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General Education Classes

Your program courses focus on teaching you the necessary skill sets to fulfill the technical requirements of your career choice. General education classes are designed to support and enhance your skills and will assist you in working with co-workers, vendors, and employers by teaching you people and reasoning skills that are vital to your success. Employers view these skills as valuable assets in an employee.

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  • Humanities

  • CDEV 090College Success Foundations3 credits

    This course has been designed based on research that indicates a strong correlation between the development of critical "soft skills" and academic success. These skills include: personal responsibility, self-motivation, time-management, teamwork, self-awareness, emotional intelligence, self-advocacy, and lifelong learning. Classes are learner-centered and highly participatory. Students will practice and complete coursework in all skills areas. This course is mandatory for students who test into ENGL092, MATH090 or RDG085.

    Future Offerings
    9/23-12/11TTh12:00p-1:15pKONGSHAUG CWaitlisted: 0
    9/23-12/11TTh 6:00p-7:15pBRYANT KOpenings: 16
    9/24-12/12MWF12:00p-12:50pBRYANT KWaitlisted: 2
    9/24-12/12MWF 3:00p-3:50pBRYANT KOpenings: 8
    9/24-12/12MWF 9:00a-9:50aBURNS JOpenings: 5
    1/7-3/25MWF 9:00a-9:50aSTAFFOpenings: 24
    1/7-3/25MWF 3:00p-3:50pSTAFFOpenings: 24
    1/7-3/25MWF12:00p-12:50pSTAFFOpenings: 24
    1/8-3/26TTh12:00p-1:15pSTAFFOpenings: 24
    1/8-3/26TTh 6:00p-7:15pSTAFFOpenings: 24
    4/7-6/23TTh 6:00p-7:15pSTAFFOpenings: 24
    4/7-6/23TTh12:00p-1:15pSTAFFOpenings: 24
    4/8-6/22MWF12:00p-12:50pSTAFFOpenings: 24
    4/8-6/22MWF 3:00p-3:50pSTAFFOpenings: 24
    4/8-6/22MWF 9:00a-9:50aSTAFFOpenings: 24
  • ENGL 092Fundamentals of English5 credits

    This course focuses on the fundamentals of college-level standard written English. Course work includes a study of the conventional grammatical rules of English in the construction of effective sentences and paragraphs, leading to the practice of crafting an essay. Critical readings of paragraphs and short essays are also part of the curriculum.

    Prerequisite:

    Accuplacer Reading Comprehension score of 50 or a P grade in ABE 054, and Accuplacer Sentence Skills score of 50 or a grade P in ABE 052.

    Future Offerings
    9/23-12/11TTh12:00p-2:05pWISE JOpenings: 8
    9/24-12/12MWF 9:00a-10:25aWISE JWaitlisted: 0
    1/7-3/25MWF 9:00a-10:25aSTAFFOpenings: 26
    1/8-3/26TTh12:00p-2:05pSTAFFOpenings: 26
    4/7-6/23TTh12:00p-2:05pSTAFFOpenings: 26
    4/8-6/22MWF 9:00a-10:25aSTAFFOpenings: 26
  • AENGL 100Applied English5 credits

    This applied English course focuses on the workplace communication skills needed to send, receive, and process oral and written information. Along with a review of writing fundamentals, learners will use principles of clear communication, professionalism, and cultural awareness in occupational contexts. Learners will sharpen their reading, writing, and presentation skills.

    Prerequisite:

    Accuplacer Reading Comprehension score of 71 or a C grade in RDG 085, and Accuplacer Sentence Skills score of 71 or a C grade in ENGL 092.

    Future Offerings
    9/23-12/11TTh12:00p-2:05pNELSON NOpenings: 5
    9/23-12/12Online DONNELLY RWaitlisted: 3
    9/24-12/12MWF 1:00p-2:25pBURNS JOpenings: 6
    9/24-12/12MWF 9:00a-10:25aKONGSHAUG CWaitlisted: 0
    9/24-12/12MWF11:00a-12:25pWISE JWaitlisted: 0
    1/7-3/25MWF11:00a-12:25pSTAFFOpenings: 26
    1/7-3/25MWF 3:00p-4:25pSTAFFOpenings: 26
    1/7-3/25MWF 9:00a-10:25aSTAFFOpenings: 26
    1/7-3/25MWF 1:00p-2:25pSTAFFOpenings: 26
    1/7-3/26Online STAFFOpenings: 24
    1/8-3/26TTh 6:00p-8:05pSTAFFOpenings: 26
    1/8-3/26TTh12:00p-2:05pSTAFFOpenings: 26
    4/7-6/23TTh12:00p-2:05pSTAFFOpenings: 26
    4/7-6/23Online STAFFOpenings: 24
    4/8-6/22MWF 9:00a-10:25aSTAFFOpenings: 26
    4/8-6/22MWF 3:00p-4:25pSTAFFOpenings: 26
    4/8-6/22MWF11:00a-12:25pSTAFFOpenings: 26
  • ENGL& 101English Composition I5 credits

    A composition course in which students read, analyze, and write essays using a variety of rhetorical strategies, as well as develop and verbally express ideas clearly and effectively. The critical reading of essays will provide a basis for the student's own critical writing, which will reflect a command of college-level literacy standards. Attention to writing fundamentals and stylistic techniques will also be included. Word processing, email and internet knowledge required.

