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BAD 2523 - Personal Financial Management

Academic Hours: 3
BAD 2523 - Personal Financial Management. This course deals with an individual's optimal management of personal income and expenditures over a lifetime to best meet the needs of his/her financial objectives. The course focuses on the areas of budgeting, insurance, borrowing and credit purchases, home ownership, investment, taxes, and family financial planning. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

BAD 2533 - Computer Applications in Business & Industry

Academic Hours: 3
BAD 2533 - Computer Applications in Business & Industry (Prerequisite: Keyboarding Skills). This course is designed to teach computer applications to include: word processing, electronic spreadsheet, database management, presentation design, and electronic communications. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

BAD 2813 - Business Communications

Academic Hours: 3
BAD 2813 - Business Communications (Prerequisite: ENG 1113). This course develops written and oral communication skills for future professionals among multicultural audiences with emphasis on principles of writing business messages, generating reports and presentations, and preparing communications for employment. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

BAD 2853 - Business Ethics

Academic Hours: 3
BAD 2853 - Business Ethics. An exploration of the ethical problems faced in business theory and practice through which the student will recognize and analyze ethical dilemmas and implement ethical decisions within the context of today's business environment. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

BIO 1114 - Principles of Biology I

Academic Hours: 4
BIO 1114 – Principles of Biology I. A combined lecture and laboratory course for non-science majors that provides an introduction to the basic principles of modern biology and their relevance to modern life. Emphasis is placed on the nature and history of scientific thought, basic biological chemistry, cell biology, and genetics. 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.

BIO 1124 - Principles of Biology II

Academic Hours: 4
BIO 1124 – Principles of Biology II. A combined lecture and laboratory course for non-science majors that emphasizes the survey of the diversity of life, ecology, evolution, and an overview of organ 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.

BIO 1134 - General Biology I

Academic Hours: 4
BIO 1134 - General Biology I (Prerequisite: MAT 0124 or higher or placement score for MAT 1233 or higher and ENG 0114 or higher or placement score for ENG 0124). A combined lecture and laboratory course for science majors that covers the major themes of biology, the scientific method, chemistry relevant to biological systems, cell processes including photosynthesis and cellular respiration, cell division, genetics, and molecular genetics. Three hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Four hours credit.

BIO 1144 - General Biology II

Academic Hours: 4
BIO 1144 - General Biology II (Prerequisite: BIO 1134). A combined lecture and laboratory course for science majors that reinforces themes and concepts introduced in BIO 1134 General Biology I, while emphasizing the diversity of life. Topics covered include evolution, classification, ecology, detailed consideration of major groups of organisms, viruses, and the study of animals and plants including their anatomy and physiology. Three hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Four hours credit.

BIO 1613 - Nutrition

Academic Hours: 3
BIO 1613 - Nutrition (Prerequisite: MAT 0124 or higher or placement score for MAT 1233 or higher). A lecture course covering the nutrients for normal growth and reducing risks of major chronic diseases, and applied to the selection of food for ingestion, the process of digestion, assimilation, absorption, and their applications for healthcare providers. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

BIO 1813 - Medical Terminology for Health Professions

Academic Hours: 3
BIO 1813 – Medical Terminology for Health Professions. This course is an introduction to medical language used in health professions. Emphasis is placed on learning medical root words, prefixes, and suffixes and applying them to the human body systems in written and verbal communication. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

BIO 2414 - Zoology I

Academic Hours: 4
BIO 2414 - Zoology I (Prerequisite: MAT 0124 or higher or placement score for MAT 1233 or higher). A combined lecture and laboratory course that includes in-depth studies of phylogeny and classification systems, protozoa, and major invertebrate phyla. Labs associated with this course contain experiments and exercises that reinforce the principles introduced in lecture class. Three hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Four hours credit.

BIO 2424 - Zoology II

Academic Hours: 4
BIO 2424 - Zoology II (Prerequisite: BIO 2414). A combined lecture and laboratory course that includes in-depth studies of vertebrate taxonomy and animal 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.

BIO 2514 - Anatomy & Physiology I

Academic Hours: 4
BIO 2514 - Anatomy and Physiology I (Prerequisite: ACT Composite of 18 or BIO 1134). 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.

BIO 2524 - Anatomy & Physiology II

Academic Hours: 4
BIO 2524 - Anatomy and Physiology II (Prerequisite: BIO 2514). 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.

BIO 2924 - Microbiology

Academic Hours: 4
BIO 2924 - Microbiology (Prerequisite: BIO 1134 or higher). A combined lecture and laboratory course providing a comprehensive study of microbial agents to include taxonomy, metabolism, physiology and genetics, concepts of pathogenesis and immunity. Labs in this course provide experiments that reinforce principles introduced in the lecture to include fundamental laboratory techniques in lab safety, microscopy, culturing and identification of microbes, and effectiveness of antimicrobial agents. Three lectures. Two hours laboratory. Four hours credit.

