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

Courses


 

Landscape Design and Management Technology

  
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    LAN-115 CCO

    LAN-115 - Presentation Techniques

    3 credits
    A course in mechanical drafting, stressing the media and techniques commonly used in the preparation of landscape plans. The use of instruments, lettering and line techniques is covered first, followed by the development of isometric and perspective drawings. Working in three-dimensions is stressed, so that the student may best visualize spatial relationships in future landscape design courses.

    Course previously known as: LAND-210
  
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    LAN-120 CCO

    LAN-120 - Turf Management

    2 credits
    The study and identification of turf grasses as used in the New England area. Much emphasis is placed upon the best use of types involved. Topics in the lectures include soil and fertilization requirements, drainage and irrigation, best turf types, grass and seed identification, maintenance and renovation, and disease and insect control. The laboratories are involved in soil testing, turf growing, maintenance techniques and field trips. Two hour lecture, one three-hour lab.

    Corequisite(s): LAN 120L  

    Course previously known as: LAND-220
  
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    LAN-120L - Lab: Turf Management

    1 credits
    This course is the laboratory component of LAN 120  .

  
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    LAN-200 CCO

    LAN-200 - Sustainable Landscape Practices

    2 credits
    A course dealing with the newest technologies and current “Best Practices” for managing, installing and maintaining sustainable landscapes. Topics covered will include tree evaluation, pruning, site evaluation and plant selection, fertilization, construction protection, planting and maintenance of landscapes. Students will also be exposed to interpretation and varied uses of landscape plans.

    Corequisite(s): LAN-200L  

    Course previously known as: LAND-320
  
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    LAN-200L - Lab: Sustainable Landscape Practices

    1 credits
    This course is the laboratory component of LAN-200  .

    Corequisite(s): LAN-200  .

  
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    LAN-210 CCO

    LAN-210 - Shrubs in Landscape

    3 credits
    A continuation of LAN-110 , covering identification and use of the commonly used native and introduced shrubs and vines in this area. Emphasis placed upon the best use of the types involved. Lectures are concerned with utilization of plant features such as flowers and fruits and with effects of the environment on the plants discussed. Laboratories are used for the discussion of specific plants and field trips. Three one-hour lecture and three one-hour lab.

    Corequisite(s): LAN 210L  

    Course previously known as: LAND-311
  
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    LAN-210L - Lab: Shrubs in Landscape

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

  
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    LAN-220 CCO

    LAN-220 - Landscape Design 1

    1 credits
    A course in the residential landscape design stressing basic measuring design techniques and elements. Topics covered in lecture are line, shape, form, texture, pattern color, the processes of design, the development of outdoor living areas, play areas, private gardens and the orientation of structures on the site. One one-hour lecture, two two-hour labs.

    Prerequisite(s): LAN-115  

    Corequisite(s): LAN 220L  

    Course previously known as: LAND-330
  
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    LAN-220L - Lab: Landscape Design 1

    2 credits
    This course is the laboratory component of LAN 220  .

  
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    LAN-225 CCO

    LAN-225 - Landscape Operations

    3 credits
    A course dealing with the basic aspects of starting, staffing and operating a typical landscaping business through the year. Additional materials will include landscape contracts and law. Students will be concerned with operations through the seasons of the year, and with practices such as business ethics, purchasing, scheduling of work operations, and personnel issues. Three hour lectures.

    Corequisite(s): LAN-225L

    Course previously known as: LAND-350
  
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    LAN-230 CCO

    LAN-230 - Plant Propagation

    2 credits
    A course dealing with the procedures used in propagating and growing plant materials. Lectures deal with the theoretical aspects of growing and the laboratories are devoted to greenhouse and field work. Several field trips are taken to commercial nursery operations in the area. Two-hour lecture, one three-hour lab.

    Corequisite(s): LAN 230L  

    Course previously known as: LAND-410
  
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    LAN-230L - Lab: Plant Propagation

    1 credits
    This course is the laboratory component of LAN 230  .

  
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    LAN-240 CCO

    LAN-240 - Landscape Design 2

    1 credits
    A continuation of Landscape Design 1 stressing presentation and analysis. The areas dealt with are urban shopping and business spaces, small office buildings, schools and playgrounds, and parking areas. One one-hour lecture, two two-hour labs.

    Prerequisite(s): LAN-220 ;

    Corequisite(s): LAN 240L  

    Course previously known as: LAND-420
  
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    LAN-240L - Lab: Landscape Design 2

    2 credits
    This course is the laboratory componet of LAN 240  .

