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Fundamental theory of accounting principles and procedures. Prerequisites: None.
The $60.00 course fee will give you use of: 1) Online Textbook: Accounting Principles by Weygandt, Kimmel, and Kieso, for the semester. 2) The online homework tool "WileyPlus" to complete your homework; and 3) Tutoring services in the Accounting/Statistics Learning Center. No other materials or texts are required for this class. A custom, hard copy textbook is also available (but not required) and can be purchased through the Follett Bookstore.
SCC business majors planning to transfer to a university should take the following in order: ACC111, ACC112, and ACC212.
Continuation of the fundamental theory of accounting principles and procedures, including interpretation of general purpose financial statements. Prerequisites: ACC111 with a grade of C or better, or permission of Department or Division.
The $60.00 course fee will give you use of: 1) Online Textbook: Accounting Principles by Weygandt, Kimmel, and Kieso, for the semester. 2) The online homework tool "WileyPlus" to complete your homework; and Tutoring services in the Accounting/Statistics Learning Center. No other materials or texts are required for this class. A custom, hard copy textbook is also available (but not required) and can be purchased through the Follett Bookstore.
SCC business majors planning to transfer to a university should take the following in order: ACC111, ACC112, and ACC212.
Mastery of a microcomputer accounting system including the general ledger, accounts receivable, accounts payable and payroll. Prerequisites: ACC107 or ACC111 or ACC211 or ACC230, or permission of Instructor.
PLEASE NOTE: ACC115 classes use QuickBooks 2013.
Introduction to theory and practice in the preparation and interpretation of general purpose financial statements. Prerequisites: None.
The $60.00 course fee will give you use of: 1) Online Textbook: Accounting Principles by Weygandt, Kimmel, and Kieso, for the semester. 2) The online homework tool "WileyPlus" to complete your homework. 3) Tutoring services in the Accounting/Statistics Learning Center. No other materials or texts are required for this class. A custom, hard copy textbook is also available (but not required) and can be purchased through the Follett Bookstore.
ACC211 is an accelerated course required for all HRM students who are pursuing a BS in hotel and restaurant management from NAU. SCC business students planning to transfer to a university should take ACC111 and ACC112 instead.
Explores domestic violence as a social problem within the United States from historical, cultural, political, legal, and law enforcement perspectives. Provides an overview of theories, definitions and causes of, and interventions for domestic violence involving spousal, elder and child abuse along with teen dating violence. Examines the dynamics and effects of domestic violence. Addresses research issues and contemporary domestic violence policy. Prerequisites: None.
An examination of fire and arson investigative techniques along with the motives and pathology of the arsonist and the chemistry of fire. Other topics include documenting the scene, evidence, eliminating accidental causes and surveillance. Prerequisites: None.
Explores the causes, incidence rates and forms of hate crimes in the United States and other countries. Studies hate crime laws and the Constitution. Examines the impact of hate crimes on society, culture and the law. Considers societal responses to combat and prevent hate crimes. Prerequisites: None.
The scientific analysis and examination of biological evidence with emphasis on collection and preservation of evidence. Topics discussed include blood, drugs, blood alcohol, hairs and fibers, and topics of special interest in criminalistics. Prerequisites: None.
Scientific analysis and examination of physical evidence with emphasis on scientific investigation, recognition, collection, and preservation of evidence. Fingerprints, shoe prints, tool marks, firearms identification, paint chips and arson. Prerequisites: None.
An examination of the medical investigation of sudden, unnatural, unexplained or violent deaths. Explains the legal and medical roles of death investigators and medical examiners. Additional topics include the autopsy, documenting and evaluating the body, routine and special investigative techniques, and death event reconstruction. Prerequisites: None.
Study of deviance, society's role in defining behavior; theories of criminality and the economic, social, and psychological impact of crime; relationships between statistics and crime trends. Examines crime victimization and the various types of crime and categories of offenders. Required in the AJS curriculum. Prerequisites: None.
Examines techniques used to reconstruct the physical actions that occurred at a crime or accident scene. Involves the use of physical, testimonial, and documentary evidence, knowledge of criminal modus operandi and the scientific method, including deductive and inductive logic. Includes analysis of case studies. Prerequisites: AJS215, or AJS216, or AJS219, or AJS275, or FOR105, or permission of Instructor.
Courtroom demeanor and protocol. Role and primary functions of witness and legal counsels. Prerequisites: None.
History of art from prehistoric through medieval period. Prerequisites: None.
