06-07 Catalog & Addenda

2006-2007 Lone Star College System Catalog 

2006-2007 Lone Star College System Catalog Addendum


Please note that this addendum is often updated. Please call Curriculum & Instruction if you have questions (832/813-6628 or 832/813-6671).

Academic Calendar (pages 6-7)

ACT Test at Lone Star College System will be offered on the following days:
Lone Star College-North Harris - December 9, 2006; April 14, 2007; June 9, 2007
Lone Star College-Kingwood - October 28, 2006; December 9, 2006; February 10, 2007; April 14, 2007; June 9, 2007

Recognition and Memberships (pages 9-10) - no changes

General Information (pages 12-19) - no changes

Admission Policies and Procedures (pages 21-23)

  • Exceptional Admissions Process (p. 22) - #1 in the criteria for students under 16 years of age should read: Students must meet TSI requirements in the areas that are applicable to the courses that the student wishes to enroll in and have the course prerequisites.

  • Dual Credit - Requirements (p. 22) - the paragraph beginning, "In addition to these requirements," and the following bullet points should be replaced with: In addition to these requirements, students must meet the state TSI requirements in the areas that are applicable to the course or have a TAKS 10th grade score of 2200 and 3 on the ELS for the reading and writing requirement and have the course prerequisites. Students can meet the TSI requirement by:1. Have exempt scores based on ACT, SAT, or exit TAKS tests;2. Have TSI complete scores on ASSET, COMPASS, ACCUPLACER, or THEA tests.
    Registration Policies and Procedures (pages 25-31)

  • Which Students are Exempt? (p. 27) -The second bullet for SAT scores should state "combined critical reading and mathematics score" rather than "combined verbal and mathematics score"

  • College Placement (Assessment table of placement scores p. 28) - TAAS scores are no longer valid for placement into courses. MAPS scores may be used, and acceptable scores are noted within the Lone Star College System Student Success Initiative document (see advisor for document, rev. 12/19/08).

  • Articulation (p. 30) - the 3rd bulleted requirement for articulated credit should be, "Earn an additional six semester credit hours at Lone Star College System within 1 year of application for articulated credit."


Financial Information (pages 33-39) - no changes

Records Policies and Procedures (pages 41-42) - no changes

Academic Policies, Procedures and Services (pages 45-53)

  • Honors Program (p. 48) - 3rd bullet in recognitions for students should be, "Students completing 9 hours of honors credit with a 3.5 GPA and 25 hours of community service will be recognized at commencement and will receive the designation of Honors Scholar Graduate on their transcript."

  • Credit by Internal Challenge Exams (p. 49) - the following statement should be added, "Students can attempt each Internal Challenge Exam only once."

  • Credit by Internal Challenge Exams (p. 49) - remove POFT 1309 as an option for Internal Challenge Exams and replace with POFT 1329.

  • Credit by Internal Challenge Exams (p. 49) - add the following options beginning Spring, 2007: RADR 1260, RADR 1313, RADR 1409, and RADR 1411.

  • Credit by External Exam for ENGL 2327 and 2328 through PEP (p. 50) - There are currently no Literature exams in the PEP program so this is no longer an option for external exam credit.

  • Credit by External Exam Introductory Accounting-CLEP (p. 50) - Beginning July 1, 2007, a change in this accounting CLEP exam will take place. The name will be changed to Financial Accounting and credit for only ACCT 2401 will be awarded. Minimum passing score will still be 52.

  • Credit by External Exam Math & Science (p. 51) - under the first column (Subject Area-Math and Science), Math Usage should be "Math."

  • Credit by External Exam Arts, Music (p. 51) - students who take the Studio Art AP exam can apply for credit for ARTS 1311 OR 1316 depending on whether they take the Drawing Studio Art exam or the Design Studio Art exam. A score of 4 or higher is required in addition to a portfolio reviewed by faculty. Students who take the History of Art AP exam and score 4 or higher can apply for credit for ARTS 1303.

  • "Lower level courses" in the first footnote (p. 51) indicated by # are listed on the Prior Learning Experience by External Challenge Exams website. Advisors/counselors should check this site to determine the courses for which a student may be eligible for PLA credit.