  
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    LAN-250 CCO

    LAN-250 - Sustainable Pest Management

    2 credits
    This course serves as an introduction to the study of insects, diseases, and weeds that affect the growth of ornamental plants in the New England area. Both the identification and control of the most common plant pests will be discussed. Control by cultural and biological methods, rather than the use of chemicals will be stressed, but the realistic need for chemical control and the safe use of chemicals will also be part of the course. Preparation for taking the state pesticide licensing examination will be a part of the course. Two one- hour lectures, and one three-hour lab.

    Corequisite(s): LAN-250L  

    Course previously known as: LAND-450
  
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    LAN-250L - Lab: Sustainable Pest Management

    1 credits
    This course is the laboratory component of LAN-250  .

    Corequisite(s): LAN-250  

  
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    LAN-260 CCO

    LAN-260 - Earth Forms and Structures

    3 credits
    A study of the equipment, materials, and methods used in constructing earth forms and landscape features such as walls, walks, drives, fences and terraces. Considerable field work is involved, in which the students lay out and construct features as mentioned above. Three one-hour lectures, one three-hour laboratory.

    Corequisite(s): LAN 260L  

    Course previously known as: LAND-431
  
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    LAN-260L - Lab: Earth Forms and Structures

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

  
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    LAN-280 - Landscape Design Internship 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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    LAN-281 - Landscape Design 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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    LAN-282 - Landscape Design 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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    LAN-283 - Landscape Design Co-Op 3

    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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    LAN-284 - Landscape Design Co-Op 4

    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.


Laser Electro Optics Technology

  
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    LEO-100 CCO

    LEO-100 - Lab and Laser Safety

    1 credits


    In this course, students will learn the subject of electrical and laser safety in laboratory settings and industry. Students will learn to recognize, evaluate, and control for (1) electrical hazards as recommended by National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Guide to Electrical Safety and Health for the Electrical Trades and (2) laser hazards as recommended by the Laser Institute of America’s (LIA) ANSI Z136.1 Safe Use of Lasers standard. Each LEO student is required to complete this course and pass an online examination before taking any laser laboratory courses.

    This course is offered only in the fall semester.

  
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    LEO-110 CCO

    LEO-110 - Intro to Optics and Photonics

    3 credits
    In this introductory course, students will be introduced to the field of optics and photonics and the many exciting applications and career opportunities possible. Students will learn about optics, lasers, fiber optics, electro-optics and integrated photonics by drawing from the latest cutting edge applications in precision manufacturing, aerospace, biomedical device, medicine, 3D sensing, display technology, communications, astronomy and many others. Classroom lectures will be supplemented with demonstrations, hands-on activities, independent research projects, company tours, and guest speakers. The purpose of the course is to help develop a solid conceptual understanding of foundational principles of optics and photonics as well as the problem-solving and critical thinking skills needed to be successful in the field. Students will also gain an awareness of the many and varied career opportunities and pathways available in this fascinating and rapidly growing field.

  
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    LEO-135 - Geometric Optics

    2 credits
    This course is the first of a two-semester sequence covering basic optical theory and components. Each course consists of three one-hour lecture sessions and a three-hour lab. Geometrical optics deals with the rectilinear propagation of light and the elementary treatment of image formation, lenses, mirrors, prisms, fiber optics, ray tracing aberrations, optical system design and optical instruments. The laboratory section parallels the lectures and familiarizes the student with optical laboratory components and procedures.

    Prerequisite(s): LEO 110  

    Corequisite(s): LEO 135L  

    Course previously known as: LEOT-330; LEO-130
  
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    LEO-135L - Lab: Geometrical Optics

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

    Prerequisite(s): LEO 100  

    Corequisite(s): LEO 135  

  
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    LEO-140 - Fiber Optic Technology and Applications

    2 credits


    In this course, students will learn the principles of fiber optic technology and its applications in modern society. Students will gain theoretical and hands-on experience with fiber-optic components, test and measurement equipment, splicing and termination. Topics will include the total internal reflection, multimode and single mode fiber optic cables, fiber optic cable manufacturing, dispersion, fiber optic termination and testing, dB and dBm, loss testing, fusion slicing, OTDRs, LED and laser light sources, detectors, voice and data communications, fiber optic sensors, wavelength division multiplexers and couplers, fiber Bragg gratings, Erbium-doped fiber amplifiers, fiber lasers, and more. Classroom and laboratory activities will be supplemented with industry tours, Internet research assignments, and a hands-on design project.

    Two-hour lecture; three-hour lab.

