Online Courses – Fall 2019

There are a wide variety of online and hybrid courses available during the Fall semester – find the right course for you!

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Tuition and Fees

The cost per credit hour for MA residents is $211.00. Non-residents $417.00. Other Fees may apply. Visit www.capecod.edu/tuition for more information

Available Courses

Accounting
Course-Section Course Name Credits
ACC201-20
Online
Financial Accounting 3
ACC202-20
Online
Managerial Accounting 3
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ACC201-20 Financial Accounting
Instructor: Juanita M. Sweet
Type: Online

Principles of Financial Accounting is the study of the generation and interpretation of accounting information as a basis for financial statement analysis and management decision-making. Topics include: the accounting cycle, recording transactions, adjusting and closing accounts, preparing financial statements, inventory valuation, depreciation methods, acquisition and disposal of assets, receivables, liabilities, investments, and interpreting financial statements of proprietorships, partnerships and corporations. This is a transfer-level course in Financial Accounting intended for the transfer student.

Prerequisite: BUS100 or HRM140 and GIT110 and ACC100

ACC202-20 Managerial Accounting
Instructor: Juanita M. Sweet
Type: Online

Students learn managerial accounting concepts applied to a variety of businesses with emphasis on job order costing, process costing, cost allocation and cost-volume profit analysis. The budgeting process is examined using master budgets and planning, flexible budgets with standard costs and variances, capital budgets and managerial decisions.

Prerequisite: ACC201 or ACC111 and ACC112

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Art
Course-Section Course Name Credits
ART125-20
Online
History of Art: Stone Age to Gothic 3
ART134-02
Online
Art History: Renaissance to Modern 3
ART137-20
Online
History of Graphic Design 3
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ART125-20 History of Art: Stone Age to Gothic
Instructor: Jennifer Brooke Mullins Doherty
Type: Online

This course provides an interdisciplinary approach to the art of the western world from the magical creations of the Old Stone Age to the magnificent works of the Gothic era. Illustrated lectures deal with such topics as ideas guiding artistic creations, general stylistic trends, important methods, materials, and techniques used.

Prerequisite: ENL025 or satisfactory basic skills assessment score

Note: Satisfies a Humanities and Fine Arts general education requirement.

ART134-02 Art History: Renaissance to Modern
Instructor: Marie Canaves
Type: Online

Students explore the art of the western world from the Renaissance to the Modern eras. Illustrated lectures cover general aesthetic trends, the life and work of key artists, ideas guiding their creations, the vocabulary of art, as well as important methods, materials, and techniques the artists have employed. Significant artistic creations ranging in character from the personal, to the political, and religious are examined. Students are required to make an independent visit to a museum.

Prerequisite: ENL025 or satisfactory basic skills assessment score

Note: Satisfies the Humanities & Fine Arts General Education requirement.

ART137-20 History of Graphic Design
Instructor: Scott Anderson
Type: Online

This course critically investigates and explores graphic design and visual communication history, materials, techniques and styles, major movements and significant artists and designers. This course requires students to participate in lecture and presentation, and prepare writing and studio projects. Students build a conceptual and visual understanding of vocabulary, applying critical thinking and visual skills in an evaluation of the historical context and the importance of historical reference in graphic design work.

Prerequisite: ENL025 or satisfactory basic skills assessment score

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Astronomy
Course-Section Course Name Credits
AST101-20/21
Online
Fundamentals of Astronomy 4
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AST101-20/21 Fundamentals of Astronomy
Instructor: Eric Arsznov
Type: Online

A one-semester science course, with laboratory, that provides an introduction to the principles and theories of contemporary astronomy within and beyond the solar system. The course traces the pathways of observation, conjecture, thought, investigation and discovery to demonstrate how scientific inquiry has enabled the human mind to attain an unprecedented insight to the nature of the universe. (3 class hours/2 laboratory hours)

Prerequisite: MAT030 or MAT035, ENL108 or ESL201 or satisfactory basic skills assessment scores

Note: Satisfies a Natural or Physical Science general education requirement.

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Biology
Course-Section Course Name Credits
BIO105-20
Hybrid
Survey: Human Anatomy & Physiology 4
BIO204-20
Online
Introduction to Public Health 3
BIO251-20
Hybrid
Human Anatomy & Physiology I 4
BIO252-20
Hybrid
Human Anatomy & Physiology II 4
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BIO105-20 Survey: Human Anatomy & Physiology
Instructor: Amy Clark
Class: Online
Lab: Tuesday, 4:30–6:20pm, Science G-7

This is an introductory course of human anatomy and physiology. The course starts with anatomical terms and basic cellular biology and then emphasizes the structure and function of several organ systems. The laboratory portion of the course involves the examination of slides, bones, models, and the dissection of a rat. (This course does not meet the Nursing and Dental Hygiene program requirements for Anatomy and Physiology.) (3 class hours/2 laboratory hours)

Prerequisite: (MAT020 or MAT025), ENL108 or ESL201 or satisfactory basic skills assessment scores

Note: Satisfies a Natural or Physical Science general education requirement.

BIO204-20 Introduction to Public Health
Instructor: Hemant Chikarmane
Type: Online

This course provides an introduction to the public health. Its biomedical basis, including infectious and non-infectious diseases, environmental pollutants, and related factors are discussed. Other topics covered include social, behavioral, and environmental factors that affect public health, Federal, state and international health agencies. Epidemiological principles, surveillance and regulation are addressed with analysis of case studies. Emerging diseases, biotechnology, and new investigative tools are also introduced.

