Sep 26, 2022  
2017-2018 
    
2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


 

Music

  
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    MUS 132 - Piano II

    Credits: 2
    Continuation of Piano I.

    Prerequisite(s): MUS 131  or permission of the instructor.
    Corequisite(s): None
    Lecture Hours: 15 Lab Hours: 15
    Meets MTA Requirement: Humanities
    Pass/NoCredit: Yes

    Outcomes and Objectives
    1. Continue development of sight reading skills begun in piano I.
      1. Read pieces in major and minor keys.
      2. Identify key signatures for major and minor keys.
      3. Read pieces hands together in same 5-finger pattern.
      4. Read pieces with melody in one hand, accompaniment in other.
      5. Read pieces with some hand position changes.
    2. Read and perform rhythm patterns.
      1. Determine meter indicated by simple and compound meter signatures.
      2. Demonstrate ability to count rhythms in simple and compound meter.
      3. Develop ability to read and play more complicated rhythm patterns including 16th notes, dotted-note patterns, and triplets.
    3. Perform piano pieces in major and minor keys.
      1. Perform pieces with hand position extending over the octave.
      2. Perform pieces in minor keys, or combining relative major and minor keys.
      3. Perform ensemble music with two ore more parts.
      4. Develop confidence in playing for the group.
      5. Demonstrate understanding of tempo indications, style, phrasing, and dynamics in performance.
    4. Continue to develop technical skills for playing.
      1. Demonstrate correct arm, hand, and finger position.
      2. Develop finger dexterity for scales and melodic passages.
      3. Play triads with good tone, proper use of hand and arm.
      4. Continue developing eye-hand coordination for reading and playing by direction and interval.
      5. Apply different touches-legato, staccato, accents, and varying dynamic levels ff to pp.
      6. Develop arm-hand-finger technique for phrase shaping.
    5. Transpose melodies and harmonize a given melody with I, IV and V7 chords.
      1. Use whole and half step patterns to build major and minor scales and triads.
      2. Play major and minor scales, first in tetra chord patterns and then in 2 octaves with thumb crossings, hands separately.
      3. Play major and minor triads and inversions.
      4. Play I, IV, and V chords in root position for major and minor keys.
      5. Play I, IV, and V cadence chords in close position.
      6. Play arpeggios in four octaves; hand over hand (RH LH RH LH).
      7. Transpose a 5-finger melody or simple piece from the key it is written in to other major or minor.
      8. Harmonize a major or minor melody with I, IV, and V chords.
  
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    MUS 135 - Fundamentals of Guitar

    Credits: 2
    Introduces basic written music notation, simple chords, strumming patterns, and right hand fingerstyle patterns. Performs a variety of traditional and popular songs. Enriches music skills for students and teachers.

    Prerequisite(s): None
    Corequisite(s): None
    Lecture Hours: 30 Lab Hours: 0
    Meets MTA Requirement: Humanities
    Pass/NoCredit: Yes

    Outcomes and Objectives
    1. Read and perform guitar music.
      1. Read and play treble clef notes from E to g2.
      2. Read simple chord voicing.
      3. Read and play simple chord charts.
    2. Perform simple chords.
      1. Execute all open position major and minor chords.
      2. Execute select dominant seventh chords.
      3. Execute 2 and 3-string barre chords.
    3. Play songs with right hand finger-style and strumming methods.
      1. Execute simple upstroke and down stroke strumming with a plectrum.
      2. Execute right hand index, middle, ring, and thumb strokes in a variety of simple patterns.
    4. Perform several folk and traditional songs.
      1. Execute appropriate strumming or finger-style patterns for the rhythm of individual songs.
      2. Execute chords for songs from a simple chord chart.
      3. Understand and execute proper rhythm and tempo of given songs through strumming or finger-style.
      4. Accompany oneself and others singing of standard songs.
  
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    MUS 136 - Contemporary Guitar Styles

    Credits: 2
    Student must provide own instrument. Utilizes rock, jazz, blues, and other songs to teach contemporary guitar styles. Uses tablature and chord charts extensively. Teaches scales and chords according to the needs of each style covered. Improvises over simple progressions in each of the above styles.

    Prerequisite(s): MUS 135  or permission of instructor
    Corequisite(s): None
    Lecture Hours: 30 Lab Hours: 0
    Meets MTA Requirement: Humanities
    Pass/NoCredit: Yes

    Outcomes and Objectives
    1. Read tablature.
      1. Read 6-line guitar tablature.
      2. Relate numbers and symbols to positions on the guitar.
    2. Read chord and scale charts.
      1. Read, understand, and execute basic major minor, and 7th chords.
      2. Read, understand, and execute single position major, minor, and pentatonic scales from scale grids.
    3. Improvise over a simple chords progression in different styles.
      1. Play major, minor, and pentatonic scales fluently over a I-IV-V-I chord progression.
      2. Play blues, rock, and jazz style "riffs" over I-IV-V-I chord progressions.
    4. Perform several songs from each style: blues, rock, and jazz.
      1. Execute a 12 bar blues song using appropriate chords, scales, and riffs.
      2. Execute a rock song from tablature using chords, scales, rhythms, and riffs.
      3. Execute a jazz song reading from chord charts, using appropriate scales, chords, and riffs.
  
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    MUS 137 - Classical Guitar

    Credits: 2
    Nylon-string classical guitars are recommended. Introduces techniques and repertoire of the classical guitar and students will perform a variety of simple repertoire pieces from different historical style periods. Emphasizes solo and ensemble playing. Teaches rest stroke, free stroke, arpeggio technique, proper posture and positioning, reading music in 2 parts, and basic expressive interpretation.

    Prerequisite(s): MUS 135  or permission of instructor
    Corequisite(s): None
    Lecture Hours: 30 Lab Hours: 0
    Meets MTA Requirement: Humanities
    Pass/NoCredit: Yes

    Outcomes and Objectives
    1. Read and perform guitar music.
      1. Read and play treble clef notes from E to g2.
      2. Relate written notes to positions on guitar.
      3. Read music in two parts on a single staff.
      4. Read simple chord voicing.
      5. Play single note melodies from classical repertoire.
      6. Play 2-part pieces.
    2. Manipulate the right hand in plucking the guitar strings.
      1. Execute proper right hand thumb motion and movement.
      2. Execute proper right hand index, middle, and ring finger movement in rest and free s strokes.
    3. Demonstrate basic playing technique.
      1. Demonstrate correct posture and playing position.
      2. Demonstrate correct left hand movements.
      3. Coordinate right and left hand movements simultaneously.
    4. Understand basic musicianship.
      1. Identify phrases.
      2. Identify and execute changes of timbre.
      3. Identify and execute dynamics.
  
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    MUS 138 - Music Voice Class

    Credits: 2
    Emphasizes the vocal instrument and how it functions in singing. Practices techniques to improve the voice, rehearsing in both ensemble and solo settings, culminating in class performance at the end of the semester. Teaches vocal terminologies and explores a variety of musical styles.

    Prerequisite(s): None
    Corequisite(s): None
    Lecture Hours: 30 Lab Hours: 0
    Meets MTA Requirement: None
    Pass/NoCredit: Yes

    Outcomes and Objectives
    1. Know the parts of the vocal instrument, how sound is produced, how to use it properly, and how to maintain good vocal health.
      1. Know the 4 parts of the voice and their functions in vocal production.
      2. Coordinate physical balance through physical exercises with relaxed natural whole body breathing.
      3. Practice vocal warm-ups to expand range, tonal accuracy and good articulation for diction.
      4. Work with differences in placement for vowels and consonants and their application to sustaining tone.
      5. Develop good vocal health habits, including what to do in case of a sore throat or laryngitis, and how to choose a good otolaryngologist.
    2. Learn how to apply vocal techniques.
      1. Know the proper sequence of steps to learning a song.
      2. Participate in both solo and ensemble performances.
      3. Sing songs in different styles and languages.
    3. Apply vocal skills in a performance.
      1. Sing music in different styles in performance.
      2. Rehearse to develop strength in vocal interpretation, artistry and presence.
      3. Exhibit the proper costume attire and stage presentation differences between classical and musical theater or popular.
      4. Practice good rehearsal performance techniques for both classical and popular vocal music.
    4. Learn practical musical terms, symbols, and concepts and how to apply them.
      1. Recognize basic music symbols and how to follow the vocal line in a musical score.
      2. Listen to a live vocal performance and learn how to critique vocal artistry, interpretation, presentation and style.
      3. Study differences in vocal performances between classical, musical theater and popular.
      4. Learn basic theater terms, costuming, choreography and use of props and staging.
  
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    MUS 146 - Chorale I

    Credits: 2
    Provides an opportunity for ensemble singing in 2, 3, 4, or more parts. Develops repertoire, musicianship, and proper vocal techniques through reading choral music, extending vocal range, pitch matching, proper practice and performance techniques. Credit may be earned in MUS 146 or MUS 154 but not both.

    Prerequisite(s): None
    Corequisite(s): None
    Lecture Hours: 30 Lab Hours: 0
    Meets MTA Requirement: Humanities
    Pass/NoCredit: Yes

    Outcomes and Objectives
    1. Identify basic music symbols involved in choral reading and how to follow them.
      1. Understand basic music symbols and terms.
      2. Read music in several parts, i.e. 2-part, 3-part, 4-part.
      3. Sing in parts while maintaining independent musical line.
    2. Develop the voice and its relationship to tonal production.
      1. Work with the voice developing range, tonal flexibility, strength and independence.
      2. Read music in different clefs, observing direction of notes in relation to voice.
      3. Work with piano to develop listening and tonal matchng skill.
    3. Apply vocal skills developed in a performance.
      1. Work with choral music in different styles and technical levels.
      2. Rehearse in sectionals to develop strength in individual vocal parts.
      3. Practice good rehearsal and performance techniques.
  
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    MUS 147 - Chorale II

    Credits: 2
    Prerequisites: MUS 146 . Provides a continuing opportunity for ensemble singing in 2, 3, 4, or more parts. Develops repertoire, musicianship, and proper vocal techniques through reading choral music, extending vocal range, pitch matching, proper practice and performance techniques. Credit may be earned in MUS 147 or MUS 155 but not both.

    Prerequisite(s): MUS 146  
    Corequisite(s): None
    Lecture Hours: 30 Lab Hours: 0
    Meets MTA Requirement: Humanities
    Pass/NoCredit: Yes

    Outcomes and Objectives
    1. Identify basic music symbols involved in choral reading and how to follow them.
      1. Understand basic music symbols and terms.
      2. Read music in several parts, i.e. 2-part, 3-part, 4-part. 1C. Sing in parts while maintaining independent musical line.
    2. Develop the voice and its relationship to tonal production.
      1. Work with the voice developing range, tonal flexibility, strength and independence.
      2. Read music in different clefs, observing direction of notes in relation to voice.
      3. Work with piano to develop listening and tonal matchng skill.
    3. Apply vocal skills developed in a performance.
      1. Work with choral music in different styles and technical levels.
      2. Rehearse in sectionals to develop strength in individual vocal parts.
      3. Practice good rehearsal and performance techniques.
  
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    MUS 148 - Chorale III

    Credits: 2
    Provides a continuing opportunity for ensemble singing in 2, 3, 4, or more parts. Develops repertoire, musicianship, and proper vocal techniques through reading choral music, extending vocal range, pitch matching, proper practice and performance techniques. Credit may be earned in MUS 158 or MUS 148 but not both.

    Prerequisite(s): MUS 147  
    Corequisite(s): None
    Lecture Hours: 30 Lab Hours: 0
    Meets MTA Requirement: Humanities
    Pass/NoCredit: Yes

    Outcomes and Objectives
    1. Identify basic music symbols involved in choral reading and how to follow them.
      1. Understand basic music symbols and terms.
      2. Read music in several parts, i.e. 2-part, 3-part, 4-part.
      3. Sing in parts while maintaining independent musical line.
    2. Develop the voice and its relationship to tonal production.
      1. Work with the voice developing range, tonal flexibility, strength and independence.
      2. Read music in different clefs, observing direction of notes in relation to voice.
      3. Work with piano to develop listening and tonal matchng skill.
    3. Apply vocal skills developed in a performance.
      1. Work with choral music in different styles and technical levels.
      2. Rehearse in sectionals to develop strength in individual vocal parts.
      3. Practice good rehearsal and performance techniques.
  
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    MUS 149 - Chorale IV

    Credits: 2
    Provides a continuing opportunity for ensemble singing in 2, 3, 4, or more parts. Develops repertoire, musicianship, and proper vocal techniques through reading choral music, extending vocal range, pitch matching, proper practice and performance techniques.

    Prerequisite(s): MUS 148  
    Corequisite(s): None
    Lecture Hours: 30 Lab Hours: 0
    Meets MTA Requirement: Humanities
    Pass/NoCredit: Yes

    Outcomes and Objectives
    1. Identify basic music symbols involved in choral reading and how to follow them.
      1. Understand basic music symbols and terms.
      2. Read music in several parts, i.e. 2-part, 3-part, 4-part.
      3. Sing in parts while maintaining independent musical line.
    2. Develop the voice and its relationship to tonal production.
      1. Work with the voice developing range, tonal flexibility, strength and independence.
      2. Read music in different clefs, observing direction of notes in relation to voice.
      3. Work with piano to develop listening and tonal matchng skill.
    3. Apply vocal skills developed in a performance.
      1. Work with choral music in different styles and technical levels.
      2. Rehearse in sectionals to develop strength in individual vocal parts.
      3. Practice good rehearsal and performance techniques.
  
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    MUS 155 - Choir II

    Credits: 2
    Provides a continuing opportunity for ensemble singing in 2, 3, 4, or more parts. Develops further repertoire, musicianship, and proper vocal techniques through reading choral music, extending vocal range, pitch matching, proper practice, and performance techniques.

    Prerequisite(s): Permission of instructor.
    Corequisite(s): None
    Lecture Hours: 30 Lab Hours: 0
    Meets MTA Requirement: Humanities
    Pass/NoCredit: Yes

    Outcomes and Objectives
    1. Identify advanced music symbols involved in choral reading and how to follow them.
      1. Understand more advanced musical symbols and terms.
      2. Read music in several parts, i.e., 2-part, 3-part, 4-part.
      3. Sing in parts while maintaining independent musical line.
      4. Recognize ascending and descending intervals both visually and aurally.
    2. Develop further the voice and its relationship to tonal production.
      1. Work with the voice further developing range, tonal flexibility, strength and independence.
      2. Read music in different clefs, observing intervallic steps and skips and repeated phrase patterns both in melody and harmony.
      3. Work with piano to not only hear and match tones, but also begin hearing intervals to facilitate sight reading skills using solfege.
      4. Develop ensemble sound through working with blending and balancing vocal parts.
    3. Apply vocal skills in a performance.
      1. Work with choral music in different styles at a more technical level.
      2. Rehearse in sectionals to continue developing strength in individual vocal parts.
      3. Practice good rehearsal and performance techniques for both formal choral singing and stage movement.
  
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    MUS 171 - Applied Music Piano Minor--Freshman

    Credits: 1
    Private instruction/lessons provided and a minimum number of hours of weekly practice is required. A jury examination will be held at the end of each semester.

    Prerequisite(s): Permission of music department
    Corequisite(s): None
    Lecture Hours: 15 Lab Hours: 0
    Meets MTA Requirement: Humanities
    Pass/NoCredit: No

    Outcomes and Objectives
    1. Develop technical skills.
      1. Play all major scales , 2 octaves, HS/ HT, as 8th notes with the quarter at 60-80.
      2. Play all major triads and inversions.
      3. Play cadence chords in all major keys.
      4. Play white key major arpeggios, 2 octaves, standard fingerings.
    2. Study classical piano repertoire and prepare for performance in jury.
      1. Prepare 3 pieces, memorized, in contrasting styles and from 3 historical periods. Suggested minimum level repertoire:
        1. Bach Minuets, Marches, Polonaises;
        2. Classical Sonatinas by Clementi, Kuhlau, Haydn, Beethoven; 19th or 20th century pieces by Schumann, Chopin, Mendelssohn, Bartok, Kabelevsky, or similar.
    3. Perform for piano jury evaluation at end of semester.
      1. Play scales, chords, and arpeggios in 2-3 keys.
      2. Play 2 pieces, at least 1 memorized.
  
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    MUS 172 - Applied Music Piano Minor--Freshman

    Credits: 1
    Private instruction/lessons provided and a minimum number of hours of weekly practice is required. A jury examination will be held at the end of each semester.

    Prerequisite(s): Permission of music department
    Corequisite(s): None
    Lecture Hours: 15 Lab Hours: 0
    Meets MTA Requirement: Humanities
    Pass/NoCredit: No

    Outcomes and Objectives
    1. Develop technical skills.
      1. Play all major and white key minor scales, 2 octaves, as 8th notes with quarter at 60-80, HT.
      2. Play minor triads and inversions, HS/HT.
      3. Play I-IV-I-V-V7-I cadences for all major keys.
      4. Play all major and white key minor arpeggios, 2 octaves, HS/HT.
    2. Study classical piano repertoire and prepare for performance in jury.
      1. Prepare 3 pieces, memorized, in contrasting styles and from 3 historical periods.
      2. Know the Repertoire: same as MUS 171 for minimum; also suggested, Classics to Modern #17 or 27, Bastien Literature 1 & 2, or similar.
      3. Prepare 1 or more technical etudes.
    3. 3. Perform for piano jury evaluation at end of semester.
      1. Play scales, chords, and arpeggios in 2-3 keys.
      2. Play 2 pieces, both memorized.
  
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    MUS 173 - Applied Music Instrumental Minor--Freshman

    Credits: 1
    Private instruction/lessons provided and a minimum number of hours of weekly practice is required. A jury examination will be held at the end of each semester.

    Prerequisite(s): Permission of music department
    Corequisite(s): None
    Lecture Hours: 15 Lab Hours: 0
    Meets MTA Requirement: Humanities
    Pass/NoCredit: No

    Outcomes and Objectives
    1. Produce an idiomatic tone and technique at the foundational level.
      1. Woodwinds, Brass, and Strings;
        1. Study at least one Baroque selection.
        2. Study at least one Classical or Romantic selection.
        3. Study at least one Romantic or 20th Century piece.
    2. Demonstrate musical expression at the foundational level.
      1. Percussion
        1. Demonstrate foundational snare rudiments
        2. Demonstrate bass drum
      2. Organ
        1. Introduce pedal and manual exercises
        2. Introduce at least 2 manual pieces
        3. Introduce at least 1 piece with pedals
  
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    MUS 174 - Applied Music Instrumental Minor--Freshman

    Credits: 1
    Private instruction/lessons provided and a minimum number of hours of weekly practice is required. A jury examination will be held at the end of each semester.

    Prerequisite(s): Permission of music department
    Corequisite(s): None
    Lecture Hours: 15 Lab Hours: 0
    Meets MTA Requirement: Humanities
    Pass/NoCredit: No

    Outcomes and Objectives
    1. Produce an idiomatic tone and technique at the basic level.
      1. Woodwinds, Brass, and Strings;
        1. Study tones at various dynamic levels
        2. Memorize chromatic scale in a variety of articulations (or bowings)
        3. Identify major arpeggios- C, F, Bb, Eb, G, D, A connected and separated with 8th notes at 100 for full range.
    2. Demonstrate musical expression at the basic level.
      1.  
        1. Demonstrate at least one Baroque selection studied
        2. Demonstrate at lest one Classical or Romantic
        3. Demonstrate at least one Romantic or 20th Century
      2. Percussion
        1. Demonstrate intermediate sticking
        2. Demonstrate Timpani
      3. Organ
        1. Demonstrate manual and pedal exercises
        2. Demonstrate at least 2 manual pieces
        3. Demonstrate at least 2 pieces with pedal
  
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    MUS 175 - Applied Music Voice Minor--Freshman

    Credits: 1
    Develops the voice through repertoire, proper vocal techniques, warm-ups to extend vocal range and pitch matching, and works on proper practice and performance techniques.

    Prerequisite(s): Permission of music department.
    Corequisite(s): None
    Lecture Hours: 15 Lab Hours: 0
    Meets MTA Requirement: Humanities
    Pass/NoCredit: Yes

    Outcomes and Objectives
    1. Identify music symbols involved in vocal reading and how to follow them.
      1. Understand musical symbols and terms.
      2. Sing while maintaining an independent vocal line from the musical accompaniment.
      3. Recognize ascending and descending intervals both visually and aurally.
    2. Develop the voice and its relationship to tonal production.
      1. Work with the voice developing range, tonal flexibility, strength and independence.
      2. Read music observing intervallic steps and skips and repeated melodic phrase patterns.
      3. Work with piano to not only hear and match tones, but also begin hearing intervals to facilitate sight reading skills using solfege.
      4. Work on artistry and musicianship through use of dynamics, ritardando, accelerando, rubato, tacets, etc.
    3. Apply vocal skills in a performance.
      1. Work with music in different styles.
      2. Rehearse to develop strength in vocal interpretation and presence.
      3. Practice good rehearsal and performance techniques for both classical and popular vocal music.
  
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    MUS 176 - Applied Music Voice Minor--Freshman

    Credits: 1
    Private instruction/lessons provided and a minimum number of hours of weekly practice is required. A jury examination will be held at the end of each semester.

    Prerequisite(s): Permission of music department
    Corequisite(s): None
    Lecture Hours: 15 Lab Hours: 0
    Meets MTA Requirement: Humanities
    Pass/NoCredit: No

  
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    MUS 181 - Applied Music Piano Major--Freshman

    Credits: 2
    Private instruction/lessons provided and a minimum number of hours of weekly practice is required. A jury examination will be held at the end of each semester.

    Prerequisite(s): Permission of music department
    Corequisite(s): None
    Lecture Hours: 30 Lab Hours: 0
    Meets MTA Requirement: Humanities
    Pass/NoCredit: No

    Outcomes and Objectives
    1. Develop technical skills.
      1. Play all major scales, 2 octaves, HS/HT, as 8th notes with the quarter at 80-100.
      2. Play all major and minor triads and inversions.
      3. Play I-IV-I-V-V7-I cadences for all major keys.
      4. Play all major arpeggios, 2 octaves, standard fingerings.
    2. Study classical piano repertoire and prepare for performance in jury.
      1. Prepare 3 pieces, memorized , in contrasting styles and from 3 different historical periods.
      2. Prepare 1-2 technical etudes.
      3. Know Repertoire minimum level: Bach Minuets, Marches, Polonaises; Classical Sonatinas by Clementi, Kuhlau, Haydn, Beethoven; 19th or 20th Century pieces by Schumann, Chopin, Mendelssohn, Bartok, abalevsky, and similar.
    3. Perform for piano jury evaluation at end of semester.
      1. Play scales, chords, and arpeggios in 3-4 keys.
      2. Play 3 memorized pieces, 1 may be an etude.
  
