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2019-2020 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
2019-2020 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


Courses marked with ♦ are approved general electives for transfer purposes.

 

 

Cooperative Education

  

Criminal Justice and Criminology

  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
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    CRMJ 1373 - ♦Introduction to Homeland Security


    Introduction to Homeland Security introduces students to the vocabulary and important components of Homeland Security. The course covers the importance of the agencies associated with Homeland Security and their interrelated duties and relationships. Also covered are the historical events that impact Homeland Security and state, national, and international laws impacting Homeland Security. In addition, the most critical threats confronting Homeland Security are examined in the course.

    Credits: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3
    Semester: Spring

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Prerequisites: ENGL 0870 , READ 0870 , or appropriate entrance scores.

    Note: ♦ Course designed for transfer.


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    CRMJ 1600 - ♦Forensic Science


    Forensic Science is the study of the application of science to law. This course applies the knowledge and technology of science to criminal and civil laws. Course topics include: history and development of forensic science; processing the crime scene; common types of physical evidence; organic and inorganic analysis; the microscope; drugs; toxicology; the chemistry of fire; serology; DNA; fingerprints, and other forensic-related topics.

    Credits: 4
    Lecture Hours: 3
    Lab Hours: 3
    Semester: Variable

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Prerequisites: ENGL 0870,  READ 0870 , and all required math learning support courses, or appropriate entrance scores.

    Note: This course is the same as CHEM 1130 .

    Note: ♦ Course designed for transfer.


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Dental Assisting

  
  
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    DAST 1520 - Dental Materials


    Dental Materials includes the knowledge and skills of dental materials including properties, laboratory safety, competence in the use and manipulation of gypsum, restorative materials, dental cements, impression materials, acrylics and thermoplastics, waxes, abrasive agents and study casts/occlusal registration.

    Credits: 4
    Lecture Hours: 3
    Lab Hours: 3
    Semester: Fall

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Dental Assisting program

    Note: This course was formerly DAST 1030.

    Note: Course not designed for transfer.

    Policies on blood borne and infectious disease is available to applicants for admission.


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    DAST 1530 - Clinical Chairside I


    Clinical Chairside I covers the study of general dentistry and the foundation of clinical chairside assisting. The course includes infection control, dental-related environmental hazards, management of dental and medical emergencies and emphasis placed on skills in the clinical setting, to include charting, effective communication with patients and members of the dental team.

    Credits: 4
    Lecture Hours: 3
    Lab Hours: 3
    Semester: Fall

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Dental Assisting program

    Note: This course was formerly DAST 1110.

    Note: Course not designed for transfer.

    Policies on blood borne and infectious disease is available to applicants for admission.


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Drafting Design and Technology

  
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    DRAF 1210 - Computer-Aided Drafting I


    Computer-Aided Drafting I introduces two-dimensional computer-aided drafting (CAD) and examines the hardware of a CAD workstation. It also covers the operating system that enables the equipment to function as a unit. The course shows how to use the CAD system to set up drawings and construct lines, circles, arcs, other shapes, geometric constructions, and text entities. The student will use display and editing techniques as well as obtain information about their drawing files. This course also introduces recommended national and international drafting standards for students to use for properly preparing drawings with CAD.

    Credits: 4
    Lecture Hours: 2
    Lab Hours: 4
    Semester: Fall, Spring

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Prerequisites: ENGR 1110  

    Note: Course not designed for transfer.


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    DRAF 1220 - Computer-Aided Drafting II


    Computer-Aided Drafting II examines three-dimensional drafting, dimensioning, blocks and attributes, section views, external references, multi-view layouts, command aliases, scripts, and object linking and embedding. Students will learn how to use CAD to dimension drawings, create section lines and graphic patterns, design symbols and attributes for multiple uses, and create sheet sets. Student drawings will be properly plotted or printed. This course also covers recommended drafting standards and practices for students to use for properly preparing drawings with CAD.

