Nov 25, 2020  
2016-2017 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
2016-2017 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


DSCC courses are offered in rotation. The frequency of course offerings is designated by (F) for fall semester, (Sp) for spring semester, (Su) for summer semester, or As Needed; location is designated by (Dyersburg) for Dyersburg, (GCC) for DSCC Gibson County Center and (JNC) for DSCC Jimmy Naifeh Center at Tipton County. The frequency and location of courses are listed in the following descriptions; while DSCC makes every attempt to offer courses as indicated, course offerings and locations are subject to change.

Some courses offered at Dyersburg State Community College are designed for transfer for completion of a bachelor’s degree while other courses focus on specific career skills rather than for transfer. Courses to increase career skills are designated as **Not Part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway** in the course description.

 

Accounting

  
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    ACCT 1010 - Principles of Accounting I

    Credits: 3
    F - Dyersburg/F - JNC
    Prerequisites: ENGL 0810 , ACT Mathematics subscore of 21 or greater or MATH 1005  or DSPM 0850 , READ 0810  

    This course is an introduction to accounting principles, practices, and techniques with an emphasis on the preparation and reporting of financial statements.  Financial accounting is the primary emphasis of ACCT 1010. 3 hours lecture.

    TN eCampus Equivalent Course - ACCT 1010

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    ACCT 1020 - Principles of Accounting II

    Credits: 3
    Sp - Dyersburg/Sp - JNC
    Prerequisites: ACCT 1010  

    This course is a continuation of ACCT 1010 , Principles of Accounting I, and an introduction to the preparation and use of managerial and cost accounting concepts utilized in planning and controlling operations. 3 hours lecture.

    TN eCampus Equivalent Course - ACCT 1020

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    ACCT 2321 - Intermediate Accounting I

    Credits: 3
    **Not Part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway**

    F-Dyersburg/F-JNC
    Prerequisites: ACCT 1020  

    This course is an in-depth study of the conceptual framework of accounting theory and the preparation of financial statements and financial disclosures. Topics may include income measurement and profitability analysis, time value of money, cash and receivables, measurement and valuation of inventory and cost of goods sold, and accounting for plant assets and intangibles. 3 hours lecture.

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    ACCT 2331 - Tax Accounting

    Credits: 3
    **Not Part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway**

    F-Dyersburg/F-JNC
    This course introduces the student to basic taxation principles and applications. Topics may include history of taxation, tax legislation, federal and state regulations, preparation of tax forms, and other tax matters. 3 hours lecture.

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    ACCT 2341 - Cost Accounting

    Credits: 3
    **Not Part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway**

    Sp-Dyersburg/Sp-JNC
    Prerequisites: ACCT 1020  

    This course introduces the student to the processes used to prepare cost accounting information for decision making in internal operations. 3 hours lecture.

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    ACCT 2382 - Accounting Systems Applications

    Credits: 3
    **Not Part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway**

    Sp-Dyersburg/Sp-JNC
    Prerequisites: ACCT 1010  

    This course presents the process of setting up and maintaining an accounting information system using computerized accounting software. 3 hours lecture.

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    ACCT 2392 - Accounting Internship

    Credits: 3
    **Not Part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway**

    As Needed
    Prerequisites: Students should be in their last or next-to-last semester, have completed ACCT 1010 and ACCT 1020, and have completed at least 33 hours toward the AAS-Business/Accounting Concentration degree.

    This course requires 135 hours working in the accounting field. 3 hours lecture.

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    ACCT 2399 - Accounting Capstone

    Credits: 3
    **Not Part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway**

    Sp-Dyersburg/Sp-JNC
    Prerequisites: ACCT 1020  

    This course reviews topics covered in courses included in the accounting curriculum. 3 hours lecture.

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Administrative Professional Technology

  
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    ADMN 1308 - Office Procedures

    Credits: 3
    **Not Part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway**

    F - Dyersburg
    Prerequisites: READ 0810  

    This course covers job functions that are common to most offices, including scheduling appointments, processing incoming/outgoing communications and using telecommunications systems/services to accomplish tasks and follow procedures. The course is designed to teach problem solving and creative thinking from the perspective of an administrative office manager while maintaining the principles of human relations, ethics and legal perspectives. 3 hours lecture.

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    ADMN 1309 - Records Management

    Credits: 3
    **Not Part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway**

    Sp - Dyersburg
    Prerequisites: READ 0810  

    This course provides an opportunity to demonstrate management decisions involved in planning, organizing, and controlling the records of an organization. Topics include using ARMA rules for alphabetic, geographic, subject, chronologic, and numeric filing; simulating filing procedures and techniques; and exploring computer filing methods and micrographics. 3 hours lecture.

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    ADMN 1311 - Word Processing I

    Credits: 3
    **Not Part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway**

    F, Sp, Su - Dyersburg, F, Sp, Su - JNC, F, Sp, Su - GCC
    Prerequisites: READ 0810  

    This course is application oriented and includes designing and editing a variety of business documents, with emphasis on decision making and problem solving based on document design principles and mail standards. 3 hours lecture.

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    ADMN 1322 - Presentation Applications

    Credits: 3
    **Not Part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway**

    F, Sp - Dyersburg/ F, Sp - Jnc/ F, Sp - GCC
    Prerequisites: READ 0810  

    This course is designed to prepare, edit and format a presentation. Students will gain experience in adding animation, using WordArt, and creating organizational charts for use in presentations. 3 hours lecture.

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    ADMN 2308 - Administrative Office Management

    Credits: 3
    **Not Part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway**

    F - Dyersburg
    Prerequisites: READ 0810  

    This course is a study of practices and procedures of current office concepts including travel arrangements, itinerary planning and conference arrangements.  This course also includes supervision of office personnel and labor management relations. 3 hours lecture.

