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.

 

Paralegal Studies

  
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    LEGL 2380 - Civil Litigation Skills 1

    (3)
    An introduction to civil litigation and practices in federal and state courts and practical law office skills. Concurrent: LEGL 1320 [F,S]


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    LEGL 2385 - Civil Litigation Skills 2

    (3)
    A project-oriented course designed for students to draft pleadings and legal documents in conformity with state and federal rules of procedure as well as local, state and federal court rules. Contact hrs: 3. Concurrent: LEGL 1315, LEGL 1330 {S} Note(s): Total Contact Hours Per Week:3 Allow for student to be below college-level Math.


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    LEGL 2390 - Legal Internship

    (3)
    Supervised practical experience in a legal environment in which the student is assigned definite paralegal tasks and responsibilities. Classroom instruction is arranged to support the field experience. Prereq(s): Program Director's consent. [E]


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Pharmacy Technician

  
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    PC 101 - Introduction to Pharmacy Practice

    (3)
    Intro to pharmacy practice and the health care system; focus on pharmacy technicians' role and relationship with pharmacists; written and oral communication skills to deal with other health care professionals and patients; automation, computer use, and technology used in pharmacy practice; managed care medicine and health care organizations; generic and brand names of top 200 drugs; class 2 hours, lab 3 hours. [F]


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    PC 105 - Pharmacy Law and Ethics

    (3)
    Intro to pharmacy law history and application of laws governing duties delegated to pharmacy technicians; state and federal laws pertaining to pharmacy practice and drug distribution discussed. [F]


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    PC 107 - Pharmacology and Therapeutics 1

    (4)
    A course that provides a practical knowledge of the general therapeutic classes of drugs and their interactions with the human body. Emphasis on drug classifications, dosages and routes of administration as well as some of the major side effects of medications. Prereq(s): DSPM 0800, DSPW 0800, DSPR 0800 [F]


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    PC 110 - Pharmaceutical Calculations

    (4)
    Basic math computations with Roman numerals; addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of whole numbers and fractions; pharmacy measurement systems (metric, apothecary, and avoirdupois); interpretation of numeric symbols and Latin abbreviations; medical terms, symbols, and abbreviations used in pharmacy practice. [S]


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    PC 115 - Introduction to Human Biology

    (4)
    Structure and function of the human body; focus on cells, tissues, and circulatory, respiratory, digestive, nervous, cardiovascular, endocrine, and reproductive systems; class 3 hours, lab 3 hours. [F] Note(s): Credit will not be allowed for both PC 115 and BIOL 1060.


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    PC 201 - Pharmacology and Therapeutics 2

    (4)
    A course that provides a practical knowledge of the general therapeutic classes of drugs and their interactions with the human body. Emphasis on drug classifications, dosages and routes of administration as well as some of the major side effects of medication. Prereq(s): PC 101, PC 115, PC 107 [S]


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    PC 205 - Pharmacy Practice

    (5)
    Review of prescriptions for accuracy; gathering patient information; entering information into data processing; preparing labels; counting, measuring, or admixing of drug products; pricing and third party billing, and maintaining records; ordering, stocking, returning drug products, medication distribution and control, and compounding with a heavy focus on sterile products and IV admixture; class 3 hours, lab 5 hours. Coreq(s): PC-110 [S]


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    PHRX 220 - Pharmacy Practice Clinical Rotations

    (4)
    Clinical experience in local institutional and community pharmacies to observe and practice basic pharmacy practice skills learned in class and through lab participation; students under supervision of a registered pharmacist; seminar 2 hours, clinical experience 24 hours. Prereq(s): PC-110, 201, 205 [Su]


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    PHRX 1010 - Introduction to Pharmacy Practice

    (3)
    This course is an introduction to pharmacy practice and the healthcare systems with emphasis on the roll of pharmacy technicians and the relationship with phamacicts. Importance of written and oral communication skills to deal with other health care professionals and patients, automation, computer use, and technology used in pharmacy practice, managed and health care organizations, generic and brand names of top 200 durgs. Contact hours: 5. Prereq(s): Must be enrolled in Pharmacy Technician program. College level English and Reading. Math priority college level or MATH 0030 or MATH 0530 as corequisite. Concurrent: PHRX 1050, PHRX 2010, PHRX 1030 [F] Note(s): Allow for the student to be below college level Math.


