Apr 15, 2021  
2020-2021 Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Catalog

Courses Offered


 Graduate holding diploma

 A grade of "C" or better is required in all prerequisite courses and in all courses specified by course numbers in the summary of required hours.

Note:  Any program directed or technical electives, all Allied Health programs, Associate of Science in Teaching (AST), and Technical Certificates requires "C" or better in all course work.

 

German

  
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    GERM 1010 - Elementary German 1

    (3)
    Elementary grammar, vocabulary, reading, translation, conversation, and cultural studies. Total Contact Hours per week: 3 Prereq(s): WebCAPE score less than 248. [F,S] Note(s): Allow for the student to be below college-level Math.


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    GERM 1020 - Elementary German 2

    (3)
    Elementary grammar, vocabulary, reading, translation, conversation, and cultural studies. Total contact hours per week: 3. Prereq(s): GERM 1010 or WebCAPE score of 248-315. [F,S] Note(s): Allow for the student to be below college-level Math.


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    GERM 2010 - Intermediate German 1

    (3)
    Intermediate German grammar, reading, oral drills and conversation.  Prereq(s): GERM-1020 or 2 years of high school German or WebCAPE score of 316-355. [on demand]


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    GERM 2020 - Intermediate German 2

    (3)
    Intermediate German grammar, reading, oral drills and conversation.  Prereq(s): GERM-2020 or WebCAPE score of 356 or higher.


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    GERM 2990 - Special Topics in German

    (1-3)
    Specific topics in German language and culture; repeatable for credit on different topics. [on demand] Note(s): This course is offered as a community service and are not intended to be used to satisfy the foreign language requirement or remove high school deficiencies for any degree program at Chattanooga State or any other college or university.


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Graphic Design (formerly Advertising Arts)

  
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    GATP 1310 - Design Principles

    (3)
    Introduction to the basic visual elements and principles of 2-dimensional design; unity, variety, hierarchy, dominance, proportion, balance, scale, emphasis, rhythm, movement, proximity, repetition, shape, space, line, size, color, texture and typography. The student will be introduced to problem identification, analysis, brainstorming, and idea refinement as they relate to the above principles and elements. [F,S] Note(s): Math (ACT subscore of <19 acceptable). 


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    GATP 1320 - Visual Literacy and Design

    (3)
    Introduction to communication theory and critical design thinking skills as a foundation for the concepts, visual languages, and methodologies central to graphic design. Using these skills, students will be taught to create effective meaning and understanding for the complex world of forms and symbols that surrounds us. Contact Hours: 3. Concurrent: GATP 1310 [F] Note(s): Allow for ther student to be below college-level Math.


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    GATP 1330 - History of Design

    (3)
    This course examines the history of visual communication as a vital component of civilization. This study will give students a better understanding of the social and cultural thinking which has created the ability of humans to communicate ideas through the language of visual forms, yielding graphic design as we know today. Class sessions will be devoted to lectures, presentations, demonstrations, and studio projects. Assessments will be made through project critique, tests, and quizzes. [F] Note(s): Math (ACT subscore of <19 acceptable).


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    GATP 1340 - Basic Typography

    (3)
    Intro to the terminology, technology and design aspects of typography and visual communication; topics include typographical anatomy, type characteristics, basic digital text composition and layout utilizing type as a primary visual. Emphasis will be on understanding the foundations of typography and its effective use in graphic design. Concurrent: GATP 1310 [F] Note(s): Contact Hours: 6.


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    GATP 1350 - Image Creation for Designers

    (3)
    Creative development of visuals for use in a variety of digital, graphic and animation applications. Topics include elementary computer graphics techniques; aesthetics; and principles of design, color, composition, and spatial relationships. Students will create a series of illustrations involving freehand drawing, geometry, presentations, rendering, and composition. Prereq(s): GATP 1310 [S]


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    GATP 1360 - Design and Print Production 1

    (3)
    Develops skills that lay the foundation for photography and producing print-ready communications; graphic design principles, visual comps, illustration, print production development skills such as interviewing and project scheduling, peer review, and redesign. Concurrent: GATP 1310, GATP 1320, GATP 1340 [S] Note(s): MATH (ACT subscore of <19 acceptable).


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    GATP 1370 - Photography for Designers

    (3)
    Intro to basic techniques, processes and terminology of digital still photography as applied to imagery for print media; emphasis is placed on the workflow processes for preparing and correcting images to be used in print. [S]


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    GATP 2310 - Graphic Arts 1

    (3)
    Intermediate to advanced creative problem solving. Application of design principles and techniques to logo/trademarks and basic identity design using type as a major design element. Prereq(s): GATP 1320, GATP 1330, GATP 1340, GATP 1360 Concurrent: GATP 2330 [F] Note(s): Student must be AT COLLEGE LEVEL IN ALL AREAS to take this course.