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    ADMN 2310 - Advanced Word Processing

    Credits: 3
    **Not Part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway**

    F, Sp. Su - Dyersburg/ F, Sp, Su - JNC/ F, Sp, Su - GCC
    Prerequisites: READ 0810  

    This course emphasizes creating and editing advanced text documents and importing the text documents into desktop publishing software packages. 3 hours lecture.

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    ADMN 2375 - Career Development and Planning

    Credits: 3
    **Not Part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway**

    F - Dyersburg
    Prerequisites: ENGL 1010  

    This course builds bridges from classroom to career. Practical assignments connect students directly with the business community, employers, and the Internet. This course provides students with knowledge to gain a competitive advantage in the workplace through career self-assessment and job search, resume and cover letter writing, interviewing, and job-building strategies. 3 hours lecture.

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    ADMN 2395 - APT (Administrative Professional Technology) Internship

    Credits: 3
    **Not Part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway**

    F, Sp, Su - Dyersburg/ F, Sp, Su - JNC/ F, Sp, Su - GCC
    Prerequisites: Approval by Department Chair - Students must have completed 12-15 hours in ADMN courses prior to being allowed to take the course.

    This course requires students to apply critical thinking, problem-solving, and communications skills to a real or simulated business environment. 3 hours lecture.

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Advanced Integrated Industrial Technology

  
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    AIIT 1002 - Power Development

    Credits: 1
    **Not Part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway**

    F, Sp - Dyersburg/F, Sp - JNC
    Prerequisites: MATH Competencies 1-5, READ 0810 

     

    This course introduces the concept of power development with hydraulic and pneumatic systems. AIIT 1002 covers introduction of hydraulics and pneumatics, power unit operation, circuit connections and basic cylinder circuits. 1 hour lecture.

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    AIIT 1102 - Fluid Power Distribution

    Credits: 2
    **Not Part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway**

    F, Sp - Dyersburg/F, Sp - JNC
    Prerequisites: AIIT 1002  

    This course focuses on the generation, control and application of effective power of pumped or compressed fluids (either liquids or gases) to provide force and motion to mechanisms. AIIT 1102 covers basic motor circuits, schematics, pressure vs. cylinder force, leverage, and friction or air resistance. 2 hours lecture.

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    AIIT 1103 - Concepts of Advanced Manufacturing

    Credits: 4
    **Not Part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway**

    F, Sp - Dyersburg/F, Sp - JNC
    Prerequisites: MATH Competencies 1-5, READ 0810  

    The student must provide documentation of successful completion of a manufacturing or industrial technology program at a Tennessee College of Applied Technology (TCAT) to the Dean of Business, Technology and Allied Health to receive permission to enroll in this course.

    This course is a transition course for those students accepted into the Advanced Integrated Industrial Technology Program with a certificate of completion from an acceptable manufacturing or similar program at a Tennessee College of Applied Technology. The course focuses on the principles of advanced manufacturing including fluid control, electricity, workplace safety, mechanical systems, process controls, pneumatics and hydraulics. 4 hours lecture.

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    AIIT 1111 - Electrical Controls & Electrical Power Distribution

    Credits: 3
    **Not Part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway**

    F, Sp - Dyersburg/F, Sp - JNC
    Prerequisites: AIIT 1211  

    This course focuses on the types of electrical control systems, circuits, power generation and distribution. AIIT 1111 covers ladder logic, relay, motor controls, transformers, circuit analysis, inductors, capacitors and three-phase distribution systems. 3 hours lecture.

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    AIIT 1202 - Piping, Pneumatic & Installation

    Credits: 1
    **Not Part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway**

    F, Sp - Dyersburg/F, Sp - JNC
    Prerequisites: MATH Competencies 1-5, READ 0810  

    This course focuses on the importance of piping characteristics and selection for use in manufacturing processes. AIIT 1202 covers safety, specifications, selection and installation of various piping systems. 1 hour lecture.

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    AIIT 1203 - Mechanical Installation

    Credits: 1
    **Not Part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway**

    F, Sp - Dyersburg/F, Sp - JNC
    Prerequisites: MATH Competencies 1-5, READ 0810  

    This course focuses on the safe and efficient installation of mechanical systems. AIIT 1203 covers rigging concepts, hoists, lifts, slings, ropes and the proper installation of common mechanical devices. 1 hour lecture.

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    AIIT 1211 - Basic Electricity and Electrical Installation

    Credits: 2
    **Not Part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway**

    F, Sp - Dyersburg/F, Sp - JNC
    Prerequisites: MATH Competencies 1-5, READ 0810  

    This course focuses on the basics of electricity, electrical measurements and the safe installation of industrial electrical power distribution. AIIT 1211 covers series and parallel circuits, measurements of voltage, current and resistance, sizing of transformers, electrical substations, wire selection and raceway properties and installation. 2 hours lecture.

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    AIIT 1302 - Integrated Process Control

    Credits: 2
    **Not Part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway**

    F, Sp - Dyersburg/F, Sp - JNC
    Prerequisites: AIIT 1111 , AIIT 1211 , AIIT 1501  

    This course covers measurement and instrumentation concepts and applications and introduces the concept of loop controls and the proper calibration of loops. The course also examines the importance of PID controllers in a control loop. 2 hours lecture.

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    AIIT 1311 - Principles of Instrumentation

    Credits: 1
    **Not Part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway**

    F, Sp - Dyersburg/F, Sp - JNC
    Prerequisites: AIIT 1302  

    This course focuses on the principles that impact the measurement of temperature, pressure, flow and level in manufacturing systems. AIIT 1311 covers units of measurement, introduction to physical principles and the performance and calibration of sensors, and transducers. 1 hour lecture.