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    MUS 182 - Applied Music Piano Major--Freshman

    Credits: 2
    Private instruction/lessons provided and a minimum number of hours of weekly practice is required. A jury examination will be held at the end of each semester.

    Prerequisite(s): Permission of music department
    Corequisite(s): None
    Lecture Hours: 30 Lab Hours: 0
    Meets MTA Requirement: Humanities
    Pass/NoCredit: No

    Outcomes and Objectives
    1. Develop technical skills.
      1. Play all major and minor scales, 2 octaves, HT, as 8th notes with the quarter at 88-112.
      2. Play I-IV-I-V-V7-I cadences for all minor keys.
      3. Play cadence chords in all major keys-root in bass, rh. 3-voice close position in three positions (I in root position, I in 1st inversion, I in 2nd inversion.)
      4. Play all major and minor arpeggios, 3 octaves, as 8th note triplets with the quarter at 66-84.
    2. Study classical piano repertoire and prepare for performance in jury.
      1. Prepare 1-2 technical etudes.
      2. Prepare 3 pieces, memorized, in contrasting styles and from 3 historical periods.
      3. Know repertoire: (minimum level same as MUS 181) Bach Little Preludes & Fugues or 2-Part Inventions or similar by other Baroque composer; Mozart or Haydn Sonata movement; Intermediate to Late intermediate Romantic and 20th Century literature (e.g., Chopin Waltzes, Khatchaturian Sonatina, Schubert Waltzes, Mendelssohn songs without words, Classics to Modern #37)
  
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    MUS 183 - Applied Music Instrumental Major--Freshman

    Credits: 2
    Private instruction/lessons provided and a minimum number of hours of weekly practice is required. A jury examination will be held at the end of each semester.

    Prerequisite(s): Permission of music department
    Corequisite(s): None
    Lecture Hours: 30 Lab Hours: 0
    Meets MTA Requirement: Humanities
    Pass/NoCredit: No

    Outcomes and Objectives
    1. Demonstrate foundational tonal and technical performance skills (Woodwinds, Brass, and Strings).
      1. Demonstrate basic vibrato
      2. Demonstrate wide dynamic control on chromatic scale throughout range of instrument
      3. Memorize chromatic scale full range of instrument
      4. Memorize all major scales in various articulations, full range of instrument. Work toward 16th notes at quarter note=100.
    2. Demonstrate a foundational level of stylistic interpretation.
      1. Woodwinds, Brass, and Strings:
        1. Demonstrate 1-2 selections from the Baroque or Classical
        2. Demonstrate 1-2 selections from the Classical or Romantic
        3. Demonstrate 1-2 selections from the Romantic or 20th Century
        4. Demonstrate 1 extensive unaccompanied etude
      2. Percussion:
        1. Identify basic snare rudiments
        2. Introduce bass drum/cymbal technique
      3. Organ:
        1. Learn manual and pedal exercises
        2. Know at least 2 manual selections
        3. Know at least 2 selections with pedals
  
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    MUS 184 - Applied Music Instrumental Major--Freshman

    Credits: 2
    Private instruction/lessons provided and a minimum number of hours of weekly practice is required. A jury examination will be held at the end of each semester.

    Prerequisite(s): Permission of music department
    Corequisite(s): None
    Lecture Hours: 30 Lab Hours: 0
    Meets MTA Requirement: Humanities
    Pass/NoCredit: No

    Outcomes and Objectives
    1. Demonstrate basic tonal and technical performance skills. (Woodwinds, Brass, Strings)
      1. Demonstrate tonal studies at various dynamics, intonation, breath control lip slurs (brass), positions (strings).
      2. Attempt (depending upon available instrumentation) to play chamber music.
      3. Know all major arpeggios, memorized, full range of instrument, in several articulations, working toward 8th notes with quarter note=120.
    2. Demonstrate a basic level of stylistic interpretation.
      1. Demonstrate at least 5 pieces studied from the following choices (Woodwinds, Brass, and Strings):
        1. 1-2 from Baroque or Classical
        2. 1-2 from Classical or Romantic
        3. 1-2 from Romantic or 20th Century
        4. Continuing study of etudes
      2. (Percussion):
        1. Demonstrate advanced sticking
        2. Demonstrate Timpani
        3. Demonstr ate bass drum and cymbals techniques
      3. (Organ):
        1. Demonstrate continued manual and pedal exercises
        2. Demonstrate at least 1 manual selection
        3. Demonstrate at least 3 selections with pedal.
        4. Demonstrate at l east 2 hymns/service selections with pedal
  
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    MUS 185 - Applied Music Voice Major--Freshman

    Credits: 2
    Private instruction/lessons provided and a minimum number of hours of weekly practice is required. A jury examination will be held at the end of each semester.

    Prerequisite(s): Permission of music department
    Corequisite(s): None
    Lecture Hours: 30 Lab Hours: 0
    Meets MTA Requirement: Humanities
    Pass/NoCredit: No

  
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    MUS 186 - Applied Music Voice Major--Freshman

    Credits: 2
    Private instruction/lessons provided and a minimum number of hours of weekly practice is required. A jury examination will be held at the end of each semester.

    Prerequisite(s): Permission of music department
    Corequisite(s): None
    Lecture Hours: 30 Lab Hours: 0
    Meets MTA Requirement: Humanities
    Pass/NoCredit: No

  
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    MUS 190 - Chamber Choir I

    Credits: 2
    Specializes in performing literature of various musical periods and genre that is appropriate for small chamber vocal ensembles. Emphasizes the further learning and development of music reading skills, performance practices, listening skills, knowledge of choral literature and healthy singing techniques. Credit may be earned in MUS190 or MUS164 but not both.

    Prerequisite(s): Audition and instructor permission
    Corequisite(s): None
    Lecture Hours: 30 Lab Hours: 0
    Meets MTA Requirement: Humanities
    Pass/NoCredit: Yes

    Outcomes and Objectives
    1. Demonstrate ability to adjust to diverse demands in vocal technique.
      1. Improve vocal intonation and tuning.
      2. Enhance vocal performance through quick response to musical signs and symbols.
      3. Increase awareness of different singing styles and interpretations, particularly a cappella (unaccompanied) ensemble singing.
    2. Demonstrates development of vocal range and flexibility through study and performance of advanced choral literatur.
      1. Improve ability to sustain notes through breath control and vocal technique.
      2. Strengthen the voice with increased range and tonal flexibility.
      3. Improve sight reading abilities within specific clefs relating to voice type.
      4. Improve performance through use of posture and breathing techniques.
      5. Employ healthy singing habits to performance and practice.
    3. Demonstrates development of and improvement of learned vocal skills through increasingly varied and advanced performance practices.
      1. Employ appropriate vocal technique by understanding the concept of ensemble singing.
      2. Demonstrate both rehearsal and concert etiquette.
      3. Attend assigned rehearsals (including dress rehearsal) culminating in one or more performances of the choral works learned.
      4. Perform increasingly diverse styles of music from various music periods and genres.
  
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    MUS 191 - Chamber Choir II

    Credits: 2
    Provides a continuing opportunity to perform literature of various musical periods and genre that are appropriate for small chamber vocal ensembles. Emphasizes the further learning and development of music reading skills, performance practices, listening skills, knowledge of choral literature and healthy singing techniques. Credit may be earned in MUS 191 or MUS165 but not both.

    Prerequisite(s): MUS 190   Audition and instructor permission
    Corequisite(s): None
    Lecture Hours: 30 Lab Hours: 0
    Meets MTA Requirement: Humanities
    Pass/NoCredit: Yes

    Outcomes and Objectives
    1. Demonstrate ability to adjust to diverse demands in vocal technique objectives.
      1. Improve vocal intonation and tuning.
      2. Enhance vocal performance through quick response to musical signs and symbols.
      3. Increase awareness of different singing styles and interpretations, particularly a cappella (unaccompanied) ensemble singing.
    2. Demonstrate development of vocal range and flexibility through study and performance of advanced choral literature.
      1. Improve ability to sustain notes through breath control and vocal technique.
      2. Strengthen the voice with increased range and tonal flexibility.
      3. Improve sight reading abilities within specific clefs relating to voice type.
      4. Improve performance through use of posture and breathing techniques.
      5. Employ healthy singing habits to performance and practice.
    3. Demonstrate development and improvement of learned vocal skills through increasingly varied and advanced performance practices
      1. Employ appropriate vocal technique by understanding the concept of ensemble singing.
      2. Demonstrate both rehearsal and concert etiquette.
      3. Attend assigned rehearsals (including dress rehearsal) culminating in one or more performances of the choral works learned.
      4. Perform increasingly diverse styles of music from various music periods and genres.
  
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    MUS 192 - Chamber Choir III

    Credits: 2
    Provides a continuing opportunity to perform literature of various musical periods and genre that are appropriate for small chamber vocal ensembles. Emphasizes the further learning and development of music reading skills, performance practices, listening skills, knowledge of choral literature and healthy singing techniques.

    Prerequisite(s): MUS 191   Audition and instructor permission
    Corequisite(s): None
    Lecture Hours: 30 Lab Hours: 0
    Meets MTA Requirement: Humanities
    Pass/NoCredit: Yes

    Outcomes and Objectives
    1. Demonstrate ability to adjust to diverse demands in vocal technique objectives.
      1. Improve vocal intonation and tuning.
      2. Enhance vocal performance through quick response to musical signs and symbols.
      3. Increase awareness of different singing styles and interpretations, particularly a cappella (unaccompanied) ensemble singing.
    2. Demonstrate development of vocal range and flexibility through study and performance of advanced choral literature.
      1. Improve ability to sustain notes through breath control and vocal technique.
      2. Strengthen the voice with increased range and tonal flexibility.
      3. Improve sight reading abilities within specific clefs relating to voice type.
      4. Improve performance through use of posture and breathing techniques.
      5. Employ healthy singing habits to performance and practice.
    3. Demonstrate development of and improvement of learned vocal skills through increasingly varied and advanced performance practices.
      1. Employ appropriate vocal technique by understanding the concept of ensemble singing.
      2. Demonstrate both rehearsal and concert etiquette.
      3. Attend assigned rehearsals (including dress rehearsal) culminating in one or more performances of the choral works learned.
      4. Perform increasingly diverse styles of music from various music periods and genres.
  
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    MUS 193 - Chamber Choir IV

    Credits: 2
    Provides a continuing opportunity to perform literature of various musical periods and genres that are appropriate for small chamber vocal ensembles. Emphasizes the further learning and development of music reading skills, performance practices, listening skills, knowledge of choral literature and healthy singing techniques.

    Prerequisite(s): MUS 192   Audition and instructor permission
    Corequisite(s): None
    Lecture Hours: 30 Lab Hours: 0
    Meets MTA Requirement: Humanities
    Pass/NoCredit: Yes

    Outcomes and Objectives
    1. Demonstrate ability to adjust to diverse demands in vocal technique obectives.
      1. Improve vocal intonation and tuning.
      2. Enhance vocal performance through quick response to musical signs and symbols.
      3. Increase awareness of different singing styles and interpretations, particularly a cappella (unaccompanied) ensemble singing.
    2. Demonstrate development of vocal range and flexibility through study and performance of advanced choral literature.
      1. Improve ability to sustain notes through breath control and vocal technique.
      2. Strengthen the voice with increased range and tonal flexibility.
      3. Improve sight reading abilities within specific clefs relating to voice type.
      4. Improve performance through use of posture and breathing techniques.
      5. Employ healthy singing habits to performance and practice.
    3. Demonstrate development of and improvement of learned vocal skills through increasingly varied and advanced performance practices.
      1. Employ appropriate vocal technique by understanding the concept of ensemble singing.
      2. Demonstrate both rehearsal and concert etiquette.
      3. Attend assigned rehearsals (including dress rehearsal) culminating in one or more. Performances of the choral works learned.
      4. Perform increasingly diverse styles of music from various music periods and genres.
  
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    MUS 194 - Jazz Singers I

    Credits: 2
    Specializes in performing literature of various musical styles related to Jazz, Pop, Blues, Rock, and other popular genres. Develops a knowledge base of choral literature and performance practices as related to Jazz and Pop choral styles. Credit may be earned in MUS 194 or MUS 156 but not both.

    Prerequisite(s): Audition and instructor permission
    Corequisite(s): None
    Lecture Hours: 30 Lab Hours: 0
    Meets MTA Requirement: Humanities
    Pass/NoCredit: Yes

    Outcomes and Objectives
    1. Demonstrates development of vocal technique as it relates specifically to vocal jazz/pop choral singing.
      1. Develop listening skills as they relate to harmonization within a small jazz vocal group.
      2. Enhance vocal performance through quick response to musical signs and symbols as they relate to jazz/pop/rock/blues ensemble singing.
      3. Increase awareness of different singing styles and interpretations across the pop music spectrum.
    2. Demonstrates development of vocal range and flexibility through study and performance of jazz/pop choral literature.
      1. Improve ability to sustain notes through breath control and jazz vocal technique.
      2. Strengthen the voice with increased range and tonal flexibility in jazz and related genre.
      3. Improve sight reading abilities within specific clefs relating to voice type in jazz and related genre.
      4. Improve performance through use of posture and breathing techniques.
      5. Employ choreography in jazz/pop choral performance.
      6. Employ healthy singing habits to performance and practice as it relates to jazz/pop styles.
    3. Demonstrates development of and improvement of learned vocal skills through increasingly varied and advanced performance practices of jazz and popular literature.
      1. Employ appropriate vocal technique by understanding the concept of jazz/pop ensemble singing.
      2. Demonstrate both rehearsal and concert etiquette as it relates to jazz/pop choral singing.
      3. Attend assigned rehearsals (including dress rehearsal) culminating in one or more performances of the jazz/pop choral works learned.
      4. Perform increasingly diverse styles of jazz/pop music from contemporary composers.
  
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    MUS 195 - Jazz Singers II

    Credits: 2
    Provides a continuing opportunity to perform literature of various musical styles related to Jazz, Pop, Blues, Rock, and other popular genres. Develops a knowledge base of choral literature and performance practices as related to Jazz and Pop choral styles. Credit may be earned in MUS 195 or MUS 157 but not both.

    Prerequisite(s): MUS 194   Audition and instructor permission
    Corequisite(s): None
    Lecture Hours: 30 Lab Hours: 0
    Meets MTA Requirement: Humanities
    Pass/NoCredit: Yes

    Outcomes and Objectives
    1. Demonstrate development of vocal technique as it relates specifically to vocal jazz/pop choral singing.
      1. Develop listening skills as they relate to harmonization within a small jazz vocal grou.p
      2. Enhance vocal performance through quick response to musical signs and symbols as they relate to jazz/pop/rock/blues ensemble singing.
      3. Increase awareness of different singing styles and interpretations across the pop music spectrum.
    2. Demonstrate development of vocal range and flexibility through study and performance of jazz/pop choral literature.
      1. Improve ability to sustain notes through breath control and jazz vocal technique.
      2. Strengthen the voice with increased range and tonal flexibility in jazz and related genre.
      3. Improve sight reading abilities within specific clefs relating to voice type in jazz and related genre.
      4. Improve performance through use of posture and breathing techniques.
      5. Employ choreography in jazz/pop choral performance.
      6. Employ healthy singing habits to performance and practice as it relates to jazz/pop styles.
    3. Demonstrate development of and improvement of learned vocal skills through increasingly varied and advanced performance practices of jazz and popular literature.
      1. Employ appropriate vocal technique by understanding the concept of jazz/pop ensemble singing.
      2. Demonstrate both rehearsal and concert etiquette as it relates to jazz/pop choral singing.
      3. Attend assigned rehearsals (including dress rehearsal) culminating in one or more performances of the jazz/pop choral works learned.
      4. Perform increasingly diverse styles of jazz/pop music from contemporary composers.
  
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    MUS 196 - Jazz Singers III

    Credits: 2
    Provides a continuing opportunity to perform literature of various musical styles related to Jazz, Pop, Blues, Rock, and other popular genres. Develops a knowledge base of choral literature and performance practices as related to Jazz and Pop choral styles.  Credit may be earned in MUS 196 or MUS 256 but not both.

    Prerequisite(s): MUS 195   Audition and instructor permission
    Corequisite(s): None
    Lecture Hours: 30 Lab Hours: 0
    Meets MTA Requirement: Humanities
    Pass/NoCredit: Yes

    Outcomes and Objectives
    1. Demonstrate development of vocal technique as it relates specifically to vocal jazz/pop choral singing.
      1. Develop listening skills as they relate to harmonization within a small jazz vocal group.
      2. Enhance vocal performance through quick response to musical signs and symbols as they relate to jazz/pop/rock/blues ensemble singing.
      3. Increase awareness of different singing styles and interpretations across the pop music spectrum.
    2. Develop vocal range and flexibility through study and performance of jazz/pop choral literature
      1. Improve ability to sustain notes through breath control and jazz vocal technique.
      2. Strengthen the voice with increased range and tonal flexibility in jazz and related genre.
      3. Improve sight reading abilities within specific clefs relating to voice type in jazz and related genre.
      4. Improve performance through use of posture and breathing techniques.
      5. Employ choreography in jazz/pop choral performance.
      6. Employ healthy singing habits to performance and practice as it relates to jazz/pop styles.
    3. Demonstrate development of and improvement of learned vocal skills through increasingly varied and advanced performance practices of jazz and popular literature.
      1. Employ appropriate vocal technique by understanding the concept of jazz/pop ensemble singin.
      2. Demonstrate both rehearsal and concert etiquette as it relates to jazz/pop choral singing.
      3. Attend assigned rehearsals (including dress rehearsal) culminating in one or more performances of the jazz/pop choral works learned.
      4. Perform increasingly diverse styles of jazz/pop music from contemporary composers.
  
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    MUS 197 - Jazz Singers IV

    Credits: 2
    Provides a continuing opportunity to perform literature of various musical styles related to Jazz, Pop, Blues, Rock, and other popular genres. Develops a knowledge base of choral literature and performance practices as related to Jazz and Pop choral styles.

    Prerequisite(s): MUS 196   Audition and instructor permission
    Corequisite(s): None
    Lecture Hours: 30 Lab Hours: 0
    Meets MTA Requirement: Humanities
    Pass/NoCredit: Yes

    Outcomes and Objectives
    1. Demonstrate development of vocal technique as it relates specifically to vocal jazz/pop choral singing.
      1. Develop listening skills as they relate to harmonization within a small jazz vocal group.
      2. Enhance vocal performance through quick response to musical signs and symbols as they relate to jazz/pop/rock/blues ensemble singing.
      3. Increase awareness of different singing styles and interpretations across the pop music spectrum.
    2. Demonstrate development of vocal range and flexibility through study and performance of jazz/pop choral literature.
      1. Improve ability to sustain notes through breath control and jazz vocal technique.
      2. Strengthen the voice with increased range and tonal flexibility in jazz and related genre.
      3. Improve sight reading abilities within specific clefs relating to voice type in jazz and related genre.
      4. Improve performance through use of posture and breathing techniques.
      5. Employ choreography in jazz/pop choral performance.
      6. Employ healthy singing habits to performance and practice as it relates to jazz/pop styles
    3. Demonstrate development of and improvement of learned vocal skills through increasingly varied and advanced performance practices of jazz and popular literature.
      1. Employ appropriate vocal technique by understanding the concept of jazz/pop ensemble singing.
      2. Demonstrate both rehearsal and concert etiquette as it relates to jazz/pop choral singing.
      3. Attend assigned rehearsals (including dress rehearsal) culminating in one or more performances of the jazz/pop choral works learned.
      4. Perform increasingly diverse styles of jazz/pop music from contemporary composers
  
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    MUS 240 - Guitar Ensemble

    Credits: 2
    Performs as a member of a guitar ensemble using proper tone and technique to create meaningful artistic interpretations of the music. Reads music effectively and understands a musical score. Communicates effectively with other musicians in a group setting. Course designed for guitarists who have experience with classical guitar technique and music reading skills.

    Prerequisite(s): MUS 135  or MUS 137  with minimum grade of "C"
    Corequisite(s): None
    Lecture Hours: 30 Lab Hours: 0
    Meets MTA Requirement: Humanities
    Pass/NoCredit: No

    Outcomes and Objectives
    1. Demonstrate proper classical guitar tone and technique.
      1. Demonstrate various basic guitar techniques such as scales, arpeggios, and slurs effectively.
      2. Perform basic guitar compositions utilizing a variety of timbres on guitar.
    2. Demonstrate effective reading of guitar music.
      1. Perform several short pieces of polyphonic guitar music.
      2. Complete a basic guitar notation assignment.
    3. Perform as a member of a musical ensemble.
      1. Listen to and communicate with others in ensemble via musical sounds.
      2. Keep rhythmic time and perform the proper notes of a composition.
      3. Perform with proper dynamics and expressive devices.
  
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    MUS 271 - Applied Music Piano Minor--Sophomore

    Credits: 1
    Private instruction/lessons provided and a minimum number of hours of weekly practice is required. A jury examination will be held at the end of each semester.

    Prerequisite(s): Permission of music department
    Corequisite(s): None
    Lecture Hours: 15 Lab Hours: 0
    Meets MTA Requirement: Humanities
    Pass/NoCredit: No

    Outcomes and Objectives
    1. Develop technical skills.
      1. Play all major scales, 4 octaves, HT, as 8th notes with the quarter at 80-100.
      2. Play all minor scales, 2 octaves, HS/HT, as 8th notes with the quarter at 60-80.
      3. Play all major and minor triads and inversions.
      4. Play I-IV-I-V-V7-I cadences in minor keys.
      5. Play arpeggios in all major and minor keys, 3 octaves as triplet 8ths, with the quarter at 52056.
    2. Study classical piano repertoire and prepare for performance in jury.
      1. Prepare 1 or more technical etudes.
      2. Prepare 3 pieces (at least 2 memorized), in contrasting styles, from 3 different periods.
      3. Know the repertoire suggest level: Classics to Modern #37, Bastien Literature II or III, or similar.
    3. Perform for piano jury evaluation at end of semester.
      1. Play scales, chords, and arpeggios in 2 major and 2 minor keys.
      2. Play 3 pieces (2 memorized), one may be an etude.
  