    Prerequisite:

    Accuplacer Reading Comprehension score of 85 or B grade in RDG 085, and Accuplacer Sentence Skills score of 86 or B grade in ENGL 092 or C grade in AENGL 100.

    Future Offerings
    9/23-12/11TTh 9:00a-11:05aNEWTON DOpenings: 6
    9/23-12/12Online VANLEUVEN NWaitlisted: 3
    9/24-12/12MWF 9:00a-10:25aNEWTON DOpenings: 10
    9/24-12/12MWF11:00a-12:25pNEWTON DWaitlisted: 0
    1/7-3/25MWF 3:00p-4:25pSTAFFOpenings: 26
    1/7-3/25MWF 9:00a-10:25aSTAFFOpenings: 26
    1/7-3/26Online NEWTON DOpenings: 26
    1/7-3/26Online NEWTON DOpenings: 26
    1/8-3/26TTh 9:00a-11:05aSTAFFOpenings: 26
    1/8-3/26TTh12:00p-2:05pSTAFFOpenings: 26
    4/7-6/23Online NEWTON DOpenings: 26
    4/7-6/23Online NEWTON DOpenings: 26
    4/8-6/22MWF 9:00a-10:25aSTAFFOpenings: 26
    4/8-6/22MWF 3:00p-4:25pSTAFFOpenings: 26
    4/8-6/22MWF11:00a-12:25pSTAFFOpenings: 26
  • ENGL& 102English Composition II5 credits

    Intermediate academic essay writing. Emphasis on critical reading and writing, synthesis of cross-disciplinary texts, documentation of sources and argumentation. Prerequisite: ENGL& 101 with a C grade.

    Prerequisite:

    Engl& 101 with a C or above

    Future Offerings
    9/23-12/12Online NEWTON DOpenings: 15
    1/7-3/26Online NEWTON DOpenings: 24
    1/7-3/26Online NEWTON DOpenings: 24
    1/7-3/25MWF 1:00p-2:25pSTAFFOpenings: 26
    1/8-3/26TTh 9:00a-11:05aSTAFFOpenings: 26
    4/7-6/23TTh 9:00a-11:05aSTAFFOpenings: 26
    4/7-6/23Online NEWTON DOpenings: 24
    4/7-6/23Online NEWTON DOpenings: 24
    4/8-6/22MWF 1:00p-2:25pSTAFFOpenings: 26
  • ENGL& 235Technical Writing5 credits

    This course is designed to help students report technical information clearly, completely, and persuasively. Technical writing shares many of the same concerns of other kinds of writing, such as attention to Purpose, Readability, and most significantly, Audience. This course is designed to provide instruction and practice in creating practical and effective documents for students in medical, scientific, technical, and other professional fields.

    Prerequisite:

    ENGL& 101 with a C grade.

    Future Offerings
    9/23-12/11TTh12:00p-2:05pNEWTON DOpenings: 22
    1/7-3/25MWF 9:00a-10:25aSTAFFOpenings: 26
    1/8-3/26TTh12:00p-2:05pSTAFFOpenings: 26
    4/7-6/23TTh12:00p-2:05pSTAFFOpenings: 26
    4/8-6/22MWF 9:00a-10:25aSTAFFOpenings: 26
    4/8-6/22MWF 3:00p-4:25pSTAFFOpenings: 26
  • HIST& 146United States History I5 credits

    Survey of Native American societies, European explorers, and the lifestyles of the new continent, the independence movement, and the problems of a new nation.

    Future Offerings
    1/7-3/25MWF 1:00p-2:25pSTAFFOpenings: 28
    1/8-3/26TTh 9:00a-11:05aSTAFFOpenings: 28
    4/7-6/23TTh12:00p-2:05pSTAFFOpenings: 28
    4/8-6/22MWF 9:00a-10:25aSTAFFOpenings: 28
  • HIST& 147United States History II5 credits

    Survey course covering the rise of nationalism, evolution of American lifestyles, Civil War, westward movement, and the American industrial revolution.

    Prerequisite:

    HIST& 146 with a C grade.

    Future Offerings
    1/7-3/25MWF 9:00a-10:25aSTAFFOpenings: 28
    1/8-3/26TTh12:00p-2:05pSTAFFOpenings: 28
  • RDG 085Reading Skills5 credits

    This course focuses on developing technical/college-level reading skills, including comprehension, vocabulary in context, locating main ideas, making inferences, outlining, and summarizing content.

    Prerequisite:

    Accuplacer Reading Comprehension score of 50 or a C grade in ABE 054 or ABE 055, and Accuplacer Sentence score of 50 or a C grade in ABE 052 or ABE 055.

