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Note: The terms in which a course is normally taught is at the end of each description (F=Fall, Sp=Spring, Su=Summer).

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(ACCT) Accounting
(AGRI) Agriculture
(ALH) Allied Health
(ANTH) Anthropology
(ARTH) Art History
(ARTP) Art Studio
(ASTR) Astronomy
(BIOL) Biology
(BUS) Business (RODP)
(BUSN) Business
(CHEM) Chemistry
(CISP) Computer Science Programming
(CIT) Cardiovascular Technology
(CMAT) Composite Materials
(COE) Cooperative Education
(COLS) College Learning Strategies
(COMM) Communications
(CRMJ) Criminal Justice
(CTR) Computed Tomography
(DHT) Dental Hygiene Technology
(ECED) Early Childhood Education
(ECON) Economics
(EDU) Education
(EHT) Environmental Health Technology
(EMR) Emergency Medical Respond
(EMSA) Advanced EMT
(EMSB) Emergency Medical Technology
(EMT) Emergency Medical Technology
(ENGL) English
(ENGR) Engineering
(FNCE) Financial Services
(FREN) French
(GEOG) Geography
(GEOL) Geology
(GERM) German
(GIS) Geographic Information Systems
(HCDS) Healthcare Document Specialist
(HEA) Health
(HIST) History
(HIT) Health Information Technology
(HUCR) Health Unit Coordinator
(HUM) Humanities
(INFS) Information Systems
(INTL) International Studies
(LAW) Law
(MAM) Mammography
(MAS) Massage Therapy
(MATH) Mathematics
(MDSC) Medical Scribe
(MDT) Medical Transcription
(MECH) Mechatronics
(MGT) Management
(MRI) Magnetic Resonance Imaging
(MSAR) Military Science Army
(MSC) Math-Science
(MUS) Music
(NANO) Nanotechnology
(NSG) Nursing
(OPT) Opticinary
(OTA) Occupational Therapy Assistant
(PARA) Paramedic
(PHAR) Pharmacy
(PHED) Physical Education
(PHIL) Philosophy
(PHYS) Physics
(POLS) Political Science
(PSG) Polysomnography
(PSYC) Psychology
(PTA) Physical Therapist Assistant
(RDT) Radiologic Technology
(READ) Reading
(RTT) Respiratory Therapy
(SERV) Service Learning
(SOCI) Sociology
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(SSC) Social Science
(SURG) Surgical Technology
(THEA) Theatre
(WELL) Wellness

Accounting(back to top)
ACCT 1010Principles of Accounting ICredits: 3
Basic principles and procedures in accounting relating to the complete accounting cycle for both service and merchandising companies owned as sole proprietorships and as corporations. Also, detailed analysis of assets and liabilities and owner's equity. F, Sp, Su
Course designed for transfer and part of the TN Transfer Pathways.

ACCT 1020Principles of Accounting IICredits: 3
Continues with corporate accounting and long-term liabilities, cash flow statement, and analysis of financial statements. Also, an emphasis on managerial and cost accounting for making sound business decisions. (Prerequisite: ACCT1010; a grade of C or better is strongly recommended in ACCT1010) F, Sp
Course designed for transfer and part of the TN Transfer Pathways.

ACCT 2240Cost AccountingCredits: 3
Principles of manufacturing and distribution cost accounting. Material, labor, and overhead costs in job order and process cost accounting, budgeting analysis of cost distribution, standard costing, and related problems. (Prerequisite:ACCT1020; a grade of 'C' or better is strongly recommended in ACCT1020) Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

ACCT 2250Income Tax Accounting - PersonalCredits: 3
Federal income tax laws with emphasis on the preparation of returns for individuals. Both manual and computerized tax returns will be prepared. (Prerequisite: ACCT1010 & 1020)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

ACCT 2260Income Tax Accounting - BusinessCredits: 3
Federal income tax laws with emphasis on the preparation of returns for business. Both manual and computerized tax returns will be prepared. (Prerequisite: ACCT1010 & 1020)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

ACCT 2270Fund AccountingCredits: 3
The theory and practice of a fund accounting system used by a not-for-profit entity. Emphasis is on the budget process, appropriations and revenue funds for governmental agencies, schools, charities, and not-for-profit medical facilities. (Prerequisite: ACCT1020 or consent of instructor; a grade of 'C' or better is strongly recommended in ACCT1020) F
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

ACCT 2330Intermediate AccountingCredits: 4
Extensive analysis of the principal elements of accounting systems and statements with emphasis on the assets, liabilities, and stockholder's equity of the balance sheet. (Prerequisite: ACCT1020; a grade of 'C' or better is strongly recommended in ACCT1020) F
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

ACCT 2550Accounting Systems Applications ICredits: 3
A course designed to acquaint business management majors with commercial accounting software applications. (Prerequisites: ACCT1010 and INFS1010; a grade of 'C' or better is strongly recommended in ACCT1010) Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

ACCT 2570Accounting Systems Applications IICredits: 2
A course designed to acquaint the student with commercial accounting software applications for medium size companies. Includes tracking of receivables, payables, inventory, and financial statement preparation. (Prerequisite: ACCT1010 and INFS1010; ACCT2550 is strongly recommended; a grade of 'C' or better is strongly recommended in ACCT1010) F
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Agriculture(back to top)
AGRI 1020Introduction to Animal ScienceCredits: 4
To introduce the student to the broad field of animal science including a basic study of the anatomy and physiology of farm animals, livestock production systems, and contemporary issues regarding animal science. The student will become familiar with the fundamentals of feeding, genetics, marketing, animal health, and meat production. The student should also develop an appreciation for the importance of the livestock and meats industry in today's economy. (3 hour lecture and 2 hour lab). This course may be charged a lab fee. F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

AGRI 1030Introduction to Plant ScienceCredits: 4
This course will introduce the student to the broad field of plant science including a basic study of the structure, reproduction, physiology, ecology, and classification of plants. The student will become familiar with the principles and practices involved with the culture, management, and utilization of economically important horticultural and agronomic crops.
Not a part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Allied Health(back to top)
ALH 1010Introduction to Health-Related ProfessionsCredits: 3
This course is designed for students who are interested in exploring, planning, and preparing for a career as a health care practitioner. The course presents the essential information that students need to make an informed decision about health care discipline they would like to pursue that best matches their individual interests, skills, and abilities. Course materials and student projects will develop the student’s awareness of the demands and expectations of health care professionals, including technical, ethical, legal, and professional competencies. (3 lecture hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway

ALH 102Introduction to Physical TherapyCredits: 2
This is a web course that introduces the student to the profession of physical therapy and the concepts of the total patient. Current issues in health care that impact physical therapy are investigated. It provides information about the role of the physical therapist assistant in terms of professional, legal and ethical standards. It also provides an introduction to the concepts of disability, cultural diversity and ethical decision-making. Part of this class requires the student to complete 12 hours of observation in a physical therapy setting under the supervision of a registered PT or PTA. This experience will be documented and satisfy one of the course requirements as well as serving as one of the admissions criteria. Open to all students. (2 lecture hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

ALH 103Introduction to Radiologic TechnologyCredits: 2
This course provides an orientation to the profession, the radiology department, and the hospital organization. Topics include basic radiation protection, body mechanics, patient care, medical terminology, medical ethics, and legal issues. Part of this class requires that the student complete 8 hours of observation in a hospital diagnostic radiology setting. This experience will be documented and satisfy one of the course requirements as well as serving as one of the admissions criteria. Open to all students (2 lecture hours/week).
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

ALH 118Terminology for Medical CommunicationCredits: 2
This is a web course that allows the student to use a combination of learning tools to gain a sound background in medical terminology. This will allow the student to communicate effectively with other professionals.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

ALH 119Keyboarding for Allied Health Science ProfessionalsCredits: 3
A software-based computer course designed to develop proper touch keyboarding techniques. Speed, accuracy and control are emphasized in developing mastery for alphabetic, numeric, and symbol information input. This course is designed specifically for students choosing a career in Medical Transcription or a related healthcare discipline. The course will not be considered a substitute for INFS 1010 or related computer science courses. Note: A net minimum typing speed of 45 words per minute is required. 3 hours/week
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

ALH 210Global Perspectives on Health: Community Based RehabilitationCredits: 3
This course will expose students to views of health, wellness, and social acceptance from a different cultural perspective. Basic human rights including include physical, mental and social well-being will be considered. Conditions supporting or denying these basic rights will be explored. Students will be expected to immerse themselves in the lifestyle of the host country, including working alongside local residents, service providers and recipients of services.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

ALH 211Management and Leadership for Allied Health SupervisorsCredits: 3
This course is designed to introduce the student to management functions and leadership principles and their application in health care organizations. Student projects will develop the student's ability to apply the principles of organizational theory, management theory, management style and behavioral aspects of management across a variety of health care settings. Many allied health practitioners will assume the role of a manager during the course of their career. This course is designed to provide theory and application focusing on the development of leadership and management strategies and skills to prepare these practitioners to assume professional responsibilities in management and administration.(3 lecture hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

ALH 212Contemporary Issues in HealthcareCredits: 3
This is an issues oriented course that examines the healthcare delivery system in the United States. The course examines the entire continuum of care and uses the construct of a fully integrated system as a means to evaluate the current system to develop recommendations for further developments. The intent is to identify the key issues confronting healthcare today, examine the causes and develop reasonable solutions to the current set of problems. The student will develop an understanding of the unique interplay of the new and changing health care, technology, work force, research findings, financing, regulations, and personal and professional behaviors, values and assumptions that underlie the current health care system. (3 lecture hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

ALH 213Special Topics in Healthcare ManagementCredits: 3
This course is designed to allow the student the opportunity to engage in independent study of a selected topic of interest in the field of health care administration, which will enhance the student's ability to function more effectively as a manager in the healthcare field. The course is conducted in a seminar or symposium format where each student is an active and involved participant in the selection of topic questions and material to be covered. Topics might include organizational learning, women in leadership, adult learning, leadership and culture, re-engineering and organizational learning.(3 lecture hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

ALH 214Medical Law and Ethics (Active, effective Fall 2014)Credits: 3
This course provides an introduction to legal and ethical issues that impact health care professionals. Laws and regulations related to the health care industry such as HIPAA, Patient Bill of Rights, and standard of care are addressed. In addition, ethical and moral issues that health care professionals may encounter are presented. The student will develop an understanding of the unique interplay of the new and changing health care, technology, work force, research, financing, regulation, and personal and professional behaviors, values and assumptions that underlie the current health care system.
Not a part of TN Transfer Pathway

ALH 215Experiential Learning (Active, effective Fall 2014)Credits: 3 TO 18
This course is designed to accommodate the student licensed in an allied health discipline but who has not attended a formal postsecondary program. The student will develop a Professional Experiences portfolio for which they may receive college credit for life/professional experiences ranging from3 to 18 credit hours. The Professional Experiences portfolio will be evaluated by 2 evaluators using the criteria established by the Council for the Advancement of Experiential Learning (CAEL).Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway

ALH 254Human Cross Sectional AnatomyCredits: 3
A study of the human body in a cross-sectional context. Emphasis will be placed on major anatomical features and radiologic landmarks. Students also explore soft tissue details as resolution allows. This course will serve to prepare students for conventional tomographic radiology, computer tomography, position emission tomography, magnetic resonance scanning and ultrasonography. (Crosslisted with BIOL 2540) This course does not meet any curricular requirements for any program, with the exception of the technical requirement for the A.A.S. General Technology program. (3 lecture hours/week and demonstration exercises)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Anthropology(back to top)
ANTH 2150Native American StudiesCredits: 3
A general survey of native American cultures with emphasis on cultural development, diversity, and comparative analysis. Topics include prehistory, social organization, kinship, politics, religion, and material culture, as well as discussion of current Native American concerns. (as needed)
Roane State General Education course approved and designed for transfer.

Art History(back to top)
ARTH 1030Art AppreciationCredits: 3
Form and meaning in the visual arts, lecture-discussion. Especially for non-majors. F, Sp
Roane State General Education course approved and designed for transfer.

ARTH 2010Survey of Art History ICredits: 3
Survey of major monuments in Western art, with an emphasis on the art of Europe from prehistory through the Middle Ages. Class availability determined by Director of Art Program.
Roane State General Education course approved and designed for transfer.

ARTH 2020Survey of Art History IICredits: 3
Survey of major monuments in Western art, with an emphasis on Europe and America from 1400 to the present. Class availability determined by Director of Art Program.
Roane State General Education course approved and designed for transfer.

ARTH 2030Survey of Contemporary ArtCredits: 3
Survey of major monuments in Western art, with an emphasis on Europe and America from 1400 to the present. (Class available as determined by Director of Art Program)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

ARTH 2500Special Topics In Art HistoryCredits: 3
An in-depth study of selected topics in the history of art, including specific artists, stylistic movements, methodology, and/or art criticism. Topics to be announced.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Art Studio(back to top)
ARTP 1000Studio Fundamentals: DrawingCredits: 2
Development of observational skills and perception of reality. Fundamental aspects of drawing - line, tone, space, form, and composition. Primarily for art, architecture, interior design, and art education majors. Additional work may be required outside class. (2 hours lecture, 2 hours laboratory) F
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

ARTP 1010Drawing ICredits: 3
Exploration and refinement of fundamental aspects of drawing with emphasis on composition, techniques, and concepts. A minimum of two hours drawing outside class is required. (Prerequisite: ARTP 1000 or ARTP 1110 or instructor approval) (3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory) F, Sp
Course designed for transfer and part of the TN Transfer Pathways.

ARTP 1020Drawing IICredits: 3
A continuation of Drawing I. (Prerequisite: ARTP 1010 or instructor approval) (3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory) F, Sp
Course designed for transfer and part of the TN Transfer Pathways.

ARTP 1110Two Dimensional DesignCredits: 3
Surface composition and color. Primarily for art, architecture, interior design, and art education majors. Additional work may be required outside class. (3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory) F
Course designed for transfer and part of the TN Transfer Pathways.

ARTP 1120Three Dimensional DesignCredits: 3
Projects dealing with real space and three dimensional materials. Primarily for art, architecture, art education, and interior design and housing majors. Additional work may be required outside class. (3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory) Sp
Course designed for transfer and part of the TN Transfer Pathways.

ARTP 1130Painting I: IntroductionCredits: 3
An introduction to the techniques, materials, and tools of oil and acrylic painting. (Prerequisite: ARTP 1000 or ARTP 1110 or instructor approval) (3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory) F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

ARTP 1140Painting IICredits: 3
A continuation of ARTP 1130 with an emphasis on individual experimentation. (Prerequisite: ARTP 1130) (3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory) F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

ARTP 1200Drawing IIICredits: 3
A continuation of Drawing II. (Prerequisite: ARTP 1020 or instructor approval) (3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory) (Class availability determined by Director of Art Program).
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

ARTP 1310Photography ICredits: 3
Introduction to the art of black and white photography. Field and studio shooting, history of photography, basic developing, and enlarging techniques. Some outside lab work will be necessary. Some additional fees for supplies may be required. (3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory) F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

ARTP 1320Photography IICredits: 3
Individual research in specific photographic topics. Some additional fees for supplies may be required. (Prerequisite: ARTP 1310) (3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory) F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

ARTP 1330Photography IIICredits: 3
Continued individual research in specific photographic topics. Some additional fees for supplies may be required. (Prerequisite: ARTP 1320) (3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory) F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

ARTP 1340Photography IVCredits: 3
Continued individual research in specific photographic topics. Some additional fees for supplies may be required. (Prerequisite: ARTP 1330) (3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory) F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

ARTP 1350Photography VCredits: 3
Continued individual research in specific photographic topics. Some additional fees for supplies may be required. (Prerequisite: ARTP 1340) (3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory) (Class availability determined by Director of Art Program).
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

ARTP 1360Photography VICredits: 3
Continued individual research in specific photographic topics. Some additional fees for supplies may be required. (Prerequisite: ARTP 1350) (3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory). Class availability determined by Director of Art Program.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

ARTP 1410Beginning Graphic DesignCredits: 3
Survey of graphic design; tools, materials, techniques; lettering, and use of type; layout and design. Some additional work may be required outside class. (Prerequisites: ARTP 1110 & ARTP 1420) (3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory) F
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

ARTP 1420Computer ArtCredits: 3
Introduction to various applications of Computer Graphics and an overview of examples produced with the newest technology. Hands-on experience in working with microcomputer graphics software to solve a variety of design problems with simple computer graphics. Emphasis on applying the principles of art design to the media to create clear and creative graphic. A minimum of 3 hours lab work per week will be necessary to complete course work. F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

ARTP 1430Computer Art IICredits: 3
Advanced exploration of computer applications and graphic design for pagination, presentation, illustration, three dimensional modeling, or animation. (Prerequisite: ARTP 1420) (2 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory per week required AND 4-6 hours per week (minimum) computer lab time) F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

ARTP 1440Computer Art IIICredits: 3
Continuation of ARTP 1430 (Prerequisite: ARTP 1430) (2 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory per week required AND 4-6 hours per week (minimum) computer lab time) F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

ARTP 1450Computer Art IVCredits: 3
Continuation of ARTP 1440. (Prerequisite: ARTP 1440) (2 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory per week required AND 4-6 hours per week (minimum) computer lab time) F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

ARTP 1510Ceramics I: HandbuildingCredits: 3
All ceramic handbuilding techniques including forming methods, glazing, clay preparation, firing, small and large scale pieces. Ceramic history through slide lectures. Some work outside class may be required. (3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory) (Class available as determined by Director of Art Program)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

ARTP 1520Ceramics II: ThrowingCredits: 3
Thrown ceramic forms including functional utilitarian pottery techniques, glazing and firing methods. Some work outside class may be required. (Prerequisite: ARTP 1510) (3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory) (Class available as determined by Director of Art Program)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

ARTP 1610Printmaking ICredits: 3
An introduction to basic printmaking processes such as relief and intaglio, including operation of a press, inking techniques, and registration . (3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory) (Class available as determined by Director of Art Program)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

ARTP 1620Printmaking IICredits: 3
Continuation of ARTP 1610. (Prerequisite: ARTP 1610) (3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory)(Class available as determined by Director of Art Program)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

ARTP 1650Video ICredits: 3
Exploration of video as an art form. Introduction to contemporary video practice including experimental video, video installation, documentary, and narrative forms. (3 hours lecture, 3 hours lab) (Class available as determined by Director of Art Program).
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

ARTP 1660Video IICredits: 3
Continuation of ARTP 1650, Video I. (Prerequisite: ARTP 1650) (3 hours lecture, 3 hours lab) (Class available as determined by Director of Art Program)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

ARTP 1670Video IIICredits: 3
Continuation of ARTP 1660 Video II. (Prerequisite: ARTP 1660) (3 hours lecture, 3 hours lab) (Class available as determined by Director of Art Program)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

ARTP 1810Visions Seminar ICredits: 2
Emphasis on research, creative processes, scriptwriting and problem solving in the conceptualization of original projects or the visualization of assigned problems. Group critiques will assist students in the formation and polishing of content for work to be produced with the computer or traditional media. F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

ARTP 1820Visions Seminar IICredits: 2
Continuation of ARTP 1810. (Prerequisite: ARTP 1810) F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

ARTP 1830Visions Seminar IIICredits: 2
Continuation of ARTP 1820. (Prerequisite: ARTP 1820) F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

ARTP 1840Visions Seminar IVCredits: 2
Continuation of ARTP 1830. (Prerequisite: ARTP 1830) F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

ARTP 2050Web Design ICredits: 3
Design and development of websites. (Prerequisite: ARTP 1420 or instructor approval) (3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory) (Class available as determined by Director of Art Program)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

ARTP 2060Web Design IICredits: 3
Continuation of ARTH 2050. (Prerequisite: ARTP 2050) (3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory) (Class available as determined by Director of Art Program).
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

ARTP 2070Animation ICredits: 3
This course is an introduction to basic skills and concepts of 3D animation, modeling, lighting, camera movement, and rendering. Students will learn how to create storyboards and explore the animation development process. F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

ARTP 2080Animation IICredits: 3
This course continues with intermediate 3D animation and modeling including topics such as hierarchical animation, animation graphs and more advanced script development. (Prerequisite: ARTP 2070) F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

ARTP 2090Animation IIICredits: 3
Advanced topics in 3D modeling/animation, composition and the development of independent creative work. (Prerequisite: ARTP 2080) F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

ARTP 2110Watercolor I: IntroductionCredits: 3
Techniques, materials, and tools of transparent watercolor. A minimum of two hours painting outside class will be required. (Prerequisites: ARTP 1000 or ARTP 1110 or instructor approval) (3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory) F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

ARTP 2120Watercolor IICredits: 3
Further study of the techniques of transparent watercolor, with attention to individual exploration of surface, space, and concept. A minimum of two hours painting outside class will be required. (Prerequisite: ARTP 2110) (3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory) F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Astronomy(back to top)
ASTR 1010Introduction to Astronomy ICredits: 4
An introductory survey, with accompanying laboratory, treating the composition, structure, and dynamics of the universe and introducing the basic vocabulary of astronomy and the principles of the scientific method. Components of the solar system are discussed, and hypothesis and theories of the origin and evolution of the solar system are considered in the light of current knowledge and scientific reasoning. (3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory) F
Roane State General Education course approved and designed for transfer.

ASTR 1020Introduction to Astronomy IICredits: 4
A continuation of ASTR 1010 in which the sequence of stellar birth, evolution, and death is studied. Characteristics of galaxies and of the beginning of the universe are considered in view of modern astrophysics and particle physics. Principles of interpreting astronomical observations are reinforced through laboratory experience. (Prerequisite: ASTR 1010) (3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory) Sp
Roane State General Education course approved and designed for transfer.

BIOL 1110General Biology ICredits: 4
Introduction to the study of Biology, Biological Chemistry, Cell Structure and Function, Cell Reproduction, Genetics and Inheritance. Each student is assessed a lab fee for this course. (3 hours lecture, 2 hours laboratory) F, Sp, Su
Roane State General Education course approved and designed for transfer.

BIOL 1120General Biology IICredits: 4
Evolution, Biological Diversity, Ecology. (Prerequisite: BIOL 1110) Each student is assessed a lab fee for this course. (3 hours lecture, 2 hours laboratory) F, Sp, Su
Roane State General Education course approved and designed for transfer.

BIOL 2010Human Anatomy and Physiology ICredits: 4
A study of basic biological chemistry, cellular structure and function (including cellular respiration, protein synthesis and cell division), histology, and integumentary, skeletal and nervous system. The laboratory will provide experiments to illustrate principles covered in lecture. (Prerequisite: All learning support classes must be completed prior to enrollment in this course) Each student is assessed a lab fee for this course. (3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory) F, Sp, Su
Roane State General Education course approved and designed for transfer. (TTP course)

BIOL 2015Environmental ScienceCredits: 3
A study of chemical, physical and biological processes in nature and how human dependence on these systems is compromised by our activities. Lecture and laboratory activities provide instruction in such topics as resource management, nutrient cycles, biomes, ecosystems, air and water quality, climate, human population growth, soil conservation, and waste management. (This course satisfies the three hour natural science requirement for AAS career education programs such as Paralegal, Criminal Justice, Business Management, and Contemporary Management. Students planning to transfer into a baccalaureate program should consult their advisor when choosing natural science electives). F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

BIOL 2020Human Anatomy and Physiology IICredits: 4
A study of the anatomy and physiology of the muscular, circulatory and immune systems, respiratory, digestive, excretory, endocrine and reproductive systems. The laboratory will provide anatomical investigation of and physiological experimentation with these systems. (Prerequisite: BIOL 2010) Each student is assessed a lab fee for this course. (3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory) F, Sp, Su
Roane State General Education course approved and designed for transfer. (TTP course)

BIOL 2110Field BiologyCredits: 3
An elective field-oriented course covering fauna and flora identification, basic ecological principles, and outdoor skills. The course will generally be offered as a combination of classroom instruction followed by an extended field experience. A special fee will be assessed to cover equipment, food, and transportation costs. Su
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

BIOL 2120Cell BiologyCredits: 4
A study of cellular structure and function including cell membranes, organelles, extracellular matrix, enzymes, cell cycle, DNA replication, transcription, translation, and control of gene expression. Special topics include molecular biology, cancer biology, immunology, and cellular communication. (Prerequisites: BIOL 1110, 1120 or the equivalent of 2 years of high school biology and CHEM 1110 and 1120) Each student will be assessed a lab fee for this course. (3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory) F
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

BIOL 2230MicrobiologyCredits: 4
An introductory course in microbiology dealing with bacteria, fungi, yeast, viruses, arthropod vectors and helminths to include discussions of cell structure, identification, taxonomy, metabolism, genetics, resistance, infection, disease, and immunity. Laboratory work includes aseptic techniques, biochemical tests and identification of unknowns to complement lecture material. (Prerequisite: BIOL 1110 or 2010 or equivalent college level biology). Each student will be assessed a lab fee for this course. (3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory) F, Sp, Su
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

BIOL 2510Independent Scientific InvestigationCredits: 2 TO 6
Independent laboratory /library research in biology by qualified students under the supervision of a faculty member. Especially designed to develop interest in and to apply techniques of scientific research. Up to six (6) credit hours may be earned. (Prerequisite: consent of the faculty member)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

BIOL 2520Independent Scientific Investigation IICredits: 2 TO 6
Independent laboratory /library research in biology by qualified students under the supervision of a faculty member. Especially designed to develop interest in and to apply techniques of scientific research. Up to six (6) credit hours may be earned. (Prerequisite: consent of the faculty member)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

BIOL 2530General EcologyCredits: 4
Relations between organisms and their environments, including human environmental problems. (Prerequisites: BIOL 1110 or the equivalent of 2 years of high school biology and satisfactory ACT scores). Each student is assessed a lab fee for this course. (3 hours lecture, 2 hours laboratory/fieldwork) Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

BIOL 2600Biology Seminar (Active, effective Fall 2014)Credits: 1 TO 4


Business (RODP)(back to top)
BUS 100Career PlanningCredits: 1
This web-enhanced course emphasizes career assessment, employment searches, networking, resume building, and interviewing techniques. The course will give major exposure to the tools and information available and necessary for acquiring employment. F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Effective 2014 Fall Semester, BUS 100 will be inactivated.



BUS 1010Introduction to Business and Organizational ManagementCredits: 3
Orientation course designed to introduce the basic functions of business as a framework for further detailed study into business management and the functional areas of accounting, software applications, marketing, leadership, organizational design, etc. Included are vocational/career opportunities, business terminology, and the functions/theories that are utilized in the process of business management. F,S
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Effective 2014 Fall Semester, BUS 1010 will be inactivated.



BUS 102Document Creation and DesignCredits: 3
In this comprehensive course, students will learn how to create and format professional-looking documents including letters, memos, reports, research papers, mailing labels, flyers, and newsletters. In addition, students will learn how to work with tables, mail merge, templates, and desktop publishing, as well as how to collaborate with others, and create web pages. Students will apply critical thinking and problem-solving skills to gain a comprehensive understanding of word processing applications in which they may apply to real-life tasks.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Effective 2014 Fall Semester, BUS 102 will be inactivated.



BUS 1025Introduction to Computer PresentationsCredits: 1
Introduction to creating digital presentations that include sound, video, charts, graphics and other enhancements. F, Sp.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Effective 2014 Fall Semester, BUS 1025 will be inactivated.



BUS 1030Bus Spreadsheet FundamentalsCredits: 1
Introduction to spreadsheet and charts creation and design; including table formatting, formulas, and functions. F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Effective 2014 Fall Semester, BUS 1030 will be inactivated.



BUS 1035Introduction to DatabaseCredits: 1
Introduction to database management in a business environment including: terminology, creation, querying, report generation, and defining table relationships.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Effective 2014 Fall Semester, BUS 1035 will be inactivated.



BUS 104Computer PresentationsCredits: 3
Students learn the art of designing, creating, and delivering sophisticated and professional computer presentations using PowerPoint. Presentations will include sound, video, charts, graphics, hyperlinks, and other enhancements that will illustrate their topics. S
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Effective 2014 Fall Semester, BUS 104 will be inactivated.



BUS 105Database Creation and DesignCredits: 3
Focus is on database management in a business environment, including: terminology, object creation, data manipulation and integration with other business applications. F
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Effective 2014 Fall Semester, BUS 105 will be inactivated.



BUS 106Business Tools and ApplicationsCredits: 3
Business Tools and Applications is an introductory survey and hands-on course designed for business majors that includes computer application tools used in businesses today. These include: Windows, Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote, Internet Explorer, Google Earth, Bing, PollEverywhere, Skype, and many other applications. Students will apply computer technology to a course-long business case. They will learn how to research the industry, create and format text, charts, and graphics for a business plan, a company logo, brochures, a company database, and computer presentations. They will also learn how to communicate using web and cell phone technology. Throughout the course, students will learn and apply soft skills such as problem solving, team works, and leadership.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Effective 2014 Fall Semester, BUS 106 will be inactivated.



BUS 107Introduction to Government ContractsCredits: 3
Introduction to Government Contracts is designed to establish a foundational understanding of the federal procurement system and the use of contracts in the acquisition of goods and services required by agencies of the US Government. Students will become familiar with contract types, language and terminology applicable to relevant agencies, and acquire a basic understanding of the Federal Acquisition Regulation.


Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Effective 2014 Fall Semester, BUS 107 will be inactivated.



BUS 108Mission Directed ContractingCredits: 3
Mission Directed Contracting builds upon Introduction to Government Contracts and is designed to establish the basic principles, processes, and techniques of managing procurements that achieve mission objectives. The course will survey the contracting professionals roles and responsibilities in the acquisition process from source selection through negotiation, contract management, and contract close-out. Mission Directed Contracting will focus on leadership, problem solving, analytical, management, and negotiation skills. FAR regulations applicable to source selection, contract management, and contract close-out will be addressed.


Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Effective 2014 Fall Semester, BUS 108 will be inactivated.



BUS 109Mission Performance AssessmentCredits: 3
Mission-Performance Assessment builds upon Introduction to Government Contracts and Mission Directed Contracting and is designed to further establish the basic principles and methods of achieving programmatic objectives through the government contracting process. The course will focus on the techniques, processes, and strategies of contract management professionals in ensuring compliant and satisfactory contractor performance, preventing and resolving contract disputes, effecting contract changes, and providing leadership throughout the contracting process. FAR regulations applicable to contractor performance evaluation, contract disputes, changes, subcontracts, terminations, socio-economic programs, and payments will be addressed.


Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Effective 2014 Fall Semester, BUS 109 will be inactivated.



BUS 111Business MathematicsCredits: 3
A course dealing with mathematics as applied to business operations. Included are mathematics of trading, operating, finance, ownership and investment, and summary and analysis. F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Effective 2014 Fall Semester, BUS 111 will be inactivated.



BUS 112Personal FinanceCredits: 3
A course designed to aid the student in practical money management. Topics included are charting financial objectives; budgeting; consumer borrowing, renting, and buying; investing; employee benefits and taxation. F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Effective 2014 Fall Semester, BUS 112 will be inactivated.



BUS 202Introduction to Project ManagementCredits: 3
Students will use PMI principles and hands on Project Management applications to learn all the essential topics of completing a major project including: planning a project, creating project schedules, communicating project information, using the critical path, assigning resources, tracking progress, and sharing information across applications and the Web. Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Effective 2014 Fall Semester, BUS 202 will be inactivated.



BUS 203Business WritingCredits: 3
This course focuses on the principles of written and oral communication skills in a business environment. Business letters, memos, e-mail, reports, and presentations, along with other projects, will be covered. Emphasis will be on organization, composition, and evaluation of communications for specific purposes, as well as style, mechanics, and grammar. (Pre- or corequisite: ENGL 1010). F, S


Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Effective 2014 Fall Semester, BUS 203 will be inactivated.



BUS 215Business EthicsCredits: 3
A course concerned with the relationship between business goals and practices and the good of society. Of specific concern will be matters such as fair pay, safe working conditions, well-made products at fair prices and environmental issues. (prerequisite ENGL 1010) Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Effective 2014 Fall Semester, BUS 215 will be inactivated.



BUS 216Service Learning and World CulturesCredits: 3
This course will allow students to conceptually compare classroom learning with a real-world global experience in business. Students will work as a team to research, examine and study the global business environment of a selected international economy and cultural society. Roane State Community College will partner with an international student exchange organization so that students may travel to a selected international destination as a capstone of this class.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Effective 2014 Fall Semester, BUS 216 will be inactivated.



BUS 236Negotiations/Conflict ResolutionCredits: 3
This course is designed to provide the student with the necessary knowledge and skill to resolve various types of conflict we all encounter. Additionally, the course will focus on both learning and applying negotiation skills in a variety of business situations to reach successful solutions. Students may not receive credit for both BUS 236 and MGT 225. F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Effective 2014 Fall Semester, BUS 236 will be inactivated.



