Feb 02, 2023  
2021-2022 Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


To find and select courses, it is important to understand IVCCD’s Course Numbering System. All courses are numbered in the same format with a three-letter prefix and a three-digit suffix. The prefix indicates the discipline; the suffix indicates the particular course. 

Career and Technical Credit Type – Career and technical education prepares students for a wide range of careers that require varying levels of education—from one-year diplomas to two-year AAS and AS college degrees. Up to 16 of these credits can be applied to an AA degree as electives.

Developmental Credit Type – Developmental credit classes do not apply towards any degree and are not calculated into the GPA.

Nursing Credit Type - Nursing classes have a requirement of ‘C’ or higher for successful completion of the course.

Standard Credit Type – These courses are transfer level courses. See advisors for how they will work for the student’s program.

 

Mathematics

  
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    MAT 216 - Calculus II


    AA Approved

    Prerequisites:
    Grade of C- or better in MAT 210  
    STANDARD CREDIT TYPE
    4 credit(s)

    The study of calculus is expanded in this course to include more advanced topics. Topics include techniques of integration, differential equations, analytic geometry, and infinite series. Function types include polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic, trig, inverse trig and hyperbolic. The emphasis of the course will be on problem solving techniques and theory.



  
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    MAT 219 - Calculus III


    AA Approved

    Prerequisites:
    Grade of C- or better in MAT 216 
    STANDARD CREDIT TYPE
    4 credit(s)

    Three-dimensional geometry and vectors; partial derivatives; gradient; multiple integration; vector fields. Offered on condition of sufficient enrollment.



  
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    MAT 267 - Differential Equations


    AA Approved

    Prerequisites:
    Grade of C- or better in MAT 216 
    STANDARD CREDIT TYPE
    4 credit(s)

    Solution methods for ordinary differential equations. First order equations, linear equations, constant coefficient equations. Eigenvalue methods for systems of first order linear equations. Introduction to stability and phase plane analysis. Laplace transforms and series solutions to ordinary differential equations.



  
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    MAT 743 - Technical Math


    CAREER AND TECHNICAL CREDIT TYPE
    3 credit(s)

    Applied mathematics skills are reviewed and concepts in measurement, basic algebra, graphs, geometry, and trigonometry are covered.



  
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    MAT 765 - Welding Mathematics


    CAREER AND TECHNICAL CREDIT TYPE
    3 credit(s)

    Covers basic algebra as it relates to fundamental equations, ratios and proportions, and percentages. Also covers basic right angle trigonometry and provides for additional practice in solving stated problems.



  
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    MAT 772 - Applied Math


    CAREER AND TECHNICAL CREDIT TYPE
    3 credit(s)

    Applied Mathematics includes operations with real numbers, use of fractions, ratios, measurement conversion, algebraic equations, functions, geometry, and right angle trigonometry. Applications are designed to specific needs that students encounter in agricultural settings.



  
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    MAT 790 - Shop Mathematics


    CAREER AND TECHNICAL CREDIT TYPE
    3 credit(s)

    Problem solving using a scientific calculator. Fractions to decimals and vice versa; calculation of volume, elementary geometrical concepts, numerical trigonometry of right triangles.



    Course Learning Outcomes
    1. Students will be able to apply mathematics for shop related calculations from basic arithmetic to trigonometry.
  
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    MAT 791 - Shop Mathematics II


    Prerequisites:
    Grade of C- or better in MAT 790 
    CAREER AND TECHNICAL CREDIT TYPE
    1 credit(s)

    Geometry and trigonometry for advanced shop problems; use of hand-held calculator.



    Course Learning Outcomes
    1. Students will be able to apply trigonometry principles to solve advanced shop related calculations. 
  
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    MAT 917 - Experimental Course


    Prerequisites:
    Instructor’s approval
    STANDARD CREDIT TYPE
    Varied credit(s)

    New courses as student interests demand.



  
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    MAT 927 - Honors Study


    STANDARD CREDIT TYPE
    Varied credit(s)

    This course is designated as an honors course in mathematics as a special project. **Note: *= This grade will be given when a student in MAT 074  College Preparatory Math 1 is on track to finish all 8 modules in 1 semester.




