Mar 03, 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.

 

 

Accounting

  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  

Administrative Professional Technology

  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  •  

    ADMN 2321 - Introduction to Managing Health Information


    Introduction to Managing Health Information is a study of recordkeeping practices in the hospital and physician’s office. Emphasis is placed on hospital and medical staff organization, patient record content, procedures in filing, numbering, and retention of patient records, quantitative analysis, release of patient information, forms control and design, indexes, and registers, reimbursement, regulatory and accrediting agencies, and alternate health care delivery systems.

    Credits: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3
    Semester: Spring

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Prerequisite: ADMN 1306  or departmental approval.

    Note: Course not designed for transfer.


    Click here for Fall 2020 course scheduling information.

    Click here for Spring 2021 course scheduling information.

    Click here for course textbook information.


  
  
  
  
  

Advanced Emergency Medical Technician

  
  •  

    EMSA 1111 - Advanced EMT Clinical


    Advanced EMT Clinical is one of two courses designed to allow the student to meet all psychomotor and affective objectives for the clinical requirements of an Advanced Emergency Medical Technician program and build upon the concepts and knowledge gained 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: Spring

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Prerequisites: Acceptance into AEMT program

    Corequisites: EMSA 1112 , EMSA 1201 , EMSA 1202 , EMSA 1501 , and EMSA 1502  

    Note: Course not designed for transfer


    Click here for Fall 2020 course scheduling information.

    Click here for Spring 2021 course scheduling information.

    Click here for course textbook information.


  
  •  

    EMSA 1112 - Advanced EMT Field Internship


    The Advanced EMT Field Internship is one of two courses designed to allow the student to meet all psychomotor and affective objectives for the clinical requirements of an Advanced Emergency Medical Technician program and build upon the concepts and knowledge gained 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: Spring

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Prerequisites: Acceptance into AEMT program

    Corequisites: EMSA 1111 , EMSA 1201 , EMSA 1202 , EMSA 1501 , and EMSA 1502  

    Note: Course not designed for transfer.


    Click here for Fall 2020 course scheduling information.

    Click here for Spring 2021 course scheduling information.

    Click here for course textbook information.


  
  
  
  •  

    EMSA 1501 - Advanced EMT Medical Emergencies


    Advanced EMT Medical Emergencies includes basic and limited advanced skills focused on the acute management and transportation of critical and emergent patients. This course includes the following topics: Emergency Medical Responder and Emergency Medical Technician - National Educational Standards competencies, roles and responsibilities of the AEMT, workforce safety, wellness, public health, communications, documentation, medical/legal/ethical considerations, anatomy and physiology, life span development, pathophysiology, patient assessment, critical thinking, airway management, respiratory
    emergencies, cardiovascular emergencies, acute diabetic emergencies, abdominal and gastrointestinal emergencies, urologic emergencies, anaphylactic reactions, and behavioral emergencies.

    Credits: 5
    Lecture Hours: 5
    Semester: Spring

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Prerequisites: Acceptance into AEMT program

    Corequisites: EMSA 1111 , EMSA 1112 , EMSA 1201 , EMSA 1202 , and EMSA 1502  

    Note: Course not designed for transfer.


    Click here for Fall 2020 course scheduling information.

    Click here for Spring 2021 course scheduling information.

    Click here for course textbook information.


  
  •  

    EMSA 1502 - Advanced EMT Trauma and Medical Emergencies


    The Advanced EMT Trauma and Medical Emergencies includes basic and limited advanced skills focused on the acute management and transportation of critical and emergent patients. This course includes the following topics: obstetrics and gynecology, neonatal care, pediatric emergencies, geriatric emergencies, environmental emergencies, patients with special challenges, EMS operations, trauma and shock. Trauma and shock will include the following topics: bleeding, soft tissue injuries, head & spine injuries, face & neck injuries, chest injuries, abdominal & genitourinary injuries, and orthopedic injuries.

    Credits: 5
    Lecture Hours: 5
    Semester: Spring

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Prerequisites: Acceptance into AEMT program

    Corequisites: EMSA 1111 , EMSA 1112 , EMSA 1201 , EMSA 1202 , and EMSA 1501  

    Note: Course not designed for transfer.


    Click here for Fall 2020 course scheduling information.

    Click here for Spring 2021 course scheduling information.

    Click here for course textbook information.



Agriculture

  
  •  

    AGRI 1010 - ♦Introduction to Agriculture Business


    Introduction to Agriculture Business is a study of the principles of agriculture economics including the law of supply and demand, agricultural marketing and the importance of natural resources. Students will study the historical development of agriculture, current national and world issues in agriculture and trends for the future. The course includes topics on natural resource use and conservation, forms of business organization, business records and international trade.