BUS 251Legal Environment for BusinessCredits: 3
Emphasis is placed on classification of laws, historical background of our systems of law, duties, buying services, insurance, consumer protection, negotiable instruments, and business organization. F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Effective 2014 Fall Semester, BUS 251 will be inactivated.



BUS 261Organizational BehaviorCredits: 3
This course applies psychological principles to business and other organizations concerned with effective management. Topics covered include leadership and supervision; communications and human relation skills; scientific and humanistic management and motivation skills, group dynamics and coping with change. F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Effective 2014 Fall Semester, BUS 261 will be inactivated.



BUS 271SalesCredits: 3
A course emphasizing the relationship of product and market, industrial and consumer sales, methods of market analysis, sales and sales methods. F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Effective 2014 Fall Semester, BUS 271 will be inactivated.



BUS 273Principles of MarketingCredits: 3
A general but critical survey of the field of marketing, covering international industries and commerce, distribution of resources, factors of distribution and transportation, and the marketing functions. F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Effective 2014 Fall Semester, BUS 273 will be inactivated.



BUS 278EntrepreneurshipCredits: 3
An introductory course designed to provide an overview of the business environment and requirements for successfully operating a small business. Topics covered include forms of business, credit management, utilizing professionals, information management, etc. Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Effective 2014 Fall Semester, BUS 278 will be inactivated.



BUS 281Management and SupervisionCredits: 3
This course is designed to introduce the basic aspects of supervisory development, to include the functions of management, communication skills, interpersonal relations, motivation, morale, discipline, leadership training and evaluation, decision-making and self-development. F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Effective 2014 Fall Semester, BUS 281 will be inactivated.



BUS 284Management SeminarCredits: 3
Consideration of current problems, issues, and developments in the area of management. Students are guided through individual projects and outside research related to their area of concentration and employment training. Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Effective 2014 Fall Semester, BUS 284 will be inactivated.



BUSN 1110Career Planning (Active, effective Fall 2014)Credits: 1
This web-enhanced course emphasizes career assessment, employment searches, networking, resume building, and interviewing techniques. The course will give major exposure to the tools and information available and necessary for acquiring employment. F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.
Formerly BUS 100

BUSN 1125Intro to Comp Presentations (Active, effective Fall 2014)Credits: 1
Introduction to creating digital presentations that include sound, video, charts, graphics and other enhancements. F, Sp.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.
Formerly BUS 1025

BUSN 1126Bus Spreadsheet Fundamentals (Active, effective Fall 2014)Credits: 1
Introduction to spreadsheet and charts creation and design; including table formatting, formulas, and functions. F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.
Formerly BUS 1030

BUSN 1127Introduction to Database (Active, effective Fall 2014)Credits: 1
Introduction to database management in a business environment including: terminology, creation, querying, report generation, and defining table relationships.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.
Formerly BUS 1035

BUSN 1300Personal Finance (Active, effective Fall 2014)Credits: 3
A course designed to aid the student in practical money management. Topics included are charting financial objectives; budgeting; consumer borrowing, renting, and buying; investing; employee benefits and taxation. (Prerequisite: Completion of Reading Learning Support, if required) F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.
Formerly BUS 112

BUSN 1305Introduction to Business (Active, effective Fall 2014)Credits: 3
Orientation course designed to introduce the basic functions of business as a framework for further detailed study into business management and the functional areas of accounting, software applications, marketing, leadership, organizational design, etc. Included are vocational/career opportunities, business terminology, and the functions/theories that are utilized in the process of business management. F,S
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.
Formerly BUS 1010

BUSN 1310Business Communications (Active, effective Fall 2014)Credits: 3
This course focuses on the principles of written and oral communication skills in a business environment. Business letters, memos, e-mail, reports, and presentations, along with other projects, will be covered. Emphasis will be on organization, composition, and evaluation of communications for specific purposes, as well as style, mechanics, and grammar. (Pre- or corequisite: ENGL 1010). F, S


Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.
Formerly BUS 203

BUSN 1320Business Calculations (Active, effective Fall 2014)Credits: 3
A course dealing with mathematics as applied to business operations. Included are mathematics of trading, operating, finance, ownership and investment, and summary and analysis. (Prerequisite: Completion of Reading Learning Support, if required) F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.
Formerly BUS 111

BUSN 1326Service Learn and Wrld Culture (Active, effective Fall 2014)Credits: 3
This course will allow students to conceptually compare classroom learning with a real-world global experience in business. Students will work as a team to research, examine and study the global business environment of a selected international economy and cultural society. Roane State Community College will partner with an international student exchange organization so that students may travel to a selected international destination as a capstone of this class.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.
Formerly BUS 216

BUSN 1330Entrepreneurship (Active, effective Fall 2014)Credits: 3
An introductory course designed to provide an overview of the business environment and requirements for successfully operating a small business. Topics covered include forms of business, credit management, utilizing professionals, information management, etc. (Prerequisite: Completion of Reading Learning Support, if required) Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.
Formerly BUS 278

BUSN 1350Sales and Service (Active, effective Fall 2014)Credits: 3
A course emphasizing the relationship of product and market, industrial and consumer sales, methods of market analysis, sales and sales methods. (Prerequisite: Completion of Reading Learning Support, if required) F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.
Formerly BUS 271

BUSN 1360Software Appl for Business (Active, effective Fall 2014)Credits: 3
Business Tools and Applications is an introductory survey and hands-on course designed for business majors that includes computer application tools used in businesses today. These include: Windows, Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote, Internet Explorer, Google Earth, Bing, PollEverywhere, Skype, and many other applications. Students will apply computer technology to a course-long business case. They will learn how to research the industry, create and format text, charts, and graphics for a business plan, a company logo, brochures, a company database, and computer presentations. They will also learn how to communicate using web and cell phone technology. Throughout the course, students will learn and apply soft skills such as problem solving, team works, and leadership.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.
Formerly BUS 106

BUSN 1362Document Creation and Design (Active, effective Fall 2014)Credits: 3
In this comprehensive course, students will learn how to create and format professional-looking documents including letters, memos, reports, research papers, mailing labels, flyers, and newsletters. In addition, students will learn how to work with tables, mail merge, templates, and desktop publishing, as well as how to collaborate with others, and create web pages. Students will apply critical thinking and problem-solving skills to gain a comprehensive understanding of word processing applications in which they may apply to real-life tasks.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.
Formerly BUS 102

BUSN 1380Supervisory Management (Active, effective Fall 2014)Credits: 3
This course is designed to introduce the basic aspects of supervisory development, to include the functions of management, communication skills, interpersonal relations, motivation, morale, discipline, leadership training and evaluation, decision-making and self-development. (Prerequisite: Completion of Reading Learning Support, if required) F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.
Formerly BUS 281

BUSN 1390Intro to Govt Contracts (Active, effective Fall 2014)Credits: 3
Introduction to Government Contracts is designed to establish a foundational understanding of the federal procurement system and the use of contracts in the acquisition of goods and services required by agencies of the US Government. Students will become familiar with contract types, language and terminology applicable to relevant agencies, and acquire a basic understanding of the Federal Acquisition Regulation. (Prerequisite: Completion of Reading and English Learning Support, if required)


Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.
Formerly BUS 107

BUSN 1391Mission Directed Contracting (Active, effective Fall 2014)Credits: 3
Mission Directed Contracting builds upon Introduction to Government Contracts and is designed to establish the basic principles, processes, and techniques of managing procurements that achieve mission objectives. The course will survey the contracting professionals roles and responsibilities in the acquisition process from source selection through negotiation, contract management, and contract close-out. Mission Directed Contracting will focus on leadership, problem solving, analytical, management, and negotiation skills. FAR regulations applicable to source selection, contract management, and contract close-out will be addressed. (Prerequisites: Completion of Reading and English Learning Support, if required)


Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.
Formerly BUS 108

BUSN 1392Mission Performance Assessment (Active, effective Fall 2014)Credits: 3
Mission-Performance Assessment builds upon Introduction to Government Contracts and Mission Directed Contracting and is designed to further establish the basic principles and methods of achieving programmatic objectives through the government contracting process. The course will focus on the techniques, processes, and strategies of contract management professionals in ensuring compliant and satisfactory contractor performance, preventing and resolving contract disputes, effecting contract changes, and providing leadership throughout the contracting process. FAR regulations applicable to contractor performance evaluation, contract disputes, changes, subcontracts, terminations, socio-economic programs, and payments will be addressed. (Prerequisite: Completion of Reading and English Learning Support, if required)


Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.
Formerly BUS 109

BUSN 2300Business Ethics (Active, effective Fall 2014)Credits: 3
A course concerned with the relationship between business goals and practices and the good of society. Of specific concern will be matters such as fair pay, safe working conditions, well-made products at fair prices and environmental issues. (prerequisite ENGL 1010) Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.
Formerly BUS 215

BUSN 2340Human Resource Management (Active, effective Fall 2014)Credits: 3
This course is a study of principles of human resource management, which may include equal employment law and the recruitment, selection, and development of the human resources.

BUSN 2350Organizational Behavior (Active, effective Fall 2014)Credits: 3
This course applies psychological principles to business and other organizations concerned with effective management. Topics covered include leadership and supervision; communications and human relation skills; scientific and humanistic management and motivation skills, group dynamics and coping with change. (Prerequisite: Completion of Reading Learning Support, if required) F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.
Formerly BUS 261

BUSN 2362Neg and Conflict Resolution (Active, effective Fall 2014)Credits: 3
This course is designed to provide the student with the necessary knowledge and skill to resolve various types of conflict we all encounter. Additionally, the course will focus on both learning and applying negotiation skills in a variety of business situations to reach successful solutions. Students may not receive credit for both BUS 2362 and MGT 225. F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

BUSN 2365Database Creation and Design (Active, effective Fall 2014)Credits: 3
Focus is on database management in a business environment, including: terminology, object creation, data manipulation and integration with other business applications. F
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.
Formerly BUS 105

BUSN 2370Legal Environment for Business (Active, effective Fall 2014)Credits: 3
Emphasis is placed on classification of laws, historical background of our systems of law, duties, buying services, insurance, consumer protection, negotiable instruments, and business organization. (Prerequisite: Completion of Reading Learning Support, if required) F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.
Formerly BUS 251

BUSN 2380Principles of Marketing (Active, effective Fall 2014)Credits: 3
A general but critical survey of the field of marketing, covering international industries and commerce, distribution of resources, factors of distribution and transportation, and the marketing functions. (Prerequisite: Completion of Reading Learning Support, if required) F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.
Formerly BUS 273

BUSN 2385Project Design & Management (Active, effective Fall 2014)Credits: 3
Students will use PMI principles and hands on Project Management applications to learn all the essential topics of completing a major project including: planning a project, creating project schedules, communicating project information, using the critical path, assigning resources, tracking progress, and sharing information across applications and the Web. Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.
Formerly BUS 202

BUSN 2390Business Presentations (Active, effective Fall 2014)Credits: 3
Students learn the art of designing, creating, and delivering sophisticated and professional computer presentations using PowerPoint. Presentations will include sound, video, charts, graphics, hyperlinks, and other enhancements that will illustrate their topics. S
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.
Formerly BUS 104

BUSN 2399Management Seminar (Active, effective Fall 2014)Credits: 3
Consideration of current problems, issues, and developments in the area of management. Students are guided through individual projects and outside research related to their area of concentration and employment training. (Prerequisite: Completion of Reading Learning Support, if required) Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.
Formerly BUS 284

Chemistry(back to top)
CHEM 1000Fundamentals of ChemistryCredits: 4
This course is designed for students desiring to enter a science, engineering or pre-med (veterinarian, pharmacy, etc.) program but who have had no high school chemistry or are not recent high school graduates. The emphasis will be on the fundamental concepts of chemistry, nomenclature, equation writing, simple stoichiometric calculations, bonding, gas laws and property of solutions. NOTE: This course cannot be used to fulfill a natural/physical science requirement where a sequence is indicated.

(Prerequisite: 2 years of high school algebra with appropriate score of 19 or above on the ACT MATH portion OR MATH 1000, Algebra Essentials)

Each student is assessed a lab fee for this course.

(3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory) F, Su


Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

CHEM 1010Introduction to Chemistry ICredits: 4
Introductory chemistry dealing with the basic principles such as atomic structure, periodic law, states of matter, chemical bonding, types of compounds, gas laws, solutions, acids and bases, equilibria.

(Prerequisite: 2 years of high school algebra with appropriate score of 19 or above on the ACT MATH portion OR completion of all Math Learning Support requirements AND MATH 1000 - Algebra Essentials. If you did not have a chemistry course in high school it is STRONGLY advised that you take the CHEM 1000 course first)

Each student is assessed a lab fee for this course.

(3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory) F, Sp


Roane State General Education course approved and designed for transfer.

CHEM 1020Introduction to Chemistry IICredits: 4
Aliphatic, aromatic, and heterocyclic organic chemistry with emphasis on structure, nomenclature, and functional groups. Introductory biochemistry concerning lipids, carbohydrates, proteins, and nucleic acids.

(Prerequisite: CHEM 1010) Each student is assessed a lab fee for this course.

(3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory) Sp


Roane State General Education course approved and designed for transfer.

CHEM 1110General Chemistry ICredits: 4
A study of fundamental principles of chemistry, such as mathematical calculations of chemical relationships, atomic structure, periodic relationships, molecular structure, bonding, and the chemistry of oxygen, hydrogen, and water, Kinetic Molecular Theory, physical states of matter, solution chemistry, electrolytes and collegative properties.

(Prerequisite: 2 years of high school algebra with appropriate score of 19 or above on the ACT MATH portion OR MATH 1000 - Algebra Essentials. If you did not have a chemistry course in high school it is STRONGLY advised that you take the CHEM 1000 course first.)

Each student is assessed a lab fee for this course.

(3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory) F, Sp


Roane State General Education course approved and designed for transfer. (TTP course)

CHEM 1120General Chemistry IICredits: 4
The introduction to the studies of oxidation-reduction, chemical thermodynamics and thermochemistry, molecular and ionic equilibrium, chemical kinetics and electrochemistry.

(Prerequisite: CHEM 1110)

Each student is assessed a lab fee for this course.

(3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory) Sp, Su


Roane State General Education course approved and designed for transfer. (TTP course)

CHEM 2010Organic Chemistry ICredits: 4
A study of the properties, preparations, reactions, and spectroscopy of aliphatic and aromatic compounds, including reaction mechanisms and the relationship between structure and reactivity.

(Prerequisite: CHEM 1120) Each student is assessed a lab fee for this course.

(3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory) F


Course designed for transfer and part of the TN Transfer Pathways.

CHEM 2020Organic Chemistry IICredits: 4
A continuation of CHEM 2010, covering carbanion condensations, heterocyclics, fats, carbohydrates, amino acids, and proteins.

(Prerequisite: CHEM 2010) Each student is assessed a lab fee for this course.

(3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory) Sp


Course designed for transfer and part of the TN Transfer Pathways.

Computer Science Programming(back to top)
CISP 1010Computer Science ICredits: 4
This course will focus on the following: Problem solving and algorithm development, Organization and characteristics of modern digital computers with emphasis on developing good programming habits; Building abstractions with procedures and data, and programming in a modern computing language. This course is intended for students enrolled in the AS program with concentration in Computer Science, Mathematics or Engineering.

(Prerequisite: MATH 1730 OR ACT of 24 on Math component) Sp
Course designed for transfer and part of the TN Transfer Pathways.

CISP 1020Computer Science IICredits: 4
Continuation of CISP 1010, Computer Science I. This course will focus on data structures and algorithm analysis. Topics include the estimation of time required for a program, basic data structures, hash tables, binary trees, and sorting algorithms. This course is intended for students enrolled in the AS program with a concentration in Computer Science, Mathematics, or Engineering. (Prerequisite: CISP 1010) F
Course designed for transfer and part of the TN Transfer Pathways.

CISP 1080Web FundamentalsCredits: 3
This course introduces vital concepts of the Internet and the Web. Students will create web documents for personal use or for business-related purposes using the Hypertext Markup Language (HTML). This course will provide a solid foundation for many other web technologies. (Prerequisite: INFS 1010) F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

CISP 1090Introduction to ProgrammingCredits: 3
Students will learn the basic principles of object-oriented programming (OOP) and how to design and develop programs using Java. Topics include OOP concepts such as: classes, objects, methods, inheritance, encapsulation, and polymorphism; program design using the Unified Modeling Language (UML). Students will also learn Java language elements and syntax for class definitions, variables, methods, data types, operators, control structures, and strings. Learning will be enhanced through in-class exercises and programming assignments. No previous programming experience is required. (Prerequisites: learning strategies requirements in reading and math, INFS 1010) (2 hours lecture, 2 hours laboratory) F
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

CISP 1100Introduction to Computer GraphicsCredits: 3
The course is designed to teach students computer graphics with an easy-to-use programming language, Processing. Students will learn not only concepts of computer graphics such as graphics primitive, transformation, shading, animation, and user interaction, but also programming concepts such as variable, function, array, object, class, and control structure. Students will learn programming in a visual environment, which makes programming a fun experience. Students don't have to have programming experience in order to take the course. However, students who take the course need to be computer literate. (Prerequisite INFS 1010)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway

CISP 1160Introduction to OracleCredits: 3
This course teaches students how to use Oracle database management system to plan, organize, manage and retrieve data. Students will learn the Structural Query Language, Oracles' SQL *Plus, and other valuable tools. (Prerequisite: INFS 1010) Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

CISP 1170Introduction to Visual BasicCredits: 3
Examines the object-based, event driven approach to creating useful applications. Students first learn the user interface design considerations, language constructs, looping structures, error handling, file handling and simple database access. Students then apply their newly acquired skills to create applications to solve problems. (Prerequisite: INFS 1010 or proof of competency) Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

CISP 1350SpreadsheetsCredits: 3
This course is designed to introduce students to the fundamental operations that can be performed with a spreadsheet. Topics include: spreadsheet design and formatting; mathematical formulas and functions included in Microsoft Excel 2010 (sum, average, max, min, count, if and etc); sorting and filtering data, identifying and using graph types; applying conditional formatting, collaborating and securing data, and manipulating data to and from multiple spreadsheets. Students will use the spreadsheet software, Microsoft Excel 2010. (Prerequisite: INFS 1010) F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

CISP 1370PC Repairs and MaintenanceCredits: 3
Students learn how to install, maintain, repair, troubleshoot and connect computer systems found in typical home and business environments. This course will also assist students who wish to take the CompTIA A+ Hardware Certification examination. (Prerequisite or Corequisite: INFS 1010) F
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

CISP 1420Networking EssentialsCredits: 3
Introduces the fundamental networking concepts and technologies. Students will develop skills necessary to plan and implement networks in a typical business environment. This is the first networking course for students who wish to pursue networking certification through Cisco. (Prerequisite: INFS 1010) Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

CISP 1430Introduction to RoutersCredits: 3
Students will learn about routers and their functions. Students will gain valuable networking experience by building networks and configuring routers in labs. This course will also assist students who wish to pursue networking through Cisco. (Prerequisite: CISP 1420) F
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

CISP 1560Beginning InternetCredits: 3
Introduces students to services and information featured on the Internet, with an emphasis on using the Internet effectively for research. Course topics include: Internet History, web netiquette, social media, internet radio and news, downloading software, viruses and virus protection, Malware, Web search strategies, utilizing the library for research, how to site references to avoid plagiarism. All materials are presented online. It is recommended that students have computer skills prior to enrolling in this course (See INFS 1010). Students must have a computer, the Internet at home, and a printer. (Prerequisite: Adequate keyboarding skills along with INFS 1010 recommended) F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

CISP 2030Data StructuresCredits: 3
A continuation of CISP 1090 (JAVA). This course takes an object-oriented approach to the design and development of abstract data types and data structures. Topics include abstract data types, recursion, arrays, files, streams, I/O techniques, searching, sorting, and data structures. After completing this course, students will be able to design and implement complex data structures such as stacks, queues, lists, and trees. (Prerequisite: CISP 1090 or CISP 2090). (2 hours lecture, 2 hours lab) Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

CISP 2040Database ProgrammingCredits: 3
Students learn how to enhance their database forms and reports using Visual Basic for Applications and SQL coding. Students are required to create a database of their own design. Students may attend a weekly lab if they wish. (Prerequisite:INFS 1010). F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

CISP 2060Introduction to Network SecurityCredits: 3
Introduction to Network Security course provides a general overview of computer and network security for home and office users. The topics include General Security Concepts, Communication Security, Infrastructure Security, Basics of Cryptography and Operational/Organizational Security. Strong emphasis is placed on developing the skills of applying scientific method to problem solving, a keen awareness of current and future security issues, and working knowledge of safe guarding personal and cooperation electronic data in storage or in transit.(Prerequisites: Learning strategy requirements in reading and math, INFS 1010 and CISP 1370 OR CISP 1420 or instructor approval) F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

CISP 2090Java ProgrammingCredits: 3
This course will cover the fundamental concepts of Object Oriented programming using Java.
Prerequisites: INFS 1010, 1150 or permission of instructor.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

CISP 2150Operating SystemsCredits: 3
This course examines the fundamentals of supporting and troubleshooting computer operating systems. Popular and newest operating systems will be examined. This course is appropriate for students who want to pursue CompTIA's A+ Software Certification and a career as a computer service technician. (Prerequisite: CISP 1370) Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

CISP 2170Introduction to Computer TheoryCredits: 3
This course focuses on Computer Theory. Topics include Languages, Regular Expressions, Finite Automata, Kleen's Theorem, Regular Languages and non Regular Languages, Pushdown Automata, Context and non Context free languages.

This course is intended for students enrolled in the AS Transfer program with a concentration in Computer Science, Mathematics, or Engineering. (Prerequisite: MATH 1910, Corequisite: MATH 2100) Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

CISP 2180Advanced JavaCredits: 3
A continuation course in Object Oriented Programming using JAVA. The JDK tool kit is used. A reminder of the concepts of super classes, subclasses with the issues of inheritance and polymorphism developed in CISP 2090. The course focuses on recursive problem solving throughout many applications and data structures. It compares sequential data structures implementation to recursive data structures implementation. The data structures used and implemented are Stacks, Queues, Lists, and Trees. (Prerequisite: CISP 1090). F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

CISP 2210Seminar in Computer ApplicationsCredits: 1 TO 4
Covers special topics in computer applications. Check with your academic advisor for courses offered each semester. Course availability determined by Dean of Mathematics and Sciences.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

CISP 2330PHP, MySQL, ApacheCredits: 3
This course follows a step-by-step introduction to the topics concerning programming with MySQL. Topics include introduction to Web development and PHP, working with data types and operators, building functions and control structures, manipulating strings, accessing files and directories, manipulating data in arrays and strings, working with databases and MySQL, manipulating MySQL databases with PHP, managing state information, developing object-oriented PHP, and debugging and error handling.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

CISP 2340Oracle Database ProgrammingCredits: 3
Students should have a working knowledge of SQL and Oracle database systems (see prerequisite). In this course, students will learn to use PL/SQL, which is Oracle's procedural language and is an extension of SQL, to manipulate databases. (Prerequisite: CISP 1160) Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

CISP 2360Web Design MethodologyCredits: 3
A continuation of the web technologies introduced in the Web Fundamentals course. New and exciting web technologies will be introduced. Also, popular WYSIWYG editors will be examined to create attractive and functional web documents. (Prerequisite: CISP 1080). Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

CISP 2370e-Commerce DesignCredits: 3
Students learn how to conduct business online and manage technological issues associated with electronic commerce web sites. This course prepares students for the CIW e-Commerce Design Exam. (Prerequisite: CISP 1080 or CIW Foundations Certificate). Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

CISP 2380Introduction to JavaScriptCredits: 3
JavaScript is a client-side scripting language. Students learn how to use JavaScript to create dynamic web pages, to validate data, and to provide web interactivities for the users. (Prerequisite: CISP 1080). F
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

CISP 2410Assembly and Computer OrganizationCredits: 4
This course studies the implementation of a typical computer system. Topics include Boolean Algebra, data representation, logic circuits and memory structures, I/O, instruction representation, error detection and serial protocols. A laboratory part of the course will reinforce the concepts introduced. (Prerequisite: INFS 1010) F
Course designed for transfer and part of the TN Transfer Pathways.

CISP 2750Unix/Linux Operating SystemsCredits: 3
This course covers the essentials of installing, configuring, maintaining, administering, and troubleshooting the Linux Operating System. This course also encompasses a complete coverage of the Unix, including shells, utilities, X-windows and networking. (Prerequisite: INFS 1010)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Cardiovascular Technology(back to top)
CIT 101Procedures ICredits: 3
This course covers an overview of anatomy and physiology, practical applications of interventional procedures, vascular correlations, and surgical intervention for specific diseases processes. (3 lecture hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

CIT 110Procedures IICredits: 3
This course covers theory and practice of physiological monitoring, emergency care, and pharmacology. (3 lecture hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

CIT 120Procedures IIICredits: 3
An overview of patient care and legal considerations, equipment and instrumentations, image quality and control, sterile techniques and isolation procedures. (3 lecture hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

CIT 150CIT ReviewCredits: 3
This course provides the Radiologic Technologist with CIT experience, an extensive review to sit for the ARRT examination in Cardiovascular Interventional Technology. (3 lecture hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Composite Materials(back to top)
CMAT 1010Introduction to Composite MaterialsCredits: 3
An examination of the importance of composite materials in industry today. Learn applications that are suitable for the use of composite materials. Study the polymer chemistry required for the manufacture of composite material products and learn the future of composite materials applications and manufacturing methods.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

CMAT 1020Introduction to Composite Manufacturing MethodsCredits: 3
Introduction to composite manufacturing processes. Study the various methods currently being used in the manufacturing of composite materials. Recognize the benefits and challenges of each method and learn to evaluate the risk and reward inherent in each application in order to maximize the performance for each application and study the role of automation in composite manufacturing. Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

CMAT 1030Applied Production MethodologyCredits: 3
Introduction to composite manufacturing processes. Study the various methods currently being used in the manufacturing of composite materials. Recognize the benefits and challenges of each method and learn to evaluate the risk and reward inherent in each application in order to maximize the performance for each application and study the role of automation in composite manufacturing. Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

CMAT 1040Matrix Materials for CompositesCredits: 3
Survey of the matrix materials used in composites, to include thermoplastics, thermosets, metals, and carbon fiber. Student will acquire and understand core knowledge and have the ability to demonstrate competency in the following areas: thermosets and thermoplastics; solidification, melting and other thermal considerations; matrix-dominated properties; polyester resins and their uses; crosslinking mechanisms; molding compounds; physical and mechanical properties of cured epoxy composites; special composite applications (prepregs and tooling); epoxy resins; vinyl esters and matrix materials. Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

CMAT 1050Reinforcing Fibers for CompositesCredits: 3
Survey of the reinforcements and reinforcement forms used in composite materials. Students will acquire and understand core knowledge and have the ability to demonstrate competency in the following areas: manufacturing processes for glass, aramid, carbon fiber (PAN & pitch); applications of reinforcements; mechanical properties of reinforcing fibers; sizings, finishes, and coupling agents; pitch-based and PAN-based carbon fibers; tests for fiber/matrix bond strengths; silicon carbide fibers; boron fibers and natural fibers. Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

CMAT 1060Intermediate Composite ProductsCredits: 3
Survey of intermediate composite products. Students will acquire and understand core knowledge and have the ability to demonstrate competency in the following areas: filaments, strands, tows, rovings, and yarns; woven and knitted fabrics; non-woven fabrics; thermosetting and thermoplastic prepregs; braided, stitched and 3-dimensional laminates; preforms; hybrids; weaving pattern and physical properties of weaves; random chopped mat and continuous strand mat; SMC and BMC; thermoplastic molding compounds; stitched fabric, and 3-D weave fabric; sandwich structures; core materials; z-direction stiffeners; joints and post-processing operations. Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

CMAT 1070Molding and Conversion TechnologiesCredits: 3
A survey of molding and conversion technologies for composites. Students will acquire and understand core knowledge and have the ability to demonstrate competency in the following areas: vacuum and bagging assembly; curing when autoclaves are used; curing a prepreg without autoclave; prepreg molding; compression molding; resin infusion technologies and processes; filament winding processes; filament winding applications; high performance pressure vessels; roll wrapping; pultrusion and injection molding. Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

CMAT 1080Composite Component DesignCredits: 3
A survey of fiber alignment and orientation, fiber content, and matrix selection in design consideration. Students will acquire and understand core knowledge and have the ability to demonstrate competency in the following areas: structure of thermoplastics versus thermosets; property differences caused by structural differences; differences between engineering thermoplastics and advanced thermoplastics; engineering of thermoplastics containing short fibers; properties of composites that depend on nature of resin; advantages of advanced thermoplastics over advanced thermosets and ceramic matrix composites over non-reinforced ceramics and of using metal matrix composites versus metals; methodology of composite structure design; basic stress types; laminate theory; cracking in composites; fatigue in composites and residual stresses in composites. Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

CMAT 1090Quality, Repair & Recycling of CompositesCredits: 3
A survey of composites from raw materials to components and end of life. Students will acquire and understand core knowledge and have the ability to demonstrate competency in the following areas: philosophy of damage to composites; damage prevention; damage assessment; repair of composites; problem of emissions from factories; material storage; contamination in the plant; disposal, waste, and recycling; history of composite materials testing; quality control principles; component testing, mechanical testing; thermal and environmental testing; flammability testing and common failures. Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

CMAT 1100Applications for Composite MaterialsCredits: 3
Cover the applications for composite materials across a wide-range of industry groups, and will provide the student with an analysis and understanding of both traditional and future markets. Students will acquire core knowledge and have the ability to demonstrate competency in the following areas: traditional markets for composites; lessons learned from the space program; critical markets: military, law, other; breakthrough markets: airlines, unmanned vehicles; and use of composites in aircraft/aerospace industries. Use of composites in marine industries; in surface transportation industries; energy industries and recreation industries. Not a TN Transfer Pathway.

Cooperative Education(back to top)
COE 101Cooperative Education ICredits: 3
Experiential learning that takes place in real employment situations. The student must be approved by the Placement Coordinator, the academic division of the student's major or area that is being explored, and the employer for full-time or part-time paid employment in industry, business or government. A minimum of ten (10) hours of actual work experience per week throughout the semester is required to receive credit. The work experience will be jointly evaluated by the Placement Coordinator and the employer. For further information contact the Placement Coordinator at 865-882-4695.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

COE 102Cooperative Education IICredits: 3
Experiential learning that takes place in real employment situations. The student must be approved by the Placement Coordinator, the academic division of the student's major or area that is being explored, and the employer for full-time or part-time paid employment in industry, business or government. A minimum of ten (10) hours of actual work experience per week throughout the semester is required to receive credit. The work experience will be jointly evaluated by the Placement Coordinator and the employer. For further information contact the Placement Coordinator at 865-882-4695.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

COE 201Cooperative Education IIICredits: 3
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

College Learning Strategies(back to top)
COLS 1010SOS - Study, Organize, SucceedCredits: 3
This course is designed to help students become more efficient, proficient, and self-aware learners. It focuses on research-based learning strategies which can improve student performance in all courses. This course is being offered as part of Roane State's SAILS (Students Achieving Improved Learning Strategies) initiative and is part of Roane State's Smart Start curriculum. F,Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Communications(back to top)
COMM 1010Survey of Mass CommunicationsCredits: 3
An overview of systems of mass communications with an emphasis on American media, their ownership, legal and social controls, role and effects. Advertising, broadcasting, journalism and publishing, and public relations will be examined and placed in the context of theories of mass communications. Course availability determined by Dean of the Division.
Course designed for transfer and part of the TN Transfer Pathways.

COMM 1020Introduction to Media WritingCredits: 3
This course is an introduction to print and broadcast journalism with an emphasis on newsgathering methods and the writing of news for print and electronic media. F
Course designed for transfer and part of the TN Transfer Pathways.

COMM 1030Introduction to Electronic MediaCredits: 3
This course is an introduction to the history, special aspects, organization, structure, and function of electronic media. It is a basic introduction to broadcast operations. Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

COMM 1110American Media and Social InstitutionsCredits: 3
This course examines the development of various media and their impact on society. Topics include standard print media, radio, television, film, public relations, advertising, new electronic media and the World Wide Web. The course also emphasizes historical, political, social, psychological, cultural, and consumer aspects of mass media. F
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

COMM 2060Special Topics in EditingCredits: 3
This course is an introduction to various software applications utilized for editing film/images. F
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

COMM 2070Special Topics in Camera ProductionCredits: 3
This course emphasizes the operation and use of standard cameras for the television/film industry. Topics will include shooting on location, handling and operation of sound and lighting equipment, and various camera styles. Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

COMM 2100Television Studio Production ICredits: 4
This course will introduce video production techniques as well as the elements needed to produce television broadcasts. Topics will include camera operation, sound and light maintenance, editing, production, writing, and studio management. This course includes laboratory hours in addition to class time. (Prerequisite: COMM 2070 or permission of instructor). Course availability determined by Dean of the Division.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

COMM 2110Television Studio Production IICredits: 4
Television Studio Production II is a continuation of Television Studio Production I and will offer a continued study of the applications and basics covered in the first part of this series. This course includes laboratory hours in addition to class time. (Prerequisite: COMM 2100). Course availability determined by Dean of the Division.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Criminal Justice(back to top)
CRMJ 1010Introduction to Criminal JusticeCredits: 3
Philosophical and historical background; agencies and respective jurisdictions; police ethics, public relations and career orientation. Prerequisite: Completion of Reading Learning Support requirements, if applicable.
Course designed for transfer and part of the TN Transfer Pathways.

