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CTS-135: Integrated Software Intro

This course instructs students in the Windows or Linux based program suites for word processing, spreadsheet, database, personal information manager, and presentation software. This course prepares students for introductory level skills in database, spreadsheet, personal information manager, word processing, and presentation applications to utilize data sharing. Upon completion, students should be able to design and integrate data at an introductory level to produce documents using multiple technologies.

Course Prerequisites:
Take CTI-120(S22511) or CIS-110(S21058); Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:4
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:4
Clinic Credits:0

CTS-155: Tech Support Functions

This course introduces a variety of diagnostic and instructional tools that are used to evaluate the performance of technical support technologies. Emphasis is placed on technical support management techniques and support technologies. Upon completion, students should be able to determine the best technologies to support and solve actual technical support problems.

Course Prerequisites:
Take NOS-110(S20980); Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:2
Clinic Credits:0

CTS-210: Computer Ethics

This course introduces the student to current legal and ethical issues in the computer/engineering field. Topics include moral reasoning, ethical standards, intellectual property, social issues, encryption, software piracy, constitutional issues, and public policy in related matters. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the moral and social responsibilities and public policy issues facing an industry.

Course Prerequisites:
Take CIS-110(S21058) NET-125(S24501) SEC-110(S23204) or CTI-120(S22511); Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:3
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:0

CTS-220: Advanced Hardware/Software Support

This course provides advanced knowledge and competencies in hardware and operating system technologies for computer technicians to support personal computers. Emphasis is placed on: configuring and upgrading; diagnosis and troubleshooting; as well as preventive maintenance of hardware and system software. Upon completion, students should be able to install, configure, diagnose, perform preventive maintenance, and maintain basic networking on personal computers.

Course Prerequisites:
Take CTS-120(S23679); Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:3
Clinic Credits:0

CTS-225: Spreadsheet Data Analysis

This course presents basic and advanced techniques for data analysis and management using electronic spreadsheets. Topics include an overview of spreadsheet analytics, terminology, model preparation, and analytical techniques. Upon completion, students should be able to develop reliable and effective quantitative data models and reports to support analysis and decision-making for common business systems.

Course Prerequisites:
None
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:2
Clinic Credits:0

CTS-230: Advanced Spreadsheet

This course covers advanced spreadsheet design and development. Topics include advanced functions and statistics, charting, macros, databases, and linking. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competence in designing complex spreadsheets.

Course Prerequisites:
Take CTS-130(S21000); Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:2
Clinic Credits:0

CTS-235: Integrated Software Advanced

This course provides strategies to perform data transfer among software programs. Emphasis is placed on data interchange among word processors, spreadsheets, presentation graphics, databases and communications products. Upon completion, students should be able to integrate data to produce documents using multiple technologies.

Course Prerequisites:
Take CTS-135(S21001); Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:4
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:4
Clinic Credits:0

CTS-240: Project Management

This course introduces computerized project management software. Topics include identifying critical paths, cost management, and problem solving. Upon completion, students should be able to plan a complete project and project time and costs accurately.

Course Prerequisites:
None
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:2
Clinic Credits:0

CTS-255: Advanced Tech Support Functions

This course introduces a variety of diagnostic and instructional tools that are used to evaluate the performance of technical support technologies. Topics include technical support management techniques, evaluation, and methods of deployment for technical support technologies. Upon completion, students should be able to determine the best technologies to support and solve more complex technical support problems.

Course Prerequisites:
Take CTS-155; Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:2
Clinic Credits:0

CTS-272: Desktop Support: Applications

This course is designed to prepare students for a foundation in Desktop Support certification in office productivity applications. Emphasis is placed on developing proficiency in the end-user support skills, processes, and procedures necessary to correctly support office productivity products. Upon completion, students should be able to prepare for industry-level certification and utilize advanced support tools toward resolving office productivity end-user problems.

Course Prerequisites:
Take NOS-130(S24397); Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:2
Clinic Credits:0

CTS-285: Systems Analysis & Design

This course introduces established and evolving methodologies for the analysis, design, and development of an information system. Emphasis is placed on system characteristics, managing projects, prototyping, CASE/OOM tools, and systems development life cycle phases. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze a problem and design an appropriate solution using a combination of tools and techniques.

Course Prerequisites:
Take 1 group; Option: Take CTI-110(S22510) CTS-115(S20996); Option: Take CIS-115(S24352) CTS-115(S20996); Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:3
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:0

CTS-288: Professional Practices in IT

This course provides students with the business skills needed for success in the information technology field. Topics include portfolio development, resume design, interviewing techniques and professional practices. Upon completion, students should be able to prepare themselves and their work for a career in the information technology field.

Course Prerequisites:
None
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:2
Clinic Credits:0

CTS-289: System Support Project

This course provides an opportunity to complete a significant support project with minimal instructor assistance. Emphasis is placed on written and oral communication skills, project definition, documentation, installation, testing, presentation, and user training. Upon completion, students should be able to complete a project from the definition phase through implementation.

