2021-2022 HCC Catalog & Student Handbook 
    
    Jul 12, 2024  
2021-2022 HCC Catalog & Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


 

Human Services Technology

  
  • CMSW 2266 - Practicum-Clinical and Medical Social Worker


    Credits: 2

    Practical, general workplace training supported by an individualized learning plan developed by the employer, college, and student.

    Lecture: 0
    Lab: 0
    External: 14
    Prerequisite(s): Must be placed into college-level reading, college-level writing and MATH 0332   (P)   in math
  
  • DAAC 1264 - Practicum (or Field Experience) Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling


    Credits: 2

    Practical, general workplace training supported by an individualized learning plan developed by the employer, college, and student.

    Lecture: 0
    Lab: 0
    External: 14
  
  • DAAC 1304 - Pharmacology of Addiction


    Credits: 3

    Describes the psychological, physiological, and sociological effects of mood-altering substances and behaviors. Emphasizes pharmacological effects of tolerance, dependency/withdrawal, cross addiction, and drug interaction.

    Lecture: 3
    Lab: 0
  
  • DAAC 1305 - Co-Occurring Disorders


    Credits: 3

    Provides students with an understanding of co-occurring psychiatric and substance abuse disorders and their impact on the individual, family, and community. Includes an integrated approach to address the issues accompanying the illness.

    Lecture: 3
    Lab: 0
  
  • DAAC 1311 - Counseling Theories


    Credits: 3

    An examination of the major theories and current treatment modalities used in the field of counseling.

    Lecture: 3
    Lab: 0
    Prerequisite(s): Must be placed into college-level reading, college-level writing and MATH 0332  (P)   in math
  
  • DAAC 1319 - Substance-Related and Addictive Disorders


    Credits: 3

    An overview of causes and consequences of substance-related and addictive disorders, the major drug classifications, and the counselor’s code of ethics.

    Lecture: 3
    Lab: 0
  
  • DAAC 1417 - Basic Counseling Skills


    Credits: 4

    Presents the basic counseling skills necessary to develop an effective helping relationship with clients.

    Lecture: 2
    Lab: 8
  
  • DAAC 2267 - Practicum (or Field Experience) Substance Abuse / Addiction Counseling


    Credits: 2

    Practical, general workplace training supported by an individualized learning plan developed by the employer, college, and student.

    Lecture: 0
    Lab: 19
    Prerequisite(s): Department Approval; must be placed into college-level reading, college level writing and MATH 0332   (P)  in math.
  
  • DAAC 2306 - Substance Abuse Prevention I


    Credits: 3

    Focuses on aspects of substance abuse prevention from a public health model.

    Lecture: 3
    Lab: 1
  
  • DAAC 2353 - Substance Abuse Prevention II


    Credits: 3

    Focuses on the incorporation of research and evaluation methods into advanced program designs and outcomes, and research and application of ethics as applied to substance abuse prevention.

    Lecture: 3
    Lab: 1
  
  • DAAC 2354 - Dynamics of Group Counseling


    Credits: 3

    Exploration of group counseling skills, techniques, and stages of group development.

    Lecture: 3
    Lab: 0
    Prerequisite(s): DAAC 1417  
  
  • SCWK 1321 - Orientation to Social Services


    Credits: 3

    Introduction to the basic concepts, information, and practices within the field of social services. Topics include a survey of the historical development of social services; social, legal, and clinical definitions; and review of current information regarding indications for and methods of treatment and/or services.

    Lecture: 3
    Lab: 0

Humanities

  
  • HUMA 1301 - Introduction to Humanities I


    Credits: 3

    This stand-alone course is an interdisciplinary survey of cultures focusing on the philosophical and aesthetic factors in human values with an emphasis on the historical development of the individual and society and the need to create. 

    Lecture: 3
    Lab: 0
    Prerequisite(s): Must be placed at or passed appropriate coursework to qualify for college-level reading and college-level writing requirements.
    Note: Core Curriculum Course
  
  • HUMA 1305 - Introduction to Mexican American Studies


    Credits: 3

    This interdisciplinary survey examines the different cultural, artistic, economic, historical, political, and social aspects of the Mexican-American/Chicano/a communities. It also covers issues such as dispossession, immigration, transnationalism, and other topics that have shaped the Mexican-American experience. 