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    GATP 2320 - Integrated Media Design

    (3)
    Study of basic tools, terms, and types of interactive solutions for print and online marketing and advertising; design process from conception to pre-press production or online delivery; incorporation of conceptual exercises to meet clients' specific needs with an emphasis on target audience awareness and group projects. Prereq(s): GATP 1360 Concurrent: GATP 2330 [F] Note(s): MATH (ACT subscore of <19 acceptable)


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    GATP 2330 - Design and Print Production 2

    (3)
    This course builds on student design and development skills by focusing on larger design and print production projects as well as move in-depth content and advanced techniques for graphics and layout development. Prereq(s): GATP1350, GATP 1360 Concurrent: GATP 2310 [F] Note(s): Math (ACT subscore of <19 acceptable).


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    GATP 2340 - Graphic Arts 2

    (3)
    Intermediate to advanced creative problem solving. Advanced identity design including application of identity elements to collateral elements and working in a team environment. Prereq(s): GATP 2310 [S] Note(s): Student must be AT COLLEGE LEVEL IN ALL AREAS to take this course. 


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    GATP 2350 - Professional Development

    (3)
    This course is a practical study designed to help students understand the concept and ideals of professionalism, either as a freelancer or as an employee. It is ideal for students concentrating in any of the creative services industries.  Topics include personality assessment, workflow, personal marketing (web presence, social media, industry organizations), networking, ethics, business and communication etiquette, conflict resolution, and more. [S] Note(s): Student must be AT COLLEGE LEVEL IN ALL AREAS to take this course.


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    GATP 2360 - Portfolio

    (3)
    Visual presentation techniques, design of basic personal identity system and preparation of portfolio; editing of work, organizing, formatting, presenting the design portfolio; preparation for entry into job market; participation in group portfolio presentation to area professionals required. To be taken final Spring semester prior to graduation. Contact hours: 6. Concurrent: GATP 2340 [S] Note(s): Allow for student to be below college level Math.


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    GATP 2380 - Design Internship

    (3)
    On the job training in graphic design, advertising, illustration or related commercial art with area design firms, advertising agencies or other businesses directly engaged with graphic design or the graphic arts; lab, minimum of 10 hours per week. Prereq(s): Faculty Advisor's approval [On Demand]


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    GATP 2390 - Special Topics in Graphic Arts

    (1-3)
    Intro to selected issues and/or problems in graphic design; repeatable for credit on different topics. Prereq(s): Instructor's consent [on demand]


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Health Information Management

  
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    HIMT 1101 - Coding for Front Office Staff

    (1)
    An introduction to the methodology of medical coding. Contact hours: 1. Prereq(s): ENGL 1010, College Level Math, Admitted to the Medical Office Procedures Program. [S] Note(s): Student must be AT COLLEGE LEVEL IN ALL AREAS to take this course.


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    HIMT 1201 - Medical Office Procedures

    (2)
    An introduction to business aspects of a medical practice including third party payers, claims filing and processing, accounting and payroll functions. Prereq(s): ENGL 1010, College Level Math, Student must be accepted in the program. [S] Note(s): Student must be AT COLLEGE LEVEL IN ALL AREAS to take this course.


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    HIMT 1300 - Medical Terminology

    (3)
    Prefixes, suffixes, root words, combining forms, Latin and Greek forms, spelling, and pronunciation; focus on building working medical vocabulary based on all body systems; commonly used terms related to body disorders, medical and surgical procedures, abbreviations, charting symbols, and diagnostic terms; class 3 hours. Prereq(s): ENGL 1010 [E] Note(s): Student must be at COLLEGE LEVEL MATH to take this course.


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    HIMT 1301 - Introduction to Health Information Management

    (3)
    This course is designed to introduce students to the principles of health information technology. The development, content and management of the medical record will be explored as well as a basic overview of the healthcare delivery system. Emphasis is placed on hospital and medical staff organization; patient record content; procedures in filing, numbering, and retention of patient records; quantitative analysis; release of patient information, forms control and design; indexes and registers; regulatory and accrediting agencies; and the transition to an electronic health record. Lecture, 2 hours; Lab, 3 hours. Prereq(s): Acceptance into HIM Program or instructor's consent [F]


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    HIMT 1302 - HIM Legal Aspects

    (3)
    This course provides an understanding of the legal principles that govern health information and the health record as a legal document. Emphasis is placed on key concepts including; the court system, medical staff, nursing staff, governing board, and their functions and responsibilities. Confidentiality. release of information, informed consent, patent rights, record retention, and an in-depth review of HIPAA will be studied and practiced. Course focus includes current trends in health legislation such as healthcare fraud, federal and state required reporting. Concurrent: HIMT 1301 [S]


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    HIMT 1303 - Basic ICD Coding 1

    (3)
    This course is a study of diagnosis coding classification systems used in classification and conditions, injuries and disease employed to organize medical information for future retrieval. The current international classification is emphasized including its use of the prospective payment systems. Students will learn to apply Official Coding Guidelines in health record coding. Other topics include Uniform Hospital Discharge Data Set (UHDDS), reimbursement in prospective payment systems and introduction to procedure classification systems. Prereq(s): HIMT 1301, BIOL 2010 Coreq(s): HIMT 1401, BIOL 2020 Concurrent: BIOL 2020, HIMT 1401, or instructors consent. (S) Note(s): Student must be AT COLLEGE LEVEL IN ALL AREAS to take this course.


