2015-2016 Catalog 
    
    Dec 13, 2019  
2015-2016 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


 

Accounting

  
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    ACCT 1010 - Principles of Accounting I


    (Formerly ACCT 1104)
    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    An introduction to accounting principles, practices, and techniques with an emphasis on the preparation and reporting of financial statements. Prerequisite(s): Level 2 placement in Math and Reading .

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring, Summer

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    ACCT 1020 - Principles of Accounting II


    (Formerly ACCT 1105)
    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    A continuation of ACCT 1010 - Principles of Accounting I . Introduces the preparation and use of managerial and cost accounting concepts utilized in planning and controlling operations. Prerequisite(s): ACCT 1010  with a grade of “C” or higher

    Semester Availability: All

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    ACCT 1371 - Accounting Spreadsheets I


    (Formerly ACCT 2600 - Spreadsheet Applications)
    3 Credits
    2 Class Hours, 2 Lab Hours

    Prepares students to solve a wide range of accounting and business application problems using a popular spreadsheet package. Prerequisite(s): INFS 1010  with a grade of “C” or higher.

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    ACCT 2301 - Payroll Accounting


    (Formerly ACCT 2200)
    3 Credits
    2 Class Hours, 2 Lab Hours

    An introduction to payroll procedures and laws affecting payroll operations and employment practices, including compliance reporting. Prerequisite(s): ACCT 1010  and INFS 1010  with a grade of “C” or higher.

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    ACCT 2321 - Intermediate Accounting I


    (Formerly ACCT 2154)
    3 Credits
    2 Class Hours, 2 Lab Hours

    An in-depth study of the conceptual framework of accounting theory and the preparation of financial statements and financial disclosures. Topics include income measurement and profitability analysis, time value of money, cash and receivables, measurement and valuation of inventory and cost of goods sold, and accounting for plant assets and intangibles. Prerequisite(s): ACCT 1020  and INFS 1010  with a grade of “C” or higher.

    Semester Availability: Fall

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    ACCT 2322 - Intermediate Accounting II


    (Formerly ACCT 2164)
    3 Credits
    2 Class Hours, 2 Lab Hours

    A continuation of ACCT 2321 - Intermediate Accounting I . Topics include accounting for debt and equity financing; acquisition, utilization, and retirement of non-current assets; investments in debt and equity securities; revenue recognition; lease accounting; pensions; financial reporting and analysis; and accounting changes and error corrections. Prerequisite(s): ACCT 2321  with a grade of “C” or higher.

    Semester Availability: Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    ACCT 2331 - Tax Accounting


    (Formerly ACCT 2350 - Taxation)
    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    An introduction to basic taxation principles and applications. Topics include history of taxation, tax legislation, federal and state regulations, preparation of tax forms, and other tax matters. Prerequisite(s): ACCT 1020  with a grade of “C” or higher.

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    ACCT 2351 - Auditing


    (Formerly ACCT 2740)
    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    A study of auditing theory and practices with emphasis on problems that auditors may encounter in the course of an audit. Topics include verifying accounting data, internal controls, and auditor liability in the preparation of audit reports. Prerequisite(s): ACCT 1020  with a grade of “C” or higher.

    Semester Availability: Fall

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    ACCT 2381 - Accounting Databases


    (Formerly ACCT 2840 - Database Applications)
    3 Credits
    2 Class Hours, 2 Lab Hours

    This course presents the concepts of the accounting information system within a relational database. Prerequisite(s): INFS 1010  and ACCT 1020  with a grade of “C” or higher.

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    ACCT 2382 - Accounting Systems Applications


    (Formerly ACCT 2380)
    3 Credits
    2 Class Hours, 2 Lab Hours

    This course presents the process of setting up and maintaining an accounting information system using computerized accounting software. Prerequisite(s):  ACCT 1010  with a grade of “C” or higher and knowledge of basic computer fundamentals.

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    ACCT 2391 - Special Topics in Accounting


    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    A study of important trends and issues in the field of accounting. Prerequisite(s): ACCT 2321 , ACCT 2301 , and ACCT 1371  with a grade of “C” or higher.

    Semester Availability: Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    ACCT 2399 - Accounting Capstone


    (Formerly ACCT 2900)
    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    A capstone course required for all accounting majors. This course reviews topics covered in courses included in the accounting curriculum. Prerequisite(s): ACCT 2321 , ACCT 2301 , ACCT 2382 , ACCT 2351 , and ACCT 1371  with a grade of “C” or higher. Co-requisite(s): ACCT 2322 , ACCT 2331 , and ACCT 2381  

    Semester Availability: Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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Architectural Engineering Technology

  
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    ACT 1100 - Interior Design


    3 Credits
    2 Class Hours, 2 Lab Hours

    An introduction of BIM modeling into the interior design practice, emphasizing the evolution of AutoCAD into the BIM world using REVIT Architecture. Topics include an introduction to annotation; architectural graphic standard plans, elevations, sections, schedules, legends, interior; perspectives and isometric views; detailing; families; lighting and rendering; project sharing; sheets; software integration; and printing/plotting. Prerequisite(s): CAD 1650  or instructor permission

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    ACT 1113 - Drawing and Perception


    3 Credits
    2 Class Hours, 2 Lab Hours

    Introduces students to the concepts of perception-based drawing for communication of concepts and ideas. Students will be exposed to a variety of graphic conventions that represent three-dimensional thinking on two-dimensional media. Topics include the basics of value and context, texture, shade and shadow, composition, and presentation.

    Semester Availability: Fall and Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway.