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    MUS 272 - Applied Music Piano Minor--Sophomore

    Credits: 1
    Private instruction/lessons provided and a minimum number of hours of weekly practice is required. A jury examination will be held at the end of each semester.

    Prerequisite(s): Permission of music department
    Corequisite(s): None
    Lecture Hours: 15 Lab Hours: 0
    Meets MTA Requirement: Humanities
    Pass/NoCredit: No

    Outcomes and Objectives
    1. Develop technical skills.
      1. Play all major and minor scales, 4 octaves, HT, as 16th notes with the quarter at 66-80.
      2. Play cadence chords in all major keys-root in bass, rh. 3-voice close position in three positions (I in root position, I in 1st inversion , I in 2nd inversion).
      3. Play arpeggios in all major and minor keys, 3 octaves as triplet 8ths, with the quarter at 52-66.
    2. Study classical piano repertoire and prepare for performance in jury.
      1. Prepare 1 or more technical etudes.
      2. Prepare 3 pieces (at least 2 memorized), in contrasting styles, from 3 different periods.
      3. Repertoire suggested level-Classics to Modern #37, Bastien Literature II or III, or similar.
    3. Perform for piano jury evaluation at end of semester.
      1. Play two minor scales, 2 cadences as indicated, and 2 arpeggios.
      2. Play 3 pieces (2 memorized), one may be an etude.
  
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    MUS 273 - Applied Music Instrumental Minor Sophomore

    Credits: 1
    Private instruction/lessons provided and a minimum number of hours of weekly practice is required. A jury examination will be held at the end of each semester.

    Prerequisite(s): Permission of music department
    Corequisite(s): None
    Lecture Hours: 15 Lab Hours: 0
    Meets MTA Requirement: Humanities
    Pass/NoCredit: No

    Outcomes and Objectives
    1. Produce an idiomatic tone and technique at the intermediate level (Woodwinds, Brass, and String).
      1. Identify tone studies in diatonic thirds in C, F, Bb, Eb, G, D, A
      2. Know all harmonic minor scales at moderate speed
    2. Demonstrate musical expression at the intermediate level.
      1. Woodwinds, Brass, and Strings:
        1. Know at least 2 selections from the Renaissance through the Romantic periods.
        2. Know at least 1 selection from the Romantic or 20th century.
      2. Percussion:
        1. Introduced to mallet percussion
        2. Learn variety of traps
      3. Organ:
        1. Continue manual and pedal exercises
        2. Demonstrate at least 2 pieces with pedal
        3. Demonstrate at least 2 hymns/service selections with pedal
  
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    MUS 274 - Applied Music Instrumental Minor--Sophomore

    Credits: 1
    Private instruction/lessons provided and a minimum number of hours of weekly practice is required. A jury examination will be held at the end of each semester.

    Prerequisite(s): Permission of music department
    Corequisite(s): None
    Lecture Hours: 15 Lab Hours: 0
    Meets MTA Requirement: Humanities
    Pass/NoCredit: No

    Outcomes and Objectives
    1. Produce idiomatic tone and technique at the advanced level (Woodwinds, Brass, and Strings).
      1. Know tone studies
      2. Attempt chamber group selections as instrumentation is available
      3. Study listening examples
    2. Demonstrate musical expression at the advanced level.
      1. Woodwinds, Brass, and Strings:
        1. Demonstrate 1-2 selections from the Renaissance through the Classical
        2. Demonstrate 1-2 selections from the Romantic or 20th Century
        3. Demonstrate 1-2 extensive etudes for expression, technique, articulation (or bowing)
        4. Make an effort to memorize at least one selection or etude
      2. Percussion:
        1. Study intermediate mallet keyboard
      3. Organ:
        1. Demonstrate pedal scales; manual scales as needed
        2. Demonstrate at least 3 selections with pedal
        3. Demonstrate at least 2 hymns/service selections with pedal
        4. Demonstrate at least 2 service selections
        5. Prepare a short paper on organ registration
  
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    MUS 275 - Applied Music Voice Minor--Sophomore

    Credits: 1
    Private instruction/lessons provided and a minimum number of hours of weekly practice is required. A jury examination will be held at the end of each semester.

    Prerequisite(s): Permission of music department
    Corequisite(s): None
    Lecture Hours: 15 Lab Hours: 0
    Meets MTA Requirement: Humanities
    Pass/NoCredit: No

  
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    MUS 276 - Applied Music Voice Minor--Sophomore

    Credits: 1
    Private instruction/lessons provided and a minimum number of hours of weekly practice is required. A jury examination will be held at the end of each semester.

    Prerequisite(s): Permission of music department
    Corequisite(s): None
    Lecture Hours: 15 Lab Hours: 0
    Meets MTA Requirement: Humanities
    Pass/NoCredit: No

  
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    MUS 281 - Applied Music Piano Major--Sophomore

    Credits: 2
    Private instruction/lessons provided and a minimum number of hours of weekly practice is required. A jury examination will be held at the end of each semester.

    Prerequisite(s): None
    Corequisite(s): None
    Lecture Hours: 30 Lab Hours: 0
    Meets MTA Requirement: Humanities
    Pass/NoCredit: No

    Outcomes and Objectives
    1. Develop technical skills.
      1. Play all major scales, 4 octaves, HT, as 16th notes with the quarter at 80-100.
      2. Play all minor scales, 4 octaves, HT, as 16th notes with the quarter at 72-88.
      3. Play all major octave chords and inversions.
      4. Play cadence chords in all major keys-root in bass, rh. in 3-voice close position in three positions (I in root position, I in 1st inversion, I in 2nd inversion).
      5. Play all major and minor arpeggios, 4 octaves, as 16th notes with the quarter at 60-80.
    2. Study classical piano repertoire and prepare for performance in jury.
      1. Prepare 1-2 technical etudes.
      2. Prepare 3 pieces, memorized, in contrasting styles and from 3 different historical periods.
      3. Know the repertoire recommended level: Bach Inventions, Sinfonias, Little Preludes and Fugues, WTC Preludes and Fugues; Sonata movements by Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven; Advanced Romantic and 20th Century literature.
    3. Perform for piano jury evaluation at end of semester.
      1. Play scales, chords and arpeggios in 2 major and 2 minor keys.
      2. Play 3 memorized pieces from repertoire list.
  
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    MUS 282 - Applied Music Piano Major--Sophomore

    Credits: 2
    Private instruction/lessons provided and a minimum number of hours of weekly practice is required. A jury examination will be held at the end of each semester.

    Prerequisite(s): Permission of music department
    Corequisite(s): None
    Lecture Hours: 30 Lab Hours: 0
    Meets MTA Requirement: Humanities
    Pass/NoCredit: No

  
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    MUS 283 - Applied Music Instrumental Major--Sophomore

    Credits: 2
    Private instruction/lessons provided and a minimum number of hours of weekly practice is required. A jury examination will be held at the end of each semester.

    Prerequisite(s): Permission of music department
    Corequisite(s): None
    Lecture Hours: 30 Lab Hours: 0
    Meets MTA Requirement: Humanities
    Pass/NoCredit: No

    Outcomes and Objectives
    1. Demonstrate intermediate tonal and technical proficiencies.
      1. Woodwinds, Brass, and Strings
        1. Continue tonal studies.
        2. Memorize all harmonic scales in various articulations.
    2. Demonstrate an intermediate level of stylistic interpretation.
      1. Woodwinds, Brass, and Strings: Demonstrate at least 5 pieces studied (may include transcriptions).
        1. 1-2 from Renaissance or Baroque
        2. 1-2 from Classical
        3. 1-2 from Romantic or 20th century
        4. Continue study of etudes
      2. Percussion:
        1. Know basic mallet keyboard studies
        2. Know trap studies
      3. Organ:
        1. Identify pedal and manual scales
        2. Demonstrate at least 1 manual selection
        3. Demonstrate at least 3 pieces with pedal
        4. Demonstrate at least 2 hymns/service selections
        5. Demonstrate at least 2 hymns with pedal
  
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    MUS 284 - Applied Music Instrumental Major--Sophomore

    Credits: 2
    Private instruction/lessons provided and a minimum number of hours of weekly practice is required. A jury examination will be held at the end of each semester.

    Prerequisite(s): Permission of music department
    Corequisite(s): None
    Lecture Hours: 30 Lab Hours: 0
    Meets MTA Requirement: Humanities
    Pass/NoCredit: No

    Outcomes and Objectives
    1. Demonstrate advanced tonal and technical performance skills (Woodwinds, Brass, and Strings).
      1. Continue study of tone
      2. Know chamber music as instrumentation allows.
      3. Know all minor arpeggios, memorized, in various articulations, moderate speed.
    2. Demonstrate an advanced level of stylistic interpretation.
      1. Woodwinds, Brass, and Strings:
        1. Demonstrate 3-4 selections studied from any period (Renaissance through 20th century).
        2. Demonstrate 2-3 concert etudes (for phrasing, expression, musicality).
        3. Memorize at least one of the above selections or etudes.
      2. Percussion:
        1. Study advanced mallet keyboard
      3. Organ:
        1. Know pedal and manual scales.
        2. Write a short research paper on organ mechanics and organ registration.
        3. Demonstrate 4 or more hymn/service selections.
        4. Demonstrate 4 or more selections with pedal.
  
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    MUS 285 - Applied Music Voice Major--Sophomore

    Credits: 2
    Private instruction/lessons provided and a minimum number of hours of weekly practice is required. A jury examination will be held at the end of each semester.

    Prerequisite(s): Permission of music department
    Corequisite(s): None
    Lecture Hours: 30 Lab Hours: 0
    Meets MTA Requirement: Humanities
    Pass/NoCredit: No

  
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    MUS 286 - Applied Music Voice Major--Sophomore

    Credits: 2
    Private instruction/lessons provided and a minimum number of hours of weekly practice is required. A jury examination will be held at the end of each semester.

    Prerequisite(s): Permission of music department
    Corequisite(s): None
    Lecture Hours: 30 Lab Hours: 0
    Meets MTA Requirement: Humanities
    Pass/NoCredit: No

  
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    MUS 290-299 - Special Projects in Music


    Meets MTA Requirement: None

Nursing (RN) Full-time

  
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    NUR 101ALW - Nursing Fundamentals Lab

    Credits: 1.5
    Emphasizes critical thinking related to application of specific concepts and nursing process as the framework for nursing diagnosis and practice skills. Requires mastery of specified clinical skills/procedures in a simulated laboratory setting. For successful completion, a grade of at least a "C" must be earned in both this course and concurrent theory course NUR 101AW  (lab grade will be the same as theory grade).

    Prerequisite(s): Current validation for ADN Program documentation of Basic Nursing Skills - Full time Track
    Corequisite(s): NUR 101AW , NUR 101BW , NUR 101BLW , FEE 902
    Lecture Hours: 0 Lab Hours: 67
    Meets MTA Requirement: None
    Pass/NoCredit: No

    Outcomes and Objectives
    1. Demonstrate Human Flourishing, Nursing Judgment, and Spirit of Inquiry while developing Professional Identity as an ADN to improve the quality of care for patients, families, and communities.
      1. Identify ethical and legal guidelines that govern nursing practice and recognizes ethical dilemmas and legal situations that influence clinical decision making.
      2. Document and report to appropriate nursing personnel, patient health status and care provided according to agency policy.
      3. Recognize that diverse values may influence health care seeking behaviors and related nursing care.
      4. Identify and apply knowledge of holism (stressors, physical, nutritional, psychological, cognitive and sociological) when planning care for aging adults.
      5. Select and discuss verbally, and in writing, significant data from current nursing literature, which apply to patient's health condition.
      6. Collect and interpret assessment data to identify priority nursing diagnoses.
      7. Develop an individual plan of care with realistic and measurable goals, and implements basic plan of care with guidance of instructor.
      8. Evaluate goals and identify need for revision of plan of care with the input of instructor.
      9. Identify adult learning principles when planning and providing informal and formal patient centered teaching.
      10. Recognize and adhere to professional nursing behaviors outlined in the Nursing Student Handbook.
      11. Describe human factors and other basic safety design principles that contribute to safety and quality in the patient care environment.
      12. Administer and evaluate enteral, topical, intramuscular, and subcutaneous medications with required supervision while adhering to Medication Administration Assessment Tool.
      13. Use therapeutic communication techniques while maintaining confidentiality of patient information.
      14. Serve as an advocate by being prepared for client care experience and identifying opportunities for patients to participate in health care decisions.
      15. Define nursing delegation, and receives and follows through with assigned tasks.
      16. Discuss concepts of collaboration and interacts in a collegial manner.
  
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    NUR 101AW - Nursing Fundamentals

    Credits: 3.5
    Introduces the competencies of the ADN: Human Flourishing, Nursing Judgment, Professional Identity and Spirit of Inquiry. Identifies the role of professional nursing practice based on principles of the biological and social sciences. Addresses ethical and legal responsibilities of nursing practice. For successful completion, a grade of at least a “C” must be earned in this course and concurrent lab course NUR 101ALW  (lab grade will be same as theory grade).

    Prerequisite(s): Current validation for ADN Program documentation of Basic Nursing Skills - Full-time Track
    Corequisite(s): NUR 101ALW , NUR 101BW , NUR 101BLW , FEE 902
    Lecture Hours: 52 Lab Hours: 0
    Meets MTA Requirement: None
    Pass/NoCredit: No

    Outcomes and Objectives
    1. Demonstrate Human Flourishing, Nursing Judgment, and Spirit of Inquiry while developing Professional Identity as an ADN to improve the quality of care for patients, families, and communities.
      1. Identify ethical and legal guidelines that govern nursing practice and recognizes ethical dilemmas and legal situations that influence clinical decision making.
      2. Document and report to appropriate nursing personnel, patient health status and care provided according to agency policy.
      3. Recognize that diverse values may influence health care seeking behaviors and related nursing care.
      4. Identify and apply knowledge of holism (stressors, physical, nutritional, psychological, cognitive and sociological) when planning care for aging adults.
      5. Select and discuss verbally, and in writing, significant data from current nursing literature, which apply to patient’s health condition.
      6. Collect and interpret assessment data to identify priority nursing diagnoses.
      7. Develop an individual plan of care with realistic and measurable goals, and implements basic plan of care with guidance of instructor.
      8. Evaluate goals and identify need for revision of plan of care with the input of instructor.
      9. Identify adult learning principles when planning and providing informal and formal patient centered teaching.
      10. Recognize and adhere to professional nursing behaviors outlined in the Nursing Student Handbook.
      11. Describe human factors and other basic safety design principles that contribute to safety and quality in the patient care environment.
      12. Administer and evaluate enteral, topical, intramuscular, and subcutaneous medications with required supervision while adhering to Medication Administration Assessment Tool.
      13. Use therapeutic communication techniques while maintaining confidentiality of patient information.
      14. Serve as an advocate by being prepared for client care experience and identifying opportunities for patients to participate in health care decisions.
      15. Define nursing delegation, and receives and follows through with assigned tasks.
      16. Discuss concepts of collaboration and interacts in a collegial manner.
  
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    NUR 101BLW - Care of the Aging Adult Lab

    Credits: 2
    Begins to apply the ADN competencies of Human Flourishing, Nursing Judgment, Professional Identity and Spirit of Inquiry while providing nursing care for older adults in a variety of environments and health care settings. For successful completion, a grade of at least a “C” must be earned in both this course and concurrent theory course NUR 101BW  (lab grade will be same as theory grade).

    Prerequisite(s): NUR 101AW  and NUR 101ALW  with a minimum grade of “C” (2.0)
    Corequisite(s): NUR 101AW , NUR 101ALW , NUR 101BW , FEE 902
    Lecture Hours: 0 Lab Hours: 92
    Meets MTA Requirement: None
    Pass/NoCredit: No

    Outcomes and Objectives
    1. Demonstrate Human Flourishing, Nursing Judgment, and Spirit of Inquiry while developing Professional Identity as an ADN to improve the quality of care for patients, families, and communities.
      1. Identify ethical and legal guidelines that govern nursing practice and recognizes ethical dilemmas and legal situations that influence clinical decision making.
      2. Document and report to appropriate nursing personnel, patient health status and care provided according to agency policy.
      3. Recognize that diverse values may influence health care seeking behaviors and related nursing care.
      4. Identify and apply knowledge of holism (stressors, physical, nutritional, psychological, cognitive and sociological) when planning care for aging adults.
      5. Select and discuss verbally, and in writing, significant data from current nursing literature, which apply to patient’s health condition.
      6. Collect and interpret assessment data to identify priority nursing diagnoses.
      7. Develop an individual plan of care with realistic and measurable goals, and implements basic plan of care with guidance of instructor.
      8. Evaluate goals and identify need for revision of plan of care with the input of instructor.
      9. Identify adult learning principles when planning and providing informal and formal patient centered teaching.
      10. Recognize and adhere to professional nursing behaviors outlined in the Nursing Student Handbook.
      11. Describe human factors and other basic safety design principles that contribute to safety and quality in the patient care environment.
      12. Administer and evaluate enteral, topical, intramuscular, and subcutaneous medications with required supervision while adhering to Medication Administration Assessment Tool.
      13. Use therapeutic communication techniques while maintaining confidentiality of patient information.
      14. Serve as an advocate by being prepared for client care experience and identifying opportunities for patients to participate in health care decisions.
      15. Define nursing delegation, and receives and follows through with assigned tasks.
      16. Discuss concepts of collaboration and interacts in a collegial manner.
  
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    NUR 101BW - Care of the Aging Adult

    Credits: 2
    Introduces concepts of gerontologial nursing. For successful completion, a grade of at least a “C” must be earned in both this course and concurrent lab course NUR 101BLW  (lab grade will the same as theory grade).

    Prerequisite(s): NUR 101AW  and NUR 101ALW  with a minimum grade of “C” (2.0).
    Corequisite(s): NUR 101AW , NUR 101ALW , NUR 101BLW , FEE 902
    Lecture Hours: 30 Lab Hours: 0
    Meets MTA Requirement: None
    Pass/NoCredit: No

    Outcomes and Objectives
    1. Demonstrate Human Flourishing, Nursing Judgment, and Spirit of Inquiry while developing Professional Identity as an ADN to improve the quality of care for patients, families, and communities.
      1. Identify ethical and legal guidelines that govern nursing practice and recognizes ethical dilemmas and legal situations that influence clinical decision making.
      2. Document and report to appropriate nursing personnel, patient health status and care provided according to agency policy.
      3. Recognize that diverse values may influence health care seeking behaviors and related nursing care.
      4. Identify and apply knowledge of holism (stressors, physical, nutritional, psychological, cognitive and sociological) when planning care for aging adults.
      5. Select and discuss verbally, and in writing, significant data from current nursing literature, which apply to patient’s health condition.
      6. Collect and interpret assessment data to identify priority nursing diagnoses.
      7. Develop an individual plan of care with realistic and measurable goals, and implements basic plan of care with guidance of instructor.
      8. Evaluate goals and identify need for revision of plan of care with the input of instructor.
      9. Identify adult learning principles when planning and providing informal and formal patient centered teaching.
      10. Recognize and adhere to professional nursing behaviors outlined in the Nursing Student Handbook.
      11. Describe human factors and other basic safety design principles that contribute to safety and quality in the patient care environment.
      12. Administer and evaluate enteral, topical, intramuscular, and subcutaneous medications with required supervision while adhering to Medication Administration Assessment Tool.
      13. Use therapeutic communication techniques while maintaining confidentiality of patient information.
      14. Serve as an advocate by being prepared for client care experience and identifying opportunities for patients to participate in health care decisions.
      15. Define nursing delegation, and receives and follows through with assigned tasks.
      16. Discuss concepts of collaboration and interacts in a collegial manner.
  
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    NUR 115LW - Maternity Nursing Lab

    Credits: 1
    Provides clinical opportunities to apply the ADN competencies of Human Flourishing, Nursing Judgment, Professional IdentiTy and Spirit of Inquiry while providing nursing care for women and newborns in selected maternity health care settings. For successful completion, a grade of at least a “C” must be earned in this course and concurrent theory course NUR 115W  (lab grade will be the same as theory grade). Credit may be earned in only one of NUR 115LW, NPT 115LW  or NT 215LW .

    Prerequisite(s): NUR 101BW , NUR 101BLW  with a minimum grade of “C” (2.0).
    Corequisite(s): NUR 115W , NUR 116W , NUR 116LW , NUR 119W , and NUR 119LW , FEE 902
    Lecture Hours: 0 Lab Hours: 45
    Meets MTA Requirement: None
    Pass/NoCredit: No

    Outcomes and Objectives
    1. Demonstrate Human Flourishing, Nursing Judgment, and Spirit of Inquiry while developing Professional Identity as an ADN to improve the quality of care for patients, families, and communities.
      1. Apply ethical and legal guidelines to maternity health care and communications concerns regarding ethical dilemmas of maternity patients to appropriate personnel.
      2. Recognize significant information, seeks clarification in the policy and procedure manuals and adds to plan of care.
      3. Identify diverse practices influencing health care outcomes from maternity patients.
      4. Use knowledge of holistic influences when providing care to maternity patients and their families.
      5. Interpret nursing literature for usefulness in care of maternity patients.
      6. Analyze and interpret assessment data to select priority nursing diagnoses for maternity patients.
      7. Develop an individualized plan of care with realistic and measurable goals, implements plan of care, and makes adjustments after consulting with instructor.
      8. Evaluate goals and revise plan of care with the input of instructor.
      9. Identify and demonstrate patient centered teaching, applying teaching/learning principles to maternity patients.
      10. Explain and demonstrate professional nursing behaviors.
      11. Participate as a team member to design, promote and model effective use of technology and standardized practices that support safety and quality.
      12. Administer and evaluate enteral, topical, intramuscular, subcutaneous and intravenous medications to maternity patients with required supervision, adhering to Medication Administration Assessment Tool.
      13. Adapt therapeutic communication techniques while caring for maternity patients and support systems in a confidential manner.
      14. Identify situations where patient advocacy may be indicated and suggests appropriate nursing interventions.
      15. Recognize and follow through with delegated tasks.
      16. Using a problem-solving approach, communicate to peers and other members of the health care team regarding the care of maternity patients.
  
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    NUR 115W - Maternity Nursing

    Credits: 2
    Discusses nursing care interventions to promote a safe childbirth experience, and teaching for the childbearing family. Focuses on distinguishing normal from abnormal conditions during the reproductive, antepartum, intrapartum, newborn and postpartum periods. For successful completion, a grade of at least a “C” must be earned in this course and concurrent lab course NUR 115LW  (lab grade will be the same as theory grade). Credit may be earned in only one of NUR 115W or NPT 115W  or NT 215W .