  • The second footnote (p. 51) indicated by an asterisk * should be "The CLEP score determines maximum possible credit. Additionally, an interview and essay in foreign language are required. The actual credit decision is based on the professional judgment of the faculty member evaluating the results of the interview and essay component of the assessment."
    Student Development Policies and Procedures (pages 55-67) - no changes

Graduation Requirements (pages 69-93, including cluster star chart)

  • Associate of Arts in Teaching EC-4 Generalist (p.76) - degree code has been changed to AAT-EC4G

  • Associate of Arts in Teaching EC-4 Childhood Specialization (p. 76) - degree code has been changed to AAT-ECS4

  • Associate of Arts in Teaching Grades 4-8 Generalist (p. 77) - degree code has been changed to AAT-48GN

  • Associate of Arts in Teaching Grades 8-12 Specialist - from the options for Journalism courses, remove COMM 2337 and 2339 and replace with COMM 2327 and 2389 (p. 78)

  • Requirements for the Associate of Applied Science - The Humanities/Fine Arts course options should not state "Minimum of 1 course." Courses that are less than 3 credits need to be combined or repeated if appropriate to meet the 3 credit Humanities/Fine Arts requirement for AAS degrees. (p. 86)

  • Degrees and Certificates Clusters - New Programs for Lone Star College–Montgomery for Spring, 2007 - AAS Land Surveying and Mapping Technology; Certificate, Land Surveyor; Marketable Skills Award, Land Surveyor

  • Degrees and Certificates Clusters - Certificate, Network Engineer, Microsoft - degree code should be C1.MCSE (p. 87)

  • Degrees and Certificates Clusters - Computer Technology - Computer Applications (p. 88) - the "Certificate, Gaming Development and Design (C1.GAM1) should have a dark star for Lone Star College–Tomball, indicating that the entire award is offered by that college.

  • Crosswalk of Courses (p. 93) - the following crosswalks are added:
    - ELPT 1329 is now ELPT 1429 Residential Wiring
  • - ELPT 1345 is now ELPT 1445 Commercial Wiring
  • -IMED 1343 is now ARTV 1343 Digital Sound

  • - ITNW 2417 Network Security (old course) is now ITSY 1442 Information Technology Security

  • - POFL 1371 Legal Terminology & Transcription (old course) is now POFL 1305 Legal Terminology

Degrees and Certificates (pages 95-173)

  • Automotive Technology AAS - changes for Spring, 2007: replace PSYC 1301 with a Social/Behavioral Science elective. See catalog for associate of applied science degree requirements. This course should also meet the multicultural requirement. Replace SPCH 1311 with SPCH 1318 Interpersonal Communication (p. 98)


  • Information Technology Certificate - can take ITNW 1425 OR ITCC 1402 (p. 104)


  • Computer Networking Specialization AAS - can take ITNW 1425 OR ITCC 1402 (p.105)


  • Network Administrator Certificate - can take ITNW 1425 OR ITCC 1402 (p. 106)


  • Network Engineer Certificate- can take ITNW 1425 OR ITCC 1402 (p. 106)

  • Computer Networking Specialization AAS - technical elective in second year-second semester should be "3-4" credits. Credits for ITNW 1492 Special Topics in Computer Systems Networking & Telecommunications should be "3-4" (p. 106)

  • PC Desktop Specialist Certificate - can take ITNW 1425 as listed on plan OR ITCC 1402 (p. 107)

  • PC Support Specialist Certificate - can take ITNW 1425 as listed on plan OR ITCC 1402 (p. 107)

  • Programming Specialist Certificate - can take ITNW 1425 as listed on plan OR ITCC 1402 (p. 108)

  • Programming Specialist Specialization AAS - can take ITNW 1425 as listed on plan OR ITCC 1402 (p. 108)

  • E-Business Web Developer Certificate - can take ITNW 1425 as listed on plan OR ITCC 1402 (p. 110)

  • E-Business Web Developer Specialization AAS - can take ITNW 1425 as listed on plan OR ITCC 1402 (p. 110)

  • Database Administration Specialization AAS - can take ITNW 1425 as listed on plan OR ITCC 1402 (p. 110)

