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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.

 

Art

   •  ART 292 - Studio Photography
   •  ART 293 - Wedding Photography
   •  ART 294 - Architectural Photography
   •  ART 929 - Individual Projects

Aging Services Management

   •  ASM 150 - Communication with the Elderly
   •  ASM 155 - Impact of Demographics
   •  ASM 160 - Aspects of Aging
   •  ASM 165 - Healthy Aging
   •  ASM 180 - Cultural Diversity
   •  ASM 200 - Depression, Death & Grieving
   •  ASM 238 - Financial Management in AS
   •  ASM 239 - Info Systems in Healthcare
   •  ASM 240 - Practicum I: Social Services
   •  ASM 241 - Practicum II: Dietary
   •  ASM 242 - Practicum III: Legal Aspects and Government Organizations
   •  ASM 243 - Practicum IV: Nursing
   •  ASM 244 - Practicum V: Environmental Services
   •  ASM 245 - Practicum VI: Activities/Community Resources
   •  ASM 246 - Practicum VII: Business Administration
   •  ASM 247 - Practicum VIII: Administrative Organization
   •  ASM 248 - Practicum IX: Human Resource Management
   •  ASM 256 - Agency Experience
   •  ASM 261 - Regulation of NF/SNF
   •  ASM 263 - Practicum I: Quality of Life
   •  ASM 264 - Pract II: Human Resource
   •  ASM 265 - Pract III: Finance
   •  ASM 266 - Pract IV: Environment
   •  ASM 267 - Pract V: Leadership & Mgmt
   •  ASM 274 - Law & Ethics in Healthcare
   •  ASM 278 - Management in Senior Care
   •  ASM 279 - HealthCare Human Resources
   •  ASM 280 - HealthCare Delivery Systems
   •  ASM 282 - Aging Services
   •  ASM 283 - Aging Policies & Gov Programs
   •  ASM 291 - Activity Coordinator
   •  ASM 295 - Death and Dying
   •  ASM 800 - Seminar I
   •  ASM 805 - Seminar II

Auto Tech CAP (Chrysler)

   •  ATC 320 - Technical Internship I
   •  ATC 328 - Chrysler Elec Systems Repair
   •  ATC 330 - Technical Internship II
   •  ATC 335 - Service/Repair Chrysler Engine
   •  ATC 336 - Chrysler Fuel Systems
   •  ATC 340 - Technical Internship III
   •  ATC 346 - Chrysler Engine Performance
   •  ATC 347 - Chrysler Heating & AC
   •  ATC 350 - Technical Internship IV
   •  ATC 353 - Chrysler Power Train Systems
   •  ATC 354 - Chrysler Manual Drivetrains
   •  ATC 355 - Chrysler Automatic Drivetrains
   •  ATC 356 - Advanced Chrysler Systems
   •  ATC 360 - Technical Internship V

Ford ASSET

   •  ATF 280 - Ford Steering/Susp/Brakes
   •  ATF 290 - Adv. Ford Steering/Susp/Brake
   •  ATF 312 - Ford Automotive Electrical
   •  ATF 317 - Ford Shop Fund & Minor Svc
   •  ATF 320 - Technical Internship I
   •  ATF 326 - Ford Automotive Climate Ctrl
   •  ATF 328 - Ford Electronic Systems Diag
   •  ATF 330 - Technical Internship II
   •  ATF 333 - Ford Engine Diagnosis/Repair
   •  ATF 336 - Ford Fuel Systems & Injection
   •  ATF 337 - Ford Driveability & Emissions
   •  ATF 340 - Technical Internship III
   •  ATF 344 - Ford Driveline & 4x4 Diag/Rpr
   •  ATF 345 - Ford Manual Transmissions
   •  ATF 346 - Ford Transmission & Transaxle
   •  ATF 350 - Technical Internship IV
   •  ATF 352 - Ford Systems/Technology Update
   •  ATF 362 - Ford Diesel Engine Technology

Auto Tech ASEP (GM)

   •  ATG 312 - GM Specialized Electronics Trn
   •  ATG 320 - GM Brake Systems
   •  ATG 322 - GM Steering & Suspension
   •  ATG 326 - GM Auto AC Systems
   •  ATG 327 - Minor Svc/Repair/GM Engines
   •  ATG 328 - Diagnosis/Repair-GM Elect Sys
   •  ATG 329 - Technical Internship I
   •  ATG 330 - Technical Internship II
   •  ATG 333 - Major Service Proc/GM Engines
   •  ATG 336 - GM Fuel Systems
   •  ATG 337 - GM Engine Performance
   •  ATG 340 - Technical Internship III
   •  ATG 344 - GM Manual Drivetrains
   •  ATG 345 - GM Automatic Drivetrains
   •  ATG 350 - Technical Internship IV
   •  ATG 354 - Advanced GM Motors Systems

Automotive Technology

   •  AUT 111 - Intro to Auto Tech I
   •  AUT 112 - Intro to AutoTech II
   •  AUT 114 - Shop Fund & Minor Service
   •  AUT 140 - Welding for Automotive Mechani
   •  AUT 163 - Automotive Engine Repair
   •  AUT 173 - Adv Automotive Engine Repair
   •  AUT 242 - Basic Automotive Powertrain
   •  AUT 243 - Adv Automotive Powertrain
   •  AUT 404 - Basic Suspension & Steering
   •  AUT 524 - Auto Brake Systems & Service
   •  AUT 535 - Adv Auto Brakes & Alignment
   •  AUT 601 - Auto Electrical I
   •  AUT 612 - Auto Electrical II
   •  AUT 615 - Auto Electricity/Electronics
 

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