    Credits: 3
    Lecture Hours: 1
    Lab Hours: 4
    Semester: Fall, Spring

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Prerequisite: DRAF 1210  

    Note: Course not designed for transfer.


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    DRAF 2110 - Architectural/Construction Drafting and Design


    Architectural/Construction Drafting and Design familiarizes students with common construction and design methods used in single and multi-family dwellings and commercial buildings, architectural details, specifications, production of residential and commercial working drawings with design sketching and CAD software, interpretation and use of local building and zoning codes, and perform applicable research. Practical, real-work approach to assignments and problem solving will be emphasized.

    Credits: 4
    Lecture Hours: 2
    Lab Hours: 4
    Semester: Fall

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Prerequisite: DRAF 1220  

    Note: Course not designed for transfer.


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    DRAF 2210 - Pipe Drafting and Design


    Pipe Drafting and Design is designed to provide the students with the basic knowledge needed to create process piping drawings. The student is exposed to the fundamental concepts and techniques used within the industry. The components of piping systems are covered, and the student will put the components together to create various types of piping drawings used in the industry. The course is designed to teach the student to read, comprehend, and create piping drawings, working both individually and in a team environment.

    Credits: 4
    Lecture Hours: 2
    Lab Hours: 4
    Semester: Fall

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Prerequisite: DRAF 1220  

    Note: Course not designed for transfer.


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Early Childhood Education

  
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    ECED 1310 - ♦Introduction to Early Childhood Education


    Introduction to Early Childhood Education is an introduction to the early childhood profession, including an emphasis on professionalism and developmentally appropriate practices. The course also includes an overview of the history of early education; theoretical program models; different types of early childhood programs; community resources; professional organizations; and contemporary trends and issues in programs for children ages birth through eight. 

    Credits: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3
    Semester: Fall, Spring

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Prerequisite: None

    Field experience is required.

    Note: ♦ Course designed for transfer.


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    ECED 2300 - ♦The Mentoring Teacher


    The Mentoring Teacher is a study of the philosophy, principles, and methods of mentoring adults who have varying levels of training. Emphasis will be on the role of mentors as facilitators of adult learning, while also addressing the needs of parents, other staff, and of children from birth through age eight. The Mentoring Teacher is a study of the philosophy, principles and methods of mentoring adults who have varying levels of training. Emphasis is on the role of mentors as facilitators of adult learning while also addressing the needs of children, parents, and other staff.

    Credits: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3
    Semester: Variable

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Prerequisite: Departmental approval

    Note: ♦ Course designed for transfer.


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    ECED 2330 - ♦Infant and Toddler Care


    Infant and Toddler Care is a study of the care and education of infants and toddlers ages birth to three in group settings (i.e., childcare centers, family childcare homes, Early Head Start, etc.). Topics include rationales and strategies for supporting the whole child, including cognitive, language, social-emotional, and physical development in a safe, responsive environment. The course emphasizes relationship-based care and education with special attention to the unique environmental aspects of programs for the child under three.

    Credits: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3
    Semester: Variable

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Prerequisites: None

    Field experience is required.

    Note: ♦ Course designed for transfer.


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    ECED 2335 - ♦Initial Practicum


    Initial Practicum is a supervised practicum which includes a minimum of 30 clock hours in instruction and 45 clock hours in a clinical site approved by the Department (accredited agency, 3-Star, or Department-approved site). These hours may be completed in the student’s employment site with Department approval. The course includes a study of the physical and human qualities that combine to create an environment that is safe and healthy and that promotes optimum learning for young children ages birth through eight.

    Credits: 3
    Lecture Hours: 2
    Lab Hours: 1
    Semester: Fall, Spring

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Prerequisite: ECED 2310  or departmental approval.

    Note: ♦ Course designed for transfer.


