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Online Courses

Lansing Community College's online courses apply to degree or transfer programs in the same way as traditional courses. Entire degree and certificate programs can be completed online.

The majority of online courses at Lansing Community College require one or more proctored exams. Proctored exams require students to travel to Lansing Community College or an approved off-campus proctoring location and may require additional fees. Please check your syllabus or contact your instructor to determine if you will be required to test in a proctored environment.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding proctor requests or off-campus testing, please contact the Assessment Center Online Testing Support Office at (517) 267-5503 or by email at lcc_online_testing@lcc.edu. You can also visit the Assessment Center web site at www.lcc.edu/assessment.

A $25.00 online course fee will be charged to all Online Learning courses

To register for any of the classes listed below, select a class and note the CRN (Course Reference Number) provided in the far right column. You will need the CRN to complete your registration for that class once you are logged in to Banner. Enter the CRN in the appropriate box when prompted.

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Course

Course Title

CRN(s)

ACAD101

First Year Experience Course Information
First Year Experience is designed to act as an academic, cultural, and social transition to Lansing Community College. Students will learn strategies for adjusting to college and improving classroom performance. The class will use a standardized freshman assessment to examine students' perceptions of college and develop appropriate academic skills.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5 or READ 170 Concurrently

42482, 42483

ACCG100

Practical Accounting Non-Major Course Information
Students will learn the bookkeeping procedures necessary for preparation of financial statements and payroll.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 4 and Math Level 4

40083

ACCG101

Accounting Info for Management Course Information
Students will learn to interpret financial statements and use this information for analysis, budgeting, and decision-making.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 4 and Math Level 4

40268

ACCG160

Payroll Systems and Taxes Course Information
This course covers laws affecting payroll, calculation of payroll and payroll taxes using both manual and computer payroll systems, preparation of tax forms for payroll taxes, sales and use taxes, and personal property taxes.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 4 and Math Level 4

40313

ACCG210

Principles of Accounting I Course Information
Principles of Accounting I is the first class of a two-semester sequence focusing on financial accounting. The course includes accounting for service organizations and merchandisers, doing business as sole proprietorship, partnership or corporation. Topics covered include the basic accounting cycle, financial reporting, accounting theory, and accounting for inventories, cash, receivables and payables, plant assets, and stockholders equity.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5 and Math Level 4

40324, 40326, 40329

ACCG211

Principles of Accounting II Course Information
Principles of Accounting II is the second course in the two-semester accounting sequence. Topics include statement of cash flows, budgets and other managerial reports, capital budgeting, short-term decision-making, equity investments, time value of money, long-term liabilities, manufacturing accounting, job and process costing systems, and accounting for quality and cost management.
Prerequisite
Minimum 2.0 in ACCG 210 and Reading Level 5 and Math Level 4

40334, 40337

ACCG240

Federal Income Tax I Course Information
This class is the first in a two-semester sequence in federal income tax. This course deals with taxation of individuals from a historical and theoretical perspective, as well as preparation of individual income tax returns under current tax law.
Prerequisite
Minimum 2.0 in ACCG 210 and Reading Level 5

40341

AEET251

Commercial Energy Systems Course Information
This course analyzes energy systems, applications, and integration into the building system. Analysis will be project-based where students take part in real world implementations based on energy audits. The course explores financial models to determine payback periods, true cost comparisons, and life cycle costing of energy solutions.
Prerequisite
Minimum 2.0 in (AEET 220 or concurrently) and Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 6 and Math Level 5

41623

ANTH270

Cultural Anthropology Course Information
This course compares ways of life for societies worldwide using anthropological theory and methodology. Basic institutions of pre-industrial society, such as kinship, religion, law, politics, and economics are examined to provide a better understanding of the diversity of contemporary societies. Cultural variations and the role culture plays in adapting to the environment is emphasized.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 6

40053, 41410

ARTS102

Design & Communication Course Information
An examination of visual communications theory, process and history. Students will study the universal elements and principles of two-dimensional design and their applications in monochromatic, still, and time-based media.
Prerequisite
(Reading Level 5 or READ 170 concurrently) and Writing Level 6

41020, 41021, 41022, 42742

ARTS130

Masterpieces of Art & Music Course Information
This course is an introduction to the masterpieces of art and music from ancient to modern times. Artistic and musical innovations and contributions from Europe and America will be explored. The continuing influence and validity of art and music from the past on contemporary developments will be explored.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 6

42014

ARTS171

Comp Graphics/Digital Imaging Course Information
An introduction to computer manipulation of digital images.
Prerequisite
Minimum 2.5 in (ARTS 102 or PHOT 118) or concurrently and Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 6

41061

ARTS173

Computer Graphics/Web Design Course Information
A course in the effective visual presentation of ideas for the web from concept and design to structure, preparation and production. Focus on the elements and principles of design as applied to layout, graphics and animation.
Prerequisite
Minimum 2.5 in ARTS 171 or concurrently and Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 6

41062

ARTS210

Contemporary Art Course Information
This course provides an overview of contempoary art examining theoretical and cultural influences on art from the late 20th century to present. Through analysis and comparison students will be able to recognize and interpret most important aspects of contempary art and contemporary visual culture.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 6

42275

ASTR201

Introductory Astronomy Course Information
A survey course of astronomy. Topics include the celestial sphere, apparent motions, and orbital mechanics; the nature of light, spectroscopy and astronomical instrumentation; the Earth, the Moon, the Sun and the solar system; stellar nucleosynthesis, and stellar characteristics, distances, classification and evolution; and galaxies and cosmology.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 6 and (Math Level 5 or MATH 107 concurrently)

40505, 40506

AUTM180

Intro to Alternative Fuels Course Information
Students will use various sources in the alternative fueled vehicle industry to learn what alternative fuels are available. Students will examine the need for alternative fuels including: Propane, Natural Gas, Ethanol and Biodiesel. Students will also learn about new technologies such as Electric Drive and Hydrogen fueled vehicles as well as Fuel Economy and Idle Reduction considerations.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 3 and Writing Level 2 and Math Level 3

42635

BIOL120

Environmental Science Course Information
Students will develop an ecological knowledge base to allow them to understand how human actions impact the environment. They will develop applied analytical skills through laboratories, fieldwork, simulations and a discussion of contemporary issues. They will investigate and evaluate basic ecological and environmental issues.
Prerequisite
(Reading Level 5 or READ 170 concurrently) and Writing Level 6

41168, 41169, 41392, 41393, 41767, 40510, 41875, 42378

BIOL121

Biol Foundation for Physiology Course Information
Topics include atomic structure, chemical bonding, organic molecules, biological molecules, enzymes, metabolism, cell structure and function, passage of materials across membranes, harvesting energy, mitosis, meiosis, and the relationship between DNA, RNA, and protein synthesis. Designed for students preparing for health careers. Recommended prerequisite for BIOL 201 and 202.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 6 and Math Level 4

41394, 41564, 41566, 41766, 41885, 42377

BIOL203

Microbiology Course Information
An introduction to bacteria, viruses, and other microorganisms as they relate to human health. Emphasis on bacterial and viral structure, life cycles, and genetics; antimicrobial therapy; immunology and host defenses; epidemiology, treatment, and prevention of infectious human diseases. Designed for health career and other science students.
Prerequisite
(Minimum 2.0 in BIOL 121 or BIOL 127 or CHEM 120 or CHEM 151 or passing score on Health Biology Proficiency Test) and Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 6 and Math Level 4

