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  • Community College of Beaver County - General Education
    Free Snacks 8 24 2015 8 24 2015 Courtyard View All Events MORE HEADLINES CCBC AT SOUTHPOINTE OFFERS NEW AFFORDABLE DEGREE PROGRAMS CCBC APPOINTS FIRST DEAN FOR SCHOOL OF BUSINESS ARTS SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGY View All News Credits Required This certificate prepares students with general education courses The courses listed are part of the PA Transfer and Articulation Framework and transfer to all state system schools and many other schools as well Credits required Minimum 15 General Education 15 Credits Code Title Credits LITR 210 Concepts of Literature 3 00 This course introduces students to the three major forms of literary expression fiction poetry and drama Significant works from each form will be analyzed to reveal creative techniques how they represent an author s time and how they reflect today s human condition Prerequisite WRIT101 MATH 126 Statistics 4 00 This course is an introduction to a field whose ideas and concepts pervade modern society and whose importance in business technology science and research in general is considerable and ever growing The course consists of three parts namely descriptive statistics probability and inferential statistics 4 0 4 Prerequisite Based on in house diagnostic testing PSYC 101 General Psychology 3 00 This course examines the scientific study of behavior and mental processes and provides a survey of the major areas of psychology Important topics and findings from psychology are reviewed Topics include the role of science in the study of behavior the biological foundations of behavior learning information processing stress and health social interaction development motivation emotion and psychological disorders 3 0 3 SOCI 101 Principles of Sociology 3 00 This course provides the student with a general survey of the theories and concepts utilized in the field of sociology which contribute to a basic understanding of modern society and its

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    to how media technology and sociality have affected business and visual communications marketing and advertising Students will explore the use of various social media web forums blogs wikis chat instant messaging virtual worlds twitter flikr YouTube and more as methods to engage and connect with the consumer Individuals will develop personal multimedia learning journals and small groups will use social media to produce and present final projects 3 0 3 BUSC 220 Team Development 3 00 This course provides the student with the understanding and the skill necessary to communicate effectively in any group situation Specifically the course will prepare the student for intensive team and group interaction that he she will experience in both personal and career scenarios It will also provide a firm foundation of team oriented knowledge experience in developing group problem solving skills and a resource for future use 3 0 3 BUSH 210 Organizational Behavior 3 00 The course focuses on the behavior of people individually and in groups who make up organizations as well as the behavior of the organizations themselves Students will be introduced to the latest concepts practices and applications found in organizational behavior from motivational techniques to organizational processes Through the effective evaluation and application of organizational behavior factors students will be able to develop train and motivate individuals to become performance conscious employees 3 0 3 BUSM 241 Human Resources Management 3 00 This course provides both the theoretical and the practical aspects of Human Resource Management HRM It is based upon the concept that there is an increasing demand for a more skilled and better motivated workforce Also stressed are the changing roles of government legal requirements and intensifying foreign competition at play in HRM LITR 210 Concepts of Literature 3 00 This course introduces students to the three major forms of literary expression fiction poetry and drama Significant works from each form will be analyzed to reveal creative techniques how they represent an author s time and how they reflect today s human condition Prerequisite WRIT101 OR WRIT 103 Writing For Business Tech 3 00 Designed to train the student in effective writing this course aims to increase the student s ability to write with unity coherence and logic It provides additional study and practice in writing letters proposals manuals and reports of a business or technical nature as well as in professional and contemporary research methods Prerequisite WRIT101 3 0 3 Curriculum 2nd Year Third Semester 15 Credits Code Title Credits BUSC 110 Interpersonal Communications 3 00 Provides an introduction to the communication process that occurs between people Students will gain the knowledge and skills necessary to develop maintain and evaluate dyadic relationships through language perception self disclosure listening and nonverbal communication Emphasis will be placed on building effective interpersonal relations in a business environment 3 0 3 BUSC 205 Leadership 3 00 This course will provide a firm foundation of leadership theory practical and applied knowledge and experience in leading a team task force or activity

