Nov 27, 2022  
Butler Community College Catalog 2021-22 
    
Butler Community College Catalog 2021-22 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


(T► Kansas State Wide Transfer course.)
(O - Course is offered online.)

 

Culinary Arts

  
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    CA 233. Cuisines of Northern Europe


    This course will enable the student to prepare, taste, serve, and evaluate traditional and regional dishes of Northern Europe. The student will learn the ingredients, flavor profiles, preparations, and techniques representative of the cuisines from France, Germany, Austria, Great Britain, and Scandinavia. The student will reinforce skills in sanitation, basic cooking principals and methods, knife skills, safe food handling, safe equipment handling, and preparing meals for commercial consumption. The student will engage in multiple areas of basic cooking and meal preparation.

    Prerequisite(s): CA 220  and HM 101  both with a C or better.

    Credits: 3

  
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    CA 234. Cuisines of Southern Europe


    This course will enable the student to prepare, taste, serve, and evaluate traditional and regional dishes of Southern Europe. The student will learn the ingredients, flavor profiles, preparations, and techniques representative of the cuisines from Italy, Spain, Greece, and the Mediterranean. The student will reinforce skills in sanitation, basic cooking principals and methods, knife skills, safe food handling, safe equipment handling, and preparing meals for commercial consumption. The student will engage the student in multiple areas of basic cooking and meal preparation.

    Prerequisite(s): CA 220  and HM 101  both with a C or better.

    Credits: 3

  
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    CA 235. Cuisines of America


    This course will enable the student to prepare, taste, serve, and evaluate traditional and regional dishes of America. The student will learn the ingredients, flavor profiles, preparations, and techniques representative of the cuisines from United States. The student will reinforce skills in sanitation, basic cooking principles and methods, knife skills, safe food handling, safe equipment handling, and preparing meals for commercial consumption. The student will engage in multiple areas of basic cooking and meal preparation.

    Prerequisite(s): CA 220  and HM 101  both with a C or better.

    Credits: 3

  
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    HMGT 281. Culinary Arts Practicum I (JCCC)


    A qualified chef who is a member of the American Culinary Federation will supervise this on-the-job apprentice training. Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to apply food preparation and presentation techniques and gain experience in all phases of food service operation.

    Prerequisite(s): Acceptance into the American Culinary Federation Chef Apprenticeship training program and hospitality management department approval.

    Credits: 2

  
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    HMGT 282. Culinary Arts Practicum II (JCCC)


    A qualified chef who is a member of the American Culinary Federation will supervise this on-the-job apprentice training. Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to apply food preparation and presentation techniques and gain experience in all phases of food service operation. This course is a continuation of Culinary Arts Practicum I.

    Prerequisite(s): HMGT 281

    Credits: 2

  
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    HMGT 285. Culinary Arts Practicum III (JCCC)


    A qualified chef who is a member of the American Culinary Federation will supervise this on-the-job apprentice training. Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to apply food preparation and presentation techniques and gain experience in all phases of food service operation. This course is a continuation of Culinary Arts Practicum II.

    Prerequisite(s): HM 282

    Credits: 2

  
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    HMGT 286. Culinary Arts Practicum IV (JCCC)


    A qualified chef who is a member of the American Culinary Federation will supervise this on-the-job apprentice training. Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to apply food preparation and presentation techniques and gain experience in all phases of food service operation. This course is a continuation of Culinary Arts Practicum III.

    Prerequisite(s): HMGT 285

    Credits: 2


Dance

  
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    DN 120. Hip-Hop Dance 1


    This course will enable the beginning student to synthesize style and choreography of the Hip-Hop dance culture into a culminating dance performance.  The student will demonstrate exercises designed to increase flexibility, strengthen muscles, and increase endurance. 

    Credits: 1

  
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    DN 121. Hip-Hop Dance 2


    This course will enable the advanced-beginning student to synthesize style and choreography of the Hip-Hop dance culture into a culminating dance performance.  The student will demonstrate exercises designed to increase flexibility, strengthen muscles, and increase endurance.

    Credits: 1

  
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    DN 130. Modern Dance 1


    This course will enable the beginning student to explore the art of Modern Dance. The student will participate in movement expression through technique, improvisation, composition and performance. The student will be introduced to theory and history of Modern Dance.

    Credits: 2

  
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    DN 131. Modern Dance 2


    This course will enable advanced beginning student to explore the art of Modern Dance. The student will participate in movement expression through technique, improvisation, composition and performance. The student will continue to learn about the theory and history of Modern Dance.

    Prerequisite(s): DN 130  with a C or better.

    Credits: 2

  
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    DN 133. Beginning Jazz Dance


    This course will enable the student to achieve beginning technical and performance skills through participation in a dance class and culminating dance performance. The student will engage in basic exercises designed to increase flexibility, strengthen muscles, and increase endurance.

