Sep 22, 2020  
Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2017 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


 

Spanish

  
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    SPAN 360 - Spanish Through Genre Analysis (W)


    3 hours

    This course is a historical study of some major literary works from Spain and Spanish America as presented in short story, novel, drama, poetry, and essay. Special emphasis given to political impact, social context, and individual characteristics of chosen literary works. This course will be conducted entirely in Spanish and will focus on active speaking, reading, text analysis, and writing.
    Prerequisite(s): ELIT 216 , SPAN 243 , and MDLG 230  for Spanish/Spanish Teaching majors or approval of the department .
    FALL | WINTER
  
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    SPAN 454 - Latino Literature (W)


    3 hours

    This course is designed to approach literary production of U.S. Latinos and Mexican-Americans. Works reflect their socio-cultural significance in the national fabric of U.S. society. Their inevitable linguistic tension is an assumed common “national” space of literary production, which presents a variety of works that project a social struggle, a political agenda, and a beauty of narrative by today’s still considered non-canonical authors in the U.S. This course offered in English.
    This course is cross-listed with ELIT 454 . A student may receive credit for this course from only one program.
    Prerequisite(s): ELIT 216  and MDLG 230  or approval of the department.
    FALL | WINTER
  
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    SPAN 465 - Topics in Spanish


    1-3 hours

    See SPAN 265  for course description.
    FALL | WINTER
  
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    SPAN 490 - Comprehensive Examination Preparation


    1 hour

    This course is designed to provide academic support for Spanish majors who will be taking the MCE required for graduation. One member of the faculty will meet with the student regularly to provide the opportunity to cover material pertinent to this examination. Spanish majors must take this course prior to graduation in the last semester. Results of the MCE will be the final grade for this course.
    FALL | WINTER
  
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    SPAN 495 - Directed Study


    1-3 hours

    See SPAN 295  for course description.
    FALL | WINTER

Technology

  
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    TECH 114 - Oxy-Acetylene Welding


    1 hour

    Gas welding and brazing of sheet metal in preparation for typical body shop welding jobs. Personal safety glasses required. Certain specialized welding processes will be taught, such as TIG, cast iron, or others to be arranged on an individual basis. Lab Fee: 4 ($30).
    WINTER
  
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    TECH 115 - Arc Welding (SERV-2)


    2 hours

    A course designed to give basic understanding of arc welding processes. Emphasis will be given to MIG as well as conventional stick welding. One project required that will be donated to the Samaritan Center or similar organization. Each student must purchase safety glasses and welding gloves. Lab Fee: 5 ($60).
    FALL | WINTER
  
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    TECH 121 - Construction Safety


    2 hours

    This course addresses the application of safety principles in construction with emphasis on the Occupation Safety and Health Act of 1970. The OSHA 30 certification online course is part of this Class. Lab Fee: 10 ($210).
    FALL
  
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    TECH 122 - Woodworking for Artists


    1 hour

    A study of woodworking shop safety, hand and machine tools, jointery, and proper methods of picture frame and stretcher construction. One period lecture and one period laboratory each week. Lab Fee: 4 ($30).
    FALL | WINTER
  
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    TECH 128 - Beginning Blacksmithing


    1 hour

    This course will cover the basics of the craft of blacksmithing and shop safety. Topics will include fire building and management, hammer techniques to shape steel, other tools used to shape steel and the making of some of those tools, and forge welding. The student will take a validation exam to demonstrate competency in the class.
    FALL | WINTER
  
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    TECH 132 - Electrical-Residential


    3 hours

    A practical overview primarily focused on the essential components, fundamental concepts, and design/code considerations of residential electrical wiring from a trade and management perspective. Lab Fee: 12 ($300).
    FALL
  
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    TECH 133 - Plumbing-Residential


    1 hour

    A practical overview primarily focused on the essential components, fundamental concepts, and design/code considerations of residential plumbing from a trade and management perspective. Lab Fee: 12 ($300).
    WINTER
  
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    TECH 135 - Finishes-Drywall, Painting, Tile, and Trim Work


