2017-2018

Title Description
Astronomy: Introduction/GE
AST-100
A survey of stars, planets, galaxies, and life in the cosmos. Evolution of the stars; planet formation and global change; origin and destiny of the universe; space exploration and the search for extraterrestrail intelligence.
The Planets/GE
AST-130
Introduction to astronomy with emphasis on our solar system, origin of life on Earth, and the search for life elsewhere.
Basic Service and Systems
AUT-100
Designed to provide a foundation for beginning automotive students; providing an overview of automotive systems, introduction to hybrid and green technology, shop safety, tools, service information, and complete maintenance of the automobile.
Theory of Engine Operation
AUT-101
Introduction to automotive terminology, design of automotive engines, theory of operation, and procedures of engine overhaul along with related operation systems including lubrication, cooling, fuel, and electrical systems, introduction to hybrid and green technology.
Automotive Suspension
AUT-120
Introduction to chassis service, environmental implications, overhaul of front end components, computer networking with an emphasis on wheel alignment, wheel balancing, and tire service.
Automotive Brakes
AUT-125
Introduction to the overhaul and reconditioning procedures for drum and disc brake systems, hybrid regenerative braking systems, and the operation and service of anti-lock brake systems.
Automotive Power Trains
AUT-133
Fundamentals and principles of transmissions, clutches, planetary gearsets, drive lines, and differentials. Service and repair of differentials , clutches, standard transmissions, and minor diagnosis and service procedures for automatic transmissions.
Automatic Transmissions
AUT-135
Introduction to fundamental hydraulic and mechanical principles that is typical of automotive automatic transmissions, hybrid technology, including diagnosis, overhaul, and repair techniques.
Auto. Electrical Systems
AUT-200
Introduction to electricity, storage batteries, hybrid high voltage systems, cranking motor fundamentals, regulator operations, ignition systems, automotive accessories and computer systems.
Auto Engine Performance and Diagnosis
AUT-209
Emphasis is placed upon electronic engine management systems, exhaust gas analysis, including electronic ignition, emission control systems, customer relations, introduction to hybrid and green technology, and diagnostic repair procedures.
Auto. Emission Control Systems
AUT-211
Theory and principles of operation, diagnostic procedures, environmental implications, and repair of the automotive emission control systems.
Auto. Computer Testing
AUT-215
Introduction to the theory and principles of the operation and diagnostic procedures associated with automotive computer systems; the study of engine management controllers, environmental implications, body and chassis computer control systems, and computer networking.
Automotive Hybrid Fundamentals
AUT-220
An introduction to automotive hybrid, electric, and fuel cell systems; the benefits of these alternative technologies are explored and the proper safety practices suggested by vehicle manufacturers are identified.
Automotive Air Conditioning Systems
AUT-252
Theory and principles of operation of automotive air conditioning systems, diagnostic procedures, environmental implications, and proper handling of refrigerants.
Automotive Internship
AUT-260
Practical experience in the operation and repair of the various components of the automotive industry by working with technicians at a work site; completion of 320 hours of designated work per semester required.
Special Projects
AUT-261
Structured environment allowing the student the opportunity to define learned skill sets from previous automotive courses. Tailored around the interests and needs of the individual with guidance from professional staff.
Study Skills
AWC-101
This course is designed to assist students in developing and enhancing common study skills and qualities needed for college success, including: time management, note-taking, test-taking strategies, critical thinking, reading, memory techniques, learning styles, utilizing college resources, discipline, motivation. Students will reflect on their own behaviors, expectations, and attitudes to build effective academic strategies. The course will target students having academic difficulties, including those on probation.
Career Exploration
AWC-104
Comprehensive examination of the career exploration process designed to assist students in making informed career decisions. Topics include career development theories; the role of self-knowledge in career planning; use of the Internet in career research, college majors and related occupations; and the study of the employment trends and their implications.
Job Search Strategies
AWC-202
Course will review the job search process including: job hunting skills, the role of networking, preparing cover letters, resumes, job applications, development of interviewing skills, and building employment references.
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.