    Lecture: 3
    Lab: 0
    Note: Core Curriculum Course
  
  • HUMA 1311 - Mexican American Fine Arts Appreciation


    Credits: 3

    This course is an exploration of the purposes and processes in the visual and performing arts (such as music, painting, drama, and dance) and the ways in which they express the values of the Mexican-American/Chicano/a experience. 

    Lecture: 3
    Lab: 0
    Note: Core Curriculum Course
  
  • HUMA 2319 - American Minority Studies


    Credits: 3

    This interdisciplinary survey examines the diverse cultural, artistic, economic, historical, political, and social aspects of American minority communities. Topics may include race/ethnicity, gender, socioeconomic class, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, and religion. 

    Lecture: 3
    Lab: 0
    Prerequisite(s): ENGL 1301  or higher
    Note: Core Curriculum Course
  
  • HUMA 2323 - World Cultures


    Credits: 3

    This course is a general study of diverse world cultures. Topics include cultural practices, social structures, religions, arts, and languages. 

    Lecture: 3
    Lab: 0
    Prerequisite(s): ENGL 1301  or higher
    Note: Core Curriculum Course

Hydraulics Technology

  
  • HYDR 1345 - Hydraulics and Pneumatics


    Credits: 3

    Discussion of the fundamentals of hydraulics and pneumatics, components of each system and the operations, maintenance, and analysis of each system.

    Lecture: 2
    Lab: 2
    Prerequisite(s): TECM 1301  

Industrial Electricity

  
  • ELMT 1305 - Basic Fluid Power


    Credits: 3

    Basic fluid power course covering pneumatic and hydraulic systems, fluid power symbols, operating theory, components, and basic electrical and manual controls.

    Lecture: 2
    Lab: 2
  
  • ELPT 1311 - Basic Electrical Theory


    Credits: 3

    Basic theory and practice of electrical circuits. Includes calculations as applied to alternating and direct current.

    Lecture: 2
    Lab: 3
    Pre/Corequisite(s): TECM 1301  
  
  • ELPT 1315 - Electrical Calculations I


    Credits: 3

    Introduction to mathematical applications utilized to solve problems in the electrical field. Topics include fractions, decimals, percentages, simple equations, ratio and proportion, unit conversions, and applied geometry.

    Lecture: 2
    Lab: 2
    Pre/Corequisite(s): TECM 1301  
  
  • ELPT 1321 - Introduction to Electrical Safety and Tools


    Credits: 3

    A comprehensive overview of safety rules and regulations and the selection, inspection, use, and maintenance of common tools for electricians. Emphasis is given to safety rules and accepted safety practices in the workplace, the use of hand tools, power tools and the proper selection, function and operation of common electrical measuring instruments.

    Lecture: 2
    Lab: 2
  
  • ELPT 1325 - National Electrical Code I


    Credits: 3

    An introductory study of the National Electric Code (NEC) for those employed in fields requiring knowledge of the Code. Emphasis on wiring design, protection, methods, and materials; equipment for general use; and basic calculations.

    Lecture: 3
    Lab: 0
    Pre/Corequisite(s): TECM 1301  
  
  • ELPT 1329 - Residential Wiring


    Credits: 3

    Wiring methods for single family and multi-family dwellings. Includes load calculations, service entrance sizing, proper grounding techniques, and associated safety procedures.

    Lecture: 2
    Lab: 3
    Pre/Corequisite(s): ELPT 1221 or CNBT 1201
  
  • ELPT 1341 - Motor Control


    Credits: 3

    Operating principles of solid-state and conventional controls along with their practical applications. Includes braking, jogging, plugging, safety interlocks, wiring, and schematic diagram interpretations.

    Lecture: 2
    Lab: 3
    Pre/Corequisite(s): ELPT 1311  or HART 1301  
  
  • ELPT 1345 - Commercial Wiring


    Credits: 3

    Commercial wiring methods. Includes overcurrent protection, raceway panel board installation, proper grounding techniques, and associated safety procedures.

