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Technical Course Descriptons

BOT / Principles of Business Finance

Technical Hours: 3
BOT 2623 - Principles of Business Finance (Prerequisites: BOT 1313). This course is designed to provide a study of how financial data are gathered, analyzed, and used by management in planning and controlling business activities. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

BOT / CPT Coding

Technical Hours: 3
BOT 2643 - CPT Coding (Prerequisites: BOT 1613 & BOT 1623). This course is an introduction to the field of procedural coding and requirements for insurance reimbursement. Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

BOT / ICD Coding

Technical Hours: 3
BOT 2653 - ICD Coding (Prerequisites: BOT 1613 & BOT 1623). This course is an introduction to the field of diagnostic coding. Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

BOT / Advanced Coding

Technical Hours: 3
BOT 2663 - Advanced Coding (Prerequisites: BOT 2643 & BOT 2653). This course provides an in-depth study of coding competencies in inpatient and outpatient settings. This course also incorporates standards for national certification exams. Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

BOT / Medical Insurance Billing

Technical Hours: 3
BOT 2673 - Medical Insurance Billing (Prerequisites: BOT 2643 & BOT 2653). This course is a culmination of skills and knowledge of appropriate procedures for generating, processing, and submitting health insurance claims to private and governmental health insurance programs. Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

BOT / Administrative Office Procedures

Technical Hours: 3
BOT 2723 - Administrative Office Procedures (Prerequisite: BOT 1243). This course will provide comprehensive coverage and integration of business skills and issues, develop critical-thinking and problem-solving skills, and establish a foundation in business procedures. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

BOT / Medical Office Concepts

Technical Hours: 3
BOT 2743 - Medical Office Concepts. This course will provide coverage and integration of medical office skills and issues. Problem solving will be emphasized. Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

BOT / Electronic Health Records

Technical Hours: 3
BOT 2763 - Electronic Health Records. This course covers electronic health records (EHR) in the healthcare environment as they pertain to various healthcare settings. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

BOT / Integrated Computer Applications

Technical Hours: 3
BOT 2833 - Prerequisites: BOT 1133). This course integrates activities using applications software including word processing, database, spreadsheet, graphics and multimedia. Two lectures. Two hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

BOT / Supervised Work Experience

Technical Hours: 3
BOT 2913 - Supervised Work Experience. This course provides related on-the-job training in an office environment. This training must include at least 135 clock hours. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

BOT / BOT Externship & Seminar

Technical Hours: 3
BOT 2923 - BOT Externship and Seminar (Prerequisite: BOT 2183). Students will serve as interns with local businesses and will be given meaningful projects, responsibilities, work deadlines, and expectations, very similar to what they would expect as a full-time employee. This capstone course can only be taken in the graduating semester. Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

BOT / Healthcare Data Internship

Technical Hours: 3
BOT 2933 - Healthcare Data Internship (Prerequisite: BOT 2743). Students will serve as interns with healthcare facilities and will be given meaningful projects, responsibilities, work deadlines, and expectations similar to what they would expect as a full-time healthcare data employee. Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

BPT / Chocolates, Confections Sugar Artistry

Technical Hours: 4
BPT 2334 - Chocolates, Confections Sugar Artistry. This course is designed as a production and history of chocolate and other confection techniques necessary to work with chocolate and sugar. Various candies are to be hand dipped or molded into form. Sugar artistry to include pastillage-blown, pulled or poured while in production. Edible centerpiece showcases design explored. Two hours lecture. Four hours laboratory. Four hours credit.

BPT / Cookie, Mignardise and Frozen Desserts

Technical Hours: 4
BPT 1224 - Cookie, Mignardise and Frozen Desserts. This course is designed as instruction on how to make a variety of cookies, biscotti's, miniature desserts, ice creams, anglaise, petit fours and sorbets. Different methods and techniques will be covered such as creaming, tempering, foaming, product knowledge, and terminology. Provide skills in the production of churned and frozen desserts. Two hours lecture. Four hours laboratory. Four hours credit.

BPT / Classic Pastry, Pies, and Tarts

Technical Hours: 4
BPT 1234 - Classic Pastry, Pies and Tarts. This course is designed to provide students with the fundamental knowledge of producing various pies, puff pastry, pate a choux, custards, creams and tarts utilizing traditional methods. This course will also include platter and plate design arrangements for different menu styles. Two hours lecture. Four hours laboratory. Four hours credit.