Principles of cultural and social anthropology, with illustrative materials from a variety of cultures. The nature of culture; social, political, and economic systems; religion, aesthetics and language. Prerequisites: None.
A global study of plants in relation to humans; as a source of food, fiber, drugs, and other products; for aesthetic value, survival, and energy. Prerequisites: None.
Students enrolling in a BIO108 lecture class MUST ALSO select any DAY LAB SECTION from the BIO108 Lab sections. All BIO108 lecture classes have a special fee payable at time of registration.
Introduction to business and personal computer operations and usage. Software applications for analyzing and solving business problems including word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation graphics. Prerequisites: None.
PLEASE NOTE: BPC110 classes include hands-on experience using Windows 7, Word 2013, Excel 2013, PowerPoint 2013, Access 2013 and will require additional computer lab time.
Mastery of essential microcomputer keyboarding skills. Emphasis on touch typing of alphabetic and numeric keys and symbols. Prerequisites: None.
PLEASE NOTE: BPC111AA is for NEW typing students or those typing less than 35 WPM. This course may be taken on either a PC or Macintosh computer. BPC111AA is cross-referenced with OAS111AA.
Further development of microcomputer keyboard speed and accuracy. Emphasis on touch typing with speed and accuracy development of numerals as related to preparation and handling of documents. Prerequisites: BPC/OAS111AA or permission of Instructor.
PLEASE NOTE: BPC111AB is for students who type at least 35 WPM and wish to build speed and accuracy. This course may be taken on either a PC or Macintosh computer. BPC111AB is cross-referenced with OAS111AB.
Identify and explain social media and Web 2.0 technologies for personal, academic, professional, and business applications. Create and maintain accounts on various sites to socialize, write, and share multimedia, while understanding the related ethics, privacy and security issues. Prerequisites: None.
Overview of computer technology, concepts, terminology, and the role of computers in business and society. Discussion of social and ethical issues related to computers. Use of word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation software. Includes uses of application software and the Internet for efficient and effective problem solving. Exploration of relevant emerging technologies. Prerequisites: None.
PLEASE NOTE: CIS105 classes will require additional computer time per week to be explained at first class meeting. In addition to surveying computer concepts, the class includes hands-on experience with Windows 7, Word 2013, Access 2013, Excel 2013, and Visual Basic for Applications.
Computer spreadsheet skills for solving business problems using Excel, including calculations, forecasting, projections, macro programming, database searching, extraction, linking, statistics, and matrix manipulation. Production of graphs and reports. Project design using multiple, integrated spreadsheets. Prerequisites: None.
PLEASE NOTE: CIS114DE classes use MS 2013 for Windows. A good understanding of accounting or math will be helpful.
Introduction to the basic elements, exploration of additional components and common database management problems related to the Microsoft Access program. Prerequisites: None.
PLEASE NOTE: CIS117DM uses MS Access 2013 for Windows.
Provides students with the capability to use Adobe Illustrator graphics software on a computer. Basic foundation course in the use of electronic techniques to create, manipulate, and edit images, text, abstract art, graphics design, color graphics and business charts; determine file formats appropriate for web and print; utilize tools to optimize graphics and create a PDF file. Prerequisites: None.
PLEASE NOTE: CIS120DB uses Adobe Illustrator Creative Cloud (CC)
Focuses on entry-level skill expectations for digital imaging using Adobe Photoshop. Helps students prepare for the Adobe Certifications related to Photoshop. Prerequisites: None.
PLEASE NOTE: CIS120DF classes use Adobe Photoshop Creative Cloud (CC)
Use of the Microsoft command line interface: basic concepts, internal and external commands, subdirectories, and editor. Prerequisites: None.
PLEASE NOTE: CIS121AB is cross-referenced with BPC121AB.
Overview of the Internet/WWW and its resources. Hands-on experience with various Internet/WWW communication, resource discovery, and information retrieval tools. Web page development also included. Prerequisites: None.
PLEASE NOTE: CIS133DA uses HTML5 and CSS3.
Overview of WordPress Content Management System. Includes hands-on design and creation of web pages and blogs for the World Wide Web. Designed to cover best practices for web site/blog creation. Prerequisites: None.
Introduction to Java programming. Includes features needed to construct Java Applets, Java Applications, control structures, methods, arrays, character and string manipulation, graphics, and object-oriented programming. Prerequisites: CIS105 or permission of Instructor.