    Lecture: 2
    Lab: 3
    Corequisite(s): ELPT 1325  
    Pre/Corequisite(s): ELPT 1321  and ELPT 1329  
  
  • ELPT 1355 - Electronic Applications


    Credits: 3

    Electronic principles and the use of electronic devices. Includes diodes, transistors, and rectifiers

    Lecture: 2
    Lab: 3
    Prerequisite(s): ELPT 1311  Must be completed with a passing grade; TECM 1301  
  
  • ELPT 1370 - Electrical Blueprint Reading


    Credits: 3

    Students in this award are required to learn how to read master blueprints for all structure and installations requiring electrical wiring from commercial buildings to installing solar panels. This course focuses on the electrician’s responsibilities to follow the blueprint “electrical map” of all wires for all switches, fans, lighting, and all other electrical components required for each project while adhering to all regulatory codes, engineering, and architectural specifications. Other courses are either to generic or focus on other sub contractor’s perspectives not the electrician.

    Lecture: 3
    Lab: 0
  
  • ELPT 1371 - Residential Fixtures and Controls


    Credits: 3

    This course enables the student to show proficiency in the installation of residential fixtures and control systems through the study of the theory and application of electrical principles. Such study includes, yet not limited tothe principles of electrical voltage, control systems, blueprints, and hardware installation. Students will demonstrate proficiency testing, measurement, installation; use of appropriate tools and safety, application specific lighting controls; and, installation of conductor terminations in accordance with NEC rules. Learn about new types of modern and smart home fixtures like smart doorbells, smart smoke detectors, electric tankless water heaters, and security systems in homes.

    Lecture: 2
    Lab: 2
  
  • ELPT 1372 - Commercial Fixtures and Controls


    Credits: 3

    This course enables the student to show proficiency in the installation of commercial lighting systems through the study of the theory and application of electrical principles. Such study includes yet not limited to the principles of electrical voltage, control systems, blueprints, and hardware installation. Students will demonstrate proficiency in testing and measurement; use of appropriate tools and safety, application specific lighting controls; and, installation of conductor terminations in accordance with NEC rules.

    Lecture: 2
    Lab: 2
  
  • ELPT 1373 - Photovoltaic Fixtures and Controls 


    Credits: 3

    This course enables students to show proficiency in the installation and calculation of photovoltaic fixtures and control systems through the study of the theory, mathematics and application of electrical principles. Such study includes, yet not limited to the principles of electrical voltage, controls systems, blueprints, and hardware installation. Students will demonstrate proficiency of testing and controls, installation of conductor terminations in accordance with NEC rules. Learn different aspects of a complete solar system in a residential, commercial, recreational vehicles, boats, or stand alone monitor system. Students will be able to complete a power audit based on power needs to align with the proposed solar system.

    Lecture: 2
    Lab: 2
  
  • ELPT 1380 - Cooperative Education-Electrical and Power Transmission Installation/Installer, General


    Credits: 3

    Career-related activities encountered in the student’s area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component.

    Lecture: 1
    Lab: 0
    External: 20
  
  • ELPT 1391 - Special Topics in Electrical and Power Transmission Installer, General


    Credits: 3

    Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student.

    Lecture: 2
    Lab: 4
    Repeatable: This course was designed to be repeated multiple times to improve student proficiency.
  
  • ELPT 2305 - Motors and Transformers


    Credits: 3

    Operation of single- and three-phase motors and transformers. Includes transformer banking, power factor correction, and protective devices.

    Lecture: 2
    Lab: 2
  
  • ELPT 2337 - Electrical Planning and Estimating


    Credits: 3

    Planning and estimating for residential, commercial, and industrial wiring systems. Includes a variety of electrical techniques.

    Lecture: 2
    Lab: 4
  
  • ELPT 2343 - Electrical Systems Design


    Credits: 3

    Electrical design of commercial and/or industrial projects including building layout, types of equipment, placement, sizing of electrical equipment, and all electrical calculations according to the requirements of the National Electrical Code (NEC).

    Lecture: 2
    Lab: 2
  
  • ELPT 2347 - Electrical Testing and Maintenance


    Credits: 3

    Proper and safe use of electrical power equipment test devices and the interpretation of test results. Includes protective relay testing and calibration, direct current (DC) testing, insulation power factor testing, and medium voltage switchgear.

    Lecture: 2
    Lab: 2
  
  • ELPT 2380 - Cooperative Education-Electrical and Power Transmission Installation/Installer, General


    Credits: 3

    Career-related activities encountered in the student’s area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component.

    Lecture: 1
    Lab: 0
    External: 15
  
  • ELPT 2381 - Cooperative Education-Electrical and Power Transmission Installation/Installer, General


    Credits: 3

    Career-related activities encountered in the student’s area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component.