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    ACT 1114 - Drawing and Abstraction


    3 Credits
    2 Class Hours, 2 Lab Hours

    Focuses on the development of design skills by addressing the process of abstraction and transformation in drawings. Students build on the skills developed in ACT 1113  and extend that knowledge into color representation and basic mixed media exploration. Emphasizes imaginative and critical thinking about physical space, abstraction, and transformation.

    Semester Availability: Fall and Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway.

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    ACT 1161 - Residential Design and Const


    4 Credits
    2 Class Hours, 4 Lab Hours

    An introductory course in the basics of residential design, light construction, and construction drawings. Topics include design concepts and schematic design; application of concepts to a design problem; developing a foundation plan and floor plan; footings and foundations; structural elements; platform framing construction; stairway design; dimensioning; architectural symbols; and developing building sections and elevations. Each student will prepare concept diagrams, schematic drawings, construction drawings, and a study model. Construction drawings will be produced with AutoCAD. Prerequisite(s): CAD 1200 

    Semester Availability: Fall and Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    ACT 1341 - Commercial Design and Codes


    4 Credits
    1 Class Hour, 6 Lab Hours

    An intermediate-level course that continues elements of ACT 1161  while focusing on building code applications, the design development process, and preparation of life safety drawings. Topics include drawing coordination, symbols, sheet layout, and notations; construction detailing; use and occupancy construction type and building heights and areas; egress components, occupant load and accessibility requirements. The student will prepare life safety drawings, design development, construction drawings and construct a study model for a commercial building project. Prerequisite(s): ACT 1161 

    Semester Availability: Fall and Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    ACT 1391 - History of Architecture I


    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    An introductory course in the history of architectural ideas, construction technology, and community in major world cultures from ancient periods to 1500 A.D. Topics include the development of architecture through historical periods, identification of features and characteristics of architecture during these periods; Ancient architecture, Greek and Roman architecture, Indian architecture, Chinese architecture, Japanese architecture, Islamic architecture, and Byzantine architecture.

    Semester Availability: Fall

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    ACT 1392 - History of Architecture II


    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    A continuation of ACT 1391 . An introductory course in the history of architectural ideas, construction technology, and community in major world cultures from 1500 A.D. to the 21st century. Topics include tracing the development of architectural ideas and construction techniques through historical periods; identification of features and characteristics of architecture during these periods; Medieval and Romanesque Architecture; Gothic architecture; indigenous architecture of the Americas and Africa; Renaissance and Baroque architecture; 18th, 19th and 20th century architecture; and Modernism and 21st century architecture.

    Semester Availability: Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    ACT 2123 - Architectural Presentations


    2 Credits
    1 Class Hour, 2 Lab Hours

    An advanced presentation graphics course focusing on the preparation of a digital portfolio. Topics include the principles and tools of presentation graphics, the use of 3-D computer software and Web page development. Computer applications may include REVIT, AutoCAD® and Adobe software.

    Semester Availability: Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    ACT 2160 - Environmental Control Systems


    3 Credits
    2 Class Hours, 2 Lab Hours

    An advanced-level course that explores the principles of climate control, electrical power distribution, lighting systems, and plumbing. Topics include heat loss/gain, HVAC systems, power plans, artificial lighting plans, day lighting, plumbing, alternate energy sources, sustainability, green building practices, and ecological concerns. Students prepare HVAC, lighting, electrical and plumbing drawings for a small commercial project utilizing BIM (building information modeling) software. Prerequisite(s): ACT 1161 , CAD 1650  and MATH 1710  (or Initial Level 3 placement or higher in Math ).

    Semester Availability: Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    ACT 2242 - Architectural Design Process


    4 Credits
    1 Class Hour, 6 Lab Hours

    An advanced-level course utilizing problem-based case study techniques and continuing elements of ACT 1341 . Focuses on the architectural design process. Topics include teamwork, architectural programming, adjacency matrices, concept diagrams, site analysis, schematic design, modeling, and presentation graphics. Using current drawing and presentation mediums, students will prepare and present a set of project documents that include a programming booklet, a site analysis, schematic and design development drawings, and a model. Prerequisite(s): ACT 1341 

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    ACT 2440 - Specifications and Estimating


    3 Credits
    2 Class Hours, 2 Lab Hours

    An advanced-level course that provides instruction in owner/contractor/architect-engineer responsibilities, construction document relationships, the bidding process, contracts, and quantity estimating. Topics include the General Conditions of the Contract for Construction; estimate types; contracts; the CSI format; bonds and insurance; specifications and bidding; estimating procedure, overhead, labor and equipment; and the preparation and calculation of quantity surveys. Prerequisite(s): CIT 1220 

    Semester Availability: Fall

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    ACT 2650 - Construction Documents w/REVIT


    3 Credits
    2 Class Hours, 2 Lab Hours

    An advanced course focusing on the understanding and production of construction drawings and documents using Building Information Modeling (BIM) software. Emphasizes construction documentation as a critical component of the design process and building delivery system. Topics include drawing standards and file management, levels and grids, foundation plans and details, structural framing, floor plans, enlarged plan details, dimensioning and symbols, building elevations, interior elevations, building sections, wall sections, callouts, enlarged details and door window/room finish schedules. Prerequisite(s): CAD 1650 , ACT 1341  or industry-equivalent experience

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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Art (Studio)

  
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    ART 1030 - Art Appreciation*


    (Honors Option Offered)

    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    Provides students with the opportunity to experience the role art plays in life. Students will learn a descriptive, formal vocabulary while researching significant artists, techniques, periods, and styles. Topics include the relationship between art, religion, politics, and society in a variety of cultures. Prerequisite(s): Level 1 placement in English ; Level 2 placement in Reading  or concurrent enrollment in READ 0815 . Note: ART 1030 meets the general education requirement for Humanities.

