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Northwest Vista College Schedule/Catalog 2011-2012
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  Aug 15, 2020
 
Northwest Vista College Schedule/Catalog 2011-2012 
    
Northwest Vista College Schedule/Catalog 2011-2012 [Archived Catalog]

Course Descriptions


 
  
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    CHEM 1412 - General Chemistry II


    Prerequisites: Credit for CHEM 1411 or (CHEM 1311 and CHEM 1111) with a grade of “C” or better.

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0303
    This course is a continuation of CHEM 1411 including kinetics, molecular and ionic equilibria, elementary thermodynamics, electrochemistry, nuclear chemistry, and other topics. CHEM 1412 is equivalent to a combination of CHEM 1312 and CHEM 1112.

    Semester Hours: (4-3-4)

    CIP: 40.0501.52 03

  
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    CHEM 2223 - Organic Chemistry Laboratory I


    Prerequisites: (CHEM 1412 or CHEM 1112) and CHEM 2323 or concurrent enrollment; all with a grade of “C” or better

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0303
    This course is designed as a companion to CHEM 2323. The course provides an introduction to organic laboratory techniques and chemical preparations. Students are instructed in separation and purification, chromatography, and organic reactions. May include the use of infrared spectroscopy and gas chromatography.

    Semester Hours: (2-1-3)

    CIP: 40.0504.52 03

  
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    CHEM 2225 - Organic Chemistry Laboratory II


    Prerequisites: Successful completion of CHEM 2223 with a grade of “C” or better; successful completion of CHEM 2325 with a grade of “C” or better, or concurrent enrollment.

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0303
    This course is a continuation of CHEM 2223. Topics include modern quantitative organic analysis, the use of mass spectrometry and nuclear magnetic resonance, and the interpretation of spectra.

    Semester Hours: (2-1-3)

    CIP: 40.0504.52 03

  
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    CHEM 2323 - Organic Chemistry Lecture I


    Prerequisites: CHEM 1312 or 1412 with minimum grade of C.

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0303
    This course includes a study of the structure and properties of carbon compounds. The semester covers primarily organic reactions and their mechanisms, stereochemistry and the structure and properties of aliphatic hydrocarbons.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 40.0504.52 03

  
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    CHEM 2325 - Organic Chemistry Lecture II


    Prerequisites: Credit for CHEM 2323 or its equivalent with a grade of “C” or better

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0303
    A continuation of CHEM 2323. Covers the reactions and mechanisms of aromatic compounds and compounds with various oxygen and nitrogen containing functional groups. An introduction to the chemistry of biomolecules is also included.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 40.0504.52 03

  
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    CHEM 2401 - Quantitative Analysis


    Prerequisites: Completion of CHEM 1412 with a grade of “C” or better; completion of MATH 1314 or MATH 1414 with a grade of “C” or better.

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0303
    Theory and practice of some general methods of quantitative chemical analysis, including gravimetric, volumetric, potentiometric, spectroscopic and chromatographic techniques. Designed for students planning a career in chemistry, chemical technology, and related fields.

    Semester Hours: (4-3-4)

    CIP: 40.0502.51 03

  
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    CHIN 1411 - Elementary Chinese I


    Introduction to the fundamentals of the Chinese language and culture in order to develop listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Language lab is required.

    Semester Hours: (4-4-1)

    CIP: 16.0301.51 13

  
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    CHIN 1412 - Elementary Chinese II


    Prerequisites: CHIN 1411 or departmental approval

    Introduction to the fundamentals of the Chinese language and culture in order to develop listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Language lab is required. This is a continuation of CHIN 1411

    Semester Hours: (4-4-1)

    CIP: 16.0301.51 13

  
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    CHIN 2311 - Intermediate Chinese I


    Prerequisites: CHIN 1412 or equivalent

    Review and application of skills in listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. Emphasizes conversation, vocabulary acquisition, reading, composition, and culture.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 16.0301.52 13

  
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    CHIN 2312 - Intermediate Chinese II


    Continuation of review and application of skills in listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. Emphasizes conversation, vocabulary acquisition, reading, composition, and culture.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 16.0301.52 13

  
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    CHLT 1301 - Introduction to Community Health