Prerequisite: (MAT030 or MAT035) or satisfactory basic skills assessment score, ENL101, and a 4-credit science course with lab component

Note: Satisfies a Natural or Physical Science general education requirement.

BIO251-20 Human Anatomy & Physiology I
Instructor: Mardi Byerly
Class: Online
Lab: Tuesday, 6:30–9:30pm, Science G-7

A comprehensive systematic study of the human body emphasizing the structure and function of the systems. Topics covered include: a review of biochemistry and cellular structure and function, tissue types, the integumentary, skeletal muscular, and nervous systems with correlated hands-on laboratory work. (3 class hours/2 laboratory hours).

Prerequisites: Grade of C or higher in BIO109 or BIO151

Note: Satisfies a Natural or Physical Science general education requirement.

BIO252-20 Human Anatomy & Physiology II
Instructor: Mardi Byerly
Class: Online
Lab: Saturday, 9:00–10:50am, Science G-7

A comprehensive systematic study of the human body emphasizing the structure and function of the systems. Topics covered include: a review of biochemistry and cellular structure and function, tissue types, the integumentary, skeletal muscular, and nervous systems with correlated hands-on laboratory work. (3 class hours/2 laboratory hours).

Prerequisites: Grade of C or higher in BIO251

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Business/Marketing
Course-Section Course Name Credits
BUS100-20
Online
Introduction to Business 3
BUS103-20
Online
Supervision 3
BUS107Q-20
Online · Q-Term II
Human Resource Management 3
BUS112-20
Online
Organizational Behavior 3
BUS120-20
Online
Business Law 3
BUS201-20
Online
Business Finance 3
BUS214-20
Online
Management 3
BUS214-21
Online · Q-Term I
Management 3
ENT108-20
Online
Introduction to Entrepreneurship 3
MKT100-20
Online
Marketing 3
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BUS100-20 Introduction to Business
Instructor: Gail W McCormick Knell
Type: Online

Students examine the purpose, role and responsibility of business in American society and gain a broad overview of the functions, institutions, principles and practices of business and other organizations. This course provides a basic foundation for those students who will specialize in business and an opportunity for non-business majors to learn about the business world as a major social institution.

Prerequisite: None

BUS103-20 Supervision
Instructor: Gail W McCormick Knell
Type: Online

This course provides an opportunity to learn effective supervisory practices. Although various concepts and theories are covered to provide a conceptual framework for management and supervision, the emphasis will be on the practical experiences of supervisors.

Prerequisite: None

BUS107-20 Human Resource Management
Instructor: Michael Bejtlich
Type: Online
Note: Section is offered during Quick Term II

Students learn about the principles and practices of human resource management including staffing, developing, motivating, leading and controlling the human resources of a business, government or non-profit agency.

Prerequisite: None

BUS112-20 Organizational Behavior
Instructor: Andrea Lyons
Type: Online

Students acquire the skills required to successfully evaluate their behavior in organizational settings. Students analyze how each person within an organization effects an organization and how an organization effects each person. Group/team dynamics are explored in order to see their effect on group and individual performance. Issues that impact the success of an organization are studied. Tools appropriate for accomplishing dynamic change, breaking communication barriers, resolving conflicts, improving leadership skills, and inspiring motivation and collaboration are explored.

Prerequisite: ENL108 or satisfactory basic skills assessment score

BUS120-20 Business Law
Instructor: Nancy Dempsey
Type: Online

This course is a comprehensive guide to the basic principles and practices of Business Law including an introduction to law and its application in the business world. The course covers business ethics; the judicial process and court systems; the constitutional grounds for business regulation; torts, personal, real, and intellectual property; contracts, sales, agency, employment law, business organizations including partnerships and corporations; and government regulation of business.

Prerequisite: None

BUS201-20 Business Finance
Instructor: Juanita M Sweet
Type: Online

This course provides an overview of the principles and practices of financial management. Includes the study of the procurement and effective use of funds in a business, budget preparation, alternative sources of funds, and control of working capital.

Prerequisite: ACC202 or ACC105

BUS214-20/21 Management
Instructor: Michael Bejtlich
Type: Online
Note: Section 21 is offered during Quick Term I

Provides an introduction to principles and techniques of management as they relate to business, government, and non-profit organizations. Includes the study of the functions of management: coordinating, problem-solving, decision-making, communicating, planning, organizing, staffing, directing, and controlling.

Prerequisite: ENL101 and BUS100

ENT108-20 Introduction to Entrepreneurship
Instructor: Michael Bejtlich
Type: Online

This course provides an overview of the entrepreneurial process of creating businesses, non-profits and other new ventures. Students learn about the roles and attributes of successful entrepreneurs while undergoing a rigorous self-assessment process. Students interview a local entrepreneur, participate in case studies related to new ventures and have the opportunity to learn directly from a variety of speakers invited to class to share their start-up experiences, including ethical dilemmas and other obstacles they will face as entrepreneurs.

Prerequisite: None

MKT100-20 Marketing
Instructor: Florence Lucci
Type: Online

This course focuses on the basic principles, problems, and practices in marketing. Students learn marketing strategies, design of marketing mixes, and market planning in a changing environment.

