Apr 20, 2021  
2019-2020 Vincennes University Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Vincennes University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


COURSE NUMBERING SYSTEM

The course numbering system is alpha-numeric, consisting of four letters and three numbers. The letters indicate the subject area of the course. Developmental courses have a zero as the initial digit. Freshman level courses carry numbers between 100 and 199. Sophomore courses are numbered 200 to 299. Junior and senior level courses carry numbers between 300 and 499.

Speaking and Writing Reading Intensive courses are indicated in the course description section of this catalog.

Listing for Special Instruction Courses. Vincennes University offers instruction tailored to the needs of special populations. The instruction is individualized to the particular needs of the business or industry, with emphasis that the content be college level. The following courses are established to permit flexibility within established credit hour designations.

 

Athletic Training/Sports Medicine

  
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    ATTR 209 - Introduction to Athletic Training


    3 hrs (Sem II)
    Introductory Athletic Training course for any Health Sciences/Human Performance major. Other students may take this course with consent of instructor. Emphasis is on athletic training techniques, anatomy, and athletic injury evaluation. Required of all Physical Education majors in the Athletic Training Concentration. 3 lecture hours, 1 laboratory hour.

    Prerequisite(s): Students must qualify for ENGL 010  or ENGL 079 .
  
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    ATTR 252 - Athletic Training Practicum I


    2 hrs (Sem I)
    Students are required to complete specific clinic experiences and demonstrate competency in specific athletic training taping techniques. Activities supervised by NATA Certified Trainer. 1 lecture hour, 2 laboratory hours.

  
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    ATTR 253 - Athletic Training Practicum II


    2 hrs (Sem II)
    Continuation of ATTR 252 . Students are required to complete specific athletic injury evaluation competencies that are introduced through lecture, demonstration, and laboratory experiences. 1 lecture hour, 2 laboratory hours.

    Prerequisite(s): ATTR 252 ; and a grade of C or better in or concurrent enrollment in ATTR 209 .
  
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    ATTR 263 - Athletic Training Practicum III


    2 hrs (Sem I)
    Students will be exposed to athletic training event and practice coverage with a VU or area high school varsity athletic team. Advanced therapeutic modality application techniques will be introduced and students must demonstrate competency in applying the modalities. Activities supervised by NATA Certified Athletic Trainer. Students must provide transportation. 1 lecture hour, 2 laboratory hours.

    Prerequisite(s): A grade of C or better in ATTR 209 , ATTR 252 , and ATTR 253 .
  
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    ATTR 264 - Athletic Training Practicum IV


    2 hrs (Sem II)
    Students will have the opportunity to provide practice and event coverage for a VU varsity athletic team or a local high school team. Advanced culminating material will be introduced such as budgeting and facility design. Students will be evaluated on advanced skills and competencies through the program’s exit exam and will be prepared to make application into a four-year athletic training program. Activities supervised by NATA Certified Athletic Trainer. Students must provide transportation. 1 lecture hour, 2 laboratory hours.

    Speaking Intensive Course

    Prerequisite(s): A grade of C or better in ATTR 209 , ATTR 252 , ATTR 253 , and ATTR 263 . Continuation of ATTR 263 .

Automotive Technology

  
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    AUTO 100 - Automobiles and You


    2 hrs (Sem I, II)
    Course coverage includes instruction in basic automotive topics including minor mechanical maintenance and interior/exterior care. Additional instruction is given concerning automobile history, buying and selling automobiles, and future automotive trends. 2 lecture hours.

  
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    AUTO 101 - Transportation Career Exploration


    1 hr (Sem I, II)
    This course is designed to familiarize the students with the many career opportunities within the transportation industry. It will focus on high-wage and high-demand careers. 1 lecture hour.

  
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    AUTO 102 - Alternative Fuel Vehicles


    2 hrs (Sem I, II)
    This course provides an overview of alternative fuel vehicles. Course topics will include the past, present, and future alternative fuel vehicle technology. A familiarization of the specialty tools and safety concerns associated with repairing these vehicles will also be stressed. 2 lecture hours.

  
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    AUTO 105 - Transportation Fundamentals


    2 hrs (Sem I)
    Course coverage includes instruction in personal and environmental safety practices as related to OSHA and other agencies that effect individuals working in the ground transportation technology areas. Additional instruction is given in the course on measurement principles and automotive fasteners. 2 lecture hours.

  
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    AUTO 110 - Transportation Electrical


    3 hrs (Sem 1)
    This course addresses the fundamental theories of electricity and electronics as applied to ground transportation technology area. Diagnosis and repair of basic battery, starting, charging, lighting, accessories, and wiring systems will be covered. Utilization of analog and digital meters, wiring diagrams, and other diagnostic tools will be stressed. 3 lecture hours.

    Corequisite(s): AUTO 110L .
  
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    AUTO 110L - Transportation Electrical Laboratory


    1 hr (Sem I)
    This course is a hands-on course that introduces the student to automotive electrical theory, batteries, charging systems, starting systems, wiring repairs, lighting systems and accessories. 3 laboratory hours.

    Corequisite(s): AUTO 110 .
  
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    AUTO 120 - Automotive Chassis Systems


    5 hrs (Sem I)
    This course addresses the diagnosis, repair and various services related to wheel, brake, steering and suspension systems. Coverage will include wheel related services, disc and drum brakes, master cylinders, booster systems, antilock brake systems, four-wheel alignments and related repairs. 5 lecture hours.

