DITA 1300 W – Dietary Manager I (3,2,2).

Preparation for supervisory roles in food service departments. Emphasis on normal and therapeutic nutrition and food service systems management. Major topics include dietary and meal planning guidelines, sources and functions of nutrients, diet therapy, nutritional assessment and care, food production management and purchasing, and regulatory agencies.

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DRAM 1310 A – Introduction to Theater (3,3,1).

A general survey of the major fields of dramatic art examined through historical perspective. Emphasis is placed on the various types and styles of plays, playwrights, elementary theory and practice of acting and directing, scenery and staging techniques, design, lighting and costuming. This course is for drama majors and non-majors, and satisfies the visual and […]

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DRAM 1330 A – Stagecraft (3,2,4).

A beginner’s course in the art and crafts of the theater, costuming, scene design and construction, lighting and makeup. Students will gain practical experience working with major productions. Three hours lab.

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DRAM 1351 A – Acting I (3,2,4).

An elementary study of the principles of acting, including: following stage directions, the use of stage areas, coordination of voice and body, and improvisation practices in scenes from plays. Students will gain practical experience in working with college productions. No prerequisite necessary.

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DRAM 1352 A – Acting II (3,2,4).

continuation of Acting I with emphasis on characterization and creating a role, theories of acting and styles of acting, practical application in working with college productions. Prerequisite: DRAM 1351 A – – Acting I or permission of the instructor.

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DRAM 2331 A – Stagecraft II (3,2,4).

Continued study and application of the methods and components of theatrical production which may include one or more of the following: theater facilities, scenery construction and painting, properties, lighting, costume, makeup, sound and theatrical management. (lab required)

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DRAM 2336 A – Voice for the Theater (3,3,0).

A study of and practice in using the actor’s voice. Includes breath control, articulation-enunciation-pronunciation, projection, and phonetics. This course would be helpful to any student wishing to improve vocal performances and correct careless and ineffective speech habits. Required of drama majors. (Cross-listed as SPCH 1342)

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DRAM 2366 A – Film Appreciation (3,2,4).

Emphasis on the analysis of the visual and aural aspects of selected motion pictures, dramatic aspects of narrative films, and historical growth and sociological effect of film as an art. This course satisfies the Visual and Performing Arts Component area of the TC Core Curriculum. (Cross-listed as COMM 2366)

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ECON 1301 A – Introduction to Economics (3,3,0).

A survey of microeconomic and macroeconomic principles for non-business majors. Microeconomic topics will include supply and demand, consumer behavior, price and output decisions by firms under various market structures, factor markets, market failures, international trade, and exchange rates. Macroeconomic topics will include national income, unemployment, inflation, business cycles, aggregate supply and demand, monetary and fiscal […]

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ECON 2301 A – Principles of Macroeconomics (3,3,0).

An analysis of the economy as a whole including measurement and determination of Aggregate Demand and Aggregate Supply, national income, inflation, and unemployment. Other topics include international trade, economic growth, business cycles, and fiscal policy and monetary policy.

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EDUC 1300 A – Learning Frameworks (3,3,0).

A study of the research and theory in the psychology of learning, cognition, and motivation; factors that impact learning, and application of learning strategies. Theoretical models of strategic learning, cognition, and motivation serve as the conceptual basis for the introduction of college-level student academic strategies. Students use assessment instruments (e.g., learning inventories) to help them […]

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EDUC 1301 A – Introduction to the Teaching Profession (3,3,1).

An enriched, integrated pre-service course and content experience that provides active recruitment and institutional support of students interested in a teaching career, especially in high need fields. The course provides students with opportunities to participate in early field observations at all levels of P-12 schools with varied and diverse student populations and provides students with […]

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EDUC 2301 A – Introduction to Special Populations (3,3,1).

An enriched integrated pre-service course and content experience that provides an overview of schooling and classrooms from the perspectives of language, gender, socioeconomic status, ethnic, and academic diversity and equity with an emphasis on factors that facilitate learning. Lab provides the student with opportunities to participate in field observations at all levels of P-12 school […]

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EMSP 1338 W – Introduction to Advanced Practice (3,3,0).

Fundamental elements associated with emergency medical services to include preparatory practices, pathophysiology, medication administration, and related topics. Prerequisite: Current EMT licensure and current A.H.A.BLS Healthcare Provider certification or equivalent course completion. Concurrent registration with EMSP 1356, EMSP 2306, and EMSP 2361.

