May 18, 2022  
2017-2018 Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


 

Radiologic Technology

  
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    RTE 1001 - Medical Terminology for Radiographers


    (1 Credit Hour)
    (A.S.)


    1.3 hours per week for 12 weeks. Prerequisites: Acceptance into the Radiography Program.

    This course is an introduction to the language of medicine with emphasis on its use in radiologic technology. Students will survey and become proficient in the use of medical and anatomical terminology, including definitions, word construction and analysis of disease, operative procedure, diagnostic and treatment terms, and abbreviations as reflected in medical documentation. This course format will consist of a combination of self-directed learning, as well as classroom discussion. An in-class oral presentation is also required.


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    RTE 1002 - Introduction to Radiologic Technology


    (5 Credit Hours)
    (A.S.)


    Five hours for twelve weeks. Prerequisites: Acceptance into the Radiography Program.

    This course is divided into two sections. The first portion of the course consists of a Nursing Assistant Program based on the state CNA curriculum. This nursing assistant component consists of didactic, lab, and clinical experience in a nursing facility. The second portion of this course focuses on radiology - history, equipment, role in medicine, and the clinical environment. Radiographic accessories (image receptors, beam-limiting devices, grids etc.) and image processing are examined, as well as, ethics of the profession, medical law and patient care. Additional special fees are required. (Summer C)


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    RTE 1308 - Radiation Protection and Safety


    (2 Credit Hours)
    (A.S.)


    Three hours per week for 12 weeks. Prerequisites: Acceptance into the Radiography Program.

    The course provides information which will enable the student to safely administer ionizing radiation in the diagnostic clinical setting. This course examines how radiation affects human cellular biology; federal regulations regarding exposure levels to patients and operators; and the proper utilization of protective devices to minimize exposure. (Summer C)


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    RTE 1418 - Radiographic Exposures I


    (5 Credit Hours)
    (A.S.)


    Five hours per week. Prerequisites: RTE 1002  and RTE 1308 .

    This course focuses on the principles of x-ray production, radiographic exposures including prime factors of radiographic quality and their effects on each other and the radiograph, as well as the equipment and circuitry needed to produce these effects. Additional special fees are required.


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    RTE 1458 - Radiographic Exposures II


    (5 Credit Hours)
    (A.S.)


    Five hours per week. Prerequisites: RTE 1418 .

    This is a continuation of RTE 1418  with further investigation of image formation using fluoroscopy, mobile radiography, tomography and advanced computerized imaging modalities. This course also includes a detailed quality assurance segment where the student will perform quality control testing on radiographic equipment and present the information during an in-class group presentation. In addition, an in-class presentation of a journal article on an imaging modality will be required. Additional special fees are required.


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    RTE 1503C - Radiographic Procedures I


    (4 Credit Hours)
    (A.S.)


    Three hours of lecture and three hours of laboratory per week. Prerequisites: RTE 1002  and RTE 1308 .

    This is the first of four courses dealing with the anatomy and positioning of the human body. It is designed to cover basic radiographic principles, chest, abdomen, upper and lower extremities. Students work with phantoms and two fully energized laboratories to enhance their comprehension. Simulations of various radiographic procedures are conducted.


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    RTE 1503L - Radiology Procedures I Laboratory


    (0 Credit Hours)
    (A.S.)


    Laboratory to accompany RTE 1503C .


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    RTE 1513C - Radiographic Procedures II


    (4 Credit Hours)
    (A.S.)


    Three hours of lecture and three hours of laboratory per week. Prerequisites: RTE 1503C  and  .

    This is a continuation of RTE 1503C  with emphasis on the routine positioning of the pelvis and hip, and abdominal procedures such as upper and lower gastrointestinal tracts, spine studies, skull and facial bone areas, bony thorax and urinary system. Students work with phantoms and a fully energized laboratory to enhance their understanding. Simulations of various radiographic procedures also are conducted. Additional special fees are required.