40571, 40573, 41798

BUSN118

Introduction to Business Course Information
Introduction to principles, problems, and practices - related to the world of business. Topics covered include, but not limited to: business management and organization, marketing, finance, economics, production, and international business. Application of the above topics will be done through backpack simulation or business plan project.
Prerequisite
(Reading Level 5 or READ 170 concurrently) and Writing Level 4

41342, 40711, 40712, 41123, 40714, 41891

BUSN160

Starting a Business Course Information
This course will introduce students to the world of entrepreneurs and their role in small business. There will be an emphasis on building a "business" which will include the elements of entrepreneurship, management, marketing and finance. The Internet will be used as a resource and many real-life cases will be studied.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 4 and Math Level 4

41778

BUSN201

International Business Course Information
Overview of international business: organizational, social, cultural, and economic variables that create change in the international marketplace. Includes exchange rates, resource allocation, import quotas and export controls, balance of payments, and free trade versus protectionism.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 4

40725, 40726

BUSN250

Personal Finance Course Information
Provides a broad survey of topics including budgeting, buying and leasing a car, renting, buying or selling a home, credit requirements, time value of money, insurance, and other personal financial planning topics. Not intended to be a financial planning course, but students will basic knowledge of financial areas. A capstone group project will apply the materials covered in this course.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 4 and Math Level 4

40728

CHDV100

Foundations Early Childhood Ed Course Information
This course provides a broad view of essential elements in early childhood education and care including the role of the early childhood education professional. Topics include elements of quality, providing a supportive emotional environment, influences on children's learning including family and culture, and the importance of matching curriculum to development.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5 or (Reading Level 4 and READ 170 concurrently) and Writing Level 4

41205

CHDV184

Children and Stress Course Information
This course examines stress as it relates to children. Specific topics include symptoms and causes of stress, situations which are stressful for children, ways to help children cope with stress, and techniques for reducing stress. Divorce and death are among topics discussed. Seminar format is used.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 4 and Writing Level 4

41826

CHDV186

Child Self-Esteem/Positive Dis Course Information
This course looks at children's self-esteem: what it is, where it comes from, and how it can be fostered in both home and early education settings. It focuses on practical suggestions and teaches positive guidance and discipline techniques that build self-esteem. Seminar format is used.
Prerequisite
None

41913

CHDV188

Inclusion:Erly Ch Special Need Course Information
This course focuses on inclusive practices for young children with disabilities and/or developmental delays, and their families, in early education and care programs. The course addresses current systems of assessment and diagnosis, services children and families may be involved in, and the role of the early childhood education and care professional.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 4

41258

CHDV230

Early Childhood Center Admin Course Information
This course examines the administrative role in managing an early childhood education and care program. The focus is on providing a safe, healthy environment; developing effective leadership and management strategies; meeting professional standards and advocacy; and effective communication techniques.
Prerequisite
Minimum 2.5 in (CHDV 220 or CHDV 221) and Writing Level 6

41261

CHSE114

Pathophysiology-Allied Health Course Information
General principles of pathophysiology are discussed in order to develop a new way of thinking about disease processes. Concepts of specific disease processes and their effect on normal structure and function of the body are presented. Disease prevention concepts are also discussed.
Prerequisite
Minimum 2.5 in BIOL 145 or (BIOL 201 and BIOL 202)

41191

CHSE117

Health Law and Ethics Course Information
This course presents for discussion, legal and ethical issues arising from the organization and delivery of health care services.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 4

41192

CHSE120

Medical Terminology Course Information
Medical Terminology provides an in-depth knowledge of word building, use, pronunciations, spelling, term building, and the application of medical terms in relation to function, structure, and specific disease conditions. Emphasis is placed on medical terms from periodicals, textbooks, and medical care areas. This is a health careers foundational course.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 4

41198, 41199, 41590, 41200, 41401

CITA110

Intro to Microsoft Office Course Information
This course provides an introduction to MS Office. It is designed to develop basic operational proficiency while using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint). Students learn how to use word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation software. Topics include creating business letters, business memos, elementary spreadsheets, elementary database structures, and slide presentations.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 4

40819, 40821, 40824

CITA115

Microsoft PowerPoint Course Information
This course introduces students to the fundamental features of Microsoft PowerPoint. Topics include creating presentations using themes, graphic elements, interactive elements and animation effects. Students will prepare presentations for distribution in a variety of formats.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 4

40856, 41145

CITA119

Microsoft Word Course Information
This course introduces students to the fundamental features of Microsoft Word. Major topics include formatting text; creating footnotes, lists, tables, columns, newsletters and charts; inserting graphics; and exposure to mail merge.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 4

40858

CITA126

Microsoft Excel Course Information
This course provides introductory through intermediate level training in Excel spreadsheets. Instruction includes creating worksheets and charts, using formulas and functions, creating Subtotal and PivotTable reports, and working with multiple worksheets.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5

40867, 40868

CITA133

Microsoft Access Database Course Information
This course provides introductory through intermediate level training in the creation of database management systems using Microsoft Access. Instruction includes an introduction to Microsoft Access, database creation and maintenance, database querying, the generation of custom forms and reports, and integration of Access with other programs.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 4

40871

CITA140

Microsoft Outlook Course Information
Students will use Outlook to manage typical business office communication needs. The course includes sending and organizing email, creating contacts, managing calendars and scheduling meetings. Students organize and archive data, and use email filters.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 4

40873

CITA219

Advanced Microsoft Word Course Information
This course provides advanced level training using Microsoft Word. Topics include advanced table features, mail merge, creating forms, working with master and subdocuments, embedding and linking objects, and macros.
Prerequisite
Minimum 2.0 in CITA 119 and Reading Level 4

42080

CITA226

Microsoft Excel-Advanced Course Information
This course introduces more complex functions and Excel tools used in financial, and statistical analysis. Additional topics include data imports, web queries, share and merge workbooks. Students customize Excel toolbars and automate tasks with macros. Data validation and auditing tools are introduced. This course, together with CITA126, helps prepare for the Excel Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) exams.
Prerequisite
Minimum 2.5 in CITA 126 and Reading Level 5

40874

CITD120

SQL Concepts Course Information
This course introduces the student to Structured Query Language (SQL). Topics include relational database concepts, queries, special operators, and the join operation. Students will gain experience in ANSII standard SQL.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 4 and Writing Level 4

40912, 41147

CITD250

Database Concepts Course Information
Students learn the functions of a database management system. The relational model and SQL are used. Normalization and database design are covered. The CODASYL model is discussed and emerging trends are studied.
Prerequisite
Minimum 2.0 in ((CITF 110 or CITF 110 Placement Test) and (CITP 110 or CITP 150 or CITP 110 Placement Test) and Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 6

40919

CITF108

Microsoft Windows Course Information
This course is designed to provide students with a broad base of knowledge that is necessary for enhancing PC productivity through the efficient utilization of Microsoft Windows for file, application, and system use and management. Topics include the use of Windows Interface Objects, Utilities, Help features, Multimedia features, Internet features, closely related applications, and Applets.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 3

40924

CITF110

Intro Computer Info Systems Course Information
This course provides an introduction to computers, their role in managing business information systems, their influence on society, and their use in personal productivity. It includes a hands-on introduction to major microcomputer tools: word processors, spreadsheets, presentation software, and database management systems.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 4 and Writing Level 4

40931, 40933, 40935, 41148, 40932

CITF120

Operating Systems Concepts Course Information
The course covers what operating systems are, why they exist, what they do, and how they interface with the operators and programmers. Main memory management and processor scheduling are studied along with device and file management. Case studies of current operating systems are studied.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5