    Credits: 1

  
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    DN 134. Jazz Dance 2


    This course will enable the student to achieve advanced beginning technical and performance skills through participation in a dance class and culminating dance performance. The student will engage in exercises designed to increase flexibility, strengthen muscles, and increase endurance.

    Prerequisite(s): DN 133  with a C or better.

    Credits: 1

  
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    DN 136. Ballet 1


    This class will enable the beginning level student to explore the art and theory of Classical Ballet. The student will participate in a comprehensive ballet class that allows for the development of introductory ballet technique and performance.

    Credits: 2

  
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    DN 136. Ballet 2


    This class will enable the advanced beginning ballet student to further explore the art and theory of Classical Ballet. The student will participate in a comprehensive ballet class that allows for the advancement of ballet technique and performance

    Prerequisite(s): DN 136  with a C or better.

    Credits: 2

  
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    DN 137. Beginning Tap Dance


    This course will enable the beginning student to explore the art of tap dance. The student will participate in movement expression through technique, composition and performance while also learning about the history of tap dance.

    Credits: 1

  
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    DN 138. Tap Dance 2


    This course will enable the advanced beginning student to explore the art of tap dance. The student will participate in movement expression through technique, composition and performance while also learning about the history of tap dance.

    Prerequisite(s): DN 137  with a C or better.

    Credits: 1

  
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    DN 140. Choreography 1


    Choreography 1 is an introductory course in the craft and art of creating dances using improvisation as the means for investigating movement concepts. Space, time and force factors, sound and musical forms, drama and literature, emotions, solo, small group and large group are concepts that will be experienced to inform the student of the range of possibility in making and learning dances. Students will master and perform dance repertoire throughout the semester.

    Prerequisite(s): A special dance audition prior to the first day of class.

    Credits: 1

  
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    DN 141. Choreography 2


    Choreography II is an intermediate course in the craft and art of creating dances using improvisation as the means for investigating movement concepts. Space, time and force factors, sound and musical forms, drama and literature, emotions, solo, small group and large group are concepts that will be experienced to inform the student of the range of possibility in making and leaning dances. Students will master and perform dance repertoire throughout the semester.

    Prerequisite(s): DN 140  with a C or better.

    Credits: 1

  
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    DN 220. Hip-Hop Dance 3


    This course will enable the intermediate student to synthesize style and choreography of the Hip-Hop dance culture into a culminating dance performance.  The student will demonstrate exercises designed to increase flexibility, strengthen muscles, and increase endurance.

    Credits: 1

  
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    DN 221. Hip-Hop Dance 4


    This course will enable the advanced-intermediate student to synthesize style and choreography of the Hip-Hop dance culture into a culminating dance performance.  The student will demonstrate exercises designed to increase flexibility, strengthen muscles, and increase endurance.

    Credits: 1

  
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    DN 230. Modern Dance 3


    This course will enable the intermediate student to explore the art of Modern Dance. The student will participate in movement expression through technique, improvisation, composition and performance. The student will incorporate the theories and history of Modern Dance into dance compositions.

    Prerequisite(s): DN 131  with a C or better.

    Credits: 2

  
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    DN 231. Modern Dance 4


    This course will enable the advanced intermediate student to explore the art of Modern Dance. The student will participate in movement expression through technique, improvisation, composition and performance. The student will incorporate the theories and history of Modern Dance compositions.

    Prerequisite(s): DN 230  with a C or better.

    Credits: 2

  
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    DN 233. Jazz Dance 3


    This course will enable the student to participate in an intermediate jazz dance class. The student will advance personal technique and performance skills specific to various jazz and dance styles and methodologies. The student will engage in exercises designed to maximize flexibility, strengthen muscles, and increase endurance.

    Prerequisite(s): DN 134  with a C or better.

    Credits: 1

  
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    DN 234. Jazz Dance 4


    This course will enable the student to participate in an advanced intermediate jazz dance class. The student will advance personal technique and performance skills specific to various jazz and dance styles and methodologies. The student will engage in exercises designed to maximize flexibility, strengthen muscles, and increase endurance.

    Prerequisite(s): DN 233  with a C or better.

    Credits: 1

  
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    DN 235. Ballet 3


    This class will enable the intermediate ballet student to further explore the art and theory of Classical Ballet. The student will participate in a comprehensive ballet class at the intermediate level that allows for further advancement in ballet technique and performance.

    Prerequisite(s): DN 136  with a C or better.

    Credits: 2

  
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    DN 236. Ballet 4


    This class will enable the advancing intermediate ballet student to further explore the art and theory of Classical Ballet. The student will participate in a comprehensive ballet class that allows for further advancement in ballet technique and performance.

