2015-2016 Catalog 
    
    Aug 08, 2020  
2015-2016 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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Mathematics

  
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    MATH 1630 - Finite Mathematics*


    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    An introduction to mathematical topics applicable to a variety of academic areas. Topics include linear functions and graphs, linear inequalities and graphs, systems of linear equations, matrices and matrix algebra, linear programming, set theory, logic, and conversion between binary, decimal, and hexadecimal. Prerequisite(s): Level 2 placement or higher in Math  or concurrent enrollment in MATH 0845 .

    Semester Availability: All

    * This course is part of the general education core.

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    MATH 1710 - Precalculus I*


    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    A traditional course in precalculus algebra. Topics include polynomial, radical, rational, exponential, and logarithmic expressions and equations; polynomial, radical, rational, exponential, logarithmic, and logistic functions, graphs, and their applications; polynomial and rational inequalities and their applications; and inverse functions. Prerequisite(s): Initial Level 2 placement or higher in Math  or MATH 1000 .

    Semester Availability: All

    * This course is part of the general education core.

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    MATH 1720 - Precalculus II*


    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    A traditional course in precalculus trigonometry. Topics include the trigonometric functions and their graphs, right and oblique triangles, degree/radian measure, trigonometric equations, identities, inverse trigonometric functions, vectors, the polar coordinate system, parametric equations, conic sections, and applications. Prerequisite(s): Level 3 placement or higher in Math  or MATH 1710 .

    Semester Availability: All

    * This course is part of the general education core.

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    MATH 1730 - Precalculus*


    5 Credits
    5 Class Hours

    A single introductory course for the preparation for calculus. Topics include an overview of elementary algebra, elementary geometry, introduction to trigonometric functions and inverses, vectors, introduction to complex numbers, exponential and logarithmic functions and equations, solving various types of equalities and inequalities, quadratic equations and functions, systems of linear and nonlinear equations, systems of linear equations, and determinants. Prerequisite(s): Initial Level 2 placement or higher in Math  or MATH 1000 .

    Semester Availability: As needed

    * This course is part of the general education core.

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    MATH 1830 - Concepts of Calculus*


    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    An introduction to calculus without a requirement for trigonometry with applications from business, economics, life sciences, and health sciences. Topics include a survey of limits, continuity, differentiation, integration, related rates, maximum-minimum problems, and exponential growth and decay. Prerequisite(s): Level 3 placement or higher in Math , MATH 1710 , or MATH 1130 .

    Semester Availability: All

    * This course is part of the general education core.

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    MATH 1910 - Calculus & Analytic Geom I*


    4 Credits
    4 Class Hours

    An introductory first course in the traditional three-course calculus sequence. Topics include plane analytical geometry, function theory including limits and continuity, the differential and integral calculus of algebraic, trigonometric, and transcendental functions, curve sketching, maxima and minima, and related rates. Prerequisite(s): Level 4 placement in Math , MATH 1720 , or MATH 1730 .

    Semester Availability: All

    * This course is part of the general education core.

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    MATH 1920 - Calculus & Analytic Geom II


    4 Credits
    4 Class Hours

    A continuation of MATH 1910  and the second course in the traditional three-course calculus sequence. Topics include a study of the differential and integral calculus of algebraic and transcendental, further exploration of the trigonometric functions, further applications of the definite integral, integration techniques, infinite series, parametric equations, and polar coordinates. Prerequisite(s): MATH 1910 .

    Semester Availability: All

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    MATH 2010 - Linear Algebra


    (Formerly Linear Algebra/Matrix Algebra)
    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    A traditional introductory linear algebra course. Topics include matrices, determinants, systems of linear equations, vectors, vector spaces, linear transformations, eigenvalues and eigenvectors. Prerequisite(s): MATH 1910 .

    Semester Availability: Spring

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    MATH 2110 - Calculus & Analytic Geom III


    4 Credits
    4 Class Hours

    A continuation of MATH 1920  and the third course in the traditional three-course calculus sequence. Topics include solid analytical geometry, the calculus of more than one independent variable, surfaces and curves in space, cylindrical and spherical coordinate systems, vectors and vector-valued functions, partial derivatives, multiple integrals, and applications. Prerequisite(s): MATH 1920 .