CDT / Lang &Literacy Dev/Young Child

Technical Hours: 3
CDT 1713 - Language & Literacy Development for Young Children. A study of language development and the implementation of a developmentally appropriate language arts curriculum for young children. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

CJT / Introduction to Criminal Justice

Technical Hours: 3
CJT 1313 - Introduction to Criminal Justice. This course contains the history, development, and philosophy of law enforcement in a democratic society, introduction to agencies involved in the administration of criminal justice; career orientation. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit. lectures. Three hours credit.

CJT / Police Administration and Organization

Technical Hours: 3
CJT 1323 - Police Administration and Organization. This course contains the principles of organization and administration in law enforcement as applied to law enforcement agencies; introduction to concepts of organizational behavior. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

CJT / Police & Community Relations

Technical Hours: 3
CJT 1343 - Police & Community Relations. This course is a study of current issues between police and community. The role and influence of officers in community relations; tensions and conflict; and the problem areas of race and juveniles will be covered. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

CJT / Internship for Criminal Justice

Technical Hours: 3
CJT 1353 - Internship for Criminal Justice. This course provides supervised practical experience in an approved criminal justice agency. It gives students the opportunity to apply theory presented in the classroom in a supervised work setting. Nine hours externship/135 contact hours. Three hours credit.

CJT / Introduction to Corrections

Technical Hours: 3
CJT 1363 - Introduction to Corrections. This course contains an overview of the correctional field; its origins, historical and philosophical background development, current status; and relationship with other facets of the criminal justice system and future prospects. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

CJT / Criminology

Technical Hours: 3
CJT 1383 - Criminology. This course includes the study and practice of the nature and significance of criminal behavior. It also explores the theories, statistics, trends, and programs concerning criminal behavior. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

CJT / Traffic Law

Technical Hours: 3
CJT 2213 - Traffic Law. An examination of the role of government in coping with traffic problems. Emphasis is placed on the history, development, and enforcement of statutes pertaining to motor vehicles. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

CJT / Police Operations and Ethics

Technical Hours: 3
CJT 2313 - Police Operations and Ethics. A study of the operation and administration of law enforcement agencies. Particular emphasis is placed on the functions of the patrol division. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

CJT / Criminal Law

Technical Hours: 3
CJT 2323 - Criminal Law. Basic elements of criminal law under the Constitution of the United States, state constitutions, and federal and state statutes. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

CJT / Criminal Investigation I

Technical Hours: 3
CJT 2333 - Criminal Investigation I. This course includes fundamentals, search and recording, collection and preservation of evidence, finger printing, photography, sources of information, interviews and interrogation. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

CJT / Survey of Criminalistics

Technical Hours: 3
CJT 2393 - Survey of Criminalistics. This course provides a study of scientific crime detention methods; modus operandi, crime scene search, preservation of evidence, research projects and other topics related to criminalistics. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

CJT / Juvenile Justice

Technical Hours: 3
CJT 2513 - Juvenile Justice. This course identifies the role of police in juvenile delinquency and control. It covers organization, functions, and jurisdiction of juvenile agencies as well as processing, detention, and disposition of cases. Statutes and court procedures applied to juveniles will also be covered in this course. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

CJT / Intelligence Analysis & Security Management

Technical Hours: 3
CJT 2723 - Intelligence Analysis and Security Management. This course is designed to develop an understanding of how intelligence assists in maintaining national security, the laws, guidelines, executive directives and oversight relating to intelligence as well as the methodologies used in the intelligence community. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

CJT / Transportation & Border Security

Technical Hours: 3
CJT 2733 - Transportation and Border Security. This course provides a student with an analysis of issues that concern the protection of the borders of the United States and U. S. policies regarding the safety of the U.S. Transportation System. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

CJT / Foundations of Homeland Security & Terrorism

Technical Hours: 3
CJT 2743 - Foundations of Homeland Security and Terrorism. This course is a study of the issues pertaining to the role and mission of the Department of Homeland Security and related agencies, both domestic and international. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

CJT / Criminal Procedures

Technical Hours: 3
CJT 2813 - Criminal Procedures. This course provides an in-depth study of the criminal case within the state and federal court systems. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

CJT / Special Problems in Criminal Justice

Technical Hours: 3
CJT 2913 - Special Problems in Criminal Justice. This course is designed to provide students with an opportunity to utilize skills and knowledge gained in other 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.

CJT / Supervised Work Experience in Criminal Justice

Technical Hours: 3
CJT 2923 - Supervised Work Experience in Criminal Justice. This course, which is a cooperative program between industry and education, is designed to integrate the student's technical studies with industrial experience. Nine hours externship. Three hours credit.