    Lecture: 1
    Lab: 0
    External: 15
  
  • ELPT 2419 - Programmable Logic Controllers I


    Credits: 4

    Fundamental concepts of programmable logic controllers, principles of operation, and numbering systems as applied to electrical controls.

    Lecture: 3
    Lab: 2
    Prerequisite(s): ELMT 1301 , TECM 1301  
  
  • ELPT 2449 - Industrial Automation


    Credits: 4

    Electrical control systems, applications, and interfacing utilized in industrial automation.

    Lecture: 3
    Lab: 2
    Pre/Corequisite(s): Department Approval
  
  • INCR 1302 - Physics of Instrumentation


    Credits: 3

    An introduction to a simple pneumatic control loop. Introduction to pressure, temperature, level, and flow transmitters and the various transducers used in the detection of changes in process variables. This course is designed to familiarize the student with the instrumentation devices utilized in industrial automation and process control environments.

    Lecture: 2
    Lab: 2
    Pre/Corequisite(s): ELPT 1311  

Instrumentation Technology

  
  • INTC 1343 - Application of Industrial Automatic Controls


    Credits: 3

    Automatic process control including measuring devices, analog and digital instrumentation, signal transmitters, recorders, alarms, controllers, control valves, and process and instrument drawings. Includes connection and troubleshooting of loops.

    Lecture: 3
    Lab: 0
    Prerequisite(s): INTC 1441  or Departmental Approval; must be placed into college-level reading, writing and math.
  
  • INTC 1356 - Instrumentation Calibration


    Credits: 3

    Techniques for configuring and calibrating transmitters, controllers, recorders, valves, and valve positioners.

    Lecture: 2
    Lab: 4
    Prerequisite(s): Must be placed into college-level reading, writing and math
  
  • INTC 1441 - Principles of Automatic Control


    Credits: 4

    Basic measurements, automatic control systems and design, closed loop systems, controllers, feedback, control modes, and control configurations.

    Lecture: 3
    Lab: 3
    Prerequisite(s): CETT 1403 , INTC 1312, INTC 1456, MATH 1314  or Departmental Approval; must be placed into college-level reading, writing and math.
  
  • INTC 2330 - Instrumentation Systems Troubleshooting


    Credits: 3

    Techniques for troubleshooting instrumentation systems in a process environment. Includes troubleshooting upsets in processes

    Lecture: 2
    Lab: 4
    Prerequisite(s): INTC 1441  or Departmental Approval; must be placed into college-level reading, writing and math.
  
  • INTC 2336 - Distributed Control and Programmable Logic


    Credits: 3

    An overview of distributed control systems including configuration of programmable logic controllers, smart transmitters, and field communicators. Functions of digital systems in a process control environment.

    Lecture: 2
    Lab: 2
    Prerequisite(s): INTC 1343  or Department Approval; must be placed into college-level reading, writing and math.

Insurance and Risk Management

  
  • INSR 1191 - Special Topics in Insurance


    Credits: 1

    Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student.

    Lecture: 0
    Lab: 4
    Repeatable: This course was designed to be repeated multiple times to improve student proficiency.
  
  • INSR 1205 - Personal Insurance


    Credits: 2

    Introduction to personal loss exposures and personal insurance policies for handling these exposures including auto, homeowners, life, health, marine, and various government insurance programs. May prepare students to take the licensing exam sponsored by the Texas Department of Insurance.

    Lecture: 2
    Lab: 0
  
  • INSR 1209 - Principles of Insurance


    Credits: 2

    The overall concepts of the insurance industries based upon the profile of each of the industry types, organizational structures, and careers in the insurance industry. May prepare students to take the licensing exam sponsored by the Texas Department of Insurance.

    Lecture: 2
    Lab: 0
  
  • INSR 1217 - Insurance Customer Service Representative


    Credits: 2

    Fundamental front-line customer service support for the delivery of information and quality service. Includes information about general insurance policies, terminology, and customer service procedures. May prepare students to take the licensing exam sponsored by the Texas Department of Insurance.

    Lecture: 2
    Lab: 0
  
  • INSR 1301 - Commercial Insurance


    Credits: 3

    Introduction to business loss exposures and the operation of the insurance policies available for these exposures including property, business income, crime, marine, auto, and other government programs. May prepare students to take the licensing exam sponsored by the Texas Department of Insurance.