Overview of local area networks. Emphasis on the elements of a local area network, current issues and products, and use of a local area network. Includes terminology, hardware and software components, connectivity, resource monitoring and sharing, electronic mail and messaging, and security issues. Prerequisites: BPC/CIS105 or permission of instructor.
Advanced database concepts including database design, primary and secondary key selection and relationships between tables. Queries, sub forms, macros, events, Visual Basic modules and Access Internet features also covered. Prerequisites: CIS117DM or CIS117CM.
CIS217AM uses MS Access 2013 for Windows.
Goes beyond the basic use of palettes, selections, layers, menus, and tool options, and focuses on using Photoshop software's advanced features to manipulate and correct digital and digitally produced images. Prerequisites: (CIS120AF, CIS120BF and CIS120CF) or CIS120DF, or permission of Instructor.
PLEASE NOTE: CIS220DF uses Adobe Photoshop Creative Cloud (CC).
Introduction to project management concepts while working with MS Project to solve complex project management networks, including creating Gantt and PERT charts, tracking project progress, planning for restrictions, and integrating MS Project with other software packages such as Excel, Word, Powerpoint, and cc Mail. Prerequisites: None.
PLEASE NOTE: CIS224 uses MS Project 2013 for Windows.
Design and create pages on the World Wide Web with a variety of markup languages, programming languages, scripts, and multimedia. Hands-on experience authoring and preparing sophisticated web documents. Exploration of best practices/issues for web design and publishing and careers in web development and e-commerce. Prerequisites: CIS133CA, or CIS133DA, or permission of the Instructor.
PLEASE NOTE: CIS233DA is an in depth study of designing Web pages using Dreamweaver Creative Cloud (CC), HTML5, and CSS3.
Introduction to Electronic Commerce on the Internet. Designing an electronic storefront including web page content and development, e-commerce site marketing, advertisement, legal and security considerations, credit card and other debit transaction covered. Also includes current issues in e-commerce. Prerequisites: BPC/CIS133CA, or BPC/CIS133DA, or permission of the Instructor.
Basic knowledge of liquor service laws in Arizona. Covers service, training, and management of liquor and appropriate laws for both servers and managers.
Covers management responsibilities and liquor law knowledge in Arizona.
Examination of the multiple cultures and subcultures within the contemporary United States. Personal exploration of awareness and appreciation of multiculturalism. Activities for experiencing diverse cultural perspectives. Critical thinking skills for recognizing, analyzing, and mediating cultural and psychological factors impacting conflict and accord between diverse cultures through written and oral discourse. Prerequisites: ENG101, or ENG107, or permission of Instructor.
Apply critical inquiry skills to varied and challenging reading materials. Includes analysis, synthesis, and evaluation through at least two substantial writing and/or speaking tasks. Prerequisites: (A grade of "C" or better in ENG101 or ENG107) and (appropriate reading placement test score or grade of "C" or better in RDG091 or RDG095 or permission of Instructor).
Free tutoring is available for this course. Please contact the Writing Center at (480) 423-6416.
Prewriting (invention and discovery); writing; analyzing and evaluating (in workshop); and revising to practice manipulating various elements of poetry, critique one's own and the poetry of others, and produce a portfolio of finished, marketable poems. Prerequisites: None. CRW150 recommended but not required.
Free tutoring is available for this course. Please contact the Writing Center at (480) 423-6416.
Practice in writing fiction through a process of prewriting (invention and discovery), writing, analysis and evaluation (in workshop), and revision; practice in manipulating various elements and forms of fiction. Prerequisites: None. CRW150 recommended but not required.
Close analysis and interpretation of selected literary texts designed to strengthen the students' own writing by extending their familiarity with the genre in which they write and their knowledge of selected literary elements. One-on-one meetings between student and instructor. Prerequisites: CRW150 or permission of Instructor.
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Emphasis on writing a series of original poems; analysis and evaluation of the functions and effects of established works of poetry; concentration on evaluation and revising students' poetry through intensive workshopping. Prerequisites: CRW160 or permission of Instructor.
Covers Object-Oriented design and programming; elementary data structures; arrays; lists; stacks; queues; binary trees; recursion; searching and sorting algorithms. Prerequisites: CSC110, or permission of Instructor.
Theory and practice of basic elements of culinary arts fundamentals. Emphasis on safety, sanitation and uniform requirements, culinary terminology, basic nutritional guidelines, equipment needs and usage, standard measurements, knife selection and care, basic knife cuts, and fruit and vegetable identification and preparation. Prerequisites: None.