CNT / Network Security

Technical Hours: 3
CNT 2553 - Network Security. This course provides an introduction to network and computer security. Topics such as ethics, security policies, legal issues, vulnerability testing tools, firewalls and operating system hardening will be discussed. Students will receive a deeper understanding of network operations and protocols through traffic capture and protocol analysis. Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

CNT / Advanced Network Administration Using Microsoft Windows Server

Technical Hours: 4
CNT 2644 - Advanced Network Administration Using Microsoft Windows Server (Prerequisites: CNT 1624 or 1634). This course is a continuation of Network Administration Using Microsoft Windows NT Server. Emphasis is placed on installation, configuration, and implementation of a functional NT Server. Two hours lecture. Four hours laboratory. Four hours credit.

CNT / Web Development Concepts

Technical Hours: 3
CNT 1513 - Web Development Concepts. This course is an introduction to the Internet and its uses in the world of business. It includes basic and advanced features of the Internet, World Wide Web, gophers, listservers, and creating web pages. Upon completion of this course, students will be able to create a personalized home page and post it on the Internet, download files using a browser and an FTP program, and e-mail messages. Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

CNT / Network Components

Technical Hours: 4
CNT 1524 - Network Components (Prerequisite: CNT 1414). This course presents local area network and wide area network connectivity. It focuses on architecture, topologies, protocols, and transport methods of a network. Two hours lecture. Four hours laboratory. Four hours credit.

CNT / Network Administration Using Microsoft Windows Server

Technical Hours: 4
CNT 1624 - Network Administration Using Microsoft Windows Server. This course focuses on the management of a computer network using the Microsoft Windows NT Server network operating system. Emphasis will be placed on daily administrative tasks performed by a network administrator. Two hours lecture. Four hours laboratory. Four hours credit.

CNT / Microsoft Windows-Installing & Configuration

Technical Hours: 4
CNT 1634 - Microsoft Windows-Installing & Configuration. The main goal of this course is to provide students with a comprehensive overview of the features and functions of Microsoft Windows. This includes a look at the configuration, management, and networking functionality of Windows in stand-alone as well as both large and small network environments. Two hours lecture. Four hours laboratory. Four hours credit.

CNT / Network Administration Using Linux

Technical Hours: 4
CNT 1654 - Network Administration Using Linux. This course focuses on the management of a computer network using the Linux network operating system. Emphasis will be placed on daily administrative tasks performed by a network administrator. Two hours lectures. Four hours laboratory. Four hours credit.

CNT / Introduction to MS/SQL

Technical Hours: 4
CNT 2344 - Introduction to MS/SQL (Prerequisite: CNT 1624 - Network Administration Using Microsoft Server). This course is designed to generate further experience for the student in installing and maintaining a MC SQL Server. This course also targets basic programming used by a Data Base Administrator. Two hours lecture. Four hours laboratory. Four hours credit.

CNT / System Maintenance

Technical Hours: 3
CNT 2423 - System Maintenance. This course covers the diagnosis, troubleshooting, and maintenance of computer components. Topics include hardware compatibility, system architecture, memory, input devices, video displays, disk drives, modems, and printers. Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

CNT / Network Planning & Design

Technical Hours: 4
CNT 2534 - Network Planning and Design (Prerequisite: CNT 1524). This course involves applying network concepts in planning and designing a functioning network. Emphasis is placed on recognizing the need for a network, conducting analysis, and designing solutions. Two hours lecture. Four hours laboratory. Four hours credit.

CNT / Network Implementation

Technical Hours: 4
CNT 2544 - Network Implementation (Prerequisite: CNT 2534). This course is the culmination of all concepts learned in the network curriculum. Topics include planning, installation, evaluation, and maintenance of a network solution. Two hours lecture. Four hours laboratory. Four hours credit.

CPT / Computer Concepts

Technical Hours: 3
CPT 1123 - Computer Concepts. This course is an introduction to the history, terminology, and theory of computer systems. Students will gain hands-on experience in the operation of a mid-range computer. Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

CPT / Programming Development Concepts

Technical Hours: 4
CPT 1144 - Programming Development Concepts. This course is an introduction to programming logic and computer systems. Students will gain hands-on experience in the development of computer programs. Three hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Four hours credit.

CPT / Computer Operations

Technical Hours: 3
CPT 1313 - Computer Operations. A study of the operation of computers and peripherals including operations control language, utilities, control commands, and procedures. Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

CPT / Survey of Microcomputer Applications

Technical Hours: 3
CPT 1323 - Survey of Microcomputer Applications. This course will introduce word processing, spreadsheet, and database management software with integration of these applications. Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

CPT / Operating Platforms

Technical Hours: 3
CPT 1333 - Operating Platforms. This course will provide experience in a variety of operating platforms. Emphasis will be placed on support personnel interaction with the platform to assist users in business environments. Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

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