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Course Descriptions

Course Descriptions

Courses are listed in alphabetical order by general subject and in numerical order within each general subject. The course description contains a short overview of the content of the class.

 

Course Numbers

During the 2005 New Mexico Legislative session, Senate Bill 161, consistent with requirements of state law (Chapter 224 of the Laws of New Mexico, 1995 as amended) was signed into law to further enhance and facilitate the articulation of general education courses among New Mexico’s colleges and universities. In accordance with policies established by the New Mexico Higher Education Department, designated general education core courses successfully completed at any regionally accredited public institution of higher education in New Mexico are guaranteed to transfer to any New Mexico public institution. Students who have decided on a major and/or an institution at which to complete their studies should consult with an academic advisor at that particular institution to determine the most appropriate course selections. Students enrolling for the first year of study at a New Mexico college or university and considering possible transfer into a certificate and/or degree program at another institution are encouraged to take the courses approved for transfer during their freshman and sophomore year of study.
 
The core matrix of approved courses guaranteed to transfer and meet general education requirements at any New Mexico college or university can be found on the New Mexico Higher Education Department website at www.hed.state.nm.us The equivalent New Mexico Common Course Numbers for approved NMJC general education courses can be found immediately following the applicable course credit hour. Periodically, topics not included in the regular curriculum will be offered. These are classes that are being developed for inclusion in the Catalog.  If a special topics course is to be offered a third time, it must be approved for regular listing in the catalog. These courses are numbered 191-196 and 291-296.
 
Courses are arranged numerically by department or program. In general, courses numbered from 100 to 199 are intended primarily for first‐year students (freshmen); 200 to 299 for second‐year students (sophomores).

 

Credit Hours

The credit hours you will receive for completing the course are under the course title. Credit hours are measured in class hours and lab hours. In addition to class and lab time, students can expect to spend about two to three hours of study and preparation for each credit hour of class. Most one‐semester classes average three credit hours.

Cross Listing

Sometimes courses fulfill the requirements for two different courses and are listed under two different course titles. In such cases, the course information will include both course titles, listed as “same as” and the course number and title. 

Prerequisites & Corequisites

Some courses have prerequisites or courses you must successfully complete before enrolling in that course. Exceptions can be made with the instructor’s approval. If you enroll in a course in which you do not have the prerequisites without the instructor’s permission, you may be dis-enrolled. for college level courses, there is an assumption of college-level reading and writing skills, whether or not prerequisites are stated for a particular course. Co-requisites are courses taken during the same semester.
AC 113                         Introduction to Accounting
3 Credit Hours
This course introduces basic accounting records relating to both merchandising and personal service enterprises. Topics include procedures for handling purchases, sales, cash payments, cash receipts, payroll, petty cash, and preparation of financial statements. Basic computerized accounting procedures are also introduced.
AC 114                         Principles of Accounting I
4 Credit Hours

An introduction to financial accounting concepts emphasizing the analysis of business transactions in accordance with generally accepted principles (GAAP), the effect of these transactions on the financial statements, financial analysis, and the interrelationships of the financial statements.


AC 124                         Principles of Accounting II

4 Credit Hours

An introduction to the use of accounting information in the management decision making processes of planning, implementing, and controlling business activities.  In addition, the courses will discuss the accumulation and classification of costs as well demonstrate the difference between costing systems.


AC 191-296 (A-Z)       Special Topic
Special topics are offered occasionally and the selection is different every semester. Special Topic courses do not repeat material presented by regular semester courses.  The purpose of special topics is to provide students with new, one-time, and developing courses. The specific topic is announced each semester. 

AC 213                         Intermediate Accounting I
3 Credit Hours

A refinement of the interpretation, recording, and reporting of financial data is introduced in this course. Topics studied will include accounting concepts and principles, underlying assets as reported on the balance sheet, effect on the income statement, and statement of retained earnings.  Prerequisite:  AC 124 Principles of Accounting II


AC 213A                      Spreadsheets & Payroll Accounting
3 Credit Hours

This course employs a computerized approach to the accounting environment. The focus will be on Excel and Payroll Accounting. In the Excel environment, numerous applications including book reconciliations, depreciation schedules, accounts receivable, accounts payable, journals, and worksheets will be covered. In the payroll environment, problems concerning unemployment law, fair employment law, human resource systems, social security, and income tax withholding will be solved using software provided.  This is designed for students with limited or not background in computers.  Prerequisite:  AC 114 Principles of Accounting I &  SC 123B Introduction to Accounting


AC 223                         Intermediate Accounting II
3 Credit Hours

This course is a continuation and refinement of the interpretation, recording, and reporting of financial data. Topics studied include accounting concepts and principles underlying liabilities and stockholder’s equity as reported on the balance sheet, effect on the income statement, and statement of retained earnings.  Prerequisite:  AC 213 Intermediate Accounting I


AC 223B                       Computerized Accounting
3 Credit Hours
This course will cover a complex computerized accounting system utilizing QuickBooks Accountant software. This course will include the general ledger, accounts receivable, accounts payable, inventory, payroll, and depreciation.  Prerequisite: AC 114 Principles of Accounting I

AC 231-233                 Accounting Cooperative Work Experience
Variable Credit Hours: 1, 2, 3
Accounting Cooperative Work Experience is designed to improve accounting theoretical skills through actual work experience. Work objectives will be established and completed on a semester basis with the cooperative employer and the accounting coordinator/instructor.  Prerequisite:  AC 124 Principles of Accounting II

AC 233A                      Income Tax
3 Credit Hours

This course is designed as a first course in Federal Taxation for undergraduate accounting, business, and law students. The primary focus of this course is individual taxation including gross income, personal and dependency exemptions, filing status, deductions and losses, capital recovery, itemized deductions, alternative minimum tax, and tax credits. Students will solve tax problems utilizing computerized tax software as though they were actually filing tax returns.  Prerequisite:  AC 114 Principles of Accounting I

AG 111                          Careers in Agriculture
1 Credit Hours
Introduction to scientific disciplines and career options in animal science and agriculture industry.  Focus will be on the skill development including resume preparation, networking, importance of internships, and leadership and leadership experiences in animal agriculture.

AG 123C                       Computers in Agriculture
3 Credit Hours
This course is designed to introduce students to computer applications as well as graphical and electronic information technology as it relates to the agriculture industry. Students will be able to utilize computers and related technology in record-keeping, agricultural production, agribusiness and telecommunications.


AG 213A                        Agribusiness Management
3 Credit Hours
This course covers many of the areas of expertise that today's managers must master including finance, marketing, operations, forms of business ownership, organizational management, and human resources. This course pays special attention to the distinct challenges faced by managers in the food and agribusiness system 

AN 123                       Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
3 Credit Hours
(NMCCNS ANTH 2113)
This course is a brief history of the growth of the sciences of anthropology and archaeology. It examines in a holistic approach, the aspects of culture including technology, ecology, economics, family structure, political structure, religion, linguistics, the arts, and education.


AN 193                            Introduction to Folklore
3 Credit Hours
This course surveys folklore in a global context, with a comparative emphasis on ways in which individuals and groups use beliefs, songs, stories, sayings, dances, festivals, and artifacts to address issues of identity, authenticity, and authority in complex societies.

ANSC 103                    Equine Science
3 Credit Hours
This course is designed to introduce students to the history, breeds, anatomy, selection, genetics, reproduction, nutrition, and management of the horse.

ANSC 113                    Instruction to Veterinary Science
3 Credit Hours
This course is an introductory course in veterinary science. It will cover basic information about animal health, handling, nutrition, reproduction, genetics, facilities, maintenance, anatomy and physiology, and business management.

ANSC 114                    Instruction to Animal Science
4 Credit Hours
This course is an introduction to the livestock industry and provides a survey of modern animal science. It will include application of physiology, meat science, genetics, endocrinology, and nutrition as well as breeding selection, feeding, and management of farm animals. Areas covered include sheep, swine, cattle, and horses.  Concurrent enrollment in ANSC 114L (laboratory) is required.

ANSC 203                    Animal Metabolism & Nutrition
3 Credit Hours
This course will explore the mechanisms of animal metabolism and nutrition as they relate to production, maintenance, performance, and health of animals. 

ANSC 213                    Meat Science
3 Credit Hours
This course will cover the fundamental aspects of the red meat industry.  Lecture topics will include the nutrient value of the meat, meat preservation, meat safety, muscle structure and contraction, slaughter and processing of beef, lamb, and pork, sausage manufacture, meat cutting, meat cooker, and muscle and bone anatomy.  several field trips maybe included with this course
ANSC 214                    Farm Animal A&P
4 Credit Hours
This course will cover structure and function of the animal body. It will include studies of the horse, cow, sheep, and pig. It will make comparisons to the human body and have application to real life animal husbandry.

ANSC 223                    Introduction to Genetics
3 Credit Hours
Introduction to genetics and inheritance relative livestock production and the use of performance information in livestock improvement programs. Covers fundamental principles of reproduction, variation, and heredity in plants and animals.
AR 113                          Art Appreciation
3 Credit Hours
(NMCCNS ARTS 1113)
This is a general course on art appreciation. Open to all college students, it covers the analysis of art elements and principles as applied to various forms of visual expression including painting, drawing, sculpture, and architecture. This course will develop for the student awareness and appreciation of art through film and video, presentations, classroom assignments, and active student participation in class discussions. 

AR 113A                      Drawing I
3 Credit Hours
Through varied media, props, and still life arrangements, the student will explore the elements of line, shape, texture, value, and space. Major areas of focus include basic rendering techniques and skills formation, which includes perceptual and aesthetic development.

AR 113D                       Digital Photography
3 Credit Hours
This is a beginning course in digital photography and assumes no prior knowledge of digital camera usage or manipulation of digital images. Emphasis is on digital camera skills and image editing software using a computer.

AR 123A                       Drawing II
3 Credit Hours
This course is a continuation of AR 113A Drawing I with a focus on media, technique, gesturing, and compositional activity. Students will have the opportunity to continue to explore and develop the expressive and conceptual aspects of drawing.  Prerequisite:  AR 113A Drawing I or permission of the instructor

AR 123D                       Advanced Digital Photography
3 Credit Hours
This course assumes a basic working understanding of the digital camera and its controls. Coverage will include digital camera control techniques for the production of predictable and creative manipulation of images. Additionally, the student will have the opportunity to learn more advanced techniques involving the use of image editing software and control of specific effects.
Prerequisite: AR 113D Digital Photography or permission of the instructor

AR 191-296 (A-Z)       Special Topic
Special topics are offered occasionally and the selection is different every semester. Special Topic courses do not repeat material presented by regular semester courses. The purpose of special topics is to provide students with new, one-time, and developing courses. The specific topic is announced each semester. 

AR 193F                        Photoshop
3 Credit Hours
This course provides students with the capability to use Adobe Photoshop graphics software on a computer. This is a basic foundation course in the use of electronic techniques to select, manipulate, and edit images; work with masks, channels and layers; combine raster and vector graphics; print in color; manage color; and create graphics for the web. This is a three credit hour course. 

AR 213A                       Painting I
3 Credit Hours
This introductory course in painting focuses on teaching the student a solid foundation in color theory, mixing, the application of pigment and mediums, canvas preparation, basic painting skills, and aesthetic sensibilities. It will include regular outside assignments.

AR 213B                        Ceramics I
3 Credit Hours
This course is an introduction to the medium of clay as a material. Instruction in various hand forming techniques and wheel throwing will be provided. Emphasis will be on the aesthetics of sculptural statements in clay and the importance of the utilitarian aspects of clay. Students will be exposed to the numerous firing techniques possible in the ceramic discipline.

AR 223A                       Painting II
3 Credit Hours
This course is a continuation in skills formation, technique, and expressive development studied in Painting I. The student will be encouraged to develop paintings that focus on a personal area of interest while applying the concepts presented in class.
Prerequisite: AR 213A Painting I

AR 223B                        Ceramics II
3 Credit Hours
This course is a continuation of AR 213B Ceramics I with greater emphasis on individual maturation within the ceramic discipline.
Prerequisite: AR213B Ceramics I or permission of the instructor
AT 113                           Engine Repair
3 Credit Hours
This course will cover the fundamentals of automotive engine operation, the service and repair of automotive engines, and the diagnosis and overhaul procedures related to these engines.

AT 114A                       Cooperative Work Experience I
4 Credit Hours
This course is a continuation of AT 113, AT 124C, and AT 124D and includes work experience in a cooperating automotive service facility. Students will work as trainees under the supervision of an experienced automotive technician. Open to Automotive Technology students only. Minimum of twenty hours of work per week are required.

AT 114B                       Cooperative Work Experience II
4 Credit Hours
This course is a continuation of AT 213A, AT 213C, and AT 223B and includes work experience in a cooperating automotive service facility. Students will work as trainees under the supervision of an experienced automotive technician. Open to Automotive Technology students only. Minimum of twenty hours of work per week are required.

AT 123C                       Brake Systems
3 Credit Hours
This course covers the operating principles, service, and troubleshooting procedures of automotive brake systems. Open to Automotive Technology students only.

AT 124                             Electronics
4 Credit Hours
This course covers automotive electrical and electronic systems. Areas of instruction include general electrical system diagnosis and repair, battery diagnosis and service, starting and charging system diagnosis and repair, lighting systems, gauges, warning devices, horns, wiper/washers and power operated accessories. Open to Automotive Technology students only.

AT 124A                       Engine Performance
4 Credit Hours
This course covers automotive systems related to engine performance and drivability. Areas of instruction include ignition systems, fuel systems, and computerized engine controls, drivability diagnosis, exhaust emission controls, and scan data diagnosis. Open to Automotive Technology students only.

AT 191-296 (A-Z)       Special Topic
Special topics are offered occasionally and the selection is different every semester. Special Topic courses do not repeat material presented by regular semester courses.  The purpose of special topics is to provide students with new, one-time, and developing courses. The specific topic is announced each semester.

AT 212                          Cooperative Work Experience III
2 Credit Hours
This course is a continuation of AT 114A and AT 114B and includes work experience in a cooperating automotive service facility. Students will work as trainees under the supervision of an experienced automotive technician. Open to Automotive Technology students only. Minimum of twenty hour of work per week is required.

AT 213A                       Manual Drive Trains and Axles
3 Credit Hours
This course will cover the operation, service, and repair of manual drive and axle systems. Areas of instruction include clutch systems, manual transmissions, manual transaxles, front wheel drive axle shafts, CV joints, rear wheel drive universal joints, drive shafts, rear axles, and four wheel drive units. Open to Automotive Technology students only.

AT 213B                       Heating and Air Conditioning Systems
3 Credit Hours
This course will cover the operation, diagnosis, service and repair of automotive heating and air conditioning systems. Open to Automotive Technology students only.

AT 213C                       Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles
3 Credit Hours
This course will cover the operation, service and repair of automatic transmissions and transaxles. Also covered will be the diagnosis and overhaul procedures. Open to Automotive technology students only.

AT 223B                       Suspension and Steering Systems
3 Credit Hours
This course covers the operation, diagnosis, service, and repair of suspension and steering systems. Areas of instruction include front and rear suspension, wheels, tires and steering. Open to Automotive Technology students only.

AT 223C                       Automotive Service Management
3 Credit Hours
This course is an introduction to automotive service management.  Areas of instruction include an overview of the automotive service industry, the role of the automotive service manager, controlling service operations, management techniques, and management and business ethics. 
FM 113                          Technology for Technicians
3 Credit Hours
This course is an introduction to the computer technology skills required of automotive technicians. Areas of instruction include basic computer operations, the installation and use of software, navigation of Windows and related applications, the use of electronic service information, the use of PC-based diagnostic equipment, programming diagnostic devices, and the reprogramming of vehicle on-board computers. Also included is instruction in the sending and receiving of electronic mail (e-mail), and basic Internet applications.

FM 114                         Automotive Fundamentals
4 Credit Hours
This course is an introduction to the servicing of Ford Motor Company vehicles. Areas of instruction include the selection and use of Ford service publications, the interpretation of VIN Codes, body styles and car lines, repair order processing, the safe and correct use of hand tools, and precision measuring instruments and equipment. Specific on-vehicle instruction for pre-delivery operations, campaign procedures, basic service operations for wind noise and water leaks, and engine cooling and lubrication systems are also covered. Each student must be officially accepted into the Ford ASSET program according to Ford and NMJC entrance requirement policies.

FM 114A                      Cooperative Work Experience I
4 Credit Hours
This course is a continuation of FM 114 and FM 124 and includes work experience in a cooperating Ford-Lincoln-Mercury dealership. Student will work as a trainee under the supervision of an experienced Ford automotive technician. Open to Ford ASSET students only. 

FM 114B                      Cooperative Work Experience II
4 Credit Hours
This course is a continuation of FM 124A and FM 124B and includes work experience in a cooperating Ford-Lincoln-Mercury dealership is required. Student will work as a trainee under the supervision of an experienced Ford automotive technician. Open to Ford ASSET students only.

FM 114C                      Cooperative Work Experience III
4 Credit Hours
This course is a continuation of FM 124C and FM 214A and includes work experience in a cooperating Ford-Lincoln-Mercury dealership. Student will work as a trainee under the supervision of an experienced Ford automotive technician. Open to Ford ASSET students only.

FM 124                        Electronics I
4 Credit Hours
This is the first of two courses providing instruction on the electrical and electronic systems used on Ford Motor Company cars and light trucks sold in North America. Areas of instruction include safety, electrical and electronic fundamentals, analog and digital test equipment, basic circuit diagnosis, interpretation and use of wiring diagrams and service manuals, and component operation. Also included are general electrical system diagnosis and repair along with focused diagnosis, maintenance, and repair of the battery, starting, and charging systems. Each student must be officially accepted into the Ford ASSET program according to Ford and NMJC entrance requirement policies.

FM 124A                       Engine Performance I
4 Credit Hours
This is the first of three courses providing instruction in Ford Motor Company vehicle systems that influence engine performance and drivability. Areas of instruction include related safety, gasoline engine operation and performance, ignition systems, fuel systems, induction systems, vacuum control systems and vacuum/mechanical emission control systems. The major emphasis of this course is to provide a solid foundation for later in-depth instruction in Electronic Engine Control systems. Each student must be officially accepted into the Ford ASSET program according to Ford and NMJC entrance requirement policies.
Prerequisite:  FM 124B Electronics II

FM 124B                      Electronics II
4 Credit Hours
This is the second of three courses providing instruction on the electrical and electronic systems used on Ford Motor Company vehicles. This course focuses primarily on automotive electronics and microcomputer-based systems. Areas of instruction include safety, multiplexing related diagnosis and repair, microprocessor operation, sensors, actuators, electronic automotive systems and various electrical accessory systems not covered in Electronics I. Each student must be officially accepted into the Ford ASSET program according to Ford and NMJC entrance requirement policies.  Prerequisite:  FM 114 Automotive Fundamentals and FM 124 Electronics I

FM 124C                      Brake Systems
4 Credit Hours
This course covers the operating principles, service, and troubleshooting procedures of Ford Motor Company’s brake systems. Areas of instruction include safety and the operational principles, repair, maintenance, and diagnostic procedures for wheel bearings, brake hydraulics, drum brakes, disc brakes, power assist, traction assist, anti-lock brake systems, and vehicle stability control systems. Each student must be officially accepted into the Ford ASSET program according to Ford and NMJC entrance requirement policies. Prerequisite:  FM 124B Electronics II

FM 124D                      Diesel Engine Operations
4 Credit Hours
The design, operation, maintenance, diagnosis, and repair of diesel engines used in Ford Motor Company vehicles are covered in this course. The instruction provided in this course focuses on diesel engine systems that influence engine performance and drivability. Areas of instruction include the diagnosis and repair of base engine systems, fuel systems, electrical systems, induction systems, and diesel electronic engine control systems. Each student must be officially accepted into the Ford ASSET program according to Ford and NMJC entrance requirement policies.  Prerequisite:  FM 124B Electronics II

FM 124E                      Electronics III
4 Credit Hours
This course provides instruction on the electrical and electronic systems used on Ford Motor Company vehicles. The course focuses primarily on automotive electronics and microcomputer-based systems. Areas of instruction include body control and communication systems, Ford SYNC System, entertainment systems, Ford supplemental restraint systems, Ford security systems, accident avoidance systems, and parking assistance systems. Prerequisite: FM 114 Automotive Fundamentals, FM 124 Electronics I, and FM 124B Electronics II

FM 191-296 (A-Z)      Special Topic
Special topics are offered occasionally and the selection is different every semester. Special Topic courses do not repeat material presented by regular semester courses.  The purpose of special topics is to provide students with new, one-time, and developing courses. The specific topic is announced each semester. 

