New Classes

From Drivelines/Hydraulics/Hydrostatics and Urban Agriculture Issues to Competitive Welding, these are just a few of the new class offerings for Summer and Fall at College of DuPage.

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Summer 2017 - New Classes

Artisan Bread and Viennoiserie
(CULIN 2179-001)

An exploration of the art, craft, and science of artisan breads and viennoiserie.
Prerequisite: Culinary Arts 1171 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor.

Diversity in K-12 Schools
(EDUCA 2230 NET01)

Students will be introduced to aspects of diversity in K-12 schools. The course will emphasize home-school communication and culturally responsive teaching. Learning to support students from diverse
populations will be addressed.

The Great Plains
(ENGLI 1800 FS070)

The Great Plains of the United States is a region of great historical, cultural, economic and environmental significance. Examine the transformation of the original tallgrass prairie into an agricultural powerhouse, with far-reaching consequence that continue to the present and will require action for a sustainable future. This class combines reading and writing with hands-on field experience at the Willa Cather Foundation in Red Cloud, Nebraska, and tours and visits to the Land Institute in Salina, Kansas, the Flint Hills Discover Center in Manhattan, Kansas, and the Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve in Strong City, Kansas. Classes: June 14, 21 and July 5 (7 to 8:50 p.m.). Field Study: June 23 to July 1. Fee: $700 (includes ground transportation, lodging, most meals, entrance fees and guest speakers). Tuition is extra. Must co-enroll in BIOLO-1800-FS070 and either ENGLI-2253-FS070 or ENGLI-1800-FS070. Information: Deborah Adelman, (630) 942-3406, email: adelman@cod.edu or Shamili Ajgaonkar, (630) 942-2123, email: sandifor@cod.edu. Course requires Reading Placement Test Score - Category One

Drivelines/Hydraulics/Hydrostatics
(HORT 1155 HYB01)

Foundation of driveline, hydraulic, and hydrostatic principles and system operation including how to troubleshoot and repair equipment found in the horticulture and agriculture industries.

Urban Agriculture Issues
(HORT 2303 NET01)

Explores urban agricultural issues at the local, national, and global level focusing on growing food in urban areas. Includes the current state of urban agriculture, as both a social movement and as an
aid in the implementation of urban environment sustainability.

Prague and Budapest Familiarization Trip
(HOSP 1823 FS060)

Spend nine days exploring the hospitality and tourism industries
in the two historic cities of Prague and Budapest. Join a
behind-the-scenes tour of a hotel, tourism bureau, convention
center, winery, brewery and glassworks facility. Explore the
culture and heritage of the Czech and Hungarian people.
Participants will plan one full day itinerary and marketing for
the scheduled excursions. Gain an understanding of the various
components of the tourism system on a local, state, regional,
national and international level. Classes: April 26, May 3, 10
and June 14 (6 to 7:50 p.m.). Field study: May 20 to 28. Fee:
$3,300 (includes airfare, train, ground transportation, hotels,
admissions and some meals). Tuition is extra. Information:
Kathleen Talenco, (630) 942-2352, email: talencok@cod.edu or
Mary Beth Leone, (630) 942-2059, email: leonem@cod.edu

HVACR Contracting
(HVACR 2260 001)

Application of the HVACR design and implementation procedure, with emphasis on the equipment selection process, as outlined in Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA) Manuals S and CS, Residential and Commercial Equipment Selection. Best practices for residential and light commercial HVACR contractors and designers, including identifying and incorporating recognized industry practices
into business operations.
Prerequisite: Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration 1100, 1105, 1110 and 1181, all with a grade of C or better and concurrent enrollment in Management 2210 or consent of instructor.

Translating from ASL to English/English to ASL
(INTP 2107 100)

This foundation prepares students with basic translation skills enabling students to progress in faithful message transfer and rendering. The focus is on message analysis, transfer and reformulation in American Sign Language (ASL) and English.
Prerequisite: Interpreting 2106 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor.

Fall 2017 - New Classes

 

Anesthesia Technology Clinical
(ANES 1510 001)

The concepts of anesthesia technology will be applied towards a practical experience in an operating room. Students receive hands-on experience with a mentor to integrate didactic knowledge for proper setup, breakdown, and assistance for general, regional, and procedural sedation cases.
Prerequisite: Admission to the program and consent of instructor is required. Concurrent enrollment in Anesthesia Technology 1501.

Automotive Service Management
(AUTO 1302 001)

Principles of service management and repair shop ownership will be covered. Shop operations, facilities, marketing, and employee management will be explored.
Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One and Automotive Service Technology 1301 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor.

Observational Astronomy
(EARTH 1126 001)

Students will be introduced to observational astronomy. This will include observing the sky with the use of telescopes and other instruments, locating and viewing astronomical objects visually and electronically, and using astronomical databases. Students will learn how to explore the universe to better understand planets, stars, and galaxies.
Prerequisite: Mathematics 0465 or Mathematics 0481 (or college equivalent) with a grade of C or better, or qualifying score on the mathematics placement test or a qualifying A.C.T. math score. Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One.