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    AIIT 1501 - Intermediate Electrical Controls

    Credits: 2
    **Not Part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway**

    F, Sp - Dyersburg/F, Sp - JNC
    Prerequisites: AIIT 1111  

    This course focuses on the use of pneumatic control valve design and application, air logic design and pneumatic power devices. This course provides instruction in the integrated application of advanced industrial controls for electrical systems. It emphasizes variable frequency drives, proximity sensors, and SCR speed controls. 2 hours lecture.

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    AIIT 1502 - Intermediate Pneumatic Controls

    Credits: 1
    **Not Part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway**

    F, Sp - Dyersburg/F, Sp - JNC
    Prerequisites: AIIT 1002 , AIIT 1102  

    This course focuses on the use of pneumatic control valve design and application, air logic design and pneumatic power devices. AIIT 1502 covers direct control valves (DCV), air logic fundamentals, externally piloted valves and solenoid-operated valves. 1 hour lecture.

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    AIIT 1503 - Intermediate Hydraulic Controls

    Credits: 1
    **Not Part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway**

    F, Sp - Dyersburg/F, Sp - JNC
    Prerequisites: AIIT 1002 , AIIT 1102  

    This course focuses in greater detail on the types of hydraulic control systems used in manufacturing and their applications. AIIT 1503 covers applications of direct control valves (DCV), cylinders, relief valves, check valves and accumulators. 1 hour lecture.

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    AIIT 1610 - Workplace Safety

    Credits: 3
    **Not Part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway**

    F, Sp - Dyersburg/F, Sp - JNC
    Prerequisites: READ 0810  

    This course focuses on industrial safety, including personal safety and equipment, hazard recognition and safeguards. AIIT 1610 covers electrical safety procedures and hazardous materials and emphasizes OSHA rules and regulations. 3 hours lecture.

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    AIIT 2002 - Quality Control and Statistical Process Control

    Credits: 3
    **Not Part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway**

    F, Sp - Dyersburg/F, Sp - JNC
    Prerequisites: MATH Competencies 1-5, READ 0810  

    This course focuses on quality measurement systems and the use of statistical process control in manufacturing. AIIT 2002 covers the use of precision measurement tools, measurement conversions, and continuous improvement methodology. 3 hours lecture.

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    AIIT 2011 - Manufacturing Processes & Production

    Credits: 3
    **Not Part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway**

    F, Sp - Dyersburg/F, Sp - JNC
    Prerequisites: MATH Competencies 1-5, READ 0810  

    This course focuses on manufacturing processes and provides an overview of the production cycle from planning to shipping. AIIT 2011 covers mechanical principles, production materials and processing, machine operations, production planning, workflow and control. 3 hours lecture.

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    AIIT 2102 - Power Transmission Systems

    Credits: 1
    **Not Part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway**

    F, Sp - Dyersburg/F, Sp - JNC
    Prerequisites: MATH Competencies 1-5, READ 0810  

    This course focuses on common power transmission systems, their components and maintenance. AIIT 2102 covers V-belt and chain drives, couplings, bearings, and brake systems. 1 hour lecture.

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    AIIT 2103 - Advanced Mechanical

    Credits: 2
    **Not Part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway**

    F, Sp - Dyersburg/F, Sp - JNC
    Prerequisites: AIIT 2102  

    This course builds on AIIT 2102 and provides an advanced focus on motor bearings and breaking systems. AIIT 2103 covers plain, ball, roller and journal bearings; bearing selection; gaskets and seals; and brakes and clutches. 2 hours lecture.

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    AIIT 2111 - Predictive/Preventative Maintenance & Lubrication

    Credits: 3
    **Not Part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway**

    F, Sp - Dyersburg/F, Sp - JNC
    This course focuses on safe operation and maintenance of power systems and machinery. AIIT 2111 covers welding; electrical circuits; electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic power; lubrication concepts; bearings and couplings; belt and chain drives; machine control and automation. 3 hours lecture.

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    AIIT 2205 - Robot Operations

    Credits: 2
    **Not Part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway**

    F, Sp - Dyersburg/F, Sp - JNC
    Prerequisites: AIIT 1111 , AIIT 1211 , AIIT 1501  

    This course focuses on environmental aspects of production and current methods being utilized to reduce environmental impact. AIIT 2205 provides the curriculum and hands-on training to introduce students to robot applications including integrated vision systems, programming a logic controller, and using robot simulation software. The students will learn by operating a lab robot that utilizes the latest automation technology represented in industry. 2 hours lecture.

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    AIIT 2211 - Programmable Logic Controls and Lab

    Credits: 3
    **Not Part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway**

    F, Sp - Dyersburg/F, Sp - JNC
    Prerequisites: AIIT 1111 , AIIT 1211 , AIIT 1501  

    This course focuses on the basic sequence of operations of programmable logic controllers (PLC). AIIT 2211 covers PLC I/O formats, input and output image table files, LATCH/UNLATCH functions, master control reset, subroutines, and preventative maintenance. 3 hours lecture.

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    AIIT 2300 - Cooperative Education

    Credits: 1
    **Not Part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway**

    F, Sp - Dyersburg/F, Sp - JNC
    Prerequisites: Students must have completed 12-15 hours in AIIT courses prior to enrolling in this course. ENGL 0810 , READ 0810  

    This course requires students to spend 50 hours working in an advanced manufacturing environment. Students submit electronic summaries of their activities biweekly. Students will secure an appropriate work environment and will be under the supervision of an experienced supervisor/manager. The on-the-job supervisor/manager is asked to complete an evaluation of student performance at the completion of the experience. 1 hour lecture.