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    on the development from Paleolithic man to 1500 Political and cultural changes are emphasized 3 0 3 COMM 201 Public Speaking 3 00 The emphasis is on speech preparation and delivery in a variety of speaking experiences designed to improve the speaker s capability through the application of correct speech practices 3 0 3 PSYC 101 General Psychology 3 00 This course examines the scientific study of behavior and mental processes and provides a survey of the major areas of psychology Important topics and findings from psychology are reviewed Topics include the role of science in the study of behavior the biological foundations of behavior learning information processing stress and health social interaction development motivation emotion and psychological disorders 3 0 3 Lab Science Elective 4 00 Description not found Second Semester 16 Credits Code Title Credits LITR 210 Concepts of Literature 3 00 This course introduces students to the three major forms of literary expression fiction poetry and drama Significant works from each form will be analyzed to reveal creative techniques how they represent an author s time and how they reflect today s human condition Prerequisite WRIT101 HIST 102 Western Civilization II 3 00 This is a survey course of the civilization of the West concerned with the development from 1500 to present Political and cultural changes are emphasized 3 0 3 SOCI 101 Principles of Sociology 3 00 This course provides the student with a general survey of the theories and concepts utilized in the field of sociology which contribute to a basic understanding of modern society and its structures Key elements addressed within the course include the three foundational theoretical perspectives utilized in sociology Functionalism Conflict Theory and Symbolic Interactionism the process of socialization social institutions such as family marriage and religion as well as an introduction to the basic research methods utilized in the field 3 0 3 MATH 130 College Algebra 3 00 The functional approach to algebra is stressed with attention to the properties of the real number system linear functions and equations exponents radicals functions systems of equations complex numbers and quadratic equations Additional topics may be added at the discretion of the instructor Prerequisite Placement testing successful completion of DEVS020 Improvement of Math Skills and DEVS021 Fundamentals of Algebra if required permission of the Division Director 3 0 3 OR MATH 132 Foundations of Math Algebra 3 00 Foundations of Mathematics and Algebra is a course expecially designed for students in Fine Arts Humanities Social Science and Humanities Social Science programs and health related fields Emphasis will be on using graphing and critical thinking skills to solve problems related to the students fields of study 3 0 3 Lab Science Elective 4 00 Description not found Curriculum Second Year Third Semester 15 Credits Code Title Credits CIST 100 Introduction to Information Tech 3 00 A computer course designed to introduce students to personal computers Topics include basic concepts of computer operations storage media software categories Windows operating system computer communication devices

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    choose to study theater and music while at the same time develop strong analytical skills valued by a variety of employers in the workplace Curriculum 1st Year First Semester 15 Credits Code Title Credits CIST 100 Introduction to Information Tech 3 00 A computer course designed to introduce students to personal computers Topics include basic concepts of computer operations storage media software categories Windows operating system computer communication devices and Internet The course also includes introduction to Microsoft Word Excel Access and PowerPoint 3 0 3 PSYC 101 General Psychology 3 00 This course examines the scientific study of behavior and mental processes and provides a survey of the major areas of psychology Important topics and findings from psychology are reviewed Topics include the role of science in the study of behavior the biological foundations of behavior learning information processing stress and health social interaction development motivation emotion and psychological disorders 3 0 3 WRIT 101 English Composition 3 00 Students will practice expository writing and learn the academic form of the essay and research paper Students will focus on the development of an academically sound and challenging thesis and resulting essay The mechanics of writing will be reviewed as needed 3 0 3 Pre requisite Placement testing successful completion of DEVS012 Reading and DEVS015 Introduction to College Writing if required permission of the Division Director History Elective 3 00 Description not found Liberal Arts Elective 3 00 Description not found Second Semester 15 16 Credits Code Title Credits LITR 210 Concepts of Literature 3 00 This course introduces students to the three major forms of literary expression fiction poetry and drama Significant works from each form will be analyzed to reveal creative techniques how they represent an author s time and how they reflect today s human condition Prerequisite