    Corequisite(s): AUTO 120L .
  
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    AUTO 120L - Automotive Chassis Systems Laboratory


    1 hr (Sem I)
    This course involves hands-on activities by introducing the student to the repair of wheel, brake, steering, and suspension systems, as well as wheel alignments. 9 laboratory hours.

    Corequisite(s): AUTO 120 .
  
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    AUTO 130 - Automotive Engine Systems


    4 hrs (Sem II)
    Instruction presents engine-operating principles and theories as well as hands-on training related to modern gasoline engines. Students will learn inspection, troubleshooting, overhaul and engine replacement procedures. 4 lecture hours.

    Corequisite(s): AUTO 130L .
  
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    AUTO 130L - Automotive Engine Systems Laboratory


    1 hr (Sem II)
    This course involves hands-on activities that introduce the student to the repair of automotive engine systems. The course will include inspections, troubleshooting, overhaul procedures, as well as engine replacement. 9 laboratory hours.

    Corequisite(s): AUTO 130 .
  
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    AUTO 160 - Automotive Electronics


    3 hrs (Sem II)
    A continuation of AUTO 110  which addresses the diagnosis and repair of various electrical and electronic systems commonly found on the automobile today. Electrical/electronic troubleshooting will be stressed. 3 lecture hours.

    Prerequisite(s): A grade of C or better in AUTO 110 . Corequisite(s): AUTO 160L .
  
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    AUTO 160L - Automotive Electronics Laboratory


    1 hr (Sem II)
    This course involves hands-on activities that introduce the student to the repair of various electrical and electronic systems frequently found on modern automobiles. Electrical/electronic troubleshooting will be stressed. 3 laboratory hours.

    Corequisite(s): AUTO 160 .
  
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    AUTO 205 - Mechanical and Electrical Systems


    4 hrs (Sem II)
    This course will address the diagnosis, removal, replacement, adjustment and repair of suspensions, brakes, wheels, alignments, air-conditioning, restraint systems, and electrical systems related to the collision repair industry. 4 lecture hours.

    Corequisite(s): AUTO 205L .
  
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    AUTO 205L - Mechanical and Electrical Systems Laboratory


    4 hrs (Sem II)
    This course is a hands-on course that introduces the student to the repair of brakes, suspensions, electrical systems, HVAC systems, restraint systems, and modern wheel alignment and inspection techniques. 12 laboratory hours.

    Corequisite(s): AUTO 205 .
  
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    AUTO 210 - Automotive Engine Performance


    4 hrs (Sem II)
    Instruction presents theory and hands-on activities relating to diagnostic procedures, adjustment and/or replacement of computerized fuel injection and ignition system components. Emission control systems will also be covered in this course. 4 lecture hours.

    Writing Reading and Speaking Intensive Course

    Corequisite(s): AUTO 210L .
  
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    AUTO 210L - Automotive Engine Performance Laboratory


    1 hr (Sem II)
    This course involves hands-on activities that introduce the student to the repair of computerized fuel injection and ignition system components. Emission control system repairs will also be covered in this course. 9 laboratory hours.

    Corequisite(s): AUTO 210 .
  
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    AUTO 215 - Automotive Drive Trains


    5 hrs (Sem I)
    Instruction presents theory and work activities relating to the transfer of power from the engine to the drive wheels on rear, front, and four-wheel drive vehicles. Troubleshooting, repair, replacement, adjustment and preventative maintenance procedures will be presented for the service of clutches, drive shafts, differentials, drive axles, standard and automatic transmissions. 5 lecture hours.

    Corequisite(s): AUTO 215L .
  
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    AUTO 215L - Automotive Drive Trains Laboratory


    1 hr (Sem I)
    This course involves hands-on activities that introduce the student to the repair of clutches, drive shafts, differential assemblies, automatic and manual transmissions as well as transfer cases. 9 laboratory hours.

    Corequisite(s): AUTO 215 .
  
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    AUTO 230 - Transportation HVAC


    2 hrs (Sem I)
    This course will address theory, diagnosis, and repair of modern heating, ventilation and air-conditioning systems in modern vehicles. Environmental concerns related to service, recycling and recovery of materials will be stressed. Laboratory activities will present “major specific” topics. 2 lecture hours.

    Corequisite(s): AUTO 230L .
  
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    AUTO 230L - Transportation HVAC Laboratory


    1 hr (Sem I)
    This course involves hands-on activities that introduce the student to the repair of heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems in modern vehicles. 3 laboratory hours.

    Corequisite(s): AUTO 230 .
  
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    AUTO 280 - Automotive Service Capstone


    3 hrs (Sem II)
    This Capstone Course will present broad based review of all previous Automotive Coursework and requires the student to perform service work under realistic conditions. Job production is carefully related to flat-rate manual time requirements. 6 laboratory hours.

    Corequisite(s): AUTO 210 .
  
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    AUTO 290 - Automotive High Performance


    2 hrs (Offered on Demand)
    A course designed to introduce students to automotive high performance modifications. Course coverage will include: engine machining, cylinder head selection and modification, camshaft selection, performance induction and exhaust systems, riding height considerations, steering, suspension and braking system modifications, superchargers, turbochargers, nitrous oxide systems, exotic fuels, computer control modifications, gearing considerations, the evolution of high performance modifications, as well as safety and legal considerations of vehicle modifications. 4 laboratory hours.


