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Broadcasting: Intro
BDC-100
Students become familiar with the origin and history of broadcasting; understand the operation, structure, and organization of broadcasting in the United States - geographical, economical, statistical, and influential; become acquainted with the legal, social, educational, and artistic aspects of broadcasting; examine broadcasting codes and audiences.
Announcing/Performance 1
BDC-120
A study of the problems the radio announcer-performer faces. Includes analysis, interpretation, and communication of a variety of types of announcing and performance areas. Develops student's speech, personality, and character as an announcer-performer.
Announcing/Performance 2
BDC-140
Continuation of BDC 120. Enables students to improve talent and ability in advanced announcing and performance activities such as pre-recorded announcements, features, in-depth news announcing, and other specialized broadcast experiences. Two class meetings each week and six hours of laboratory work each week on an individual basis.
Broadcast Writing
BDC-210
Writing news and commercials for broadcast. Developing a professional attitude toward broadcast journalism, emphasizing legal and ethical limits. Experience in planning and writing to sell an idea, service, or product.
Audio Production
BDC-215
This course provides students with practical "hands-on" experience in the use of the audio production equipment that is used in radio and television studios. This course will prepare students in the theory and practice of the interconnection of production in audio, video, and multimedia technologies.
Biology Concepts/GE
BIO-100
A one-semester introductory course covering basic principles and concepts of biology. Methods of scientific inquiry and behavior of matter and energy in biological systems are explored.
Plants and People/GE
BIO-108
Principles of plant biology and taxonomy with an emphasis on human relevance including plants as a source of food, fiber, medicine, and other commercially important uses.
Natural History of the Southwest/GE
BIO-109
Study of the common plants and animals of the Southwest including their distribution, adaptation behavior, and ecology.
Identification of Arizona Native Plants
BIO-111
A field orientation emphasizing the recognition of much of the native and naturalized flora of southern Arizona.
Human Biology for Allied Health/GE
BIO-156
An introductory course for students pursuing the health care professions. Includes the scientific method, chemistry of life, cell structure and function, cellular reproduction, cellular metabolism, patterns of inheritance, and human tissues.
Intro to Human Anatomy & Physiology/GE
BIO-160
Biology 160 is a study of the structure and function of the human body. The course is designed for students who desire a one semester course in anatomy and physiology.
General Biology (Majors) I/GE
BIO-181
Principles of structure and function of living things at molecular, cellular, and organismic levels of organization. Includes molecular and cellular biology, genetics, viruses, bacteria, protista, and fungi.
General Biology (Majors) II/GE
BIO-182
Additional principles of structure and function of living things at molecular, cellular, and organismic, and higher levels or organization. Includes evolution, organismal biology of plants and animals, population biology, and ecology.
Anatomy and Physiology I/GE
BIO-201
Study of structure and function of the human body. Topics include cells, tissues, integumentary system, skeletal system, muscular system, and nervous system.
Anatomy and Physiology II/GE
BIO-202
Continuation of structure and function of human body. Topics include endocrine, immune, lymphatic, circulatory, respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive systems.
Microbiology/GE
BIO-205
Study of microorganisms including their morphology, metabolism, genetics, classification, and effects on human life and the environment. Laboratory sessions cover basic procedures in microbiology culminating in the identification of unknown bacterial samples.
Human Pathophysiology
BIO-218
Survey of disease processes that affect the body systems focusing on altered physiological mechanisms of cells and organ systems.
Desert Biology
BIO-234
A field oriented course designed to acquaint the student with the deserts of North America, particularly those of the Soutwest. Includes introduction to local habitats, identification of local animals and plants, ecology and adaptations of desert organisms, principles of classifying and naming species, desert climates and geographical features, and human cultures and impacts. Designed for majors in Biology and Environmental Science. Field trips required.
Entomology
BIO-254
An intorduction to the science of entomology focusing on basic principles of systematics, morphology, physiology, behavior, ecology, eco- nomics, and the many health impacts of insects on humans. The laboratory includes field trips to collect and study insects in their natural habitats. Some field trips may require an over- night stay. A collection is required.
Survey of Business
BUA-100
An introduction to the field of business administration in such functional areas as marketing production, business organization and ownership, financial management, law, communication, taxation and regulation, and computer information systems.
Principles of Human Relations
BUA-109
Assists individuals in understanding human behavior in social institutions, business, and industry, including leadership, communications, status, decision making, motivation, and personnel problems. Case problem method of instruction used.
Business Application Concepts
BUA-110
Applications of business computations using calculators and computers to solve problems involving budgets, discounts, markup, interest, credit plans, checking and savings accounts, payroll, and taxes.
Legal Environment of Business
BUA-220
Examines the legal framework governing rules of conduct among business and its impact on establishing business policy, both legally and ethically.
Business Law
BUA-230
General concept of legal framework of business, elements of contracts used in business, fundamental factors governing negotiable instruments, sales, warranties, and employment law.
Business Communications
BUA-290
Development of the skills and abilities to handle written business communications effectively and to develop a distinctive style of business writing. The simple but tactful expression of ideas; the preparation of business letters, memorandums, reports, minutes of meetings, and news releases.
Business Capstone Project
BUA-295
This course functions as a capstone for all the emphasis areas in the AAS in Business programs. It is designed to bring the multi-disciplinary studies together in a real-life project to study a business problem or a business.