    1 hour

    A practical overview primarily focused on the essential components, fundamental concepts, and design/code considerations of residential finishes from a trade and management perspective.
    WINTER
  
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    TECH 136 - HVAC and Insulation


    2 hours

    A practical overview primarily focused on the essential components, fundamental concepts, and design/code considerations of residential HVAC (heating, ventilating, and air conditioning) from a trade and management perspective. Emphasis will also be placed on calculating heat/AC loads and their relationship to a building’s thermal efficiency (insulation).
    WINTER
  
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    TECH 138 - Practical Technology for Developing Countries


    2 hours

    This course covers technologies that third world countries desperately need and that service organizations required to effectively help in devastated areas. This class is hands on and very practical.
    FALL | WINTER
  
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    TECH 140 - Structures and Analysis I


    2 hours

    An introductory course in the calculated analysis of forces acting on a structure in equilibrium and the reactive structural behavior to those forces. Topics covered may include, but not be limited to: resultants, moment, load paths, equilibrium, free body diagrams, friction, center of gravity, moment of inertia, stress and strain. Lab Fee: 4 ($30).
    FALL
  
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    TECH 147 - Methods and Materials of Construction


    2 hours

    This course is designed to provide the students with an understanding of the most commonly used materials in the construction industry, their inherent and manipulated properties, and industry applications. The history and development of materials will also be considered. Individual and group projects related to the studied materials will provide hands-on manipulation and personal creativity. Field trips will be scheduled to supplement student exposure and learning. Lab Fee: 1 ($10).
    WINTER
  
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    TECH 149 - Introduction to Mechanical Drawing and CADD


    3 hours

    An introductory level course in Computer-Aided Drafting Design (CADD) using AutoCAD software in orthographic projection, surface development, sectioning, pictorial representation, dimensioning, and working drawings. Drawings plotted to scale on A, B, C, and D size paper. Six periods of laboratory each week. Lecture as announced by the instructor. Lab Fee: 3 ($20).
    This course is cross-listed with ENGR 149 . A student may receive credit for this course from only one program.
    FALL
  
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    TECH 151 - Introduction to Architectural Drafting and CADD (SERV-2)


    3 hours

    An introduction to skills and basic knowledge of architectural drafting. Emphasis is on lettering, orthographic projection, parallel line pictorial drawings, shades and shadows, and perspective drawing. Open to all students. Lab Fee: 2 ($15).
    FALL
  
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    TECH 152 - Structures and Analysis II


    2 hours

    A continued study in the calculated analysis of forces acting on a structure in equilibrium and the reactive structural behavior to those forces. Topics covered may include, but not be limited to: stress and strain, torsion, shear forces, bending moments, deflection. Design calculations will be considered for beams, columns, and connections with consideration given based on the properties of different materials. Lab Fee: 4 ($30).
    Prerequisite(s): TECH 140 .
    WINTER
  
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    TECH 154 - Woodworking (SERV-2)


    3 hours

    A study of hand and machine tools, jointery, and proper methods of furniture construction. The required introductory project will be donated to a charitable organization such as the Samaritan Center. One period lecture, six periods laboratory each week. A supplies fee will be charged for the cost of the materials used in project construction. Lab Fee: 4 ($30).
    FALL | WINTER
  
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    TECH 157 - Electrical, Mechanical and Finishes II


    2 hours

    A practical overview primarily focused on the principles and practice of finish installations of a construction project from a trade and management perspective. Topics will include but not be limited to insulation, sheetrock, interior trim, floor coverings, paint, cabinets, and installation of electrical, plumbing, and HVAC fixtures. Local codes will be considered as required. Hands-on experience provided through real building project. Lab Fee: 10 ($210).
    FALL | WINTER
  
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    TECH 164 - Automotive Maintenance


    2 hours

    A course designed to help the car owner become knowledgeable in the matters of buying, servicing, and maintaining the auto. The student will work on his own car or on one belonging to the shop. One period lecture and three periods laboratory each week. Lab Fee: 4 ($30).
    FALL
  