  • Emergency Medical Services Professions - Add the following statement to the Admissions Criteria: "If at any time during enrollment in any Lone Star College System Emergency Medical Services Program a student is convicted of a felony or misdemeanor, the student must inform the director and clinical coordinator in writing and submit a current background check." (p. 117)

  • Mechanical Engineering Technology Specialization AAS- DFTG 2358 Advanced Machine Design in second year, first semester should be DFTG 2335 Advanced Technologies in Mechanical Design and Drafting (p. 121)

  • Fire Science Technology AAS - second year, first semester FIRT 1315 course title should be "Hazardous Materials I" (p. 126)

  • Hospitality Management AAS - add the following notation: Either Humanities/Fine Arts elective or Social/Behavior Science elective must also meet the multicultural requirement (p. 133)

  • Advanced Chemical Dependency Counselor Certificate - first year, first semester DAAC 1304 course title should be "Pharmacology of Addiction" (p. 134)

  • Human Services AAS - second year, first and second semester SCWK 2386 course title should be "Internship-Social Work" (p.135)

  • Interpreter Training Technology AAS - second year, second semester SLNG 2589 course title should be "Internship-Sign Language Interpreter" (p. 139)

  • Computer Numeric Control Operator I and Machinist I Certificates - first year, first semester DFTG 1325 course title should be "Blueprint Reading and Sketching" (p. 140)

  • For the General Business, Human Resources, and International Business Certificates - course BMGT 2388 c title should be "Internship-Business and Management" (p. 141)

  • Medical Assisting Certificate - MDCA 1325 Business Math with Machine Apps should be replaced with POFT 1325 Business Math with Machine Apps (p. 143)

  • Medical Radiologic Technology AAS - Add the following footnote: 4Multicultural requirement is met by taking RADR 1409, 1260, 1360, 1460, 2360, and 2460; Changes for Spring, 2007: remove BIOL 2401 and 2402 and replace with BIOL 2404 in prerequisite semester; add one KINE course to the 1st year, 1st semester; remove RADR 1261 from 1st year, 3rd semester; add RADR 1460 to 2nd year, 1st semester; replace RADR 2361 with RADR 2460 in 2nd year, 3rd semester (p. 145)

  • Nursing Program - In the General Guidelines section, the following statement should be added to the first paragraph: "If a student is convicted of a felony or misdemeanor while enrolled in a Lone Star College System nursing program, the student must inform the director in writing and submit a current background check." (p. 145)

  • Occupational Therapy Assistant AAS - OTHA 2166 course title should be "Practicum-Occupational Therapy Assistant"; OTHA 2460 and OTHA 2461 course titles should be "Clinical-Occupational Therapy Assistant" (p. 153)

  • Paralegal Studies Certificate - certificate title should be "Paralegal Studies Advanced Technical Certificate" (p. 154)

  • Business Administrative Support Specialization AAS - add the following notation after footnotes: Student must meet math competency. (p. 161)

  • Visual Communications AAS - add Lone Star College–Tomball to other campuses that offer degree. On Track E 3D Animation - ARTV 1301 should be ARTV 1303 (p. 170)


Description of Courses (pages 175-303)

 

  • ARAB 1411 - Beginning Arabic I - new course; This course includes beginner's punctuation, oral practice, conversation, development of listening comprehension, basic principles of grammar, simple exercises in composition, easy reading which includes cultural material. (1601015113) Prerequisite: ENGL 0305 or ENGL 0316 AND ENGL 0307 or 0326, OR higher level course (ENGL 1301), OR placement by testing.

  • ARAB 1412 - Beginning Arabic II - new course; This course is a continuation of ARAB 1411 with increased emphasis on comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. Intensive drills to increase vocabulary and knowledge structure. (1601015113) Prerequisite: ARAB 1411; ENGL 0305 or ENGL 0316 AND ENGL 0307 or 0326, OR higher level course (ENGL 1301), OR placement by testing.

  • ARAB 2311 - Intermediate Arabic I - new course; This course stresses both oral and written exercises to increase vocabulary, expansion of grammatical principles and short themes written on a variety of topics. Selected readings are included to improve comprehension in Arabic. (1601015213) Prerequisite: ARAB 1412; ENGL 0305 or ENGL 0316 AND ENGL 0307 or 0326, OR higher level course (ENGL 1301), OR placement by testing.

