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    COM 154 - Media and Society


    An in-depth examination and analysis of the impacts and effects of the mass media upon society and the converse societal influences upon the media.  Includes such issues as media concentration, portrayal of violence, stereotyping, the public's right to know, among others.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisite:  COM 100 or SOC 110

    Credits: 3
    Cross-listed
    SOC 155
    Hours
    3 Class Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Define some of the major concepts in media studies.
    2. Describe the historic and present day forms of media.
    3. Discuss the economic, political, social, and cultural context within which the media operate.
    4. Identify the major functions of the media in contemporary society.
    5. Analyze selected issues and problems in the contemporary media landscape. 


  
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    COM 200 - Image Theory for Film, Photography, and Television


    This course offers the student a chance to study many of the important theories behind image production and its effectiveness.  The class will survey the work of several significant photographers, filmmakers, and television artists.  There is an emphasis on the formal elements of the still and moving images and their psychological and aesthetic effects.  Students will have the chance to discuss the history and development of visual image production spanning from the pre-technological era to the present, with a view toward understanding the universal nature of the need for visual and conceptual expression among all mediums. 

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisite:  COM 100 Introduction to Mass Media

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    3 Class Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Understand how meaning is created through the manipulation and production of still and moving images.
    2. Identify several fundamental theories behind the creation of visual aesthetic and the effect this aesthetic has on the intended audience.
    3. Understand the various technological advances that have changed the way meaningful and artful expression is created and be able to provide an example of each.
    4. Possess the ability to critically and concisely produce a written or oral evaluation of work of still or motion-based imagery based on its ability to convey and express a central idea or thesis to its audience.
    5. Understand how ideas are communicated and conveyed by imagery, and how it is compared to other forms of non-visual expression.


  
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    COM 205 - Introduction to Filmmaking


    This course offers the student an introduction to the craft of filmmaking and motion picture production.  Within the course the student will receive a hands-on approach to the principles of cinematography, including formats, film stocks, lighting, and camera operation.  Topics covered will include production techniques involved in single-system filmmaking, basic editing, screening techniques, and shooting film for video transfer and post-production. 

     

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    2 Class Hours, 2 Laboratory Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Possess a working knowledge of the fundamental principles of cinematic composition and visualization, and how images are captured in a time-based medium.
    2. Have competence in basic camera operation and etiquette, including basic loading and unloading of a standard 16mm motion picture camera.
    3. Understand how to correctly operate cinematic and/or video image capture and editing equipment in a single or group setting, as well as the ability to follow standard safety protocols when working individually or in a group setting.
    4. Recognize and identify different crew positions on a film set and the individual function of each.
    5. Compile a series of individual or group projects in a time-based medium, either in digital video or 16mm film.


  
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    COM 210 - Advanced Video Production


    In this advanced level course students will use prior knowledge gained in other courses in order to further their understanding of video production.  Students will gain an advanced understanding of techniques such as camera operation, shooting, lighting and sound recording as well as an understanding of various post-production work.

     

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisite:  COM 130 Introduction to Video Theory and Production

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    3 Class Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Demonstrate a working knowledge of video production etiquette, including proper camera operation and handling, as well as image composition and cinematography.
    2. Demonstrate their proficiency in non-linear video editing on multiple operating platforms.
    3. Have practical and theoretical knowledge in advanced lighting practices, in both the environments of field production and studio production.
    4. Have competence in video post-production, including titling and digital special effects.
    5. Understand transcoding and interactive DVD authoring, as well as the ability to produce their assignments completed in class into a demonstration reel for employment or further studies.


  
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    COM 211 - Digital Photographic Imaging


    This course is an introduction to the digital manipulation of images, primarily using the Adobe Creative Suite package of applications, which includes Adobe Photoshop.  Students will create images - either in film-based media or digital - and manipulate them in Adobe Photoshop to create cohesive pieces of personal and artful expression.

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    3 Class Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Explore artisitic expression and style through the use of a digital workflow.
    2. Develop digital photographic images through a comprehensive process - from image capture, through editing to final output (printing).
    3. Recognize and appreciate diverse digital photographic expression.
    4. Produce a portfolio of digital images demonstrating creativity and personal vision.


  
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    COM 212 - Intermediate Photography


    Systems of precise exposure and processing control.  Advanced black and white darkroom techniques.  Introduction to color theory, processes and printing.  Functional portfolio development.  Introduction to digital electronic imaging.  (Students can sign-out cameras and other supplies from the Communications Department thus reducing the overall costs for photo supplies).

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisite:  ART 112 Beginning Photography, or by portfolio acceptance and permission of instructor

     

    Credits: 3
    Cross-listed
    ART 212
    Hours
    2 Class Hours, 2 Laboratory Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Operate a twins-lens camera, control negative density and print contrast making use of the zone system.
    2. Know how to light and operate "strobe lights."


  
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    COM 222 - Advanced Photography


    Advanced Photography is a lecture/laboratory course that offers students with previous photography education or experience the opportunity to further explore photography as an expressive tool.  The scope and approach of the course is the study and application of advanced methods of working with a photographic camera, as well as processing film and prints with photochemistry.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisites:  ART/COM 112 Beginning Photography and ART/COM 212 Intermediate Photography

    Credits: 3
    Cross-listed
    ART 222
    Hours
    2 Class Hours, 2 Laboratory Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Use a light meter and gray card to calculate scene brightness ratios.
    2. Adjust film speed ratings to compensate for camera or lighting factors.
    3. Adjust film development times to compensate for lighting conditions.
    4. Determine personal film speed.
    5. Print "problem" negatives by making alterations in the prints.
    6. Develop a vocabulary to critique basic photographic principles.
    7. Recognize and appreciate diverse photographic expression.


  
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    COM 226 - Advanced Computer Imagery


    A continuation of Visual Communication theory that students were introduced to during ART 125/COM 124. Through more advanced visual design problems, students will develop their conceptual problem-solving skills relative to applied arts fields such as advertising and editorial design, animation, gaming, and web design. Advanced digital imagery techniques will be introduced using Photoshop CC, in addition to page layout theory using Adobe InDesign CC.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisites:  ART 125/COM 124 Introduction to Computer Graphics, ART 115 Beginning Drawing

    Credits: 3
    Cross-listed
    ART 226
    Hours
    2 Class Hours, 2 Laboratory Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Understand the field of Graphic Design more fully.
    2. Develop skills on the computer in professional design oriented programs.
    3. Create a professional portfolio of work relevant to the field.
    4. Discuss the field of Graphic Design and its future.


  
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    COM 228 - Animation I


    Animation I introduces the student to the beginning concepts of classical animation.  The focus is the investigation of two-dimensional animation using the program of Macro-media Director MX.  Topics covered are writing for animation and history of animation, in addition to basic animation concepts such as character development, storyboarding, audio/music timing and screening.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisite:  Art 125 Introduction to Audio Theory and Production

     

    Credits: 3
    Cross-listed
    ART 228
    Hours
    2 Class Hours, 2 Laboratory Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Illustrate a working knowledge of quality visual storytelling.
    2. Demonstrate a competent application of the animation principles in a time-based visualization.
    3. Demonstrate a competent application of foundation drawing skills.
    4. Apply animation computer software knowledge to other digital art forms.


  
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    COM 230 - Motion Graphics


    This course is an introduction to the theory and practice of motion graphics through the use of the Adobe Creative Suite package of applications, which includes Adobe After Effects and Adobe Illustrator.  This is a hands-on course, as well as being theory-based in its approach.  Students will learn all aspects of vector-based motion graphics for film, video, and web-based post-production applications. 

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    3 Class Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Develop a storyboard for time-based media.
    2. Create basic animation sequences using vector-based drawing tools.
    3. Execute frame-by-frame animations using a timeline.
    4. Script basic commands for interactivity.
    5. Design a user-friendly environment.


  
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    COM 240 - Mass Media Research


    This course is designed to provide students with a foundation in media research.  The course will introduce students to a variety of mass media research methods, such as library and internet research, and content analysis.  It is the objective of this course to engage students within the research process by immersing them in the function and creation of various forms of media, with an emphasis on Documentary Films.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisite:  COM 100 Introduction to Mass Media

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    3 Class Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Explain the role of research in the field of mass media and its effects on media production and dissemination.
    2. Understand the difference between primary and secondary sources, and be able to evaluate the appropriateness and reliability of an information source based upon a pre-established set of criteria.
    3. Know the difference between qualitative and quantitative research data, and how to appropriately report findings on each in an academic or professional setting.
    4. Possess the ability to perform research as both an individual and as a member of a group.
    5. Produce a significant written project containing original research based upon the qualitative and quantitative research methods described in class.


  
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    COM 250 - Communication Internship I


    Placement in a communications related job.  Involves in addition to job requirements, directed reading, meetings with the intern supervisor, and written assignments.  Most Internships are not paid positions.

    Credits: Variable (1-3)
    Note
    By advisement only

    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Students will learn through their job-related tasks and assignments as allocated by their internship site supervisor and faculty advisor.  Students are also responsible to meet with the Program Chairperson to assess their progress, and are required to keep a log of their hours worked, and a self-reflective journal chronicling their tasks and duties as an intern at their respective business establishment. The Internship is designed to simulate in as realistic a fashion as possible the experience of both finding employment in the Communications field, and working on a professional level within the Communications Industry. Students will gain hands-on, real life experience, in the workplace, complimenting their academic studies in the classroom. The Internship is also a measure of maturity, professionalism, responsibility, and dedication, all important attributes to a successful professional career. 

  
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    COM 255 - Communication Internship II


    Students will find placement in a communications related job.  Like Internship I, this course of study will involve in addition to employment requirements; directed reading, meeting with their intern supervisor and written assignments.  The work load and responsibility in this second level internship will be greater and on a broader scale than the first Internship.  Most internships are not paid positions.  This Internship may be taken twice for credit.

     

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Corequisite:  COM 250 Communications Internship I

    Credits: Variable (1-3)
    Note
    By advisement only

    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Gain placement in a communications related field in one of the local new production, audio production, video production, print media, or public relations firms.
    2. Have completed a working and functional resume that will enhance their ability to gain future employment.
    3. Gain the time management and interpersonal skills to schedule regular meetings with their intern supervisor and faculty advisor.
    4. Apply the skills learned during their academic internship directly to their various aspects of classroom study.
    5. Maintain a health, positive working relationship with the employers that they are placed with and maintain the etiquette of good professional communication when contacting prospective employers inquiring about possible future internship or permanent placement.


  
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    COM 260 - Television Production Practicum


    This advanced level course gives the student a chance to put prior course knowledge that has been acquired to use producing half hour format news/information shows for television airing.  Both equipment control and performance will be stressed in the lecture part of the class, while the application of these concepts will be put to practical use within the studio setting.

     

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    2 Class Hours, 2 Laboratory Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Gain a fundamental working knowledge of standard television production terms and definitions.
    2. Demarcate between the two different types of studio production crews (above the line and below the line crew positions) and be able to give examples of each.
    3. Possess the knowledge to shoot footage on location and be able to edit it down within the production facility to be presented as part of a traditional half-hour news program.
    4. Effectively plan a video shoot on location and be able to properly prepare to document an event outside of the studio environment.
    5. Understand the role of the on-camera personality and develop a comfortable relationship in transitioning between on-camera and off-camera roles in the production environment.


