New and Revised Courses

The new or revised courses listed below have been approved through the curricular process
and will appear in the 2016 - 2017 College Catalog. For more information, please contact the appropriate Academic Department Chairperson.

Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">AAD - Applied Art and Design</div>]
AAD - Applied Art and Design
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">AGS - Agricultural Studies</div>]
AGS - Agricultural Studies
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">ANT - Anthropology</div>]
ANT - Anthropology
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">ART - Art</div>]
ART - Art
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">ASL - American Sign Language/Foreign Language</div>]
ASL - American Sign Language/Foreign Language
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">BIO - Biology</div>]
BIO - Biology
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">BUS - Business</div>]
BUS - Business
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">CE - Cooperative Education</div>]
CE - Cooperative Education
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">CHE - Chemistry</div>]
CHE - Chemistry
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">CIN - Cinema Studies</div>]
CIN - Cinema Studies
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">CIS - Computer Information Systems</div>]
CIS - Computer Information Systems
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">CIT - Civil and Construction Technology</div>]
CIT - Civil and Construction Technology
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">CLT - Clinical Laboratory Technician/Medical Laboratory Technician</div>]
CLT - Clinical Laboratory Technician/Medical Laboratory Technician
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">COM - Communication</div>]
COM - Communication
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">COS - College Success</div>]
COS - College Success
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">CPT - Computer Technology</div>]
CPT - Computer Technology
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">CRC - Computer Related Curricula</div>]
CRC - Computer Related Curricula
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">CRJ - Criminal Justice</div>]
CRJ - Criminal Justice
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">DAS - Dental Assisting</div>]
DAS - Dental Assisting
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">ELT - Electrical Engineering Technology/Electronics</div>]
ELT - Electrical Engineering Technology/Electronics
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">EMS - Emergency Medical Services</div>]
EMS - Emergency Medical Services
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">ENG - English Literature</div>]
ENG - English Literature
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">ENG - English Writing</div>]
ENG - English Writing
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">ENR - Engineering Science</div>]
ENR - Engineering Science
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">ESL - English For Speakers Of Other Languages (ESOL)</div>]
ESL - English For Speakers Of Other Languages (ESOL)
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">FRE - French/Foreign Language</div>]
FRE - French/Foreign Language
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">GEG - Geography</div>]
GEG - Geography
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">GEO - Geology</div>]
GEO - Geology
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">GLF - Golf Management</div>]
GLF - Golf Management
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">HED - Health Education</div>]
HED - Health Education
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">HIM - Health Information Technology</div>]
HIM - Health Information Technology
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">HIS - History</div>]
HIS - History
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">HMN - Humanities</div>]
HMN - Humanities
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">HON - Honors Studies</div>]
HON - Honors Studies
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">HSM - Homeland Security Administration</div>]
HSM - Homeland Security Administration
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">HUM - Human Services</div>]
HUM - Human Services
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">HVA - Heating, Ventilating & Air Conditioning</div>]
HVA - Heating, Ventilating & Air Conditioning
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">IDC - Honors Studies</div>]
IDC - Honors Studies
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">IDE - Interior Design</div>]
IDE - Interior Design
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">MET - Mechanical Technology</div>]
MET - Mechanical Technology
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">MTH - Mathematics</div>]
MTH - Mathematics
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">NUR - Nursing</div>]
NUR - Nursing
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">OFT - Office Technology</div>]
OFT - Office Technology
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">OPT - Optical Systems Technology</div>]
OPT - Optical Systems Technology
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">PHL - Philosophy</div>]
PHL - Philosophy
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">PHO - Photography</div>]
PHO - Photography
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">PHY - Physics</div>]
PHY - Physics
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">POS - Political Science</div>]
POS - Political Science
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">PPE - Physical Studies/Physical Education</div>]
PPE - Physical Studies/Physical Education
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">PSY - Psychology</div>]
PSY - Psychology
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">SCR - Computer Security</div>]
SCR - Computer Security
Hide details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">SGT - Surgical Technology</div>]
SGT - Surgical Technology
SGT 201 - Surgical Procedures (New)
This course presents orientation to specific surgical procedures including general surgery, obstetrics and gynecologic surgery, genitourinary surgery, ENT/otorhinolaryngology surgery and orthopedic surgery with related surgical anatomy and pathophysiology and specialty instrumentation. Safe use of lasers and robotics is introduced. Computer skills necessary for the operating room are explored. Clinical practice will employ intermediate surgical interventions. Current CPR certification for the professional rescuer is required. Three lecture hours, two laboratory hours, 18 clinical hours. Laboratory fees apply. 10 Credits.

