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IST 2923 - Special Problem in Information Systems Technology

Technical Hours: 3
IST 2923 - Special Problem in Information Systems Technology (Prerequisite: To be taken during the semester the student is to complete the program). This course provides students with an opportunity to utilize skills and knowledge gained in other Information Systems Technology courses. Six hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

JOU 1111 - College Publications I

Academic Hours: 1
JOU 1111 - College Publications I (Yearbook (Horizons) or Newspaper (The Growl)). A laboratory course designed to give practical experience in working with college newspaper and/or yearbook production. News, feature, and editorial writing, make-up and layout, editing, advertising and photography will be emphasized according to student need. Two hours laboratory. One hour credit.

JOU 1112 - College Publications I

Academic Hours: 2
JOU 1112 - College Publications I (Newspaper (Growl and Grid)). A laboratory course designed to give practical experience in working with college newspaper production. News, feature, and editorial writing, make-up and layout, editing, advertising and photography will be emphasized according to student need. Four hours laboratory. Two hours credit.

JOU 1121 - College Publications II

Academic Hours: 1
JOU 1121 - College Publications II (Yearbook (Horizons) or Newspaper (The Growl)). A laboratory course designed to give practical experience in working with college newspaper and/or yearbook production. News, feature, and editorial writing, make-up and layout, editing, advertising and photography will be emphasized according to student need. Two hours laboratory. One hour credit.

JOU 1122 - College Publications II

Academic Hours: 2
JOU 1122 - College Publications II (Newspaper (Growl and Grid)). A laboratory course designed to give practical experience in working with college newspaper production. News, feature, and editorial writing, make-up and layout, editing, advertising and photography will be emphasized according to student need. Four hours laboratory. Two hours credit.

JOU 1313 - News Writing and Reporting I

Academic Hours: 3
JOU 1313 - News Writing and Reporting I. An introductory course in journalism designed to teach news writing and reporting, the construction of the news article with an emphasis on source news, features, sports, and interview stories and editorials. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

JOU 1323 - News Writing and Reporting II

Academic Hours: 3
JOU 1323 - News Writing and Reporting II. An advanced journalism course designed to teach news writing and editing with an emphasis on news, features, sports, and editorials. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

JOU 2111 - College Publications III

Academic Hours: 1
JOU 2111 - College Publications III (Yearbook (Horizons) or Newspaper (The Growl)). A laboratory course designed to give practical experience in working with college newspaper and/or yearbook production. News, feature, and editorial writing, make-up and layout, editing, advertising and photography will be emphasized according to student need. Two hours laboratory. One hour credit.

JOU 2112 - College Publications III

Academic Hours: 2
JOU 2112 - College Publications III (Newspaper (Growl and Grid)). A laboratory course designed to give practical experience in working with college newspaper production. News, feature, and editorial writing, make-up and layout, editing, advertising and photography will be emphasized according to student need. Four hours laboratory. Two hours credit.

JOU 2121 - College Publications IV

Academic Hours: 1
JOU 2121 - College Publications IV (Yearbook (Horizons) or Newspaper (The Growl)). A laboratory course designed to give practical experience in working with college newspaper and/or yearbook production. News, feature, and editorial writing, make-up and layout, editing, advertising and photography will be emphasized according to student need. Two hours laboratory. One hour credit.

JOU 2122 - College Publications IV

Academic Hours: 2
JOU 2122 - College Publications IV (Newspaper (Growl and Grid)). A laboratory course designed to give practical experience in working with college newspaper production. News, feature, and editorial writing, make-up and layout, editing, advertising and photography will be emphasized according to student need. Four hours laboratory. Two hours credit.

LEA 1811 - Leadership & Organization Skills I

Academic Hours: 1
LEA 1811 - Leadership & Organization Skills I. An introduction of leadership styles and skills, roles and functions of officers of student organizations. One hour lecture. One hour credit.

LEA 1821 - Leadership & Organization Skills II

Academic Hours: 1
LEA 1821 - Leadership & Organization Skills II. A study of leadership styles and skills, roles and functions of officers of student organizations. One hour lecture. One hour credit.

LEA 1911 - Leadership & Communication Skills Development-Recruiting I

Academic Hours: 1
LEA 1911 - Leadership & Communication Skills Development-Recruiting I. This course introduces the student to his/her responsibilities as a member of the recruiting/public relations team. II, III, and IV are a continuation of LEA 1911. One hour lecture. One hour credit.

LEA 1921 - Leadership & Communication Skills Development-Recruiting II

Academic Hours: 1
LEA 1921 - Leadership & Communication Skills Development-Recruiting II. This course introduces the student to his/her responsibilities as a member of the recruiting/public relations team. II, III, and IV are a continuation of LEA 1911. One hour lecture. One hour credit.

