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LET / Introduction to Law

Technical Hours: 3
LET 1123 - Introduction to Law. This course provides an overview of major principles and functions of the state and federal legal systems, introduces various legal fields for professional opportunities, presents legal vocabulary, gives an overview of different areas of law, and presents ethics. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

LET / Legal Research

Technical Hours: 3
LET 1213 - Legal Research. This course is an introduction to basic sources of law and the methods of legal research, including ethics. Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

LET / Family Law

Technical Hours: 3
LET 1513 - Family Law. This course is a study of the areas of law pertaining to domestic relations, emphasizing ethics. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

MFT / Manufacturing Process I

Technical Hours: 3
MFT 2113 - Manufacturing Process I. The course would require study in manufacturing techniques from both a historical perspective and modern process improvement systems including plant layout, material handling, workstation design, Kaizen, KanBan and Value Stream Mapping. Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

MFT / Manufacturing Process II

Technical Hours: 3
MFT 2123 - Manufacturing Process II. The course would be a continuation of the previously listed, and introduce equipment and operations required to produce various products, including metal, wood and plastics processing. Also included would be an introduction to various material handling devises and process automation. Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

MFT / Organizational Behavior

Technical Hours: 3
MFT 2213 - Organizational Behavior. The course would help prepare students for their roles as change agents within an organization by identifying some of the potential issues that will be faced. Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

MFT / Special Problem in Automation & Control Technology

Technical Hours: 1
MFT 2911 - Special Problem in Automation and Control Technology. A course to provide students with an opportunity to utilize skills and knowledge gained in other Automation and Control Technology courses. The instructor and student work closely together to select a topic and establish criteria for completion of the project. Two hours laboratory. One hour credit.

MFT / Special Problem in Automation & Control Technology

Technical Hours: 2
MFT 2912 - Special Problem in Automation and Control Technology. A course to provide students with an opportunity to utilize skills and knowledge gained in other Automation and Control Technology courses. The instructor and student work closely together to select a topic and establish criteria for completion of the project. Four hours laboratory. Two hours credit.

MFT / Special Problem in Automation & Control Technology

Technical Hours: 3
MFT 2913 - Special Problem in Automation and Control Technology. A course to provide students with an opportunity to utilize skills and knowledge gained in other Automation and Control Technology courses. The instructor and student work closely together to select a topic and establish criteria for completion of the project. Six hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

MGT / Specialized Modalities II

Technical Hours: 2
This course will provide students more in-depth knowledge of additional traditions of massage and bodywork. Two hours lecture. Two hours credit.

MGT / CPR and First Aid

Technical Hours: 1
MGT 1111 - CPR and First Aid. This course develops the knowledge and skills necessary to provide emergency care for the injured or ill until appropriate professionals take over. One hour lecture. One hour credit.

MGT / Introduction to Massage Therapy

Technical Hours: 4
MGT 1214 - Introduction to Massage Therapy. This course teaches the student theories and principles of therapeutic massage and includes the effects, benefits, indications and contraindications, history of massage therapy, Mississippi laws and regulations pertaining to massage therapist, educational and licensing requirements, professional ethics, equipment and products, client evaluations, draping techniques, massage environment, massage therapy in a healthcare system, sanitary and safety practices, therapist body mechanics, conditioning, strengthening, flexibility, human relationship skills, and basic business and marketing skills. Four hours lecture. Four hours credit.

MGT / Massage Therapy I

Technical Hours: 4
MGT 1224 - Massage Therapy I. This course examines basic skills in massage therapy for various modalities. Each modality will move into the next progressive phase enhancing the student's knowledge. Four hours lecture. Four hours credit.

MGT / Massage Therapy I Lab

Technical Hours: 3
MGT 1233 - Massage Therapy I Lab. This course develops basic skills in massage therapy for various modalities in a laboratory setting. Each modality will move into the next progressive phase enhancing the student's knowledge. Six hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

MGT / Massage Therapy II

Technical Hours: 4
MGT 1244 - Massage Therapy II. Students will develop basic skills in massage therapy. Each modality will move into the next progressive phase enhancing the student's knowledge. Four hours lecture. Four hours credit.

MGT / Massage Therapy II Lab

Technical Hours: 3
MGT 1253 - Massage Therapy II Lab. Students will develop basic skills in massage therapy in a laboratory setting. Each modality will move into the next progressive phase enhancing the student's knowledge. Six hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

MGT / Massage Therapy Clinical Lab II

Technical Hours: 3
MGT 1263 - Massage Therapy Clinical Lab II. This course applies the principles and theories of Introduction to Massage Therapy and Massage Therapy I and builds on the principles and theories taught in Massage Therapy II and is a continuation of Massage Therapy Clinical Lab I. Six hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

MGT / Specialized Modalities I

Technical Hours: 2
MGT 1272 - Specialized Modalities I. Students will be introduced to several different traditions of massage and bodywork. Two hours lecture. Two hours credit.