    Semester Availability: All

    * This course is part of the general education core.

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    ART 2221 - Painting I


    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    An introduction to the fundamentals in the art of painting. Topics include fundamentals of visual representation with design and the materials involved in the making of paintings. Prerequisite(s): ARTP 1010  and ARTP 1020 . Note: Students must purchase art supplies.

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    ART 2222 - Painting II


    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    A continuation of ART 2221  in which a variety of media is explored: watercolor, gouache, acrylic, oil paint, and mixed media. Fundamental skills are emphasized and used as the foundation for more advanced techniques. Prerequisite(s): ARTP 1010 , ARTP 1020 , and ART 2221 . Note: Students must purchase art supplies.

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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Art History

  
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    ARTH 2010 - Survey of Art History I*


    (Honors Option Offered)

    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    A survey of art history that provides students with the opportunity to see how history and art are interwoven from prehistoric times to the Middle Ages. Prerequisite(s): Level 1 placement in English ; Level 2 placement in Reading  or concurrent enrollment in READ 0815 . Note: ARTH 2010 meets the general education requirement for Humanities.

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring, Summer (online only)

    * This course is part of the general education core.

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    ARTH 2020 - Survey of Art History II*


    (Honors Option Offered)

    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    A continuation of Art History I  that provides the opportunity to see how history and art are interwoven from the Renaissance to Modern times. Prerequisite(s): Level 1 placement in English ; Level 2 placement in Reading  or concurrent enrollment in READ 0815 . Note: ARTH 2020 meets the general education requirement for Humanities.

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring

    * This course is part of the general education core.

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Art (Drawing-Design)

  
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    ARTP 1010 - Drawing I


    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    An introduction to the basic principles and materials of drawing. Materials include pencil, charcoal, inks, and conte. Topics include a disciplined approach to landscape and figure drawing while exploring realistic and abstract styles, model drawings, landscape drawings, and still life drawings. Note: Students must purchase art supplies.

    Semester Availability: All

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    ARTP 1020 - Drawing II


    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    A continuation of Drawing I. Topics include concepts of the drawing media that involve color: soft or oil pastel, colored inks, and colored pencil. Emphasis is placed on the concepts involved in experimental drawing. Prerequisite(s): ARTP 1010 . Note: Students must purchase art supplies.

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring

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    ARTP 1110 - Two-Dimensional Design


    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    An introduction to a variety of art materials, to basic principles of design (movement, rhythm, and balance), and to the art elements and their uses in art (line, tone, color, space, and texture). Note: Students must purchase art supplies.

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring

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    ARTP 1120 - Three-Dimensional Design


    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    Introduces students to the basic principles of three-dimensional design. Students will use material and medium, relating them to form, to create original compositions that utilize space. Note: Students must purchase art supplies.

    Semester Availability: Spring

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Astronomy

  
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    ASTR 1010 - Solar System Astronomy*


    4 Credits
    3 Class Hours, 3 Lab Hours

    An introductory course in the astronomy of our Solar System. Topics include the history of astronomy, astronomical coordinates, Newton’s Laws, gravitation, properties of light, kinds of telescopes and their uses, the Moon, eclipses, the Sun and its planets, asteroids, comets, and other interplanetary objects. Prerequisite(s): Level 2 placement in Math and Reading .

    Semester Availability: All

    * This course is part of the general education core.

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    ASTR 1020 - Stellar and Galactic Astronomy*


    4 Credits
    3 Class Hours, 3 Lab Hours

    An introductory course in the astronomy of stars and galaxies. Topics include the history of astronomy, astronomical coordinates, Newton’s Laws, gravitation, properties of light, kinds of telescopes and their uses, the Sun, stars, and stellar properties, nebulae, star clusters, galaxies and galactic distributions, pulsars, quasars, neutron stars, black holes, and cosmology. Prerequisite(s): Level 2 placement in Math and Reading .

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring

    * This course is part of the general education core.

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Biology

  
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    BIOL 1000 - Medical Terminology


    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    Medical terms, abbreviations combining forms and definitions with associated anatomy. Topics include roots, prefixes, and suffixes commonly used in the medical field and terminology related to all eleven body systems and disorders of those systems.

    Semester Availability: All

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    BIOL 1004 - Basic Anatomy/Physiology


    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    An introduction to human anatomy and physiology. Topics include the cell, and organ systems including integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous, endocrine, cardiovascular, lymphatic, respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive as well as disorders of these systems.

    Semester Availability: All

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    BIOL 1006 - First Aid and CPR


    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    Cardiopulmonary resuscitation and first aid including the use of an Automatic External Defibrillator (AED). Topics include adult and infant CPR (both one-man and two-man), basic first aid and AED use. American Heart Association Healthcare Provider CPR Certification will be awarded upon successful completion.

    Semester Availability: All

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    BIOL 1010 - Intro to Biology I*


    (Non-Science Majors Only)

    4 Credits
    3 Class Hours, 3 Lab Hours

    An introduction to biology course. Topics include cell structure and function, organic molecules and energy pathways, genetics, evolution, and the principles of ecology. This course does not fulfill the science requirement for biology majors. Prerequisite(s): Level 2 placement in English and Reading .

