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  • ABCT1111 Collision Repair Welding I 2
    Description
    ABCT 1111 This course covers welding safety, familiarization with oxyacetylene equipment and MIG welder operations. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 08/19/2002 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ABCT1111

  • ABCT1120 Sheet Metal Repair 5
    Description
    ABCT 1120 This course covers the tools and processes used for repairing minor damage on sheet metal panels. Safe and proper use of body fillers are included in this course. Prerequisites: ABCT1111

    Credits: 5

    Effective Dates: 03/15/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ABCT1120

  • ABCT1130 Refinishing Preparation I 2
    Description
    ABCT 1130 This course covers refinishing safety, refinishing equipment, masking and surface preparation procedures. Prerequisite: ABCT1120 and ABCT1142

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 08/19/2002 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ABCT1130

  • ABCT1142 Glass, Trim, and Hardware 4
    Description
    ABCT 1142 This course covers the procedures for the removal and replacement of stationary glass, moveable glass and most component of a vehicle. Prerequisite: None.

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 08/19/2002 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ABCT1142

  • ABCT1150 Reconditioning and Detailing 2
    Description
    ABCT 1150 This course covers various methods of vehicle cleanup and reconditioning. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 03/16/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ABCT1150

  • ABCT1212 Collision Repair Welding II 2
    Description
    ABCT 1212 This course covers aluminum welding, resistance type spot welding, weld bonding and the I-CAR welding qualification test. Prerequisites: ABCT1111

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 08/19/2002 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ABCT1212

  • ABCT1214 Refinishing Preparation II 3
    Description
    ABCT 1214 This course covers procedures for preparation and application of undercoat systems. Panel preparation techniques are also covered. Prerequisites: ABCT1120, ABCT1130, and ABCT1142

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/19/2002 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ABCT1214

  • ABCT1216 Refinishing Application 5
    Description
    ABCT 1216 This course covers the application of undercoats and topcoats in refinishing. Color theory, adjustment, and blending will be covered. Prerequisites: ABCT1142, ABCT1150, ABCT1130, ABCT1214 or BSEP1301.

    Credits: 5

    Effective Dates: 08/19/2002 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ABCT1216

  • ABCT1230 Auto Body Plastic Repair 2
    Description
    ABCT 1230 This course covers the different methods of repairing automotive plastics. Prerequisites: ABCT1130, ABCT1142, ABCT1214 or BSEP1301, and ABCT1216.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 03/16/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ABCT1230

  • ABCT2100 Body Electrical 2
    Description
    ABCT 2100 This course will focus on electrical troubleshooting and repair problems and procedures relating to collision electrical damage problems. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 03/16/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ABCT2100

  • ABCT2102 Shop Management and Estimating 2
    Description
    ABCT 2102 This course will focus on management duties related to personnel, shop flow and monetary tasks. This course will contain and require handwritten and computer driven estimation procedures and understanding of estimating terminology. Prerequisite: None.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 08/19/2002 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ABCT2102

  • ABCT2106 Collision Damage Repair/Replacement 6
    Description
    ABCT 2106 This course will focus on sheetmetal, unitized body and full frame sectioning and replacement of parts and components. Prerequisites: ABCT1111, ABCT1212 or BSEP1301, and ABCT1120.

    Credits: 6

    Effective Dates: 08/19/2002 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ABCT2106

  • ABCT2108 Unibody/Frame/Wheel Alignment I 4
    Description
    ABCT 2108 This course will focus on unibody, full frame repair and alignment using various alignment, measuring and pulling equipment. This course will also contain wheel alignment procedures and terminology relating to collision damaged vehicles. Prerequisites: ABCT1111, ABCT1212 or BSEP1301, and ABCT1120.

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 08/19/2002 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ABCT2108

  • ABCT2212 Unibody/Frame/Wheel Alignment II 6
    Description
    ABCT 2212 This course is a continuation of ABCT2108 with additional technical information and procedures. Students will be using frame repair equipment, various measuring equipment to include universal measuring, centerline gauges, and lazer measuring and applying all previous training on damaged vehicle repairs. Prerequisites: ABCT1111, ABCT1212 or BSEP1301, ABCT1120, ABCT2108, and ABCT2106.

    Credits: 6

    Effective Dates: 08/19/2002 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ABCT2212

  • ABCT2230 Body Mechanical and Air Conditioning 3
    Description
    ABCT 2230 This course will focus on auto collision related minor mechanical failures. The course will also focus on typical air conditioning procedures related to auto collision such as reclaim, recharge and replace parts as result of a collision contains subject matter related to mechanical repairs as a result of a collision. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 03/16/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ABCT2230

  • ABCT2240 Emerging Technologies 2
    Description
    ABCT 2240 This course covers emerging automotive technologies and how they will impact the collision repair field.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 12/10/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ABCT2240

  • ABCT2970 Autobody Internship
    Description
    ABCT 2970 This course is required and can be for two to five credits. The intern will perform duties related to and to include duties that were performed and learned thus far. Prerequisites: ABCT1100, ABCT1111, ABCT1120, ABCT1130,ABCT1142, ABCT1150, ABCT1212, ABCT1216, ABCT1230, AABCT2102, ABCT2230, ABCT2106, and ABCT2108.

    Credits:

    Effective Dates: 03/16/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ABCT2970

  • ACCT1000 Principles of Accounting I 4
    Description
    ACCT 1000 This introductory course covers the fundamental accounting concepts and principles which are used in a business environment. These concepts are consistent with generally accepted accounting principles. The phrase "generally accepted accounting principles" (or "GAAP" consists of three important sets of rules: (1) the basic accounting principles and guidelines, (2) rules and standards issued by FASB and (3) the generally accepted industry practices. The course explores the role of accounting as a primary business information system.

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 02/20/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ACCT1000

  • ACCT1003 Principles of Accounting II 4
    Description
    ACCT 1003 This course continues to explore fundamental accounting concepts and principles. Topics include current and fixed assets, and current and long-term liabilities. Corporations and partnership business types are also explained and defined.

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 02/20/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ACCT1003

  • ACCT1005 Principles of Bookkeeping 2
    Description
    ACCT 1005 THIS COURSE IS THE SAME AS ENTR1200. This course is an introduction to basic accounting procedures including analyzing business transactions, recording transactions in the general journal, preparing financial statements, handling cash, and completing the accounting cycle for non-accounting majors. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 02/20/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ACCT1005

  • ACCT1100 Business Law and Ethics 3
    Description
    ACCT 1100 This course is an introductory course in the principles of law as they apply to citizens and business.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 02/20/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ACCT1100

  • ACCT1106 Accounting Mathematics 3
    Description
    ACCT 1106 This course includes a review of the basics of arithmetic and algebra. The focus is on business and financial operations concepts with a strong emphasis on problem solving.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 04/01/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ACCT1106

  • ACCT1206 Payroll Accounting 2
    Description
    ACCT 1206 This course covers the various state and federal laws pertaining to computation and payment of salaries and wages. Topics include preparation of employment records, payroll registers, employee earnings records, and state and federal reports. Prerequisite: ACCT1000 Principles of Accounting I

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 08/24/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ACCT1206

  • ACCT1226 Payroll Accounting 3
    Description
    ACCT 1226 This course covers the various state and federal laws pertaining to the computation and payment of salaries and wages. Topics include preparation of employment records, payroll registers, employee earnings records, and state and federal reports. A special business project will be required. Prerequisites: ACCT1000

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/25/2008 - 05/19/2015

    Course Outline: ACCT1226

  • ACCT1236 Business Payroll 2
    Description
    ACCT 1236 This course covers the various state and federal laws pertaining to the computation and payment of salaries and wages. Topics include preparation of employment records, payroll registers, employee earnings records, and state and federal reports. Prerequisites: ACCT1000

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 08/25/2008 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ACCT1236

  • ACCT1306 Spreadsheets 3
    Description
    ACCT 1306 This course covers the use of a computer spreadsheet program for accounting applications. Topics include managing multiple-sheet spreadsheets, creating and using charts and graphs, creating complex formulas, and creating and printing reports. Prerequisites: COMC1400

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 02/20/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ACCT1306

  • ACCT1406 Income Tax 4
    Description
    ACCT 1406 This course covers the major Internal Revenue Code sections that apply to the filing of individual and business income tax returns. Major topics covered include a history of income tax law, the tax formula, gross income and exclusions, business and personal deductions, and tax credits. Income tax form preparation is an integral part of this course.

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 02/20/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ACCT1406

  • ACCT2000 Intermediate Accounting I 4
    Description
    ACCT 2000 This course is a comprehensive study of accounting theory and concepts with an analysis of the influence on financial accounting by various boards, associations, and governmental agencies. Topics include the income statement, balance sheet, cash, marketable securities, notes and accounts receivable, plant and intangible assets, and bonds and leases. Prerequisites: ACCT1003

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 02/20/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ACCT2000

  • ACCT2003 Intermediate Accounting II 4
    Description
    ACCT 2003 This course is part two of a two-part course of study of accounting theory and concepts. Topics include long-term investments, current and contingent liabilities, bonds payable, leases, pension plans, owner's equity, and accounting for income taxes and earnings per share. Prerequisites: ACCT 2000

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 02/20/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ACCT2003

  • ACCT2100 Cost Accounting I 4
    Description
    ACCT 2100 This course covers accounting for materials, labor, and factory overhead for a manufacturing entity. Other topics include the job order cost system, the process cost system, and accounting for scrap, spoiled goods, by-products, and joint products. Prerequisites: ACCT1000

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 02/20/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ACCT2100

  • ACCT2103 Cost Accounting II 4
    Description
    ACCT 2103 Topics include cost-volume-profit relationships, differential costs and revenues, budgeting, standard costing, and cost analysis. Also included are quantitative techniques used for inventory control. Prerequisites: ACCT2100

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 02/20/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ACCT2103

  • ACCT2200 Accounting Computer Applications I 3
    Description
    ACCT 2200 This course is an introduction to computerized applications. Students will learn to prepare financial statements, setup both service and merchandise companies, analyze transactions, make payroll entries, reconcile bank accounts, journalize and post adjusting and closing entries. Prerequisites: ACCT 1000

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 02/20/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ACCT2200

  • ACCT2203 Accounting Computer Applications II 3
    Description
    ACCT 2203 This course involves the use of a commercial accounting software package to complete an accounting simulation. Topics include depreciation and fixed assets. Prerequisites: ACCT 2000

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 02/20/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ACCT2203

  • ACCT2206 Fund/Nonprofit Accounting 3
    Description
    ACCT 2206 This course covers the application of generally accepted accounting principles for state and local governmental units. Topics include accounting for states, municipalities, and not-for-profit organizations with some federal government accounting. Prerequisites: ACCT1003

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 02/20/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ACCT2206

  • ACCT2306 Auditing 3
    Description
    ACCT 2306 This course is the fundamental course in external auditing. The course will be a practical application of external auditing as it applies to public accounting. Prerequisites: ACCT1000

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 02/20/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ACCT2306

  • ACCT2400 Personal Financial Management 2
    Description
    ACCT 2400 This course covers the major aspects of personal finance including budgeting, credit, insurance, tax planning, investing and retirement and estate planning.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 10/31/2000 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ACCT2400

  • ADTC1000 Basic Keyboarding 1
    Description
    ADTC 1000 This course is an introduction to basic keyboarding with emphasis on developing touch typing skills.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ADTC1000

  • ADTC1005 Keyboarding/Formatting 3
    Description
    ADTC 1005 This course covers basic formatting for business documents, including letters, memos, reports, and tables. Straight-copy skill development for speed and accuracy will also be included. Prerequisites: A typing speed of 35 words per minute with five or fewer errors

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ADTC1005

  • ADTC1010 Business English Skills 2
    Description
    ADTC 1010 This course is an extensive, comprehensive study of English grammar, spelling, word usage, punctuation, number usage, capitalization and abbreviation rules, and proofreading.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ADTC1010

  • ADTC1017 Technology for the Business Professional 3
    Description
    ADTC 1017 This course is designed to advance the training of business and office students in the use of desktop publishing documents, real world business projects, web site analysis, and web browser.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ADTC1017

  • ADTC1018 Basic Computer Applications 3
    Description
    ADTC 1018 This course covers basic information on the history of computers and their impact on society, computer hardware and desk application software. Students will learn the fundamentals of word processing, database, spreadsheet, and presentation applications. Students will also be introduced to use of the Internet and e-mail. This course meets the Dakota County Technical College's computer literacy requirement.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ADTC1018

  • ADTC1019 Receptionist Skills 2
    Description
    ADTC 1019 This course incorporates the skills that are needed to be an effective receptionist. Topics such as: scheduling techniques using various software, typing skills, interpersonal communications, customer service.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ADTC1019

  • ADTC1020 Office Procedures 4
    Description
    ADTC 1020 This course covers areas that develop skill in understanding and performing typical office tasks: office communication, setting up meetings and conferences, travel arrangements, handling mail, records management, and understanding cultural diversity.

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ADTC1020

  • ADTC1040 Integrated Office Skills 3
    Description
    ADTC 1040 This course is designed to integrate and reinforce the skills and knowledge learned in previous courses in the program. Project emphasis will develop the students' awareness of work flow, chain of command, and creation/integration of office documents. The use of electronic tools and the integration of documents created in various Microsoft Office Suite programs is the primary focus of this course.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ADTC1040

  • ADTC1045 Medical Terminology 2
    Description
    ADTC 1045 This course is an introduction to building medical terms and learning the meanings. Students will learn combining forms, word roots, prefixes and suffixes, and how these word parts apply to building medical terms. Students will also learn common medical abbreviations and symbols. THIS COURSE IS THE SAME AS HEAL1502.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ADTC1045

  • ADTC1049 Applied Medical Terminology 3
    Description
    ADTC 1049 This advanced medical terminology course is a continuation of ADTC1045 Medical Terminology with a focus on word analysis, spelling, pronunciation, and usage of medical terms. Word roots/combining forms, prefixes, suffixes, abbreviations and medical terms will be addressed for the medical specialty areas including oncology, radiology, psychiatry and pharmacology. There will be an emphasis placed on diagnostic terms, laboratory and clinical procedures assigned to each of the body systems. In addition, students will apply medical terminology usage to common healthcare documentations. Prerequisites: ADTC1045

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ADTC1049

  • ADTC1051 Human Diseases 3
    Description
    ADTC 1051 This course provides basic information about common disease conditions affecting various body systems. There is a focus on the general principles of disease and signs and symptoms of specific disease processes. Major concepts include diagnostic tests, treatment modalities, and medication protocols related to specific disease processes.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ADTC1051

  • ADTC1056 Introduction to Healthcare Documentation 3
    Description
    ADTC 1056 This course provides an orientation to the health care delivery system, health records, and the health information profession. A study of the basic concepts of medical record science needed to function effectively as a medical records clerk in a hospital, nursing home, clinic, or physician's office. Teaches the various forms which comprise a medical record, assembly of records, record analysis, medical record anatomy, and terminology and explores other job classifications available in medical records.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ADTC1056

  • ADTC1057 Medical Office Procedures 4
    Description
    ADTC 1057 This course is an overview of duties that are performed by a medical administrative assistant and a medical assistant. Emphasis will be on medical/legal issues, patient registration, standard patient forms, medical forms, telephone/communication skills, appointment procedures, medical records. Other topics included in the course will be accounting statements, professional reports/manuscripts, preparing meeting announcements, agendas and minutes. Prerequisites: ADTC1018 or ADTC1030

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ADTC1057

  • ADTC1080 Technology in Healthcare 3
    Description
    ADTC 1080 The students enrolled in Technology in Healthcare will learn essential concepts important for the successful use of electronic medical records in any career setting. Students will learn the history and standards for electronic medical records and develop practical expertise using a fully functional electronic medical records program. Coursework using realistic patient case studies and records along with actual electronic medical records software will provide the student with practical training that can be transferred to any health care setting. Additional coursework will include advanced PowerPoint, Excel, and Access exercises relating to the healthcare area. (Prerequisites: ADTC1005, ADTC1018 Basic Computer Applications).

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ADTC1080

  • ADTC1085 Transcription and Speech Editing 3
    Description
    ADTC 1085 This course will cover the basics of traditional medical transcription and will expand to learning in-depth editing skills in speech recognition transcription. Students will experience working with documents that are typically generated at a clinic or hospital such as: S.O.A.P. notes, history and physical exams, consultation reports, surgery reports, pathology reports, laboratory reports, discharge summaries and emergency room reports. Prerequisites: ADTC1018 and ADTC1005)

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ADTC1085

  • ADTC1090 Insurance and Coding 3
    Description
    ADTC 1090 This course covers the basics of International Classification of Disease (ICD-10-CM) codes and Current Procedural Terminology (CPT-4) codes. Students will learn the historical background of coding procedures; learn the step-by-step process for coding disease conditions and the various procedures used in the medical field. Using sample exercises and working with an electronic medical record, students will develop skill and accuracy of basic medical coding. An overview of health insurance plans will be discussed. Prerequisite: ADTC1045

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ADTC1090

  • ADTC1130 MS Word I 2
    Description
    ADTC 1130 This course covers the basics of the use of Microsoft Word for document preparation, editing, formatting, spell-checking and printing. A typing speed of 25 wpm is recommended.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ADTC1130

  • ADTC1135 MS Excel I 2
    Description
    ADTC 1135 This course covers an introduction of the Microsoft Excel spreadsheet software used to analyze financial data on IBM-networked computers. Topics include spreadsheet creation/maintenance/formatting, record retrieval, charts, and printing.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ADTC1135

  • ADTC1140 MS Access I 2
    Description
    ADTC 1140 This course covers applications of Microsoft Access for Windows software using IBM-networked computers. Students will learn to use a relational database management system, table and form creation/maintenance, record locate/query/sort, report generation, and simple macros.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ADTC1140

  • ADTC1190 Calculators 1
    Description
    ADTC 1190 This course covers development of the touch system on the numeric keyboard calculators and microcomputer keyboards. Students will develop speed and accuracy using the touch system for the four basic arithmetic operations and solving business problems.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ADTC1190

  • ADTC1230 MS Publisher 2
    Description
    ADTC 1230 This course covers the basics of Microsoft Publisher for Windows software using IBM networked computers. The student will learn to create, edit, save, delete, and print professional looking applications. The spell checker, auto features and Wizards will be introduced. Prerequisites: ADTC1130 or equivalent.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ADTC1230

  • ADTC1250 Project Management I 3
    Description
    ADTC 1250 In this introduction project management course, students will be exposed to the fundamentals of general project management principles. Topics include project management functions, project manager roles and responsibilities, the project life cycle, and conflict resolution.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ADTC1250

  • ADTC1252 Project Management II 3
    Description
    ADTC 1252 In this course, the students will continue building on their project management skills by being exposed to basic tools used by project managers. They will learn management techniques for projecting planning, budgeting, scheduling and control techniques, cost estimating and project management software applications. Prerequisite: ADTC1250

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ADTC1252

  • ADTC1260 Certification Basics - Word 3
    Description
    ADTC 1260 This course covers training in the preparation for students to take the Microsoft Office Specialist Exam for Word.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ADTC1260

  • ADTC1265 Certification Basics - Excel 3
    Description
    ADTC 1265 This course covers training in the preparation for students to take the Microsoft Office Specialist Exam for Excel.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ADTC1265

  • ADTC1270 Certification Basics - Access 3
    Description
    ADTC 1270 This course covers training in the preparation for students to take the Microsoft office Specialist Exam for Access.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ADTC1270

  • ADTC1275 Certification Basics - PowerPoint 3
    Description
    ADTC 1275 This course covers training in the preparation for students to take the Microsoft Office Specialist Exam for PowerPoint.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ADTC1275

  • ADTC1280 Certification Basics - Outlook 3
    Description
    ADTC 1280 This course covers training in the preparation for students to take the Microsoft Office Specialist Exam for Outlook

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ADTC1280

  • ADTC1285 Oral Business Communications and Job Seeking Skills 2
    Description
    ADTC 1285 This course covers the development of oral communication skills in the following areas: one-to-one communication, oral presentations to groups, use of MS PowerPoint in presentations and student evaluation of speeches. Students will also learn successful employment interview strategies as well as how to find various job leads, write a successful resume, application letter, and follow-up letter.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ADTC1285

  • ADTC1290 Written Business Communications 2
    Description
    ADTC 1290 This course covers the process of communication, including writing techniques and strategies. Students learn by completing a range of writing exercises and critical thinking cases. Specific applications focus on letter and memorandum writing and formal and informal reports. Communication skills are emphasized along with e-mail usage.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ADTC1290

  • ADTC1340 QuickBooks PRO Basics 2
    Description
    ADTC 1340 This online course introduces the basics of using Intuit's QuickBooks Pro PC software for business transactions and basic accounting purposes. Topics covered will include navigating QuickBooks, company setup, entering sales transactions, receiving payments, paying bills, managing bank accounts, managing inventory and running standard QuickBooks reports.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ADTC1340

  • ARCT1000 Architectural Technology Studio I 5
    Description
    ARCT 1000 This course will introduce the beginning architectural technology student to drafting standards and techniques used in both hand and CAD drafting. Students will learn to draw plans, sections, elevations and details for residential projects and the graphic conventions used to communicate information on these drawings. Sustainable building principles will be applied to the commercial projects.

    Credits: 5

    Effective Dates: 08/27/2012 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ARCT1000

  • ARCT1020 Methods and Materials I 3
    Description
    ARCT 1020 This course will introduce the beginning architectural technology student to the properties and applications of common, as well as new and sustainable residential building materials. This class will cover materials and methods such as: current sustainable practices in home building, wood stud construction, window installation, roofing, foundations, flashing, etc. These materials and construction methods then be applied in the Studio I projects.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/27/2012 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ARCT1020

  • ARCT1040 Introduction of Sustainable Building 3
    Description
    ARCT 1040 Once thought of as unconventional and nonstandard, sustainable/green building has become accepted as a socially responsible and logical means of construction. This course will introduce the student to sustainable/green architecture and some of the innovative materials and design concepts that are quickly becoming the standard, The course will cover core topics such as: LEED and other certification programs, health and safety, site and land use, materials and waste, and water.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/27/2012 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ARCT1040

  • ARCT1107 CAD I 3
    Description
    ARCT 1107 This course will introduce the beginning architectural technology student to computer-aided design programs currently being used in professional design offices. Fundamental concepts, commands, and tools of a C.A.D. environment will be taught with a hands-on approach to learning. Students will complete self-paced drafting exercises. Prerequisites: A working knowledge of Mac OS, Windows 95, or 3.1 operating systems.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/01/2000 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ARCT1107

  • ARCT1207 CAD II 3
    Description
    ARCT 1207 This course builds on the student's knowledge of AutoCAD. The student will use intermediate AutoCAD techniques to develop construction drawings to supplement the work in ARCT 1200. Prerequisites: ARCT1107

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/01/2000 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ARCT1207

  • ARCT1300 Introduction to SketchUp Modeling Software 3
    Description
    ARCT 1300 This course will introduce the motivated student to 3 dimensional modeling software currently being used in professional design offices. Fundamental concepts, commands, and tools of the SketchUp will be taught in an enhanced on-line learning environment. There will be two on site formal lectures introducing basic concepts and ten on-line sessions. Students will submit required projects, questions and comments, to D2L server. Students will complete self-paced tutorials available at the following web address: http://www.sketchup.com. Prerequisites: The student will have a working knowledge of Mac OS and/or Windows XP. It is recommended the student have a background in either drafting, art or computer graphics. DUAL NUMBERED COURSE IDES1112.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 01/09/2006 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ARCT1300

  • ARCT1400 Residential Planning and Design 4
    Description
    ARCT 1400 This course will introduce the interested student to the fundamentals of residential design. The course curriculum is intended to guide the learner toward a basic understanding of Plot Plan layout, Floor Plan development, and current architectural styles. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 05/15/2006 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ARCT1400

  • ARCT1425 Architectural Drawings and Methods 4
    Description
    ARCT 1425 This course will introduce the interested student to the fundamentals of Architectural drawings. The course curriculum is intended to guide the learner toward a basic understanding of Sketching to Scale. Orthographic Images and required Project Drawings for the purpose of design and construction. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 05/15/2006 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ARCT1425

  • ARCT1450 Wood Frame Building Technologies 4
    Description
    ARCT 1450 This course will introduce the interested student to the fundamentals of Wood Frame construction. The course curriculum is intended to guide the learner toward a basic understanding of Foundation Construction, Wood Frame assemblies and conventional Building Systems. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 05/15/2006 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ARCT1450

  • ARCT1475 Residential Construction and Costs 4
    Description
    ARCT 1475 This course will introduce the interested student to the Construction process for Residential Structures. The course curriculum is intended to guide the learner toward a basic understanding of Contracting, Cost Estimating and Building Official Inspections. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 05/15/2006 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ARCT1475

  • ARCT1500 Architectural Technology Studio II 5
    Description
    ARCT 1500 This course will guide students through the production of construction drawings for light commercial buildings. The larger scale and scope of the projects will build upon skills acquired in Studio I and drawings will be more comprehensive as students learn to integrate building codes and regulations into their designs. Students will apply sustainable practices along with industry standards to complete drawings for residential projects. Prerequisites: ARCT1000 Corequisites: ARCT1540 and ARCT1207

    Credits: 5

    Effective Dates: 08/27/2012 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ARCT1500

  • ARCT1520 Building Codes and Regulations 3
    Description
    ARCT 1520 The goal of this class is to provide you with a fundamental understanding of the International Building Code (IBC), the Americans with Disabilities Act and Energy Codes. The class emphasizes Health, Safety, Welfare (HSW) topics such as: building codes, fire codes, accessibility issues, and environmental issues. Prerequisites: Prior to, or currently enrolled in, ARCT1500, ARCT1207 and ARCT1540.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/27/2012 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ARCT1520

  • ARCT1540 Methods and Materials II 3
    Description
    ARCT 1540 This course will examine the characteristics and properties of common, as well as new and sustainable, commercial building materials such as: concrete materials, formwork, reinforcement, steel frame construction, lightweight steel framing, metals, curtainwalls, etc. These methods and materials, including sustainable principles, will be applied to Studio II projects. Corequisite: ARCT1500.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/27/2012 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ARCT1540

  • ARCT2000 Mechanical and Electrical Systems 3
    Description
    ARCT 2000 This course will introduce the student to electrical/lighting, plumbing, HVAC, and fire protection. The course will examine the integration of various building systems into building design and look at energy efficiency and other means of contributing to a building's sustainability.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/27/2012 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ARCT2000

  • ARCT2020 Building Structures 3
    Description
    ARCT 2020 This course provides a basic understanding of the structural design for beams, columns and joists in wood, steel and concrete. It emphasizes the nature of frame structures and is intended to provide an architectural technician with the knowledge necessary to work and communicate effectively with a structural engineer.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/27/2012 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ARCT2020

  • ARCT2101 Architectural Studio III 5
    Description
    ARCT 2101 Students prepare architectural drawings for multi-story commercial buildings. This course builds upon the students' architectural technology skills as they prepare construction drawings for more complex buildings. Content from prior courses and sustainability will be integrated into comprehensive studio projects.

    Credits: 5

    Effective Dates: 08/27/2012 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ARCT2101

  • ARCT2107 CAD III 3
    Description
    ARCT 2107 This course builds on the student's knowledge of AutoCAD. The student will use advanced AutoCAD techniques to develop construction drawings to supplement the work in ARCT 2100. Prerequisites: ARCT1207 or equivalent

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/01/2000 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ARCT2107

  • ARCT2200 Architectural Studio IV 5
    Description
    ARCT 2200 This course provides an opportunity for the student to demonstrate previously-learned architectural technology skills by independently preparing computer-aided design working drawings of a small commercial project. Students will incorporate the completed drawings into their portfolios for internship interviews with future employers. Prerequisites: ARCT2100

    Credits: 5

    Effective Dates: 02/28/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ARCT2200

  • ARCT2210 Architectural Technology Portfolio 2
    Description
    ARCT 2210 This class hands-on course will concentrate on preparing the student to enter a career in architectural technology. Students will use software skills to refine and enhance completed projects for use in their portfolio. Students will receive guidance in various display options and presentation methods. Projects for inclusion in the portfolio will include sketches, renderings, and technical CAD drawings. Upon completion the student will have an industry-ready portfolio in preparation for entering the job market. As a part of this course, students are required to participate in a formal portfolio showing near the end of their final semester of school

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 10/18/2011 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ARCT2210

  • ARCT2500 Architectural Software Exploration 3
    Description
    ARCT 2500 This course provides an opportunity for students to obtain hands-on experience with an array of career-related software. The student will choose from a variety of software which will enhance work completed in the program and/or develop familiarity with software other than AutoCAD and Revit. Prerequisites: Current enrollment in, or completion of, all architectural technology coursework.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/27/2012 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ARCT2500

  • ARCT2970 INTERNSHIP: Architecture Technology
    Description
    ARCT 2970 This course is taught throughout internship with students making the transition from school to work. Internship events will begin with job seeking and interview activities. Upon acceptance of an internship agreement with an internship employer, the internee will begin productive work in a professional design office workplace. The internship coordinator will visit the workplace. The student internee and internship employer will complete an evaluation form. In addition, students will pursue special topics technology research in the field of architecture during the internship period. Prerequisites: ARCT2100

    Credits:

    Effective Dates: 02/28/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ARCT2970

  • ARES1000 Introduction to Auto Restoration Welding/Sheet Metal 3
    Description
    ARES 1000 This course covers basic tools and techniques for the restoration of older vehicles. Topics will include: welding, rust repair, metal straightening, plastic filler application, and corrosion protection. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 06/03/2002 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ARES1000

  • ARTS1001 Intro to Visual Arts 3
    Description
    ARTS 1001 We live in a world that often places us in a position of visual overload. Images flood into our lives through television, print and social media. Although we innately interact with and react to the visual world, it is critical that the educated student learns to appreciate the production, history and the cultural relevance of visual art. This study includes perspectives on art from ancient times to present, but an emphasis is placed on the cultural significance of art from the modern era to the present time. By studying and making visual art, students will become more connected to the visual world around them and to their own avenues of artistic expression.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/10/2011 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 6

    Course Outline: ARTS1001

  • ARTS1101 History of Photography 3
    Description
    ARTS 1101 This course will allow students to explore photography and its affects on culture by examining the origins of the medium. While it may seem that photography belongs only to the twentieth century, students will learn that the origins of the first camera date back hundreds of years. Early photographers were often "frustrated painters," and affected strongly by art and art history movements. This class then will begin with a review of the camera's beginnings and of the artistic cultural milieu that helped to bring the medium into adulthood in the twentieth century.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/10/2011 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 6

    Course Outline: ARTS1101

  • ARTS1201 The Creative Process 3
    Description
    ARTS 1201 Much of the thinking learned in school and in the work environment place an emphasis on learning how to understand claims, follow or create a logical argument, figure out the answer, eliminate the incorrect paths and focus on the correct one. There is, however, another kind of thinking, centered on exploring ideas, generating possibilities, looking for many right answers rather than just the "correct" one. There is, however, another kind of thinking, centered on exploring ideas, generating possibilities, looking for many right answers rather than just the "correct" one. Both of these kinds of thinking are vital to success in the work place, yet the creative approach tends to be ignored until after the formal education is complete. In this course, we will explore the creative thought process and develop systems to encourage and develop new idea generation. Meets MnTC Goal 6

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/10/2011 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 6

    Course Outline: ARTS1201

  • ARTS1310 History of Architecture 3
    Description
    ARTS 1310 This course will cover architecture from prehistory up to today, looking at examples throughout history and examining the issues that help shape them. The course will not only look at who designed the buildings, but who built them, who used them, and why. Beginning with the earliest manmade shelters and ending with issues influencing architecture today, the course will introduce students to different ways of seeing building and architecture as cultural artifacts. Meets MnTC Goal 6

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/27/2012 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 6

    Course Outline: ARTS1310

  • ARTS1550 Art History, Renaissance to Modern 3
    Description
    ARTS 1550 This introductory course gives students a deeper appreciation and knowledge of Western art and the cultures that created it. This course focuses on the fascinating changes that occurred in the Italian Renaissance and continues through to modern artists and influences of the 20th century.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 01/14/2013 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 6

    Course Outline: ARTS1550

  • ASEP1101 Automotive Fundamentals 3
    Description
    ASEP 1101 This course is designed to develop the basic concepts needed for the General Motors Automotive Service Educational Program. This unit covers basic automotive safety and procedures in the shop. Different types and uses of fasteners, including thread repair, will be covered. The proper procedures for writing repair orders and parts requisitions will be covered. The use of General Motors service bulletins as well as service and repair manuals will be examined in detail, including wiring schematics. Instruction and GM certification in the General Motors Specialized Electronics Training program (GM-SET) is also a part of this unit. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 03/16/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ASEP1101

  • ASEP1102 Electrical and Fuel Systems 3
    Description
    ASEP 1102 This course begins by examining batteries, charging systems, and starting systems used by General Motors. Proper testing methods utilizing various types of equipment will be stressed, followed by unit repair procedures. All General Motors ignition systems and emission controls will be examined. The fundamentals of GM engine computer systems and related sensors will be addressed. Diagnosis, adjustments, and repair of component parts will be covered. An introduction to oscilloscopes and four-gas analysis will also be covered. Prerequisites: ASEP1101

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 03/17/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ASEP1102

  • ASEP1103 Driveability 3
    Description
    ASEP 1103 This course will cover General Motors engine control systems. Included will be a thorough examination of automotive microprocessors, sensor and actuator operation, DIS ignitions, TBI, PFI, and other GM fuel systems. The proper use of service manual diagnostic information and trouble charts will be covered. The use of scan tools, including TECH 1, TECH 2, and GM-PC for diagnosis, will be covered in detail. This unit includes a continuation of scope and infra-red operating and diagnosis. Prerequisites: ASEP1101 and ASEP1102; or instructor approval

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 03/17/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ASEP1103

  • ASEP1104 Body Electronics 3
    Description
    ASEP 1104 This course will cover General Motors body electrical systems. A study of the theory, diagnosis, and repair of electric windows, door locks, power seats, mirrors, electronic and conventional instrumentation, windshield wipers, cruise controls, theft deterrent systems, and microprocessor-controlled body electronics is included. The automatic and electronic climate control systems will be addressed in this unit. The Supplemental Inflatable Restraint system (SIR) and its various applications and functions will also be examined. Prerequisites: ASEP1101, ASEP1102, ASEP1103; or instructor approval.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 03/17/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ASEP1104

  • ASEP1105 Heating And Air Conditioning 3
    Description
    ASEP 1105 This course is a study of the theory, operation, maintenance, diagnosis, and repair of General Motors heating and air conditioning systems. The basic refrigerant cycle will be addressed as well as system components and controls used by GM. Emphasis will be on GM CCOT and VDOT systems. Included will be an examination of manual controls used in conjunction with GM heating and air conditioning systems. Reclaiming and recycling of R-12 and R-134A and retrofitting will also be covered in this unit. Prerequisites: ASEP1101

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 03/16/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ASEP1105

  • ASEP1108 Brake Systems 3
    Description
    ASEP 1108 This course covers theory and practice of servicing brake systems on General Motor's cars. Included will be disc/drum brakes, power brakes, diagonal split, anti-lock brakes, and four-wheel disc brakes. Prerequisites: ASEP1101

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 03/16/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ASEP1108

  • ASEP1201 Dealer Work Experience I 8
    Description
    ASEP 1201 This is on-the-job training at a GM dealership. The dealer provides coordinated work experience in accordance with the program schedule. Work experience is supervised by the college's ASEP staff and ASEP coordinator at the dealership. Prerequisites: Enrollment in GM ASEP and successful completion of the previous semester.

    Credits: 8

    Effective Dates: 08/01/2002 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ASEP1201

  • ASEP1202 Dealer Work Experience II 8
    Description
    ASEP 1202 This is on-the-job training at a GM dealership. The dealer provides coordinated work experience in accordance with the program schedule. Work experience is supervised by the college's ASEP staff and ASEP coordinator at the dealership. Prerequisites: Enrollment in GM ASEP and successful completion of the previous semester.

    Credits: 8

    Effective Dates: 08/15/2002 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ASEP1202

  • ASEP1204 Dealer Work Experience IV 8
    Description
    ASEP 1204 This is on-the-job training at a GM dealership. The dealer provides coordinated work experience in accordance with the program schedule. Work experience is supervised by the college's ASEP staff and ASEP coordinator at the dealership. Prerequisites: Enrollment in GM ASEP and successful completion of the previous semester.

    Credits: 8

    Effective Dates: 08/01/2003 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ASEP1204

  • ASEP1205 Dealer Work Experience V 8
    Description
    ASEP 1205 This is on-the-job training at a GM dealership. The dealer provides coordinated work experience in accordance with the program schedule. Work experience is supervised by the college's ASEP staff and ASEP coordinator at the dealership. Prerequisites: Enrollment in GM ASEP and successful completion of the previous semester.

    Credits: 8

    Effective Dates: 08/01/2003 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ASEP1205

  • ASEP1212 Advanced Diagnostics/New Model Update 1
    Description
    ASEP 1212 This course provides the student with additional electronic fuel and body systems diagnosis and repair procedures. The most current factory diagnostic procedures will be stressed. Emphasis will be on GM-PC, TECH 1, and TECH 2, as well as additional lab scope and infra-red analysis. Also, any new products or systems introduced on GM vehicles that have not been previously covered will be addressed. Prerequisites: ASEP1101, ASEP1102, ASEP1103, and ASEP1104

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 04/13/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ASEP1212

  • ASEP2107 Steering and Suspension 2
    Description
    ASEP 2107 This course covers the principles of operation, removal, reconditioning, installation, and adjustments of GM steering and suspension systems. It includes comprehensive training on power/manual steering gears, power/manual rack and pinion systems, suspension repairs, wheel alignment, wheel balance, and vibration diagnosis. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 03/16/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ASEP2107

  • ASEP2110 Automatic Transmissions 3
    Description
    ASEP 2110 This course covers the removal, disassembly, operation, reconditioning, assembly, installation, and diagnosis of General Motors automatic transaxles and transmission. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 03/16/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ASEP2110

  • ASEP2111 Engines 3
    Description
    ASEP 2111 This course covers the operation, diagnosis, removal, assembly, reconditioning, and installation of General Motors gas engines. Oil and coolant leak diagnosis and repair will also be covered. Prerequisites: ASEP1102

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 03/16/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ASEP2111

  • ASEP2209 Driveline and Four-Wheel Drive 3
    Description
    ASEP 2209 This course covers the disassembly, operation, reconditioning, assembly, and adjustments of General Motors front and rear axles, driveaxles, and driveshafts. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 03/16/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ASEP2209

  • ASEP2212 Advanced Diagnostics/New Model Update 1
    Description
    ASEP 2212 This course provides the student with additional electronic fuel and body systems diagnosis and repair procedures. The most current factory diagnostic procedures will be stressed. Emphasis will be on GM-PC, TECH1, and TECH 2, as well as additional lab scope and infra-red analysis. Also, any new products or systems introduced on GM vehicles that have not been previously covered will be addressed.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 03/09/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ASEP2212

  • ASEP2303 Dealer Work Experience III 5
    Description
    ASEP 2303 This is on-the-job training at a GM dealership. The dealer provides coordinated work experience in accordance with the program schedule. Work experience is supervised by the college's ASEP staff and ASEP coordinator at the dealership. Prerequisites: Enrollment in GM ASEP and successful completion of the previous semester.

    Credits: 5

    Effective Dates: 03/17/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ASEP2303

  • ASEP3001 Electrical/Electronic Assessment Certification 3
    Description
    ASEP 3001 This course covers all aspects of electrical/electronic systems service, diagnosis and repair procedures on GM vehicles. The course represents a culmination of skill and education the technician has gained over many years and numerous GM training courses. Prerequisites: ASE #A6 certification, GM courses; 18043.01W, 18043.02W, 18043.03W, 16048.15W, 10040.00W, 16041.01W, 18044.16W, 18044.16W, 1804416D1, & D2, 18044.16H, 22048.22W, 22048.22H, 19047.06W, 19047.03W1 & W2, 19047.03H, 19040.10D1 & D2.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 01/01/2002 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ASEP3001

  • ASEP3002 HVAC Assessment Certification 3
    Description
    ASEP 3002 This course covers all aspects of HVAC system service, diagnosis and repair procedures on GM vehicles. This course represents a culmination of skills and education the technician has gained over many years and numberous GM training courses. Prerequisites: ASE #A6 certification, GM courses; 18043.01W, 18043.02W, 18043.03W, 16048.15W, 10040.00W, 11044.00W, 11044.00D1, 11044.00D2, 11045.10W, 11045.10H.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 01/07/2002 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ASEP3002

  • ASEP3003 GM Powertrain Performance Certification Assessment 3
    Description
    ASEP 3003 This course covers testing, diagnosis and repair of GM Fuel Injection Ignition and Computer Systems. This assessment represents a body of work by the technician spanning many years.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 01/07/2002 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ASEP3003

  • AUTM2001 Know Your Car 1
    Description
    AUTM 2001 This course covers correct procedures for servicing vehicles, safety procedures and use of service manuals and bulletins. The course is designed for those who want to know more about their vehicles and be able to perform minor service. Prerequisite: None

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 10/09/2001 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: AUTM2001

  • AUTM2011 Suspension, Steering and Alignment 3
    Description
    AUTM 2011 This course teaches suspension systems using leaf springs, coil springs, McPherson struts, and torsion bars. Steering systems using manual and power rack and pinion, recirculating ball steering gears. Alignment angles and their relationship to vehicle handling. Prerequisites: AUTM2100

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 06/01/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: AUTM2011

  • AUTM2025 Brakes 3
    Description
    AUTM 2025 This course includes basic principles of brakes, hydraulic system basics, disc and drum brakes, parking brakes, anti-lock brakes and power assist units. Emphasis will be placed on operation, diagnosis and repair of various types of braking systems. Prerequisites: AUTM2100

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 01/27/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: AUTM2025

  • AUTM2032 Manual Trans-Transaxle, Clutches, Transfer Cases and Differentials 3
    Description
    AUTM 2032 This course will cover the operation and proper repair procedures of current differentials, manual transmissions, transaxles, and transfer cases used on late model vehicles. It also covers the operation and proper repair procedures for locking hubs in four-wheel drive vehicles.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 12/11/2009 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: AUTM2032

  • AUTM2100 Basic Automotive Electricity 1
    Description
    AUTM 2100 This course covers basic automotive electrical theories, diagnosis, and repair procedures using various types of tools and test equipment and reference materials available in Alldata, Mitchell and your textbook.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 06/01/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: AUTM2100

  • AUTM2110 Automotive Engine Electrical Systems 3
    Description
    AUTM 2110 This course covers automotive batteries, starting and charging system theories, diagnosis and repair procedures using various types of tools and test equipment and reference materials available in Alldata, Mitchell and student textbook. Prerequisites: AUTM2100

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 06/01/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: AUTM2110

  • AUTM2115 Automotive Body Electrical Systems 3
    Description
    AUTM 2115 This course covers automotive batteries, starting and charging system theories, diagnosis and repair procedures using various types of tools and test equipment and reference materials available in Alldata, Mitchell and student textbook. Prerequisites: AUTM2100

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 06/01/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: AUTM2115

  • AUTM2125 Engine Theory and Operation 4
    Description
    AUTM 2125 This course includes general engine diagnosis, cylinder head diagnosis and repair, valve train diagnosis and repair, engine block diagnosis and repair. The class stresses how engines work and how to repair them. Prerequisites: AUTM2100

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 06/01/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: AUTM2125

  • AUTM2136 Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning 3
    Description
    AUTM 2136 This course covers the principles of air conditioning and types, diagnosis, testing, and repair of air conditioning systems. The course includes practical work on air conditioning systems such as evacuating, replacement of components, charging, recycling, and performance testing. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 03/14/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: AUTM2136

  • AUTM2141 Advanced Automotive Electronic Systems 5
    Description
    AUTM 2141 This course covers advanced automotive electrical, electronic, and HVAC system diagnostic and repair procedures using various types of tools and test equipment and reference materials available in Alldata, Mitchell and student textbook. Prerequisites: AUTM2100, AUTM2110, AUTM2115, and AUTM2136

    Credits: 5

    Effective Dates: 06/01/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: AUTM2141

  • AUTM2205 Advanced Driveline and Chassis Systems 5
    Description
    AUTM 2205 This course includes the advanced diagnosis and electrical repairs of the driveline components. Emphasis will be placed on anti-lock brakes and traction control.

    Credits: 5

    Effective Dates: 06/01/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: AUTM2205

  • AUTM2215 Automatic Transmission/Transaxle Theory and Operation 4
    Description
    AUTM 2215 This course includes basic theory of torque converters, planetary gears, clutches, bands, and hydraulics. The class stresses how automatic transmissions and transaxles work and how to repair them.

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 06/01/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: AUTM2215

  • AUTM2225 Advanced Engine & Transmission Diagnosis & Repair 6
    Description
    AUTM 2225 This course includes: advanced automatic transmission and engine diagnostic procedures. Advanced repair of automatic transmissions and engines. Prerequisites: AUTM2100, AUTM2125, and AUTM2215

    Credits: 6

    Effective Dates: 12/11/2009 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: AUTM2225

  • AUTM2315 Ignition System Operation, Diagnosis and Repair 3
    Description
    AUTM 2315 This course covers the operation and servicing techniques required to diagnose and repair ignition system related concerns encountered on modern automobiles. Prerequisites: AUTM2100

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 06/01/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: AUTM2315

  • AUTM2322 Fuel Systems Operation, Diagnosis, and Repair 3
    Description
    AUTM 2322 This course will cover the theory and operating principles of automotive computers and throttle body and multi-port injection systems.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 10/20/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: AUTM2322

  • AUTM2325 Computer Systems Operation Diagnosis and Repair 3
    Description
    AUTM 2325 This covers the operation and servicing techniques required to diagnose and repair ignition system related concerns encountered on modern automobiles. Prerequisites: AUTM2100

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 06/01/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: AUTM2325

  • AUTM2330 Advanced Driveability 5
    Description
    AUTM 2330 This course covers the operation and servicing techniques required to diagnose and repair driveability concerns encountered on modern automobiles. Live work will be stressed in this course. Prerequisites: AUTM2100, AUTM2315, AUTM2325

    Credits: 5

    Effective Dates: 06/01/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: AUTM2330

  • AUTM2970 Automotive Internship
    Description
    AUTM 2970 Automotive Internship

    Credits:

    Effective Dates: 01/01/1999 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: AUTM2970

  • BIOL1110 Environmental Science 3
    Description
    BIOL 1110 This course emphasizes the fundamental concepts of ecology as it pertains to the impact of humans on their environment. It addresses the demands placed on the biosphere by the exploitation of natural resources and energy, the creation of pollution and the disposal of waste. This course is interdisciplinary, combining concepts from the natural and physical sciences (e.g. biology, chemistry, geology, physics) with the social sciences (e.g. economics, politics, ethics, history) to present an understanding of how wise stewardship of earth's resources can result in the long-term sustainability of our shared environment. Meets MnTC Goal 3 and MnTC Goal 10

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 02/24/2000 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 3,10

    Course Outline: BIOL1110

  • BIOL1120 Minnesota Nature Study 3
    Description
    BIOL 1120 This course covers the natural habitats of Minnesota and the plants and animals that live in them. It includes such topics as our physical environment, ecology, and animal traits and behaviors such as mimicry or migration. Human interactions with these habitats are stressed. Meets MnTC Goal 3

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 06/01/2000 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 3

    Course Outline: BIOL1120

  • BIOL1200 Biology and Society 3
    Description
    BIOL 1200 This interdisciplinary course explores the interaction between complex human perspectives and the technical and scientific aspects of biology. Issues with a biological basis such as human health, environmental safety, biodiversity, agriculture, and natural resources naturally lead to applied ethical, social, political, and economic questions. Students will explore the technical aspects of timely biological issues, breakthroughs, and technological applications in the context of their societal implications. Meets MnTC Goal 10

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 01/13/2003 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 10

    Course Outline: BIOL1200

  • BIOL1310 Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology 4
    Description
    BIOL 1310 This lecture and laboratory-based course is designed for introductory study of human organ systems (integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous, endocrine, cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive, and urogenital) by structure and function. Cellular function, human reproduction, development, and heredity are other topics integrated into the biology of the human body. Carefully check your program requirements for acceptability of this course. It does not replace the two course sequence of anatomy and physiology required for many advanced health programs. Meets MnTC Goal 3

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 08/23/2010 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 3

    Course Outline: BIOL1310

  • BIOL1400 Ecology Field Studies 4
    Description
    BIOL 1400 An inquiry-based course that covers the fundamental principles of ecology, conservation, and sustainability. Students will have the opportunity to learn through laboratory, field work, and lecture activities. Topics include biodiversity, a survey of biomes, populations, interrelationships in biological communities, ecological succession, energy flow, nutrient cycling, physiological ecology, and human impacts on ecosystems. Meets MnTC Goal 3

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 01/14/2008 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 3

    Course Outline: BIOL1400

  • BIOL1500 General Biology 4
    Description
    BIOL 1500 This course surveys the basic principles of biology. Content topics include fundamental concepts of cellular structure and metabolism, inheritance, biodiversity, ecology, and evolution. The lab component includes application of concepts with an emphasis on observation, the scientific method, and analysis. This course provides a foundation for students pursuing health-related careers as well as those in non-science majors. Meets MnTC Goal 3

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 08/01/2002 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 3

    Course Outline: BIOL1500

  • BIOL2000 Anatomy & Physiology I 4
    Description
    BIOL 2000 This course is the first semester of a two-semester lab-science course intended for students pursuing careers in fitness and allied health fields. Human anatomy and physiology are studied using a body systems approach, with emphasis on the interrelationships between form and function at the gross and microscopic levels of organization. Homeostasis is an integrating theme throughout this course. Content topics include basic anatomical and directional terminology, fundamental concepts and principles of cell physiology, histology, and the integumentary, skeletal, muscular, and nervous systems. Dissection of individual organs and whole organisms may be included. Meets MnTC Goal 3

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 08/01/2002 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 3

    Course Outline: BIOL2000

  • BIOL2010 Anatomy & Physiology II 4
    Description
    BIOL 2010 This course is the second semester of a two-semester lab-science course intended for students pursuing careers in fitness and allied health fields. Human anatomy and physiology are studied using a body systems approach, with emphasis on the interrelationships between form and function at the gross and microscopic levels of organization. Homeostasis is an integrating theme throughout this course. Content topics include immunity, metabolism, fluid balance, development, and the cardiovascular, hematopoietic, respiratory, lymphatic, digestive, urinary, and reproductive systems. Dissection of individual organs and whole organisms may be included. Meets MnTC Goal 3

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 08/01/2002 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 3

    Course Outline: BIOL2010

  • BIOL2020 Microbiology 4
    Description
    BIOL 2020 An introduction to Microbiology with a focus on microbe classification and biology, disease transmission, and pathogenesis, the immune response, and isolation and identification laboratory practices. Emphasis will be on microorganisms that cause local and systemic disease in humans with consideration of treatment options as well as infection control and prevention strategies. This course is intended for nursing students and other students pursuing careers in allied health fields. Meets MnTC Goal 3 Prerequisite BIOL1500

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 02/01/2010 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 3

    Course Outline: BIOL2020

  • BIOL2990 Independent Study Biology 4
    Description
    BIOL 2990 Independent Study Biology

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 01/10/2011 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: BIOL2990

  • BMET1111 Medical Device Technology 3
    Description
    BMET 1111 This course provides students with an industry overview/perspective of the biomedical technology field. In this course students will learn the relationships between equipment and patient care and the various sensors and transducers used by medical equipment. Typical electronic circuitry used in medical equipment will be covered. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/27/2012 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: BMET1111

  • BMET1112 DC Electricity 3
    Description
    BMET 1112 This course is designed to investigate the direct current and voltage behavior of series and parallel circuits, using Ohm's and Watt's laws. Natural and direct current electromagnetism will also be presented. Students will perform lab projects on all subject matter by use of an interactive lab network computer. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/21/2006 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: BMET1112

  • BMET1114 Wireless Communication 1
    Description
    BMET 1114 This class will study the use of wireless networks in hospitals. The technology involved in wireless medical telemetry. The designated frequencies within the radio spectrum and the potential for radio frequency interference. Also discussed will be the wireless environment, wireless LANs, cell phones, wireless planning and antenna systems plus the role the Federal Communication Commission has in managing the radio frequency spectrum. This class is intended to be an introductory level class.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 08/23/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: BMET1114

  • BMET1116 Solid State Electronics 5
    Description
    BMET 1116 This course will introduce students to a wide range of active solid state devices such as transistors, unijunction transistors, and silicon-controlled rectifiers. It also teaches how these devices are used in practical circuits such as amplifiers, speed controls, switching circuits, and timing circuits. The student will compute component and circuit parameters. These will then be compared with measured data. Circuits will be designed and evaluated by breadboarding and/or computer simulation software. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 5

    Effective Dates: 08/21/2006 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: BMET1116

  • BMET1122 Administrative Functions 4
    Description
    BMET 1122 This course introduces students to the basic operation of hospitals; the requirements of regulatory agencies; biomedical departmental policies and procedures and the managing of information, work orders and vendors.