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    PHRX 1020 - Pharmacy Practice 2


    The course is an advanced study of pharmacy practice and the healtcare systems. Topics include review of prescriptions for accuracy; gathering patient information; entering information into data processing; preparing labels; counting, measuring, or admixing of drug products; pricing and third party billing, and maintaining records; ordering, stocking, returning drug products, medication distribution and control, and advanced compounding. Contact Hours: 5. Prereq(s): Must be accepted and fully enrolled in the Pharmacy Technician program. College level English and Reading. College level Math priority, or MATH 0030 or MATH 0530 as a co-requisite. [S] Note(s): Allow for the student to be below college-level Math.


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    PHRX 1030 - Pharmacy Calculations

    (4)
    This course will include mathematical computations essential to pharmacy technicians in a variety of settings. Basic skills involving Roman numerals; addition, subtraction, multiplcation, and division of whole numbers and fractions including the use of pharmacy measurement systems (Metric, Apothecary, Avoirdupois); interpretation of numeric symbols and latin abbreviations; medical terms, symbols, and abbreviations used in pharmacy practice.  Contact hours: 4. Prereq(s): Student must be enrolled in Pharmacy Technician program. College Level required in English and Reading. Math priority college level or MATH 0030 or MATH 0530 as co-requisite. Concurrent: PHRX 1010, PHRX 2010, PHRX 1050 [F] Note(s): Allow for the student to be below college-level Math.


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    PHRX 1050 - Pharmacy Law and Ethics

    (3)
    The course will discuss Tennessee state and federal laws which govern the practice of pharmacy. Students will understand the rolls of a licensed pharmacist and of pharmacy technicians in various practice settings, laws pertaining to medication safety, distribution, and patient confidentiality.  Contact hours: 3. Prereq(s): Must be enrolled in the Pharmacy Technician program. College level required in English and Reading. Math priority college level or MATH 0300 or MATH 0530 as co-requisite. Concurrent: PHRX 1010, PHRX 2010, PHRX 1030 [F] Note(s): Allow for the student to be below college-level Math.


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    PHRX 1060 - Entry-Level Pharmacy Experience

    (2)
    This course provides Entry-level experience in pharmacy practice sites.  Contact hrs: 16 for 8 weeks of 130 hours. Concurrent: PHRX 1010 Introduction to Pharmacy Practice, PHRX 2010 Pharmacology and Therapeutics, PHRX 1050 Pharmacy Law and Ethics, PHRX 1030 Pharmacy Calculations (F, S, On Demand) Note(s): There are NO LEVEL OF PREPAREDNESS REQUIREMENTS IN ANY SUBJECT to take this course.


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    PHRX 2010 - Pharmacology and Therapeutics

    (4)
    A course that provides a practical knowledge of the general therapeutic classes of drugs and their interactions with the human body. Emphasis on drug classifications, dosages and routes of administration as well as some of the major side effects of medications. The course provides an overview of the anatomy, physiology, and function of the human body as it relates to pharmacology topics. Master of the brand, generic, and indications of the Top 200 prescription drugs.  Total Contact Hours: 4. Prereq(s): Must be enrolled in the Pharmacy Technician Program. College level English and Reading. Math priority college level or MATH 0300 or MATH 0530 as co requisite. Concurrent: PHRX 1010, PHRX 1050, PHRX 1030 [F] Note(s): Allow for the student to be below college-level Math.


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    PHRX 2020 - Pharmacology and Therapeutics 2

    (4)


    The course presents a continuation of practical knowledge of the general therapeutic classes of drugs and their interactions with the human body. Emphasis on drug classifications, dosages and routes of administration, side effects, interactions, and precautions of prescription and nonprescription drugs. The course provides an overview of the anatomy, physiology, and function of the human body as it relates to pharmacology topics. Mastery of the brand, generic, and indications of the Top 200 prescription drugs.  Prereq(s): PHRX 1010, PHRX 2010, PHRX 1030, PHRX 1050. Must be accepted and fully enrolled in the Pharmacy Technician Program. [S] Note(s): Allow for the student to be below college-level Math.


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    PHRX 2030 - Sterile Products

    (4)
    This course will provide an understanding of the fundamentals of sterile product preparation. Students will perform and simulate procedures related to sterile compounding.  Contact Hours: 4. Prereq(s): Must be enrolled in the Pharmacy Technician Program. College level English and Reading. Math priority college level or MATH 0030 or MATH 0530 as co-requisite. Concurrent: PHRX 1020, PHRX 2020 [S] Note(s): Allow for the student to be below college-level Math.