Course Prerequisites:
Take CTI-110(S22510) CTI-120(S22511) CTS-115(S20996); Take previously. Required.Take CTI-110(S22510) CTI-120(S22511) NOS-120(S24396) NOS-130(S24397) CTS-115(S20996); Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:1
Lab Credits:4
Clinic Credits:0

CUL-110: Sanitation and Safety

This course introduces the basic principles of sanitation and safety relative to the hospitality industry. Topics include personal hygiene, sanitation and safety regulations, use and care of equipment, the principles of food-borne illness, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the content necessary for successful completion of a nationally recognized food/safety/sanitation exam.

Course Prerequisites:
None
Total Credits:2
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:0

CUL-112: Nutrition for Foodservice

This course covers the principles of nutrition and its relationship to the foodservice industry. Topics include personal nutrition fundamentals, weight management, exercise, nutritional adaptation/analysis of recipes/menus, healthy cooking techniques and marketing nutrition in a foodservice operation. Upon completion, students should be able to apply basic nutritional concepts to food preparation and selection.

Course Prerequisites:
Take CUL-110(S22835) CUL-140(S22844) or CUL-142(S22845); Take previously. Required.Take CUL-112A; Take either previously or concurrently. Required.
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:3
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:0

CUL-112A: Nutrition for Foodservice Lab

This course provides a laboratory experience for enhancing student skills in the principles of nutrition and its relationship to the foodservice industry. Emphasis is placed on personal nutrition fundamentals, weight management/exercise, nutritional adaptation/analysis of recipes/menus, healthy cooking techniques and marketing nutrition in a foodservice operation. Upon completion, students should be able to apply basic nutritional concepts to food preparation and selection.

Course Prerequisites:
Take CUL-112(S10923); Take either previously or concurrently. Required.Take CUL-110(S22835) CUL-140(S22844) or CUL-142(S22845); Take previously. Required.Take CUL-112(S22837); Take concurrently. Required.
Total Credits:1
Class Credits:0
Lab Credits:3
Clinic Credits:0

CUL-130: Menu Design

This course introduces menu design and its relationship to foodservice operations. Topics include layout, marketing, concept development, dietary concerns, product utilization, target consumers and trends. Upon completion, students should be able to design, create and produce menus for a variety of foodservice settings.

Course Prerequisites:
None
Total Credits:2
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:0

CUL-135: Food and Beverage Service

This course is designed to cover the practical skills and knowledge necessary for effective food and beverage service in a variety of settings. Topics include greeting/service of guests, dining room set-up, profitability, menu sales and merchandising, service styles and reservations. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competence in human relations and the skills required in the service of foods and beverages. Concepts and skills studied in this course will be applied in CUL 135A, Food and Beverage Service Lab.

Course Prerequisites:
Take CUL-110(S22835); Take previously. Required.Take CUL-135A(S22843); Take either previously or concurrently. Required.
Total Credits:2
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:0

CUL-135A: Food and Beverage Service Lab

This course provides a laboratory experience for enhancing student skills in effective food and beverage service. Emphasis is placed on practical experiences including greeting/service of guests, dining room set-up, profitability, menu sales and merchandising, service styles and reservations. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate practical applications of human relations and the skills required in the service of foods and beverages.

Course Prerequisites:
Take CUL-135(S10202); Take either previously or concurrently. Required.
Total Credits:1
Class Credits:0
Lab Credits:2
Clinic Credits:0

CUL-140: Culinary Skills I

This course introduces the fundamental concepts, skills and techniques in basic cookery, and moist, dry and combination heat. Emphasis is placed on recipe conversion, measurements, terminology, classical knife cuts, safe food/equipment handling, flavorings/seasonings, stocks/sauces/soups, and related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to exhibit the basic cooking skills used in the foodservice industry.

Course Prerequisites:
Take CUL-110(S22835); Take either previously or concurrently. Required.
Total Credits:5
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:6
Clinic Credits:0

CUL-142: Fundamentals of Food

This course introduces the student to the basic principles of cooking, baking and kitchen operations. Topics include preparation methods for protein, starch, vegetable/fruit identification/selection, storage; breakfast cookery, breads, sweet dough/pastries, basic fabrication, knife skills, and mise en place. Upon completion, students should be able to execute efficiently a broad range of basic cooking/baking skills as they apply to different stations in foodservice operations.

Course Prerequisites:
Take CUL-110(S22835); Take either previously or concurrently. Required.
Total Credits:5
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:6
Clinic Credits:0

CUL-150: Food Science

This course covers the chemical and physical changes in foods that occur with cooking, handling, and processing. Emphasis is placed on practical application of heat transfer and its effect on color/flavor/texture, emulsification, protein coagulation, leavening agents, viscosity, and gel formation. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of these principles as they apply to food preparation in an experimental setting.

Course Prerequisites:
Take CUL-110(S22835) CUL-142(S22845) or CUL-140(S22844); Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:2
Class Credits:1
Lab Credits:2
Clinic Credits:0

CUL-160: Baking I

This course covers basic ingredients, techniques, weights and measures, baking terminology and formula calculations. Topics include yeast/chemically leavened products, laminated doughs, pastry dough batter, pies/tarts, meringue, custard, cakes and cookies, icings, glazes and basic sauces. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate proper scaling and measurement techniques, and prepare and evaluate a variety of bakery products.

