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Technical Studies-Journeyworker

10-499-5 Associate Degree (AAS) Part Time, Full Time 60 Credits Financial Aid Eligible Times of Day: Day, Evening Locations*: Appleton, Online

*If general education courses are required, they may be available at multiple locations.

If you are currently working on or if you've already completed a trade apprenticeship with at least 400 hours of paid-related instruction (PRI), this degree program will help you build on your experience and add depth to your technical skills. With your Wisconsin Journeyworker Certificate as a solid foundation, you will enhance your career potential with studies in communications, social science, behavioral science and math. You'll begin with 39 credits from your apprenticeship, and add 21 additional credits of general studies. You’ll be well prepared for future career growth in your chosen field.

COURSE LIST

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Course list for reference only. Current students please refer to your individualized program plan or see your advisor.
**Outside effort hours are an estimate based on state standards, and may vary from person to person.

    Technical Studies (39 Credits)

    Course Title
    Course Number
    Credits
    Instructional Hours
    Outside Effort Hours**
    Prior Learning Credit Eligibility
  • Journeyworker-Advanced Standing - 39 Credits
    10-499-039
    39Credit
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 702
    • Outside Effort Hours: 1404
    • Course Number: 10499039
    • Credits: 39.00

    Represents advanced standing for a Wisconsin Journeyworker Certificate of at least four hundred hours of instruction.

    General Studies (15 Credits)

    Select a total of 3 credits from these options
  • Abnormal Psychology
    10-809-159
    3Credit
    54
    108
    N/A
    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10809159
    • Credits: 3.00
    The course addresses the foundations of abnormal psychology and psychological disorders, including their characteristics, possible causes, assessments, diagnostic processes, and treatments. The course includes examination of major historical and theoretical perspectives, research, sociocultural considerations, and elements of psychological wellness.

    Prereq: Student has completed or is in process of completing ANY of the following options:

    • SOC STY 10809198 - Intro to Psychology

    • SOC STY 10809199 - Psychology of Human Relations

    • Instructor Consent

  • Intro to Psychology
    10-809-198
    3Credit
    54
    108
    N/A
    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10809198
    • Credits: 3.00
    This science of psychology course is a survey of multiple aspects of behavior and mental processes. It provides an overview of topics such as research methods, theoretical perspectives, learning, cognition, memory, motivation, emotions, personality, abnormal psychology, physiological factors, social influences, and development.

    Prereq: Student has completed or is in process of completing ALL of the following:

    OR ALL of the following:

    • Student is not in progress in Associate Degree, Apprenticeship, or Technical Diploma (31 or 32 level)

  • Psychology of Human Relations
    10-809-199
    3Credit
    54
    108
    N/A
    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10809199
    • Credits: 3.00
    Explores the relationship between the general principles of psychology and our everyday lives. Students are given the opportunity to achieve a deepened sense of awareness of themselves and others. This understanding enables students to improve their relationships with others at work, in the family, and in society.

    Prereq: Student has completed or is in process of completing ALL of the following:

    OR ALL of the following:

    • Student is not in progress in Associate Degree, Apprenticeship, or Technical Diploma (31 or 32 level)

  • Developmental Psychology
    10-809-188
    3Credit
    54
    108
    N/A
    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10809188
    • Credits: 3.00
    Developmental Psychology is the study of human development throughout the lifespan. This course explores developmental theory and research with an emphasis on the interactive nature of the biological, cognitive, and psychosocial changes that affect the individual conception to death. Application activities and critical thinking skills will enable students to gain an increased knowledge and understanding of themselves and others.

    Prereq: Student has completed or is in process of completing ANY of the following options:

    • SOC STY 10809198 - Intro to Psychology

    • Student is in progress in Practical Nursing (31-543-1) Program of Study

    • Instructor Consent

    Select a total of 3 credits from these options
  • Think Critically & Creatively
    10-809-103
    3Credit
    54
    108
    N/A
    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10809103
    • Credits: 3.00
    Provides instruction about critical and creative thinking that is in high demand in all occupations. Models, theories, and processes provide the foundation for learning logical thinking strategies. Students will apply a systematic approach to problem solving by analyzing the problem, assessing possible solutions, and making effective decisions. In addition, students will generate ideas and analyze complex issues. This course assists students with developing a critical thinking mindset which is essential at every level of personal and professional life.

    Prereq: Student has completed or is in process of completing ALL of the following:

    OR ALL of the following:

    • Student is not in progress in Associate Degree, Apprenticeship, or Technical Diploma (31 or 32 level)

  • Intro to Ethics: Theory & App
    10-809-166
    3Credit
    54
    108
    N/A
    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10809166
    • Credits: 3.00
    This course provides a basic understanding of the theoretical foundations of ethical thought. Diverse ethical perspectives will be used to analyze and compare relevant issues. Students will critically evaluate individual, social and professional standards of behavior, and apply a systematic decision-making process to these situations.