Aviation Flight Technology

  
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    AFLT 100 - Private Ground School


    4 hrs (Sem I, II)
    Prepares students for the Federal Aviation Administration Knowledge Test. Covers aircraft design characteristics, basic aerodynamics, the National Airspace System, navigation, meteorology, radio, communication, and Federal Aviation Regulations. 4 lecture hours.

    Prerequisite(s): Students must qualify for ENGL 010  or ENGL 079 ; and must qualify for MATH 013  or MATT 107 .
  
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    AFLT 102 - Solo Preparation


    1 hr (Sem I, II)
    Prepares students for solo flight. Flight instruction includes the use of checklists, preflight inspection, taxiing, parking, straight and level flight, climbs, descents, turns, flight at minimum controllable airspeed, stalls, ground reference maneuvers, emergency procedures, and takeoffs and landings. (Students must hold at least a third class FAA Medical Certificate and Student Pilot Certificate prior to solo.) This course consists of 10 hours of dual flight instruction and 6 hours of ground instruction. 1 lecture/laboratory hour.

  
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    AFLT 103 - Basic Flying Techniques and Navigation


    2 hrs (Sem I, II)
    Prepares students for solo and solo cross-country by teaching pilotage, dead reckoning, and radio navigation. Additional instruction is given in various takeoffs and landings, advanced stalls, and an introduction to night flying. This course consists of 30 hours of flight time including 20 hours dual instruction and 10 hours of solo flight. 2 lecture/laboratory hours.

    Prerequisite(s): A grade of C or better in AFLT 102 .
  
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    AFLT 104 - Cross-Country Flight and Private Pilot Prep


    1 hr (Sem I, II)
    Prepares students to meet the flight experience and proficiency requirements for the Private Pilot Certificate. 15 hours of flight time including 5 hours of dual instruction and 10 hours of solo flight. 1 lecture/laboratory hour.

    Prerequisite(s): A grade of C or better in AFLT 103 .
  
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    AFLT 105 - Private Flight I


    2 hrs (Sem I, II)
    Students will learn to safely operate their primary training aircraft including obtaining knowledge of aircraft components, operation of systems, basic trouble-shooting and emergency management.  Students will be introduced to all flying maneuvers and procedures required to obtain a Private Pilot Certificate.  Emphasis for the course will be mastery of the aircraft. 2 lecture/laboratory hours.

    Prerequisite(s): Students must qualify for ENGL 010  or ENGL 079 ; and must qualify for MATH 013  or MATT 107 .
  
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    AFLT 106 - Private Flight II


    2 hrs (Sem I, II)
    Students will master private pilot skills and knowledge required by the FAA Airman Certification Standards (ACS).  The focus of the course will be preparing for the Private Pilot Practical Exam; students will continue cross-country training with an emphasis on realistic flying scenarios in addition to regular dual and solo flights to improve skills to the levels required by the ACS.  Students will hone their knowledge of their aircraft, understand basic weather theory and be able to read and interpret aviation weather reports and forecasts, predict the performance of the aircraft in any conditions and be able to apply this knowledge to make sound decisions.  Students will be able to use knowledge of US airspace to navigate safely and legally through the National Airspace System.  Students may also elect to complete the FAA Private Pilot Practical Exam and obtain a Private Pilot Certificate. 3 lecture/laboratory hours.

    Prerequisite(s): A grade of C or better in AFLT 105 ; and a grade of C or better or concurrent enrollment in AFLT 100 .
  
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    AFLT 107 - Private Flight: LIFT


    4 hrs (Sem I, II, Summer)
    Students will learn to safely operate their primary training aircraft including obtaining knowledge of aircraft components, operation of systems, basic trouble-shooting and emergency management.  Students will be introduced to all flying maneuvers and procedures required to obtain a Private Pilot Certificate. Students will master private pilot skills and knowledge required by the FAA Airman Certification Standards (ACS).  The course will focus on preparation for the Private Pilot Practical Exam. Students will continue cross-country training with an emphasis on realistic flying scenarios in addition to regular dual and solo flights to improve skills to the levels required by the ACS.  Students will hone their knowledge of their aircraft, understand basic weather theory and be able to read and interpret aviation weather reports and forecasts, predict the performance of the aircraft in any conditions and be able to apply this knowledge to make sound decisions.  Students will be able to use knowledge of US airspace to navigate safely and legally through the National Airspace System.  Students may also elect to complete the FAA Private Pilot Practical Exam and obtain a Private Pilot Certificate. Emphasis for the course will be mastery of the aircraft.  4 lecture/laboratory hours.

    Prerequisite(s): Students must qualify for ENGL 010  or ENGL 079 ; and must qualify for MATH 013  or MATT 107 .  
  
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    AFLT 110 - Ground Instruction on Primary Flight Maneuvers


    2 hrs (Sem I, II)
    Consists of theory of aerodynamics, aircraft performance specification, weight and balance and Airman’s Information Manual. Explanation of theory and proper execution of ground and flight maneuvers required for primary flight. 2 lecture hours.

    Prerequisite(s): Students must qualify for ENGL 010  or ENGL 079 ; and must qualify for MATH 013  or MATT 107 .
  