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    RTE 1513L - Radiology Procedures II Laboratory


    (0 Credit Hours)
    (A.S.)


    Laboratory to accompany RTE 1513C .


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    RTE 1804L - Practicum I


    (3 Credit Hours)
    (A.S.)


    Sixteen hours per week.

    Corequisites: RTE 1503C . This course provides practical application of the theory and principles presented in the classroom. Students attend one of the program’s clinical affiliates and work under the supervision of a registered radiographer while performing radiographic procedures. Additional special fees are required.


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    RTE 1814L - Practicum II


    (3 Credit Hours)
    (A.S.)


    Sixteen hours per week.

    Corequisites: RTE 1513C . This is a continuation of RTE 1804L  with emphasis on practical application of positions learned in Radiographic Procedures I and II. Students attend one of the program’s clinical affiliates and work under the supervision of a registered radiographer while performing radiographic procedures. Additional special fees are required.


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    RTE 1824C - Practicum III


    (4 Credit Hours)
    (A.S.)


    Two and a half hours lecture per week for six weeks and 20 hours of lab for 12 weeks. Prerequisites: RTE 1814L .

    This course consists of lecture and clinical experiences. The lecture component focuses on radiography of the spine. Simulations and assessments are conducted. Students attend one of the program’s clinical affiliates and work under the supervision of a registered radiographer while performing radiographic procedures. Additional special fees are required. (Summer C)


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    RTE 2061 - Radiologic Review


    (1 Credit Hour)
    (A.S.)


    Corequisites: RTE 2563  or registry eligible. The course provides a general review of content studied during the course of the program. The course incorporates the use of discussion, review tests and mock registry exams to help students prepare for the ARRT exam.


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    RTE 2523C - Radiographic Procedures III


    (4 Credit Hours)
    (A.S.)


    Prerequisites: RTE 1513C .

    This course concentrates on arthrography, myelography, trauma radiography and special radiographic projections. The course is divided into two major sections. The first section is designed to help the student become confident and competent in performing radiographic procedures during trauma situations. Modifications of routine projections, technical considerations, and patient care during trauma situations are discussed. The second section of this course covers special radiographic projections that can be utilized when routine projections do not demonstrate desired anatomy. Students complete case studies and share with the class highlights of their clinical experience through an oral presentation.


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    RTE 2563 - Radiographic Procedures IV


    (4 Credit Hours)
    (A.S.)


    Prerequisites: RTE 2523C .

    This course concentrates on radiographic pathology, special radiographic procedures and other imaging modalities of the radiological sciences. The course is divided into two major sections. The first section covers radiography of miscellaneous radiographic procedures, and provides an introduction to disease processes and the associated radiographic pathology. The second section of this course provides students with information about special radiographic procedures. Students are introduced to the basics of other imaging modalities that are used to diagnose and treat medical illnesses. Students complete case studies, a research project and an oral presentation.


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    RTE 2762 - Cross-Sectional Anatomy


    (3 Credit Hours)
    (A.S.)


    Prerequisites: current radiography license.

    Corequisites: RTE 2523C   Anatomical cross-sections of the human body are examined utilizing digital imaging of both MR and CT. Course study concentrates on structures composing the brain, chest, abdomen and pelvis. Appendicular girdles, muscles and osteology are investigated. Structures depicted in the cross-sections are labeled. Students practice and assess identification skills through detailed review exercises. Students explore the physiological processes of human anatomy. In addition to the analysis of normal anatomy, each unit is supplemented with common diagnostic exams and etiologies.


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    RTE 2834L - Practicum IV


    (4 Credit Hours)
    (A.S.)


    22.5 hours per week. Prerequisites: RTE 1824C .

    Corequisites: RTE 2523C . Special emphasis is placed on advanced positioning skills. Students attend one of the program’s affiliates for a designated period of time and work under the appropriate supervision of a registered radiographer while performing radiographic procedures. Additional special fees are required.


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    RTE 2844L - Practicum V


    (4 Credit Hours)
    (A.S.)