    Future Offerings
    9/23-12/11TTh 9:00a-11:05aKONGSHAUG COpenings: 5
    9/24-12/12MWF 1:00p-2:25pKONGSHAUG COpenings: 7
    1/7-3/25MWF 1:00p-2:25pSTAFFOpenings: 28
    1/8-3/26TTh 9:00a-11:05pSTAFFOpenings: 28
    4/7-6/23TTh 9:00a-11:05pSTAFFOpenings: 28
    4/8-6/22MWF 1:00p-2:25pSTAFFOpenings: 28
  • SPAN& 121Spanish I5 credits

    An introductory course, which facilitates elementary ability in comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing in Spanish. This course provides some understanding of Hispanic cultures.

    Future Offerings
    9/24-12/12MWF 9:00a-10:25aVELAHALEY, ROpenings: 20
    1/7-3/25MWF 9:00a-10:25aSTAFFOpenings: 28
    1/7-3/25MWF 3:00p-4:25pSTAFFOpenings: 28
    4/8-6/22MWF 3:00p-4:25pSTAFFOpenings: 28
    4/8-6/22MWF 9:00a-10:25aSTAFFOpenings: 28
  • SPAN& 122Spanish II5 credits

    A continuation of Spanish I. The vocabulary and grammatical structures are more complicated, and the student begins to master a past tense. Oral comprehension and speaking skills are emphasized through daily practice, as well as the reading and writing exercises.

    Prerequisite:

    SPAN& 121 with a C grade.

    Future Offerings
    1/7-3/25MWF11:00a-12:25pSTAFFOpenings: 28
    1/7-3/25MWF 1:00p-2:25pSTAFFOpenings: 28
    4/8-6/22MWF 1:00p-2:25pSTAFFOpenings: 28
    4/8-6/22MWF11:00a-12:25pSTAFFOpenings: 28
  • Mathematics

  • MATH 090Pre-Algebra5 credits

    A developmental math course to help students make the transition from Arithmetic to Algebra. Students will increase their math skills and gain the foundation for algebraic concepts and problem-solving. Students should have a working knowledge of Arithmetic. Included are topics on fractions, sets of numbers, applied problem solving, use of variables, simplifying expressions, and setting up equations to solve.

    Prerequisite:

    Accuplacer Arithmetic score of 38 or a P grade in ABE 050.

    Future Offerings
    9/24-12/12MWF 9:00a-10:25aJOHNSON AOpenings: 10
    9/24-12/12MWF11:00a-12:25pJOHNSON AOpenings: 2
    9/24-12/12MWF 3:00p-4:25pJOHNSON AOpenings: 13
    1/7-3/25MWF 3:00p-4:25pSTAFFOpenings: 28
    1/7-3/25MWF11:00a-12:25pSTAFFOpenings: 28
    1/7-3/25MWF 9:00a-10:25aSTAFFOpenings: 28
    4/8-6/22MWF 9:00a-10:25aSTAFFOpenings: 28
    4/8-6/22MWF11:00a-12:25pSTAFFOpenings: 28
    4/8-6/22MWF 3:00p-4:25pSTAFFOpenings: 28
  • MATH 098Elementary Algebra5 credits

    This course will cover solving different forms of equations; manipulation of exponents and radicals as needed on the job; as well as factoring and graphing. It is equivalent to 1 year of high school algebra. This course is targeted for those students whose programs involve more algebra than included in BTC's occupational and technical math courses. This course will also serve as a prerequisite to intermediate algebra or as a refresher for those students who have had algebra in the past.

    Prerequisite:

    Accuplacer Arithmetic score of 75 or a C grade in MATH 090.

    Future Offerings
    9/23-12/12Online JOHNSON AOpenings: 3
    9/24-12/12MWF 9:00a-10:25aADAMS JOpenings: 1
    9/24-12/12MWF11:00a-12:25pRING CWaitlisted: 1
    9/24-12/12MWF 1:00p-2:25pSCHIVITZ BOpenings: 14
    9/24-12/12MWF 3:00p-4:25pALMAN AOpenings: 15
    1/7-3/25MWF 3:00p-4:25pSTAFFOpenings: 28
    1/7-3/25MWF 1:00p-2:25pSTAFFOpenings: 28
    1/7-3/25MWF11:00a-12:25pSTAFFOpenings: 28
    1/7-3/25MWF 9:00a-10:25aSTAFFOpenings: 28
    1/7-3/26Online STAFFOpenings: 24
    1/8-3/26TTh 6:00p-8:05pSTAFFOpenings: 28
    4/7-6/23TTh 6:00p-8:05pSTAFFOpenings: 28
    4/7-6/23Online STAFFOpenings: 24
    4/8-6/22MWF 9:00a-10:25aSTAFFOpenings: 28
    4/8-6/22MWF11:00a-12:25pSTAFFOpenings: 28
    4/8-6/22MWF 1:00p-2:25pSTAFFOpenings: 28
    4/8-6/22MWF 3:00p-4:25pSTAFFOpenings: 28
  • MATH 099Intermediate Algebra5 credits

    This course prepares students for entry into college level math courses. Topics include: second degree equations and inequalities, relations and their graphs, exponential and logarithmic functions, and rational expressions. A graphing calculator may be required.

    Prerequisite:

    Accuplacer Algebra score of 75 or a C grade in MATH 098.

