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Accounting

ACT 101   Applied Accounting (3)

Introduces the accounting cycle. Basic concepts covered include double-entry bookkeeping and examination of basic financial reports such as the balance sheet, statement of owner's equity and income statement. Emphasis on cash receipts, cash disbursements, accounts receivable and accounts payable. Some assignments made using general ledger accounting software. Intended to be the first accounting course for students who have not taken high school accounting or have no accounting experience.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

ACT 105   Personal Accounting and Finance (3)

Overview of practical business procedures, covering banking procedures (ATM, statements), investment matters, budgeting, insurance, payroll and associated taxes, interest, marketing and other economic issues, and other areas important to economic survival in a highly sophisticated business environment.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

ACT 110   Financial Accounting I (4)

Prerequisites: ACT 101 or high school accounting strongly recommended

Introduction to financial accounting, through the theory and logic underlying accounting procedures as well as the measurement and presentation of financial data. Brief review of the basic accounting cycle. Development of fundamental concepts in determination of income and presentation of financial position of business firms. Exposure to partnership accounting as well as coverage of corporation accounting including stocks, stockholder equity transactions, and bonds. Introduction to international accounting as well as statement of cash flows.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

ACT 115   Computerized Accounting I (3)

Prerequisites: ACT 101 or ACT 110 or successful completion of high school accounting or department permission

Exposure to some of the most popular accounting software used in the marketplace by small and medium sized businesses. Computer application packages include Quickbooks, Peachtree, and Microsoft Excel. For students continuing their accounting/ business education or who want more knowledge in computerized accounting applications.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Hybrid

ACT 125   Certified Bookkeeper (3)

Prerequisites: ACT 110

Coursework will lead to national certification with the American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers (AIPB). The AIPB Certification is a high professional standard for bookkeepers and is the only national standard.  Offered in Fall only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

ACT 130   Managerial Accounting (3)

Prerequisites: ACT 110

Introduction to relevant costs for decision making, controlling, contribution approach to decision-making, and absorption costing versus direct costing effect on income. Coverage of segment profitability, budgeting, capital projects, selection and subsequent evaluation, cost volume and allocation involving joint costs decentralization, and performance measurement and transfer pricing. Emphasis on performance standards, activity-based costing, variance analysis, and responsibility accounting.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

ACT 198   Accounting Internship (1-3 hrs)

Prerequisites: Department chair or dean permission

Students placed in a position or in business to gain practical experience and learn specific operational technologies.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

ACT 210   Intermediate Accounting I (3)

Prerequisites: ACT 120 or ACT 130

Accounting theory and practice related to the acquisition, use and disposal of fixed and intangible assets. Recognition and measurement of current assets including cash and inventories are covered. Includes comprehensive study of financial statements. Offered in Spring only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

ACT 240   Individual Income Tax Accounting (3)

Prerequisites: ACT 110

Fundamentals of federal income taxation with emphasis on individuals. Topics include determination of income, exclusions, exemptions, personal and business deductions, credits, accounting methods, and capital gains and losses. Offered in Fall only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

Agriculture - AGB

AGB 110   Agricultural Economics (4)

Prerequisites: MAT 098 or higher with a passing grade or placement into MAT 121 or higher

Characteristics of our economic system and fundamental principles of macroeconomic concepts with applications to agriculture. Effects on agriculture by money and banking systems, monetary and fiscal policies, government policies and international trade.  Offered in Fall only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

Agriculture - AGR

AGR 100   Agricultural Industries (1)

Introduction to industries and careers that support agriculture. Includes: Resources for major exploration (incorporating regional professional societies, guest seminars, and university transfer information). Emphasis is placed on emerging trends in field practice.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

AGR 105   Sustainable Agriculture and the Environment (3)

Examines the practice of agro-ecology: the interface of management, biology and the environment in our effort to produce food, feed, and fiber for a rapidly growing human population. Consequences of historical and current practices and policies will be discussed as well as strengths and weaknesses of alternative practices that seek to employ more knowledge of biology and ecology.  Offered in Fall only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

AGR 110   Introductory Forestry (3)

introduction to field of forestry. In addition to traditional topics of species identification, biology and timber management, this course examines the sociological, environmental, industrial, and political influences, as well as the economic significance on domestic and international management of forest resources.  Offered in Fall only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

AGR 120   Precision Agriculture (3)

Emphasis on Global Positioning Systems (GPS), Geographic Information Systems (GIS), remote sensing, data acquisition, mapping, variable rate applications and economics of precision agriculture technologies. Includes a fundamental understanding of precision agriculture; identification and use appropriate hardware and software tools; experience in developing and interpreting prescription maps; effectively use data in management decisions; and understanding of precision agriculture applications in other countries.  Offered in Spring only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

AGR 200   Agribusiness Internship (3)

Prerequisites: Student must have completed a minimum of 15 hours of coursework in AGR, AGB, AGS.

This internship requires students to apply their knowledge at a local agricultural business or farm.  Offered in Spring only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

Agriculture - AGS

AGS 170/BIO 170   Plant Science (3)

Prerequisites: High School biology or equivalent and High School Chemistry or equivalent with a grade of C or better within the last 5 years

Corequisites: AGS 171/BIO 171

An introduction to plant science and plant physiology spanning the areas of food, ornamental crops and sustainable agriculture.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

AGS 171/BIO 171   Plant Science Lab (1)

Prerequisites: High School biology or equivalent and High School chemistry or equivalent with a grade of C or better within the last 5 years.

Corequisites: AGS 170/BIO 170

Introduction to plant science and plant physiology spanning the areas of food, ornamental crops and sustainable agriculture. Provides opportunities for laboratory application of concepts of plant science using basic research and production practices in plant science.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

AGS 180/BIO 180   Animal Science (4)

Prerequisites: High School biology or equivalent and High School chemistry or equivalent with a grade of C or better within the last 5 years.

Principles of animal science including importance of animal agriculture, genetics, anatomy, physiology and nutrition.  Offered in Spring only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

AGS 210/PHY 210   Soils (3)

Prerequisites: CHM 101/103 or CHM 115 with a grade of C or better

Corequisites: AGS 211/PHY 211

Introduction to soil sciences with emphasis placed on physical, biological and chemical properties as related to moisture, temperature, drainage and tillage. Applications including land use, plant growth and environmental problems. Laboratory and computer methods for evaluation of the physical, chemical and biological properties of soil.  Offered in Spring only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

AGS 211/PHY 211   Soils Lab (1)

Prerequisites: CHM 101/103 or CHM 115 with a grade of C or better

Corequisites: AGS 210/PHY 210

Laboratory and computer methods for evaluation of the physical, chemical and biological properties of soil.  Offered in Spring only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

Anthropology

ANT 101   General Anthropology (3)

Introductory survey of anthropology includes subfields of physical/biological, ethnology/cultural, linguistic and archaeological/material.  General anthropology is a broad field looking at human behavior cross-culturally, as well as our material productions both past and present, the evolution of our modern human form, and language. Equal time will be spent on each of the four subfields providing an overview of anthropology today.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR ANTH 101 – General Anthropology

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

ANT 102   Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (3)

Study of diverse human cultures. Introduction of basic concepts and techniques practiced by cultural anthropologists. Topics include language, kinship, gender, economics, politics, ecology, and religion. Discussion of problems resulting when traditional societies confront industrial societies or industrialization.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR ANTH 201 – Cultural Anthropology

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Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

ANT 103   Introduction to Archaeology (3)

Introduction to archaeology, with emphasis on scientific methods and procedures, tools, and techniques used by archaeologists to recover information about the past from the material remains.  Offered in Fall only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

ANT 105   Introduction to Biological Anthropology (3)

Survey of common topics, including human evolutionary fossil record, modern physical variations such as race, forensics, and primate behavior and evolution.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

ANT 151   World Archaeology (3)

Examines archaeological discoveries from prehistoric cultures and ancient civilizations of Africa, Asia, Europe, the Americas, and Oceania. Exploration of human achievements from earliest human ancestors to the present to develop understanding of human condition and foundations of modern world.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

ANT 171   Introduction to Egyptology (3)

Introduction to history, geography, society, and culture of Ancient Egypt. Special emphasis on archaeological remains. A look at how ancient Egypt foundation for the modern world has been studied and portrayed.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

ANT 181   The Archaeology of Mythology (3)

Investigate what archaeology can add to the study of mythology and of the cultures that created these stories. Topics include both prehistoric and historic time periods from around the world, with a special emphasis on Classical Greece and Rome.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

ANT 201   Field School in Archaeology (3-6 hrs)

Exploration of practical methods of archaeological survey and excavation needed to learn about past civilizations and cultures. Students will participate in a dig or survey project in St. Charles County or at a location such as New Mexico or Madagascar.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

ANT 224   People and Cultures of Africa (3)

General anthropological survey of African cultures and civilizations, past and present, throughout the continent.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

ANT 290   Topics in Anthropology (3)

Exploration of topic selected by instructor. Topic varies depending on semester and instructor.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

Arabic

ARB 101   Arabic Language and Culture I (4)

Basic Arabic language skills includes speaking, listening comprehension, reading and writing, with emphasis on effective linguistic functioning in real situations. Explores cultures of Arabic-speaking countries.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR LANG 105 – Foreign Language I

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Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

ARB 102   Arabic Language and Culture II (4)

Prerequisites: ARB 101

Continuation of ARB 101. Explores cultures of Arabic-speaking countries.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR LANG 106 – Foreign Language II

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Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

ARB 190   Topics in Arabic Language and Culture (1-3 hrs)

Prerequisites: Dependent on topic

Exploration of special topics and/or activities in Arabic language and culture.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

ARB 201   Arabic Language and Culture III (4)

Prerequisites: ARB 102 or equivalent

Follow-up to ARB 102. Expanded opportunities for listening to, speaking, reading, and writing Modern Standard Arabic. Continued exploration of culture, with an emphasis on Arab intellectuals, poets and writers. Emphasis remains on linguistic functioning in real situations.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

ARB 202   Arabic Language and Culture IV (4)

Prerequisites: ARB 201 or equivalent

Follow-up to ARB 201. Precise and coherent use of Modern Standard Arabic language through development of the speaking, reading, writing and listening skills; more focus on syntax, morphology, and grammar. Students will take part in meaningful, functional communication that might be encountered in real life complex situations. Varied reading and writing activities representing cultural topics will be included. Media Arabic will be introduced.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

Art

ART 1001   Art Appreciation (3)

Lectures to stimulate visual, emotional and intellectual awareness of humankind's artistic heritage. Covers historically significant art forms from prehistoric through postmodernism. The course will not fulfill the requirements for a major in art.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR ARTS 100 – Art Appreciation

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Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

ART 1101   Mac Basics (2)

Introduction to Macintosh computer platform. Overview of computer hardware, basic factory-installed software. Macintosh operation, troubleshooting, repair, and practices. Input and output devices, such as scanners, digital cameras, video equipment and printers.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

ART 1105   Digital Art Studio (3)

Focus on introducing students to digital art forms, software programs, and the interrelationship of art and technology. Students will gain experience using digital tools to create fine art & graphic communications pieces weaving technical skills into creative vision.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR PERF 105GA – Studio Art - Graphic Arts

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

ART 1200   2-D Design (3)

Introduction to the basic study, use, and control of the art elements and principles of two-dimensional design that are fundamental to all visual arts through assigned problems using readings, discussion and exercises employing a variety of materials and tools. 

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR PERF 105GA – Studio Art - Graphic Arts

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

ART 1205   Color Theory (3)

Prerequisites: ART 1200 with a grade of C or better

Continue to build mastery in both use and understanding of design elements and principles with specific emphasis on the interaction and application of color in design and exploration of various color theories through a series of exercises. 

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR PERF 105GA – Studio Art - Graphic Arts

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

ART 1300   3-D Design (3)

Introduction to the basic study, use, and control of the art elements and principles that govern three-dimensional design and structure through assigned problems using readings, discussion and exercises designed to employ of a variety of concepts, materials and tools specific to the construction of three-dimensional art making.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR PERF 105S – Studio Art - Sculpture 

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

ART 1400   Drawing I (3)

Introduction to drawing through variety of methods, both traditional and contemporary. Emphasis placed on analysis of space and form as well as familiarization with and control of drawing material. Introduction to line, perspective, shading, and texture.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR PERF 105D – Studio Art - Drawing

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

ART 1405   Drawing II (3)

Prerequisites: ART 1400 with a grade of C or better

Continuation of ART 1400 reassessing methods and analysis with emphasis on color theory and use of wet and dry media.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

ART 1500   Survey of Western Art History I: Prehistory to End of the Middle Ages (3)

Survey art history course focusing on historically significant cultures and forms of art and architecture in Western Civilization. Exploration of the development of human achievements from Prehistory to the end of the Middle Ages. 

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR ARTS 101 – Art History I

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

ART 1505   Survey of Western Art History II: Renaissance to the Twentieth Century (3)

Prerequisites: ART 1001 or ART 1500 with a grade of C or better

Survey art history course focusing on historically significant cultures and forms of art and architecture in Western Civilization. Exploration of the development of human achievements from the Renaissance to the 20th century.  Offered in Spring only. 

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR ARTS 102 – Art History II

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

ART 2100   History of Graphic Design (3)

This is a survey course on the history of Graphic Design. This course will cover the history and development of visual communication. It will begin with the development of language and will trace the evolution of word and image throughout history using the works of designers and illustrators that have influenced the continuing development of the discipline. There will be an emphasis on the influence of technology, culture, major artistic movements, and socio-political factors on the evolution of graphic design. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

ART 2110   Page Layout (3)

Prerequisites: ART 1105 with a grade of C or better or instructor permission

Focus on page layout, publication design, and layout techniques covering a range of work, from flyers, brochures, magazines, multi-page publishing as well as electronic formats. Typography, use of space and traditional industry standards and practices included as well as prepress guidelines for both print and electronic media.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR PERF 105GA – Studio Art - Graphic Arts

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

ART 2120   Typography (3)

Prerequisites: ART 1105 with a grade of C or better or instructor permission

Focus of course will stress the refined use of typography as a design and communication tool. Students will study the history and classifications of letter-forms and use it in the creation of various typographical designs and presentations. Typical projects may range from letter and alphabet design to the use of typographical forms as the feature design elements in graphic designs or page layouts.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR PERF 105GA – Studio Art - Graphic Arts

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

ART 2130   Digital Imaging & Illustration (3)

Prerequisites: ART 1105 with a grade of C or better or instructor permission

Focus on the creation and digital manipulation of artwork & images increasing familiarity with basic tools used the design. Projects focus on artwork and logo creation, image correction and adjustment, combining imagery, color correction, etc. Discussion and demonstration of traditional printing technology. Review of legal issues related to digital imagery and freelance design included.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR PERF 105GA – Studio Art - Graphic Arts

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

ART 2140   Web Design (3)

Prerequisites: ART 2130 with a grade of C or better or instructor permission

Emphasis on web page design & development. Topics include the conceptualization and construction of a variety of web sites, including individual pages, HTML, email, animation, etc. Implementation of all aspects of graphic design will play a part in the overall class. This is a continuation of student design studies, applying graphic concepts to the interactive Web.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

ART 2160   Motion Graphics (3)

Prerequisites: ART 1105 and ART 2130 with a grade of C or better or instructor permission

In this class students will learn the basics of motion graphics design and animation through completion of finished projects that may include movie/tv show titles, kinetic typography, commercials, info graphics and animated shorts.  Offered in Spring only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

ART 2170   Video Production (3)

Prerequisites: ART 2810 with a grade of C or better or ART 1105 and ART 2800 with grades of C or better or instructor permission

Course will focus on video art as an expressive media. Students will learn the basics of video production/post production through completion of finished projects that may include music videos, interview/maker videos, commercials, how to videos, comedy shorts and short form stories. Cost of course may exceed $200.  Offered in Fall only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

ART 2199   Portfolio Design and Professional Practices (3)

Prerequisites: Instructor permission

Focus of the course will emphasize the opportunities and procedures in various fields of graphic design, illustration and the creative industries. Students will be guided in the preparation of a portfolio of their work, a resume, related documents and will learn practical interviewing techniques. The intent will be to prepare students to enter the art field with a confident and professional attitude.  Offered in Spring only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Hybrid

ART 2210   Modern and Contemporary Art History (3)

Prerequisites: ART 1001 or ART 1500 or ART 1505 with a grade of C or better

Art History lecture course focusing on significant artistic developments and forms of art and architecture through exploration of the development of human achievements in the modern and contemporary era.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

ART 2220   History of Photography (3)

Exploration of photography, its historical development, an examination of it as an art medium, and its influence on the development of modern art and contemporary culture.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

ART 2300   Drawing III (3)

Prerequisites: ART 1405 with a grade of C or better

Continuation of Drawing II. Emphasis on variety of drawing materials and subject matter as well as development of individual expression.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

ART 2310   Figure Drawing I (3)

Introduction to human-figure drawing through traditional and contemporary methods. Emphasis on analysis of space and form as well as human anatomy.  Offered in Spring only.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR PERF 105D – Studio Art - Introduction to Drawing 

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

ART 2320   Figure Drawing II (3)

Prerequisites: ART 2310 with a grade of C or better

Continuation of Figure Drawing I with introduction of color theory and wet-drawing media.  Offered in Spring only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

ART 2330   Figure Drawing III (3)

Prerequisites: ART 2320 with a grade of C or better

Studio art course that expands upon the core principles explored in Figure Drawing I and II along with broader experimentation in use of materials and deeper personal expression.  Offered in Spring only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

ART 2390   Special Problems in Studio Art: Drawing (3)

Prerequisites: Instructor permission

Advanced study in studio art discipline beyond courses appearing in this catalog. Projects predetermined through interview with instructor, completed during studio times offered in discipline.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

ART 2400   Painting I (3)

Prerequisites: ART 1400 with a grade of C or better

Studio course where students work with oil paints to realistically represent subject matter in the tradition of Western Art and participate in critique sessions. Paint density, texture and chemistry will be discussed. The formal aspects of drawing will be applied. Painting demonstrations are designed to help each student understand the objective of the assignments. Students will prepare their own painting surfaces in order to learn and appreciate the craft involved with the entire process of creating a finished work of art.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR PERF 105P – Studio Art - Painting 

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

ART 2401   Painting for Non-Art Majors (3)

An introduction to the fundamental concepts of painting in a studio environment. Students will become familiar with the materials and techniques used in painting. This course will not fulfill the requirements for a major in art.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

ART 2410   Painting II (3)

Prerequisites: ART 2400 with a grade of C or better

Studio course where students work with paint to represent subject matter, broaden techniques learned in ART 2410, develop personal expression and participate in critique sessions. Paint density, texture and chemistry will be discussed. Painting demonstrations are designed to help each student understand the objective of the assignments. Students will prepare their own painting surfaces in order to learn and appreciate the craft involved with the entire process of creating a finished work of art.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

ART 2420   Painting III (3)

Prerequisites: ART 2410 with a grade of C or better

Continuation of Painting II. Special projects in both traditional and nontraditional materials and subject matter.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

ART 2430   Topics: Advanced Painting (3)

Prerequisites: ART 2420

Advanced course on contract individual study basis to gain greater expertise in painting.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

ART 2490   Special Problems in Studio Art: Painting (3)

Prerequisites: Instructor permission

Advanced study in studio art discipline beyond courses appearing in this catalog. Projects predetermined through interview with instructor, completed during studio times offered in discipline.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

ART 2500   Ceramics I (3)

Prerequisites: ART 1300 with a grade of C or better

A study of the basic principles of ceramics and ceramic art making with emphasis on the hand-building process and introduction to wheel throwing. Studio operations such as clay mixing, clay recycling, glaze mixing and kiln loading will also be covered.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR PERF 105C – Studio Art - Ceramics 

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

ART 2501   Ceramics for Non-Art Majors (3)

An introduction to the fundamental concepts of ceramics in a studio environment. Students will become familiar with the materials and techniques used in ceramics. This course will not fulfill the requirements for a major in art.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR PERF 105C – Studio Art - Ceramics 

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

ART 2510   Ceramics II (3)

Prerequisites: ART 2500 with a grade of C or better

Continuation of Ceramics I with more emphasis on wheel throwing skills, experimentation with glazes and creative design and expression. How to run a ceramics facility is covered through course participation in studio operations.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

ART 2520   Topics: Advanced Ceramics (3)

Prerequisites: ART 2510 with a grade of C or better

Advanced course on contract individual study basis to gain greater expertise in ceramics.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

ART 2550   Jewelry I (3)

Prerequisites: ART 1300 with a grade of C or better

Introduction to materials and processes of jewelry making. Techniques include cutting, piercing, filing, joining, casting, forging, soldering, and cold connections. Stress on intricacies of working with different metals and experimental media and design concepts along with personal expression.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR PERF 105M – Studio Art - Multimedia Crafts 

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

ART 2551   Jewelry for Non-Art Majors (3)

An introduction to the basic essentials of making jewelry in an art studio environment. Students will become familiar with the materials and techniques used in making jewelry. This course will not fulfill the requirements for a major in art.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR PERF 105M – Studio Art - Multimedia Crafts 

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

ART 2560   Jewelry II (3)

Prerequisites: ART 2550 with a grade of C or better

Further exploration and refinement of metal fabrication processes as introduced in Jewelry I.  Techniques may include soldering, jewelry scale casting, surface embellishment techniques, enameling techniques, hydraulic die forming and mechanism design to create jewelry and small scale objects.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

ART 2570   Topics: Advanced Jewelry (3)

Prerequisites: ART 2560 with a grade of C or better

Advanced course on contract individual study basis to gain greater expertise in jewelry making.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

ART 2590   Special Problems in Studio Art: Ceramics (3)

Prerequisites: Instructor permission

Advanced study in studio art discipline beyond courses appearing in this catalog. Projects predetermined through interview with instructor, completed during studio times offered in discipline

Course Type(s): On-Campus

ART 2595   Special Problems in Studio Art: Jewelry (3)

Prerequisites: Instructor permission

Advanced study in studio art discipline beyond courses appearing in this catalog. Projects predetermined through interview with instructor, completed during studio times offered in discipline.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

ART 2600   Sculpture I (3)

Prerequisites: ART 1300 with a grade of C or better

Introduction to sculpture materials, skills, history, and concepts. Explores methods in manipulation of traditional and experimental sculptural media, including additive and subtractive techniques. Involves studio work, research, lecture, and discussion. Emphasis as much on learning technique as understanding concepts and personal expression.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR PERF 105S – Studio Art - Sculpture 

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

ART 2601   Sculpture for Non-Art Majors (3)

An introduction to the fundamental concepts of sculpture in a studio environment. Students will become familiar with the materials and techniques used in sculpture. This course will not fulfill the requirements for a major in art.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR PERF 105S – Studio Art - Sculpture 

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

ART 2610   Sculpture II (3)

Prerequisites: ART 2600 with a grade of C or better

Emphasis on artisanship, exploration, and research to gain more sophisticated and self-motivated personal direction. Introduces skills in welding and metal fabrication as well as individual media choices. May include some metal casting.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

ART 2620   Figure Sculpture (Figurative Clay Sculpture I) (3)

Prerequisites: ART 2600 with a grade of C or better

Introduction to basics of figure sculpture using the human figure as reference for subject matter for modeling in clay over an armature. Some other ways of constructing the figure may also be investigated.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

ART 2630   Topics: Advanced Sculpture (3)

Prerequisites: ART 2610 or ART 2620 with a grade of C or better

Advanced course on contract individual study basis to gain greater expertise in sculpture.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

ART 2690   Special Problems in Studio Art: Sculpture (3)

Prerequisites: Instructor permission

Advanced study in studio art discipline beyond courses appearing in this catalog. Projects predetermined through interview with instructor, completed during studio times offered in discipline.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

ART 2700   Intro to Printmaking (3)

Prerequisites: ART 1400 or ART 1200 with a grade of C or better

Introduction to basic traditional printmaking processes. It is assumed upon entrance that students have no prior printmaking knowledge. Processes covered include: Woodcut (black and white woodcut, color woodcut), Intaglio (etching, acquaint, drypoint), and Monotype.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR PERF 105GA – Studio Art - Graphic Arts

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

ART 2701   Printmaking for Non-Art Majors (3)

An introduction to the fundamental concepts of printmaking in a studio environment. Students will become familiar with the materials and techniques used in printmaking. This course will not fulfill the requirements for a major in art.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR PERF 105GA – Studio Art - Graphic Arts

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

ART 2710   Relief Printmaking (3)

Prerequisites: ART 2700 with a grade of C or better

This course is designed to build upon basic relief printing processes covered in Intro to Printmaking. Processes covered include: Reductive woodcut, Multiple Block Woodcut, Wood Engraving, Monotype, and Relief Printed Collagraph.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

ART 2720   Intaglio Printmaking (3)

Prerequisites: ART 2700 with a grade of C or better

This course is designed to build upon basic intaglio processes covered in Intro to Printmaking. Processes covered include: Color Intaglio (multiple plate, a la poupee), Engraving, Soft Ground, Sugar lift, Spit Bite, and Collagraph.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

ART 2730   Topics: Advanced Printmaking (3)

Prerequisites: ART 2710 or ART 2720 with a grade of C or better

Advanced course on contract individual study basis to gain greater expertise in printmaking.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

ART 2750   Fibers (3)

Prerequisites: ART 1200 or ART 1300 with a grade of C or better

In-depth exploration of the processes of creating art textiles. Draws upon contemporary and historical sources and personal imagery for expression using the fiber medium. Techniques include direct application of dyes and pigments with various resist methods, screen print processes, creating a dimensional fiber form, and exploring pattern structures. Students create within directed problems and develop abilities to verbalize ideas through conversations and critiques.  Offered in Fall only.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR PERF 105M – Studio Art - Multimedia Crafts 

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

ART 2751   Fibers for Non-Art Majors (3)

An introduction to the fundamental concepts of Fiber and Textile based art in a studio environment. Students will become familiar with the materials and techniques used in Fibers. This course will not fulfill the requirements for a major in art.  Offered in Fall only.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR PERF 105M – Studio Art - Multimedia Crafts 

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

ART 2790   Special Problems in Studio Art: Printmaking (3)

Prerequisites: Instructor permission

Advanced study in studio art discipline beyond courses appearing in this catalog. Projects predetermined through interview with instructor, completed during studio times offered in discipline.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

ART 2795   Special Problems in Studio Art: Fibers (3)

Prerequisites: Instructor permission

Advanced study in studio art discipline beyond courses appearing in this catalog. Projects predetermined through interview with instructor, completed during studio times offered in discipline.  Offered in Fall only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

ART 2800   Black & White Photography I (3)

Introduction to basics and principles of black and white photography. Includes mechanical and visual aspects and darkroom skills for developing and printing black and white film. Requires manual single-lens reflex camera. Cost of course supplies may exceed $200.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR PERF 105GA – Studio Art - Graphic Arts

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

ART 2810   Digital Photography I (3)

Basic processes and procedures of creating imagery through the use of new technology and other devices.  Explores digital tools and processes as a means for photographic input, output and basic image manipulation.  Fundamental computer skills are required.  Mac platform preferred.  Students will be responsible for their own 8-10 megapixel adjustable digital camera minimum as well as other supplies.  DSLR cameras with RAW capabilities are preferred.  Cost of course supplies may exceed $200.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR PERF 105GA – Studio Art - Graphic Arts

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

ART 2820   Black & White Photography II (3)

Prerequisites: ART 2800 with a grade of C or better

Approach to photography primarily from creative visual aspect, emphasis is placed on concept development.  Increases photographer's awareness of and sensitivity to visual aspects such as composition while refining mechanical skills such as exposure, developing and darkroom skills while using black & white media.  Requires manual single-lens reflex camera.  Cost of course supplies may exceed $200.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

ART 2830   Digital Photography II (3)

Prerequisites: ART 2810 with a grade of C or better

Intermediate exploration of the aesthetics and techniques of digital photography including a further investigation of the constructed image, color management, asset management and output methods.  Students will produce one or more portfolios of digital images.  Students will be responsible for their own 8-10 megapixel adjustable digital camera minimum as well as other supplies.  DSLR cameras with RAW capabilities are preferred.  Cost of course supplies may exceed $200.  Offered in Spring only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

ART 2840   Photography III (3)

Prerequisites: ART 2820 or ART 2830 with a grade of C or better

This course is a continuation in understanding black and white and or digital photography, and in understanding photographic images in general in terms of how they function as art work; with emphasis on technical consistency and sophistication in expression of ideas.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

ART 2850   Topics: Advanced Photography (3)

Prerequisites: ART 2840

Advanced course on contract individual study basis to gain greater expertise in photography.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

ART 2855   Special Topics in Photography (3)

Prerequisites: ART 2820 or ART 2830 or instructor permission

Variable content covering in-depth advanced topics in technique and subject matter not covered in regular curriculum. Topics vary and may include subjects such as portrait photography and lighting, location photography: landscape and architecture, non-silver photographic processes, working with color positives, etc. Class may be repeated for credit up to three times if different topic is studied.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

ART 2860   Studio Lighting (3)

Prerequisites: ART 2810 with a grade of C or better

Provides hands-on instruction in the photographic studio in the manipulation and utilization of light for the production of professional quality images. Students are taught to accurately control lighting for portraits, objects, products, etc. to create strong portfolio images. Cost of course supplies may exceed $200.  Offered in Fall only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

ART 2870   Event Photography (3)

Prerequisites: ART 2810 with a grade of C or better

Students learn to use their technical expertise, creativity and composition skills to produce and preserve images that visually tell a story or record an event. Photographic techniques and location considerations are discussed as well as the business practices essential to be successful in the profession. Cost of course supplies may exceed $200.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

ART 2890   Special Problems in Studio Art: Black & White Photography (3)

Prerequisites: Instructor permission

Advanced study in studio art discipline beyond courses appearing in this catalog. Projects predetermined through interview with instructor, completed during studio times offered in discipline.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

ART 2895   Special Problems in Studio Art: Digital Photography (3)

Prerequisites: Instructor permission

Advanced study in studio art discipline beyond courses appearing in this catalog. Projects predetermined through interview with instructor, completed during studio times offered in discipline.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

ART 2900   Illustration I (3)

Prerequisites: ART 1400 with a grade of C or better

Course exploring techniques, materials and methods of illustration for commercial and fine art purposes. Projects emphasize individual creativity and concept but also emphasize working with clients.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

ART 2910   Illustration II (3)

Prerequisites: ART 2900 with a grade of C or better

Continuation of Illustration I with an advanced approach. Emphasis placed on subject interpretation and individual concept and creativity using variety of art mediums.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

ART 2930   Gallery Management Internship (3)

Prerequisites: Instructor permission

Basic processes and procedures of curating a fine art exhibition and managing exhibition space. Explore SCC's community art venue from a behind-the-scenes perspective while developing an understanding of the responsibilities of managing, funding, and maintaining exhibition space. Participation in installation and planning of SCC Gallery exhibitions. May involve field trips.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

ART 2950   Visual Arts Studio Internship (3)

Prerequisites: Instructor permission

On-the-job experience in visual arts.  Students may apply for an internship with artists or art-related businesses to enhance career readiness.  Visual arts studio internships must be approved and sponsored by a faculty advisor. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

ART 2970   Art and Architecture Field Studies (1-3)

Prerequisites: One of the following: ART 1001, 1200, 1300, 1400, 1500, 2750, 2401, 2501, 2551, 2601, 2701, 2751, 2800, 2930 or instructor permission

Field course covering art, architecture, and history of a region of the world involving supervised on-site field studies and coursework outlined in an individual learning agreement. Includes lectures, directed readings, writing, drawing, photography, and other creative projects as well as visits to important sites and artifacts. Students must also register for and participate in approved academic study tour, study abroad, or field experience.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

ART 2990   Special Problems in Studio Art: Illustration (3)

Prerequisites: Instructor permission

Advanced study in studio art discipline beyond courses appearing in this catalog. Projects predetermined through interview with instructor, completed during studio times offered in discipline.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

ART 2995   Special problems in Studio Art (3)

Prerequisites: Instructor permission

Advanced study in studio art discipline beyond courses appearing in this catalog. Projects predetermined through interview with instructor, completed during studio times offered in discipline.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

ART 2999   Sophomore Studio Art Seminar (3)

Prerequisites: Upon completion of 31 to 32 credits of the requirements towards an AFA degree (3rd semester)

A course for art majors planning to transfer to a four-year institution for a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree or a BA degree in Studio Art. This course will guide students in how to photograph their artwork and prepare their visual art portfolio for review by the transfer institutions and exhibition spaces. Opportunities and procedures in the various fields of visual art will be discussed. Other necessary skills such as artist resume writing and artist statement writing will also be undertaken.  Offered in Fall only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

Biology

BIO 095   Pre-A&P Foundations in Science (1)

This course provides the foundations of scientific terminology and concepts useful for success in Anatomy & Physiology I (acceptable prerequisite for BIO 250A/250B). Topics include: scientific method, chemistry of life, cell biology, genetics, energetics, overview of human systems.  This course is graded on a Pass/Fail basis.   Offered online only.  This course does not count toward graduation.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

BIO 105   Essentials of Biology (3)

Corequisites: BIO 106 (recommended but not required)

Examines fundamental principles of biology. Includes organization of living things, scientific method, cell and molecular biology, genetics, ecology, evolution, and relationship between biology and society. Suitable for non-science majors.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR BIOL 100 – Essentials in Biology (Lecture Only)

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR BIOL 100L – Essentials in Biology with Lab (Lecture & Lab)

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Course Type(s): On-Campus Online Hybrid

BIO 106   Essentials of Biology Laboratory (1)

Corequisites: BIO 105

Emphasis on use of methodologies typical of biological studies. Compliments topics covered in BIO 105. Suitable for non-science majors.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR BIOL 100 – Essentials in Biology (Lecture Only)

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR BIOL 100L – Essentials in Biology with Lab (Lecture & Lab)

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Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

BIO 108   Trends in Science (3)

Provides undergraduate non-majors an understanding of contemporary scientific issues, concepts and trends in biology.  Emphasis is on health and disease, genetic engineering, evolutionary aspect of organisms, introduction to ecology and the impact of humans on ecosystems and environment.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR BIOL 100 – Essentials in Biology (Lecture Only)

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Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

BIO 110   Human Biology (3)

Survey of human body structure and function for non-science major. Study of all organ systems of the body along with current topics in human biology.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR LIFS 100 – Essentials in Human Biology (Lecture Only)

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR LIFS 100L – Essentials in Human Biology with Lab (Lecture and Lab)

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Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

BIO 113   Human Biology Laboratory (1)

Corequisites: BIO 110

Use of models, specimens, and investigative activities intended to enhance study of human organism.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR LIFS 100 – Essentials in Human Biology (Lecture Only)

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR LIFS 100L – Essentials in Human Biology with Lab (Lecture and Lab)

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Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

BIO 122   Environmental Sciences (3)

Study of biological and physical characteristics and principles of nature. Deals with diverse topics such as ecology, endangered species, pollution, meteorology, earth studies, populations, etc. Occasional guest speakers or field trips included. (For non-science majors)  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR BIOL 100 – Essentials in Biology (Lecture Only)

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Course Type(s): On-Campus Hybrid

BIO 150   General Biology I (5)

Prerequisites: MAT 121 or higher with a passing grade, One year of high school biology or equivalent with a C or better; One year of high school chemistry or equivalent with a grade of C or better.

Basic principles of plant and animal biology, including cell biology, biochemistry, energetics, genetics, evolution, and ecology. Appreciation of scientific method in general and biological methodology. Lab component will emphasize the use of methodologies typical of biological studies. For science majors.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR BIOL 150L – Biology with Lab (Lecture and Lab)

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

BIO 151   General Biology II (5)

Prerequisites: BIO 150 with a grade of C or better

Continuation of General Biology I. Emphasis on botany, zoology, animal systems, behavior, taxonomy. Lab component will feature laboratory and field activities that complement studies in lecture. For science majors.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

BIO 170/AGS 170   Plant Science (3)

Prerequisites: High School biology or equivalent and High School chemistry or equivalent with a grade of C or better within the last 5 years.

