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hcc catalogue '11-'12




Course Descriptions

HUMAN DEVELOPMENT

HMDV-105    Silas Craft Collegians Seminar I
1 Credit

This course is a special one-credit course for students enrolled in the Silas Craft Collegians Program. The  purpose of this course is to promote personal growth and development and enhance the learning potential and success of students. While this course focuses on a broad range of personal development topics, it will focus particularly  on life skills, self-esteem, and group dynamics and team building. (2 hours weekly)

HMDV-106    Silas Craft Collegians Seminar II
1 Credit

This course is a special one-credit course for students enrolled  in the Silas  Craft Colle- gians Program. While this course focuses on a broad range of personal development topics, it will continue the topics discussed in HMDV-105 and will also include motivation, active listening, responsibility, and discipline. (2 hours weekly)

HMDV-107    Silas Craft Collegians Seminar III
1 Credit

This course is a special one-credit course for students enrolled in the Silas Craft Collegians Program. It will extend the examination of the topics introduced in HMDV-105 and HMDV-106 and will include  goal-setting and goal manage- ment as a major focus. (2 hours weekly)

 

HMDV-120    Career Development and
Decision Making
3 Credits

The purpose of this course is to provide a setting for students to systematically examine the skills required to make effective career decisions and formulate life goals. Through a process of self- assessment and exploration  of career informa- tion resources, the student will consider career possibilities and develop a probable career choice. (3 hours weekly)

HMDV-130    Adult Development
3 Credits

The purpose of this course is to examine the physical, intellectual, emotional and social devel- opment of individuals  from ages 18 through old age. Students will examine the predictable and unpredictable life changes throughout adulthood. (3 hours weekly)

HMDV-150    Scholars Seminar I
1 Credit

This course is a special one credit course for students enrolled in the Rouse Scholars Pro- gram.  The purpose of this course is to cover selected leadership, group and interpersonal development topics designed to help students explore their personal and leadership attributes. A significant component  of the HMDV-150 also involves career exploration through work with a community mentor.

HMDV-151    Scholars Seminar II
1 Credit

This course is a special one credit course for students enrolled  in the Rouse  Scholars Program. The  purpose of this course is to extend topics taught in HMDV-150 and will cover selected leadership, group and interpersonal development topics designed to help students explore their personal and leadership attributes. A significant component  of HMDV-151 also in- volves career exploration  through work with a community mentor.

HMDV-160    STEM Learning Community
Seminar I

This  is the  first  course  in a series  of  four courses designed to develop skills needed by STEM majors in their classes and later in their careers. This first semester introduces students to the STEM (Science Technology Engineering
& Mathematics) Learning Community. The focus of this semester is to help the student to explore how they, as individuals, think and act and what attracts them to their chosen field. Field trips and activities beyond the classroom are also planned. Enrollment is limited to STEM scholarship recipients or those with STEM majors with a GPA of 2.8 or above.

HMDV-161    STEM Learning Community
Seminar II

This course is a special one credit course for the students in the STEM Learning Community.  In Seminar II, the focus is on Teamwork. We look at the Space Program, specifically  the book “Team Moon: How 400,000 People Landed Apollo  11 on the Moon”. Workshops are given in Communica- tions, and Ethics in the Sciences. The students get to experience teamwork as they work in pairs on a competitive project for the end of the semester. Field trips and activities beyond the classroom are also planned. Enrollment  is limited  to STEM scholarship recipients or those with STEM majors with a GPA of 2.8 or above.

HMDV-205    Silas Craft Collegians
Seminar IV
1 Credit

This course is a special one credit course for students enrolled  in the Silas  Craft Colle- gians Program. While this course focuses on a broad range of personal development topics, it will re-emphasize team-building and the learn- ing community concept. Decision-making and consequential thinking will be a major focus. (2 hours weekly)

HMDV-206    Silas Craft Collegians
Seminar V
1 Credit

This course is a special one credit course for students enrolled in the Silas Craft Collegians Program. It will extend the examination of the issues introduced  in HMDV-205  as well as return- ing to any of the other topics of the Silas Craft Collegians Seminar that re-emerge as issues. Leadership skills will be a major new focus. (2 hours weekly)

HMDV-207    Silas Craft Collegians
Seminar VI
1 Credit

This course is a special one credit course for students enrolled in the Silas Craft Collegians Program. It will continue the examination of leadership skills including conflict resolution. In addition, it will focus on the pressures and issues related to the upcoming transfer of the students to four-year institutions. (2 hours weekly)

HMDV-250    Scholars Seminar III
1 Credit

This course is a special one credit course for students enrolled in the Rouse Scholars Pro- gram.  The purpose of this course is to extend topics taught in HMDV-150 and HMDV-151. The
seminar will cover selected leadership, group and interpersonal development topics designed to help students explore leadership capabilities. A significant component  of HMDV-250 involves applying leadership skills to complete an ex- tended community ser vice project.