    Lecture: 2
    Lab: 4
  
  • INSR 1351 - Essentials of Risk Management


    Credits: 3

    Risk management decision-making process with emphasis on identification and analysis of loss exposures and development of alternative techniques for the treatment of each exposure.

    Lecture: 2
    Lab: 4
  
  • INSR 2340 - Multiline Insurance Sales and Marketing


    Credits: 3

    Prospecting and presentation, types of coverage, identifying client needs, terminology, and analyzing homeowner’s coverage. Includes information related to sales transitions, analyzing automobile and specialized coverage, tax implications, loss ratios and agent responsibilities.

    Lecture: 3
    Lab: 1

Integrated Reading and Writing

  
  • INRW 0100 - Companion Course


    Credits: 1

    This course is a combined 1 hour lecture/ lab performance-based companion course designed to develop student’s critical reading and academic writing skills. Students who enroll in this course are required to enroll in INRW 0410 . INRW 0100 is a companion course to INRW 0410 . The content of this course is based upon the needs of the accompanying INRW 0410  course. The focus is to prepare, support, and enable students to successfully perform in INRW 0410 . The course integrates complementary reading and writing assignments with special emphasis given to reasoning and responding to issues arising from class readings. Students who successfully complete this course and INRW 0410  will qualify to take INRW 0420 .

    Lecture: 1
    Lab: 0
  
  • INRW 0300 - Integrated Reading & Writing Course for ENGL 1301


    Credits: 3

    A corequisite course in support of ENGL 1301 : Intensive study of and practice in writing processes, from invention and researching to drafting, revising, and editing, both individually and collaboratively. Emphasis on effective rhetorical choices, including audience, purpose, arrangement, and style. Focus on writing the academic essay as a vehicle for learning, communicating, and critical analysis.

    Lecture: 3
    Lab: 0
  
  • INRW 0301 - Integrated Reading and Writing


    Credits: 3

    A corequisite course in support of HIST 1301 : A survey of the social, political, economic, cultural, and intellectual history of the United States from the pre-Columbian era to the Civil War/Reconstruction period. United States History I includes the study of pre-Columbian, colonial, revolutionary, early national, slavery and sectionalism, and the Civil War/Reconstruction eras. Themes that may be addressed in United States History I include: American settlement and diversity, American culture, religion, civil and human rights, technological change, economic change, immigration and migration, and creation of the federal government. TSI Scores for College Level Reading and Writing : WRITE: 310-349 and ABEWD:4-6 AND WS:5-8 (i. e. and passing reading) OR Write: 340-390 and WS:4-8 (i. e. and passing reading) READ 351-390

    Lecture: 3
    Lab: 0
  
  • INRW 0410 - Integrated Read & Write I


    Credits: 4

    This course is a combined 3 hour lecture/ 2 hour lab (1 hour technology lab & 1 hour writing lab), performance-based course designed to develop student’s critical reading and academic writing skills. The focus of the course will be on applying critical reading skills for organizing, analyzing, and retaining material and developing written work appropriate to the audience, purpose, situation, and length of the assignment. The course integrates intermediate reading skills with intermediate writing skills needed in writing a variety of academic essays and written assignments. This course is designed to prepare students for advanced integrated reading and writing and provide the framework to excel in writing intensive courses. Lab required. Students who successfully complete this course will qualify to take INRW 0420 .

    Lecture: 3
    Lab: 2
  
  • INRW 0420 - Integrated Read and Write II


    Credits: 4

    This course is a combined 3 hour lecture/ 2 hour lab (1 hour technology lab & 1 hour writing lab), performance-based course designed to develop student’s critical reading and academic writing skills. The focus of the course will be on applying critical reading skills for organizing, analyzing, and retaining material and developing written work appropriate to the audience, purpose, situation, and length of the assignment. The course integrates intermediate reading skills with intermediate writing skills needed in writing a variety of academic essays and written assignments. This course is designed to prepare students for advanced integrated reading and writing and provide the framework to excel in writing intensive courses. Lab required.

    Lecture: 3
    Lab: 2

International Business

  
  • IBUS 1191 - Special Topics in International Business


    Credits: 1

    This course prepares students to sit for the Certified Global Business Professional (CGBP) credential exam. The CGBP designation is recognized internationally as a professional credential for people who work in all fields related to international trade. This course must be taken in the last semester of any International Business program and it was designed to be repeated multiple times to improve student proficiency.