Corequisites: BIO 171/AGS 171

An introduction to plant science and plant physiology spanning the areas of food, ornamental crops and sustainable agriculture.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

BIO 171/AGS 171   Plant Science Lab (1)

Prerequisites: High School biology or equivalent and High School chemistry or equivalent with a grade of C or better within the last 5 years.

Corequisites: AGS 170 or BIO 170

Introduction to plant science and plant physiology spanning the areas of food, ornamental crops and sustainable agriculture. Provides opportunities for laboratory application of concepts of plant science using basic research and production practices in plant science.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

BIO 180/AGS 180   Animal Science (4)

Prerequisites: High School biology or equivalent and High School chemistry or equivalent with a grade of C or better within the last 5 years.

Principles of animal science including importance of animal agriculture, genetics, anatomy, physiology and nutrition.  Offered in Spring only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

BIO 200A   Essentials of Anatomy & Physiology for SCC Practical Nursing Students (4)

Prerequisites: Please see Allied Health advisor to enroll.

Corequisites: BIO 200B

Pre-requisite for the SCC Practical Nursing Program. Covers basic anatomy and physiology of the human body systems. Serves as a pre-requisite for BIO-251 A/B only for students who plan to bridge from the PN Program at SCC to the ADN/RN program at SCC only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

BIO 200B   Essentials of Anatomy & Physiology Lab for SCC Practical Nursing Students (0)

Prerequisites: Please see Allied Health advisor to enroll.

Corequisites: BIO 200A

Laboratory exercises reinforce lecture concepts presented in BIO 200A. Use of models, microscopic and gross specimens, and illustrations will enable study of the anatomy of human organ systems. Intended only for students in BIO 200A as preparation for SCC’s Practical Nursing Program.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

BIO 242   Anatomy and Physiology Supplement (1)

Corequisites: BIO 250A and 250B

Supplement and reinforcement of concepts presented in BIO 250A and 250B. Strongly recommended for students who have failed or received a "W" in BIO 250A or its equivalent; recommended for all students in BIO 250A.  Course is only offered during late start sessions.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

BIO 246   Microbiology (4)

Prerequisites: High School biology or equivalent and High School chemistry or equivalent with a grade of a C or better within the last five years.

Basic concepts of microbiology including metabolism, genetics, and inhibition of bacteria, fungi and viruses. Emphasis on human pathogens, infection, resistance, and immunity. Laboratory exercises reinforce lecture concepts and teach fundamental skills in microscopy, aseptic technique, isolation, and identification of microorganisms.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

BIO 250B   Anatomy and Physiology Laboratory I (0)

Corequisites: BIO 250A

Activities to enhance study of topics covered in the lecture section (BIO 250A). Use of models, charts, and both microscopic and gross specimens to illustrate various systems.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR LIFS 150L – Human Biology with Lab (Lecture & Lab)

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

BIO 250A   Anatomy and Physiology I (4)

Prerequisites: High School biology or its equivalent within the last five years with a grade of C or better and CHM 099 or CHM 101/103 or CHM 106 or its equivalent with a grade of a C or better within the last five years.

Corequisites: BIO 250B

Structure and function of human body, with particular attention to cell biology, skeletal system, muscular system, nervous system and endocrine system.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR LIFS 150L – Human Biology with Lab (Lecture & Lab)

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

BIO 251B   Anatomy and Physiology Laboratory II (0)

Prerequisites: BIO 250A and BIO 250B with a grade of C or better

Corequisites: BIO 251A

Continuation of BIO 250B. Use of laboratory activities to enhance study of human body structure and function.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

BIO 251A   Anatomy and Physiology II (4)

Prerequisites: BIO 250A and BIO 250B with a grade of C or better and CHM 099 or CHM 101/103 or CHM 106 or its equivalent with a grade of a C or better within the last five years. SCC LPN students who are bridging to RN may take BIO 200A and BIO 200B with a grade of C or better instead of BIO 250A/B.

Corequisites: BIO 251B

Continuation of study of structure and function of human body. Topics include cardiovascular system, lymphatic system, respiratory system, digestive system, urinary system, and reproduction.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

BIO 280   Nutrition Pathways (3)

Prerequisites: BIO 250A/250B with a grade of C or better

Corequisites: BIO 251A/251B (can be taken as a prerequisite or corequisite)

Scientific study of the essential nutrients and their function in the body. Recommended nutrient intakes, diet assessments and planning, relationships between diet and health will also be covered.

Course Type(s): Online

BIO 295   Topics in Biology (1-4 hrs)

Corequisites: BIO 297

Topics in biology presented as complete course. May be repeated for credit if the same topic is not repeated. (May require permission of the instructor)  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

BIO 297   Topics in Biology Laboratory (1-2 hrs)

Corequisites: BIO 295

Experimental component of Biology 295 if appropriate for the topic.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

Business Administration

BUS 101   Introduction to Business (3)

Survey course covering many facets of business; a general knowledge of the modern business environment. Review of economic, social, legal, and ethical systems affecting U.S. firms. General concepts of business organization, management, people aspects of business, together with functions of production, marketing (including international), accounting, finance, computers, and information systems.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online Hybrid

BUS 105   Business Ethics (3)

Introductory survey of classical and contemporary ethical theories related to current business and computer situations and problems with an emphasis on case studies and examples. 

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR PHIL 102P – Ethics, Business and Professional

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Course Type(s): On-Campus Online Hybrid

BUS 115   Introduction to Public Relations (3)

Basic functions of public relations in the public and private sector. Emphasis on history, case studies and writing, including press releases, media plans and speeches. Media's role in public relations, and role in shaping and swaying public opinion. Specific jobs and emphasis areas also covered.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

BUS 198   Business Administration Internship (1-3 hrs)

Prerequisites: BUS 201 and department chair or dean permission

Students placed in position in an agency or in business to gain practical experience and learn specific operational technologies.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

BUS 201   Principles of Management (3)

Prerequisites: BUS 101

Presents management and organizational concepts with application to realistic organizational situations. Areas covered include management theory past and present, functions of management, organizational structure (centralization/ decentralization), span of control, motivation theories and practice, together with decision making in daily operations of marketing, production, forecasting, distribution and contemporary issues. Course structured around functions of management planning, organizing, staffing, directing and controlling.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

BUS 204   Total Quality Operations Management (3)

Examines many choices each organization makes on journey to achieving excellence. Study of exemplary organizations, their operational choices, and how those decisions lead to improved financial and market performance. Addresses key operational issues in services and manufacturing such as inventory, production methods, capacity planning, production planning, total quality management, re-engineering business processes, and statistical process control. Examines qualitative and quantitative methods in operations of well-known organizations. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

BUS 206   Human Resources Management (3)

Covers many functions involved in personnel administration as performed by human resources department administrator and line managers. Explores aspects of human resource management: planning, recruiting, interviewing, selecting, placing, training, motivating, evaluating, rewarding, and disciplining employees. Presentation of pay systems, job evaluations, and some labor/management issues. Use of case analysis. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

BUS 208   Entrepreneurship/ Small Business Management (3)

Study of small business and its importance in American economy. Analysis of problems of small business through use of case studies. Application of functions of management to small business environment, including personnel, finance, promotion, government relations, ethics, and insurance. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

BUS 210   Organizational Behavior (3)

Deals with people at work in various organizational situations and how to motivate human assets to work together more effectively. Analysis of how to meet needs and goals of employees within organization while making organization productive. Covers motivation theories, communications, status and role behavior and contemporary human relations issues in firms. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

BUS 220   Principles of Finance (3)

Prerequisites: BUS 101 and MAT 098 or placement into MAT 121

Basics of financial analysis, forecasting, operating and financial leverage, working capital, current asset management, short-term financing, time value concepts and practices, and cost of capital equity financing, dividend policy, convertible bonds, warrants and options. Includes role of financial manager in organization.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

BUS 230   Principles of Marketing (3)

Prerequisites: BUS 101

Introduces consumer and institutional behavior patterns and overall role of marketing in the economy. Examines marketing process and its functions, together with marketing mix (place, product, price and promotion). Presents psychological and societal motivations that translate need through demand to satisfaction. Provides means to evaluate firm's capabilities, develop marketing strategies, and introduce marketing techniques to meet objectives. Review of marketing ethics and some international aspects of marketing.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

BUS 232   Advertising and Sales Promotion (3)

Introduction to theory, practice, and techniques of advertising. Consideration of role of advertising and sales promotion. General survey of kinds and purposes of media, psychological implications of typical appeals, and limited practice in promotional programming. Coordination of advertising display and publicity in context of realistic sales promotion programs. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

BUS 234   Retailing (3)

Prerequisites: BUS 230

Fundamentals of retail store organization and management, including store location, layout, buying, pricing operation, advertising, display, and analysis associated with merchandise handling. Area retailers invited to discuss actual application of various retailing activities, e.g. buying, advertising, and inventory control.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

BUS 236   Consumer Behavior (3)

Marketing strategy and tactics explained based on explicit or implicit beliefs about consumer behavior. Included are external influences to buying, internal influences, the consumer's buying decision process, social and ethical issues in consumer behavior. Presents information search and consumer research methods as well as ultimate consumer and industrial buyers. Fall

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

BUS 238   Personal Selling (3)

Fundamentals of personal selling from the determination of customer needs to the close of the sale. Treats factors such as customer problems, merchandising knowledge, and personality traits of successful salespersons. Covers special selling topics and the role of the sales manager, together with motivation and compensation of the sales staff. Fall

Course Type(s): On-Campus

BUS 246   Legal Environment of Business (3)

Prerequisites: BUS 101

Introduction to general nature of law and how its meaning affects climate in which a business operates. Exploration of role of government and government's attitude toward business, antitrust legislation and enforcement, public control through taxation, regulation, competition, mergers, and commerce/trade restrictions. Covers freedom of contract and labor/management relations.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

BUS 255   International Business (3)

Prerequisites: BUS 101

Survey course to develop understanding and appreciation of environments and operations of international business. The nature of international business, international environment, organizations and monetary systems, foreign environment, and management tools that deal with environmental forces.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

BUS 270   E-marketing (3)

Examines impact of the Internet on traditional methods of marketing and related business functions. Explores existing and potential use of the Internet for marketing goods and services. Analyzes the effect of the Internet on marketing strategy and the marketing mix. Spring

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

BUS 272   Social Media Marketing (3)

Examines how to develop an effective strategy for communicating to a targeted audience using the accelerated tools available in an online market. Will touch on the use of Social Media, Email Marketing, Blogging, SEO and PPC advertisements to create engagement. It will also cover the use of Google Analytics to track performance.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

BUS 298   Business Administration Capstone (1)

This course is a culminating experience integrating all the course work taken in the Business Administration Associate of Applied Science program. This course includes individual and programmatic assessment. All Business Administration AAS degree-seeking students are required to take this capstone class in their final semester before graduating.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

Business Technology

BTC 101   Keyboarding (3)

Introduction to computer keyboard and development of correct techniques for keyboarding documents. Speed and accuracy exercises to develop necessary skill level. Emphasis on straight copy skills, basic keyboarding applications, and document formatting such as letters, memos, reports, and tabulation problems. Designed for both beginning typists and individuals who need to refresh keyboarding skills.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

BTC 103   Microcomputer Applications (3)

Introduces use of business applications in word processing, spreadsheets, databases and presentations. Windows application package used for each application. (PC-based software only) Keyboarding skills recommended. Students may not receive credit for both BTC 103 and CPT 103.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

BTC 105   Proofreading and Editing Business Documents (2)

Emphasizes document formatting and review of basic related grammar and punctuation rules. Proofreading and editing techniques applied to business documents.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online Hybrid

BTC 130   Customer Service Excellence (1)

Develop fundamental principles of serving customer needs. Learn to analyze situations, develop solutions, implement and evaluate effectiveness, and train others. Covers all vital areas to help handle customers professionally, effectively, and successfully. Build good rapport with customers and associates.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

BTC 131   Telephone Communication Skills (1)

Improve telephone skills to meet needs of work place and become more customer service oriented in handling of telephone communications. Techniques of scripting and organization. Practice handling variety of customers. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

BTC 132   Time Management (1)

Time management techniques and organizational planning to improve efficiency on the job. Identify strengths and weaknesses. Develop prioritization skills and learn how and when to delegate.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

BTC 135   Your Professional Image (1)

Review of appropriate business etiquette in today's work place. Real applications of best way to develop and maintain a professional image.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

BTC 136   Electronic Communication with Stakeholders (3)

Apply fundamental communication rules and etiquette to electronic communication and calendars with all stakeholders (employees, customers, vendors, stockholders, etc). Learn how electronic communication has changed internal and external communication, and see how social media fits into this new model. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

BTC 137   Interpersonal Skills (1)

Develop interpersonal skills needed for today's diverse work place. Learn to make decisions using problem-solving techniques. Study different types of customers and workers and how to communicate and work successfully with each. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

BTC 145   Business Technology Tools (3)

Corequisites: BTC/CPT 103

Emphasis on the use of technology found in today's business environment. Students will enter and edit information as well as manipulate and format data using the current technology. Voice recognition, mobile computing devices, and other input methods to complete administrative tasks will be addressed.  Offered in Spring only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

BTC 160   Word Processing - MS Word (2)

Corequisites: BTC/CPT 103

Focus on learning intermediate and advanced concepts and functions of current version of MS Word. Topics include creating, editing and saving documents to intermediate and advanced functions like merges, macros, tables, wizards/templates, to multi-page documents with many special features. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

BTC 165   Presentations Using PowerPoint (2)

Presentation and application of beginning through advanced functions of PowerPoint. Topics include: create effective graphic presentations, organize and outline content of presentation, format text and graphics, apply tools, correctly chart/graph information, change color schemes, and create customized templates. Use of resources available for preparing presentations, including effective presentation skills. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

BTC 170   Spreadsheet Applications - Excel (3)

Presentation and application of business functions of Excel. Topics include formulas and functions, absolute/relative cell references, templates, reports, charting/graphing, formatting, and integration of Excel and MS Word. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online Hybrid

BTC 175   Database Applications - Access (2)

Presentation and application of Access functions. Topics include: plan and design tables, query data, design and generate forms and reports, establish relationships, manage multiple databases, integrate Access with other MS Office applications. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

BTC 190   Planning and Design Concepts-Microsoft Publisher (3)

Prerequisites: BTC/CPT 103

Focus is on preparation, planning, and design of various desktop publishing documents using Microsoft Publisher and progresses through publishing projects that will include business and marketing items. The course will transition from introductory concepts regarding preparation, planning and design to putting that information in to practice by creating cohesive publishing projects that mimic real-world applications.  Offered in Fall only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

BTC 245   Administrative Procedures (3)

Prerequisites: BTC 160 with a grade of C or better

Develop understanding of procedures in today's electronic office. Review of composition, telecommunications, electronic mail, making travel and meeting arrangements, document formatting, financial statements, records management, human relations, job application procedures, and decision-making skills. Students must be available for shadowing hours in local business. Students must earn a C or above in the course in order to graduate. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus Hybrid

BTC 247   Administrative Supervision (3)

Prerequisites: BTC 160 with a grade of C or better

Supervision of employees, including how to handle personnel problems, hire, terminate, and promote employees. Also, budgeting, employee evaluations, and use of decision-making skills. Students must be available for shadowing hours in local business. Students must earn a C or above in the course in order to graduate. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

BTC 250   Business Simulations (3)

Prerequisites: BTC 103, BTC 160, BTC 165, BTC 170, BTC 175 with a grade of C or better

Application of all MS Office and desktop publishing skills to complete various office simulation projects. Use of critical thinking, time management, organizational skills, and integration of computer skills as performance standards. Implementation of a realistic work environment. Students must earn a C or above in the course in order to graduate.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

Chemistry

CHM 099   Pre-A&P Foundations in Chemistry (2)

Prerequisites: MAT 098

This course will serve as a chemistry prerequisite for Anatomy and Physiology I for students. This will not replace CHM 101/103 or CHM 106 in a degree, and does not serve as a general education course. It is assumed this is the first chemistry course taken by the student. Topics include structure of atoms, bonding, solutions, acid-base, chemical reactions, energy and gases. This course will be graded on a Pass/Fail basis.  This course does not count toward graduation.

Course Type(s): Online Hybrid

CHM 101   Introduction to Chemistry (3)

Prerequisites: MAT 098 with a grade of C or better

Corequisites: CHM 103

Introduction to basic principles of chemistry, including measurements and problem-solving, atomic theory, chemical nomenclature, chemical reactions, molecular structure, properties of gases, liquids and solids, acid-base chemistry and oxidation-reduction chemistry.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR CHEM 100 – Essentials in Chemistry (Lecture Only)

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR CHEM 100L – Essentials in Chemistry with Lab (Lecture and Lab)

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Course Type(s): On-Campus Hybrid

CHM 103   Introduction to Chemistry Laboratory (1)

Corequisites: CHM 101

Hands-on course with emphasis on proper laboratory techniques and experimental activities that illustrate concepts studied in CHM 101.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR CHEM 100 – Essentials in Chemistry (Lecture Only)

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR CHEM 100L – Essentials in Chemistry with Lab (Lecture and Lab)

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

CHM 106   Chemistry for Allied Health (4)

Prerequisites: MAT 098 with a grade of C or better

This is a one-semester lab and lecture course providing students with basic concepts in general, organic, and biological chemistry. It will assist students in problem-solving skills and significantly emphasize the applications of chemistry to human health. This is not a general education course for the AA Degree.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

CHM 115   General Chemistry I (5)

Prerequisites: 1 year of High School chemistry or CHM 101 or equivalent and MAT 121 or higher with a grade of C or better.

Study of how compounds are formed and named, chemical equations, calculations and problem-solving involving elements, compounds and chemical equations including stoichiometry, thermochemistry; properties of gases, solids, solutions, and acids and bases. Experiments introduce basic lab skills and aspects of qualitative and quantitative analysis.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR CHEM 150L – Chemistry I with Lab (Lecture and Lab)

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

CHM 116   General Chemistry II (5)

Prerequisites: CHM 115 with a grade of C or better; or CHM 110 & 113 with a grade of C or better; and MAT 158, 160 or 162 or higher with a grade of C or better.

Continuation of Chemistry I. Includes study of chemical equilibria, acid-base chemistry, complex ions, thermodynamics, oxidation-reduction reactions, nuclear chemistry, and introduction to organic chemistry. Experiments continue to introduce and improve laboratory skills and problem solving.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

CHM 222   Quantitative Analysis (4)

Prerequisites: CHM 116 with a grade of C or better.

Principles and practice of quantitative chemistry including descriptive statistics; equilibria pertaining to acid-base, complexometric, redox and solubility; electroanalytical chemistry, gravimetric and  volumetric analysis; spectrophotometric analysis and an introduction to chromatography. Offered in Fall only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

CHM 240   Organic Chemistry I (3)

Prerequisites: CHM 116 with a grade of C or better.

Introduction to structure, nomenclature, properties, synthesis and reactions of aliphatic and aromatic carbon compounds.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

CHM 241   Organic Chemistry II (3)

Prerequisites: CHM 240 with a grade of C or better.

Corequisites: CHM 243

Continuation of study of structure, nomenclature, properties, synthesis and reactions of aliphatic and aromatic carbon compounds with emphasis on chemistry of carbonyl compounds. Offered in Spring only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

CHM 243   Organic Chemistry Laboratory (2)

Prerequisites: CHM 240 with a grade of C or better or equivalent.

Corequisites: CHM 241

Hands-on introduction to laboratory techniques and procedures of organic synthesis and identification. Offered in Spring only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

Child Care & Early Education

CDC 101   Introduction to Early Childhood Education (3)

Overviews historical and contemporary early childhood programs and curriculum. Examines qualities and skills necessary for working effectively with young children. Surveys range of opportunities open to child care personnel in various early childhood settings. Site observations are part of course work. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

CDC 102   Creative Activities and Play for Young Children (3)

Introduces techniques and materials to foster creativity, imagination and artistic expression. It investigates the role of play in children's development. Examines teacher's role in planning and implementing process-oriented activities. Site observations are a part of the course work. Students may not receive credit for both EDU 202 and CDC 102.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

CDC 103   Literacy and Literature for Young Children (3)

Utilizes various genres of children's literature and other materials to support emergent literacy and language development in young children. Site observations are a part of the course work.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

CDC 104   Principles of Early Childhood Curriculum (3)

Prerequisites: CDC 101 and CDC 112

Corequisites: CDC 105 and CDC 109

Investigates theory and practice of early childhood education in variety of program settings. Includes survey of program models, teaching techniques, curriculum planning and scheduling, and classroom management. Site observations are a part of the course work. Students may not receive credit for both EDU 204 and CDC 104.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

CDC 105   Early Childhood Practicum I (2)

Prerequisites: CDC 101 and CDC 112

Corequisites: CDC 104 and 109

Involves observation and participation, under qualified supervision, in early childhood education settings. Coordinates with course objectives from CDC 104. The practicum experience is also paired with a coordinating seminar, CDC 109. Site observations are a part of the course work.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

CDC 106   Experiences in Early Childhood Education (1-3 hrs)

This course provides for variable credit for prior professional development learning experiences related to working with young children from birth to age 8. Variable credit for prior learning experience based upon evaluation by child care program director.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

CDC 107   Introduction to Young Children with Special Needs (3)

Introduces characteristics of individuals with exceptionalities and overviews history and educational theories related to individuals with exceptionalities, especially children. Examines impact of disabilities and other special needs on individuals, families, schools and communities. Site observations are a part of the course work. Students cannot receive credit for both EDU 207 and CDC 107.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

CDC 108   Infant and Toddler Development and Curriculum (3)

Follows development of infants and toddlers (conception to 3 years of age). Examines theories of physical, cognitive (including language), social and emotional areas of development. Emphasis on developmentally appropriate activities, materials, room arrangement, and scheduling. Guided observation, record-keeping for assessment, and interaction with infants and toddlers. Site observations are a part of the course work. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

CDC 109   Early Childhood Practicum I Seminar (1)

Prerequisites: CDC 101 and CDC 112

Corequisites: CDC 104 and CDC 105

Provides opportunities for discussion and collaboration among students about field experiences. it supports course objectives from CDC 105. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

CDC 112   Child Growth and Development I: Prenatal through Early Childhood (3)

Study of human development from conception to approximately age 6. Investigates theories related to physical, cognitive (including language), social and emotional growth and development. Examines relationship among areas of development and the connection between development and children's behaviors. Site observations are a part of the coursework.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

CDC 113   Child Growth and Development II: Birth through Adolescence (3)

Prerequisites: CDC 112

Exploration of human development throughout the lifespan and investigation of theories related to physical, cognitive (including language), social and emotional growth and development. Examines relationships among areas of development as well as the connection between development and behavior. Focus is also on developmental issues in childhood, adolescence and adulthood. Site observations are a part of this course work.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

CDC 201   Cognitive Activities & STEM for Young Children (3)

Prerequisites: CDC 112

Focus on developmentally appropriate methods and materials to enhance young children's awareness of science, technology, engineering and math concepts. Emphasizes techniques to develop observation, problem solving and thinking skills. Site observations are a part of the course work. Students may not receive credit for both CDC 201 and EDU 201.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

CDC 202   Music and Movement for Young Children (3)

Explores music and movement activities to support perceptual, fine, and gross motor development. Overviews techniques to enhance creative movement and singing. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

CDC 203   Early Childhood Practicum II (2)

Prerequisites: CDC 101, CDC 104, CDC 105, CDC 109 and CDC 112

Corequisites: CDC 206, CDC 209 and CDC 210

Involves practical teaching experience with young children, under qualified supervision, in early childhood classroom setting. It includes lesson planning and implementation, assessment and record keeping, communicating with parents and families, and all other phases of classroom operation. Site observations are part of the course work.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

CDC 204   Management of Early Childhood Programs (3)

Emphasizes operation and management of early childhood programs including issues related to staffing, curriculum and program planning, funding, facilities, public relations, and licensing and accreditation. Site observations are a part of the course work. Spring & Summer - even years.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

CDC 205   Children, Families and Communities (3)

Overviews interrelationships between children, families and society. Highlights topics of home/school, communication and involvement, community resources and societal influences such as violence and divorce. Student cannot receive credit for both CDC 205 and EDU 205.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

CDC 206   Early Childhood Practicum III (2)

Prerequisites: CDC 101, CDC 104, CDC 105, CDC 109 and CDC 112

Corequisites: CDC 203, CDC 209 and CDC 210

Involves comprehensive teaching experience with young children, under qualified supervision, in early childhood classroom setting. Includes lesson planning and implementation, assessment and record-keeping, communicating with parents and families, and all other phases of classroom operation. Site observations are a part of the course work.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

CDC 207   Curriculum and Materials for Young Children with Special Needs (3)

Prerequisites: CDC 107

Reviews methods and techniques for planning and adapting instruction for learners with special needs. Provides experience with observing and recording, screening and assessment instruments, and other resources for implementing individualized learning plans. Site observations are a part of the course work.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

CDC 208   Nutrition, Health and Safety of Children (3)

Examines nutrition, health and safety factors affecting children from birth through adolescence. Topics include dietary requirements and nutrition education, health assessment, childhood illnesses and immunizations, first aid, accident prevention and child abuse recognition and intervention. Students may not receive credit for both EDU 208 and CDC 208.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

CDC 209   Early Childhood Practicum II Seminar (1)

Prerequisites: CDC 101, CDC 104, CDC 105, CDC 109 and CDC 112

Corequisites: CDC 203, CDC 206 and CDC 210

This is a co-requisite seminar that supports course objectives for CDC 203 Early Childhood Practicum II. It provides opportunities for discussion and collaboration among students about field experiences.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

CDC 210   Early Childhood Practicum III Seminar (1)

Prerequisites: CDC 101, CDC 112 and one additional CDC course

Provides opportunities for discussion and collaboration among students about field experiences. The seminar supports course objectives from CDC 206.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

College Development

COL 090   College Study Skills (3)

Develops, improves, and practices study skills critical to success in college. Skills include time management, concentration, memory, SQ4R textbook study method, note taking from both lecture and textbook, exam preparation and test taking.  Contact department chair for course availability.  This course does not count toward graduation.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

COL 101   College Success Seminar (1)

For freshman students covering various aspects of college life including resources and procedures, interacting with instructors, instructor expectations, critical thinking, goal setting and commitment, learning styles, development of network and support groups, value of education and philosophy of learning, identification of student interests and needs, technology used in college classes and study skills. Required of all first-time freshmen students.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online Hybrid

COL 104   Online Information and Internet Research (1)

Skills needed to select and search online information sources. Focus is on strategies for searching online catalogs, indexes, and the Internet. Includes resource comparison, evaluation and citation, and types of information.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

COL 110   Career Development (1)

Assists in making career decisions through assessment of interests, values and abilities. Application of these traits to world of work to find career as appropriate combination of these three. In-depth exploration of several careers.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

COL 299   Sophomore Portfolio Assessment (1)

Prerequisites: ENG 101 and sophomore standing

Corequisites: Students should take this course after completing 30 hours of their 42 hour AA general education transfer block.

Students will complete activities from 3 different general education discipline areas: Humanities, Social Science, and Multicultural/Valuing which will include evidence of Higher Order Thinking (HOT) and Managing Information (MI). Students may bring 1 artifact from a previous General Education course and revise it to meet the capstone criteria.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online Hybrid

Communication

COM 100   Pronunciation and Communication for Non-Native Speakers (4)

Corequisites: ESL 100, ESL 104 and suggested corequisite ESL 107

For the non-native speaker of English, this course focuses on pronunciation improvement. By learning the American style of intonation, rhythm, speech production,and syllable stress, speech will be more understandable, articulate and expressive. Small group and individual communication activities, both speaking and listening, will reinforce these skills. This course is open to non-native speakers of English who are at an intermediate level or above.  Students must take the Compass ESL test. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

COM 101   Oral Communication (3)

Focus on importance of communication competence in a variety of situations. Topics include verbal and nonverbal communication, listening, perception, self-concept, small group communication, and public speaking. Students required to prepare and present three to four graded oral presentations. 

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR COMM 100 – Introduction to Communications

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Course Type(s): On-Campus Online Hybrid

COM 102   Introduction to Mass Communication (3)

Focus on different modes of mass communication including radio, television, film, video, magazines, newspapers, publishing, advertising, public relations, photography, and telecommunications. Development of media from invention to present, effects of media on society, government controls, censorship, and other issues.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online Hybrid

COM 103   Persuasion (3)

Skills necessary to become informed and critical consumer of persuasive messages. Persuasion examined through popular culture, advertising, politics, and mass media. Insights given into language use and symbols, nonverbal communication, and cultural and psychological approaches to persuasion.  Contact department chair for course availability.  

Course Type(s): On-Campus

COM 104   Small Group Communication (3)

Study of process of group communication. Focus on group development, group roles, decision-making, leadership, power, and conflict management. How to be more productive member of group by acquiring skills to enhance group interaction.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR COMM 125 – Small Group Communication

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

COM 105   Interviewing (3)

Focuses on art of interviewing in variety of contexts. Topics include types and uses of questions, common question pitfalls, listening, verbal and nonverbal communication, and specialized types of interviews such as journalistic, survey, persuasive, employment, performance review, counseling, and health care.  Contact department chair for course availability.  

Course Type(s): On-Campus

COM 106   Public Speaking (3)

In-depth look at art of public speaking. Expands knowledge of ideas and concepts presented in COM 101. Focus on presenting additional types of speeches, including business and organizational, ceremonial, speeches of tribute, acceptance, and toasting.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR COMM 110 – Fundamentals of Public Speaking

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Course Type(s): On-Campus Hybrid

COM 110   Interpersonal Communication (3)

How to become more informed and skillful communicators in diverse social world and more aware of how and why misunderstandings arise in communication among people whose dissimilar backgrounds and identities lead them to have different views about what communication means and does. Topics include dealing with difficult people, expression of emotions, assertiveness training, and conflict management.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR COMM 120 – Interpersonal Communication

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

COM 112   Introduction to Radio and Television Broadcasting (3)

Introduction to broadcasting, including history, government regulations, station operation, and program development.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

COM 115   Introduction to Public Relations (3)

Basic functions of public relations in public and private sector. Emphasis on history, case studies, and writing including press releases, media plans, and speeches. Media role in public relations, and role in shaping and swaying public opinion. Specific jobs and emphasis areas covered.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR PERF 100VD – Voice Diction

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

COM 116   Voice and Diction (3)

Prerequisites: COM 101

Study of the development and understanding of respiration, phonation, resonation, articulation, and diction. Student may not receive credit for both COM 116 and THE 115.  Contact department chair for course availability.  

Course Type(s): On-Campus

COM 120   Introduction to Journalism (3)

Survey of journalism, including history and study of various media. Emphasis is on journalistic principles, writing, editing and makeup, including work on official student publications.  Contact department chair for course availability.  

Course Type(s): On-Campus

COM 121   Electronic News Gathering (3)

Prerequisites: COM 102

Instruction in video skills for pre-production, production, and post-production of television news. On-location, single-camera shooting will be emphasized. Includes lectures, discussions, practical applications, and evaluations.  Contact department chair for course availability.  

Course Type(s): On-Campus

COM 123   Introduction to Cinema (3)

Introduction to history, theory and criticism of film. Explores American and European film traditions. Major genres, authors and artists, and directing and production styles. Viewing of numerous films representative of various genres and directing styles.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR FILM 100 – Introduction to Film Studies

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

COM-124   History of Film (3)

History of cinema from late 19th century beginnings to present. Attention given to technological, economic and artistic issues. Classic films of various directors and countries. Weekly viewings required.

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COM 200   Argumentation and Debate (3)

Prerequisites: COM 101

The discovery, support, and critical evaluation of intelligent arguments and decisions. Studies argument, evidence, reasoning, and oral advocacy; includes investigation, research, and critical analysis of claims and establishment of truth through proof.  Contact department chair for course availability.  

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR COMM 220 – Argumentation & Debate

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

COM 201   Leadership Theory and Development (3)

Prerequisites: COM 101 or COM 106 or COM 110 or instructor permission

Leadership, the ability to influence other's behaviors and thoughts to accomplish a goal, is a responsibility faced in a variety of personal and professional contexts. Learn what it means to be a leader, how different leadership styles are utilized and how cultural, ethical and moral pressures affect leadership. Students will identify areas for personal growth and improvement in leadership positions as they learn and develop their own leadership skills, values, ethics and morals. Examination of leadership theory and development will be from a variety of backgrounds.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

COM 205   Gender Communication (3)

Answers to questions that confound women's and men's attempts to communicate with each other. Topics include gender construction through one's culture, portrayal of men and women in media, male and female approaches to conversation, role of power and empowerment in marriage and families, gender relations in workplace, and men and women in education.  Contact department chair for course availability.  