Cooking techniques and preparation of varied meat, fish and poultry items. Theory and practice of production of stocks, sauces, and soups. Study of butchering, yields, purchasing and grade classification. Prerequisites: None.
Cooking techniques and preparation of breakfast items, salads, sandwiches, and dressings. Theory and practice of production of egg, pasta, cheeses, and fruit dishes, canapes and hors d'oeuvre creations. Study of lettuces, fruits, grains, cheeses and dressings as components of salads and sandwiches. Prerequisites: None.
Provides a study of cooking techniques and preparation methods for cakes, pies, cookies and simple desserts as well as production of doughs and breads. Includes preparation of various bakery sauces and toppings, uses of chocolate, and appropriate presentation methods for various types of desserts. Prerequisites: None.
Overview of the field of dance focusing on origins, historical development, and cultural characteristics of the various styles of dance. Prerequisites: None.
Interdisciplinary approach investigating diverse cultural dance practices that have shaped American popular culture from the late 19th century to the present. Highlights issues of power, class, race, ethnicity, gender, age and sexuality. Emphasis is on revealing diverse cultural influences in U.S. popular culture.Prerequisites: None.
A descriptive analysis of the structure and functioning of the American economy. Emphasis on basic economic institutions and factors that determine national income and employment levels. Consideration given to the macroeconomic topics of national income, unemployment, inflation and monetary and fiscal policies. Prerequisites: None.
Microeconomic analysis including the theory of consumer choice, price determination, resource allocation and income distribution. Includes non-competitive market structures such as monopoly and oligopoly; and the effects of government regulation. Prerequisites: None.
An analysis of the economic interdependence among nations, with emphasis on international trade and finance. Consideration given to the role and function of the multinational enterprise. Prerequisites: None.
The history, functions, organization and current issues in the community/junior college with emphasis on the Arizona community colleges. Includes focus on the design and practice of effective community college teaching and learning with special emphasis on the Maricopa County Community College District. Prerequisites: None.
Emphasis on rhetoric and composition with a focus on persuasive, research-based writing and understanding writing as a process. Developing advanced college-level writing strategies through three or more writing projects comprising at least 4,000 words in total. Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in ENG101.
Basic computer skills are REQUIRED for ENG102. Free tutoring is available for this course. Please contact the Writing Center at (480) 423-6416.
Basic skills and techniques used by the professional fiction writer in writing fiction for publication, including characterization, plot development, writing dialogue, setting scenes, and establishing mood. Emphasis on writing scenes. Prerequisites: None.
Introduction to international literature through various forms of literary expression; e.g., poetry, drama, essay, biography, autobiography, short story, and novel. Provides a global overview of literature with special emphasis on diverse cultural contributions of women, African Americans, Asian Americans, Hispanic Americans, and Native Americans. Prerequisites: None.
Includes a selection of the world's literary masterpieces from the Renaissance to modern times. Prerequisites: None.
All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).
Includes literature written after 1860 in the United States. Prerequisites: None.
Investigates major themes in Southwestern American literature including the Western myth, minority roles in the region's literature, control of nature versus primacy of nature, and growth. Both prose and poetry are examined with an emphasis on contemporary Southwestern writing. Prerequisites: None.
Review of folk and modern literature from a variety of world cultures, including application of literary criteria to folk and modern literature for children. Prerequisites: None.
Introductory course that will provide the student with a general overview of the disciplines and professions associated with the fields of Exercise Science, Kinesiology and Physical Education. Basic history, philosophy, and theory of each discipline will be examined as well as relevant career potential and options. Prerequisites: None.
Basic principles of fitness for the prospective fitness professional and characteristics of quality communication and fitness leadership. Topics include behavior modification, enhancing motivation components of fitness, fitness assessment, risk stratification, exercise programming and modifications. Prerequisites: None.
Accelerated classes allow students to complete two courses in a 16 week period.
Principles of exercise science applied to teaching fitness/aerobics. Major factors related to the function of the human body. Emphasis on anatomy/physiology, exercise physiology, and biomechanics. Prerequisites: None. BIO160 recommended but not required.