    Lecture: 1
    Lab: 0
  
  • IBUS 1291 - Special Topics in International Business


    Credits: 2

    Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. (This course substitutes for IBUS 2280 .)

    Lecture: 2
    Lab: 0
    Prerequisite(s): Must be placed into college-level reading, college-level writing and MATH 0314   (P)  in math.
    Repeatable: This course was designed to be repeated multiple times to improve student proficiency.
  
  • IBUS 1300 - Global Logistics Management


    Credits: 3

    Global logistics, management processes, procedures, and regulations used in transportation, physical distribution, warehousing, inventory control, materials handling, packaging, plant and warehouse location, risk management, customer service, and networks for logistics, suppliers, and information. Includes decision making and case resolution techniques to solve problems and to develop logistical and information networks for supply chain management appropriate for global corporations

    Lecture: 3
    Lab: 0
  
  • IBUS 1301 - Principles of Exports


    Credits: 3

    Export management processes and procedures. Includes governmental controls and compliance, licensing of products, documentation, commercial invoices, and traffic procedures. Emphasizes human and public relations, management of personnel, finance, and accounting procedures.

    Lecture: 3
    Lab: 0
  
  • IBUS 1302 - Principles of Imports


    Credits: 3

    Practices and processes of import management operations. Includes government controls and compliance. Emphasizes the preparation and understanding of import documents such as customs invoices, packing lists, and commercial invoices.

    Lecture: 3
    Lab: 0
  
  • IBUS 1305 - Introduction to International Business and Trade


    Credits: 3

    The techniques for entering the international marketplace. Emphasis on the impact and dynamics of sociocultural, demographic, economic, technological, and political-legal factors in the foreign trade environment. Topics include patterns of world trade, internationalization of the firm, and operating procedures of the multinational enterprise.

    Lecture: 3
    Lab: 0
  
  • IBUS 1341 - Global Supply Chain Management


    Credits: 3

    International purchasing or sourcing. Includes the advantages and the barriers of purchasing internationally, global sourcing, procurement technology, and purchasing processes. Emphasizes issues of contract administration, location, and evaluation of foreign suppliers, total cost approach, exchange fluctuations, customs procedures, and related topics.

    Lecture: 3
    Lab: 0
    Prerequisite(s): LMGT 1319  
  
  • IBUS 1354 - International Marketing Management


    Credits: 3

    Analysis of international marketing strategies using market trends, costs, forecasting, pricing, sourcing and distribution factors. Development of an international export/import marketing plan.

    Lecture: 3
    Lab: 0
  
  • IBUS 1370 - Economic Geography


    Credits: 3

    A study of material management, government regulations and distribution systems throughout the world as related to economic factors regarding agriculture, manufacturing, and materials utilization.

    Lecture: 3
    Lab: 0
  
  • IBUS 2280 - Cooperative Education-International Business / Trade / Commerce


    Credits: 2

    Career-related activities encountered in the student’s area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component. 

    Lecture: 1
    Lab: 10
    Prerequisite(s): IBUS 1305 ; must be placed into college-level reading, college-level writing and MATH 0314   (P)  in math **Requires Departmental approval.
  
  • IBUS 2332 - Global Business Simulation


    Credits: 3

    A simulation of a global environment. Students will engage in business practice and theory. The simulation may include researching foreign business cultures and importing and exporting products. Emphasizes participation in all business decisions related to running a simulated company.

    Lecture: 3
    Lab: 0
  
  • IBUS 2335 - International Business Law


    Credits: 3

    A course in law as it applies to international business transactions in the global political-legal environment. Study of interrelationships among laws of different countries and the legal effects on individuals and business organizations. Topics include agency agreements, international contracts and administrations, regulations of exports and imports, technology transfers, regional transactions, intellectual property, product liability, and legal organization.

    Lecture: 3
    Lab: 0
    Prerequisite(s): Must complete IBUS 1301  & IBUS 1302  OR IBUS 1305 .
  
  • IBUS 2339 - International Banking and Trade Finance


    Credits: 3

    A course in international monetary systems, financial markets, flow of capital, foreign exchange, and financial institutions. Topics include export-import payments and financing the preparation of letters of Credit, related shipping documentation, and electronic transfers. An introduction to multinational financial decisions, such as financing foreign investment or working capital.

