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    Des Moines Area Community College
   
 
  Sep 23, 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.

 

Interpretation and Translation

   •  ITR 297 - Judiciary Translation
   •  ITR 811 - Business I/T Internship
   •  ITR 831 - Education I/T Internship
   •  ITR 851 - Hum Serv I/T Internship
   •  ITR 871 - Healthcare I/T Internship
   •  ITR 891 - Judiciary I/T Internship
   •  ITR 910 - Emphasis Seminar

Journalism

   •  JOU 110 - Intro to Mass Media
   •  JOU 113 - Gender, Sexuality and Media
   •  JOU 114 - Diversity and the Media
   •  JOU 121 - Newswriting and Reporting
   •  JOU 122 - Intro to News Production
   •  JOU 124 - Digital Media Production
   •  JOU 142 - News Practicum I
   •  JOU 143 - News Practicum II
   •  JOU 163 - News Media and Politics
   •  JOU 165 - Principles of Advertising
   •  JOU 242 - News Practicum III
   •  JOU 243 - News Practicum IV

Literature

   •  LIT 101 - Intro to Literature
   •  LIT 105 - Children's Literature
   •  LIT 110 - Amer Literature to Mid 1800s
   •  LIT 111 - Amer Literature since Mid 1800
   •  LIT 130 - African-American Literature
   •  LIT 142 - Major British Writers
   •  LIT 150 - World Literature I
   •  LIT 151 - World Literature II
   •  LIT 166 - Science Fiction
   •  LIT 180 - Mythology
   •  LIT 185 - Contemporary Literature
   •  LIT 188 - Detective Fiction
   •  LIT 190 - Women Writers
   •  LIT 193 - Humor in Literature
   •  LIT 209 - Literature Film Adaptation
   •  LIT 210 - The Graphic Novel

Medical Assistant

   •  MAP 106 - Medical Office Essentials
   •  MAP 110 - Medical Office Management I
   •  MAP 118 - Medical Office Management II
   •  MAP 129 - Medical Terminology
   •  MAP 141 - Medical Insurance
   •  MAP 144 - Beginning Medical Coding
   •  MAP 150 - Adv. Medical Billing/Coding
   •  MAP 155 - Medical Coding Certification Preparation
   •  MAP 160 - HIPAA Exam Preparation
   •  MAP 225 - Med Lab Procedures I
   •  MAP 228 - Med Lab Procedures II
   •  MAP 255 - Diagnostic Radiography I
   •  MAP 256 - Diagnostic Radiography II
   •  MAP 347 - Medical Office Procedures I
   •  MAP 348 - Medical Office Procedures II
   •  MAP 423 - Professional Development
   •  MAP 532 - Human Body-Health & Disease
   •  MAP 544 - Human Body-Health & Disease I
   •  MAP 554 - Human Body-Health & Disease II
   •  MAP 603 - Employment Seminar
   •  MAP 606 - Professional Development III
   •  MAP 624 - Practicum
   •  MAP 806 - Internship Seminar - Medical Office Specialist
   •  MAP 807 - Internship - Medical Office Specialist

Mathematics

   •  MAT 034 - Arithmetic
   •  MAT 053 - Pre-Algebra
   •  MAT 063 - Elementary Algebra
   •  MAT 064 - College Prep Math
   •  MAT 073 - Elementary Algebra II
   •  MAT 093 - Math Study Skills
   •  MAT 110 - Math for Liberal Arts
   •  MAT 114 - Elementary Educators Math I
   •  MAT 116 - Elementary Educators Math II
   •  MAT 121 - College Algebra
   •  MAT 129 - Precalculus
   •  MAT 130 - Trigonometry
   •  MAT 141 - Finite Math
   •  MAT 148 - Linear Algebra w/Applications
   •  MAT 157 - Statistics
   •  MAT 160 - Statistical Business Appl.
   •  MAT 162 - Prin. of Business Statistics
   •  MAT 166 - Calculus for Busn/Social Sci
   •  MAT 211 - Calculus I
   •  MAT 217 - Calculus II
   •  MAT 219 - Calculus III
   •  MAT 227 - Diff Equations with Laplace
   •  MAT 772 - Applied Math
   •  MAT 773 - Applied Math II
   •  MAT 900 - Field Studies in Actuarial Science

Mobile Development Technology

   •  MDT 101 - Survey of Mobile Development Technologies
   •  MDT 103 - The Business of App Development
   •  MDT 105 - Mobile User Interface Design
   •  MDT 106 - Mobile Device Security
   •  MDT 110 - Android App Development I
   •  MDT 120 - Apple App Development I
   •  MDT 121 - Objective-C for Apple Apps
   •  MDT 210 - Android App Development II
   •  MDT 220 - Apple App Development II
   •  MDT 310 - Mobile Web App Fundamentals
   •  MDT 320 - Mobile Data Storage Management
   •  MDT 330 - Location Based Services and Sensors
   •  MDT 341 - Mobile Game Development I

Manufacturing

   •  MFG 105 - Machine Shop Measuring
   •  MFG 121 - Machine Trade Printreading I
   •  MFG 132 - Machine Trade Printreading II
 

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