Practicum: At-Risk Child
(ECEC 1163 001)

Daily participation in an at-risk early childhood program for young children. Students will assist teachers in the program under the supervision of a faculty supervisor. Students apply knowledge and practice skills gained in child care classes. Seventy-five hours of practicum required.
Prerequisite: Early Childhood Education and Care 1102, 1161 and 1162 or consent of instructor.

Circuit Analysis II
(ENGIN 2220 001)

This is an advanced course in circuit analysis and design. The topics include three phase circuits, magnetically coupled circuits, frequency response of AC circuits, Laplace transforms, Fourier series,
Fourier transforms, active filters, and two port networks. This course includes a lab component and is intended for electrical and computer engineering majors.
Prerequisite: Engineering 2210 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent and Mathematics 2270 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent.

Writing in the Professions
(ENGLI 2105 015, NET01)

An in-depth study of writing in the professions, exploring the structure and format of professional writing documents and how these documents function as a communicative tool. Provides a solid foundation upon which students can build as they develop specializations in their professional fields. Special attention will be paid to the rhetoric of professional writing and professional writing issues in professional settings. Includes instruction in rhetoric, research, and writing professional documents such as reports, proposals, and presentations.
Prerequisite: English 1102 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or concurrent enrollment in English 1102 or consent of instructor.

Professional Editing
(ENGLI 2110 005, NET01)

Focuses on the basic principles of editing professional documents, including editing for content, organization, style, layout, and mechanics. Topics may include documentation formats, readability, usability testing, digital publishing, and proofreading.
Prerequisite: English 1102 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or concurrent enrollment in English 1102 or consent of instructor.

Advanced Composition
(ENGLI 2300 005)

Builds upon the rhetoric and writing skills developed in Composition I and II. Students will study and apply rhetorical theory, from the classical through the postmodern periods, in order to read and write within a variety of rhetorical situations. They will also investigate and incorporate research methodologies and prose styles used in different academic and professional discourse communities. Students will create a portfolio of work tailored to their academic and professional goals, which will include multimodal elements.
Prerequisite: English 1102 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent.

Eye Care Assistant
(EYE 1101 HYB01)

Students will be introduced to the profession of eye care assistant, including education on career options in optometry/ophthalmology. Concepts such as medical ethics, regulatory, and legal issues,
communication skills, safety, general and ocular anatomy and physiology, pharmacology, microbiology, and history taking will be introduced.
Prerequisite: Anatomy & Physiology 1500 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent and Health Sciences 1110 with a grade of C or better or equivalent.

Medical Assessment
(FIRE 2287 001)

Students will gain advanced training and knowledge of assessment and management of medical emergencies. Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) students build a strong foundation of differential medical assessment knowledge and skills through case-based scenarios and practical applications for patients.
Prerequisite: Fire Science 2271 with a grade of B or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor.

Business Principles for Sustainable Agriculture
(HORT 2307 001)

Introduction to starting and expanding a sustainable urban agriculture business. Emphasizes management and marketing practices unique to sustainable agriculture.

Intersections of Humanities, Math and Science
(HUMNT 1150 001)

An introductory Humanities course which explores the interplay among the humanities, math, and science. This course will consider the shifting views of science and math as integral to the production of the arts and will also focus on the ways writers and other artists have made sense of scientific and mathematical advances using the humanities to articulate discoveries and their impact on culture and the world at large. Both Western and non-Western perspectives may be considered. Relying on some or all of the following-theater, film, literature, comics, architecture, philosophy, history, music, painting, photography, biography-the mutual influences of the arts, math, and science will be explored. No prior math or science courses are required but students should be prepared for college level studies. This Humanities course will not fulfill a Math or Science requirement. Attendance at outside events may be required.
Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One.

Building Automation Systems with Object-Oriented ProgrammingI
(HVACR 2233 001)

An introduction to Building Automation Control network (BACnet) and Local Operating Network (LON) protocols using Object-Oriented Programming (OOP) in the building automation industry.
Prerequisite: Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration 1100, 1105, 1110 and 1181, all with a grade of C or better or equivalent or consent of instructor.

Advanced Visualization Techniques
(INTER 2135 001)

Advanced graphic visualization techniques are developed using computer software and hand sketching for enhanced presentation images. Techniques learned in this class will enhance students' future projects and employable job skills.
Prerequisite: Interior Design 1135 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor.

Consecutive & Simultaneous Interpreting
(INTP 2108 100)

Students will master a high level of interlingual skills that are required for simultaneous and consecutive interpreting. They will demonstrate a competency of comprehending, transferring, and reformulating the message.
Prerequisite: Interpreting 2107 or equivalent or concurrent enrollment in Interpreting 2107 or consent of instructor.

Educational Interpreting and Transliterating
(INTP 2109 100)

Students will receive advanced instruction in the concepts and skill sets necessary to work in a K-12 and post-secondary setting as educational interpreters and support service providers. Students will learn to understand deafness and how to work as part of a Deaf Education Team.
Prerequisite: Interpreting 2107 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent and Interpreting 2108 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor.