40951

CITF140

Information Technology Ethics Course Information
This course explores the ethical dilemmas that confront IT professionals. Ethical codes of various organizations will be studied. Students will learn to apply critical thinking skills to the discussion of ethical questions. Topics will include privacy, intellectual property rights, software development, network administration, and the use of the Internet.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 6

41344

CITF240

IT Project Management Course Information
This course provides a comprehensive introduction to IT Project Management and covers the basic concepts of project scope, planning, execution, and closure. Students will develop project plans; track to those plans; manage ambiguity and risks; and make changes to the plan. This course covers the objectives for CompTIA Project+ certification.
Prerequisite
Minimum 2.0 in (CITF 110 or CITF 200) and Reading Level 4 and Writing Level 4

40967, 41763

CITF260

Systems Analysis and Design Course Information
This course presents concepts and techniques used in the development of computer business application systems. The traditional approach for systems development is presented and compared to the approach used in a 4th Generation Environment. Techniques for structured analysis and project management techniques will be used. Recent developments in analysis, including Computer Assisted Software Engineering (CASE) and Object-Oriented Analysis will be introduced.
Prerequisite
Minimum 2.0 in (CITF 110 and (CITP 110 or CITP 150)) and Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 6

41916

CITN120

Networking Concepts Course Information
The student in this course learns the fundamentals of Local Area Networks (LANs) and Wide Area Networking (WAN). Communication standards such as the OSI 7 layer model and the Internet are introduced. Business and consumer use of these technologies will be discussed.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 4 and Writing Level 4

40973

CITP110

Intro to Computer Programming Course Information
Students are introduced to the fundamental techniques for understanding, designing, constructing , and testing object-oriented programs. Topics include: structured program design; basic programming control structures; functions; classes; methods; user interface design; and working with data. Students are required to complete computer-based assignments using Python.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5 and Math Level 4

40980, 40981, 40982, 42188

CITP150

Intro to VB.NET Programming Course Information
This course introduces students to programming concepts through the use of the Visual Basic.NET programming environment. Students learn to develop business applications by designing and creating a user interface and writing the necessary procedures. Students also learn and use logic development tools and object oriented programming terminology and techniques.
Prerequisite
Minimum 2.0 in (CITP 110 or CPSC 230) and Reading Level 5

40988

CITP180

Intro to C#.NET Programming Course Information
Students will use Microsoft Visual Studio .NET to become familiar with the C# .NET programming language by designing, implementing, and testing programming projects. Topics include creating and using methods and classes; inheritance; exception handling, and using controls.
Prerequisite
Minimum 2.0 in (CITP 110 or CPSC 230) and Reading Level 5

40990

CITP190

Intro to Programming in JAVA Course Information
This course introduces students to basic programming concepts using the Java Programming language. It introduces object-oriented programming methodology and features provided by the Java language. During the course, students will review sound programming practices and learn accepted Java programming procedures. Students will create and modify simple Java applications and applets.
Prerequisite
Minimum 2.0 in (CITP 110 or CPSC 230) and Reading Level 5

41865

CITS160

Logic Problems Analysis Course Information
Course topics include manipulation of formulas used in electronics, basic gate operation, truth tables, Boolean algebra, binary, octal and hexadecimal base number systems.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 2 and Math Level 4

41004

CITW150

Internet Literacy Course Information
This course teaches hands-on skills and builds knowledge for Internet professionals. It is designed to explore the potential uses of the Internet for business and communication including the use of email, search engines, discussion boards, and other Internet applications including web page development. This course also discusses the rapidly changing world of the Internet.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 6

41007, 41008

CITW160

Web Site Dsgn & Development I Course Information
This course explores techniques of web page construction using HTML and CSS languages. Students will construct individual web pages using HTML to contain graphics, text, and web forms with presentation controlled by CSS style sheets. Within a team, students will demonstrate their understanding and application of the concepts introduced during the semester.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 6

41011

CJUS101

Intro to Criminal Justice Course Information
An orientation course designed to provide students with a current, coordinated, and comprehensive overview of criminal justice as an institution and as a system. It will emphasize historical, philosophical, constitutional, and organizational perspectives.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 4

41907

CJUS102

Crime Causes and Conditions Course Information
Why do some individuals pursue a life of crime? This course introduces and analyzes the past, present, and future of criminology. Sociological, psychological, and biological factors are examined to determine their interaction with and impact on criminal behavior.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 4

41195

CJUS103

Criminal Law Course Information
This course is a study of substantive criminal law. Includes the classification of crimes, common law concepts, elements of specific crimes, and discussion of current trends in criminal law nationally and locally.
Prerequisite
Minimum 2.0 in CJUS 101 or concurrently

41197

CJUS104

Theory of Patrol Course Information
This course is designed to introduce the student to the concepts and theories of patrol and the delivery of police services. The class will cover areas such as police field operations, community policing, basic field procedures, traffic direction and enforcement, arrest, reports and records.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 4

41202

CJUS106

Intro to Juvenile Justice Course Information
This course emphasizes the legal foundation, as defined by Michigan law, upon which the criminal justice practitioner must rely in dealing with the juvenile offender and the juvenile victim. In addition, this course will introduce the student to the juvenile offender.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 4

41204

CJUS126

Juvenile Offenders/Families Course Information
This course takes an in-depth look at the diverse nature of juvenile offenders and their family backgrounds. Issues impacting juvenile behavior will be discussed including: family dynamics, family as a social system, behavior cycles, drugs, gender, gangs, and other elements of the social environment.
Prerequisite
Minimum 2.0 in CJUS 106 or concurrently

41230

CJUS130

Local Detention Course Information
This course explains operations of local detention facilities and their unique role in the criminal justice system. Emphasis is placed on Michigan local locked facilities operations which includes jails, 12-24-72 hour facilities and juvenile facilities. Also includes the organization, management, policy environment, and emerging issues confronting American jails.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 4

41231

CJUS131

Introduction to Corrections Course Information
An introduction to the agencies and processes within the correctional system. An examination of correctional officer behavior, corrections legislation, the courts, correctional institutions and their operation, and administration. Includes overview of history sentencing, probation, parole, and community corrections. This course is required for the corrections officer vocational certificate.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 4

41232

CJUS134

Probation and Parole Course Information
An introductory level course in probation and parole with a strong emphasis on counseling, interviewing skills, and supervision techniques. Students will also learn the mechanics of writing violation, progress, and pre-sentence reports.
Prerequisite
Minimum 2.0 in (CJUS 101 or CJUS 131) or concurrently

41235

CJUS201

Criminal Justice Org/Admin Course Information
This course examines the primary concepts of criminal justice organization and administration emphasizing processes and theories, communications, leadership, personnel, budgeting, planning, information management, and community relations.
Prerequisite
Minimum 2.0 in CJUS 101

41237

CJUS203

Criminal Procedure Course Information
This course is a study of criminal procedural law. It will include laws of arrest, search and seizure, and admissions and confessions; suspect identification; and rules of evidence.
Prerequisite
Minimum 2.0 in CJUS 103

42527

CJUS204

Criminal Investigation Course Information
This course examines the fundamentals of criminal investigation such as crime scene procedures, collection and preservation of physical evidence, interviewing, interrogation, and latent investigation.
Prerequisite
Minimum 2.0 in CJUS 101 and Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 4

