Aug 11, 2022  
2017-18 Academic Catalog 
    
2017-18 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Courses


 

Diagnostic Medical Sonography

  
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    DMS-237 CCO

    DMS-237 - Clinical Practicum in Echocardiography 4

    2 credits
    A continuation of DMS 236  Clinical Practicum in Echocardiography 3. This clinical practicum is a comprehensive experience requiring the application of all prior theoretical and practical skills and knowledge in the clinical setting.

    Course previously known as: DMDS-430

Early Childhood

  
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    ECE-101 CCO

    ECE-101 - Introduction to Early Childhood

    3 credits
    This course will provide students with the opportunity to develop a realistic view of the teaching profession. It will foster an understanding of the major issues in early education. History and philosophy of contrasting early childhood education models; components of quality early learning; design of environments; child observation techniques; basic teaching skills; licensing regulations; and home/school/community relationships will be explored. Developmentally appropriate practice and the appreciation of diversity will be emphasized. 10 hours of observation in the field will be required.

    Prerequisite(s): DRG-091  or placement at a higher level on the reading placement test.

    Course previously known as: CHLD-100
  
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    ECE-104 CCO

    ECE-104 - Behavior Management Techniques in Early Childhood Education

    1 credits
    This course focuses on behavior management techniques that promote a positive learning environment for children in inclusive settings.  Students learn various principles and techniques that address essentials for working with young children, individual behavior needs, and classroom management.

  
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    ECE-110 CCO

    ECE-110 - Child/Growth and Development

    3 credits
    Examines the growth and development of young children from conception through early elementary school years in view of the contemporary theories and findings of Erikson, Piaget, and others. Contributions from pediatric, nutritional, social services, and other disciplines are included. A major focus will be intellectual worlds. Alternative styles of child rearing in different cultures are integrated into the course. This course meets Office for Children requirements for training under Category A.

    Prerequisite(s): DWT-099  and DRG-092  with a minimum grade of C-.

    Course previously known as: CHLD-110
  
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    ECE-120 CCO

    ECE-120 - Early Childhood Fieldwork 1

    1 credits
    Provides students with opportunity to develop skills in working with young children and to integrate theories of child development with direct experience in an early learning environment.

    Course previously known as: CHLD-120
  
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    ECE-121 CCO

    ECE-121 - Early Childhood Fieldwork 2

    2 credits
    Students spend six hours per week in the role of student classroom aide to provide direct experience with children in a group setting in which they have opportunities to plan and implement learning experience in the areas they are studying in the curriculum course.

    Prerequisite(s): ENG-101  ECE-101  ECE-110 

    Course previously known as: CHLD-220
  
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    ECE-140 CCO

    ECE-140 - Young Children With Special Needs

    3 credits
    Educating exceptional children in an inclusive setting will be the emphasis of Young Children with Special Needs. Developmentally delays, sensory impairments, physical disabilities, and learning and behavorial disorders will be examined. The planning and implementation of inclusive early childhood programs will be explored as well. The importance of early intervention will be stressed.

    Course previously known as: CHLD-160
  
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    ECE-150 - Curriculum for Early Childhood Education 1

    3 credits
    Curriculum for Early Childhood will provide students with integrated experiences in applied learning through lecture, discussion, and workshops. Creative expression, dramatics, mathematics, science, sensory motor play, and music and movement will all be explored. The teacher’s role in encouraging children to express their ideas through many media will be emphasized. 20 hours of fieldwork/ observation will be required.

    Prerequisite(s): ENG-101  ECE-101  ECE-110  

    Corequisite(s): ECE 150L  

    Course previously known as: CHLD-200
  
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    ECE-150L - Lab: Curriculum for Early Childhood Education 1

    1 credits
    This course is the laboratory component of ECE 150  .

    Corequisite(s): ECE 150  

  
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    ECE-155 - Creativity and the Arts in Early Childhood

    3 credits
    Creativity and the Arts will explore the visual arts, music and movement, as well as drama in the context of Early Childhood. The integration of the arts into the content areas will be emphasized. Through active involvement, students will come to appreciate their own creativity.

  
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    ECE-160 CCO

    ECE-160 - Dynamics of Childhood Behavior

    3 credits
    The students will examine the process of guiding young children. They will design and evaluate strategies for guidance. Focus will be on the effective interaction with children that results from informed behavioral decisions, an understanding of how children develop, and realistic expectations for self and children. Students will increase their objectivity and demonstrate proficiency in observing and interpreting children’s behavior through their fieldwork in coordination with coursework.

    Prerequisite(s): ECE-110 

    Course previously known as: CHLD-225
  
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    ECE-170 - Infant and Toddler Care

    3 credits
    This course provides students with an overview of group care for infants and toddlers. Emphasis will be placed on care and protection while examining safety, health, nutrition, and child abuse issues. The environment, daily routines, parental involvement, and staff selection and training will also be discussed.

    Course previously known as: CHLD-270
  
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    ECE-200 CCO

    ECE-200 - Early Literacy

    3 credits
    Early Literacy will focus on the emergence of literacy from birth through age eight. The interrelatedness of reading, writing, speaking and listening will be emphasized. Literacy acquisition will be viewed as an active and constructive process. Developmentally appropriate activities and learning materials will be explored, designed, and implemented. Children’s literature will be the core of this course, recognizing the importance of quality literature in the lives of young children and in the emergence of literacy.

    Prerequisite(s): ECE-110  ECE-150  ENG-102  

    Corequisite(s): ECE 200L  

    Course previously known as: CHLD-300
  
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    ECE-200L - Lab: Early Literacy

    1 credits
    This course is the laboratory component of ECE 200 .

  
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    ECE-210 CCO

    ECE-210 - Supervision Skills in Early Childhood

    3 credits
    The student will examine the special needs of supervisors and staff in programs for young children - the meeting of which enables them to support and facilitate the growth and development of young children and their families. Course content will be both descriptive and practical, will consider supervisor and supervisee roles and responsibilities, supervisory approaches, issues that affect staff morale and effectiveness, design of staff development and training, implementation tools, adult learning styles, effective communication and observation, holding conferences, and evaluating staff within the context of a clinical supervision approach. A major focus of the course will be the importance of the supervisor’s own ongoing professional development and willingness to learn. Students must be Lead Teacher DEEC qualified

    Course previously known as: CHLD-331
  
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    ECE-220 CCO

    ECE-220 - Early Childhood Practicum 1

    4 credits
    Practicum One is an internship consisting of a minimum of 150 hours of work in the field. This student teaching experience will be conducted at an approved site, with the option of an infant/toddler or a preschool/kindergarten placement. The intent of this course is to give students the opportunity apply theory to practice and become skilled practitioners. Working under the direction of an experienced teacher, the students will gradually assume increased responsibility for classroom management, as well as the organization and design of curriculum. An additional requirement of this course will be a weekly 90 minute seminar. The seminar will give students the opportunity to reflect on their experiences in the classroom and discussion will focus on concerns and successes.