FM 211                         Noise, Vibration, and Harshness
4 Credit Hours
This course is designed to develop a systematic approach to diagnosing and correcting noise, vibration, and harshness (NVH) concerns. Instruction will focus on the use of the Ford electronic vibration analyzer, and the Chassis Ears. Each student must be officially accepted into the Ford ASSET program according to Ford and NMJC entrance requirement policies.  Prerequisite:  FM 124B Electronics II

FM 214                          Engine Repair
4 Credit Hours
This course will review the fundamentals of automotive engine operation and cover the service and repair of Ford Motor Company’s automotive engines. The diagnosis and overhaul procedures related to these engines is also covered. Each student must be officially accepted into the Ford ASSET program according to Ford and NMJC entrance requirement policies.  Prerequisite:  FM 114 Automotive Fundamentals

FM 214A                      Manual Drive Train and Axles
4 Credit Hours
This course will cover the operation, service, and repair of Ford Motor Company’s manual drive train and axle systems. Areas of instruction include the diagnosis and overhaul of Ford clutch systems, manual transmissions, manual transaxles, front wheel drive axle shafts and CV joints, rear wheel drive universal joints and drive shafts, and rear axles and four wheel drive units. Each student must be officially accepted into the Ford ASSET program according to Ford and NMJC entrance requirement policies.  Prerequisite:  FM 124B Electronics II

FM 214B                      Heating and Air Conditioning
4 Credit Hours
This course will cover the operation, diagnosis, service, and repair of Ford Motor Company’s heating and air conditioning systems. Each student must be officially accepted into the Ford ASSET program according to Ford and NMJC entrance requirement policies.  Prerequisite:  FM 124B Electronics II

FM 214C                      Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles
4 Credit Hours
This course will cover the operation, service, and repair of Ford Motor Company’s automatic transmissions and transaxles. Also covered will be the diagnosis and overhaul of electronic controlled automatic transmissions and transaxles. Each student must be officially accepted into the Ford ASSET program according to Ford and NMJC entrance requirement policies.  Prerequisite:  FM 124B Electronics II

FM 224                         Engine Performance Operation & Diagnosis
4 Credit Hours
This is a comprehensive course covering the systems and factors affecting engine performance and drivability. Areas of instruction include related safety, the influence of engine design on performance and emissions, advanced ignition systems diagnosis, advanced Electronic Engine Control (EEC), OBDII, driveability diagnosis, exhaust emission controls, and Ford fuel injection system service, repair, and PC-based diagnostics. Prerequisite:  Each student must be officially accepted into the Ford ASSET program according to Ford and NMJC entrance requirement policies. FM 124B Electronics II and FM 124E Electronics III

FM 224A                       Cooperative Work Experience IV
4 Credit Hours
This course is a continuation of FM 211, FM 212, FM 214, and FM 224 and includes work experience in a cooperating Ford-Lincoln-Mercury dealership. Student will work as a trainee under the supervision of an experienced Ford automotive technician. Each student must be officially accepted into the Ford ASSET program according to Ford and NMJC entrance requirement policies.

FM 224B                       Suspension and Steering Systems
4 Credit Hours
This course covers the operation, diagnosis, service, and repair of Ford Motor Company’s suspension and steering systems. Areas of instruction include front and rear suspension, wheel, tires, steering, wheel alignment, and associated hydraulic and electronic management systems. Each student must be officially accepted into the Ford ASSET program according to Ford and NMJC entrance requirement policies.
Prerequisite:  FM 124B Electronics II.

FM 224C                       Cooperative Work Experience V
4 Credit Hours
This course is a continuation of FM 214B, FM 214C, and FM 224B and includes work experience in a cooperating Ford-Lincoln-Mercury dealership. Student will work as a trainee under the supervision of an experienced Ford automotive technician. Each student must be officially accepted into the Ford ASSET program according to Ford and NMJC entrance requirement policies.
GM 113                        Technology for Technicians
3 Credit Hours
This course is an introduction to the computer technology skills required of automotive technicians. Areas of instruction include basic computer operations, the installation and use of software, navigation of Windows and related applications, the use of electronic service information, programming diagnostic devices, and the reprogramming of vehicle on-board computers.  Also included is instruction in the sending and receiving of electronic mail (e-mail), and basic Internet applications.

GM 114                        Automotive Fundamentals
4 Credit Hours
This course is an introduction to the servicing of GM vehicles. Areas of instruction include the selection and use of GM service publications, the interpretation of VIN Codes, body styles and car lines, the correct methods of filling out repair orders, and the safe and correct use of hand tools, precision measuring instruments, and equipment. Open to ASEP students only.

GM 114A                     Cooperative Work Experience I
4 Credit Hours
This course provides work experience in a cooperating General Motors dealership. Student will work as a trainee under the supervision of an experienced GM automotive technician. Open to GM ASEP students only.

GM 114B                      Cooperative Work Experience II
4 Credit Hours
This class is a continuation of GM 114A and GM 124B and involves work experience in a cooperating General Motors dealership. Student will work as a trainee under the supervision of an experienced General Motors automotive technician. Open to GM ASEP students only. Minimum of twenty hours of work per week is required. 

FM 124                         Electronics I
4 Credit Hours
This is the first of two courses providing instruction on the electrical and electronic systems used on Ford Motor Company cars and light trucks sold in North America.  Areas of instruction include safety, electrical and electronic.

GM 114C                     Cooperative Work Experience III
4 Credit Hours
This course is a continuation of GM 124C and GM 214A and provides work experience in a cooperating General Motors dealership. Students will work as a trainee under the supervision of an experienced General Motors automotive technician. Open to GM ASEP students only. Minimum of twenty hours of work per week is required.

GM 124                        Electronics I
4 Credit Hours
This course is the first of three courses covering General Motors electrical and electronic systems. Areas of instruction include general electrical system diagnosis and repair, battery diagnosis and service, starting system diagnosis and repair, and charging system diagnosis and repair. Open to GM ASEP students only.

GM 124A                      Engine Performance I
4 Credit Hours
This course is the first of two courses covering General Motors systems related to engine performance and drivability. Areas of instruction include safety, GM engine operation and diagnosis, ignition systems, fuel systems, and an introduction to computerized engine controls. Open to GM ASEP students only.

GM 124B                      Electronics II
4 Credit Hours
This course is the second of three courses covering General Motors electrical and electronic systems. Areas of instruction include lighting systems, gauges, warning devices, horns, wiper/washers, and power operated accessories. Open to GM ASEP students only.

GM 124C                     Brake Systems
4 Credit Hours
This course covers the operating principles, service, and troubleshooting procedures of General Motors brake systems. Open to GM ASEP students only. This class meets twenty hours per week. 

GM 191-296 (A-Z)      Special Topic
Special topics are offered occasionally and the selection is different every semester. Special Topic courses do not repeat material presented by regular semester courses. The purpose of special topics is to provide students with new, one-time, and developing courses. The specific topic is announced each semester.

GM 214                         Engine Repair
4 Credit Hours
This course will cover the fundamentals of automotive engine operation, the service and repair of General Motors automotive engines, and the diagnosis and overhaul procedures related to these engines. Open to GM ASEP students only. This class meets ten hours per week.

GM 214A                     Manual Drive Train and Axles
4 Credit Hours
This course will cover the operation, service, and repair of GM manual drive train and axle systems. Areas of instruction include the diagnosis and overhaul of GM clutch systems, manual transmissions, manual transaxles, front wheel drive axle shafts and CV joints, rear wheel drive universal joints and drive shafts, rear axles and four wheel drive units. Open to GM ASEP students only. Meets ten hours per week.

GM 214B                      Heating and Air Conditioning
4 Credit Hours
This course will cover the operation diagnosis, service, and repair of General Motors heating and air conditioning systems. Open to GM ASEP students only. Meets ten hours per week.

GM 214C                     Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles
4 Credit Hours
This course will cover the operation, service, and repair of General Motors automatic transmissions and transaxles. Also covered will be the diagnosis and overhaul of these automatic transmissions and transaxles. Open to GM ASEP students only. Meets ten hours per week.

GM 214D                     Electronics III
4 Credit Hours
This course is the third of three courses covering General Motors electrical and electronic systems. Areas of instruction will include Body Control Communications Systems, GM Global Electronics Systems, Diagnostic Strategy for Data Communications, Entertainment Systems, GM Supplemental Restraint Systems, GM On-Star Systems, and GM Security Systems.  Prerequisite: GM 124B, GM Electronics II

GM 224                         Engine Performance II
4 Credit Hours
This course is the second of two courses covering General Motors systems related to engine performance and drivability. Areas of instruction include safety, advanced ignition systems diagnosis, advanced Computer Command Control (CCC), drivability diagnosis, exhaust emission controls, and GM fuel injection system service, repair, and scan diagnostics. Open to GM ASEP students only. Meets ten hours per week.

GM 224A                     Cooperative Work Experience IV
4 Credit Hours
This course is a continuation of GM 214 and GM 224 and provides work experience in a cooperating General Motors dealership. Student will work as a trainee under the supervision of an experienced General Motors automotive technician. Open to GM ASEP students only. Minimum 20 hours of work per week is required. 

GM 224B                      Suspension and Steering System
4 Credit Hours
This course covers the operation, diagnosis, service, and repair of General Motors suspension and steering systems. Areas of instruction include GM front and rear suspension, wheel, tires, and steering. Open to GM ASEP students only. Meets ten hours per week.

GM 224C                     Cooperative Work Experience V
4 Credit Hours
This course is a continuation of GM 214B, GM 214C, and 224B, and includes work experience in a cooperating General Motors dealership. Student will work as a trainee under the supervision of an experienced General Motors technician. Open to GM ASEP students only. Minimum 20 hours of work per week.

GM 224D                     New Product Issues
4 Credit Hours
This course is designed to supplement other GM ASEP courses by providing information related to the most recently released service, repair, and diagnostic procedures.  Taking advantage of GM’s critically timed electronic and print resources, students will receive instructional updates in the areas of power train, electronics, brakes, steering, and suspension, and heating and air conditioning.  Meets 4 hours per week.
BI 114                         General Biology I
4 Credit Hours
(NMCCNS BIOL 1113/1111)
General Biology I stresses the concepts, characteristics, and diversities of life. Emphasis is placed upon the scientific method, the chemistry of living organisms, cell structure and function, photosynthesis, cellular respiration, cell reproduction, inheritance, molecular genetics, and evolution. Concurrent enrollment in BI 114L (laboratory) is required.

BI 124                            General Biology II
4 Credit Hours
(NMCCNS BIOL 1123/1121)
General Biology II stresses the origins of life, the diversity of viruses, bacteria, protists, and fungi; the diversity of plants, plant structure and function; animal diversity, animal structure and function; as well as animal behavior, ecology of populations, ecosystems, and environmental concerns. Concurrent enrollment in BI 124L (laboratory) is required.

BI 134                            Biology I for Science Majors
4 Credit Hours
This course provides a background for students majoring in science or entering into health care fields such as pre-dentistry, pre-medicine, or pre-pharmacy. It will emphasize scientific inquiry into the basic biochemistry of living cells, cellular structures and functions, processes of photosynthesis and cellular respiration, cell cycle, molecular genetics, and gene regulation.  Concurrent enrollment in BI 134L (laboratory) is required.

BI 144                            Biology II for Science Majors
4 Credit Hours
This course provides a background for students majoring in science or entering into health care fields such as pre-dentistry, pre-medicine, or pre-pharmacy. It will emphasize scientific inquiry into the diversity of viruses, bacteria, protists, fungi, plants, and animals. Plant structures, nutrition, transport mechanisms, and reproduction, as well as animal systems, are further studied.  Ecology and environmental concerns are also introduced. Concurrent enrollment in BI 144L (laboratory) is required.

BI 191-296 (A-Z)        Special Topic
Special topics are offered occasionally and the selection is different every semester. Special Topic courses do not repeat material presented by regular semester courses.  The purpose of special topics is to provide students with new, one-time, and developing courses. The specific topic is announced each semester.

BI 214A                        Human Anatomy and Physiology I
4 Credit Hours
Human Anatomy and Physiology I is an integrated study of human structure and function of cells, tissues, integumentary system, skeletal system, and nervous system.  Enrollment is restricted to nursing and pre-professional students or by consent of the instructor. Concurrent enrollment in BI 214AL (laboratory) is required.  Prerequisites: College level biology course (BI 114, BI 124, BI 134, BI 144, or BI 224) with a "C" or better.

BI 224                            Microbiology
4 Credit Hours
Microbiology is a study of the importance of microbiological organisms in life processes; basic principles of microbiology; isolation; morphology; physiology; identification and applications of bacteria, fungi, and viruses; and medical bacteriology and bacterial involvement in disease. Concurrent enrollment in BI224L (laboratory) is required.  Prerequisites:  College level biology course (BI 114, BI 124, BI 134, BI 144, or BI 214A) with a "C" or better.

BI 224A                        Human Anatomy and Physiology II
4 Credit Hours
This course is a continuation of BI 214A. Nervous, endocrine, cardiovascular, lymphatic, respiratory, excretory, digestive systems and reproductive systems are studied. Enrollment restricted to nursing and pre-professional students or by consent of the instructor.  Prerequisite: BI 214A Human Anatomy & Physiology I with a "C" or better.

BI 224B                        Human Anatomy and Physiology
4 Credit Hours
Human Anatomy and Physiology is a one semester course for non-science majors and is an introduction to the structure and function of the human body. Emphasis is placed on cells, tissues, organs, and organ systems. Concurrent enrollment in BI 224BL (laboratory) is required. Prerequisite:  BI 114 General Biology I, BI 134 Biology I for Science Majors 
BS 191-296 (A-Z)       Special Topic
Special topics are offered occasionally and the selection is different every semester. Special Topic courses do not repeat material presented by regular semester courses.
The purpose of special topics is to provide students with new, one-time, and developing courses. The specific topic is announced each semester.

BS 213                           Business Law I
3 Credit Hours
Survey of the legal environment of business and common legal principles including: the sources of law, dispute resolution and the U.S. court systems, administrative law, tort law, contract law, agency and employment law, business structure and governance, ethics and corporate social responsibility. Explores sources of liability and presents strategies to minimize legal risk.

BS 223                           Business Law II
3 Credit Hours
This course is a continuation of the study of the principles of law emphasizing property commercial paper, secured transactions, creditors’ rights, insurance, agency, employment, business organizations, real property, and estates.

BU 111C, 112C, 113C     Cooperative Work Experience in Management
1-3 Credit Hours
This course will consist of work experience in a business environment while applying concepts learned in the classroom. Work objectives will be established and completed on a semester basis with a cooperative employer and the management coordinator / instructor. This is a variable credit hour course ranging from one to three credit hours.  Prerequisite or co-requisite: BU 213, AC 114, BU 223, CS 123D

BU 113                          Introduction to Business
3 Credit Hours
Introduction to the fundamental concepts and terminology of business including areas such as management, marketing, accounting, economics, personnel, and finance; and the global environment in which they operate.

BU 113E                       Business English
3 Credit Hours
This course will focus on an intensive study of grammar, punctuation, and word usage necessary for success in the business world.

BU 113F                       Business Calculating Machines
3 Credit Hours
This course includes training and practice on both the computer 10-keypad and an electronic 10-calculator. Emphasis is on 10-key touch control and business related calculations.

BU 123B                       Records Management
3 Credit Hours
This is a beginning course designed to cover the principles and procedures used in the selection and operation of both physical and computer filing systems.

BU 123C                       Office Procedures
3 Credit Hours
This is a capstone course for running a business office. It is a culmination of the skills learned throughout the program with additional training and procedures.  Prerequisite: BU 113E Business English
BU 143                         Social Media Marketing
3 Credit Hours
This course is designed to build students' social media marketing skills by utilizing projects that give students hands on experience implementing social media marketing strategies. Topics include integrating different social media technologies into a marketing plan, creating social media marketing campaigns, and applying appropriate social media tools. Upon completion, students should be able to use social media technologies to create and improve marketing efforts for businesses and personal branding. Prerequisite:  SE 133 Introduction to Social Media.

BU 191-296 (A-Z)      Special Topic
Special topics are offered occasionally and the selection is different every semester. Special Topic courses do not repeat material presented by regular semester courses. The purpose of special topics is to provide students with new, one-time, and developing courses. The specific topic is announced each semester.

BU 213                          Principles of Management
3 Credit Hours
An introduction to the basic theory of management including the functions of planning, organizing, staffing, leading, and controlling; while considering management's ethical and social responsibilities.

BU 213A                       Principles of Finance
3 Credit Hours
Introduces tools and techniques of financial management. Includes time value of money; financial planning, diversification and risk; debt and equity investment decisions; and financial statement analysis.

BU 213F                         Personal Financial Management
3 Credit Hours
This course includes an investigation of the financial problems individuals and families face: budgeting, taxes, credit, insurance, investments, planning for the purchase of a home, planning for retirement, etc., and the development of analytical techniques and skills to use in dealing with these problems.

BU 213G                        Supervision
3 Credit Hours
This course examines the role of supervisory management and how important it is to the over-all success of any organization.

BU 223                           Business Communications
3 Credit Hours
This course covers the business communication environment.  It includes business writing, business styles, business memos, short and long reports, job search and resume writing, oral business presentations, communication for intercultural business, and business ethics.

BU 223A                        Principles of Marketing
3 Credit Hours
Survey of modern marketing concepts and practices focusing on the marketing mix: product, pricing, promotion, and distribution strategies. Topics include; the marketing environment, consumer behavior, marketing research, target marketing, and the ethical and social responsibilities of marketers.

BU 223B                        Human Resource Management
3 Credit Hours
This course examines the methods of recruitment, selection, placement, motivation, and evaluation in human resource management. It also covers employment law, employee benefits, and compensation.

BU 223C                        Small Business Management
3 Credit Hours
This course covers the principles of successful business. Topics included are how to start and maintain a small business, cash and asset management, management of account receivables, gross margin return on investment analysis, the legal environment, and developing a pricing strategy. Calculations and assignments are to be done with the computer; electronic spreadsheet—no computer class required.

BU 223D                        Entrepreneurship
3 Credit Hours
This course focuses on new business design and skill development. Students will complete a market research and feasibility assessment and use this information to develop a business plan. Emphasis is on writing the vision and mission statements, the company overview, the product / service strategy, the marketing plan, the financial plan, and the executive summary.

BU 223E                        E-Commerce
3 Credit Hours
This course focuses on the set up, organization, and operation of an online business. Basic concepts for operating an online business including e-commerce business models, marketing, security, store operations, order processing, and website design are introduced.
BU243                           Business & Professional Communications                   
3 Credit Hours
This course develops the interpersonal, small group, and public communication skills most useful in business relationships and professional organizations.
CH 114                         Current Concepts of Chemistry
4 Credit Hours
(NMCCNS CHEM 1113/1111)
Fundamental chemical concepts, properties of substances, chemical bonding, energy, acids, bases, and nuclear energy are some of the major topics covered in this course. Topics are discussed with current applications. The course is intended for non-science majors only. Concurrent enrollment in CH114L (laboratory) is required.

CH 114A                      General Chemistry I
4 Credit Hours
(NMCCNS CHEM 1213/1211)
General chemistry is a comprehensive study of chemical behavior of matter. The study of atomic theory, chemical bonding, elemental periodicity, nomenclature, and physical properties in relation to structure are the major topics covered in this course. The course is designed for pre-professional and science majors. Concurrent enrollment in CH 114AL (laboratory) is required.

CH 124A                      General Chemistry II
4 Credit Hours
(NMCCNS CHEM 1223/1221)
This course is a continuation of CH 114A. Major topics include solutions, equilibrium, elementary thermodynamics, reaction kinetics, acids-bases, and electrochemistry.   The course is designed for pre-professional and science majors. Concurrent enrollment in CH 124AL (laboratory) is required.  Prerequisite: CH 114A General Chemistry I

CH 191-296 (A-Z)      Special Topic
Special topics are offered occasionally and the selection is different every semester. Special Topic courses do not repeat material presented by regular semester courses.  The purpose of special topics is to provide students with new, one-time, and developing courses. The specific topic is announced each semester.