    Semester Availability: All

    * This course is part of the general education core.

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    BIOL 1020 - Intro to Biology II*


    (Non-Science Majors Only)

    4 Credits
    3 Class Hours, 3 Lab Hours

    A continuation of Intro to Biology I, this course surveys the kingdoms of life, with particular attention to the animal and plant kingdoms. In the animal kingdom, there is an emphasis on the human organism and its organ systems. In the plant kingdom, there is an emphasis on structure, nutrition, and reproduction. This course does not fulfill the science requirement for biology majors. Prerequisite(s): Level 2 placement in English and Reading .

    Semester Availability: All

    * This course is part of the general education core.

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    BIOL 1110 - General Biology I*


    (Science Majors Only)

    4 Credits
    3 Class Hours, 3 Lab Hours

    A comprehensive course suitable for biology majors and minors. Fulfills the science requirement for pre-medicine, pre-pharmacy, pre-medical technology, pre-veterinary medicine, and pre-dentistry programs. Topics include the unifying principles found in all organisms, their molecular and cellular basis, the mechanisms of heredity, the interrelationships of organisms, and their evolution. Prerequisite(s): Level 2 placement in English, Math and Reading .

    Semester Availability: All

    * This course is part of the general education core.

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    BIOL 1120 - General Biology II*


    (Science Majors Only)

    4 Credits
    3 Class Hours, 3 Lab Hours

    A continuation of General Biology I and is suitable for biology majors and minors. Fulfills the science requirement for pre-medicine, pre-pharmacy, pre-medical technology, pre-veterinary medicine, and pre-dentistry programs. The Kingdoms of life and representative organisms are discussed, with particular attention to the Kingdoms Animalia and Plantae. Emphasis is placed on the tissues, organs, and physiology of representative members. Prerequisite(s): BIOL 1110 

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring

    * This course is part of the general education core.

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    BIOL 1215 - Principles of Nutrition


    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    A course in human nutrition with emphasis on scientific principles, metabolism, and requirements for nutrients. Topics of interest to those in health care and related professions are stressed. Prerequisite(s): Level 2 placement in English, Math and Reading .

    Semester Availability: All

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    BIOL 2000 - Independent Research


    1-4 Credits
    This is a general elective science course intended for students majoring in the sciences. This course is designed to introduce students to the basic principles of conducting scientific research. Students will be taught experimental design and allowed to conduct independent research in conjunction with a class project. Students will be responsible for collecting, analyzing and interpreting their own data; and incorporating their results into the larger framework of the class project. In addition, students will be required to write a scientific paper following appropriate format and present their findings to an open forum. Research projects will be under the supervision of faculty. Prerequisite(s): Instructor permission

    Semester Availability: As needed

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    BIOL 2010 - Anatomy and Physiology I*


    4 Credits
    3 Class Hours, 3 Lab Hours

    An intensive course for students interested in health-related fields that will count as a biology elective. Topics include the skeletal, articular, muscular, nervous, and integumentary systems; cellular chemistry and structure; and histology. Prerequisite(s): Level 2 placement in English, Math and Reading .

    Semester Availability: All

    * This course is part of the general education core.

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    BIOL 2020 - Anatomy and Physiology II*


    4 Credits
    3 Class Hours, 3 Lab Hours

    A continuation of BIOL 2010  designed primarily for students interested in health-related fields that will count as a biology elective. Topics include the cardiac, vascular, hematologic, respiratory, immune, urinary, digestive, reproductive, and endocrine systems. Prerequisite(s): BIOL 2010  with a grade of “C” or higher

    Semester Availability: All

    * This course is part of the general education core.

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    BIOL 2115 - Environmental Science*


    4 Credits
    3 Class Hours, 3 Lab Hours

    A survey course designed to examine natural systems and the impact of human society on those systems. Topics covered will include principles of ecology, biodiversity, and population dynamics; additionally, the course will address the socioeconomic and environmental costs associated with natural resource consumption, energy production, pollution, and waste generation. Laboratory work and off-site activities will provide additional opportunities for students to develop critical thinking and environmental problem solving skills, as they address local environmental issues. Prerequisite(s): Level 2 placement in English, Math and Reading .

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring

    * This course is part of the general education core.

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    BIOL 2211 - General Botany*


    4 Credits
    3 Class Hours, 3 Lab Hours

    A course in the anatomy, physiology, reproduction and taxonomy of lower to higher plants. Topics include organization of plant cells and tissue systems, morphology, respiration and photosynthesis, genetics, growth and development, environmental factors, nutrition, ecology, and mechanisms of evolution. Prerequisite(s): Level 2 placement in English and Reading .

    Semester Availability: Spring

    * This course is part of the general education core.

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    BIOL 2230 - Microbiology


    4 Credits
    3 Class Hours, 3 Lab Hours

    This is a comprehensive course that stresses applied microbiology and the roles of microbes in health and disease. Topics include microbial structure, growth, metabolism, genetics, ecology, and systematics with emphasis on the pathology of bacteria, viruses, fungi, and protozoa. Prerequisite(s): Level 2 placement in English, Math and Reading .

    Semester Availability: All

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Business

  
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    BUSN 1300 - Personal Finance


    (Formerly BUS 2240 - Personal Money Management)
    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    An introduction to planning personal financial objectives. Topics covered include budgeting, consumer borrowing, renting and buying, insurance, taxation, investing, and planning for retirement.

