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5159 ACC 101-O1A Intro Accounting I 3.00 25 13 Capra, Lori

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Basic concepts of accounting; use of accounting data. Topics include, but are not limited to, the theory of debits and credits, use of journals and ledgers, analysis and recording of financial transactions, the accounting for both service and merchandising business, internal controls, specialized journals, and the control of cash transactions.
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5160 ACC 102-O1A Intro Accounting II 3.00 25 8 Quinn, Kristen

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Continuation of ACC101 Introductory Accounting I. Topics include, but are not limited to, fixed and intangible assets, payroll, partnerships, corporations, corporate stocks, retained earnings, dividends, bonds, present value theory, investments, marketable securities and statement of changes in financial position.
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5185 ACC 203-O1A Managerial Accounting 3.00 25 20 Quinn, Kristen

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Intensive study of cost methods: costing for materials, labor, and factory overhead; job order costing, direct costing, and the use of standards and variances, as well as managerial implications of costing methodology.
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5129 ANT 101-O1A Cultural Anthropology 3.00 25 24 Arford, Kristi

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This course is designed to introduce students to the anthropological study of human culture. We will explore ways of trying to understand the world views and belief systems of a diverse array of human cultures. Some of the topics to be explored include family and kinship systems, religion and magic, language, economic and political systems, conflict and social control, cultural constructions of gender and race, and the effects of globalization. The course aims to foster in students cross-cultural understanding as our world becomes increasingly interconnected, as well as recognition of the fundamental similarities we all share as humans.
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5004 BIO 101-O1A Human Biology 3.00 25 16 Deschuytner, Edward

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This course is a basic study of the structure and functioning of the human body. Emphasis will be placed on the interrelationships among the systems. This course introduces the major chemical and biological principles through the study of the human body. Note: This course may be taken alone as a 3 credit biology course OR in conjunction with BIO102 Human Biology Laboratory as a 4 credit biology course.
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5233 BIO 101-O1B Human Biology 3.00 25 4 Deschuytner, Edward

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This course is a basic study of the structure and functioning of the human body. Emphasis will be placed on the interrelationships among the systems. This course introduces the major chemical and biological principles through the study of the human body. Note: This course may be taken alone as a 3 credit biology course OR in conjunction with BIO102 Human Biology Laboratory as a 4 credit biology course.
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5007 BIO 103-O1A Hum Nutrition & Hlth 3.00 25 19 Carles, Maria

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This course begins with an overview of the basic chemistry needed to understand the biology of nutrition. The primary focus of the course is on eating practices and their effect on the overall health of the human body. Topics covered include the composition and function of the major food groups, vitamins and minerals, product label interpretation, and nutrition's role in disease and wellness. Note: This course may be taken alone as a 3 credit biology course OR in conjunction with BIO104 Human Nutrition & Health Laboratory, as a 4 credit biology course.
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5008 BIO 103-O1B Hum Nutrition & Hlth 3.00 25 7 Carles, Maria

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This course begins with an overview of the basic chemistry needed to understand the biology of nutrition. The primary focus of the course is on eating practices and their effect on the overall health of the human body. Topics covered include the composition and function of the major food groups, vitamins and minerals, product label interpretation, and nutrition's role in disease and wellness. Note: This course may be taken alone as a 3 credit biology course OR in conjunction with BIO104 Human Nutrition & Health Laboratory, as a 4 credit biology course.
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5010 BIO 104-O1A Hum Nutr & Hlth Lab 1.00 25 16 Carles, Maria

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This course involves the application of those theories and principles of nutrition and health learned in the classroom. Some of the topics investigated include nutrient content of the food groups, menu planning and calculations of nutrient RDA's, water quality testing, and nutrient intake and calorie calculations. Note: this laboratory may be taken in conjunction with BIO103 Human Nutrition and Health, or after having completed and passed BIO103 Human Nutrition and Health.
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5011 BIO 104-O1B Hum Nutr & Hlth Lab 1.00 25 8 Carles, Maria

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This course involves the application of those theories and principles of nutrition and health learned in the classroom. Some of the topics investigated include nutrient content of the food groups, menu planning and calculations of nutrient RDA's, water quality testing, and nutrient intake and calorie calculations. Note: this laboratory may be taken in conjunction with BIO103 Human Nutrition and Health, or after having completed and passed BIO103 Human Nutrition and Health.
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5002 BUS 101-O1A Intro To Business 3.00 25 20 Zannini, Bernard

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This course will introduce students to the environment in which business is transacted in modern times by presenting an overview of functional areas of business and the basic concepts of the business world. Recommended for beginning business and non-business majors.
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5318 BUS 101-O1B Intro To Business 3.00 20 0 Zannini, Bernard

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This course will introduce students to the environment in which business is transacted in modern times by presenting an overview of functional areas of business and the basic concepts of the business world. Recommended for beginning business and non-business majors.
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5161 BUS 102-O1A Intro Entrepreneurship 3.00 22 11 Zannini, Bernard

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An introductory course to Entrepreneurship, designed to help potential and current small business owners understand the basics of business. The course provides the skills needed to successfully identify, analyze and develop a business idea into the start of a business plan. It covers topics such as exploring/planning and managing/ marketing. The course is designed so that students will be able to assess the feasibility of their business, as well as do the necessary research to define a viable market. Case studies will be utilized to reinforce the concepts learned in class. The course is competency-based; students will be graded on their plans, presentations, and other demonstrations of skill, in addition to traditional tests. Students will work individually and in teams.
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5078 CIS 110-O1A Computer Applications 3.00 25 17 Broughton, Michael

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This course will focus on the effective use of the computer at home or on the job. Topics will include an introduction to application software for presentation graphics, electronic spreadsheet, and database management software. It also expands upon the student's knowledge of word processing and the operating system. Students must be prepared to use a Windows environment. Students will have access to this platform in all the campus labs.
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5315 CIS 110-O1B Computer Applications 3.00 25 3 Broughton, Michael

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This course will focus on the effective use of the computer at home or on the job. Topics will include an introduction to application software for presentation graphics, electronic spreadsheet, and database management software. It also expands upon the student's knowledge of word processing and the operating system. Students must be prepared to use a Windows environment. Students will have access to this platform in all the campus labs.
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5080 CIS 112-O1A Integrated Comput Appl 4.00 25 20 Sparrow, Kristen

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This is a comprehensive course in the use and application of spreadsheets. Students will develop projects using spreadsheets for typical business uses. Topics covered are spreadsheet design including formulas, data tables, multiple sheets, macros, charts, and integration with other office applications. Students must be prepared to use a Windows environment. Students will have access to this platform in all the campus labs.
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5082 CIS 113-O1A Data Management 4.00 25 16 Ronsivalli, Joanne

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This is a comprehensive course in the use and application of computers using databases. The course covers all aspects of database design including entity relationship modeling, tables, reports, queries, forms and other database objects. In addition, students will gain a comprehensive understanding of database applications and some experience using Structured Query Language (SQL). It is highly recommended that students taking this course have MS Access? skills. Students must be prepared to use a Windows environment. Students will have access to this platform in all the campus labs.
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5122 CTN 110-O1A Intro Information Technology 3.00 25 17 Heymans, Lori

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This course provides students with an overview of the core aspects of Information Technology including computer hardware, computer networks, operating systems, application software, information security, interactive media and programming. The focus of this course is to define how each IT area relates to and interacts with each other. Upon completion of this course students will have the knowledge necessary for further study in IT as well as understanding the impact of technology in society and organizations of all types.
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5296 ECE 113-CNT Lrng Envir Infants & Toddlers 3.00 0 16 Carson, Jody

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The focus of this course is on the unique requirements of caring for infants and toddlers in group settings. Students will examine the criteria as advocated by the National Association for the Education of Young Children. Course content explores quality care for this age group, outlines growth and development for infants and toddlers, and helps participants develop concrete curriculum activities. Other topics addressed are appropriate equipment, safety issues, observation techniques and behavior management approaches.
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5203 ECE 113-O1A Lrng Envir Infants & Toddlers 3.00 25 9 Carson, Jody

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The focus of this course is on the unique requirements of caring for infants and toddlers in group settings. Students will examine the criteria as advocated by the National Association for the Education of Young Children. Course content explores quality care for this age group, outlines growth and development for infants and toddlers, and helps participants develop concrete curriculum activities. Other topics addressed are appropriate equipment, safety issues, observation techniques and behavior management approaches.
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5030 ECO 201-O1A Micro Economics 3.00 25 24 Kibbe, Wayne

