Apr 10, 2021  
2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook

Course Descriptions


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

 

 

Music

  
  
  
  
  
  

Nursing

  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  

Paramedic

  
  
  
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    EMSP 1801 - Fundamentals of Paramedic I


    Fundamentals of Paramedic I is the first of two lecture courses to include the following topics: paramedic roles, responsibilities, workforce safety, wellness, public health, communications, and documentation. EMS operations, medical/legal considerations, anatomy and physiology, life span development, general pathophysiology, general pharmacology, patient assessment, critical thinking, airway management, respiratory emergencies and introduction to cardiology.

    Credits: 8
    Lecture Hours: 8
    Contact Hours: 120
    Semester: Fall

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Prerequisites: Acceptance into the Paramedic program

    Corequisites: EMSP 1401  and EMSP 1311  

    Note: Course not designed to transfer.


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Philosophy

  
  
  
  
  
  
  

Physical Education

  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
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    PHED 2700 - ♦The Tradition of Hunting and Fly Fishing


    The Tradition of Hunting and Fly Fishing gives students insights into hunting’s history and its importance as a wildlife management tool. The course covers also the skill of fly fishing, including fly tying techniques and fly rod casting. The course combines classroom lecture, demonstrations and hands-on activities while emphasizing the biophysical values of both outdoor sports. Course topics will include safety, women in hunting, the economics of hunting and managing wildlife, hunting sessions, laws and regulations and gun control. Students will also learn the evolution of fishing, fly-fishing regulations and the sport’s practice in Southern Appalachia. As one class assignment students will learn how to make their own fishing flies.

    Credits: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3
    Semester: Variable

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Prerequisites: None

    Note: ♦ Course designed for transfer.


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Physical Science

  
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    PSCI 1010 - ♦Principles of Physical Science


    Principles of Physical Science is an introduction to physics and chemistry. Topics cover the historical background and concepts of measurement, forces and motion, conservation laws, characteristics of sound, processes of basic electrical circuitry, magnets and magnetic fields, the nature of atoms and compounds, properties of the periodic table, and applications of physics and chemistry.

    Credits: 4
    Lecture Hours: 3
    Lab Hours: 2
    Semester: Fall, Spring, Summer

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

    Note: ♦ Course designed for transfer.

    Approved course for TBR/Northeast State’s General Education Core.


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Physics

  
  
  
  
  
  

Political Science

  
  
  

Pre-Engineering

  
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    ENGR 1110 - ♦Engineering Graphics


    Engineering Graphics covers the principles and methods that are utilized in modern engineering and technology graphics which are used in determining space relations of points, lines, planes, and their combination. This course places major emphasis on development of drafting skills and introduction to sketching, drafting instruments, computer software for graphic representations and problem-solving. Emphasis is placed on orthographic projection, auxiliary views, pictorial drawings, dimensioning methods, and sectioning with adherence to current drafting standards. Computer-aided drafting and design software will also be introduced and utilized.

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

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Note: ♦ Course designed for transfer.


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Psychology

  
  
  
  
  
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    PSYC 2500 - ♦Behavior Modification


    Behavior Modification is an introduction to the terminology, principles and procedures used in behavioral modification. Application of behavior modification principles to both individual and social contexts will be emphasized. Topics include: behavioral assessment; basic learning; principles; procedures to establish new behaviors; procedures to increase desirable behavior and decrease undesirable behavior; and other behavioral change procedures, including token economies and behavioral contracts.

    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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Quality

  

Reading

  

Service Learning

  
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    SRVL 1020 - ♦Introduction to Service Learning


    Introduction to Service Learning is a course that offers field-based experiential learning using community partners as an instructional strategy and required as part of the course. The course will give students a direct experience with issues in the curriculum and with ongoing efforts to analyze and solve problems in the community. A key element in the course is the opportunity students have to both reflect in a classroom setting on their service learning experience and to apply what they are learning in real world settings. The course will model the idea that giving something back to the community is an important college outcome and that working with community partners is good preparation for citizenship, work and life. Students are required to complete 30 hours of community service.

    Credits: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3
    Semester: Variable

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Prerequisites: None

    Note: ♦ Course designed for transfer.

    Approved course for TBR/Northeast State’s General Education Core.


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Social Work

  
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    SWRK 1020 - ♦Professional Values and Ethics


    Professional Values and Ethics examines personal, professional and social values and teaches skills necessary for making ethical decisions in the professions of social work and social services. The course focuses on core professional values, principles and ethical standards that are the basis for understanding ethical issues, examining possible resolutions and their potential outcomes and addressing ethical concerns in relation to the roles of students, client, professional, social worker, and supervisor. Malpractice risk and liability issues will also be covered in this course.

    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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    SWRK 2020 - ♦Cultural Diversity


    Cultural Diversity introduces students to patterns, dynamics and historical perspectives of cultural diversity and examines social justice issues and consequences of oppression, economic deprivation and discrimination. The course also explores the concept of embracing diversity relative to race, ethnicity, cultural, class, gender, affectional orientation, religion and age. Students have opportunities to study the similarities and differences between people’s experiences, needs and beliefs.

    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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Society and Fitness

  
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    SOCW 2010 - ♦Fitness, Wellness and Society


    Fitness, Wellness and Society explores the relationship between modern lifestyles, physical activities and physical wellness. Students will develop an understanding of social and cultural impacts on concepts and behavior related to personal fitness, wellness and lifestyles in American society. The course focuses on defining, organizing and implementing wellness programs that contribute to personal health maintenance and enhance the quality of life.

    Credits: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3
    Semester: Variable

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Prerequisites: None

    Note: ♦ Course designed for transfer.

    Approved course for TBR/Northeast State’s General Education Core.


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Sociology

  
  
  
  
  

Spanish

  
  
  
  
  
  

Special Education

  
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    SPED 2300 - ♦Exceptional Learners


    Exceptional Learners covers issues and professional practice influencing the education of exceptional learners. The course focuses on the physical, psychological and learning needs and characteristics of exceptional learners. The course also examines such issues as inclusion, legislation, regulations and litigations related to special education; and the functions of the referral network. Instructional techniques are discussed for the effective teaching of exceptional learners. Field experience/observation is required.

    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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Surgical Technology

  
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    SURG 1102 - Orientation to Surgical Technology


    Orientation to Surgical Technology is an introduction to principles, techniques and issues in the operating room environment. Topics include professional management and healthcare facility information including the operating room setting, reporting relationships, education and experiential needs, minimum physical requirements, working conditions, unavoidable hazards, understanding the surgical patient and job performance standards. Information review for National Examination for Surgical Technologists will be presented.

    Credits: 1
    Lecture Hours: 1
    Semester: Fall

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Surgical Technology program.

    This course was formerly SURG 1002.

    Note: Course not designed for transfer.


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    SURG 1305 - Surgical Pharmacology


    Surgical Pharmacology is an introduction to basic Pharmacology with emphasis on terminology, drugs and techniques used in the operating room, medication measurements and delivery, types and actions of medication, routes of administration, drug calculations and scenarios, and medications used in surgery. Surgical Pharmacology is designed for public and allied health professionals who need to read and
    interpret health and medical reports, research reports and/or professional literature.

    Credits: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3
    Semester: Fall

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Surgical Technology program.

    This course was formerly SURG 1005.

    Note: Course not designed for transfer.


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