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    BUSN 1301 - Legal Issues for the Web


    (Formerly BUS 1050 - Legal Issues for the Web)
    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    Studies Internet law and guidelines for putting existing material online. Topics include creating material specifically for the Internet, using material found on the Internet, e-commerce, educational aspects of the Internet, and the rules that affect business.

    Semester Availability: Spring

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    BUSN 1305 - Introduction to Business


    (Formerly BUS 1113 - Intro to Business)
    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    An introduction to the private enterprise system. Topics covered include forms of business organizations, business finance, human resource management, production, entrepreneurship, business ethics, marketing, and the changing business environment.

    Semester Availability: All

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    BUSN 1350 - Sales and Service


    (Formerly MKT 1400 - Customer Service & Sales)
    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    An introduction to the fundamentals of customer service and selling. Topics include developing and conveying a positive attitude, identifying buying motives and customer needs, developing and delivering a sales presentation, customer approaches, sales strategies, and cultivating repeat business through service.

    Semester Availability: All

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    BUSN 2300 - Business Ethics


    (Formerly BUS 2310 - Business Ethics)
    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    An introduction to basic ethical theories and value systems. Topics include application of these perspectives including moral issues, problems, and situations which arise within the business environment. Topics include codes of ethics, conflict of interest, social responsibility, the work ethic, and fiduciary responsibilities. Prerequisite(s): Level 2 placement in English and Reading .

    Semester Availability: All

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    BUSN 2311 - Leadership


    (Formerly BUS 2311 - Leadership)
    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    Studies the nature and attributes of leadership through case studies and biographies. Topics include the difference between leadership ability and management skills as well as identifying traits and abilities which have distinguished effective leaders from ineffective ones. Prerequisite(s): Level 2 placement in English and Reading .

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring

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    BUSN 2330 - Principles of Management


    (Formerly BUS 2400 - Principles of Management)
    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    Studies how a business organization works and the relationships of the people within the organization. Topics include managerial functions, motivation of employees, the decision-making process, communication, responsibility, authority, and personnel management through class discussion and case studies. Prerequisite(s): Level 2 placement in English and Reading .

    Semester Availability: All

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    BUSN 2340 - Human Resource Management


    (Formerly BUS 2250 - Human Resource Management)
    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    Studies basic principles of managing human resources. Topics include laws that relate to all aspects of HR function, planning, job analysis, job specifications, employee selection, training and development, performance evaluations, salary determination, benefits, labor relations, and current techniques used to improve productivity and morale. Prerequisite(s): Level 2 placement in English and Reading .

    Semester Availability: All

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    BUSN 2350 - Organizational Behavior


    (Formerly BUS 2111 - Organizational Behavior)
    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    Studies the importance of understanding human relations in the workplace and how interpersonal relationships have evolved in this century from an emphasis on production to an emphasis on developing and utilizing the whole person. Topics include communication, conflict, motivation, power, decision making, and self-esteem. Prerequisite(s): Level 2 placement in English and Reading .

    Semester Availability: All

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    BUSN 2370 - Legal Environment of Business


    (Formerly BUS 2650 - Legal Environment of Business)
    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    An introduction to the legal rights and liabilities of businesses. Topics include the legal environment of business; development and nature of the legal system; types of business organization and ownership; torts; contracts; product liability; agency; intellectual property; consumer protection statutes; and legislative, judicial, and administrative controls. Prerequisite(s): Level 2 placement in English and Reading .

    Semester Availability: All

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    BUSN 2380 - Principles of Marketing


    (Formerly MKT 2220 - Marketing)
    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    Presents the practices and basic principles of marketing from origin to the ultimate consumer. Topics include the marketing mix, buyer behavior, organization and planning, channels of distribution, and promotion. Prerequisite(s): Level 2 placement in English and Reading .

    Semester Availability: All

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    BUSN 2383 - Consumer Behavior


    (Formerly MKT 2221 - Consumer Behavior)
    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    A study of how consumer behavior influences the marketing manager’s decisions. Topics include the social, physiological, psychological, and environmental factors. Decision-making processes that have an effect on the purchasing and use of goods and services by individuals and households are included. Prerequisite(s): Level 2 placement in English and Reading ; BUSN 2380  (Formerly MKT 2220)

    Semester Availability: Spring

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    BUSN 2395 - Business Applications


    (Formerly BUS 2900 - Management Applications)
    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    Integrates the student’s knowledge of the basic functional areas of business into a general strategic perspective for managing the entire organization. Topics include case studies and secondary research sources that will be utilized to analyze a broad range of business problems and managerial decision making. Required: A student must be completing the last semester of studies at Nashville State to enroll in this course. Program Coordinator approval required. Prerequisite(s): BUSN 1350  (Formerly MKT 1400), BUSN 2350  (Formerly BUS 2111), BUSN 2370  (Formerly BUS 2650), BUSN 2380  (Formerly MKT 2220), and ECON 2010  or ECON 2020 

    Semester Availability: All

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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Computer-Aided Drafting

  
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    CAD 1200 - Computer-Aided Drafting I


    3 Credits
    1 Class Hour, 4 Lab Hours

    An introductory course in computer-aided drafting using AutoCAD software. Topics include familiarization with computers and the basic elements of computer-aided drafting used in professional practice. Drafting exercises in various disciplines provide hands-on computer experience. Students will complete this class with entry-level computer-aided drafting skills. Topics include practice in the use of the majority of the drawing and editing commands, drawing setup, templates, blocks, layouts, scaling, printing, and techniques used to create fast and accurate drawings in a work environment.