MGT / Massage Therapy Clinical Lab I

Technical Hours: 1
MGT 1281 - Massage Therapy Clinical Lab I. This course applies the principles and theories of Introduction to Massage Therapy and Massage Therapy I. Two hours laboratory. One hour credit.

MGT / Kinesiology

Technical Hours: 3
MGT 1333 - Kinesiology. This course studies the mechanical aspects of human motion. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

MGT / Pathology and Medical Terminology

Technical Hours: 3
MGT 1343 - Pathology and Medical Terminology. This course is designed to teach the student functional assessment of therapeutic massage in relation to pathology. The student learns pathology of multiple systems and determines its impact on the delivery of massage therapy services in his or her own practice. Discussion of the massage therapy scope of practice and its relationship to other allied health professions is included. Understanding methods of communication with other professionals and clients, exploring holistic self-care practices, and developing a systematic evaluation and documentation scheme are also covered. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

MGT / Board Preparation

Technical Hours: 2
MGT 1612 - Board Preparation. A basic course to provide students with skills review for board certification. *If student is already a Licensed Massage Therapist, another academic course may be taken. Two hours lecture. Two hours credit.

MGT / Massage Therapy III

Technical Hours: 3
MGT 2223 - Massage Therapy III. This course will provide students with additional knowledge and information in the area of techniques. Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

MGT / Massage Therapy IV

Technical Hours: 3
MGT 2233 - Massage Therapy IV. This course will provide students with additional knowledge and information in the area of techniques. Two hours lectures. Two hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

MGT / Massage Therapy Anatomy and Physiology I

Technical Hours: 4
MGT 2514 - Massage Therapy Anatomy and Physiology I. A combined lecture and laboratory course that covers the anatomical and physiological study of the human body as an integrated whole. The course includes detailed studies of: biological principles; tissues; and the integumentary, skeletal, muscular and nervous systems. Labs associated with this course contain experiments and exercises that reinforce the principles introduced in lecture classes. Three hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Four hours credit.

MGT / Massage Therapy Anatomy and Physiology II

Technical Hours: 4
MGT 2524 - Massage Therapy Anatomy and Physiology II. A combined lecture and laboratory course that includes detailed studies of the anatomy and physiology of human special senses, endocrine, cardiovascular, lymphatic and immune, respiratory, digestive, and urinary systems, as well as reproduction and development. Labs associated with this course contain experiments and exercises that reinforce the principles introduced in lecture classes. Three hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Four hours credit.

MMT / Marketing I

Technical Hours: 3
MMT 1113 - Marketing I. Study of principles and problems of marketing goods and services and methods of distribution from producer to consumer. Types, functions, and practices of wholesalers and retailers and efficient techniques in the development and expansion of markers. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

MMT / Marketing II

Technical Hours: 3
MMT 1123 - Marketing II. (Prerequisite MMT 1113). A continuation of MMT 1113. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit. MT 1113. Three lectures. Three hours credit.

MMT / Human Resource Management

Technical Hours: 3
MMT 2233 - Human Resource Management. Objectives, organization, and functions of human resource management. Emphasis is placed on selection and placement, job evaluation, training, education, safety, health, employer-employee relationships, and employee services. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

MMT / Entrepreneurship

Technical Hours: 3
MMT 2513 - Entrepreneurship. Overview of activities that are involved in planning, establishing, and managing a small business enterprise. Topics to be covered will include planning, location, analysis, financing, and development of a business plan. Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

MMT / Purchasing/Supply Management

Technical Hours: 3
MMT 2533 - Purchasing/Supply Management. Principles and techniques for developing an effective and efficient purchasing/supply/materials system. Emphasis on procedures, quantities, delivery, suppliers, price determination, outsourcing, service purchasing international purchasing, and quality specifications. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

MMT / Principles of Real Estate

Technical Hours: 3
MMT 2713 - Principles of Real Estate. The course deals with the nature of the real estate market, types of ownership of property, contracts, methods of transferal of title, instruments used in transfer, title closing, financing, property management, insuring, and appraising. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

MMT / Real Estate Law

Technical Hours: 3
MMT 2723 - Real Estate Law. Designed to give the student a general background in the law of real property and the law of real estate brokerage. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

MMT / Real Estate Finance

Technical Hours: 3
MMT 2733 - Real Estate Finance. This course provides a background in the principles and methods of financing real estate. Real estate mortgage credit operations of commercial banks are broken into the following broad areas: (1) the manner in which funds are channeled into the mortgage markets; (2) the financing of residential property; (3) the financing of special purpose property; and (4) the administrative tasks common to most mortgage departments. Both private and governmental institutions are covered. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

MMT / Real Estate Appraisal

Technical Hours: 4
MMT 2744 - Real Estate Appraisal. An introductory course covering the purposes of appraisal, the appraisal process and the different approaches, methods and techniques used to determine the value of various types of property. This course also includes standards of professional appraisal practice. Four hour lecture. Four hours credit.