    Prereq: Student has completed or is in process of completing ALL of the following:

    OR ALL of the following:

    • Student is not in progress in Associate Degree, Apprenticeship, or Technical Diploma (31 or 32 level)

  • Contemporary Amer Society
    10-809-197
    3Credit
    54
    108
    N/A
    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10809197
    • Credits: 3.00
    Examine the network of interdependent social systems which affect learners as employees, family members, and citizens. In this interdisciplinary course, learners will study public policy issues which illustrate how our traditional institutions such as family, education, government, work, and media are being changed by global, political, demographic, multicultural, and technological trends. By exploring contemporary issues, learners will expand their use of creative and critical thinking skills in evaluating information, making decisions, advocating positions, and participating in the democratic process.

    Prereq: Student has completed or is in process of completing ALL of the following:

    OR ALL of the following:

    • Student is not in progress in Associate Degree, Apprenticeship, or Technical Diploma (31 or 32 level)

  • Intro to Sociology
    10-809-196
    3Credit
    54
    108
    N/A
    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10809196
    • Credits: 3.00

    Introduces students to the fundamental sociological concepts, including sociological perspectives, research methods, the significance of culture in society, and the socialization process. Other topics include deviance, the impact of groups on behavior, societal inequities, global changes, the role of social institutions, and social stratification.

    Prereq: Student has completed or is in process of completing ALL of the following:

    OR ALL of the following:

    • Student is not in progress in Associate Degree, Apprenticeship, or Technical Diploma (31 or 32 level)

  • Introduction to Diversity Studies
    10-809-172
    3Credit
    54
    108
    N/A
    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10809172
    • Credits: 3.00
    This course introduces the study of diversity from a local to a global perspective using a holistic, interdisciplinary approach that encourages exploration and prepares students to work in a diverse environment. The course introduces basic diversity concepts, examines the impact of bias and power differentials among groups, explores the use of culturally responsive communication strategies, and compares forces that shape diversity in an international context.

    Prereq: Student has completed or is in process of completing ALL of the following:

    OR ALL of the following:

    • Student is not in progress in Associate Degree, Apprenticeship, or Technical Diploma (31 or 32 level)

  • Economics
    10-809-195
    3Credit
    54
    108
    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10809195
    • Credits: 3.00
    This course is designed to give an overview of microeconomics, macroeconomics, and international economics. Concepts include scarcity, resources, alternative economic systems, growth, supply and demand, monetary and fiscal policy, inflation, unemployment and global economic issues.

    Prereq: Student has completed or is in process of completing ALL of the following:

    OR ALL of the following:

    • Student is not in progress in Associate Degree, Apprenticeship, or Technical Diploma (31 or 32 level)

    Select a total of 6 credits from these options
  • Speech
    10-801-198
    3Credit
    54
    108
    N/A
    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10801198
    • Credits: 3.00
    Explores the fundamentals of effective oral presentation to small and large groups. Topic selection, audience analysis, methods of organization, research, supporting evidence, delivery techniques, active listening, and other essential elements of speaking successfully, form the basis of the course. Includes informative, persuasive, and occasion speech presentations. Audience requirements to be determined by the individual colleges.Â

    Prereq: Student has completed or is in process of completing ALL of the following:

    OR ALL of the following:

    • Student is not in progress in Associate Degree, Apprenticeship, or Technical Diploma (31 or 32 level)

  • Technical Reporting
    10-801-197
    3Credit
    54
    108
    N/A
    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10801197
    • Credits: 3.00

    Prepare and present written, oral, and visual communication products, including but not limited to instructions, proposals, informal and formal reports. Produce clear, usable communication by incorporating information design principles, arranging content to satisfy diverse audience needs, and presenting visuals for various contexts. Designed to develop collaborative communication practices, information literacy skills, and ethically responsible professional communication strategies.

    Prereq: Student has completed or is in process of completing ANY of the following options:

    • COMMUNIC 10801136 - English Composition 1 (Grade of C or better required)

    • COMMUNIC 10801195 - Written Communication (Grade of C or better required)

    AND ANY of the following options:

    • Student must have completed 24 Semester Units at the Post Secondary Level. Catalog Number must begin with 10, 20, 30, 31 or 32

    • Student is in progress in General Studies Transfer (UW-Oshkosh) (20-890-4) Program of Study

  • Ethnic Literature
    10-801-145
    3Credit
    54
    108
    N/A
    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10801145
    • Credits: 3.00
    Explores questions of identity within various cultural contexts. Writers represent one or more ethnic groups working in one or more genres of literature with emphasis on developments in voice, genre, and style over chronological periods and geographical zones. Individual sections may vary in particular emphasis.

    Prereq: Student has completed or is in process of completing ANY of the following options:

    • COMMUNIC 10801136 - English Composition 1

    • COMMUNIC 10801195 - Written Communication

  • Introduction to Mass Communications
    10-801-141
    3Credit
    54
    108
    N/A
    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10801141
    • Credits: 3.00
    Explores communication in media and media literacy by providing insight into the important issues that confront students as consumers and purveyors of mass media within the workforce and in society. The mass media revolution, including media technologies, the evolution of media content and platforms, including new media, the impact of media communications on business and society as a whole, media bias, and media law and ethics form the basis of the course.