    Prerequisite(s): LEO 110  

    Corequisite(s): LEO 140L  

    Course previously known as: LEOT-348

  
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    LEO-140L - Lab: Fiber Optic Technology and Applications

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

    Prerequisite(s): LEO 110  

    Corequisite(s): LEO 140  

  
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    LEO-150 - Fundamentals of Lasers

    2 credits
    This course consists of two hours of lecture and a three-hour laboratory session. The course begins with an introduction to the atom, emission processes, and stimulated emission of radiation. Laser output characteristics and modification, materials, components and industrial laser applications is also discussed. Safety and laboratory procedures are emphasized. The lab will reinforce the theories and topics presented in the lecture.

    Prerequisite(s): LEO 100  LEO 110  

    Corequisite(s): LEO 150L  

    Course previously known as: LEOT-322
  
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    LEO-150L - Lab: Fundamentals of Lasers

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

    Prerequisite(s): LEO 100  LEO 110  

    Corequisite(s): LEO 150  

  
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    LEO-180 - Opto-Electronics

    2 credits
    This course offers a detailed discussion of opto- electronic fundamentals. Subjects to be covered include: radiation and radiometry, photometry, phototransistors, photoresistors, optoisolators, detectors, semiconductor lasers, display devices and optical waveguide. Lab included.

    Prerequisite(s): ELE 110  

    Corequisite(s): LEO 180L  

    Course previously known as: LEOT-439
  
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    LEO-180L - Lab: Opto-Electronics

    1 credits
    This course is the laboratory component of LEO 180  .

    Prerequisite(s): ELE 110L  

    Corequisite(s): LEO 180  

  
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    LEO-210 CCO

    LEO-210 - Laser Materials Processing

    3 credits
    In this course, students will be introduced to laser materials processing and other applications of lasers in industry. Among the many different uses of lasers to be studied are laser welding and surface treatment, cutting and material removal, and laser marking and etching. Students will gain hands-on experience in programming and using state-of-the-art laser materials processing systems including multi-axis CO2 and fiber lasers, diode-pumped solid state (DPSS) lasers in the processing of metals, plastics, wood and other common materials. Applications will be drawn from aerospace, biomedical device manufacturing, custom sheet metal fabrication, and other micromachining machining applications where laser precision is paramount. Quality concepts will be applied throughout the program to ensure product integrity and compliance with engineering standards.

    Prerequisite(s): MET 159  , MET 159L  and LEO 150  , LEO 150L  

  
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    LEO-210L - Lab: Laser Materials Processing

    1 credits
    This is the laboratory component of LEO 210  

    Corequisite(s): LEO 210  

  
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    LEO-230 CCO

    LEO-235 - Wave Optics

    2 credits
    Three major topics are studied in this course: wave optics, properties of light and matter and the optic of transformations. The majority of the course is dedicated to wave optics and the study of diffraction and interference. In dealing with the properties of light and matter, polarization and optical boundaries are discussed. The optics of transformations deals with Fourier transform spectroscopy, transfer functions, optical data processing, and holography. Laboratory exercises will closely parallel classroom discussions and should help bridge the gap between theory and practical use of the concepts expressed. Senior standing course; Honors component available.

    Prerequisite(s): LEO 110  and MAT 124 ;

    Corequisite(s): LEO 235L  

    Course previously known as: LEOT-420
  
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    LEO-235L - Lab: Wave Optics

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

    Prerequisite(s): LEO 110  

    Corequisite(s): LEO 235  

  
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    LEO-240 - Advanced Topics in Lasers

    2 credits
    This course will introduce the student to advanced topics such as holography, interferometry, precision optical testing, optical computing and pattern recognition. As the field of lasers rapidly evolves, new technologies will be introduced to keep the student abreast of the state of the art in the laser industry. Guest speakers and industry tours will supplement the classroom lectures, and students will be required to pursue individual areas of interest culminating in an in-depth research paper and presentation.

    Prerequisite(s): LEO 140 LEO-150  and LEO 235  

    Corequisite(s): LEO 240L  

    Course previously known as: LEOT-452
  
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    LEO-240L - Lab: Advanced Topics in Lasers

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

  
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    LEO-250 CCO

    LEO-250 - Senior Project Research

    1 credits
    In this course students will investigate key aspects of project development and management including project research, development of design specs, project scheduling using Gantt charts, preliminary design/simulation, component selection, construction considerations, prototype development, design verification & testing, and design improvement and performance monitoring. Students will use this knowledge to complete the first several stages of their capstone senior project design. Students will use the concepts presented in the beginning of the course to select, spec and order the components needed for their senior project in LEO 265 . Only students expecting to graduate in the following spring should take this course.

    Prerequisite(s): Senior standing, permission of Instructor.

