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Fall Q-Term I: September 3–October 22 (7-weeks)

Business
Course-Section Course Name Credits
BUS214Q-21
Online
Management 3
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BUS214Q-21 Management
Instructor: Michael Bejtlich
Schedule: Online

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

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Communications
Course-Section Course Name Credits
COM103Q-21
Online
Human Communications 3
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COM103Q-22 Human Communications

Schedule: Online

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

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

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Economics
Course-Section Course Name Credits
ECO118Q-20
Online
Principles of Microeconomics 3
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ECO118Q-20 Principles of Microeconomics
Instructor: Virender Gautam
Schedule: Online

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-10/64 English Composition 3
ENL108Q-03
Hybrid
Critical Reading and Thinking 3
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ENL101Q English Composition
Section 10
Instructor: Polly Lincoln
Schedule: Tuesday & Thursday, 12:30–3:30pm

Section: 64
Instructor: Michael Helfen
Schedule: Tuesday & Thursday, 6:30–9:30pm, Lorusso 103

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.

ENL108Q-03 Critical Reading and Thinking
Instructor: Rachael Bancroft
Schedule: Online and Monday & Wednesday, 9:30–10:45am, MM Wilkens 115

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: atisfies a Humanities & Fine Arts general education requirement.

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Fitness
Course-Section Course Name Credits
FIT164Q-01 Pilates Mat I 1
FIT167Q-01 Kripalu/Hatha Yoga I 1
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FIT164Q-01 Pilates Mat I
Instructor: Nancy McIver
Schedule: Tuesday & Thursday, 12:30–1:30pm, Racquetball Court

Pilates Mat I is designed to expose the student to the Pilates method of body conditioning with a unique system of stretching and strengthening exercises developed over 90 years ago by Joseph Pilates. Pilates strengthens and tones muscle, increases flexibility, and develops better posture. The student learns the basic beginning sequence of exercises and gains an understanding of muscle groups as they relate to Pilates.

Prerequisite: None

FIT167Q-01 Kripalu/Hatha Yoga I
Instructor: Sherianna Boyle
Schedule: Monday & Wednesday, 10:00–10:50am, Racquetball Court

A five-week course designed to expose the student to basic yoga philosophy, breathing exercises, simple postures and relaxation techniques. The student also learns about the major muscles and bones, as well as the circulatory and nervous system of the human body in relation to yoga.

Prerequisite: None

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Health Sciences
Course-Section Course Name Credits
CNA117Q-01 Tri-level Nursing Assistant/HHA 6
NUR100Q-20
Online
Pharmacology Calculations 1
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CNA117Q-01 Tri-level Nursing Assistant/HHA
Instructor: Pauline Philie
Schedule: Monday–Friday, 8:00am–2:30pm

This 140-hour course, 75 classroom and lab and 65 hours of supervised clinical practice, teaches basic nursing skills and beginning interpersonal relationship techniques to entry-level students in the classroom and clinical area. The curriculum is divided into three levels of care: long-term, home health, and acute. It is possible to exit with certification upon completion of any one of the levels. Applicants must attend an information session and interview prior to admission.

Prerequisite: None

NUR100Q-20 Pharmacology Calculations
Instructor: Marianne Targino-VanBeber
Schedule: Online

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
U.S. History to 1865 3
HIS119Q-20
Online
World History to 1500 CE 3
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HIS103Q-20 U.S. History to 1865
Instructor: Carol Bowers
Schedule: Online

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.

Prerequisites: 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 Martin
Schedule: Online

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.

Prerequisites: ENL108 or ESL201 or satisfactory basic skills assessment scores

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

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Hotel Restaurant Management
Course-Section Course Name Credits
HRM111Q-01 Foodservice Sanitation 1
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HRM111Q-01 Foodservice Sanitation
Instructor: Paul R McCormick
Schedule: Thursday, 10:45am–1:45pm, Grossman G-11

This course provides the future hospitality manager with certification in Applied Foodservice Sanitation from the National Institute for the foodservice industry. A state-mandated certificate is awarded at the successful completion of the National Foodservice exam.