Course Prerequisites:
Take CUL-110(S22835); Take either previously or concurrently. Required.Take CUL-140(S22844) or CUL-142(S22845); Take either previously or concurrently. Required.
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:1
Lab Credits:4
Clinic Credits:0

CUL-170: Garde Manger I

This course introduces basic cold food preparation techniques and pantry production. Topics include salads, sandwiches, appetizers, dressings, basic garnishes, cheeses, cold sauces, and related food items. Upon completion, students should be able to present a cold food display and exhibit an understanding of the cold kitchen and its related terminology.

Course Prerequisites:
Take CUL-110(S22835); Take either previously or concurrently. Required.Take CUL-140(S22844); Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:1
Lab Credits:4
Clinic Credits:0

CUL-214: Wine Appreciation

This course provides an introduction to information about wine from all the major wine producing regions. Emphasis is placed on the history of wine, production, characteristics, wine list development, laws, purchasing and storing requirements. Upon completion, students should be able to evaluate varietal wines and basic food pairings. Must be 21 years old or older to take this class.

Course Prerequisites:
None
Total Credits:2
Class Credits:1
Lab Credits:2
Clinic Credits:0

CUL-230: Global Cuisines

This course provides practical experience in the planning, preparation, and presentation of representative foods from a variety of world cuisines. Emphasis is placed on indigenous ingredients and customs, nutritional concerns, and cooking techniques. Upon completion, students should be able to research and execute a variety of international and domestic menus.

Course Prerequisites:
Take CUL-110(S11030) CUL-140(S12163); Take previously. Required.Take CUL-160(S22847) CUL-170(S22849) CUL-240(S24960) WBL-112; Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:5
Class Credits:1
Lab Credits:8
Clinic Credits:0

CUL-240: Culinary Skills II

This course is designed to further students' knowledge of the fundamental concepts, skills, and techniques involved in basic cookery. Emphasis is placed on meat identification/fabrication, butchery and cooking techniques/methods; appropriate vegetable/starch accompaniments; compound sauces; plate presentation; breakfast cookery; and quantity food preparation. Upon completion, students should be able to plan, execute, and successfully serve entrees with complementary side items.

Course Prerequisites:
Take 1 group; Option: Take CUL-110(S22835) CUL-140(S22844); Option: Take CUL-110(S22835) CUL-142(S22845) CUL-170(S22849); Take previously. Required.Take CUL-110(S22835) CUL-140(S22844); Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:5
Class Credits:1
Lab Credits:8
Clinic Credits:0

CUL-250: Classical Cuisine

This course is designed to reinforce the classical culinary kitchen. Topics include the working Grand Brigade of the kitchen, signature dishes and classical banquets. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competence in food preparation in a classical/upscale restaurant or banquet setting.

Course Prerequisites:
Take CUL-110(S22835) CUL-140(S22844) CUL-240(S22853); Take previously. Required.Take CUL-110(S22835) CUL-140(S22844) CUL-160(S22847) CUL-170(S22849) CUL-240(S22853); Take previously. Required.Take WBL-112; Take either previously or concurrently. Required.
Total Credits:5
Class Credits:1
Lab Credits:8
Clinic Credits:0

CUL-260: Baking II

This course is designed to further students' knowledge in ingredients, weights and measures, baking terminology and formula calculation. Topics include classical desserts, frozen desserts, cake and torte production, decorating and icings/glazes, dessert plating and presentation. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate pastry preparation, plating, and dessert buffet production skills.

Course Prerequisites:
Take CUL-110(S22835) CUL-160(S22847); Take previously. Required.Take CUL-110(S22835) CUL-160(S22847); Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:1
Lab Credits:4
Clinic Credits:0

CUL-270: Garde Manger II

This course is designed to further students' knowledge in basic cold food preparation techniques and pantry production. Topics include pates, terrines, galantines, decorative garnishing skills, carving, charcuterie, smoking, canapes, hors d'oeuvres, and related food items. Upon completion, students should be able to design, set up, and evaluate a catering/event display to include a cold buffet with appropriate showpieces.

Course Prerequisites:
Take CUL-110(S22835) CUL-140(S22844) CUL-170(S22849); Take previously. Required.Take CUL-110(S22835) CUL-140(S22844) CUL-170(S22849); Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:1
Lab Credits:4
Clinic Credits:0

CUL-287: Cultural Experience

This course is designed to provide the background cultural information necessary for students to maximize a cultural experience. Emphasis is placed on language skills, culture, culinary traditions and cuisines, and an appreciation of the local history. Upon completion, students should exhibit an understanding of the unique character of the studied culture, specifically those relating to culinary arts.

Course Prerequisites:
Take CUL-110(S11030) CUL-140(S12163) CUL-240(S13191); Take previously. Required.Take CUL-110(S22835) CUL-140(S22844) CUL-240(S22853); Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:2
Clinic Credits:0

DBA-110: Database Concepts

This course introduces database design and creation using a DBMS product. Emphasis is placed on data dictionaries, normalization, data integrity, data modeling, and creation of simple tables, queries, reports, and forms. Upon completion, students should be able to design and implement normalized database structures by creating simple database tables, queries, reports, and forms.