    Lecture: 3
    Lab: 0
  
  • IBUS 2341 - Intercultural Management


    Credits: 3

    Cross-cultural comparisons of management and communications processes. Emphasizes cultural geographic distinctions and antecedents that affect individual, group, and organizational behavior. May include sociocultural demographics, economics, technology, political-legal issues, negotiations, and processes of decision making in the international cultural environment.

    Lecture: 3
    Lab: 0
    Prerequisite(s): IBUS 1305  
  
  • IBUS 2370 - Global Issues for Enterprise


    Credits: 3

    Global Issues in Enterprise provides an overview of the challenges and opportunities that exist in different countries for creating social enterprise organizations. Topics include: lack of resources, lack of infrastructure, differing legal systems, cultural and social taboos on certain products or means of earning a living, corruption, lack of education as well as upcoming changes such as the impact of the Internet on education in lesser developed countries.

    Lecture: 3
    Lab: 0

Interior Design

  
  • INDS 1301 - Basic Elements of Design


    Credits: 3

    A study of basic design concepts with projects in shape, line, value, texture, pattern, spatial illusion, and form.

    Lecture: 2
    Lab: 3
  
  • INDS 1311 - Fundamentals of Interior Design


    Credits: 3

    An introduction to the elements and principles of design, the interior design profession, and the interior design problem-solving process.

    Lecture: 3
    Lab: 1
  
  • INDS 1315 - Materials, Methods and Estimating


    Credits: 3

    A study of materials, methods of construction and installation, and estimating for interior design applications.

    Lecture: 2
    Lab: 3
  
  • INDS 1319 - Technical Drawing for Interior Designers


    Credits: 3

    An Introduction to reading and preparing technical construction drawings for interior design, including plans, elevations, details, schedules, dimensions and lettering.

    Lecture: 2
    Lab: 4
  
  • INDS 1341 - Color Theory and Application


    Credits: 3

    A study of color theory and its application to interior design.

    Lecture: 2
    Lab: 3
  
  • INDS 1345 - Commercial Design I


    Credits: 3

    A study of design principles applied to furniture layout and space planning for commercial interiors.

    Lecture: 2
    Lab: 4
    Prerequisite(s): INDS 2313  
  
  • INDS 1349 - Fundamentals of Space Planning


    Credits: 3

    The study of residential and light commercial spaces, including programming, codes, standards, space planning, drawings and presentations.

    Lecture: 2
    Lab: 3
    Prerequisite(s): INDS 1301 , INDS 1319  and INDS 1311  or Department Approval
  
  • INDS 1352 - History, Civilization, of Interiors II


    Credits: 3

    A multi-cultural historical survey of design in architecture, interiors, furnishings, and decorative elements from the post-Renaissance period to present time.

    Lecture: 3
    Lab: 1
  
  • INDS 1370 - History of Interiors


    Credits: 3

    The course is a multicultural, historical survey of various styles and periods of antiquities, architecture, interiors, and furnishings with consideration of Asia, Egypt, Greece, Italy, Spain, France, post-Renaissance through the present. It offers a critical overview of the History, Civilization, of interior design, its connection t different periods and cultures, and its integral relationship with architecture and decorative arts.

    Lecture: 3
    Lab: 1
  
  • INDS 2237 - Portfolio Presentation


    Credits: 2

    A course in the preparation and presentation of a comprehensive interior design portfolio, including resume preparation, employment interview skills, and goal setting.

    Lecture: 1
    Lab: 4
    Prerequisite(s): Approval of course instructor or Department Approval;
  
  • INDS 2264 - Practicum (or Field Experience) Interior Design


    Credits: 2

    Practical, general workplace training supported by an individualized learning plan developed by the employer, college, and student.

    Lecture: 0
    Lab: 18
  
  • INDS 2270 - Photoshop for Interior Design


    Credits: 3

    An exploration of Adobe Photoshop and its application to the practice of interior design to create visual design communication materials, renderings, and presentations.

    Lecture: 1
    Lab: 5
    Prerequisite(s): INDS 2317  
  
  • INDS 2271 - Digital Presentation Methods


    Credits: 2

    An exploration of Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Google SketchUp and their application to the practice of interior design to create visual design communication materials, renderings, and presentations.