Prerequisites: None

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Human Services
Course-Section Course Name Credits
HUS231Q-01 Treatment Modalities 3
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HUS231Q-01 Treatment Modalities
Instructor: Krystin M St Onge
Schedule: Monday & Wednesday, 11:00am–1:45pm, MM Wilkens 105

This course introduces the most commonly used and widely accepted treatment and relapse prevention methods in the mental health and alcohol/substance abuse field. The class explores the role of the social service worker and treatment modalities utilized in the school, prison, outpatient, inpatient, and day treatment areas as they apply to the different special populations. The populations discussed include children, adults, elderly, dual diagnosis, incarcerated, and addiction.Service learning is used for experiential learning.

Prerequisites: PSY101, HUS101, HUS229

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Information Technology
Course-Section Course Name Credits
BIT113Q-01 Microcomputer Hardware 3
BIT115Q-01 IT: Windows Desktop Operating Systems 3
BIT242Q-01 IT: Advanced Ethical Hacking 3
GIT102Q-01 Computer Keyboarding 1
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BIT113Q-01 Microcomputer Hardware
Instructor: Louis A Beco
Schedule: Tuesday & Thursday, 11:00am–1:45pm, Lorusso G-01

Students learn the anatomy of a microcomputer by disassembling, assembling, upgrading and customizing a PC. Students evaluate purchasing vs. building a PC. The role of the BIOS and CMOS in the POST and BOOT processes is explored. System boards, processors, memory, and peripherals, including input, output, multimedia, network and data devices are studied. Students learn troubleshooting, safety, basic operating systems procedures, and security and preventive maintenance techniques. Customer service is stressed. This course covers the hardware material for the Comp TIA A+ certification exam.

Prerequisites: ENL108 or ESL201 or satisfactory basic skills assessment score

BIT115-01 IT: Windows Desktop Operating Systems
Instructor: Andrea Lyons
Schedule: Tuesday & Thursday, 12:30–3:15pm, Lorusso 104

Students develop competency installing, configuring, upgrading, and supporting microcomputer-based operating systems. Students learn about memory management and system optimization techniques. System support software utilities are reviewed. Students study evaluation and selection methodologies for operating systems. Command line usage, file and disk management, system performance, device drivers, security, network support, hardware peripheral support and help topics are included. Communication and professionalism are stressed. This course covers material for CompTIA A+ 220-602 exam.

Prerequisites: ENL108 or ESL201 or satisfactory basic skills assessment score

BIT242Q-01 IT: Advanced Ethical Hacking
Instructor: Louis A Beco
Schedule: Monday & Wednesday, 9:30–12:15pm, Lorusso G-01

This is the first in a series of two courses that teach students to comprehend the creation of sophisticated attacks, discover vulnerabilities and formulate exploits for fully patched, fully hardened systems (also known as penetration testing). Students learn to discover 0day exploits. Students discover a working exploit for Microsoft Windows and Linux vulnerabilities as well as begin to reverse engineer a Windows Binary. This course begins to prepare students to take the CEPT (Certified Expert Penetration Tester) and the ECSA (EC-Council Certified Security Analyst certification). To fully prepare for these certifications, both BIT242 and BIT243 must be completed successfully. Students are required to sign an agreement stating all knowledge learned in this course will not be used for illegal or malicious purposes.

Prerequisites: BIT241 or a Certified Ethical Hacker Certification. Certifications must have been earned within the past 5 years.

GIT102Q-01 Computer Keyboarding
Schedule: Tuesday & Thursday, 2:00–3:15pm, Lorusso 102

Learn to touch-type correctly on a microcomputer. Attention is given to developing accuracy and, as time permits, increasing speed. Hands-on preparation of a letter and a research paper are included.

Prerequisites: None

Note: Pass-Fail

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Music
Course-Section Course Name Credits
MUS126Q-01 Beginning Piano 1
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MUS126Q-01 Beginning Piano
Instructor: Jerry L Skelley
Schedule: Monday & Wednesday, 12:30–1:45pm, Tilden Arts Music Room

Students study, rehearse and perform keyboard music in a class setting. Emphasis is placed on learning to read standard musical notation in bass and treble clefs. Performances on campus and in the immediate community are part of class activities.