  
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    COM 265 - Intermediate Television Production Practicum


    This intermediate-level course is a broadcast production class where students are immersed in the roles of directing, reporting, and producing as they pertain to both commercial and broadcast television.  This is a Lecture/Laboratory style course, which will provide for further hands-on experience in studio production, but with an emphasis on story/show genesis and creative execution as it relates to cast and crew direction.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisite:  COM 260 Television Production Practicum

     

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    2 Class Hours, 2 Laboratory Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Demonstrate well-developed studio skills and etiquette.
    2. Work in both leadership and crew positions.
    3. Create News Packages from inception to final post-production and broadcast.
    4. Demonstrate their accrual of real-world experience in working with the general public.
    5. Be prepared for both academic internships and immediate employment with various broadcast news stations.


  
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    COM 285 - "X" - LACM Special Topics


    Credits: Variable (1-3)
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Learning outcomes will be developed and change depending on the topic being looked at.

    At a minimum students will be able to:

    1. Demonstrate skills and applications within Communications and Media Arts through practicums, lab work, and class projects.
    2. Apply skills and knowledge acquired to their professional and academic development.

     

  
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    COM 286 - "X" - LACM Special Topics


    Credits: Variable (1-3)
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Learning outcomes will be developed and change depending on the topic being looked at.

    At a minimum students will be able to:

    1. Demonstrate skills and applications within Communications and Media Arts through practicums, lab work, and class projects.
    2. Apply skills and knowledge acquired to their professional and academic development.


  
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    COM 287 - "X" - LACM Special Topics


    Credits: Variable (1-3)
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Learning outcomes will be developed and change depending on the topic being looked at.

    At a minimum students will be able to:

    1. Demonstrate skills and applications within Communications and Media Arts through practicums, lab work, and class projects.
    2. Apply skills and knowledge acquired to their professional and academic development.


  
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    COM 299 - Independent Study in Communications/Media Arts


    An individual student project concerned with advanced work in a special area of communication.  Conducted under the direction of a faculty member, an independent course of study is to be a continuation of those skills already gained through the student's coursework.  The option exists to run this course receiving from 1-3 credits as needed.  Topics and subject matter are variable.

     

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisite:  3 semester hours of College level work in Communications/Media Arts

    Credits: (1-3)
    Note
    By advisement only

    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Produce a short-form or longer-form academic project (visual, aural, or written) of considerable scope and depth relative to their independent study in Communications/Media Arts.
    2. Apply the skills and knowledge learned in their independent study to other areas of academic study both within and beyond the scope of the Communications/Media Arts Program.
    3. Demonstrate the ability to enter into an agreed academic contract with foreseeable and measureable responsibilities and goals, as well as quantifiably meet those responsibilities and goals.
    4. Possess the necessary time management and leadership skills to meet with the faculty advisor that agrees to oversee their independent study on a regular and punctual basis.


  
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    CRJ 103 - CJES College Success Seminar


    An introduction to the campus community for students majoring in a Criminal Justice & Emergency Services program. This course will assist with the navigation and understanding of college procedures, academic expectations, program requirements, electronic tools, and the various resources and services available while attending SUNY Broome.

    Credits: 1
    Hours
    1 Class Hour
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    After successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Identify campus resources and services that will aid in their academic success at the college.
    2. Demonstrate ability to utilize electronic tools available at the college to support academic goals.
    3. Describe program and graduation requirements needed to successfully complete the Criminal Justice & Emergency Services program.
    4. Demonstrate effective communication skills necessary for success in the Criminal Justice & Emergency Services field.


  
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    CRJ 105 - Introduction to Corrections


    This course provides an overview of corrections in the criminal justice system, tracing the history of corrections in the United States.  The relationship between corrections and the other criminal justice components is examined, with an emphasis on the four major correctional models.

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    3 Class Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Describe the major periods of corrections history and their importance.
    2. Explain the role of corrections in the context of the larger criminal justice process.
    3. Identify the goals of sentencing and explain common sentencing practices.
    4. Explain the roles of local, state, and federal correctional institutions.


  
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    CRJ 111 - Introduction to Criminal Justice


    This course provides an understanding of the development and operations of the criminal justice system.  Students will learn about the components, participants, and processes of law enforcement, courts, and corrections.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisite:  Writing placement score equivalent to ENG 110 College Writing I or better

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    3 Class Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Identify and describe the three components of the criminal justice system:  law enforcement, courts, and corrections.
    2. Identify the various steps and specific goals of the criminal justice system.
    3. Describe the specific types of crime.
    4. Explain the importance of discretion and ethics throughout the criminal justice system.


  
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    CRJ 115 - Juvenile Justice System


    This course introduces the juvenile justice system, to include the history, philosophy, components, and processes.  Examination of various diversion options and system responses are explored.

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    3 Class Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Describe the components and structure of the juvenile justice system within the United States.
    2. Identify and define juvenile delinquency and status offenses.
    3. Explain the importance of discretion and diversion options.
    4. Describe the roles of various agencies involved in the juvenile justice system.


  
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    CRJ 125 - Criminal Law


    This course examines substantive criminal law, specifically covering the statutes, U.S. Constitution, and case law used in the system.  It covers the elements and evidence required to convict or acquit criminal defendants.  The course challenges students to analyze cases from the perspectives of the opposing attorneys.

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    3 Class Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. List and give examples of different guilty mental states.
    2. Describe the elements of specific crimes, using a statute from the text, the Model Penal Code, or the New York State Penal Code.
    3. Explain and give examples of affirmative defenses.
    4. Demonstrate how attorneys would argue both sides of cases covered in course.


  
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    CRJ 201 - Law Enforcement Career Preparedness Course


    This course will help students interested in a law enforcement or corrections career properly prepare for the NYS civil service testing process, from application to interview, including preparation techniques for success in a full-time police or corrections academy.  The importance of ethics and values in criminal justice will be reinforced throughout the course.  Students will be expected to complete the NYS Cooper Standards physical agility test at the beginning of the course and show improvement by course completion.  Students will be required to regularly conduct specified physical agility activities on their own time.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisites:  CRJ 105 Introduction to Corrections or CRJ 111 Introduction to Criminal Justice or HLS 111 Introduction to Homeland Security

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    3 Class Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Describe how to properly prepare for and successfully complete a NYS civil service exam or other government exam.
    2. Practice and demonstrate proper technique and completion of the NYS Cooper Standards physical agility test.
    3. Explain how to prepare for and successfully complete a full-time police or corrections academy.
    4. Recognize and demonstrate ethical behavior related to law enforcement and corrections.


  
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    CRJ 204 - Criminal Courts and Sentencing


    This course describes the court and sentencing process in U.S. criminal courts.  Students will examine cases from arrest to prosecution, focusing on judicial discretion and due process.

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    3 Class Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Identify the steps of the criminal court process.
    2. Describe the power of discretion of judges, prosecution and/or defense counsel during the court process.
    3. Identify the roles and duties of a judge in ensuring due process for the accused.


  
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    CRJ 205 - Correctional Law (WE)


    Introduces students to correctional law in the United States.  Includes history of court involvement in corrections and the rights of both offenders and corrections officers.  Examines major U.S. Supreme Court decisions that have changed correctional practices.

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    3 Class Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Explain the history of court involvement in the field of corrections.
    2. Identify major court decisions impacting corrections and describe their significance.
    3. Explain the importance of ethics throughout the corrections system.
    4. Demonstrate effective written communication skills.


  
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    CRJ 206 - Correctional Treatment and Rehabilitation


    This course covers methods used to improve correctional outcomes through evidence-based practices for those in jail, prison, on probation or parole.  Problems such as addiction and mental health of offenders, juveniles, and those "at risk" in a facility or under community supervision will be addressed.  Practices beyond traditional custody that show potential to reduce recidivism as a means of breaking the criminal cycle and controlling social and financial cost of incarceration are also examined.

     

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    3 Class Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Explain how corrections treatment and rehabilitation fits into the primary correctional goal of public protection.
    2. Explain the ethical and legal concerns of any person or agency involved in the supervision and treatment of offenders and juveniles.
    3. Describe the most common evidence-based practices used in the field.


     

  
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    CRJ 212 - Criminal Procedure and Constitutional Law


    This course explores criminal procedure as it relates to constitutional law and due process in the criminal justice system, including exploration of the balance of individual, state, and federal rights.

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    3 Class Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Explain the structure and importance of the U.S. Supreme Court.
    2. Identify and describe the Amendments outlined in the U.S. Bill of Rights.
    3. Describe the due process rights of those involved in the criminal justice system.
    4. Identify case law that has set precedent and explain the subsequent impact on criminal procedure.


  
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    CRJ 215 - Police Administration


    This course examines the skills and knowledge necessary for police administrators to effectively manage, supervise, and lead a law enforcement agency.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisite:  CRJ 111 Introduction to Criminal Justice

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    3 Class Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Describe characteristics of mission and value statements and their importance to a police organization.
    2. Identify procedures associated with hiring, training, retaining, evaluating, and disciplining employees.
    3. Explain the functions of line and supervisory personnel in a police organization, including the use of specialized units to accomplish specific tasks.
    4. Describe the qualities of an effective leader in a police organization.


  
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    CRJ 218 - Police Community Relations


    This course explores the relationship between law enforcement agencies and the communities they serve.  Corresponding strategies are identified to address gaps in understanding and encourage better interaction between citizens and police.

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    3 Class Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Define and explain police community relations.
    2. Describe and demonstrate methods for effective communication and interactions between the community and law enforcement.
    3. Identify strategies used in community-oriented policing.
    4. Discuss the role of the media and its impact on police community relations.


  
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    CRJ 230 - Criminal Investigation


    This course covers basic procedures and techniques used in a criminal investigation, to include:  information gathering, interviews, interrogations, collection, preservation, and examination of physical evidence.

    Credits: 4
    Hours
    3 Class Hours; 3 Laboratory Hours (Additional tuition and fees)
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Explain the role and responsibilities of a criminal investigator.
    2. Demonstrate the proper technology and techniques used at a crime scene.
    3. Demonstrate the legal process of location, identification, collection, examination, preservation, documentation, and chain of command of physical evidence.
    4. Explain the methods for conducting interviews and interrogations.


  
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    CRJ 235 - Corrections Administration


    This course provides an understanding of management principles specific to the field of corrections and how the field has changed over time.  Students will learn to think critically, legally and ethically about such issues.  Topics will include: budget, personnel, legal requirements, planning, training and community relations.

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    3 Class Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Identify the historical development of jails, prisons, probation and parole and how administration has changed over time.
    2. Explain the importance of classification for security and rehabilitation purposes.
    3. Explain operational issues and best practices in areas of medical care, food service, budgeting, personnel, security and programs.
    4. Using concepts discussed in the course, students will prepare a research report on a current correctional management issue.


  
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    CRJ 240 - Community Corrections


    An examination of community corrections to include probation, intermediate sanctions, and parole.  This course describes the history and philosophy of community corrections, to include policies and procedures required for effective community supervision.

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    3 Class Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Explain the historical roots and current organizational structure of community corrections.
    2. Identify the various positions and components of the community corrections system.
    3. Describe eligibility requirements for community corrections programs.