CRMJ 1020Introduction to the Legal ProcessCredits: 3
This course reviews basic laws governing the maintenance of a democratic society and how criminal and constitutional laws meet the challenge of American society. Prerequisite: Completion of any Reading and English Learning Support requirements and CRMJ 1010, 2010, and 2020.
Course designed for transfer and part of the TN Transfer Pathways.

CRMJ 1100Juvenile DelinquencyCredits: 3
A study of new attempts geared toward the rebellious youthful offenders in the areas of treatment, experimentation, innovative programs, and theories of causation. Prerequisites: Completion of any Reading Learning Support requirements.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Effective 2014 Fall Semester, the following will be changing for CRMJ 1100:

The course description is changing to: A study of new attempts geared toward the rebellious youthful offenders in the areas of treatment, experimentation, innovative programs, and theories of causation. Prerequisites: Completion of any Reading Learning Support requirements and ENGL 1010.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.



CRMJ 1110Criminal ProcedureCredits: 3
A study of legal concepts and procedures, including the laws of arrest and search warrant procedure, beginning with the issuance of legal process to ultimate court disposition. Prerequisites: Completion of any Reading Learning Support requirements.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Effective 2014 Fall Semester, the following will be changing for CRMJ 1110:

The course title is changing to: Criminal Law



CRMJ 2010Introduction to Law EnforcementCredits: 3
An overview of the American Police, including the philosophy and historical evolution behind the police force. Emphasis on policing procedures; crime prevention and control; functions of law enforcement; problems and needs facing the police; and contemporary issues. Prerequisites: Completion of any Reading and English Learning Support requirements.
Course designed for transfer and part of the TN Transfer Pathways.

CRMJ 2020Introduction to CorrectionsCredits: 3
This includes the history to criminal corrections in the United States; analysis of the crime problem; identification of the correctional client; correctional methods used in the United States; and emphasis on correctional goals in the criminal justice system. Prerequisites: Completion of any Reading Learning Support requirements.
Course designed for transfer and part of the TN Transfer Pathways.

CRMJ 2130Criminal InvestigationCredits: 3
Fundamentals of criminal investigation procedures; crime scene search and recording, collecting and preserving evidence; scientific and technical aids; case preparation. Prerequisites: Completion of any Reading Learning Support requirements.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

CRMJ 2140Understanding TerrorismCredits: 3
An in-depth historical look at terrorism, its origins, types and history. Emphasis will be on philosophical bases, organization, equipment, and operations of terrorist groups. The role of law enforcement agencies in the implementation of anti-terrorist measures is also examined. Prerequisites: Completion of any Reading Learning Support requirements.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

CRMJ 2210Criminal LawCredits: 3
Introduces students to the fundamental nature of law and provides an overview of general legal principles. Both criminal law codifications and criminal elements in felonies and misdemeanors will be analyzed. Prerequisite: Completion of any Reading Learning Support requirements.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

CRMJ 2310Special Topics in Criminal JusticeCredits: 3
A course designed to consolidate the various learning experiences in criminal justice. Emphasis is placed on special problems. Prerequisite: Completion of any Reading Learning Support requirements and ENGL 1010.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

CRMJ 2320Criminal Justice Internship ICredits: 3
Students will be assigned to a criminal justice related agency to work a minimum of 80 hours. A student must have completed CRMJ 1010 prior to enrollment in this course. As part of the course requirements students will prepare a capstone paper integrating their work and classroom experience.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway

CRMJ 2330Criminal Justice Internship IICredits: 3
Students will be assigned to a criminal justice related agency to work a minimum of 80 hours. A student must have completed CRMJ 1010 prior to enrollment in this course. As part of the course requirements students will prepare a 'capstone' paper integrating their work and classroom experience.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway

Computed Tomography(back to top)
CTR 110Computed Tomography PhysicsCredits: 3
This course is designed to prepare the Radiologic Technologist with CT experience to take the advanced level examination in Computerized Tomography administered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists. (3 lecture hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

CTR 112Clinical Education ICredits: 3
Students perform variety of Computed Tomography procedures under supervision of registered CT technologists at assigned facilities. Students must complete a minimum of 125 exams to qualify for the ARRT Computed Tomography certification exam. (Co-requisite: CT Physics) (24 hours per week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

CTR 210Computed Tomography Patient ApplicationsCredits: 3
This course covers the basic principles of patient management and imaging protocols for Computed Tomography Radiography. Topics include patient care, cross-sectional anatomy, imaging procedures, post-processing techniques, special procedures, and quality control. (3 lecture hours/week) (Prerequisite for course: ARRT certification)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

CTR 212Clinical Education IICredits: 3
Students perform variety of Computed Tomography procedures under supervision of registered CT technologists at assigned facilities. Students must complete a minimum of 125 exams in order to qualify for the ARRT Computed Tomography certification exam. (Co-requisite: CT Patient Applications) (24 hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Dental Hygiene Technology(back to top)
DHT 101Preclinical Dental HygieneCredits: 5
This course introduces the theory of the dental hygiene process of care, including assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation, and evaluation. Emphasis is on providing the student with an ethical and scientific foundation to use in applying appropriate infection control procedures, introductory client assessment procedures, and basic instrumentation skills. The use of the dental hygiene diagnosis in developing a care plan is introduced. This pre-clinical laboratory experience course presents practicum covering the fundamentals of medical emergencies, infection control procedures, ergonomic use of the dental operatory, professional conduct, assessment of the dental hygiene client, development of a dental hygiene diagnosis, instrumentation skills, equipment use and maintenance, and oral health education. (3 lecture hours, 8 laboratory hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

DHT 111Dental Science ICredits: 3
This course focuses on anatomical structures of the head and neck, including bones, muscles, glandular tissue, and vascular, nervous, and lymphatic systems. The infectious process and the spread of dental infection are discussed. This course provides the student with a detailed study of comparative tooth anatomy and the anatomical structures that support the teeth and their functions. The eruption, arrangement, function, developmental disturbances, occlusion and morphological characteristics of both the permanent and deciduous dentitions is presented. (3 lecture hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

DHT 112Dental Science IICredits: 3
This course provides the student with a detailed study of the embryological and histological formation of the oral-facial structures of the head, neck oral cavity and underlying structures. (Prerequisites: BIOL 2010 & CHEM 1010)(3 lecture hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

DHT 121Clinical Dental Hygiene ICredits: 1
This clinical course introduces the dental hygiene student to providing comprehensive dental hygiene treatment. Application of knowledge in infection control practices, development of care plans, assessment, oral health education, coronal polishing technique, delivery of fluorides, radiography, and fundamentals of instrumentation. Supportive dental technology, equipment and products related to dental hygiene treatment are introduced. (120 total hours)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

DHT 132Dental RadiographyCredits: 3
This course includes principles of radiation physics, exposing, processing, mounting, evaluating, and interpreting dental radiographs. Biological effects of radiation and protective principles, quality assurance protocols, and infection control are emphasized. Emerging imaging technology is addressed. (2 hours lecture, 2 hours laboratory/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

DHT 133General and Oral PathologyCredits: 4
This course will combine general and oral pathology found in the human system. Concepts of pathologic physiology included in this course are the inflammatory process, wound healing, and immunology. Emphasis will be placed on the oral/facial characteristics of systemic disease. Principles of pathology, clinical features, risk factors, etiology, locations, and treatment options are presented. (4 lecture hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

DHT 141Principals of Dental Hygiene ICredits: 3
This course presents concepts of supportive dental hygiene therapy including ultrasonic debridement, air/powder polishing, subgingival irrigation, treatments for tooth hypersensitivity, patient management techniques (including antibiotic therapy), care of dental appliances/prostheses, and pit and fissure sealants. The use of supportive dental hygiene treatment in providing comprehensive care is introduced. The application of evidence based clinical practice is included. (3 lecture hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

DHT 161Biochemistry and NutritionCredits: 3
This course provides principles of biochemistry and nutrition principles including nutritional standards and requirements, dietary sources of nutrients and nutrient utilization as it relates to health, disease and total care of patients. Emphasis will be on the relationship between nutrition and dental caries and periodontal disease. The student will be taught to correlate nutrition and dental health, provide nutritional counseling, and develop dietary plans for patients. (Prerequisite: CHEM 1010) (3 lecture hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

DHT 171Dental MaterialsCredits: 3
This course focuses on the study of the physical, chemical, and biologic properties and uses of dental materials. Identification and manipulation of common dental materials are incorporated in laboratory experiences. Two hours lecture, three hours laboratory weekly. (2 lecture hours, 3 laboratory hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

DHT 201Pharmacology and Pain ControlCredits: 3
This course provides an introduction to modern therapeutic drugs. Dosage forms, sources, prescriptions, and metabolism are covered first, then students study human physiological systems and the most important drugs used to affect these systems. Emergency and new drugs are included. This course addresses coverage of pain and anxiety management for conscious dental clients. The indications, contraindications, and pharmacology of local anesthesia and nitrous oxide and oxygen sedation used in dentistry will be discussed. Local anesthesia techniques and the administration of nitrous oxide and oxygen sedation will be studied. Students will be introduced to general anesthesia, parenteral sedation and anti-anxiety medications. (3 lecture hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

DHT 211Dental Hygiene Seminar: Ethics and JurisprudenceCredits: 2
This course presents professional dental hygiene topics from a historical, economic, legal/ethical, global, political, social, interdisciplinary and multicultural framework. Students will investigate current issues in the field of dental hygiene education, examine ethical and legal concerns in the practice of dental hygiene, and explore the accelerating need for access to care. Students will develop solutions which could be used to influence organizational, institutional, and governmental decisions impacting oral health care. Dental hygiene rules and regulations of the state's dental practice act are examined with reference to the regulatory agencies, current legislation and making application for licensure. Students make preparation for acquisition of employment with the construction of a resume and practicing interview skills. (2 lecture hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

DHT 212Community Dental HealthCredits: 3
This course is designed to provide concepts and principles related to the practice of community oral health. Prevention, access to care, providers of dental services, financing dental care, and quality assurance are discussed. The dental hygienist’s role in developing community oral health programs is an integral component. The significance of oral health measures for all members of society is addressed. The dental hygiene student will develop oral health education programs for diverse populations utilizing the dental hygiene process of care paradigm of assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation. Field experiences will take place in community schools, extended care facilities, outpatient treatment facilities, and acute care facilities. (2 lecture hours, 3 laboratory hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

DHT 221Clinical Dental Hygiene IICredits: 2
This clinical course focuses on the dental hygiene student building on prior experience in providing comprehensive dental hygiene treatment. Increased opportunity for treating clients with moderate to severe periodontal disease for different age groups (child, adolescent, adult and geriatric) as well as those with complex medical and pharmacological histories is introduced. Students gain experience in applying advanced strategies in assessment, care planning, oral health education, and instrumentation. Student directed judgment and relating theory to the clinical component of dental hygiene education are emphasized. (180 total clinic hours/semester)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

DHT 222Clinical Dental Hygiene IIICredits: 2
This clinical course challenges the dental hygiene student to work ethically, professionally and independently in providing comprehensive dental hygiene treatment for clients in all stages of periodontal health with increased concentration on treating clients with moderate to severe periodontal disease. Dental hygiene treatment based on current scientific theories, research, and standard of care is expected. Meeting the individual needs of clients utilizing problem-solving strategies, critical thinking skills, increased efficiency in patient and time management skills, and good communication is emphasized. Students make preparation for a clinical board examination with criterion selection of a suitable patient. (180 total clinic hours/semester)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

DHT 240Principles of Dental Hygiene IICredits: 2
This course addresses the care and clinical management of special needs clients who present with conditions/diseases of significance to dental hygiene care. Included is discussion of the pathophysiology, etiology, psychosocial, physical, and oral characteristics, potential emergencies, and the related dental hygiene process of care associated with these conditions/diseases. Preparation of a case-study document/research paper on a selected topic including accessing and implementation of evidence-based resource materials is included. (2 lecture hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

DHT 242Principles of Dental Hygiene IIICredits: 2
This course provides for the presentation of a prepared case study that includes material in the areas of assessment of patient characteristics, interpretation of radiographs, planned and managed dental hygiene care, utilization of non-surgical periodontal procedures, preventive agents, supportive treatment services and professional responsibilities. Included is a systematic approach to board preparation and dental hygiene curricula review. Information presented in this course will assist senior dental hygiene students in preparing for credentialing examinations and other procedures required for obtaining a dental hygiene license. (2 lecture hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

DHT 251PeriodontologyCredits: 3
This course focuses on periodontal diseases and their relevance for the dental hygienist. A review of the anatomy and structures of the periodontium is included. A thorough analysis and application of the clinical dental hygiene diagnosis is provided. Emphasis is placed on the etiology, systemic correlation, clinical and radiographic assessment, diagnosis and classification, treatment planning, treatment evaluation, periodontal maintenance and surgical and non-surgical treatment procedures of periodontal diseases. (3 lecture hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Early Childhood Education(back to top)
ECED 1010Introduction to Early Childhood EducationCredits: 2 TO 3
Introduction to Early Childhood Education is an introduction to the early childhood profession, including an emphasis on professionalism and developmentally appropriate practice. The course also includes an overview of history of early education; theoretical program models; different types of early childhood programs, community resources; professional organizations, and contemporary trends and issues in programs for children ages birth through eight. Field experience required.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Effective 2014 Fall Semester, ECED 1010 will be inactivated.



ECED 1310Intro to Early Childhood Edu (Active, effective Fall 2014)Credits: 2 TO 3
Introduction to Early Childhood Education is an introduction to the early childhood profession, including an emphasis on professionalism and developmentally appropriate practice. The course also includes an overview of history of early education; theoretical program models; different types of early childhood programs, community resources; professional organizations, and contemporary trends and issues in programs for children ages birth through eight. Field experience required. (Prerequisite: Completion of any Learning Support Reading requirements, if applicable)
Course designed for transfer and part of the TN Transfer Pathways
Formerly ECED 1010

ECED 2001Special Topics in Early Childhood EducationCredits: 1 TO 3
This is a course designed to promote student learning in specially selected topics in early childhood. Topics will be created to address individual student's learning needs and interests. Topics will help further student's understanding of early childhood education. Topics may include, but are not limited to, developmentally appropriate practice, early childhood theory and theorists, and professionalism and advocacy in the early childhood field.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Effective 2014 Fall Semester, ECED 2001 will be inactivated.



ECED 2010Safe, Healthy Learning EnvironmentsCredits: 3
Safe, Healthy, Learning Environments is a study of the basic principles and practices of safety, health and nutrition as they relate to the early childhood setting, home and community for children ages birth through eight. Also included is a study of principles of creating appropriate learning environments for young children. Field experience required.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Effective 2014 Fall Semester, ECED 2010 will be inactivated.



ECED 2015Early Childhood CurriculumCredits: 3
Early Childhood Curriculum is a study of developmentally appropriate practices and the teacher's role in supporting development of young children ages birth through eight. Also included is an emphasis on curriculum planning including goals, environment, roles of teachers and parents, materials and settings. Field experiences required. F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Effective 2014 Fall Semester, ECED 2015 will be inactivated.



ECED 2020Infant, Toddler, Child DevelopmentCredits: 3
Infant, Toddler, Child Development is a study of the physical, cognitive, social, and emotional aspects of young children and their application to the care, guidance and development of the child birth through eight. Field experience required. (Prerequisites: ECED 2015) Sp - alternating years
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Effective 2014 Fall Semester, ECED 2020 will be inactivated.



ECED 2040Family Dynamics and Community InvolvementCredits: 3
Family Dynamics & Community Involvement is a study of the role of the family and community in the physical, cognitive, social and emotional growth of the child in a diverse society. Topics include benefits of and strategies for developing positive, reciprocal relationships with families in an early childhood setting. Field experience is required.F, Sp


Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Effective 2014 Fall Semester, ECED 2040 will be inactivated.



ECED 2060Development of Exceptional ChildrenCredits: 3
Development of Exceptional Children explores practices that early childhood professionals can apply to develop a more inclusive and accessible environment for all children ages birth through eight. It provides students with skills to include children of all abilities through appropriate arrangement of the environment. The course includes strategies for developing strong relationships with families and other community agencies. Field experience is required. (Prerequisites: ECED 2015) F - alternating years
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Effective 2014 Fall Semester, ECED 2060 will be inactivated.



ECED 2070Developmental AssessmentCredits: 3
Developmental Assessment covers assessment for children from birth through eight. Both formal and informal instruments will be discussed with the emphasis on tools that can be effectively used by teachers of young children. Considerations in choosing, administering, and reporting results of assessments are also addressed. Field experience is required. (Prerequisite: ECED 2015) Sp-alternating years
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Effective 2014 Fall Semester, ECED 2070 will be inactivated.



ECED 2080Language and Literacy in Early ChildhoodCredits: 3
Language and Literacy in Early Childhood focuses on research-based principles and practices for providing young children aged birth through eight with a strong foundation in language and literacy, using a developmentally appropriate approach. Field experience is required. (Prerequisite: ECED 2015) F - alternating years
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Effective 2014 Fall Semester, ECED 2080 will be inactivated.



ECED 2085Math and Science in Early ChildhoodCredits: 3
Math and Science in Early Childhood is a course covering the standards, principles, and practices in teaching mathematics and science to young children ages birth through eight. The course emphasizes developing an integrated math and science curriculum that includes appropriate content, processes, environment and materials, and child-centered choices. Field experience is required. (Prerequisite: ECED 2015) F- alternating years
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Effective 2014 Fall Semester, ECED 2085 will be inactivated.



ECED 2090Creative DevelopmentCredits: 3
Creative Development provides strategies for promoting creative development of the child ages birth through eight. Topics include understanding of the concept of creativity: what it is, why it is important, and how the development of creativity relates to art, music, movement, and drama. Field experience is required. Sp (alternating years)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Effective 2014 Fall Semester, ECED 2090 will be inactivated.



ECED 2100The Mentoring TeacherCredits: 3
The Mentoring Teacher is a study of the philosophy, principles, and methods of mentoring adults who have varying levels of training. Emphasis will be on the role of mentors as facilitators of adult learning, while also addressing the needs of parents, other staff, and of children from birth through eight. Field experience is required. (Prerequisite: department approval.) F (alternating years)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Effective 2014 Fall Semester, ECED 2100 will be inactivated.



ECED 2120Administration of Child Care CentersCredits: 3
Administration of Early Childhood Programs is a study of organizational and administrative practices applicable to serving children ages birth through eight. Topics of particular consideration include leadership, enrollment, public relations, staff-management, financial management, facilities, regulations, family relations, and program development. Field experience is required. Sp (alternating years)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Effective 2014 Fall Semester, ECED 2120 will be inactivated.



ECED 2130Initial PracticumCredits: 3
Initial Practicum is a supervised practicum which includes a minimum of 30 clock hours in instruction and 45 clock hours in a clinical site approved by the Department (accredited agency, 3-Star, or Department-approved site). These hourse may be completed in the student's employment site with Departmental approval. The course includes a study of the physical and human qualities that combine to create an environment that is safe and healthy and promotes optimum learning for young children ages birth through eight. (Corequisite of ECED 2010 recommended) F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Effective 2014 Fall Semester, ECED 2130 will be inactivated.



ECED 2160Final PracticumCredits: 3
Final Practicum is a supervised clinical experience with a minimum of 15 clock hours in instruction and 90 clock hours in a Clinical Site approved by the Department (accredited agency, 3-star or Department-approved site). Up to 45 hours may be completed in the student's employment site with department approval. Focuses on the student's demonstration of competencies that produce positive developmental outcomes for young children ages birth through eight. (Prerequisite: ECED Department Approval) F (alternating years)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Effective 2014 Fall Semester, ECED 2160 will be inactivated.



ECED 2186Special Topics in ECED (Active, effective Fall 2014)Credits: 1 TO 3
This is a course designed to promote student learning in specially selected topics in early childhood. Topics will be created to address individual student's learning needs and interests. Topics will help further student's understanding of early childhood education. Topics may include, but are not limited to, developmentally appropriate practice, early childhood theory and theorists, and professionalism and advocacy in the early childhood field.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.
Formerly ECED 2001

ECED 2300The Mentoring Teacher (Active, effective Fall 2014)Credits: 3
The Mentoring Teacher is a study of the philosophy, principles, and methods of mentoring adults who have varying levels of training. Emphasis will be on the role of mentors as facilitators of adult learning, while also addressing the needs of parents, other staff, and of children from birth through eight. Field experience is required. (Prerequisite: department approval and completion of Learning Support Reading requirements, if applicable.) F (alternating years)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.
Formerly ECED 2100

ECED 2310Safe, Healthy Learning Envir (Active, effective Fall 2014)Credits: 3
Safe, Healthy, Learning Environments is a study of the basic principles and practices of safety, health and nutrition as they relate to the early childhood setting, home and community for children ages birth through eight. Also included is a study of principles of creating appropriate learning environments for young children. Field experience required.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.
Formerly ECED 2010

ECED 2312Admin of Child Care Centers (Active, effective Fall 2014)Credits: 3
Administration of Early Childhood Programs is a study of organizational and administrative practices applicable to serving children ages birth through eight. Topics of particular consideration include leadership, enrollment, public relations, staff-management, financial management, facilities, regulations, family relations, and program development. Field experience is required. (Prerequisite: Completion of Learning Support Reading requirements, if applicable) Sp (alternating years)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.
Formerly ECED 2120

ECED 2315Early Childhood Curriculum (Active, effective Fall 2014)Credits: 3
Early Childhood Curriculum is a study of developmentally appropriate practices and the teacher's role in supporting development of young children ages birth through eight. Also included is an emphasis on curriculum planning including goals, environment, roles of teachers and parents, materials and settings. Field experiences required. F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.
Formerly ECED 2015

ECED 2320Infant, Toddler, Child Dev (Active, effective Fall 2014)Credits: 3
Infant, Toddler, Child Development is a study of the physical, cognitive, social, and emotional aspects of young children and their application to the care, guidance and development of the child birth through eight. Field experience required. (Prerequisites: ECED 2015 or 2315) Sp - alternating years
Course designed for transfer and part of the TN Transfer Pathways
Formerly ECED 2020

ECED 2335Initial Practicum (Active, effective Fall 2014)Credits: 3
Initial Practicum is a supervised practicum which includes a minimum of 30 clock hours in instruction and 45 clock hours in a clinical site approved by the Department (accredited agency, 3-Star, or Department-approved site). These hourse may be completed in the student's employment site with Departmental approval. The course includes a study of the physical and human qualities that combine to create an environment that is safe and healthy and promotes optimum learning for young children ages birth through eight. (Corequisite of ECED 2310 recommended) F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.
Formerly ECED 2130

ECED 2340Family Dynamics and Comm Invol (Active, effective Fall 2014)Credits: 3
Family Dynamics & Community Involvement is a study of the role of the family and community in the physical, cognitive, social and emotional growth of the child in a diverse society. Topics include benefits of and strategies for developing positive, reciprocal relationships with families in an early childhood setting. Field experience is required.F, Sp


Course designed for transfer and part of the TN Transfer Pathways
Formerly ECED 2040

ECED 2360Dev of Exceptional Child (Active, effective Fall 2014)Credits: 3
Development of Exceptional Children explores practices that early childhood professionals can apply to develop a more inclusive and accessible environment for all children ages birth through eight. It provides students with skills to include children of all abilities through appropriate arrangement of the environment. The course includes strategies for developing strong relationships with families and other community agencies. Field experience is required. (Prerequisites: ECED 2015 or 2315) F - alternating years
Course designed for transfer and part of the TN Transfer Pathways
Formerly ECED 2060

ECED 2365Final Practicum (Active, effective Fall 2014)Credits: 3
Final Practicum is a supervised clinical experience with a minimum of 15 clock hours in instruction and 90 clock hours in a Clinical Site approved by the Department (accredited agency, 3-star or Department-approved site). Up to 45 hours may be completed in the student's employment site with department approval. Focuses on the student's demonstration of competencies that produce positive developmental outcomes for young children ages birth through eight. (Prerequisite: ECED Department Approval) F (alternating years)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.
Formerly ECED 2160

ECED 2370Developmental Assessment (Active, effective Fall 2014)Credits: 3
Developmental Assessment covers assessment for children from birth through eight. Both formal and informal instruments will be discussed with the emphasis on tools that can be effectively used by teachers of young children. Considerations in choosing, administering, and reporting results of assessments are also addressed. Field experience is required. (Prerequisite: ECED 2015 or 2315) Sp-alternating years
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

ECED 2375Socio-Emotional Development (Active, effective Fall 2014)Credits: 3
This course addresses promotion, prevention, and intervention strategies related to young children's social-emotional development and challenging behavior. The course is built around the Teaching Pyramid (Fox, Dunlap, Hemmeter, Joseph & Strain, 2003), which is a framework for understanding effective practices related to supporting young children's social-emotional development and addressing challenging behavior. The model includes a focus on building relationships with children, families, and colleagues. The course also stresses designing enviornments that support young children's social-emotional competence, developing strategies for teaching social skills, and promoting emotional development. It includes a systematic approach for addressing challenging behavior when it is persistent and not responsive to developmentally appropriate guidance procedures. (Prerequisite: ECED 2015 or 2315)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway

ECED 2380Language and Lit in Early Chil (Active, effective Fall 2014)Credits: 3
Language and Literacy in Early Childhood focuses on research-based principles and practices for providing young children aged birth through eight with a strong foundation in language and literacy, using a developmentally appropriate approach. Field experience is required. (Prerequisite: ECED 2015 or 2315) F - alternating years
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.
Formerly ECED 2080

ECED 2385Math and Sci in Early Chilhood (Active, effective Fall 2014)Credits: 3
Math and Science in Early Childhood is a course covering the standards, principles, and practices in teaching mathematics and science to young children ages birth through eight. The course emphasizes developing an integrated math and science curriculum that includes appropriate content, processes, environment and materials, and child-centered choices. Field experience is required. (Prerequisite: ECED 2015 or 2315) F- alternating years
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.
Formerly ECED 2085

ECED 2390Creative Development (Active, effective Fall 2014)Credits: 3
Creative Development provides strategies for promoting creative development of the child ages birth through eight. Topics include understanding of the concept of creativity: what it is, why it is important, and how the development of creativity relates to art, music, movement, and drama. Field experience is required. (Prerequisite: Completion of any Learning Support Reading requirements, if applicable) Sp (alternating years)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.
Formerly ECED 2090

Economics(back to top)
ECON 2010MacroeconomicsCredits: 3
This course is a study of basic economic concepts and macroeconomics. Topics to be covered will include basic economic theory, economic systems, national income accounting, unemployment and inflation, money and banking, fiscal and monetary policy. No prerequisites. Equivalent to RSCC's ECO 201.
Roane State General Education course approved and designed for transfer.

ECON 2020MicroeconomicsCredits: 3
This course is a study of basic economic concepts and microeconomics. Topics covered include consumer and firm behavior, economic growth, market structures, price and output determination, labor and unions, international trade and finance. No prerequisites. Equivalent to RSCC's ECO 202.
Roane State General Education course approved and designed for transfer.

Education(back to top)
EDU 100Orientation to CollegeCredits: 1
Valuable information to promote the student's success in college. Includes registration and advisement procedures; financial aid; counseling and other student services; study habits; and other topics that should contribute to student success. (It is advised that EDU 100 be taken concurrently with ENGL 1010) (as needed)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

EDU 101Introduction to the Teaching ProfessionCredits: 2
Survey of the roles and responsibilities in the teaching profession and of current educational issues, practices, and problems. Information on employment opportunities, legal issues, changing social expectations of education institutions. F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Effective 2014 Fall Semester, the following will be changing for EDU 101:

The course description is changing to: Survey of the roles and responsibilities in the teaching profession and of current educational issues, practices, and problems. Information on employment opportunities, legal issues, changing social expectations of education institutions. F, Sp
Course designed for transfer and part of the TN Transfer Pathways



EDU 111Introduction to Educating Exceptional ChildrenCredits: 3
Examination of categories of exceptionality (mental retardation, giftedness, deafness, blindness, emotional disturbance, orthopedic impairment, etc). Brief review of educational strategies used with particular problems. Site visits to acquaint the student with services, settings, and teacher roles. F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Effective 2014 Fall Semester, the following will be changing for EDU 111:

The course description is changing to: Examination of categories of exceptionality (mental retardation, giftedness, deafness, blindness, emotional disturbance, orthopedic impairment, etc). Brief review of educational strategies used with particular problems. Site visits to acquaint the student with services, settings, and teacher roles. F, Sp
Course designed for transfer and part of the TN Transfer Pathways



EDU 210Child and Adolescent DevelopmentCredits: 3
Comprehensive overview of human physical, psychological, and social development from prenatal to late adolescent development. F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

EDU 211Educational PsychologyCredits: 3
Focus on making classroom education more effective by applying specific principles from the following areas of psychology: development, learning, motivation, evaluation, individual differences, and adjustment. (Prerequisite: EDU 101 or permission of instructor) F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Effective 2014 Fall Semester, the following will be changing for EDU 211:

The course description is changing to: Focus on making classroom education more effective by applying specific principles from the following areas of psychology: development, learning, motivation, evaluation, individual differences, and adjustment. (Prerequisite: EDU 101 or permission of instructor) F, Sp
Course designed for transfer and part of the TN Transfer Pathways



EDU 223Instructional Aids and EquipmentCredits: 1
Basic operation of audiovisual hardware and selection, as well as the utilization of materials for developing instructional media. Students will be provided experiences with preparation of instructional materials using a variety of media. (Prerequisites: EDU 101 and computer skills) F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

EDU 231Field Experiences ICredits: 2
A cooperative classroom experience for the student and local school systems. Student exposure to duties, responsibilities, and requirements of the teaching profession. F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

EDU 232Field Experiences IICredits: 2
A cooperative classroom experience for the student and local school systems. Student exposure to duties, responsibilities, and requirements of the teaching profession. (as needed)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

EDU 233Praxis I ReviewCredits: 1
This course will review the three areas tested by the Praxis I, reading, writing and math.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Environmental Health Technology(back to top)
EHT 120Waste Management and Pollution PreventionCredits: 3
An overview of the regulatory drivers and systems by which hazardous and non-hazardous wastes are managed. Incentives for waste minimization are presented, as well as techniques and sources of information. (as needed)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

EHT 130Industrial Hygiene and Safety ICredits: 3
An overview of industrial hygiene and safety concepts including a recognition of occupational hazards and classes of control techniques. Human anatomy and physiology as it relates to occupational hazards is presented. Students are also introduced to the Occupational Safety and Health Act and its administration. (as needed)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

EHT 201Environmental and Occupational Law and RegulationsCredits: 3
Survey of federal and state laws regulating environmental management, employee health and safety, hazardous substances, waste management and environmental restoration, and water and air pollution. (as needed)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

EHT 210Environmental InstrumentationCredits: 3
Provides an introduction to those instruments used to evaluate such occupational hazards as noise, radiation, heat stress, oxygen deficiency, explosive atmospheres, and hazardous chemicals and an examination of techniques for characterizing water, wastewater, and hazardous wastes. Environmental sampling techniques and protocols are presented. (as needed)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

EHT 211Safety and Emergency ResponseCredits: 3
A review of federal, state, and local emergency response guidelines and methods for protecting workers employed in hazardous waste operations and emergency response. (as needed)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

EHT 215Applied Radiological Control TechnologyCredits: 3
Study of the core academic knowledge and skill required of entry level radiation control technicians. Includes applying skills in mathematics, algebra, physical sciences and life sciences to the control of occupational exposure of workers to ionizing radiation. Topics include radiation mathematics, physical sciences, nuclear physics, sources of radiation, biological effects of radiation, radiological protection, exposure control, and radiation detector theory and operation. (as needed)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

EHT 225Special Topics in Environmental HealthCredits: 1 TO 3
This elective course is designed to allow instruction in special topics deemed necessary to meet the demands of business and industry. (as needed)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

EHT 230Industrial Hygiene and Safety IICredits: 3
A more in-depth analysis of the physical, biologic, and chemical hazards encountered in the workplace. Topics include exposure to temperature extremes, noise, radiation, hazardous chemicals, and biologic hazards including bloodborne pathogens. Specific administrative and engineering controls and personal protective equipment are presented. (as needed)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

EHT 242InternshipCredits: 4
Work experience designed to familiarize students with applications of principles utilized in the environmental field. Students must attain at least 200 contact hours. No student may enroll in an internship without the approval of the instructor. (as needed)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Emergency Medical Respond(back to top)
EMR 1000Emergency Med ResponderCredits: 3
This is the initial course in pre-hospital emergency medical care. Student learning will focus on patient assessment, current American Heart Association CPR and Stroke guidelines, emergency care and movement of patients without causing injury. Successful completion of this course will allow the student to sit for licensure given by the National Registry of EMTs. (Prerequisite: 17 years old by course completion and ACT Reading Score 19 or higher). (2 hours lecture/ 2 hours lab per week) (Dual Credit Only).
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Advanced EMT(back to top)
EMSA 1111Advanced EMT Clinical (Active, effective Fall 2014)Credits: 1
The Advanced EMT Clinical is one of two courses designed to allow the student to meet all psychomotor and affective objectives for the clinical requirements of an Advanced Emergency Medical Technician program and build upon the concepts and knowledge gained during prior and/or concurrent courses. (72 total clinical hours)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

EMSA 1112Advanced EMT Field Internship (Active, effective Fall 2014)Credits: 1
The Advanced EMT Field Internship is the one of two courses designed to allow the student to meet all psychomotor and affective objectives for the clinical requirements of an Advanced Emergency Medical Technician program and build upon the concepts and knowledge gained during prior and/or concurrent courses. (84 total clinical hours)
Not a part of TN Transfer Pathway.

