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Course descriptions and current course syllabus can be found here. If you are looking for past syllabus scroll to the bottom for a complete list of prior terms. 

Program Matrix

Frank Phillips College offers a variety of degrees and certificates. Associate in Arts and Associate in Science degrees are not awarded in particular areas of concentration. However, students are encouraged to select a degree plan that complements their area of focus so that they have the best possible foundation if they intend to major in that area at a four-year college or university.

 

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CIP Code


Award


AGRICULTURE    
Agricultural Business and Management, General 01.0101 Associate’s Degree
Farm/Farm and Ranch Management 01.0104 Certificate
Farm/Farm and Ranch Management 01.0104 Associate’s Degree
COSMETOLOGY    
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General 12.0401 Certificate
Cosmetology, Barber/Styling, and Nail Instructor 12.0413 Certificate
Nail Technician/Specialist and Manicurist 12.0410 Certificate
INSTRUMENTATION AND ELECTRICAL    
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician 15.0303 Certificate
Instrumentation Technology/Technician 15.0404 Certificate
Industrial Technology/Technician 15.0612 Certificate
Industrial Technology/Technician 15.0612 Associate of Applied Science Degree
Process Technology 15.0612 Certificate
Pump & Engine Technology 15.0612 Certificate
LICENSED VOCATIONAL NURSING    
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training 51.3901 Certificate
WELDING/PIPE FITTING    
Welding Technology/Welder 48.0508 Certificate, Welder/ Certificate, Pipe Fitter
GENERAL STUDIES    
General Studies 24.0102 Associates in Arts/Associate in Science
HUMANITIES    
English Language and Literature, General 23.0101 Area of Concentration, Associates in Arts, Associates in Science
SOCIAL SCIENCES    
Education, General 13.0101 Associate in Arts, Teaching
History, General 54.0101 Area of Concentration, Associate in Arts, Associate in Science
Political Science and Government, General 45.1001 Area of Concentration, Associate in Arts, Associate in Science
Psychology, General 42.0101 Area of Concentration, Associate in Arts, Associate in Science
Sociology 45.1101 Area of Concentration, Associate in Arts, Associate in Science
BUSINESS    
Accounting 52.0301 Area of Concentration, Associate in Arts, Associate in Science
Business/Commerce, General 52.0101 Area of Concentration, Associate in Arts, Associate in Science
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)    
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 26.0101 Area of Concentration, Associate in Arts, Associate in Science
Engineering, General 14.0101 Area of Concentration, Associate in Arts, Associate in Science
Mathematics, General 27.0101 Area of Concentration, Associate in Arts, Associate in Science
Chemistry, General 40.0501 Area of Concentration, Associate in Arts, Associate in Science
Physics, General 40.0801 Area of Concentration, Associate in Arts, Associate in Science
DepartmentClass/SyllabusDescription
ACCOUNTINGACCT2301ACCT 2301 Principles of Financial Accounting 3-1-3 THECB CIP: 5203015104 *TRAN This course is an introduction to the fundamental concepts of financial accounting as prescribed by U.S. generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) as applied to transactions and events that affect business organizations. Students will examine the procedures and systems to accumulate, analyze, measure, and record financial transactions. Students will use recorded financial information to prepare a balance sheet, income statement, statement of cash flows, and statement of shareholders' equity to communicate the business entity's results of operations and financial position to users of financial information who are external to the company. Students will study the nature of assets, liabilities, and owners' equity while learning to use reported financial information for purposes of making decisions about the company. Students will be exposed to International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). *TRAN; Lecture-3; Lab-1; Credits-3.
ACCOUNTINGACCT2302ACCT 2302 Principles of Managerial Accounting 3-1-3 THECB CIP: 5203015104 *TRAN This course is an introduction to the fundamental concepts of managerial accounting appropriate for all organizations. Student will study information from the entity's accounting system relevant to decisions made by internal managers, as distinguished from information relevant to users who are external to the company. The emphasis is on the identification and assignment of product costs, operational budgeting, and planning, cost control, and management decision making. Topics include product costing, methodologies, cost behavior, operational and capital budgeting, and performance evaluation. Prerequisite: ACCT 2301 with a grade of C or better. *TRAN; Lecture-3; Lab-1; Credits-3.
AGRICULTUREAGRI1131AGRI 1131 The Agricultural Industry 1-0-1 THECB CIP: 0101035201 *TRAN Overview of world agriculture, nature of the industry, resource conservation, and the American agricultural system, including production, distribution, and marketing. Emphasis is placed on career guidance, counseling, educational requirements to the job market, and current trends in the field of agriculture. *TRAN; Lecture-1; Lab-0; Credits-1.
AGRICULTUREAGRI1309AGRI 1309 Computers in Agriculture 2-2-3 THECB CIP: 0101015101 *TRAN Use of computers in agricultural applications. Introduction to programming languages, word processing, electronic spreadsheets, and agricultural software. *TRAN; Lecture-2; Lab-2; Credits-3.
AGRICULTUREAGRI1315AGRI 1315 Horticulture 2-2-3 THECB CIP: 0106015101 *TRAN This course familiarizes the student with the structure, growth and development of horticulture plants from a practical and scientific approach. Students will study the environmental effects and principles of propagation, greenhouse and outdoor production of horticulture crops, nutrition, pruning, chemical control of growth, pest control, and landscaping. *TRAN; Lecture-2; Lab-2; Credits-3.
AGRICULTUREAGRI1325AGRI 1325 Marketing of Agricultural Products 3-0-3 THECB CIP: 0101025101 *TRAN Operations in movement agriculture commodities from producer to consumer. Essential marketing functions of buying, selling, transporting, storing, financing, standardizing, pricing, and risk bearing. *TRAN; Lecture-3; Lab-0; Credits-3.
AGRICULTUREAGRI1329AGRI 1329 Principles of Food Science 3-0-3 THECB CIP: 0110015101 *TRAN Biological and scientific aspects of modern industrial food supply systems. Food classification, modern processing and quality control. *TRAN; Lecture-3; Lab-0; Credits-3.
AGRICULTUREAGRI1407AGRI 1407 Agronomy 3-3-4 THECB CIP: 0111025101 *TRAN Principles and practices in the development, production, and management of field crops including plant breeding, plant diseases, soils, insect control, and weed control. *TRAN; Lecture-3; Lab-3; Credits-4.
AGRICULTUREAGRI1419AGRI 1419—Introductory Animal Science 3-3-4 THECB CIP 01.0901.5101 *Core Curriculum (Life & Physical Sciences) Scientific animal production and the importance of livestock and meat industries. Selection, reproduction, nutrition, management, and marketing of livestock. Laboratory activities will reinforce scientific animal production and the importance of livestock and meat industries. ($24 Lab Fee.)
AGRICULTUREAGRI2301AGRI 2301 Agricultural Power Units 2-2-3 THECB CIP: 0102045101 *TRAN Fundamentals of internal combustion engines: gasoline, diesel, and liquefied petroleum. Maintenance and adjustments of the electrical, ignition, fuel, lubricating, and cooling systems of agricultural power machinery. *TRAN; Lecture-2; Lab-2; Credits-3.
AGRICULTUREAGRI2317AGRI 2317 Introduction to Agricultural Economics 3-0-3 THECB CIP: 0101035101 *TRAN Introduction to fundamental economic principles and their application to the problems of the industry of agriculture. *TRAN; Lecture-3; Lab-0; Credits-3.
AGRICULTUREAGRI2321AGRI 2321 Livestock Evaluation I 2-2-3 THECB CIP: 0109015201 *TRAN Selection, evaluation, and classification of livestock and livestock products. *TRAN; Lecture-2; Lab-2; Credits-3.
AGRICULTUREAGRI2330AGRI 2330 Wildlife Conservation & Management 3-0-3 THECB CIP: 0306015101 *TRAN Principles and practices used in the production and improvement of wildlife resources. Aesthetic, ecological, and recreational uses of public and private lands. *TRAN; Lecture-3; Lab-0; Credits-3.
ANTHROPOLOGYANTH2346ANTH 2346General Anthropology4502015125THECB CIP: *TRANStudy of human beings, their antecedents and related primates, and their cultural behavior and institutions. Introduces the major subfields: physical and cultural anthropology, archeology, linguistics, their applications, and ethics in the discipline. *TRAN; Core Curriculum (Language, Philosophy & Culture); Lecture-3; Lab-0; Credits-3.
ANTHROPOLOGYANTH2351ANTH 2351Cultural Anthropology4502015325THECB CIP: *TRANThe study of human cultures. Topics may include social organization, institutions, diversity, interactions between human groups, and ethics in the discipline. Prerequisite: Passage of or exemption from the reading section of a TSI approved test or completion of ENGL 0316 with a grade of C or better. *TRAN; Core Curriculum (Language, Philosophy & Culture); Lecture-3; Lab-0; Credits-3.
ARTSARTS1301ARTS 1301Art Appreciation5007035126THECB CIP: *TRANExploration of purposes and processes in the visual arts including evaluation of selected works. *TRAN; Lecture-3; Lab-0; Credits-3.
ARTSARTS1303ARTS1303—Art History I (Prehistoric to the 14th Century) 3-0-3 THECB CIP 50.0703.5226 *Core Curriculum (Creative Arts) A chronological analysis of the historical and cultural contexts of the visual arts from prehistoric times to the 14th century.
ARTSARTS1304ARTS1304—Art History II (14th century to the present) 3-0-3 THECB CIP 50.0703.5226 *Core Curriculum (Creative Arts) A chronological analysis of the historical and cultural contexts of the visual arts from the 14th century to the present day.
BIOLOGYBIOL1308BIOL 1308Integrated Science: Biology for Non-Science Majors I2601015103THECB CIP: *TRANConcepts and activities for elementary curriculum with emphasis on biology: fundamental principles of living organisms including physical and chemical properties of life, organization, function, evolutionary adaptation, and classification. Concepts of reproduction, genetics, ecology, and the scientific method are included. Topics emphasized are structures and systems, energy transformations, changes over time, interactions and scientific worldview. This course is designed for elementary education majors transferring to WTA&M University. Laboratory projects are included. *TRAN; Core Lecture-2; Lab-3; Credits-3.
BIOLOGYBIOL1322BIOL 1322Nutrition & Diet Therapy I1905015109THECB CIP: *TRANStudy of the chemical, physical, and sensory properties of food; nutritional quality; and food use and diet applications. The modern concept of an adequate diet as it pertains to the nutritional needs of the individual. *TRAN; Lecture-3; Lab-0; Credits-3.
BIOLOGYBIOL1406BIOL 1406Biology for Science Majors I2601015103THECB CIP: *TRANFundamental principles of living organisms will be studied including physical and chemical properties of life, organization, function, evolutionary adaptation, and classification. Concepts of cytology, reproduction, genetics, and scientific reasoning are included. Must be taken concurrently with a laboratory section. No prerequisite. *TRAN; Core Curriculum (Life & Physical Sciences); Lecture-3; Lab-3; Credits-4
BIOLOGYBIOL1407BIOL 1407Biology for Science Majors II2601015103THECB CIP: *TRANThe diversity and classification of life will be studied, including animals, plants, protists, fungi, and prokaryotes. Special emphasis will be given to anatomy physiology, ecology, and evolution of plants and animals. No prerequisite. Must be taken concurrently with a laboratory section. *TRAN; Core Curriculum (Life & Physical Sciences); Lecture-3; Lab-3; Credits-4.
BIOLOGYBIOL1408BIOL 1408—Biology for Non-Science Majors I 3-3-4 THECB CIP 26.0101.5103 *TRAN Provides a survey of biological principles with an emphasis on humans, including chemistry of life, cells, structure, function, and reproduction. Corequisite: BIOL 1408 Lab. ($46 Course Fee.)
BIOLOGYBIOL1409BIOL1409—Biology for Non-Science Majors II 3-3-4 THECB CIP 26.0101.5103 *TRAN This course will provide a survey of biological principles with an emphasis on humans, including evolution, ecology, plant and animal diversity, and physiology. Corequisite: BIOL 1409 Lab. ($46 Course Fee.)
BIOLOGYBIOL1411BIOL 1411General Botany2603015103THECB CIP: *TRANFundamental biological concepts relevant to plant physiology, life cycle, growth and development, structure and function, and cellular and molecular metabolism. The role of plants in the environment, evolution, and phylogeny of major plant groups, algae, and fungi. (This course is intended for science majors.) No prerequisite. Must be taken concurrently with a laboratory section. *TRAN; Core Curriculum (Life & Physical Sciences); Lecture-3; Lab-3; Credits-4.
BIOLOGYBIOL1413BIOL 1413General Zoology2607015103THECB CIP: *TRANFundamental biological concepts relevant to animals, including systematics, evolution, structure and function, cellular and molecular metabolism, reproduction, development, diversity, phylogeny, and ecology. (This course is intended for science majors.) No prerequisite. Must be taken concurrently with a laboratory section. *TRAN Core Curriculum (Life & Physical Sciences); Lecture-3; Lab-3; Credits-4.
BIOLOGYBIOL2401BIOL 2401Anatomy & Physiology I2607075103THECB CIP: *TRANStudy of the structure and function of human anatomy, including the neuroendocrine, integumentary, musculoskeletal, digestive, urinary, reproductive, respiratory, and circulatory systems. Content of A&P I is focused on the study of vertebrate structure, cavities and regions of the human body followed by the study of the systems of the human body. Must be taken concurrently with a laboratory section. This course is designed for pre-med, nurses, physical education majors and for those who would prepare to become medical or clinical laboratory technologists. Prerequisite: Passage or exemption from the reading section of a TSI approved test or completion of INRW 0322 with a grade of C or better. *TRAN; Core Curriculum (Life & Physical Sciences); Lecture-3; Lab-3; Credits-4.