    Credits: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3
    Semester: Fall

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Prerequisites: All required math Learning Support courses, ENGL 0870 , and READ 0870 , or appropriate entrance scores.

    Note: ♦ Course designed for transfer.


    Click here for Fall 2020 course scheduling information.

    Click here for Spring 2021 course scheduling information.

    Click here for course textbook information.


  
  •  

    AGRI 1020 - ♦Introduction to Animal Science


    Introduction to Animal Science is a study of the basic structure of the animal industry in agriculture including breeding and evaluation of meat animals, market classes, marketing, production systems and animal products derived from beef and dairy cattle, poultry, sheep, and swine. Students will visit area markets and farms for first hand lab work with production, marketing, and evaluation of meat animals. This course will also introduce students to a variety of general animal science topics and career opportunities in animal agriculture.

    Credits: 4
    Lecture Hours: 3
    Lab Hours: 2
    Contact Hours: 5
    Semester: Fall

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

    Note: ♦ Course designed for transfer.


    Click here for Fall 2020 course scheduling information.

    Click here for Spring 2021 course scheduling information.

    Click here for course textbook information.


  
  
  •  

    AGRI 1050 - ♦Introduction to Soil Science


    Introduction to Soil Science is a study of the physical, chemical and biological properties of soils as these properties relate to soil management and fertility. The student will examine differences in soils and relate the differences to the origin of the particular soil, its productive capacity and the best management practices for the soil with respect to erosion control, tillage practices, natural moisture supply, aeration, and fertility of the soil. Plant nutrition and the use of fertilizers will be covered with the student running soil tests and making fertilizer recommendations based on the test results.

    Credits: 4
    Lecture Hours: 3
    Lab Hours: 2
    Contact Hours: 5
    Semester: Fall, Spring

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

    Note: ♦ Course designed for transfer.


    Click here for Fall 2020 course scheduling information.

    Click here for Spring 2021 course scheduling information.

    Click here for course textbook information.



Anthropology

  
  
  

Applied Human Sciences

  
  

Art

  
  •  

    ART 1035 - ♦Introduction to Art


    Introduction to Art introduces students to the terms of discourse pertinent to art and aesthetics and shows students how to analyze and evaluate different works of art from diverse cultures, past and present. Students study how major artists use: line, space, mass, volume, perspective, proportion, color, and a variety of media in their disciplines.

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

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Prerequisites: None

    This course was formerly ARTH 1030.

    Note: This course may be used to meet the admissions requirement for visual/performing arts.

    Note: ♦ Course designed for transfer.

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


    Click here for Fall 2020 course scheduling information.

    Click here for Spring 2021 course scheduling information.

    Click here for course textbook information.


  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  

Astronomy

  
  

Automotive

  
  •  

    AUBR 1330 - Non-Structural Repair


    Non-Structural Repair is an entry-level, self-paced course that will focus on preparing students for a career in the automotive collision repair industry. Through the use of training modules, students will learn industry standard repair procedures, damage assessment, and proper tool selection to aid in the repair of collision damaged automobiles. Additionally, students will be provided with hands-on training for body panel repair and alignment, plastic welding, and MIG welding. The student will be introduced to the automotive finishing process.

    Credits: 4
    Lecture Hours: 2
    Lab Hours: 6
    Prerequisites & Notes
    Note: Course not designed for transfer.


    Click here for Fall 2020 course scheduling information.

    Click here for Spring 2021 course scheduling information.

    Click here for course textbook information.


  
  •  

    AUBR 1340 - Structural Repair


    Structural Repair uses specifically formulated modules, which will allow students to develop and apply basic welding and cutting skills associated with crash damaged panel replacement as related to the collision repair industry. Areas of study include proper equipment selection and set up, fitment of panels to be welded, and plasma along with oxy-acetylene cutting procedures. Emphasis is placed on producing I-CAR acceptable MIG welding of butt, lap, and plug welds completed in various welding positions.

    Credits: 4
    Lecture Hours: 2
    Lab Hours: 6
    Prerequisites & Notes
    Note: Course not designed for transfer.


    Click here for Fall 2020 course scheduling information.

    Click here for Spring 2021 course scheduling information.

    Click here for course textbook information.


  
  
  •  

    AUBR 1430 - Estimating and Management


    Estimating and Management provides students with the opportunity to develop skills in repair estimation associated with collision damaged vehicles. Skills acquired will include hand written estimation along with the use of software specifically developed for the auto body repair industry. Damage assessment, parts compilation, calculating of repair cost, and refinishing information are some of the subjects to be covered. Additionally, students will examine the nature of the body shop management team and the factors that contribute to the success and profitability of an effective and efficient operation.