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    HIMT 1305 - Computer Applications in Health Information

    (3)
    This course instructs students on health data structure, content and standards; information and communication technologies including uses of hardware, software, spreadsheets, databases, networks, electronic health records, personal health records, data storage and retrieval, data security; selection and implementation of health care information systems. The student will utilize several different software applications related to health records up to or including spreadsheets, database applications, data analytics, electronic health records, chart deficiencies, master patent index, chart locator, abstracting, and release of information software. Prereq(s): HIMT 1301 or instructor's consent [S]


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    HIMT 1401 - Disease Processes

    (4)
    This course is an introduction to disease processes in the human body with emphasis on the etiology, signs, symptoms, diagnostic aids and findings, surgical treatment, medications, and treatments, including surgical procedure. Prereq(s): HIMT 1301, BIOL 2010. Concurrent: BIOL 2020 [S]


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    HIMT 2110 - HIM Independent Study

    (1)
    This course focuses on advanced topics in health information management. Prereq(s): By permission of instructor. Concurrent: HIMT 1301 [on demand] Note(s): Student must be at College Level in All Areas to take this course.


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    HIMT 2205 - Revenue Cycle Management

    (2)
    This course focuses on advanced topics in healthcare reimbursement. The course includes an introduction to third party payers, revenue cycle management and chargemaster development and administration. It also focuses on principles of healthcare reimbursement including health insurance plans, government-sponsored healthcare programs, managed care plans, fee schedules, resource based relative value system for physician payment and prospective payment for various healthcare settings. Contact hours: 2. Prereq(s): HIMT 1301, HIMT 1303, or instructor's consent. [S] Note(s): Student must be AT COLLEGE LEVEL IN ALL AREAS to take this course.


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    HIMT 2208 - Professional Practice Experience

    (2)
    A study of office functions with a focus in healthcare organizations. Special emphasis will study office techniques to function, and communicate with customers and staff in healthcare organizations. Students will meet objectives through assignment to a healthcare facility. Contact Hours per week: 20. Prereq(s): ENGL 1010, College Level Math, Admitted to the Medical Office Procedures Program [S] Note(s): Student must be AT COLLEGE LEVEL IN ALL AREAS to take this course.


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    HIMT 2211 - Quality Improvement

    (2)
    This course is designed to focus on quality improvement, information integrity, information governance, and clinical documentation improvement in a variety of healthcare settings. Emphasis will be placed on implementation of a quality improvement model, tools, techniques and activities of ambulatory care settings, and other healthcare facilities. Leadership and team procedures for use of data required to ensure organization compliance with regulations and standards will all be addressed. Prereq(s): HIMT 1301, HIMT 1302 [S]


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    HIMT 2212 - Seminar in HIM

    (2)
    This is a capstone course culminating in fundamental and comprehensive review of the domains, sub-domains and tasks for entry-level registered health information technician competencies. Students will take mock registration exams for self-evaluation of domains, sub-domains and tasks. Contact Hours: 2. Prereq(s): HIMT 1301, HIMT 2205, or by permission of instructor. [S] Note(s): Student must be at College Level in All Areas to take this course.


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    HIMT 2301 - CPT Coding

    (3)
    This course covers the basic principles of coding with Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) coding system including structure and rules. Instruction will also be given in use of HCPCS Level II coding including structure and rules. The use of these coding systems will be studied as they are used in reporting or reimbursable medical services and procedures performed by physicians. Contact hours: 5. Prereq(s): HIMT 1301, HIMT 1303, BIOL 2010 [F] Note(s): Student must be at college level to take this course. (Course by Exception for Fall, 2019)


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    HIMT 2302 - Basic ICD Coding 2

    (3)
    This course is a study of procedural coding and classification system used in classification of medical procedures and employed to organize medical information for future retrieval. Application of the current international Classification of Diseases Official Coding Guidelines as related to procedure coding will be addressed. Assignment of current coding and classification codes based on documentation will be practiced. Contact hours per week: 3. Prereq(s): HIMT 1301, BIOL 2010, HIMT 1303, HIMT 1401 Concurrent: BIOL 2020 (S) Note(s): Student must be AT COLLEGE LEVEL IN ALL AREAS to take this course.


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    HIMT 2303 - Advanced Coding

    (3)
    This course focuses on advanced topics in diagnosis and procedural coding including the current ICD Coding systems and CPT/HCPCS. This course will concentrate on application of Official Coding Guidelines, development of diagnosis sequencing skills, and understanding of advanced coding principles including the clinical documentation improvement function. Determination of APC, and MS-DRGs will also be practiced using the computerized coding and grouping software. Prereq(s): HIMT 1301, or permission of instructor. [S] Note(s): Student must be at College Level in all Areas to take this course.


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    HIMT 2304 - HIM Management Principles

    (3)
    A study of supervisory and management functions with focus on planning, organizing, staffing, directing, and controlling in healthcare organizations. Special emphasis will study managerial techniques to supervise, motivate, counsel, lead, train, and communicate with staff in health information services. Prereq(s): HIMT 1301, HIMT 1305 [F]


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    HIMT 2306 - HIM Special Topics

    )3)
    This course has been approved for future use by HIMT Program Students. This course will remain in the TBR Library on reserve to be used as needed. An example of the potential need for this course is when there is a significant change in the healthcare field and delivery of a new topic is necessary to meet either community needs, or to address a new accreditation standard. This enables the HIMT Program to respond to those needs and plan for future course delivery improvements. Prereq(s): By permission of instructor. [on demand] Note(s): Student must be at College Level in All Areas to take this course.


