Feb 26, 2021  
2018-2019 Technical College of the Lowcountry - Catalog/Student Handbook 
    
2018-2019 Technical College of the Lowcountry - Catalog/Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


 

Other Courses

  
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    AET 102 - Basic Buildling Codes

    Lec. 2 Lab. 0 Cr. 2
    Prerequisite(s): RDG 100   or instructor approval.
    This course is an introduction to the standard building code, CABO, NFPA, ADA and other local code requirements.

  
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    CRJ 237 - Defensive Tactics for Law Enforcement

    Lec. 1 Lab. 2 Cr. 3
    This course is a study of the methodologies and tactics for solving critical incidents that law enforcement must face, such as the arrest process, handcuffing, and felony car stops.


Accounting

  
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    ACC 101 - Accounting Principles I

    Lec. 3 Lab. 0 Cr. 3
    Prerequisite(s): RDG 100 , BUS 140  or MAT 102 .
    This course introduces basic accounting procedures for analyzing, recording, and summarizing financial transactions, adjusting and closing financial records at the end of the accounting cycle, and preparing financial statements.

  
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    ACC 102 - Accounting Principles II

    Lec. 3 Lab. 0 Cr. 3
    Prerequisite(s): ACC 101 .
    This course emphasizes managerial accounting theory and practice in basic accounting and procedures for cost accounting, budgeting, cost-volume analysis, and financial statement analysis.

  
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    ACC 124 - Individual Tax Procedures

    Lec. 3 Lab. 0 Cr. 3
    Prerequisite(s): RDG 100 , BUS 140 , or MAT 102 .
    This course is a study of the basic income tax structure from the standpoint of the individual, including the preparation of individual income tax returns.

  
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    ACC 125 - Advanced Individual Tax Procedures

    Lec. 2 Lab. 3 Cr. 3
    Prerequisite(s): Prerequisite:  ACC 124 .
    This course expands the concept of the basic income tax structure from the standpoint of the individual, including the preparation of individual income tax returns and related schedules to include alternative minimum tax, property transactions, and business schedules.

  
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    ACC 150 - Payroll Accounting

    Lec. 3 Lab. 0 Cr. 3
    Prerequisite(s): ACC 101 .
    This course introduces the major tasks of payroll accounting, employment practices, federal, state, and local governmental laws and regulations, internal controls, and various forms and records.

  
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    ACC 230 - Cost Accounting I

    Lec. 3 Lab. 0 Cr. 3
    Prerequisite(s): ACC 102 .
    This course is a study of the accounting principles involved in job order cost systems, with an emphasis on using cost information for decision-making. Included in this course is the study of cost-volume-profit analysis, process costing, activity-based costing, cost allocation, cost behavior and cost management.

  
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    ACC 240 - Computerized Accounting

    Lec. 3 Lab. 0 Cr. 3
    Prerequisite(s): ACC 101 .
    This course is a study of using the computer to design and implement various accounting functions, including financial transactions, records, statements, reports, and documents.


Cooling & Refrigeration

  
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    ACR 102 - Tools & Service Techniques

    Lec. 3 Lab. 0 Cr. 3
    This course is a basic study of the uses of tools and service equipment used in the installation and repair of HVAC equipment.

  
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    ACR 107 - Wiring Diagrams

    Lec. 2 Lab. 0 Cr. 2
    This course covers the basic requirements or interpretation of wiring diagrams used in air conditioning and refrigeration equipment.

  
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    ACR 108 - Refrigeration Fundamentals

    Lec. 3 Lab. 0 Cr. 3
    This course is an introduction to the principles of refrigeration including the physics of refrigeration, refrigerant cycle and system components.

  
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    ACR 110 - Heating Fundamentals

    Lec. 4 Lab. 0 Cr. 4
    This course covers the basic concepts of oil, gas, and electric heat, their components and operation. Systems will be reviewed as to operational characteristics and environmental efficiencies.