MST / Power Machinery I

Technical Hours: 4
MST 1114 - Power Machinery I. A course in the operation of power machinery. Includes instruction and practice in the safe operation of lathes, drill presses, and vertical mills. Two hours lecture. Four hours laboratory. Four hours credit.

MST / Power Machinery II

Technical Hours: 4
MST 1124 - Power Machinery II (Prerequisite: MST 1114). A continuation of Power Machinery I with emphasis on more advanced applications of lathes, mills, shapers, and precision grinders. Two hours lecture. Four hours laboratory. Four hours credit.

MST / Basic Shop Math

Technical Hours: 3
MST 1233 - Basic Shop Math. A basic unit of instruction for machine trade occupations, problem solving of whole numbers, fractions, decimals, percentages, averages, ratio, and proportion. Trade formulas in applied geometry and trigonometry. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

MST / Machine Tool Mathematics

Technical Hours: 3
MST 1313 - Machine Tool Mathematics. An applied mathematics course designed for machinists. Includes instruction and practice in algebraic and trigonometric operations essential for successful machining. Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

MST / Blueprint Reading

Technical Hours: 3
MST 1413 - Blueprint Reading. A course in blueprint reading designed for machinists. Includes instruction and practice in reading industrial blueprints. Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

MST / Advanced Blueprint Reading

Technical Hours: 3
MST 1423 - Advanced Blueprint Reading (Prerequisite: MST 1413). A continuation of Blueprint Reading with emphasis on advanced feature of technical prints. Includes instruction on the identification of various projections and views and on different assembly components. Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

MST / Precision Layout

Technical Hours: 3
MST 1613 - Precision Layout. An introduction to the concepts and practice of precision layout for machining operations. Includes instruction and practice in the use of layout instruments. Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

MST / Power Machinery III

Technical Hours: 4
MST 2134 - Power Machinery III (Prerequisite: MST 1124). A continuation of the Power Machinery II course with emphasis on advanced applications of the engine lathe, milling machine, and grinding machine. Two hours lecture. Four hours laboratory. Four hours credit.

MST / Power Machinery IV

Technical Hours: 4
MST 2144 - Power Machinery IV (Prerequisite: MST 2135). A continuation of Power Machinery III with emphasis on highly advanced operations of the radial arm drill, milling machine, engine lathe, and precision grinder. Two hours lecture. Four hours laboratory. Four hours credit.

MST / Computer Numerical Control Operations I

Technical Hours: 4
MST 2714 - Computer Numerical Control Operations I. An introduction to the application of computer numerical control (CNC) and computer assisted manufacturing (CAM) techniques and practices. Includes instruction and practice related to the use of the Cartesian coordinate system programming codes and commands and tooling requirement for NC/CAM machines. Three hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Four hours credit.

MST / Computer Numerical Control Operations II

Technical Hours: 4
MST 2724 - Computer Numerical Control Operations II (Pre/Co-requisite: MST 2714). A continuation of Computer Numerical Control Operations I. Includes instruction in writing and editing CNC programs, machine setup and operation, and use of CAM equipment to program and operate CNC machines. Two hours lecture. Four hours laboratory. Four hours credit.

MST / Metallurgy

Technical Hours: 3
MST 2813 - Metallurgy. An introduction to the concepts of metallurgy. Includes instruction and practice in metal identification, heat treatment, and hardness testing. Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

MST / Special Problem in Machine Tool Technology

Technical Hours: 1
MST 2911 - Special Problem in Machine Tool Technology. A course designed to provide the student with practical application of skills and knowledge gained in other Machine Tool related courses. The instructor works closely with the student to insure that the selection of a project will enhance the student's learning experience. Two hours laboratory. One hour credit.

MST / Special Problem in Machine Tool Technology

Technical Hours: 2
MST 2912 - Special Problem in Machine Tool Technology. A course designed to provide the student with practical application of skills and knowledge gained in other Machine Tool related courses. The instructor works closely with the student to insure that the selection of a project will enhance the student's learning experience. Four hours laboratory. Two hours credit.

MST / Special Problem in Machine Tool Technology

Technical Hours: 3
MST 2913 - Special Problem in Machine Tool Technology. A course designed to provide the student with practical application of skills and knowledge gained in other Machine Tool related courses. The instructor works closely with the student to insure that the selection of a project will enhance the student's learning experience. Six hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

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