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    ECED 2365 - ♦Final Practicum


    Final Practicum is a supervised clinical experience with a minimum of 15 clock hours in instruction and 90 clock hours in a Clinical Site approved by the Department (accredited agency, 3-star, or Department-approved site). Up to 45 hours may be completed in the student’s employment site with Department approval. Focuses on the student’s demonstration of competencies that produce positive developmental outcomes for young children ages birth through eight.

    Credits: 3
    Lecture Hours: 1
    Lab Hours: 2
    Semester: Spring

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Prerequisites: ECED 2335  

    Note: This should be one of the last courses taken in the ECED program.

    Note: ♦ Course designed for transfer.


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    ECED 2990 - ♦Special Topics in Early Childhood Education


    Special Topics in Early Childhood Education features an in depth examination of practicum experience in a selected early childhood educational topic. Such topics might include: early childhood curriculum planning, intellectual development, environmental design, special children’s needs and emotional development. This course is offered upon sufficient interest in a special topic and may be repeated for credit when course content varies.

    Credits: 1-3
    Semester: Variable

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Prerequisite: Departmental approval.

    Note: ♦ Course designed for transfer.


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Earth Science

  
  

Economics

  
  
  

Education

  
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    EDUC 1015 - ♦Applications of Student Advancement and Leadership


    Applications of Student Advancement and Leadership is an introduction to the theories of student leadership with an emphasis on applications relevant to Northeast State Community College. Students will develop an understanding of the importance of student involvement. The course includes an opportunity for student leadership certification and service learning.

    Credits: 1
    Lecture Hours: 1
    Semester: Fall, Spring

    Prerequisites & Notes
    This course is open to all students.

    Note: This course is recommended for students serving in leadership roles at Northeast State, such as Student Ambassadors, Student Government Association participants, and members of student organizations.

    Note: ♦ Course designed for transfer.


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    EDUC 1030 - ♦College and Lifelong Learning


    College and Lifelong Learning is designed to empower the student with knowledge, skills, and resources to set and maintain realistic goals for college and lifelong success. The course focuses on development of academic learning and critical thinking skills, use of campus and other resources, and improvement of computer and technology literacy skills. Additionally, the course provides the student with opportunities for personal strength assessment and development, career exploration, and education for personal finance success in life.

    Credits: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3
    Semester: Fall, Spring, Summer

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Prerequisites: None

    Note: ♦ Course designed for transfer.

    Course does not satisfy TBR/Northeast’s General Education Core.


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    EDUC 2300 - ♦Introduction to Education


    Introduction to Education provides the student interested in the teaching profession with a survey of the opportunities, problems, and realities of teaching. Topics such as roles of the professional teacher, teaching as a career, and the teaching/learning process are discussed in the course. Students also are involved in learning how to use and integrate instructional technology in today’s classroom. Particular attention will be given to educating teachers as leaders for the 21st Century. Field experience is required (20 hours).

    Credits: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3
    Semester: Variable

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Prerequisites: ENGL 0870  and READ 0870  or appropriate entrance scores.

    Note: ♦ Course designed for transfer.


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Electrical Technology

  
  
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    ELEC 1110 - DC Fundamentals


    DC Fundamentals requires the student to calculate voltage, current, resistance, and power of series, parallel, and combinational series-parallel circuits with DC power supplies. Students are also required to: calculate all circuit parameters, measure circuit parameters and verify the results of calculations by proper use of laboratory test equipment as well as computer applications. Students must also explain the characteristics, ratings, proper testing procedures, and connections for batteries.

    Credits: 4
    Lecture Hours: 3
    Lab Hours: 2
    Semester: Fall

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Note: Course not designed for transfer.


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    ELEC 1120 - AC Fundamentals


    AC Fundamentals emphasizes skills in selecting and using trigonometric functions to calculate values of Resistance (R), Inductance (L), and Capacitance (C) required to produce any desired voltage, current, and impedance in AC circuits. Students will also analyze R-L-C series, parallel and combination circuits and are required to verify the results of the calculations by proper use of laboratory test equipment and computer applications. Students are also required to calculate values of current and voltage for single-phase and three-phase transformers.