41239

CJUS205

Policing into the 21st Century Course Information
This course describes who the police are, what they do, and how they do it. It will list the jobs available in policing, how to go about getting them, what skills are needed, and what you do when you get those jobs. It will prepare students for the challenges of policing into the 21st Century.
Prerequisite
Minimum 2.0 in CJUS 101

41240

CJUS210

Intro to Forensic Science Course Information
Forensic Science is the application of scientific methods in the analysis of physical evidence generated by criminal activity. This introductory course will cover four major aspects of physical evidence from actual criminal cases including crime scene investigation; the collection, preservation and value of physical evidence; the forensic analysis of physical evidence; and expert testimony.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 4

41242

CJUS250

Correctional Institutions Course Information
This course examines the historical development of corrections institutions in the United States. The organizational structure, purpose, programs, security aspects, and prisoner due-process rights, as well as the future of institutions will be examined. This course is required for the correctional officer vocational certificate.
Prerequisite
Minimum 2.0 in CJUS 131 or concurrently

41244

CJUS251

Correctional Clients Course Information
Emphasis is placed on the needs, identities and development of the recipient of correctional services. Students will gain insight into the behavior and motivations of the corrections client and learn intervention strategies. This course is required for the correctional officer vocational certificate.
Prerequisite
Minimum 2.0 in (CJUS 130 or CJUS 131) or concurrently

41245

CJUS255

Human Relations/Crim Justice Course Information
This course focuses on understanding those aspects of interpersonal relations most directly linked to attainment of organizational and individual goals in work settings. This course is required for the correctional officer vocational certificate.
Prerequisite
Minimum 2.0 in (CJUS 101 or CJUS 130 or CJUS 131) or concurrently and Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 4

41246

CTES200

Teaching Online Certification Course Information
Participants can expect to develop an understanding of online tools and general knowledge for teaching in the online learning environment. This online course is designed to explore the potential uses of the World Wide Web and its evolving applications and technologies (communication and collaboration applications as well as LCC's Course Management System, Desire2Learn) for the purpose of providing instruction. This course is intended only for post-secondary educators who are currently teaching.
Prerequisite
CTE Department Approval

42698

DCTM102

Industrial/Construction Safety Course Information
This course covers safety in the industrial workplace and on construction worksites. Included are local, state and federal safety regulations. The focus will be on the prevention of accidents but will teach the correct response if an accident should occur. First aid, CPR/AED certificates will be issued upon successful completion.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 3 and Writing Level 2

42198, 42199

ECON120

Power, Authority and Exchange Course Information
A comparative study of ancient and modern economic and political systems and theories in different parts of the world. An emphasis will be placed on the evolution of economic and political organizations and the impact these have on societies and individuals.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5

40055, 40056

ECON201

Principles of Economics-Micro Course Information
This course is designed to develop objective consideration of economic issues and provides information and understanding of how resources are allocated by prices. Topics for study include price theory, consumer demand, cost and market structure, the role of government in the market, resource pricing, and international trade.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5 and Math Level 4

40068, 40058, 40059, 40060, 40061, 42146, 42411

ECON202

Principles of Economics-Macro Course Information
This course addresses the theory of national income, employment and the price level, and government fiscal and monetary policies designed to influence aggregate economic activity. It also addresses exchange rates, international financial relationships, and economic growth.
Prerequisite
ECON 201 or concurrently and Reading Level 5 and Math Level 4

40072, 40073, 42148

ECON213

U.S. Economic/Business History Course Information
This course provides a survey of American economic and business history, change, and growth since the colonial period. Topics include an overview of business organization, the role of government and technological change, American industrial development, labor unions, and capitalization patterns.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5

40077

EDUC204

Educational Psychology Course Information
Educational psychology examines the contribution of psychology to education, emphasizing childhood development, learning, motivation, measurement, and both individual and group dynamics that affect pupils' achievements. Research on specific programs and strategies designed to improve instruction and learning will be explored. This class is designed for potential certified teachers or paraprofessionals.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 6

40078

EDUC220

Introduction to Education Course Information
An overview of the foundations, philosophy, history and organization of education as a human endeavor and an introduction to education as a teaching profession. Topics include legal concerns, issues and trends in American education, school governance and school finance.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 6

41887

ELTE102

Industrial/Construction Safety Course Information
This course covers safety in the industrial workplace and on construction worksites. Included are local, state and federal safety regulations. The focus will be on the prevention of accidents but will teach the correct response if an accident should occur. First aid, CPR/AED certificates will be issued upon successful completion.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 3 and Writing Level 2

41727, 41728

ENGL122

Writ About Literature & Ideas Course Information
An alternative to WRIT122, ENGL122 introduces the students to various literary forms and develops analytical skills in reading, writing, and research techniques. Writing assignments begin with short essays and conclude with an extensive literary research paper.
Prerequisite
Minimum 2.0 in WRIT 121 or WRIT 131 or (Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 8)

40382, 40383, 40384, 40385, 41116, 41386

ENGL208

Children's Literature Course Information
This course offers a survey of children's literature, from fairy tales to young adult novels. Students will be introduced to a variety of literary genres in classic and contemporary works. Students will experience the literature through writing, discussion, oral or dramatic presentations, and other means suitable to classroom practice.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 6

40395, 40396

ENGL211

World Literature I Course Information
A selective survey of the literatures of major world cultures reflecting the diversity of the continents of Africa, the Americas, Asia, and Europe to approximately the 17th century. Explores the historical, ethnic, aesthetic, political, economic, and thematic elements of their respective cultures through narrative prose fiction, poetry, and drama.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 6

40398

FASH120

Intro to the Fashion Industry Course Information
An introduction to the apparel and textiles industry including the history of fashion, manufacturing, global marketing, management, merchandising, retailing and eCommerce. Establish work for student design portfolio.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 4 and Writing Level 4

41702

FREN121

Elementary French I Course Information
First course of a two-semester sequence in elementary French. Students are introduced to basic structures of French, enabling them to develop listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Emphasis is on contemporary vocabulary, essentials of grammar, and pronunciation.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 6

40182, 41764

GEOG121

Physical Geography Course Information
Emphasizes landforms, flora and fauna, weather and climatic elements, land forms, mass wasting, hydrology, and soils. Offers an extensive study of these forces and phenomena through lecture and laboratory exercises. This study notes the environmental and ecological interrelationships between flora and fauna, and between the physical world and human society.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5

41176, 41369

GEOG200

World Regional Geography Course Information
This course describes and analyzes human relationships with the natural and cultural environment and examines the physical and cultural aspects of the major regions of the world. International interdependency is examined to promote global awareness.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5

40086, 40088

GRMN121

Elementary German I Course Information
This is the first course of a two-semester sequence in elementary German. Students are introduced to the basic structures of German, enabling them to develop listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Emphasis is on practical vocabulary, essentials of grammar, basic pronunciation and contemporary culture.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 6

40188

GRMN122

Elementary German II Course Information
This is the second course of a two-semester sequence in elementary German. Students are introduced to more advanced structures of German, enabling them to further practice listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Emphasis is on practical vocabulary, contemproary culture, and essentials of grammar and pronunciation.
Prerequisite
Minimum 1.5 in GRMN 121 or equivalent and Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 6

41542

HIST211

U.S. History to 1877 Course Information
A political, legal, economic, social and cultural history of the United States from colonial beginnings to 1877.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 6

40400, 40401, 40402, 40403

HIST212

U.S. History: 1877 to Present Course Information
A political, legal, economic, social, and cultural history of the United States from the end of reconstruction to the present.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 6