Prerequisite: ENL108 or ESL201 or satisfactory basic skills assessment

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The College Experience
Course-Section Course Name Credits
COL101-04
Hybrid
The College Experience: Finding Your Focus 3
COL101-05
Hybrid
The College Experience: Success In STEM 3
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COL101 The College Experience
Section: 04
Theme: Finding Your Focus
Instructor: Lisa Boragine
Schedule: Online and Tuesday, 12:30–1:45pm, MM Wilkens 106

Section: 05
Theme: Success In STEM
Instructor: Colleen Coughlin
Schedule: Online and Thursday, 12:30–1:45pm, MM Wilkens 106

This theme-based seminar is designed to help students develop the skills and confidence necessary to succeed in college, the world of work, and life. In this course, students will examine theories and practices associated with academic success. Areas of study include education and career planning, study skills, effective communication, critical and creative thinking, information literacy, personal management, development of community and awareness of diversity, technology, and leadership. Modeled on the "workshop format" in which students learn by doing, students will be actively engaged in group activities and team projects.

Prerequisite: ENL025 or satisfactory basic skills assessment score

Note: Satisfies a General Education elective.

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Communication
Course-Section Course Name Credits
COM103-20
Online
Human Communication 3
COM103-21
Online · Q-Term I
Human Communication 3
COM103-22
Online · Q-Term II
Human Communication 3
COM105-20
Online
Survey of Mass Communication 3
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COM103 Human Communication
Section: 20
Instructor: Lisa Boragine
Type: Online

Section: 21
Note: Section offered during Quick Term I

Section: 22
Instructor: Nina Hofman
Note: Section offered during Quick Term II

This course fosters and improves competence in intrapersonal, interpersonal, group and public communication situations. Students demonstrate skills necessary to communicate effectively through exercises and presentations that reflect practical, real-world situations. The purpose of the course is to improve the student's skill in communication by providing relevant knowledge and opportunity to apply that knowledge.

Prerequisite: ENL025 or ESL102 or satisfactory basic skills assessment score

Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Note: Satisfies a Humanities and Fine Arts general education requirement.

COM105-20 Survey of Mass Communication
Instructor: Lisa Zinsius
Type: Online

This course explores the history, social impact, forms, and techniques of such media as newspapers, film, books, radio, television, and other expressions of mass culture. The aims of the course are to enable the student to better understand the new media-oriented environment in which we find ourselves and to explore various options available as a consumer of public information.

Prerequisite: ENL025 or satisfactory basic skills assessment score

Offered: Fall, Spring

Note: Satisfies a Humanities and Fine Arts general education requirement.

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Criminal Justice
Course-Section Course Name Credits
CRJ100-02
Online
Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
CRJ105-20
Online
Criminology, Theory and Practice 3
CRJ116-20
Online
Introduction To Corrections 3
CRJ125Q-20
Online · Q-Term II
Contemporary Policing 3
CRJ130-20
Online
Criminal Evidence 3
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CRJ100-02 Introduction to Criminal Justice
Instructor: Darren Stocker
Type: Online

This course is a study of the nature and history of criminal justice. Students are provided an overview of the three entities of criminal justice system: law enforcement, corrections, and the judicial system. Students examine and evaluate how each entity works separately as well as with each other. Measuring crime and analyzing the ethics of crime control allow students to determine the effectiveness of laws and policies in contemporary society.

Prerequisite: None

CRJ105-20 Criminology, Theory and Practice
Instructor: Darren Stocker
Type: Online

This course provides a general overview of the major theories of crime and criminal behavior, as well as the scope and nature of the criminal justice system and the problem of crime.

Prerequisite: None

Note: Satisfies a Behavioral and Social Sciences general education requirement.

CRJ116-20 Introduction To Corrections
Instructor: John R Szucs
Type: Online

This course is a general overview of corrections in the United States today, concentrating on the history, organization and administration of corrections, as well as sentencing, corrections law, career issues, tactical operations and the future of corrections.

Prerequisite: None

CRJ125Q-20 Contemporary Policing
Instructor: Zara Kilmurray
Type: Online
Note: This section is offered during Quick Term II

This course is a general overview of policing in the United States today, concentrating in history, organization – public and private – as well as personal issues, police operations, and critical and emerging issues.

Prerequisite: None

CRJ130-20 Criminal Evidence
Instructor: Nancy Dempsey
Type: Online

This course is designed to introduce the basic concepts of criminal evidence as applied in the criminal justice environment. It includes a description of the trial process and types of evidence. The course presents principles relating to the United States Constitution and those principles relating to the law enforcement professional as a witness.

Prerequisite: None

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Computer Science
Course-Section Course Name Credits
CSC105-20
Online
Computer Programming: Python 3
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CSC105-20 Computer Programming: Python
Instructor: Mary Moynihan
Type: Online

In this introduction to the field of computer science, students use projects and teamwork to design, implement, and test programs in Python. Programming style, expression, and documentation are emphasized. Object-oriented programming methodology, graphical user interfaces, debugging techniques, string processing, and basic searching and sorting algorithms are covered. Python provides an introduction to programming for students in any academic discipline.