    Credits: 3
    Lecture Hours: 2
    Lab Hours: 2
    Prerequisites & Notes
    Note: Course not designed for transfer.


    Click here for Fall 2020 course scheduling information.

    Click here for Spring 2021 course scheduling information.

    Click here for course textbook information.


  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  •  

    AUTO 2510 - Performance Motor Sports I


    Performance Motor Sports I is a study of the operation, inspection, and assembly of high performance engine support systems. Upon successful completion of the course, the student
    should be able to inspect and blueprint engine parts, determine the most appropriate course of action, and reassemble and adjust the engine to meet high performance engine specifications. This course also includes record keeping, equipment operation and maintenance, inventory and human resource management.

    Credits: 4
    Lecture Hours: 3
    Lab Hours: 2
    Prerequisites & Notes
    Prerequisite: None

    Note: Course not designed for transfer.


    Click here for Fall 2020 course scheduling information.

    Click here for Spring 2021 course scheduling information.

    Click here for course textbook information.


  
  
  •  

    AUTO 2990 - Special Topics in Automotive Service Technology


    Special Topics in Automotive Service Technology will involve individual or group projects that emphasize the importance of diagnostic ability and problem-solving. In some instances, special training will be available from an auto dealership, an independent auto repair shop or an auto parts supply store. The course may also involve the study of a relevant concern in the Automotive Service Technology business.

    Credits: 1
    Prerequisites & Notes
    Prerequisites: 12 credit hours of AUTO courses.

    Note: If Auto Track 12 credit hours. If Auto Body none. If Motor Sports 6 credit hours. Or instructor approval.

    Note: Course not designed for transfer.


    Click here for Fall 2020 course scheduling information.

    Click here for Spring 2021 course scheduling information.

    Click here for course textbook information.



Aviation

  
  
  •  

    AVIT 1310 - General Fundamentals I


    General Fundamentals I is designed to instruct the student in the privileges and limitations of maintenance airmen and the maintenance publications they use. The student will learn privileges granted to Aviation Maintenance Technicians, Authorized Inspectors, and Repairmen, and explain the legal limitations of each category of maintenance airmen. The student will also learn how to select the appropriate Type Certificate Data Sheets for an aircraft and its engines, to locate all of the applicable Airworthiness Directives, and Airworthiness Alerts, and be able to locate and properly use manufacturers’ maintenance manuals and service bulletins.  

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

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Prerequisite: EDUC 1030 ENGL 1010 , and MATH 1010  

    Note: Course not designed for transfer.


    Click here for Fall 2020 course scheduling information.

    Click here for Spring 2021 course scheduling information.

    Click here for course textbook information.


  
  •  

    AVIT 1320 - General Fundamentals II


    General Fundamentals II will instruct the student in the use of aircraft drawings, symbols, and system schematics. Draw sketches of repairs and alterations, use blueprint information and use graphs and charts. The student is introduced to the theory of aircraft weight and balance and to weight and balance information found in Type Certificate Data Sheets and manufacturers’ manuals. The procedures for weighing an aircraft are dem­onstrated, and the student is taught the way to find the aircraft center of gravity and to perform an adverse-loaded center of gravity check. The student will be able to recognize turbine fuel and aviation gasoline. He or she will be able to start aircraft engines and understand the precautions that must be taken when operating an aircraft engine, moving an aircraft, and securing it for inclement weather.

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

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Prerequisite: EDUC 1030 , ENGL 1010 , and MATH 1010  

    Note: Course not designed for transfer.


    Click here for Fall 2020 course scheduling information.

    Click here for Spring 2021 course scheduling information.

    Click here for course textbook information.


  
  •  

    AVIT 1410 - General Fundamentals III


    General Fundamentals III includes basic physics instruction in mechanical advantage, conversion between forms of energy, vibrations, the gas laws, heat, and pressure. The practical application of these principles in aircraft structures and the theory of flight are also covered, in the study of aerodynamics presented in Chapter I of the Airframe textbook of AMTS. The student will understand the various types of nondestructive inspection and be able to perform simple inspections using dye penetrant, eddy current, ultrasonic, and magnetic particle inspection. He or she will understand the basic principles of heat treatment of both ferrous and nonferrous metals and be able to distinguish between properly and improperly made welds. This course also introduces the student to the selection of cleaning materials, with emphasis on their relationship to the type of material being cleaned. It stresses the identification of the various types of corrosion, the evaluation of corrosion damage, the proper way of removing the corrosion deposits, and the treatment of the corroded area.

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

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Prerequisite: EDUC 1030 , ENGL 1010 , and MATH 1010  

    Note: Course not designed for transfer.


    Click here for Fall 2020 course scheduling information.

    Click here for Spring 2021 course scheduling information.

    Click here for course textbook information.