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    PHRX 2100 - Clinical Pharmacy Experience

    (4)
    This course provides practical experience in area pharmacy practice sites. Clinical experience in local institutional and community pharmacies to observe and practice basic pharmacy practice skills learned in the classroom and through labratory participation. Students are under the supervision of a registered pharmacist.  Contact Hours: 24. Prereq(s): Must be enrolled in the Pharmacy Technician Program. Students are required to successfully complete spring program courses with a "C" or higher. Concurrent: PHRX 2110 [SU] Note(s): Student must be AT COLLEGE LEVEL IN ALL AREAS to take this course.


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    PHRX 2110 - Pharmacy Technology Seminar

    (2)


    This course is designed to prepare students for national pharmacy technician certification.  Coursework will include practice board exams and test-taking strategies. Career development will emphasize resume building, interview skills, and other skills pertinent to healthcare professionals. In addition, students will review and complete a cumulative test over the top 200 brand and generic medications. Course concludes with a mandatory two-day board review. Contact Hours: 3.

      Prereq(s): Must be enrolled in Pharmacy Technician Program. Students are required to successfully complete spring program with a "C" or higher. [Su] Note(s): Student must be AT COLLEGE LEVEL IN ALL AREAS to take this course.


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Philosophy

  
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    PHIL 1030 - Introduction to Philosophy

    (3)
    An introduction to life's fundamental questions. Addresses issues pertaining to rationality, value, knowledge, and reality. Prereq(s): ENGL-1010 [E] Note(s): Fulfills a General Education requirement ►"common" Tennessee Public University Transfer Course.


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    PHIL 1040 - Introduction to Ethics

    (3)
    A study of the challenges faced by traditional morality, the major ethical theories, and moral dimensions of specific issues. Prereq(s): ENGL-1010 [F, S] Note(s): Fulfills a General Education requirement.


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    PHIL 1130 - Critical Thinking

    (3)
    An introduction to practical reasoning and how to think critically. [S]


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    PHIL 2130 - Formal Logic

    (3)
    An introduction to formal deductive logic: syllogistic, modal, propositional, and predicate arguments. [F]


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    PHIL 2430 - Philosophy of Religion

    (3)
    Philosophical examination of religion; issues include the existence and nature of God, relationship between faith and reason, and challenges to religious belief. Prereq(s): ENGL-1010 [on demand]


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    PHIL 2990 - Special Topics in Philosophy

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


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Physical Education (General Courses)

  
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    PE 154 - First Aid and Safety Education

    (3)
    Basic accident prevention principles applied to the home, school, and community; administering immediate and temporary care in the event of injury or sudden illness, focus on cardio-pulmonary resuscitation; may lead to CPR certification. [E]


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    PE 170 - Introduction to Coaching

    (3)
    The course offers an overview of coaching with a focus on practical skills, planning, strategies, motivation, communication styles, responsibilities, and challenges. [F,S]


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    PE 201 - Fitness Instructor Training

    (3)
    Concepts and techniques for designing and practice in teaching all components of a safe and effective group exercise class. [F/S]


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    PE 203 - Introduction to Exercise Science

    (3)
    This course offers an overview of the structure and function of the human body as it relates to exercise science, including metabolism, hormonal and neural control of skeletal muscle, as well as the cardiovascular and respiratory systems. Principles of exercise training along with acute and chronic adaptations to exercise training will be presented in detail. Digestive, urinary, integumentary, and reproductive systems will be presented in less detail. [S]


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    PE 209 - Individual and Team Sports

    (3)
    Teaching techniques of individual and team sports. [S]


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    PE 210 - Introduction to Physical Education

    (3)
    Role of physical activity in American education; historical, political, economic, and social forces affecting physical education and society. [F]


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    PE 211 - Personal and Community Health

    (3)
    Significant information useful in making intelligent decisions about personal health; focus on personal, family, social living, and community health. [S]


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    PE 220 - Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries

    (3)
    Prevention, analysis, prompt diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of common athletic injuries; focus on practical aspects of athletic training within a theoretical framework; lab experiences significant part of course. [F]


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    PE 230 - The Science of Fitness and Wellness

    (3)
    Developing personal responsibility for optimal well being; encompassing health concerns and risk factors, lifestyle behaviors and preventive health measures. This course may not be substituted for a physical education activity class. [F, S] Note(s): Fulfills a General Education requirement.


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    PE 235 - Special Topics in Wellness and Health Promotion

    (1-3)
    Specific topics of interest in wellness and health pro motion fields; repeatable for credit on different topics.