Manufacturing

  
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    MFG 101 - Measuring Tools


    CAREER AND TECHNICAL CREDIT TYPE
    1.5 credit(s)

    Identification, use, and care of shop measuring tools.
     



    Course Learning Outcomes
    1. Students will be able to apply tool specific measuring techniques.
  
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    MFG 121 - Machine Trade Printreading I


    CAREER AND TECHNICAL CREDIT TYPE
    2 credit(s)

    Study of lines, symbols, conventions and abbreviations of shop drawings. Orthographic projection, sections, conventional dimensioning. Intersections and development. The study of title blocks and related notes that may appear on shop drawings.



    Course Learning Outcomes
    1. Students will be able to evaluate information on machine drawings to machine parts to specifications.
  
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    MFG 131 - Machine Trade Printreading II


    Prerequisites:
    MFG 121 
    CAREER AND TECHNICAL CREDIT TYPE
    2 credit(s)

    Study of screw thread terminology, computing, angles for locating part features. Study of computing, linear measurements in various units. Geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T) symbols and basic application.



    Course Learning Outcomes
    1. Students will be able to evaluate information on machine drawings to machine parts to specifications.
  
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    MFG 133 - Machine Trade Print Reading III


    CAREER AND TECHNICAL CREDIT TYPE
    3 credit(s)

    Designed to cover the study of lines, symbols, conventions, abbreviations, title blocks, and drawing notes found on shop drawings. Also covered is the study of orthographic projection, reading multi-view drawings, section views, basic dimensional practices, along with thread specifications, screw thread terminology, and computing linear measurements and angles of various units for locating part features. Identify the differences between auxiliary views and primary views will also be covered.



  
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    MFG 200 - Electric Discharge Machine (EDM)


    Prerequisites:
    MFG101
    CAREER AND TECHNICAL CREDIT TYPE
    1 credit(s)

    Students will learn how wire EDM machines operate, the machines basic parts, and their functions. Be able to read and write programs using G and M codes, and set machine control parameters. They will learn to setup and operate the machine to make assigned projects.



    Course Learning Outcomes
    1. Students will be able to create Computer Numeric Control (CNC) programing and setup the wire EDM for machining tasks.
  
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    MFG 204 - Manufacturing Processes


    CAREER AND TECHNICAL CREDIT TYPE
    4 credit(s)

    Study of manufacturing processes, including Lean Manufacturing principles, value stream mapping, and plant layout. Covers skills to map the current state of a product or process and how plant layout effects the cost and manufacture of a product. Learn to identify basic manufacturing processes such as drilling, milling, lathes, etc., and the cause and effect of prints/design on these processes. Proper use and care of measurement tools is covered, as well as understanding the interaction of people and materials in each stage of the manufacturing process.



  
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    MFG 209 - Machine Shop Practices


    CAREER AND TECHNICAL CREDIT TYPE
    3 credit(s)

    Classroom and hands on training will be provided in machine shop safety and the use of machine shop tools and machines. Training will include the proper use of hand tools, measuring tools, milling machines, grinders, lathes, drills and saws.



    Course Learning Outcomes
    1. Students will be able to apply knowledge of bench tools, lathes, and mills to achieve machining tasks.
  
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    MFG 255 - Engine Lathe Operations


    CAREER AND TECHNICAL CREDIT TYPE
    5 credit(s)

    Safety precautions; types and construction; set-up and operation; attachments and maintenance; cutting tools. 3-jaws and Buch chuck turning; turning on centers, boring, tapping, threading, honing/grinding, tolerances/fits.



    Course Learning Outcomes
    Students will be able to remember lathe operations to complete parts to specifications.
  
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    MFG 262 - Mill Operations Theory


    CAREER AND TECHNICAL CREDIT TYPE
    3 credit(s)

    Safety precautions, type and construction, attachments and accessories, milling cutters; set-up and operation. Speeds and feeds; gear cutters, indexing head. Selecting correct index plans.



    Course Learning Outcomes
    Students will be able to remember mill operations to complete parts to specifications. 
  
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    MFG 270 - Grinders Theory


    Prerequisites:
    MFG 101 
    CAREER AND TECHNICAL CREDIT TYPE
    1 credit(s)

    Safety precautions; construction and applications of pedestal, universal tool cutter, and surface grinders.
     