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    HIMT 2307 - Professional Practice Experience 1

    (3)
    This course provides opportunities for students to relate classroom theory to actual functions of health information, such as assembly and record analysis, medico legal procedures, information retention, filing and retrieval and the use of technology. Students will meet objectives through assignment to a healthcare facility or the use of virtual simulation projects. Prereq(s): HIMT 1301, HIMT 1303 Concurrent: HIMT 2302 [F]


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    HIMT 2308 - Professional Practice Experience 2

    (3)
    A study of supervisory and management functions with focus on planning, organizing, staffing, directing, and controlling in healthcare organizations. Special emphasis will study managerial techniques to motivate, counsel, lead, train, and communicate with staff in health information services. Students will meet objectives through assignment to a health care facility or through the use of virtual simulation projects. Contact hours per week: 3. [S] Note(s): Student must be AT COLLEGE LEVEL IN ALL AREAS to take this course.


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    HIMT 2309 - Data Analysis and Statistics

    (3)
    This course instructs students in health data collection, commonly used healthcare statistical computations and interpretation, presentation and report of data, indices, databases and registries along with statistics computed for daily operations of the health information management department. This course also includes basic research principles along with purpose of Institutional Review Board and its role in research. Prereq(s): HIMT 1301, INFS 1010 or instructor's consent. [F]


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    HIMT 2310 - HIM Independent Study

    (3)
    This course focuses on advanced topics in health information management. Prereq(s): By permission of instructor. [on demand] Note(s): Student must be at College Level in All Areas to take this course.


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Health Science

  
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    ALHS 1811 - Medical Assistant Practicum 1

    (8)
    Learning experience in defined competencies, goals, and learning outcomes in the Tennessee Colleg of Applied Technology (TCAT) Medical Assistant program. A minimum of 47 contact hours per credit hour awarded. Documentation of approved departmental assessment is required. (on demand)


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    ALHS 1812 - Medical Assistant Practicum 2

    (8)
    Learning experience in defined competencies, goals, and learning outcomes in the Tennessee College of Applied Technology (TCAT) Medical Assistant program. A minimum of 47 contact hours per credit hour awarded. Documentation of approved departmental assessment is required. Prereq(s): Department Approval [on demand] Note(s): There are NO LEVEL OF PREPAREDNESS REQUIREMENTS IN ANY SUBJECT for this course.


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    ALHS 1813 - Medical Assistant Practicum 3

    (8)
    Learning experience in defined competencies, goals, and learning outcomes in the Tennessee College of Applied Technology (TCAT) Medical Assistant program. A minimum of 47 contact hours per credit hour awarded. Documentation of approved departmental assessment is required. Prereq(s): Department Approval. [on demand]


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    ALHS 1814 - LPN Practicum 1

    (8)
    Learning experiences in defined competencies, goals,and learning outcomes in the Tennessee College of Applied Technology (TCAT) program. A minimum of 47 contact hours per credit hour awarded. Documentation of approved departmental assessment is required. Prereq(s): Department Approval. (on demand)


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    ALHS 1815 - LPN Practicum 2

    (8)
    Learning experiences in defined competencies, goals, and learning outcomes in the Practical Nursing program. A minimum of 47 contact hours per credit hour awarded. Documentation of approved departmental assessment is required. Prereq(s): Department Approval. (on demand)


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    ALHS 1816 - LPN Practicum 3

    (8)
    Learning experience in defined competencies, goals, and learning outcomes in the Practical Nursing program. A minimum of 47 contact hours per credit hour awarded. Documentation of approved departmental assessment is required. Prereq(s): Department Approval. (on demand)


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    ALHS 1817 - Surgical Tech Practicum 1

    (8)
    Learning experiences in defined competencies, goals, and learning outcomes in the Surgical Tech program. A minimum of 47 contact hours per credit hour awarded. Documentation of approved departmental assessment is required. Prereq(s): Department Approval. (on demand)


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    ALHS 1818 - Surgical Tech Practicum 2

    (8)
    Learning experiences in defined competencies, goals, and learning outcomes in the Surgical Tech program. A minimum of 47 contact hours per credit hour awarded. Documentation of approved departmental assessment is required. Prereq(s): Department Approval. (on demand)


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    ALHS 1819 - Surgical Tech Practicum 3

    (8)
    Learning experiences in defined competencies, goals, and learning outcomes in the Surgical Tech program. A minimum of 47 contact hours per credit hour awarded. Documentation of approved departmental assessment is required. Prereq(s): Department Approval. (on demand)


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    ALHS 2311 - Management and Leadership for Health Supervisors

    (3)


    This course is designed to introduce the student to management functions and leadership principles and their application in health care organizations. Student projects will develop the student's ability to apply the principles of organizational theory, management theory, management style and behavioral aspects of management across a variety of health care settings.