  
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    CRJ 245 - Criminology (WE)


    A study of the general field of criminology examining various theories of crime causation and the impact crime has on society. 

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisite:  ENG 110 College Writing I

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    3 Class Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Define criminology and explain the various fields that establish the criminology discipline.
    2. Describe major concepts and theories of at least one discipline in the social sciences.
    3. Demonstrate an understanding of the methods social scientists use to explore social phenomena.
    4. Demonstrate effective written communication skills.


  
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    CRJ 246 - Victimology


    This course explores the study of victimology, to include the theories, impact, and consequences of victimization.

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    3 Class Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Define and explain victimology.
    2. Describe associated theories researchers use to explain how and why victimization occurs.
    3. Explain various crime types associated with criminal victimization and their related consequences.
    4. Identify and describe programs, services, and resources available to victims.


  
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    CRJ 254 - Risk Management


    Basic understanding of how multiple disciplines deliver safety messages and how driver educators fit into the safety arena.

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    3 Class Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Recognize and identify accident causation and prevention.
    2. Identify major problems surrounding safety education programs for prevention effectiveness.
    3. Familiarization of everyday safety responsibilities.
    4. Ability to analyze specific safety prevention programs.
    5. Identify basic techniques and programs used in accident prevention programs.


  
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    CRJ 255 - Special Topics in Criminal justice


    The specific area to be covered will be based upon identified needs and interests of criminal justice students.  This course also provides a forum for professional individuals in the criminal justice field with a particular expertise to share their knowledge and skills with students. 

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisites:  CRJ 111 Introduction to Criminal Justice

    Credits: (1-3)
    Hours
    1-3 Class Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Demonstrate a thorough understanding of the specific criminal justice topic chosen for study.


  
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    CRJ 260 - Organized Crime


    This course examines domestic and transnational organized crime structures and practices along with the role of the criminal justice system in the investigation and prosecution of organized criminal enterprises.

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    3 Class Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Describe the history and methods of organized crime groups in the United States.
    2. Describe typical racketeering activities and explain how the RICO statute has been applied in criminal prosecutions of organized crime in the United States.
    3. Identify several transnational criminal organizations and explain the circumstances contributing to their growth.
    4. List and discuss crimes in which criminal organizations commonly engage worldwide.


  
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    CRJ 295 - Criminal Justice Internship


    Supervised career-related experience that complements academic preparation in the criminal justice field.  Students will work under the supervision of a CJES faculty member and a site supervisor.  A total of 120 - 150 hours required.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisite:  24 credit hours successfully completed, departmental approval, good academic standing with 2.5 GPA, and acceptance by a local criminal justice agency/organization

    Credits: 3
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Demonstrate working competencies to the satisfaction of their field supervisor in a professional, thorough, and timely manner.
    2. Prepare a daily time and activity log that fully and accurately documents details of the student's internship.  The student's assigned CJES faculty mentor will check this log regularly throughout the internship and at its conclusion.
    3. Using the daily time and activity log, write and submit a "reflection paper" that satisfactorily articulates what the student learned during the internship.
    4. In consultation with the CJES faculty mentor, compose thank you letters to the student's internship site supervisor and agency/organization head that detail some of the student's learning from the experience.

     

  
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    CRJ 299 - Independent Study


    An individual student project in an area of criminal justice with advanced-level work beyond the scope of regular coursework, conducted under the direction of a faculty member and approved by the department chairperson and Dean.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisites:  CRJ 111 Introduction to Criminal Justice and 6 credits in CRJ courses

    Credits: (1-3)
    Hours
    1-3 Class Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Demonstrate a thorough understanding of the specific criminal justice topic chosen for study.
    2. Demonstrate the ability to work independently to reach a goal.


  
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    CST 103 - General Security Concepts


    A first, introductory course in computer and network security concepts and techniques.  No knowledge of networking is required.  Topics include operating system security, authentication, attacks, auditing, cryptography, physical security, and disaster recovery.  Numerous case studies are presented and studied.

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    3 Class Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Describe the legal and ethical issues associated with information security.
    2. Describe the various operating security features (including authentication).
    3. Explain the different types of malicious code and attacks on computers.
    4. Understand how to perform auditing.
    5. Be familiar with the basics of cryptography.
    6. Understand the relationship between physical security and disaster recovery.


  
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    CST 104 - Remote Security Methods


    This second security course builds on the material introduced in CST 103 General Security Concepts.  Detailed examinations of many different remote access methods are undertaken.  These methods include secure remote access, VPN (virtual private networking), secure email and file transfers, secure web access, wireless security, and instant messaging.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisite:  CST 103 General Security Concepts

    Corequisite:  CST 208 Introduction to Networking

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    2 Class Hours; 2 Laboratory Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Describe unsecure and secure ways of doing web, email, and FTP and instant messaging applications.
    2. Describe the operation and features of a typical router.
    3. Explain the operation of a VPN tunnel, including the protocols used, and the essentials of encryption and hashing.
    4. Understand the basics of file and directory access security.
    5. Discuss wireless networking and security.


  
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    CST 105 - Computer Applications


    This is an introduction course to computer concepts and application software and the ethics and issues associated with technology use.  Topics include word-processing, spreadsheets, databases, the Internet, computer hardware/operating systems, and digital citizenship.  Microsoft Office will be used in the laboratory to develop academic, professional, and business applications.

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    2 Class Hours, 2 Laboratory Hours
    Note
    Credit will not be given for both CST 105 and CST 106.

    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Create and deliver presentations.
    2. Create an MLA citation style report.
    3. Create a spreadsheet using cell references, formulas, and built-in functions.
    4. Create a simple relational database table, form, query, and report.
    5. Describe basic computer hardware.
    6. Create documents that integrate word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, and databases.
    7. Search the Internet to access information from reputable sites.
    8. Explain the implications of various technology ethics and issues in today's society.


  
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    CST 109 - Computer and Malware History


    This course explores the history of the personal computer industry, and relates the evolution of computers with that of networking and the emergence of malicious code, Internet attacks, and identity theft.  The relationship between all three is explored in depth so that the student has a clear understanding of the environment in which they will be performing additional study and eventually, actual work activities.

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    3 Class Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Describe the evolution of the Intel microprocessor family and its relationship to the evolution of malicious code.
    2. Understand how the power of the personal computer is related to the microprocessor used inside it.
    3. Explain how the emergence of networking and the world-wide-web led to many of the computer security issues facing us today.
    4. Explain how microprocessor technology, computer networking, and operating system vulnerabilities all combine to enable the evolution and spread of malicious code.
    5. Describe how computers and the Internet combine to enable identity theft and other illegal activities.


  
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    CST 113 - Introduction to Programming


    Introduction to the fundamentals of programming using an Integrated Development Environment (IDE).  Topics may include data types and variables, decisions and conditional statements, repetition/loop structures, file processing and formatting of output.  Lab assignments emphasize program development using a modular design and self-documentation.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisite:  A computer course or equivalent

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    2 Class Hours, 2 Laboratory Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Demonstrate the use of Visual Studio to compile, debug and run programs.
    2. Demonstrate the use of problem-solving skills for program development.
    3. Create projects that use assignment statements, arithmetic computation, decisions (if and switch) and loops.
    4. Demonstrate how to use standard programming techniques.
    5. Demonstrate the use of at least 3 different repetition structures.


  
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    CST 117 - Problem Solving & Communication Tools


    An introduction to tools for problem solving, decision making and communications.  This course presents several soft skill tools.  Topics include:  problem solving techniques, report creation, effective email and memo creation, formal and informal communication tools, team building and working in groups, and formal presentation preparation.

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    2 Class Hours, 2 Laboratory Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Solve both technical and non-technical problems using top down problem-solving techniques.
    2. Use decision tools to solve both technical and non-technical problems verbally and in writing.
    3. Evaluate and describe situational problems both verbally and in writing.
    4. Use email and memos to communicate effectively.
    5. Create and deliver orally a professional presentation.


  
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    CST 119 - Computer Concepts and Applications


    A foundation course for students who have already had some exposure to computers.  The lecture and lab will cover basic concepts in computer science and information science.  The use of word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and presentation software will be covered through a series of self-directed projects.  Lecture and lab content includes an introduction to computer architecture, data representation, networks, database systems, systems analysis, CASE tools, operating systems including an introduction to DOS and UNIX, comparison of programming languages, Internet, Web page development, computer history and ethics.  Students should be familiar with using an office suite.

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    2 Class Hours, 2 Laboratory Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Identify historical inventions that lead to the development of modern computers and resulting computer ethics issues.
    2. Convert to and from binary, decimal, octal, and hexadecimal number systems and perform arithmetic operations in other bases.
    3. Develop logic using gates and circuits in computer architecture.
    4. Develop algorithms and pseudo code used in software engineering.
    5. Identify network protocols and models and design a web page utilizing Web development techniques.
    6. Identify computer security threats and prevention techniques.


  
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    CST 120 - Java Programming


    An introductory programming course in the JAVA language with a focus a web applets.  Topics include data types, animation, program control, input/output, arrays and structures.  Students will be introduced to JavaScript as an introduction to Web-based programming.

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    2 Class Hours, 2 Laboratory Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Create an applet.
    2. Integrate applets in webpages.
    3. Describe Java and AWT basics.
    4. Dynamically use applet size information to position items on the applet.
    5. Create Java applets with animation.
    6. Describe a GUI interface.
    7. Have interaction with the user through Event Handling.
    8. Use images in applet programs.


  
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    CST 121 - Introduction to Python Programming


    Python has become the leading programming introduction course among computer science and engineering departments.  Python is a high level language that both command line and compiled requires less resources to run and uses available open source integrated development environments (IDE).  With a basic syntax it provides straight forward and modern programming features.  Python is used as the core development language for many platforms.  The primary goal of this course is to give students a basic introduction to object-oriented and procedural programming.  Topics include introduction, conditional-loops, defining functions, strings and lists, recursion, classes and object orientation.

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    2 Class Hours; 2 Laboratory Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Understand computer architecture and data representations (variables, representation of numbers and character strings).
    2. Learn basic algorithmic problem-solving techniques (decision structures, loops, functions).
    3. Use and understand objects used in programming.
    4. Design, document, implement and test solutions to programming problems.
    5. Identify and repair coding errors in a program.


  
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    CST 127 - Introduction to C++ for Engineers


    Introduction to the fundamentals of structured programming using C++.  Topics may include input-output statements, data types, loop structures, decision structures and functions.  Lab assignments emphasize engineering concepts as well as program development using modular design and self-documentation.

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    2 Class Hours, 2 Laboratory Hours
    Note
    (This course cannot be used as a course substitute in any CST program)

    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Use a C++ editor and compiler.
    2. Effectively use input/output statements, variable and constants.
    3. Use assignment statements, if statements, loops and methods.
    4. Create programs that use input and output file.
    5. Create programs that declare, initialize and manipulate arrays.
    6. Use C++ elements to solve engineering problems.