    Prerequisite(s): ECE-110 , ECE-150 , and  permission of the instructor

    Course previously known as: CHLD-335
  
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    ECE-221 CCO

    ECE-221 - Early Childhood Practicum 2

    6 credits
    Practicum Two is an extension of Practicum One. This internship will consist of an additional minimum of 150 hours of work in the field. It will conclude with the student teacher assuming full responsibility of the class for at least a one week period. A weekly 90 minute seminar will support the student teachers in this culminating experience.

    Prerequisite(s): ECE 220  and permission of the instructor

    Course previously known as: CHLD-400
  
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    ECE-270 CCO

    ECE-270 - Early Childhood Program Planning

    3 credits
    This course is intended to help students acquire the interpersonal and organizational skills required for leadership in the early childhood field. It includes program issues of health and safety, nutrition, social services, parent involvement, personnel policies, educational programming, assessment and evaluation, budgeting, professional development, and community resources, and focuses on a study of the practical aspects of program operation. It considers various early childhood education models and the respective implications for curriculum planning, together with an emphasis on the mainstreaming concept. A special focus is strategies for communication among adults: staff members, parents, and personnel from other agencies.

    Course previously known as: CHLD-425
  
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    ECE-280 CCO

    ECE-280 - Early Childhood Internship

    3-9 credits
    This Cooperative Education course allows students to receive academic credit for work experience directly related to their major field of study. Students who have completed at least 12 credits towards graduation or more and who have an overall QPA of 2.5 or higher are eligible to participate in the Cooperative Education Program. Approval for participation must be obtained from the Director of Cooperative Education/Career Services and Transfer Affairs and a faculty coordinator from the academic department that the student is enrolled. Please note that participation in this course depends on being placed in a job prior the end of each registration period.

  
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    ECE-281 - Early Childhood Co-Op 1

    3-9 credits
    This Cooperative Education course allows students to receive academic credit for work experience directly related to their major field of study. Students who have completed at least 12 credits towards graduation or more and who have an overall QPA of 2.5 or higher are eligible to participate in the Cooperative Education Program. Approval for participation must be obtained from the Director of Cooperative Education/Career Services and Transfer Affairs and a faculty coordinator from the academic department that the student is enrolled. Please note that participation in this course depends on being placed in a job prior the end of each registration period.

  
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    ECE-282 - Early Childhood Co-Op 2

    3-9 credits
    This Cooperative Education course allows students to receive academic credit for work experience directly related to their major field of study. Students who have completed at least 12 credits towards graduation or more and who have an overall QPA of 2.5 or higher are eligible to participate in the Cooperative Education Program. Approval for participation must be obtained from the Director of Cooperative Education/Career Services and Transfer Affairs and a faculty coordinator from the academic department that the student is enrolled. Please note that participation in this course depends on being placed in a job prior the end of each registration period.

  
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    ECE-283 - Early Childhood Co-Op 3

    3-9 credits
    This Cooperative Education course allows students to receive academic credit for work experience directly related to their major field of study. Students who have completed at least 12 credits towards graduation or more and who have an overall QPA of 2.5 or higher are eligible to participate in the Cooperative Education Program. Approval for participation must be obtained from the Director of Cooperative Education/Career Services and Transfer Affairs and a faculty coordinator from the academic department that the student is enrolled. Please note that participation in this course depends on being placed in a job prior the end of each registration period.

  
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    ECE-284 - Early Childhood Co-Op 4

    3-9 credits
    This Cooperative Education course allows students to receive academic credit for work experience directly related to their major field of study. Students who have completed at least 12 credits towards graduation or more and who have an overall QPA of 2.5 or higher are eligible to participate in the Cooperative Education Program. Approval for participation must be obtained from the Director of Cooperative Education/Career Services and Transfer Affairs and a faculty coordinator from the academic department that the student is enrolled. Please note that participation in this course depends on being placed in a job prior the end of each registration period.


Economics

  
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    ECN-101 CCO

    ECN-101 - Economics 1

    3 credits
    This course is primarily concerned with macro- economics and aims at developing an understanding of American economic institutions and the economic problems of inflation, unemployment and economic growth. Emphasis is given to the principle tool of economists, the market model of demand and supply. The effects of both fiscal and monetary policies on the major problems of the economy are thoroughly explored.

    Mass Transfer Block: Credits earned in this course are counted towards the MassTransfer Block Behavioral and Social Sciences requirements.

    Course previously known as: ECON-100
  
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    ECN-102 CCO

    ECN-102 - Economics 2

    3 credits
    This course is sequential to ECN-101 - Economics 1 and is primarily concerned with Microeconomics. Microeconomics deals with the subsystems of the economy such as the economics of the firm and the industry. The major emphasis is on a thorough analysis of supply and demand and of the four market structures. The theories and concepts are then applied to American major industries.

    Prerequisite(s): ECN-101  

    Mass Transfer Block: Credits earned in this course are counted towards the MassTransfer Block Behavioral and Social Sciences requirements.

    Course previously known as: ECON-200

Education

  
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    EDU-101 CCO

    EDU-101 - Foundations of Education

    3 credits
    The objective of this class is to provide students with an introduction to the social, political, and economic conditions of contemporary urban schools such as inclusion, ability grouping bilingual education, tracking, teaching education, and multi-cultural education. The future of urban education and alternative approaches will also be explored. Class assignments and participation in group discussions will facilitate critical thinking and develop an understanding of the American urban educational experience.

    Course previously known as: EDUC-320
  
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    EDU-102 CCO

    EDU-102 - Introduction to Special Needs

    3 credits
    Participants gain an understanding of a variety of handicapping conditions. Students also study the laws that ensure educational equity for students with special needs, and instructional and curricular modifications that teachers may be expected to make for students with special needs. Ten hours of documented fieldwork are required.

    Course previously known as: EDUC-319

English

  
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    DRG-091

    DRG-091 - Reading Level 1

    3 credits
    Reading 1 offers practice in active reading skills for improved comprehension and efficiency, as well as vocabulary development using a variety of materials from textbooks, literature, and periodicals. Students will be introduced to the STCC Library in this course. This is a developmental course. Credit for this course will not be counted toward fulfilling graduation requirements at STCC.