    Many allied health practitioners will assume the role of a manager during the course of their career. This course is designed to provide theory and application focusing on the development of leadership and management strategies and skills to prepare these practitioners to assume professional responsibilities in management and administration. [S] Note(s): There are allowances for the student to be below college level in some area of study. MATH (ACT subscore of <19 acceptable.


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    ALHS 2312 - Contemporary Issues in Healthcare

    (3)
    This is an issues oriented course that examines the healthcare delivery system in the United States. The course examines the entire continuum of care and uses the construct of a fully integrated systems as a means to evaluate the current system to develop recommendations for further developments. The intent is to identify the key issues confronting healthcare today, examine the causes and develop reasonable solutions to the current set of problems. The student will develop an understanding of the unique interplay of the new and changing health care, technology, work force, research findings, financing, regulations, and personal and professional behaviors, values and assumptions that underlie the current health care system. [F,S] Note(s): Student must be AT COLLEGE LEVEL IN ALL AREAS to that this course.


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    ALHS 2314 - Medical Law and Ethics

    (3)
    This course provides an introduction to legal and ethical issues that impact health care professionals. Laws and regulations related to the health care industry such as HIPAA, Patient Bill of Rights, and standard of care are addressed. In addition, ethical and moral issues that health care professionals may encounter are presented. The student will develop an understanding of the unique interplay of the new and changing health care, technology, work force, research, financing, regulation, and personal and professional behaviors, values and assumptions that underline the current health care system. [F,S] Note(s): Student must be AT COLLEGE LEVEL IN ALL AREAS to take this course.


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    ALHS 2317 - Fundamentals of Health Care Finance

    (3)


    This course will provide students with theory, tools and practical experience in health care financial management.  It examines payment sources and reimbursement arrangements; the public and private financing of health care service organizations from both theoretical and practical perspective, and discusses emerging trends in the health care industry that affect financial decision -making.  Topics of study include capital and debt financing, capital structure, financial planning, operating revenue, working capital, resource allocation and financial analysis of the industry.  A case study method will be used to provide the student with the opportunity to analyze a working healthcare organization.  (3 lecture hours/week) Not part of a TN Transfer. Prereq(s): Have completed, be enrolled or accepted in a healthcare certificate/diploma program or with permission of the Health Sciences program director. [S] Note(s):
    • Student must be AT COLLEGE LEVEL IN ALL AREAS to take this course.

     


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    HS 123 - Introduction to Radiation Oncology

    (3)
    Overview of radiation therapy; medical terminology, ethics and the law, patient care, cancer management, radiation therapy rationale, usage, and physics, and basic machine usage. Prereq(s): A prerequisite to all HS courses numbered above 111 is admission into the Radiation Therapy Technology program in which the course is requiredPlease consult the SUMMARY OF REQUIRED HOURS or the specific program brochureAll HS courses shown in the same term are corequisites and all HS courses shown in the preceding term are HS prerequisites [F]


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    HS 172 - Anatomy and Imaging

    (2)
    In-depth study of transverse, longitudinal, sagittal and coronal cross sections of the total body; use of computerized tomography, magnetic resonance, ultrasonography and nuclear medicine images in the localization and follow-up of tumors after radiation treatment. Prereq(s): A prerequisite to all HS courses numbered above 111 is admission into the Radiation Therapy Technology program in which the course is requiredPlease consult the SUMMARY OF REQUIRED HOURS or the specific program brochureAll HS courses shown in the same term are corequisites and all HS courses shown in the preceding term are HS prerequisites [F]


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    HS 200 - Clinical Education Methodology

    (3)
    Aids instructors or future instructors in allied health and nursing programs to develop knowledge, skills and attitudes needed for effective teaching, supervision, and evaluation of students in clinical settings; focus on presenting real-world experience by providing students the opportunity to design, develop, implement and evaluate instruments and strategies transferable to clinical settings. Prereq(s): A prerequisite to all HS courses numbered above 111 is admission into the Radiation Therapy Technology program in which the course is requiredPlease consult the SUMMARY OF REQUIRED HOURS or the specific program brochureAll HS courses shown in the same term are corequisites and all HS courses shown in the preceding term are HS prerequisites [on demand]


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    HS 214 - Radiation Physics 1

    (4)
    Basic classical and modern physics concepts needed for physics involved in radiation therapy; includes math concepts needed for physics principles. Prereq(s): A prerequisite to all HS courses numbered above 111 is admission into the Radiation Therapy Technology program in which the course is requiredPlease consult the SUMMARY OF REQUIRED HOURS or the specific program brochureAll HS courses shown in the same term are corequisites and all HS courses shown in the preceding [F]


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    HS 220 - Clinic 1

    (7)
    Radiation therapy clinical methodology; develops skills and knowledge in radiation protection and quality assurance, simulation and treatment planning, treatment procedures using multiple megavoltage machines, and patient care and management. Total contact hours per semester: 450. Prereq(s): A prerequisite to all HS courses numbered above 111 is admission into the Radiation Therapy Technology program in which the course is requiredPlease consult the SUMMARY OF REQUIRED HOURS or the specific program brochureAll HS courses shown in the same term are corequisites and all HS courses shown in the preceding term are HS prerequisites [F]