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Physical Education (Activity Courses)

Physical Education Activity courses meet 2 hours per week for each semester hour of credit. To encourage students to develop and maintain an active, healthy lifestyle, designated Physical Education Activity Courses are repeatable for credit, but no more than 6 hours (in any combination) may be applied toward a degree. Each course has a maximum limit as well (see course description).

Adaptive Physical Education

Students with Adaptive Physical Education needs may enroll in any of a number of regular Physical Education activity classes. These classes routinely begin with evaluation of each student’s physical profile and establish a personalized training or conditioning program based on the individual’s needs. A wide range of adaptations may be implemented, limited by considerations of the student’s personal safety and abilities and reasonable and appropriate use of the College’s equipment and facilities.

  
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    PHED 1010 - Cardio Conditioning

    (1)
    A course offering basic instruction in a variety of cardiovascular conditioning exercises. Repeatable for credit. A maximum of two hours may be applied toward a degree. [E]


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    PHED 1020 - Step Aerobics

    (2)
    Repeatable; maximum of 4 hours applicable toward a degree. [on demand]


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    PHED 1030 - Aerobic Kickboxing

    (1)
    Repeatable; maximum of 2 hours applicable toward a degree. [S]


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    PHED 1040 - Indoor Cycling

    (1)
    Basic instruction and practice of indoor cycling on a stationary bike; repeatable, maximum of 2 hours applicable toward a degree. [F, S]


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    PHED 1080 - Introduction to Pilates

    (1)
    A class emphasizing mat exercise that increases muscular strength, tone and flexibility. Repeatable; maximum of 2 hours applicable toward a degree. [F, S]


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    PHED 1085 - Zumba

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    Zumba - a Latin dance style cardio workout. Repeatable; maximum of two hours applicable toward a degree. [F,S]


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    PHED 1090 - Introduction to Yoga

    (1)
    Repeatable; maximum of 2 hours applicable toward a degree. [F, S]


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    PHED 1095 - Power Yoga

    (1)
    Practice in an intense form of yoga; repeatable; maximum of 2 hours applicable toward a degree. [F, S]


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    PHED 1100 - Weight Loss Management

    (1)
    Class will cover the major components of weight loss management through nutrition and physical well being. Repeatable; maximum of 4 hours applicable toward a degree. [F, S]


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    PHED 1110 - Concepts of Wellness

    (1)
    Concepts, understandings, and values of activity as applied to optimal living through wellness; lab in motor activity. [E]


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    PHED 1120 - Strength and Conditioning

    (1)
    Intro to weight training and conditioning; repeatable; maximum of 4 hours applicable toward a degree. [E]


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    PHED 1130 - Fitness for Living

    (2)
    Encompasses strength training, body contouring and toning, aerobic conditioning, and flexibility. Each student's current status will be assessed and progress monitored. Repeatable; maximum of 4 hours applicable toward a degree. [F, S]


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    PHED 1140 - Walking for Fitness

    (2)
    A course designed to improve each student's level of cardiovascular fitness without the possible risks sometimes associated with higher intensity exercise. The Rockport Fitness Walking Test will be utilized in order to design individualized walking programs based on existing levels of cardiovascular fitness. Repeatable; maximum of 4 hours applicable toward a degree. [E]


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    PHED 1150 - Circuit Resistance Training

    (1)
    Basic instruction and practice in the fundamentals of weight training using light hand weights; repeatable; maximum of 2 hours applicable toward a degree. [F, S]


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    PHED 1450 - Beginning Self-Defense

    (1)
    repeatable; maximum of 2 hours applicable toward a degree. [F]


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    PHED 1460 - Self-Defense for Women

    (1)
    repeatable; maximum of 2 hours applicable toward a degree. [S]


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    PHED 1560 - Scuba Diving

    (1)
    Scuba equipment rental not included in course cost; swimming proficiency needed; repeatable; maximum of 2 hours applicable toward a degree. [F, S]


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    PHED 1570 - Backpacking and Hiking

    (1)
    Repeatable; maximum of 2 hours applicable toward a degree; equipment, campsite rental fees, food, and transportation not included in course cost. [F, S]


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    PHED 1740 - Popular Social Dance

    (1)
    Covers the fundamental steps, styling and variations of different social dances selected from the Fox Trot, Waltz, Swing, Polka, Cha- Cha, Tango, Rumba, Samba, Schottische and Country Western. Repeatable; maximum of 4 hours applicable toward a degree. [F]


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    PHED 1760 - BellyDance Fitness