  • ARAB 2312 - Intermediate Arabic II - new course; This course is a continuation of ARAB 2311. Continued reinforcement of grammatical principles and development of writing skills are stressed. (1601015213) Prerequisite: ARAB 2311; ENGL 0305 or ENGL 0316 AND ENGL 0307 or 0326, OR higher level course (ENGL 1301), OR placement by testing.

  • ARTV 1343 - Digital Sound - new course for Fall 2006. Replaces IMED 1343. Introduction in digitizing sound and incorporating it into multimedia or web titles for various delivery systems. Emphasis on compression issues, sampling, synchronizing, and resource management. Prerequisite: None

  • ARTV 2351 - 3-D Animation II - replaces ARTC 2341. Courses are identical in description and title. Skill development in three-dimensional modeling and rendering techniques using lighting, staging, and special effects for digital output. Emphasis on the production of three dimensional (3-D) animation as final digital outputting using modeling, rendering and animation software. Prerequisite: ARTV 1341

  • AUMT 1405 - Introduction to Automotive Technology - The course description is not in alphabetical order and is not listed with other AUMT course descriptions. It can be found on page 182.

  • AUMT 2328 - Automotive Service - Course description and prerequisites should be: "Mastery of automotive vehicle service and component systems repair. Emphasis on mastering current automotive competencies covered in related courses. May be taught manufacturer specific. Prerequisite: Enrollment in Automotive Technology AAS degree Program or Basic Automotive Service Technology Certificate; Completion of 15 credit hours of automotive courses or departmental approval." (p. 183)

  • CHIN 1411 - Beginning Chinese I - new course; An introduction to modern spoken and written Mandarin Chinese. Beginners' speaking, listening comprehension and basic principles in grammar along with simple exercises in compositions and reading which include cultural material. Students will write Chinese characters. (1603015113) Prerequisite: ENGL 0305 or 0316 and ENGL 0307 or 0326, or higher level course (ENGL 1301) or placement by testing.

  • CHIN 1412 - Beginning Chinese II - new course; A continuation of CHIN 1411 as an introduction to modern spoken and written Mandarin Chinese. Increased emphasis on speaking, listening, comprehension, and basic principles in grammar along with exercises in compositions and reading which include cultural material. Students will write Chinese characters. (16030155113) Prerequisite: CHIN 1411; ENGL 0305 or 0316 and ENGL 0307 or 0326, or higher level course (ENGL 1301) or placement by testing.

  • CHIN 2311 - Intermediate Chinese I - new course; A review and application of skills in listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing Mandarin Chinese. This course will emphasis conversation, vocabulary, acquisition, reading composition, and culture. Students will write Chinese characters. (1603015213) Prerequisite: CHIN 1412; ENGL 0305 or 0316 and ENGL 0307 or 0326, or higher level course (ENGL 1301) or placement by testing.

  • CHIN 2312 - Intermediate Chinese II - new course; A continuation of CHIN 2311, with emphasis on literary works by Chinese authors. Continued reinforcement of grammatical principles and development of writing and oral skills are stressed. (1603015213) Prerequisite: CHIN 2311; ENGL 0305 or 0316 and ENGL 0307 or 0326, or higher level course (ENGL 1301) or placement by testing.

  • COMM 2302 - Principles of Journalism - new course; Exploration of ethical and legal boundaries as well as issues and problems facing today's journalist. Prerequisite: ENGL 1301

  • DANC 1210 - Tap I - new course; Instruction and participation in tap dance. Prerequisite: Instructor approval

  • DANC 1211 - Tap II - new course; This is a continuation of DANC 1210 with instruction and participation in tap dance. Prerequisite: DANC 1210 and instructor approval; Corequisites: ENGL 0305 or ENGL 0316, and ENGL 0307 or 0326, or higher level course (ENGL 1301) or placement by testing

  • DANC 2208 - Tap III - new course; This is a continuation of DANC 1211 with intermediate instruction and participation in tap dance. Prerequisite: DANC 1211 and instructor approval; Corequisites: ENGL 0305 or ENGL 0316, and ENGL 0307 or 0326, or higher level course (ENGL 1301) or placement by testing

