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Spring Q-Term II: March 18–May 2 (7-weeks)

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
Credits: 3
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-11 Human Communication 3
COM103Q-20
Online
Human Communication 3
COM105Q-21
Online
Survey of Mass Communication 3
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COM103 Human Communication
Credits: 3

Section: 11
Instructor: Sheryll M Reichwein
Schedule: Tuesday & Thursday, 3:30–6:20pm, North 106

Section: 20
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: ENL025 or ESL102 or satisfactory basic skills assessment score

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

COM105Q-21 Survey of Mass Communication
Credits: 3
Instructor: Lisa Zinsius
Schedule: 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

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

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Earth Science
Course-Section Course Name Credits
ESC101Q-20
Online
Introduction to Earth Science 4
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ESC101Q-20 Introduction to Earth Science
Credits: 4
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
Credits: 3
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-04 English Composition 3
ENL102Q-64 English Composition II 3
ENL120Q-01 Introduction to Children's Literature 3
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ENL101-04 English Composition
Credits: 3
Schedule: Tuesday & Thursday, 12:30–3:15pm, Lorusso 203

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-64 English Composition II
Credits: 3
Schedule: Tuesday & Thursday, 6:30–9:30pm

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.

ENL120Q-01 Introduction to Children's Literature
Credits: 3
Instructor: John French
Schedule: Monday & Wednesday, 9:30–12:15pm

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 & Fine Arts general education requirement.

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Fitness
Course-Section Course Name Credits
FIT105Q-01 Decision Making In Health 3
FIT168Q-02 Kripalu/Hatha Yoga II 1
FIT169Q-01 Pilates Mat II 1
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FIT105Q-01 Decision Making In Health
Credits: 3
Instructor: Angelina B Cummings
Schedule: Tuesday & Thursday, 11:00am–1:50pm, MM Wilkens 115

The course will examine information, concepts, and knowledge for influencing changes in health-related behavior so that the student may make decisions that will affect him/her personally throughout the life cycle. The course will include in-depth study and discussions in the areas of health as it affects people physiologically, psychologically and sociologically. It will assist the students in their beliefs, attitudes, and values toward their own personal health in a rapidly changing environment.

Prerequisite: None

FIT168Q-02 Kripalu/Hatha Yoga II
Credit: 1
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
Credit: 1
Instructor: Nancy J. McIver
Schedule: Tuesday & Thursday, 10:00–10:50am, 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
CNA117Q-02
Provincetown
Tri-level Nursing Assistant/HHA 6
NUR100Q-01 Pharmacology Calculations 1
NUR100Q-20
Online
Pharmacology Calculations 1
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CNA117Q-02 Tri-level Nursing Assistant/HHA
Credits: 6
Instructor: Pauline Philie
Schedule: Monday–Friday, 9:00am–2:00pm, Provincetown

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 Pharmacology Calculations
Credit: 1

Section: 01
Instructor: Kaitlyn M Kerwin
Schedule: Thursday, 3:30–5:20pm, MM Wilkens 116

Section: 20
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
HIS120Q-20
Online
World History II 3
HIS216Q-20
Online
History of Japan 3
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HIS120Q-20 World History II
Credits: 3
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 of 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 satisfactory basic skills assessment score

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

HIS216Q-20 History of Japan
Credits: 3
Instructor: Ralph Negron
Schedule: Online

The course is an historical study of Japan’s history and culture from ancient times to the present. Students will examine the historical, economic, and social factors that developed Japanese civilization. The remarkable transformation of Japan from a feudal society led by an aristocratic class of samurai to a modern republic similar to modern 19th century Western nations will be closely analyzed. The course will also include close scrutiny of the events pushing Japan into WW II as well as Japan’s dynamic post- WW II recovery, to include a significant economic boom. The course will provide a foundation for the continued study of Japan as well as a broad range of Asian topics.

Prerequisite: ENL101 and a 100-level history course

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

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Human Services
Course-Section Course Name Credits
HUS231Q-01 Treatment Modalities 3
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HUS231Q-01 Treatment Modalities
Credits: 3
Instructor: Robert Ericson
Schedule: Monday & Wednesday, 11:00am–1:45pm

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.