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    AFLT 112 - Transition to Technically Advanced Aircraft


    2 hrs (Sem I, II)
    This course is intended as a transition course for students who may already have flying experience and would like to begin training with Vincennes University.  The course prepares students to safely operate a Cirrus aircraft and become familiar with Vincennes University policies and procedures.  Training will focus on the knowledge and operation of systems on the Cirrus SR-20 and piloting the aircraft to Private Pilot standards.  If a student pilot enrolled in this course will meet all regulatory requirements for the Private Pilot Airplane rating then the student may elect to complete the Private Pilot Airplane Practical Exam. 2 lecture/laboratory hours.

  
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    AFLT 160 - Powerplant Lecture


    2 hrs (Sem I, II)
    This course is designed to give the pilot a basic working knowledge of piston and turbine engines including their operating principles. Reciprocating engine and gas turbine engine components, construction and associated nomenclature will be covered. This course will also introduce the concepts of engine lubrication, engine ignition systems, fuel metering, turbo charging and instruments used in monitoring engine parameters. 2 lecture hours.

  
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    AFLT 170 - Cross Country Flight


    2 hrs (Sem I, II)
    FAA requirements must be met.  This course increases the student’s experience in and understanding of cross country flight.  This course will include 10 hours of dual flight instruction, 35 hours of solo instruction, and 25 hours ground instruction. 2 lecture/laboratory hours.

    Prerequisite(s): A grade of C or better in AFLT 105  or possess a private pilot license.
  
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    AFLT 176 - Instrument Flight


    3 hrs (Sem I, II)
    FAA requirements must be met.  Prepares students for the instrument airplane rating by instructing students in those operations as required in the Instrument Pilot Practical Test Standards. In addition to the required flight time, students may complete the FAA practical flight test. This course will include 40 hours of dual flight instruction, 10 hours of solo instruction, 10 hours of simulation, and 30 hours ground instruction. 4.5 lecture/laboratory hours.

    Prerequisite(s): A grade of C or better in AFLT 105  or possess a private pilot license. 
  
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    AFLT 178 - Instrument Flight: LIFT


    3 hrs (Sem I, II, Summer)
    FAA requirements must be met.  This course prepares students for the instrument airplane rating by instructing students in those operations as required in the Instrument Pilot Practical Test Standards. In addition to the required flight time, students may complete the FAA practical flight test. This course will include 40 hours of dual flight instruction, 10 hours of solo instruction, 10 hours of simulation, and 30 hours of ground instruction.  4.5 lecture/laboratory hours.

    Prerequisite(s): A grade of C or better in AFLT 107 , or possess a private pilot license.
  
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    AFLT 181 - Commercial Ground School


    3 hrs (Sem I, II)
    This course prepares students for the Federal Aviation Administration Commercial Pilot Written Examination. Students will study meteorology and aviation weather products, navigation and the National Airspace System, radio communication, airplane performance, systems and advanced aerodynamics, federal regulations and other areas of importance to commercial pilots. 2 lecture hours/2 laboratory hours.

    Writing Reading and Speaking Intensive Course

    Prerequisite(s): A grade of C or better in AFLT 100  or possess a private pilot certificate.
  
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    AFLT 186 - Commercial Flight I


    2 hrs (Sem I, II)
    Students will be introduced to and begin building proficiency in commercial level maneuvers.  Students will conduct cross-country flights under Instrument Flight Rules and continue advancing skills in navigation and communication and other tasks specified in the Commercial Pilot Airman Certification Standards. 2 lecture/laboratory hours.

    Prerequisite(s): A grade of C or better in AFLT 106  or AFLT 112 , and possess a Private Pilot Certificate. 
  
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    AFLT 190 - Aircraft Propulsion and Operating Systems


    4 hrs (Sem I, II)
    This course will provide the student with the knowledge of understanding fundamentals of modern transport category systems. The student will be able to identify common aircraft by category, class, type, and by their platform, configuration and manufacturer. The student will also understand the purpose, general operation, limitations, and the flight operational and safety implications of the major avionics subsystems. 4 lecture hours.

  
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    AFLT 205 - Advanced Simulation


    2 hrs (Sem I, II)
    This course is designed to provide pilots with a better understanding of glass panel aircraft instrumentation as well as crew resource management.  Major emphasis will be placed on glass panel systems found on newer aircraft. 2 lecture hours.

    Corequisite(s): AFLT 205L .
  
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    AFLT 205L - Advanced Simulation Laboratory


    1 hr (Sem I, II)
    This course consists of 15 dual simulation hours. 1 laboratory hour.

    Corequisite(s): AFLT 205 .
  
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    AFLT 210 - Aircraft Systems, Performance, and Aerodynamics


    3 hrs (Sem I, II)
    This course provides students with a better understanding of aerodynamic principles and aircraft systems and performance. Emphasis will be placed on advanced aircraft systems found on complex aircraft including hydraulic systems, electrical systems, landing gear and braking systems, pressurization, propeller systems, ice protective equipment, airframe construction techniques, engines and on board radar.  Students will use this systems knowledge, aerodynamic principles and aircraft design characteristics to predict the performance characteristics of any aircraft. 3 lecture hours.

  
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    AFLT 218 - Commercial Flight II


    2 hrs (Sem I, II)
    Upon successful completion of the course, students will meet the requirements of the FAA Airman Certification Standards and will meet the experience requirements for the FAA Commercial Pilot Single-Engine Airplane Certificate.  Students will become proficient in commercial level flying maneuvers and procedures introduced in the previous course such as Lazy Eights, Chandelles, Steep Spirals and Eights on Pylons. 2 lecture/laboratory hours.

