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on particular topics in humanistic studies in Western Europe. Topics will include
the Renaissance; Enlightenment; Romanticism, the Nineteenth Century; World
War; and contemporary cultural trends.
This course fulfills a humanities requirement.
Prerequisite:
Placement by assessment scores or ACT/SAT into ENG
101 or permission of Instructor.
HUM 205 INTRODUCTIONS TO COMPARATIVE RELIGIONS
3 (3-0)
This course is an introduction to the various religions of the world. In addition to
learning about each religion, the student will also be exposed to methods used to
study and compare religions. The student needs no prior experience in the study
of religion. Through this course, students will survey and discuss the nature of
religion, the indigenous religions of Africa, the Americas, China, and Japan, and
the major world religions of Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity, and
Islam.
(LAN)
LAN 100 CONVERSATIONAL LANGUAGES
1 (1-0)
An introduction to provide familiarity with the basic structure, vocabulary and
cultural aspects of the more popular languages spoken in our
pluralistic culture of today.
Prerequisite:
None
MATHEMATICS
(MTH)
MTH 090 COMPUTATIONAL SKILLS I
3 (3-0)
A course for students who need to review or improve the essential skills
related to addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and order of
operations of whole numbers. Students may be assigned supplemental
instruction from developmental course materials.
This course does not count toward an Associate of Arts or Associate of Science degree.
This course fulfills a humanities requirement.
Prerequisite:
Prerequisite: None
INDUSTRY
LANGUAGE
(IND)
IND 111 INDUSTRIAL ORGANIZATION
2 (2-0)
This course is designed to introduce students to the organization of a
manufacturing facility and to careers available to a graduating student.
Additional attention is given to the pioneers and founders of the
manufacturing industry.
The primary content of this course is directly related to a Graphic
Communications occupational program.
None
MTH 091 COMPUTATIONAL SKILLS II
3 (3-0)
A course to improve the application of basic math skills while learning special
skills necessary in dealing with fractions, decimals, order of operations,
exponents, variables, equations, units, and estimations. Applications will include
consumer, business, and technical topics. Students may be assigned
supplemental instruction from developmental course material.
This course does not count toward an Associate of Arts or Associate of
Science degree.
Prerequisite:
MTH 090 or appropriate placement exam score
Prerequisite: None
IND 112 INDUSTRIAL MANAGEMENT
2 (2-0)
This course introduces students to the managerial practices and financial aspects
of a manufacturing entity with additional attention being given to manufacturing
quality.
The primary content of this course is directly related to a Graphic
Communications occupational program.
Prerequisite:
Prerequisite:
IND 111
Must be in final semester of CAD program or have
consent of instructor(s)
IND 200 INDUSTRIAL SEMINAR
6 (2-8)
Students will work as a team under the instructor’s supervision. The students will
choose a product to manufacture, select the equipment needed for
manufacturing, program the CNC equipment, procure materials, calculate
payroll, perform a project cost analysis, design and build necessary fixtures,
prototype and manufacture the product, and provide comprehensive
documentation of the product. This course allows the student to be creative in
applying his or her skills and knowledge toward the creation and manufacture of
a product. This is primarily a “hands” on type of course with the instructors
providing guidance and direction when necessary.
quality.
The primary content of this course is directly related to a Mechanical
Engineering Technology Occupational program.
Prerequisite:
Must be in final semester of Mechanical Engineering
Technology program or have consent of instructor(s).
ITALIAN
(ITL)
ITL 092 CONVERSATIONAL ITALIAN
1 (1-0)
Presents each student a basic foundation and method of building upon it.
Emphasis shall be upon pronunciation and memorization including repetitive
speech. The practice of phonetics provides an important key to success.
Prerequisite:
None
ITL 094 CONVERSATIONAL ITALIAN: ITALIAN LANGUAGE
1 (1-0)
AND CULTURE
An extension of ITL 092, this course provides students with further practice
in conversational Italian and emphasizes increased knowledge of the culture of
Italy.
Prerequisite:
ITL 092
JOURNALISM
(JRN)
JRN 101 JOURNALISM
3 (3-0)
This course is designed to provide basic information about the journalist's role in
the mass media and in society. The student will also be able to develop and refine
his/her practical writing skills through the production of the GCC student
newspaper, The Chieftain. With this experience, the student will gain a
working knowledge and perspective of the organizational, writing, editing,
and advertising areas of publication. Local resource people will address students
on various aspects of the media throughout the course.
Prerequisite:
ENG 101, 105, or Permission of Instructor
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MTH 099 APPLIED MATHEMATICS
3 (3-0)
Designed to upgrade and develop the basic math skills for those who will be
employed or self-employed in various occupational fields. Topics
covered include fractions, decimals, number systems, ratio and
proportion, metric systems. Practice and practical application to industrial use are
emphasized.
This course does not count toward an Associate of Arts or Associate of Science degree.
Prerequisite:
None
MTH 100 BASIC MATHEMATICS
4 (4-0)
A course covering the fundamental operations of basic mathematics including
whole number operations, fractions, decimals, ratio and proportion, percentages,
square roots and perfect squares, the Pythagorean theorem, basic statistics,
signed numbers, pre-algebra concepts and real-life applications.
This course does not count toward an Associate of Arts or Associate of Science degree.
Prerequisite:
Appropriate placement exam score
MTH 103 INTRODUCTION TO ALGEBRA
3 (3-0)
An entry level algebra course designed for the student who has never taken
algebra but has a solid background in arithmetic skills. Topics covered include an
introduction to: Solving linear and quadratic equations and inequalities,
operations with polynomials, factoring, rational expressions, exponents, radical
expressions, and graphing.
This course does not count toward an Associate of Arts or Associate of Science degree.
Prerequisite:
MTH 100 (passed with a C or higher) or appropriate
Math placement score
MTH 104 INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA
3 (3-0)
This is designed as a beginning course for the student who has completed
one year of high school algebra or who has been out of school for several years.
Topics
include
a
more
in-depth
study
of:
solving
linear and quadratic equations and inequalities, operations with
polynomials, factoring, rational expressions, exponents and radical
expressions, and graphing.
This course does not count toward an Associate of Arts or Associate of Science degree.
Prerequisite:
MTH 103 (passed with a C or higher) or appropriate Math
placement score
MTH 106 MATHEMATICS FOR THE ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES 4 (4-0)
A course covering technical applications in measurement, conversion, ratio,
proportion, percentages, basic statistics, basic algebra, practical plane geometry,
triangle trigonometry, and solid figure calculations.
Prerequisites: MTH 100 (passed with a C or higher) or appropriate Math
placement score
MTH 108 PRACTICAL MATH
4 (4-0)
MATH 108 is a course which demonstrates mathematics' usefulness and
relevance to students' daily lives through topics such as calculating interest and
understanding voting systems. The course emphasizes problem-solving skills,
practical applications, probability, statistics, and the history of mathematics.
MATH 108 unveils the relevance of mathematics and its creative human aspect
to students. This course investigates a variety of areas in which mathematics is
concretely applied, in a way which is both engaging and accessible to students
who do not necessarily have strong interests in the sciences.

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