BIOLOGYBIOL2402BIOL 2402Anatomy & Physiology II2607075103THECB CIP: *TRANStudy of the structure and function of human anatomy, including the neuroendocrine, integumentary, musculoskeletal, digestive, urinary, reproductive, respiratory, and circulatory systems. A&P II is a continuation of A&P I with the focus of study on the systems of the human body and their functions. Must be taken concurrently with a laboratory section. Prerequisite: Completion of BIOL 2401 with a grade of C or better. *TRAN; Core Curriculum (Life & Physical Sciences); Lecture-3; Lab-3; Credits-4.
BIOLOGYBIOL2406BIOL 2406Environmental Biology0301035101THECB CIP: *TRANPrinciples of environmental systems and ecology, including biogeochemical cycles, energy transformations, abiotic interactions, symbiotic relationships, natural resources and their management, lifestyle analysis, evolutionary trends, hazards and risks, and approaches to ecological research. (Designed mainly for biology majors.) Must be taken concurrently with a laboratory section. *TRAN; Core Curriculum (Life & Physical Sciences); Lecture-3; Lab-3; Credits-4
BIOLOGYBIOL2420BIOL 2420 Microbiology for Non-Science Majors 3-3-4 THECB CIP 26.0503.5103 *TRAN This course covers basic microbiology and immunology and is primarily directed at pre-nursing, pre-allied health, and non-science majors. It provides an introduction to historical concepts of the nature of microorganisms, microbial diversity, the importance of microorganisms and acellular agents in the biosphere, and their roles in human and animal diseases. Major topics include bacterial structure as well as growth, physiology, genetics, and biochemistry of microorganisms. Emphasis is on medical microbiology, infectious diseases, and public health. Must be taken concurrently with a laboratory section. Prerequisite: Completion of BIOL2401 with a grade of C or better. ($46 Course Fee.)
BUSINESSBUSI1301BUSI 1301Business Principles5201015104THECB CIP: *TRANThis course provides a survey of economic systems, forms of business ownership, and considerations for running a business. Students will learn various aspects of business, management, and leadership functions; organizational considerations; and decision-making processes. Financial topics are introduced, including accounting, money and banking, and securities markets. Also included are discussions of business challenges in the legal and regulatory environment, business ethics, social responsibility, and international business. Emphasized is the dynamic role of business in everyday life. *TRAN; Lecture-3; Lab-0; Credits-3.
BUSINESSBUSI2301BUSI 2301Business Law2201015124THECB CIP: *TRANThe course provides the student with foundational information about the U.S. legal system and dispute resolution, and their impact on business. The major content areas will include general principles of law, the relationship of business and the U.S. Constitution, state and federal legal systems, the relationship between law and ethics, contracts, sales, torts, agency law, intellectual property, and business law in the global context. *TRAN; Lecture-3; Lab-0; Credits-3
CHEMISTRYCHEM1405CHEM 1405Introductory Chemistry I4005015103THECB CIP: *TRANSurvey course introducing chemistry. Topics may include inorganic, organic, biochemistry, food/physiological chemistry, and environmental/consumer chemistry. Designed for non-science and allied health students. This course emphasizes the study of scientific method, atomic and molecular structure, chemical bonds, periodic relationships of properties of elements, nuclear energy, properties of the states of matter and an introduction to hydrocarbons. Must be taken with a laboratory section. *TRAN; Core Curriculum (Life & Physical Sciences); Lecture-3; Lab-3; Credits-4.
CHEMISTRYCHEM1407CHEM 1407Introductory Chemistry II4005015103THECB CIP: *TRANSurvey course introducing chemistry. Topics may include inorganic, organic, biochemistry, food/physiological chemistry, and environmental/consumer chemistry. Designed for non-science and allied health students. Must be taken with a laboratory section. There is an emphasis on environmental aspects related to these topics. This course is designed for students planning to enter senior college as non-science majors. *TRAN; Core Curriculum (Life & Physical Sciences); Lecture-3; Lab-3; Credits-4.
CHEMISTRYCHEM1411CHEM 1411General Chemistry I4005015403THECB CIP: *TRANFundamental principles of chemistry for majors in the sciences, health sciences, and engineering; topics include measurements, fundamental properties of matter, states of matter, chemical reactions, chemical stoichiometry, periodicity of elemental properties, atomic structure, chemical bonding, molecular structure, solutions, properties of gases, and an introduction to thermodynamics and descriptive chemistry. Basic laboratory experiments supporting theoretical principles presented in lecture and introduction of the scientific method, experimental design, data collection and analysis, and preparation of laboratory reports. Must be taken with a laboratory section. This course is designed for science majors including pre-med, pre-pharmacy and pre-engineering. Prerequisite: High school chemistry is strongly recommended. *TRAN; Core Curriculum (Life & Physical Sciences); Lecture-3; Lab-3; Credits-4.
CHEMISTRYCHEM1412CHEM 1412General Chemistry II4005015703THECB CIP: *TRANChemical equilibrium; phase diagrams and spectrometry; acid-base concepts; thermodynamics; kinetics; electrochemistry; nuclear chemistry; an introduction to organic chemistry and descriptive inorganic chemistry. Basic laboratory experiments supporting theoretical principles presented in CHEM 1412 lecture and introduction of the scientific method, experimental design, chemical instrumentation, data collection and analysis, and preparation of laboratory reports. This course is designed for science majors including pre-med, pre-pharmacy, and pre-engineering. Must be taken with a laboratory section. Prerequisite: CHEM 1411 or its equivalent with a grade of C or better. *TRAN; Core Curriculum (Life & Physical Sciences); Lecture-3; Lab-3; Credits-4.
CHEMISTRYCHEM2423CHEM 2423—Organic Chemistry I 3-4-4 THECB CIP 40.0504.5203 *Core Curriculum (Life & Physical Sciences) Fundamental principles of organic chemistry will be studied, including the structure, bonding, properties, and reactivity of organic molecules; and properties and behavior of organic compounds and their derivatives. Emphasis is placed on organic synthesis and mechanisms. Includes study of covalent and ionic bonding, nomenclature, stereochemistry, structure and reactivity, reaction mechanisms, functional groups, and synthesis of simple molecules. This course is intended for students in science or pre-professional programs. Must be taken concurrently with a laboratory section. Prerequisite: CHEM 1412 with grades of C or better. ($24 Course Fee.)
CHEMISTRYCHEM2425CHEM 2425Organic Chemistry II4005045203THECB CIP: *TRANAdvanced principles of organic chemistry will be studied, including the structure, properties, and reactivity of aliphatic and aromatic organic molecules; and properties and behavior of organic compounds and their derivatives. Emphasis is placed on organic synthesis and mechanisms. Includes study of covalent and ionic bonding, nomenclature, stereochemistry, structure and reactivity, reaction mechanisms, functional groups, and synthesis of simple molecules. This course is intended for students in science or pre-professional programs. Must be taken with a laboratory section. Prerequisite: CHEM 2423 with a grade of C or better. *TRAN; Core Curriculum (Life & Physical Sciences); Lecture-3; Lab-4; Credits-4.
COMMUNICATIONSCOMM2311COMM 2311—Media Writing 3-0-3 THECB CIP 09.0401.5706 *TRAN Fundamentals of writing for the mass media. Includes instruction in professional methods and techniques for gathering, processing, and delivering content.
COMPUTERCOSC1301COSC 1301—Introduction to Computing 2-3-3 THECB CIP 11.0101.5107 *TRAN Overview of computer systems—hardware, operating systems, the Internet, and application software including word processing, spreadsheets, presentation graphics, and databases. Current topics such as the effect of computers on society, and the history and use of computers in business, educational, and other interdisciplinary settings are also studied. This course is not intended to count toward a student's major field of study in business or computer science.
CRIMINAL JUSTICECRIJ1301CRIJ 1301Introduction to Criminal Justice4301045124THECB CIP: *TRANThis course provides a historical and philosophical overview of the American criminal justice system, including the nature, extent, and impact of crime, criminal law; and justice agencies and processes. *TRAN; Lecture-3; Lab-0; Credits-3.
CRIMINAL JUSTICECRIJ1306CRIJ 1306Court Systems and Practices2201015424THECB CIP: *TRANThis course is a study of the court system as it applies to the structures, procedures, practices, and sources of law in American courts, using federal and Texas statutes and case law. *TRAN; Lecture-3; Lab-0; Credits-3.
CRIMINAL JUSTICECRIJ1307CRIJ 1307Crime in America4504015225THECB CIP: *TRANAmerican crime problems in historical perspective, social and public policy factors affecting crime, impact and crime trends, social characteristics of specific crimes, and prevention of crime. *TRAN; Lecture-3; Lab-0; Credits-3.
CRIMINAL JUSTICECRIJ1310CRIJ 1310—Fundamentals of Criminal Law 3-0-3 THECBCIP 22.0101.5324 *TRAN This course is the study of criminal law including application of definitions, statutory elements, defenses and penalties using Texas statutes, the Model Penal Code, and case law. The course also analyzes the philosophical and historical development of criminal law and criminal culpability.
CRIMINAL JUSTICECRIJ2313CRIJ 2313—Correctional Systems & Practices 3-0-3 THECB CIP 43.0104.5424 *TRAN This course is a survey of institutional and non-institutional corrections. Emphasis will be placed on the organization and operation of correctional systems; treatment and rehabilitation; populations served; Constitutional issues; and current and future issues.
CRIMINAL JUSTICECRIJ2314CRIJ 2314Criminal Investigation4301045524THECB CIP: *TRANInvestigative theory; collection and preservation of evidence; sources of information; interview and iterrogation; uses of forensic sciences; and case and trial preparation. *TRAN; Lecture-3; Lab-0; Credits-3.
CRIMINAL JUSTICECRIJ2323CRIJ 2323Legal Aspects of Law Enforcement4301045624THECB CIP: *TRANPolice authority; responsibilities; constitutional constraints; laws of arrest, search, and seizure; police liability. *TRAN; Lecture-3; Lab-0; Credits-3.
CRIMINAL JUSTICECRIJ2328CRIJ 2328—Police Systems & Practices 3-0-3 THECB CIP 43.0104.5724 *TRAN This course examines the establishment, role and function of police in a democratic society. It will focus on types of police agencies and their organizational structure, police-community interaction, police ethics, and use of authority.
ECONOMICSECON2301ECON 2301Principles of Macroeconomics4506015125THECB CIP: *TRANAn analysis of the economy as a whole including measurement and determination of Aggregate Demand and Aggregate Supply, national income, inflation, and unemployment. Other topics include international trade, economic growth, business cycles, and fiscal policy and monetary policy. Prerequisite: Passage of or exemption from the Reading Section of a TSI approved test or completion of INRW 0322 with a grade of C or better. *TRAN; Core Curriculum (Social & Behavioral Sciences); Lecture-3; Lab-0; Credits-3.
ECONOMICSECON2302ECON 2302Principles of Microeconomics4506015125THECB CIP: *TRANAnalysis of the behavior of individual economic agents, including consumer behavior and demand, producer behavior and supply, price and output decisions by firms under various market structures, factor markets, market failures, and international trade. Prerequisite: Passage of or exemption from the Reading Section of a TSI approved test or completion of INRW 0322 with a grade of C or better. *TRAN; Core Curriculum (Social & Behavioral Sciences); Lecture-3; Lab-0; Credits-3. 3-0-3
EDUCATIONEDUC1100EDUC 1100Learning Framework4227015125THECB CIP: *TRANApplication of learning research and theory to academic and professional planning. Theoretical models of strategic learning, cognition, and motivation serve as the conceptual basis for student acquisition of academic, college-level strategies and skills. Students use assessment instruments (e.g., learning inventories) to help them identify and articulate their own strengths and weaknesses as strategic learners and pre-professionals. Students are ultimately expected to integrate and apply the skills discussed to effectively demonstrate learning, ability, and experience. (Cross-listed as PSYC 1100) Prerequisite: 30 hours of college-level credit. Core Curriculum (Institutional Option); Lecture-1; Lab-1; Credits-1.
EDUCATIONEDUC1301EDUC 1301Introduction to the Teaching Profession1301015109THECB CIP: *TRANAn enriched, integrated pre-service course and content experience that: 1) provides active recruitment and institutional support of students interested in a teaching career, especially in high need fields; 2) provides students with opportunities to participate in early field observations at all levels of P-12 schools with varied and diverse student populations; and 3) provides students with support from college and school faculty, preferably in small cohort groups, for the purpose of introduction to and analysis of the culture of schooling and classrooms. (Course includes a 36 hour lab commitment with minimum of 16 hours of which must be in P-12 schools.) Prerequisite: Passage of or exemption from the Reading Section of a TSI approved test or completion of INRW 0322 with a grade of C or better. *TRAN; Lecture-3; Lab-1; Credits-3.
EDUCATIONEDUC2301EDUC 2301Introduction to Special Populations1310015109THECB CIP: *TRANAn enriched, integrated pre-service course and content experience that: 1) provides an overview of schooling and classrooms from the perspectives of language, gender, socioeconomic status, ethnic and academic diversity, and equity with an emphasis on factors that facilitate learning; and 2) provides students with opportunities to participate in early field observations of P-12 special populations.(Course includes a 36-hour lab commitment with a minimum of 16 hours that must be in EC-12 schools.) Prerequisite: Completion of EDUC 1301 with a grade of C or better. *TRAN; Lecture-3; Lab-1; Credits-3. 3-1-3
ENGLISHINRW0322INRW 0322Integrated Reading and Writing3201085912THECB CIP: *DEVThis course serves as introduction to critical reading and writing as interdependent practices. IRW prepares students for academic writing by reading closely, analyzing texts and developing and revising a range of compositions. This class fulfills TSI requirement for reading and/or writing, and may not fulfill baccalaureate requirements. (Does not count toward a degree.) *DEV; Lec-3; Lab-1; Credits-3.
