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    Des Moines Area Community College
   
 
  Oct 20, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Course Catalog

Course Descriptions


The following are standard, approved subjects. Availability of any subject depends on the scheduling, program and student needs at the time. The receiving college or university determines the transferability of courses.

Course Types

Adjunct Adjunct courses may be temporary or experimental and may be used to fulfill elective credit in programs that lead to a degree or diploma. Adjunct courses may not be used to fulfill or substitute for required or option courses in any degree or program.

General Noncore courses identified as freshman-sophomore courses.

Open Occupationally specific courses corresponding to courses in certain professional programs at four-year institutions.

Voc/Tech Occupationally specific courses. Transferability is generally limited. Only 16 credits can apply to the AA/AS degree.

Core Traditional liberal arts courses in the first two years of a baccalaureate degree.

College preparatory (Coll Prep) College preparatory and skill building courses. College Preparatory courses cannot be used to fulfill degree requirements.

P/F Indicates courses taken pass/fail.

Prerequisites Successful completion of a course or other criterion necessary for a student to succeed in a higher level course.

Corequisites A course that must be taken concurrently or prior to the course.

*An instructor may deny enrollment in or drop a student from a specific course if a course
Prerequisite has not been met.

 

Heating and Air Conditioning

   •  HCR 506 - Air Distribution
   •  HCR 515 - Sheet Metal Fabrication
   •  HCR 717 - Blueprint Reading
   •  HCR 803 - Environmental Controls
   •  HCR 840 - Computer Load Calculations
   •  HCR 932 - Internship

History

   •  HIS 112 - West Civ: Ancient to Early Mod
   •  HIS 113 - West Civ: Early Modern to Pres
   •  HIS 150 - U.S. History to 1877
   •  HIS 153 - U.S. History since 1877
   •  HIS 201 - Iowa History
   •  HIS 211 - Modern Asian History
   •  HIS 216 - History of Modern Russia
   •  HIS 249 - Study Abroad: Brit Life & Culture
   •  HIS 257 - African-American History
   •  HIS 266 - The Civil War
   •  HIS 280 - Family History Research

Health Information Technology

   •  HIT 120 - Pharmacology for HIT
   •  HIT 125 - Essentials of Health Records
   •  HIT 162 - Data Security for Health IT
   •  HIT 290 - Reimbursement Methods
   •  HIT 315 - Electronic App for Health Data
   •  HIT 339 - Quality Management
   •  HIT 360 - Introduction to HIT
   •  HIT 390 - Intro HIT Project Management
   •  HIT 420 - Legal Aspects of Health Info
   •  HIT 430 - Quality Improvement
   •  HIT 450 - Health Statistics
   •  HIT 520 - Internship I
   •  HIT 521 - Internship II

Honors

   •  HON 100 - Introduction to Honors
   •  HON 200 - Honors Capstone

Health Science

   •  HSC 102 - Emergency Care
   •  HSC 105 - Survey of Health Careers
   •  HSC 109 - Intro to Health Careers
   •  HSC 120 - Medical Terminology I
   •  HSC 121 - Medical Terminology II
   •  HSC 159 - ESL Prep for Healthcare Educ.
   •  HSC 172 - Nurse Aide
   •  HSC 182 - Advanced Nurse Aide
   •  HSC 183 - CCDI-Dementia Illness Training
   •  HSC 231 - Medical Science Observation I
   •  HSC 232 - Medical Science Observation II
   •  HSC 240 - Human Nutrition
   •  HSC 281 - Limited Radiology

Human Services

   •  HSV 109 - Intro to Human Services
   •  HSV 130 - Interviewing/Interper Relation
   •  HSV 133 - Conflict Resolution
   •  HSV 135 - Women's Issues
   •  HSV 185 - Discrimination and Diversity
   •  HSV 220 - Intro to Counseling Theories
   •  HSV 228 - Group Counseling Techniques
   •  HSV 230 - Community Organization
   •  HSV 255 - Addictive Disease Concepts
   •  HSV 286 - Intervention Theories/Prac I
   •  HSV 288 - Intervention Theories/Prac II
   •  HSV 802 - Internship
   •  HSV 811 - Pract: Chem Depend Counsel I
   •  HSV 812 - Pract: Chem Depend Counsel II

Humanities

   •  HUM 116 - Encounters in Humanities
   •  HUM 120 - Introduction to Film
   •  HUM 121 - America in the Movies
   •  HUM 249 - Study Abroad: BritLife & Culture

Industrial Technology

   •  IND 124 - Control Systems Overview
   •  IND 144 - Pump Overhaul and Repair
   •  IND 146 - Mech Power Transmission I
   •  IND 147 - Mechanical Power Trans II

Informatics

   •  INF 110 - Fundamental Informatics
   •  INF 130 - Social Informatics
   •  INF 220 - Human-Computer Interaction
   •  INF 230 - Organization Informatics
   •  INF 310 - Informatics Security
   •  INF 320 - Legal Informatics Issues

Interior Design

   •  INT 124 - Interior Design Analysis
   •  INT 125 - Interior Design Planning

Interpretation and Translation

   •  ITR 101 - Intro Interpret & Translation
   •  ITR 102 - Tools Interpret & Translate
   •  ITR 103 - Fundamentals of Interpretation
   •  ITR 104 - Fundamentals of Translation
   •  ITR 109 - Interp/Trans Ethics I
   •  ITR 209 - Interp/Trans Ethics II
   •  ITR 211 - Business Term & Sight Trans
   •  ITR 213 - Business Interpretation I
   •  ITR 214 - Business Interpretation II
   •  ITR 217 - Business Translation
   •  ITR 231 - Education Term & Sight Trans
   •  ITR 233 - Education Interpretation I
   •  ITR 234 - Education Interpretation II
   •  ITR 237 - Education Translation
   •  ITR 251 - Hum Serv Term & Sight Trans
   •  ITR 253 - Hum Serv Interpretation I
   •  ITR 254 - Hum Serv Interpretation II
   •  ITR 257 - Hum Serv Translation
   •  ITR 271 - Healthcare Term & Sight Trans
   •  ITR 273 - Healthcare Interpretation I
   •  ITR 274 - Healthcare Interpretation II
   •  ITR 277 - Healthcare Translation
   •  ITR 291 - Judiciary Term & Sight Trans
   •  ITR 293 - Judiciary Interpretation I
   •  ITR 294 - Judiciary Interpretation II
 

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