40415, 40416, 40417, 40418

HMFS101

Introduction to Hospitality Course Information
Career opportunities in various types of hotels and restaurants and tourism operations are discussed; includes trends and explains the importance of the various segments as they work together to provide quality guest service.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 4 and Writing Level 4

40820

HMFS110

Sanitation and Safety Course Information
Safe food handling, prevention of food contamination, and transfer of bacteria, maintenance of equipment and facilities, and importance of good personal hygiene in the work place are discussed; HACCP explained. OSHA laws described and illustrated. Includes examination for national certification.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 4 and Writing Level 4

40838

HUMS160

Mythology Course Information
Classical Greek and Roman myths constitute the first half of the course with the remainder chosen from at least two of the following areas: African, American, Far Eastern, Medieval European, Near Eastern, or Norse. Reading and analysis of primary sources in translation and their cross-cultural comparison are emphasized.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 6

40430, 40431, 40432, 41155, 41425, 42175

HUMS213

World Civilizations to 1600 Course Information
Surveys the literature and art, science and technology, and the social and political systems of major civilizations in Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas to approximately the 17th century. Emphasizes the contributions of early civilizations to the creativity, richness, and diversity of the human condition.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 6

40437, 40438

HUMS214

World Civilizations from 1600 Course Information
Surveys the literature and art, science and technology, and the social and political systems of major civilizations in Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas from approximately the 17th century to the present. Emphasizes the contributions of modern civilizations to the creativity, richness, and diversity of the human condition.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 6

40447, 40448

HVAC102

Industrial/Construction Safety Course Information
This course covers safety in the industrial workplace and on construction worksites. Included are local, state and federal safety regulations. The focus will be on the prevention of accidents but will teach the correct response if an accident should occur. First aid, CPR/AED certificates will be issued upon successful completion.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 3 and Writing Level 2

41737, 41738

JAPN121

Elementary Japanese I Course Information
First course of a two-semester sequence in elementary Japanese. Students gain basic knowledge of communication skills through speaking, reading, writing, and listening comprehension. Practical communication is emphasized. Japanese culture will be introduced through multi-media presentations. Hiragana and Katakana syllabaries and 60 Kanji are introduced.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 6

41443

LABR200

Intro to Labor Relations Course Information
This course surveys both historical and legal frameworks of the labor movement. Major labor laws, causes and goals of the labor movement, and union structure and behavior will be discussed. Students will explore both labor and management approaches to solving employment disputes.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 6

41037

LEGL215

Business Law-Basic Principles Course Information
Introduction to the legal system, its purpose, and the fundamental principles of various areas of the law. Course content includes sources of law, court procedures, contracts, torts, crimes, and constitutional rights. Taught in traditional classroom style or online.
Prerequisite
None

42532, 42533

LEGL216

Commercial Transactions Course Information
An in-depth analysis of the Uniform Commercial Code allows students to explore the law of sales, commercial paper, secured transactions, banking, insurance, and debtor-creditor rights. Taught in traditional classroom style or online.
Prerequisite
Minimum 2.0 in LEGL 215

42552, 42553

LEGL217

Business Organizations Course Information
Introduces basic business organizations, including agency law, partnerships, sole proprietorships, and corporations. Additionally, the course will delve into government regulation of business, real estate, wills, trusts, and estates. Taught in traditional classroom style or online.
Prerequisite
Minimum 2.0 in LEGL 215

42554

MASG137

Medical Elements of Massage Course Information
This course will introduce the student to basic medical vocabulary related to the body system. Basic pharmacology will be presented with the classifications and names of common medications, as well as massage considerations for common medications.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 6 and Program Approval

41825

MATH050

PreAlgebra Course Information
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Prerequisite
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40879, 40880, 40881

MATH107

Introductory Algebra Course Information
Graphing calculator required. Topics include problem solving, properties of real numbers and exponents, variable expressions, solving linear equations and inequalities, polynomial operations including factoring, graphing, solving systems of equations and inequalities, functions and relations. Graphing calculator, diverse, real-life applications and geometry are integrated throughout the course.
Prerequisite
(Minimum 2.0 in MATH 050 or Math Level 4) and Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 2

40882, 40883, 40884, 40885, 40886, 41128, 41141

MATH112

Intermediate Algebra Course Information
Graphing calculator required. This is an extension of beginning algebra with emphasis on graphing and diverse, real-life applications. Also emphasized are functions & relations, polynomial, rational, radical, and quadratic expressions and equations, rational exponents, and absolute value equations and inequalities with an introduction to complex numbers.
Prerequisite
(Minimum 2.0 in MATH 107 within 2 years or Math Level 5 within 2 years) and Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 4

40887, 40888, 40889, 40890, 40891, 41137, 41142

MATH117

Math for Business Course Information
This course surveys math applications in business. Applications representing management, marketing, finance, accounting, and statistics are used. Analysis of situations in business and correct use of business theory is emphasized in addition to accuracy in math.
Prerequisite
(Minimum 2.0 in MATH 105 or MATH 107 within 2 years or Math Level 5 within 2 years) and Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 4

40006

MATH120

College Algebra Course Information
This course is for students who do not intend to take MATH 122 or MATH 151, but may want to continue to MATH 141, STAT 170 or STAT 215. Properties and graphs of linear, quadratic, polynomial, rational, exponential and logarithmic functions, with an emphasis on applications including finance, business/industry, life and social sciences.
Prerequisite
(Minimum 2.0 in MATH 112 within 2 years or Math Level 6 within 2 years) and Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 4

40010, 40011, 40012

MATH121

Precalculus I Course Information
This course provides the foundation in college algebra essential for subsequent mathematics courses. Preparing students for calculus is emphasized. Topics include polynomial, rational, radical, exponential, and logarithmic functions; solving equations/inequalities algebraically and graphically; and mathematical modeling/regression in problem solving.
Prerequisite
(Minimum 2.5 in MATH 112 within 2 years or Math Level 6 within 2 years) and Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 4

40018, 40019, 41160

MATH122

Precalculus II Course Information
Second in two-course sequence, following MATH 121. Topics include right triangle trigonometry, trigonometric functions, graphs, identities and equations, inverse trig functions, laws of sines/cosines, polar coordinates, vectors, systems of linear equations, matrices, sequences, series, conic sections, parametric equations, permutations, combinations, and binomial theorem. Degree credit may not be earned in both MATH 121/122 and MATH 126.
Prerequisite
(Minimum 2.0 in MATH 121 within 2 years or Math Level 7 within 2 years) and Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 4

40028

METD105

PC Applications for Technology Course Information
This course provides an introduction to PCs as used in a technical-industrial setting. Basic computer hardware knowledge and simple file management practices are taught. Students will use Windows, the Internet, word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, and database software. Students will also be introduced to CAD software.
Prerequisite
None

41667

METD150

Industrial Blueprint Reading Course Information
This course covers basic concepts in orthographic projection, with emphasis on interpretation of engineering drawings. Areas also covered include measurement systems, technical sketching, dimensioning, sectional and auxiliary views, and tolerancing.
Prerequisite
None

41672

METM120

Effective Use/Machine Handbook Course Information
Machinery's Handbook is the recognized source for all phases of the metal working industry. This course will familiarize each student with the effective utilization of information contained in Machinery's Handbook.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 3 and Math Level 4

41678

METS102

Industrial/Construction Safety Course Information
This course covers safety in the industrial workplace and on construction worksites. Included are local, state and federal safety regulations. The focus will be on the prevention of accidents but will teach the correct response if an accident should occur. First aid, CPR/AED certificates will be issued upon successful completion.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 3 and Writing Level 2