    Semester Availability: Fall

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    MATH 2120 - Differential Equations


    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    An introductory first course in differential equations. Topics include linear first-order differential equations, applications, homogeneous linear differential equations, second-order linear equations, systems of differential equations, and the Laplace Transforms. Prerequisite(s): MATH 1920 .

    Semester Availability: Fall

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Mechatronics

  
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    MECH 1100 - Electrical Components


    4 Credits
    3 Class Hours, 2 Lab Hours

    A study of the basic electrical components in a mechatronic system. Topics include basic functions and physical properties of electrical components; the systematic flow of energy and measurement of components; troubleshooting techniques and strategies to identify, localize and correct malfunctions; and systematic preventive maintenance and electrical component safety. Technical documentation such as data sheets, schematics, timing diagrams and system specifications are also covered.

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    MECH 1200 - Mechanical Components


    4 Credits
    3 Class Hours, 2 Lab Hours

    A study of the basic mechanical components and electrical drives in a mechatronics system. Topics include basic functions and physical properties of mechanical components and electrical AC and DC drives; materials, lubrication requirements and surface properties; troubleshooting techniques and strategies to identify, localize and correct malfunctions; and systematic preventative maintenance and electrical component safety. Technical documentation such as data sheets and specifications of mechanical elements and electrical drives are covered.

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    MECH 1300 - (Electro) Pneumatic/Hydraulic


    4 Credits
    3 Class Hours, 2 Lab Hours

    Covers the basics of pneumatic, electro pneumatic and hydraulic control circuits in a complex mechatronic system. Topics include the functions and properties of control elements based upon physical principles, and the roles they play within the system; technical documentation such as data sheets, circuit diagrams, displacement step diagrams and function charts; understanding and performing measurements on the pneumatic and hydraulic control circuits; troubleshooting strategies to identify, localize and correct malfunctions; the preventive maintenance of (electro) pneumatic and hydraulic components, and safety issues within the system.

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    MECH 1500 - Digital Fund/Prg Logic Control


    4 Credits
    3 Class Hours, 2 Lab Hours

    A study of basic digital logic and programmable logic controllers (PLCs) in a mechatronics system using the automation system. Topics include basic PLC functions and testing; identification of malfunctioning PLCs; and troubleshooting techniques and strategies to identify and localize PLC hardware generated problems. Emphasis is on writing small programs and problem-solving using computer simulations.

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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Music Technology

  
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    MST 1110 - Fundamentals of Music


    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    An introduction to musical concepts as they apply to the commercial music production process. Students will master basic terminology, concepts, and theory, which will enable them to communicate and function effectively in the studio. Topics include genres of popular music, popular song forms, common instrumentation, scales, chords, intervals, and rhythms as they relate to MIDI, digital audio waveforms, and the Nashville Number System.

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    MST 1130 - Studio Recording I


    3 Credits
    2 Class Hours, 2 Lab Hours

    An introduction to the recording studio. Topics include microphones, analog and digital recorders, the recording console, signal processing, and recording techniques.

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    MST 1140 - MIDI I


    3 Credits
    2 Class Hours, 2 Lab Hours

    An introduction to basic MIDI (Musical Instrument Digital Interface) concepts and techniques. Topics include keyboards, sound modules, controllers, virtual instruments, beats, sequencing, and MIDI production techniques.

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    MST 1210 - The Business of Music


    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    An introduction to occupations and businesses in the music industry and how they interact. Topics include record companies, management, songwriting, publishing, touring, merchandising, and career opportunities.

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    MST 1220 - Songwriting I


    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    An introduction to basic songwriting. Topics include lyric and melody construction, working with music publishers and performance rights organizations. Professionally written songs and students’ songs are analyzed in class.

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    MST 1230 - Studio Recording II


    3 Credits
    2 Class Hours, 2 Lab Hours

    A continuation of MST 1130 . Topics include digital audio, tape machine alignment, mixing, stereo microphone techniques, and the creative use of signal processors. Prerequisite(s): MST 1130 

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    MST 1240 - Digital Audio Production I


    3 Credits
    2 Class Hours, 2 Lab Hours

    An introduction to computer-based music and audio production. Topics include digital audio workstation technology, system setup, music editing, working with loops, mix automation, and DAW production techniques.