    Prerequisite(s): NUR 101BW , NUR 101BLW  with a minimum grade of “C” (2.0).
    Corequisite(s): NUR 115LW , NUR 116W , NUR 116LW , NUR 119W  , NUR 119LW  
    Lecture Hours: 30 Lab Hours: 0
    Meets MTA Requirement: None
    Pass/NoCredit: No

    Outcomes and Objectives
    1. Demonstrate Human Flourishing, Nursing Judgment, and Spirit of Inquiry while developing Professional Identity as an ADN to improve the quality of care for patients, families, and communities.
      1. Apply ethical and legal guidelines to maternity health care and communications concerns regarding ethical dilemmas of maternity patients to appropriate personnel.
      2. Recognize significant information, seeks clarification in the policy and procedure manuals and adds to plan of care.
      3. Identify diverse practices influencing health care outcomes from maternity patients.
      4. Use knowledge of holistic influences when providing care to maternity patients and their families.
      5. Interpret nursing literature for usefulness in care of maternity patients.
      6. Analyze and interpret assessment data to select priority nursing diagnoses for maternity patients.
      7. Develop an individualized plan of care with realistic and measurable goals, implements plan of care, and makes adjustments after consulting with instructor.
      8. Evaluate goals and revise plan of care with the input of instructor.
      9. Identify and demonstrate patient centered teaching, applying teaching/learning principles to maternity patients.
      10. Explain and demonstrate professional nursing behaviors.
      11. Participate as a team member to design, promote and model effective use of technology and standardized practices that support safety and quality.
      12. Administer and evaluate enteral, topical, intramuscular, subcutaneous and intravenous medications to maternity patients with required supervision, adhering to Medication Administration Assessment Tool.
      13. Adapt therapeutic communication techniques while caring for maternity patients and support systems in a confidential manner.
      14. Identify situations where patient advocacy may be indicated and suggests appropriate nursing interventions.
      15. Recognize and follow through with delegated tasks.
      16. Using a problem-solving approach, communicate to peers and other members of the health care team regarding the care of maternity patients.
  
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    NUR 116LW - Pediatric Nursing Lab

    Credits: 1
    Provides clinical opportunities to apply the ADN competencies of Human Flourishing, Nursing Judgment, Professional Identity and Spirit of Inquiry while providing nursing care for children in selected pediatric health care settings. For successful completion, a grade of at least a “C” must be earned in this course and concurrent theory course NUR 116W  (lab grade will be the same as theory grade). Credit may be earned in only one of NUR 116LW, NPT 116LW , or NT 216LW .

    Prerequisite(s): Prerequisite: NUR 101BW , NUR 101BLW   or NT 163W , NT 163LW  with minimum grade of “C” (2.0).
    Corequisite(s): NUR 115W , NUR 115LW , NUR 116W , NUR 119W , NUR 119LW , and FEE 902
    Lecture Hours: 0 Lab Hours: 45
    Meets MTA Requirement: None
    Pass/NoCredit: No

    Outcomes and Objectives
    1. Demonstrate Human Flourishing, Nursing Judgment, and Spirit of Inquiry while developing Professional Identity as an ADN to improve the quality of care for patients, families, and communities.
      1. Apply ethical and legal guidelines to pediatric health care and communications concerns regarding ethical dilemmas of pediatric patients to appropriate personnel.
      2. Recognize significant information, seeks clarification in the policy and procedure manuals and adds to plan of care. 1C. Identify diverse practices influencing health care outcomes from pediatric patients.
      3. Use knowledge of holistic influences when providing care to pediatric patients and their families.
      4. Interpret nursing literature for usefulness in care of pediatric patients.
      5. Analyze and interpret assessment data to select priority nursing diagnoses for pediatric patients.
      6. Develop an individualized plan of care with realistic and measurable goals, implements plan of care, and makes adjustments after consulting with instructor.
      7. Evaluate goals and revise plan of care with the input of instructor.
      8. Identify and demonstrate patient centered teaching, applying teaching/learning principles to pediatric patients.
      9. Explain and demonstrate professional nursing behaviors.
      10. Participate as a team member to design, promote and model effective use of technology and standardized practices that support safety and quality.
      11. Administer and evaluate enteral, topical, intramuscular, subcutaneous and intravenous medications to pediatric patients with required supervision, adhering to Medication Administration Assessment Tool.
      12. Adapt therapeutic communication techniques while caring for pediatric patients and support systems in a confidential manner.
      13. Identify situations where patient advocacy may be indicated and suggests appropriate nursing interventions.
      14. Recognize and follow through with delegated tasks.
      15. Using a problem-solving approach, communicates to peers and other members of the health care team regarding the care of pediatric patients.
  
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    NUR 116W - Pediatric Nursing

    Credits: 2
    Discusses nursing care of the pediatric population and family unit during wellness and illness. Focuses on distinguishing normal from abnormal conditions, and principles of growth and development as relates to the pediatric population. For successful completion, a grade of at least a “C” must be earned in both this course and concurrent lab course NUR 116LW  (lab grade will be same as theory grade). Credit may be earned in only one of NUR 116W, NPT 116W , or NT 216W .

    Prerequisite(s): NUR 101BW , NUR 101BLW  or NT 163W , NT 163LW  with minimum grade of “C” (2.0).
    Corequisite(s): NUR 115W , NUR 115LW , NUR 116LW , NUR 119W , NUR 119LW , FEE 902
    Lecture Hours: 30 Lab Hours: 0
    Meets MTA Requirement: None
    Pass/NoCredit: No

    Outcomes and Objectives
    1. Demonstrate Human Flourishing, Nursing Judgment, and Spirit of Inquiry while developing Professional Identity as an ADN to improve the quality of care for patients, families, and communities.
      1. Apply ethical and legal guidelines to pediatric health care and communications concerns regarding ethical dilemmas of pediatric patients to appropriate personnel.
      2. Recognize significant information, seeks clarification in the policy and procedure manuals and adds to plan of care.
      3. Identify diverse practices influencing health care outcomes from pediatric patients.
      4. Use knowledge of holistic influences when providing care to pediatric patients and their families.
      5. Interpret nursing literature for usefulness in care of pediatric patients.
      6. Analyze and interpret assessment data to select priority nursing diagnoses for pediatric patients.
      7. Develop an individualized plan of care with realistic and measurable goals, implements plan of care, and makes adjustments after consulting with instructor.
      8. Evaluate goals and revise plan of care with the input of instructor.
      9. Identify and demonstrate patient centered teaching, applying teaching/learning principles to pediatric patients.
      10. Explain and demonstrate professional nursing behaviors.
      11. Participate as a team member to design, promote and model effective use of technology and standardized practices that support safety and quality.
      12. Administer and evaluate enteral, topical, intramuscular, subcutaneous and intravenous medications to pediatric patients with required supervision, adhering to Medication Administration Assessment Tool.
      13. Adapt therapeutic communication techniques while caring for pediatric patients and support systems in a confidential manner.
      14. Identify situations where patient advocacy may be indicated and suggests appropriate nursing interventions.
      15. Recognize and follow through with delegated tasks.
      16. Using a problem-solving approach, communicates to peers and other members of the health care team regarding the care of pediatric patients.
  
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    NUR 119LW - Mental Health Nursing Lab

    Credits: 1
    Provides clinical opportunities to apply the ADN competencies of Human Flourishing, Nursing Judgment, Professional Identity and Spirit of Inquiry while providing nursing care for patients in selected mental health settings. Students will focus on the application of therapeutic communication techniques, psychiatric assessment skills, integration of psychopharmacology and the nursing process. For successful completion, a grade of at least a “C” must be earned in this course and concurrent theory course NUR 119W  (lab grade will be the same as theory grade). Credit may be earned in NUR 119LW or NT 219LW  , but not both.

    Prerequisite(s): NUR 101BW , NUR 101BLW  or NT 163W , NT 163LW  with a minimum grade of “C” (2.0).
    Corequisite(s): NUR 115W , NUR 115LW , NUR 116W , NUR 116LW , NUR 119W , FEE 902
    Lecture Hours: 0 Lab Hours: 45
    Meets MTA Requirement: None
    Pass/NoCredit: No

    Outcomes and Objectives
    1. Demonstrate Human Flourishing, Nursing Judgment, and Spirit of Inquiry while developing Professional Identity as an ADN to improve the quality of care for patients, families, and communities.
      1. Apply ethical and legal guidelines to mental health care and communications concerns regarding ethical dilemmas of mental health patients to appropriate personnel.
      2. Recognize significant information, seek clarification in the policy and procedure manuals and adds to plan of care.
      3. Identify diverse practices influencing health care outcomes from mental health patients.
      4. Use knowledge of holistic influences when providing care to mental health patients and their families.
      5. Interpret nursing literature for usefulness in care of mental health patients.
      6. Analyze and interpret assessment data to select priority nursing diagnoses for mental health patients.
      7. Develop an individualized plan of care with realistic and measurable goals, implements plan of care, and makes adjustments after consulting with instructor.
      8. Evaluate goals and revise plan of care with the input of instructor.
      9. Identify and demonstrate patient centered teaching, applying teaching/learning principles to mental health patients.
      10. Explain and demonstrate professional nursing behaviors.
      11. Participate as a team member to design, promote and model effective use of technology and standardized practices that support safety and quality.
      12. Administer and evaluate enteral, topical, intramuscular, subcutaneous and intravenous medications to mental health patients with required supervision, adhering to Medication Administration Assessment Tool.
      13. Adapt therapeutic communication techniques while caring for mental health patients and support systems in a confidential manner.
      14. Identify situations where patient advocacy may be indicated and suggests appropriate nursing interventions.
      15. Recognize and followsthrough with delegated tasks.
      16. Using a problem-solving approach, communicates to peers and other members of the health care team regarding the care of mental health patients.
  
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    NUR 119W - Mental Health Nursing

    Credits: 2
    Provides a theoretical framework for students to understand mental health and mental illness. Emphasizes use of the nursing process to provide and manage care for individuals of various ages and cultural groups with psychiatric disorders and chemical dependence. For successful completion, a grade of at least a “C’ must be earned in this course and concurrent lab course NUR 119LW  (lab grade will be the same as theory grade). Credit may be earned in NUR 119W or NPT 119W , but not both.

    Prerequisite(s): NUR 101BW , NUR 101BLW  or NT 163W , NT 163LW  with a minimum grade of “C” (2.0).
    Corequisite(s): NUR 115W , NUR 115LW , NUR 116W , NUR 116LW , NUR 119LW  
    Lecture Hours: 30 Lab Hours: 0
    Meets MTA Requirement: None
    Pass/NoCredit: No

    Outcomes and Objectives
    1. Demonstrate Human Flourishing, Nursing Judgment, and Spirit of Inquiry while developing Professional Identity as an ADN to improve the quality of care for patients, families, and communities.
      1. Apply ethical and legal guidelines to mental health care and communications concerns regarding ethical dilemmas of mental health patients to appropriate personnel.
      2. Recognize significant information, seek clarification in the policy and procedure manuals and adds to plan of care.
      3. Identify diverse practices influencing health care outcomes from mental health patients.
      4. Use knowledge of holistic influences when providing care to mental health patients and their families.
      5. Interpret nursing literature for usefulness in care of mental health patients.
      6. Analyze and interpret assessment data to select priority nursing diagnoses for mental health patients.
      7. Develop an individualized plan of care with realistic and measurable goals, implements plan of care, and makes adjustments after consulting with instructor.
      8. Evaluate goals and revise plan of care with the input of instructor.
      9. Identify and demonstrate patient centered teaching, applying teaching/learning principles to mental health patients.
      10. Explain and demonstrate professional nursing behaviors.
      11. Participate as a team member to design, promote and model effective use of technology and standardized practices that support safety and quality.
      12. Administer and evaluate enteral, topical, intramuscular, subcutaneous and intravenous medications to mental health patients with required supervision, adhering to Medication Administration Assessment Tool.
      13. Adapt therapeutic communication techniques while caring for mental health patients and support systems in a confidential manner.
      14. Identify situations where patient advocacy may be indicated and suggests appropriate nursing interventions.
      15. Recognize and followsthrough with delegated tasks.
      16. Using a problem-solving approach, communicates to peers and other members of the health care team regarding the care of mental health patients.
  
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    NUR 240LW - Basic Nursing Care of the Adult Client Lab

    Credits: 4.3


    Provides clinical opportunities to build on the ADN competencies of Human Flourishing, Nursing Judgment, Professional Identity and Spirit of Inquiry while caring for multiple patients in the adult acute care setting. For successful completion a grade of at least a “C” must be earned both in this course and concurrent theory course NUR 240W  (lab grade wil be the same as theory grade).

    Prerequisite(s): NUR 115W , NUR 116W , NUR 119W , NUR 115LW , NUR 116LW , NUR 119LW  or NPT 115W , NPT 115LW , NPT 116W  and NPT 116LW  with minimum grade of a “C” (2.0).

     
    Corequisite(s): NUR 240W , FEE 902
    Lecture Hours: 0 Lab Hours: 195
    Meets MTA Requirement: None
    Pass/NoCredit: No

    Outcomes and Objectives

    1. Demonstrate Human Flourishing, Nursing Judgment, and Spirit of Inquiry while developing Professional Identity as an ADN to improve the quality of care for patients, families, and communities.
      1. Analyze potential consequences for patients when applying the ethical decision-making process.
      2. Analyze information and applies agency policies and procedures in plan of care.
      3. Organize and collaborate with the patient to provide health care that incorporates diverse values/practices.
      4. Use and evaluate knowledge of holistic influences when providing care in adult medical-surgical patients.
      5. Examine and applie nursing literature in clinical decision making.
      6. Analyze and interpret assessment data to formulate priority nursing diagnoses for adult medical-surgical patients with complex needs.
      7. Implement individualized plan of care with short- and long-term goals and constructs adjustments to plan.
      8. Evaluate goals and revise plan of care.
      9. Develop and implement individualized patient-centered teaching, applying teaching/learning principles based on patient’s strenghts and barriers.
      10. Maintain professional nursing behaviors.
      11. Value contributions of stanardization and reliability for quality and safety
      12. Administer and evaluate enteral, topical, intramuscular, subcutaneous and intravenous medications with the required supervision, adhering to Medication Administration Assessment Tool.
      13. Utilize therapeutic communication to promote relationship-centered care while maintaining confidentiality.
      14. Determine need for patient advocacy and proposes strategies to help patients make informed decisions.
      15. Identify components of delegation in clinical situations, and delegates appropriately with RN supervision.
      16. Collaborate with peers and other members of the health care team to achieve quality patient care.

  
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    NUR 240W - Basic Nursing Care of the Adult Client

    Credits: 4.7
    Facilitates learning opportunities in the areas of cardiopulmonary, endocrine, gastroenterology, hematology, musculoskeletal, nephrology, neurology and reproductive in the adult with emphasis on critical thinking in basic to complex nursing care. For successful completion a grade of at least a “C” must be earned in both this course and concurrent lab course NUR 240LW  (lab grade will be the same as theory grade).

    Prerequisite(s): NUR 115W , NUR 116W , NUR 119W , NUR 115LW , NUR 116LW , NUR 119LW  or NPT 115W , NUR 115LW , NPT 116W  and NPT 116LW  with minimum grade of a “C”
    Corequisite(s): NUR 240LW , FEE 902
    Lecture Hours: 70 Lab Hours: 0
    Meets MTA Requirement: None
    Pass/NoCredit: No

    Outcomes and Objectives
    1. Demonstrate Human Flourishing, Nursing Judgment, and Spirit of Inquiry while developing Professional Identity as an ADN to improve the quality of care for patients, families, and communities.
      1. Analyze potential consequences for patients when applying the ethical decision-making process.
      2. Analyze information and applies agency policies and procedures in plan of care.
      3. Organize and collaborate with the patient to provide health care that incorporates diverse values/practices.
      4. Use and evaluate knowledge of holistic influences when providing care in adult medical-surgical patients.
      5. Examine and applie nursing literature in clinical decision making.
      6. Analyze and interpret assessment data to formulate priority nursing diagnoses for adult medical-surgical patients with complex needs.
      7. Implement individualized plan of care with short- and long-term goals and constructs adjustments to plan.
      8. Evaluate goals and revise plan of care.
      9. Develop and implement individualized patient-centered teaching, applying teaching/learning principles based on patient’s strenghts and barriers.
      10. Maintain professional nursing behaviors.
      11. Value contributions of stanardization and reliability for quality and safety
      12. Administer and evaluate enteral, topical, intramuscular, subcutaneous and intravenous medications with the required supervision, adhering to Medication Administration Assessment Tool.
      13. Utilize therapeutic communication to promote relationship-centered care while maintaining confidentiality.
      14. Determine need for patient advocacy and proposes strategies to help patients make informed decisions.
      15. Identify components of delegation in clinical situations, and delegates appropriately with RN supervision.
      16. Collaborate with peers and other members of the health care team to achieve quality patient care.
  
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    NUR 250LW - Nursing Care and Management Throughout the Health Continuum Lab

    Credits: 5
    Provides an opportunity to enhance entry level nursing practice when managing a group of adult patients in the acute care setting. Emphasizes specific knowledge, skills and attitudes of the ADN competencies of Human Flourishing, Nursing Judgment, Professional Identity and Spirit of Inquiry necessary for entry level nursing practice. For successful completion, a grade of at least a “C” must be earned in this course and concurrent theory course NUR 250W  (lab grade will be same as theory grade).

    Prerequisite(s): NUR 240W , NUR 240LW  or NT 215W , NT 216W , NT 219W  and NT 215LW , NT 216LW , NT 219LW  with minimum grade of “C” (2.0).
    Corequisite(s): NUR 250W , FEE 902
    Lecture Hours: 0 Lab Hours: 225
    Meets MTA Requirement: None
    Pass/NoCredit: No

    Outcomes and Objectives
    1. Demonstrate Human Flourishing, Nursing Judgment, and Spirit of Inquiry while developing Professional Identity as an ADN to improve the quality of care for patients, families, and communities.
      1. Manage and report concerns regarding quality of care and ethical dilemmas to the appropriate person.
      2. Collaborate with the multidisciplinary team to integrate policies and procedures for continuous quality improvement.
      3. Demonstrate and support health care provisions that incorporate diverse values and practices.
      4. Modify plan of care utilizing holistic influences.
      5. Select and utilize relevant data, working from evidence based practice findings.
      6. Analyze and interpret assessment data to evaluate and modify patients’ priority nursing diagnosis.
      7. Collaborate with the patient, family, significant others and the health care team to determine and prioritize patient care goals and adjust plan of care.
      8. Evaluate goals and revise plan of care utilizing a multidisciplinary approach.
      9. Adapt and implement patient-centered teaching to meet patients’ priority outcomes.
      10. Maintain integrity and serve as a professional role model to members of the nursing team.
      11. Minimize risk and harm to patients and providers through both system effectiveness and individual performance.
      12. Administer and evaluate enteral, topical, intramuscular, subcutaneous and intravenous medications for a team of patients with the required supervision, adhering to Medication Administration Assessment Tool.
      13. Demonstrate therapeutic communication while promoting an environment of patient-centeredness.
      14. Assess situations where patient advocacy may be required and supports patients’ rights to make informed decisions.
      15. Implement components of delegation when managing a team of patients.
      16. Initiate collaborative interaction with peers and other members of the health care team in a collegial manner to promote quality patient care.
  
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    NUR 250W - Nursing Care and Management Throughout the Health Continuum

    Credits: 4
    Provides opportunities to enhance entry level nursing knowledge when managing a group of adult patients in the acute care setting. For successful completion, a grade of at least a “C” must be earned in this course and concurrent lab course NUR 250LW  (lab grade will be same as theory grade).

    Prerequisite(s): NUR 240W , NUR 240LW  or NT 215W , NT 216W , NT 219W  and NT 215LW , NT 216LW , NT 219LW  with minimum grade of “C” (2.0).
    Corequisite(s): NUR 250LW , FEE 902.
    Lecture Hours: 60 Lab Hours: 0
    Meets MTA Requirement: None
    Pass/NoCredit: No

    Outcomes and Objectives
    1. Demonstrate Human Flourishing, Nursing Judgment, and Spirit of Inquiry while developing Professional Identity as an ADN to improve the quality of care for patients, families, and communities.
      1. Manage and report concerns regarding quality of care and ethical dilemmas to the appropriate person.
      2. Collaborate with the multidisciplinary team to integrate policies and procedures for continuous quality improvement.
      3. Demonstrate and support health care provisions that incorporate diverse values and practices.
      4. Modify plan of care utilizing holistic influences.
      5. Select and utilize relevant data, working from evidence based practice findings.
      6. Analyze and interpret assessment data to evaluate and modify patients’ priority nursing diagnosis.
      7. Collaborate with the patient, family, significant others and the health care team to determine and prioritize patient care goals and adjust plan of care.
      8. Evaluate goals and revise plan of care utilizing a multidisciplinary approach.
      9. Adapt and implement patient-centered teaching to meet patients’ priority outcomes.
      10. Maintain integrity and serve as a professional role model to members of the nursing team.
      11. Minimize risk and harm to patients and providers through both system effectiveness and individual performance.
      12. Administer and evaluate enteral, topical, intramuscular, subcutaneous and intravenous medications for a team of patients with the required supervision, adhering to Medication Administration Assessment Tool.
      13. Demonstrate therapeutic communication while promoting an environment of patient-centeredness.
      14. Assess situations where patient advocacy may be required and supports patients’ rights to make informed decisions.
      15. Implement components of delegation when managing a team of patients.
      16. Initiate collaborative interaction with peers and other members of the health care team in a collegial manner to promote quality patient care.
  
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    NUR 290-299 - Special Projects in Nursing


    Meets MTA Requirement: None

Nursing (RN) Part-time

  
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    NPT 102ALW - Nursing Fundamentals Lab

    Credits: 2.3
    Emphasizes critical thinking related to application of specific concepts and nursing process as the framework for nursing diagnosis and practice skills. Requires mastery of specified clinical skills/procedures in a simulated laboratory setting. Introduces the inpatient clinical setting. For successful completion, a grade of at least “C” must be earned in both this course and NPT 102AW , the concurrent theory course (lab grade will be the same as theory grade).

