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    Des Moines Area Community College
   
 
  Sep 21, 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.

 

Criminal Justice

   •  CRJ 109 - Theories of Interviewing
   •  CRJ 111 - Police and Society
   •  CRJ 128 - Victimology
   •  CRJ 137 - Juvenile Law
   •  CRJ 141 - Criminal Investigation
   •  CRJ 167 - Operating Sys. for Forensics
   •  CRJ 176 - Computer Forensics I
   •  CRJ 178 - E-Crime Investigative Methods
   •  CRJ 179 - White Collar Crime
   •  CRJ 195 - Crime Scene Investigation
   •  CRJ 196 - Crime Scene Investigation 1
   •  CRJ 197 - Crime Scene Investigation 2
   •  CRJ 220 - Community-Based Corrections
   •  CRJ 222 - Correctional Treatment Methods
   •  CRJ 229 - Penology
   •  CRJ 237 - Criminal & Constitutional Law
   •  CRJ 238 - Corrections & Constitutional Law
   •  CRJ 239 - Special-Need Offenders
   •  CRJ 248 - Scientific Investigation
   •  CRJ 264 - Effective Courtroom Testimony
   •  CRJ 276 - Computer Forensics II
   •  CRJ 277 - Adv Digital Forensic Methods
   •  CRJ 292 - Police Phys Fitness and Cond
   •  CRJ 293 - Crim Justice Report Writing
   •  CRJ 296 - Latent Friction Ridge Evidence
   •  CRJ 297 - Death & Injury Investigations
   •  CRJ 298 - Bloodstain Pattern Analysis
   •  CRJ 301 - Intro to Homeland Security
   •  CRJ 302 - Transportation & Border Sec
   •  CRJ 303 - Intel Analysis & Sec Mgmt
   •  CRJ 305 - Introduction to Cyber Terrorism
   •  CRJ 333 - Crime Scene Investigation & Forensic Photography
   •  CRJ 932 - Internship

Collision Repair/Refinishing

   •  CRR 101 - Sheet Metal Welding
   •  CRR 150 - Basic Shop Safety
   •  CRR 202 - Plastic Repair
   •  CRR 325 - Sheet Metal Fundamentals
   •  CRR 502 - Frame Damage Analysis
   •  CRR 655 - Advanced Collision Repair
   •  CRR 742 - Estimating Theory
   •  CRR 760 - Advanced Estimating
   •  CRR 841 - Principles of Refinishing
   •  CRR 876 - Refinishing Production
   •  CRR 877 - Refinishing Applications

Computer Science

   •  CSC 105 - Computer Essentials
   •  CSC 109 - Experience Information Technology
   •  CSC 110 - Intro to Computers

Dental Assistant

   •  DEA 253 - Dental Science I
   •  DEA 256 - Dental Anatomy
   •  DEA 263 - Dental Science II
   •  DEA 297 - Ethics/Jurisprudence Seminar
   •  DEA 321 - Dental Radiography II
   •  DEA 424 - Dental Materials Lab
   •  DEA 507 - Principles of Dental Assisting
   •  DEA 576 - Dental Assisting Clinic I
   •  DEA 577 - Dental Assisting Clinic II
   •  DEA 591 - Dental Assisting Seminar
   •  DEA 615 - Clinical Dental Assisting
   •  DEA 702 - Dental Office Procedures

Dental Hygiene

   •  DHY 114 - Dent Hyg Anatomical Science
   •  DHY 121 - Oral Histology & Embryology
   •  DHY 133 - Pharmacology
   •  DHY 141 - General & Oral Pathology
   •  DHY 161 - Oral Radiology
   •  DHY 170 - Principles of Dental Hygiene
   •  DHY 171 - Principles of Dental Hyg Pract
   •  DHY 181 - Dental Hygiene I
   •  DHY 182 - Clinical Dental Hygiene I
   •  DHY 211 - Periodontology
   •  DHY 221 - Dental Materials
   •  DHY 223 - Dental Materials Lab
   •  DHY 230 - Oral Health Nutrition
   •  DHY 251 - Community Oral Health
   •  DHY 261 - Dental Health Education
   •  DHY 281 - Dental Hygiene II
   •  DHY 282 - Clinical Dental Hygiene II
   •  DHY 291 - Dental Hygiene III
   •  DHY 292 - Clinical Dental Hygiene III
   •  DHY 301 - Dental Hygiene IV
   •  DHY 302 - Clinical Dental Hygiene IV

Drama-Film and Theatre

   •  DRA 101 - Introduction to Theatre
   •  DRA 130 - Acting I
   •  DRA 147 - Creative Drama School/Rec
   •  DRA 945 - Practicum I
   •  DRA 946 - Practicum II
   •  DRA 948 - Practicum III

Diesel

   •  DSL 145 - Basic Electricity
   •  DSL 155 - Advanced Electricity
   •  DSL 330 - Diesel Engine Tune-Up
   •  DSL 356 - Diesel Engines I
   •  DSL 366 - Diesel Engines II
   •  DSL 409 - Diesel Electronics
   •  DSL 438 - Diesel Fuel Systems
   •  DSL 546 - Power Trains I
   •  DSL 555 - Power Trains II
   •  DSL 606 - Hydraulics and Brakes
   •  DSL 733 - Air Conditioning
   •  DSL 830 - Operation & Maintenance
   •  DSL 845 - Heavy Equipment Repair
   •  DSL 855 - Truck Repair
 

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