    Semester Availability: All

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    CAD 1301 - Computer-Aided Drafting II


    3 Credits
    2 Class Hours, 4 Lab Hours

    A continuation of CAD 1200  providing more in-depth knowledge of CAD software used to enhance speed and accuracy, as well as a better understanding of various drafting disciplines. Topics include advanced features and productivity-enhancing techniques. Students will also be introduced to three-dimensional drawing and finish the semester with a portfolio style project. Prerequisite(s): CAD 1200 

    Semester Availability: All

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    CAD 1510 - CAD Final Project


    2 Credits
    2 Class Hours

    The final class for students obtaining a Computer-Aided Drafting technical certificate. Students will utilize information obtained from previous classes to present a project of their choice. This project will culminate with a set of commercial-grade drawings for use in a portfolio. Prerequisite(s): Must be scheduled in final semester

    Semester Availability: All

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    CAD 1600 - 3-D Design/Modeling SolidWorks


    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours, 1 Lab Hour

    A “hands-on” learning experience in the methods and use of 3-D Design using SolidWorks. The students will learn the methods and practices of designing individual components as well as entire assemblies. Topics include modeling, editing, and presentation practices using real world lessons. Prerequisite(s): Previous drafting experience or instructor approval

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    CAD 1610 - 3-D Design Final Project


    2 Credits
    1 Class Hour, 2 Lab Hours

    This class is the final course in the 3-D Design technical certificate. Students will be required to utilize the skills and techniques derived from the culmination of studies in this program. Students will create and present a 3-D design of their own choice for portfolio use during job interviews. Topics include video editing, 3-D prototyping, printed presentations, and DVD and CD mastering. Prerequisite(s): Must be scheduled in final semester of the technical certificate.

    Semester Availability: All

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    CAD 1650 - 3-D Design with Revit Arch I


    3 Credits
    2 Class Hours, 2 Lab Hours

    A “hands-on” class that explores the fields of designing and presenting ideas with Revit software, a Building Information Management (BIM) system. Topics include the concepts and principles of 3-D parametric software in designing architectural projects. Use of the 3-D design process in creating and revising architectural designs is emphasized. The class teaches functionality and creativity starting with simple parametric skills and expanding to complicated designs, using key features of the software. Prerequisite(s): CAD 1200 , experience in the Architectural field, or instructor approval

    Semester Availability: All

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    CAD 1700 - Intro to Digital Animation


    4 Credits
    4 Class Hours

    An introductory course in Digital Animation. Topics include the concepts, theory and aesthetics of digital design and animation; creating 2-D elements and 3-D models; applying surface materials, lighting, animating and rendering scenes. Additional topics include techniques used in product design and marketing, video games, and graphics for Web, film and broadcast video. Two lab hours may be taken as independent study.

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    CAD 2113 - 3-D AutoCAD & Solid Modeling


    3 Credits
    2 Class Hours, 2 Lab Hours

    An advanced course using AutoCAD software. This course provides the student with 3-D drafting techniques used in all fields of design. Topics include learning to think in three dimensions, the creation of 3-D objects, and standard drafting versus 3-D techniques. Students will complete this course with the ability to design and create 3-D objects, and present them as picture images and design prints. Prerequisite(s): CAD 1200 

    Semester Availability: Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    CAD 2650 - 3-D Design with Revit Arch II


    3 Credits
    2 Class Hours, 2 Lab Hours

    This class is a continuation of CAD 1650 - 3-D Design with Revit Arch I . Topics will include a more in depth exploration into the construction and manipulation of massing studies, Modeling techniques, a more detailed exploration of the Visibility Graphics settings, Multi party drawing projects, the use of topography in Architectural drawing, Advanced Detailing techniques, and an introduction into the use of the structural components of REVIT Architecture. Prerequisite(s): CAD 1650  or instructor approval.

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    CAD 2700 - Advanced Digital Animation


    4 Credits
    4 Class Hours

    A continuation of the CAD 1700  for learning advanced techniques. Topics include advanced lighting, surface materials, rendering techniques, character modeling techniques, character animation, animation controllers and special effects. Also covered are integrating existing video and still images with animated elements, and digital animation production for various disciplines. Prerequisite(s): CAD 1700  or instructor approval.

    Semester Availability: Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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Chemistry

  
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    CHEM 1015 - Basic Chemistry


    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    An introduction to chemical principles and concepts. Topics include properties of matter, elements and compounds, atomic structure, periodic properties, chemical bonding and reactivity, energy relations, organic chemicals and polymers, toxic substances, and environmental chemistry. Prerequisite(s): Level 2 placement in Math .

    Semester Availability: As needed

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    CHEM 1030 - Fundamentals of Chemistry*


    4 Credits
    3 Class Hours, 3 Lab Hours

    An introduction to the fundamental concepts of General, Organic and Biological Chemistry. Topics include measurements, energy and matter, atoms and elements, compounds and their bonds, chemical reactions and quantities, gases, solutions, acids and bases, saturated and unsaturated hydrocarbons, organic compounds, carbohydrates, lipids, amino acids, proteins and enzymes, and metabolic and energy pathways. Prerequisite(s): Level 2 placement in English, Math and Reading .

    Semester Availability: All

    * This course is part of the general education core.

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    CHEM 1110 - General Chemistry I*


    4 Credits
    3 Class Hours, 3 Lab Hours

    An in-depth study of the fundamental concepts of chemistry. Topics include matter and measurement, atomic and molecular structure, nomenclature, formulas and equations, stoichiometry, aqueous reactions, gases, thermochemistry, periodic trends, molecular geometry, and chemical bonding. Prerequisite(s): Level 2 placement in English and Reading , and Initial Level 2 placement or higher in Math , or MATH 1000 . (MATH 1130 - College Algebra*  highly recommended)

    Semester Availability: All

    * This course is part of the general education core.

