2015-2016 Catalog 
    
    Jan 24, 2020  
2015-2016 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


 

Psychology

  
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    PSYC 2120 - Social Psychology*


    (Formerly PSYC 2113)
    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    A study of the individual in society. Topics include social behavior, socialization, perception, interaction, ethnicity and prejudice, effects of media and mass communication, attitude formation, altruism, and aggression. The methodologies of social psychology are also studied. (This course is the same as SOCI 2113 .) Prerequisite(s): Level 2 placement in English and Reading . Note: PSYC 2120 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 2125 - Abnormal Psychology


    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    A study of major patterns of abnormal behavior and their descriptions and diagnoses, interpretation, treatment, and prevention. Prerequisite(s): Level 2 placement in English and Reading ; PSYC 1030 .

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    PSYC 2127 - Psychology of Human Sexuality


    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    An introduction to the study of human sexuality, with an emphasis on empirical research in psychological, biological, and sociological domains. An exploration of theories and current research related to psychological and physiological aspects of human sexuality is incorporated. Topics include reproduction, gender roles, cross-cultural perspectives, and interpersonal relationships. Prerequisite(s): PSYC 1030 ; Level 2 placement in English and Reading .

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    PSYC 2130 - Life Span Psychology*


    (Formerly PSYC 2111 Psy of Human Growth & Dev)
    (Honors Option Offered)

    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    A survey of the biological and environmental factors influencing the physical, intellectual, social, emotional, and language development from birth until death. Explores causes and results of interruption in or interference with the developmental process. 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 2130 meets the requirement for a Social Sciences elective.

    Semester Availability: All

    * This course is part of the general education core.

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Industrial Process Control Technology

  
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    PTEC 1010 - Technical Chemistry


    5 Credits
    4 Class Hours, 3 Lab Hours

    Study of basic chemistry concepts and equipment to instruct prospective process control technicians and chemical operators in proper sampling methods, laboratory techniques, and process monitoring. This applications-based course emphasizes hands-on, practical exercises and experiences both in the laboratory and in an industrial environment. Prerequisite(s): Level 2 placement or higher in English, Math, and Reading . Completion of MATH 1630  HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.

    Semester Availability: Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    PTEC 1020 - Orientation to Indust. Safety


    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    An introduction to the safety, health, and environment issues within the process control industry. Topics include the roles and responsibilities of Process Technicians, the environment in which they work, and the equipment and systems in which they operate.

    Semester Availability: Fall, Summer

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    PTEC 1050 - Intro to Process Control


    3 Credits
    2 Class Hours, 2 Lab Hours

    An introductory course for students entering the Industrial Process Control program. Students will be introduced to physical science topics including solids, liquids, heat transfer, thermodynamics, electronics, and electricity and their significance in Process Control. This class is intended to provide a scientific background in the physics of plant operations, while preparing students for PTEC 1060 .

    Semester Availability: Fall, Summer

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    PTEC 1060 - Process Technology I


    4 Credits
    3 Class Hours, 2 Lab Hours

    An introduction to PT I: Equipment within the PTEC industry. Topics include PTEC industry-related equipment concepts including purpose, components, operation, and the Process Technician’s role for operating and troubleshooting the equipment. Prerequisite(s): PTEC 1050 

    Semester Availability: Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    PTEC 1070 - Process Technology II


    4 Credits
    3 Class Hours, 2 Lab Hours

    Study of the interrelation of PTEC equipment and PTEC systems. Students will arrange PTEC equipment into basic systems, describe the purpose and the function of specific PTEC systems, explain how factors affecting PTEC systems are controlled under normal conditions, and recognize abnormal PTEC conditions. Introduces the concept of system and plant economics. Prerequisite(s): PTEC 1060 

    Semester Availability: Fall

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    PTEC 1080 - Process Technology III