CH 214                         Organic Chemistry I
4 Credit Hours
Important aliphatic and aromatic classes of carbon compounds with emphasis on structure, nomenclature, reactions, IR analyses, and synthetic techniques are studied.  Concurrent enrollment in CH 214L (laboratory) is required.  Prerequisite: CH 124A General Chemistry II or consent of instructor

CH 224                         Organic Chemistry II
4 Credit Hours
This course is a continuation of CH 214. The preparation and reactions of functional groups and multi-step synthesis are the topics for the semester. Concurrent enrollment in CH 224L (laboratory) is required.  Prerequisite: CH 214 Organic Chemistry I
CS 103                              Introduction to CIS
3 Credit Hours
This course provides an introduction to Computer Information Systems. Topics include the history of computers, current computer technology and terminology, the Internet, software, systems, and societal issues related to computer use.  (Laboratory – 2 Hours)
Prerequisite: CS 123D

CS 103A                        Keyboarding & Document Processing I
3 Credit Hours
This is an introductory keyboarding course that utilizes a popular word processing software. The course is designed to help the student learn the alphabetic and numeric keys; to develop proper keyboarding techniques; to build basic speed and accuracy skills, and to provide practice in applying those basic skills to the formatting of letters, tables, reports, memorandums, and many other kinds of personal and business documents.

CS 103B                        Keyboarding & Document Processing II
3 Credit Hours
This course is taught on computers and utilizes popular word-processing software. It promotes the further development of basic keyboarding skills and emphasizes the production of a wide range of typical business correspondence, tables, reports, and forms. Emphasis is also placed on improving typing speed and accuracy.  Prerequisite: CS 103A Keyboarding & Document Processing I

CS 113A                        Basic Computers
3 Credit Hours
This course is designed to teach students how to operate a computer. It assumes the student does not have basic computer skills. (Laboratory – 2 Hours)

CS 113C                        Internet Access Basics
3 Credit Hours
This course covers browser basics, communications, searches, resources, downloading, and storing data. It will also cover user-generated content, security issues, and creating web pages.  Prerequisite: CS 123D Computer Applications

CS 113D                       Ethics and Technology
3 Credit Hours
This course educates students on the impact ethical issues play in the use of information technology in the modern business world and will present key points that must be considered when making a business decision.  Prerequisites: CS 123D Computer Applications

CS 113F                        Introduction to Word Processing
3 Credit Hours
This course is designed to give students a thorough understanding of word processing, including creating business documents, working with graphics and tables, and designing macros. The student should gain extensive hands-on experience in each facet of the application.

CS 114                          Fundamentals of Programming
4 Credit Hours
This course provides a guide to developing structured program logic. The course assumes no programming experience and does not focus on any one particular language. It introduces programming concepts and enforces good style and logical thinking.
Prerequisite: Student must have completed TS 113E Basic Math equivalent or higher.

CS 114B                        Introduction to Databases
4 Credit Hours
This course provides students with the necessary training to develop database applications. Students will have the opportunity to learn techniques for managing large amounts of data and provide sorts, queries, and reports to guide decision making in a variety of settings. The focus of this course is to explore and exercise the purpose and functions within a database and use the data to maximize business operations. 

CS 123C                        Introduction to Web Development
3 Credit Hours
This course is a study of the fundamentals of web technologies. Students will learn how to design and publish webpages utilizing current web programming languages.  Prerequisite: CS 123D Computer Applications

CS 123D                       Computer Applications
3 Credit Hours
This course examines information systems and their impact on commerce, education, and personal activities by the utilization of productivity tools for communications, data analysis, information management and decision-making. The course will utilize the following productivity tools: word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and presentation graphics. The course assumes the student has basic computer skills. . (Laboratory – 2 Hours) 

CS 123G                        Advanced Computer Applications
3 Credit Hours
This course is a continuation of Computer Applications. This course will include advanced concepts in word processing spreadsheets, databases, and presentation graphics. (Laboratory – 2 Hours)   Prerequisite: CS 123D Computer Applications

CS 191-296 (A-Z)        Special Topic
Special topics are offered occasionally and the selection is different every semester. Special Topic courses do not repeat material presented by regular semester courses.  The purpose of special topics is to provide students with new, one-time, and developing courses. The specific topic is announced each semester.

CS 213C                         Visual BASIC Programming
3 Credit Hours
This course provides an introduction to object oriented, event driven business application programming and graphical user interfaces in the windows environment.  This course is designed to focus on the fundamental concepts of computer programming. Students will be taught the program development cycle and general problem solving techniques.  Prerequisites: Student must be eligible to enroll in MA 113 or have the consent of instructor. Prior enrollment in CS 113 is recommended.

CS 213V                        Introduction to Virtualization
3 Credit Hours
Virtualization is an increasingly popular solution for organizations of diverse sizes. IT professionals are required to understand, design, and implement virtualization solutions to provide agile, flexible, and cost effective computing resources to organizations. This course introduces students to virtualization technologies and identifies business benefits, reasons to adopt virtualization, and concerns or challenges of virtualization. This course is suitable for students who would like to gain practical knowledge on system virtualization and will allow students to gain hands-on experiences with common hosted and bare metal hypervisors. This is a three credit hour course.
 
CS 214V                         Introduction to Virtualization
4 Credit Hours
Virtualization is an increasingly popular solution for organizations of diverse sizes. IT professionals are required to understand, design, and implement virtualization solutions to provide agile, flexible, and cost effective computing resources to organizations. This course introduces students to virtualization technologies and identifies business benefits, reasons to adopt virtualization, and concerns or challenges of virtualization. This course is suitable for students who would like to gain practical knowledge on system virtualization and will allow students to gain hands-on experiences with common hosted and bare metal hypervisors. This is a four credit hour course.


CS 214J                          Java Programming
3 Credit Hours
This course provides students with a comprehensive knowledge and hands-on experience with the Java programming environment and features. Students will design, write, debug, and run Java stand-alone programs and Java applets. Topics covered include Java language syntax, elements, operators, statements, arrays, string manipulation classes, graphics, graphical user interface, common classes, and basic I/O operations. This is a three credit hour class.  Prerequisite: CS 113 or experience/knowledge of a programming language.

CS 214N                        Networking Basics
4 Credit Hours
This course is designed to provide the knowledge and skills needed to install, configure, and maintain a network for a small business as well as prepare students for networking certifications including Test-Out Network Pro and Comp TIA Network+.

CS 223E                         Advanced Web Development
3 Credit Hours
This course is a continuation of CS 123C Introduction to Web Development. The main focus of study is on advanced web development technologies.   Prerequisite: CS 123C Introduction to Web Development.

CS 223S                        Introduction to Operating Systems
3 Credit Hours
This course provides a comprehensive overview of the multiple operating systems commonly found in the Information Technology field. This is a three credit hour course.  Prerequisites: CS 214N Networking Basics

CS 224                           Introduction to Spreadsheets
4 Credit Hours
This course introduces the installation and management of workstations and servers in a client/server networking environment. Topics include creating and managing user and computer accounts, performing basic network administrative tasks, implementing and managing backups, and disaster recovery.  Prerequisite: CS 214N Networking Basics

CS 224M                       Computer Repair & Upgrade I
4 Credit Hours
This course is designed to develop skills in regards to routine preventive maintenance of PC’s hardware and software troubleshooting, motherboard testing, adding replacement boards and peripherals, and upgrading the central processing unit.  Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be prepared to attempt to take the A+ certification exam.

CS 224N                       Server Network
4 Credit Hours
This course is designed to expose students to tasks and skills necessary to implement, troubleshoot, repair, and maintain interconnecting network devices. In covering the material, this course should help prepare students for certifications.  Prerequisite: CS 214N Networking Basics 

CS 233S                        Systems Architecture
3 Credit Hours
This course provides detailed information of computer hardware and system software. The material covered in this course is intended to form a foundation of technical  knowledge for systems analysis, design, configuration, procurement, and management.

CS 234M                       Computer Repair & Upgrade II
4 Credit Hours
This course is part II of the Computer Repair and Upgrade course. It is designed to acquire the knowledge and develop the fundamental skills to install, repair, upgrade, configure, troubleshoot, improve, perform basic computer networking, and preventive maintenance of PC's hardware and software. Upon successful completion of both Computer Repair and Upgrade I and II courses, the student will be prepared to attempt to take the Test-Out and Comp TIA A+ certification exams.

CS 234N                       Advance Server Network
4 Credit Hours
This course prepares students for the Server Pro: Manage and Administer Certification by exposing students to Active Directory management, Group Policy configuration, file services management, DNS configuration, routing and remote access configuration, and deployment management.  Prerequisite: CS 214N Networking Basics

CS 244N            Network Security
4 Credit Hours
This course is designed to prepare students for the Security Pro Certification, by introducing basic security concepts, terminology, and issues, along with the practical skills essential to security.  Prerequisite: CS 214N Networking Basics
NOTE: The following courses are taught through the Corrections Academy. These courses will substitute for the criminal justice courses (CJ) as indicated when applying for the Associate of Arts or Associates of Applied Science degrees. However, the criminal justice courses (CJ) will not substitute for the corrections academy courses (CA), since the CA courses have additional components not in the CJ courses to meet the requirements for licensure by the state of New Mexico as a correctional officer.

CA 111X                       Physical Training and Wellness for Corrections Officers
1 Credit Hour
This course is designed to enhance the basic correction officer’s level of fitness, as well as develop an understanding of wellness as it relates to corrections. This class will include demonstration, discussion, and participation. Periodic fitness assessments and strength, cardiovascular, and flexibility training will be incorporated into this class. Additionally concepts covering nutrition and safety will be covered. The student will be required to perform satisfactorily on the final fitness tests and agility courses for state certification as a corrections officer.  Co-requisite: Enrollment in the Corrections Academy.

CA  113J                       Introduction to Corrections (same as CJ 113J)
3 Credit Hours
This introductory course is designed to acquaint individuals with the role of corrections in America. It is an examination of the broad spectrum of systems, processes and people that constitute the field of corrections.  Whenever possible, practical orientation to the field of corrections will be explored.

CA 123J                        Corrections Officer Safety and Weapons Training (same as CJ 123J)
3 Credit Hours
This course will cover basic shooting principles used by correctional officer and will include instruction in nomenclature, handling, loading and firing of the service revolver, rifle, shotgun, and 37 mm gas gun.  Lawful use of chemical agents including identification, coding, delivery and decontamination procedures will be covered.

CA 133J                        Communication and Interpersonal Skills for the Correction Officer
3 Credit Hours
This course examines the interpersonal skills needed by corrections officials to understand and effectively interact with the incarcerated society. Community relations and courtesies are addressed with emphasis given to communication with the convicted offender. Report writing instruction will include interviews, statement taking, note taking and final reports.  Radio and telephone communication will include practical exercises as appropriate.
COSM 111                       Theory I
1 Credit Hour
This course orients the student to cosmetology, specifically in the areas of professional image, first aid, and ethics. This course provides an overview of the demands of the profession and the self-discipline needed to succeed in the field.

COSM 111E                  Esthetician Theory
1 Credit Hour
This course orients the student to the skin care career, specifically in the areas of professional image, first aid, and ethics. This course provides an overview of the demands of the profession and the self-discipline needed to succeed in the field.

COSM 111M                Manicurist/Esthetician Theory
1 Credit Hour
This course orients the student to the field of Manicurist/Esthetician, specifically in the areas of professional image, first aid, and ethics. This course provides an overview of the demands of the profession and the self-discipline needed to succeed in the field.

COSM 111N                 Nail Technology Theory
1 Credit Hour
This course orients the student to the field of Nail Technology, specifically in the areas of professional image, first aid, and ethics. This course provides an overview of the demands of the profession and the self-discipline needed to succeed in the field.

COSM 112                    Haircutting I
2 Credit Hours
This first of three haircutting courses includes theory and practice related to haircutting, including anatomy and physiology as well as the preparation and procedures for the use of shears, scissors, razors and clippers on mannequins. Students are indoctrinated in safety practices as well as products related to the various haircutting procedures.

COSM 112A                 Haircutting II
2 Credit Hours
This second of three haircutting courses includes theory and practice related to haircutting, including additional anatomy and physiology as well as the preparation and advanced safety practices as well as products related to the various haircutting procedures are covered. Practice opportunities for client consultation, record keeping, and haircutting are provided.  Prerequisites: COSM 111, COSM 112, COSM 115, COSM 132, and COSM 142

COSM 115                    Manicuring / Pedicuring
5 Credit Hours
This course utilizes a combination of theory, lab practice, and clinical hands-on work to present the techniques of manicuring and pedicuring as they relate to anatomy and physiology. Also included are preparation and procedures, massage and advanced nail techniques, client consultation and recommendations, as well as client record keeping and safety.

COSM 121                    Theory II
1 Credit Hour
This course covers the areas of hairstyling, haircutting, facials, safety and sanitation, electricity, and related topics as applied within the field of barbering and cosmetology.  Prerequisites: COSM 142 and the NM Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists Student License Permit Number.

COSM 122                    Natural Nail Care
2 Credit Hours
This course utilizes a combination of theory, lab practice, and clinical hands-on work to present the techniques of manicuring and pedicuring as they relate to anatomy and physiology. Also included are preparation and procedures, massage, client consultation, and recommendations, as well as client recordkeeping and safety.

COSM 123                    Advanced Nail Care
3 Credit Hours
This course introduces students to artificial nail technology. The care and application of acrylic nails, nail wraps, gel systems, and other advanced artificial nail technology.  Prerequisite: COSM 122 Natural Nail Care

COSM 124                    Hairstyling
4 Credit Hours
This course combines theory and practice of hairstyling to include the anatomy and physiology, preparation, practice, and procedures related to hairstyling along with the associated materials and implements. Students will practice safety procedures and styling techniques including wet styling, blow drying, finger waving, air waving, and hair pressing. Students will perform consultations with clients including hair analysis, recommendations, and record keeping.
Prerequisites: COSM 111, COSM 112, COSM 115, COSM 132, and COSM 142

COSM 132                    Sterilization and Sanitation
2 Credit Hours
This course covers safety, preparation, procedures, practice, products, materials and implements, theory for personal and public safety, methods of sanitation and sterilization, chemical agents, types of bacteria, bacterial growth, and infections.

COSM 142                    Shampoo, Rinses, and Scalp Treatments
2 Credit Hours
This course covers preparation, procedures and practice, products, materials, implements, and related theory. Additional topics presented include related theory in anatomy, physiology, hair analysis, disorders of hair and scalp, related chemistry, client record keeping and safety.

COSM 153                    Independent Study
3 Credit Hours
Developed as an independent clinic practice and make-up class for missed hours. This course is the practice of all skills and knowledge learned in related courses.

COSM 191-296 (A-Z) Special Topic
Special topics are offered occasionally and the selection is different every semester. Special Topic courses do not repeat material presented by regular semester courses. The purpose of special topics is to provide students with new, one-time, and developing courses. The specific topic is announced each semester.

COSM 211                    Theory III
1 Credit Hour
This course covers theoretical knowledge appropriate for haircutting, chemistry, hair additions, chemical texturizing, and hair coloring as applied to the field of barbering and cosmetology. Emphasis will also be given to safety and sanitation or client protection.  Prerequisites: COSM 225 and the NM Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists Student License Permit Number

COSM  212B               Haircutting III
2 Credit Hours
This third of three haircutting courses includes advanced theory and practice related to haircutting. The course emphasizes advanced safety practices as well as products related to a variety of complex haircutting procedures on clientele in the lab setting. Practice opportunities for client consultation, record keeping, and haircutting are provided.  Prerequisites are completion of Semester I and II of the Cosmetology Certificate program with a grade of “C” or better in each class.

COSM  213                  Hair Coloring / Bleaching
3 Credit Hours
This course explores the hair analysis procedures and related chemical actions involved in temporary, semi-permanent, and permanent color applications. Applications include bleaching, tinting, toning, frosting, special effects, and problems specific to the client. The student will consult with the client to make recommendations, perform record keeping, and practice safe methods. Prerequisites: Completion of Semester I and II of the Cosmetology Certificate program with a grade of “C” or better in each class.

COSM 216                   Chemical Rearranging/Perms and Relaxers
6 Credit Hours
This course covers theory, preparation, procedures, and practice related to the chemical rearranging (including perms) of hair. Included are theory related to anatomy and physiology of hair as well as common products, materials, and implements. Students will consult with clients to analyze hair, perform the chemical procedure, and maintain proper record keeping while following approved safety measures.  Prerequisites: Completion of Semester I and II of the Cosmetology Certificate program with a grade of “C” or better in each class.

COSM 220                   Cosmetology / Barbering Clinical Practicum
10 Credit Hours
This course is the capstone course for the cosmetology program. It provides concentrated clinical practice for the student in a supervised lab setting in preparation for the State Board Exam. This class can only be taken after the successful completion of all other required departmental classes. Prerequisites: Completion of Semester I, II, and III of the Cosmetology Certificate program with a grade of C or better in each class.

COSM 220E                 Esthetician Practicum
10 Credit Hours
This course is the capstone course for the Esthetician program. It provides concentrated clinical practice for students in a supervised lab setting in preparation for the State Board Exam.  Prerequisites: This course can only be taken after the successful completion of all other required departmental courses.

COSM 220M               Manicurist / Facialist Practicum
10 Credit Hours
This course is the capstone course for the Manicurist / Facialist program. It provides concentrated clinical practice for students in a supervised lab setting in preparation for the State Board Exam.  Prerequisites: This course can only be taken after the successful completion of all other required departmental courses.

COSM 222                   Salon Business / Board Review
2 Credit Hours
This course is taken during the last semester of the Cosmetology Program. It provides theoretical discussion and presentations relating to opening a salon and creating a business plan. Issues reviewed are written agreements, related regulations and laws, salon operations, policies, practices, personnel, compensation, payroll deductions, telephone etiquette, advertising, retail and salesmanship, client communication, public relations, insurance, and salon safety. Theoretical components of the departmental courses are reviewed in preparation for the written portion of the State Board Exam.

COSM 225                   Facials
5 Credit Hours
This course covers theory and practice associated with performing facials in the related areas of anatomy and physiology, preparation and procedures, appropriate products, materials, and implements, treatments, and make-up application. Students will practice safe techniques while using electrical appliances and currents, specialized treatment machines, applying artificial eyelashes, removal of unwanted hair, eyelash and brow tinting, and light therapy. Students will practice performing client consultation, making recommendations, and keeping accurate records. Prerequisites: COSM 111, COSM 112, COSM 115, COSM 132, and COSM 142

COSM 233                    Testing and Student Evaluation
3 Credit Hours
This course will cover measurement of student skills and achievement. This course will include diagnosis student strengths and weaknesses, promote motivation for study, and assist in the development and assessment of oral, written, and practical tests.

COSM 234                    Professional Educator
4 Credit Hours
This course orients the student in the fundamentals of business management.  It will also present the important steps required in developing a professional development plan and the qualities for satisfactory performance within each area of performance. This course emphasizes the importance of pursuing instruction as a professional educator.

COSM 237                    Course Development and Lesson Planning
7 Credit Hours
This course is an introduction to cosmetology theory, lesson planning, analysis, and implementation. Also included are sample lesson plans, benefits, outlines, and components of effective lesson plans.  Students will practice the principles of preparing lesson plans and practical course reviews.

COSM 239                   Teaching and Classroom Management
9 Credit Hours
Proposed Description: This course will focus on the following areas: independent classroom instruction, generating and maintenance of reports and records, safety measures, classroom conditions, classroom management and supervision. This course will also cover academic advising.

COSM 243                   Barber / Crossover
4 Credit Hours
This course covers related theory, anatomy, physiology, preparation, procedures and practice in shaving of the face, products, materials, and implements.

COSM 245                   Theory for Instructor
5 Credit Hours
This course covers the fundamental principles of teaching cosmetology.  It includes orientation, state laws and regulations, professional ethics, image, effective communications, student learning principles, and academic advising.

COSM 247                   Lab / Clinic Supervision
7 Credit Hours
This course will present material in the following areas: independent clinic supervision, client communication, reception desk supervision, inventory control, effective dispensary procedures, supervision of clinic sanitation, client safety and supervision of student’s technical skills.

COSM 257                   Teaching Methods and Teaching Aids
7 Credit Hours
This course examines the four step teaching plan of preparation, presentation, application, and evaluation. Various teaching methods and effective use of teaching aids with guides to the appropriate use of textbooks, workbooks, project sheets, and instruction sheets will also be discussed.
CJ 113                           Introduction to Criminal Justice (same as LA 113)
3 Credit Hours
This course will explain the development and philosophy of criminal justice in a democratic society and an introduction to agencies involved in the administration of criminal justice. Discussion will include the goals of the police, history of the criminal justice system, how the system functions within the context of government to protect individual rights as well as constitutionally imposed restrictions on the system.