    Designed to provide a basic understanding of variables that affect health sectors in the community. Learning Outcomes: List the determinants of health at the individual and community level; implement community assessment techniques to include demographics, mapping, and analysis of governmental agency services; describe tracking techniques of clients and services; specify the dynamics in relationship building among groups, organizations, and individuals in a community; and identify initiatives that will impact the health status of a poor under-served community.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 51.1504

  
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    CHLT 1302 - Wellness and Health Promotion


    Overview of wellness theory and its application throughout the life span. Focus is on attitude development, impact of cultural beliefs, and communication of wellness. Includes health behavior theories and approaches to behavior modification. Learning Outcomes: Define wellness and health promotion; explain personal, social, cultural, nutritional, and environmental components of wellness; and correlate concepts of wellness and healthy lifestyle. Develop specific health promotion strategies for various populations, including primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention strategies; recognize and appropriately respond to beliefs, values, culture, and languages of the population served; and evaluate the success of existing and newly developed health promotion strategies.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 51.1504

  
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    CHLT 1305 - Community Nutrition


    Study of the cultural aspects and public policy of food and nutrition and the socioeconomic and psychological aspects of nutrition throughout the life cycle. Learning Outcomes: Develop culturally appropriate community-level interventions to improve nutrition for vulnerable populations; explain the basic nutrition principles from prenatal care to care for the aging; increase knowledge of cultural influences on diet and food preference; assess clients’ diets utilizing interview techniques; calculate BME and caloric intake for normal and abnormal physiological conditions; and locate appropriate community resources and public-sector programs.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 51.1504

  
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    CHLT 1340 - Community Health Advocacy


    Study of local, regional, and national health care resources. Identification of health organizations, support groups, and health care delivery systems to be used for client referral. Activities include visits to various local agencies and attendance/participation in related activities. Learning Outcomes: Identify various local health-related resources and their eligibility requirements; develop/define methods used for client eligibility and referral; identify the levels and settings of health care and roles of various health occupations within the community; and assist clients in meeting eligibility requirements and accessing needed services and benefits.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 51.1504

  
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    CHLT 1342 - Community Health Field Methods


    Preparation for field work with individuals, families, and groups emphasizing teaching and capacity-building skills. Topics include outreach methods, area canvassing, home visiting, group work, community events, and community organizing. Learning Outcomes: Implement neighborhood/rural outreach campaigns; conduct informal counseling and educational sessions with individuals, families, and community groups; organize community events for purposes of developing community capacity for change.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 51.1504

  
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    CHLT 2280 - Cooperative Education - Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling (Internship)


    Career-related activities encountered in the student’s area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component. Learning Outcomes: As outlined in the learning plan, apply the theory, concepts, and skills involving specialized materials, tools, equipment, procedures, regulations, laws, and interactions within and among political, economic, environmental, social, and legal systems associated with the occupation and the business/industry and will demonstrate legal and ethical behavior, safety practices, interpersonal and teamwork skills, and appropriate written and verbal communication skills using the terminology of the occupation and the business/industry.

    Semester Hours: (2-1-10)

    CIP: 51.1504

  
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    CHLT 2360 - Clinical – Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling


    Prerequisites: Instructor Permission

    A health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional.

    Semester Hours: (3-0-10)

    CIP: 51.15.04

  
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    CLST 1371 - Introduction to Clinical Research I


    This introductory course provides students with an overview of the clinical research industry and how clinical trials are coordinated. Topics include the nature of the work in private and educational clinical research settings, medical records management, working with human subjects, working with clinical investigators, and the legal and regulatory environment.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 41.9901

  
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    CLST 1372 - Introduction to Clinical Research II


    Prerequisites: CLST 1371

    This course concentrates legal and regulatory issues and management practices in clinical research settings, including aspects of confidentiality laws, institutional review boards, compliance with FDA requirements and the rules of other regulatory bodies, human resource issues, and best practices in clinical research management.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 41.9901

  
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    CLST 1374 - Ethics in Clinical Research


    Prerequisites: CLST 1371

    This course is an introductory overview of the unique and complex ethical issues surrounding research involving human subjects. This course will review the evolution of ethical philosophies surrounding clinical trials and the current ethical climate. Provides approaches to ethical decision-making through the development of critical thinking and the ability to recognize the ways in which differing values affect professional roles.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 41.9901

  
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    CLST 1375 - Pathophysiology in the Health Team Setting