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Astronomy: Introduction/GE
AST-100
A survey of stars, planets, galaxies, and life in the cosmos. Evolution of the stars; planet formation and global change; origin and destiny of the universe; space exploration and the search for extraterrestrail intelligence.
The Planets/GE
AST-130
Introduction to astronomy with emphasis on our solar system, origin of life on Earth, and the search for life elsewhere.
Basic Service and Systems
AUT-100
Designed to provide a foundation for beginning automotive students; providing an overview of automotive systems, introduction to hybrid and green technology, shop safety, tools, service information, and complete maintenance of the automobile.
Theory of Engine Operation
AUT-101
Introduction to automotive terminology, design of automotive engines, theory of operation, and procedures of engine overhaul along with related operation systems including lubrication, cooling, fuel, and electrical systems, introduction to hybrid and green technology.
Automotive Suspension
AUT-120
Introduction to chassis service, environmental implications, overhaul of front end components, computer networking with an emphasis on wheel alignment, wheel balancing, and tire service.
Automotive Brakes
AUT-125
Introduction to the overhaul and reconditioning procedures for drum and disc brake systems, hybrid regenerative braking systems, and the operation and service of anti-lock brake systems.
Automotive Power Trains
AUT-133
Fundamentals and principles of transmissions, clutches, planetary gearsets, drive lines, and differentials. Service and repair of differentials , clutches, standard transmissions, and minor diagnosis and service procedures for automatic transmissions.
Automatic Transmissions
AUT-135
Introduction to fundamental hydraulic and mechanical principles that is typical of automotive automatic transmissions, hybrid technology, including diagnosis, overhaul, and repair techniques.
Auto. Electrical Systems
AUT-200
Introduction to electricity, storage batteries, hybrid high voltage systems, cranking motor fundamentals, regulator operations, ignition systems, automotive accessories and computer systems.
Auto Engine Performance and Diagnosis
AUT-209
Emphasis is placed upon electronic engine management systems, exhaust gas analysis, including electronic ignition, emission control systems, customer relations, introduction to hybrid and green technology, and diagnostic repair procedures.
Auto. Emission Control Systems
AUT-211
Theory and principles of operation, diagnostic procedures, environmental implications, and repair of the automotive emission control systems.
Auto. Computer Testing
AUT-215
Introduction to the theory and principles of the operation and diagnostic procedures associated with automotive computer systems; the study of engine management controllers, environmental implications, body and chassis computer control systems, and computer networking.
Automotive Hybrid Fundamentals
AUT-220
An introduction to automotive hybrid, electric, and fuel cell systems; the benefits of these alternative technologies are explored and the proper safety practices suggested by vehicle manufacturers are identified.
Automotive Air Conditioning Systems
AUT-252
Theory and principles of operation of automotive air conditioning systems, diagnostic procedures, environmental implications, and proper handling of refrigerants.
Automotive Internship
AUT-260
Practical experience in the operation and repair of the various components of the automotive industry by working with technicians at a work site; completion of 320 hours of designated work per semester required.
Special Projects
AUT-261
Structured environment allowing the student the opportunity to define learned skill sets from previous automotive courses. Tailored around the interests and needs of the individual with guidance from professional staff.
Study Skills
AWC-101
This course is designed to assist students in developing and enhancing common study skills and qualities needed for college success, including: time management, note-taking, test-taking strategies, critical thinking, reading, memory techniques, learning styles, utilizing college resources, discipline, motivation. Students will reflect on their own behaviors, expectations, and attitudes to build effective academic strategies. The course will target students having academic difficulties, including those on probation.
Career Exploration
AWC-104
Comprehensive examination of the career exploration process designed to assist students in making informed career decisions. Topics include career development theories; the role of self-knowledge in career planning; use of the Internet in career research, college majors and related occupations; and the study of the employment trends and their implications.
Job Search Strategies
AWC-202
Course will review the job search process including: job hunting skills, the role of networking, preparing cover letters, resumes, job applications, development of interviewing skills, and building employment references.
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.

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