    Course previously known as: DRDG-091
  
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    DRG-092 CCO

    DRG-092 - Reading Level 2

    3 credits
    Reading 2 emphasizes critical reading, addressing general and specific comprehension skills for library research, reading textbooks, technical material and literature. Vocabulary development focuses on context and structural analysis. This is a developmental course. Credit for this course will not be counted toward fulfilling graduation requirements at STCC.

    Prerequisite(s): Placement at DRG-092 - Reading Level 2  or C- or higher in DRG-091 - Reading Level 1  .

    Course previously known as: DRDG-092
  
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    DRW-094 CCO

    DRW-094 - Integrated Reading and Writing 1

    4 credits
    Integrated Reading and Writing 1 combines the skills of reading with its complementary task of writing. In terms of reading the course addresses general and specific comprehension skills necessary to be successful in reading textbooks and other academic materials and in reading literature by promoting close reading and reading rigor standards. Vocabulary development focuses on broadening the student’s vocabulary knowledge and acquisition strategies. In terms of writing the course provides a review of basic English skills in grammar, sentence structure, paragraphing and essay development to prepare students for college-level writing. The course is intended for students whose college placement test scores indicate placement in Reading 1 and Review for College Writing. Since this course provides preparation for English Composition 1, department policy dictates a grade of “C-” or better for admission to English Composition 1. This is a four credit developmental course. Credit for this course will not be counted toward fulfilling graduation requirements at STCC, but will be equivalent to taking both Reading 1 and Review for College Writing.

  
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    DRW-095 CCO

    DRW-095 - Integrated Reading and Writing 2

    4 credits
    Integrated Reading and Writing 2 combines the skills of reading with its complementary task of writing.  In terms of critical reading the course addresses general and specific comprehension skills necessary to be successful in library research, reading textbooks, reading technical material, and reading literature by promoting close reading and reading rigor standards.  Vocabulary development focuses on content and structural analysis.  In terms of writing the course provides a review of basic English skills in grammar, sentence structure, paragraphing and essay development to prepare students for college-level writing.  The course is intended for students whose college placement test scores indicate placement in Reading II and Review for College Writing.  Since this course provides preparation for English Composition I, department policy requires a grade of “C-” or better for admission to English Composition I. This course is the equivalent of DWT-099 and DRG-092 and will fulfill both developmental course requirements. This is a four credit developmental course.  Credit for this course will not be counted toward fulfilling graduation requirements at STCC.

    Prerequisite(s):  Placement at DRG-092 - Reading Level 2  or C- or higher in DRG-091 - Reading Level 1  .

  
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    DWT-099 CCO

    DWT-099 - Review for College Writing

    3 credits
    This course provides a review of basic English skills in grammar, sentence structure, paragraphing, and essay development to prepare students for college-level writing. The course, intended for students who have had difficulty with written English, provides preparation for ENG-101. A grade of “C-” or better in DWT-099 is required for admission to ENG-101. This is a developmental course. Credit for this course will not be counted toward fulfilling graduation requirements at STCC.

    Course previously known as: DWRT-099
  
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    ENG-101 CCO

    ENG-101 - English Composition 1

    3 credits
    The objective of this course is to improve the student’s ability to communicate effectively in writing. Areas covered will include introduction of basic writing patterns, effective construction of paragraphs and essays, and preparation of the documented research paper.

    Prerequisite(s): DWT-099  (minimum grade of C-) or placement at college-level English.

    Mass Transfer Block: Credits earned in this course are counted towards the MassTransfer Block English Composition/Writing requirements.

    Course previously known as: ENGL-100
  
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    ENG-101H CCO

    ENG-101H - Honors English Composition 1

    3 credits
    This honors-level Composition I course involves the standard description for a section of ENG-101 . The objective of this course is to improve the student’s ability to communicate effectively in writing. Areas covered will include introduction of basic writing patterns, effective construction of paragraphs and essays, and preparation of the documented research paper. See list of objectives and competencies (available from instructor). In addition, students will be required to submit work that is representative of honors-level course work; to that end, more time will be dedicated to developing argumentation and research skills. Among the assignments required will be two documented research papers. All work for the course will be kept in a portfolio and at the end of the semester, students will be required to submit a portfolio review essay critiquing their progress.

    Prerequisite(s): DWT-099  (minimum grade A-) or placement at ENG-101H

    Mass Transfer Block: Credits earned in this course are counted towards the MassTransfer Block English Composition/Writing requirements.

    Course previously known as: ENGL-110
  
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    ENG-102 CCO

    ENG-102 - Composition 2

    3 credits
    In this course, students will continue to build upon the critical thinking and writing skills developed in English Composition 1. English Composition 2 is designed to help students deepen their understanding of written texts while improving their writing and research skills. The objective of this course is to strengthen the academic writing skills necessary for the integration and appropriate documentation of readings from literature and/or other academic disciplines. Close reading, class discussions, written assignments (in a variety of rhetorical modes), and the demonstration of research skills (using primary and secondary sources) are required for the successful completion of this course.

    Prerequisite(s): ENG-101  or ENG-101H  (minimum grade of D).

    Mass Transfer Block: Credits earned in this course are counted towards the MassTransfer Block English Composition/Writing requirements.

    Course previously known as: ENGL-200
  
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    ENG-102H CCO

    ENG-102H - Honors English Composition 2

    3 credits
    This honors-level Composition 2 course involves the standard description of Introduction to Literature: close reading and class discussion of fiction, poetry, plays, and essay assignments involving your writing about literature. In addition, reading and writing assignments will be appropriate to honors level. A research essay and a 20-minute presentation to the class are required.

    Prerequisite(s): ENG-101   (minimum grade A-) or ENG-101H  (minimum grade B)

    Mass Transfer Block: Credits earned in this course are counted towards the MassTransfer Block English Composition/Writing requirements.

    Course previously known as: ENGL-210
  
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    ENG-103 - Business English

    3 credits
    This course is designed to prepare business students to meet the requirements of writing all kinds of communications in the business world, emphasizing the construction of proper business letters, resumes, and memoranda. Students develop an understanding of correct style, form, and tone and gain an ability to write clear and concise business communications.

    Prerequisite(s): ENG-101  ( minimum grade D- ).

  
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    ENG-104 - Technical Report Writing

    3 credits
    Instruction has been organized to emphasize methods involved in the writing process. Special emphasis has been placed on the factors which report writers must consider & the processes they must follow in writing a report. Students will become acquainted with the techniques of analyzing a writing situation, methods of investigating the problem, organizing the report, and preparing the final copy.

    Prerequisite(s): ENG-101  ( minimum grade D ).

    Mass Transfer Block: Credits earned in this course are counted towards the MassTransfer Block Humanities and Fine Arts requirements.

