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I_N__D__U__S__T_R__I_A_L__ T__E__C__H__N__O__L_O__G__Y_____________________ IND148-E Mechanisms 3 The application of principles and practical problem solving involving hydraulics, pneumatics, cams, gears and gear trains, belt drives and other industrial devices. Topics include hydraulic and pneumatic theory, drive train component alignment, motion concepts and velocities. Laboratory will enhance the students’ understanding. J_O___U_R__N__A__L_I_S_M________________________________________ JOU115-A Introduction to Journalism 3 Introduction to Journalism presents an overview of the profession of journalism. The emphasis is on the fundamental principles of news gathering and writing, copy reading, proofreading, editing, and newspaper makeup. Substantive areas include the history and the contemporary state of journalism. _L_E__G__A__L_ _A__S_S__IS__T_A__N__T________________________________ LGL110-A Introduction to Paralegal Studies 3 This course surveys the paralegal profession with special emphasis on the major roles and responsibilities of the legal assistant. The course explores the knowledge base required to be a legal assistant and considers the history of the profession. The last portion of the class focuses on basic legal research. _L_I_T_E__R__A_T__U__R_E________________________________________ LIT101-A Introduction to Literature 3 This course is designed to help the student gain an understanding of and appreciation for various literary genres including short fiction, poetry, and drama. LIT110-A American Literature to Mid-1800’s 3 This course provides insights into the styles, philosophies, and themes of American authors from the beginnings of American literature to 1865. Writers of this period include Emerson, Thoreau, Whitman, and Whittier. LIT111-A American Literature Since Mid-1800’s 3 This course provides insight into the styles, philosophies, and the themes of authors for the period from 1865 to the present time. Authors of this time period include F. Scott Fitzgerald, William Faulkner, Ernest Hemingway, and Mark Twain. LIT114-A American Literature 3 This course is a survey of the American Novel with emphasis on 20th century works. LIT120-A American Novel 3 This course is an overview of the American Novel. Emphasis in this course is on evaluating various authors' style and approach to plotline and characterization to develop a central theme. LIT124-A American Poetry 3 A study of the works, lives, and times of early 20th century American Poets. Prerequisites: ENG105-A, LIT101-A LIT134-A Multicultural Literature 3 Multicultural Literature explores through a variety of literary types. The cultural and ethnic voices that are in an undeniable part of modern American life. Students read, discuss and critique materials representing a wide range of ethnic, racial and other culturally diverse groups. Emphasis centers on the assessment and appreciation of the strength and values that cultural diversity brings to contemporary American society. LIT135-A Film As Literature 3 Film as Literature examines the motion picture as a literary form. The motion picture is compared to other narrative literature, such as the novel, the short story, the epic poem, and the memoir. Special emphasis is placed on how written narratives are adapted into motion picture narratives. LIT140-A British Literature 3 A survey of British literature from its beginnings through the Restoration and Eighteenth Century, considered in the social and intellectual contexts of the periods. LIT141-A British Literature II 3 British Lit II surveys modern British Literature from the Romantic Era to the present with emphasis upon the major authors of the past two centuries. Interpretive, analytical, and critical papers are assigned. LIT150-A World Literature I 3 This course is a study on readings from the great books of the Western World. Prose, poetry, and drama from the Bible and Classical Times, Middle Ages, and Elizabethan Period to 1660 are also covered. LIT151-A World Literature II 3 This course is a continuation of World Literature I. The main literary movements from the enlightenment period of the 17th century to the masterpieces of the 20th century will be covered. LIT161-A The Short Story 3 Evolution of the short story as a literary form, with emphasis on analysis and appreciation. LIT178-A Mythological & Biblical Literature 3 Every culture tells stories of where we came from and who we are, as well as stories that tell us how we should act toward each other. An understanding of various world mythologies, especially Greek and Roman, and of some basic stories from the Bible, is vital for understanding and appreciating much of the world's literature and art. This class will examine these early oral stories as pieces of literature as well as how Western culture has referred to these stories. Northwest Iowa Community College Catalog 2017–2018 136 Industrial Technology


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