    Prerequisites: (HITT 1305 and BIOL 2401 and BIOL 2402) or (HITT 1305 and BIOL 2404)

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    In?depth study of various pathophysiological disease states will be explored from the perspective of the clinical research professional. This course provides a basis for the foundation of clinically sound decision?making as performed within a team of healthcare providers. The etiology, pathophysiology, clinical manifestations and treatment modalities of specific disease states will be addressed. Students will distinguish environmental factors, physical, psychosocial, and cognitive characteristics of various diseases and conditions and identify implications of therapeutic interventions for common diseases and conditions.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 41.9901

  
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    CLST 1473 - Good Clinical Practice


    Prerequisites: CLST 1372

    Good Clinical Practice represents the internationally-recognized quality requirements that must be observed throughout the conduct of a clinical trial. This course will address GCP standards as they apply to human subject research, including the ethical as well as scientific standards held within GCP. Emphasis will be given to audit preparation and audit conduct from the perspective of the investigative site.

    Semester Hours: (4-3-1)

    CIP: 419901

  
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    CLST 2471 - Clinical Research Internship


    This course includes an experience external to the college for a student in a specialized field involving a written agreement between the educational institution and a business or industry. Mentored and supervised by a workplace employee, the student achieves objectives that are developed and documented by the college that directly relate to specific occupational outcomes. This may be a paid or unpaid experience. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. Instructor Permission Required

    Semester Hours: (4-0-20)

    CIP: 41.9901

  
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    COMM 1307 - Introduction to Mass Communications


    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0302
    Survey of the media by which entertainment and information messages are delivered. Includes an overview of the traditional mass media: their functions, structures, supports, and influences.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 09.0102.51 06

  
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    COMM 2311 - News Gathering and Writing I


    Prerequisites: COMM 1307 and ENGL 1301

    Fundamentals of writing news for the mass media. Includes instruction in methods and techniques for gathering, processing, and delivering news in a professional manner

    Semester Hours: (3-3-3)

    CIP: 09.0401.57 06

  
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    COMM 2327 - Introduction to Advertising


    Prerequisites: COMM 1307 OR MUSB 1305

    Fundamentals of advertising including marketing theory and strategy, copy writing, design, selection of media and analysis.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 09.0903.51 06

  
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    COMM 2339 - Writing for Radio, Television, Film


    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0302
    Introduction to basic script formats, terminology, and writing techniques, including the writing of commercials, public service announcements, promotions, news, documentary, and fictional materials.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 09.0402.51 06

  
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    COMM 2366 - Introduction to Film


    Cross-Listed With: DRAM 2366

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0302
    Emphasis on the analysis of the visual and aural aspects of selected motion pictures, dramatic aspects of narrative films, and historical growth and sociological effect of film as an art.

    Semester Hours: (3-2-2)

    CIP: 50.0602.51 26

  
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    COSC 1300 - Computer Literacy


    The student is introduced to the effect of computers on society, the history and use of computers, computer applications in various segments of society, programming concepts, and hardware and software terminology. Exact topics may be varied to reflect emerging technological changes. Includes exercises in productivity software tools such as word processing, spreadsheets, database management, presentation graphics, and web browsing. Course not intended for Computer Science majors.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-1)

    CIP: 11.0101.51 07

  
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    COSC 1301 - Introduction to Computing


    Overview of computer systems-hardware, operating systems, and microcomputer application software, including the Internet, word processing, spreadsheets, presentation graphics, and databases. Current issues such as the effect of computers on society, and the history and use of computers in business, educational, and other modern settings are also studied. This course is not intended to count toward a student’s major field of study in business or computer science.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 11.0101.52 07

  
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    COSC 1315 - Fundamentals of Programming


    Prerequisites: MATH 0303, or equivalent

    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0300
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0302
    Introduction to the fundamentals of computer programming, using a current programming language. Emphasis is on the fundamentals of structured design, development, testing, implementation, and documentation. Includes coverage of language syntax, data and file structures, input/output devices, and disks/files. The design of classes and objects, assignments, decisions and iterations are emphasized using an object-oriented language. (Formerly known as COSC 1315 Intro to Computer Science.)

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 1)

    CIP: 11.0201.52 07

  
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    COSC 1336 - Programming Fundamentals I


    Introduction the fundamental concepts of structured programming. Topics include software development methodology, data types, control structures, functions, arrays, and the mechanics of running, testing, and debugging. (This course is included in the Field of Study Curriculum for Computer Science.)