    Credits: 4
    Lecture Hours: 3
    Lab Hours: 2
    Semester: Spring

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Prerequisite: ELEC 1110  

    Note: Course not designed for transfer.


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    ELEC 1210 - National Electric Code Interpretations I


    National Electric Code Interpretations I is an introductory study of the minimum NEC requirements pertaining to the installation of electrical conductors and equipment. The student must calculate conductor sizes, voltage drop, box fill, overcurrent protection, and determine the type, required number and location of outlets and switches. While practicing electrical safety per NFPA 70E, students will troubleshoot and install branch circuits in a neat and workmanlike manner.

    Credits: 4
    Lecture Hours: 3
    Lab Hours: 2
    Semester: Fall

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Prerequisites: None

    Note: Course not designed for transfer.


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    ELEC 2110 - Transformers and Power Factor Applications


    Transformers and Power Factor Applications emphasizes theory and application by requiring students to make connections on single-phase and three-phase transformers; calculate phase and line current, and phase and line voltage; and calculate efficiency, power factors of AC circuits and KVAR needed for power factor correction. Students will also calculate over current protection and conductor sizes per NEC requirements and verify transformer calculations with computer software.

    Credits: 4
    Lecture Hours: 3
    Lab Hours: 2
    Semester: Fall

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Prerequisite: ELEC 1120  

    Note: Course not designed for transfer.


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    ELEC 2210 - Magnetic Motor Controls


    Magnetic Motor Controls is a study of devices such as relays, contactors, solenoids, and motor starting methods including: full voltage starting, primary resistance starting, autotransformer starting, impedance starting, wye-delta starting, and part winding starting. Emphasis is on applications of jogging, plugging, timers, reversing starters and reduced voltage starting methods for motors. Additional emphasis is on the ability to read and draw straight line drawings for automated and complex control circuits.

    Credits: 4
    Lecture Hours: 3
    Lab Hours: 2
    Semester: Spring

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Prerequisite: ELEC 1110  

    Note: Course not designed for transfer.


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    ELEC 2310 - National Electric Code Interpretations II


    National Electric Code Interpretations II is a comprehensive study of the current NEC requirements pertaining to the installation of electrical conductors and equipment. The student will be required to calculate branch circuit, feeder, and service conductor sizes; calculate pull box and conduit fill; identify, troubleshoot, and safely install major types of electrical conductors and equipment in a neat and workmanlike manner. The installation of the major types of raceways, cables, and service equipment will be stressed.

    Credits: 4
    Lecture Hours: 3
    Lab Hours: 2
    Semester: Spring

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Prerequisite: ELEC 1210  

    Note: Course not designed for transfer.


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    ELEC 2350 - Industrial Electronics


    Industrial Electronics covers the basic principles of switching transistors; silicon controlled rectifier circuits; relay and timing circuits; photoelectric devices; unijunction transistors; DIACs; TRIACs; proximity devices; and rectification of single and polyphase power. In addition to demonstrating a working knowledge of industrial electronic controls, students are required to perform all relevant calculations, measurements and verifications by the proper use of lab equipment and computer software.

    Credits: 4
    Lecture Hours: 3
    Lab Hours: 2
    Semester: Fall

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Prerequisite: ELEC 1120  

    Note: Course not designed for transfer.


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Emergency Medical Technician

  
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    EMSB 1101 - EMT Medical Skills Lab


    EMT Medical Skills Lab is a laboratory based course utilizing scenarios to emphasize EMS operations, communications, documentation, medical/legal/ethical considerations, airway management, respiratory emergencies, cardiovascular emergencies, acute diabetic emergencies, abdominal and gastrointestinal emergencies, urologic emergencies, anaphylactic reactions, behavioral emergencies, assisting with medication administration, and successful assessment of patients with a variety of medical concerns. This course includes application of principles and processes discussed in EMT Medical Emergencies.