    Corequisite(s): LEO 250L  

    Course previously known as: LEOT-365
  
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    LEO-250L - Lab: Senior Project Research

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

    Prerequisite(s): Senior standing, permission of Instructor.

  
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    LEO-260 - Industrial Laser Applications

    3 credits
    This course deals with the applications of lasers in industry. Among the many different uses of lasers to be studied are laser welding and surface treatment, material removal, laser marking and etching, non-destructive testing, distance measurement lasers in medicine and surgery, lasers in construction, spectroscopy, communications and others. Lab included.

    Prerequisite(s): Senior standing or permission of instructor.

    Course previously known as: LEOT-427
  
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    LEO-265 CCO

    LEO-265 - Senior Projects in L.E.O.T.

    1 credits
    This capstone course is designed to combine the concepts, theories and practices developed throughout the course of study in the ESET program and apply them to the development of a group project. Students will be required to keep a notebook and make weekly written project progress reports and monthly oral presentations of their work. A final written report and oral presentation will be required. The lecture will deal with topics relevant to project research and presentation. The five lab hours will provide student time to develop their project.

    Prerequisite(s): LEO-250 . Student must be a candidate for graduation in May or permission of instructor, Devices, Circuits and Systems and Data Acquisition and Control.

    Corequisite(s): LEO 265L  

    Course previously known as: LEOT-465
  
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    LEO-265L - Lab: Senior Projects in L.E.O.T.

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

  
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    LEO-281 - Laser Electro Optics 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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    LEO-282 - Laser Electro Optics 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.


Liberal Arts/General Studies

  
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    LGS-280 - General Studies Internship 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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    LGS-281 - General Studies 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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    LGS-282 - General Studies 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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    LGS-283 - General Studies 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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    LGS-284 - General Studies 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.


Liberal Arts Transfer

  
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    LTR-280 - Liberal Arts Transfer 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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    LTR-281 - Liberal Arts 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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    LTR-282 - Liberal Arts 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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    LTR-283 - Liberal Arts 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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    LTR-284 - Liberal Arts 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.


Management

  
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    MGT-101 CCO

    MGT-101 - Principles of Management

    3 credits
    This course provides the student with an introduction to the art and science of management. A detailed analysis is made of the planning, organizing, leading, and controlling functions. Particular emphasis is placed upon the decision-making process.

    Prerequisite(s): DRG-091  and MAT-078  (or placement at higher levels)

    Course previously known as: MANG-110
  
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    MGT-220 CCO

    MGT-220 - Human Resource Management

    3 credits
    The primary aim of a course in human resource (HR) management is to provide an understanding of the role of the HR department in the development and administration of various policies, programs and processes. Areas of study include the basic functions relating to HR planning, job analysis and evaluation, recruiting, selection, training, development, motivation, compensation and benefits, labor relations, and employee relations.

    Prerequisite(s): MGT-101 ;

    Course previously known as: MANG-310
  
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    MGT-230 CCO

    MGT-230 - Business Ethics

    3 credits
    This course introduces students to the relationship between business and society. Topics include corporate citizenship, identification and analysis of stakeholder issues, business ethics fundamentals, business influence on government and the public sector, ethical issues in the global arena, workplace issues, and employment discrimination and affirmative action. Upon completion, students should be able to apply ethical principles and guidelines to business decision making.

    Prerequisite(s): MGT-101 ;

    Course previously known as: MANG-320
  
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    MGT-240 CCO

    MGT-240 - Leadership

    3 credits
    This course examines the actions leaders take to help individuals, teams, and organizations grow/develop and reach their goals. Major leadership theories and concepts covered include: creating a mission/vision/values, leadership styles, management styles, communication and influencing skills, power, managing conflict, introducing and managing change, and leading teams.

    Prerequisite(s): MGT-101 ;

    Course previously known as: MANG-335
  
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    MGT-250 CCO

    MGT-250 - Labor Relations

    3 credits
    This course is designed to expose the philosophy, activities and objectives of the American labor movement. Areas of analysis include the history of unionism, labor legislation and the search for institutional security. Particular emphasis is given to the nature, content, negotiation, and administration of a collective bargaining agreement.

    Prerequisite(s): MGT-101 ;

    Course previously known as: MANG-410
  
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    MGT-260 CCO

    MGT-260 - Organizational Behavior

    3 credits
    This course examines the key factors that influence and impact human behavior in organizations. The principles of behavioral science are used to interpret, analyze, and predict individual, group, and organizational behavior. In addition, an emphasis is placed on the actions managers can take to improve individual and organizational performance.

    Prerequisite(s): MGT—101 ; and take SOC-101  OR PSY-101  

    Course previously known as: MANG-427
  
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    MGT-280 - Management Internship 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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    MGT-281 - Management 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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    MGT-285 - Management Internship 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.