    Prereq: Student has completed or is in process of completing ALL of the following:

    OR ALL of the following:

    • Student is not in progress in Associate Degree, Apprenticeship, or Technical Diploma (31 or 32 level)

  • Introduction to Literature
    10-801-140
    3Credit
    54
    108
    N/A
    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10801140
    • Credits: 3.00
    Recommended as a first course in literary analysis, this course introduces students to the major genres of literature and addresses issues related to writing about literature and/or other texts.

    Prereq: Student has completed or is in process of completing ANY of the following options:

    • COMMUNIC 10801136 - English Composition 1

    • COMMUNIC 10801195 - Written Communication

  • Oral/Interpersonal Comm - Auto
    10-801-196E
    3Credit
    54
    108
    N/A
    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10801196E
    • Credits: 3.00
    Focuses on developing effective listening techniques and verbal and nonverbal communication skills through oral presentation, group activity, and other projects. The study of self, conflict, and cultural contexts will be explored, as well as their impact on communication.

    Prereq: Student has completed or is in process of completing ALL of the following:

    • Accuplacer Reading 250+ OR HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACT Reading 18+ OR Reading Level 3 Coursework

    • Accuplacer Sentence 237+ OR HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACT English 15+ OR English Level 1 Coursework

    • Student is in progress in the Program of Study of Automotive (10-602-X / 20-602-2 / 32-404-2 / 32-602-X)

    Coreq: Student has completed or is simultaneously enrolling in ALL of the following:

    • TRANSP 10602152 - Automotive Service Consulting​

  • English Composition 2
    10-801-223
    3Credit
    54
    108
    N/A
    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10801223
    • Credits: 3.00
    Students continue the study of academic writing to attain advanced writing and critical thinking skills. Students learn textual synthesis, analysis, advanced source integration, and rhetorical strategies.

    Prereq: Student has completed or is in process of completing ANY of the following options:

    • COMMUNIC 10801136 - English Composition 1

    • COMMUNIC 10801195 - Written Communication

  • English Composition 1
    10-801-136
    3Credit
    54
    108
    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10801136
    • Credits: 3.00
    Learners develop and apply skills in all aspects of the writing process. Through a variety of learning activities and written documents, learners employ rhetorical strategies, plan, organize and revise content, apply critical reading strategies, locate and evaluate information, integrate and document sources, and apply standardized English language conventions.

    Prereq: Student has completed or is in process of completing ALL of the following:

    OR ALL of the following:

    • Student is not in progress in Associate Degree, Apprenticeship, or Technical Diploma (31 or 32 level)

  • Children's Literature
    10-801-133
    3Credit
    54
    108
    N/A
    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10801133
    • Credits: 3.00
    This course introduces students to the major genres of literature for young people such as folklore, illustrated works, and short novels. Students will read a variety of works from different eras and study ways children's literature and the understanding of childhood have developed.

    Prereq: Student has completed or is in process of completing ANY of the following options:

    • COMMUNIC 10801136 - English Composition 1

    • COMMUNIC 10801195 - Written Communication

  • Written Communication
    10-801-195
    3Credit
    54
    108
    N/A
    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10801195
    • Credits: 3.00
    Develops writing skills which include prewriting, drafting, revising, and editing. A variety of writing assignments are designed to help the learner analyze audience and purpose, research and organize ideas, and format and design documents based on subject matter and content. Also develops critical reading and thinking skills through the analysis of a variety of written documents.

    Prereq: Student has completed or is in process of completing ALL of the following:

    OR ALL of the following:

    • Student is not in progress in Associate Degree, Apprenticeship, or Technical Diploma (31 or 32 level)

  • Contemporary Literature
    10-801-154
    3Credit
    54
    108
    N/A
    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10801154
    • Credits: 3.00
    This course surveys contemporary literature in relation to contemporary society and to major developments in the arts of fiction, drama and poetry. Readings mainly cover material published in the last 25 years.

    Prereq: Student has completed or is in process of completing ANY of the following options:

    • COMMUNIC 10801136 - English Composition 1

    • COMMUNIC 10801195 - Written Communication

  • Oral/Interpersonal Comm
    10-801-196
    3Credit
    54
    108
    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10801196
    • Credits: 3.00
    Focuses on developing effective listening techniques and verbal and nonverbal communication skills through oral presentation, group activity, and other projects. The study of self, conflict, and cultural contexts will be explored, as well as their impact on communication.

    Prereq: Student has completed or is in process of completing ALL of the following:

    OR ALL of the following:

    • Student is not in progress in Associate Degree, Apprenticeship, or Technical Diploma (31 or 32 level)

    Select a total of 3 credits from these options
  • Quantitative Reasoning
    10-804-135
    3Credit
    54
    108
    N/A
    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10804135
    • Credits: 3.00
    This course is intended to develop analytic reasoning and the ability to solve quantitative problems. Topics to be covered may include: construction & interpretation of graphs; descriptive statistics; geometry & spatial visualizations; math of finance; functions and modeling; probability; and logic. Appropriate use of units and dimensions, estimates, mathematical notation, and available technology will be emphasized throughout the course.