41628, 41627

MGMT150

Managing Customer Relations Course Information
This course is designed to help customer service workers and managers explore the dynamics of customer service and customer relations. The course includes strategies for providing for customers needs, behavioral skills and knowledge for effective customer service, verbal and non-verbal skills for effective customer communication, and techniques for measuring success. Focus is on the dynamics of building successful relationships.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 6

41039, 41040

MGMT200

Creative Thinking for Business Course Information
This course takes an experiential approach to helping students understand and explore elements of the creative process. It is designed to develop skills, eliminate barriers, and allow students to apply thinking skills to business situations.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 6

41041, 41042

MGMT201

Time Management for Business Course Information
Learners will discover basic principles and techniques of time management that can be applied to both personal and professional situations. Students will learn how to manage time using tools and techniques to maximize productivity.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 4 and Writing Level 4

42012, 42013

MGMT202

Managing Difficult People Course Information
This course provides practical strategies to overcome negativity and difficult behaviors of people in the workplace. This includes defining types of difficult employees, understanding an intervention model, and addressing difficult behaviors.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 6

41985, 41986

MGMT203

Managing Meetings Course Information
Students will learn how to implement quality measures in order to increase productivity of meetings. Skills learned will include the strategies to improve meeting effectiveness, either as a leader or participant. These are fundamentals of conducting and managing meetings, causes of conflict in meetings, and techniques to build a positive climate.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 6

41988

MGMT223

Supervisory Skills Course Information
This course presents supervisory principles and practices for first-line supervisors. Emphasis is on developing interpersonal and first line supervisory skills. Managerial functions are introduced, along with policies, decision-making, and the responsibilities of supervisors for overall work performance and employee development and evaluation.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 6

41045

MGMT224

Human Resource Management Course Information
This course examines the role of human resources management and its contribution to the total organizational effort. Emphasis will be placed on the evolution of human resource management, recruitment and selection, improving performance, compensation and incentives, safety and health, employee-management relations, and current legislation.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 6

41354

MGMT225

Principles of Mgmt/Leadership Course Information
Designed to reflect the dynamics of our changing world, this course covers such topics as management/leadership functions/processes, quality, ethics, global issues and the challenges and opportunities of diversity. Emphasis is on theories and skills of management and leadership at the mid-organizational level.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 6

41047, 41048, 41051, 42164

MGMT228

Organization Behavior Course Information
Examines the dynamics of relationships at work. Integrates and applies behavioral and social science knowledge using a systems approach, and focuses on the nature of both people and organizations. Students will study individual and group behavior and will have opportunities to work on skills necessary for successful interaction in organizations.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 6

41113

MGMT229

Compensation Management Course Information
Students will gain a practical understanding of the principles and applications of compensation management. Students will study the theories, behaviors, and legal constraints affecting compensation practices, including job analysis, job evaluation methodologies, labor market surveys, variable pay approaches, and the administration of legally mandated and voluntary employee benefit programs.
Prerequisite
Minimum 2.0 in MGMT 224 and Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 6

41052

MGMT231

Developing and Leading Teams Course Information
This course defines and examines team building, team leadership, and self-managed teams in the context of today's workplace. Students develop skills in writing team mission and vision statements, team goals, and action assignments. Chartering, problem solving, decision-making, conducting effective meetings, work sessions, negotiating, and presenting are also explored.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 6

41053

MGMT234

Diversity in the Workplace Course Information
This course explores cultural, gender/sexual, physical, and other minority experiences in the workplace and in the world. The management of human resources will be examined from a domestic and global perspective. Emphasis is on helping the majority group and the minority group become aware of the other's opinions, feelings, and perspectives. Instruction takes an experiential, awareness training approach.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 6

41054, 41056, 41057, 41353

MGMT300

Leading for Possibility Course Information
Provides an overview of the changing roles of leadership within an organization and lays a foundation for exploration of the emerging roles and functions of leadership in today's changing environments. Theories and skills are applied to a variety of organizational settings.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 6

41073

MGMT304

Organization Development Course Information
Based on the assumption that all managers and leaders must recognize, plan for, and manage organizational change, this course examines the process of improving organization effectiveness by means of a systematic change program. Students practice identifying problems, selecting appropriate interventions, building action plans, and developing facilitator skills.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 6

42016

MGMT329

Advanced Mgmt Communication Course Information
This is an advanced course in business communication skills for managers and leaders. It includes components of listening, non-verbal signals, oral presentations, facilitation, interviewing techniques, meeting management, business reports, and electronic/digital communications. This class is both informational and experiential.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5 and Writing level 6

41115

MGMT337

Advanced Human Resource Mgmt Course Information
Human resource skills are developed at an advanced level. Workplace relationships between employee, manager, human resource department, and the organization are analyzed in areas of leadership and motivation, legal compliance, performance planning and evaluation, union-management dynamics, and recognition and reward practices.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 6

41083

MGMT338

Current Topics in Management Course Information
Study of specific current topics and issues that affect managerial/leadership decisions. Students explore internal and external constraints on actions. External factors considered include legal, social, educational, and political. Internal factors include shareholders, employees, and customers.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 6

41084

MGMT346

Managerial Finance Course Information
This course is designed to provide necessary and practical skills to deal with financial matters and communicate with people who specialize in finance. Topics covered include basic financial analysis, short-term and long-term financing, financial planning, and managing the finance function.
Prerequisite
Minimum 2.0 in MATH 112 or MATH 115 or MATH 117 or MATH 119 or MATH Level 6 and Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 6

41086

MKTG119

Mktg/Manage Your Profess Image Course Information
This course is a complete guide for everything people and their companies need to know to do the right thing at the right time in every business situation. Students will understand the importance of a professional image as it relates to business success and will develop a personal image development plan.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 4

40732

MKTG120

Sales Course Information
This course presents the fundamentals of selling. Topics include the basics of sales, motivation, and human relations. The course is designed so that students will not only learn about selling, but to be able to do it.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 4

40734

MKTG140

Introduction to Advertising Course Information
Methods and techniques used in modern advertising. Information on the entire advertising function. Preparation of an advertising campaign will be required to facilitate hands-on understanding of the component parts which include marketing review, marketing plan, creative strategy, and media selection.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 6

41434

MKTG200

Principles of Marketing Course Information
Designed to define marketing, develop an understanding of the marketing concept and functions, and generally investigate the field of marketing. Will cover the marketing environment; identifying consumer needs; examining product, price, promotion; and distribution strategies within our society. Provides a basic marketing understanding with practical applications.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 6

40739, 40740, 40775, 41124

MKTG210

Marketing on the Internet Course Information
This course will explore the impact of information technology on the practice of marketing. Course content focuses on the internet, its culture and procedures from a marketing perspective, and will include using the internet for customer contact and customer service. This class uses extensive hands-on activities.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 6

40780

MKTG229

Public Relations Course Information
Provides an introduction to principles involved in creating and maintaining good public relations. Techniques for developing improved employer-employee relations, customer relations, and the total public relations effort will be discussed and applied.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 4

40782

MUSC199

Music Appreciation Course Information
Designed for non-music majors, this course develops well-informed, focused listening. Students are acquainted with representative composers, compositions, and musical characteristics of a variety of style periods from early music through 20th Century music. Students are required to attend live performances.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 6