Prerequisite: PSY101, HUS101, HUS229

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Information Technology
Course-Section Course Name Credits
BIT113Q-01 Microcomputer Hardware 3
BIT209Q-01 Pharmacology for Medical Coding 1
BIT241Q-01 IT: Ethical Hacking 3
BIT245Q-01 IT Security: Penetration Testing 3
GIT110Q-06
Hyannis Center
Microcomputer Applications Software 3
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BIT113-01 Microcomputer Hardware
Credits: 3
Instructor: Andrea Lyons
Schedule: Tuesday & Thursday, 9:30am–12:15pm, 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 satisfactory basic skills assessment score

BIT209Q-01 Pharmacology for Medical Coding
Credit: 1
Instructor: Gwen Dyson
Schedule: Wednesday, 5:00–8:00pm, Lorusso 202

Students learn basics of pharmacotherapy as it relates to the duties of a medical coder. Drug classifications and matching drugs to common conditions and laboratory findings are emphasized.

Prerequisites: BIT103

BIT241Q-01 IT: Ethical Hacking
Credits: 3
Instructor: Louis Beco
Schedule: Tuesday & Thursday, 9:30am–12:15pm, Lorusso G-01

This course includes all aspects of ethical hacking and information systems security auditing programs. The course focuses on the latest security threats, advanced attack vectors, and supplements all learning information with practical hands on demonstrations of the latest hacking techniques, methodologies, tools, tricks and security measures. Students scan, test, hack and secure their own systems. Topics include Intrusion Detection, Policy Creation, Social Engineering, DDOS Attacks, Buffer Overflow and Virus Creation. This course helps prepare students to take the CEH certification. Prior to starting the 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: BIT240 or a Security+ Certification; co-requisite: BIT116 or a Linux Certification (Certifications must have been earned within the past 5 years).

BIT245Q-01 IT Security: Penetration Testing
Credits: 3
Instructor: Louis Beco
Schedule: Monday & Wednesday, 9:30am–12:15pm, Lorusso G-01

This course provides students with hands-on experience and knowledge of the most prominent attack vectors. Students mimic the skills of an advanced hacker in order to find and protect network and system flaws.This course completes the preparation for students to take the CEPT (Certified Expert Penetration Tester) certification exam. Prior to starting the 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: BIT244 or a CREA Certified Reverse Engineering Analyst Certification. Certifications must have been earned within the past 5 years.

GIT110Q-06 Microcomputer Applications Software
Credits: 3
Schedule: Friday, 1:00–4:00pm, Hyannis Center

This course focuses on the use of the microcomputer in various business settings. A lab/lecture environment is used to enable students to learn the Windows operating system and four commonly used software packages selected from applications in 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, including electronic mail, are an integral part of the course.

Prerequisites: (GIT101, GIT102, or 30wpm) Co-requisite: ENL108 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
MUS124Q-01 Guitar II 1
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MUS100Q-20 Music Appreciation
Credits: 3
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.

MUS124Q-01 Guitar II
Credit: 1
Instructor: Jerry L. Skelley
Schedule: Monday & Wednesday, 12:30–1:45pm, Music Room

This continuation of Beginning Guitar course involves study, rehearsal, and performance of music in a class of up to 12 guitars. Emphasis is placed on expanding the students' abilities to read and perform from standard musical notation in treble clef and chord symbols. Repertoire varies from one semester to the next. Performances on campus and in the immediate community are part of class activities. Students are expected to provide their own instrument.

Prerequisites: MUS122

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

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Psychology
Course-Section Course Name Credits
PSY201Q-20
Online
Child Psychology 3
PSY207Q-21
Online
Abnormal Psychology 3
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PSY201Q-20 Child Psychology
Credits: 3
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.

PSY207Q-21 Abnormal Psychology
Credits: 3
Schedule: 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.

Prerequisites: PSY101

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

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Sociology
Course-Section Course Name Credits
SOC106Q-21
Online
Principles of Sociology 3
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SOC106Q-21 Principles of Sociology
Credit: 3
Instructor: Lee Hamilton
Schedule: Online

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 satisfactory basic skills assessment scores

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

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