    Semester Hours: (3-3-1)

    CIP: 11.0201.55 07

  
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    COSC 1337 - Programming Fundamentals II


    Prerequisites: COSC 1315 or COSC 1336

    Review of control structures and data types with emphasis on structured data types. Applies the object-oriented programming paradigm, focusing on the definition and use of classes along with the fundamentals of object-oriented design. Includes basic analysis of algorithms, searching and sorting techniques, and an introduction to software engineering. (This course is included in the Field of Study Curriculum for Computer Science.)

    Semester Hours: (3-3-1)

    CIP: 11.0201.56 07

  
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    COSC 2325 - Computer Organization and Machine Language


    Prerequisites: COSC 1336

    Basic computer organization; machine cycle, digital representation of data and instructions; assembly language programming, assembler, loader, macros, subroutines, and program linkages.
    (This course is included in the Field of Study Curriculum for Computer Science.)

    Semester Hours: (3-3-1)

    CIP: 11.0201.54 07

  
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    COSC 2336 - Programming Fundamentals III


    Prerequisites: COSC 1337/COSC 1437 or ITSE 2357

    Further applications of programming techniques, introducing the fundamental concepts of data structures and algorithms. Topics include recursion, fundamental data structures (including stacks, queues, linked lists, hash tables, trees, and graphs), and algorithmic analysis. (This course is included in the Field of Study Curriculum for Computer Science.)

    Semester Hours: (3-3-1)

    CIP: 11.0201.57 07

  
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    CPMT 1305 - IT Essentials I: PC Hardware and Software


    Introduction to information technology and data communication. Includes topics on personal computer hardware and software and basic networking concepts. Build a computer and install a motherboard, floppy and hard drives, CD-ROM, and video cards; install and manage Windows operating systems; add peripherals and multimedia capabilities; demonstrate knowledge of local-area network architecture, networking protocols, the OSI Model, and TCP/IP utilities; connect the computer to a local area network and to the Internet.

    Semester Hours: (3-2-2)

    CIP: 47.0104

  
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    CPMT 1403 - Introduction to Computer Technology


    A fundamental computer course that provides explanation of the procedures to utilize hardware and software. Emphasis on terminology, acronyms, and hands?on activities.

    Semester Hours: (4-3-2)

    CIP: 47.0104

  
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    CRIJ 1301 - Introduction to Criminal Justice


    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0301
    History, philosophy and ethical considerations of criminal justice; the nature and impact of crime; and an overview of the criminal justice system, including law enforcement and court procedures.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 43.0104.51 24

  
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    CRIJ 1306 - Court Systems and Practices


    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0301
    Study of the judiciary in the American criminal justice system and the adjudication processes and procedures. It is recommended that CRIJ 1301 be taken prior to enrolling in this course.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 22.0101.54 24

  
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    CRIJ 1310 - Fundamentals of Criminal Law


    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0301
    Study of criminal law, philosophical and historical development, major definitions and concepts, classifications and elements of crime, penalties using Texas Statutes as illustrations, and criminal responsibility. It is recommended that CRIJ 1301 be taken prior to enrolling in this course.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 22.0101.53 24

  
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    CRIJ 2313 - Correctional Systems and Practices


    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0301
    Corrections in the criminal justice system; organization of correctional systems; correctional role; institutional operations; alternatives to institutionalization; treatment and rehabilitation; current and future issues. It is recommended that CRIJ 1301 be taken prior to enrolling in this course.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 43.0104.54 24

  
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    CRIJ 2314 - Criminal Investigation


    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0301
    Investigative theory; collection and preservation of evidence; sources of information; interview and interrogation; uses of forensic sciences; case and trial preparation. It is recommended that CRIJ 1301 be taken prior to enrolling in this course.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 43.0104.55 24

  
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    CRIJ 2328 - Police Systems and Practices


    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0301
    The police profession; organization of law enforcements systems; the police role; police discretion; ethics; police-community interaction; current and future issues. It is recommended that CRIJ 1301 be taken prior to enrolling in this course.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 43.0104.57 24

  
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    DANC 1110 - Tap I


    Cross-Listed With: KINE 1171

    This course offers instruction and participation in basic tap dance to include vocabulary, technique, history and styles in tap. Various pieces of choreography will be set in class.

