Jun 28, 2022  
2017-18 Academic Catalog 
    
2017-18 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Courses


 

Accounting

  
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    ACC-101 CCO

    ACC-101 - Accounting 1

    4 credits
    An introductory course designed to present to the student the concepts and principles of financial accounting. The fundamental techniques of the basic accounting system and the accounting cycle for service and merchandise concerns are examined. Additionally, topics such as specialized journals, cash controls, Sarbanes-Oxley Act, accounts and notes receivable, inventory, property, plant and equipment are discussed.

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

    Course previously known as: ACCT-110
  
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    ACC-102 CCO

    ACC-102 - Accounting 2

    4 credits
    This course is designed to complete the study of financial accounting. The course will cover a limited discussion of partnerships, and a thorough coverage of corporations including formation, issuance of stock, dividend and related topics. Corporate bonds issues, investments, the statement of cash flow, liabilities, and statement analysis are other topics discussed in the course. Budgeting will be examined.

    Prerequisite(s): DWT-099  (or placement at ENG-101 ) and ACC-101  (minimum grade C-)

    Course previously known as: ACCT-210
  
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    ACC-224 CCO

    ACC-161 - VITA 1

    1 credits


     

    This course enables students to learn tax vocabulary and concepts such as filing status, personal and dependency exemptions, wages, interest and dividends, alimony, unemployment and Social Security benefits, penalty on early withdrawal of savings, standard deduction, limited itemized deductions, child tax credit, child and dependent care credit, earned income tax credit, Form W-4, etc. Students must complete a combination of training provided by both the IRS and STCC that prepares them to provide low income community members with assistance filing income tax returns. Students must complete the IRS-portion of the course and successfully pass the certification examination offered at its conclusion. When those two requirements are satisfied, students must also attend tax software and volunteer orientation sessions offered by the College.

    Prerequisite(s): ACC-102  

    Course previously known as: ACCT-414

  
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    ACC-225 CCO

    ACC-162 - VITA 2

    1 credits
    This course requires students to work a minimum of three (3) hours a week during the tax season (late January thru April 15 or the day taxes are due) with the guidance of a VITA coordinator. The work will provide students with one-on-one client interactions; direct work experience, confidence and a possible reference for future employment; and the opportunity to perform community service.

    Prerequisite(s): ACC-102  

    Course previously known as: ACCT-415
  
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    ACC-226 CCO

    ACC-163 - VITA 3

    2 credits
    This course requires students to work a minimum of six (6) hours a week during the tax season (late January thru Apri1 15 or the day taxes are due) with the guidance of a VITA coordinator. The work will provide students with one-on-one client interactions; direct work experience, confidence and a possible reference for future employment; and the opportunity to perform community service. (A student may receive credit for either ACC 162  or ACC-163, but not both.)

    Prerequisite(s): ACC-102  

    Course previously known as: ACCT-416
  
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    ACC-164 - VITA

    3 credits
    This course enables students to learn tax vocabulary and concepts such as filing status, personal and dependency exemptions, wages, interest and dividends, alimony, unemployment and Social Security benefits, penalty on early withdrawal of savings, standard deduction, limited itemized deductions, child tax credit, child and dependent care credit, earned income tax credit, form W-4, etc. Students must complete a combination of training provided by both the IRS and STCC that prepares them to provide low income community members with assistance filing income tax returns. Students must complete the IRS-portion of the course and successfully pass the certification examination offered at its conclusion. When those two requirements are satisfied, students must also attend tax software and volunteer orientation sessions offered by the college. Students must volunteer approximately 8-9 hours per week during the tax season (late January through April 15 or the day that taxes are due) with the guidance of a VITA coordinator. The work will provide students with one-on-one client interactions: direct work experience, confidence, and a possible reference for future employment. This also allows the student the opportunity to perform community service.

  
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    ACC-210 CCO

    ACC-210 - Intermediate Accounting 1

    3 credits
    This course is designed to provide the student with a comprehensive study of the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and a thorough knowledge of the conceptual framework used in preparing general purpose financial statements. The nature, importance, recording procedures, and presentation of the following balance sheet items are systematically examined: cash, receivables, inventories, plant property and equipment, and intangible assets. Ethics and the need for critical thinking will be interjected throughout the course. Due to the complexity of the subject matter, four class hours are required to present and review the material.

    Prerequisite(s): ACC-102  

    Course previously known as: ACCT-310
  
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    ACC-211 CCO

    ACC-211 - Intermediate Accounting 2

    3 credits
    This course continues the study of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and the conceptual framework used in presenting balance sheet items initiated in Intermediate Accounting 1. The nature, importance, recording procedures and presentation of the investments, contributed capital and retained earning, pension, leases, and income taxes. Additionally, earning per share and the preparation of the statement of cash flows will be examined. The need for critical thinking and ethics in accounting work will be interjected throughout the course. Due to the complexities of this course, four classroom hours are required to present and review the material.