Prerequisite: None

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Early Childhood Education
Course-Section Course Name Credits
ECE105-01
Hybrid
Introduction to Young Children with Special Needs (Birth–8 years) 3
ECE201-01
Hybrid
Preschool Curriculum Planning 3
ECE206-01
Hybrid
Field Experience in Early Childhood Education 1
ECE221-63
Hybrid
Classroom Management: Skills and Strategies for Early Childhood Teachers 3
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ECE105-01 Introduction to Young Children with Special Needs (Birth–8 years)
Instructor: Debra Grace Murphy
Schedule: Online and Wednesday, 3:30–4:45pm, North 118

This course will focus on children with special needs in early childhood settings. Based on a developmental perspective, course content includes the various areas of exceptionality in terms of causes, characteristics and general intervention, strategies for adapting the learning environment, modifying instruction and making curriculum accessible to all children through inclusion of those with special needs. Attention will be given to State and Federal Legislation, the referral process, community resources, and effective ways to work with families. (6 hours observation/field work)

Prerequisite: ECE100 or PSY201

ECE201-01 Preschool Curriculum Planning
Instructor: Debra Grace Murphy
Schedule: Online and Wednesday, 5:00–7:50pm, North 118

This course explores the curriculum planning for inclusive preschool settings, children ages 2.9–5 years. Participants develop a framework for planning, implementation, organization, and evaluation of activities in content areas such as art, math, science, music, language arts, and free play. The course emphasizes high-quality, developmentally appropriate practice, aligned with state and national standards and guidelines. (10 hours observation/field work)

Prerequisite: ECE100 or PSY201

ECE206-01 Field Experience in Early Childhood Education
Instructor: Debra Grace Murphy
Schedule: Online and Monday, 3:30–4:45pm, North 118

This course gives students the opportunity to complete supervised field hours in a licensed and approved early childhood education setting. The course emphasizes high-quality developmentally appropriate practice, aligned with state and national standards and guidelines, including the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Professional Development Standards. Students must submit a CORI application prior to beginning the lab hours. (20 hours observation/field work, 5 class hours)

Prerequisite: ECE100 and ECE200 or ECE201

Note: May be repeated for a maximum of 3 credits.

ECE221-63 Classroom Management: Skills and Strategies for Early Childhood Teachers
Instructor: Mary E Cronin
Schedule: Online and Tuesday, 6:30–9:30pm, North 118

This course explores classroom management strategies for inclusive toddler, preschool, and after-school settings; including creating a pro-social environment, resilience and risk factors, and using a positive, respectful approach to guiding children based on knowledge of child development. (6 hours observation/field work)

Prerequisite: PSY201 or ECE110

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Earth Science
Course-Section Course Name Credits
ESC101-20
Online
Introduction to Earth Science 4
ESC101Q-22
Online · Q-Term II
Introduction to Earth Science 4
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ESC101-20/22 Introduction to Earth Science
Instructor: Catherine Etter
Class: Online
Lab: Online
Note: Section 22 offered during Quick Term II.

This is a one-semester, liberal arts and sciences course with a laboratory, designed to introduce the concept that planet Earth represents a dynamic, integrated system. The nature and characteristics of the atmosphere, lithosphere, hydrosphere, and biosphere are considered. (3 class hours/2 laboratory hours)

Prerequisite: MAT030 or MAT035 and ENL108 or satisfactory basic skills assessment scores

Note: Satisfies a Natural or Physical Science general education requirement.

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Economics
Course-Section Course Name Credits
ECO117-20
Online
Principles of Macroeconomics 3
ECO117Q-21
Online · Q-Term II
Principles of Macroeconomics 3
ECO118Q-20
Online · Q-Term I
Principles of Microeconomics 3
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ECO117-20/21 Principles of Macroeconomics
Instructor: Virender Gautam
Type: Online
Note: Section 21 is offered during Quick Term II

This course is an introduction to the principles of macroeconomics including current economic problems, national income, employment, prices, monetary and fiscal policy to stabilize the economy. Emphasis is given to economic growth and the international economy.

Prerequisite: None

Note: Satisfies a Behavioral and Social Sciences general education requirement.

ECO118-20 Principles of Microeconomics
Instructor: Virender Gautam
Type: Online
Note: This section is offered during Quick Term I

This course covers principles of microeconomics including functioning of competitive and non-competitive markets, price and wage theory, labor and agricultural economics, income distribution, and comparative economic systems.

Prerequisite: None

Note: Satisfies a Behavioral and Social Sciences general education requirement.

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English
Course-Section Course Name Credits
ENL101Q-02
Hybrid · Q-Term II
English Composition I 3
ENL101-20/21
Online
English Composition I 3
ENL102-20/21
Online
English Composition II 3
ENL108Q-03
Hybrid · Q-Term I
Critical Reading and Thinking 3
ENL108-20
Online
Critical Reading and Thinking 3
ENL120-20
Online
Introduction to Children's Literature 3
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ENL101 English Composition I
Section: 02
Instructor: Michael Fournier
Schedule: Online and Tuesday & Thurday, 8:00–9:15am, Lorusso 101
Note: Section 02 is offered during Quick Term II.

Section: 20
Instructor: William Berry
Type: Online

Section: 21
Instructor: Mary E Crawley
Type: Online

ENL101 is an introductory college composition course required of all AA and AS-degree students and prerequisite to all other college-level English courses. It is designed to help students develop and express ideas clearly and effectively using standard American English through frequent writing and the study of rhetorical patterns of development. Students learn to write essays using a recognized scholarly documentation style.