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 08/26/2013 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: BMET1122

  • BMET1123 AC Electricity 3
    Description
    BMET 1123 This course introduces the principles of alternating current. Circuits will consist of resistive, capacitive, and inductive devices. Ohm's and Watt's laws, along with Norton's and Thevenin's theorems will be used to simplify complex combinations of RCL circuits. Test equipment introduced includes the VOM (volt-ohm-meter), DMM (digital-multimeter), signal generator, and oscilloscope. The course concludes with resonating circuits. Prerequisites: BMET1112 or equivalent.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/21/2006 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: BMET1123

  • BMET1130 Anatomy and Physiology 3
    Description
    BMET 1130

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 12/08/2010 - 12/31/2014

    Course Outline: BMET1130

  • BMET1136 Managing Customer Satisfaction in the Health Care Environment 1
    Description
    BMET 1136 This course will consist of Class lecture and practical exercises. The student will learn to differentiate between internal and external customers in the Health Care Environment. They will be able to identify good customer service when they see it. They will understand the three areas of focus for customer service improvement. Customer service issues specific to the Health Care field and technical service will be covered. Prerequisite: None

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 08/25/2008 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: BMET1136

  • BMET1140 Solid State Electronics 4
    Description
    BMET 1140 This course will introduce students to a wide range of active solid state devices such as transistors, unijunction transistors, and silicon-controlled rectifiers. It also teaches how these devices are used in practical circuits such as amplifiers, speed controls, switching circuits, and timing circuits. The student will computer component and circuit parameters. These will then be compared with measured data. Circuits will be designed and evaluated by breadboarding and/or computer simulation software.

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: BMET1140

  • BMET1220 Medical Device Technology 4
    Description
    BMET 1220 This course provides students with an industry overview/perspective of the biomedical technology field. In this course students will learn the relationships between equipment and patient care and the various sensors and transducers used by medical equipment. Typical electronic circuitry used in medical equipment will be covered.

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: BMET1220

  • BMET1225 Biomedical Instrumentation I 3
    Description
    BMET 1225 This course studies the various technologies used in the medical care field. Areas of study will cover the use of various test equipment, performing preventive maintenance and the use of testing equipment for maintaining proper operation. Students will also learn to read schematics and following instructions in service manuals for performing test and maintenance. Each class will have a lecture component on a specific type of instrumentation following the syllabus. Prerequisites: BMET1112, BMET1123, and BMET1110

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 01/11/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: BMET1225

  • BMET1231 Biomedical Instrumentation II 4
    Description
    BMET 1231 This course provides a foundation in the theory and operation of medical test equipment. The student will use various types of test equipment to test and measure the performance of diagnostic, monitoring and surgical equipment. Each class will have a lecture component on a specific type of instrumentation following the syllabus. Prerequisites: BMET1220.

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 08/21/2006 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: BMET1231

  • BMET1530 Digital and Micro Processor 3
    Description
    BMET 1530 This course covers the basic and advanced digital logic used in integrated circuits and their application. Logic diagrams and analysis will be covered. Microprocessor control and feedback systems using sensor feedback will be studied. Training will be accomplished using the LabVolt system and handouts selected by the Instructor. Prerequisites: BMET1112, BMET1123, BMET116 or equivalent.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/25/2008 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: BMET1530

  • BMET2110 Professional Skills 2
    Description
    BMET 2110 This course will consist of class lecture, practical exercises and reflective compositions, The student will focus on the professional skills necessary to thrive in the Healthcare Technology Management field.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: BMET2110

  • BMET2210 Biomedical Instrumentation I 4
    Description
    BMET 2210 This course studies the various technologies used in the medical care field. Areas of study will cover the use of various test equipment, performing preventive maintenance and the use of testing equipment for maintaining proper operation. Students will also learn to read schematics and following instructions in service manuals for performing test and maintenance. Each class will have a lecture component on a specific type of instrumentation following the syllabus.

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: BMET2210

  • BMET2940 BMET Field Experience 1
    Description
    BMET 2940 In this course students work in a clinical site within the Biomedical Engineering Department. They are expected to observe and apply all of the BMET skills learned thus far - the same skill that would be expected of an employee.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 08/26/2013 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: BMET2940

  • BMET2960 BMET Skill Development 1
    Description
    BMET 2960 Skill Development

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 01/09/2012 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: BMET2960

  • BMET2970 Biomedical Equipment Technology Internship
    Description
    BMET 2970 In this course students work full shifts in a clinical site within the Biomedical Engineering Department. They are expected to observe and apply all of the BMET skills learned thus far - the same skill that would be expected of an employee. Prerequisites: BMET1110, BMET1210, BMET1220.

    Credits:

    Effective Dates: 08/21/2003 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: BMET2970

  • BMET2990 Biomedical Equipment Technology - Independent Study 3
    Description
    BMET 2990 Biomedical Equipment Technology - Independent Study

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 06/01/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: BMET2990

  • BUSN1000 Foundations of Management 3
    Description
    BUSN 1000 This course will provide you with background and theories of supervision and management, and the key skills required to be successful supervisor, manager and entrepreneur. Learn to effectively manage in an ever increasingly diverse workforce. Ease the transition to supervisor or bring yourself up-to-date with todays supervisory/management practices. Study the role and responsibilities of supervisors including planning, organizing, staffing, directing, and controlling. Develop new skills in communication, correcting or rewarding performance, and overall management of resources.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: BUSN1000

  • BUSN1010 Leadership 3
    Description
    BUSN 1010 Learn concepts to become an effective leader in today's global business environment. Determine your leadership style and the implications of that style on work group performance. Incorporate ethics, cooperate mission, vision and culture into a powerful leadership strategy. Enhance your ability to motivate and positively influence others in an increasingly diverse workforce. Model leadership behaviors and inspire, challenge, enable and encourage those around you toward a common purpose.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: BUSN1010

  • BUSN1020 Management Effectiveness 3
    Description
    BUSN 1020 Learn practical tools to manage time and stress. Develop habits to increase personal productivity and create an individual time management plan. Set priorities, delegate and reduce time wasters and stressors. Explore strategies to improve time utilization in workgroups.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: BUSN1020

  • BUSN1030 Financial Management 2
    Description
    BUSN 1030 This course provides the non-financial manager/supervisor an understanding of business accounting terms, annual reports, basic accounting cycles, budgeting, cost control, income statements, cash flow analysis and other financial statements. Develop and apply skills in basic accounting principles and concepts to make sound business financial decisions. You will be introduced to financial business plans.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: BUSN1030

  • BUSN1040 Organizational Behavior 3
    Description
    BUSN 1040 We will review, discuss and analyze some of the things that make an organization of any size and purpose tick. We will examine the ways that systems and values help to make up an organizations culture. We will discuss the ways individuals work inside an organization and ways they influence those around them. And we will consider in detail what this all means in the context of todays call for constant change. The focus of this course will be on application. We will work to understand theories as they can be practiced. We will work with models and tools that have practical application in our many endeavors. Ultimately, success will be judged on each participants ability to make a difference outside the classroom.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: BUSN1040

  • BUSN1100 Human Resources Management 3
    Description
    BUSN 1100 This course focuses on providing supervisors and managers an overview of the principles and practices of Human Resources Management functions in todays organizations of any size. Emphasis areas include Recruitment and Selection, Orientation, Compensation and Benefits, and Managing Employee Relations.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: BUSN1100

  • BUSN1110 Business Law and Ethics 3
    Description
    BUSN 1110 Examine workplace issues impacting supervisory responsibilities and explore the influence of ethics on individuals and organizations. You will be introduced to the American legal system. Understand civil, criminal, TORT, contract, employment and labor laws and other factors that affect business operations.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: BUSN1110

  • BUSN1120 Managing Performance 3
    Description
    BUSN 1120 Manage employee performance by establishing performance expectations, identifying and providing needed training and support, monitoring performance, and providing formal and informal feedback. Practice conducting employee performance evaluations. Learn methods to take corrective action. Identify sources of inadequate performance, skills and knowledge, processes and systems, motivation and personal issues-and determine appropriate resolution to each. Coach and mentor good performers to higher levels.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: BUSN1120

  • BUSN1130 Risk Management 2
    Description
    BUSN 1130 This course is designed to give the supervisor or manager an overview of how to provide a safe and healthy work environment. Supervisors/managers will be able to develop, based on knowledge gained in this course, a safety plan, conduct a job safety analysis, new employee orientation, job safety training, perform workplace inspections and conduct effective accident investigations.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: BUSN1130

  • BUSN1140 Training and Developing Employees 3
    Description
    BUSN 1140 Consider employee training and development needs from orientation through progressive job training to enhance organizational effectiveness. Assess learning styles of trainees, and learn effective training techniques to reach a wide range of learners. Design and deliver a work-related training session. Understand the risks and rewards of the training process. Create a positive physical, social and emotional environment that arouses learning abilities while reducing learning barriers.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: BUSN1140

  • BUSN1200 Quality Management 3
    Description
    BUSN 1200 Learn how to integrate TQM into planning and project management, strategic management, process improvement and how to modify an organizations behavior. Assess supervisors roles and responsibilities related to quality including identifying and meeting customer needs, applying problem solving tools and techniques for improving systems and processes and making quality decisions. Develop a quality training plan for work group members and enhancing work group commitment to continuous quality improvement.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: BUSN1200

  • BUSN1210 Project Management 3
    Description
    BUSN 1210 Understand the project management process and learn to utilize the appropriate tools to initiate, plan, execute, control and close projects. Learn to apply knowledge, skills, tools and techniques to project activities to meet project requirements. Understand how organizational planning impacts the projects by means of project prioritization based on risk, funding, and the organizations strategic plan.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: BUSN1210

  • BUSN1220 Effective Business Communication 3
    Description
    BUSN 1220 Learn and practice skills to communicate your message directly and effectively to generate the desired results, whether in a meeting, presentation or written media. Integrate multi-media to support your ideas. Assess your audience prior to communicating to maximize effectiveness. Facilitate group participation including handling disruptive behavior. Learn to apply skills in any situation to achieve win-win negotiations.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: BUSN1220

  • BUSN1230 Operations Management 3
    Description
    BUSN 1230 Identify how supervisors can plan for and support excellent customer service through developing a service strategy. Examine the impact of employee training and decision making authority on customer service. Analyze models of service for internal and external customers. Learn tools and techniques for gathering feedback and handling complaints. Consider the relationship between customer service and quality.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: BUSN1230

  • BUSN1240 Creativity and Problem Solving 2
    Description
    BUSN 1240 Develop the skills and knowledge to cultivate productive work teams. Learn to defuse resistance to change and foster support and involvement in developing a shared vision. Another important focus is to master conflict resolution and negotiation strategies essential for supervisors and others in leadership positions in fostering self managed work teams.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: BUSN1240

  • BUSN1300 Multicultural Mentorship I 2
    Description
    BUSN 1300 This course explains what multicultural mentoring is and how it can be used as an effective tool to develop individuals, foster teamwork, multicultural understanding and organizational effectiveness and productivity. This course places the student in the role of mentee and mentor. As a mentee, the student will learn how to develop and acquire new skills and abilities through a multicultural mentorship partnership. A mentor/mentee agreement will develop a path to growth opportunities. This course is a Prerequisite for BUSN1310 Multicultural Mentorship II.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: BUSN1300

  • BUSN1310 Multicultural Mentorship II 1
    Description
    BUSN 1310 This course builds on what multicultural mentoring is and how it can be used as an affective tool to develop individuals, foster teamwork, multicultural understanding and organizational effectiveness and productivity. This course places the student in the role of mentee and mentor. As a mentor, you will utilize skills learned to help their mentee succeed. A mentor/mentee agreement will develop a path to growth opportunities.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: BUSN1310

  • BUSN1320 Managing Diversity 3
    Description
    BUSN 1320 Identify what it takes to become a diversity leader in your organization and community. Learn the complexities of managing in todays diverse workforce. Explore the evolution of diversity from the past, present and future perspectives. Assess personal, group and organizational viewpoints toward diversity and diversity initiatives. Examine the legal aspects related to discrimination, affirmative action, bias and stereotyping in human resource activities. Implore effective communication methods to build relationships and understanding. Utilize the differences, similarities and tensions of individuals and groups into a collaborative and competitive advantage for your organization. Eliminate barriers affecting equal access and professional growth and mobility.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: BUSN1320

  • BUSN1330 Leading a Multicultural Workforce 3
    Description
    BUSN 1330 Learn how to adapt global and multicultural contexts into traditional leadership theories. Develop assimilation strategies that do not lose the many advantages that diversity offers. Examine the leadership challenges regarding ethics, social responsibility, accountability and training in a multicultural environment. Choose appropriate leadership styles to build teamwork and collaboration. Raise the awareness of the workforce at all levels to leverage the value of diversity.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: BUSN1330

  • BUSN1340 International Business 3
    Description
    BUSN 1340 Understand the growing influence of globalization on all areas of business. Assess the global business environment which includes trade, outsourcing, off shoring, legal, technological, political and social and ethical perspectives. Learn the affects of cultural contexts in negotiation and management. Explore strategies for international and global business.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: BUSN1340

  • BUSN1350 Multicultural Conflict Resolution 2
    Description
    BUSN 1350 This course focuses on building multicultural conflict resolution skills needed to improve the workplace relationships by understanding the concept of cultural clashes, practicing conflict management prevention, mastering negotiating skills across cultures, building multicultural communication skills, developing mediation techniques, understanding the conflict management continuum resolving multicultural conflict, and comprehending the Alternative Dispute Resolution progression.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: BUSN1350

  • BUSN1500 Fundamentals of Business 4
    Description
    BUSN 1500 Gain an understanding of management concepts, principles, and applications for effective operations of industrial distribution firms. Topics covered are concepts of rationale of discounting, financial systems, inventory management, purchasing, vendor evaluations, profitability analysis, warehouse management and future trends.

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: BUSN1500

  • BUSN2950 Credit for Prior Learning 1
    Description
    BUSN 2950 This course will guide students in their first semester through the creation of an individualized degree plan for the Business Management AAS degree program or other participating program at the college. Students will assess their previous education, prior learning from work and life experience and develop a portfolio of prior learning which will be submitted for review. Any credit(s) awarded will be in compliance with the standards, principles, and procedures as published by the Council for Adult and Experiential Learning. Course can be repeated up to six credits. Prerequisites: Program advisor approval.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: BUSN2950

  • CHEM1500 Introduction to Chemistry 4
    Description
    CHEM 1500 This course is a broad introduction to chemistry - its principles and applications. It is intended for the non-science major. Topics include the scientific method, atomic structure, periodic table, general properties of matter, the development of the model of the atom, basics of chemical bonding, chemical equations and their uses, acids and bases, and oxidation reduction. Meets MnTC Goal 3

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 06/01/2004 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 3

    Course Outline: CHEM1500

  • CIVL1121 Basic Computer Aid Design 4
    Description
    CIVL 1121 This is the first course in Computer Aided Design (CAD) labwork for Civil Engineering Technology Students using AutoCAD software. It will present the fundamentals of AutoCAD including but not limited to command structure, setting units and limits, drafting primitives, layering, use of editing tools, grid, snap, and axis commands. The assignments require extensive use of the Civil Engineering Technology CAD lab. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 03/03/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: CIVL1121

  • CIVL1130 Beginning Surveying 3
    Description
    CIVL 1130 Introduces the three basic surveying tools - the tape, level and transit/theodolite - along with proper field procedures for basic surveying which include taking field notes, taping and EDM, leveling, bearings and azimuths, topography, and mapping. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/24/2009 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: CIVL1130

  • CIVL1141 Civil Engineering Technology and Government 1
    Description
    CIVL 1141 A practical course explaining the engineering principles used in the design, construction and operation of municipal engineering facilities. Highlights the various functions of the Civil Technician as they relate to employment in the municipal working environment.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 03/03/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: CIVL1141

  • CIVL1150 Introduction to GIS 3
    Description
    CIVL 1150 Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is information in context. The ability to tie information to a spatial location is basis of GIS. GIS allows us to view, understand, question, interpret, and visualize data in many ways the reveal relationships, pattern, and trends in the form of maps, reports, and charts. In this class the student will learn how to use GIS and apply it to civil engineering and other related practices. Completing civil engineering projects involves skills in health, marketing, environmental studies, geography, natural resource management and many other disciplines. These skills will be developed by using GIS to perform analysis of spatial and tabular data in the field of civil engineering. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/24/2009 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: CIVL1150

  • CIVL1161 Civil Engineering Project Management 3
    Description
    CIVL 1161 This course introduces the student to a key element of the Civil Engineering task: Project Management. The student will learn the elements of managing a construction project and work out project schedules by hand and with PM software programs. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 03/03/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: CIVL1161

  • CIVL1211 Materials Testing 3
    Description
    CIVL 1211 This course familiarizes students with lab and testing procedures for testing construction materials. Topics include sieve analysis, relative density, compaction tests, Atterberg limits, and soil classification, concrete strength testing, and bituminous sampling.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 03/03/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: CIVL1211

  • CIVL1221 Civil Engineering Technology Drafting 5
    Description
    CIVL 1221 An introduction to large scale mapping as used in highway and site design. Laboratory exercises include preparation of site plans, boundary surveys, and road plans. Laboratory exercises make extensive use of Autodesk Civil 3D. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 5

    Effective Dates: 03/05/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: CIVL1221

  • CIVL1230 Intermediate Surveying 4
    Description
    CIVL 1230 This course covers the basics of horizontal and vertical curve geometry as used in highway design before undertaking the study of more advanced surveying topics including: use of mass diagrams to track earthwork on highways, control surveying mathematics, universal coordinate systems, and boundary location. Laboratory exercises will vary between CAD drawings and outdoor exercises. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 01/11/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: CIVL1230

  • CIVL1231 Intermediate Surveying and GPS 5
    Description
    CIVL 1231 This course covers the basics of horizontal and vertical curve geometry as used in highway design before undertaking the study of more advanced surveying topics including: use of mass diagrams to track earthwork on highways, control surveying mathematics, universal coordinate systems, and boundary location . Laboratory exercises will vary between CAD drawings and outdoor exercises.

    Credits: 5

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: CIVL1231

  • CIVL1240 GPS and Construction Staking 3
    Description
    CIVL 1240 A course on fundamental construction layout principles required for typical construction projects. Topics include: basic control networks, coordinate systems and coordinate geometry, alignment and grade for structures, roadway, and utilities, data collector use, and RTK GPS data acquisition, positioning, and mapping. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 01/11/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: CIVL1240

  • CIVL1241 Construction Staking 2
    Description
    CIVL 1241 A course on fundamental construction layout principles required for typical construction projects. Topics include: basic control networks, coordinate systems and coordinate geometry, alignment and grade for structures, roadway, and utilities, data collector use, and RTK GPS data acquisition, positioning, and mapping.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: CIVL1241

  • CIVL1250 Soil Mechanics Survey 3
    Description
    CIVL 1250 Determination of soil composition and structure is the first phase of project delivery for every type of civil engineering related activity. This course covers the classification of soils through: soil exploration, basic geology, hydraulics of groundwater, weight-volume relationships, sampling procedures, stresses, strains, bearing capacity, settlement and expansion, compaction, stabilization, and an introduction to foundations and retaining walls. Soil mechanics are determined by both field and laboratory test methods. In this course, you will gain hands on experience by applying the methods that are commonly performed to determine soil mechanics.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: CIVL1250

  • CIVL2120 Construction Inspection 3
    Description
    CIVL 2120 Develop an understanding of the various roles that the construction inspector plays, and methods used by the construction inspector to document and enforce compliance with the specifications of a construction contact.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 03/05/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: CIVL2120

  • CIVL2131 Land Survey 2
    Description
    CIVL 2131 An advanced course on fundamental land survey principles required for typical boundary establishment. Topics include: Legal Description reading/writing, adverse possession, Junior/Senior rights, Riparian rights, Land Survey case law, and covers MN Rules on Land Surveys. Prerequisites: CIVL1231, CIVL2141

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: CIVL2131

  • CIVL2141 Hydrology and Storm Water Management 3
    Description
    CIVL 2141 This course is an introduction to storm water management as it relates to the design of storm water conveyance systems, and ponds using various engineering tools. Prerequisites: 29 credits of CET

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 03/05/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: CIVL2141

  • CIVL2150 Eco-Sensitive Design 3
    Description
    CIVL 2150 This course is an introduction to the design of sites, and buildings with methods, materials, and philosophies that produce sustainability and protect the worlds ecosystems. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 03/05/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: CIVL2150

  • CIVL2160 Materials Testing 3
    Description
    CIVL 2160 This course familiarizes students with lab and testing procedures for testing construction materials. Topics include sieve analysis, relative density, compaction tests, Atterberg limits, and soil classification, concrete strength testing, and bituminous sampling.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: CIVL2160

  • CIVL2210 Project Design: Utilities Design, Road Design, and Grading 5
    Description
    CIVL 2210 This course is a comprehensive introduction to the design of civil projects from points to plans and specifications. Each student will complete a project including surface creation; parcels; site utilities; roads; grading; engineers estimates; specifications; full set of grading, and street and utility plans; construction contract documents. Prerequisites: CIVL1160 Civil Engineering Project Management, CIVL2120 Construction Inspection, CIVL 1220 Civil Engineering Technology Drafting, CIVL2141 Hydrology and Stormwater Management, CIVL2240 Estimating, CIVL2130 Soils Mechanics Survey, CIVL2220 Properties of Construction Materials. CIVL2231 Specifications and Contract Administration

    Credits: 5

    Effective Dates: 03/05/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: CIVL2210

  • CIVL2220 Properties of Construction Materials 3
    Description
    CIVL 2220 This course is an introduction to the Properties of Construction Materials normally used in Civil Engineering applications. Prerequisites: CIVL1211

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 03/05/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: CIVL2220

  • CIVL2231 Specifications and Contract Administration 2
    Description
    CIVL 2231 Students will learn about the legal aspects of contracts and bidding; types of construction documents, including Bid Forms, Specifications, Bonds, and Contract Documents; interpretation of technical building specifications and their application.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 03/05/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: CIVL2231

  • CIVL2240 Estimating 3
    Description
    CIVL 2240 This course is a comprehensive introduction to the estimating practices used in the construction industry. Prerequisites: CIVL2220

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 03/05/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: CIVL2240

  • CIVL2970 Internship 3
    Description
    CIVL 2970 This course is required for graduation and consists of a minimum of 96 hours of experience in the Civil Engineering Technology industry as an intern. Intern tasks can vary: surverying, construction inspection, CAD work, and office work of a Civil Engineering Technician. Prerequisites: First year CET classes.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 03/05/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: CIVL2970

  • COML0900 Basic Computer Skills 1
    Description
    COML 0900 This course is intended for students with little or no experience using a computer and is structured to prepare students to continue on to COML1400 Introduction to Computers. Students will learn the basic parts of the computer, basic computer terminology, how to use WindowsXP, how to use programs and how to manage files. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 01/12/2004 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: COML0900

  • COMM1221 American Sign Language - Level I 3
    Description
    COMM 1221 This course is an introduction to American Sign Language (ASL), visual/gestural Language used by deaf people in the United States and parts of Canada. Communicative functions, vocabulary, grammar and cultural aspects of the deaf community are included. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 06/12/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: COMM1221

  • COMM1223 American Sign Language - Level II 3
    Description
    COMM 1223 This course is designed for students who have some knowledge of ASL or have completed level 1 (American Sign Language)in the past. It features an introduction to the next level of ASL including classifiers, idioms, numbers, fingerspelling, fingerspelled loan signs, and commands. The course will be include gestural communication techniques, visual discrimination and sentences. Receptive and expressive sign vocabulary building will be featured through class activities leading to basic and intermediate conversational skills in ASL. Information about the deaf community and its culture will be featured. Prerequisites: COMM1221.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/08/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: COMM1223

  • COMM1224 American Sign Language - Level III 3
    Description
    COMM 1224 American Sign Language - Level III

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 06/12/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: COMM1224

  • COMM1225 American Sign Language - Level IV 3
    Description
    COMM 1225 American Sign Language - Level IV

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/08/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: COMM1225

  • COSO1000 Computer and Society Basics 1
    Description
    COSO 1000 This course covers basic information on operating system software, word processing software and presentation software. Students will be introduced to the Internet, including ethics and security, information literacy and navigating an online platform. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 08/24/2009 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: COSO1000

  • COSO1050 Computer and Society Essentials 2
    Description
    COSO 1050 This course covers the basic information on computer hardware, operating system software, word processing software and presentation software, as well as an introduction to spreadsheet and database software. Students will also learn about the Internet, including ethics and security, information literacy and navigation in an online platform.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 06/01/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: COSO1050

  • DENT1100 Dental Science 4
    Description
    DENT 1100 This course provides an overview of basic normal body structure and function including an understanding of the common disease process. Special attention will be given to a comprehensive overview of the oral anatomical structures, functions, and development of the oral cavity, as well as the identification of structures of the head and neck and their functions. Prerequisites: Admission to Dental Assisting Program

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 02/12/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: DENT1100

  • DENT1110 Pre-Clinical Dental Assisting 3
    Description
    DENT 1110 This course will introduce the student to the health and safety considerations for basic infection control and dental emergencies. Topics will include occupational exposure risks, personal protection, exposure control, hazard communication standards, and medical waste disposal, as defined by government guidelines and regulations including OSHA standards. Special attention will be given on how to reduce the risk of transmission of disease commonly found in the dental office between dental assistants and patients, including various sterilization and disinfection techniques. This course will also discuss the prevention and treatment of medical emergencies commonly found in the dental office. The student will have a basic understanding of the classification, administration, use, and effects of drugs commonly used in a dental office. Prerequisites: Admission to Dental Assisting Program

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 02/12/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: DENT1110

  • DENT1120 Dental Health 2
    Description
    DENT 1120 This course is designed to provide the student with the knowledge necessary to instruct a patient in proper oral hygiene and explain the benefits of fluoride. It also will provide the students with basic nutritional concepts and their practical applications. Prerequisites: Admission to Dental Assisting Program

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 02/12/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: DENT1120

  • DENT1135 Chairside Assisting I 4
    Description
    DENT 1135 This course introduces the student to the fundamentals of working in a dental office setting as a chairside assistant. It introduces concepts of dental charting, techniques of basic equipment, supplies, four-handed dentistry, oral evacuation and instrument identification and their proper use. This course also provides an introduction to the psychology of patient management skills necessary for effective interaction with patients.

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 10/14/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: DENT1135

  • DENT1145 Dental Materials 4
    Description
    DENT 1145 This course provides the student with the knowledge and practical application of dental materials commonly found in the dental office. Emphasis will be on chemical and physical properties, uses, types and applications. Students will be able to identify uses for specific dental products and be aware of specific care and storage properties of various materials.

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 10/14/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: DENT1145

  • DENT1250 Radiology 5
    Description
    DENT 1250 This course requires instructor approval if not taken in the semester sequence. This course assists the student with an understanding of how radiation is produced, principles of protection for the patient and the operator, and techniques for processing radiographs as well as identifying processing errors. This course covers the techniques used in exposing intraoral radiographs as well as technical errors and corrections. Students will learn to mount and evaluate films for their diagnostic value. The student will be exposed to the extraoral accessory films utilized in the dental office and the procedural techniques for exposing them. Prerequisites: Admission to Dental Assisting Program or instructor permission

    Credits: 5

    Effective Dates: 02/26/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: DENT1250

  • DENT1260 Expanded Functions 5
    Description
    DENT 1260 This course prepares the assistant to perform all functions legally performed by a registered dental assistant (RDA) according to the Minnesota Dental Practice Act. This course covers the following expanded functions: alginate impressions for opposing models and study casts with bite registration, mechanical polishing of the clinical crowns, application of topical fluoride, rubber dam applications and removal, application of topical medications, orthodontic skills of preselecting orthodontic bands, removing and replacing ligature ties, and placement and removal of elastic separators. Also included are suture removal, placement and removal of periodontal dressings, adaptation of temporary crowns, cement removal, pit and fissure sealants, enamel etching, removal of bonding material, and nitrous oxide monitoring. Prerequisites: Admission to Dental Assisting Program or instructor approval

    Credits: 5

    Effective Dates: 02/26/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: DENT1260

  • DENT1275 Chairside Assisting II 4
    Description
    DENT 1275 This course furthers knowledge of chairside assisting duties by presenting tray set-ups and the restorative process to help further the development of basic skills of four handed dentistry. This course also introduces basic concepts of the different specialities in dentistry, including orthodontics, oral surgery, endodontics, pediatrics, prosthodontics, and oral pathology. The student will be taught to identify the instruments, materials, and procedures needed to gain skills in assisting the dentist with each speciality.

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 10/14/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: DENT1275

  • DENT1280 Dental Practice Management 2
    Description
    DENT 1280 This course is an overview of duties performed by a dental assistant with emphasis on patient registration, medical history forms, telephone skills, appointments, recordkeeping, and correspondence. It also will provide the student with knowledge of professional ethics and dental laws with emphasis on the Minnesota Dental Practice Act. Students will write the Minnesota Dental Jurisprudence Exam. Prerequisites: Admission to Dental Assisting Program or instructor permission

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 02/26/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: DENT1280

  • DENT2970 EXTERNSHIP: Dental Assistant 7
    Description
    DENT 2970 This course provides the student with actual experience assisting in an off-campus clinical setting in private dental offices, group practices, or specialty dental offices. Prerequisites: Prior completion of all Dental Assisting courses or instructor approval

    Credits: 7

    Effective Dates: 02/26/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: DENT2970

  • ECON1000 Survey of American Economy 2
    Description
    ECON 1000 This course is an introduction to the literature and vocabulary that is used in the field of economics. Also covered in the course will be an overview of the organization of the economy of the United States and how it relates to the rest of the world.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 04/05/1999 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 5

    Course Outline: ECON1000

  • ECON1100 Microeconomics 3
    Description
    ECON 1100 This course is an introduction to: price mechanisms, supply and demand, resource allocation, analysis of market structures, distribution of income, and business decisions with regard to cost analysis. Meets MnTC Goal 5

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 06/03/2002 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 5

    Course Outline: ECON1100

  • ECON1200 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
    Description
    ECON 1200 This course analyzes the interactions between all segments of the economic system. The course will focus on savings and investment, aggregate supply and aggregate demand, the monetary system, unemployment and inflation, and fiscal policy. Additional topics may include the balance of payments and currency exchange rates determination. Meets MnTC Goal 5

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 01/12/2009 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 5

    Course Outline: ECON1200

  • ECYD1100 Introduction to Early Childhood Careers 3
    Description
    ECYD 1100 This course provides an overview of the early childhood field, including theories, philosophies, missions, and regulations. It examines the roles and responsibilities of professionals in a variety of career settings, including child life.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 11/22/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ECYD1100

  • ECYD1205 CDA Professional Resources 1
    Description
    ECYD 1205 This introductory course defines the processes and procedures used in obtaining the National Child Development Associate (CDA) credential. Students will develop the Professional Resource File required by the Council for Professional Recognition. Note: This course requires a clear Minnesota Criminal Background Study.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 12/23/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ECYD1205

  • ECYD1206 Parent and Professional Relations 2
    Description
    ECYD 1206 This course explores a variety of topics regarding duties, regulations, issues and skills necessary to becoming an early childhood professional and in establishing a positive relationship with parents and coworkers. Note: This course requires a clear Minnesota Criminal Background Study.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 12/23/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ECYD1206

  • ECYD1210 Child Growth and Development 3
    Description
    ECYD 1210 This course examines the major developmental milestones for children, both typical and atypical, from conception through adolescence in the areas of physical, psychosocial, and cognitive development. Also emphasizes interactions between maturational processes and environmental factors. While studying developmental theory and investigative research methods, students will observe children and analyze characteristic of development at various stages. Note: This course requires a clear Minnesota Criminal Background Study.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 12/23/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ECYD1210

  • ECYD1220 Health, Safety, and Nutrition 3
    Description
    ECYD 1220 An introduction to the regulations, standards, policies, and procedures, prevention techniques, and early childhood curriculum related to health, safety, and nutrition. The key components that ensure physical health, mental health, and safety for both children and staff will be identified, as well as the importance of collaboration with families and health professionals. A focus will be on integrating the concepts into everyday planning and program development. Note: This course requires a clear Minnesota Criminal Background Study.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 11/10/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ECYD1220

  • ECYD1230 Guiding Children's Behaviors 3
    Description
    ECYD 1230 This course examines positive strategies to guide children's behavior in the early childhood setting. It also examines ways to establish supportive relationships with children and guide them in order to enhance learning. Note: This course requires a clear Minnesota Criminal Background Study.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 11/10/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ECYD1230

  • ECYD1240 Learning Environment and Curriculum 3
    Description
    ECYD 1240 Presents an overview of knowledge and skills related to providing appropriate curriculum and environments for young children. Examines the role of the teacher in providing learning experiences to meet each child's needs, capabilities, and interests, and ways to implement the principles of developmentally appropriate practices. Will provide and overview of content areas including (but not limited to): Language and literacy, social and emotional learning, sensory learning, art and creativity, math and science. Note: This course requires a clear Minnesota Criminal Background Study.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 12/07/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ECYD1240

  • ECYD1310 Infant and Toddler Caregiving 2
    Description
    ECYD 1310 This course examines developmental theory and caregiving skills unique to infants and toddlers. Also included are strategies that support diversity and anti-bias perspectives, environment and research-based curriculum models that are developmentally appropriate for infants and toddlers. Note: This course requires a clear Minnesota Criminal Background Study.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 08/26/2013 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ECYD1310

  • ECYD1325 Observation and Assessment 3
    Description
    ECYD 1325 This course focuses on the appropriate use of assessment and observation strategies to document development, growth, play and learning to join with families and professionals in promoting children's success. Recording strategies, rating systems, multiple assessment tools and portfolios are explored. There will be a focus on increasing objectivity in observing and interpreting children's behavior, observing developmental characteristics and increasing the awareness of normal patterns of behavior. Prerequisite: ECYD 1210 or Instructor Permission Note: This course requires a clear Minnesota Criminal Background Study.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 12/07/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ECYD1325

  • ECYD1340 Curriculum Planning 3
    Description
    ECYD 1340 Provides an advanced level of curriculum planning. Emphasis is on organizing, implementing, and evaluating developmentally appropriate curricula. Prerequisite: ECYD1240 Note: This course requires a clear Minnesota Criminal Background Study.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 12/07/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ECYD1340

  • ECYD1410 Infant and Toddler Field Experience 1
    Description
    ECYD 1410 This course provides students with the opportunity to apply knowledge and skills in both infant and toddler settings. Students will implement a variety of learning experiences and interactions that are developmentally and culturally sensitive to infants and toddlers. Prerequisites: ECYD 1210 or ECYD 1310 and instructor permission. Note: This course requires a clear Minnesota Criminal Background Study.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 08/26/2013 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ECYD1410

  • ECYD1510 Practicum I 3
    Description
    ECYD 1510 In this course students will demonstrate early childhood teaching competencies under guided supervision to make connections between theory and practice and developing professional behaviors. Students apply comprehensive understanding of children and families; developmentally appropriate, child-centered, play-orientated approaches to teaching and learning and knowledge of curriculum content areas. They design, implement and evaluate experiences that promote positive development and learning for all young children. PREREQUISITES: ECYD1100, ECYD1210, ECYD1220, ECYD1230, and ECYD1240 Note: This course requires a clear Minnesota Criminal Background Study.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 11/22/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ECYD1510

  • ECYD2320 Children with Differing Abilities 3
    Description
    ECYD 2320 Examines the child with differing abilities in an early childhood setting. Students will integrate strategies that support diversity and anti-bias perspectives, provide inclusive programs for young children, apply legal and ethical requirements including, but not limited to ADA and IDEA, differentiate between typical and exceptional development, analyze the differing abilities of children with physical, cognitive, health/medical, communication, and/or behavioral/emotional disorders, work collaboratively with community and professional resources, utilize an individual education plan, adapt curriculum to meet the needs of children with developmental differences, cultivate partnerships with families who have children with developmental differences. Note: This course requires a clear Minnesota Criminal Background Study.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 12/07/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ECYD2320

  • ECYD2500 Shadow Study 1
    Description
    ECYD 2500 This course provides students an opportunity to shadow a master teacher in a child development setting. Course goals are based on individual need. Emphasis may include observation of various child development settings, adult-child interaction or the role of a caregiver. Note: This course requires a clear Minnesota Criminal Background Study.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 12/23/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ECYD2500

  • ECYD2501 Experiential Learning 1
    Description
    ECYD 2501 This course provides students with an opportunity to experience both clinical and non-clinical sites, as well as expertise in the field. Emphasis will include volunteer experience in a selected setting. Course goals are based on individual need. Prerequisite: Instructor Permission. Note: This course requires a clear Minnesota Criminal Background Study.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 12/07/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ECYD2501

  • ECYD2510 Practicum II 3
    Description
    ECYD 2510 The course provides an opportunity to apply knowledge and skill in an early childhood setting. Students implement a variety of learning experiences that are developmentally appropriate for and culturally sensitive to a specific age and group of children. PREREQUISITES: ECYD1510, ECYD1325, ECYD1340, and ECYD2320. ECYD2600 must also be taken prior to or concurrently with 2510. Note: This course requires a clear Minnesota Criminal Background Study.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 11/22/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ECYD2510

  • ECYD2560 Language Development and Literature Literacy Experiences 3
    Description
    ECYD 2560 The course provides an overview of language learning experiences in early childhood settings and a detailed study of language, literature and literacy experiences. Students will integrate knowledge of children's language and literacy development, learning environments and teaching strategies to select, plan and present and evaluate literature experiences to children of different abilities and diverse backgrounds. Note: This course requires a clear Minnesota Criminal Background Study.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 12/07/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ECYD2560

  • ECYD2570 Working with Diverse Families and Children 3
    Description
    ECYD 2570 Examines how to work with many types of families. Investigates the importance of the family/school partnership, study methods of effectively communicating with families, and identify community organizations and networks that support families. Various classroom strategies will be explored emphasizing culturally and linguistically appropriate anti-bias approaches supporting all children in becoming competent members of a diverse society. Note: This course requires a clear Minnesota Criminal Background Study.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 12/07/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ECYD2570

  • ECYD2580 Creative Development Experiences 3
    Description
    ECYD 2580 This course provides an overview of creative/aesthetic learning experiences in either home-or center-based settings. Students integrate knowledge of child development, learning environments and teaching methods to promote children's artistic, musical, movement and dramatic abilities. Note: This course requires a clear Minnesota Criminal Background Study.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 12/23/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ECYD2580

  • ECYD2600 Organizational Leadership and Management 3
    Description
    ECYD 2600 In this course the students will discuss the personal and professional reasons for becoming a teacher, ways to advocate in this profession and will develop a plan for continuous education and professional development. Students will be able to improve their skills in working with other by learning strategies for team building, coping with stress, and problem-solving. Students will also study professional ethics and procedures for evaluating self and staff. Opportunities for professional membership and conferences will also be provided. Prerequisites: Diploma Courses Note: This course requires a clear Minnesota Criminal Background Study.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 12/07/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ECYD2600

  • ECYD2700 Project Exceptional I 1
    Description
    ECYD 2700 This course is Part 1 of Project Exceptional Minnesota's original curriculum. The course will examine the inclusion of children with special needs into quality child care environments. Students will gain knowledge of historical and family perspectives to help provide respectful and sensitive care to children with special needs. Note: This course requires a clear Minnesota Criminal Background Study.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 12/23/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ECYD2700

  • ECYD2701 Project Exceptional II 2
    Description
    ECYD 2701 This course is Part II of Project Exceptional Minnesota's original curriculum. The course will explore components of successful parent-provider relationships. It will look at fostering nurturing care for children at risk for behavior challenges or developmental delays. This course will also examine how to identify and refer a child with developmental concerns. Note: This course requires a clear Minnesota Criminal Background Study.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 12/23/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ECYD2701

  • ECYD2702 Project Exceptional III 2
    Description
    ECYD 2702 This course will examine the educator's role, environment, observation, children's temperament and strategies. The course will focus on children who have or are at risk for challenging behavior. Note: This course requires a clear Minnesota Criminal Background Study.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 12/23/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ECYD2702

  • ECYD2704 Transforming the Difficult Child: The Nurtured Heart Approach 1
    Description
    ECYD 2704 This course examines The Nurtured Heart Approach, based on the work of Howard Glasser. This unique Approach is designed to help anyone working with children who have challenging behaviors. It combines four basic strategies for helping caregivers transform the way we see children who have high energy and high intensity from a challenge to a gift. Note: This course requires a clear Minnesota Criminal Background Study.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 12/23/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ECYD2704

  • ECYD2705 Understanding Autism and the Early Childhood Role 1
    Description
    ECYD 2705 This course will explore the key characteristics of Autism Spectrum Disorder and give early childhood practitioners tools to more effectively include a child with Autism in their child care setting. In addition it will discuss key information about developmental red flags as they relate to Autism and key referral information for educators to share with parents. Included in this interactive workshop are myths and facts about Autism as well as practical strategies and tips for inclusion. Prerequisites: None Note: This course requires a clear Minnesota Criminal Background Study.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 08/27/2012 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ECYD2705

  • ECYD2713 Culture, Family and Providers 1
    Description
    ECYD 2713 This module will examine ways to be culturally sensitive and build partnerships with parents. Students will integrate knowledge of culturally sensitive/responsive caregiving techniques and curriculum approaches in order to enhance the learning environment of infants and toddlers from diverse backgrounds.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 12/07/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ECYD2713

  • ECYD2715 Sign Language in Early Childhood 1
    Description
    ECYD 2715 This course is designed to equip students with the tools they need to introduce signing in childcare environments with preverbal children. Students will examine research, review benefits of signing with hearing infants, practice modeling signs, identify strategies for parental involvement with sign, and discover how to create learning opportunities in daily activities.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 12/06/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ECYD2715

  • ECYD2900 Introduction to the Child Life Profession: History and Practice 3
    Description
    ECYD 2900 This course offers a basic knowledge of the child life profession. Elements covered include history and current scope of practice, impact of illness and stress, coping theory and strategies, and patient and family-centered care. Students will also examine the modalities of play and the role of preparation in healthcare settings. *This course is taught by a Certified Child Life Specialist Prerequisite: ECYD1210 and instructor permission. Note: This course requires a clear Minnesota Criminal Background Study.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 01/14/2013 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ECYD2900

  • ECYD2950 Field Experience 3
    Description
    ECYD 2950 Field Experience Prerequisites: Instructor permission is required for this course. Note: This course requires a clear Minnesota Criminal Background Study.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 04/12/2011 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ECYD2950

  • EKGT2000 EKG Telemetry Technician 6
    Description
    EKGT 2000 This comprehensive 6 credit course will prepare students to be an EKG Technician and take the Certified EKG Technician (CET) exam. An EKG Technician attaches electrodes to the patient's body which then send a signal to a machine displaying the activity in a recognized pattern. The technician will recognize abnormalities in EKG tracings and report them to a physician or other authorized healthcare providers for interpretation. Students will study: cardiac anatomy and physiology, EKG equipment (attaching to patients, proper safety and operation, recognize artifacts and resolve problems), how to recognize tracings that deviate from normal and prioritize reporting of such deviations, heart rhythms and waveforms, obtain basic vitals, HIPAA compliance, use of Holter monitors, introduction to stress tests and 12-lead EKGs, and more.

    Credits: 6

    Effective Dates: 08/26/2013 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: EKGT2000

  • ELEC1110 D.C. Electricity Theory and Lab 3
    Description
    ELEC 1110 This course covers investigation of direct current and its behavior in series, parallel, and series/parallel circuits; measuring devices and components; and electromagnetism. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 01/13/2003 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ELEC1110

  • ELEC1120 A.C. Electricity Theory and Lab 3
    Description
    ELEC 1120 This course covers investigation of alternating current and its behavior in resistive and reactive series, parallel, and series/parallel circuits; use of test instrumentation; electromagnetic induction; and resonation. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 01/13/2003 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ELEC1120

  • ELEC1130 National Electrical Code I 3
    Description
    ELEC 1130 This course covers the requirements of the National Electrical Code.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 01/13/2003 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ELEC1130

  • ELEC1137 Construction Site Safety 1
    Description
    ELEC 1137 Safety in the workplace is everyone's responsibility. This course covers basic employee safety training for hazards commonly encountered on a construction site or an industrial workplace. Employees can greatly reduce the chance of injury to themselves or co-workers by carefully following the safety rules and safe work practices.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 12/10/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ELEC1137

  • ELEC1138 Computer Applications for Electricians 2
    Description
    ELEC 1138 This course covers the basics of using Personal Computers (PC's) and the Microsoft Office Professional suite of programs, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint to create documents, spreadsheets and persentations. Students will also be introduced to the Internet, electrical industry applications and e-mail.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 12/10/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ELEC1138

  • ELEC1140 Blueprint Reading for Technicians 3
    Description
    ELEC 1140 This course investigates blueprint reading for electricians. This course consist of basic sketching and drawing techniques, applications of plans, scales and scaling applications, symbology, and print reading. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/21/2006 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ELEC1140

  • ELEC1210 Analog and Digital Electronics Theory 2
    Description
    ELEC 1210 This course covers the theory of semiconductors, power supplies, amplifiers, digital circuits, microprocessor applications, sensors, and signal coupling materials/devices. Prerequisites: ELEC1110, ELEC1120, MATS1205.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 08/21/2003 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ELEC1210

  • ELEC1220 Analog and Digital Electronics Lab 4
    Description
    ELEC 1220 This course covers connecting, testing, and analyzing semiconductors, power supplies, amplifiers, digital circuits, microprocessor applications, sensors, and signal coupling materials/devices. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 08/21/2003 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ELEC1220

  • ELEC1230 Construction Skills and Introduction to Wiring Theory 3
    Description
    ELEC 1230 This course covers material and design of residential wiring, wiring methods, selection of proper fastening devices, sizing of wire and boxes, branch circuit requirements, and use of blueprints. Prerequisites: ELEC1110, ELEC1120, MATS1205.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/21/2003 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ELEC1230

  • ELEC1240 Construction Skills and Introduction to Wiring Lab 6
    Description
    ELEC 1240 This course covers lab experiences in material and design of residential wiring, wiring methods, selection of proper fastening devices, sizing of wire and boxes, branch circuit requirements, and use of blueprints. Prerequisites: ELEC1110, ELEC1120, ELEC1130.