    Prerequisite(s): Current validation for ADN Program documentation of Basic Nursing Skills - Part-time Track
    Corequisite(s): NPT 102AW , FEE 902
    Lecture Hours: 0 Lab Hours: 103.5
    Meets MTA Requirement: None
    Pass/NoCredit: No

    Outcomes and Objectives
    1. Demonstrate Human Flourishing, Nursing Judgment, and Spirit of Inquiry while developing Professional Identity as an ADN to improve the quality of care for patients, families, and communities.
      1. Identify ethical and legal guidelines that govern nursing practice and recognizes ethical dilemmas and legal situations that influence clinical decision making.
      2. Document and report to appropriate nursing personnel, patient health status and care provided according to agency policy.
      3. Recognize that diverse values may influence health care seeking behaviors and related nursing care.
      4. Identify and apply knowledge of holism (stressors, physical, nutritional, psychological, cognitive and sociological) when planning care for aging adults.
      5. Select and discuss verbally, and in writing, significant data from current nursing literature, which apply to patient’s health condition.
      6. Collect and interpret assessment data to identify priority nursing diagnoses.
      7. Develop an individual plan of care with realistic and measurable goals, and implements basic plan of care with guidance of instructor.
      8. Evaluate goals and identify need for revision of plan of care with the input of instructor.
      9. Identify adult learning principles when planning and providing informal and formal patient centered teaching.
      10. Recognize and adhere to professional nursing behaviors outlined in the Nursing Student Handbook.
      11. Describe human factors and other basic safety design principles that contribute to safety and quality in the patient care environment.
      12. Administer and evaluate enteral, topical, intramuscular, and subcutaneous medications with required supervision while adhering to Medication Administration Assessment Tool.
      13. Use therapeutic communication techniques while maintaining confidentiality of patient information.
      14. Serve as an advocate by being prepared for client care experience and identifying opportunities for patients to participate in health care decisions.
      15. Define nursing delegation, and receives and follows through with assigned tasks.
      16. Discuss concepts of collaboration and interacts in a collegial manner.
  
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    NPT 102AW - Nursing Fundamentals

    Credits: 3.7
    Introduces the competencies of the ADN: Human Flourishing, Nursing Judgment, Professional Identity and Spirit of Inquiry. Identifies the role of professional nursing practice based on principles of the biological and social sciences. Introduces the concepts of gerontological nursing and addresses ethical and legal responsibilities of nursing practice. For successful completion, a grade of at least a “C” must be earned in this course and NPT 102ALW , the concurrent lab course (lab grade will be same as theory grade).

    Prerequisite(s): Current validation for ADN program documentation of Basic Nursing Skills - Part-time Track
    Corequisite(s): NPT 102ALW , FEE 902
    Lecture Hours: 56 Lab Hours: 0
    Meets MTA Requirement: None
    Pass/NoCredit: No

    Outcomes and Objectives
    1. Demonstrate Human Flourishing, Nursing Judgment, and Spirit of Inquiry while developing Professional Identity as an ADN to improve the quality of care for patients, families, and communities.
      1. Identify ethical and legal guidelines that govern nursing practice and recognizes ethical dilemmas and legal situations that influence clinical decision making.
      2. Document and report to appropriate nursing personnel, patient health status and care provided according to agency policy.
      3. Recognize that diverse values may influence health care seeking behaviors and related nursing care.
      4. Identify and apply knowledge of holism (stressors, physical, nutritional, psychological, cognitive and sociological) when planning care for aging adults.
      5. Select and discuss verbally, and in writing, significant data from current nursing literature, which apply to patient’s health condition.
      6. Collect and interpret assessment data to identify priority nursing diagnoses.
      7. Develop an individual plan of care with realistic and measurable goals, and implements basic plan of care with guidance of instructor.
      8. Evaluate goals and identify need for revision of plan of care with the input of instructor.
      9. Identify adult learning principles when planning and providing informal and formal patient centered teaching.
      10. Recognize and adhere to professional nursing behaviors outlined in the Nursing Student Handbook.
      11. Describe human factors and other basic safety design principles that contribute to safety and quality in the patient care environment.
      12. Administer and evaluate enteral, topical, intramuscular, and subcutaneous medications with required supervision while adhering to Medication Administration Assessment Tool.
      13. Use therapeutic communication techniques while maintaining confidentiality of patient information.
      14. Serve as an advocate by being prepared for client care experience and identifying opportunities for patients to participate in health care decisions.
      15. Define nursing delegation, and receives and follows through with assigned tasks.
      16. Discuss concepts of collaboration and interacts in a collegial manner.
  
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    NPT 103LW - Care of the Aging Adult Lab

    Credits: 1.3
    Continues to apply the ADN competencies of Human Flourishing, Nursing Judgment, Professional Identity and Spirit of Inquiry while providing basic nursing care for older adults in a variety of environments and health care settings. For successful completion, a grade of at least a “C” must be earned in both this course and concurrent theory course NPT 103W  (lab grade will be same as theory grade).

    Prerequisite(s): NPT 102AW , NPT 102ALW  both with a minimum grade of “C.”
    Corequisite(s): NPT 103W   and FEE 902
    Lecture Hours: N/A Lab Hours: 58.5
    Meets MTA Requirement: None
    Pass/NoCredit: No

    Outcomes and Objectives
    1. Demonstrate Human Flourishing, Nursing Judgment, and Spirit of Inquiry while developing Professional Identity as an ADN to improve the quality of care for patients, families, and communities.
      1. Identify ethical and legal guidelines that govern nursing practice and recognizes ethical dilemmas and legal situations that influence clinical decision making.
      2. Document and report to appropriate nursing personnel, patient health status and care provided according to agency policy.
      3. Recognize that diverse values may influence health care seeking behaviors and related nursing care.
      4. Identify and apply knowledge of holism (stressors, physical, nutritional, psychological, cognitive and sociological) when planning care for aging adults.
      5. Select and discuss verbally, and in writing, significant data from current nursing literature, which apply to patient’s health condition.
      6. Collect and interpret assessment data to identify priority nursing diagnoses.
      7. Develop an individual plan of care with realistic and measurable goals, and implement basic plan of care with guidance of instructor.
      8. Evaluate goals and identify need for revision of plan of care with the input of instructor.
      9. Identify adult learning principles when planning and providing informal and formal patient centered teaching.
      10. Recognize and adhere to professional nursing behaviors outlined in the Nursing Student Handbook.
      11. Describe human factors and other basic safety design principles that contribute to safety and quality in the patient care environment.
      12. Administer and evaluate enteral, topical, intramuscular, and subcutaneous medications with required supervision while adhering to Medication Administration Assessment Tool.
      13. Use therapeutic communication techniques while maintaining confidentiality of patient information.
      14. Serve as an advocate by being prepared for client care experience and identifying opportunities for patients to participate in health care decisions.
      15. Define nursing delegation, and receives and follows through with assigned tasks.
      16. Discuss concepts of collaboration and interacts in a collegial manner.
  
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    NPT 103W - Care of the Aging Adult

    Credits: 1.7
    Builds on concepts of gerontological nursing and provides a theoretical framework to further students understanding of content. For successful completion, a grade of at least a “C” must e earned in both his course and NPT 103LW , the concurrent lab course (lab grade will be the same as theory grade).

    Prerequisite(s): NPT 102AW  and NPT 102ALW  both with a minimum grade of “C.”
    Corequisite(s): NPT 103LW   and FEE 902
    Lecture Hours: 26 Lab Hours: N/A
    Meets MTA Requirement: None
    Pass/NoCredit: No

    Outcomes and Objectives
    1. Demonstrate Human Flourishing, Nursing Judgment, and Spirit of Inquiry while developing Professional Identity as an ADN to improve the quality of care for patients, families, and communities.
      1. Identify ethical and legal guidelines that govern nursing practice and recognizes ethical dilemmas and legal situations that influence clinical decision making.
      2. Document and report to appropriate nursing personnel, patient health status and care provided according to agency policy.
      3. Recognize that diverse values may influence health care seeking behaviors and related nursing care.
      4. Identify and apply knowledge of holism (stressors, physical, nutritional, psychological, cognitive and sociological) when planning care for aging adults.
      5. Select and discuss verbally, and in writing, significant data from current nursing literature, which apply to patient’s health condition.
      6. Collect and interpret assessment data to identify priority nursing diagnoses.
      7. Develop an individual plan of care with realistic and measurable goals, and implement basic plan of care with guidance of instructor.
      8. Evaluate goals and identify need for revision of plan of care with the input of instructor.
      9. Identify adult learning principles when planning and providing informal and formal patient centered teaching.
      10. Recognize and adhere to professional nursing behaviors outlined in the Nursing Student Handbook.
      11. Describe human factors and other basic safety design principles that contribute to safety and quality in the patient care environment.
      12. Administer and evaluate enteral, topical, intramuscular, and subcutaneous medications with required supervision while adhering to Medication Administration Assessment Tool.
      13. Use therapeutic communication techniques while maintaining confidentiality of patient information.
      14. Serve as an advocae by being prepared for client care experience and identifying opportunities for patients to participate in health care decisions.
      15. Define nursing delegation, and receives and follows through with assigned tasks.
      16. Discuss concepts of collaboration and interacts in a collegial manner.
  
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    NPT 115LW - Maternity Nursing Lab

    Credits: 1
    Provides clinical opportunities to apply the ADN competencies of Human Flourishing, Nursing Judgment, Professional Identity, and Spirit of Inquiry while providing nursing care for women and newborns in selected maternity health care settings. For successful completion, a grade of at least a “C” must be Earned in this course and NPT 115W , the concurrent theory course (lab grade will be the same as theory grade). Credit may be earned in NPT 115LW or NUR 115LW , but not both.

    Prerequisite(s): NPT 103W   and NPT 103LW  each with a minimum grade of “C” (2.0).
    Corequisite(s): NPT 115W , NPT 116W , NPT 116LW , FEE 902
    Lecture Hours: 0 Lab Hours: 45
    Meets MTA Requirement: None
    Pass/NoCredit: No

    Outcomes and Objectives
    1. Demonstrate Human Flourishing, Nursing Judgment, and Spirit of Inquiry while developing Professional Identity as an ADN to improve the quality of care for patients, families, and communities.
      1. Apply ethical and legal guidelines to maternity health care and communications concerns regarding ethical dilemmas of maternity patients to appropriate personnel.
      2. Recognize significant information, seeks clarification in the policy and procedure manuals and adds to plan of care.
      3. Identify diverse practices influencing health care outcomes from maternity patients.
      4. Use knowledge of holistic influences when providing care to maternity patients and their families.
      5. Interpret nursing literature for usefulness in care of maternity patients.
      6. Analyze and interpret assessment data to select priority nursing diagnoses for maternity patients.
      7. Develop an individualized plan of care with realistic and measurable goals, implements plan of care, and makes adjustments after consulting with instructor.
      8. Evaluate goals and revise plan of care with the input of instructor.
      9. Identify and demonstrate patient centered teaching, applying teaching/learning principles to maternity patients.
      10. Explain and demonstrate professional nursing behaviors.
      11. Participate as a team member to design, promote and model effective use of technology and standardized practices that support safety and quality.
      12. Administer and evaluate enteral, topical, intramuscular, subcutaneous and intravenous medications to maternity patients with required supervision, adhering to Medication Administration Assessment Tool.
      13. Adapt therapeutic communication techniques while caring for maternity patients and support systems in a confidential manner.
      14. Identify situations where patient advocacy may be indicated and suggests appropriate nursing interventions.
      15. Recognize and follow through with delegated tasks.
      16. Using a problem-solving approach, communicate to peers and other members of the health care team regarding the care of maternity patients.
  
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    NPT 115W - Maternity Nursing

    Credits: 2
    Discusses nursing care interventions to promote a safe childbirth experience, and teaching for the childbearing family. Focuses on distinguishing normal from abnormal conditions during the reproductive, antepartum, intrapartum, newborn and postpartum periods. For successful completion, a grade of at least a “C” must be earned in this course and NPT 115LW , the concurrent lab course (lab grade will be the same as theory grade). Credit may be earned in NPT 115W or NUR 115W , but not both.

    Prerequisite(s): NPT 103W   and NPT 103LW  each with a minimum grade of “C” (2.0).
    Corequisite(s): NPT 115LW , NPT 116W , NPT 116LW , FEE 902
    Lecture Hours: 30 Lab Hours: 0
    Meets MTA Requirement: None
    Pass/NoCredit: No

    Outcomes and Objectives
    1. Demonstrate Human Flourishing, Nursing Judgment, and Spirit of Inquiry while developing Professional Identity as an ADN to improve the quality of care for patients, families, and communities.
      1. Apply ethical and legal guidelines to maternity health care and communications concerns regarding ethical dilemmas of maternity patients to appropriate personnel.
      2. Recognize significant information, seeks clarification in the policy and procedure manuals and adds to plan of care.
      3. Identify diverse practices influencing health care outcomes from maternity patients.
      4. Use knowledge of holistic influences when providing care to maternity patients and their families.
      5. Interpret nursing literature for usefulness in care of maternity patients.
      6. Analyze and interpret assessment data to select priority nursing diagnoses for maternity patients.
      7. Develop an individualized plan of care with realistic and measurable goals, implements plan of care, and makes adjustments after consulting with instructor.
      8. Evaluate goals and revise plan of care with the input of instructor.
      9. Identify and demonstrate patient centered teaching, applying teaching/learning principles to maternity patients.
      10. Explain and demonstrate professional nursing behaviors.
      11. Participate as a team member to design, promote and model effective use of technology and standardized practices that support safety and quality.
      12. Administer and evaluate enteral, topical, intramuscular, subcutaneous and intravenous medications to maternity patients with required supervision, adhering to Medication Administration Assessment Tool.
      13. Adapt therapeutic communication techniques while caring for maternity patients and support systems in a confidential manner.
      14. Identify situations where patient advocacy may be indicated and suggests appropriate nursing interventions.
      15. Recognize and follow through with delegated tasks.
      16. Using a problem-solving approach, communicate to peers and other members of the health care team regarding the care of maternity patients.
  
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    NPT 116LW - Pediatric Nursing lab

    Credits: 1
    Provides clinical opportunities to apply the ADN competencies of Human Flourishing, Nursing Judgment, Professional Identity and Spirit of Inquiry while providing nursing care for children in selected pediatric health care settings. For successful completion, a grade of at least a “C” must be earned in this course and NPT 116W , the concurrent theory course (lab grade will be the same as theory grade). Credit may be earned in NPT 116LW or NUR 116LW , but not both.

    Prerequisite(s): NPT 103W   and NPT 103LW  each with a minimum grade of “C” (2.0).
    Corequisite(s): NPT 116W , NPT 115W , NPT 115LW , FEE 902
    Lecture Hours: 0 Lab Hours: 45
    Meets MTA Requirement: None
    Pass/NoCredit: No

    Outcomes and Objectives
    1. Demonstrate Human Flourishing, Nursing Judgment, and Spirit of Inquiry while developing Professional Identity as an ADN to improve the quality of care for patients, families, and communities.
      1. Apply ethical and legal guidelines to pediatric health care and communications concerns regarding ethical dilemmas of pediatric patients to appropriate personnel.
      2. Recognize significant information, seeks clarification in the policy and procedure manuals and adds to plan of care.
      3. Identify diverse practices influencing health care outcomes from pediatric patients.
      4. Use knowledge of holistic influences when providing care to pediatric patients and their families.
      5. Interpret nursing literature for usefulness in care of pediatric patients.
      6. Analyze and interpret assessment data to select priority nursing diagnoses for pediatric patients.
      7. Develop an individualized plan of care with realistic and measurable goals, implements plan of care, and makes adjustments after consulting with instructor.
      8. Evaluate goals and revise plan of care with the input of instructor.
      9. Identify and demonstrate patient centered teaching, applying teaching/learning principles to pediatric patients.
      10. Explain and demonstrate professional nursing behaviors.
      11. Participate as a team member to design, promote and model effective use of technology and standardized practices that support safety and quality.
      12. Administer and evaluate enteral, topical, intramuscular, subcutaneous and intravenous medications to pediatric patients with required supervision, adhering to Medication Administration Assessment Tool.
      13. Adapt therapeutic communication techniques while caring for pediatric patients and support systems in a confidential manner.
      14. Identify situations where patient advocacy may be indicated and suggests appropriate nursing interventions.
      15. Recognize and follow through with delegated tasks.
      16. Using a problem-solving approach, communicates to peers and other members of the health care team regarding the care of pediatric patients.
  
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    NPT 116W - Pediatric Nursing

    Credits: 2
    Discusses nursing care of the pediatric population and family unit during wellness and illness. Focuses on distinguishing normal from abnormal conditions, and principles of growth and development as relates to the pediatric population. For successful completion, a grade of at least a “C” must be earned in both this course NPT 116LW , the concurrent lab course (lab grade will be the same as theory grade). Credit may be earned in NPT 116W or NUR 116W , but not both.

    Prerequisite(s): NPT 103W   and NPT 103LW  each with minimum grade of “C” (2.0).
    Corequisite(s): NPT 116LW , NPT 115W , NPT 115LW , FEE 902
    Lecture Hours: 30 Lab Hours: 0
    Meets MTA Requirement: None
    Pass/NoCredit: No

    Outcomes and Objectives
    1. Demonstrate Human Flourishing, Nursing Judgment, and Spirit of Inquiry while developing Professional Identity as an ADN to improve the quality of care for patients, families, and communities.
      1. Apply ethical and legal guidelines to pediatric health care and communications concerns regarding ethical dilemmas of pediatric patients to appropriate personnel.
      2. Recognize significant information, seeks clarification in the policy and procedure manuals and adds to plan of care.
      3. Identify diverse practices influencing health care outcomes from pediatric patients.
      4. Use knowledge of holistic influences when providing care to pediatric patients and their families.
      5. Interpret nursing literature for usefulness in care of pediatric patients.
      6. Analyze and interpret assessment data to select priority nursing diagnoses for pediatric patients.
      7. Develop an individualized plan of care with realistic and measurable goals, implements plan of care, and makes adjustments after consulting with instructor.
      8. Evaluate goals and revise plan of care with the input of instructor.
      9. Identify and demonstrate patient centered teaching, applying teaching/learning principles to pediatric patients.
      10. Explain and demonstrate professional nursing behaviors.
      11. Participate as a team member to design, promote and model effective use of technology and standardized practices that support safety and quality.
      12. Administer and evaluate enteral, topical, intramuscular, subcutaneous and intravenous medications to pediatric patients with required supervision, adhering to Medication Administration Assessment Tool.
      13. Adapt therapeutic communication techniques while caring for pediatric patients and support systems in a confidential manner.
      14. Identify situations where patient advocacy may be indicated and suggests appropriate nursing interventions.
      15. Recognize and follow through with delegated tasks.
      16. Using a problem-solving approach, communicates to peers and other members of the health care team regarding the care of pediatric patients.
  
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    NPT 119LW - Mental Health Nursing Lab

    Credits: 1
    Provides clinical opportunities to apply the ADN competencies of Human Flourishing, Nursing Judgment, Professional Identity and Spirit of Inquiry while providing nursing care for patients in selected mental health settings. Students will focus on the application of therapeutic communication techniques, psychiatric assessment skills, integration of psychopharmacology and the nursing process. For successful completion, a grade of at least a “C” must be earned in this course and concurrent theory course NPT 119W  (lab grade will the the same as theory grade).

    Prerequisite(s): NPT 102AW  or NPT 102ALW  with minimum grade of “C” (2.0)
    Corequisite(s): NPT 119W  
    Lecture Hours: 0 Lab Hours: 45
    Meets MTA Requirement: None
    Pass/NoCredit: No

    Outcomes and Objectives
    1. Demonstrate Human Flourishing, Nursing Judgment, and Spirit of Inquiry while developing Professional Identity as an ADN to improve the quality of care of patients, families, and communities.
      1. Applies ethical and legal guidelines to maternity/pediatric/mental health care and communications concerns regarding ethical dilemmas of maternity/pediatric/mental health patients to appropriate personnel.
      2. Recognizes significant information, seeks clarification in the policy and procedure manuals and adds to plan of care.
      3. Identifies diverse practices influencing health care outomes from maternity/pediatric/mental health patients.
      4. Uses knowledge of holistic influences when providing care to maternity/pediatric/menthal health patients and their families.
      5. Interprets nursing literature for usefulness in care of maternity/pediatric/mental health patients
      6. Analyzes and interprets assessment data to select priority nursing diagnoses for maternity/pediatric/mental health patients.
      7. Develops an individualized plan of care with realistic and measurable goals, implements plan of care, and makes adjustments after consulting with instructor.
      8. Evaluates goals and revises plan of care with the input of instructor.
      9. Identifies and demonstrates patient centered teaching applying teaching/learning principles to maternity/pediatric/mental health patients.
      10. Explains and demonstrates professional nursing behaviors.
      11. Participates as a team member to design, promote and model effective use of technology and standardized practices that support safety and quality.
      12. Administers and evaluates enteral, topical, intramuscular, subcutaneous and intravenous medications to maternity/pediatric/mental health patients with required supervision, adhering to Medication Administration Assessment Tool.
      13. Adapts therapeutic communication techniques while caring for maternity/pediatric/mental health patients and support systems in a confidential manner.
      14. Identifies situations where patient advocacy may be indicated and suggests appropriate nursing interventions.
      15. Recognizes and follows through with delegated tasks.
      16. Using a problem-solving approach, communicates to peers and other members of the health care team regarding the care of maternity/pediatric/mental health patients.
  
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    NPT 119W - Mental Health Nursing

    Credits: 2
    Provides a theoretical framework for students to understand mental health and mental illness. Emphasizes use of the nursing process to provide and manage care for individiuals of various ages and cultural groups with psychiatric disorders and chemical dependence. For successful completion, a grade of at least a “C’ must be earned in this course and concurrent lab course NPT 119LW  (lab grade will be the same as theory grade).