ENGLISHENGL0101ENGL 0101—Co-requisite Reading\Writing 0-1-1 THECB CIP 32.0108.6012 *DEV Class is taken simultaneously with ENGL 1301. This class fulfills TSI requirement for reading and/or writing, and may not fulfill baccalaureate requirements. (Does not count toward a degree.) ($24 Lab Fee.)
ENGLISHNCBO READINGNCBO Reading—Non-course based option for Reading 0-1-0 THECB CIP 32.0108.6112 *DEV Class is taken simultaneously with ENGL 1301. This class fulfills TSI requirement for math, and may not fulfill baccalaureate requirements. This class is offered at no cost, no credit, and is not transcripted. (Does not count toward a degree.)
ENGLISHNCBO WRITINGNCBO Writing—Non-course based option for Writing 0-1-0 THECB CIP 32.0108.6212 *DEV Class is taken simultaneously with ENGL 1301. This class fulfills TSI requirement for math, and may not fulfill baccalaureate requirements. This class is offered at no cost, no credit, and is not transcripted. (Does not count toward a degree.)
ENGLISHSTSK0302STSK 0302—Study Skills 0-3-3 THECB CIP 32.0101.5212 *DEV Class is designed to help students obtain the skills in different areas such as language, reading, writing, and/or math to be successful. (Does not count toward a degree.) ($24 Lab Fee.)
ENGLISHENGL1301ENGL 1301Composition I2313015112THECB CIP: *TRANIntensive study of and practice in writing processes, from invention and researching to drafting, revising, and editing, both individually and collaboratively. Emphasis on effective rhetorical choices, including audience, purpose, arrangement, and style. Focus on writing the academic essay as a vehicle for learning, communicating, and critical analysis. Prerequisite: Passage of or exemption from the Writing and Reading sections of a TSI approved test or completion of INRW 0322 with a grade of C or better. *TRAN; Core Curriculum (Communications); Lecture-3; Lab-1; Credits-3. 3-1-3
ENGLISHENGL1302ENGL 1302Composition II2313015112THECB CIP: *TRANIntensive study of and practice in the strategies and techniques for developing research-based expository and persuasive texts. Emphasis on effective and ethical rhetorical inquiry, including primary and secondary research methods; critical reading of verbal, visual, and multimedia texts; systematic evaluation, synthesis, and documentation of information sources; and critical thinking about evidence and conclusions. Prerequisite: Passage of or exemption from the Writing and Reading sections of a TSI approved test and completion of ENGL 1301 or its equivalent with a grade of C or better. *TRAN; Core Curriculum (Institutional Option); Lecture-3; Lab-0; Credits-3.
ENGLISHENGL2307ENGL 2307Creative Writing I2313025112THECB CIP: *TRANPractical experience in the techniques of imaginative writing. May include fiction, nonfiction, poetry, screenwriting, or drama. Prerequisite: Passage of or exemption from the Writing and Reading Sections of a TSI approved test and completion of ENGL 1301 or its equivalent with a grade of C or better. *TRAN; Lecture-3; Lab-0; Credits-3. 3-0-3
ENGLISHENGL2311ENGL 2311Technical & Business Writing2313035112THECB CIP: *TRANIntensive study of and practice in professional settings. Focus on the types of documents necessary to make decisions and take action on the job, such as proposals, reports, instructions, policies and procedures, e-mail messages, letters, and descriptions of products and services. Practice individual and collaborative processes involved in the creation of ethical and efficient documents. Prerequisite: Computer competency in word processing and completion of ENGL 1301 or its equivalent with a grade of C or better. *TRAN; Core Curriculum (Institutional Option); Lecture-3; Lab-0; Credits-3.
ENGLISHENGL2321ENGL 2321British Literature2314045112THECB CIP: *TRANA survey of the development of British literature from the Anglo-Saxon period to the present. Students will study works of prose, poetry, drama, and fiction in relation to their historical, linguistic, and cultural contexts. Texts will be selected from a diverse group of authors and traditions. Prerequisite: Completion of ENGL 1302 or ENGL 2311 or its equivalent with a grade of C or better. *TRAN; Core Curriculum (Language, Philosophy & Culture); Lecture-3; Lab-0; Credits-3.
ENGLISHENGL2326ENGL 2326American Literature2314025112THECB CIP: *TRANA survey of American literature from the period of exploration and settlement to the present. Students will study works of prose, poetry, drama, and fiction in relation to their historical and cultural contexts. Texts will be selected from among a diverse group of authors for what they reflect and reveal about the evolving American experience and character. Prerequisite: Completion of ENGL 1302 or ENGL 2311 or its equivalent with a grade of C or better. *TRAN; Core Curriculum (Language, Philosophy & Culture); Lecture-3; Lab-0; Credits-3.
ENGLISHENGL2331ENGL 2331World Literature (Literature of the Non-Western World)1601045213THECB CIP: *TRANA survey of world literature from the ancient world to the present. Students will study works of prose, poetry, drama, and fiction in relation to their historical and cultural contexts. Texts will be selected from a diverse group of authors and traditions. Prerequisite: Completion of ENGL 1302 or ENGL 2311 or its equivalent with a grade of C or better. *TRAN; Lecture-3; Lab-0; Credits-3.
ENGLISHENGL2332ENGL 2332World Literature I1601045213THECB CIP: *TRANA survey of world literature from the ancient world through the sixteenth century. Students will study works of prose, poetry, drama, and fiction in relation to their historical and cultural contexts. Texts will be selected from a diverse group of authors and traditions. Prerequisite: Completion of ENGL 1302 or ENGL 2311 or its equivalent with a grade of C or better. *TRAN; Core Curriculum (Language, Philosophy & Culture); Lecture-3; Lab-0; Credits-3.
ENGLISHENGL2333ENGL 2333World Literature II1601045213THECB CIP: *TRANA survey of world literature from the seventeenth century to the present. Students will study works of prose, poetry, drama, and fiction in relation to their historical and cultural contexts. Texts will be selected from a diverse group of authors and traditions. Prerequisite: Completion of ENGL 1302 or ENGL 2311 or its equivalent with a grade of C or better. *TRAN; Core Curriculum (Language, Philosophy & Culture); Lecture-3; Lab-0; Credits-3.
ENGLISHENGL2342ENGL 2342Forms of Literature I1601045113THECB CIP: *TRANThe study of one or more literary genres including, but not limited to, poetry, fiction, drama, and film. Prerequisite: Completion of ENGL 1302 or ENGL 2311 or its equivalent with a grade of C or better. *TRAN; Core Curriculum (Language, Philosophy & Culture); Lecture-3; Lab-0; Credits-3.
ENGLISHENGL2343ENGL 2343Forms of Literature II1601045113THECB CIP: *TRANThe study of one or more literary genres including, but not limited to, poetry, fiction, drama, and film. Prerequisite: Completion of ENGL 1302 or ENGL 2311 or its equivalent with a grade of C or better. *TRAN; Core Curriculum (Language, Philosophy & Culture); Lecture-3; Lab-0; Credits-3.
FIRST YEARFYIS0301FYIS 0301First Year Institute Seminar3201015212THECB CIP: *DEVExamines factors that underlie learning, success, and personal development in higher education. Topics covered include information processing, memory, strategic learning, self-regulation, goal setting, motivation, educational and career planning, and learning styles. Techniques of study such as time management, listening and note taking, text marking, library and research skills, preparing for examinations, and utilizing learning resources are covered. Includes courses in college orientation and developments of students’ academic skills that apply to all disciplines. All first semester freshman must enroll in the course during their first semester of college. A grade of C or better is required, or the student must repeat the course. *DEV; Lecture-3; Lab-1; Credits-3.
GEOLOGYGEOL1403GEOL 1403Physical Geology4006015403THECB CIP: *TRANPrinciples of physical and historical geology. Study of the earth's composition, structure, and internal and external processes. Includes the geologic history of the earth and the evolution of life. *TRAN; Lecture-3; Lab-3; Credit-4.
GEOLOGYGEOL1404GEOL 1404Historical Geology4006015403THECB CIP: *TRANPrinciples of physical and historical geology. Study of the earth's composition, structure, and internal and external processes. Includes the geologic history of the earth and the evolution of life. *TRAN; Lecture-3; Lab-3; Credit-4.
GOVERNMENTGOVT2304GOVT 2304Introduction to Political Science4510015225THECB CIP: *TRANIntroductory survey of the discipline of political science focusing on the scope, and methods of the field, and the substantive topics in the discipline including the theoretical foundations of politics, political interaction, political institutions and how political systems function. Prerequisite: Passage of or exemption from the Reading Section of a TSI approved test or completion of INRW 0322 with a grade of C or better. *TRAN; Lecture-3; Lab-0; Credits-3.
GOVERNMENTGOVT2305GOVT 2305Federal Government4510025125THECB CIP: *TRANOrigin and development of the U.S. Constitution, structure and powers of the national government including the legislative, executive, and judicial branches, federalism, political participation, the national election process, public policy, civil liberties and civil rights. Prerequisite: Passage of or exemption from the Reading Section of a TSI approved test or completion of INRW 0322 with a grade of C or better. *TRAN; Core Curriculum (Government/Political Science); Lecture-3; Lab-0; Credits-3.
GOVERNMENTGOVT2306GOVT 2306Texas Government4510025125THECB CIP: *TRANOrigin and development of the Texas constitution, structure and powers of state and local government, federalism and inter-governmental relations, political participation, the election process, public policy, and the political culture of Texas. Prerequisite: Passage of or exemption from the Reading Section of a TSI approved test or completion of INRW 0322 with a grade of C or better. *TRAN; Core Curriculum (Government/Political Science); Lecture-3; Lab-0; Credits-3.
GOVERNMENTGOVT2311GOVT 2311Mexican-American Politics0502035425THECB CIP: *TRANThe study of Mexican-American/Chicano/a politics within the American political experience. Prerequisite: Passage of or exemption from the Reading Section of a TSI approved test or completion of INRW 0322 with a grade of C or better. *TRAN; Lecture-3; Lab-0; Credits-3.
HISTORYHIST1301HIST 1301United States History I5401025125THECB CIP: *TRANA survey of the social, political, economic, cultural, and intellectual history of the United States from the pre-Columbian era to the Civil War/Reconstruction period. United States History I includes the study of pre-Columbian, colonial, revolutionary, early national, slavery and sectionalism, and the Civil War/Reconstruction eras. Themes that may be addressed in United States History I include: American settlement and diversity, American culture, religion, civil and human rights, technological change, economic change, immigration and migration, and creation of the federal government. Prerequisite: Passage of or exemption from the Reading Section of a TSI approved test or completion of INRW 0322 with a grade of C or better. *TRAN; Core Curriculum (American History); Lecture-3; Lab-0; Credits-3
HISTORYHIST1302HIST 1301United States History I5401025125THECB CIP: *TRANA survey of the social, political, economic, cultural, and intellectual history of the United States from the pre-Columbian era to the Civil War/Reconstruction period. United States History I includes the study of pre-Columbian, colonial, revolutionary, early national, slavery and sectionalism, and the Civil War/Reconstruction eras. Themes that may be addressed in United States History I include: American settlement and diversity, American culture, religion, civil and human rights, technological change, economic change, immigration and migration, and creation of the federal government. Prerequisite: Passage of or exemption from the Reading Section of a TSI approved test or completion of INRW 0322 with a grade of C or better. *TRAN; Core Curriculum (American History); Lecture-3; Lab-0; Credits-3
HISTORYHIST2301HIST 1302United States History II5401025125THECB CIP: *TRANA survey of the social, political, economic, cultural, and intellectual history of the United States from the Civil War/Reconstruction era to the present. United States History II examines industrialization, immigration, world wars, the Great Depression, Cold War and post-Cold War eras. Themes that may be addressed in United States History II include: American culture, religion, civil and human rights, technological change, economic change, immigration and migration, urbanization and suburbanization, the expansion of the federal government, and the study of U.S. foreign policy. Prerequisite: Passage of or exemption from the Reading Section of a TSI approved test or completion of INRW 0322 with a grade of C or better. *TRAN; Core Curriculum (American History); Lecture-3; Lab-0; Credits-3.
HISTORYHIST2311HIST 2311Western Civilization I5401015425THECB CIP: *TRANA survey of the social, political, economic, cultural, religious, and intellectual history of Europe and the Mediterranean world from human origins to the 17th century. Themes that should be addressed in Western Civilization I include the cultural legacies of Mesopotamia, Egypt, Greece, Rome, Byzantium, Islamic civilizations, and Europe through the Middle Ages, Renaissance, and Reformations. Prerequisite: Completion of HIST 1301 or its equivalent OR HIST 1302 or its equivalent with a grade of C or better. *TRAN; Core Curriculum (Language, Philosophy & Culture); Lecture-3; Lab-0; Credits-3.
HISTORYHIST2321HIST 2321—World Civilizations I 3-0-3 THECB CIP 54.0101.5325 *TRAN A survey of the social, political, economic, cultural, religious, and intellectual history of the world from the emergence of human cultures through the 15th century. The course examines major cultural regions of the world in Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe, and Oceania and their global interactions over time. Themes include the emergence of early societies, the rise of civilizations, the development of political and legal systems, religion and philosophy, economic systems and trans-regional networks of exchange. The course emphasizes the development, interaction and impact of global exchange. Prerequisite: Completion of HIST 1301 or its equivalent OR HIST 1302 or its equivalent with a grade of C or better.
HISTORYHIST2322HIST 2322World Civilizations II5401015325THECB CIP: *TRANA survey of the social, political, economic, cultural, religious, and intellectual history of the world from the 15th century to the present. The course examines major cultural regions of the world in Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe, and Oceania and their global interactions over time. Themes include maritime exploration and transoceanic empires, nation/state formation and industrialization, imperialism, global conflicts and resolutions, and global economic integration. The course emphasizes the development, interaction and impact of global exchange. Prerequisite: Completion of HIST 1301 or its equivalent OR HIST 1302 or its equivalent with a grade of C or better. *TRAN; Lecture-3; Lab-0; Credits-3.