  
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    CST 131 - Internet Programming Languages


    This class will emphasize hands-on instruction and practical usage of HTML, JavaScript and XML for programmers. Topics in HTML will include tags, fonts, images, tables, layouts, image maps. Cascading Style Sheets will be covered. JavaScript will include the topics of declaring variables, declaring and using functions, event handling and accessing existing Java functions. This course is designed to give students an insight and hands on experience in how XML can be used on the Internet.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisite:  CST 113 Introduction to Programming

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    2 Class Hours, 2 Laboratory Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1.  Create a basic Web page with HTML commands.
    2. Demonstrate the use of HTML tags for ordered lists, pictures, fonts, frames, and links.
    3. Design effective Web pages and techniques to keep the user interested in the Web page.
    4. Demonstrate the use of JavaScript to allow the user to interact with a Web page.
    5. Create JavaScript to ask the user questions and act on answers.
    6. Create JavaScript to create motion on the screen.
    7. Create If statements, Loops and arrays and functions in JavaScript.
    8. Demonstrate the basics of a current webpage editor.
    9. Demonstrate how to alter the HTML created by a current webpage editor.
    10. Create and Validate an XML Document.
    11. Work with Basic XML Schemas. 

     

     

  
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    CST 133 - Structured Programming


    A structured approach to problem solving will be used.  Programming steps include program definition, coding, debugging, testing, validation, documentation, and program maintenance.  Topics include functions, objects, structures, arrays, and file processing.  Lab assignments will require modular structured programming and use in Integrated Development Environment (IDE).  Assumes introductory programming skills.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisites:  MAT 096 Elementary Algebra and Trigonometry and CST 113 Introduction to Programming

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    2 Class Hours, 2 Laboratory Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Demonstrate the use of Visual Studio.NET to compile, debug, and run programs.
    2. Demonstrate the proper use of structured programming techniques.
    3. Demonstrate the proper use of selection structures and repetition statements.
    4. Demonstrate creation of functions.
    5. Use arrays and strings for program development.
    6. Use standard requirements for programs.


  
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    CST 138 - Structured Programming in C++ for Engineers


    Students will demonstrate a knowledge of C++ by writing programs to solve engineering problems such as:  statistics, Monte Carlo method, best fit straight line, heat flow, center of mass, complex numbers, matrices, and electrical circuits. 

    The course will illustrate the basics of C++ including:  structures, recursion, pointers, dynamic memory allocation, linked lists, OOP, classes, overloading, encapsulation and polymorphism, inheritance, and composition.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prior or Concurrent:  CST 127 Introduction to C++ for Engineers

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    2 Class Hours, 2 Laboratory Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1.  Demonstrate a working knowledge of the following C++ topics by successfully writing programs to solve engineering-based problems such as:

    • basics of C programming, data types, functions, files
    • scope, duration, recursion, scope resolution operator
    • passing functions, storage class modifiers
    • pointers, dynamic memory allocation, linked lists
    • enumeration, structures
    • OOP, classes
    • overloading functions and operators
    • encapsulation and polymorphism
    • inheritance, composition
    • friends, virtual functions
    • class templates

    2.  Explain the concepts, components and philosophy of Object Oriented Programming, OOP.
    3.  Explain the benefits of using OOP in classes.
    4.  Explain what a pointer is, and how it is used in a program.
    5.  Explain the advantages and disadvantages of a linked list.
    6.  Create a linked list using C++.
    7.  Solve various engineering problems using mathematical techniques such as:  statistics, Monte Carlo method, best fit straight line, heat flow, center of mass, complex numbers, matrices, determinates, electrical circuits.

  
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    CST 140 - Computer Maintenance


    This course teaches the principals of good computer maintenance including: identification of hardware components, storage organization, hardware and software troubleshooting, disaster recovery, safety procedures, and maintenance plans.

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    2 Class Hours, 2 Laboratory Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Identify hardware components of a computer system.
    2. Identify safety procedures required for computer maintenance.
    3. Organize secondary storage systems.
    4. Troubleshoot hardware and software.
    5. Maintain backups for disaster recovery.


  
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    CST 150 W - Object Oriented Programming


    This course assumes a complete understanding, and prior experience with High-Level Language programming concepts.  The course quickly presents the language syntax quickly moving on to more advanced topics using an Integrated Development Environment (IDE).  Topics covered will include:  variables, constants, program control, I/O, functions, preprocessors, arrays, structures, pointers, classes, and object-oriented programming, inheritance, overloading.  A writing emphasis course where documentation requirements will be covered in details.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisite:  CST 133 Structured Programming

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    2 Class Hours, 2 Laboratory Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. State, verbally and in written documentation, seven core debugging techniques.
    2. List and demonstrate structured programming techniques.
    3. List and demonstrate ten core concepts for objects.
    4. Use memory management techniques in program development.
    5. State, verbally and in written documentation, eight core construct/destructor methods.
    6. List and demonstrate inheritance for objects.
    7. List and demonstrate use of base and derived classes for programs.


  
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    CST 153 - Robotics and C Programming


    This course is designed to introduce students to the concepts of hardware control via a programming language.  While introductory in nature, this course will use an actual robot trainer and elements of the C programming language to control motion, read sensors, detect switch positions and more.  Students will learn key aspects of the C programming language such as the declaration of constants and variables.  Data types and sizes will be discussed along with control loops such as for, while and more.

    Credits: 3
    Cross-listed
    EET 153
    Hours
    2 Class Hours, 2 Laboratory Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. List and describe the key components of a typical robot.
    2. List and differentiate between a variety of robotic sensors and switches.
    3. Describe, in writing, how hardware is controlled with software.
    4. Physically assemble robotics from supplied components, in order to accomplish lecture or laboratory objectives.
    5. Use the hardware components assembled and make (trouble shoot) adjustments so that the hardware performs to the project's specifications.
    6. Write C programming code to control the various aspects of the robot.  This includes motion control, switch detection, sensor input, output and more.
    7. Write, compile and link the C code necessary for these operations.
    8. List and describe (as well as use in a laboratory setting) all fundamental aspects of the C programming language; including variable declarations, loops, control statements, function calls and more.
    9. Read a project's specifications and create a hardware and software solution for that project.  This includes the trouble shooting required to produce a working project.


  
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    CST 158 - Data Analysis with Spreadsheets


    A comprehensive course in data analysis using spreadsheet software. Students will use innovative techniques for composing spreadsheets, solving problems, analyzing data, and presenting results. Areas of research include statistical functions, financial functions, iterative solutions, information sharing, table data analysis, what-if analysis, pivot tables and charts, XML schemas, macros and user-written functions, and programming with VBA.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisite:  CST 119 Computer Concepts and Applications or permission of chair.

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    2 Class Hours, 2 Laboratory Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Be proficient at managing and analyzing data using complex formulas and tables.
    2. Effectively enhance data with charts.
    3. Be proficient at automating worksheet tasks with macros.
    4. Effectively analyze data using what-if analysis, pivot tables, and pivot charts.
    5. Use data exchange with other programs, share files, and incorporate Web information.
    6. Customize spreadsheets and perform advanced worksheet management.
    7. Use the Visual Basic Editor, analyze and write VBA code.


  
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    CST 160 - Malware Analysis


    The purpose of CST 160 is to gain an understanding of the different families of malware and how the malicious actions performed by the malware are coded and controlled.  Malware authors need to have a good understanding of operating systems, file systems, network communication, programming, and cryptography, as well as tricks to hide traces of malware on a system.  Numerous examples of actual malware are examined in a safe and secure way.  By examining malware we learn about its "indicators of compromise," which in turn help detect future attacks and plug security holes that allowed the malware to infect the system.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisites:  CST 113 Introduction to Programming or CST 121 Introduction to Python Programming

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    2 Class Hours; 2 Laboratory Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Recognize the many different types of malware typically encountered on Windows systems.
    2. Demonstrate using different techniques for analyzing malware source code and executable code, including static analysis, string analysis, deobfuscation, decoding, decompression, decryption, and histogram analysis.
    3. Follow proper guidelines for setting-up and using a safe, secure, and contained virtual malware testing and debugging environment.
    4. Examine network logs, protocols, and packet traffic for malware designed to exfiltrate data.
    5. Analyze malware written in different programming languages, including:  80x86 Assembly language, C/C++, VBS, JavaScript, and PowerShell.
    6. Demonstrate using disassemblers, debuggers, and other software tools to analyze malicious code.


  
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    CST 170 - Digital Logic


    Comprehensive coverage of basic gates, Boolean Algebra, Karnaugh Mapping and Quine-McCluskey technique for circuit simplification.  Adders, subtractors, multiplexers, code converters, asynchronous and synchronous counters presented in detail as basic computer building blocks.  Analog-digital and digital-analog interfacing.  Lab exercises use a combination of Multisim and/or TTL and CMOS gates.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisite:  MAT 096 Elementary Algebra and Trigonometry

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    2 Class Hours, 2 Laboratory Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Identify and describe the function of the seven basic logic gates.
    2. Use Boolean Algebra, Karnaugh Mapping or Quine-McClusky to reduce complex logic expressions to their simplest terms.
    3. Identify and use medium scale integrated circuits like adders, subtractors, multiplexers, demultiplexers, encoders and decoders.
    4. Design counter circuits using asynchronous design techniques.
    5. Design counter circuits using synchronous design techniques.
    6. Identify basic analog-to-digital conversion circuits (A/D converters).
    7. Design A/D converters to perform specific conversions.
    8. Identify basic digital-to-analog conversion circuits (D/A converters).
    9. Design D/A converters to perform specific conversions.


  
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    CST 200 W - Systems Analysis


    A first course dealing with the principles of systems analysis and problem solving, concentrating on investigation and analysis of systems and their resulting design.  Emphasis on the importance of standards, procedures, documentation and design tools with a focus on object-oriented systems development.  A variety of group and individual lab assignments will include analysis and design tools, prototyping and CASE.  Both traditional and object-oriented techniques will be used.  Writing emphasis course.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisite:  CST 113 Introduction to Programming or CST 120 Java Programming, and CST 119 Computer Concepts and Applications

     

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    2 Class Hours, 2 Laboratory Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. State, verbally and in writing, the steps of the Systems Development Life Cycle.
    2. List and demonstrate a variety of systems analysis tools and techniques.
    3. List and demonstrate modeling including functional decomposition diagrams, dataflow diagrams, and entity relationship diagrams.
    4. Demonstrate the use of memos, business letters and reports to demonstrate good communication and writing skills.
    5. Demonstrate good teamwork and meeting skills in completing a systems team project.
    6. Demonstrate the use of a Case Tool to develop diagrams for a systems team project.
    7. Demonstrate prototyping skills for input and output design based on a systems team project.
    8. Demonstrate mastery of course concepts in creating well written reports.
    9. Demonstrate critical thinking skills in discussion responses and team assignments.


  
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    CST 202 W - Data Structures


    This course assumes a complete understanding and experience with programming including decisions, loops, file processing and object oriented programming.  The course gives the student the necessary design philosophies, fundamental syntax, and experience with advanced programming concepts.  Topics covered include: static and dynamic data structures, arrays, structures, files, linked lists, stacks, queues, trees, and recursion.  Structured modular programming and extensive documentation is required.  An Integrated Development Environment (IDE) will be used.  It is a writing emphasis course.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisite:  CST 150 Object Oriented Programming with a minimum grade of "C" or better

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    2 Class Hours, 2 Laboratory Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. State, verbally and in written documentation sort routines.
    2. List and demonstrate concepts with Linked Lists.
    3. List and demonstrate concepts with Stacks.
    4. List and demonstrate concepts with Queues.
    5. List and demonstrate concepts with Trees.