Introduction to the science of food and human nutrition. Current sustainable dietary recommendations and applications for maximizing well-being and minimizing risk of chronic disease throughout the life cycle. An overview of the nutrients, emphasizing the importance of energy and fluid balance, and optimal functioning of the digestive system. Understanding factors that influence food intake in different cultures. Methods for evaluating credibility of nutrition claims, a focus on modern food safety and technology practices, and a worldview of nutrition are included. Emphasis is on personal dietary behavior change for a holistic life of wellness. Prerequisites: None.
Understanding diet in the context of culture. Historical, religious, and socio-cultural influences on the development of cuisine, meal patterns, eating customs, cooking methods, and nutritional status of various ethnic groups. Traditional and contemporary food habits. Health and social impact of changes in diet. Preparation and serving of foods from many cultures. Prerequisites: None.
Principles of nutrition applied to fitness, exercise, and sports. Dietary fundamentals as applied to body fuels, hydration, and other unique needs for exercise and sports. Includes dietary guidelines for weight or endurance training, glycogen loading, the pre-game meal, and glycogen recovery. Emphasis on maximizing fitness, performance, and safety. Discussion of supplements and their effects on metabolic enhancement. Discussion of anabolic, catabolic, and energy-producing agents. Addresses current supplements on the market. Prerequisites: FON100 or FON241.
Scientific principles of human nutrition. Emphasis on health promotion and concepts for conveying accurate nutrition information in a professional setting. Addresses therapeutic nutrition principles for treatment of common health conditions. Includes exploration of food sources of nutrients, basic metabolism of nutrients in the human body, relationship between diet and other lifestyle factors, use of supplements, current recommendations for food selection throughout the life cycle, and use of nutrition tools for planning food intake or assessment of nutritional status. Prerequisites: None.
PLEASE NOTE: FON241 fulfills the AGEC natural science general requirement [SG] only when taken with FON241LL.
Comprehensive study of genetic, physiological, psychological, metabolic, and environmental influences on body weight. In- depth study of the theories of body weight with emphasis on distinguishing between behavioral and biological approaches. Focus on discovering successful healthful long-term weight management strategies. Prerequisites: FON100 or FON241 or permission of Instructor.
Scientific analysis and examination of physical evidence for forensic purposes. Covers fingerprints, shoe prints, tool marks, glass, soil and mineral evidence, firearms identification, paint chips, and arson and explosive evidence. Includes the history of forensic science, functions of the crime lab and criminalist career specialties. Prerequisites: None.
DUE TO THE VIOLENT NATURE of the field of FORENSIC SCIENCE, students should be aware that some topics discussed in the lecture and the lab may be considered sensitive. Students MUST enroll in both a lecture and a lab section.
Review of basic arithmetic and application of mathematics to business problems, includes percentage, interest, discount, and markups. Prerequisites: None.
Microsoft Office products are used for this course (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
Principles and practices of personal and family financial planning, includes savings, budgeting, credit, buying versus renting, and general principles of consumerism. Prerequisites: None.
Legal theories, ethical issues and regulatory climate affecting business policies and decisions. Prerequisites: None.
Evaluation of various investment forms including study of inflation, taxation, government securities, stocks and bonds, real estate and retirement plans. Prerequisites: None.
Systematic study of human use of the earth. Spatial organization of economic, social, political, and perceptual environments. Prerequisites: None.
Atmospheric processes and elements. General and local circulation, heat exchange and atmospheric moisture. Prerequisites: None.
PLEASE NOTE: GPH212 topics include real-time weather maps via Internet links; storms and monsoons; ozone depletion; greenhouse effect; El Nino; etc. GPH212 fulfills ASU's natural science requirement [SQ] ONLY when taken with GPH214.
Study of atmospheric phenomena over periods of time measured in months, years or longer. Includes average weather conditions, infrequent and unusual types of weather, and the influence of weather on the cultural and human landscape. Prerequisites: None.
PLEASE NOTE: GPH213 fulfills ASU's natural science, general requirement [SG] only when taken with the GPH215 lab. GPH 213 also fulfills ASU's Science and Society requirement.
Basic meteorological and climatological measurements. Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: GPH212.
PLEASE NOTE: GPH214 topics include real-time weather maps via Internet links; storms and monsoons; ozone depletion; greenhouse effect; El Nino; etc. GPH214 fulfills ASU's natural science requirement [SQ] ONLY when taken with GPH212.
A mathematical, statistical, and spatial analysis of climatological phenomena. Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: GPH213.
PLEASE NOTE: GPH215 fulfills ASU's natural science, general requirement [SG] ONLY when taken with the GPH213* lecture.