Course Prerequisites:
None
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:3
Clinic Credits:0

DBA-115: Database Applications

This course applies concepts learned in DBA 110 to a specific DBMS. Topics include manipulating multiple tables, advanced queries, screens and reports, linking, and command files. Upon completion, students should be able to create multiple table systems that demonstrate updates, screens, and reports representative of industry requirements.

Course Prerequisites:
Take DBA-110; Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:2
Clinic Credits:0

DBA-120: Database Programming I

This course is designed to develop SQL programming proficiency. Emphasis is placed on data definition, data manipulation, and data control statements as well as on report generation. Upon completion, students should be able to write programs which create, update, and produce reports.

Course Prerequisites:
None
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:2
Clinic Credits:0

DBA-125: Database Reporting

This course provides a survey of the tools used in designing, creating and publishing database reports. Topics include both relational and XML datasets. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the different tools and frameworks used for database reporting.

Course Prerequisites:
Take DBA-120; Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:2
Clinic Credits:0

DBA-130: Introduction to Nosql Databases

This course introduces large scale data oriented web solutions on noSQL Databases. Topics include the advantages of developing and implementing noSQL Database systems. Upon completion, students should be able to design, develop, implement, and administer noSQL Database structures on business environments.

Course Prerequisites:
Take CTI-110(S22510); Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:2
Clinic Credits:0

DBA-210: Database Administration

This course covers database administration issues and distributed database concepts. Topics include database administrator (DBA) goals and functions, backup and recovery, standards and procedures, training, and database security and performance evaluations. Upon completion, students should be able to produce functional DBA documentation and administer a database.

Course Prerequisites:
Take DBA-120; Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:3
Clinic Credits:0

DBA-220: Oracle Database Programming II

This course is designed to enhance programming skills developed in DBA 120. Topics include application development with GUI front-ends and embedded programming. Upon completion, students should be able to develop an Oracle DBMS application which includes a GUI front-end and report generation.

Course Prerequisites:
Take DBA-120; Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:2
Clinic Credits:0

DBA-221: SQL Server Database Programming II

This course is designed to enhance programming skills developed in DBA 120. Topics include application development with GUI front-ends and embedded programming. Upon completion, students should be able to develop a SQL Server DBMS application which includes a GUI front-end and report generation.

Course Prerequisites:
Take DBA-120; Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:2
Clinic Credits:0

DBA-223: MySQL Database Programming II

This course is designed to enhance programming skills developed in DBA 120. Topics include application development with GUI front-ends and embedded programming. Upon completion, students should be able to develop a MySQL DBMS application which includes a GUI front-end and report generation.

Course Prerequisites:
Take DBA-120; Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:2
Clinic Credits:0

DBA-224: SAS Database Programming II

This course is designed to enhance programming skills developed in DBA 120. Topics include application development with GUI front-ends and embedded programming. Upon completion, students should be able to develop a SAS DBMS application which includes a GUI front-end and report generation.

Course Prerequisites:
Take DBA-120; Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:2
Clinic Credits:0

DBA-230: Databases in Corporate Environments

This course covers database systems as they relate to the corporate environment. Topics include knowledge-based, decision-support, and expert systems; database choices; data warehousing; and corporate structure. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze and recommend database systems needed by a corporation.

Course Prerequisites:
Take DBA-120 DBA-240; Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:3
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:0

DBA-240: Database Analysis and Design

This course is an exploration of the established and evolving methodologies for the analysis, design, and development of a database system. Emphasis is placed on business data characteristics and usage, managing database projects, prototyping and modeling, and CASE tools. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze, develop, and validate a database implementation plan.

Course Prerequisites:
Take DBA-120; Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:3
Clinic Credits:0

DBA-260: Oracle Database Management System Admin

This course examines advanced Oracle database administration issues and distributed database concepts. Topics include backup and recovery, transporting of data between databases, database networking concepts, and resolution of database networking issues. Upon completion, students should be able to manage backup recovery and implement networked database solutions.

Course Prerequisites:
Take DBA-120 DBA-240; Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:2
Clinic Credits:0

DBA-261: SQL Server Database Management System Administration

This course examines advanced SQL Server database administration issues and distributed database concepts. Topics include backup and recovery, transporting of data between databases, database networking concepts, and resolution of database networking issues. Upon completion, students should be able to manage backup recovery and implement networked database solutions.

Course Prerequisites:
Take DBA-221; Take concurrently. Required.
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:2
Clinic Credits:0

DBA-285: Data Warehousing and Mining

This course introduces data warehousing and data mining techniques. Emphasis is placed on data warehouse design, data transference, data cleansing, retrieval algorithms, and mining techniques. Upon completion, students should be able to create, populate, and mine a data warehouse.

Course Prerequisites:
None
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:3
Clinic Credits:0

DDT-120: Teaching Developmental Disabled

This course covers teaching modalities which enhance learning among people with developmental disabilities. Topics include assessment, support strategies, writing behavioral strategies, teaching methods, and documentation. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competence in individual program plan development and implementation.

Course Prerequisites:
Take DDT-110; Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:3
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:0

DDT-210: DDT Health Issues

This course introduces the health and medical aspects of assisting people with developmental disabilities. Topics include universal precautions, medication, wellness, nutrition, human sexuality, and accessing medical services. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and implement strategies to promote wellness and manage chronic health conditions.