    Credits: 6

    Effective Dates: 08/21/2003 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ELEC1240

  • ELEC1700 Maintenance Technician Mathematics 3
    Description
    ELEC 1700 This course will help develop the math skills for people in metal and electrical fields of study. The course material is comprehensive in scope while making hands-on and relevant math tasks that simulate the work world. Many of the course lessons use hand tools and other industrial equipment to blend the practical use of math in the shop environment. Prerequisites: It is expected that the student has a working knowledge of hand tools and be able to use the measuring tools with some adeptness.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/16/2005 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ELEC1700

  • ELEC1720 Mechanical Drives 2
    Description
    ELEC 1720 Physical principles such as force, torque, power, speed and energy will be integrated into a course covering the application and performance on mechanical components. Prerequisites: Basic math skills as demonstrated by a passing score in Shop Math or an equivalent level course.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 05/16/2005 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ELEC1720

  • ELEC1730 System Troubleshooting 2
    Description
    ELEC 1730 Maintenance workers or machine builders will learn an integrated approach to troubleshooting systems. Special attention will be given to developing systemation diagnosis of problems and the identification of root causes. Prerequisites: Individuals should have extensive demonstrated experience in electrical or mechanical systems and/or course work including Shop Math, Print Reading, AC and DC Electronics, Mechanical Drives, Hydraulics/Pneumatics.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 05/16/2005 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ELEC1730

  • ELEC1740 Industrial Hydraulics & Pneumatics 2
    Description
    ELEC 1740 Maintenance workers or machine builders will learn the fundamental principles of pneumatics and hydraulics. A parallel approach will be used to compare and contrast the behaviors compressible and incompressible working fluids. Prerequisites: Basic math skills as demonstrated by a passing score in Shop Math or an equivalent level course.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 05/16/2005 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ELEC1740

  • ELEC1750 Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning 3
    Description
    ELEC 1750 Student will be introduced to the thermo-physical properties of gasses, vapors and liquids. Special emphasis will be placed on air and water vapor mixtures. Refrigerants and vapor compression cycles will be analyzed. Fan performance and air flow measurements will be examined. Prerequisites: Course work equivalent to Shop Math, Print Reading, DC Electronics, AS Electronics and Mechanical Drives.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/16/2005 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ELEC1750

  • ELEC1760 Maintenance Welding 3
    Description
    ELEC 1760 Welding principles and safety will be taught with emphasis on field modification and repair methods. Curriculum will include gas welding, brazing and cutting. Arc welding methods will include shielded metal arc, flux core arc and gas metal arc welding. Prerequisites: Course work equivalent to Shop Math, Print Reading, DC Electronics and AC Electronics.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/16/2005 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ELEC1760

  • ELEC1770 Maintenance Rigging 2
    Description
    ELEC 1770 Principles and safe practices of rigging will be taught, practiced, discussed and demonstrated. Prerequisites: Individuals should have an understanding of basic math and physics (elementary mechanics). Course work equivalent to Shop Math and Mechanical Drives.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 05/16/2005 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ELEC1770

  • ELEC1780 Programmable Logic Controls Intermediate 3
    Description
    ELEC 1780 Principles of effective and good manufacturing design of PLC control program integrated with a effective menu design that executes on a HMI device. The examples and practices used in the design process are applied to industrial machine control applications will be taught, discussed, demonstrated and practiced. Prerequisites: Individuals should have the ability to perform the following tasks; generate a new PLC program in RS Logix 500 then, download it to a PLC then using "Forces" determine I/O addresses then, upload the file and save it to project memory then save the file to a memory stick. Be able to navigate Windows XP operating system moving files, determine file attributes and be able to print out the file. Should be able to use DMM to determine PLC output connections then. Interface field devices for use in programming application.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/15/2006 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ELEC1780

  • ELEC1800 Industrial Controls with Electronic Fundamentals 4
    Description
    ELEC 1800 Principles and safe practices of the use of electronic controls used in manufacturing systems will be taught, discussed, demonstrated and practiced. Prerequistes: Individuals should have an understanding of shop math, simple principles of physics, a practical understanding of motion, working knowledge of common hand tools and simple practical troubleshooting skills.

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 05/15/2006 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ELEC1800

  • ELEC1820 Introduction to Vinyl Profile Extrusion 2
    Description
    ELEC 1820 Students will learn the scientific basis for extrusion practices. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 05/15/2006 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ELEC1820

  • ELEC1830 Control of Extrusions Processes 2
    Description
    ELEC 1830 Students will earn and apply control theory to extrusioin. Prerequisites: ELEC1820.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 08/21/2006 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ELEC1830

  • ELEC1840 Troubleshooting Profile Extrusioin 2
    Description
    ELEC 1840 Students will learn strategies and tactics for troubleshooting vinyl profile extrusion. Prerequisites: ELEC1830.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 01/01/2006 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ELEC1840

  • ELEC2110 Electrical Apparatus Theory 3
    Description
    ELEC 2110 This course will consist of technical instruction and assessment of knowledge related to the installation and operation of electrical apparatus. Students will receive instruction on basic and complex control circuits, single-phase and three-phase motors and transformers, across-the-line motor controllers, reduced voltage starters, variable frequency drives, and power distribution and transfer apparatus. In addition, students will study the National Electrical Code requirements governing the installation of electrical equipment and apparatus. The majority of the technical information will be used to support a parallel lab course.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 01/13/2003 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ELEC2110

  • ELEC2120 Electrical Appartus Lab 6
    Description
    ELEC 2120 This course will consist of clearly directed lab exercises with the expectation of exact results, performance evaluations and related assignments. Students will have an opportunity to connect, troubleshoot, and operate both basic and complex control circuits, connect and operate single-phase and three-phase motors, across-the-line motor controllers, reduced-voltage starters, and variable frequency drives. In addition, students will connect and operate single-phase and three-phase transformers, autotransformers, and other electrical equipment and apparatus. The supporting technical information will be provided through a parallel theory course.

    Credits: 6

    Effective Dates: 01/13/2003 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ELEC2120

  • ELEC2131 Programmable Logic Controllers Theory 2
    Description
    ELEC 2131 Course work includes the technical information supporting a parallel lab course. Students will learn Allen-Bradley RSLogix 500 and RSLogix 5000 programming software to write, edit, download, and operate control programs for Allen-Bradley MicroLogix 1100, SLC-500, and CompactLogix PLC hardware. Students will learn Allen-Bradley Panelbulder32 programming software to create applications for the Panelview 300 and 600 operator interface terminals. In addition, will students study basic instrumentation and networking strategies associated with automation technologies.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 08/21/2006 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ELEC2131

  • ELEC2141 Programmable Logic Controllers Lab 4
    Description
    ELEC 2141 This course work will consist of clearly directed lab exercises with the expectation of exact results, performance evaluations and related assignments. Students will use Allen-Bradley RSLinx, RSLogix 500 and RSLogix 5000 programming software to write, edit, download, and operate control programs for Allen-Bradley MicroLogix 1000, MicroLogix 1100, SLC-500, and CompactLogix PLC hardware. Students will use Allen-Bradley Panelbulder32 programming software to create applications for the Panelview 300 and 600 operator interface terminals. In addition, students will study basic instrumentation and networking strategies associated with automation technologies. The supporting technical information will be provided through a parallel theory course.

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 08/21/2006 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ELEC2141

  • ELEC2210 National Electric Code II 3
    Description
    ELEC 2210 This course covers continued requirements of the National Electrical Code. Prerequisites: ELEC1130.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 01/13/2003 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ELEC2210

  • ELEC2220 Electrical/Electronic Controls and Systems Theory 2
    Description
    ELEC 2220 This course covers analysis and troubleshooting of logic controllers, AC and DC electronic drives, energy management systems, heating and cooling systems, fire alarm and security systems, and integrated voice/video/data and infrared systems. Prerequisites: ELEC2130, ELEC2140.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 03/09/2003 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ELEC2220

  • ELEC2230 Electrical/Electronics Controls and Systems Lab 4
    Description
    ELEC 2230 This course covers analysis and troubleshooting of programmable logic controllers, AC and DC electronic drives, energy management systems, heating and cooling systems, fire alarm and security systems, and integrated voice/video/data and infrared systems. Prerequisites: ELEC2130, ELEC2140.

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 01/13/2003 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ELEC2230

  • ELEC2241 Industrial and Maintenance Wiring Theory and Lab 3
    Description
    ELEC 2241 This course covers the use of materials and design of industrial wiring, industrial tools and equipment, service equipment, and maintenance technology. Prerequisites: ELEC1230 and ELEC1240.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/25/2008 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ELEC2241

  • ELEC2251 Commercial Wiring Theory and Lab 3
    Description
    ELEC 2251 This course covers the use of materials and design of commercial wiring, commercial tools and equipment, service equipment, and maintenance technology. Prerequisites: ELEC1230 and ELEC1240.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/25/2008 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ELEC2251

  • ELEC2260 Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditiioning Wiring Theory and Lab 3
    Description
    ELEC 2260 This course covers the use of materials and design of matrials and equipment for heating, ventilating, and air conditioining residential, commercial and industrial buildings. Prerequisite: ELEC1230 and ELEC1240.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/25/2008 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ELEC2260

  • ELEC2970 Electrical Construction Internship
    Description
    ELEC 2970 In this course students will work full shifts in manufacturing environment at Andersen Corporation Bayport plant. Work assignments will be either the door plant, double hung plant, or window plant as required to maintain manufacturing flow through. 1-6 variable credits. Prerequisites: AC Fundamentals, DC Fundamentals, Motion Control Basics and PLC Control courses.

    Credits:

    Effective Dates: 05/16/2005 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ELEC2970

  • ELLW0098 Introduction to Climbing 1
    Description
    ELLW 0098 This course covers the introduction to the equipment used for climbing. The use of this equipment will be applied to the act of learning to climb safely and correctly.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 01/14/1999 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ELLW0098

  • ELLW1110 Distribution I 4
    Description
    ELLW 1110 This course covers the task of learning to climb safely along with the use of digger/derrick units. It includes an introduction of the materials and their applications, along with an introduction to the application of rigging to the industry. The safety aspect of the industry is stressed in these applications. Prerequisites: ELLW1098

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 03/16/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ELLW1110

  • ELLW1120 Utility Equipment and Tools 2
    Description
    ELLW 1120 This course offers an introduction to the tools used in the line industry. Personal tools, climbing tools, and the introduction to the safe operation of carrier-mounted devices are included. The digger/derrick and the personnel-carrying aerial devices will be covered. Prerequisites: ELLW0098.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 03/21/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ELLW1120

  • ELLW1130 Basic Electricity 2
    Description
    ELLW 1130 This course covers the introduction to electrical circuits and magnetic circuits, both AC and DC. The student will use mathematics to calculate voltage, resistance, and current in each type of circuit. This course is an introduction to the use of formulas needed to do the calculations that the lineworker may encounter in this field. The introduction to the magnetic circuits will be the basis for transformer application. The safety aspects of calculating voltages and currents will be used to identify the exposure in such applications that could be a safety hazard. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 03/22/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ELLW1130

  • ELLW1140 Distribution IIA 4
    Description
    ELLW 1140 This course covers the construction aspects in the building of single-phase lines and the use of plan profiles, specification drawings, material lists, and their application to the field. It includes the equipment that will be used for this construction. Hot line work with sticks will also be introduced at this time. The hanging of guys, the stringing of conductors, anchor installations, industry framing practices, and safety in all line building, equipment operations, and material handling will be observed and practiced. Prerequisites: ELLW1110, ELLW1120, and concurrent enrollment in ELLW1141

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 03/19/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ELLW1140

  • ELLW1141 Distribution IIB 4
    Description
    ELLW 1141 This course covers more of the material that is in ELLW1140 Distribution IIA. Prerequisites: ELLW1110, ELLW1120, and concurrent enrollment in ELLW1140

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 03/17/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ELLW1141

  • ELLW1150 Construction Planning and Practices 2
    Description
    ELLW 1150 This course covers the use of different drawings, maps, and construction materials used in the lineworker's field. This includes the list of materials and specifications. Use of the transit will be introduced and applied to the lab field where lines will be staked for future building as a project. Placement of anchors and the installation of line equipment will also be used in the advanced part of the class. Prerequisites: ELLW1110

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 03/20/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ELLW1150

  • ELLW1160 Transformers I 4
    Description
    ELLW 1160 This course covers the theory and applications of transformer principles of magnetic and electrical circuits for primary and secondary connections. Understanding of polarities is examined and applied. Use of the different types and possibilities of connections will also be covered, with the needed information for choosing the loading, transformer types and sizes, and the fusing of the same. Prerequisites: ELLW1130 and concurrent enrollment in ELLW1161

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 03/21/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ELLW1160

  • ELLW1162 Transformers II 4
    Description
    ELLW 1162 This course covers the actual mounting and connecting of the transformers to the primary and secondary systems, including the use and installation of over-current and over-voltage protection. The use of closed and open banks will be applied, as well as the paralleling of same. Safety of both the primary and secondary applications will be covered and used in all applications. Prerequisites: Concurrent enrollment in ELLW1160

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 03/21/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ELLW1162

  • ELLW1170 Line Construction and Maintenance A 4
    Description
    ELLW 1170 This course covers the conversion of single-phase to multi-phase applications. The use of three-phase hot stick line applications will be applied to the changing of poles, deadends, crossarms, and running angles. The maintenance of three-phase systems will be applied. The use of insulated fiberglass boards and ladders, nylon hot line hoists, and block and tackle will be applied. Safety applications will be emphasized at all times throughout this course. Prerequisites: Concurrent enrollment in ELLW1172

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 03/22/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ELLW1170

  • ELLW1172 Line Construction and Maintenance B 4
    Description
    ELLW 1172 This course covers the continuation of line construction and maintenance. The application of ties, standard and preformed with sticks and live line applications, is covered. The use of protective coverup materials for lineman and support structures is covered. The transferring and handling of energized conductors using temporary supports, etc. are also covered. Prerequisites: Concurrent enrollment in ELLW1170

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 03/22/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ELLW1172

  • ELLW1180 Underground Cable and Fault Locating 2
    Description
    ELLW 1180 This course covers the practices and techniques used in cable and fault locating. The student will understand and demonstrate all safety practices in the application and operation involved with the equipment used in this course. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 03/22/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ELLW1180

  • ELLW1185 Electrical Industry Search Skills 1
    Description
    ELLW 1185 This course covers a comprehensive view of the aspects incurred in job search activity. It will cover locating job openings, hidden markets, assessing employment strengths, writing resumes, writing cover letters, completing applications, preparing for interview questions, and using the computer highway for job searching. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 03/21/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ELLW1185

  • EMRG1007 Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) 6
    Description
    EMRG 1007 This course provides basic training in emergency medical care. It is designed to teach and develop skills necessary to emergency care of the critically ill or injured. Emphasized in the course: The role of the EMT consists of safety concerns, patient assessment, airway management, trauma and medical emergencies, This course constist of lecture, skills and clinical experience in a hospital setting. This course meets the approval of the Minnesota Emergency Medical Services Regulatroy Board (EMSRB). Upon successful completion, students will be eligible to take the National Registry of EMT's written and practical examinations for National Certification. Prerequisites: HEAL1010 CPR for the Professional Rescuer (AHA Healthcare Provider) prior to EMT course completion.

    Credits: 6

    Effective Dates: 08/25/2008 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: EMRG1007

  • EMRG1008 EMT Refresher 1.8
    Description
    EMRG 1008 This course provides basic renewal training for the emergency medical technician. It is designed to teach and develop skills necessary for re-certification as an EMT as mandated by the MNEMSRB. Emphasized in the course: The role of the EMT consists of safety concerns, patient assessment, airway management, trauma and medical emergenices. This course consists of lecture and skills. This course meets the approval of the Minnesota Emergency Medical Services Regulatory Board (EMSRB). Upon successful completion, students will be eligible to take the National Registry of EMT's written and practical examinations for National Certification. Prerequisites: You must provide proof of a current Healthcare Provider CPR card, plus MN EMT number and expiration date.

    Credits: 1.8

    Effective Dates: 08/25/2008 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: EMRG1008

  • EMRG1009 Emergency Medical Technician 9
    Description
    EMRG 1009 This course provides basic training in emergency medical care. It is designed to teach and develop skills necessary to emergency care of the critically ill or injured. Students will develop skills in the use of and care of all basic emergency equipment. Emphasized in the course: The role of the EMT consists of safety concerns, patient assessment, airway management, trauma and medical emergencies. This course consists of lecture, skills and clinical experiences in a hospital and ambulance setting. This course meets the approval of the Minnesota Emergency Medical Services Regulatory Board (EMSRB). Upon successful completion, the students will be eligible to take the National Registry of EMT's written and practical examinations for National Certification and State Certification as an Emergency Medical Technician.

    Credits: 9

    Effective Dates: 08/22/2011 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: EMRG1009

  • EMRG1017 First Responder 3
    Description
    EMRG 1017 This course is designed for individuals who are first on the scene of a medical or trauma emergency. It is designed to teach responsibility in emergency care of the seriously ill or injured, as well as develop the skills and knowledge necessary to manage patient care until the arrival of ambulance personnel. Upon successful completion of the First Responder course students will be certified through the Minnesota Emergency Medical Services Regulatory Board (EMSRB). Prerequisites: HEAL1010 CPR for the Professional Rescuer (AHA Healthcare Provider) prior to course completion.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/19/2008 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: EMRG1017

  • EMRG1018 First Responder REFRESHER 1.5
    Description
    EMRG 1018 This course provides basic renewal training for individuals who are currently certified as First Responders. It is designed to teach and develop the most current skills and knowledge necessary to maintain certification through the Minnesota Emergency Medical Services Regulatory Board (EMSRB) as a First Responder. Prerequisites: CPR for the Professional Recuer (AHA Healthcare Provider), you must also provide MN First Responder number and expiration date. Students must do an online disclosure for the EMSRB prior to receiving their certification card from the State. Students whose First Responder status has expired for greater than one year are not allowed to take the First Responder Refresher course. In order to re-certify, student must retake a First Responder certification course in order to gain First Responder certification in the State of Minnesota. Note: First Responders who have committed misdemeanors, gross misdemeanors, or felonies may not qualify to regain certification as a Minnesota First Responder. Check with the MNEMSRB.

    Credits: 1.5

    Effective Dates: 08/25/2008 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: EMRG1018

  • EMRG1500 Emergency Medical Technician 8
    Description
    EMRG 1500 This course provides basic training in emergency medical care. It is designed to teach and develop skills necessary to emergency care of the critically ill or injured. Students will develop skills in the use of and care of all basic emergency equipment. Emphasized in the course: The role of the EMT consists of safety concerns, patient assessment, airway management, trauma and medical emergencies. This course consists of lecture, skills and clinical experiences in a hospital and ambulance setting. This course meets the approval of the Minnesota Emergency Medical Services Regulatory Board (EMSRB). Upon successful completion, the students will be eligible to take the National Registry of EMT's written and practical examinations for National Certification and State Certification as an Emergency Medical Technician.

    Credits: 8

    Effective Dates: 08/26/2013 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: EMRG1500

  • ENGL0110 College Reading Boost 1
    Description
    ENGL 0110 The course is designed to develop the effective reading and clear thinking skills that are required to be successful in college today.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ENGL0110

  • ENGL0114 College Reading I 3
    Description
    ENGL 0114 This course focuses on reading skills widely recognized as essential for comprehending college-level material. Topics include pre-reading, reading, and post-reading strategies as well as critical thinking to improve comprehensions, increase vocabulary, and develop thoughtful responses to reading with additional emphasis on the close relationship fo reading, writing, and thinking. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 02/03/1999 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ENGL0114

  • ENGL0118 Basic English and Writing Review 3
    Description
    ENGL 0118 This course is designed to prepare students for Basic Communications. Students will learn the parts of speech, word usage, grammar, capitalization, and punctuation. They will use these skills in short writing assignments. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 02/03/1999 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ENGL0118

  • ENGL0120 Fundamentals of College Writing 3
    Description
    ENGL 0120 This course focuses on the writing skills needed to produce paragraphs and short essays. During the semester, students 1) demonstrate conventional sentence structure, punctuation, and spelling, as well as vocabulary and usage; 2) communicate clear ideas in developed paragraphs with main points and logically sequenced sentences; 3) follow a process for academic writing; 4) analyze ideas. This composition course emphasizes basic grammar, mechanics, and usage in the development and enhanced use of English sentences and paragraphs in short writing assignments. Students will practice writing as a process and thinking critically about language, especially sentences, in context. Special emphasis will be placed on recognizing and eliminating common sentence errors.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ENGL0120

  • ENGL0123 Medical Reading and Study Skills 4
    Description
    ENGL 0123 This course is designed to help students who are in or planning to enter health care programs strengthen basic Reading Comprehension and vocabulary skills. Students will work on developing efficient study skills. Learning experiences will include use of excerpts from health care textbooks to practice skills. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 03/28/1999 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ENGL0123

  • ENGL0130 English Essentials 3
    Description
    ENGL 0130 A basic writing course that introduces students to the principles of composition. It includes such areas as organizational development, expository, and persuasive paragraphs and short essays. All relevant modes of communication, essential in the workplace are addressed, including memos, letters, reports, faxes and Internet endeavors. The course fosters the development of important cognitive abilities such as analysis, synthesis, interpretation and evaluation.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 02/03/1999 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ENGL0130

  • ENGL0215 College Reading II 3
    Description
    ENGL 0215 This course focuses on reading skills widely recognized as essential for comprehending college-level material. Topics include pre-reading, reading, and post-reading strategies as well as critical thinking to improve comprehension, increase vocabulary, and develop thoughtful responses to reading with additional emphasis on the close relationship of reading, writing, and thinking.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 03/27/1999 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ENGL0215

  • ENGL0234 Medical Reading Skills 3
    Description
    ENGL 0234 This course is designed to help students who are in or planning to enter health care programs strengthen basic reading comprehension and vocabulary skills. Students will work on developing efficient study skills. Learning experiences will include use of excerpts from health care textbooks and professional journals to practice reading skills and basic medical terminology. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/27/2012 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ENGL0234

  • ENGL1000 Applied Business Writing 3
    Description
    ENGL 1000 This course provides students with the skills needed to effectively communicate in writing in the technical work place. Students will be required to use critical analysis and logical reasoning skills in the preparation of course assignments. Applications focus on specific report formats. The course is for students in technical diploma programs. Offered each semester. Prerequisites: Enrollment by advisor or counselor approval.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/24/2009 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ENGL1000

  • ENGL1125 Business Writing 3
    Description
    ENGL 1125 This course focuses on effective, persuasive communication within and between business organizations, from the perspective of employees and of mangers. Students learn to critically analyze communication strategies, organizational culture and common business texts, such as memos, reports and case studies; they learn to select quality data from primary and secondary sources; and they write and edit letters, memos, reports and studies in situations that simulate the complexities of small companies and global corporations. Students will also gain experience making an oral presentation with accompanying presentation and software slides, work as part of a collaborative team, and recognize the ethical implications of business communication. This course is not a substitute for ENGL1150 Composition I.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 01/13/2014 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 1

    Course Outline: ENGL1125

  • ENGL1150 Composition I 3
    Description
    ENGL 1150 This course emphasizes the process of writing expository and persuasive essays using effective writing skills and a variety of research techniques. Also included in the course content are critical reading and logical reasoning. Meets MnTC Goal 1 - PREREQUISITES: Student must score an 86 or above on the Accuplacer Sentence Skills assessment OR complete developmental courses through English Essentials AND score a 78 or higher on the Accuplacer Reading Comprehension Assessment OR complete College Reading I or II.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/24/2009 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 1

    Course Outline: ENGL1150

  • ENGL1200 Technical Writing 3
    Description
    ENGL 1200 This course is designed to enhance students' abilities to write technical documents. The content covered will include proposals, research reports, technical manuals, feasibility studies, and process reports. Meets MnTC Goal 1

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 03/23/1999 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 1

    Course Outline: ENGL1200

  • ENGL1300 Introduction to Creative Writing 3
    Description
    ENGL 1300 This course introduces students to the fundamentals of creative writing. The elements of fiction, poetry, nonfiction, and screenwriting are covered. Emphasis will be placed on both the writing process and the end product. Meets MnTC Goal 6

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 06/01/2000 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 6

    Course Outline: ENGL1300

  • ENGL1355 Critical Reading and Writing 3
    Description
    ENGL 1355 How can writing present complex arguments - and require critical thinking skills to develop answers? Is there more than just what is on the surface? How can a student intelligently challenge what is written in a text or even what is offered on the Internet? Students read, compose, analyze, and engage in interesting and rigorous discussions of selected plays and texts. Concepts of audience, purpose, and context are studied and evaluated. Students will learn how to discuss critically, synthesize key components, and provide analysis orally and in writing. This course is not an alternative to Composition 1101. Meets MnTC Goal 1

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/22/2011 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 1,2

    Course Outline: ENGL1355

  • ENGL1400 American Short Story 3
    Description
    ENGL 1400 This course emphasizes the review and analysis of examples of the short story format. These stories will be by various American writers from the period 1789 to the present. Also included in the course content are critical reading and logical reasoning. Meets MnTC Goal 6

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 02/23/2001 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 6

    Course Outline: ENGL1400

  • ENGL1550 Introduction to Literature 3
    Description
    ENGL 1550 This course introduces the study of literature as a mode of discourse for defining, exploring, and expressing human experience. There is an emphasis on learning the skills of reading and writing about literature. This course will cover fiction, drama, and poetry, with attention also paid to literary non-fiction. Thus the class will introduce students to such basic concepts as (for fiction) plot structure, point of view, characterization, imagery and symbolism, setting, tone, irony, and style; (for drama) protagonist/antagonist, plot, dramatic structure, tragedy and comedy; (for poetry) persona, denotation/connotation, figurative language, metrics and major verse forms. Meets MnTC Goal 6

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 01/13/2003 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 6

    Course Outline: ENGL1550

  • ENGL1570 The Literature of Nature
    Description
    ENGL 1570 The Literature of Nature focuses on the understanding and analysis of humanity's relationship to its environment, as revealed through particular genres, such as the short story, essay, diary, and poetry. We will review the major texts in the literature of nature and look at the ethical and philosophical relationship between humans and nature over the centuries, focusing primarily on North America. Meets MnTC Goal 6 and Goal 9

    Credits:

    Effective Dates: 11/05/2010 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 6,9

    Course Outline: ENGL1570

  • ENGL1625 Film Studies 4
    Description
    ENGL 1625 This course emphasizes the review and analysis of films. This will include how movies reflect and shape the hopes, dreams, and aspirations of the society that produces them. These films will be from various genres and span the entire time frame that movies have been a popular phenomenon. Also included in this course is logical reasoning as well as the investigation of certain aspects of film that set it apart from other literary forms such as technical advances, special effects, camera angles, costuming, cinematography, and lighting. Meets MnTC Goal 6

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 01/08/2007 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 6

    Course Outline: ENGL1625

  • ENGL1630 Genre Film 1
    Description
    ENGL 1630 This course emphasizes the review and analysis of focused genres of films. This will include how a genre reflects the society that produces them and how each genre transcends the limits of its formula. Also included in this course is logical reasoning. Meets MnTC Goal 6

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 09/30/2010 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 6

    Course Outline: ENGL1630

  • ENGL1650 Greek Mythology 4
    Description
    ENGL 1650 This course emphasizes the review and analysis of various Greek myths. This will include how these myths have reflected and shaped art and history. Also included in the course are critical reading and logical reasoning. Meets MnTC Goal 6

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 08/23/2004 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 6

    Course Outline: ENGL1650

  • ENGL1725 Selected Works in Literature 3
    Description
    ENGL 1725 This course emphasizes the review and analysis of selected works of literature. Students will become familiar with the conventions, terminology and expectations of a particular genre of literature. In addition, students will research the authors and the historical times in which they lived. There will be an emphasis on reading literature actively, analyzing literature logically and writing about literature critically. Meets MnTC Goal 6

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 01/11/2010 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 6

    Course Outline: ENGL1725

  • ENGL1750 Fantasy and Science Fiction Literature 3
    Description
    ENGL 1750 This course emphasizes review, analysis and discussions of the genres of fantasy and science fiction. Evaluations and points of view for these genres are also considered. The works are viewed as reflections of real contemporary issues in environmental, technological, cultural, religious, economic and political spheres, and the role of the world citizen dealing with these issues is discussed. Meets MnTC Goal 6

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 01/10/2005 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 6

    Course Outline: ENGL1750

  • ENGL1800 Mystery and Detective Literature 3
    Description
    ENGL 1800 This course introduces the study of mystery and detective literature. There is an emphasis on exploring the relationship between contemporary mystery fiction and the stories of antiquity. Students will read a wide variety of literature and explore the texts through a wide variety of literary approaches. The course will introduce students to such basic concepts as plot structure, point of view, characterization, imagery and symbolism, setting, tone, irony and style. Meets MnTC Goal 6

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 01/08/2007 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 6

    Course Outline: ENGL1800

  • ENGL1900 Creative Writing Workshop in Fiction 3
    Description
    ENGL 1900 This course emphasizes the process of critical reading and writing fiction using effective writing skills and figurative language. Meets MnTC Goal 6

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/21/2003 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 6

    Course Outline: ENGL1900

  • ENGL2000 Composition II 3
    Description
    ENGL 2000 This course will offer challenging insights into the act of writing. Students will continue to strengthen their writing skills while engaging in analysis of literary texts and secondary sources. In writing critical essays based on that analysis, students will apply rhetorical strategies related to purpose, audience, genre and context. Meets MnTC Goal 1

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/23/2010 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 1

    Course Outline: ENGL2000

  • ENTR1150 The Successful Entrepreneur 2
    Description
    ENTR 1150 Students taking this course will learn what it takes to own, operate and manage a small business successfully. The student will learn the personal traits and characteristics necessary to succeed in the fast-paced small business environment. This course will examine the various skills and habits necessary for making a business success. Various case studies will be examined as to why some businesses fail while others succeed. The student will identify their individual strengths and weakness and will learn what area they need to work on to insure success in their small business venture. The student will be exposed to many types of small businesses and other types of entrepreneurial ventures, and will generate personal preferences for the type of small business they would like to own. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 08/15/2004 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ENTR1150

  • ENTR1170 Introduction to Small Business 2
    Description
    ENTR 1170 Students taking this course will learn what it takes to own, operate, and grow a small business successfully. The student will learn the personal traits and characteristics necessary to succeed in the fast-paced small business environment. This course will also examine the various ways small business can start. Some of these ways include starting a business from scratch, buying an existing business, or buying a franchise. Various case studies will be examined as to why some businesses fail, while other succeed. In addition, the student will identify their individual strengths and weaknesses and will learn which of these areas help or hinder the success of small business ownership. Although there is no way to 100% "failure-proof" a business, the student will learn the three main secrets to launching a small business successfully.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 01/08/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ENTR1170

  • ENTR1180 Legal Issues for Small Business 3
    Description
    ENTR 1180 This course covers all aspects of Business Law for the entrepreneur/small business owner operator. Every business owner needs to understand the legal aspects of his or her business so as to protect not only the business, but the personal assets of the business owner as well. Topics covered in this class include types of business entities and which entity is the best for his or her business, writing contracts, dealing with employees, protecting your business with legal agreements, intellectual property including patents, trademarks, copyrights, business ethics, and creating a code of ethics for your company. In addition, the student will examine the very serious business issues of sexual harassment, workplace violence, discrimination, and be able to create small business polices for each of these areas.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 09/30/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ENTR1180

  • ENTR1445 E-Commerce for Small Business 3
    Description
    ENTR 1445 This course provides the basics of "e-commerce" for the small business owner/entrepreneur. Students will be introduced to typical Internet-based business models including e-retailing, supply chain management and online auctions. The course provides an overview of the technologies used in e-commerce applications and how to set up an Internet-based sales operation. The course will also cover e-marketing and online customer service utilizing web-based technology.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 10/20/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ENTR1445

  • ENTR1475 Successful Marketing Strategies for Small Business #1 2
    Description
    ENTR 1475 Students will be given a complete overview of all aspects of marketing to grow a small business. Specific topics include research, determining a target market, and selecting the right marketing tactics for a specific target customer. The student will be exposed to over 30 marketing tactics and will learn how each of these tactics can impact small business growth. The student will be exposed to various case studies and will use these to develop a marketing strategy for a specific product or service. The student will create a complete marketing plan and present that plan to the class.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 08/26/2013 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ENTR1475

  • ENTR1480 Successful Marketing Strategies for Small Business #2 2
    Description
    ENTR 1480 Students will be given a complete overview of all aspects of using the web to grow a small business. Specific topics include web research, determining a target market, and selecting the right web marketing tactics for a specific target. Students will learn what it takes to not only build a website, but also how to market the website. The student will be exposed to all major social media platforms and will learn how to use these platforms to grow a small business. The student will be exposed to various case studies and will use these to develop a web marketing strategy for a specific product or service. The student will create a complete web-based marketing plan and present that plan to the class.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 08/26/2013 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ENTR1480

  • ENTR1650 Selling Success for the Entrepreneur 3
    Description
    ENTR 1650 The success of an entrepreneurial venture is directly related to entrepreneur's ability to constantly and consistently sell. The student will learn the three vital aspect of small business selling including, one on one selling, presentation selling, and creating win/win negotiations. Even if the student has never sold before, they will become proficient at all aspects of the sales, presentations, and the negotiation process. The student will have the opportunity to practice multiple aspects of selling in a safe classroom environment. In addition, the student will develop specific sales strategies with other members of the class. Prerequisite: None.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/15/2004 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ENTR1650

  • ENTR1725 Sales Techniques I 2
    Description
    ENTR 1725 This course is ideal for the new business owner especially if they have never sold before. The entire sales process is clearly defined and broken down into seven steps that lead the student through all aspects of sales. Each student learns how to sell his or her own product or service and is given ample opportunity to practice selling his or her own products and services in a safe setting. In addition to learning how to sell, the student will also learn why customers buy and the six decisions a buyer makes before the sales actually closes. The student will be exposed to many actual selling situations and will learn how to identify such things as positive buying signals, negative buying signals, when to attempt a trial close, when to close, and what type of questions to ask at the appropriate time.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 09/30/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ENTR1725

  • ENTR1750 Sales Techniques II 2
    Description
    ENTR 1750 The student will learn the importance of developing a CAP (Customer Acquisition Plan) for his or her own business and will create a CAP plan that can be implemented immediately. The student will learn how to negotiate and will be able to practice negotiation skills and techniques in a safe environment. The student will learn the importance of a "win/win" negotiation and will learn the consequences when one party wins, and the other party loses. The student will be required to work on a negotiation team, and the team will be part of a negotiation role play.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 09/30/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ENTR1750

  • ENTR1860 Business Plan Development 3
    Description
    ENTR 1860 This course will give the student all the necessary tools to create a business plan that gets results. The student will, during the course of the semester, create his or her own business plan, which is the main objective of the course. The business plan process will be broken down into five areas: vision, customers product/service, numbers, and team. Numerous business plans will be examined and good points and bad points will be examined in each. Students will also be given the opportunity to present their plans to the group in a safe setting and have them critiqued for clarity and effectiveness.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/15/2004 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ENTR1860

  • ENTR1870 Financial Management for Small Business 2
    Description
    ENTR 1870 This course provides the entrepreneur or intrapreneur with an understanding of business accounting terms, budgeting, balance sheets, income statements, break even analysis and cash flow statements. Students will develop and apply these skills in financial management to make well developed financial projections for business planning and well informed decisions in the operation of a small business.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 08/27/2012 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ENTR1870

  • ENTR1900 Capitalizing a Small Business 2
    Description
    ENTR 1900 This course will provide the student with the information and tools necessary to fund a small business. The student will be exposed to various methods of raising both start-up and operating capital. These methods include bank loans, SBA loans, venture financing, and grant opportunities. The student will practice presenting his or her company in preparation for presenting to bankers and investors. Prerequisites: ENTR1800 or may take courses concurrently.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 08/22/2002 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ENTR1900

  • ENTR1920 Capitalizing and Financial Management for Small Business 2
    Description
    ENTR 1920 This course will provide the student with the basics of raising money for his or her business, along with gaining a basic understanding of the financial management aspects of any small business. The student will be exposed to the various methods of raising both start-up capital and capital for continuing operations. The methods for raising money presented in the class include bank loans, SBA loans, other debt instruments, venture capital, equity financing, and Federal Grant opportunities. The student will also learn the basic, common-sense aspects of money management including understanding cash flow, basic spreadsheets, and monthly/quarterly and annual financial requirements for tax purposes.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ENTR1920

  • ESOL0030 ESOL Listening and Speaking I 4
    Description
    ESOL 0030 In this intermediate level course, non-native speakers will work to understand the meaning of messages beyond day to day comprension for survival. It is intended to help students increase proficiency in listening comprehension, pronunciation, and fluency. Students will also learn strategies that will lead to language acquisition. Prerequisites: A beginning level background in English and the required Accuplacer score.

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 05/19/2008 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ESOL0030

  • ESOL0032 ESOL Reading I 4
    Description
    ESOL 0032 This course covers the basics of reading English for non-native speakers at the intermediate proficiency level. Prerequisite: A beginning level background in English and the required Accuplacer score.

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 05/19/2008 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ESOL0032

  • ESOL0035 ESOL Writing and Grammar I 4
    Description
    ESOL 0035 This course is part one of a study and review of basic English grammar and writing for non-native students at the intermediate proficiency level. Prerequisite: An appropriate score on the Accuplacer.

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 05/19/2008 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ESOL0035

  • ESOL0040 ESOL Listening and Speaking II 4
    Description
    ESOL 0040 In this intermediate level class, students will focus on listening comprehension and speaking. It is intended to help students increase proficiencies in listening comprehension, pronunciation, and fluency. Prerequiste: An appropriate score on the Accuplacer or satisfactory completion of ESOL0030.

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 05/19/2008 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ESOL0040

  • ESOL0042 ESOL Reading II 4
    Description
    ESOL 0042 This course continues the study of the basics of reading English for non-native speakers at the high-intermediate to the low-advanced proficiency level. Prerequisite: ESOL Reading I or the required Accuplacer score.

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 05/19/2008 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ESOL0042

  • ESOL0045 ESOL Writing and Grammar II 4
    Description
    ESOL 0045 This course is a study and review of English grammar and writing for non-native students at the intermediate to advanced proficiency level. Prerequisite: An appropriate score on the Accuplacer or satisfactory completion of ESOL0035.

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 05/19/2008 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ESOL0045

  • ETSA1507 Digital Electronics 3
    Description
    ETSA 1507 This is a first course in Digital Electronics. The primary goals of this course are to help individuals acquire a fundamental knowledge of digital electronics. Boolean algebra, digital devices, analog to digital conversion and digital to analog conversion, and how to apply their knowledge and skills through problem solving, simulation and practical projects.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 09/08/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ETSA1507

  • ETSA1511 Fundamentals of AC/DC Electricity I 3
    Description
    ETSA 1511 This is a foundational course in direct current electricity. This course is designed for students who have no previous experience with electricity. The primary goals of this course are to help individuals acquire a solid foundation in the theories and laws of direct current (DC) electricity, and to apply their knowledge and skills through problem solving, simulation and practical projects.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 09/08/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ETSA1511

  • ETSA1512 Fundamentals of AC/DC Electricity II 3
    Description
    ETSA 1512 This is a fundamental course in alternating current (AC) electricity. This course is designed for students who have a fundamental knowledge and understanding of the theory and laws of direct current (DC) electricity. The primary goals of this course are to help individuals gain the knowledge and skills necessary to troubleshoot and repair single and three phase AC powered systems and equipment. Individuals will apply these skills through problem solving, simulation, and practical projects.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 09/08/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ETSA1512

  • ETSA1515 Intro to Industrial Safety and Health 2
    Description
    ETSA 1515 This course is designed to align with the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council's (MSSC) assessment and certification system for Safety. The course curriculum is based upon federally-endorsed national standards for production workers. This course will introduce OSHA standards relating to personal protective equipment, HAZMAT, tool safety, confined spaces and others.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 09/08/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ETSA1515

  • ETSA1523 Print Reading 3
    Description
    ETSA 1523 This is a foundational course in industrial print reading. This course is designed for students who have no previous experience with print reading. The primary goals of this course are to help individuals acquire a solid foundation in print reading, mechanical drafting concept, machine layout tools to transfer measurements from drawing to stock. Understand piping and instrumentation diagrams (P&ID).

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 09/08/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ETSA1523

  • ETSA1531 Process Controls/Instrumentation I 3
    Description
    ETSA 1531 This course covers the fundamental principles of process measurement and control equipment and systems. Students will acquire the knowledge required to read and interpret piping and instrument diagrams, understand the terminology and language of control systems, and control strategies. Students will be introduced to a variety of instruments commonly used in industry for measurement and control.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 09/08/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ETSA1531

  • ETSA1541 Mechanical Fundamentals 3
    Description
    ETSA 1541 This course teaches students the basic knowledge and skills required to install, and maintain pumps, compressors, hoists, rigging and power transmission systems.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 09/08/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ETSA1541

  • ETSA1552 Basic Metal Joining and Fabrication 2
    Description
    ETSA 1552 This course covers basic welding procedures using arc welding and oxy-fuel equipment. One of the major topics of discussion will be safe use of this equipment. Time will be spent in the lab completing welds in various positions with different processes and electrodes. The processes to be covered in this class will be stick welding (SMAW), wire feed (GMAW), Tig (GTAW) Oxy-Acetylene welding, cutting and brazing along with an introduction to other equipment used in welding shops. Students in this course will be non-welding majors where welding may be a useful tool. Course instruction will stress the many situations where it is advisable to have a skilled welder engaged. Knowing your limitations is of the utmost importance.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 08/22/2011 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ETSA1552

  • ETSA2512 Hydraulics 3
    Description
    ETSA 2512 This course is an introductory course in hydraulics. This course is designed for students who have no previous experience working with hydraulic systems. The primary goals of this course are to help individuals acquire the knowledge and skills required to install, troubleshoot and maintain hydraulic systems.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 09/08/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ETSA2512

  • ETSA2513 Pneumatics 3
    Description
    ETSA 2513 This course is an introductory course in pneumatics. This course is designed for students who have no previous experience working with pneumatic systems. The primary goals of this course are to help individuals acquire the knowledge and skills required to install, troubleshoot and maintain pneumatic systems.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 09/08/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ETSA2513

  • ETSA2516 Mechanical Systems II 4
    Description
    ETSA 2516 This course teaches students a higher level of knowledge and skills required to install and maintain pumps, compressors, hoists, rigging and power transmission systems.

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 09/08/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ETSA2516

  • ETSA2543 Programmable Logic Controls (PLC) Fundamentals 3
    Description
    ETSA 2543 This course covers the knowledge and skills required to install and maintain programmable logic controllers (PLC) in automated control systems. Students will learn to write programs to solve basic control problems, connect sensors and actuators, and configure PLCs.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 09/08/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ETSA2543

  • ETSA2546 Powerplant Technology 4
    Description
    ETSA 2546 This course teaches basic powerplant technology, powerplant engineering, and energy conversion offered in departments of mechanical engineering and nuclear engineering. Its main focus is on fossil and nuclear power plants.

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 09/08/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ETSA2546

  • ETSA2547 Mechanical Fundamentals for Process Control 3
    Description
    ETSA 2547 This course is a comprehensive introduction to the workings of a modern manufacturing facility in the process industry. Key topics include valves, vessels, motors and turbines, heat exchangers, cooling towers, reactors and distillation, extraction and separation systems, and process instrumentation.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 09/08/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ETSA2547

  • EXER1000 Introduction to Human Performance Studies 3
    Description
    EXER 1000 Introduction and orientation to the fields of and related to physical education, sports management and exercise science. Includes an overview of aims, objectives, values, issues, qualifications and opportunities in related professions as well as a brief historical perspective of sport as an industry. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/21/2003 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: EXER1000

  • EXER1015 Personal Health and Wellness 3
    Description
    EXER 1015 A comprehensive course that focuses on disease prevention, physical activity, nutrition, and general health facts. The course is designed to help each student take responsibility for their overall health and learn practical ways of achieving a safe and healthy lifestyle. Course topics include self-assessment, wellness improvement plan, personal program design, exercise research investigation, and exercise critical thinking issues. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/22/2002 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: EXER1015

  • EXER1020 Strength Training 2
    Description
    EXER 1020 This course is an introductory course to strength or resistance training. Students will perform more than four different workouts during the course of the semester designed for various levels of resistance training expertise. Topics covered during lecture include: skeletal and muscular anatomy and physiology, program design, lifting safety, weight room etiquette, and strength plateaus.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 01/17/2002 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: EXER1020

  • EXER1025 Physical Conditioning 2
    Description
    EXER 1025 This course is designed to teach students the numerous methods involved in the training of individuals and athletes in order to develop conditioning to achieve a desired effect. The course will focus on training students to become proficient in the use of plyometric exercise as well as spring mechanics, speed development, flexibility training, aerobic maintenance, and agility work. Specificity toward skills to be developed will be emphasized.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 08/21/2003 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: EXER1025

  • EXER1027 Olympic and Explosive Weightlifting 2
    Description
    EXER 1027 This intermediate-level course is intended to teach students elite strength training methodologies and techniques designed to develop athletes to a high level of performance. The course will give students a working knowledge on program design, nutrition, recovery, metabolic considerations, and the biomechanics involved in the sport of Weightlifting as well as elite athlete strength training. The course provides each candidate with a body of knowledge and expertise to enable a student to teach and train higher-level athletes in explosive free weight movements safely and effectively. At the end of the course, the USA Weightlifting Senior Coach exam will be given. Each student will have the opportunity of gaining a USA Weightlifting Senior Coach Certification after completing the strength-training course.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 08/23/2004 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: EXER1027

  • EXER1045 Organization and Management of Sports 3
    Description
    EXER 1045 Designed to introduce students to the functions of management and practical use of management skills as they relate to sporting activities and events. Includes basic study of organization, budget, legal aspects and leadership.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/21/2003 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: EXER1045

  • EXER1050 Nutrition for Health and Human Performance 3
    Description
    EXER 1050 This course will provide the student with introductory nutritional information for health, fitness and sports performance. Course content includes: classification and function of nutrients, body composition and weight management, dietary supplements and ergogenic aids, energy and metabolism, and eating disorders.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/22/2002 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: EXER1050

  • EXER1065 Psychology of Sport and Performance 3
    Description
    EXER 1065 This course examines thoughts, emotions, and feelings associated with performing one's best in sport and other areas. Topics covered include: realizing potential; performance goals; motivation; mental readiness; distraction control; group dynamics; injuries and rehabilitation; depression, eating disorders and substance abuse; and age and gender issues.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/21/2003 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: EXER1065

  • EXER1200 Team and Individual Games 2
    Description
    EXER 1200 Development and refinement of skills encountered through training, competing or organizing a number of team games such as flag/touch football, softball, soccer, speedball, volleyball and basketball. (subject to season/semester).