Course Type(s): On-Campus

COM 210   Oral Interpretation (3)

Prerequisites: COM 101

Basic study of the principles of oral interpretation and their application performance. Student may not receive credit for both COM 210 and THE 210.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

COM 215   Intercultural Communication (3)

Explores issues related to intercultural communication process. Considers important role of context (social, cultural, and historical) in intercultural interactions. Topics include stereotyping, prejudice, ethnocentrism, social class and religious identities, folk culture, power, and intercultural conflict.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

COM 225   Professional Communication (3)

Prerequisites: COM 101

Role of and development of professional communication skills intrinsic to the workplace.  Focus is on the development of theoretical and performance competencies in interpersonal communication, small group communication, organizational communication and public communication.  Includes understanding organizational diversity and ethics; improving listening skills; enhancing interviewing skills; managing group meetings and teamwork; and presentation of informational and persuasive proposals via enhancement of verbal, vocal and visual strategies.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus Hybrid

COM 232   Advertising and Sales Promotion (3)

Introduction to theory, practice, and techniques of advertising. Consideration of role of advertising and sales promotion. General survey of kinds and purposes of media, psychological implications of typical appeals, and limited practice in promotional programming. Coordination of advertising display and publicity in context of realistic sales promotion programs. Course is equated to BUS 232.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

COM 240   Writing for the Print Media (3)

Prerequisites: ENG 101 with a grade of C or better

Introductory course in developing skills in writing and reporting for print media. Special attention given to news releases, feature stories, and reporting techniques. Introduction to use of photography.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

COM 260   Video Production for the Media (3)

Prerequisites: COM 102

Introduction to all aspects of video production. Remote and studio television production will be covered. Hands-on experience in the use of equipment to produce video projects for the media. Consists of lectures, field assignments, in-class activities, and examinations.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

COM 270   Media Literacy (3)

Emphasis on the ability to access, analyze and evaluate media in a variety of media formats.  Review of tools necessary to understand the role of the media as well as skills of inquiry necessary for citizens of a democracy.  Media formats examined include journalism, advertising and political communications.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

COM 280   Applied Communication Practicum I (3)

Prerequisites: COM 102 or COM 115 or instructor permission

Practical application of mass media content production. Emphasizes production experience on official student publications or Public Relations projects.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

COM 281   Applied Communication Practicum II (3)

Prerequisites: COM 280

Practical application of mass media content production. Emphasizes production experience on official student publications or Public Relations projects.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

COM 282   Applied Communication Practicum III (3)

Prerequisites: COM 281

Practical application of mass media content production. Emphasizes production experience on official student publications or Public Relations projects.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

COM 290   Topics in Mass Communication (3)

Exploration of a topic selected by the department. Topics may include examination of mass communication in a variety of contexts: presidential elections, mass communication theory, mass communication effects, impact of the Internet, etc.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Hybrid

COM 296   Mass Communication Internship (1-3)

Prerequisites: COM 102 or instructor permission

Students placed in participatory position in mass media corporation or organization. Includes assignments related to internship.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

Computer-Aided Drafting

CDM 103   CAD Systems I (3)

Utilization of the latest version of AutoCAD to create, edit, and store introductory computer drawings. Involves draw and modify commands, layer creation, blocks, and dimensioning. Includes orthographic views, layouts, viewports, paper/model space, scaling, and lineweights. Basic design elements and drafting standards considerations are provided.   Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

CDM 104   CAD Systems II (3)

Prerequisites: CDM 103 with a grade of C or better

The latest version of AutoCAD is used to perform intermediate level CAD commands. Modifications of dimension properties and tolerancing are addressed. 3D modeling is introduced. Isometric, oblique, sectional, and auxiliary views are created. Multiple layouts, block editing, datalinked tables, external references (XREFs), attributes, concept hand sketching, and drafting symbols are covered.   Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

CDM 205   Architectural Drafting I (3)

Prerequisites: CDM 104

Uses the latest version of AutoCAD Architecture to perform introductory construction techniques, foundation plans, and material requirements. Basic, standardized architectural practices are involved with floor plans, exterior elevations, and specific architectural layering.   Offered in Spring only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

CDM 206   Architectural Drafting II (3)

Prerequisites: CDM 205

Acquisition of intermediate level architectural drafting using the most recent version of AutoCAD Architecture. Understanding of site planning, load design elements, framing methods, alternative elevations, and beam sizing. Involves knowledge attainment of millwork and cabinet technology, rendering methods, and building codes.   Offered in Fall only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

CDM 207   Revit Architecture I (3)

Prerequisites: CDM 104

Learning of introductory elements of the latest version of Revit CAD software. Acquisition of Building Information Modeling (BIM) knowledge. Perspectives on shared user design utilized in commercial architecture. Perform drawing designs using Revit for floor plans, elevations, sections, and rendering. Perform building estimates and schedules, and construction document sets.   Offered in Spring only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

CDM 208   Revit Architecture II (3)

Prerequisites: CDM 207

Utilization of most recent version of Revit software to design a three story commercial project. Understanding of practices for commercial models, view, dimensions, families, and editing. Learning of landscaping, curbing, parking, and walkway design. 3D design incorporation of foundation setting, beams, and footings. Creating of custom stairs and railings. Comprehension of intermediate level BIM practices.  Offered in Fall only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

CDM 210   HVAC Drafting (3)

Prerequisites: CDM 104

Utilizes the latest AutoCAD software to draw HVAC designs, schedules, and reference data. Knowledge acquisition of relevant HVAC scientific elements- including heat, thermodynamics, and combustion. Course topics include heating and air conditioning systems/designs.   Offered in Fall only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

CDM 211   Structural Drafting (3)

Prerequisites: CDM 104

Perform structural shop drawings using the most current version of AutoCAD. Achieve conceptual understanding of structural design and economic considerations. Acquire understanding of steel grades and shapes. learn framing elements, and use critical tables and reference materials for structural designs.   Offered in Spring only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

CDM 212   Electrical/Electronic Drafting (3)

Prerequisites: CDM 104

Uses the latest version of AutoCAD Electrical to draw schematics, logic diagrams, and wire diagrams. Acquire understanding of electronics symbols, components, and references. Apply elements into CAD designs with circuit boards, wiring, and cabling. Use electrical drafting layers on a building floor plan.   Offered in Fall only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

CDM 221   Solid Modeling I (3)

Uses the current version of SolidWorks software to introduce 3D design elements for creating parts, assemblies and engineering drawings.  Applications are involved with basic parametric modeling related to the engineering design process using Design Intent. Basic 2D sketches are transformed into 3D parts.  Those parts are modified and imported into assemblies which are then employed in custom drawing sheets.   Offered in Fall only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

CDM 222   Solid Modeling II (3)

Prerequisites: CDM 221

Uses the current version of SolidWorks software for intermediate 3D modeling.  Course goal is to further develop solid modeling skills and knowledge of the SolidWorks software package. Student will develop an understanding of advanced techniques for the application of Mold Design, Sheet Metal, Photoview 360, Simulation Finite Element Analysis (FEA), Surfaces, Advanced Feature and Assembly Modeling.  Students will have an opportunity to take the Certified SolidWorks Associate Exam in class.   Offered in Spring only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

CDM 223   Geometric Dimensioning/Tolerance (3)

Prerequisites: CDM 104

Uses the latest AutoCAD version to apply advanced dimensioning and tolerancing. Understanding of drafting symbols, tolerance calculations, datums, material conditions, and material boundaries. Application of form, orientation, and location tolerances. Understanding of profile and runout tolerances.   Offered in Spring only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

CDM 227   Revit MEP (3)

Prerequisites: CDM 207

Teach concepts, principles, and applications of 3D parametric models and computer designs using Autodesk Revit software. Create, document and print mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) components in shared (multiuser) model structure. Provide applications relevant to construction, architecture, industry, and engineering.   Offered in Summer only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

CDM 255   Civil Drafting (3)

Prerequisites: CDM 104

Utilizes the latest version of AutoCAD Civil 3D software. Demonstrate basic civil technical information, including topographic mapping, profiles/contours, highway plans, roadway/subdivision layouts, site grading, and sewer designs. Demonstrate survey point, and surface layouts. Complete roadway alignments, profiles, assemblies, and corridors. Process terrain data.   Offered in Fall only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

CDM 270   Externship (3)

Prerequisites: CAD/CDM department chair permission and meet externship requirements

Involves obtaining credit for workplace learning of computer-aided drafting practices, methods, and applications. Must have an existing or pending CAD learning employment situation before seeking approval by the CAD Program Coordinator. Course involves validation of workplace learning and a documented report of learning experiences.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

CDM 298   CAD/CAM Capstone (1)

Corequisites: Application for graduation

Enrollment can occur during the last semester of study for a Certificate of Achievement, or during the last or next-to-last semester for an Associates Degree. Class involves meetings to organize materials and planning for employment (or future advancement) interaction with SCC Career Services Dept. is included. A portfolio of coursework drawing designs, sketches, and other drafting work is developed. Standardized assessments, including Missouri and National drafting standards, are performed.   Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

Computers

CPT 103   Microcomputer Applications (3)

Introduces use of business applications in word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and presentations. Windows application package used for each application. (PC-based software only.)   Keyboarding skills recommended. Students may not receive credit for both BTC 103 and CPT 103.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

CPT 104   Introduction to Programming for Animation and Computer Games (3)

Prerequisites: CPT 135 and CPT 165 or instructor permission

The course examines the proper steps in the creation of animation and game design. It covers history of gaming, game genre, story and character development, and game management. The creation of simple games will also be examined using the GameMaker development tool.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

CPT 105   Ethics in Technology (3)

Introductory survey of classical and contemporary ethical theories related to technology use today and problems with an emphasis on case studies and examples.  

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR PHIL 102P – Ethics, Business and Professional

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Course Type(s): On-Campus Online Hybrid

CPT 106   Operating Systems (3)

Introduction to the concepts of computer operating systems, including DOS, Linux and Windows 7. Covers the three types of interfaces: command line, menu, and graphical. Operating concepts of file, disk, and other resource management.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

CPT 115   Introduction to Data Processing (3)

Introduction to computer systems with topics that include system components, data storage techniques, binary arithmetic, operating systems, device characteristics and programming. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

CPT 121   Basics of Data Communications (3)

Understanding and appreciation of data communications from user's perspective. Overview of data communications concepts to address data communications issues in contemporary home or business environment.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

CPT 125   Introduction to Project Management (3)

This course will introduce the students to the basic principles of Project Management. The students will be taught five of the ten Knowledge Areas of the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK).

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online Hybrid

CPT 135   Programming in Python (3)

Prerequisites: CPT 165 (previous or concurrent)

Learning good problem-solving techniques using the Python programming language. Object-oriented concepts are included.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Hybrid

CPT 140   Data Visualization (3)

Prerequisites: CPT 165, CPT 135, BTC 170, MAT 175 and CPT 181

Introduction to  key concepts in data visualization and reporting. Includes concepts and methods used in graphical representation of data, exploration and reporting of data, and basic linear regression methods. Upon completion, students should be able to effectively use graphical tools to communicate insights about data.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

CPT 160   Mobile Apps Development (3)

Prerequisites: CPT 135 and CPT 165 or instructor permission

Developing applications for mobile devices on various platforms.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

CPT 165   Computer Programming Logic (3)

Understanding and appreciation of computer problem solving methods. Applies knowledge of specific characteristics of computer language and coding mechanics to logical solution of given problem. Logic and programming techniques apply to any of machine-oriented or high-level languages currently available. Students will also cover the basics of project management and the project life cycle.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Hybrid

CPT 181   SQL Basics (3)

Prerequisites: CPT 103 or instructor permission

Extensive hands-on activities using in-class SQL-based relational database to transform request into SQL query. How to create and test increasingly complex queries, how to build tables using data definition capabilities of SQL, how to create views for querying and manipulating data, and how to index in SQL database.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online Hybrid

CPT 182   Beginning Programming in C++ (3)

Prerequisites: CPT 135 and CPT 165 or instructor permission

Working knowledge of object-oriented programming using C++ language. Features extensive hands-on programming development using C++ compiler on IBM-compatible system.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

CPT 185   Programming in C# (C Sharp) (3)

Prerequisites: CPT 135 and CPT 165 or instructor permission

Object-oriented approach to programming as well as the C# programming language.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

CPT 187   Visual Basic.NET (3)

Prerequisites: CPT 135 and CPT 165 or instructor permission

Using Visual Basic.NET, design effective user interfaces using appropriate controls, properties and coding.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

CPT 189   Java Programming (3)

Prerequisites: CPT 135 and CPT 165 or permission of instructor

This class will provide students with the opportunity to master basic fundamentals of the Java programming language, to understand Object Oriented Design (OOD) and Object Oriented Analysis (OOA).

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online Hybrid

CPT 198   Computer Science Internship (1-3 hrs)

Prerequisites: Department chair or dean permission

Requires prior approval of department chair or dean. Students placed in a position in business to gain practical experience and learn specific operational technologies.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

CPT 200   Systems Analysis and Design (3)

Prerequisites: Take 1 group: CPT 182 & CPT 187 or CPT 189 & CPT 287 or CPT 240 & CPT 260 or instructor permission. (Note: two groups are better)

Orientation to the development of computer-based man-machine information systems. Study of system life cycles, development of logical systems specification, data collection techniques, human factors design and standards for documentation.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Hybrid

CPT 201   Introduction to Database Management (3)

Prerequisites: CPT 103 or instructor permission

Practical foundation for the design, implementation and management of database systems. Includes the Internet's impact on how databases are designed, implemented and used.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

CPT 207   Career Development for Technology Professionals (1)

 Learn from industry leaders the best way to interact with peers, management, upper management, customers and subordinates. Attend weekly talks with technology leaders either in person, via video conferencing, and in prerecorded interviews to learn the best way to navigate the working environment.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

CPT 210   Analytical Tools and Methods (3)

Prerequisites: CPT 165, CPT 135, BTC 170, MAT 175 and CPT 181

Focus is on the advanced statistical and analytic tools for use in decision-making. Included, an overview of data mining, unsupervised machine learning techniques, analysis of semi-structured and unstructured data, and text analytics. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze complex data with modern analytical tools and methods.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

CPT 225   Advanced Topics in Project Management (3)

Prerequisites: CPT 125

This course is an extension of the CPT-125 Introduction to Project Management and will introduce the students to more advanced concepts. The students will be introduced to the remaining five of the ten Knowledge Areas of the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK). The students will also run a simulated project.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

CPT 235   Understanding Big Data w/Spark (3)

Prerequisites: CPT 165, CPT 135, BTC 170, MAT 175 and CPT 181

Introduction to  Apache Spark and its use in analyzing big data with algorithms written in Python. Perform statistical data analysis, data visualization, predictive modeling, and build scalable data products or solutions. Also introduces R and Scala as alternate development languages.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

CPT 246   Computer Security (3)

Prerequisites: CPT 121

Exploration of LAN and WAN network security issues and various resolutions to the problems.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

CPT 250   Database Programming (3)

Prerequisites: CPT 135 and CPT 165 or instructor permission

Special topics course about how to program in a commercially popular database language and integrating databases for the Web.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

CPT 260   Oracle Programming (3)

Prerequisites: CPT 181 or instructor permission

In-depth coverage of Oracle's current Programming Language/ Structured Query Language (PL/SQL) bringing all benefits and capabilities of a high-level programming language to the database environment.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

CPT 281   Introduction to Data Structures With C++ (3)

Prerequisites: CPT 182

Provides students with the opportunity to master advanced programming techniques to obtain a higher level understanding of Object Oriented Design (OOD) and Object Oriented Analysis (OOA) using C++.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

CPT 287   Introduction to Data Structures With Java (3)

Prerequisites: CPT 187 or CPT 189

Provides students with the opportunity to master advanced programming techniques to obtain a higher level understanding of Object Oriented Design (OOD) and Object Oriented Analysis (OOA) using Java.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

Computers/Multimedia

CPM 120   Windows Multimedia (3)

Multimedia refers to computer-based applications that allow for the communication of ideas and information with digital and print elements. Introduction to current multimedia topics, technologies and techniques using current Microsoft Windows based on software applications.  Computer literacy, including the understanding of file format, file structure and file storage, is required.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

CPM 160   Introduction to HTML (3)

Course includes hands-on scripting of HTML5 and CSS3 to develop well-designed websites.  Learn to enhance a sire with audio and visual clips, forms with HTML5 data validation, or CSS3 transitions.  Use JavaScript and jQuery to add features like accordions, tabs, and slide shows to a page.  Explore the principles of web design and Search Engine Optimization (SEO), as well as how to deploy your finished sites.  Create Responsive Web Design so pages will look great and work correctly on any screen, from phone to tablet to desktop.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

CPM 170   Computer Graphics (Adobe Illustrator) (3)

Designed to examine vector graphics software to create commercial design and illustrations for multimedia presentation.  Emphasis will include use of tools, workspace and current commercial design trends.  Adobe Illustrator is the industry-standard vector graphics software and used alongside Adobe Creative Cloud to allow students to create and develop products based on modern commercial graphic design, which could include logos, graphics, fonts and layouts.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

CPM 190   Dynamic Programming Languages (3)

Prerequisites: CPT 165

Introduction to tools and skills required to build and maintain WWW server sites, using a variety of languages. Online only.  Offered in Fall only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

CPM 210   Digital Photo Editing (Adobe Photoshop) (3)

Students learn techniques needed to correct, enhance and modify digital photos, create image composites, and prepare images for print or the web using the most popular current digital photo editing software Adobe Photoshop.  Emphasis on vector drawing, video editing, mixing colors and painting, and preparing for printing on screen or in 3D.  Computer literacy, including the understanding of file formats, file structure and file storage, are required.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

CPM 220   3D Animation (3)

Hands-on course includes  the popular easy-to-use 3D modeling application SketchUp.  Provides foundational understanding of the 3D drawing, design and rendering tools offered in this powerful software.  Includes navigating the interface, manipulating objects, drawing in 2D and 3D space, leveraging organizational tools, and working with materials and textures.  Students will work with reusable components and apply simple styles and animation to 3D projects.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

CPM 230   Social Media Marketing (3)

Examines how to develop an effective strategy for communicating to a targeted audience using the accelerated tools available in an online market. Will touch on the use of Social Media, Email Marketing, Blogging, SEO and PPC advertisements to create engagement. It will also cover the use of Google Analytics to track performance.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

CPM 240   Web Design (Adobe Dreamweaver) (3)

Introduction to Web editors and techniques used to design Web pages. Developed concepts include frames, tables, cascading style sheets, embedding java script code, and database integration. Emphasis on principles of good Web design and navigation.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

CPM 250   Web Animation (Adobe Flash) (3)

Hands-on course teaches the popular software Adobe After Effects and provides a comprehensive set of 2D and 3D tools for animation and visual effects.  Includes integration video, audio, graphics, and Photoshop and Illustrator files; animating techniques; masking, keying and tracking, compositing, animation and rendering to create powerful motion graphics.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

CPM 260   WordPress (3)

Focus on the benefits of using self-hosted WordPress, the leading platform used to develop a web presence in today’s market that is SEO friendly, secure and ready to support a company’s digital marketing strategy.  Explores how to securely set-up WordPress, how to customize a theme to create a unique design, general maintenance techniques, and how to expand a site’s functionality to include e-commerce and membership solutions.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

CPM 270   Digital Video Editing (Adobe Premiere) (3)

Introduction to digital video editing using Adobe Premiere.  Gain hands-on experience with the latest digital video editing tools and techniques to create videos for broadcast and social media.  Learn how to build complex moving images, incorporate video and audio effects, create graphics and finalize a project for use across multiple screen formats.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

CPM 280   Javascript (3)

Prerequisites: CPM 160

Writing script through use of Javascript programming language to create interactivity and animation for Web pages.  Offered Spring only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

CPM 290   Topics in Multimedia (3)

Instructor’s permission required.  Independent in-depth study on web development or multimedia topic/software.  Topics can include Advanced Photoshop, Advanced Illustrator, cartoon and game animation, web scripting languages, portfolio development or a topic of choice.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

CPM 295   Beyond HTML/Portfolios (Capstone) (3)

Prerequisites: CPM 160

Beyond basic Web design, course focuses on responsive design (design for mobile devices), search engine optimization, analytics and implementing jQuery. Students will create a Web-based portfolio and utilize project management tools.  Offered in Spring only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

Criminal Justice

CRJ 101   Introduction to Victimology (3)

Introduces psychological impact incurred by crime victims. Basic crisis intervention techniques, working with and understanding special populations of victims and their needs, i.e. family violence, sexual assault victims, child victims, homicide survivors and response of criminal justice system, current laws and review of history of victim movement.  Offered in Fall only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

CRJ 103   Addictive Disease Concepts (3)

Explores addiction from historical and theoretical background to current concepts. Variety of addictive behaviors examined with special focus on psychoactive drug dependency.  Offered in Fall only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

CRJ 104   Treatment: Alcohol and Drug Abuse (3)

Focus on treatment of alcohol and drug abuse as a continuum of processes from intervention through rehabilitation. Incorporates ways to address needs of people suffering from alcohol and drug abuse.  Offered in Spring only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

CRJ 110   Criminal Investigations (3)

Introductory perspective on the tactics, strategies, and techniques of criminal investigations.  Offered in Fall only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

CRJ 140   Introduction to Criminal Justice System (3)

Overview of criminal justice system, including historical development, present status, and suggested reforms. Includes detailed descriptions of duties and functions of specific actors in system, including victim, offender, police, prosecuting and defense attorneys, courts and corrections.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR CRJS 101 – Introduction to Criminology & Criminal Justice

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Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

CRJ 165   Introduction to Security (3)

Survey of security systems and techniques, security surveys, and economic factors related to security.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

CRJ 170   Criminal Law and Procedure (3)

Analysis of substantive criminal law and criminal procedure. Specific attention given to Missouri Criminal Code and cases that interpret Missouri laws.  Offered in Fall only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

CRJ 171   Rules of Criminal Evidence (3)

Basic rules of evidence applicable to criminal and other related police duties. Examines fundamental questions of evidence and theories of proof, including hearsay, documentary proof, self-incrimination, relevance, and presumptions. Offered in Spring only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

CRJ 175   Criminology (3)

Study of various explanations of crime: classical psychological, sociological, critical, and interactionist. Examines array of responses available to system, including punishment by incarceration and other alternatives.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

CRJ 201   Criminal Justice: Politics and Policy (3)

Prerequisites: CRJ 140

Examination of the conflicting and converging needs and skills of social roles necessary for sound criminal justice system in society. Objectives, activities and skills of citizen, criminal justice professional, and social scientist identified and analyzed.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

CRJ 202   Correctional Institutions (3)

Detailed examination of American correctional institutions, including roles of detainees or inmates, correctional officers, and administration. Topics include classification schemes, prison life and violence, and conflict between custody and treatment functions of institution.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

CRJ 205   Juvenile Justice Systems (3)

Examines justification for juvenile court system and looks at organization, functions, and jurisdiction of juvenile agencies. Specific attention given to Missouri juvenile system and court cases interpreting these laws.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

CRJ 210   Crime Victimization: Policies and Procedures (3)

Concepts, dynamics, and policies of programs for victims of crime, including their historical development, techniques for intervention, and response of criminal justice system. Model victim witness programs evaluated for strengths, weaknesses, and needed changes.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

CRJ 224   Constitutional Law (3)

Examines United States Constitution and relationship to American Society as a whole and criminal justice system in particular.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

CRJ 230   Crisis Intervention (3)

Introduction to theories and practices related to intervening and mediating in and defusing crises, and referral of people in crises.  Offered in Spring only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

CRJ 240   Probation and Parole (3)

Historical development, relative merits and disadvantages of these programs, and analysis of their success as applied in all types of probational systems.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

CRJ 250   Police Administration (3)

Analyzes organization and administration of police departments and systems, highlighting peculiar characteristics of police organizations and personnel, budgeting for police departments, control and responsibility of police departments and relation of police department to other public agencies and general principles of public administration. Offered in Spring only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

CRJ 260   Community Policing (3)

Studies development of police-community relations units, analyzes current police-community relations programs in large cities, and engages in hands-on development and observation of programs in action. General Education Skills Assessment is embedded.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

CRJ 265   Internship (1-6 hrs)

Prerequisites: Instructor's permission (Usually students seeking an internship with SCC have attained sophomore standing, have completed at least 9 credit hours in CRJ prefix courses with a minimum of a 2.33 GPA in those courses and a 2.0 GPA overall at SCC for all courses taken. Students are expected to be free of any record of academic dishonesty or criminal record of any kind excluding minor violations such as traffic tickets. Students themselves are expected to initially contact agencies directly to apply for the internship).

Students placed in participative position in criminal justice agency.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

CRJ 266   Internship II (1-6 hrs)

Prerequisites: CRJ 265

Students enroll in Criminal Justice Practicum a second time.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

CRJ 280   Comparative Criminology and Criminal Justice (3)

Prerequisites: Completion of 24 credit hours of 100 level or above, prior to enrollment.

Analysis of criminal justice systems and crime in other cultures and how other cultures define and respond to criminal behavior.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

CRJ 290   Special Topics in Criminal Justice (1-3 hrs)

Prerequisites: Instructor permission

Credit for individual study or selected classes in subjects such as role of women in the criminal justice system, poverty and crime, or police civil liability. Instructor's approval required.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

CRJ 291   Mock Trial (1-3 hrs)

Clarifies working roles in legal establishment. Students portray each of courtroom principals: judge, prosecutor, defense attorney, defendant, and juror. Study hypothetical case through research and work with attorney instructors in courtroom setting. Procedures and working knowledge of judicial system.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

CRJ 292   Mock Trial Competition (1-3 hrs)

Prerequisites: CRJ 291

Students compete in American Mock Trial Association Regional Tournament.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

CRJ 298   Criminal Justice Capstone (1)

Culminating experience integrating Criminal Justice Associate of Applied Science program course work.  Required for Criminal Justice AAS degree-seeking students in the final semester before graduation.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

Diversity

DC 299   Diversity Portfolio (1)

Prerequisites: Completion of the 4 classes or study abroad required for completion of Diversity Certificate

For students who completed a semester study-abroad program or four courses denoted as diversity courses (as one of three choices for the second part of the certificate). Students will work with the Academic Diversity Initiatives Lead in an independent study. Student will write a paper/response about diversity from three scholarly articles, a film, book, or speech/festival, event or performance that explores diversity.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

Economics

ECO 100   Survey Economics (3)

Prerequisites: MAT 096 or placement into MAT 098

Introduction to basic economic decision-making at both micro and macro levels. Overview of topics relating to aggregate economic activity and to individual economic activity of households and firms.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR ECON 100 – Survey Economics

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Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

ECO 110   Principles of Macroeconomics (3)

Prerequisites: MAT 098 or placement into MAT 121

Introduction to determination of aggregate measures of economic activity, price level, employment and national output. Topics include inflation, unemployment and economic growth; money and banking system; and formulation of fiscal and monetary policies in pursuit of economic stabilization.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR ECON 101 – Introduction to Macroeconomics

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Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

ECO 120   Principles of Microeconomics (3)

Prerequisites: MAT 098 or placement into MAT 121

Introduction to determination of prices in product and factor markets. Topics include individual decision-making behavior of households and firms; interactions in markets of varying degrees of competition; and effects of such markets on allocation of scarce resources and distribution of income.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR ECON 102 – Introduction to Microeconomics

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Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

ECO 220   Money and Banking (3)

Prerequisites: ECO 110

Examination of nature of money and factors influencing money stock; introduction to monetary theory and policy; and impact of monetary phenomena on employment, production, prices and balance of payments.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

Education

EDU 125   Teaching Literacy Through Storytelling (3)

Learn to communicate through the magic of storytelling. An auditory form of learning that can enhance curricula.  Offered in Spring only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

EDU 201   Cognitive Activities and STEM for Young Children (3)

Prerequisites: CDC 112

Focus on developmentally appropriate methods and materials to enhance young children's awareness of science, technology, engineering and math concepts. Emphasizes techniques to develop observation, problem solving and thinking skills. Site observations are a part of the course work. Students may not receive credit for both EDU 201 and CDC 201.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

EDU 202   Creative Activities and Play for Young Children (3)

Introduces techniques and materials to foster creativity, imagination and artistic expression. It investigates the role of play in children's development. Examines teacher's role in planning and implementing process-oriented activities. Site observations are a part of the course work. Students may not receive credit for both EDU 202 and CDC 102.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

EDU 204   Principles of Early Childhood Education (3)

Prerequisites: CDC 101 and CDC 112

Investigates theory and practice of early childhood education in variety of program settings. Includes survey of program models, teaching techniques, curriculum planning and scheduling, and classroom management. Site observations are a part of the course work. Students may not receive credit for both EDU 204 and CDC 104.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

EDU 205   Children, Families and Communities (3)

Overviews interrelationships between children, families and society. Highlights topics of home/school, communication and involvement, community resources and societal influences such as violence and divorce. Students cannot receive credit for both CDC 205 and EDU 205.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

EDU 207   Introduction to Young Children with Special Needs (3)

Introduces characteristics of individuals with exceptionalities and overviews history and educational theories related to individuals with exceptionalities, especially children. Examines impact of disabilities and other special needs on individuals, families, schools and communities. Site observations are a part of the course work. Students cannot receive credit for both EDU 207 and CDC 107.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

EDU 208   Nutrition, Health and Safety of Children (3)

Examines nutrition, health and safety factors affecting children from birth through adolescence. Topics include dietary requirements and nutrition education, health assessment, childhood illnesses and immunizations, first aid, accident prevention and child abuse recognition and intervention. Students may not receive credit for both EDU 208 and CDC 208.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

EDU 212   Foundation of Education in a Diverse Society (3)

Prerequisites: ENG 101

Examine educational practice from diverse historical, philosophical, sociological, economic, and legal perspectives, Emphasis will be on educational equity, sociocultural influences on teaching and learning, and how teachers and schools can contribute to interpersonal and intercultural understanding and respect, social justice and democratic citizenship. Explore the nature of school environments, the fundamental goals of education in the American public school, English Language Learners, the relationship between school and diverse society, the organization of school curricula, and characteristics of effective schools and instruction in grades P-12. In addition, students will complete 8 hours of observations/presentations in K-12 classrooms in the community, during regular K-12 school day hours.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Hybrid

EDU 222   Educational Technology (3)

Prerequisites: ENG 101 and EDU 212 with a grade of C or better or instructor permission

Learn how to integrate instructional technology into P-12 classrooms, through a variety of software programs, presentation technology, telecommunication tools, and assistive technology. Focus will also be on social, ethical, legal, and human issues surrounding the use of technology. In addition, students will complete 5 hours of observation in K-12 classrooms in the community, during regular K-12 school day hours.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online Hybrid

EDU 225   Literature for Children (3)

Prerequisites: EDU 212 or department permission

Study of children's literature from preschool to eighth grade, with best forms of literature for children and to develop standards of judgment in selection of reading materials for children. Recommended for elementary education majors. Students will complete 8 hours of observations/presentations in K-12 classrooms in the community, during regular K-12 school day hours.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

EDU 240   Educational Psychology (3)

Prerequisites: EDU 212 with a grade of C or better or department permission and PSY 101 and ENG 101 or placement into ENG 102

Relation of psychological principles to teaching, learning, and assessment, and the educational practice in P-12 classrooms. Focusing on the learner and the learning process, teacher characteristics, and classroom processes that increase student motivation. Student diversity and appropriate instructional strategies for students with special needs will also be introduced.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online Hybrid

EDU 242   Art for Children (3)

Prerequisites: ENG 101 or higher and EDU 212 or department permission

Experience in teaching techniques of various appropriate media of visual arts and uses in elementary and middle school curricula. In addition, students will have one off campus meeting that will take place at the St. Louis Art Museum.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

EDU 244   Physical Education for Elementary Grades (3)

For education majors. Understanding of child's total development with special emphasis on physical motor development. Overview of play, movement activities, teaching techniques, discipline, and working with individual differences.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

EDU 245   Integrating Movement and the Arts in Elementary Education (3)

Prerequisites: EDU 212

Provides methods for pre-service teachers to integrate movement and the arts (physical and kinesthetic activity as well as literary) and fine arts into traditional classroom disciplines (communication arts, math, science and social studies).  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

EDU 246   Music for Children (3)

Prerequisites: EDU 212 or department permission

For elementary education majors with no previous musical training. Introduction to methods to teach music through singing, playing the piano and other simple instruments, and rhythmic response to music. Emphasizes creative nature of music, with introduction to materials functional in classroom setting.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

EDU 247   Multicultural Education (3)

Prerequisites: ENG 101

Examines the multicultural context of education and prepare students to understand and teach learners from diverse backgrounds, with diverse characteristics, and with differing social identities. The course will address issues of educational equity, sociocultural influences on teaching and learning, and how teachers and schools can contribute to interpersonal and intercultural understanding and respect, social justice, and democratic citizenship.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

EDU 250   Education of Exceptional Learners (3)

Prerequisites: EDU 240 and EDU 212 with a grade of C or better in both courses

Introduction to exceptional learners and their education in grades PK-12. Knowledge, skills and dispositions that will enable students to work effectively with exceptional learners in general education or special education will be covered. Students will complete 20 hours of observations in K-12 classrooms in the community, during regular K-12 school day hours.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

EDU 252   Autism Spectrum Disorders (3)

Prerequisites: EDU 212 or department permission

Corequisites: EDU 250

Focuses on a broad overview of autism spectrum disorders with particular emphasis on characteristics, definition, educational aspects and contemporary issues in the field of special education. It is designed to provide students with a firm grounding in the foundations of teaching persons with autism, methods to enhance classroom functioning and skill acquisition and expose them to recent developments in the field. Special emphasis will be given to selecting evidence-based practices and enhancing collaboration among individuals with ASD, their families and supporting professionals.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

EDU 255   Social Communication and Sensory Integration (3)

Prerequisites: EDU 212 and EDU 250 or department permission

Provides students with an overview of the components of communication and issues and strategies to increase an individual's communication abilities, with emphasis on visual aspects of language. Sensory systems, sensory processing and sensory motor development and the implications of sensory processing when working with students with autism spectrum disorders. It will include emphasis on strategies for team building, planning, data-based decision making and evaluation.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

EDU 280   Practicum for Paraprofessionals (2)

Prerequisites: EDU 212, EDU 222, EDU 240, EDU 250 and EDU 252

Corequisites: EDU 285

Culminating course for the A.A.S. for Paraprofessional degree. This course has been designed to acquaint students with the day-to-day realities of classroom life and expose them to various professional and instructional issues in order to provide a realistic understanding of being a Paraprofessional. Students will complete 45 practicum hours in PK-12 classrooms, in the community. Investigation and discussion will relate to the profession. Students must be available to participate in local  PK-12 classrooms during the regular school day.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

EDU 285   Teaching Profession With Field Experience (3)

Prerequisites: ENG 101 and EDU 212, EDU 222 and EDU 240 with a grade of C or better in the EDU courses

This course includes an introductory, minimum 30 hours of school field experience in accredited P-12 classroom(s) that provide opportunities to observe and contribute to teaching and learning.  Allows preservice teachers to connect firsthand school experience with an emerging professional knowledge base.  Develops professional knowledge of diverse educational settings through observation, instruction, experience and reflection.  Assists students in determining if a career in teaching is an appropriate goal.  Requirements for teacher preparation and certification are reviewed.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

EDU 286   Education Practicum (1)

Prerequisites: ENG 101, EDU 212, EDU 222 and EDU 240 with a grade of C or better in the EDU courses

Corequisites: EDU 285

Required clinical experiences in P-12 public schools.  Covers day-to-day realities of classroom life and exposes students to various professional and instructional issues in order to provide a realistic understanding of the teaching profession.  Special emphasis on aligning instructional processes and content knowledge.  Must be taken concurrently with EDU 285.

Students will complete 45 practicum house, over eight weeks in P-12 public school classrooms in the community.  Generally, hours are completed as 5-8 hours each week, two days per week, on alternating days from the class meeting days.  The student will perform a variety of activities such as providing small group instruction, tutoring individuals, assisting students with assignments, providing whole class instruction, proctoring exams, and more while under the guidance of a P-12 classroom teacher.  Instructor will observe and evaluate students in as he/she is fulfilling their practicum experience.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

EDU 290   Portfolio Assessment in Education (1)

Prerequisites: EDU 212, EDU 222, EDU 240, EDU 285 and EDU 286 with grade of C or better and successful passage of all sections of the MoGEA State Exam indicated by the required cut score in each area, or if passage did not occur, the approved substitution of an ACT score of 20 or higher.

Corequisites: EDU 285 and EDU 286 may be taken as a corequisite if approved rather than as a prerequisite.

Compilation by pre-service teacher’s portfolio of artifacts, observations, descriptions, and reflections upon their studies in professional education as required by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education mid-preparation benchmarks of the Teacher Candidate/MIPEC standards. Portfolios will be retained by the Education program as assessment evidence for accrediting bodies.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online Hybrid

Electronics

ETC 101   Fundamentals of Electronics (3)

Introductory course in electricity and electronics. Topics include a study of resistors, Ohm's law, series and parallel circuits, voltage and current dividers, DC meters, Kirchoff's laws, conductors and insulators, and capacitors. Emphasis is on direct current circuitry and troubleshooting. Course includes lecture material and laboratory practice. A basic understanding of algebra is necessary.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

Engineering

EGR 100   Introduction to Engineering (1)

Introduction to the profession of engineering within the scope of overall technical occupations.  Course includes resources for major exploration (incorporating regional professional societies, guest seminars, and university transfer information).  Emphasis is placed on emerging trends in field practice (globalization, computerization, nanotechnology, renewable energy, bio engineering, and contract engineering).  Content focuses on distinguishing aspects of practice (advanced math/science application, planning, analysis, communication) critical to the profession.   Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

EGR 104   Engineering Design (3)

Prerequisites: MAT 121 or higher with a passing grade

Introduction to technical project management involving team activities with project planning, physical design with CAD, data analysis, and communication.  Planning topics covered include project scoping, scheduling, budgeting, decision analysis, and risk reduction.  Data analysis includes basic charting/ statistics, data interpretation, and measurement  science.  Communication learning involves novel methods for effectiveness both with technical and non-technical audiences.  A team project is involved necessitating significant team member interaction outside of class.  AutoCAD, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint are learned and utilized.   Offered in Fall and Spring. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

EGR 170   Engineering Mechanics I - Statics (3)

Prerequisites: MAT 230 and PHY 250

Corequisites: MAT 240

Application of principles of mechanics to engineering problems of equilibrium. Includes resultants, equilibrium, friction, trusses, center of gravity and moment of inertia.   Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

EGR 210   Engineering Mechanics II - Dynamics (3)

Prerequisites: EGR 170

Application of principles of mechanics to engineering problems of motion and acceleration. Topics include plane motion; force, mass and acceleration; work and energy; and impulse and momentum.   Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

EGR 220   Electrical Circuits (3)

Prerequisites: MAT 230

Application of advanced mathematics (calculus and differential equations) to the understanding of circuits and circuit elements.  Topics include network components and properties, node voltages and mesh currents, signal models, first order circuits, and second order circuits.  The final exam will be administered via the Missouri University of Science and Technology.   Offered in Fall and Spring. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

EGR 221   Electrical Circuits I Laboratory (1)

Prerequisites: MAT 230

Corequisites: EGR 220

Laboratory to accompany Electrical Circuits I.   Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

EGR 296   Engineering Internship (3)

Prerequisites: EGR 100 with a passing grade

Participatory position placement in a local engineering firm. May require specialized training. Requires reflective paper on the experience. 12 credits in A.S. Pre-Engineering Program is required.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

English

ENG 095   Developmental Writing I (3)

Prerequisites: Writing Placement Score 1-2 and placement into RDG 092 or higher

Remediates basic writing weaknesses such as basic grammar and sentence structure. Focus on construction of developed paragraphs. Course is ungraded and may be repeated.  This course does not count toward graduation.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

ENG 096   Developmental Writing II (3)

Prerequisites: Placement into ENG 096 or ENG 095 with a Pass grade

Corequisites: ENG 101

Pre-college-level writing class focusing on basic writing skills. Includes review of sentence structure, grammar, punctuation, and paragraph structure. May require assignments in ACE Center. Course does not count toward most degrees. Some sections offered as ESL friendly, i.e. taught by instructor trained to work with students for whom English is not primary language. Course grade on pass (P), repeat (R), or fail (F) basis.  This course does not count toward graduation.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Hybrid

ENG 101   English Composition I (3)

Prerequisites: One of the following: Placement into ENG 101 or ENG 096 with a Pass grade or ESL 109 and ESL 106 with a grade of C or better (Student may be able to assess out of ESL 106.)