CJ 113B                         Substantive Criminal Law (same as LA 113B)
3 Credit Hours
This course will explain the history of criminal law, the principles of criminal procedure, and the essential components of constitutional, statutory, and common law.

CJ 113C                        Crime in America
3 Credit Hours
This course will emphasize the nature of crime in the United States including the evolution of Law as we know it. Topics addressed include basic theories of criminal behavior, characteristics of major crimes, and sociological, demographic and psychological characteristics of those who commit crimes

CJ 113D                     Probation, Parole & Community
3 Credit Hours
This course will explain the role of community corrections within the Criminal Justice System, operation of the correctional institution, alternatives to incarceration, treatment and rehabilitation of offenders, distinction between parole and probation, and the legal basis governing the supervision of juvenile and adult offenders placed on probation or parole.

CJ 113E                         Introduction to the Courts (same as LA 113E)
3 Credit Hours
This course will explain the history of the courts, as well as the organization, structure, and jurisdiction of the judicial system.

CJ 113F                         Juvenile Justice & Delinquency
3 Credit Hours
This course will explain the organization, functions, and jurisdiction of juvenile agencies. Discussion includes the juvenile court and justice system, historical development of the concept of delinquency, the special status of juveniles under the law, and special attention to juvenile justice procedural law under the Children’s Code and Rules of Procedure.

CJ 113J                          Introduction to Corrections
3 Credit Hours
This introductory course is designed to acquaint individuals with the role of corrections in America. It is an examination of the broad spectrum of systems, processes, and people that constitute the field of corrections. Whenever possible, practical orientation to the field of corrections will be explored. 

CJ 113P                         Police & Society (same as LA 113P)
3 Credit Hours
This course is an introduction in the study of law enforcement and policing in America. It will explore diversity and critically evaluate the direction and trends in modern police agencies.  The student will become familiar with the names, phrases, and concepts that are routinely used by those in the study of crime and the workings of the criminal justice system.

CJ 123F                         Traffic Law & Accident Investigation
3 Credit Hours
This course focuses on the theories and basic techniques of accident investigation: what the vehicle shows, examination of the roadway, recording and preservation of skid mark evidence, speed estimates, reconstruction of the accident scene, diagram and map making, photographing the accident scene, background investigation, court testimony, and study of the New Mexico vehicle code.

CA 123J                        Corrections Officer Safety and Weapons Training (same as CJ 123J)
3 Credit Hours
This course will cover basic shooting principles used by correctional officer and will include instruction in nomenclature, handling, loading and firing of the service revolver, rifle, shotgun, and 37 mm gas gun.  Lawful use of chemical agents including identification, coding, delivery and decontamination procedures will be covered.

CJ 123P                         Law Enforcement Patrol Procedures
3 Credit Hours
This is a course involving basic patrol concepts including high risk and unknown risk patrol tactics, handling special needs individuals, domestic violence, disorderly conduct, public disturbances, intoxication, vehicle/foot patrol, and observation. Also, basic techniques for arrest/custody, supervision, transportation of prisoners, handling crimes in progress, preliminary investigations, conduct at crime scenes, and officer survival will be covered.

CJ 191-296 (A-Z)         Special Topic
Special topics are offered occasionally and the selection is different every semester. Special Topic courses do not repeat material presented by regular semester courses.  The purpose of special topics is to provide students with new, one-time, and developing courses. The specific topic is announced each semester. 

CJ 191                            Constitutional Law & the Criminal Justice System
This course is a survey of constitutional law including an overview of the U.S. legal system, the authority, jurisdiction and influence of the U.S. Supreme Court, constitutional guarantees to citizens and constitutional amendments which influence the criminal justice system. Specific attention will be given to equal protection under the law (balancing individual, state and federal rights), and the first, second, fourth, fifth, sixth, and eighth amendments.

CJ 213A                        Criminal Investigation
3 Credit Hours
This course will identify the fundamentals of criminal investigation. It will include conduct at crime scenes, collection and preservation of evidence, interviews and interrogations, crime scene photography and sketching, and report writing.

CJ 213B                         Criminal Procedure (same as LA 213B)
3 Credit Hours
This course will concentrate on substantive criminal law, general rules, principles, and doctrines of criminal liability in the United States; and classifications of crimes against persons, property, and the public welfare.

CJ 213C                        Constitutional Law and the Criminal Justice System
3 Credit Hours
This course is a survey of constitutional law. It includes an overview of the U.S. legal system; the authority, jurisdiction, and influence of the U.S. Supreme Court; constitutional guarantees to citizens, and constitutional amendments which influence the criminal justice system. Specific attention will be given to equal protection under the law (balancing individual, state, and federal rights), and the first, second, fourth, fifth, sixth, and eighth amendments.

CJ 213D                        New Mexico Law
3 Credit Hours
This course will focus on the substantive provisions of the New Mexico Criminal Code with particular emphasis on those areas, which have proven to be the most common problem areas for the law enforcement community.

CJ 213F                         Criminalistics: An Introduction to Forensics
3 Credit Hours
This course is a study of physical evidence found at crime scenes, updated techniques for proper collection and preservation of crime scene evidence, and various forms of forensic analysis. Also covered will be the topic of DNA in a manner that is comprehensible to students who lack a scientific background.

CJ 223B                         Introduction to Victimology
3 Credit Hours
This course is an introduction to the crime victim as a larger part of our society and as a participant in the criminal justice system. The student will be introduced to criminal victimization in the United States and their role the victim plays I the criminal justice system. Additionally, the course will address crime, abuse, rape, elderly victims, children as victims, victim service programs, and compensation / restitution.

CJ 223C                        Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs
3 Credit Hours

This course will emphasize the pharmacological properties of abused drugs, common abuse patterns, field-testing, evidence requirements, and investigation technique utilized in narcotics and dangerous drug investigations.


CJ 250-256                   Topics in Advanced Training for Law Enforcement and / or Corrections
This course will include law enforcement and / or corrections advanced curriculum which meets State of New Mexico accreditation standards and requirements for continuing certification. The specific topic for the course will be announced each semester. This course may be taken for one-half credit up to a maximum of six credit hours and may be repeated.  Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
DR 113                         Theatre Appreciation
3 Credit Hours
This class is a general introduction to the art of theatre for non-majors and majors. Various aspects of study include acting, directing, play writing, set design, dramatic theory, and theatre history. Students will have the opportunity to study this art form from its known origins to modern day. 

DR 191-296 (A-Z)      Special Topic
Special topics are offered occasionally and the selection is different every semester. Special Topic courses do not repeat material presented by regular semester courses. The purpose of special topics is to provide students with new, one-time, and developing courses. The specific topic is announced each semester.
EC 113                           Introduction to Economics
3 Credit Hours
An introductory course in economics designed for non-business majors. This course will introduce students to macro and micro economic principles and how they apply to individual well-being, society, and domestic and global issues in today's world.

EC 191-296 (A-Z)        Special Topic
Special topics are offered occasionally and the selection is different every semester. Special Topic courses do not repeat material presented by regular semester courses. The purpose of special topics is to provide students with new, one-time, and developing courses. The specific topic is announced each semester.

EC 213                           Principles of Economics (Macro)
3 Credit Hours
(NMCCNS ECON 2113)
This course will introduce macro-economic theory and public policy, concepts of national income, monetary and fiscal policy as means of regulating the economy by solving the problems of unemployment, inflation, and inconsistent economic growth.

EC 223                           Principles of Economics (Micro)
3 Credit Hours
(NMCCNS ECON 2123)
This course presents micro-economic theory, concepts of supply and demand, input and output decisions in perfect and imperfect competition, distribution of income to factors, governmental regulation of business, and unions.
ED 112                          Professionalism
2 Credit Hours
This course provides a broad-based orientation to the field of early care and education. Early childhood history, philosophy, ethics, and advocacy are introduced. Basic principles of early childhood systems are explored. Multiple perspectives on early care and education are introduced. Professional responsibilities such as cultural responsiveness and reflective practice are examined.

ED 112A                       Practicum for Curriculum Development through Play (Birth – Age 4/Pre-K)
2 Credit Hours
This beginning practicum course is a co-requisite with ED 113B Curriculum Development through Play (Birth-Age 4/Pre-K). The field based component of this course will provide experiences that address curriculum content that is relevant for children birth through age four in developmentally and culturally sensitive ways of integrating content into teaching and learning experiences. Information on adapting content areas to meet the needs of children with special needs and the development of Individualized Family Service Plans (IFSPs) is included. Curriculum development in all areas, including literacy, numeracy, the arts, health, science, social skills, and adaptive learning for children, birth through age four, is emphasized.  Co-requisite:  ED 113B Curriculum Development through Play (Birth-Age 4/Pre-K)

ED 113A                       Guiding Young Children
3 Credit Hours
This course explores various theories of child guidance and the practical applications of each. It provides developmentally appropriate methods for guiding children and effective strategies and suggestions for facilitating positive social interactions. Strategies for preventing challenging behaviors through the use of environment, routines, and schedule will be presented. Emphasis is placed on helping children become self-responsible, competent, independent, and cooperative learning, including families as part of the guidance approach.

ED 113B                       Curriculum Development through Play (Birth-Age 4/Pre-K)
3 Credit Hours
The beginning curriculum course places play at the center of curriculum in developmentally appropriate early childhood programs. It addresses content that is relevant for children birth through age four in developmentally and culturally sensitive ways of integrating content into teaching and learning experiences. Information on adapting content areas to meet the needs of children with special needs and the development of Individualized Family Service Plans (IFSPs) is included. Curriculum development in all areas, including literacy, numeracy, the arts, health, science, social skills, and adaptive learning for children, birth through age four, is emphasized.  Corequisite: ED 112A Practicum for Curriculum Development through Play (Birth-Age 4/Pre-K)

ED 123                          Family & Community Collaboration
3 Credit Hours
This beginning course examines the involvement of families and communities from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds in early childhood programs. Ways to establish collaborative relationships with families in early childhood settings are discussed. Families’ goals and desires for their children will be supported through culturally responsive strategies.

ED 191-296 (A-Z)       Special Topic
Special topics are offered occasionally and the selection is different every semester. Special Topic courses do not repeat material presented by regular semester courses.  The purpose of special topics is to provide students with new, one-time, and developing courses. The specific topic is announced each semester.

ED 212                          Curriculum Development and Implementation Practicum: Age 3 (Pre K) through Grade 3
2 Credit Hours
The beginning practicum course is a co-requisite with ED 223C Curriculum Development and implementation: Age 3 through Grade 3. The field based component of this course will provide experiences that address developmentally appropriate curriculum content in early childhood programs, age 3 through third grade. Development and implementation of curriculum in all content areas, including literacy, numeracy, the arts, health and emotional wellness, science, motor and social skills is emphasized. Information on adapting content areas to meet the needs of children with special needs and the development of Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) is included. Co-requisite: ED 223C Curriculum Development and Implementation: Age 3 (Pre K) through Grade 3

ED 213                          Foundations of Education
3 Credit Hours
This course will introduce students to the professional life of teachers. Throughout the book, the authors and the teachers profiled offer students practical perspectives for meeting the complex challenges of teaching. Students will be encouraged to write a research paper and develop a professional portfolio.

ED 213C                       Assessment of Children & Evaluation of Programs
3 Credit Hours
This basic course familiarizes students with a variety of culturally appropriate assessment methods and instruments, including systematic observation of typically and non-typically developing children. The course addresses the development and use of formative and summative assessment and evaluation instruments to ensure comprehensive quality of the total environment for children, families, and the community. Students will develop skills for evaluating the assessment process and involving other teachers, professionals, and families in the process.

ED 213F                        Educational Psychology (Same as PS 213F)
3 Credit Hours
This psychology course will provide the student with useful concepts and principles of educational psychology that can be used for upcoming or practicing teachers. Throughout the book, the author offers students practical perspectives for meeting the complex challenges of teaching and ways to apply various educational psychology concepts and principles for working with students in a classroom setting.

ED 213G                       Child Growth, Development & Learning
3 Credit Hours
This basic course in the growth, development, and learning of young children prenatal through age eight, provides students with the theoretical foundation for becoming competent early childhood professionals. The course includes knowledge of how young children grow, develop, and learn. Major theories of child development are integrated with all domains of development, including biological-physical, social, cultural, emotional, cognitive, and language. The adult’s role in supporting each child’s growth, development, and learning is emphasized.

ED 222                          Health, Safety, & Nutrition
2 Credit Hours
This course provides information related to standards and practices that promote children’s physical and mental well-being, sound nutritional practices, and maintenance of safe learning environments. It includes information for developing sound health and safety management procedures for indoor and outdoor learning environments for young children. The course examines the many scheduling factors that are important for children’s total development, healthy nutrition, physical activity, and rest.

ED 223C                       Curriculum Development and Implementation: Age 3 (Pre K) through Grade 3
3 Credit Hours
The curriculum course focuses on developmentally appropriate curriculum content in early childhood programs, age 3 through third grade. Development and implementation of curriculum in all content areas, including literacy, numeracy, the arts, health and emotional wellness, science, motor and social skills is emphasized.  Information on adapting content areas to meet the needs of children with special needs and the development of Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) is included. Corequisite: ED 212 Curriculum Development and Implementation Practicum: Age 3 (Pre K) through Grade 3

ED 223D                      Introduction to Language, Literacy, & Reading
3 Credit Hours
This course is designed to prepare early childhood professionals for promoting children’s emergent literacy and reading development. Through a developmental approach the course addresses ways in which early childhood professionals can foster young children’s oral language development, phonemic awareness, and literacy problem solving skills, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension. This course provides the foundation for early childhood professionals to become knowledgeable about literacy development in young children. Instructional approaches as well as theory-based and research-based strategies to support the emergent literacy and reading skills of native speakers and English language learners will be presented.

ED 233                          Educational Field Observation
3 Credit Hours
This course is for students who are majoring in one of the following: elementary education, secondary education, special education, or bilingual education. All students, including special education majors, are to be placed in regular classrooms. The course requires thirty (30) hours of observation in the classroom. Students will observe many aspects of teaching including lesson planning, instructional strategies, evaluation and grading, classroom management, and professional ethics. Also, the students will extend their knowledge of teaching through various readings, teaching a lesson, and keeping a daily journal. The intent of the course is to give structure to the observations and prepare students for the courses to come, in which these aspects of teaching will be covered in depth.

ED 243                          Teaching Elementary Reading
3 Credit Hours
This course will emphasize developing methods and activities that promote success in literacy development of children from the intermediate elementary grades to middle school. The course will cover phonemic awareness, phonics instruction, fluency, vocabulary development, and comprehension skills. Additionally, the important correlation between writing experiences and learning to read will be explored. Practicum assignments provide students experiences outside of class and the opportunity to work with children at various levels.

ED 243A                       Elementary Curriculum & Teaching Methods
3 Credit Hours
This course will emphasize effective teaching methods and lesson design for the elementary level (Kindergarten – 8th grade) that promotes hands-on learning and encompasses state standards. Strategies for leading a class in small and large group settings as well as maintaining a classroom environment that is conducive to learning will be emphasized. Practicum assignments allow students the opportunities to evaluate the effectiveness of their curriculum activities and teaching methods.

ED 243B                       Early Literacy & Young Children
3 Credit Hours
This course is designed to help students gain knowledge and skills needed to assist children in the areas of reading and writing development in the early elementary grades. Emphasis will be placed on phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary development, and comprehension. Informal assessment tools will be introduced to students as the basis for designing curriculum to meet children’s individual needs.

ED 253                          Elementary Field Experience
3 Credit Hours
The student enrolled in this course will be assigned to an elementary classroom. Class meetings will provide opportunities to reflect and to discuss experiences. Communication, classroom management, organization, and lesson preparation will be emphasized. The student must attain a “B” or better in order to pass this course.  Prerequisite(s): ED 243 Teaching Elementary Reading, ED 243A Elementary Curriculum & Teaching Methods, and ED 243B Early Literacy & Young Children.
EN 113                          Composition and Rhetoric
3 Credit Hours
(NMCCNS ENGL 1113)
This course offers an introduction to written communication with emphasis on developing college-level paragraphs and essays.
Prerequisite: TS 113C or appropriate score on a placement test.

EN 123                          Composition and Literature
3 Credit Hours
(NMCCNS ENGL 1123)
As a continuation of EN 113, this course focuses on writing effective paragraphs and essays with an emphasis on reading, analyzing, and researching literary genres: short stories, poetry, drama, novels, and/or essays. This course includes a research project and other writing assignments. Prerequisite: EN 113 Composition and Rhetoric

EN 123A                       Report Writing for Technicians
3 Credit Hours
(NMCCNS ENGL 2113)
This course is designed to introduce the student to various types of technical and report writing through intensive writing activities.
Prerequisite: EN 113 Composition and Rhetoric

EN 191-296 (A-Z)       Special Topic
Special topics are offered occasionally and the selection is different every semester. Special Topic courses do not repeat material presented by regular semester courses.  The purpose of special topics is to provide students with new, one-time, and developing courses. The specific topic is announced each semester.

EN 213                          Types of Literature I
3 Credit Hours
This course examines selected literary works from one or more genres. The successful student has the opportunity to develop critical thinking skills through close reading of the selected genre(s) presented and exploration into the cultural, social, political, and/or historical influences on the works. Writing assignments may include journaling, a research project, critical commentaries, and/or oral reports.  Prerequisite: EN 123 Composition and Literature

EN 213A                       Survey of British Literature I
3 Credit Hours
(NMCCNS ENGL 2413)
This course offers a study of the development of British literature from Beowulf through the eighteenth century. It is designed to offer a broad cultural awareness of literature in the English language. Emphasis is placed on enriching the students’ critical appreciation of literature. Readings, reports, and writings are required.  Prerequisite: 123 Composition and Literature

EN 213B                        Creative Writing
3 Credit Hours
This course offers an introduction to the writing of various literary genres resulting in individual writing portfolios.
Prerequisite: EN 123 Composition and Literature or consent of instructor

EN 213C                       American Literature I
3 Credit Hours
(NMCCNS ENGL 2513)
This course examines the development of American literature to the Civil War. It is designed to offer a broad cultural awareness of American literature and culture. Emphasis is placed on enriching the students’ critical appreciation of literature. Readings, reports, and writings are required.  Prerequisite: EN 123 Composition and Literature

EN 213D                       World Literature I
3 Credit Hours
(NMCCNS ENGL 2613)
This course examines representative masterpieces from ancient, medieval, and Renaissance literature. It is designed to introduce world literature and to widen the student’s contacts with individuals, ideas, and customs of other cultures. Readings, reports, and writings required.  Prerequisite: EN 123 Composition and Literature

EN 223                          Types of Literature II
3 Credit Hours
This course examines selected literary works from one or more genres. The successful students’ critical thinking skills are developed through close reading of the genres presented and exploration into the cultural, social, political, and/or historical influences on the works. Writing assignments may include journaling, a research project, critical commentaries, and/or oral reports.  Prerequisite: EN 123 Composition and Literature

EN 223A                       Survey of British Literature II
3 Credit Hours
(NMCCNS ENGL 2423)
This course offers a study of the development of British literature from the eighteenth century to the present. It is designed to offer a broad cultural awareness of literature in the English language. Emphasis is placed on enriching the students’ critical appreciation of literature. Readings, reports, and writings are required.  Prerequisite: EN 123 Composition and Literature

EN 223B                       Creative Writing II
3 Credit Hours
This course is a continuation of EN 213B, emphasizing further development in the writing of various literary genres, resulting in individual writing portfolios. Prerequisite: EN 213B Creative Writing

EN 223C                       American Literature II
3 Credit Hours
(NMCCNS ENGL 2523)
This course examines the development of American literature from the Civil War to the present. It is designed to offer a broad cultural awareness of American literature and culture. Emphasis is placed on enriching the students’ critical appreciation of literature. Readings, reports, and writings are required. Prerequisite: EN 123 Composition and Literature

EN 223D                       World Literature II
3 Credit Hours
(NMCCNS ENGL 2623)
This course examines representative masterpieces from the eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth centuries. It is designed to introduce world literature from the modern era and to widen the students’ contact with individuals, ideas, and customs of other cultures. Readings, reports, and writings are required.  Prerequisite: EN 123 Composition and Literature
ENGT 203                       Introduction to Oil & Gas
3 Credit Hours
This course introduces equipment, systems, instrumentation, and operations in industry. A variety of petroleum technologies as they relate to exploration, drilling, production, transportation, marketing and hydrocarbon processing will be covered.