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Introduction to microeconomics. This semester centers upon the functioning of individual markets and their effectiveness for resource allocation. Includes price and production theory, the distribution of income, and the theory of household behavior.
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5031 ECO 202-O1A Macro Economics 3.00 25 25 Kibbe, Wayne

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Introduction to macro economic analysis and policy. Examination of the foundation and nature of economic principles as they apply to national output, money and banking and monetary and fiscal policy. Course also focuses on problems of employment, inflation and economic growth as illuminated by modern national income analysis.
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5036 ENG 101-O1A English Comp I 3.00 22 16 Mathis, Stephen

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A required course to develop critical thinking and clear, effective writing. Students will demonstrate their competence through a variety of writing assignments including essays and a research paper. Successful completion of a research paper is required to pass this course.
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5250 ENG 101-O1B English Comp I 3.00 22 5 Mathis, Stephen

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A required course to develop critical thinking and clear, effective writing. Students will demonstrate their competence through a variety of writing assignments including essays and a research paper. Successful completion of a research paper is required to pass this course.
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5043 ENG 102-O1A English Comp II 3.00 22 13 Cargan, Terry

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A required course with emphasis on analysis and argumentation. Texts and materials, primarily drawn from literature, will vary from section to section and will be employed as the basis for a range of essays.
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5314 ENG 102-O1B English Comp II 3.00 22 3 Cargan, Terry

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A required course with emphasis on analysis and argumentation. Texts and materials, primarily drawn from literature, will vary from section to section and will be employed as the basis for a range of essays.
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5044 ENG 102-O2A English Comp II 3.00 22 18 Yarborough, Ellen

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A required course with emphasis on analysis and argumentation. Texts and materials, primarily drawn from literature, will vary from section to section and will be employed as the basis for a range of essays.
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5148 ERS 130-O1A Meteorology 4.00 25 11 Yeager, Marcy

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A basic study of the elements which constitute weather: temperature, pressure, winds, humidity and precipitation. Further study includes weather data analysis and forecasting, and the relationships between weather and climate.
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5262 ERS 135-O1A Introduction to Astronomy 4.00 25 17 Reinhold, Mark

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A one semester, lab-based course that provides an introduction to the field of astronomy by examining the various components of our universe. The universe will be explored through descriptive and visual studies of the history of astronomy, the earth-moon system, the solar system, the birth, life and death of starts, constellations, galaxies, quasars, cosmology, and life in the universe. Other topics may include the ongoing search for extraterrestrial life, the search for extra solar planets, and artificial satellites. Lab exercises may consist of, but are not limited to, visual observations of the night sky, computer generated exercises, or summaries of recent advances in the astronomical sciences.
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5083 GOV 101-O1A American Gvt & Pol 3.00 25 20 Slaner, Stephen

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This course is a survey of the structure and operations of the federal government as well as state governments. It will consider the relationship of the three branches of the federal government to each other and to state governments. US and state constitutions and their interpretations will be discussed. Emphasis will be given to American political traditions, parties, processes and a range of governmental policies.
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5237 GOV 101-O1B American Gvt & Pol 3.00 25 19 Slaner, Stephen

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This course is a survey of the structure and operations of the federal government as well as state governments. It will consider the relationship of the three branches of the federal government to each other and to state governments. US and state constitutions and their interpretations will be discussed. Emphasis will be given to American political traditions, parties, processes and a range of governmental policies.
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5223 HES 102-O1A Learn Strat Success Healthcare 3.00 25 24 Murray, John

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This introductory course will focus on learning strategies that can be utilized throughout a healthcare program?s curriculum. This course is specifically designed for those students who have applied to or will apply to a healthcare career program at NECC. Emphasis will be placed on learning tools necessary for success in a rigorous healthcare career program. Although completion of this course does not guarantee acceptance into a health career program-it will give the student the study, reading, critical thinking and test taking skills necessary for success in all aspects of learning.
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5225 HES 115-O2A Medical Terminology 3.00 25 16 Swanbon, Gloria

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This course will focus on the study of basic prefixes, suffixes, roots, abbreviations, and symptomatic, disease and operative terminology. Terms will be selected using an anatomic systems approach. Terms of positions, direction and planes of the human body will be discussed.
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5120 HES 130-O1A Intro to Patient Care 3.00 25 17 Wallace, Carol

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Prepares students from different health care disciplines to understand the environment encountered in clinical agencies. Evidence-based medicine and the use of critical thinking form the framework for discussion. Topics include patient's right to privacy; confidentiality; promoting a safe clinical environment; ethical, legal, and cultural issues; documentation; team building; age related concerns; medical terminology; and death and dying.
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5047 HIS 101-O1A U.S. History I 3.00 25 20 Russell, Stephen

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This course is a survey of American history from 1607-1865. It will trace the political, social, cultural and economic development of the United States from colonial times through the Civil War. Special attention will be given to political theory, the role of leadership, America's expansion across the continent and the rising tide of sectionalism that results in the Civil War.
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5048 HIS 101-O1B U.S. History I 3.00 25 21 Russell, Stephen

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This course is a survey of American history from 1607-1865. It will trace the political, social, cultural and economic development of the United States from colonial times through the Civil War. Special attention will be given to political theory, the role of leadership, America's expansion across the continent and the rising tide of sectionalism that results in the Civil War.
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5052 HIS 201-O1A Recent U. S. History 3.00 25 20 Collins, William

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This course is a seminar on American history from 1945 to the present. It will examine the challenges facing the United States after World War Two. Attention will be directed to America's activities during the Cold War, the Federal government's response to social and economic issues, the rising challenge of minority groups, and the impact of industrial and technological growth on the economy and the environment. Independent projects examining contemporary America will be assigned.
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5051 LIT 201-O1A American Lit I 3.00 25 15 Bailey, George

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This course presents the works of selected American writers from the beginnings to the Civil War and will include a study of the works' historical and literary settings.
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5236 LIT 201-O1B American Lit I 3.00 0 0 Bailey, George

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This course presents the works of selected American writers from the beginnings to the Civil War and will include a study of the works' historical and literary settings.
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5053 LIT 202-O1A American Lit II 3.00 22 11 Bailey, George

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This course presents the works of selected American writers from the Civil War to the present and will include a study of their historical and literary settings.
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5121 LIT 263-O1A Lit: Short Story 3.00 25 20 Van Wert, Suzanne

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This course stresses close critical reading and discussion of selected short stories written by 19th and 20th century authors from around the world, with special emphasis on works by American writers.
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5176 LIT 263-O1B Lit: Short Story 3.00 25 3 Van Wert, Suzanne

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This course stresses close critical reading and discussion of selected short stories written by 19th and 20th century authors from around the world, with special emphasis on works by American writers.
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5054 LIT 264-O1A Lit:The Novel 3.00 25 15 Stachniewicz, Barbara

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This course is a study of the various forms and possibilities of the novel. Students will read novels and consider the concept of this genre. Readings, including critical and historical essays, will differ each semester.
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5090 MAT 021-O1A Basic Algebra I 3.00 22 22 Svenconis, Daniel

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This course is designed to prepare students for other courses which require basic skills in algebra. Topics include number and variable sense, linear equations, an introduction to graphing, factoring and polynomials (with an emphasis throughout on conceptual understanding and applications to real world problems.) PLEASE NOTE: This course is a developmental course and DOES NOT carry graduation credit. It is NOT usually transferable. Since developmental courses are mandated courses, students who do not meet the exit criteria of a grade of C or higher for math will be required to repeat them.
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5210 MAT 021-O1B Basic Algebra I 3.00 0 0 Svenconis, Daniel

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This course is designed to prepare students for other courses which require basic skills in algebra. Topics include number and variable sense, linear equations, an introduction to graphing, factoring and polynomials (with an emphasis throughout on conceptual understanding and applications to real world problems.) PLEASE NOTE: This course is a developmental course and DOES NOT carry graduation credit. It is NOT usually transferable. Since developmental courses are mandated courses, students who do not meet the exit criteria of a grade of C or higher for math will be required to repeat them.
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5094 MAT 022-O1A Basic Algebra II 3.00 22 21 Murphy, Linda