    Prereq: Student has completed or is in process of completing ANY of the following options:

    • Accuplacer Arithmetic 263+ OR HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACT Math 18+ OR Arithmetic Level 2 Coursework

    • Student is not in progress in Associate Degree, Apprenticeship, or Technical Diploma (31 or 32 level)

  • Math & Logic
    10-804-133
    3Credit
    54
    108
    N/A
    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10804133
    • Credits: 3.00
    Students will apply problem solving techniques from discrete mathematics. Topics include symbolic logic, sets, algebra and base number systems.

    Prereq: Student has completed or is in process of completing ANY of the following options:

    • Accuplacer Arithmetic 263+ OR HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACT Math 18+ OR Arithmetic Level 2 Coursework

    • MATH 10804113 - College Technical Math 1A

    • MATH 10804115 - College Technical Math 1

    • Student is not in progress in Associate Degree, Apprenticeship, or Technical Diploma (31 or 32 level)

  • College Technical Math 1
    10-804-115
    5Credit
    90
    180
    N/A
    • Instructional Hours: 90
    • Outside Effort Hours: 180
    • Course Number: 10804115
    • Credits: 5.00
    Topics include: solving linear, quadratic, and rational equations; graphing; formula rearrangement; solving systems of equations; percent; proportions; measurement systems; computational geometry; right and oblique triangle trigonometry; and operations on polynomials. Emphasis will be on the application of skills to technical problems. This course is the equivalent of successful completion of College Technical Mathematics 1A and College Technical Mathematics 1B.

    Prereq: Student has completed or is in process of completing ANY of the following options:

    • Accuplacer Algebra 250+ OR HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACT Math 18+ OR Algebra Level 1 Coursework

    • Student is not in progress in Associate Degree, Apprenticeship, or Technical Diploma (31 or 32 level)

  • Intro to Biochemistry
    10-806-186
    4Credit
    90
    126
    N/A
    • Instructional Hours: 90
    • Outside Effort Hours: 126
    • Course Number: 10806186
    • Credits: 4.00
    Provides students with skills and knowledge of organic and biological chemistry necessary for application within Nursing and other Allied Health careers. Emphasis is placed on recognizing the structure, physical properties and chemical reactions of organic molecules, body fluids, and acids. Additional emphasis is placed on biological functions and their relationships to enzymes, proteins, lipids, carbohydrates and DNA.
  • General Physics 2
    10-806-164
    4Credit
    90
    126
    N/A
    • Instructional Hours: 90
    • Outside Effort Hours: 126
    • Course Number: 10806164
    • Credits: 4.00
    Covers applications/theory of basic physics principles: problem-solving, laboratory investigation, and applications including unit conversion and analysis, mechanical waves, harmonic motion, wave and ray optics, electricity, and magnetism.

    Prereq: Student has completed or is in process of completing ANY of the following options:

    • MATH 10804113 - College Technical Math 1A (Grade of C or better required)

    • MATH 10804115 - College Technical Math 1 (Grade of C or better required)

    • MATH 10804197 - College Algebra & Trig w Apps (Grade of C or better required)

    • Instructor Consent

  • College Technical Math 1B
    10-804-114
    2Credit
    36
    72
    N/A
    • Instructional Hours: 36
    • Outside Effort Hours: 72
    • Course Number: 10804114
    • Credits: 2.00
    This course is a continuation of College Technical Mathematics 1A. Topics include: performing operations on polynomials; solving quadratic and rational equations; formula rearrangement; solving systems of equations; and oblique triangle trigonometry. Emphasis will be on the application of skills to technical problems. Successful completion of College Technical Mathematics 1A and College Technical Mathematics 1B is the equivalent of College Technical Mathematics 1.

    Prereq: Student has completed or is in process of completing ALL of the following:

    • MATH 10804113 - College Technical Math 1A

  • Calculus Physics 1 - Enhancement
    10-806-158
    1Credit
    18
    36
    N/A
    • Instructional Hours: 18
    • Outside Effort Hours: 36
    • Course Number: 10806158
    • Credits: 1.00
    This course is a mathematical enhancement transforming General Physics 1 (4 cr) into Calc-based Physics 1 (5 cr). Topics include deriving fundamental kinematic equations, time- and position-varying forces, impulse, work, rotational motion, moments of inertia, simple-harmonic motion, thermodynamics.

    Coreq: Student has completed or is simultaneously enrolling in ANY of the following options:

    • MATH 10804198 - Calculus 1 AND SCIENCE 10806154 - General Physics 1

    • Instructor Consent

  • General Physics 1
    10-806-154
    4Credit
    90
    126
    N/A
    • Instructional Hours: 90
    • Outside Effort Hours: 126
    • Course Number: 10806154
    • Credits: 4.00

    Presents the applications and theory of basic physics principles. This course emphasizes problem-solving, laboratory investigation, and applications. Topics include unit conversion, vector analysis, kinematics and dynamics of particles, rotational mechanics, fluids, heat and temperature, and harmonic motion and waves.