Marketing

  
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    MKT-101 CCO

    MKT-101 - Principles of Marketing

    3 credits
    This course emphasizes a well-rounded basic approach that provides maximum exposure to the role of marketing in today’s economy which is a marketing economy-not just for marketers of conventional products and services, but also for government, social institutions and social causes and the professions. To achieve this exposure, an overview is presented of the marketing process including marketing research, consumer behavior, market segmentation, target consumers, product strategy, packaging, branding, pricing and the promotional mix. The course will service two types of students-those who want a knowledge of marketing fundamentals, principles and activities to meet specific personal or professional needs, and those who plan a career in marketing.

    Prerequisite(s): Student must place into DRG-092  and MAT-081 /MAT-087  or a higher level.

    Course previously known as: MRKT-110
  
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    MKT-220 CCO

    MKT-220 - Customer Service & Sales Support

    3 credits
    This course will be focused on an in-depth study of the support of customer and sales functions. A focus on communication (both written and verbal), understanding customer types and fulfilling expectations, sales processes and mechanics, and ultimately sales presentations and preparation. Other topics will include the ethics surrounding sales, call center and other service delivery options, and diversity in the workplace.

    Prerequisite(s): MKT-101  

  
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    MKT-230 CCO

    MKT-230 - Retailing and Retail Management

    3 credits
    The major goals of the course are to enable the student to become a good retail planner and decision maker and to help focus on change and adaptation to change. The student will be introduced to the technical knowledge necessary for retail management. An overview of retailing is presented, including such vital areas as organizational structure, physical security, consumer behavior, personnel management, marketing research, merchandising, planning promotional activities, store planning and inventory control.

    Prerequisite(s): MKT-101 ;

    Course previously known as: MRKT-310
  
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    MKT-240 CCO

    MKT-240 - Advertising and Promotion

    3 credits
    This course is designed to teach students advertising’s fundamental principles and to familiarize them with its strategic, managerial, creative, and financial elements. The student will be exposed to developing advertising strategy, media strategy and selection, creative strategy and execution, budgeting, and control, utilizing the case study method where feasible.

    Prerequisite(s): MKT-101 ;

    Course previously known as: MRKT-311
  
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    MKT-250 CCO

    MKT-250 - Marketing for the Internet

    3 credits
    Basic marketing concepts will be applied to e-commerce. These concepts include market research, consumer behavior, market segmentation, target consumers, product strategy, branding, pricing, and promotional mix. An introduction to strategic, tactical, and operational planning aspects of the marketing process will also be covered. The unique reasons e-commerce consumers make purchases will be compared and contrasted to the reasons consumers in general make purchases. Attention will also be given to promoting a website. Sample sites will be analyzed, and possible strategies for enhancing exposure developed.

    Prerequisite(s): MKT-101  

    Course previously known as: MRKT-333
  
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    MKT-260 CCO

    MKT-260 - Consumer Behavior

    3 credits
    The aim of this course is to understand why people buy as the foundation for developing concepts for meeting consumer needs through selling, advertising, distribution and related activities. Behavioral considerations affecting consumer purchase decisions are analyzed. These include the personality, motivational, cognitive and attitudinal aspects, along with the social influences which affect consumer interaction with business firms.

    Prerequisite(s): MKT-101 ;

    Course previously known as: MRKT-410
  
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    MKT-265 CCO

    MKT-265 - Sales and Sales Management

    3 credits
    This course will introduce the student to the fields of sales and sales management. A comprehensive coverage of the tasks of the sales manager as organizer, administrator and decision maker will be provider in a systematic manner. The most contemporary concepts in sales management as well as the more traditional practices will be explored by integrating both theory and practice.

    Prerequisite(s): MKT 101 .

    Course previously known as: MRKT-411
  
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    MKT-280 - Marketing Internship 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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    MKT-281 - Marketing 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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    MKT-285 - Marketing Internship 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.


Mathematics

  
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    MAT-050 - Geometry and MCAS Preparation

    4 credits


    This is a course in Geometry. Topics include congruence and transformations of two-dimensional figures, similar and right triangles, circles, expressing geometric properties with equations.Topics also include geometric measuring and dimension, coordinate geometry, using formulas to solve problems. Additional topics are in Statistics and Probability including interpreting categorical and quantitative data for single and two categories. This is a developmental course. Credit for this course will not be counted toward fulfilling graduation requirements at STCC. This course is restricted to students in the Gateway to College program.