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This course is designed as a sequel to Basic Algebra I or as a first course for students who have had at least one year of high school algebra. Topics include graphing and functions, polynomials, factoring, rational expressions, radicals, linear and quadratic equations (with and emphasis throughout on conceptual understanding and applications to real world problems.) PLEASE NOTE: This course is a developmental course and DOES NOT carry graduation credit. It is NOT usually transferable. Since developmental courses are mandated courses, students who do not meet the exit criteria of a grade of C or higher for math will be required to repeat them.
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5163 MAT 022-O2A Basic Algebra II 3.00 22 12 Fitzgerald, Jennifer

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This course is designed as a sequel to Basic Algebra I or as a first course for students who have had at least one year of high school algebra. Topics include graphing and functions, polynomials, factoring, rational expressions, radicals, linear and quadratic equations (with and emphasis throughout on conceptual understanding and applications to real world problems.) PLEASE NOTE: This course is a developmental course and DOES NOT carry graduation credit. It is NOT usually transferable. Since developmental courses are mandated courses, students who do not meet the exit criteria of a grade of C or higher for math will be required to repeat them.
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5268 MAT 090-O1A Math Literacy for College Stu 3.00 22 11 Heymans, Lori

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This is a one semester course integrating numeracy, data analysis, proportional reasoning, algebraic reasoning, and functions. Students will develop conceptual and procedural tools that support the use of key mathematical concepts in a variety of contexts, including statistics and geometry. The focus of the course is developing mathematical maturity through problem solving, critical thinking, writing, and communication of mathematics. Content is developed in an integrated fashion, increasing in depth as the course progresses. Upon completion of the course, students will be prepared for a general education course in statistics, quantitative reasoning, or mathematics. PLEASE NOTE: This course is a developmental course and does not carry graduation credit. It is not usually transferable. Since developmental courses are mandated courses, students who do not meet the exit criteria of a grade of C or higher for math will be required to repeat them.
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5297 MAT 122-O1A Quantitative Reasoning 3.00 25 19 Maagoul, Habib

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This course is an introduction to the mathematical theories and skills important in modern society; it?s designed to engage students in analyzing and solving real-world problems that are quantitative in nature. Students will develop and perform elementary computations. Topics to be examined will include problem-solving methods, algebraic essentials, consumer mathematics, as well as probability and statistics. Critical thinking activities and projects are assigned that use technology to construct and explore mathematical models of real-world situations. A TI-83, TI-83 Plus or TI-84 Plus graphing calculator is required.
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5071 MAT 125-O1A Statistics 4.00 25 25 Nickerson, Nancy

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This is a project-based introductory course in descriptive and inferential statistics. Methods of descriptive statistics include frequency distributions, common measures of central tendency and variability, elementary concepts of probability, and certain probability distributions such as the normal and binomial. Methods of inferential statistics include the Central Limit Theorem, confidence intervals and hypothesis testing for both large and small samples, and correlation and regression analysis. A project and a computer lab component are incorporated. A TI-83, TI-83 Plus, or a TI-84 Plus graphing calculator is required.
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5072 MAT 125-O2A Statistics 4.00 25 23 Maagoul, Habib

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This is a project-based introductory course in descriptive and inferential statistics. Methods of descriptive statistics include frequency distributions, common measures of central tendency and variability, elementary concepts of probability, and certain probability distributions such as the normal and binomial. Methods of inferential statistics include the Central Limit Theorem, confidence intervals and hypothesis testing for both large and small samples, and correlation and regression analysis. A project and a computer lab component are incorporated. A TI-83, TI-83 Plus, or a TI-84 Plus graphing calculator is required.
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5200 MAT 130-O1A Coll Algebra & Trig 4.00 25 21 Brand, Liliana

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This is the first course in a 2-semester sequence. This course and its sequel MAT140 Advanced Algebra & Trig are intended as preparation for the calculus sequence. Topics include linear and quadratic modeling; solutions of equations and inequalities; translations and reflections of graphs; analysis of functions; trigonometric functions; exponential functions; logarithmic functions. The TI-83, TI-83 Plus, or TI-84 Plus graphing calculator is required.
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5246 MAT 130-O1B Coll Algebra & Trig 4.00 0 0 Brand, Liliana

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This is the first course in a 2-semester sequence. This course and its sequel MAT140 Advanced Algebra & Trig are intended as preparation for the calculus sequence. Topics include linear and quadratic modeling; solutions of equations and inequalities; translations and reflections of graphs; analysis of functions; trigonometric functions; exponential functions; logarithmic functions. The TI-83, TI-83 Plus, or TI-84 Plus graphing calculator is required.
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5102 MAT 140-O1A Adv Algebra & Trig 4.00 25 14 Brand, Liliana

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This is the second course in a 2-semester pre-calculus sequence. Algebra topics include polynomial functions, rational functions, analytic geometry topics, systems of equations, matrices, and determinants. Transcendental topics include trigonometric identities, inverse trigonometric functions, trigonometric equations, and applications of trigonometry. A TI-83, TI-83 Plus, or TI-84 Plus graphing calculator is required.
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5074 MAT 171-O1A Calculus for Bus/Soc/Sci 4.00 25 13 Proietti, Stephen

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Topics included in this algebra based course are polynomial, exponential and logarithmic functions, limits, differentiation, and integration. Special emphasis is given to applications in business, social, and life sciences. A TI-83, TI-83 Plus, or TI-84 Plus graphing calculator is required.
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5124 MGT 201-O1A Prin Of Mgt 3.00 25 18 Morrow, Patricia

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An introduction to the principles and practices of management, with emphasis on the management functions of planning, organizing, influencing and controlling. The course serves the dual purpose of giving the students a basic foundation of management concepts and an understanding of the organization within which they must work.
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5317 MGT 201-O1B Prin Of Mgt 3.00 20 2 Morrow, Patricia

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An introduction to the principles and practices of management, with emphasis on the management functions of planning, organizing, influencing and controlling. The course serves the dual purpose of giving the students a basic foundation of management concepts and an understanding of the organization within which they must work.
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5107 MGT 205-O1A Human Resource Mgt 3.00 25 12 Morrow, Patricia

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Principles and human relations problems involved in the administration of personnel. Topics include job analysis and specification, recruitment, selection and training, job evaluation, supervision of employees, and salary and wage administration and labor relations. The laws impacting employees (regardless of status) and their rights are presented.
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5106 MKT 210-O1A Prin Of Marketing 3.00 25 25 Kibbe, Wayne

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This course deals with the study and analysis of the basic principles, theories, problems, and practices of marketing in our modern ever changing economic environment. Emphasis is placed on the marketing functions, planning and the distribution of goods and services from the producer to the ultimate consumer. The marketing mix (product, price, place, and promotion) is presented as a controllable variable to target market segments, which have unmet needs and wants that a firm can satisfy and be profitable. Market research and information technology tools of the marketing manager are explored.
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5249 MKT 210-O1B Prin Of Marketing 3.00 25 1 Kibbe, Wayne

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This course deals with the study and analysis of the basic principles, theories, problems, and practices of marketing in our modern ever changing economic environment. Emphasis is placed on the marketing functions, planning and the distribution of goods and services from the producer to the ultimate consumer. The marketing mix (product, price, place, and promotion) is presented as a controllable variable to target market segments, which have unmet needs and wants that a firm can satisfy and be profitable. Market research and information technology tools of the marketing manager are explored.
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5057 PHI 110-O1A Ethics 3.00 25 26 Gunning, Meredith

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Ethics is the study of representative ethical systems and how they deal with moral issues. Attention will be given to the meanings of basic terms and to the application of ethics to major personal and social problems of our times such as those in law, medicine, international issues, sexuality and lifestyle.
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5058 PHI 110-O1B Ethics 3.00 25 17 Gunning, Meredith

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Ethics is the study of representative ethical systems and how they deal with moral issues. Attention will be given to the meanings of basic terms and to the application of ethics to major personal and social problems of our times such as those in law, medicine, international issues, sexuality and lifestyle.
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5202 PHI 121-O1A Practical Logic 3.00 25 24 Casanave, Elizabeth

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Practical Logic is designed to introduce the student to the basics of reasoning, argumentation, and critical thinking. Included are criteria of sound reasoning, rational assessment of arguments, common fallacies, and basic informal logic.
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5312 PHI 121-O1B Practical Logic 3.00 25 7 Casanave, Elizabeth