LEA 2811 - Leadership &Organization Skills III

Academic Hours: 1
LEA 2811 - Leadership & Organization Skills III. An application of leadership styles and skills, roles and functions of officers of student organizations. One hour lecture. One hour credit.

LEA 2821 - Leadership & Organization Skills IV

Academic Hours: 1
LEA 2821 - Leadership & Organization Skills IV. An evaluation of leadership styles and skills, roles and functions of officers of student organizations. One hour lecture. One hour credit.

LEA 2911 - Leadership & Communication Skills Development-Recruiting III

Academic Hours: 1
LEA 2911 - Leadership & Communication Skills Development-Recruiting III. This course introduces the student to his/her responsibilities as a member of the recruiting/public relations team. II, III, and IV are a continuation of LEA 1911. One hour lecture. One hour credit.

LEA 2921 - Leadership & Communication Skills Development-Recruiting IV

Academic Hours: 1
LEA 2921 - Leadership & Communication Skills Development-Recruiting IV. This course introduces the student to his/her responsibilities as a member of the recruiting/public relations team. II, III, and IV are a continuation of LEA 1911. One hour lecture. One hour credit.

LET 1123 - 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 1213 - 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 1513 - 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.

LET 1523 - Wills & Estates

Technical Hours: 3
LET 1523 - Wills and Estates. This course is an introduction to the laws of inheritance and estates, basic concepts of estates and wills, probate procedures, and preparation of documents while emphasizing ethics. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

LET 1713 - Legal Writing

Technical Hours: 3
LET 1713 - Legal Writing (Prerequisites: LET 1123 & LET 1213). This course includes composition of legal communications, briefs, memoranda, and other legal documents with an emphasis on ethical considerations. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

LET 2313 - Civil Litigation I

Technical Hours: 3
LET 2313 - Civil Litigation I (Prerequisites: LET 1123 & LET 1213). This course is designed to study the litigation process. Emphasis is on the structure of the Mississippi Court System and on gathering information and evidence, summarizing and arranging materials, maintaining docket and file control, developing a litigation case, and interviewing clients and witnesses, using ethical standards. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

LET 2323 - Torts

Technical Hours: 3
LET 2323 - Torts (Prerequisite: LET 1123). This course provides instruction in the area of law that deals with civil wrongs and injuries, including intentional wrongs, negligence, and strict liability. It concentrates on the elements of a tort, type of tort, damages, ethics, and remedies. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

LET 2333 - Civil Litigation II

Technical Hours: 3
LET 2333 - Civil Litigation II (Prerequisite: LET 2313). This course is designed to continue the study of the litigation process from discovery through appeal. Emphasis is placed on collecting and organizing discovery materials and demonstrating knowledge of the limits placed on discovery by the federal and states rules of civil procedure. The course also includes the trial and appeal phases of litigation, with emphasis on trial preparation and appellate procedure. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

LET 2343 - Contracts

Technical Hours: 3
LET 2343 - Contracts. This course provides instruction in the area of contract law, concentrating on the elements of a valid contract, various types of contracts, the Uniform Commercial Code, and ethical issues in contract law. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

LET 2353 - Criminal Law

Technical Hours: 3
LET 2353 - Criminal Law. This course provides an overview of criminal law, and the procedures involved in the criminal process. The course focuses on the Mississippi court system, legal terminology involved in criminal practice, and on gathering information and evidence, and using ethical standards. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

LET 2373 - Contracts and Business Law

Technical Hours: 3
LET 2373 - Contracts and Business Law. This course provides instruction in the area of contract law, concentrating on the elements of a valid contract, various types of contracts, the Uniform Commercial Code, and ethical issues in contract law. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

LET 2383 - Criminal Law and Procedure

Technical Hours: 3
LET 2383 - Criminal Law and Procedure. This course provides an overview of criminal law and the procedures involved in the criminal process. The course focuses on the Mississippi court system, legal terminology involved in a criminal practice, and on gathering information and evidence, using ethical standards. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

LET 2453 - Real Property I

Technical Hours: 3
LET 2453 - Real Property I. This course is an introduction to real property law including ownership, transfer of property, liens and encumbrances, and the various types of deeds. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

LET 2463 - Real Property II

Technical Hours: 3
LET 2463 - Real Property II (Prerequisite: LET 2453). This course examines legal documents related to real property as recorded in the chancery clerk's office, the tax assessor's office, and the circuit clerk's office. It includes compiling a title abstract and completing an assignment to prepare a real estate file from transaction through closing and post-closing implementing ethics. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