    Course previously known as: ENGL-202
  
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    ENG-105 CCO

    ENG-105 - Fundamentals of Oral Communication

    3 credits
    Students will learn the techniques of effective oral communication, and will present researched speeches on a variety of organizational patterns. Being educated means having something to say; this course will help you say it.

    Mass Transfer Block: Credits earned in this course are counted towards the MassTransfer Block Humanities and Fine Arts requirements.

    Course previously known as: ENGL-203
  
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    ENG-106 CCO

    ENG-106 - Creative Writing: Playwriting

    3 credits
    The purpose of this class is to learn the craft of playwrighting through writing assignments, self-evaluation, peer-evaluation, and extensive class discussion. Working from a plot assignment, students will write short, three-page scripts that will explore relationships, situations, and emotions. Students will then hear their scripts read back to them in class, followed by class discussions, with room left for the playwright to ask his/her own questions. This class will develop writing skills, listening skills, observational skills, and relationship skills.

    Prerequisite(s): ENG-101  ENG-102  ( minimum grade D- ).

    Mass Transfer Block: Credits earned in this course are counted towards the MassTransfer Block Humanities and Fine Arts requirements.

    Course previously known as: ENGL-221
  
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    ENG-107 - Intro to Creative Writing: Fiction

    3 credits
    The emphasis of this course will be on the writing of fiction, although students will also have the opportunity to write poetry and drama using contemporary and traditional models for their work. During the semester, students will learn various strategies of characterization, plot development, use of dialogue and stream of consciousness, point of view and others. Assignments will include: a story in a sentence, writing a compelling scene, flash fiction, and writing the short story. Preparation of a port- folio is required of each student. Final projects will include a class reading of finished pieces and publication of literary magazine.

    Prerequisite(s): ENG-102  minimum grade of C-

    Mass Transfer Block: Credits earned in this course are counted towards the MassTransfer Block Humanities and Fine Arts requirements.

    Course previously known as: ENGL-421
  
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    ENG-108 - Introduction to Creative Writing: Poetry

    3 credits
    The emphasis in this course is on the writing of poetry, although students will also have the opportunity to write fiction and drama, using contemporary and traditional models for their work. During the semester, students will write poems in a variety of forms from free to formal verse including haiku, sonnets, villanelles, sestin ghazals, and pantoums. For each genre, students will practice appropriate strategies, including the use of imagery, metaphor, rhyme and rhythm, point-of-view, dialogue, characterizations, and plot development. Preparation of a portfolio is required of each student. Final projects will include a class reading of finished pieces and publication of a literary magazine.

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 102  

    Mass Transfer Block: Credits earned in this course are counted towards the MassTransfer Block Humanities and Fine Arts requirement.

  
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    ENG-110 - Introduction to Journalism

    3 credits
    An introductory course designed to explore the overall area of journalism as related to producing a student newspaper. The class is conducted as a workshop with instruction focused on news reporting, feature writing, and page layout.

    Prerequisite(s): ENG-101  ( minimum grade D- ).

    Mass Transfer Block: Credits earned in this course are counted towards the MassTransfer Block Humanities and Fine Arts requirements.

    Course previously known as: ENGL-319
  
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    ENG-116 CCO

    ENG-116 - Portfolio Development for Credit for Prior Learning

    3 credits
    This course will guide students in the process of developing a portfolio which documents and demonstrates their prior learning outside the classroom. The portfolio may then be submitted for academic credit. Skills learned in the class will also be useful in other college courses and the student’s future employment. Skills will include: developing educational goals, evaluation of one’s prior learning and aligning with academic coursework, effective time management, understanding types of prior learning and how they are assessed, organizing a degree plan, understanding experiential learning, organizing an extended narrative document such as a portfolio, appropriately approaching individuals and agencies with requests for assistance and information such as is needed to document prior learning, appropriately writing letters to individuals and agencies requesting information and documentation, critically evaluating information, and effective writing skills aimed at convincing the reader of a particular point of view. This course will be graded based on performance in the classroom; any portfolio produced by the student will be assessed independently of the course to determine if additional credit will be awarded.

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 101  

  
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    ENG-120 CCO

    ENG-120 - Interpersonal Communication

    3 credits
    In the course, students will examine basic concepts, theories, and the role interpersonal communication plays in initiating, developing, and maintaining (or terminating) relationships. Furthermore, the course will also allow students the opportunity to critically evaluate interpersonal relationships, the communication issues related to human interactions in various circumstances, and the impact of communication on behavior.

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 101  

    Mass Transfer Block: Credits earned in this course are counted towards the MassTransfer Block Humanities and Fine Arts requirements.

  
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    ENG-200 CCO

    ENG-200 - Literature of the Western World: BC to 17th Century

    3 credits
    This course examines literary classics of Western culture to develop both an appreciation of their intrinsic worth and an awareness of their significance in the history of ideas & literature. Readings are from the Biblical, Classical, Medieval, and Renaissance periods and might include portions of the Old Testament; selections from epic narratives such as Homer’s Odyssey, Virgil’s Aeneid, and Milton’s Paradise Lost; selected poetry of Sappho, Catullus, Petrarch; selections from frame narratives such as Dante’s Inferno and Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales.

    Prerequisite(s): ENG-101  (ENG-102  is strongly recommended) (minimum grade D ).

    Mass Transfer Block: Credits earned in this course are counted towards the MassTransfer Block Humanities and Fine Arts requirements.

    Course previously known as: ENGL-300
  
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    ENG-201 CCO

    ENG-201 - Literature of the Western World: 18th to 20th Century

    3 credits
    This course examines significant literary works of Western culture from the 18th century to the modern era, to develop both an appreciation of their intrinsic worth and an awareness of their significance in the history of ideas and of literature. Readings are from the prose, poetry, and drama of the Age of Enlightenment, the Romantic period, the period of Naturalism, and the early 20th century. Readings might include selections from Moliere’s Tartuffe, Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels, Voltaire’s Candide, Rousseau’s Confessions, Goethe’s Faust, Shelley’s Frankenstein, Flaubert’s A Simple Heart, Dostoyevsky’s Notes from Underground, Woolf’s A Room of One’s Own, and other brief works.

    Prerequisite(s): ENG-101  (ENG-102  Recommended) (minimum grade D- ).

    Mass Transfer Block: Credits earned in this course are counted towards the MassTransfer Block Humanities and Fine Arts requirements.

    Course previously known as: ENGL-400
  
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    ENG-205 CCO

    ENG-205 - English Literature 1

    3 credits
    Readings in English literature from the Anglo- Saxon to the Neoclassical periods are studied with attention to their content and style. Such works as Beowulf, The Canterbury Tales, King Lear, and Paradise Lost are examined as representations of major literary and intellectual movements in Britain.