    Prerequisite(s): ACC-210  

    Course previously known as: ACCT-410
  
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    ACC-220 CCO

    ACC-220 - Intro to Federal Income Taxes

    3 credits
    This course presents a comprehensive explanation of the Federal tax code and the accepted practice used in applying tax principles in specific areas as they relate to the preparation of returns involving individuals.

    Prerequisite(s): ACC-102  

    Course previously known as: ACCT-313
  
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    ACC-230 CCO

    ACC-230 - Computerized Accounting

    3 credits
    This course is designed to enhance the student’s knowledge and capability in the accounting field by providing the student with the opportunity to complete all the steps in the accounting cycle using actual accounting software packages. Electronic spreadsheets will be used for analysis and recordkeeping. System design, theory and controls will also be examined.

    Prerequisite(s): ACC-101  and CMP-106  

    Course previously known as: ACCT-316
  
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    ACC-250 CCO

    ACC-250 - Cost Accounting

    3 credits
    This course provides the student with a study of the concepts, principles, and objectives of cost accounting and cost accounting systems. Discussions will emphasize the job order and process cost accumulation methods, utilizing both actual and standard cost systems within a manufacturing environment. Flexible budgets, operating budgets, price and efficiency variances, and cost/volume/profit analysis will be examined in detail. Other topics to be covered include: job costing for services, activity-based accounting, and pricing for short and long run.

    Prerequisite(s): ACC-102  

    Course previously known as: ACCT-311
  
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    ACC-260 CCO

    ACC-260 - Managerial Accounting

    3 credits
    This course provides an introduction to the internal uses of accounting for management planning and control. The point of view will be on the use rather than the construction of accounting data. Areas of study include cost concepts and techniques, cost volume-profit analysis, master budgeting, relevant cost analysis, and capital budgeting. In addition, one hour a week will be spent in a microcomputer laboratory completing managerial problems using MS EXCEL. Four lecture hours and one lab hour.

    Prerequisite(s): ACC-102  

    Corequisite(s): ACC-260L

    Course previously known as: ACCT-312
  
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    ACC-280 - Business Accounting 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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    ACC-281 - Business Accounting 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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    ACC-282 - Business Accountng 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.


American Sign Language

  
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    ASL-101 - American Sign Language 1

    3 credits
    This is an introductory course for students with little or no previous background in American Sign Language. Students are introduced to the American Sign Language alphabet and numbers. Basic vocabulary building, visual-gestural communication, and information related to deaf culture are also introduced. Students and teacher use ASL in the class to communicate in class.

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

    Course previously known as: SIGN-101
  
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    ASL-102 - American Sign Language 2

    3 credits
    This course is a continuation of ASL-101, designed to further develop students’ proficiency in frequently used signs. Students will be introduced to more complex lexical and grammatical structures, non-manual signals and advanced dialogues. The course offers students the opportunity for individual hands on experience in language learning. Students and teacher use ASL in the class to communicate.

    Prerequisite(s):   

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

    Course previously known as: SIGN-201

Arabic

  
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    ARB-101 CCO

    ARB-101 - Elementary Arabic 1

    3 credits
    This course introduces students to the Arabic language. Students will learn the Arabic alphabet and phonetic and writing systems. The basics of reading, writing, listening comprehension and speaking will be covered. Students will acquire common vocabulary, including greetings and other expressions in this class. Students will also explore the culture and customs of the Arabic-speaking countries and their influences worldwide. Classes are conducted in Arabic as much as possible.

    Prerequisite(s): Placement at   or its equivalent or permission of  instructor.

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

    Course previously known as: ARBC-120
  
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    ARB-102 CCO

    ARB-102 - Elementary Arabic 2

    3 credits
    This course is a continuation of ARB 101  . Students continue to build vocabulary and strengthen listening comprehension and conversational skills. Students are introduced to basic grammar in this course and continue to develop basic reading and composition skills. Students continue to acquire knowledge of the culture and traditions of the Arab world and its influences worldwide. Classes are conducted mostly in Arabic.

    Prerequisite(s):   

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

    Course previously known as: ARBC-220

Architecture and Building Technology

  
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    ABT-125 CCO

    ABT-125 - Architectural CAD 1

    2 credits
    This course is an introduction to the dynamic world of Computer Aided Design (CAD) using AutoCAD. Students will learn the terminology, capabilities, and operation of this powerful design tool. Students will develop a portfolio of architectural drawings, including floor plans, elevations, sections and details for a light commercial building. Drafting fundamentals  and the use of orthographic projection will be reviewed. Students will also be introduced to PowerPoint and learn to use this software to create professional quality presentations.

    Corequisite(s): ABT-125L  

    Course previously known as: ARBT-125
  
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    ABT-125L - Lab: Architectural CAD 1

    1 credits
    This course is the laboratory component of ABT-125  .

  
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    ABT-135 CCO

    ABT-135 - Architectural CAD 2

    2 credits
    ABT-135 is a continuation of ABT-125  and expands the student’s knowledge of the Architectural Design field by using software programs such as Revit(C) Architecture. The student will learn to create virtual 3D models of houses and light commercial buildings. Students will transfer information from the virtual model which they have created to a working set of drawings with site plan, elevations, floor plans and building sections along with window and door schedules. Students will work with BIM (Building Information Modeling) software and use this program to create a BIM compliant project. Two lecture and four laboratory hours.