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Agriculture

  
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    AGRI 1010 - Introduction to Agricultural Business

    Credits: 3
    F - Dyersburg/F - JNC/F - GCC
    This course is an introduction to the field of agricultural business and some of the basic tools and concepts of decision making. Concepts are illustrated in terms of selected current social and economic issues in the industry of production agriculture, agricultural business, and the computer application of those concepts. 3 hours lecture.

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    AGRI 1020 - Introduction to Animal Science

    Credits: 3
    F - Dyersburg/F - JNC/F - GCC
    This course introduces students to the fundamental principles of animal agriculture and companion animal management. Biological and scientific aspects of development, inheritance, and feeding will be introduced in addition to an overview of the animal industry and its products. 3 hours lecture.

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    AGRI 1030 - Introduction to Plant Science

    Credits: 3
    Sp - Dyersburg/Sp - JNC/Sp - GCC
    This course is designed to emphasize the economic importance of plants and their relationship to agriculture and society. Topics include plant structure, physiology, heredity, factors of the environment in relation to growth, adaptation, management of plants, and utilization of plant products. 3 hours lecture.

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    AGRI 1050 - Introduction to Soil Science

    Credits: 4
    Sp - Dyersburg/Sp - JNC/Sp - GCC
    Prerequisites: Math competencies 1-5 

    This course will engage students in understanding soil management relative to fertility, plant nutrition, tillage, erosion and environmental conditions as the origins of soils and soil properties are examined. The physical, chemical, and biological processes of soil will be introduced in addition to the relation of soil and land use management. 3 hours lecture, 2 hours laboratory.

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    AGRI 2010 - Career Planning in Agriculture

    Credits: 2
    **Not Part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway**

    Sp - Dyersburg/Sp - JNC
    This course is an assessment of personal and academic potential for professional careers. This course covers: preparing for, interviewing for and securing a position; critiques of related extracurricular events; survey of the history, philosophy and ethics of Agriculture and Natural Resources Management; and crucial issues affecting agriculture and natural resources. Students are required to write reports and present professional oral presentations. 2 hours lecture.

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    AGRI 2020 - Equipment Guidance Systems

    Credits: 3
    **Not Part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway**

    As Needed
    This course focuses on using GPS, drone research and other navigational software necessary for operating and monitoring farm equipment and production. It provides hands-on experience via cab simulator. 3 hours lecture.

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    AGRI 2040 - Introduction to Pesticides

    Credits: 3
    **Not Part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway**

    F - Dyersburg/F - JNC
    This course focuses on the biological, chemical and non-chemical approaches for effective pest control. Course topics cover the manufacture, regulation, marketing and safe handling practices of pesticides. Chemical modes of action, toxicities and environmental impact are covered. Subject matter serves as preparation material for the Commercial Applicator of Pesticides Exam and other pesticide applicator license exams. 3 hours lecture.

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Allied Health

  
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    ALH 1000 - Careers in Healthcare

    Credits: 3
    **Not Part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway**

    F, Sp, Su - Dyersburg/F, Sp, Su - JNC/F, Sp, Su - GCC
    Prerequisites: ENGL 0810 , READ 0810  

    This course is designed to explore careers in health care that require skilled health care professionals and practitioners. Discussion includes places of employment, educational requirements, licensures, occupational descriptions and career opportunities. 3 hours lecture.

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Art

  
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    ART 1030 - Art Appreciation

    Credits: 3
    F, Sp - Dyersburg/F, Sp - JNC/F, Sp - GCC
    Prerequisites: ENGL 0810 , READ 0810 

    This course is an introduction to the visual arts, with particular emphasis on sculpture, painting, and architecture. Students will use the formal elements of design to analyze world art in the context of historical periods and cultural frameworks. 3 hours lecture.

    TN eCampus Equivalent Course - ART 1030

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    ARTH 2010 - Survey of Art History I

    Credits: 3
    As Needed
    Prerequisites: ENGL 0810 , READ 0810 

    This course is a survey of the history of art from Paleolithic times through the reign of the Roman Emperor Constantine. Special attention is given to the history of the pre-Christian era and art as a reflection of man’s endeavors. 3 hours lecture.

    TN eCampus Equivalent Course - ARTH 2010

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    ARTH 2020 - Survey of Art History II

    Credits: 3
    As Needed
    Prerequisites: ENGL 0810 , READ 0810 

    This course is a survey of the history of art from the Early Christian and Byzantine era through medieval times, culminating with the Renaissance. 3 hours lecture.

    TN eCampus Equivalent Course - ARTH 2020

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Astronomy

  
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    ASTR 1030 - Astronomy

    Credits: 4
    Sp - Dyersburg/F - JNC
    Prerequisites: ENGL 0810 , Math competencies 1-5 , READ 0810 

    This course is an introduction to astronomy, with particular emphasis on what is known about the solar system and the basis for that knowledge. Topics include the history and methods of astronomy, the formation of the solar system, and the physical characteristics of the sun, planets, moons, and minor members of the solar system (asteroids, meteoroids, and comets). 3 hours lecture, 2 hours laboratory.