    Prerequisite(s): ENG-101  (ENG-102  Recommended) ( minimum grade D ).

    Mass Transfer Block: Credits earned in this course are counted towards the MassTransfer Block Humanities and Fine Arts requirements.

    Course previously known as: ENGL-301
  
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    ENG-206 CCO

    ENG-206 - English Literature 2

    3 credits
    This course is a continuation of English Literature 1 and consists of readings from the Romantic period to the twentieth century. Works of such writers as Wordsworth, Coleridge, Keats, Dickens, the Brownings, Joyce, and Woolf may be included in the course. The works are studied from the same critical perspective and with the same emphasis as in ENG-106.

    Prerequisite(s): ENG-101  (ENG-102  Recommended) ( minimum grade D- ).

    Mass Transfer Block: Credits earned in this course are counted towards the MassTransfer Block Humanities and Fine Arts requirements.

    Course previously known as: ENGL-401
  
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    ENG-210 CCO

    ENG-210 - American Literature: 1620 - 1860

    3 credits
    The growth of American literature from the Colonial period to the Civil War reflects major developments in American thought, beliefs, and values. Such writers as Bradford, Bradstreet, Edwards, Franklin, Hawthorne, Emerson, Thoreau, and Stowe will be the basis of our close, critical reading and discussion, representing our literary and intellectual heritage.

    Prerequisite(s): ENG-101  ( minimum grade D- ).

    Mass Transfer Block: Credits earned in this course are counted towards the MassTransfer Block Humanities and Fine Arts requirements.

    Course previously known as: ENGL-302
  
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    ENG-211 CCO

    ENG-211 - American Literature: 1860 - Present

    3 credits
    Readings of American fiction, poetry, and drama from the Civil War to the present, ranging from Whitman, Dickinson, Twain, James, Frost, Hemingway, Faulkner and several contemporary writers. This course continues the survey of American literature from the same critical perspective as ENG-210.

    Prerequisite(s): ENG-101  (ENG-102  Recommended) ( minimum grade D ).

    Mass Transfer Block: Credits earned in this course are counted towards the MassTransfer Block Humanities and Fine Arts requirements.

    Course previously known as: ENGL-402
  
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    ENG-220 CCO

    ENG-220 - Introduction to African-American Literature 1

    3 credits
    This course is an introductory survey of African-American literature from slavery to the Harlem Renaissance. Texts studied will include the Spirituals, slave narrative, folktales, poetry, short fiction and essays in the context of history, literary movements and biography. The course will focus on developing an awareness of the unique quality of the “Black Experience” as it has defined the various modes and themes that characterize African-American literature.

    Prerequisite(s): ENG-101  ( minimum grade D- ).

    Mass Transfer Block: Credits earned in this course are counted towards the MassTransfer Block Humanities and Fine Arts requirements.

    Course previously known as: ENGL-304
  
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    ENG-221 - Introduction to African-American Literature 2

    3 credits
    This course is an introductory survey of African-American literature from the Harlem Renaissance to the present. Texts studied will include poetry, short fiction, essays, and drama in the context of history, literary movements and biography. The course will focus on developing an awareness of the unique quality of the “Black Experience” as it has defined the various modes and themes that characterize African-American literature.

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 101  ( minimum grade D- ).

    Mass Transfer Block: Credits earned in this course are counted towards the MassTransfer Block Humanities and Fine Arts requirements.

    Course previously known as: ENGL-404
  
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    ENG-223 - Latino Literature

    3 credits
    This course will introduce students to contemporary writings by Latino writers who are living or have lived in the U.S. Students will develop a greater understanding of one of America’s largest, most diverse minority populations and social, cultural, and economic issues with which it contends. Close reading of works in various literary genres (including social and cultural criticism) will be used to expand on such issues and themes as assimilation, cultural and gender identity, ethnic identification, cultural conflicts, cultural isolation, political and economic struggles, and perceptions of mainstream America.

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 101  ;ENG 102  is Recommened. ( minimum grade D-).

    Mass Transfer Block: Credits earned in this course are counted towards the MassTransfer Block Humanities and Fine Arts requirement.

  
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    ENG-225 CCO

    ENG-225 - Children’s Literature

    3 credits
    Children’s Literature is an elective one-semester survey course. Students read and analyze picture storybooks, folklore, children’s poetry, and young adult novels. Selections are multicultural.

    Prerequisite(s): ENG-101  ( minimum grade D- ).

    Mass Transfer Block: Credits earned in this course are counted towards the MassTransfer Block Humanities and Fine Arts requirements.

    Course previously known as: ENGL-305
  
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    ENG-230 CCO

    ENG-230 - Women in Literature 1

    3 credits
    This course will introduce students to writing by women from a variety of genres and historical periods. Our studies will focus on four key questions: What can we learn about the history of women by reading the literature they have created? What new perspectives on human experience do women reveal when they take up the pen (or the laptop)? What commonalities exist among women writers, and what differences arise from their diverse backgrounds, experiences, and artistic visions? What obstacles have faced women writers and how have they navigated these obstacles?

    Prerequisite(s): ENG-101  (ENG-102  Recommended) ( minimum grade D ).

    Mass Transfer Block: Credits earned in this course are counted towards the MassTransfer Block Humanities and Fine Arts requirements.

    Course previously known as: ENGL-308
  
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    ENG-231 - Women in Literature 2

    3 credits
    This course is not a continuation of Women in Literature 1. The issues of history, perspective, and ethnic and regional diversities that comprise the female experience will be examined through the depiction of women in literature. This includes works by women writers as well as male authors. The course will focus on the evolution of the female character through fairy tales, poetry, novellas, and novels.

    Prerequisite(s): ENG-101  (ENG-102  Recommended) ( minimum grade D ).

    Mass Transfer Block: Credits earned in this course are counted towards the MassTransfer Block Humanities and Fine Arts requirements.

    Course previously known as: ENGL-408
  
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    ENG-240 CCO

    ENG-240 - Sex and Sexualities in Western Literature

    3 credits
    This course will focus on the diverse ways issues of sex and sexuality have been played out on the textual stage of Western literature. Armed with critical frameworks (including Foucault’s History of Sexuality), students will grapple with the continuum of sexualities depicted in literary works as well as the medicalization of sexuality originating in the 19th century and continuing into the present day. The primarily 19th and early 20th century readings will be weighted towards those sexualities that have been historically marginalized including what we now term gay/lesbian/and bisexual. These texts will span the genres of poetry, drama, fiction and non-fiction, and include works by Chaucer, Shakespeare, William Bradford, Christina Rossetti, Tennyson, Melville, Oscar Wilde, EM. Forster, D.H. Lawrence, Virginia Woolf Radclyffe Hall, and Tennessee Williams. Historical contextualization will be offered by the writings of Krafft-Ebing, Havelock Ellis, and Freud.

