**VCTC-100 Drawing & Perspective (2,2) 3 Credits**

Students will learn basic shading, rendering, lighting, perspetive

and composition to make objects come to life. Interiors, still life and

figures will be covered along with a wide variety of media.

**VCTC-103 Color Theory (2,2) 3 Credits**

Students will learn the practical approach to color. They will learn

practical approaches to color including consonance, dissonance and

discord. Color mixing, harmonies and various color theories will

be stressed. Students will be able to approach color in a practical

manner.

**VCTC-211 Marker Rendering/Presentation (2,2) 3 Credits**

A practical and modern approach in the use of markers as a rendering

medium. Students will render architecturally based subjects,

objects, interiors, figures and create effectively rendered presentations.

**ITALIAN STUDIES**

**ITAL-101 Introduction to Italian I (4,0) 4 Credits**

The course will introduce students to the fundamental structures

of the Italian language and will develop the four language skills of

listening, speaking, reading and writing. The course is designed for

students with no knowledge of Italian. Native speakers and students

with successful completion of two or more years of Italian (within

the past five years) cannot receive credit for this course. Classes

include four hours of instruction and practice. Students are expected

to spend one or two hours a week on the audio/lab program.

**ITAL-102 Introduction to Italian II (4,0) 4 Credits**

Prerequisite: ITAL 101 - Introduction to Italian I or permission of

the instructor.

The course is the continuation of Italian 101 with increased

emphasis on the four language skills of listening, speaking, reading

and writing. This course utilizes the same textbook and other material

used in ITAL 101. Students are expected to spend extra time at

home on audio/lab program.

**ITAL-201 In termediate Italian I (3,0) 3 Credits**

Prerequisite: ITAL 102 - Introduction to Italian II or permission of

instructor.

Designed for the student with some knowledge of the Italian language.

Writing and reading will be given additional emphasis .

ITAL-202 Intermediate Italian II (3,0) 3 Credits

Prerequisite: ITAL 201 - Intermediate Italian I or permission of

instructor.

A continuation of Intermediate Italian I. The student will do more

reading and writing.

**MATHEMATICS**

**MATH-002 Math Study Skills (1,1) 1 Credits**

This is a seven-week course designed to help students learn the

necessary study skills needed to succeed in mathematics. The topics

include reducing math test anxiety, improving note-taking skills,

improving study techniques and improving math test-taking skills.

This is a pass/fail course.

MATH-013 Arithmetic Mod 1: Computation (1,1) 2 Credits

Prerequisite: Appropriate score on the placement test.

This is the first in a sequence of two modules designed to

strengthen computational skills without the aid of a calculator and

to review arithmetic concepts in prepa ration for the study of algebra.

The course meets for seven weeks and includes a weekly

2-hour lab component. Students move through the course in a lecture-

lab environment. Topics include addition, subtraction,

multiplication and division of whole numbers, fractions and decimals ,

with an emphasis on order of operations . Exponent and

square root notations are also included.

**MATH-014 Arithmetic Mod 2:**

** Proportional Reasoning (1,1) 2 Credits**

Prerequisite: MATH 013 - Arithmetic Mod 1: Computation or

appropriate score on the placement test.

This is the second in a sequence of two modules designed to

strengthen computational skills and to review arithmetic concepts

in preparation for college-level work. The course meets for seven

weeks and includes a weekly 2-hour lab component. Students move

through the course in a lecture-lab environment. Topics include

ratios, proportions, percents, systems of measurement, and geometry

formulas. Students are also introduced to the use of the

calculator when working with measurement and geometry.

**MATH-022 Algebra Mod 1: Equations**

**& Inequalities (1,1) 2 Credits**

Prerequisite: MATH 014 - Arithmetic Mod 2: Proportional

Reasoning or appropriate score on the placement test.

This is the first of a sequence of four algebra modules designed

to provide students with the algebraic skills and concepts necessary

for college-level work in mathematics. The course meets for seven

weeks and includes a weekly 2-hour lab component. Topics include

the real number system , operations with signed numbers, algebraic

expressions, solving linear equations and inequalities , and problem-solving

strategies.

**MATH-023 Algebra Mod 2: Linear Behavior (2,0) 2 Credits**

Prerequisite: MATH 022 - Algebra Mod 1: Equations and

Inequalities or appropriate score on placement test.

This is the second of a sequence of four modules designed to provide

students with the algebraic skills and concepts necessary for

college-level work in mathematics. The course meets for seven

weeks and includes a weekly 1-hour lab component. Topics include

the two-dimensional coordinate system, linear characteristics,

equations of lines, linear modeling, and solving linear systems of

equations and inequalities.