HISTORYHIST2323HIST 2323Eastern Civilizations (single-semester)5401015325THECB CIP: *TRANSurvey of ancient and medieval history with emphasis on Asian, African, and European cultures. Includes the modern history and culture of Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Americas. Prerequisite: Completion of HIST 1301 or its equivalent OR HIST 1302 or its equivalent with a grade of C or better. *TRAN; Lecture-3; Lab-0; Credits-3.
HISTORYHIST2381HIST 2381African-American History4511015325THECB CIP: *TRANHistorical, economic, social, and cultural development of minority groups. Topics may include African-American, Mexican American, Asian American, and Native American issues. Prerequisite: Completion of HIST 1301 or its equivalent OR HIST 1302 or its equivalent with a grade of C or better. *TRAN; Lecture-3; Lab-0; Credits-3.
MATHSKEM0301SKEM 0301—Skills Enhancement for Math 2-3-3 THECB CIP 32.0104.5119 *DEV An introductory course designed to identify deficiencies and provide a review of fundamental operations in mathematics. Based on the individual student’s identified need. Topics include arithmetic operations on fractions, decimals, and integers; solving problems with proportions and percents; descriptive statistics; and basic geometric figures. Students who have not passed the Math section of the TSI test may be placed in this course. (Does not count toward a degree.) ($24 Lab Fee.)
MATHMATH0302MATH 0302Elementary Algebra & Geometry3201045119THECB CIP: *DEVAlgebraic expressions, linear equations and models, exponents, and polynomials, factoring, algebraic fractions, graphing, systems of linear equations, radicals, points, parallel and perpendicular lines, planes, space angles, triangles, congruent triangles, space figures, volume, surface, area, reasoning skills. Prerequisite: Placement by a TSI approved test. (Does not count toward a degree.) *DEV; Lecture-2; Lab-3; Credits-3.
MATHMATH0303MATH 0303Intermediate College Algebra3201045219THECB CIP: *DEVA study of relations and functions, inequalities, algebraic expressions and equations (absolute value, polynomial, radical, rational), with a special emphasis on linear and quadratic expressions and equations. This course is designed for students who have insufficient preparation for college algebra or who have been out of high school for several years and need a review of algebraic fundamentals. Prerequisite: Completion of MATH 0302 with a grade of C or better or placement by a TSI approved test. (Does not count toward a degree.) *DEV; Lecture-3; Lab-1; Credits-3.
MATHMATH0114MATH 0114—Co-requisite Math Lab 0-1-1 THECB CIP 32.0104.5119 *DEV Class is taken simultaneously with MATH 1314. This class fulfills TSI requirement for math, and may not fulfill baccalaureate requirements. (Does not count toward a degree.) ($24 Lab Fee.)
MATHNCBO MATHNCBO Math—Non-course based option for Math 0-1-0 THECB CIP 32.0104.5419 *DEV Class is taken simultaneously with MATH 1314. This class fulfills TSI requirement for math, and may not fulfill baccalaureate requirements. This class is offered at no cost, no credit, and is not transcripted. (Does not count toward a degree.)
MATHMATH1314MATH 1314College Algebra2701015419THECB CIP: *TRANIn-depth study and applications of polynomial, rational, radical, exponential and logarithmic functions, and systems of equations using matrices. Additional topics such as sequences, series, probability, and conics may be included. Prerequisite: Completion of MATH 0303 with a grade of C or better or placement by an approved TSI test. *TRAN; Core Curriculum (Mathematics); Lecture-3; Lab-0; Credits-3.
MATHMATH1316MATH 1316Plane Trigonometry2701015319THECB CIP: *TRANIn-depth study and applications of trigonometry including definitions, identities, inverse functions, solutions of equations, graphing, and solving triangles. Additional topics such as vectors, polar coordinates and parametric equations may be included. Prerequisite: One unit of plane geometry, and two units of high school algebra. Passage of the Math Section of a TSI approved test or completion of MATH 0303 with a grade of C or better. *TRAN; Core Curriculum (Mathematics); Lecture-3; Lab-0; Credits-3.
MATHMATH1324MATH 1324Mathematics for Business & Social Sciences2703015219THECB CIP: *TRANTopics from college algebra (linear equations, quadratic equations, functions and graphs, inequalities), mathematics of finance (simple and compound interest, annuities), linear programming, matrices, systems of linear equations, applications to management, economics, and business. Prerequisite: Two units of high school algebra or the equivalent; Passage of the Math Section of a TSI approved test or completion of MATH 0303 with a grade of C or better. *TRAN; Core Curriculum (Mathematics); Lecture-3; Lab-0; Credits-3.
MATHMATH1325MATH 1325Calculus for Business & Social Sciences2703015319THECB CIP: *TRANLimits and continuity, derivatives, graphing and optimization, exponential and logarithmic functions, antiderivatives, integration, applications to management, economics, and business. Prerequisite: Completion of MATH 1324 or MATH 1314 with a grade of C or better. *TRAN; Core Curriculum (Mathematics); Lecture-3; Lab-0; Credits-3.
MATHMATH1332MATH 1332Contemporary Mathematics I (Math for Liberal Art Majors)2701015119THECB CIP: *TRANTopics include introductory treatments of sets, logic, number systems, number theory, relations, functions, probability and statistics. Appropriate applications are included. Prerequisite: Passage of the Math Section of a TSI approved test or completion of MATH 0303 with a grade of C or better. *TRAN; Core Curriculum (Mathematics); Lecture-3; Lab-0; Credits-3.
MATHMATH1342MATH 1342Elementary Statistical Methods2705015119THECB CIP: *TRANCollection, analysis, presentation and interpretation of data, and probability. Analysis includes descriptive statistics, correlation and regression, confidence intervals and hypothesis testing. Use of appropriate technology is included. Prerequisite: Completion of MATH 0303 with a grade of C or better or placement by an approved TSI test. *TRAN; Core Curriculum (Mathematics); Lecture-3; Lab-0; Credits-3.
MATHMATH1350MATH 1350Advanced Mathematics I for Elementary Education Teachers2701015619THECB CIP: *TRANConcepts of sets, functions, numeration systems, number theory, and properties of the natural numbers, integers, rational, and real number systems with an emphasis on problem solving and critical thinking. This course is appropriate for early childhood education majors. Prerequisite: Completion of MATH 1314 College Algebra or a higher-level math course with a grade of C or better. *TRAN; Core Curriculum (Mathematics); Lecture-3; Lab-0; Credits-3.
MATHMATH1351MATH 1351Advanced Mathematics II for Elementary Education Teachers2701015719THECB CIP: *TRANConcepts of geometry, probability, and statistics, as well as applications of the algebraic properties of real numbers to concepts of measurement with an emphasis on problem solving and critical thinking. This course is designed specifically for students who seek middle grade (4 through 8) teacher certification. Prerequisite: MATH 1314 or a higher-level math course and MATH 1350 with grades of C or better. *TRAN; Core Curriculum (Mathematics); Lecture-3; Lab-0; Credits-3.
MATHMATH2312MATH 2312Pre-Calculus2701015819THECB CIP: *TRANIn-depth combined study of algebra, trigonometry, and other topics for calculus readiness. Prerequisite: Passage of the Math Section of a TSI approved test, two years of high-school algebra, one year of high-school geometry, and one semester of high-school trigonometry. *TRAN; Core Curriculum (Mathematics); Lecture-3; Lab-0; Credits-3.
MATHMATH2313MATH 2313—Calculus I 3-1-3 THECB CIP 27.0101.5919 *Core Curriculum (Mathematics) Limits and continuity; the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus; definition of the derivative of a function and techniques of differentiation; applications of the derivative to maximizing or minimizing a function; the chain rule, mean value theorem, and rate of change problems; curve sketching; definite and indefinite integration of algebraic, trigonometric, and transcendental functions, with an application to calculation of areas. Prerequisite: MATH 2412 or equivalent preparation. Recommended completion of MATH 1316 with a grade of C or better or Corequisite of MATH 1316.
MATHMATH2413MATH 2413Calculus I2701015919THECB CIP: *TRANLimits and continuity; the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus; definition of the derivative of a function and techniques of differentiation; applications of the derivative to maximizing or minimizing a function; the chain rule, mean value theorem, and rate of change problems; curve sketching; definite and indefinite integration of algebraic, trigonometric, and transcendental functions, with an application to calculation of areas. Prerequisite: Completion of MATH 1316 with a grade of C or better or corequisite of MATH 1316. *TRAN; Core Curriculum (Mathematics); Lecture-3; Lab-1; Credits-4.
MATHMATH2315MATH 2315Calculus III2701016119THECB CIP: *TRANAdvanced topics in calculus, including vectors and vector-valued functions, partial differentiation, Lagrange multipliers, multiple integrals, and Jacobians; application of the line integral, including Green’s Theorem, the Divergence Theorem, and Stokes’ Theorem. Prerequisite: Completion of MATH 2414 with a grade of C or better. *TRAN; Core Curriculum (Mathematics); Lecture-3; Lab-0; Credits-3.
MATHMATH2318MATH 2318Linear Algebra2701016319THECB CIP: *TRANIntroduces and provides models for application of the concepts of vector algebra. Topics include finite dimensional vector spaces and their geometric significance; representing and solving systems of linear equations using multiple methods, including Gaussian elimination and matrix inversion; matrices; determinants; linear transformations; quadratic forms; eigenvalues and eigenvector; and applications in science and engineering. Prerequisite: Instructor’s permission. *TRAN; Core Curriculum (Mathematics); Lecture-3; Lab-0; Credits-3.
MATHMATH2320MATH 2320Differential Equations2701016419THECB CIP: *TRANOrdinary differential equations, including linear equations, systems of equations, equations with variable coefficients, existence and uniqueness of solutions, series solutions, singular points, transform methods, and boundary value problems; application of differential equations to real-world problems. (Laplace transforms, Fourtier series) Prerequisite or corequisite: MATH 2315 with a grade of C or better. *TRAN; Core Curriculum (Mathematics); Lecture-3; Lab-0; Credits-3.
MATHMATH2414MATH 2414Calculus II2701016019THECB CIP: *TRANDifferentiation and integration of transcendental functions; parametric equations and polar coordinates; techniques of integration; sequences and series; improper integrals. Prerequisite: Completion of MATH 2413 with a grade of C or better. *TRAN; Core Curriculum (Mathematics); Lecture-3; Lab-1; Credits-4.
MUSICMUSI1306MUSI 1306Music Appreciation5009025126THECB CIP: *TRANUnderstanding music through the study of cultural periods, major composers, and musical elements. Illustrated with audio recordings and live performances. For non-music majors. *Core Curriculum (Creative Arts); Lecture-3; Lab-0; Credit-3.
HUMANITIESHUMA1315 HUMA 1315Fine Arts Appreciation5001015126THECB CIP: *TRANThis course is an exploration of the purposes and processes in the visual and performing arts (such as music, painting, architecture, drama, and dance) and the ways in which they express the values of cultures and human experience. *TRAN; Core Curriculum (Creative Arts); Lecture-3; Lab-0; Credits-3
PHYSICAL EDUCATIONPHED1144PHED 1144—Freshman Varsity Athletics I 0-1-1 THECB CIP 36.0108.5123 *TRAN Instruction and participation in physical and recreational activities. (Physical Fitness and Sport majors may have the option of eight credits.) ($17 Lab Fee.)
PHYSICAL EDUCATIONPHED1145PHED 1145—Freshman Varsity Athletics II 0-1-1 THECB CIP 36.0108.5123 *TRAN Instruction and participation in physical and recreational activities. (Physical Fitness and Sport majors may have the option of eight credits.) ($17 Lab Fee.)
PHYSICAL EDUCATIONPHED1301PHED 1301Introduction to Physical Fitness & Sport3105015223THECB CIP: *TRANOrientation to the field of physical fitness and sport. Includes the study and practice of activities and principles that promote physical fitness. *TRAN; Lecture-3; Lab-0; Credits-3.
PHYSICAL EDUCATIONPHED1304PHED 1304Personal/Community Health I5115045116THECB CIP: *TRANInvestigation of the principles and practices in relation to personal and community health. Topics emphasized are basic nutrition, mental/emotional health, drug use and abuse, exercise, sleep and rest; community health including public sanitation, community services, and health agencies. *TRAN; Lecture-3; Lab-0; Credits-3.
PHYSICAL EDUCATIONPHED1308PHED 1308—Sports Officiating 2-2-3 THECB CIP 31.0101.5123 *TRAN The purpose of the course is to study officiating requirements for sports and games with an emphasis on mechanics, rule interpretation, and enforcement.
PHYSICAL EDUCATIONPHED1321PHED 1321Coaching/Sports/Athletics I3105055123THECB CIP: *TRANStudy of coaching techniques, history, theories, philosophies, rules, and terminology of competitive sports. Includes coaching techniques. *TRAN; Lecture-2; Lab-2; Credits-3.
PHYSICAL EDUCATIONPHED1338PHED 1338Concepts of Physical Fitness3105015123THECB CIP: *TRANConcepts and use of selected physiological variables of fitness, individual testing and consultation and the organization of sports and fitness programs. *TRAN; Lecture-2; Lab-3; Credits-3.
PHYSICAL EDUCATIONPHED2144PHED 2144—Sophomore Varsity Athletics III 0-1-1 THECB CIP 36.0108.5123 *TRAN Instruction and participation in physical and recreational activities. (Physical Fitness and Sport majors may have the option of eight credits.) ($17 Lab Fee.)
PHYSICAL EDUCATIONPHED2145PHED 2145—Sophomore Varsity Athletics IV 0-1-1 THECB CIP 36.0108.5123 *TRAN Instruction and participation in physical and recreational activities. (Physical Fitness and Sport majors may have the option of eight credits.) ($17 Lab Fee.)