    Prerequisite(s): An open mind and successful completion of ENG-101  (ENG-102  recommended)  or permission of instructor. ( minimum grade D-).

    Mass Transfer Block: Credits earned in this course are counted towards the MassTransfer Block Humanities and Fine Arts requirements.

    Course previously known as: ENGL-309
  
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    ENG-245 CCO

    ENG-245 - Non-Western Literary Voices

    3 credits
    This course involves reading and discussion of 20th century fiction, plays, poetry, and non- fiction of several regions of the non-Western world such as Africa, the Middle East, south Asia, and east Asia. Literary selections will be studied in relation to their cultural context and their expression of universal human experience.

    Prerequisite(s): ENG-101  (ENG-102  Recommended) (minimum grade D ).

    Mass Transfer Block: Credits earned in this course are counted towards the MassTransfer Block Humanities and Fine Arts requirements.

    Course previously known as: ENGL-351
  
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    ENG-250 - Introduction to the Theatre

    3 credits
    This course will involve the student in the major aspects of the theater experience. The student will learn how to read and analyze plays, and then how to write each play in a critical manner. The student t will then learn about the craft of theatre: writing, directing, acting, and design. Finally, the student will learn how to experience theatre, through watching both plays on video, and live performances, and then, how to write about the production as in a critical manner. By the end of the course, the student will gain an appreciation of theatre as both an art and as a live experience.

    Mass Transfer Block: Credits earned in this course are counted towards the MassTransfer Block Humanities and Fine Arts requirements.

    Course previously known as: ENGL-361

English As a Second Language

  
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    ESL-084 CCO

    ESL-084 - Intermediate ESL Grammar

    3 credits
    This grammar course is intended for students who have a high/intermediate level of English. It is assumed that the students who have enrolled in ESL-084 have been tested and placed into the Level 3 curriculum. ESL-084 is given jointly with ESL-086  and ESL-088 . The focus will be on complex verb forms, syntactical structures, and mechanics. Please note: Level 3 courses ESL-084, ESL-086  and  ESL-088  are part of an intensive unit. A grade of “C” or better in all three courses must be attained to pass on to the next level. If a student fails to achieve a grade of “C” or better in any one of these courses, all three of the courses must be repeated.

    Corequisite(s):   and ESL-088 - Intermediate ESL Reading 

    Course previously known as: EESL-086
  
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    ESL-086 CCO

    ESL-086 - Intermediate ESL Writing

    3 credits
    This course is designed to meet the needs of students who have to attain a high intermediate level of English. It is given in conjunction with ESL-084  & ESL-088 . The course will provide practice in writing paragraphs and essays, moving from very simple to more complex topics. The emphasis is on writing in various methods of discourse, grammar and mechanics. A grade of “C” or better is required to pass this course. Please note: Level 3 courses ESL-084 , ESL-088 , and ESL-086 are part of an intensive unit. All three must be taken together. A grade of “C” or better in all three must be attained to pass on to the next level. If a student fails to achieve a grade of “C” or better in any one of these courses, all three of the courses must be repeated. This is a developmental course. Credit for this course will not be counted toward fulfilling graduation requirements at STCC.

    Corequisite(s): ESL-084 - Intermediate ESL Grammar    

    Course previously known as: EWRT-088
  
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    ESL-088 CCO

    ESL-088 - Intermediate ESL Reading

    3 credits
    This reading course is intended for students who have a high/intermediate level of English and is given jointly with ESL-084  and ESL-086 . The focus of this course is on the development of vocabulary, reading comprehension, and critical thinking. Students are required to read textbook material which covers a variety of cultural and/or literary material. Exercises to test comprehension and to review grammar and syntax will also be included. In addition, students will be asked to do outside readings from which may include newspaper articles as well as a fiction or non-fiction book. Students will demonstrate their understanding of these materials by way of oral and written discussions. A grade of “C” or better in all three courses must be attained to pass on to the next level. If a student fails to achieve a grade of “C” or better in any of these courses all three of the courses must be repeated. This is a developmental course. Credit for this course will not be counted toward fulfilling graduation requirements at STCC.

    Corequisite(s): ESL-084 - Intermediate ESL Grammar  and   

    Course previously known as: ERDG-087
  
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    ESL-094 CCO

    ESL-094 - Advanced ESL Grammar

    3 credits
    This grammar course is intended for students who have mastered a high-intermediate level of English. It offers a comprehensive review of Level 2 and 3 structures, such as perfect verb tenses, modal auxiliaries, the passive voice, and compound/complex sentences. Students practice the verb tenses in integrated exercises. The review of complex syntactical patterns also covers appropriate mechanics. New grammar encompasses more advanced forms; future perfect tenses, noun clauses, gerunds, infinitives, modal perfects, unreal conditionals, and the subjunctive mode are covered. This is a developmental course. Credit for this course will not be counted toward fulfilling graduation requirements at STCC.

    Prerequisite(s): ESL 084  or placement at ESL-094 level.

    Corequisite(s):   and  

    Course previously known as: EESL-094
  
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    ESL-096 CCO

    ESL-096 - Advanced ESL Writing

    3 credits
    This course is intended to continue the ESL student’s development of the writing process providing needed practice in preparation for English Composition 1. It offers an in-depth review of paragraph and essay development. New material emphasizes expository essay writing for academic purposes which is focused on a selection of major rhetorical modes. A review of the Library online catalog as well as an introduction to academic research using library databases is also part of the curriculun of this course.

    Prerequisite(s): ESL-086  

    Corequisite(s): ESL-094  and ESL-098  

    Course previously known as: EWRT-093
  
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    ESL-098 CCO

    ESL-098 - Advanced ESL Reading

    3 credits
    This course is intended to continue the ESL student’s development of the reading process in preparation for college level reading in English. Four basic areas are emphasized: reading for pleasure, developing comprehension and critical thinking skills, expanding vocabulary , and reading faster. Student centered individual and group activities are used extensively in the classroom. Students chart their progress in terms of increasing reading rate. This is a developmental course. Credit for this course will not be counted toward fulfilling graduation requirements at STCC.

    Corequisite(s): ESL-094 - Advanced ESL Grammar  and   

    Course previously known as: ERDG-089

Electrical Engineering Technology

  
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    EET-097 CCO

    EET-097 - Practical Electrical Problem Solving

    1 credits
    This course is designed to provide students with a basic foundation in applied mathematics and symbolism necessary to understand basic electrical concepts and theories. Only ELEC.AS and EROB.COC students who have placed at MAT-078 or MAT-087 should take this course.