    Prerequisite(s): DN 235  with a C or better.

    Credits: 2

  
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    DN 237. Tap Dance 3


    This course will enable the intermediate student to further explore the art of tap dance. The student will participate in movement expression through technique, composition and performance while also learning about the history of tap dance.

    Prerequisite(s): DN 138  with a C or better.

    Credits: 1

  
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    DN 238. Tap Dance 4


    This course will enable the advanced intermediate student to further explore the art of tap dance. The student will participate in movement expression through technique, composition and performance while also learning about the history of tap dance.

    Prerequisite(s): DN 237  with a C or better.

    Credits: 1

  
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    DN 240. Choreography 3


    Choreography III is an intermediate course in the craft and art of creating dances using improvisation as the means for investigating movement concepts. Space, time, and force factors, sound and musical forms, drama and literature, emotions, solo, small group and large group are concepts that will be experienced to inform the student of the range of possibility in making and learning dances. Students will master and perform dance repertoire throughout the semester.

    Prerequisite(s): DN 141  with a C or better.

    Credits: 1

  
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    DN 241. Choreography 4


    Choreography IV is an advanced course in the craft and art of creating dances using improvisation as the means for investigating movement concepts. Space, time, and force factors, sound and musical forms, drama and literature, emotions, solo, small group and large group are concepts that will be experienced to inform the student of the range of possibility in making and learning dances. Students will master and perform dance repertoire throughout the semester.

    Prerequisite(s): DN 240  with a C or better.

    Credits: 1

  
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    DN 250. Choreography Capstone


    This course will enable the student to apply analysis and design skills learned in the respective programs of study to the creation of original choreography in various dance styles.  The student will communicate this choreography to other students.  The student will present this work at a dance showcase at the end of the semester.

    Prerequisite(s): Approval of Chair of Music and Dance.

    Credits: 2


Data Analytics

  
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    DA 100. Introduction to Data Analysis (O)


    This course will enable the student to examine the role data analytics plays in helping to make better decisions based on data.  The student will explore various models that can be utilized to help summarize, visualize, and interpret data in a variety of disciplines.

    Credits: 3

    Note(s)
    O - This course is offered online.

  
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    DA 120. Data Mining (O)


    This course will enable the student to develop knowledge of machine learning concepts along with practical advice on applying these tools and techniques to real-world data mining situations. The student will utilize machine learning software to extract data, analyze it, and produce a summary of the information.

    Credits: 3

    Note(s)
    O - This course is offered online.

  
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    DA 140. Data Visualization (O)


    This course will enable the student to utilize key data visualization techniques to design and create interactive visualizations.

    Credits: 3

    Note(s)
    O - This course is offered online.

  
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    DA 160. Tableau (O)


    This course will enable the student to develop skills in using Tableau to transform raw data into easily understandable visual formats for analyzing data.

    Credits: 3

    Note(s)
    O - This course is offered online.


Diesel Technology

  
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    DT 100. Diesel Engines


    This course will enable the student to gain knowledge and skills necessary to service medium and heavy duty diesel engines. The student will receive instruction on the operating principles, construction, design variations, and applications of the diesel engines. The student will learn to perform a complete disassembly and assembly of the diesel engine, to include the cylinder head, block, and timing gears using the instructions in the engine’s manufacturers service manual. The student will learn the proper methods of inspecting, identifying, and naming the components to determine serviceability of the components prior to making a repair. The student will learn to service, repair, and diagnose the cooling and lubricating system of diesel engines. The student will learn the different types of coolants and additives, and how to test for Supplemental Coolant Additives (SCA) to determine if additions or replacement are needed. The student will learn to research vehicle service information with computer and internet based electronic retrieval systems.

    Prerequisite(s): AT 115  with a C or better.

    Credits: 5

  
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    DT 200. Truck and Heavy Equipment Repair


    This course will enable the student to use general and special repair techniques for normal shop operations.  The student will utilize power tools and measuring tools to repair engines, power-trains, hydraulic, and electrical problems. The student will learn about repair estimates, shop records, and manufacturers’ service publications. The student will study laws regulating hazardous materials and federal motor safety standards. The student will learn about vehicle inspections, brakes, air application systems, suspension systems, and preventive maintenance programs while following safety procedures.

    Prerequisite(s): AT 115  with a C or better.

    Credits: 6

  
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    DT 201. Hydraulics


    The course will enable the student to learn basic principles of applied hydraulics that reference confined fluids. The student will study system components and functions, multiplication of work force, safety, performance testing, line hookups, and the identification of hydraulic pump characteristics, as related to basic hydraulic systems.

    Prerequisite(s): AT 115  with a C or better.