    Credits: 1
    Lab Hours: 2
    Semester: Fall

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Prerequisites: Acceptance into EMT program

    Corequisites: EMSB 1102 , EMSB 1111 , EMSB 1112 , EMSB 1601 , and EMSB 1602  

    Note: Course not designed for transfer.


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    EMSB 1111 - EMT Clinical


    EMT Clinical is the one of two clinical courses designed to allow the student to meet all psychomotor and affective outcomes for the clinical requirements of an EMT program and build upon the concepts and knowledge learned in EMT Medical Emergencies and EMS Operations. Students are required to obtain liability insurance coverage ($1,000,000-$3,000,000) before attending any clinical rotations. Clinical rotations are completed with local clinical affiliates and area ambulance services where the student will be required to perform certain psychomotor skills successfully and complete patient assessments. The successful completion of this course satisfies one of the eligibility criteria for taking the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technician EMT Licensure Exam and the Tennessee Department of Health, Division of EMS.

    Credits: 1
    Clinical Hours: 48
    Semester: Fall

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Prerequisites: Acceptance into EMT program

    Corequisites: EMSB 1101 , EMSB 1102 , EMSB 1112 , EMSB 1601 , and EMSB 1602  

    Note: Course not designed for transfer.


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    EMSB 1112 - EMT Field Internship


    EMT Field Internship is the one of two clinical courses designed to allow the student to meet all psychomotor and affective outcomes for the clinical requirements of an EMT program and build upon the concepts and knowledge learned during prior and/or concurrent courses. Students are required to obtain liability insurance coverage ($1,000,000-$3,000,000) before attending any clinical rotations. Clinical rotations are completed with local clinical affiliates and area ambulance services where the student will be required to perform certain psychomotor skills successfully and complete patient assessments. The successful completion of this course satisfies one of the eligibility criteria for taking the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technician EMT Licensure Exam and the Tennessee Department of Health, Division of EMS.

    Credits: 1
    Clinical Hours: 48
    Semester: Fall

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Prerequisites: Acceptance into EMT program

    Corequisites: EMSB 1101 , EMSB 1102 , EMSB 1111 , EMSB 1601 , and EMSB 1602  

    Note: Course not designed to transfer.


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    EMSB 1601 - EMT Medical Emergencies and EMS Operations


    EMT Medical Emergencies and EMS Operations provides the student with the knowledge of an entry-level Emergency Medical Technician (EMT). This course includes the following topics: Emergency Medical Responder-National Educational Standards competencies, roles and responsibilities of the EMT, workforce safety, wellness, public health, communications, documentation, EMS operations, medical/legal/ethical considerations, fundamental anatomy and physiology, life span development, fundamental pathophysiology, patient assessment, airway management, respiratory emergencies, cardiovascular emergencies, acute diabetic emergencies, abdominal and gastrointestinal emergencies, urologic emergencies, anaphylactic reactions, and behavioral emergencies.

    Credits: 6
    Lecture Hours: 6
    Semester: Fall

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Prerequisites: Acceptance into EMT program

    Corequisites: EMSB 1101 , EMSB 1102 , EMSB 1111 , EMSB 1112 , and EMSB 1602  

    Note: Course not designed for transfer.


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Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic

  

English

  
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    ENGL 0870 - Basic and Developmental Writing (Learning Support)


    Basic and Developmental Writing emphasizes the writing process, from grammar and diction, sentence control, the paragraph, the essay, the process of researched essays, topic choice and idea development, to the modes of written discourse. Coverage includes instruction in the fundamental principles of writing the essay, researching a topic, editing and revision of the essay, and the use of computers as a tool in writing.

    Credits: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3
    Semester: Fall, Spring, Summer

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Placement by testing (ACT or ACCUPLACER®)

    Note: Course not designed for transfer.


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