GCC 2018-19 Catalog - Page 122



coverages; liability issues; recordkeeping; employee training;
skier education; and, designing and implementing a good
management plan. Resource persons are utilized in the coursework.
Prerequisite:
risk
The primary content of this course is directly related to the Ski Area
Management occupational program.
Prerequisite:
Sophomore Status
SAM 205 APPLIED INDUSTRIAL SKILLS/SKI AREA MANAGEMENT
(1st 8 weeks/Fall)
2 (0-3)
This course consists of on-the-job training for students enrolled the Ski Area
Management program. Career related tasks related to the ski industry take
place at the Mt. Zion Ski area. All work and training will be concerned with
preseason maintenance and preparedness for the upcoming ski season.
The primary content of this course is directly related to the Ski Area
Management occupational program.
Prerequisite: Sophomore Status
SAM 230 COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE I
3 (0-11)
Students spend an entire ski season at their Coop site as a culminating
experience or the Ski Area Management Program. Students are placed at ski
resorts and are trained in areas of career interest. The students are compensated
as coop interns and receive their training as outlined in a training agreement.
Students are evaluated during the course of their training by their immediate
supervisor and coop coordinator. Students submit periodic reports and a
comprehensive final report to the coordinator during the course of the training
period.
The primary content of this course is directly related to the Ski Area
Management occupational program.
Prerequisites:
Contact Hours:
Completion of all SAM courses with a minimum
2.0 G.P.A.
176 hours at assigned ski area
The primary content of this course is directly related to the Ski Area
Management occupational program.
Contact Hours:
(SOC)
SOC 101 INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY
3 (3-0)
Sociology is the scientific study of humans living with one another in a society.
Basic social concepts studied include: social organization, culture, collective
behavior, deviant behavior, stratification, population, and social institutions
such as family, religion, and education. Students are exposed to fundamental
theories, methods, and techniques used by sociologists.
This fulfills a social science requirement.
Prerequisite:
None
SOC 102 SOCIAL PROBLEMS
3 (3-0)
An in-depth study of social problems within our society and the world in general.
Health issues, substance abuse, family problems, poverty, race and gender
inequality are analyzed.
(SPE)
SPE 101 PUBLIC SPEAKING
3 (3-0)
Basic course in the field of speech. A laboratory-type student participation course
with emphasis on learning-by-doing. An introduction is given on the nature,
function, and scope of public speaking as means of communication. Emphasis is
placed on the preparation and presentation of speeches using the
extemporaneous method. Includes informative and persuasive speeches, panel
discussion, impromptu speaking, and pantomime. Selected speeches are audio
and/or videotaped. The student speaker receives a written critique by the
instructor for each speech presented. Occasionally peer group evaluation is also
used.
Prerequisite:
None
SPE 105 INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATIONS
3 (3-0)
Introduction to the theory and practice of interpersonal communication. The focus
of the course is on learning and practicing the skills needed to improve the quality
of interpersonal communication.
Prerequisite:
None
SPE 111 HONORS SPEECH
3 (3-0)
The honors equivalent of SPE 101 Public Speaking, this course includes many of
the elements of SPE 101 as well as a broadcast component which consists of
teamwork development of a campus forum series for local cable TV broadcast.
This course is designed to be taken as the equivalent of, and replacement for,
SPE 101 Public Speaking for Honors Program students.
Prerequisite:
Assessment Scores
(SPN)
SPN 101 ELEMENTARY SPANISH I
4 (4-0)
The elementary series is a course in the basic skills of listening, speaking, reading
and writing. Students must complete Spanish 102 before credit will be given
toward graduation.
Prerequisite:
None
SPN 102 ELEMENTARY SPANISH II
A continuation of Spanish 101
Prerequisite: SPN 101
Completion of all SAM courses with a minimum
2.0 G.P.A.
704 hours at assigned ski area
SOCIOLOGY
SPEECH
SPANISH
SAM 231 COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE II
12 (0-44)
A continuation of SAM 230. Students gain specified job skills in cooperation
with an internship site commensurate with career goals and objectives. Students
work approximately 40 hours per week under supervision of the employer and
internship coordinator. Students submit periodic reports and a comprehensive
final report at the conclusion of the coop assignment.
Prerequisite:
Permission of advisor and instructor
4 (4-0)
SPN 201 INTERMEDIATE SPANISH I
4 (4-0)
The first course of a two-semester sequence in intermediate Spanish designed
to provide an intensive review and application of grammatical principles and to
expand vocabulary. Students will continue to increase their proficiency in all four
language skills: listening, reading, speaking, and writing using appropriate
printed, recorded and computer-assisted programs.
Prerequisite:
SPN 102 or two year of high school Spanish and/or
permission of instructor.
SPN 202 INTERMEDIATE SPANISH II
4 (4-0)
This course will provide intensive practice in utilizing the structural
applications reviewed in SPN 201. Additional vocabulary will be acquired through
the use of appropriate reading materials. Increased proficiency in language skills
will be emphasized.
Prerequisite:
SPN 201 or three years of high school Spanish
and/or permission of instructor.
This fulfills a social science requirement.
Prerequisite:
None
SOC 112 HONORS SOCIAL PROBLEMS
3 (3-0)
This course helps students critically analyze the wide range of social problems
confronting contemporary American society. Through discussion, guest
speakers, and individual exploration of topics, students
will gain a new perspective on modern social problems.
This fulfills a social science requirement.
Prerequisite:
Assessment Scores
SOC 201 MARRIAGE AND FAMILY LIFE
3 (3-0)
An overall view of the family in the United States today and a look into the future.
Areas of study include: an analysis of courtship and pre-marital relationships,
family planning and parental roles and legal and social factors affecting marital
adjustment.
This fulfills a social science requirement.
Prerequisite:
SOC 101 or Consent of Instructor
SOC 296-299
(variable .25 to 1)
From time to time, GCC offers workshops, seminars, and short courses of varying
lengths and on a variety of social science topics. With the approval of their
advisor and the Dean of Students, students can apply credits from these
workshops to certificate and degree requirements.
WELDING
(WLD)
WLD 100 INTRODUCTION TO WELDING & INDUSTRIAL SAFETY
2 (1-2)
Introduction will cover the welding processes used in industries. Students will gain
fundamentals of theory and techniques pertaining to arc welding and thermal
cutting processes. Shop Orientation, Equipment set-up, electrode types, and
consumable requirements for specific welding processes and applications.
Requirements for use of industrial welding codes to develop Welding Procedures
and Welder Qualifications are introduced. Students are also introduced to the
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Mining Safety and
Health Administration (MHSA), and The American National Standards Institute
(ANSI) and subsequent regulations pertaining to welding industry and
manufacturing careers, individual and work force safety and health practices.
Prerequisite:
None
WLD 110 WELDING SYMBOLS AND BLUEPRINT READING
2 (2-0)
A general course in blueprint reading and welding symbols and their application.
This course will cover visualization of objects and shapes, reading the blueprint
for finding size and location dimensions, symbols, mathematics notes and related
welding and assembly information shown on the print. This course further
develops the student’s understanding of how to read welding blueprints and
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