    4 Credits
    3 Class Hours, 2 Lab Hours

    An introduction to operations within the PTEC industry. Students use existing knowledge of equipment, systems, and instrumentation to understand the operation of an entire unit. Study of concepts related to commissioning, normal startup, normal operations, normal shutdown, turnarounds, and abnormal situations, as well as the Process Technician’s role in performing the tasks associated with these concepts. Prerequisite(s): PTEC 1020 , PTEC 1070 

    Semester Availability: Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    PTEC 2000 - Electrical I


    5 Credits
    4 Class Hours, 3 Lab Hours

    Topics include electrical safety, theory, introduction to the NEC, hand bending, raceways and fittings, conductors and cables, basic electrical construction drawings, electrical test equipment, AC theory, conduit bending, terminations and splices, grounding and bonding, circuit breakers and fuses, and control systems. 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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    PTEC 2010 - Electrical II


    5 Credits
    4 Class Hours, 3 Lab Hours

    Topics include calculating conductance, applications of lighting, distribution equipment, transformers, commercial electrical services, motor calculations and controls, healthcare facilities, basic electronic theory, HVAC controls, and introductory skills for the crew leader. Prerequisite(s): PTEC 2000 

    Semester Availability: Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    PTEC 2020 - Quality


    3 Credits
    2 Class Hours, 2 Lab Hours

    Helps students understand customer expectations in a manufacturing system and continuous improvement methodology. Demonstrates procedures and policies to ensure operating consistency, reduce variability in the process, reduce waste, and prevent safety incidents. Students use Quality Tools and team problem solving techniques. Prerequisite(s): Completion of MATH 1630  HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.

    Semester Availability: Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    PTEC 2050 - Instrumentation I


    5 Credits
    4 Class Hours, 3 Lab Hours

    Topics include PTEC variables and the various instruments used to sense, measure, transmit and control these variables. Introduces control loops and the elements that are found in different types of loops, such as controllers, regulators, and final control elements. Concludes with a study of instrumentation drawings and diagrams and a unit on troubleshooting instrumentation. Prerequisite(s): PTEC 2000 

    Semester Availability: Fall

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    PTEC 2060 - Instrumentation II


    4 Credits
    3 Class Hours, 2 Lab Hours

    Topics include switches, relays, annunciators systems, signal conversion and transmission, controllers, control schemes, advanced control schemes, digital control, programmable logic control, distributed control systems, instrumentation power supplies, emergency shutdown systems, and instrumentation malfunctions. Prerequisite(s): PTEC 2050 

    Semester Availability: Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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Reading

  
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    READ 0810 - Learning Support Reading I


    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    This course is designed to help students develop the necessary literal and critical comprehension skills for reading college entry-level material. Includes readings from a variety of courses and computer-based exercises to practice skills. Prerequisite(s): Level 1 placement in Reading . Note: Enrollment available only to students enrolled in a technical certificate program that requires learning support competency in reading but does not require a college-level general education course.

    Semester Availability: As needed

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    READ 0815 - Reading Support


    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    This course accompanies a college-level class and helps students to learn and practice reading strategies for this and other college-level classes. Successful completion of this course prepares students for the reading they will do in subsequent college courses. This course cannot be taken by itself and must be completed with an on-ground section of a college-level course that lists READ 0815 as a co-requisite. Prerequisite(s): Level 1 placement in Reading . Co-requisite(s): Concurrent enrollment in a general education course that specifies READ 0815 as a co-requisite

    Semester Availability: All

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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Sociology

  
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    SOCI 1010 - Introduction to Sociology*


    (Formerly SOCI 1111)
    (Honors Option Offered)

    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    An introduction to the study of society, social groups, and social interaction. Topics include culture and society, socialization, social stratification, minorities, education, religion, and social change. 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: SOCI 1010 meets the requirement for a Social Sciences elective.

    Semester Availability: All

    * This course is part of the general education core.

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    SOCI 1020 - Social Problems*


    (Formerly SOCI 1112)
    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    A study of issues and topics identified as social problems in American society, such as crime, drug and alcohol abuse, environment, changing family and gender relationships, poverty, and violence. Prerequisite(s): Level 2 placement in English and Reading . SOCI 1010  is suggested as a prerequisite. Note: SOCI 1020 meets the requirement for a Social Sciences elective.