  
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    ACR 118 - Air Conditioning Fundamentals

    Lec. 3 Lab. 0 Cr. 3
    This course is an introduction to the principles of air conditioning, including systems function, design and load estimation.

  
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    ACR 131 - Commercial Refrigeration

    Lec. 4 Lab. 0 Cr. 4
    Prerequisite(s): ACR 102 , ACR 108 , ACR 140 , and ACR 231  or instructor approval.
    This course is a study of maintenance and repair of commercial refrigeration systems.

  
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    ACR 140 - Automatic Controls

    Lec. 3 Lab. 0 Cr. 3
    This course is a study of the adjustment, repair and maintenance of a variety of pressure and temperature sensitive automatic controls used in the refrigeration and air conditioning industry.

  
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    ACR 160 - Service Customer Relations

    Lec. 3 Lab. 0 Cr. 3
    This course covers how to deal with different types of customers, selling techniques, and correct record keeping.

  
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    ACR 206 - Advanced Electricity for HVAC/R

    Lec. 2 Lab. 0 Cr. 2
    Prerequisite(s): ACR 140 .
    This course includes a practical application of electrical and electronic components and circuits used to control HVAC and/or refrigeration systems.

  
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    ACR 210 - Heat Pumps

    Lec. 4 Lab. 0 Cr. 4
    Prerequisite(s): ACR 102 , ACR 107 , ACR 108 , and ACR 140  or instructor approval.
    This course is a study of theory and operational principles of the heat pump, its operation, installation, and maintenance.

  
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    ACR 221 - Residential Load Calculations

    Lec. 2 Lab. 0 Cr. 2
    This course is a study of heat losses/gains in residential structures. Methods for determining heat loss/gain are included along with building load requirements.

  
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    ACR 224 - Codes and Ordinances

    Lec. 2 Lab. 0 Cr. 2
    This course covers instruction on how to reference appropriate building codes and ordinances where they apply to installation of heating and air conditioning equipment.

  
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    ACR 231 - Advanced Refrigeration

    Lec. 4 Lab. 0 Cr. 4
    Prerequisite(s): ACR 108  or permission from instructor.
    This course is an in-depth study of commercial and industrial refrigeration equipment as typically found in the college service area. Includes advanced servicing techniques and the exploration of “unique” refrigeration systems.

  
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    ACR 240 - Advanced Automatic Controls

    Lec. 3 Lab. 0 Cr. 3
    Prerequisite(s): ACR 140  or instructor approval
    This course is a study of pneumatic and electronic controls used in air conditioning and refrigeration.

  
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    ACR 250 - Duct Fabrication

    Lec. 3 Lab. 0 Cr. 3
    This course covers the design, fabrication, and installation of air duct systems.

  
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    ACR 251 - Supervised Cooperative Work Experience in HVAC

    Lec 0 Lab. 16 Cr. 4
    Prerequisite(s): Instructor approval.
    This course includes supervised work experience at an approved site in accordance with specific documented requirements.


Architectural Engineering

  
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    AET 101 - Building Systems I

    Lec. 3 Lab. 0 Cr. 3
    Prerequisite(s): RDG 100  or instructor approval.
    This course is a study of the fundamental concepts of design and construction techniques in residential, commercial, and industrial buildings.

  
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    AET 103 - International Building and Residential Codes

    Lec. 3 Lab. 0 Cr. 3
    Prerequisite(s): RDG 100   or instructor approval.
    This course is an introduction to the international building codes and the international residential codes, as well as local code requirements.

  
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    AET 124 - Residential Design I

    Lec. 3 Lab. 0 Cr. 3
    Prerequisite(s): RDG 100  or instructor approval.
    This course is a study of residential components, such as Site/ House Interface and dining areas, kitchens bedrooms, and baths, and how the function and form the entire residence.

  
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    AET 202 - History of Architecture

    Lec. 3 Lab. 0 Cr. 3
    Prerequisite(s): RDG 100  or instructor approval.
    This course is a study of the origins, influences and aesthetics that underlie the various styles of architecture from prehistoric times to the present.