    Course Learning Outcomes
    Students will be able to remember knowledge to operate grinders and finish parts to specifications.
  
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    MFG 275 - Hand & Bench Machine Tools


    CAREER AND TECHNICAL CREDIT TYPE
    1 credit(s)

    Use/care of shop bench, layout tools, power band saws.



    Course Learning Outcomes
    Students will be able to remember how bench and layout tools are applied to specific tasks.
  
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    MFG 280 - Drill Presses


    CAREER AND TECHNICAL CREDIT TYPE
    1.5 credit(s)

    Safety precautions. Types of drill presses, selection of drills and other cutters. Use of coolants. Set-ups, speeds, and feeds. Analyzing drilling difficulties.



    Course Learning Outcomes
    Students will be able to apply machining techniques to operate and setup drill presses.
  
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    MFG 282 - CNC Plasma Table


    Prerequisites:
    MFG 101 
    CAREER AND TECHNICAL CREDIT TYPE
    1 credit(s)

    Students will learn how a CNC plasma table operates, its basic parts and their functions. Be able to create programs using the machines software, and know to setup and operate the machine.



    Course Learning Outcomes
    Students will be able to create Computer Numeric Control (CNC) programing and setup the CNC Plasma table for machining tasks.
  
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    MFG 322 - Introduction to CAD/CAM


    CAREER AND TECHNICAL CREDIT TYPE
    3 credit(s)

    Introduction to computer aided machining programming, to program projects by using the C.A.M. software on the computer.



    Course Learning Outcomes
    1: Students will be able to create Computer Aided Drawing (CAD) graphics to generate Computer Aided Machining (CAM) processes.
  
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    MFG 353 - CNC Lathe


    Prerequisites:
    MFG 101 
    CAREER AND TECHNICAL CREDIT TYPE
    2.5 credit(s)

    CNC programming concepts, operation of computer terminal to program projects and evaluate simulated machining. The operation, set-up, and cutting of parts on the CNC lathe.



    Course Learning Outcomes
    Students will be able to create Computer Numeric Control (CNC) programing and setup the CNC Lathe for machining tasks.
  
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    MFG 357 - CNC Mill


    Prerequisites:
    MFG 101 
    CAREER AND TECHNICAL CREDIT TYPE
    3.5 credit(s)

    CNC programming using G and M codes, and introduction of conversational programming using Hurco simulation software. Ability to load, edit, and evaluate created programs. The operation, set-up, and cutting of parts on the CNC mill.



    Course Learning Outcomes
    Students will be able to create Computer Numeric Control (CNC) programing and setup the CNC Mill for machining tasks.
  
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    MFG 407 - Basic Die Making


    CAREER AND TECHNICAL CREDIT TYPE
    7 credit(s)

    Selecting die set; building each component per print or sketch, assembling die; producing piece parts in punch press; fitting and adjusting die.



    Course Learning Outcomes
    Students will be able to create and fit basic blanking/piercing die components.
  
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    MFG 418 - Advanced Die Making


    Prerequisites:
    MFG 407  or instructor’s approval
    CAREER AND TECHNICAL CREDIT TYPE
    9 credit(s)

    Selecting die set; each die component; assembling die; fitting and adjusting of die unit. Producing piece part in press; measure and inspect part; die correction to product part “within print.”



    Course Learning Outcomes
    Students in teams will be able to create a progressive die to produce punched and formed parts in a punch press.
  
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    MFG 425 - Jig and Fixtures


    CAREER AND TECHNICAL CREDIT TYPE
    6 credit(s)

    Building mill, drill, and weld jigs and fixtures.



    Course Learning Outcomes
    Students will be able to create basic jigs and fixtures.
  
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    MFG 456 - Injection Mold Making


    Prerequisites:
    MFG 101 
    CAREER AND TECHNICAL CREDIT TYPE
    6 credit(s)

    Machining of mold cavity; selecting the proper tools used in mold making; polishing of the mold cavity to remove all machine marks; fitting of the mold insert to the mold chase; cutting runners and air vents in the mold; producing molded parts; measuring and inspecting parts; mold correction and produce the desired part.