**MATH-024 Algebra Mod 3:**

Polynomial Behavior (2,0) 2 Credits

Prerequisite: MATH 023 - Algebra Mod 2: Linear Behavior.

This is the third of a sequence of four modules designed to provide

students with the algebraic skills and concepts necessary for

college-level work in mathematics. The course meets for seven

weeks and includes a weekly 1-hour lab component. Topics include

integer exponents, polynomial operations, factoring, solving equations

in quadratic form , and graphing quadratic equations. For

billing purposes, this course is considered 2 credits.

**MATH-025 Algebra Mod 4: Rational**

& Radical Behavior (2,0) 2 Credits

Prerequisite: MATH 024 - Algebra Mod 3: Polynomial Behavior.

This is the fourth of a sequence of four modules designed to provide

students with the algebraic skills and concepts necessary for

college-level work in mathematics. The course meets for seven

weeks and includes a weekly 1-hour lab component. Topics include

operations with rational expressions, use of rational exponents,

solving rational equations, operations with radicals, and solving

radical equations.

**MATH-030 Intermediate Algebra (4,0) 4 Credits**

Prerequisite: MATH 020 - Elementary Algebra (no longer offered)

or equivalent course or a satis factory score on placement test.

This course is for the student whose high school preparation in

Algebra or placement score indicate insufficient knowledge or skill

for success in college courses which require mathematics. The

course meets four hours each week; three hours in a lecture setting

and on hour in guided study sessions. The topics include solving

linear and quadratic equations and inequalities, integer and rational

exponents, absolute value equations, and systems of linear equations.

**MATH-100 Finite Math with**

Business Applications (3,0) 3 Credits

Prerequisite: MATH 030 - Intermediate Algebra or MATH 025 -

Algebra Mod 4: Rational & Radical Behavior or satisfactory

score on placement test.

This course presents simplified but realistic versions of applications

to real-world models, especially in business situations.

Emphasis is placed on computational skills, ideas, and problem

solving rather than on mathematical theory. Topics include systems

of equations, matrices, linear programming, probability, statistics,

and finance.

**MATH-101 Number Systems (3,0) 3 Credits**

Prerequisites: MATH 030 - Intermediate Algebra or MATH 025 -

Algebra Mod 4: Rational & Radical Behavior or a satisfactory

score on Placement Test.

A survey course designed to serve the needs of liberal arts majors.

Topics include systems of enumeration, sets and set operations,

logic, problem solving strategies, modular arithmetic, Euclidean

geometry, and number theory. This course does not satisfy the math

requirement for students in science, mathematics, and business

administration programs.

MATH-102 Problem Solving Strategies (2,2) 3 Credits

Prerequisites: MATH 030 - Intermediate Algebra or MATH 025 -

Algebra Mod 4: Rational & Radical Behavior or satisfactory

score on placement test.

This course is designed as a transfer course for students seeking

degrees in Elementary Education and Early Childhood Education.

Emphasis is placed on computational skills, problem solving and

teaching via a hands-on approach. Topics include number theory,

probability, statistics, functions, geometry, and measurement.

MATH-104 Math Patterns

Numbers & Sound (3,0) 3 Credits

Prerequisite: MATH 023 - Algebra Mod 2: Linear Behavior or

successful score on the placement test and at least one year of

high school algebra.

This course is designed for those students seeking an Associates

of Applied Science Degree in Early Childhood Education, Law

Enforcement, Education Paraprofessionals, or other non-transfer

Associates Degrees or Certificates. Emphasis is placed on a conceptual

understanding and appreciation of the power of

mathematics as illustrated by integrating the study of mathematical

concepts with the physics of music. Topics include early numeration

systems, operations and number patterns, algebra and

trigonometry, mathematical reasoning, science of sound and its

relationship to various musical styles.

**MATH-110 Statistics I (3,0) 3 Credits**

Prerequisites: MATH 030 - Intermediate Algebra or MATH 025 -

Algebra Mod 4: Rational & Radical Behavio, or appropriate

score on math placement test.

This is a first course in statistics that introduces the student to the

methods and uses of statistical research. Topics include descriptive

displays and analysis, classical probability, the normal distribution,

the sampling distribution of the mean, inferences concerning

means, p-values, independence and goodness of fit tests.

**MATH-111 Statistics II (3,0) 3 Credits**

Prerequisite: MATH 110 - Statistics I.

This course is a continuation of Statistics I. Topics include

description and analysis of bivariate data, regression and correlation,

inferences in regression, chi-square procedures, inferences in

two means and proportions, simple experimental design, analysis of

variance, and optional non-parametric tests.