  
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    AET 221 - Architectural Computer Graphics II

    Lec. 4 Lab. 0 Cr. 4
    Prerequisite(s): RDG 100  or instructor approval.
    This course includes a study of CAD commands with architectural applications and routines. A complete set of working drawings of a residential or commercial building using the computer as a drafting tool is produced.

  
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    AET 231 - Architectural Computer Graphics III

    Lec. 4 Lab. 0 Cr. 4
    Prerequisite(s): RDG 100  or instructor approval.
    This course covers advanced CAD applications. A complete set of construction documents for a residential or commercial building, including a specification outline, is produced and presented.

  
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    EGT 130 - Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing Applications

    Lec. 3 Lab. 0 Cr. 3
    This course covers interpreting, calculating tolerances, inspecting, computing geometrics of rejected parts, and analyzing the concepts of geometric control.

  
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    EGT 275 - Special Topics in Mapping

    Lec. 2 Lab. 0 Cr. 2
    This course is a study of special topics in the area of map preparation and interpretation.


Agriculture/Agroecology

  
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    AGR 202 - Soils

    Lec. 3 Lab. 3 Cr. 4
    Prerequisite(s): ENG 100  , MAT 101 , RDG 100  .
    This course introduces land resources, soil formation, classification, and mineralogy, and focuses on basic chemical and physical properties of soil. Soil microorganisms, plant nutrients, and fertilization are discussed, along with applications of soil properties in relation to plant growth.

  
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    AGR 204 - Introduction to Plant Sciences

    Lec. 2.5 Lab. 1.5 Cr. 3
    Prerequisite(s): ENG 100 , MAT 101 , RDG 100 .
    This course will present the fundamentals of plant sciences, including agronomic and horticultural crops of the major agricultural areas of the world. Emphasis will be given to crops of the Southeastern Region of the United States.

  
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    AGR 205 - Pest Management

    Lec. 2.5 Lab. 1.5 Cr. 3
    Prerequisite(s): AGR 204  .
    Students will study major pests (weeds, insects, and diseases) of the major South Carolina crops. Theory and practices of integrated pest management will be explored and compared to conventional pest management strategies.


Allied Health Science

  
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    AHS 102 - Medical Terminology

    Lec. 3 Lab. 0 Cr. 3
    Prerequisite(s): ENG 100 , RDG 100 .
    This course covers medical terms including roots, prefixes, and suffixes, with emphasis on spelling, definition, and pronunciation.

    Note: Students who have successfully completed AHS 103  are not permitted to enroll in AHS 102.
  
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    AHS 103 - Bio-Medical Vocabulary

    Lec. 2 Lab. 0 Cr. 2
    Prerequisite(s): ENG 100 , RDG 100 .
    This course covers the basis of word formation, prefixes, suffixes, and vocabulary used in bio-medical disciplines and health.

    Note: Students who have successfully completed AHS 102  are not permitted to enroll in AHS 103.
  
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    AHS 106 - Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

    Lec. .5 Lab. 1.5 Cr. 1
    This course provides a study of the principles of cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

    Note: There is an online component to this course.
  
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    AHS 119 - Health Careers

    Lec. 3 Lab. 0 Cr. 3
    Prerequisite(s): ENG 100 , RDG 100 .
    This course provides information on various health careers to include job responsibility and personal and education requirements as well as an overview of the health care system with its unique nomenclature and delivery of care.

  
  
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    AHS 130 - Surgical Environment for Health Professionals

    Lec. 3 Lab. 0 Cr. 3
    Prerequisite(s): AHS 102 .
    This course offers a comprehensive introduction to the surgical team, basic instruction in the protocols of the operating room and aseptic techniques.

  
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    AHS 161 - Introduction to Health Careers

    Lec. 1 Lab. 0 Cr. 1
    Prerequisite(s): RDG 100 .
    This course introduces the student to a variety of health careers.