    Prerequisite(s): A grade of C or better in AFLT 176  and AFLT 186 , or hold an instrument rating and have a minimum of 200 flight hours.
  
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    AFLT 219 - Commercial Flight: LIFT


    4 hrs (Sem I, II, Summer)
    Students will be introduced to and begin building proficiency in commercial level maneuvers.  Students will conduct cross-country flights under Instrument Flight Rules and continue advancing skills in navigation and communication and other tasks specified in the Commercial Pilot Airman Certification Standards. Upon successful completion of the course, students will meet the requirements of the FAA Airman Certification Standards and will meet the experience requirements for the FAA Commercial Pilot Single-Engine Airplane Certificate.  Students will become proficient in commercial level flying maneuvers and procedures introduced in the previous course such as Lazy Eights, Chandelles, Steep Spirals and Eights on Pylons. 4 lecture/laboratory hours.

    Prerequisite(s): A grade of C or better in AFLT 178 , or hold an instrument rating and have a minimum of 200 flight hours. 
  
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    AFLT 221 - Instrument Ground School


    4 hrs (Sem I, II)
    FAA requirements must be met.  Prepares students for the Federal Aviation Administration Instrument Knowledge Test. The course includes a discussion of Federal Aviation Administration Regulations, meteorology, radio navigation, instrument departure, enroute, and approach procedures. 4 lecture hours/2 laboratory hours.

  
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    AFLT 225 - Human Factors and Safety


    2 hrs (Sem I, II)
    A discussion of human interaction in aviation and commercial operations. Topics include proper management of resources, developing in flight decision making skills, emergency management, automation management, positive crew relationships and others. 2 lecture hours.

    Prerequisite(s): A grade of C or better in AFLT 186 . Corequisite(s): AFLT 225L .
  
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    AFLT 225L - Human Factors and Safety CRM Laboratory


    1 hr (Sem I, II)
    Apply CRM and other human factors principles in realistic training scenarios. This course consists of 15 dual simulation hours.  1 laboratory hour.

    Prerequisite(s): A grade of C or better in AFLT 186 . Corequisite(s): AFLT 225  
  
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    AFLT 258 - Air Transportation


    3 hrs (Sem I, II)
    This course will provide a detailed study of the various areas of the air transportation industry. Topics will include historical review of aviation events, breakthroughs, legislation, economics, airline deregulation, plus the roles of the key government agencies in the air transportation industry. 3 lecture hours.

  
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    AFLT 261 - Aviation Instructor Fundamentals


    2 hrs (Sem I, II)
    Prepares students to successfully complete the Federal Aviation Administration’s Fundamentals of Instruction written examination. Develops students’ insight into how people learn, the characteristics of a professional flight instructor, and how to apply these principles in the flight training environment. 2 lecture hours.

    Prerequisite(s): A grade of C or better in AFLT 181  and AFLT 221 , or hold a commercial pilot certificate with instrument rating. Corequisite(s): AFLT 263 .
  
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    AFLT 263 - Flight Training Techniques


    3 hrs (Sem I, II)
    Prepares students to successfully complete the Federal Aviation Administration’s Flight Instructor Airplane written examination. Analysis of flight maneuvers, related aerodynamics, and regulations pertaining to flight instruction are studied in detail. 3 lecture hours.

    Prerequisite(s): A grade of C or better in AFLT 181  and AFLT 221 . Corequisite(s): AFLT 261 .
  
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    AFLT 280 - Instrument Flight Instructor–Airplane Rating


    2 hrs (Sem I, II)
    Designed to include the fundamentals of instrument flight instructing, preparation of materials, effective teaching methods, and analysis of maneuvers to prepare students for the FAA instrument flight instructor certificate. Includes 25 hours dual instruction and 20 hours ground discussion. In addition, to the required flight time, students may complete the FAA practical flight test. 3 lecture/laboratory hours.

    Prerequisite(s): A grade of C or better in AFLT 218 , AFLT 261 , AFLT 263  and AFLT 295  or their equivalent.
  
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    AFLT 281 - Multi-Engine: LIFT


    2 hrs (Sem I, II, Summer)
    This course covers flight techniques and operational procedures of multi-engine aircraft. Upon successful completion of the course, students will meet the requirements of the FAA Commercial Pilot Airman Certification Standards and will meet the experience requirements for the FAA Commercial Multi-Engine Pilot Certificate. 2 lecture/laboratory hours.

  
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    AFLT 283 - Commercial Flight Multi-Engine


    2 hrs (Sem I, II)
    Covers flight techniques and operational procedures of multi-engine aircraft. Upon successful completion of the course students will meet the requirements of the FAA Commercial Pilot Airman Certification Standards and will meet the experience requirements for the FAA Commercial Multi-Engine Pilot Certificate. 2 lecture/laboratory hours.

  
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    AFLT 284 - Multi-Engine Airplane Instructor


    2 hrs (Sem I, II)
    Students will prepare for the Federal Aviation Administration Multi-Engine Airplane Practical Exam. The course discusses common multi-engine aircraft systems, fundamentals of instructing and techniques of multi-engine instruction.  Students will conduct scenario based training in a multi-engine aircraft to practice skills and knowledge required for Multi-Engine Instructor certification. 2 lecture/laboratory hours.

    Prerequisite(s): Commercial Multi-Engine Airplane Rating, Certified Flight Instructor-Airplane Rating.
  