    Prerequisite(s): ABT-125  

    Corequisite(s): ABT-135L  

    Course previously known as: ARBT-225
  
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    ABT-135L - Lab: Architectural CAD 2

    1 credits
    This course is the laboratory component of ABT-135  .

  
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    ABT-150 CCO

    ABT-150 - Architectural Design 1: Design Process 2D

    2 credits
    An introduction to architectural design and technical Drawing techniques used to develop working drawings for Architectural projects. This course is the cornerstone course for all future architectural course work. Emphasis is on Residential design/construction and will use orthographic Projection (multi-view drawings) for floor plans, elevations, Sections, kitchen plans and interior elevations, furniture Plans and lighting/electrical plans. Students will have the Opportunity to design their own “vacation” homes, learn the Fundamentals of blueprint reading and use the blueprint Process to generate their own plans. The Massachusetts state Building code will be introduced. Students will develop a Portfolio of drawings that will be used as part of the Portfolio requirement for future architectural course work and professional placement. Two lecture and 6 lab hours.

    Corequisite(s): ABT-150L  

    Course previously known as: ARBT-150
  
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    ABT-150L - Lab: Architectural Design 1: Design Process 2D

    2 credits
    This course is the laboratory component of ABT-150  .

  
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    ABT-155 CCO

    ABT-155 - Architectural Design 2: Design Process 3D

    2 credits
    This course will be an introduction to three-dimensional (3D) design principally in the field of architecture. It will also serve as a survey to 3D design in a range of fields from product design to interior design. Projects will be represented graphically using isometric and perspective drawing techniques. This course is intended to provide the aesthetic and technical foundations needed to produce works in three dimensions. Models and other 3D projects will be constructed. Emphasis will be placed on problem solving, planning, and constructing 3D forms in various materials, while exploring traditional and non-traditional possibilities of visual expression through 3D projects. Two lecture and 3 laboratory hours.

    Corequisite(s): ABT-155L  

    Course previously known as: ARBT-155
  
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    ABT-155L - Lab: Architectural Design 2: Design Process 3D

    1 credits
    This course is the laboratory component ofABT 155  .

  
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    ABT-210 CCO

    ABT-210 - Building Codes and Principles

    3 credits
    This course will introduce students to the Massachusetts State building code, its history and its application to the design and construction related fields. Students will examine the issues of energy efficiency and the environmental impact of our built environment. This course will also serve as a survey course to familiarize students with the origins, properties and uses of the most common materials used in construction. Students will become familiar with the major structural components of a building. Students will explore the differences between building codes and zoning regulations and their impact on the structures we build. Three lecture hours.

    Course previously known as: ARBT-110
  
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    ABT-220 CCO

    ABT-220 - Sustainability and the Built Environment

    3 credits
    This class will explore the issues of sustainability from the perspective of the built environment, its history of development, construction of buildings/infrastructure and its impact on the natural environment. Students will be exposed to issues of human impacts on natural systems through the built environment and the variety of disciplines that are working to create a more sustainable future.

    Prerequisite(s): ABT 150  ; ABT 155  or departmental permission.

  
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    ABT-222 CCO

    ABT-222 - Sustainable Community Planning

    3 credits
    This course examines the history, theory, and specialty areas of planning including the physical, social, and economic concerns. Students learn to identify urban, sub-urban, and rural planning problems and the environmental challenges in each of these areas. Topics covered will include land preservation strategies, zoning strategies for affordable housing, and economic revitalization techniques.

    Corequisite(s): ABT 220  

  
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    ABT-225 CCO

    ABT-225 - Introduction to Building Information Modeling

    2 credits
    An introduction to Building Information Modeling (BIM). BIM is changing the way projects are designed and constructed. Whether you are a designer or a contractor using BIM across an entire project or a subcontractor/consultant impacted by a specific BIM implementation, this emerging practice requires new approaches and technological proficiency. Expanding upon the skills acquired in  ABT 125  and ABT 135  , this course presents advanced topics in CADD/BIM software. Industry standard CADD tools such as Revit, AutoCAD, and NavisWorks will form the basis for the course.

    Prerequisite(s):  ABT-135  ABT-125  and ABT-150  

    Corequisite(s): ABT-225L  

  
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    ABT-225L - Lab: Introduction to Building Information Modeling

    1 credits
    This course is the laboratory component of ABT 225  

  
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    ABT-230 CCO

    ABT-230 - Principles of Real Estate

    3 credits
    This course examines the history, business, and many specialty areas of real estate sales and practice. It will acquaint the prospective buyer or seller of a home or investment property with the fundamentals of real estate law and procedures. Students will learn about property rights/ownership, contracts/deeds, financing/mortgages, brokerage, appraisal, fair housing/consumer protection, and environmental issues.