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Practical Logic is designed to introduce the student to the basics of reasoning, argumentation, and critical thinking. Included are criteria of sound reasoning, rational assessment of arguments, common fallacies, and basic informal logic.
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5062 PSY 101-O1A Intro Psychology 3.00 25 23 Knoepfler, Carolyn

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This course surveys the major areas of contemporary psychology and its applications to everyday life. Students will focus on psychological methods of inquiry while exploring the biological, cognitive and sociocultural factors that influence behavior. Topics include, but are not limited to, biological basis of behavior, cognition, learning, human development, personality, motivations and emotions, states of consciousness, sensory processes and psychopathology.
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5063 PSY 101-O1B Intro Psychology 3.00 25 13 Knoepfler, Carolyn

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This course surveys the major areas of contemporary psychology and its applications to everyday life. Students will focus on psychological methods of inquiry while exploring the biological, cognitive and sociocultural factors that influence behavior. Topics include, but are not limited to, biological basis of behavior, cognition, learning, human development, personality, motivations and emotions, states of consciousness, sensory processes and psychopathology.
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5119 PSY 110-O1A Lifespan Psychology 3.00 25 17 Flynn, Peter

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A survey course designed to help students understand psychological aspects of human development from conception through old age. Students will explore patters and sequences of physical, cognitive, social and psychological development. Discussions will deal with norms and variations that occur during the life cycle and with the roles that heredity, environment and social factors play in creating human development. This course is not recommended for psychology or social work majors. Please consult with the transfer institution regarding developmental psychology requirements.
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5125 PSY 110-O1B Lifespan Psychology 3.00 25 13 Flynn, Peter

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A survey course designed to help students understand psychological aspects of human development from conception through old age. Students will explore patters and sequences of physical, cognitive, social and psychological development. Discussions will deal with norms and variations that occur during the life cycle and with the roles that heredity, environment and social factors play in creating human development. This course is not recommended for psychology or social work majors. Please consult with the transfer institution regarding developmental psychology requirements.
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5064 PSY 201-O1A Dev Psych I 3.00 25 22 Gagne, Isabelle

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his course is designed to help students understand development from conception to adolescence. Student will explore patterns and sequences of physical, cognitive, social and psychological development. Discussions will deal with norms and variations that occur during this part of the life cycle and with the roles that heredity, environment and social factors play in creating human development. Students may not receive credit for both PSY 201 Developmental Psychology I: Childhood & Adolescence and PSY 203 Child Psychology.
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5248 PSY 201-O1B Dev Psych I 3.00 25 0 Gagne, Isabelle

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his course is designed to help students understand development from conception to adolescence. Student will explore patterns and sequences of physical, cognitive, social and psychological development. Discussions will deal with norms and variations that occur during this part of the life cycle and with the roles that heredity, environment and social factors play in creating human development. Students may not receive credit for both PSY 201 Developmental Psychology I: Childhood & Adolescence and PSY 203 Child Psychology.
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5134 PSY 207-O1A Abnormal Psych 3.00 25 21 Flynn, Peter

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This course is a study of the classification, etiology, treatment and prevention of behavioral and emotional disorders. Topics covered include stress disorders, anxiety disorders, personality disorders and psychoses.
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5174 PSY 207-O1B Abnormal Psych 3.00 25 3 Flynn, Peter

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This course is a study of the classification, etiology, treatment and prevention of behavioral and emotional disorders. Topics covered include stress disorders, anxiety disorders, personality disorders and psychoses.
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5067 SOC 101-O1A Intro Sociology 3.00 25 25 Rizzo, Joseph

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This course provides the student with an understanding of the theories, methods, and approaches to the study of human social and group interactions. It emphasizes the development of sociological thought and the influences of social institutions and cultural factors on human behavior. Among subjects covered are: culture, groups, socialization, methodology, deviance and social inequalities.
Lecture Hours:
5068 SOC 101-O1B Intro Sociology 3.00 25 24 Rizzo, Joseph

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This course provides the student with an understanding of the theories, methods, and approaches to the study of human social and group interactions. It emphasizes the development of sociological thought and the influences of social institutions and cultural factors on human behavior. Among subjects covered are: culture, groups, socialization, methodology, deviance and social inequalities.
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5069 SOC 104-O1A Criminology 3.00 25 21 Holmes, Kathleen

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This course is a survey of the patterns and trends in adult criminal behavior and juvenile delinquency analyzed in terms of various theories of such behavior. Students will also examine types of crime and the administration of criminal justice.
Lecture Hours:
5175 SOC 104-O1B Criminology 3.00 25 5 Holmes, Kathleen

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This course is a survey of the patterns and trends in adult criminal behavior and juvenile delinquency analyzed in terms of various theories of such behavior. Students will also examine types of crime and the administration of criminal justice.
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5269 ACC 102-E Intro Accounting II 3.00 25 13 Sabbagh, John

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Continuation of ACC101 Introductory Accounting I. Topics include, but are not limited to, fixed and intangible assets, payroll, partnerships, corporations, corporate stocks, retained earnings, dividends, bonds, present value theory, investments, marketable securities and statement of changes in financial position.
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5003 BIO 101-LE Human Biology 3.00 24 11 Marshall, Paul

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This course is a basic study of the structure and functioning of the human body. Emphasis will be placed on the interrelationships among the systems. This course introduces the major chemical and biological principles through the study of the human body. Note: This course may be taken alone as a 3 credit biology course OR in conjunction with BIO102 Human Biology Laboratory as a 4 credit biology course.
Lecture Hours:
5126 BIO 101-LE1 Human Biology 3.00 32 18 Avitabile Muller, Rossella

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This course is a basic study of the structure and functioning of the human body. Emphasis will be placed on the interrelationships among the systems. This course introduces the major chemical and biological principles through the study of the human body. Note: This course may be taken alone as a 3 credit biology course OR in conjunction with BIO102 Human Biology Laboratory as a 4 credit biology course.
Lecture Hours:
5117 BIO 101-LE2 Human Biology 3.00 32 14 Avitabile Muller, Rossella

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This course is a basic study of the structure and functioning of the human body. Emphasis will be placed on the interrelationships among the systems. This course introduces the major chemical and biological principles through the study of the human body. Note: This course may be taken alone as a 3 credit biology course OR in conjunction with BIO102 Human Biology Laboratory as a 4 credit biology course.
Lecture Hours:
5005 BIO 102-LE Human Biology Lab 1.00 24 12 Marshall, Paul

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The concepts studied in the classroom will be reinforced with microscope work, models, charts and related activities/experiments. Investigation at the cellular, tissue and organ levels will be included.
Lab Hours:
5127 BIO 102-LE1 Human Biology Lab 1.00 24 16 Avitabile Muller, Rossella

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The concepts studied in the classroom will be reinforced with microscope work, models, charts and related activities/experiments. Investigation at the cellular, tissue and organ levels will be included.
Lab Hours:
5118 BIO 102-LE2 Human Biology Lab 1.00 24 17 Avitabile Muller, Rossella

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The concepts studied in the classroom will be reinforced with microscope work, models, charts and related activities/experiments. Investigation at the cellular, tissue and organ levels will be included.
Lab Hours:
5006 BIO 103-E Hum Nutrition & Hlth 3.00 32 12 Ways, Noel

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This course begins with an overview of the basic chemistry needed to understand the biology of nutrition. The primary focus of the course is on eating practices and their effect on the overall health of the human body. Topics covered include the composition and function of the major food groups, vitamins and minerals, product label interpretation, and nutrition's role in disease and wellness. Note: This course may be taken alone as a 3 credit biology course OR in conjunction with BIO104 Human Nutrition & Health Laboratory, as a 4 credit biology course.
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5012 BIO 111-LE Intro Biology I 4.00 24 14 Marshall, Paul

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This course begins with an overview of the basic chemistry needed to understand introductory biological principles. The main focus of the course includes a study of the fundamental biology common to animals and plants. Emphasis is placed on the biochemistry of the cell, cellular structure and functioning, genetics, ecology and evolution.
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5013 BIO 115-E Physiological Chemistry 4.00 24 19 Mitchell, Kevin

