CHEF 1214 W – A La Carte Cooking (2,1,4).

A course in a la carte or ‘cooking to order’ concepts. Topics include menu and recipe interpretation and conversion, organization of workstation, employment of appropriate cooking methods, plating, and saucing principles. Organize workstations for a la carte cooking service; prepare a la carte orders using broiling, sautéing, and roasting processes; prepare short sauces; display quality […]

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CHEF 1345 W – International Cuisine (3,1,6).

The study of classical cooking skills associated with the preparation and service of international and ethnic cuisines. Topics include similarities between food production systems used in the United States and other regions of the world.

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CHEM 1305 A – Introductory Chemistry I (lecture) (3,3,0).

survey of chemistry including the metric system, scientific method, physical properties of matter, atomic structure, ionic and covalent bonding, naming of compounds, chemical reactions, stoichiometry, gas laws, liquids, solids, solutions, equilibrium, acid-based theory, electrochemistry, nuclear chemistry, and a brief survey of functional groups of organic molecules and biomolecules. Recommended co-requisite: CHEM 1105 A

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CHEM 1311 A – General Chemistry I (lecture) (3,3,0).

Fundamental principles of theoretical and applied chemistry, stoichiometry, atomic structure, periodic arrangement of elements, ionic and covalent bonding, gases, liquids, and solids. Prerequisite: College Algebra (MATH 1314) or equivalent academic preparation. Recommended co-requisite: CHEM 1111

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CHEM 1312 A – General Chemistry II (lecture) (3,3,0).

Fundamental principles of theoretical and applied chemistry. Topics of study include acid-based theory, kinetics, equilibrium, thermochemistry, electrochemistry, nuclear chemistry, qualitative analysis, and introduction to organic and biochemistry. Prerequisite: CHEM 1311 or the permission of the instructor. Recommended co-requisite: CHEM 1112

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CHEM 1411 A – General Chemistry I (lecture + lab) (4,3,3).

This lecture and lab course should combine all of the elements of 1311 General Chemistry I Lecture and 1111 General Chemistry I Labs. Fundamental principles of theoretical and applied chemistry, stoichiometry, atomic structure, periodic arrangement of elements, ionic and covalent bonding, gases, liquids, and solids. Prerequisite: College Algebra (MATH 1314) or equivalent academic preparation.

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CHEM 1412 A – General Chemistry II (lecture + lab) (4,3,3).

This lecture and lab course should combine all of the elements of CHEM 1312 General Chemistry II Lecture and CHEM 1112 General Chemistry II Lab. Fundamental principles of theoretical and applied chemistry. Topics of study include acid-based theory, kinetics, equilibrium, thermochemistry, electrochemistry, nuclear chemistry, qualitative analysis, and introduction to organic and biochemistry. Prerequisite: CHEM 1311 […]

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CHEM 2289 A – Academic Cooperative Field Study in Chemistry (2,0,7).

A course designed to integrate campus study with applied experience in the laboratory and/or field study. Specific objectives will be formulated and learning experiences and activities will be directed toward fulfilling those objectives. The use of accepted methodologies in collecting field materials and systematic use of appropriate instruments in their analysis is central to the […]

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CHEM 2325 A – Organic Chemistry II (lecture) (3,3,0).

The classification, structure, nomenclature, methods of preparation, and standard reactions of carboxylic acids, sulfonic acids, amines, diazonium salts, aldehydes, ketones, carbohydrates, proteins, polyhydroxy compounds, heterocyclic compounds, and their derivatives. Prerequisite: CHEM 2323. Recommended co-requisite: CHEM 2125.

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COMM 1307 A – Introduction to Mass Communications (3,3,0).

This course is a lecture class on the history of the world’s communications, beginning with cavemen drawings on cave walls and continuing through the invention of the Internet. Also covered are the histories of newspapers, magazines, recordings, radio, television, movies, and the Internet. Students are not members of the TC News staff.