    22.5 hours per week. Prerequisites: RTE 2834L .

    Corequisites: RTE 2563 . This course is a continuation of RTE 2834L  with emphasis placed on advanced radiographic procedures. Students are encouraged to spend time in areas such as ultrasound, nuclear medicine and vascular imaging to gain insight into these postgraduate areas. Students attend one of the program’s affiliates and work under the direct supervision of a registered radiographer while performing radiographic procedures. Additional special fees are required.


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    RTE 2931 - Radiographic Image Analysis


    (1 Credit Hour)
    (A.S.)


    One hour per week. Prerequisites: RTE 1513C  and RTE 1418 .

    This course is designed to assess students’ ability to critique/assess radiographic images for proper patient positioning, exposure factors, anatomy, artifacts and evidence of radiation protection. Critical thinking and problem solving skills are necessary in determining causes of technical problems and identifying corrective actions.


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Radio-Television

  
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    RTV 1510 - Basic Television Production


    (3 Credit Hours)
    (A.A.)


    This three-hour credit course is a television studio workshop, introducing students to the creative and technical processes involved in broadcast production. Students participate in a working television studio, creating a variety of video projects designed to challenge the beginning producer. Students work to complete television commercials, talk shows, demonstrations, short dramas and news programming. (Formerly offered as RTV 1241 as of Fall 2016)


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    RTV 1512 - Advanced Television Production


    (3 Credit Hours)
    (A.A.)


    Prerequisites: RTV 1510 .

    This three-hour credit course is a television studio workshop, providing students with advanced study in the field of television studio production. Students participate in a working television studio, focusing their efforts on advanced individual projects, as well as extended group assignments. Emphasis is placed on the creating of broadcast-length productions suitable for distribution on television. (Formerly offered as RTV 1242 as of Fall 2016.)


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    RTV 1530 - Electronic Field Production I


    (3 Credit Hours)
    (A.A.)


    Prerequisites: RTV 1510  and PGY 1750 .

    This course builds upon skills acquired in studio and field recording of live event productions. Students generate, organize, produce, edit and program packages in the areas of news, sports, information, advertising and entertainment. Course assignments are completed at both on-campus and off-campus sites.


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    RTV 2000 - Introduction to Broadcasting


    (3 Credit Hours)
    (A.A.)


    Three hours per week in lecture, laboratory and production activities.

    This course is a basic overview of electronic media. Students gain insight on the development of radio and television as industry and art form, assess the impact of historical and contemporary trends, and apply understanding of fundamental production techniques.


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    RTV 2100 - Writing for Television


    (3 Credit Hours)
    (A.A.)


    This three-hour credit course is an introduction to the mechanics of writing for television. From idea through revised draft, students learn the process of developing scripts for television. The structural demands of commercial television and cable are explored. The student will have a grounding in the historical development of marketable TV genres. The selling and buying of a script is analyzed, as well as strategies for creating a teleplay by oneself or with a staff of writers.


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Student Life Skills (Learning)

  
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    SLS 1101 - Strategies for College Success


    (3 Credit Hours)
    (A.A.)


    This survey course is designed to introduce students to college life.  Students will be able to improve their academic and communication skills so that they can successfully meet their educational goals. This course will promote academic success and persistence, active collaboration with college personnel, effective educational planning, and student engagement in college life. Students will have the opportunity to develop academic study skills, including strategies for time management, note-taking, test-taking, coping with test anxiety, reading, writing and class discussion.


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    SLS 1300 - Career Planning


    (1 Credit Hour)
    (A.A.)


    This course assists students in identifying aptitudes, interests, and values as related to career decision making. Employment and future trends in careers will be explored.


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    SLS 1301 - Career Explorations: A Personal Journey Into Finding Your Career


    (3 Credit Hours)
    (A.A.)