College-level writing course required for all other college-level writing classes. Emphasizes essay structure, ways of organizing information, and use of sources. Basic research skills and critical thinking skills as integral part of course.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR ENGL 100 – Composition I

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Course Type(s): On-Campus Online Hybrid

ENG 102   English Composition II (3)

Prerequisites: ENG 101 with a grade of C or better

Advanced college-level writing course emphasizing analysis and in-depth research. Critical reading and thinking skills as well as library skills are integral part of course.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR ENGL 200 – Composition II

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Course Type(s): On-Campus Online Hybrid

ENG 115   Technical Writing (3)

Prerequisites: ENG 101 with a grade of C or better

Required course for some technical programs. Writing skills applied to technical reports and summaries. Emphasizes special language, information, and audience demands of technical subjects and audiences.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR ENGL 110 – Technical Writing

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

ENG 125   Business Writing (3)

Prerequisites: ENG 101 with a grade of C or better

Required course for some business majors. Writing skills applied to various types of business communications including business correspondence. Emphasis on demands of special audiences and types of communications.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

ENG 200   Book Writing Workshop (3)

Student should have excellent writing skills and be proficient in the English language. Skills and methods required to professionally write a fiction or nonfiction book. Students will complete the framework and a minimum of three chapters for possible submission to a publisher.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

ENG 201   Introduction to Creative Writing (3)

Exploration of various forms and processes of creative writing.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR PERF 106 – Creative Writing

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Course Type(s): On-Campus Hybrid

ENG 202   Creative Writing II (3)

Prerequisites: ENG 201

An extension of ENG 201, with emphasis placed on advanced techniques for writing poetry, fiction, nonfiction and drama.  Student work will undergo regular workshopping, and significant attention will be paid to learning about the world of publishing literary journals, both through the lens of potential submitters and as editors of a magazine.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Hybrid

ENG 203   Self-Publishing Workshop (3)

From manuscript preparation to media marketing, presentation of how to publish books for bookstore shelves or for family history. Guest speakers enhance course with expertise in industry. Instructor is published professional writer.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

ENG 206   Fiction Writing (3)

Advanced creative writing with emphasis on guided editing and revision of narrative forms including essay, fiction, and creative non-fiction.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR PERF 106F – Creative Writing - Fiction

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

ENG 207   Poetry Writing (3)

Advanced poetry writing with emphasis on open discussion of student work and individualized critique by instructor and peers.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR PERF 106P – Creative Writing - Poetry

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

ENG 208   Writing for Stage and Screen (3)

Advanced drama and screenplay writing with emphasis on open discussion of student work and individualized critique by instructor and peers. Additional emphasis on formatting and industry expectations.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR PERF 106D – Creative Writing – Dramatic Script Writing

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

ENG 209   Writing Creative Nonfiction (3)

Advanced writing of various forms of creative nonfiction, including but not limited to memoir, autobiography, travel writing, lyric and meditative essay, and others, with emphasis on open discussion of student work and individualized critique by instructor and peers.  Offered in Spring only.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR PERF 106NF – Creative Writing - Nonfiction

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

ENG 210   Writing Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Surrealism (3)

An examination of the technique and craft of writing fiction through the specific lens of writing science fiction, fantasy and surrealism, three of the most popular genres in American writing.  Includes genre trends as the back drop for developing their abilities as writers of short fiction.  Offered in Spring only.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR PERF 106F – Creative Writing - Fiction

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

ENG 249   Editing the Literary Publication (1)

By serving as assistant readers for a literary journal, students will learn the industry practices and standards of literary publishing by reading and evaluating work submitted by writers and assisting in design and production. Note: Completion of ENG 201 recommended.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

ENG 250   Advanced Creative Writing Workshop (3)

Prerequisites: ENG 206 or ENG 207 or ENG 208 or ENG 209 or ENG 210 or instructor permission

An advanced creative writing workshop for students who have completed either Fiction Writing, Poetry Writing, Writing for Stage and Screen, or Writing Creative Nonfiction, in which students will further hone their skills and polish their work in a workshop setting. Instructor and class-wide feedback will be the primary form of response.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

ENG 280   Linguistics: The Science of Words (3)

Prerequisites: ENG 101

Introduction to linguistics, the study of how language forms and changes. Includes phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, and semantics, along with language acquisition and development, and pragmatics.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

ENG 298   Creative Writing Portfolio (1)

Prerequisites: ENG 201 and instructor permission

As a culmination of creative writing studies, students will work one-on-one with the instructor to create a portfolio of polished manuscripts. Required materials will be determined by the instructor.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

ENG 299   Topics in Creative Writing (3)

Special topics writing class. Topics vary semester to semester.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

English as a Second Language

ESL 100   SCC Success and Skills for Non-Native Speakers (3)

Corequisites: Placement into ESL 104(RDG 104), ESL 107 or equivalent skill level, ESL 199 (unless a student has previously attended a semester at a U.S. college and has taken an equivalent course or the student has been a resident for more than two years).

Advanced instruction for non-native speaking students regarding key strategies and skills needed to be successful in an American college, including listening, speaking, note taking, test taking, time management and basic written communication. Student must take the Compass ESL test.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

ESL 103   Pronunciation, Communication, and Listening for Non-Native Speakers (4)

Corequisites: ESL 100, ESL 104 and suggested corequisite ESL 107 or equivalent skill level (not required)

Instruction in pronunciation for non-native speakers. By learning the American style of intonation, rhythm/speech production and syllable stress, students will be better understood and more articulate and expressive. Small group and individual communication activities will focus on speaking and listening. Open to non-native speakers of an intermediate level or above. Student must take the Compass ESL test.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

ESL 104   College Reading for Non-Native Speakers (4)

Corequisites: ESL 100, ESL 103 and suggested corequisite ESL 107

Directed practice in college reading skills emphasizing vocabulary, comprehension, critical thinking, reading efficiency and reading across the curriculum for non-native speaking students. Student must take the Compass ESL test.  Student may not receive credit for both RDG 104 and ESL 104.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

ESL 105   Advanced Conversation and Speaking Skills for Non-Native Speakers (3)

Prerequisites: ESL 103/COM 100 or equivalent skill level and ESL 104 with a grade of C or better

Corequisites: ESL 106 and suggested corequisite ESL 108

This course will include both verbal and nonverbal communication, both small group and public speaking, with three or four graded oral presentations. This course is designed to build speaking and listening skills for non-native speakers who have had some fluency instruction in speaking English, but need guided practice in refining conversation, making presentations and listening in a variety of situations. Other topics to be discussed include self-concept, others' perceptions, and the importance of being able to communicate in a variety of situations. Because this class is aimed at international students and non-native speakers, it will definitely include readings, communication, films and conversation about international and multicultural issues. Student must take the Compass ESL test.  (This course is equivalent to COM 101)

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR COMM 100 – Introduction to Communication

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

ESL 106   Advanced College Reading for Non-Native Speakers (3)

Prerequisites: ESL 103, ESL 104 (RDG 104) and ESL 100 with a grade of C or better

Corequisites: ESL 105 and suggested corequisite ESL 108

Directed practice in advanced college reading skills emphasizing discipline specific vocabulary, advanced comprehension, higher level critical thinking skills, improved reading efficiency and reading across the curriculum for second-language students. Student must take the Compass ESL test. Student may not receive credit for both RDG 106 and ESL 106.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

ESL 107   Intensive Grammar Review for Non-Native Speakers (4)

Corequisites: ESL 100, ESL 103 and suggested corequisite of ESL 104

College-level review of grammar and vocabulary for ESL students, emphasizing target grammar concepts, sentences and paragraph structure, vocabulary, idioms and reading skills.  Student must take Compass ESL test.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

ESL 108   Intermediate Composition for Non-Native Speakers (3)

Prerequisites: ESL 107 and ESL 104 (RDG 104) or equivalent with a grade of C or better

Corequisites: ESL 100, ESL 105 and suggested corequisite ESL 106

Advanced instruction for non-native-speaking students in developing college level writing skills in English.  Students will work on essential composition skills, including sentence, paragraph, and essay skills, as well as advanced grammar skills.  Students will also be required to read, discuss and analyze short essays and selections as the foundation of discussion and writing.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

ESL 109   Research Writing for Non-Native Speakers (3)

Prerequisites: ESL 105, ESL 106 and ESL 108 with a grade of C or better (ESL 105 can be waived with department approval.)

Students will build skills in composition with a focus in skills necessary for writing research papers: familiarity with using the library, online databases, integrating research into essays, MLA form, while advancing reading skills, grammar, and sentence structure.  Reading and writing assignments will be enhanced with classroom discussion, peer editing, and conferencing. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

ESL 112   Academic Vocabulary Across the Disciplines (1)

Prerequisites: INE 101, INE 102, INE 199 and ESL 100 or placement into ESL classes

Corequisites: RDG 111 (recommended but not required)

Improve academic vocabulary beyond what is commonly taught in ESL 100. Explore the meaning, pronunciation, collocation and usage of number words in course areas that may be taken as part of general education classes, including science, psychology, math, literature, etc. as well as chosen majors.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

ESL 113   Advanced Vocabulary for Special Purposes (for Non-Native Speakers) (1)

Prerequisites: INE 101, INE 102, INE 199 or placement in ESL classes

Corequisites: ESL 106, ESL 108 and ESL 109 (recommended but not required)

Concentration on teaching students vocabulary for one interest or career area, they will delve deeply into the usage, connotations, meanings, spelling and context of specialized words, slang or jargon. Online learning will be included. Recommended to be taken with ESL 299.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

ESL 115   Community as Classroom Lab (0)

Corequisites: Corequisite to all classes that begin with ESL/INE prefixes or are cross-listed with classes that have ESL prefixes. Once enrolled in ESL, the students should be automatically put in this zero credit course.

This course includes writing and conversation labs that provide extra practice with difficult classroom concepts, from grammar and vocabulary to fluency and conversation, and in addition features field trips, opportunities for campus interaction, tutoring, guest speakers, independent work in the community, and practice on ESL computer learning platforms. Although some workshops/labs may be required, in this course students may choose opportunities best tailored to their needs and schedules.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

ESL 116   ESL Conversation and Current Events (1)

Prerequisites: INE 101, INE 102, INE 199, placement above INE level or department permission

Conversation development based on current events, cultural issues and academic concerns.  Vocabulary, spoken grammar skills and listening comprehension, will be emphasized.  Offered in Spring only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

ESL 120   Success in Health Care Careers for Non-Native Speakers (3)

Prerequisites: ESL 105 or equivalent skill level (department/instructor permission) and ESL 106 with a grade of C or better

Corequisites: ESL 108

For non-native speakers entering health care programs in American colleges. Includes communicating in health care facilities, reading health care textbooks, medical records, and professional literature, learning in labs and clinicals, medical terminology and culture in American health care.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online Hybrid

ESL 199   Study of U.S. Culture and Community (1)

Prerequisites: Students must take the ESL assessments prior to entry unless this course is the only course they will be taking.

Corequisites: ESL 100 (co-requisite may be waived in some cases)

This course will increase students' awareness of cultural, socio-economic and life style differences between the United States and other countries, as well as provide ample opportunity for non-native speakers to practice speaking, listening, reading and writing. Students will also learn more about the various regions and cultural-ethnic groups in this country. Students will learn new vocabulary and idioms, make an oral presentation, and write a short paper by the finish of the class.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

ESL 290   Academic English Practicum (1-4)

Prerequisites: Placement by ESL department chair and a grade of C or better in ESL 105, ESL 106 and/or ESL 108

An immersive experience for students to demonstrate advanced competency with the English language as well as hone their receptive and productive language skills outside the academic environment.  Course will require written and oral reflection through journals and discussions on content learned, and the professor must verify the students’ attendance and participation in the setting where the students are placed.  This English-intensive experience could include volunteer opportunities/exchanges on campus, in the community, or abroad where World English is practiced. Additional language skills acquired outside the classroom will include idioms, conversational skills, cultural competence, and increased vocabulary (even in World English), with expectations consistent with the advanced level (ESL 109/COM 101).  A grade of C is passing, but a B or better is required for this experience to count toward the Academic English certificate. Course could be offered with a service learning option.  In certain cases, the department chair may allow this course to be substituted for one of the required courses in the Academic ESL Certificate.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

ESL 299   Academic English for Special Purposes (3)

Prerequisites: ESL instructor or department chair permission

Focuses on practice of all four ESL skills of listening, reading, writing and speaking in a specific area, such as business, culinary skills, etc. Emphasis on application of English skills in mock real-life situations that ESL students may encounter in chosen field. Critical thinking and cultural differences will also be addressed. May be paired with a vocabulary class that addresses special topics as well. Recommended to be taken with ESL 113.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

French

FRN 101   French Language and Culture I (4)

Beginning French course that presents basic language skills of speaking, listening comprehension, reading and writing, with emphasis on effective linguistic functioning in real situations. Includes culture unit on Paris. Opportunity provided for audio-lingual practice outside of class.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR LANG 101 – French I

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

FRN 102   French Language and Culture II (4)

Prerequisites: FRN 101 or 1 to 1 1/2 years minimum high school language study

Continuation of French 101, including culture unit on France.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR LANG 102 – French II

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

FRN 190   Topics in French Language and Culture (1-3 hrs)

Prerequisites: Dependent on topic

Corequisites: Dependent on topic

Exploration of special topics and/or activities in 100 level French language and culture. Prerequisite and corequisite dependent on topic.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

FRN 195   French Language and Civilization (1-9 hrs)

Involves travel and/or study in Francophone or French culture area. May have prerequisites and may be repeated for credit. Will not satisfy General Education requirements.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

FRN 201   French Language and Culture III (4)

Prerequisites: FRN 102 or 1 1/2 to 2 years minimum high school language study. A grade of C or better in the prerequisite course is recommended.

Follow up to French 102. Provides expanded opportunities for listening to, speaking, reading, and writing French. Continues exploration of culture, with emphasis on Francophone world. Emphasis remains on linguistic functioning in real situations.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

FRN 202   French Conversation and Composition (4)

Prerequisites: FRN 201 or 2 years minimum high school language study. A grade of C or better in the prerequisite course is recommended.

Intensive one-semester course focusing on conversational skills, grammar review, and composition. Exploration of role of French in North America.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

FRN 210   Introduction to French Cinema (3)

Prerequisites: FRN 102 with a passing grade

Study of the history and artistic elements of French cinema through critical examination of directors, themes, and techniques. Lectures in English with films in French with English subtitles. French students must complete selected assignments in French. Student may not receive credit for both FRN 210 and GLC 210.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

FRN 215   Reading in French (3)

Prerequisites: FRN 201 or two years minimum high school language study. A grade of C or better in the prerequisite course is recommended.

Reading and discussion of various short selections and at least one complete work in the original French. Reading strategies specific to French language, including vocabulary building, reading for comprehension, and use of literary tenses.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

FRN 220   French Culture and Civilization (3)

Prerequisites: One of the following must be completed: FRN 201, FRN 202, FRN 215, or three to four years high school language study. A grade of C or better in the prerequisite course is recommended.

Survey of history of French civilization and influence throughout world, with emphasis on culture of present-day France and Quebec. Exercises and activities to practice and improve French language skills. (Taught in French.)  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

FRN 290   Topics in Intermediate French Language and Culture (1-6 hrs)

Exploration of special topics in 200 level French language and culture. Prerequisite and corequisite dependent on topic.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

Geography

GEO 100   Principles of Geography (3)

Covers the major areas of geographic study, both physical and cultural, and how each is distributed globally. Promotes understanding of a multicultural world and the differing values held by people throughout that world.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR GEOG 101 – World Regional Geography

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Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

GEO 101   Geography: The Eastern World (3)

Survey of Asia, Africa, the Middle East, Australia, and Pacific World. Emphasis on topographical, physical, human and cultural factors.  Offered in Spring only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

GEO 102   Geography: The Western World (3)

Survey of the continents of Europe, North America, and South America. Emphasis on topographical, physical, human and cultural factors.  Offered in Spring only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

GEO 110   Geography for Educators (3)

Prerequisites: Must be a declared Education major and completed or enrolled in EDU 210

Corequisites: EDU 210 (unless previously completed)

Review of National Geography Standards, the DESE Common Core Standards for geographic studies, and the general education assessment review topics for the geographic area of social sciences, broken into three grade levels (fourth, eighth and 12th).  Review which geographic concepts should be taught at which age and with what level of complexity.  Major geographic areas will be included: maps and mapping techniques; cultural differences; political boundaries; global economic variations; urban design and purpose; population distribution; climate; environmental issues including the relationships between humans and the earth; natural resource distribution; topography; geomorphology; research and presentation methods.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

GEO 115   Geography of North America (3)

Survey of physical, topographical, economic, and cultural factors of United States and Canada.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

GEO 120   Introduction to GIS (Geographic Information Systems) (3)

Introduction to the concepts and experiences in Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Examines how to manipulate and analyze spatial data with exploration of practical uses of GIS. Includes using GIS technology and software through hands-on exercises and projects to solve real-world problems. Focus on developing skills in the use of visual maps and written communication in GIS.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

GEO 220   GIS Internship (1-3 hrs)

Prerequisites: GEO 120 and instructor permission

Application of geographic technique and information learned in GIS class through work force experience.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

GEO 221   GIS Internship II (1-3 hrs)

Prerequisites: GEO 220 and instructor permission

Application of advanced geographic techniques and information learned in GIS class through workforce experience.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

GEO 222   GIS Internship III (1-3 hrs)

Prerequisites: GEO 221 and instructor permission

Application of advanced geographic techniques and information learned in GIS class through workforce experience.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

GEO 225   Advanced GIS (3)

Prerequisites: GEO 120 or instructor permission

Exploration of increasingly complex geographic concepts using computer and analytical methods to solve spatial problems. Sophisticated GIS technology used to find and explain spatial patterns. ESRI products and GPS technology used to create data and maps.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

GEO 299   Topics in Geography (3)

Prerequisites: Instructor permission

Exploration of topic selected by department. Introduction to research techniques and seminar approach as integral part of scholarship.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

German

GRM 101   German Language and Culture I (4)

Beginning German course that presents basic language skills of speaking, listening comprehension, reading and writing, with emphasis on effective linguistic functioning in real situations. Opportunity provided for audio-lingual practice outside of class.  Offered in Fall only.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR LANG 105 – Foreign Language I

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

GRM 102   German Language and Culture II (4)

Prerequisites: GRM 101 or 1 to 1 1/2 years minimum high school language study. A grade of C or better in the prerequisite course is recommended.

Continuation of German 101.  Offered in Spring only.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR LANG 106 – Foreign Language II

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

GRM 190   Topics in German Language and Culture (1-3 hrs)

Prerequisites: Dependent on topic

Exploration of special topics and/or activities in German language and culture.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

GRM 201   German Language and Culture III (4)

Prerequisites: GRM 102 or 1 1/2 to 2 years minimum high school language study. A grade of C or better in the prerequisite course is recommended.

Intensive course with emphasis on conversational proficiency. Grammar review and expansion. Variety of literary and cultural readings used for vocabulary building and as basis for classroom discussion. Opportunity provided for audio-lingual practice outside of class.  Offered in Fall only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

GRM 202   German Conversation and Composition (4)

Prerequisites: GRM 201 or two years minimum high school language study. A grade of C or better in the prerequisite course is recommended.

Continuation and completion of materials presented in German 201.  Offered in Spring only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

GRM 215   Reading in German (3)

Prerequisites: GRM 201 or two years minimum high school language study. A grade of C or better in the prerequisite course is recommended.

Reading and discussion of short selections and at least one complete work in the original German. Exploration of reading strategies specific to German language, including vocabulary building, reading for comprehension, and the use of literary tenses.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

GRM 290   Topics in Intermediate German Language and Culture (1-3 hrs)

Prerequisites: Dependent on topic

Corequisites: Dependent on topic

Exploration of special topics in 200 level German language and culture. Prerequisite and corequisite dependent on topic.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

Global Culture

GLC 105   Family History Research Practicum (1)

Research trip to major genealogical collection. Introduction to library research for the family historian, including research organization, trip planning, conducting actual on-site research, and post-trip follow-up and analysis. Emphasis on historical research method, patterns of social and cultural identity, and migration.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

GLC 133   Cultures of Central America and the Caribbean (1-3 hrs)

Explores cultures of Central America and the Caribbean Basin in the context of a study tour (or study abroad) in one or more locations in that region of the world. Investigates cultural characteristics and values and compares and contrasts the nature of diverse cultures. Explores biases and cultural influences that affect a person's perception of these cultures.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

GLC 135   Cultures of the Amazon and Andes (1-3 hrs)

Explores the cultures of the upper Amazon and the Andes in the context of study tour to Peru. Investigates questions related to cultural characteristics and values with comparison and contrast of the nature of diverse cultures. Provides opportunities to understand biases and cultural influences that affect perceptions of Amazonian and Andean cultures. Specific course objectives, strategies, and evaluation procedures outlined in a learning agreement with the instructor.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

GLC 140   Celtic History and Contemporary Culture (1-3 hrs)

Field course with focus on Celtic political and cultural history from prehistoric to modern times. Experiential approach that combines study tours of various Celtic sites with readings, films, writing assignments, and/or other activities. Specific course objectives, strategies, and evaluation procedures defined in individual learning agreement with the instructor.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

GLC 145   The Theatre in London (1)

Immersion trip into the theatre in London, England, through play performances, museum visits, backstage tours, and lectures and discussions led by experts in theatrical arts and crafts to introduce the best English-speaking theatre in the world.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

GLC 155   Central European History and Cultures (1-3 hrs)

Field course with focus on European political and cultural history. Exploration of history and cultures in context of study tour to Central Europe. Among cultural issues deals with question of what is Europe? Specific course objectives, strategies, and evaluation procedures outlined in a learning agreement with the instructor.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

GLC 170   African Culture (1-3 hrs)

Field course with a focus on contemporary culture in a specific region of the African continent. Experiential approach that combines study tours of various African sites with readings, films, writing assignments, and other activities. Specific course objectives, strategies, and evaluation procedures outlined in learning agreement with the instructor.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

GLC 180   Australian Culture (1-3 hrs)

Field course with a focus on contemporary culture in a specific region of the Australian continents. Experiential approach combining study tours of various Australian sites with readings, films, writing assignments, and other activities. Specific course objectives, strategies, and evaluation procedures defined in individual learning agreement with the instructor.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

GLC 190   Introductory Comparative Culture Study (1)

Introductory comparative study between U.S. culture and other cultures around the world through real conversation and interaction with people from around the world. Includes comparative research on an aspect of U.S. culture and another culture around the world, represented by someone in the class. Class will include a service aspect, with native speakers or experienced second language speakers taking on a mentoring role with international students new to the country. Students will articulate their viewpoints about American culture along with their perceptions of international  cultures. Class may be taken by American students, students from English-speaking countries, or ESL students whose country's governments require them to take non-ESL prefix classes.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

GLC 210   Introduction to French Cinema (3)

Study of the history and artistic elements of French cinema through critical examination of directors, themes, and techniques. Lectures in English with films in French with English subtitles. French students must complete selected assignments in French. Student may not receive credit for both GLC 210 and FRN 210.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

GLC 215   Intercultural Communication (3)

Explores issues related to intercultural communication process. Considers important role of context (social, cultural, and historical) in intercultural interactions. Topics include stereotyping, prejudice, ethnocentrism, social class and religious identities, folk culture, power, and intercultural conflict.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

GLC 290   Special Topics in Global Culture (3)

Prerequisites: Instructor permission

Exploration of a humanities-based global topic selected by department.  Global events, current or historical information, and geographical knowledge will be included.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

Global Studies

GLS 101   Introduction to Global Studies (3)

Introductory course to develop global awareness and exposure to different cultures. Provides interdisciplinary approach to international and intercultural issues.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Hybrid

GLS 290   Special Topics in Global Studies (3)

Prerequisites: Instructor permission

Exploration of a non-humanities-based global topic selected by department. Global events, current or historical information, and geographical knowledge will be included.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

Health Information Management

HIM 110   Medical Terminology (3)

Introduction to medical terminology focusing on building anatomical and pathophysiologic terms through identification and interpretation of Latin and Greek roots, prefixes, and suffixes. Pronunciation, spelling, and transcribing basic terms relating to body systems, medical specialties, and common diseases.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

HIM 115   Pharmacology (3)

Emphasis on commonly prescribed drugs by body system including route of administration, drug form and government regulations.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

HIM 120   Health Care Data (3)

Prerequisites: Acceptance into the HIM Program and CPT/BTC 103 and ENG 101

Corequisites: HIM 121

Introduction to health information management including health care delivery systems; health information management profession; health care data, collection, quality, access and retention.  Offered in Fall only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

HIM 121   Health Care Data Laboratory (0)

Corequisites: HIM 120

Case studies, projects and hands on activities to reinforce concepts from HIM 120.  Offered in Fall only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

HIM 125   Health Care Technologies (3)

Prerequisites: HIM 120 and HIM 121

Corequisites: HIM 126

Continuation of HIM 120 with emphasis on indexes and registries, computer-based patient record, and health information systems.  Offered in Spring only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

HIM 126   Heath Care Technology Laboratory (0)

Prerequisites: HIM 120 and HIM 121

Corequisites: HIM 125

Special projects, guest speakers, and field trips to reinforce principles taught in Health Care Technologies lecture.  Offered in Spring only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

HIM 140   Anatomy & Physiology for Allied Health (5)

Prerequisites: High School Biology or BIO 095

Foundation for the normal structure and function of human anatomy systems, focusing on the relationships between systems for students in Health Information Management and allied health programs. Fundamentals include anatomical and physiological terminology and homeostatic mechanisms. Note: This course does not meet the requirements for biology, nursing or OTA majors.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

HIM 141   Pathophysiology for Allied Health (3)

Prerequisites: HIM 110 (recommended but not required)

Study of pathology and general health management of diseases, conditions and injuries by body systems across the life span. Included: etiology, symptoms, signs, diagnosis, treatment, prognosis and outcomes of diseases, conditions and injuries. Course is not transferable. Students planning on continuing to a four-year university should take BIO 265.  Offered in Spring only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

HIM 150   Directed Practicum (1)

Prerequisites: HIM 120 and HIM 121

Corequisites: HIM 125 and HIM 126

Introduction to medical records department in variety of hospitals and alternative settings.  Offered in Spring only.  

Course Type(s): On-Campus

HIM 220   ICD Coding (3)

Prerequisites: HIM 140

Corequisites: HIM 221 and HIM 141

Study of classification systems with major emphasis on inpatient coding using ICD-10-CM, ICD 10 PCS and reimbursement methodologies, specifically DRGs.  Offered in Fall only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

HIM 221   ICD Coding Laboratory (0)

Prerequisites: HIM 140

Corequisites: HIM 220 and HIM 141

Special projects to reinforce principles taught in ICD Coding lecture.  Offered in Fall only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

HIM 230   Healthcare Data Analysis (3)

Techniques to extract, analyze, and interpret healthcare data from the electronic health record and public data sources using database querying and data mining techniques.Methods covered will include Access relational databases, Excel spreadsheets, pivot tables, and SQL queries.  Offered in Spring only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

HIM 238   Healthcare Legal & Ethical Issues (3)

A history of ethics with a focus on legal and ethical issues in the health care field including procedures involved in court disclosure of medical records, laws pertaining to release of information from medical records, and medical record requirements for accrediting, approving, licensing and certifying agencies. Learn laws and regulations governing preparation and use of medical records, ethical practice standards, fraud and abuse, and other medical ethical/legal issues.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

HIM 241   Health Care Statistics (3)

Prerequisites: HIM 120, HIM 121, HIM 125, HIM 126 and must assess into MAT 121 or have earned a C or better in MAT 098

In-depth study of hospital statistics, sources, definitions, collection and reporting of data.  Offered in Fall only. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

HIM 242   Health Care Management (3)

Prerequisites: HIM 120/121 and HIM 125/126

Principles of organization and strategic planning including workforce decisions, finance and budgeting, leadership techniques and team building to identify and manage process improvement.  Offered in Spring only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

HIM 243   Quality Management and Performance Improvement (3)

Prerequisites: HIM 120/121 and HIM 125/126

A basic overview of quality performance improvement processes, function, applications, and utilization review.  Offered in Fall only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

HIM 250   Applied Practicum (3)

Prerequisites: HIM 150

Advanced student practice emphasizing targeted skill sets and building skills applied in a specific health care setting. Program capstone experiences included.  Offered in Fall only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

HIM 251   Medical Billing/Coding Clinical (2)

Prerequisites: This course must be taken in the final semester of the HIM program and with HIM Director approval.

Supervised learning experience in a health care facility and/or virtual lab setting enabling the student to apply skills in basic billing and coding procedures and practices. Emphasis is on students achieving entry-level proficiency in billing and coding medical records and physicians office diagnoses and procedures, and the application of policies, standards and guidelines.  Offered in Fall and Summer.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

HIM 252   Certified Coding Associate (CCA) Exam Review (2)

Prerequisites: This course must be taken in the final semester of the HIM program and with HIM Director approval.

Review of the coding competencies and skills in preparation of a coding certification exam.  Offered in Fall and Summer.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

HIM 260   Health Information Management Seminar (2)

Prerequisites: This course must be taken in the final semester of the HIM program and with HIM Director approval.

Offers a comprehensive program review, job search techniques, in-depth preparation for RHIT Exam, test taking skills and exam registration. This course must be taken in the final semester of the HIM program and with HIM Director approval.  Offered in Spring only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

HIM 270   CPT Coding (3)

Prerequisites: HIM 140

Corequisites: HIM 141 and HIM 271

Outpatient coding guidelines and reimbursement with major emphasis on CPT coding.  Offered in Spring only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

HIM 271   CPT Coding Laboratory (0)

Prerequisites: HIM 140

Corequisites: HIM 141 and HIM 270

Application of outpatient coding guidelines and reimbursement with major emphasis on CPT coding, to reinforce principles taught in lecture component, HIM 270.  Offered in Spring only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

HIM 280   Healthcare Billing and Reimbursement Issues (2)

Prerequisites: HIM 120, HIM 121, HIM 125 and HIM 126

Healthcare billing and reimbursement issues will be covered. Included: payor categories, APCs and other prospective payment systems, the revenue cycle, chargemaster, RBRVS, regulatory guidelines, billing processes, etc.  Offered in Spring only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

HIM 290   Advanced Coding (3)

Prerequisites: HIM 220 and HIM 221

Corequisites: HIM 291, HIM 270 and HIM 271

This course is a continuation of HIM 220/221, focusing on assigning diagnosis and procedural codes from actual patient scenarios and determining the validity of CAC assigned codes.  Offered in Spring only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

HIM 291   Advanced Coding Laboratory (0)

Prerequisites: HIM 220 and HIM 221

Corequisites: HIM 290, HIM 270 and HIM 271

Application of coding guidelines with major emphasis on actual case scenarios, to reinforce principles and cases from HIM 290.  Offered in Spring only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

History

HIS 101   U.S. History to 1877 (3)

Survey of historical, cultural, political, economic, and institutional forces and events that shaped United States history through period of Reconstruction. HIS 101 complies with provisions of Section 170.011 RsMo.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR HIST 101 – American History I

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Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

HIS 102   U.S. History Since 1877 (3)

Survey of the historical, cultural, political, economic, and institutional forces and events that shaped United States history from 1877 to present. HIS 102 complies with provisions of Section 170.011 RsMo.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR HIST 102 – American History II

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Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

HIS 103   African-American History to 1877 (3)

A survey of African American History from African and colonial origins to the Civil War and Reconstruction. Examines U.S. history from the perspective of African Americans, highlighting black leadership, contributions to U.S. society and culture, and places the African-American narrative in context of the larger U.S. history.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

HIS 104   African-American History Since 1877 (3)

A survey of African-American history from the Civil War and Reconstruction to the present. Examines U.S. history from the perspective of African Americans, highlighting black leadership, contributions to U.S. society and culture, and places the African-American narrative in context of the larger U.S. history.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

HIS 105   Family History Research Practicum (1)

Research trip to major genealogical collection. Introduction to library research for the family historian, including research organization, trip planning, conducting actual on-site research, and post-trip follow-up and analysis. Emphasis on historical research method, patterns of social and cultural identity, and migration.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

HIS 115   U.S. History Since 1945 (3)

Survey of United States from end of WWII to present. Special attention placed on historical, political, social, and cultural forces that have influenced the nation. Covers constitutional and judicial changes since 1945. HIS 115 complies with provisions of Section 170.011 RsMo.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

HIS 145   Western Civilization: Ancient and Medieval Heritage (3)

Introduction to ancient civilizations of Eastern Mediterranean, classical civilizations of Greece, Rome, and Western European society up to the Renaissance.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR WCIV 101 – Western Civilization I

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Course Type(s): On-Campus Hybrid

HIS 146   Western Civilization: Modern European Heritage (3)

Beginning with Renaissance, survey of history of Western civilization through post-WWII period.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR WCIV 102 – Western Civilization II

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

HIS 160   Native American History (3)

Introduction and survey of Native American History from prehistoric to the present. Attention placed on tribal histories and their social and political relationships with various European powers and the United States.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

HIS 204   Non-Western Civilization to 1500 (3)

Introductory-level survey of the Middle East, India, China and the Pacific Rim from their beginnings to 1500 C.E.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

HIS 205   Non-Western Civilization Since 1500 (3)

Introductory-level survey of the Middle East, India, China and the Pacific Rim from 1500 C.E to the present.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

HIS 210   History of Latin America (3)

Survey of the political, economic and cultural forces and events that have shaped the history of Central and South America: emphasis will be placed on Mexico, Brazil, Argentina and Chile.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

HIS 230   Film as History (3)

Selected historical topics discussed against how film has presented them for general audiences. View at least six feature films representing historical issues and through required readings, presentations, and discussions, evaluate and critique the fact or fiction.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

HIS 240   Europe Since 1914 (3)

Beginning with events leading up to WWI, survey of political, economic, and social history of Europe. Special attention given to Russian Revolution, Soviet State, Nazi Germany and collapse of the Soviet Empire in the 1990s.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

HIS 270   History of Missouri (3)

Emphasis on events in Missouri as a way to understand the development of America. Covers national trends and problems such as immigration, westward expansion, industrialization, and racial issues from the perspective of impact on Missouri. Examination of prominent Missourians is included. This course complies with provisions of Section 170.011 RsMo.  Offered in Fall only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

HIS 280   Modern British History (3)

Introduction to political/social life in modern Britain: social stratification, the historic evolution of the political infrastructure, and dealing with published materials on the historical context of British social and political issues.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

HIS 296   History Internship (1-3)

Prerequisites: HIS 101 or HIS 102 and department chair permission

Students placed in participatory position in a government agency, museum/archives, or community organization. Requires research paper relating to some aspect of the internship.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

HIS 299   Topics in History (3)

Prerequisites: Instructor permission

Exploration of topic selected by the department. Introduction to historical research techniques and seminar approach as integral part of scholarship.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

Honors

HON 100   Inquiries in Composition and History (3)

Prerequisites: Admission to the Honors Program required. If interested, contact the Honors Program Chair at honors@stchas.edu or 636.922.8506.