MATH-112 Precalculus I (3,1) 3 Credits

Prerequisite: MATH 030 - Intermediate Algebra or MATH 025 -

Algebra Mod 4: Rational and Radical Behavior or appropriate

score on the math placement test.

This course is designed as the first semester of a two
semester

sequence for students preparing to study calculus. This course consists

of a weekly 1-hour lab. Topics include the study of polynomial,

rational, logarithmic, and exponential functions and other topics

from algebra.

**MATH-113 Precalculus II (3,1) 3 Credits**

Prerequisites: MATH 112 - Precalculus I.

This course is designed as the second semester of a two semester

sequence for students preparing to study calculus. This course consists

of a weekly 1-hour lab. Topics include the study of

trigonometric functions and other topics from trigonometry and analytic

geometry.

**MATH-114H Precalculus Honors (5,1) 5 Credits**

Prerequisite: MATH 030 - Intermediate Algebra or MATH 025 -

Algebra Mod 4: Rational & Radical Behavior or appropriate

score on math placement test.

This is an honors course designed for students preparing to study

calculus. This course consists of a weekly 1-hour lab. The material

covered in this course combines the material in BOTH MATH 112

Precalculus I and MATH 113 Precalculus II. Topics include the

study of polynomial, rational, logarithmic, exponential, and trigonometric

functions and other topics from algebra, trigonometry and

analytic geometry. Students who successfully complete Precalculus

Honors can proceed into the study of calculus.

**MATH-115H Sum, Sequence, Series - Honors (1,0) 1 Credits**

Corequisites: MATH 112 - Precalculus I or MATH 113 -

Precalculus II or MATH 114H - Precalculus Honors.

This course is designed as an honors component to supplement

existing courses at the precalculus level. This course is intended to

provide students with exposure to relevant ideas for future courses

in Calculus. Topics include arithmetic and geometric sequences and

sums, infinite series, the binomial theorem, mathematical induction,

permutations, combinations and probability.

**MATH-116H Introduction to Limits - Honors (1,0) 1 Credits**

Corequisites: MATH 112 - Precalculus I or MATH 113 -

Precalculus II or MATH 114H - Precalculus Honors.

This course is designed as an honors component to supplement

existing courses at the precalculus level. The course is intended to

provide students with exposure to relevant ideas for future courses

in Calculus. Topics include intuitive concept of the limit of a function,

introduction to the delta epsilon definition, limits at infinity,

continuity, and the Intermediate Value Theorem.

**MATH-124H Mathematical Thinking - Honors (1,0) 1 Credits**

Prerequisite or Corequisite: MATH 150 - Applied Calculus or

MATH 151 - Calculus I.

This course is designed to introduce students to the techniques of

understanding and writing mathematical proof. Emphasis is on analyzing

and writing proofs. Problems from a variety of mathematical

areas are considered. Topics include set notation and operations,

proof techniques, and induction.

**MATH-150 Applied Calculus (4,0) 4 Credits**

Prerequisites: MATH 113 - Precalculus II, MATH 114H -

Precalculus Honors or a satisfactory score on a placement test.

A one-semester course in Calculus as applied to business, economics,

the behavioral sciences, the social sciences, and biology.

Topics include the basic principles of limits, continuity, derivatives

of algebraic, exponential and logarithmic functions , the study of

antiderivatives, the integral and applications of integral. Credit will

not be given for both Applied Calculus and Unified Calculus.

**MATH-151 Calculus I (3,2) 4 Credits**

Prerequisite: 3.5 years of college preparatory mathematics including

Trigonometry and a satisfactory score on a placement test or

MATH 114H - Precalculus Honors or MATH 113 - Precalculus II.

Introductory Calculus with a technology-based computer
laboratory

component. Topics include limits, differentiation, applications

of derivatives, integration, the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus,

and logarithmic, exponential, and other transcendental functions.

**MATH-152 Calculus II (3,2) 4 Credits**

Prerequisite: MATH 151 - Calculus I.

The second semester of a three-semester sequence of introductory

calculus with a technology-based computer laboratory. Topics

include integration techniques, integration applications in various

coordinate systems, indeterminate forms, improper integrals, and

infinite series.

**MATH-251 Calculus III (3,2) 4 Credits**

Prerequisite: MATH 152 - Calculus II.

Third semester of calculus with a technology-based computer laboratory.

Topics include vectors, vector-valued functions, curves in

space, functions of two or more variables, partial differentiation,

multiple integrals, line integrals, Green's Theorem, Divergence

Theorem, and Stokes' Theorem.

**MATH-254 Differential Equations (4,0) 4 Credits**

Prerequisite: MATH 152 - Calculus II.