    This course, which includes a career-testing component, is designed to help individuals gain the personal skills and knowledge required to make realistic academic and career decisions. Areas of emphasis include self-knowledge, interest and personality. Assessment techniques are discussed. Recommended for undecided and re-entry students as well as psychology, counseling, education and social work majors. Additional special fees are required.


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    SLS 1350 - Job Marketing Skills


    (1 Credit Hour)
    (A.S.)


    This is an excellent elective for persons seeking fulltime employment upon graduation. Students will understand the complexities of obtaining jobs, develop personal and professionally written resumes, know and practice the skills of interviewing, complete application forms and compose cover letters, apply the skills of salary negotiations and understand the opportunities and intricacies of entrepreneurship. National and local forecasts of career growth in the student’s areas of interest will be reviewed.


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    SLS 1949 - Work Experience in Peer Classroom/Laboratory Tutoring & Study Coaching


    (1 to 3 variable Credit Hours)
    (A.A.)


    Four, eight, or 12 hours of volunteer or work experience a week are expected depending on the credit hour requirements. Prerequisites: At least one social science course and permission of the instructor or program manager.

    This work-study course reinforces education and professional growth in a student’s academic major through coordinated field experiences. The student, instructor and worksite supervisor work together to determine specific learning objectives for each student. The student is then evaluated based on documentation of satisfactory completion of the learning objectives and work assignments. With program manager’s approval and based upon degree requirements, degree-seeking students who are making progress in their degree program may repeat this course for a maximum total of three credits.


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    SLS 2263 - Leadership Fundamentals


    (3 Credit Hours)
    (A.A.)


    Three hours per week.

    This course is designed to look at leadership as an inside-out, relational phenomenon, from individual development to group dynamics and eventually to complex organizations. A broad range of leadership topics including self-development and understanding group behavior, organizational design, ethics and teamwork are covered. Concepts of leadership are introduced and the potential of individual students to develop effective leadership skills is examined.


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    SLS 2930 - Special Topics: Student Life Skills


    (1 to 4 variable Credit Hours)
    (A.A.)


    This course is designed to meet the special needs of individuals or groups for whom regular, described courses may not be available.


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    SLS 2949 - Internship in Peer Classroom/Laboratory Tutoring & Study Coaching


    (1 to 3 variable Credit Hours)
    (A.A.)


    Four, eight, or 12 hours of volunteer or work experience per week are expected depending on the credit hour requirements. Prerequisites: At least one social science course and permission of the instructor or program manager.

    This work-study course is designed to continue training in a student’s academic major through field experiences. The student, instructor and work-site supervisor work together to determine specific learning objectives for each student. The student is then evaluated based on documentation of satisfactory completion of the learning objectives and technical project. With program manager’s approval and based upon degree requirements, degree-seeking students who are making progress in their degree program may repeat this course for a maximum total of three credits.


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Speech Communication

  
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    SPC 1300 - Interpersonal Communication


    (3 Credit Hours)
    (A.A.)


    Utilizing a blend of the theoretical and experiential, this course concentrates on helping students develop effective human interaction and relationship skills. Topics include self-concept and self-esteem, effective listening, body language and nonverbal messages, problem solving and conflict resolution.


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    SPC 1608 - Fundamentals of Speech Communication


    (3 Credit Hours)
    (A.A.)


    Prerequisites: Completion of ENC 1101  with a grade “C” or better.

    This course meets Area I of the A.A. general education requirements. This course presents oral communication through speaking and listening. Basic research techniques, the fundamentals of organization of speech materials, the reasoning processes, as well as principles of effective delivery of original speech to class audiences are emphasized.


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Sports Management

  
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    SPM 2000 - Introduction to Sport Management


    (3 Credit Hours)
    (A.A.)


    This is an introductory course that will provide students a foundation in the field of sport management. Topics of study include an overview of the history and business of the sport industry, an examination of amateur and professional sport as well as an introduction to different career segments in the field of sport management.  This course is designed to generate interest and develop a basic understanding of the sport industry.