HMDV-251    Scholars Seminar IV
1 Credit

This course is a special one credit course for students enrolled  in the Rouse  Scholars Program. The purpose of this course is to ex- tend topics taught in HMDV-250 and will cover selected leadership, group and interpersonal development topics designed to help students explore leadership capabilities. A significant component  of  HMDV-250 involves applying leadership skills to complete an extended com- munity ser vice project.

HMDV-260    STEM Learning Community
Seminar III

The topics covered in Seminar III focus on “Where Do We Go From Here?” Students take the STRONG sur vey which indicates what type of career they might enjoy. They have workshops in Resume writing, Internships, and they explore and prepare a presentation for the group about a career that interests them. They prepare for Mock Interviews for an internship or docent posi- tion and they apply for an internship for the fol- lowing summer. Field trips and activities beyond the classroom are also planned. Enrollment  is limited  to STEM scholarship recipients or those with STEM majors with a GPA of 2.8 or above.

HMDV-261    STEM Learning Community
Seminar IV

The focus of the final semester of the Seminar is “Your Time to Shine”. Students have additional workshops in giving oral and written presenta- tions and understanding the role of Statistics in the Sciences. Students may also take a topic from one of their advanced courses and prepare a poster and brief presentation; this may be part of an Honors designation for the advanced class. The student will give give presentation or poster before a small audience and/or  prepare a presentation for students interested in a STEM major to Elementary or Middle School students. Students may also participate  in the mentor- ship program. Field trips and activities beyond the classroom are also planned. Enrollment  is limited  to STEM scholarship recipients or those with STEM majors with a GPA of 2.8 or above.


hcc catalogue '11-'12


Accounting - ACCT
Aging Services - AGNG
American Sign Language - AMSL
Anthropology - ANTH
Arabic - ARAB 
Art - ARTT 
Astronomy - ASTR
Bioinformatics - BFMT 
Biology - BIOL 
Biomedical Engineering - BMET
Business - BMGT 
Cardiovascular Technology - CARD
Chemistry - CHEM 
Chinese - CHNS 
Cisco - CSCO 
Computer-Aided Design - CADD
Computer Forensics - CFOR 
Computer Systems - CMSY 
Conflict Resolution - CRES
Construction Management - CNST 
Cooperative Education - COOP
Criminal Justice - CRIM 
Culinary Management - CMGT 
Dance - DANC
Dental Hygiene - DHYG 
Diagnostic Medical
Sonography - DMSU

Economics - ECON 
Education - EDUC 
Electronics - ELEC 
Emergency Medical Technician/
Paramedic - EMSP
 
Engineering -ENES 
English- ENGL 
Entrepreneurship - ENTR 
Environmental Science - ENST
Exercise Science - EXSC 
Farsi - FARS
Film - FILM 
Financial Planning- FNPL 
Fine Arts - FINE 
First-Year Experience - FYEX
French - FREN 
Geography - GEOG
Geology - GEOL

German - GERM 
Greek - GREK 
Health Care - HEAL 
Health Education - HEED 
Hebrew - HBRW
Hindi - HNDI
History - HIST 
Horticulture - HORT 
Hospitality Management - HMGT
Human Development - HMDV 
Human Services - HUMS 
Humanities - HUMN
Interior Design - INDS
Italian - ITAL 
Japanese - JPNS
Korean - KORE 
Life Fitness - LFIT 
Mathematics - MATH 
Medical Laboratory
Technician - MLTS

Meteorology - METO 
Microsoft - MSFT 
Music - MUSC 
Nursing - NURS 
Nutrition - NUTR
Office Technology - OFFI 
Philosophy - PHIL 
Physical Therapist
Assistant - PTAP
 
Physics - PHYS 
Political Science - POLI 
Portuguese - PORT
Psychology - PSYC 
Public Health - PUBH
Radiologic Technology - RADT
Retailing - RETL 
Russian - RUSS 
Social Work - SOWK
Sociology - SOCI 
Spanish - SPAN 
Speech - SPCH 
Television and Radio - TVRD
Theatre - THET 
Turkish - TURK
Women's Studies - WMST