    Semester Availability: All

    * This course is part of the general education core.

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    SOCI 1120 - Intro to Cultural Anthropology


    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    An introduction to the study of human culture. Focuses on human adaptation and diversity, development and variety of economic, political, religious, family, and expressive institutions. Prerequisite(s): Level 2 placement in English and Reading . SOCI 1010  is recommended as a prerequisite.

    Semester Availability: Upon Request

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    SOCI 2010 - Marriage and Family*


    (Formerly SOCI 2112)
    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    A study of the social, cultural, and personal factors relating to mate selection and family life. Assists students in understanding the values, marriages, and families of contemporary America. Topics include human intimacy, family relations through the life cycle, kinship, child rearing, sources of strain and violence, and sources of bonding in family life. Prerequisite(s): Level 2 placement in English and Reading . Note: SOCI 2010 meets the requirement for a Social Sciences elective.

    Semester Availability: All

    * This course is part of the general education core.

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    SOCI 2113 - Social Psychology*


    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    A study of the individual in society. Topics include social behavior, socialization, perception, interaction, ethnicity and prejudice, attitude formation, altruism, aggression, effects of media and mass communication, and the methodologies of social psychology. (This course is the same as PSYC 2120 .) Prerequisite(s): Level 2 placement in English and Reading . Note: SOCI 2113 meets the requirement for a Social Sciences elective.

    * This course is part of the general education core.

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Spanish

  
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    SPAN 1010 - Beginning Spanish I


    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    An introduction to the Spanish language. Provides a foundation in reading, writing, speaking, and aural comprehension. Prerequisite(s): Level 2 placement in English ; Level 1 placement in Reading .

    Semester Availability: All

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    SPAN 1020 - Beginning Spanish II


    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    A continuation of SPAN 1010 . Students improve skills in reading, writing, speaking, and aural comprehension. Prerequisite(s): SPAN 1010  or instructor permission

    Semester Availability: All

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    SPAN 2010 - Intermediate Spanish I


    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    A continuation of the development of the student’s knowledge of Spanish. Students build aural comprehension skills and speaking ability, write compositions, and study Spanish literature and Hispanic culture. Prerequisite(s): SPAN 1020  or instructor permission

    Semester Availability: Fall

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    SPAN 2020 - Intermediate Spanish II


    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    A continuation of the development of the student’s knowledge of Spanish. Students increase aural comprehension skills and speaking ability, further develop their writing skills, and broaden their study of Hispanic literature. Prerequisite(s): SPAN 2010  or instructor permission.

    Semester Availability: Spring

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    SPAN 2025 - Conversational Spanish


    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    A study of grammar and vocabulary acquired in previous Spanish courses by focusing on listening and speaking skills. Topics include a variety of cultural, social and academic subjects. Incorporates a range of practical activities to help students gain proficiency in expressing and defending their opinions/ positions. Prerequisite(s): SPAN 2020  or instructor permission

    Semester Availability: As needed

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Speech

  
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    SPCH 1010 - Fundamentals of Speech Comm*


    (Honors Option Offered)

    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    An exploration and practical application of communication theory in various contexts: interpersonal, small group, and public speaking. Prerequisite(s): ENGL 1010  and Level 2 placement in Reading  or concurrent enrollment in READ 0815 .

    Semester Availability: All

    * This course is part of the general education core.

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    SPCH 1112 - Speech*


    (Honors Option Offered)

    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    An introduction to the fundamentals of public speaking. Emphasis is on preparing and delivering informative and persuasive speeches. Prerequisite(s): ENGL 1010  and Level 2 placement in Reading  or concurrent enrollment in READ 0815 .

    Semester Availability: All

    * This course is part of the general education core.