Course Prerequisites:
Take DDT-110; Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:3
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:0

DDT-220: Program Planning Process

This course covers the individual program planning process used in services for people with developmental disabilities. Topics include basic components and benefits of the process, the effect of values on outcomes, and group problem-solving methods. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of effective group process in program planning and the individual roles of team members.

Course Prerequisites:
None
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:3
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:0

DEN-100: Basic Orofacial Anatomy

This course provides a basic introduction to the structures of the head, neck, and oral cavity. Topics include tooth morphology, head and neck anatomy, histology, and embryology. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge of normal structures and development and how they relate to the practice of dental assisting.

Course Prerequisites:
None
Total Credits:2
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:0

DEN-101: Preclinical Procedures

This course provides instruction in procedures for the clinical dental assistant as specified by the North Carolina Dental Practice Act. Emphasis is placed on orientation to the profession, infection control techniques, instruments, related expanded functions, and diagnostic, operative, and specialty procedures. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate proficiency in clinical dental assisting procedures.

Course Prerequisites:
None
Total Credits:7
Class Credits:4
Lab Credits:6
Clinic Credits:0

DEN-102: Dental Materials

This course provides instruction in identification, properties, evaluation of quality, principles, and procedures related to manipulation and storage of operative and specialty dental materials. Emphasis is placed on the understanding and safe application of materials used in the dental office and laboratory. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate proficiency in the laboratory and clinical application of routinely used dental materials.

Course Prerequisites:
None
Total Credits:4
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:4
Clinic Credits:0

DEN-103: Dental Sciences

This course is a study of oral pathology, pharmacology, and dental office emergencies. Topics include oral pathological conditions, dental therapeutics, and management of emergency situations. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize abnormal oral conditions, identify classifications, describe actions and effects of commonly prescribed drugs, and respond to medical emergencies.

Course Prerequisites:
None
Total Credits:2
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:0

DEN-104: Dental Health Education

This course covers the study of preventive dentistry to prepare dental assisting students for the role of dental health educator. Topics include etiology of dental diseases, preventive procedures, and patient education theory and practice. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate proficiency in patient counseling and oral health instruction in private practice or public health settings.

Course Prerequisites:
None
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:2
Clinic Credits:0

DEN-105: Practice Management

This course provides a study of principles and procedures related to management of the dental practice. Emphasis is placed on maintaining clinical and financial records, patient scheduling, and supply and inventory control. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate fundamental skills in dental practice management.

Course Prerequisites:
None
Total Credits:2
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:0

DEN-106: Clinical Practice I

This course is designed to provide experience assisting in a clinical setting. Emphasis is placed on the application of principles and procedures of four-handed dentistry and laboratory and clinical support functions. Upon completion, students should be able to utilize classroom theory and laboratory and clinical skills in a dental setting.

Course Prerequisites:
Take DEN-101(S20496); Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:6
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:12

DEN-107: Clinical Practice II

This course is designed to increase the level of proficiency in assisting in a clinical setting. Emphasis is placed on the application of principles and procedures of four-handed dentistry and laboratory and clinical support functions. Upon completion, students should be able to combine theoretical and ethical principles necessary to perform entry-level skills including functions delegable to a DA II.

Course Prerequisites:
Take DEN-106(S14145); Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:5
Class Credits:1
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:12

DEN-110: Orofacial Anatomy

This course introduces the structures of the head, neck, and oral cavity. Topics include tooth morphology, head and neck anatomy, histology, and embryology. Upon completion, students should be able to relate the identification of normal structures and development to the practice of dental assisting and dental hygiene.

Course Prerequisites:
None
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:2
Clinic Credits:0

DEN-111: Infection/Hazard Control

This course introduces the infection and hazard control procedures necessary for the safe practice of dentistry. Topics include microbiology, practical infection control, sterilization and monitoring, chemical disinfectants, aseptic technique, infectious diseases, OSHA standards, and applicable North Carolina laws. Upon completion, students should be able to understand infectious diseases, disease transmission, infection control procedures, biohazard management, OSHA standards, and applicable North Carolina laws.

Course Prerequisites:
None
Total Credits:2
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:0

DEN-112: Dental Radiography

This course provides a comprehensive view of the principles and procedures of radiology as they apply to dentistry. Topics include techniques in exposing, processing, and evaluating radiographs, as well as radiation safety, quality assurance, and legal issues. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate proficiency in the production of diagnostically acceptable radiographs using appropriate safety precautions.

Course Prerequisites:
None
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:3
Clinic Credits:0

DEN-120: Dental Hygiene Preclinic Lecture

This course introduces preoperative and clinical dental hygiene concepts. Emphasis is placed on the assessment phase of patient care as well as the theory of basic dental hygiene instrumentation. Upon completion, students should be able to collect and evaluate patient data at a basic level and demonstrate knowledge of dental hygiene instrumentation.

Course Prerequisites:
Take DEN-121; Take either previously or concurrently. Required.
Total Credits:2
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:0

DEN-121: Dental Hygiene Preclinical Lab

This course provides the opportunity to perform clinical dental hygiene procedures discussed in DEN 120. Emphasis is placed on clinical skills in patient assessment and instrumentation techniques. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the ability to perform specific preclinical procedures.

