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139 Course Descriptions HSC245-E Teambuilding 1 Involves the study of team dynamics and communication techniques necessary to promote effective, collaborative team outcomes. Topics include: team characteristics, communication, goal setting, roles of team members, building teams, leadership skills, motivation, conflict resolution. and evaluating results. Health Safety & Environment Tech ______________________________________________________ HSE100-E Occupational Safety 3 Students shall be able to apply the federal government’s “Safety and Health Program Management Guidelines” and Title 29 of the Code of Federal Regulations in analyzing workplace hazards and in recommending compliance methods that protects the health and safety of workers. Humanities ______________________________________________________ HUM110-A Changes and Choices 3 Changes and Choices offers students an opportunity to explore ways in which the Humanities are integral to their personal and work lives, especially as they face change and make decisions. HUM122-A American Film 3 American film is an introductory film course designed to demonstrate the full impact of Hollywood filmmaking as an art form, an economic form and a cultural indicator. The course looks at the message of genre, the social and psychological effects of the Hollywood film style and the mutual influence of society and popular culture. Included are discussions of the Hollywood style, the star system, the western, the romantic comedy, the combat film, film noir and the film school generation. HUM137-A Humanities of the Modern World 3 The goalS of the course are for students to experience and appreciate the humanities; to study the humanities in a chronological framework as reflections of the worldview of the Era and to learn how our own present culture evolved; and to trace historically the growth of the value of humanism; and capabilites of the individual. HUM220-A Mythology 3 Provides an understanding of the role of mythology in human history throughout the world. The relationships among myth, religion, and culture are explored. HUM287-A Leadership Development Studies 3 Leadership Development Studies by the Phi Theta Kappa International Honors Society is designed to provide emerging and existing leaders the opportunity to explore the concept of leadership and to develop and improve their leadership skills. The course integrates readings from the humanities, experiential exercises, films, and contemporary readings on leadership. Your PTK Certified Instructor will use a variety of learning techniques that may include, but are not limited to, integration of humanities into the study of leadership, threaded discussions, Shared-analysis of articles, selfassessment exercises, and film study. Students taking this course will gain a basic understanding of the concept of leadership theory while developing philosophy of leadership, an awareness of the moral and ethical responsibilities of leadership, and an awareness of one’s own ability and style of leadership. The course provides the opportunity to develop essential skills through study, observation, and application. HUM927-A Honors Study 1 In this course, the student will work independently with a chosen Arts & Sciences humanities instructor on a humanities project designed by the student and the instructor. Industrial Technology ______________________________________________________ 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. Journalism ______________________________________________________ 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. Legal Assistant ______________________________________________________ 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.


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