  
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    CST 203 - Security Hardware and Software


    This third security course concentrates on security hardware and software.  Hardware devices include media, NICs, switches, routers, firewalls, intrusion sensors, and biometric security sensors.  Software applications include sniffers, network scanners, remote control software, OS network commands, forensic analyzers, and event analyzers.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisite:  CST 104 Remote Security Methods

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    2 Class Hours, 2 Laboratory Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Configure a software or hardware firewall.
    2. Configure a managed switch.
    3. Capture and analyze network traffic using a sniffer.
    4. Have knowledge of the essentials of biometric authentication involving fingerprints and facial recognition.
    5. Work with JPG image files that have embedded EXIF information or stenographic content.
    6. Have knowledge of the operation of spanning tree algorithms and fault tolerant techniques and their application to networks.
    7. Use disassemblers and debuggers to analyze malicious code.


  
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    CST 208 W - Introduction to Computer Networking


    This course is designed to teach the fundamentals of computer networking including network topology, design, implementation, troubleshooting support, and security.  Students will investigate hardware, software and applications that relate to configuring Local Area Network (LAN) and a Wide Area Network (WAN).  Popular network protocols and network operating systems will be covered in detail.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisite:  CST 119 Computer Concepts and Applications

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    2 Class Hours, 2 Laboratory Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Discuss the various topologies used to construct computer networks.
    2. Understand the differences between network devices such as hubs, switches and routers.
    3. Explain the functions of each layer in the ISO/OSI and TCP/IP protocol stacks.
    4. Install and/or configure a computer to participate on a network.
    5. Troubleshoot networks using built in utility programs.
    6. Use remote connectivity and file transfer programs.
    7. Understand the role of client computers in the client server network paradigm.
    8. Discover and implement various methods to mitigate risks and threats associated with networked computers.


  
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    CST 209 - Advanced Computer Networking


    This course provides an in depth exploration of current and next generation computer networking, data communication and telecommunication technologies including hardware, software, and applications.  Students will gain experience with server class operating systems, server applications installation and configuration, client server application development tools, secure data transmission, network security fundamentals, and network management.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisite:  CST 208W Introduction to Networking, CST 113 Introduction to Programming or CST 121 Introduction to Python Programming

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    2 Class Hours, 2 Laboratory Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Discuss the various topologies used to construct both physical and virtual computer networks.
    2. Configure computer systems to participate in Local Area Networks (LAN) and Wide Area Networks (WAN).
    3. Install, configure, and troubleshoot remote connectivity, file transfer programs, web, and custom client/server applications.
    4. Implement various methods to mitigate risks and threats associated with networked computers.
    5. Describe the characteristics and services provided by cloud network service providers.


  
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    CST 210 - Business Security


    This fourth security course concentrates on the security aspects related to business, including legal and ethical computing standards, security cost analysis, physical plant security, disaster recovery, business continuity, security policies and procedures, training, and careers in network security.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisite:  CST 103 General Security Concepts

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    2 Class Hours, 2 Laboratory Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Describe how to perform a security cost analysis.
    2. Describe the various steps involved in analyzing physical plant security, and providing disaster recovery and business continuity.
    3. Explain the different ways of detecting network-based intruders.
    4. Understand how to perform forensic analysis on spam and spoofed email.
    5. Be familiar with ethics, computer crime, and information privacy issues.
    6. Know what security policies and procedures are required for an organization.


  
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    CST 212 W - Computer Forensics I


    This first course in computer forensics introduces the student to the nature of real-world security incidents and forensic examples.  The student is introduced to the Incident Response process, a multi-step approach to the detection, analysis, and recovery from a security incident.  Critical skills including data collection and duplication, evidence handling, and writing a forensic report are explored.  There are numerous real-world examples presented, as well as practical, hands-on activities designed to show the student how to properly, and legally, handle digital and physical evidence.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Corequisite:  CST 208 Introduction to Networking, ENG 110 College Writing I, ENG 111 College Writing II, ENG 107 English as a Second Language Advanced I, ENG 108 English as a Second Language Advanced II

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    2 Class Hours, 2 Laboratory Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Describe different types of security incidents and the appropriate response for each.
    2. Describe the various steps involved in the incident response and recovery.
    3. Explain the different ways of gathering digital evidence on Windows, Linux, and other operating systems.
    4. Understand how to duplicate digital evidence and handle the evidence in a safe and legal manner.
    5. Know what tools to use to gather digital evidence on a computer network.
    6. Write a forensic report.


  
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    CST 213 - Database Systems


    A comprehensive course in database management with a focus on the effective use of database systems, database design, and application development with Access and Visual Basic for Applications.  Topics will include database concepts and architecture for both micro and mainframe computers, creating tables, queries, forms and reports, object linking and embedding, SQL, macro programming, integrity constraints, concurrency control, and transaction processing.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisite:  CST 119 Computer Concepts and Applications, and an introduction to programming course

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    2 Class Hours, 2 Laboratory Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Describe the advantages and disadvantages of database systems.
    2. Describe and compare Relational, Network, and Hierarchical data models.
    3. Design and create relational databases including tables, forms, queries, and reports.
    4. Create and execute SQL queries.
    5. Describe relational model views, indexes, catalogues, and integrity as they relate to databases.
    6. Describe and implement normalization as it relates to databases.
    7. Describe and implement database functions of concurrency, recovery, and security.
    8. Generate custom database applications.
    9. Program a database using macros.
    10. Describe client/server systems and SQL servers.


  
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    CST 216 - Visual Basic.NET


    This course teaches the fundamentals of the Visual Basic language.  The first part of the course concentrates on a detailed discussion of various Visual Basic controls, programming options and the use of Visual Basic tools.  Once these concepts are mastered, the emphasis shifts toward integrating the various components into complete working applications.  Emphasis will be placed on visual interfaces as well as problem solving.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisite:  2 programming courses

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    2 Class Hours, 2 Laboratory Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Be proficient in using the Visual Basic.NET environment to create, debug, and run programs.
    2. Understand the fundamental syntax of Visual Basic.NET and the fundamental controls.
    3. Appreciate the role and techniques of Rapid Application Development.
    4. Demonstrate achievement of program clarity through proven techniques of structured programming, object-based programming, object-oriented programming and even-driven programming.
    5. Understand and use the principles of good graphical user interface design and object-oriented design with UML.


  
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    CST 220 - Microprocessors and Assembly Language Programming


    This course includes an introduction to the 32-bit Intel architecture with programming techniques utilizing the Intel microprocessor and coprocessor family.  Concepts include: programming modes, branching, flags, stacks, procedures, macros, interrupts, arithmetic and logic operations, multiple precision arithmetic and string operations.  Extensive laboratory work is done on small systems.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prior:  CST 113 Introduction to Programming and a college-level algebra and trigonometry course

    Prior or Concurrent:  CST 170 Digital Logic

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    2 Class Hours, 2 Laboratory Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Describe the differences between 8, 16, 32 and 64-bit microprocessor architectures.
    2. Write assembly language code demonstrating how 8, 16, 32 and 64-bit values can be used with software code.
    3. Discuss and write code using the seven basic programming modes in assembly language.
    4. Discuss and illustrate with programming code the use of branching, flags, stacks, procedures, macros, and interrupts.
    5. Discuss and write programming code for the basic arithmetic and logic operations available in assembly language.
    6. Discuss the need for and write code demonstrating multiple precision arithmetic.
    7. Discuss the need for and the technique of using pointers in programming code.
    8. Discuss string operations and write assembly language code demonstrating a variety of string operations including search and search & replace.
    9. Discuss the need and operation of the mathematics coprocessor.
    10. Discuss and write assembly language programming code using the coprocessor.
    11. Write programming code using inline assembly language programming within a C++ program and with a stand-alone assembler, such as MASM or TASM.


  
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    CST 225 W - Introduction to Small Systems


    Introduction to the concepts and implementation of embedded and small computer systems.  Topics include: the system architecture, software development environment, hardware interfacing techniques, processor capabilities, memory types, data busses, operating systems, telecommunications techniques, and networking.  Use of several small systems in an online laboratory environment will reinforce the conceptual framework.

     

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisites:  CST 113 Introduction to Programming, CST 170 Digital Logic and CST 220 Microprocessors and Assembly Language Programming

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    2 Class Hours, 2 Laboratory Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Describe the hardware architecture of computer systems.
    2. Discuss the hardware architecture related to small systems.
    3. Use simulation to design, create, and test practical hardware devices.
    4. Identify the underlying features provided by a typical small system.
    5. Write application programs which exploit the features of various small system hardware devices.
    6. List security and management issues that affect small systems.
    7. Use network troubleshooting tools to examine the communication between network devices.


  
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    CST 226 - Advanced Visual Basic.NET


    This course will help students develop advanced Visual Basic.NET programming skills including topics such as object-oriented design and programming, exception handling techniques, file-processing techniques, use of graphics and multimedia, connecting to database systems, retrieval and manipulation of database data through VB.NET, and an introduction to the use of Web forms, Web controls and dynamic Web content.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisite:  CST 216 Visual Basic.NET or permission of instructor

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    2 Class Hours, 2 Laboratory Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Be well prepared to programs in Visual Basic.NET and to employ the capabilities of the .NET platform to create business-oriented and professional programs.
    2. Demonstrate an understanding of and an ability to apply the following skills and concepts through programming assignments, in-class and homework exercises, and in-class exams:  object-oriented design and programming skills, exception handling techniques, file processing techniques essential for commercial applications including streams, use of graphics and multimedia, use of SQL, and ADO to connect to database systems, retrieve and manipulate data, and communicate it to other applications.


  
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    CST 242 - Computer Forensics II


    The second course in computer forensics takes the student deep into Windows and Linux.  The student is introduced to many tools used to gather and analyze digital evidence.  Critical skills are developed, including such data analysis methods as string searches, machine-code disassembly, log file analysis, data and file recovery, and both static and dynamic code analysis.  Evidence from computers, networks, and routers are all captured and analyzed.  Real-world examples, as well as hands-on activities, reinforce the material and concepts.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisite:  CST 212 Computer Forensics I

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    2 Class Hours, 2 Laboratory Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Describe the hardware fundamentals of computer storage, as in the operation of IDE and SCSI drives.
    2. Describe the software fundamentals of computer storage, as in the operation of the FAT and NTFS file systems.
    3. Describe the various methods available for analyzing data, including log file analysis, shell histories, recovering files, and file lists.
    4. Explain the different ways of gathering digital evidence on Windows, Linux, and oher operating systems.
    5. Understand how to perform static and dynamic analysis on a hacker tool (virus, worm, etc.).
    6. Know what tools to use to gather digital evidence from a suspicious program.
    7. Know what tools to use to gather digital evidence on a computer network.
    8. Know what information a string search, disassembly, and hexadecimal dump provide about a suspicious program.
    9. Write a forensic report.