Prerequisites: None

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Fall Q-Term II: October 23–December 12 (7-weeks)

Accounting
Course-Section Course Name Credits
ACC112Q-20 Accounting II with Computer Applications 3
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ACC112Q-20 Accounting II with Computer Applications
Credits: 3
Instructor: Richard Mikolajczak
Schedule: Tuesday & Thursday, 2:00pm–4:45pm
Location: Lorusso 204

This course continues ACC111 covering liabilities, long-term assets and sources of equity in partnerships, corporations, and proprietorships. Analysis of accounting information is also covered. Computerized accounting including QuickBooks and Peachtree are used for selected problems as well as the completion of a computerized practice set. This is the second course of a two-course series (ACC111 and ACC112) intended for A.S. Business Administration concentrations covering the topics of Financial Accounting.

Prerequisite: ACC111 or ACC101 and MAT030 or satisfactory basic skills assessment score

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Art
Course-Section Course Name Credits
ART130Q-20
Online
You Can Design! 1
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ART130Q-20 You Can Design!
Credit: 1
Instructor: Scott Anderson
Schedule: Online

An online introduction to understanding and interpreting the world around you for the purpose of creating art work. Recognizing and identifying elements of visual language like Line, Shape, Color, Texture, and Tone will lead to applying these elements in the creation of art and design work. Critically evaluating art work and the work of other artists and designers will help nurture confidence in the use of visual language and provide a basis for exploring all forms of visual expression, including drawing, painting, life drawing, sculpture, design, graphic art, website design and printmaking.

Prerequisite: ENL025 or satisfactory basic skills assessment score.

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Business
Course-Section Course Name Credits
BUS107Q-20
Online
Human Resource Management 3
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BUS107Q-20 Human Resource Management
Instructor: Michael Bejtlich
Schedule: Online

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

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Communication
Course-Section Course Name Credits
COM103Q-22
Online
Human Communication 3
COM105Q-02 Survey of Mass Communication 3
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COM103-22 Human Communication
Instructor: Nina Hofman
Schedule: Online

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: NL025 or ESL102 or satisfactory basic skills assessment score

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

COM105Q-21 Survey of Mass Communication
Instructor: Tyler Daniels
Schedule: Tuesday & Thursday, 2:00–5:00pm, MM Wilkens 115

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

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

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Criminal Justice
Course-Section Course Name Credits
CRJ125Q-20
Online
Contemporary Policing 3
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CRJ125Q-20 Contemporary Policing
Instructor: Zara Kilmurray
Schedule: Online

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

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Early Childhood Education
Course-Section Course Name Credits
ESE290Q-64 Administration of Early Childhood Programs 3
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ESE290Q-64 Administration of Early Childhood Programs
Instructor: Margaret M Donahue
Schedule: Thursday, 6:30–9:30pm

This course is designed to guide Early Childhood professionals in establishing or reinforcing existing programs for young children, to give a working knowledge of the concepts, ideas and methods necessary to administer these programs, including Mass. Dept. of Early Education and Care regulations, budgets, and other financial issues, legal issues, family communication, and staff issues (hiring, firing, supervision, turnover, training). Meets EEC requirements for Director I.

Prerequisite: ECE201 or ECE202 or ECE221 or ECE230 or ECE291

Note: Students should contact the Early Childhood Education Coordinator prior to registering for this course.

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Earth Science
Course-Section Course Name Credits
ESC101Q-22 Introduction to Earth Science 4
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ESC101Q-22 Introduction to Earth Science
Instructor: Catherine Etter
Class: Online
Lab: Online

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
ECO117Q-21
Online
Principles of Macroeconomics 3
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ECO117Q-21 Principles of Macroeconomics
Instructor: Virender Gautam
Schedule: Online

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.