  
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    AHS 205 - Ethics and Law for Allied Health Professions

    Lec. 3 Lab. 0 Cr. 3
    Prerequisite(s): RDG 100 .
    This course is an introduction to ethical, bioethical and legal concepts related to allied health professions.


Anthropology

  
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    ANT 101 - General Anthropology

    Lec. 3 Lab. 0 Cr. 3
    Prerequisite(s): ENG 100 , RDG 100 .
    This course is the study physical and cultural anthropology. This course explores subfields of anthropology to examine primatology, human palentology, human variation, archeology, and ethnology.


Administrative Office Technology

  
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    AOT 101 - Introduction to Keyboarding

    Lec. 2 Lab. 0 Cr. 2
    Corequisite(s): AOT 106 .
    This is an introductory course in touch keyboarding.

  
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    AOT 105 - Keyboarding

    Lec. 3 Lab. 0 Cr. 3
    Prerequisite(s): Prior keyboarding experience.
    Corequisite(s): ENG 100 .
    This course focuses on the mastery of keyboarding and formatting principles.

  
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    AOT 106 - Keyboarding Lab I

    Lec. 1 Lab. 0 Cr. 1
    Corequisite(s): AOT 101 .
    This lab focuses on improving keyboarding speed and accuracy.

  
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    AOT 110 - Document Formatting

    Lec. 3 Lab. 0 Cr. 3
    Prerequisite(s): AOT 105  or instructor approval.
    This course emphasizes speed, accuracy, and developing document formatting skills using keyboarding competencies.

  
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    AOT 115 - Medical Office Terminology

    Lec. 3 Lab. 0 Cr. 3
    This course is a study of root derivations of terms and terminology for the medical office.

  
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    AOT 135 - Data Entry

    Lec. 3 Lab. 0 Cr. 3
    This course introduces data entry techniques.

  
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    AOT 137 - Office Accounting

    Lec. 3 Lab. 0 Cr. 3
    Prerequisite(s): MAT 160 .
    This course introduces the fundamentals of basic accounting principles and focuses on basic financial records of a typical office.

  
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    AOT 161 - Records Management

    Lec. 3 Lab. 0 Cr. 3
    Prerequisite(s): ENG 100 .
    This course emphasizes information management functions and various types of information systems, technology, and procedures.

  
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    AOT 163 - Word Processing

    Lec. 3 Lab. 0 Cr. 3
    Prerequisite(s): AOT 105  or instructor approval.
    This course introduces the concepts of word processing.

  
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    AOT 164 - Medical Information Processing

    Lec. 3 Lab. 0 Cr. 3
    This course emphasizes development of proficiency in producing medical documents typical of those used in health care settings.

  
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    AOT 180 - Customer Service

    Lec. 3 Lab. 0 Cr. 3
    Prerequisite(s): ENG 100 .
    This course is a study of issues in the workplace relating to effective customer service. The course includes topics such as oral, written, verbal and nonverbal communication skills, effective telephone techniques and cultural diversity in the workplace.

  
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    AOT 212 - Medical Document Production

    Lec. 3 Lab. 0 Cr. 3
    This course covers the production of documents found in medical offices. The major focus is on productivity and excellence in medical document production.

  
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    AOT 220 - Medical Office Administrative Procedures

    Lec. 4 Lab. 0 Cr. 4
    Prerequisite(s): ENG 100 , MAT 101 , RDG 100 , CPT 101  or CPT 170 .
    This course provides a study of insurance processing, medical insurance coding, electronic health records, computer applications and the use of other business machines for medical receptionist and other front-office medical personnel.

  
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    AOT 234 - Administrative Office Communications

    Lec. 3 Lab. 0 Cr. 3
    This course emphasizes communication skills necessary in the business environment. It includes composing business correspondence, developing and giving oral presentations, practicing recording and translating information using the latest technology, and developing effective communication skills.

  
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    AOT 239 - Computerized Office Accounting

    Lec. 3 Lab. 0 Cr. 3
    Prerequisite(s): AOT 137 .
    This course covers specialized accounting functions performed on a computer.