  
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    CST 262 - Cryptographic Systems


    This course provides a detailed exposure to the many different cryptographic techniques and systems employed in secure transmission and storage of data.  Symmetric versus asymmetric encryption and decryption, the importance of key length and algorithm complexity, and applications for encryption and hashing are presented.  The characteristics of secure web transactions, including VPN tunnels, secure email, secure FTP, and secure telnet, as well as the various security protocols, are also covered.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisite:  MAT 124 Statistics I or MAT 130 Applied Algebra and Trigonometry or higher

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    2 Class Hours, 2 Laboratory Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Use the necessary mathematical operations required of symmetric and asymmetric algorithms.
    2. Describe the operation of DES, 3DES, and AES cryptosystems.
    3. Explain the operation of RSA, ElGamal, and Elliptic curve cryptosystems.
    4. Understand how message integrity and authentication are performed.
    5. Be familiar with MD5 and SHA hashing and where it is used.
    6. Send and receive secure email using PGP and S/MIME.
    7. Demonstrate the use of transport layer and network layer security.


  
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    CST 297 - Cooperative Work Experience


    Cooperative education in computing may be available.  On-the-job experience may be obtained by working with business, industries, and offices whose operations require the use of computers.  To be eligible a student must maintain a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 with a 3.0 average in CST courses and have no "F" grades.

    Credits: (1-3)
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Demonstrate through writing the ability to apply classroom knowledge to a cooperative work experience.
    2. Describe in detail the job duties and the job training involved in the cooperative work experience.
    3. Describe in detail what activities were performed in the work environment and how this accomplished the learning objectives.
    4. Summarize in writing what was learned from and the experience gained through participation in the cooperative work experience.


  
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    CST 299 - Independent Study


    The student undertakes an independent project, under the guidance of a faculty member, which is beyond the scope of courses currently offered by the department.

    Credits: (1-3)
    Note
    Only one independent study project allowed per semester.

    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Demonstrate successful completion of the Learning Activities specified in the Independent Study Contract.


  
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    CTP 275 - Community Internship


    For qualified students who seek an internship experience in order to explore or validate a career choice, or to render volunteer service to the community.  Placements are available in non-profit, government or social service agencies as well as in public education and local hospitals.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisite:  24 credit hours, application, interview, good academic standing.  Satisfies the Civic Education requirement

    Credits: (1-3)
    Hours
    1 Class Hour, 6-9 hours per week
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Demonstrate awareness of the value of community service.
    2. Demonstrate an understanding of the goals and methods of the specific organization they have been assigned to work with.
    3. Show awareness of the needs of the specific individuals and groups served by the organization they have been assigned to work with.


  
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    CUL 128 - Brewing and Fermentation Science


    An introduction to the chemistry of brewing beer and other fermentation processes in the food science field.  The course will examine process by which malted barley, hops, yeast, and water are turned into beer in a commercial brew house.  The chemistry behind the process of making wine, cheese, and yogurt will also be explored.  In the laboratory portion of the course students will produce and analyze beer, wine, yogurt, and cheese in a pilot plant atmosphere.  This course is open to both science and non-science majors.

     

    Credits: 4
    Cross-listed
    CHM 128
    Hours
    3 Class Hours; 3 Laboratory Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Explain the basic steps in the brewing of beer.
    2. Recognize the types of yeast used for fermentation.
    3. Explain the functions of the alpha acids in hops and the isomerization products when boiled.
    4. Describe the kinetics and temperature dependence of amylases.
    5. Explain the methods of denaturing casein proteins.
    6. Describe how to determine sugar content by various methods.
    7. Describe how to determine alcohol content by various methods.
    8. Describe how to determine IBU/pH/Acid content by various methods.
    9. Describe how to determine carbohydrate content by various methods.
    10. Describe how to determine protein content by various methods.


  
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    CUL 200L - Baking Principles


    A comprehensive course covering baking basics while also offering enhanced coverage of higher-level techniques such as pastry, chocolate, and sugar work.  Balancing theory and practice, students will obtain both the understanding and performance abilities they need to progress and develop in a successful baking career.

     

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisite:  BHM 110 Sanitation and Safety

    Credits: 2
    Hours
    4 Laboratory Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Describe and demonstrate the basics of professional baking.
    2. Identify and demonstrate proper utilization of baking and pastry equipment.


  
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    CUL 201 - Culinary Arts Internship I


    Career-related employment in the Culinary Arts focusing on an area of interest in a professional kitchen.  The intern will experience the opportunity to apply the theory learned in the program professional kitchen setting.  225 work hours must be logged.  First year course work must be completed or receive permission of Hospitality Programs Department Chair.  Prior work experience is not considered for this course.

     

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisite:  One year degree (30 credit hours) completion.  Needed in order to competently complete experiential learning.

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    3 Class Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Demonstrate ability to effectively perform the skills required of the profession, including: the ability to integrate theory and practice, communicate effectively, demonstrate professional behaviors, perform technical skills, and carry out the tasks related to their job assignment.


  
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    CUL 205 - Menu Merchandising and Marketing


    Outlines both the "big picture" behind a well-run food service operation, and the practical details of costing, planning, analyzing, purchasing and production, beverage management, promotion, and service.  Students will be able to clearly develop a menu and effectively use it as a management tool.

     

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisites:  BIT 206 IT for Service Industries, BHM 110 Sanitation and Safety, HOS 127 Hospitality Purchasing, BHM 123 Bartending and Beverage Management, BHM 216 Professional Cooking, CUL 200L Baking Principles, BHM 125W Hospitality Law, HOS 101 Introduction for the Hospitality Freshman, or approval of department Chair.  All necessary for competent course completion.

     

    Credits: 2
    Hours
    2 Class Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Demonstrate the applications characteristic of professional menu construction illustrating the ability to market and merchandise through a foodservice menu.
    2. Perform a menu analysis demonstrated through applied menu mechanics.


  
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    CUL 218L - Garde Manger


    Instruction on a broad base of culinary skills, from basic cold food preparations to roasting, poaching, simmering, and sautéing meats, fish, poultry, vegetables, and legumes.  Includes detailed practical instruction on cold sauces and soups; salads; sandwiches; cured and smoked foods; sausages; terrines, pâtes, galantines, and roulades; cheese; appetizers and hors d'oeuvre; condiments, crackers, and pickles; and buffet development and presentation.

     

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisites:  BHM 110 Sanitation and Safety, BHM 216 Professional Cooking, CUL 200L Baking Principles, or permission of department Chair.  All skills required to successfully complete Garde Manger.

    Credits: 2
    Hours
    4 Laboratory Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Define and demonstrate the role of the professional Garde Manger.
    2. Perform the preparation and professional presentation of classical Garde Manger food items.


  
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    CUL 222L - Specialty Cuisines: International/American


    Cooking techniques and finished dishes for American Regional Cuisines and International Cuisines providing comprehensive instruction of cuisines found throughout American regions and the world not only through recipes and techniques, but also through coverage of the history, culture, geography, religion, and locally grown ingredients that influence these various cuisines.

     

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisites:  BHM 110 Sanitation and Safety, BHM 216 Professional Cooking, CUL 200L Baking Principles, or permission of department Chair.  Required skills to complete specialty cuisines.

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    6 Laboratory Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Describe, identify, prepare, and present cuisines from select international American regional areas.


  
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    CUL 290 - Professional Foodservice Operations


    A service oriented course covering the ins and outs of running a successful front-of-the-house operation:  taking reservations and greeting guests, basic service, table-side service, beverage service, and money handling combined with professional cooking to provide experiential learning for restaurant operations.

     

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisites:  BHM 123 Bartending and Beverage Management, CUL 205 Menu Merchandising and Marketing, CUL 218L Garde Manger, CUL 222L Specialty Cuisines: International/American, or permission of department Chair.

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    1 Class Hour, 6 Laboratory Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Utilize all professional cooking and baking skills learned in articulated prerequisites.
    2. Understand and employ the basics of hospitality and service.
    3. Manage the relationship between the front and the back of the house.
    4. Manage the front door.
    5. Prepare for professional dining room service.
    6. Professionally serve guests utilizing French, English, American, Russian and Buffet.
    7. Perform tableside cooking.
    8. Perform beverage service including coffee, tea, cocktails, wine and beer.
    9. Successfully negotiate staffing challenges.
    10. Successfully handle emergencies.


  
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    CUL 297 - Culinary Arts Internship II


    Career-related employment in the Culinary Arts focusing on an area of interest in a professional kitchen.  The intern will experience the opportunity to apply the theory learned in the program professional kitchen setting.  225 work hours must be logged.  Second year course work (56 hours) must be completed or receive permission of Hospitality Programs Department Chair.  Prior work experience is not considered for this course.

     

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisite:  56 hours toward completion.  Needed in order to competently complete experiential learning.

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    3 Class Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Demonstrate ability to effectively perform the skills required of the profession, including: the ability to integrate theory and practice, communicate effectively, demonstrate professional behaviors, perform technical skills, and carry out the tasks related to their job assignment.


  
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    DEN 101 - Dental Hygiene I


    An introduction to the skills utilized in the contemporary practice of dental hygiene.  Included will be topics on patient assessment, therapeutic care (fluoride, instrumentation theory, selective polishing, instrument sharpening), as well as ergonomics for the hygiene practitioner.  Theory is applied in preclinic laboratory setting. 

     

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Corequisite:  DEN 108 Infection Control in Dentistry

    Credits: 4
    Hours
    2 Class Hours, Clinical Hours: 8 hrs/week for 15 weeks
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Apply ergonomic principles to the clinical practice of dental hygiene.
    2. Develop large and small motor skills necessary to apply proper instrumentation principles in the laboratory setting.
    3. Identify any hygiene instrument and describe where and how it is used on the dentition.
    4. Apply proper infection control protocol to the entire appointment sequence.
    5. Demonstrate professionalism and treat faculty, peers, and staff with respect.
    6. Obtain and review a comprehensive health history and assess the potential health conditions that may require treatment alterations or intervention to maintain safe, quality care.
    7. Recognize the need for a comprehensive history to plan comprehensive care.
    8. Identify dental hygiene instruments and describe how and when they are used.
    9. Describe the concept of selective polishing and apply the rationale for its use to the clinical setting.
    10. Describe the rationale and method for instrument sharpening.
    11. Meet pre-clinic objectives set forth in the Dental Hygiene Clinic Manual.

    Intended Learning Outcome:

    It is intended that each student who completes DEN 101 will have a basic understanding of the importance of patient assessment from obtaining a medical history to examining the hard and soft tissues of the oral cavity and will be competent in performing those skills.  Each student will also be competent in basic instrumentation skills.

  
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    DEN 102 - Dental Hygiene II


    Theory and clinical experience in dental hygiene process of care, including patient assessment, treatment planning, instrumentation, and evaluation of patient care.  Includes patients with special needs, tobacco cessation intervention, oral physiotherapy, medical/dental emergencies, identification and reporting of child abuse, and oral health instruction. 