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 08/21/2003 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: EXER1200

  • EXER1225 Introduction to the Spa Industry, Services and Treatments 2
    Description
    EXER 1225 This course will introduce students to the history of the spa industry. Students will learn about popular spa treatments and services and explore which services are essential to running an effective and profitable spa business. Students will also examine spa services from different countries and cultures.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 11/04/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: EXER1225

  • EXER1230 Fundamentals of Exercise and Dietary Programming 3
    Description
    EXER 1230 This course will provide students with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes to design basic exercise programs. Programs will focus on the five health-related fitness components and will be structured for general healthy populations and for individuals with special needs. Students will also be introduced to concepts in dietary programming; including, nutritional analyses, nutrient function, total daily energy expenditure, and portion sizes.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 11/04/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: EXER1230

  • EXER1235 Holistic Health 3
    Description
    EXER 1235 This course will provide an introduction to the concepts and theoretical basis of complementary healing practices and focus on providing the student with an overview of methods to enhance overall wellness. This course will include an examination of physical, emotional, spiritual, and mental health and the challenges individuals face in these areas throughout the lifespan.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 11/04/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: EXER1235

  • EXER2020 Personal Training and Exercise Leadership I 2
    Description
    EXER 2020 An introductory course to the business of personal training. This course will focus on the fundamental concepts in personal training for healthy, general populations. Topics include: program design, nutrition, health and fitness assessments, and legal and ethical issues.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 01/17/2002 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: EXER2020

  • EXER2030 Weight Management 2
    Description
    EXER 2030 This is an introductory weight management course for students interested in improving their lives through a weight management program and for students who are interested in working with clients on a consultant basis. Topics included during this course include: behavior modification, goal setting, nutrition, physical activity, diet fads, weight loss and weight gain, client interaction, and professional legal and ethical responsibilities.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 01/17/2002 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: EXER2030

  • EXER2060 Personal Training and Exercise Leadership II 2
    Description
    EXER 2060 A lecture/laboratory covering an overview of various training methods and facilities used in one-on-one training, group training, and sports team training. Topics include client motivation, Lifestyle modification coaching, program periodization, plyometrics, rehabilitation concerns, and exercise facility design.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 01/17/2002 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: EXER2060

  • EXER2090 Exercise for Special Populations 2
    Description
    EXER 2090 Learn about the theory and practice of functional exercise training for various populations. Learn program design techniques for healthy, diseased, and disabled populations. Students will get practical hands-on activities including stability and medicine balls, balance training, and free weights. Topics include: client recommendations and rehabilitation concerns.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 01/17/2002 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: EXER2090

  • EXER2115 Applied Exercise Physiology 3
    Description
    EXER 2115 This course will present an overview of the most important concepts for coaches, fitness instructors, or practitioners in a health-science field. It is not the intent to study each topic in depth. This course will feature laboratory activities, demonstrations, and hands-on learning experience, and from these activities, conclusions will be discussed regarding concepts.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/21/2003 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: EXER2115

  • EXER2125 Applied Biomechanics and Movement Anatomy 3
    Description
    EXER 2125 An in-depth course covering the study of biomechanics and the anatomical foundations of human movement. Topics include: muscle contraction, muscle origins and insertions, muscular and skeletal actions, articulations, and human movement fundamentals. Prerequisites: BIOL2000.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/21/2003 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: EXER2125

  • EXER2130 Foundations of Sport Science 3
    Description
    EXER 2130 An introductory study of anatomical, mechanical, maturational, psychological and physiological kinesiology as it applies to the practice of coaching. The major focus is to present the scientific principles that constitute the basis for sound athletic coaching practices.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/21/2003 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: EXER2130

  • EXER2225 Theory of Coaching 2
    Description
    EXER 2225 This course includes skill analysis, motivation techniques, teaching progression, responsibilities, qualities, coaching philosophies, coaching skills, practice management, psychology of coaching, game management, coaching methods, statistics and team organization of various sports. The course also includes exposure to some of the great coaches, past and present.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 08/21/2003 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: EXER2225

  • EXER2235 Introduction to Athletic Training 3
    Description
    EXER 2235 This course is designed to provide the entry-level exercise science practitioner with an overview of the knowledge's, competencies, and skills of athletic training. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/21/2003 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: EXER2235

  • EXER2240 Corporate Wellness/Health Promotion 3
    Description
    EXER 2240 This course provides the framework for implementing and facilitating effective corporate wellness programs. Topics include: health education techniques, motivation, sales and marketing strategies, working with the business professional, and assessment of corporation needs. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/22/2002 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: EXER2240

  • EXER2250 Group Fitness Instruction 2
    Description
    EXER 2250 An introductory course to the fundamental elements of group fitness instruction. Areas of focus include: music selection, choreography, cuing, leadership skills, and motivational techniques. A variety of instruction formats will be taught including: step, cardio, kickboxing, aqua, and specialty classes. Strongly recommended for those pursuing careers in Corporate Wellness.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 01/13/2003 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: EXER2250

  • EXER2260 Recruiting and Retaining Clients 1
    Description
    EXER 2260 This course will provide an introduction to the business side of personal training. Students will learn sales and marketing techniques to use to recruit clients and customer service skills to retain their clients. This course will provide future trainers with the knowledge and skills to maximize their client base and to be effective in meeting the individualized needs of their clients.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 08/26/2013 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: EXER2260

  • EXER2270 Recreation Sports 3
    Description
    EXER 2270 This course will focus on the development, marketing, and facilitation of sports for the recreational athlete. It will also include activities for the outdoor enthusiast. Possible areas of focus include: intramural sports, community education programs, camping and orienteering, and adult recreation leagues.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 01/13/2003 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: EXER2270

  • EXER2275 Sport Marketing 3
    Description
    EXER 2275 This course is designed to give students an understanding of marketing theories and practices relative to the sports industry. Specific topics include: public relations, promotions, special events, fundraising, licensing and merchandising, market research, pricing, sales, sponsorship and consumer behavior as it applies to the marketing sport or marketing products through sport.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 02/16/2011 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: EXER2275

  • EXER2280 Health and Aging 3
    Description
    EXER 2280 The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the complex physiological and psychological processes associated with aging. Students will learn about specific health problems associated with an older population and ways to prevent some of the nonessential age-related declines in function.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 01/13/2003 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: EXER2280

  • EXER2285 Sport Facilities Management 3
    Description
    EXER 2285 All sporting events take place in some type of facility. This course examines the principles and skills needed to manage such sports facilities and the events within them servicing schools, colleges, municipalities, private and public athletic clubs, fitness centers and professional sport organizations. This course provides students with information, skills and techniques that will be needed in the planning, development and management of existing sports facilities as well as facility development and maintenance to meet the objectives, goals, and mission of the facility.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 02/16/2011 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: EXER2285

  • EXER2290 Legal Aspects of Sport 3
    Description
    EXER 2290 The purpose of this course is to provide students with an adequate background to ensure their comfort when dealing with legal issues surrounding sport. Students will learn of the inherent risk associated with sport management and administration. They will be provided with a history of legal arguments, defenses, and judgments in the sport arena.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 06/02/2003 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: EXER2290

  • EXER2295 Social and Ethical Aspects of Sport 3
    Description
    EXER 2295 This course examines how sport is affected by society, and how society is affected by sport; ethical and moral issues in sport for athletes, coaches, administrators, staff personnel and media; and legal considerations in roles related to sport.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/21/2003 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: EXER2295

  • EXER2970 INTERNSHIP: Exercise and Sport Science
    Description
    EXER 2970 INTERNSHIP: Exercise and Sport Science

    Credits:

    Effective Dates: 01/17/2002 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: EXER2970

  • EXER2975 PRACTICUM - Exercise and Sport Science
    Description
    EXER 2975 PRACTICUM - Exercise and Sport Science

    Credits:

    Effective Dates: 08/21/2003 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: EXER2975

  • GERI1000 Memory Care in the Aging Adult 3
    Description
    GERI 1000 This course is an introduction to the aging adult and memory impairment. Care givers will increase their understanding of memory impairment, making it easier for staff/care givers to relate with patients who have Alzheimer's or memory impairment. Improve communication and acceptance naturally creates a higher quality of life for the person who has Alzheimer's or memory impairment. This program defines Alzheimer's disease and its effects and teaches positive communication techniques that allow entry level caregivers the ability to respond with more flexibility and consideration.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/22/2013 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: GERI1000

  • GERI1100 Pysiological Changes in the Aging Adult 3
    Description
    GERI 1100 This course will enable the student to understand the influence caregivers have in the quality and safety of healthcare for aging adults. The student will be able to identify common physical and psychosocial characteristics associated with the aging adult. The student will gain knowledge necessary to plan and provide optimal entry level care for aging adults.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/22/2013 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: GERI1100

  • HCEM1101 General Shop Mechanics - Introduction 2
    Description
    HCEM 1101 Students achieve a basic understanding of skills needed in the heavy equipment field. Some areas covered are safety, hand and power tools, hand tool projects, flaring, soldering, gears, chains, bearings, seals, fuels, lubricants, fasteners, fittings, wires and connectors, belts, pulleys, couplings, and precision measuring instruments. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 03/22/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: HCEM1101

  • HCEM1110 Welding and Flame Cutting 2
    Description
    HCEM 1110 Students study basic arc and gas welding used in the heavy equipment industry. Theory, safety, and practice will be taught. Cutting and heat bending are also included. Prerequisites: HCEM1101 or instructor's approval

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 03/22/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: HCEM1110

  • HCEM1132 Heavy Duty Electrical 3
    Description
    HCEM 1132 This is an introduction to electricity as applied to heavy equipment covering electronic theory and magnetism. Emphasis is on theory, diagnosis and repair of basic starting, charging, lighting and ignition systems. This course prepares students for Heavy Duty Electronics HCEM1234 through classroom instruction and lab practice. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/21/2003 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: HCEM1132

  • HCEM1140 Diesel Engine Overhaul I 4
    Description
    HCEM 1140 This course teaches engine tear down, failure analysis, cylinder head repair, minor overhaul, and use of proper precision measuring instruments on engines used in the heavy equipment field such as Cat, John Deere, Perkins, Case, Ford, and Cummins. This course also includes basic fundamentals of diesel engine design, including the study of cylinder heads and blocks, lubrication, air intake, exhaust, electrical, cooling, and fuel systems. Precision measuring is included, along with preventive maintenance and minor repair as well as testing on stationary and mobile engines used in the heavy equipment industry. Safety and troubleshooting are stressed. Offered: Fall Prerequisites: HCEM1101

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 03/22/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: HCEM1140

  • HCEM1161 Specialized Lab 2
    Description
    HCEM 1161 The student will work in a lab setting for the purpose of using this specialized lab to allow more time to complete goals. This may be remedial, foundation, or enhancement. This specialized lab is taken by both the diploma and the A.A.S. student.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 12/08/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: HCEM1161

  • HCEM1170 CAT Basic Training I 1
    Description
    HCEM 1170 The student will gain an umderstanding of the Caterpillar engine and product line with basic fundamentals of the diesel engine.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 12/08/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: HCEM1170

  • HCEM1234 Heavy Duty Electronics 3
    Description
    HCEM 1234 This course teaches students heavy equipment electronics, diagnostics and repair. The student will enhance their knowledge of equipment electronics and failure analysis through instruction and hands-on training. Course work will include electrical schematics and symbols, advanced multimeter training, testing, troubleshooting and repair of electronic monitoring systems. Computerized engine components are also covered. Prerequisites: HCEM1132.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/21/2003 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: HCEM1234

  • HCEM1246 Diesel Engine Overhaul II 3
    Description
    HCEM 1246 This course teaches engine tear down, failure analysis, cylinder head repair and major overhaul, and use of proper precision measuring instruments on engines used in the heavy equipment field such as Cat, John Deere, Perkins, Case, Ford, Cummins and Detroit Diesel. This course also includes basic fundamentals of diesel engine design, including the study of cylinder heads and blocks, lubrication, air intake, exhaust, electrical, cooling, and fuel systems. Major tear down and measuring are included along with mastery of preventive maintenance and major repair, tune-up and testing on mobile and stationary diesel engines used in the heavy equipment industry. Safety and troubleshooting are stressed. Prerequisites: HCEM1101 and HCEM1140.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/21/2003 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: HCEM1246

  • HCEM1250 Brakes 2
    Description
    HCEM 1250 Instruction covers hydraulic and pneumatic brake theory and operation, component identification, application, and general repairs on heavy equipment. Safety and troubleshooting are stressed. Prerequisites: HCEM1101 or instructor's approval

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 03/22/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: HCEM1250

  • HCEM1256 Diesel Engine Tune-up 3
    Description
    HCEM 1256 This course includes component identification, testing procedures, problem analysis, valve and injection adjustment, pump replacement, and engine tune-up. Troubleshooting is stressed. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/21/2003 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: HCEM1256

  • HCEM1260 Specialized Lab II 3
    Description
    HCEM 1260 The student will work in a lab setting for the purpose of using this specialized lab to allow more time to complete goals. This may be remedial, foundation, or enhancement. Prerequisites: HCEM1245, HCEM1250, and HCEM1255

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 03/23/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: HCEM1260

  • HCEM1262 Preventative Maintenance 2
    Description
    HCEM 1262 This course covers proper service intervals, the importance of maintenance records, the knowledge of oil classifications, refill capacities, importance of contamination control and proper oil sampling.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 02/03/2011 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: HCEM1262

  • HCEM1270 CAT Basic Training II 2
    Description
    HCEM 1270 The student will gain an umderstanding of the Caterpillar engine and product line with basic fundamentals of the diesel engine.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 12/08/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: HCEM1270

  • HCEM2115 Transmissions 4
    Description
    HCEM 2115 This is a technical course designed to promote understanding of powershift transmissions used in heavy equipment industry. Theory related to powershift transmissions and torque converters, along with basic fundamental principles of hydraulics, torque multiplication, gear ratios, disassembly, assembly, and adjustment procedures are covered. Prerequisites: HCEM1101 and HCEM1130 or instructor's approval

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 03/22/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: HCEM2115

  • HCEM2135 Hydraulics I 3
    Description
    HCEM 2135 This introduction to basic hydraulics is a prerequisite to related courses. The student will study principles of hydraulics, identification of components, operation, fluids, and preventive maintenance. Students will use test instruments such as high-pressure gauges and flow meters to troubleshoot and diagnose hydraulic pump efficiency and condition of related system components. System components are disassembled and reassembled, with adjustments made to main and circuit reliefs in accordance with manufacturer's specifications. Prerequisites: HCEM1101 and HCEM1130 or instructor's approval

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 03/21/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: HCEM2135

  • HCEM2145 Hydrostatic Systems 3
    Description
    HCEM 2145 Students study basic principles of operations, system components, testing procedures, repair techniques, adjustments, and preventive maintenance procedures. Prerequisites: HCEM1101 and HCEM2135 or instructor's approval

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 03/22/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: HCEM2145

  • HCEM2175 Specialized Lab III 3
    Description
    HCEM 2175 Students gain additional shop experience for entry-level positions in industry. Students diagnose, record, and make repairs on customer equipment including crawlers, loaders, motor graders, backhoes, etc. Repairs are made on heavy equipment systems such as hydraulic, brake, electrical, chassis, and sheet metal. After repairs, students complete the work repair order. Prerequisites: First-year courses HCEM1101, HCEM1130, HCEM1250, HCEM2115, HCEM2135, and HCEM2145, or instructor's approval

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 03/23/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: HCEM2175

  • HCEM2177 Machine Electronics I 2
    Description
    HCEM 2177 This course will focus on Machine Electronics. The course will start out with a review of Ohms law and series and parallel electric circuits. Sensors used in modern electronic systems will be covered including switches, PWM sensors, Analog sensors, speed sensors, on/off solenoids, PWM solenoids etc. We will cover electrical schematics, how to read them, find part numbers for electrical components and wiring harnesses and locate pin locations. We will cover electrical connectors and how to repair them including Deutsch, Sure Seal and Tyco/Amp connectors. We will discuss electronic system fault codes and how to troubleshoot them. We will discuss why we need to calibrate machines and do a live machine calibration.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 01/27/2011 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: HCEM2177

  • HCEM2225 Track Drive Systems 3
    Description
    HCEM 2225 This course provides the student with an understanding of track drive component operation and wear. Students study principles of operation, demonstrate safe jacking and blocking procedures, and study track, track frame, sprocket, idler, and roller removal and installation. Wear analysis and preventive maintenance are stressed. Adjustments are made according to manufacturer's specifications. Prerequisites: HCEM1101 and HCEM2115, or instructor's approval

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 03/22/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: HCEM2225

  • HCEM2238 Hydraulics II 3
    Description
    HCEM 2238 This course is designed for students with knowledge of hydraulic flow and pressure. Students learn National Standard Institute symbols used in fluid power diagrams. A technical study provides students with operational knowledge of computer-controlled multiple hydraulic systems. Students troubleshoot and diagnose hydraulic system malfunctions. Prerequisites: HCEM1101, HCEM1130, and HCEM2135, or instructor's approval

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 03/21/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: HCEM2238

  • HCEM2256 Steering Systems 2
    Description
    HCEM 2256 This course provides students with basic understanding of steering systems used on heavy equipment. The course begins with mechanical systems followed by intensive overview of hydraulic-assisted systems used on crawlers, articulated loaders, motor graders, and backhoes. Students study principles of operation, components, repair procedures, and adjustments.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 01/10/2011 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: HCEM2256

  • HCEM2260 Machine Electronics II 2
    Description
    HCEM 2260 This course is a continuation of Machine Electronics I. The student will do more in depth study of sensors and switches covered in Machine Electronics I. There will also be more troubleshooting of the sensors on actual machines in the lab. The student will be studying more in depth electrical schematics and electrical systems. The student will be using the Cummins Insight computer program to troubleshoot Cummins engines. The student will repair electrical systems on several different brands of equipment.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 12/08/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: HCEM2260

  • HCEM2265 Differentials 2
    Description
    HCEM 2265 This course provides students with operational knowledge of differentials used in the heavy equipment industry, including standard, limited slip, controlled traction, no spin, and locking. The course covers principles of operation, gear ratios, disassembly, assembly, and adjustment procedures. Prerequisites: HCEM1101 and HCEM2115 or instructor's approval

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 03/22/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: HCEM2265

  • HCEM2270 CAT Advanced Training III 2
    Description
    HCEM 2270 The student will study the operational principals of machine systems such as Air Conditioning, Hydraulics and Powershift Transmissions.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 12/08/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: HCEM2270

  • HCEM2280 Climate Control 2
    Description
    HCEM 2280 Students will be taught how to perform routine maintenance and troubleshooting procedures in order to identify and repair or replace faulty components within a climate controlled cab in heavey construction equipment. Air-conditioning theory will be discussed. Prerequisites: HCEM1101, HCEM1130, and HCEM2135.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 06/03/2002 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: HCEM2280

  • HDTT1100 Truck Technology Fundamentals 4
    Description
    HDTT 1100 This course covers shop procedures and safety in the truck shop such as safety in the use of hand tools, power tools, hoists, jacks, and other equipment used by a heavy duty truck technician. Different types and uses of fasteners, thread repair, and similar procedures will be discussed. Methods of record keeping, repair orders, and the use of repair manuals and related service publications will also be covered. The student will be familiarized with the basic fundamentals of operating heavy trucks. Included will be pre-start and pre-trip inspection procedures, basic operation of the vehicle, and shut-down procedures. Dropping and hooking and basic maneuvering of the trailer will be covered. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 03/22/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: HDTT1100

  • HDTT1103 Air Brake Systems 6
    Description
    HDTT 1103 This course covers the theory of compressed air and its application to the brake system. Air system components will be identified and their functions studied individually and within the entire system. Emphasis will be placed on general repair and trouble-shooting. The course will cover identification of the mechanical components of the foundation brake system and their application, including all wheel/axle components. Theory of operation, removal, repair, and replacement along with diagnostic and testing procedures are covered in this course. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 6

    Effective Dates: 03/20/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: HDTT1103

  • HDTT1106 Welding Procedures 2
    Description
    HDTT 1106 This course covers basic position welding techniques of the different welding applications used in the heavy truck repair industry. This course will cover applications of oxyacetylene welding, brazing, cutting, heating, arc welding, and wire-feed (MIG). Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 03/22/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: HDTT1106

  • HDTT1109 Fluid Power Systems 2
    Description
    HDTT 1109 This course covers the introduction to basic hydraulics and is designed to promote understanding of hydraulic theory and application related to hydraulic systems, tools, and equipment used in heavy duty trucks. The student will study principles of hydraulics, operation, component identification, and preventive maintenance. Also included will be basic information pertaining to heavy truck hydraulic brake components. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 03/22/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: HDTT1109

  • HDTT1212 Preventive Maintenance 4
    Description
    HDTT 1212 This course covers the importance and proper procedures of preventive maintenance and inspection schedules used for various types of heavy trucks and their applications. Students learn to perform inspections according to the standards of the Department of Transportation (D.O.T.) This course also offers the opportunity to participate in taking the test for certified inspector through the state of Minnesota. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 03/22/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: HDTT1212

  • HDTT1215 Suspensions and Steering Systems 4
    Description
    HDTT 1215 This course covers the identification, inspection techniques, repair and adjustment procedures, and alignment checks of the components associated with the variety of frames and suspensions common to heavy trucks. Students will be instructed in identifying the various types of truck steering systems and components. The students learn and practice inspection disassembly, reassembly, and alignment procedures. Manual and power steering sectors and pumps are included. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 03/22/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: HDTT1215

  • HDTT1218 Electrical Systems 4
    Description
    HDTT 1218 This course covers the basic purpose and function of the various truck electrical systems, components, and instruments. Electrical theory, application, and diagnosis using typical test equipment will also be covered. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 03/22/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: HDTT1218

  • HDTT1223 Truck A/C 3
    Description
    HDTT 1223 The student will gain an understanding of the Caterpillar electrical systems, Caterpillar ET, Caterpillar Fuel systems, Caterpillar Tier 3 engines, and basic hydraulic fundamentals.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 12/08/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: HDTT1223

  • HDTT2101 Drive Train I 6
    Description
    HDTT 2101 This course covers repairing, rebuilding, and diagnosing problems in transmissions and differentials. Students are taught how to remove, inspect, and replace gears, shafts, bearings, seals, and other components using the proper tools and procedures. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 6

    Effective Dates: 03/21/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: HDTT2101

  • HDTT2104 Drive Train II 4
    Description
    HDTT 2104 This course covers the theory of operation, repair, removal, inspection, and installation of the clutch and drive shafts. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 03/22/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: HDTT2104

  • HDTT2107 Diesel Fundamentals 3
    Description
    HDTT 2107 This course covers the basic theory, operation, and understanding of the two- and four-stroke cycle diesel engine. The compression ignition engine principles and the engine's components will be covered, along with the disassembly, inspection, evaluation, reassembly, and proper torque techniques which are used on this type of engine. The different engine tools and their proper usage will also be covered. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 03/22/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: HDTT2107

  • HDTT2110 Diesel Fuel Systems 1
    Description
    HDTT 2110 This course will cover the basic operation, theory, and understanding of non-electronic diesel fuel systems. Each of the components, their operation, usage, and internal parts will be covered and then tied together to show the student the complete fuel system. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 03/22/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: HDTT2110

  • HDTT2213 Diesel Engine Fundamentals 4
    Description
    HDTT 2213 This course covers the basic components of the diesel engine as well as their removal, inspection, cleaning, repair, proper measuring, replacement, and/or reuse. Prerequisites: HDTT2107

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 03/22/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: HDTT2213

  • HDTT2216 Diesel Electronics 3
    Description
    HDTT 2216 This course covers the basics of the electronically-controlled engines found in the trucking industry today. The components and their usage, testing, diagnosis, repair, and replacement will be covered. The student will be expected to use a wide variety of diagnostic test equipment. Prerequisites: HDTT1218

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 03/22/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: HDTT2216

  • HDTT2222 Diesel Engine Lab
    Description
    HDTT 2222 This course covers the removal, inspection, cleaning, and overhaul of the diesel engine. The use of special overhaul tools and service and parts manuals is included. Prerequisites: HDTT2107

    Credits:

    Effective Dates: 03/21/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: HDTT2222

  • HDTT2228 D.O.T. Certification 1
    Description
    HDTT 2228 This course covers the proper method of performing the federal and state D.O.T. truck inspection. Use of inspection forms and permit stickers will also be covered. After completion of this course and final exam, the student will be a certified truck inspector and able to perform both federal and Minnesota D.O.T. inspections. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 03/23/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: HDTT2228

  • HDTT2230 Heavy Duty Truck Industry Training 2
    Description
    HDTT 2230 This on-line course covers diesel engine component identification, operation, troubleshooting techniques and procedures, service guidelines, and problem solving procedures used on class 7 and 8 on-highway trucks.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 12/08/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: HDTT2230

  • HDTT2970 Heavy Duty Truck Internship
    Description
    HDTT 2970 This course is an elective for diploma-seeking students and with the instructor's prior approval, can take the place of HDTT2222. However, this course is required for the A.A.S. Degree student as a three-credit internship. This course will allow the students hands-on experience while working at their place of employment. There is a list of required job tasks which the student will perform on the job thus acquiring valuable work experience. Prerequisites: None

    Credits:

    Effective Dates: 05/26/1999 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: HDTT2970

  • HEAL1000 First Aid / CPR 1
    Description
    HEAL 1000 This course covers the knowledge and skills that are needed for emergency care of the injured or ill until medical care can be obtained. It should also serve to create an active interest in the prevention of accidents and illnesses. This course covers the knowledge for prevention of unnecessary death from heart attack, the signals of a heart attack, and the actions for survival. Basic skills performed in the management of basic life support are in accordance with standards set by the American Red Cross. (Attendance is mandatory in this course. No excuses are accepted. No makeup is scheduled.)

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 03/06/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: HEAL1000

  • HEAL1005 The Role of the Health Care Technician 2
    Description
    HEAL 1005 The Role of the Patient Care Technician course provides students with the knowledge and understanding of the skills and duties required of Patient Care Technicians. Topics covered in this course includes: function of the Health Care Tech in a number of settings including (hospital, clinic, office, mobile service, long term care) and more. Patient confidentiality and legal aspects of the Health Care Technician along with safety and work ethics are discussed. The course covers basic aseptic technique and infection prevention along with preparation of the patient for examination and treatment. Information regarding the National Certification Certified Patient Care Technician (CPCT) is further discussed related to the AAS degree.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 08/26/2013 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: HEAL1005

  • HEAL1010 CPR For the Professional Rescuer 1
    Description
    HEAL 1010 This course covers the knowledge and skills that are needed for emergency care of the injured or ill until medical care can be obtained. It is designed as a review for those who are professional rescuers, e.g., nurses, firefighters, police officers, lifeguards, etc., who need to renew their CPR certification every year. Basic skills performed in the management of basic life support are in accordance with standards set by the American Red Cross. (Attendance is mandatory in this course. No excuses are accepted. No makeup is scheduled.)

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 03/06/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: HEAL1010

  • HEAL1012 Workplace Training Standard First Aid 1
    Description
    HEAL 1012 This course is designed to give individuals the knowledge and skills necessary to recognize and provide basic care for injuries and sudden illness in the workplace until advanced medical personnel arrive and take over. Course includes modules on Ergonomics; Back Injury Prevention; Workplace Violence Awareness; Preventing Disease Transmission; Adult CPR/AED; Slips, Trips and Falls; Stress Management; and Heart of the Matter. THIS COURSE IS THE SAME AS HLTW1012.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 01/01/2001 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: HEAL1012

  • HEAL1020 Advanced First Aid 1
    Description
    HEAL 1020 This course covers the knowledge and skills necessary to provide emergency care of the injured or ill until advanced medical care arrives. This course provides in-depth knowledge as well as advanced first aid skills. First aid skills are in accordance with the guidelines of the National Safety Council. (Attendance is mandatory in this course. No excuses are accepted. No makeup is scheduled.)

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 03/06/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: HEAL1020

  • HEAL1030 Emergency Care for Technical Trades 3
    Description
    HEAL 1030 This is an industry-related course that covers the knowledge and skills that are needed for emergency care of the injured or ill until medical help may be obtained and creates interest in the prevention of accidents and illness. This course covers the knowledge for prevention of death from heart attack or stroke and the signals and actions for survival. Covered also are the care and prevention of natural element conditions that may become life threatening situations. Basic skills performed in the management of basic life support are in accordance with standards set by the National Safety Council.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 09/01/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: HEAL1030

  • HEAL1035 Wilderness First Aid 1
    Description
    HEAL 1035 This course covers the knowledge and skills necessary to care for those who are injured or suddenly ill in remote locations. The Wilderness Medical Society defines wilderness as a remote geographical location more than one hour from definitive medical care. The information taught in this course will provide you with the "what to look fors" and the "what to do's" necessary to successfully manage injuries and sudden illnesses that occur in delayed help situations. This course targets outdoor enthusiasts (hikers, skiers, hunters, climbers, etc.), individuals who work in remote areas, (farmers, foresters, linesmen, truckers, ranchers), people who live in areas where the EMS system may not be able to respond immediately to an emergency (small communities, ranches, and vacation homes), as well as for those who travel in countries where medical care may be inadequate or difficult to reach.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 08/24/2009 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: HEAL1035

  • HEAL1040 Emergency Care on the Job 2
    Description
    HEAL 1040 This is an industry related course that covers the knowledge and skills that are needed for emergency care of the injured or ill until medical help may be obtained and also to create interest in the prevention of accidents and illness. This course covers the knowledge for prevention of death from heart attack or stroke and the signals and actions for survival. Covered also are the care and prevention of natural element conditions that may become life threatening situation also. Basic skills performed in the management of basic life support are done according to standards set by the National Safety Council. Prerequiste: None.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 08/24/2009 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: HEAL1040

  • HEAL1060 Nursing Assistant 5
    Description
    HEAL 1060 This course introduces concepts of basic human needs and the function of the nursing assistant in long term care and or home health care. Basic nursing skills will be demonstrated and practiced in the laboratory setting. Upon successful completion of classroom studies, the student will participate in 24 hours of supervised clinical experience in a long term care setting. This course is a prerequisite for the Practical Nursing Program. It meets the objectives of Federal State Statutory requirements for nursing assistant training. Prerequisites: None. Individuals who provide direct contact services to clients of licensed facilities are required to have complete criminal background studies. Disqualified persons will not be permitted to work in these facilities.

    Credits: 5

    Effective Dates: 08/25/2008 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: HEAL1060

  • HEAL1070 Trained Medication Aide 2
    Description
    HEAL 1070 This state-approved program provides an overview of the requirements concerning medications and their administration. Other topics include legal criteria, medical abbeviations, measurements, use of the Physician's Desk Reference (PDR), and overview of body systems and drug classifications. Administration of medications via oral, eye, ear, rectal, and topical routes will also be covered. Attendance of all classes is mandatory; any absence will result in repeating the course. Students must attain 90% on all examinations to continue in the class.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 06/01/2001 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: HEAL1070

  • HEAL1075 Trained Medication Aid 3
    Description
    HEAL 1075 This program provides an overview of the requirements concerning medications and their administration. Other topics include legal criteria, medical abbreviations, medical math and basic dosage calculations, use of the Physician's Desk Reference (PDR) along with current medication handbooks. A basic overview of body systems and drug classifications are included. Administration of medications via oral, eye, ear, rectal, topical and inhalant routes will also be covered. Attendance of all classes is mandatory; any absence will may result in repeating the course. Students must attain 90% on all examinations to continue in the class.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: HEAL1075

  • HEAL1101 Anatomy and Physiology 4
    Description
    HEAL 1101 This course is an introduction to the structure and function of the human body. Focus will be on the study of each individual organ system and the interaction of each system with the rest of the body.

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 06/03/2002 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: HEAL1101

  • HEAL1150 Health Career Mathematics 1
    Description
    HEAL 1150 This course will assist students in mastering the skills necessary to determine drug dosages. Applicable basic skills will be reviewed, followed by proportions and a study of the metric system and the apothecaries' system. A major portion of the time will be spent solving drug dosage word problems. Prerequisite: Qualifying scores on ACCUPLACER Arithmetic test.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 03/04/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: HEAL1150

  • HEAL1400 Nutrition and Diet Therapy 2
    Description
    HEAL 1400 This course provides a study of basic nutritional concepts. Diet guidelines and menu planning are emphasized using the Food Guide Pyramid. Therapeutic diets are discussed as related to specific disease conditions. Prerequisites: HEAL1000, HEAL1050, AND OFFC1045.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 03/06/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: HEAL1400

  • HEAL1502 Medical Terminology 2
    Description
    HEAL 1502 This course is an introduction to building medical terms and learning the meanings. Students will learn combining forms, word roots, prefixes and suffixes, and how these word parts apply to building medical terms. Students will also learn common medical abbreviations and symbols.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 01/07/2002 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: HEAL1502

  • HEAL1750 Nutrition and Diet Therapy 3
    Description
    HEAL 1750 This course provides a study of basic nutritional concepts. Diet guidelines and menu planning are emphasized using the Dietary Guidelines for Americans and ChooseMyPlate Food Guide. Therapeutic diets are discussed as related to specific disease conditions, with emphasis on management of restricted sodium, modified fat and cholesterol, and diabetic and calorie controlled diets.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/26/2013 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: HEAL1750

  • HEAL1800 First Aid / CPR for the Allied Health Care Provider 1
    Description
    HEAL 1800 This course covers the knowledge and skills that are needed for emergency care of the injured or ill until medical care can be obtained. It should also serve to create an active interest in the prevention of accidents and illnesses. This course is designed for those needing more advanced knowledge and skills than the layperson; medical assistants, personal trainers, lifeguard, police officers for emergency care of the injured or ill until advanced medical care can be obtained. Basic skills performed in the management of basic life support are in accordance with standards set by the American Red Cross. (Attendance is mandatory in this course. No excuses are accepted. No makeup is schduled.)

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 08/22/2005 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: HEAL1800

  • HEAL2500 Medical Office Skills for the Health Care Technician 3
    Description
    HEAL 2500 This course provides an orientation to the health care delivery system, health records, and basic health information as it applies to the Health Care Technician. A study of the basic concepts of medical record science includes the Medication Record (Pyxis) and basic office technology. The course will provide information and simulation skills in areas such as: the medical record, assembly of records and soft skills including customer service and communication skills needed in the healthcare setting. Basic documentation skills related to medical information and core office personnel skills are introduced as they relate to the healthcare profession.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/26/2013 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: HEAL2500

  • HEAL2700 Capstone 3
    Description
    HEAL 2700 This course provides students with the opportunity to function more independently in the simulation/clinical setting. Emphasis is placed on critical thinking and role transition from student to graduate nurse. Students are assigned to work as members of the health care team in the simulation setting.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/26/2013 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: HEAL2700

  • HIST1100 History of the United States to 1877 4
    Description
    HIST 1100 This class is a survey of American history from early Native Americans to Reconstruction. It consists of a combination of primary and secondary sources that focus on the major political and social changes of America to 1877. Meets MnTC Goal 5

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 01/06/2002 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 5

    Course Outline: HIST1100

  • HIST1200 History of the U.S. from 1877 to the Present 4
    Description
    HIST 1200 This course will survey the major historical events of the United States from 1877 to the present. The text emphasizes political and social developments while the secondary readings provide a closer examination of this period's major themes. Meets MnTC Goal 5

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 08/22/2002 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 5

    Course Outline: HIST1200

  • HIST1250 Women in America 1490-Present 3
    Description
    HIST 1250 This course is designed to introduce students to the caried experiences of women in America from pre-contact until the present time. It also explores the various ways gender has shaped society in America. Topics covered include women's involvement in and the impact on women of European settlement, slavery, revolution, nation building, reform, industrialization, depression, war and second-wave feminism. Using primary and secondary sources, students will explore the racial and ethnic diversity of women in America and how their experiences have changed over time. Meets MnTC Goal 5

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2012 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 5

    Course Outline: HIST1250

  • HIST1300 World History 4
    Description
    HIST 1300 Big History is a new approach to World History that widens the scale of study from a few thousand years to the entire past. Rather than studying World History through the lenses of different cultures, nations, and civilizations, Big History starts 13 billion years ago and attempts to place the human species in the context of the universe. This course begins with the scientific account of the universe's beginnings and then describes the formation of the earth including its flora and fauna. The majority of the course concentrates on the major trends and developments of human societies from the Paleolithic, throughout the agararian, and into the modern era. Prerequisites: College reading level recommended. Meets MnTC Goal 5 and MnTC Goal 8

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 05/16/2005 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 5,8

    Course Outline: HIST1300

  • HIST1350 World War II 3
    Description
    HIST 1350 This course is a historical introduction to World War II including analysis of such topics as the causes of war and peace; strategy, tactics, and technologies in the major theaters; political and military leadership; and war crimes. Prerequisites: None. Meets MnTC Goal 5

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2012 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 5

    Course Outline: HIST1350

  • HIST1400 American Environmental History 3
    Description
    HIST 1400 This 100% on-line lecture course examines the interaction between humans and the natural world in the United States from the late nineteenth century to the present. In addition, heavy emphasis is placed on recent Minnesota environmental history. The course considers such diverse topics as the industrialization and urban growth on the environment, the emergence of ecology and green politics, and creation of the idea of Nature in American culture. Students will be expected to develop a historical understanding of the major themes of modern American environmental history; relationships between human activity and pollution in cities, emergence of reform movements and environmental regulations, relationships between increasing urban growth and increasing environmental concern, and the rise of environmental politics in both local and national settings. Prerequisites: None. Meets MnTC Goal 5 and MnTC Goal 10

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/15/2006 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 5,10

    Course Outline: HIST1400

  • HIST1450 The History of Minnesota 3
    Description
    HIST 1450 This 3 credit history course explores the history of Minnesota from the ice age and early Native Americans to the events of today. Through a combination of three textbooks, internet sites and field trip visits to historical sites students can gain an appreciation of the contributions made by those who came before us in the state we now call Minnesota. Prerequisties: None. Meets MnTC Goal 5

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/25/2008 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 5

    Course Outline: HIST1450

  • HIST1500 History of Western Civilization 3
    Description
    HIST 1500 This course examines the nature of the Western world and how it has shaped the men and women who are its heirs. Students will understand the role Western civilization has and is playing in the worldwide civilization of the present day. The course focuses on the outstanding institutions, ideas, and creative works that have formed (and expressed) Western civilization, as well as on Western interactions with other civilizations in the past and present. As Shakespeare observed, "What's past is prologue." Prerequisites: None. Meets MnTC Goal 5

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/15/2006 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 5

    Course Outline: HIST1500

  • HIST1550 America in the Vietnam Era 3
    Description
    HIST 1550 Historical introduction to the Vietnam War and the dramatic social, economic, cultural and political transformations of the Vietnam era. Includes the French Conquest, rise of nationalism, WWII and Cold War containment, secret CIA operations, civil rights movement, Environmental movement, Black Power, counterculture, political murder, anti-war movement, Watergate, Pentagon/VA transgressions, normalizations.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/23/2013 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 7,9

    Course Outline: HIST1550

  • HIST1600 America, the Civil War, and the 19th Century 3
    Description
    HIST 1600 This course is designed to introduce students to the varied experiences of Americans, North and South, during the Civil War Era. It explores the causes and outcomes of the Civil War as well as the events of the war itself. This class also examines how gender shaped the war experience and how the war's legacy affected the decades that followed. Topics covered include slavery, the Market Revolution, abolition, succession, Civil War battles, life on the home front, contributions by women and African-Americans, Reconstruction, post-war industrialization, and war commemoration. Using primary and secondary sources, students will explore the war from its roots through its aftermath. Meets MnTC Goal 5.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/23/2013 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 5

    Course Outline: HIST1600

  • HUMA1100 Introduction to Humanities 4
    Description
    HUMA 1100 This course emphasizes eight disciplines as they have grown and influenced each other and the societies that produced them through the ages in western history. These disciplines are: literature, art, architecture, philosophy, music, science, religion, and technology. The course will include analysis of written text, pictures, and ideas. Meets MnTC Goal 6

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 08/23/2004 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 6

    Course Outline: HUMA1100

  • HUMA1125 The Humanities in Modern Minnesota 3
    Description
    HUMA 1125 This course emphasizes eight disciplines that make-up the humanities (literature, art, architecture, philosophy, music, science, religion, and technology) and looks at how Minnesotans are defining and influencing our local and national culture. The course will include analysis of written texts, art, architecture, music, science, performances, and ideas. Meets MnTC Goal 6

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 11/05/2010 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 6

    Course Outline: HUMA1125

  • IDES1010 Introduction to Photoshop / Dual listed with VCOM 1010 2
    Description
    IDES 1010 This is an introduction of the basic tools used for image manipulation in Adobe PhotoShop. Image modification and compositing, use of the scanner, and mastery of PhotoShop tools are stressed. Image adjustment and enhancement and layer masks are also taught. Prerequisites: None. DUAL NUMBERED COURSE VCOM1010.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 01/12/2009 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: IDES1010

  • IDES1060 Creative Problem Solving (Dual listed with VCOM 1060) 3
    Description
    IDES 1060 In this course various methods of solving creative problems will be explored through design projects. The elements and principles of design will be utilized applying methods of creative problem solving. DUAL NUMBERED WITH VCOM1060. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/19/2008 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: IDES1060

  • IDES1101 Design Fundamentals 4
    Description
    IDES 1101 This course covers the elements and principles of design: line, shape and form, space, texture, color and balance, proportion and scale, unity and harmony, and emphasis, in two-dimensional and three-dimensional formats. Color will be a focus, include the study of hue, saturation, and intensity, and how color affects people and interior space.

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 08/27/2012 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: IDES1101

  • IDES1111 Drafting I 4
    Description
    IDES 1111 This course covers basic skills for generating and reading manual and computer-aided drawings for design and construction. Students will learn industry graphic standards for 2-dimensional drawings, including line quality and drawing nomenclature. Industry standard formatting for various drawing types and sheet sizes will be addressed.

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 08/27/2012 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: IDES1111

  • IDES1112 Introduction to SketchUp Modeling Software (Dual listed w/ ARCT 1300) 3
    Description
    IDES 1112 This course will introduce the motivated student to 3 dimensional modeling software currently being used in professional design offices. Fundamental concepts, commands, and tools of the SketchUp will be taught in an enhanced on-line learning environment. There will be two on site formal lectures introducing basic concepts and ten on-line sessions. Students will submit required projects, questions and comments, to D2L server. Students will complete self-paced tutorials available at the following web address: http://www.sketchup.com. Prerequisites: The student will have a working knowledge of Mac OS and/or Windows XP. It is recommended the student have a background in either drafting, art or computer graphics. DUAL NUMBERED COURSE ARCT1300.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 01/12/2009 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: IDES1112

  • IDES1121 Critical Thinking and Programming 4
    Description
    IDES 1121 This course introduces students to the critical thinking skills used in the design process of interior spaces. Cultural anthropology, anthropometrics, universal design, and ergonomics will be studied. Students will synthesize these factors to generated strategic layouts for interior environments. The initial phases of the design process - programming (gathering project information) and schematic design (develop preliminary concepts) will be explored.

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 08/27/2012 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: IDES1121

  • IDES1136 Presentation Techniques I 4
    Description
    IDES 1136 This course covers the process of making visual and verbal presentations. These presentations will be focused on the appropriate industry needs. The visual material will cover sketching and rendering techniques, and the preparation of one-point and two-point perspective drawings. Students will also learn proper techniques and design criteria for board presentation. The verbal component of the class will cover and apply techniques for a successful design presentation.

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 08/27/2012 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: IDES1136

  • IDES1207 Residential Studio I 4
    Description
    IDES 1207 This course covers the basic skills necessary to design both public and private interior spaces in a home. The interior design process will be applied, with an emphasis on the design development phase (refining the design concept and focusing on design details). Sustainable design principles for housing will be introduced, including industry rating systems. Students will investigate furnishings, lighting and finish material sources in progressively complex residential interior design projects. Design fundamentals, critical thinking skills, presentation techniques and verbal presentation skills will be utilized.

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 08/27/2012 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: IDES1207

  • IDES1211 Drafting II 4
    Description
    IDES 1211 This course covers intermediate skills for generating and reading computer-aided drawings for design and construction. Students will generate drawings used throughout the design process, including industry graphic standards and formatting. Computer software and hardware appropriate to entry level job positions will be used.

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 08/27/2012 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: IDES1211

  • IDES1218 Commercial Studio I 4
    Description
    IDES 1218 This course covers the basic skills necessary to design both public and private interior spaces in a commercial setting. The interior design process will be applied, with an emphasis on the design development phase (refining the design concept and focusing on design details). Sustainable design principles for commercial spaces will be introduced. Students will investigate furnishings, lighting and finish material sources in progressively complex commercial interior design projects. Design fundamentals, critical thinking skills, presentation techniques, and verbal presentation skills will be utilized.

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 08/27/2012 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: IDES1218

  • IDES1231 History of Architecture and Interiors 4
    Description
    IDES 1231 This course covers the history of architecture and interiors, from ancient times through the 21st century, with which an interior designer must be familiar for use in industry applications. Particular focus is placed on the history of furniture during these periods.

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 08/27/2012 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: IDES1231

  • IDES1241 Presentation Techniques II 3
    Description
    IDES 1241 This course covers computer based design visualization practices. These practices will be focused on the appropriate industry needs. Students will utilize computer based color application techniques to create rendered presentation drawings. Three-dimensional computer modeling processes and digital image editing will be employed. Strategies for effective visual presentations will be integrated into course work, including electronic presentation layouts. Verbal presentation skills will be utilized.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/27/2012 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: IDES1241

  • IDES1250 Sustainable Building Systems and Regulations 4
    Description
    IDES 1250 This course covers basic residential and commercial construction methods and materials, building systems, and sustainable design principles, including floors, walls, and ceilings. Interface of mechanical, plumbing, electrical, telecommunications, and environmental systems in buildings will be addressed. Students will study building codes and regulations for application in interior design studio courses.

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2012 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: IDES1250

  • IDES2107 Color and Light 4
    Description
    IDES 2107 This course continues the study of color principles, theory and psychology, and how color affects people and interior space. Light sources, lighting systems, environmental factors and lighting design methods will also be studied. Students will investigate the dynamics of color and light in interior environments while developing knowledge of lighting techniques and their effects.

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 08/27/2012 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: IDES2107

  • IDES2111 Materials and Estimating 4
    Description
    IDES 2111 This course provides students with information that will allow them to establish a systematic approach to selecting materials for interior environments. Students will also create specifications for interior materials, emphasizing code requirements and testing standards. Environmental issues and concerns in relation to the product materials will be addressed. Textiles and their use in residential and commercial interiors are presented. Students will learn the appropriate estimating techniques to determine accurate material amounts for any given job. The overall appropriateness and manufacturing process combined with the use of materials for walls, floors and ceilings will be emphasized.

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 08/27/2012 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: IDES2111

  • IDES2137 Commercial Studio II 4
    Description
    IDES 2137 This course covers the interior design of public spaces. The design process will be applied, with emphasis on the design development phase (refining the design concept and focusing on design details) and the contract documentation phase (construction drawings and specifications). Students will continue to address commercial furnishings, lighting and finish materials. Synthesis of design elements and principles, building systems and regulations, sustainable design principles and product application will be used in progressively complex commercial interior design projects.

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 08/27/2012 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: IDES2137

  • IDES2147 Residential Studio II 4
    Description
    IDES 2147 This course covers the basics of residential kitchen and bathroom design. The course uses the guidelines published by the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA) as well as universal design and sustainable design principles. Spatial analysis, material and product selection, construction drawings and product specification are addressed. Students will utilize computer software specific to the residential kitchen and bath industry.

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 08/27/2012 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: IDES2147

  • IDES2201 Business Practices 4
    Description
    IDES 2201 This course emphasizes the business practices specific to the interior design industry, including professional ethics, organizational procedures, marketing and sales, and business plan components. The course will also focus on exploring career directions in interior design, including tools and information necessary to obtain an internship position upon the completion of interior design course work.

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 08/27/2012 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: IDES2201

  • IDES2211 Senior Studio 5
    Description
    IDES 2211 This is a Capstone course that serves as a culmination of design skills and knowledge from all interior design courses. Students have the opportunity to select a residential, kitchen and bath, or commercial studio project. Students' projects will utilize the design process, which includes programming/strategic planning, schematic design, design development and contract documentation. The outcomes must qualify for portfolio inclusion and will be juried by industry professionals.

    Credits: 5

    Effective Dates: 08/27/2012 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: IDES2211

  • IDES2400 Portfolio 2
    Description
    IDES 2400 This is a Capstone course to develop a presentation portfolio utilizing multimedia and printed applications. Students will generate a professional portfolio comprised of project work completed in studio courses within the program. Portfolios will be refined and presented to industry professionals in a Portfolio Review.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 08/27/2012 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: IDES2400

  • IDES2970 INTERNSHIP: Interior Design 4
    Description
    IDES 2970 Upon the satisfactory completion of and/or current enrollment in all IDES coursework, this on-the-job training will provide the interior design student with the opportunity to participate in an internship position within his/her determined area of interiors to strengthen skills in a real design environment. Established design goals from IDES 2100 will be applied in selecting the location and type of design specialty most appropriate to each student. The course is completed after the exterior notebook, hours, and a conference with each student's internship faculty representative is recorded. Each participant is to complete 224 hours of internship work. Prerequisites: Current enrollment in and/or completion of ALL IDES coursework.