  
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    AOT 252 - Medical Systems and Procedures

    Lec. 3 Lab. 0 Cr. 3
    Prerequisite(s): AOT 105 , AOT 163  or CPT 170  or instructor approval.
    This course emphasizes development of proficiency in integrating skills commonly performed in medical offices.

  
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    AOT 254 - Office Simulation

    Lec. 3 Lab. 0 Cr. 3
    Prerequisite(s): AOT 163   or CPT 170 .
    This course integrates a wide variety of skills and knowledge through practical work experiences in a simulated office environment.

  
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    AOT 265 - Office Desktop Publishing

    Lec. 3 Lab. 0 Cr. 3
    Prerequisite(s): AOT 163   or CPT 170 .
    This course covers the integration of text and graphics using computer software to design, edit, and produce a variety of documents.


Art

  
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    ART 101 - Art History and Appreciation

    Lec. 3 Lab. 0 Cr. 3
    Prerequisite(s): ENG 101 .
    This is an introductory course to the history and appreciation of art, including the elements and principles of the visual arts.

  
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    ART 105 - Film as Art

    Lec. 3 Lab. 0 Cr. 3
    Prerequisite(s): ENG 101 .
    This course provides an introduction to the appreciation of film and covers the elements and principles of cinema with historical and contemporary examples.

  
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    ART 107 - History of Early Western Art

    Lec. 3 Lab. 0 Cr. 3
    Prerequisite(s): ENG 101 .
    This course is a visual and historical survey of Western Art from the Paleolithic age to the Renaissance. The techniques, forms, and expressive content of painting, sculpture, and architecture are studied within the context of the cultural environment which produced them.

  
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    ART 108 - History of Western Art

    Lec. 3 Lab. 0 Cr. 3
    Prerequisite(s): ENG 101 .
    This course is a visual and historical survey of Western Art from the Renaissance through modern times. The techniques, form, and expressive content of painting, sculpture, and architecture will be studied within the context of the cultural environment which produced them.

  
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    ART 111 - Basic Drawing

    Lec. 3 Lab. 0 Cr. 3
    This course provides an introduction to the materials and the basic techniques of drawing.

  
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    ART 205 - Survey of Materials

    Lec. 3 Lab. 0 Cr. 3
    This course is an overview of non-structural materials used in interiors. Topics include their composition, characteristics, applications, specifications, and government regulations.

  
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    ART 211 - Introduction to Painting

    Lec. 3 Lab. 0 Cr. 3
    This course is an introduction to materials and techniques of painting.

  
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    ART 212 - Introduction to Watercolor

    Lec. 3 Lab. 0 Cr. 3
    This course is an introduction to the transparent American watercolor techniques, emphasizing the creation of landscapes and still-life subjects that utilize appropriate brush techniques and proper color mixing for this medium.


Aviation/Avionics

  
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    ACM 102 - Aviation Sciences

    Lec. 3 Lab. 0 Cr. 3
    Prerequisite(s): Instructor approval.
    This course is the study of the fundamentals of simple machine, heat dynamics, theory of flight and geometrical concepts as established for aviation applications.

  
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    ACM 110 - Aircraft Drawings

    Lec. 1 Lab. 0 Cr. 1
    Prerequisite(s): Instructor approval.
    This course covers skills required to use drawings, identify symbols and schematic layouts, sketch repairs and alterations made to aircraft, and interpret graphs and charts.

  
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    ACM 130 - Sheet Metal Layout and Repair

    Lec. 4 Lab. 0 Cr. 4
    Prerequisite(s): Instructor approval.
    This course covers the principles of sheet metal layout, bending, rivet installations, structural inspection, and repair methods for aircraft.

  
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    ACM 135 - Sheet Metal & Non-Metal Structures

    Lec. 4 Lab. 0 Cr. 4
    Prerequisite(s): ACM 110 , ACM 130 .
    This course covers the principles of sheet metal layout, bending, rivet installation, structural inspection, and repair methods.  Composite construction, honeycomb, plastic laminates, fiberglass, and thermoplastics for aircraft applications are also included in the course.