    Prerequisite(s): ABT 220  ABT 222  

  
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    ABT-235 CCO

    ABT-235 - Real Estate Development

    3 credits
    This course examines the history, major players and stages of the real estate development (RED) process. Students will study and discuss the roles of private partnerships, financial institutions, and governmental agencies in the RED process. Topics will include idea inception and refinement, market research and feasibility studies, contract negotiation and formal commitments, the construction process, and property asset and portfolio management.

    Prerequisite(s): ABT 220  ABT 222  

  
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    ABT-250 CCO

    ABT-250 - Architectural Design 3: Public/Commercial Spaces

    2 credits
    This course will introduce students to public and commercial architecture. The course will explore how the needs of the community are met through public buildings such as libraries, schools, and courthouses. Additionally, commercial projects to include restaurants, retail stores and office buildings will be explored. Students will investigate how these spaces could be improved or adapted to better serve the energy concerns of the 21st century. A final commercial or public project to be chosen by the student will include graphic representations, building models, and a written/oral presentation to the class. Two lecture and three laboratory hours.

    Prerequisite(s): ABT-155  , ABT-150  and ABT-135  

    Corequisite(s): ABT-250L  

    Course previously known as: ARBT-260
  
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    ABT-250L - Lab: Architectural Design 3: Public/Commercial Spaces

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

  
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    ABT-255 CCO

    ABT-255 - Architectural Design 4: Portfolio/Capstone Project

    2 credits
    This course will serve as a capstone experience for the architectural transfer option. In this course the student will be encouraged to use artistic expression, creative thinking and problem solving skills to design an original architectural project. The student will develop presentation skills using presentation elevations and plans as well as isometric, one-point and two-point perspective drawings. Students will be required to assemble a portfolio of their projects from this class as well as projects from previous design related studies. A final project presentation will be given to the class and invited architectural professionals. Two lecture and 6 laboratory hours.

    Prerequisite(s): ABT-250 - Architectural Design 3: Public/Commercial Spaces  

    Corequisite(s): ABT 255L  

    Course previously known as: ARBT-265
  
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    ABT-255L - Lab: Architectural Design 4: Portfolio/Capstone Project

    2 credits
    This course is the laboratory component of ABT 255  .

  
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    ABT-281 - Architecture and Bldg 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.


Art

  
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    ART-101 CCO

    ART-101 - Intro to Art: Basic Design

    2 credits
    This studio course is an introduction to the basic concepts in two-dimensional design, providing a foundation to engage in the creative process. Students will learn and apply technical skills, problem solving methods and visual design principles common in art and design. No previous art background is required. Five in-class hours weekly.

    Corequisite(s): ART 101L  

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

    Course previously known as: ARTS-146
  
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    ART-101L - Lab: Intro to Art: Basic Design

    1 credits
    This course is the studio component of ART 101  .

    Corequisite(s): ART 101  

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

  
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    ART-102 CCO

    ART-102 - Basic Drawing

    2 credits


    This studio course is an introduction to a variety of materials, techniques, and concepts used in observational drawing. Emphasis is placed on developing each student’s individual drawing strengths and making the student critically aware of a wide range of drawing techniques. No previous art background is required. Five in-class hours weekly.

     

     

    Corequisite(s): ART 102L  

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

    Course previously known as: ARTS-147

  
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    ART-102L - Lab: Basic Drawing

    1 credits
    This course is the studio component of ART 102  .

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

  
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    ART-103 CCO

    ART-103 - Basic Design 2

    2 credits
    This intermediate studio course focuses on color theory in art and design. Students will become critically aware of the way artists influence the viewer with color through a series of projects focusing on various materials, mediums, technical processes, and aesthetic principles common in art. Five in-class hours weekly.

    Prerequisite(s): ART 101  or permission of instructor.

    Corequisite(s): ART 103L  

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

    Course previously known as: ARTS-246
  
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    ART-103L - Lab: Basic Design 2

    1 credits
    This course is the studio component of ART 103  .

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

  
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    ART-104 CCO

    ART-104 - Drawing Composition

    2 credits
    This intermediate studio course is a continuation of Drawing 1. Emphasis will be placed on developing dynamic compositions, perceptual awareness, and critical self-evaluation, as means towards growth in one’s abilities in visual self-expression. Five in-class hours weekly.

    Prerequisite(s): ART 102  or permission of instructor.

    Corequisite(s): ART 104L  

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

    Course previously known as: ARTS-149
  
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    ART-104L - Lab: Drawing Composition

    1 credits
    This course is the studio component of ART 104  .

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

  
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    ART-120 CCO

    ART-120 - Art History: Prehistoric to Gothic

    3 credits
    Art History 1 is a survey of the major visual arts of the western world, including the Paleolithic Era, Ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia, the Aegean, Greece and Rome, Early Christianity and Islam, the Romanesque and Gothic periods.
    Emphasis is placed upon understanding the impulse behind the artist’s creative expression and the link between the paintings, sculpture, and architecture of each area and the culture in which they were produced.

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

    Course previously known as: ARTS-140
  
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    ART-121 CCO

    ART-121 - Art History: Renaissance & Baroque

    3 credits
    Art History 2 is a survey of the major visual arts of the western world, covering the Late Gothic period, the Renaissance, Baroque and Rococo art in Italy, Germany, France, Spain, Flanders, Holland, and England. Emphasis is placed upon understanding the impulse behind the artist’s creative expression and the link between the paintings, sculpture, and architecture of each area and the culture in which they were produced.

