Keyboarding 1

This individualized instruction course is designed to present basic touch keyboarding skills and proper keyboarding techniques. Students will learn to type the alphabetic keys, numeric keys, symbol keys, and the numeric keyboard. Credit is not applicable toward the Office Information Technology certificate/degree programs. Minimum speed attainment of 20 words per minute on a two-minute timing with five or less errors is necessary for a "C." [0-32-32] Lab Fee

Advanced Excel

This individualized instruction course introduces students to the advanced features of Excel and prepares students to take the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Expert Certification exam. Major topics will include: creation and manipulation of business-formatted worksheets and charts using appropriate functions and formulas in Excel; creation of worksheets utilizing data tables, hyperlinks, databases, templates, and consolidated capabilities; integration of graphics, Word, Access, and Excel data into appropriate business reports, etc.; using Visual Basic for Applications code to create procedures for specific worksheets; using advanced techniques to audit and validate data, solve problems using Excel’s Solver, Scenario Manager, and Pivot Table, Pivot Chart, and data Map utilities; importing and exporting data and collaborating on worksheets tracking data changes; and Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Expert Certificate exam objectives. [0-32-32] Lab Fee

Keyboarding 2

This individualized instruction course is designed to teach mastery of the keyboard, mechanics of the computer, accuracy and speed in typing, practice of basic office keyboarding skills, and production of office materials. Students will be introduced to basic document processing using Microsoft Word. Students will learn to create memorandums, modified block and block letters with envelopes, unbound and left-bound reports, and tables. Minimum speed attainment of 33 words per minute on a three-minute timing with five or less errors is necessary for the grade of “C.” Students enrolling in this course must know how to type using the touch method and be able to key for two minutes at 20 words per minutes with five or less errors. [0-32-32] Lab Fee

Beginning PowerPoint

This individualized instruction course introduces students to the basic levels of Microsoft PowerPoint. Students will be introduced to selecting a template, starting and customizing a new slide show from an outline, saving and reviewing a presentation, viewing a web page using a browser, and publishing a presentation as a web page. Introductory information about Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) will be presented. [0-32-32] Lab Fee

Family Processes

This course is designed to introduce the student to the concepts of health and illness throughout the life span. The nursing process, growth and development, and the family are integrated in both the theory and clinical setting. The clinical portion will consist of obstetric, pediatric, community health agencies, and school systems. Simulated experiences in the nursing lab will enhance the critical thinking skills of the clinical sessions. [64-96-160] Lab Fee

Music in Early Childhood

This course will develop an understanding of the musical development of young children. The development of actual teaching skills in addition to theoretical knowledge will be an integral part of this course. These teaching skills will be developed through required lab and field experience. [32-16-48]

Pharmacology Application in Nursing Practice

This course is designed to provide the student with an overview of pharmacology with an emphasis on clinical applications within the context of the nursing process. The course is organized by medication classification. It explores indications, modes of action, effects, contraindications and interactions for selected drugs. Specific nursing responsibilities related to drug administration are emphasized. Concepts from this course will be utilized throughout the nursing clinical experiences.

Music History 1

Music from antiquity through the Baroque. Literature and theory of vocal and instrumental music leading up to the classical time period.

Complex Physiologic Integrity 1

This course is designed to focus on the nursing care of clients with acute to complex alterations in health. This course builds on the content of NURS 150. Emphasis is placed on providing and managing nursing care utilizing clinical decision making skills. Students will apply the nursing process, function as a member of a multidisciplinary team, and provide comprehensive care to clients experiencing health concerns in a variety of clinical settings, including acute care and community.

Music History 2

Music after Baroque. An examination of the major movements, forms, and composers of the classical, romantic, and contemporary periods.