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    SPCH 2111 - Interpersonal Skills


    (Honors Option Offered)

    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    A study of interpersonal communication behaviors. Topics include interpersonal communication principles and theories, self in interpersonal communication, culture, and conflict resolution. Prerequisite(s): ENGL 1010  and Level 2 placement in Reading .

    Semester Availability: Fall

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    SPCH 2112 - Advanced Public Speaking


    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    An advanced study of the principles and processes of effective communication in public contexts and public communication. Course builds on fundamental public speaking skills as applied to various settings, audiences, purposes, and contexts. Prerequisite(s): SPCH 1010  or SPCH 1112  or instructor permission.

    Semester Availability: Fall

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    SPCH 2222 - Business and Professional Comm


    (Honors Option Offered)

    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    A study of the principles and skills necessary for appropriate and effective communication in today’s organizations. Topics include introduction to communication processes in organizations, leadership, interpersonal principles, listening, nonverbal and verbal communication, conflict, culture, managing group communication, and interviewing. Prerequisite(s): SPCH 1010  or SPCH 1112  or instructor permission

    Semester Availability: Spring

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Surgical Technology

  
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    SURG 1001 - Intro to Surgical Technology


    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours, 3 Lab Hours

    An introduction to principles, techniques, and issues in the operating room environment. Topics include patient care concepts, equipment and instrumentation, job responsibilities, sterile technique, professional management, and self-management. A grade of “C” or above must be earned in courses to meet requirements for enrollment in subsequent courses. A grade of “C” or above in all Surgical Technology curriculum courses must be earned prior to graduation. Prerequisite(s): Program application, interview and instructor permission, completed health and program documentation including background check and drug screening.

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    SURG 1002 - Basic Skills


    1 Credit
    3 Lab Hours

    A study of sterile technique and basic techniques necessary to function as a surgical technologist in the scrub role. Topics include principles of sterile technique, surgical scrub, gowning and gloving self and others, case setup, medication handling, counts, draping, and proper instrument handling. A grade of “C” or above must be earned in courses to meet requirements for enrollment in subsequent courses. A grade of “C” or above in all Surgical Technology curriculum courses must be earned prior to graduation. Prerequisite(s): Program application, interview and instructor permission, completed health program documentation including background check and drug screening. Co-requisite(s): SURG 1003 , SURG 1004 .

    Semester Availability: Summer, Fall

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    SURG 1003 - Intro to Clinical Experience


    2 Credits
    1 Class Hour, 3 Lab Hours

    An introduction to the operating room environment. Topics include patient care concepts, equipment and instrumentation, job responsibilities, sterile technique, and professional and self-management. A grade of “C” or above must be earned in courses to meet requirements for enrollment in subsequent courses. A grade of “C” or above in all Surgical Technology curriculum courses must be earned prior to graduation. Prerequisite(s): Program application, interview and instructor permission, completed health and program documentation including background check and drug screening. Co-requisite(s): SURG 1002 , SURG 1004 .

    Semester Availability: Summer, Fall

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    SURG 1004 - Advanced Skills Lab


    1 Credit
    3 Lab Hours

    A study of advanced sterile technique and basic techniques necessary to function as a surgical technologist in the scrub role. Topics include principles of sterile technique, surgical scrub, gowning and gloving self and others, case setup, medication handling, counts, draping, and proper instrument handling. A grade of “C” or above must be earned in courses to meet requirements for enrollment in subsequent courses. A grade of “C” or above in all Surgical Technology curriculum courses must be earned prior to graduation. Prerequisite(s): Program application, interview and instructor permission, completed health and program documentation including background check and drug screening. Co-requisite(s): SURG 1002 , SURG 1003 .

    Semester Availability: Summer, Fall

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    SURG 1005 - Microbiology for Surgical Tech


    2 Credits
    2 Class Hours

    An introduction to basic microbiology, immunology, and disease processes with emphasis on antimicrobial techniques used in the operating room. Topics include historical microbiology, pathogenicity, the immune response, sterilization, and antiseptic and disinfection techniques. A grade of “C” or above must be earned in courses to meet requirements for enrollment in subsequent courses. A grade of “C” or above in all Surgical Technology curriculum courses must be earned prior to graduation.