ENGT 213                    Cyber Security for Energy Industry
3 Credit Hours
This course introduces students to protecting their computers and technology devices from cyber-attacks. Topics include analysis of cyber security, personal security, Internet security, mobile security, and risks to Internet and computer privacy.

ENGT 213A                 Environmental Health & Safety
3 Credit Hours
This course provides a working knowledge of the Hazardous Materials Transportation Regulations. The emphasis of the course is on definition of hazard classes using the hazardous materials table, marking, labeling, placarding, and shipping papers. Material from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, OSHA, and the Environmental Protection Agency is integrated throughout the course.

ENGT 213B                 Fundamentals of Instrumentation & Controllers
3 Credit Hours
In this course students will be introduced to a variety of detectors, including temperature, pressure, level, flow, and radiation; position indicators; and principles of control systems used in the various energy industries.

ENGT 213C                 Programmable Logic Controllers
3 Credit Hours
This course will introduce students to the basics of Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) used in industrial control systems, including electronic device-to-device interfacing, data communication, signal processing, data display, and control operations.

ENGT 213D                 Drilling Techniques & Operations
3 Credit Hours
This course introduces students to on and offshore well drilling practices and procedures involved in complex drilling operations. Topics covered will include rig equipment, casing design, fishing, and proper procedures to successfully drill a well.

ENGT 213E                 Petroleum Recovery & Production Methods
3 Credit Hours
This course introduces students to the equipment and processes used to produce oil and gas. Topics covered will include wellheads, pumping units, flow lines, valves, piping manifolds, separators, heater treaters, stock tanks, central tank batteries, pumps, and metering. This course covers unique problems during oil and gas production and important solutions to these challenges.

ENGT 213F                  Fundamentals of Prints & Drawings
3 Credit Hours
This course will introduce students to print reading, engineering fluid diagrams, electrical diagrams, electronic schematics, logic diagrams, engineering fabrication, and construction drawings. This course should provide personnel and contractors who are associated with energy industry facility construction, operation, and maintenance a foundation in reading, interpreting, and using engineering prints and drawings.

ENGT 213G                 Fundamentals of Radiology Control
3 Credit Hours
This course will introduce students to radiological control, physical sciences and ALARA (As-Low-As-Reasonable-Achievable) principles. This course covers mathematical fundamentals, nuclear physics, sources of radiation, and radiation exposure and control.

ENGT 213H                 Radiology Control Systems
3 Credit Hours
This course introduces students to radiation control and management systems. Statistical methods for radiation counting, radioactive air sampling practices, and radioactive contamination control procedures will be reviewed.

ENGT 223                    Fundamentals of Nuclear Science
3 Credit Hours
This course introduces students to fundamentals of nuclear science and nuclear physics and reactor theory. This course covers atomic physics, nuclear reactions, and detection of radiation.

ENGT 223                    Fundamentals of Nuclear Science
3 Credit Hours
This course introduces students to fundamentals of nuclear science and nuclear physics and reactor theory. This course covers atomic physics, nuclear reactions, and detection of radiation.

ENGT 223A                 Thermodynamics, Heat Transfer, Fluid Flow
3 Credit Hours
This course will provide students with the basic principles of thermodynamics, heat transfer, and fluid flow. Students will be introduced to the properties of fluids, conduction, convection, radiation-heat transfer, and the relationship between types of energy in a fluid stream.

ENGT 223B                 Mechanical Science
3 Credit Hours
This course presents the basics of mechanical components, diesel engines, heat exchangers, pumps, and valves. Students will have the opportunity to understand the construction and operation of mechanical components associated with various energy industry facility and equipment operations and maintenance. This is a three credit hour course.

ENGT 223C                 Fundamentals of Vacuum Technology
3 Credit Hours
This course introduces students to methods and processes used in various energy industries. Students are introduced to the use of vacuum technology in the production of microelectronics, optics, specialty pharmaceuticals, chemical analysis, and other areas where high degrees of purity and cleanliness are required.

ENGT 223D                 Material Science
3 Credit Hours
This course will introduce students to properties of materials used in most energy related industries along with the importance of material selection to safety, reliability, and the environment.

ENGT 223E                 Electrical Theory
3 Credit Hours
This course is an introduction to basic electronic theory. This course covers how to identify electronic components used in communications and industrial equipment, how to calculate voltage and current in series and parallel circuits, and how to understand the basics of circuit design.

ENGT 223F                  Process Management

3 Credit Hours
This course presents methods for developing and managing process inputs, value added steps, outputs, and process metrics. The course introduces students to how well-managed processes save businesses warranty costs, increase product and service reliability, and increase customer satisfaction.

ENGT 223G                 Radiological Instrumentation
3 Credit Hours
This course will introduce students to fundamental radiation detection methods and instruments. Portable and stationary laboratory radiation detection equipment will be reviewed with multiple applications.

ENGT 233                    Energy Technology Internship
3 Credit Hours
The internship course is hands-on work experience in the public or private sector that provides for workplace learning in an area of student career interest that relates to their specified degree program. This course will provide opportunities for students to gain expertise and knowledge that will enhance their skills necessary in the workplace. A minimum of 120 hours must be worked in order to get full credit. This is a three credit hour course. 

ENGT 236                    Energy Technology Internship
6 Credit Hours
The internship course is hands-on work experience in the public or private sector that provides for workplace learning in an area of student career interest that relates to their specified degree program. This course will provide opportunities for students to gain expertise and knowledge that will enhance their skills necessary in the workplace. A minimum of 240 hours must be worked in order to get full credit.
ENMT 102                   Introduction Entertainment Industry
2 Credit Hours
This course will introduce students to real world industry information and applications in both the business and technical areas. Topics will include industry employment, copyright and publishing, performance and recording contracts, and entertainment unions.

ENMT 103                   Acoustics
3 Credit Hours
This course will introduce students to the concepts of physics as it applies to sound and sound reinforcement applications. Topics covered will include basic physical principles underlying sound, music, acoustics, and space. 

ENMT 104                   Live Sound and Production I
4 Credit Hours
This course introduces the concepts and technical skills required for live event sound reinforcement. Topics covered will include operation of basic sound systems, analog audio applications, and acoustics. 

ENMT 112                   ENMT Internship I
2 Credit Hours
This course will provide the student a real world, hands-on working situation. The student will be placed in an actual work environment for a minimum of 160 hours over a period of four weeks to gain on-the-job experience.

ENMT 113                   Entertainment Law & Management
3 Credit Hours
This course introduces students to the business and legal aspects of the entertainment industry. Topics covered will include performance rights, mechanical rights, inner band contracts, band partnership agreements, work for hire, songwriting and performance contracts, performance riders, recording contracts, copyright law, and publishing and industry management. Prerequisite: ENMT 102 Introduction to the Entertainment Industry

ENMT 114                   Electronics Technology I
4 Credit Hours
This course introduces students to electrical and electronic maintenance methods used in the areas of musical equipment and audio production. The course will cover safety, electrical and electronic fundamentals, basic math concepts used in electronics engineering, analog and digital test equipment, basic circuit diagnostics, interpretation and use of wiring diagrams, service manuals, system diagnosis and repair, and basic maintenance of cables, connectors, and devices.

ENMT 124                   Live Sound Production II
4 Credit Hours
This course covers additional concepts and technical skills required for live event sound reinforcement. Topics covered will include operation of digital sound systems, including digital consoles, amplifiers with built in DSP, speaker systems, line arrays, processors, and digital audio applications.   Prerequisite: ENMT 104 Live Sound Production I

ENMT 133                   Computers and Music
3 Credit Hours
This course is intended as a beginning course for students desiring to learn the use of software, synthesizers, drum programs, and sequencing programs to create music. It is a fundamental course that meets the standards set for audio programs across the country.

ENMT 134                   Multi-Track Audio Recording I
4 Credit Hours
This course introduces students to multi-track audio recording methods and techniques. Topics covered will include audio theory, acoustics, console and processor operation, microphones, multi-track mixing techniques, session procedures mix-down, and CD burning.

ENMT 202                   Introduction to Multimedia Production
4 Credit Hours
This course introduces students to multi-track audio recording methods and techniques. Topics covered will include audio theory, acoustics, console and processor operation, microphones, multi-track mixing techniques, session procedures mix-down, and CD burning. 

ENMT 203                   Live Music Production III
3 Credit Hours
This course continues the concepts and technical skills required for live event sound reinforcement. Topics covered will include operation of hybrid digital and analog sound systems, digital consoles, switching power supply amplifiers with build in DSP, powered and non-powered speaker systems, and powered line arrays.  Prerequisite: ENMT 124 Live Sound Production II

ENMT 204                   Live Sound Production IV
4 Credit Hours
This course continues the concepts and technical skills required for live event sound reinforcement. Topics covered will include operation of hybrid digital and analog sound systems, IEM systems, amp racks, powered and non-powered speaker systems, powered and non-powered line arrays, and stage stacked monitoring systems. Prerequisite: ENMT 203 Live Sound Production III. 

ENMT 212                   Entertainment & Music Ensemble
2 Credit Hours
This course in an introduction to the individual and group skills necessary to produce a successful band or ensemble. Topics covered will include Nashville Number Chart reading and writing, music terminology and vocal harmonies as they apply to various styles of music.

ENMT 213                   Multi-tracking Audio Recording II
3 Credit Hours
This course covers additional concepts and technical skills required in recording studio procedures. Topics covered will include digital recording, special effects, production techniques, engineer and studio record keeping, studio scheduling, studio maintenance, and post production techniques.   Prerequisite: ENMT 134 Multi-Track Audio Recording I

ENMT 214                   Multi-tracking Audio Recording III
4 Credit Hours
This course covers additional concepts and technical skills required in recording studio procedures. Topics covered will include advanced digital recording methods, Foley studio techniques, post-production techniques, advanced studio maintenance, record keeping, critical listening skills, and methods of finalization.  Prerequisite: ENMT 213 Multi-Track Audio Recording II

ENMT 222                   ENMT Internship II
2 Credit Hours
This course will provide the student a real world, hands-on working situation. The student will be placed in an actual work environment for a minimum of 160 hours over a period of four weeks to gain on-the-job experience. 

ENMT 223                   Introduction to Lighting & Rigging
4 Credit Hours
This course introduces students to the technical aspects of concert lighting and rigging. Topics covered will include basic design, color theory, types of instruments, power distribution, proper safety practices, connections, focus and control of instruments, and digital lighting and rigging applications. 

ENMT 233                   Electronics Technology II
3 Credit Hours
This course will focus on how to apply electronic and electrical trouble shooting techniques, math concepts, formulas, and safety practices, along with exploring digital circuits and digital technology. Students should gain the basic skills and theory for trouble shooting equipment without a schematic or wiring diagram.   Prerequisite: ENMT 114 Electronics Technology I 

ENMT 243                   Concert Lighting & Rigging
3 Credit Hours
This course further develops the technical aspects of concert lighting and rigging. Topics covered will include power distribution, safety practices, connections, lighting grids and trusses, DMX control, digital and conventional lighting and rigging.
Prerequisite: ENMT 223 Introduction to Lighting and Rigging
ENMT 253                  Video Production II
3 Credit Hours
This course is designed to build upon the fundamental skills of video production and editing. Topics include documentary film making advanced cinematography, lighting, post production workflow, file management techniques and advanced editing techniques. Prerequisite - ENMT 123 Introduction to Video Production.
ENMT 263                 Audio for Video
3 Credit Hours
This course is designed to instruct students on the fundamentals of recording audio on a film set. Topics include recording automatic dialog replacement, creating sound design for film, audio editing and mixing techniques for film, 5.1 surround sound mixing and file management.
GG 113                           World / Regional Geography
3 Credit Hours
This course is designed as an introductory geographic survey arranged around the following major regions: United States and Canada, Latin America and the Caribbean, Europe, Northern Eurasia, Central Asia and Afghanistan, The Middle East and North Africa, Africa-South of the Sahara, South Asia, East Asia, Southeast Asia, and Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific Islands.  Emphasis is placed upon an analysis of the natural environment, cultural environment, population status, economic development, and potentials.

GG 191-296 (A-Z)       Special Topic
Special topics are offered occasionally and the selection is different every semester. Special Topic courses do not repeat material presented by regular semester courses.  The purpose of special topics is to provide students with new, one-time, and developing courses. The specific topic is announced each semester.
GE 114                          Physical Geology
4 Credit Hours
(NMCCNS GEOL 1114)
This course will study earth materials including the origin of minerals and rocks, erosion and deposition, earth movements and mountain building, volcanism, earth resources, oceans, and meteorology. Concurrent enrollment in GE 114L (laboratory) is required.


GE 124                           Historical Geology
4 Credit Hours
This course will include a chronological study of the history and development of life on earth. Topics will include the formation of the oceans and atmospheres, fossils, and evolution of dinosaurs, and animal life. Concurrent enrollment in GE 124L (laboratory) is required.

GE 214                          Introduction to Meteorology
4 Credit Hours
(NMCCNS GEOL 1214)
This course focuses on the science of the atmosphere by following weather in real time via the internet. This course provides the student with background information on the properties of the atmosphere, the scientific principles that govern weather and climate, the interactions between the atmosphere and the other components of the Earth system, and the implications of those interactions for humankind. Concurrent enrollment in GE 214L (laboratory) is required.

GE 191-296 (A-Z)        Special Topic
Special topics are offered occasionally and the selection is different every semester. Special Topic courses do not repeat material presented by regular semester courses. The purpose of special topics is to provide students with new, one-time, and developing courses. The specific topic is announced each semester.

GE 224                           Ocean Studies
4 Credit Hours
This course focuses on the science of world oceans and the role of the ocean from an Earth system perspective. Students are introduce to the dynamic ocean in near real-time by working with current oceanographic data delivered via the Internet and coordinated with learning investigation labs keyed to current ocean products. This course explores the ocean in the Earth system with special emphasis on the flow and transformation of weather and energy into and out of the ocean, the physical and chemical properties of seawater, ocean circulation, marine life and its adaptations, interactions between the ocean and the other components of the Earth system, and the human / societal impacts on and response to those interactions. Concurrent enrollment in GE 224L (laboratory) is required.
 GO 191-296 (A-Z)      Special Topic

Special topics are offered occasionally and the selection is different every semester. Special Topic courses do not repeat material presented by regular semester courses. The purpose of special topics is to provide students with new, one-time, and developing courses. The specific topic is announced each semester.

GO 213                         American Government
3 Credit Hours
(NMCCNS POLS 1123)
This course examines the philosophic background of the Constitutional Convention, the legal and constitutional structure of the national government, and the relationships existing between the formal and informal groups seeking to make claim on or through the government.
HM 101                         Safety and Hazardous Materials
1 Credit Hour
This course will introduce the student to the proper management of hazardous material encountered in the automotive environment. The student will gain an
understanding of the Hazard Communication Regulation. Students will learn how to utilize a Material Safety Data Sheet in order to identify, handle, store, and dispose of hazardous materials. They will be introduced to basic first aid and response to spills or exposure in their work environment. Use of the proper personal protective equipment will be covered. Other safety topics including right-to-know laws will be covered.

HM 191-296 (A-Z)      Special Topic
Special topics are offered occasionally and the selection is different every semester. Special Topic courses do not repeat material presented by regular semester courses. The purpose of special topics is to provide students with new, one-time, and developing courses. The specific topic is announced each semester.
HI 113                           United States History to 1877
3 Credit Hours
(NMCCNS HIST 1113)
This course surveys the discovery, establishment, and growth of the English colonies; their relations with Great Britain; the revolution; the Confederation; the Constitution; the growth of nationalism; westward expansion; slavery; the Civil War; Reconstruction; economic, political, and social development; and international relations.

HI 113A                         History of New Mexico
3 Credit Hours
(NMCCNS HIST 2113)
This course studies the archaeology, geography, and geology of New Mexico and its effect on the growth of New Mexico. It will cover New Mexico’s Prehistoric and Proto-Historic Native Americans, Spanish, Mexican, and American Epochs; internal development and problems of the state; and New Mexico’s place in the United States.

HI 123                           United States History from 1877
3 Credit Hours
(NMCCNS HIST 1213)
This course studies the growth of big business and the accompanying problems; westward expansions; causes and results of World War I; the Great Depression of the
1930s and its consequences; causes of World War II; and the post war adjustments and prospective solutions.

HI 123B                        History of Lost Civilizations
3 Credit Hours
This course introduces students to a comparative analysis of lost civilizations of both what is deemed the "old" world and "new" world, including the Sumerians, Hittites, Minoans, Mycenaeans, Amazonians, Atlantis, Etruscans, Mohenjo-Daro, Mesoamerican, Roanoke, Mali, and Dong Son. This is a three credit hour course.

HI 191-296 (A-Z)        Special Topic
Special topics are offered occasionally and the selection is different every semester. Special Topic courses do not repeat material presented by regular semester courses.  The purpose of special topics is to provide students with new, one-time, and developing courses. The specific topic is announced each semester.

HI 213                           History of Civilization I
3 Credit Hours
(NMCCNS HIST 1053)
This course covers the civilizations that have contributed to the shaping of contemporary society. It focuses on prehistoric civilizations and the civilizations of the Near East, Far East, Greece, and Rome.  The medieval church, the Renaissance, the Protestant Reformation, and the rise of the monarchies are also discussed.

HI 223                           History of Civilization II
3 Credit Hours
(NMCCNS HIST 1063)
This course is a continuation of HI 213. The focus is on early modern times and the genesis of present civilization. The period of the rise of monarchy, individualism, and capitalism in Western Europe; the development of the industrial revolution in England, and the political revolutions in France and the other European countries; the growth of totalitarianism and its struggle with democracy, and recent world developments are examined.
HE 113                          Introduction to Nutrition
1 Credit Hour
This course provides an introduction to the principles of basic nutrition and the relationship of nutrition to health.

HE 191-296 (A-Z)       Special Topic
Special topics are offered occasionally and the selection is different every semester. Special Topic courses do not repeat material presented by regular semester courses. The purpose of special topics is to provide students with new, one-time, and developing courses. The specific topic is announced each semester.
NOTE: The following courses are taught through the Southeastern New Mexico Regional Law Enforcement Training Academy. These courses will substitute for the criminal justice courses (CJ) as indicated when applying for the certificate in Law Enforcement, the Associate of Arts, or Associates of Applied Science degrees. However, the criminal justice courses (CJ) will not substitute for the law enforcement courses (LA), since the LA courses have additional components not in the CJ courses to meet the requirements for licensure by the state of New Mexico as a peace officer.
 
LA 111              First Aid and CPR for Public Safety
1 Credit Hour
This course provides instruction and certification in basic First Aid / CPR knowledge, skills, and procedures designed to render care for the sick or injured. This instruction is specific to first responders while in a law enforcement and / or corrections capacity.

LA 112              Physical Training and Wellness for Law Enforcement Officers
2 Credit Hours
This course is designed to enhance the basic police officer’s level of fitness, as well as to develop an understanding of wellness as it relates to police work and to develop an appreciation for a conditioned state of well-being. This class will include demonstration, discussion, and participation. This class will incorporate periodic fitness assessments, strength, cardiovascular, and flexibility training. Additionally, concepts in nutrition and safety will be covered. The student will be required to perform satisfactorily on the final fitness tests and obstacle/agility courses for state certification as a law enforcement officer.  Co-requisite: Enrollment in the Law Enforcement Academy

LA 113              Introduction to Criminal Justice (same as CJ 113)
3 Credit Hours
This course will cover the development and philosophy of criminal justice in a democratic society and an introduction to agencies involved in the administration of criminal justice. Discussion will include the goals of the police, history of the criminal justice system, how the system functions within the context of government to protect individual rights as well as Constitutionally imposed restrictions on the system.

LA 113B           Substantive Criminal Law (same as CJ 113B)
3 Credit Hours
This course will explain the history of criminal law, the principles of criminal procedure, and the essential components of constitutional, statutory, and common law.

LA 113E           Introduction to the Courts (same as CJ 113E)
3 Credit Hours
This course will explain the history of the courts, as well as the organization, structure, and jurisdiction of the judicial system.

