2014-15 TMCC College Catalog - page 244

D-244 2014-2015
TMCCCollegeCatalog
D–CourseDescriptions
COOPERATIVEEDUCATION
WorkplaceReadiness
CE
201
3.00
Prerequisite: None
Prepares studentswith critical skills to secure andmaintain employment. Studentswill learn to communicate inmultiplemodes to address
workplace needs, solve problems using critical thinking, understandwork-related systems,maintain safe and healthfulworking conditions,
practice ethical and legal behavior consistentwithworkplace standards, and enhancework outcomes through leadership, self-management,
and teamwork. This coursemay not transfer to a baccalaureate degree of art or sciencewithin the universities in theNevadaSystem of
Higher Education (NSHE).
WorkExperience
CE
290
0.50 - 9.00
Prerequisite: None
This course supplements classroom instructionwith practicalwork experience related to the student's educational program. Under the
supervision of experienced personnel at a local business or agency, students complete specific occupational objectives developed by
program faculty and the employer. Facultywillmonitor the student's progress through direct contact, site visitations, student reports and
employer feedback. This coursemay not transfer to a baccalaureate degree of art or sciencewithin the universities in theNevadaSystem
ofHigher Education (NSHE).
COREHUMANITIES
Ancient andMedieval Cultures
CH
201
3.00
Prerequisite: ENG 102 or ENG 114; or completion of CH 202 or CH 203with a 'D' or better.
Critical survey ofNear East, Greece, Rome andMiddleAges; origins of Judaism, Christianity, Islam, philosophy and science; concepts
like heroism, justice, and romantic love.
TheModernWorld
CH
202
3.00
Prerequisite: ENG 102 or ENG 114; or completion of CH 201 or CH 203with a 'D' or better.
AnalyzesEurope's legacy in shapingworld ideas, institutions and cultures. IncludesRenaissance; Reformation; Enlightenment;
Romanticism; development of science and industry; political revolutions; colonialism; postcolonialism; globalization.
AmericanExperiences andConstitutional Change
CH
203
3.00
Prerequisite: ENG 102 or ENG 114; or completion of CH 201 or CH 202with a 'D' or better.
Identities, ideas, and institutions from pre-contact to present, emphasizing civil rights, liberty, individualism, federalism,
environmentalism, urbanization, industrialization, and cultural diversity. Satisfies theU.S. andNevadaConstitution requirements.
COUNSELINGANDPERSONALDEV.
Biopsycho-Social Factors inAddiction
CEP 254
3.00
Prerequisite: CPD116 or permission of instructor.
Theories of alcohol and other drug addictionswith emphasis on the signs and symptoms of problematic use, aswell asmethods of
assessment and intervention.
Developmental Theories-Prevention/EducationStrategies
CEP 255
3.00
Prerequisite: CPD116.
Impact of addiction on development in children and families, prenatal addiction and fetal alcohol syndrome, and current prevention and
educationmodels and services.
SubstanceAbuse-Fundamental Factsand Insights
CPD 116
3.00
Prerequisite: None
This course covers the following topics related to substance abuse in our society: identification of substances, reasons for abuse of alcohol
and of drugs, signs and symptoms of substance abuse, and approaches and techniques recognized as effective in substance abuse
counseling. It is recommended that students take theBADAworkshopClassificationOfAlcohol in addition to this course forBADA
certification. College credit can be given for theworkshop.
Treatment Planning andCaseManagement
CPD 120
2.00
Prerequisite: CPD116.
This course is structured to provide each studentwith aworking knowledge and understanding of treatment planning from intake to
aftercare. Discusses data acquisition, the importance ofmaintaining up-to-date counseling goals and objectives, documentation of the
therapeutic process, and federal and state requirements. It is recommended that students take theBADAworkshopConfidentiality in
addition to this course forBADAcertification. College credit can be given for theworkshop.
Career Choices andChanges
CPD 123
2.00
Prerequisite: None
Acourse in life and career planning, offered to help studentsmake informed occupational choices. The course includes self-assessment
(personal values, abilities, and interests), opportunities for research into different careers, and training in proper decision-making and
goal-setting procedures.

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