    Prereq: Student has completed or is in process of completing ANY of the following options:

    • MATH 10804113 - College Technical Math 1A (Grade of C or better required)

    • MATH 10804115 - College Technical Math 1 (Grade of C or better required)

    • MATH 10804197 - College Algebra & Trig w Apps (Grade of C or better required)

    • Instructor Consent

  • College Technical Math 1A
    10-804-113
    3Credit
    54
    108
    N/A
    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10804113
    • Credits: 3.00
    Topics include: solving linear equations; graphing; percent; proportions; measurement systems; computational geometry; and right triangle trigonometry. Emphasis will be on the application of skills to technical problems. Successful completion of College Technical Mathematics 1A and College Technical Mathematics 1B is the equivalent of College Technical Mathematics 1.

    Prereq: Student has completed or is in process of completing ANY of the following options:

    • Accuplacer Algebra 250+ OR HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACT Math 18+ OR MATH 10804133 - Math & Logic OR Algebra Level 1 Coursework

    • Student is not in progress in Associate Degree, Apprenticeship, or Technical Diploma (31 or 32 level)

  • Calculus 1
    10-804-198
    4Credit
    90
    126
    N/A
    • Instructional Hours: 90
    • Outside Effort Hours: 126
    • Course Number: 10804198
    • Credits: 4.00
    Introduction to differential and integral calculus and plane analytic geometry; Limits, derivatives, and graphs of algebraic, trigonometric, exponential, and logarithmic functions; antiderivatives, the definite integral, and the fundamental theorem of calculus, with applications.

    Prereq: Student has completed or is in process of completing ANY of the following options:

    • MATH 10804197 - College Algebra & Trig w Apps

    • Student is not in progress in Associate Degree, Apprenticeship, or Technical Diploma (31 or 32 level)

    OR ALL of the following:

    • MATH 10804115 - College Technical Math 1

    • MATH 10804116 - College Technical Math 2

    • Completion of Calculus entrance exam (scheduled by calling the Math Department Chair)

  • College Physics 2
    10-806-144
    3Credit
    72
    90
    • Instructional Hours: 72
    • Outside Effort Hours: 90
    • Course Number: 10806144
    • Credits: 3.00
    Presents the applications and theory of basic physics principles. This course emphasizes problem solving, laboratory investigation and applications. Topics include periodic motion, wave motion, optics, magnetism, static electricity, DC electricity, AC electricity and electromagnetism.

    Prereq: Student has completed or is in process of completing ANY of the following options:

    • MATH 10804113 - College Technical Math 1A

    • MATH 10804115 - College Technical Math 1

    • MATH 10804197 - College Algebra & Trig w Apps

  • College Algebra and Trigonometry with Applications
    10-804-197
    5Credit
    90
    180
    • Instructional Hours: 90
    • Outside Effort Hours: 180
    • Course Number: 10804197
    • Credits: 5.00
    This course covers skills needed for success in Calculus and many application areas at the baccalaureate level. Algebra topics include the real and complex number systems, polynomials, exponents, radicals, solving equations and inequalities, relations and functions, systems of equations and inequalities, graphing, and conic sections. Trigonometry topics include the unit circle, trigonometric functions, graphs, identities, equations, inverse functions, solutions of triangles, complex numbers, polar coordinates, and vectors.

    Prereq: Student has completed or is in process of completing ANY of the following options:

    • Accuplacer Algebra 276+ OR ACT Math 22+ OR MATH 10804118 - Interm Algebra w Apps OR Algebra Level 2 Coursework

    • Student is not in progress in Associate Degree, Apprenticeship, or Technical Diploma (31 or 32 level)

  • College Physics 1
    10-806-143
    3Credit
    72
    90
    N/A
    • Instructional Hours: 72
    • Outside Effort Hours: 90
    • Course Number: 10806143
    • Credits: 3.00
    Presents the applications and theory of basic physics principles. This course emphasizes problem solving, laboratory investigation and applications. Topics include laboratory safety, unit conversions and analysis, kinematics, dynamics, work, energy, power, temperature and heat.
  • Survey of Physics
    10-806-139
    3Credit
    72
    90
    N/A
    • Instructional Hours: 72
    • Outside Effort Hours: 90
    • Course Number: 10806139
    • Credits: 3.00
    This course emphasizes understanding basic physics concepts through laboratory investigation and applications. Topics include kinematics, dynamics, work, energy, power, temperature, heat, waves, electricity, magnetism, electromagnetic waves, optics, and atomic and nuclear physics.

