Catalog of Courses

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Introduction of principles, methods, and techniques for communicating with deaf people who sign. Development of expressive and receptive sign skills, manual alphabet, numbers, and sign vocabulary. Overview of syntax, grammar, and culture related to American Sign Language (A.S.L.). Prerequisites: None. ASL103 suggested as a corequisite but not required.

Continued development of knowledge and language skills for communicating with deaf people who sign. Includes numbers, fingerspelling, and culture. Emphasis on enhancement of receptive sign skills and continued development of expressive sign skills. Application of rudimentary, syntactical, and grammatical structure stressed with continued development of sign vocabulary.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ASL101 or permission of Department or Division. Completion of prerequisites within the last three years is required.

Foundational knowledge of topics necessary for success in College Mathematics. Emphasis on understanding mathematical concepts and their applications. Topics include number sense, proportional reasoning, numerical and algebraic expressions, linear equations, and representations of data. Prerequisites: None.

MAT103 students may receive credit for only one of the following: (MAT052 and MAT053 and MAT055) or MAT103. This course is designed for students that do not qualify for MAT141 or MAT142, but intend to complete MAT14+ College Mathematics for their degree path. This course covers topics from basic arithmetic and introductory algebra.

Proper use of function notation, average rate of change of functions, and evaluating arithmetic and algebraic expressions. Analysis of linear and quadratic equations, and their applications; graphs of linear and quadratic functions; operations on polynomial expressions. Prerequisites: None.

MAT114 students may receive credit for only one of the following: MAT114, OR MAT115.
Equivalent course(s): MAT114/MAT115

Working knowledge of college-level mathematics and its applications to real-life problems. Emphasis on understanding mathematical concepts and their applications. Topics include proportional reasoning, modeling, finance, probability, and statistics.

MAT141 students may receive credit for only one of the following: MAT140, MAT141, MAT142, MAT145, or MAT146. Prerequisites: An appropriate District placement, or a grade of C or better in (MAT052, MAT053, and MAT055), or (MAT055, MAT056, and MAT057), or MAT085, or MAT09+, or MAT103, or MAT114, or MAT115, or MAT12+.
Equivalent course(s): MAT140/MAT141/MAT142/145/146
General Education Designations: MA GE Codes
MAT1142

Analysis and interpretation of the behavior and nature of functions including linear, quadratic, higher-order polynomials, rational, exponential, logarithmic, power, absolute value, and piecewise-defined functions; systems of equations, using multiple methods including matrices, and modeling and solving real world problems.

Students may receive credit for only one of the following: MAT150, OR MAT151, OR MAT152, OR MAT155, OR MAT156. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MAT095, or MAT096, or MAT114, or MAT115, or MAT12+, OR an appropriate district placement for MAT15+, OR permission of Department or Division Chair.
Equivalent course(s): MAT150/151/152/155/156
General Education Designations: MA GE Codes
MAT1151

Topics in algebra and trigonometry in preparation for calculus.

Students may receive credit for only one of the following: MAT182, or MAT187, or MAT188. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MAT15+, or an appropriate district placement.
Equivalent course(s): MAT187/188
General Education Designations: MA GE Codes
MAT1187

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

Basic concepts and applications of statistics, including data description, estimation and hypothesis tests.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MAT14+, or MAT15+, or MAT187, or equivalent, or an appropriate District placement, or permission of Department/Division Chair.
General Education Designations: CS GE Codes
MAT1160

Introduction to the theory, techniques, and applications of the differential and integral calculus of functions with problems related to business, life, and the social sciences.

Students may receive credit for only one of the following: MAT212 or MAT213. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MAT15+, or MAT187, or an appropriate District placement.
Equivalent course(s): MAT212/MAT213
General Education Designations: MA GE Codes
MAT2212

An introduction to the mathematics required for the study of business. Includes multivariable optimization, Lagrange multipliers, linear programming, linear algebra, probability, random variables, discrete and continuous distributions.

Students may receive credit for only one of the following: MAT217 or MAT218. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MAT212, or MAT213, or MAT220, or MAT221.
Equivalent course(s): MAT217/MAT218

Limits, continuity, differential and integral calculus of functions of one variable.

Students may receive credit for only one of the following: MAT220 OR MAT221. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MAT187, or MAT188, or an appropriate District placement.
Equivalent course(s): MAT220/MAT221
General Education Designations: MA GE Codes
MAT2220

Introduction to matrices, systems of linear equations, determinants, vector spaces, linear transformations and eigenvalues. Emphasizes the development of computational skills.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MAT212 or MAT213 or MAT220 or MAT221, or equivalent.

Course emphasizes discrete mathematics connections to computer science by exposing students to foundational concepts of set theory, logic, counting, induction, proof techniques, graph theory, and algorithms.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MAT212, or MAT213, or MAT220, or MAT221, or permission of Department or Division Chair.
MAT2227

Techniques of integration for both proper and improper integrals with applications to the physical and social sciences, elements of analytic geometry, and the analysis of sequences and series.

Students may receive credit for only one of the following: MAT230 or MAT231. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MAT220, or MAT221, or equivalent.
Equivalent course(s): MAT230/MAT231
General Education Designations: MA GE Codes
MAT2230

Multivariate calculus including vectors, vector- valued functions, partial differentiation, multiple integration and an introduction to vector fields.

Student may receive credit for only one of the following: MAT240 or MAT241. Prerequisites: Grade of "C" or better in MAT230 or MAT231.
Equivalent course(s): MAT240/MAT241
General Education Designations: MA GE Codes
MAT2241

Explore number, numeration systems and operations on numbers. Techniques of problem solving with an emphasis on exploring a variety of strategies. Use a variety of visualization techniques to develop a conceptual understanding of these topics.