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 03/22/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: IDES2970

  • INDS1000 Individual Studies Career Exploration 1
    Description
    INDS 1000 This course is designed for the planning efforts of students who are enrolled in the Individualized Studies major. This interactive course is for individuals to uncover the career exploration process by understanding how personal characteristics develop interests, values, and abilities as they relate to career choices. This course is required for Individualized Studies students in their first semester and will result in a comprehensive plan for degree completion at the college. Prerequisites: Student must be an Individual Studies major.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 08/24/2009 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: INDS1000

  • INTS0121 Test Taking and Basic Writing 1
    Description
    INTS 0121 This course will provide students with effective ways to approach such common test formats as multiple choice, matching, true/false, short answer, and essay questions. Techniques for reviewing and retention will also be covered. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 04/06/1999 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: INTS0121

  • INTS1000 College Success Strategies 2
    Description
    INTS 1000 This course is designed to assist students to improve their cognitive and affective skills in order to achieve academic success. The topics included in the course are time management, note taking, test taking, using print and electronic resources, responsibility, motivation and attitude.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 03/30/1999 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: INTS1000

  • INTS1010 Job Search Skills 1
    Description
    INTS 1010 This course is designed to introduce students to the fundamentals of planning and organizing job search strategies. Emphasis is placed on identification of individual goals, assessment of talents, exploration of career options, analysis of the job market, effective use of employment search tools (e.g. resume, cover letters, interviewing, networking), and management of career pathways.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 09/22/2000 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: INTS1010

  • INTS1040 Sharing Your Culture 1
    Description
    INTS 1040 This course is intended for international students. It requires them to present information about their native country and culture to various groups. Course topics include research of cultural organizations and resources, orgnization of practice in presentation delivery, participation in multicultural activities, and performance of community service. This class is reserved for International students accepted into a DCTC program of study, attending full-time under an F1 visa. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 01/01/2001 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: INTS1040

  • INTS1050 TRIO First Year Experience 2
    Description
    INTS 1050 This course is designed to teach students the skills to succeed in college. The topics include time management, note taking, test taking, college resources, motivation, organizational skills, learning styles, memory techniques, and stress reduction. Prerequisites: Students must be in the TRIO program.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 08/20/2007 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: INTS1050

  • INTS1060 TRIO First Year Experience Critical Thinking 1
    Description
    INTS 1060 This course is designed to build on INTS1050 and continue to work with students on the skills to succeed in college. The topics include critical thinking, effective discussions, organization, testing, and learning difficulties. Prerequisisites: Students must be in the TRIO Program.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 08/20/2007 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: INTS1060

  • INTS2002 Leadership for Student Diplomats 1
    Description
    INTS 2002 This course is designed to assist students in improving their campus knowledge and gaining leadership skills. This knowledge is importatnt for their personal growth and for carrying out Diplomat responsibilities. This is a 16-hour, one credit repeatable course with P/NC grading. Prerequisites: INTS1001 Student Leadership Academy, preferred

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 01/07/2002 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: INTS2002

  • INTS2955 Community Development through Service Learning 2
    Description
    INTS 2955 The Community Development through Service Learning course is designed to promote experiential learning to familiarize students with citizenship and community service. Students are required to demonstrate their knowledge of and approach to community service through participation in an approved community service project. Students will be asked to reflect upon their experience then analyze the experience based on relevant course concepts. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 08/27/2007 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: INTS2955

  • ISTC1000 Introduction to Information Systems Management 3
    Description
    ISTC 1000 This course provides an overview of computer hardware, relational databases, local area networks and programming. Information Systems terminology and industry acronyms associated with data, voice and video are also covered. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/20/2007 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ISTC1000

  • ISTC1010 Microcomputer Maintenance 3
    Description
    ISTC 1010 This course is designed for the PC novice to learn how to maintain, upgrade, and repair personal computers. Participants will remove and replace motherboards, and various input/output devices. Hard drives maintenance procedures (formatting) and loading operating systems will be covered. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/20/2007 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ISTC1010

  • ISTC1015 Supporting Business Applications 3
    Description
    ISTC 1015 This course prepares IT students to support end users on the Microsoft Office Suite. This course covers basic computer concepts on computer hardware and desktop application software. Students will learn the fundamentals of word processing, database, and spreadsheet and presentation applications. Students will also be introduced to use of the Internet, online collaboration tools, and outlook. The capstone of the course will cover a comprehensive integration with Office applications.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 11/05/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ISTC1015

  • ISTC1020 Introduction to Computer Applications 3
    Description
    ISTC 1020 This online-enhanced course covers the basics of using Personal Computers (PC's) and the Microsoft Office Professional suite of programs, including Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint to create documents, spreadsheets, databases and presentations. Students will also be introduced to the Internet, e-mail and the history of computers.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 10/20/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ISTC1020

  • ISTC1025 Computer Basics 1
    Description
    ISTC 1025 This course covers basic information on operating system software, word processing software and presentation software, students will be introduced to the Internet, including ethics and security, information literacy and navigating an online platform.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 11/05/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ISTC1025

  • ISTC1030 Operating Systems I 3
    Description
    ISTC 1030 This course covers operating system administration with the use of command line for microcomputers. Topics include booting and configuring the system, the use of internal commands and external commands, file management, networking, and writing of batch files. rerequisites: None

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/20/2007 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ISTC1030

  • ISTC1033 Operating Systems II 3
    Description
    ISTC 1033 This course is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to install, configure, manage and troubleshoot desktop clients in a network. Lectures, hands-on projects and exercises reinforce skills as they are learned. Specific topic coverage includes: Installing; Using the System Utilities; Managing File Systems and Storage; Users, Groups, Profiles, and Policies; Security and Access Controls; Network Protocols; Printing and Faxing; Performance Tuning; Working with the Registry; Booting Process; Fault Tolerance; Troubleshooting. Prerequisites: Operating Systems I ISTC1030

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/20/2007 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ISTC1033

  • ISTC1040 Network Systems I 3
    Description
    ISTC 1040

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/20/2007 - 08/22/2014

    Course Outline: ISTC1040

  • ISTC1045 Network Systems I: Introduction to Networking 3
    Description
    ISTC 1045 This course introduces the architecture, structure, functions, components, and models of the Internet and other computer networks. The principles and structure of IP addressing and the fundamentals of Ethernet concepts, media, and operations are introduced to provide a foundation for the curriculum. By the end of the course, students will be able to build simple LANs, perform basic configurations for routers and switches, and implement IP addressing schemes. This is the first course preparing the student to take the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Routing and Switching examination.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/24/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ISTC1045

  • ISTC1050 Database Systems 3
    Description
    ISTC 1050 This course focuses on the fundamentals of relational databases; their use, design and implementation. The course will include entity-relationship modeling, logical and physical design and normalization, as well as the definition of tables and indexes. The use of Structured Query Language (SQL) for data manipulation will be emphasized. The course will also cover concepts of client/server, distributed and object-oriented databases, security and data warehousing. Prerequisites: COML1400 Introduction to Computers or equivalent work with databases.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/20/2007 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ISTC1050

  • ISTC1060 Security I 3
    Description
    ISTC 1060 This course is designed to investigate the analysis and implementation of network security policies, procedures and guidelines for establishing, monitoring and controlling methodologies for local and wide area networks. The course covers authentication methods, communication security, infrastructure security, cryptography, operational security and firewalls. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/20/2007 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ISTC1060

  • ISTC1100 Business Communication 3
    Description
    ISTC 1100 This course focuses on the foundations of business communication in the Information Systems Industry. The topics will include developing your business writing skills, correspondence, written and oral business reports, employment communication, as well as topics on the social and ethical implications of Information Systems. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/20/2007 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ISTC1100

  • ISTC1138 Computer Applications For Electricians 2
    Description
    ISTC 1138 This course covers the basics of using Personal Computers (PC's) and the Microsoft Office Professional suite of programs, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint to create documents, spreadsheets and presentations. Students will also be introduced to the Internet, electrical industry applications and e-mail.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 08/22/2011 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ISTC1138

  • ISTC1205 Web Client Programming 3
    Description
    ISTC 1205 This course covers technologies used to create Internet client applications. Students will create numerous web applications using scripting tools/languages. The course includes the topics of cascading style sheets, tables, frames, forms and multimedia integration. Emphasis will be placed on the design, development, deployment and maintenance of the interactive web sites. Prerequisite: Introduction to Programming ISTC1300.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/20/2007 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ISTC1205

  • ISTC1210 Web Server Programming 3
    Description
    ISTC 1210 This course covers server-side components used to create dynamic web sites. Several technologies such as middleware, scripts and servlets will be explored. Methods and tools for integrating data will be emphasized including those provided as open source. Prerequisite: Introduction to Programming ISTC1300.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/20/2007 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ISTC1210

  • ISTC1230 Systems Analysis and Design 3
    Description
    ISTC 1230 This course provides coverage of systems analysis and design theories and techniques. Both the traditional, structured approach and the object-oriented approach to systems development will be explored. Students will learn the theory of analysis, design and implementation following the guidelines of the Systems Development Life Cycle. Students will demonstrate system modeling with UML. Prerequisite: Introduction to Programming ISTC1300 or equivalent programming experience.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/20/2007 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ISTC1230

  • ISTC1300 Introduction to Programming 3
    Description
    ISTC 1300 This course provides the beginner programmer with a guide to developing programs using structured programming logic. Analysis, design, coding, testing and debugging will be covered. Students will be exposed to various design techniques, such as flowcharts, as prequels to writing code. Programming key points include structured programming, modularized programming, decision-making, looping, arrays, data file utilization, arrays and object-oriented classes. Students will be exposed to procedural and object-oriented programming. Students will be required to generate simple programs for this course. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/20/2007 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ISTC1300

  • ISTC1400 Wireless Systems 3
    Description
    ISTC 1400 This course provides hands-on experience to wireless networking. The student will explore the latest wireless technologies following networking industry 802.11x standards. This course includes the planning, designing, installing and configuring wireless LANs from the principal Wireless LAN vendors, and explores the interrelationship of their hardware, software and applications. Prerequisites: Network System I ISTC1040 or equivalent networking experience

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/20/2007 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ISTC1400

  • ISTC2006 Network Systems II: Routing and Switching Essentials 3
    Description
    ISTC 2006 This course describes the architecture, components, and operations of routers and switches in a small network. Students learn how to configure a router and a switch for basic functionality. By the end of this course, students will be able to configure and troubleshoot routers and switches and resolve common issues with RIPv1, RIPv2, single-area and multi-area OSPF, virtual LANs, and inter-VLAN routing in both IPv4 and IPv6 networks. This is the second course preparing the student to take the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Routing and Switching examination. Prerequisite: ISTC1045

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/24/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ISTC2006

  • ISTC2011 Network Systems III: Scaling Networks 3
    Description
    ISTC 2011 This course describes the architecture, components, and operations of routers and switches in a larger and more complex network. Students learn how to configure routers and switches for advanced functionality. By the end of this course, students will be able to configure and troubleshoot routers and switches and resolve common issues with OSPF, EIGRP, STP, and VTP in both IPv4 and IPv6 networks. Students will also develop the knowledge and skills needed to implement DHCP and DNS operations in a network. This is the third course preparing the student to take the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Routing and Switching examination. Prerequisites: ISTC2006

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/22/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ISTC2011

  • ISTC2016 Network Systems IV: Connecting Networks 3
    Description
    ISTC 2016 This course discusses the WAN technologies and network services required by converged applications in a complex network. The course enables students to understand the selection criteria of network devices and WAN technologies to meet network requirements. Students learn how to configure and troubleshoot network devices and resolve common issues with data link protocols. Students will also develop the knowledge and skills needed to implement IPSec and virtual private network (VPN) operations in a complex network. This is the fourth (and final) course preparing the student to take the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Routing and Switching examination. Prerequisites: ISTC2011

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/22/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ISTC2016

  • ISTC2020 Advanced Networking 3
    Description
    ISTC 2020 This course focuses on the concepts and procedures of creating TCP/IP network services. The student will build network servers and services using commercial and open source products. Topics include installing and configuring DNS, DHCP, Web, proxy, TFTP, SMTP and FTP servers, and firewalls. Other topics cover LAN switching, routing, IP addressing, OSI model, and TCP/IP protocols.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 12/08/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ISTC2020

  • ISTC2035 Operating Systems III 3
    Description
    ISTC 2035 In this course the student is expected to learn the procedures underlying server operating systems. The course will cover network design, installing Servers, configuring and optimizing Servers, managing users and groups, disk quotas, basic and dynamic disks, security, and print management. Prerequisites: Networking Systems I ISTC1040 and Operating Systems II ISTC1033

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/20/2007 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ISTC2035

  • ISTC2040 Database Management 3
    Description
    ISTC 2040 This course focuses on working with an enterprise-level database management system as well as basic administrative tasks such as installations. The use of Structured Query Language (SQL) will be emphasized as it relates to data definition and data manipulation. Topics also include triggers and stored procedures. Prerequisites: Database Systems ISTC1050.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/20/2007 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ISTC2040

  • ISTC2050 Data Structures 3
    Description
    ISTC 2050 This course introduces the student to the theory, design and implementation of common data structures and related algorithms. Topics include linked lists, recursion, stacks, queues, search algorithms, sorting algorithms, graphs and binary trees. Students will write numerous programs to demonstrate comprehension of the course topics.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/20/2007 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ISTC2050

  • ISTC2065 Security II: Firewalls 3
    Description
    ISTC 2065 This course is designed for the network administrator who needs to learn the basics of VPN security and network firewalls. Basic installation techniques are covered along with how to make an intelligent choice of firewall technology. Basic firewall troubleshooting is also presented. This course aligns with the CheckPoint CCSA Certification outline. Prerequisites: Security I ISTC1060

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/20/2007 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ISTC2065

  • ISTC2070 Security III: Forensics 3
    Description
    ISTC 2070 This course provides the student with methods for conducting a computer forensics investigation including procedures, tools, ethics, and analysis. This course maps to the objectives of the International Association of Computer Investigative Specialists (IACIS) certification. Prerequisites: Security II ISTC2065

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/20/2007 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ISTC2070

  • ISTC2100 Project Management 3
    Description
    ISTC 2100 This course will provide fundamentals of planning and managing projects for information system (IS) organization. This includes creating a capstone project which will involve schedules, using critical path, assigning resources, and tracking progress. Focus is on topics that are unique to management of projects in an IS department. Prerequisites: Students should take this course in their last semester of studies

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/20/2007 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ISTC2100

  • ISTC2120 Financial Accounting for Information Systems 3
    Description
    ISTC 2120 This course focuses on the fundamentals of the accounting system, as well as examines financial reporting from the perspective of decision makers outside the company. The topics will integrate these inside/outside perspectives by studying the accounting activities that take place inside the company and evaluating their impact on users outside the company. Topic coverage is paced appropriately for non-accounting majors. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/20/2007 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ISTC2120

  • ISTC2150 Virtualization, Storage, and Cloud Technologies 3
    Description
    ISTC 2150 This course covers the fundamentals of virtualization and network storage technologies. Topics covered in this course include Network Attached Storage, Storage Area Networks, Hypervisors, virtual machines, cloud-based technologies, and additional related technologies. Prerequisites: ISTC1060 and ISTC2006

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/22/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ISTC2150

  • ISTC2310 Java I 3
    Description
    ISTC 2310 This course covers the JAVA language and how to use it to create a variety of applications. The course will cover object-oriented topics such as classes, methods, constructors, inheritance and polymorphism as well as primitive data types and control structures. The course will include creating applications that utilize the JAVA Swing Classes. Object-oriented design using the Unified Modeling Language will also be introduced. Although this is an introductory Java course, students are expected to have a preexisting knowledge of programming concepts. Prerequisites: Introduction to Programming ISTC1300

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/20/2007 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ISTC2310

  • ISTC2315 Java II 3
    Description
    ISTC 2315 This course builds on JAVA I to cover some of JAVA's more advanced capacities. Topics covered include the embedding of simple applets in web pages, enterprise wide development of distributed n-tier client/server applications, Remote Method Invocation (RMI), JAVA Database Connectivity (JDBC), server side JAVA programming (Servlets/JSP), collections and data structures. Prerequisites: Java I ISTC2310 or equivalent Java programming experience

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/20/2007 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ISTC2315

  • ISTC2320 .NET I 3
    Description
    ISTC 2320 This course will introduce the student to the .NET application development environment. The student will learn the .NET tools to create applications that correspond to Windows standards. Topics covered include data controls, reports, multiple-document applications, file processing, elementary database interfacing (ADO.NET), class modules, web applications (ASP.NET) and application installation. The major focus of the course will be on object-oriented topics such as classes, constructors, inheritance and polymorphism used in the context of creating Graphical User Interface (GUI) intense programs. By the end of the course, the student will be able to design and code simple business applications. Prerequisites: Introduction to Programming ISTC1300 or equivalent programming experience.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/20/2007 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ISTC2320

  • ISTC2325 .NET II 3
    Description
    ISTC 2325 This course will present advanced topics in .NET application development. Coursework will focus on developing programs in the 3-tier client/server environment. Topics covered include database interfacing using ADO.NET, web applications using ASP.NET, web services, collections, enumerations, interfaces, Crystal Reports, and an introduction into mobile device applications. Prerequisites: .NET I ISTC2320 or equivalent .NET programming experience

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/20/2007 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ISTC2325

  • ISTC2330 Cross-Platform Mobile Application Development 3
    Description
    ISTC 2330 This course is designed to introduce students to the concepts of cross-platform application development and to get them started in developing mobile applications. Participants will build mobile applications while learning what makes mobile applications different from desktop applications. All prerequisites must be met to take this course, or have an instructor approval. Prerequisite: ISTC1205

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/22/2011 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ISTC2330

  • ISTC2970 Internship 3
    Description
    ISTC 2970 This course is designed to provide students the opportunity to work within the Information Technology field. Students are expected to observe and apply all of the technical skills learned thus far in their program. Students are also expected to conduct themselves in a manner that would be expected of a full-time employee of the organization they are working for.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/22/2013 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ISTC2970

  • LAHT1000 Plant Science 2
    Description
    LAHT 1000 This course covers the study of biology of higher plants, including morphology, physiology, and taxonomy. Emphasis is placed on knowledge relevant to landscape horticulture. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 03/24/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: LAHT1000

  • LAHT1010 Soil Science 3
    Description
    LAHT 1010 This course covers the study of the fundamentals of soil and their use in horticulture. The course is an overview of the physical, chemical, and biological properties of soils, their classification and management, and soil fertility. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 03/24/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: LAHT1010

  • LAHT1100 Woody Plant Materials I 2
    Description
    LAHT 1100 This course covers the identification and use of woody plants, including trees, shrubs, and evergreens, in Minnesota landscapes. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 03/24/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: LAHT1100

  • LAHT1110 Woody Plant Materials II 2
    Description
    LAHT 1110 This course covers the identification and use of woody plants, including trees, shrubs, and evergreens, in Minnesota landscapes. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 09/29/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: LAHT1110

  • LAHT1200 Plant Pests 3
    Description
    LAHT 1200 This course is an overview of the biology, identification, and control of weeds, insects, and infectious and non-infectious diseases common to landscapes of Minnesota. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 03/24/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: LAHT1200

  • LAHT1300 Landscape Construction I 3
    Description
    LAHT 1300 This course covers the study and practice of the skills necessary to install landscape plantings and materials. Sample subjects include planting, edging, mulching, retaining walls, decks, patios, and fences. This course emphasizes plantings. Building codes and permits are also discussed. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 03/24/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: LAHT1300

  • LAHT1310 Plant Maintenance 2
    Description
    LAHT 1310 This course covers the maintenance of landscape plants other than turf by proper cultural practices, including pruning, fertilizing, damage repair, and support. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 03/24/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: LAHT1310

  • LAHT1320 Turf Management 3
    Description
    LAHT 1320 This course is an introduction to establishing and maintaining turf, including turf species identification, seeding, sodding, fertilization, aeration, and other cultural practices. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 03/24/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: LAHT1320

  • LAHT1420 Protected Horticulture 3
    Description
    LAHT 1420 This course presents basic concepts of growing plants under protective cover or in containers so as to better control the above and/or below ground environment. This course is applicable to anyone who grows plants in greenhouses, cold frames, interior landscapes, ornamental containers and elsewhere.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/23/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: LAHT1420

  • LAHT1502 Safety and Equipment 1
    Description
    LAHT 1502 This course is an introduction to the safe use and basic maintenance of tools and equipment. Personal safety issues as well as legal issues are discussed. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 02/11/1999 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: LAHT1502

  • LAHT1600 Landscape Design I 3
    Description
    LAHT 1600 This course is an introduction to design theory and drafting techniques. Basic design elements, site characteristics, and history of landscape design are discussed. Students are taught basic drafting skills and are prepared to create and read simple landscape plans. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 03/24/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: LAHT1600

  • LAHT1700 Introduction to Sustainable Food Systems 3
    Description
    LAHT 1700 This course explores agricultural systems from early history through current practices and beyond with an emphasis on emergent trends in urban agriculture and local food production. Students will gain an historical perspective in the development of agricultural systems, the socioeconomic influences driving our modern day food systems and its impact on human health and the environment. The emphasis of this course will be on the exploration and investigation of current methodologies in urban agriculture through research of case studies allowing students the opportunity to sharpen research skills while focusing on areas of particular interest.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/26/2013 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: LAHT1700

  • LAHT1740 Infrastructure for Sustainable Food Systems 2
    Description
    LAHT 1740 This course introduces students to the multitude of manmade and natural structures essential to the successful production of food crops including soil building and bed preparation, raised beds, trellising and other means of plant support, water catchment and irrigation systems, structures for season extension and protection from garden predators. Through hands-on exercises and projects, students will learn about the materials, tools and techniques used in their construction and upkeep.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 08/26/2013 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: LAHT1740

  • LAHT2000 Herbaceous Plant Materials 2
    Description
    LAHT 2000 This course is an introduction to annuals, perennials, groundcovers, ornamental grasses, and other herbaceous plants grown in Minnesota. Students identify and name assigned plants as well as supply information about the use and culture of each. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 03/24/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: LAHT2000

  • LAHT2010 Indoor Landscaping 3
    Description
    LAHT 2010 This course is an overview of the materials and methods of indoor landscaping and indoor plant maintenance. Students will identify foliage plants and their cultural requirement. Practices include lighting, acclimatization, watering, fertilizing, and others. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 03/24/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: LAHT2010

  • LAHT2020 Permaculture Based Food Systems Design 2
    Description
    LAHT 2020 This course explores Permaculture - based design principles and their application to the small-scale homestead or urban farm. Through research and hands-on design studio exercises students will learn how to design small scale food systems in urban environments that mimic the resiliency and abundance of natural ecosystems. Students will learn techniques for gathering and organizing critical site information in preparation of the site analysis, program development and a successful design solution. Information and skills learned in this course will be synthesized in a final design project for the student's own homestead or urban farm. Prerequisites: None. Suggested: LAHT 1600: Landscape Design I

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 08/26/2013 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: LAHT2020

  • LAHT2040 Sustainable Food Crop Production 3
    Description
    LAHT 2040 This course is designed to introduce students to sustainable practices in food crop production including the identification of both annual and perennial species suitable for growing in the upper mid-west, propagation techniques, cultural requirements, harvesting and storage techniques and procedures and regulations involved in bringing food crops to market. Through both lecture and hands-on experiences in the campus greenhouse and farm, students will plan their own garden layout, create crop production calendars, and propagate the crops they plan to grow on the campus farm. Students participating in the on-campus internship will also have the opportunity to see their crop production plans through to harvest and sale.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/26/2013 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: LAHT2040

  • LAHT2100 Landscape Construction II 3
    Description
    LAHT 2100 This course covers the study of design, planning, estimating cost, and construction of such landscape features as decks, retaining walls, patios, and fences. Students will build hardscapes in class. Basic elements of surveying are included. Prerequisites: LAHT1300

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 03/24/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: LAHT2100

  • LAHT2110 Irrigation and Lighting 2
    Description
    LAHT 2110 This course covers the fundamentals of landscape irrigation and lighting, especially for residential sites. Subjects include materials, design, and installation. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 03/24/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: LAHT2110

  • LAHT2120 Landscape Surveying 1
    Description
    LAHT 2120 This course deals with the basics of land, topographical and construction surveying as it is used in landscaping. Students use hand and tripod instruments. Required for construction majors; suggested for all students. Prerequisite: None.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 08/01/2001 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: LAHT2120

  • LAHT2135 Site Grading and Drainage for Stormwater Management 2
    Description
    LAHT 2135 This course is a follow-up to LAHT2120 Landscape Surveying and will cover concepts of grading and drainage as utilized by landscape design and construction professionals on a site-specific scale. Students will learn how to read existing landforms and anticipate potential problems related to stormwater run-off. Students will learn how to manipulate landforms for functional, aesthetic and storm water management reasons with a priority set on minimizing distruption to existing on and off site features. An understanding of site topography and hydrology coupled with the ability to thoughtfully manipulate landforms will allow designers and contractors to create landscapes that are functional and aesthetically pleasing while avoiding costly mistakes associated with improper site drainage.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 10/07/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: LAHT2135

  • LAHT2202 Landscape Design II 4
    Description
    LAHT 2202 This course is an advanced study of design theory and presentation graphics. Includes plan, detail and elevation drawing techniques using various media. In depth discussion and application of design principles, design process and professional practice. Prerequisite: LAHT1600.

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 08/01/2001 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: LAHT2202

  • LAHT2210 Design Problems 3
    Description
    LAHT 2210 This course reinforces design theory concepts through residential, commercial, and public space design problems. Presentation techniques and professional practice are further discussed. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 03/24/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: LAHT2210

  • LAHT2235 Sketch-Up for Landscape Designers 2
    Description
    LAHT 2235 This course is an introduction to the use of computers in the design and drafting processes. Students will be introduced to the fundamentals of Google Sketch-Up version 8 and Sketch-Up Pro. By the end of this class students will have the ability to draft and plot landscape plans using both programs.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 08/27/2012 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: LAHT2235

  • LAHT2300 Plant Propogation 2
    Description
    LAHT 2300 This course is an overview of plant propagation and terminology. Students become familiar with industry techniques including seeding, cuttings, and grafting. This course is required for plant production majors. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 03/24/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: LAHT2300

  • LAHT2315 Greenhouse Operations I 2
    Description
    LAHT 2315 This course continues from LAHT1420. Nursery topics include container production, nursery pests, and inventory. Greenhouse topics include introduction to bedding production and chemistry of growth media.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 10/14/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: LAHT2315

  • LAHT2325 Greenhouse Operations II 3
    Description
    LAHT 2325 This course is a continuation of LAHT2315 with an emphasis on bedding plant production. Topics include fertilization, pest control, size control, and other cultural practices. Students will grow a bedding plant crop.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 10/14/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: LAHT2325

  • LAHT2405 Pesticide Applicator Licensing for Landscape Professionals 2
    Description
    LAHT 2405 This course is an overview of pest control and integrated pest management. It reviews proper, safe, and legal application of pesticides, with emphasis on knowledge needed to pass state pesticide applicator's test

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 10/07/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: LAHT2405

  • LAHT2500 Landscape Business Management 4
    Description
    LAHT 2500 This course is an overview of the requirements needed for successful management in a landscape business. Subjects include personnel management, sales and marketing, government issues and basic concepts of consumerism, pricing and distribution. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 03/24/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: LAHT2500

  • LAHT2510 Landscape Estimating 3
    Description
    LAHT 2510 This course is an overview of the competitive bidding process including job estimating, proposal writing, and project specifications. It includes practice in completing business records common to the landscape horticulture industry.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 03/23/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: LAHT2510

  • LAHT2520 Professional Gardening 2
    Description
    LAHT 2520 This course is designed to prepare the student to professionally design, install and maintain gardens, container plantings and seasonal displays in residential, commercial and institutional settings. Some of the skills taught include site preparation, plant selection, pest and weed identification, creating garden maintenance plans, pruning techniques, tool selection and use, and basic business practices.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 09/30/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: LAHT2520

  • LAHT2605 Introduction to Sustainable Landscape Practices 2
    Description
    LAHT 2605 The ability of Earth's ecosystems to sustain life as we know it is coming under increasing pressure from the demands of our consumer oriented society. If future generations are to inherit a healthy planet then we will need to rethink the way we live our lives right down to the way we landscape our back yards, school grounds and city parks. This course will introduce students to the broader concepts and definitions of sustainability - meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs - and illustrate how those concepts can translate to the site specific scale and influence our approach to the design of our local landscapes. While acknowledging the underlying premise of reduced - reuse - recyle this course will introduce students to topics including landscaping with native plants, water resources management (rain gardens and shoreline plantings) green roofs and concepts of Permaculture that can be applied to future landscape projects. This course will consist of classroom lectures and fieldtrips to natural areas and built projects that demonstrate current examples of sustainable landscape practices. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 08/25/2008 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: LAHT2605

  • LAHT2610 Professional Certification 1
    Description
    LAHT 2610 Professional Certification is a capstone experience that promotes professionalism and demonstrates understanding of the knowledge of landscape horticulture. Students take the Minnesota Nursery and Landscape Association Certified Professional examination. Prerequisites: Completion of three semesters of LAHT coursework with a GPA of 3.0 or better and completion of two internship courses.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 08/23/2004 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: LAHT2610

  • LAHT2620 Water Gardening 1
    Description
    LAHT 2620 This course covers all the components of water gardening including: Different types of water gardens, how to design and install a water garden, different types of pumps needed, identification, use, potting and growing of plants, selection and care of fish for a garden, chemicals needed, maintenance, upkeep and over wintering of water gardens. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 01/10/2005 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: LAHT2620

  • LAHT2970 Internship 1
    Description
    LAHT 2970 Internship

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 08/23/2004 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: LAHT2970

  • MATS0100 Mathematics Skills Lab 3
    Description
    MATS 0100 This course is designed to develop and increase the student's ability in general mathematics topics pertaining to developmental coursework. An independent lab approach will be used and students will work independently using technological resources to learn math concepts in an effort to improve their overall math knowledge and success in developmental math education.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: MATS0100

  • MATS0200 Basic Mathematics 3
    Description
    MATS 0200 This course is designed to develop and increase the student's ability to perform basic math operations and to solve mathematical problems relevant to technical education. Topics covered include whole numbers, fractions, decimals, percents, and problem solving. All instruction is individualized. A student may enroll in this course for more than one term. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 03/20/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: MATS0200

  • MATS0305 Introduction to Algebra 4
    Description
    MATS 0305 This course introduces students to concepts of basic algebra. Topics include operations with real numbers, variable expressions, geometric computations, solution of linear equations with applications, translating linear equations to and from graphs, manipulating polynomial expressions and factoring.

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 08/22/2005 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: MATS0305

  • MATS0310 Algebra Skills Lab 4
    Description
    MATS 0310 This course is designed to develop and increase the student's ability in algebra topics pertaining to developmental coursework. An independent lab approach would be used and students would work independently using technological resources to learn algebra concepts in an effort to improve their overall algebra knowledge and success in Intermediate and College Algebra.

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: MATS0310

  • MATS0600 Intermediate Algebra 4
    Description
    MATS 0600 Students with a basic algebra background are prepared for college-level mathematics courses such as college algebra, statistics, math for liberal arts, and concepts in math for elementary teachers. After reviewing linear equations and factoring methods, students move on to study rational expressions and equations, radical expressions and equations, rational exponents, quadratic equations and their solution in the complex number system, coordinate geometry including lines and circles, and functions and their graphs.

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 06/02/2003 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: MATS0600

  • MATS1000 Math for Welders 3
    Description
    MATS 1000 A course for students enrolling in the Welding program. Topics include operations with whole numbers, fractions, decimals and percents; metric system and unit conversions; perimeter, area and volume of regular and composite shapes; angular measurements; bends, stretchouts, economical layout and takeoffs. Prerequisites: None. This course DOES NOT meet any requirements of the Transfer Curriculum: it does not meet the general education requirements for A.A.S. degree students and is not a substitute for general electives.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/27/2012 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: MATS1000

  • MATS1205 Math for Electricians 3
    Description
    MATS 1205 A course for students enrolling in the Electrical Construction program. After a brief review of fractions, decimals, percents, and proportions, students will apply significant figures and engineering notation in applying Ohm's law, basic formulas of series and parallel circuits, the theorem of superposition, and Norton's and Thevenin's theorems. Students will further solve simultaneous equations and apply Kirchhoff's laws to series, parallel, and complex circuits. Trigonometry, vectors, and AC wave analysis are also introduced. NOTE TO ELECTRICAL CONSTRUCTION STUDENTS: This course does NOT fulfill the union requirement of a year of high school algebra. Students looking to fulfill this requirement should enroll in MATS0305.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/01/2002 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: MATS1205

  • MATS1251 Statistics 4
    Description
    MATS 1251 Fundamental principles of inferential statistics are presented in lecture and supplemented with computer labs using Minitab software. Specific topics include descriptive and graphical statistics, fundamentals of counting and probability, probability distributions, sampling distributions, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, linear regression, chi-square tests, ANOVA, and nonparametrics. Meets MnTC Goal 4

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 08/21/2006 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 4

    Course Outline: MATS1251

  • MATS1300 College Algebra 4
    Description
    MATS 1300 This course develops a student's ability to analyze and work with functions and graphs, as part of the preparation for a rigorous calculus sequence (taking this course together with MATS1320 is equivalent to precalculus). Topics include tests for symmetry, finding intercepts and asymptotes, constructing piece wise-defined functions, transformations, polynomial and rational functions, composite and inverse functiions, and exponential and logarithmic functions. Techniques for solving linear, quadratic, rational, radical, exponential and logarithmic equations (with applications) are emphasized throughout the course. Systems of linear equations and matrix algebra are introduced, after wich sequences and series are also briefly introduced. Meets MnTC Goal 4

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 06/01/2000 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 4

    Course Outline: MATS1300

  • MATS1320 College Trigonometry 2
    Description
    MATS 1320 A foundation in trigonometry which, taken with college algebra, prepares students for a rigorous calculus sequence. Topics include right-triangle trigonometry, the laws of sines and cosines, the unit circle, trigonometric graphs with transformations, trigonometric identities, inverse trigonometric functions, trigonometric equations, polar coordinates, complex numbers and vectors. Meets MnTC Goal 4.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 08/21/2006 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 4

    Course Outline: MATS1320

  • MATS1350 Math for Liberal Arts 4
    Description
    MATS 1350 A college level course designed to build a student's appreciation of both the beauty and utility of mathematics as it is used in society. Topics include voting and apportionment, fair division, scheduling and route planning, patterns of growth, and basic probability and statistics concepts including the bell curve. NOTE that this course does not serve as a prerequisite for any other math course. Meets MnTC Goal 4

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 06/02/2003 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 4

    Course Outline: MATS1350

  • MATS1480 Technical Calculus 2
    Description
    MATS 1480 This course is designed for students in an engineering technology program, who wish to learn the basic concepts and skills of practical calculus. After a brief review of analytic geometry, students are immediately introduced to differentiation and applications of the derivative (such as related rates and optimization problems), followed by integration and applications of integration (such as work problems, hydrostatics, and center of mass problems). Modeling with differential equations, and their solution by computer, is also explored. Prequisites: Successful completion of MATS1300 College Algebra, or qualifying score on CPT.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 08/22/2005 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: MATS1480

  • MATS1500 Beginning Calculus with Trig 4
    Description
    MATS 1500 This course is designed for students who wish to explore the foundations of calculus in a more mathematically rigorous way than in MATS1480. The course begins with college trigonometry topics, including the six trigonometric functions and their inverses, the law of sines/law of cosines, radian measure and the unit circle, trigonometric identities and solving trigonometric equations. Fundamental concepts of calculus are then developed, including limits and continuity, differentiation of polynomial, trigonometric, exponential, and logarithmic functions with applications, and integration by numerical and exact methods with applications. Mathematical modeling with differential equations is also introduced.

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 08/22/2005 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 4

    Course Outline: MATS1500

  • MDAS1125 Laboratory Skills I 4
    Description
    MDAS 1125 This course starts with an introduction to the clinical lab setting, safety and emergency practices, basic math, weights, measurement, quality control and quality assurance. It continues with waived and moderate complexity testing techniques in chemistry, immunology, and microbiology. The students will also learn to maintain the instruments and records for instruments used in this testing and create patient test reports. Prerequisites: Acceptance to the Medical Assistant Program

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 08/27/2012 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: MDAS1125

  • MDAS1131 Clinical Procedures I 3
    Description
    MDAS 1131 This course covers Medical Assisting duties that are the fundamentals required for medical asepsis, physical examination, federal regulations, emergencies, patient assessment including vital signs and documentation skills. Professionalism and study of law and ethics are taught at the beginning of the course. Assisting with physical exam, minor surgery procedures and sterile technique are presented at end of course.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/27/2012 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: MDAS1131

  • MDAS1140 Phlebotomy 1
    Description
    MDAS 1140 This course will cover the process of collection of patient blood specimens and processing them for testing. Four different methods of collection will be learned and practiced. Students will be expected to participate both as a phlebotomist and as a patient. Difficult draw, adverse reaction and pediatric situations will also be discussed and simulated. The specimens collected will be handled and processed according to laboratory standards for accurate testing. Prerequisite: Concurrently enrolled in Medical Terminology and Anatomy

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 08/20/2002 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: MDAS1140

  • MDAS1211 Disease/Medical Treatment, Incl. Nutrition 4
    Description
    MDAS 1211 This course presents basic information about common disease conditions affecting various body systems. The causes, symptoms, and current diagnostic and treatment procedures will be presented. Basic nutritional concepts and practical applications are also included.

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 03/31/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: MDAS1211

  • MDAS1223 Laboratory Skills II 4
    Description
    MDAS 1223 This course builds on Laboratory Skills I using all the skills learned in that course and adding complete urinalysis and more advanced hematology. A large part of this course will focus on microscopic analysis of urine and blood. The end of the course will simulate the operation of a POL from specimen collection to result reporting of all testing learned in Laboratory Skills I and II. Prerequisite: MDAS1122

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 03/29/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: MDAS1223

  • MDAS1231 Clinical Procedures II 3
    Description
    MDAS 1231 This course covers the expanded practice of Medical Assisting duties that are the fundamentals required for assisting with medical specialty exams and procedures, specimen collection, rehabilitation and therapeutic modalities. Medical specialties include cardiovascular, ENT, eye, gerontology, GI, male reproductive, neurology, ob/gyn, orthopedics, pediatrics, respiratory, and urinary procedures.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/27/2012 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: MDAS1231

  • MDAS1250 Fundamentals of Radiographic Imaging 2
    Description
    MDAS 1250 This course is designed to: 1. Prepare students for the MN State Examination for X-ray Operators. 2. Give students an overview of radiology technology and the importance it plays in the medical field. 3. Provide students with the necessary information to understand the following: Medical terminology as related to the specialty of radiology, the design and proper use of x-ray equipment, the principles of radiation safety with protection to both the operator and the patient, the importance of good, safe working habits. 4. Acquaint the students with commom radiographic procedures. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 10/07/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: MDAS1250

  • MDAS1260 Medical Assistant Certification Review 1
    Description
    MDAS 1260 This course is design to help the student prepare for the National Certification test in order to use the CMA credential. Prerequisites: Completion of the Medical Assistant program

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 09/30/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: MDAS1260

  • MDAS1271 Administrative Procedures 3
    Description
    MDAS 1271 This course is an overview of administrative duties that are preformed by a medical assistant. Emphasis will be on clerical functions, bookkeeping procedures, insurance claims, professional communications, legal concepts, patient instruction, operational functions, written and electronic medical records. Other topics included in this course will be office and human resource manager responsibilities. Prerequisites: OFFC 1130 MSWord I and HEAL 1502 Medical Terminology

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/27/2012 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: MDAS1271

  • MDAS1702 Pharmacology and Math for Medical Assistants 4
    Description
    MDAS 1702 The objective of this course is to introduce the study of medications and their uses in the ambulatory care setting. Basic mathematics in relation to calculation of dosages will be taught. Medical Assistant students will learn the techniques needed for administration of medication.

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 08/27/2012 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: MDAS1702

  • MDAS2970 Practicum 6
    Description
    MDAS 2970 This course is designed to provide on-the-job experience for the medical assistant student. The student will be assigned to work in a physician's office/clinic for a total of eight weeks, five days a week, eight hours per day, or the equivalent for a total of 276 hours. The student will work under the supervision of medical office personnel doing tasks pertinent to the student's program. Offered: Spring Semester for January Cohort or Summer Semester for August Cohort Credits: 6 Prerequisites: all Diploma requirements must be met; student must be recommended by Instructors

    Credits: 6

    Effective Dates: 02/24/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: MDAS2970

  • MKTC1000 Principles of Marketing 3
    Description
    MKTC 1000 Introduction to marketing terms, concepts, and skills useful in analyzing marketing problems. Covers legal, behavioral, ethical, competitive, economic, technological and international factors affecting product, pricing, promotion, and marketing channel decisions. Identify factors marketing managers take into account when creating a marketing plan, including buying behavior, market segmentation, product life cycle, packaging, branding, pricing, advertising, sales promotion, public relations, personal selling, and product distribution methods. DUAL NUMBERED WITH IDES2300. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 06/03/2002 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: MKTC1000

  • MKTC1100 Fundamentals of Sales 3
    Description
    MKTC 1100 Introduction of the basic principles and applications of the sales process as they may apply to industrial, wholesale and retail selling situations. This would include prospecting and qualifying, planning and pre-approaching, approaching the customer, the sales presentation/demonstration, handling objections, closing the sale and post-sale service and follow-up with customer. DUAL NUMBERED WITH IDES2310. Prerequisistes: None

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 06/03/2002 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: MKTC1100

  • MKTC1120 Sales Management 3
    Description
    MKTC 1120 Students will gain knowledge to create and maintain effective sales teams by identifying sales manager skills and tasks, selecting sales professionals, and identifying relationship-building and trust-building processes. Students will learn to encourage top sales performance by their sales teams through offering appropriate training, setting performance standards, evaluating performance and conducting effective sales meetings. The course will also cover the importance of motivating one's sales team by creating an effective compensation plan, monitoring motivation levels, and improving substandard sales performance.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/27/2012 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: MKTC1120

  • MKTC1150 Consumer and Professional Buying Behavior 3
    Description
    MKTC 1150 Course examines the principles of the behavioral sciences of psychology, sociology and anthropology and how these sciences are used in creating marketing communications plans aimed at consumer or professional buyers. Specific topics include perception processes, lifestyle analysis, personality psychographics, motivation analysis and influence of groups on buying behaviors. Prerequisistes: None

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 06/03/2002 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: MKTC1150

  • MKTC2000 Advertising Practices and Procedures 3
    Description
    MKTC 2000 This course studies advertising fundamentals. Students will explore the marketing communications plan, product and service positioning, consumer behavior theories, uses of various media, relationship advertising, and the process of developing creative strategies. Examination of advertising's relationship to other promotional elements of selling, sales promotion and publicity, and the functions and operation of an advertising agency. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 06/03/2002 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: MKTC2000

  • MKTC2010 Advertising Campaign Management 3
    Description
    MKTC 2010 This course emphasizes overall advertising campaign management. It focuses on strategy development, advertising, and promotional relationship, media strategy, budget management and control, and measuring result. Students study and analyze case histories and current campaigns covered in advertising trade results. Students study and analyze case histories and current campaigns covered in advertising trade publications. Students study advertising management's role in the marketing process, and sharpen their abilities to think strategically, analyze, conceptualize and make sound decisions. Students prepare and present a full advertising campaign. Prerequisites: MKTC2000.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/15/2004 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: MKTC2010

  • MKTC2060 Proposal Writing 1
    Description
    MKTC 2060 This course is an introduction to the proposal-writing and its role in the marketing cycle. It covers the skills needed and information required to write a compelling proposal. It also covers the components of a good proposal and factors that can result in a rejected proposal. Prerequisite: None.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 08/15/2004 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: MKTC2060

  • MKTC2105 Marketing Communications Writing 3
    Description
    MKTC 2105 Course examines how to write advertising copy for all areas of marketing communications such as the Internet, public relations, news media, scriptwriting, business writing as well as for print, radio, television and collateral media. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/21/2006 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: MKTC2105

  • MKTC2310 Public Relations 3
    Description
    MKTC 2310 This course explains the nature and uses of public relations as a promotional tool. Training in the writing and preparation of press releases and press kits, publicity campaigns, conduct of press conferences, and other public relations tools. Course also includes current practices and problems in the field of public relations. Emphasizes successful case histories and planning techniques. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 01/13/2003 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: MKTC2310

  • MKTC2410 Marketing Visual Communications 1
    Description
    MKTC 2410 The understanding of print and electronic visual communications is an integral part of marketing communications. In this course, students will be introduced to the fundamentals of the role visual communications plays in the marketing process. The course includes study how to select pictures to use in e-marketing, public relations and print including the importance of a photograph's content. Students will familiar with the role visual communication specialists play in the marketing process. Prerequisites: This course should be taken during same semester as VCOM1380 (Basic Photography).

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 05/01/2004 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: MKTC2410

  • MKTC2505 E-Marketing 3
    Description
    MKTC 2505 Course provides an overview of electronic commerce by examining and evaluating tactics of businesses utilizing the internet and other electronic media as part of their marketing mix. A review is made of Web technology trends and e-commerce strategies. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/20/2007 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: MKTC2505

  • MKTC2506 Digital Marketing 3
    Description
    MKTC 2506 Digital marketing uses marketing strategies through electronic devices such as computers, tablets, and other mobile devices to engage with consumers and other business partners. Internet Marketing is a major component of digital marketing. In this course, we will cover the what, why, and how of major current approaches, including online listening and monitoring, search engine optimization, search ads, email marketing, and participating in social media. The course is designed to offer knowledge on digital trends and teach students how to remain current as technology and devices evolve. In addition, students will receive relevant hands-on experience through assignments and exercises.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: MKTC2506

  • MKTC2510 Mobile Marketing 3
    Description
    MKTC 2510 Mobile marketing is transforming the way businesses of all sizes interact with their clients. Mobile marketing has become a broad and sophisticated channel. Businesses and brands are quickly adopting strategies using mobile marketing. It is critical that marketers and business managers become familiar with how it is best used to communicate with their audience.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: MKTC2510

  • MKTC2550 International Marketing 3
    Description
    MKTC 2550 This course introduces students to the concepts and disciplines of international marketing. Students develop an understanding of the international environment and its impact on marketing. Topics include social and cultural influences; political, legal and financial considerations; exporting and importing; organizational alternatives; information sources; marketing-entry strategies; pricing and distribution; sales and communications practices; counter trade; and other current international marketing issues. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/22/2002 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: MKTC2550

  • MKTC2600 Marketing Research 3
    Description
    MKTC 2600 This course examines the processes and techniques used in securing, analyzing and creatively using information to identify marketing problems and opportunities. Businesses need current information on which to base their marketing decisions; this course studies research to help business determine marketing strategies and create plans for such objectives as product development, marketing promotional evaluations, operation efficiencies and client satisfaction. Prerequisite: None

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 06/03/2002 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: MKTC2600

  • MKTC2710 Innovations in Marketing 2
    Description
    MKTC 2710 This course content includes the latest and most important marketing trends and topics, specifically dealing with emerging technology. Students will hear from industry leaders, explore cutting-edge theories and practices and have an opportunity to explore trends in which they have a particular interest. The course also introduces current marketing, sales, ethics, and technology cases to help develop a student's critical thinking skills about topics they may encounter in their future business professions.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 08/27/2012 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: MKTC2710

  • MKTC2713 Social Media Marketing Tools 3
    Description
    MKTC 2713 Explore the world of social media marketing and how it is changing the marketing communications field. Examine the impact of new and emerging technologies available to a marketer. Assess the available social media tools to determine which ones make sense for individual businesses. Learn how to implement industry-leader social web tools.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2012 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: MKTC2713

  • MKTC2716 Social Media Campaigns 3
    Description
    MKTC 2716 With the advancements in social media, the area of advertising and promotions has transformed to more of a direct communications through immediate feedback. This course will focus on how to create and implement a social media campaign utilizing the latest in social media tools. Students will understand how to incorporate social media strategies in their overall promotions plan. The course will include search engine optimization (SEO) marketing strategies.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/27/2012 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: MKTC2716

  • MKTC2719 Social Media B-to-B Marketing 3
    Description
    MKTC 2719 B-to-B relationships and transactions are typically high-touch and maintained through direct interfacing with customers. With social media, B-to-B marketers can interact with prospects and customers using an array of tools. Using social media can enhance a customer's engagement with an organization and build key business relationships. Today's business customer wants to be part of the product or solution development process. In this course, students will learn how social media channels are great avenues to build and maintain business relationship with customers.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/27/2012 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: MKTC2719

  • MKTC2815 Business Law 3
    Description
    MKTC 2815 Examine workplace issues impacting supervisory responsibilities and explore the influence of ethics on individuals and organizations. You will be introduced to the American legal system. Understand civil, contract, employment, and labor laws and how they affect business, such as harassment, discrimination, TORTS, documentation and terminations. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/21/2006 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: MKTC2815

  • MKTC2900 Portfolio and Interviewing 1
    Description
    MKTC 2900 Students will prepare their portfolios for interviewing and showing potential employers. Students will also learn how to set-up interviews, develop interviewing skills and create their resumes and cover letters for job searches. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 08/15/2004 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: MKTC2900

  • MKTC2970 Marketing Internship
    Description
    MKTC 2970 Marketing Internship

    Credits:

    Effective Dates: 08/22/2002 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: MKTC2970

  • NANO1001 Nano Technology Concepts 3
    Description
    NANO 1001 This course provides an introduction to the emerging field of nanoscience and will begin with the basics of scale and focus on the micro and nanometer range. Nanotechnology is a result of the capability to observe and manipulate systems at the molecular or atomic scale. This course will discuss the implications of this technology as it applies to the traditional sciences as well as various commercial markets such as materials, electronics and biotechnology. The course will also address the challenges facing businesses who desire to integrate nanotechnology into existing products and for entrepreneurs who desire to benefit from this technology. Societal impacts will be discussed and evaluated. Prerequisites: None Offered: Online.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/01/2004 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: NANO1001

  • NANO1100 Fundamentals of Nanotechnology I 3
    Description
    NANO 1100 The course provides an introduction into nanoscience and includes the history of nanotechnology and also an introduction into the tools used to study the world at the nanoscale. This course also covers a sense of scale, exponential notation, surface area to volume ratio, molecular and atomic structure and the various forces that are predominant at various scale levels (macro, micro and nano). Understanding of these concepts is fundamental to learning how nanoscale interactions and phenomena differ from those in our common macroscale world. Societal impacts along with a technology maturity model are also considered as they apply to nanoscience. Finally this first course provides specific study of the application of nanotechnology to biological areas such as the study of proteins, drug interactions, cell operation and ion channels. Sensing systems and newly developed diagnostic tools that are a result of understanding the biological system at the nanoscale are also discussed. Students taking this course should either have successfully completed a college biology course, physics course (first semester) and algebra or be taking these courses concurrently with the 1100 course.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/23/2004 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: NANO1100

  • NANO1110 Student Research 3
    Description
    NANO 1110 This course will provide introductory experience with nanoscience equipment, investigative research approaches and critical thinking methodologies. The students will work on industry provided problems and examples, traditional nonoscience experiments and independent work. This class will focus on the investigative process, scientific method and project planning. Students will apply and investigate foundational nanotechnology concepts while lerning basic equipment operation, safety techniques and basic lab procedures.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 12/10/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: NANO1110

  • NANO1200 Fundamentals of Nanotechnology II 3
    Description
    NANO 1200 The second semester course focuses on the material science, chemistry and physics aspects of the nanoscale. The course begins with the discussion of elemental material attributes and how environment can impact properties and performance of the starting material. Crystal structure and material properties are then discussed with an emphasis on differences in interactions and measurements at various scale realms. Using the current semiconductor fabrication process as a foundation, students are introduced to the concepts and limitations of current photolithography and etching processes. New approaches toward electronic circuits are introduced as students gain an understanding of the current process and necessary operation concepts for todays electronic devices. Finally, the concepts of fluid mechanics, optics, photonics and lasers are discussed with an emphasis on new devices and applications based on nanoscale properties. Students taking this course should either have taken chemistry and the second semester of physics or be enrolled in these courses concurrent with the 1200 course.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/23/2004 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: NANO1200

  • NANO1210 Computer Simulation 1
    Description
    NANO 1210 This course will cover the application of computer simulation (modeling) to nanoscale systems. In addition, this course provides a visualization of concepts and interactions covered in NANO1100 and NANO1200. The course will cover applied statistics, design of experiments and impact of input parameter variations for biological and mechanical systems. Prerequisites: NANO1100 and COML1400.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 01/10/2005 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: NANO1210

  • NANO2101 Nanoelectronics 3
    Description
    NANO 2101 This course will increase the depth of topics and discussion of those covered in NANO1200. Quantum physics will be reintroduced at a greater depth with coverage of band structure, conduction, diffusion, thin film response and optical properties from a modern physics perspective. Students will study, measure, evaluate and create fabricated structures such as nanowires, cantilevers and nano channels. Application of nanoscale principles will be used to discuss imprint lithography, etching, component block assembly of nanotransistors, quantum computing, magnetic and electron spin memory and holographic memory devices. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in the following courses; NANO1100, NANO1200, and NANO1210. Concurrent registration in NANO2111, NANO2121, NANO21312, NANO2150 and NANO2970.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/21/2006 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: NANO2101

  • NANO2111 Nanobiotechnology/Agriculture 3
    Description
    NANO 2111 This course will increase the depth of topics and discussion of those covered in NANO1100. Students will investigate the potential of nanoscience in multiple biological applications including nanopore, nanoparticle and nanochannel structures, diagnostics and treatment. Emphasis will be placed on interactions between biological and non-biological systems and understanding biochemistry.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/21/2006 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: NANO2111

  • NANO2121 Nanomaterials 3
    Description
    NANO 2121 This course will increase the depth of covered topics and discussion of those covered in NANO1100 and NANO1200 courses. Subjects covered include single walled and multiwalled carbon nanotubes (fabrication, property measurement and compound formulation), creation of nanomaterials, particles and crystals by various processes including colloidal suspensions, deposition, evaporation and plating. Properties (hardness, wear resistance, adhesion, conductivity etc.) and measurement techniques of nanomaterials will be covered. Interactions between organic and inorganic materials such as micro array techniques and bacteria molding will be discussed.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/21/2006 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: NANO2121

  • NANO2131 Manufacturing Quality Assurance 2
    Description
    NANO 2131 This course will cover multiple manufacturing methodologies (chemical solutions, electro filament, molding, coating, rolling etc. first in the traditional sense and second as these techniques apply to the nanoscale. Quality Assurance (Six Sigma) practices will be discussed with an emphasis on QA and reliability at the nanoscale. Design of experiments, measurements, approaches, data tracking, process improvement and statistical analysis and reporting will be discussed. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in the following courses; NANO1100, NANO1200, and NANO1210. Concurrent registration in NANO2101, NANO2111, NANO2121, NANO2150 and NANO2970

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 08/21/2006 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: NANO2131

  • NANO2140 Interdisciplinary Lab 3
    Description
    NANO 2140 This course will cover the experimental aspects of the accompanying third semester nano courses. Four major lab activities are planned for the course. Each lab will be a series of creation, measurement, assessment, improvement and rework. This circular understanding and assessment/improvement cycle will be included in the detail lab descriptions. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in the following courses; NANO1100, NANO1200 and NANO1210. Concurrent registration in NANO2101, NANO2111, NANO2121, NANO2150 and NANO2970

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/21/2006 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: NANO2140

  • NANO2151 Career Planning and Industry Tours 1
    Description
    NANO 2151 This course will prepare students for the Nanoscience Technician Program fourth semester at the University of Minnesota and also for the job market upon graduation. Class discussion and guest speakers will advise students in selection of a specific career path, creation of a resume and portfolio, preparation and practice in job interviewing and options for continuing education. The industry tours will provide students with a broad experience of potential jobs and activities related to nanoscience in a variety of industrial settings. This internship will support career decisions and provide visual application of the concepts studied. Each student will spend a total of approximately 20 hours in various industrial settings, visiting 4 to 6 companies from various industries to complete the total 20 hours. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in the following courses; NANO1100, NANO1200 and NANO1210. Concurrent registration in NANO2100, NANO2110, NANO2120, NANO2130 and NANO2151.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 08/21/2006 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: NANO2151

  • NANO2970 Industry Internship
    Description
    NANO 2970 Students will participate in observational internship at one or more industry locations. This internship will provide a broad base of application knowledge, which will complement and enhance specific course materials. Industry Task Force members have committed to providing internships.

