2017-2018

Title Description
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.
Construction Surveying
CET-102
Surveying principles in civil engineering.
Plane Surveying
CET-123
Fundamentals of plane surveying.
Public Land Surveying Systems
CET-250
Introduction to the United States Public Land Surveying System (USPLSS).
Fundamental Chemistry/GE
CHM-130
Fundamental laws and principles of inorganic chemistry for students with little or no background in chemistry. Properties of matter are developed from the structure of atoms and molecules. Experiments demonstrate techniques and connect observation with theories.
General Chemistry I/GE
CHM-151
A detailed study of inorganic chemistry is presented with emphasis on atomic and molecular structure, chemical reactions and bonding, equilibrium, and the laws and principles of chemistry in terms of modern theory.
General Chemistry II/GE
CHM-152
Continuation of CHM 151. The descriptive and quantitative chemistry of the elements and compounds with regards to kinetics, atomic and molecular structure and bonding, trends of the periodic table, thermochemistry, thermodynamics, and electrochemistry.
Organic Chemistry I
CHM-235
Properties and reactions of saturated and unsaturated organic compounds, including aromatic derivatives. Emphasis is placed on organic chemical nomenclature, reaction chemistry (including predicting products formed) and mechanisms, stereochemistry, structure determination from spectroscopic data, and physical and chemical properties related to molecular structure and bonding.
Organic Chemistry II
CHM-236
Continuation of CHM 235. Advanced study of carboxylic acid derivatives, carbonyl compounds, substituted benzene, amines, carbohydrates, nucleophilic addition reactions, electrophilic and nucleophilic aromatic substitution reactions, oxidation and reduction chemistry, condensation reactions, stereochemistry, and continuation of infrared and 1H and 13C NMR spectroscopy, in addition to mass spectroscopy (MS). Laboratory includes qualitative analysis.
Introduction to Community Health Advocacy
CHW-101
Orientation to the role and responsibility in community health, historical perspectives, and required skills.
Healthy Living
CHW-106
Elements that influence physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual wellness; explores the impact of the wellness model on health care for self and others; effects of energy dynamics on bodywork.
Community Health Worker Fundamentals 1
CHW-110
Basic skills for community health worker that include community health concepts and a comprehensive understanding of advocacy program goals.
Preparation for Field Experience
CHW-120
Skills necessary for participating in the field service work of the community health worker.
Community Health Worker Fundamentals 2
CHW-210
A continuation of necessary skills for community health workers that include community health concepts and a comprehensive understanding of advocacy program goals.
Field Experience
CHW-220
Field experience with assigned mentor to practice advocacy skills.
Health Services
CHW-230
Students choose specific topics of interest and develop materials for presentation of healthcare and wellness information sessions.
Keyboarding: Introduction
CIM-141
This course introduces techniques of computer keyboarding with emphasis on touch control, rhythm, and accuracy. Using a word processing program, the course also introduces the formats of memorandums, letters, tables, one-and two- page reports, and simple resumes. Exemption by comprehensive examination.
Keyboarding: Intermediate
CIM-142
This course continues the development of speed and accuracy for production of letters, tables, reports, clipart, and communication skills using a word processing program. Exemption by comprehensive examination.
Word Processing
CIM-145
Course will provide the student with a working knowledge of business formats and the use of word processing software. It covers elementary through advanced features of word processors, using the Microsoft software.
Basic Computers
CIS-070
This course is an introduction to the very basics of how to use a computer. It is designed for that individual who has never touched a computer before and could possibly be defined as "Computer Phobic." The ultimate aim of this class is to erase those computer fears and to provide the confidence required to continue on to other higher -level computer courses.
Basic Word Processing
CIS-072
This course is a basic introduction to the use of a word processing software package. It is specifically designed for those individuals who have successfully completed the CIS 70 "Basic Computers" course or have those basic skills and now wish to expand his/her knowledge about computers without enrolling in a traditional academic college class.