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

    Course previously known as: ARTS-240
  
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    ART-123 CCO

    ART-123 - Art and Culture

    3 credits
    This lecture course uses art as a lens through which to interpret a number of different cultures throughout the world. Throughout the semester we will explore customs, spiritual practices, social structures, and political influences as they are reflected through art.

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

  
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    ART-130 CCO

    ART-130 - Painting 1

    2 credits
    This studio course is an introduction to the materials, processes, and aesthetic considerations in oil painting. Students will create a series of paintings that will emphasize individual expression, technical development, principles of pictorial composition and visual representation. No previous art background is required. Five in- class hours weekly.

    Corequisite(s): ART 130L  

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

    Course previously known as: ARTS-142
  
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    ART-130L - Lab: Painting 1

    1 credits
    This course is the studio component of ART 130  .

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

  
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    ART-140 CCO

    ART-140 - Printmaking 1

    2 credits
    This studio course is an introduction to the materials, processes, and aesthetic considerations in relief printmaking. Students will create a series of woodblock prints that emphasize individual expression, technical development, principles of pictorial composition and visual representation. No previous art background is required. Five in-class hours weekly.

    Corequisite(s): ART 140L  

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

    Course previously known as: ARTS-143
  
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    ART-140L - Lab: Printmaking 1

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

    Corequisite(s): ART 140  

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

  
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    ART-150 CCO

    ART-150 - Introduction to Photography

    2 credits


    This studio course is an introduction to the materials, processes, and aesthetic considerations in traditional black and white darkroom photography using conventional 35mm film cameras. Students will shoot, develop, and print a series of photographs focusing on individual expression, technical development, and principles of pictorial composition. Students are required to have access to their own 35mm manually operated camera. No previous art background is required. Five in-class hours weekly.

     

     

    Corequisite(s): ART 150L  

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

    Course previously known as: ARTS-150

  
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    ART-150L - Lab: Introduction to Photography

    1 credits
    This course is the studio component of ART 150  .

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

  
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    ART-205 CCO

    ART-205 - 3D Design

    2 credits
    A studio workshop course designed to introduce the students to basic concepts in three dimensional design and sculpture. This course is intended to provide the aesthetic and technical foundations needed to produce works of sculpture. Emphasis will be placed on problem solving, planning, and constructing three dimensional art in various materials, while exploring traditional and non-traditional possibilities of visual expression through three dimensional formats.

    Corequisite(s): ART 205L  

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

    Course previously known as: ARTS-315
  
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    ART-205L - Lab: 3D Design

    1 credits
    This course is the studio component of ART 205  .

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

  
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    ART-206 CCO

    ART-206 - Figure Drawing

    2 credits
    This studio course is an introduction to the materials, processes, and aesthetic considerations in observational drawings of the human figure. Students will create a series of figure drawings that emphasize technical development, principles of pictorial composition and visual representation of the human form. Basic drawing is helpful, but not a prerequisite. Five in-class hours weekly.

    Corequisite(s): ART 206L  

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

    Course previously known as: ARTS-145
  
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    ART-206L - Lab: Figure Drawing

    1 credits
    This course is the studio component of ART 206  .

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

  
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    ART-215 CCO

    ART-215 - Digital Arts

    2 credits
    Individual student projects will be the focus of this course. Fundamentals of multimedia presentation will be taught, stressing use of the computer as a presentation tool. Designing in their chosen medium, students will create interactive autobiographies. Each student will formally present his/her work to classmates for discussion and critique. Self-confidence and self-reliance are stressed.

    Corequisite(s): ART 215L  

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

    Course previously known as: ARTS-215
  
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    ART-215L - Lab: Digital Arts

    1 credits
    This course is the studio component of ART 215  .

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

  
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    ART-220 CCO

    ART-220 - History of Photography

    3 credits
    History of Photography is a lecture course that will present students with an historical overview of the aesthetics and technology of photography and how these have developed from the mid-nineteenth century to the present. Emphasis is placed on the cultural and historical impact of photography on the world. Three lecture hours weekly.

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 101  

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

    Course previously known as: ARTS-220
  
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    ART-221 CCO

    ART-221 - History of Modern Art

    3 credits


    A historical and analytical study of the major art movements in Europe and America during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. This lecture course will survey major artists and works of art including painting, sculpture, photography, and architecture from Romanticism to the present.  Three lecture hours weekly. No Prerequisite.

     

     

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

    Course previously known as: ARTS-346

  
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    ART-230 CCO

    ART-230 - Painting 2

    2 credits
    Painting 2 is a continuation of Painting 1, with an emphasis on expanding the student’s visual vocabulary and engaging in sophisticated strategies for generating and developing concepts and imagery with a variety of media and techniques. Five in-class hours weekly.

    Prerequisite(s): ART 130  

    Corequisite(s): ART 230L  

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

    Course previously known as: ARTS-242
  
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    ART-230L - Lab: Painting 2

    1 credits
    This course is the studio component of ART 230  .