BOA 1413 - Keyboarding

Academic Hours: 3
BOA 1413 - Keyboarding. This course provides an introduction to basic word processing commands and essential skill development using the touch system on the alphabetic keyboard. Course emphasis will be on speed and accuracy when keying documents and timed writings. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

BOA 2533 - Word Processing

Academic Hours: 3
BOA 2533 - Word Processing. This course focuses on production of documents using word processing functions. Production with accuracy is stressed and practice is given through a variety of documents for skill building. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

BOT 1013 - Introduction to Keyboarding

Technical Hours: 3
BOT 1013 - Introduction to Keyboarding. This course provides an introduction to keyboarding skill development using the touch system on the alphabetic keyboard. Course emphasis will be on speed and accuracy when keying documents and timed writings. Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

BOT 1123 - Keyboarding Skill-building

Technical Hours: 3
BOT 1123 - Keyboard Skill-building (Prerequisite: BOT 1233). This course further develops keyboard techniques emphasizing speed and accuracy. Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

BOT 1233 - Microsoft Word I

Technical Hours: 3
BOT 1233 - Microsoft® Word® I (Prerequisite: Prior to enrollment in this course, students will be required to key straight-copy material at a minimum of 35 GWPM on a 5-minute time writing, with a maximum of 1 error per minute OR successfully complete BOT 1013). This course focuses on improving keyboarding techniques using the touch method and on production of documents using Microsoft® Word® functions. Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

BOT 1243 - Microsoft Word II

Technical Hours: 3
BOT 1243 - Microsoft® Word® II (Prerequisite: BOT 1233). This course is a continuation of Microsoft® Word® I and focuses on production of documents using Microsoft® Word®. Production with accuracy is stressed and practice is given through a variety of documents for skill building. Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

BOT 1273 - Introduction to Microsoft Office

Technical Hours: 3
BOT 1273 - Introduction to Microsoft Office. This course will introduce an operating system and word processing, spreadsheet, database management, and presentation software applications using the Microsoft® Office® suite. Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

BOT 1313 - Applied Business Math

Technical Hours: 3
BOT 1313 - Applied Business Math. This course is designed to develop competency in mathematics for business use with emphasis on the touch method. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

BOT 1363 - Information Management & Design

Technical Hours: 3
BOT 1363 - Information Management and Design (Prerequisite: Prior to enrollment in this course, students will be required to key straight-copy material at a minimum of 35 GWPM on a 5-minute timed writing, with a maximum of 1 error per minute or successful completion of BOT 1013). This course introduces student to the word processing cycle and how word processing is used in the workplace. This course is for anyone who needs to prepare their own business documents. Students will use the Microsoft® Office® Word® application to create and edit business documents, enhance page layout, create tables, create reports, create columns, and create form letters and merge with a mailing list. Other topics covered include: styles, templates, mailing labels, drawing objects, graphics, and WordArt. After this course, the student would be prepared to take the Microsoft® Office® Certified Application Specialist Exam for Word. Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

BOT 1413 - Records Management

Technical Hours: 3
BOT 1413 - Records Management. This course focuses on the systems approach to managing recorded information in any form. Emphasis is placed on the three categories into which records generally fall and the treatment of these categories in proper management, storage, and retrieval. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

BOT 1433 - Business Accounting

Technical Hours: 3
BOT 1433 - Business Accounting (Prerequisite: BOT 1313). This course is designed to develop an understanding of analyzing, recording, classifying, and summarizing financial information of a sole proprietorship with insight into interpreting and reporting the resulting effects upon the business. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

BOT 1443 - Advanced Business Accounting

Technical Hours: 3
BOT 1443 - Advanced Business Accounting (Prerequisite: BOT 1433 or ACC 2213). This course is a continuation of Business Accounting with emphasis in accounting for corporations. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

BOT 1453 - Introduction to Business Management

Technical Hours: 3
Study of the basic principles and managerial functions of organizations management with special emphasis on planning, organizing, coordinating, commanding, and controlling. The importance of managing competitively and intelligently within a diverse environment is stressed. Situational cases are completed to reinforce decision-making in each of the function areas. The course will also consist of a series of ‘mini’ presentations related to each of the topics, delivered by different types of business managers and guest speakers. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

BOT 1473 - Introduction to Marketing

Technical Hours: 3
BOT 1473 - Introduction to Marketing. This course surveys American and international marketing systems in the development, pricing, distribution, and promotion of products and services. Concepts, practices, and policies of manufacturers, wholesalers, and retailers are included. Current trends and developments in marketing practices are analyzed and strategic marketing ideas are implemented in group and individual cases. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

