2014-15 TMCC College Catalog - page 242

D-242 2014-2015
TMCCCollegeCatalog
D–CourseDescriptions
COMPUTER INFORMATIONTECHNOLOGY
Internship inCIT I
CIT
290
1.00 - 6.00
Prerequisite: None
Work and study inparticipating and approved business organizations. Department approval required before acceptance of student into
course. Department review of student's activities and development on the job required. This classwill have variable credit of one to six
depending on thework hours required. This coursemay be repeated. This coursemay not transfer to a baccalaureate degree of art or
sciencewithin the universities in theNevadaSystem ofHigher Education (NSHE).
Internship inCIT II
CIT
291
1.00 - 6.00
Prerequisite: None
Available to studentswho have completedmost Core andEmphasis requirements and have a2.5GPA.Work and study in participating and
approvedbusiness organizations. Department approval required before acceptance of student into course. Department review of student's
activities and development on the job required. This classwill have variable credit of one to six depending on thework hours required.
This coursemay be repeated. This coursemay not transfer to a baccalaureate degree of art or sciencewithin the universities in theNevada
System ofHigher Education (NSHE).
AdvancedSpecial Topics inCIT
CIT
298
1.00 - 6.00
Prerequisite: None
Various short courses andworkshops covering a variety of subjects in the advanced general Computer and InformationTechnology area.
This classwill have variable credit of one to six depending on the course content and number of contact hours required. This coursemay
be repeated for up to six credits. This coursemay not transfer to a baccalaureate degree of art or sciencewithin the universities in the
NevadaSystem ofHigher Education (NSHE).
Independent Study inCIT
CIT
299
1.00 - 6.00
Prerequisite: None
The studentwill do a special project involving a subject or skill related to theCIT curriculum. The projectwill be designedwith a faculty
advisor. This classwill have variable credit of one to six depending on the course content and number of contact hours required. This
coursemay be repeated. Itmay be substitute for another coursewith special permission of theDivision. This coursemay 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).
COMPUTERSCIENCE
Computer Science I
CS
135R
3.00
Prerequisite: MATH 127or 128 or satisfactory test placement intoMATH 181. May be taken concurrentlywithMATH 127.
This course is an introduction tomodern problem solving and programmingmethods. Emphasis is placed on algorithm development.A
special focuswill be on procedural and data abstraction, emphasizing design, testing, and documentation.
Computer Science II
CS
202
3.00
Prerequisite: CS 135Rwitha 'C' or better; MATH 127or higher, or qualifyingACT, SATorAccuplacer score.
This course builds on the concepts ofComputer Sciences I. Emphasis on problem solving and program development techniques.Typical
numerical and non-numerical problems are examined. Design, implementation, and abstraction principles of elementary data structures are
studied.
SimulationPhysics
CS
282
4.00
Prerequisite: CS 202andPHYS 180. ***This course has strongly recommendedGeneral EducationPre-requisites***
This course introduces themathematical foundation to enrich simulations, animations and computer gameswith physics-based realism.
Topics include: rigid-body dynamics (kinematics and forces) simulating real-world problems (vehicles and projectiles integration for
real-time simulation and collision detection), introduction tomotion control and animation. ***This course has strongly recommended
General EducationPre-requisites***
CONSTRUCTION
Print Reading andSpecification
CONS 120
3.00
Prerequisite: None
Astudy of the fundamental language utilized in construction drawing. Stresses the reading and interpretations of representative
construction prints. The coursemay not transfer to a baccalaureate degree of art or sciencewithin the universities in theNevadaSystem of
Higher Education (NSHE).
Principlesof ConstructionEstimating
CONS 121
3.00
Prerequisite: None
Abasic course designed to help construction professionals develop their understanding of thematerial take off or quality survey process
for estimating. Specific estimatingmethods for assemblies ofmaterials and by tradewill form the basis for the approach used in class. The
coursewill emphasize the basic formulas for area and volume formaterialsmeasurement and how it is used inmanual and computerized
estimating software. Use of online plan and document bid serviceswill supplement the class lectures and text. This coursemay not transfer
to a baccalaureate degree of art or sciencewithin the universities in theNevadaSystem ofHigher Education (NSHE).

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