    Semester Availability: All

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    SURG 1006 - Basic Chemistry/Pharmacology


    2 Credits
    2 Class Hours

    An introduction to basic chemistry and pharmacology with emphasis on drugs and techniques used in the operating room. Topics include medication measurement and delivery, types and actions of medications, routes of administration, and medications used in surgery.  A grade of “C” or above must be earned in courses to meet requirements for enrollment in subsequent courses. A grade of “C” or above in all Surgical Technology curriculum courses must be earned prior to graduation. Prerequisite(s): Completion of all competencies in Learning Support math.

    Semester Availability: All

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    SURG 1010 - Surgical Procedures


    6 Credits
    6 Class Hours

    An overview of the relevant anatomy, pathophysiology, preparations, instrumentation, purpose, and expected outcome for surgical procedures covered in the course. Topics include procedures in General, Gynecologic, ENT, Orthopaedic, Urologic surgery, as well as procedures in other common specialties. A grade of “C” or above must be earned in courses to meet requirements for enrollment in subsequent courses. A grade of “C” or above in all Surgical Technology curriculum courses must be earned prior to graduation. Prerequisite(s): Program application, interview and instructor permission, completed health and program documentation including background check and drug screening. Also BIOL 1000 , BIOL 1004 , SURG 1001 , SURG 1002 , SURG 1003 , SURG 1004 , SURG 1005 , and SURG 1006 . Co-requisite(s): SURG 1011 , SURG 1012 .

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    SURG 1011 - Clinical Practicum I


    5 Credits
    5 Lab Hours

    Course consists of one eight-week supervised clinical rotation during which students will complete comprehensive orientation to clinical practica, practice the skills necessary to perform the duties of a surgical technologist in the scrub role, develop professional behaviors while in the operating room environment, and learn to adequately document their experiences in their Practica. A grade of “C” or above must be earned in courses to meet requirements for enrollment in subsequent courses. A grade of “C” or above in all Surgical Technology curriculum courses must be earned prior to graduation. Prerequisite(s): Program application, interview and instructor permission, completed health and program documentation including background check and drug screening. Also BIOL 1000 , BIOL 1004 , SURG 1001 , SURG 1002 , SURG 1003 , SURG 1004 , SURG 1005 , and SURG 1006 . Co-requisite(s): SURG 1010 , SURG 1012 .

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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    SURG 1012 - Clinical Practicum II


    4 Credits
    4 Lab Hours

    Course consists of one eight-week supervised clinical rotation during which students will practice the skills necessary to perform the duties of a surgical technologist in the scrub role, develop professional behaviors while in the operating room environment, and learn to adequately document their experiences in their Practica. A grade of “C” or above must be earned in courses to meet requirements for enrollment in subsequent courses. A grade of “C” or above in all Surgical Technology curriculum courses must be earned prior to graduation. Prerequisite(s): Program application, interview and instructor permission, completed health and program documentation including background check and drug screening. Also BIOL 1000 , BIOL 1004 , SURG 1001 , SURG 1002 , SURG 1003 , SURG 1004 , SURG 1005 , and SURG 1006 . Co-requisite(s): SURG 1010 , SURG 1011 .

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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Social Work

  
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    SWRK 1020 - Human Behavior Social Environ


    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    A study of human motivation and the impact of the social environment on human behavior. Topics include development of socialization skills and coping mechanisms necessary for effectively functioning in social contexts.

    Semester Availability: All

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    SWRK 2010 - Introduction to Social Work


    (Formerly SOCS 1010 Intro to Social Work)
    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    An introduction and orientation to the field of social work. Topics include professional values and ethics, diverse population groups served, and the historical development and present structure of social services.