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Spanish Language

  
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    SPN 1120 - Elementary Spanish I


    (3 Credit Hours)
    (A.A.)


    Four hours per week includes a required online laboratory component. Prerequisites: College-level reading and writing skills are required or consent of the department.

    Corequisites: SPN 1120L   This course includes fundamentals of Spanish language acquisition with emphasis on understanding, speaking, reading, and writing Spanish, as well as basic elements of cultural appreciation.


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    SPN 1120L - Elementary Spanish I Laboratory


    (1 Credit Hour)
    (A.A.)


    Required on-line companion lab and co-requisite for SPN 1120 .


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    SPN 1121 - Elementary Spanish II


    (3 Credit Hours)
    (A.A.)


    Three hours per week includes a required online laboratory component. Prerequisites: SPN 1120  with a grade of “C” or better.

    Corequisites: SPN 1121L   This course includes fundamentals of Spanish language acquisition with emphasis on understanding, speaking, reading, and writing Spanish, as well as basic elements of cultural appreciation.


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    SPN 1121L - Elementary Spanish II Laboratory


    (1 Credit Hours)
    (A.A.)


    Required on-line companion lab and co-requisite for SPN 1121 .


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    SPN 2200 - Intermediate Spanish I


    (3 Credit Hours)
    (A.A.)


    Prerequisites: -SPN 1120  and SPN 1121  or equivalent.

    This course meets part of the International/ Intercultural requirement. This course includes readings in the literature and cultural history of Spanish-speaking countries, with discussion. Grammar is reviewed and oral facility is emphasized.


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    SPN 2201 - Intermediate Spanish II


    (3 Credit Hours)
    (A.A.)


    Prerequisites: SPN 2200  or equivalent.

    This course meets part of the International/Intercultural requirement. This course includes readings in the literature and cultural history of Spanish-speaking countries, with discussion. Grammar is reviewed and oral facility is emphasized.


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    SPN 2930 - Special Topics: Spanish


    (1 to 3 variable Credit Hours)
    (A.A.)


    This course is designed to meet the special needs of individuals and groups for whom regular, described courses may not be available.


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Statistics

  
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    STA 1001 - Pathways to Statistics


    (3 Credit Hours)
    (A.A.)


    Prerequisites: MAT 0018 , equivalent test scores, or exempt status.

    STA 1001 provides the foundation for further statistical study. This course introduces basic statistical concepts and focuses on data analysis and quantitative reasoning. This course emphasizes both written and verbal communication of statistical concepts and helps prepare the student for inferential statistics courses. STA 1001 is designed for students who do not intend to major in areas such as math, science, computer science, and business. Please check your degree requirements before enrolling in this course. Students who complete this course will be prepared to enter STA 2023, MGF 1106, and MGF 1107. This course will not serve as a prerequisite for MAT 1033 or MAC 1105.


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    STA 2023 - Elementary Statistics


    (3 Credit Hours)
    (A.A.)


    Prerequisites: MAT 1033  or STA 1001  

    This course meets Area II of the A.A./A.S. general education requirements. This course is a study of the fundamental statistical topics, including normal and binomial distributions, measures of central tendency and variation, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, sampling techniques, simple linear regression, correlation and nonparametrics.


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Surveying and Related Areas

  
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    SUR 2101C - Topographic Drafting and Survey


    (4 Credit Hours)
    (A.S.)


    Prerequisites: EGN 1111C  or EGS 1110C, or BCN 1251C  or permission of instructor.

    This course concerns the theory and practice in surveying and the related topographic drafting. Included in the course will be the use and care of surveying instruments and the study of surveying as related to engineering practice and preparation of maps and charts related to surveying. (Fall) Note(s): (EGS 1110C changed to EGN 1111C effective Fall 2014.)


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Sociology, General

  
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    SYG 2000 - Principles of Sociology


    (3 Credit Hours)
    (A.A.)


    This course meets Area III requirement for the A.A./A.S. general education requirements. It is an introduction to the scientific study of society and of basic sociological concepts, methods of investigation, interpretation of professional and popular writings and fields of application.


