Catalog of Courses

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Introduces concepts and methods of cultural anthropology, with illustrative materials from a variety of communities in a globalizing world. Explores the concept of culture and examines a variety of cultural and social practices such as subsistence, economics, politics, marriage, kinship, gender and religion. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: G, SB GE Codes

Note: This course has differences between current terms. Please see advisement for specific information.

Cross-cultural analysis of the economic, social, political, and religious factors that affect women's status in traditional and modern societies. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: G, HU, SB GE Codes

Note: This course has differences between current terms. Please see advisement for specific information.

Origins, elements, and forms of religion; a comparative survey of religious beliefs, myths, rituals and symbolism including magic, witchcraft and healing as practiced in selected regions of the world; the place of religion in the total culture. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: G, HU GE Codes

Introduction to archaeology through discoveries and the researchers who made them. Emphasis on methods of archaeological fieldwork and what these discoveries reveal about humanity, including the nature of archaeological inquiry, the development of human social groups, the changing role of religion in evolving societies, the origins of agriculture, the origins of settled life ways, the rise of cities and complex societies, political strife across different cultures and the forces which tend to fragment societies. Examples drawn from Africa, Asia, Europe, the Pacific Islands, and Australia. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: G, H, HU, SB GE Codes

Introduction to archaeology through discoveries and the researchers who made them. Emphasis on methods of archaeological fieldwork and what these discoveries reveal about humanity, including the nature of archaeological inquiry, the development of human social groups, the changing role of religion in evolving societies, the origins of agriculture, the origins of settled life ways, the rise of cities and complex societies, political strife across different cultures and the forces which fragment societies. Examples drawn from North America, Central America, and South America. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: G, H, HU, SB GE Codes

Cross-cultural examination of symbolic and social dimensions of sports, past and present. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: G, SB GE Codes

Introduction to the science of food and human nutrition. Current sustainable dietary recommendations and applications for maximizing well-being and minimizing risk of chronic disease throughout the life cycle. An overview of the nutrients, emphasizing the importance of energy and fluid balance, and optimal functioning of the digestive system. Understanding factors that influence food intake in different cultures. Methods for evaluating credibility of nutrition claims, a focus on modern food safety and technology practices, and a worldview of nutrition are included. Emphasis is on personal dietary behavior change for a holistic life of wellness. Prerequisites: None.

Scientific principles of human nutrition. Emphasis on scientific literacy and the study of nutrients for disease prevention. Includes macronutrients and micronutrients, human nutrient metabolism and nutrition's role in the health of the human body throughout the life cycle. Addresses nutrition principles for prevention of nutrition-related health conditions. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designation: Natural Sciences (General) - [SG] in combination with: FON241LL
General Education Designations: SG GE Codes

Various types of energy and their conversion to useable energy such as electrical power. How generated electrical power is transmitted and distributed to the point of use. Prerequisites: None.

Theory, construction and application of basic power plant mechanical components. Basic concepts of electrical fundamentals and electronics discussed. Prerequisites: None.

Principles, properties, and safe handling requirements of lubricants. Lubrication of bearings, lubrication systems, and system components. Oil settling systems. Construction, operation, and maintenance of oil purifiers. Terminology, identification and inspection of the component parts of a drive and gear system. Application, inspection, maintenance, and failure modes of plant bearings. Design and operation of sliding and anti-friction bearings and seals. Prerequisites: None.

Functional components of turbines, including parts, steam properties and maintenance of oil and hydraulic systems. Heat exchanger theory, including types, operations, and maintenance of heat transfer systems. Operational principles of pneumatic and hydraulic valve actuators, including modulation control terminology and inspection testing. Prerequisites: None.

Hydraulic and pneumatic safety, physical concepts, and fluid laws. Hydraulic and pneumatic system components and operation. Troubleshooting procedures of hydraulic and pneumatic systems. Mechanical component types and characteristics, common failure mechanisms, and operating principles of plant components. Prerequisites: None.

Components and function of reactor coolant, volume control, safety injection, and nuclear sampling systems. Function and operation of main steam and turbine systems, main and auxiliary feedwater systems, pressurizer, control rod drive, and recirculation systems. Operation and function of steam and heater drain systems. Reactor plant safety concepts.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in PPT120 and PPT121, or permission of Program Director.

Advanced plant systems. Water, electrical and cooling systems. Safe shutdown cooling water system. Waste drain system. Fuel handling and storage systems. Fuel pool cooling and cleanup. Purpose and operation of radioactive waste management. Service air and gas systems. Ventilation and fire protection systems. Containment, Containment Spray, Emergency Core Cooling, Emergency Power, Environmental Monitoring, Off-gas, Post-accident, Radiation Monitoring, Residual Heat Removal, and Suppression Pool systems.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in PPT120 and PPT121, or permission of Program Director.

Rotary, reciprocating and centrifugal pump operation. Positive displacement and metering pump operation. Diaphragm pulsafeeder operation. Disassembly, inspection and reassembly of radially and axially split centrifugal pumps. Troubleshooting and lab safety. Prerequisites: None.

Basic nuclear reactor theory to include reactor chemistry, water chemistry, radiation detection and protection principles, and reactor plant materials.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in PPT120 or permission of Program Director.

Electrical component types and characteristics, such as circuit breakers and fuses, instrumentation schematics, protective relaying, and inverters. In-depth reading and troubleshooting of electrical engineering and vendor prints. Operation and control of emergency power systems. Diesel Generators will also be covered.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in (ELC119 and ELC120) or permission of Program Director.