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    CHEM 1120 - General Chemistry II*


    4 Credits
    3 Class Hours, 3 Lab Hours

    A continuation of CHEM 1110 . Topics include solutions, acids and bases, chemical equilibrium, thermodynamics, kinetics, electrochemistry, oxidation and reduction reactions, nuclear chemistry and an introduction to organic chemistry. Prerequisite(s): CHEM 1110 

    Semester Availability: All

    * This course is part of the general education core.

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    CHEM 2010 - Organic Chemistry I


    4 Credits
    3 Class Hours, 3 Lab Hours

    A study of carbon compounds, their preparations, structures, nomenclature, properties, and reactions. Topics include alkanes, alkenes, alkynes, cycloalkanes, alkyl halides, aromatics, and stereochemistry. The lab component stresses skills in synthesis, extraction, purification, separation, and characterization of organic compounds. Prerequisite(s): CHEM 1120 

    Semester Availability: All

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    CHEM 2020 - Organic Chemistry II


    4 Credits
    3 Class Hours, 3 Lab Hours

    A continuation of CHEM 2010 . Topics include spectroscopy, alcohols, ethers, aldehydes, ketones, carboxylic acids, and amines. The lab component stresses skills in synthesis, extraction, purification, separation, and characterization of organic compounds. Prerequisite(s): CHEM 2010 

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring

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Computer Information Systems

  
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    CIS 1010 - Intro Information Technology


    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    Designed to provide the student with a useful and updated introduction to information technology. Topics include computer hardware, the Internet, application software, system software, networking and security, and mobile computing. Students work together in teams and learn how to create PowerPoint presentations. Prerequisite(s): Level 2 placement in English and Reading . Note: CIS 1010 is not to be taken by CIS majors and does not qualify as a technical elective for CIS majors.

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    CIS 1030 - Program Logic and Design


    3 Credits
    2 Class Hours, 2 Lab Hours

    An introduction to the basic logic necessary in business applications programming. Topics include logic analysis, techniques of structured design, flowcharting, and a hands-on tool for implementing programming techniques. Prerequisite(s): Level 2 placement in English and Reading .

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    CIS 1040 - Business for Information Tech


    3 Credits
    2 Class Hours, 2 Lab Hours

    Focuses on fundamental principles and issues of information technology as an organizational resource. The primary purpose is to provide an awareness of the role of information technology in providing computer-based solutions to business problems. Business process as well as evaluation, selection, and acquisition of information technologies will be explored through case studies. Prerequisite(s): Level 2 placement in English and Reading .

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring

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    CIS 1060 - Project Management


    3 Credits
    2 Class Hours, 2 Lab Hours

    An introduction to traditional, adaptive, and extreme project management. Topics include developing project overview statements, work breakdown structures, Gantt charts and project network diagrams. Microsoft Project will be used in applying project management techniques. Case study will reinforce theory and application. Prerequisite(s): Level 2 placement in English, Reading, and Math .

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring

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    CIS 1070 - Professional Workplace Skills


    3 Credits
    2 Class Hours, 2 Lab Hours

    Introduces the students to the crucial soft skills requisite for success. Topics include verbal communication, written communication, problem-solving and decision-making, teamwork and team building, and professionalism. Prerequisite(s): Level 2 placement in English and Reading .

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring

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    CIS 1170 - Web Application Development


    3 Credits
    2 Class Hours, 2 Lab Hours

    Introduces students to basic programming concepts of developing Web-based applications. Students will create Web pages using HTML and JavaScript relative to developing interactive applications. Prerequisite(s): Level 2 placement in English and Reading .

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring

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    CIS 2060 - Advanced Project Management


    3 Credits
    2 Class Hours, 2 Lab Hours

    An overview of the theoretical and practical aspects of managing information system projects. Topics include project integration, scope, time, cost, quality, human resources, communication, risk, and procurement. Microsoft Project will be used in applying project management techniques. Case study will reinforce theory and application. Prerequisite(s): CIS 1060  (with a minimum grade of “C” or higher)

    Semester Availability: Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    CIS 2180 - Dynamic Web Programming


    3 Credits
    2 Class Hours, 2 Lab Hours

    An introduction in creating dynamic, database-driven Web applications using DreamWeaver. Topics include querying databases and updating databases, site management, libraries, snippets, extensions, CSS, behaviors, CFML, scope, and charting. Prerequisite(s): CIS 1170  or COM 1000  and CIS 2230 . All courses require a grade of “C” or higher.

    Semester Availability: Fall

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    CIS 2230 - Database Concepts


    3 Credits
    2 Class Hours, 2 Lab Hours

    An introduction to the concepts and syntax of relational database management systems for microcomputers. Topics include data modeling, database design concepts including normalization, and their application through the creation of tables, queries using both QBE and SQL, forms, and reports using the tools provided in a relational DBMS.