    Semester Availability: All

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    SWRK 2020 - Cultural Diversity


    3 Credits
    3 Credit Hours

    A study in social work practice with diverse populations: variables include race, ethnicity, gender, class, and sexual orientation as they relate to generalist social work practice. Students develop self-awareness of their own cultures and the culture of others, and acquire knowledge and understanding of the impact of oppression on diverse groups.

    Semester Availability: Pending

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    SWRK 2025 - Survey of Counseling Theories


    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    A comparative analysis of the major theoretical approaches to the practice of counseling and psychotherapy. Topics include psychodynamic, behavioral, cognitive behavioral, gestalt, transactional analysis, and rational emotive and family systems therapy.

    Semester Availability: Upon Request

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    SWRK 2030 - Intro to Social Welfare Policy


    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    Focuses on the identification of and relationship between social problems and social welfare policy. Emphasis is on social policy analysis using principles of social and economic justice as well as on intervention strategies at the local, state, national, and global levels.

    Semester Availability: Upon Request

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    SWRK 2035 - Alcohol & Drug Abuse


    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    A study of the social issues involved in alcohol and drug abuse and the assessment of sociological theories of alcohol and drug abuse, its prevention, and remediation.

    Semester Availability: Upon Request

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    SWRK 2040 - Interviewing Skills


    (Formerly SOCS 2055 Soc Work Interviewing Skills)
    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    An introduction to interviewing skills and techniques in social work. Focuses on accommodating the cultural and psychological needs of a diverse client population. Prerequisite(s): SWRK 2010 

    Semester Availability: Alternate Fall and Spring

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    SWRK 2045 - Family Systems


    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    An examination of the interpersonal interaction patterns existing in families and of the problems experienced by families in contemporary American society. Topics include the examination of emotional and physical abuse, drug and alcohol addiction, alternative life styles, and changing gender roles.

    Semester Availability: Upon Request

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    SWRK 2050 - Theories/Methods Soc Svs Prac


    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    A study of the theories, methods, and skills of professional practice, including adversarial, conciliatory, developmental, and restorative processes. Emphasis is on the team approach and techniques of casework with individuals and groups. Prerequisite(s): SWRK 2010  

    Semester Availability: Upon Request

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    SWRK 2060 - Field Practicum


    5 Credits
    5 Class Hours

    An opportunity for the student to have direct professional experience in the field of social services. Students complete a minimum of 150 clock hours of fieldwork in a social service agency approved by the Department and will be supervised by both an on-site mentor and a college practicum supervisor. Students are also required to attend all scheduled seminar meetings. Prerequisite(s): Completion of 30 hours of major core courses or instructor permission.

    Semester Availability: Upon Request

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    SWRK 2070 - Soc Svcs for Children & Youth


    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    A study of the special needs of children and youth. Topics include the social services that are available to meet those needs.

    Semester Availability: Upon Request

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Theater

  
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    THEA 1030 - Theatre Appreciation*


    (Formerly Introduction to Theater)
    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    An introduction to the basic social, artistic, and technical elements of theatre. Topics include theatre as storytelling; dramatic genres, styles, and structures; and the contributions of the playwright, designers, director, actors, and audience to the theatrical process. Prerequisite(s): Level 1 placement in English ; Level 2 placement in Reading  or concurrent enrollment in READ 0815 . Note: THEA 1030 is a Humanities elective.

    Semester Availability: All

    * This course is part of the general education core.

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    THEA 1035 - Acting I


    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    An introduction to basic acting techniques for body, voice, and mind. Play-reading and text analysis skills will be developed. Through reading, discussion, scene study, and rehearsal, students will practice skills needed to create believable and entertaining performances. Prerequisite(s): Level 2 placement in English and Reading .

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring

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    THEA 1045 - Acting II


    3 Credits
    3 Class Hours

    Students continue to practice and refine the basic skills of acting learned in Acting I , with greater emphasis on the rehearsal process and characterization. Prerequisite(s): THEA 1035 

    Semester Availability: Fall, Spring

    Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway

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