2014-15 TMCC College Catalog - page 221

D-221 2014-2015
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D–CourseDescriptions
AIRCONDITIONING
InternshipHVACCareer
AC
295
1.00 - 16.00
Prerequisite: None
Acourse designedwherein studentswill apply knowledge to real on-the-job situations in a program designed by a company official and a
faculty advisor tomaximize learning experiences.Available to studentswho have completed all core andmajor requirements and have a
2.5GPA. Contact the appropriate chairperson for an application, screening and required skills evaluation. Up to 16 semester hour credits
may be earned on the basis of 75 hours of internship for one credit.May be repeated for up to 16 credits. This coursemay not transfer to a
baccalaureate degree of art or sciencewithin the universities in theNevadaSystem ofHigher Education (NSHE).
AMERICANSIGN LANGUAGE
AmericanSignLanguage I
AM 145
3.00 - 4.00
Prerequisite: None
This course is designed to introduceASL, a visual-gestural language used by the deaf community in theUnitedStates and to focus on the
development of basic conversational skills, emphasizing receptive abilities.
AmericanSignLanguage II
AM 146
3.00 - 4.00
Prerequisite:AM 145.
This course continues to stress the development of basic conversational skillswith emphasis on expanding vocabulary and expressive
skills.
AmericanSignLanguage III
AM 147
3.00 - 4.00
Prerequisite:AM 146.
This course promotes the shifting from comprehension to production ofASLwith themain emphasis of bringing fluency to a point of
self-generatedASL.
AmericanSignLanguage IV
AM 148
3.00 - 4.00
Prerequisite:AM 147.
This course encourages the student to expand command of disclosure inASLon various everyday topics (leading to fluency).
ANTHROPOLOGY
Introduction toCulturalAnthropology
ANTH 101
3.00
***This course has strongly recommendedGeneral EducationPre-requisites***
Analysis of the nature of culture, its universal aspects and range of variations revealed by human history andworld ethnography. Satisfies
UNRSocial Science core curriculum.
Introduction toPhysicalAnthropology
ANTH 102
3.00
Co-requisite:ANTH 110L. ***This course has strongly recommendedGeneral EducationPre-requisites***
Biological and evolutionary origins of humans, with consideration of population genetics, living primates, fossil records and human
variation. Includes eight laboratory experiences. SatisfiesUNR science core curriculum.
PhysicalAnthropologyLaboratory
ANTH 110L
1.00
Co-requisite:ANTH 102. ***This course has strongly recommendedGeneral EducationPre-requisites***
Practical experience in aspects of physical anthropology: themechanisms of inheritance, osteology and forensic science, comparative
anatomy and human evolution, the processes of human growth and aging, and aspects ofmodern human variability. Includes eight
laboratory experiences. SatisfiesUNR andUNLV core requirements for a laboratory science course.
SelectedTopics
ANTH 198
0.50 - 6.00
Prerequisite: None
Various short courses and experimental classes covering a variety of subjects. The coursewill be a variable of one-half to six credits
depending on the course content and number of hours required. The coursemay be repeated for up to six credits. This coursemay not
transfer to a baccalaureate degree of art or sciencewithin the universities in theNevadaSystem ofHigher Education (NSHE).
Peoples andCulturesof theWorld
ANTH 201
3.00
***This course has strongly recommendedGeneral EducationPre-requisites***
Comparative survey of selected societies from throughout theworld. Emphasis on the impact of global developments on traditional
societies. SatisfiesUNR social science or diversity core curriculum.
Archaeology
ANTH 202
3.00
***This course has strongly recommendedGeneral EducationPre-requisites***
An examination of the research goals, theoretical foundations andmethods of anthropological archaeology. Examples are drawn from
notable archaeological sitesworldwide.
EthnicGroups inContemporarySocieties
ANTH 205
3.00
***This course has strongly recommendedGeneral EducationPre-requisites***
Ethnic relations in theUnitedStates and other societieswhere cultural and `racial` pluralism illustrates problems and processes of social
interaction. Same as SOC 205.

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