PHYSICSPHYS1401PHYS 1401College Physics I4008015303THECB CIP: *TRANFundamental principles of physics, using algebra and trigonometry; the principles and applications of classical mechanics and thermodynamics, including harmonic motion, mechanical waves and sound, physical systems, Newton’s Laws of Motion, and gravitation and other fundamental forces; with emphasis on problem solving. Must be taken concurrently with a laboratory section. This course is designed for students preparing for further study in science and related areas including: medicine, pharmacy, optometry, physical therapy, and secondary education. Prerequisite: Completion of *MATH 1314 or *MATH 1316 with a grade of C or better. (*MATH 1314 or MATH 1316 may be taken as a corequisite.) TRAN; Core Curriculum (Life & Physical Sciences); Lecture-3; Lab-3; Credits-4.
PHYSICSPHYS1402PHYS 1402College Physics II4008015303THECB CIP: *TRANA continuation of PHYS 1401. Fundamental principles of physics, using algebra and trigonometry; the principles and applications of electricity and magnetism, including circuits, electrostatics, electromagnetism, waves, sound, light, optics, and modern physics topics; with emphasis on problem solving. Prerequisite: Completion of PHYS 1401 or its equivalent with a grade of C or better. *TRAN; Core Curriculum (Life & Physical Sciences); Lecture-3; Lab-3; Credits-4.
PHYSICSPHYS1403PHYS 1403Stars & Galaxies4002015103THECB CIP: *TRANStudy of stars, galaxies, and the universe outside our solar system. Includes a laboratory. TRAN; Core Curriculum (Life & Physical Sciences); Lecture-3; Lab-3; Credits-4.
PHYSICSPHYS1404PHYS 1404Solar System4002015203THECB CIP: *TRANStudy of the sun and its solar system, including its origin. Also includes a laboratory and other topics such as stars, nebulae, galaxies, and cosmology. *TRAN; Core Curriculum (Life & Physical Sciences); Lecture-3; Lab-3; Credits-4.
PHYSICSPHYS1415PHYS 1415Physical Science I4001015103THECB CIP: *TRANCourse is designed for non-majors and surveys topics from physics, chemistry, geology, astronomy, and meteorology, with an emphasis on physical phenomena. Topics include the scientific method and a survey of mechanics, matter, heat, optics, electricity, and magnetism. Must be taken concurrently with a laboratory section. *TRAN; Core Curriculum (Life & Physical Sciences); Lecture-3; Lab-3; Credits-4.
PHYSICSPHYS1417PHYS 1417Physical Science II4001015103THECB CIP: *TRANCourse is designed for non-science majors and surveys topics from physics, chemistry, geology, astronomy, and meteorology. This course provides a broad background of fundamentals of chemistry and physics with an emphasis in chemistry including structures and systems, energy transformations, changes over time, interactions and scientific world view. Must be taken concurrently with a laboratory section. *TRAN; Core Curriculum (Life & Physical Sciences); Lecture-3; Lab-3; Credits-4.
PHYSICSPHYS2425PHYS 2425University Physics I4001015403THECB CIP: *TRANFundamental principles of physics, using calculus, for science, computer science, mathematics, and engineering majors; the principles and applications of classical mechanics, including harmonic motion, physical systems and thermodynamics; and emphasis on problem solving. This course sequence emphasizes the study of kinematics, dynamics, energy, momentum, waves sound, heat and thermodynamics. Must be taken with a laboratory section which includes basic laboratory experiments, experimental design, data collection and analysis, and preparation of laboratory reports. Prerequisite: Completion of *MATH 2413 or its equivalent with a grade of C or better. (*MATH 2413 may be taken as corequisite.) TRAN; Core Curriculum (Natural Sciences); Lecture-3; Lab-3; Credits-4.
PHYSICSPHYS2426PHYS 2426University Physics II4001015703THECB CIP: *TRANPrinciples of physics for science, computer science, mathematics, and engineering majors, using calculus, involving the principles of electricity and magnetism, including circuits, electromagnetism, waves, sound, light, and optics. Must be taken with a laboratory section which includes basic laboratory experiments, experimental design, data collection and analysis, and preparation of laboratory reports. Prerequisite: Completion of PHYS 2425 with a grade of C or better. *TRAN; Core Curriculum (Life & Physical Sciences); Lecture-3; Lab-3; Credits-4.
LEARNING FRAMEWORKPSYC 1100PSYC 1100—Learning Framework 1-0-1 THECB CIP 42.2701.5125 *TRAN A study of the 1) research and theory in the psychology of learning, cognition, and motivation, 2) factors that impact learning, and 3) application of learning strategies. Theoretical models of strategic learning, cognition, and motivation serve as the conceptual basis for the introduction of college-level student academic strategies. Students use assessment instruments (e.g., learning inventories) to help them identify their own strengths and weaknesses as strategic learners. Students are ultimately expected to integrate and apply the learning skills discussed across their own academic programs and become effective and efficient learners. Students developing these skills should be able to continually draw from the theoretical models they have learned. (Crosslisted as EDUC 1100) ($24 Lab Fee.)
PSYCHOLOGYPSYC2301THECB CIP: *TRANGeneral psychology is a survey of the major psychological topics, theories and approaches to the scientific study of behavior and mental processes. Preparatory to all other courses in psychology. Prerequisite: Passage of or exemption from the Reading Section of a TSI approved test or completion of INRW 0322 with a grade of C or better. *TRAN; Core Curriculum (Social & Behavioral Sciences); Lecture-3; Lab-0; Credits-3.
PSYCHOLOGYPSYC2306PSYC 2306Human Sexuality4201015325THECB CIP: *TRANThis course will provide an overview of the broad field of human sexuality. Topics will be covered from various perspectives – biological, sociological, anthropological, etc., but will focus primarily on the psychological perspective. The goal is for each student to learn factual, scientifically-based information that will provoke thought and contribute to his/her own decision-making on sexual issues outside of the classroom. Prerequisite: Completion of PSYC 2301 or its equivalent with a grade of C or better. *TRAN; Lecture-3; Lab-0; Credits-3.
PSYCHOLOGYPSYC2314PSYC 2314Lifespan Growth & Development (Child)4227035125THECB CIP: *TRANLife-Span Growth and Development is a study of social, emotional, cognitive and physical factors and influences of a developing human from conception to death. Special emphasis on childhood. Prerequisite: Completion of PSYC 2301 or its equivalent with a grade of C or better. *TRAN; Core Curriculum (Social & Behavioral Sciences); Lecture-3; Lab-0; Credits-3.
PSYCHOLOGYPSYC2315PSYC 2315Psychology of Adjustment4201015625THECB CIP: *TRANStudy of the processes involved in adjustment of individuals to their personal and social environments. Prerequisite: Completion of PSYC 2301 or its equivalent with a grade of C or better. *TRAN; Lecture-3; Lab-0; Credits-3.
PSYCHOLOGYPSYC2319PSYC 2319Social Psychology4227075125THECB CIP: *TRANStudy of individual behavior within the social environment. May include topics such as the socio-psychological processes, attitudes formation and change, interpersonal relations, and group processes. (Cross-listed as SOCI 2326. Students may enroll for either Psychology or Sociology credit.) Prerequisite: Completion of PSYC 2301 or its equivalent with a grade of C or better. *TRAN; Lecture-3; Lab-0; Credits-3.
SOCIOLOGYSOCI1301SOCI 1301Introduction to Sociology4511015125THECB CIP: *TRANThe scientific study of human society, including ways in which groups, social institutions, and individuals affect each other. Causes of social stability and social change are explored through the application of various theoretical perspectives, key concepts, and related research methods of sociology. Analysis of social issues in their institutional context may include topics such as social stratification, gender, race/ethnicity, and deviance. Prerequisite: Passage of or exemption from the Reading Section of a TSI approved test or completion of INRW 0322 with a grade of C or better. *TRAN; Core Curriculum (Social & Behavioral Sciences); Lecture-3; Lab-0; Credits-3.
SOCIOLOGYSOCI1306SOCI 1306Social Problems4511015225THECB CIP: *TRANApplication of sociological principles and theoretical perspectives to major social problems in contemporary society such as inequality, crime and violence, substance abuse, environmental issues, deviance, or family problems. Prerequisite: Completion of SOCI 1301 or its equivalent with a grade of C or better. *TRAN; Lecture-3; Lab-0; Credits-3.
SOCIOLOGYSOCII2301SOCI 2301Marriage and the Family4511015425THECB CIP: *TRANSociological and theoretical analysis of the structures and functions of the family, the varied cultural patterns of the American family, and the relationships that exist among the individuals within the family, as well as the relationships that exist between the family and other institutions in society. Prerequisite: Completion of SOCI 1301 or its equivalent with a grade of C or better. *TRAN; Lecture-3; Lab-0; Credits-3.
SOCIOLOGYSOCI2326SOCI 2326Social Psychology4227075125THECB CIP: *TRANStudy of individual behavior within the social environment. May include topics such as the socio-psychological processes, attitude formation and change, interpersonal relations, and group processes. (Cross-listed as PSYC 2319. Students may enroll for either Psychology or Sociology credit.) Prerequisite: Completion of PSYC 2301 or its equivalent with a grade of C or better. *TRAN; Lecture-3; Lab-0; Credits-3.
SPANISHSPAN1411SPAN 1411Beginning Spanish I1609055113THECB CIP: *TRANBasic Spanish language skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing within a cultural framework. Students will acquire the vocabulary and grammatical structures necessary to communicate and comprehend at the beginner level. For those with no previous work in Spanish or less than two years in high school. *TRAN; Lecture-3; Lab-2; Credits-4.
SPANISHSPAN1412SPAN 1412Beginning Spanish II1609055113THECB CIP: *TRANContinued development of basic Spanish language skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing within a cultural framework. Students acquire the vocabulary and grammatical structures necessary to communicate and comprehend at the high beginner to low intermediate level. Prerequisite: SPAN 1411 or its equivalent with a grade of C or better. *TRAN; Lecture-3; Lab-2; Credits-4.
SPANISHSPAN2311SPAN 2311Intermediate Spanish I (3rd semester)1609055213THECB CIP: *TRANThe consolidation of skills acquired at the introductory level. Further development of proficiency in listening, speaking, reading and writing. Emphasis on comprehension, appreciation, and interpretation of the cultures of the Spanish-speaking world. Prerequisite: Two years of high school credits or SPAN 1412 or its equivalent with a grade of C or better. *TRAN; Lecture-3; Lab-2; Credits-3.
SPANISHSPAN2312SPAN 2312Intermediate Spanish II (4th semester)1609055213THECB CIP: *TRANContinuation of SPAN 2311. Further development of proficiency in listening, speaking, reading and writing. Emphasis on comprehension, appreciation, and interpretation of the cultures of the Spanish-speaking world. Prerequisite: Two years of high school Spanish or SPAN 2311 or its equivalent with a grade of C or better. *TRAN; Lecture-3; Lab-2; Credits-3.
SPEECH COMMUNICATIONSPCH1311SPCH 1311Introduction to Speech Communication2313045112THECB CIP: *TRANIntroduces basic human communication principles and theories embedded in a variety of contexts including interpersonal, small group, and public speaking. *TRAN; Core Curriculum (Communication); Lecture-3; Lab-0; Credits-3.
SPEECH COMMUNICATIONSPCH1318SPCH 1318Interpersonal Communication2313045412THECB CIP: *TRANApplication of communication theory to interpersonal relationship development, maintenance, and termination in relationship contexts including friendships, romantic partners, families, and relationships with co-workers and supervisors. *TRAN; Core Curriculum (Communication); Lecture-3; Lab-0; Credits-3.
SPEECH COMMUNICATIONSPCH1321SPCH 1321Business & Professional Communication2313045212THECB CIP: *TRANStudy and application of communication within the business and professional context. Special emphasis will be given to communication competencies in presentations, dyads, teams and technologically mediated formats. *TRAN; Core Curriculum (Communication); Lecture-3; Lab-0; Credits-3.
AGRICULTUREAGAH1197AGAH 1197 Special Topics in Agriculture 1-0-1 THECB CIP: 0103020000 *CTE Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. Course topic objectives are determined by local occupational need and business and industry trends. *CTE; Lecture-1; Lab-0; Credits-1.
AGRICULTUREAGAH1341AGAH 1341—Sheep and Goat Production 3-0-3 THECB CIP 01.0901.0000 *CTE An overview of the sheep and goat industry. Topics include the organization and operation of sheep and goat enterprises, selection, breeding, reproduction, health, nutrition, management, and marketing of sheep and goats and their products.
AGRICULTUREAGAH1343AGAH 1343 Animal Health 3-0-3 THECB CIP: 0103020000 *CTE An overview of anatomy and physiology as it relates to animal health. Topics include disease symptoms, basic immunology, diagnosis, prevention, and control of infectious and non-infectious diseases of animals. *CTE; Lecture-3; Lab-0; Credits-3.
AGRICULTUREAGAH1347AGAH 1347 Animal Reproduction 2-2-3 THECB CIP: 0103020000 *CTE Study of organs, functions, endocrinology, and common management practices related to production. *CTE; Lecture-2; Lab-2; Credits-3.
AGRICULTUREAGAH1453AGAH 1453 Beef Cattle Production 3-3-4 THECB CIP: 0103020000 *CTE An overview of the beef cattle industry. Topics include the organization and operation of beef cattle enterprises, selection breeding, reproduction, health, nutrition, management, and marketing. *CTE; Lecture-3; Lab-3; Credits-4.
AGRICULTUREAGAH1391AGAH 1391 Special Topics
AGRICULTUREAGAH2309AGAH 2309 RANCH AND FEEDLOT JOBS AND DEVELOPMENT(SWINE)
AGRICULTUREAGAH2313AGAH 2313 Principles of Feeds & Feeding 2-2-3 THECB CIP: 2607070000 *CTE Study of the role and application of feed nutrients and additives. Topics include comparative aspects of digestion, absorption, and metabolism of nutrients. Emphasis on identification of nutrient requirements and formulation of dietary feeding regimens. *CTE; Lecture-2; Lab-2; Credits-3.