Course Prerequisites:
Take DEN-120; Take either previously or concurrently. Required.
Total Credits:2
Class Credits:0
Lab Credits:6
Clinic Credits:0

DEN-123: Nutrition/Dental Health

This course introduces basic principles of nutrition with emphasis on nutritional requirements and their application to individual patient needs. Topics include the study of Federal Nutritional Guidelines, nutrient functions, Recommended Daily Allowances, Adequate Intake, Tolerable Upper Intake Level, Estimated Average Requirement, and related psychological principles. Upon completion, students should be able to recommend and counsel individuals on their food intake as related to their dental health.

Course Prerequisites:
None
Total Credits:2
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:0

DEN-124: Periodontology

This course provides an in-depth study of the periodontium, periodontal pathology, periodontal monitoring, and the principles of periodontal therapy. Topics include periodontal anatomy and a study of the etiology, classification, and treatment modalities of periodontal diseases. Upon completion, students should be able to describe, compare, and contrast techniques involved in periodontal/maintenance therapy, as well as patient care management.

Course Prerequisites:
Take DEN-110; Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:2
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:0

DEN-125: Dental Office Emergencies

This course provides a study of the management of dental office emergencies. Topics include methods of prevention, necessary equipment/drugs, medicolegal considerations, recognition and effective initial management of a variety of emergencies. Upon completion, the student should be able to recognize, assess and manage various dental office emergencies and activate advanced medical support when indicated.

Course Prerequisites:
None
Total Credits:1
Class Credits:0
Lab Credits:2
Clinic Credits:0

DEN-130: Dental Hygiene Theory I

This course is a continuation of the didactic dental hygiene concepts necessary for providing an oral prophylaxis. Topics include deposits/removal, instrument sharpening, patient education, fluorides, planning for dental hygiene treatment, charting, and clinical records and procedures. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge needed to complete a thorough oral prophylaxis.

Course Prerequisites:
Take DEN-120; Take previously. Required.Take DEN-131; Take either previously or concurrently. Required.
Total Credits:2
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:0

DEN-131: Dental Hygiene Clinic I

This course continues skill development in providing an oral prophylaxis. Emphasis is placed on treatment of the recall patients with gingivitis or light deposits. Upon completion, students should be able to assess these patients' needs and complete the necessary dental hygiene treatment.

Course Prerequisites:
Take DEN-121; Take previously. Required.Take DEN-130; Take either previously or concurrently. Required.
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:0
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:9

DEN-140: Dental Hygiene Theory II

This course introduces principles in treatment modification. Topics include modification of treatment for pain management and advanced radiographic interpretation. Upon completion, students should be able to differentiate necessary treatment modifications and radiographic abnormalities. null null

Course Prerequisites:
Take DEN-130; Take previously. Required.Take DEN-141; Take either previously or concurrently. Required.
Total Credits:1
Class Credits:1
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:0

DEN-141: Dental Hygiene Clinic II

This course continues skill development in providing an oral prophylaxis. Emphasis is placed on treatment of patients with early periodontal disease and subgingival deposits. Upon completion, students should be able to assess these patients' needs and complete the necessary dental hygiene treatment.

Course Prerequisites:
Take DEN-131; Take previously. Required.Take DEN-140(S14315); Take either previously or concurrently. Required.
Total Credits:2
Class Credits:0
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:6

DEN-220: Dental Hygiene Theory III

This course introduces advanced principles of patient care. Topics include advanced periodontal debridement, subgingival irrigation, air polishing, special needs and case presentations. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge of methods of treatment and management of periodontally compromised and special needs patients.

Course Prerequisites:
Take DEN-140(S14315); Take previously. Required.Take DEN-221; Take either previously or concurrently. Required.
Total Credits:2
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:0

DEN-221: Dental Hygiene Clinic III

This course continues skill development in providing an oral prophylaxis. Emphasis is placed on treatment of patients with moderate to advanced periodontal involvement and moderate deposits. Upon completion, students should be able to assess these patients' needs and complete the necessary dental hygiene treatment.

Course Prerequisites:
Take DEN-141; Take previously. Required.Take DEN-220(S11191); Take either previously or concurrently. Required.
Total Credits:4
Class Credits:0
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:12

DEN-222: General & Oral Pathology

This course provides a general knowledge of oral pathological manifestations associated with selected systemic and oral diseases. Topics include developmental and degenerative diseases, selected microbial diseases, specific and nonspecific immune and inflammatory responses with emphasis on recognizing abnormalities. Upon completion, students should be able to differentiate between normal and abnormal tissues and refer unusual findings to the dentist for diagnosis.

Course Prerequisites:
Take BIO-163 BIO-165 or BIO-168(S11555); Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:2
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:0

DEN-223: Dental Pharmacology

This course provides basic drug terminology, general principles of drug actions, dosages, routes of administration, adverse reactions, and basic principles of anesthesiology. Emphasis is placed on knowledge of drugs in overall understanding of patient histories and health status. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize that each patient's general health or drug usage may require modification of the treatment procedures.