    Future Offerings
    9/23-12/11TTh 6:00p-8:05pRING COpenings: 14
    9/23-12/12Online ADAMS JOpenings: 1
    9/24-12/12MWF 9:00a-10:25aRING COpenings: 13
    9/24-12/12MWF11:00a-12:25pMOYLE VOpenings: 12
    9/24-12/12MWF 1:00p-2:25pMOYLE VOpenings: 19
    1/7-3/25MWF 1:00p-2:25pSTAFFOpenings: 28
    1/7-3/25MWF 3:00p-4:25pSTAFFOpenings: 28
    1/7-3/25MWF11:00a-12:25pSTAFFOpenings: 28
    1/7-3/25MWF 9:00a-10:25aSTAFFOpenings: 28
    1/7-3/26Online STAFFOpenings: 24
    1/8-3/26TTh 6:00p-8:05pSTAFFOpenings: 28
    4/7-6/23TTh 6:00p-8:05pSTAFFOpenings: 28
    4/7-6/23Online STAFFOpenings: 24
    4/8-6/22MWF 9:00a-10:25aSTAFFOpenings: 28
    4/8-6/22MWF11:00a-12:25pSTAFFOpenings: 28
    4/8-6/22MWF 3:00p-4:25pSTAFFOpenings: 28
    4/8-6/22MWF 1:00p-2:25pSTAFFOpenings: 28
  • AMATH 100Applied Occupational Math5 credits

    This course covers fractions, decimals, percents, ratios and proportions, English and metric measurement systems, geometry, and algebra. The contents will include relevant technical applications and the use of a calculator. Text required.

    Prerequisite:

    Accuplacer Arithmetic score of 50 or a C grade in MATH 090 or ABE 050.

    Future Offerings
    9/23-12/11TTh 9:00a-11:05aHEGEBERG LWaitlisted: 1
    9/23-12/11TTh12:00p-2:05pHEGEBERG LOpenings: 1
    9/23-12/12Online ADAMS JWaitlisted: 1
    9/24-12/12MWF11:00a-12:25pSCHIVITZ BWaitlisted: 0
    9/24-12/12MWF 1:00p-2:25pHONEYCUTT TOpenings: 18
    9/24-12/12MWF 9:00a-10:25aSCHIVITZ BOpenings: 2
    9/24-12/12MWF 3:00p-4:25pADAMS JOpenings: 5
    1/7-3/25MWF 3:00p-4:25pSTAFFOpenings: 28
    1/7-3/25MWF 9:00a-10:25aSTAFFOpenings: 28
    1/7-3/25MWF11:00a-12:25pSTAFFOpenings: 28
    1/7-3/26Online STAFFOpenings: 24
    1/8-3/26TTh 6:00p-8:05pSTAFFOpenings: 28
    1/8-3/26TTh12:00p-2:05pSTAFFOpenings: 28
    4/7-6/23TTh12:00p-2:05pSTAFFOpenings: 28
    4/7-6/23TTh 6:00p-8:05pSTAFFOpenings: 28
    4/7-6/23Online STAFFOpenings: 24
    4/8-6/22MWF 9:00a-10:25pSTAFFOpenings: 28
    4/8-6/22MWF 3:00p-4:25pSTAFFOpenings: 28
  • AMATH 111Applied Technical Math5 credits

    This course introduces concepts of plane geometry and right triangle trigonometry, and develops further the elements of algebra in applications for technical professions. Unit conversions in Metric and English systems, Scientific notations, fractions, decimals, perdents, ratios, and proportions are extensively reviewed. Textbook and Scientific or Graphing calculator required.

    Prerequisite:

    Accuplacer Algebra score of 75 or a C grade in MATH 098

    Future Offerings
    9/24-12/12MWF 9:00a-10:25aMOYLE VOpenings: 18
    9/24-12/12MWF 3:00p-4:25pSTETTLER TOpenings: 7
    1/7-3/25MWF 9:00a-10:25aSTAFFOpenings: 28
    4/8-6/22MWF 9:00a-10:25aSTAFFOpenings: 28
  • MATH& 141Precalculus I5 credits

    The focus of this course will be functions. Students manipulate and graph linear, polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic and quadratic functions. The course will also cover systems of equations, matrices and determinants, and their applications.

    Prerequisite:

    BTC College Level Math score of 32 or a C grade in MATH 099.

    Future Offerings
    9/24-12/12MWF 1:00p-2:25pBILLS MOpenings: 10
    9/24-12/12MWF 3:00p-4:25pHONEYCUTT TOpenings: 8
    9/24-12/12MWF 9:00a-10:25aBILLS MOpenings: 11
    1/7-3/25MWF 9:00a-10:25aSTAFFOpenings: 28
    1/7-3/25MWF11:00a-12:25pSTAFFOpenings: 28
    1/7-3/25MWF 3:00p-4:25pSTAFFOpenings: 28
    4/8-6/22MWF 3:00p-4:25pSTAFFOpenings: 28
    4/8-6/22MWF11:00a-12:25pSTAFFOpenings: 28
    4/8-6/22MWF 9:00a-10:25aSTAFFOpenings: 28
  • MATH& 142Precalculus II5 credits

    The majority of this course will cover trigonometry. Students will explore trigonometry functions, right and oblique triangle trigonometry, graphing, trigonometry identifies, laws of Sine and Cosine as well as trigonometric application problems. This course will also cover vectors in the plane and in space, along with parametric equations. Polar coordinates and graphs of polar equations will also be included. Prerequisite: MATH& 141 with a C grade.