LA  113P          Police & Society (same as CJ 113P)
3 Credit Hours
This course is an introduction in the study of law enforcement and policing in America. It will explore diversity and critically evaluate the direction and trends in modern police agencies.  The student will become familiar with the names, phrases, and concepts that are routinely used by those involved in the study of crime and the workings of the criminal justice system.

LA 114              Custody Control, Chemical Agents and Officer Safety
4 Credit Hours
This course will cover procedures (principles, concepts, medical implication and practical application) for custody and control and use of chemical agents in a law enforcement environment. Also covered will be academic and practical application regarding officer safety including day and night traffic stops, arrest situations, and handcuffing.

LA 121              Case Preparation and Presentation
1 Credit Hour
This course provides basic knowledge in the nature of technical writing as it applies to police reports and documentation. The course will also provide the student with clear and concise techniques and procedures to effectively prepare for and testify in civil and / or criminal court proceedings.

LA 123F           Traffic Law & Accident Investigation (same as CJ 123F)
3 Credit Hours
This course will review theories and basic techniques of accident investigation: what the vehicle shows, examination of the roadway, recording and preservation of skid mark evidence, speed estimates, reconstruction of the accident scene, diagram and map making, photographing the accident scene, background investigation, court testimony and study of the New Mexico vehicle code.

LA 123P            Law Enforcement Patrol Procedures (same as CJ 123P)
3 Credit Hours
This is a course involving basic patrol concepts including high risk and unknown risk patrol tactics, handling special needs individuals, domestic violence, disorderly conduct, public disturbances, intoxication, vehicle/foot patrol and observation. Also, topics covered include basic techniques for arrest/custody, supervision, and transportation of prisoners, handling crimes in progress, preliminary investigations, conduct at crime scenes, and officer survival.

LA 191-296 (A-Z)   Special Topic
Special topics are offered occasionally and the selection is different every semester. Special Topic courses do not repeat material presented by regular semester courses.  The purpose of special topics is to provide students with new, one-time, and developing courses. The specific topic is announced each semester.

LA 213A                       Criminal Investigation (same as CJ 213A)
3 Credit Hours
This course focuses on the fundamentals of criminal investigation. It includes conduct at crime scenes, collection and preservation of evidence, interviews and interrogations, crime scene photography and sketching, and report writing.

LA 213B                        Criminal Procedure (same as CJ 213B)
3 Credit Hours
This course will concentrate on substantive criminal law, general rules, principles, and doctrines of criminal liability in the United States; and classifications of crimes against persons, property, and the public welfare.
MA 113                         College Algebra
3 Credit Hours
(NMCCNS MATH 1113)
This college algebra course is designed for pre-engineering, mathematics, and science majors. The subject matter covered in this class includes a brief review of Elementary and Intermediate Algebra topics, as well as a more extensive study of graphs of functions, complex numbers, theory of equations, matrices, determinants, conics, inverse functions, exponential functions, and logarithmic functions.  Prerequisite: MA 113A or equivalent or appropriate score on a placement test

MA 113A                      Intermediate Algebra
3 Credit Hours
This intermediate algebra course is designed for students in general education and technical fields. This course provides a review of fundamental operations of algebra, linear equations, exponents, radicals, rational expressions, quadratic equations, and inequalities. Additional topics include graphing linear equations, quadratic functions, and solving systems of linear equations. This course is not open to students who have credit for MA 113 or its equivalent.  Prerequisite: TS 113F or equivalent or appropriate score on a placement test

MA 113B                      Statistics
3 Credit Hours
(NMCCNS MATH 2113)
This is an introductory course in statistics.  It will cover the measures of central tendency, variation, regression, correlation, probability, sampling, sampling distributions, estimation, and test of statistical hypotheses.  Prerequisite: MA 113A or equivalent or appropriate score on a placement test

MA 113C                     Technical Mathematics I
3 Credit Hours
This course is designed for the student majoring in a vocational / technical field. It includes a brief review of whole numbers, decimals, and fractions followed by fundamental operations of algebra, linear equations, ratio, proportions, variations, percents, basic geometry, unit conversions, metric system, and applications in the technical fields.

MA 113D                     Mathematical Analysis with Business Applications I
3 Credit Hours
This course is designed strictly for business and economics majors. This course is a review of algebra followed by the study of functions, mathematics of finance, matrix theory, linear systems, linear programming, and exponential and logarithmic functions.

MA 113E                      Math for Elementary Teachers I
3 Credit Hours
This is a mathematics course for prospective or current elementary teachers designed to cover topics for grades K-3. Topics covered will be problem solving, number theory, number systems, operations on real numbers, basic functions, measurement and data, and geometry. This course will be taught using lecture, cooperative learning, demonstration, and student presentations. It will also require critical thinking in problem solving. Prerequisite: MA 113A or equivalent or appropriate score on a placement test

MA 113F                      Business Math
3 Credit Hours
This course provides a review of the fundamental arithmetic skills needed in the business word with particular emphasis on decimals, percentages, interest, discounts, commissions, tax rates, insurance, inventories, and depreciation.

MA 123                        Plane Trigonometry
3 Credit Hours
This course will cover trigonometric functions, solutions of right triangles, properties and relationships between trigonometric functions, radian measures of the angles, graphs of trigonometric functions, the addition formulas, double-angle formulas, half-angle formulas, solution of the general triangle, inverse trigonometric functions, and solutions of trigonometric equations.  Prerequisite: MA 113 or equivalent or appropriate score on a placement test

MA 123D                     Mathematical Analysis with Business Applications II
3 Credit Hours
This is the sequential course to MA 113D.  This course covers probability, decision theory, statistics, differential calculus, and integral calculus applications.  Prerequisite: MA 113D or equivalent

MA 123E                      Math for Elementary Teachers II
3 Credit Hours
This is a mathematics course for prospective or current elementary teachers designed to cover topics for grades 4-5. Topics covered will be problem solving, operations on real numbers, basic algebra principles, functions of various degrees, set theory, data analysis, probability, and geometry. This course will be taught using lecture, cooperative learning, demonstration, and student presentations. It will also require critical thinking in problem solving. Prerequisite: MA 113E, Math for Elementary Teachers I

MA 144                         Calculus and Analytic Geometry I
3 Credit Hours
This course is an introduction to concepts in analytic geometry, limits, continuity, differentiation of algebraic and transcendental functions, the mean value theorem, curve sketching, max-min problems, the definite and indefinite integral, and applications of integration, area, and the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus. Prerequisites: MA 113 and MA 123, or equivalent or appropriate score on a placement test.

MA 154                         Calculus and Analytic Geometry II
4 Credit Hours
This is the sequential course to MA 144.  This course covers techniques of integration, L’Hospital’s rule, polar coordinates, arc lengths, work, liquid force centroids, improper integrals and hyperbolic functions, introduction to differential equations, sequences, infinite series, and convergence tests.  Prerequisite: MA 144 or equivalent

MA 191-296 (A-Z)     Special Topic
Special topics are offered occasionally and the selection is different every semester. Special Topic courses do not repeat material presented by regular semester courses.  The purpose of special topics is to provide students with new, one-time, and developing courses. The specific topic is announced each semester.

MA 234                       Calculus and Analytic Geometry III
4 Credit Hours
This is the sequential course to MA 154.  This course covers three dimensional geometry and vectors, vector operations, introduction to vector functions, parametric equations, functions of several variables, partial derivatives, tangent planes and the gradient, multiple integrals, cylindrical and spherical coordinates, line integrals, surface integrals, and Stokes Theorem.  Prerequisite: MA 154 or equivalent.
ME 111                         Medical Terminology I
1 Credit Hour
This course is an introduction to medical terminology with an emphasis on elements of medical terms, standard medical abbreviations, spelling, and an appreciation of the logical method found in medical terminology.

ME 121                         Medical Terminology II
1 Credit Hour
This course is a continuation of ME 111 and uses a systematic approach to learn medical terms, standard medical abbreviations, and spelling.  Prerequisite: ME 111, Medical Terminology I

ME 191-296 (A-Z)      Special Topic
Special topics are offered occasionally and the selection is different every semester. Special Topic courses do not repeat material presented by regular semester courses.  The purpose of special topics is to provide students with new, one-time, and developing courses. The specific topic is announced each semester.
MU 111P                      Private Piano
1 Credit Hour
This course is designed for non-music and music majors whose interest or concentration of study is piano. The student’s proficiency level will be assessed, and an individual program of study will be developed.  This is a performance based course. This course may be repeated for credit for a total of two credit hours.

MU 111V                     Private Voice
1 Credit Hour
This course is designed for non-music and music majors whose concentration of study is voice / vocal performance. . The student’s proficiency level will be assessed, and an individual program of study will be developed. This course may be repeated for a total of two credit hours.

MU 112C                     Elementary Harmony I
2 Credit Hours
Basic tertian harmonic principles, counterpoint, voice leading, and form will be explored in this course.
Co-requisite: MU 112E Aural Skills I

MU 112D                     Instrument I
2 Credit Hours
This course is a continuation of MU 101 Private Instrument and is designed for non-music and music majors whose interest or concentration of study is an orchestral or other instrument. The student’s proficiency level will be assessed and an individualized program of study will be developed. This is a performance based course.
Prerequisite: MU 101 Private Instrument or permission of the instructor

MU 122B                      Elementary Harmony II
2 Credit Hours
This course is a continuation of MU 112C Elementary Harmony I.
Co-requisite:  MU 122E Aural Skills II

MU 122C                      Instrument II
2 Credit Hours
This course is a continuation of MU 112 Instrument I and is designed for non-music and music majors whose interest or concentration of study is an orchestral or other instrument. This is a performance based course. Prerequisite: MU 112D Instrument I or permission of the instructor

MU 131                         College and Community Chorale
1 Credit Hour
This course is centered within an ensemble designed for both college and members of the community. Emphasis is given to preparing various styles of repertoire for public performance.

MU 131C                     College and Community Band
1 Credit Hour
This is a performance oriented course designed for both college and members of the community. Various styles of music are introduced with emphasis in concert band idioms. Included in the course will be a study of instrumental tone, intonation, technique, balance, interpretation, and musical effects.

MU 142                         Music Rudiments
2 Credit Hours
This course is an introduction to music theory designed for non-music majors, especially classroom teachers, church musicians, choir members, and incoming music majors who seek to enhance their knowledge and skills in the area of music theory. Topics will address notation, tonality, rhythm, and form.

MU 191-296 (A-Z)     Special Topic
Special topics are offered occasionally and the selection is different every semester. Special Topic courses do not repeat material presented by regular semester courses. The purpose of special topics is to provide students with new, one-time, and developing courses. The specific topic is announced each semester.

MU 212B                     Advanced Harmony I
2 Credit Hours
This course explores harmonic principles of the late 19th and early 20th centuries with emphasis on chromaticism and the non-tonal techniques.
Co-requisite:  MU 212E Aural Skills III
Prerequisite:  MU 122B Elementary Harmony II

MU 212C                     Instrument III
2 Credit Hours
This course is a continuation of MU 122C Instrument II and is designed for non-music and music majors whose interest or concentration of study is an orchestral or other instrument. This is a performance based course.
Prerequisite: MU 122C Instrument II

MU 213                        Music Appreciation
3 Credit Hours
(NMCCNS MUSI 1113)
This course explores the ideas of music in society and its cultural relevance.  The elements of sound and music and stylistic explorations of four major periods in western art and music will be explored.

MU 222B                     Advanced Harmony II
2 Credit Hours
This course is a continuation of MU 212B.
Co-requisite: MU 222E, Aural Skills IV
Prerequisite: MU 212B, Advanced Harmony I

MU 222C                     Instrument IV
2 Credit Hours
This course is a continuation of MU 212C Instrument III and is designed for non-music and music majors whose interest or concentration of study is an orchestral or other instrument. This is a performance based course.
Prerequisite: MU 212C Instrument III
NU 103                         Pathophysiology I
3 Credit Hours
This course focuses on the basic understanding of pathophysiology associated with professional health care practice for nursing students. Diseases and conditions of greatest incidence, prevalence, and importance are studied across the lifespan.  Course content is presented using a conceptual learning model. The relationships between body systems, organs, tissues, cells, and the underlying concepts associated with human pathophysiology are discussed.  Normal structure and function of the cells, pathophysiological mechanisms, and iatrogenic injury to the cells of specific body systems are examined.  Risk factors and clinical findings of specific diseases are discussed.  Cultural, ethnic, and racial variations of anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology of specific diseases are studied.
Prerequisite:  BI 214A Anatomy and Physiology I

NU 103A                      Pathophysiology II
3 Credit Hours
This course is a continuation of Pathophysiology I and focuses on the basic understanding of pathophysiology associated with professional health care practice for nursing students. Diseases and conditions of greatest incidence, prevalence, and importance are studied across the lifespan.  Course content is presented using a conceptual learning model.  The relationships between body systems, organs, tissues, cells, and the underlying concepts associated with human pathophysiology are discussed.  Normal structure and function of the cells, pathophysiological mechanisms, and iatrogenic injury to the cells of specific body systems are examined.  Risk factors and clinical findings of specific diseases are discussed. Cultural, ethnic, and racial variations of anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology of specific diseases are studied.
Prerequisite:  BI 224A Anatomy and Physiology II, NU 103 Pathophysiology I

NU 105                         Nurse Aide I
5 Credit Hours
This course is approved by New Mexico Department of Health, Health Facility Licensing and Certification Bureau. The course is part one of a two-part program and I designed to introduce to students the necessary knowledge and skills to deliver responsible and safe basic health care for residents in nursing and long-term care Facilities under the supervision of a qualified registered nurse. The course will involve an on-campus lab component as well as an off-campus clinical experience of up to 24 hours or more.

NU 105A                       Nurse Aide II
5 Credit Hours
This course is approved by New Mexico Department of Health, Health Facility Licensing and Certification Bureau. Students must meet eligibility requirements before enrolling in this course. The course is part two of a two-part program and involves an on-campus lab component as well as an off-campus clinical experience of up to 24 hours or more. Students will deliver responsible and safe basic health care for residents in nursing and long-term care facilities under the supervision of a qualified registered nurse.
Prerequisite: NU 105 Nurse Aide I

NU 113A                      Introduction to Nursing Concepts
3 Credit Hours
(NMNC 1110)
This course introduces the nursing student to the concepts of nursing practice and conceptual learning. Knowledge is integrated from pre-requisite and co-requisite courses into a conceptual learning model and applied to select nursing concepts. The student defines personal values, beliefs, and attitudes about health and wellness. This course provides opportunities for the student to describe the importance of identifying patient safety issues, the roles and values of the nurse and members of the health care team, and specific standards/regulations that apply to nursing practice.
Prerequisite:  Admission into the nursing program.
Corequisites:  Principles of Nursing Practice, NU 113B

NU 114                         Principles of Nursing Practice
4 Credit Hours
(NMNC 1135)
This course introduces the nursing student to the application of concepts through clinical skills in seminar, laboratory, and/or the clinical setting. The course focuses on the principles of communication, assessment, safety, and specific nursing interventions including accurate calculation, measurement, and administration of medications.  Different types and characteristics of communication used in professional practice are described. The student applies the concepts learned in Level I nursing courses to the care of the patient and implements the principles of safety during the performance of nursing skills in patient-based scenarios.
Prerequisite:  Admission into the nursing program
Corequisites:  Introduction to Nursing Concepts, NU 113A

NU 123                         Health & Illness Concepts I
3 Credit Hours
(NMNC 1210)
This course focuses on health and illness concepts across the lifespan.  The scope, risk factors, physiologic processes, attributes, and clinical management of the concepts of homeostasis/regulation, sexuality/reproduction, protection/movement, and emotional processes are included in the course content. Exemplars, evidence-based practices, collaborative care, healthcare standards, nursing informatics/technologies, and care resources associated with the concepts of the course are discussed.  Normal physiology and healthy adaptations of the patient are integrated into the concept/exemplar content.
Prerequisites:  NU 113A Introduction to Nursing Concepts, NU 113B Principles of Nursing Practice.
Corequisites:  NU 123A Health Care Participant, NU 123B Nursing Pharmacology, NU 124A Assessment and Health Promotion.

NU 123A                      Health Care Participant
3 Credit Hours
(NMNC 1220)
This course introduces the nursing student to the attributes of the health care participant as an individual, a family, or a community.  The student identifies personal values, beliefs, and attitudes regarding the health and wellness of the health care recipient. The role of nursing as related to the health of vulnerable populations and elimination of health disparities is included in course content.   Protective and predictive factors influencing the health of families, groups, communities, and populations are discussed.  Evidence-based practices guiding health-related teaching, counseling, screening, and outreach; disease and outbreak investigation; and health care referral and follow-up are explored. Information and communication technologies in preventive care are also included in the course content. This course provides opportunities for the student to examine the health care and emergency preparedness of the local community and the state of New Mexico. The student is given the opportunity to identify effective, efficient, economical, and equitable clinical prevention and population-focused interventions.
Prerequisite: NU 113A Introduction to Nursing Concepts, NU 114 Principles of Nursing Practice
Corequisites:  NU 123B Nursing Pharmacology, NU 124A Assessment and Health Promotion

NU 123B                      Nursing Pharmacology
3 Credit Hours
(NMNC1230)
This course introduces the nursing student to pharmacological nursing practice across the lifespan utilizing a conceptual approach. The student identifies the nurse’s professional role related to pharmacotherapeutics in diverse populations.  Safety issues and minimization of risk potential associated with pharmacotherapeutics, complementary, and alternative medicines are discussed.  Evidence-based pharmacological and pathophysiological concepts are integrated to guide medication therapeutics. Health care system protocols, communication methods, and informatics related to pharmacotherapeutics are included in the course content. Common drug classes and the pharmacotherapeutics, pharmacodynamics, and pharmacotherapeutics associated with each class are included in this course.
Prerequisite: NU 113A Introduction to Nursing Concepts, NU 114 Principles of Nursing Practice
Corequisites:  NU 123 Health and Illness Concepts, NU 123A Health Care Participant, and NU 124A Assessment and Health Promotion

NU 124A                      Assessment & Health Promotion
4 Credit Hours
(NMNC 1235)
This course introduces the nursing student to assessment and health promotion for the health care participant as an individual, a family, or a community. This course utilizes seminar, laboratory, and/or clinical settings.  The student is given the opportunity to assess physical health, health/illness beliefs, values, attitudes, developmental level, functional ability, culture, and spirituality of the participant. The student also assesses family health including family health history, genetic health history, and environmental exposures to identify current and future health problems. Community health needs are identified through collaborative community assessment and evidence-based practice.  Assessment data is shared through communication with healthcare professionals to identify needed interventions. The role of the nurse as advocate for the health care recipient is explained.  The student is given the opportunity to analyze educational materials for literacy level.
Prerequisite:  NU 113A Introduction to Nursing Concepts, NU 114 Principles of Nursing Practice
Corequisites: NU 123 Health and Illness Concepts, NU 123A Health Care Participant, and NU 123B Nursing Pharmacology

NU 191-296 (A-Z)      Special Topic
Special topics are offered occasionally and the selection is different every semester. Special Topic courses do not repeat material presented by regular semester courses.
The purpose of special topics is to provide students with new, one-time, and developing courses. The specific topic is announced each semester.