    Course Learning Outcomes
    Students will be able to create an injection mold to produce a part to required specifications
  
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    MFG 505 - Lean Manufacturing


    CAREER AND TECHNICAL CREDIT TYPE
    1 credit(s)

    Designed to teach the participants the principles of Lean Manufacturing through a live simulation of “Buzz Electronics”. Lean principles concentrate on eliminating waste within the organization by eliminating non-value adding activities such as overproduction, excess inventory, material movement, motion, waiting, processing, and correction. Additionally this course will provide the participant the ability to read and create Operational Instruction Sheets (OIS) which are designed to provide work instructions and content as well as safety, quality and process information. Operational Instruction Sheets are placed strategically throughout the work environment to enhance production and eliminate errors and defects. Also this course is designed to teach the participants the concepts and techniques of 5S and Visual Controls (lines, signs and labels). Participants will learn the 5S’s, sort, set in order, shine, standardize and sustain. Finally this course will provide the participant the ability to create a Value Stream Map. Participants will begin the process by creating a current state map of “Buzz Electronics” that shows all of the current manufacturing steps to create the product. Then they will plan a future state map showing where they what to go with the processes to stream line the value stream and eliminate non-value added activities, which will reduce lead times and reduce operating costs. Students will learn through lecture presentation and factory simulations.



  
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    MFG 506 - Quality Assurance


    CAREER AND TECHNICAL CREDIT TYPE
    1 credit(s)

    Application of statistical process controls to a wide variety of industrial situations. Statistical process control, capability analysis, capability of measurement systems, introduction to designed experiments.



  
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    MFG 917 - Experimental Course


    CAREER AND TECHNICAL CREDIT TYPE
    Varied credit(s)

    New courses as student interests demand.




Management

  
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    MGT 101 - Principles of Management


    STANDARD CREDIT TYPE
    3 credit(s)

    Examines decision-making, communication, policy formulation, scientific management, staffing and training, employee relations, and other areas of management responsibility.



  
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    MGT 130 - Principles of Supervision


    STANDARD CREDIT TYPE
    3 credit(s)

    A study of the practical side of management. Major topics include principles of employment supervision, styles of leadership, motivation, delegation and evaluation, handling complaints and grievances and group leadership techniques.




Marketing

  
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    MKT 110 - Principles of Marketing


    STANDARD CREDIT TYPE
    3 credit(s)

    Fundamental principles of the flow of goods and services from producer to consumer. Buying, selling, transportation, storage, risk-taking, financing, promotion, and marketing information are all studied to determine their importance in the marketing structure.



  
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    MKT 140 - Principles of Selling


    STANDARD CREDIT TYPE
    3 credit(s)

    Covers the three main areas of selling: specialty, wholesale, and retail. Selling principles and tactics developed for a wide variety of selling situations. Stresses personality development and practical steps in selling.



  
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    MKT 150 - Principles of Advertising


    STANDARD CREDIT TYPE
    3 credit(s)

    Decision-making in advertising and sales promotion, advertising and promotional techniques, establishing budgets, and evaluating the effectiveness of advertising and promotional endeavors.



  
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    MKT 160 - Principles of Retailing


    STANDARD CREDIT TYPE
    3 credit(s)

    Understanding of retail store organization and operation. Explores location and layout, retail buying techniques, franchising, pricing and merchandising, and careers.



  
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    MKT 181 - Customer Service Strategies


    CAREER AND TECHNICAL CREDIT TYPE
    2 credit(s)

    This course is designed to introduce students to the concepts of customer service and to help them learn the skills necessary to provide excellent service to the internal and external customers of the organization for which they work.



  
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    MKT 907 - Co-op Field Experience


    CAREER AND TECHNICAL CREDIT TYPE
    Varied credit(s)

    Designed to give the student actual work experience at an approved training center under the supervision of a program coordinator.



  
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    MKT 917 - Experimental Course


    Prerequisites:
    Instructor’s approval
    CAREER AND TECHNICAL CREDIT TYPE
    Varied credit(s)

    New courses as student interests demand.



  
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    MKT 929 - Individual Projects


    Prerequisites:
    Instructor’s approval
    CAREER AND TECHNICAL CREDIT TYPE
    Varied credit(s)

    Special topics as arranged with instructor.