Interdisciplinary Honors course dealing with topics in English and History. Students will explore connections between the disciplines of English and History, while meeting the requirements and objectives of an English 102 or History 102. Topics will vary.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

HON 101   Inquiries in English and History (3)

Prerequisites: Admission to the Honors Program required. If interested, contact the Honors Program Chair at honors@stchas.edu or 636.922.8506.

Interdisciplinary Honors course dealing with topics in English and History. Students will explore connections between the disciplines of English and History, while meeting the requirements and objectives of an English 102 or History 299 course. Topics will vary.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

HON 102   Inquires in Psychology and Political Science (3)

Prerequisites: Admission to the Honors Program required. If interested, contact the Honors Program Chair at honors@stchas.edu or 636.922.8506.

An introductory overview of the intersection of psychology and political science. it is an examination of behavioral, cognitive, psychoanalytic, humanistic and biological viewpoints in psychology. The course includes learning principles and applications, motivation, emotions, stress, psychobiology, personality, abnormal behavior and approaches to therapy as well as the workings of the federal, state, and local governments in the United States. This course will also give students a broad overview of the issues that underlie our political system, as well as how citizens and government interact with one another.  Contact department chair for course availability.  

Course Type(s): On-Campus

HON 103   Inquiries in Political Science and Communications (3)

Prerequisites: Admission to the Honors Program required. If interested, contact the Honors Program Chair at honors@stchas.edu or 636.922.8506.

Interdisciplinary Honors course dealing with topics in political science and communications. Explore connections between the disciplines of political science and communications. Topics will vary. Student can count this as credit for COM 102 or POL 299.  Contact department chair for course availability.  

Course Type(s): On-Campus

HON 104   Inquiries in Literature, Composition and Anthropology (3)

Prerequisites: Admission to the Honors Program required. If interested, contact the Honors Program Chair at honors@stchas.edu or 636.922.8506.

Interdisciplinary Honors course dealing with topics in literature and anthropology. Students will explore connections between the disciplines of literature, composition and anthropology. Topics will vary. Students can use the course to meet the requirement of LIT 200, ENG 102 or ANT 181.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

HON 105   Inquiries in Philosophy and Math (3)

Prerequisites: Admission to the Honors Program required. If interested, contact the Honors Program Chair at honors@stchas.edu or 636.922.8506.

Interdisciplinary honors course dealing with topics in philosophy and math. Exploration of the connections between the disciplines of philosophy and math. Topics will vary.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

HON 106   Biology and Psychopharmacology (3)

Prerequisites: Admission to the Honors Program required. If interested, contact the Honors Program Chair at honors@stchas.edu or 636.922.8506.

Overview of the intersection of biology and psychopharmacology. Emphasis will be on issues related to the use of specific psychoactive drugs in human culture. Students will become more informed about the bio-psychological factors that underlie drug use and abuse. Course will include a survey of human body structure and function for the non-science major while meeting the requirements of BIO 110 (Human Biology) for students pursuing an Associates of Arts degree.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

HON 107   Inquiries in Composition and Sociology (3)

Prerequisites: Admission to the Honors Program required. If interested, contact the Honors Program Chair at honors@stchas.edu or 636.922.8506.

Explore connections between the disciplines of composition and sociology while meeting the requirements and objectives of an English 102 or Sociology 101 course. Topics will vary.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

HON 108   Inquiries in Literature and Philosophy (3)

Prerequisites: Admission to the Honors Program required. If interested, contact the Honors Program Chair at honors@stchas.edu or 636.922.8506.

Interdisciplinary Honors course dealing with topics in literature and philosophy. Students will explore connections between the disciplines of literature and philosophy. Topics will vary.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

HON 109   Inquiries in Psychology and English (3)

Prerequisites: Admission to the Honors Program required. If interested, contact the Honors Program Chair at honors@stchas.edu or 636.922.8506.

Interdisciplinary Honors course dealing with topics in Composition and Psychology. Students will explore connections between the disciplines of English Composition and Psychology, while meeting the requirements and objectives of and English 102 or Psychology 101 course. Topics will vary.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

Human Services

HMS 100   Introduction to Human Services (3)

Survey introduction to human and community needs and to concepts of helping profession. Examination of community resources, relationship of agencies and bureaucracies to total community, and worker's role and responsibility in helping profession.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

HMS 101   Human Services: Theories and Skills (3)

Overview of methodology used in helping profession. Includes analysis of helping relationships, study of interpersonal skills and practice techniques. Emphasizes process-oriented approach to solving individual, family, and community problems. Offered in Spring only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

HMS 102   Human Services: Policy and Politics (3)

Analysis of political process involved in formulation of social welfare policies from a historical point of view. Federal, state, and local programs examined in terms of skills and knowledge to effect program planning and delivery. Offered in Fall only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

HMS 103   Addictive Disease Concepts (3)

Explores addiction from historical and theoretical background to current concepts. Variety of addictive behaviors examined with special focus on psychoactive drug dependency.  Offered in Fall only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

HMS 104   Treatment: Alcohol and Drug Abuse (3)

Emphasizes concept of treatment of alcohol and drug abuse as a continuum of processes from intervention through rehabilitation. Incorporation of integral parts of continuum and ways in which it addresses needs of people suffering from alcohol and drug abuse.  Offered in Spring only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

HMS 106   Introduction to Youth Services Management (3)

Introduction to a wide variety of available youth services including, but not limited to Outpatient, Intensive Outpatient, and Residential levels of care. Addresses needs and issues of potentially and presently employed residential treatment workers, including philosophy of residential services, observation and recording skills, problem-solving, group skills, and team approach. Includes topics of Ethics, Assessment and Treatment Planning, Family Systems and Case Management.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

HMS 151   Gerontology (3)

Overview of normal effects of aging including physical, psychological, and social changes. Problems associated with aging, such as increased dependence, loss of health, financial constraints, loss of friends and spouse, and altered living arrangements. Content presented from perspective of aging person and society as a whole.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

HMS 195   Human Services: Professional Field Skills (3)

Builds on theories presented in core HMS classes. Professional skill sets, such as case management, and informational/motivational/interviewings will be emphasized, allowing students to refine these skills prior to enrolling in practicum courses. Students will participate in evaluative efforts to measure preparedness to work as human services.  Offered in Spring only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

HMS 201   Human Services Practicum I (3)

Prerequisites: HMS 100 and HMS 101

Corequisites: HMS 203

Field work experience in social, educational, law enforcement (corrections), or other community service organization. Supervision by practicum site professional and college faculty member. Ten or more hours of work experience each week.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

HMS 202   Human Services Practicum II (3)

Prerequisites: HMS 201 and HMS 203

Corequisites: HMS 204

Continuation of HMS 201. Depending on student objectives, Human Services Practicum II may be in the same organization or different one. Ten or more hours of work experience each week.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

HMS 203   Human Services Practicum Seminar I (3)

Prerequisites: HMS 100 and HMS 101

Corequisites: HMS 201

Discussion and analysis in small groups of the human services practicum experience. Special learning objectives related to kind of work student will do in organization after completion of program.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

HMS 204   Human Services Practicum Seminar II (3)

Prerequisites: HMS 201 and HMS 203

Corequisites: HMS 202

Continuation of HMS 203 with different learning objectives. Related to work student will do after completion of programs.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

HMS 205   Disability and Society (3)

Overview of disabilities: cognitive, psychiatric and physical.  History of disability, major legislation that impacts persons with disabilities, resources in the community and how disability impacts the person and society.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

HMS 230   Crisis Intervention (3)

Introduction to theories and practices related to intervening and mediating in and defusing crisis, and referral of people in crisis. Offered in Spring only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

HMS 290   Special Topics in Human Services (3)

Individual study or selected classes focused on specific Human Services topics which will vary each semester and by instructor.  Students may suggest topics of interest.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

HMS 298   Human Services Capstone (1)

Culminating experience integrating Human Services Associate of Applied Science program course work.  Required for Human Services AAS degree-seeking students in the final semester before graduation.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

Information Technology

IT 100   IT Technical Support (A+) (3)

Preparation to meet the requirements of the CompTIA A+ certification exam.  How to build, configure, upgrade and troubleshoot PCs and mobile devices. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

IT 110   Windows Desktop Operating Systems (3)

Preparation to meet the requirements of Microsoft certifications in Windows desktop operating systems.  Learn how to install, maintain, upgrade, and support current Microsoft desktop operating systems.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

IT 130   Introduction to Linux (3)

An introduction to Linux operating systems.  This is the first of two classes required to prepare for the Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) certification (IT 130 & IT 230).  Uses Red Hat Academy curricula.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

IT 140   Programming for System Administrators (3)

Introduction to modern programming and scripting languages with an orientation towards system administrators.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online Hybrid

IT 151   CCNA1 (4)

First Cisco Networking Academy course in a four-course sequence that prepares student for Cisco Certified Network Administrator (CCNA) certification.  IT 151 and IT 152 together prepare the student for the Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT) exam.  Learn networking fundamentals along with router and switch configuration.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Hybrid

IT 152   CCNA2 (4)

Prerequisites: IT 151

Second Cisco Networking Academy course in a four-course sequence that prepares student for Cisco Certified Network Administrator (CCNA) certification.  IT 151 and IT 152 together prepare the student for the Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT) exam.  Learn networking fundamentals along with router and switch configuration.  Offered in Fall and Spring.      

Course Type(s): On-Campus Hybrid

IT 153   CCNA3 (4)

Prerequisites: IT 152 or CCENT certification

Third Cisco Networking Academy course in a four-course sequence.  After preparing for CCENT certification, continue with IT 153 and IT 154 to prepare for the next level of certification – Cisco Certified Network Administrator (CCNA Routing & Switching).  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Hybrid

IT 154   CCNA4 (4)

Prerequisites: IT 153

Fourth Cisco Networking Academy course in a four-course sequence.  After preparing for CCENT certification, continue with IT 153 and IT 154 to prepare for the next level of certification – Cisco Certified Network Administrator (CCNA Routing & Switching).  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Hybrid

IT 160   Virtualization Technologies (3)

Prerequisites: IT 151 and IT 130 or instructor permission

Corequisites: IT 210

Introduction to virtualization technologies used in current corporate environments.  Heavy emphasis on VMware.  Includes VMware IT Academy curricula.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

IT 170   Security Fundamentals (3)

Preparation to meet the requirements of entry level security certifications.  Learn the fundamentals of workstation, sever, and network security and protection of assets.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

IT 171   Ethical Hacking (3)

Prerequisites: IT 170

Preparation to meet the requirements of ethical hacking certifications.  Learn how a hacker penetrates a system or network so that you may better protect your company assets.  Offered in Fall only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

IT 172   Digital Forensics (3)

Prerequisites: IT 170

Preparation to meet the requirements of digital forensics certifications.  Learn investigative techniques to identify, collect, examine, and preserve digital evidence.  Offered in Fall only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

IT 210   Windows Server and Active Directory (3)

Prerequisites: IT 110

Preparation to meet the requirements of Microsoft certifications in Windows server operating systems.  In-depth study of the latest Windows Server operating systems.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

IT 230   Linux Administration (3)

Prerequisites: IT 130

An introduction to Linux administration.  This is the second of two classes required to prepare for the Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) certification (IT 130 & IT 230).  This class also prepares the student for Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) certification.  Uses Red Hat Academy curricula.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

IT 251   CCNP1 (4)

Prerequisites: IT 154 or CCNA R&S certification

A Cisco Networking Academy course in a series that prepares the student for Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) certification.  Student should already have CCNA Routing & Switching skills.  This course may be taken along with or before IT 252 - CCNP2.  This course focuses on advanced routing skills.  Offered in Fall only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

IT 252   CCNP2 (4)

Prerequisites: IT 154 or CCNA R&S certification

A Cisco Networking Academy course in a series that prepares the student for Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) certification.  Student should already have CCNA Routing & Switching skills.  This course may be taken along with or before IT 251 – CCNP1.  This course focuses on advanced routing skills.  Offered in Summer only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

IT 253   CCNP3 (4)

Prerequisites: IT 154 or CCNA R&S certification

A Cisco Networking Academy course in a series that prepares the student for Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) certification.  Student should already have CCNA Routing & Switching skills.  This course should be taken after IT 251 an IT 252.  This course focuses on troubleshooting skills.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

IT 254   CCNP4 (4)

Prerequisites: CPC 154 or CCNA R&S certification

A Cisco Networking Academy course in a series that prepares the student for Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) certification.  Student should already have CCNA Routing & Switching skills.  This course, if needed for certification, should be taken after IT 251 and IT 252.  Contact department chair for course availability.  

Course Type(s): On-Campus

IT 255   Wireless LANs (5)

Prerequisites: IT 152 or CCENT certification.

Introduction to Wireless LANs.  Learn about wireless technologies, how to set up, maintain and secure a wireless network.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

IT 270   CCNA Security (4)

Prerequisites: IT 152 or CCENT certification

Preparation for the CCNA Security certification.  Cisco Networking Academy course with a focus on how to defend your network, workstations, servers, and other assets.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

IT 271   Penetration Testing (3)

Prerequisites: IT 171 or instructor permission

Preparation for penetration testing.  Learn how to use ethical hacking skills to conduct a penetration test that will help a company discover and address weaknesses that a hacker may exploit.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

IT 275   CISSP (3)

Prerequisites: IT 170 or instructor permission

Preparation for the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

IT 299   Topics in Information Technology (3)

Advanced IT topics that may vary from semester to semester.  Focus on important information technology skills sets like cloud computing.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

Intensive English

INE 100   Intensive English: Emerging Skills in Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening (9)

Prerequisites: Placement by ESL Department Chair

Corequisites: ESL 115 and/or ESL 100 (if 1st semester at SCC)

Focus is on helping students in the beginning levels of language improve receptive and productive language skills and build vocabulary in preparation for more academically demanding second-level INE courses.  Emphasis on conversational and survival skills needed to function in new environment. Also includes written and oral sentence construction, pronunciation, cultural basics, reading comprehension and linguistically appropriate content.  A grade of C or better is needed to move into the next courses, INE 101 and INE 102.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

INE 101   Intensive English: Reading and Writing (3)

Prerequisites: INE 100 with a grade of C or better, TOEFL score of over 50 or placement by ESL Department Chair

Corequisites: INE 102 and ESL 115, plus INE 199 (unless waived by ESL Department Chair)

Instruction for non-native-speaking students in developing emerging reading and writing skills in English. Students will work on essential writing skills at sentence level composition, and they will study vocabulary and idioms. Students will also be required to read, discuss and analyze short selections. Culture sharing and acclimation to the environment in the United States will also make up some of the reading and writing assignments.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

INE 102   Intensive English: Listening and Speaking for NNS (3)

Prerequisites: INE 100 with a grade of C or better, a TOEFL score of over 50 or placement by ESL Department Chair

Corequisites: INE 101 and ESL 115 and INE 199 (unless waived by ESL Department Chair)

Instruction for non-native-speaking students to develop emerging English listening and speaking skills in both academic and life-skills based situations. Activities will build students' confidence in speaking English. Students will practice pronunciation and listen to English at word level, sentence level and in simple conversations. Vocabulary, terminology, idioms, slang, grammar and syntax will be taught implicitly and explicitly. Students will discuss, interpret and analyze short readings or videos. Both culture sharing and everyday conversational strategies and topics will be included.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

INE 111   Emerging Vocabulary I for Non-Native Speakers (1)

Corequisites: INE 101, INE 102 and INE 109 (recommended but not required)

Basic class to immerse students in vocabulary appropriate level of Intensive English. Also focuses on use of vocabulary in conversation and writing. Word recognition and spelling will be addressed. Note: This class will begin to focus on vocabulary that may arise in academic settings, but will also include words from everyday life to increase students' tools for operating in American society. To take this course student must place into Intensive English or ESL classes.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

INE 112   Emerging Vocabulary II for Non-Native Speakers (1)

Corequisites: INE 101, INE 102, and INE 199 (recommended but not required)

Students will be immersed in vocabulary appropriate to their level of Intensive English. Also focuses on use of vocabulary in conversation and writing. Word recognition and spelling will be addressed. Note: This class will begin to focus on vocabulary that may arise in academic settings, but also includes words from everyday life to increase students' tools for operating in American society. Increase emphasis on word connotations, vocabulary expansion with word trees, grammatical forms and collocations. Placement into Intensive English or ESL classes and INE 111 or testing out of this class required.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

INE 190   Intensive English Practicum (1-3)

Prerequisites: Placement by ESL Chair and INE 100 with a grade of C or better

An immersive experience for students to demonstrate general competency with the English language as well as improve both receptive and productive language skills outside the academic environment.  Course will require reflection through journals and discussions on content learned, and the professor must verify the students’ attendance and participation in the setting where the students are placed.  The student experience could include volunteer opportunities/exchanges on campus, in the community, or abroad where World English is practiced.  Additional language skills acquired outside the classroom will include idioms, conversational skills, cultural competence, and increased vocabulary (even in World English), with expectations consistent with the intermediate level (beginning Academic ESL).  A grade of C is passing, but a B or better is required for this experience to count toward the certificate.  Course could be offered with a service learning option.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

INE 199   Phonics and Fluency (2)

Prerequisites: Placement by ESL or Reading Chair

Corequisites: ESL 101 and ESL 102 unless waived by ESL or Reading Chair

Focus will be on improving pronunciation and fluency, especially when reading aloud. Activities include spelling and phonics instruction as well as speaking and reading exercises designed to increase reader's fluency and natural voice when reading. A grade of C or better is needed to move into the next ESL class, ESL 104. Emphasis will be on speaking although writing will be part of the class curriculum as well.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

Kinesiology

PHE 107   Selected Health Topics (0.5)

Variable content designed to develop positive health practices for a lifetime of wellness. Topics vary with interest and need. Limit of 2 credit hours (four topics) may be used toward graduation credit.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

PHE 110   Fitness Center I (1)

Provides guided instruction through a self-paced format of exercising in the college’s fitness center.  Students work independently with an instructor and learn how to properly perform exercises using cardio and resistance training exercises.  With guidance, students evaluate health and fitness variables, establish fitness goals, and develop lifelong exercise habits.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

PHE 111   Fitness Center II (1)

Provides additional guided instruction through a self-paced format of exercising in the college’s fitness center for students with current basic exercise knowledge.  Students work independently with an instructor and learn how to properly perform more advanced exercises using free-weights, cardio and resistance training exercises.  Students will assess health and fitness variables to modify established fitness goals, and develop lifelong exercise habits.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

PHE 112   Weight Training I (1)

Basic instruction in weight training.  Emphasizes weight training orientation, correct lifting techniques, and basic program design for resistance training.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

PHE 113   Weight Training II (1)

More advanced instruction in weight training occurs.  Free-weights and selected multi-joint exercises will be employed focusing on total body development.  Emphasizes free-weight training orientation, correct lifting techniques, and program design for more advanced resistance training.  Recommended that students have prior experience in weight training.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

PHE 115   Boot Camp (1)

High-intense interval type training is the primary focus incorporating exercises that target the cardio-respiratory and muscular systems.  Both upper and lower body exercises are combined with aerobic activities to promote fitness.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

PHE 116   Cardio Kickboxing I (1)

Fundamental kickboxing and martial arts movements are practiced to improve aerobic and muscular endurance, strength, and flexibility.  This course provides moderate to vigorous intense activity.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

PHE 118   Step and Body Sculpting (1)

A combination of hand-weights, tubing, bars, and steps to provide an aerobic workout with muscle shaping exercises as a primary focus.  Provides basic exercise instruction, workouts, and principles to body sculpting programs.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

PHE 119   Stretch and Strengthen (1)

Stretching and strengthening exercises from the dance world appropriate for dancers and sport enthusiasts.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

PHE 120   Aerobics I (1)

Aerobic exercise choreographed to music to develop cardio and muscle endurance through basic leg and arm patterns of motion.  Flexibility and core training are included.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

PHE 121   Aerobics II (1)

Continuation of PHE 120. Challenge will include more complicated patterns and higher intensity work level. Written component may be required.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

PHE 122   Step Aerobics (1)

Basic step aerobics and exercise techniques to improve physical fitness performed on an elevated stepping platform.  Emphasizes the basic principles of step aerobics including the effects upon the cardio-respiratory system and skeletal muscles, various step patterns and choreography.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

PHE 123   Cardio and Core (1)

Techniques and exercises from Yoga and Pilates are integrated with aerobic fitness to strengthen the cardiovascular system, and the core muscle stabilizers.  Various exercise tools and techniques will be employed to provide multiple choices for cardio and core muscle development.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

PHE 124   Circuit Training (1)

Circuit training programs utilizing aerobic and muscle endurance activities are practiced.  Emphasizes the development of cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility and a healthy body composition to meet individual needs.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

PHE 125   Fitness Walking (1)

Brisk paced walking is used as the primary mode of exercise to develop aerobic and muscular endurance health-related fitness.  Other aspects of health and fitness may also be employed.  Walking may occur indoors and/or outdoors dependent of weather conditions.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

PHE 130   Yoga (1)

Basic principles and movements of Hatha Yoga will be engaged.  Breathing and meditation techniques will also be integrated into a complete yoga experience of body/mind/spirit to improve health and fitness.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

PHE 132   Pilates (1)

Instruction and practice of principles and concepts of Pilates.  Emphasis will be on breathing patterns, postural positions, and flexibility focusing on the core muscles of the torso and hips.  A variety of exercise tools will be utilized to assist students Pilates’ program progression.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

PHE 134   Self-Defense I (1)

Introduces basic skills and techniques of the art of self-defense in response to dangerous situations.  Focuses on being mentally prepared and to be able to cope emotionally with acts of violence.  Physical and flexibility conditioning are part of this course.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

PHE 135   Self-Defense II (1)

Advanced situational responses building on the fundamental skills of self-defense.  Advanced techniques and simulations will be employed to further develop skills and responses to personal safety.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

PHE 136   Martial Arts - Tae Kwon Do I (1)

Fundamental skills and techniques of a form martial arts to develop discipline and self-defense.  Gain an understanding of the basic philosophies and concepts around the martial arts and the approach to ethics.  Provides a clear-cut guide for developing a powerful sense of character and will.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

PHE 137   Martial Arts - Tae Kwon Do II (1)

Prerequisites: PHE 136

Intermediate skills in an empty-hand form of self-defense using all party of the body in various blocking, kicking, punching, and striking against one or more assailants.  Initial skills test will determine the level of assigned kicks and patterns to be learned.  Sparring and self-defense techniques will be employed.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

PHE 140   Introduction to Dance (3)

Historical overview of dance as social and artistic form of expression with emphasis on understanding contemporary dance. Covers importance of dance in American society. No dance training required. Lecture and activity components.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

PHE 141   Ballet Conditioning (1)

Introduces basic ballet techniques, fundamental exercises, and basic elements of dance.  Focus is on body alignment, barre warm-up exercises, basic extended positions, and various ballet conditioning exercises.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

PHE 142   Zumba (1)

Provides a compilation of high energy, motivating music with unique moves and choreography combinations.  Zumba fuses Latin and International music and dance themes to create a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

PHE 144   Modern Dance I (1)

Provides a foundation and builds basic skills of modern dance; movements and techniques.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

PHE 145   Modern Dance II (1)

Prerequisites: PHE 144 or instructor permission

Applies more advanced principles and techniques of modern dance to performance movement and various modern dance forms.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

PHE 146   Jazz Dance I (1)

Jazz techniques designed to give a firm grasp of basic movement, musicality, and strength.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

PHE 147   Jazz Dance II (1)

Prerequisites: PHE 146 or instructor permission

Techniques and movements to further develop and facilitate performance ability in jazz dance.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

PHE 148   Tap Dance I (1)

Basic steps of tap technique. Tap combinations will develop an understanding of coordination, rhythmic variations, and performance skills. Tap shoes are required.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

PHE 150   Basketball (1)

Fundamental rules, skills, plays, and strategy of basketball are engaged.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

PHE 151   Volleyball (1)

Fundamental volleyball skills, rules, and strategy are engaged.  Emphasis is on serving, passing, setting, attacking, and offensive and defensive play and strategies.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

PHE 152   Tennis (1)

Emphasizes elements of tennis including the rules of the game, groundstrokes, serving, the various shots, and singles and doubles play and strategies.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

PHE 153   Golf (1)

Safety, rules, course etiquette, grip, stance, and swing.  Time spent on practice putting green, driving range, and in actual play.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

PHE 154   Disc Golf (1)

The rules, throwing techniques, disc selection, and play conducted on disc golf course(s).

Course Type(s): On-Campus

PHE 155   Racquetball (1)

Game played on indoor court using racquet and hard rubber ball. Eye protection recommended.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

PHE 156   Pickleball (1)

Pickleball is a lifetime recreational court game suitable for youth to senior citizens. It is played inside or out on a court using paddles, balls and a low net. The structure of the game court is the same size as a doubles badminton court.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

PHE 160   Hiking (1)

Provides opportunities to learn skills related to hiking and wilderness travel.  Emphasizes hiking skills, proper conditioning, route finding and travel, clothing, gear, and equipment, hiking hazards and ethics.  The course involves weekend hikes on nearby established trails.  Offered in Fall and Summer.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

PHE 162   Indoor Rock Climbing (1)

Basic rock climbing techniques are taught utilizing an indoor artificial climbing wall.  Basic climbing knots, terminology and etiquette, equipment, and safety are emphasized.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

PHE 163   Indoor Rock Climbing II (1)

Prerequisites: PHE 162

Beyond the basics, the course focus is on more advanced forms rock climbing techniques utilizing an indoor artificial climbing wall.  Climbing knots, terminology and etiquette, equipment, and safety are emphasized.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

PHE 164   Scuba (1)

Provides basic instruction in scuba diving.  Focuses on the knowledge and skills related to swimming and snorkeling, diving equipment, communications, the environment, safety, dive tables, and other pertinent information a student needs for safe scuba diving.  Course prepares the student for open-water (PADI) certification.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

PHE 204   Introduction to Recreation and Leisure (3)

Introductory exploration of the recreation and leisure industry, including its history and philosophy.  Students will explore the scope, values, professional responsibilities and career opportunities of the field.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

PHE 208   Outdoor Recreation and Leadership (3)

An introduction to the field of outdoor recreation and leadership.  Identifies the value, meaning and benefits of outdoor recreation experiences, and explores a variety of outdoor adventure leadership experiences.  Natural resources, state and federal agencies, governmental and private-sector impacts will be explored as well as outdoor activity and safety skills.  Offered in Spring only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

PHE 210   First Aid/Safety (2)

Prepares students to respond to emergencies.  Covers skills in basic life support, airway obstruction, control bleeding, shock management, splinting, and providing care to responsive and unresponsive individual.  CPR, AED and First Aid certification is awarded if the student successfully passes the written exams and practical skills.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

PHE 215   Personal Wellness (2)

Focus is on developing positive lifestyles by integrating the concepts of wellness and fitness to gain a comprehensive understanding of personal wellness.  Students will evaluate needs and develop an action plan of personal wellness.  Course combines lecture and physical activity.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

PHE 220   Stress Management (3)

Explores the nature of stress and the physiological and psychological effects upon the body due to prolonged stress responses. Short and long term somatic and behavioral techniques for applied stress control (i.e. exercise, nutrition, relaxation, visualization, meditation, goal setting, and time management) will be examined.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

PHE 225   Concepts: Drugs (2)

Provides an overview of drugs and their issues in America.  Examines the effects of various drugs such as; over-the-counter, prescription, illicit drugs, and others in various forms and the effects on the human body.  Will also provide an insight into drug abuse and prevention efforts employed.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

PHE 230   Concepts: Health (3)

Provides an overview of health and wellness issues related to individual and community health.  Topics include: physical, psychological, emotional, spiritual, social, and environmental well-being; personal nutrition and weight management; stress management; and healthy and unhealthy lifestyle choices and actions.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

PHE 240   Nutrition for Weight Management (3)

Nutrition and weight management principles to gain an understanding of the role they play in a healthy lifestyle.  Topics include: weight management overview, assessment of factors associated with nutrition and weight management, eating disorders and behavior modification, energy metabolism, physical activity and dietary approaches to weight management.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

PHE 245   Nutrition for Sports Performance (3)

Nutrition concepts and components are the focus as they relate to physical activity, sport performance, and the athlete.  The course integrates nutrition and exercise science into one format that provides sound and practical sport nutrition and performance principles and guidelines.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

PHE 250   Foundations of Physical Education, Health and Sport (3)

Introductory professional course for those exploring the fields of  physical education, health and sport. Designed to provide opportunities to explore history, scope, values, professional responsibilities, and career opportunities.  Offered in Spring only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

PHE 255   History and Philosophy of Physical Education and Sport (3)

History and philosophy of physical education and sport from ancient civilization to the 21st century. Explores changing thought regarding the physical body and the development of physical education.  Offered in Spring only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

PHE 260   Kinesiology (3)

Prerequisites: BIO 250A/250B with a grade of C or better taken within the last 5 years.

Study of movement of the human body. Emphasis on elements of skeletomuscular system and how they produce movements. Examines role of nervous coordination of body movement. Combination of lecture and lab. Prerequisites must be taken within the last 5 years.  Offered in Fall only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

PHE 265   Foundations of Sport Management (3)

Introduction to the field of sport management.  The areas of study include principles and functions, leadership issues, sport policy and governance, sport law and ethics, facility management, sport marketing, economics, finance, event management, and career opportunities in sport management.  Offered in Fall only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

PHE 270   Sociological Aspects of Sport (3)

Introduction to the relationships between sports, values, culture, and society.  Identify and explore issues related to sports from personal experiences, academic settings, communities, and societies.  Guided by sociological research and theory, an understanding of sports take into account the social and cultural contexts in which sports are created, played, given meaning, and integrated into people’s lives.  Offered in Fall only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

PHE 275   Sport and Exercise Psychology (3)

An overview of sport and exercise psychology that bridges the gap between research and practice.  Focus is on the fundamental principles of professional practice to provide an understanding of psychological issues affecting performance and how to use or apply sport and exercise psychology knowledge to various situational aspects.  Offered in Spring only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

PHE 280   Women's Fast-Pitch Varsity Softball (1)

Prerequisites: Instructor permission

Enrollment limited to members of varsity team.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

PHE 282   Women's Fast Pitch Varsity Softball II (1)

Prerequisites: PHE 280 and instructor permission

Women's Fast-Pitch Varsity Softball II is limited to second year members of the varsity team. Credit awarded for varsity athletes during required practices/game season.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

PHE 283   Women's Varsity Soccer (1)

Prerequisites: Instructor permission

Limited to members of the women's varsity soccer team. Awards credit for varsity athletes during the required practices/game season.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

PHE 284   Women's Varsity Soccer II (1)

Prerequisites: PHE 283 and instructor permission

Continuation of PHE 283. Women's Varsity Soccer II is limited to second year members of the varsity team. Credit awarded for varsity athletes during the required practices/game season.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

PHE 290   Men's Varsity Baseball (1)

Prerequisites: Instructor permission

Enrollment limited to members of varsity team.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

PHE 292   Men's Varsity Baseball II (1)

Prerequisites: PHE 290 and instructor permission

Continuation of PHE 290. Men's Varsity Baseball II is limited to second year members of the varsity team. Credit awarded for varsity athletes during required practices/game season.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

PHE 293   Men's Varsity Soccer (1)

Prerequisites: Instructor permission

Limited to members of the men's varsity soccer team. Awards credit for varsity athletes during required practices/game season.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

PHE 294   Men's Varsity Soccer II (1)

Prerequisites: PHE 293 and instructor permission

Continuation of PHE 293. Men's Varsity Soccer II is limited to second year members of the varsity team. Credit awarded for varsity athletes during required practices/game season.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

Literature

LIT 200   World Mythology (3)

Prerequisites: ENG 101 or ENG 102 with a passing grade or assess into ENG 102

Survey of central myths of Greece, Middle East, Africa, India, Native America, and China. Emphasis on how myths have shaped various cultures. 

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR LITR 201 - Mythology

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Course Type(s): On-Campus Online Hybrid

LIT 201   Mythology in Western Culture (3)

Prerequisites: ENG 101 or ENG 102 with a passing grade or assess into ENG 102

This class focuses on the pervading influence of Western mythological traditions in literature and culture.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

LIT 205   Introduction to Literature (3)

Prerequisites: ENG 101 or ENG 102 with a passing grade or assess into ENG 102

An introductory survey of major literary works, with special attention given to terminology and critical analysis.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR LITR 100 – Introduction to Literature

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

LIT 207   Introduction to the Bible as Literature - The Old Testament: Genesis through Malachi (3)

Prerequisites: ENG 101 or ENG 102 with a passing grade or assess into ENG 102

A review of Biblical significance and influence in secular literature. Biblical literacy is assumed by such authors as Chaucer, Keats, Shakespeare, Asimov, Kemp, and Atwood. Cultural touchstones of morality, humanity, and sexuality grounded in Biblical texts will be examined in literature.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR RELG 101O – Religious Texts – Old Testament

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

LIT 210   American Literature From 1620-1865 (3)

Prerequisites: ENG 101 or ENG 102 with a passing grade or assess into ENG 102

Study of development of U.S. literary tradition beginning with early colonists through Civil War. Reading and discussion of major authors of poetry, fiction, drama and historical documents.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR LITR 101A – American Literature – Pre-Civil War

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

LIT 215   Introduction to Poetry (3)

Prerequisites: ENG 101 or ENG 102 with a passing grade or assess into ENG 102

A close study of poetry with special emphasis on the varieties of poetic form and the means of interpretation and evaluation. The works studied will be international in nature and from at least three different centuries.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR LITR 100P – Introduction to Literature - Poetry

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

LIT 216   Dramatic Literature (3)

Prerequisites: ENG 101 or ENG 102 with a passing grade or assess into ENG 102

Introductory course in dramatic literature stressing the influences of the past upon modern theatre, the commonality and differences between theatrical and filmed drama, and the process on how the written script becomes a live or filmed production.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR LITR 100D – Introduction to Literature - Drama

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

LIT 218   Literature about Place (3)

Prerequisites: ENG 101 or ENG 102 with a passing grade or assess into ENG 102

With increasing mobility and blending of cultures, ideas about place and setting are even more crucial to identity than in the past.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

LIT 220   American Literature From 1865-present (3)

Prerequisites: ENG 101 or ENG 102 with a passing grade or assess into ENG 102

Survey of American literature beginning with the period after the Civil War to the present. Major American writers in poetry, fiction, and drama will be read and discussed in relation to the development of intellectual thought and literary theory. Includes writers who reflect diverse voices (Native American, African American, Asian American, Latin American, etc.) who make America unique.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR LITR 101B – American Literature – Post-Civil War

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Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

LIT 221   The American Dream and the 20th Century (3)

Prerequisites: ENG 101 or ENG 102 with a passing grade or assess into ENG 102

A multi-discipline course focusing on the concept of the American Dream in history, literature and film.  This course emphasizes the American Era from the end of WWI to the present.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

LIT 222   Native American Literature (3)

Prerequisites: ENG 101 or ENG 102 with a passing grade or assess into ENG 102

A multi-disciplined study of the contribution of non-Europeans upon the national culture.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR LITR 105NA – Multicultural Literature – Native-American

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

LIT 223   African American Literature (3)

Prerequisites: ENG 101 or ENG 102 with a passing grade or assess into ENG 102

Survey of African-American literature from colonial America to present day United States. Includes slave narratives, essays speeches, music, poetry, short fiction, novels and drama/film, as well as a focus on their historical contexts.  Offered in Spring only.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR LITR 105AA – Multicultural Literature – African-American

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

LIT 230   Contemporary Fiction (3)

Prerequisites: ENG 101 or ENG 102 with a passing grade or assess into ENG 102

Introduction to American and international fiction written from 1960 to the present. Includes short and long fiction with major emphasis on the similarities and differences of the cultural narratives that reflect the global village. 