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This course provides a foundation in basic chemistry for students majoring in one of the health professions. Basic concepts are covered including: properties of matter, energy, atomic and molecular structure, isotopes, chemical bonding, chemical formulae and reactions. The behavior of gasses including blood gasses and their transport are discussed. The properties of water and solutions are studied and will include topics on concentration, osmosis, physiological fluid, electrolyte balance, acid/base balance and pH. Concepts of organic chemistry are introduced including the structure and function of carbon and the properties of the major functional groups important in human biochemistry. Laboratory work will include experiments that complement the material covered in lecture.
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5113 BIO 115-LE Physiological Chemistry 4.00 24 18 Sucher, Nikolaus

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This course provides a foundation in basic chemistry for students majoring in one of the health professions. Basic concepts are covered including: properties of matter, energy, atomic and molecular structure, isotopes, chemical bonding, chemical formulae and reactions. The behavior of gasses including blood gasses and their transport are discussed. The properties of water and solutions are studied and will include topics on concentration, osmosis, physiological fluid, electrolyte balance, acid/base balance and pH. Concepts of organic chemistry are introduced including the structure and function of carbon and the properties of the major functional groups important in human biochemistry. Laboratory work will include experiments that complement the material covered in lecture.
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5014 BIO 121-E Anat & Phys I 4.00 24 15 Goodrum, Brenda

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The basic principles of chemistry are reviewed and the basic principles of biology are introduced. These are followed by an introduction to the study of the structure and functioning of the human body. Systems covered are integumentary, skeletal, muscular and nervous. Emphasis will be placed on the interrelationships among the systems. Related topics such as diseases of the systems will be integrated where applicable. Laboratory work will include experiments, dissection, microscope work, and the study of charts and models. Please note: Prerequisites are BIO 115 Physiological Chemistry or CHM 111 Introduction to Chemistry or higher or high school chemistry in the past five years.
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5016 BIO 121-E3 Anat & Phys I 4.00 24 19 Hassanzadeh, Reza

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The basic principles of chemistry are reviewed and the basic principles of biology are introduced. These are followed by an introduction to the study of the structure and functioning of the human body. Systems covered are integumentary, skeletal, muscular and nervous. Emphasis will be placed on the interrelationships among the systems. Related topics such as diseases of the systems will be integrated where applicable. Laboratory work will include experiments, dissection, microscope work, and the study of charts and models. Please note: Prerequisites are BIO 115 Physiological Chemistry or CHM 111 Introduction to Chemistry or higher or high school chemistry in the past five years.
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5015 BIO 121-HM Anat & Phys I 4.00 24 17 Ways, Noel

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The basic principles of chemistry are reviewed and the basic principles of biology are introduced. These are followed by an introduction to the study of the structure and functioning of the human body. Systems covered are integumentary, skeletal, muscular and nervous. Emphasis will be placed on the interrelationships among the systems. Related topics such as diseases of the systems will be integrated where applicable. Laboratory work will include experiments, dissection, microscope work, and the study of charts and models. Please note: Prerequisites are BIO 115 Physiological Chemistry or CHM 111 Introduction to Chemistry or higher or high school chemistry in the past five years.
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5017 BIO 121-LE Anat & Phys I 4.00 24 23 Gorczyca, Thomas

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The basic principles of chemistry are reviewed and the basic principles of biology are introduced. These are followed by an introduction to the study of the structure and functioning of the human body. Systems covered are integumentary, skeletal, muscular and nervous. Emphasis will be placed on the interrelationships among the systems. Related topics such as diseases of the systems will be integrated where applicable. Laboratory work will include experiments, dissection, microscope work, and the study of charts and models. Please note: Prerequisites are BIO 115 Physiological Chemistry or CHM 111 Introduction to Chemistry or higher or high school chemistry in the past five years.
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5167 BIO 122-E Anat & Phys II 4.00 24 22 Cook, Patrick

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A continuation of BIO121 Anatomy & Physiology I. Systems covered are circulatory, endocrine, reproductive, urinary, digestive and respiratory.
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5018 BIO 122-LE1 Anat & Phys II 4.00 24 24 Waligora, Kimberly

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A continuation of BIO121 Anatomy & Physiology I. Systems covered are circulatory, endocrine, reproductive, urinary, digestive and respiratory.
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5020 BIO 220-E Microbiology 4.00 24 21 Nickels, Michael

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This course covers the structure and physiology of bacteria, viruses, and other microorganisms. We will study the transmission of disease, how microorganisms cause disease, and the physical and chemical means of control of these microorganisms. Immunology and Biotechnology are covered. Laboratory work includes extensive experience using aseptic/sterile technique in the handling of microbial cultures.
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5021 BIO 220-E1 Microbiology 4.00 24 25 Gorczyca, Thomas

Additional information

This course covers the structure and physiology of bacteria, viruses, and other microorganisms. We will study the transmission of disease, how microorganisms cause disease, and the physical and chemical means of control of these microorganisms. Immunology and Biotechnology are covered. Laboratory work includes extensive experience using aseptic/sterile technique in the handling of microbial cultures.
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5271 BUS 101-E Intro To Business 3.00 25 16 Testa, Sharon

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This course will introduce students to the environment in which business is transacted in modern times by presenting an overview of functional areas of business and the basic concepts of the business world. Recommended for beginning business and non-business majors.
Lecture Hours:
5104 CHM 111-E1 Intro Chem I 4.00 24 16 Waligora, Kimberly

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This course covers the basic concepts of chemistry leading to an understanding of atomic structure of the elements and periodic table. The study of chemical bonding, nomenclature, chemical equations, formula calculations and stoichiometry is undertaken.
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5105 CHM 121-E Genrl Chem I 4.00 24 26 Cross, Michael

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This course deals with inorganic and physical chemistry. The study of the structure of atoms, the periodic nature of the elements, and the examination of the relationship of energy and the elements to form compounds and the three physical states of matter will be investigated.
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5147 CHM 122-E Genrl Chem II 4.00 24 21 Kadam, Asharani

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This is a continuation of CHM121 General Chemistry I, dealing with physical and inorganic chemistry. The three physical states of matter, solid, liquid and gas will be studied. The mechanical, thermal and electrical changes as demonstrated in solution theory, electrochemistry, chemical kinetics and chemical equilibrium will be examined in detail. A brief introduction to organic chemistry is given.
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5306 CIS 110-CNA Computer Applications 3.00 0 6 Tashjian, Susan

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This course will focus on the effective use of the computer at home or on the job. Topics will include an introduction to application software for presentation graphics, electronic spreadsheet, and database management software. It also expands upon the student's knowledge of word processing and the operating system. Students must be prepared to use a Windows environment. Students will have access to this platform in all the campus labs.
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5307 CIS 110-CNB Computer Applications 3.00 0 9 Espendez, Carlos

Additional information

This course will focus on the effective use of the computer at home or on the job. Topics will include an introduction to application software for presentation graphics, electronic spreadsheet, and database management software. It also expands upon the student's knowledge of word processing and the operating system. Students must be prepared to use a Windows environment. Students will have access to this platform in all the campus labs.
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5308 CIS 110-CNC Computer Applications 3.00 0 10 Greenberg, Ada

Additional information

This course will focus on the effective use of the computer at home or on the job. Topics will include an introduction to application software for presentation graphics, electronic spreadsheet, and database management software. It also expands upon the student's knowledge of word processing and the operating system. Students must be prepared to use a Windows environment. Students will have access to this platform in all the campus labs.
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5298 CIS 110-CNT Computer Applications 3.00 0 14 Sabin, Nancy

Additional information

This course will focus on the effective use of the computer at home or on the job. Topics will include an introduction to application software for presentation graphics, electronic spreadsheet, and database management software. It also expands upon the student's knowledge of word processing and the operating system. Students must be prepared to use a Windows environment. Students will have access to this platform in all the campus labs.
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5075 CIS 110-E Computer Applications 3.00 21 14 Twomey, Mary

Additional information

This course will focus on the effective use of the computer at home or on the job. Topics will include an introduction to application software for presentation graphics, electronic spreadsheet, and database management software. It also expands upon the student's knowledge of word processing and the operating system. Students must be prepared to use a Windows environment. Students will have access to this platform in all the campus labs.
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5077 CIS 110-F Computer Applications 3.00 21 10 Jensen, Libby

Additional information

This course will focus on the effective use of the computer at home or on the job. Topics will include an introduction to application software for presentation graphics, electronic spreadsheet, and database management software. It also expands upon the student's knowledge of word processing and the operating system. Students must be prepared to use a Windows environment. Students will have access to this platform in all the campus labs.
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5076 CIS 110-LE Computer Applications 3.00 20 12 Hollingshead, Dale