Prerequisite: Appropriate scores in Reading Comprehension and in Sentence Skills on Computerized Placement Test or grade of C or better in ENL020 and ENL050 or ESL201. Co-requisite: ENL108

Note: Satisfies English Composition/Writing general education requirement.

ENL102-20/21 English Composition I
Instructor: William Berry
Type: Online

A continuation of English Composition I, English Composition II focuses on close reading, critical thinking, independent research, and synthesis of texts so that, across the curriculum, students can develop, defend, and effectively express ideas in academic discourse.

Prerequisite: ENL101

Note: Satisfies either an English Composition/Writing or Humanities and Fine Arts general education requirement.

ENL108 Critical Reading and Thinking
Section: 03
Instructor: Rachael Bancroft
Schedule: Online and Monday & Wednesday, 9:30–10:45am, MM Wilkens 115
Note: Section 03 is offered during Quick Term I.

Section: 20
Instructor: Rachael Bancroft
Type: Online

This course guides students enhance their comprehension of written, spoken, and visual information by improving their critical thinking abilities. Through practicing habits of mind to strengthen analytical and reasoning skills, students learn to form well-supported arguments, draw thoughtful conclusions, make responsible decisions, and transfer acquired skills to their academic, professional, and personal life.

Prerequisite: ENL025 or satisfactory basic skills assessment score

Note: Satisfies a Humanities & Fine Arts general education requirement.

ENL120-20 Introduction to Children's Literature
Instructor: John French
Type: Online

Students survey works drawn from the rich variety of children's literature. They analyze selections from major genres, discuss historical and contemporary issues, and develop practical ways of involving children in literature.

Prerequisite: ENL101

Note: Satisfies a Humanities and Fine Arts general education requirement.

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Engineering
Course-Section Course Name Credits
ENR110-20
Online
Engineering and Scientific Computing 3
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ENR110-20 Engineering and Scientific Computing
Instructor: Fredrick Bsharah
Type: Online

This course introduces students to the elements and practices of computer programming through the MATLAB computation and visualization environment. Assuming no prior background in computer programming, this course will enable one to write programs that solve problems involving the manipulation of numbers. Procedural and object-oriented programming techniques will be taught. Students will be required to complete numerous in-class examples and homework assignments. During the semester, other technical high-level programming languages (e.g., Python) will be introduced through lecture discussion.

Prerequisite: MAT035 or MAT041 and ENL108 or ESL201 or satisfactory basic skills assessment score. Students need to have a basic knowledge of the Windows operating system and file management.

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Environmental Science
Course-Section Course Name Credits
ENV115-20
Online
Environmental Chemistry 3
ENV118-20
Online
Introduction to Environmental Science 4
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ENV115-20 Environmental Chemistry
Instructor: Catherine Etter
Type: Online

Discussion and study of the relationship between chemistry and contemporary environmental topics, including energy and the environment, air, soil, oil, solid and water pollution, and agricultural chemistry.

Prerequisite: CHM106

ENV118-20 Introduction to Environmental Science
Instructor: Catherine Etter
Class: Online
Lab: Online

A study of environmental interactions and the impact of humans on the environment. The use of natural resources, including land, air, water, mineral and biological resources, is examined. Local and global examples are presented to enable students to better understand and evaluate contemporary environmental problems and the application of science to their solution. The corresponding laboratory component provides students with the practical experience of measuring, recording and interpreting environmental data. Interdisciplinary knowledge is used to understand environmental problems. (3 class hours/2 laboratory hours)

Prerequisite: MAT020 or MAT025 or satisfactory basic skills assessment scores; Co-requisite: ENL101

Note: Satisfies a Natural or Physical Science general education requirement.

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Geography
Course-Section Course Name Credits
GEO104-20
Online
Geography: Culture And Environment 3
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GEO104-20 Geography: Culture And Environment
Instructor: Frank Spaulding
Type: Online

This course examines the differences and spatial interactions of various cultures, technologies, and regions. The economic and social possibilities of local, extra-local, and regional environments are viewed from the perspective of their resident human populations. The concept of a world region is introduced and used as framework by which to understand the contemporary issues associated with cultural geography. The basic concepts of cultural geography are introduced and the analytical tools of cultural geography are reviewed. The successful student is conversant with the basic tools and concepts of cultural geography, the analytical perspectives of the discipline, as well as the broad cultural patterns of the cultural regions of the world.

Prerequisite: ENL108 or ESL201 or satisfactory basic skills assessment scores

Note: Satisfies a Behavioral & Social Sciences general education requirement.

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Government
Course-Section Course Name Credits
GOV111-20
Online
American Government 3
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GOV111-20 American Government
Instructor: Steven Moynihan
Type: Online

This course provides an introductory examination of the federal government. Emphasis is placed upon the political system in both principle and practice, the structure of our government, and public safety.

Prerequisite: None

Note: Satisfies a Behavioral and Social Sciences general education requirement.

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Health Sciences
Course-Section Course Name Credits
BIT103-20
Online
Medical Terminology 3
HEA201-20
Online
Nutrition 3
MAC101-63
Hybrid
Fundamentals of Medical Assisting 3
NUR100Q-20
Online · Q-Term I
Pharmacology Calculations 1
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BIT103-20 Medical Terminology
Instructor: Joy Haagsma
Type: Online

Medical terminology is the study of the principles of medical word building to help the student develop the extensive medical vocabulary used in health care occupations. Students receive a thorough grounding in basic medical terminology through a study of root words, prefixes and suffixes. The study focuses on correct pronunciation, spelling and use of medical terms. Anatomy, physiology, and pathology of disease are discussed yet no previous knowledge of these topics is necessary.