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR LITR 100F – Introduction to Literature - Fiction

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

LIT 236   Science Fiction (3)

Prerequisites: ENG 101 or ENG 102 with a passing grade or assess into ENG 102

Focus on interplay between society and scientific theories, advances and fears of change.  Beginning in the romantic period, examines societal reactions to challenges presented by scientific discovery and the resulting changes in world view.  Course uses fiction and film.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

LIT 237   Detective Fiction (3)

Prerequisites: ENG 101 or ENG 102 with a passing grade or assess into ENG 102

Among the most popular type of genre fiction, beginning with E.A. Poe.  Reflecting values and fears of the society and provides entertainment and insight into cultures past and present.  Classic writers of detective fiction, contemporary practitioners and film examples are used.  Offered in Fall only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

LIT 238   Horror Fiction (3)

Prerequisites: ENG 101 or ENG 102 with a passing grade or assess into ENG 102

Examination of classic and contemporary writing in order to explore the human fascination with the monstrous, the supernatural, and states of psychological consciousness.  Includes the evolution of the horror genre and examine its place in the literary cannon.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Hybrid

LIT 239   Humor in Literature (3)

Prerequisites: ENG 101 or ENG 102 with a passing grade or assess into ENG 102

Explores humor in various media, including written sketches, short stories, novels, film by various writers, and the evolution of the humor genre, as well as the value it holds both historically and presently.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

LIT 240   Contemporary Literature (3)

Prerequisites: ENG 101 or ENG 102 with a passing grade or assess into ENG 102

Survey of post-modern literature from 1946 to the present. Includes reading and discussion of poems, essays, short stories, plays, and novels representative of the global and multicultural nature of contemporary society.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR LITR 100 – Introduction to Literature

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

LIT 241   Sociology Through Literature (3)

Prerequisites: ENG 101 or ENG 102 with a passing grade or assess into ENG 102 and SOC 101

Application of sociological concepts to literature to analyze socio-historical events.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

LIT 242   Post Colonial Literature (3)

Prerequisites: ENG 101 or ENG 102 with a passing grade or assess into ENG 102

From Australia to Asia, from the Middle East to Africa, writers in the former colonies of the British empire found a unique voice to explore their lives and their countries.  Focuses on the voices of post-colonial literature in the 20th century as they deal with issues of power, gender and politics.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

LIT 250   English Literature Before 1800 (3)

Prerequisites: ENG 101 or ENG 102 with a passing grade or assess into ENG 102

Overview of earliest works written in English. Traces development of various forms of literature from beginnings in early Anglo-Saxon poetry through Shakespeare's plays and Romantic Poets.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR LITR 102A – British Literature – Beginning to 18th Century

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

LIT 252   Introduction to Shakespeare (3)

Prerequisites: ENG 101 or ENG 102 with a passing grade or assess into ENG 102

Introductory course of Shakespeare's insights into human behavior, the conflict inherent within societies, and his use of language.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

LIT 260   English Literature After 1800 (3)

Prerequisites: ENG 101 or ENG 102 with a passing grade or assess into ENG 102

Overview of English literature beginning with Romantics and continuing through Modern Age. Includes poetry, drama, fiction, and essays.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR LITR 102B – British Literature – Late 18th Century to Present

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

LIT 262   Gothic Literature (3)

Prerequisites: ENG 101 or ENG 102 with a passing grade or assess into ENG 102

Focuses on a broad reading of novels, films, stories, and poems in the Gothic literary sensibility.  Unlike horror fiction, which focuses on grisly detail, Gothic is primarily concerned with fear of the unknown and resulting paranoia.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

LIT 265   Fiction to Film (3)

Prerequisites: ENG 101 or ENG 102 with a passing grade or assess into ENG 102

Investigates fiction and film with emphasis on their uniqueness and relationship, their common narrative elements that convince reader and viewer of their correspondence to life, and of the process of translation from one narrative form to another.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

LIT 267   Film as Literature (3)

Prerequisites: ENG 101 or ENG 102 with a passing grade or assess into ENG 102

This course seeks to read film from a literary perspective; discussions and readings are rooted in literary concepts such as character, theme, narrative structure, genre, motif, symbol, literary theory and adaptation. Sections of the course may generally survey this topic or be focused on a particular topic such as a single director, genre, or discourse.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

LIT 271   Literature and Contemporary Cultures (3)

Prerequisites: ENG 101 or ENG 102 with a passing grade or assess into ENG 102

Introduction to prose, poetry, drama, and film from around the globe by authors from 1900 to Present.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR LITR 200 – World Literature

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Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

LIT 272   World Literature - Ancient World Through the Renaissance (3)

Prerequisites: ENG 101 or ENG 102 with a passing grade or assess into ENG 102

Survey course in the foundations of world literary traditions from pre-Classical and Classical World through Middle Ages and Renaissance.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR LITR 200A – World Literature – Begins with Antiquity and Ends Around 1660

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

LIT 273   World Literature - Enlightenment to 20th Century (3)

Prerequisites: ENG 101 or ENG 102 with a passing grade or assess into ENG 102

Survey course in the foundations of world literary traditions from the European Enlightenment through the 20th century.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR LITR 200M – World Literature – Begins Around 1660 and Extends to Present Day

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Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

LIT 274   Evolution of the Tragedy: Tragic Heroes and Heroines (3)

Prerequisites: ENG 101 or ENG 102 with a passing grade or assess into ENG 102

Overview of the evolution of dramatic tragedy from Greek to Modern theatre.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR LITR 100 – Introduction to Literature

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Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

LIT 275   Holocaust Literature (3)

Prerequisites: ENG 101 or ENG 102 with a passing grade or assess into ENG 102

Study of novels, essays, poetry, and other art centered on genocide in the Second World War and the post-Holocaust world. Explores matters of Jewish particularity as well as global implications of the Holocaust.  Offered in Spring only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

LIT 280   Gender Issues in Literature (3)

Prerequisites: ENG 101 or ENG 102 with a passing grade or assess into ENG 102

Through the reading of fiction and non-fiction texts, this class introduces students to literary, cultural, political and historical issues that shape gender and identity.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

LIT 289   Writing about Literature (3)

Prerequisites: ENG 101 or ENG 102 with a passing grade or assess into ENG 102

This course focuses on different ways of reading literature, using various theoretical lenses. Read the words of literary theorists and then apply their analysis along to novels, poems, short stories, drama, and films.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

LIT 299   Topics in Literature (3)

Prerequisites: ENG 101 or ENG 102 with a passing grade or assess into ENG 102

Variety of special literature studies offered.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus Hybrid

Logistics

LGM 101   Logistics and Supply Chain I (3)

Foundational knowledge needed to understand the world of supply chain logistics and related core competencies including: safety, quality control, communications, teamwork, good workplace conduct, and familiarity with computer systems that support supply chain operations.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

LGM 210   Logistics and Supply Chain II (3)

Prerequisites: LGM 101

Emphasis on mid-level technical knowledge needed to understand the world of supply chain logistics and related core competencies. Includes product receiving, product storage, order processing, packaging, shipment, inventory control, safe handling of hazardous materials, evaluation of transportation modes, custom, and dispatch and tracking operations. Certified Logistics Associate (LGM 101) (MSSC) is a prerequisite to taking this course. Prepares students for MSSC/CLT. Includes a required certified exam upon class completion.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

Manufacturing

MFG 101   Principles of Safety (3)

Introduction to the manufacturing world including specific instruction to facilitate safe work practices in industrial environment.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MFG 105   Employment Strategies (1)

This course will assist students in securing employment. Students will develop an awareness of personal and academic skills as related to the job-seeking process.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MFG 111   Principles of Quality Practices (3)

Prerequisites: MFG 101

Provides knowledge and skills related to effective quality processes and practices used in today’s manufacturing industry.  Students will have an opportunity to sit for the Manufacturing Skills Standards Council Quality module certification test for an additional fee.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MFG 141   Principles of Green Production (3)

Introduction to the sustainability principles of "green" production, defined as workplace activities across all industries within the manufacturing sector that require the use of equipment, technologies, and processes to improve the environmental performance of manufacturing companies.  Offered in Spring only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MFG 201   Principles of Manufacturing Processes and Production (3)

Prerequisites: MFG 101

Provides a broad understanding of manufacturing sub-industries and their related products, processes, challenges and best practices. Students will have an opportunity to sit for the Manufacturing Skills Standards Council Quality module certification test for an additional fee.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MFG 205   Manufacturing Process Controls (3)

Provides students with current practices associated with production planning, production scheduling, and controlling production.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MFG 215   Problem Solving Tactics in Manufacturing (3)

Training in problem solving is emphasized as well as how to establish a culture of continuous improvement in a proactive environment.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MFG 220   Principles of Maintenance Awareness (3)

Prerequisites: MFG 111 and MFG 201

Provides insights into basics of good maintenance practices through an understanding of electrical, mechanical and fluid power systems. Students will have an opportunity to sit for the Manufacturing Skills Standards Council Quality module certification test for an additional fee.  Offered in Spring only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MFG 225   Supervisor Skills (3)

Foundational training for leaders at all levels including how to solve problems, set goals, and manage the conflict within an organization using
hands on,interactive concepts.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MFG 230   Manufacturing Measurement (3)

Emphasis on use of instrumentation and process control. Concepts and measurement of physical variables and brief descriptions of individual process and combination of processes used in industry, such as go/no go, plug gauges, flatness, and coordinate measuring machine (CMM), control plans, and fixtures will be covered. Theory of operation and application of associated process instruments included.  Offered in Fall only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

Math

MAT 055   Supplement to Contemporary College Math (2)

Prerequisites: Placement into MAT 155 or placement into MAT 155 corequisite model

Corequisites: MAT 155

Coursework provides a supplement that reinforces prerequisite concepts and skills necessary for success in MAT 155.  This course does not count toward graduation.  This course does not count toward graduation.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MAT 056   Supplement to College Algebra - Educators (2)

Prerequisites: Placement into MAT 156 or placement into MAT 156 corequisite model

Corequisites: MAT 156

Coursework provides a supplement that reinforces prerequisite concepts and skills necessary for success in MAT 156.  Offered in Fall and Spring.  This course does not count toward graduation.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MAT 057   Supplement to College Statistics - General Education (2)

Prerequisites: Placement into MAT 157 or placement into MAT 157 corequisite model

Corequisites: MAT 157

Coursework provides a supplement that reinforces prerequisite concepts and skills necessary for success in MAT 157.  Offered in Fall and Spring.  This course does not count toward graduation.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MAT 058   Supplement to College Algebra - General Education (2)

Prerequisites: Placement into MAT 158 or placement into MAT 158 corequisite model

Corequisites: MAT 158

Provides a supplement, which will reinforce prerequisite concepts and skills necessary for success in Math 158.  This course does not count toward graduation.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MAT 062   Supplement to College Algebra - STEM (2)

Prerequisites: Placement into MAT 162

Corequisites: MAT 162

Provides a supplement, which will reinforce prerequisite concepts and skills necessary for success in Math 162.  This course does not count toward graduation.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MAT 096   Pre-Algebra (4)

Prerequisites: Placement into MAT 096

Topics include percents, conversions, area and volume, signed numbers, algebraic expressions, linear equations, statistical graphs, mean, median, mode and their applications. Pass/fail course; does not count toward graduation.  This course does not count toward graduation.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MAT 098   Beginning Algebra (4)

Prerequisites: MAT 096 with a grade of P (pass) or placement into MAT 098

Topics include linear equations and inequalities, quadratic equations, operations on polynomials, exponent properties, factoring, Pythagorean Theorem, operations on rational expressions, graphs of points and linear equations, systems of two equations in two variables, square roots and applications.  This course counts toward completion of a certificate only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MAT 105   Applied Math (3)

Prerequisites: MAT 096 with a grade of P (pass) or placement into MAT 098

For career students to develop quantitative reasoning skills. Includes basic logic, financial decision-making, probability, statistical reasoning, linear and exponential modeling, and right triangle applications. Relevance of mathematics discussed as it relates to other disciplines.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MAT 108   Understanding K-8 Mathematics (3)

Prerequisites: MAT 096 with a grade of P (pass) or placement into MAT 098

Basic concepts of the K-8 math curriculum. Concepts experienced through multiple representations: numerically, algebraically, geometrically and verbally.  Offered in Spring only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MAT 121   Intermediate Algebra (4)

Prerequisites: MAT 098 or MAT 098C with a grade of C or better or placement into MAT 121.

Topics include linear, quadratic, absolute value, rational, exponential, and radical forms and related expressions, equations, inequalities, and applications; relationship between graph and equation of first/second degree and exponential functions; systems of equations in two or three variables; and equations and graphs of circles.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online Hybrid

MAT 147   Statistics - Allied Health (4)

Prerequisites: MAT 098 or MAT 098C with a grade of B better or placement into MAT 121

Topics include graphs, qualitative and qualitative data, descriptive statistics, percentiles, counting techniques, probability, probability distributions, expected value, confidence interval estimates, hypothesis testing, simple linear regression, one-way ANOVA, and interpretation of statistical outcomes. This course is designed for OTA students.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MAT 150   Trigonometry (3)

Prerequisites: MAT 121 with a grade of C or better or placement into MAT 150

Grade of C or better in MAT 160 College Algebra strongly recommended. Study of trigonometric functions and applications. Topics include angles, length of arc, trigonometric functions, law of cosines, law of sines, identities, trigonometric equations, inverse trigonometric functions, complex numbers, and polar coordinates. Students may not receive credit for both MAT 150 and MAT 171.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MAT 152   Algebra Bridges to Calculus & Analytic Geometry I (2)

Prerequisites: MAT 158 with a grade of C or better

Course bridges the gap between MAT 158 and MAT 162. It is for students who have taken MAT 158 as a general education course and are now STEM majors seeking a path into MAT 180. A grade of C or better in both MAT 152 and MAT 158 will satisfy the algebra prerequisite for MAT 180. MAT 180 has a trigonometry prerequisite that may be satisfied by a grade of C or better in MAT 150 or equivalent transfer course.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MAT 155   Contemporary College Math (4)

Prerequisites: MAT 121 with a grade of C or better or placement into MAT 155

This course satisfies the general education requirement for the AA degree. Topics include: inductive and deductive reasoning, set theory, Venn diagrams, truth tables and logic, Geometry and Trigonometry, sequences and series, mathematics of finance, probability, statistics, and applications.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR MATH 120 – Mathematical Reasoning & Modeling

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

MAT 156   College Algebra - Educators (4)

Prerequisites: MAT 121 with a grade of C or better or placement into MAT 156

This course satisfies the general education requirement for the AAT degree for Education majors.  Topics include linear and quadratic equations and inequalities, systems of linear equations, polynomials, functions and their graphs, sequences and series, perimeter, circumference, area, surface area, volume, similarity, congruence, Pythagorean Theorem, Trigonometric ratios, analyzing geometric proofs, coordinate geometry, statistical graphs, counting and probability techniques, sampling, inference, and descriptive statistics including measures of central tendency and spread, and applications.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MAT 157   College Statistics - General Education (4)

Prerequisites: MAT 121 with a grade of C or better or placement into MAT 155

Topics include constructing and interpreting graphs, descriptive statistics, sampling techniques, counting techniques, probability, probability distributions, confidence interval estimates, hypothesis testing, correlation, regression, and ANOVA. Students may not receive credit for both Math 157 and Math 175. This course is recommended for non-STEM majors.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR MATH 110 – Statistical Reasoning

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

MAT 158   College Algebra - General Education (4)

Prerequisites: MAT 121 with a grade of C or better or placement into MAT 158.

This course satisfies the general education requirement for the AA degree. Designed for Non-STEM (non-Science, non-Technology, non-Engineering, non-Mathematics) majors. Topics include linear and quadratic equations and inequalities; complex numbers and solution of higher degree polynomial equations; systems of linear equations; matrices; graphing functions including exponential, logarithmic, rational and polynomial functions, sequences, and series. Students may not receive credit for both MAT 158 and MAT 160 or MAT 162 or MAT 171.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR MATH 130 – Pre-Calculus Algebra

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Course Type(s): On-Campus Online Hybrid

MAT 162   College Algebra - STEM (4)

Prerequisites: MAT 121 with a grade of C or better or placement into MAT 162

This course satisfies the general education requirement for the AA degree. Designed for students in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) transfer programs. Topics include linear and quadratic equations and inequalities; complex numbers and solution of higher degree polynomial equations; systems of linear equations; matrices; graphing functions including exponential, logarithmic, and rational polynomial functions; conic sections; sequences, series, and binomial theorem. Students may not receive credit for both MAT 162 and MAT 158 or MAT 160 or MAT 171.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR MATH 130 – Pre-Calculus Algebra

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

MAT 171   Pre-Calculus Mathematics (6)

Prerequisites: MAT 121 with a grade of B or better or placement into MAT 171

Unified study of College Algebra and Trigonometry provides necessary background for Calculus. Includes linear, quadratic, rational, and higher degree polynomial equations and inequalities; systems of equations; relations and functions along with graphs and equations; exponentials and logarithms; inverse; degree and radian measure; trigonometric functions; identities; triangles; vectors; polar coordinates; complex numbers; matrices and determinants; sequences and series; binomial theorem; mathematical induction; and applications. Students may not receive credit for MAT 171 and either MAT 150 and MAT 160. Students not planning to take Calculus may satisfy mathematics requirement for A.A. degree with MAT 160 or MAT 165 in lieu of MAT 171.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR MATH 150 – Pre-Calculus

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

MAT 175   Introductory Statistics (3)

Prerequisites: MAT 158 or MAT 160 or MAT 162 with a grade of C or better or placement into MAT 175

Topics include descriptive statistics, sampling techniques, counting techniques, probability, probability distributions, confidence interval estimates, hypothesis testing, simple linear regression, and one-way ANOVA.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

MAT 180   Calculus and Analytic Geometry I (5)

Prerequisites: MAT 171 with a grade of C or better or MAT 150, MAT 152 and MAT 158 with a grade of C or better or both MAT 150 and MAT 162 with a grade of C or better or placement into MAT 180

First in a sequence of three courses including analytic geometry, differential calculus, and integral calculus. Recommended for majors in mathematics, computer science, physical sciences, or engineering. Includes analytic geometry, functions, limits, continuity, the derivative and differentials, applications of the derivative and differentials, antidifferentiation, indefinite and definite integrals, and applications of definite integral.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MAT 201   Structure of Math Systems I (3)

Prerequisites: MAT 156 or MAT 158 or MAT 160 or MAT 162 with a grade of C or better or placement into MAT 180

For potential elementary teachers. Topics include sets, logic, number bases, systems of numeration, system of whole numbers, systems of integers, system of rational numbers, development of real number system, field properties, algorithms for whole numbers, and terminology of mathematics. Offered in Fall only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MAT 202   Structure of Math Systems II (3)

Prerequisites: MAT 156 or MAT 158 or MAT 160 or MAT 162 with a grade of C or better or placement into MAT 180

Intuitive study of elementary geometry, including constructions, congruence, similarity, motion geometry tessellation, and deductive theory of geometry. Study of measurement, including area and volumes. Introduction to concepts of probability and statistics. Offered in Spring only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MAT 210   Survey Calculus (4)

Prerequisites: MAT 158 or MAT 160 or MAT 162 with a grade of C or better or placement into MAT 210

Recommended for business, life sciences, and social science majors. Focus on techniques of differential and integral calculus with application to business, life sciences, and social sciences. Trigonometry not used.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MAT 230   Calculus and Analytic Geometry II (5)

Prerequisites: MAT 180 with a grade of C or better or placement into MAT 230

Second course in sequence of three recommended for majors in mathematics, computer science, physical sciences, or engineering. Topics include transcendental functions, techniques of integration, indeterminate forms, improper integrals, infinite series, and polar curves.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MAT 240   Calculus and Analytic Geometry III (5)

Prerequisites: MAT 230 with a grade of C or better

Third course in sequence of three recommended for mathematics, computer science, physical science, or engineering majors.  Topics include calculus of vectors in two or three dimensions, partial derivatives, multiple integrals and their applications; and introductory topics from differential equations.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MAT 242   Introductory Linear Algebra (3)

Prerequisites: MAT 230 with a grade of C or better

A first course in linear algebra intended for mathematics, computer science, science, and engineering majors. Topics include matrix algebra, determinants, and vector spaces, linear transformations, and eigenvalues and eigenvectors. Offered in Fall only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MAT 250   Differential Equations (3)

Prerequisites: MAT 240 with a grade of C or better

First course in differential equations for mathematics, science, and engineering majors. Topics include solution and application of ordinary differential equations including n-th order nonhomogeneous equations with variable coefficients and simultaneous differential equations. Methods used include Laplace transform, power series, variation of parameter, matrix methods and introduction to numerical solutions. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MAT 260   A Transition to Theoretical Mathematics (3)

Prerequisites: MAT 230 with a grade of C or better

First course in theoretical mathematics for mathematics, computer science, engineering and science majors. Includes logic and proofs, set theory, relations and functions, cardinality, introductory abstract algebra and introductory real analysis. Offered in Spring only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

Medical Assisting

MDA 115   Pharmacology and Administration of Medications (2)

Corequisites: HIM 110 and MDA 116

Instruction in concepts and application of pharmacological principles. Focuses on drug classifications, principles and procedures of medication administration, mathematical systems and conversions, calculation of drug problems, and medico-legal responsibilities of the medical assistant.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MDA 116   Pharmacology and Administration of Medications Clinical (1)

Corequisites: MDA 115

Clinical component in which the student applied medication administration concepts in the simulated setting using mathematical systems and conversions, calculation of medication doses, and methods of administration to include oral, parenteral and topical medications.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MDA 120   Administrative Procedures (3)

Prerequisites: HIM 110, HIM 140 and HIM 141

Focus is on medical office procedures including appointment scheduling, medical records creation and maintenance, interpersonal communications, coding, billing, collecting, third party reimbursement, credit arrangements and computer use in the medical office.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MDA 121   Medical Specialties (2)

Prerequisites: MDA 115 and MDA 116

Corequisites: MDA 120 and MDA 122

Provides an overview and competency training related to a variety of medical practice specialties.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MDA 122   Medical Specialties Lab (1)

Corequisites: MDA 121

Skills competency and check-off for tests and procedures related to a variety of specialty medical practices.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MDA 140   Procedures in a Clinical Setting (2)

Corequisites: MDA 120 and MDA 141

Emphasis is on patient assessment, examination and treatment as directed by physicians. Includes vital signs, collection and documentation of patient information, asepsis, office clinical procedures and other treatments as appropriate for ambulatory care settings.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MDA 141   Procedures in a Clinical Setting Clinical (1)

Corequisites: MDA 140

Skills competency and check-off for patient assessment, examination and treatment assistance, specimen collection, documentation and procedure check-offs related to all outpatient/ambulatory clinical testing and procedures completed in the physician office.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MDA 150   Professional Capstone (1)

Prerequisites: Completion of all coursework.

Corequisites: MDA 151

Health-related work-based learning experience enables students to apply specialized occupational theory, skills and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional (faculty or preceptor) generally in a clinical setting. Clinical education is unpaid learning experience.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MDA 151   Clinical Externship (4)

Prerequisites: Completion of all coursework.

Corequisites: MDA 150

Health-related work-based learning experience enables students to apply specialized occupational theory, skills and concepts in real-life setting.  Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional (faculty or preceptor), generally in the professional physician or other outpatient setting.  Clinical education is unpaid learning experience of 210 clock hours.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

Music

MUS 021   Recital and Concert Attendance (0)

Attendance and/or participation at musical performances and master classes, repeated until degree requirement is satisfactorily met.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MUS 101   Foundations of Music (3)

Study in clefs, notation, rhythm, scale structures, pitch, and melodic writing. Basic introduction with no previous experience necessary.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR MUSC 101 – Music Fundamentals

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Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

MUS 102   Accompanying (0.25)

Prerequisites: MUS 151 and instructor permission

Practical experience and working knowledge of basic and advanced techniques for successful piano accompanying.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MUS 105   SCC Singers I (1)

Performance class; students will work on music culminating in public performances. May be repeated for up to 3 credit hours.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR PERF 102C – Music Performance – Choir

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

MUS 106   SCC Singers II (1)

Second enrollment of MUS 105.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR PERF 102C – Music Performance – Choir

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

MUS 107   SCC Singers III (1)

Third enrollment of MUS 105.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR PERF 102C – Music Performance – Choir

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

MUS 108   SCC Singers IV (1)

Fourth enrollment of MUS 105.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MUS 109   American Popular Music (3)

Survey of American popular music from 1840 to the present. Examination of the types, styles, and influential musicians of American pop music.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR MUSC 100RP – Music Appreciation – Rock/Pop

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Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

MUS 110   American Music Appreciation (3)

Emphasis on American music as a panorama of distinct yet parallel streams-popular, folk, sacred, and classical-that reflect the uniquely diverse character of the United States. Musical styles will be compared and contrasted across regions and time, delivering a vision of American music both exuberant and inventive, a music that arises out of the history and musical traditions of many immigrants.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MUS 111   Music Appreciation (3)

Introductory course for non-music majors. Presents main elements of music, how they develop and change throughout history, and the role of music in society. Emphasis on understanding musical elements and aural applications. Attendance required at live performances.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR MUSC 100 – Music Appreciation

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Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

MUS 112   Jazz Appreciation (3)

Explores the earliest origins of jazz from Creole roots in Louisiana through blues, ragtime, Dixieland, big band, swing, be-bop, cool jazz, avante garde, Latin jazz, and fusion. Students taking this course may not receive credit for MUS 234. 

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR MUSC 100J – Music Appreciation - Jazz

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Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

MUS 113   Musical Theatre Appreciation up to 1943 (3)

Study of musical theatre from its beginnings through Rodgers & Hammerstein. Students may not receive credit for both MUS 113 and THE 229.  Offered in Fall only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MUS 114   Musical Theatre Appreciation since 1943 (3)

Study of musical theatre from Rodgers and Hammerstein to the present. Students may not receive credit for both MUS 114 and THE 230.  Offered in Spring only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MUS 115   Chamber Choir (1)

Prerequisites: Audition with instructor permission

Select choral ensemble specializing in chamber, madrigal, and show choir literature, culminating in public performance. May be repeated for up to 3 credit hours.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR PERF 102C – Music Performance – Choir

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

MUS 116   Chamber Choir II (1)

Prerequisites: MUS 115

Select choral ensemble specializing in chamber, madrigal, and show choir literature, culminating in public performance. May be repeated for up to 3 credit hours.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR PERF 102C – Music Performance – Choir

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

MUS 117   Chamber Choir III (1)

Prerequisites: MUS 116

Select choral ensemble specializing in chamber, madrigal, and show choir literature, culminating in public performance. May be repeated for up to 3 credit hours.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR PERF 102C – Music Performance – Choir

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

MUS 118   Chamber Choir IV (1)

Prerequisites: MUS 117

Select choral ensemble specializing in chamber, madrigal, and show choir literature, culminating in public performance. May be repeated for up to 3 credit hours.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MUS 119   Piano Proficiency I (1)

Corequisites: MUS 131 and MUS 133

Entry-level piano course for music majors with little knowledge of basic rudiments and grand staff reading. The first of a four-course sequence needed to prepare music education majors to meet Missouri piano proficiency requirements for certification to teach in public schools.  Offered in Fall only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MUS 120   Piano Proficiency II (1)

Prerequisites: MUS 119 or Piano Skills Exam

Continuation of MUS 119.  Offered in Spring only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MUS 121   Piano Class I (2)

Develops basic skills and techniques in piano playing, applicable to various types of music. No previous keyboard experience required.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MUS 122   Piano Class II (2)

Prerequisites: MUS 121

Continuation of MUS 121.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MUS 123   Voice Class I (1)

Fundamentals of tone production, diction, posture, and breathing. Includes simple songs and part singing.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MUS 124   Voice Class II (1)

Prerequisites: MUS 123

Continuation of MUS 123.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MUS 125   Guitar Class I (1)

Basic guitar skills through a classic method, including first-position notes and scales, root chords, and accompaniment patterns while developing solo and ensemble skills. Recommended materials: Classic Guitar.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MUS 126   Guitar Class II (1)

Second enrollment of MUS 125.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MUS 127   Guitar Class III (1)

Third enrollment of MUS 125.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MUS 128   Guitar Class IV (1)

Fourth enrollment of MUS 125.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MUS 129   Percussion Class I (1)

Open to students with little or no previous formal training. Note-reading and basic percussion playing techniques for snare drum, timpani, xylophone/marimba, orchestral percussion instruments, drum set, and Latin percussion instruments (bongos, congas, timbales, etc.) will be included. Selected works for each instrument will be studied.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MUS 130   Percussion Class II (1)

Prerequisites: MUS 129

Open to students with little or no previous formal training. Note-reading and basic percussion playing techniques for snare drum, timpani, xylophone/marimba, orchestral percussion instruments, drum set, and Latin percussion instruments (bongos, congas, timbales, etc.) will be included. Selected works for each instrument will be studied.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MUS 131   Music Theory I (3)

Prerequisites: MUS 101 or instructor permission

Corequisites: MUS 133

Study of basic rhythm, melody, principal triads and inversions, dominant seventh chords, cadences, non-harmonic tones, part-writing, and keyboard harmony.  Offered in Fall only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MUS 132   Music Theory II (3)

Prerequisites: MUS 131

Corequisites: MUS 134

Continuation of MUS 131 including secondary triads, seventh chords, secondary dominants, elementary modulation, figured bass, and keyboard harmony.  Offered in Spring only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MUS 133   Ear Training and Sightsinging I (1)

Prerequisites: MUS 101 or Music Assessment Test

Corequisites: MUS 131

Study of rhythmic, melodic, and harmonic dictation in major and minor scales and sightsinging in treble and bass clefs.  Offered in Fall only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MUS 134   Ear Training and Sightsinging II (1)

Prerequisites: MUS 133

Corequisites: MUS 132

Continuation of MUS 133 involving more complex rhythmic, melodic, and harmonic dictation and sightsinging.  Offered in Spring only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MUS 135   Women's Chorale I (1)

Treble voiced choral ensemble; students work on music culminating in public performance. Not limited to women but is only for singers with treble voices.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MUS 136   Women's Chorale II (1)

Second enrollment of MUS 135.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MUS 137   Women's Chorale III (1)

Third enrollment of MUS 135.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MUS 138   Women's Chorale IV (1)

Fourth enrollment of MUS 135.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MUS 139   Percussion Class III (1)

Prerequisites: MUS 129

Third semester of percussion class.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MUS 140   Percussion Class IV (1)

Prerequisites: MUS 139

Fourth semester of Percussion Class.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MUS 141   Show Choir I (1)

Prerequisites: Audition

Select choral ensemble presenting choreographed numbers from musical theatre and contemporary popular music.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MUS 142   Show Choir II (1)

Prerequisites: Audition

Second enrollment of MUS 141.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MUS 143   Show Choir III (1)

Prerequisites: Audition

Third enrollment of MUS 141.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MUS 144   Show Choir IV (1)

Prerequisites: Audition

Fourth enrollment of MUS 141.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MUS 145   Jazz Band I (1)

Performance course; students rehearse with semester performance as culmination. Must supply own instrument. May be repeated for up to 3 credit hours.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR PERF 102B – Music Performance – Band

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

MUS 146   Jazz Band II (1)

Prerequisites: MUS 145

Performance course; students rehearse with semester performance as culmination. Must supply own instrument. May be repeated for up to 3 credit hours.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR PERF 102B – Music Performance – Band

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

MUS 147   Jazz Band III (1)

Prerequisites: MUS 146

Performance course; students rehearse with semester performance as culmination. Must supply own instrument. May be repeated for up to 3 credit hours.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR PERF 102B – Music Performance – Band

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

MUS 148   Jazz Band IV (1)

Prerequisites: MUS 147

Performance course; students rehearse with semester performance as culmination. Must supply own instrument. May be repeated for up to 3 credit hours.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MUS 162   English/Italian Diction (1)

Basic study of International Phonetic Alphabet and comprehensive study of rules, phonetics, and techniques of English and Italian diction in performance.  Offered in Fall only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MUS 163   German/French Diction (1)

Basic study of International Phonetic Alphabet and comprehensive study of rules, phonetics, and techniques of German and French diction in performance.  Offered in Spring only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MUS 164   Jazz Improvisation (2)

Prerequisites: MUS 101 or instructor permission

Explores all aspects of improvisation from beginning to intermediate level. Includes various playing techniques and application of basic theory. Previous playing experience required. Must supply own instrument.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MUS 165   Instrumental Chamber Ensemble I (1)

Prerequisites: Audition

Performance class; students study music and performance techniques through rehearsals culminating in public performances. Must supply own instrument.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MUS 166   Instrumental Chamber Ensemble II (1)

Prerequisites: MUS 165

Second enrollment of MUS 165.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MUS 167   Instrumental Chamber Ensemble III (1)

Prerequisites: MUS 166

Third enrollment of MUS 165.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MUS 175   Concert Band I (1)

Students study music techniques through rehearsals culminating in public performances. Must supply own instrument.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR PERF 102B – Music Performance – Band

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

MUS 176   Concert Band II (1)

Prerequisites: MUS 175

Second enrollment of MUS 175.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR PERF 102B – Music Performance – Band

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

MUS 177   Concert Band III (1)

Prerequisites: MUS 176

Third enrollment of MUS 175.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR PERF 102B – Music Performance – Band

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

MUS 178   Concert Band IV (1)

Prerequisites: MUS 177

Fourth enrollment of MUS 175.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MUS 185   Orchestra I (1)

Prerequisites: Must be able to read music and be proficient on an orchestral instrument.