    Prereq: Student has completed or is in process of completing ANY of the following options:

    • MATH 10804107 - College Mathematics

    • MATH 10804113 - College Technical Math 1A

    • MATH 10804115 - College Technical Math 1

    • MATH 10804197 - College Algebra & Trig w Apps

    • Instructor Consent

  • College Chemistry 2
    10-806-136
    5Credit
    108
    162
    N/A
    • Instructional Hours: 108
    • Outside Effort Hours: 162
    • Course Number: 10806136
    • Credits: 5.00
    This course covers the principles and applications of organic chemistry, reaction kinetics, equilibrium, thermodynamics, electrochemistry, coordination compounds, nuclear chemistry and environmental chemistry. Lab activities explore traditional analytical chemistry techniques, making extensive use of computer-assisted data analysis. This course involves rigorous quantitative problem solving, and a solid mathematics background is recommended.
  • Adv Anatomy & Physiology
    10-806-179
    4Credit
    90
    126
    N/A
    • Instructional Hours: 90
    • Outside Effort Hours: 126
    • Course Number: 10806179
    • Credits: 4.00
    Advanced Anatomy and Physiology is the second semester in a two-semester sequence in which normal human anatomy and physiology are studied using a body systems approach with emphasis on the interrelationships between form and function at the gross and microscopic levels of organization. Instructional delivery within a classroom and laboratory setting. Experimentation within a science lab will include analysis of cellular metabolism, the individual components of body systems such as the nervous, neuro-muscular, cardiovascular, and urinary. Continued examination of homeostatic mechanisms and their relationship to fluid, electrolyte, acid-base balance and blood. Integration of genetics to human reproduction and development are also included in this course.
  • College Chemistry 1
    10-806-135
    5Credit
    108
    162
    N/A
    • Instructional Hours: 108
    • Outside Effort Hours: 162
    • Course Number: 10806135
    • Credits: 5.00
    General college chemistry which includes the topics of measurement, chemical nomenclature, chemical reactions and stoichiometry, atomic structure, gas laws, thermochemistry, chemical bonding and solution chemistry. The course is for students who need the first one of two semesters of what is typically considered freshman university level chemistry for science majors and university transfer students. Laboratory work assists in understanding chemical concepts and developing problem-solving skills.

    Prereq: Student has completed or is in process of completing ANY of the following options:

    • Accuplacer Algebra 250+ OR HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACT Math 18+ OR Algebra Level 1 Coursework

    • MATH 10804107 - College Mathematics

    • MATH 10804113 - College Technical Math 1A

    • MATH 10804115 - College Technical Math 1

    • Student is not in progress in Associate Degree, Apprenticeship, or Technical Diploma (31 or 32 level)

    AND ANY of the following options:

    • Accuplacer Reading 250+ OR HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACT Reading 18+ OR Reading Level 3 Coursework

    • Student is not in progress in Associate Degree, Apprenticeship, or Technical Diploma (31 or 32 level)

  • Math for Laboratory Science
    10-804-124
    3Credit
    54
    108
    N/A
    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10804124
    • Credits: 3.00
    Provides a basic math review of mathematical tools used in laboratory work including exponents, scientific notation, logarithms, units of measurement and equations including unit conversions. This course also provides instruction in the use of proportional relationships to solve a variety of practical laboratory calculation problems, dilution calculations used in chemical and microbiologic laboratory work and graphical methods of data analysis including linear and exponential relationships. This course also provides instruction in laboratory statistics including variance, standard deviation, coefficient of variation and methods of displaying statistical values.

    Prereq: Student has completed or is in process of completing ALL of the following:

    • MATH 10804107 - College Mathematics

  • General Chemistry
    10-806-134
    4Credit
    90
    126
    • Instructional Hours: 90
    • Outside Effort Hours: 126
    • Course Number: 10806134
    • Credits: 4.00
    Covers the fundamentals of chemistry. Topics include scientific method, problem-solving using quantitative, characteristics of matter, periodic relationships of elements, chemical bonding, chemical reactions, chemical equilibrium, analysis of chemical substances, characteristics of aqueous solutions, acids, bases, and gas laws.

    Prereq: Student has completed or is in process of completing ANY of the following options:

    • Accuplacer Algebra 250+ OR HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACT Math 18+ OR Algebra Level 1 Coursework

    • MATH 10804107 - College Mathematics

    • MATH 10804113 - College Technical Math 1A

    • MATH 10804115 - College Technical Math 1

    • Student is not in progress in Associate Degree, Apprenticeship, or Technical Diploma (31 or 32 level)

  • Human Biology
    10-806-198
    4Credit
    90
    126
    N/A
    • Instructional Hours: 90
    • Outside Effort Hours: 126
    • Course Number: 10806198
    • Credits: 4.00
    This is an introductory course that emphasizes the structure of the human body and the functional interrelationships of the body's systems. Consideration is given to the human body and disease, human genetics, human ecology, and the role that humans play in the environment. The course consists of 3 hours of lecture and 2 hours of lab per week.  Note: This course does not meet requirements for or substitute for General Anatomy and Physiology or Anatomy & Physiology I and II.
  • Introductory Statistics
    10-804-189
    3Credit
    54
    108
    N/A
    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10804189
    • Credits: 3.00
    Students taking Introductory Statistics display data with graphs, describe distributions with numbers perform correlation and regression analyses, and design experiments. They use probability and distributions to make predictions, estimate parameters, and test hypotheses. They draw inferences about relationships including ANOVA.