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    TECH 166 - Auto Electrical Systems


    2 hours

    A course designed to give a basic understanding of automotive electrical systems. Basic electrical principles and troubleshooting techniques will be taught. Emphasis will be given to lighting, charging, starting and accessory systems. One period lecture, three periods lab per week. Lab Fee: 7 ($120).
    FALL
  
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    TECH 167 - Suspension, Steering and Alignment


    3 hours

    A course designed to give understanding of automotive suspension and steering systems. Chassis service, repair, and troubleshooting will be taught. Alignment of both two and four wheel alignment systems will be taught.One and a half period lecture and four and a half hours of labs per week.
    FALL
  
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    TECH 168 - Manual Drive Train, and Axles


    3 hours

    A study of manual drive train operation, diagnosis and repair, clutches, manual transmissions and transaxles. Repair of differentials and transfer cones will be taught as well as four wheel drive theory, operation, and service.
    FALL
  
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    TECH 169 - Automotive Brakes


    3 hours

    A study of brake system operations, troubleshooting, and repair. Conventional and antilock brake systems will be taught.
    FALL
  
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    TECH 173 - Carpentry-Residential


    2 hours

    A practical overview primarily focused on the essential components, fundamental concepts, and design/code considerations of residential carpentry from a trade and management perspective. We will be covering all aspects of house framing and of building decks.
    WINTER
  
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    TECH 175 - Engine Rebuilding and Machining


    4 hours

    A course designed to acquaint the student with major engine diagnosis, decision making and overhaul procedures. Machining and measuring processes related to engine rebuilding will be taught. Each student will be required to rebuild an engine and do engine machine work. Two periods lecture, six periods of lab per week.
    WINTER
  
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    TECH 178 - Heating and Air Conditioning


    2 hours

    A course designed to teach the principles of heating and air conditioning systems. Emphasis will be given to service and trouble shooting of manual and automatic heating systems of late model cars. One period lecture, three periods lab per week.
    WINTER
  
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    TECH 179 - Principles of Concrete and Masonry Construction


    3 hours

    A practical overview primarily focused on the essential components, fundamental concepts, and design/code considerations of residential concrete and masonry from a trade and management perspective. Lab Fee: 12 ($300).
    FALL
  
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    TECH 181 - Real-Estate Development


    3 hours

    This course is designed to provide skills in identifying the attributes of real estate that lead to successful development. It will emphasis site selection, through physical inspections looking at topography, hydrology and orientation to the sun, research of prior ownership and use, research on zoning ordinances. This course will also develop skills in acquisition financing, development and sale of the completed property. Lab Fee: 5 ($60).
    FALL
  
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    TECH 183 - Basic Electronics


    3 hours

    An introductory course to the properties of electricity/electronics as they pertain to AC and DC electrical circuits and devices such as diodes, transistors and integrated circuits. Intended to introduce the beginning student to the field of electronics. Two three-hour lecture/labs each week.
    FALL | WINTER
  
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    TECH 230 - Automatic Transmission


    3 hours

    A course designed to give understanding of automatic transmissions, transaxle overhaul and troubleshooting. Transmission removal, installation, rebuilding, and service will be taught. One hour lecture and five hours lab time per week.
    WINTER
  
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    TECH 244 - Graphic Production


    3 hours

    This course is designed to meet the needs of Public Relations, Graphic Design, Journalism and Communication students who will be working with a print service provider. Students will be working (hands on) with real printing jobs, selecting paper, ink, image carriers, offset or digital presses, and screen printing to print materials from single color to four color process. The knowledge and experience gained from this class will be most beneficial in planning a print job for a service provider. Lab Fee: 7 ($120).
    Prerequisite(s): ARTG 238  or JOUR 208  or permission of instructor.
    WINTER
  
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    TECH 248 - CADD Mechanical