    Semester Hours: (1-1-2)

    CIP: 50.0301.52 26

  
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    DANC 1111 - Tap II


    Prerequisites: DANC 1110 or KINE 1171 or instructor permission

    This course offers instruction and participation in basic tap dance to include vocabulary, technique, history and styles in tap. Various pieces of choreography will be set in class.

    Semester Hours: (1-1-2)

    CIP: 50.0301.52 26

  
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    DANC 1122 - Folk I


    Cross-Listed With: KINE 1167

    This course introduces one or more traditional popular dance forms from various regions. Topics vary by semester and may include: Capoeira, Middle Eastern, African, Indian, Brazilian, German etc. Same course as KINE 1167

    Semester Hours: (1-1-2)

    CIP: 50.0301.52 26

  
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    DANC 1123 - Folk II


    Cross-Listed With: KINE 2167

    Prerequisites: DANC 1122 or KINE 1167 or instructor permission

    This course expands on skills and knowledge acquired in DANC 1122. Same course as KINE 2167

    Semester Hours: (1-1-2)

    CIP: 50.0301.52 26

  
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    DANC 1128 - Ballroom I


    Cross-Listed With: KINE 1162

    Introduction to American social ballroom dancing. Basics in waltz, foxtrot, rumba, cha cha, tango, and swing will be presented. Emphasis is placed on footwork, lead/follow, timing/rhythm, styling and the blending of movements. Same course as KINE 1162

    Semester Hours: (1-1-2)

    CIP: 50.0301.52 26

  
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    DANC 1129 - Ballroom II


    Cross-Listed With: KINE 2162

    Prerequisites: DANC 1128 or KINE 1162 or instructor permission

    This course expands on skills and knowledge acquired in DANC 1128. Topics may vary by semester. Same course as KINE 2162

    Semester Hours: (1-1-2)

    CIP: 50.0301.52 26

  
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    DANC 1141 - Ballet I


    Cross-Listed With: KINE 1160

    This course develops physical proficiency in the performance of basic ballet vocabulary while promoting an understanding of the principles, practices, and vocabulary common to ballet. Same course as KINE 1160

    Semester Hours: (1-1-2)

    CIP: 50.0301.52 26

  
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    DANC 1142 - Ballet II


    Cross-Listed With: KINE 2160

    Prerequisites: DANC 1141 or KINE 1160 or instructor permission

    This course expands on the skills and knowledge acquired in DANC 1141. Same course as KINE 2160

    Semester Hours: (1-1-2)

    CIP: 50.0301.52 26

  
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    DANC 1145 - Modern Dance I


    Cross-Listed With: KINE 1169

    This course introduces students to the fundamentals of dance techniques, coordination of body parts, rhythm, and expressive qualities of movement. Same course as KINE 1169

    Semester Hours: (1-1-2)

    CIP: 50.0301.52 26

  
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    DANC 1146 - Modern Dance II


    Cross-Listed With: KINE 2169

    Prerequisites: DANC 1145 or KINE 1169 or instructor permission

    This course expands on the skills and knowledge acquired in DANC 1145. Same course as KINE 2169

    Semester Hours: (1-1-2)

    CIP: 50.0301.52 26

  
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    DANC 1147 - Jazz Dance I


    Cross-Listed With: KINE 1168

    This course offers instruction and participation in jazz dance technique to include vocabulary, technique, history, and styles in jazz dance. Various pieces of choreography will be set in class. Same course as KINE 1168

    Semester Hours: (1-1-2)

    CIP: 50.0301.52 26

  
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    DANC 1148 - Jazz Dance II


    Cross-Listed With: KINE 2168

    Prerequisites: DANC 1147 or KINE 1168 or instructor permission

    This course expands on the skills and knowledge acquired in DANC 1147. Emphasis will be placed on technical progress. Increasingly challenging choreography will be set in class. Same course as KINE 2168

    Semester Hours: (1-1-2)

    CIP: 50.0301.52 26

  
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    DANC 1149 - Ballet Folklorico I


    Cross-Listed With: KINE 1161

    This course introduces basic footwork techniques, emphasizing fundamentals of body placement, vocabulary, and regions of Mexican Folklorico Dance. Development of dance combinations to enhance technical skills, memory and performance qualities. Same course as KINE 1161

    Semester Hours: (1-1-2)