40475

MUSC246

Appreciation of Jazz Course Information
An overview of the emergence, development and relevance of two of America's most genuine musical art forms. Stylistic, cultural, and sociological investigations of such musics provide a mirror to the ever-changing popular American soundscape. Informed listening introduces: major creator/performers, genres, expressions, and reflections of an increasingly global and technological musical world.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5

40479

NURS200

Pharmacology-Nursing Course Information
NURS 200 provides nursing students with fundamental knowledge of Nursing Pharmacology. The focus is on drug classes, action in bodily systems, and role of the nurse in medication administration including pharmacology dosage calculation math. The course's foundation is based on the six Aims for Improvement of Quality Healthcare.
Prerequisite
Minimum 2.5 in BIOL 202 or concurrently

41215, 41216, 41217

PFHW123

Human Nutrition Course Information
An introductory course in human nutrition. Topics include digestion, absorption, metabolism, and biological functions of nutrients; nutrition needs throughout the life cycle; relationship of nutrition and eating patterns to health and disease; individual and societal influences on food choices; and the role of government in food safety and security.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5

40721, 40722, 40723, 41166

PFHW163

Healthy Lifestyles Course Information
This course introduces the student to lifestyle skills that lead to better health. The student will learn healthy nutritional habits, basic fitness concepts, positive stress reduction, and development of a personalized healthy lifestyle plan. Assessment skills and wellness concepts will be put into practice.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 6

40758, 40760, 40761, 40762, 40774

PFHW181

Stress Management Course Information
This course helps students understand the basic components of the stress response and how they limit our physical, mental and emotional well-being. Students learn and apply basic principles that help to resolve stressful situations and lead to greater sense of ease and pleasure in life, work and relationships.
Prerequisite
None

40785, 40786, 40787, 41953, 41548

PFKN170

Foundations of Kinesiology Course Information
This course examines multiple aspects of the Kinesiology discipline and profession. This course reviews concepts in each major discipline and theoretical concepts of kinesiology as it impacts professional careers, research, and lifestyle. Current issues and historical perspectives related to the field will be presented. Kinesiology career preparation will be discussed.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 6

40790

PHIL151

Intro to Logic & Critcal Think Course Information
Introduction to both informal and basic formal logic, including both deductive and inductive logic, validity, (both formal and informal), soundness, informal fallacies, and an analysis of the pragmatic functions of language within argumentative speech and writing.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5

40486, 40489

PHIL211

Philosophy: Ancient & Medieval Course Information
Surveys major developments in theories of knowledge, reality, ethics, and society, and their historical role in shaping cultures and human identity. Covers Chinese, Indian, Greek, Roman, Christian, Islamic, and European thought from mythic beginnings to the period of early scientific reasoning.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 6

40494

PHIL212

Philosophy: Modern & Contempry Course Information
Surveys major developments in theories of knowledge, reality, ethics, and society, and their historical role in shaping cultures and human identity. Covers European, Asian, African, Native American, and American pragmatic thought from the scientific revolution to contemporary global concerns.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 6

40497

POLS120

American Political System Course Information
An analysis of the American political system, emphasizing the federal system and government at the national level. This course studies national governmental institutions' activities, functions and methods of organizing resources and making policy. Emphasis is on political participation by an informed public.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5

40094, 40095, 40096, 41886

POLS121

State and Local Government Course Information
An overview of state and local government in the United States with an emphasis on the Michigan government. Study is focused on state and local governmental institutions' activities, functions, resource management and policymaking. Consideration is given to relationships between federal, state and local governments, the issues they confront, and public participation.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5

40101

PSYC200

Introduction to Psychology Course Information
The basic orientation to the field of psychology, designed as a general survey and as preparation for advanced courses in the field. Topics include methods, nervous systems, intelligence, development, learning, memory, personality, abnormality, therapy, and social behavior.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5 or READ 170 concurrently

40111, 40108, 40110, 41411, 40112, 40113, 40114, 41152, 41177, 41380, 42185, 40109

PSYC202

Psychology of Personality Course Information
A survey of the leading theories of personality and personality development. Topics include Freudian/psychodynamic, trait, behavioral, humanistic, and Yoga/Buddhist theories, assessment of personality, and major personality theorists.
Prerequisite
Minimum 2.0 in PSYC 200 and Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 6

40131, 41178

PSYC203

Social Psychology Course Information
A theoretical and empirical approach to understanding individual social and group behavior. Examines the person and the social environment with a focus on attitudes, attributions, interpersonal and intrapersonal behavior, and group processes.
Prerequisite
Minimum 2.0 in (PSYC 200 or SOCL 120) and Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 6

40133

PSYC205

Human Growth and Development Course Information
A study of the human life cycle from conception to death. Designed to investigate, describe, and explain changes in the physical, social, emotional, and cognitive areas that are a result of the continuous interaction of maturation and experience.
Prerequisite
Minimum 2.0 in PSYC 200 and Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 6

40135, 40136, 40137, 40138

PSYC221

Child Psychology Course Information
Explores theories and principles of child cognitive and physical development from conception to puberty. The course covers psychological, sociological, and biological aspects of maturation and development. Topics include issues such as moral development, social development, language development, and cultural and cross cultural influences on the developing child.
Prerequisite
Minimum 2.0 in PSYC 200 and Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 6

40143, 42419

PSYC250

Abnormal Psychology Course Information
A survey of the nature, development, diagnosis, and treatment of psychopathology viewed from a general-systems perspective (psychological, sociological, and biological). Major theories of causes, scientific research, and diagnostic and therapeutic techniques are studied with respect to various psychological disorders.
Prerequisite
Minimum 2.0 in PSYC 200 and Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 6

40146, 42420

READ170

Critical Reading Course Information
This course offers critical reading strategies for academic, persuasive, and literary texts. Emphasis includes evaluation of the main idea, important details, purpose, patterns of organization, tone, and figurative language. Additionally, the course focuses on college-level vocabulary and reading fluency. Writing is integrated throughout the course.
Prerequisite
(Minimum 3.0 in READ150 or Reading Level 4) and Writing Level 2

42516, 42517

REAL274

Real Estate Pre-License Fund Course Information
Intense study in the fundamentals of real estate. Preparation for the State of Michigan License Examination, administered by the Applied Measurement Professionals (AMP). This class meets statutory requirements including four hours in fair housing.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 4

41859

REAL279

Residential Appraisal Course Information
This is a survey course on the appraisal of the single family residence. It is designed to expose the student to the basic economic, political, social, and environmental foundations upon which real estate valuation rests. The student will then encounter the processes by which freestanding, single family dwellings are valued. Students will also be acquainted with professional standards and ethics.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 4

42588

RELG150

Intro to World Religions Course Information
This course will provide students with a global perspective on the human religious experience through an introductory examination of the beliefs and practices of world's largest religions: Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, and Buddhism.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 6

42431

RELG241

Old Testament Literature Course Information
This course surveys the content of Judaism's Bible (Christianity's Old Testament) in its original Hebrew cultural/religious context, using insights of modern critical scholarship. Origins and early development of Hebrew religious beliefs and practices are examined.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 6

40498

RELG242

New Testament Literature Course Information
This course surveys the content of Christianity's New Testament in its original Hebraic and Greco-Roman context, using insights of modern critical scholarship. Origins and early development of Christianity and its religious beliefs and practices are examined.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 6

42433

SOCL120

Introduction to Sociology Course Information
A survey of major theoretical perspectives, concepts, and methods of sociology. Emphasis is placed on societal transformation, social organization, culture, cultural diversity, socialization, social stratification, social institutions, and social change within a global context.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5 or READ 170 concurrently