    Credits: 5

  
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    DT 202. Air and Engine Brakes


    This course will enable the student to use knowledge and theory in the operation and repair of braking systems used in agriculture, trucks, and heavy equipment.

    Prerequisite(s): AT 115  with a C or better.

    Credits: 2

  
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    DT 203. Diesel Drive Trans


    This course will enable the student to gain knowledge of diesel drive trains, differentials, diesel torque through clutches, mechanical transmissions, and final drive units.  The student will finish with wheels and track applications on diesel powered equipment. The student will disassemble, inspect, and rebuild the drive train.

    Prerequisite(s): AT 115  with a C or better.

    Credits: 5


Early Childhood Education

  
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    CD 115. Creative Experiences for Young Children


    This course will enable the student to construct and maintain an environment for young children that fosters aesthetic sensitivity and creativity. The student will focus on the selection, construction, evaluation, and use of materials, activities, and experiences that encourage the young child’s creativity in the visual arts, music, body movement, dramatic play, language, science, mathematics, nutrition, social studies, and health and safety curriculum areas. The student will become familiar with the Kansas Early Learning Standards and implement them while creating developmentally appropriate activities for young children.

    Credits: 3

  
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    CD 122. Principles of Early Childhood Education 1 (O, T►)


    This course will enable the student to recognize and create a developmentally appropriate curriculum and environment, to identify avenues of professional development in the early childhood field, and to comply with state licensing regulations. The student will explore the history, principles, philosophy, teaching practices and approaches, as well as career opportunities in the field of early childhood education.

    Credits: 3

    Kansas SystemWide Transfer Course
    (ECE1010)

    Note(s)
    O - This course is offered online.

  
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    CD 123. Principles of Early Childhood Education 2 (O)


    This course will enable the student to examine new trends, careers, and professional development initiatives in early childhood. The student will design developmentally appropriate curriculum, positive guidance techniques, and methods for enhancing social, emotional, and language development. The student will demonstrate knowledge of state laws and regulations essential to providing quality care for young children.

    Credits: 3

    Note(s)
    O - This course is offered online.

  
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    CD 124. Infant and Toddler Development (O)


    This course will enable the student to understand the physical, mental, emotional, and social growth of the child from conception through the second year. The student will be able to apply the knowledge gained to discuss contemporary issues in group care, critique the quality of center care, assess the developmental level of infants and toddlers, apply guidance techniques, and develop safe and appropriate toys and creative activities.

    Credits: 3

    Note(s)
    O - This course is offered online.

  
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    CD 125. Child Nutrition, Health and Safety (O)


    This course will enable the student to demonstrate an understanding of the basic factors that affect child health, safety, and nutrition. The student will design appropriate educational experiences and family newsletters that focus on health, safety, and nutrition for the young child. The student will identify and apply the nutritional guidelines appropriate for young children while menu planning.

    Credits: 3

    Note(s)
    O - This course is offered online.

  
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    CD 135. Special Needs in Early Childhood


    This course will enable the student to develop skills associated with providing quality care and education to young children with disabilities and chronic conditions. The student will explore issues of positioning, feeding, adaptive equipment, family dynamics, inclusion, and invasive procedures.

    Credits: 3

  
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    CD 213. Licensed Home Day Care Practicum 1


    This course will enable the student to develop and implement developmentally appropriate practices and environments for young children in a licensed home day care setting. The student will prepare policy and procedures, establish recordkeeping, and plan activities appropriate for multi-age children in home day care. The student will complete and document 150 hours of working directly with children in a licensed home day care setting.

    Prerequisite(s): Three credit hours of early childhood education classes with a C or better.

    Credits: 3

  
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    CD 214. Licensed Home Day Care Practicum 2


    This course will enable the student to explore the family day care accreditation process outlined by the National Association for Family Child Care and create plans to make needed improvements in a home day care business. The student will develop a family resource packet, complete developmentally appropriate activity plans, and continue to explore the Kansas Regulations for Licensing Day Care Homes and Group Day Care Homes for Children. The student will document 150 hours of work directly with children in a licensed home day care setting.

    Prerequisite(s): CD 213  with a C or better.

    Credits: 3

  
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    CD 220. Early Childhood Program and Curriculum Planning


    This course will enable the student to recognize, design, and create a safe, healthy, developmentally appropriate preschool or toddler classroom. The student will apply developmentally appropriate practices that will promote successful learning experiences for children.

    Credits: 3

  
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    CD 221. Early Childhood Program and Curriculum Planning Lab


    This course will enable the student to demonstrate the developmentally appropriate principles and skills learned in the Early Childhood Program and Curriculum Planning class. The student will be able to use observation and evaluation techniques with individual children and in a self-reflective process. The student will document 50 contact hours working with children in a licensed program and create an age appropriate lesson plan for the children served.