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    MST 1260 - MIDI II


    3 Credits
    2 Class Hours, 2 Lab Hours

    A continuation of MST 1140 . Topics include software virtual instruments, editing, and advanced MIDI sequencing and production techniques. Prerequisite(s): MST 1140 

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    MST 1300 - Music Industry Entrepreneur


    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    A study of the nature of small business with a special emphasis placed on the music industry. Topics include forms of ownership, franchising, finance/accounting, marketing, leadership, and management. Students prepare a feasibility study that will be applicable to various music business ventures. Operations, the legal environment, and administrative controls are also introduced.

    Semester Availability: Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    MST 1310 - Music Marketing


    (Formerly The Internet for Musicians)
    3 Credits
    2 Class Hours, 2 Lab Hours

    An overview of the marketing tools and strategies employed in traditional and digital music marketing. Marketing, promotion, distribution, and possible income streams are explored. Prerequisite(s): MST 1210  

    Semester Availability: Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    MST 1320 - Songwriting II


    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    A continuation of MST 1220 . Topics include co-writing, demo production, and writing for specialty markets. Prerequisite(s): MST 1220 

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    MST 1330 - Studio Maintenance


    3 Credits
    2 Class Hours, 2 Lab Hours

    An introduction to studio maintenance. Topics include basic electronics, troubleshooting equipment problems, soldering techniques, and the use of test equipment.

    Semester Availability: Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    MST 1340 - Music Publishing I


    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    An introduction to the music publishing industry. Topics include self-publishing vs. professional publishing, starting your own publishing company, song plugging, and performance rights organizations.

    Semester Availability: All

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    MST 1360 - Digital Audio Production II


    3 Credits
    2 Class Hours, 2 Lab Hours

    A continuation of MST 1240 . Topics include advanced music production techniques, drum replacement, vocal tuning, advanced editing, synchronization, and audio for video production. Prerequisite(s): MST 1240 

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    MST 1370 - Audio Effects Processors


    3 Credits
    2 Class Hours, 2 Lab Hours

    A comprehensive course in software audio effects processors commonly used in digital audio and music production. Emphasis will be placed on the skillful operation and creative use of audio effects processors. Prerequisite(s): MST 1240 

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    MST 1400 - The Art of Mixing


    3 Credits
    2 Class Hours, 2 Lab Hours

    A practical course in mixing music. Topics include monitoring practices, musical balance, creative editing and effects processing, critical listening, and preparing recordings for mastering. Students will mix a variety of musical styles and develop a mixing portfolio. Prerequisite(s): MST 1240  and Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s): MST 1360 , MST 1370  

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    MST 1410 - Music Publishing II


    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    A continuation of MST 1340. Topics include getting songs to the right people, indie markets and foreign markets. Students write and issue licenses and agreements, and acquire new copyrights. Prerequisite(s): MST 1340  

    Semester Availability: Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    MST 1420 - Mastering


    3 Credits
    2 Class Hours, 2 Lab Hours

    Mastering is the final creative step in music production, before the manufacturing process. Topics include how mastering has evolved, the relationship of mixing and mastering, business responsibilities, and modern techniques and equipment. Prerequisite(s): MST 1240  and Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s): MST 1360 , MST 1370  

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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Maintenance Technology

  
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    MTEC 1000 - Welding I


    4 Credits
    2 Class Hours, 3 Lab Hours

    Topics include welding safety, oxyfuel cutting, plasma arc cutting, air carbon arc cutting and gouging, base metal preparation, weld quality, SMAW equipment and setup, SMAW electrodes, beads and fillet welds, joint fit-up and alignment, groove welds with backing, and open V groove welds.

    Semester Availability: Fall

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    MTEC 1050 - Millwright I


    5 Credits
    4 Class Hours, 3 Lab Hours

    Topics include millwright hand tools, fasteners and anchors, basic layout, gaskets and O-rings, Oxyfuel cutting, blueprint reading, specialty and power tools, rigging, baseplates and soleplates, lubrication and bearings, couplings, drilling and tapping, shims, packing, and mechanical seals. Prerequisite(s): Level 2 placement or higher in Math  or concurrent enrollment in MATH 0825 .
    Completion of MATH 1630  Highly Recommended.

    Semester Availability: Fall

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    MTEC 1060 - Millwright II


    5 Credits
    4 Class Hours, 3 Lab Hours

    Topics include specialty fixtures and jigs, belt and chain drives, fans and blowers, bearings and seals, conveyers, pumps, compressors, pneumatics, hydraulics, gearboxes, laser alignment, optical alignment, turbines, electric motors, and vibration analysis. Prerequisite(s): MTEC 1050 

    Semester Availability: Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    MTEC 2050 - Pipefitting I


    4 Credits
    3 Class Hours, 2 Lab Hours

    Topics include pipefitting hand and power tools, oxyfuel cutting, ladders and scaffolds, motorized equipment, drawings and detail sheets, identifying and installing valves, threaded pipe fabrication, socket weld pipe fabrication, butt weld fabrication, excavations, and underground pipe installation. Prerequisite(s): Level 2 placement or higher in Math  or concurrent enrollment in MATH 0825 .

    Semester Availability: Fall

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    MTEC 2060 - Pipefitting II


    5 Credits
    4 Class Hours, 3 Lab Hours

    Topics include rigging, motorized equipment, aboveground pipe installation, field routing and vessel trim, pipe hangers and supports, testing piping systems, advanced pipe fabrication, aligning, steam traps, in-line specialties, hot taps, maintaining valves, and supervisory skills. Prerequisite(s): MTEC 2050 

    Semester Availability: Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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Music

  
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    MUS 1010 - Materials of Music


    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    An introduction to music notation and the basics of music theory. Topics include keys, scales, simple chords, and practice in listening skills. Note: MUS 1010 is a technical course about music. Students who wish to take a humanities course should consider MUS 1030 .

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    MUS 1014 - Class Voice


    1 Credit
    2 Class Hours

    An introduction to basic vocal skills, such as breath control and tone production.

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    MUS 1020 - Music Theory I


    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    A survey of the grammar of music with emphasis on diatonic harmony, including the major and minor chords and their inversions, and part-writing. Prerequisite(s): MUS 1010  or instructor permission. Co-requisite(s): MUS 1025  

    Semester Availability: Every other Spring

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    MUS 1021 - Music Theory II


    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    A continuation of MUS 1020 . Prerequisite(s): MUS 1020 . Co-requisite(s): MUS 1026  

    Semester Availability: Every other Fall

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    MUS 1024 - Jazz Ensemble


    1 Credit
    3 Class Hours

    A performing organization providing instruction and experience in playing jazz.

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring

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    MUS 1025 - Aural Skills I


    1 Credit
    1 Class Hour

    A lab developing ear-training skills, including sight-singing and music dictation. Prerequisite(s): MUS 1010  or instructor permission. Co-requisite(s): MUS 1020 

    Semester Availability: Every other Spring

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    MUS 1026 - Aural Skills II


    1 Credit
    1 Class Hour

    A continuation of the ear-training skills developed in Aural Skills I . Prerequisite(s): MUS 1025 . Co-requisite(s): MUS 1021  

    Semester Availability: Every other Fall

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    MUS 1030 - Music Appreciation*


    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    A survey of music from the Middle Ages, the Renaissance, the 18th and 19th centuries, and modern times. Topics include folk music, popular music, world music, music theory, and cultural and historical influences. Prerequisite(s): Level 1 placement in English ; Level 2 placement in Reading  or concurrent enrollment in READ 0815 . Note: MUS 1030 meets the general education requirement for Humanities.

    Semester Availability: All

    * This course is part of the general education core.

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    MUS 1040 - Class Guitar


    1 Credit
    3 Class Hours

    Basic instruction in guitar with emphasis on classical and popular guitar techniques and reading standard music notation and chord charts. Ownership or rental of a guitar is required.

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    MUS 1041 - Applied Guitar


    2 Credits
    2 Class Hours

    A comprehensive study of the guitar that includes building technical and artistic skills inherent in both classical and jazz settings. Note: This course may be repeated by all students and must be repeated three times by students who are earning the A.F.A. in Music . To fulfill requirements for the A.F.A. in Music, students must complete eight (8) hours of applied lessons and four (4) hours of ensembles appropriate to applied area.

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring as needed

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    MUS 1042 - Applied Voice


    2 Credits
    2 Class Hours

    A comprehensive study of the voice that includes building technical and artistic skills inherent in both classical and jazz settings. Note: This course may be repeated by all students and must be repeated three times by students who are earning the A.F.A. in Music . To fulfill requirements for the A.F.A. in Music, students must complete eight (8) hours of applied lessons and four (4) hours of ensembles appropriate to applied area.

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring as needed

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    MUS 1043 - Applied Piano


    2 Credits
    2 Class Hours

    A comprehensive study of the piano that includes building technical and artistic skills inherent in both classical and jazz settings. Note: This course may be repeated by all students and must be repeated three times by students who are earning the A.F.A. in Music . To fulfill requirements for the A.F.A. in Music, students must complete eight (8) hours of applied lessons and four (4) hours of ensembles appropriate to applied area.

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring as needed

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    MUS 1044 - Applied Percussion


    2 Credits
    2 Class Hours

    A comprehensive study of percussion that includes building technical and artistic skills inherent in both classical and jazz settings. Note: This course may be repeated by all students and must be repeated three times by students who are earning the A.F.A. in Music . To fulfill requirements for the A.F.A. in Music, students must complete eight (8) hours of applied lessons and four (4) hours of ensembles appropriate to applied area.

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring as needed

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    MUS 1045 - Applied Woodwinds


    2 Credits
    2 Class Hours

    A comprehensive study pertaining to instruments of the woodwind family that includes building technical and artistic skills inherent in both classical and jazz settings. Note: This course may be repeated by all students and must be repeated three times by students who are earning the A.F.A. in Music . To fulfill requirements for the A.F.A. in Music, students must complete eight (8) hours of applied lessons and four (4) hours of ensembles appropriate to applied area.

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring as needed

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    MUS 1046 - Applied Euphonium


    2 Credits
    2 Class Hours

    A comprehensive study of the euphonium that includes building technical and artistic skills inherent in both classical and jazz settings. Note: This course may be repeated by all students and must be repeated three times by students who are earning the A.F.A. in Music . To fulfill requirements for the A.F.A. in Music, students must complete eight (8) hours of applied lessons and four (4) hours of ensembles appropriate to applied area.

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring as needed

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    MUS 1047 - Applied French Horn


    2 Credits
    2 Class Hours

    A comprehensive study of the French horn that includes building technical and artistic skills inherent in both classical and jazz settings. Note: This course may be repeated by all students and must be repeated three times by students who are earning the A.F.A. in Music . To fulfill requirements for the A.F.A. in Music, students must complete eight (8) hours of applied lessons and four (4) hours of ensembles appropriate to applied area.

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    MUS 1048 - Applied Trombone


    2 Credits
    2 Class Hours

    A comprehensive study of the trombone that includes building technical and artistic skills inherent in both classical and jazz settings. Note: This course may be repeated by all students and must be repeated three times by students who are earning the A.F.A. in Music . To fulfill requirements for the A.F.A. in Music, students must complete eight (8) hours of applied lessons and four (4) hours of ensembles appropriate to applied area.

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring as needed

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    MUS 1049 - Applied Trumpet


    2 Credits
    2 Class Hours

    A comprehensive study of the trumpet that includes building technical and artistic skills inherent in both classical and jazz settings. Note: This course may be repeated by all students and must be repeated three times by students who are earning the A.F.A. in Music . To fulfill requirements for the A.F.A. in Music, students must complete eight (8) hours of applied lessons and four (4) hours of ensembles appropriate to applied area.

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    MUS 1050 - Applied Tuba


    2 Credits
    2 Class Hours

    A comprehensive study of the tuba that includes building technical and artistic skills inherent in both classical and jazz settings. Note: This course may be repeated by all students and must be repeated three times by students who are earning the A.F.A. in Music . To fulfill requirements for the A.F.A. in Music, students must complete eight (8) hours of applied lessons and four (4) hours of ensembles appropriate to applied area.

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring as needed

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    MUS 1051 - Applied Bass


    2 Credits
    2 Class Hours

    A comprehensive study of the bass that includes building technical and artistic skills inherent in both classical and jazz settings. Note: This course may be repeated by all students and must be repeated three times by students who are earning the A.F.A. in Music . To fulfill requirements for the A.F.A. in Music, students must complete eight (8) hours of applied lessons and four (4) hours of ensembles appropriate to applied area.

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring as needed

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    MUS 1052 - Applied Cello


    2 Credits
    2 Class Hours

    A comprehensive study of the cello that includes building technical and artistic skills inherent in both classical and jazz settings. Note: This course may be repeated by all students and must be repeated three times by students who are earning the A.F.A. in Music . To fulfill requirements for the A.F.A. in Music, students must complete eight (8) hours of applied lessons and four (4) hours of ensembles appropriate to applied area.

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring as needed

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    MUS 1053 - Applied Viola


    2 Credits
    2 Class Hours

    A comprehensive study of the viola that includes building technical and artistic skills inherent in both classical and jazz settings. Note: This course may be repeated by all students and must be repeated three times by students who are earning the A.F.A. in Music . To fulfill requirements for the A.F.A. in Music, students must complete eight (8) hours of applied lessons and four (4) hours of ensembles appropriate to applied area.

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring as needed

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    MUS 1054 - Applied Violin


    2 Credits
    2 Class Hours

    A comprehensive study of the violin that includes building technical and artistic skills inherent in both classical and jazz settings. Note: This course may be repeated by all students and must be repeated three times by students who are earning the A.F.A. in Music . To fulfill requirements for the A.F.A. in Music, students must complete eight (8) hours of applied lessons and four (4) hours of ensembles appropriate to applied area.

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring as needed

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    MUS 1055 - Applied Bassoon


    2 Credits
    2 Class Hours

    A comprehensive study of the bassoon that includes building technical and artistic skills inherent in both classical and jazz settings. Note: This course may be repeated by all students and must be repeated three times by students who are earning the A.F.A. in Music . To fulfill requirements for the A.F.A. in Music, students must complete eight (8) hours of applied lessons and four (4) hours of ensembles appropriate to applied area.

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring as needed

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    MUS 1056 - Applied Clarinet


    2 Credits
    2 Class Hours

    A comprehensive study of the clarinet that includes building technical and artistic skills inherent in both classical and jazz settings. Note: This course may be repeated by all students and must be repeated three times by students who are earning the A.F.A. in Music . To fulfill requirements for the A.F.A. in Music, students must complete eight (8) hours of applied lessons and four (4) hours of ensembles appropriate to applied area.

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring as needed

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    MUS 1057 - Applied Flute


    2 Credits
    2 Class Hours

    A comprehensive study of the flute that includes building technical and artistic skills inherent in both classical and jazz settings. Note: This course may be repeated by all students and must be repeated three times by students who are earning the A.F.A. in Music . To fulfill requirements for the A.F.A. in Music, students must complete eight (8) hours of applied lessons and four (4) hours of ensembles appropriate to applied area.

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    MUS 1058 - Applied Oboe


    2 Credits
    2 Class Hours

    A comprehensive study of the oboe that includes building technical and artistic skills inherent in both classical and jazz settings. Note: This course may be repeated by all students and must be repeated three times by students who are earning the A.F.A. in Music . To fulfill requirements for the A.F.A. in Music, students must complete eight (8) hours of applied lessons and four (4) hours of ensembles appropriate to applied area.

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    MUS 1059 - Applied Saxophone


    2 Credits
    2 Class Hours

    A comprehensive study of the saxophone that includes building technical and artistic skills inherent in both classical and jazz settings. Note: This course may be repeated by all students and must be repeated three times by students who are earning the A.F.A. in Music . To fulfill requirements for the A.F.A. in Music, students must complete eight (8) hours of applied lessons and four (4) hours of ensembles appropriate to applied area.

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring as needed

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    MUS 1060 - Applied Harp


    2 Credits
    2 Class Hours

    A comprehensive study of the harp that includes building technical and artistic skills inherent in both classical and jazz settings. Note: This course may be repeated by all students and must be repeated three times by students who are earning the A.F.A. in Music . To fulfill requirements for the A.F.A. in Music, students must complete eight (8) hours of applied lessons and four (4) hours of ensembles appropriate to applied area.

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring as needed

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    MUS 1061 - Applied Organ


    2 Credits
    2 Class Hours

    A comprehensive study of the organ that includes building technical and artistic skills inherent in both classical and jazz settings. Note: This course may be repeated by all students and must be repeated three times by students who are earning the A.F.A. in Music . To fulfill requirements for the A.F.A. in Music, students must complete eight (8) hours of applied lessons and four (4) hours of ensembles appropriate to applied area.

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring as needed

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    MUS 1307 - College Choir


    1 Credit
    3 Class Hours

    A mixed ensemble performing in a variety of musical genres.

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring

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    MUS 2020 - Music Theory III


    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    A survey of advanced music with emphasis on chromatic harmony, modulation, 20th-century harmony, part-writing, and ear-training. Prerequisite(s): MUS 1021 . Co-requisite(s): MUS 2025  

    Semester Availability: Every other Spring

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    MUS 2021 - Music Theory IV


    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    A continuation of Music Theory III . Prerequisite(s): MUS 2020  Co-requisite(s): MUS 2026 

    Semester Availability: Every other Fall

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    MUS 2025 - Aural Skills III


    1 Credit
    1 Class Hour

    A continuation of the ear-training skills further developed in Aural Skills II . Prerequisite(s): MUS 1026 . Co-requisite(s): MUS 2020  

    Semester Availability: Every other Spring

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    MUS 2026 - Aural Skills IV


    1 Credit
    1 Class Hour

    A continuation of the ear-training skills further developed in Aural Skills III . Prerequisite(s): MUS 2025 . Co-requisite(s): MUS 2021  

    Semester Availability: Every other Fall

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    MUS 2111 - History of Popular Music


    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    A survey of American popular styles and their origins. Topics include jazz, country, ragtime, blues, rock, and soul. Prerequisite(s): Level 2 placement in English and Reading .

    Semester Availability: Spring

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    MUS 2131 - Class Piano I


    1 Credit
    3 Class Hours

    An introduction to the piano for music majors and non-music majors. This class is the first course in the four-semester class piano sequence to prepare students to pass their piano proficiency requirements.

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring

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    MUS 2132 - Class Piano II


    1 Credit
    3 Class Hours

    A continuation of Class Piano I  and the second course in the four-course piano sequence. Prerequisite(s): MUS 2131 

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring

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    MUS 2133 - Class Piano III


    1 Credit
    3 Class Hours

    A continuation of Class Piano II  and the third course in the four-course piano sequence. Prerequisite(s): MUS 2132 

    Semester Availability: Fall

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    MUS 2134 - Class Piano IV


    1 Credit
    3 Class Hours

    A continuation of Class Piano III  and the fourth in the four-course piano sequence. Prerequisite(s): MUS 2133  

    Semester Availability: Spring

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College Success

  
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    NSCC 1000 - College Success


    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    Designed to empower students to reach their educational and career goals; introduces students to strategies, techniques, and self-management tools commonly recognized to lead to success. Topics include education/career goal-setting and success strategies, campus resources, use of technology, and beginning research skills. This course is available to all students for college-level credit.

    Semester Availability: All

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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Nursing

  
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    NURS 1000 - Pharmacology I


    1 Credit
    1 Class Hour

    This course provides the principles of pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics. Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Nursing Program

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    NURS 1200 - Fundamentals in Nursing


    5 Credits
    5 Class Hours

    This course introduces basic nursing care concepts to provide foundation for nursing care and subsequent nursing courses. Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Nursing Program

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    NURS 1250 - Fundamentals in Nursing Clinical


    3 Credits
    3 Clinical Hours, 9 Contact Hours/Week

    This course introduces the nursing process and its application within the clinical practice area. This course incorporates components of a campus laboratory and clinical agency where students practice and demonstrate interviewing skills, obtaining a health history, basic physical examination techniques, critical thinking skills and documentation of clinical findings. In clinicals, students have an opportunity to apply patient care techniques taught in the classroom. Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Nursing Program

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    NURS 1305 - Pharmacology II


    1 Credit
    1 Class Hour

    A continuation of NURS 1000 . Topics seek to provide further understanding of pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics with a focus on medical-surgical and psychotherapeutic medications. Prerequisite(s): NURS 1000 , NURS 1200 , NURS 1250 

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    NURS 1400 - Medical-Surgical Nursing


    4 Credits
    4 Class Hours

    This course incorporates the nursing process, critical thinking skills and pharmocotherapeutics in a holistic approach to provide nursing care for adult patients. Pathophysiology is integrated to provide an understanding of the mechanisms of disease and the underlying changes in body physiology resulting from disease or injury. Prerequisite(s): NURS 1000 , NURS 1200 , NURS 1250 

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    NURS 1450 - Medical-Surgical Nursing Clinical


    4 Credits
    4 Clinical Hours, 12 Contact Hours/Week

    This course emphasizes the application of the nursing process in a clinical setting with the adult patient experiencing acute and chronic health deviations. Prerequisite(s): NURS 1000 , NURS 1200 , NURS 1250 

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    NURS 1500 - Mental Health Nursing


    2 Credits
    2 Class Hours

    This course introduces principles and concepts of mental health, psychopathology, pharmocotherapeutics and treatment modalities related to nursing care of patients and their families. Prerequisite(s): NURS 1000 , NURS 1200 , NURS 1250 

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    NURS 1550 - Mental Health Nursing Clinical


    2 Credits
    2 Clinical Hours, 6 Contact Hours/Week

    This course introduces the application of the nursing process in a clinical setting with the patient experiencing mental and psychiatric health deviations. Prerequisite(s): NURS 1000 , NURS 1200 , NURS 1250 

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    NURS 2150 - Maternal Child Health Nursing Clinical


    2 Credits
    2 Clinical Hours, 6 Contact Hours/Week

    This course introduces the application of the nursing process in the care of the child-bearing family in the clinical setting. Prerequisite(s): NURS 1000 , NURS 1200 , NURS 1250 , NURS 1305 , NURS 1400 , NURS 1450 , NURS 1500 , NURS 1550 

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    NURS 2200 - Care of the Child


    2 Credits
    2 Class Hours

    This course introduces the use of the nursing process at specific developmental stages along with pharmocotherapeutics in the care of the child. The importance of family-focused and family-centered care will be explored. Prerequisite(s): NURS 1000 , NURS 1200 , NURS 1250 , NURS 1305 , NURS 1400 , NURS 1450 , NURS 1500 , NURS 1550 

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    NURS 2250 - Care of the Child Clinical


    2 Credits
    2 Clinical Hours, 6 Contact Hours/Week

    This course introduces the application of the nursing process in the care of the child. A variety of settings will be used for this clinical experience. Prerequisite(s): NURS 1000 , NURS 1200 , NURS 1250 , NURS 1305 , NURS 1400 , NURS 1450 , NURS 1500 , NURS 1550 

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Office Administration

  
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    OAD 1100 - Keyboarding/Formatting


    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    An introductory keyboarding course using computers with emphasis on technique, mastery of the keyboard, and speed building. Students are guided through touch-typing and speed building exercises with software that immediately calculates speed and accuracy. Also includes formatting of basic business documents.

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    OAD 1116 - Business English


    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    A course emphasizing the rules and accepted practices of English grammar in the contemporary business office. Emphasis on grammar, proofreading, and editing documents. Prerequisite(s): Level 2 placement in English and Reading .

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    OAD 1117 - Business Communications


    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    A course focusing on the importance of developing good oral and written communication skills. Topics include verbal vs. nonverbal communication, cultural impact on communication, the writing process and techniques, communicating in the professional environment, writing effective correspondence, and formal reports with assignments to help improve writing, listening, nonverbal, and speaking skills. Prerequisite(s): INFS 1010  with a grade of “C” or higher. Level 2 placement in English and Reading . Note: Office Administration majors should complete OAD 1116  before enrolling in OAD 1117.

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    OAD 1225 - Word


    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    A course designed to expand the student’s skill with Microsoft® Word. Topics include tabs, manipulating text, formatting, sections, headers and footers, tables, columns, forms, mail merge, table of contents and indexes, styles, and basic graphics. Prerequisite(s): OAD 1100  and INFS 1010  with a grade of “C” or higher

    Semester Availability: Spring

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    OAD 1235 - Excel®


    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    A course designed to expand the student’s skill with Microsoft® Excel®. Topics include formatting and customizing worksheets, building formulas and functions, creating and editing charts, and exchanging data with other programs. Prerequisite(s): INFS 1010  with a grade of “C” or higher

    Semester Availability: Spring

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    OAD 2000 - Creating a Professional You


    1 Credit
    1 Class Hour

    A one-hour course emphasizing business communication skills needed in the search for employment. Topics include personal resume creation, interview skills, and employment-related document creation (letters of application, interview thank-you and follow-up, letter/message of job-offer acceptance). Students will also survey communication soft-skills key to employment relationships. Prerequisite(s): Level 2 placement in English and Reading . Note: This class will not apply toward an AAS in Office Administration.

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring

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