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English
Course-Section Course Name Credits
ENL101Q-02
Hybrid
English Composition 3
ENL102Q-05/64 English Composition II 3
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ENL101-04 English Composition
Instructor: Michael Fournier
Schedule: Online and Tuesday & Thursday, 8:00–9:15am, Lorusso 101

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.

ENL102Q English Composition II
Section: 05
Instructor: Polly Lincoln
Schedule: Tuesday & Thursday, 12:30–3:30pm, North 114

Section: 64
Instructor: Michael Helfen
Schedule: Tuesday & Thursday, 6:30–9:30pm, MM Wilkens 105

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.

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Fitness
Course-Section Course Name Credits
FIT168Q-01 Kripalu/Hatha Yoga II 1
FIT169Q-01 Pilates Mat II 1
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FIT168Q-02 Kripalu/Hatha Yoga II
Instructor: Sherianna Boyle
Schedule: Monday & Wednesday, 10:00–10:50am, Racquetball Court

A five-week course designed for the student who has completed FIT167. New postures will be introduced, and postures will be held for longer periods of time. Additional breathing techniques will be incorporated. Students will develop a deeper understanding of how the body functions, and how yoga affects these functions. Relaxation techniques will be further developed.

Prerequisite: FIT167

FIT169Q-01 Pilates Mat II
Instructor: Nancy J. McIver
Schedule: Tuesday & Thursday, 12:30–1:30pm, Racquetball Court

An eight-week course designed for the student who has completed FIT164 Pilates Mat I (FIT 164-40 or FIT 164-41). This course will offer the natural progression to the intermediate/advanced Pilates exercises. The student will continue to focus on the importance of the breath and core stabilization. Additional focuses will be several stretching techniques and knowledge of the muscle groups that help promote proper posture.

Prerequisite: FIT164

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Health Sciences
Course-Section Course Name Credits
HEA202Q-01 Essentials of Phamacology for Allied Health Professionals 2
NUR100Q-02/03/04 Pharmacology Calculations 1
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HEA202Q-01 Essentials of Phamacology for Allied Health Professionals
Instructor: Gwen Dyson
Schedule: Monday–Friday, 6:00–8:00pm, Lorusso 204

This course provides instruction in concepts and application of pharmacological principles. Foci of the course will be on drug classifications, principles and procedures of medication administration, mathematical systems and conversions, calculation of drug problems and medical and legal responsibilities of the allied health professional.

Prerequisite: BIO105 & BIT 103

NUR100Q Pharmacology Calculations
Section: 02
Instructor: Lisa Van Cott
Schedule: Wednesday, 3:30–5:20pm, MM Wilkens 116

Section: 03
Instructor: Kaitlyn M Kerwin
Schedule: Tuesday, 4:00–5:50pm, North 103

Section: 04
Instructor: Kaitlyn M Kerwin
Schedule: Thursday, 4:00–5:50pm, North 103

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
HIS104Q-21
Online
U.S. History Since 1865 3
HIS120Q-20
Online
World History from 1500 CE 3
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HIS104Q-21 U.S. History Since 1865
Instructor: Carol Bowers
Schedule: Online

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 & Social Science general education requirement.

HIS120Q-20 World History from 1500 CE
Instructor: Kate Martin
Schedule: Online

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 Science general education requirement.

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Human Services
Course-Section Course Name Credits
HUS230Q-01 Mental Health, Substance Abuse & Families 3
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HUS230Q-01 Mental Health, Substance Abuse & Families
Instructor: Krystin M St. Onge
Schedule: Monday & Wednesday, 11:00am–1:45pm, MM Wilkens 105

Mental Health, Substance Abuse, and Families reviews assessment, intervention, and treatment in dual diagnosis families, from a systems model. Topics include needs, concerns, and resistance in individual members and the family as a whole. Discussions revolve around the dynamics of codependency; a comparison of approaches to family recovery; treatment techniques appropriate to the different phases of family recovery; and strategies to help prevent family relapse.