    Prereq: Student has completed or is in process of completing ANY of the following options:

    • Accuplacer Algebra 250+ OR HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACT Math 18+ OR Algebra Level 1 Coursework

    • Student is not in progress in Associate Degree, Apprenticeship, or Technical Diploma (31 or 32 level)

  • Math w Business Apps
    10-804-123
    3Credit
    54
    108
    N/A
    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10804123
    • Credits: 3.00
    This course integrates algebraic concepts, proportions, percents, simple interest, compound interest, annuities, and basic statistics with business/consumer scenarios. It also applies math concepts to the purchasing/buying and selling processes.

    Prereq: Student has completed or is in process of completing ANY of the following options:

    • Accuplacer Arithmetic 250+ OR HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACT Math 16+ OR Arithmetic Level 1 Coursework

    • Student is not in progress in Associate Degree, Apprenticeship, or Technical Diploma (31 or 32 level)

  • Microbiology
    10-806-197
    4Credit
    90
    126
    N/A
    • Instructional Hours: 90
    • Outside Effort Hours: 126
    • Course Number: 10806197
    • Credits: 4.00
    Examines microbial structure, metabolism, genetics, growth and the relationship between humans and microbes. Addresses disease production, epidemiology, host defense mechanisms and the medical impact of microbes. Presents the role of microbes in the environment, industry, and biotechnology.
  • Calculus 3
    10-804-182
    4Credit
    90
    126
    N/A
    • Instructional Hours: 90
    • Outside Effort Hours: 126
    • Course Number: 10804182
    • Credits: 4.00
    Designed for students of mathematics, science, and engineering, this course continues the study of analytic geometry and calculus. Topics included in this course are vectors in two and three dimensions, dot and cross products, lines, and planes; vector functions and their differentiation and integration; multivariate differential and integral calculus, partial derivatives and their applications, gradients, and multiple integrals; line and surface integrals, Fundamental Theorem of line integrals, Green’s Theorem, and Stokes’ Theorem.

    Prereq: Student has completed or is in process of completing ANY of the following options:

    • MATH 10804181 - Calculus 2

    • Student is not in progress in an Associate Degree, Apprenticeship, or Technical Diploma (31 or 32 level)

  • Gen Anatomy & Physiology
    10-806-177
    4Credit
    108
    108
    • Instructional Hours: 108
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10806177
    • Credits: 4.00
    Examines basic concepts of human anatomy and physiology as they relate to health sciences. Using a body systems approach, the course emphasizes the interrelationships between structure and function at the gross and microscopic levels of organization of the entire human body. It is intended to prepare health care professionals who need to apply basic concepts of whole body anatomy and physiology to informed decision-making and professional communication with colleagues and patients. (This course also provides the foundation, and is prerequisite to, Advanced Anatomy and Physiology.)

    Prereq: Student has completed or is in process of completing ALL of the following:

    • Accuplacer Reading 263+ OR ACT Reading 20+ OR PREPLEAR 10836123 - Prep for Anatomy & Physiology OR Reading Level 4 Coursework

    • Accuplacer Sentence 250+ OR HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACT English 18+ OR English Level 2 Coursework

    • SCIENCE 10806134 - General Chemistry (Grade of C or better required) OR 1 Year of High School Chemistry

  • DNA Science
    10-806-176
    4Credit
    90
    126
    N/A
    • Instructional Hours: 90
    • Outside Effort Hours: 126
    • Course Number: 10806176
    • Credits: 4.00
    Includes instruction in DNA structure and function as well as application of DNA science to laboratory testing. Students will learn the basic tools and techniques used in the DNA laboratory including DNA restriction analysis, purification and identification of DNA and basic PCR techniques used in many laboratories.

    Prereq: Student has completed or is in process of completing ALL of the following:

    • SCIENCE 10007174 - Applied Microbiology OR SCIENCE 10806197 - Microbiology

    • SCIENCE 10806114 - General Biology

    • SCIENCE 10806134 - General Chemistry

  • Calculus 2
    10-804-181
    4Credit
    90
    126
    N/A
    • Instructional Hours: 90
    • Outside Effort Hours: 126
    • Course Number: 10804181
    • Credits: 4.00
    Designed for students of mathematics, science, and engineering. This course continues the study of analytic geometry and calculus. Topics included in this course are techniques of differentiation and integration of transcendental functions, analysis of infinite sequences and series, an introduction to first-order differential equations, parametric equations and derivatives of parametric curves, polar coordinates in the plane and integrals using polar coordinates, the analytic geometry of the conic sections, and iterated integration.
  • General Biology
    10-806-114
    4Credit
    90
    126
    N/A
    • Instructional Hours: 90
    • Outside Effort Hours: 126
    • Course Number: 10806114
    • Credits: 4.00
    Introduces general biological concepts and principles. Emphasis is on cell structure and function, genetics, evolution, and taxonomical relationships. Consideration is also given to diversity among the various kingdoms.
  • Principles of Sustainability
    10-806-112
    3Credit
    54
    108
    N/A
    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10806112
    • Credits: 3.00
    Prepares the student to develop sustainable literacy, analyze the interconnections among the physical and biological sciences and environmental systems, summarize the effects of sustainability on health and well-being, analyze connections among social, economic, and environmental systems, employ energy conservation strategies to reduce the use of fossil fuels, investigate alternative energy options, evaluate options to current waste disposal and recycling in the U.S., and analyze approaches used by your community to promote and implement sustainability.
  • Intermediate Algebra with Applications
    10-804-118
    4Credit
    72
    144
    • Instructional Hours: 72
    • Outside Effort Hours: 144
    • Course Number: 10804118
    • Credits: 4.00
    This course offers algebra content with applications and an introduction to functions and complex numbers. Content builds upon the arithmetic of real numbers by using variable equations to solve problems. Topics include graphing and finding algebraic solutions for linear equations and inequalities, quadratic, exponential, polynomial, radical, and rational equations.