    Prerequisite:

    MATH& 141 with a C grade.

    Future Offerings
    9/24-12/12MWF11:00a-12:25pHONEYCUTT TOpenings: 22
    1/7-3/25MWF 9:00a-10:25aSTAFFOpenings: 28
    1/7-3/25MWF 1:00p-2:25pSTAFFOpenings: 28
    4/8-6/22MWF 1:00p-2:25pSTAFFOpenings: 28
    4/8-6/22MWF11:00a-12:25pSTAFFOpenings: 28
  • MATH& 146Introduction to Statistics5 credits

    Fundamental concepts and basic tools of descriptive and inferential statistics. How to describe data and make reasonable conjectures about the populations from which the samples were taken. Topics include: sampling distribution patterns, organization of data, sampling methods and experimental design, probability and simulation of random events, estimation of population parameters, confidence intervals, correlation, linear regression and basic hypothesis testing. Internet/computer access and graphing calculator required.

    Prerequisite:

    BTC College Level Math score of 32 or a C grade in MATH 099.

    Future Offerings
    9/23-12/12MWF 9:00a-10:25aHONEYCUTT TOpenings: 10
    9/23-12/12Online RANGEL DOpenings: 4
    1/7-3/26Online STAFFOpenings: 24
    4/7-6/23Online STAFFOpenings: 24
  • MATH& 148Business Calculus5 credits

    Limits, derivatives, marginal analysis, optimization, antiderivatives, and definite integrals. Prerequisite: MATH& 141 with a C grade.

  • MATH& 151Calculus I5 credits

    Study of functions, limits, continuity,limits at infinity, differentiation of algebraic,exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric functions and their inverses.

    Prerequisite:

    MATH& 142 with a C grade.

    Future Offerings
    9/24-12/10W 1:00p-2:25pRANGEL DOpenings: 20
    1/7-3/25MWF 1:00p-2:25pSTAFFOpenings: 28
    1/7-3/25MWF 9:00a-10:25aSTAFFOpenings: 28
    4/8-6/22MWF 9:00a-10:25aSTAFFOpenings: 28
    4/8-6/22MWF 1:00p-2:25pSTAFFOpenings: 28
  • MATH& 152Calculus II5 credits

    The study of Riemann Sums, methods of integration, numerical methods, polar and rectangular forms, fundamental theorem of Calculus, areas of regions, volumes of solids, centroids, length of curves, surface area, and an introduction to differential equations.

    Prerequisite:

    MATH& 151 with a C or better.

    Future Offerings
    1/7-3/25MWF 9:00a-10:25aSTAFFOpenings: 28
    1/7-3/25W 1:00p-2:25pSTAFFOpenings: 28
  • Physical and Natural Sciences

  • BIOL& 160General Biology with Lab5 credits

    This course provides introduction to basic concepts of biology, with an emphasis on the cells as the fundamental unit of life. Topics include cell structure, basic chemical and biochemical concepts, metabolism, cell division, principles of genetics, biological diversity, and methods of scientific inquiry and critical thinking. Course establishes foundation necessary for continued biology study, especially in human anatomy and physiology. Lab included.

    Prerequisite:

    Accuplacer Reading Comprehension score of 85 or B grade in RDG 085, and Accuplacer Sentence Skills score of 86 or B grade in ENGL 092 or C grade in AENGL 100 and Accuplacer Algebra score of 75 or a C grade in MATH 098.

    Future Offerings
    9/23-12/11TTh 8:30a-11:30aWESTER LOpenings: 3
    9/24-12/12MW 1:00p-3:00pVANDENBERG AOpenings: 6
    9/24-12/12F 1:00p-3:00pVANDENBERG AOpenings: 6
    9/27-12/6Sa 8:30a-11:30aWESTER LOpenings: 11
    1/7-3/25MW 1:00p-4:00pSTAFFOpenings: 28
    1/7-3/25MWF 9:00a-11:00aSTAFFOpenings: 28
    4/8-6/22MWF 1:00p-3:00pSTAFFOpenings: 28
    4/8-6/22MW 5:30p-8:30pSTAFFOpenings: 28
  • BIOL& 241Human A & P 15 credits

    This course emphasizes understanding of the normal human, which will serve as a foundation of general understanding as well as a foundation for future study in allied health fields. Lecture, group discussion, literature and internet research, and laboratory exercises are included. Acquisition of basic knowledge, application and integration of concepts is emphasized. Biol& 241 includes anatomy survey; tissues; and integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous, and endocrine systems.

    Prerequisite:

    BIOL& 160 with a C grade and CHEM&121 with a C grade.