  
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    EET-101 CCO

    EET-101 - PCs, Programming & Robots

    2 credits
    This course will provide the student with the basic knowledge about modern PC operation and upgrades as well as introduce them to the world of programming and Robots. The first few weeks of the course will introduce the basic components of a PC with emphasis on upgrade ability. The rest of the course will have students build, program and test their own BoEBot from Parallax. The interation with the BoEBot will demonstrate how the PC is used as a control and communication portal, how hardware is controlled by software, and how, through the use of various sensors, robots can be designed to be autonomous.

    Corequisite(s): EET 101L  

    Course previously known as: ELEC-140
  
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    EET-101L - Lab: PCs, Programming & Robots

    1 credits
    This course is the laboratory component of EET 101  .

  
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    EET-104 CCO

    EET-104 - Safety & Health in Industry

    1 credits
    This course is a cornerstone of preparation for working in an industrial environment. The course will emphasize topics and principles that can be applied in many circumstances to ensure the personal safety of oneself and others. Specific topics will include Safety Laws & Organizations, Personal Protective Equipment, Tool & Machine Safety, Safe Materials Handling, Electrical Safety & Protection, Fire Protection, Health Protection and Safe Work Practices. This course will meet for 5 weeks.

  
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    EET-105 CCO

    EET-105 - Technical Diagrams for Automation

    1 credits
    This course will introduce the student to the various technical diagrams which may be found in an automated manufacturing environment. The majority of emphasis of the course will be on electrical & electronic symbols and schematics, relay and ladder logic diagrams. In addition flowcharts, hydraulic and pneumatic diagrams (Fluid Power), piping symbols and diagrams, and HVAC components and diagrams. Microsoft Visio will be presented in this course to create & edit technical documents. This course will meet for 5 weeks.

  
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    EET-106 CCO

    EET-106 - Developing Troubleshooting Skills

    1 credits
    This course will present various skills which can aid in troubleshooting electromechanical equipment commonly found in an automated manufacturing environment. Key topics will include effective communication, troubleshooting techniques, aids to troubleshooting, solving electrical & mechanical problems, breakdown and planned maintenance. This course will meet for 5 weeks.

  
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    EET-110 CCO

    EET-110 - Basic Electricity 1

    2 credits
    Basic Electricity 1 is the first electrical course students will take in the Electrical Engineering Technology program at STCC. The purpose of the course is to give students a firm foundation in electrical theory. The course covers DC circuit theory with an emphasis on circuit analysis, practical application, and troubleshooting. The thorough presentation and use of laboratory test equipment throughout the course enhances the student’s understanding of electricity.

    Prerequisite(s): MAT-093  or MAT-097  (minimum grade of C-) or placement at college-level Math.

    Corequisite(s): EET 110L  

    Course previously known as: ELEC-110
  
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    EET-110L - Lab: Basic Electricity 1

    1 credits
    This course is the laboratory component of EET 110  .

  
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    EET-111 CCO

    EET-111 - Basic Electricity 2

    2 credits
    The continual expansion of knowledge opens new doors to employment opportunities. There is rapid change in the field of electricity. Behind all this change lies the basic core of electrical knowledge that a student must master. Basic Electricity 2 provides this basic framework with an introduction to alternating current and its comparison with direct current. The current covers AC circuit analysis, practical application and troubleshooting. The lab associated with the course is intended to reinforce classroom theory.

    Prerequisite(s): EET-110  and MAT-124 ;

    Corequisite(s): EET 111L  

    Course previously known as: ELEC-210
  
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    EET-111L - Lab: Basic Electricity 2

    1 credits
    This course is the laboratory component of EET 111  .

  
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    EET-120 - Fluid Power Technology

    3 credits
    This course provides a fundamental understanding of the physical principles of hydraulics and pneumatics in a logical building-block manner, along with a practical working knowledge of the components normally utilized in designing, installing, operating, and maintaining hydraulic pneumatic systems.

    Course previously known as: ELEC-260
  
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    EET-130 CCO

    EET-130 - Fund of Motor Control

    2 credits
    A technologist in the electrical industry may be exposed to a great deal of information. Therefore, fundamentals of motor control, relay logic, and the related electrical theory are presented in a manner that is easy to understand and applicable to on-the-job situations. The theory of control, operation, and design is presented clearly and concisely. Students learn troubleshooting techniques related to real-world situations.

    Prerequisite(s): EET-110 , EET-101  and MAT-124 ;

    Corequisite(s): EET 130L  

    Course previously known as: ELEC-241
  
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    EET-130L - Lab: Fund of Motor Control

    1 credits
    This course is the laboratory component of EET 130  .

  
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    EET-135 CCO

    EET-135 - Programmable Logic Controller 1 (PLCs 1)

    2 credits
    Control systems for electric motors are vital for the proper performance and protection of modern plant equipment. The programmable logic controller or PLC replaced many of the older relaying type logic systems; for this reason, this course deals only with programming of a modern PLC. Basic relay type logic is required for this course since the PLC will be used as a tool to simulate the older style relaying circuit. The laboratory associated with this course will be necessary for the complete understanding of programming the PLC and how a PLC interfaces with the modern industrial plant control systems.

    Prerequisite(s): EET-130  

    Corequisite(s): EET 135L  

    Course previously known as: ELEC-350
  
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    EET-135L - Lab: Programmable Logic Controller 1 (PLCs 1)

    1 credits
    This course is the laboratory component of EET 135  .

    Corequisite(s): EET-135.

  
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    EET-140 CCO

    EET-140 - Fundamentals of Robotics

    2 credits
    The purpose of this course is to provide an overview of Robotics Technology. It explores the basic principles of manipulator and actuator systems. One aspect of the course that makes it unique, is the attention given to hardware, which makes this course practical for training technicians. The course requires an understanding of simple mathematics and the basic use of computers. The laboratory will be used to perform real-time exercises in programming applications and techniques through the use of various training robots and systems. Attention will be given to type and style of robot, application, operational characteristics and control systems.

    Corequisite(s): EET 140L  

    Course previously known as: ELEC-280
  
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    EET-140L - Lab: Fundamentals of Robotics

    1 credits
    This course is the laboratory component of EET 140  .

  
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    EET-200 CCO

    EET-200 - Solid-State Electronics

    2 credits
    Industrial electronics is changing faster than ever because of the rapid changes in the electronics field. Large discrete solid state electronic devices with an emphasis on solid- state devices as they relate to specific applications are studied. Each device will have associated with it a laboratory exercise in order to provide a better understanding of the material at hand. Some of the topics covered will include diodes, diode applications, transistor switches, field effect transistors, DC biasing, switching circuits, thyristors, and voltage regulators.