EMSA 1201Adv EMT Medical Skills Lab (Active, effective Fall 2014)Credits: 2
The Advanced EMT Medical Skills Lab is the one of two laboratory based courses intended to focus the student on developing skills related to theory presented in didactic classes taken as co-requisites for this course. This laboratory experience will utilize scenarios to emphasize airway maintenance, medication administration, and successfully assessing patients with a variety of medical concerns. (2 credit hours/4 hours lab per week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

EMSA 1202Adv EMT Trauma/Med Skills Lab (Active, effective Fall 2014)Credits: 2
The Advanced EMT Trauma and Medical Skills Lab is one of two laboratory based courses intended to focus the student on developing skills related to theory presented in didactic classes taken as co-requisites for this course. This laboratory experience will utilize scenarios to emphasize airway maintenance, medication administration, and successfully assessing patients with a variety of medical concerns. (2 credit hours/4 hours lab per week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

EMSA 1501Adv EMT Medical Emergencies (Active, effective Fall 2014)Credits: 5
The Advanced EMT Medical Emergencies is the one of two lecture courses which includes basic and limited advanced skills focused on the acute management and transportation of critical and emergent patients. This course includes the following topics: Emergency Medical Responder and Emergency Medical Technician- National Educational Standards competencies, roles and responsibilities of the AEMT, workforce safety, wellness, public health, communications, documentation, medical/legal/ethical considerations, anatomy and physiology, life span development, pathophysiology, patient assessment, critical thinking, airway management, respiratory emergencies, cardiovascular emergencies, acute diabetic emergencies, abdominal and gastrointestinal emergencies, urologic emergencies, anaphylactic reactions, and behavioral emergencies. (5 hours lecture per week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

EMSA 1502Adv EMT Trauma/Med Emergencies (Active, effective Fall 2014)Credits: 5
The Advanced EMT Trauma and Medical Emergencies is one of two lecture courses which includes basic and limited advanced skills focused on the acute management and transportation of critical and emergent patients. This course includes the following topics: obstetrics and gynecology, neonatal care, pediatric emergencies, geriatric emergencies, environmental emergencies, patients with special challenges, EMS operations, trauma and shock. Trauma and shock will include the following topics: bleeding, soft tissue injuries, head & spine injuries, face & neck injuries, chest injuries, abdominal & genitourinary injuries, and orthopedic injuries. (5 hours lecture per week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Emergency Medical Technology(back to top)
EMSB 1101EMT Medical Skills Lab (Active, effective Fall 2014)Credits: 1
EMT Medical Skills Lab is a laboratory based course utilizing scenarios to emphasize EMS operations, communications, documentation, medical/legal/ethical considerations, airway management, respiratory emergencies, cardiovascular emergencies, acute diabetic emergencies, abdominal and gastrointestinal emergencies, urologic emergencies, anaphylactic reactions, behavioral emergencies, assisting with medication administration, and successful assessment of patients with a variety of medical concerns. This course includes application of principles and processes discussed in EMT Medical Emergencies. (2 contact hours per week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway

EMSB 1102EMT Trauma-Medical Skills Lab (Active, effective Fall 2014)Credits: 1
EMT Trauma and Medical Skills Lab is a laboratory based course utilizing scenarios to emphasize obstetrics and gynecology, neonatal care, pediatric emergencies, geriatric emergencies, environmental emergencies, patients with special challenges, trauma and shock. (2 contact hours per week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway

EMSB 1111EMT Clinical (Active, effective Fall 2014)Credits: 1
EMT Clinical is the one of two clinical courses designed to allow the student to meet all psychomotor and affective outcomes for the clinical requirements of an EMT program and build upon the concepts and knowledge learned in EMT Medical Emergencies and EMS Operations. (72 total contact hours)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway

EMSB 1112EMT Field Internship (Active, effective Fall 2014)Credits: 1
EMT Field Internship is the one of two clinical courses designed to allow the student to meet all psychomotor and affective outcomes for the clinical requirements of an EMT program and build upon the concepts and knowledge learned during prior and/or concurrent courses. (84 total contact hours)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway

EMSB 1601EMT Med Emergencies-Operations (Active, effective Fall 2014)Credits: 6
EMT Medical Emergencies and EMS Operations is the one of two lecture courses designed to provide the student with the knowledge of an entry-level Emergency Medical Technician (EMT). This course includes the following topics: Emergency Medical Responder-National Educational Standards competencies, roles and responsibilities of the EMT, workforce safety, wellness, public health, communications, documentation, EMS operations, medical/legal/ethical considerations, fundamental anatomy and physiology, life span development, fundamental pathophysiology, patient assessment, airway management, respiratory emergencies, cardiovascular emergencies, acute diabetic emergencies, abdominal and gastrointestinal emergencies, urologic emergencies, anaphylactic reactions, and behavioral emergencies. (6 lecture hours per week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway

EMSB 1602EMT Trauma-Medical Emergencies (Active, effective Fall 2014)Credits: 6
EMT Trauma and Medical Emergencies is the one of two lecture courses designed to provide the student with the knowledge of an entry-level Emergency Medical Technician (EMT). This course includes the following topics: obstetrics and gynecology, neonatal care, pediatric emergencies, geriatric emergencies, environmental emergencies, patients with special challenges, trauma and shock. Trauma and shock will include the following topics: bleeding, soft tissue injuries, head & spine injuries, face & neck injuries, chest injuries, abdominal & genitourinary injuries, and orthopedic injuries. (6 lecture hours per week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway

Emergency Medical Technology(back to top)
EMT 1100Emergency Medical TechnicianCredits: 12
This course, which includes EMR 1000, is designed to provide the student with knowledge of basic emergency medical care and transportation for critical and emergent patients who access the emergency medical system. Student learning will focus on human anatomy and physiology, disease process, initial assessment and patient stabilization, proper use of equipment such as automatic external defibrillators, airway adjuncts as well as legal issues, scope of practice, extrication, documentation, communication, and ambulance protocols. This course is designed to meet all State and National requirements to prepare in testing for the EMT exam given by the National Registry of EMTs. (Prerequisites: 18 year old, High School Graduate or HSE, HOBET Exam, and admission to the EMT Program) (10 hours lecture/ 4 hours lab/ 3 hours clinical per week)


Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Effective 2014 Fall Semester, the following will be changing for EMT 1100:

The credit hours for the class are changing to: 15



EMT 1200Advanced Emergency Medical TechnicianCredits: 12
This course is designed to provide the student with knowledge of the acute and critical changes in the physiological, psychological, and clinical symptoms pertaining to pre-hospital emergency medical care of the infant, child, adolescent, adult and geriatric patient. Student learning will focus on knowledge and practical skills related to Medical/Legal/Ethical Issues, Anatomy, Airway Management, Patient Assessment and Medical/Trauma Emergencies, Scenario Based practice, Pediatrics/Geriatrics, Ambulance Operations, Domestic Violence, Bio-Terrorism, IV Initiation and Medicine Administration. Students that successfully complete this course will take the National Registry Exam for the Advanced EMT's. (Prerequisite: EMT 1100) (10 hours lecture/ 2 hours lab/ 8 hours clinical per week).


Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

EMT 2170Comprehensive Advanced Cardiac Life SupportCredits: 3
An introduction to common cardiac emergencies encountered by pre-hospital care providers in adult and child populations. Emphasis is on the recognition and management of emergencies related to the respiratory and cardiovascular systems. This course covers interpretation of EKG rhythm strips, treatment algorhythms, and introduction to ischemia, injury and infarction patterns in 12-lead EKGs. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be ACLS and PALS trained by AHA standards. (Prerequisites: Admission to the Respiratory Therapy Program) (2 hours lecture/ 2 hours lab per week). Sp


Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

ENGL 0891Writing Learning Support ICredits: 3
A course designed for students who score below 18 on the ACT English subsection or below 77 on the COMPASS writing subsection. The course follows the emporium model with students meeting for designated class time in a computer lab where they can work through materials in Pearson's My Writing Lab with the assistance of the instructor. Students are also expected to work independently on the course materials outside of class. In addition to the course materials in My Writing Lab, students must complete five essays in consultation with the instructor and tutors in the learning centers. Class time, as necessary, is set aside for discussion and small group work. A minimum standard to pass the course is successful completion of three of the five essays (C or higher), along with mastery of corequisite work in My Writing Lab. Students are encouraged to complete both competencies in a single semester.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway

ENGL 0892Writing Learning Support IICredits: 2
A ten-week course designed for students who completed only the first learning support writing competency in ENGL 0891. The course follows the same emporium model outlined in ENGL 0891. (F, SP, SU)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway

ENGL 1010Composition ICredits: 3
Composition I is designed to develop proficiency in essays based on several rhetorical modes of writing, such as narrative (personal experience) and expository (informative) essays. The majority of the essays are applicable to major fields of study and societal issues. Research paper required. Pre-requisite: All writing and reading learning support classes must be completed prior to enrollment in this course. F, Sp, Su
Roane State General Education course approved and designed for transfer.

ENGL 1020Composition IICredits: 3
Writing based on literature and research. Includes interpretation and analysis of fiction, drama, poetry, and the novel. (Prerequisite: ENGL 1010) Note: ENGL 1020 may not be used as a humanities elective. F, Sp, Su
Roane State General Education course approved and designed for transfer.

ENGL 1220ESL Basic PronunciationCredits: 3
A course to help international students improve their English speaking skills and master the patterns of English spelling. Students practice the production of English sound patterns and related spelling patterns. Highly recommended to all ESL students who do not have excellent pronunciation. Course availability determined by Dean of the Division.
Not part of the TN Transfer Pathway.

ENGL 1225ESL Advanced SpeakingCredits: 3
A course for non-native speakers of English emphasizing vocabulary development in academic content areas, speaking and listening skills. Recommended to all ESL students entering college level courses. Course availability determined by Dean of the Division.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

ENGL 1230ESL Grammar ReviewCredits: 3
This course is designed to provide students with more exposure to the rules of grammar for academic English. Structures of English with particular focus on patterns of grammar which are frequently troublesome for non-native speakers of English, will be studied. Students will practice applying these structures through extensive speaking, writing, listening and by completing a variety of exercises and writing brief essays. Course availability determined by Dean of the Division.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

ENGL 2110Survey of American Literature ICredits: 3
Survey of American literature from the Colonial period to the Civil War. May include selections from Poe, Hawthorne, Thoreau, Dickinson, Whitman, etc. (Prerequisite: ENGL 1020) F, Sp
Roane State General Education course approved and designed for transfer. (TTP Course)

ENGL 2120Survey of American Literature IICredits: 3
Survey of American literature from the Civil War through the Modern period. May include selections from Twain, Frost, Eliot, Faulkner, O'Connor, etc. (Prerequisite: ENGL 1020) F, Sp, Su
Roane State General Education course approved and designed for transfer. (TTP course)

ENGL 2210Survey of British Literature ICredits: 3
Survey of British literature from the Old (in translation) and Middle periods through the 18th century, with emphasis on primary texts and their link with historical Britain. May include selections from Chaucer, Spenser, Shakespeare, Behn, Swift, etc. (Prerequisite: ENGL 1020) F
Roane State General Education course approved and designed for transfer. (TTP course)

ENGL 2220Survey of British Literature IICredits: 3
Survey of British literature from the Romantic through the Modern periods, with emphasis on primary texts and their political and social significance in Britain. May include selections from Wollstonecraft, Wordsworth, Keats, Byron, Bronte, Tennyson, the Brownings, Yeats, Eliot, etc. (Prerequisite: ENGL 1020) Sp
Roane State General Education course approved and designed for transfer. (TTP course)

ENGL 2310Survey of World Literature ICredits: 3
Survey of world literature from the ancient world to the Renaissance. May include selections from the Bible, Greek and Roman classics, Dante, Marie de France, Chaucer, Cervantes, Shakespeare, etc. (Prerequisite: ENGL 1020) F, Sp
Roane State General Education course approved and designed for transfer. (TTP course)

ENGL 2320Survey of World Literature IICredits: 3
Survey of world literature from the Renaissance through the Modern period. Includes selections from Moliere, Voltaire, Swift, Flaubert, Dostoevsky, Tolstoy, contemporary world authors, etc. (Prerequisite: ENGL 1020) F, Sp
Roane State General Education course approved and designed for transfer. (TTP course)

ENGL 2520Introduction to PoetryCredits: 3
Study of poetry as a distinct genre of artistic expression. Emphasizes analyzing and writing about poetry. (Prerequisite: ENGL 1020) Course availability determined by Dean of the Division.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

ENGL 2530Seminar in Creative WritingCredits: 3
Theory and practice of the creation of poetry or prose through the analysis of models and student manuscripts developed in a workshop setting. (Prerequisite: ENGL 1010) Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Engineering(back to top)
ENGR 1110Survey of EngineeringCredits: 1
Overview of the required skills, types of jobs, and specialty areas in engineering. An overview of the goals, objectives, methods, and ethics of the engineering profession in all the major engineering disciplines is presented. F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

ENGR 1120Computer Aided EngineeringCredits: 3
Introduction to computers in engineering using structured programming in BASIC, Visual BASIC, and C to create solutions to typical engineering applications. Applications of computer packages such as engineering spread sheets, graphics, and word processors will be included. Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

ENGR 1610Fundamentals of Engineering Graphics ICredits: 2
Technical sketching, geometries construction with emphasis on plane surface analysis: presentation of engineering data; graphical solution of three-dimensional space problems; primary and secondary auxiliary views. Application of Computer-Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) in solving engineering problems. F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

ENGR 1620Fundamentals of Engineering Graphics IICredits: 3
Continuation of Fundamentals of Engineering Graphics I with emphasis on CAD applications in three dimensional drawing, working drawings, assemblies and details, CAD component evaluation and use. Selected problems from the engineering sciences utilizing special drawing techniques on electronic mediums. (As needed)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

ENGR 2010AutoCAD ICredits: 3
The utilization of microcomputers in the design and drafting process using AutoCAD. The selection of CAD component, the command and syntax structure, basic drawing and editing techniques, two-dimensional and three-dimensional drawing techniques. Two three-hour periods or three two-hour periods, including two hours lecture per week. (Offered if sufficient demand)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

ENGR 2110StaticsCredits: 3
Statics of particles and rigid bodies, resultants of force systems, static equilibrium, friction, moments, and application to trusses. (Prerequisites: MATH 1910; Corequisite: PHYS 2110) F
Course designed for transfer and part of the TN Transfer Pathways.

ENGR 2120DynamicsCredits: 3
Dynamics of particles and rigid bodies, kinematics, kinetics, Newton's laws, work and energy, and impulse and momentum. (Prerequisite: ENGR 2110) Sp
Course designed for transfer and part of the TN Transfer Pathways.

ENGR 2140Engineering Design FundamentalsCredits: 3
Introduction to the design process and engineering problem solving, developing teamwork and communication skills, building oral, written and digital presentation skills for the international workplace. This course is designed for students transferring to UTK.

Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Financial Services(back to top)
FNCE 1310Principles of Finance (Active, effective Fall 2014)Credits: 3
The course examines financial theory and procedures required for the financial decision-making function of business organizations with and specific examination of subject matter related to leasing, dividend policy, capital structure, long-term financing, convertibles, and warrants. (3 Credit hrs) F, S
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway

FNCE 1320Consumer Lending (Active, effective Fall 2014)Credits: 3
This course examines the comprehensive overview of the consumer lending business. The emphasis will be focused on different credit products and also examine the consumer lending process from developing and taking loan applications to collection and recovery. The course will examine consumer loan information sources and the credit verification process. (3 Credit hrs) F, S
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway

FNCE 1330Introductions to Investments (Active, effective Fall 2014)Credits: 3
The course presents the various investment alternatives and provides information related to the economic forces that influence the pricing of financial assets as well as providing information related to financial markets and various techniques of security valuation and analysis with emphasis on stock markets and the understanding of portfolio diversification. (3 credit hrs) F, S
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway

FNCE 2310Money and Banking (Active, effective Fall 2014)Credits: 3
Information is presented to allow the student to analyze the impact of money on some of the economy’s key variables such as interest rates, inflation, and the banking industry. In addition, the roles that commercial banks and the Federal Reserve System play in the process of money creation and U.S. monetary policies. (3 Credit hrs) F, S.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway

FNCE 2320Principles of Insurance (Active, effective Fall 2014)Credits: 3
This course presents the principles of risk and risk bearing; insurance carriers; survey of principles of life, health and accident, fire, marine, and automobile insurance policies; government regulation of insurance. (3 credit hrs) F, S
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway

FREN 1010Beginning French ICredits: 3
Elementary grammar, pronunciation, and conversation through textbooks supplemented by audio cassettes, filmstrips, computer programs, and videotapes. F
Roane State General Education course approved and designed for transfer. (TTP course)

FREN 1020Beginning French IICredits: 3
Continuation of Beginning French I. (Prerequisite: FREN 1010) Sp
Roane State General Education course approved and designed for transfer. (TTP course)

FREN 2010Intermediate French ICredits: 3
Advanced grammar and conversation through use of textbooks supplemented by audio cassettes, filmstrips, computer programs, videotapes, and selected readings. (Prerequisite: FREN 1020). Course availability determined by Dean of the Division.
Roane State General Education course approved and designed for transfer. (TTP course)

FREN 2020Intermediate French IICredits: 3
Continuation of Intermediate French I. (Prerequisite: FREN 2010). Course availability determined by Dean of the Division.
Roane State General Education course approved and designed for transfer. (TTP course)

Geography(back to top)
GEOG 2010World Regional GeographyCredits: 3
Selected world regions, especially those with problems or situations of contemporary interest, are used to illustrate geographical concepts, points of view, and techniques of analysis. F, Sp, Su
Roane State General Education course approved and designed for transfer.

GEOL 1040Physical GeologyCredits: 4
An introduction to the physical processes acting within and upon the Earth's surface to create its many different features. Topics of interest include identification of minerals and rocks, plate tectonics, mountain building, volcanoes, stream activity, glaciation and regional landform development. Each student is assessed a lab fee for this course. (3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory) F
Roane State General Education course approved and designed for transfer.

GEOL 1050Historical GeologyCredits: 4
The study of the Earth's physical and biological history as interpreted from the rock and fossil record. Topics include an introduction to fossils, evolution and ancient environments, stratigraphy, and a review of earth history. Each student is assessed a lab fee for this course. (GEOL 1040 is strongly recommended as a prerequisite) (3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory) Sp
Roane State General Education course approved and designed for transfer.

GERM 1010German ICredits: 3
Essentials of German, developing and reading comprehensive, speaking and writing. Course availability determined by Dean of the Division.
Roane State General Education course approved and designed for transfer. (TTP course)

GERM 1020German IICredits: 3
Continuation of Beginning German I. (Prerequisite: GERM 1010) Course availability determined by Dean of the Division.
Roane State General Education course approved and designed for transfer. (TTP course)

GERM 2010Intermediate German ICredits: 3
Review of German grammar and a continuation of the approach used in GERM 1010 and 1020. Selected readings. (Prerequisite: GERM 1020) Course availability determined by Dean of the Division.
Roane State General Education course approved and designed for transfer. (TTP course)

GERM 2020Intermediate German IICredits: 3
Continuation of Intermediate GERM 2010. (Prerequisite: GERM 2010) Course availability determined by Dean of the Division.
Roane State General Education course approved and designed for transfer. (TTP course)

Geographic Information Systems(back to top)
GIS 101Introduction to Geographic Information SystemsCredits: 4
An introductory course dealing with the basics of using computerized map information in science, education, social science, and business applications. Students will learn to organize their own projects using mapping software, spatial data, and a variety of geographic information technologies and tools. Business, education, and social science applications emphasize demographic data while scientific applications emphasize environmental and facility management issues. (Prerequisite: Working knowledge of Windows or Macintosh based PC systems). F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

GIS 105Computer CartographyCredits: 3
An introduction to the properties, uses, symbology design and computer production of maps. Covers the use of maps, aerial photographs and satellite imaging in geographical analysis. F
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

GIS 110Geographic Database TechnologyCredits: 3
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) need access to a great variety of data to be of any value for decision making. This introductory course will cover major aspects of capturing, manipulating, and using geographic and related data. Topics include hierarchical vs. flat-file databases, data tables, geographic objects and attributes, relational databases, geographic data organization, data conversions, import-export, and data quality assessment. The student will learn to construct queries using SQL and query-by-example tools to answer simple and more complex problems. Data used includes TIGER/Line, DLG/DEM. DWG and ASCII. Database software used includes FoxPro, Access, MapInfo, ArcView, Integraph, and Maptitude plus various conversion software. Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

GIS 210GPS and Digital ImageryCredits: 3
Using Global Positioning System (GPS) technology, this course will introduce topics of data capture (including scanning), editing, registration and rectification to provide an image for the extraction of geographic data such as property boundaries, streets, streams and structures. Uses of GPS in this course are to provide reference points for registering and rectification of images, verifying and correcting map data as well as creating real-time maps with the use of laptop computers. F
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

GIS 211Internet Mapping ApplicationsCredits: 3
This course provides the foundation for distributing high-end GIS and mapping services via the internet. Students will learn how to design web based applications for integrating local and internet spatial data sources for query, display and analysis in a user friendly web browser. S
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

GIS 220GIS Network and Demographic ApplicationsCredits: 3
The student will focus on developing a coherent framework for using the vast quantities of data made available by government and other sources along with his/her own data. The student will explore multiple views of a single issue or set of information by looking for new possibilities. (Prerequisites: GIS 101 and GIS 110). Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

GIS 230GIS Project ManagementCredits: 3
The student will focus on developing a coherent framework for using the vast quantities of data made available by government and other sources along with his/her own data. The student will explore multiple views of a single issue or set of information by looking for new possibilities. Learning outcomes include gaining and enhancing the ability to effectively match data and task appropriately and to identify appropriate types and sources of information needed to solve a problem. (Prerequisites: GIS 101 and GIS 110). Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

GIS 251Seminar in Geographic Information SystemsCredits: 1 TO 4
Special topics in GIS. Check with your advisor for courses available each semester.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

GIS 290Directed Research ProjectCredits: 4
This capstone course will consolidate the student's learning experiences in geographic information systems technology. Students will develop and complete an original, comprehensive project that encompasses geographic and computer mapping fundamentals learned in previous courses.(Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor) Su
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Healthcare Document Specialist(back to top)
HCDS 1102Medical Terminology I (Active, effective Fall 2014)Credits: 3
A study of medical terminology word elements including prefixes, suffixes and root words. Diagnostic, clinical, laboratory, pharmaceutical and surgical terms are also learned as they pertain to each body system. (3 lecture hours/week) Formerly MDT 102.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

HCDS 1103Anat Concept in Healthcare Doc (Active, effective Fall 2014)Credits: 2
This course provides an introduction to the organization of the human body as well as a study of the anatomical structures and basic physiology of body systems. (2 lecture hours/week). Formerly MDT 103.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

HCDS 1104Healthcare Doc. Specialist I (Active, effective Fall 2014)Credits: 5
Transcription practice of basic healthcare dictation incorporating skills in English language, technology, medical knowledge, proofreading, editing and research, while meeting progressively demanding accuracy standards. (18 laboratory hours/week)

Formerly MDT 104.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

HCDS 1105Healthcare Doc Special. Proced (Active, effective Fall 2014)Credits: 2
Emphasis is placed on healthcare documentation standards according to the AHDI Book of Style for Medical Transcription. A general overview of fundamental grammar concepts, capitalization, and punctuation usage relative to clinical documentation is provided. This course also includes an introduction to the content of the medical record, medicolegal issues, and regulatory agency requirements as they relate to the practice of medical transcription. (2 lecture hours/week) Formerly MDT 105
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

HCDS 1110Tech Concept in Healthcare Doc (Active, effective Fall 2014)Credits: 2
This coursework is designed to introduce the student to word processing applications and related technologies and to develop computer skills and proficiency. It is designed to study, synthesize, and apply technologies used in healthcare documentation. (2 lecture hours/week)

Formerly MDT 110.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

HCDS 2111Healthcare Doc Specialist II (Active, effective Fall 2014)Credits: 5
Transcription of intermediate and advanced original healthcare dictation using advanced proofreading, editing, and research skills, while meeting progressively demanding accuracy and productivity standards. This course also provides an introduction to speech recognition editing. (18 laboratory hours/week). Formerly MDT 111.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

HCDS 2112Clinical Education (Active, effective Fall 2014)Credits: 3
A study of pharmacology including the correct spelling, pronunciation, classification and therapeutic use of commonly prescribed drugs, routes of administration, and general pharmacology terminology. (2 lecture hours/week) Formerly MDT 112.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

HCDS 2118Tech Concpt Healthcare Doc II (Active, effective Fall 2014)Credits: 2
A study of advanced Microsoft Word features designed to improve efficiency and accuracy of transcribed reports. Additional topics of study include electronic research techniques, electronic references and resources, troubleshooting, security issues, and related technologies. Practice with typing tutorial software to further increase speed and accuracy. (2 lecture hours/week) Formerly MDT 118.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

HCDS 2120Medical Terminology II (Active, effective Fall 2014)Credits: 3
A study of advanced anatomical terms, disease processes and associated pathology, laboratory, and radiology terminology. Common surgical terms, techniques, equipment, and instrumentation are also studied. (3 lecture hours/week) Formerly MDT 120.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

HCDS 2125Pharm Concept. Healthcare Doc (Active, effective Fall 2014)Credits: 2
A study of pharmacology including the correct spelling, pronunciation, classification and therapeutic use of commonly prescribed drugs, routes of administration, and general pharmacology terminology. (2 lecture hours/week) Formerly MDT 125.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

HCDS 2150Special Topics Healthcare Doc (Active, effective Fall 2014)Credits: 2 TO 5
Special topics may include the transcription of authentic medical dictation at an intermediate and/or advanced level to satisfy the total number of minutes required for program completion. Other transcription-related topics may be included such as speech recognition editing, transcription of ESL physician dictation, RHDS exam review, etc., (Elective) 18 hours total/week. Formerly MDT 150.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

HEA 131Elementary NutritionCredits: 2
Applying principles of nutrition in the selection of food for health promotion and maintenance. F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

HEA 201Principles of NutritionCredits: 3
This course emphasizes the function, food sources, recommended intake, and assimilation of each of the six nutrient classes. F, Sp
Course designed for transfer and part of the TN Transfer Pathways.

HEA 221Safety,First Aid and CPRCredits: 3
This course will provide the knowledge and skills necessary to sustain life, reduce pain and minimize the consequences of illness or injury until medical help arrives. Upon satisfactory course completion, students will receive certificates for First Aid and Adult, Infant and Child CPR. F, Sp
Course designed for transfer and part of the TN Transfer Pathways.

HEA 224Personal Trainer CertificationCredits: 4
This is a preparation course designed as a study guide for successfully passing the National Council of Strength and Fitness (NCSF) national personal trainer certification tests. This course is based on the NCSF preparation course. F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

HEA 225Care and Prevention of Athletic InjuriesCredits: 3
The student will develop a knowledge of prevention, treatment, and basic rehabilitation of common athletic injuries as commonly seen at the interscholastic level of competition. In addition, the student will be exposed to negligence and liability issues in respect to athletic injuries. F, Sp
Course designed for transfer and part of the TN Transfer Pathways.

HEA 227Introduction to Exercise ScienceCredits: 3
This course is designed to help students appreciate the importance of physical activity, to introduce the discipline of kinesiology and help students understand its relationship to physical activity, and to expand student knowledge of physical activity professions. F, Sp
Course designed for transfer and part of the TN Transfer Pathways.

HEA 241School HealthCredits: 2
This course for prospective teachers is designed to investigate current school health issues. This course will include health instruction, health services and healthful school environment. Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

HIST 1010Survey of Western Civilization ICredits: 3
A general survey of the major political, social, economic, and cultural developments in Western Civilization from the Ancient World to 1715. Emphasis on the Greek World, the Roman Empire, feudal Europe, Renaissance, Reformation, constitutional monarchy in England in the 17th century and the triumph of absolute monarchy in France under Louis XIV. (HIST 1010 and HIST 1020 can be taken in any order. Pre-or corequisite: ENGL 1010). F, Sp, Su
Roane State General Education course approved and designed for transfer. (TTP course)

HIST 1020Survey of Western Civilization IICredits: 3
A general survey of the major political, social, economic, and cultural developments in Western Civilization from 1715 to the present. Emphasis on the Enlightenment, French Revolution and Napoleon, national unification of Germany and Italy, world wars of the 20th century, Russian Revolution, and post-1945 Europe. (HIST 1010 and HIST 1020 can be taken in any order. Pre-or corequisite: ENGL 1010) F, Sp, Su
Roane State General Education course approved and designed for transfer. (TTP course)

HIST 1210Survey of World History ICredits: 3
The study of human history from prehistory to c. 1500 A.D., covering the beginnings of civilization c. 3000 B.C. and investigating the economic, social, political, and cultural institutions developed by humans prior to the beginning of European expansion. (HIST 1210 and HIST 1220 can be taken in any order. Pre-or corequisite: ENGL 1010) F
Roane State General Education course approved and designed for transfer. (TTP course)

HIST 1220Survey of World History IICredits: 3
The study of human history from c. 1500 A.D. (shortly after Europeans began their expansion) to the present, and including the investigation of the economic, social, political, and cultural institutions developed by humans both in response to European expansion and independent of European influence. (HIST 1210 and HIST 1220 can be taken in any order. Pre-or corequisite: ENGL 1010) Sp
Roane State General Education course approved and designed for transfer. (TTP course)

HIST 2010Survey of U.S. History ICredits: 3
An exploration and analysis of major themes and events in the political, cultural, social, economic, and intellectual history of the United States to 1877. (Pre-or corequisite: ENGL 1010) F, Sp, Su
Roane State General Education course approved and designed for transfer. (TTP Course)

HIST 2020Survey of U.S. History IICredits: 3
Continuation of History 2010. (Pre-or corequisite: ENGL 1010) F, Sp, Su
Roane State General Education course approved and designed for transfer. (TTP Course)

HIST 2030Tennessee HistoryCredits: 3
This course is a general survey and analysis of the history of the state of Tennessee from the beginning of statehood in 1796 to about 1990. There is also a pre-statehood component that examines Native American history in the region (with an emphasis on the Cherokees) and the history of exploration and early settlement. Accepted for history sequence requirement at UTK, UTC, and MTSU (Pre-or corequisite: ENGL 1010) as needed.
Roane State General Education course approved and designed for transfer.

Health Information Technology(back to top)
HIT 102Fundamentals of Health Information ManagementCredits: 3
This course serves as an introduction to the health information management profession and the health care delivery systems. It is an orientation to the content of the health record in acute care, long-term care, ambulatory care, home health, hospice and psychiatric facilities. The course will also include instruction in numbering, filing, microfilm, accreditation and certification standards. Practice in the assembly and analysis of medical records and numbering and filing systems will occur. Open to all students. Fall Semester (3 lecture hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

HIT 103Coding and Classification Systems ICredits: 3
An introduction to coding and classification systems used in health care including Official Coding Guidelines, ICD-9-CM, and ICD-10-CM. Students will also be introduced to encoding software. Laboratory practice time devoted to coding of case studies using ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM coding systems. (Prerequisite: HIT 107; corequisite: BIOL 2010) (2 lecture hours, 3 laboratory hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Effective 2014 Fall Semester, the following will be changing for HIT 103:

The course description is changing to: An introduction to coding and classification systems used in health care including Official Coding Guidelines, ICD-9-CM, and ICD-10-CM. Students will also be introduced to encoding software. Laboratory practice time devoted to coding of case studies using ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM coding systems. (Prerequisite and/or Corequisite: BIOL 2010) (2 lecture hours, 3 laboratory hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.