    TN eCampus Equivalent Course - ASTR 1030

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Biology

  
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    BIOL 291 - Cooperative Work Experience in the Sciences

    Credits: 3
    **Not Part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway**

    As Needed
    Prerequisites: BIOL 1110  or BIOL 2010  or CHEM 1110  or PHYS 2010  or PSCI 1110  

    This course is designed to provide college credit for a student acquiring supervised on-the-job experience that is closely related to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math). Students will spend 135 hours in an off-campus work setting and will apply their knowledge to real-world situations, build relationships, and experience a STEM-associated work culture. Students will secure an appropriate work environment and will be under the supervision of an experienced supervisor. The on-the-job supervisor will complete an evaluation of student performance at the completion of the experience. Students must also create a student portfolio and attend a career preparation seminar prior to beginning work placement. 135 hours cooperative education/work experience.

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    BIOL 1000 - Basic Anatomy & Physiology

    Credits: 3
    **Not Part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway**

    As Needed
    Prerequisites: ENGL 0810 , Math competencies 1-5 , READ 0810 

    This course introduces the allied health student to the basics of anatomy and physiology. These basics will include integumentary, skeletal, cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive, genitourinary, reproductive and endocrine systems. 3 hours lecture.

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    BIOL 1110 - General Biology I

    Credits: 4
    F, Sp, Su - Dyersburg/F, Sp - JNC/F - GCC
    Prerequisites: ENGL 0810 , Math competencies 1-5 , READ 0810 

    This course is an introduction to biology with emphasis on chemical, molecular and cellular biology, genetics, evolution and ecological relationships. This course surveys the kingdoms Monera, Protista, and Fungi with emphasis on morphological and reproductive aspects of these organisms. 3 hours lecture, 2 hours laboratory.

    TN eCampus Equivalent Course - BIOL 1110

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    BIOL 1120 - General Biology II

    Credits: 4
    F, Sp, Su - Dyersburg/F, Sp - JNC/Sp - GCC
    Prerequisites: ENGL 0810 , Math competencies 1-5 , READ 0810 

    This course is a survey of the animal kingdom including embryonic development, structure and function of organ systems and behavioral concepts. This course surveys the plant kingdom with emphasis on morphological, physiological and reproductive aspects of plants. 3 hours lecture, 2 hours laboratory.

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    BIOL 2010 - Human Anatomy & Physiology I

    Credits: 4
    F, Sp, Su - Dyersburg/F, Sp - JNC/F - GCC
    Prerequisites: ENGL 0810 , Math competencies 1-5 , READ 0810 

    This course focuses on the gross anatomical structure and physiology of the human body pertaining to cells, tissues, organs and the integumentary, skeletal, articular, muscular and nervous systems. 3 hours lecture, 2 hours laboratory.

    TN eCampus Equivalent Course - BIOL 2010

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    BIOL 2020 - Human Anatomy & Physiology II

    Credits: 4
    F, Sp, Su - Dyersburg/F, Sp - JNC/Sp - GCC
    Prerequisites: BIOL 2010 

    This course is a continuation of BIOL 2010  and emphasizes the following: circulatory, lymphatic, respiratory, digestive, urinary (including fluids and electrolytes), endocrine and reproductive systems, as well as human development and human genetics. 3 hours lecture, 2 hours laboratory.

    TN eCampus Equivalent Course - BIOL 2020

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    BIOL 2230 - Microbiology

    Credits: 4
    F, Sp, Su - Dyersburg/F, Sp, Su - JNC
    Prerequisites: BIOL 1110  or BIOL 2010  or CHEM 1110 

    This course is an introductory study of bacteria, viruses, rickettsia and fungi with emphasis on morphology, classification, mechanisms of pathogenesis and body defenses. This course meets all the requirements of a single course in microbiology. 3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory.

    TN eCampus Equivalent Course - BIOL 2230

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Business

  
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    BUSN 1300 - Personal Finance

    Credits: 3
    **Not Part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway**

    F, Sp - Online
    Prerequisites: ENGL 0810 , Math competencies 1-5 , READ 0810  

    This course is designed to help students define and reach personal financial goals. Topics include planning, budgeting, taxes, credit, housing, insurance, investing and retirement planning. 3 hours lecture.

    TN eCampus Equivalent Course - BUSN 1300

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    BUSN 1305 - Introduction to Business

    Credits: 3
    **Not Part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway**

    F, Sp - Online
    Prerequisites: ENGL 0810 , Math competencies 1-5 , READ 0810  

    This course is an introduction to the business environment. Topics include business ownership and organization, management, marketing, business ethics, accounting, economics, finance and business careers. 3 hours lecture.

    TN eCampus Equivalent Course - BUSN 1305

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    BUSN 1310 - Business Communications

    Credits: 3
    **Not Part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway**

    F, Sp - Dyersburg/F, Sp - JNC/F, Sp - GCC
    Prerequisites: ENGL 1010  

    This course is a study of the principles, practices and mechanics of various types of effective written and oral business communications. 3 hours lecture.

    TN eCampus Equivalent Course - BUSN 1310

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    BUSN 1330 - Entrepreneurship

    Credits: 3
    **Not Part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway**

    As Needed
    Prerequisites: ENGL 0810 , Math competencies 1-5 , READ 0810  

    This course is an exploration of the strategies necessary to start and operate a business. Topics include development of a business plan and strategies in marketing, management, finance, accounting, customer service and operations. 3 hours lecture.

    TN eCampus Equivalent Course - BUSN 1330

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    BUSN 1340 - Small Business Management

    Credits: 3
    **Not Part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway**

    F - Dyersburg/F - JNC/F - GCC
    Prerequisites: ENGL 0810 , MATH Competencies 1-5, READ 0810  

    This course is a study of the techniques of organizing and operating a small business, which includes development of the business plan, finance options, management of human resources, the firm’s assets, and risk global opportunities and exit strategies. 3 hours lecture.