Introduction to medical terms used in health care. Body systems approach to selected terms related to structures, functions, diseases, procedures, and diagnostic tests. Building and analyzing terms using basic word parts. Selected medical abbreviations and symbols and term spelling. Prerequisites: None.
Online Course - Instruction, activities, and assignments are completed online. Exams may require onsite attendance. Course designed for highly motivated, self-disciplined, technology literate students.
Health and wellness and their application to an optimal life style. Explores current topics of interest such as stress management, nutrition, fitness, and environmental health. Evaluates common risk factors associated with modern lifestyles. Prerequisites: None.
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and first aid for the adult, child and infant patients includes Automated External Defibrillator(AED), rescue breathing, obstructed airway, and other first aid procedures. Designed to train citizen responders in skills and procedures required during emergency situation. Prerequisites: None.
Principles and factual bases of drug use and abuse. Physiological and socio-psychological effects of drug use and law enforcement of drug abuse. Consultants used extensively to enrich course. Prerequisites: None.
Examines how culture influences health and illness, health care practices, barriers to health care, interactions with health care professionals, and health disparities in the U.S. Prerequisites: None.
The political, economic, and social development of the United States from the Pre-Columbian period through the end of the Civil War (1865). Prerequisites: None.
Survey of the economic, social, cultural, and political elements of world history from the beginning of human civilization to 1500. Prerequisites: None.
Survey of the economic, social, cultural, and political elements of world history from 1500 to the present. Prerequisites: None.
Examines financial management concepts, analytical techniques and decision making processes essential to hospitality and tourism management. Provides an applied management approach to managing profitability, financing growth, and using financial analysis to make decisions. Prerequisites: HRM110. MAT140 or MAT141 or MAT142 recommended but not required.
NOTE: Textbooks are required on first day of class start date.
Overview of ecotourism planning and development with emphasis on contemporary issues associated with environmentally sound, culturally sensitive and economically viable tourism development. Examines the history and emergence of ecotourism and the establishment of policies and management practices associated with sustainable development that conserves natural resources while providing economic benefits. Prerequisites: HRM110.
This course is only offered during Spring term. Textbooks are required on first day of class start date.
Survey of the history and development of the art of motion pictures, including criticism of aesthetic and technical elements. Prerequisites: None.
PLEASE NOTE: HUM205 is cross-referenced with THF205. Please note-R rated films with mature themes will be shown PLEASE NOTE: HUM205 is cross-referenced with THF205. Please note-R rated films with mature themes will be shown
A study of contemporary films, directors and critics with emphasis on evaluating film as an art form. Prerequisites: None.
PLEASE NOTE: HUM210 is cross-referenced with THF210.Please note-R rated films with mature themes will be shown. All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources). PLEASE NOTE: HUM210 is cross-referenced with THF210.Please note-R rated films with mature themes will be shown. All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).
Provides an overview of the major issues faced by managers in international business. Focuses on cultural sensitivity issues and applying concepts to real-world business situations through case studies and experiential exercises. Prerequisites: None.
Development of skills and competency in accessing, evaluating and using information resources while examining the social and historical context, as well as the technological implications of the use and organization of information. Prerequisites: A grade of "C" or better in ENG101 or ENG107.
Examines impact of cultural diversity (ex: linguistic, religious, racial, ethnic, and gender groups) on health information seeking behavior and health literacy. Examines characteristics of culturally competent health information and provides information on how to locate high quality, culturally competent health information. Examines characteristics of low literacy health information and provides information on how to locate high quality, low literacy health information. Prerequisites: A grade of "C" or better in ENG101 or ENG107.
Historical survey of the development of furniture, interiors, and architecture from antiquity to the 19th Century. Prerequisites: None.
Survey of the development of furniture, interiors, and architecture from the 19th Century to the present. Emphasis is on modern architects and designers. Prerequisites: None.
Introduction to basic grammar, pronunciation, and vocabulary of Italian. Development of speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills. Study of the Italian culture. Prerequisites: None.
FREE TUTORING is available for this course. Please contact the Writing Center at (480) 423-6416.
Continued development of speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills in Italian. Study of Italian culture. Prerequisites: ITA101, or ITA101AA, or permission of Department or Division. Completion of prerequisites within the last three years is required.
Primary emphasis placed on fundamental operations with whole numbers, fractions, decimals, integers, and rational numbers; proportions, and percentages. Other topics include representations of data, geometric figures, and measurement. Prerequisites: Satisfactory score on district placement exam.