Course Prerequisites:
Take BIO-163 BIO-165 or BIO-168(S11555); Take either previously or concurrently. Required.
Total Credits:2
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:0

DEN-224: Materials and Procedures

This course introduces the physical properties of materials and related procedures used in dentistry. Topics include restorative and preventive materials, fabrication of casts and appliances, and chairside functions of the dental hygienist. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate proficiency in the laboratory and/or clinical application of routinely used dental materials and chairside functions.

Course Prerequisites:
Take DEN-111; Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:2
Class Credits:1
Lab Credits:3
Clinic Credits:0

DEN-230: Dental Hygiene Theory IV

This course provides an opportunity to increase knowledge of the profession. Emphasis is placed on dental specialties, technological advances, and completion of a case study presentation. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge of various disciplines of dentistry, technological advances and principles of case presentations.

Course Prerequisites:
Take DEN-220(S11191); Take previously. Required.Take DEN-231; Take either previously or concurrently. Required.
Total Credits:1
Class Credits:1
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:0

DEN-231: Dental Hygiene Clinic IV

This course continues skill development in providing an oral prophylaxis. Emphasis is placed on periodontal maintenance and on treating patients with moderate to advanced/refractory periodontal disease. Upon completion, students should be able to assess these patients' needs and complete the necessary dental hygiene treatment.

Course Prerequisites:
Take DEN-221; Take previously. Required.Take DEN-230(S12882); Take either previously or concurrently. Required.
Total Credits:4
Class Credits:0
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:12

DEN-232: Community Dental Health

This course provides a study of the principles and methods used in assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating community dental health programs. Topics include epidemiology, research methodology, biostatistics, preventive dental care, dental health education, program planning, and financing and utilization of dental services. Upon completion, students should be able to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate a community dental health program.

Course Prerequisites:
None
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:3
Clinic Credits:0

DEN-233: Professional Development

This course includes professional development, ethics, and jurisprudence with applications to practice management. Topics include conflict management, state laws, resumes, interviews, and legal liabilities as health care professionals. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the ability to practice dental hygiene within established ethical standards and state laws.

Course Prerequisites:
None
Total Credits:2
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:0

DES-112: Building and Construction Systems

This course provides an overview of the residential construction process for the interior designer. Emphasis is placed on providing the fundamental knowledge needed by the designer in residential construction basics and methods, including electrical and lighting, plumbing, sustainability, mechanical and ventilation, and the building envelope. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate effective communication required for effective collaboration with architects, engineers, and building contractors.

Course Prerequisites:
Take ARC-111 ARC-114(S10248); Take either previously or concurrently. Required.
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:3
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:0

DES-125: Visual Presentation I

This course introduces visual presentation techniques for communicating ideas. Topics include drawing, perspective drawing, rendering and mixed media. Upon completion, students should be able to present a design concept through graphic media.

Course Prerequisites:
None
Total Credits:2
Class Credits:0
Lab Credits:6
Clinic Credits:0

DES-135: Principles and Elements of Design I

This course introduces the basic concepts and terminology of design as they relate to the design profession. Topics include line, pattern, space, mass, shape, texture, color, unity, variety, rhythm, emphasis, balance, proportion, scale, and function. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the principles covered through 2D and 3D exploration.

Course Prerequisites:
None
Total Credits:4
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:4
Clinic Credits:0

DES-138: Space Planning

This course covers the topics of space planning in both residential and commercial interiors. Emphasis placed on designing for the functionality of interiors through space planning. Upon completion, students should be able to graphically communicate space plans for a variety of interior types.

Course Prerequisites:
Take ARC-111 ARC-114(S10248); Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:3
Clinic Credits:0

DES-193A: Selected Topics in Interior Design

This course provides an opportunity to explore areas of current interest in specific program or discipline areas. Emphasis is placed on subject matter appropriate to the program or discipline. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the specific area of study.

Course Prerequisites:
Take ARC-111 ARC-114(S10248); Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:2
Clinic Credits:0

DES-210: Professional Practices for Interior Design

This course introduces contemporary business practices for interior design. Topics include employment skills, business formations, professional associations, preparation of professional contracts and correspondence, and means of compensation. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of basic business practices as they relate to the interior design profession.

Course Prerequisites:
None
Total Credits:2
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:0

DES-220: Interior Design Fundamentals

This course provides an introduction to the application of interior design principles. Emphasis is placed on spatial relationships, material selections, craftsmanship, and visual presentation techniques. Upon completion, students should be able to apply interior design principles and illustrate design solutions through visual communication.

Course Prerequisites:
Take 1 group; Option: Take DES-135(S10718) ARC-111; Option: Take DES-110(S10337); Option: Take DFT-115; Take previously. Required.Take ARC-114(S10248); Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:1
Lab Credits:6
Clinic Credits:0

DES-225: Textiles for Interiors

This course includes the study of textiles and their applications for a variety of interiors. Emphasis is placed on history, manufacturing processes, fiber characteristics, and residential and non-residential applications. Upon completion, students should be able to specify appropriate textiles.

Course Prerequisites:
None
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:2
Clinic Credits:0

DES-230: Residential Design I

This course includes principles of interior design for various residential design solutions. Emphasis is placed on visual presentation and selection of appropriate styles to meet specifications. Upon completion, students should be able to present scaled floor plans, elevations, specifications, color schemes finishes and furniture selection.

