137 Course Descriptions LIT184-A Young Adult Literature 3 This course is designed to help adults who work with young adults (roughly ages 12–18) become more familiar with teens and their literature, and select the best literature available based upon criteria and sources that allow for the selection of the best literature for young adults. Students will be introduced to different genre of literature read by young adults. The course will, therefore, be beneficial to future teachers and librarians, but also other school personnel such as curriculum specialists and counselors as well as social workers, parents or anyone who is interested in young adults/teens. LIT185-A Contemporary Literature 3 This course focuses on works written since World War II. The effects of culture, environment and mass media on literature and its four major genres (short fiction, poetry, novel, and drama) are explored in detail through critical reading and writing. _M__E__D__IC__A__L__ A__S__S_I_S_T__A__N__T____________________________ MAP133-E Medical Transcription 3 Develops proficiency in the use of dictation and transcription equipment. Medical cases will be utilized to acquire skills that will enable the student to design and transcribe 7 types of reports utilized in the medical offices and clinics today. Application, proofreading as well as medical terminology and anatomy is continuous within the learning process. MAP141-A Medical Insurance 3 This course introduces major types of medical insurance coverage and reimbursement. This course also emphasizes insurance terminology, procedural and diagnostic coding, and preparation of insurance claims. Includes maintenance of reimbursement and claims records. MAP402-E Medical Law and Ethics 3 This course introduces principles of medical law, medical ethics, and bioethics. It will emphasize the function of law and ethical issues as it applies to the medical environment. _M__A__T_H________________________________________________ MAT044-H Mastery Math 1 This course provides individualized instruction designed to improve the student’s essential math skills so that students will be better able to succeed in MAT106-E, MAT108-C and MAT110-A. This course will support the student in the program required (corequisite) math course and will also emphasize study skills as they apply to math. Students will work independently with tutors in the Learning Center on a weekly basis to supplement math abilities to enable success in their required math class. MAT062-H Elementary Algebra 3 This course is a one semester survey of beginning algebra. It will cover real numbers and their properties, integers, equations, inequalities, exponents, factoring, algebraic fractions, radicals and quadratic equations. MAT102-A Intermediate Algebra 4 This course is designed to provide you with the basic algebra skills needed prior to the study of college algebra and trigonometry. The emphasis is on using the concept of algebraic function to model real-life situations. Different types of models including linear, quadratic, and exponential models will be presented along with the supporting algebraic skills and procedures. MAT104-C Applied Math Topics 3 This course is designed to give you a thorough review of the four basic functions of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of whole numbers, decimals, fractions, integers, measurements and percents. Basic linear equations and basic geometric figures for perimeter, area, and volume will be covered. You are then given exercises in using these mathematical skills in special occupational applications. MAT106-E Elementary Algebra 3 This course provides you with basic algebra skills. It will cover topics of linear equations and inequalities, formulas, systems of equations, quadratic equations, and factoring. MAT108-C Math Fundamentals 3 This course is designed to provide you with a broad overview of mathematical concepts including operations and problem solving with fractions, decimal numbers, percents, ratio and proportion problems, measurement, basic statistics, and basic geometry. Estimation and number sense are stressed throughout the course. Calculator usage is also covered. MAT110-A Math for Liberal Arts 3 This course is designed to introduce you to a variety of interesting mathematics topics. Emphasis will be on problem solving and real-life applications of these topics. This course is designed for anyone seeking a two-year degree or any other student who is interested in learning a variety of mathematics topics. One year of high school algebra is recommended but not required. MAT117-A Math for Elementary Teachers 3 This course contains basic mathematical content pertinent to elementary teaching. Topics include problem solving, set theory, number systems and bases, number theory, informal geometry, measurement, and elementary probability and statistics. This course does not count toward mathematics requirements for A.A. or A.S. degree. MAT121-A College Algebra 4 This course is designed to strengthen and expand your algebra skills. The emphasis is on using the concept of an algebraic function to model real-life situations. Different types of models including linear, polynomial, exponential, and logarithmic models are presented along with the supporting algebraic skills and procedures. MAT123-E Basic Algebra & Trigonometry 4 The mathematical subjects of this course are developed in simple stages and are applied to the solution of practical problems. The topics of the course are a review of arithmetic, units of measurement, basic algebra, basic geometry, right triangle trigonometry, functions and graphs, simultaneous linear equations, and basic solid geometry.

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