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    AFLT 285 - Aviation Weather


    3 hrs (Sem, I, II)
    This course is intended for students to learn, understand and apply weather as it relates to operation of an aircraft.  Topics will include the study of weather, weather concepts, weather hazards, meteorological flight planning, aviation weather equipment and consideration of weather conditions as they relate to aircraft and flight performance. 3 lecture hours.

  
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    AFLT 291 - Aviation Law and Regulations


    3 hrs (Sem I, II)
    The course will cover the basic legal framework of aviation law including international treaties, federal statutes and regulations, state and federal tort law and the regulatory process. Related topics will include aviation insurance, airport land use, aircraft ownership, and aviation regulations. 3 lecture hours.

    Prerequisite(s): A grade of C or better in AFLT 100 .
  
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    AFLT 292 - Precision Flight Maneuvers


    2 hrs (Sem I, II)
    Designed to introduce students to precision aerobatic flight. The maneuvers will include but are not limited to spins, hammerhead stalls, snap rolls, slow rolls and loops. Emphasis will be placed on students developing a higher degree of coordination and on learning the capabilities of their airplane in a maximum performance situation. There will be 10 hours dual flight instruction and 5 hours ground instruction on Federal Aviation Administration Regulations requirements for acrobatic flight, performance of maneuvers, and flight safety. 1 lecture/laboratory hour.

  
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    AFLT 293 - Tail Wheel Endorsement


    1 hr (Sem I, II)
    Covers the basic skills and techniques required to master the art of flying tail wheeled aircraft. There will be 5 hours of dual flight instruction and 5 hours of ground instruction. 1 laboratory hour.

    Prerequisite(s): Possess a Commercial Pilot Certificate. Certain weight restrictions apply.
  
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    AFLT 295 - Flight Instructor–Airplane Rating


    2 hrs (Sem I, II)
    Includes 20 dual flight hours and 40 hours ground instruction covering the fundamentals of flight instructing, preparation of materials, effective teaching methods, and analysis of maneuvers to prepare students for the FAA flight instructor certificate. In addition to the required flight time, students may complete the FAA practical flight test. 3 lecture/laboratory hours.

  
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    AFLT 315 - High Altitude Weather and Long Range Navigation


    3 hrs (Sem I, II)
    A study of weather as it relates to flight above 18,000 feet to include high altitude charts, jet streams, and other weather phenomenon. The course will also cover planning long range cross country trips using high altitude charts, J-routes, Great circle navigation, and international flight planning. 3 lecture hours.

    Prerequisite(s): A grade of C or better in AFLT 218 .
  
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    AFLT 335 - Corporate Cross Country Flight


    3 hrs (Sem I, II)
    The student will fly 15 hours in the Seminole under various scenarios commonly found in corporate aviation. Long distance flight planning, managing hotel and rental car reservations, and arranging for aircraft servicing will be emphasized. This will complete the required 50 hours of multi-engine time for the ATP rating. 3 lecture, 3 laboratory hours.

    Prerequisite(s): A grade of C or better in AFLT 218 .
  
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    AFLT 405 - Aviation Operations


    3 hrs (Sem I, II)
    An in-depth study of Parts 121, 135, 91 and 91K of the Federal Aviation Regulations. The requirements, limitations, and operating procedures for each Part will be examined in detail so the student will have a clear understanding of how operations are conducted from both the pilot and operator’s point of view. 3 lecture hours.

    Prerequisite(s): A grade of C or better in AFLT 218 .
  
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    AFLT 415 - Turbine Operations


    3 hrs (Sem I, II)
    This course will introduce and give experience in how to operate a turbine powered aircraft. Through the use of the simulator and aircraft, the student will gain an understanding of how to safely pilot the aircraft to include emergency situations and single pilot operations. This course will also provide the student with a high performance and high altitude endorsement. 3 lecture, 3 laboratory hours.

    Prerequisite(s): A grade of C or better in AFLT 218 .
  
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    AFLT 425 - Airline Transport Pilot Ground School: Capstone


    3 hrs (Sem I, II)
    The student will receive instruction and review in areas such as IFR flight planning, advanced aircraft systems, meteorology, and advanced weight and balance in order to prepare for and pass ATP 135/121 written exam. 3 lecture hours.

    Prerequisite(s): A grade of C or better in AFLT 218 .

Aviation Maintenance Technology

  
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    AMNT 100 - Introduction to Aviation


    2 hrs (Offered on Demand)
    This course will provide the student with a broad based introduction to the general aviation industry and current industry information. This will include discussions relative to aircraft manufacturing, airline operations, general aviation, air freight, airport management, and government services. Topics also to be discussed include aviation safety, human factors, regulations, and certifications. 2 lecture hours.

  
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    AMNT 102 - General Aviation Maintenance


    4 hrs (Sem I, II)
    This course covers Federal Aviation regulations, weight and balance ground operations, forms and records. 120 total lecture/laboratory hours.

    Prerequisite(s): Students must qualify for ENGL 010  or ENGL 079 ; and must qualify for MATH 013  or MATT 107 .
  
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    AMNT 103 - Basic Aircraft Science


    3 hrs (Sem I, II)
    This course will introduce the student to the basics of aerodynamics, theory of flight, aircraft nomenclature, airfoil design and testing, aircraft manufacturing and maintenance, weight and balance, and fundamentals of aviation industry regulations. 3 lecture hours.