Basic Internet
CIS-078
This course is a basic introduction to the use of the Internet. It is specifically designed for those individuals who have completed the CIS 70 "Basic Computers" course or has that knowledge level and wishes to expand his/her personal knowledge about computers without taking a traditional college class.
MS-Windows (IBM Compatible)
CIS-092
Students will learn basic skills in the Windows environment. Activities include: starting Windows, using a mouse and keyboard, opening and exiting menus, switching applications, sizing a window, arranging open windows, accessing files and directories in File Manager, using Control Panel, working with the print queue, creating and manipulating documents with Write, practicing elements of Paintbrush,accessing accessory programs, and customizing Windows.
Using A Microcomputer
CIS-102
Introduction to computers utilizing multiple web based learning modalities, guided hands- on experience in processing data through document production software, communication software and Internet usage. Also includes introductory concepts of information security. computer security and descriptions of common terminology.
Introduction to Business Information/GE Systems
CIS-105
Provides perspective on information technology with an emphasis of applied technology in the business environment. Introduces business information systems and the use of applications software to process business data with a special focus on database and spreadsheets packages.
Intro to Comp Info Syst/GE
CIS-120
Includes description of computer hardware and software, computer terminology, the data processing cycle, and characteristics of programming languages, with emphasis on the use of applications software in processing business data.
Spreadsheet
CIS-121
This course is designed to assist the student in developing a working knowledge of spreadsheet application software packages. It will cover the elementary tasks of entering and exiting the spreadsheet software; creating;, modifying, saving, printing, and erasing spreadsheets; creating and using formulae and functions; copying, moving, specifying and erasing ranges; and formatting techniques. Intermediate functions will include manipulating larger spreadsheets and creating analytical graphs and databases. The advanced functions will require students to successfully utilize the software to solve business related problems using macros and macro menus.
Database
CIS-131
Students will develop the skills necessary to store and manipulate data using relational database software for business applications. The course focuses upon design, manipulation, and maintenance of databases including design, forms, reports, and queries.

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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.
Construction Surveying
CET-102
Surveying principles in civil engineering.
Plane Surveying
CET-123
Fundamentals of plane surveying.
Public Land Surveying Systems
CET-250
Introduction to the United States Public Land Surveying System (USPLSS).
Fundamental Chemistry/GE
CHM-130
Fundamental laws and principles of inorganic chemistry for students with little or no background in chemistry. Properties of matter are developed from the structure of atoms and molecules. Experiments demonstrate techniques and connect observation with theories.
General Chemistry I/GE
CHM-151
A detailed study of inorganic chemistry is presented with emphasis on atomic and molecular structure, chemical reactions and bonding, equilibrium, and the laws and principles of chemistry in terms of modern theory.
General Chemistry II/GE
CHM-152
Continuation of CHM 151. The descriptive and quantitative chemistry of the elements and compounds with regards to kinetics, atomic and molecular structure and bonding, trends of the periodic table, thermochemistry, thermodynamics, and electrochemistry.
Organic Chemistry I
CHM-235
Properties and reactions of saturated and unsaturated organic compounds, including aromatic derivatives. Emphasis is placed on organic chemical nomenclature, reaction chemistry (including predicting products formed) and mechanisms, stereochemistry, structure determination from spectroscopic data, and physical and chemical properties related to molecular structure and bonding.
Organic Chemistry II
CHM-236
Continuation of CHM 235. Advanced study of carboxylic acid derivatives, carbonyl compounds, substituted benzene, amines, carbohydrates, nucleophilic addition reactions, electrophilic and nucleophilic aromatic substitution reactions, oxidation and reduction chemistry, condensation reactions, stereochemistry, and continuation of infrared and 1H and 13C NMR spectroscopy, in addition to mass spectroscopy (MS). Laboratory includes qualitative analysis.
Introduction to Community Health Advocacy
CHW-101
Orientation to the role and responsibility in community health, historical perspectives, and required skills.