    Prerequisite(s): CD 220  with a C or better or may be taken concurrent.

    Credits: 1

  
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    CD 222. Child Care Administration (O)


    This course will enable the student to implement the principles of administration and organization of child care programs. The student will focus on record keeping, budgeting, facility management, family involvement, and the hiring, training, supervision, and evaluation of staff.

    Credits: 3

    Note(s)
    O - This course is offered online.

  
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    CD 223. Child Care Practicum 1


    This course will enable the student to demonstrate a knowledge base of the Kansas Statutes and Regulations for Licensing Preschools and Child Care Centers. The student will be able to use concepts of observation and evaluation in licensed centers, with individual children, and in a self-reflective process. The student will develop an understanding of age appropriate curriculum for toddler and preschool age children through the production of age appropriate lesson plans.

    Prerequisite(s): Six hours of early childhood courses with a C or better, 2 years of experience in a licensed facility, or permission from instructor.

    Credits: 3

  
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    CD 224. Child Care Practicum 2


    This course will enable the student to demonstrate knowledge of a developmentally appropriate curriculum and environment for young children. The student will be able to use observation and evaluation techniques in licensed centers, with individual children, and in a self-reflective process. The student will be able to implement concepts learned in previous early childhood classes through this field experience.

    Prerequisite(s): CD 223  with a C or better or instructor permission.

    Credits: 3

  
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    CD 225. Interaction Techniques with Young Children


    This course will enable the student to apply effective and creative guidance techniques while creating a positive early childhood learning environment. The student will be able to establish positive social expectations for a group of children and effectively evaluate and manage difficult behaviors based on children’s individual needs and developmental abilities in cooperation with the children’s families and relevant professionals.

    Credits: 3

  
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    CD 226. Building Relationships with Families (O)


    This course will enable the student to establish respectful and reciprocal relationships that support, value, and empower all families to be involved in their children’s development and learning. The student will utilize communication methods and engagement strategies to involve and support family systems and create partnerships between home and school.

    Credits: 3

    Note(s)
    O - This course is offered online.

  
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    CD 295. Leadership in Early Childhood


    This course will enable the student to describe key functions and strategies used by motivational leaders in Early Childhood Education. The student will develop reflective teaching skills and demonstrate strong commitment and knowledge of early childhood development by creating a professional portfolio based on the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Professional Standards and Competencies for Early Childhood Educators.

    Prerequisite(s): Twenty-one credit hours of Early Childhood Education or instructor approval.

    Credits: 3


Economics

  
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    EC 200. Principles of Microeconomics (O, T►)


    This course will enable the student to apply economic concepts to personal and work related decision making by understanding the actions and choices of individuals and companies. The student will study microeconomic issues and problems, such as competition and monopoly, pricing, consumer demand, and producer supply. The student will develop a theoretical framework for microeconomic analysis and apply this theory to practical domestic and international economic policy problems.

    Credits: 3

    Kansas SystemWide Transfer Course
    (ECO1010) 

    Note(s)
    O - This course is offered online.

  
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    EC 201. Principles of Macroeconomics (O, T►)


    This course will enable the student to apply an analytical framework to the economy at the national level. The student will analyze the purpose and functions of the components of Gross Domestic Product (GDP), the determinants of long-run economic growth, and the causes and costs of inflation and unemployment. The student will analyze the economic impacts of fiscal and monetary policies and the differences between the short-run and long-run macroeconomic aspects of the economy.

    Credits: 3

    Kansas SystemWide Transfer Course
    (ECO1020) 

    Note(s)
    O - This course is offered online.

  
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    EC 250. Engineering Economics (O)


    This course will enable the student to utilize economic analysis for investment decisions related to an engineering project. The student will relate the economic principles of time value of money, differential cost and revenue, marginal cost and revenue, and trade-off between risk and reward to various engineering projects.

    Prerequisite(s): MA 135  (or MA 132 , MA 133 , and MA 134 ) with a C or better.

    Credits: 3

    Note(s)
    O - This course is offered online.


Elementary/Secondary Education

  
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    ED 204. Introduction to the Teaching Profession (T►)


    This course will provide the student with an overview of the teaching profession through hands-on exploration of pedagogical practices. The student will gather, assemble, review, and analyze information for choosing career options in the teaching profession. The student will begin to develop some of the for pursuing a career in the teaching profession.