  
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    AMNT 104 - Introduction to Electricity


    4 hrs (Sem I, II)
    This course introduces students to the basic theorems of AC, DC, digital circuits, and multimeter usage and aircraft batteries. Students will build a project. 120 total lecture/laboratory hours.

    Prerequisite(s): Students must qualify for ENGL 010  or ENGL 079 ; and must qualify for MATH 013  or MATT 107 .
  
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    AMNT 106 - Materials, Processes and Welding


    4 hrs (Sem I, II)
    This course familiarizes students with popular non-destructive testing methods, aircraft paint and refinishing systems, and the basics of aircraft welding. 120 total lecture/laboratory hours.

    Prerequisite(s): Students must qualify for ENGL 010  or ENGL 079 ; and must qualify for MATH 013  or MATT 107 .
  
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    AMNT 107 - Hydraulics and Pneumatics


    4 hrs (Sem I, II)
    This course covers fabrication of fluid lines and fittings, principles of hydraulic and pneumatic systems. Also covers aircraft landing gear systems, tires, wheels and brakes. 120 total lecture/laboratory hours.

  
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    AMNT 162 - Aircraft Sheetmetal


    4 hrs (Sem I, II)
    This course introduces students to various techniques of fabrication and repair of aircraft sheetmetal structures. 120 total lecture/laboratory hours.

    Prerequisite(s): Students must qualify for ENGL 010  or ENGL 079 ; and must qualify for MATH 013  or MATT 107 .
  
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    AMNT 164 - Aircraft Systems


    4 hrs (Sem I, II)
    This course introduces students to aircraft environmental, fuel, ice and rain, and fire protection systems. 120 total lecture/laboratory hours.

  
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    AMNT 166 - Composite and Nonmetallic Structures


    4 hrs (Sem I, II)
    This course familiarizes students with laminated and bonded material construction, repair and fabrication. 120 total lecture/laboratory hours.

    Prerequisite(s): Students must qualify for ENGL 010  or ENGL 079 ; and must qualify for MATH 013  or MATT 107 .
  
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    AMNT 167 - Aircraft Electrical


    4 hrs (Sem I, II)
    This course examines the various electrical systems and components used in aircraft installations, including instrumentation, navigation, and communications systems. Electrical systems troubleshooting, maintenance and repair will be covered. 120 total lecture/laboratory hours.

    Prerequisite(s): A grade of C or better in AMNT 104 .
  
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    AMNT 190 - Boeing 737 General Familiarization


    2 hrs (Offered on Demand)
    This course introduces the student to the specifications, systems, and ground handling procedures of a Boeing 737-200 airliner. Proper use and interface of ground support equipment, maintenance manuals, and specific safety issues will be emphasized. Limited enrollment. Offered only at the Indianapolis Aviation Technology Center. 40 lecture/ laboratory hours.

    Prerequisite(s): A grade of C or better in AMNT 102 , AMNT 104 , AMNT 106 , and AMNT 164 .
  
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    AMNT 192 - Boeing 757 General Familiarization


    2 hrs (Offered on Demand)
    This course introduces the student to the specifications, systems, and ground handling procedures of a Boeing 757 airliner. Proper use and interface of ground support equipment, maintenance manuals, and specific safety issues will be emphasized. Limited enrollment. Offered only at the Indianapolis Aviation Technology Center. 40 lecture/laboratory hours.

    Prerequisite(s): A grade of C or better in AMNT 102 , AMNT 104 , AMNT 106 , and AMNT 164 .
  
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    AMNT 194 - Boeing 727 General Familiarization


    2 hrs (Offered on Demand)
    This course introduces the student to the specifications, systems, and ground handling procedures of a Boeing 727 airliner. Proper use and interface of ground support equipment, maintenance manuals, and specific safety issues will be emphasized. Limited enrollment. Offered only at the Indianapolis Aviation Technology Center. 40 lecture/laboratory hours.

    Prerequisite(s): A grade of C or better in AMNT 102 , AMNT 104 , AMNT 106 , and AMNT 164 .
  
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    AMNT 196 - Airbus A320 General Familiarization


    2 hrs (Offered on Demand)
    This course introduces the student to the specifications, systems, and ground handling procedures of an Airbus A320 airliner. Proper use and interface of ground support equipment, maintenance manuals, and specific safety issues will be emphasized. Limited enrollment. Offered only at the Indianapolis Aviation Technology Center. 40 lecture/laboratory hours.

    Prerequisite(s): A grade of C or better in AMNT 102 , AMNT 104 , AMNT 106 , and AMNT 164 .
  
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    AMNT 198 - McDonnell Douglas DC-9 General Familiarization


    2 hrs (Offered on Demand)
    This course introduces the student to the specifications, systems, and ground handling procedures of a McDonnell Douglas DC-9 airliner. Proper use and interface of ground support equipment, maintenance manuals, and specific safety issues will be emphasized. Limited enrollment. Offered only at the Indianapolis Aviation Technology Center. 40 lecture/laboratory hours.

    Prerequisite(s): A grade of C or better in AMNT 102 , AMNT 104 , AMNT 106 , and AMNT 164 .
  
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    AMNT 202 - Powerplant Fuel and Induction Systems


    4 hrs (Sem I, II)
    This course familiarizes students with fuel metering systems and induction systems including supercharging, turbocharging, and airflow principals. 120 total lecture/laboratory hours.