    CIP: 50.0301.52 26

  
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    DANC 1150 - Ballet Folklorico II


    Cross-Listed With: KINE 2161

    Prerequisites: DANC 1149 or KINE 1161 or instructor permission

    This course expands on the skills and knowledge acquired in DANC 1149. Emphasis will be placed on technical progress. Same course as KINE 2161

    Semester Hours: (1-1-2)

    CIP: 50.0301.52 26

  
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    DANC 1153 - Spanish Ballet I (Flamenco)


    Cross-Listed With: KINE 1170

    This course will introduce students to beginning principles of Flamenco movements to include “Compas” in a variety of Flamenco forms, “Palmas” or hand clapping, and “Taconeo” footwork to develop strength and speed, “Braceo” hand and arm movements unique to Flamenco, and the use of castanets.

    Semester Hours: (1-1-2)

    CIP: 50.0301.52 26

  
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    DANC 1154 - Spanish Ballet II (Flamenco)


    Cross-Listed With: KINE 2170

    Prerequisites: DANC 1153 or KINE 1170 or instructor permission

    This course expands on skills and knowledge acquired in DANC 1153 or KINE 1170. Same course as KINE 2170

    Semester Hours: (1-1-2)

    CIP: 50.0301.52 26

  
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    DANC 1212 - Dance Practicum I


    Prerequisites: DANC 1301 or instructor permission

    This course is a practicum in dance as a performing art. Self-proposed project under guidance of dance faculty. Creation, production, presentation, documentation and assessment. Additional rehearsal hours each week and off-campus performances outside of class meetings.

    Semester Hours: (2-2-1)

    CIP: 50.0301.53 26

  
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    DANC 1213 - Dance Practicum II


    Prerequisites: DANC 1212 or instructor permission

    This course This course expands on the skills and knowledge acquired on DANC 1212

    Semester Hours: (2-2-1)

    CIP: 50.0301.53 26

  
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    DANC 1245 - Modern Dance I (Dance and Movement Improvisation)


    This course introduces the practice of movement improvisation. Developing improvisational skill through dynamic investigation of movement forms- space, time, weight, and force. Increasing range of personal creativity, awareness, and movement skill. Students gain resources for dance composition and performance.

    Semester Hours: (2-2-1)

    CIP: 50.0301.52 26

  
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    DANC 1251 - Dance Performance Workshop I


    Prerequisites: One semester of dance technique or instructor permission, and concurrent enrollment in Modern, Ballet or Jazz Technique

    This course gives students the opportunity to rehearse and perform dance works under the direction of faculty or guest choreographers. Additional rehearsal hours each week and off campus performances outside of class meetings.

    Semester Hours: (2-2-1)

    CIP: 50.0301.52 26

  
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    DANC 1252 - Dance Performance Workshop II


    Prerequisites: DANC 1251 or instructor permission, and concurrent enrollment in Modern, Ballet or Jazz Technique

    This course expands on skills and knowledge acquired in DANC 1251

    Semester Hours: (2-2-1)

    CIP: 50.0301.52 26

  
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    DANC 1301 - Dance Composition I


    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    Development of basic principles and theories involved in composition. Emphasis is placed on movement principles, group and structural forms.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 50.0301.55 26

  
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    DANC 1305 - World Dance


    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    This course instructs dance forms from at least three major cultures from three continents, with an emphasis on rhythmic awareness and movement development. The cultural origins, significance, and motivation, as well as the use of costumes and music will be explored in lecture and research. Instruction will include experiential and written assignments, live performances, guest artists, and multimedia resources.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 50.0301.56 26

  
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    DANC 1345 - Introduction to Dance


    Introductory course in the fundamentals of dance technique, coordination body parts, rhythm, musicality, and expressive qualities of movement.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 50.0301.52 26

  
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    DANC 2110 - Tap III


    Cross-Listed With: KINE 1172

    Prerequisites: DANC 1111 or KINE 2171, or instructor permission

    This course expands on the skills and knowledge acquired in DANC 1110.

    Semester Hours: (1-1-2)

    CIP: 50.0301.52 26

  
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    DANC 2111 - Tap IV


    Prerequisites: DANC 2110 or instructor permission

    Continued instruction in tap technique.