    (1)
    Bellydance Fitness is a bellydance class taught in a group format that promotes active participation to provide fitness benefits. Repeatable; maximum of two hours toward a degree. [F,S]


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    PHED 1820 - Beginning Table Tennis

    (1)
    Repeatable; maximum 2 hours applicable toward a degree. [F, S]


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    PHED 1830 - Racquetball

    (1)
    Repeatable; maximum of 2 hours applicable toward a degree. [F, S]


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    PHED 1840 - Volleyball

    (1)
    Repeatable; maximum 2 hours applicable toward a degree. [S]


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    PHED 1850 - Basketball

    (1)
    Repeatable; maximum 2 hours applicable toward a degree. [F]


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    PHED 1860 - Golf

    (1)
    Repeatable; maximum 2 hours applicable toward a degree. [F]


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    PHED 1870 - Beginning Tennis

    (1)
    [E]


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    PHED 1880 - Intermediate Tennis

    (1)
    [on demand]


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    PHED 1895 - Bowling

    (1)
    Repeatable; maximum of 2 hours applicable toward a degree. [F, S]


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    PHED 1990 - Special Topics: Physical Education Activity

    (1-2)
    Repeatable for credit on different topics; maximum of 6 hours applicable toward a degree. [on demand]


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Physical Science

  
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    PSCI 1030 - Survey of Physical Science

    (4)
    An inquiry-based learning approach to the physics concepts associated with energy, forces, and motion and the chemical concepts associated with the small particle model and physical and chemical changes. class 3 hours, lab 3 hours. Total contact hours per week: 6. [F, S] Note(s): Student must be AT COLLEGE LEVEL IN ALL AREAS to take this course. Fulfills a General Education requirement. ► "common"  Tennessee's public Universal Transfer courses.


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    PSCI 1310 - Integrated Earth and Space Science

    (3)
    This course is an integrated approach to basic principles from the fields of geology, oceanography, meteorology, and astronomy. Topics include: map interpretation, minerals and rocks, processes acting at the Earth's surface and within the Earth, plate tectonics, geologic time and dating, water movements, ocean floor, weather and climate, composition and motions of the Earth, solar system, phases of the moon, origin and life cycles of stars, and galaxies; class 2 hours, lab 3 hours. Prereq(s): PHYS 1310 and CHEM 1310 [E] Note(s):

    Fulfills a General Education requirement.


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    PSCI 2990 - Special Topics in Science

    (1-4)
    Study of a specific topic in science; repeatable for credit on different topics. Prereq(s): Department head and instructor's consent [on demand]


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Physical Therapist Assistant

Admission to the Physical Therapist Assistant Program is a prerequisite for all PT courses. Please consult the SUMMARY OF REQUIRED HOURS; all PT courses shown in the same term are corequisites, all PT courses shown in the preceding term(s) are PT prerequisites, and all BIOL and PHYS courses are pre/corequisites to PT courses as shown.

  
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    PTAT 111 - Clinical Practice 1

    (2)
    Clinical experience in local health care facilities to observe and practice basic physical therapy skills and interventions learned in the classroom and laboratory participation. Students are under the direct supervision of a licensed physical therapist or a licensed physical therapist assistant; clinic hours: 8/week; Satisfactory/No Credit grading; liability insurance required. [S]


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    PTAT 112 - Pathological Conditions

    (3)
    A survey of diseases and injuries treated by physical therapy. Associated medical or surgical treatment of these conditions as well as physical therapy treatment for specific conditions are covered. [S]


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    PTAT 115 - Physical Therapy Procedures I

    (5)
    The first of a series of courses designed to teach students skillful knowledge and performance of basic physical therapy principles, interventions and modality techniques; class 3 hours, lab hours: 6; liability insurance required.  [F]


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    PTAT 123 - Functional Anatomy

    (4)
    A course designed to integrates muscle innervation, position, and function of the musculoskeletal system for specific joints and their muscular components. Students are taught palpation skills, joint range of motion, goniometric measurement and manual muscle testing. Biomechanical concepts are also integrated with this course as they relate to simple movement analysis and kinesiology; class 3 hours, lab 3 hours. [F]


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    PTAT 125 - Physical Therapy Procedures 2

    (4)
    A continuation of Physical Therapy Procedures I (PT 115), emphasizing the principles and uses of spinal traction and exercises, electrical stimulation, iontophoresis, biofeedback, pain control, protocol exercise routines and review of manual muscle testing; class 3 hours, lab hours: 3; liability insurance required.  [S]