  • DANC 2209 - Tap IV - new course; This is a continuation of DANC 2208 with more advanced instruction and participation in tap dance. Prerequisite: DANC 2208 and instructor approval; Corequisites: ENGL 0305 or ENGL 0316, and ENGL 0307 or 0326, or higher level course (ENGL 1301) or placement by testing

  • DHYG 1123 - Dental Hygiene Practice - remove DHYG 1207 as a prerequisite (p. 205)

  • DHYG 1160 - Clinical Dental Hygiene/Hygienist II - add DHYG 2133 as a prerequisite (p. 205)

  • DHYG 1207 - General and Dental Nutrition - the correct prerequisites are DHYG 1160, 1431, 1301, 1304, 1203 and ENGL 0305 or ENGL 0316, and ENGL 0307 or 0326, or higher level course (ENGL 1301) or placement by testing; correct corequisites are DHYG 2201, 1260, 1211, and 2133 (p. 205)

  • DHYG 1211 - Peridontology - correct corequisites are DHYG 1260, 2201, 2133, and 1207 (p. 205)

  • DHYG 1215 - Community Dentistry - remove DHYG 1207 as a prerequisite (p. 205 and 206)

  • DHYG 1235 - Pharmacology for the Dental Hygienist - remove DHYG 1161 as a prerequisite and add DHYG 1160; remove DHYG 1207 as a corequisite (p. 206)

  • DHYG 1260 - Clinical Dental Hygiene/Hygienist I - add DHYG 2133 and 1207 to corequisites (p. 206)

  • DHYG 1319 - Dental Materials - add DHYG 2133 to prerequisites; remove DHYG 1161 from corequisites and add DHYG 1160 (p. 206)

  • DHYG 1339 - General and Oral Pathology - remove DHYG 1161 from prerequisites and add DHYG 1160; remove DHYG 1207 and 1339 from corequisites and add DHYG 2133 (p. 206)

  • DHYG 2133 - Preventive Dental Hygiene II - add DHYG 1211 to corequisites (p. 206)

  • DHYG 2201 - Contemporary Dental Hygiene Care I - add DHYG 2133 to corequisites (p. 207)

  • DHYG 2231 - Contemporary Dental Hygiene Care II - remove DHYG 1161 from prerequisites and add DHYG 1160; remove DHYG 1207 from corequisites (p. 207)

  • DHYG 2362 - Clinical Dental Hygiene/Hygienist III - remove DHYG 1161 from prerequisites and add DHYG 1160; remove DHYG 1207 from corequisites (p. 207)

  • DHYG 2363 - Clinical Dental Hygiene/Hygienist IV - remove DHYG 1207 from prerequisites (p. 207)

  • DFTG 2321 - Topographical Drafting - new course for Land Surveyor program/Spring, 2007; Plotting of surveyor's field notes. Includes drawing elevations, contour lines, plan and profiles based on digital terrain models, and laying out traverses. Prerequisite: DFTG 1309; ENGL 0305 or ENGL 0316 AND ENGL 0307 or 0326, OR higher level course (ENGL 1301), OR placement by testing

  • ENGL 0111 - Developmental Reading Review - this is a new course for Fall 2006. ENGL 0111 is established to accommodate students desiring individualized remediation in developmental reading and is open to those students who have borderline college-level reading skills as measured by an academic assessment instrument recognized by Lone Star College System (See an academic advisor for specific assessment score requirements). The course may be delivered in a traditional or hybrid format, with a significant independent study component. As a result, students must be able to thrive in a self-directed student environment. Students in ENGL 0111 must retest college ready in reading on an academic assessment instrument recognized by Lone Star College System before progressing into any course requiring college-level reading skills. Students who fail to retest at the college level in reading will be required to register for ENGL 0305. This course cannot be repeated. This course carries institutional credit but will not transfer nor be used to meet degree requirements. Prerequisites: ENGL 0307 or 0326 or placement by testing.