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    SYG 2930 - Special Topics in Sociology


    (1 to 3 variable Credit Hours)
    (A.A.)


    Prerequisites: SYG 2000  and permission of instructor.

    This course is designed to meet the specific needs of individuals or groups for which regularly described courses may not be available. It may involve study, research or field projects in areas such as research methods, survey research, socialization and social institution group behavior.


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Taxation

  
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    TAX 2000 - Tax Accounting


    (3 Credit Hours)
    (A.S.)


    This course includes federal tax laws and their application to individuals with emphasis on preparation of individual income tax returns.


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Theatre Studies and General Resource

  
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    THE 1925 - Performance Production Workshop I


    (3 Credit Hours)
    (A.A.)


    This is a stage production course. Students assume major production capabilities. Students participate in at least 15 hours of production work. Degree-seeking students who are making progress in their degree programs may repeat this course a maximum number of two (2) times; however, more than one attempt may not count toward a degree at SCF. Students are advised to consult the transfer university about the number of transferrable credits for theatre production courses.


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    THE 1925B - Performance Production Workshop II


    (3 Credit Hours)
    (A.A.)


    This is a stage production course. Students assume major production capabilities. Students participate in at least 15 hours of production work. Degree-seeking students who are making progress in their degree programs may repeat this course a maximum number of two (2) times; however, more than one attempt may not count toward a degree at SCF. Students are advised to consult the transfer university about the number of transferrable credits for theatre production courses.


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    THE 2000 - Theatre Appreciation


    (3 Credit Hours)
    (A.A.)


    Prerequisites: ENC 1101 .

    This course meets Area IV of the A.A./A.S. general education requirements, the Gordon Rule requirement and part of the International/Intercultural requirement. This course introduces the student to dramatic literature of the world from ancient to modern times, and to the arts and crafts which transform it into the living theatre. It is designed to develop the student’s knowledge and appreciation of the theatre arts through a historic and contemporary approach so that the student may gain a greater satisfaction from dramatic presentations available in the community. Attendance at live stage productions is a mandatory part of this course.


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    THE 2020 - Theatre Fundamentals


    (3 Credit Hours)
    (A.A.)


    Prerequisites: ENC 1101 .

    This course meets the Gordon Rule requirement. This course provides an initial exposure to play analysis, acting, scenery construction and design, lighting, costuming, directing and management. Play-reading assignments, an oral report and other class projects are required.


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    THE 2300 - Script Analysis


    (3 Credit Hours)
    (A.A.)


    This course focuses on theory and practice in the theatre arts which have influenced the theatre scene. Between 12 and 15 playwrights are introduced and their plays are read, discussed and analyzed. One oral presentation is required.


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    THE 2820 - Introduction to Creative Dramatics


    (3 Credit Hours)
    (A.A.)


    The needs, techniques and use of creative dramatics in the classroom are presented. Alternative to traditional teaching styles and techniques will be stressed. Utilization of the course will be with the “why and what” of creative dramatics, and how to cope with slow children, problem children, average children and exceptional children of all ages.


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    THE 2930 - Special Topics in Theatre


    (1 to 3 variable Credit Hours)
    (A.A.)


    This course is designed to meet the special needs of individuals and groups for whom regular, described courses may not be available.


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Theatre Production and Administration

  
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    TPA 1290 - Production Involvement I


    (1 Credit Hour)
    (A.A.)


    This course presents the theories and techniques of stagecraft, lighting, sound, costuming and/or make-up. Practical experience in the college theatre is provided. The application is through workshop sessions in the art of technical theatre and through the actual performance of two major productions each semester. Degree-seeking students who are making progress in their degree programs may repeat this course a maximum number of two (2) times; however, no more than a total of nine (9) combined credits of theatre production courses may count toward elective credits. Students are advised to consult the transfer university about the number of transferrable credits for theatre production courses.