  
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    ACM 270 - Advanced General A&P Technology

    Lec. 3 Lab. 0 Cr. 3
    Prerequisite(s): FAA 8610-2 and instructor permission.
    This course will prepare students who have extensive airframe or powerplant experience and authorization from the FAA to take the FAA written, oral, and practical general examinations.  (This course is not FAA Part 147 approved.)

  
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    ACM 271 - Advanced Airframe A&P Technology

    Lec. 4 Lab. 0 Cr. 4
    Prerequisite(s): ACM 270 .
    This advanced survey course is designed for the student who has extensive airframe repair experience.  Material is presented to prepare the student to take the FAA Advanced Airframe exam.  (This course is not FAA Part 147 approved.)

  
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    ACM 272 - Advanced Powerplant A&P Technology

    Lec. 4 Lab. 0 Cr. 4
    Prerequisite(s): ACM 270 .
    This advanced survey course is designed for the student who has extensive powerplant repair experience.  Material is presented to prepare the student to take the FAA Advanced Powerplant exam.  (This course is not FAA Part 147 approved.)

  
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    AMF 103 - Introduction to Aviation

    Lec. 3 Lab. 0 Cr. 3
    Prerequisite(s): FAA 8610-2 and instructor permission.
    This course introduces the student to the history and background of aviation, the role of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in aviation, the nomenclature of aircraft, and safety.  (This course is not FAA Part 147 approved.)

  
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    AMF 109 - Aircraft Materials and Hand Tools

    Lec. 3 Lab. 0 Cr. 3
    Prerequisite(s): FAA 8610-2 and instructor permission.
    This course is the study of the identification and selection of materials used in aircraft construction; aircraft hardware; the use of hand tools, including precision measuring tools; and testing methods used in the aerospace industry.  (This course is not FAA Part 147 approved.)

  
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    AMF 110 - Corrosion Control and Sealing Applications

    Lec. 2 Lab. 0 Cr. 2
    Prerequisite(s): ACM 110 .
    This course addresses the selection of corrosion-resistant materials, application of corrosion inhibitors and application of aerospace sealants.  (This course is not FAA Part 147 approved.)

  
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    AVT 102 - Introduction to Avionics

    Lec. 3 Lab. 0 Cr. 3
    Prerequisite(s): EEM 117 , EEM 241 , EEM 243 , ENG 100 , MAT 102 , RDG 100 , or instructor approval.
    This course presents an introduction to the major phases of avionics from navigation, communication, and surveillance to sophisticated systems using state-of-the-art sensors and computations. Basic procedures and practices are also introduced, in addition to relevant abbreviations and acronyms.

  
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    AVT 105 - Aircraft Electricity for Avionics

    Lec. 4 Lab. 0 Cr. 4
    Prerequisite(s): AVT 102 , EEM 244 , ENG 100 , MAT 102 , RDG 100  or instructor approval.
    This course is a study of the operation and maintenance of various electrically operated aircraft systems. Topics include batteries, generators, alternators, inverters, DC and AC motors, position indicating and warning systems, fire detection and extinguishing systems and anti-skid brakes.

  
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    AVT 120 - Aviation Electronic Communications

    Lec. 4 Lab. 0 Cr. 4
    Prerequisite(s): AVT 102 , EEM 244 , ENG 101 , MAT 110 , RDG 100 , or instructor approval.
    This course includes application of electrical theory and analysis techniques to the study of aircraft transmitters and receivers, with an emphasis on mixers, IF amplifiers and detectors. Some basic FCC rules and regulations also are covered.

  
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    AVT 150 - Aircraft Navigation Systems

    Lec. 3 Lab. 0 Cr. 3
    Prerequisite(s): AVT 120  or instructor approval.
    This course covers the theory and maintenance of airborne Very High Frequency (VHF) navigation equipment, including VHF Omnidirectional Range (VOR) receivers, instrument landing system (ILS) equipment, long-range navigation systems, inertial navigation systems and Global Positioning Systems.