Preparation and performance techniques through the study of orchestral repertoire with emphasis on rehearsal disciplines and musical interpretations. Final performance at end of the semester. Enrollment subject to instrumentation.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR PERF 102O – Music Performance – Orchestra

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

MUS 186   Orchestra II (1)

Prerequisites: MUS 185

Second enrollment of MUS 185.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR PERF 102O – Music Performance – Orchestra

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

MUS 187   Orchestra III (1)

Prerequisites: MUS 186

Third enrollment of MUS 185.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR PERF 102O – Music Performance – Orchestra

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

MUS 188   Orchestra IV (1)

Prerequisites: MUS 187

Continuation of MUS 185.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MUS 195   Wind Ensemble I (1)

Prerequisites: Audition with instructor permission

Corequisites: Concert Band

A select 12-20 piece ensemble; students prepare music culminating in public performance.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MUS 196   Wind Ensemble II (1)

Prerequisites: MUS 195

Corequisites: Concert Band

Second Enrollment of MUS 195.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MUS 197   Wind Ensemble III (1)

Prerequisites: MUS 196

Corequisites: Concert Band

Third enrollment of MUS 195.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MUS 198   Wind Ensemble IV (1)

Prerequisites: MUS 197

Corequisites: Concert Band

Fourth enrollment of MUS 195.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MUS 210   Music Typography (2)

Prerequisites: MUS 101

Introduction to the art of music notation using notation software.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MUS 219   Piano Proficiency III (1)

Prerequisites: MUS 120 or Piano Skills Exam

Intermediate level piano class for music majors who possess a knowledge of all basic rudiments.  Offered in Fall only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MUS 220   Piano Proficiency IV (1)

Prerequisites: MUS 219 or Piano Skills Exam

Continuation of MUS 219 to prepare music majors for piano proficiency exam.  Offered in Spring only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MUS 225   Elements of Conducting (3)

Prerequisites: MUS 101 or MUS 131 or MUS 132 or MUS 281 or MUS 282

Introduction to baton techniques and elements of interpretation in conducting choral and instrumental music.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MUS 229   Musical Theatre History up to 1943 (3)

Study of American musical theatre from its origins through Rodgers & Hammerstein. Students taking this course may not receive credit for MUS 113.  Offered in Fall only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MUS 230   Musical Theatre History since 1943 (3)

Study of American musical theatre from Rodgers & Hammerstein to the present. Students taking this course may not receive credit for MUS 114.  Offered in Spring only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MUS 231   Music History I (3)

Survey of development of Western music from the ancient Greeks through the Baroque period. More in-depth coverage of art music than MUS 111.  Offered in Fall only.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR MUSC 103 – Music History I

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Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

MUS 232   Music History II (3)

Corequisites: MUS 231 (recommended but not required)

Continuation of MUS 231. Survey of music from 1600-1827.  Offered in Spring only.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR MUSC 104 – Music History II

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Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

MUS 234   Jazz History (3)

Explores earliest origins of Jazz from Creole roots in Louisiana, big band, swing, cool jazz, bebop, avant-garde, Latin jazz, and fusion. For students planning to major in music. Students taking this course may not receive credit for MUS 112.  

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

MUS 235   Music in the Americas (3)

Survey of music cultures found in the Americas focusing on the imported and indigenous music along with select music such as African-American music and Latin-American music.  Appropriate for general students and music students.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MUS 250   Music Audio Production I (3)

Basic background for working principles of audio and audio production in the music industry. Introduction to basic audio production techniques and theory. Topics include: microphones, speakers, mixing console operation, and audio editing. Students will complete projects independently and in small groups.  Offered in Fall only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MUS 251   Music Audio Production II (3)

Prerequisites: MUS 250

Expands on recording curriculum explored in Audio 1 by increased focus on fundamentals and stereo recording. Concentration is on multi-track recording and in-depth use of Digital Audio Workstation software.  Offered in Spring only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MUS 259   Music Theatre Workshop I (1)

Performance-oriented workshop experience that studies acting styles as applied to a song. Covers various styles and periods of musical theatre.  Students may not receive credit for both MUS 259 and THE 259.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MUS 260   Music Theatre Workshop II (1)

Performance-oriented workshop experience that studies acting styles as applied to a song. Covers various styles and periods of musical theatre.  Students may not receive credit for both MUS 260 and THE 260.  Contact department chair for course availability.  

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MUS 264   Jazz Improvisation II (2)

Prerequisites: MUS 164

Continuation of concepts and techniques learned in Jazz Improvisation I. Explore stylistic trends and developments of jazz improvisation.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MUS 270   Musical Theatre Practicum (1-3)

A performing ensemble workshop emphasizing individualized training and performance of musical theatre literature. Musical coaching/rehearsal, stage movement, character development, and technical stage training may be included.  Offered in Spring only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MUS 281   Music Theory III (3)

Prerequisites: MUS 132

Corequisites: MUS 283

Continuation of MUS 132. Including secondary functions 1 and 2, modulations, Binary and Ternary Form.  Offered in Fall only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MUS 282   Music Theory IV (3)

Prerequisites: MUS 281

Corequisites: MUS 284

Continuation of MUS 281.  Offered in Spring only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MUS 283   Ear Training and Sightsinging III (1)

Prerequisites: MUS 134

Corequisites: MUS 281

Continuation of MUS 134.  Offered in Fall only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MUS 284   Ear Training and Sightsinging IV (1)

Prerequisites: MUS 283

Corequisites: MUS 282

Continuation of MUS 283.  Offered in Spring only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MUS 285   Woodwind Methods (2)

Prepare to teach woodwind instruments to elementary and middle school level students.  Techniques for successful beginning woodwind instruction and performance are studied, along with instructional planning, procedures, and resource materials.  Students' teaching and playing competencies will be centered on the flute, clarinet, and saxophone.  Students will also become familiar with the oboe and bassoon.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MUS 286   Brass Methods (2)

Prepare to teach brass instruments to elementary and middle school level students.  Techniques for successful beginning brass instruction and performance are studied, along with instructional planning, procedures, and resource materials.  Students' teaching and playing competencies will be on the trumpet, French horn, trombone, euphonium and tuba.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MUS 287   String Methods (2)

Prepare to teach string instruments to elementary and middle school level students.  Techniques for successful beginning string instruction and performance are studied, along with instructional planning, procedures, and resource materials.  Students' teaching and playing competencies will be on the violin, viola, cello and bass.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MUS 288   Percussion Methods (2)

Prepare to teach the major instruments found in the percussion family to elementary and middle school level students.  Techniques for successful beginning percussion instruction and performance are studied, along with instructional planning, procedures, and resource materials.  Students' teaching and playing competencies will be on the major instruments found in the percussion family.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MUS 295   Opera Theatre Workshop (1-3)

Prerequisites: Instructor permission

A performing ensemble workshop emphasizing training and performance of operatic literature. Musical coaching/rehearsal, staging, stage movement, character development and technical stage training are included.  Offered in Fall only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MUS 299   Sophomore Recital (0)

Prerequisites: Completion of at least three (3) semesters of applied instrumental or vocal instruction (e.g. MUS 154).

Solo presentation (with accompaniment) in a recital-type setting of at least 30 minutes.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

Music/Private Lessons - Brass

MVB 101   Trumpet Lessons I (1-2 hrs)

Individual Trumpet Lessons, starting at the appropriate level.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVB 102   Trumpet Lessons II (1-2 hrs)

Prerequisites: MVB 101

Second enrollment of MVB 101.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVB 103   Trumpet Lessons III (1-2 hrs)

Prerequisites: MVB 102

Third enrollment of MVB 101.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVB 104   Trumpet Lessons IV (1-2 hrs)

Prerequisites: MVB 103

Fourth enrollment of MVB 101.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVB 111   French Horn Lessons I (1-2 hrs)

Individual French Horn Lessons, starting at the appropriate level

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVB 112   French Horn Lessons II (1-2 hrs)

Prerequisites: MVB 111

Second enrollment of MVB 111.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVB 113   French Horn Lessons III (1-2 hrs)

Prerequisites: MVB 112

Third enrollment of MVB 111.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVB 114   French Horn Lessons IV (1-2 hrs)

Prerequisites: MVB 113

Fourth enrollment of MVB 111.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVB 121   Trombone Lessons I (1-2 hrs)

Individual Trombone Lessons, starting at the appropriate level.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVB 122   Trombone Lessons II (1-2 hrs)

Prerequisites: MVB 121

Second enrollment of MVB 121.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVB 123   Trombone Lessons III (1-2 hrs)

Prerequisites: MVB 122

Third enrollment of MVB 121.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVB 124   Trombone Lessons IV (1-2 hrs)

Prerequisites: MVB 123

Fourth enrollment of MVB 121.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVB 131   Euphonium Lessons I (1-2 hrs)

Individual Euphonium Lessons, starting at the appropriate level.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVB 132   Euphonium Lessons II (1-2 hrs)

Prerequisites: MVB 131

Second enrollment of MVB 131.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVB 133   Euphonium Lessons III (1-2 hrs)

Prerequisites: MVB 132

Third enrollment of MVB 131.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVB 134   Euphonium Lessons IV (1-2 hrs)

Prerequisites: MVB 133

Fourth enrollment of MVB 131.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVB 141   Tuba Lessons I (1-2 hrs)

Individual Tuba Lessons, starting at the appropriate level.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVB 142   Tuba Lessons II (1-2 hrs)

Prerequisites: MVB 141

Second enrollment of MVB 141.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVB 143   Tuba Lessons III (1-2 hrs)

Prerequisites: MVB 142

Third enrollment of MVB 141.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVB 144   Tuba Lessons IV (1-2 hrs)

Prerequisites: MVB 143

Fourth enrollment of MVB 141.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

Music/Private Lessons - Guitar

MVG 101   Guitar-Classical Lessons I (1-2 hrs)

Individual Guitar-Classical Lessons, starting at the appropriate level.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVG 102   Guitar-Classical Lessons II (1-2 hrs)

Prerequisites: MVG 101

Second enrollment of MVG 101.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVG 103   Guitar-Classical Lessons III (1-2 hrs)

Prerequisites: MVG 102

Third enrollment of MVG 101.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVG 104   Guitar-Classical Lessons IV (1-2 hrs)

Prerequisites: MVG 103

Fourth enrollment of MVG 101.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVG 111   Guitar-Jazz Lessons I (1-2 hrs)

Individual Guitar-Jazz Lessons, starting at the appropriate level.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVG 112   Guitar-Jazz Lessons II (1-2 hrs)

Prerequisites: MVG 111

Second enrollment of MVG 111.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVG 113   Guitar-Jazz Lessons III (1-2 hrs)

Prerequisites: MVG 112

Third enrollment of MVG 111

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVG 114   Guitar-Jazz Lessons IV (1-2 hrs)

Prerequisites: MVG 113

Fourth enrollment of MVG 111

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVG 121   Guitar-Bass Lessons I (1-2 hrs)

Individual Guitar-Bass Lessons, starting at the appropriate level.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVG 122   Guitar-Bass Lessons II (1-2 hrs)

Prerequisites: MVG 121

Second enrollment of MVG 121

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVG 123   Guitar-Bass Lessons III (1-2 hrs)

Prerequisites: MVG 122

Third enrollment of MVG 121

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVG 124   Guitar-Bass Lessons IV (1-2 hrs)

Prerequisites: MVG 123

Fourth enrollment of MVG 121.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVG 221   Guitar-Bass Lessons V (2-Jan)

Prerequisites: MVG 124

Fifth enrollment of MVG 121.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

Music/Private Lessons - Percussion

MVP 101   Percussion Lessons I (1-2 hrs)

Individual Percussion Lessons, starting at the appropriate level.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVP 102   Percussion Lessons II (1-2 hrs)

Prerequisites: MVP 101

Second enrollment of MVP 101.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVP 103   Percussion Lessons III (1-2 hrs)

Prerequisites: MVP 102

Third enrollment of MVP 101.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVP 104   Percussion Lessons IV (1-2 hrs)

Prerequisites: MVP 103

Fourth enrollment of MVP 101.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVP 201   Percussion Lessons V (1-2 hrs)

Prerequisites: MVP 104

Fifth enrollment of MVP 101.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVP 202   Percussion Lessons VI (1-2 hrs)

Prerequisites: MVP 201

Sixth enrollment of MVP 101.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVP 203   Percussion Lessons VII (1-2 hrs)

Prerequisites: MVP 202

Seventh enrollment of MVP 101.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVP 204   Percussion Lessons VIII (1-2 hrs)

Prerequisites: MVP 203

Eighth enrollment of MVP 101.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

Music/Private Lessons - Piano

MVK 101   Keyboard Lessons I (1-2 hrs)

Individual Keyboard Lessons, starting at the appropriate level.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVK 102   Keyboard Lessons II (1-2 hrs)

Prerequisites: MVK 101

Second enrollment of MVK 101.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVK 103   Keyboard Lessons III (1-2 hrs)

Prerequisites: MVK 102

Third enrollment of MVK 101.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVK 104   Keyboard Lessons IV (1-2 hrs)

Prerequisites: MVK 103

Fourth enrollment of MVK 101.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVK 111   Organ Lessons I (1-2 hrs)

Individual Organ Lessons, starting at the appropriate level.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVK 112   Organ Lessons II (1-2 hrs)

Prerequisites: MVK 111

Second enrollment of MVK 111.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVK 113   Organ Lessons III (1-2 hrs)

Prerequisites: MVK 112

Third enrollment of MVK 111.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVK 114   Organ Lessons IV (1-2 hrs)

Prerequisites: MVK 113

Fourth enrollment of MVK 111.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVK 201   Keyboard Lessons V (1-2 hrs)

Prerequisites: MVK 104

Fifth enrollment of MVK 101.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVK 202   Keyboard Lessons VI (1-2 hrs)

Prerequisites: MVK 201

Sixth enrollment of MVK 101.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVK 203   Keyboard Lessons VII (1-2 hrs)

Prerequisites: MVK 202

Seventh enrollment of MVK 101.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVK 204   Keyboard Lessons VIII (1-2 hrs)

Prerequisites: MVK 203

Eighth enrollment of MVK 101

Course Type(s): On-Campus

Music/Private Lessons - String

MVS 131   Violin Lessons I (1-2 hrs)

Individual Violin Lessons, starting at the appropriate level.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVS 132   Violin Lessons II (1-2 hrs)

Prerequisites: MVS 131

Second enrollment of MVS 131

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVS 133   Violin Lessons III (1-2 hrs)

Prerequisites: MVS 132

Third enrollment of MVS 131.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVS 134   Violin Lessons IV (1-2 hrs)

Prerequisites: MVS 133

Fourth enrollment of MVS 131.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVS 141   Viola Lessons I (1-2 hrs)

Individual Viola Lessons, starting at the appropriate level.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVS 142   Viola Lessons II (1-2 hrs)

Prerequisites: MVS 141

Second enrollment of MVS 141

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVS 143   Viola Lessons III (1-2 hrs)

Prerequisites: MVS 142

Third enrollment of MVS 141

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVS 144   Viola Lessons IV (1-2 hrs)

Prerequisites: MVS 143

Fourth enrollment of MVS 141

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVS 151   Cello Lessons I (1-2 hrs)

Individual Cello Lessons, starting at the appropriate level.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVS 152   Cello Lessons II (1-2 hrs)

Prerequisites: MVS 151

Second enrollment of MVS 151

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVS 153   Cello Lessons III (1-2 hrs)

Prerequisites: MVS 152

Third enrollment of MVS 151

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVS 154   Cello Lessons IV (1-2 hrs)

Prerequisites: MVS 153

Fourth Enrollment of MVS 151

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVS 161   Bass Lessons I (1-2 hrs)

Individual Bass Lessons, starting at the appropriate level

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVS 162   Bass Lessons II (1-2 hrs)

Prerequisites: MVS 161

Second enrollment of MVS 161

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVS 163   Bass Lessons III (1-2 hrs)

Prerequisites: MVS 162

Third enrollment of MVS 161.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVS 164   Bass Lessons IV (1-2 hrs)

Prerequisites: MVS 163

Fourth enrollment of MVS 161.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVS 231   Violin Lessons V (1-2 credits)

Prerequisites: MVS 134

Fifth enrollment of MVS 131.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVS 232   Violin Lessons VI (1-2 credits)

Prerequisites: MVS 231

Sixth Enrollment of MVS 131.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

Music/Private Lessons - Vocal

MVV 101   Voice Lessons I (1-2 hrs)

Individual Voice Lessons, Starting at the appropriate level.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVV 102   Voice Lessons II (1-2 hrs)

Prerequisites: MVV 101

Second enrollment of MVV 101.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVV 103   Voice Lessons III (1-2 hrs)

Prerequisites: MVV 102

Third enrollment of MVV 101.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVV 104   Voice Lessons IV (1-2 hrs)

Prerequisites: MVV 103

Fourth enrollment of MVV 101.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVV 201   Voice Lessons V (1-2 hrs)

Prerequisites: MVV 104

Fifth enrollment of MVV 101.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVV 202   Voice Lessons VI (1-2 hrs)

Prerequisites: MVV 201

Sixth enrollment of MVV 101.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVV 203   Voice Lessons VII (1-2 hrs)

Prerequisites: MVV 202

Seventh enrollment of MVV 101

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVV 204   Voice Lessons VIII (1-2 hrs)

Prerequisites: MVV 203

Eighth enrollment of MVV 101.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

Music/Private Lessons - Woodwind

MVW 101   Flute/Piccolo Lessons I (1-2 hrs)

Individual Flute/Piccolo Lessons, starting at the appropriate level.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVW 102   Flute/Piccolo Lessons II (1-2 hrs)

Prerequisites: MVW 101

Second enrollment of MVW 101.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVW 103   Flute/Piccolo Lessons III (1-2 hrs)

Prerequisites: MVW 102

Third enrollment of MVW 101.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVW 104   Flute/Piccolo Lessons IV (1-2 hrs)

Prerequisites: MVW 103

Fourth enrollment of MVW 101.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVW 111   Oboe Lessons I (1-2 hrs)

Individual Oboe Lessons, starting at the appropriate level.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVW 112   Oboe Lessons II (1-2 hrs)

Prerequisites: MVW 111

Second enrollment of MVW 111.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVW 113   Oboe Lessons III (1-2 hrs)

Prerequisites: MVW 112

Third enrollment of MVW 111.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVW 114   Oboe Lessons IV (1-2 hrs)

Prerequisites: MVW 113

Fourth enrollment of MVW 111.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVW 121   Clarinet Lessons I (1-2 hrs)

Individual Clarinet Lessons, starting at the appropriate level.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVW 122   Clarinet Lessons II (1-2 hrs)

Prerequisites: MVW 121

Second enrollment of MVW 121.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVW 123   Clarinet Lessons III (1-2 hrs)

Prerequisites: MVW 122

Third enrollment of MVW 121.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVW 124   Clarinet Lessons IV (1-2 hrs)

Prerequisites: MVW 123

Fourth enrollment of MVW 121.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVW 131   Bassoon Lessons I (1-2 hrs)

Individual Bassoon Lessons, starting at the appropriate level.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVW 132   Bassoon Lessons II (1-2 hrs)

Prerequisites: MVW 131

Second enrollment of MBW 131.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVW 133   Bassoon Lessons III (1-2 hrs)

Prerequisites: MVW 132

Third enrollment of MVW 131.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVW 134   Bassoon Lessons IV (1-2 hrs)

Prerequisites: MVW 133

Fourth enrollment of MVW 131.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVW 141   Saxophone Lessons I (1-2 hrs)

Individual Saxophone Lessons, starting at the appropriate level.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVW 142   Saxophone Lessons II (1-2 hrs)

Prerequisites: MVW 141

Second enrollment of MVW 141.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVW 143   Saxophone Lessons III (1-2 hrs)

Prerequisites: MVW 142

Third enrollment of MVW 141.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

MVW 144   Saxophone Lessons IV (1-2 hrs)

Prerequisites: MVW 143

Fourth enrollment of MVW 141.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

Nursing

NUR 102   LPN Bridge to ADN Program (1)

Prerequisites: ENG 102, SOC 101, CHM 101/103 or CHM 106 and one of the following: HIS 101, HIS 102, HIS 115, HIS 270, POL 101 or POL 102

LPN Bridge to ADN Program will review fundamentals of nursing as they relate to the role transition from licensed professional nurse to registered nurse. Content will be reviewed including nursing process, professional ethics, interdisciplinary relationships, therapeutic communication, nutrition, pharmacology, assessment, medication administration, sterile technique and medication mathematics.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

NUR 103   Fundamentals of Professional Nursing (9)

Prerequisites: ENG 101, BIO 250A/250B with a grade of B or better and CHM 101/103 with a grade of B or better

Corequisites: NUR 113 and NUR 123

Each human being is presented as a unique individual, constantly responding to internal and external stimuli. The nursing process is emphasized as students apply principles of physical, biological, and social sciences. Basic nutrition and pharmacology are introduced. Nursing history and elements of health and disease are presented. Professional ethics and interpersonal relations are integrated throughout the course. Basic concepts of nursing are introduced and basic nursing skills are taught and practice in the nursing lab. The student will learn health assessment techniques, with an emphasis on therapeutic communication.  Offered in Fall and Spring. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

NUR 104   Professional Nursing Across the Lifespan I (11)

Prerequisites: BIO 250A/250B and CHM 101/103 with a grade of B or better, ENG 101, PSY 101, NUR 103, NUR 113 and NUR 123

Corequisites: BIO 251A/251B, NUR 114 and NUR 124

Human growth and development is emphasized while studying human adaptive and maladaptive responses to disturbances in nutrition and fluid balance. Illnesses that interfere with these processes throughout the life span are presented with focuses on physiological, psychosocial, and spiritual aspects during each stage of development. Adaptive and maladaptive responses to stressors that interfere with psychosocial homeostasis are presented. Current treatment modalities are emphasized with a historical overview of psychiatric therapy.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

NUR 113   Fundamentals of Professional Nursing Lab (0)

Corequisites: NUR 103 and NUR 123

Students gain comprehensive knowledge and ability to safely and accurately perform nursing skills in a safe learning environment using multimedia, textbooks, self-direction, demonstrations and lab staff assistance.  Included: vital signs, hygiene and medical asepsis, assessment, mobility, medication administration, sterile technique, dressing changes and fundamental medication math.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

NUR 114   Professional Nursing Across the Lifespan I Lab (0)

Prerequisites: NUR 103, NUR 113 and NUR 123

Corequisites: NUR 104 and NUR 124

Students gain comprehensive knowledge and ability to safely and accurately perform nursing skills in a safe learning environment using multi-media, textbooks, self-direction, demonstrations and lab staff assistance.  Included: urinary catheterization, intravenous fluids administration, nasogastric insertion, enteral feeding, ostomy care, medication administration synthesis and intermediate medication math.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

NUR 123   Fundamentals of Professional Nursing Clinical (0)

Corequisites: NUR 103 and NUR 113

Students care for patients in the nursing home and/or hospital/health care center. Ten clinical laboratory hours per week.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

NUR 124   Professional Nursing Across the Lifespan I Clinical (0)

Prerequisites: NUR 103, NUR 113 and NUR 123

Corequisites: NUR 104 and NUR 114

Students plan, administer, and evaluate nursing care to patients in pediatric, geriatric, medical and surgical units. Observation of developmental stages is provided in schools, hospitals/health care centers, and nursing homes. Thirteen clinical laboratory hours per week.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

NUR 200   Registered First Nurse Assistant (3)

This AORN-approved class follows the core curriculum for the RN First Assistant. Six credit hours are awarded upon completion of the course. Three credits are earned through classroom/ theory presentation and internship. For eligibility requirements and registration packet, call (636) 922-8280.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

NUR 220   RNFA Certification Clinical (3)

Prerequisites: NUR 200

Supervised practice by surgeon mentor during actual surgical procedures. Documentation of procedures and activities is required. Must meet minimum clock hours to meet regulating guidelines.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

NUR 253   Professional Nursing Across the Lifespan II (10)

Prerequisites: BIO 247, BIO 250A/250B, BIO 251A/251B, CHM 101/103, ENG 101, PSY 101, NUR 103, NUR 104, NUR 113, NUR 114, NUR 123 and NUR 124

Corequisites: NUR 263, NUR 273 and any two of the following: SOC 101, Any Literature Course or ENG 102, and US History or Government

The individual is considered as a part of a social unit, the family. The development of sexual roles is presented and the physical, psychosocial and ethno cultural factors that influence it are considered. Adaptive and maladaptive responses of the mother, the neonate and other family members to pregnancy and the birth process are examined. The human body's responses to interferences with oxygenation of tissue are studied as it relates to respiratory, hematological and cardiac systems. Psychological adaptive and maladaptive responses to change in family dynamics and health conditions are considered.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

NUR 254   Professional Nursing Across the Lifespan III (11)

Prerequisites: BIO 247, BIO 250A/250B, BIO 251A/251B, CHM 101/103, ENG 101, ENG 102 or Any Literature Course, PSY 101, SOC 101, NUR 103, NUR 104, NUR 113, NUR 114, NUR 123, NUR 124, NUR 253, NUR 263 and NUR 273

Corequisites: NUR 264 and NUR 274

The patient with problems related to mobility, perception, metabolism and body defense mechanisms is discussed, with emphasis on nurse and patient functioning on a health illness continuum.  Included: assessment and neurological, endocrine, integumentary, musculoskeletal and sensory systems.  Professional development is continued, as nursing leadership, ethical aspects of nursing care and the legal-professional role of the nurse are discussed.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

NUR 263   Professional Nursing Across the Lifespan II Lab (0)

Prerequisites: BIO 247, BIO 250A/250B, BIO 251A/251B, CHM 101/103, ENG 101, PSY 101, NUR 103, NUR 104, NUR 113, NUR 114, NUR 123 and NUR 124

Corequisites: NUR 253 and NUR 273

Students gain comprehensive knowledge and ability to safely and accurately perform nursing skills in a safe learning environment using multi-media, textbooks, self-direction, demonstrations and lab staff assistance.  Included: peripheral intravenous therapy, central venous catheters, respiratory care, ECG basics, blood product administration and advanced medication mathematics.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

NUR 264   Professional Nursing Across the Lifespan III Lab (0)

Prerequisites: BIO 247, BIO 250A/250B, BIO 251A/251B, CHM 101/103, ENG 101, ENG 102 or Any Literature Course, PSY 101, SOC 101, NUR 103, NUR 104, NUR 113, NUR 114, NUR 123, NUR 124, NUR 253, NUR 263 and NUR 273

Corequisites: NUR 254 and NUR 274

Students gain comprehensive knowledge and ability to safely and accurately perform nursing skills in a safe learning environment using multi-media, textbooks, self-direction, demonstrations and lab staff assistance.  Included: communication in the health care setting and prioritizing,  delegation and comprehensive medication mathematics.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

NUR 273   Professional Nursing Across the Lifespan II Clinical (0)

Prerequisites: BIO 247, BIO 250A/250B, BIO 251A/251B, CHM 101/103, ENG 101, PSY 101, NUR 103, NUR 104, NUR 113, NUR 114, NUR 123 and NUR 124

Corequisites: NUR 253 and NUR 263

Students plan, administer, and care for patients in labor and delivery, postpartum, and nursery units as well as in medical and surgical units in area hospital/health care facilities. Twelve clinical laboratory hours per week.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

NUR 274   Professional Nursing Across the Lifespan III Clinical (0)

Prerequisites: BIO 247, BIO 250A/250B, BIO 251A/251B, CHM 101/103, ENG 101, ENG 102 or Any Literature Course, PSY 101, SOC 101, NUR 103, NUR 104, NUR 113, NUR 114, NUR 123, NUR 124, NUR 253, NUR 263 and NUR 273

Corequisites: NUR 254 and NUR 264

Gaining independence, students plan, administer, and evaluate total nursing care to patients and begin supervising others giving care. Emphasis is placed upon the nurse and patient functioning in a homeostatic milieu, with consideration of physical, psychosocial, ethnocultural and spiritual aspects of development. A 5-week preceptorship provides transition between student and practitioner. Sixteen clinical laboratory hours per week.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

Occupational Therapy

OTA 105   Fundamentals of OTA I (12)

Prerequisites: ENG 101 and MAT 098

Corequisites: OTA 115 and OTA 125

Introduction to occupational therapy, including history, philosophy and foundational skills required for OT practice. Context is offered
based on the fundamental skills needed in psychosocial dysfunction, physical and cognitive dysfunction, and pediatrics using the
Occupational Therapy Practice Framework. Theories guiding OT practice, values, and ethics of the profession discussed.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

OTA 106   Fundamentals of OTA II (12)

Prerequisites: OTA 105, OTA 115 and OTA 125

Corequisites: OTA 116, OTA 126 and MAT 147

Build on foundation skills needed for OT practice and focuses on fundamental assessment and intervention skills in occupational therapy in
psychosocial, physical, cognitive and pediatric dysfunction. Understanding of the OT process of assessment, treatment planning and
implementation, transitions and discontinuation of OT services is addressed using the OTPF as a guide.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

OTA 115   Kinesiology/Functional A & P (0)

Prerequisites: ENG 101 and MAT 098

Corequisites: OTA 105 and OTA 125

Foundation in the biological, physical, and physiological application in the practice of occupational therapy. Students will demonstrate understanding and knowledge of the structure and function of the human body including the musculoskeletal, nervous, cardiovascular, pulmonary, and endocrine systems. Students will apply knowledge for foundational practice skills such as ROM, assessment of muscle control, transfers, vital signs, body mechanics, client positioning and safe handling techniques.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

OTA 116   Applied A & P in Health & Disease (0)

Prerequisites: OTA 105, OTA 115 and OTA 125

Corequisites: OTA 106, OTA 126 and MAT 147

Continuation of the foundational skills practiced in previous coursework. Students use of meaningful activities as defined by OTPF focusing on performance areas that specifically address performance skills such as sensory motor, cognitive and psychosocial components. Assessment and intervention strategies and techniques that emphasize the use of purposeful activities and occupation to enhance role function will be the focus of practical application of these skills.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

OTA 125   Occupation Based Activities I (0)

Prerequisites: ENG 101 and MAT 098

Corequisites: OTA 105 and OTA 115

Introduction of occupation-based activities and the essential role occupation plays in the delivery of occupational therapy services. Primary emphasis is on the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework and its application in activity analysis and implementation of services.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

OTA 126   Occupation Based Activities II (0)

Prerequisites: OTA 105, OTA 115 and OTA 125

Corequisites: OTA 106, OTA 116 and MAT 147

Builds on foundational skills and concepts of occupation-based activities and the essential role occupation plays in the delivery of occupational therapy services. The Occupational Therapy Practice Framework and its focus on activity analysis is the basis of practical application for assessment and intervention in clinical and nonclinical settings.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

OTA 205   Fundamentals of OTA III (13)

Prerequisites: OTA 106, OTA 116 and OTA 126

Corequisites: OTA 215 and OTA 225

Builds on foundational and fundamental skills needed for entry-level occupational therapy practice related to psychosocial, physical, cognitive and pediatrics. Understanding of entry-level competency skills and implementation of OT treatment for demonstrating service competency is emphasized.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

OTA 206   OTA Capstone (2)

Prerequisites: OTA 205, OTA 215 and OTA 225

Corequisites: OTA 226 and OTA 227

Final phase of professional development and cullminating experiences for students in the Occupational Therapy Assistant Program. Provides
an opportunity for reflection on the integration of academic coursework and fieldwork experiences and prepares the OTA student to enter the
professional realm.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

OTA 215   Professional Development/Clinical Competency (0)

Prerequisites: OTA 106, OTA 116, OTA 126 and MAT 247

Corequisites: OTA 205 and OTA 225

Builds on foundational and fundamentals skills needed for entry-level competency. Provides specific hands-on laboratory experience focused on demonstrating entry-level competency through student presentations, lab practical examinations and collaborative activities which reinforce foundational and fundamental skills previously practiced.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

OTA 225   Occupation Based Activities III (0)

Prerequisites: OTA 106, OTA 116, OTA 126 and MAT 247

Corequisites: OTA 205 and OTA 215

Builds on fundamental competency skills and concepts of entry-level practice using occupation-based activities and the essential role occupation plays in the delivery of occupational therapy services. The Occupational Therapy Practice Framework and the AOTA Fieldwork Performance Evaluation will be the basis of practical application for understanding entry-level competency in various clinical and non-clinical settings.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

OTA 226   OTA Practicum I (4)

Prerequisites: OTA 205, OTA 215 and OTA 225

Corequisites: OTA 206

Level II Fieldwork is the opportunity to practice in the field under direct supervision of a clinical fieldwork educator. Practice emphasis
uses the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework as it relates to documentation, facilitation of activities of daily living performance, ROM/MMT, positioning, splinting, functional activities, functional mobility/transfers, treatment planning and addressing environmental barriers.  Offered in Spring and Summer.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

OTA 227   OTA Practicum II (4)

Prerequisites: OTA 205, OTA 215 and OTA 225

Corequisites: OTA 206

Level II Fieldwork is the opportunity to practice in the field under direct supervision of a clinical fieldwork educator. Practice emphasis
uses the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework as it relates to documentation, facilitation of activities of daily living performance, ROM/MMT, positioning, splinting, functional activities, functional mobility/transfers, treatment planning and addressing environmental barriers.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

Philosophy

PHL 101   Introduction to Philosophy (3)

Introduction to philosophical inquiry and historically important philosophical ideas discussed by classical and/or modern philosophers. Topics may include the nature of love, the foundation of ethical action, the nature and limits of knowledge, the essence of truth, and the meaning of technology in contemporary culture.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR PHIL 100 – Introduction to Philosophy

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

PHL 102   Introduction to Logic (3)

Study of techniques and methods for identifying, classifying, clarifying, and evaluating various kinds of reasoning and related uses of language.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR PHIL 101 – Introduction to Logic

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

PHL 160   Ethics (3)

Introductory survey of classical and contemporary theories in field of ethics. Questions considered regarding ideal moral life, nature of good and evil, principles for distinguishing right from wrong, and ethical relativism versus objectivism. Discusses selected moral dilemmas of modern living.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR PHIL 102 – Introduction to Ethics

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Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

PHL 201   World Religion (3)

Introduction to basic doctrines and stories of seven major religions of the world: Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR RELG 100 – World Religion

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Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

PHL 260   Reason and Religion (3)

Prerequisites: ENG 101

Examines the tension between Reason and Religion in the Western Tradition on the question of the good life from the Ancient World to the 21st Century.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

PHL 290   Topics in Philosophy (3)

Seminar style course reflecting specializations in fields of philosophy. Titles may include: The Modern and the Postmodern, Democracy and Philosophy, Phenomenology and Existentialism, and Aesthetics.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

Physical Science

PHY 105   Environmental Geology (3)

Examination of geologic processes and hazards that influence human activities and the geologic aspects of pollution and waste-disposal.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR GEOL 100 - Geology (Lecture Only)

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR GEOL 100L – Geology with Lab (Lecture and Lab)

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Course Type(s): On-Campus Hybrid

PHY 107   Environmental Geology Laboratory (1)

Corequisites: PHY 105

Exercises focus on environmental and social issues relevant to environmental problems and the effects of human interaction in geologic processes.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR GEOL 100 - Geology (Lecture Only)

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR GEOL 100L – Geology with Lab (Lecture and Lab)

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

PHY 111   Introduction to Physical Science (3)

Introduces the basics in a variety of scientific disciplines including classical (Newtonian) physics, energy, matter and heat, wave behavior, electricity and magnetism, modern physics (the atom and nucleus), geology, and astronomy. Basic high school math/algebra is utilized in portions of this course.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR PHYS 110 – Essentials in Physical Sciences (Lecture Only)

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR PHYS 110L – Essentials in Physical Sciences with Lab (Lecture and Lab)

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Course Type(s): On-Campus Hybrid

PHY 113   Introduction to Physical Science Laboratory (1)

Corequisites: PHY 111 (previous or concurrent)

Laboratory reinforces topics discussed in Physical Science lecture (PHY 111) by utilizing hands-on experimentation.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR PHYS 110 – Essentials in Physical Sciences (Lecture Only)

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR PHYS 110L – Essentials in Physical Sciences with Lab (Lecture and Lab)

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

PHY 125   Introduction to Physical Geology (3)

Introduces a basic understanding of topics in physical geology including the unifying theory of plate tectonics, discussions of Earth materials (rocks and minerals), internal processes (volcanism, earthquakes), surface processes (surface and ground water, weathering, erosion), and geologic time.  Campus outings will be incorporated to emphasize Missouri geology.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR GEOL 100 - Geology (Lecture Only)

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR GEOL 100L – Geology with Lab (Lecture and Lab)

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Course Type(s): On-Campus Hybrid

PHY 127   Introduction to Physical Geology Laboratory (1)

Corequisites: PHY 125 (previous or concurrent)

Laboratory reinforces topics discussed in Physical Geology lecture (PHY 125) by utilizing practical experimentation and observations.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR GEOL 100 - Geology (Lecture Only)

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR GEOL 100L – Geology with Lab (Lecture and Lab)

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

PHY 130   Astronomy (3)

Nonmathematical introduction to astronomy designed primarily for non-science majors. Topics include the history and cultural impact of astronomy, properties of solar system, and stellar structures. Supplemented by occasional hours of evening observation.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR ASTR 100 – Astronomy (Lecture Only)

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR ASTR 100L – Astronomy with Lab (Lecture and Lab)

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

PHY 131   Astronomy Laboratory (1)

Corequisites: PHY 130 (previous or concurrent)

Analysis and interpretation of astronomical data and observations with telescopes. No prior knowledge of astronomy assumed.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR ASTR 100 – Astronomy (Lecture Only)

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR ASTR 100L – Astronomy with Lab (Lecture and Lab).