Prerequisite: ENL108 or ESL201 or satisfactory basic assessment skills

Note: Satisfies a General Education elective.

HEA201-20 Nutrition
Instructor: Gwen Dyson
Type: Online

Principles of nutrition are discussed in detail and related to many different settings. Topics of discussion include: My Pyramid; nutritional labeling; the (6) nutrients and how each is ingested, digested, metabolized, and transported throughout the human body; nutritional counseling of many different types of patients, such as the cancer patient, geriatric patient, infant, child, and adolescent patient; and food safety. An introductory course for individuals interested in pursuing a Dietetics major.

Prerequisite: CHM109 and BIO107

MAC101-63 Fundamentals of Medical Assisting
Instructor: Gwen Dyson
Schedule: Online, and Friday 5:00–9:00pm, and Saturday 9:00am–1:00pm, North G-7

This introductory course for the Medical Assisting certificate is designed to bring together a learning community of students to explore the role of the professional medical assistant, the health care team, the history of the profession, and credentialing requirements. They will learn to obtain patient histories, vital signs, principles of infection control, etc. Prior to admission to this course the student must attend an information session and an advising session.

Prerequisite: BIT103 & BIO105

NUR100Q-20 Pharmacology Calculations
Instructor: Marianne Targino-VanBeber
Type: Online
Note: Section 20 is offered during Quick Term I.

This course examines the methods of dosage calculation required for safe administration of medications to children and adults. Interpretation of medical orders and systems of measurements are included. Introduces dimensional analysis to convert and calculate dosages of oral, parenteral, and intravenous medications.

Prerequisite: MAT030 or MAT035 or satisfactory basic skills assessment score

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History
Course-Section Course Name Credits
HIS103Q-20
Online · Q-Term I
U.S. History to 1865 3
HIS104Q-20
Online · Q-Term II
U.S. History Since 1865 3
HIS119Q-20
Online · Q-Term I
World History to 1500 CE 3
HIS120Q-20
Online · Q-Term II
World History from 1500 CE 3
HIS255Q-20
Online · Q-Term I
History of Vietnam 3
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HIS103Q-20 U.S. History to 1865
Instructor: Carol Bowers
Type: Online
Note: This section is being offered during Quick Term I.

This introductory survey of United States history from the European invasion of North America through the mid-19th Century period of the Civil War and Reconstruction addresses major social, cultural, political, and economic developments with emphasis on their relation to contemporary United States institutions and trends.

Prerequisite: ENL108 or ESL201 or satisfactory basic skills assessment score

Note: Satisfies a Behavioral and Social Sciences general education requirement.

HIS104Q-20 U.S. History Since 1865
Instructor: Carol Bowers
Type: Online
Note: This section is being offered during Quick Term II.

This introductory survey of United States history from Reconstruction to the present addresses major social, cultural, political, and economic developments with emphasis on their relation to contemporary United States institutions and trends.

Prerequisite: ENL108 or ESL201 or satisfactory basic skills assessment score

Note: Satisfies a Behavioral and Social Sciences general education requirement.

HIS119Q-20 World History to 1500 CE
Instructor: Kate M Martin
Type: Online
Note: This section is being offered during Quick Term I.

This survey course explores the economic, political, cultural, and social developments in world history from the rise of civilization to 1500 Current Era (CE) in Asia, Africa, Europe, Oceania the Middle East and the Americas. The course highlights issues in geography, trade, religious and cultural movements, and social and political change that influenced the historical evolution of various world societies and their interrelationships within a global context.

Prerequisite: ENL108 or ESL201 or satisfactory basic skills assessment score

Note: Satisfies a Behavioral and Social Sciences general education requirement.

HIS120Q-20 World History from 1500 CE
Instructor: Kate M Martin
Type: Online
Note: This section is being offered during Quick Term II.

This survey course explores the economic, political, cultural, and social developments in world history from 1500 Current Era (CE) to the present in Asia, Africa, Europe, Oceania the Middle East and the Americas. The course highlights issues in geography, trade, religious and cultural movements, and social and political change that influenced the historical evolution of various world societies and their interrelationships within a global context.

Prerequisite: ENL108 or ESL201 or satisfactory basic skills assessment score

Note: Satisfies a Behavioral and Social Sciences general education requirement.

HIS255Q-20 History of Vietnam
Instructor: Ralph Negron
Type: Online
Note: This section is being offered during Quick Term I.

The course is a historical study of Vietnam with a specific focus on the U.S. involvement there during the Vietnam War. Students will study Vietnam’s history and culture going back to ancient times and develop an understanding of the significant impact that both had in the U.S. involvement there.

Prerequisites: ENL101 and a 100-level history course

Note: Satisfies a Behavioral and Social Sciences general education requirement.

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Homeland Security
Course-Section Course Name Credits
HSC103Q-20
Online
Management of Incidents 3
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HSC103Q-20 Management of Incidents
Instructor: Deborah A Lochiatto
Type: Online

This course is a basic incident management course that could apply aspects of local and state governments, but concentrates on the law enforcement aspect. The course examines overall management techniques, coordination of rescue efforts, National Incident Management System (NIMS) and the Unified Command System.