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    HS 223 - Radiation Oncology 1

    (3)
    Concepts of disease, types of growths, causative factors and biologic behavior of neoplastic disease; intro to specific malignant disease entities by site of occurrence; disease processes, staging, and treatment planning philosophy; inter-relating of treatment planning with clinical radiation therapy. Prereq(s): A prerequisite to all HS courses numbered above 111 is admission into the Radiation Therapy Technology program in which the course is requiredPlease consult the SUMMARY OF REQUIRED HOURS or the specific program brochureAll HS courses shown in the same term are corequisites and all HS courses shown in the preceding term are HS prerequisites [S]


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    HS 224 - Radiation Physics 2

    (4)
    Basic classical and modern physics concepts needed for physics involved in radiation therapy; includes math concepts needed for physics principles. Prereq(s): A prerequisite to all HS courses numbered above 111 is admission into the Radiation Therapy Technology program in which the course is requiredPlease consult the SUMMARY OF REQUIRED HOURS or the specific program brochureAll HS courses shown in the same term are corequisites and all HS courses shown in the preceding term are HS prerequisites [S]


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    HS 230 - Clinic 2

    (5)
    Radiation therapy clinical methodology; develops skills and knowledge in radiation protection and quality assurance, simulation and treatment planning, treatment procedures using multiple megavoltage machines, and patient care and management. Total contact hours: 350. Prereq(s): A prerequisite to all HS courses numbered above 111 is admission into the Radiation Therapy Technology program in which the course is requiredPlease consult the SUMMARY OF REQUIRED HOURS or the specific program brochureAll HS courses shown in the same term are corequisites and all HS courses shown in the preceding term are HS prerequisites [S]


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    HS 233 - Radiation Oncology 2

    (3)
    Concepts of disease, types of growths, causative factors and biologic behavior of neoplastic disease; intro to specific malignant disease entities by site of occurrence; disease processes, staging, and treatment planning philosophy; inter-relating of treatment planning with clinical radiation therapy. Prereq(s): A prerequisite to all HS courses numbered above 111 is admission into the Radiation Therapy Technology program in which the course is requiredPlease consult the SUMMARY OF REQUIRED HOURS or the specific program brochureAll HS courses shown in the same term are corequisites and all HS courses shown in the preceding term are HS prerequisites [Su]


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    HS 240 - Clinic 3

    (6)
    Radiation therapy clinical methodology; develops skills and knowledge in radiation protection and quality assurance, simulation and treatment planning, treatment procedures using multiple megavoltage machines, and patient care and management. Total contact hours: 400. Prereq(s): A prerequisite to all HS courses numbered above 111 is admission into the Radiation Therapy Technology program in which the course is requiredPlease consult the SUMMARY OF REQUIRED HOURS or the specific program brochureAll HS courses shown in the same term are corequisites and all HS courses shown in the preceding term are HS prerequisites [Su]


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    HS 243 - Radiation Biology and Hyperthermia

    (3)
    Intro to medical aspects of radiobiology, including cellular, systemic, and total body responses; somatic and genetic effects of radiation; use of radiobiology in the clinical practice of Radiation Therapy; concept of hyperthermia. Prereq(s): A prerequisite to all HS courses numbered above 111 is admission into the Radiation Therapy Technology program in which the course is requiredPlease consult the SUMMARY OF REQUIRED HOURS or the specific program brochureAll HS courses shown in the same term are corequisites and all HS courses shown in the preceding term are HS prerequisites [Su]


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    HS 299 - Special Topics in Allied Health

    (1-3)
    Selected topics of interest in allied health; repeat able for credit on different topics. Prereq(s): A prerequisite to all HS courses numbered above 111 is admission into the Radiation Therapy Technology program in which the course is requiredPlease consult the SUMMARY OF REQUIRED HOURS or the specific program brochureAll HS courses shown in the same term are corequisites and all HS courses shown in the preceding term are HS prerequisitesInstructor's consent [on demand]


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History

  
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    HIST 2010 - Early United States History

    (3)
    Survey of United States history; focus on political, diplomatic, economic, social, cultural and intellectual phases of American life in its regional, national, and international aspects through Reconstruction.  [E] Note(s): Fulfills a General Education requirement. ► "common"  Tennessee's public Universal Transfer courses.


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    HIST 2020 - Modern United States History

    (3)
    Survey of United States history; focus on political, diplomatic, economic, social, cultural and intellectual phases of American life in its regional, national, and international aspects since 1877. [E] Note(s):

    Fulfills a General Education requirement. ► "common"  Tennessee's public Universal Transfer courses.


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    HIST 2030 - Tennessee History

    (3)
    Survey of the state's history from its beginnings to the present; consideration of its social development, population, economy, political life, and geography. [on demand] Note(s): Fulfills a General Education requirement. ► "common"  Tennessee's public Universal Transfer courses.