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    criminal infrastructure and key resources as well as gain knowledge in a variety of areas including terrorism and terrorist motivations cyber security fire management pre hospital emergency medical services and weapons of mass destruction Personnel working in the Homeland Security and emergency management arena typically require an in depth background check and a security clearance as they handle law enforcement sensitive information and national security materials on a regular basis Curriculum First Semester 9 Credits Code Title Credits CRIM 128 Orientation to Homeland Security 3 00 The course consists of 33 contact hours Students take part in 12 contact hours of the DHS FEMA online training for Incident Command System 100 and 200 and National Incident Management System 700 and 800 DHS FEMA certifications are issued following successful completion of these 4 courses and must be presented to the instructor before the end of the class 3 0 3 CRIM 133 Domestic Terrorism Home Security 3 00 This is an overview course focusing on the impact of the war on terrorism in the United States on our citizens our government and on society Topics to be examined will include how the war on terror has affected first responders our aviation system our federal law enforcement agencies and the relationship between state and local government Also included will be the topic of cyber terriorism and how this threat has dramatically altered our country s approach to national security 3 0 3 CRIM 136 Intro to Phys Security Deterrents 3 00 This course will concentrate primarily on the development and implementation of a Vulnerability Assessment program The course explores the various idiosyncrasies that occur with the different types of facilities The course will include a critical look at the various aspects of physical and cyber security to be considered and learn how

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    in Human Resources include human resource assistants personnel assistants personnel specialist human resource representative events coordinator and customer service representative NOTE OFFT120 OFFT125 and OFFT155 will not apply toward the associate degree in Human Resource Management Curriculum 1st Year First Semester 15 Credits Code Title Credits BUSC 105 Professional Relations 3 00 Provides an overview of general principles of human behavior for understanding the job behavior of the individual employee The individual s goal of personal satisfaction and productivity on the job are profiled in the following professional development themes self understanding methods of motivation the contribution of goal setting on both work and personal life decision making skills job stress and burnout managing job conflict developing effective working relationships adjusting to organizational life dealing with counterproductive people working within a group leadership and influence and improving personal productivity 3 0 3 BUSM 112 Principles of Management 3 00 This course provides an introduction to the roles and responsibilities of current day managers It focuses on the basic functions of the management process Planning Organizing Leading and Controlling and on the application of these functions through case study application 3 0 3 CIST 100 Introduction to Information Tech 3 00 A computer course designed to introduce students to personal computers Topics include basic concepts of computer operations storage media software categories Windows operating system computer communication devices and Internet The course also includes introduction to Microsoft Word Excel Access and PowerPoint 3 0 3 OFFT 125 Excel and Intro to Quickbooks 3 00 The student will learn how to create worksheets work with charts pivot tables and use What If analysis Learn fundamental concepts of QuickBooks At completion of the course the students will be eligible for the MOS Expert Certification Exam 2 2 3 VISC 110 Understanding Media 3 00 This media literacy course is based on the media theory of Marshall McLuhan Students will be introduced to what McLuhan believed to be the long term effects of using media on our bodies psyches and societies We have created extensions of ourselves through the media we use on a daily basis Any extension of ourselves affects the whole psychic and social complex These extension are now global and intergalactic in scope abolishing both space and time Students will learn that in order to understand media they must be able to understand themselves By better understanding themselves students will become better media creators users and communicators 3 0 3 Spring Semester 15 Credits Code Title Credits BUSC 120 Social Media 3 00 Human social behavior is evolving from face to face to cyberspace via social communities and networks This course will provide answers to the questions pertaining to how media technology and sociality have affected business and visual communications marketing and advertising Students will explore the use of various social media web forums blogs wikis chat instant messaging virtual worlds twitter flikr YouTube and more as methods to engage and connect with the consumer Individuals will develop personal multimedia learning