    Credits: 2

    Kansas SystemWide Transfer Course
    (EDU1010) 

  
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    ED 206. Introduction to Teaching (O, T►)


    This course will enable the student to gain insight into the teaching profession through hands-on exploration of current theories in pedagogy. The student will gather, assemble, review, and analyze information for choosing career options in the teaching field. The student will organize leadership tasks, develop the necessary skills to continue preparation for teaching, and develop a professional approach to the teaching profession. The student will participate in a 15-hour classroom field experience (5 hours each in elementary, middle, and high school classrooms). 

    Credits: 3

    Kansas SystemWide Transfer Course
    (EDU1010) 

    Note(s)
    O - This course is offered online.

  
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    ED 207. Field Experience in the Teaching Profession (O, T►)


    This course will provide the student with an overview of the teaching profession through hands-on exploration of pedagogical practices. The student will participate in 15 hours of K-12 classroom field experience, with 5 hours at each of the three levels—elementary, middle, and high school. The student will develop a professional approach toward the teaching profession through practical application and reflection of classroom experiences. 

    Prerequisite(s): ED 204  with a C or better.

    Credits: 1

    Kansas SystemWide Transfer Course
    (EDU1010) 

    Note(s)
    O - This course is offered online.

  
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    ED 220. Introduction to Special Education (O)


    This course will enable the student to assess and determine diversity among learners with various special needs. The student will ascertain the need for teachers to collaborate with other professionals and families to develop appropriate individual learning plans for special needs students in the classroom. The student will explore public laws and mandates that pertain to special education, assuring appropriate and optimal education for all special learners. The student will participate in 5 hours of field experience in either a general education classroom with special needs students or in a special education classroom setting.

    Prerequisite(s): ED 206  with a C or better or concurrent enrollment in ED 206 .

    Credits: 3

    Note(s)
    O - This course is offered online.

  
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    ED 222. Technology in the Classroom (O)


    This course will enable the student to explore current theories and issues of computer pedagogy. The student will directly apply course content to a K-12 classroom field experience. The student will model appropriate pedagogical practice to plan, develop, review, facilitate, and analyze a comprehensive lesson that requires elementary or secondary students to use technology for engaged content-learning.

    Prerequisite(s): ED 206  with a C or better.

    Credits: 3

    Note(s)
    O - This course is offered online.

  
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    ED 290. Integrated Learning Through the Arts (O)


    This course will enable the student to plan, design, facilitate, adapt, and evaluate arts experiences in the elementary classroom. The student will discover and practice strategies for integrating music, visual arts, movement or dance, and drama or theater into the elementary education curriculum, with adaptations for special populations and developmental levels. The student will participate in diverse field experience opportunities in the community and in the elementary education classroom to formulate techniques for using the arts to engage all learners in critical thinking, creativity, and collaborative problem solving. This course adheres to the Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) licensure program standards for elementary education educators.

    Prerequisite(s): ED 206  or ED 204  and ED 207  with a C or better.

    Credits: 3

    Note(s)
    O - This course is offered online.


Engineering Technology/Pre-Engineering

  
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    EN 101. Engineering Graphics 1


    This course will enable the student to apply the fundamentals of drafting and integration to computer-aided design (CAD). The student will use CAD in line work applications, dimensioning, orthographic projection, geometric constructions, isometric and auxiliary views, and section cuts.

    Prerequisite(s): A score at a predetermined level in math on a placement instrument.

    Credits: 3

  
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    EN 102. Engineering Graphics 2


    This course will enable the student to expand his/her skill in drafting and design, and its integration into computer-aided design CAD. The student will use CAD to complete multiple design projects and complete a team project.

    Prerequisite(s): EN 101  with a C or better.

    Credits: 3

  
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    EN 103. Building Design 1 with CAD


    This course will enable the student to understand and apply concepts of basic building design and its integration into computer-aided design (CAD). The student will analyze and design the necessary elements needed for a building.

    Prerequisite(s): EN 101  with a C better.

    Credits: 3

  
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    EN 105. Introduction to Sustainable Design, Construction and Living


    This course will enable the student to have a basic understanding of sustainable concepts as they relate to commercial and residential building design and construction. The student will gain an introductory knowledge of the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) and the various LEED Rating Systems with an emphasis on new construction. In addition, students will learn about everyday lifestyle changes that will help reduce negative impacts on the environment. This course is primarily intended for those students who plan on continuing their education in the building design and construction fields which include engineering, architecture, designers, construction managers, contractors, developers, manufacturers, building owners, realtors and public officials.

    Credits: 3

  
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    EN 107. AutoCAD Basics


    This course will enable the student to understand the basics of AutoCAD and its various applications. The student will learn how to set up AutoCAD and utilize basic commands that are necessary to create quality drawings. Basic knowledge of computers and keyboarding skills are required.

    Prerequisite(s): A score at a predetermined level in reading, writing, and math on a placement instrument.