  
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    AVT 155 - Aircraft Pulse Systems

    Lec. 3 Lab. 0 Cr. 3
    Prerequisite(s): AVT 102 , ENG 100 , MAT 102 , RDG 100 .
    This course covers the operation and maintenance of air traffic control transponders and distance measuring equipment, including encoding, decoding pulse transmission, signal reception and processing.

  
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    AVT 160 - Aircraft Radar Systems

    Lec. 3 Lab. 0 Cr. 3
    Prerequisite(s): AVT 120  or instructor approval.
    This course will apply the principles of pulse and microwave circuits typically applied to search and weather radar. Students will learn to operate and maintain weather radar and radar altimeter systems. Topics include timing, transmitter, modulator, receiver, signal processing and display circuits.

  
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    AVT 165 - Avionics General Regulations

    Lec. 2 Lab. 0 Cr. 2
    Prerequisite(s): AVT 120  or instructor approval.
    This course introduces FAA and FCC regulations that pertain to avionics technicians and the maintenance of aircraft and avionics components. Topics also include technical standard orders, manufacturers’ maintenance and parts manuals, service letters, bulletins and instructions.

  
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    AVT 170 - Avionics Program and Test Review

    Lec. 1 Lab. 0 Cr. 1
    Prerequisite(s): RDG 100 , ENG 100 , MAT 102 , AVT 102  
    This course prepares students for the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) General Radio-Telephone License Examination & NCATT (National Center for Aviation Technician Training) AET (Aircraft Electronics Technician) written exam.


Business & Finance

  
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    BAF 101 - Personal Finance

    Lec. 3 Lab. 0 Cr. 3
    Prerequisite(s): ENG 100 , RDG 100 , BUS 140  or MAT 102 .
    This course includes the practical applications of concepts and techniques used in managing personal finances. Major areas of study include financial planning, budgeting, credit use, housing, insurance, investments, and retirement planning.


Building Construction Technology

  
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    BCT 102 - Fundamentals of Building Construction

    Lec. 4 Lab. 0 Cr. 4
    This course is a study of framing for residential and light commercial building.

  
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    BCT 105 - Tools Usage and Safety

    Lec. 2 Lab. 0 Cr. 2
    This course covers tool skills and their safe use in construction.

  
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    BCT 111 - Blueprint Reading and Specifications

    Lec. 3 Lab. 0 Cr. 3
    This course is an introductory study of construction plans and specifications and how they represent finished buildings.

  
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    BCT 112 - Construction Print Reading

    Lec. 2 Lab. 0 Cr. 2
    This course is a study of residential and light commercial prints.

  
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    BCT 131 - Estimating/Quantity Take Off

    Lec. 2 Lab. 0 Cr. 2
    This course covers construction estimation and quantity take-off for construction trades based on local and national building codes.

  
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    BCT 139 - Advanced Residential Wiring

    Lec. 3 Lab. 0 Cr. 3
    Prerequisite(s): EEM 171   or Instructor Approval.
    This course is the study and application of residential wiring including wire size, circuits, components and testing.

  
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    BCT 141 - Fixtures and Installation

    Lec. 3 Lab. 0 Cr. 3
    This course is the study and application of planning and installing fixtures and devices.

  
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    BCT 152 - Residential Plumbing

    Lec. 5 Lab. 0 Cr. 5
    Prerequisite(s): RDG 100  or instructor approval.
    This course is a study of the plumbing methods and practices used in residential application.

  
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    BCT 153 - Plumbing Repairs

    Lec. 3 Lab. 0 Cr. 3
    This course covers repair work in domestic and commercial plumbing installation.

  
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    BCT 159 - Plumbing Installations and Repairs

    Lec. 3 Lab. 0 Cr. 3
    This course provides all the hands-on operations used in plumbing and residential structure. Instruction includes water and sewer systems and works with various plastic and metal tubing and piping.

 

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