40148, 40149, 40150, 40151, 40152, 40153, 40154, 41180, 41381, 42379, 42122

SOCL254

Marriage and Family Course Information
A survey of theoretical perspectives on the institutions of marriage and family. Topics include the historical context of family, gender roles, sexual behavior, values, psychological needs, divorce, parenting, family problems, and social policy. Variations in family types and lifestyles among diverse groups within the U. S. and elsewhere are examined.
Prerequisite
(Minimum 2.0 in SOCL 120 or PSYC 200) and Reading Level 5

40176, 40177

SOCL255

Contemporary Social Problems Course Information
This course is a theoretical and empirical survey of the nature and causes of social problems such as poverty, crime, racial and gender inequality, demographic and environmental changes, health care, education and family stability. Examples from other societies will be used for comparative analysis and establishing global links.
Prerequisite
Minimum 2.0 in SOCL 120 and Reading Level 5

40178

SOCL260

Race and Ethnicity Course Information
Sociological study of race and ethnicity in the U.S. and globally. Emphasis is placed on theories of race, racial and ethnic group formation, ethnic stratification, identity formation, immigration and struggles for equality. Racial and ethnic group experiences in western and non-western societies are traced historically and viewed comparatively.
Prerequisite
Minimum 2.0 in SOCL 120 and Reading Level 5

41225

SPAN104

Spanish for Business Course Information
This course is designed to develop spoken and written communication skills in business Spanish. Emphasizes question-answer patterns, high-frequency expressions and key vocabulary in business. Students will perform reading and writing exercises, practice vocabulary and dialogues essential to specific business-related situations, and study cultural topics relevant to Spanish in business settings.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5

42009

SPAN121

Elementary Spanish I Course Information
First course of a two-semester sequence in elementary Spanish. Designed for persons with no knowledge of Spanish who wish to develop basic language skills. Elementary practice in listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. Provides useful information about the Spanish-speaking world. Class taught largely in Spanish.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 6

40209, 40210, 42134

SPAN122

Elementary Spanish II Course Information
Second course of a two-semester sequence in elementary Spanish. Introduces more complex structures while developing a foundation in the essentials of the language. Emphasizes practice in listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. Provides useful information about the Spanish-speaking world. Class taught largely in Spanish.
Prerequisite
Minimum 1.5 in SPAN 121 or equivalent and Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 6

40216

SPAN201

Intermediate Spanish I Course Information
First course of a two-semester sequence in intermediate Spanish. Begins with review of grammar, and continues with intensive vocabulary building, listening comprehension, and writing compositions. Encourages conversation by introducing discussions about the cultures of the Spanish-speaking world. Class taught entirely in Spanish.
Prerequisite
Minimum 1.5 in SPAN 122 or equivalent and Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 6

40218

SPCH120

Dynamics of Communication Course Information
Introduction to the theory and practice of speaking and listening effectively in interpersonal, group, and public communication situations. The course utilizes readings, lectures, discussions, learning activities, and oral and written assignments to help students both understand the communication process and become more skillful interpersonal, group (team), and public communicators. A grade of 2.0 or higher fulfills the Communication Core Requirement.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 6

40229, 40230, 40231, 40232, 40233, 41446

SPCH280

Intercultural Communication Course Information
Introduction to the theory and practice of successful intercultural communication. Students investigate how communication is affected by dimensions of cultures, cultural values, world views, relationships, and social institutions. Students will become ethical and skillful intercultural communicators. A grade of 2.0 or higher fulfills the Global Perspectives and Diversity Core requirement for curricula effective Fall 2005 or later.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 6

40251

STAT215

Intro to Probability and Stats Course Information
This is a introductory course in probability and statistics. Topics studied include descriptive statistics, probability, random variables, normal distribution, t distribution, chi-square distribution, F distribution, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, correlation, and linear regression. In addition, students will solve applied problems by completing required computer assignments.
Prerequisite
(Minimum 2.0 in MATH 120 or above or Math Level 7) and Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 4

41793, 41794, 42458

SURG103

Surgical Asepsis Course Information
This course defines and describes pathogenic microorganisms and the causes and prevention of infection in the hospital. The student will be introduced to sterilization, disinfection, and other methods of controlling microbial growth.
Prerequisite
None

41323

THEA210

Theatre History Course Information
Examines the history of Western Theatre, including the literature, performance conventions, the physical theatre, and major figures from the Greek to Modern eras. Required for all majors.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 6

41439

WELD102

Industrial/Construction Safety Course Information
This course covers safety in the industrial workplace and on construction worksites. Included are local, state and federal safety regulations. The focus will be on the prevention of accidents but will teach the correct response if an accident should occur. First aid, CPR/AED certificates will be issued upon successful completion.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 3 and Writing Level 2

41637, 41638

WRIT108

Intensive Writing Review Course Information
This course is designed to develop basic writing skills for level 2 or 3 writing students. Students benefit from additional class time to work on material taught in Writing 108. The lab component includes class interactive activities that build on course concepts, a collaborative workshop-style format, and individual time with instructors. Students who complete the course with a 2.5 grade or higher will earn a Writing Level 4.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 2 and Writing Level 2

42505, 42511

WRIT117

Writing Preparation Course Information
Designed to help students improve their writing in preparation for transfer-level academic courses. Students who earn exit competency of 2.5 will have a writing skill level of 6.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 4 and Writing Level 4

41018, 41019, 41126, 41382, 41405

WRIT118

Personal Writing Course Information
Explores the various forms of personal writing (diaries, journals, letters, personal narratives, and autobiography) through written exercises and selected readings. The student's observations and life experiences are the focus of written assignments. Emphasizes language, style, and tone appropriate to the different forms of personal writing.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 3 and Writing Level 4

42448

WRIT121

Composition I Course Information
Composition I is the study and practice of expository discourse to help students write more effectively. It emphasizes writing process, critical thinking, content development, organization, and style.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 6

40254, 40255, 40256, 40257, 40258, 40259, 40260, 40261, 41132, 41144, 41149, 41440, 41441, 41442, 40288, 40294, 41847, 42435

WRIT122

Composition II Course Information
Builds upon the writing skills developed in WRIT121 to help students write argumentative essays which use logical support and appropriate documentation. Emphasizes research techniques and use of sources, and the development, structure, and style of the research paper. Some sections use computer classrooms.
Prerequisite
Minimum 2.0 in (WRIT 121 or WRIT 131) or (Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 8)

40343, 40344, 40345, 42441, 42442

WRIT124

Technical Writing Course Information
A college-level course in the study and practice of technical writing in a variety of formats for select audiences. Covers writing instructions, mechanism descriptions, technical definitions, as well as business letters, persuasive memos, job application materials, and basic research techniques. Students learn basic research techniques. Students will work individually and collaboratively.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 6

40360

WRIT127

Business Writing Course Information
College-level study of the theory and practice of business communication in a variety of forms, with emphasis on letters, memoranda and written reports, including research-based reports. Also covers job applications, resumes, and collaborative oral reports.
Prerequisite
Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 6

40365, 40367

WRIT260

Creative Writing I Course Information
This course in a hybrid format helps students develop expressive abilities in writing poetry and short stories. Emphasizes narrative modes of the short story, and free verse forms and traditional forms of poetry. Students read and analyze models from masters in fiction and poetry.
Prerequisite
Minimum 2.0 in (WRIT 121 or WRIT 131) or (Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 8)

42732

 

 

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