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    PTAT 201 - Physical Therapy Seminar

    (2)
    Critique sessions concerning physical therapy interventions and clinic participation. The students prepare presentations on Physical Therapy interventions for specific pathologies and review the process for licensure. [S]


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    PTAT 205 - Therapeutic Exercise

    (5)
    This course is designed to teach the principles and uses of therapeutic exercises and exercise equipment options. The course includes special assessment procedures, exercise techniques, neurodevelopmental exercises, and techniques utilized in specific conditions. An  introduction to orthotics, prosthetics, splinting as well as gait analysis is included; class 3 hours, lab 6 hours. [F]


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    PTAT 210 - Clinical Practice 2

    (4)
    A continuation of PT 111 where students work under the direct, on premise supervision of a physical therapist or physical therapist assistant to gain experience in the skills and interventions learned in class and laboratory; clinic hours: 16/week; Satisfactory/No Credit grading; liability insurance required. [F]


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    PTAT 221 - Clinical Practice 3

    (10)
    A continuation of PTAT 210 - Clinic Practice II, where students apply the skills learned in class and laboratory. Students will always be under the direct, on premise supervision of a physical therapist or physical therapist assistant; clinic hours: 32/week; Satisfactory/No Credit grading; liability insurance required. [S]


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    PTAT 2120 - Special Topics for the Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA)

    (1)
    This course introduces the student to a variety of special topics germane to physical therapy. Contact hours: (2). Prereq(s): PTAT 2520, PTAT 2530, PTAT 2290, PTAT 2291 Coreq(s): PTAT 2280, PTAT 2492, PTAT 2493 Concurrent: Humanities Elective (S) Note(s): Student must be AT COLLEGE LEVEL IN ALL AREAS to take this course.


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    PTAT 2170 - Professional Development for the Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA)

    (1)
    This course prepares the PTA student for skills needed to be successful in the broader domain of the health care workforce, with a focus on those attributes and behaviors that apply to the PTA within the clinical environment. Contact hours: 1. Prereq(s): PTAT 2410, PTAT 2200, PTAT 2460 Coreq(s): PTAT 2440, PTAT 2510, PTAT 2190 Concurrent: BIOL 2020 [S] Note(s): Student mst be AT COLLEGE LEVEL IN ALL AREAS to take this course.


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    PTAT 2190 - Integrated Clinical Education 1

    (1)
    Integrated clinical education experiences consist of the student's supervised clinical practice of previously learned PTA duties and functions in a physical therapy practice setting under the direction of a licensed physical therapist or physical therapist assistant. Students are required to achieve the program's clinical performance expectations by the end of the clinical education experience. Contact hours: 8. Prereq(s): PTAT 2200, PTAT 2410, PTAT 2460, PHYS 1030/or/PHYS 2010/or/PHYS 2110 Coreq(s): PTAT 2170, PTAT 2440, PTAT 2510 Concurrent: BIOL 2020 Note(s): Student must be AT COLLEGE LEVEL IN ALL AREAS to take this course.


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    PTAT 2200 - Introduction to Physical Therapy

    (2)
    A course designed to familiarize the students with the history, function, purpose of physical therapy and the role of the physical therapist assistant -- PTAs role in ethics, medical-legal issues, medical terminology, administration and communications skills with all clients/patients and other care providers. Total Contact hours: 2. Prereq(s): BIOL 2010, ENGL 1010, MATH general elective, PSYC 1030/or/SOCI 1010 Coreq(s): PTAT 2410, PTAT 2460 Concurrent: Phys 1030/or/PHYS 2010/or/PHYS 2110 (F)


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    PTAT 2280 - Seminar for the PTA

    (2)
    This course provides the PTA student with opportunities to bridge previous course work to a variety of unique clinical perspectives within the practice of physical therapy. This course provides continued opportunities to apply prior learning to the transition from student to successful member of the healthcare team. Contact hours: 2. Prereq(s): PTAT 2520, PTAT 2530, PTAT 2290, PTAT 2291 Coreq(s): PTAT 2120, PTAT 2492, PTAT 2493 Concurrent: Humanities general elective (S) Note(s): Student must be AT COLLEGE LEVEL IN ALL AREAS to take this course.