    Prerequisite(s): EET-111 , ENG-101  and MAT-125  (which may be taken concurrently).

    Corequisite(s): EET 200L  

    Course previously known as: ELEC-320
  
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    EET-200L - Lab: Industrial Electronic 1

    1 credits
    This course is the laboratory component of EET 200  .

  
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    EET-210 - Digital and Linear Circuits

    2 credits
    The goal of this course is to provide comprehensive and practical coverage of linear integrated circuits, digital circuits and applications. The extensive troubleshooting coverage and innovative system application serve as very important and necessary links between theory and the real world. It progresses from the fundamental circuit building blocks through to analog/digital conversion systems. The course is divided into two basic parts. The first part of this course will cover linear integrated circuits with considerable emphasis on the operational amplifier. The second will be devoted to the fundamentals of digital circuits.

    Prerequisite(s): EET-111 , MAT-124  and   or permission of Department Chairperson.

    Corequisite(s): EET 210L  

    Course previously known as: ELEC-332
  
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    EET-210L - Lab: Digital and Linear Circuits

    1 credits
    This course is the laboratory component of EET 210  .

    Prerequisite(s): ELEC-210, MATH-132, WRIT-202 or permission of Department Chair

  
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    EET-235 CCO

    EET-235 - Programmable Logic Controller 2 (PLCs 2)

    2 credits


    This course is the second course in the PLC sequence. Students will take the basic PLC skills they learned in EET 135  and apply them to advance
    applications which will include process control systems, HMI, analog and digital I/O and proportional-integral-differential controller
    concepts. In addition, students will learn about modern PLC network topologies and protocols and communication protocols such as DeviceNet and
    Ethernet/IP.

     

    Prerequisite(s): EET 111 ,EET 130  ,EET 135 ,

    Corequisite(s): EET 235L .

  
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    EET-235L - Lab: Programmable Logic Controller 2 (PLCs 2)

    1 credits
    This course is the laboratory component of EET 235 .

    Corequisite(s): EET-235.

  
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    EET-240 CCO

    EET-240 - Robotics and Automated Systems

    2 credits
    This course is a continuation of the second semester Fundamentals of Robotics. It proceeds into robot applications, work cells, interfacing and programming techniques. Real applications will be studied through student projects, which will be constructed and tested in the lab. Emphasis is given to the students’ creativity and ingenuity. Areas of special interest are: safety, part manipulation, programming, vision, Al and environmental/part sensing systems. Visits to area manufacturers and places of interest may also be a part of this course.

    Prerequisite(s): EET-140  MAT-124  

    Corequisite(s): EET 240L  

    Course previously known as: ELEC-380
  
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    EET-240L - Lab: Robotics and Automated Systems

    1 credits
    This course is the laboratory component of EET 240 .

    Corequisite(s): EET 240  .

  
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    EET-250 CCO

    EET-250 - Control System Theory

    2 credits
    The goal of this course is to provide a state-of-the-art resource on control system technology. This includes the terminology, concepts, principles, procedures, and computations used by technicians to select, analyze, specify, design, troubleshoot, and maintain all established methodology with the aid of examples, calculator and control system components, Laplace transforms, instrument characteristics, signal conditions, and sensors. A laboratory period is included to help amplify the concepts learned in the classroom. Some of the topics covered will include manipulation, control, analysis, and design.

    Prerequisite(s): EET-210  EET-200  EET-240  ENG-101  MAT-125 ;

    Corequisite(s): EET 250L  

    Course previously known as: ELEC-431
  
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    EET-250L - Lab: Control System Theory

    1 credits
    This course is the laboratory component of EET 250  .

  
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    EET-255 CCO

    EET-255 - Advanced Topics in Electrical Engineering

    3 credits
    This course will present the Electrical Engineering Technology student advanced topics relevant to their major. Topics will include Quality Initiatives, Lean, 5S, Six Sigma, Grantt
    Charts, project scheduling using MS Project, technical applications of Excel, dealing with EMI, battery & charging technology for portable devices, Microsoft Visio for technical drawings, Industrial networking protocols, cabling, data
    acquisition, SCADA and manipulating csv files. The course will also include topics which are news worthy and relevant to the major. This course will be delivered in a hybrid format whichwill require class room participation and
    internet research.

    Prerequisite(s): EET-200 , EET 210 ,EET 235  ,EET 240  

    Corequisite(s): EET 265  

  
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    EET-260 CCO

    EET-260 - Microprocessor Applications

    2 credits
    This course is directed to the application and use of microprocessors in industry, with emphasis on understanding basic operation, interfacing, and programming. Study includes basic architecture, developmental languages, bus structures, interfacing with peripheral devices, memory, input/output devices, and diagnostics.

    Prerequisite(s): MAT-125  and EET-200 ;

    Corequisite(s): EET 260L  

    Course previously known as: ELEC-451
  
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    EET-260L - Lab: Microprocessor Applications

    1 credits
    This course is the laboratory component of EET 260  .

  
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    EET-265 CCO

    EET-265 - Advanced Automation

    1 credits
    This project oriented course provides expanded expertise and knowledge about the growing field of automation. It is a continuation of the EET-240 - Robotics and Automated Systems  Course and provides the student with the opportunity to work in teams to devise and create various automation solutions to manufacturing problems and applications. Robots of all types and their related peripherals are studied and worked on in the lab. Closed-loop manufacturing systems, Hierarchical Control, PLC controls, hydraulics, pneumatics and vacuum (plasmas), and vision systems are utilized. Team work, creativity, research and presentation skills are emphasized in this capstone course.

    Prerequisite(s): ENG-101 , EET-200 , EET-210  and MAT-125  

    Corequisite(s): EET 265L  

    Course previously known as: ELEC-485
  
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    EET-265L - Lab: Advanced Automation

    2 credits
    This course is the laboratory component of EET 265  .

  
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    EET-281 - Electrical Engineering Tech Co-Op 1

    3-9 credits
    This Cooperative Education course allows students to receive academic credit for off-campus educational work experience related directly to their major field of study.  Students who have completed 15 or more credits and who have achieved a 2.5 cum. QPA or higher are eligible to participate in Cooperative Education experiences. Approval for participation must be obtained from the applicable faculty coordinator and the Director of Cooperative Education.

  
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    EET-282 - Electrical Engineering Tech Co-Op 2

    3-9 credits
    This Cooperative Education course allows students to receive academic credit for off-campus educational work experience related directly to their major field of study.  Students who have completed 15 or more credits and who have achieved a 2.5 cum. QPA or higher are eligible to participate in Cooperative Education experiences. Approval for participation must be obtained from the applicable faculty coordinator and the Director of Cooperative Education.

 

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