2014-15 TMCC College Catalog - page 232

D-232 2014-2015
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D–CourseDescriptions
BIOLOGY
GrossAnatomyDissection
BIOL 275
1.00
Prerequisite: Agrade of 'B' or better in bothBIOL223andBIOL224or BIOL141andBIOL142; AND an acceptable application
to enroll in the course.
A laboratory-intensive course designed to expand knowledge of human anatomy through the preparation of specimens for use inTMCC
anatomy and physiology classes. Studentswill be expected to learn and demonstrate appropriate dissection technique and to complete 40
hours of in-class dissection. This is a one-credit laboratory course. This coursemay not transfer to a baccalaureate degree of art or science
within the universities in theNevadaSystem ofHigher Education (NSHE).
Internship inBiology
BIOL 290
1.00 - 8.00
Prerequisite: InstructorApproval
Acourse designed for students to apply their knowledge toon-the-job situations in a collaborative program between a company,
government agency or college department under the supervision of a faculty advisor. The course is available to studentswho have
completed all core andmajor requirements and have a 2.5GPA. Contact the appropriate chairperson for the application, screening and
required skills evaluation. The coursemay be repeated for up to 8 credits. This coursemay not transfer to a baccalaureate degree of art or
sciencewithin the universities in theNevadaSystem ofHigher Education (NSHE).
Current Topics in InfectiousDisease
BIOL 295
1.00 - 3.00
Prerequisite: BIOL251
This is a seminar type course covering current topics/issues in infectious diseases. This coursemay not transfer to a baccalaureate degree
of art or sciencewithin the universities in theNevadaSystem ofHigher Education (NSHE).
SelectedTopics inBiology
BIOL 299
1.00 - 3.00
Prerequisite: BIOL100or higher or permission of the instructor.
Selected topicswill be presented in lecture and/or laboratory format that focus on specific areas in the biological sciences. The coursemay
be repeated for up to four credits.
BUILDING INSPECTION
Introduction toBuildingCodes
BI
101
3.00
Prerequisite: None
Abasic course designed to introduce current building codes, with emphasis placed on the development and proper use of the code.
Studentswill learn the format of the building code and develop an understanding of the provisions contained therein. This coursemay not
transfer to a baccalaureate degree of art or sciencewithin the universities in theNevadaSystem ofHigher Education (NSHE).
BUSINESS
Fundamentals for Business
BUS 98
3.00
Prerequisite: None
This course prepares studentswith the fundamental skills that are required to achieve successwithin business studies and the related
disciplines. Studentswill focus upon skills in reading businessmaterials, doing basis business calculations and onwriting and presenting
business analysis.
Introduction toBusiness
BUS 101
3.00
Prerequisite:MATH 96 or a grade of 'C' or better inBUS117; ENG 101/113or BUS 108; or equivalentACCUPLACER,
SAT/ACT test results.
Survey course designed to give students a broad introduction to the principles, practices and functions of businesses as they are practiced
in both the national and global economies. Relevancewill be provided through research and Internet projects and assignments.Topics to be
covered includemanagement,marketing, finance, investments, and various other areas such as international business, small business, and
ethics. Attendance beyond the first class is subject to instructor approval.
BusinessEnglish
BUS 106
3.00
Prerequisite: ENG 98R or higher or qualifyingACCUPLACER,ACT/SAT test scores.
This course in practical businessEnglish includes principles of grammar, punctuation, andword usage, paragraph development and
formatting of basic business correspondence. TheEnglish language is constantly changing and this coursewill reflect leading-edge
practices in use in the business community.
BusinessSpeechCommunications
BUS 107
3.00
Prerequisite: None
This course provides business students and career professionalswith intensive coaching in listening skills,oral grammar and effective
speech construction. Studentswill practice delivering a variety of individual and small group presentations necessary to successful
on-the-job communications.
BusinessLettersandReports
BUS 108
3.00
Prerequisite: BUS 106 or ENG 101 or equivalent or qualifyingACCUPLACER,ACT/SAT test results.
Improve letter and reportwriting skills, properword choice, letter tone, structuring through units. Emphasis on inductive and deductive
business letters,memorandums, and reports. This course is transferable as a general elective toUNR.

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