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    TPA 1290B - Production Involvement IB


    (1 Credit Hour)
    (A.A.)


    Prerequisites: TPA 1290  or equivalent.

    This course presents the theories and techniques of stagecraft, lighting, sound, costuming and/or make-up. Practical experience in the college theatre is provided. The application is through workshop sessions in the art of technical theatre and through the actual performance of two major productions each semester. Degree-seeking students who are making progress in their degree programs may repeat this course a maximum number of two (2) times; however, no more than a total of nine (9) combined credits of theatre production courses may count toward elective credits. Students are advised to consult the transfer university about the number of transferrable credits for theatre production courses.


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    TPA 2210 - Introduction to Technical Theatre


    (3 Credit Hours)
    (A.A.)


    Three hours per week.

    This course presents basic technical theatre practices - stage terminology, construction tools, theatrical/construction, backstage management and basic scene painting techniques. Basic design practices, color and drafting are applied to stage settings.


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    TPA 2248 - Stage Makeup


    (2 Credit Hours)
    (A.A.)


    Prerequisites: Permission of instructor.

    This course presents stage makeup for the actor including practice and technique in application. Life mask construction is stressed. Additional special fee is required.


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    TPA 2291 - Production Involvement II


    (1 Credit Hour)
    (A.A.)


    This course presents the theories and techniques of stagecraft, lighting, sound, costuming and/or make-up. Practical experience in the college theatre is provided. The application is through workshop sessions in the art of technical theatre and through the actual performance of two major productions each semester. Degree-seeking students who are making progress in their degree programs may repeat this course a maximum number of two (2) times; however, no more than a total of nine (9) combined credits of theatre production courses may count toward elective credits. Students are advised to consult the transfer university about the number of transferrable credits for theatre production courses.


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    TPA 2291B - Production Involvement IIB


    (1 Credit Hour)
    (A.A.)


    Prerequisites: TPA 2291  or equivalent.

    This course presents the theories and techniques of stagecraft, lighting, sound, costuming and/or make-up. Practical experience in the college theatre is provided. The application is through workshop sessions in the art of technical theatre and through the actual performance of two major productions each semester. Degree-seeking students who are making progress in their degree programs may repeat this course a maximum number of two (2) times; however, no more than a total of nine (9) combined credits of theatre production courses may count toward elective credits. Students are advised to consult the transfer university about the number of transferrable credits for theatre production courses.


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Theatre Production

  
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    TPP 1190 - Studio Theatre Cast I


    (1 Credit Hour)
    (A.A.)


    Prerequisites: Permission of instructor.

    This course presents the theories and techniques of acting, directing and stage management through the performance of significant works of dramatic literature. The course places in perspective the student’s academic study with work for which the student gets credit. Participation in the department’s theatre productions is required. Degree-seeking students who are making progress in their degree programs may repeat this course a maximum number of two (2) times; however, no more than a total of nine (9) combined credits of theatre production courses may count toward elective credits. Students are advised to consult the transfer university about the number of transferrable credits for theatre production courses.


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    TPP 1190B - Studio Theatre Cast IB


    (1 Credit Hour)
    (A.A.)


    Prerequisites: Permission of instructor and TPP 1190  or equivalent.

    This course presents the theories and techniques of acting, directing and stage management through the performance of significant works of dramatic literature. The course places in perspective the student’s academic study with work for which the student gets credit. Participation in the department’s theatre productions is required. Degree-seeking students who are making progress in their degree programs may repeat this course a maximum number of two (2) times; however, no more than a total of nine (9) combined credits of theatre production courses may count toward elective credits. Students are advised to consult the transfer university about the number of transferrable credits for theatre production courses.


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    TPP 1500 - Stage Movement for the Actor


    (3 Credit Hours)
    (A.A.)


    This course focuses on the nature of stage action: the actor’s inner creative feelings viewed as they are expressed through the actor’s physical means. Work on stage violence, pantomime, humor in movement, rhythmic movement and period movement is included.