LET 2523 - Bankruptcy Law

Technical Hours: 3
LET 2523 - Bankruptcy Law (Prerequisite: LET 1123). This course is an introduction to federal bankruptcy law. Emphasis is placed on federal bankruptcy statutes, chapters and forms. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

LET 2653 - Law Office Management

Technical Hours: 3
LET 2653 - Law Office Management. This course provides practical application of daily legal office skills needed in the legal field, professional enrichment presentations, history of the profession, professional ethics through fact analysis, and an overview of law office management. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

LET 2913 - Special Problem in Paralegal Technology

Technical Hours: 3
LET 2913 - Special Problem in Paralegal Technology. A course to provide students with an opportunity to utilize skills and knowledge gained in other Paralegal Technology courses. Six hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

LET 2923 - Internship for Paralegal

Technical Hours: 3
LET 2923 - Internship for Paralegal. Supervised practical experience in a private law office, courts, government offices, or businesses. Provides students the opportunity to apply theory presented in the classroom in a supervised work setting. (135 clock hours supervised work experience minimum). Three hours credit.

LLS 1151 - College Life

Academic Hours: 1
LLS 1151 - College Life. This course is designed to assist the first-time student in achieving academic, career, and personal success. One hour lecture. One hour credit.

LLS 1152 - College Life

Academic Hours: 2
LLS 1152 - College Life. This course is designed to assist the first-time student in achieving academic, career, and personal success. Two hours lecture. Two hours credit.

LLS 1313 - Orientation

Academic Hours: 3
LLS 1313 - Orientation. This course is designed to help the new college student adjust to college life. It includes a study of personal and social adjustments and gives the student guidance in collegiate life. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

LLS 1321 - Career Exploration

Academic Hours: 1
LLS 1321 - Career Exploration. This course is designed to assist students in determining career goals. Interest tests, personality inventories, and aptitude tests are given to assist students in determining career choices. One hour lecture. One hour credit.

LLS 1322 - Career Exploration

Academic Hours: 2
LLS 1322 - Career Exploration. This course is designed to assist students in determining career goals. Interest tests, personality inventories, and aptitude tests are given to assist students in determining career choices. Two hours lecture. Two hours credit.

LLS 1323 - Career Exploration

Academic Hours: 3
LLS 1323 - Career Exploration. This course is designed to assist students in determining career goals. Interest tests, personality inventories, and aptitude tests are given to assist students in determining career choices. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

LLS 1413 - Enhancement of Study

Academic Hours: 3
LLS 1413 - Enhancement of Study. This course is designed to aid the student in study skills, promote student success in critical reading and note-taking techniques, critical thinking, time management, test-taking strategies, listening and memory enhancement. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

LLS 1713 - Job Search Skills

Academic Hours: 3
LLS 1713 - Job Search Skills. This course is designed to prepare students for job networking skills, completing applications, resume writing, interviewing, and work ethic. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

MAT 1233 - Intermediate Algebra

Academic Hours: 3
MAT 1233 – Intermediate Algebra (Prerequisite: MAT 0124 with a C or appropriate placement score for MAT 1233). This course includes linear equations and their graphs; inequalities and number line graphs; rational expressions; factoring; laws of exponents; radicals; polynomials. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

MAT 124 - Beginning Algebra

Academic Hours: 4
MAT 0124 – Beginning Algebra. This course includes operations with real numbers, linear equations, the coordinate system, linear inequalities, laws of exponents, operations with polynomials, and factoring. Four hours lecture. Four hours institutional credit. (Not designed to transfer.)

MAT 1313 - College Algebra

Academic Hours: 3
MAT 1313 – College Algebra (Prerequisite: MAT 1233 with a C or appropriate placement score for MAT 1313). This course includes the following topics with applications: inequalities; functions; linear and quadratic equations, and their graphs; rational, radical, and higher-order equations; polynomial and rational functions; logarithmic and exponential functions; systems of equations. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

MAT 1323 - Trigonometry

Academic Hours: 3
MAT 1323 - Trigonometry (Prerequisite: MAT 1313 or appropriate placement score for MAT 1323). This course includes trigonometric functions and their graphs; trigonometric identities; trigonometric equations; radian measurement; solutions of right and oblique triangles; inverse trigonometric functions; applications. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

MAT 1513 - Business Calculus I

Academic Hours: 3
MAT 1513 – Business Calculus I (Prerequisite: MAT 1313 or appropriate placement score for MAT 1323). This course is a study of functions, limits, continuity, derivatives, and their applications to business and economics. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

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