Healthy Living
CHW-106
Elements that influence physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual wellness; explores the impact of the wellness model on health care for self and others; effects of energy dynamics on bodywork.
Community Health Worker Fundamentals 1
CHW-110
Basic skills for community health worker that include community health concepts and a comprehensive understanding of advocacy program goals.
Preparation for Field Experience
CHW-120
Skills necessary for participating in the field service work of the community health worker.
Community Health Worker Fundamentals 2
CHW-210
A continuation of necessary skills for community health workers that include community health concepts and a comprehensive understanding of advocacy program goals.
Field Experience
CHW-220
Field experience with assigned mentor to practice advocacy skills.
Health Services
CHW-230
Students choose specific topics of interest and develop materials for presentation of healthcare and wellness information sessions.
Keyboarding: Introduction
CIM-141
This course introduces techniques of computer keyboarding with emphasis on touch control, rhythm, and accuracy. Using a word processing program, the course also introduces the formats of memorandums, letters, tables, one-and two- page reports, and simple resumes. Exemption by comprehensive examination.
Keyboarding: Intermediate
CIM-142
This course continues the development of speed and accuracy for production of letters, tables, reports, clipart, and communication skills using a word processing program. Exemption by comprehensive examination.
Word Processing
CIM-145
Course will provide the student with a working knowledge of business formats and the use of word processing software. It covers elementary through advanced features of word processors, using the Microsoft software.
Basic Computers
CIS-070
This course is an introduction to the very basics of how to use a computer. It is designed for that individual who has never touched a computer before and could possibly be defined as "Computer Phobic." The ultimate aim of this class is to erase those computer fears and to provide the confidence required to continue on to other higher -level computer courses.
Basic Word Processing
CIS-072
This course is a basic introduction to the use of a word processing software package. It is specifically designed for those individuals who have successfully completed the CIS 70 "Basic Computers" course or have those basic skills and now wish to expand his/her knowledge about computers without enrolling in a traditional academic college class.
Basic Internet
CIS-078
This course is a basic introduction to the use of the Internet. It is specifically designed for those individuals who have completed the CIS 70 "Basic Computers" course or has that knowledge level and wishes to expand his/her personal knowledge about computers without taking a traditional college class.
MS-Windows (IBM Compatible)
CIS-092
Students will learn basic skills in the Windows environment. Activities include: starting Windows, using a mouse and keyboard, opening and exiting menus, switching applications, sizing a window, arranging open windows, accessing files and directories in File Manager, using Control Panel, working with the print queue, creating and manipulating documents with Write, practicing elements of Paintbrush,accessing accessory programs, and customizing Windows.
Using A Microcomputer
CIS-102
Introduction to computers utilizing multiple web based learning modalities, guided hands- on experience in processing data through document production software, communication software and Internet usage. Also includes introductory concepts of information security. computer security and descriptions of common terminology.
Introduction to Business Information/GE Systems
CIS-105
Provides perspective on information technology with an emphasis of applied technology in the business environment. Introduces business information systems and the use of applications software to process business data with a special focus on database and spreadsheets packages.
Intro to Comp Info Syst/GE
CIS-120
Includes description of computer hardware and software, computer terminology, the data processing cycle, and characteristics of programming languages, with emphasis on the use of applications software in processing business data.
Spreadsheet
CIS-121
This course is designed to assist the student in developing a working knowledge of spreadsheet application software packages. It will cover the elementary tasks of entering and exiting the spreadsheet software; creating;, modifying, saving, printing, and erasing spreadsheets; creating and using formulae and functions; copying, moving, specifying and erasing ranges; and formatting techniques. Intermediate functions will include manipulating larger spreadsheets and creating analytical graphs and databases. The advanced functions will require students to successfully utilize the software to solve business related problems using macros and macro menus.
Database
CIS-131
Students will develop the skills necessary to store and manipulate data using relational database software for business applications. The course focuses upon design, manipulation, and maintenance of databases including design, forms, reports, and queries.

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