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    HIST 2050 - Appalachian History: From the 14th Century to the Present

    (3)
    Examines the theme of continuity and change in the Southern and Central Appalachian region from colonial times to present. States included in this study are western Virginia, eastern Kentucky, western North Carolina, eastern Tennessee, northern Georgia, northern Alabama, and southern West Virginia. [F, S]


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    HIST 2130 - African American History

    (3)
    Study of black people in America from their African origins to the present; highlights and unique nature of the Black Experience in America; the structure, problems, and potential of the Black Community; intro to thoughts and contributions of Black leaders. [on demand] Note(s): Fulfills a General Education requirement.


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    HIST 2210 - Early Western Civilization

    (3)
    Survey of political, economic, social, cultural, religious, and intellectual history of mankind that has influenced Western Civilization. To 1715. [on demand] Note(s): Fulfills a General Education requirement. ► "common"  Tennessee's public Universal Transfer courses.


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    HIST 2220 - Modern Western Civilization

    (3)
    Survey of political, economic, social, cultural, religious, and intellectual history of mankind that has influenced Western Civilization. From 1715. [on demand] Note(s):

    Fulfills a General Education requirement. ► "common"  Tennessee's public Universal Transfer courses.


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    HIST 2310 - Early World History

    (3)
    Survey of political, economic, social, cultural, religious, and intellectual history of world civilizations. To 1500. [E] Note(s):

    Fulfills a General Education requirement. ► "common"  Tennessee's public Universal Transfer courses.


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    HIST 2320 - Modern World History

    (3)
    Survey of political, economic, social, cultural, religious, and intellectual history of world civilizations. From 1500. [E] Note(s): Fulfills a General Education requirement. ► "common"  Tennessee's public Universal Transfer courses.


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    HIST 2530 - The Holocaust and Jewish Civilization

    (3)
    Chronicles the origins, progression, and culmination of the Holocaust and grapples with questions and issues surrounding this human catastrophe; endeavors to understand the rich European Jewish heritage and civilization virtually destroyed and to analyze the continuing impact of modern racial nationalism in the world today. [on demand]


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    HIST 2990 - Special Topics in History

    (1-3)
    Specific topics of traditional and current historical interest; includes relevant political and social developments and issues; repeatable for credit on different topics. [on demand]


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Homeland Security

  
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    HMSC 230 - Terrorism and the Law

    (3)
    This course is an in-depth analysis of federal and state law as they pertain to the study of terrorism. Topics include search and seizure issues, privacy laws, the Patriot Act, Constitutional issues with reference to terrorism investigation/prevention, and criminal procedure. [F]


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    HMSC 240 - Terrorism Prevention

    (3)
    This course provides an overview of the various methods of monitoring for and detection of chemical, biological, and radiological hazards. Related topics include target identification, target protection techniques, and information assimilation and analysis. [F]


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Human Services

  
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    SWRK 130 - Substance Abuse Theories

    (3)
    Social, political, physiological, and behavioral implications of alcohol/drug abuse; theories of drug-alcohol addiction stages, dynamics and nature of psychoactive substances, and theories/methods of substance abuse prevention; focus on family dynamic models, co-dependency, and disease concept. [F, S]


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    SWRK 135 - Special Topics in Human Services

    (1-3)
    Specific topics of interest in human services and social welfare; repeatable for credit on different topics. [on demand]


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    SWRK 210 - Methods of Human Service Practice

    (3)
    Multi-disciplinary approach to development of understanding of the roles, treatment modalities, and practice settings in which human services specialists may be involved. Prereq(s): SWRK 2010 [F, S]


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    SWRK 219 - Family Systems

    (3)
    Examination of interpersonal interaction patterns in functional and dysfunctional families and their problems in contemporary American society; focus on examining emotional and physical abuse, drug addiction, alternative life styles, and changing sex roles. [F, S]


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    SWRK 220 - Human Services Practicum

    (6)
    Minimum of 200 hours supervised field instruction in social agencies dealing directly with human problems; student applies and demonstrates appropriate mastery of necessary knowledge/skills required for beginning practice; in-class activities include on-campus seminars. Prereq(s): SWRK 2010 Concurrent: SWRK 210. [F, S]


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    SWRK 235 - Methods of Substance Abuse Treatment

    (3)
    Theory and practice of alcohol and/or drug addiction treatment approaches; focus on understanding of wellness and the whole person, stages of recovery, discharge assessment, and community resources. [on demand]


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    SWRK 245 - Introduction to Counseling

    (3)
    Comparative analysis of major theoretical approaches to counseling and psychotherapy practice; psychodynamic, behavioral, cognitive behavioral, gestalt, transactional analysis, rational-emotive therapy and systems theory. [F, S]


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    SWRK 2010 - Introduction to Social Work

    (4)
    Intro and orientation to social welfare; focus on professional values/ethics and the diversity of groups served; historical development and present structure; minimum of 45 observation hours and supervised volunteer service in appropriate settings required. [F, S] Note(s): ►


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    SWRK 2040 - Interviewing Skills

    (4)
    Intro to social and psychological concepts and techniques of therapeutic communication, including individual and group process dynamics. Practice in interviewing skills, active listening, reflective techniques, and establishing therapeutic relationships in both individual and group settings through the use of humanistic psychology. Concurrent: SWRK 2010. [F, S] Note(s): ►


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Humanities

  
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    ENGL 2160 - Mythology

    (3)
    Cross-cultural survey of the creation, hero, and fertility myths of diverse cultures including Middle Eastern, European, African, Asian, and North and South American; study of Classical Greek Mythology. [F, S] Note(s): Fulfills a General Education requirement.