    Credits: 3

  
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    EN 110. Building Design 2 with Revit


    This course will enable the student to understand the concepts of building information Modeling (BIM) and the tools for parametric building design. The student will understand the basics of Revit Architectural.

    Prerequisite(s): EN 103   with a C or better.

    Credits: 3

  
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    EN 111. Fundamentals of Power


    This course will enable the student to use the principles of electrical, electronic, mechanical, and fluid power components and systems as they apply to industrial applications.

    Credits: 3

  
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    EN 115. Engineering Concepts


    This course will enable the student to formulate problems and use solution techniques related to engineering through the use of engineering design projects involving software and hardware.

    Prerequisite(s): Placement score or MA 060  (or MA 064 , MA 065 , and MA 066 ) with a C or better or diagnostic credit.

    Credits: 2

  
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    EN 135. Introduction to Composites


    This course will enable the student to understand and apply basic principles in the fabrication, repair and design of composite structures.

    Credits: 3

  
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    EN 136. Composite Manufacturing Practices


    This course will enable the student to perform an understanding of the actual manufacturing processes used in composites.

    Credits: 4

  
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    EN 201. Materials and Processes of Industry


    This course will enable the student to identify and use current manufacturing materials and processes.

    Credits: 3

  
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    EN 206. Engineering Graphics Capstone


    This course will enable the student to further his/her knowledge and skills in an area of interest in drafting or design. The student will complete all work under the direction of the instructor with the aid of CAD.

    Prerequisite(s): Second semester program student or instructor’s approval. Offered by appointment only.

    Credits: 3

  
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    EN 212. Electric Circuits


    This course will enable the student to use electrical principles and applications including circuit diagrams, switches, relays, motors, and transformers.

    Credits: 3

  
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    EN 214. 3D Modeling and CAD


    This course will enable the student to understand the basics of three dimensional applications in computer-aided design (CAD). The student will learn about such topics as: extrusions, orbits, faces, surfaces, constructions, edges, and rendering.

    Prerequisite(s): EN 101  with a C or better.

    Credits: 3

  
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    EN 215. Automated Power Systems


    This course will enable the student to use the theory and operation of fluid power circuits. The student will perform intermediate level programming using the Programmable Logic Controller (PLC).

    Prerequisite(s): EN 111  with a C or better

    Credits: 3

  
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    EN 217. Structural, Civil, and Pipe Design and CAD


    This course will enable the student to understand the fundamentals of structural, civil, and pipe drafting and their integration into computer-aided design CAD. The student will be introduced to draft, steel framing plans, steel connection details, pre-engineered metal buildings, plot plans, plans and profiles, highway and road layouts, valves, joints, fittings, pumps, tanks, and vessels.

    Prerequisite(s): EN 102  with a C or better.

    Credits: 3

  
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    EN 220. Beginning Concepts of CNC


    This course will enable the student to understand and apply beginning automated manufacturing concepts to design and create parts.

    Prerequisite(s): EN 214  with a C or better

    Credits: 3

  
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    EN 230. Part Design (O)


    This course will enable the student to develop a basic understanding of manufactured part design principles and to apply design concepts to manufacturing and machining. The student will design projects, make design decisions, and apply overall design concepts as they relate to manufacturing part design.

    Credits: 3

    Note(s)
    O - This course is offered online.

  
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    EN 235. Composite Structure Repair


    This course will enable the student to utilize current strategies in composite structure to repair composite materials.

    Credits: 4

  
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    EN 236. Advanced Techniques in Composites


    This course will enable the student to identify the roll of composite materials in manufacturing. The student will apply advanced principles and techniques to the fabrication and design of composite structures

    Credits: 4

  
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    EN 260. Statics


    This is a course for pre-engineering students. It will enable the student to solve problems involving composition and resolution of forces, equilibrium of force systems, application of general laws of statics to engineering problems, analysis of simple structures, machine elements, centers of gravity, and moment of inertia.

    Prerequisite(s): PH 251  and MA 152  with a C or better.

    Credits: 3


English

  
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    EG 010. ESL Pronunciation of English Fundamentals


    This course will enable the student to produce consonants and vowels as individual entities and as connected phonemes at an introductory level while developing auditory discrimination skills of target sounds. The student will recognize the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA), read phonetic symbols, and build a fundamental knowledge of the speech mechanism:  place, manner, voicing characteristics of consonants, and tongue elevation and position of vowels.

     

    Prerequisite(s): A score at a pre-determined level on a placement instrument.

    Credits: 3

  
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    EG 013. ESL Pronunciation of English Applied


    This course will enable the student to enhance suprasegmentals of stress, intonation, and overall rhythm in speech while refining listening skills. The student will also demonstrate knowledge of segmentals, including classification of phonemes and reading the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA).