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

  
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    ART-240 CCO

    ART-240 - Printmaking 2

    2 credits
    Printmaking 2 is a continuation of Printmaking 1, with an emphasis on expanding the student’s visual vocabulary and engaging in sophisticated strategies for generating and developing concepts and imagery with a variety of woodblock printmaking techniques. Five in-class hours weekly.

    Prerequisite(s): ART 140  

    Corequisite(s): ART 240L  

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

    Course previously known as: ARTS-243
  
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    ART-240L - Lab: Printmaking 2

    1 credits
    This course is the studio component of ART 240  .

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

  
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    ART-250 CCO

    ART-250 - Photography 2

    2 credits
    Photography 2 is a continuation of Photography 1 with an emphasis on expanding the student’s visual vocabulary and engaging in sophisticated strategies for generating and developing concepts and imagery. Students are required to have access to their own 35mm manually operated camera. Five in-class hours weekly. 

    Prerequisite(s): ART 150  

    Corequisite(s): ART 250L  

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

    Course previously known as: ARTS-152
  
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    ART-250L - Lab: Photography 2

    1 credits
    This course is the studio component of ART 250  .

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

  
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    ART-260 CCO

    ART-260 - Experimental Computer Imaging 2

    3 credits
    Experimental Computer Imaging 2 is a continuation of Experimental Computer Imaging 1, with an emphasis on expanding the student’s aesthetic vocabulary and engaging in sophisticated strategies for generating and developing concepts and imagery with a variety of techniques. Five in-class hours weekly.

    Prerequisite(s): ART-160   

    Corequisite(s): ART-260L

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

    Course previously known as: ARTS-460
  
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    ART-260L - Lab: Experimental Computer Imaging 2

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

    Corequisite(s): ART-260

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


Automotive Technology

  
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    ATO-111 CCO

    ATO-111 - Brake Systems

    2 credits
    This course covers the design, construction, and operation of various disc and drum brake systems for both cars and light trucks. Also covered in the lecture is the theory, operation and diagnosis of various brake system components such as calipers, wheel cylinders, metering valves, proportioning valves, master cylinders, vacuum and hydraulic brake boosters. Machining and measuring drums and rotors is practiced using modern equipment such as on-car brake lathes. System diagnosis, service, bleeding and adjustment techniques are included and practiced in the lab while the students perform actual brake jobs. Operational and diagnostic procedures of four-wheel antilock brake systems, traction control systems, Advanced Trac and stability assist systems will be provided.

    Corequisite(s): ATO-113  And ATO 111L  

    Course previously known as: AUTO-115
  
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    ATO-111L - Lab: Brakes

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

    Corequisite(s): ATO 111  

  
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    ATO-112 CCO

    ATO-112 - Climate Control

    2 credits
    Emphasis is placed on the theory, operation, maintenance, and repair of manual, automatic, and electronic automatic temperature control systems, dual zone climate and auxiliary systems. Diagnostic assignments using refrigerant recovery and recharging equipment on laboratory vehicles provide practical experience while reinforcing safety and environmental considerations. Electronic engine controls that are integrated in the climate control system are also covered and diagnosed.

    Corequisite(s): ATO 113 ATO 112L  

    Course previously known as: AUTO-114
  
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    ATO-112L - Lab: Climate Control

    1 credits
    This course is the laboratory component of ATO 112  .

    Corequisite(s): ATO 112  

  
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    ATO-113 CCO

    ATO-113 - Electrical Systems

    2 credits
    This course combines lecture and laboratory hands-on activities focusing on the fundamentals of automotive electrical systems. Instruction will concentrate on learning about direct current electricity, series, parallel, and series-parallel circuits, power distribution, electrical measuring devices, and schematic reading. The course covers the operation, testing, and repair of starting and charging systems as well as a concise diagnostic approach to repairing automotive wiring concerns related to electrical systems throughout the entire vehicle.

    Corequisite(s): ATO-111 , ATO 112    And ATO 113L  

    Course previously known as: AUTO-112
  
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    ATO-113L - Lab: Electrical Systems

    1 credits
    This course is the laboratory component of ATO 113  .

    Corequisite(s): ATO 113  

  
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    ATO-114 CCO

    ATO-114 - Introduction to Auto Service

    2 credits
    Focuses on the safe use of shop tools and equipment in the service department and environmental concerns associated with proper disposal of hazardous waste. Routine preventative maintenance procedures such as fluid/filter changes, belt replacement, tire dismount/mount, thread repair, wheel balancing, brake bleeding/adjusting and safety inspections will be demonstrated and practiced. Safety will be emphasized using oxygen/acetylene torches, grinding/wire wheels, hydraulic floor jacks, vehicle hoists, drills and related power tools. Instruction will be given in reading micrometers/electrical schematics, fastener selection and soldering wire connections.