Course Prerequisites:
Take DES-220(S24228); Take either previously or concurrently. Required.Take DES-125(S24222) ARC-264(S22026) or GRD-151; Take either previously or concurrently. Required.
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:1
Lab Credits:6
Clinic Credits:0

DES-235: Products

This course provides an overview of interior products. Topics include floor coverings; wall coverings and finishes; ceilings, moldings, and furniture construction techniques; and other interior components. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and select appropriate materials and furnishings for interior spaces based on application.

Course Prerequisites:
Take DES-220(S24228); Take either previously or concurrently. Required.
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:2
Clinic Credits:0

DES-240: Commercial and Contract Design I

This course is designed to focus on commercial/contract design including retail, office, institutional, healthcare and hospitality design. Emphasis is placed on ADA requirements, building codes and standards, space planning, and selection of appropriate materials for non-residential interiors. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze design and present non-residential projects.

Course Prerequisites:
Take DES-220(S21676); Take previously. Required.Take DES-193A(L52494); Take previously. Required.Take DES-280(S24237) or ARC-131(S23274); Take either previously or concurrently. Required.
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:1
Lab Credits:6
Clinic Credits:0

DES-255: History of Interiors and Furnishings I

This course introduces architecture, interiors, and furnishings in a variety of historic styles from Prehistroic to Neoclassical. Emphasis is placed on vocabulary, chronology, and style recognition. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize, classify and describe major styles of furniture, interiors, and architecture.

Course Prerequisites:
None
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:3
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:0

DES-256: History of Interiors and Furnishings II

This course continues the study of architecture, interiors, and furnishings from a variety of historic styles from Colonial to Contemporary. Emphasis is placed on style recognition, vocabulary, and chronology. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize, classify and describe major styles of furniture, interiors, and exteriors.

Course Prerequisites:
None
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:3
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:0

DES-265: Lighting/Interior Design

This course introduces theory and contemporary concepts in lighting. Topics include light levels, light quality, lamps and fixtures, and their use and application in interior design. Upon completion, students should be able to visually communicate light concepts and requirements based on national standards and select solutions for specific lighting scenarios.

Course Prerequisites:
Take DES-135(S24225) ARC-111 ARC-114(S10248); Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:2
Class Credits:1
Lab Credits:2
Clinic Credits:0

DES-280: Codes and Standards/Interior Design

This course introduces standard building codes as they relate to interior design. Topics include state and federal codes and standards related to accessibility, fire codes, egress, occupancy, and plumbing requirements. Upon completion, students should be able to research and interpret and apply applicable codes.

Course Prerequisites:
Take DES-220(S24228); Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:3
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:0

DES-285: Capstone/Interior Design

This course provides additional studio time to investigate areas of special interest, upgrade weaknesses, and/or capitalize on strengths. Topics include a broad range of options, both residential and non-residential, combining individual research and instructional guidance. Upon completion, students should be able to complete the graphics, client folder, and all schedules for a professional project.

Course Prerequisites:
Take DES-230(S24230) DES-240(S24233); Take previously. Required.Take DES-210(S24227); Take either previously or concurrently. Required.
Total Credits:4
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:6
Clinic Credits:0

DES-286: Interior Design/Advanced

This course covers advanced techniques in designing either a residential or non-residential project: a residence, health care facility, retail establishment, or office complex. Emphasis is placed on the development of a total concept based on client profile and specifications and a presentation of appropriate and creative design solutions. Upon completion, students should be able to complete a detailed floorplan, space planning, furniture plan specifications, schedules, and detailed window treatments.

Course Prerequisites:
Take DES-230(S10589); Take previously. Required.Take DES-240(S21677); Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:1
Lab Credits:6
Clinic Credits:0

DFT-151: CAD I

This course introduces CAD software as a drawing tool. Topics include drawing, editing, file management, and plotting. Upon completion, students should be able to produce and plot a CAD drawing. This course uses AutoCAD software.

Course Prerequisites:
None
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:3
Clinic Credits:0

DFT-152: CAD II

This course introduces extended CAD applications. Emphasis is placed upon intermediate applications of CAD skills. Upon completion, students should be able to use extended CAD applications to generate and manage drawings. This course uses AutoCAD software.

Course Prerequisites:
Take ARC-114(S10248) or DFT-151; Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:3
Clinic Credits:0

DFT-153: CAD III

This course introduces advanced CAD applications. Emphasis is placed upon advanced applications of CAD skills. Upon completion, students should be able to use advanced CAD applications to generate and manage data. This course uses Creo software.

Course Prerequisites:
None
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:3
Clinic Credits:0

DFT-154: Intro to Solid Modeling

This course is an introduction to basic three-dimensional solid modeling and design software. Topics include basic design, creation, editing, rendering and analysis of solid models, and creation of multiview drawings. Upon completion, students should be able to use design techniques to create, edit, render and generate a multiview drawing. This course uses Solidwork software.

Course Prerequisites:
None
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:3
Clinic Credits:0

DFT-170: Engineering Graphics

This course introduces basic engineering graphics skills and applications. Topics include sketching, selection and use of current methods and tools, and the use of engineering graphics applications. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of basic engineering graphics principles and practices. This course utilizes Solidworks software.

Course Prerequisites:
None
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:2
Clinic Credits:0