    Credits:

    Effective Dates: 08/22/2005 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: NANO2970

  • NATM1500 Nursing Assistant/Trained Medication Aide 8
    Description
    NATM 1500 This course introduces concepts of basic human needs and the function of the nursing assistant in long term care and or home health care. Basic nursing skills will be demonstrated and practiced in the laboratory setting. Upon successful completion of classroom studies, the student will participate in 24 hours of supervised clinical experience in a long term care setting. This state-approved program provides an overview of the requirements concerning medications and their administration. Other topics include legal criteria, medical abbreviations, measurements, use of the Physician's Desk Reference (PDR), and overview of body systems and drug classifications. Administration of medications via oral, eye, ear, rectal, and topical routes will also be covered. This course is a prerequisite for the Practical Nursing Program. It meets the objectives of Federal State Statutory requirements for nursing assistant training. Individuals who provide direct contact services to clients of licensed facilities are required to have complete criminal background studies. Disqualified persons will not be permitted to work in these facilities.

    Credits: 8

    Effective Dates: 08/26/2013 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: NATM1500

  • NUCP2500 Nuclear Energy Fundamentals 3
    Description
    NUCP 2500 This course teaches the nuclear power plant fundamentals of basic Atomic and Nuclear Physics, Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow, and Reactor and Power Plant Chemistry.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 07/12/2011 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: NUCP2500

  • NUCP2504 Nuclear Plant Materials and Protection 4
    Description
    NUCP 2504 This course teaches the properties of reactor plant materials, radiation protection and detection, and reactor plant protection. Prerequisites: NUCP 2500

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 01/09/2012 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: NUCP2504

  • NUCP2508 Nuclear Plant Operating Systems 4
    Description
    NUCP 2508 This course covers the main operating systems of nuclear power plants having pressurized and boiling water reactors. Prerequisites: NUCP 2500, NUCP 2504

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 01/09/2012 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: NUCP2508

  • NUCP2512 Nuclear Plant In-Processing 1
    Description
    NUCP 2512 This course is designed to train students on the requirements to get un-escorted access to a Nuclear Plant. Students will go through the in processing procedure at a Nuclear Plant. Students successfully passing this will be granted un-escorted access to the Nuclear Plant. Prerequisites: 30 credits of ETSA

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2012 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: NUCP2512

  • NUCP2516 Nuclear Plant Electrical Job Shadow 1
    Description
    NUCP 2516 This course is designed for students to follow an electrical technician around to see all the procedures and processes an Electrical Technician does in the nuclear field. Prerequisites: NUCP 2512

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2012 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: NUCP2516

  • NUCP2520 Nuclear Plant Mechanical Job Shadow 1
    Description
    NUCP 2520 This course is designed for students to follow a Mechanical Technician around to see all the procedures and processes a Mechanical Technician does in the nuclear field. Prerequisites: NUCP 2512

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2012 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: NUCP2520

  • OFFC1000 Basic Keyboarding 1
    Description
    OFFC 1000 This course is an introduction to basic keyboarding with emphasis on developing touch typing skills. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 03/02/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: OFFC1000

  • OFFC1005 Keyboarding/Formatting 3
    Description
    OFFC 1005 This course covers basic formatting for business documents, including letters, memos, reports, and tables. Straight-copy skill development for speed and accuracy will also be included. Prerequisites: A typing speed of 35 words per minute with five or fewer errors

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 03/02/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: OFFC1005

  • OFFC1007 Keyboarding for Advancement 2
    Description
    OFFC 1007 The Skill Building Lab course is designed to allow students to upgrade keyboarding skills they already possess by working on additional warm-up, skill building exercises and timings until they reach their customized keyboarding speed and accuracy goals. Students take evaluation timing at the beginning of the course and the results are used to establish their customized goals.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 08/22/1999 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: OFFC1007

  • OFFC1010 Business English Skills 2
    Description
    OFFC 1010 This course is an extensive, comprehensive study of English grammar, spelling, word usage, punctuation, number usage, capitalization and abbreviation rules, and proofreading. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 03/02/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: OFFC1010

  • OFFC1017 Technology for the Business Professional 3
    Description
    OFFC 1017 This course is designed to advance the training of business and office students in the use of desktop publishing documents, real-wprld business projects, web site analysis, and web browser.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/01/2001 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: OFFC1017

  • OFFC1018 Basic Computer Applications 3
    Description
    OFFC 1018 This course covers basic information on the history of computers and their impact on society, computer hardware and desk application software. Students will learn the fundamentals of word processing, database, spreadsheet, and presentation applications. Students will also be introduced to use of the Internet and e-mail. This course meets the Dakota County Technical College's computer literacy requirement.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 12/10/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: OFFC1018

  • OFFC1019 Receptionist Skills 2
    Description
    OFFC 1019 This course incorporates the skills that are needed to be an effective receptionist. Topics such as: scheduling techniques using various software, typing skills, interpersonal communications, customer service.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 08/20/2007 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: OFFC1019

  • OFFC1020 Office Procedures 4
    Description
    OFFC 1020 This course covers areas that develop skill in understanding and performing typical office tasks: office communication, setting up meetings and conferences, travel arrangements, handling mail, records management, and understanding cultural diversity. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 03/02/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: OFFC1020

  • OFFC1023 Leadership for Administrative Professionals 1
    Description
    OFFC 1023 Today's workplace is changing and so is the role of the administrative professional. No longer subordinate to management, "admins" of the 21st. century are business partners in meeting corporate goals and objectives. Learn what it takes to become an accomplished administrative professional and a recognized leader in your workplace. (DUAL NUMBERED WITH COURSE SMGT1023) Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 01/08/2007 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: OFFC1023

  • OFFC1024 Meeting Planning for the Administrative Professional 2
    Description
    OFFC 1024 Admistrative professionals plan the majority of meetings under 100 people without formal meeting planning education or experience. This course provides fundamental knowledge and techniques to ensure success of planning small meetings. Prerequisites: None. DUAL NUMBERED WITH SMGT1170.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 01/08/2007 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: OFFC1024

  • OFFC1030 Word Processing 3
    Description
    OFFC 1030 This course covers hands-on training for intermediate and advanced concepts of word processing using Microsoft Word 2007. Prerequisites: OFFC1000 or OFFC1005 or concurrent enrollment.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 03/02/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: OFFC1030

  • OFFC1040 Integrated Office Skills 3
    Description
    OFFC 1040 This course is designed to integrate and reinforce the skills and knowledge learned in previous courses in the program. Project emphasis will develop the students' awareness of work flow, chain of command, and creation/integration of office documents. The use of electronic tools and the integration of documents created in various Microsoft Office Suite programs is the primary focus of this course.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 03/03/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: OFFC1040

  • OFFC1045 Medical Terminology 2
    Description
    OFFC 1045 This course is an introduction to building medical terms and learning the meanings. Students will learn combining forms, word roots, prefixes and suffixes, and how these word parts apply to building medical terms. Students will also learn common medical abbreviations and symbols. THIS COURSE IS THE SAME AS HEAL1502. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 03/02/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: OFFC1045

  • OFFC1049 Applied Medical Terminology 3
    Description
    OFFC 1049 This advanced medical terminology course is a continuation of OFFC 1045 Medical Terminology with a focus on word analysis, spelling, pronunciation, and usage of medical terms. Word roots/combining forms, prefixes, suffixes, abbreviations and medical terms will be addressed for the medical specialty areas including oncology, radiology, psychiatry and pharmacology. There will be an emphasis placed on diagnostic terms, laboratory and clinical procedures assigned to each of the body systems. In addition, students will apply medical terminology usage to common healthcare documentations. Prerequisites: OFFC 1045

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/27/2012 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: OFFC1049

  • OFFC1051 Human Diseases 3
    Description
    OFFC 1051 This course provides basic information about common disease conditions affecting various body systems. There is a focus on the general principles of disease and signs and symptoms of specific disease prcesses. Major concepts include diagnostic tests, treatment modalities, and medication portocols related to specific disease processes.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 12/10/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: OFFC1051

  • OFFC1052 Medical Transcriptionist I 2
    Description
    OFFC 1052 This course covers how to properly transcribe dictated medical material into a variety of usable medical documents by using word processing skills. Emphasis will be on authentic forms, using S.O.A.P. format, understanding medical language narrative, building speed and accuracy, proofreading and editing of material. An introduction to various laboratory tests and diagnostic procedures will also be covered in the course. Prerequisites: OFFC1005, OFFC1045, COML1400.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 08/21/2006 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: OFFC1052

  • OFFC1053 Medical Transcriptionist II 2
    Description
    OFFC 1053 This course covers producing a variety of medical documents by using medical terminology knowledge, word processing and transcription skills. Emphasis is placed on producing authentic forms, building speed and accuracy, proofreading and editing skills, and understanding and building on additional medical terms used in specialty areas. Prerequisites: OFFC1005, OFFC1045, COML1400, OFFC1052.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 08/21/2006 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: OFFC1053

  • OFFC1054 Speech Recognition Transcription 2
    Description
    OFFC 1054 This course is a continuation of medical transcription using speech recognition software. Emphasis will be on editing medical documents that are generated by speech recognition software. Students will experience working with documents that are typically generated at a clinic or hospital site, such as: history and physical exams, consultation reports, surgery reports, pathology reports, laboratory reports and discharge reports. Reports will address the various anatomical systems. Prerequistes: OFFC1005, OFFC1045, COML1400, OFFC1052, OFFC1053.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 08/21/2006 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: OFFC1054

  • OFFC1056 Introduction to Healthcare Documentation 3
    Description
    OFFC 1056 This course provides an orientation to the health care delivery system, health records, and the health information profession. A study of the basic concepts of medical record science needed to function effectively as a medical records clerk in a hospital, nursing home, clinic, or physician's office. Teaches the various forms which comprise a medical record, assembly of records, record analysis, medical record anatomy, and terminology and explores other job classifications available in medical records.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 12/10/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: OFFC1056

  • OFFC1057 Medical Office Procedures 4
    Description
    OFFC 1057 This course is an overview of duties that are performed by a medical administrative assistant and a medical assistant. Emphasis will be on medical/legal issues, patient registration, standard patient forms, medical forms, telephone/communication skills, appointment procedures, medical records. Other topics included in the course will be accounting statements, professional reports/manuscripts, preparing meeting announcements, agendas and minutes. Prerequisites: OFFC1018 or OFC1030

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 08/01/2002 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: OFFC1057

  • OFFC1072 ICD Coding 3
    Description
    OFFC 1072 This course introduces the student to ICD-CM diagnostic coding -- International Classifications of Disease. ICD codes are used by government health care programs, porfessional standards review organizations, medical researchers, hospitals, physicians, and other health care providers. Coded data is used as a basis for financial reimbursement.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 06/04/2012 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: OFFC1072

  • OFFC1073 Coding and Reimbursement 3
    Description
    OFFC 1073 This course introduces the student to classifying procedures using the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services Coding Systems with the main focus of current procedural terminology (CPT). The student will apply CPT guidelines and principles. Issues relating to reimbursement will also be addressed. Prerequisites: Successfully passing OFFC 1072: ICF-9CM Coding with a minimum grade of "C" or better. Completion of OR currently enrolled in OFFC 1045: Medical Terminology and HEAL 1101: Anatomy and Physiology.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 12/10/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: OFFC1073

  • OFFC1075 Applied Coding and Reimbursement 2
    Description
    OFFC 1075 Hands-on applications of ICD-CM and HCPCS/CPT coding are emphasized in this course. Other topics of study include reimbursement as well as billing systems and automated encoders/groupers. Prerequisites: OFFC 1073: Coding ICD with 80% passing grade.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 08/27/2012 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: OFFC1075

  • OFFC1080 Technology in Healthcare 3
    Description
    OFFC 1080 The students enrolled in Technology in Healthcare will learn essential concepts important for the successful use of electronic medical records in any career setting. Students will learn the history and standards for electronic medical records and develop practical expertise using a fully functional electronic medical records program. Coursework using realistic patient case studies and records along with actual electronic medical records software will provide the student with practical training that can be transferred to any health care setting. Additional coursework will include advanced PowerPoint, Excel, and Access exercises relating to the healthcare area. (Prerequisites: OFFC 1005 Keyboarding/Formatting, OFFC 1018 Basic Computer Applications).

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/27/2012 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: OFFC1080

  • OFFC1130 MS Word I 2
    Description
    OFFC 1130 This course covers the basics of Microsoft Word for Windows software using IBM-networked computers. The student will learn to create, edit, save, delete, and print text. The spell checker, thesaurus, and grammar checker will be introduced. Prerequisites: OFFC1000 or equivalent

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 03/03/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: OFFC1130

  • OFFC1135 MS Excel I 2
    Description
    OFFC 1135 This course covers an introduction of the Microsoft Excel spreadsheet software used to analyze financial data on IBM-networked computers. Topics include spreadsheet creation/maintenance/formatting, record retrieval, charts, and printing. Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of personal computers

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 03/03/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: OFFC1135

  • OFFC1140 MS Access I 2
    Description
    OFFC 1140 This course covers applications of Microsoft Access for Windows software using IBM-networked computers. Students will learn to use a relational database management system, table and form creation/maintenance, record locate/query/sort, report generation, and simple macros. Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of personal computers and Windows is helpful

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 03/03/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: OFFC1140

  • OFFC1145 MS PowerPoint 2
    Description
    OFFC 1145 This course covers the use of Microsoft PowerPoint presentation graphics software. The student will learn PowerPoint features used to create overhead transparencies, handouts, and slide shows, using a variety of colors, fonts, type styles, layouts, templates, hyperlinks, and WEB pages. Prerequisites: OFFC1000

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 03/03/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: OFFC1145

  • OFFC1150 MS Word II 2
    Description
    OFFC 1150 This course covers advanced applications of Microsoft Word for Windows software using IBM-networked computers. The student will learn advanced formatting, desktop publishing, and merge techniques. Prerequisites: OFFC1130 or equivalent

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 03/03/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: OFFC1150

  • OFFC1155 MS Excel II 2
    Description
    OFFC 1155 This course covers advanced applications of Microsoft Excel software on IBM-networked computers. Topics include use of advanced chart manipulation, macros, statistical functions, sort, and query. Prerequisites: OFFC1135

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 03/03/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: OFFC1155

  • OFFC1160 Basic Internet 2
    Description
    OFFC 1160 This course will introduce the first-time user of the Internet to the explanation of e-mail, mailing lists, UserNet, FTP, and the World Wide Web. This course does not replace COMC 1580. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 03/03/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: OFFC1160

  • OFFC1190 Calculators 1
    Description
    OFFC 1190 This course covers development of the touch system on the numeric keyboard calculators and microcomputer keyboards. Students will develop speed and accuracy using the touch system for the four basic arithmetic operations and solving business problems. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 03/03/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: OFFC1190

  • OFFC1200 MS Access II 2
    Description
    OFFC 1200 This course covers continued development of Access databases and tables. It is an advanced-level course where learners will design multiple queries, use Wizards, and automate applications using macros. Prerequisites: OFFC1140 or equivalent

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 03/03/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: OFFC1200

  • OFFC1204 Data Entry 2
    Description
    OFFC 1204 This course introduces the basic principles and techniques of data entry using personal computers. The student will develop a basic skill level of performance measured by speed and accuracy. Prerequisites: Basic computer skills, OFFC1000 and OFFC1190 or equivalent.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 08/22/2005 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: OFFC1204

  • OFFC1225 Help Desk Support 2
    Description
    OFFC 1225 This course will aim to prepare students to hold an entry-level position in the help desk industry or a company. Companies now want to attract individuals who have balance of business, technical, and people skills to help make the help desk successful.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 08/22/1999 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: OFFC1225

  • OFFC1230 MS Publisher 2
    Description
    OFFC 1230 This course covers the basics of Microsoft Publisher for Windows software using IBM networked computers. The student will learn to create, edit, save, delete, and print professional looking applications. The spell checker, auto features and Wizards will be introduced. Prerequisites: OFFC1130 or equivalent.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 08/01/2000 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: OFFC1230

  • OFFC1255 MS Project 2
    Description
    OFFC 1255 This course covers the use of MS Project software. The student will learn how to plan and create a project, create tasks, schedules, assign resources, update status and use Project tools for communication and sharing information across applications and the Web. The goals of this course track to the Microsoft Office User Specialist exam for Microsoft Project. Prerequisites: Basic computer skills (using Windows and managing files) REQUIRED* COML1400 recommended.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 08/22/2005 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: OFFC1255

  • OFFC1260 Certification Basics - Word 3
    Description
    OFFC 1260 This course covers training in the preparation for students to take the Microsoft Office Specialist Exam for Word.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/15/2004 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: OFFC1260

  • OFFC1265 Certification Basics - Excel 3
    Description
    OFFC 1265 This course covers training in the preparation for students to take the Microsoft Office Specialist Exam for Excel. Prerequisites: OFFC1135 MS Excel I or Equivalent.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 01/12/2004 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: OFFC1265

  • OFFC1270 Certification Basics - Access 3
    Description
    OFFC 1270 This course covers training in the preparation for students to take the Microsoft office Specialist Exam for Access.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 01/12/2004 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: OFFC1270

  • OFFC1275 Certification Basics - PowerPoint 3
    Description
    OFFC 1275 This course covers training in the preparation for students to take the Microsoft Office Specialist Exam for PowerPoint

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 01/12/2004 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: OFFC1275

  • OFFC1280 Certification Basics - Outlook 3
    Description
    OFFC 1280 This course covers training in the preparation for students to take the Microsoft Office Specialist Exam for Outlook.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 01/12/2004 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: OFFC1280

  • OFFC1285 Oral Business Communications and Job Seeking Skills 2
    Description
    OFFC 1285 This course covers the development of oral communication skills in the following areas: one-to-one communication, oral presentations to groups, use of MS PowerPoint in presentations and student evaluation of speeches. Students will also learn successful employment interview strategies as well as how to find various job leads, write a successful resume, application letter, and follow-up letter.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 01/01/2004 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: OFFC1285

  • OFFC1290 Written Business Communications 2
    Description
    OFFC 1290 This course covers the process of communication, including writing techniques and strategies. Students learn by completing a range of writing exercises and critical thinking cases. Specific applications focus on letter and memorandum writing and formal and informal reports. Communication skills are emphasized along with e-mail usage.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 08/15/2004 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: OFFC1290

  • OFFC1340 QuickBooks PRO Basics 2
    Description
    OFFC 1340 This online course introduces the basics of using Intuit's QuickBooks Pro PC software for business transactions and basic accounting purposes. Topics covered will include navigating QuickBooks, company setup, entering sales transactions, receiving payments, paying bills, managing bank accounts, managing inventory and running standard QuickBooks reports. Prerequisites: Basic computer skills.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 01/12/2009 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: OFFC1340

  • OFFC2970 Internship 2
    Description
    OFFC 2970 Internship

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2012 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: OFFC2970

  • OTEC1725 Transactional Law 3
    Description
    OTEC 1725

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 01/01/1999 - 01/01/9999

    Course Outline: OTEC1725

  • OTEC1730 Civil Procedures 3
    Description
    OTEC 1730

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 01/01/1999 - 01/01/9999

    Course Outline: OTEC1730

  • OTEC2735 Family Law/Criminal Law 3
    Description
    OTEC 2735

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 01/01/1999 - 01/01/9999

    Course Outline: OTEC2735

  • OTEC2740 Legal Proofreading and Editing 3
    Description
    OTEC 2740

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 01/01/1999 - 01/01/9999

    Course Outline: OTEC2740

  • PHED1115 Self-Defense 1
    Description
    PHED 1115 Students will learn the basics of effective personal protection from experts in the field. Emphasis will be placed on awareness of hazardous situations and strategies to avoid them. Another priority will be developing responsible techniques that are simple and practical for almost anyone. This will be an active learning (hands-on) style class so students should wear clean, comfortable workout clothes.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 08/22/2002 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: PHED1115

  • PHED1120 Olympic Weightlifting 2
    Description
    PHED 1120 Requested description 7/19/02

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 08/22/2002 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: PHED1120

  • PHED2510 Intercollegiate Wrestling 1
    Description
    PHED 2510 Intercollegiate Wrestling

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 01/07/2002 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: PHED2510

  • PHED2520 Intercollegiate Men's Soccer I 1
    Description
    PHED 2520 Soccer is a one-credit Physical Education/General Education elective course at Dakota County Technical College. Students in the course are required to be members of either the Men's or Women's varsity soccer team at the college from the beginning of the fall season (known as training camp) and are required to meet the requirements and achieve a grade. Members must be in good standing in order to receive any credit. The major goal of the course is to develop psychological, physical, technical, athletic skills and abilities required to succeed as a college level athlete in the sport of soccer.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 06/02/2003 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: PHED2520

  • PHED2521 Intercollegiate Women's Soccer I 1
    Description
    PHED 2521 Soccer is a one-credit Physical Education/General Education elective course at Dakota County Technical College. Students in the course are required to be members of the Women's varsity soccer team at the college from the beginning of the fall season (known as training camp) and are required to meet the requirements and achieve a grade. Members must be in good standing in order to receive any credit. The major goal of the course is to develop psychological, physical, technical, athletic skills and abilities required to succeed as a college level athlete in the sport of soccer.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 08/26/2013 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: PHED2521

  • PHED2525 Intercollegiate Men's Soccer II 1
    Description
    PHED 2525 Soccer is a one-credit Physical Education/General Education elective course at Dakota County Technical College. Students in the course are required to be members of either the Men's or Women's varsity soccer team at the college from the beginning of the fall season (known as training camp) and are required to meet the requirements and achieve a grade. Members must be in good standing in order to receive any credit. The major goal of the course is to develop psychological, physical, technical, athletic skills and abilities required to succeed as a college level athlete in the sport of soccer.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 01/14/2013 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: PHED2525

  • PHED2526 Intercollegiate Women's Soccer II 1
    Description
    PHED 2526 Soccer is a one-credit Physical Education/General Education elective course at Dakota County Technical College. Students in the course are required to be members of the Women's varsity soccer team at the college from the beginning of the fall season (known as training camp) and are required to meet the requirements and achieve a grade. Members must be in good standing in order to receive any credit. The major goal of the course is to develop psychological, physical, technical, athletic skills and abilities required to succeed as a college level athlete in the sport of soccer.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 08/26/2013 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: PHED2526

  • PHED2530 Intercollegiate Baseball I 1
    Description
    PHED 2530 Baseball is a one-credit Physical Education/General Education elective course. Students in the course are required to be members of the Dakota County Technical College varsity baseball team. Members are required to meet the requirements to achieve a grade.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 06/02/2003 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: PHED2530

  • PHED2535 Intercollegiate Baseball II 1
    Description
    PHED 2535 Baseball is a one-credit Physical Education/General Education elective course. Students in the course are required to be members of the Dakota County Technical College varsity baseball team. Members are required to meet the requirements to achieve a grade.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 01/14/2013 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: PHED2535

  • PHED2540 Intercollegiate Softball I 1
    Description
    PHED 2540 Softball is a one-credit Physical Education/General Education elective course at Dakota County Technical College. Students in the course are required to be members of the fastpitch softball team at the college for the entire season and are required to meet the requirements and achieve a grade. Members must be in good standing in order to receive any credit. The major goal of the course is to develop psychological, physical, technical, athletic skills and abilities required to succeed as a college level athlete in the sport of softball.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 01/08/2007 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: PHED2540

  • PHED2545 Intercollegiate Softball II 1
    Description
    PHED 2545 Softball is a one-credit Physical Education/General Education elective course at Dakota County Technical College. Students in the course are required to be members of the fastpitch softball team at the college for the entire season and are required to meet the requirements and achieve a grade. Members must be in good standing in order to receive any credit. The major goal of the course is to develop psychological, physical, technical, athletic skills and abilities required to succeed as a college level athlete in the sport of softball.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 01/14/2013 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: PHED2545

  • PHED2560 Intercollegiate Volleyball I 1
    Description
    PHED 2560 Volleyball is a one-credit Physical Education/General Education elective course at Dakota County Technical College. Students in the course are required to be members of the men's varsity volleyball team at the college for the entire season and are required to meet the requirements and achieve a grade. Members must be in good standing in order to receive any credit. The major goal of the course is to develop psychological, physical, technical, athletic skills and abilities required to succeed as a college level athlete in the sport of volleyball.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 03/30/2011 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: PHED2560

  • PHED2565 Intercollegiate Volleyball II 1
    Description
    PHED 2565 Volleyball is a one-credit Physical Education/General Education elective course at Dakota County Technical College. Students in the course are required to be members of the men's varsity volleyball team at the college for the entire season and are required to meet the requirements and achieve a grade. Members must be in good standing in order to receive any credit. The major goal of the course is to develop psychological, physical, technical, athletic skills and abilities required to succeed as a college level athlete in the sport of volleyball.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 01/14/2013 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: PHED2565

  • PHED2570 Intercollegiate Basketball I 1
    Description
    PHED 2570 Basketball is a one-credit Physical Education/General Education elective course at Dakota County Technical College. Students in the course are required to be members of the men's varsity basketball team at the college for the entire season and are required to meet the requirements and achieve a grade. Members must be in good standing in order to receive any credit. The major goal of the course is to develop psychological, physical, technical, athletic skills and abilities required to succeed as a college level athlete in the sport of basketball.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 04/22/2011 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: PHED2570

  • PHED2575 Intercollegiate Basketball II 1
    Description
    PHED 2575 Basketball is a one-credit Physical Education/General Education elective course at Dakota County Technical College. Students in the course are required to be members of the men's varsity basketball team at the college for the entire season and are required to meet the requirements and achieve a grade. Members must be in good standing in order to receive any credit. The major goal of the course is to develop psychological, physical, technical, athletic skills and abilities required to succeed as a college level athlete in the sport of basketball.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 01/14/2013 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: PHED2575

  • PHED2990 Independent Study 3
    Description
    PHED 2990 Independent Study

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 04/04/2011 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: PHED2990

  • PHIL1100 Ethics 3
    Description
    PHIL 1100 This course is an introduction to the study of ethics. Students will read, discuss, and write about texts from Classical and World philosophy. Emphasis will be placed on the process of criticism and the practical value of the ideas explored. Meets MnTC Goal 9

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/23/2004 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 9

    Course Outline: PHIL1100

  • PHIL1200 Critical Thinking 3
    Description
    PHIL 1200 In this course, students will develop skills in argument evaluation, the use of informal logic, and language analysis as they criticize problems found on the World Wide Web, in the workplace, and in other everyday environments. Students will also have an opportunity to explore topics in media literacy and the philosophy of science. Suggested Accuplacer reading cut score over 78. Meets MnTC Goal 2.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/27/2007 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 2

    Course Outline: PHIL1200

  • PHIL1250 Introduction to Logic 3
    Description
    PHIL 1250 Students will learn to identify, analyze, and evaluate arguments derived from real-world problems using skills in formal logic. Concepts in informal logic will not be covered. Prerequisites: Accuplacer score of 78 or higher in Reading Comprehension OR College Reading I, AND Accuplacer score of 51 or higher in Elementary Algebra OR MATS0305 Introduction to Algebra. Meets MnTC Goal 4.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 01/13/2014 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 4

    Course Outline: PHIL1250

  • PHIL1300 Introduction to Philosphy 3
    Description
    PHIL 1300 This course is an introduction to the traditional problems of philosphy. Students will discuss and criticize texts written by philosophers from a variety of periods and cultures. Emphasis will be placed on the practical value of the ideas explored. Prerequisites: None. Meets MnTC Goal 6 and Goal 9

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 01/14/2008 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 6,9

    Course Outline: PHIL1300

  • PHIL1350 Medical Ethics 3
    Description
    PHIL 1350 This course introduces students to basic issues in medical ethics. Emphasis will be placed on the process of considering ethical theory, ethical principles, laws, and professional codes of onduct in the analysis of specific cases from the field. This course will be of special interest to students in nursing and dental programs, though students in any program will find the study of medical ethics worthwhile. Suggested Accuplacer reading cut score over 78 and completion of ENGL 1150: Composition I. Meets MnTC Goal 6 and Goal 9

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/24/2009 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 6,9

    Course Outline: PHIL1350

  • PHIL1400 World Religions 3
    Description
    PHIL 1400 This course is about learning the central beliefs of the world's major religions. Through writing, reflection, and presentation, students will explore the basic tenets of the world's major religions, who founded the religion, their main writings or scriptures, and their philosophical underpinnings concerning such issues as definition of religion, the existence of God/gods, faith, reason, ceremonial practices, and their relationship with the world. Meets MnTC Goal 6

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 01/12/2009 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 6,8

    Course Outline: PHIL1400

  • PHIL1450 Philosophy of the Arts 2
    Description
    PHIL 1450 In this introductory course, students will take a philosophical approach to thinking about painting, photography, film, architecture, music, literature, theater arts, and popular art. Using ideas from a variety of time periods, students will analyze artworks of their own choosing. All students will find this course valuable though it will be of special interest to those in programs such as Applied Visual Arts, Architectural Technology, Graphic Design Technology, Photography, Photographic Imaging Technology, Interior Design, Landscape Horticulture, Multimedia and Web Design.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 03/01/2011 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 2,6

    Course Outline: PHIL1450

  • PHYS1050 Introduction to Physics 3
    Description
    PHYS 1050 This is an introductory course in Physics and its applications. The course is designed for individuals with no previous experience in physics. In this course students will learn basic theory and application of classical physics in everyday life, and how to apply that knowledge through problem solving, simulation, and laboratory experiments. Topics to be covered include: linear and rotational motion, vectors, forces and equilibrium, work and energy, momentum, properties of solids, liquids and gases, heat and thermodynamics, and waves and sound. Meets MnTC Goal 3

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 11/05/2010 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 3

    Course Outline: PHYS1050

  • PHYS1100 College Physics I 4
    Description
    PHYS 1100 This course is the first of two courses that cover non-calculus physics topics. These topics include: mechanics, concepts of energy and momentum, basic laws of motion, structure of matter, gas laws, heat and thermodynamics, waves and sound. Meets MnTC Goal 3. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 08/21/2006 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 3

    Course Outline: PHYS1100

  • PHYS1200 College Physics II 4
    Description
    PHYS 1200 This course is the second of two courses that cover non-calculus physics topics. These topics include: fluids, thermal physics, direct and alternating currents, magnetism, light and optics, waves, and topics in modern physics. Meets MnTC goal 3. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 01/09/2006 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 3

    Course Outline: PHYS1200

  • PLBT2500 Phlebotomy 6
    Description
    PLBT 2500 The DCTC Phlebotomy Technician program prepares students to collect blood specimens from patients for the purpose of laboratory analysis. Students will be provided with the knowledge and skills necessary for careers in outpatient or inpatient facilities. The classroom portion will consist of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology (as applicable to phlebotomy), safety procedures, customer service skills, overview of laboratory processing, blood collection procedures, and hands-on procedures. The program also provides a clinical/ simulation experience during the program. After successful completion of both portions of the program, the student will be eligible to take the Phlebotomy certification exam.

    Credits: 6

    Effective Dates: 08/26/2013 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: PLBT2500

  • PMGT1101 Real Estate I 2
    Description
    PMGT 1101 This course is an introduction to the exciting world of real estate that meets the requirements of 30 hours for pre-licensing education. Topics covered will include real estate and the law, the concepts of home ownership, the laws of agency and the brokerage business, forms of ownership, legal descriptions, and taxes. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 04/02/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: PMGT1101

  • PMGT1102 Real Estate II 2
    Description
    PMGT 1102 This course meets the requirements for the second 30 hours of pre-licensing education. Topics covered will include listing agreements, buyer representation, real estate contracts, principles of financing, fair housing, environmental issues, and closing the transaction. Prerequisites: PMGT1101

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 04/02/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: PMGT1102

  • PMGT1204 Real Estate III (Law) 2
    Description
    PMGT 1204 This course meets the state requirement for Real Estate Law. This course presents a practical look at the many laws that affect the ownership, sale, and management of real estate. Principles will be learned by reviewing and discussing actual cases. Special emphasis will be placed on agency law, fair housing, contract law, and any other laws and disclosures that real estate practitioners need to know. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 08/27/2007 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: PMGT1204

  • PMGT1205 Loan Application/Processing 1
    Description
    PMGT 1205 This course covers the real estate loan process from pre-qualifying the borrower to determining which types of loans may be available and selecting which type would be best for the borrower. It includes a discussion of what the underwriters are looking for and how to prepare a loan for submittal for approval. A must course for those in, or desiring to be involved in, the financing aspects of residential and commercial real estate. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 04/06/1999 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: PMGT1205

  • PMGT1207 Financing Instruments 1
    Description
    PMGT 1207 This course covers the many types of financing instruments that are used today to finance the construction and purchase of real estate. It also looks at the specific clauses in mortgages and notes and the impact they have on borrowers and lenders. Special attention will be given to the many creative methods of financing real estate and how each may benefit the buyer and the seller. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 04/06/1999 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: PMGT1207

  • PMGT1208 Introduction to Appraisal 1
    Description
    PMGT 1208 This course is an introduction to the appraisal profession. The student will learn about the opportunities, licensing requirements, and basic procedures used in the appraisal process. Also discussed will be the principles of real estate ownership and transferring of ownership interests. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 04/06/1999 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: PMGT1208

  • PMGT1210 Appraisal Process 1
    Description
    PMGT 1210 This course covers the process the appraiser must go through to comply with the requirements of the assignment. The student will learn that the process used is just as important as the results obtained by the appraisal. The student will also learn how to determine if comparable sales were "arms length transactions." Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 04/06/1999 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: PMGT1210

  • PMGT1211 Appraisal, Rules, and Standards of Practice 1
    Description
    PMGT 1211 This course covers the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) as promulgated by the Appraisal Foundation. Also covered are the basic mathematical formulas required for the appraisal process. This course is included in the 90 hours of pre-licensing education required to take the state-sponsored licensing exam. This course is also approved for 15 hours of continuing education for both real estate or appraisal. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 11/19/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: PMGT1211

  • PMGT1212 Residential Appraisal Workshop 1
    Description
    PMGT 1212 This course reviews the principles of the appraisal process and provides the student with the necessary forms and knowledge to complete a residential single family appraisal report. This course also is approved for 15 hours of real estate and appraisal continuing education.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 11/19/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: PMGT1212

  • PMGT1303 Introduction to Entrepreneurship 1
    Description
    PMGT 1303 This course is an introduction to the designing, developing, and operating of a small business and/or an independent contractor practice. This is a must course for individuals beginning their careers in Real Estate, Appraisal, Financing, Insurance or Property Management. We start with how to develop a business plan, implement that plan, and conclude with how to make adjustments to keep up to changes in the business environment. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 06/03/2002 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: PMGT1303

  • PMGT1401 Real Estate Math and Calculator Basics 1
    Description
    PMGT 1401 This course covers the basic operation of the Hewlett-Packard HP12C financial calculator. All of the most common applications used by real estate professions, appraisers, property managers and loan officers are covered in this course. This is definitely one of the most powerful tools available for the true professional. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 05/26/1999 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: PMGT1401

  • PMGT2200 Principles of the Property Management Industry 3
    Description
    PMGT 2200 This course is an introduction to the profession of real estate property management and expectations and responsibilities of a property manager. It also covers estimation of future performance of income-producing property, and how to evaluate those future cash flows by using present day values, capital gains, and tax shelters, the 1031 tax deferred exchange. The student will learn how to maximize results from a minimal amount of dollars by using proven marketing strategies.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/27/2012 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: PMGT2200

  • PMGT2213 Fundamentals of Residential Property Management 3
    Description
    PMGT 2213 This course covers the fundamentals and main responsibilities of the Residential Income Property Manager. Topics discussed will include Managing Residential Properties, Lease and Tenant Relations and Income Property Marketing. 3 credits

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/27/2012 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: PMGT2213

  • PMGT2216 Fundamentals of Commercial Property Management 3
    Description
    PMGT 2216 This course is an introduction to the management and marketing of office buildings, industrial properties and retail facilities. It will examine the designing, developing, and operating of a small business and/or independent contractor practice. It also looks at the importance of developing negotiating skills and the basic techniques used in the negotiating process.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/27/2012 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: PMGT2216

  • PMGT2217 Fundamentals of Risk Management 3
    Description
    PMGT 2217 This course covers the fundamentals of Risk Management as it relates to the Property Management industry. Topics discussed will include Risk Management, Maintenance Management and Life & Safety Issues as it relates to residential property management. 3 Credits.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/27/2012 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: PMGT2217

  • PMGT2228 Essentials of Community Association Management 3
    Description
    PMGT 2228 This course prepares students to familiar with one of the fastest growing areas of concern of real estate sales agents, appraisers and property managers. Recent statistics have shown that more than 50% of the new residential dwellings constructed are in some way a part of a Common Interest Ownership property. This course is a practical look at the major issues of which homeowners, real estate agents, property managers and appraisers should be aware. Prerequisites: none 3 credits.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/27/2012 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: PMGT2228

  • PMGT2229 Fundamentals of Subsidized Housing 3
    Description
    PMGT 2229 This course covers the fundamentals of Subsidized Housing. It includes a general overview of the responsibilities and duties of a Property Manager/Compliance Manager/Occupancy Specialist and introduces regulations per the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development HUD Handbook 4350.3. 3 Credits.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/27/2012 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: PMGT2229

  • PMGT2970 Internship
    Description
    PMGT 2970 Internship is a supervised work experience that will provide the opportunity for the student to apply classroom knowledge to real world activities in an on-the-job setting. Specific experience outcomes will be defined by the student, employer, and faculty member. Internships have a varied credit value and need prior approval by the student's advisor for credit. Prerequisites: instructor's approval

    Credits:

    Effective Dates: 04/03/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: PMGT2970

  • PNSG1000 Foundations of Nursing Practice I 2
    Description
    PNSG 1000 This course introduces the LPN role in the nursing process and beginning nursing skills to meet the basic human needs of clients. Supervised laboratory learning is included. Prerequisites: The student must meet admission requirements for nursing core courses, including Accuplacer scores. Concurrent enrollment or prior successful completion of HEAL1101 or BIOL2000 is required.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 03/06/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: PNSG1000

  • PNSG1025 Core Values and Integrating Concepts in Nursing 1
    Description
    PNSG 1025 This course introduces the new practical nursing student to the interactive role of the practical nurse within healthcare. Topics include the core values of nursing practice, i.e. caring, diversity, ethics, excellence, holism, integrity and patient centered care; and the integrating concepts of nursing practice, i.e. context and environment, knowledge and science, professional development, quality and safety, relationship centered care, and teamwork.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 11/04/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: PNSG1025

  • PNSG1050 Clinical Refresher I 1
    Description
    PNSG 1050 This course prepares the returning student to begin clinical courses in the nursing major. The student will have the opportunity to practice nursing skills, and will be required to demonstrate competence in theory and skills. Prerequisites: PNSG1000

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 03/06/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: PNSG1050

  • PNSG1100 Foundations of Nursing Practice II 2
    Description
    PNSG 1100 This course builds on the PNSG 1000 Foundations of Nursing Practice I course and introduces second semester practical nursing students to basic nursing concepts and skills. Concepts will include: the nursing process, medical and surgical asepsis, documentation, fluid and electrolyte balance, death and dying, ostomies, gastric suctioning, tracheostomy care, and diagnostic tests. Procedures are demonstrated and practiced in the laboratory setting. This course will help prepare nursing students for the clinical courses in the DCTC Practical Nursing Program and for nursing practice. Prerequisites: PNSG1000, HEAL 1750, HEAL1150, HEAL1101, & PSYC 1350. Students must take this course prior to or concurrent with PNSG1400

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 03/08/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: PNSG1100

  • PNSG1250 Nutrition and Diet Therapy 2
    Description
    PNSG 1250 This course provides a study of basic nutritional concepts. Diet guidelines and menu planning are emphasized using the Food Guide Pyramid. Therapeutic diets are discussed as related to specific disease conditions.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 12/08/2009 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: PNSG1250

  • PNSG1355 Pharmacology 3
    Description
    PNSG 1355 This course introduces the study of medications and their uses. Students will learn the techniques needed for administration of medications. Students will master the mathematical skills necessary to accurately calculate drug dosages including the metric and apothecary systems. Prerequisites: HEAL 1150: Health Career Math and PNSG 1000: Foundations of Nursing Practice I

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/26/2013 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: PNSG1355

  • PNSG1400 Adult Health Nursing I 4
    Description
    PNSG 1400 This course addresses diseases of the respiratory, cardiovascular, hematologic and lymphatic, immune, musculoskeletal, and endocrine systems as they relate to the adult population. It includes pathology, diagnostics, medical interventions, nursing implications, nutritional aspects, and pharmacodynamics. The management of perioperative clients, clients with pain, and care of clients with cancer is also discussed. Evidenced-based practice (EBP) and cultural nursing care are threaded throughout the course. Prerequisites: Concurrent enrollment or prior successful completion of PNSG1100 and PNSG1355

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 03/08/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: PNSG1400

  • PNSG1500 Adult Health Nursing II 3
    Description
    PNSG 1500 This course follows PNSG 1400 Adult Health Nursing I and addresses different body systems. This course addresses diseases of the gastrointestinal, sensory, neurological, urinary, integumentary, and genitourinary and reproductive disorders as they relate to the adult population. It includes pathology, diagnostics, medical interventions, nursing implications, nutritional aspects, and pharmacodynamics. Nursing care of patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) disease and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) is also discussed. Complementary and alternative modalities (CAM) are also included. Prerequisites: PNSG1100 and PNSG1400. Concurrent enrollment in PNSG1535 and prior successful completion of or concurrent enrollment in PNSG1355.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 03/08/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: PNSG1500

  • PNSG1535 Beginning Clinical 2
    Description
    PNSG 1535 This course introduces practical nursing students to beginning nursing practice. Students will provide basic nursing care for selected patients in a long term care (LTC) clinical setting with instructor supervision. Students will collect patient data, perform nursing skills, and administer delegated medical treatments. Prerequisites: PNSG1100, PNSG1400, concurrent enrollment or prior successful completion of PNSG1355 and PNSG1500.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 08/26/2013 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: PNSG1535

  • PNSG1540 Clinical Practice I 2
    Description
    PNSG 1540 During this course, students will have the opportunity to perform nursing care for selected clients in an acute care setting with instructor supervision. Students will administer medications and perform delegated medical treatments. Students will be expected to demonstrate progression in the performance of nursing skills. Critical thinking skills will be emphasized. Prerequisites: PNSG1530.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 05/18/2000 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: PNSG1540

  • PNSG1565 Clincal II 2
    Description
    PNSG 1565 This course provides opportunities for students to perform nursing skills for selected acutely ill clients in clinical settings with minimal instructor guidance. Students will continue to implement the LPN role in the nursing process, and perform nursing care and treatments as learned in prior theory and laboratory courses. Independent functioning is encouraged along with medication administration proficiency. Prerequisite: HEAL1400, PNSG1100, PNSG1500, PNSG1530, and PNSG1540; and current enrollment or prior successful completion of PNSG1701.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 08/26/2013 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: PNSG1565

  • PNSG1575 Clinical III 1
    Description
    PNSG 1575 This course provides opportunities for students to perform nursing skills to select post-partum women and newborn infants in clinical settings with instructor guidance. Students may also assist in caring for children. Students will continue to implement the PN rold in the nursing process and perform nursing care and treatments as learned in prior theory and laboratory courses. Prerequisites: PNSG 1565: Clinical II

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 08/26/2013 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: PNSG1575

  • PNSG1650 Clinical Refresher II 1
    Description
    PNSG 1650 This course prepares the advanced-standing returning student to continue with clinical courses in the nursing major. Students will have the opportunity to practice nursing skills and will be required to demonstrate competence. Prerequisites: PNSG1100 and PNSG1400.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 03/08/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: PNSG1650

  • PNSG1755 Behavioral Health Concepts 2
    Description
    PNSG 1755 This course explores mental health and mental illness. Maladaptive disorders, treatment and nursing care are discussed. Transcultural and life span nursing issues of mental health will be addressed.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 08/26/2013 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: PNSG1755

  • PNSG1805 Maternal and Child Health 2
    Description
    PNSG 1805 This course prepares the student to care for maternity and pediatric patients. The obstetric portion of the course focuses on nursing care during pregnancy, labor/delivery, and postpartum, as well as care of the normal newborn. In the pediatric portion, the effects of illness and hospitalization on children are studied. Prerequisites: HEAL1400, PNSG1100, PSYC200, PSYC1300, and PSYC1400 and concurrent enrollment or prior successful completion of PNSG1560, PNSG1570, and PNSG1580.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 08/24/2009 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: PNSG1805

  • PNSG2020 Nursing Capstone 2
    Description
    PNSG 2020 This course provides students with the opportunity to function more independently in the simulation/clinical setting. Emphasis is placed on critical thinking and role transition from student to graduate nurse. Students are assigned to work as members of the health care team in the simulation setting. A Predictor test will be administered to students allowing then to see how they will do on the State NCLEX Practical Nursing Boards. An instructor will be available to provide guidance and support with identification of areas of need in preparation for the NCLEX test. The Capstone will address job search, Nursing opportunities and a review of the testing process for the MN State Board of Nursing.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 08/26/2013 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: PNSG2020

  • POLS1000 Introduction to Political Science 3
    Description
    POLS 1000 Introduction to Political Science will present a broad introduction to the basic concepts, approaches, and areas of study of political science. Discussion and active debate of key political ideologies: liberalism, conservatism, socialism, communism, fascism, nationalism, feminism, and environmentalism will be central to the course. The class will also delve into the specific political systems and institutions of key members of the international community as well as consider contemporary American political issues. Prerequisites: CPT reading score. Meets MnTC Goal 5

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 01/12/2004 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 5

    Course Outline: POLS1000

  • POLS1100 The American Political System 3
    Description
    POLS 1100 This course is a survey of American Government with a focus on political theory and history, the U.S. Constitution, the branches of the federal government, and the concept of civil liberties and rights. Students will be introduced to the party system and political process in the U.S., the impact of public opinion, mass media/Internet, and interest groups. And overview of public policy and state and local government will also be provided. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2012 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 5,9

    Course Outline: POLS1100

  • PSYC1100 General Psychology 3
    Description
    PSYC 1100 This general psychology course is an introduction and overview of the scientific study of behavior and experience. It includes topics like perception, learning, human development, intelligence, motivation, psychological disorders, social perception and group behavior. Meets MnTC Goal 5

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 04/13/1999 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 5

    Course Outline: PSYC1100

  • PSYC1105 General Psychology 4
    Description
    PSYC 1105 This general psychology course is an introduction and overview of the scientific study of behavior and experience. It includes topics like the history of psychology, research methods, perception, learning, human development, intelligence, motivation, social perception and group behavior, and psychological disorders.

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 2,5

    Course Outline: PSYC1105

  • PSYC1200 Abnormal Psychology 3
    Description
    PSYC 1200 This psychology course is an introduction and overview of psychopathology. This course discusses diagnosis, treatment and prognosis of patients with mental health disorders and issues impacting mental health professionals. Meets MnTC Goal 5

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 02/25/2000 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 5

    Course Outline: PSYC1200

  • PSYC1300 Child and Adolescent Psychology 3
    Description
    PSYC 1300 This psychology course is an introduction and overview of the scientific study of child development from prenatal through adolescence. It includes topics like perception, learning, intelligence, motivation, developmental disorders, and parenting and peer influence on the developing child. Meets MnTC Goal 5

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 02/25/2000 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 5

    Course Outline: PSYC1300

  • PSYC1350 Lifespan Development 4
    Description
    PSYC 1350 This psychology course is an introduction and overview of the scientific study of development throughout the life span from prenatal through old age, death, dying and bereavement from a developmental perspective. Prerequisites: None. Meets MnTC Goal 5 and MnTC Goal 7

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 08/24/2009 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 5,7

    Course Outline: PSYC1350

  • PSYC1400 Adult and Geriatric Psychology 2
    Description
    PSYC 1400 This Adult psychology course is an introduction to adult and geriatric psychology from a lifespan perspective. This course examines topics from a developmental perspective, including sensation and perception, memory, intelligence and social cognition through adulthood. Prerequisite: Concurrent or prior successful completion of PSYC1100. Meets MnTC Goal 5

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 02/25/2000 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 5

    Course Outline: PSYC1400

  • PSYC1450 Death and Dying 2
    Description
    PSYC 1450 This psychology course is an introduction to the concepts and issues surrounding death and dying. It examines these issues from a theoretical perspective with attention to ethical and moral issues from a multicultural perspective and the impact of death, dying and bereavement throughout the lifespan. Meets MnTC Goal 5

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 08/23/2010 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 5

    Course Outline: PSYC1450

  • PSYC1600 Human Sexuality 2
    Description
    PSYC 1600 This psychology course provides a comprehensive, up-to-date survey of the research findings and theories pertaining to human sexuality, and it helps the student apply this information to their personal lives. Meets MnTC Goal 5

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 08/20/2001 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 5

    Course Outline: PSYC1600

  • RNEW1300 Intro to Trade / Renewable Energy 3
    Description
    RNEW 1300

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 01/01/1999 - 01/01/9999

    Course Outline: RNEW1300

  • RRCC1110 Orientation 1
    Description
    RRCC 1110 This is an opportunity for students to determine if a career as a conductor is right for them. Students will shadow conductors in a working rail yard and experience for themselves the physical and scheduling demands of the job. Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to describe railroad organization and general operations, policies and practices to ensure railroad safety, and the basic responsibililities of conductors. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 08/22/2005 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: RRCC1110

  • RRCC1120 Introduction to Conductor Service 4
    Description
    RRCC 1120 This is an introductory course for the conductor service option within the railroad operations program. Upon successful completion of this course, the studfent should be able to describe railroad organization and general operations, policies and practices to ensure railroad safety, and the basic responsibilities of conductors. 5 hrs. lecture, demonstration/wk. Selective admission program - see a counselor about special requirements. Prerequisite: Admission to DCTC railroad conductor program and completion of the one-week orientation (RRCC1110).

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 08/22/2005 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: RRCC1120

  • RRCC1130 General Code of Operating Rules 4
    Description
    RRCC 1130 This is the fourth course in the conductor option for the railroad operations degree program. Conductors must maintain a thorough understanding of the General Code of Operating Rules (GCOR). This course provides an in-depth study of the GCOR. Upon completion of this course, the student should be able to demonstrate abilities to apply the General Code of Operating Rules to safe and efficient train movement and operations. Prerequisites: Admission to the DCTC railroad conductor option and successful completion of RRCC1120 Conductor Service with a minimum grade of "C".