    Prerequisite(s): NPT 102AW , NPT 102ALW  with a minimum grade of “C.”
    Corequisite(s): NPT 119LW , FEE 902
    Lecture Hours: 30 Lab Hours: 0
    Meets MTA Requirement: None
    Pass/NoCredit: No

    Outcomes and Objectives
    1. Demonstrate Human Flourishing, Nursing Judgment, and Spirit of Inquiry while developing Professional Identity as an ADN to improve the quality of care for patients, families, and communities.
      1. Applies ethical and legal guidelines to maternity/pediatric/mental health care and communications concerns regarding ethical dilemmas of maternity/pediatric/mental health patients to appropriate personnel.
      2. Recognizes significant information, seeks clarification in the policy and procedure manuals and adds to plan of care.
      3. Identifies diverse practices influencing health care outomes from maternity/pediatric/mental health patients.
      4. Uses knowledge of holistic influences when providing care to maternity/pediatric/menthal health patients and their families.
      5. Interprets nursing literature for usefulness in care of maternity/pediatric/mental health patients
      6. Analyzes and interprets assessment data to select priority nursing diagnoses for maternity/pediatric/mental health patients.
      7. Develops an individualized plan of care with realistic and measurable goals, implements plan of care, and makes adjustments after consulting with instructor.
      8. Evaluates goals and revises plan of care with the input of instructor.
      9. Identifies and demonstrates patient centered teaching applying teaching/learning principles to maternity/pediatric/mental health patients.
      10. Explains and demonstrates professional nursing behaviors.
      11. Participates as a team member to design, promote and model effective use of technology and standardized practices that support safety and quality.
      12. Administers and evaluates enteral, topical, intramuscular, subcutaneous and intravenous medications to maternity/pediatric/mental health patients with required supervision, adhering to Medication Administration Assessment Tool.
      13. Adapts therapeutic communication techniques while caring for maternity/pediatric/mental health patients and support systems in a confidential manner.
      14. Identifies situations where patient advocacy may be indicated and suggests appropriate nursing interventions.
      15. Recognizes and follows through with delegated tasks.
      16. Using a problem-solving approach, communicates to peers and other members of the health care team regarding the care of maternity/pediatric/mental health patients.
  
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    NPT 260ALW - Basic Nursing Care of the Adult Client Lab A

    Credits: 2
    Provides clinical opportunities to build on the ADN competencies of Human Flourishing, Nursing Judgment, Professional Identity and Spirit of Inquiry while caring for multiple patients in the adult acute care setting. For successful completion, a grade of at least a “C” must be earned in both this course and NPT 260AW , the concurrent theory course (lab grade will be the same as theory grade).

    Prerequisite(s): NPT 115W , NPT 115LW , NPT 116W , NPT 116LW , NPT 119W  and NPT 119LW  each with a minimum grade of a “C” (2.0).
    Corequisite(s): NPT 260AW , FEE 902
    Lecture Hours: 0 Lab Hours: 90
    Meets MTA Requirement: None
    Pass/NoCredit: No

    Outcomes and Objectives
    1. Demonstrate Human Flourishing, Nursing Judgment, and Spirit of Inquiry while developing Professional Identity as an ADN to improve the quality of care for patients, families, and communities.
      1. Analyze potential consequences for patients when applying the ethical decision-making process.
      2. Analyze information and applies agency policies and procedures in plan of care.
      3. Organize and collaborate with the patient to provide health care that incorporates diverse values/practices.
      4. Use and evaluate knowledge of holistic influences when providing care in adult medical-surgical patients.
      5. Examine and apply nursing literature in clinical decision making.
      6. Analyze and interpret assessment data to formulate priority nursing diagnoses for adult medical-surgical patients with complex needs.
      7. Implement individualized plan of care with short- and long-term goals and constructs adjustments to plan.
      8. Evaluate goals and revise plan of care.
      9. Develop and implement individualized patient-centered teaching, applying teaching/learning principles based on patient’s strenghts and barriers.
      10. Maintain professional nursing behaviors.
      11. Value contributions of stanardization and reliability for quality and safety.
      12. Administer and evaluate enteral, topical, intramuscular, subcutaneous and intravenous medications with the required supervision, adhering to Medication Administration Assessment Tool.
      13. Utilize therapeutic communication to promote relationship-centered care while maintaining confidentiality.
      14. Determine need for patient advocacy and proposes strategies to help patients make informed decisions.
      15. Identify components of delegation in clinical situations, and delegate appropriately with RN supervision.
      16. Collaborate with peers and other members of the health care team to achieve quality patient care.
  
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    NPT 260AW - Basic Nursing Care of the Adult Client A

    Credits: 4
    Facilitates learning opportunities in the areas of gastroenterology, hematology, musculoskeletal, oncology and respiratory with emphasis on critical thinking in basic to complex nursing care. For successful completion, a grade of at least a “C” must be earned in both this course and NPT 260ALW , the concurrent lab course (lab grade will be the same as theory grade).

    Prerequisite(s): NPT 115W , NPT 115LW  , NPT 116W NPT 116LW , NPT 119W  and NPT 119LW  each with a minimum grade of a “C” (2.0)
    Corequisite(s): NPT 260ALW , FEE 902
    Lecture Hours: 60 Lab Hours: 0
    Meets MTA Requirement: None
    Pass/NoCredit: No

    Outcomes and Objectives
    1. Demonstrate Human Flourishing, Nursing Judgment, and Spirit of Inquiry while developing Professional Identity as an ADN to improve the quality of care for patients, families, and communities.
      1. Analyze potential consequences for patients when applying the ethical decision-making process.
      2. Analyze information and applies agency policies and procedures in plan of care.
      3. Organize and collaborate with the patient to provide health care that incorporates diverse values/practices.
      4. Use and evaluate knowledge of holistic influences when providing care in adult medical-surgical patients.
      5. Examine and apply nursing literature in clinical decision making.
      6. Analyze and interpret assessment data to formulate priority nursing diagnoses for adult medical-surgical patients with complex needs.
      7. Implement individualized plan of care with short- and long-term goals and constructs adjustments to plan.
      8. Evaluate goals and revise plan of care.
      9. Develop and implement individualized patient-centered teaching, applying teaching/learning principles based on patient’s strenghts and barriers.
      10. Maintain professional nursing behaviors.
      11. Value contributions of stanardization and reliability for quality and safety.
      12. Administer and evaluate enteral, topical, intramuscular, subcutaneous and intravenous medications with the required supervision, adhering to Medication Administration Assessment Tool.
      13. Utilize therapeutic communication to promote relationship-centered care while maintaining confidentiality.
      14. Determine need for patient advocacy and proposes strategies to help patients make informed decisions.
      15. Identify components of delegation in clinical situations, and delegate appropriately with RN supervision.
      16. Collaborate with peers and other members of the health care team to achieve quality patient care.
  
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    NPT 260BLW - Basic Nursing Care of the Adult Client B

    Credits: 2
    Provides clinical opportunities to build on the ADN competencies of Human Flourishing, Nursing Judgment, Professional Identity, and Spirit of Inquiry while caring for multiple patients in the adult acute care setting. For successful completion, a grade of at least a “C” must be earned in both this course and NPT 260BW , the concurrent theory course (lab grade will be same as theory grade).

    Prerequisite(s): NPT 260AW  and NPT 260ALW  with a minimum grade of “C” (2.0).
    Corequisite(s): NPT 260BW , FEE 902
    Lecture Hours: 0 Lab Hours: 90
    Meets MTA Requirement: None
    Pass/NoCredit: No

    Outcomes and Objectives
    1. Demonstrate Human Flourishing, Nursing Judgment, and Spirit of Inquiry while developing Professional Identity as an ADN to improve the quality of care for patients, families, and communities.
      1. Analyze potential consequences for patients when applying the ethical decision-making process.
      2. Analyze information and applies agency policies and procedures in plan of care.
      3. Organize and collaborate with the patient to provide health care that incorporates diverse values/practices.
      4. Use and evaluate knowledge of holistic influences when providing care in adult medical-surgical patients.
      5. Examine and apply nursing literature in clinical decision making.
      6. Analyze and interpret assessment data to formulate priority nursing diagnoses for adult medical-surgical patients with complex needs.
      7. Implement individualized plan of care with short- and long-term goals and constructs adjustments to plan.
      8. Evaluate goals and revise plan of care.
      9. Develop and implement individualized patient-centered teaching, applying teaching/learning principles based on patient’s strenghts and barriers.
      10. Maintain professional nursing behaviors.
      11. Value contributions of stanardization and reliability for quality and safety.
      12. Administer and evaluate enteral, topical, intramuscular, subcutaneous and intravenous medications with the required supervision, adhering to Medication Administration Assessment Tool.
      13. Utilize therapeutic communication to promote relationship-centered care while maintaining confidentiality.
      14. Determine need for patient advocacy and proposes strategies to help patients make informed decisions.
      15. Identify components of delegation in clinical situations, and delegate appropriately with RN supervision.
      16. Collaborate with peers and other members of the health care team to achieve quality patient care.
  
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    NPT 260BW - Basic Nursing Care of the Adult Client B

    Credits: 4
    Facilitates learning opportunities in the areas of cardiology, endocrine, nephrology, neurology and reproductive in the adult with emphasis on critical thinking in basic to complex nursing care. Management principles introduced. For successful completion, a grade of at least a “C” must be earned in both this course and NPT 260BLW  , the concurrent lab course (lab grade will be same as theory grade).

    Prerequisite(s): NPT 260AW  and NPT 260ALW  with a minimum grade of a “C” (2.0).
    Corequisite(s): NPT 260BLW , FEE 902
    Lecture Hours: 60 Lab Hours: 0
    Meets MTA Requirement: None
    Pass/NoCredit: No

    Outcomes and Objectives
    1. Demonstrate Human Flourishing, Nursing Judgment, and Spirit of Inquiry while developing Professional Identity as an ADN to improve the quality of care for patients, families, and communities.
      1. Analyze potential consequences for patients when applying the ethical decision-making process.
      2. Analyze information and applies agency policies and procedures in plan of care.
      3. Organize and collaborate with the patient to provide health care that incorporates diverse values/practices.
      4. Use and evaluate knowledge of holistic influences when providing care in adult medical-surgical patients.
      5. Examine and apply nursing literature in clinical decision making.
      6. Analyze and interpret assessment data to formulate priority nursing diagnoses for adult medical-surgical patients with complex needs.
      7. Implement individualized plan of care with short- and long-term goals and constructs adjustments to plan.
      8. Evaluate goals and revise plan of care.
      9. Develop and implement individualized patient-centered teaching, applying teaching/learning principles based on patient’s strenghts and barriers.
      10. Maintain professional nursing behaviors.
      11. Value contributions of stanardization and reliability for quality and safety.
      12. Administer and evaluate enteral, topical, intramuscular, subcutaneous and intravenous medications with the required supervision, adhering to Medication Administration Assessment Tool.
      13. Utilize therapeutic communication to promote relationship-centered care while maintaining confidentiality.
      14. Determine need for patient advocacy and proposes strategies to help patients make informed decisions.
      15. Identify components of delegation in clinical situations, and delegate appropriately with RN supervision.
      16. Collaborate with peers and other members of the health care team to achieve quality patient care.
  
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    NPT 270LW - Nursing Care and Management Throughout the Health Continuum Lab

    Credits: 5
    Provides an opportunity to enhance entry level nursing practice when managing a group of adult patients in the acute care setting. Emphasizes specific knowledge, skills and attitudes of the ADN competencies of Human Flourishing, Nursing Judgment, Professional Identity and Spirit of Inquiry necessary for entry level nursing practice. For successful completion, a grade of at least a “C” must be earned in both this course and NPT 270W , the concurrent theory course (lab grade will be same as theory grade).

    Prerequisite(s): NPT 260BW  and NPT 260BLW  with a minimum grade of “C” (2.0).
    Corequisite(s): NPT 270W , FEE 902
    Lecture Hours: 0 Lab Hours: 225
    Meets MTA Requirement: None
    Pass/NoCredit: No

    Outcomes and Objectives
    1. Demonstrate Human Flourishing, Nursing Judgment, and Spirit of Inquiry while developing Professional Identity as an ADN to improve the quality of care for patients, families, and communities.
      1. Manage and report concerns regarding quality of care and ethical dilemmas to the appropriate person.
      2. Collaborate with the multidisciplinary team to integrate policies and procedures for continuous quality improvement.
      3. Demonstrate and support health care provisions that incorporate diverse values and practices.
      4. Modify plan of care utilizing holistic influences.
      5. Select and utilize relevant data, working from evidence based practice findings.
      6. Analyze and interpret assessment data to evaluate and modify patients’ priority nursing diagnosis.
      7. Collaborate with the patient, family, significant others and the health care team to determine and prioritize patient care goals and adjust plan of care.
      8. Evaluate goals and revise plan of care utilizing a multidisciplinary approach.
      9. Adapt and implement patient-centered teaching to meet patients’ priority outcomes.
      10. Maintain integrity and serve as a professional role model to members of the nursing team.
      11. Minimize risk and harm to patients and providers through both system effectiveness and individual performance.
      12. Administer and evaluate enteral, topical, intramuscular, subcutaneous and intravenous medications for a team of patients with the required supervision, adhering to Medication Administration Assessment Tool.
      13. Demonstrate therapeutic communication while promoting an environment of patient-centeredness.
      14. Assess situations where patient advocacy may be required and supports patients’ rights to make informed decisions.
      15. Implement components of delegation when managing a team of patients.
      16. Initiate collaborative interaction with peers and other members of the health care team in a collegial manner to promote quality patient care.
  
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    NPT 270W - Nursing Care and Management Throughout the Health Continuum Lab

    Credits: 1
    Provides opportunities to enhance entry level nursing knowledge when managing a group of adult patients in the acute care setting. For successful completion, a grade of at least a “C” must be earned in this course and NPT 270LW , the concurrent lab course (lab grade will be the same as theory grade).

    Prerequisite(s): NPT 260BW  and NPT 260BLW  with minimum grade of “C” (2.0).
    Corequisite(s): NPT 270LW , FEE 902
    Lecture Hours: 15 Lab Hours: 0
    Meets MTA Requirement: None
    Pass/NoCredit: No

    Outcomes and Objectives
    1. Demonstrate Human Flourishing, Nursing Judgment, and Spirit of Inquiry while developing Professional Identity as an ADN to improve the quality of care for patients, families, and communities.
      1. Manage and report concerns regarding quality of care and ethical dilemmas to the appropriate person.
      2. Collaborate with the multidisciplinary team to integrate policies and procedures for continuous quality improvement.
      3. Demonstrate and support health care provisions that incorporate diverse values and practices.
      4. Modify plan of care utilizing holistic influences.
      5. Select and utilize relevant data, working from evidence based practice findings.
      6. Analyze and interpret assessment data to evaluate and modify patients’ priority nursing diagnosis.
      7. Collaborate with the patient, family, significant others and the health care team to determine and prioritize patient care goals and adjust plan of care.
      8. Evaluate goals and revise plan of care utilizing a multidisciplinary approach.
      9. Adapt and implement patient-centered teaching to meet patients’ priority outcomes.
      10. Maintain integrity and serve as a professional role model to members of the nursing team.
      11. Minimize risk and harm to patients and providers through both system effectiveness and individual performance.
      12. Administer and evaluate enteral, topical, intramuscular, subcutaneous and intravenous medications for a team of patients with the required supervision, adhering to Medication Administration Assessment Tool.
      13. Demonstrate therapeutic communication while promoting an environment of patient-centeredness.
      14. Assess situations where patient advocacy may be required and supports patients’ rights to make informed decisions.
      15. Implement components of delegation when managing a team of patients.
      16. Initiate collaborative interaction with peers and other members of the health care team in a collegial manner to promote quality patient care.
  
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    NPT 290-299 - Special Projects in Nursing RN Part Time


    Meets MTA Requirement: None

Nursing Transition (PN or Paramedic to RN)

  
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    NT 160LW - Transitional Skills and Concepts Lab

    Credits: 1
    Provides opportunities to practice specific nursing procedures in a simulated and clinical laboratory setting. Requires demonstration of skill competencies and documentation for successful course completion. For successful completion, a grade of at least “C” must be earned in this course and concurrent theory course NT 160W  (lab grade will be same as theory grade).

    Prerequisite(s): NT 161W  and NT 162W  with a minimum grade of “C” (2.0).
    Corequisite(s): NT 160W  
    Lecture Hours: 0 Lab Hours: 45
    Meets MTA Requirement: None
    Pass/NoCredit: No

    Outcomes and Objectives
    1. Demonstrate Human Flourishing, Nursing Judgment, and Spirit of Inquiry while developing Professional Identity as an ADN to improve the quality of care for patients, families, and communities.
      1. Identify ethical and legal guidelines that govern nursing practice and recognizes ethical dilemmas and legal situations that influence clinical decision making.
      2. Document and report to appropriate nursing personnel, patient health status and care provided according to agency policy.
      3. Recognize that diverse values may influence health care seeking behaviors and related nursing care.
      4. Identify and apply knowledge of holism (stressors, physical, nutritional, psychological, cognitive and sociological) when planning care for aging adults.
      5. Select and discuss verbally, and in writing, significant data from current nursing literature, which apply to patient’s health condition.
      6. Collect and interpret assessment data to identify priority nursing diagnoses.
      7. Develop an individual plan of care with realistic and measurable goals, and implements basic plan of care with guidance of instructor.
      8. Evaluate goals and identify need for revision of plan of care with the input of instructor.
      9. Identify adult learning principles when planning and providing informal and formal patient centered teaching.
      10. Recognize and adhere to professional nursing behaviors outlined in the Nursing Student Handbook.
      11. Describe human factors and other basic safety design principles that contribute to safety and quality in the patient care environment.
      12. Administer and evaluate enteral, topical, intramuscular, and subcutaneous medications with required supervision while adhering to Medication Administration Assessment Tool.
      13. Use therapeutic communication techniques while maintaining confidentiality of patient information.
      14. Serve a an advocate by being prepared for client care experience and identifying opportunities for patients to participate in health care decisions.
      15. Define nursing delegation, and receives and follows through with assigned tasks.
      16. Discuss concepts of collaboration and interacts in a collegial manner.
  
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    NT 160W - Transitional Skills and Concepts

    Credits: 1
    Focuses on basic nursing skills/procedures and related communication necessary for function in the ADN role. This theory course has a concurrent lab course. For successful completion, a grade of at least a “C” must be earned in this course and concurrent lab course NT 160LW  (lab grade will be same as theory grade).

    Prerequisite(s): NT 161W  and NT 162W  with a minimum grade of “C” (2.0).
    Corequisite(s): NT 160LW  
    Lecture Hours: 15 Lab Hours: 0
    Meets MTA Requirement: None
    Pass/NoCredit: No

    Outcomes and Objectives
    1. Demonstrate Human Flourishing, Nursing Judgment, and Spirit of Inquiry while developing Professional Identity as an ADN to improve the quality of care for patients, families, and communities.
      1. Identify ethical and legal guidelines that govern nursing practice and recognizes ethical dilemmas and legal situations that influence clinical decision making.
      2. Document and report to appropriate nursing personnel, patient health status and care provided according to agency policy.
      3. Recognize that diverse values may influence health care seeking behaviors and related nursing care.
      4. Identify and apply knowledge of holism (stressors, physical, nutritional, psychological, cognitive and sociological) when planning care for aging adults.
      5. Select and discuss verbally, and in writing, significant data from current nursing literature, which apply to patient’s health condition.
      6. Collect and interpret assessment data to identify priority nursing diagnoses.
      7. Develop an individual plan of care with realistic and measurable goals, and implements basic plan of care with guidance of instructor.
      8. Evaluate goals and identify need for revision of plan of care with the input of instructor.
      9. Identify adult learning principles when planning and providing informal and formal patient centered teaching.
      10. Recognize and adhere to professional nursing behaviors outlined in the Nursing Student Handbook.
      11. Describe human factors and other basic safety design principles that contribute to safety and quality in the patient care environment.
      12. Administer and evaluate enteral, topical, intramuscular, and subcutaneous medications with required supervision while adhering to Medication Administration Assessment Tool.
      13. Use therapeutic communication techniques while maintaining confidentiality of patient information.
      14. Serve as an advocate by being prepared for client care experience and identifying opportunities for patients to participate in health care decisions.
      15. Define nursing delegation, and receives and follows through with assigned tasks.
      16. Discuss concepts of collaboration and interacts in a collegial manner.
  
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    NT 161W - Transition - Basic Principles of Adult Care

    Credits: 2
    Includes the competencies of the ADN: Human Flourishing, Nursing Judgment, Professional Identity and Spirit of Inquiry. Solidifies knowledge of the nursing process, aseptic technique, nutritional requirements, medication administration, fluid and electrolyte regulation, and acid-base balance.

    Prerequisite(s): LPN or Paramedic Licensure, 1 year full time equivalent work experience and validation for Transition program. (LPN option: no work experience required if student has maintained a GPA of 3.0 or greater throughout the ADN prerequisite courses and PNE clinical courses, and meets all other prerequisite requirements.)
    Corequisite(s): NT 162W  (NT 160W  required for paramedics, optional for LPNs)
    Lecture Hours: 30 Lab Hours: 0
    Meets MTA Requirement: None
    Pass/NoCredit: No

    Outcomes and Objectives
    1. Demonstrate Human Flourishing, Nursing Judgment, and Spirit of Inquiry while developing Professional Identity as an ADN to improve the quality of care for patients, families, and communities.
      1. Identify ethical and legal guidelines that govern nursing practice and recognizes ethical dilemmas and legal situations that influence clinical decision making.
      2. Document and report to appropriate nursing personnel, patient health status and care provided according to agency policy.
      3. Recognize that diverse values may influence health care seeking behaviors and related nursing care.
      4. Identify and apply knowledge of holism (stressors, physical, nutritional, psychological, cognitive and sociological) when planning care for aging adults.
      5. Select and discuss verbally, and in writing, significant data from current nursing literature, which apply to patient’s health condition.
      6. Collect and interpret assessment data to identify priority nursing diagnoses.
      7. Develop an individual plan of care with realistic and measurable goals, and implements basic plan of care with guidance of instructor.
      8. Evaluate goals and identify need for revision of plan of care with the input of instructor.
      9. Identify adult learning principles when planning and providing informal and formal patient centered teaching.
      10. Recognize and adhere to professional nursing behaviors outlined in the Nursing Student Handbook.
      11. Describe human factors and other basic safety design principles that contribute to safety and quality in the patient care environment.
      12. Administer and evaluate enteral, topical, intramuscular, and subcutaneous medications with required supervision while adhering to Medication Administration Assessment Tool.
      13. Use therapeutic communication techniques while maintaining confidentiality of patient information.
      14. Serve as an advocate by being prepared for client care experience and identifying opportunities for patients to participate in health care decisions.
      15. Define nursing delegation, and receives and follows through with assigned tasks.
      16. Discuss concepts of collaboration and interacts in a collegial manner.
  
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    NT 162W - Role and Function of the RN

    Credits: 2
    Includes the competencies of the ADN: Human Flourishing, Nursing Judgment, Professional Identity, and Spirit of Inquiry. Discusses the history of nursing and RN role development. Emphasizes communication, ethical and legal implications for nursing, and cultural diversity.