     

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisites:  DEN 101 Dental Hygiene I, DEN 103 Oral Anatomy and Physiology, DEN 108 Infection Control in Dentistry, DEN 109 Dental Ethics and Jurisprudence, BIO 131 Anatomy & Physiology I, ENG 110 College Writing I

    Corequisites:  DEN 106 Clinical Dental Radiography, DEN 107 Introduction to Periodontology, DEN 110W Dental Materials

    Credits: 5
    Hours
    3 Class Hours, Clinical Hours: 8 hrs/week for 15 weeks
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Describe and apply the concepts of patient assessment, individualized treatment planning, implementation and evaluation and begin to apply this information in the clinical setting.
    2. Prepare appropriate and specific treatment plans based on patient need.
    3. Explain and explain basic terminology related to oral physiotherapy.
    4. Explain the importance of self-care instruction and patient rapport as an integral part of providing patients with optimum dental hygiene care.
    5. Apply concepts of oral physiotherapy and oral health instruction to personal needs, while appreciating the importance of being a role model for patients in terms of one's own oral health status and lifestyle choices.
    6. Formulate their own style of effectively interacting with patients, while displaying sensitivity to their patients' needs and problems.
    7. Discuss the value of visual and printed materials in providing patient education and for increasing oral health awareness.
    8. Discuss and apply ultrasonic scaling in the clinical setting.
    9. Discuss and apply dental hygiene treatment adaptations for patients with special needs, including the gerodontic patient.
    10. Provide oral health education in a community-based setting (service learning) via offsite bulletin board construction.
    11. Treat patients while meeting objectives set forth in the Dental Hygiene Clinic Manual.

    Intended Learning Outcomes:

    DEN 102 Dental Hygiene II will prepare the freshman student to carry out the dental hygiene process of care, including patient assessment, radiographs, dental hygiene diagnosis, treatment planning, implementation of prevention and therapeutic procedures and evaluation of treatment.  The student will practice and learn the appointment sequence, as well as interact with patients, peers, and faculty in a professional manner while providing preventive oral hygiene services in the clinical setting.

  
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    DEN 103 - Oral Anatomy and Physiology


    Normal structures of the oral cavity and their function (microscopic and gross); embryonic development of face and oral cavity.  Laboratory sessions include study of dental terminology, normal landmarks, occlusion, tooth morphology, and head and neck anatomy.

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    2 Class Hours, 3 Laboratory Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Describe oral histology/embryology and macroscopic dental anatomy necessary as it relates to the prudent practice of clinical dental hygiene.
    2. Define appropriate dental terminology.
    3. Identify the normal landmarks of the oral cavity.
    4. Explain and apply the components of occlusal evaluation.
    5. Describe the anatomical features of the permanent and primary dentition.
    6. Identify the anatomical structures of the head and neck including:  bones and their landmarks, origin/insertion, function of muscles, dental cranial nerves, arterial/venous blood supply and lymphatics.

    Intended Learning Outcomes:

    The intended objective of this course is to enable students to apply the oral histology and embryology and the macroscopic oral and dental anatomy necessary for the prudent practice of clinical dental hygiene.  Knowledge and understanding of the material in this course will also assist students in their efforts to provide patients with thorough and correct information.  Inherent in the intended objective is the necessity for this course to provide students with the opportunity to learn the material needed for success in the courses for which this course is prerequisite.

  
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    DEN 106 - Clinical Dental Radiography


    Radiation physics and biology; understanding of radiation health, safety and protection; concepts of radiological imaging, production of x-ray, x-ray machine attenuation, recording of radiographic images and diagnostic quality or radiographs, intraoral dental radiographic techniques using phosphor plates, scanning phosphor plates and mounting digital intraoral images, interpretation of radiographic errors and recognition of anatomical landmarks.  Theory is applied in the laboratory setting on radiographic phantoms and adult patients.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prior or Concurrent:  DEN 102 Dental Hygiene II, DEN 107 Introduction to Periodontology, DEN 110W Dental Materials

    Credits: 2
    Hours
    1 Class Hour, 2 Laboratory Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Describe the production of x-radiation.
    2. Describe the principles of dental radiographic imaging and the production of a quality radiographs.
    3. Explain the biological effects of radiation.
    4. Describe the safety factors necessary to make radiation as safe as possible for the patient and the dental hygienist.
    5. Expose and scan quality intraoral images while adhering to all radiation safety requirements.


  
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    DEN 107 - Introduction to Periodontology


    Clinical and histological evaluations of gingivitis and periodontitis; study of the periodontium, the inflammatory and immune responses, and microbiology of plaque.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prior or Concurrent:  DEN 102 Dental Hygiene II, DEN 106 Clinical Dental Radiography, DEN 110W Dental Materials

    Credits: 1
    Hours
    1 Class Hour
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Describe clinically normal and abnormal gingiva using the descriptors in the Gingival Evaluation in the assessment tool.
    2. Describe the structures of the periodontium and report their connection to the assessment and treatment of periodontal disease.
    3. Describe the inflammatory and immune responses and how they relate to the histopathogenesis of Gingivitis and Chronic Periodontitis.
    4. Describe the characteristics and pathogenicity of the microbes associated with gingivitis and chronic periodontitis.

    Intended Learning Outcome:

    This course introduces students to the basic parameters of periodontal disease.  This involves understanding the tissues of the periodontium, their response to plaque, and clinical manifestations.

  
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    DEN 108 - Infection Control in Dentistry


    An overview of the infectious agents that the dental team is exposed to while working in the dental office setting.  Course focuses on the study of the rationale for practicing infection control as well as how to perform proper infection control procedures and apply those guidelines in their clinical laboratory setting.  Topics also include the regulatory agencies responsible for the protocol and the guidelines that they set.

     

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Corequisite:  DEN 101 Dental Hygiene I

    Credits: 1
    Hours
    1 Class Hour
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Describe the rationale for practicing disease prevention that is specific to dentistry.
    2. Describe and describe the role of the various recommending and regulatory agencies that affect the dental profession and its infection control practice.
    3. Describe the OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard.
    4. Demonstrate competency in the use of infection control techniques that are required in the dental setting for both personal and patient safety.

    Intended Learning Outcome:

    Upon successful course completion, each student should have a comprehensive understanding of the rationale for practicing Infection Control in Dentistry.  Each student will also gain the training for implementing safe infection control practices in accordance with guidelines from OSHA, the CDC, and other agencies.  The student will learn to read an MSDS insert, understand the importance of a hazard communication program, and learn the infection control protocol for the BCC Dental Hygiene Clinic.

  
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    DEN 109 - Dental Ethics and Jurisprudence


    This is an Internet course section and requires one or more proctored exams and projects submitted on campus.

    Ethics and ethical issues; jurisprudence and legal considerations in dentistry and dental hygiene.  This course includes the study of vocabulary and theoretical models important in determining ethical behavior and identifying legal concepts in dentistry and dental hygiene today.

    Credits: 1
    Hours
    1 Class Hour
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Review and apply basic concepts pertaining to ethics and professionalism in the dental practice.
    2. Comprehend key ethical theories and principles.
    3. Emphasize the importance of portraying a professional code of conduct on and off the job.
    4. Promote an awareness of ethical issues in dentistry and dental hygiene.
    5. Discuss and differentiate between constitutional law and dental law.
    6. Critically analyze the legal system as it relates to the dental profession.
    7. Interpret the legal parameters found in the New York State dental profession.
    8. Promote group discussions regarding legal and ethical issues affecting the practice of dentistry and dental hygiene.

    Intended Learning Outcomes:

    The course provides necessary background information essential for the entering dental hygiene student to understand how the career of dental hygiene is bound by legal issues and intertwined with expected ethical behaviors.  Each student will gain this understanding of the dental hygiene career and its legal parameters through the study of its basic ethical and professional concepts along with the NYS Dental Hygiene Practice Act.

  
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    DEN 110 W - Dental Materials


    Composition, chemical and physical properties and use of materials in dental laboratory and operatory will be covered.  Laboratory sessions will provide experience in performing common dental laboratory procedures including their clinical application of expanded functions.  In addition, the laboratory allows for the manipulation of dental materials. 

     

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prior or Concurrent:  DEN 102 Dental Hygiene II, DEN 106 Clinical Dental Radiography, DEN 107 Introduction to Periodontology

    Credits: 2
    Hours
    1 Class Hour, 3 Laboratory Hours
    Note
    This course is designated as a writing emphasis course.

    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Be familiar with and able to competently use several common dental materials.
    2. Identify which of those comprehensive services that may be performed by a registered dental hygienist in the State of New York.
    3. Demonstrate the proper procedures for taking alginate impressions, pouring alginate impressions, fabricating a sports mouthguard, amalgam polishing, placing periodontal packing, placing and removing a rubber dam, suture removal, selecting and pre-fitting orthodontic bands and removing arch wires.
    4. Apply proper infection control protocol to all aspects of dental laboratory and clinical procedures.

    Intended Learning Outcome:

    At the completion of this course, the student should be familiar with and be able to use several common dental materials to lab competency.  This course will provide the student with a comprehensive knowledge base of the various properties and types of dental materials, particularly those used in the practice of dental hygiene.  In addition, this course will prepare the student to be able to write effectively and professionally and to become an effective team player with excellent communication skills.  The student will learn to recognize and manipulate several dental materials as well as to perform those functions that are deemed duties of the dental hygienist in New York State so the he/she may practice within the full scope of licensure in private practice.

  
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    DEN 201 - Dental Hygiene III


    Continuation of patient care from DEN 102 Dental Hygiene II.  Integration of theory with clinical experience in various oral hygiene preventive and therapeutic procedures.  Emphasis on planning and execution of the total patient treatment (including tobacco cessation).  Students are required to provide direct patient care at off-campus community based clinics. 

     

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisites:  DEN 102 Dental Hygiene II, DEN 106 Clinical Dental Radiography, DEN 107 Introduction to Periodontology, DEN 110W Dental Materials, BIO 132 Anatomy & Physiology II, CLT 208 Pathogenic Microbiology, CLT 209L Pathogenic Microbiology Laboratory

    Corequisite:  DEN 203 Pain Management in Dentistry

    Credits: 5.5
    Hours
    2 Class Hours, Clinical Hours: 12 hrs/week for 15 weeks
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Perform a comprehensive head and neck exam, including an oral cancer screening, on all of his/her patients and be able to document properly significant clinical findings.
    2. Explain the incidence, predisposing factors, and treatment of the oral cancer patient.
    3. Exhibit developing proficiency in traditional and digital radiographic techniques on patients and be able to interpret basic landmarks and oral structures found on radiographs. 
    4. Recognize caries, restorative materials, incipient and advanced periodontal disease, endodontic therapy, root formation, retained roots, appliances and supernumerary teeth.
    5. Chart the patient's mouth for periodontal and dental manifestations using conventional paper charting and computer software technology.
    6. Assess the patient's need for a fluoride treatment and properly perform this treatment utilizing fluoride tray treatments or fluoride varnish treatments.
    7. Discuss the purpose, procedures, and treatment planning involved in the placement of dental sealants.
    8. Describe and provide proper patient management of the cancer patient.
    9. Treat patients while meeting objectives set forth in the Dental Hygiene Clinic Manual.

    Intended Learning Outcome:

    This course integrates theory with clinical dental hygiene in various preventive and therapeutic procedures such as: assessments and treatment plans for total patient treatment and their performance on clinic patients, ultrasonic instrumentation, oral cancer screenings, dental/periodontal charting, radiographic interpretation, fluoride treatments, dental sealant placement, oral care for the cancer patient, and impression taking/study model/mouthguard fabrication.

  
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    DEN 202 - Dental Hygiene IV


    Comprehensive clinical experience in all phases of dental hygiene practice.  Students are prepared for entry level Dental Hygiene Practice. 