     

    Course previously known as: MATH-050

  
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    MAT-071 - Pre-Algebra

    1 credits
    Topics include whole numbers and the place value system, operations of whole numbers and order of operations. Additional topics include fractions and mixed numerals, operations with these numbers, and applications. This is a developmental course. Credit for this course will not be counted toward fulfilling graduation requirements at STCC.

    Corequisite(s): MAT-072  

    Course previously known as: ARTH-071
  
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    MAT-072 - Pre-Algebra

    1 credits
    Topics include decimal notation, percent notation, and conversions between decimal, fractional, and percent notation. Ratio and proportion, applications, and problem solving are also included. This is a developmental course. Credit for this course will not be counted toward fulfilling graduation requirements at STCC.

    Course previously known as: ARTH-072
  
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    MAT-073 - Pre-Algebra

    1 credits
    Topics include basic statistical measures, units of linear measurement – American and metric systems, and geometric formulas and applications. Also included is an introduction to Algebra, including the real number system and operations of integers. This is a developmental course. Credit for this course will not be counted toward fulfilling graduation requirements at STCC.

    Course previously known as: ARTH-073
  
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    MAT-078 CCO

    MAT-078 - Pre-Algebra

    3 credits
    Topics include whole numbers and the place value system, operations of whole numbers and order of operations, fractions and mixed numerals, operations with these numbers, and applications. Additional topics include decimal notation, percent notation, and conversions between decimal, fractional, and percent notation, ratio and proportion, applications, and problem solving, basic statistical measures, units of linear measurement, American and metric systems, and geometric formulas and applications. Also included is an introduction to Algebra, including the real number system and operations of integers. Credit for this course will not be counted toward fulfilling graduations requirements at STCC.

    Course previously known as: ARTH-078
  
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    MAT-079 CCO

    MAT-079 - Pre-Algebra for Math Success

    4 credits
    This is a lecture and project based course that will meet for a total of six hours per week. The teaching methodology employed in this course utilizes a series of projects and interactive computer assignments to promote learning. Topics include whole numbers and the place value system, operations of whole numbers and order of operations, fractions and mixed numerals, operations with these numbers, and applications. Additional topics include decimal notation, percent notation, and conversions between decimal, fractional, and percent notation, ratio and proportion, applications, and problem solving, basic statistical measures, units of linear measurement, American and metric systems, and geometric formulas and applications. Also included is an introduction to algebra, including the real number system and operations of integers. This is a developmental course. Credit for this course will not be counted toward fulfilling graduation requirements at STCC. Students must achieve a C- or better to pass the course.

    Course previously known as: ARTH-070
  
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    MAT-081 CCO

    MAT-081 - Introductory Algebra 1

    1 credits
    Topics include the real number system, operations with real numbers, simplification of algebraic expressions, solving equations and inequalities, applications and problem solving. This is a developmental course. Credit for this course will not be counted toward fulfilling graduations requirements at STCC.

    Prerequisite(s): MAT-078  MAT-073  or ARTH-074  or Placement results of ARTH-074 , Minimum grade C-

    Corequisite(s): MAT-082  

    Course previously known as: ALGB-081
  
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    MAT-082 CCO

    MAT-082 - Introductory Algebra 1

    1 credits
    Topics include graphing linear equations, slopes, equations of lines, and graphing inequalities in two variables. Additional topics are systems of linear equations, applications and problem solving. This is a developmental course. Credit for this course will not be counted toward fulfilling graduations requirements at STCC. A grade of C- or better is required.

    Course previously known as: ALGB-082
  
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    MAT-083 CCO

    MAT-083 - Introductory Algebra 1

    1 credits
    Topics include integer exponents and scientific notation, introduction to polynomials and operations with polynomials. This is a developmental course. Credit for this course will not be counted toward fulfilling graduations requirements. A grade of C- or better is required.

    Course previously known as: ALGB-083
  
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    MAT-086 CCO

    MAT-086 - Algebra for Educators

    3 credits
    This is a pre-college level course in elementary algebra. Topics include the real number systems, operations with real numbers, and simplification of algebraic expressions, solving equations and inequalities, applications and problem solving. Topics also include graphs of linear equations, exponents and scientific notation, operations with polynomials, factoring polynomials, solving quadratic equations by factoring, and applications and problem solving. This is a developmental course. Credit for this course will not be counted toward fulfilling graduation requirements at STCC. This course is restricted to students in the Teacher Education - Elementary program.

    Prerequisite(s): MAT 073 , MAT 078 MAT 079  or placement at higher level on the math placement test.