This course may require the use of technology for submission of online homework and/or tests. All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources). This estimate does not include the cost of a required calculator purchase or rental.
Linear behavior; linear equations and inequalities in one and two variables; graphs; systems of equations in two variables; function notation, graphs, and data tables; operations on polynomials; properties of exponents; applications. Prerequisites: Grade of "C" or better in MAT082, or MAT102, or equivalent, or satisfactory score on District Placement exam.
A calculator is highly recommended for this class. Your instructor will provide calculator recommendations the first day of class. All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources). This estimate does not include the cost of a required calculator purchase or rental.
A problem solving approach to mathematics as it applies to life and the world of work. Development, demonstration, and communication of mathematical concepts and formulas that relate to measurement, percentage, statistics, and geometry. Prerequisites: Grade of "C" or better in MAT082, or equivalent, or satisfactory score on District placement exam.
Quadratic, rational, radical, exponential, and logarithmic functions and equations; graphs of quadratic, exponential, and logarithmic functions; equations quadratic in form; operations on rational expressions, radical expressions, and complex numbers; rational exponents; applications. Prerequisites: Grade of "B" or better in MAT090, MAT091, MAT092, MAT093, or equivalent, or a satisfactory score on the District placement exam.
PLEASE NOTE: Graphing calculators are required for homework and exams. The TI-83 or TI-84 is strongly recommended. This course may require the use of technology for submission of online assignments and/or tests. All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources). This estimate does not include the cost of a required calculator purchase or rental.
Working knowledge of college-level mathematics and its applications to real-life problems. Emphasis on understanding mathematical concepts and their applications. Topics include set theory, probability, statistics, finance, and geometry. Prerequisites: Grade of "C" or better in MAT120, or MAT121, or MAT122, or equivalent, or satisfactory score on District placement exam.
PLEASE NOTE: Graphing calculators are required for homework and exams. The TI-83 or TI-84 is strongly recommended.
Analysis and interpretation of the behavior and nature of functions including polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic, power, absolute value, and piecewise-defined functions; systems of equations, modeling and solving real world problems. Additional topics may include matrices, combinatorics, sequences and series, and conics. Prerequisites: Grade of "C" or better in MAT120, or MAT121, or MAT122, or equivalent, or satisfactory score on District placement exam.
Graphing calculators are required for homework and exams. The TI-83 or TI-84 is strongly recommended. All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources). This estimate does not include the cost of a required calculator purchase or rental.
Introduction to the theory, techniques and applications of the differential and integral calculus of functions with problems related to business, life, and the social sciences. Prerequisites: Grade of "C" or better in MAT150, or MAT151, or MAT152, or MAT187, or appropriate Math placement test score.
Images of the diverse cultures and gender issues within the U.S. media. Exploration of racial and gender roles which shape the media as well as media roles which influence U.S. race relations and racial change. Roles, contributions, and challenges of the minority press in the United States. Prerequisites: ENG101, or ENG107, or equivalent.
Overview of the foundations of supervision and how to get things done within an organization through other people. The functions of planning, organizing, staffing, motivating and controlling presented. Prerequisites: None.
Explores the skills and qualities necessary to develop and maintain a successful professional life. Topics include management/leadership skill development, effective job search, image development, career advancement, gender issues, professional conduct, time/financial management, and human relations. Prerequisites: None.
Practical training in the development of skills and expertise necessary to achieve organizational goals, with and through people. Examines functions and work activities that result in a more productive and harmonious workforce. Prerequisites: None.
Covers basic principles of managing quality and performance in organizations. Covers management functions: planning, organizing, leading, and controlling. Emphasizes continual improvement, ethics, and social responsibility. Prerequisites: None.
The study of cultural and social contributions to the evolution of American jazz and popular music from the mid-1800's to present. Prerequisites: None.
Analyzes and applies the steps and techniques used in personal selling. Highlights the role of the professional sales representative and his/her functions as they relate to the company's mission and customer expectations. Prerequisites: None.
Touch system of numeric keys on ten-key pads. Prerequisites: None.
General consideration of human nature and the nature of the universe. Knowledge, perception, freedom and determinism, and the existence of God. Prerequisites: None.
PLEASE NOTE: Also see Religious Studies (REL) course listings.
Study of the historical backgrounds, governing principles, and institutions, of the national government of the United States. Prerequisites: None.