Prerequisite: HSC101

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Information Technology
Course-Section Course Name Credits
GIT110-20
Online
Computer Applications 3
GIT110Q-21
Online · Q-Term II
Computer Applications 3
GIT1125-20
Online
Microsoft Excel for Business Applications 3
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GIT110 Computer Applications
Section: 20
Instructor: Elaine M Moore
Type: Online

Section: 21
Instructor: Debora R Morgan
Note: Section 21 is being offered during Quick Term II.

This course focuses on the use of the personal computer in various business settings. A lab/lecture environment is used to enable students to learn the Windows operating system and Microsoft Office for word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and presentation graphics. Students are introduced to the software and then progress through various challenging assignments, including integrating applications. Basic concepts in Internet usage and email are an integral part of the course.

Prerequisite: GIT101 or GIT102 or 30wpm Co-requisite: ENL108 or ESL201 or satisfactory basic skills assessment score

Note: Satisfies a General Education elective.

GIT125-20 Microsoft Excel for Business Applications
Instructor: Richard Mikolajczak
Type: Online

Students gain an advanced understanding of the Microsoft Excel environment by completing a variety of exercises designed to develop mastery of the principle features of Excel used in business. Students create, manage, and distribute professional workbooks for a variety of specialized purposes and situations as well as customize the Excel environment to meet project needs and to enhance productivity. This course covers the material for the Microsoft Office User Specialist Excel Expert exam.

Prerequisite: GIT110 and ACC111 or ACC201

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Mathematics
Course-Section Course Name Credits
MAT035-20
Online
Algebra for Non-STEM 3
MAT130-20
Online
Quantitative Reasoning 3
MAT150-20
Online
Elementary Statistics 3
MAT175-20
Online
College Algebra 4
MAT195-20
Online
Precalculus with Trigonometry 4
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MAT035-20 Algebra for Non-STEM
Credits: 3 (non-degree)
Instructor: Mary Sullivan
Type: Online

An algebra course designed to prepare students for college-level non-STEM math courses, address the quantitative needs of other disciplines, and develop quantitative reasoning skills for citizenship and workplace. Concepts are introduced through meaningful applications and in-class activities. Topics include proportional reasoning, scientific notation, creating and interpreting tables and graphs, solving linear and quadratic equations algebraically, solving systems of linear equations, linear and non-linear functions, and creating mathematical models of real-world problems using technology. (5 contact hours)

Prerequisite: MAT025 or satisfactory basic skills assessment score

MAT130-20 Quantitative Reasoning
Instructor: Mary Sullivan
Type: Online

This course explores connections between mathematics and various aspects of modern life. Topics in this course include logic, unit analysis, percentages, personal finance, statistics, probability, linear and exponential growth, mathematical modeling, and geometry.

Prerequisite: MAT035 or MAT045 or satisfactory basic skills assessment score

Note: Satisfies a Mathematics & Quantitative Reasoning general education requirement.

MAT150-20 Elementary Statistics
Instructor: Mary Sullivan
Type: Online

Students are introduced to descriptive and inferential statistics focusing on conceptual understanding and statistical literacy. Topics include: techniques for organizing and presenting data, measures of central tendency and dispersion, probability, discrete and continuous probability distributions, sampling distributions, estimation, one- sample hypothesis tests, and correlation and regression.

Prerequisite: MAT035 or MAT045 and ENL108 or ESL201 or satisfactory basic skills assessment score

Note: Satisfies a Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning general education requirement.

MAT175-20 College Algebra
Instructor: Mary Moynihan
Type: Online

This is an entry-level mathematics course for students interested in a STEM track. Topics include: domain and range, piecewise functions, complex numbers, quadratic inequalities, graphs of polynomial and rational functions, fundamental theorem of algebra, transformations of graphs, inverse functions, solving exponential and logarithmic equations, Gaussian elimination, and translations of conics. Critical thinking and problem solving skills are emphasized throughout the course. This course prepares students for Precalculus with Trigonometry or Applied Calculus. (5 contact hours)

Prerequisite: MAT045 or satisfactory basic skills assessment score

Note: Satisfies a Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning general education requirement.

MAT195-20 Precalculus with Trigonometry
Instructor: Tony Furtado
Type: Online

Targeting students in Mathematics, Engineering, and Physical Sciences, this course provides the foundation necessary for a rigorous study of calculus. It covers non-linear inequalities, functions, and graphs. The primary focus is on polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric functions. Applications are also discussed extensively. Additional topics may include analytic geometry with an emphasis on the conic sections, Gibbs notation vector algebra, polar coordinates, sequences, series, and mathematical induction. (5 contact hours)

Prerequisite: C- or higher in MAT175 or satisfactory basic skills assessment score

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Music
Course-Section Course Name Credits
MUS100Q-20
Online · Q-Term II
Music Appreciation 3
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MUS100Q-20 Music Appreciation
Type: Online
Note: This section is offered during Quick Term II.

A survey of development of music from the Renaissance to the present including jazz and the contemporary scene. Emphasis on basic musical materials and principles of design. For students not planning to major in music; no previous musical training required.

Prerequisite: ENL025 or satisfactory basic skills assessment score

Note: Satisfies a Humanities and Fine Arts general education requirement.