AGRICULTUREAGAH2386AGAH 2386 Internship: Animal/Livestock Husbandry & Production 0-18-3 THECB CIP: 0103020000 *CTE An experience external to the college for an advanced student in a specialized field involving a written agreement between the educational institution and a business or industry. Mentored and supervised by a workplace employee, the stuednt achieves objectives that are developed and documented by the college and that are directly related to specific occupational outcomes. This may be a paid or unpaid experience. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. Capstone course. *CTE; Lecture-0; Internship-18; Credits-3.
AGRICULTUREAGCR1407AGCR 1407 Range Management 3-3-4 THECB CIP: 0111060000 *CTE Study of the practical problems of managing native pastures and range lands. Topics include range land ecology, stocking rates, rotation systems, toxic plants, range reseeding, brush control, and ecological and physiological responses of range vegetation to grazing. *CTE; Lecture-3; Lab-3; Credits-4.
AGRICULTUREAGCR2313AGCR 2313 Soil and Water Conservation Management 2-2-3 THECB CIP: 0301010000 *CTE Study of physical and chemical soil deterioration and loss, water conservation, and principles for protection and maintenance of these resources. Topics include plant/water relationships, water conservation methods, basic terrace engineering principles, sediment loss, and land use plans. *CTE; Lecture-2; Lab-2; Credits-3.
AGRICULTUREAGEQ1301AGEQ 1301 Equine Behavior & Training I 2-2-3 THECB CIP: 0105070000 *CTE Instruction in basic equine behavior and training methods. Topics include anatomy and physiology, behavior, safety, health care management, and training methods. *CTE; Lecture-2; Lab-2; Credits-3.
AGRICULTUREAGEQ1311AGEQ 1311 Equine Science I 2-2-3 THECB CIP: 0105070000 *CTE An introduction to the horse industry. Topics include breeds and breeding, selection, and management practices. The student will describe horse breeds, care, and handling; identify external parts of horses and markings; and implement managerial practices relevant to the horse industry. *CTE; Lecture-2; Lab-2; Credits-3.
AGRICULTUREAGEQ1350AGEQ 1350—Equine Reproduction 2-2-3 THECB CIP 01-0507.0000 *CTE Reproductive anatomy, physiological functions, and common management practices related to equine reproduction and facilities.
AGRICULTUREAGEQ1411AGEQ 1411—Equine Science I 3-3-4 THECB CIP 01.0507.0000 *CTE An introduction to the horse industry. Includes history, organization and operation of equine enterprises, selection, breeds, breeding, reproduction, health, nutrition, management, and marketing.
AGRICULTUREAGME1209AGME 1209 Equipment Repair 1-3-2 THECB CIP: 0102010000 *CTE Introduction to the skills required for maintenance, repair, and renovation of equipment. *CTE; Lecture-1; Lab-3; Credits-2.
AGRICULTUREAGME1291AGME 1291 ST in Agricultural Mechanizations General 1-2-2 THECB CIP: 0102010000 *CTE Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledges, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course was designed to be repeated multiple times to improve student proficiency. *CTE; Lecture-1; Lab-2; Credits-3.
AGRICULTUREAGME1380AGME 1380 Coop Ed: Agricultural Mechanization 1-20-3 THECB CIP: 0102010000 *CTE Career related activities encountered in the student's area of specialization are offered through an cooperative agreement between the college, employer, and student. Under supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Directly related to a technical discipline, specific learning objectives guide the student through the paid work experience. Capstone course. *CTE; Lecture-1; Coop-20; Credits-3.
AGRICULTUREAGME1415AGME 1415 Farm & Ranch Shop Skills I 3-3-4 THECB CIP: 0102010000 *CTE A course designed to introduce students to shielded metal arc welding and oxy-acetlylene welding and cutting skill necessary on the farm or ranch. Safety procedures, operation of equipment, and electrode selection will be covered. Students will perform welds with several types of electrodes in different positions. *CTE; Lecture-3; Lab-3; Credits-4.
AGRICULTUREAGMG1580AGMG 1580 Coop Ed - Agriculture Business & Management, General 1-39-5 THECB CIP: 0101010000 *CTE Career related activities encountered in the student's area of specialization are offered through a cooperative agreement between the college, employer, and student. Under supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Directly related to a technical discipline, specific learning objectives guide the student through the paid work experience. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. *CTE; Lecture-1; Coop-39; Credits-5.
AGRICULTUREAGMG2301AGMG 2301 Livestock Business Management 3-0-3 THECB CIP: 0101010000 *CTE Instruction in contracts, leases, laws and regulations, estate planning, and applications of personnel and management principles. Study of contract terms related to livestock and real estate; explain laws and regulations pertaining to the livestock industry; illustrate the importance of estate planning; and compare the personnel and management techniques employed in the livestock industry. *CTE; Lecture-3; Lab-0; Credits-3.
AGRICULTUREAGMG2312AGMG 2301 Livestock Business Management 3-0-3 THECB CIP: 0101010000 *CTE Instruction in contracts, leases, laws and regulations, estate planning, and applications of personnel and management principles. Study of contract terms related to livestock and real estate; explain laws and regulations pertaining to the livestock industry; illustrate the importance of estate planning; and compare the personnel and management techniques employed in the livestock industry. *CTE; Lecture-3; Lab-0; Credits-3.
AGRICULTUREAGMG2388AGMG 2388 Internship: Agricultural Business/Agribusiness Operations 0-18-3 THECB CIP: 0101020000 *CTE An experience external to the college for an advanced student in a specialized field involving a written agreement between the educational institution and a business or industry. Mentored and supervised by a work place employee, the student achieves objectives that are developed and documented by the college and that are directly related to specific occupational outcomes. This may be a paid or unpaid experience. Capstone course. *CTE; Lecture-0; Internship-18; Credits-3
COSMETOLOGYCSME1310CSME 1310Introduction to Haircutting & Related Theory1204070000THECB CIP: *CTEIntroduction to the theory and practice of hair cutting. Topics include terminology, implements, section haircutting and finishing techniques. Corequsites: CSME 1443, CSME 1505 and CSME 1553. *CTE; Lecture-1; Lab-8; Credits-3.
COSMETOLOGYCSME1401CSME 1401Orientation to Cosmetology1204010000THECB CIP: *CTEAn overview of the skills and knowledge necessary for the field of cosmetology. Includes introductory skills, professional ethics, safety and sanitation, and the laws and rules of the state licensing agency. (Dual-Credit) Lecture-3; Lab-4; Credits-4. *CTE
COSMETOLOGYCSME1420CSME 1420Orientation to Facial Specialist1204080000THECB CIP: *CTEAn overview of the skills and knowledge necessary for the field of facials and skin care. Demonstrate the theory, skills, safety and sanitation, and professional ethics of basic facials and skin care. Review the laws and rules of the state licensing agency. *CTE; Lecture-2; Lab-8; Credits-4.
COSMETOLOGYCSME1443CSME 1443Manicuring and Related Theory1204100000THECB CIP: *CTEPresentation of the theory and practice of nail technology. Topics include terminology, application, and workplace competencies related to nail technology. Identify terminology related to nail technology; demonstrate the proper application of nail technology; and exhibit workplace competencies in nail technology. *CTE; Lecture-2; Lab-8; Credits-4.
COSMETOLOGYCSME1447CSME 1447Principles of Skin Care/Facials & Related Theory1204090000THECB CIP: *CTEIn-depth coverage of the theory and practice of skin care, facials, and cosmetics. Corequisites: CSME 2310, CSME 2337, and CSME 2501. *CTE; Lecture-2; Lab-8; Credits-4.
COSMETOLOGYCSME1505CSME 1505Fundamentals of Cosmetology1204010000THECB CIP: *CTEA course in the basic fundamentals of cosmetology. Topics include service preparation manicure, facial, chemical services, shampoo, haircut, wet styling, comb out, and salon management. Corequisites: CSME 1443, CSME 1310, and CSME 1553. *CTE; Lecture-3; Lab-8; Credits-5.
COSMETOLOGYCSME1553CSME 1553Chemical Reformation & Related Theory1204070000THECB CIP: *CTEPresentation of the theory and practice of chemical reformation. Topics include terminology, application, and workplace competencies related to chemical reformation. Corequisites: CSME 1443, CSME 1310, and CSME 1505. *CTE; Lecture-3; Lab-8; Credits-5.
COSMETOLOGYCSME2310CSME 2310Intermediate Haircutting & Related Theory1204070000THECB CIP: *CTEAdvanced concepts and practice of haircutting. Topics include haircuts utilizing scissors, razor, and/or clippers. Corequisites: CSME 1447, CSME 2337, and CSME 2501. *CTE; Lecture-1; Lab-8; Credits-3.
COSMETOLOGYCSME2337CSME 2337Advanced Cosmetology Techniques1204010000THECB CIP: *CTEMastery of advanced cosmetology techniques including hair designs, professional cosmetology services, and workplace competencies. Corequisites: CSME 1447, CSME 2310, and CSME 2501. *CTE; Lecture-1; Lab-8; Credits-3.
COSMETOLOGYCSME2501CSME 2501Principles of Hair Coloring & Related Theory1204070000THECB CIP: *CTEPresentation of the theory and practice of hair color and chemistry. Topics include terminology, application, and workplace competencies related to hair color and chemistry. Corequisites: CSME 1447, CSME 2310, and CSME 2337. *CTE; Lecture-3; Lab-8; Credits-5.
COSMETOLOGYCSME2539CSME 2539Advanced Hair Design1204070000THECB CIP: *CTEAdvanced concepts in the theory and practice of hair design. Prerequisite: Completion of CSME 1505 with a grade of C or better. *CTE; Lecture-3; Lab-8; Credits-5.
COSMETOLOGYCSME2541CSME 2541Preparation for Texas Cosmetology Examination1204010000THECB CIP: *CTEThe student will exhibit the skills required for the completion for the Texas Cosmetology practical exam; and complete the theory curriculum for the Texas Department of Licenses and Regulation theory examination. Prerequisites: CSME 1443, CSME 1310, CSME 1447, CSME 1505, CSME 1553, CSME 2310, CSME 2337, CSME 2501, and CSME 2539 with grades of C or better. Capstone course. *CTE; Lecture-3; Lab-8; Credits-5.
COSMETOLOGYCSME1330CSME 1330—Orientation to Nail Technology 1-8-3 THECB CIP 12.0410.0000 *CTE An overview of the fundamental skills and knowledge necessary for the field of nail technology. ($46 Course Fee.)
COSMETOLOGYCSME1431CSME 1431Principles of Nail Technology I1204100000THECB CIP: *CTEA course in the principles of nail technology. Topics include anatomy, physiology, theory, and skills related to nail technology. Students will identify and explain the basic anatomy and physiology of the hands, arms, and feet, and demonstrate the related skills of manicuring and pedicuring. Prerequisite/Corequisite: CSME 1330. *CTE; Lecture-2; Lab-8; Credits-4.
COSMETOLOGYCSME1441CSME 1441Principles of Nail Technology II1204100000THECB CIP: *CTEA continuation of the concepts and principles of nail technology. Topics include advanced instruction in anatomy, physiology, theory, and related skills o nail technology. Students will exhibit the skills mandated by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation license examination; demonstrate professional ethics and salon management; and develop client relation and related skills. Prerequisite/Corequisite: CSME 1431. *CTE; Lecture-2; Lab-8; Credits-4.
COSMETOLOGYCSME1443CSME 1443—Manicuring and Related Theory 2-8-4 THECB CIP 12.0410.0000 *CTE Presentation of the theory and practice of nail services. Topics include terminology, application, and workplace competencies related to nail services. ($535.02 Book Bundle.)
COSMETOLOGYCSME2430CSME 2430Nail Enhancement1204100000THECB CIP: *CTEA course in the theory, application, and related technology of artificial nails. Student will demonstrate product knowledge and the application of artificial nails and exhibit competencies as related to the state licensing examination. *CTE; Lecture-2; Lab-8; Credits-4.
COSMETOLOGYCSME1434CSME 1434Cosmetology Instructor I1204130000THECB CIP: *CTEThe fundamentals of instructing cosmetology students. Classroom/clinic management; design teaching methodologies and implement lesson plans. *CTE; Lecture-2; Lab-8; Credits-4. Permission of instructor is required for enrollment.
COSMETOLOGYCSME1435CSME 1435Orientation to the Instruction of Cosmetology1204130000THECB CIP: *CTEAn overview of the skills and knowledge necessary for the instruction of cosmetology students. Students will identify the rules and regulations of the school, department, and state; discuss teaching methodologies and lesson plan development. *CTE; Lecture-2; Lab-8; Credits-4. Permission of the instructor is required for enrollment.
COSMETOLOGYCSME2414CSME 2414 Cosmetology Instructor II 1204130000 THECB CIP: *CTE A continuation of the fundamentals of instructing cosmetology students. Demonstrate effective classroom/clinical management; and implement teaching methodologies and lesson plans. *CTE; Lecture-2; Lab-8; Credits-4. Permission of Instructor is required for enrollment.
COSMETOLOGYCSME2445CSME 2445Instructional Theory and Clinic Operation1204130000THECB CIP: *CTEAn overview of the objectives required by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation Instructor Examination. Covers the skills required for the completion of the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation curriculum including the management of a lab/clinic in a cosmetology program and classroom management skills. Permission of Instructor is required for enrollment. *CTE; Lecture-2; Lab-8; Credits-4.