    Prerequisite(s): A score at a pre-determined level on a placement instrument or EG 010   with a C or better.  

    Credits: 3

  
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    EG 053. ESL Sentence to Paragraph


    This course will enable the student to construct complete sentences by applying learning and grammar concepts. The student will write focused, organized, supported paragraphs using the steps of the writing process.

    Prerequisite(s): A score at a pre-determined level on a placement instrument.

    Credits: 3

  
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    EG 060. Fundamentals of English (O)


    This course will enable the student to write paragraphs and essays that demonstrate grammatical, organizational and analytical competence for enrollment in English Composition I. The student will review and practice basic grammar and writing skills necessary for a college-level writing class as well as read, analyze, and synthesize college-level texts.

    Prerequisite(s): A score at a pre-determined level on a placement instrument or RD 011  with a C or better.

    Credits: 3

    Note(s)
    O - This course is offered online.

  
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    EG 063. ESL Fundamentals of English


    This course will enable the student to write paragraphs and an essay, which demonstrate grammatical, organizational, and analytical competence for enrollment in an English Composition I course.

    Prerequisite(s): A score at a pre-determined level on a placement instrument or a C or better in EG 053  and RD 014 , or RD 011  and EG 010  .

    Credits: 3

  
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    EG 101. English Composition 1 (O, T►)


    This course will enable the student to communicate effectively through a variety of writing activities. The student will develop knowledge, skills, and critical thinking ability with regard to writing and reading. The student will recognize the importance of the grammatical and rhetorical structures of language to clear and effective writing. The student will recognize the process of creating documents through regular writing assignments.

    Prerequisite(s): A score at a pre- determined level on a placement instrument, or a C or better in EG 060  and RD 012 , or a C or better in EG 060  and concurrent enrollment in RD 012 .

    Credits: 3

    Kansas SystemWide Transfer Course
    (ENG1010) 

    Note(s)
    O - This course is offered online.

  
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    EG 102. English Composition 2 (O, T►)


    This course will enable the student to further develop argumentative writing strategies and patterns while developing critical intellectual skills and becoming proficient in library and online research and source citation styles.

    Prerequisite(s): EG 101  with a C or better.

    Credits: 3

    Kansas SystemWide Transfer Course
    (ENG1020) 

    Note(s)
    O - This course is offered online.

  
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    EG 104. Creative Writing (O, T►)


    This course will enable the student to write short fiction and poetry by learning terminology and techniques associated with the two genres. The student will analyze professional works, revise original work, and critically discuss the work of classmates.

    Credits: 3

    Kansas SystemWide Transfer Course
     (ENG2030) 

    Note(s)
    O - This course is offered online.

  
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    EG 112. Technical Writing (O)


    This course will enable the student to develop writing skills specific to careers in industry, science, engineering, and business. The student will recognize the importance of clear, well-organized, detailed writing directed at targeted audiences for specific purposes. Regular writing assignments utilizing library resources will enable the student to recognize the process of creating clear and accurate documents.

    Prerequisite(s): EG 101  with a C or better.

    Credits: 3

    Note(s)
    O - This course is offered online.


Environmental Technology

  
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    EV 150. Environmental Issues (O, T►)


    This course will enable the student to understand basic ecological principles and apply these to relevant situations in daily life. Ecological principles include: basic ecology, populations, air and water pollution, solid and hazardous waste, toxicology, human health, energy, sustainability, and environmental solutions. This is a non-lab introductory environmental science course.

    Credits: 3

    Kansas SystemWide Transfer Course
    (BIO1041) 

    Note(s)
    O - This course is offered online.


Fire Science

  
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    FS 100. Firefighter 1


    This course will enable the student to perform basic fire service operations and gain basic knowledge of personal safety, personal protective clothing and equipment, fire service tools and equipment, fire behavior, building construction, and fire ground tactics and strategies. The student will also cover the content outlined in the National Fire Protection Association’s (NFPA) Standard 1001, Firefighter Professional Qualifications, pertaining to the Firefighter I level.

    Corequisite(s): Concurrent enrollment in FS 207 .

    Credits: 4.5

  
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    FS 103. Fire Officer 1


    This course will enable the student to identify the organization and management of fire and emergency services departments and the relationship of government agencies to the fire service. The student will become familiar with fire and emergency service, ethics, and leadership from the perspective of the company officer.

    Prerequisite(s): FS 100  and FS 207 , both with a C or better, and Firefighter I certification.

    Credits: 3

  
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    FS 110. Fire and Emergency Services Safety and Survival


    This course will enable the student to understand the concepts of risk management and mitigation as they pertain to the emergency services. The student will take an in-depth look at the 16 life safety initiatives established by the fire and emergency services.

    Credits: 3

 

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