    Semester Availability: Spring

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    CIS 2270 - Java Application Development


    3 Credits
    2 Class Hours, 2 Lab Hours

    Introduces the programming concepts of the Java application development language. Topics include Java compilers and interpreters, application development concepts, class methods, inheritance, objects, events, error handling, applets, database manipulation, and other concepts related to developing Java applications. Prerequisite(s): CIS 1030  with a grade of “C” or higher

    Semester Availability: Spring

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    CIS 2330 - Oracle Database SQL


    3 Credits
    2 Class Hours, 2 Lab Hours

    An introduction to the Oracle Database relational database concepts and the powerful SQL programming language. Topics include essential SQL skills of querying the database, the meta data, and creating database objects. Also delves into the advanced querying and reporting techniques, data warehousing concepts, and manipulating large data sets in different time zones. Prerequisite(s): CIS 2230  with a grade of “C” or higher

    Semester Availability: Fall

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    CIS 2350 - SQL Server


    3 Credits
    2 Class Hours, 2 Lab Hours

    An introduction to the Microsoft SQL Server relational database concepts plus the powerful SQL and Transact-SQL programming language. Topics include relational database architecture, database design techniques, simple and complex query skills, Structured Query Language (Transact-SQL) in the Microsoft SQL Server environment, DTS packages and transformations, transact SQL queries, creating views, creating and tuning indexes, building transactions and triggers, and creating stored procedures. Prerequisite(s): CIS 2330  with a grade of “C” or higher

    Semester Availability: Spring

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    CIS 2370 - Advanced Java


    3 Credits
    2 Class Hours, 2 Lab Hours

    An introduction to the Java 2 Enterprise Edition (J2EE) architecture and its Web services technology. Topics include database concepts and the Java data object (JDBC/OC4J), Java and XML, Java ServerPages (JSP), and Enterprise JavaBeans (EJB). Oracle’s JDeveloper integrated development environment will be used to create applications using the above concepts as well as Business Components for Java (BC4J) features. Prerequisite(s): CIS 2270  with a grade of “C” or higher

    Semester Availability: Fall

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    CIS 2400 - Intro to .Net Programming


    3 Credits
    2 Class Hours, 2 Lab Hours

    An introduction to the Visual Basic and C# .Net programming languages. Topics include basic concepts of programming, problem-solving, and programming logic, and design techniques of an object-oriented language. Also includes types, classes, inheritance, Arrays, collections, delegates, events and debugging. Prerequisite(s): CIS 2270  with a grade of “C” or higher

    Semester Availability: Fall

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    CIS 2420 - Net Windows-Based Client Dev.


    3 Credits
    2 Class Hours, 2 Lab Hours

    An introduction on how to develop Windows-Based applications using the Microsoft .Net Framework. Students must have a working knowledge of C# and Visual Basic before taking this course. Topics include creating the user interface, integrating data, reports, implementing asynchronous programming techniques, and Windows Forms controls. Prerequisite(s): CIS 2400  with a grade of “C” or higher

    Semester Availability: Spring

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    CIS 2430 - Net Web-Based Client Dev.


    3 Credits
    2 Class Hours, 2 Lab Hours

    An introduction on how to develop Web-Based applications using the Microsoft .Net Framework. Students must have a working knowledge of C# and Visual Basic before taking this course. Topics include creating Web applications using Web server controls, event handlers, application state, creating custom Web server controls, and integrating Web applications with back-end databases. Prerequisite(s): CIS 2400  with a grade of “C” or higher

    Semester Availability: Spring

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    CIS 2500 - Special CIS Topics


    3 Credits
    2 Class Hours, 2 Lab Hours

    Special topics to be selected and announced at time of class scheduling. May be repeated for up to a total of six credits. Prerequisite(s): Permission of the instructor required

    Semester Availability: Fall

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    CIS 2600 - IT Professional Capstone


    3 Credits
    2 Class Hours, 2 Lab Hours

    A comprehensive review of concepts taught in the CIS program. A case study or project will be used in the application and reinforcement of principles that are the basis of the System Design Life Cycle. Time outside of class for team projects will be required. An exit exam will be administered as a means of assessing CIS program outcomes. Prerequisite(s): CIS 1060 , CIS 2180 , CIS 2230 , CIS 2400 , and SPCH 1112  All courses require a grade of “C” or higher.

    Semester Availability: Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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Computer Science

  
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    CISP 1010 - Computer Science I


    (Formerly CS 1170)
    4 Credits
    4 Class Hours

    The first of a two-semester sequence using the high-level language C. The emphasis is on problem-solving using the language and principles of structured software development. The topics covered (including the language syntax) are simple data structures such as arrays and strings, pointers, pointer arithmetic, arrays and pointers, functions, function overloading, function parameters, return types, structures and unions, and C based I/O. Prerequisite(s): Initial Level 2 placement or higher in Math , or MATH 1000 .

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring

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    CISP 1020 - Computer Science II


    (Formerly CS 2170)
    4 Credits
    4 Class Hours

    A continuation of CISP 1010 . Topics include introductory object-oriented programming techniques using the C++ language, operator and function overloading, software engineering principles, records, pointers, inheritance, other data structures such as stacks, queues, and linked lists and the C++ I/O system. Prerequisite(s): CISP 1010 

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring

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    CISP 2216 - Programming C++


    3 Credits
    2 Class Hours, 2 Lab Hours

    An introduction to the C++ programming language. Topics include syntax of the C++ language, flow or control, input and output, arithmetic operations, function definitions and calls, flowcharting and pseudocode. Prerequisite(s): Level 2 placement or higher in Math .

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring

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    CISP 2410 - Assembly & Computer Org


    4 Credits
    4 Class Hours

    An introduction to Assembly language. Topics include computer architecture and Assembly language with a major emphasis on addressing techniques, macros, program segmentation and linkage. Prerequisite(s): CISP 1010  or equivalent.

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring

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