COSMETOLOGYCSME2449CSME 2449—Cosmetology Instructor III 2-8-4 THECB CIP 12.0413.0000 *CTE Presentation of lesson plan assignments and evaluation techniques. Suggested Prerequisite: Valid Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation license and high-school diploma or GED
MEDICAL TERMINOLOGYHITT1305HITT 1305Medical Terminology I5107070000THECB CIP: *CTEIntroduction to the practical application of medical terminology. Study of word origin and structure through the introduction of prefixes, suffixes, root words, plurals, abbreviations and symbols, surgical procedures, medical specialties, and diagnostic procedures. *CTE; Lecture-3; Lab-0; Credits-3.
I & ECBFM2317CBFM 2317Mechanical Maintenance4604010000THECB CIP: *CTEGeneral principles of mechanical and electrical systems as related to inspection, repair, and preventative maintenance of facility equipment. *CTE; Lecture-2; Lab-2; Credits-3.
I & ECETT1302CETT 1302—Electricity Principles 2-2-3 THECB CIP 15.1201.0000 *CTE Principles of electricity including proper use of test equipment, A/C and D/C circuits, and component theory and operations. ($55 Course Fee.)
I & ECETT1303CETT 1303DC Circuits1512010000THECB CIP: *CTEA study of the fundamentals of direct current including Ohm's law, Kirchoff's law and circuit analysis techniques. Emphasis on circuit analysis of resistive networks and DC measurements. *CTE; Lecture-2; Lab-2; Credit-3.
I & ECETT1305CETT 1305AC Circuits1512010000THECB CIP: *CTEA study of the fundamentals of alternating current including series and parallel AC circuits, phasors, capacitive and inductive networks, transformer, and resonance. *CTE; Lecture-2; Lab-2; Credit-3.
I & ECETT1325CETT 1325—Digital Fundamentals 2-2-3 THECB CIP 15.1201.0000 *CTE An entry level course in digital electronics to include numbering systems, logic gates, Boolean algebra, and combinational logic. ($55 Course Fee.)
I & ECETT1409CETT 1409DC-AC Circuits1512010000THECB CIP: *CTEFundamentals of DC circuits and AC circuits operation including Ohm's law, Kirchhoff's laws, networks, transformers, resonance, phasors, capacitive and inductive and circuit analysis techniques. *CTE; Lecture-3; Lab-2; Credits-4.
I & ECETT1425CETT 1425Digital Fundamentals1512010000THECB CIP: *CTEAn entry level course in digital electronics to include numbering systems, logic gates, Boolean algebra, and combinational logic. *CTE; Lecture-3; Lab-2; Credits-4.
I & ECTEC1391CTEC 1391—Special Topics in Chemical Technology/Technician 3-0-3 THECB CIP 41.0301.0000 *CTE Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledges, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course was designed to be repeated multiple times to improve student proficiency. ($55 Course Fee.)
I & EELMT2333ELMT 2333—Industrial Electronics 2-2-3 THECB CIP 15.0403.0000 *CTE Devices, circuits, and systems primarily used in automated manufacturing and/or process control including computer controls and interfacing between mechanical, electrical, and computer equipment. Includes presentation of programming schemes. ($55 Course Fee.)
I & EELPT1311ELPT 1311—Basic Electrical Theory 2-2-3 THECB CIP 46.0301.0000 *CTE Basic theory and practice of electrical circuits. Includes calculations as applied to alternating and direct current. ($55 Course Fee.)
I & EELPT1331ELPT 1331Survey of the National Electrical Code4603010000THECB CIP: *CTEAn overview of the content, format, rules, and calculations in the National Electrical Code (NEC). *CTE; Lecture-3; Lab-0; Credits-3.
I & EELPT1341ELPT 1341Motor Control4603010000THECB CIP: *CTEStudy of the operating principles of solid-state controls, along with their practical applications. Topics include braking, jogging, plugging, and safety interlocks. *CTE; Lecture-2; Lab-2; Credits-3.
I & EELPT1345ELPT 1345—Commercial Wiring 2-2-3 THECB CIP 46.0301.0000 *CTE Commercial wiring methods. Includes overcurrent protection, raceway panel board installation, proper grounding techniques, and associated safety procedures. ($55 Course Fee.)
I & EELPT1357ELPT 1357—Industrial Wiring 2-2-3 THECB CIP 46.0301.0000 *CTE Wiring methods used for industrial installations. Includes motor circuits, raceway and bus way installations, proper grounding techniques, and associated safety procedures. ($55 Course Fee.)
I & EELPT2339ELPT 2339Electrical Power Distribution4603010000THECB CIP: *CTEDesign, operation, and technical details of modern power distribution systems including generating equipment, transmission lines, plant distribution, protective devices. Includes calculations of fault current, system load analysis, rates and power economics. *CTE; Lecture-2; Lab-2; Credits-3.
I & EELPT2347ELPT 2347Electrical Testing and Maintenance4603010000THECB CIP: *CTEProper and safe use of electrical power equipment test devices and the interpretation of test results. Includes protective relay testing and calibration, direct current (DC) testing, insulation power testing, and medium voltage switchgear. *CTE; Lecture-2; Lab-2; Credits-3.
I & EENER1330ENER 1330Basic Mechanical Skills for Energy1505030000THECB CIP: *CTEBasic mechanical skills using hand and power tools in an industrial environment. Topics include tool use and maintenance, lubrication, measuring, threads and fasteners, bench works, basic mechanical drawings, and basic shop calculations (English and metric). Also addresses rigging procedures to include chain falls, jacks, cable, fulcrum, port-a-power, and come-alongs. *CTE; Lecture-2; Lab-2; Credits-3.
I & EHEMR1304HEMR 1304Natural Gas Compression4703020000THECB CIP: *CTEAn introductory course in the principles of the operation of gas compressors and natural gas engines. *CTE; Lecture-2; Lab-4; Credits-3.
I & EIEIR1343IEIR 1343Industrial Equipment Maintenance4701050000THECB CIP: *CTEMaintenance and repair of power transmission systems involving gear, V-belt, and chain drives with emphasis on both plain and anti-friction bearings. Introduces theory of various types of pumps and compressors. Laboratory activities include maintenance, repair, and overhaul procedures used on common process pumps and compressors. *CTE; Lecture-2; Lab-2; Credits-3.
I & EINMT1391INMT 1391—Special Topics in Manufacturing Technology/Technician 2-2-3 THECB CIP 1530613.0000 *CTE Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course was designed to be repeated multiple times to improve student proficiency. ($55 Course Fee.)
I & EINMT2303INMT 2303Pumps, Compressors & Mechanical Drives1506130000THECB CIP: *CTEA study of the theory and operations of various types of pumps and compressors. Topics include mechanical power transmission systems including gears, v-belts, and chain drives. *CTE; Lecture-2; Lab-2; Credits-3.
I & EINTC1291INTC 1291—Special Topics in Instrumentation Technology/Technician 2-0-2 THECB CIP 15.0404.0000 *CTE Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course is designed to be repeated multiple times to improve student proficiency. ($55 Course Fee.)
I & EINTC1305INTC 1305Introduction to Instrumentation1504040000THECB CIP: *CTEA survey of the instrumentation field and the professional requirements of the instrumentation technician. Identify the role and responsibilities of an instrumentation technician; explain applications of instrumentation in various industries; and discuss safety procedures. *CTE; Lecture-2; Lab-2; Credits-3.
I & EINTC1348INTC 1348Analytical Instrumentation1504040000THECB CIP: *CTEA study of analytical instruments emphasizing their utilization in continuous process applications including chromatography, pH, conductivity, and spectrophotometry instruments. *CTE; Lecture-2; Lab-2; Credits-3.
I & EINTC1350INTC 1350Digital Measurement & Controls1504040000THECB CIP: *CTEBasic measurement control instrumentation. Includes movement of digital data through common systems employing parallel and serial transfers. *CTE; Lecture-2; Lab-2; Credits-3.
I & EINTC1355INTC 1355Unit Operations1504040000THECB CIP: *CTEAutomatic control requirements of industrial processes. Includes control systems, control loop tuning, and analysis. *CTE; Lecture-3; Lab-1; Credits-3.
I & EINTC1356INTC 1356Instrumentation Calibration1504040000THECB CIP: *CTEA study of techniques for calibrating electronic and pneumatic transmitters, controllers, recorders, valves and valve positioners including tear down, assembly, alignment, and calibration of equipment. Prerequisite: INTC 1301 with a grade of C or better or instructor's consent. *CTE; Lecture-2; Lab-2; Credits-3.
I & EINTC1358INTC 1358Flow & Measurement Calibration1504040000THECB CIP: *CTEPractical methods of flow measurements and flow integration. Emphasizes primary flow element selection and calculations in accordance with American Gas Association (AGA) and American Petroleum Institute (API) standards. *CTE; Lecture-2; Lab-2; Credits-3.
I & EINTC1391INTC 1391Special Topics in Instrumentation Technology:1504040000THECB CIP: *CTETopics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. *CTE; Lecture-3; Lab-0; Credit-3.
I & EINTC2288INTC 2288—Internship: Instrumentation Technology/Technician 0-12-2 THECB CIP 15.0404.0000 *CTE A work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills and concepts. A learning plan is developed by the college and the employer. ($55 Course Fee.)
I & EINTC2336INTC 2336Distributed Control and Programmable Logic1504040000THECB CIP: *CTEOverview of distributed control systems including configuration of programmable logic controllers, smart transmitters, and field communicators. Functions of digital systems in a process control environment. *CTE; Lecture-2; Lab-2; Credits-3.
I & EINTC2339INTC 2339Instrument & Control Review1504040000THECB CIP: *CTEAn overview of instrument and control technology in preparation for industry employment and national testing. *CTE; Lecture-2; Lab-2; Credits-3.
I & EINTC2388INTC 2388—Internship: Instrumentation Technology/Technician 0-12-3 THECB CIP 15.0404.0000 *CTE A work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills and concepts. A learning plan is developed by the college and the employer. ($55 Course Fee.)
I & EPTAC1302PTAC 1302—Introduction to Process Technology 2-2-3 THECB CIP 41.0301.0000 *CTE An introduction overview of the processing industries. ($55 Course Fee.)
I & EPTAC1308PTAC 1308—Safety, Health & Environment I 3-1-3 THECB CIP 41.0301.0000 *CTE An overview of safety, health, and environmental issues in the performance of all job tasks in process industries. ($55 Course Fee.)
I & EPTAC2386PTAC 2386—Internship: Process Technology/Technician 0-12-3 THECB CIP 41.0301.0000 *CTE A work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. A learning plan is developed by the college and the employer. ($55 Course Fee.)
I & EPTAC2387PTAC 2387—Internship – Process Technology/Technician 0-12-3 THECB CIP 41.0301.0000 *CTE A work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. A learning plan is developed by the college and the employer. ($55 Course Fee.)
I & EPTAC2420PTAC 2420—Process Technology II - Systems 3-2-4 THECB CIP 41.0301.0000 *CTE A study of various process systems including related scientific principles. Suggested prerequisite: Process Instrumentation, Process Technology I – Equipment ($55 Course Fee.)
I & EPTAC2438PTAC 2438—Process Technology III - Operations 3-2-4 THECB CIP 41.0301.0000 *CTE This course emphasizes activities associated with the hands-on operations of process equipment. ($55 Course Fee.)
I & EPRPT2323PTRT 2323—Natural Gas Production 1-5-3 THECB CIP 15.0903.0000 *CTE An overview of the aspects of natural gas and oil production including various aspects of hydrocarbon production, processing equipment, and gas compression/transportation systems. ($55 Course Fee.)
I & ERBPT2345RBPT 2345—Onsite Power Generation and Renewable Energy 2-2-3 THECB CIP 47.0201.0000 *CTE A study of the application of residential onsite power generation with an emphasis on renewable energy. Includes systems that produce electrical energy and thermal energy. Also covers determination of residential energy loads and their comparison to onsite power generation and an exploration of off-grid, on-grid, net-zero, and distributed applications. ($55 Course Fee.)
VOCATIONAL NURSINGPMTH0303SOCI 2301—Marriage and the Family 3-0-3 THECB CIP 45.1101.5425 *TRAN Sociological and theoretical analysis of the structures and functions of the family, the varied cultural patterns of the American family, and the relationships that exist among the individuals within the family, as well as the relationships that exist between the family and other institutions in society. Prerequisite: Completion of SOCI 1301 or its equivalent with a grade of C or better.
VOCATIONAL NURSINGVNSG1226VNSG 1226Gerontology5139010000THECB CIP: *CTEOverview of the normal physical, psychosocial, and cultural aspects of the aging process. Addresses common disease processes of aging. Exploration of attitudes toward care of the older adult. The student will describe the normal aspects of aging; discuss common disease processes associated with aging; and identify common attitudes related to care of the aged. *CTE; Lecture-1; Lab-1; Credits-2.
VOCATIONAL NURSINGVNSG1227VNSG 1227Essentials of Medication Administration5139010000THECB CIP: *CTEGeneral principles of medication administration including determination of dosage, preparation, safe administration, and documentation of multiple forms of drugs. Instructions include various systems of measurement. The student will demonstrate accurate dosage calculation; discuss safe medication administration; and accurately document medication administration. *CTE; Lecture-1; Lab-2; Credits-2.
VOCATIONAL NURSINGVNSG1230VNSG 1230Maternal Neonatal Nursing5139010000THECB CIP: *CTEUtilization of the nursing process in the assessment and management of the childbearing family. Emphasis on the bio-psycho-socio-cultural needs of the family during the phases of pregnancy, childbirth, and the neonatal period including abnormal conditions. The student will discuss the bio-psycho-socio-cultural needs of the childbearing family; and utilize the nursing process to assist in planning the care of the childbearing family. *CTE; Lecture-1; Lab-2; Credits-2.
VOCATIONAL NURSINGVNSG1231VNSG 1231Pharmacology5139010000THECB CIP: *CTEFundamentals of medications and their diagnostic, therapeutic, and curative effects. Includes nursing interventions utilizing the nursing process. The student will identify properties, effects, and principles of pharmacotherapeutic agents; and list common nursing interventions associated with the various pharmacotherapeutic agents. *CTE; Lecture-1; Lab-2; Credits-2.