    Prerequisite(s): LPN or Paramedic Licensure, 1 year full time equivalent work experience and validation for Transition program. (LPN option: no work experience required if student has maintained a GPA of 3.0 or greater throughout the ADN prerequisite courses and PNE clinical courses, and meets all other prerequisite requirements.)
    Corequisite(s): NT 161W  (NT 160W  required for paramedics, optional for LPNs)
    Lecture Hours: 30 Lab Hours: 0
    Meets MTA Requirement: None
    Pass/NoCredit: No

    Outcomes and Objectives
    1. Demonstrate Human Flourishing, Nursing Judgment, and Spirit of Inquiry while developing Professional Identity as an ADN to improve the quality of care for patients, families, and communities.
      1. Identify ethical and legal guidelines that govern nursing practice and recognizes ethical dilemmas and legal situations that influence clinical decision making.
      2. Document and report to appropriate nursing personnel, patient health status and care provided according to agency policy.
      3. Recognize that diverse values may influence health care seeking behaviors and related nursing care.
      4. Identify and apply knowledge of holism (stressors, physical, nutritional, psychological, cognitive and sociological) when planning care for aging adults.
      5. Select and discuss verbally, and in writing, significant data from current nursing literature, which apply to patient’s health condition.
      6. Collect and interpret assessment data to identify priority nursing diagnoses.
      7. Develop an individual plan of care with realistic and measurable goals, and implements basic plan of care with guidance of instructor.
      8. Evaluate goals and identify need for revision of plan of care with the input of instructor.
      9. Identify adult learning principles when planning and providing informal and formal patient centered teaching.
      10. Recognize and adhere to professional nursing behaviors outlined in the Nursing Student Handbook.
      11. Describe human factors and other basic safety design principles that contribute to safety and quality in the patient care environment.
      12. Administer and evaluate enteral, topical, intramuscular, and subcutaneous medications with required supervision while adhering to Medication Administration Assessment Tool.
      13. Use therapeutic communication techniques while maintaining confidentiality of patient information.
      14. Serve as an advocate by being prepared for client care experience and identifying opportunities for patients to participate in health care decisions.
      15. Define nursing delegation, and receives and follows through with assigned tasks.
      16. Discuss concepts of collaboration and interacts in a collegial manner.
  
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    NT 163LW - Advanced principles of Adult Care for the LPN/Licensed Paramedic Lab

    Credits: 3
    Provides clinical opportunities to build on the ADN competencies of Human Flourishing, Nursing Judgment, Professional Identity and Spirit of Inquiry while caring for multiple patients in the adult acute care setting. This lab course has a concurrent theory course. For successful completion, a grade of at least a “C” must be earned in both this course and concurrent theory course NT 163W  (lab grade will be same as theory grade).

    Prerequisite(s): NT 161W  and NT 162W  with minimum grade of “C” (2.0) for both LPNs and Paramedics; NT 160W  and NT 160LW  for Paramedics with minimum grade of “C” (2.0).
    Corequisite(s): NT 163W , FEE 902
    Lecture Hours: 0 Lab Hours: 135
    Meets MTA Requirement: None
    Pass/NoCredit: No

    Outcomes and Objectives
    1. Demonstrate Human Flourishing, Nursing Judgment, and Spirit of Inquiry while developing Professional Identity as an ADN to improve the quality of care for patients, families, and communities.
      1. Analyze potential consequences for patients when applying the ethical decision-making process.
      2. Analyze information and applies agency policies and procedures in plan of care.
      3. Organize and collaborate with the patient to provide health care that incorporates diverse values/practices.
      4. Use and evaluate knowledge of holistic influences when providing care in adult medical-surgical patients.
      5. Examine and applie nursing literature in clinical decision making.
      6. Analyze and interpret assessment data to formulate priority nursing diagnoses for adult medical-surgical patients with complex needs.
      7. Implement individualized plan of care with short- and long-term goals and constructs adjustments to plan.
      8. Evaluate goals and revise plan of care.
      9. Develop and implement individualized patient-centered teaching, applying teaching/learning principles based on patient’s strenghts and barriers.
      10. Maintain professional nursing behaviors.
      11. Value contributions of stanardization and reliability for quality and safety
      12. Administer and evaluate enteral, topical, intramuscular, subcutaneous and intravenous medications with the required supervision, adhering to Medication Administration Assessment Tool.
      13. Utilize therapeutic communication to promote relationship-centered care while maintaining confidentiality.
      14. Determine need for patient advocacy and proposes strategies to help patients make informed decisions.
      15. Identify components of delegation in clinical situations, and delegates appropriately with RN supervision.
      16. Collaborate with peers and other members of the health care team to achieve quality patient care.
  
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    NT 163W - Advanced Principles of Adult Care for the LPN/Licensed Paramedic

    Credits: 3
    Facilitates learning opportunities in the areas of cardiopulmonary, endocrine, gastroenterology, hematology, musculoskeletal, nephrology, neurology and reproductive in the adult with emphasis on critical thinking in basic to complex nursing care. For successful completion, a grade of at least a “C” must be earned in both this course and concurrent lab course NT 163LW  (lab grade will be same as theory grade).

    Prerequisite(s): NT 161W  and NT 162W  with minimum grade of “C” for both LPNs and Paramedics; NT 160W  and NT 160LW  for Paramedics with minimum grade of “C” (2.0).
    Corequisite(s): NT 163LW , FEE 902
    Lecture Hours: 45 Lab Hours: 0
    Meets MTA Requirement: None
    Pass/NoCredit: No

    Outcomes and Objectives
    1. Demonstrate Human Flourishing, Nursing Judgment, and Spirit of Inquiry while developing Professional Identity as an ADN to improve the quality of care for patients, families, and communities.
      1. Analyze potential consequences for patients when applying the ethical decision-making process.
      2. Analyze information and applies agency policies and procedures in plan of care.
      3. Organize and collaborate with the patient to provide health care that incorporates diverse values/practices.
      4. Use and evaluate knowledge of holistic influences when providing care in adult medical-surgical patients.
      5. Examine and applie nursing literature in clinical decision making.
      6. Analyze and interpret assessment data to formulate priority nursing diagnoses for adult medical-surgical patients with complex needs.
      7. Implement individualized plan of care with short- and long-term goals and constructs adjustments to plan.
      8. Evaluate goals and revise plan of care.
      9. Develop and implement individualized patient-centered teaching, applying teaching/learning principles based on patient’s strenghts and barriers.
      10. Maintain professional nursing behaviors.
      11. Value contributions of stanardization and reliability for quality and safety
      12. Administer and evaluate enteral, topical, intramuscular, subcutaneous and intravenous medications with the required supervision, adhering to Medication Administration Assessment Tool.
      13. Utilize therapeutic communication to promote relationship-centered care while maintaining confidentiality.
      14. Determine need for patient advocacy and proposes strategies to help patients make informed decisions.
      15. Identify components of delegation in clinical situations, and delegates appropriately with RN supervision.
      16. Collaborate with peers and other members of the health care team to achieve quality patient care.
  
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    NT 215LW - Transition-Maternity Nursing Lab

    Credits: 1
    Provides clinical opportunities to apply the ADN competencies of Human Flourishing, Nursing Judgment, Professional Identity and Spirit of Inquiry while providing nursing care for women and newborns in selected maternity health care settings. For successful completion, a grade of at least a “C” must be earned in this course and concurrent theory course NT 215W  (lab grade will be the same as theory grade). Credit may be earned in either NUR 115LW  , NPT 115LW  or NT 215W  , but not all

    Prerequisite(s): Prerequisite: NT 163W , NT 163LW  or NUR 101BW , or NUR 101BLW  with a minimum grade of “C” (2.0).
    Corequisite(s): NT 215W , NT 216W , NT 216LW , NT 219W  and NT 219LW , FEE 902
    Lecture Hours: 0 Lab Hours: 45
    Meets MTA Requirement: None
    Pass/NoCredit: No

    Outcomes and Objectives
    1. Demonstrate Human Flourishing, Nursing Judgment, and Spirit of Inquiry while developing Professional Identity as an ADN to improve the quality of care for patients, families, and communities.
      1. Apply ethical and legal guidelines to maternity health care and communications concerns regarding ethical dilemmas of maternity patients to appropriate personnel.
      2. Recognize significant information, seeks clarification in the policy and procedure manuals and adds to plan of care.
      3. Identify diverse practices influencing health care outcomes from maternity patients.
      4. Use knowledge of holistic influences when providing care to maternity patients and their families.
      5. Interpret nursing literature for usefulness in care of maternity patients.
      6. Analyze and interpret assessment data to select priority nursing diagnoses for maternity patients.
      7. Develop an individualized plan of care with realistic and measurable goals, implements plan of care, and makes adjustments after consulting with instructor.
      8. Evaluate goals and revise plan of care with the input of instructor.
      9. Identify and demonstrate patient centered teaching, applying teaching/learning principles to maternity patients.
      10. Explain and demonstrate professional nursing behaviors.
      11. Participate as a team member to design, promote and model effective use of technology and standardized practices that support safety and quality.
      12. Administer and evaluate enteral, topical, intramuscular, subcutaneous and intravenous medications to maternity patients with required supervision, adhering to Medication Administration Assessment Tool.
      13. Adapt therapeutic communication techniques while caring for maternity patients and support systems in a confidential manner.
      14. Identify situations where patient advocacy may be indicated and suggests appropriate nursing interventions.
      15. Recognize and follow through with delegated tasks.
      16. Using a problem-solving approach, communicate to peers and other members of the health care team regarding the care of maternity patients.
  
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    NT 215W - Transition-Maternity Nursing

    Credits: 2
    Discusses nursing care interventions to promote a safe childbirth experience and teaching for the childbearing family. Focuses on distinguishing normal from abnormal conditions during the reproductive, antepartum, intrapartum, newborn and postpartum periods. For successful completion, a grade of at least a “C” must be earned in this course and concurrent lab course NT 215LW  (lab grade will be same as theory grade).

    Prerequisite(s): NT 163W , NT 163LW  or NUR 101BW  or NUR 101BLW  with a minimum grade of “C” (2.0).
    Corequisite(s): NT 215LW , NT 216W , NT 216LW , NT 219W , NT 219LW , FEE 902
    Lecture Hours: 30 Lab Hours: 0
    Meets MTA Requirement: None
    Pass/NoCredit: No

    Outcomes and Objectives
    1. Demonstrate Human Flourishing, Nursing Judgment, and Spirit of Inquiry while developing Professional Identity as an ADN to improve the quality of care for patients, families, and communities.
      1. Apply ethical and legal guidelines to maternity health care and communications concerns regarding ethical dilemmas of maternity patients to appropriate personnel.
      2. Recognize significant information, seeks clarification in the policy and procedure manuals and adds to plan of care.
      3. Identify diverse practices influencing health care outcomes from maternity patients.
      4. Use knowledge of holistic influences when providing care to maternity patients and their families.
      5. Interpret nursing literature for usefulness in care of maternity patients.
      6. Analyze and interpret assessment data to select priority nursing diagnoses for maternity patients.
      7. Develop an individualized plan of care with realistic and measurable goals, implements plan of care, and makes adjustments after consulting with instructor.
      8. Evaluate goals and revise plan of care with the input of instructor.
      9. Identify and demonstrate patient centered teaching, applying teaching/learning principles to maternity patients. 1J. Explain and demonstrate professional nursing behaviors. 1K. Participate as a team member to design, promote and model effective use of technology and standardized practices that support safety and quality.
      10. Administer and evaluate enteral, topical, intramuscular, subcutaneous and intravenous medications to maternity patients with required supervision, adhering to Medication Administration Assessment Tool.
      11. Adapt therapeutic communication techniques while caring for maternity patients and support systems in a confidential manner.
      12. Identify situations where patient advocacy may be indicated and suggests appropriate nursing interventions.
      13. Recognize and follow through with delegated tasks.
      14. Using a problem-solving approach, communicate to peers and other members of the health care team regarding the care of maternity patients.
  
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    NT 216LW - Transition-Pediatric Nursing Lab

    Credits: 1
    Provides clinical opportunities to apply the ADN competencies of Human Flourishing, Nursing Judgment, Professional Identity and Spirit of Inquiry while providing nursing care for children in selected pediatric health care settings. For successful completion, a grade of at least a “C” must be earned in this course and concurrent theory course NT 216W  (lab grade will be the same as theory grade).

    Prerequisite(s): NUR 101BW , NUR 101BLW  or NT 163W , NT 163LW  with minimum grade of “C” (2.0).
    Corequisite(s): NT 215W , NT 215LW , NT 216W , NT 219W , NT 219LW , FEE 902
    Lecture Hours: 0 Lab Hours: 45
    Meets MTA Requirement: None
    Pass/NoCredit: No

    Outcomes and Objectives
    1. Demonstrate Human Flourishing, Nursing Judgment, and Spirit of Inquiry while developing Professional Identity as an ADN to improve the quality of care for patients, families, and communities.
      1. Apply ethical and legal guidelines to pediatric health care and communications concerns regarding ethical dilemmas of pediatric patients to appropriate personnel.
      2. Recognize significant information, seeks clarification in the policy and procedure manuals and adds to plan of care.
      3. Identify diverse practices influencing health care outcomes from pediatric patients.
      4. Use knowledge of holistic influences when providing care to pediatric patients and their families.
      5. Interpret nursing literature for usefulness in care of pediatric patients.
      6. Analyze and interpret assessment data to select priority nursing diagnoses for pediatric patients.
      7. Develop an individualized plan of care with realistic and measurable goals, implements plan of care, and makes adjustments after consulting with instructor.
      8. Evaluate goals and revise plan of care with the input of instructor.
      9. Identify and demonstrate patient centered teaching, applying teaching/learning principles to pediatric patients.
      10. Explain and demonstrate professional nursing behaviors.
      11. Participate as a team member to design, promote and model effective use of technology and standardized practices that support safety and quality.
      12. Administer and evaluate enteral, topical, intramuscular, subcutaneous and intravenous medications to pediatric patients with required supervision, adhering to Medication Administration Assessment Tool.
      13. Adapt therapeutic communication techniques while caring for pediatric patients and support systems in a confidential manner.
      14. Identify situations where patient advocacy may be indicated and suggests appropriate nursing interventions.
      15. Recognize and follow through with delegated tasks.
      16. Using a problem-solving approach, communicates to peers and other members of the health care team regarding the care of pediatric patients.
  
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    NT 216W - Transition-Pediatric Nursing

    Credits: 2
    Prerequisite: NUR 101BW , NUR 101BLW , or NPT 102BW, NPT 102BLW, or NT 163W , NT 163LW  with a minimum grade of “C” (2.0). Concurrent enrollment in NT 216LW . Discusses nursing care of the pediatric population and family unit during wellness and illness. Focuses on distinguishing normal from abnormal conditions, and principles of growth and development as relates to the pediatric population. For successful completion, a grade of at least a “C” must be earned in both this course and concurrent lab course NT 216LW  (lab grade will be the same as theory grade).

    Prerequisite(s): NUR 101BW , NUR 101BLW  or NT 163W , NT 163LW  with a minimum grade of “C” (2.0).
    Corequisite(s): NT 215W , NT 215LW , NT 216LW , NT 219W , NT 219LW , fee 902
    Lecture Hours: 30 Lab Hours: 0
    Meets MTA Requirement: None
    Pass/NoCredit: No

    Outcomes and Objectives
    1. Demonstrate Human Flourishing, Nursing Judgment, and Spirit of Inquiry while developing Professional Identity as an ADN to improve the quality of care for patients, families, and communities.
      1. Apply ethical and legal guidelines to pediatric health care and communications concerns regarding ethical dilemmas of pediatric patients to appropriate personnel.
      2. Recognize significant information, seeks clarification in the policy and procedure manuals and adds to plan of care.
      3. Identify diverse practices influencing health care outcomes from pediatric patients.
      4. Use knowledge of holistic influences when providing care to pediatric patients and their families.
      5. Interpret nursing literature for usefulness in care of pediatric patients.
      6. Analyze and interpret assessment data to select priority nursing diagnoses for pediatric patients.
      7. Develop an individualized plan of care with realistic and measurable goals, implements plan of care, and makes adjustments after consulting with instructor.
      8. Evaluate goals and revise plan of care with the input of instructor.
      9. Identify and demonstrate patient centered teaching, applying teaching/learning principles to pediatric patients.
      10. Explain and demonstrate professional nursing behaviors.
      11. Participate as a team member to design, promote and model effective use of technology and standardized practices that support safety and quality.
      12. Administer and evaluate enteral, topical, intramuscular, subcutaneous and intravenous medications to pediatric patients with required supervision, adhering to Medication Administration Assessment Tool.
      13. Adapt therapeutic communication techniques while caring for pediatric patients and support systems in a confidential manner.
      14. Identify situations where patient advocacy may be indicated and suggests appropriate nursing interventions.
      15. Recognize and follow through with delegated tasks.
      16. Using a problem-solving approach, communicates to peers and other members of the health care team regarding the care of pediatric patients.
  
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    NT 219LW - Transition-Mental Health Nursing Lab

    Credits: 1
    Provides clinical opportunities to apply the ADN competencies of Human Flourishing, Nursing Judgment, Professional Identity and Spirit of Inquiry while providing nursing care for patients in selected mental health settings. Students will focus on the application of therapeutic communication techniques, psychiatric assessment skills, integration of psychopharmacology and the nursing process. For successful completion a grade of at least a “C” must be earned in this course and concurrent theory course NT 219W  (lab grade will be the same as theory grade). Credit may be earned in NT 219LW or NUR 119LW , but not both.

    Prerequisite(s): NUR 101BW , NUR 101BLW  or NT 163W , NT 163LW  with a minimum grade of “C” (2.0).
    Corequisite(s): NT 215W , NT 215LW , NT 216W , NT 216LW , NT 219W , FEE 902
    Lecture Hours: 0 Lab Hours: 45
    Meets MTA Requirement: None
    Pass/NoCredit: No

    Outcomes and Objectives
    1. Demonstrate Human Flourishing, Nursing Judgment, and Spirit of Inquiry while developing Professional Identity as an ADN to improve the quality of care for patients, families, and communities.
      1. Apply ethical and legal guidelines to mental health care and communications concerns regarding ethical dilemmas of mental health patients to appropriate personnel.
      2. Recognize significant information, seek clarification in the policy and procedure manuals and adds to plan of care.
      3. Identify diverse practices influencing health care outcomes from mental health patients.
      4. Use knowledge of holistic influences when providing care to mental health patients and their families.
      5. Interpret nursing literature for usefulness in care of mental health patients.
      6. Analyze and interpret assessment data to select priority nursing diagnoses for mental health patients.
      7. Develop an individualized plan of care with realistic and measurable goals, implements plan of care, and makes adjustments after consulting with instructor.
      8. Evaluate goals and revise plan of care with the input of instructor.
      9. Identify and demonstrate patient centered teaching, applying teaching/learning principles to mental health patients.
      10. Explain and demonstrate professional nursing behaviors.
      11. Participate as a team member to design, promote and model effective use of technology and standardized practices that support safety and quality.
      12. Administer and evaluate enteral, topical, intramuscular, subcutaneous and intravenous medications to mental health patients with required supervision, adhering to Medication Administration Assessment Tool.
      13. Adapt therapeutic communication techniques while caring for mental health patients and support systems in a confidential manner.
      14. Identify situations where patient advocacy may be indicated and suggests appropriate nursing interventions.
      15. Recognize and followsthrough with delegated tasks.
      16. Using a problem-solving approach, communicates to peers and other members of the health care team regarding the care of mental health patients.
  
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    NT 219W - Transition-Mental Health Nursing

    Credits: 2
    Provides a theoretical framework for students to understand mental health and mental illness. Emphasizes use of the nursing process to provide and manage care for individuals of various ages and cultural groups with psychiatric disorders and chemical dependence. For successful completion, a grade of at least a “C” must be earned in this course and concurrent lab course NT 219LW  (lab grade will be the same as theory grade). Credit may be earned in NT 219W or NUR 119W  but not both.

    Prerequisite(s): NUR 101BW , NUR 101BLW  or NT 163W , NT 163LW  with a minimum grade of “C” (2.0).
    Corequisite(s): NT 215W , NT 215LW , NT 216W , NT 216LW , NT 219LW , FEE 902
    Lecture Hours: 30 Lab Hours: 0
    Meets MTA Requirement: None
    Pass/NoCredit: No

    Outcomes and Objectives
    1. Demonstrate Human Flourishing, Nursing Judgment, and Spirit of Inquiry while developing Professional Identity as an ADN to improve the quality of care for patients, families, and communities.
      1. Apply ethical and legal guidelines to mental health care and communications concerns regarding ethical dilemmas of mental health patients to appropriate personnel.
      2. Recognize significant information, seek clarification in the policy and procedure manuals and adds to plan of care.
      3. Identify diverse practices influencing health care outcomes from mental health patients.
      4. Use knowledge of holistic influences when providing care to mental health patients and their families.
      5. Interpret nursing literature for usefulness in care of mental health patients.
      6. Analyze and interpret assessment data to select priority nursing diagnoses for mental health patients.
      7. Develop an individualized plan of care with realistic and measurable goals, implements plan of care, and makes adjustments after consulting with instructor.
      8. Evaluate goals and revise plan of care with the input of instructor.
      9. Identify and demonstrate patient centered teaching, applying teaching/learning principles to mental health patients.
      10. Explain and demonstrate professional nursing behaviors.
      11. Participate as a team member to design, promote and model effective use of technology and standardized practices that support safety and quality.
      12. Administer and evaluate enteral, topical, intramuscular, subcutaneous and intravenous medications to mental health patients with required supervision, adhering to Medication Administration Assessment Tool.
      13. Adapt therapeutic communication techniques while caring for mental health patients and support systems in a confidential manner.
      14. Identify situations where patient advocacy may be indicated and suggests appropriate nursing interventions.
      15. Recognize and followsthrough with delegated tasks.
      16. Using a problem-solving approach, communicates to peers and other members of the health care team regarding the care of mental health patients.
  
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    NT 290-299 - Special Projects in Nursing Transition


    Meets MTA Requirement: None

Office Administration & Technology

  
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    OAT 105W - Time Management

    Credits: 1
    Explores the principles of effective time and life management. Develops skills in time management using a traditional paper planner as well as an electronic calendar.