    Semester Hours: (1-1-2)

    CIP: 50.0301.52 26

  
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    DANC 2112 - Dance Practicum III


    Prerequisites: DANC 1213 or instructor permission

    This course expands on skills and knowledge gained in Dance Practicum II.

    Semester Hours: (1-2-1)

    CIP: 50.0301.53 26

  
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    DANC 2122 - Folk III


    Prerequisites: DANC 1123 or KINE 2167, or instructor permission

    This course expands on skills and knowledge acquired in DANC 1122 and DANC 1123

    Semester Hours: (1-1-2)

    CIP: 50.0301.52 26

  
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    DANC 2123 - Folk IV


    Prerequisites: DANC 2122 or instructor permission

    This course expands on skills and knowledge acquired in DANC 1122, DANC 1123 and DANC 2122

    Semester Hours: (1-1-2)

    CIP: 50.0301.52 26

  
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    DANC 2141 - Ballet III


    Prerequisites: DANC 1142 or KINE 2160, or instructor permission

    This course expands on skills and knowledge gained in DANC 1141 and DANC 1142.

    Semester Hours: (1-1-2)

    CIP: 50.0301.52 26

  
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    DANC 2142 - Ballet IV


    Prerequisites: DANC 2141 or instructor permission

    This course expands on the skills and knowledge in DANC 2141.

    Semester Hours: (1-1-2)

    CIP: 50.0301.52 26

  
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    DANC 2145 - Modern Dance III


    Prerequisites: DANC 1146 or KINE 2169, or instructor permission

    This course expands on the skills and knowledge acquired in DANC 1145 and DANC 1146

    Semester Hours: (1-1-2)

    CIP: 50.0301.52 26

  
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    DANC 2146 - Modern Dance IV


    Prerequisites: DANC 2145 or instructor permission

    This course expands on the skills and knowledge acquired in DANC 1145, DANC 1146 and DANC 2145

    Semester Hours: (1-1-2)

    CIP: 50.0301.52 26

  
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    DANC 2147 - Jazz Dance III


    Prerequisites: DANC 1148 or KINE 2168, or instructor permission

    This course expands on the skills and knowledge acquired in DANC 1147 and DANC 1148. Emphasis will be placed on technical progress. Increasingly challenging choreography will be set in class.

    Semester Hours: (1-1-2)

    CIP: 50.0301.52 26

  
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    DANC 2148 - Jazz Dance IV


    Prerequisites: DANC 2147 or instructor permission

    This course expands on skills and knowledge gained in Jazz Dance III.

    Semester Hours: (1-1-2)

    CIP: 50.0301.52 26

  
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    DANC 2149 - Ballet Folklorico III


    Prerequisites: DANC 1149 and DANC 1150 or instructor permission

    This course expands on the skills and knowledge acquired in DANC 1149 and DANC 1150. Emphasis will be placed on technical progress.

    Semester Hours: (1-1-2)

    CIP: 50.0301.52 26

  
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    DANC 2150 - Ballet Folklorico IV


    Prerequisites: DANC 2149 or instructor permission

    This course expands on the skills and knowledge acquired in DANC 1149, DANC 1150 and DANC 2149. Emphasis will be placed on technical progress.

    Semester Hours: (1-1-2)

    CIP: 50.0301.52 26

  
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    DANC 2153 - Flamenco III


    Prerequisites: DANC 1154 or KINE 2170, or instructor permission

    This course expands on skills and knowledge gained in DANC 1153 and DANC 1154.

    Semester Hours: (1-1-2)

    CIP: 50.0301.52 26

  
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    DANC 2154 - Flamenco IV


    Prerequisites: DANC 2153 or instructor permission

    This course expands on skills and knowledge gained in Flamenco III.

    Semester Hours: (1-1-2)

    CIP: 50.0301.52 26

  
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    DANC 2212 - Dance Practicum III


    Prerequisites: DANC 1213 or instructor permission

    This course This course expands on the skills and knowledge acquired on DANC 1212 and DANC 1213

    Semester Hours: (2-2-1)

    CIP: 50.0301.53 26

  
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    DANC 2213 - Dance Practicum IV


    Prerequisites: DANC 2212, or instructor permission

    This course expands on the skills and knowledge acquired on DANC 1212, DANC 1213, and DANC 2212

    Semester Hours: (2-2-1)

    CIP: 50.0301.53 26

  
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    DANC 2251 - Dance Performance Workshop III