Additional information

This course will focus on the effective use of the computer at home or on the job. Topics will include an introduction to application software for presentation graphics, electronic spreadsheet, and database management software. It also expands upon the student's knowledge of word processing and the operating system. Students must be prepared to use a Windows environment. Students will have access to this platform in all the campus labs.
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5081 CIS 112-E Integrated Comput Appl 4.00 21 12 Sparrow, Kristen

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This is a comprehensive course in the use and application of spreadsheets. Students will develop projects using spreadsheets for typical business uses. Topics covered are spreadsheet design including formulas, data tables, multiple sheets, macros, charts, and integration with other office applications. Students must be prepared to use a Windows environment. Students will have access to this platform in all the campus labs.
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5149 CIS 140-E1 Intro Computer Science 4.00 21 13 Penta, Michael

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This course is a general introduction to computer science, programming, and problem solving. A simplified programming system will be used to introduce students to the programming process. Looping, decision structures, and methods will be introduced as programming topics. Computer science topics will be covered in breadth and include algorithms, storage, architecture, and data structures.
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5310 CIS 240-Z C++ Programming Lang 4.00 0 1 Penta, Michael

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General study of the C++ programming language, including all data types. Emphasis is placed on programming, problem solving, and writing structured, efficient, and robust code. Topics include functions (user defined and built-in), arrays, structures (classes), pointers, linked lists, stacks and queues, sorting (selection, quicksort, insertion), searching (linear and binary), recursion, and inheritance.
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5290 EMT 101-LT Emer Med Tech 7.00 24 20 Goring, Christian

Additional information

Meets DOT 1994 and MDPH/OEMS 1998 curriculum requirements. Successful course completion qualifies the individual for the Massachusetts Emergency Medical Technician (Basic) Certification Examination. Areas covered include: airway management and oxygen therapy; wound care and fracture management; injuries to the head, neck, and spine; shock; pharmacology and aerosolized medications; cardiac arrest management (including use of defibrillators); medical emergencies; emergency childbirth; auto extrication. State Exam and Certification fees are not included in tuition. PLEASE NOTE: CORI (Criminal Offender Record Information), CHRI (Criminal Records Central Repository) and/or SORI (Sex Offender Record Information) checks are required prior to participation in this course.
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5290 EMT 101-LT Emer Med Tech 7.00 24 20 Laranjeira, Joao

Additional information

Meets DOT 1994 and MDPH/OEMS 1998 curriculum requirements. Successful course completion qualifies the individual for the Massachusetts Emergency Medical Technician (Basic) Certification Examination. Areas covered include: airway management and oxygen therapy; wound care and fracture management; injuries to the head, neck, and spine; shock; pharmacology and aerosolized medications; cardiac arrest management (including use of defibrillators); medical emergencies; emergency childbirth; auto extrication. State Exam and Certification fees are not included in tuition. PLEASE NOTE: CORI (Criminal Offender Record Information), CHRI (Criminal Records Central Repository) and/or SORI (Sex Offender Record Information) checks are required prior to participation in this course.
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5291 EMT 108-PR Paramedicine Clinical Rotation 4.00 10 9 Lancaster, Scott

Additional information

Provides the student with an opportunity to apply the skills and knowledge learned in the classroom and laboratory in a supervised clinical setting. Rotations include the emergency department, or, OB, ICU/CCU, pediatrics, and psych. Requires 240 experiential hours. Must be currently enrolled in the EMT-program in order to participate. Please note: CORI (Criminal Offender Record Information) and/or SORI (Sex Offender Record Information) and/or CHRI (Criminal Record Central Repository) checks are required prior to participation in this course. For more information, visit www.necc.mass.edu/corisiri Drug Screening: Students enrolled in this academic course may be required to pass a drug screening analysis.
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5196 MAT 122-E Quantitative Reasoning 3.00 22 15 Rose, Rebecca

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This course is an introduction to the mathematical theories and skills important in modern society; it?s designed to engage students in analyzing and solving real-world problems that are quantitative in nature. Students will develop and perform elementary computations. Topics to be examined will include problem-solving methods, algebraic essentials, consumer mathematics, as well as probability and statistics. Critical thinking activities and projects are assigned that use technology to construct and explore mathematical models of real-world situations. A TI-83, TI-83 Plus or TI-84 Plus graphing calculator is required.
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5150 MAT 125-E1 Statistics 4.00 22 18 Sullivan, James

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This is a project-based introductory course in descriptive and inferential statistics. Methods of descriptive statistics include frequency distributions, common measures of central tendency and variability, elementary concepts of probability, and certain probability distributions such as the normal and binomial. Methods of inferential statistics include the Central Limit Theorem, confidence intervals and hypothesis testing for both large and small samples, and correlation and regression analysis. A project and a computer lab component are incorporated. A TI-83, TI-83 Plus, or a TI-84 Plus graphing calculator is required.
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5171 MAT 125-E2 Statistics 4.00 22 15 Kucera, Jiri

Additional information

This is a project-based introductory course in descriptive and inferential statistics. Methods of descriptive statistics include frequency distributions, common measures of central tendency and variability, elementary concepts of probability, and certain probability distributions such as the normal and binomial. Methods of inferential statistics include the Central Limit Theorem, confidence intervals and hypothesis testing for both large and small samples, and correlation and regression analysis. A project and a computer lab component are incorporated. A TI-83, TI-83 Plus, or a TI-84 Plus graphing calculator is required.
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5197 MAT 125-E3 Statistics 4.00 22 21 Caranci, Manfred

Additional information

This is a project-based introductory course in descriptive and inferential statistics. Methods of descriptive statistics include frequency distributions, common measures of central tendency and variability, elementary concepts of probability, and certain probability distributions such as the normal and binomial. Methods of inferential statistics include the Central Limit Theorem, confidence intervals and hypothesis testing for both large and small samples, and correlation and regression analysis. A project and a computer lab component are incorporated. A TI-83, TI-83 Plus, or a TI-84 Plus graphing calculator is required.
Lecture Hours:
5022 MAT 125-LE Statistics 4.00 20 10 Chadli, Abdelaziz

Additional information

This is a project-based introductory course in descriptive and inferential statistics. Methods of descriptive statistics include frequency distributions, common measures of central tendency and variability, elementary concepts of probability, and certain probability distributions such as the normal and binomial. Methods of inferential statistics include the Central Limit Theorem, confidence intervals and hypothesis testing for both large and small samples, and correlation and regression analysis. A project and a computer lab component are incorporated. A TI-83, TI-83 Plus, or a TI-84 Plus graphing calculator is required.
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5115 MAT 130-E Coll Algebra & Trig 4.00 32 29 Kucera, Jiri

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This is the first course in a 2-semester sequence. This course and its sequel MAT140 Advanced Algebra & Trig are intended as preparation for the calculus sequence. Topics include linear and quadratic modeling; solutions of equations and inequalities; translations and reflections of graphs; analysis of functions; trigonometric functions; exponential functions; logarithmic functions. The TI-83, TI-83 Plus, or TI-84 Plus graphing calculator is required.
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5151 MAT 140-E Adv Algebra & Trig 4.00 32 13 Thiruvengadathan, Sujatha

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This is the second course in a 2-semester pre-calculus sequence. Algebra topics include polynomial functions, rational functions, analytic geometry topics, systems of equations, matrices, and determinants. Transcendental topics include trigonometric identities, inverse trigonometric functions, trigonometric equations, and applications of trigonometry. A TI-83, TI-83 Plus, or TI-84 Plus graphing calculator is required.
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5153 MAT 145-Z PreCalculus 4.00 5 5 Chadli, Abdelaziz

Additional information

This course is intended as preparation for the calculus sequence. Topics include linear and quadratic modeling, polynomial and rational functions and inequalities, exponential and logarithmic functions, right triangle trigonometry; inverse trig functions, trig identities, trig equations, polar equations, vectors, conics, matrices and determinants. The TI-83, TI-83 Plus, TI-84 Plus or TI- Nspire graphing calculator is required.
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5073 MAT 251-E Calculus I 4.00 32 13 Heymans, Lori