A course in methods for solving ordinary differential equations

including use of Laplace transforms, series and numerical procedures.

**MATH-255 Discrete Mathematics (4,0) 4 Credits**

Prerequisite: MATH 152 - Calculus II.

This course introduces the fundamental concepts of algebra and

logic that are needed for computer science. It includes sets, relations,

functions and proofs by induction along with their

applications to problems in computer science.

**MATH-256 Linear Algebra (4,0) 4 Credits**

Prerequisite: MATH 152 - Calculus II.

Includes systems of linear equations, real and complex matrix

algebra, determinants, vector spaces, inner product spaces , linear

transformations, eigenvalues and eigenvectors and their applications

to engineering, management and social science.

**MARKETING/RETAIL**

**MRKT-101 Principles of Marketing (3,0) 3 Credits**

Principles of Marketing explores the entire marketing process

including internal and external variables which affect the marketing

of a product and/or service. The components of an organization's

strategic marketing program, including how to plan, price, promote,

and distribute goods and services, will be explored. This course provides

the foundation necessary for the more advanced marketing

courses; the course will cover a range of topics including marketing

research, consumer behavior and global marketing.

**MRKT-120 Consumer Behavior (3,0) 3 Credits**

Prerequisite: MRKT 101 - Principles of Marketing or permission

of instructor.

Consumer Behavior provides a study of the behavior consumers

display in searching for, purchasing and evaluating products, services

and ideas which satisfy their needs. The study of consumer

behavior focuses on how in dividuals make decisions to spend their

available resources (time and money) on consumption related products.

The course will examine how various disciplines such as:

psychology, sociology, cultural anthropology, and economics, influences

consumer behavior.

**MRKT-202 E-Commerce (3,0) 3 Credits**

Prerequisite: MRKT 101 - Principles of Marketing or permission

of instructor.

To succeed in today's dynamic business environment, a marketing

manager must understand how electronic business systems can

enhance a business's relationship with its customers. This course

explores the complexities of electronic commerce. Business opportunities,

challenges, and management strategies for success will be

examined.

**MRKT-205 Direct & Interactive Marketing (3,0) 3 Credits**

Prerequisites: MRKT 101 Principles of Marketing or permission

of instructor. This course introduces students to the basic principles

and practices of direct and interactive marketing. Topics include

customer databases, direct mail, list management, business-to-business

marketing and lead generation as well as marketing research

for direct marketers. Emphasis will be placed on the central role of

the business-to- business and consumer markets in terms of the

firm's marketing strategy and the development of the student's critical

thinking skills and abilities to focus on such tools for a

successful marketing outcome.

**MRKT-211 Retailing (3,0) 3 Credits**

Prerequisites: MRKT 101 - Principles of Marketing or permission

of instructor.

Retailing examines the operations and management of various

types of retailing entities. The course covers basic retail management

strategies, merchandise planning, sales promotion, customer

service, and control practices. The course will also focus on social

and technological issues pertaining to retailing.

**MRKT-221 Selling & Sales Management (3,0) 3 Credits**

Prerequisites: MRKT 101 - Principles of Marketing or permission

of instructor.

This course examines the fundamental elements of the sales function.

It integrates the development of skills associated with the job

of professional selling with an examination of the role of the sales

manager. Topics include: techniques of selling and persuasion,

building and maintaining relationships with clients, ethical and

legal issues, sales forecasting, territory management, selection of

sales personnel, and training, motivating, evaluating and rewarding

the sales force.

**MRKT-231 Advertising (3,0) 3 Credits**

Prerequisite: MRKT 101 - Principles of Marketing or permission

of instructor.

This course provides a basic understanding of the field of

Advertising. Topics to be covered include: procedures and policies

for planning and preparation of advertising, selection of media,

coordination of advertising, sales promotion and display.

**MRKT-292 Capstone Internship (3,0) 3 Credits**

Prerequisites: BUSI 111 - Introduction to Business Administration,

9 credits in Marketing including MRKT 101 - Principles of

Marketing and MRKT 120 - Consumer Behavior and either

MRKT 221 - Selling & Sales Management or MRKT 211 -

Retailing or MRKT 231 - Advertising or MRKT 202 - ECommerce

or MRKT 205 - Direct & Interactive Marketing.

This course is designed to be a capstone course for the AAS

degree program in Marketing. This course consists of an internship

with an off-campus organization (profit, not-for-profit, or government

agency) to enable the student the opportunity to synthesize the

theoretical learning of the classroom with a practical work situation.

The course requires an optimum of 15 hours per week supervised

and coordinated by a faculty member. Students must submit the

required course documents as well as be evaluated by their employer

on their job performance.