    Course previously known as: AUTO-109
  
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    ATO-121 CCO

    ATO-121 - Advanced Control Systems

    2 credits
    This course focuses on the most up-to-date electronic computer-controlled systems used to monitor engine operating efficiency and emission compliance control devices. This is a course that the student will concentrate on drivability concerns that may or may not put on a CHECK ENGINE light or generate a diagnostic trouble code. These are some of the most challenging concerns to diagnose. Emphasis is placed on PCM strategy, and on the servicing and diagnosis of such systems as electronic distributorless ignition, coil on plug ignition, sequential fuel injection, air control, EGR systems, oxygen sensors, fuel trim tables and multiplexing as they relate to engine performance and drivability.

    Prerequisite(s): ATO 113  

    Corequisite(s):  ATO 121L  , ATO 122  

    Course previously known as: AUTO-214
  
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    ATO-121L - Lab: Advanced Control Systems

    1 credits
    This course is the laboratory component of ATO 121  .

    Corequisite(s): ATO 121  

  
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    ATO-122 CCO

    ATO-122 - Automotive Electronic Systems

    2 credits
    In AUTO-212, the students build on the principles and concepts that were learned and developed in ATO-113 . They apply these principles to systems that use automotive microprocessors for control. The systems that are covered include electronic engine control, electronically controlled wiper and washer systems, illuminated entry, supplemental air bag, keyless entry, anti-theft systems, radio and entertainment systems, and electronic instrumentation message centers. The students will learn that by studying these systems and their operation, along with the use of a scan tool, the diagnosis can be greatly simplified.

    Prerequisite(s): ATO-113 ;

    Corequisite(s): ATO 121    and ATO 122L  

    Course previously known as: AUTO-212
  
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    ATO-122L - Lab: Automotive Electronic Systems

    1 credits
    This course is the laboratory component of ATO 122  .

    Corequisite(s): ATO 122  

  
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    ATO-123 CCO

    ATO-123 - Gasoline Engines Service

    2 credits
    This is a classroom and laboratory study of the principles of the four-stroke internal combustion engine involving construction, operation, identification of engine systems, trouble shooting, noise analysis, and overhaul techniques. The hands-on portion of the course will encompass engine disassembly, cleaning, inspection, measuring tolerances, servicing, and reassembly. Diagnosis of base engine drivability concerns using vacuum, compression, and leak down gauges is practiced during lab. Scan tools are also used to help isolate base engine concerns.

    Prerequisite(s):  ATO-113 ;

    Corequisite(s): ATO-122   and ATO 123L  

    Course previously known as: AUTO-210
  
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    ATO-123L - Lab: Gasoline Engines Service

    1 credits
    This course is the laboratory component of ATO 123  .

    Corequisite(s): ATO 123  

  
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    ATO-124 CCO

    ATO-124 - Steering and Suspensions

    2 credits
    This is a comprehensive classroom and laboratory study of the design, construction and operation of front and rear wheel drive suspension systems, steering systems, wheel alignment angles, and wheel balancing. Laboratory exercises will stress noise, vibration, harshness and steering drivability concerns related to these systems. State of the art HUNTER alignment and tire equipment, and an Electronic Vibration Analyzer are used throughout the semester in the lab. Electronic steering and electronic suspension operation and diagnosis using laboratory vehicles will be included. Two lecture and three lab hours.

    Prerequisite(s):  ATO-113 ;

    Corequisite(s): ATO 122  And ATO 124L  

    Course previously known as: AUTO-200
  
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    ATO-124L - Lab: Steering and Suspensions

    1 credits
    This course is the laboratory component of ATO 124  .

    Corequisite(s): ATO 124  

  
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    ATO-231 CCO

    ATO-231 - Automatic Transmission Transaxle

    2 credits
    The operation, diagnosis and repair of the modern front and rear wheel drive automatic transmissions and transaxles will be studied in a classroom laboratory format. Students learn the hydraulic, mechanical and electrical operation of the systems within the automatic transmission and how they relate to each other. Power flow through components is traced to determine how an automatic transmission shifts gears. The electronic controls and the PCM146s strategy as it relates to transmission operation and diagnosis is also examined using the scan tool to perform self tests and monitor electronic circuit operation in all gear ranges. Finally, students perform removal, disassembly, overhaul and reassembly of fully operational transmissions from laboratory vehicles while verifying the vehicles and transmissions proper operation on our state of the art Eddy Current Dynamometer.

    Prerequisite(s): ATO-122 ;

    Corequisite(s): ATO 231L  

    Course previously known as: AUTO-325
  
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    ATO-231L - Lab: Automatic Transmission Transaxle

    1 credits
    This course is the laboratory component of ATO 231  .

    Corequisite(s): ATO 231  

  
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    ATO-232 - Manual Transmission Transaxle

    2 credits
    AUTO 345 combines lecture and laboratory hands-on activities focusing on the operation, diagnosis and repair of manual transmissions, manual transaxles and clutch assemblies. Students will learn to identify all major transmission parts, explain fundamental operation, trace power flow through gears, remove, disassemble and inspect, repair, reassemble and install manual transmissions and transaxles in laboratory vehicles. Clutch assemblies will also be studied including: operation, construction, design differences, trouble-shooting and complete installations of replacement assemblies. The course presents the students with a systematic, diagnostic and logical problem-solving approach to complex systems. AUTO 345 will also help students prepare for the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Manual Drivetrain Certification Exam.