  
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    MAT-087 CCO

    MAT-087 - Algebra 1

    3 credits
    Topics include the real number system, operations of real numbers, simplification of algebraic expressions, solving equations and inequalities. Topics also include graphing of linear equations, slopes, equations of lines, and graphing inequalities in two variables, systems of linear equations, applications and problem solving. Additional topics are exponents, scientific notation, and operations with polynomials. Credit for this course will not be counted toward fulfilling graduations requirements at STCC.

    Prerequisite(s): MAT-078  or MAT-073  (minimum grade C-) or placement at Algebra I on the math placement test.

    Course previously known as: ALGB-087
  
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    MAT-089 CCO

    MAT-089 - Extended Algebra 1

    4 credits
    This is a lecture course in elementary algebra with a review of Pre-Algebra that will meet for a total of six hours per week with a focus on student-centered learning techniques. Review topics include whole numbers, operations of whole numbers and order of operations, fractions and mixed numerals, decimals, and percent notation. Topics include the real number system, operations of real numbers, simplification of algebraic expressions, and solving equations and inequalities. Topics also include graphing of linear equations, slopes, equations of lines, and graphing inequalities in two variables, systems of linear equations, applications and problem solving. Additional topics are exponents, scientific notation, and operations with Polynomials. This is a developmental course. Credit for this course will not be counted toward fulfilling graduation requirements at STCC. Students must achieve a C- or better to pass the course.

    Prerequisite(s): MAT-078 , MAT-079  or MAT-073  (minimum grade C-) or placement at Algebra I on the math placement test.

    Course previously known as: ALGB-080
  
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    MAT-091 - Introductory Algebra 2

    1 credits
    Topics include factoring polynomials, solving quadratic equations by factoring, with applications and problem solving. This is a developmental course. Credit for this course will not be counted toward fulfilling graduations requirements. A grade of C- or better is required.

    Prerequisite(s): MAT-083 , ALGB-084  or MAT-087 ; Placement ALGB-091 Minimum grade C-

    Corequisite(s): MAT-092  

    Course previously known as: ALGB-091
  
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    MAT-092 - Introductory Algebra 2

    1 credits
    Topics include operations with rational expressions, solving rational equations, applications and problem solving, and simplifying complex rational expressions. This is a developmental course Credit for this course will not be counted toward fulfilling graduations requirements. A grade of C- or better is required.

    Course previously known as: ALGB-092
  
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    MAT-093 - Introductory Algebra 2

    1 credits
    Topics include radical expressions and equations and applications. Additional topics are the quadratic formula, graphs of quadratic equations, and functions. This is a developmental course. Credit for this course will not be counted toward fulfilling graduation requirements at STCC. A grade of C- or better is required.

    Course previously known as: ALGB-093
  
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    MAT-095 CCO

    MAT-095 - Elements of Mathematics

    3 credits
    This is a unique course with a format that allows the student to progress at his or her own pace. New students are assigned a beginning math level and textbook based on their placement test results. Returning students pick up wherever they ended the previous semester. Students may study on their own, with instructors and tutors available to answer questions on an individual basis. Each student is assigned an instructor and a particular class time, and may use the Testing Center and Tutor Center Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Students take tests whenever they feel ready and the test center is open. Tests are computer generated, and corrected and graded immediately for the students. Students are then given a copy of the original test and a copy of the correct answers to take with them. Single credit grades are issued for completed credits only. It is impossible to earn three or more credits or fewer than three credits in one semester. Students who earn more than three credits in one semester will not be charged for more than three in any given semester. These credits are below college level, do not carry graduation credit, and are non-transferable. This is a developmental course. Credit for this course will not be counted toward fulfilling graduation requirements at STCC.

    Course previously known as: ALGB-099
  
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    MAT-097 CCO

    MAT-097 - Algebra 2

    3 credits
    Topics include factoring polynomials, solving quadratic equations, applications and problem solving, and simplifying complex rational expressions. Additional topics are radical expressions, radical equations and applications, the quadratic formula, graphs of quadratic equations, and functions. Credit for this course will not be counted toward fulfilling graduations requirements at STCC.

    Prerequisite(s): MAT-087  (minimum grade C-) or placement at Algebra II on the math placement test.

    Course previously known as: ALGB-097
  
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    MAT-099 CCO

    MAT-099 - Extended Algebra 2

    4 credits
    This is a lecture course in elementary algebra with a review of topics that will be used in science and engineering classes. This class will meet for a total of six hours per week with a focus on student-centered learning techniques. Review topics include fractions and mixed numerals, operations with polynomials, scientific notation, ratio and proportion, basic statistical measures, geometric formulas and unit conversions. Topics include factoring polynomials, solving quadratic equations, applications and problem solving, and simplifying complex rational expressions. Additional topics are radical expressions, radical equations and applications, the quadratic formula, graphs of quadratic equations, and functions. This is a developmental course. Credit for this course will not be counted toward fulfilling graduation requirements at STCC. Students must achieve a C- or better to pass the course.