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    PTAT 2290 - Integrated Clinical Ed 2

    (2)
    Integrated clinical education experiences consist of the student's supervised clinical practice of previously learned PTA duties and functions in a physical therapy practice setting under the direction of a licensed physical therapist or physical therapist assistant.  Students are required to achieve the program's clinical performance expectations by the end of the clinical education experience.  Contact hours: 16. Prereq(s): PTAT 2440, PTAT 2510, PTAT 2170, PTAT 2190 Coreq(s): PTAT 2520, PTAT 2291, PTAT 2530 (F) Note(s): Student must be AT COLLEGE LEVEL IN ALL AREAS to take this course.


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    PTAT 2291 - Integrated Clinical Ed 3

    (2)
    Integrated clinical education experiences consist of the student's supervised clinical practice of previously learned PTA duties and functions in a physical therapy practice setting under the direction of a licensed physical therapist or physical therapist assistant. Students are required to achieve the program's clinical performance expectations by the end of the clinical education experience. Contact hours: 16. Prereq(s): PTAT 2440, PTAT 2510, PTAT 2170, PTAT 2190, PTAT 2290 Coreq(s): PTAT 2520, PTAT 2530 [F] Note(s): Student must be AT COLLEGE LEVEL IN ALL AREAS to take this course.


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    PTAT 2410 - Kinesiology for the PTA

    (4)
    A course designed to integrates muscle innervation, position, and function of the musculoskeletal system for specific joints and their muscular components. Students are taught palpation skills, joint range of motion, goniometric measurement and manual muscle testing. Biomechancial concepts are also integrated with this course as they relate to simple movement analysis and kinesiology. Contact hours: 6. Prereq(s): BIOL 2010, ENGL 1010, Math general elective, PSYC 1030/or/SOCI 1010 Coreq(s): PTAT 2200, PTAT 2460, Concurrent: PHYS 1030/or/PHYS 2010/or/PHYS 2110 Note(s): Student must be AT COLLEGE LEVEL IN ALL AREAS to take this course.


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    PTAT 2440 - Biophysical Agents for the PTA

    (4)
    This course includes all current theory and practice of biophysical agents for the physical therapists assistant student. Emphasis will be placed on safe and effective application, physiological effects, intervention parameters and expected outcomes. Contact hours: 6. Prereq(s): PTAT 2410, PTAT 2200, PTAT 2460 Coreq(s): PTAT 2170, PTAT 2190, PTAT 2510 Concurrent: BIOL 2020 [S] Note(s): Student must be AT COLLEGE LEVEL IN ALL AREAS to take this course.


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    PTAT 2460 - Patient Care Skills for the PTA

    (4)
    This course includes all of the fundamental patient care skills, selected data collection and physical therapy interventions for the physical therapist assistant student. Contact hours: 5. Prereq(s): Biol 2010, ENGL 1010, MATH - college level, PSYC 1030/or/SOCI 1010 Coreq(s): PTAT 2200, PTAT 2410 Concurrent: PHYS 1030/orPHYS 2010/or/PHYS 2110 [F] Note(s): Student must be AT COLLEGE LEVEL IN ALL AREAS to take this course.


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    PTAT 2492 - Terminal Clinical Ed 1

    (4)
    Terminal clinical education experiences consist of the student's supervised clinical practice of previously learned TPA duties and functions in a physical therapy practice setting under the direction of a licensed physical therapist or physical therapist assistant. Students are required to achieve the program's specific clinical performance expectations by the end of the clinical education experience. Contact hours: 32. Prereq(s): PTAT 2620, PTAT 2290, PTAT 2201, PTAT 2630 Coreq(s): PTAT 2280, PTAT 2120, PTAT 2493 Concurrent: Humanities general elective [S] Note(s): Student must be AT COLLEGE LEVEL IN ALL AREAS to take this course.


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    PTAT 2493 - Terminal Clinical Ed 2

    (4)
    Terminal clinical education experiences consist of the student's supervised clinical practice of previously learned PTA duties and functions in a physical therapy practice setting under the direction of a licensed physical therapist or physical therapist assistant. Students are required to achieve the program's specific clinical performance expectations by the end of the clinical education experience. Contact hours: 32. Prereq(s): PTAT 2520, PTAT 2290, PTAT 2291, PTAT 2530 Coreq(s): PTAT 2280, PTAT 2120, PTAT 2492 Concurrent: Humanities general elective [S] Note(s): Student must be AT COLLEGE LEVEL IN ALL AREAS to take this course.