Prerequisite: (PSY101 or SOC106), HUS101, and HUS229

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Information Technology
Course-Section Course Name Credits
BIT113Q-02 Microcomputer Hardware 3
BIT115Q-01 IT: Windows Desktop Operating Systems 3
BIT243Q-01 IT: Advanced Ethical Hacking II 3
GIT110Q-21
Online
Computer Applications 3
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BIT113-02 Microcomputer Hardware
Instructor: Andrea Lyons
Schedule: Tuesday & Thursday, 12:30am–3:15pm, Lorusso 104

Students learn the anatomy of a microcomputer by disassembling, assembling, upgrading and customizing a PC. Students evaluate purchasing vs. building a PC. The role of the BIOS and CMOS in the POST and BOOT processes is explored. System boards, processors, memory, and peripherals, including input, output, multimedia, network and data devices are studied. Students learn troubleshooting, safety, basic operating systems procedures, and security and preventive maintenance techniques. Customer service is stressed. This course covers the hardware material for the Comp TIA A+ certification exam.

Prerequisites: ENL108 or ESL201 or satisfactory basic skills assessment score

BIT115Q-01 IT: Windows Desktop Operating Systems
Instructor: Louis A Beco
Schedule: Tuesday & Thursday, 11:00am–1:45pm, Lorusso G-01

Students develop competency installing, configuring, upgrading, and supporting microcomputer-based operating systems. Students learn about memory management and system optimization techniques. System support software utilities are reviewed. Students study evaluation and selection methodologies for operating systems. Command line usage, file and disk management, system performance, device drivers, security, network support, hardware peripheral support and help topics are included. Communication and professionalism are stressed. This course covers material for CompTIA A+ 220-602 exam.

Prerequisites: ENL108 or ESL201 or satisfactory basic skills assessment score

BIT243Q-01 IT: Advanced Ethical Hacking II
Instructor: Louis Beco
Schedule: Monday & Wednesday, 9:30am–12:15pm, Lorusso G-01

This is the second in a series of two courses that teach students how to create sophisticated attacks, and exploit fully patched, fully hardened systems (also known as penetration testing). Students create 0day exploits. Students create a working exploit for Microsoft Windows and Linux vulnerabilities as well as reverse engineer a Windows Binary. This course continues to prepare students to take the CEPT (Certified Expert Penetration Tester) and the ECSA (EC-Council Certified Security Analyst certification). To fully prepare for these certifications, both BIT242 and BIT243 must be successfully completed. Prior to starting this course, students are required to sign an agreement stating all knowledge learned in this course will not be used for illegal or malicious purposes.

Prerequisites: BIT242 or a CEH Certified Ethical Hacker Certification. Certifications must have been earned within the past 5 years.

GIT110Q-21 Computer Applications
Schedule: Online

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. .

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

Note: Satisfies a General Education elective.

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Music
Course-Section Course Name Credits
MUS100Q-20
Online
Music Appreciation 3
MUS127Q-01 Piano II 1
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MUS100Q-20 Music Appreciation
Schedule: Online

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.

Prerequisites: ENL025 or satisfactory basic skills assessment score

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

MUS127Q-01 Piano II
Credit: 1
Instructor: Jerry L. Skelley
Schedule: Monday & Wednesday, 12:30–1:45pm, Tilden Arts Music Room

This is a continuation of the MUS126 Beginning Piano. Students study, rehearse and perform keyboard music in a class setting. The emphasis is placed on expanding the students' ability to read and perform from standard musical notation in treble and bass clefs. Performances on campus and in the immediate community are part of class activities.

Prerequisites: MUS126

Note: May be repeated to a maximum of 6 credits.

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Psychology
Course-Section Course Name Credits
PSY201Q-21
Online
Child Psychology 3
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PSY201Q-20 Child Psychology
Instructor: Sergio Marini
Schedule: Online

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.

Prerequisites: PSY101

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

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Sociology
Course-Section Course Name Credits
SOC106Q-63 Principles of Sociology 3
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SOC106Q-63 Principles of Sociology
Instructor: Jacob Oni
Schedule: Tuesday & Thursday, 6:30–9:30pm, North 105

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.

Prerequisites: None

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

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

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