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Psychology
Course-Section Course Name Credits
PSY101-07
Hybrid
General Psychology 3
PSY101-20/21
Online
General Psychology 3
PSY201Q-21
Online · Q-Term II
Child Psychology 3
PSY207-20
Online
Abnormal Psychology 3
PSY210-20
Online
Psychology of Grief 3
PSY212-20
Online
Human Sexuality 3
PSY225-01
Online
Social Psychology 3
PSY233-20
Online
Developmental Psychology: The Life Span 3
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PSY101 General Psychology
Section: 07
Instructor: Sergio Marini
Schedule: Online and Wednesday, 12:30–1:20pm, North 103

Section: 20
Instructor: Sergio Marini
Type: Online

Section: 21
Instructor: Frances Dee Burlin
Type: Online

Introduction to the major concepts and principles underlying human behavior and mental processes. Topics include personality theory, development, learning and thought, brain and nervous system, sensation and perception, motivation and emotion, stress and physical health, abnormal psychology, psychotherapy, and social psychology.

Prerequisite: ENL108 or ESL201 or satisfactory basic skills assessment scores

Note: Satisfies a Behavioral and Social Sciences general education requirement.

PSY201Q-21 Child Psychology
Instructor: Sergio Marini
Type: Online
Note: This section offered during Quick Term II

This course focuses on important aspects of physical, cognitive, social and emotional development, occurring from the prenatal period through middle childhood. The major theories of development, research methods and the important roles of genetics and neuroscience are discussed. Emphasis is placed on the role of early experiences and biological factors in the later formation of personality, intellectual, and emotional behaviors.

Prerequisite: PSY101

Note: Satisfies a Behavioral and Social Sciences general education requirement.

PSY207-20 Abnormal Psychology
Instructor: Frances Dee Burlin
Type: Online

This course includes the study of the major psychiatric disorders such as depression, anxiety and schizophrenia. Analysis is made of the probable causes of these disorders with emphasis on the strengths and limitations of the commonly used therapies. Consideration is given to positive, constructive, alternative responses to the basic problems of living.

Prerequisite: PSY101

Note: Satisfies a Behavioral and Social Sciences general education requirement.

PSY210-20 Psychology of Grief
Type: Online

This course focuses on the grief process as a fundamental dimension of human experience. Topics include current theories, psychological, social, and cultural factors at the end of life, various ways loss is processed, factors that promote resilience in the face of loss, and factors contributing to serious psychological and medical outcomes. The course explores the role of the funerary ceremony in facilitating the early phase of acute grief.

Prerequisite: PSY101

Note: Satisfies a Behavioral or Social Science general education requirement.

PSY212-20 Human Sexuality
Instructor: Jay P Warden
Type: Online

This course explores the physiological, psychological, and sociological aspects of human sexuality. Sexuality is considered a vital part of the total human organism. Issues of psycho-sexual development, sexual physiology, sexual attitudes, gender identity, love and sex, sex and the law, sexual lifestyles, and sexual dysfunction, among others, are discussed in an open, frank manner. Audio/visual material, internet websites, and discussion forums augment the textbook and lecture content.

Prerequisite: PSY101

Note: Satisfies a Behavioral and Social Sciences general education requirement.

PSY225-01 Social Psychology
Instructor: Ifeoluwa Togun
Type: Online

In an ever-changing global society, the individual is both influenced by the groups they encounter and conversely they influence those same groups. Social Psychology addresses human interaction and its consequences. Topics include conformity, aggression, motivation, group organization, social influences on perception, cognitive processes, and culture's impact on social behavior, addressing issues of tolerance within an increasingly diverse society. Emphasis is on the application of concepts.

Prerequisite: PSY101 or SOC106

Note: Satisfies a Behavioral and Social Sciences general education requirement.

PSY233-20 Developmental Psychology: The Life Span
Instructor: Candace Schulenburg
Type: Online

This course provides a survey of the physical, cognitive, sexual, social and moral issues relevant to human development across the life span.

Prerequisite: PSY101 and ENL101

Note: Satisfies a Behavioral and Social Sciences general education requirement.

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Sociology
Course-Section Course Name Credits
SOC106-20/21
Online
Principles of Sociology 3
SOC215-20
Online
Social Problems 3
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SOC106 Principles of Sociology
Section: 20
Instructor: Lee M Hamilton
Type: Online

Section: 21
Instructor: Clare Niven-Blowers

An introduction to basic social concepts, theoretical perspectives and research methods. Topics include societies, cultures, social organization, social inequalities, social institutions, group behavior and the impact of globalization, population growth, and new technologies upon individuals and societies.

Prerequisite: None

Co-requisite: ENL108 or ESL201 or satisfactory basic skills assessment scores

Note: Satisfies a Behavioral and Social Sciences general education requirement.

SOC215-20 Social Problems
Instructor: Mary Cordill
Type: Online

A survey of the nature and range of social problems, the global and societal conditions which give rise to them, and the methods by which societies attempt to cope with them.

Prerequisite: SOC106

Note: Satisfies a Behavioral and Social Sciences general education requirement.

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Course Types

Fully Online: 100% of the course instruction is delivered online, and students may access course content on a flexible schedule. Students may be required to take proctored exams on campus or at an approved off-campus site.

Hybrid: Course uses both classroom and online instructional modes and meets face-to-face on a regular schedule.

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