BOT 1493 - Social Media Management

Technical Hours: 3
BOT 1493 - Social Media Management. This course teaches students how to develop and maintain a social media presence in a personal and professional capacity. Students will engage in community and internet-based projects with special emphasis on blogs, wikis, social networking sites, photo-sharing sites, instant messaging, video-sharing sites, podcasts, widgets, virtual worlds, and more. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

BOT 1513 - Machine Transcription

Technical Hours: 3
BOT 1513 - Machine Transcription (Prerequisite: BOT 1273). This course is designed to teach transcription of a wide variety of business communications from machine dictation. Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

BOT 1613 - Medical Terminology I

Technical Hours: 3
BOT 1613 - Medical Terminology I. This course is a study of medical language relating to the various body systems including diseases, physical conditions, procedures, clinical specialties, and abbreviations. Emphasis is placed on correct spelling and pronunciation. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

BOT 1623 - Medical Terminology II

Technical Hours: 3
BOT 1623 - Medical Terminology II (Prerequisite: BOT 1613). This course presents medical terminology pertaining to human anatomy in the context of body systems. The emphasis is directed toward medical terminology as it relates to the medical office. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

BOT 1763 - Communication Essentials

Technical Hours: 3
BOT 1763 - Communication Essentials. This course focuses on the skills necessary to be successful and effective in the workplace. In addition to effectively contributing to a team while working with a diverse population, topics include: customer service and business etiquette, understanding human behavior, personal qualities of success, emotional intelligence, communication, workplace etiquette, conflict resolution, self-esteem, and goal setting. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

BOT 1823 - Microsoft Excel I

Technical Hours: 3
BOT 1823 - Microsoft® Excel® I (Prerequisite: BOT 1273). This course focuses on application Microsoft Excel as an aid to management decision making. Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

BOT 1853 - Microsoft Excel II

Technical Hours: 3
BOT 1853 - Microsoft® Excel® II (Prerequisite: BOT 1823). This course is a continuation of Microsoft® Excel® I and focuses on advanced functions and applications of the software. Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

BOT 2133 - Desktop Publishing

Technical Hours: 3
BOT 2133 - Desktop Publishing (Prerequisite: BOT 1233). This course presents graphic design techniques, principles of page layout and design, and electronic publishing terminology and applications to create a variety of documents such as flyers, brochures, newsletters, and business cards using advanced features of word processing software. Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

BOT 2183 - Career Readiness

Technical Hours: 3
BOT 2183 - Career Readiness. This course is designed to prepare students for employment by teaching the importance of interviewing skills, employer expectations, employability skills, work ethics, and job retention skills. Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

BOT 2233 - Human Resource Management

Technical Hours: 3
BOT 2233 - Human Resource Management. This course provides a general overview of the concepts and applications of the many parts of Human Resources (HR). Student will learn how the interdependence of the major topics in HR are created and implemented through the use of real world HR issues, community projects, and case studies. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

BOT 2333 - Microsoft Access

Technical Hours: 3
BOT 2333 - Microsoft® Access®. This course applies database concepts for designing and manipulating data files and formatting output as complex documents and reports using Microsoft® Access®. Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

BOT 2423 - Income Tax Accounting

Technical Hours: 3
BOT 2423 - Income Tax Accounting (Prerequisite: BOT 1433 or ACC 2213). This course introduces tax accounting including federal income tax laws and report preparation. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

BOT 2433 - QuickBooks

Technical Hours: 3
BOT 2433 - QuickBooks (Co/Prerequisite: BOT 1433). This course applies basic accounting principles using QuickBooks. Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

BOT 2463 - Payroll Accounting

Technical Hours: 3
BOT 2463 - Payroll Accounting (Prerequisite: BOT 1433 or ACC 2213). This course provides an in-depth study of payroll accounting. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

BOT 2473 - Cost Accounting

Technical Hours: 3
BOT 2473 - Cost Accounting (Prerequisite: BOT 1433 or ACC 2213). This course provides an in-depth study of cost accounting. Three hours lecture. Three hours credit.

BOT 2523 - Medical Machine Transcription I

Technical Hours: 3
BOT 2523 - Medical Machine Transcription I (Prerequisites: BOT 1233 & 1613). This course is designed to teach transcription of various medical documents. Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

BOT 2613 - Entrepreneurial Problem Solving

Technical Hours: 3
BOT 2613 - Entrepreneurial Problem Solving (Prerequisites: BOT 1453). This course is designed to develop business students into entrepreneurs capable of operating their own companies and to reduce the high failure rate of starting, conducting, and expanding a business. Students will gain experience in problem solving through visits to businesses, analyses of case studies, and projects and surveys of current business practices. Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

BOT 2623 - 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 2643 - 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 2653 - 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 2663 - 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.

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