  • ENGL 0112 - Developmental Writing Review- this is a new course for Fall 2006. ENGL 0112 is established to accommodate students desiring individualized remediation in developmental writing and is open to those students who have borderline college-level writing skills as measured by an academic assessment instrument recognized by Lone Star College System (see an academic advisor for specific assessment score requirements). The course may be delivered in a traditional or hybrid format, with a significant independent study component. As a result, students must be able to thrive in a self-directed student environment. Students in ENGL 0112 must retest college ready in writing on an academic assessment instrument recognized by Lone Star College System before progressing into any course requiring college-level writing skills. Students who fail to retest at the college level in writing will be required to register for ENGL 0307. This course cannot be repeated. This course carries institutional credit but will not transfer nor be used to meet degree requirements. Prerequisites: ENGL 0305 or 0316 or placement by testing.

  • ENGL 2322 - beginning Spring, 2007, course title is changed to Survey of British Literature - Anglo Saxon Times to Mid-18th Century (p. 219)

  • ENGL 2323 - beginning Spring, 2007, course title is changed to Survey of British Literature - Mid 18th Century to the Present (p. 219)

  • ENGL 2327 - beginning Spring 2007, course title is changed to Survey of American Literature - Colonial to Civil War (p. 219)

  • ENGL 2328 - beginning Spring, 2007, course title is changed to Survey of American Literature - Civil War to the Present (p. 219)

  • ENGL 2332 - beginning Spring, 2007, new title is Survey of World Literature - Ancient Times to Mid-17th Century (p. 219)

  • GEOL 1442 - delete course description for Cartography and GIS. Course will no longer be offered beginning Fall, 2006 (p. 225)

  • GEOL 2307 - Geology of Texas - remove GEOL 1403 as prerequisite and remove MATH 0306 as corequisite (p. 225)

  • HITT 1305 - Medical Terminology - should be 3 hrs. lec. and 1 hr. lab. not 4 hrs. lec. as listed in the catalog description (p. 230)

  • HUMA 1302 - Introduction to the Humanities II: Early Renaissance to the Present - prerequisites were left out of the catalog and should be listed as ENGL 0305 or ENGL 0316 AND ENGL 0307 or ENGL 0326, OR higher level course (ENGL 1301), OR placement by testing (p. 232-233)

  • INDS 2486 - Internship-Interior Design - should be 16 hrs. ext. and 0 hrs. lec. (p. 238)

  • ITMT 1450 - Implementing, Managing, and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Network infrastructure: Network Services - should be 3 hrs. lec., 2 hrs., lab (p. 241)

  • ITNW 1451 - Fundamentals of Wireless Lan's - this course is 3 hours lecture and 2 hours lab not 2 hours lecture and 3 hours lab as stated in the catalog (p. 242)

  • ITNW 1446 - Microsoft Exchange Server - Concepts and Administration - remove ITNW 2451 and 2457 as prerequisites and replace with ITNW 1425 (p. 242)

  • ITNW 1449 - new course for Fall 2006 that will be used as electives in the Networking Specialization Degree and Security Certificates. Prepares Cisco-qualified students to take two Cisco certification exams: Managing Cisco Network Security and Cisco Secure PIX Firewall. Includes configuring secure Cisco routers and PIX firewalls. Focuses on overall network security processes. Prerequisites: ITCC 1466 or CCNA Certification, ENGL 0305 or 0316 and ENGL 0307 or 0326, or higher level course (ENGL 1301), or placement by testing.

  • ITSC 2335 - Application Problem Solving - remove ITSC 1313 as prerequisite (p. 244)

  • ITSE 2472 - Web Applicaiton Development - remove ITSC 1313 as prerequisite (p. 248)

  • KINE 1153 - Lifeguard Training I - as of Spring, 2007, the course description is updated as follows: Lifeguard training includes instruction in all necessary lifeguard/livesaving techniques to certify students as specified by the American Red Cross of the YMCA. (p. 252)

  • KINE 2143 - Modern Dance II - new course; This course is a continuation of Modern Dance 1143. It provides intermediate instruction and practice in Modern dance technique. Emphasis continues to be upon placement, alignment, technique, and terminology. The history of Modern dance is studied more thoroughly. Prerequisite: KINE 1143 or instructor approval

  • KINE 2145 - Jazz Dance II - new course; This course is a continuation of DANC 1145. It provides intermediate instruction and practice in jazz dance technique. Emphasis continues to be upon placement, alignment, technique, and terminology. The history of jazz dance is studied more thoroughly. Prerequisite: DANC 1145 or instructor approval