    TN eCampus Equivalent Course - BUSN 1340

    Syllabus
  
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    BUSN 1350 - Sales and Service

    Credits: 3
    **Not Part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway**

    As Needed
    Prerequisites: ENGL 0810 , MATH Competencies 1-5, READ 0810  

    This course is an introduction to the fundamentals of customer service and selling. Topics include developing and conveying a positive attitude, identifying buying motives and customer needs, developing and delivering a sales presentation, customer approaches, sales strategies and cultivating repeat business through service. 3 hours lecture.

    TN eCampus Equivalent Course - BUSN 1350

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    BUSN 1370 - Spreadsheet Applications

    Credits: 3
    **Not Part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway**

    F, Sp - Online
    Prerequisites: READ 0810  

    This course is designed to develop skills with spreadsheet software. Use and design of spreadsheets for practical business applications and business problem-solving will be an integral part of this course. 3 hours lecture.

    TN eCampus Equivalent Course - BUSN 1370

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    BUSN 2330 - Principles of Management

    Credits: 3
    **Not Part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway**

    F - Dyersburg/F - JNC/F - GCC
    Prerequisites: ENGL 0810 , MATH Competencies 1-5, READ 0810  

    This course is a study of management through analysis of the functions of planning, organizing, leading and controlling. 3 hours lecture.

    TN eCampus Equivalent Course - BUSN 2330

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    BUSN 2340 - Human Resource Management

    Credits: 3
    **Not Part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway**

    As Needed
    Prerequisites: ENGL 0810 , MATH Competencies 1-5, READ 0810  

    This course is a study of the principles of human resource management, which includes equal employment law and the recruitment, selection and development of the human resources. 3 hours lecture.

    TN eCampus Equivalent Course - BUSN 2340

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    BUSN 2370 - Legal Environment of Business

    Credits: 3
    **Not Part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway**

    F, Sp - Dyersburg/F, Sp - JNC/F, Sp - GCC
    Prerequisites: ENGL 0810 , Math competencies 1-5 , READ 0810  

    This course is a study of the principles of the American legal system as they relate to the conduct of business in our society. 3 hours lecture.

    TN eCampus Equivalent Course - BUSN 2370

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    BUSN 2380 - Principles of Marketing

    Credits: 3
    **Not Part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway**

    Sp - Dyersburg/Sp - JNC/Sp - GCC
    Prerequisites: ENGL 0810 , MATH Competencies 1-5, READ 0810  

    This course is a study of basic marketing principles and practices, including the selection of target markets and the development of the marketing mix (product, price, promotion and place of distribution). 3 hours lecture.

    TN eCampus Equivalent Course - BUSN 2380

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    BUSN 2395 - Business Applications

    Credits: 3
    **Not Part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway**

    F, Sp - Dyersburg/F, Sp - JNC/F, Sp - GCC
    Prerequisites: Completion of a minimum of 24 semester hours in the Management concentration with at least 6 semester hours in management courses

    This course is a capstone course that requires students to apply critical thinking, problem-solving and communication skills to a real or simulated business environment. 3 hours lecture.

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Chemistry

  
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    CHEM 1040 - Introduction to General Chemistry

    Credits: 3
    **Not Part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway**

    This course is only offered through TN eCampus.
    This course is designed for students who require the general chemistry sequence but lack mastery of the basic principles needed to succeed in the course. The course focuses on basic mathematics skills and elementary chemistry principles needed in general chemistry. 3 hours lecture.

    TN eCampus Equivalent Course - CHEM 1040

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    CHEM 1110 - General Chemistry I

    Credits: 4
    F, Sp, Su - Dyersburg/F, Sp - JNC
    Prerequisites: ENGL 0810 , Math competencies 1-5 , READ 0810  

    This course is an introduction to the fundamental principles of chemistry. Topics discussed include chemical notation and equations, the chemical mole concept, mass relationships, gases, energy changes and chemical reactions, atomic theory, periodic relationships, chemical bonding and molecular geometry. 3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory.

    TN eCampus Equivalent Course - CHEM 1110

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    CHEM 1120 - General Chemistry II

    Credits: 4
    Sp, Su - Dyersburg/Sp - JNC
    Prerequisites: CHEM 1110  

    This course is a continuation of CHEM 1110 . Topics discussed include chemical and physical states of matter, stoichiometric relationships, chemistry of solutions, chemical kinetics, equilibrium, acid-base equilibria, chemical thermodynamics, electrochemistry and organic chemistry. 3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory.

    TN eCampus Equivalent Course - CHEM 1120

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    CHEM 2010 - Organic Chemistry I

    Credits: 4
    As Needed
    Prerequisites: CHEM 1120 

    This course is an introduction to organic chemistry and includes the study of aliphatic and aromatic organic compounds with the emphasis on nomenclature, structure, reactions, reaction mechanisms, simple organic synthesis and stereo chemistry. 3 hours lecture, 4 hours laboratory.

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    CHEM 2020 - Organic Chemistry II

    Credits: 4
    As Needed
    Prerequisites: CHEM 2010 

    This course is a continuation of CHEM 2010 . Topics discussed include structures, reactions and synthesis of aliphatic and aromatic organic compounds with various important functional groups. Emphasis is given to carbonyl-group compounds and their applications in organic synthesis as well as spectroscopic studies of both aliphatic and aromatic compounds. 3 hours lecture, 4 hours laboratory.

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Chinese

  
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    CHIN 1010 - Beginning Mandarin Chinese I

    Credits: 3
    As Needed
    Prerequisites: ENGL 0810 , READ 0810 

    This course emphasizes the acquisition of the four basic language skills: speaking, listening, writing and reading. Upon course completion, students are prepared to enroll in CHIN 1020 . Insights into Chinese culture, customs and ways of life are presented regularly. 3 hours lecture.