    Future Offerings
    9/23-12/11TTh 1:00p-5:00pVANDENBERG AOpenings: 10
    9/24-12/10W 5:30p-9:30pHORNE KOpenings: 4
    9/27-12/6Sa12:00p-4:00pWESTER LOpenings: 6
    1/8-3/26TTh 8:30a-12:30pSTAFFOpenings: 28
    1/13-3/24T 5:30p-9:30pSTAFFOpenings: 28
    4/8-6/17W 5:30p-9:30pSTAFFOpenings: 28
    4/8-6/22MWF 8:30a-11:30aSTAFFOpenings: 28
    4/11-6/20Sa 8:30a-12:30pSTAFFOpenings: 28
  • BIOL& 242Human A & P 25 credits

    This course emphasizes understanding of the normal human, which will serve as a foundation of general understanding as well as a foundation for future study in allied health fields. Lecture, group discussion, literature and internet research, and laboratory exercises are included. Acquisition of basic knowledge, application and integration of concepts is emphasized. Biol& 242 includes circulatory, lymphatic, respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive systems.

    Prerequisite:

    BIOL& 241 with a C grade.

    Future Offerings
    9/23-12/9T 5:30p-9:30pOLAH AOpenings: 3
    9/24-12/12MWF 8:30a-11:30aOLAH AOpenings: 9
    1/7-3/25W 5:30p-9:30pSTAFFOpenings: 28
    1/8-3/26TTh 1:00p-5:00pSTAFFOpenings: 28
    1/10-3/21Sa12:00p-4:00pSTAFFOpenings: 28
    4/7-6/23TTh 1:00p-4:30pSTAFFOpenings: 28
    4/7-6/23T 5:30p-9:30pSTAFFOpenings: 28
  • BIOL& 260Microbiology5 credits

    Exploration of microbial world with a focus on medical microbiology for students in the health field. Areas of study include classification of microbes, life cycle, metabolism, control, and common infectious diseases of the human body. Laboratory component will demonstrate procedures to identify and control microbes.

    Prerequisite:

    BIOL& 160 with a C grade and CHEM&121 with a C grade.

    Future Offerings
    9/23-12/11TTh 8:30a-12:00pOLAH AWaitlisted: 2
    9/24-12/10MW 1:00p-4:30pOLAH AOpenings: 8
    1/7-3/25MW 8:30a-12:00pSTAFFOpenings: 24
    1/7-3/25MW 1:00p-4:30pSTAFFOpenings: 24
    4/7-6/23TTh 8:30a-12:00pSTAFFOpenings: 24
    4/8-6/22MW 5:30p-9:00pSTAFFOpenings: 24
  • CHEM& 121Intro to Chemistry5 credits

    Introductory course for non-science majors, nursing, and environmental science students. Includes basic concepts of inorganic and organic chemistry, the nature of atoms, molecules and chemical bonds, chemical notation, chemistry of solutions, scientific reasoning, and problem-solving in the study of the theory and application of chemistry. Lab work is included.

    Prerequisite:

    Accuplacer Reading Comprehension score of 85 or B grade in RDG 085, and Accuplacer Sentence Skills score of 86 or B grade in ENGL 092 or C grade in AENGL 100 and BTC College Level Math score of 32 or a C grade in MATH 099.

    Future Offerings
    9/23-12/11TTh 1:00p-4:00pWESTER LOpenings: 1
    9/23-12/9T 5:30p-8:30pYAMAMOTO KOpenings: 4
    9/24-12/10MW 8:30a-11:30aALMAN AWaitlisted: 0
    1/8-3/26TTh 8:30a-11:30aSTAFFOpenings: 24
    1/8-3/26Th 5:30p-8:30pSTAFFOpenings: 24
    1/10-3/21Sa 8:30a-11:30aSTAFFOpenings: 24
    1/13-3/24T 5:30p-8:30pSTAFFOpenings: 24
    4/7-6/23T 5:30p-8:30pSTAFFOpenings: 24
    4/7-6/23TTh 1:00p-4:00pSTAFFOpenings: 24
    4/8-6/22MW 8:30a-11:30aSTAFFOpenings: 24
  • CHEM& 131Introduction to Organic/Bio-Chemistry5 credits

    This course is a continuation of CHEM&121 and uses those concepts learned to understand the molecular nature of organic molecules. Topics to be covered include the structure, nomenclature, properties and reactions of hydrocarbons, alcohol, ethers, aldehydes, ketones, carboxylic acids and the amines with significant emphasis on the biochemical context of these organic molecules. The structure and function of carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, and nucleic acids including the major catabolic and anabolic pathways of carbohydrate, lipid, and protein metabolism is also covered. Lab activities complement theoretical concepts. Group discussion, lecture, as well as laboratory exercises are included as methods of learning.

    Prerequisite:

    CHEM& 121 with a C grade.

    Future Offerings
    1/8-3/24TTh 1:00p-4:00pSTAFFOpenings: 24
  • CHEM& 161General Chemistry w/ Lab I5 credits

    For programs requiring strong backgrounds in chemistry. Atomic theory, stoichiometry, periodic table, nomenclature, reactions in aqueous solutions, gases, and thermochemistry. Lab included.

    Prerequisite:

    College Level Math score of 32 or a C grade in MATH 099 or AMATH 111.