    3 hours

    This course covers the application of CAD skills using AutoCAD software to the areas of architecture, structural design, pipe, welding, fasteners, pattern development, cams and gears and map drafting. Six periods of laboratory each week. Lecture as announced by the instructor. Lab Fee: 2 ($15).
    Prerequisite(s): TECH 149  or TECH 151 .
    WINTER
  
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    TECH 253 - Residential Construction Codes


    3 hours

    The International Residential Code is covered in the order a residential building, from site-work and foundations to fire-safety and environmental requirement of a finished residence including requirements for plumbing, mechanical, fuel gas, and electrical systems.
    FALL
  
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    TECH 254 - Furniture Design and Construction


    3 hours

    Emphasis will be placed on the design and techniques necessary to construct a quality piece of furniture. Two-three hour lecture/lab each week. A supplies fee will be charged for the cost of the materials used in project construction. Lab Fee: 4 ($30).
    Prerequisite(s): TECH 154 .
    FALL | WINTER
  
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    TECH 255 - Construction Estimating–Residential


    3 hours

    Commercial and residential cost planning techniques will be taught including overhead, labor, materials, and hidden costs. How to schedule to efficiently utilize the work for subcontractors will be taught, along with bid preparation and cost analysis of materials and profit margins.
    FALL
  
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    TECH 262 - Construction Contract Administration


    2 hours

    Surveys, administrative procedures of general and subcontractors. Studies documentation, claims, arbitration, litigation, bonding, insurance, and indemnification. Discusses ethical practices. Lecture and field trips. Lab Fee: 3 ($20).
    FALL
  
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    TECH 264 - Automotive Repair


    3 hours

    A course designed to give basic understanding of the automobile. Main emphasis is given to power plant and drive train design, operation and service. One period lecture and three periods laboratory each week. All lab learning experience is on actual cars either from the community or personal vehicles.
    FALL
  
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    TECH 265 - Topics in Technology


    1-3 hours

    Topics selected from areas of technology not covered in other courses. May be repeated with permission.
    FALL | WINTER
  
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    TECH 270 - Service in Construction (SERV-2)


    1-2 hours

    An integrated application for development and reinforcement of trade and/or management skills through service initiatives. Students, collaboratively with the construction management instructor will seek out, select, arrange, and participate in service activities that engage and challenge the utilization of elements from their construction management education and through which immediate benefits are brought to others. To be at least 50 documented hours per credit hour completed during the semester taken. Activity involvement outside the semester may count toward the 50 hours needed at the discretion of the instructor. Submission of the two-year portfolio required for successful completion. May be taken for 1 or 2 credits.
    Prerequisite(s): Second year Construction Management major and instructor approval.
    WINTER
  
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    TECH 274 - Estimating and Automotive Business Practices


    2 hours

    A course in estimate writing, customer relations, and business practice in an automotive shop. Training in how to use an estimated labor time guide as well as parts purchasing will be included.
    Prerequisite(s): Minimum of 25 hours of Auto courses.
    WINTER
  
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    TECH 276 - Engine Performance and Computers


    3 hours

    Electronic and computerized ignition systems operating theory will be emphasized. Each student will be taught drivability diagnosis and troubleshooting techniques for electronic and computerized systems. Hands on diagnosis practice using diagnostic equipment on live vehicles will be given.
    WINTER
  
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    TECH 277 - Engine Fuel and Emission Controls


    4 hours

    Both carburetor and fuel injection operation theory, and standard and electronic carburetion systems theory will be covered. Fuel injection diagnosis and repair as well as carburetor overhaul procedures will be taught. Emission control operation as well as trouble shooting and service procedures will be taught.
    FALL
  
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    TECH 278 - History of Architecture


    3 hours

    Studies of the history of architecture and urban design. Focus on religious and secular monuments and their settings. Domestic architecture and infrastructure, regional constructional, and compositional traditions from ancient, medieval, and renaissance through to the present.
    FALL | WINTER
  
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    TECH 291 - Practicum


    1-3 hours

    Supervised work experience in Auto Body or Auto Service. Procedures and guidelines are available from the department. The required hours are 50 hours per credit hour.
    Prerequisite(s): Departmental approval and completion of 27 semester hours of Technology classes.
    FALL | WINTER
  