NU 203                         Health & Illness Concepts II
3 Credit Hours
(NMNC 2310)
This course focuses on health and illness concepts across the lifespan.  Concepts covered include oxygenation/hemostasis, homeostasis/regulation, protection/movement, and cognitive/behavioral processes.  The scope, risk factors, physiologic processes, attributes, and clinical management of the selected concepts are included in the course content.  Exemplars, evidence-based practices, collaborative care, healthcare standards, nursing informatics/technologies, and care resources associated with the concepts of the course are discussed.  Opportunities are provided for the student to apply selected health and illness concepts to the nursing care of health care recipients across the lifespan.
Prerequisites:  NU 123 Health and Illness Concepts I, NU 123A Health Care Participant, NU 123B Nursing Pharmacology, NU 124A Assessment and Health Promotion
Corequisites: NU 213 Professional Nursing Concepts I, NU 214A Care of Patients with Chronic Conditions

NU 204A                      Health & Illness Concepts III
4 Credit Hours
(NMNC 2410)
This course focuses on health and illness concepts across the lifespan.  Concepts covered include homeostasis/regulation, oxygenation/hemostasis, protection/movement, and emotional processes.  The scope, risk factors, physiologic processes, attributes, and clinical management of the relationships between selected concepts/exemplars are discussed in the course content.  Exemplars, evidence-based practices, collaborative care, healthcare standards, nursing informatics/technologies, and care resources associated with the concepts/exemplars of the course are discussed. The roles of health care team members related to specific concepts/exemplars are differentiated. Opportunities are provided for the student to apply selected health and illness concepts to the nursing care of patients across the lifespan.
Prerequisites:  NU 203 Health and Illness Concepts II, NU 213 Professional Nursing Concepts I, NU 214A Care of Patients with Chronic Conditions
Corequisites: NU 214B Clinical Intensive I, NU 216 ADN Capstone

NU 213                         Professional Nursing Concepts I
3 Credit Hours
(NMNC 2310)
This course focuses on fundamental concepts for professional development, including selected professional attributes and care competencies. Ethical values, virtues, principles, and policies that guide the moral delivery of health care are examined. The relationship between the nurse’s interpretations of the health care recipient’s needs, concerns, and health problems and the nurse’s decisions are explored.  The delivery of quality nursing care and the factors that influence individuals, groups, and organizations to deliver quality nursing care are included in the content.  The effects of health care team member interactions in the delivery of care are discussed.
Prerequisites:  NU 123 Health and Illness Concepts I, NU 123A Health Care Participant, Nu 123B Nursing Pharmacology, NU 124A Assessment and Health Promotion
Corequisites: NU 203 Health and Illness Concepts II, NU 214A Care of Patients with Chronic Conditions

NU 214A                      Care of Patients with Chronic Conditions
4 Credit Hours
(NMNC 2335)
The focus of this course is the provision of safe, evidence-based nursing care across the lifespan for patients with chronic conditions in a variety of settings. This course builds upon the student’s current knowledge of nursing concepts and utilizes a combination of laboratory and clinical settings. The student is given the opportunity to demonstrate ethical, safe, evidence-based nursing care for patients with chronic conditions. The student also demonstrates understanding of appropriate health care policy, finance, and regulatory environments effecting patients with chronic conditions. The student practices effective communication techniques with health care team members and patients with chronic conditions.  The student also demonstrates effective use of the nursing process and nursing informatics/technologies in the nursing care to patients with chronic conditions.
Prerequisites:  NU 203 Health and Illness Concepts I, NU 123A Health Care Participant, NU 123B Nursing, Pharmacology, NU 124A Assessment and Health Promotion
Corequisites: NU 203 Health and Illness Concepts II, NU 213 Professional Nursing Concepts

NU 214B                      Clinical Intensive I
4 Credit Hours
(NMNC 2435)
This course is the first of two Level Four clinical courses in which the student will apply the curricular concepts in the care management of patients with acute conditions across the lifespan.  This course utilizes a combination of seminar, lab, and clinical. The student is given the opportunity to integrate nursing practice concepts into professional nursing practice and integrate diverse patient values into plans of care for patients with acute illness. The student interprets and analyzes system conditions and other factors that impact the quality and safety of nursing practice. An evidence-based approach is used in the delivery and evaluation of nursing care to acutely ill patients across the lifespan.  The student evaluates policies and procedures relative to the acute care setting and collaborates with the health care team regarding delivery of patient care.  The student also integrates the use of appropriate nursing informatics/technologies in the delivery of nursing care to acutely ill patients.
Prerequisites:  NU 203 Health and Illness Concepts II, NU 213 Professional Nursing Concepts I, NU 214A Care of Patients with Chronic Conditions
Corequisites:  NU 204A Health and Illness Concepts III, NU 216 ADN Capstone

NU 216                         ADN Capstone
6 Credit Hours
(NMNC 2445)
This course is the second of two Level Four clinical courses.  This course prepares the student for entry-level nursing practice as an associate degree graduate. The focus of this course is management of individuals across the lifespan with chronic, acute, and select complex conditions. This course utilizes a combination of seminar, lab, and clinical.  The student is given the opportunity to integrate nursing practice concepts into professional nursing practice and integrate diverse patient values into plans of care for patients with acute illness.  The student interprets and analyzes system conditions and other factors that impact the quality and safety of nursing practice. An evidence-based approach is used in the delivery and evaluation of nursing care for patients across the lifespan. The student practices in accordance with policies and procedures of the assigned health care setting and collaborates with the health care team regarding delivery of patient care. The student also integrates the use of appropriate nursing informatics/technologies in the delivery of nursing care for assigned patients.
Prerequisites:  NU 203 Health and Illness Concepts II, NU 213 Professional Nursing Concepts I, NU 214A Care of Patients with Chronic Conditions
Corequisites:  NU 204A Health and Illness Concepts III, NU 214B Clinical Intensive I
PI 191-296 (A-Z)         Special Topic
Special topics are offered occasionally and the selection is different every semester. Special Topic courses do not repeat material presented by regular semester courses. The purpose of special topics is to provide students with new, one-time, and developing courses. The specific topic is announced each semester.

PI 213                            Introduction to Philosophy
3 Credit Hours
(NMCCNS PHIL 1113)
This course provides a survey of the philosophical problems posed by the great thinkers from antiquity through modern times. Students are introduced to the adventure of philosophizing and the art of reflective thinking, pointing toward formulating a philosophy of life.
PY 111A                       Nautilus Conditioning
1 Credit Hour
This is a physical education activity course that provides instruction for an isokinetic conditioning program that can develop muscular strength, muscular endurance, flexibility, and cardiovascular endurance at a moderate pace. It also provides the student with new techniques in exercise conditioning that can make fitness enlightening and enjoyable.

PY 111C                       Techniques of Cross Country I
1 Credit Hour
This is a physical education activity course that provides instruction in and practice of basic cross country running techniques. This course is designed to increase cardiovascular and aerobic endurance of distance runners through distance training. It is set up to meet the needs of incoming freshmen.

PY 111H                      Fitness for Life
1 Credit Hour
This is a physical education activity course that is required for most degree seeking students. The student will be introduced to all the concepts and components necessary for incorporating physical fitness into their current lifestyle and the benefits of lifelong physical activity.

PY 111L                       Circuit Weight Training
1 Credit Hour
This is a physical education activity course that provides a moderate to high intensity workout program consisting of weight lifting and aerobic movement patterns, providing maximum fitness benefits in a minimum amount of time.

PY 113                          Introduction to Physical Education
1 Credit Hour
This is a physical education theory course that provides instruction about the foundations of physical education, aims, objectives, scope, and general significance of physical education involving all age groups.

PY 121G                       Men’s Competitive Golf I
1 Credit Hour
This is a physical education activity course designed for second semester freshmen so they can participate in the sport of golf. The course will provide advanced opportunities for individuals to develop skills, techniques, knowledge of rules, and conditioning for golf. It will also emphasize the importance of teamwork, honesty, and integrity as it relates to golf.

PY 121H                      Techniques of Women’s Basketball I
1 Credit Hour
This is a physical education activity course designed for entry level freshmen so they can participate in the sport of basketball. The course will provide opportunities for individuals to develop skills, techniques, and proper conditioning for basketball. Various team building strategies will be implemented.

PY 121O                      Techniques of Cross Country II
1 Credit Hour
This is a physical education activity course that provides instruction in and practice of advanced cross country running techniques. This course is designed to increase cardiovascular and aerobic endurance of distance runners through distance training. It is set up to meet the needs of sophomores.

PY 121R                       Walking and Jogging for Fitness
1 Credit Hour
This course is a physical education activity course.  The primary purpose of this course is to introduce novice exercisers to the benefits of walking and jogging for the enhancement of health and fitness. Information on new trends and topics of fitness will be covered and individual walking and jogging programs will be established and performed throughout the semester.

PY 121U                       Techniques of Men’s Basketball I
1 Credit Hour
This is a physical education activity course designed for entry level freshmen so that they can participate in the sport of basketball. The course will provide opportunities for individuals to develop skills, techniques, and proper conditioning for basketball. Various team building strategies will be implemented.

PY 131A                       Techniques of Men’s Basketball II
1 Credit Hour
This is a physical education activity course designed for second semester freshmen so that they can participate in the sport of basketball. The course will provide advanced opportunities for individuals to develop skills, techniques, and proper conditioning for basketball. Various team building strategies will be implemented.

PY 131B                           Techniques of Women’s Basketball II
1 Credit Hour
This is a physical education activity course designed for second semester freshmen so they can participate in the sport of basketball. The course will provide advanced opportunities for both the individuals to develop skills, techniques, and proper conditioning for basketball. Various team building strategies will be implemented.

PY 131C                       Techniques of Men’s Baseball I
1 Credit Hour
This is a physical education activity course that provides team orientation, individual assessment and goal setting, skills, techniques, rules and conditioning necessary to participate in intercollegiate men’s baseball. This class will meet the needs of the incoming freshmen.

PY 131D                       Techniques of Men’s Golf I
1 Credit Hour
This is a physical education activity course designed for entry level freshmen so they can participate in the sport of golf. The course will provide advanced opportunities for both the individual and the team to learn the rules of golf, to set goals, to improve motor skills, to improve techniques, and to focus on conditioning. It will also emphasize the importance of teamwork, honesty, and integrity as it relates to golf.

PY 131E                       Techniques of Rodeo I
1 Credit Hour
This is a physical education course designed for entry level freshmen students. Organizing a rodeo will be taught in this course. Students will have the responsibility of preparing for and physically working to conduct a National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association (NIRA). Skills, techniques, and proper conditioning which is necessary to be competitive in the sport of rodeo will be emphasized. All NIRA rodeo events will be addressed.

PY 131G                       Weight Training
1 Credit Hour
This is a physical education activity course that introduces the basic techniques of weight training and proper conditioning. Knowledge of proper form and performance of individual exercises for various muscles and/or muscle groups will be taught.

PY 131T                       Athletic Training Practicum 1
1 Credit Hour
This is a physical education practicum course that provides instruction for the entry level Athletic Training student. Hands-on education in the training room and athletic fields with emphasis on athletic training room procedures, practices, and basic taping is provided. This course has two components: the clinical assignments as well as mandatory weekly seminars in which educational modules will be discussed, demonstrated, and practiced.

PY 132T                       Athletic Training Practicum II
2 Credit Hours
This is a physical education practicum course that provides instruction as a continuation of PY 131T in which the first year student progresses with emphasis on medical services and advanced taping and wrapping techniques. The clinical assignment commitment is also expanded. This course also has the clinical and mandatory weekly seminar components.  Prerequisite: PY 131T or consent of instructor.

PY 141C                       Techniques of Men’s Baseball II
1 Credit Hour
This is a physical education activity course that provides team orientation, individual assessment and goal setting, skills, techniques, rules and conditioning necessary to participate in intercollegiate men’s baseball. This class will meet the needs of the incoming freshmen.

PY 141D                       Techniques of Men’s Golf II
1 Credit Hour
This is a physical education activity course designed for sophomores so they can participate in the sport of golf. The course will provide advanced opportunities for both the individual and the team to learn the rules of golf, to set goals, to improve motor skills, to improve techniques, and to focus on conditioning. It will also emphasize the importance of teamwork, honesty, and integrity as it relates to golf.

PY 141E                        Techniques of Rodeo II
1 Credit Hour
This is a physical education course designed for second semester freshmen so that they can participate in competitive rodeo. This course will provide additional opportunity for students to advance their skills, techniques, and conditioning in their individual rodeo event. All NIRA rodeo events will be addressed.

PY 141T                       Techniques of Indoor / Outdoor Track & Field I
1 Credit Hour
This is a physical education activity course designed to develop, improve, and maintain individual and team indoor / outdoor track skills. Techniques and conditioning needed to compete at a collegiate level will be taught. This class is set up to meet the needs of incoming freshmen.

PY 191-296 (A-Z)       Special Topic
Special topics are offered occasionally and the selection is different every semester. Special Topic courses do not repeat material presented by regular semester courses. The purpose of special topics is to provide students with new, one-time, and developing courses. The specific topic is announced each semester.

PY 211C                       Techniques of Men’s Baseball III
1 Credit Hour
This is a physical education activity course designed to develop, improve, and maintain individual and team baseball skills. Advanced techniques and conditioning needed to compete at a collegiate level will be taught. This class is set up to meet the needs of first semester sophomores.

PY 211E                        Intermediate Golf
1 Credit Hour
This is a physical education activity course designed to reinforce basic fundamentals of golf and increase knowledge of how the game is to be played. The intermediate golf student can develop a basic knowledge of golf ball flight laws and acquire an understanding of the rules of golf.

PY 211K                       Conditioning Free Weights
1 Credit Hour
This is a physical education activity course designed to assist students with the knowledge and basic fundamentals of conditioning and strength training by using free weights. Individual weight training routines and other conditioning will be prescribed.

PY 213                           Health Education
3 Credit Hours
This is a physical education theory course that provides instruction of the physical, mental, and social health issues of our modern society. It examines critical issues involving personal, family, community, regional, and world health problems.

PY 213B                       First Aid & CPR
3 Credit Hours
This course teaches standard first aid and prevention of accidents; first aid for injuries and disorders, CPR skills and techniques for adults, children, and infants; and the proper use of defibrillator. This course can prepare students to successfully pass an official certification test.

PY 221C                       Techniques of Men’s Baseball IV
1 Credit Hour
This is a physical education activity course designed to develop, improve, and maintain individual and team baseball skills. Advanced techniques and conditioning needed to compete at a collegiate level will be taught. This class is set up to meet the needs of second semester sophomores.

PY 221G                       Men’s Competitive Golf II
1 Credit Hour
This is a physical education activity course designed for second semester sophomores so they can participate in the sport of golf. The course will provide advanced opportunities for individuals to develop skills, techniques, knowledge of rules, and conditioning for golf. It will also emphasize the importance of teamwork, honesty, and integrity as it relates to golf.

PY 221H                       Techniques of Women’s Basketball III
1 Credit Hour
This is a physical education activity course designed for sophomores so they can participate in the sport of basketball. The course will provide advanced opportunities for individuals to develop skills, techniques, and proper conditioning for basketball. Various team building strategies will be implemented.

PY 221U                       Techniques of Men’s Basketball III
1 Credit Hour
This is a physical education activity course designed for sophomores so that they can participate in the sport of basketball. The course will provide opportunities for individuals to develop skills, techniques, and proper conditioning for basketball. Various team building strategies will be implemented.

PY 223                          Theory of Coaching Basketball
3 Credit Hours
This course is designed to give the student a knowledge of the theory, organization, and planning of practice in the coaching of basketball.

PY 223B                       Theory of Coaching Baseball
3 Credit Hours
This course is a physical education course designed to teach the administration, organization, management, and instructional skills necessary in coaching a successful high school or college baseball program.

PY 231A                       Techniques of Men’s Basketball IV
1 Credit Hour
This is a physical education activity course designed for second semester sophomores so that they can participate in the sport of basketball. The course will provide advanced opportunities for individuals to develop skills, techniques, and proper conditioning for basketball. Various team building strategies will be implemented.

PY 231B                       Techniques of Women’s Basketball IV
1 Credit Hour
This is a physical education activity course designed for second semester sophomores so they can participate in the sport of basketball. The course will provide advanced opportunities for individuals to develop skills, techniques, and proper conditioning for basketball. Various team building strategies will be implemented.

PY  231E                       Techniques of Rodeo III
1 Credit Hour
This is a physical education course designed for sophomores. In this course, students will use their leadership skills to organize and produce a NIRA rode. They will be assigned a particular event and provided an opportunity to develop their skills, techniques, and proper conditioning which are necessary to be competitive. All NIRA rodeo events will be addressed.

PY 231T                        Athletic Training Practicum III
1 Credit Hour
This is a physical education practicum course for the second year athletic training student. Emphasis of educational modules is placed on therapeutic techniques and procedures. Clinical assignment requirements are expanded past the requirements of first year athletic training students. The course requires the clinical and mandatory weekly seminar components, in which educational modules are discussed, demonstrated, and practiced.

PY 232T                        Athletic Training Practicum IV
2 Credit Hours
This is a physical education practicum course that provides a continuation of PY 231T, in which second year athletic training students progress with educational modules that emphasize therapeutic exercise techniques. This course requires both a clinical assignment and mandatory weekly seminar components in which educational modules will be discussed, demonstrated, and practiced. Prerequisite: PY 231T or consent of instructor.

PY  241E                       Techniques of Rodeo IV
1 Credit Hour
This is a physical education course designed for second semester sophomores so that they can participate in competitive rodeo. This course will provide additional opportunity for students to advance their skills, techniques, and conditioning in their individual rodeo event. All NIRA rodeo events will be addressed.

PY  241T                       Techniques of Indoor / Outdoor Track & Field II
1 Credit Hour
This is a physical education activity course designed to develop, improve, and maintain individual and team indoor / outdoor track skills. Advanced techniques and conditioning needed to compete at a collegiate level will be taught. This class is set up to meet the needs of sophomore students.
PH 112C                       Fundamentals of Instrumentation and Controls
2 Credit Hours
This course will provide students with the basic knowledge of the theory and application of resistance temperature sensors. The student will be introduced to the basic functions of temperature detectors, the basic theory of thermocouple operation, the identification of logic circuits, and environmental concerns that can affect the accuracy of temperature detection instrumentation.  (This does not count as a lab science course.)

PH 113                         Technical Physics
3 Credit Hours
This course covers the principles of mechanics, heat, and electricity as applied to automotive technology. This course is designed for students in the ASEP (GM), ASSET (FM), and Automotive Technology (AT) training programs and does not count as a lab science course.

PH 113T                       Introduction to Thermodynamics, Fluid Flow, and Hydraulics
3 Credit Hours
This course will provide students with the basic principles of thermodynamic properties, temperature pressure, change of phase, first and second law of thermodynamics, compression processes, convection and radiant heat transfer, continuity equation, laminar and turbulent flow, Bernoulli’s equation, centrifugal pumps and hydraulics as utilized by technicians.  (This does not count as a lab science course.)

PH 113V                      Fundamentals of Vacuum Technology
3 Credit Hours
This course will provide students with the fundamentals of vacuum technology in order to understand vacuum theory.  (This does not count as a lab science course.)

PH 114                         General Physics I
4 Credit Hours
(NMCCNS PHYS 1114)
The course content involves the principles of mechanics and heat. This course meets the requirements of pre-medical, pre-dental, and technician majors. Concurrent enrollment in PH 114CL (laboratory) is required.  Prerequisites: MA 113 and MA 123 or consent of instructor

PH 114A                      Astronomy
4 Credit Hours
(NMCCNS ASTR 1113/1111)
The observations, theories, and methods of astronomy in relation to the major areas of astronomy (Planetary, Solar, Stellar, and Galactic) will be covered in this course.  This is a course intended for non-science majors.   Concurrent enrollment in PH 114AL (laboratory) is required.

PH 114C                      Introduction to Physics
4 Credit Hours
This is a survey of mechanics, electricity/magnetism, and modern physics. This course is focused for the non-science student. The conceptual aspects of physics will be explored, as well as the famous scientists and their theories. A minimum amount of mathematics will be used in the course. Real world experiments and simple experiments will make the concepts clearer to the student. This course is for non-science majors.

PH 124                         General Physics II
4 Credit Hours
(NMCCNS PHYS 1124)
This course is a continuation of PH 114, with a study of magnetism, electricity, sound, and light. Concurrent enrollment in PH 124L (laboratory) is required.  Prerequisite: PH 114

PH 191-296 (A-Z)       Special Topic
Special topics are offered occasionally and the selection is different every semester. Special Topic courses do not repeat material presented by regular semester courses.  The purpose of special topics is to provide students with new, one-time, and developing courses. The specific topic is announced each semester.

PH 214                         Engineering Physics I
4 Credit Hours
(NMCCNS PHYS 1214)
The principles of applications of mechanics and wave motion are covered in this course. It is for majors in physics, chemistry, mathematics, and pre-engineering.  Concurrent enrollment in PH 214L (laboratory) is required.  Prerequisite: MA 144 or consent of instructor.

PH 224                           Engineering Physics II
4 Credit Hours
(NMCCNS PHYS 1224)
This is a continuation of PH 214, with a study of the principles and applications of heat, electricity, and magnetism. Concurrent enrollment in PH 224L (laboratory) is required.  Prerequisite: PH 214
PS 113                          Introduction to Psychology
3 Credit Hours
(NMCCNS PSYC 1113)
This is an introduction to the science of human behavior and surveys topics including learning, motivation, physiological, personality, and abnormal psychology. This is basic to all succeeding courses in psychology.