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EMSP 1355 W – Trauma Management (3,2,3).

Detailed study of the knowledge and skills necessary to reach competence in the assessment and management of patients with traumatic injuries. Concurrent registration with EMSP 1338, EMSP 2243, EMSP 2305, and EMSP 2364. Prerequisites: EMSP 1388, 1356, 2306, 2330, 2361, 2362, 2434, and 2444.

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EMSP 2243 W – Assessment Based Management (2,1,2).

The capstone course of the EMSP program. summative experience covering comprehensive, assessment-based patient care management for the paramedic level. Prerequisites: EMSP 1338, 1356, 2306, 2361, 2444, 2434, 2330, and 2362. Concurrent courses: EMSP 1355, 2305, and 2364.

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EMSP 2305 W – EMS Operations (3,3,0).

Knowledge and skills to safely manage multi-casualty incidents and rescue situations; utilize air medical resources; identify hazardous materials and other specialized incidents. Prerequisites: EMSP 2361, EMSP 1338, EMSP 1356, EMSP 2444, EMSP 2434, EMSP 2330, and EMSP 2362. Concurrent registration with EMSP 1355, EMSP 2243, and EMSP 2364.

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EMSP 2330 W – Special Populations (3,2,2).

Detailed study of the knowledge and skills necessary to reach competence in the assessment and management of ill or injured patients in diverse populations including neonatology, pediatrics, geriatrics, and other related topics. Prerequisites: EMSP 1338, EMSP 1356, EMSP 2306, and EMSP 2361. Concurrent registration with EMSP 2444, EMSP 2434, and EMSP 2362.

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EMSP 2361 W – Clinical-Paramedic (3,0,12).

A health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional. Concurrent registration with EMSP 1338, EMSP 1356, and EMSP 2306.

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EMSP 2362 W – Clinical-Paramedic (3,0,12).

Health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional. Prerequisites: EMSP 1338, EMSP 1356, EMSP 2306, and EMSP 2361. Concurrent registration with EMSP 2444, EMSP 2330, and EMSP 2434.

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EMSP 2364 W – Practicum (3,0,21).

Practical, general workplace training supported by an individualized learning plan developed by the employer, college, and student. Prerequisites: EMSP 2361, EMSP 1338, EMSP 1356, EMSP 2306, EMSP 2444, EMSP 2434, EMSP 2330, and EMSP 2362. Concurrent registration with EMSP 1355, EMSP 2305, and EMSP 2243.

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EMSP 2434 W – Medical Emergencies (4,4,0).

Detailed study of the knowledge and skills necessary to reach competence in the assessment and management of patients with medical emergencies including medical overview, neurology, gastroenterology, immunology, pulmonology, urology, hematology, endocrinology, toxicology, and other related topics. Prerequisites: EMSP 1338, EMSP 1356, EMSP 2306, and EMSP 2361. Concurrent registration with EMSP 2444, EMSP 2330, and EMSP […]

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EMSP 2444 W – Cardiology (4,3,2).

Detailed study of the knowledge and skills necessary to reach competence in the assessment and management of patients with cardiac emergencies, including single and multi-lead EKG interpretation. Prerequisites: EMSP 1338, EMSP 1356, EMSP 2306, and EMSP 2361. Concurrent registration with EMSP 2330, EMSP 2434, and EMSP 2362.

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ENGL 0020 A – NCBO-ABE English (0,1,0).

This intervention focuses on strategies and techniques of writing and composition and is open only to non-native speakers. Upon successful completion of this course, students will: 1. Write a clear, well-organized, multi-paragraph essay using a logical sequence in a prescribed rhetorical mode. 2. Demonstrate ability to use the writing process by generating ideas, drafting, revising, […]

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ENGL 0041 A – Integrated READ I/Writing (0,4,1).

This developmental course is a combined lecture/lab, performance-based course designed to develop a student’s critical reading and academic writing skills. The focus of the course will be on applying critical reading skills for organizing, analyzing, and retaining material and developing written work appropriate to the audience, purpose, situation, and length of the assignment. The course […]

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ENGL 0042 A – Integrated READ II/Writing (0,4,1).