  
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    MKT 945 - Seminar in Business I


    CAREER AND TECHNICAL CREDIT TYPE
    Varied credit(s)

    Designed to assist students in developing an understanding of business and marketing trends. Become familiar with developing resumes and job interviewing techniques. Problems encountered in training stations are reviewed.




Mass Media Studies

  
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    MMS 105 - Audio Production


    CAREER AND TECHNICAL CREDIT TYPE
    3 credit(s)

    Audio Production introduces students to state of the art audio equipment and software usage. Students learn basic skills in recording and editing of commercials and announcements, including use of the mixing console, microphones, editing software and recording skills. Students will learn proper voice techniques and other production skills.



  
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    MMS 126 - Introduction to Digital Media


    CAREER AND TECHNICAL CREDIT TYPE
    3 credit(s)

    Students will learn the various elements of the digital media landscape. Students will produce a variety of projects and distribute them over social media platforms and understand how to market and advertise to an online audience.



  
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    MMS 127 - Digital Film Production


    CAREER AND TECHNICAL CREDIT TYPE
    3 credit(s)

    This course is an introduction to independent film production. It provides a basic understanding of digital film production technology, equipment operation, terminology, and techniques. Students will be involved in camera operation, editing, lighting, audio and producing a short independent film.



  
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    MMS 136 - Writing for Digital Media


    CAREER AND TECHNICAL CREDIT TYPE
    3 credit(s)

    Writing for digital media has evolved into many forms of online content. Students will learn how to write in many different forms, including blogging, marketing, radio, TV and advertising. Students will focus on how to write for social media and how to distribute their writing to various platforms.



  
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    MMS 147 - TV Sports Production


    CAREER AND TECHNICAL CREDIT TYPE
    1 credit(s)

    Students will be introduced to the field of sports production which includes play by play/color commentary announcing, filming athletic events, interviewing and producing video sports segments.



  
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    MMS 205 - Advanced Audio Production


    Prerequisites:
    MMS 105  
    CAREER AND TECHNICAL CREDIT TYPE
    3 credit(s)

    This course offers students with advanced techniques in modern audio recording and mixing, Students are required to produce music and sound productions using the digital audio equipment. Students work with musicians to record and mix projects in the sound studio and learn how digital audio compliments video and film production, the music industry and other areas of the digital media industry.



  
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    MMS 207 - Post Production Editing


    CAREER AND TECHNICAL CREDIT TYPE
    1 credit(s)

    Students will learn how to use post production editing software for editing video and multimedia projects. Students will create projects that include video, audio, pictures, special effects, graphics and other elements of video editing.



  
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    MMS 225 - Advanced Television Production


    CAREER AND TECHNICAL CREDIT TYPE
    3 credit(s)

    Learn production techniques in television and video production. Students learn all aspects of studio and remote production including producing, camera, audio, lighting and directing of video and television programs.



  
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    MMS 932 - Internship


    Prerequisites:
    Instructor’s approval
    CAREER AND TECHNICAL CREDIT TYPE
    Varied credit(s)

    Students will gain work-related experience at area radio/TV stations or corporate media departments; gain valuable training in commercial broadcasting or corporate public relations/media. Additional opportunities to acquire media production skills, by working with the college cable TV station, and video production services.




Music - applied

  
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    MUA 101 - Applied Voice


    STANDARD CREDIT TYPE
    1 credit(s)

    This applied course offers half-hour lessons of private instruction, with a minimum of 30 minutes of practice per day. The goal is the development of both fundamental and advanced techniques.



  
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    MUA 120 - Applied Piano


    STANDARD CREDIT TYPE
    1 credit(s)

    This applied course offers half-hour lessons of private instruction, with a minimum of 30 minutes of practice per day. The goal is the development of both fundamental and advanced techniques.




General Music

  
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    MUS 100 - Music Appreciation


    AA Approved

    STANDARD CREDIT TYPE
    3 credit(s)

    For students with no formal background in music. Includes historical information with an emphasis on developing the skills and tools of critical and appreciative listening. Covers specific musical periods, composers, styles, instruments, and social influences.



  
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    MUS 140 - Concert Choir


    STANDARD CREDIT TYPE
    1 credit(s)

    Chorus is open to all qualified students. Emphasis is placed on reading and singing standard and contemporary literature. Participation in all rehearsals and public performances is required.