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    CHIN 1020 - Beginning Mandarin Chinese II

    Credits: 3
    As Needed
    Prerequisites: CHIN 1010 

    This course emphasizes the development of the four basic language skills: speaking, listening, writing and reading. Upon course completion, students are prepared to enroll in an intermediate or second year Chinese course. Insights into Chinese culture, customs and ways of life are presented regularly. 3 hours lecture.

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The College Experience

  
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    COL 101 - The College Experience: Teamwork

    Credits: 3
    **Not Part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway**

    This course is only offered through TN eCampus.
    This course emphasizes the best practices for success in college and learning online by using technology smartly, succeeding in workplace situations skillfully, using interpersonal communications respectfully, and developing self-management practices expertly. 3 hours lecture.

    TN eCampus Equivalent Course - COL 101

    Syllabus

Computer Information Technology

  
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    CIS 193 - Introduction to Linux+ Certification

    Credits: 3
    **Not Part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway**

    This course is only offered through TN eCampus.
    Prerequisites: INFS 1010  

    This course is an introduction to the Linux operating system. Topics to be covered include Linux installation, administration, networking and security. This course is designed to assist the student to take the Comp TIA Linux+ certification examination. 3 hours lecture.

    TN eCampus Equivalent Course - CIS 193

    Syllabus
  
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    CIT 281 - HTML Programming

    Credits: 3
    **Not Part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway**

    This course is only offered through Tn eCampus.
    Prerequisites: INFS 1010  

    This course is a hands-on course covering concepts of designing and building web applications using Visual Studio ASP.NET and integrated database files. 3 hours lecture.

    TN eCampus Equivalent Course - COM 1000

    Syllabus
  
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    CIT 289 - A+ Software

    Credits: 3
    **Not Part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway**

    This course is only offered through TN eCampus.
    Prerequisites: INFS 1010  

    This course is an introduction to microcomputer operating system installation, configuration, upgrading, diagnosing, and troubleshooting. Students will learn the processes and procedures for supporting microcomputer software in a business environment. This course is designed to assist the student to take the Comp TIA A+ software certification examination. 3 hours lecture.

    TN eCampus Equivalent Course - INFS 192

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    CIT 296 - Mobile Apps with Java

    Credits: 3
    **Not Part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway**

    This course is only offered through TN eCampus.
    Prerequisites: INFS 1010  

    This course is a hands-on, project-based introduction to computer programming using the Android environment. Students will learn the foundation of computer programming while designing, developing, and deploying mobile applications that incorporate multimedia, GPS, and other current technologies. 3 hours lecture.

    TN eCampus Equivalent Course - INFS 111

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    CITC 1300 - Beginning HTML & CSS

    Credits: 3
    **Not Part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway**

    As Needed
    This course is a beginning course in HTML that provides instruction in creating Web pages. Students learn to write HTML code. Topics include using HTML tags, CSS formatting, and appropriate scripting languages. 3 hours lecture.

    Syllabus
  
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    CITC 1301 - Introduction to Programming and Logic

    Credits: 3
    **Not Part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway**

    As Needed
    Prerequisites: ENGL 0810 , Math Competencies 1-5 , READ 0810  

    This course is an introduction to the logic necessary for application programming. Topics include logic analysis, techniques of structured design, process flow, and object oriented concepts. A programming language will be used to teach data types, variables, control structures, methods and arrays. 3 hours lecture.

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    CITC 1302 - Introduction to Networking

    Credits: 3
    **Not Part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway**

    As Needed
    Prerequisites:  Math Competencies 1-5 , READ 0810  

    This course is a broad-based course that provides an overview of computer networking. Topics include network models, protocols and services, media and topologies, devices and tools, network management, and network security. This course may align with the outcomes of industry certification. 3 hours lecture.

    Syllabus
  
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    CITC 1303 - Database Concepts

    Credits: 3
    **Not Part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway**

    As Needed
    Prerequisites:  Math Competencies 1-5 , READ 0810  

    This course is an introduction to the concepts and syntax of relational database management systems. Topics include data modeling, database design concepts, tables and queries and other database objects using the tools provided in a relational DBMS. 3 hours lecture.

    Syllabus
  
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    CITC 1310 - Programming I

    Credits: 3
    As Needed
    This course introduces the basic concepts of programming, problem solving, programming logic, and design techniques using an object-oriented language. The topics covered include the language syntax, functions, return types, and objects found in a current object-oriented programming language. 3 hours lecture.

    TN eCampus Equivalent Course - INFS 113

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    CITC 1320 - A+ Hardware & Software

    Credits: 3
    **Not Part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway**

    As Needed
    This course covers installation, maintenance, repair, troubleshooting, and connectivity of computers and networks. Topics include the internal components of a computer, installing an operating system, troubleshooting using system tools and diagnostic software, connecting to a network, implementing security best practices on a workstation, and peripheral setup and troubleshooting. This course integrates virtual learning tools to supplement classroom learning and to provide an interactive “hands-on” experience. Upon successfully completing this course, the student will be academically prepared for the current Comp TIA A+ certification examinations in hardware and software. 3 hours lecture.

    Syllabus
  
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    CITC 1330 - Microsoft Desktop Operating Systems

    Credits: 3
    **Not Part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway**

    As Needed
    Prerequisites: READ 0810  

    This course is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to install, manage and troubleshoot computers running current Microsoft desktop operating systems. Upon successfully completing this course, the student will be academically prepared for a current core Microsoft desktop operating examination. 3 hours lecture.