    Prerequisite(s): ATO 122  

    Corequisite(s): ATO 232L  

    Course previously known as: AUTO-345
  
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    ATO-232L - Lab: Manual Transmission Transaxle

    1 credits
    This course is the laboratory component of ATO 232  .

    Corequisite(s): ATO 232  

  
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    ATO-241 - Diesel Engine Technology

    2 credits
    This course provides classroom and laboratory study of the fundamentals of operation and the latest developments in the diesel engine field, including engine control computers, fuel management and emission control systems. Course objectives will provide the student with diesel engine powertrain control system operation, diagnostic and repair procedures. Laboratory exercises will include evaluating worn or failed components and determining the cause/effect relationship on engine performance. Theory, operation and diagnosis includes fuel systems, injectors, low and high pressure oiling systems, glow plug, turbo chargers, boost control, intercoolers and powertrain control module strategies. Proper hazardous chemical and waste handling procedures are encouraged and reinforced throughout this course.

    Prerequisite(s): ATO-123  and ATO-122 ;

    Corequisite(s): ATO 241L  

    Course previously known as: AUTO-465
  
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    ATO-241L - Lab: Diesel Engine Technology

    1 credits
    This course is the laboratory component of ATO 241  .

    Corequisite(s): ATO 241  

  
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    ATO-242 - Driveline and 4X4 Operations

    2 credits
    The main objectives of the ATO-242 are the study of the operation and repair of four wheel drive (4WD or 4x4) transfere cases, all wheel drive (AWD) transfere cases and front and rear differentials. ATO-242 Driveline and 4x4 Operations will also study driveshafts, halfshafts, automatic and manual wheel hubs and the electronic controls associated with all of the above components. Understanding component operations will be the focus in the classroom and laboratory hands-on activities that will provide diagnosis and repair procedures to be performed on lab vehicles. Scan tools will be used to perform self tests and monitor sensor and actuator performance tests on various systems. ATO-242 will reinforce a systematic and logical, problem-solving approach, using electronic service publications to repair complex systems.

    Prerequisite(s): ATO 122  And ATO 123  

    Corequisite(s): ATO 242L  

    Course previously known as: AUTO-485
  
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    ATO-242L - Lab: Driveline and 4X4 Operations

    1 credits
    This course is the laboratory component of ATO 242  .

    Corequisite(s): ATO 242  


Biology

  
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    BIO-090 CCO

    BIO-090 - Basic Biological Science

    3 credits
    An interdisciplinary, entry-level course in biology. Critical thinking skills are reinforced in both reading and lab-based science areas. The basic and integrated process skills employed by scientists are developed to prepare the student for college-level science experiences. Two lecture and two lab hours.

    Corequisite(s): BIO 090L  

    Course previously known as: BIOL-090
  
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    BIO-090L - Lab: Basic Biological Science

    1 credits
    This course is the laboratory component of BIO-090.

    Corequisite(s): BIO 090  

  
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    BIO-101 CCO

    BIO-101 - Principles of Biology 1

    3 credits
    Principles of Biology is an introductory course designed to meet the needs of the student who has no background in chemistry or biology. This is a first part of a two-semester presentation of the basic concepts of life science for the transfer student who does not wish to major in science, and for the health career program candidate for whom biology is a prerequisite. The first semester provides an introduction to fundamental biological concepts including: the modern concept of life the structure and function of cells, biochemistry, cell reproduction, patterns of inheritance, and modern cell theory.

    Prerequisite(s): MAT-073  or MAT-078  (minimum grade C-) or placement at MAT-081  or higher. Take DRG-091  (minimum grade C-) or placement at DRG-092  or higher.

    Corequisite(s): BIO 101L  

    Mass Transfer Block: Credits earned in this course are counted towards the MassTransfer Block Natural or Physical Science requirements.

    Course previously known as: BIOL-102
  
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    BIO-101L - Lab: Principles of Biology 1

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

    Mass Transfer Block: Credits earned in this course are counted towards the MassTransfer Block Natural or Physical Science requirements.

  
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    BIO-102 CCO

    BIO-102 - Principles of Biology 2

    3 credits
    This course continues Principles of Biology I and examines energy in living systems, genetics and evolution. The first portion examines how living things extract, store and use energy. Genetics explores how the process of reproduction mixes genes and creates the incredible genetic diversity we see around us. The course then concludes with evolution. Students are encouraged to draw their own conclusions as they study the evidence for evolution, the origin of the earth and the evolution of microbial life. In addition, primate evolution is also examined. Laboratory activities, class discussion, and written assignments encourage students to integrate and critically assess these important contemporary scientific concepts. This is a transferable course for non-science majors.

    Prerequisite(s): BIO-101 ; ( minimum grade D- )

    Corequisite(s): BIO 102L  

    Mass Transfer Block: Credits earned in this course are counted towards the MassTransfer Block Natural or Physical Science requirements.

    Course previously known as: BIOL-202
 

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