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

PHY 145   Historical Geology (3)

Corequisites: PHY 147

Introduces an understanding of the history of Earth"s development including identification and interpretation of sediments, sedimentary rocks and rock structures, environments of deposition, major tectonic and depositional events of North America, and the evolution of life.  Campus outings will be incorporated to emphasize Missouri geology.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

PHY 147   Historical Geology Laboratory (1)

Corequisites: PHY 145

Exercises in interpreting Earth's history by examination of sediments, sedimentary rocks, geologic time, and identification and taxonomic classification of fossils.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

PHY 150   General Physics I (3)

Prerequisites: MAT 150 or MAT 158 or MAT 162

Corequisites: PHY 153

Survey of kinematics, dynamics, energy, momentum, rotational motion, fluids, and thermodynamics. Non-calculus in approach. Three hours of lecture-recitation and two hours of laboratory per week.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR PHYS 200L – Advanced Physics I with Lab (Lecture & Lab)

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

PHY 151   General Physics II (3)

Prerequisites: PHY 150 and PHY 153

Corequisites: PHY 154

Begins with wave motion, but emphasis on electricity and magnetism. Treats geometric and wave optics. Non-calculus in approach. Three hours of lecture-recitation and two hours of laboratory per week.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

PHY 153   General Physics I Laboratory (1)

Corequisites: PHY 150

Experimental component of PHY 150.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR PHYS 200L – Advanced Physics I with Lab (Lecture and Lab)

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

PHY 154   General Physics II Laboratory (1)

Prerequisites: PHY 150 and PHY 153

Corequisites: PHY 151

Experimental component for PHY 151.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

PHY 210/AGS 210   Soils (3)

Prerequisites: CHM 101/103 or CHM 115 with a grade of C or better

Corequisites: PHY 211/AGS 211

Introduction to soil sciences with emphasis placed on physical, biological and chemical properties as related to moisture, temperature, drainage and tillage. Applications including land use, plant growth and environmental problems. Laboratory and computer methods for evaluation of the physical, chemical and biological properties of soil.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

PHY 211/AGS 211   Soils Lab (1)

Prerequisites: CHM 101/103 or CHM 115 with a grade of C or better

Corequisites: PHY 210/AGS 210

Laboratory and computer methods for evaluation of the physical, chemical and biological properties of soil.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

PHY 250   Engineering Physics I (5)

Prerequisites: MAT 180

Calculus-based course that teaches fundamentals of mechanics, heat and sound. First of a two-semester sequence required for physical sciences and engineering degrees.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR PHYS 200L – Advanced Physics I with Lab (Lecture and Lab)

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

PHY 251   Engineering Physics II (5)

Prerequisites: MAT 230 and PHY 250

A calculus-based course that teaches that fundamentals of electricity, magnetism and optics. Second in a two-semester sequence required for physical sciences and engineering degrees.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

PHY 290   Undergraduate Research (1-3 hrs)

Prerequisites: Instructor permission

Introduction to research techniques and methods used in scientific experimentation. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

Political Science

POL 101   American Government (3)

Basic concepts of political science with major emphasis on origin, principles, organization, and nature of American federal system and its politics. POL 101 complies with provisions of Section 170.011 RsMo.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR POSC 101 – American Government

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Course Type(s): On-Campus Online Hybrid

POL 102   State and Local Government (3)

Examines structure, functions, and operation of American state and local government within context of federalism. POL 102 complies with provisions of Section 170.011 RsMo.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

POL 201   International Relations (3)

Prerequisites: Any POL, HIS or GEO course

Study of factors shaping relationships among nations with emphasis upon developing nations and economic, political and environmental issues.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR POSC 201 – International Relations

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Course Type(s): On-Campus Online Hybrid

POL 210   Comparative Politics (3)

Prerequisites: Any POL, HIS, or GEO course

Analysis of ideologies, political cultures, and governmental structures of several different countries. Political systems of variety of nations chosen for study.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR POSC 202 – Introduction to Comparative Politics

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

POL 220   Middle Eastern Politics (3)

Survey of Middle Eastern countries as well as regional issues and conflicts. Explores political development of the region, including discussions of Islam, nationalism, and international intervention.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

POL 255   European Politics and Cultures (3)

Field course about European politics, history, and cultures in the context of a study tour. Explores the history of Europe and future of the European and future of the European Union through readings, films, writing assignments, and other activities. Among cultural issues, deals with the question of what is "Europe".  Specific course objectives outlined in learning agreement with the instructor.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

POL 280   Modern Britain (3)

An introduction to the major aspects of political/social life in modern Britain: social stratification, the British political infrastructure, and dealing with published materials on British socio-political issues.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

POL 296   Political Science Internship (3)

Prerequisites: POL 101 or POL 102 and instructor permission

Corequisites: 2.5 GPA and Sophomore standing

Students placed in participatory position in government office or community organization. Requires research paper relating to some aspect of internship.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

POL 299   Topics in Political Science (3)

Prerequisites: Instructor permission

Exploration of one topic selected by department. Introduction to research techniques and seminar approved as integral part of scholarship.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus Hybrid

Practical Nursing

NPN 100   Personal and Vocational Concepts (1)

Prerequisites: Acceptance into practical nursing program.

Corequisites: NPN 101, NPN 111 and NPN 121

Role of LPN in relationship to other members of health care team is presented. Includes nursing history, professional ethics, and interpersonal relations in today's health care setting.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

NPN 101   Fundamentals of Practical Nursing Theory (3)

Prerequisites: Acceptance into the Practical Nursing Program and BIO 200A/B with a grade of C or better.

Corequisites: NPN 100 and NPN 111

Beginning nursing students will acquire a foundation of basic nursing theory and developing clinical skills. Emphasis is on growth and development across the lifespan and the nursing process as students apply principles of biology and physical sciences and social and behavioral sciences. Concepts included: review of relevant anatomy and physiology, nutrition, pharmacology, communication, interpersonal relations, culturally and spiritually sensitive care, client improvement in decision-making and care management and promotion of healthy lifestyles for clients and population. Practical application of the knowledge will occur in the lab component of the course. Technical skills learned will include vital sign assessment, hygiene, medical asepsis, mobility, head-to-toe assessment and medication administration, including medication math.  Offered in Spring only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

NPN 102   Practical Nursing Across the Lifespan I Theory (5)

Prerequisites: NPN 101 and NPN 111

Corequisites: NPN 112 and NPN 122

Builds on foundational knowledge gained in NPN 101 – Fundamentals of Practical Nursing. Evidence-based nursing knowledge presented will focus on the nursing process encompassing the promotion, maintenance, and restoration of physical and mental health and the prevention of illness for individuals across the lifespan. Practical application of the knowledge learned will occur in the lab and clinical components of the course. Application based learning of client-centered care focuses on: respect for client differences, values, preferences, and expressed needs, client safety, quality of care, and use of technology to communicate, manage knowledge, mitigate error and support decision making.  Offered in Spring only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

NPN 111   Fundamentals of Practical Nursing Lab (2)

Prerequisites: Acceptance into the Practical Nursing Program.

Corequisites: NPN 100 and NPN 101

Beginning nursing students will acquire a foundation of basic nursing theory and developing clinical skills. Emphasis is on growth and development across the lifespan and the nursing process as students apply principles of biology and physical sciences and social and behavioral sciences. Concepts included: review of relevant anatomy and physiology, nutrition, pharmacology, communication, interpersonal relations, culturally and spiritually sensitive care, client improvement in decision-making and care management and promotion of healthy lifestyles for clients and population. Practical application of the knowledge will occur in the lab component of the course. Technical skills learned will include vital sign assessment, hygiene, medical asepsis, mobility, head-to-toe assessment and medication administration, including medication math.  Offered in Spring only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

NPN 112   Practical Nursing Across the Lifespan I Lab (2)

Prerequisites: NPN 101 and NPN 111

Corequisites: NPN 102 and NPN 122

Builds on foundational knowledge gained in NPN 101 – Fundamentals of Practical Nursing. Evidence-based nursing knowledge presented will focus on the nursing process encompassing the promotion, maintenance, and restoration of physical and mental health and the prevention of illness for individuals across the lifespan. Practical application of the knowledge learned will occur in the lab and clinical components of the course. Application based learning of client-centered care focuses on: respect for client differences, values, preferences, and expressed needs, client safety, quality of care, and use of technology to communicate, manage knowledge, mitigate error and support decision making.  Offered in Spring only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

NPN 122   Practical Nursing Across the Lifespan I Clinical (2)

Prerequisites: NPN 101 and NPN 111

Corequisites: NPN 102 and NPN 112

Builds on foundational knowledge gained in NPN 101 – Fundamentals of Practical Nursing. Evidence-based nursing knowledge presented will focus on the nursing process encompassing the promotion, maintenance, and restoration of physical and mental health and the prevention of illness for individuals across the lifespan. Practical application of the knowledge learned will occur in the lab and clinical components of the course. Application based learning of client-centered care focuses on: respect for client differences, values, preferences, and expressed needs, client safety, quality of care, and use of technology to communicate, manage knowledge, mitigate error and support decision making.  Offered in Spring only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

NPN 151   Practical Nursing Across the Lifespan II Theory (5)

Prerequisites: NPN 102, NPN 112 and NPN 122

Corequisites: NPN 161 and NPN 171

Builds on foundational knowledge gained in NPN 102 – Practical Nursing Across the Lifespan I. Evidence-based nursing knowledge presented will focus on the nursing process encompassing the promotion, maintenance, and restoration of physical and mental health and the prevention of illness for individuals across the lifespan. Practical application of the knowledge learned will occur in the lab and clinical components of the course. Application based learning of client-centered care focuses on: respect for client differences, values, preferences, and expressed needs, client safety, quality of care, and use of technology to communicate, manage knowledge, mitigate error and support decision making.  Offered in Fall only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

NPN 152   Practical Nursing Across the Lifespan III Theory (5)

Prerequisites: NPN 151, NPN 161 and NPN 171

Corequisites: NPN 162 and NPN 172

Builds on foundational knowledge gained in NPN 151 – Practical Nursing Across the Lifespan II. Emphasis is on practical nursing leadership and management concepts including coordinating and managing continuous client care. Evidence-based nursing knowledge presented will focus on the nursing process encompassing the promotion, maintenance, and restoration of physical and mental health and the prevention of illness for individuals across the lifespan. Practical application of the knowledge learned will occur in the lab and clinical components of the course. Application based learning of client-centered care focuses on: respect for client differences, values, preferences, and expressed needs, client safety, quality of care, and use of technology to communicate, manage knowledge, mitigate error, and support decision making.  Offered in Fall only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

NPN 161   Practical Nursing Across the Lifespan II Lab (1.5)

Prerequisites: NPN 102, NPN 112 and NPN 122

Corequisites: NPN 151 and NPN 171

Builds on foundational knowledge gained in NPN 102 – Practical Nursing Across the Lifespan I. Evidence-based nursing knowledge presented will focus on the nursing process encompassing the promotion, maintenance, and restoration of physical and mental health and the prevention of illness for individuals across the lifespan. Practical application of the knowledge learned will occur in the lab and clinical components of the course. Application based learning of client-centered care focuses on: respect for client differences, values, preferences, and expressed needs, client safety, quality of care, and use of technology to communicate, manage knowledge, mitigate error and support decision making.  Offered in Fall only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

NPN 162   Practical Nursing Across the Lifespan III Lab (1)

Prerequisites: NPN 151, NPN 161 and NPN 171

Corequisites: NPN 152 and NPN 172

Builds on foundational knowledge gained in NPN 151 – Practical Nursing Across the Lifespan II. Emphasis is on practical nursing leadership and management concepts including coordinating and managing continuous client care. Evidence-based nursing knowledge presented will focus on the nursing process encompassing the promotion, maintenance, and restoration of physical and mental health and the prevention of illness for individuals across the lifespan. Practical application of the knowledge learned will occur in the lab and clinical components of the course. Application based learning of client-centered care focuses on: respect for client differences, values, preferences, and expressed needs, client safety, quality of care, and use of technology to communicate, manage knowledge, mitigate error, and support decision making.  Offered in Fall only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

NPN 171   Practical Nursing Across the Lifespan II Clinical (2.5)

Prerequisites: NPN 102, NPN 112 and NPN 122

Corequisites: NPN 151 and NPN 161

Builds on foundational knowledge gained in NPN 102 – Practical Nursing Across the Lifespan I. Evidence-based nursing knowledge presented will focus on the nursing process encompassing the promotion, maintenance, and restoration of physical and mental health and the prevention of illness for individuals across the lifespan. Practical application of the knowledge learned will occur in the lab and clinical components of the course. Application based learning of client-centered care focuses on: respect for client differences, values, preferences, and expressed needs, client safety, quality of care, and use of technology to communicate, manage knowledge, mitigate error and support decision making.  Offered in Fall only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

NPN 172   Practical Nursing Across the Lifespan III Clinical (3)

Prerequisites: NPN 151, NPN 161 and NPN 171

Corequisites: NPN 152 and NPN 162

Builds on foundational knowledge gained in NPN 151 – Practical Nursing Across the Lifespan II. Emphasis is on practical nursing leadership and management concepts including coordinating and managing continuous client care. Evidence-based nursing knowledge presented will focus on the nursing process encompassing the promotion, maintenance, and restoration of physical and mental health and the prevention of illness for individuals across the lifespan. Practical application of the knowledge learned will occur in the lab and clinical components of the course. Application based learning of client-centered care focuses on: respect for client differences, values, preferences, and expressed needs, client safety, quality of care, and use of technology to communicate, manage knowledge, mitigate error, and support decision making.  Offered in Fall only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

Psychology

PSY 101   Introduction to Psychology (3)

Examination of behavioral, cognitive, psychoanalytic, humanistic, and biological viewpoints in psychology. Includes learning principles and applications, perception, motivation, emotions, stress, psychobiology, personality, abnormal behavior, and approaches to therapy.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR PSYC 100 – General Psychology

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Course Type(s): On-Campus Online Hybrid

PSY 201   Child Psychology (3)

Prerequisites: PSY 101

Study of human development from conception to adolescence, emphasizing both current and historical approaches to research and theory, genetic and environmental influences on development, and sequence and timing of physical, mental, and personality development throughout years of childhood.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

PSY 210   Human Growth and Development (3)

Prerequisites: PSY 101

Survey of basis of human growth and development. Review of emotional, mental, physical, and social needs of children, adolescents, and adults. Analysis of multiple factors that influence and shape behavior and personality.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR PSYC 200 – Life Span Human Development

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Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

PSY 215   Adolescent Psychology (3)

Prerequisites: PSY 101

Introduction to physical, mental, personality, and social developments unique to adolescence. Focus mainly on factors influencing normal development, but some abnormal behaviors discussed. Biological, psychological, cultural, and historical perspectives considered.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

PSY 216   Abnormal Psychology (3)

Prerequisites: PSY 101

Survey of abnormal/deviant behavior, including causes and theories of anxiety disorders, psychoses, mental retardation, drug abuse, sexual disorders, criminal behavior, and other selected topics. Includes discussion of diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of these disorders.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

PSY 220   Personality Theories (3)

Prerequisites: PSY 101

Study of major theories of personality with emphasis on developmental influence and integration of behavior. Theories surveyed represent dynamic, humanistic, cognitive, and behavioral perspectives. Issues such as self-concept, structure of personality, social adjustment, self-management, and maladjustment and therapy are considered within context of each theoretical system.  Offered in Fall only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

PSY 225   Psychology of Aging (3)

Prerequisites: PSY 101

Examination of psychological processes of aging involving sensory, sexual, intellectual, and personality changes in later life with some attention to common mental disorders in the aged.  Offered in Spring only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

PSY 230   Social Psychology (3)

Prerequisites: PSY 101

Study of social interaction of individuals and psychological principles and concepts involved in these relationships. Discussion of social perceptions, values, attitudes, prejudice, social influence, group dynamics, leadership, and other group processes.  Offered in Fall only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

PSY 235   Introduction to Stereotyping, Prejudice and Discrimination (3)

Prerequisites: PSY 101 or SOC 101

Focuses on social psychological research examining stereotyping, prejudice and discrimination.  The history of human groups is replete with examples of how thoughts, feelings, and treatment of others depend on membership in various social categories.  From Black Lives Matter to mansplaining, issues of stereotyping, prejudice, and discrimination grab attention and draw concern. Coursework brings together research from social, cognitive, affective, developmental, cultural and neural perspectives to examine the processes that reflect and perpetuate group biases. Students will read historical, editorial, empirical and theoretical works, and examine real‐world phenomena with the goal of understanding the various ways that stereotypes and prejudice can impact intergroup relations.  Offered in Spring only. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

PSY 240   Introduction to Applied Behavior Analysis (3)

Prerequisites: PSY 101

This course is an introduction to applied behavior analysis and the application of behavioral principles and procedures to social challenges. The students will learn about the causes of behavior, basic principles and procedures, and then apply this information to specific content areas or populations.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

PSY 250   Drugs and Behavior (3)

Prerequisites: PSY 101

This course will address the many issues related to the use of psychoactive drugs. Students will learn about the biopsychological factors that underlie drug use and abuse while they examine specific individual drugs therapeutic psychoactive properties but also how long-term and/or excessive use modifies brain function. Students will learn how to distinguish between the science of psychopharmacology and the unsubstantiated claims of media, advertising and/or drug culture.  Offered in Fall only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

PSY 255   Brain and Behavior (3)

Prerequisites: PSY 101

Examination of the human nervous system focusing on the central nervous system, the development and function of nerve cells and the relation between the brain and behavior. Topics include motivation, learning, sensation and perception, movement, emotions and brain dysfunction.  Offered in Spring only.

 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

PSY 290   Special Topics in Psychology (1-3 hrs)

Selected studies in the field of psychology. Topics may include: psychological aspects of death, gender, issues in forensic psychology, diversity studies, preparation for marriage, child-rearing practices, and various other issues. Course may be repeated as topics vary by semester.  Offered in Summer only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

Reading

RDG 080   Spelling I (2)

Individualized course of study presenting words with basic spelling patterns, complicated consonant patterns, and complicated vowel patterns. Word families and rules for addition of word endings included. Programmed learning techniques utilized.  Contact department chair for course availability.  This course does not count toward graduation.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

RDG 081   Spelling II (2)

Individualized course of study presenting words with basic spelling patterns, complicated consonant patterns, and complicated vowel patterns. Word families and rules for addition of word endings included. Programmed learning techniques utilized.  Contact department chair for course availability.  This course does not count toward graduation.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

RDG 083   Vocabulary Improvement (2)

Individualized course that provides programmed learning to guide through elements of vocabulary development. Includes directed practice in context clues, working with visually similar words and homonyms, and learning commonly misunderstood words.  Contact department chair for course availability.  This course does not count toward graduation.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

RDG 085   Reading Fundamentals (3)

Prerequisites: Course required based on assessment test reading scores.

This course is designed to help students expand the range of their reading comprehension and vocabulary skills with direct practice.  This course does not count toward graduation.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

RDG 090   Vocabulary for College Reading (3)

Directed practice in college vocabulary skills emphasizing communication skills, figures of speech, rhetoric, and clear and concise writing. Course is ESL friendly.  Contact department chair for course availability.  This course does not count toward graduation.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

RDG 092   Reading Improvement (3)

Prerequisites: Course required based on assessment test reading scores or RDG 085 with a Pass grade.

Directed practice in college reading skills; emphasizes word comprehension skills including context clues, dictionary use, and word components as well as paragraph comprehension skills including locating and inferring information.  This course does not count toward graduation.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

RDG 093   Introduction to College Reading (3)

Prerequisites: Course required based on assessment test reading scores or RDG 092 with a Pass grade.

Provides directed practice in development of college reading skills, emphasizing vocabulary skills, comprehension skills, advanced reading skills, and reading for study. Vocabulary skills include dictionary use, word components and etymology, context clues, and multiple meanings of words. Comprehension skills include main ideas and support words signaling key concepts. Advanced reading skills include critical reading and reading efficiency. Reading for study includes effective textbook study methods, outlining, study mapping, summarizing, and textbook graphics.  This course does not count toward graduation.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

RDG 104   Reading For Non-Native Speakers (4)

Prerequisites: Accuplacer ESL Listening Test score of 67 to 79 plus placement with the oral interview as required by the Academic ESL Program Coordinator.

Corequisites: ESL 100, ESL 103 and recommended corequisite ESL 107

Directed practice in college reading skills emphasizing vocabulary, comprehension, critical thinking, reading efficiency and reading across the curriculum for non-native speaking students. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

RDG 106   Advanced Reading for Non-Native Speakers (3)

Prerequisites: ESL 103/COM 100, ESL 100 and ESL 104 with a grade of C or better

Corequisites: ESL 105 and recommended corequisite ESL 108

Directed practice in advanced college reading skills emphasizing discipline specific vocabulary, advanced comprehension, higher level critical thinking skills, improved reading efficiency and reading across the curriculum for second-language students. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

RDG 111   Reading Across the Disciplines (3)

Prerequisites: ACT reading test score of 19 or Accuplacer reading test score of 80 or Nelson/Denny reading test score of 204 required

Focus is on improving reading and thinking skills through skill instruction and extensive guided-practice with academic discipline-based readings.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

RDG 199   Phonics and Fluency (2)

Prerequisites: Placement by ESL Chair or Reading Chair

Corequisites: ESL 101 and ESL 102 unless waived by ESL or Reading Chair

Focus will be on improving pronunciation and fluency, especially when reading aloud. Activities include spelling and phonics instruction as well as speaking and reading exercises designed to increase reader's fluency and natural voice when reading. A grade of C or better is needed to move into the next ESL class, ESL 104. Emphasis will be on speaking although writing will be part of the class curriculum as well.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

Sociology

SOC 101   Introduction to Sociology (3)

Examines relationship between individual and society in social structure of modern society. Introduction to way in which sociologists interpret and research human behavior. Covers patterns of social interaction and social influences on individual conduct.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR SOCI 101 – General Sociology

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Course Type(s): On-Campus Online Hybrid

SOC 102   Introduction to Sociological Theory (3)

Examination of key figures in sociology. Introduction to history of sociology, sociologists, theoretical perspectives, and the classical and contemporary sociological theory and the application of theory to social groups, social interaction, and social institutions.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

SOC 151   Gerontology I (3)

Overview of normal effects of aging including physical, psychological, and social changes. Problems associated with aging, such as increased dependence, loss of health, financial constraints, loss of friends and spouse, and altered living arrangements. Content presented from perspective of aging person and society as a whole.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

SOC 201   Contemporary Social Issues (3)

Prerequisites: SOC 101

Study of major social problems facing human groups in modern society such as deviance, inequality, war, and overpopulation. Emphasis placed on social problems that arise as result of institutional fluctuations in economy, family, government, religion, science, and technology.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

SOC 202   Sociology of Racial and Ethnic Groups (3)

Prerequisites: SOC 101

Introductory survey of the interdisciplinary scientific study of race and ethnicity in the United States and globally. The personal, social, political, economic, cultural and historical process that shape and are shaped by race and ethnicity are explored.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

SOC 210   Sociology of Health and Healthcare (3)

Prerequisites: SOC 101

Examination of the social, economic, cultural and individual factors in age related health issues. Topics include epidemiology, social structuring of age, healthcare services, policies and programs, as well as relationships between doctors and patients.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

SOC 215   Marriage and the Family (3)

Prerequisites: SOC 101

Reviews historical development of the family and patterns of intimate relationships in modern society. Analysis of institution of family in terms of relationship to other institutions in society. Specific topics include love, dating, parenting, families in crisis, and alternative lifestyles.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

SOC 221   Sociology of Art (3)

Prerequisites: SOC 101 and ENG 101

Corequisites: ART 1001 or ART 1500 (recommended but not required)

Major trends in art examined in relationship to socio-historical developments. Art seen as both comment on and reflection of society. Team taught by sociology instructor and art instructor.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

SOC 224   Sex, Gender, and Society (3)

Prerequisites: SOC 101

Focus on analysis of women and men in society and culture. Multiple disciplines examined as means to study social processes through which sex roles develop and are acquired. Examines individual and social consequences of sex differences and sex inequality.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

SOC 241   Sociology Through Literature (3)

Prerequisites: SOC 101 and ENG 101 with a passing grade or assess into ENG 102

Application of sociological concepts to literature to analyze literature as social commentary. Variety of literary selections used to analyze socio-historical events and movements.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

SOC 251   Aspects of Aging (3)

Prerequisites: SOC 101

Focus on social variables and forces that affect the aging process. Topics include sociological theories of aging, technological and social change and effects on environment of older people, and prejudice and discrimination against elderly.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

SOC 290   Readings in Sociology (3)

Prerequisites: SOC 101 and ENG 101 with a passing grade

Exploration of specific social phenomenon of music in society.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

Spanish

SPN 101   Spanish Language and Culture I (4)

Beginning Spanish course that presents basic language skills of speaking, listening comprehension, reading and writing, with emphasis on effective linguistic functioning in real situations. Opportunity provided for audio-lingual practice outside of class.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR LANG 103 – Spanish I

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Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

SPN 102   Spanish Language and Culture II (4)

Prerequisites: SPN 101 or 1 to 1 1/2 years minimum high school language study. A grade of C or better in the prerequisite course is recommended.

Continuation of Spanish 101.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR LANG 104 – Spanish II

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

SPN 190   Topics in Spanish Language and Culture II (1-3 hrs)

Prerequisites: SPN 201 or Instructor permission

Exploration of special topics and/or activities in 100 level Spanish language and culture. Prerequisite and corequisite dependent on topic.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

SPN 195   Spanish Language and Civilization Experiences (1-9 hrs)

Involves travel and/or study within Hispanic or Latin American culture area. May have prerequisites and may be repeated for credit.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

SPN 201   Spanish Language and Culture III (4)

Prerequisites: SPN 102 or 1 1/2 to 2 years minimum high school language study. A grade of C or better in the prerequisite course is recommended.

Follow up to SPN 102. Provides expanded opportunities for listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Opportunity provided for audio-lingual practice outside of class.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

SPN 202   Spanish Conversation and Composition (4)

Prerequisites: SPN 201 or two years minimum high school language study. A grade of C or better in the prerequisite course is recommended.

Intensive one-semester course focusing on conversational skills, grammar review and composition. Exploration of role of Hispanic world.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

SPN 215   Reading in Spanish (3)

Prerequisites: SPN 201 or two years of high school Spanish. A grade of C or better in the prerequisite course is recommended.

Reading and discussion of various short selections and at least one complete work in the original Spanish.  Offered in Spring only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

SPN 220   Latin American Culture and Civilization (3)

Prerequisites: SPN 202 or three to four years high school language study. A grade of C or better in the prerequisite course is recommended.

Overview of history, geography, culture and social development of peoples of Latin America . Exercises and activities reinforce and develop Spanish language skills. (Taught in Spanish.)  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

SPN 230   Spanish Culture and Civilization (3)

Prerequisites: SPN 202 or three to four years high school language study. A grade of C or better in the prerequisite course is recommended.

Overview of history, geography, culture, and social development of peoples of the Iberian Peninsula. Exercises and activities reinforce and develop Spanish language skills. (Taught in Spanish.)  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

SPN 290   Topics in Intermediate Spanish Language and Culture (1-6 hrs)

Prerequisites: Dependent on topic

Corequisites: Dependent on topic

Exploration of special topics in 200 level Spanish language and culture. Prerequisite and corequisite dependent on topic.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

Theatre/Film

THE 115   Voice and Diction (3)

Prerequisites: COM 101

Study of the development and understanding of respiration, phonation, resonation, articulation, and diction. Student may not receive credit for both COM 116 and THE 115.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR PERF 100VD – Voice Diction

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

THE 122   Introduction to Theatre (3)

Emphasizes appreciation of theatre as one of living arts. Surveys theatre history and dramatic theory from Greeks to present Broadway. Includes lectures, films and discussions on the practitioners and work. Requires attendance at live theatre productions.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR THEA – 100A – Theater Appreciation

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

THE 123   Introduction to Cinema (3)

Introduction to history, theory and criticism of film. Explores American and European film traditions. Major genres, authors and artists, and directing and production styles. Viewing of numerous films representative of various genres and directing styles.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR FILM 100 – Introduction to Film Studies

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Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

THE 124   History of Film (3)

History of cinema from late 19th century beginnings to present. Attention given its technological, economic and artistic issues. Classic films of various directors and countries. Weekly viewings required.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR FILM 103 – History of Film

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Course Type(s): On-Campus Online

THE 126   Major Themes in Film (3)

Focus on film theme. Among possibilities are genre films such as gangster film, the western film and the musical.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

THE 128   Acting I (3)

Introduction to developing oral and physical communication through exercises, improvisation and scene work. Theories of acting introduced. Attendance at live theatre productions required.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR PERF 100 – Acting I

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

THE 140   Stagecraft (3)

Introduction to basic fundamentals of stagecraft in scenery, lighting, costumes, and other areas of technical theatre. Emphasis on practical application, with expectation to participate in technical production of college plays.  Offered in Fall only.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR PERF 104S - Stagecraft

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

THE 143   Tap Dance I (1)

A beginning dance course that covers the basic tap dance techniques.  Tap dance step combinations are used to develop an understanding of coordination, rhythmic variations and performance skills.  Tap shoes are required.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

THE 144   Modern Dance I (1)

A basic movement course emphasizing beginning and essential elements of dance.  Course explores specific technique and terminology.  Emphasis is placed on expression and creativity through dance movement.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

THE 145   Jazz Dance I (1)

Using the basic elements of jazz dance, movements designed to increase range of motion, strength, endurance, agility, coordination, stability, line and spacial awareness will be emphasized.  The dance elements of time, force, space, dynamics, expression and more will be incorporated.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

THE 210   Oral Interpretation (3)

Prerequisites: COM 101

Basic study of the principles of oral interpretation and their application performance. Student may not receive credit for both COM 210 and THE 210.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Course Type(s): On-Campus

THE 220   Stage Makeup (3)

An introduction to the complexities of stage makeup.  Utilizing a hands-on approach, students will become familiar with basic makeup procedures and techniques and will apply the techniques through a series of projects.  Offered in Spring only.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR PERF 104M – Stage Makeup

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

THE 228   Acting II (3)

Prerequisites: THE 128

Continuation of introduction to acting class. More advanced scene work and polishing of audition techniques. Attendance at live theatre production required.  Offered in Spring only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

THE 229   Musical Theatre History up to 1943 (3)

Study of American musical theatre from its origins through Rodgers & Hammerstein. Students may not receive credit for both MUS 113 and THE 229.  Offered in Fall only.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR THEA 100C – History of Musical

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

THE 230   Musical Theatre History since 1943 (3)

Study of American musical theatre from Rodgers and Hammerstein to the present. Students may not receive credit for both MUS 114 and THE 230.  Offered in Spring only.

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR THEA 100C – History of Musical

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

THE 240   Introduction to Theatre Design (3)

Prerequisites: THE 140

Introduction to theatre design in areas of scenery, lighting, and costume design. Exploration of fundamentals of design conception and communication through analysis, research, writing and project work.  Contact department chair for course availability. 

Missouri Higher Education Core Curriculum Transfer (CORE 42) Course Number:  MOTR PERF 104SD – Scenic Design

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Course Type(s): On-Campus

THE 259   Music Theatre Workshop I (1)

Performance-oriented workshop experience that studies acting styles as applied to a song. Covers various styles and periods of musical theatre.  Students may not receive credit for both MUS 259 and THE 259.  Contact department chair for course availability.  

Course Type(s): On-Campus

THE 260   Music Theatre Workshop II (1)

Performance-oriented workshop experience that studies acting styles as applied to a song. Covers various styles and periods of musical theatre. Students may not receive credit for both MUS 260 and THE 260.  Contact department chair for course availability.  

Course Type(s): On-Campus

THE 261   Introduction to Theatre Management (3)

Examines the principles of theatre and other performing arts management as it relates to profit and non-profit entities. Emphasis will be placed on the practical and contemporary aspects of the field, including facility management, budgeting, programming, audience development, fundraising, marketing, staffing and leadership.  Offered in Fall only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

THE 270   Acting Practicum (1-3 hrs)

Prerequisites: THE 128 and instructor permission

Theories and techniques of acting and stagecraft applied in college productions.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

THE 271   Stagecraft Practicum I (1-3 hrs)

Prerequisites: THE 140 and instructor permission

Practical application of technical theatre to college productions.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

THE 299   Topics in Theatre (1-3)

This course will be offered on an as needed basis to accommodate special projects.  Offered in Fall and Spring.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

Welding

WLD 101   Introduction to Welding (3)

Corequisites: WLD 111, WLD 121 and WLD 125

This covers basic work, health and safety information involved in the profession of welding, including the interpretation of welding symbols and sketches or drawings, and fabricating parts from sketches or drawings.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

WLD 111   Thermal Cutting (2)

Corequisites: WLD 101, WLD 121 and WLD 125

Learn to set up and perform straight square edge, shape square edge and straight bevel edge manual and mechanized oxyfuel gas cuts (OFC) and plasma arc cuts (PAC) on carbon steel, perform OFC scarfing and gouging operations on carbon steel, and inspect and repair equipment used in cutting operations.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

WLD 121   Shielded Metal Arc Welding I (4)

Corequisites: WLD 101, WLD 111 and WLD 125

In this course students will learn the basic skills and knowledge needed to set up Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) equipment, choose appropriate electrodes, and perform SMAW operations on carbon steel.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

WLD 125   Welding Inspection and Testing (2)

Corequisites: WLD 101, WLD 111 and WLD 121

This welding class covers weld inspections and weld testing practices for the new welder; including how to examine cut surfaces and edges of prepared base metal parts; how to examine tack, root passes, intermediate layers, and completed welds.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

WLD 131   Gas Metal Arc Welding I (4)

Prerequisites: WLD 101, WLD 111, WLD 121 and WLD 125

In this course students will learn the basic skills and knowledge needed to set up Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) equipment, choose appropriate electrodes, and perform GMAW-S and GMAW (spray) operations on carbon steel.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

WLD 141   Flux Cored Arc Welding I (4)

Prerequisites: WLD 101, WLD 111, WLD 121 and WLD 125

In this course students will learn the basic skills and knowledge needed to set up Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW) equipment, choose appropriate electrodes, and perform FCAW-G/GM and FCAW-S operations on carbon fuel.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

WLD 151   Gas Tungsten Arc Welding I (4)

Prerequisites: WLD 101, WLD 111, WLD 121 and WLD 125

In this course students will learn the basic skills and knowledge needed to set up Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) equipment, choose appropriate electrodes and perform GTAW operations on carbon steel, austenitic stainless steel, and aluminum.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

WLD 221   Shielded Metal Arc Welding II (4)

Prerequisites: WLD 121

This course expands on the techniques learned in WLD 121. Advanced welding techniques in Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) required of AWS Advanced level welders will be covered.  Offered in Fall only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

WLD 231   Gas Metal Arc Welding II (4)

Prerequisites: WLD 131

This course expands on the techniques learned in WLD 131. Advanced welding techniques in Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) required of AWS Advanced level welders will be covered.  Offered in Spring only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

WLD 241   Flux Cored Arc Welding II (4)

Prerequisites: WLD 141

This course expands on the techniques learned in WLD 141. Advanced welding techniques in Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW) required of AWS Advanced level welders will be covered.  Offered in Spring only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

WLD 251   Gas Tungsten Arc Welding II (4)

Prerequisites: WLD 151

This course expands on the techniques learned in WLD 151. Advanced welding techniques in Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) required of AWS Advanced level welders will be covered.  Offered in Fall only.

Course Type(s): On-Campus

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