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    TECH 295 - Directed Study


    1-3 hours

    The study of a specific problem in the field of Technology. A written report of the problem may be required by the supervising instructor. Open only to those earning a minor in Technology.
    FALL | WINTER
  
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    TECH 299 - Advanced Engine Performance


    3 hours

    A course in advanced electronic and computerized engine control system theory and diagnostics. On board diagnostics II on 1995 and later vehicles will be taught. Lab experience will include scan tool and lab scope usage in diagnosing OBDII systems.
    Prerequisite(s): TECH 276  or equivalent.
    WINTER
  
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    TECH 328 - Advanced Architectural Drafting


    3 hours

    This course covers all aspects of the development of working drawings for complete sets of plans for residential and commercial construction. Students will use up-to-date CAD software and develop the skill to complete such plans efficiently. One hour of lecture and two hours of lab. Lab Fee: 2 ($15).
    Prerequisite(s): TECH 151  or equivalent.
    FALL | WINTER
  
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    TECH 348 - 3D CAD Drafting


    3 hours

    This course is designed to give the student hands-on experience with modern 3D drafting software to produce architectural elevations, perspective drawings, walk-through animations, and presentations for applications in architectural drafting. One hour lecture and two hours of lab. Lab Fee: 2 ($15).
    Prerequisite(s): TECH 151  or equivalent.
    FALL | WINTER
  
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    TECH 352 - Construction Estimating-Commercial


    3 hours

    Commercial cost planning techniques will be taught including overhead, labor, materials, and hidden costs. How to schedule to efficiently utilize the work for subcontractors will be taught, along with bid preparation and cost analysis of materials and profit margins. Lab Fee: 12 ($300).
    Prerequisite(s): Construction Estimating-Residential and must be junior or senior in the CM program.
    FALL
  
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    TECH 354 - Furniture Design and Construction


    3 hours

    See TECH 254  for course description. Lab Fee: 4 ($30).
    Prerequisite(s): TECH 154 .
    FALL | WINTER
  
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    TECH 374 - Diesel Engines


    3 hours

    Study of diesel operational theory and repair; includes types of engines, fuel injection systems, air induction systems, exhaust systems, cooling systems, starting systems and controls. Recommended TECH 277 .
    Prerequisite(s): TECH 166 , TECH 175 TECH 264 , TECH 276 .
    FALL | WINTER
  
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    TECH 375 - Engine Rebuilding and Machining


    4 hours

    See TECH 175  for course description
    FALL | WINTER
  
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    TECH 376 - Automation and Robotics


    4 hours

    Basic elements and principles of computer integrated manufacturing including terminology, computer hardware/software and interfacing, system integration, flexible manufacturing, and robotic applications.
    FALL | WINTER
  
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    TECH 377 - Engine Performance and Computers


    3 hours

    See TECH 276  for course description.
    FALL | WINTER
  
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    TECH 465 - Topics in Technology


    1-3 hours

    See TECH 265  for course description.
    FALL | WINTER
  
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    TECH 480 - Construction Management Senior Project


    3 hours

    This project will be a “capstone” or culminating activity that will draw from all the coursework studied in the Construction Management program. This project will show how much the final project will cost and how long it will take to build. Lab Fee: 7 ($120).
    Prerequisite(s): Must be a senior in the CM program. Entry by instructor approval only.
    WINTER
  
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    TECH 491 - Advanced Practicum


    2 hours

    Supervised work experience in Auto Service. Procedures and guidelines are available from the department. The required hours are 50 hours per credit hour.
    Prerequisite(s): Completion of TECH 291 . Practicum and departmental approval required.
    FALL | WINTER
  
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    TECH 492 - Internship


    3 hours

    Supervised work experience in architectural or mechanical drafting. Procedures and guidelines are available from the department.
    Prerequisite(s): Departmental approval and completion of 21 semester hours of Technology courses.
    FALL | WINTER
  
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    TECH 495 - Directed Study