HIT 104Coding and Classification Systems IICredits: 2
An introduction to ICD-10-PCS coding and classification system used in health care including structure and conventions, root operations definition, and how to code procedures. Students will learn to code using both the ICD-10-PCS book and encoding software. Laboratory practice time devoted to coding of case studies using both diagnosis and procedure codes as appropriate for data collection and reimbursement. (Prerequisite: HIT103, BIOL2010) (1 lecture hours, 3 laboratory hours)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

HIT 106Health Data SystemsCredits: 3
Introduction to health care data, indexes and registries. The calculation of rates and percentages used by health care facilities will be emphasized. Manual and automated techniques of maintaining data will be discussed along with data display techniques. (3 lecture hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

HIT 107Medical TerminologyCredits: 3
Greek and Latin elements of medical terminology, stems, suffixes, prefixes and root words. Medical terminology pertaining to each body system. Open to all students. Fall and Spring Semesters (3 lecture hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

HIT 112Coding Professional Practice ExperienceCredits: 1
This course involves actual clinical coding experience with both scenarios and health records in the classroom and area health facilities. Focus of this professional practice experience is application of Official Coding Guidelines in the professional setting. (Prerequisites: HIT 102, HIT 103; Corequisite: HIT 130, BIOL 2020) (45 hours clinical/semester)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

HIT 113Legal Aspects of Health InformationCredits: 2
To provide the student a foundation in federal and state legislation regarding medical record release, retention, authorizations, and consents. The importance of confidentiality and professional ethics will be emphasized. The medical record in court and the medicolegal importance of accurate documentation will be presented. (2 lecture hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

HIT 117Principles of Medical Claims Billing and ProcessingCredits: 3
An introduction to Medical Insurance and Claims Processing with an emphasis on Managed Care Contracts and various Health Care Payers. This course will introduce the student to the basic fundamentals of medical coding by focusing on ICD-9 and CPT coding systems. (3 lecture hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

HIT 130CPT CodingCredits: 3
An introduction to the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) coding system and outpatient coding guidelines. (Prerequisites: HIT 102, HIT 103; Corequisite: BIOL 2020) (3 lecture hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

HIT 140Medical Office ProceduresCredits: 2
An introduction to business aspects of a medical practice including third party payers, claims filing and processing, accounting and payroll functions. (Prerequisites: HIT 102, HIT 103) (2 lecture hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

HIT 207Advanced Medical TerminologyCredits: 3
This course will focus on advanced topics in medical terminology such as eponymic medical conditions and procedures, traumatic injury staging, and advanced body system based terminology and anatomy. The focus will be terminology required for advanced medical coding requirements. Course is open to all students. Prerequisite of HIT 107 and BIOL 2010. (3 hours lecture/week)


Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

HIT 217Principles of Healthcare Administration/Quality Resource ManagementCredits: 3
This course is an introduction to principles of management and supervision. It is specifically directed toward the health information manager. Personnel management, department budget preparation and maintenance, departmental policies, procedures and job descriptions will be discussed. Requirements of various governmental, third party payers, and accreditation bodies regarding appropriate utilization of resources and continuous quality improvement will also be emphasized. (3 lecture hours/week)


Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

HIT 218Advanced Coding and Classification SystemsCredits: 3
This course focuses on advanced topics in diagnosis and procedural coding using ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS. The course will concentrate on official coding guidelines, selection of appropriate ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes and selection ICD-10-PCS procedure codes. The course will include practice in coding using both case studies and actual health records and computerized coding and grouping software. Students must have, at minimum, an AAS degree in HIT, RHIT credential or CCS credential or permission of the instructor. (2 lecture hours, 3 laboratory hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

HIT 221Advanced Health Information ProceduresCredits: 3
Study of advanced coding topics including chart, management of coding function, revenue cycle management and chargemaster is included. The course will also cover disease registries, professional organization activities and other health information topics as necessary. (3 lecture hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

HIT 222Pathology and Clinical InterpretationsCredits: 4
An introduction to common disease processes, their clinical signs, symptoms, and manifestations. Diagnostic radiology and laboratory examinations, pharmacological and other treatment modalities employed in the treatment of disease will be emphasized. Fall Semester (Prerequisites: BIOL 2010, 2020) (4 lecture hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

HIT 231Professional Practice Experience ICredits: 3
Actual practice in an area hospital. Topics covered include chart assembly and analysis, coding, abstracting, release of information, and medical transcription. (135 hours clinical experience/semester)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

HIT 232Professional Practice Experience IICredits: 2
Clinical experience in quality improvement, utilization management, hospital committee functions, and medical record supervision. Practice is also obtained in specialized facilities such as long term care, psychiatric, ambulatory care, veterinary medicine, and tumor registry. (Prerequisite: HIT 231) (90 hours clinical experience/semester)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

HIT 242Automated Health Information SystemsCredits: 3
An introductory course dealing with principles of automated information systems. The flow of patient information from registration through the clinical care process and billing, to the end use of information in decision support systems will be explained. The importance of data accuracy, integrity and security will be emphasized. The current state of technology employed in healthcare to make the transition to a total computerized patient record will be discussed. Software packages currently utilized by health information departments will be explained and students will utilize application software packages, build databases, query systems and design reports. (2 lecture hours, 3 laboratory hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

HIT 251Coding for ReimbursementCredits: 4
Advanced topics in ICD-9-CM coding focusing specifically on Official Coding Guidelines, sequencing skills and the use of ICD-9-CM in health care reimbursement. The prospective payment system theory and methodology will be the course focus. Ambulatory Patient Classifications will be introduced. Laboratory practice in coding and optimization techniques using actual medical records and a computerized grouper. (Prerequisites: HIT 103, 130; Corequisite: HIT 222) (3 lecture hours, 3 laboratory hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

HIT 260Seminar in Health Information ManagementCredits: 2
A capstone course of research and testing based on all domains and knowledge clusters of the curriculum to prepare the student for national certification. Students will also be involved in service learning project.(2 lecture hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Health Unit Coordinator(back to top)
HUCR 1010Health Unit Coordinator ProceduresCredits: 4
A study of health unit coordinator personal and professional skills including the role of communicator and liaison between the patient, nursing staff, physicians, and ancillary departments. This course also provides a study of health unit coordinator responsibilities in an acute care facility medical unit including the processing of doctors’ orders for scheduling diagnostic tests, procedures, treatment modalities, etc.for patients. Prerequisites: 1) Graduate of an Allied Health Sciences certificate program; or 2) Currently employed as a Health Unit Coordinator or related position (proof of employment is required); or 3) Graduate of a Tennessee Technology Center health-related program of study (transcripts must be provided); or 4) By permission of the Medical Transcription Program director.
(4 lecture hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

HUCR 1020Health Unit Coordinator Clinical PracticumCredits: 2
Students will participate in supervised health unit coordinator practice in a healthcare facility. Prerequisites: 1) Graduate of an Allied Health Sciences certificate program; or 2) Currently employed as a Health Unit Coordinator or related position (proof of employment is required); or 3) Graduate of a Tennessee Technology Center health-related program of study (transcripts must be provided); or 4) By permission of the Medical Transcription Program director.
(150 hours total/semester)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Humanities(back to top)
HUM 261Humanities SeminarCredits: 1 TO 3
This course is designed for those students who are interested in pursuing an in-depth study of some particular humanities problem. Course availability determined by Dean of the Division.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Information Systems(back to top)
INFS 1010Computer ApplicationsCredits: 3
An introductory course including fundamental concepts and terminology using Windows 7, Internet Explorer, MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint. Students also learn how to function in the course management system and online environment, preparing them for other online courses. F, Sp, Su
Course designed for transfer and part of the TN Transfer Pathways.

International Studies(back to top)
INTL 1010Introduction to Global StudiesCredits: 3
This is an interdisciplinary course that approaches global topics from the perspective of various disciplines while analyzing the impacts of globalization on peoples' values and lives. Students will increase their knowledge of global social and cultural institutions, political and economic processes at work in the world, and changes that science and technology are making and have made on the world we live in. The course is designed to enhance the students' appreciation of other cultures and their awareness of personal and ethical responsibilities as global citizens. F, Sp
Roane State General Education course approved and designed for transfer.

LAW 101Introduction to the Legal Profession and Legal EthicsCredits: 3
Philosophy and history of law; legal decision making; the American judicial system; business organizations; civil procedure; role of legal assistants; and ethical and professional standards. F
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

LAW 102Survey of American LawCredits: 3
Legislation, administrative process; government regulation of business, anti-trust, and consumer law; torts; contracts; investigations; domestic relations; wills, estates, trusts, real property, etc. (F)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

LAW 140Legal ResearchCredits: 3
Legal bibliography including codes, administrative regulations, reporters, digests, encyclopedias, citators, law reviews, treatises and West law analysis and synthesis of cases. F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

LAW 150Legal WritingCredits: 3
Legal writing skills including precision and clarity, legal citation, and format; drafting of law office and trial memoranda, trial court brief, appellate brief, and abstracting depositions; analysis and synthesis of legal materials. (Prerequisite: LAW 140 or permission of the program director). F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

LAW 160TortsCredits: 3
Non-contractual obligations which an individual in society owes others according to common law and statue; emphasis on intentional acts violating legally protected interest. (Prerequisite: LAW 101 and LAW 102 or permission of the program director). F
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

LAW 170Criminal LawCredits: 3
Substantive aspects of criminal law including general principles of criminal liability, specific analysis of particular crimes; substantive defenses to crime. (Prerequisites: LAW 101 and LAW 102 or permission of the program director) Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

LAW 201Domestic RelationsCredits: 3
Laws, procedures, and documents involved in domestic relations; breach of promise to marry; marriage, annulment; divorce; adoption; child custody/support. (Prerequisite: LAW 101 and LAW 102 or permission of the program director) F
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

LAW 212Law Office TechnologyCredits: 3
This hands on course of study is designed to provide students with the working knowledge of the use of technology in the law office. Students will be able to prepare legal documents, create and maintain client information in a database, prepare visual presentations and other law office functions accomplished through the use of technology.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

LAW 221Civil Trial and Appellate Practice ICredits: 3
Procedural law; preparation and use of pleadings and other documents involved in the trial and appeal of a civil action. (Prerequisite: LAW 101 and LAW 102 or permission of the program director) F
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

LAW 231Estates and Trust ICredits: 3
Effects of various types of ownership upon passage of property at owner death, with or without a will; administration, taxation of estates and inheritances; basic requirements for trusts, wills, guardianships, and conservatorships; administration of a decedents estate including income tax consequences; case analysis; preparation of necessary documents. (Prerequisite: LAW 101 and LAW 102 or permission of the program director) Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

LAW 235Legal Environment for BusinessCredits: 3
Emphasis is placed on classification of laws, historical background of our systems of laws, duties, buying services, insurance, consumer protection, negotiable instruments, and business organization. (Prerequisite: LAW 101 and LAW 102 or permission of the program director) Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

LAW 240Legal InternshipCredits: 3
Supervised activities in a law firm, agency, or corporate legal department as a paralegal. Completion of the legal specialty course requirements and permission of the program director. Su
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Effective 2014 Fall Semester, the following will be changing for LAW 240:

The course description is changing to: Supervised activities in a law firm, agency, or corporate legal department as a paralegal. Sophomore standing and completion of the legal specialty course requirements or permission of the program director. Su
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.



LAW 241Real PropertyCredits: 3
Freehold estates, concurrent ownership, leases, real estate contracts and deeds, recording system, title assurance, easements, lateral support, water rights, zoning, and eminent domain, practical aspects of conveyance from drafting of purchase and sale agreements to passing of papers; mechanics of title examining; preparation of documents for mortgages, foreclosures, recordings, and closing. (Prerequisite: LAW 101 and LAW 102 or permission of the program director) Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Mammography(back to top)
MAM 110Principles of MammographyCredits: 3
This course covers the basic principles of anatomy, pathology, and imaging protocols in the field of mammography. Topics include patient care, positioning, special procedures, radiation protection, and mammographic anatomy image correlation (3 lecture hours/week).


Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MAM 115Clinical Education ICredits: 3
Students perform a variety of Mammography procedures under supervision of a registered technologist at assigned facilities (students must complete a minimum of 120 mammography exams following specific procedural requirements to qualify for ARRT certification examination). Co-requisite: Principles of Mammography. (24 clinic hours/week)


Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MAM 130Instrumentation and Quality Control for MammographyCredits: 3
A detailed study of mammography physics, equipment, and quality control tests. Topics include mammographic x-ray tubes, circuitry, generators, instrumentation, digital and film-screen imaging systems (3 lecture hours/week).


Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MAM 135Clinical Education IICredits: 3
Students perform a variety of Mammography procedures under supervision of a registered technologist at assigned facilities (students must complete a minimum of 120 mammography exams following specific procedural requirements to qualify for ARRT certification examination). Co-requisite: Instrumentation and Quality Control for Mammography. (24 clinic hours/week)


Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Massage Therapy(back to top)
MAS 113Massage Physiology Pathology and Pharmacy ICredits: 3
Students will learn basic anatomy and physiology of the major body systems. Within each body system this course will cover pathologies and medication that massage therapists may commonly encounter. Emphasis will be on understanding the impact of massage techniques on normal physiology as well as on selected pathologies and medications. (3 lecture hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MAS 114Massage Physiology Pathology and Pharmacy IICredits: 3
Students will learn basic anatomy and physiology of the major body systems. Within each body system this course will cover pathologies and medication that massage therapists may commonly encounter. Emphasis will be on understanding the impact of massage techniques on normal physiology as well as on selected pathologies and medications. (3 lecture hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MAS 117TN Massage Law & Practice EthicsCredits: 3
This course will cover Tennessee law as it relates to massage therapy, understanding the rules of the Tennessee Board of Massage regulating the practice of massage therapy and scope of practice for massage therapists. The importance of a professional presence will be discussed. Students will begin to develop professional boundaries as well as confidence and compassion in addressing the emotional dimensions of massage therapy. Codes of ethics will be examined and applied to real life dilemmas in massage practice. (3 lecture hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MAS 118Massage Business, Professionalism & CommunicationCredits: 2
Designed for a student who plans to work as an employee, a self-employed independent contractor or an employer of other massage therapists, this course will cover basics of business record keeping, taxes, insurance, contracts, job applications, and legal business structures for business. Promotional materials and methods of practice building will also be emphasized. They will learn to write clear, concise and accurate clinical documentation. Students will describe the components of a therapeutic environment, the importance of professional communication, scheduling, time management, and managing stressors and burnout. (2 lecture hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MAS 120Swedish MassageCredits: 3
Students will be taught the techniques of Swedish Massage, which serves as the foundation in which all Western massage techniques were developed. Swedish Massage dates back to the early 19th century and is based on a scientific system of manipulating soft tissues. (1lecture hour, 5 laboratory hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MAS 121The Muscular System ICredits: 2
Students will learn musculoskeletal anatomy, kinesiology, palpation and assessment of the major muscles in the body. Coursework will include building the muscles in clay, finding the muscles and attachment sites in the student's own body and/or palpating them in other students. Assessment of muscle tone and beginning skills in manual release of specific muscle tension will be emphasized. (1 lecture hour, 3 laboratory hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MAS 122The Muscular System IICredits: 2
Students will learn musculoskeletal anatomy, kinesiology, palpation and assessment of the major muscles in the body. Coursework will include building the muscles in clay, finding the muscles and attachment sites in the student's own body and/or palpating them in other students. Assessment of muscle tone and beginning skills in manual release of specific muscle tension will be emphasized. (1 lecture hour, 3 laboratory hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MAS 123Overview of Somatic TherapiesCredits: 2
With hundreds of somatic therapy sub-specialties requiring advanced training, students need exposure to practitioners of as many of these as possible. When guest lecture/demonstration/lab presenters who practice an important sub-specialty are not available, the text will be used. (2 lecture hour, 1 laboratory hour/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MAS 124Student Massage ClinicCredits: 1
Under supervision students will provide twelve massages for persons not enrolled in the RSCC Massage Therapy Program. Documentation, time management and body mechanics will be emphasized, as well as client feedback to enhance effective massage and develop the student's personal style. This course is a transition to the MAS 152 Clinical Massage Practice externship experience. (45 hours total/semester)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MAS 130Medical Massage TherapiesCredits: 4
Medical Massage Therapies are desigend to provide relief for patients suffering from acute and/or chronic myofascial (muscle-connective tissue) pain. Students will apply knowledge of neurological laws, ischemia, trigger points, nerve entrapment, and postural distortion to choose appropriate and effective techniques. Use of SOAP charts to document sessions is required. Main areas of concentration include head and neck, shoulder, carpal tunnel, and low back pain. (2 lecture hours, 6 laboratory hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MAS 135Massage for Special PopulationCredits: 2
Infant, pregnancy, and geriatric massage are the main focus of this course. Other populations related to student interests and instructor expertise may be addressed also. (2 lecture hours, 1 laboratory hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MAS 152Clinical Massage PracticeCredits: 2
Students must document at least 60 hours of massage practice and attend at least two seminar sessions. The experiential learning activities of recruiting clients and arranging at least one outside setting for giving massage sessions may be completed prior to the course starting. (60 clinical hours/semester) Summer only.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Mathematics(back to top)
MATH 0891Mathematics Learning Support ICredits: 3
For students who have placed into Mathematics Learning Support (MLS). This course is designed to provide students with real number sense, knowledge of operations on real numbers, knowledge of operations with algebraic expressions (including polynomials) and the ability to solve equations (emphasis on linear equations/inequalities). Mastery of MLS modules one, two and three is necessary to earn a passing grade in this course. This course does not fulfill the math requirement for graduation. Lecture/Lab combined.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MATH 0892Mathematics Learning Support IICredits: 2
For students who have passed MATH 0891, but not yet shown mastery of all five Math Learning Support (MLS) competency points. This course is designed to provide students with the ability to analyze graphs (emphasis on linear functions and graphs, including inequalities) and knowledge of mathematical modeling and critical thinking. Mastery of MLS modules four and five is necessary to earn a passing grade in this course. This course does not fulfill the math requirement for graduation. Lecture/Lab combined.

Prerequisite: MATH 0891
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MATH 0990GeometryCredits: 3
A study of the most used theorems of two- and three-dimensional Euclidean Geometry. Topics include symmetry, congruence, similarity, right triangle relationships, and geometrical modes of thinking in problem solving. NOTE: This course is designed for students majoring in a transfer program who have not had high school geometry or another advanced high school mathematics course with geometry as a major component and will not fulfill the requirement for graduation. F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MATH 1000Algebra EssentialsCredits: 3
This course is designed to prepare students for algebra-intensive college level courses. It covers operations on polynomials, solving polynomial and rational equations and other topics necessary for success in MATH 1130 and other algebra-intensive college level courses. This course does not fulfill the math requirement for graduation.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MATH 1010Selected TopicsCredits: 3
A three-credit hour review of algebraic concepts necessary for MATH 1130 or specific certificate programs. MATH 1010 provides a bridge for students who have completed the necessary high school or entrance examination requirements for MATH 1130 but show a deficiency in basic algebraic skills. This course does not fulfill the General Education core requirements for graduation or transfer. Will be offered as an express class preceding the beginning of the semester, or as needed during the semester. F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MATH 1030Mathematics for the Health SciencesCredits: 3
This course is designed to prepare the allied health student to function in academic and clinical settings with mathematics competence. Topics of study include fractions, fractional equations and formulas, ratios and proportions, apothecaries and metric measurements, dosage calculations, logarithms, and statistics. (Prerequisite: Two years of high school algebra and one year of high school geometry or appropriate learning support mathematics courses) This course does not meet math requirement for AS/AA degree, nor does it carry transfer credit. F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MATH 1130College AlgebraCredits: 3
A course in algebraic functions, their properties and uses-equations, inequalities, graphs, systems of linear equations, analytical geometry including ellipse and hyperbola. Applications are in the mathematics of finance as well as the laws of growth and decay in other areas. (Prerequisites: Two years of high school algebra and one year of geometry with an ACT of 19 or above OR appropriate mathematics learning support courses and MATH 1000) F, Sp, Su


Roane State General Education course approved and designed for transfer.

MATH 1410Number Concepts/Algebra StructuresCredits: 3
This course includes symbolic logic, logical reasoning, history of early numeration systems, set theory with rules of operations and Venn diagrams, relations and functions, the systems of whole numbers, of integers, and of rational numbers. Any student would profit from this course, but it is especially targeted to the education major (elementary and non-math secondary). (Prerequisite: Two years of high school algebra and one year of geometry with an ACT of 19 or above OR appropriate learning support math courses.) F, Sp
Roane State General Education course approved and designed for transfer.

MATH 1420Problem Solving GeometryCredits: 3
A continuation of MATH 1410, this course includes elementary number theory, irrational number, basic algebra, interest (simple and compound), elements of plane and solid geometry (especially working with measurements and formulas), the metric system, and basic statistics. (Prerequisites: MATH 1410 or consent of instructor). Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MATH 1530Probability and Statistics (Non-Calculus Based)Credits: 3
An introduction to probability and statistics without calculus. Topics covered include sampling, frequency distribution, elementary probability, hypotheses testing, linear regression and correlation, analysis of variance and non-parametric statistics. A scientific calculator is required. (Prerequisites: Two years of high school algebra and one year of geometry with an ACT of 19 or above OR appropriate learning support mathematics courses) F, Sp, Su
Roane State General Education course approved and designed for transfer. (TTP course)

MATH 1630Finite MathematicsCredits: 3
Brief review of algebra with emphasis on linear, quadratic, exponential, and logarithmic functions. Correlation, regression, matrix algebra, linear programming, mathematics of finance, and probability. Applications to business and finance. (Prerequisites: Two years of high school algebra and one year of geometry with an ACT of 23 or above OR appropriate learning support mathematics courses andMATH 1130). F, Sp
Roane State General Education course approved and designed for transfer. (TTP course)

MATH 1720TrigonometryCredits: 3
Analysis of functions of angles, solutions of right and general triangles, graphs of trigonometric functions, identities and formulas, equation-solving techniques, polar coordinates. A calculator with trig and log functions will be needed by the student. (Prerequisites: Two years high school algebra and one year of geometry, or appropriate learning support mathematics courses and MATH 1130) F
Roane State General Education course approved and designed for transfer. (TTP course)

MATH 1730PreCalculusCredits: 4
Designed primarily for students planning to enter the calculus sequence, but who need more mathematical background. Topics include functions and graphing-algebraic, trigonometric, exponential and logarithmic, equations, the binomial theorem, and conics. A calculator with trig and log functions will be needed by the student. (Prerequisites: Two years high school algebra, a year of geometry and a score of 23 or higher on the math component of the ACT, OR appropriate RSCC courses, e.g. learning support and MATH 1130. Regardless of high school background, an ACT of less than 26 on the math component indicates that the student would profit from taking MATH 1730 before calculus.) F, Sp
Roane State General Education course approved and designed for transfer.

MATH 1830Calculus for BusinessCredits: 3
A calculus course designed for students in the business or biological sciences. Differential and integral calculus of the algebraic, exponential and logarithmic functions with applications in business and economics. (Prerequisites: Two years of high school algebra and one year of geometry with an ACT of 24 or above or MATH 1130). F, Sp
Roane State General Education course approved and designed for transfer. (TTP course)

MATH 1910Calculus ICredits: 4
The standard course in single-variable calculus is designed for students of science, engineering, mathematics, and computer science. Topics included are rates of change, limits, continuity, differentiation of algebraic and transcendental functions, applications of the derivative, anti-differentiation, basic integration and the fundamental theorem of the calculus. (Prerequisites: Two years high school algebra, one year of geometry, and one year of advanced math (including trigonometry) plus satisfactory ACT scores of 26 (or equivalent SAT scores) or above on the math component, MATH 1730 OR MATH 1710 and 1720 from RODP) F, Sp
Roane State General Education course approved and designed for transfer.

MATH 1920Calculus IICredits: 4
A continuation of the standard year of freshman calculus, this course includes integration by substitution, by-parts, partial fractions and trigonometric substitutions for both algebraic and transcendental functions. Further applications of integration, such as area between curves, volumes of rotation, and surfaces of revolution are considered. Indeterminate forms, l'Hopital's Rule, and improper integrals are covered. Infinite series, including Taylor and MacClaurin with applications complete the semester. (Prerequisite: MATH 1910) Sp, Su
Course designed for transfer and part of the TN Transfer Pathways.

MATH 2000Matrix ComputationsCredits: 1
Introduction to matrix calculations including determinants, eigenvalues and eigenvectors. This is a five week class. (Prerequisite: MATH 1910 or permission of instructor.) Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MATH 2010Matrix AlgebraCredits: 3
A first course in the algebra of simultaneous linear equations and matrices. Includes Gaussian elimination, determinants, vector spaces, linear transformation, eigenvalues, eigenvectors change of basis, Gram-Schmidt orthonormalization process, and applications. (Prerequisite: MATH 1910 or permission of instructor) Sp
Course designed for transfer and part of the TN Transfer Pathways.

MATH 2050Probability and Statistics (Calculus-Based)Credits: 3
This calculus-based course is designed primarily for students of Business and Economics. It includes descriptive statistics, concepts of probability and probability distributions, binomial and normal distributions, linear correlation and regression, estimation and significance tests for means, ANOVA, contingency tables and quality control. A calculator and basic computer abilities are necessary. (Prerequisite: MATH 1830 or MATH 1910) Sp
Course designed for transfer and part of the TN Transfer Pathways.

MATH 2100Discrete MathematicsCredits: 3
This course is designed for mathematics and computer science majors. It includes symbolic logic, sets, relations and functions. Boolean algebra, combinatorics, and the concept of proof in mathematics and elementary number theory. (Prerequisite: MATH 1910) Sp
Course designed for transfer and part of the TN Transfer Pathways.

MATH 2110Calculus IIICredits: 4
This course is a continuation of the first-year calculus sequence. Topics included are partial differentiation, multiple integrals, polar co-ordinate geometry and parametric equations, 3-D analytical geometry vectors and vector calculus. (Prerequisite: MATH 1920) F
Course designed for transfer and part of the TN Transfer Pathways.

MATH 2120Differential EquationsCredits: 3
A study of the solution of ordinary differential equations, first order equations, linear equations of any order, series solutions, applications, Laplace transforms, and Runge-Kutta methods. (Prerequisite: MATH 1920 and it is strongly recommended that students also take MATH 2110). Sp
Course designed for transfer and part of the TN Transfer Pathways.

Medical Scribe(back to top)
MDSC 2010Medical Scribe ProceduresCredits: 4
This course provides simulated practice recording verbal communiation encountered during patient-doctor interaction and the recording of clinical events as they unfold. It also includes a study of procedures related to the retrieval of diagnostic test results. Procedures used in scheduling diagnostic tests, followup appointments, etc., are discussed and practiced. An emphasis is placed on the study of professional and ethical behavior in a clinical healthcare setting. Prerequisite: Completion of any Reading and English Learning Support requirements. (3 lecture hours/2 lab week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Medical Transcription(back to top)
MDT 102Medical Terminology ICredits: 3
A study of medical terminology word elements including prefixes, suffixes and root words. Diagnostic, clinical, laboratory, pharmaceutical and surgical terms are also learned as they pertain to each body system. (3 lecture hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Effective 2014 Fall Semester, MDT 102 will be inactivated.



MDT 103Anatomy Concepts in Medical TranscriptionCredits: 2
A study of basic anatomy and physiology of all body systems. (2 lecture hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Effective 2014 Fall Semester, MDT 103 will be inactivated.



MDT 104Medical Transcription ICredits: 5
Transcription practice of basic healthcare dictation incorporating skills in English language, technology, medical knowledge, proofreading, editing and research, while meeting progressively demanding accuracy standards. (18 laboratory hours/week)


Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Effective 2014 Fall Semester, MDT 104 will be inactivated.



MDT 105Medical Transcription ProceduresCredits: 2
Emphasis is placed on healthcare documentation standards according to the AAMT Book of Style for Medical Transcription. A general overview of fundamental grammar concepts, capitalization, and punctuation usage relative to clinical documentation is provided. Course also includes an introduction to medicolegal issues and regulatory agency requirements as they relate to the practice of medical transcription. (2 lecture hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Effective 2014 Fall Semester, MDT 105 will be inactivated.



MDT 110Technology Concepts in Medical Transcription ICredits: 2
This coursework is designed to introduce the student to word processing applications and related technologies and to develop computer skills and proficiency. It is designed to study, synthesize, and apply technologies used in healthcare documentation. (2 lecture hours/week)


Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Effective 2014 Fall Semester, MDT 110 will be inactivated.



MDT 111Medical Transcription IICredits: 5
Transcription of intermediate and advanced original healthcare dictation using advanced proofreading, editing, and research skills, while meeting progressively demanding accuracy and productivity standards. This course also provides an introduction to speech recognition editing. (18 laboratory hours/week).
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Effective 2014 Fall Semester, MDT 111 will be inactivated.



MDT 112Clinical PracticumCredits: 3
Transcription practice and speech recognition editing of authentic physician dictation provided by a medical facility or transcription service. Prerequisite: MDT 111 or permission of Program Director. (240 clinical hours total/semester).
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Effective 2014 Fall Semester, MDT 112 will be inactivated.



MDT 118Technology Concepts in Medical Transcription IICredits: 2
A study of advanced Microsoft Word features designed to improve efficiency and accuracy of transcribed reports. Additional topics of study include electronic research techniques, electronic references and resources, troubleshooting, security issues, and related technologies. Practice with typing tutorial software to further increase speed and accuracy. (2 lecture hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Effective 2014 Fall Semester, MDT 118 will be inactivated.



MDT 120Medical Terminology IICredits: 3
A study of advanced anatomical terms, disease processes and associated pathology, laboratory, and radiology terminology. Common surgical terms, techniques, equipment, and instrumentation are also studied. (3 lecture hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Effective 2014 Fall Semester, MDT 120 will be inactivated.



MDT 125Pharmacology Concepts in Medical TranscriptionCredits: 2
A study of the language of pharmacology including the correct spelling, pronunciation, classification and therapeutic use of commonly prescribed drugs. (2 lecture hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Effective 2014 Fall Semester, MDT 125 will be inactivated.



MDT 150Special Topics in Medical TranscriptionCredits: 2 TO 5
Special topics may include the transcription of authentic medical dictation at an intermediate and/or advanced level to satisfy the total number of minutes required for program completion. Other special topics may include transcription-related topics such as speech recognition technology, transcription of ESL physician dictation, RMT review, etc. (Elective) 4 to 18 hours/week depending on topic of study. Note: (MDT 150 is optional unless the total number of minutes transcribed is less than 2100 upon completion of MDT 104, MDT 111 and MDT 112.)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Effective 2014 Fall Semester, MDT 150 will be inactivated.