PS 113A                        College Success
3 Credit Hours
This is an introduction to college life and surveys topics from policies and procedures to career exploration. This course outlines strategies the student can use to achieve a successful college experience. The emphasis is on the attainment of superior personal and academic skills. (This class will not count as a Social and Behavioral Sciences requirement in the General Education core requirements.)

PS 191-296 (A-Z)        Special Topic
Special topics are offered occasionally and the selection is different every semester. Special Topic courses do not repeat material presented by regular semester courses.  The purpose of special topics is to provide students with new, one-time, and developing courses. The specific topic is announced each semester.

PS 213                          Child Psychology
3 Credit Hours
This course is a study of the physiological, psychological, and social development from conception to adolescence. Basic theories, research, and practical applications will be connected to student lives.

PS 213A                       Psychology of Adjustment
3 Credit Hours
This course surveys the responses people have to conflict, stress, and frustration. Emphasis is placed on methods of adaptation, adjustment and coping with range of response from normal to abnormal.

PS 213B                        Human Relations
3 Credit Hours
This course is an introduction to the behavioral sciences as they apply to management. It includes a study of individual behavior as it relates to leadership traits,
individual behavior in organizations, and related subjects of motivation and leadership. There is also a consideration of perceptions, attitudes, and values as they affect management decisions and actions.

PS 213F                        Educational Psychology (same as ED 213F)
3 Credit Hours
This is an introduction to the principles of educational psychology for use by teachers. This includes a study of various ways to apply educational psychology concepts and principles for working with students in the classroom and meet the complex challenges of teaching. This course is the equivalent to ED 213F.

PS 223                          Adolescent Psychology
3 Credit Hours
This course will examine the individual’s physical, psychological, and social development during the adolescent years by studying basic theories, research, and cultural influence.  Prerequisite: PS 113 Introduction to Psychology or consent of instructor

PS 223A                       Psychology of Lifespan
3 Credit Hours
This course surveys physical, motor, emotional, cognitive, social, and personality development through the lifespan. This course examines hereditary and environmental influences throughout the lifespan.  Prerequisite: PS 113 Introduction to Psychology or consent of instructor

PS 223B                        Human Growth & Development
3 Credit Hours
This course encompasses the sociocultural, environmental, spiritual, and religious influences on the person and the family. This course also introduces the student to the concept of family and provides an overview of the theories of human development. Focus is on family development and relationships, physiologic concepts, and psychological concepts from conception to death.
RW  113A                     Introduction to Radiological Control
3 Credit Hours
This course is an introduction to radiological control, and it includes the mathematical fundamentals required for certification in the nuclear industry, as well as unit analysis, conversion, nuclear physics, and sources of radiation.

RW 123                         Fundamentals of Radiological Control
3 Credit Hours
This course will introduce students to radiological control, physical sciences and ALARA (As-Low-As-Reasonable-Achieveable) principles. This course covers mathematical fundamentals, nuclear physics, sources of radiation, and radiation exposure and control.

RW 133                        Standards & Theory of Radiological Control
3 Credit Hours
This course will introduce students to radiological protection standards, ALARA (As-Low-As-Reasonably-Achievable) principles, external and internal exposure control, and radiation detection theory. This course covers the fundamentals required for certification in the nuclear industry.

RW 191-296 (A-Z)      Special Topic
Special topics are offered occasionally and the selection is different every semester. Special Topic courses do not repeat material presented by regular semester courses.  The purpose of special topics is to provide students with new, one-time, and developing courses. The specific topic is announced each semester.

RW 213A                     Radiological Monitoring & Protection
3 Credit Hours
This course introduces students to radiological instrumentation and transportation. This course covers radiation survey methods and emergency procedures.

RW  223                       Radiological Transportation & Emergencies
3 Credit Hours
This course introduces students to shipment and receipt of radioactive material, radiological incidents and emergencies, personnel decontamination, and radiological considerations for first aid. This course covers fundamentals required for certification in the nuclear industry.

RW 223A                     Radiological Instrumentation
3 Credit Hours
This course introduces students to radiation survey methods, contamination monitoring, air sampling equipment, and counting room equipment. This course covers fundamentals required for certification in the nuclear industry. 
RE 113                           World Religion
3 Credit Hours
This is a survey course of the historical origins, beliefs, and current trends of major, contemporary, and world religions. Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Judaism, Islam, and Christianity will be included in this introductory course.

RE 191-296 (A-Z)       Special Topic
Special topics are offered occasionally and the selection is different every semester. Special Topic courses do not repeat material presented by regular semester courses.  The purpose of special topics is to provide students with new, one-time, and developing courses. The specific topic is announced each semester.
SL 113                           American Sign Language I
3 Credit Hours
This course is an introduction to communication methods used by the deaf that includes non-verbal communication development of 700 basic signs and beginning American Sign Language (ASL). The course is designed to introduce ASL, a visual-gestural language, used by the deaf community in the United States and Canada. The focus will be on the development of grammar vocabulary, and culturally-appropriate uses of ASL through natural everyday conversational situations. Communicative competence in ASL ultimately depends upon one’s ability to satisfactorily progress through structured activities. This course is intended for students who have not previously studied ASL or want to maintain proficiency in their sign language skills.

SL 123                           American Sign Language II
3 Credit Hours
This course is an continuation of SL 113 and focuses on advanced development of skills learned in the introductory course.  Prerequisite: SL 113 or approval of instructor

SL 191-296 (A-Z)        Special Topic
Special topics are offered occasionally and the selection is different every semester. Special Topic courses do not repeat material presented by regular semester courses.  The purpose of special topics is to provide students with new, one-time, and developing courses. The specific topic is announced each semester. 
SO 191-296 (A-Z)        Special Topic
Special topics are offered occasionally and the selection is different every semester. Special Topic courses do not repeat material presented by regular semester courses.  The purpose of special topics is to provide students with new, one-time, and developing courses. The specific topic is announced each semester.

SO 213                           General Sociology
3 Credit Hours
(NMCCNS SOCI 1113)
This is an introductory review of the history of sociology using the major sociological principles for emphasis on personality and human behavior as a product of group life.  Organization of society, population, the community, cultural life, and other factors of social life are all studied in this course.

SO 223                           Social Problems
3 Credit Hours
(NMCCNS SOCI 2113)
This course includes social problems with analysis of the social principles in group living as well as individual problems arising from social class, social disorganization,
and maladjustment.  It includes causes, effects, and remedial measures.

SO 223C                       Criminology
3 Credit Hours
This course is a study of criminal behavior within society. Definitions, trends, theories, treatments, control of crime in addition to its victims are all examined within
the framework of the criminal justice system.

SO 223W                      Marriage and the Family
3 Credit Hours
This course is a study of the social context of the modern family. Emphasis is placed on parenting techniques, as well as psychological traits of a healthy family. Care is given to ascertain the social factors that influence mate selection and mate compatibility of relationships.

SO 233                          Race & Ethnic Relations
3 Credit Hours
This course will provide a sociological analysis of the status of the major racial and ethnic groups in the United States from the viewpoint of the major sociological perspectives.
SP 114                         Beginning Spanish I
4 Credit Hours
(NMCCNS SPAN 1114)
Beginning Spanish I is a course that provides a conversational approach to language acquisition to teach vocabulary and comprehension. This course allows beginning language learners to hear Spanish and experience its cultural diversity. This course provides development of speaking, reading, writing, and comprehension in Spanish with careful attention given to grammar and pronunciation. This course contains a lecture and lab component.

SP 124                           Beginning Spanish II
4 Credit Hours
(NMCCNS SPAN 1124)
Beginning Spanish II is a continuation of SP 114. The conversational approach to language acquisition is used to provide students the opportunity to increase their fluency in Spanish. This course provides development of vocabulary, conversation, reading, and grammar with careful attention given to pronunciation. This course contains a lecture and lab component.  Prerequisite:  SP 114

SP 191-296 (A-Z)       Special Topic
Special topics are offered occasionally and the selection is different every semester. Special Topic courses do not repeat material presented by regular semester courses.  The purpose of special topics is to provide students with new, one-time, and developing courses. The specific topic is announced each semester.
SE 113                           Interpersonal Communications
3 Credit Hours
(NMCCNS COMM 1213)
Interpersonal Communication is a course centered upon the study of human communication. Specific emphasis is given to the analysis of the process of verbal and non-verbal exchanges in relationships.

SE 123                           Public Speaking
3 Credit Hours
(NMCCNS COMM 1113)
This class is an introductory study in the theory and practice of oral discourse, including the preparation, presentation, and evaluation of public speeches. Students will present speeches intended to emphasize particular elements of rhetorical theory and fundamental skill areas for informative, persuasive, and extemporaneous speaking.
SE 133                          Introduction to Social Media
3 Credit Hours
This course develops knowledge and skills needed to understand, critique, and implement communication strategies using social media platforms. Course content focuses on professional and ethical use of social media. Topics includes: history of social media, critical analysis of relationships between social media and audiences, and relationships with traditional media, as well as using strategic communication in personal and professional settings. Students will develop projects for nonprofit organizations.

SE 191-296 (A-Z)        Special Topic
Special topics are offered occasionally and the selection is different every semester. Special Topic courses do not repeat material presented by regular semester courses.  The purpose of special topics is to provide students with new, one-time, and developing courses. The specific topic is announced each semester.
Transitional study courses cannot be used to satisfy graduation requirements.

TS 103C                       Basic English Skills
3 Credit hours
This course is designed for students who need additional practice and background in basic English writing. The focus will be on helping students build competence in sentence mechanics and grammar. Skills developed in this course will provide a foundation needed to succeed in TS 113A Review of English I. This course cannot be substituted for any of the English requirements that lead to an associate degree. Enrollment in this course is based upon attainment of an appropriate score on a placement exam. The student must attain a grade of C or better to advance.

TS 113                          Developmental Reading
3 Credit hours
This course is designed to help students improve their reading skills. The goals of Developmental Reading include increased comprehension, vocabulary, and the student’s ability to remember what they have read. These skills and strategies provide a foundation needed to succeed in other college classes which require college-level textbook reading. The student must attain a grade of “C” or better to advance.  Prerequisites: TS 103A Basic Reading I or appropriate score on placement exam

TS 113A                        Review of English I
3 Credit hours
This course is designed to assist those students whose ability level in writing requires practice and background development. It provides a review of grammar as well as the teaching of the fundamentals of idea development, support, and organization. This course cannot be substituted for any of the English requirements that lead to an associate degree. The student must attain a grade of C or better to advance.  Prerequisite: TS 103C Basic English Skills or attainment of an appropriate score on a placement exam

TS 113C                        Review of English II
3 Credit hours
This course is a continuation of TS 113A Review of English I and builds upon the foundations of usage and of sentence skills. Students will have the opportunity to strengthen their writing ability with the development, support, and organization of ideas using the five paragraph essay. This course cannot be substituted for any of the English requirements that lead to an associate degree. The student must attain a grade of C or better to advance. Prerequisite: TS 113A Review of English I or attainment of an appropriate score on a placement test

TS 113E                           Basic Mathematics
3 Credit hours
This course develops the skills and concepts of arithmetic for students needing to strengthen their mathematical background. The course includes problem solving using whole numbers, fractions, decimals, percentages, and variables. Coverage will also emphasize equation solving, finding areas and volumes, and the conversion of measures. This course will be taught using lecture, cooperative learning, demonstrations, supervised problem solving, and computer problem sets. This course does not fulfill the mathematics requirements for any of the associate degrees.

TS 113F                        Elementary Algebra
3 Credit hours
This course develops skills and concepts of algebra for students with little background in algebra. This course includes properties of real numbers, principles of addition and multiplication, solving linear inequalities, problems with two unknowns, graphing linear equations, exponent rules, scientific notation, operations on polynomials, factoring, compound inequalities and solving equalities and inequalities involving absolute value. This course does not fulfill the mathematics requirements for any of the associate degrees.  Prerequisite: TS 113E or an appropriate score on a placement exam

TS 116                           English as a Second Language I
6 Credit Hours
English as a Second Language I is designed to teach English to the non-native speaker and is based on the development of oral language skills and interaction strategies.  Emphasis will be given to English pronunciation, grammar, and intonation, as well as to idiomatic English expression.

TS 123                          Reading Improvement
3 Credit Hours
This course is designed to help students improve their reading skills. The goals include increased comprehension, vocabulary, and the student’s ability to remember what they have read. These skills and strategies provide a foundation needed to succeed in other college classes which require college-level textbook reading. The student must attain a grade of “C” or better to advance.  Prerequisite: TS 113 Developmental Reading or appropriate score on a placement exam

TS 126                          English as a Second Language II
6 Credit Hours
English as a Second Language II is a continuation of TS 116. The emphasis of this course is on academic writing skills and the grammar of written and spoken English.  Prerequisite: TS 116

TRNS 114                    Field Experience for Operator Assistant
4 Credit Hours
This course will provide work experience with a cooperating petroleum based company.  Students will work as a trainee under the supervision of an experienced operator.  This course is intended for students seeking a Certificate in Transportation and Petroleum Safety and who are sponsored by a participating company. 

TRNS 115                    Introduction to Petroleum Safety
3 Credit Hours
This course will provide an overview of oil and gas safety practices for operator assistants. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be certified by the Petroleum Education Council (PEC)

TRNS 123A                  Basic Operational Theory/Unsponsored
3 Credit Hours
This course will cover the fundamentals of control systems, hours of service requirements, trip planning, public and employer relations, accident procedures, defensive driving techniques, written commercial driver’s licensing needs, and state and federal regulations governing the professional truck driver.  Prerequisites: Student must be at least 18 years of age and successfully passed a Department of Transportation (DOT) Drug Screen and Physical

TRNS 123B                  Basic Operational Theory/Sponsored
3 Credit Hours
This course will cover the fundamentals of control systems, hours of service requirements, trip planning, public and employer relations, accident procedures, defensive driving techniques, written commercial driver’s licensing needs and state and federal regulations governing the professional truck driver. To register for this course, students must be sponsored by a participating company.  Prerequisites: Student must be at least 18 years of age and successfully passed a Department of Transportation (DOT) Drug Screen and Physical Exam.

TRNS 124A                 Operator Skills Lab / Unsponsored
4 Credit Hours
This laboratory experience covers on-the-range vehicle inspection, basic control, shifting, backing, coupling and uncoupling, hazard perception, visual search, speed and space management, preventive maintenance, and cargo handling.  Students will practice skills to cope with hazards of the roadway environment. The lab is scheduled during the day, evening, and night hours and includes driving on urban roadways, rural roadways, and interstates. Prerequisites: Student must be at least 18 years of age and successfully passed a Department of Transportation (DOT) Drug Screen and Physical

TRNS 124B                 Operator Skills Lab / Sponsored
4 Credit Hours
This laboratory experience covers on-the-range vehicle inspection, basic control, shifting, backing, coupling and uncoupling, hazard perception, visual search, speed
and space management, preventive maintenance, and cargo handling for individuals who are sponsored by a participating company. Students will practice skills to cope with hazards of the roadway environment.  The lab is scheduled during the day, evening, and night hours and includes driving on urban roadways, rural roadways, and interstates.  Prerequisites: Student must be at least 18 years of age and successfully passed a Department of Transportation (DOT) Drug Screen and Physical

TRNS 191-296 (A-Z) Special Topic
Special topics are offered occasionally and the selection is different every semester. Special Topic courses do not repeat material presented by regular semester courses.  The purpose of special topics is to provide students with new, one-time, and developing courses. The specific topic is announced each semester. 
WE 112B                      Blueprint Reading for Welders
2 Credit Hours
This course consists of an in-depth study of drawings and industrial blueprints, and the format, terminology, and information included in industrial drawings and blueprints. Students are required to read and interpret standard welding symbols, blueprints, and written specifications that are used in the layout and fabrication of welded structures.

WE 113D                     Destructive Testing
3 Credit Hours
This course introduces students to a study of nomenclature, testing processes, equipment, and materials used in destructive testing. Studied procedures include guided bend, tension, impact, nick-break, and stress testing on ferrous and nonferrous material.  Prerequisite or co-requisite: WE 114

WE 113E                      Basic Electrical Theory
3 Credit Hours
This course will provide students with the fundamentals of electrical terminology, units of measurement, voltage production methods, electrical symbols, battery terminology and hazards, voltage regulators, and transformers. It also covers circuits, electrical test equipment, and an introduction to National Electrical Code. Students will also be introduced to basic safety rules and regulations for electricians.

WE 113M                     Basic Metallurgy & Welding
3 Credit Hours
This course includes a study of ferrous and nonferrous metals from ore to the finished products. Emphasis is placed on metal alloys, heat-treating, hard surfacing, welding techniques, forging, foundry processes, and mechanical properties of metal including hardness, machinability, and ductility. Technical terms used in the various phases of metallurgy, from early history to classification of steel, are covered.  Prerequisite or co-requisite: WE 114

WE 114                        Introduction to Welding
4 Credit Hours
This course introduces students to the fundamentals of welding, cutting, brazing, and soldering. Students will receive instruction in safety and operational procedures for Oxy-Acetylene welding and cutting equipment, arc welding equipment, and various other shop tools and equipment. Students will perform basic welding, cutting, brazing, and soldering exercises with Oxy-Acetylene and welding with Arc welding equipment.

WE 123S                      Job Estimating
3 Credit Hours
This class includes a study of the skills necessary to generate time, labor, and cost estimates for specific welding projects. Students will be required to identify, explain, and interpret weld symbols, identify structure shapes, calculate measurements, interpret blueprints, read detail drawings, and calculate dimensions and materials in order to produce accurate welding project cost estimates.

WE 124                            Advanced Welding
4 Credit Hours
This course includes shielded metal-arc welding in the horizontal, vertical, and overhead positions. Pipe welding layout procedures and arc welding of basic pipe joints are covered. 
Prerequisite: WE 114

WE 191-296 (A-Z)      Special Topic
Special topics are offered occasionally and the selection is different every semester. Special Topic courses do not repeat material presented by regular semester courses.  The purpose of special topics is to provide students with new, one-time, and developing courses. The specific topic is announced each semester.

WE 214                        Inert Gas Welding
4 Credit Hours
Students are required to practice inert gas welding processes on aluminum, mild steel, and stainless steel with Metal Inert Gas (MIG), which is also called Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW), and Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) which is also called Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW).  Prerequisite: WE 114

WE 223N                     Non-Destructive Testing
3 Credit Hours
This course includes information on nomenclature, testing processes, equipment, and materials used in Non-Destructive Testing (NDT). Procedures include visual, ultrasound, dye-penetrate, and magnetic particle testing on ferrous and nonferrous material. Explanations of radiographic (x-ray), hydrostatic, and pneumatic processes are included.  Prerequisite or Corequisite: WE 114

WE 223P                      Pipe Welding
3 Credit Hours
This course includes shielded metal-arc welding in the horizontal, vertical, and overhead positions. Industrial pipe layout and fabrication and arc welding of basic pipe joints are covered. Students will practice cutting with a plasma cutting torch and welding in different positions from IG through 6G.  Prerequisites: WE 114

WE 224                            Advanced Theory & Practice
4 Credit Hours
This class is the capstone course for the NMJC welding program. Students are required to design and construct projects using several approved welding process to demonstrate the ability to analyze welding problems and to make decisions that use the most economical and practical welding process for the given task. This course concentrates on the advanced study of materials and methods, including joint work, adhering to specifications, fabrication of equipment, and completion of special projects.

WE 224A                      Advanced Welding Fabrication & Project
4 Credit Hours
This course is designed to give advanced practice in individual project development, layout, and fabrication. The course may be repeated for credit, but may only be counted once by degree-seeking students.  Prerequisites: WE 114, WE 124

WE 243C                     Welding Cooperative Work Experience
3 Credit Hours
This course includes various codes and standards that are used in welding and fabrication. API is the standard for all pipe used by companies in the oil industry.  ASME coding includes the use of vessels, pressure, and structural needs for the power plants, nuclear plants, and water power dams.  AWS includes D-11, the standards forstructural welding.  Prerequisites: WE 114

WE 244                        Welding Cooperative Work Experience
4 Credit Hours
The welding co-operative work experience is designed to offer an internship within the industry setting for welding. Students will work under the supervision of an approved professional / specialist in the welding field. A member of the New Mexico Junior College faculty will act as coordinator between and company, and will monitor the internship.  A minimum of 180 work hours on the job site is required for successful completion of the course during the semester or the work period. Prerequisite:  WE 124 and the consent of the instructor and the company.