  
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    MUS 145 - Concert Band


    Prerequisites:
    Previous band experience
    STANDARD CREDIT TYPE
    1 credit(s)

    Study and performance of quality band literature and jazz repertoire with emphasis on musicianship and interpretation. Participation in all rehearsals and public performances is required.



  
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    MUS 148 - College Community Band


    STANDARD CREDIT TYPE
    1 credit(s)

    For all students; also open to non-students with band experience. No audition required. Weekly practices, four concerts/year. Some instruments available for students.



  
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    MUS 149 - Pep Band


    Prerequisites:
    Previous band experience
    STANDARD CREDIT TYPE
    1 credit(s)

    The Pep Band plays for athletic events and spirit events during the school year. Some instruments available for students.



  
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    MUS 152 - Vocal Ensemble


    STANDARD CREDIT TYPE
    1 credit(s)

    Auditions will be held for small vocal ensembles; practices will be arranged following auditions. Ensembles will be decided according to interest and needs each year. The ensembles will perform before school, civic, and community groups. Offered on demand, or as needed.



  
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    MUS 162 - Instrumental Ensembles


    STANDARD CREDIT TYPE
    1 credit(s)

    Auditions will be held for small instrumental ensembles; practices arranged following auditions. Ensembles will be decided according to interest and needs each year. The ensembles will perform before school, civic, and community groups. Offered on demand, or as needed.



  
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    MUS 205 - Jazz History and Appreciation


    AA Approved

    STANDARD CREDIT TYPE
    3 credit(s)

    Survey of the development of American jazz from the late 19th century to the present, with emphasis on its ethnic origins, cities where jazz developed, styles that evolved, and the influential personalities.



  
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    MUS 907 - Co-op Field Experience


    STANDARD CREDIT TYPE
    Varied credit(s)

    Individually designed job experience/related assignment.



  
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    MUS 917 - Experimental Course


    STANDARD CREDIT TYPE
    Varied credit(s)

    New courses as student interests demand.



  
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    MUS 929 - Individual Projects


    Prerequisites:
    Instructor’s approval
    STANDARD CREDIT TYPE
    Varied credit(s)

    Special topics as arranged with instructor.




Computer Networking

  
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    NET 123 - Computer Hardware Basics


    CAREER AND TECHNICAL CREDIT TYPE
    4 credit(s)

    This course introduces students to the fundamentals of computer hardware and software, mobile devices, security and networking concepts, and the responsibilities of an IT professional.



  
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    NET 235 - CCNA Cisco 1


    CAREER AND TECHNICAL CREDIT TYPE
    3 credit(s)

    This course introduces the architecture, structure, functions, components, and models of the Internet and other computer networks. The principles and structure of IP addressing and the fundamentals of Ethernet concepts, media, and operations are introduced to provide a foundation for the curriculum.



  
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    NET 236 - CCNA Cisco 2


    Prerequisites:
    NET 235 
    CAREER AND TECHNICAL CREDIT TYPE
    3 credit(s)

    This course describes the architecture, components, and operations of routers and switches in a small network. Students learn how to configure a router and a switch for basic functionality in both IPv4 and IPv6 networks.



  
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    NET 237 - CCNA Cisco 3


    Prerequisites:
    NET 236  
    CAREER AND TECHNICAL CREDIT TYPE
    3 credit(s)

    This course describes the architecture, components, and operations of routers and switches in a larger and more complex network. Students learn how to configure routers and switches for advanced functionality.



  
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    NET 238 - CCNA Cisco 4


    Prerequisites:
    NET 236 
    CAREER AND TECHNICAL CREDIT TYPE
    3 credit(s)

    This course discusses the WAN technologies and network services required by converged applications in a complex network. The course enables students to understand the selection criteria of network devices and WAN technologies to meet network requirements.



  
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    NET 303 - Windows Workstation Operating Systems


    CAREER AND TECHNICAL CREDIT TYPE
    3 credit(s)

    This course will prepare the student for supporting and using Windows Operating System Platform in a business setting. Topics include: installation, administration of resources, troubleshooting, networking, optimization, and security.