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The first course in a 3-semester sequence. This sequence is designed for the Engineering, Science or Mathematics major who need to master the techniques of calculus. Beginning with functions and limits, this course includes techniques and applications of differentiation, indefinite and definite integrals. A TI-83, TI-83 Plus, or TI-84 Plus graphing calculator is required.
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5152 MAT 252-E Calculus II 4.00 32 30 Maagoul, Habib

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The second course in a 3-semester sequence. This course is a continuation of MAT251 Calculus I. Topics include: applications of integration including, area and volume, techniques of integration, improper integrals and power series. A TI-83, TI-83 Plus, or TI-84 Plus graphing calculator is required.
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5292 RSC 290-PR Clinical Diagnostics 1.00 21 12 Rowse, Christopher

Additional information

This clinical course emphasizes the role of the respiratory therapist in the diagnostic laboratory. Scheduled at one or more of the program's clinical affiliates; some rotations will include evening hours. PLEASE NOTE: CORI (Criminal Offender Record Information) and/or SORI (Sex Offender Record Investigation) and/or CHRI (Criminal Records Central Repository) checks are required prior to participation in this course.
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5276 RTA 220-LE Radiologic Procedures III 3.00 20 15 Bowers, Angela

Additional information

Students will be introduced to fluoroscopic diagnostic exams, pediatric radiography, trauma radiography, mobile radiography and operating room imaging.
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5277 RTA 292-PR Clinical Practicum III Summer 3.00 25 15 Bowers, Angela

Additional information

The student will apply principles learned in the classroom at the clinical site under direct supervision. Student assignments will be under the direction of the college clinical coordinator and the liaison instructor. Students will complete 24 hours per week of clinical activity for the first 6 weeks and 40 hours of clinical activity per week for the last 6 weeks. PLEASE NOTE: CORI (Criminal Offender Record Information), CHRI (Criminal Records Central Repository) and/or SORI (Sex Offender Record Information) checks are required prior to participation in this course. Drug Screening: Students enrolled in this academic course may be required to pass a drug screening analysis.
5277 RTA 292-PR Clinical Practicum III Summer 3.00 25 15 Willett, Patricia

Additional information

The student will apply principles learned in the classroom at the clinical site under direct supervision. Student assignments will be under the direction of the college clinical coordinator and the liaison instructor. Students will complete 24 hours per week of clinical activity for the first 6 weeks and 40 hours of clinical activity per week for the last 6 weeks. PLEASE NOTE: CORI (Criminal Offender Record Information), CHRI (Criminal Records Central Repository) and/or SORI (Sex Offender Record Information) checks are required prior to participation in this course. Drug Screening: Students enrolled in this academic course may be required to pass a drug screening analysis.
5133 SCI 111-E Physical Science I 4.00 24 19 Pearson, Michael

Additional information

An integrated course which considers the basic principles of the physical universe, including the study of motion, energy, heat, temperature, electricity, light, and the composition of substances, in an effort to develop an understanding of the relationship of science to everyday life.
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5299 SCI 291-AS Externship in Lab Sciences I 3.00 20 9 Waligora, Kimberly

Additional information

This course introduces students to the workplace environment and the practice of laboratory sciences. Students in each option of the Laboratory Science Program (Biotechnology, Environmental Sciences and Analytical Chemistry) will work in an industrial or municipal placement in their field of study. This course is by permission of instructor only and will require an interview at the company of interest; therefore students must be preparing for placement one semester prior to enrollment. PLEASE NOTE: CORI (Criminal Offender Record Information), CHRI (Criminal Records Central Repository) and/or SORI (Sex Offender Record Information) checks are required prior to participation in this course.
5300 SCI 292-AS Externship in Lab Sciences II 6.00 20 1 Waligora, Kimberly

Additional information

This course introduces students to the workplace environment and the practice of laboratory sciences. Students in each option of the Laboratory Science Program (Biotechnology, Environmental Sciences and Analytical Chemistry) will work in an industrial or municipal placement in their field of study. This course is by permission of instructor only and will require an interview at the company of interest. Therefore students must be preparing for placement one semester prior to enrollment. PLEASE NOTE: CORI (Criminal Offender Record Information) and/or SORI (Sex Offender Record Information) checks are required prior to participation in this course.
5065 SOC 101-E Intro Sociology 3.00 32 21 Desharnais, Phyllis

Additional information

This course provides the student with an understanding of the theories, methods, and approaches to the study of human social and group interactions. It emphasizes the development of sociological thought and the influences of social institutions and cultural factors on human behavior. Among subjects covered are: culture, groups, socialization, methodology, deviance and social inequalities.
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5183 SOC 101-E1 Intro Sociology 3.00 32 18 Faticanti, Regina

Additional information

This course provides the student with an understanding of the theories, methods, and approaches to the study of human social and group interactions. It emphasizes the development of sociological thought and the influences of social institutions and cultural factors on human behavior. Among subjects covered are: culture, groups, socialization, methodology, deviance and social inequalities.
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5066 SOC 101-LE Intro Sociology 3.00 32 15 Beaudry, Mark

Additional information

This course provides the student with an understanding of the theories, methods, and approaches to the study of human social and group interactions. It emphasizes the development of sociological thought and the influences of social institutions and cultural factors on human behavior. Among subjects covered are: culture, groups, socialization, methodology, deviance and social inequalities.
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5182 SOC 101-LF Intro Sociology 3.00 32 17 McMilleon, Joseph

Additional information

This course provides the student with an understanding of the theories, methods, and approaches to the study of human social and group interactions. It emphasizes the development of sociological thought and the influences of social institutions and cultural factors on human behavior. Among subjects covered are: culture, groups, socialization, methodology, deviance and social inequalities.
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5156 BIO 101-IH1 Human Biology 3.00 22 14 Cook, Patrick

Additional information

This course is a basic study of the structure and functioning of the human body. Emphasis will be placed on the interrelationships among the systems. This course introduces the major chemical and biological principles through the study of the human body. Note: This course may be taken alone as a 3 credit biology course OR in conjunction with BIO102 Human Biology Laboratory as a 4 credit biology course.
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5130 BIO 111-BIA Intro Biology I 4.00 24 14 Thomas, Kenneth

Additional information

This course begins with an overview of the basic chemistry needed to understand introductory biological principles. The main focus of the course includes a study of the fundamental biology common to animals and plants. Emphasis is placed on the biochemistry of the cell, cellular structure and functioning, genetics, ecology and evolution.
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5136 BIO 220-IH1 Microbiology 4.00 24 24 Nickels, Michael

Additional information

This course covers the structure and physiology of bacteria, viruses, and other microorganisms. We will study the transmission of disease, how microorganisms cause disease, and the physical and chemical means of control of these microorganisms. Immunology and Biotechnology are covered. Laboratory work includes extensive experience using aseptic/sterile technique in the handling of microbial cultures.
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5146 CHM 111-S1A Intro Chem I 4.00 24 22 Cross, Michael

Additional information

This course covers the basic concepts of chemistry leading to an understanding of atomic structure of the elements and periodic table. The study of chemical bonding, nomenclature, chemical equations, formula calculations and stoichiometry is undertaken.
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5142 CLS 104-IH1 Hematology 3.00 0 10 Ayotte, Stacy

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This course will provide the student with the theory and application of routine hematology testing. Topics will include function of blood in health and disease, hemostasis and coagulation, manual and automated procedures, computerization, normal values and quality control.
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5143 CLS 105-IH1 Immunohematology 4.00 0 10 Nightingale, Karen

Additional information

This course will provide the student with the theory and application of routine hematology testing. Topics will include function of blood in health and disease, hemostasis and coagulation, manual and automated procedures, computerization, normal values and quality control.
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5144 CLS 106-IH1 Clinical Practicum I 2.00 0 7 Salines, Brenda

Additional information

Practical phlebotomy experience will be gained under the supervision of a qualified phlebotomist, medical technologist, or medical laboratory technician. Routine venipuncture and capillary procedures will be performed. A minimum of 100 venipuncture sticks is required.
5283 CLS 210-IH1 Medical Lab Tech Seminar 2.00 0 6 Ayotte, Stacy

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This course will provide the student with the opportunity to synthesize the knowledge obtained in lecture, student laboratories and clinical experiences. Research and discussion of current topics in clinical laboratory science, preparation for the national certification exam and the completion of a capstone project will occur during this course.
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5219 COM 112-IH1 Interpersonal Communications 3.00 20 13 Mallen, Linda