MAT256 is designed to meet requirements for prospective elementary education teachers. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in (MAT15+ or higher), or (MAT12+ and MAT14+), or [MAT14+ and (MAT114 or MAT115)], or (MAT14+ and an appropriate District placement into MAT150, MAT151, or MAT152), or permission of Department/Division Chair.

Explores geometry, measurement, probability and statistics. Uses visualization, technologies, problem solving, reasoning and proof to develop a conceptual understanding of these topics.

MAT257 is designed to meet the requirements for prospective elementary education teachers. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MAT256 or permission of Department/Division Chair.

Introduces differential equations, theoretical and practical solution techniques with applications. Problem-solving using MATLAB.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MAT230 or MAT231 or permission of Department/Division Chair.
Equivalent course(s): MAT276/MAT277
General Education Designations: MA GE Codes

Introduction to the fundamentals of the natural gas pipeline operations. Includes topics such as damage prevention, emergency response, valve operation, and testing of facilities. This course prepares students for the Non-Joiner Operator Qualification in the natural gas pipeline industry. Prerequisites: None.

Principles and practices of plastic pipe joining in the natural gas industry. Includes pipe joining techniques such as solvent cements, heat fusions, mechanical saddle fittings, and compression couplings. This course prepares students for Pipe Joiner Qualification in the natural gas industry. Prerequisites: None.

Theories and concepts in industrial technology basics and OSHA 10 certification. Introductory concepts in industrial math, hand and power tools, technical drawings, rigging, and materials handling. Emphasis on communication and employability skills. Included labs emphasize and anchor the course material. Safety and management expectations. Defense in depth strategy and conduct of verifications. Maintenance procedures. Work control process. Performance of work standards and documentation including pre-job preparation, pre-job notification, job review, job verification and job close out specific to nuclear power plant operations. Prerequisites: None.

Overview of the historical, psychological, social, and cultural aspects of play, leisure, and recreation and their role in contemporary society. Nature of play and leisure behavior in human development within different cultures and the contribution play, recreation, and leisure make to the quality of life for individuals in today's society. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: SB GE Codes

Provides an overview of the normal development of human communication. Emphasis on normative processes involved in speech, language, and hearing development. Examines the impact of multicultural, multi-linguistic environments on speech and language development. Prerequisites: None.

Explore a variety of communication disorders in children and adults that speech-language pathologists diagnose and treat. Provides an introduction to typical versus disordered communication, the causes, characteristics of a variety of speech, language, hearing, and swallowing disorders, and the effects that they can have on those afflicted with them. Prerequisites: None.

Provides a review of the anatomical systems of respiration, phonation, articulation and resonance and hearing and their relationship to pathologies of speech, language and hearing. Includes basic physiology of systems and the neuroanatomy and neurophysiology related to speech and hearing production mechanisms. Examines the physical characteristics of sound and the structure and function of the human auditory system. Prerequisites: None.

Examines the nature, causes and treatment of language disorders across the lifespan. Focuses on developmental and acquired language disorders in childhood through adulthood. Includes multicultural/multilingual issues and therapy observations. Prerequisites: None.

Provides an overview of English phonetics and phonetic transcription including practice with transcription of normal and disordered speech at the entry-level using the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA). Examines the nature, causes, characteristics and treatment of a variety of speech sound disorders across the lifespan including phonological processes/disorders, articulation, dysarthria, apraxia, and other organic disorders. Includes multicultural/multilingual issues and therapy observations. Prerequisites: None.

Examines the nature, causes, and treatment of a variety of speech, language, hearing disorders. Focuses on fluency, voice, hearing, and swallowing/feeding disorders. Expands on language disorders in adolescents and young adults including metacognition and cognitive strategies. Includes therapy observations. Prerequisites: None.

Examines issues associated with professional and ethical behaviors, including the Speech Language Pathology Assistant (SLPA) scope of practice as specified by state and national governing bodies for the profession. Focuses on indirect activities related to client treatment including creation of lessons, implementation of treatment, and documentation. Includes an overview of universal safety precautions, confidentiality, compliance with laws/regulations, and service delivery options in both the educational and health care systems. Prerequisites: None.

Examines a variety of behavior principles, strategies and techniques used with individuals with communication disorders. Focuses on setting up a positive learning environment, increasing motivation and attention, and using Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) with clients. Prerequisites: None.

Practical experience in completing clinical fieldwork as a Speech Language Pathology Assistant (SLPA). Provides opportunity to create lesson plans, implement therapy, record client performance and maintain appropriate documentation for a variety of speech-language disorders in a therapeutic environment. A minimum of 100 hours for the clinical interaction experience in this course is required. Prerequisites: None.

Examines the use of Assistive Technology (AT) and Augmentative Alternative Communication (AAC) systems within various environments to support functional interaction with individuals with disabilities. Focuses on a variety of guiding principles, strategies, accommodations, modifications, computer hardware and software as well as low-tech and high-tech AT and AAC systems. Provides guidelines for need identification and implementation of AT and AAC systems within therapeutic and natural environments. Prerequisites: None.

Examines disabilities with a focus on treatment techniques for low incidence disabilities. Focuses on blindness, deafness, moderate to severe intellectual disability, complex health issues, serious motor and physical impairment, multiple disabilities, genetic syndromes, moderate to severe autism, and social emotional disabilities. Includes therapy observations. Prerequisites: None.