  • MATH 0111 - Developmental Math Skills Review - this is a new course beginning Fall 2006. MATH 0111 is established to accommodate students desiring alternative remediation in developmental mathematics. This structure will best serve students whose assessment score is borderline for an entry course in college level mathematics or a subsequent course in the developmental sequence. The course may be delivered in a traditional or hybrid format, so students must be able to thrive in a self-directed environment. This course carries institutional credit but will not transfer nor be used to meet degree requirements. Prerequisites: ENGL 0305 or ENGL 0316 AND ENGL 0307 or 0326, OR higher level course (ENGL 1301), OR placement by testing. Instructor approval required.

  • MCHN 1358 - delete description for Intermediate Lathe Operations (p. 263) - course no longer offered and replaced by MCHN 2331 Operation of CNC Turning Centers.

  • MDCA 1205 - Medical Law and Ethics - delete HITT 1305 as a prerequisite (p. 264)

  • MUAP 1201, 1221, 1241, 1257, 1261, 1265, 1269, and 1281- Course description for these courses should be "2 Credits (two 1/2 hour lessons per week; two credit hours per semester" (p. 268)

  • MUAP 1101, 1121, 1141, 1157, 1161, 1165, 1181, 1201, 1221, 1241, 1257, 1261, 1265, 1269, 1281, 2141, 2157, 2161, 2169, 2181, 2201, 2221, 2241, 2257, 2261, 2269, and 2281 - Prerequisite for these courses has been updated for Spring, 2007 to "Departmental Approval" only. No audition is required. Corequisite has been updated for Spring, 2007 to "One MUEN or MUSI course" (p. 268-269)

  • MUEN 1136 - Chamber Ensemble - this course is 3 hours lab not 2 hours lab as stated in the catalog (p. 269)

  • POFL 2305 - Legal Research - prerequisite for this course should be POFL 1305 not POFL 1371 (p. 278)

  • POFT 1329 - course title should be "Beginning Keyboarding" (p. 280)

  • RADR 1313, 2305, 2309, 2331 - a one hour lab component will be added to these courses in the Spring of 2007 for Lone Star College–Montgomery and Fall of 2007 for Lone Star College–CyFair (p. 284)

  • RADR 1360 - Clinical - Decrease the number of contact hours per semester from 288 to 240 (p. 284)

  • RADR 1460 - Clinical - new course; A health related work -based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional. Prerequisite: RADR 1360

  • RADR 2460 - Clinical - new course to replace RADR 1361; A health related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional. Prerequisite: RADR 2360

  • RELI 1311 - Old Testament Survey - the correct prerequisites are as follows: ENGL 0305 or ENGL 0316 AND ENGL 0307 or 0326, OR higher level course (ENGL 1301), OR placement by testing (p. 285)

  • RELI 1312 - New Testament Survey - the correct prerequisites are as follows: ENGL 0305 or ENGL 0316 AND ENGL 0307 or 0326, OR higher level course (ENGL 1301), OR placement by testing (p. 285)

  • RNSG 1209 Introduction to Nursing - remove RNSG 1215 as co-requisite and replace with RNSG 1115 (p. 286)

  • RNSG 1462 Clinical: Concepts of Adult Health - remove co-requisite RNSG 1244 (p. 287)

  • RNSG 2231 Advanced Concepts of Adult Health - remove co-requisite RNSG 2260 (p. 288)

  • RSPT 1166 - Practicum Respiratory Care - remove RSPT 1201 as corequisite and replace with RSPT 1101 (p. 289)

  • RSPT 1101 - Introduction to Respiratory Care -new course for Fall, 2006. Replaces RSPT 1201. An introduction to the field of respiratory care. Topics include the history of respiratory care, hospital organization, medical malpractice, ethics, vital signs, body mechanics, basic cardiopulmonary assessment, infection control and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). Prerequisite: ENGL 0305 or 0316 and ENGL 0307 or 0326, or higher level course (ENGL 1301), or placement by testing.

