Jul 20, 2018  
2018-2019 Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Catalog

Course Descriptions


Course descriptions are presented alphabetically by subject or discipline.

The semester hours of credit to be earned for each course is indicated by the number to the right of the course title.

On the basis of application data and Basic Skills Assessment, the College may require students to take certain courses numbered 010-099 in order to better prepare for college-level work.

Courses can be offered only if there is sufficient enrollment and if funds and staff are available. The College reserves the right to cancel courses with insufficient registration and to make necessary changes in the schedule of courses. Some courses may only be offered on an occasional basis.

Elective Choices in Program Requirements

Business Administration: Accounting, business, computer science, economics and office administrative careers

Humanities: Art, communications, English, foreign languages, humanities, music, sign language, philosophy, and theater.

Interdisciplinary Studies

Mathematics

Science: Biology, chemistry, geology, physics, and science

Social Science: Courses from anthropology, economics, education, history, political science, psychology, interdisciplinary, and sociology

 

English

   •  ENG* 114 Children's Literature
   •  ENG* 145 Western Literature
   •  ENG* 198 Special Topics: Composition Plus
   •  ENG* 202 Technical Writing
   •  ENG* 212 Crime and Detective Fiction
   •  ENG* 214 Drama
   •  ENG* 220 Studies in American Literature
   •  ENG* 223 Contemporary American Literature
   •  ENG* 225 19th Century American Literature
   •  ENG* 255 Black Literature Worldwide
   •  ENG* 262 Women in Literature
   •  ENG* 274 Graphic Novel as Literature
   •  ENG* 275 Biblical and Classical Literature
   •  ENG* 281 Creative Writing
   •  ENG* 282 Creative Writing: Poetry
   •  ENG* 283 Creative Writing Fiction

English as a Second Language

   •  ESL* 022 Reading/Writing II
   •  ESL* 025 Grammar II
   •  ESL* 027 Oral Communications II
   •  ESL* 028 Pronunciation and Oral Practice II
   •  ESL* 038 Pronunciation and Oral Practice III
   •  ESL* 132 Reading/Writing III
   •  ESL* 135 Grammar III
   •  ESL* 137 Oral Communications III
   •  ESL* 142 Reading/Writing IV
   •  ESL* 145 Grammar IV
   •  ESL* 147 Oral Communication IV
   •  ESL* 152 Reading/Writing V
   •  ESL* 155 Grammar V
   •  ESL* 157 Oral Communications V
   •  ESL* 162 Reading/Writing VI
   •  ESL* 175 Grammar VI

Environmental Science

   •  EVS* 100 Introduction to Environmental Science
   •  EVS* 105 Environmental Science Field Laboratory
   •  EVS* 114 Environmental Science
   •  EVS* 231 Sustainable Energy and the Environment
   •  GIS* 125 Mapping Technologies

French

   •  FRE* 101 Elementary French I
   •  FRE* 102 Elementary French II
   •  FRE* 201 Intermediate French I

Geography

   •  GEO* 101 Introduction to Geography
   •  GEO* 111 World Regional Geography

Geology

   •  GLG* 121 Introduction to Physical Geology

Health

   •  HLT* 100 A Survey of Health Careers
   •  HLT* 103 Investigations in Health Careers
   •  HLT* 111 Basic Life Support
   •  HLT* 115 Current Issues in Health Education
   •  HLT* 121 Survey of Alternative Health Care
   •  HLT* 131 Patient Care Techniques
   •  HLT* 141 Techniques of Phlebotomy
   •  HLT* 150 Introduction to Community Health
   •  HLT* 151 Health & Wellness Promotion
   •  HLT* 170 Law and Ethics for the Health Care Professional
   •  HLT* 290 Community Health Practicum
   •  HLT* 294 Phlebotomy Practicum

Health Information Management Technology

   •  HIM* 102 Introduction to Health Care Systems
   •  HIM* 201 Health Information Management Principles
   •  HIM* 210 Coding I
   •  HIM* 211 Advanced Medical Coding
   •  HIM* 254 HIMT Practicum

History

   •  HIS* 101 Western Civilization I
   •  HIS* 102 Western Civilization II
   •  HIS* 121 World Civilization I
   •  HIS* 122 World Civilization II
   •  HIS* 201 U.S. History I
   •  HIS* 202 U.S. History II
   •  HIS* 210 History of Colonial America
   •  HIS* 211 History of Connecticut
   •  HIS* 226 The U.S. Civil War
   •  HIS* 227 The Vietnam War
   •  HIS* 231 History of Russia II
   •  HIS* 249 The History of the Cold War
   •  HIS* 250 Revolution in the Modern World
   •  HIS* 254 History of Religion

Humanities

   •  HUM* 101 Introduction to Humanities
   •  HUM* 146 Leadership Development Studies: A Humanities Approach
   •  HUM* 151 Folktales

Human Services

   •  HSE* 101 Introduction to Human Services
   •  HSE* 108 Human Service Worker
   •  HSE* 141 Addiction and Mental Illness in Behavioral Health Care
   •  HSE* 147 Change Theory and Strategies in Behavioral Health Care
   •  HSE* 204 Introduction to Cross-Cultural Counseling
   •  HSE* 213 Conflict Resolution
   •  HSE* 243 Human Services Skills and Methods
   •  HSE* 281 Human Services Field Work I
   •  HSE* 282 Human Services Field Work II

Interdisciplinary Studies

   •  IDS* 199 Career Exploration
   •  IS 095 The College Experience: Strategies for Success
   •  IS 101 An Introduction to the Liberal Arts
   •  IS 103 First Year Experience
   •  IS 115 Investigations in STEM Careers
   •  IS 125 Envision the Future: You and the World
   •  IS 127 The Nuclear Dilemma: Thinking Our Way to a Safer World
   •  IS 130 Interdisciplinary Service Learning
   •  IS 135 Principles of Problem Solving
   •  IS 150 Credit for Prior Learning Portfolio Preparation

Manufacturing

   •  MFG* 105 Manufacturing Math II
   •  MFG* 115 Safety in the Workplace
   •  MFG* 120 Metrology
   •  MFG* 124 Blueprint Reading
 

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