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    TPP 2110 - Acting I


    (3 Credit Hours)
    (A.A.)


    Prerequisites: TPP 2700  strongly recommended, but not a requirement.

    This course introduces students to the acting process through class exercises, improvisation, beginning scene study and cold-reading audition technique. Emphasis is placed on expanding the student’s use of self in an imaginative, creative and truthful way. Degree-seeking students who are making progress in their degree programs may repeat this course a maximum number of two (2) times; however, no more than a total of nine (9) combined credits of theatre production courses may count toward elective credits. Students are advised to consult the transfer university about the number of transferrable credits for theatre production courses. 


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    TPP 2110B - Acting IB


    (3 Credit Hours)
    (A.A.)


    Prerequisites: Permission of the instructor and   and   or equivalent.

    This course introduces students to the acting process through class exercises, improvisation, beginning scene study and cold-reading audition technique. Emphasis is placed on expanding the student’s use of self in an imaginative, creative and truthful way. Degree-seeking students who are making progress in their degree programs may repeat this course a maximum number of two (2) times; however, no more than a total of nine (9) combined credits of theatre production courses may count toward elective credits. Students are advised to consult the transfer university about the number of transferrable credits for theatre production courses.


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    TPP 2111 - Acting II


    (3 Credit Hours)
    (A.A.)


    Prerequisites: TPP 2110 , or consent of the instructor.

    This course is a continuation of Acting I, with emphasis on in depth textual analysis and characterization.  Scene work and monologues serve as the basis for study.  The course introduces students to various acting styles as well as basic audition technique. Degree-seeking students who are making progress in their degree programs may repeat this course a maximum number of two (2) times; however, no more than a total of nine (9) combined credits of theatre production courses may count toward elective credits. Students are advised to consult the transfer university about the number of transferrable credits for theatre production courses.


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    TPP 2111B - Acting IIB


    (3 Credit Hours)
    (A.A.)


    Prerequisites: Permission of the instructor and   or equivalent.

    This course is a continuation of Acting I, with emphasis on in-depth textual analysis and characterization. Scene work and monologues serve as the basis for study. The course introduces students to various acting styles as well as basic audition technique. Degree-seeking students who are making progress in their degree programs may repeat this course a maximum number of two (2) times; however, no more than a total of nine (9) combined credits of theatre production courses may count toward elective credits. Students are advised to consult the transfer university about the number of transferrable credits for theatre production courses.


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    TPP 2191 - Studio Theatre Cast II


    (1 Credit Hour)
    (A.A.)


    Prerequisites: Permission of instructor.

    This course presents the theories and techniques of acting, directing and stage management through the performance of significant works of dramatic literature. The course places in perspective the student’s academic study with work for which the student gets credit. Participation in the department’s theatre productions is required. Degree-seeking students who are making progress in their degree programs may repeat this course a maximum number of two (2) times; however, no more than a total of nine (9) combined credits of theatre production courses may count toward elective credits. Students are advised to consult the transfer university about the number of transferrable credits for Theatre Production courses.


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    TPP 2191B - Studio Theatre Cast IIB


    (1 Credit Hour)
    (A.A.)


    Prerequisites: Permission of instructor and TPP 2191  or equivalent.

    This course presents the theories and techniques of acting, directing and stage management through the performance of significant works of dramatic literature. The course places in perspective the student’s academic study with work for which the student gets credit. Participation in the department’s theatre productions is required. Degree-seeking students who are making progress in their degree programs may repeat this course a maximum number of two (2) times; however, no more than a total of nine (9) combined credits of theatre production courses may count toward elective credits. Students are advised to consult the transfer university about the number of transferrable credits for theatre production courses.


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    TPP 2700 - Voice and Diction


    (3 Credit Hours)
    (A.A.)


    This course is to help individuals develop, maintain and improve their voice production. Proper breathing, inflection, voice quality and articulation are stressed. This course is recommended for all public performers.


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