  • RSPT 1201 - replaced with RSPT 1101 Fall, 2006 (p. 289)

  • SGNL 2301 - Intermediate Sign Language I - instructor approval is not needed for this course (p. 293)

  • SGNL 2302 - Intermediate Sign Language II - instructor approval is not needed for this course (p. 293)

  • SRVY 1171 - Capstone Exam Prep -new course for Spring, 2007; The review course incorporates concepts from all previous surveying and drafting courses and includes the application of knowledge and skills of all previous surveying courses. The course also serves as a review for students seeking to take the NSPS/ACSM Survey Technician Certification Exam. Prerequisite: Departmental Approval

  • SRVY 1301 - Introduction to Surveying – new course for Spring, 2007; An overview of the surveying profession. The history of surveying and its impact on the world. Review of the mathematics used in surveying. Introduction to basic surveying equipment with emphasis on measurements. Instruction on surveying procedures and the limitation of errors. Calculation to determine precision and error of closure. It includes an introduction to survey elements in CAD drafting. Prerequisite: ENGL 0304 or 0315 AND ENGL 0306 or 0325, OR higher level course (ENGL 1301), OR placement by testing

  • SRVY 1315 - Surveying Calculations I - new course for Spring, 2007; An introduction to the mathematics used in surveying and mapping, including algebra, plane trigonometry, and plan, solid, and analytical geometry. Prerequisite: SRVY 1301 and MATH 0306

  • SRVY 1342 - Global Positioning System Techniques for Surveying and Mapping - new course for Spring, 2007; Introduction to Global Positioning System (GPS) in surveying and mapping activities. Major topics include structuring a GPS system, designing a GPS data collection project, using GPS data collection equipment, collecting and processing GPS data, and correcting data errors. Surveying and mapping activities with public and private control networks. Prerequisite: SRVY 1301 and 2313

  • SRVY 1349 - Surveying Calculations II - new course for Spring, 2007; A study of the mathematical applications used in surveying and mapping. An overview of software and hardware, including programmable calculators and computers used in problem solving. Prerequisite: SRVY 1315 and MATH 0308

  • SRVY 1413 - Plane Surveying - new course for Spring, 2007; An introductory overview of surveying equipment and measurement techniques with emphasis on leveling and traversing. Prerequisite: SRVY 1301

  • SRVY 1441 - Land Surveying - new course for Spring, 2007; A study of measurement and determination of boundaries, areas, shapes, location through traversing techniques. Instruction in a variety of adjustment methods using programmed and non-programmed hand-held calculators and computers. Methods of traversing and adjustment of errors according to prevailing and applicable professional standards. Prerequisite: SRVY 1301

  • SRVY 2313 - Control Surveying – new course for Spring, 2007; Emphasis on field astronomy calculations, state plane coordinates and the reduction of information received from Global Positioning System receivers. Prerequisite: SRVY 1301

  • SRVY 2340 - Advanced Plan Surveying - new course for Spring, 2007; Advanced computational skills and application of contemporary tools to the execution of surveying projects, mapping, and construction stakeout. Laboratory exercise use total stations, electronic field books, global positioning systems, and computer software. Prerequisite: SRVY 1413 and Math 0306

  • SRVY 2343 - Surveying–Legal Principles I - new course for Spring, 2007; The study of location, conveyance, ownership and transfer of real property under the laws of the State of Texas. Emphasis on the history of disposition of public land, interpreting written descriptions, dignity of calls and evidence, record search of public and private land records and preparation of a deed record sketch. Prerequisite: SRVY 1301; ENGL 0305 or ENGL 0316 AND ENGL 0307 or 0326, OR higher level course (ENGL 1301), OR placement by testing. Instructor approval required.

  • SRVY 2344 - Surveying-Legal Principles II - new course for Spring, 2007; An advanced course in legal principles, retracement and boundary location with application of legal principles and Rules of Construction for public land and Texas land laws; writing survey reports and property descriptions; and a review of boundary law cases. Prerequisite: SRVY 2343 and ENGL 1301

  • SRVY 2487 – Internship-Survey Tech/Survey - new course for Spring, 2007; A work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. A learning plan is developed by the college and the employer. Prerequisite: Departmental Approval
    VNSG 1323 - Basic Nursing Skills - should be 2 hrs. lecture and 3 hrs. lab ( p. 299)


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