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    HUM 1010 - Early Humanities

    (3)
    Historical approach to pivotal ideas, systems of thought, and creations of the Western world (e.g., music, drama, painting, sculpture, architecture, and literature) as reflections of the culture that produced them. From antiquity to 1600 A.D. [E] Note(s):  Fulfills a General Education requirement.


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    HUM 1020 - Modern Humanities

    (3)
    Historical approach to pivotal ideas, systems of thought, and creations of the Western world (e.g., music, drama, painting, sculpture, architecture, and literature) as reflections of the culture that produced them. From 1600 to present. [F, S] Note(s): Fulfills a General Education requirement.


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    HUM 1110 - Latino Cultures in the US

    (3)
    This is an entry level course focused on the history, culture and language of Latinos in the United States. Its purpose is to provide students with basic skills to understand the diverse array of the Latino cultures, and their contribution to the American humanities throughout time. The course provides opportunities to meaningfully interact with a key ethnic minority in the Unites States. Fulfills a General Education requirement. [F,S] Note(s): This course is taught in English.


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    HUM 2990 - Special Topics in Humanities

    (3)
    Specific topics of traditional and current relevance in Humanities disciplines; repeatable for credit on different topics. Prereq(s): ENGL-1010 [on demand]


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Industrial Electricity

  
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    IE 000 - Industrial Electricity


    1st Semester

    Introduction to the electrical trade, electrical safety, electrical theory DC /AC, National electrical code, Blueprint reading, conduit bending, electrical test equipment, cable tray, motors.

    2nd Semester

    Conductor Terminations, Grounding and bonding, residential electrical services, overcurrent protection, Lighting, hazardous locations, distribution equipment, Transformers, Health Care Facilities, Standby and Emergency Systems, Heat Tracing, Special Locations for NEC code.

    3rd semester

    Fire alarm systems, Specialty Transformers, HVAC Controls, Medium-Voltage Terminations, Motor Operation and Maintenance, Advanced Motor Control, Programmable Logic Control.

      [E]


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Industrial Electronics

  
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    ER 000 - Industrial Electronics


    1st Semester:

    The student will be trained in construction materials and methods, conduit bending, electrical safety, electrical test equipment, electrical blueprints, voice and data systems, codes and standards, direct current theory, alternatins current theory; 30 clock hours/week. [E]

    2nd Semester:

    The student will be trained electrical safety, electrical blueprints, codes and standards and, buses and networks, fiber optics, video systems, wireless communication, semiconductors and integrates circuits, rack assembly and media management systems; 30 clock hours/week. [E]

    3rd Semester:

    The student will be trained in electrical safety, codes and standards, fire alarm systems, intrusion detection systems, media management systems, maintenance and repair, audio and video systems, broadband systems, media management, residential and commercial building networks, and motor control concepts; 30 clock hours/week. [E]


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Industrial Maintenance Technology

  
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    MECH 1310 - Electrical Components

    (3)
    A study of basic electrical components in a mechatronic system. Topics include basic functions and physical properties of electrical components to include: electrical tools and instruments, electrical test equipment, 3-phase systems, single phase and three phase AC motors, DC motors, electrical conductors, and basic wiring techniques.  Electrical circuits are analyzed through the use of electrical test equipment and procedures. Contact hours: 5. [F,S] Note(s): There are NO LEVEL OF PREPAREDNESS REQUIREMENTS IN ANY SUBJECT for this course.


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Information Systems

  
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    CISP 1010 - Computer Science 1

    (4)
    The first of a two-semester sequence using a high-level programming language; covers language constructs and simple data structures such as arrays and strings. This course includes an introduction to object-oriented programming concepts with an emphasis on problem solving using the language and principles of structured software development. Contact Hours Per Week: 4. Student must be AT COLLEGE LEVEL IN ALL AREAS to take this course. Prereq(s): CITC 1301 or Instructor's Consent. [F,S, SU] Note(s): ►


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    CISP 1020 - Computer Science 2

    (4)
    The second semester of a two-semester sequence using a high-level programming language. Topics include more advanced object-oriented programming techniques such as records, recursion, pointers, stacks and queues, linked lists, trees, and sorting and searching. Student must be AT COLLEGE LEVEL IN ALL AREAS to take this course. Contact hours per week: 4. Prereq(s): CISP 1010 [F, S. SU] Note(s): ►


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    INFS 1010 - Computer Applications

    (3)
    Information about the nature of a computer applied to the roles that computers play in society; intro to the use and operation of microcomputers and commercial applications software packages; basic components of a computer, computer applications, data processing careers, electronic spreadsheets, databases, intro to word processing, and issues in computing. [E] Note(s): There are allowances for the student to be below college level in some areas of study; English (ACT subscore of <18 acceptable); Math (ACT subscore of <19 acceptable).


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