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COMM 1316 A – News Photography I (3,2,3).

An introductory course in problems and practices of photography for newspapers. The course teaches use of digital cameras, accessories and photographic techniques used by photojournalists. Students must provide their own digital camera and photo-printing paper. Students serve as photographers for the TC News. Prerequisite: COMM 2311 or concurrent enrollment in COMM 2311 or consent of […]

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COMM 2305 A – Editing and Layout (3,2,3).

Included in this course, via both lecture and actual practice, are the basics of copy editing for accuracy and fairness. Also included are the basics of page design and construction. Students will serve as members of the TC News page-building crew. Prerequisite: COMM 2311 or consent of instructor.

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COMM 2311 A – Media Writing (3,2,3).

This entry-level journalism course is a study of gathering, processing, and delivery content. The whole range of the reporter’s work is covered by lecture and actual practice with the students working as reporters for the TC News. Proper media writing and media styles are stressed. This course is a prerequisite for COMM 1316, 2305, 2315.

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COMM 2315 A – News Reporting (3,3,0).

This course is a continuation of COMM 2311, includes a comprehensive study of interviewing, writing and reporting. Emphasis is on more complex stories and more specialized types of reporting and writing. Prerequisite: COMM 2311 A.

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COSC 1336 A – Programming Fundamentals I (3,3,3).

This course introduces the fundamental concepts of structured programming and provides a comprehensive introduction to programming for computer science and technology majors. Topics include software development methodology, data types, control structures, functions, arrays, and the mechanics of running, testing, and debugging. This course assumes computer literacy. Co-requisite: ITSE 1329 Programming Logic and Design.

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COSC 1337 A – Programming Fundamentals II (3,2,4).

This course focuses on the object-oriented programming paradigm, emphasizing the definition and use of classes along with fundamentals of object-oriented design. The course includes basic analysis of algorithms, searching and sorting techniques, and an introduction to software engineering processes. Students will apply techniques for testing and debugging software. (This course is included in the Field […]

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COSC 2336 A – Programming Fundamentals III (3,3,3).

Further applications of programming techniques, introducing the fundamental concepts of data structures and algorithms. Topics include data structures (including stacks, queues, linked lists, hash tables, trees, and graphs), searching, sorting, recursion, and algorithmic analysis. Programs will be implemented in an appropriate object oriented language. Prerequisite: COSC 1337 Programming Fundamentals II.

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CRIJ 1310 A – Fundamentals of Criminal Law (3,3,0).

This course is the study of criminal law including application of definitions, statutory elements, defenses and penalties using Texas statutes, the Model Penal Code, and case law. The course also analyzes the philosophical and historical development of criminal law and criminal culpability.

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CSME 2445 W – Instructional Theory and Clinic Operation (4,2,8).

An overview of the objectives required by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation Instructor Examination. Instructors-in-training will demonstrate the skills required for the completion of the state licensing agency’s curriculum including the management of a lab/clinic in a cosmetology program and classroom management skills. TSI Reading

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CSME 2544 W – Cosmetology Instructor IV (5,3,8).

Advanced concepts of instruction in a cosmetology program. Topics include demonstration, development, and implementation of advanced evaluation and assessment techniques. Instructors-in-training will practice instructional skills, develop assessment and evaluation techniques that promote student learning, and implement evaluation tools to measure student outcomes. TSI Reading

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DAAC 1304 W – Pharmacology of Addiction (3,3,0).

Psychological, physiological, and sociological effects of mood altering substances and behaviors and their implications for the addiction process are discussed. Emphasis is placed on the pharmacological effects of tolerance, dependency/withdrawal, cross addiction, and drug interaction.

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DFTG 1309 W – Basic Computer-Aided Drafting (3,2,2).

An introduction to computer-aided drafting. Emphasis is placed on setup; creating and modifying geometry; storing and retrieving predefined shapes; placing, rotating, and scaling objects, adding text and dimensions, using layers, coordinate systems, and plot/print to scale.

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