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 08/22/2005 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: RRCC1130

  • RRCC1140 Mechanical Operations 2
    Description
    RRCC 1140 This course covers mechanical operations that relate to conductor service. This is the second course in the conductor option of the railroad operations degree program. Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to describe the importance and application of freight care mechanical policies and practices to ensure safe railroad operations. 2.5 hrs. lecture/wk. Selective admission program - see a counselor about special requirements. Prerequisite: Admission to the DCTC's railroad conductor program and successful completion of RRCC1120, Intro to Conductor Service with a grade of "C" or better.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 08/22/2005 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: RRCC1140

  • RRCC1150 Conductor Duties 2
    Description
    RRCC 1150 Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to describe and apply railroad organization and general operations, policies and practices to ensure railroad safety, and basic responsibilities of conductors. This course includes safety and the general rules with which conductors must comply and teaches the techniques and administrative procedures usek on the job to perform safely and effectively. 2.5 hrs. lecture/wk. Selective admission program - see a conselor about special requirements. Prerequisite: Admission to the DCTC railroad conductor option and successful completion of RRCC1140 Mechanical Operation with a minimum grade of "C".

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 08/22/2005 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: RRCC1150

  • RRCC1160 Utilization of Railroad Equipment and Safety Standards 2
    Description
    RRCC 1160 This course is designed for persons interested in pursuing a career as a Railroad Conductor. The student will study and demonstrate the accepted standards of railroad equipment utilization. They will also demonstrate knowledge and application of railroad safety rules and techniques for moving box cars.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 08/20/2007 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: RRCC1160

  • RRCC2970 Railroad Conductor Internship
    Description
    RRCC 2970 Upon successful completion of this course, the student will have observed actual operations and be able to apply skills learned in classroom-based instruction to those operations. The student will observe and perform operations under the supervision of experienced conductor mentors in actual field locations. 1 hr. lecture, minimum 40 hours of on-the-job training/wk. Prerequisite: Admission to the DCTC railroad conductor option, and successful completion of RRCC1130 General Code of Operating Rules with a minimum grade of "C".

    Credits:

    Effective Dates: 08/22/2005 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: RRCC2970

  • SMGT1000 Principles of Supervision 3
    Description
    SMGT 1000 Ease the transition to supervisor or bring yourself up to date with today's supervisory/management practices. Study the role and responsibilities of supervisors including planning, organizing, staffing, directing and controlling. Develop new skills in communication, correcting or rewarding performance and overall management of resources.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 04/07/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1000

  • SMGT1001 Foundations of Management 3
    Description
    SMGT 1001 This course will provide you with background and theories of supervision and management, and the key skills required to be successful supervisor, manager and entrepreneur. Learn to effectively manage in an ever increasingly diverse workforce. Ease the transition to supervisor or bring yourself up-to-date with today's supervisory/management practices. Study the role and responsibilities of supervisors including planning, organizing, staffing, directing and controlling. Develop new skills in communication, correcting or rewarding performance, and overall management of resources.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/26/2013 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1001

  • SMGT1010 Interpersonal Skills 1
    Description
    SMGT 1010 Practice a variety of effective interpersonal communication techniques including active listening, giving and receiving effective feedback, assertive communication, handling emotional behavior, and interpretation of nonverbal cues. Identify barriers to positive interpersonal work relationships and strategies for developing and maintaining healthy work relationships. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 04/07/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1010

  • SMGT1015 ACCEL IT (Accelerated Instructor Training) 2
    Description
    SMGT 1015 Participants in ACCEL IT will explore the background to and practice techniques in accelerative methodology, as well as examine current theory on brain-based learning. They will also develop lesson plans to apply theories of multiple intelligences and learning styles in the classroom and study student progress assessment techniques aligned with the methodology. In addition, they will create a learner-centered classroom. Participants will have the opportunity to present a lesson to classmates for evaluation and feedback.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 12/31/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1015

  • SMGT1022 Leadership 3
    Description
    SMGT 1022 Learn concepts to become an effective leader in todays global business environment. Determine your leadership style and the implications of that style on workgroup performance. Incorporate ethics, corporate mission, vision and culture into a powerful leadership strategy. Enhance your ability to motivate and positively influence others in a increasingly diverse workforce. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/01/2001 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1022

  • SMGT1023 Leadership for Administrative Professionals 1
    Description
    SMGT 1023 Today's workplace is changing and so is the role of the administrative professional. No longer subordinate to management, "admins" of the 21st. century are business partners in meeting corporate goals and objectives. Learn what it takes to become an accomplished administrative professional and a recognized leader in your workplace. (DUAL NUMBERED WITH COURSE OFFC1023) Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 01/10/2005 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1023

  • SMGT1025 Elements of Effective Instruction 1
    Description
    SMGT 1025 The purpose of this course is to assist faculty members/trainers in understanding what responsibilities are as an instructor in college classrooms. Understanding the critical behaviors of a teacher will aid the individulal in enhancing their performance as a teacher/trainer.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 01/01/1999 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1025

  • SMGT1026 Elements of Effective Instruction 2
    Description
    SMGT 1026 The purpose of this course is to assist training representatives in understanding what their responsiblities are as a trainer in Northwest Airlines, Inc., classrooms. Understanding the critical behaviors of a trainer will aid the training representative in enhancing their performance as a trainer.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 08/22/1999 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1026

  • SMGT1028 Management Effectiveness 3
    Description
    SMGT 1028 Learn practical tools to manage time and stress. Develop habits to increase personal productivity and create an individual time management plan. Set priorities, delegate and reduce time waste's and stressors. Explore strategies to improve time utilization in workgroups.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/01/2001 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1028

  • SMGT1030 Ethics in the Workplace 1
    Description
    SMGT 1030 Explore the influence of ethics on individuals and organizations. Consider frequently-encountered workplace ethical dilemmas. Examine the role of values in leadership and decision making and the influence of supervisors in shaping workforce behavior. Develop a code of ethics for supervisors. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 04/07/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1030

  • SMGT1033 Business Law and Ethics 3
    Description
    SMGT 1033 Examine workplace issues impacting supervisory responsibilities and explore the influence of ethics on individuals and organizations. You will be introduced to the American legal system. Understand civil, criminal, TORT, contract, employment, and labor laws and how they affect business. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/22/2005 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1033

  • SMGT1050 Resolving Conflict 1
    Description
    SMGT 1050 Learn to resolve conflict and negotiate collaborative solutions in workplace settings. Master conflict resolution and negotiation strategies essential for supervisors and others in leadership positions. Select and apply conflict resolution and negotiation strategies that are appropriate for a given situation. Learn to effectively confront conflict in its early stages and to negotiate solutions beneficial to all persons involved. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 04/07/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1050

  • SMGT1060 Habits for Personal Effectiveness 1
    Description
    SMGT 1060 Discover how to close the gap between what is most important to you and how you spend your time. Increase your interpersonal effectiveness and your ability to foster cooperation. Develop a personal creed and mission statement as a tool for achieving life balance. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 04/07/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1060

  • SMGT1070 Time Mangement 1
    Description
    SMGT 1070 Learn practical tools to gain control of your time and your life. Apply a comprehensive time management system based on identifying values, long-term goals, short-term goals, and daily action steps. Set priorities, delegate, and reduce time wasters and clutter. Assess personal improvement opportunities and develop an individual time management plan. Explore strategies to improve time utilization of work group members. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 04/07/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1070

  • SMGT1080 Introduction to Distribution Careers 1
    Description
    SMGT 1080 This course is designed to provide students with an overview of distributorships. Included is an examination of the role of distributors bringing goods to market and adding value through distributor services. Network with industry specific professionals to learn career opportunities in a growing market. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 01/09/2006 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1080

  • SMGT1081 Business Principles 3
    Description
    SMGT 1081 This course is an introduction to the operation and organization of business enterprises and will provide students with a comprehensive and foundational view of business organizations, operations, finance, production, distribution, business law, diversity, and other business concepts and activities. Students will learn how these aspects of business enterprises are essential to our economic system and the global economy. Prerequisite: None.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 01/09/2006 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1081

  • SMGT1082 Distribution, Operations, and Logistics 3
    Description
    SMGT 1082 Gain an understanding of management concepts, principles, and applications for effective operations of industrial distribution firms. Topics covered are concepts of rationale of discounting, financial systems, inventory management, puchasing, vendor evaluations, profitability analysis, warehourse management and future trends. Prerequisite: None.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 01/09/2006 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1082

  • SMGT1085 Fundamentals of Business 4
    Description
    SMGT 1085 Understand business fundamentals from an integrative approach from strategic to operational perspectives relating to the organizational, managerial, human resources, marketing, and financial functions. Assess the domestic and global business environments including the legal, technological, political and social and ethical perspectives. Learn the effects of cultural contexts in business operations.

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 08/26/2013 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1085

  • SMGT1160 Fundamentals of Meeting, Conference, and Event Management 2
    Description
    SMGT 1160 Learn strategies to develop meaningful, well-organized conferences, meeting and special events, perfect for meeting planners experienced with logistics who want to develop the principles and techniques that form the foundation of meeting and event programs. Individuals interested in a meeting planning career or just starting in the field will want to build their career on the fundamentals included in this curriculum. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 08/21/2006 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1160

  • SMGT1161 Advanced Meeting, Conference, and Event Management 3
    Description
    SMGT 1161 Whether you are interested in the field of meeting planning or already an experienced meeting planner, this is the hands-on, dynamic course you have been looking for to hone your skills and learn new techniques. This course delivers tricks of the trade and new twists while refreshing time-tested practices. Students will learn to apply the Convention Industry Council meeting profile and accepted practices for request for proposals. Prerequisites: SMGT1160 or advisor approval.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/21/2006 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1161

  • SMGT1162 Special Events Coordination and Management 3
    Description
    SMGT 1162 Learn strategies to effectively procure, organize, implement and monitor the products and services that bring an event to life. This course focuses on event design basics, room set-up, event flow, entertainment, food and beverage options, and communication. Students will research and shop for a case study special event venue and design a boardroom presentation to present venue and theme recommendations to a boss or client; learn vendor selection techniques, and event specifications will be created and vendor/venue work orders reviewed. Get acquainted with music licensing, host liquor liability, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and preparation for a pre-convention briefing. Students will explore planner resources such as convention and visitor bureaus and destination management companies. Prerequisites: SMGT1161 or advisor approval.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/21/2006 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1162

  • SMGT1163 Event Promotion 3
    Description
    SMGT 1163 Promote your meetings, events, festivals, tradeshows and conventions with the skill of an experienced event marketer. This course combines marketing and public relations expertise to make your event a success! Curriculum includes a business simulation and integrates key business skills such as critical thinking, team dynamics and communication. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/21/2006 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1163

  • SMGT1165 Introduction to Hospitality Management 2
    Description
    SMGT 1165 If travel, hospitality and tourism are exciting and you have always fantasized about a career serving those away from home, this course is the introduction you have been looking for. Learn about management and operations of lodging and foodservices, within diverse organizational models such as private clubs, cruise lines, casinos and amusement parks. Students are also introduced to meeting, trade show and event management. Expectations and resources for careers in these service industries are integral to the course curriculum. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 08/21/2006 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1165

  • SMGT1166 Event Design 3
    Description
    SMGT 1166 Meeting and event planners who want to increase production value of their events will find this course important to achieving a well-designed and orchestrated event. This course provides a thorough knowledge of event design principles, processes and practices. Students will learn about the various decorative elements used in special events and how production factors integrate to produce a winning event. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/15/2006 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1166

  • SMGT1167 Meeting and Event Sponsorship 3
    Description
    SMGT 1167 Sponsorship dollars can mean the difference between financial success or ruin for an event. Sponsor visibility and benefit to the sponsoring organization can make or break their business. Establishing ROI for the event, as well as the sponsoring organization, is important to the symbiotic relationship between these entities. For the event planner, the value of sponsorship to the event and its attendees, as well as how to integrate the sponsorship into the event are key elements of success. Fundraisers, who frequently double as the event planner, need to know how to place value on sponsorship, maximize the sponsor experience and where to find more sponsors. Event planners and fundraisers will learn state-of-the-art methods for finding, securing and retaining sponsors in this class. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/21/2006 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1167

  • SMGT1168 Trade Show Management 3
    Description
    SMGT 1168 Students new to exhibit management or experienced professionals who want to brush up on their skills will find this course essential to their career. Through the extensive case studies students will learn how to manage exhibit operations from start to finish and become acquainted with marketing the trade show to exhibitors and attendees. Information and resources to manage essential trade show components such as site selection, floorplan layout, program planning, housing, registration and transportation will be explored. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/15/2006 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1168

  • SMGT1170 Meeting Planning for the Administrative Professional 2
    Description
    SMGT 1170 Admistrative professionals plan the majority of meetings under 100 people without formal meeting planning education or experience. This course provides fundamental knowledge and techniques to ensure success of planning small meetings. Prerequisites: None. DUAL NUMBERED WITH OFFC1024.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 05/15/2006 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1170

  • SMGT1171 Strategies for Sales and Closing Success 3
    Description
    SMGT 1171 Vendor-Client relationships built on collaboration and mutual reward are the secret success strategy of today's hospitality market. The consumptive sales techniques of yesterday have no traction today. Today's customer is more trained, and technology has maximized their ability to both research and communicate. Litigation has increased. New APEX/ASTM Green Standards will soon require another layer of relationship accompanied by transparent documentation. Effective Vendor-Client relationships begin at first contact, continue through "close", and evolve into the post-sale relationship that multiplies sales. New or experienced sales professionals will benefit from hands-on case studies and simulations that address sales and closing strategies from both Vendor and Client perspectives. The exploration of both perspectives is especially appropriate in today's fluid marketplace in which most professionals will be both Vendor and Client during their career.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 09/30/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1171

  • SMGT1172 Project Management for Meetings and Events 3
    Description
    SMGT 1172 Experienced meeting planners know that project management is one of their most important skills. Traditional project managers pale at the multiplicity of projects that must be managed concurrently for even the smallest of meetings and events. It can seem like magic when the individual projects such as marketing, purchasing, registration, production, sales, housing, etc. operate independently and ultimately come together in the fusion that is a successful meeting or event. That magic is a skill which makes meeting planning a professional celebrated globally and employed by virtually every business model. This course concentrates on the intricacies of the individual projects and their synthesis into the final product - a successful meeting or event. Success doesn't just happen. And, it is not magic. It is the skill of the professional meeting planner. Students in this course practice their skills interactively using case studies and real-life scenarios.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 09/30/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1172

  • SMGT1173 Life Celebrations 3
    Description
    SMGT 1173 Life celebrations take many forms and embrace all cultures; marking birth, coming of age, marriage, death and everything in between. Traditions borne in our native cultures form the fabric that makes us unique and weaves a special mark in our celebrations. Meeting and event planners who specialize in life celebrations such as weddings, bat/bar mitzvahs, naming ceremonies, and other multi-cultural events, as well as managers of cultural fairs, festivals, and parades will benefit from this course. Increase your skill set of cultural norms and traditions and gain insight into resources that will help you research details unique to the host's sect, geographic area, and more.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 09/29/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1173

  • SMGT1174 Hospitality Law 3
    Description
    SMGT 1174 At the core of hospitality law is the need to safeguard guests and internal stakeholders such as owners and employees, while minimizing liability. In an interactive environment, students will explore real-life situations and the application of hospitality law. Students will investigate preventive measures and effective decision making to limit exposure and reduce litigious activity. Study is founded in an ethical, legal, and preventative philosophy, recognizing that today's hospitality manager is the individual who most influences the legal position of the organization through effective decision making. Regulatory and business structure impacts are incorporated into the study of hospitality issues including conferences, employees guests, crime, risks, and more.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 09/29/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1174

  • SMGT1175 Sponsorship and Trade Show Management 3
    Description
    SMGT 1175 Students new to sponsorship and trade show management will find this course the missing link to jumpstarting their career. Experienced development and event professionals who want to brush up on their skills and bridge their revenue-generating capabilities to the next level will find this course essential. The value of sponsors and exhibitors to the event and to its attendees is a key element of success as well as the bottom line. Integration of sponsors and exhibitors within the event program requires careful crafting with all stakeholder groups in mind. Students explore the symbiotic relationship between the sponsors and exhibitors as well as the relationship between the host organization and event attendees. Through the extensive case studies, students will determine how management of these two revenue-generating initiatives can add ROI to the sponsoring organization as well as increase attendees to the event itself.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1175

  • SMGT1200 Quality Improvement 2
    Description
    SMGT 1200 Learn principles and tools for quality and continuous process improvement. Assess supervisor's roles and responsibilities related to quality including identifying and meeting customer's needs, applying tools and techniques for improving systems and processes, developing a quality training plan for work group members, and enhancing work group commitment to quality. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 04/07/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1200

  • SMGT1205 Total Quality Management 4
    Description
    SMGT 1205 Learn how to integrate TQM into planning and project management, strategic management, process improvement, and how to modify an organizations behavior. Assess supervisor's roles and responsibilities related to quality including identifying and meeting customer's needs, applying tools and techniques for improving systems and processes, developing a quality training plan for work group members and enhancing work group commitment to continuous quality improvement. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 01/13/2003 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1205

  • SMGT1206 Quality Management 3
    Description
    SMGT 1206 Learn how to integrate quality management concepts into planning and project management, strategic management, process improvement and how to impact organizational efficiency and effectiveness. Assess supervisors roles and responsibilities related to quality including identifying and meeting customer needs, applying problem solving tools and techniques for improving systems and processes and making quality decisions. Develop a quality training plan for work group members and enhancing work group commitment to continuous quality improvement.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/26/2013 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1206

  • SMGT1210 Problem Solving 2
    Description
    SMGT 1210 Learn a systematic approach to solving work place problems. Become proficient at using tools for gathering, analyzing, and evaluating data. Master techniques for accessing creativity and group participation. Learn strategies for gaining approval and support and for facilitating successful implementation. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 04/07/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1210

  • SMGT1215 Negotiation Strategies 3
    Description
    SMGT 1215 Explore the challenges of negotiation. Students in this hands-on course will experience the emotions and results of successful and unsuccessful negotiation. Discuss the psychology and consequences of getting your way. Investigate the impact a win-win philosophy has on business relationships and long-term ROI. Practice changing the dialogue of negotiation and discover a blueprint that can be adopted for any negotiation. Then identify and role-play negotiation tactics that will help you to get what you want without saying NO.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1215

  • SMGT1220 Work Teams 1
    Description
    SMGT 1220 Develop the skills and knowledge to cultivate productive work teams. Identify the types and benefits of teams and work groups and the stages of team development. Learn to develop team mission, purpose, and goals. Apply techniques for team decision making and conflict resolution. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 04/07/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1220

  • SMGT1231 Planning and Project Management 2
    Description
    SMGT 1231 Learn how to plan and control projects from start to finish including: determining scope/objectives, scheduling/sequencing, budget, action steps, assigning personnel, authority/responsibility, standards, contingency planning and methods for monitoring and evaluation of the projects success. Use tools such as Gantt Charts, flow charts and others. Plan a work or personal project applying the skills and knowledge learned in class. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 01/12/2004 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1231

  • SMGT1232 Problem Solving and Decision Making 3
    Description
    SMGT 1232 Tapping into your creative energy can make you more effective in solving problems and developing innovative solutions. Learn a systematic approach to solving work place problems. Become proficient at using tools for gathering, analyzing and evaluating data. Master techniques for accessing creativity and group participation. Learn strategies for gaining approval and support for facilitating successful implementation of decisions.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/01/2001 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1232

  • SMGT1235 Project Management 3
    Description
    SMGT 1235 Understand the project management process and learn to utilize the appropriate tools to initiate, plan, execute, control and close projects. Learn to apply knowledge, skills, tools and techniques to project activities to meet project requirements. Understand how organizational planning impacts the projects by means of project prioritization based on risk, funding, and the organizations strategic plan.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/26/2013 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1235

  • SMGT1240 Meeting Management 1
    Description
    SMGT 1240 Learn to prepare for and conduct effective meetings. Develop purpose, desired results, agenda, ground rules, and action plans. Identify appropriate facilities, equipment, and room arrangements for various types of meetings. Learn to use tools to facilitate group participation, decision making, and consensus building including how to handle disruptive behavior. Facilitate a meeting using the strategies and tools learned in class. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 04/07/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1240

  • SMGT1242 Effective Business Communication 3
    Description
    SMGT 1242 Learn and practice skills to communicate your message directly and effectively to generate the desired results, whether in a meeting, presentation or written media. Integrate multi-media to support your ideas. Assess your audience prior to communicating to maximize effectiveness. Facilitate group participation including handling disruptive behavior. Learn and apply skills in any situation to achieve win-win negotiations.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/01/2001 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1242

  • SMGT1245 Introduction to Resort Operations 2
    Description
    SMGT 1245 Resorts provide an environment of restoration to their guests. As in other hospitality facilities, the emphasis is always on the guest; however, successful resorts maintain far higher guest service standards than their hotel counterparts. In addition, resorts offer the most fascinating element of all to their guests - escape. Interpretation and delivery of "escape" is both dynamic and evolving. Students in this course will study the components and operation of resorts from a management perspective.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 11/04/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1245

  • SMGT1250 Managing Customer Service 1
    Description
    SMGT 1250 THIS COURSE IS THE SAME AS ENTR1550. Identify how supervisors can plan for and support excellent customer service through developing a service strategy. Examine the impact of employee training and decision making authority on customer service. Analyze models of service for internal and external customers. Learn tools and techniques for gathering feedback and handling complaints. Consider the relationship between customer service and quality. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 04/07/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1250

  • SMGT1260 Managing Teams 3
    Description
    SMGT 1260 Develop the skills and knowledge to cultivate productive work teams. Learn to defuse resistance to change and foster support and involvement in developing a shared vision. Master conflict resolution and negotiation strategies essential for supervisors and others in leadership positions in fostering self managed work teams. Prerequisitites: None.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/01/2001 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1260

  • SMGT1270 Creativity and Innovation 1
    Description
    SMGT 1270 Tapping into your creative energy can make you more valuable to the company you work for and more effective in solving problems and innovating improvements and can be really fun. Discover a variety of tools to increase your creativity. Develop strategies for encouraging and supporting others' creative efforts. Understand the relationship between creativity and risk taking. Learn to develop an environment which fosters creativity. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 04/07/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1270

  • SMGT1280 Operations Management 3
    Description
    SMGT 1280 Learn how to integrate operations management concepts into strategic management, process improvement supply-chain management, project management, and how to impact organizational efficiency and effectiveness. Assess supervisors roles and responsibilities related to operational activities. Understand the importance of creating competitive advantage driven by supply-chain management and maintaining an integrative quality management system approach throughout the organization operational processes.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/26/2013 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1280

  • SMGT1400 Performance Management 2
    Description
    SMGT 1400 Performance management is the core of the supervisor's job. Learn to manage employee performance by establishing performance expectations, identifying and providing needed training and support, monitoring performance, and providing formal and informal feedback. Practice conducting employee performance evaluations. Discover methods to take corrective action. Identify sources of inadequate performance - skills and knowledge, processes and systems, motivation and personal issues - and determine appropriate resolution to each. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 04/07/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1400

  • SMGT1405 Managing Performance 3
    Description
    SMGT 1405 Manage employee performance by establishing performance expectations, identifying and providing needed training and support, monitoring performance, and providing formal and informal feedback. Practice conducting employee performance evaluations. Learn methods to take corrective action. Identify sources of inadaquate performance - skills and knowledge, processes and systems, motivation and personal issues - and determine appropriate resolution to each. Coach and mentor good performers to higher levels. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/01/2001 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1405

  • SMGT1410 Coaching 1
    Description
    SMGT 1410 Coach work group members toward improved performance. Identify guidelines and steps for coaching. Practice giving feedback. Develop individual improvement plans. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 04/07/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1410

  • SMGT1412 Shared Purpose, Shared Success I 1
    Description
    SMGT 1412 Organizations today require a workplace where individuals and differing departments are willing and able to work together in new and collaborative ways. Create a climate where goals are clearly communicated, cooperation and agreement is achieved, and the common purpose of the organization is ultimately served.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 08/20/2001 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1412

  • SMGT1413 Shared Purpose, Shared Success II 1
    Description
    SMGT 1413 Incorporate collaboration, consensus and win-win outcomes in the quality process. Tie relationships to delivering quality service. Understand the differences between quality and quality improvement. Gather and analyze data to recognize improvement areas. Assess your organization's readiness for change. Prerequisites: SMGT1412

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 01/07/2002 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1413

  • SMGT1415 How to Delegate Effectively 1
    Description
    SMGT 1415 How to Delegate Effectively is a key component of a supervisor/leaders success. Learn how to identify tasks that can be delegated and how to identify who in your organization is suited for that task. Overcome barriers to effective delegation. Develop a support system for the monitoring of the employee and the task.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 01/07/2002 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1415

  • SMGT1420 Managing a Diverse Workforce 1
    Description
    SMGT 1420 Consider issues related to culture, race, sex, age, and ability. Assess personal assumptions, biases, and stereotypes. Discuss legal issues associated with hiring, promotion,and preventing and acting on harassment. Develop action steps supervisors can take to avoid stereotyping, to improve cross-diversity communication and understanding, and to eliminate barriers affecting equal access, professional growth, and mobility. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 04/07/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1420

  • SMGT1422 Supervision for Individuals with Limited English Proficiency 3
    Description
    SMGT 1422 Designed for those who speak English as their second language, this course is designed to help transition to supervision and management successfully. Learn cultural differences and how they affect motivation, communication, assertiveness and conflict resolution. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 01/10/2005 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1422

  • SMGT1430 Employment Law 1
    Description
    SMGT 1430 Examine workplace legal issues - equal opportunity, harassment, worker's compensation, wage and hour issues, the hiring process, employment contracts, family and medical leave, reasonable accommodation for disabled workers, and more. Address major employment statutes and their implications for work groups and develop guidelines for supervisors. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 04/07/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1430

  • SMGT1440 Employee Selection 1
    Description
    SMGT 1440 Develop the skills to conduct effective interviews for selecting new employees. Legal issues, fairness, planning, and conducting the interview will be examined. Practical application of techniques will be featured through role play. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 04/07/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1440

  • SMGT1441 Introduction to Human Resource Management 3
    Description
    SMGT 1441 This course focuses on providing supervisors and managers an overview of the principles and practices of Human Resources Management functions in today's organization, Compensation and Benefits, and Managing Employee Relations. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 01/12/2004 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1441

  • SMGT1443 Human Resource Management 3
    Description
    SMGT 1443 This course focuses on providing supervisors and managers an overview of the principles and practices of Human Resources Management functions in today's organizations of any size. Emphasis areas include Recruitment and Selection, Orientation, Compensation and Benefits and Managing Employee Relations.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/26/2013 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1443

  • SMGT1450 Employee Training 1
    Description
    SMGT 1450 Learn skills and strategies necessary to assess training needs, design and prepare a training plan, and deliver a training session. Assess the transfer of the training. Consider factors that affect training to include but not limited to: Diversity, legal issues, learning styles, media support, evaluation methods, managing the classroom and follow-up. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 04/07/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1450

  • SMGT1460 Stress Management and Wellness 1
    Description
    SMGT 1460 Identify sources, symptoms, and consequences of chronic stress for yourself and your work group. Practice stress prevention techniques to enhance wellness. Develop plans to manage personal stress and minimize workplace stress. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 04/21/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1460

  • SMGT1462 Achieve Work/Life Balance 1
    Description
    SMGT 1462 Today's societal and work challenges are accelerating at a pace not seen before. Your work life demands doing more with less, multitasking, long hours and career crossroads. Outside of work your time is in demand with community, family and educational needs. How do you find a fair balance between the two? This course will examine these challenges and develop a plan to successfully provide balance to your life. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 01/10/2005 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1462

  • SMGT1463 Managing a 24/7 Workforce 1
    Description
    SMGT 1463 Effectively managing employees on the night, or rotating shifts is critical in a 24/7 global business market. Since about 26% of the working population in the United States works some kind of shift schedule, it becomes necessary for employers to adjust their "day orientation" policies to accommodate the particular needs of their employees who are working around the clock. Learn to balance business needs with quality of life issues for shift-workers. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 08/22/2005 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1463

  • SMGT1470 Safety and Compliance Management 2
    Description
    SMGT 1470 Learn the programs and regulations set forth for maintaining worker safety and rules compliance in business and industry today. Understand supervisor responsibilities in orientating and training new employees, industrial hygiene, motivation, and enforcement of policies. Other areas of study will include worker's compensation cost control, accident investigation techniques, and workplace violence issues. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 04/21/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1470

  • SMGT1480 Career Development 1
    Description
    SMGT 1480 Think through and develop your life-career plan. Assess your values, interests, and capabilities. Learn tools helpful in the job search process to assist with networking, resume writing, interviewing, and securing a job. Study factors influencing advancement such as job performance, personal qualities, organizational needs, and mentors. Consider the supervisor's role in influencing career paths of employees. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 04/21/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1480

  • SMGT1490 Managing Change 1
    Description
    SMGT 1490 Learn strategies for introducing the need for change, diffusing denial and resistance to change, fostering support and involvement, and developing a shared vision. This course will provide a step-by-step guide supported by tools and techniques to help you become an effective change leader in your organization. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 04/21/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1490

  • SMGT1600 Unleashing Your Learning Power 1
    Description
    SMGT 1600 Effectively apply your learning power to its greatest capacity. Learn a variety of principles, tools, and techniques for learning more in less time and deeply retaining it. Learn study tools for notetaking, speed reading and test taking. Manage your emotions to keep stress low and motivation high. Apply learning styles, multiple intelligences, mindmapping, and other tools to help you learn the way you learn best and accomplish your goals. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 04/21/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1600

  • SMGT1601 Financial Management 2
    Description
    SMGT 1601 This course provides the non-financial manager/supervisor an understanding of business accounting terms, basic accounting cycles, budgeting, cost control, income statements, cash flow analysis and other financial statements. Develop and apply skills in basic accounting principles and concepts to make sound business financial decisions. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 08/15/2004 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1601

  • SMGT1620 Written Business Communication 1
    Description
    SMGT 1620 Communicate your message directly and effectively to generate the desired results. Become proficient at writing clear and concise memos and letters. Learn to use electronic media effectively. Sharpen those essential writing skills. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 04/22/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1620

  • SMGT1621 Team Development for Small Business and Non-Profits 2
    Description
    SMGT 1621 Develop the skills and knowledge to build a successful work team in a small business, non-profit organization or direct selling operation. Learn how to recruit team members, foster engagement, and develop a shared vision. This course is designed to address work teams that are not made up of a manager-employee relationship including but not limited to partners, sales associates, independent contractors, and volunteers.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 11/05/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1621

  • SMGT1625 Advanced Business Writing and Communication 1
    Description
    SMGT 1625 Continue to sharpen and expand business writing and communication skills. Learn to use mind mapping for outlines, create an updated resume, and write different types of letters and memos in varied formats. Improve public and employee relations with enhanced communications.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 11/28/2000 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1625

  • SMGT1630 Presentation Skills 2
    Description
    SMGT 1630 Develop a tool kit of presentation techniques that will serve you well in making both formal and informal presentations. Learn to analyze your audience. Develop an effective introduction, body, and conclusion. Become adept with using audio visuals. Discover the confidence of expressing your ideas to others with conviction, with control, and without fear. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 04/22/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1630

  • SMGT1640 Budgeting 1
    Description
    SMGT 1640 Become familiar with management planning and control methods. Understand the role of budgeting in management decision making. Communicate with accountants and other supervisors in the organization who are involved in the budgeting process. Develop a department budget. Use good management planning and control techniques in the day-to-day conduct of jobs. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 04/22/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1640

  • SMGT1650 Workplace Project 1
    Description
    SMGT 1650 Complete an improvement project at work applying the knowledge and skills you have learned in the Supervisory Management Program. Plan a project that benefits your employer and showcases your skills. Secure and document management and instructor approval and support in a written contract. Implement and monitor your project, checking progress periodically with your instructor and manager. At the conclusion of the project analyze and report on results. (Independent study guided by instructor.) Prerequisites: A minimum of 20 credits in the Supervisory Management program including SMGT1230

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 04/22/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1650

  • SMGT1660 Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism 2
    Description
    SMGT 1660 This course introduces students to the largest industry in the world - tourism and hospitality. Learn about management and operations of tourism and travel organizations such as visitor and convention bureaus, travel agencies, hotels/motels/resorts, airlines, cruise lines, tour operators, car rental companies, casinos, amusement parks and more. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 08/25/2008 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1660

  • SMGT1666 Lodging Operations and Coordination 2
    Description
    SMGT 1666 A lodging operation is comprised of many departments that must work together with precision to fulfill guest expectations. Course curriculum addresses the complete range of lodging operational considerations from the front lobby guest experience to the shipping and receiving dock.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 09/30/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1666

  • SMGT1670 Lodging Systems and Technology 2
    Description
    SMGT 1670 Technology is integral to success in today's lodging environment. Students will be introduced to the many systems that ensure success, including monitoring room inventory, communication, staffing, yield management and data mining to predict consumer habits. Prerequisite: None.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 08/25/2008 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1670

  • SMGT1675 Hotel Front Office Management 3
    Description
    SMGT 1675 This course provides a hands-on tour of the front office in a lodging establishment. Curriculum includes a computerized simulation of the front office processes from guest check-in thru night audit. This is on-the-job training in the classroom.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/25/2008 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1675

  • SMGT1680 Hospitality Space and Logistics Management 3
    Description
    SMGT 1680 This course focuses on the management of products and services at hotels, resorts and other venues that hold group meetings. Achieving success of the group client's meeting goals while ensuring the property's operational efficiency and profit, is a core skill in the hospitality industry. Creating a partnership for success between the venue and the group is a significant element of today's competitive business environment. Prerequisite: None.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/25/2008 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1680

  • SMGT1681 Hospitality Marketing and Consumer Behavior 3
    Description
    SMGT 1681 This course blends the study of marketing with consumer behavior and provides an applied focus on research and prediction of consumer behavior. Students will explore the power of integrating marketing and public relations techniques to influence consumer behavior.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/27/2012 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1681

  • SMGT1682 Hospitality Procurement and Cost Control 3
    Description
    SMGT 1682 Inventory and purchasing controls are important to the success of any lodging property. These controls are necessary for the property to be able to achieve performance goals, while sustaining well supplied operations. This course presents the fundamentals of these important operational principles.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/27/2012 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1682

  • SMGT1683 Hospitality Lodging Issues 2
    Description
    SMGT 1683 This survey course explores current issues within the hospitality lodging industry. Dimensional study, research and application are integral curriculum components for second year hospitality lodging students.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 08/27/2012 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1683

  • SMGT1684 Hospitality Lodging Revenue Management 3
    Description
    SMGT 1684 Revenue management key concepts and the selective applications of effective strategies and tactics have become critical for hospitality lodging operations. Exploration of revenue maximization strategies and their operational aspects provides students with a clear overview of this important discipline.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/27/2012 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1684

  • SMGT1685 Hospitality and Tourism Guest Services 2
    Description
    SMGT 1685 Hospitality and tourism customers experience satisfaction when the combination of positive product AND service exist. In this course students will learn listening techniques and customer service skills. Hospitality and tourism case studies, tapes and other media give students first-hand experience in providing quality guest services. Problem solving is an important element of the curriculum. Prerequisite: None.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 08/25/2008 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1685

  • SMGT1686 Hospitality Food & Beverage Management Fundamentals 2
    Description
    SMGT 1686 Food and Beverage Operations are important to the success of any lodging property. This course prepares hospitality managers by giving a concise overview of the important role that menu planning plays within operations. This course presents fundamentals of the on-premise food service operations, including on-premise catering, as well as, menu design/planning, menu pricing, menu product knowledge, recipe costing, staffing required to implement the menu, current food service trends, basic sanitation skills, and simple internal controls/reporting.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1686

  • SMGT1687 Hospitality Lodging Issues 3
    Description
    SMGT 1687 This survey course explores current issues within the hospitality lodging industry. Dimensional study, research and application are integral curriculum components for second year hospitality lodging and spa & resort management students.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1687

  • SMGT1695 Hospitality Risk Management 2
    Description
    SMGT 1695 Learn to recognize potential risks in the hospitality environment and to prioritize those risks for action. Application of practical strategies to management risks of people, property and goodwill are key elements of success. Learn risk management techniques using case studies and real-life scenarios. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 08/25/2008 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1695

  • SMGT1705 Thinking and Learning 2
    Description
    SMGT 1705 Develop your critical thinking skills. Learn how to effectively acquire new knowledge, analyze it, and integrate it. Acquire strategies and techniques for learning more in less time and deeply retaining it. Discover how to apply learning styles, multiple intelligences, mindmapping, and other accelerated learning tools for success in an accelerated program.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 10/30/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1705

  • SMGT1750 Process Improvement 1
    Description
    SMGT 1750 Achieve excellence and improve business performance by continuously improving the processes you use to produce the products and services that meet your customer's demands. Learn the seven proven steps that lead to happier customers, happier employees, and greater revenue and bigger profits.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 01/04/2001 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1750

  • SMGT1776 Organizational Behavior 3
    Description
    SMGT 1776 We will review, discuss and analyze what makes an organization of any size and purpose, successful. Examine the ways that systems and values help to make up the dynamics of an organization's culture. Discuss the ways individuals work inside an organization and ways they influence those around them. Consider in detail what this all means in the context of today's call for constant change. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 01/13/2003 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1776

  • SMGT1815 Team Building 2
    Description
    SMGT 1815 Develop the skills and knowledge to cultivate productive work teams. Identify the types and benefits of teams and work groups and the stages of team development. Learn to develop team mission, purpose, and goals. Apply techniques for team decision making and conflict resolution. Learn to lead a team through team self-evaluation, developing a team training plan, recognizing achievements, learning from mistakes, celebrating accomplishments, and when the time comes, disbanding with style.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 08/01/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1815

  • SMGT1825 Interpersonal Effectiveness 2
    Description
    SMGT 1825 Practice a variety of interpersonal communication techniques including active listening, giving and receiving effective feedback, assertive communication, handling emotional behavior, and interpretation of nonverbal cues. Learn to resolve conflict and negotiate collaborative solutions in workplace settings. Identify barriers to positive interpersonal work relationships and strategies for developing and maintaining healthy work relationships.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 08/01/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1825

  • SMGT1875 Training and Developing Employees 3
    Description
    SMGT 1875 Consider employee training and development needs from orientation through progressive job training. Learn how to determine training objectives, plan, prepare, conduct, and measure benefits of work group training. Assess learning styles of trainees, and learn effective training techniques to reach a wide range of learners. Design and deliver a work-related training session. Learn to coach work group members toward improved performance. Identify guidelines and steps for coaching. Develop individual improvement plans.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 04/08/1999 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1875

  • SMGT1950 Mentoring 1
    Description
    SMGT 1950 Learn how to develop a corporate Mentoring program. Analyze corporate cultures to determine what level of support is needed for developing an internal or external Mentoring program. Recognize the differences between mentoring, coaching, managing, and supervising. Learn how to identify, select, train, and match mentees, mentors and coordinators. Develop an action plan that ensures corporate buy-in. Develop a plan for launching your program with support materials and components in place. Develop a system of feedback which incorporates confidentiality. Review and evaluate mentoring programs. Prerequisite: None.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 01/07/2002 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1950

  • SMGT1970 Casino Operations 3
    Description
    SMGT 1970 This course provides a comprehensive view of casino operations. From the slot club, cage operations, casino floor design and into the management office, students will be guided through the operations of a casino and introduced to patronage motivation. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/25/2008 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT1970

  • SMGT2001 Management Skills I, Foundations in Management 3
    Description
    SMGT 2001 This course is part I of three parts of the process of obtaining certification as a Certified Manager, from the Institute of Certified Professional Managers. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 01/10/2005 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT2001

  • SMGT2002 Management Skills II, Planning & Organizing 3
    Description
    SMGT 2002 This course is part 2 of three parts of the process of obtaining certification as a Certified Manager, from the Institute of Certified Professional Managers. Gain knowledge planning and organizing, and apply skills related to planning and strategy, operations management, project management, decision making, team management, organizational structure and human resources management.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 01/10/2005 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT2002

  • SMGT2003 Management Skills III, Leading and Controlling 3
    Description
    SMGT 2003 This course is part 3 of three parts of the process of obtaining certification as a Certified Manager, from the Institute of Certified Professional Managers. Gain knowledge leading & controlling, and apply skills related to leadership principles, empowerment and delegation, managing change, conflict and culture, operations control, quality management and financial management. Prerequisites: SMGT2002, Management Skills II, Planning & Organizing

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 01/10/2005 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT2003

  • SMGT2012 Speed Reading, Memory Skills and Accelerated Learning Tools 1
    Description
    SMGT 2012 Most people wrongly assume they have a bad memory, when in fact they have a great memory! New business demands require people to learn faster and faster, yet many people lack the advanced learning tools, such as speed reading. This breakthrough course teaches over 20 specific accelerated techniques to help you develop these learning tools. You will systematically learn the skills necessary to develop your mind.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 05/18/2000 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT2012

  • SMGT2015 Accelerating Your Learning Potential 2
    Description
    SMGT 2015 Effectively apply your learning power to its greatest capacity. Learn a variety of principles, tools, and techniques for learning more in less time and deeply retaining it. Learn study tools for note taking, and test taking. Manage your emotions to keep stress low and motivation high. Apply learning styles, multiple intelligences, mind mapping and other tools to help you learn the way your learn best and accomplish your goals. Access how accelerated learning principles can be applied into your work and personal life. Prerequisites: This course is a required course for students enrolled in the SMGT evening program.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 01/08/2007 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT2015

  • SMGT2020 Negotiation Skills 1
    Description
    SMGT 2020 THIS COURSE IS THE SAME AS ENTR1700. Uncover the secrets to "Win-Win" negotiations, based on collaborative principles. Learn a system to prepare for and conduct successful negotiations. Assess your negotiating style and develop a personal negotiation strategy. Apply skills in any situation in which issues are resolved through negotiation.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 04/16/1999 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT2020

  • SMGT2030 Motivation in the Workplace 1
    Description
    SMGT 2030 The motivated employee learns fast, deals courteously and efficiently with customers, is cooperative with other employees and is committed to helping you achieve the kind of results that you are seeking. Motivation comes from within, however, by following the recommendations of this course, you can unlock, enhance and direct the motivating forces within the employees who report to you.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 01/01/2001 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT2030

  • SMGT2045 Advanced Principles of Supervision 3
    Description
    SMGT 2045 Adapt key supervision and management skills to your job function. Develop a comfort zone with planning, organizing, and controlling. Gain the relationship of customers service and managing. Learn how to avoid mistakes and learn from those that are made. Prerequisite: SMGT1000

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/18/2000 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT2045

  • SMGT2046 Fundamentals of Management and Diversity 4
    Description
    SMGT 2046 This course will provide students with the background and theories of supervision and management, and the key skills required to be a successful supervisor, manager and entrepreneur. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 08/22/2005 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT2046

  • SMGT2050 Statistical Process Control I 2
    Description
    SMGT 2050 Statistical Process Control (SPC) forms the foundation for score keeping and breakthrough improvements in product and service quality. This course is designed to have you become competent in using SPC concepts and integrating them with basic tools needed to identify and eliminate special cause in quality problems. SPC is presented in a workshop format to give you hands-on experience in learning the use of statistical and basic problem-solving tools. You will apply the new learning to work situations.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 10/01/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT2050

  • SMGT2051 Statistical Process Control II 2
    Description
    SMGT 2051 Use and apply each of the seven standard tools of quality. Define how much management supports the use of these tools in the workplace. Participants will be able to apply SPC as it relates to their own environment and support process improvements projects by correctly collecting and recording meaningful data. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 01/07/2002 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT2051

  • SMGT2052 Business Principles I 1
    Description
    SMGT 2052 The goal for this course is to provide each attendee an understanding of how profit and employees can impact an organizations success. Gain a general understanding of profit and show you how it is measured.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 01/07/2002 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT2052

  • SMGT2056 Quality Improvement: Lean Manufacturing 1
    Description
    SMGT 2056 This course involves the relationship between quality and Lean Manufacturing. Learn how to determine value, metrics, and the constraints of Lean Manufacturing. Compare and contrast traditional manufacturing processes to Lean Manufacturing. Prerequisite: None.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 01/07/2002 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT2056

  • SMGT2057 Quality Improvement: Visual Factory 1
    Description
    SMGT 2057 This course will provide an overview of the purpose of a visual factory to provide local visibility, management and control. The learner is provided knowledge and ability that empowers and enables successful self-management. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 01/07/2002 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT2057

  • SMGT2058 Quality Improvement: Cellular Factory 1
    Description
    SMGT 2058 This course will provide an overview of the purpose of a cellular factory and it's relationship with lean manufacturing and the visual factory. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 01/07/2002 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT2058

  • SMGT2070 Organizational Dynamics 1
    Description
    SMGT 2070 Examine the differing ways in which organizations function based on culture, values, structure, norms, rituals, and relationships. Learn to read cultures and navigate your path through the real communication and decision making channels not seen on the organizational chart. Consider implications for personal and organizational effectiveness.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 04/22/1998 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT2070

  • SMGT2080 Labor Relations 1
    Description
    SMGT 2080 This course will orientate new or potential supervisors to a union environment. General topics include: History of unions, the collective bargaining process, labor laws, management rights and labor agreements.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 04/16/1999 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT2080

  • SMGT2090 Managing Problem Performance 1
    Description
    SMGT 2090 This course will give supervisional managers the ability to analyze work performance problems and take appropriate action such as: coaching, counseling, and up to and including termination. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 04/16/1999 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT2090

  • SMGT2105 Managing Diversity 3
    Description
    SMGT 2105 Identify what it takes to become a diversity leader in your organization and community. Learn the complexities of managing in today's diverse workforce. Explore the evolution of diversity from the past, present and future perspectives. Assess personal, group and organizational viewpoints toward diversity and diversity initiatives. Examine the legal aspects related to discrimination, affirmative action, bias and stereotyping in human resource activities. Implore effective communication methods to build relationships and understanding. Utilize the differences, similarities and tensions of individuals and groups into a collaborative and competitive advantage for your organization. Eliminate barriers affecting equal access and professional growth and mobility. Prerequisite: None.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/25/2008 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT2105

  • SMGT2110 Leading a Multicultural Workforce 3
    Description
    SMGT 2110 Learn how to adapt global and multicultural contexts into traditional leadership theories. Develop assimilation strategies that do not lose the many advantages that diversity offers. Examine the leadership challenges regarding ethics, social responsibility, accountability and training in a multicultural environment. Choose appropriate leadership styles to build teamwork and collaboration. Raise the awareness of the workforce at all levels to leverage the value of diversity. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/25/2008 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT2110

  • SMGT2115 Multicultural Mentoring I 2
    Description
    SMGT 2115 This course explains what multicultural mentoring is and how it can be used as an effective tool to develop individuals, foster teamwork, multicultural understanding and organizational effectiveness and productivity. This course places the student in the role of mentee and mentor. As a mentee, the student will learn how to develop and acquire new skills and abilities through a multicultural mentorship partnership. A mentor/mentee agreement will develop a path to growth opportunities. Prerequisite: None.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 08/25/2008 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT2115

  • SMGT2116 Multicultural Mentoring II 1
    Description
    SMGT 2116 This course builds on what multicultural mentoring is and how it can be used as an effective tool to develop indiviuals, foster teamwork, multicultural understanding and orgznizational effectiveness and productivity. This course places the student in the role of mentee and mentor. As a mentor, you will utilize skills learned to help their mentee succeed. A mentor/mentee agreement will develop a path to growth opportunities. Prerequistes: SMGT2115.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 08/25/2008 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT2116

  • SMGT2120 Multicultural Conflict Resolution 2
    Description
    SMGT 2120 This course focuses on building multicultural resolution skills needed to improve the workplace relationships by understanding the concept of cultural clashes, practicing conflict management prevention, mastering negotiating skills across cultures, buiding multicultural communicational skills, developing mediation techniques, understanding the conflict management continuum reslolving multicultural conflict, and comprehending the Alternative Dispute Resolution progression. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 01/14/2008 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT2120

  • SMGT2125 International Business 3
    Description
    SMGT 2125 Understand the growing influence of globalization on all areas of business. Assess the global business environment which includes trade, outsourcing, off shoring, legal, technological, political and social and ethical perspectives. Learn the affects of cultural contexts in negotation and management. Explore strategies for international and global business. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/25/2008 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT2125

  • SMGT2130 Creativity and Problem Solving 2
    Description
    SMGT 2130 This course will explore the need for and use of creativity and innovation in today's global and multi-cultural business environment. Assess your level of imagination by discovering your creative mind and how you can best put it to work in organizational or personal situations. Learn techniques to solve problems creatively involving teams and anticipating potential areas of conflict. Challenge conventional thinking by learning techniques to improve creativity, group participation and gaining approval and support decisions for successful implementation. Students will study findings of current problem-solving research and apply them to ethical and international problems. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 01/14/2008 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT2130

  • SMGT2150 Appreciating Differences in the Workplace 1
    Description
    SMGT 2150 Learning about yourself and your preferences through instruments such as the DISC Personal Profile or Myers-Briggs Type Indicator. Consider how your personal style interacts with the styles of others on the job and in everyday life. Analyze the fit between your style and your job and its implications on career goals. Build an objective frame of reference for addressing emotional and interpersonal issues within relationships at home and on the job.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 01/06/1999 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT2150

  • SMGT2202 Quality Tool Box 1
    Description
    SMGT 2202 Learn a systematic approach to continuous process improvement through the use of Quality Tools. Collect data and conduct in-depth analysis to identify improvement opportunities. Gain an understanding to basic project management for managing a process improvement project. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 01/07/2002 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT2202

  • SMGT2215 Leadership for Technical Professionals 1
    Description
    SMGT 2215 Leadership skills are essential to the success of anyone who directs or leads other team members. The content of this course is based on research into the major challenges facing today's leaders and managers. Students will learn and practice the concepts and performance skills most typically needed by technical and other leaders.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 01/01/2000 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT2215

  • SMGT2400 Retail Management 3
    Description
    SMGT 2400 This rapidly growing field of retailing offers a multitude of exciting job opportunities with excellent earning and growth potential. This course is designed to provide individuals entering the retailing profession with basic entry-level knowledge and skills. Course content addresses: (1) retailing strategy, by providing information about an important institution in our society, "the world of retailing". (2) Retail Store Management and Operations including inventory, merchandising, and financial management. (3) Retail Merchandising Management by developing strategies in retail design, visual merchandising, selling skills and customer service. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 01/10/2005 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT2400