    1-3 hours

    See TECH 295  for course description.
    FALL | WINTER

Vegetarian Culinary Arts

  
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    VGCA 101 - Professional Cooking: Vegetarian Main Dishes and Entrees I


    1 hour

    This course equips the student with skills necessary to prepare a variety of vegetarian and vegan main dishes and entrees. Lacto-ovo and vegan dishes will be explored along with the health benefits of individual ingredients. Lab Fee: 9 ($180).
    FALL | WINTER
  
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    VGCA 105 - Professional Cooking: Baking and Pastry I


    1 hour

    This course covers basic theory and skill sets used throughout the fields of baking and pastry preparation. Use of kitchen tools and techniques specific to baking and pastry are taught. Students will learn the importance of exact ratios and the function of each ingredient in turning out perfect baked products. Methods such as creaming, blending, foaming, meringues, and straight doughs are covered. Lab Fee: 9 ($180).
    FALL | WINTER
  
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    VGCA 109 - Professional Cooking: Soups, Sandwiches and Salads I


    1 hour

    This course covers a range of cold prep foods including the healthful preparation of vegetarian and vegan soups, sandwiches, salads, and salad dressings. Lab Fee: 9 ($180).
    FALL | WINTER
  
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    VGCA 113 - Professional Cooking: Desserts I


    1 hour

    This course teaches the culinary skills necessary to prepare vegetarian and vegan desserts including custards, creams, sauces, fruit salad, fruit pies/cakes, cookies, chocolate-based desserts, and others. Lab Fee: 10 ($210).
    FALL | WINTER
  
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    VGCA 117 - Professional Cooking: Vegetables, Grains and Side Dishes I


    1 hour

    This course covers health preparation of vegetables and grains and the preparation of appropriate side dishes for the menu. Lab Fee: 9 ($180).
    FALL | WINTER
  
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    VGCA 121 - Professional Cooking: Fresh and Raw I


    1 hour

    This course covers techniques for preparing entrees, side dishes, and desserts using primarily fresh and raw ingredients. Lab Fee: 8 ($150).
    FALL | WINTER
  
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    VGCA 125 - International Ethnic Cuisines: The Americas I


    1 hour

    This course explores regional cuisines of the Americas. Lab Fee: 9 ($180).
    FALL | WINTER
  
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    VGCA 140 - Professional Cooking: Beverages I (Elective)


    1 hour

    This course covers the healthful preparation of a wide array of beverages including health and sport beverages, smoothies, tea and tea service, and juices. Lab Fee: 8 ($150).
    FALL | WINTER
  
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    VGCA 142 - Professional Cooking: Fish and Poultry (Elective)


    1 hour

    This course will teach the culinary skills necessary to prepare basic clean meat entrees using fish and poultry. In SDA health care, long-term care, and camp environments, preparation and service of clean meats is present. Preparation of clean meats relative to safety, handling, cooking, and serving is important for employment in these environments and others. Lab Fee: 9 ($180).
    FALL | WINTER
  
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    VGCA 144 - Professional Cooking: Beef (Elective)


    1 hour

    This course teaches the culinary skills necessary to prepare meat entrees using beef. In SDA health care, long-term care, and camp environments, preparation and service of clean meats is present. Preparation of clean meats relative to safety, handling, cooking, and serving is important for employment in these environments and others. Lab Fee: 9 ($180).
    FALL | WINTER
  
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    VGCA 146 - Professional Cooking: Appetizers I (Elective)


    1 hour

    This course covers the healthful preparation and artful presentation of appetizers. Lab Fee: 9 ($180).
    FALL | WINTER
  
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    VGCA 151 - Food Safety and Sanitation


    2 hours

    This course covers essential techniques for preserving the nutritional value of food without compromising the absolute requirement for providing safe and wholesome food. Techniques for sanitizing the workplace and preventing foodborne illness are covered. ServSafe certification is part of this course. Lab Fee: 6 ($60).
    FALL | WINTER
  
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    VGCA 161 - Introduction to Culinary Arts and Skills