  
  
  •  

    AVIT 1430 - Airframe Fundamentals I


    Airframe Fundamentals I is designed to instruct the student on which species of wood are acceptable for aircraft repair, to identify defects that are acceptable and those that render the wood unsuitable for aircraft structures. The student will also know which adhesives are acceptable for aircraft repair and the proper way to apply and cure them. The student will be able to demonstrate by means of a dimensioned sketch the proper way to splice a solid or laminated wing spar. The student will be knowledgeable of the different types of fabrics that are approved for covering aircraft structure, will know how to evaluate the airworthiness condition of this fabric, and be able to make airworthy repairs to fabric-covered aircraft structure. The student will be knowledgeable of the different finishing systems and the compatibility of the various system components. He or she will be able to properly apply the various finishing materials and identify the causes of defects in a cured finish.

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

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Prerequisite: AVIT 1310 , AVIT 1320 , AVIT 1410 , and AVIT 1420  

    Note: Course not designed for transfer.


    Click here for Fall 2020 course scheduling information.

    Click here for Spring 2021 course scheduling information.

    Click here for course textbook information.


  
  
  
  
  
  •  

    AVIT 2310 - Airframe Fundamentals IV


    Airframe Fundamentals IV will give the ability to conduct a routine inspection of an aircraft to determine its conformity to the applicable Type Certificate data, the student will be able to demonstrate his or her ability to locate and interpret all applicable Airworthiness Directives and Service Bulletins, and to make the proper maintenance record entries for the inspection. The ability to properly inspect and service a landing gear system; including jacking the aircraft, disassembling and reassembling the brakes, replacing tires, servicing an oleo shock strut with oil and air, and performing a landing gear retraction test.

    Credits: 4
    Lecture Hours: 2
    Lab Hours: 6
    Semester: Fall, Spring

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Prerequisites: AVIT 1310 , AVIT 1320 , AVIT 1410 , and AVIT 1420  

    Note: Course not designed for transfer.


    Click here for Fall 2020 course scheduling information.

    Click here for Spring 2021 course scheduling information.

    Click here for course textbook information.


  
  •  

    AVIT 2320 - Airframe Fundamentals V


    Airframe Fundamentals V includes the ability to identify the various FAA-approved hydraulic fluids and the identification marks for the seals that are compatible with each type of fluid. He or she will be able to locate faults in an operating hydraulic or pneumatic system and will demonstrate knowledge of the safety procedures required when handling high-pressure compressed gases. This course also includes the understanding of the proper procedures for inspecting, servicing, and recharging installed gaseous oxygen systems and knowledge of the safety requirements for handling gaseous oxygen. The operation of both vapor-cycle and air-cycle cooling systems and the function of the various valves and components in a cabin pressurization system, and inspect a cabin heater system for an indication of carbon monoxide leakage.

    Credits: 4
    Lecture Hours: 2
    Lab Hours: 6
    Semester: Fall

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Prerequisites: AVIT 1310 , AVIT 1320 , AVIT 1410 , and AVIT 1420  

    Note: Course not designed for transfer.


    Click here for Fall 2020 course scheduling information.

    Click here for Spring 2021 course scheduling information.

    Click here for course textbook information.


  
  
  •  

    AVIT 2410 - Airframe Fundamentals VI


    Airframe Fundamentals VI will cover the basic instrument systems including the mechanical sensors for pressure, temperature, and position, and the electrical or electronic systems for converting this data into usable displays. The student will be able to perform a static-pressure system leak test, documenting the allowable and actual amount of leakage, and recording the results of the test in the aircraft maintenance records. The principle of operation of the various electronic navigation, control, and communications systems, and inspection of electrical and mechanical integrity of various antennas installed on an aircraft will be studied.

     

    Credits: 4
    Lecture Hours: 2
    Lab Hours: 6
    Semester: Spring

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Prerequisites: AVIT 1310 , AVIT 1320 , AVIT 1410 , and AVIT 1420  

    Note: Course not designed for transfer.


    Click here for Fall 2020 course scheduling information.

    Click here for Spring 2021 course scheduling information.

    Click here for course textbook information.


  
  
  

Biology

  
  
  
  
  •  

    BIOL 1110 - ♦General Biology I


    General Biology I is a study of the principles of biology with an emphasis on molecular and cellular biology; chemistry; cell structure and function; cell metabolism; Mendelian genetics; cell division; and DNA structure and function.

    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: This course is designed for biology majors, minors and others who plan to take upper-level courses for which this is a prerequisite.

    Note: ♦ Course designed for transfer.

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


    Click here for Fall 2020 course scheduling information.

    Click here for Spring 2021 course scheduling information.

    Click here for course textbook information.


 

Page: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7