This developmental course is a combined lecture/lab, performance-based course designed to develop a students’ critical reading and academic writing skills. The focus on the course will be on applying critical reading skills for organizing, analyzing, and retaining material and developing written work appropriate to the audience, purpose, situation, and length of the assignment. The course […]

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ENGL 0050 A – Base NCBO English (0,1,0).

This BASE NCBO focuses on integration of critical reading and academic writing skills. This intervention is for students assessed at BASE levels 3-4 and is part of a student’s co-enrollment (co- requisite) as a mainstreamed intensifier providing contact hours for additional, just-in-time instructional support for the student’s success in the developmental IRW course. The course […]

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ENGL 0060 A – NCBO for Writing

This NCBO focuses on integration of critical reading and academic writing skills. Successful completion of this intervention fulfills TSI requirements for reading and writing. This intervention is part of the student’s co-enrollment (co-requisite) as a mainstreamed intensifier providing contact hours for additional, just-in-time instructional support for the student’s success in English 1301. The course is […]

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ENGL 1301 A – Composition I (3,3,1).

Intensive study of and practice in writing processes, from invention and researching to drafting, revising, and editing, both individually and collaboratively. Emphasis on effective rhetorical choices, including audience, purpose, arrangement, and style. Focus on writing the academic essay as a vehicle for learning, communicating, and critical analysis. Prerequisite: Completion of English 0042 with a C […]

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ENGL 1302 A – Composition II (3,3,1).

Intensive study of and practice in the strategies and techniques for developing research-based expository and persuasive texts. Emphasis on effective and ethical rhetorical inquiry, including primary and secondary research methods; critical reading of verbal, visual, and multimedia texts; systematic evaluation, synthesis, and documentation of information sources; and critical thinking about evidence and conclusions. Prerequisite: Satisfactory […]

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ENGL 2311 A – Technical & Business Writing (3,3,0).

Intensive study of and practice in professional settings. Focus on the types of documents necessary to make decisions and take action on the job, such as proposals, reports, instructions, policies and procedures, e-mail messages, letters, and descriptions of products and services. Practice individual and collaborative processes involved in the creation of ethical and efficient documents. […]

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ENGL 2322 A – British Literature I (3,3,0).

A survey of the development of British literature from the Anglo-Saxon period to the eighteenth century. Students will study works of prose, poetry, drama, and fiction in relation to their historical, linguistic, and cultural contexts. Texts will be selected from a diverse group of authors and traditions. Prerequisite: Students taking this course must have satisfactorily […]

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ENGL 2323 A – British Literature II (3,3,0).

A survey of the development of British literature from the Romantic period to the present. Students will study works of prose, poetry, drama, and fiction in relation to their historical and cultural contexts. Texts will be selected from a diverse group of authors and traditions. Prerequisite: Students taking this course must have satisfactorily completed both […]

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ENGL 2327 A – American Literature I (3,3,0).

A survey of American literature from the period of exploration and settlement through the Civil War. Students will study works of prose, poetry, drama, and fiction in relation to their historical and cultural contexts. Texts will be selected from among a diverse group of authors for what they reflect and reveal about the evolving American […]

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ENGL 2328 A – American Literature II (3,3,0).

A survey of American literature from the Civil War to the present. Students will study works of prose, poetry, drama, and fiction in relation to their historical and cultural contexts. Texts will be selected from among a diverse group of authors for what they reflect and reveal about the evolving American experience and character. Prerequisite: […]

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ENGL 2332 A – World Literature I (3,3,0).

A survey of world literature from the ancient world through the sixteenth century. Students will study works of prose, poetry, drama, and fiction in relation to their historical and cultural contexts. Texts will be selected from a diverse group of authors and traditions. Prerequisite: Students taking this course must have satisfactorily completed both semesters of […]

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ENGL 2333 A – World Literature II (3,3,0).

A survey of world literature from the seventeenth century to the present. Students will study works of prose, poetry, drama, and fiction in relation to their historical and cultural contexts. Texts will be selected from a diverse group of authors and traditions. Prerequisite: Students taking this course must have satisfactorily completed both semesters of Composition […]

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ENGR 1201 A – Foundations of Engineering (2,3,1).

Introduction to the profession of engineering and the application of engineering principles to solve design problems. Topics covered include engineering sub-disciplines and ethics; use of the computer in problem solving, physical laws, and engineering statistics. Prerequisite: MATH 1314 or permission of the instructor.