  
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    AMNT 204 - Reciprocating Engine Overhaul


    4 hrs (Sem I, II)
    This course is an intensive study of the theory, construction, maintenance, repair and overhaul of aircraft reciprocating engines. 120 total lecture/laboratory hours.

  
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    AMNT 206 - Powerplant Systems and Propellers


    4 hrs (Sem I, II)
    This course covers theory and repairs of powerplant systems including lubrication, fire protection, cooling and exhaust. Also covers propeller and propeller systems. 120 lecture/laboratory hours.

  
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    AMNT 207 - Powerplant Electrical


    4 hrs (Sem I, II)
    This course covers theory, repair and maintenance of powerplant instrument, ignition and starting systems. 120 total lecture/laboratory hours.

  
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    AMNT 262 - Turbine Engines


    4 hrs (Sem I, II)
    This course covers theory, maintenance and overhaul of turbine engines. 120 total lecture/laboratory hours.

  
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    AMNT 264 - Engine Installation and Troubleshooting


    4 hrs (Sem I, II)
    This course covers removal, installation and troubleshooting of turbine and reciprocating engines. 120 total lecture/laboratory hours.

  
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    AMNT 266 - Aircraft Inspection


    4 hrs (Sem I, II)
    This is an intensive course simulating typical FAA 100-hour and annual inspections. Assembly and rigging of both fixed wing and helicopters will be studied. 120 total lecture/laboratory hours.

    Writing Reading and Speaking Intensive Course

  
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    AMNT 267 - Airframe Inspection


    3 hrs (Offered on Demand)
    This is an intensive course simulating typical airframe FAA 100-hour and annual inspections. Assembly and rigging of both fixed-wing aircraft and helicopters will also be studied. This course is for Airframe Certificate students only. 90 total lecture/laboratory hours.

  
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    AMNT 271 - Engine Inspection


    1 hr (Offered on Demand)
    This is an intensive course simulating typical Powerplant FAA 100-hour inspections. This course is for Powerplant Certificate students only. 30 lecture/laboratory hours (one-week course).

  
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    AMNT 272 - FAA Written, Oral and Practical Testing (General, Airframe and Powerplant)


    1 hr (Offered on Demand)
    Administration of pretest and FAA oral, practical, and/or written examinations. Successful completion and eligibility based on current FAA regulations lead the candidate to an FAA Mechanic Certificate with Airframe and Powerplant ratings. Special exam fee. Offered only to students testing out of sequence.

    Prerequisite(s): A grade of C or better in required courses and eligibility based on current FAA regulations.
  
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    AMNT 274 - FAA Written, Oral and Practical Testing (General and Airframe or Powerplant)


    1 hr (Offered on Demand)
    Administration of pretest and FAA oral, practical, and/or written examinations. Successful completion and eligibility based on current FAA regulations lead the candidate to an FAA Mechanic Certificate with either an Airframe or Powerplant Rating. Special exam fee.

    Prerequisite(s): A grade of C or better in required courses and eligibility based on current FAA regulations.
  
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    AMNT 276 - FAA Written, Oral and Practical Testing (Airframe or Powerplant)


    1 hr (Offered on Demand)
    Administration of pretest and FAA oral, practical, and/or written examinations. Successful completion and eligibility based on current FAA regulations lead the candidate to an FAA Mechanic Certificate with Airframe or Powerplant Ratings. Special exam fee.

    Prerequisite(s): A grade of C or better in required courses and eligibility based on current FAA regulations.
  
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    AMNT 287 - FAA Certification


    4 hrs (Sem I, II)
    Administration of pretest and FAA written, oral and practical examinations for Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic Ratings. Special exam fee. 120 total lecture/laboratory hours.

    Prerequisite(s): A grade of C or better in required courses and eligibility based on current FAA regulations.

Biology

  
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    BIOL 100 - Biology: Connections and Impacts


    3 hrs (Sem I, II)
    Hands-on, inquiry methods will be used to investigate characteristics, processes, and phenomena common to humans and their environment; writing and testing hypotheses, analyzing results, drawing conclusions, and communicating results clearly to others will be emphasized. The importance and role of ethics in science will also be discussed. This course is a transferIN course. 3 lecture hours.

    Prerequisite(s): Students must qualify for ENGL 010  or ENGL 079  or higher; and must qualify for MATT 107  or higher. Corequisite(s): BIOL 100L .
  
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    BIOL 100L - Biology: Connections and Impacts Laboratory


    1 hr (Sem I, II)
    Explores the principles of BIOL 100.   Laboratories emphasize critical thinking and the scientific process. This course is a transferIN course. 2 laboratory hours.

    Prerequisite(s): A C or better in any BIOL lecture course, or concurrent enrollment in BIOL 100 .
  
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    BIOL 101 - Plant and Animal Biology


    3 hrs (Sem I, II)
    Plant and animal interrelationships involving identification and classification. Significance of plants and animals to environment and ultimately to man. This course is a transferIN course. 3 lecture hours.

    Prerequisite(s): Students must qualify for ENGL 010  or ENGL 079 , or higher; and must qualify for MATT 107  or higher. Corequisite(s): BIOL 101L .
  
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    BIOL 101L - Plant and Animal Biology Laboratory


    1 hr (Sem I, II)
    Explores the principles of BIOL 101.  Laboratories emphasize critical thinking and the scientific process. This course is a transferIN course. 2 laboratory hours.

    Corequisite(s): BIOL 101 .
 

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