Mechatronics(back to top)
MECH 1010Mechanical SystemsCredits: 3
This course is a study of the basic mechanical components in a complex mechatronics system. Topics covered include basic functions and physical properties of mechanical components and the roles they play in the system such as: materials, lubrication requirements, and surface properties: troubleshooting techniques and strategies to identify, localize and correct malfunctions; and systemic preventative maintenance; and electrical and mechanical component safety. Technical documentation such as data sheets and specifications of mechanical elements will also be covered. Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MECH 1020Fundamentals of High-Tech ManufacturingCredits: 3
This course explores and teaches the basics of process control and automated manufacturing processes. Topics include programmable logic controllers, discrete and analog I/O, PID loops, materials handling processes, automated three-state conveyor applications, physical, chemical and electronic principles necessary for sensors to measure or detect changes in the process physical phenomena. This course also examines the benefits realized using computer integrated manufacturing as applied to a production or assembly process. Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MECH 1030Introduction to Industrial Electronic SystemsCredits: 3
This course is a study of the basic electrical components in a mechatronic system. Topics covered will include basic functions and physical properties of electrical components; troubleshooting techniques and strategies to identify, localize and correct malfunctions; and systematic preventative maintenance and electrical component safety. Technical documentation such as data sheets, schematics, timing diagrams and system specifications will also be covered. Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MECH 1040Programmable Logic ControllersCredits: 3
Introduction to programmable logic controller terminology, input/output modules and memory. Relay schematics and ladder logic diagrams and programming of programmable logic controllers covered and reinforced in practical laboratory experiments. Sensing devices as limit switches, on/off electrical devices, applications of industrial tye PLCs requiring motion control are included.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MECH 1050Industrial RoboticsCredits: 3
This course introduces the student to robotics and defines the uses in Industrial Manufacturing. Various topics cover robotic classifications, applications, work-cell layout, and software packages for programming various manufacturers robots. Included is an overview of the I/O and sensor interfacing used with the robotic controller. Students gain operating and troubleshooting experience, plus experience in programming an industrial robot for applications assemblies, parts feeding, index table control, conveyor integration and fault detection systems. Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MECH 1110Fund Mechatronic SysCredits: 3
Provides students with basic skills and fundamental knowledge of a sophisticated automation systems.Includes focus on mechanical, electrical, fluid/pneumatic and computers, and the integration of such to achieve machine movement and control. Lecture and discussion provide additional information essential to a qualified operator or technician of mechatronics. Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MECH 1120Pneumatics and HydraulicsCredits: 3
This course is a study of fluid power technology using fluids or compressed air as the transfer media. Complete hydraulic and pneumatic systems are studied including power sources, reservoirs, pumps, compressors, lines, valves and actuators. Students will learn troubleshooting strategies to identify, localize and correct malfunctions. Preventative maintenance and safety issues will also be discussed. Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway

MECH 1130Programmable Logic Controllers AdvancedCredits: 3
This is an advanced course on applying the basic concepts, programming and applications of a PLC. Topics include various applications of industrial implementation of PLCs requiring programming, program troubleshooting, timers and counters, subroutines. as well as event-driven and time-driven sequences. Ladder logic diagrams and programming PLCs are covered and reinforced in practical laboratory experiments. Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MECH 1140Computer Aided Design for MechatronicsCredits: 3
This course is a study of technical drafting techniques and computer aided design for engineering and manufacturing disciplines. Students will learn to create and read basic engineering-type drawings used for mechanical parts, area pnas, sheet-metal and mechatronics projects. Students will learn about orthographic and isometric projection, section views, dimensioning, and title blocks. AutoCAD will be the drawing software used for the class. AutoCAD topics covered will be basic commands, file maintenance, creation of 2-D drawings and plotting. Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MECH 1150Autonomous RoboticsCredits: 3
This is a lab-based course that uses a hands-on approach to introduce the basic concepts of robotics, focusing on the construction and programming of autonomous mobile robots. Students will first learn the basic principles of mechanical construction, electronics, sensors, motors and robot programming. Students will work in groups to build and test increasingly more complex mobile robots, culminating in an end-of-semester robot project. (Prerequisites: Completion of any Learning Support requirements). Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MECH 1160Industrial SafetyCredits: 3
This course includes the OSHA 30-hour General Industry Safety and Health content. Upon completion, attendees will receive a 30-hour course completion card. Students will also learn the requirements of general material handling and storage, as well as specifics in the storage, movement utilizing powered industrial trucks, combustibility issues of flammable materials, and handling and storage of non-compatible materials. Instruction in the conditions, operations and circumstances of fall protection systems and practices will be provided.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway

Management(back to top)
MGT 200Foundations of BusinessCredits: 4
Nature of business, including economic issues and systems. An overview of the functional areas of business including management, marketing, financial systems, computers, accounting, business law, and careers in business is presented. F
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MGT 201Management ConceptsCredits: 4
This course is an introduction to management with emphasis on the managerial functions, i.e., planning, organizing, staffing, directing and controlling. Also included is an exploration of leadership, motivation, communication, quality control and decision making from both an individual and a group standpoint. F
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MGT 203Human Resource ManagementCredits: 4
The study of the various aspects of human resource management with special emphasis on the training of personnel for both private and public organizations. Included in the course is the exploration of selection and recruitment; placement; evaluation techniques; collective bargaining and union/management relations; and compensation management including incentives and benefit packages. F
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MGT 205Marketing in the Global EconomyCredits: 4
An overview and analysis of the activities performed by individuals, businesses, and nonprofit organizations that allow for the exchange of goods and services satisfying the needs of major markets. The course includes the study of controllable and uncontrollable market variables, marketing strategy and consumer behavior. Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MGT 206Applied EconomicsCredits: 4
This course covers the foundations of economics-supply and demand and demand theory as well as features and goals of capitalism market systems, national income determinations, and monetary fiscal policy. Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MGT 207Managerial Accounting and FinanceCredits: 4
This course focuses on the use of management accounting information and financial accounting information in various business settings. Additionally, the course will focus on accumulation and reporting accounting information. Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MGT 208Training and DevelopmentCredits: 4
Underscores the most recently developed training techniques with emphasis on needs assessment; teaching and learning skills; instructional systems design (ISD); and training delivery and evaluation. Management electives offered summer term only, on an alternating basis.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MGT 209Interpersonal CommunicationCredits: 4
An exploration and application of the basic concepts and principles of effective interpersonal and intergroup communication. Emphasis will be on the students' development of a personal action plan to improve their interpersonal communication skills. Management electives offered summer term only, on an alternating basis.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MGT 210Business and Its Legal EnvironmentCredits: 4
The exploration of the laws and procedures affecting the legal environment of business including the nature and sources of law; courts and legal procedures; constitutional law; and the law of torts; in particular intellectual properties like copyrights and trademarks. Management electives offered summer term only, on an alternating basis.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MGT 211Introduction to Global BusinessCredits: 4
This course provides an introduction to global business and the evolving global economy. It focuses on the commercial, economic, financial and human/social aspects of globalization in the world today. The course examines what global business is and how it pervades most aspects of our lives. The course covers a wide range of perspectives on the pros and cons of globalization. In addition, the future impacts and trends related to globalization are explored. Management electives offered summer term only, on an alternating basis.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MGT 215Special Topics in Management ICredits: 1 TO 8
An in-depth analysis of a particular topic, concern or problem as it applies to management. May be used for prior learning assessment with prior approval from the student's academic advisor.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MGT 221Introduction to Green Leadership and SustainabilityCredits: 4
Designed for the beginning student to understand the concepts of 'Green Leadership' and 'Sustainability,' this course will build the student's capacity to analyze, recommend, and implement sustainability programs within an organization. The course will further enable the student to initiate or continue quality improvements, develop eco-advantage, and enhance the triple-bottom-line of People, Planet, and Profit. The student will be able to perpetuate sustainable business practices which take from our Planet's limited resources no more than what can be replaced. The ultimate goal of sustainable business practices and Green leadership is to have a 'zero carbon footprint' which creates 'no-harm' to our environment.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MGT 225Resolving Conflict: Negotiating Successful SolutionsCredits: 4
In this course the student will gain an understanding of the various types of conflict and the causes of those conflicts. The student will learn different methods of successfully resolving conflict in both interpersonal and group environments. Additionally the student will learn ways to improve negotiation skills and other means of Alternate Dispute Resolution (ADR) available to resolve conflicts and solve problems. Students may not receive credit for both MGT 225 and BUS 236. Management electives offered summer term only, on an alternating basis.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Magnetic Resonance Imaging(back to top)
MRI 111Physics and InstrumentationCredits: 3
This course covers the basic principles of physics and instrumentation in the field of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Topics include magnetization, magnet hardware, gradient and radio-frequency coil technology, image formation techniques, image characteristics, pulse sequences, sequence parameters, and image artifacts. The course also covers the concepts of safety and bio-effects. Corequisite: Clinical Education I. (3 lecture hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MRI 113Clinical Education ICredits: 3
Students perform a variety of Magnetic Resonance Imaging procedures under supervision of a registered technologist at assigned facilities (students must complete a minimum of 120 exams following specific procedural requirements to qualify for the ARRT Magnetic Resonance certification examination). Co-requisite: MRI Physics and Instrumentation. (24 hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MRI 115Magnetic Resonance Imaging Patient ApplicationsCredits: 3
This course covers the basic principles of patient management and imaging protocols for Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Topics include patient care, cross-sectional anatomy, imaging procedures, post-processing techniques, special procedures, and quality control. Co-requisite: Clinical Education II. (3 lecture hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MRI 117Clinical Education IICredits: 3
Students perform a variety of Magnetic Resonance Imaging procedures under supervision of a registered technologist at assigned facilities (students must complete a minimum of 120 exams following specific procedural requirements to qualify for the ARRT Magnetic Resonance certification examination). Co-requisite: Magnetic Resonance Imaging Patient Applications. (24 hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Military Science Army(back to top)
MSAR 1010Foundations of OfficershipCredits: 2
Discusses organization and role of the Army. Emphasizes basic life skills pertaining to fitness and communication. Analyzes Army values and expected ethical behavior. Adventure training skills lab introduces land navigation, rifle marksmanship, mountaineering and optional field training exercises. Course availability determined by host institution.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MSAR 1020Basic LeadershipCredits: 2
Develops basic skills that underline effective problem solving. Examines factors that influence leader and group effectiveness. Emphasis communication skills to include active listening and feedback techniques. Adventure training skills lab introduces land navigation, rifle marksmanship, mountaineering and optional field training exercises. Course availability determined by host institution.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MSAR 1030Army ROTC Fitness ProgramCredits: 1
Develops individual muscular strength, muscular endurances and cardio-respiratory endurance. Classes are divided into groups based on ability and exercises are geared toward personal improvement. Primary evaluation is the Army Physical Fitness Test, which consists of pushups, situps and a two-mile run. May be repeated. Maximum 4. Course availability determined by host institution.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MSAR 2000Leaders' Training CourseCredits: 4
A 28-day leadership of self, self-confidence, and individual leadership skills. Concentrates on problem solving and critical thinking skills. Emphasizes communication skills such as feedback and conflict resolution. Adventure training skills lab introduces land navigation, rifle marksmanship, mountaineering, and optional field training exercises. Course availability determined by host institution.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MSAR 2010Individual Leadership StudiesCredits: 3
Develops knowledge of self, self-confidence, individual leadership skills. Concentrates on problem solving and critical thinking skills. Emphasizes communication skills such as feedback and conflict resolution. Adventure training skills lab introduces land navigation, rifle marksmanship, mountaineering, and optional field training exercises. Course availability determined by host institution.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MSAR 2020Leadership and Problem SolvingCredits: 3
Focuses on self-development through understanding of self and group processes. Examines leadership through group projects and historical case studies. Adventure training skills lab introduces land navigation, rifle marksmanship, mountaineering, and optional field training exercises. (Prerequisite: MSAR 201 or consent of the professor of Military Science) Course availability determined by host institution.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Math-Science(back to top)
MSC 1012Introduction to Physical ScienceCredits: 4
This is a survey course of the principles of physics and chemistry. Topics from the following areas will be covered: The nature of science, mechanics, energy momentum, sound and light, electricity and magnetism, atomic theory, chemical reactions, nuclear reactions, science and modern life. This course is designed primarily for students in the 2 + 2 education program. Each student is assessed a lab fee for this course. (Prerequisites: Completion of Reading and Math Learning Support requirements, if applicable). (3 hours lecture, 2 hours laboratory) F, Sp, Su
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MSC 261Southwest Field TripCredits: 3
The Southwest Field Trip is a multidisciplinary and humanistic study (including contributions from anthropology, archeology, astronomy, biology, geography, geology, history, and literature) of the prehistoric and historic peoples and cultures of the 'Four Corner' area of the American southwest, including the ecology and geology of the region. Primary attention is given to the Ancestral Puebloans, ancient Native American peoples who lived throughout the Colorado Plateau. Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MSC 262Southwest Field TripCredits: 3
The Southwest Field Trip is a multidisciplinary and humanistic study (including contributions from anthropology, archeology, astronomy, biology, geography, geology, history, and literature) of the prehistoric and historic peoples and cultures of the 'Four Corner' area of the American southwest, including the ecology and geology of the region. Primary attention is given to the Ancestral Puebloans, ancient Native American peoples who lived throughout the Colorado Plateau. Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MUS 010Solo ClassCredits: 0
Performance opportunity for all students enrolled in Individual Instruction. Required of all students enrolled for two hours credit in Individual Instruction, and for Music and Music Education Option Students each semester. Solo class is also for students with a music scholarship. F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MUS 020RecitalCredits: 0
Required of all Music and Music Education majors in their performance area with permission and recommendation of applied instructor. Should be registered for the last semester before graduation. F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MUS 101Voice Class ICredits: 1
Group instruction in basic vocal techniques, focusing on vocal styles of the 20th century. Class meets twice per week. F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MUS 102Voice Class IICredits: 1
Continuation of group instruction in voice, focusing on performance skills and stage presence. Class meets twice per week. F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MUS 103Class Piano ICredits: 1
Group instruction in basic keyboard technique for students with little or no prior training in piano, or for music majors preparing for a piano proficiency exam. F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MUS 1030Music AppreciationCredits: 3
Open to all students who desire a better understanding of music. In this one-semester course, traditional art music will be explored through class lecture as well as weekly listening assignments. Available in lecture, video, and web format. F, Sp, Su
Roane State General Education course approved and designed for transfer.

MUS 104Class Piano IICredits: 1
Group instruction in basic keyboard technique for students with little prior training in piano, or for music majors preparing for a piano proficiency examination. Electronic pianos will be used. Class meets twice weekly. Daily practice required. Should be taken in sequence. Course availability determined by Program Director.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MUS 105AccompanyingCredits: 1
Accompany voice lessons, ensembles, and recitals in order to learn the fundamentals of accompanying. Two voice students assigned per semester hour. Admittance by audition. Course availability determined by Program Director.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MUS 106AccompanyingCredits: 2
Students with acceptable piano proficiency accompany voice lessons, ensembles, and/or recitals. Two voice students assigned per credit hour. Admittance by audition. May be repeated for credit. (Students enrolled in MUS 105 or MUS 106 are eligible for scholarship awards.) Course availability determined by Program Director.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MUS 108Contemporary Guitar ClassCredits: 1
Group instruction in basic skills of guitar, focusing on contemporary and folk music. Class meets twice weekly. Course availability determined by Program Director.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MUS 110Music Theory ICredits: 3
A study of notation, tonality, intervals, triads, seventh chords and chord progressions leading to a fundamental understanding of harmony in 18th century music. (Prerequisite: Knowledge of music fundamentals.) F
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MUS 111Ear Training ICredits: 1
Development and proficiency in identifying intervals, scales, and triads aurally. Ability to vocalize and notate basic melodies, harmonies and rhythms. Should be taken concurrently with MUS 110, Music Theory I. F
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MUS 112Roane State Concert ChoirCredits: 1
Performs a variety of music, from pop to major choral works and selections from standard choral literature. Meets three hours per week. May be repeated for credit. Open to all students. F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MUS 113CelebrationCredits: 1
A contemporary show choir. Meets four hours per week and begins one week prior to the beginning of fall semester. Students accepted into Celebration are expected to participate in the class both fall and spring semester of the academic year. May be repeated for credit. Admission by audition only (Auditions are held each spring for the following year). F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MUS 114Celebration ChoreographyCredits: 1
Meets two hours per week and begins one week prior to the beginning of fall semester. Students accepted into Celebration are expected to participate in the class both fall and spring semesters of the academic year. F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MUS 115Small Instrument EnsemblesCredits: 1
String, brass, and woodwind ensembles will rehearse three hours per week and perform three times during a semester. Classical literature for standard instrumentations will be emphasized. Rehearsal times arranged according to students' schedules. Assignment of groups to be determined by instructor. Course availability determined by Program Director.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MUS 116Concert BandCredits: 1
Performs traditional and contemporary wind ensemble literature. Open to all qualified students. Meets three hours per week. Open to all students who play band instruments. Course availability determined by Program Director.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MUS 117Jazz BandCredits: 1
Performs arrangements for jazz in contemporary and jazz-rock styles. Performances regularly scheduled off-campus, as well as for student body. Meets two hours per week. No audition is required. May be repeated for credit. F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MUS 118Gospel ChoirCredits: 1
Perform traditional and contemporary gospel music designed for students who enjoy singing gospel music. Emphasis is placed upon public performances. Meets three hours per week. May be repeated for credit. Open to all students. Course availability determined by Director of Music Program.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MUS 119Women's ChoirCredits: 1
Vocal ensemble consisting of female students. Performs a variety of choral literature specifically designed for the female voice. Ensemble will perform a minimum of three times per semester. May be repeated for credit but not to replace a failing grade. Meets on the Oak Ridge campus. Course availability determined by Director of Music Program.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MUS 120Music Theory IICredits: 2
This course includes the study of standard vocabulary of harmony, part writing, form and analysis of common practice music. Must be taken in sequence. (Prerequisites: MUS 110; MUS 111) Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MUS 121Bluegrass BandCredits: 1
This course explores the idiom of Bluegrass music with an emphasis on performance. Students rehearse together in order to become familiar with playing in an ensemble, improve instrumental proficiency and prepare for performances. F, S.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MUS 123Ear Training IICredits: 1
This course covers development of proficiency in identifying and notating melodic, harmonic and rhythmic dictation. Must be taken in sequence. Should be taken concurrently with MUS 120.(Prerequisites: MUS 110; MUS 111) Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MUS 126Vocal SurveyCredits: 1
Addresses issues related to the study of vocal music in a lecture, class discussion and performance format. Subjects of study include an introduction to vocal anatomy, diction (International Phonetic Alphabet), voice classification, voice literature, textual and musical interpretation, performance etiquette, stylistic appropriateness and career opportunities.(This course is intended for music majors with voice as a principle instrument. Students should complete two semesters total whether planning to continue in performance or education.) F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MUS 131Pop Music in AmericaCredits: 3
A survey of American music representative of the present day scene, focusing on the evolution of rock music. Open to all students. Course availability determined by Dean of the Division.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MUS 132Stage Production BandCredits: 1
This course concentrates on reading written music of several different styles - pop, jazz, rock, broadway and classical. Students may work with RSCC musical productions produced through the music or music theatre departments. Instrumentation will vary each semester, but all instrumentalists are welcome including strings, brass, reeds, rhythm section, etc. (Prerequisite: music reading skills on one's particular instrument)(This course is intended for instrumental students with a strong reading background whether from a high school concert, marching, jazz band, or private study. Offered for students looking to fulfill the ensemble requirement for music majors or anyone wanting to improve their reading and performing skills.) F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MUS 140Fundamentals of MusicCredits: 2
A beginning study of music, its terminology, and its elements such as notes, scales, intervals, keys, triads, meter and smaller forms. Designed to acquaint the student with notation, the keyboard, sight singing, and ear training. Open to all students. Course availability determined by Director of Music Program.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MUS 170GuitarCredits: 1
This course is an individual instruction class and may be repeated for credit. Students registering for this course should contact the instructor to schedule the lessons. F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MUS 171GuitarCredits: 2
This course is an individual instruction class and may be repeated for credit. Students registering for this course should contact the instructor to schedule the lessons. F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MUS 180PianoCredits: 1
This course is an individual instruction class and may be repeated for credit. Students registering for this course should contact the instructor to schedule the lessons. F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MUS 181PianoCredits: 2
This course is an individual instruction class and may be repeated for credit. Students registering for this course should contact the instructor to schedule the lessons. F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MUS 182OrganCredits: 1
This course is an individual instruction class and may be repeated for credit. Students registering for this course should contact the instructor to schedule the lessons. F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MUS 183OrganCredits: 2
This course is an individual instruction class and may be repeated for credit. Students registering for this course should contact the instructor to schedule the lessons. F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MUS 190VoiceCredits: 1
This course is an individual instruction class and may be repeated for credit. Students registering for this course should contact the instructor to schedule the lessons. F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MUS 191VoiceCredits: 2
This course is an individual instruction class and may be repeated for credit. Students registering for this course should contact the instructor to schedule the lessons. F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MUS 192BrassCredits: 1
This course is an individual instruction class and may be repeated for credit. Students registering for this course should contact the instructor to schedule the lessons. Course availability determined by Director of Music Program.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MUS 193WoodwindsCredits: 1
This course is an individual instruction class and may be repeated for credit. Students registering for this course should contact the instructor to schedule the lessons. Course availability determined by Director of Music Program.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MUS 194StringsCredits: 1
This course is an individual instruction class and may be repeated for credit. Students registering for this course should contact the instructor to schedule the lessons. Course availability determined by Director of Music Program.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MUS 195PercussionCredits: 1
This course is an individual instruction class and may be repeated for credit. Students registering for this course should contact the instructor to schedule the lessons. Course availability determined by Director of Music Program.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MUS 200Music SeminarCredits: 1 TO 3
This course is designed for those students who are interested in pursuing an in-depth study of some particular music area. Course availability determined by Director of Music Program.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MUS 210Music Theory IIICredits: 2
This course includes a study of tonicization, modulation, chromatic harmony, chord progressions, part writing, form and analysis leading to an understanding of harmony and melody in 19th century music. Must be taken in sequence. (Prerequisites: MUS 110, MUS 120) F
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MUS 213Introduction to Digital MusicCredits: 2
Introduction to the use of computer technology in music notation, recording and editing. Course investigates MIDI technology, sequencing and audio recording. While some musical knowledge is a plus, creativity will suffice. F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MUS 214Digital Music IICredits: 3
This course is a continuation of Intro to Digital Music. Students will continue to learn the use of computer technology in music notation, recording and edition. This course further investigates MIDI technology, sequencing and audio recording. (Prerequisite: MUS 213) F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MUS 215Ear Training IIICredits: 1
This course is a continuation of MUS 123, Ear Training II. Student continues to develop aural listening skills and proficiency in identifying intervals, compound intervals, modes and chords. Ability to vocalize and notate complex melodies, harmonies and rhythms. Should be taken concurrently with MUS 210. (Prerequisites: MUS 120; MUS 123) F
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MUS 220Music Theory IVCredits: 2
Study of modulation, chromatic harmonies, 20th century harmonies, and other harmonic procedures since the common practice period. Must be taken in sequence. (Prerequisites: MUS 110, 120, 210) Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MUS 222Ear Training IVCredits: 1
Content covers development of proficiency in identifying and notating complex, melodic, harmonic and rhythmic dictation. Must be taken in sequence. Should be taken concurrently with MUS 220. (Prerequisites: MUS 210; MUS 215) Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MUS 230Introduction to Music Literature ICredits: 3
Study of music in Western civilization from antiquity through the Baroque era. Students learn through class lecture, listening assignments, concert attendance, and performance of representative literature. Offered for non-music majors who can read music; required for music majors. Course availability determined by Director of Music Program.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MUS 231Music History SurveyCredits: 3
Study of music in western civilization from antiquity through 20th century. Students learn through class lecture, listening assignments, concert attendance, and performance of representative literature. Offered for non-music majors who can read music; required for music majors. Course availability determined by Director of the Music Program.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MUS 240Introduction to Music Literature IICredits: 3
A continuation of MUS 230, Introduction to Music Literature I, covering the Classic era through 20th century. Offered for non-music majors who can read music; required for music majors. (Offered only in alternate Spring semesters). Course availability determined by Director of the Music Program.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MUS 250Choral ConductingCredits: 3
Study of choral conducting techniques; and management of church, school and community choral groups both vocally and organizationally. Offered for both music majors and non-music majors. Students should be able to read music. Course availability determined by Director of the Music Program.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MUS 270GuitarCredits: 2
This course is an individual instruction class for first year music majors. This course may be repeated for credit. Students registering for this course should contact the instructor to schedule the lessons. F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MUS 271GuitarCredits: 2
This course is an individual instruction class for second year music majors. This course may be repeated for credit. Students registering for this course should contact the instructor to schedule the lessons. F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MUS 280PianoCredits: 2
This course is an individual instruction class for first year music majors. This course may be repeated for credit. Students registering for this course should contact the instructor to schedule the lessons. F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MUS 281PianoCredits: 2
This course is an individual instruction class for second year music majors. This course may be repeated for credit. Students registering for this course should contact the instructor to schedule the lessons. F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MUS 282OrganCredits: 2
This course is an individual instruction class for first year music majors. This course may be repeated for credit. Students registering for this course should contact the instructor to schedule the lessons. F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MUS 283OrganCredits: 2
This course is an individual instruction class for second year music majors. This course may be repeated for credit. Students registering for this course should contact the instructor to schedule the lessons. F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MUS 290VoiceCredits: 2
This course is an individual instruction class for first year music majors. This course may be repeated for credit. Students registering for this course should contact the instructor to schedule the lessons. F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MUS 291VoiceCredits: 2
This course is an individual instruction class for second year music majors. This course may be repeated for credit. Students registering for this course should contact the instructor to schedule the lessons. F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MUS 292BrassCredits: 2
This course is an individual instruction class for second year music majors. This course may be repeated for credit. Students registering for this course should contact the instructor to schedule the lessons. Course availability determined by Director of the Music Program.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MUS 293WoodwindsCredits: 2
This course is an individual instruction class for second year music majors. This course may be repeated for credit. Students registering for this course should contact the instructor to schedule the lessons. Course availability determined by Director of the Music Program.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MUS 294StringsCredits: 2
This course is an individual instruction class for second year music majors. This course may be repeated for credit. Students registering for this course should contact the instructor to schedule the lessons. Course availability determined by Director of the Music Program.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

MUS 295PercussionCredits: 2
This course is an individual instruction class for second year music majors. This course may be repeated for credit. Students registering for this course should contact the instructor to schedule the lessons. Course availability determined by Director of the Music Program.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Nanotechnology(back to top)
NANO 1110Nanoscience Fundamentals ICredits: 4
This course is an introduction to nanoscience. It includes the history and significance of nanoscience and nanotechnology and an introduction of the knowledge, skills, and tools needed in the nanoscale world. This course teaches a sense of scale and the need for exponential notation. It also includes the importance of understanding molecular and atomic structure, the effects of surface area to volume ratio, and the predominant forces of the macroscale, microscale, and nanoscale world. These concepts are fundamental to learning how nanoscale interactions and phenomena differ from those in our commom macroscale world. The course also includes specific study of the application of nanotechnology to biological areas such as the study of proteins, drug interactions, cell operation and ion channels and of sensing systems and newly developed diagnostic tools that are a result of understanding the biological system at the nanoscale. Finally, the course also includes the impact of nanoscience and nanotechnology on society and the environment and a technology maturity model for projecting the expected future impact. (Prerequisite/Corequisites: BIOL 1110 and MATH 1730)


Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

NANO 1120Nanoscience Fundamentals IICredits: 4
Focuses on the material science, chemistry and physics aspects of the nanoscale. The course begins with the discussion of elemental attributes and how environment can impact properties and performance of the starting material. Crystal structure and material properties are then discussed with an emphasis on differences in interactions and measurements at various scale realms. Using the current semiconductor fabrication process as a foundation, students are introduced to the concepts and limitations of photolithography and etching processes. New approaches toward electronic circuits are introduced as students gain an understanding of the current process and necessary operation concepts for today's electronic devices. Connection from electronic circuits to the outside world is also covered. Finally, the concepts of optics, photonics and lasers are discussed with an emphasis on new devices and applications based at nanoscale properties. (Prerequisite: NANO 1110, Corequisites: CHEM 1110 and PHYS 2010) Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

NSG 105Foundations for Nursing PracticeCredits: 10
Introduction to the nursing process as it is applied to individuals at various stages throughout the life cycle. Content areas will include the role of nursing in health care delivery; basic human needs; legal and ethical considerations; the nursing process; therapeutic communication; vital signs; physical assessment; promotion of comfort; safety; hazards of immobility; infection control; wound care; medication administration; elimination; oxygenation; perioperative care; sensory alterations; sleep; nutrition; stress; psychosocial, cultural, and family factors in health care; loss, death, and grief; and patient education. (Prerequisites or corequisites: BIOL 2010; corequisite: NSG 118) (6 hours theory, 6 hours clinical, 6 hours laboratory) F
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

NSG 107Care of the Childbearing FamilyCredits: 3
Nsg 107 Care of the Childbearing Family 3 creditsStudents will continue to apply the nursing process to care of the childbearing family. Content areas include family planning; conception and fetal development; pregnancy; fetal assessment; labor and delivery, postpartum care; care of the newborn; maternal-infant nutrition; and care of the high-risk child-bearing family. (Prerequisites: BIOL 2010, NSG 105 NSG 118; Corequisites: BIOL 2020, NSG 109) (2.6 hours theory;18 hours clinical/semester). SP
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

NSG 108Care of the Childbearing Family for LPN mobilityCredits: 3
Includes all content in nsg 107. (Corequisites: BIOL 2020, NSG 126) (2.6 hours theory;18 hours clinical/semester).
SP Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

NSG 109Adult and Child Health ICredits: 6
This course introduces the student to pediatric and adult medical-surgical concepts within the framework of the nursing process. Emphasis is placed on pathophysiologic disturbances and related nursing skills. Content includes fluids and electrolyte, orthopedic, and EENT disorders; oncologic, hematologic, integumentary and reproductive disorders; and communicable diseases (Prerequisites or corequisites for LPNs: Nsg 105 and NSG 118; Corequisities BIOL 2020 and Nsg 107) 3 hours theory, 6 hours clinical, 6 hours laboratory for 1/2 semester Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

NSG 110Adult and Child Health I for LPN mobilityCredits: 6
Includes all content in NSG 109. Prerequisites NSG 126, NSG 108 Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

NSG 118Pharmacology in NursingCredits: 3
This course will introduce the student to drug standards and legislation pertaining to drug therapy; drug preparation; basic principles of drug action; application of the nursing process in drug therapy; pediatric and geriatric implications in drug therapy; distribution systems; drug orders; mathematic principles related to drug preparation and administration; routes of drug administration; drug classifications; basic mechanisms of action, therapeutic applications, and nursing implications. (Prerequisite: Admission into Nursing Program; corequisite: NSG 105) F
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

NSG 126Pharmacology in Nursing LPNCredits: 3
Includes all content in NSG 118. Prerequisites: Admission to LPN mobility program or permission of program director, BIOL 2010, Corequisites BIOL 2020, NSG 107, NSG 109. Sp:
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

NSG 210Adult and Child Health IICredits: 10
A continuation of Adult and Child Health I. This course increases the pathophysiologic knowledge base in pediatric and adult medical-surgical health care within the framework of the nursing process. Content areas include the care of clients with cardiovascular, respiratory, renal, neurologic, endocrine, and gastrointestinal system dysfunctions. (Prerequisites: BIOL 2010, 2020, 2230, NSG 109, PSYC 2130) (6 hours theory, 12 hours clinical) F
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

NSG 211Adult and Child Health II for LPN mobilityCredits: 10
Includes all content in NSG 210. Prerequisites: BIOL 2010, 2020, 2230, NSG 110, PSY 220) ( 6 hours theory, 12 hours clinical) F
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

NSG 212Psychosocial NursingCredits: 4
This course focuses on the psychosocial needs of individuals of differeing age groups at varying points on the mental health continuum. Multiple theoretical models are presented as the scientific bases for the implementationof the nurisng process. (Prerequisites NSG 210). (3 hours theory, 45 hours clinical/semester). SP
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

NSG 213Psychosocial Nursing for LPN mobilityCredits: 4
Includes all content in Nsg 212. (Prerequisites NSG 211). (3 hours theory, 45 hours clinical/semester). SP
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

NSG 215Transitions to Nursing PracticeCredits: 3
A seminar course which focuses on exploration of nursing roles, organizational approaches to the delivery of nursing care, patient and organizational management, and contemporary issues in nursing and health care. Clinical experiences focus on refinement of advanced nursing skills and delegation. (Prerequisite: Nsg 210) 1.4 class hours & 72 hours clinical/semester.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

NSG 217Transitions to Nursing Practice for LPN mobilityCredits: 3
Includes all content in Nsg 215. (Prerequisite Nsg 211) (1.4 class hours, 72 hours clinical/semester) Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway

NSG 291Transcultural Nursing: Study of Healthcare in an International SettingCredits: 2
This course provides the student the opportunity to experience a direct relationship with healthcare providers and recipients from various cultural backgrounds in an international setting. The students will travel to a supervised site for theoretical concepts as well as clinical experiences. Students will focus on differences and similarities in health care related to cultural values, beliefs and practices.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Opticinary(back to top)
OPT 101Introduction to OpticianryCredits: 4
A general overview of the field of Opticianry, intended to provide the student with a broad base for more advanced study. Included is the history of Opticianry, the visual sense, basic geometric optics, normal and abnormal vision, lens theory and design, frame design and principles of decentration, government regulations and licensure, as well as an introduction to the ophthalmic dispensing clinic. (3 lecture hours, 3 clinic hours / week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

OPT 110Ophthalmic Dispensing ICredits: 4
A continuation of Introduction to Opticianry to include frame fit and adjustment, prescription analysis, visual acuity, resolving prisms, influence of vertex distance on prescription, and introduction to presbyopia. (3 lecture hours, 3 clinic hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

OPT 120Ophthalmic Materials ICredits: 4
This course is designed to introduce the student to the most commonly used ophthalmic devices, and the physical make-up of these devices. This includes single vision lenses, spectacle frames, and bifocal lenses, with special emphasis on how these devices are produced. Also included is an introduction to fabrication of lenses, developing a basis for layout, blocking, grinding, and verification procedures. Combined lecture/lab. (3 lecture hours, 3 lab hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

OPT 123Geometric Optics for OpticiansCredits: 3
Surveys basic elements of geometric optics. Explores the basic theories of light, the electromagnetic spectrum, shadows and pinhole cameras, refraction at a plane surface, critical angle and internal reflection, lateral shift, apparent depth, prisms, mirrors, thin lenses and image formation. Emphasizes ray tracing and calculations. (Prerequisite: MATH 1130) (3 lecture hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

OPT 130Contact Lenses ICredits: 4
An introduction to the fitting of contact lenses, following the history of contact and the development of new contact lens materials. Advantages and disadvantages of these materials are outlined, as well as indications and contra-indications to contact lens wear. Emphasis is placed on the optical principles behind contact lens correction, and the introduction of basic skills with related instrumentation. (3 lecture hours, 3 laboratory hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

OPT 140PracticumCredits: 1
Supervised fieldwork in a retail dispensary under a licensed optician, optometrist, or ophthalmologist. (120 total hours/semester)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