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ENGR 1304 A – Engineering Graphics I (3,2,2).

The principles of drafting the theory and practice of Orthographic Projection in the first and third quadrants, size and shape descriptions, geometric constructions, sections, auxiliary projections, revolutions, axonometrics, obliques, surface intersections, dimensioning, and size and geometric tolerancing.

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ENTC 2331 W – Manufacturing Materials (3,1,8).

Identification of materials used in manufacturing including metals, plastics, composite materials, concrete, ceramics, and wood. Includes application of material properties and quality standards for selection of materials to manufacture components.

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GEOG 1303 A – World Regional Geography (3,3,0).

This course is an introduction to the world’s major regions seen through their defining physical, social, cultural, political, and economic features. These regions are examined in terms of their physical and human characteristics and their interactions. The course emphasizes relations among regions on issues such as trade, economic development, conflict, and the role of regions […]

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GOVT 2304 A – Introduction to Political Science (3,3,0).

An introductory survey of the field of political science. Includes an examination of the basic concepts of politics and political behavior, the history of the discipline, the scope and methods of political inquiry, public policy, political dynamics, and theory and organization of the modern state. This course may not be substituted for GOVT 2305 or […]

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GOVT 2305 A – Federal Government (3,3,0).

Origin and development of the U.S. Constitution, structure and powers of the national government including the legislative, executive, and judicial branches, federalism, political participation, the national election process, public policy, civil liberties and civil rights. Prerequisite: Successful completion of the reading portion of the TSI Test.

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GOVT 2306 A – Texas Government (3,3,0).

Origin and development of the Texas constitution, structure and powers of state and local government, federalism and inter-governmental relations, political participation, the election process, public policy, and the political culture of Texas. Prerequisite: Successful completion of the reading portion of the TSI Test.

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HIST 1301 A – United States History I (3,3,0).

A survey of the social, political, economic, cultural, and intellectual history of the United States from the pre-Columbian era to the Civil War/Reconstruction period. United States History I includes the study of pre-Columbian, colonial, revolutionary, early national, slavery and sectionalism, and the Civil War/Reconstruction eras. Themes that may be addressed in United States History I […]

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HIST 1302 A – United States History II (3,3,0).

A survey of the social, political, economic, cultural, and intellectual history of the United States from the Civil War/Reconstruction era to the present. United States History II examines industrialization, immigration, world wars, the Great Depression, Cold War and post-Cold War eras. Themes that may be addressed in United States History II include: American culture, religion, […]

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HIST 2321 A – World Civilizations I (3,3,0).

A survey of the social, political, economic, cultural, religious, and intellectual history of the world from the emergence of human cultures through the 15th century. The course examines major cultural regions of the world in Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe, and Oceania and their global interactions over time. Themes include the emergence of early societies, […]

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HIST 2322 A – World Civilizations II (3,3,0).

A survey of the social, political, economic, cultural, religious, and intellectual history of the world from the 15th century to the present. The course examines major cultural regions of the world in Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe, and Oceania and their global interactions over time. Themes include maritime exploration and transoceanic empires, nation/state formation and […]

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IFWA 2346 W – Quantity Procedures (3,1,8).

Exploration of the theory and application of quantity procedures for the operation of commercial, institutional, and industrial food services. Perform mathematical calculations measurements; convert weights to measures and vice versa; enlarge recipes through formulas; plan menus for volume feeding; purchase and receive food supplies for large quantity functions; and prepare mock-up or actual plates and […]

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INEW 2332 W – Comprehensive Software Project (3,2,4).

A comprehensive application of skills learned in previous courses in a simulated workplace. Covers the development, testing, and documenting of a complete software and/or hardware solution; includes coding, testing, maintenance, and documentation of a complete software and/or hardware solution.

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INMT 2301 W – Machinery Installation (3,1,6).

Students utilize skills acquired in previous studies. Machinery foundation, locations, installation, and alignment activities are practiced and tested. Emphasis is on the various methods of shaft alignment, including laser shaft alignment.

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INMT 2345 W – Industrial Troubleshooting (3,1,6).

An advanced study of the techniques used in troubleshooting various types of industrial equipment to include mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems and their control devices. Emphasis will be placed on the use of schematics and diagrams in conjunction with proper troubleshooting procedures. Second year course.

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