     

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisites:  DEN 201 Dental Hygiene III, DEN 203 Pain Management in Dentistry, DEN 204 General and Oral Pathology, DEN 205 Periodontology, DEN 206 Dental Pharmacology and DEN 209 Dental Nutrition

    Corequisites:  DEN 214 Current Topics in Dental Hygiene, DEN 213W Community Dental Health

    Credits: 5.5
    Hours
    2 Class Hours, Clinical Hours: 12 hrs/week for 15 weeks
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Define and demonstrate the process of periodontal screening and recording.
    2. Demonstrate and be proficient in the use of an intraoral camera.
    3. Define/discuss the rationale for advanced ultrasonic instrumentation.
    4. Complete a DH IV project; which consists of comprehensive non-surgical periodontal treatment and necessary nutrition counseling to a patient.
    5. Explain the principles of panoramic projections.
    6. Explain the rationale for air polishing.
    7. Demonstrate proficiency in the clinical care of a pediatric patient.
    8. Explain the concepts of cephalometric tracings.
    9. Explain/identify the warning signs of elder abuse and discuss how to report suspected abuse.
    10. Gain the appropriate skills to prepare a cover letter and resume.
    11. To treat patients while meeting objectives set forth in the Dental Hygiene Clinic Manual.

    Intended Learning Outcome:

    Through lecture, guest speakers and practical application in a clinical setting, students will become proficient in providing patients with all aspects of care based on the Dental Hygiene Process of Care including, but not limited to, advanced instrumentation, local anesthesia, oral irrigation, non-surgical periodontal therapy, nutrition counseling, phase microscopy and case presentation.  Students will continue developing proficiency in all radiographic techniques, as well as further implementation of computer technology during patient treatment.  This prepares students for clinical and written licensing exams as well as entry level dental hygiene employment.

  
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    DEN 203 - Pain Management in Dentistry


    Management of pain control through the use of local anesthetic agents and the administration of nitrous oxide and oxygen sedation.  The physiologic and pharmacologic agents, indications and contraindications for use, and the treatment of complications and emergencies are stressed.  Other modalities of pain control will be discussed.  This course meets the New York State Education Department's requirements for certification in the Administration and Monitoring of Local Infiltration Anesthesia and Nitrous Oxide Analgesia in the Practice of Dental Hygiene.  Enrollment in this course requires documentation of current certification in CPR (BLS for Health Professionals).

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisites:  DEN 102 and current certification in CPR (BLS for Health Professionals)

    Corequisite:  DEN 201 Dental Hygiene III

    Prior or Concurrent:  DEN 204 General and Oral Pathology, DEN 205 Periodontology, DEN 206 Dental Pharmacology, DEN 290 Dental Nutrition

    Credits: 2
    Hours
    1 Class Hour, 2 Laboratory Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Describe relevant New York State Education Law and Commissioner's Regulations.
    2. Demonstrate proper medical history review and evaluation procedures.
    3. Differentiate the pediatric and adult respiratory and circulatory physiology and related anatomy.
    4. Describe states of drug-induced central nervous system depression through levels of anxiolysis, conscious sedation, deep sedation and general anesthesia.
    5. Identify definitions and descriptions of physiological and psychological aspects of anxiety and pain.
    6. Define pharmacology of agents used in inhalation sedation, local anesthesia and vasoconstrictors, including drug interactions and incompatibilities.
    7. Identify indications and contraindications for use of inhalation sedation and local anesthesia.
    8. Identify recommended dosages of local anesthesia and nitrous oxide analgesia.
    9. Describe patient monitoring using observation, with particular attention to vital signs and reflexes related to consciousness.
    10. Differentiate selection and preparation of the armamentaria and record keeping for administering various local anesthesia agents and nitrous oxide analgesia.
    11. Identify recognition and management of complications and management of reactions to local anesthetic agents and nitrous oxide analgesia.
    12. Describe proper infection control techniques with regard to local anesthetic and nitrous oxide analgesia and proper disposal of sharps.
    13. Identify the description and use of inhalation sedation equipment.
    14. Define the introduction to potential health hazards of trace anesthetics and proposed techniques for limiting occupational exposure such as appropriate scavenging systems.
    15. Describe abuse potential and hallucinatory effects of nitrous oxide analgesia.
    16. Identify post-operative care of the patient and instruction to the patient.
    17. Complete a course in basic life support (BLS) prior to the start of the course.
    18. Selection and preparation of the armamentaria for administering various local anesthetic agents and nitrous oxide analgesia, including demonstrations regarding scavenging systems.
    19. Demonstrate proper infection control techniques with regard to local anesthetic agents and nitrous oxide analgesia and proper disposal of sharps.
    20. Demonstrate proper evaluation of the patient's health status, taking the patient's vital signs and monitoring the patient's physical status while under the effects of local anesthesia and/or nitrous oxide analgesia.
    21. Administration of local anesthetic in conjunction with inhalation sedation techniques.
    22. A clinical experience, under the personal supervision of a licensed dentist, demonstrating the successful use of local infiltration in no fewer than 15 instances involving the treatment of a patient, provided that no individual patient may be treated more than three times; and a clinical experience demonstrating the successful use of nitrous oxide analgesia in no fewer than 15 instances involving the treatment of a patient, provided that in no such instance may an individual patient be treated more than two times.

    Intended Learning Outcome:

    Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to consistently give infiltration injections of local anesthetic that are safe and effective with minimal discomfort.  The participant will also be able to provide nitrous oxide analgesia using safe and effective techniques with the understanding of the indications, contraindications and environmental safety considerations.  DEN 203 - Pain Management will prepare the senior dental hygiene student to carry out the dental hygiene process of care involving proper pain management utilizing patient assessment, dental hygiene diagnosis, treatment planning, implementation and evaluation of treatment.  The student will be able to provide appropriate life support measures for medical emergencies that may be encountered in dental hygiene practice while providing pain management.  The student will implement problem solving strategies (critical thinking and decision - making skills) when providing pain management during comprehensive patient care and management of patients.

  
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    DEN 204 - General and Oral Pathology


    A broad picture of the disease process through the study of common general diseases, their etiology, results and treatment.  Emphasis on the principles of inflammation, healing and repair, oral disease, including etiology, pathogenesis, prognosis, recognition and treatment.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prior or Concurrent:  DEN 201 Dental Hygiene III, DEN 203 Pain Management in Dentistry, DEN 205 Periodontology, DEN 206 Dental Pharmacology, DEN 209 Dental Nutrition

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    3 Class Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Distinguish between normal and abnormal oral and head and neck findings.
    2. Discuss (using appropriate terminology) common abnormalities viewed orally and in the head and neck region.
    3. Describe, identify and report various lesions manifested in and about the oral cavity.
    4. Recognize and describe signs, symptoms, and clinical features of systemic disease.
    5. Identify and describe various medical conditions and their oral manifestations which may affect dental or dental hygiene treatment.
    6. Describe and interpret pathology viewed on dental radiographs, and photographs.

    Therefore, upon completion of DEN 204 General and Oral Pathology, the student will be able to recognize, distinguish between, discuss and understand the possible pathogenicity of normal and abnormal oral and head and neck findings, including oral manifestations of systemic disease.  This knowledge and skill will enable to the student to identify and report oral pathology discovered during extra/intraoral examination, one of the most valuable services that the dental hygienist provides for patients.                  

  
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    DEN 205 - Periodontology


    A study of Periodontology as it relates to the practice of dental hygiene.  Emphasis on classification of periodontal disease, assessment, Phase I Therapy, maintenance and fundamentals of periodontal surgery.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisite:  DEN 201 Dental Hygiene III

    Prior or Concurrent:  DEN 201 Dental Hygiene III, DEN 203 Pain Management in Dentistry, DEN 204 General and Oral Pathology, DEN 206 Dental Pharmacology, DEN 209 Dental Nutrition

    Credits: 2
    Hours
    2 Class Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Explain the pathogenesis of periodontal disease.
    2. Explain the models for periodontal disease and the associated local and systemic risk factors.
    3. Prepare a matrix on the Classification of Periodontal Disease using the etiology associated microbes, oral manifestations and extraordinary treatment.
    4. Explain the assessment mechanisms for periodontal disease including: medical history, BOP, CAL, PD, MGI, severity, extent, and radiograph findings.
    5. Prepare treatment plans for gingivitis, slight, moderate, and severe chronic periodontitis using evidence-based approach.
    6. Explain the mechanical methods utilized in non-surgical periodontal therapy.
    7. Explain the parameters of chemical agents utilized in periodontal pharmacology.
    8. Prepare a matrix which reports the type of interdental aid used to maintain different types of embrasures.
    9. Explain the different types of periodontal surgery and their purpose for repair and regeneration.
    10. Explain the parameters of dental implants.
    11. Explain and apply the guidelines for periodontal maintenance for both gingivitis and chronic periodontitis.
    12. Explain the controlling factors in the epidemiology of gingivitis and chronic periodontitis.

    Intended Learning Outcome:

    The outcome of this course is to enable students to identify periodontal disease using both scientific and clinical determinants.  This will result in selecting the best treatment modalities and preventive measures.

  
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    DEN 206 - Dental Pharmacology


    Pharmacology as it affects the clinical practice of dental hygiene and dentistry.  Emphasis is on drugs commonly used in dentistry and correct methods for their use.  Also covers the major drug classes and their uses.

     

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prior or Concurrent:  DEN 201 Dental Hygiene III, DEN 203 Pain Management in Dentistry, DEN 204 General and Oral Pathology, DEN 205 Periodontology, DEN 209 Dental Nutrition

    Credits: 2
    Hours
    2 Class Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Define and use the vocabulary and terminology associated with dental pharmacology.
    2. Use reference books to learn about unfamiliar drugs.
    3. List the major classes of drugs and their actions and uses.
    4. Describe and demonstrate the basic components of writing prescriptions.
    5. List and describe drugs commonly used in dentistry, particularly local anesthetics.

    Intended Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon completion of DEN 206 Dental Pharmacology, the student will be able to define the basic principles of pharmacology, list the different classifications of drugs and describe how they relate to dentistry.

  
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    DEN 209 - Dental Nutrition


    Basic nutrition principles, including metabolism, functions, sources, and conditions resulting from excessive or inadequate intake of each nutrient.  Study of diet planning, dietary guidelines, weight control, and current nutrition topics and controversies.  Special emphasis on the relation of nutrition to the oral cavity, interviewing, nutritional counseling, computer aided dietary analysis, and its practice in the dental office.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Corequisites:  DEN 201 Dental Hygiene III, DEN 203 Pain Management in Dentistry, DEN 204 General and Oral Pathology, DEN 205 Periodontology, DEN 206 Dental Pharmacology

    Credits: 2
    Hours
    2 Class Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Define/discuss basic terms/concepts related to nutrition.
    2. Explain the functions, sources and conditions resulting from excessive or inadequate intake of various nutrients.
    3. Discuss current nutrition controversies.
    4. Apply nutrition concepts to personal nutrition.
    5. Discuss the relationship between nutrition and the oral environment.
    6. Apply nutrition concepts to clinical dental hygiene practice (nutrition counseling).
    7. Make portfolio of current topics in Nutrition Upon.

    Intended Learning Outcome:

    The student will be proficient in the basics of Nutrition and its relationship to oral health.  In addition, the student will provide Nutrition Counseling to a periodontally involved patient as part of the dental hygiene process of care.

 

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