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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.

 

Global Studies

   •  GLS 220 - The Middle East and Islam
   •  GLS 230 - Latin America
   •  GLS 235 - Intro to International Studies

Graphic Design

   •  GRD 301 - Intro to Desktop Publishing
   •  GRD 403 - Communication Design I
   •  GRD 404 - Typography II
   •  GRD 405 - Typography I
   •  GRD 408 - Introduction to Rich Media and Animation
   •  GRD 410 - Illustration I
   •  GRD 411 - Communication Design II
   •  GRD 414 - Illustration II
   •  GRD 415 -  InDesign I
   •  GRD 419 - Lettering and Sign Art
   •  GRD 421 - Internship Preparation
   •  GRD 424 - Graphic Design Internship
   •  GRD 426 - Communication Design III
   •  GRD 430 - InDesign II
   •  GRD 432 - Intro to Digital Publishing
   •  GRD 437 - Communication Design IV
   •  GRD 439 - Digital Asset Production
   •  GRD 448 - Airbrush I
   •  GRD 450 - Airbrush II
   •  GRD 452 - Airbrush III
   •  GRD 453 - Illustration for Animation
   •  GRD 455 - 2D Animation
   •  GRD 459 - Illustrator
   •  GRD 462 - Computer Graphics II
   •  GRD 463 - Photoshop
   •  GRD 464 - Digital Artistry
   •  GRD 465 - 3D Modeling and Texturing
   •  GRD 467 - After Effects for Motion Graphics
   •  GRD 470 - Interactive Media I
   •  GRD 471 - Interactive Media II
   •  GRD 473 - Motion Graphics and Spl Effect
   •  GRD 475 - After Effects for Advanced Compositing
   •  GRD 477 - Storyboarding & Scriptwriting
   •  GRD 479 - Digital Audio Recording and Editing
   •  GRD 480 - Video Production I
   •  GRD 481 - Video Production II
   •  GRD 482 - Video Production III
   •  GRD 483 - Intro to Autodesk 3dsMax
   •  GRD 484 - Premiere/Video Editing I
   •  GRD 485 - Animation 1
   •  GRD 486 - Premiere/Video Editing II
   •  GRD 487 - Animation 2
   •  GRD 488 - Introduction to Cinema 4D
   •  GRD 490 - Introduction to Autodesk Maya Animation
   •  GRD 492 - Animation Demo Reel Production
   •  GRD 494 - Animation Capstone Group Project
   •  GRD 900 - Field Studies in Graphic Design
   •  GRT 400 - Intro to Printing Methods
   •  GRT 403 - Production Methods
   •  GRT 404 - Intro to Visual Communications
   •  GRT 409 - Project Planning & Management

Graphic Technologies

   •  GRT 415 - Digital Imaging I
   •  GRT 420 - Advanced Printing Methods
   •  GRT 424 - Digital Imaging II
   •  GRT 426 - Digital Publishing III
   •  GRT 427 - Specialty Printing Methods
   •  GRT 430 - Emerging Technologies
   •  GRT 433 - InDesign III
   •  GRT 453 - Printing Methods Capstone
   •  GRT 455 - Digital Publishing Capstone
   •  GRT 466 - Digital Imaging for Print
   •  GRT 932 - Internship

Hospitality, Culinary & Management

   •  HCM 100 - Sanitation & Safety
   •  HCM 110 - Baking (lab)
   •  HCM 124 - Advanced Baking
   •  HCM 143 - Food Preparation I
   •  HCM 144 - Food Preparation I Lab
   •  HCM 152 - Food Preparation II
   •  HCM 153 - Food Preparation II Lab
   •  HCM 167 - Culinary Skills Development
   •  HCM 168 - Advanced Culinary Cuisine
   •  HCM 170 - Culinary Cuisine Lab
   •  HCM 172 - International Cuisine (lab)
   •  HCM 173 - International Cuisine
   •  HCM 175 - International Cuisine Lab II
   •  HCM 200 - Dining Room Service
   •  HCM 210 - Dining Management
   •  HCM 215 - Fine Dining Experience 2 Lab
   •  HCM 231 - Nutrition
   •  HCM 240 - Menu Planning & Design
   •  HCM 250 - Purchasing
   •  HCM 270 - Garde Manger
   •  HCM 300 - Beverage Management
   •  HCM 320 - Intro to Hospitality Industry
   •  HCM 510 - Work Experience
   •  HCM 550 - Food and Wine Seminar
   •  HCM 600 - Intro to Lodging Operations
   •  HCM 604 - Hotel Service Internship
   •  HCM 605 - Hotel Administration

Heating and Air Conditioning

   •  HCR 253 - Residential Heating & AC
   •  HCR 256 - Applied Heating & AC
   •  HCR 260 - HVAC Trade Skills I
   •  HCR 270 - Advanced Heating & AC
   •  HCR 290 - Commercial HVAC/Refrigeration
   •  HCR 307 - Fundamentals of Refrigeration
   •  HCR 404 - Electricity
   •  HCR 440 - Electrical Controls & Circuits
 

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