    Prerequisite(s): MAT-089 , MAT-083  or MAT-087  (C- or higher) or placement at Algebra II on the math placement test.

    Course previously known as: ALGB-090
  
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    MAT-100 CCO

    MAT-100 - Contemporary Mathematical Applications

    3 credits
    This is designed to be an applications course for certain technologies. The emphasis is on solving real-world problems pertaining to those technologies by applying arithmetic, algebraic and geometric concepts previously learned. Utilizing the TI-30x scientific calculator to solve problems involving SI metrics, unit analyses, formulas, and mensuration will also be covered. Restricted to Landscape, Construction Management, Graphic Arts, and Energy Systems students ONLY. It is not recommended for students planning to transfer to a four-year institution.

    Prerequisite(s): MAT-087  (minimum grade C-) or placement at a higher level on the math placement test.

    Course previously known as: MATH-117
  
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    MAT-101 CCO

    MAT-101 - Math in a Modern Society

    3 credits
    This course is designed primarily for General Studies and Liberal Arts Transfer students, and is intended to provide a background in the contemporary applications of mathematics to a wide variety of problems.  The excitement of contemporary mathematical thinking will be shared with the non-specialist, to develop students’ capacity to engage in logical thinking and to read critically technical information, which is abundant in contemporary society.  Students will use mathematical models for problem solving in three broad areas: The Digital Revolution; Management Science; and Your Money and Resources.

    Prerequisite(s): MAT-089 - Extended Algebra 1 , MAT-087 - Algebra 1  (C- or better) or placement at   on math placement test.

    Mass Transfer Block: Credits earned in this course are counted towards the MassTransfer Block Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning requirements.

    Course previously known as: MATH-124
  
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    MAT-115 CCO

    MAT-115 - Statistics

    3 credits
    Descriptive methods of collecting, organizing, analyzing, and presenting categorical and numerical data. Elementary probability theory, estimation, and hypothesis testing. This course is transferable to four-year colleges.

    Prerequisite(s):  ,   or placement of   or higher (minimum grade C-).

    Mass Transfer Block: Credits earned in this course are counted towards the MassTransfer Block Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning requirements.

    Course previously known as: MATH-142
  
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    MAT-115H CCO

    MAT-115H - Honors Statistics

    3 credits
    This honors-level Statistics course covers the standard description for a section of MAT 115 . It also covers additional topics such as probability methods, linear regression, comparison of two samples and population proportions. The objective of this course is to go beyond the basic concepts of statistics and to include more emphasis on analyzing and presenting data. Students will be required to submit a project that indicates a thorough understanding of sampling methods, analysis and presentation.

    Prerequisite(s): MAT 083 , MAT 089  or MAT 087  (minimum grade B) or placement of MAT 091  or higher.

    Mass Transfer Block: Credits earned in this course are counted towards the MassTransfer Block Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning requirements.

  
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    MAT-122 CCO

    MAT-122 - Applied Mathematics 1

    3 credits
    Topics include a review of algebra; linear equations and inequalities, matrices, systems of equations; linear programming; and probability.

    Prerequisite(s): MAT-099 , MAT-093  or MAT-097  (C- or better) or placement at college-level on math placement test.

    Mass Transfer Block: Credits earned in this course are counted towards the MassTransfer Block Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning requirements.

    Course previously known as: MATH-122
  
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    MAT-124 CCO

    MAT-124 - Technical Math 1

    4 credits
    First of a two-part sequence for technology students in a math-related field. Topics include ratio, proportion, variation, fractions, fractional equations, functions and graphs, right triangle trigonometry, vectors, solution of linear equations, determinants, factoring, algebraic functions, laws of sines and cosines, graphs of trigonometric functions and complex numbers.

    Prerequisite(s): MAT-093  or MAT-097  (C- or better) or placement at college-level on math placement test.

    Mass Transfer Block: Credits earned in this course are counted towards the MassTransfer Block Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning requirements.

    Course previously known as: MATH-132
  
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    MAT-125 CCO

    MAT-125 - Technical Math 2

    4 credits
    Logarithms, systems of nonlinear equations, inequalities, variation, progressions, trigonometric identities and equations, inverse trigonometric functions analytical geometry, introduction to differential and integral calculus.

    Prerequisite(s): MAT-124 ; ( minimum grade C- )

    Mass Transfer Block: Credits earned in this course are counted towards the MassTransfer Block Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning requirements.

    Course previously known as: MATH-232
 

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