    2 hours

    This course covers the evolution of classical and modern culinary skills. This course covers basic food preparation techniques for cooking eggs and preparing and serving dairy products. Basic knife skills, cooking techniques, garnishing, and sauce and stock preparation are covered. Lab Fee: 13 ($325).
    FALL | WINTER
  
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    VGCA 171 - Introduction to Food Purchasing, Preparation and Presentation


    3 hours

    This course covers menu development, food identity standards, product quality, as purchased/edible portion calculations, having the necessary ingredients in the appropriate state, and various forms of food presentation. Scaling production for small to large operations, food/menu costing, purchasing, and scheduling are covered. Lab Fee: 7 ($120).
    FALL | WINTER
  
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    VGCA 175 - Introduction to Culinary Supervision and Management


    2 hours

    This course covers various aspects of supervision, personnel management, employment laws, and payroll.
    FALL | WINTER
  
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    VGCA 181 - Introduction to Marketing for Culinary Professionals


    1 hour

    This course covers basic marketing strategies essential for understanding how to be successful as a culinary professional. The requirement for a professional portfolio as part of a personal marketing plan is introduced.
    FALL | WINTER
  
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    VGCA 191 - Health Benefits of Vegetarian Diets I


    2 hours

    This course covers historical aspects of vegetarian diets including vegan, raw and whole foods dietary patterns. Health benefits and potential pitfalls are discussed. Current research is explored with relevance to preparing healthful vegetarian menus.
    FALL | WINTER
  
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    VGCA 202 - Professional Cooking: Main Dishes and Entrees II


    1 hour

    This course teaches the culinary skills necessary to prepare meat analogs and more complex entree recipes with emphasis on portioning and advanced cooking methods. Lab Fee: 9 ($180).
    FALL | WINTER
  
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    VGCA 206 - Professional Cooking: Baking and Pastry II


    1 hour

    This course covers the culinary skills necessary to prepare different yeast and non-yeast, bakery products such as breads, laminated doughs, cakes, biscotti, etc. Lab Fee: 9 ($180).
    FALL | WINTER
  
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    VGCA 210 - Professional Cooking: Soups, Sandwiches and Salads II


    1 hour

    This course covers the healthful preparation of vegetarian and vegan soups, sandwiches, salads, and salad dressings. Additional emphasis is placed on commercial production, taste testing and sensory evaluation, and advanced cold preparation kitchen skills. Lab Fee: 9 ($180).
    FALL | WINTER
  
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    VGCA 214 - Professional Cooking: Desserts II


    1 hour

    This course teaches the culinary skills necessary to prepare advanced vegetarian and vegan desserts. Lab Fee: 10 ($210).
    FALL | WINTER
  
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    VGCA 218 - Professional Cooking: Vegetables, Grains and Side Dishes II


    1 hour

    This course covers healthful preparation of vegetables and grains using advanced kitchen preparation skills and traditional as well as unique recipes and ingredients. Vegan recipes will be emphasized. Lab Fee: 9 ($180).
    FALL | WINTER
  
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    VGCA 226 - International and Ethnic Cuisines: Europe and Asia I


    1 hour

    This course explores various regional cuisines of Europe and Asia. Lab Fee: 9 ($180).
    FALL | WINTER
  
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    VGCA 230 - Nutritional Cooking I


    1 hour

    This course teaches the culinary skills necessary to prepare a wide variety of vegetarian and vegan main dishes and entrees. Lacto-ovo, vegan and raw dishes are explored along with the health benefits of individual ingredients. Lab Fee: 8 ($150).
    FALL | WINTER
  
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    VGCA 292 - Vegetarian Culinary Arts Internship


    4 hours

    This course provides the student with 400 clock hours of culinary experience at a restaurant, catering company, hospital food service, camp, or other food service operation. This gives the student the opportunity to put into practice skills they have learned in class. Internship placement assistance will be provided by Southern. Weekly meeting and/or tele-conference with a University professor is required.
    FALL | WINTER
 

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