  • SMGT2405 Promotion and Advertising 3
    Description
    SMGT 2405 This course covers the fundamentals of sales promotion, the types of promotional tools available and effective use of those tools. The course also focuses on advertising including the various types of retail advertising options, the parts of the advertisement and the creation of actual advertisements as a part of the class work.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 01/07/2002 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT2405

  • SMGT2406 Promotion and Advertising I 1
    Description
    SMGT 2406 This course covers the fundamentals of sales promotion, the type of promotional tools available and effective use of those tools.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 01/07/2002 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT2406

  • SMGT2407 Promotion and Advertising II 1
    Description
    SMGT 2407 This course covers advertising and the creative process. The course focuses on various print media options, the part of the advertisement and the creation of actual advertisements.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 01/07/2002 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT2407

  • SMGT2408 Promotion and Advertising III 1
    Description
    SMGT 2408 The focus of this course is to analyze broadcast media used by retailing and manufacturing firms that merchandise products. The student will study the different television formats and advertising categories. We will discuss the influence of television on trends and brand globalization. This course also covers the fundamentals of radio formats, programs, sponsorship and scheduling.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 01/07/2002 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT2408

  • SMGT2410 Merchandising Management 3
    Description
    SMGT 2410 This course provides an introduction to retail formats and their employment opportunities. Emphasis will be placed on developing a merchandise assortment and branding strategies. Students will study the fundamentals of market demographics, retail sites and store layout.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 01/07/2002 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT2410

  • SMGT2411 Merchandising Management I 1
    Description
    SMGT 2411 This course provides an introduction to retail format and their employment opportunities. Emphasis will be placed on consumer demographics, products and current trends. Students will study merchandising philosophy and functions.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 01/07/2002 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT2411

  • SMGT2412 Merchandising Management II 1
    Description
    SMGT 2412 This course provides the basic strategies for developing a merchandise assortment. The student will study retail buying functions of department stores and specialty stores. Domestic and international sources for merchandise and pricing strategies will be covered.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 01/07/2002 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT2412

  • SMGT2413 Merchandising Management III 1
    Description
    SMGT 2413 This course provides an introduction to retail site location and the design of departments within a store. Students will study category management and merchandising arrangement.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 01/07/2002 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT2413

  • SMGT2415 Advanced Sales Strategies 3
    Description
    SMGT 2415 This course focuses on factors influencing customer relationship strategies. Key topics include self-image, nonverbal communications and ethics as foundations for relationships in selling. The student will examine the important role of complete and accurate product, company and competitive knowledge in personal selling as they develop product strategy. Developing a customer strategy includes social influences, perception, emotional and rational buying behavior. Opportunities will be provided for students to plan, deliver, and critique actual sales presentations. The student will learn the steps of a sales demonstration and negotiating buyer resistance.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 01/07/2002 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT2415

  • SMGT2500 The Service Difference 3
    Description
    SMGT 2500 The system's modular design allows participants to learn a range of skills in the most effective and efficient way possible. You'll see an immediate, positive and lasting difference in you efforts to improve customer loyalty and enhance customer satisfaction and how to differentiate yourself in a highly competitive market. Additionally, you will reduce transaction time, manage customer experiences and improve service provider morale and commitment. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 01/07/2002 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT2500

  • SMGT2505 Fundamentals for a Successful Workplace I 1
    Description
    SMGT 2505 This course provides line and staff support employees the critical skills necessary to cope with today's changing work environment. Overcome obstacles and solve problems in a way that leads to positive outcomes for employees and the organization. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 01/07/2002 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT2505

  • SMGT2755 Operational Workplace Safety 1
    Description
    SMGT 2755 This course is designed to meet and exceed the Minnesota State Statutory requirements for the twelve (12) hours Pre-assignment training for Protective Agents mandated by the Minnesota Statute 326.3361, Subdivision 1 to 4, and Administrative Rules 7506.0100 to 7506.2900. A must course for persons interested in obtaining a career in the private security industry or individuals who want to raise their security awareness in today's environment. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 01/07/2002 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT2755

  • SMGT2950 Prior Experiential Learning Portfolio Development 1
    Description
    SMGT 2950 This course will guide students in their first semester through the creation of an individualized degree plan for the Supervisory Management AAS degree program or other participating program at the college. Students will assess their previous education, prior learning from work and life experience and develop a portfolio of prior learning which will be submitted for review. Any credit(s) awarded will be in compliance with the standards, principles, and procedures as published by the Council for Adult and Experiential Learning. Course can be repeated up to six credits. Prerequisites: Program Advisor Approval.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 06/03/2002 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT2950

  • SMGT2970 Supervisory Management Internship
    Description
    SMGT 2970 Supervisory Management Internship

    Credits:

    Effective Dates: 01/12/2009 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SMGT2970

  • SOCY1010 Marriage and the Family 3
    Description
    SOCY 1010 This course embodies a survey of human relationships. This course will examine and explore both the practical side and the sociological side of human relationships. Topics include dealing with love, conflict, sexuality, parenting, relationship violence and gender roles. The focus of the course is to expose students to the cultural diversity of marriage and the family. To give students a fundamental understanding of the sociological perspective on this topic and apply a theoretical/historical perspective. Meets MnTC Goal 5

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 04/05/1999 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 5

    Course Outline: SOCY1010

  • SOCY1110 Introduction to Sociology 3
    Description
    SOCY 1110 This course covers the basic concepts and terminology used in sociological studies. Sociology is broadly defined as the study of human social organization and social behavior including its forms and consequences. It will focus on the characteristics of human group life as they relate to the structure of the social environment and its influence on the individual. This course is designed to introduce students to the theories, concepts and areas of inquiry that typically characterize sociological analyses. Students will have the opportunity to examine the ethical/dimensions and issues facing political, social, and personal life as it relates to the topics in Sociology. Students will explore their own citizenship and find ways to apply their ideas and goals to civic learning and service learning through embracing facets of human society and the human condition. Meets MnTC Goal 5 and MnTC Goal 9

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 04/05/1999 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 5,9

    Course Outline: SOCY1110

  • SOCY1150 Race and Gender 2
    Description
    SOCY 1150 This course is designed to enable students to obtain a greater understanding of various minority/dominant relations in the United States. Global perspectives will also be addressed. Prerequisites: None. Meets MnTC Goal 5 and Goal 7

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 01/13/2003 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 5,7

    Course Outline: SOCY1150

  • SOCY1210 Social Issues Changing World 3
    Description
    SOCY 1210 An examination of the many ways in which the United States is interconnected with other societies in a changing world. This changing globalization process and related problems that threaten human well-being are studied from a sociological perspective. Meets MnTC Goal 5 and MnTC Goal 8

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 12/28/1999 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 5,8

    Course Outline: SOCY1210

  • SOCY1250 Juvenile Delinquency 2
    Description
    SOCY 1250 A sociological examination of juvenile delinquency and society's response to delinquent youth. The juvenile justice system and the rights and responsibilities of children under law. Major topics include the historical foundations of delinquency, emphasis on micro and macro level of struggle in which delinquent behavior takes place, critique of current sociological theories on delinquency, sociological and social psychological causes of delinquency, juvenile justice response to delinquency, and citizen responsibility. Meets MnTC Goal 5 and MnTC Goal 9

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 01/13/2003 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 5,9

    Course Outline: SOCY1250

  • SOCY1300 Introduction to Anthropology 3
    Description
    SOCY 1300 Anthropology is the scientific and humanistic study of humankind in all its varieties and of human nature in its universal sense. This course introduces students to the four subfields of anthropology: archaeology, cultural anthropology, languages and culture, and physical anthropology. Students will learn to identify and apply anthropological methods of study through a sociological and anthropological approach to humanity. Prerequisites: None. Meets MnTC Goal 5 and Goal 10

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 01/09/2006 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 5,10

    Course Outline: SOCY1300

  • SOCY1400 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
    Description
    SOCY 1400 This course will provide an overview of the philosophy of criminal law and deviance, and of the nature and extent of crime in America. The theory, structure, and operation of each of the principle components of the Criminal Justice System (ie. police, courts, and corrections) will be examined in detail. Major topics include the historical foundations of our Criminal Justice System, critique of current sociological theories on crime, analysis of impact of legal and social systems on human behavior, rehabilitation, public safety (including homeland security), and citizen responsibility. We will create a learning environment that takes into account all backgrounds and experiences where we can learn from one another.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 02/16/2011 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 5,9

    Course Outline: SOCY1400

  • SPAN1000 Occupational Spanish 2
    Description
    SPAN 1000 This course is designed to help students expand their communications skills by learning enough basic Spanish to communicate in the community at an elementary level. Students will participate in a variety of practical speaking situations. Topics will include daily activities, travel, some business situations and some cultural issues. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 10/25/2001 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SPAN1000

  • SPAN1100 Beginning Spanish I 4
    Description
    SPAN 1100 This course is designed as an introduction to basic Spanish language skills, including listening comprehension, reading, speaking and writing. Students are introduced to cultures of the Spanish speaking countries and develop an understanding and sensitivity to diverse groups. Major grammar focus includes regular and irregular verbs in the present tense, adjective agreement, and discussion of family, school, time, weather, numbers and greetings. Prerequisites: None. (This course is presented for the true beginner, but 1 or 2 years of any H.S. language experience has been helpful.) Meets MnTC Goal 8

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 10/25/2001 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 8

    Course Outline: SPAN1100

  • SPAN1200 Beginning Spanish II 4
    Description
    SPAN 1200 This course continues the development of listening, reading, speaking, and writing skills that were introduced in Beginning Spanish 1100. The course continues emphasis on the cultures of Spanish speaking countries. Major grammar focus includes a review of the present tense, reflexive verbs, regular and irregular forms of the preterit and imperfect, and discussion of travel, pastimes, food, shopping, and your daily routine. Prerequisites: SPAN1100 or its equivalent. (Students who were successful with 2 or 3 years of H.S. Spanish could begin with this class. Those with 4 or more years would be beyond the scope of this class.) Meets MnTC Goal 8

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 01/07/2002 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 8

    Course Outline: SPAN1200

  • SPEE1015 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3
    Description
    SPEE 1015 This speech course introduces students to the factors involved in becoming efficient communicators in both individual and group presentations. The course emphasis will be placed on audience analysis, research and organization, speech construction, and delivery techniques. Meets MnTC Goal 1

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 07/01/2001 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 1

    Course Outline: SPEE1015

  • SPEE1020 Interpersonal Communication 3
    Description
    SPEE 1020 This course focuses on the practical and theoretical concepts of human communications and the styles used in personal, social and professional environments. Students will also acquire skills in critical thinking, perception, listening, emotional communication, verbal and non-verbal expressions and conflict resolution. Meets MnTC Goal 7

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 03/26/1999 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 7

    Course Outline: SPEE1020

  • SPEE1030 Intercultural Communications 3
    Description
    SPEE 1030 This course studies the cultural differences and how it affects communication. Topics include definitions of communication; definitions of culture and diversity of cultural patterns; cultural variables influencing communication such as language, non-verbal behavior, perception, values, and beliefs; facts that facilitate or inhibit intercultural communiction; and examination of American culture in camparison to other cultures. Offered fall and spring semesters. Meets MnTC Goals 7 and 8. Prerequisite: None.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 06/01/2000 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 7,8

    Course Outline: SPEE1030

  • SPEE1042 Small Group Communication 3
    Description
    SPEE 1042 This course provides instruction in theory and practice in the application of skills learned in the study of small group communication principles. Students will spend a substantial part of their course time participating in small groups, completing group projects, and analyzing group interaction. Meets MnTC Goal 1.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 01/07/2002 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 1

    Course Outline: SPEE1042

  • SPEE1050 Nonverbal Communication 2
    Description
    SPEE 1050 Includes facial expressions, tones of voice, gestures, eye contact, spatial arrangements, patterns of touch, expressive movement, cultural differences, and other "nonverbal" acts. Research suggests that nonverbal communication is more important in understanding human behavior than words alone--the nonverbal "channels" seem to be more powerful that what people say. Meets MnTC Goal 1.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 08/01/2002 - 12/31/9999

    MNTC Goals: 1

    Course Outline: SPEE1050

  • SPEE2020 Learning Through Serving: Integrated Communication 2
    Description
    SPEE 2020 This class is about melding intercultural communication, small group communication and public speaking theories and practical techniques while affording students an opportunity for civic engagement. WARNING: Inherent in this academic endeavor is self-exploration and reflection. You will be required daily to examine personal patterns of communicating with others and asked to sincerely evaluate the utility of those patterns. You will be required, as a part of an intercultural experience to interact with people from diverse cultures whose life circumstances are sometimes very difficult to understand, to gain awareness of critical social justice issues in the United States and abroad.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 08/22/2002 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SPEE2020

  • SPEE2500 DCTC Forensics 1
    Description
    SPEE 2500 Forensics is an activity where students will be able to learn more about the process of human communication through actively engaging in public address, oral interpretation, limited preparation and debate competition with colleges and universities from across the nation. Each week students will participate in lessons, workshops and coaching sessions that will assist them in preparing, for intercollegiate competition. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 08/27/2007 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: SPEE2500

  • TDTG1250 Fundamentals of Tractor-Trailer Operations and Systems 4
    Description
    TDTG 1250 This introductory four-credit lecture course gives the student the necessary knowledge to begin operation of the tractor/trailer. Inspections, coupling, shifting, backing and turning techniques are some of the basic topics included in this course. Basic knowledge of mechanical components is included in this course. This course is designed go be taken concurrently with TDTG1260. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 01/07/2002 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: TDTG1250

  • TDTG1260 Fundamentals of Tractor-Trailer Control 4
    Description
    TDTG 1260 A four credit half semester lab session to allow the student to become proficient at the skills necessary to safely drive a tractor/trailer. This course includes demonstration and practice of inspections, coupling and uncoupling, shifting, turning, and backing techniques. In this course, the student will demonstrate the driving skills necessary for safe operation of a tractor/trailer in traffic. The student will take the class A CDL license test during this class. This course is designed to be taken concurrently with TDTG1250. Prerequisite: None.

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 01/07/2002 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: TDTG1260

  • TDTG1270 Basic Recreational Vehicle Operation 1
    Description
    TDTG 1270 This course covers the basic coupling, inspection and operation of a combination recreation vehicle. Safe backing, on road operation, and parking will be addressed. Park hookups, security measures, and equipment specifications will be discussed. Prerequisites: Valid Class D driver's license.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 06/03/2002 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: TDTG1270

  • TELT2341 Broadband Fundamentals: Inside and Outside Plant 3
    Description
    TELT 2341 This course will provide the student with the knowledge and hands on experience needed to plan and install aerial and underground services effectively in the broadband technology field.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 06/04/2001 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: TELT2341

  • TELT2342 Broadband Fundamentals: Customer Premise Equipment and Safety 4
    Description
    TELT 2342 This course will provide the student with the knowledge and hands on experience needed to tune up, connect, and troubleshoot a residential broadband installation. First Aid/CPR and defensive driving of service vehicles is also included.

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 06/04/2001 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: TELT2342

  • TELT2343 Broadband Fundamentals: Tools, Test Equipment and Working Aloft 3
    Description
    TELT 2343 This course will provide the student with the knowledge and hands on experience needed to use tools, test equipment, ladders and personal protective equipment safety and effectively in the broadband technology field.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 06/04/2001 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: TELT2343

  • TELT2350 Building Scalable Cisco Network (BSCN) 2
    Description
    TELT 2350 BSCN addresses tasks that network managers and administrators need to perform when managing access and controlling overhead traffic in growing, routed networks once connectivity has been established. BSCN discusses router capabilities used to control traffic over LANs and WANs, as well as connecting corporate networks to an Internet Service Provider. Prerequisite: CCNA level training or work experience

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 06/04/2001 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: TELT2350

  • TELT2351 Building Cisco Multilayer Switched Networks (BCMSN) 2
    Description
    TELT 2351 The purpose of BCMSN is to teach network administrators how to build campus networks using multilayer-switching technologies over high speed Ethernet. This course includes both routing and switching concepts, covering both Layer I and Layer 2 technologies.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 01/07/2002 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: TELT2351

  • TELT2352 Building Cisco Remote Access Networks (BCRAN) 2
    Description
    TELT 2352 The BCRAN course teaches students how to build remote access networks to interconnect central sites to branch offices and home office/telecommuters. Once the network is built, the course further teaches students how to control access to the central site, as well as maximize bandwidth utilization over the remote link. Prerequisite: CCNA level training or work experience

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 06/04/2001 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: TELT2352

  • TELT2353 Cisco Internetwork Troubleshooting 2
    Description
    TELT 2353 This advanced course provides networking professionals with the troubleshooting processes on the Cisco routers and Catalyst switches. The course covers the developments in Cisco IOS Release 11.2 and Catalyst software release 3.1. CIT teaches students how to baseline and troubleshoot an environment using Cisco routers and switches.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 01/07/2002 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: TELT2353

  • TELT2354 Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices (ICND) 2
    Description
    TELT 2354 The Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices (ICND) course presents the concepts commands, and practice required to configure Cisco switches and routers in multiprotocol internetworks. Through lectures, discussions, demonstrations, exercises, and laboratory projects, students are given information sufficient to identify and recommend the best Cisco solutions for small to medium-sized business. Students perform all basic configuration procedures to build a multirouter, multigroup internetwork that uses LAN and WAN interfaces for the most commonly used routing and routed protocols. ICND 1.0 provides the installations, confiuration, and troubleshooting information that technical support people require to install and configure Cisco products. Prerequisites: COMC1866 or Instructor's permission.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 06/04/2001 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: TELT2354

  • VCOM1001 Introduction to Visual Communications 2
    Description
    VCOM 1001 This is an introductory course that prepares all students for entry into the Visual Communications field. General overviews will be given of the visual arts, photography and graphic design fields. Students will learn basic computer operation, how to use the local network, and learn general operational methods used in the Visual Communications Department. Additionally, students will learn to prepare, mount and display artwork. All these skills are a prerequisite for other courses in the Vis Com Department. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 05/15/2006 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: VCOM1001

  • VCOM1006 Color Theory and Applications 2
    Description
    VCOM 1006 This course covers the historical background of color. Artist colors are explored using terminology in conjunction with painting mixing to reflect the terminology. Creative color assignments are given to enhance their knowledge. Commercial reproduction of color will be addressed with the translation of artist colors to print colors. Color interpretations and trends are also discussed. Digital color, corrections on digital files and how color works on the computer monitor and web will be covered as well as printing from digital files. Color management of files will also be included.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 05/15/2006 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: VCOM1006

  • VCOM1010 Introduction to Photoshop 2
    Description
    VCOM 1010 This is an introduction of the basic tools used for image manipulation in Adobe PhotoShop. Image modification and compositing, use of the scanner, and mastery of PhotoShop tools are stressed. Image adjustment and enhancement and layer masks are also taught. Prerequisites: None. DUAL NUMBERED COURSE IDES1010.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 06/01/2003 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: VCOM1010

  • VCOM1016 Typography and Layout I 3
    Description
    VCOM 1016 This course covers the basics of typography and development of page layout in graphic design processes. It provides an overview of the graphic design profession and a historical framework for modern typography and layout practices. Typography classification and identification are covered. Design elements and principles are used as a foundation of any design work. Both screen and print formats are explored. Students work with type and visuals to create layouts and solve design assignments. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/27/2012 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: VCOM1016

  • VCOM1021 Introduction to Photography 3
    Description
    VCOM 1021 In this course the student will learn how to use all the manual 35mm camera controls to create good black and white photographs. We will practice using the motion and depth-of-field controls in different kinds of outdoor and natural lighting conditions. The student will combine the knowledge of different films and exposure techniques with the study of artistic composition to produce pleasing images. Discussion of basic accessories and special techniques will round out the camera knowledge. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/21/2006 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: VCOM1021

  • VCOM1025 Law and Ethics for Visual Communications 1
    Description
    VCOM 1025 In a world of digital information, new opportunities and markets are opening daily. Now, more than ever, visual communicators must understand the need to understand their legal and ethical responsibilities, both as business people and artists. This course will explore the rights and responsibilities of individuals involved in collecting, producing, and selling images. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 01/10/2005 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: VCOM1025

  • VCOM1030 Visual Design Fundamentals 3
    Description
    VCOM 1030 This course will take the principles of design along with art fundamentals and apply them to the development of graphic design projects. Students will be introduced to basic drawing techniques to illustrate their ideas. The elements of design and color will be studied. Presentation skills and professional attitude will be practiced. Specific emphasis will be made in developing creativity and overcoming creative blocks. The student will be able to apply these design fundamentals to all aspects of the visual communications field. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 06/01/2003 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: VCOM1030

  • VCOM1032 Interactive Design Fundamentals 2
    Description
    VCOM 1032 This course will explore the fundamentals of design, development and delivery of computer-based multimedia. Students will be introduced to basic HTML, image preparation and web page tools/software. The elements and principles of design along with general presentation skills and professionalism will be practiced. Special emphasis will be placed on uses of multimedia in the visual communications industry and the structure of the Internet. Students will be able to create a simple website with HTML and upload it to a server at the end of the course.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 08/20/2007 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: VCOM1032

  • VCOM1041 Drawing I 3
    Description
    VCOM 1041 This course is designed to provide the artistic student the basics of drawing. General methods, mediums and styles are explored. The elements and principles of art and design are applied to various drawing projects. Emphasis is placed on developing technical skill from direct observation of various subjects. Students prepare artwork for presentation and critique.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/27/2012 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: VCOM1041

  • VCOM1052 Design Drawing 2
    Description
    VCOM 1052 This beginning drawing course covers drawing techniques for drawing linear perspective in a rapid manner. Drawing without tools is emphasized although tool use is explained and demonstrated by the student for both sketchbook drawing and drafting board drawing. One, two and three point drawing is explained as well as drawing style and use of color. Dual numbered with IDES1050

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 05/12/2012 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: VCOM1052

  • VCOM1060 Creative Problem Solving 3
    Description
    VCOM 1060 In this course various methods of solving creative problems will be explored through design projects. The elements and principles of design will be utilized applying methods of creative problem solving. DUAL NUMBERED WITH IDES1060. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 06/01/2003 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: VCOM1060

  • VCOM1080 Photo Styling 2
    Description
    VCOM 1080 Photo styling involves the art of composing, arranging, and preparing a photographic set for the photographer. Many fundamentals of Photo Styling concepts come by way of historical movements in art history. Successful photo stylists also rely upon and refer to artistic conventions such as scale and perspective, color theory, composition, proportion, and form. Additionally, stylists will have a working knowledge of photography, lighting, and post-production methods. In this course students will learn about the role of photographers, stylists, and art directors. Students will apply art theory and technical concepts to practical styling projects such as food photography, "table-top" product photography, and interior architectural photography. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 06/01/2003 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: VCOM1080

  • VCOM1086 Watercolor and Gouache Painting 3
    Description
    VCOM 1086 This course is an introduction to painting in watercolor and gouache common media for both expressive and illustrative art. Color theory is a focus for mixing colors and creating color relationships. A variety of subject matter are explored to practice techniques of watercolor and gouache. An overview of contemporary styles and ideas about these media will be presented. A focus is made on development of the students conceptual, technical and observational skills. Students develop a working knowledge of the paint mediums, a variety of working surfaces and painting methods and process. Prerequisites: VCOM 1041 Drawing I or VCOM 1052 Design Drawing

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/27/2012 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: VCOM1086

  • VCOM1096 Illustration Fundamentals 2
    Description
    VCOM 1096 This course covers the basic concepts in the illustration sector of visual communication. The history and genres of illustration as well as illustration styles and mediums are examined. Projects are assigned to develop illustration skills and uses of various media. Using professional business practices are part of the focus. Visual concept development and communication through illustration are explored through research and application.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 08/27/2012 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: VCOM1096

  • VCOM1300 Intro to Adobe Lightroom 2
    Description
    VCOM 1300 Adobe Lightroom helps photographers organize and manipulate their images. It works hand in hand with Adobe Photoshop and Bridge but adds many new options and features. This course will explore the power and features of Lightroom and how it can import, catalog, save and organize thousands of images and save the photographer a lot of time upfront in the workflow. Then Lightroom's develop and print modules can modify, manipulate and improve digital images in a non-destructive manner. We will wrap up this class with practice outputting images to web, to CD and to labs to create products and images for client viewing. Bring a few hundred images to class for hands-on practice during this class.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 08/23/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: VCOM1300

  • VCOM1310 Printing Lab I 2
    Description
    VCOM 1310 This course serves as the first half of the VCOM 1540 - Intro Custom Printing. The emphasis will be on the operation of the black & white enlarger and covers the use of polycontrast filters and other print enhancement techniques to produce high quality enlargements. Various projects will help the student develop a keen eye for density and contrast judgments. The second half and sequential course to this one is VCOM 1320-Printing Lab II which continues into color enlarging. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 06/01/2003 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: VCOM1310

  • VCOM1320 Printing Lab II 2
    Description
    VCOM 1320 This photography course serves as the second half of the Introduction to Custom Printing (VCOM 1310) and picks up where Printing Lab I leaves off. After reviewing and practicing the necessary skills, techniques and equipment needed to produce good b/w enlargements a thorough discussion of color theory will be covered. Projects in color correction and judgments will constitute the main areas of study in this course. Prerequisites: VCOM 1310 required.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 06/01/2003 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: VCOM1320

  • VCOM1330 Color Printing Lab I 2
    Description
    VCOM 1330 This photography course serves as the equivalent to the first half of VCOM 1560- Custom Color Printing. The student will be introduced to custom color enlarging techniques on different color papers to become more proficient at color and print quality judgment. Techniques on dodging, burning and vignetting will be covered as well as other techniques. Prerequisites: VCOM1310 or VCOM1541 and VCOM 1320 required.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 06/01/2003 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: VCOM1330

  • VCOM1340 Color Printing Lab II 2
    Description
    VCOM 1340 This photography course serves as the equivalent to the second half of VCOM 1560- Custom Color Printing. A custom printing technician needs to be able to produce large, professional quality color enlargements ready for selling and displaying. This course prepares the student for such a task by covering large format custom enlarging techniques on different color papers as large as 30 x 40 inches. Techniques on enhancing, mounting, matting, texturizing and displaying large prints will be covered. Prerequisites: VCOM1330 and VCOM1541 required.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 06/01/2003 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: VCOM1340

  • VCOM1360 Photography Workshop
    Description
    VCOM 1360 This course allows the student to choose the types of learning experiences they would like to be involved in. Emphasis is placed on the student and the instructor designing a specific educational goal and clearly defining the intended skills and results to be accomplished. This course will meet the highly creative and unique areas of photography or imaging that are not covered by any other course content. Much of the time the student will be expected to work with minimal supervision. Can be taken multiple times. Prerequisites: Approval is based on instructor recommendation and a minimum of previous photographic experience.

    Credits:

    Effective Dates: 06/01/2003 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: VCOM1360

  • VCOM1370 North Shore Photography Workshop 1
    Description
    VCOM 1370 Course is repeatable up to 3 credits. This course is a 3-day field trip to the North Shore of Minnesota. Here we explore the tips and techniques of effective nature photography. We spend part of the time in informative lectures and slide shows held on site with the rest of the time spent in the field under the guidance of the instructor. Topics such as advanced composition, creative use of filters, lens and viewing angles, difficult metering situations and effective equipment operation are covered throughout the workshop. Students will come away with a new appreciation and understanding of nature photography as well as some great images of one of Minnesota's most beautiful areas. Prerequisites: VCOM 1020 required.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 06/01/2003 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: VCOM1370

  • VCOM1380 Basic Photography 1
    Description
    VCOM 1380 Using the 35mm camera and most of its controls will be the basis for this on-line photography course. The student will learn how to create good exposures through the use of f-stop and shutter speed controls in natural lighting conditions. In this course we will concentrate on using the depth-of-field controls in emphasizing creative image control. The student will combine the knowledge of different films and exposure techniques with the study of basic artistic composition to produce pleasing images. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 06/01/2003 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: VCOM1380

  • VCOM1410 Introduction to Illustrator 2
    Description
    VCOM 1410 This course is a comprehensive look into the drawing tools of Adobe Illustrator, a computer illustration application. Students will develop skills using the basic drawing tools. Use of the transformation tools, templates, layering, spot and process color and file output will be emphasized. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 06/01/2003 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: VCOM1410

  • VCOM1422 Print Processes I 2
    Description
    VCOM 1422 This graphic design course is designed to give the student a hands-on overview of the print processes. Print theory and terminology, paper knowledge, press and bindery processes will be emphasized. Students will create projects during the process of learning various production. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 01/14/2008 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: VCOM1422

  • VCOM1430 Introduction to InDesign 2
    Description
    VCOM 1430 Students will become familiar with Adobe InDesign as an electronic publishing program. Emphasis will be placed on software operation. Use of text, graphics, tabs, style sheets, and master pages will be incorporated into projects. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 06/01/2003 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: VCOM1430

  • VCOM1435 Proofreading Fundamentals 1
    Description
    VCOM 1435 Students will learn basic proofreading techniques. Proofing marks will be learned and used to mark text. Proofing techniques will be used to identify proofing errors. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 06/01/2003 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: VCOM1435

  • VCOM1440 Vinyl Signage 1
    Description
    VCOM 1440 Students will become familiar with the vinyl sign maker using FlexiSignPro software. Basic signage will be discussed. Projects will include single and multi-color vinyl. Transfer, weeding and registration will be covered. Prerequisites: None. VCOM1410 Intro to Illustrator is recommended.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 01/14/2008 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: VCOM1440

  • VCOM1515 Photo Lighting Techniques 2
    Description
    VCOM 1515 The essence of good photography is the ability to recognize and expose for different lighting conditions. This course covers the use of all types of light meters under all different lighting conditions from indoor flash to outdoor and difficult light. This will be a study of the properties of light ranging from color temperature to direction and quality of both natural and artificial lights. Other related areas include how different film, filters, and lenses react to these lighting conditions. Prerequisites: VCOM1021 or concurrent enrollment.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 05/01/2004 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: VCOM1515

  • VCOM1520 Basic Processing and Monitoring 3
    Description
    VCOM 1520 In this course the student will be introduced to the fundamentals of black/white and color film and paper processing. With the emphasis on quality, we will cover how processing, both by manual sinklines and by automatic machines, affects the quality and consequentially the salability of the final print. Four different b/w processes and three color developers will be covered. The plotting and monitoring of all these processes will be the heart of this course. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 06/01/2003 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: VCOM1520

  • VCOM1523 Film and Darkroom 2
    Description
    VCOM 1523 Creating black-and-white prints in a traditional darkroom requires an understanding of the relationship between light, chemical and silver-based materials (photographic film and paper). This class concentrates on the basics of film exposure, film development and the printing of negatives in a traditional 'wet' darkroom. The class will learn to make properly-exposed and -developed negatives. In the printing darkroom, students will work with resin-coated paper, learning to control contrast and density, and exploring techniques such as dodging, burning and solarization. Safe, responsible darkroom habits are a critical part of the course curriculum. By semester's end, each student will have produced a portfolio of black-and-white prints.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 05/23/2013 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: VCOM1523

  • VCOM1541 Introduction to Custom Printing 3
    Description
    VCOM 1541 Beginning with the basic operation of black and white enlarger, this course will cover all the skills necessary to create prize-winning enlargements. Projects include variable contrast printing, print enhancement techniques, different papers and textures, and various negative to print size formats. An introduction to color printing will include a thorough discussion of color theory and then the practical application of color adjustment in the making of contact sheets and high quality enlargements. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 06/01/2004 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: VCOM1541

  • VCOM1550 Machine Printing Systems 3
    Description
    VCOM 1550 This course covers the aspects of using semi-automatic machines for printing high quality proofs and enlargements. The emphasis will be on the techniques and concepts of equipment operation, set-up, and color balancing. Projects will include the handling of difficult negatives, color copy negatives, package printing and color correction techniques on at least four different types of printers. A good understanding of color theory and the ability to recognize and correct color problems will be at the heart of all the projects and discussions. Prerequisites: VCOM1520, VCOM1540.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 06/01/2003 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: VCOM1550

  • VCOM1565 Color Printing Systems 4
    Description
    VCOM 1565 This course builds on the printing skills from the Basic Darkroom Techniques course by providing the theory and practice of traditional color printing by both automatic and custom printing equipment. At the heart of this course is a thorough understanding of color theory, color application, color recognition and color adjustments and management as it relates to the production of high-quality color photographs in all facets of the industry. The student will use numerous custom and semi-automatic color printing devices to produce color photographs ranging from wallets to 3-foot enlargements. The ultimate test of skills in this area is for a photographer or photo technician to be able to recognize and create a high-quality photograph in order to stay competitive in the industry. Prerequisites: VCOM1525 - Basic Darkroom Techniques.

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 05/16/2005 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: VCOM1565

  • VCOM1570 Portrait Photography 2
    Description
    VCOM 1570 This course covers the use of studio lighting and cameras to produce professional looking portraits. Emphasis will be on the use of medium (120) format camera and film to capture images of people. A critical skill in this area is the ability to use the correct lighting to enhance the character and features of the customer. Projects will also include the use of gray cards, light meters, and posing techniques. Prerequisites: VCOM1020, VCOM1510.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 06/01/2003 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: VCOM1570

  • VCOM1580 Introduction to Digital Imaging 2
    Description
    VCOM 1580 This course introduces the student to the technology needed to capture a digital image, manipulate it and then output the image back to a hardcopy. As the technology changes we will incorporate it into this course. Discussions of concepts, philosophy and industry impact of this technology will be held in each class session to help the student to understand how this technology will impact the student's careers and the industry as a whole. Projects will include the operation and discussion of digital cameras, photo CDs, flatbed and slide scanners, Macintosh computers, b/w and color printers and film recorders. Students will use and evaluate a minimum of three different imaging software during the course. Prerequisites: VCOM1000 or instructor approved Macintosh experience.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 06/01/2003 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: VCOM1580

  • VCOM1590 Introduction to Video 2
    Description
    VCOM 1590 This course is designed to introduce the visual artist/technician to the concepts, uses and operation of digital single lens reflex (DSLR) video cameras. Emphasis will be placed on the use of DSLR camera and video/audio equipment to augment the practice of photography for special events such as weddings, anniversaries, and other events. Camera capture techniques using different compositions, zooms, views and angles will be covered along with basic storyboarding and timelining. Basic video editing will cover importing, organizing, clip management, transitions, special effects, and adding audio tracks that can be used to create multimedia presentations. Information on storage and presentation to the client and customer will also be covered. Access to a DSLR video-capable camera and high capacity memory cards is recommended. Prerequisites: VCOM1001, VCOM1580, VCOM1021. Recommendation of VCOM2520.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 01/13/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: VCOM1590

  • VCOM1720 Photo Journalism 2
    Description
    VCOM 1720 Photojournalism involves telling stories to a mass audience with the use of images. In this course students will be introduced to studio and location photography skills and related skills such as previsualization, use of traditional and digital cameras, cutline writing, layout, visual storytelling, Associated Press style, and business skills. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 06/01/2003 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: VCOM1720

  • VCOM1730 Advanced Photo Lighting Techniques 2
    Description
    VCOM 1730 This course builds on the skills learned in Photo Lighting Techniques to increase the student's knowledge of on-location lighting techniques, advanced studio lighting, and use of multiple lighting sources. Students will use a hands-on approach to apply ambient and artificial lighting techniques to real-life situations in portraiture; still-life subjects; and architectural subjects. Portrait and still-life lighting techniques will cover lighting as it relates to composition with an emphasis in using lighting to bring emotion and a flattering rendition of the photographic image. Prerequisites: VCOM1021, VCOM1515 or instructor approval

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 08/22/2005 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: VCOM1730

  • VCOM1740 Macro Photography 2
    Description
    VCOM 1740 Macro or close-up photography can be a difficult skill to master, even though it is used in many different areas of the photographic industry. Nature photography, medical and forensic photography, the copy and restoration industry, industrial and commercial photography are just some of the career clusters that benefit from good macro photography skills. Real-life projects in this course will include the use of special macro lenses, ring flashes, and special lighting techniques to capture high-quality close-up images. Prerequisites: VCOM1020 required.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 08/22/2005 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: VCOM1740

  • VCOM2016 Typography and Layout II 3
    Description
    VCOM 2016 This course covers advanced typography and page layout skills. Students develop greater understanding of type as a key element of design. The course concentrates on designing with type, understanding the relationship between type families and type styles, selecting type for emotional impact, and using color and texture in type. Additional topics include font and image copyright requirements, and use of type and images for web and motion graphics. Students work toward creating effective marketing and advertising pieces through the practical application of typography and composition. The use of visual concepts is explored. Development and completion of a variety of assignments place emphasis on methods using page layout software. Prerequisites: VCOM 1016 Typography and Layout I

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/27/2012 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: VCOM2016

  • VCOM2020 Digital Painting and Drawing 2
    Description
    VCOM 2020 In this course students combine traditional drawing and painting skills with computer programs onto the digital canvas. Students have the opportunity to explore the digital possibilities of executing artwork using a graphics tablet. From thumbnail sketching to final artwork, each stage of the creative process and the uses of digital art are addressed. Mixing traditional and digital approaches can expand students possibilities in image creation. The course promotes an understanding of digital technology in contemporary art and illustration. Prerequisites: Recommend VCOM 1041 Drawing I or VCOM 1052 Design Drawing. Require VCOM 1010 Introduction to Photoshop

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 08/27/2012 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: VCOM2020

  • VCOM2041 Drawing II 3
    Description
    VCOM 2041 This course is a continuation of drawing and explores additional concepts, materials and processes. Students develop further skill in various media, figure drawing, color drawing and personal style. Emphasis on the conceptual rather than perceptual aspects of drawing subjects is a focus. Research and investigation of subjects are conducted prior to communicating them in visual form. Instructions focuses on investigating problems in the expression of the drawn image. Students prepare artwork for presentation and critique.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/27/2012 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: VCOM2041

  • VCOM2050 Pet Photography 1
    Description
    VCOM 2050 The continually evolving freelance photography market has produced growing niche areas, including professional-level photography of pets. In this course, the student will learn to photograph pets in studio and environmental settings. Special emphasis will be placed on the importance of good studio lighting and backgrounds. Students will also learn to use on- and off-camera flash units to photograph pets in home or outdoor settings. Each student will photograph a minimum of 5 pet sessions.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 01/14/2013 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: VCOM2050

  • VCOM2086 Acrylic and Mixed Media Painting 3
    Description
    VCOM 2086 This course is an introduction to painting in acrylic as well as mixed media painting with an approach toward both expressive and illustrative art. Color theory is a focus for mixing colors and creating color relationships. A variety of subject matter are explored to practice acrylic painting techniques. An overview of contemporary styles and ideas using acrylic and mixed media is presented. A focus is made on development of the students conceptual, technical and observational skills. Students develop a working knowledge of the paint mediums, a variety of working surfaces and painting methods and process. Prerequisites: VCOM 1086 Watercolor and Gouache Painting

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/27/2012 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: VCOM2086

  • VCOM2096 Story, Sequence and Animation Art 3
    Description
    VCOM 2096 This course is a study of the methods and techniques of sequential narration within the contemporary art forms of childrens books, comics, graphic novels and animation. In the process, students are exposed to character development through figure drawing studies. A variety of media possibilities are presented while exploring the dynamics of pacing, framing, and the interaction of text and image. Creating the illusion of motion in still artwork as well as producing frames for moving pictures are included in the focus. Emphasis is placed on idea generation, concept design, visual development, and storyboarding. Prerequisites: VCOM 1041 Drawing I or VCOM 1052 Design Drawing and recommend VCOM 2041 Drawing II

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/27/2012 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: VCOM2096

  • VCOM2097 Advertising and Editorial Illustration 3
    Description
    VCOM 2097 The broad impact of advertising and editorial art ranges from magazines to posters to CD cover art and products and beyond. This course addresses illustrative art problems in various forms in the advertising and editorial sectors of visual communication. Developing concepts and problem solving are encouraged. A variety of materials and techniques are explored. This is an advanced level course and previous drawing, painting and visual design training are highly recommended. Prerequisites: VCOM 1041 Drawing I OR VCOM 1052 Design Drawing required. Recommended: VCOM 2041 Drawing II, VCOM 1086 Watercolor and Gouache or VCOM 2086 Acrylic Painting

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/27/2012 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: VCOM2097

  • VCOM2400 Advanced Photoshop 3
    Description
    VCOM 2400 This course builds on the tools and techniques learned in VCOM 1010 (Intro Photoshop). The student will use and become more proficient with all the tools used to modify photographs. Some of the special effects power of this software will be introduced during this class. Emphasis will be placed on using this software to produce commercially acceptable photographs and advertisements, as well as hard copy outputs. Prerequisites: VCOM1010.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 06/01/2003 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: VCOM2400

  • VCOM2415 Advanced Electronic Publishing 3
    Description
    VCOM 2415 Students will create advanced electronic publishing projects using either PageMaker or QuarkXPress. Emphasis will be on advanced publishing techniques, use of color, color separations, and design of portfolio quality projects. Prerequisites: VCOM1400 Intro QuarkXPress or VCOM1430 Intro InDesign.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 06/01/2003 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: VCOM2415

  • VCOM2420 Advanced Computer Illustration 3
    Description
    VCOM 2420 This course is a project driven course. Students will use Intro Illustrator to create a variety of portfolio quality drawings. Prerequisites: VCOM1410.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 06/01/2003 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: VCOM2420

  • VCOM2422 Print Processes II 3
    Description
    VCOM 2422 This graphic design course is designed to give the student a hands-on overview of the print process. Print theory and terminology, paper knowledge, hands-on press operation, plate making and bindery processes will be emphasized. Students will create and print projects during the process of learning press and pressroom operation.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 01/14/2008 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: VCOM2422

  • VCOM2423 Print Management 2
    Description
    VCOM 2423 Students learn the customer service and sales side of the print industry. Topics include: job costing, estimating, customer service, print buying, print distributioin (including postal regulations.) Prerequisites: VCOM1422.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 08/25/2008 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: VCOM2423

  • VCOM2424 Photography for Non-Profits 2
    Description
    VCOM 2424 This service-learning class offers the training and experience needed to provide professional location and studio photography to are nonprofits with restricted budgets. The class will provide a variety of organizations (i.e., arts, health, human services, etc.) with pictures for use in web sites, brochures, posters or other publicity materials. Each student will devote a minimum of 30 hours to classroom projects and shooting sessions.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 12/08/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: VCOM2424

  • VCOM2426 Expert Techniques in Photoshop and Illustrator 2
    Description
    VCOM 2426 This class continues the students' development and work in Advanced Photoshop and Advanced Illustrator. Projects will evolve from exercises where they will learn a variety of advanced techniques that will be incorporated into the finished work. They will gain greater facility with the software and create portfolio quality projects. Prerequisites: Advanced Photoshop and Advanced Illustrator

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 08/27/2012 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: VCOM2426

  • VCOM2510 Commercial Photography 2
    Description
    VCOM 2510 In this course the student will learn how to use all the features of a large format, 4x5 view camera to produce commercial style images. By using special image distortion correction and depth of field controls, the student will setup and shoot many different types of images, such as still life, product, advertisement, and others. The use of studio lighting will be discussed and used during these projects as well as the use of natural lighting when photographing outdoor commercial projects. Prerequisites: VCOM 1020, VCOM 1515, and VCOM 1570 required.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 06/01/2003 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: VCOM2510

  • VCOM2520 Digital Photography 2
    Description
    VCOM 2520 In this course the student will apply the fundamentals of photography, lighting, and digital imaging in order to produce professional quality digital photographs. Students will apply the principals of digital photographic "workflow" to projects which will include studio portraits, still life, and outdoor architectural projects. Students will apply techniques of working with layouts, file management, and color management to produce images both for print and web production.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 06/01/2003 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: VCOM2520

  • VCOM2525 Event Photography 2
    Description
    VCOM 2525 In this course the student will learn about the viable niche of Event Photography by working on real life event photography projects. This apprentice style learning course will allow students at all levels to take part in real event photography project from concept to planning, from capture to download, and from editing to delivery of a finished product. Skills from other camera courses will be reinforced, but no prior experience is necessary.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 01/13/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: VCOM2525

  • VCOM2530 Advanced Photojournalism 2
    Description
    VCOM 2530 Photography has been used in print publication for decades and will continue to be an integral part of print communication. In this course students will be introduced to advanced photojournalistic techniques and concepts linked with studio and location photography skills, editing skills, and related concepts dealing with pre-visualization, use of traditional and digital 35mm cameras, cut-line writing, layout, visual storytelling, copyright, libel, privacy, Associated Press Style, and business skills. Prerequisites: VCOM1720 required.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 01/10/2005 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: VCOM2530

  • VCOM2535 Wedding Photography 2
    Description
    VCOM 2535 This course allows both novice and experienced wedding photographers to improve their skills by working together on actual Wedding Photography Projects. The course integrates nearly all of the courses in the photography program to include lighting, digital images, the business of photography and workflow methods. Prerequisites: Introduction to Photography and Photo Lighting Techniques

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2012 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: VCOM2535

  • VCOM2540 The Business of Photography 2
    Description
    VCOM 2540 Professional photographers who use the craft to pay their bills will tell you the the vast majority of their duties do not revolve around photography itself, but the many and varied activities that support the business of photography. This course, therefore, does not teach students photography per se. This course will teach students about the skills, tools, and resources necessary to succeed in busines. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 08/21/2006 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: VCOM2540

  • VCOM2551 Digital Studio Workflow I 2
    Description
    VCOM 2551 Digital photography is rapidly becoming the media of choice. Photographers are faced with a variety of image management issues as they explore new techniques and photographic opportunities. Students in this course will use a full digital studio to capture, manipulate, output and manage images via a standardized digital workflow process. In this course an emphasis is placed on color management. Students will explore both the technical issues involved in using digital equipment, and investigate the creative options available to the professional digital photographer. Prerequisites: VCOM1010, or instructor approval.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 08/21/2006 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: VCOM2551

  • VCOM2552 Digital Studio Workflow II 2
    Description
    VCOM 2552 This course enhances the skills and knowledge from VCOM2551 and takes workflow beyond capture, image management and output stages into the correction of difficult images and unusual situations. Advanced skills in Adobe Photoshop will be covered as the photographer learns how to solve technical issues and create unique products to help them succeed in the competitive workplace. Prerequisites: VCOM1006, VCOM1010, VCOM1021, VCOM1580, VCOM2520, VCOM2551

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 08/21/2006 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: VCOM2552

  • VCOM2555 Alternative Light Sources 2
    Description
    VCOM 2555 This technical and creative course will allow students to explore the use of alternative light sources used in scientific, artistic, and commercial photography. Background about color theory and spectral analysis will give a foundation for understanding the range of possibilities open to the photographer. Projects and assignments will range from color balance and color temperature to use of infrared and ultra violet light sources. Discussion will include the use of lasers, spectral microscopy, and infrared sensors used in photographic equipment today. Prerequisites: VCOM1020 and VCOM1515 required.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 01/10/2005 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: VCOM2555

  • VCOM2560 Photography on the Internet 1
    Description
    VCOM 2560 This course will help the student understand the connection between photography and the Internet (World Wide Web). As photography changes with the advent of digital imaging, new marketing display methods introduced, different clients-bases are formed, and unique product delivery methods are being established. In this course, initially the student will explore and research the new photographic concepts born of the internet. Then the student will build an image based web site for display and marketing as well as use on-line photographic printing services. Prerequisites: VCOM1000, VCOM1010, VCOM1020 and VCOM 1580.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 06/01/2003 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: VCOM2560

  • VCOM2565 Crime Scene/Forensic Photography 2
    Description
    VCOM 2565 This course will teach student to apply the basics of 35mm camera operation to the process and procedures of various crime scene and forensic photography investigations including, but not limited to: arson cases, auto accidents and auto-related death, break-ins, domestic abuse, personal injuries, homicides. Prerequisites: VCOM1020 and VCOM1515 required.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 01/10/2005 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: VCOM2565

  • VCOM2575 Medical Photography 2
    Description
    VCOM 2575 Medical Photography focuses on traditional and digital photographic methods to accomplish a range of services for Medical Schools, Health Science departments, hospitals, clinics, and government agencies. Medical photographers are specifically trained to provide high quality medical products and services. This course will teach the student to apply photographic and lighting techniques to the needs of the health care profession. Prerequisites: VCOM1020 and VCOM1515 required.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 01/10/2005 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: VCOM2575

  • VCOM2581 Photo Portfolio 2
    Description
    VCOM 2581 This hands-on course will guide the student through the creation of a photography-based portfolio. Concepts in assemble techniques, display options and presentation methods will be at the heart of this course. Upon completion the student will have an industry-ready photographic portfolio in preparation for career exploration.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 08/20/2007 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: VCOM2581

  • VCOM2582 Portfolio Development (Photographic Entrepreneur) 2
    Description
    VCOM 2582 This class will concentrate on preparing the student to enter the photography job market. Students will be required to create a finished professional portfolio demonstrating their photographic skills. The portfolio will include examples of film and digital photography. Images for inclusion in the portfolio will be created using a variety of photographic formats, and techniques, and will emphasize the marketing and business plan developed for a start-up business. As a part of this course, students are required to participate in a formal portfolio showing near the end of their final semester of school. Prerequisites: Should be taken during the last semester prior to Graduation and concurrently with VCOM2000.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 01/10/2005 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: VCOM2582

  • VCOM2584 Portfolio Development (Art Communications) 2
    Description
    VCOM 2584 This course will concentrate on preparing the student to enter the photography job market. Students will be required to create a finished professional portfolio demonstrating their photographic skills. The portfolio will include examples of film and digital photography. Images for inclusion in the portfolio will be created using a variety of photographic formats, and techniques, but will emphasize photojournalism, and artistically styled images. As a part of this course, students are required to participate in a formal portfolio showing near the end of their final semester of school. Prerequisites: Should be taken during the last semester prior to Graduation and concurrently with VCOM2000.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 01/10/2005 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: VCOM2584

  • VCOM2586 Portofolio Development (Scientific Imaging) 2
    Description
    VCOM 2586 This course will concentrate on preparing the student to enter the photography job market. Students will be required to create a finished professional portfolio demonstrating their photographic skills. The portfolio will include examples of film and digital photography. Images for inclusion in the portfolio will be created using a variety of photographic formats, and techniques, but will emphasize scientific imaging. As a part of this course, students are required to participate in a formal portfolio showing near the end of their final semester of school. Prerequisites: Should be taken during the last semester prior to Graduation and concurrently with VCOM2000.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 01/10/2005 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: