2015-2016 Catalog 
    
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2015-2016 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


 

Office Administration

  
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    OAD 2125 - Access®


    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    A course designed to expand the student’s skill with Microsoft® Access®. Topics include creating and modifying tables, queries, forms, and reports, as well as organizing and managing databases. Students will design and create an original database for the office. Prerequisite(s): INFS 1010  with a grade of “C” or higher

    Semester Availability: Fall

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    OAD 2840 - Office Procedures


    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    A course designed to prepare students to meet the challenges and opportunities presented by today’s evolving offices. Students complete projects that require critical thinking, teamwork, and interpersonal and leadership skills while applying appropriate procedures to manage the administrative functions of an office. Prerequisite(s): OAD 1117 

    Semester Availability: Fall

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    OAD 2950 - Office Professional Capstone


    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    A second-year capstone course that emphasizes the integration of the student’s knowledge and application of office skills. Topics include office-related assignments using word processing, database, spreadsheet, and presentation software, as well as appropriate office procedures. An exit exam will be administered at the end of the semester as a means of assessing program outcomes. This course should be taken during the last semester before graduation. Prerequisite(s): OAD 1116 , OAD 1117 , OAD 1225 , OAD 1235 , OAD 2125  and OAD 2840 

    Semester Availability: Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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Occupational Therapy Assistant

  
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    OTA 1110 - Occupational Human Development


    3 Credits
    2 Lecture Hours, 3 Lab Hours

    A study of performance and growth in areas of occupation (social participation, ADL, education, work, play and leisure) in normal development from conception to death. Topics include developmental milestones in performance skills through the life span. Prerequisite(s): BIOL 2010 ; Level 2 placement in English and Reading . Co-requisite(s): ENGL 1010 ; PSYC 1030  

    Semester Availability: Fall

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    OTA 1120 - Exploring Occupation


    3 Credits
    2 Lecture Hours, 3 Lab Hours

    A study of the concept of occupation across cultures and life span. Topics include occupational analysis and selection, adaptation and sequencing of purposeful/meaningful activities. Prerequisite(s): Level 2 placement in English and Reading , BIOL 2010 . Co-requisite(s): ENGL 1010 ; PSYC 1030  

    Semester Availability: Fall

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    OTA 1130 - Foundations of OT


    2 Credits
    A study of the basic tenets of occupational therapy. Topics include the history and the role of occupation to health and human diversity, philosophy of occupational therapy, theories, ethics, standards of practice and professional associations. Prerequisite(s): Level 2 placement in English and Reading , BIOL 2010 . Co-requisite(s): ENGL 1010 ; PSYC 1030 . Note: Course is offered only online.

    Semester Availability: Fall

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    OTA 1150 - Med Term for OT


    1 Credit
    Web-based course introducing the OTA student to the terminology used in the medical profession. Prerequisite(s): Level 2 placement in English and Reading , BIOL 2010 . Note: Course is offered only online.

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    OTA 1210 - Group Process and Dynamics


    3 Credits
    2 Lecture Hours, 3 Lab Hours

    A study of client-practitioner interactions. Topics include professional behaviors, therapeutic use of self, and group process and dynamics. Prerequisite(s): PSYC 1030 , OTA 1110 , OTA 1130 .

    Semester Availability: Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    OTA 1220 - Challenges to Mental Health


    3 Credits
    2 Lecture Hours, 3 Lab Hours

    A study of individuals who are limited in their ability to engage in life activities due to challenges to their mental health. Topics include major DSM IV diagnoses with emphasis on symptoms, behaviors, cultural influences, and medical and social supports related to those diagnoses, OT evaluations and treatment planning for the mental health population are practiced. Prerequisite(s): OTA 1110 , OTA 1130 .

    Semester Availability: Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    OTA 1230 - Challenges to Physical Health


    3 Credits
    2 Lecture Hours, 3 Lab Hours

    A study of individuals who are limited in their ability to engage in daily life activities due to challenges to their physical health. Topics include major medical, orthopedic, and neurological diagnoses, with emphasis on symptoms, physical conditions, and medical and social supports related to those diagnoses. OT evaluations and treatment planning for the physical health population are practiced. Prerequisite(s): OTA 1110 , OTA 1120 , OTA 1130 , OTA 1140 , OTA 1150 .

    Semester Availability: Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    OTA 1240 - Human Movement for Occupation


    3 Credits
    2 Lecture Hours, 3 Lab Hours

    A study of kinetics of human motion of the musculoskeletal system. Topics include evaluation procedures for range of motion, functional muscle strength and coordination testing, principles and techniques of body mechanics, transfers, and positioning, and neuromotor and myofascial treatment concepts. Prerequisite(s): OTA 1110 , OTA 1120 , OTA 1130 , OTA 1140 , OTA 1150 .

    Semester Availability: Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    OTA 1250 - Asst Tech and Env Adaptation


    3 Credits
    1 Lecture Hour, 4 Lab Hours

    A study of adapting, altering or designing environments that support participation and facilitate engagement in social, family and community activities. All levels of assistive technology will be reviewed and discussed. Topics include but are not limited to home modifications, driving evaluations, communication devices and community mobility. Students will evaluate participation limitations and facilitators for individuals and communities. Prerequisite(s): OTA 1110 , OTA 1120 , OTA 1130 , OTA 1140 , OTA 1150 .

    Semester Availability: Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    OTA 1260 - OT Doc with FW B


    2 Credits
    1 Lecture Hour, 1 Field experience

    Opportunity for the OTA student to apply academic knowledge of occupational therapy to practice through a Level I Fieldwork experience. Prerequisite(s): OTA 1110 , OTA 1120 , OTA 1130 , OTA 1140 , OTA 1150 .

    Semester Availability: Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    OTA 2110 - OT Interv and Treat/Pediatric


    2 Credits
    1 Lecture Hour, 3 Lab Hours

    A study of limitations and obstacles to occupational engagement (self-care, play, school) for persons from birth to age 22. Topics include Common diagnoses, evaluation methods and treatment environments and treatment for areas of occupation. (ADL, IADL, education, work, play, leisure, and social participation), considering performance skills, performance patterns, client factors and context will be reviewed. Prerequisite(s): OTA 1110 , OTA 1120 , OTA 1130 , OTA 1140 , OTA 1150 , OTA 1210 , OTA 1220 , OTA 1230 , OTA 1240 , OTA 1250 , OTA 1260 .

    Semester Availability: Fall

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    OTA 2120 - OT Int and Tx: Mental Health


    3 Credits
    2 Lecture Hours, 3 Lab Hours

    A study of mental health limitations and obstacles to occupational engagement for individuals and populations. Topics include common diagnoses and treatment environments, treatment for areas of occupation. (ADL, IADL, education, work, play, leisure, and social participation), considering performance skills, performance patterns, client factors and context will be reviewed. Students will be required to develop applications for enabling function and mental health well-being. Prerequisite(s): OTA 1110 , OTA 1130 , OTA 1210 , OTA 1220 .

    Semester Availability: Fall

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    OTA 2130 - OT Int and Tx: Adult


    3 Credits
    2 Lecture Hours, 3 Lab Hours

    A study of physical health limitations and obstacles to occupational engagement for individuals and populations. Topics include common diagnoses and treatment environments, treatment for areas of occupation. (ADL, IADL, education, work, play, leisure, and social participation), considering performance skills, performance patterns, client factors and context will be reviewed. Students will be required to develop applications for enabling function and physical well-being. Prerequisite(s): OTA 1110 , OTA 1120 , OTA 1130 , OTA 1140 , OTA 1150 , OTA 1210 , OTA 1220 , OTA 1230 , OTA 1240 , OTA 1250 , OTA 1260 .

    Semester Availability: Fall

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    OTA 2145 - Practical App. of Occupations


    3 Credits
    2 Lecture Hours, 3 Lab Hours

    A study of physical and mental health limitations and obstacles to occupational engagement for individuals and populations. Topics include common diagnoses and treatment environments, treatment for areas of occupation. (ADL, IADL, education, work, play, leisure, and social participation), considering performance skills, performance patterns, client factors and context will be reviewed. Students will be required to develop applications for enabling function and mental health and physical well-being. Prerequisite(s): OTA 1110 , OTA 1120 , OTA 1130 , OTA 1140 , OTA 1150 , OTA 1210 , OTA 1220 , OTA 1230 , OTA 1240 , OTA 1250 , OTA 1260 .

    Semester Availability: Fall

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    OTA 2150 - Mngmt Skills for the OTA


    2 Credits
    A study of management skills with an emphasis on organization and professional communication skills necessary for team building, leadership and collaboration. Topics include program planning, marketing, advocacy and program quality improvement. Documentation, reimbursement, ethical and legislative issues will be addressed. This class will review requirements for Level II Fieldwork, certification and licensure. Students will prepare for future employment through resume and portfolio development. Prerequisite(s): OTA 1110 , OTA 1120 , OTA 1130 , OTA 1140 , OTA 1150 , OTA 1210 , OTA 1220 , OTA 1230 , OTA 1240 , OTA 1250 , OTA 1260 . Note: Course is offered only online.

    Semester Availability: Fall

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    OTA 2160 - Fieldwork C


    1 Credit
    Opportunity for the OTA student to apply academic knowledge of occupational therapy to practice through a Level I Fieldwork experience. Prerequisite(s): OTA 1110 , OTA 1120 , OTA 1130 , OTA 1140 , OTA 1150 , OTA 1210 , OTA 1220 , OTA 1230 , OTA 1240 , OTA 1250 , OTA 1260 . Note: Course is Fieldwork only.

    Semester Availability: Fall

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    OTA 2210 - Level II A


    6 Credits
    First eight-week fieldwork experience designed to provide the OTA student the opportunity to work in an OT setting, under the supervision of an OTR or COTA. Students must meet objectives designed by academic and clinical educators. All academic coursework and program director approval are required. Students must complete and earn a grade of “C” or better in all OTA and General Education coursework and a satisfactory rating on the Professional Behavioral Competence document before approval for Level II placement.

    Semester Availability: Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    OTA 2220 - Level II B


    6 Credits
    Second eight-week fieldwork experience designed to provide the OTA student the opportunity to work in an OT setting, under the supervision of an OTR or COTA. Students must meet objectives designed by academic and clinical educators. All academic coursework and program director approval are required. Students must complete and earn a grade of “C” or better in all OTA and General Education coursework and a satisfactory rating on the Professional Behavioral Competence document before approval for Level II placement.

    Semester Availability: Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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Physical Education

  
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    PHED 1010 - Intro to Health and Wellness


    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    An introduction to concepts and practices for developing and maintaining healthy lifestyles in order to achieve a balance for lifelong wellness including physiological, biological, and psychological processes. Students participate in health, nutrition, and fitness evaluations as well as identify general individual risk factors. Activities include an individualized wellness plan. Prerequisite(s): Level 2 placement in English and Reading .

    Semester Availability: All

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    PHED 1030 - Walking


    1 Credit
    2 Class Hours

    A study of and practice in maintaining physical fitness through walking. Topics include the effects of walking on the body.

    Semester Availability: All

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    PHED 1060 - Weight Training


    1 Credit
    2 Class Hours

    An introduction to training programs with an emphasis on warm-ups, stretching, individual exercises, running, and the use of weight machines. Encourages the continuation and the self-discipline of exercise.

    Semester Availability: All

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    PHED 1100 - Karate


    1 Credit
    2 Class Hours

    A study in the fundamental techniques of Isshinryu Karate as well as beginning katas, sparring, and self-defense.

    Semester Availability: All

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    PHED 1210 - Physical Conditioning


    1 Credit
    2 Class Hours

    A study and practice in maintaining personal physical fitness through strenuous exercise and aerobic activities. Topics include the effects of exercise on the body.

    Semester Availability: All

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    PHED 1340 - Beginning Yoga


    1 Credit
    2 Class Hours

    Teaches the basics of hatha yoga and emphasizes the basic knowledge and skills related to yoga postures.

    Semester Availability: All

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    PHED 1350 - Bicycling


    1 Credit
    2 Class Hours

    An introduction to the skills of bicycling, including practical experiences. Provides knowledge about fitness as it is related to bicycling activities.

    Semester Availability: All

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    PHED 1420 - Karate II


    1 Credit
    2 Class Hours

    A study in the intermediate techniques of karate and intermediate katas, weapons, sparring, and self-defense. Prerequisite(s): PHED 1100  or instructor permission.

    Semester Availability: All

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    PHED 1430 - Karate III


    1 Credit
    2 Class Hours

    A study in the advanced techniques of karate. Prerequisite(s): PHED 1420  

    Semester Availability: All

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    PHED 1440 - Karate IV


    1 Credit
    2 Class Hours

    Provides instruction in the advanced techniques of Isshinryu Karate and advanced katas, sparring and self-defense. Also, students learn techniques to teach Isshinryu Karate. Prerequisite(s): PHED 1430  

    Semester Availability: All

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    PHED 1450 - Karate V


    1 Credit
    2 Class Hours

    A continuation of PHED 1440 . Topics include Brown belt katas, weapons’ katas, advanced sparring techniques, and lower-rated belts. Prerequisite(s): Karate IV  or permission of the instructor.

    Semester Availability: All

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    PHED 1460 - Karate VI


    1 Credit
    2 Class Hours

    A continuation of PHED 1450 . This course prepares students to become black belts. Students learn black belt empty hand katas and weapons’ katas and extremely advanced sparring techniques. Students assist the instructor in teaching the lower ranked belt. Prerequisite(s): Karate V  or permission of the instructor

    Semester Availability: All

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    PHED 1470 - Karate VII


    1 Credit
    2 Class Hours

    This course prepares some students to become black belts, and prepares them and the students who have already become black belts to teach Isshinryu Karate. Students continue to learn the most advanced empty hand and weapons katas. Students assist the instructor in teaching the lower ranks. Prerequisite(s): PHED 1460 - Karate VI  or permission of the instructor.

    Semester Availability: All

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    PHED 1640 - Tennis


    1 Credit
    2 Class Hours

    A study in the fundamental techniques of tennis: forehand, backhand, volley, and serve. Topics include tennis rules and strategies.

    Semester Availability: All

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    PHED 1650 - Intermediate Tennis


    1 Credit
    2 Class Hours

    A study in the intermediate techniques of tennis: topspin and slice fore-hands and backhands, and the different kinds of serves. Topics include singles and doubles strategies as well as the mental aspects of the game. Prerequisite(s): PHED 1640  or instructor permission.

    Semester Availability: All

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    PHED 2130 - Intro to Physical Education


    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    A study of the history and principles of physical education as they relate to selected physical activities. Prerequisite(s): Level 2 placement in English and Reading .

    Semester Availability: All

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    PHED 2310 - Community Health


    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    A study of community health issues. Prerequisite(s): Level 2 placement in English and Reading .

    Semester Availability: All

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    PHED 2340 - Continuing Yoga


    1 Credit
    2 Class Hours

    A study of the more advanced postures of hatha yoga. Topics include other yoga philosophies and breathing practices.

    Semester Availability: All

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Philosophy

  
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    PHIL 1000 - Critical Thinking


    (Honors Option Offered)

    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    An introduction to the elements of critical thinking as a cognitive process. Topics cover thinking abilities and problem-solving related to issues and concepts drawn from academics, current events, and life experiences. Prerequisite(s): Level 1 placement in English and Reading . Note: PHIL 1000 is not part of the General Education Core.

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    PHIL 1010 - Biblical Studies


    This course is designed for students transferring into Belmont University’s Nursing Program.

    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    A survey of the Judeo-Christian canon of scripture from the Hebrew Pentateuch through the Christian New Testament. Emphasizes current scholarly approaches to Biblical texts, the historical, socio-political, and theological context of the canon, and analysis of patterns and themes within the canon. Prerequisite(s): Level 2 placement in English and Reading . Note: PHIL 1010 is not part of the General Education Core.

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    PHIL 1030 - Introduction to Philosophy*


    (Honors Option Offered)

    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    An introduction to the historical roots and basic problems of philosophy. Topics include metaphysics, epistemology, value theory (ethics, aesthetics, social/political philosophy), and major figures of Western philosophy. Prerequisite(s): Level 2 placement in English  or concurrent enrollment in ENGL 1010  and ENGL 0815 ; Level 2 placement in Reading . Note: PHIL 1030 meets the general education requirement for Humanities.

    Semester Availability: All

    * This course is part of the general education core.

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    PHIL 1111 - Introduction to Ethics*


    (Honors Option Offered)

    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    An introduction to the study of moral reasoning and judgment. Topics include the meaning and importance of individual and social morality in human life, the major systems of ethical theory (ethics of virtue, ethics of duty) as they apply to the study of such moral problems as sexual morality, pornography, abortion, euthanasia, capital punishment, and job discrimination. Prerequisite(s): Level 2 placement in English  or concurrent enrollment in ENGL 1010  and ENGL 0815 ; Level 2 placement in Reading . Note: PHIL 1111 meets the general education requirement for Humanities.

    Semester Availability: All

    * This course is part of the general education core.

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    PHIL 2022 - Philosophy of Religion*


    (Honors Option Offered)

    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    A survey of major theoretical issues in the philosophy of religion. Topics include the existence of God, the relationship between religion and ethics, the problem of evil, the role of faith, the status of religious language, and the meaning of human life and death. Prerequisite(s): Level 2 placement in English  or concurrent enrollment in ENGL 1010  and ENGL 0815 ; Level 2 placement in Reading . Note: PHIL 2022 meets the general education requirement for Humanities.

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring

    * This course is part of the general education core.

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    PHIL 2024 - Environmental/Animal Ethics


    (Honors Option Offered)

    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    A survey of conceptual and ethical questions in contemporary environmental philosophy. Topics include factory farming, animal testing, global warming, natural resource management, pollution, and philosophical debate over the significance of key concepts such as person, value, and right. Prerequisite(s): Level 2 placement in English  or concurrent enrollment in ENGL 1010  and ENGL 0815 ; Level 2 placement in Reading .

    Semester Availability: Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    PHIL 2200 - World Religions*


    (Honors Option Offered)

    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    An introduction to the academic study of comparative religion. Topics include basic elements of religion; strategies for recognizing patterns of similarity and divergence among different religions; and the origins, development, and fundamental beliefs and practices of Hinduism, Taoism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Jainism, Sikhism, Shinto, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, among others. Prerequisite(s): Level 2 placement in English  or concurrent enrollment in ENGL 1010  and ENGL 0815 ; Level 2 placement in Reading . Note: PHIL 2200 meets the general education requirement for Humanities.

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring

    * This course is part of the general education core.

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    PHIL 2300 - Ethics in Medicine


    (Honors Option Offered)

    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    An exploration of particular moral and conceptual issues suffusing the practice of health care professionals. Topics include representative instances of actual clinical situations that generate moral concerns and ways to address these dilemmas with the assistance of philosophical reflection. Prerequisite(s): Level 2 placement in English  or concurrent enrollment in ENGL 1010  and ENGL 0815 ; Level 2 placement in Reading .

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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Photography

  
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    PHO 1110 - Basic Photography/Photographer


    (formerly Basic Photography)
    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    An introduction to the fundamentals of Digital SLR camera operation. Topics include camera controls, exposure, lenses, and composition. A digital SLR camera is required.

    Semester Availability: All

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    PHO 1115 - History of Photography


    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    An introduction to the history of photography and critiquing photographs. Topics include new and old imaging techniques, visual literacy, and uses of photography in media and advertising. Prerequisite(s): ENGL 1010 

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    PHO 1170 - Business for Photographers


    (formerly Business of Photography)
    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    An introduction to creating a business in photography. Topics include business licensing, marketing, estimating and invoicing jobs, copyrighting, tax laws and deductions, stock photography, location scouting, and props.

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    PHO 1210 - Black & White Photography I


    3 Credits
    2 Class Hours, 2 Lab Hours

    An introduction to basic black-and-white photography. Topics include exposure, film processing, printing, composition, and the study of black-and-white photography as an art form. A film SLR camera is required. Prerequisite(s): PHO 1110  with a grade of “C” or higher.

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    PHO 1230 - Color Lab Fundamentals


    (Formerly Color Lab Techniques I)
    3 Credits
    2 Class Hours, 2 Lab Hours

    An introduction to practical and creative applications of color theory. Topics include shooting and scanning color film, color correction, color management and color printing materials and processes. A film SLR camera is required. Prerequisite(s): PHO 1210 , COM 1230 , and COM 1170  with a grade of “C” or higher in all listed prerequisites.

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    PHO 1240 - Lighting I


    3 Credits
    2 Class Hours, 2 Lab Hours

    An introductory lighting course. Topics include lighting with professional studio equipment, student’s battery powered strobes, the use of light meters, stands, and umbrellas both on location and in the studio. A removable flash is required. Prerequisite(s): PHO 1110  with a grade of “C” or higher.

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    PHO 1270 - Portfolio / Photography


    (formerly Portfolio Practicum)
    3 Credits
    2 Class Hours, 2 Lab Hours

    An advanced class providing instruction in the process of how to develop a professional portfolio. Topics include portfolio design, presentation, and self-promotion. Prerequisite(s): PHO 1110 , PHO 1210 , PHO 1230 , PHO 1240 , PHO 1350 , and PHO 1490 ; COM 2240  with a grade of “C” or higher in all listed prerequisites.

    Semester Availability: Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    PHO 1310 - Black & White Photography II


    3 Credits
    2 Class Hours, 2 Lab Hours

    A continuation of the skills learned in PHO 1210 . Students explore more advanced exposure methods, processing, and printing techniques as well as such topics as archival printing, toning, alternative printing processes, and print presentation. Prerequisite(s): PHO 1210  with a grade of “C” or higher.

    Semester Availability: Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    PHO 1320 - Creative Color Photography


    (Formerly Color Lab Techniques II)
    3 Credits
    2 Class Hours, 2 Lab Hours

    An exploration of advanced photographic and imaging techniques with an emphasis on the creative process. Students create a series of images to be displayed on campus. Prerequisite(s): COM 2240 PHO 1240 , and PHO 1490  with a grade of “C” or higher in all listed prerequisites.

    Semester Availability: Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    PHO 1330 - Alternative Photo Processes


    3 Credits
    2 Class Hours, 2 Lab Hours

    An intensive introduction to hand-applied emulsions onto various types of art papers. Students study and work with methods that pre-date silver-gelatin photography. Prerequisite(s): PHO 1210  with a grade of “C” or higher.

    Semester Availability: Fall

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    PHO 1350 - Lighting II


    3 Credits
    2 Class Hours, 2 Lab Hours

    An advanced lighting course, with an emphasis on in-studio lighting, environmental portraiture, and commercial product photography. Topics include tungsten lighting and studio flash, lenses, exposure calculations, and commercial applications. Prerequisite(s): PHO 1240  with a grade of “C” or higher.

    Semester Availability: Spring

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    PHO 1410 - Nature Photography


    3 Credits
    2 Class Hours, 2 Lab Hours

    An introduction to field techniques in nature photography. Topics include natural light, composition, close-up photography, and critiquing images created for class. Weather permitting, each meeting consists of a field session and a classroom session. Prerequisite(s): PHO 1110  and COM 1230  with a grade of “C” or higher in all listed prerequisites.

    Semester Availability: Fall

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    PHO 1430 - Portrait Techniques


    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    An introduction to portrait techniques, with emphasis on posing for male, female, group, and couples. Topics include studio lighting, camera equipment, and portable outdoor lighting. Prerequisite(s): PHO 1110 , PHO 1240  and COM 1230  with a grade of “C” or higher in all listed prerequisites.

    Semester Availability: Fall

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    PHO 1470 - Photojournalism


    3 Credits
    2 Class Hours, 2 Lab Hours

    An introduction to photojournalism. Topics include techniques and equipment needed when shooting for publication and places an emphasis on producing digital images. Prerequisite(s): PHO 1110 , PHO 1490 , and COM 1230  with a grade of “C” or higher in all listed prerequisites.

    Semester Availability: Fall

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    PHO 1490 - Advanced Digital Photography


    (formerly Digital Photography)
    3 Credits
    2 Class Hours, 2 Lab Hours

    An in-depth study of capturing and processing digital images using digital asset management strategies with Adobe Lightroom®. Topics include white balance, lenses, exposing to the right, and exporting images with correct color profiles to inkjet and RGB printers. Prerequisite(s): PHO 1110 , COM 1230 , and COM 1170  with a grade of “C” or higher in all listed prerequisites.

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    PHO 2000 - Sports Photography


    3 Credits
    2 Class Hours, 2 Lab Hours

    An introduction to sports photography in the digital age. Topics include equipment, shooting techniques, editing and critiquing photographs for submission, and obtaining press credentials. Prerequisite(s): PHO 1110  and COM 1230  with a grade of “C” or higher in all listed prerequisites.

    Semester Availability: Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    PHO 2190 - Advanced Digital Printmaking


    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    A continuation of PHO 1490  and COM 2240  using Adobe Photoshop®. Topics include advanced color management, advanced digital manipulation of images, problem-solving, and various printmaking techniques. Prerequisite(s): PHO 1490 , COM 1230 , COM 2240  with a grade of “C” or higher in all listed prerequisites and approval of instructor.

    Semester Availability: Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    PHO 2300 - DSLR Video


    3 Credits
    2 Class Hours, 2 Lab Hours

    An introduction to using a DSLR camera for shooting motion/video. Topics include camera settings, capturing audio, using additional support equipment and telling a story through video. A digital SLR camera that captures video is required. Prerequisite(s): PHO 1110  or COM 1190  with a grade of “C” or higher in all listed prerequisites.

    Semester Availability: Fall

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    PHO 2850 - Special Topics


    3 Credits
    2 Class Hours, 2 Lab Hours

    An independent and in-depth exploration of advanced photography techniques. Students develop a cohesive body of work while refining their technical skills. Prerequisite(s): Students must have completed a minimum of 30 credit hours in PHO courses with a grade of “C” or higher in all PHO courses. Instructor approval required.

    Semester Availability: Fall

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    PHO 2900 - Special Topics B/W Darkroom


    3 Credits
    2 Class Hours, 2 Lab Hours

    An independent and in-depth exploration of the black and white darkroom. Students will develop a project and produce a cohesive body of prints while refining their darkroom skills. Prerequisite(s): PHO 1210  with a grade of “C” or higher or comparable experience.

    Semester Availability: Fall

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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Physics

  
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    PHYS 2010 - Non-Calculus Based Physics I*


    4 Credits
    3 Class Hours, 3 Lab Hours

    An algebra/trigonometry-based course in the concepts and principles of mechanics, fluids, heat, and thermodynamics. 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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    PHYS 2020 - Non-Calculus Based Physics II*


    4 Credits
    3 Class Hours, 3 Lab Hours

    An algebra/trigonometry-based course in the concepts and principles of wave motion, sound, electricity and magnetism, light and optics, and elements of modern physics. Prerequisite(s): PHYS 2010 

    Semester Availability: All

    * This course is part of the general education core.

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    PHYS 2110 - Calculus Based Physics I*


    4 Credits
    3 Class Hours, 3 Lab Hours

    A calculus-based course in the concepts and principles of mechanics, fluids, heat, and thermodynamics. This course is intended to serve students who plan to major in science or engineering at the four-year college level. Prerequisite(s): MATH 1910 

    Semester Availability: Fall

    * This course is part of the general education core.

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    PHYS 2120 - Calculus Based Physics II*


    4 Credits
    3 Class Hours, 3 Lab Hours

    A calculus-based course in the concepts and principles of wave motion, sound, electricity and magnetism, light and optics, and the elements of modern physics. This course is intended to serve students who plan to major in science or engineering at the four-year college level. Prerequisite(s): PHYS 2110 

    Semester Availability: Spring

    * This course is part of the general education core.

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Paralegal Studies

  
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    LEGL 1300 - Intro to Paralegal Studies


    (Formerly PLAW 1000)
    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    An introduction to the work performed by paralegals, regulation of the profession, legal and paralegal ethics, structure of the court systems and survey of substantive areas of law.

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    LEGL 1301 - Legal Ethics & Professionalism


    (Formerly PLAW 2600 - Legal Ethics)
    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    A study of the Tennessee Rules of Professional Conduct, the unauthorized practice of law, confidentiality, and the various roles a paralegal plays in a law office. Prerequisite(s): LEGL 1300  

    Semester Availability: Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    LEGL 1320 - Legal Research


    (Formerly PLAW 1200)
    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    An introduction to principles of legal research including traditional and online resources. Prerequisite(s): LEGL 1300 , LEGL 1330  

    Semester Availability: Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    LEGL 1330 - Legal Writing


    (Formerly PLAW 1100)
    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    An introduction to skills necessary to create written documents used in the legal workplace.

    Semester Availability: Fall

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    LEGL 1340 - Family Law


    (Formerly PLAW 2200)
    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    An introduction to the substantive and procedural laws in family law with emphasis on paralegal tasks. Prerequisite(s): LEGL 1300 , LEGL 1330  

    Semester Availability: Fall

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    LEGL 1345 - Elder Law


    (Formerly PLAW 2650)
    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    A study of the issues involving representation of the elderly and their families with an emphasis of the role of the paralegal. Topics include wills, conservatorships, guardianships, and elder abuse. Prerequisite(s): LEGL 1300  

    Semester Availability: Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    LEGL 1350 - Torts


    (Formerly PLAW 2100)
    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    An introduction to state and federal law applicable to civil injury and property damage. Prerequisite(s): LEGL 1300  

    Semester Availability: Fall

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    LEGL 1360 - Criminal Law


    (Formerly PLAW 2450 - Issues in Criminal Law)
    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    A survey of state and federal law of crimes and criminal procedure and the paralegal’s role in criminal cases. Prerequisite(s): LEGL 1300  

    Semester Availability: Fall

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    LEGL 2305 - Law and Medicine


    (Formerly PLAW 2800 - Legal Issues in Medicine)
    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    An introduction to the laws regulating the health care industry; medical research; and emphasis on the paralegal’s role in obtaining and organizing medical records. Prerequisite(s): LEGL 1300  

    Semester Availability: Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    LEGL 2310 - Corporate Law


    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    A study of corporations, limited liability companies, and other forms of businesses. Students prepare documents related to these forms of business. Prerequisite(s): LEGL 1300  

    Semester Availability: Fall

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    LEGL 2317 - Humanitarian Law


    (Formerly PLAW 2700)
    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    An exploration of the ethical and humanitarian issues that arise during armed conflicts. The primary learning goal of Humanitarian Law is to help young people embrace the principles of humanity in their daily lives. Prerequisite(s): LEGL 1300  

    Semester Availability: Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    LEGL 2320 - Employment Law


    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    An overview of substantive areas of employment law. Topics include employment discrimination, sexual harassment, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and privacy issues in the workplace. Prerequisite(s): LEGL 1300  

    Semester Availability: Spring

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    LEGL 2322 - Administrative Law


    (Formerly PLAW 2550)
    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    A study of the issues involving proceedings by adminstrative agencies with an emphasis on the role of the paralegal. Topics include administrative agencies, administrative procedure, and appeals from administrative decisions. Prerequisite(s): LEGL 1300  

    Semester Availability: Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    LEGL 2340 - Property Law


    (Formerly PLAW 2400 - Real Property Law)
    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    A study of real estate law including estates in land, concurrent ownership, and transactions involving the sale and lease of real property. Emphasis placed on information gathering, title search, and preparation of documents used in basic real estate transactions, file management, and real estate closings. Prerequisite(s): LEGL 1300  

    Semester Availability: Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    LEGL 2350 - Bankruptcy and Creditor Rights


    (Formerly PLAW 2300 - Bankruptcy)
    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    An introduction to bankruptcy procedures with emphasis on paralegal tasks. Prerequisite(s): LEGL 1300 , LEGL 1330  

    Semester Availability: Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    LEGL 2380 - Civil Litigation Skills I


    (Formerly PLAW 2000 - Civil Litigation and Procedure)
    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    An introduction to civil litigation and practices in federal and state courts and practical law office skills. Prerequisite(s): LEGL 1300 , LEGL 1330  

    Semester Availability: Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    LEGL 2391 - Co-op I


    (Formerly PLAW 2915 - Cooperative Education)
    1.5 to 3 Credits
    20+ Contact Hours Per Week

    Internship in a legal work environment that provides on-the-job work experience while earning credit. Apply skills and knowledge learned in paralegal courses in a private legal practice or governmental agency. Prerequisite(s): Permission from Instructor

    Semester Availability: All

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway


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    LEGL 2392 - Co-op II


    (Formerly PLAW 2925 - Cooperative Education)
    1.5 to 3 Credits
    20+ Contact Hours Per Week

    Internship in a legal work environment that provides on-the-job work experience while earning credit. Apply skills and knowledge learned in paralegal courses in a private legal practice or governmental agency. Prerequisite(s): Permission from Instructor

    Semester Availability: All

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway


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Political Science

  
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    POLS 1030 - American Government*


    (Formerly American National Government)
    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    An introduction to foundations and principles of American national government such as constitutional principles, functions, and administration of American national government, Congress, the Presidency, the Supreme Court, and the U.S. political system. Prerequisite(s): Level 2 placement in English and Reading . Note: POLS 1030 meets the requirement for a Social Sciences elective.

    Semester Availability: All

    * This course is part of the general education core.

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    POLS 1111 - Intro to Political Science


    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    An introduction to classic thinkers in political science and essential concepts in Western political thought. Topics include democracy, rights, sovereignty, republicanism, majorities, and minorities. Prerequisite(s): Level 2 placement in English and Reading .

    Semester Availability: All

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    POLS 2010 - State and Local Government*


    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    An introduction to politics and administration at the state and local levels. Topics include legislative, judicial, and administrative institutions, processes, and settings and comparisons of major issues. Prerequisite(s): Level 2 placement in English and Reading . Note: POLS 2010 meets the requirement for a social sciences elective.

    * This course is part of the general education core.

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    POLS 2020 - Survey of European Governments


    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    A study and comparison of the governments and politics of England, France, Germany, the European Community and others. Prerequisite(s): Level 2 placement in English and Reading . Note: POLS 2020 meets the requirement for a social sciences elective.

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Physical Science

  
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    PSCI 1030 - Survey of Physical Science*


    4 Credits
    3 Class Hours, 3 Lab Hours

    This course is a conceptual introduction to physical science using a minimum of mathematics. Topics include Newtonian mechanics, gravitation, waves, sound, electricity, magnetism, heat and optics, and an introduction to modern physics. 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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Psychology

  
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    PSYC 1030 - General Psychology*


    (Formerly PYSC 1111 Intro to Psychology)
    (Honors Option Offered)

    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    An introduction to the fundamentals of human behavior. Topics include biological bases of behavior, sensation and perception, motivation, learning and memory, maturation and development, personality, and social psychology. Prerequisite(s): Level 2 placement in English  or concurrent enrollment in ENGL 1010  and ENGL 0815 ; Level 2 placement in Reading  or concurrent enrollment in READ 0815 . Note: PSYC 1030 meets the requirement for a Social Sciences elective.

    Semester Availability: All

    * This course is part of the general education core.

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    PSYC 2000 - Coping: Addictions/Disorders


    1 Credit
    1 Class Hour

    Topics include a study of how addictions/disorders impact various aspects of everyday life. Topics include eating disorders, substance abuse, and Internet addiction. Prerequisite(s): Level 2 placement in English  or concurrent enrollment in ENGL 1010  and ENGL 0815 ; Level 2 placement in Reading  or concurrent enrollment in READ 0815 .

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    PSYC 2100 - Educational Psychology


    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    A study and application of the principles of growth and development, learning theory, and assessment techniques in the classroom setting. Motivating and facilitating learning processes in school settings will be emphasized. Field experiences in an approved classroom are required. Prerequisite(s): Level 2 placement in English and Reading . Note: This course is the same as EDUC 2110 .

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    PSYC 2110 - Psychology of Adjustment


    (Formerly PSYC 1115)
    (Honors Option Offered)

    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    A study of personal and social adjustment in modern society. Topics include maturing self-concept, healthy interpersonal relationships, constructive management of emotion and stress, and prevention of maladjustment. Prerequisite(s): Level 2 placement in English  or concurrent enrollment in ENGL 1010  and ENGL 0815 ; Level 2 placement in Reading  or concurrent enrollment in READ 0815 .

    Semester Availability: All

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    PSYC 2115 - Child & Adolescent Development


    (Formerly PSYC 2120)
    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    An examination of children from a developmental perspective. Focuses on how children change as a result of age and experience. Topics include the interplay of biology, experience, and current level of development; how early experiences affect later development; and self-development. Prerequisite(s): Level 2 placement in English and Reading .

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