    Future Offerings
    9/26-12/12MW 1:00p-2:45pALMAN AOpenings: 4
    9/26-12/12F 1:00p-3:00pOpenings: 4
    1/9-3/23MF 1:00p-2:45pSTAFFOpenings: 24
    1/9-3/23MF 9:00a-10:45aSTAFFOpenings: 24
    1/9-3/23MF 3:00p-4:45pSTAFFOpenings: 24
    1/9-3/23W 1:00p-3:00pSTAFFOpenings: 24
    1/9-3/23W 9:00a-11:00aSTAFFOpenings: 24
    1/9-3/23W 3:00p-5:00pSTAFFOpenings: 24
    4/10-6/22W 1:00p-3:00pSTAFFOpenings: 24
    4/10-6/22MF 1:00p-2:45pSTAFFOpenings: 24
  • CHEM& 162General Chemistry w/Lab II5 credits

    Atomic periodicity, chemical bonding theories, solid and liquid states and solutions.

    Prerequisite:

    CHEM& 161 with C grade.

    Future Offerings
    1/8-3/26TTh 1:00p-2:45pSTAFFOpenings: 24
    1/8-3/26T10:00a-12:00pSTAFFOpenings: 24
    4/7-6/23T10:00a-12:00pSTAFFOpenings: 24
    4/7-6/23TTh 1:00p-2:45pSTAFFOpenings: 24
  • NUTR& 101Nutrition5 credits

    This course provides information pertaining to human nutrition and the function of nutrients in the body. Topics covered include anatomy and physiology of digestion and absorption; specific utilization of carbohydrates, protein, and fats; vitamin and mineral supplements. Other topics include food safety and the impact of diet on health and disease. Basic principles of chemistry, biology, and physiology are applied to the study of nutrition.

    Future Offerings
    9/23-12/12Online HORNE KWaitlisted: 1
    4/7-6/23Online STAFFOpenings: 24
  • PHYS& 221Engineering Physics I w/Lab5 credits

    Kinematics and dynamics of particles; work and energy; gravitation; collisions and conservation of momentum.

    Prerequisite:

    ENGL& 101 with a grade of C or better, Prerequisite or Co-requisite: MATH& 151 with a C grade or better.

    Future Offerings
    9/23-12/9T 1:00p-4:00pRANGEL DOpenings: 19
    1/7-3/25MWF 9:00a-11:15aSTAFFOpenings: 28
    1/8-3/26TTh 1:00p-4:00pSTAFFOpenings: 28
    4/7-6/23TTh 1:00p-4:05pSTAFFOpenings: 28
    4/8-6/22MWF 9:00a-11:15aSTAFFOpenings: 28
  • PHYS& 222Engineering Physics II w/Lab5 credits

    Basic principles of thermodynamics, mechanics of fluids and oscillatory motion, and mechanical waves.

    Prerequisite:

    PHYS& 221 with a grade of C or better, Prerequisite or Co-requisite MATH& 152 with a C grade or better.

    Future Offerings
    1/7-3/25MWF 9:00a-11:15aSTAFFOpenings: 28
    1/13-3/24T 1:00p-4:00pSTAFFOpenings: 28
  • PHYS& 223Engineering Physics III w/Lab5 credits

    Basic principles of electricity and magnetism, waves, optics and atomic structure.

    Prerequisite:

    PHYS& 222 with a grade of C or better.

    Future Offerings
    4/7-6/23T 1:00p-4:00pSTAFFOpenings: 28
  • Social Sciences

  • CMST& 210Interpersonal Communications5 credits

    Designed to introduce students to the application of basic interpersonal communication theory, with a focus on achieving success in the workplace. Topics explored include self-awareness, self-disclosure, conversation skills, relationship development and maintenance, assertiveness, teamwork and group dynamics, conflict management strategies, and diversity issues.

    Prerequisite:

    Accuplacer Reading Comprehension score of 71 or a C grade in RDG 085, and Accuplacer Sentence Skills score of 71 or a C grade in ENGL 092.

    Future Offerings
    9/23-12/11TTh 6:00p-8:05pOEKERMAN COpenings: 1
    9/23-12/12Online OEKERMAN CWaitlisted: 2
    9/23-12/12Online LIPPMAN LWaitlisted: 1
    9/24-12/12MWF 3:00p-4:25pMUDD SWaitlisted: 4
    9/24-12/12MWF 1:00p-2:25pOEKERMAN CWaitlisted: 5
    9/24-12/12MWF11:00a-12:25pOEKERMAN CWaitlisted: 1
    1/7-3/25MWF11:00a-12:25pSTAFFOpenings: 28
    1/7-3/25MWF 3:00p-4:25pSTAFFOpenings: 28
    1/7-3/25MWF 1:00p-2:25pSTAFFOpenings: 28
    1/7-3/25MWF 9:00a-10:25aSTAFFOpenings: 28
    1/7-3/26Online STAFFOpenings: 24
    1/7-3/26Online STAFFOpenings: 24
    4/7-6/23Online STAFFOpenings: 24
    4/7-6/23Online STAFFOpenings: 24
    4/7-6/23TTh12:00p-2:25pSTAFFOpenings: 28
    4/8-6/22MWF 9:00a-10:25aSTAFFOpenings: 28
    4/8-6/22MWF 1:00p-2:25pSTAFFOpenings: 28
  • CMST& 220Public Speaking5 credits

    Introduction to communication theory and public speaking emphasizing organization, audience analysis, oral styles, and use of visual aids. Includes presentation of various types of public speeches and analyses of contemporary speeches.