Examination of major issues in current affairs in the fields of politics, economics, social relations, foreign affairs, aesthetics, and others through the reading and viewing of secondary information sources. Prerequisites: ENG101, or ENG107, or equivalent.
Examination of the United States Constitution and the constitution and government of the State of Arizona. Prerequisites: None.
To acquaint the student with basic principles, methods and fields of psychology such as learning, memory, emotion, perception, physiological, developmental, intelligence, social and abnormal. Prerequisites: None.
Application of the physiological, behavioral, social, cognitive, and humanistic perspectives in psychology to sport. Includes topics such as optimal performance, correlation, motivation, co-action effect, self-actualization, psycho-behavioral techniques, self-efficacy, and the general health benefits of sport participation. Prerequisites: PSY101 with a grade of "C" or better, or permission of Instructor.
Human development from conception through adulthood. Includes: physical, cognitive, emotional and social capacities that develop at various ages. Recommended for students majoring in nursing, education, pre-med, and psychology. Prerequisites: PSY101 with a grade of "C" or better, or permission of Instructor.
Distinguishes between normal behavior and psychological disorders. Subjects may include stress disorders, problems with anxiety and depression, unusual and abnormal sexual behavior, schizophrenia and addictive behaviors. Causes and treatments of psychological problems and disorders are discussed. Prerequisites: PSY101 with a grade of "C" or better, or permission of Instructor.
An examination of roles and methods of leadership in leisure services settings. Overview of theories and models of leadership, group dynamics, participant motivation, communication, and face-to-face leadership. Exploration of leadership contexts, including coaching and officiating sports, leading community groups and volunteers, working with persons in various life stages and with varying abilities, and leading different recreation activity areas. Prerequisites: None.
The development of various religions from the prehistoric to modern times. Political, economic, social and geographic relationships among world religions. Consideration of both Eastern and Western religions. Prerequisites: None.
The study and scientific inquiry of issues and demands placed on business enterprise by owners, customers, government, employees and society. Included are social, ethical and public issues and analysis of the social impact of business responses. Prerequisites: None.
The systematic study of social behavior and human groups, particularly the influence of culture, socialization, social structure, stratification, social institutions, differentiation by region, race, ethnicity, sex/gender, age, class, and socio/cultural change upon people's attitudes and behaviors. Prerequisites: None.
Examines how the social construction of race shapes social interaction and social institutions. Explores the consequences of power, privilege and oppression among major ethnic and racial groups in the United States. Prerequisites: None.
A sociological analysis of the way culture shapes and defines the positions and roles of both men and women in society. Major emphasis on social conditions which may lead to a broadening of gender roles and a reduction of gender role stereotypes and the implications of these changes. Prerequisites: None.
Applies the sociological perspective to the study of sport. Emphasizes how hierarchies of race, class, and gender in the United States impact the sport experience of both the fan and the athlete, as well as how both professional and amateur sport have at times played a transformative role in society. Prerequisites: None.
Examines movie-going and the experience of spectatorship. Studies how motion pictures reflect, influence, and are influenced by American culture and societal institutions. Explores the role of the movie industry as a vehicle for social commentary, analysis, and criticism. Prerequisites: None.
Basic grammar, pronunciation and vocabulary of the Spanish language. Includes the study of the Spanish-speaking cultures. Practice of listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Prerequisites: None.
Continued study of essential Spanish grammar and Spanish-speaking cultures. Continued practice and development of reading, writing, and speaking skills in Spanish. Emphasis on fluency and accuracy in spoken Spanish. Prerequisites: A grade of "C" or better in SPA102, or SPA102AA, or SPA111, or permission of Department or Division. Completion of prerequisites within the last three years is required.
Introduction to the basic concepts of sustainability. Includes challenges of land, ocean, and resource management as well as the built environment. Also covers connections between global, local and personal sustainability challenges and responses at each level. Prerequisites: None.
Introduction to the field of sustainability and exploration of the interaction between human and natural global systems. Framework for analyzing and investigating the global challenges such as land use change, competition for water and other natural resources, and renewable energy concerns and crises. Prerequisites: None.
SUS110 explores the basic concepts of sustainability and the interaction between humans and their environment on a local and global level. Excellent intro course for those interested in environmental or sustainability issues. Course transfers to ASUs School of Sustainability as SOS 110.
History and evolution of herbs for healing applications. Preparation, usage, and effects of certain herbs used for healing purposes. Basic literature review skills in the area of herbal medicine. Prerequisites: None.