American Sign Language Interpreter Practicum
(INTP 2110 NET05)

Students are provided with opportunities to apply their interpreting skills in a variety of settings. The requirements include off-campus assignments with a mentor and a weekly colloquium. Students must be available during the day and evening for interpreting assignments. Test preparation will also take place during this course. This course can only be taken on a pass/fail basis.
Prerequisite: Interpreting 2107 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent and Interpreting 2108 with a grade of C or better, or
equivalent or consent of instructor.

Talent Acquisition and Retention
(MANAG 2242 LC017)

Course focuses on the activities involved in the acquisition and retention of human capital and talent. The course explores Human Resources role in developing, implementing, and measuring the individual and organizational success of activities and programs in the following areas: sourcing, recruiting, hiring, onboarding, orientation, and retention.
Prerequisite: Management 2240 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor.

Workforce Development & Compensation
(MANAG 2245 LC017)

Course will examine key human resource concepts and tools designed to enhance workforce and organizational performance. Topics include workforce and performance management, employee training and development, employee and labor relations, total rewards, compensation, and benefits.
Prerequisite: Management 2240 with a grade of C or better, or
equivalent or consent of instructor.

Strategic Human Resource Management
(MANAG 2248 LC017)

Course covers the alignment of an organization's human resource management and business strategies,
including the overall design of the human resource management structure to align with and enable optimal employee performance relative to the strategic goals of the organization.
Prerequisite: Management 2240 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor.

Operating Room Patient Care Technician Principles
(ORPCT 1001 001)

Students will be introduced to the operating room patient care team and discover how to assist in providing quality surgical patient care. Students will focus on the role of the operating room patient care technician team, scope of practice, and specific duties of the operating room patient care technician.
Prerequisite: Surgical Technology 1000 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or concurrent enrollment in Surgical Technology 1000 and Nursing 1105 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent and consent of instructor is required.

Pickleball I
(PHYS 1321 002)

Introduction to the skills and practice of pickleball. Serving, forehand drives, volleys, strategies, rules and scoring.

Pickleball II
(PHYS 1322 002)

Advanced skills, knowledge and strategies of pickleball. Emphasis on volleying, lobbing, net control, and advanced singles and doubles strategies.
Prerequisite: Physical Education 1321 or equivalent skill or consent of instructor.

Stress Management
(PHYS 1556 NET02)

Exploration of the dimensions, sources, and physiological responses to stress. Emphasis is on the development of skills and techniques for managing stress.

PTA Neuromuscular/Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation
(PHYTA 2103 001)

Students will learn physical therapy techniques used in the assessment and intervention of patients with neurological disorders and cardiovascular and pulmonary disorders.
Prerequisite: Physical Therapist Assistant 1301 with a grade of B or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor.

PTA Documentation
(PHYTA 2110 001)

Observation, interviewing and medical note-writing techniques. Subject matter to include various assessment, treatment plan, progress note, and discharge summary formats. Emphasis on writing style, reimbursement guidelines and legal aspects of note writing.
Prerequisite: Admission to Physical Therapist Assistant program or consent of instructor.

PTA Advanced Orthopedic Rehabilitation
(PHYTA 2112 003)

Students will focus on orthopedic disorders and appropriate therapeutic intervention. Students will continue their study of therapeutic exercise, with a focus on principles and application of progressive-resistive exercise, upper and lower extremity joint mobilization, and exercise progression.
Prerequisite: Admission to Physical Therapist Assistant Program or consent of instructor. Physical Therapist Assistant 1301 with a grade of B or better, or equivalent.

Urban Politics
(POLS 2101 001)

Students will examine the development, forms, functions, powers, and problems of urban government in the United States. An emphasis will be placed on the struggle for and development of power and
influence in metropolitan areas and intergovernmental relations. Pressure group activity, administrative organization, and fiscal responsibilities will also be introduced.
Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One.

Spanish for Educators I
(SPANI 1112 HYB10)

Develops basic conversational skills in Spanish to communicate effectively in educational settings. Emphasizes the ability to speak, understand, read, and write Spanish in cultural contexts. Role-plays and simulations will be used to prepare students to successfully engage with Spanish speakers in their schools and communities. For the beginning student.

Ethical Considerations in Health Care
(SURGT 1000 NET01, NET02)

The various ethical issues and challenges experienced in the health care industry such as medical ethics, access and delivery of medical services, patient rights, knowledge information and record keeping
practices, information sharing and communication will be reviewed. Professional practices and employable skills will also be addressed.
Prerequisite: Consent of instructor is required.

Competitive Welding
(WELD 1820 002)

Current welding students can practice resistance welding skills and fabrication techniques to prepare for competitive welding events. Concurrent Enrollment: Any welding course or Consent of Instructor.

Non Destructive Evaluation Methods
(WELD 1820 003)

This course will explore Non Destructive Evaluation (NDE) for Welders. Topics will include: Discontinuities, Visual Testing, Penetrant Testing, Magnetic Particle Testing, and Thermal Infrared Testing.
Prerequisite: WELD 1100 Welding I with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent

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