Available courses

The course is designed to introduce students to the criminal justice system in American and our institutionalized response to the social problem of crime.  The criminal justice system comprises several unique and related components.  The course will consist of an examination of the various local, state, and federal agencies that make up the system with particular attention to the police, courts, and corrections.  The course will also examine critical questions about the roles, responsibilities, and challenges of the criminal justice system.

This course uses Visual Basic 2017, an object-oriented language, to teach programming concepts. This course is designed as a beginning programming course. However, it assumes students are familiar with basic Windows skills and file management.

This course provides the beginning programmer with a guide to developing applications using the Java programming language. Java is popular among professional programmers because it can be used to build visually interesting graphical user interface (GUI) and Web-based applications. Java also provides an excellent environment for the beginning programmer—a student can quickly build useful programs while learning the basics of structured and object-oriented programming techniques.

This is an Introductory course to Networking.

Students apply math skills to business situations arising during normal business activities. Concepts and procedures are discussed including payroll computations, checking and savings accounts, simple and compound interest loans, purchasing and sales procedures, budgeting, and record keeping.

Students in this course will master a core of basic concepts through which most of chemistry can be understood. CHEM143  is the second in a two-semester general chemistry sequence.   This class will consist of three hours of lecture and two hours of lab per week.  Chem 144, College Chemistry II- Lab is a required co-requisite. Chemistry topics covered include: terms common to chemistry, principles of chemical reactivity, characteristics of gases, liquids and solids, principle of chemical equilibrium, principles of acidity and basicity,  basic principles of organic chemistry.

2nd in a two semester sequence in fundamentals of physics. Main topics include: electrostatics, electric current, magnets and electromagnetism, wave motion and optics, light and image formation, the structure of the atom, the nucleus and nuclear energy, Relativity, Beyond everyday phenomena. Class consists of 3 hours lecture and 2 hours lab work per week.  PHSX 207 Fundamentals of Physics II Lab is a co-requisite.

2nd gis course using maribeth prices book

Students in this course will master a core of basic concepts through which most of chemistry can be understood. CHMY 141 is the first in a two-semester general chemistry sequence.  The chemical knowledge and skills that you gain in these courses will prepare you for a variety of advanced courses in many subjects.  The problem-solving and learning skill that you will develop in these and similar courses are likely to help you throughout your career. This class will consist of three hours of lecture and two hours of lab per week. The Laboratory course has a separate number; CHMY 142.

First in a two class sequence designed to teach about Geographic Information Systems (GIS).  Main topics include: Working Definition of a Geographic Information System, History of GIS, The nature of Geographical Data.  Geographic Data models, Components of ArcGIS,  Working with map Attributes.  Building maps from data layers. GIS analysis via queries, spatial joins, Map overlay and Geoprocessing.  Class will meet 3 hours per week Mondays and Wednesdays.

Students will identify a Natural Resource question, design a sampling strategy, collect data using GPS, transfer data to GIS and analyze data using GIS. Students will prepare a presentation of their project using presentation software i.e. Powerpoint Students will prepare a poster of their project.

course designed for summer 2018.  Primarily as collboration with Kathryn Wesley, CC forester.

Course designed for development of understanding of theory and practices of Global Positioning Systems particularly in the area of Natural Resources Management. Central topics include history and theoretical  foundation and background of GPS, operation of GPS Rover Units, Collection of GPS data in the field, Data processing required for converting gps data to vector data  (shapefiles)  for use in  ArcMap GIS program