    Prereq: Student has completed or is in process of completing ANY of the following options:

    • Accuplacer Algebra 250+ OR HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACT Math 18+ OR Algebra Level 1 Coursework

    • Student is not in progress in Associate Degree, Apprenticeship, or Technical Diploma (31 or 32 level)

  • Applied Science for Transportation
    10-806-173
    1Credit
    54
    0
    N/A
    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 0
    • Course Number: 10806173
    • Credits: 1.00
    Engages students in hands-on activities relating the science principles involved with technical measurement, heating and cooling, fluid properties, electricity, and mechanical advantage to applications in the transportation industry.
  • College Mathematics
    10-804-107
    3Credit
    54
    108
    N/A
    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10804107
    • Credits: 3.00
    This course is designed to review and develop fundamental concepts of mathematics in the areas of algebra, geometry, trigonometry, measurement and data. Algebra topics emphasize simplifying algebraic expressions, solving linear equations and inequalities with one variable, solving proportions and percent applications. Geometry and trigonometry topics include; finding areas and volumes of geometric figures, applying similar and congruent triangles, applying Pythagorean Theorem, and solving right triangles using trigonometric ratios. Measurement topics emphasize the application of measurement concepts and conversion techniques within and between U.S. customary and metric system to solve problems. Data topics emphasize data organization and summarization skills, including: frequency distributions, central tendency, relative position and measures of dispersion. Special emphasis is placed on problem solving, critical thinking and logical reasoning, making connections, and using calculators.

    Prereq: Student has completed or is in process of completing ANY of the following options:

    • Accuplacer Arithmetic 263+ OR HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACT Math 18+ OR Arithmetic Level 2 Coursework

    • Student is not in progress in Associate Degree, Apprenticeship, or Technical Diploma (31 or 32 level)

  • College Technical Math 2
    10-804-116
    4Credit
    72
    144
    N/A
    • Instructional Hours: 72
    • Outside Effort Hours: 144
    • Course Number: 10804116
    • Credits: 4.00
    Topics include: vectors; trigonometric functions and their graphs; identities; exponential and logarithmic functions and equations; radical equations; equations with rational exponents; dimension of a circle; velocity; sine and cosine graphs; complex numbers in polar and rectangular form; trigonometric equations; conic sections; and analysis of statistical data. Emphasis will be on the application of skills to technical problems.

    Prereq: Student has completed or is in process of completing ANY of the following options:

    • MATH 10804114 - College Technical Math 1B

    • MATH 10804115 - College Technical Math 1

  • Calc Physics 2-Enhancement
    10-806-168
    1Credit
    18
    36
    N/A
    • Instructional Hours: 18
    • Outside Effort Hours: 36
    • Course Number: 10806168
    • Credits: 1.00

    This course is a mathematical enhancement transforming General Physics 2 (4 cr) into Calc-based Physics 2 (5 cr). Topics include derivations of work, potential energy, field strength and capacitor charges in circuits, with emphasis on Gauss's and Ampere's Laws and Maxwell Equations.

    Coreq: Student has completed or is simultaneously enrolling in ALL of the following:

    • MATH 10804198 - Calculus 1

    • SCIENCE 10806164 - General Physics 2

  • Basic Anatomy
    10-806-189
    3Credit
    54
    108
    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10806189
    • Credits: 3.00

    Examines basic concepts of human anatomy and physiology. Learners explore the structure and function of all body systems.

    Prereq: Student has completed or is in process of completing ALL of the following:

    OR ALL of the following:

    • Student is not in progress in Associate Degree, Apprenticeship, or Technical Diploma (31 or 32 level)

  • Principles of Animal Biology
    10-806-105
    4Credit
    90
    126
    N/A
    • Instructional Hours: 90
    • Outside Effort Hours: 126
    • Course Number: 10806105
    • Credits: 4.00
    Introductory course focused on general biological principles, cell structure and function, genetics, organ system anatomy and physiology, behavior, evolution, and ecology. May include dissection of fresh and/or preserved materials.

    Prereq: Student has completed or is in process of completing ALL of the following:

    OR ALL of the following:

    • Student is not in progress in Associate Degree, Apprenticeship, or Technical Diploma (31 or 32 level)

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