  
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    NET 313 - Windows Server


    CAREER AND TECHNICAL CREDIT TYPE
    3 credit(s)

    This course provides the core foundation for supporting network based servers. Students will learn the skills necessary to install, configure, customize, optimize, network, integrate and troubleshoot a server based operating system.



  
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    NET 453 - UNIX


    CAREER AND TECHNICAL CREDIT TYPE
    3 credit(s)

    This course deals with the UNIX operating system and introduces the Common Desktop Environment (CDE). Students will learn fundamental command-line features of the UNIX environment including file system navigation, file permissions, the text editor, command shells, and basic network use.



  
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    NET 612 - Fundamentals of Network Security


    CAREER AND TECHNICAL CREDIT TYPE
    3 credit(s)

    This course is designed to provide student with a fundamental understanding of network security principles and implementation. Students examine the technologies used and principles involved in creating a secure computer networking environment.



  
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    NET 616 - VMware VCP


    CAREER AND TECHNICAL CREDIT TYPE
    3 credit(s)

    This course equips students with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to build and run a VMware vSphere environment. It focuses on the installation and configuration of VMware ESX/ESXi hosts and VMware vCenter Server and on the management of ESX/ESXi hosts and virtual machines with vCenter Server.



  
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    NET 686 - Cybersecurity Management


    CAREER AND TECHNICAL CREDIT TYPE
    3 credit(s)

    This course studies the technologies of information security including policies, standards, and procedures. Explores introductory concepts of confidentiality, integrity, and availability.



  
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    NET 785 - Fundamentals of Desktop Support


    CAREER AND TECHNICAL CREDIT TYPE
    3 credit(s)

    This course will introduce the student to the operations of the help desk industry. Students will master the role of help desk analysis, navigate the help desk environment, and learn crucial problem solving skills.



  
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    NET 917 - Experimental Course


    CAREER AND TECHNICAL CREDIT TYPE
    Varied credit(s)

    New courses as student interests demand.



  
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    NET 927 - Honors Study


    CAREER AND TECHNICAL CREDIT TYPE
    1 credit(s)

    This course is designated as an honors course in technology as a special project.



  
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    NET 929 - Individual Projects


    Prerequisites:
    Instructor’s approval
    CAREER AND TECHNICAL CREDIT TYPE
    Varied credit(s)

    Specialized assignment as arranged with instructor.




Physical Education Activities

  
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    PEA 102 - Aerobic Fitness I


    STANDARD CREDIT TYPE
    1 credit(s)

    Activities that are basically individual in nature. This course includes skills, rules, and strategies required to participate in these activities. Aerobics and fitness classes include exercise activities which increase cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength, muscular endurance, and/or flexibility.



  
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    PEA 117 - Bowling I


    STANDARD CREDIT TYPE
    1 credit(s)

    Activities that are basically individual in nature. This course includes skills, rules, and strategies required to participate in these activities. Aerobics and fitness classes include exercise activities which increase cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength, muscular endurance, and/or flexibility.



  
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    PEA 118 - Bowling/Golf I


    STANDARD CREDIT TYPE
    1 credit(s)

    Activities that are basically individual in nature. This course includes skills, rules, and strategies required to participate in these activities. Aerobics and fitness classes include exercise activities which increase cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength, muscular endurance, and/or flexibility.



  
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    PEA 134 - Golf I


    STANDARD CREDIT TYPE
    1 credit(s)

    Activities that are basically individual in nature. This course includes skills, rules, and strategies required to participate in these activities. Aerobics and fitness classes include exercise activities which increase cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength, muscular endurance, and/or flexibility.



  
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    PEA 138 - Lifeguard Training I


    STANDARD CREDIT TYPE
    1 credit(s)

    Activities that are basically individual in nature. This course includes skills, rules, and strategies required to participate in these activities. Aerobics and fitness classes include exercise activities which increase cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength, muscular endurance, and/or flexibility.



  
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    PEA 146 - Physical Fitness I


    STANDARD CREDIT TYPE
    1 credit(s)

    Activities that are basically individual in nature. This course includes skills, rules, and strategies required to participate in these activities. Aerobics and fitness classes include exercise activities which increase cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength, muscular endurance, and/or flexibility.