    Lecture: 0
    Lab: 6
  
  • INDS 2305 - Interior Design Graphics


    Credits: 3

    Skill development in computer-generated graphics and technical drawings for interior design applications.

    Lecture: 2
    Lab: 4
    Prerequisite(s): INDS 1319  or Department Approval
  
  • INDS 2307 - Textiles for Interior Design


    Credits: 3

    The study of interior design textiles including characteristics, care, codes, and applications.

    Lecture: 2
    Lab: 3
  
  • INDS 2310 - Kitchen and Bath Design


    Credits: 3

    The study and application of the National Kitchen and Bath Association’s Guideline and Planning Standards and Safety Criteria for residential kitchens and bathrooms including Universal Design concepts. Also includes the study and selection of kitchen and bath materials, equipment and cabinetry. Computer aided kitchen and bath design software is introduced.

    Lecture: 2
    Lab: 4
    Prerequisite(s): INDS 1349 , INDS 2305  and INDS 2317  
  
  • INDS 2311 - Interior Environment Factors


    Credits: 3

    A study of human factors affecting the interior environment, including proxemics, ergonomics, and universal design.

    Lecture: 2
    Lab: 4
    Prerequisite(s): Associate Degree in Interior Design or Department Approval
  
  • INDS 2313 - Residential Design I


    Credits: 3

    The study of residential spaces, including the identification of client needs, programming, standards, space planning, drawings, and presentations.

    Lecture: 2
    Lab: 4
    Prerequisite(s): INDS 1311 , INDS 1341 , INDS 1349 , INDS 2330  and INDS 2317  
  
  • INDS 2315 - Lighting for Interior Designers


    Credits: 3

    Fundamentals of lighting design, including lamps, luminaries, lighting techniques, and applications for residential and commercial projects.

    Lecture: 2
    Lab: 3
    Prerequisite(s): INDS 1319  or Department Approval
  
  • INDS 2317 - Rendering Techniques


    Credits: 3

    A study of rendering techniques for formal interior design presentation, using a variety of media.

    Lecture: 2
    Lab: 3
    Prerequisite(s): INDS 2321  
  
  • INDS 2321 - Presentation Drawing


    Credits: 3

    An introduction to two-and three-dimensional presentations, including drawings with one- and two-point perspectives, plans, and elevations.

    Lecture: 2
    Lab: 3
  
  • INDS 2325 - Professional Practices for Interior Designers


    Credits: 3

    A study of business practices and procedures for interior designers, including professional ethics, project management, marketing, and legal issues.

    Lecture: 3
    Lab: 1
  
  • INDS 2330 - Interior Design Building Systems


    Credits: 3

    An overview of building materials, mechanical systems, and construction techniques as applied to interior design. Discussion of codes, project sequencing and the interpretation of detailed working drawings.

    Lecture: 2
    Lab: 4
  
  • INDS 2370 - Digital Presentation Methods


    Credits: 3

    An exploration of Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Google SketchUp and their application to the practice of interior design to create visual design communication materials, renderings, and presentations.

    Lecture: 2
    Lab: 4
    Prerequisite(s): INDS 2321  
  
  • INDS 2371 - Advanced Kitchen and Bath Design


    Credits: 3

    Kitchen and bath design students upon completion of this course demonstrate the knowledge of advanced approaches to their solutions including knowledge of NKBA Planning Guidelines for the kitchen and bath, and NKBA Access Planning Guidelines used in universal design projects. Upon completion students acquire mastery of solving problems, mastery of developing a concept and theme design, mastery of producing professional working documents, mastery of presenting the idea, and mastery of processing NKBA forms through development of an advanced kitchen project and an advanced bathroom project from inception to completion.

    Lecture: 2
    Lab: 4
  
  • INDS 2386 - Internship-Interior Design


    Credits: 3

    An experience external to the college for an advanced student in the specialized field involving a written agreement between the educational institution and a business or industry. Mentored and supervised by a workplace employee, the student achieves objectives that are developed and documented by the college and that are directly related to specific occupational outcomes. This may be a paid or unpaid experience.

    Lecture: 1
    Lab: 0
    External: 17
    Prerequisite(s): Internship is done the final semester upon completion of the program. Department approval.
    Repeatable: This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary.
 

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