    Prerequisite(s): READING LEVEL 2 and WRITING LEVEL 3 and OAT 170  or equivalent touch typing and computer background
    Corequisite(s): None
    Lecture Hours: 15 Lab Hours: 0
    Meets MTA Requirement: None
    Pass/NoCredit: Yes

    Outcomes and Objectives
    1. Apply the principles of effective time and life management.
      1. Define time management.
      2. Review the effects of event control.
      3. Identify time robbers and procrastination patterns.
      4. Identify and define personal values.
      5. Set short- and long-term goals.
      6. Examine personal productivity and how it can be maximized.
    2. Demonstrate the learning of time and life management principles through writing.
      1. Summarize assigned readings about time and life management.
      2. React to and apply the strategies in the assigned readings to self.
    3. Demonstrate an understanding of using a traditional paper planner to develop and improve planning skills and personal productivity.
      1. Develop daily, monthly, and yearly calendars.
      2. Create prioritized daily task lists and use forwarding and completion symbols.
      3. Use supplemental planner tools such as diary and work record pages, expense records, and /or the address book.
      4. Use a planner to record personal and professional goals and dailyactivities necessary to accomplish them.
    4. Demonstrate an understanding of using an electronic calendar.
      1. Input and access data on an electronic calendar including events and tasks.
      2. Provide for completion and forwarding of daily tasks.
      3. Maintain an address book with personal and professional contact information.
      4. Customize calendar and address book preferences.
      5. Activate calendar sharing.
    5. Demonstrate the application of personal time management strategies through classroom behaviors.
      1. Participate in class.
      2. Arrive on time for all class sessions and stay until class is dismissed.
      3. Meet deadlines for class assignments and projects.
  
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    OAT 116 - Introduction to the Medical Office

    Credits: 2
    Introduces basic medical office processes. Includes medical recordkeeping, scheduling, and patient registration. Also introduces basic accounting procedures including journalizing, posting, banking, and payroll.

    Prerequisite(s): MATH LEVEL 2 and READING LEVEL 2 and WRITING LEVEL 3
    Corequisite(s): None
    Lecture Hours: 30 Lab Hours: 0
    Meets MTA Requirement: None
    Pass/NoCredit: Yes

    Outcomes and Objectives
    1. Demonstrate an understanding of basic medical office processes.
      1. Prepare a daily schedule.
      2. Demonstrate an understanding of how state and federal regulations apply to medical processes.
      3. Participate in mock patient interactions.
      4. Evaluate billing information that applies to a claim form.
      5. Enter patient registration demographics.
    2. Demonstrate an understanding of medical office accounting concepts and processes.
      1. List and define the functions of accounting.
      2. Record medical transactions in the basic accounting equation.
      3. Demonstrate an understanding of how revenue, expenses, and withdrawals affect the accounting equation.
      4. Generate financial statements from prepared accounts.
      5. Journalize petty cash transactions.
      6. Calculate payroll and produce earning records.
    3. Analyze and record patient transactions.
      1. Use a medical recordkeeping system to enter patient-care transactions including charges, payments, adjustments, and transfers.
      2. Balance a daysheet, complete end-of-day calculations, and produce a bank deposit.
      3. Generate a daily report.
    4. Demonstrate professionalism appropriate for the workplace.
      1. Participate in class.
      2. Follow written and oral directions.
      3. Complete and submit assignments on time.
      4. Participate constructively in activities.
    5. Analyze and record patient transactions.
      1. Create and use patient accounts
      2. Use a pegboard system to enter patient-care transactions including charges, payments, adjustments, and transfers
      3. Balance a daysheet, complete end-of-day calculations, and produce a bank deposit
  
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    OAT 151 - Business Communication I

    Credits: 3
    Includes principles and composition of effective basic business letters and memos as well as accuracy in grammar, spelling, punctuation, sentence structure, and format.

    Prerequisite(s): READING LEVEL 2 and WRITING LEVEL 3 and OAT 170  or equivalent touch typing and computer background
    Corequisite(s): None
    Lecture Hours: 45 Lab Hours: 0
    Meets MTA Requirement: None
    Pass/NoCredit: Yes

    Outcomes and Objectives
    1. Demonstrate a familiarity with communication foundations.
      1. Explain communication process including nonverbal and verbal channels
      2. Demonstrate communication strategies appropriate for business relationships and problem solving
      3. Understand the significance of intercultural communication
      4. Examine electronic communication including but not limited to e-mail, teleconferencing, document processing, electronic research, social networks, and Internet
    2. Access, analyze, and utilize information.
      1. Identify an information need
      2. Access electronic information utilizing the on-line card catalog, electronic indices, and Internet resources such as e-mail and the Web
      3. Analyze and evaluate the appropriateness of the sources
      4. Evaluate and utilize the information for letters and memos
    3. Master basic writing skills using Standard English.
      1. Apply accepted grammar
      2. Use correct punctuation
      3. Develop well-constructed sentences
      4. Produce logical paragraphs
      5. Produce documents appropriate for business use
    4. Demonstrate an understanding of the composition process.
      1. Define the purpose of the message, analyze the audience, establish the main idea, and choose the appropriate channel and medium
      2. Organize and formulate an accurate, concise, and coherent message in an appropriate tone
      3. Edit, rewrite, produce, and proofread the message
      4. Write some of the letters and/or memos in a proctored setting; e.g., in class, in the Testing Center, or in some other pre-arranged proctored setting.
    5. Develop an understanding of the different message plans.
      1. Write a direct request appropriate for a given situation
      2. Write a routine, positive message appropriate for a given situation
      3. Write a bad news message appropriate for a given situation
      4. Write a persuasive message appropriate for a given situation
    6. Format documents.
      1. Format personal and business letters
      2. Format memos
      3. Format e-mail messages
    7. Demonstrate professionalism appropriate for the workplace.
      1. Attend class promptly and consistently
      2. Follow written and oral directions
      3. Complete and submit assignments on time
      4. Participate constructively in classroom activities
      5. Display civility toward other class members and the instructor
      6. Demonstrate academic integrity
  
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    OAT 152 - Business Communication II

    Credits: 3
    Studies effective verbal and nonverbal communication in business. Emphasizes audience reaction, logical organization, tone, clarity, and accuracy. Involves career information, the research process, and reporting.

    Prerequisite(s): OAT 151  with a “C” (2.0) grade minimum.
    Corequisite(s): None
    Lecture Hours: 45 Lab Hours: 0
    Meets MTA Requirement: None
    Pass/NoCredit: Yes

    Outcomes and Objectives
    1. Demonstrate the ability to function as an effective team member.
      1. Discuss and display team development, team roles, dealing with conflict, and methods for reaching group decisions.
      2. Use techniques for organizing team-based written and oral presentations.
      3. Reflect on the effectiveness, interaction, and dynamics of the team.
    2. Access, analyze, and utilize information.
      1. Identify an information need.
      2. Access electronic information utilizing electronic databases and Internet resources.
      3. Analyze and evaluate the credibility of sources.
      4. Evaluate and utilize the information for oral and written reports.
    3. Demonstrate an understanding of the research process.
      1. Demonstrate an understanding of primary and secondary research.
      2. Apply primary and/or secondary research techniques.
      3. Analyze and evaluate the data for use in reporting.
      4. Develop a references page consisting of traditional and electronic sources for use in a business report.
    4. Demonstrate knowledge of written reporting techniques commonly used in business.
      1. Write a short report or proposal utilizing the results of primary and/or secondary research on a business-related topic.
      2. Write a long report (in APA style) complete with preliminary and supplementary pages, appropriate graphics, and in-text citations.
    5. Demonstrate knowledge of effective oral reporting techniques.
      1. Plan presentations by determining the purpose and analyzing the audience.
      2. Prepare presentations by collecting data and organizing it in a logical format.
      3. Develop effective visual aids for presentations.
      4. Deliver presentations in a professional manner.
    6. Demonstrate knowledge of the process of entering the job market.
      1. Explore employment resources available online and/or in Career Services.
      2. Write a resume.
      3. Write an application letter.
      4. Demonstrate knowledge of effective interview techniques.
      5. Write related employment messages.
    7. Demonstrate professionalism appropriate for the workplace.
      1. Participate in class.
      2. Follow written and oral directions.
      3. Complete and submit assignments on time.
      4. Participate constructively in activities.
      5. Display civility toward other class members and the instructor.
      6. Demonstrate academic integrity.
  
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    OAT 153 - Police Report Writing

    Credits: 1
    Requires a grade of “C” (2.0) or better to complete the Basic Police Training Academy. Develops and enhances writing skills necessary to law enforcement including preparation of police reports, incident reports, summaries of witness and complaint interviews, and criminal case summaries.

    Prerequisite(s): Instructor permission required
    Corequisite(s): CJ 101 , LWT 175  and LWA 280  
    Lecture Hours: 15 Lab Hours: 0
    Meets MTA Requirement: None
    Pass/NoCredit: Yes

    Outcomes and Objectives
    1. Know spelling requirements.
      1. Demonstrate spelling ability
      2. Know where to find the correct spelling
    2. Demonstrate word structure, syntax, content, and appropriate usage.
      1. Demonstrate proper word usage
      2. Demonstrate proper sentence structure
      3. Demonstrate proper syntax
      4. Demonstrate proper content
      5. Demonstrate active and passive voice
      6. Demonstrate proper verb use
    3. The student will know how to write for different audiences.
      1. Write reports for criminal investigators, courts, media, prosecutors, defense lawyers, and traffic investigators.
      2. Usage of abbreviations
      3. Usage of synonyms and antonyms
    4. Demonstrate intelligence gathering for reports
      1. Demonstrate appropriate use of who, what, why, where, how.
      2. Gathering proper facts for different report writing
      3. Asking questions, interrogation and interviewing
      4. Sketching and diagrams
      5. Use of photography
      6. Narration
      7. Routing reports
  
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    OAT 155W - Editing

    Credits: 2
    Develops proofreading and editing skills. Reviews business writing principles and the use of revision symbols. Emphasizes revising both format and content of business documents. Requires a service learning experience.

    Prerequisite(s): OAT 151  and OAT 171  both with a grade of “C” or better.
    Corequisite(s): None
    Lecture Hours: 30 Lab Hours: 0
    Meets MTA Requirement: None
    Pass/NoCredit: Yes

    Outcomes and Objectives
    1. Demonstrate proofreading skill.
      1. Identify errors in documents using appropriate proofreading methods.
    2. Edit and revise business documents.
      1. Use standard revision symbols for typographical errors, spelling errors, word division, capitalization, number expression, punctuation, grammatical construction, word usage, and inconsistencies.
      2. Punctuate business documents.
      3. Identify and apply appropriate business document style for a given situation.
    3. Evaluate final documents.
      1. Compare the original writing task to the final document.
    4. Participate in an academic service learning project.
      1. Select a service-learning placement site and an appropriate opportunity either online or on ground.
      2. Participate for a minimum of three hours at an approved placement site utilizing proofreading, editing, and/or writing skills through standard English applications.
      3. Keep a reflective journal of dates, tasks, hours, and thoughts about the experience.
      4. Write a follow-up letter to thank the supervisor for the experience.
      5. Share information orally about the service learning experience in an informal classroom setting.
      6. Write a brief one- to two-page memo report summarizing the service-learning project following the conventions of edited standard written English.
    5. Perform writing tasks to promote learning of concepts.
      1. Document attainment of skills learned.
      2. Demonstrate knowledge of subject.
    6. Demonstrate professionalism appropriate for the workplace
      1. Attend class promptly and consistently.
      2. Follow written and oral directions.
      3. Complete and submit homework on time.
      4. Participate constructively in classroom activities.
      5. Display civility toward other class members and the instructor.
      6. Demonstrate academic integrity.
  
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    OAT 160 - Records Management

    Credits: 3
    Covers principles and practices of effective records management for manual and electronic records systems using alphabetic, numeric, and subject methods. Introduces and applies database concepts needed for understanding electronic records storage and retrieval methods including creating, modifying, sorting, searching, and printing. Explores database queries to produce tables and reports. Credit may be earned in OAT 160 or OAT 157 but not in both.

    Prerequisite(s): READING LEVEL 2 and WRITING LEVEL 3, and OAT 170  with a minimum grade of “B” (3.0).
    Corequisite(s): None
    Lecture Hours: 45 Lab Hours: 0
    Meets MTA Requirement: None
    Pass/NoCredit: Yes

    Outcomes and Objectives
    1. Manage paper and electronic records using alphabetic, numeric, and subject filing methods.
      1. Use the alphabetic, numeric, and subject methods to incorporate the steps of the filing process–inspecting, indexing, coding, sorting, and storing.
      2. Prepare cross-references as needed.
      3. Retrieve information through requisition and charge-out procedures.
      4. Demonstrate mastery of filing concepts and records management terminology.
      5. Locate designated files and record requested information.
    2. Develop and understanding of a database management system.
      1. Create a database structure using various field types.
      2. Create queries and reports that will extract records that meet specific criteria.
      3. Demonstrate knowledge of a computer database through creating, modifying, sorting, searching, and printing records.
      4. Enter data into multiple tables within a database.
      5. Modify table field properties to reduce data entry errors.
    3. Demonstrate professionalism appropriate for the workplace.
      1. Participate in class.
      2. Follow written and oral directions.
      3. Complete and submit assignments on time.
      4. Participate constructively in activities.
      5. Display civility toward other class members and the instructor.
      6. Demonstrate academic integrity.
  
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    OAT 170 - Keyboarding

    Credits: 2
    Develops the touch system of the alphabetic, numeric, symbol keys and the 10-key pad of the microcomputer keyboard. Credit may be earned in OSE 170 or OAT 170 but not in both. A waiver test is available for those who are proficient in typing.

    Prerequisite(s): None
    Corequisite(s): None
    Lecture Hours: 30 Lab Hours: 0
    Meets MTA Requirement: None
    Pass/NoCredit: Yes

    Outcomes and Objectives
    1. Demonstrate the ability to use the letter, number, and symbol keys on the computer keyboard.
      1. Complete practice work using the letter, number, and symbol keys
      2. Complete at least three time writings that show the ability to keyboard by touch for 3 minutes at 25-30 gross words per minute with five or fewer errors. (Error correction is not allowed.)
    2. Demonstrate the ability to use the numeric keypad on the computer keyboard.
      1. Complete practice work using the numeric keypad.
      2. Complete at least two timings that show the ability to keystroke by touch for 5 minutes on 100-stroke problems at a rate of 75-80 keystrokes per minute with no more than one incorrect answer. (Error correction is allowed.)
    3. Demonstrate the ability to use the computer effectively and efficiently.
      1. Operate the keyboard by touch using correct technique.
      2. Use computers, printers, and storage media.
      3. Open, close, and use various software programs.
    4. Demonstrate a basic understanding of document processing.
      1. Use text enhancement features (bold, underline, italics, all caps, font changes), various alignments, tabs, line spacing changes, text selection methods, and cursor movement commands.
      2. Format simple documents, such as letters and reports.
    5. Demonstrate the ability to proofread typed copy.
      1. Proofread timed writings for accuracy.
      2. Proofread and correct errors on document processing projects.
    6. Demonstrate efficient work habits.
      1. Attend class promptly and consistently.
      2. Follow written and oral directions.
      3. Meet homework and project deadlines.
  
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    OAT 171 - Document Processing: Beginning

    Credits: 3
    Uses MS Word to introduce the formatting of business correspondence, reports, and tables. Develops speed and accuracy on the computer keyboard.

    Prerequisite(s): OAT 170  Keyboarding with minimum grade of “B”
    Corequisite(s): None
    Lecture Hours: 45 Lab Hours: 0
    Meets MTA Requirement: None
    Pass/NoCredit: Yes

    Outcomes and Objectives
    1. Efficiently use the computer.
      1. Operate the keyboard by touch using correct technique.
      2. Operate the equipment efficiently.
      3. Use external storage devices.
    2. Increase speed and accuracy on the alphabetic, numeric, and symbol keys.
      1. Review the reaches to the alphabetic, numeric, and symbol keys.
      2. Complete assigned exercises using skillbuilding software to increase entry-level keyboarding speed at least 5 wpm.
      3. Complete five-minute timings at a rate of at least 30 words a minute with no more than five errors.
    3. Demonstrate the mastery of the MS Word features needed to format business correspondence, reports, and tables.
      1. Identify the parts of the Word screen.
        1. Use Page Setup for margins and vertical centering.
      2. Insert and adjust page numbering.
        1. Create numbered and bulleted paragraphs.
      3. Know program defaults.
        1. Manage documents (select, delete, and rename files).
      4. Use Widow/Orphan control.
        1. Use shortcut menus.
      5. Create, save, and print documents.
        1. Use View modes.
      6. Delete and set tabs; use left, right, center, decimal, and leader tabs; adjust tabs.
        1. Insert date and page breaks.
      7. Use save as to save a document with a new name.
        1. Create, edit, and print envelopes.
      8. Use the ruler for setting tabs, indents, and margins.
        1. Use show/hide markers to troubleshoot a document.
      9. Use word wrap.
      10. Cut, copy, and paste text.
      11. Use and modify AutoCorrect options.
      12. Work with multiple windows.
      13. Use and modify Spelling and Grammar checker.
      14. Use and make changes to the Print dialog box.
      15. Change the default folder, copy folders, and delete folders.
      16. Use Print Preview and its tools.
      17. Exit Word and Windows.
      18. Use the Table feature (including merging, selecting, AutoFit, table positioning, formatting borders, and aligning text).
      19. Edit a document using movement and deletion commands.
      20. Split and join paragraphs.
      21. Select text with keyboard and mouse commands.
      22. Use Undo and Redo buttons.
      23. Use keyboard shortcuts. (Ctrl + S, O, P, N, A, B, I, U, E, 1, 2)
      24. Format characters with all caps, bolding, italicizing, and underlining.
      25. Use the Help feature.
      26. Format paragraph s (display non-printing characters; change text alignment, indents, and line spacing).
    4. Demonstrate knowledge of current formats for business letters, memos, tables, and academic and business reports.
      1. Use critical thinking skills to complete homework assignments that require formatting of mailable letters, memos, tables, and reports.
      2. Use critical thinking skills to produce correctly formatted, mailable documents within a designated period of time (performance tests).
    5. Demonstrate professionalism appropriate for the workplace.
      1. Attend class promptly and consistently.
      2. Follow written and verbal directions.
      3. Complete and submit homework on time.
      4. Participate constructively in classroom activities.
      5. Display civility toward other class members and the instructor.
      6. Demonstrate academic integrity.
  
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    OAT 172 - Document Processing: Intermediate

    Credits: 3
    Studies the efficient use of MS Word for the production of complex business correspondence, reports, and tables. Introduces the use of appropriate punctuation in business documents. Increases speed and accuracy on the computer keyboard.

    Prerequisite(s): OAT 171  or with a “C” (2.0) grade minimum.
    Corequisite(s): None
    Lecture Hours: 45 Lab Hours: 0
    Meets MTA Requirement: None
    Pass/NoCredit: Yes

    Outcomes and Objectives
    1. Develop further the efficient use of the computer.
      1. Operate the keyboard by touch with increased speed and accuracy.
      2. Operate the equipment efficiently.
      3. Use software functions efficiently.
    2. Increase speed and accuracy on the computer keyboard.
      1. Complete assigned exercises using skillbuilding software to increase entry-level keyboarding speed at least 6 wpm.
      2. Complete five-minute timings at a rate of at least 40 wpm with no more than five errors.
    3. Demonstrate mastery of the MS Word features needed to format complex business correspondence, reports, and tables.
      1. Review MS Word features covered in OAT 171 .
      2. Create, use, and delete folders; copy and paste documents into folders.
      3. Place path and file name on documents using the Insert feature.
      4. Use nonbreaking hyphens and optional hyphens for appropriate word division.
      5. Use nonbreaking spaces for appropriate word group division.
      6. Select landscape paper size.
      7. Format and print on letterhead and envelopes.
      8. Select and print to specific printers.
      9. Use the sort feature.
      10. Use the find and replace feature.
      11. Use serif and sans serif fonts.
      12. Adjust the font size and typeface on envelopes, page numbers, headers, footers, endnotes, and footnotes to match the source document font.
      13. Create and edit headers and footers.
      14. Adjust the header and footer margin.
      15. Create and edit footnotes and endnotes.
      16. Adjust page numbering when title pages are part of the document.
      17. Insert page breaks and section breaks appropriately to format different parts of a report.
      18. Use appropriate tab types and the visual alignment method to create columnar information.
      19. Use the table feature and be able to insert and delete columns and rows; join and split cells; format lines, borders, and shading; change table alignment; change text direction; and repeat table heading row.
      20. Use the table feature to create side-by-side columns for documents such as minutes of meetings and itineraries.
    4. Demonstrate mastery of the formatting of complex business correspondence, tables, and report styles.
      1. Use critical thinking skills to complete homework assignments that require application of current formatting models to the production of mailable letters, memos, tables, and reports.
      2. Use critical thinking skills to complete performance tests that require application of current formatting models to the production of mailable letters, memos, tables, and reports within a specified period of time.
    5. Recognize and apply correct punctuation on business documents.
      1. Learn and apply standard rules of punctuation to assigned homework documents.
      2. Apply standard punctuation to the production of mailable test documents.
    6. Demonstrate efficient work habits.
      1. Attend class promptly and consistently.
      2. Follow written and oral directions.
      3. Meet established deadlines for homework projects.
  
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    OAT 175 - Electronic Calculation

    Credits: 2
    Develops the touch system of data entry for addition and incorporates the functions of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division for various business applications using electronic calculating tools.

    Prerequisite(s): MATH LEVEL 2 and READING LEVEL 2 and WRITING LEVEL 3
    Corequisite(s): None
    Lecture Hours: 30 Lab Hours: 0
    Meets MTA Requirement: None
    Pass/NoCredit: Yes

    Outcomes and Objectives
    1. Demonstrate a mastery of the operating features of electronic calculating tools.
      1. Use basic mathematical functions
      2. Use electronic calculating tools
    2. Demonstrate a mastery of the touch system on the 10-key pad.
      1. Assume correct posture and hand position
      2. Keystroke rapidly and accurately by touch
    3. Demonstrate a mastery of the fundamental operations of electronic calculating tools.
      1. Perform the following operations:
      2. Addition and subtraction
      3. Subtotals
      4. Repeat addition and subtraction
      5. Multiplication
      6. Percentages
      7. Constant factors
      8. Multiple factors
      9. Accumulation of products
      10. Division
      11. Amount and percent of change
      12. Constant divisor
      13. Accumulation of quotients
      14. Chain division
      15. Combined operations
    4. Develop efficient work habits.
      1. Attend class promptly and consistently
      2. Follow written and oral directions
      3. Complete and submit homework on time
 

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