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Designed to help students understand the theory and develop the skills necessary for effective communication, the course explores communication axioms, verbal and nonverbal messages, message reception and sending, interpersonal listening and feedback, nondirective responding, paraphrasing, describing feelings, behaving assertively, managing conflict and facilitating consensus in small groups.
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5145 CVT 111-IH2 Electrocardiography II 3.00 0 18 Murray, John

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This course builds on the knowledge and skills learned in EKG I. In this course, the student will learn more advanced interpretation of cardiac rhythms and the ability to recognize the presence of a myocardial infarction. Other cardiac diagnostics such as holter monitoring, stress testing, event recorders and telemetry monitoring will be covered. This course will conclude the requirements for the student to perform as an entry-level EKG technician.
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5215 ESL 024-B1A ESL Advanced Reading 4.00 22 10 Richards, Paula

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This reading course for non-native speakers of English includes the development of advanced skills and strategies in reading comprehension, fluency, and critical thinking; advanced academic vocabulary and the application of level-appropriate grammar and mechanics; the ability to respond to academic readings through paraphrasing, summarizing and writing short essays; and basic research skills. This course requires approximately one hour of reading lab work per week outside of class. PLEASE NOTE: This is a developmental course and DOES NOT carry graduation credit. It is NOT usually transferable. Since developmental courses are mandated, students who do not meet the exit criteria with a grade of C or higher for ESL will be required to repeat them.
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5220 HES 102-IH1 Learn Strat Success Healthcare 3.00 25 13 Wilkinson, Denise

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This introductory course will focus on learning strategies that can be utilized throughout a healthcare program?s curriculum. This course is specifically designed for those students who have applied to or will apply to a healthcare career program at NECC. Emphasis will be placed on learning tools necessary for success in a rigorous healthcare career program. Although completion of this course does not guarantee acceptance into a health career program-it will give the student the study, reading, critical thinking and test taking skills necessary for success in all aspects of learning.
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5165 HES 102-IH4 Learn Strat Success Healthcare 3.00 25 20 Marquis, Donna

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This introductory course will focus on learning strategies that can be utilized throughout a healthcare program?s curriculum. This course is specifically designed for those students who have applied to or will apply to a healthcare career program at NECC. Emphasis will be placed on learning tools necessary for success in a rigorous healthcare career program. Although completion of this course does not guarantee acceptance into a health career program-it will give the student the study, reading, critical thinking and test taking skills necessary for success in all aspects of learning.
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5302 HES 103-IH1 RICCS:Prep for Healthcr Career 1.00 15 13 Salines, Brenda

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Resume development, Interviewing skills, Communication skills, Customer service skills, and Solving problems are assets that students preparing for a career in the healthcare industry should acquire in order to be successful. In this class we will also explore current employment trends in the healthcare industry and how to adequately prepare for employment in healthcare today.
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5155 HES 115-IH1 Medical Terminology 3.00 20 10 Wilkinson, Denise

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This course will focus on the study of basic prefixes, suffixes, roots, abbreviations, and symptomatic, disease and operative terminology. Terms will be selected using an anatomic systems approach. Terms of positions, direction and planes of the human body will be discussed.
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5154 HES 120-IH2 Phlebotomy 3.00 0 16 Salines, Brenda

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Focuses on venipuncture and micro collection techniques for obtaining hematological specimens from patients. Students perform venipuncture techniques on each other throughout this course. Included within this course are units on the circulatory system, collection equipment, infection control, requisitioning, specimen transport, quality control, and safety.
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5279 HES 201-IH2 Healthcare Law & Ethics 3.00 20 13 Guy, Sandra

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The basics of ethical theory as applied to legal principles and responsibilities of healthcare professionals. Contemporary healthcare topics will be explored including professional liability, patient rights and safety, confidentiality, reproductive medicine, and end of life issues. Students will apply concepts learned to current healthcare cases.
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5137 MAS 110-IH1 Medical Assisting II 3.00 0 13 Charest, Cheryl

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This course further develops clinical skills and prepares students to perform complex medical procedures in the medical office or clinic. With the understanding of anatomic structures, physiologic processes and scientific principles students will develop skills in the following areas: pharmacology, medication, administration, minor surgery and medical office exams.
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5217 MAS 120-IH1 Clinical Lab Procedures 3.00 0 12 Salines, Brenda

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This course is designed to provide medical assistant students with the basic clinical laboratory principles and skills used in a physician's office. Topics to include microscopy, specimen identification and collection, urinalysis, phlebotomy, hematology, laboratory safety and microbiology.
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5281 MRT 202-IH1 Healthcare Data Collect Anlys 3.00 0 2 Weber, Scott

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Study of basic principles of compiling statistics for hospitals and other medical facilities. Topics include the daily census; analysis of hospital & ambulatory services; monthly, annual and special reports; methods of recording vital statistics; definitions and formulas, data abstracting systems, data entry and retrieval. Topics covered also include record systems in alternative health care settings (e.g., doctor?s office, long term care, psychiatric, rehabilitation, HMO, ambulatory care and home health agencies). This is a (3) credit, (1) semester course. Prerequisite: MRT 100 Introduction to Health Information Practice and Procedure.
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5284 MRT 203-IH1 Qual Imprvmt & Mgt 3.00 0 2 Weber, Scott

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Topics covered include quality improvement concepts and methodologies as they relate to the medical record keeping function. A study of the prospective payment system including DRG?s, case-mix and PRO is integrated with management of a medical record department. Management aspects covered include case-mix management, quality improvement, utilization review, and risk management. 3 class hours per week. Co-requisite: MRT 202 Healthcare Data Collection & Analysis.
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5135 MRT 290-IH1 Medical Bill Intrnsp 1.00 0 14 Wheaton, Dawn

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The student will apply the billing, coding and patient account in management principles learned in the classroom, under direct supervision of a third party billing professional in a health care facility and/or physician's office. The coding systems applied will be ICD-9-CM and CPT-4 and billing for a variety of third party payers. (Note: Students must provide own transportation. Malpractice insurance is necessary. Students must have completed all course work prior to internship. Mandatory orientation meeting semester prior to internship.) PLEASE NOTE: CORI (Criminal Offender Record Information), CHRI (Criminal Records Central Repository) and/or SORI (Sex Offender Record Information) checks are required prior to participation in this course.
5278 MRT 291-IH1 Electronic Hlth Rec Spec Exter 1.00 0 5 Weber, Scott

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The student will participate in specific phases of EHR systems and will become acquainted with required documentation. The student will participate in the use of EHR in a hospital, clinic, or medical office. This practicum is designed to prepare the participant for an entry-level position as an Electronic Health Record (EHR) Specialist. This is a (1) credit, 60-contact hour externship. The student must provide their own transportation. Malpractice insurance is necessary and the student must attend a mandatory orientation meeting prior to externship participation.
5303 OPT 108-IH1 Ophthalmic Clin Procedures II 2.00 15 11 St. Croix, Justhing

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This course introduces students to more advanced clinical procedures performed in the ophthalmic practice and other administrative duties. Topics include refractive surgery, ocular motility, binocular vision, ophthalmic imaging, ocular emergencies and patient education.
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5218 PSY 110-IH1 Lifespan Psychology 3.00 20 8 Davidson, John

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A survey course designed to help students understand psychological aspects of human development from conception through old age. Students will explore patters and sequences of physical, cognitive, social and psychological development. Discussions will deal with norms and variations that occur during the life cycle and with the roles that heredity, environment and social factors play in creating human development. This course is not recommended for psychology or social work majors. Please consult with the transfer institution regarding developmental psychology requirements.
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5132 RSC 200-B1A Diag in Respiratory Medicine 3.00 21 12 Murray, John

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This course focuses on the role of the respiratory therapist in the diagnostic laboratory. Principles and techniques of tests of cardiovascular and pulmonary function are presented, with an emphasis on the evaluation of the test results within the context of patient assessment and development of the care plan. The principles of sleep technology are introduced, including patient assessment and treatment of sleep disorders.
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5132 RSC 200-B1A Diag in Respiratory Medicine 3.00 21 12 Rowse, Christopher

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This course focuses on the role of the respiratory therapist in the diagnostic laboratory. Principles and techniques of tests of cardiovascular and pulmonary function are presented, with an emphasis on the evaluation of the test results within the context of patient assessment and development of the care plan. The principles of sleep technology are introduced, including patient assessment and treatment of sleep disorders.
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