VOCATIONAL NURSINGVNSG1234VNSG 1234Pediatrics5139010000THECB CIP: *CTEStudy of growth and development and childhood diseases and childcare from infancy through adolescence. Focus on the care of the well and the ill child utilizing the nursing process. The student will identify safety principles related to childcare; identify common childhood illnesses; and utilize the nursing process to assist in planning care for the well or ill child. *CTE; Lecture-1; Lab-1.25; Credits-2.
VOCATIONAL NURSINGVNSG1236VNSG 1236Mental Health5139010000THECB CIP: *CTEIntroduction of the principles and theories of positive mental health and human behaviors. Topics include emotional responses, coping mechanisms, therapeutic communication skills, and common mental illness and maladaptive behaviors. The student will describe the characteristics of positive mental health; identify the coping mechanisms utilized to assist in alleviating stress and anxiety; and demonstrate the use of therapeutic communication skills. *CTE; Lecture-1; Lab-1; Credits-2.
VOCATIONAL NURSINGVNSG1329VNSG 1329Medical-Surgical Nursing I5139010000THECB CIP: *CTEApplication of the nursing process to the care of adult patients experiencing medical-surgical conditions in the health-illness continuum. A variety of health care settings are utilized. The student will identify the components of the health-illness continuum; identify prevalent medical-surgical conditions affecting the adult; and utilize the nursing process to assist in developing a plan of care for selected medical-surgical conditions. *CTE; Lecture-2; Lab-1.5; Credits-3.
VOCATIONAL NURSINGVNSG1332VNSG 1332Medical-Surgical Nursing II5139010000THECB CIP: *CTEContinuation of Medical-Surgical I with application of the nursing process to the care of adult patient experiencing medical-surgical conditions along the health-illness continuum in a variety of health care settings. The student will explain the components of the health-illness continuum; assess prevalent medical-surgical conditions affecting the adult client; and utilize the nursing process to assist in developing a plan of care for selected medical-surgical conditions. *CTE; Lecture-2; Lab-1.5; Credits-3.
VOCATIONAL NURSINGVNSG1360VNSG 1360Clinical-Practical Nurse; Introductory5139010000THECB CIP: *CTEAn introductory health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional. The student will apply the theory, concepts, and skills involving specialized materials, tools, equipement, procedures, regulations, laws, and interactions within and among political, economic, environmental, social, and legal systmes associated with the occupation and the business/industry and will demonstrate legal and ethical behavior, safety practices, interpersonal and teamwork sills, and appropriate written and verbal communication skills using the terminology of the occupation and the business/industry. *CTE; Lecture-0; Lab-18; Credit-3.
VOCATIONAL NURSINGVNSG1402VNSG 1402Applied Nursing Skills I5139010000THECB CIP: *CTEAn introduction to the nursing profession and its responsiblilities. Includes legal and ethical issues in nursing practice; an introduction to the application of primary nursing skills. Emphasis on utilization of the nursing process and related scientific principles. The student will discuss the personal adjustments essential to the development of the vocational nurse; identify the role of the licensed vocational nurse; and discuss the leagal and ethical resposibilities in vocational nursing practice. The student will describe the underlying priciples of selected nursing skills and their relationship to client health status; demonstrate satisfactory preformance of selected nursing skills utilizing principles of safety; and identify the nursing process used to solve basic client care problems across the life span utilizing appropriate medical terminology. *CTE; Lecture-3; Lab-4.25; Credits-4.
VOCATIONAL NURSINGVNSG2360VNSG 2360—Clinical-Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training; Intermediate 0-17½-3 THECB CIP 51.39010000 *CTE A health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional. ($65 Nurse Liability Fee & $175 Nurse Clinical Fee.)
VOCATIONAL NURSINGVNSG2363VNSG 2363Clinical-Practical Nurse; Advanced5139010000THECB CIP: *CTEAn advanced health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional. The student will apply the theory, concepts, and skills involving specialized materials, tools, equipement, procedures, regulations, laws, and interactions within and among political, economic, environmental, social, and legal systmes associated with the occupation and the business/industry and will demonstrate legal and ethical behavior, safety practices, interpersonal and teamwork sills, and appropriate written and verbal communication skills using the terminology of the occupation and the business/industry. *CTE; Lecture-0; Lab-17.5; Credit-3.
VOCATIONAL NURSINGHITT1305HITT 1305—Medical Terminology I 3-0-3 THECB CIP 51.0707.0000 *CTE Study of medical terms through word origin and structure. Introduction to abbreviations and symbols, surgical and diagnostic procedures, and medical specialties.
WELDINGDFTG1325DFTG 1325Blueprint Reading and Sketching1513010000THECB CIP: *CTEA study of industrial blueprints. Emphasis placed on terminology, symbols, graphic description and welding processes, including systems of measurement and industry standards. Interpretation of plans and drawings used by industry. *CTE; Lecture-3; Lab-0; Credits-3.
WELDINGPFPB1443PFPB 1443Pipefitting Fabrication & Blueprint Reading4605020000THECB CIP: *CTEContinuation of pipe fabrication, rigging, pipe hangers and supports, blueprint reading, standards and specifications and trade math. *CTE; Lec-3; Lab-3; Credits-4.
WELDINGPFPB2408PFPB 2408Piping Standards & Materials4605020000THECB CIP: *CTEIdentification, description, and application of piping standards and specifications. Includes identification and use of various metallic and non-metallic piping materials, identification and installation of valves, and material take-offs. *CTE; Lec-3; Lab-3; Credits-4.
WELDINGPFPB2432PFPB 2432Advanced Pipefitting Standards, Specs & Installation4605020000THECB CIP: *CTESkill development in motorized equipment, above-ground pipe installation valves, field routing and vessel trim, spring can supports, testing piping systems and equipment, basic plumbing, planning work activities, and Non-Destructive Testing (NDT). Prerequisite: Completion of PFPB 1443 and PFPB 2408 with a grade of C or better. *CTE; Lecture-3; Lab-3; Credits-4.
WELDINGPFPB2443PFPB 2443Advanced Pipe Practices4605020000THECB CIP: *CTEIdentification, installation, and testing of steam traps and steam trap station components; valve identification, application, and maintenance; identification, storage, and handling of in-line specialties; hydrostatic testing of process piping. Prerequisite: Completion of PFPB 1443 and PFPB 2408 with a grade of C or better. *CTE; Lecture-3; Lab-3; Credits-4.
WELDINGPFPB2449PFPB 2449Field Measuring, Sketching & Layout4605020000THECB CIP: *CTEField dimensioning, measuring, sketching, and layout of future process piping and the use, care, and setup of transit and level. Prerequisite: Completion of PFPB 1443 and PFPB 2408 with a grade of C or better. *CTE; Lecture-3; Lab-3; Credits-4.
WELDINGWLDG1202WLDG 1202Fundamentals of Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)4805080000THECB CIP: *CTEA study of the principles of gas metal arc welding, setup and use of GMAW equipment, and safe use of tools and equipment. Instruction in various joint designs. *CTE; Lecture-1; Lab-3; Credits-2.
WELDINGWLDG1204WLDG 1204Fundamentals of Oxy-Fuel Welding and Cutting4805080000THECB CIP: *CTEAn introduction to oxy-fuel welding and cutting, including history and future in welding, safety, setup and maintenance of oxy-fuel welding, and cutting equipment and supplies. *CTE; Lecture-1; Lab-3; Credits-2.
WELDINGWLDG1206WLDG 1206Fundamentals of Gas Tungsten Arc (GTAW) Welding4805080000THECB CIP: *CTEAn introduction to the principles of gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW), setup and use of GTAW equipment, and safe use of tools and equipment. Welding instruction in various positions on joint designs. *CTE; Lecture-1; Lab-3; Credits-2.
WELDINGWLDG1305WLDG 1305Art Metals4805080000THECB CIP: *CTEFundamentals of conceptualizing and producing utilitarian items in ferrous and non-ferrous metals. Skill development through the techniques of sinking, raising, repousse, and piercing to create objects from sheet and stock materials. Includes welding, brazing, soldering, tinning, polishing, and tool making. *CTE; Lecture-2; Lab-4; Credits-3.
WELDINGWLDG1317WLDG 1317Introduction to Layout & Fabrication4805080000THECB CIP: *CTEA fundamental course in layout & fabrication related to the welding industry. Major emphasis on structural shapes used in construction. *CTE; Lecture-2; Lab-2; Credits-3.
WELDINGWLDG1337WLDG 1337Introduction to Welding Metallurgy4805080000THECB CIP: *CTEA study of ferrous and nonferrous metals from the ore to the finished product. Emphasis on metal alloys, heat treating, hard surfacing, welding techniques, forging, foundry processes and mechanical properties of metal including hardness, machinability, and ductility. *CTE; Lecture-2; Lab-2; Credits-3.
WELDINGWLDG1391WLDG 1391—Special Topics in Welder/Welding Technologist 2-4-3 THECB CIP 48.0508.0000 *CTE Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course was designed to be repeated multiple times to improve student proficiency. ($88 Lab Fee.)
WELDINGWLDG1428WLDG 1428Introduction to Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)4805080000THECB CIP: *CTEAn introduction to shielded metal arc welding processes. Emphasis placed on power sources, electrode selection, oxy-fuel cutting, and various joint designs. Instruction provided in SMAW fillet welds in various positions. *CTE; Lecture-2; Lab-8; Credits-4.
WELDINGWLDG1434WLDG 1434—Introduction to Gas Tungsten Arc (GTAW) Welding 2-8-4 THECB CIP 48.0508.0000 *CTE Principles of gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW), including setup, GTAW equipment. Instruction in various positions and joint designs. ($88 Lab Fee.)
WELDINGWLDG1435WLDG 1435Introduction to Pipe Welding4805080000THECB CIP: *CTEAn introduction to welding of pipe using the shielded metal arc welding process, including electrode selection, equipment setup, and safe shop practices. Emphasis on weld positions 1G and 2G welds using various electrodes. *CTE; Lecture-2; Lab-8; Credits-4.
WELDINGWLDG1457WLDG 1457Intermediate Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)4805080000THECB CIP: *CTEA study of the production of various fillets and groove welds. Preparation of specimens for testing in all test positions. Prerequisite: Completion of WLDG 1428 with a grade of C or better. *CTE; Lecture-2; Lab-8; Credits-4.
WELDINGWLDG2413WLDG 2413—Intermediate Welding Using Multiple Processes 2-8-4 THECB CIP 48.0508.0000 *CTE Instruction using layout tools and blueprint reading with demonstration and guided practices with some of the following welding processes: oxy-fuel gas cutting and welding, shielded metal arc welding (SMAW), gas metal arc welding (GMAW), flux-cored arc welding (FCAW), gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW). ($88 Lab Fee.)
WELDINGWLDG2439WLDG 2439Advanced Oxy-Fuel Welding & Cutting4805080000THECB CIP: *CTEA study of all position welding on ferrous and nonferrous metals using oxy-fuel welding process, including welding and cutting, brazing, and soldering operations. Prerequisite: WLDG 1204 with a grade of C or better. *CTE; Lecture-2; Lab-8; Credits-4.
WELDINGWLDG2443WLDG 2443Advanced Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)4805080000THECB CIP: *CTEAdvanced topics based on accepted welding codes. Training provided with various electrodes in shielded metal arc welding processes with open V-groove joints in all positions. Prerequisite: Completion of WLDG 1457 with a grade of C or better. *CTE; Lecture-2; Lab-8; Credits-4.
WELDINGWLDG2447WLDG 2447Advanced Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)4805080000THECB CIP: *CTEAdvanced topics in Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW). Includes welding in various positions and directions. Prerequisite: WLDG 1202 with a grade of C or better. *CTE; Lecure-2; Lab-8; Credits-4.
WELDINGWLDG2451WLDG 2451Advanced Gas Tungsten Arc (GTAW) Welding4805080000THECB CIP: *CTEAdvanced topics in GTAW welding, including welding in various positions and directions. Prerequisite: Completion of WLDG 1206 with a grade of C or better. *CTE; Lecture-2; Lab-8; Credits-4.
WELDINGWLDG2452WLDG 2452Advanced Flux Cored Arc Welding4805080000THECB CIP: *CTEAdvanced concepts of flux cored arc welding of structural and fabricated steel products. Skill development in multi-pass fillet and v-groove welding. Prerequisite: WLDG 1202 with a grade of C or better. *CTE; Lecture-2; Lab-8; Credits-4.
WELDINGWLDG2453WLDG 2453Advanced Pipe Welding4805080000THECB CIP: *CTEAdvanced topics involving welding of pipe using the shielded metal arc welding process. Topics include electrode selection, equipment setup and safe shop practices. Emphasis on weld positions 5G and 6G using various electrodes. Prerequisite: Completion of WLDG 1435 with a grade of C or better. *CTE; Lecture-2; Lab-8; Credits-4.
WELDINGWLDG2488WLDG 2488Internship- Welder/Welding Technology4805080000THECB CIP: *CTEAn experience external to the college for an advanced student in a specialized field involving a written agreement between the educational institution and a business or industry. Mentored and supervised by a workplace employee, the student achieves objectives that are developed and documented by the college and that are directly related to specific occupational outcomes. This may be a paid or unpaid experience. *CTE; Lecture-0; Internship-12; Credits-4.
WELDINGWLDG2506WLDG 2506Intermediate Pipe Welding4805080000THECB CIP: *CTEA comprehensive course on the welding of pipe using the shielded metal arc welding (SMAW) process. Position of welds will be 1G, 2G, 5G, and 6G using various electrodes. Topics covered include electrode selection, equipment setup, and safe shop practices. *CTE; Lecture-3; Lab-7; Credits-5.