OPT 143Anatomy and Physiology of the EyeCredits: 4
A detailed study of the structures and functions of the eye and its adnexa, as well as an overview of common ocular pathologies. (4 lecture hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

OPT 210Ophthalmic Dispensing IICredits: 4
A continuation of Ophthalmic Dispensing I to include the optical properties of spectacle lenses and their relationship to the patient's refractive error, the spectacle management of presbyopia, the spectacle management of high power prescriptions and prescription analysis. (3 lecture hours, 3 clinic hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

OPT 220Ophthalmic Materials IICredits: 4
A continuation of Ophthalmic Materials I, stressing: multifocal lenses - bifocals, trifocals, occupationals, blended and progressives. Increased hands-on experience with lens edging, including insertion, removal, and bench adjustment or spectacles. ANSI standards applied to all lab work. (3 lecture hours, 3 laboratory hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

OPT 230Contact Lenses IICredits: 4
Continuation of Contact Lenses I with increased attention to lens selection and design. Fitting philosophies of hydrogel and gas permeable contact lenses are put into practice, and follow-up care is stressed. Insertion, removal, and diagnostic skills are increased. (3 lecture hours, 3 laboratory hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

OPT 260Ophthalmic Dispensing IIICredits: 4
A continuation of Ophthalmic Dispensing II to include advanced prescription analysis, clinical astigmatism, fashion spectacle dispensing, aniseikonia, low vision care, clinical types of hyperopia, ocular injuries and emergencies, visual field anomalies, orthoptics, prosthetic eyes, ophthalmic instrumentation, and theory of refraction. (3 lecture hours, 3 clinic hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

OPT 270Ophthalmic Materials IIICredits: 4
A continuation of Ophthalmic Materials II to include cataract eyewear, glass lens tempering, high minus lens designs/materials, and a variety of specialty lenses. Practice management including: ordering, inventory, duty to warn, equipment maintenance, semantics and salesmanship. Licensed professional responsibilities are presented, along with the latest trends (fashion, technological breakthroughs). Advanced spectacle fabrication in the lab, to include: semirimless mounts, various repairs, progressive lenses, bifocal projects, and prism RXs. (3 lecture hours, 3 laboratory hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

OPT 280Contact Lenses IIICredits: 4
Continuation of Contact Lenses II, dealing mainly with special fitting problems and special lens design. Practice management techniques are included, as well as continued use of all needed instrumentation. (3 lecture hours, 3 laboratory hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Occupational Therapy Assistant(back to top)
OTA 102Introduction to Occupational TherapyCredits: 2
This course introduces the student to the profession of occupational therapy and the health care system. The holistic approach of occupation as a concept and an orientation to ethics is provided. Information is presented that relates to the role of the occupational therapy assistant and includes the purpose, philosophy, and history of the profession. (2 lecture hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

OTA 107Therapeutic ActivitiesCredits: 3
This course will provide a conceptual overview of activity analysis and practice skill in the therapeutic use of technology, manual arts, media, and activity (occupation). Planning, preparation, learning methods, and safety factors are emphasized. Therapeutic occupations will be approached using occupational therapy terminology from the Practice Framework Domain and Process. (2 lecture hours, 3 laboratory hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

OTA 110Theory and Treatment of Psychosocial DysfunctionCredits: 5
This course will present descriptions of psychosocial dysfunction commonly treated in occupational therapy. Theories of occupational therapy treatment will be explored and students will practice a variety of techniques used in identifying and treating psychosocial disorders to promote rehabilitative change. Reading assignments, discussions, presentations, practice application of standardized assessments in lab, and structured learning activities will be utilized to prepare students to interact effectively and safely in psychosocial treatment situations. (4 lecture hours, 3 laboratory hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

OTA 115Level I Psychosocial FieldworkCredits: 2
This course will provide directed observation and participation in either a psychosocial or life-development community setting to develop occupational therapy principles, professional behaviors, and therapeutic skills. (15 lecture hours, 40 clinical fieldwork hours/semester)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

OTA 117Neurological Theory and TreatmentCredits: 5
Students will review basic neuroanatomy, neurophysiology and learn pathologies commonly seen in occupational therapy. Students will be introduced to concepts of rehabilitation and accepted treatment techniques through application of treatment principles in lab. Study of normal movement, abnormal movement, and the developmental sequence is included at the entry level of practice. (4 lecture hours, 3 laboratory hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

OTA 121Level I Physical Disability FieldworkCredits: 2
Students will experience directed observation and participation with occupational therapy in a physical disability setting to learn the clinical application of occupational therapy principles and practice. (15 lecture hours, 40 clinical fieldwork hours/semester)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

OTA 124Human Movement for OccupationCredits: 3
This course presents a study of the kinetics of human motion. Emphasis will be placed on normal motion and movement patterns in the context of activity and Occupational Therapy. Procedures for range of motion, manual muscle testing and movement analysis will be reinforced. The course will also introduce biomechanical principles, postural considerations and functional characteristics of the musculoskeletal system. (2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

OTA 210Theory and Treatment of Physical DysfunctionCredits: 5
The student will learn about physical pathologies, conditions, and disabilities commonly seen in occupational therapy as well as current evidence-based treatment techniques and methods. Treatment applications and rationale will be explored in lecture and laboratory with simulated treatment practice. (4 lecture hours, 3 laboratory hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

OTA 212Occupational Therapy Practice ManagementCredits: 2
Students will develop knowledge of responsibilities required to provide occupational therapy in a community or health care setting. Responsibilities include operations, supervisory requirements, quality assurance, and compliance with regulations. Planning and management of activity service programs are also included. Occupational therapy discussions will include current topics and issues in practice, promotion of the profession, and the changing role from student to practitioner.(2 lecture hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

OTA 216Pediatric Theory and TreatmentCredits: 5
Students will be introduced to commonly treated disorders in children and developmentally disabled individuals. Occupational therapy treatment techniques, rationale and application are presented. Laboratory experience will include entry level treatment skills and simulated treatment practice using purposeful activities (occupation). (4 lecture hours, 3 laboratory hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

OTA 221Level II Fldwrk - Placement 1Credits: 6
Students will participate in 8 week, full-time (or 320 hours) supervised clinical fieldwork experience in preparation for entry-level practice. Practice settings may include traditional and/or emerging practice areas (ACOTE standards, 2006). Students will integrate academic knowledge, including human growth/development, disease/disability, psychosocial factors, and client-centered, occupation-based treatment interventions in the provision of occupational therapy services across the lifespan. Outside assignments are required. Prerequisites: all academic coursework must be completed prior to beginning Level II Fieldwork. (40 hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

OTA 226Level II Fieldwork - Placement 2Credits: 6
Students will participate in 8 week, full-time (or 320 hours) supervised clinical fieldwork experience in preparation for entry-level practice. Practice settings may include traditional and/or emerging practice areas (ACOTE standards, 2006). Students will integrate academic knowledge, including human growth/development, disease/disability, psychosocial factors, and client-centered, occupation-based treatment interventions in the provision of occupational therapy services across the lifespan. Outside assignments are required. Prerequisites: all academic coursework must be completed prior to beginning Level II Fieldwork. (40 hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Paramedic(back to top)
PARA 2100Paramedic ICredits: 12
Paramedic I is the first of three lecture and laboratory courses to prepare the student for the National Registry Paramedic examinations. Topics include paramedic roles and responsibilities, medical/legal considerations, general pathophysiology, general pharmacology, airway management, and cardiology. (Prerequisite: Admission to the Paramedic Program; Co-requisite: PARA 2150) (11 lecture hours/ 4 laboratory hours/week).
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

PARA 2150Clinic ICredits: 2
This course provides the paramedic student with an opportunity to apply previously learned knowledge and skills in a supervised clinical setting. Rotations in this course include the emergency department, respiratory therapy, psychiatric observation, geriatric care, ambulatory care and critical care. (Co-requisite: PARA 2100) (180 clinical hours/semester).


Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

PARA 2200Paramedic IICredits: 12
Paramedic II is the second of three lecture and laboratory courses to prepare the student for the National Registry Paramedic examinations. Topics include pulmonology, neurology, endocrinology, gastroenterology, urology and nephrology, hematology, gynecology, obstetrics, neonatology, pediatrics, and trauma. (Prerequisite: PARA 2100; Co-requisite: PARA 2250) (11 lecture hours/ 4 laboratory hours/week).


Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

PARA 2250Clinic IICredits: 2
This course provides the paramedic student with an opportunity to apply previously learned knowledge and skills in a supervised clinical setting. Rotations in this course include surgery, pediatric emergency department, pediatric critical care, labor and delivery and ALS Ambulance Orientation. (Prerequisite: PARA 2150; Co-requisite: PARA 2200) (180 clinical hours/semester).


Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

PARA 2300Paramedic IIICredits: 12
Paramedic III is the third of three lecture and laboratory courses to prepare the student for the National Registry Paramedic examinations. Topics include research methodologies, trauma, allergies and anaphylaxis, toxicology and substance abuse, environmental emergencies, psychiatric and behavioral disorders, clinical decision-making, and domestic violence. Upon successful completion of all Paramedic courses, the student will be eligible for State of Tennessee Paramedic licensure. (Prerequisite: PARA 2200; Co-requisite: PARA 2350) (11 lecture hours/ 4 laboratory hours/week).


Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

PARA 2350Clinic IIICredits: 2
This course provides the paramedic student with an opportunity to apply previously learned knowledge and skills in a supervised team lead setting. Rotations in this course include approved ambulance services. (Prerequisite: PARA 2250; Co-requisite: PARA 2300) (180 clinical hours/semester).


Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

PHAR 1010Introduction to Pharmacy PracticeCredits: 3
An overview of pharmacy practice as it relates to pharmacy technicians. Highlights of the course include: history of pharmacy, pharmacy operations and processes in both acute care and community pharmacy, reading, interpreting and filling prescriptions and the differences in the role of pharmacist and technician. Field trips to different places of pharmacy practice are also included. (3 lecture hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Effective 2014 Fall Semester, PHAR 1010 will be inactivated.



PHAR 1015Basics of Pharmacy Practice (Active, effective Fall 2014)Credits: 4
Introduction to pharmacy practice as it relates to pharmacy technicians; focus on pharmacy technician's role and relationship with pharmacists; written and oral communcation skill to deal with patients and other health care professionals; automation, computer use, technology use in pharmacy practice; managed care medicine and health care organizations; inventory management, reading and interpreting and filling prescriptions and an introduction to narcotic schedules and laws and compounding. Utilization of prescription order entry software. Field trips to pharmacy practice.(Prerequisite: Acceptance into Pharmacy Technician Program) Fall (2 hours lecture and 6 hours laboratory/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway

PHAR 1020Anatomy for Pharmacy TechnicianCredits: 2
This is a web course that gives a basic and broad overview of human anatomy and physiology in eight body systems. Exposure to medical terminology in the pharmacy setting as it relates to those systems and medications to treat common conditions is also provided. (2 lecture hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Effective 2014 Fall Semester, the following will be changing for PHAR 1020:

The course title is changing to: Sciences for the Pharmacy Technician

The credit hours for the class are changing to: 3

The course description is changing to: Web based course providing a basic and broad overview of human anatomy and physiology in all body systems, exposure to disease processes and pharmacological treatment is also included. Additionally, chemistry and microbiology are introduced. (3 lecture hours/week) Online
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.



PHAR 1030Pharmacy and Therapeutics ICredits: 2
Basic principles of pharmacology, including an introduction into dispensing methods of medication, drug classifications, mechanisms of action, proper dosing frequencies, adverse reactions, and drug interactions. Identify medications used in the different body systems for the treatment of various disease processes. (2 lecture hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

PHAR 1040Pharmacy and Therapeutics IICredits: 2
Basic principles of pharmacology, including an introduction into dispensing methods of medication, drug classifications, mechanisms of action, proper dosing frequencies, adverse reactions, and drug interactions. Identify medications used in the different body systems for the treatment of various disease processes. (2 lecture hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

PHAR 1050Pharmacy CalculationsCredits: 3
This course is designed to prepare the pharmacy tech student to function in academic and clinical settings with mathematics competence. There will be a review of fractions, decimals and percentages. Pharmacy calculations will include an introduction to: calculations involving alligation, ratio, flow rates, dilutions, proportions and enlarging or reducing formulae, and dosage calculations. Also included are conversions between household, Apothecary and metric systems and how to interpret and calculate dosages from prescriptions and physician orders. (3 lecture hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Effective 2014 Fall Semester, the following will be changing for PHAR 1050:

The credit hours for the class are changing to: 4

The course description is changing to: This course is designed to prepare the pharmacy tech student to function in academic and clinical settings with mathematics competence. There will be a review of fractions, decimals and percentages. Pharmacy calculations will include an introduction to: calculations involving alligation, ratio, flow rates, dilutions, proportions and enlarging or reducing formulae, and dosage calculations. Also included are conversions between household, Apothecary and metric systems and how to interpret and calculate dosages from prescriptions and physician orders. (4 lecture hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.



PHAR 1110Pharmacy Law and EthicsCredits: 2
This course will discuss state and federal laws, which govern the practice of pharmacy and the distribution of drugs. Students will also be introduced to the Tennessee Pharmacy Act and the Rules and Regulations promulgated by the Tennessee Board of Pharmacy, health and safety regulations, effective communication with patients and co-workers, patient confidentiality, and other ethical aspects of the profession. (2 lecture hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

PHAR 1120Basics of Pharmacy ICredits: 3
This course will give the student an introduction to pharmacy abbreviations, prescription transcription, dosage forms, various routes of administration, storage requirements for specific drugs and introduction of narcotic drug schedules. Computer software is provided to enable the student to experience prescription order entry. Brand generic names are emphasized of the top 200 drugs. (2 lecture hours, 2 laboratory hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Effective 2014 Fall Semester, PHAR 1120 will be inactivated.



PHAR 1130Basics of Pharmacy IICredits: 3
This course will discuss the fundamentals of the preparation of sterile fluids as well as how to handle these in a sterile manner. Introduction of compounding techniques is also discussed. Inventory management, blood glucose monitoring and advanced prescription interpretation are also included. (2 lecture hours, 2 laboratory hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Effective 2014 Fall Semester, PHAR 1130 will be inactivated.



PHAR 1135Sterile Products (Active, effective Fall 2014)Credits: 3
Fundamentals of sterile product preparation, compounding techniques, blood glucose monitoring and an overview of chemotherapy preparation and quality control measures. Review of pharmacy caculations and advanced prescription interpretation. (Prerequisites: PHAR 1015, 1020, 1050, 1030) Spring (2 lecture hours and 3 laboratory hours/week).
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway

PHAR 1210Pharmacy Practice ICredits: 4
This is a clinical rotation which provides the student practical hands on experience. The student will work under the direct supervision of a licensed pharmacist in a hospital and or a health care center. Enrollment is at the discretion of the Program Director. (144 contact hours/semester; 7 weeks)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Effective 2014 Fall Semester, PHAR 1210 will be inactivated.



PHAR 1220Pharmacy Practice IICredits: 4
This is a clinical rotation which provides the student with practical experience in a retail setting. The student will work under the direct supervision of a licensed pharmacist in area retail establishments. Enrollment is at the discretion of the Program Director. (144 contact hours/semester; 7 weeks)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Effective 2014 Fall Semester, PHAR 1220 will be inactivated.



PHAR 1230Special ProjectsCredits: 3
Independent study of special areas in pharmacy which relate to current topics or research projects. No student may enroll in this course without the prior approval of the program director. (3 hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

PHAR 1240Pharmacy Clinical Rotations (Active, effective Fall 2014)Credits: 4
Provides student practical hands on experience in two contemporary settings, one of which is a dispensary setting. The student will work under the direct supervision of a licensed pharmacist. Enrollment is at the discretion of the program director. (Prerequisites: PHAR 1015, 1020, 1050, 1030) Spring (170 contact hours/semester ) 4 credit hours
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway

PHAR 1300Seminar in Pharmacy Practice (Active, effective Fall 2014)Credits: 2
Preparatory course for successful completion of the PTCB exam. Course will include exams simulating the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board exam.(Prerequisite: Completion of PHAR 1015, 1020, 1050, 1030) Spring (2 lecture hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway

PHAR 1301Advanced Pharmacy Practice (Active, effective Fall 2014)Credits: 2
Course work designed to enhance the learning experience of the pharmacy practice clinical rotations. Included are real world case studies, reports on new medications, cover letter and resume preparation and application of learned material. Spring (2 lecture hours/week) (Prerequisite: PHAR 1015, 1020, 1050, 1030)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway

Physical Education(back to top)
PHED 1080Jujitsu ICredits: 1
This course will demonstrate the techniques and movements utilized in Jujitsu, an ancient form of self-defense that originated in Japan. The course will also explore Jujitsu's underlying philosophy and terminology. Optional addition: Jujitsu was designed to turn the force of an opponent's attack against him, throw an attacker off-balance, topple the opponent, and immobilize him after getting him on the ground. (as needed)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

PHED 1090Team Games & ConditioningCredits: 1
This course implements all the aspects needed to play various types of team sports, including, but not limited to conditioning, weight training, and fundamentals. Instructor Approval
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

PHED 1100Fitness WalkingCredits: 1
Proper techniques for walking for fitness. Emphasis on health benefits of walking. F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

PHED 1110Jujitsu IICredits: 1
This course expands on the material from Jujutsu I. This course will demonstrate the techniques and movements utilized in Jujitsu, an ancient form of self-defense that originated in Japan. The course will also explore Jujitsu's underlying philosophy and terminology. Prerequisite: PHED 1080 - Jujitsu I.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

PHED 1120Exercise and Weight ControlCredits: 1
For those interested in losing body fat and improving physical fitness. (as needed)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

PHED 1140Fitness RunningCredits: 1
Fitness Running is endurance conditioning of the heart, lungs, blood vessels, and working muscles. The emphasis is on running. Students will learn basic fitness testing and instruction on running equipment, running form, and warm up/cool down. This course will prepare a student to run a 5 K.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

PHED 1160Marathon/ Distance TrainingCredits: 1
An advanced running course in which principles of long distance/marathon running are discussed and applied to provide a foundation for high level aerobic fitness. Knowledge in the areas of bio-mechanics, nutrition, training principles and programs, physiology, and running performance will be developed in lecture/discussion format. Running, both tempo and endurance, will be featured throughout the course. Prerequisite: PHED 1140 or permission from the instructor.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

PHED 1170BasketballCredits: 1
Practice of fundamentals as well as the various types of play. (as needed)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

PHED 1180BowlingCredits: 1
Proper selection of equipment, correct method of approach and release of the bowling ball, and scoring. A fee will be charged for facility and equipment rental. F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

PHED 1190Varsity Sports ICredits: 1
This course is for first year varsity athletes and implements all the aspects needed to play their particular sport. These aspects include conditioning, weight training, fundamentals, and competitive play. Instructor Approval

PHED 1210GolfCredits: 1
Acquaintance of the beginning player with correct swing, selection and use of the various clubs, and fundamentals. (as needed)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

PHED 1220Flag FootballCredits: 1
Instruction and practice in exercises, rules, strategies and skill development designed to promote fitness while engaging friendly competition.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

PHED 1230SoccerCredits: 1
Soccer is an introductory level course designed to help the student develop and maintain an understanding of the fundamental skills and rules for participation in the sport.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

PHED 1300Beginning Weight TrainingCredits: 1
An introduction to the proper techniques and practices of weight training. F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

PHED 1340TennisCredits: 1
Instruction and practice in the development of basic strokes, rules, and terminology, with emphasis on learning to play singles and doubles. (as needed)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

PHED 1350VolleyballCredits: 1
Fundamentals, rules, and strategy of play. (as needed)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

PHED 1380Fitness for Living ICredits: 1
An individual total fitness program which encompasses these health related components for physical activity: cardiorespiratory endurance, muscular endurance, muscular strength, flexibility and body composition. There will be an additional emphasis on the development of a healthy, well-balanced nutrition plan. F, Sp, Su
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

PHED 1390Fitness for Living IICredits: 1
A continuation of PHED 1380 (Prerequisite: PHED 1380) F, Sp, Su
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

PHED 1400Fitness for Living IIICredits: 1
An individual fitness program which encompasses these health related components for physical activity: cardio respiratory endurance, muscular endurance, muscular strength, flexibility and body composition. There will be additional emphasis on the development of programs focusing on healthy backs and becoming a smart health consumer. (Prerequisite: PHED 1390)F, Sp, Su
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

PHED 1410Fitness for Living IVCredits: 1
An individual fitness program which encompasses cardio respiratory endurance, muscular endurance, muscular strength, flexibility and body composition.(Prerequisite: PHED 1400) F, Sp, Su
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

PHED 1420Personal FitnessCredits: 1
To develop a total fitness program which encompasses cardio respiratory endurance, muscular endurance, muscular strength, and flexibility while participating in an exercise plan tailored to their individual needs by utilizing the equipment and facilities at National Fitness Center in Oak Ridge. (An additional course fee is required for this class) F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

PHED 1430Fundamentals of Rappelling and Rock ClimbingCredits: 1
This course is designed to introduce students to the basics of rappelling and rock climbing. Primary topics covered will be: (a) climbing gear and equipment, (b) climbing techniques, (c) anchor building, (d) direct, indirect and redirect belaying techniques, (e) releasable rappels, (f) reading terrain, and (g) site management.

Secondary, emphasis will be placed on the following topics: (a) history of climbing, (b) leadership in climbing environments, (c) basic rock/ guiding principles and (d) natural history of climbing environments. In addition, a large portion of the class will focus on risk identification, participant screening, and activity administration.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

PHED 1450Beginning ScubaCredits: 1
This course instructs the novice in the skills of SCUBA diving. Emphasis is placed on safety and a pattern of survival in all phases of underwater instruction. Some time will be spent in classroom theory and lecture. A greater part will be spent in pool/lab work and open water dive trips. Field trips are required for certification. Upon successful completion of the course, the student will become a certified SCUBA diver, receiving an Open Water Diver certification from PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors) (An additional fee is required for this class)F, Sp, Su
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

PHED 1550Advanced ScubaCredits: 1
Advanced Scuba will provide students with diving exploration, excitement, and experience. Advanced Scuba (PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Course) is focused on these three diving foundations. This course is designed so students can go straight into it after the PADI Open Water Diver Course. Advanced Scuba (PAID Advanced Open Water Diver course) helps students increase their confidence and build additional scuba skills so students can become more comfortable in the water. Advanced Scuba is a great way to get more dives logged while continuing to learn under the supervision of a PADI Dive instructor. Upon satisfactory completion in the class, the student will receive a PADI Advanced Open Water certification card.Advanced Scuba (PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Course) is focused on just diving. The class will introduce students to (and build their skills in) Underwater navigation (Learn how NOT to get lost), Deeper water diving (typically anywhere between 60-80 feet), (Learn the affects of depth and understanding your limits), Fish Identification, and Peak Performance Buoyancy (Learn how to stay off the coral!!!).


Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

PHED 1560SkiingCredits: 1
Instruction and practice for the development of skiing skills. Class will be held at Ober-Gatlinburg on four sessions. A fee for facility use, ski rental, lift tickets, and insurance will be charged for this activity. (as needed)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

PHED 1750Concepts of WellnessCredits: 2
A course that emphasizes a six-dimensional model of wellness (physical, emotional, occupation, social, spiritual, and intellectual). This course will stress the importance of creating a balance of these dimensions that make up our daily lives. This course will fulfill requirements of one physical education activity course. F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

PHED 2030Intermediate Weight TrainingCredits: 1
An introduction of more advanced weight training terminology, concepts, and instruction in developing a weight training program.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

PHED 2040Advanced Weight TrainingCredits: 1
Instruction and practice in developing and utilizing a weight training program that incorporates periodization.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

PHED 2050Recreational HikingCredits: 1
Instruction and experience in hiking for exercise and recreational enjoyment: Fundamentals of hiking, safety concerns, preparation and planning, and use of trail maps. Students will certify that they are in good health and have no medical restrictions for hiking. (as needed)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Effective 2014 Fall Semester, the following will be changing for PHED 2050:

The course description is changing to: Instruction and experience in hiking for exercise and recreational enjoyment: Fundamentals of hiking, safety concerns, preparation and planning, and use of trail maps. Student will certify that they are in good health and have no medical restrictions for hiking. (offered as needed)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.



PHED 2060SnowboardingCredits: 1
Instruction and practice for the development of basic skills. Course orientation sessions will include clothing and equipment, exercise and preparation, trail maps, etiquette, and safety. Ski/Snowboarding activities will be at resorts to be arranged for each semester. Fees required for ski rental, group lessons, lift tickets, and insurance; additional fees for travel, meals, and lodging for Colorado excursions.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

PHED 2070Jujitsu IIICredits: 1
This course expands on the material from Jujutsu I and II. This course will demonstrate the techniques and movements utilized in Jujitsu, an ancient form of self-defense that originated in Japan. The course will also explore Jujitsu's underlying philosophy and terminology.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

PHED 2080Jujitsu IVCredits: 1
This course expands on the material from Jujutsu I, II, and III. This course will demonstrate the techniques and movements utilized in Jujitsu, an ancient form of self-defense that originated in Japan. The course will also explore Jujitsu's underlying philosophy and terminology.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

PHED 2090Varsity Sports IICredits: 1
This course is for varsity athletes whom have completed one season of varsity competition and implements all the aspects needed to play their particular sport. These aspects include conditioning, weight training, fundamentals, and competitive play. Instructor Approval

PHED 2310Wilderness CampingCredits: 3
A course designed to inform the novice through the experienced outdoors-person on the latest equipment, techniques, and clothing for safe hiking and camping. Students may apply this course toward one of the required physical education activity courses. (as needed)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

PHED 2510SwimmingCredits: 1
Training for beginners in swimming, emphasizing recreational swimming. A special fee will be charged for this course based on facility rental charges. (as needed)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

PHED 2550RowingCredits: 1
Fundamentals of rowing, including proper technique, safety, physical fitness, terminology, and recreational aspects of rowing. (as needed)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Philosophy(back to top)
PHIL 1030Introduction to PhilosophyCredits: 3
This is a general introductory course designed to familiarize the student with the basics of philosophical inquiry. In this course we will discuss the 'big' questions of life while looking at some of the answers the great philosophers of the Western tradition have devised. Prerequisites: No prerequisites except the ability to read and write at a college level; and to enjoy a sense of curiosity about life. Students who are unfamiliar with the internet and/or computers will want to spend some time before class starts getting to know the basics. (Pre- or Corequisite: ENGL 1010) F, Sp
Roane State General Education course approved and designed for transfer.

PHIL 111Elementary LogicCredits: 3
Study of the principles of reasoning, deductive and inductive fundamentals, and the use of logic as a practical tool for critical thinking. (Pre- or Corequisite: ENGL 1010) Course availability determined by Dean of the Division.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

PHIL 121Elementary EthicsCredits: 3
Critical analysis of the principal ethical theories and their application to the problem of life. (Pre- or Corequisite: ENGL 1010) F
Roane State General Education course approved and designed for transfer.

PHIL 130Philosophy SeminarCredits: 1 TO 3
Designed to give students an in-depth study of a particular topic in contemporary branches of philosophy. (Pre- or Corequisite: ENGL 1010) Course availability determined by Dean of the Division.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

PHIL 201Introduction to Religions of the WorldCredits: 3
Introduction to the study of religion through selected historical traditions, East and West. (Pre- or Corequisite: ENGL 1010) Course availability determined by Dean of the Division.
Roane State General Education course approved and designed for transfer.

PHIL 231Medical EthicsCredits: 3
Deals with ethical issues in allied health fields such as abortion, euthanasia, patient-professional relationships, allocation of medical resources, genetic engineering, and related topics. (Pre- or Corequisite: ENGL 1010) Course availability determined by Dean of the Division.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

PHYS 1020Introduction to PhysicsCredits: 4
Emphasis is placed on understanding the nature of physics and applying basic physics concepts in one's everyday life experience and work. Topics covered include mechanical motion, energy, temperature and heat, fluids, electricity, magnetism, and wave motion. This course is NOT for science or engineering majors. Prerequisites of Algebra II and Geometry.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

PHYS 2010Non-Calculus Based Physics ICredits: 4
Covers mechanics, wave motion, and heat. (Prerequisite: MATH 1130 and MATH 1720 OR MATH 1730 or equivalent) Must be taken in sequence. Each student is assessed a lab fee for this course. (3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory) F
Roane State General Education course approved and designed for transfer. (TTP course)

PHYS 2020Non-Calculus Based Physics IICredits: 4
Covers electricity and magnetism, optics, and modern physics. (Prerequisite: PHYS 2010) Each student is assessed a lab fee for this course. (3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory) Sp
Roane State General Education course approved and designed for transfer. (TTP course)

PHYS 2110Calculus Based Physics ICredits: 4
Covers mechanics, wave motion, and heat (Prerequisite: MATH 1910) Must be taken in sequence. Each student is assessed a lab fee for this course. (3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory) F
Roane State General Education course approved and designed for transfer. (TTP course)

PHYS 2120Calculus Based Physics IICredits: 4
Covers electricity and magnetism, optics, and modern physics. (Prerequisite: PHYS 2110) Each student is assessed a lab fee for this course. (3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory) Sp
Roane State General Education course approved and designed for transfer. (TTP course)

Political Science(back to top)
POLS 1025Introduction to Political ScienceCredits: 3
An introduction to the analysis of politics and of political systems and political ideologies in various countries. Sp
Roane State General Education course approved and designed for transfer.

POLS 1030American GovernmentCredits: 3
An introduction to the fundamental institutions and processes of American national politics including the constitution, civil liberties, political parties, voting, the presidency, congress, and the courts. F, Sp
Roane State General Education course approved and designed for transfer. (TTP course)

POLS 2010State and Local GovernmentCredits: 3
The course will study state and local government in Tennessee with a general survey of state and local government in the United States. The course will look at the Tennessee Constitution, the three branches and administrative agencies of state government. The course will also examine the organization and powers of municipalities and counties in Tennessee.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

POLS 2140Tennessee Intercollegiate State Legislature (TISL)Credits: 1
An introduction to the institutions and processes of the Tennessee General Assembly and/or the Tennessee judicial system through a mock state legislature and/or court. Students prepare for and participate in the annual Tennessee Intercollegiate State Legislature (TISL). TISL usually takes place from Thursday-Sunday in mid-November. May be repeated for up to 2 hours of credit. Registration must be approved by instructor. F
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway

Polysomnography(back to top)
PSG 101Polysomnography ICredits: 4
This course covers the International 10-20 system, application of sensors used in polysomnograms, calibrations and functioning of polysomnographic equipment, electrical safety, artifact elimination, and procedures used in performing sleep studies. (3 lecture hours, 3 laboratory hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

PSG 104Sleep Disorders Diagnosis and TreatmentsCredits: 4
This course covers sleep history; symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders; neuroanatomy, neurophysiology and respiratory anatomy and functioning during sleep; and medical guidelines for polysomnography. (4 lecture hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

PSG 107Polysomnographic EKG InterpretationCredits: 3
This course covers identification of cardiac dysrhythmias, anatomy of the heart and abnormal heart rhythms seen during polysomnography. (3 lecture hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

PSG 111Polysomnography IICredits: 4
This course covers troubleshooting equipment malfunctions, CPAP, Bi-Level, and Auto-titrating therapy titrations, conducting the all night polysomnogram, MSLTs, MWTs, GER studies and NPT studies. Ancillary equipment and maintenance of polysomnographic equipment. (3 lecture hours, 3 laboratory hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

PSG 116Polysomnographic InterpretationsCredits: 3
This course covers all aspects of polysomnogram interpretation and report calculations. It will include sleep staging, interpretation of normal and abnormal EEG, respiration, body movements and cardiac rhythms. (2 lecture hours, 3 laboratory hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

PSG 120Clinical ICredits: 3
Students will complete rotations at clinical sites to gain experience working with polysomnographic equipment and sleep disorders patients. (120 total clinical hours/semester)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

PSG 125Clinical IICredits: 5
Continuation of Clinical I. (240 total clinical hours/semester)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Psychology(back to top)
PSYC 1030General PsychologyCredits: 3
A survey course dealing with the scientific analysis of human behavior and mental processes. F, Sp, Su
Roane State General Education course approved and designed for transfer. (TTP course)

PSYC 2110Psychology of AdjustmentCredits: 3
A survey course dealing with adjustment in modern society focusing on a healthy self-concept, coping with psychological stress, and preventing maladjustment. Emphasis on humanistic principles and research. (as needed)
Course designed for transfer and part of the TN Transfer Pathways.

PSYC 2120Social PsychologyCredits: 3
Social Psychology focuses on the scientific study of individual behavior in group contexts, group behavior, and associated phenomena. Includes instruction in social learning theory, group theory and dynamics, sex roles, social cognition and inference, attribution theory, attitude formation, criminal behavior and other social pathologies, altruistic behavior, social development, and social ecology. F, SP


Course designed for transfer and part of the TN Transfer Pathways.