Prerequisite(s): BIO 202 and SGT 101 and SGT 102, all with a grade of C or better. Co-requisite(s): BIO 235 and PSY 101.
SGT 110 - Foundations of Surgical Technology (New)
This course introduces the roles of the various surgical team members and orients students to the basic organization of healthcare facilities. Interpersonal relationships, communication and teamwork, and ethical standards of conduct are emphasized. Responsibilities of scrub, circulating and second assisting surgical technologists are explored. One lecture hour. 1 Credit.
SGT 100 - Introduction to Surgical Technology (New)
This course introduces the student to the needs of surgical patients during preoperative, intraoperative and postoperative phases of care. It includes study of basic patient care including transport and transfer, vital signs, positioning, and creating a safe physical environment. Emphasis is on development of knowledge and skills related to principles and practice of aseptic technique, sterilization, use of selected devices to maintain hemostasis and thermoregulation, documentation, organization of the surgical suite and emergency procedures. Selected laboratory experiences. Three lecture hours, two laboratory hours. Laboratory fees apply. 4 Credits.

Co-requisite(s): BIO 144, MTH 165 or higher, HIM 104, SGT 110
SGT 102 - Principles and Practices in Surgical Technology (New)
This course continues to demonstrate the various functions of the surgical technologist. Emphasis is on safety in the operating room, care of specimens and instrumentation and equipment used in surgical procedures. Methods used for closure of wounds and mechanisms of wound healing are presented. Emphasis on sterilization and disinfection principles and procedures is continued. Selected laboratory experiences. Three lecture hours, four laboratory hours. Laboratory fees apply. 5 Credits.

Prerequisite(s): BIO 144 with a grade of C or better, MTH 165 or higher, HIM 104, SGT 100 with a grade of C or better, and SGT 110 with a grade of C or better. Co-requisite(s): BIO 145, ENG 101 or ENG 200, PHL 250, and SGT 101.
SGT 101 - Surgical Pharmacology and Anesthesia (New)
This course provides a study of pharmaceutics used in surgery. The actions, usage and side effects of commonly administered medications and solutions and the methods by which they are administered are presented. Computation of medication doses and solution composition is introduced. Two lecture hours. 2 Credits.

Prerequisite(s): SGT 100 with a grade of C or better, SGT 110 with a grade of C or better, BIO 144 with a grade of C or better, HIM 104, and MTH 165 or higher. Co-requisite(s): PHL 250, BIO 145, ENG 101 or ENG 200, and SGT 102.
SGT 202 - Specialty Surgical Procedures (New)
This course presents orientation to specific surgical procedures including plastic and reconstructive surgery, ophthalmic surgery, oral and maxillofacial surgery, neurosurgery, thoracic surgery, cardiac surgery and peripheral vascular surgery with related surgical anatomy and pathophysiology and specialty instrumentation. Special considerations for pediatric surgery will be explored. Clinical practice will employ advanced surgical interventions. Laboratory fees apply. Current CPR certification for the professional rescuer is required. Three lecture hours, two laboratory hours, 18 clinical hours. 10 Credits.

Prerequisite(s): BIO 235 and PSY 101 and SGT 201, all with a grade of C or better. Co-requisite(s):: SGT 210
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">SOC - Sociology</div>]
SOC - Sociology
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">SPA - Spanish/Foreign Language</div>]
SPA - Spanish/Foreign Language
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">SPC - Speech Communication</div>]
SPC - Speech Communication
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">TAM - Tooling and Machining</div>]
TAM - Tooling and Machining
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">THE - Theatre</div>]
THE - Theatre
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">TRS - Transitional Studies</div>]
TRS - Transitional Studies
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">TVL - Travel And Tourism</div>]
TVL - Travel And Tourism
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