    Prerequisite:

    Accuplacer Reading Comprehension score of 71 or a C grade in RDG 085, and Accuplacer Sentence Skills score of 71 or a C grade in ENGL 092.

    Future Offerings
    9/23-12/11TTh 9:00a-11:05aBURNS JOpenings: 8
    9/24-12/12MWF 3:00p-4:25pBURNS JOpenings: 10
    1/7-3/25MWF 3:00p-4:25pSTAFFOpenings: 28
    1/8-3/26TTh 9:00a-11:05aSTAFFOpenings: 28
    1/8-3/26TTh 6:00p-8:05pSTAFFOpenings: 24
    4/7-6/23TTh 6:00p-8:05pSTAFFOpenings: 24
    4/7-6/23TTh 9:00a-11:05aSTAFFOpenings: 28
    4/8-6/22MWF 3:00p-4:25pSTAFFOpenings: 28
  • ECON& 202Macro Economics5 credits

    Introduction to macroeconomics; elementary analysis of the determination of income through national income accounting. Covers macroeconomic issues including inflation, unemployment, economic growth, recessions, monetary/fiscal policy, and international trade and finance.

    Prerequisite:

    ECON& 201with a C grade.

    Future Offerings
    1/7-3/25MWF 1:00p-2:25pSTAFFOpenings: 28
    1/8-3/26TTh 9:00a-11:05aSTAFFOpenings: 28
  • ECON& 201Micro Economics5 credits

    Introduction to microeconomics. Presents supply and demand models, consumers and producers choice in the competitive and non-competitive market. Examines the various economic decisions made by firms relating to price, demand, factors or production, and cost.

    Prerequisite:

    BTC College Level Math score of 32 or a C grade in MATH 099 or AMATH 111.

    Future Offerings
    9/23-12/12Online BERGAN NOpenings: 23
    1/7-3/25MWF 9:00a-10:25aSTAFFOpenings: 28
    1/8-3/26TTh12:00p-2:05pSTAFFOpenings: 28
    4/7-6/23TTh 9:00a-11:05aSTAFFOpenings: 28
    4/8-6/22MWF 1:00p-2:25pSTAFFOpenings: 28
  • PSYC& 100General Psychology5 credits

    An overview of the factors affecting behavior including topics related to theories of learning, the senses, perceptions, nervous system, emotions, personality theory, motivation, abnormal behavior and therapy, and social psychology.

    Prerequisite:

    Accuplacer Reading Comprehension score of 85 or B grade in RDG 085, and Accuplacer Sentence Skills score of 86 or B grade in ENGL 092 or C grade in AENGL 100.

    Future Offerings
    9/23-12/11TTh12:00p-2:05pMUDD SWaitlisted: 0
    9/23-12/12Online MUDD SWaitlisted: 1
    9/24-12/12MWF 9:00a-10:25aMUDD SWaitlisted: 0
    1/7-3/25MWF11:00a-12:25pSTAFFOpenings: 28
    1/7-3/25MWF 1:00p-2:25pSTAFFOpenings: 28
    1/7-3/26Online STAFFOpenings: 24
    1/8-3/26TTh 9:00a-11:05aSTAFFOpenings: 28
    4/7-6/23TTh 9:00a-11:05aSTAFFOpenings: 28
    4/7-6/23Online STAFFOpenings: 24
    4/8-6/22MWF 1:00p-2:25pSTAFFOpenings: 28
    4/8-6/22MWF11:00a-12:25pSTAFFOpenings: 28
  • PSYC& 200Lifespan Psychology5 credits

    A systematic study of the developmental processes in humans from conception to late adulthood. Special emphasis will be given to the topics of physical development, cognitive development, and personality/social development. Prerequisite: PSYC& 100 with a C grade.

    Prerequisite:

    PSYC& 100 with a C grade

    Future Offerings
    9/23-12/12Online LIPPMAN LWaitlisted: 4
    9/23-12/12Online LIPPMAN LOpenings: 24
    1/7-3/26Online STAFFOpenings: 24
    4/7-6/23Online STAFFOpenings: 24
  • SOC& 101Introduction to Sociology5 credits

    This course introduces the major concepts and definitions of the science of sociology. Basic sociological inquiry is covered, and how social forces shape communal and individual behaviors and attitudes. Topics include socialization, cultures, deviance, social control, inequality, power, social class, race, gender, and institutions. Students learn the basic theories and perspectives of sociology and how those theories apply to the social landscape.

    Prerequisite:

    Accuplacer Reading Comprehension score of 85 or B grade in RDG 085, and Accuplacer Sentence Skills score of 86 or B grade in ENGL 092 or C grade in AENGL 100.

    Future Offerings
    9/23-12/12Online POLLARD DWaitlisted: 1
    1/7-3/26Online STAFFOpenings: 24
    1/13-3/24T 6:00p-7:30pSTAFFOpenings: 24
    4/7-6/23T 6:00p-7:30pSTAFFOpenings: 24
    4/7-6/23Online STAFFOpenings: 24

 

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