2012-2013 TMCC College Catalog
CCNA WAN Fundamentals
Prerequisite: CSCO 121 and 220 with a grade of "C" or better.
WAN Fundamentals is part of the CCNA curriculum. This course explains the principles of traffic control and access control lists (ACLs)
and provides an overview of the services and protocols at the data link layer for wide-area access. Students learn about user technologies
and devices and discover how to implement and configure Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP), Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet (PPPoE),
DSL, and Frame Rely. WAN security concepts, tunneling, and VPN basics are introduced. The course concludes with a discussion of the
special network services required by converged applications and an introduction to quality of service (QoS).
Fundamentals of Network Security
Prerequisite: CSCO 221 or CCNA Certification. May be taken concurrently with CSCO 221.
The Fundamental of Network Security course is designed to prepare students for entry level certification in network security. The course
is an introduction to network security and overall security processes. The course teaches students to design and implement security
solutions to reduce the risk of revenue loss and network vulnerability. This course may not transfer to a baccalaureate degree of art or
science within the universities in the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE).
CLINICAL LAB SPECIALIST
Study of blood collection methods with emphasis on patient preparation, order of draw, identification, sample collection, and selected
diagnostic tests performed in the clinical laboratory. This course must be taken concurrently with CLS 152, Applied Phlebotomy. If
certification as a Phlebotomy Technician by the American Society for Clinical Pathology and licensure as a Lab Assistant in Nevada is
desired, CLS 153 must be taken in addition to CLS 151 and CLS 152.
A study of instructional techniques for use with learners with mild/moderate disabilities from culturally diverse backgrounds.ï¿½
Addresses assessment and instructional methods, accommodations, adaptations, strategies, and materials appropriate for teaching
individuals with exceptionalities in a variety of educational settings.
Phlebotomy Clinical Practicum
A clinical rotation in blood collection and specimen processing procedures. If certification as a Phlebotomy Technician by the American
Society for Clinical Pathology and licensure as a Lab Assistant in Nevada is desired, CLS 153 must be taken in addition to CLS 151 and
CLS 152. The student must complete 90 hours of supervised clinical experience and 100 successful venipunctures including dermal.
Fundamentals of Speech I
Study of theories and principles of speech with participation in public speaking and interpersonal communication activities.
Introduction to Group Communication
An introductory course in communication as it functions within small task groups. Emphasis is on observation and analysis of actual small
group behavior and on improvement of communication skills within the small group setting. Topics covered include leadership, conflict,
norms, role structure, cohesiveness and decision-making. Course stresses student involvement in exercises, discussions and group projects.
Communication Disabilities and Film
This course will cover popular films and their portrayal of individuals with communication disabilities, including how those portrayals
promote both negative and positive images and how these images influence public perception of those with communication disabilities.
The realities of communication disabilities will also be discussed.
COMMUNITY HEALTH SCIENCES
Introduction to Community Health Sciences
Prerequisite: ENG 98R or higher and MATH 96 or higher, or equivalent placement scores.
This course introduces students to the basic tenets of community health. These include concepts of health, health promotion and disease
prevention, as well as, factors affecting community health, epidemiology, risk factors, health information and research, ethics and health
TMCC College Catalog 2012-2013
* This course might not transfer to a baccalaureate degree of art or science within the universities in the Nevada System of Higher Education
(NSHE). If you plan to pursue a four-year degree, check with the institution where you intend to transfer to learn whether this course will count
toward the degree you intend to seek.