  
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    PEA 151 - Racquet Sports I


    STANDARD CREDIT TYPE
    1 credit(s)

    Activities that are basically individual in nature. This course includes skills, rules, and strategies required to participate in these activities. Aerobics and fitness classes include exercise activities which increase cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength, muscular endurance, and/or flexibility.



  
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    PEA 154 - Racquetball I


    STANDARD CREDIT TYPE
    1 credit(s)

    Activities that are basically individual in nature. This course includes skills, rules, and strategies required to participate in these activities. Aerobics and fitness classes include exercise activities which increase cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength, muscular endurance, and/or flexibility.



  
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    PEA 160 - Soccer I


    STANDARD CREDIT TYPE
    1 credit(s)

    Activities that are basically individual in nature. This course includes skills, rules, and strategies required to participate in these activities. Aerobics and fitness classes include exercise activities which increase cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength, muscular endurance, and/or flexibility.



  
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    PEA 174 - Tennis I


    STANDARD CREDIT TYPE
    1 credit(s)

    Activities that are basically individual in nature. This course includes skills, rules, and strategies required to participate in these activities. Aerobics and fitness classes include exercise activities which increase cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength, muscular endurance, and/or flexibility.



  
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    PEA 181 - Water Safety Instruction I


    Prerequisites:
    PEA 138 
    STANDARD CREDIT TYPE
    1 credit(s)

    Designed to train instructor candidates to teach American Red Cross Swimming and Water Safety Courses, and Community Water Safety. Develops understanding of course materials and methods of conducting training sessions and evaluating participants’ progress. Additional training is available for qualified candidates.



  
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    PEA 183 - Water Safety Instruction/Lifeguarding


    Prerequisites:
    PEA 138 
    STANDARD CREDIT TYPE
    2 credit(s)

    Designed to train instructor candidates to teach American Red Cross Swimming and Water Safety Courses, American Red Cross Lifeguarding (including First Aid), CPR for the Professional Rescuer, Lifeguarding Instructor Aide, and Community Water Safety. Develops understanding of course materials and methods of conducting training sessions and evaluating participants’ progress. Additional training is available for qualified candidates.



  
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    PEA 187 - Weight Training I


    STANDARD CREDIT TYPE
    1 credit(s)

    Activities that are basically individual in nature. This course includes skills, rules, and strategies required to participate in these activities. Aerobics and fitness classes include exercise activities which increase cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength, muscular endurance, and/or flexibility.



    Course Learning Outcomes
    1. Identify lifts specific to the development of each major muscle group.

    (Development of a program chart)

    1. Demonstrate proper technique for lifts from each of the major muscle groups.

    (Skills check list)

    1. Describe safety techniques necessary to avoid injury

    (T/F, Multiple choice testing)

  
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    PEA 190 - Yoga/Stretching I


    STANDARD CREDIT TYPE
    1 credit(s)

    Activities that are basically individual in nature. This course includes skills, rules, and strategies required to participate in these activities. Aerobics and fitness classes include exercise activities which increase cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength, muscular endurance, and/or flexibility.



  
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    PEA 917 - Experimental Course


    Prerequisites:
    Instructor’s approval
    STANDARD CREDIT TYPE
    Varied credit(s)

    New courses as student interests demand.




Coaching Officiating

  
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    PEC 102 - Coaching Authorization


    STANDARD CREDIT TYPE
    5 credit(s)

    Integrates critical concepts from human development, anatomy/physiology, coaching philosophy/techniques, ethics, and athlete care and prevention of injuries. Successful completion of 4 mini-courses qualifies for Iowa Coaching Endorsement.



  
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    PEC 109 - Coaching Ethics, Techniques & Theory


    STANDARD CREDIT TYPE
    1.5 credit(s)

    Knowledge and understanding of the techniques and theory of coaching interscholastic athletics and also deals with professional ethics in coaching.



  
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    PEC 115 - Athletic Development And Human Growth


    STANDARD CREDIT TYPE
    1 credit(s)

    Knowledge and understanding of human growth and development of children in youth in relation to physical activity.



  
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    PEC 120 - Body Structure and Function


    STANDARD CREDIT TYPE
    1 credit(s)

    Knowledge and understanding of the structure and function of the human body in relation to physical activity.



 

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