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    incorporates the fundamentals of an IST entry level generalist The third semester allows the student to select either the Electrical Track of the Mechanical Track speciality areas This program supports the registered Apprenticeship program Journey Papers as outlined by the Department of Labor Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training Graduates may enter a variety of technician level occupations such as Electromechanical Technician Industrial Technician Instrument and Control Technician Instrument and Electrical Technician Machinery Maintenance Technician Multi skilled Maintenance Technician Precision Instrument Technician and Engineering Assistant This program is offered in partnership with industry employers Curriculum 1st Year First Semester 15 Credits Code Title Credits ISTM 100 Integrated Systems Fundamentals 3 00 Description not found ISTM 110 Industrial Mechanics 5 00 Description not found ISTM 120 Industrial Electrical Systems 4 00 The course covers principles of motor function choosing and replacing motors identifying and repairing motors and motor maintenance Motor theory includes DC motors and generators polyphase induction motors synchronous motors and single phase motors Empasis is placed on motor characteristics electrical troubleshooting maintenance and repair ISTM 130 Power Transmission 3 00 Description not found Second Semester 15 Credits Code Title Credits ISTM 140 Programmable Logic Controllers 5 00 Description not found ISTM 150 Instrumentation Systems 4 00 Description not found ISTM 160 Fluid Power 3 00 The course covers advanced concepts methods and principles of fluid mechanics Emphasis is placed on identifying and correcting fluid mechanics issues ISTM 170 Machining and Safety 3 00 Description not found Curriculum 2nd Year Third Semester 15 Credits Code Title Credits Choose either the Electrical or Mechanical Track ELECTRICAL TRACK ISTM 210 Advanced Programmable Logic Control 5 00 This course presents advanced topics in programmable logic controllers PLC Topics include control concepts control schemes logic control applications and troubleshooting techniques The course covers techniques applications and interfacing to equipment ISTM 230 Electrical Motors 5 00 The course covers principles of motor function choosing and replacing motors identifying and repairing motors and motor maintenance Motor theory includes DC motors and generators polyphase induction motors synchronous motors and single phase motors Emphasis is placed on motor characteristics electrical troubleshooting maintenance and repair ISTM 250 High Voltage Electrical 5 00 This course covers the essentials of high voltage circuits high voltage technologies and safety rules Reference is made to the National Electrical Code for standards of practice MECHANICAL TRACK ISTM 220 Advanced Fluid Mechanics 5 00 The course covers advanced concepts methods and principles of fluid mechanics Emphasis is placed on identifying and correcting fluid mechanics issues ISTM 240 Welding Principles and Applications 5 00 This course provides the student with an overview of the various types of maintenance welding Emphasis will be placed on safety quality and workmanship in maintenance welding ISTM 260 Mechanical Maintenance Troubleshoot 5 00 This course introduces equipment reliability techniques utilizing periodic preventative and predictive maintenance The course represents a systematic approach to improving efficiency and effectiveness through troubleshooting and problem solving capabilities Topics include preventative maintenance procedures and predictive maintenance basics Other

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    particular major Our most flexible program of study Humanities Social Science serves best students who are still unsure of their career path Curriculum 1st Year First Semester 16 Credits Code Title Credits CIST 100 Introduction to Information Tech 3 00 A computer course designed to introduce students to personal computers Topics include basic concepts of computer operations storage media software categories Windows operating system computer communication devices and Internet The course also includes introduction to Microsoft Word Excel Access and PowerPoint 3 0 3 PSYC 101 General Psychology 3 00 This course examines the scientific study of behavior and mental processes and provides a survey of the major areas of psychology Important topics and findings from psychology are reviewed Topics include the role of science in the study of behavior the biological foundations of behavior learning information processing stress and health social interaction development motivation emotion and psychological disorders 3 0 3 WRIT 101 English Composition 3 00 Students will practice expository writing and learn the academic form of the essay and research paper Students will focus on the development of an academically sound and challenging thesis and resulting essay The mechanics of writing will be reviewed as needed 3 0 3 Pre requisite Placement testing successful completion of DEVS012 Reading and DEVS015 Introduction to College Writing if required permission of the Division Director History Elective 3 00 Description not found Lab Science Elective 4 00 Description not found Second Semester 15 16 Credits Code Title Credits LITR 210 Concepts of Literature 3 00 This course introduces students to the three major forms of literary expression fiction poetry and drama Significant works from each form will be analyzed to reveal creative techniques how they represent an author s time and how they reflect today s human condition Prerequisite WRIT101 History

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