PSYC 2130Life Span PsychologyCredits: 3
A survey course dealing with the physical, cognitive, social and emotional aspects of the human developmental processes-from conception to death. F, Sp, Su
Roane State General Education course approved and designed for transfer. (TTP course)

PSYC 2220Biological Basis of BehaviorCredits: 3
A survey course describing the theories and research involving the role of genetic factors, nervous and endocrine systems and other biological features influencing human behavior and mental processes. F, Sp
Roane State General Education course approved and designed for transfer.

PSYC 2230Abnormal PsychologyCredits: 3
Definition of abnormal behavior. Survey of development and treatment of anxiety disorders, affective disorders, schizophrenia, paranoid disorders, personality disorders, organic mental disorders, somatoform disorders, dissociative disorders, childhood disorders, psychosexual disorders, and drug dependence. (Recommended: PSYC 1030) F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Physical Therapist Assistant(back to top)
PTA 121KinesiologyCredits: 3
This course presents the basic concept of kinesiology. The perspective taken in studying this subject is from that of a physical therapist assistant or occupational therapy assistant. A detailed understanding of musculoskeletal anatomy will be reinforced and the neurological connections highlighted. Emphasis is placed on normal motion and movement patterns, especially as they apply to physical rehabilitation. Biomechanical principles and functional characteristics of the musculoskeletal system are introduced. The course includes an introduction to posture, normal and pathological gait, goniometry and MMT. (2 lecture hours, 3 laboratory hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

PTA 141Patient Care TechniquesCredits: 4
This course introduces the student to basic skills necessary for safe care of the patient and teaches the theory and techniques of basic patient care procedures. Included are: basic assessment skills, body mechanics, patient positioning, draping, bed mobility, transfers, gait training with assistive devices, wheelchair skills, functional training, ADL training, environmental/architectural barrier identification and modification, bandaging, infection control and asepsis and ROM exercise. (2 lecture hours, 6 laboratory hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

PTA 151Therapeutic ModalitiesCredits: 5
The general principles of treatment, indications, contraindications, physiological effects of superficial heat and cold, massage, phototherapy, hydrotherapy, deep heat modalities, mechanical traction, intermittent compression and electrotherapy are discussed and practiced. (3 lecture hours, 6 laboratory hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

PTA 214Treatment of Medical/Surgical ConditionsCredits: 3
This course introduces the student to common medical and surgical conditions. This will include definition and overview, incidence, etiology, risk factor, pathogenesis, clinical manifestation, diagnosis, prognosis, treatment (medical, surgical). Specific attention will be paid to physical therapy aspect of treatment and management. Implication of patient response to physical therapy intervention will be investigated. This will include how the condition will present in the physical therapist's evaluation. Also, presented will be: how a condition will alter patient response to specific PT interventions, what modification of PT interventions may be indicated, what precautions and contraindications exist. Selected treatments skills will be introduced and developed in the areas of cardiac & pulmonary rehabilitation, wound and burn management.(3 lecture hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

PTA 235Advanced Physical Therapy Procedures ICredits: 6
This course introduces the student to the fundamentals of therapeutic exercise as they pertain to orthopedic conditions, arthritis, aging and amputations. There will be opportunity to learn and practice specific treatment techniques for these conditions such as selected examination procedures, demonstrating and teaching therapeutic exercises and writing home exercise programs. (3 hours lecture, 6 hours laboratory/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

PTA 236Advanced Physical Therapy Procedures IICredits: 6
This course introduces the student to the treatment fundamental for the adult or pediatric patient with neurological damage, wound and burn care. Developmental sequence of gross and fine motor skills, an introduction to normal/abnormal movement patterns, concepts of motor learning and training are included. Use of orthotics is introduced. Rehabilitation concepts and procedures are discussed and practiced in terms of goals, indications, contraindications/precautions, modifications, adaptations, documentation and discharge planning per patient status. Selected pathologies will be covered. This will include definition and overview, incidence, etiology, risk factors, pathogenesis, clinical manifestation, diagnosis, prognosis, treatment (medical, surgical, physical therapy). (4 lecture hours, 6 laboratory hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

PTA 238Clinical Preparation ICredits: 2
This course prepares the PTA student for his/her clinical experiences and entry into the field as a physical therapist assistant. Information on non-verbal, oral and written communication used by rehabilitation professionals is presented. This will include medical records, patient documentation, and the use of professional literature to write abstracts and perform medical literature review. Emphasis will be on the practical use of medical terminology, medical documentation and medical conversations. The basic principles of risk management are presented. Investigation and integration of personal and professional attitudes and behaviors are pursued in selected areas. The role of the PTA beyond patient care is discussed. The course also provides the student with his/her first clinical experiences in a variety of settings/formats. The student will begin to develop the concept of comprehensive patient care with mock clinic assignments (supervised practice sessions). The student will participate in an integrated clinical affiliation at the end of the semester. (1.5 lecture hours, 32 clinic hours/semester)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Effective 2014 Fall Semester, the following will be changing for PTA 238:

The course description is changing to: This course prepares the PTA student for his/her clinical experiences and entry into the field as a physical therapist assistant. Information on non-verbal, oral and written communication used by rehabilitation professionals is presented. This will include medical records, patient documentation, and the use of professional literature to write abstracts and perform medical literature review. Emphasis will be on the practical use of medical terminology, medical documentation and medical conversations. The basic principles of risk management are presented. Investigation and integration of personal and professional attitudes and behaviors are pursued in selected areas. The role of the PTA beyond patient care is discussed. The course also provides the student with his/her first clinical experiences in a variety of settings/formats. The student will begin to develop the concept of comprehensive patient care with mock clinic assignments (supervised practice sessions). The student will participate in an integrated clinical affiliation at the end of the semester. (1.5 lecture hours, 32 clinic hours/semester)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.



PTA 239Clinical Preparation IICredits: 2
This course is a continuation of PTA 238 as it prepares the PTA student for his/her clinical experiences and entry into the field as a physical therapist assistant. Strategies for obtaining employment are discussed. Effective techniques for cover letter/resume writing and interview performance are presented and practiced. Other important employment issues including benefits, management/employee relations, and sexual harassment will be presented. Fiscal management and reimbursement issues are introduced and discussed. The student will learn how to develop and present an inservice. There will be continued assessment and planning of professional behavior development. During this course, the student will continue to participate in a variety of clinical experiences: 1) development of comprehensive patient care with mock clinic assignments (supervised practice sessions), 2) development of his/her skills as a PTA in the areas of wellness and prevention by assisting in the fitness lab, 3) participation in an integrated clinical affiliation during the last four Fridays of the semester. (1.5 lecture hour, 32 clinic hours/semester)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Effective 2014 Fall Semester, the following will be changing for PTA 239:

The course description is changing to: This course is a continuation of PTA 238 as it prepares the PTA student for his/her clinical experiences and entry into the field as a physical therapist assistant. Strategies for obtaining employment are discussed. Effective techniques for cover letter/resume writing and interview performance are presented and practiced. Other important employment issues including benefits, management/employee relations, and sexual harassment will be presented. Fiscal management and reimbursement issues are introduced and discussed. The student will learn how to develop and present an inservice. There will be continued assessment and planning of professional behavior development. During this course, the student will continue to participate in a variety of clinical experiences including development of comprehensive patient care with mock clinic assignments (supervised practice sessions) and participation in an integrated clinical affiliation during the end of the semester. (1.5 lecture hour, 32 clinic hours/semester)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.



PTA 244SeminarCredits: 1
This summative course completes the transition from student to physical therapist assistant. Students prepare case studies, document physical therapy treatments and complete a community resource project during their two final clinical experiences. Their work is shared with faculty and classmates in the discussion and dropbox sections of the online portion of the course. Additional attention to topics of management, diversity and ethics as they are experienced in the clinic are also documented and shared online. Students are required to take two national board prep tests from the required course textbook prior to taking the national board exam in mid-July. Upon passing this exam and successfully completing their summer clinicals they will be qualified to be licensed as a PTA in Tennessee. (2 hours in class discussion, 13 hours independent preparation online) Summer only.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

PTA 256Clinical Education ICredits: 5
Supervised patient care and clinical observation for the final semester PTA student. (240 hours clinic/semester)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

PTA 257Clinical Education IICredits: 5
Supervised patient care and clinical observation for the final semester PTA student. (240 hours clinic/semester)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Radiologic Technology(back to top)
RDT 103Image Analysis ICredits: 2
This course provides an evaluation of radiographic image criteria. Topics will include identification of anatomical structures, accurate positioning, and technical factors on an image. An emphasis will be placed on problem solving to determine the appropriate changes needed to obtain optimal image quality. Areas of study include chest, abdomen, shoulder girdle, and upper extremities (2 lecture hours/week).
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

RDT 106Clinical Education ICredits: 2
Application of principles of radiographic positioning under the supervision of qualified registered ARRT technologists. Skills include application of technical factors, radiographic positioning, patient interactions, and professional behavior. Students must demonstrate competence by performing radiologic examinations unassisted (224 hours clinical experience per semester).
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

RDT 107Clinical Education IICredits: 2
Application of principles of radiographic positioning under the supervision of qualified registered ARRT technologists. Skills include application of technical factors, radiographic positioning, patient interaction, and professional behavior. Students must demonstrate competence by performing radiologic examinations unassisted (224 hours clinical experience per semester).
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

RDT 108Clinical Education IIICredits: 2
Application of principles of radiographic positioning under the supervision of qualified registered ARRT technologists. Skills include application of technical factors, radiographic positioning, patient interaction, and professional behavior. Students must demonstrate competence by performing radiologic examinations unassisted (240 hours clinical experience) (Prerequisites BIO 2010, 2020).
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

RDT 110Image Analysis IICredits: 2
This course provides an evaluation of radiographic image criteria. Topics will include identification of anatomical structures, accurate positioning, and technical factors on an image. An emphasis will be placed on problem solving to determine the appropriate changes needed to obtain optimal image quality. Areas of study include lower extremities, hip, pelvis, vertebral column, and contrast studies (2 lecture hours/week).
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

RDT 113Radiographic Procedures ICredits: 4
A study of the basic principles of positioning, terminology, pathology, and radiographic anatomy as applied to diagnostic procedures of the radiology department. Areas of study include chest, abdomen, shoulder girdle, and upper extremities (3 hours lecture, 2 hours laboratory/week).
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

RDT 114Radiographic Procedures IICredits: 4
A study basic principles of positioning, terminology, pathology, and radiographic anatomy as applied to diagnostic procedures of the radiology department. Areas of study include lower extremities, hip, pelvis, vertebral column, and contrast studies (3 hours lecture, 2 hours laboratory/week).
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

RDT 122Principles of Radiographic ExposureCredits: 4
This course provides an analysis of the technical aspects of radiography to include photographic and geometric factors. Topics include latent/manifest image formation, intensifying screens, grids, sensitometry, and prime factors that influence film quality (4 lecture hours/week).
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

RDT 130Imaging Acquisition and Quality ControlCredits: 4
This course will discuss the history and role of computers in modern imaging systems. A study of equipment operation and quality control factors for digital imaging, DICOM and PACS will be included. Digital radiography will be compared to conventional radiology principles, equipment, and methodology. Topics include RIS, HIS, digital receptors, CR imaging, histograms, and display workstations (4 lecture hours/week).
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

RDT 203Image Analysis IIICredits: 1
This course provides an evaluation of radiographic image criteria. Topics will include identification of anatomical structures, accurate positioning, and technical factors on an image. An emphasis will be placed on problem solving to determine the appropriate changes needed to obtain optimal image quality. Areas of study include facial bones, skull, and sinuses. (Prerequisites: BIO 2010, 2020) (1 lecture hour/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

RDT 206Clinical Education IVCredits: 3
Application of principles of radiographic positioning under the supervision of qualified registered ARRT technologists. Skills include application of technical factors, radiographic positioning, patient interaction, and professional behavior. Students must demonstrate competence by performing radiologic examinations unassisted (336 clinical experience hours/semester).
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

RDT 207Clinical Education VCredits: 3
Application of principles of radiographic positioning under the supervision of qualified registered ARRT technologists. Skills include application of technical factors, radiographic positioning, patient interaction, and professional behavior. Students must demonstrate competence by performing radiologic examinations unassisted (336 clinical experience hours/semester).
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

RDT 210Radiographic Procedures IIICredits: 3
A study basic principles of positioning, terminology, pathology, and radiographic anatomy as applied to diagnostic procedures of the radiology department. Areas of study include bony thorax, skull, facial bones, and sinuses. (Prerequisites BIO 2010, 2020) (2 lecture hours, 1 laboratory hour/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

RDT 212Radiographic Procedures IVCredits: 4
A study of basic principles of positioning and terminology as applied to diagnostic procedures. The course includes a focus on non-routine radiology anatomical exams in relation to the modification of standard projections to better demonstrate pathology and accommodate patient conditions. An orientation to special imaging areas with a focus on computed tomography, interventional radiography, nuclear medicine, MRI, ultrasound, radiation therapy, bone densitometry, and PET (3 lecture hours, 2 laboratory hours/week).
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

RDT 215Advanced RadiographyCredits: 2
A study of the positioning and exposure modifications required for trauma, geriatric patients and patients with unusual conditions, body types or diseases. (1 lecture hour, 2 laboratory hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

RDT 218Current Trends in Radiologic TechnologyCredits: 2
This elective course is designed to allow a study of special current topics such as the examination of the role of advanced imaging modalities. Other topics will include an examination of present and future health care trends as each relates to the field of Radiology. (2 lecture hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

RDT 222Radiation Biology and ProtectionCredits: 2
A study of the biological effects of ionizing radiation, patient and personnel protection, maximum permissible dose, personnel monitoring, and units of measurement for radiation exposure. (2 lecture hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

RDT 225Radiation PhysicsCredits: 4
A study of electromagnetism, production and properties of x-rays, interactions with matter, x-ray tube and circuitry, and specialized imaging equipment. (4 lecture hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

RDT 226Radiation ScienceCredits: 3
This is an advanced level course designed to study and discuss radiographic principles, techniques, and methods. The knowledge of the profession is enhanced through group discussion, research, and writing. An emphasis will be placed on the synthesis of skills and information needed to exercise independent judgment in the performance of medical imaging procedures (3 lecture hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway

RDT 227Radiographic PathologyCredits: 2
This course will provide students with a basic knowledge of pathology as it pertains to diagnostic medical imaging. Course content will include etiology, classification, and radiographic appearance of commonly encountered diseases. Emphasis will be placed on the Radiologic Technologist's role in the detection and management of pathological conditions by recognizing alternative imaging considerations.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway

READ 0891Reading Learning Support ICredits: 3
A course designed for students who score below 19 on the ACT reading subsection or below 83 on the reading subsection of the COMPASS. The course follows the emporium model with students meeting for designated class time in a computer lab where they can work through materials in Pearson's My Reading Lab with the assistance of the instructor. Students are also expected to work independently on the course materials outside of class. In addition to the course materials in My Reading Lab, students must complete journal responses to assigned readings including a novel of the instructor's choosing and participate in small group work in class. A minimum standard to pass the course is successful completion of the first reading learning support competency, as determined through a combination of the My Reading Labs curriculum and class specific assignments. Students are encouraged to complete both competencies in a single semester. (F, SP, SU)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway

READ 0892Reading Learning Support IICredits: 2
A course desinged for those students who have successfully completed the first reading learning support competency in READ 0891. The course follows the same emporium model outlined for READ 0891. F, SP, SU
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway

Respiratory Therapy(back to top)
RTT 121Cardiopulmonary-Renal Anatomy and PhysiologyCredits: 4
An in-depth study of the structure and function of the cardiopulmonary and renal organ systems, including the study of hemoglobin, oxygen, carbon dioxide, and acid base balance in health and disease. (4 lecture hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

RTT 122Respiratory Care Science ICredits: 4
Course will discuss the following information: ethical/legal issues as they pertain to the respiratory care profession. Patient assessment techniques to include vital signs, cardio/thoracic assessment, radiographic, diagnostic, and laboratory test and results. Medical terminology, stems, suffixes, prefixes and root words. Introduction to charting, utilization of the SOAP technique, and other relative patient information. Principle, operation, maintenance, and trouble-shooting of compressed gas sources and gas administration devices will be discussed. An introduction of humidity and aerosol theories and therapies and an introduction to compressed gas monitoring equipment will be included. (3 lecture hours, 3 laboratory hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

RTT 123Respiratory PharmacologyCredits: 2
Course will discuss drug preparations, basic principles of drug action, distribution systems, drug orders, mathematical principles related to drug preparation and administration, routes of drug administration, drug classifications, basic mechanisms of action, and therapeutic applications for drugs administered by respiratory therapists. (2 lecture hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

RTT 131Pathology of Respiratory Diseases ICredits: 2
A study of common respiratory abnormalities. Anatomical alterations of the lungs due to disease, the etiology of the disease, the major respiratory-related clinical manifestations associated with the disease process, and treatment of the disease will be studied. (2 lecture hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

RTT 132Respiratory Care Sciences IICredits: 6
This course will be a continuation of Respiratory Care Science I. In this course, the following will be discussed: therapeutic aerosol delivery both long and short term. Aspects of airway care to include: tracheal aspiration, various types of airways, intubation/extubation techniques, cuff care, and trach care procedures will be discussed. Continued discussions of medical terminology will occur. Procedures and theory of hyperinflation therapy will be taught to include: deep breathing and coughing techniques, Sustained Maximal Inspiration (SMI), and Intermittent Positive Pressure Breathing (IPPB). Students will be introduced to the clinical sites, and will get an understanding of the clinical policies and procedures. Students will apply procedural methods learned in Respiratory Care Science I in the clinical setting. (3 lecture hours, 3 laboratory hours, 12 clinic hours/week; 168 clinic hours/semester)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

RTT 220Respiratory Care Science IIICredits: 4
This course will primarily discuss the concepts and physiological effects of mechanical ventilation. Various types of ventilators from hand-held devices to computer controlled devices will be discussed. Various ventilatory adjuncts such as PEEP, CPAP, SIMV, pressure support and others will be discussed. Mechanical ventilation preparation, set-up, monitoring and troubleshooting will be discussed in detail. Students will be introduced to critical care medicine during the clinical rotations and will perform those procedures studied in Respiratory Care Science II. Medical rounds with physicians will be conducted along with patient case presentations. (2 lecture hours, 3 laboratory hours, 128 clinic hours/semester).
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

RTT 230Respiratory Care Science IVCredits: 6
This course will be a continuation of Respiratory Care Science III. Concepts of ventilator weaning will be discussed. Various types of ventilators and techniques for monitoring and adjusting parameters will be discussed. Students will begin work in the critical care areas. Procedures learned in Respiratory Care Science III will be performed by students during this clinical rotation. Students will continue physician rounds and gain experience in the use of advance patient monitoring equipment and working with various mechanical ventilators. (3 lecture hours, 3 laboratory hours, 224 clinic hours/semester)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

RTT 231Pathology of Respiratory Diseases IICredits: 2
A continuation of Pathology of Respiratory Diseases I. (2 lecture hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

RTT 235Neonatal and Pediatric CareCredits: 3
A detailed study of respiratory care concepts and techniques in neonatal and pediatric medicine. A close look at advanced equipment used in this specialty area as well as disease processes will be discussed. (3 lecture hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

RTT 245Respiratory Care Science VCredits: 7
This course introduces students to special therapeutic and diagnostic procedures in respiratory care. Elements of home care to include: equipment, patient/environmental assessment, and state/federal regulations. Theory and introduction to special diagnostics such as bronchoscopy, stress testing, pulmonary rehabilitation, metabolic studies, and brachytherapy will also be included. Patient education methods will be introduced. Care of patients in the subacute care area will also be introduced. In the clinical setting students will continue work in the critical care areas and will work with and perform those modalities discussed in Respiratory Care Science IV. Students will also gain knowledge of and work in the pediatric and neonatal intensive care areas. Students must complete a final clinical summation evaluation during this course. (4 lecture hours, 360 clinic hours/semester)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

RTT 260Hemodynamics and RhythmsCredits: 3
This course will introduce the student to the following: Theory and application of cardiac output measurement. Arterial line insertion techniques, care, and hazards. Hemodynamic studies to include: insertion, care, and hazards of flow directed balloon tipped catheter and the central venous pressure catheter. Pressure monitoring will discuss central venous pressures, right arterial pressures, right ventricular pressures, pulmonary artery pressures, and pulmonary occluding pressures. Study will also introduce the student to equipment associated with hemodynamic monitoring such as: transducers and monitoring devices. Waveform interpretation with clinical application will be discussed. Fundamentals of electrocardiography will be introduced to include: lead application, pharmacology for the cardiovascular problems, and tracing interpretation. Studies in fluid and electrolyte balance as it relates to respiratory care will also be discussed. (3 lecture hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

RTT 261Respiratory Care SeminarCredits: 2
A review and practice of the NBRC Self Assessment Examinations including the entry level written registry, and the clinical simulation. Students must pass these examinations to receive a certificate of completion. (2 lecture hours/week)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

Service Learning(back to top)
SERV 1010Service Learning PracticumCredits: 1 TO 3
This course is designed to provide students with an opportunity to enrich their college experience by taking part in projects designed to promote community services and self-discovery. While the emphasis of the course may vary, according to the instructor, the main goal of the course will always be to promote community service and discovery learning. Students will access community needs, discuss them, analyze them and act on them. (as needed)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

SERV 1020Service Learning Practicum IICredits: 3
This course is designed to provide students with an opportunity to further enrich their college experience by taking part in projects designed to promote community services and self-discovery. While the emphasis of the course may vary, according to the instructor, the main goal of the course will always be to promote community service and discovery learning. Students will access community needs, discuss them, analyze them and act on them. Prerequisite: SERV 1010
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway

Sociology(back to top)
SOCI 1010Introduction to SociologyCredits: 3
This course focuses on the analysis of human social interaction, patterned social relationships, and social change. Emphasis is placed on the theoretical perspectives and principles of explanation used by sociologists, as well as the basic concepts such as culture, socialization, social organization, social deviance, and social stratification. F, Sp, Su
Roane State General Education course approved and designed for transfer. (TTP course)

SOCI 1020Social ProblemsCredits: 3
This course focuses on the study of the scope and effects of a number of societal problems. Attention is given to research findings as well as social programs and policies that have been or can be taken to attempt to solve the problems. Some possible social problems examined include social inequality, social change, environmental concerns, population and resource challenges, violence, war, and issues related to death and dying. F, Sp
Roane State General Education course approved and designed for transfer. (TTP course)

SOCI 2110Cultural AnthropologyCredits: 3
This course is an introductory survey of the principles, concepts, methods, and scope of anthropology. Emphasis is placed on the nature of culture, sociocultural adaptation, language, kinship, social systems, subsistence patterns, art, ritual and belief systems, and the impact of change. F, Sp
Roane State General Education course approved and designed for transfer.

SOCI 2120Prehistoric ArchaeologyCredits: 3
This course is an introductory survey of human origins and prehistoric cultures. Emphasis is placed on the general principles, history, theoretical orientations, and methods of archaeology. This course will examine a number of prehistoric cultural lifeways from the beginnings of human culture to the rise of civilization. (as needed)
Roane State General Education course approved and designed for transfer.

SPAN 1010Beginning Spanish ICredits: 3
Elementary grammar, pronunciation and conversation through the use of films, videotapes, cassette tapes, filmstrips and computer programs. (No prerequisite) F
Roane State General Education course approved and designed for transfer. (TTP course)

SPAN 1020Beginning Spanish IICredits: 3
Continuation of Beginning Spanish I. (Prerequisite: SPAN 1010.) Sp
Roane State General Education course approved and designed for transfer. (TTP course)

SPAN 2010Intermediate Spanish ICredits: 3
Advanced grammar and conversation through use of films, videotapes, cassette tapes, filmstrips, computer programs and library readings. (Prerequisite: SPAN 1020) F
Roane State General Education course approved and designed for transfer. (TTP course)

SPAN 2020Intermediate Spanish IICredits: 3
Continuation of Intermediate Spanish I. (Prerequisite: SPAN 2010) Sp
Roane State General Education course approved and designed for transfer. (TTP course)

SPCH 1010Fundamentals of Speech CommunicationCredits: 3
This course is designed to introduce the student to the skills of interpersonal communication. Emphasis is placed upon the fundamental principles and techniques of public speaking, and the oral and physical aspects of delivery. Emphasis is also placed upon discussion, listening skills, thoughtful examination of diverse ideas, respect for everyone's right to a point of view and the tenets of free speech. F, Sp, Su
Roane State General Education course approved and designed for transfer.

Social Science(back to top)
SSC 120The Civil WarCredits: 3
The purpose of this course is to study and gain an understanding of the great central event of American history, the Civil War. Major political, economic, social, and military developments will be examined through use of a textbook, the PBS video series 'The Civil War', lecture, and class discussion. (as needed)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

SSC 210Social Science SeminarCredits: 1 TO 3
In-depth analysis of a particular topic, concern, or problem in the social sciences. Courses maybe oriented toward any one of the social science disciplines (history, political science, psychology, sociology-anthropology) or may be cross disciplinary in nature combining several social sciences. Social Science elective credit only. Some examples of frequently offered Social Science Seminars include: African American History; The Civil War; Death and Dying; European Studies; Human Sexuality; North American Indians; The Southwest Field Trip; Women in Western Civilization; and World War II. (as needed)


Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

SSC 211Southwest Field TripCredits: 3
The Southwest Field Trip is a multidisciplinary and humanistic study (including contributions from anthropology, archeology, astronomy, biology, geography, geology, history, and literature) of the prehistoric and historic peoples and cultures of the 'Four Corner' area of the American southwest, including the ecology and geology of the region. Primary attention is given to the Ancestral Puebloans, ancient Native American peoples who lived throughout the Colorado Plateau. Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

SSC 212Southwest Field TripCredits: 3
The Southwest Field Trip is a multidisciplinary and humanistic study (including contributions from anthropology, archeology, astronomy, biology, geography, geology, history, and literature) of the prehistoric and historic peoples and cultures of the 'Four Corner' area of the American southwest, including the ecology and geology of the region. Primary attention is given to the Ancestral Puebloans, ancient Native American peoples who lived throughout the Colorado Plateau. Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

SSC 215World War IICredits: 3
This course examines the largest single event in human history, the Second World War. The background to this conflict along with political, diplomatic, and military aspects will be studied through use of a textbook, 'The World at War' video series, lecture, and class discussions. (as needed)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

SSC 221The Haiti ExperienceCredits: 3
Students will learn about Haiti through lectures and research. Aspects covered include language, economics, politics, history and lifestyle. Students will experience cultural immersion through a trip to Haiti where they will work with the Haitians on a service project. (as needed)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

SSC 223Social Science SeminarCredits: 1 TO 3
In-depth analysis of a particular topic, concern or problem in the social sciences. Courses can be oriented toward any one of the social science disciplines (history, political science, psychology, sociology-anthropology) or may be cross disciplinary in nature, combining several social sciences. Social science elective credit only. Some examples of frequently offered social science seminars include: African American History, The Civil War, Death and Dying, European Studies, Human sexuality, North American Indians, Southwest Fieldtrip, Women in Western Civilization, and World War II. Offered as needed.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

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SURG 1002Orientation to Surgical Tech (Active, effective Fall 2014)Credits: 1
Orientation to Surgical Technology is designed to introduce the student to the field, including the operating room setting, reporting relationships, education and experiential needs, minimum physical requirements, working conditions, unavoidable hazards and job performance standards. Information review for National Examination for Surgical Technologists will be presented.
Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Surgical Technology program.
1 Credit Hour - 1 lecture hour (F)

SURG 1005Surgical Tech and Pharmacology (Active, effective Fall 2014)Credits: 3
Surgical Terminology and Pharmacology is designed for public and allied health professionals who need to read and interpret health and medical reports, research reports and/or professional literature. Topics include an analysis of the authorization of medical terms related to various disorders with a focus on punctuation and spelling, basic word structure, abbreviations and symbols and the body and its systems. Additional focus will include the biomedical and pharmacological effects of therapeutic drugs on the human body, positive and negative reactions to drugs and interaction effects between and among drugs. Attention will be given to metric-weight and measures, terminology, case and handling of drugs, classification of drugs and anesthesia.
Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Surgical Technology program.
3 Credit Hours – 3 lecture hours (F)

THEA 1030Introduction to TheatreCredits: 3
A survey course in theatre covering the history and development of Western drama. This course will emphasize drama as production rather than as literature. F, Sp
Roane State General Education course approved and designed for transfer.

THEA 110Theatre History ICredits: 3
A study of the Greek Period to the Restoration. The development of drama and the theatre; critical study of representative plays of the period. Course availability determined by Program Director.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

THEA 111Theatre History IICredits: 3
A study of the Restoration to Present. The development of drama and the theatre; critical study of representative plays of the period. Course availability determined by Program Director.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

THEA 115CostumingCredits: 3
Designed to meet individual needs for advanced study in costume for entertainment and the arts. Topic to be determined at time of scheduling. A minimum of 40 hours of laboratory work required. (Class available as determined by Director of Theatre Program). Course availability determined by Dean of the Division.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

THEA 117Lighting DesignCredits: 3
Designed to meet individual needs for advanced study in lighting for entertainment and the arts. Topic to be determined at time of scheduling. A minimum of 40 hours of laboratory work required. (Class available as determined by Director of Theatre Program) Course availability determined by Dean of the Division.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

THEA 119Scenic DesignCredits: 3
Lectures and practical experience in planning and designing settings for the stage. Emphasis on forms and styles of scenery, historical period research designers, and theatrical materials, methods, and techniques. Major projects in set design. A minimum of 40 hours of laboratory and/or crew requirement. (Class available as determined by Director of Theatre Program).
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

THEA 1520Stage Craft ICredits: 3
The Stagecraft course is intended to introduce the student to props, scenery, and costume production as well as to the tools, materials, construction techniques, exploration of the terminology, mechanical drawings, practical application in the design areas, and stage machinery used in these areas of theatrical production.
Course designed for transfer and part of the TN Transfer Pathways

THEA 231Fundamentals of Acting ICredits: 3
Fundamentals of Acting will emphasize the mechanics (vocal and physical) of presenting a character on stage. F
Course designed for transfer and part of the TN Transfer Pathways.

THEA 232Fundamentals of Acting IICredits: 3
Improvisations, use of acting techniques in extensive work. Emphasis placed on special problems in contemporary roles. (Prerequisite: THEA 231 or permission of instructor) Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

THEA 233Fundamentals of Play DirectingCredits: 3
Play analysis, production concepts, staging, theory and techniques; rehearsal methods and procedures. Introduction of scene work. Course availability determined by Program Director.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

THEA 234Dramatic TheoryCredits: 3
Selected major playwrights linked by theme or a particular genre of dramatic theory; and intensive examination of plays which either survey playwrights' careers or represent a significant portion of genre's canon. Course availability determined by Program Director.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

THEA 235Intro to Theatre TechnologyCredits: 3
An introduction to the tools and methods used in modern theatrical productions, including scenery construction, lighting and sound design, and stage management technologies. F
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

THEA 2510Theatre Production Practicum ICredits: 1
Field experience course offering practical experience for students working in on-campus and off-campus technically oriented or performance oriented theatre activities. Each course carries one hour credit, and students may earn up to six credits by enrolling for one course each semester. F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

THEA 2520Theatre Production Practicum IICredits: 1
Field experience course offering practical experience for students working in on-campus and off-campus technically oriented or performance oriented theatre activities. Each course carries one hour credit, and students may earn up to six credits by enrolling for one course each semester. (Prerequisite: THEA 2510), F, Sp.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

THEA 2530Theatre Production Practicum IIICredits: 1
Field experience course offering practical experience for students working in on-campus and off-campus technically oriented or performance oriented theatre activities. Each course carries one hour credit, and students may earn up to six credits by enrolling for one course each semester. (Prerequisite: THEA 2520) F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

THEA 2540Theatre Production Practicum IVCredits: 1
Field experience course offering practical experience for students working in on-campus and off-campus technically oriented or performance oriented theatre activities. Each course carries one hour credit, and students may earn up to six credits by enrolling for one course each semester. (Prerequisite: THEA 2530) F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

THEA 2550Theatre Production Practicum VCredits: 1
Field experience course offering practical experience for students working in on-campus and off-campus technically oriented or performance oriented theatre activities. Each course carries one hour credit, and students may earn up to six credits by enrolling for one course each semester (Prerequisite: THEA 2540). F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

THEA 2560Theatre Production Practicum VICredits: 1
Field experience course offering practical experience for students working in on-campus and off-campus technically oriented or performance oriented theatre activities. Each course carries one hour credit, and students may earn up to six credits by enrolling for one course each semester.(Prerequisite: THEA 2550) F, Sp
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.

WELL 1010Lifetime WellnessCredits: 3
In this course, students will expand their knowledge and understanding of optimal health and wellness as it relates to their personal lives. Students will learn to evaluate their present health condition, make decisions for a healthy future and also plan and implement changes for a healthy lifestyle. F, Sp
Roane State General Education course approved and designed for transfer.

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