    Syllabus
  
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    CITC 2320 - Windows Server Administration

    Credits: 3
    **Not Part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway**

    As Needed
    Prerequisites: Math Competencies 1-5 , READ 0810  

    This course uses the Microsoft Windows Server network operating systems to teach students to install, configure, administer, maintain, and troubleshoot networked computer system servers. 3 hours lecture.

    Syllabus
  
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    CITC 2326 - Network Security

    Credits: 3
    **Not Part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway**

    As Needed
    Prerequisites: Math Competencies 1-5 , READ 0810  

    This course is designed to give students a fundamental understanding of computer and network security. It will introduce students to a wide variety of concepts related to computer security. This course will cover the objectives for the Comp TIA Security+ Certification. 3 hours lecture.

    Syllabus
  
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    CITC 2399 - Co-op/Internship in Computer Information Technology

    Credits: 3
    **Not Part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway**

    As Needed
    Prerequisites: READ 0810 , Students must have completed 12 credit hours in CIT/CITC/INFS courses prior to enrolling in this course.

    This course is a supervised practical experience in a computer information technology business/industry environment. Students will work a minimum of 120 hours in a business/industry technology environment and submit reports detailing activities and hours worked. Students will work a minimum of 8 hours each week (120 hours total minimum) in a business/industry technology setting. 3 hours lecture.

    Syllabus
  
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    INFS 1000 - Computer Basics

    Credits: 3
    **Not Part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway**

    F, Sp - Dyersburg/F, Sp, - JNC/F, Sp - GCC
    This course is designed to help students master basic computer and keyboarding skills for inputting data into information system workstations and computers. Topics include computer terminology, file management skills, developing basic email skills, working with the Internet, using a course management system and word processing skills. This course is designed for students with no previous basic computer or keyboarding experience. 3 hours lecture.

    Syllabus
  
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    INFS 1010 - Computer Applications

    Credits: 3
    F, Sp - Dyersburg/F, Sp, - JNC/F, Sp - GCC
    Prerequisites: READ 0810  

    This course enables students to achieve introductory levels of proficiencies using Microsoft Office software. The course focuses on developing critical thinking skills using features of document processing, spreadsheet, and presentation graphics applications. Furthermore, the student learns how to integrate external information from sources such as the Internet or other applications into documents or presentations. Students gain these competencies through project-based assignments. Additional subject matter includes hardware and software terminology used in the business environment. 3 hours lecture.

    This course is best suited for the individual who already possesses a basic understanding of computer file management, operating systems and productivity software applications.

    Syllabus

  
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    WEBT 1020 - Basic Web Graphics

    Credits: 3
    **Not Part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway**

    As Needed
    This course is an introductory class using a graphics program, scanner, and other digital devices to create and edit images for Web pages. Projects will emphasize aesthetic appeal and optimization for the Web. This course is taught using applicable software.

      3 hours lecture.

    Syllabus


Criminal Justice

  
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    CRMJ 1010 - Introduction to Criminal Justice

    Credits: 3
    F - Dyersburg/F, Sp - JNC/F - GCC
    This course is an introduction to the American criminal justice system, tracing its historical and legal development including the role of law enforcement, courts and corrections in federal, state, local and county jurisdictions of the United States. 3 hours lecture.

    TN eCampus Equivalent Course - CRMJ 1010

    Syllabus
  
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    CRMJ 1020 - Introduction to the Legal Process

    Credits: 3
    F, Sp - Dyersburg/F, Sp - JNC/F - GCC
    This course reviews the basic laws governing the maintenance of a democratic society and how criminal and constitutional laws meet the challenge of American society. 3 hours lecture.

    TN eCampus Equivalent Course - CRMJ 1020

    Syllabus
  
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    CRMJ 1311 - Criminal Law

    Credits: 3
    **Not Part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway**

    As Needed
    This course examines the emergence of criminal law, criminal penalties and how law is used to regulate human behavior. The study of substantive law, which defines the elements, rights and responsibilities of law, will constitute the primary learning focus. 3 hours lecture.

     

    Syllabus

  
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    CRMJ 1325 - Issues and Ethics in Criminal Justice

    Credits: 3
    **Not Part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway**

    As Needed
    This course is a review and in-depth examination of current issues, trends, and ethical considerations concerning the criminal justice process with emphasis on problems impacting local criminal justice agencies and personnel. 3 hours lecture.

    Syllabus
  
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    CRMJ 1330 - Criminal Evidence and Procedures

    Credits: 3
    **Not Part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway**

    F-Dyersburg/F-JNC/F-GCC
    This course is an introduction to the American Criminal Justice System with an emphasis on handling evidence and suspects, the U.S. Constitution, individual rights, criminal court procedures, the Exclusionary Rule, probable cause, arrest procedures, search warrants, stop and frisks, admissions, interrogations and confessions, and the legal requirements to be followed in processing criminal evidence and defendants. 3 hours lecture.

     

    Syllabus

  
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    CRMJ 1340 - Criminal Investigations

    Credits: 3 hours lecture
    **Not Part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway**

    As Needed
    This course is an examination of the methods of interviews, interrogation, admissions, confessions, written statements, criminal case report writing, and evidence evaluation used in criminal investigations. 3 hours lecture.

     

     

    Syllabus

  
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    CRMJ 2010 - Introduction to Law Enforcement

    Credits: 3
    F - Dyersburg/F - JNC
    This course is an overview of the American police, including the philosophy and historical evolution behind the police force. The course emphasizes policing procedures, crime prevention and control, functions of law enforcement, problems and needs facing the police and contemporary issues. 3 hours lecture.

    TN eCampus Equivalent Course - CRMJ 2010

    Syllabus
 

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