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    PTAT 2510 - Musculoskeletal Conditions and Treatment for the PTA

    (5)
    This course introduces the PTA student to common musculoskeletal pathologies, contemporary rehabilitation concepts, and accepted therapeutic interventions for these conditions. Emphasis will be placed on safe and effective application of specific orthopedic treatment interventions and data collection. Contact hours: 7. Prereq(s): PTAT 2410, PTAT 2200, PTAT 2460, PHYS 1030/or/PHYS 2010/or/PHYS 2110 Coreq(s): PTAT 2440, PTAT 2170, PTAT 2190 Concurrent: BIOL 2020 [S] Note(s): Student must be AT COLLEGE LEVEL IN ALL AREAS to take this course.


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    PTAT 2520 - Neuromuscular Conditions and Treatment for the PTA

    (5)
    This course introduces the PTA student to common neuromuscular pathologies, contemporary rehabilitation concepts, and accepted therapeutic interventions for these conditions. Emphasis will be placed on safe and effective application of specific neuromuscular treatment interventions and data collection. Contact hours: 7. Prereq(s): PTAT 2170, PTAT 2440, PTAT 2510, PTAT 2190, BIOL 2020 Coreq(s): PTAT 2530, PTAT 2290, PTAT 2291 [S]


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    PTAT 2530 - Medical Surgical Conditions and Treatment for the PTA

    (5)
    This course introduces the PTA student to common medical and surgical pathologies of various body systems, contemporary rehabilitation concepts, and accepted therapeutic interventions for these conditions. Emphasis will be placed on safe and effective application of related treatment interventions and data collection. Contact hours: 5. Prereq(s): PTAT 2440, PTAT 2510, PTAT 2170, PTAT 2190 [F] Note(s): Student must be AT COLLEGE LEVEL IN ALL AREAS to take this course.


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Physics

  
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    PHYS 1030 - Concepts of Physics

    (4)
    One semester intro physics course for nonscience and non-engineering majors; focus on the nature of physics and applying basic physics concepts in everyday life experience and work; math limited to basic algebra required to understand and apply physics concepts; mechanical motion, energy, temperature and heat, fluids, electricity, magnetism, wave motion and optics; class 3 hours, lab 3 hours. Total contact hours per week: 6. [E] Note(s): Allow for the student to be below college-level English. Fulfills a General Education requirement.


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    PHYS 1310 - Integrated Physics

    (3)
    An integrated approach to the physics concepts associated with force and motion, energy, heat and temperature, sound, light, electricity and magnetism using guided student inquiry. Connections of these physics concepts to other fields of science like chemistry, biology, geology, and earth science will be made; lab 3 hours, class 2 hours. [E] Note(s):

    Fulfills a General Education requirement.


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    PHYS 2010 - Non-Calculus Physics 1

    (4)
    Algebra-based physics for engineering technology and pre-professional majors; class 3 hours, lab 3 hours. Mechanics, heat and thermodynamics. Coreq(s): MATH-1720 Concurrent: MATH 1720 [F] Note(s):

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


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    PHYS 2020 - Non-Calculus Physics 2

    (4)
    Algebra-based physics for engineering technology and pre-professional majors; class 3 hours, lab 3 hours. Electricity and magnetism, ray and wave optics. Prereq(s): PHYS 2010 [S] Note(s): Fulfills a General Education requirement. ► "common"  Tennessee's public Universal Transfer courses.


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    PHYS 2110 - Calculus-Based Physics 1

    (4)
    Calculus-based physics; for engineering and science majors; class 3 hours, lab 3 hours. Mechanics: statics, kinematics, work, energy, power, momentum, conservation laws, heat, rotation and harmonic motion, and thermodynamics. Prereq(s): MATH 1910 Concurrent: MATH 1920 [F] Note(s): Fulfills a General Education requirement. ► "common"  Tennessee's public Universal Transfer courses.


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    PHYS 2120 - Calculus-Based Physics 2

    (4)
    Calculus-based physics; for engineering and science majors; class 3 hours, lab 3 hours. Electrostatics, fields and potentials, electromotive force, AC/DC circuits, electromagnetism, capacitance and inductance, and electromagnetic waves.  Prereq(s): PHYS 2110 or [ENGR 1030/ENGR 1130 and MATH 1920]. [S] Note(s): Fulfills a General Education requirement. ► "common"  Tennessee's public Universal Transfer courses.


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Plumbing

  
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    PM 000 - Plumbing


    This program will provide the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities in the safe and efficient performance of the residential plumbing profession. Training will be competency based in accordance with the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) curriculum and local plumbing code(s). Training will consist of a specified common core and required competencies according to curricula. Training will include hands-on instruction and will require students to demonstrate learning outcomes through performance oriented evaluations. 1290 clock hours.


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