    Prerequisites: DANC 1252 or instructor permission, and concurrent enrollment in Modern, Ballet or Jazz Technique

    This course expands on skills and knowledge acquired in DANC 1251 and DANC 1252

    Semester Hours: (2-2-1)

    CIP: 50.0301.52 26

  
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    DANC 2252 - Dance Performance Workshop IV


    Prerequisites: DANC 2251 or instructor permission, and concurrent enrollment in Modern, Ballet or Jazz Technique

    This course expands on skills and knowledge acquired in DANC 1251, DANC 1252, and DANC 2251

    Semester Hours: (2-2-1)

    CIP: 50.0301.52 26

  
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    DANC 2301 - Problems in Dance


    Prerequisites: DANC 1145

    This course explores the various problems, opportunities and rewards of making, teaching, and producing dance in the context of audience and community.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 50.0301.52 26

  
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    DANC 2303 - Dance Appreciation


    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    Introduction to dance as a universal form of human expression and survey of dance forms as they have developed throughout history and around the world. Comparisons are made between dance and other art forms in cultural context.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 50.0301.54 26

  
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    DANC 2325 - Anatomy and Kinesiology for Dancers


    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    This course introduces students to musculoskeletal variations and neurological processes in regard to movement efficiency, injury prevention, performance and aesthetics. Focus on functional anatomy in context of dance movement through experimental learning techniques.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 50.0301.52 26

  
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    DANC 2389 - Academic Cooperative


    Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
    Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
    An instructional program designed to integrate on-campus study with practical hands-on work experience. In conjunction with class seminars, the individual student will set specific goals and objectives in the study of dance.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-4)

    CIP: 24.0103.52 12

  
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    DRAM 1120 - Theatre Practicum I


    This course is a practicum in scene construction, lighting, sound, costuming, stage properties, acting, and general theatre practices. All drama majors should enroll in the practicum course each semester for a maximum of four semester hours.

    Semester Hours: (1-0-1/6)

    CIP: 50.0506.53 26

  
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    DRAM 1121 - Theatre Practicum II


    This course is a practicum in scene construction, lighting, sound, costuming, stage properties, acting, and general theatre practices. All drama majors should enroll in the practicum course each semester for a maximum of four semester hours.

    Semester Hours: (1-0-1/6)

    CIP: 50.0506.53 26

  
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    DRAM 1310 - Introduction to Theatre - Theatre Appreciation


    This is a course designed to provide a survey of the main fields of theatre activity thus providing a background for the appreciation and enjoyment of live theatre through an understanding of the elements of play analysis, acting, directing, technical theatre and the collaborative nature of live theatre.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 50.0501.51 26

  
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    DRAM 1322 - Stage Movement


    This course surveys the principles, practices, and exercises in body techniques and stage movement with an emphasis on character movement and body control.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 50.0506.54 26

  
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    DRAM 1330 - Stagecraft I


    This course is an introduction to the major areas of design and technology. A hands-on approach to stagecraft with a focus on the elements of design. Participation on technical crews for theatre productions may be required.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 50.0502.51 26

  
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    DRAM 1341 - Stage Make Up


    This is a practical course in theory, types, design, and application of theatre makeup with techniques and principles applicable to television, film, and fashion makeup.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 50.0502.52 26

  
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    DRAM 1342 - Introduction to Costume


    This course is a study of the principles and techniques of costume design and construction for the stage. This course emphasizes the skills, duties, and responsibilities of the costume designer, and includes a brief overview of costume history.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 50.0502.53 26

  
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    DRAM 1351 - Acting I


    This course focuses on the development of basic skills and techniques of acting including increased sensory awareness, greater self confidence, stage movement, character and script analysis, and improvisation.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 50.0506.51 26

  
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    DRAM 1352 - Acting II


    Prerequisites: DRAM 1351

    This course is a continuation of DRAM 1351 with special emphasis on the exploration and development of techniques for the creation of a character through the preparation and presentation of scenes and monologues.

    Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

    CIP: 50.0506.51 26

  
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    DRAM 2120 - Theatre Practicum III


    This course is a practicum in scene construction, lighting, sound, costuming, stage properties, acting, and general theatre practices. All drama majors should enroll in the practicum course each semester for a maximum of four semester hours.

    Semester Hours: (1-0-1/6)

    CIP: 50.0506.53 26

 

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