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Fall 2014 Online Course List

The following courses will be offered in the Fall 15-Week Term, which runs from September 4 – December 20, 2014


Fall 2014 Online Courses

ANTH 116 – Introduction to Physical Anthropology

Students will study humans as primates as they study the place of humans in nature. They will consider how physical anthropology can be applied to studies of forensics and medical anthropology. NOTE: This course is offered only in the Fall term.
Credits:  3

BIOL 126 – Exploring Biology: Cycles of Life

Exploring Biology: Cycles of Life is a general study of the basic concepts of biology for the non-science major.  Topics include: chemistry in life, cell structure and function, genetics, evolution, diversity of life and ecology.  Topics are covered at an introductory level to provide students an overview of biological science and its relevance in the world.   Prerequisite: MATH 012, or MATH 015 or passing score in computation of Basic Skills Tests, READ 095 or passing score in reading on Basic Skills Test, and ENGL 095 or passing score in writing on Basic Skills Test
Credits:  3

CRJU 101 – Introduction to Criminal Justice

The social and institutional response to crime is discussed topically in this interdisciplinary survey of the American Criminal Justice System. Students are required to formulate views on controversial issues and concerns such as plea bargaining, the exclusionary rule, the insanity defense and the death penalty. This course is a prerequisite for all 200 level courses in the Criminal Justice program.
Credits: 3

CRJU 245 – Delinquency and Juvenile Justice

The course will examine the social and behavioral causes of delinquency. In addition, the historical background, legal rights and procedural problems of the juvenile justice system will be reviewed. Students will be expected to: identify and describe four separate theories of delinquency, distinguish the practices and procedures of the adult justice system from the juvenile justice system and explain recent reforms and innovations in deliquency prevention, punishment and treatment. (Prerequisite: A grade of “C” or higher in CRJU 101)
Credits: 3

ENGL 170 – Introduction to Social Media

This course teaches strategies and techniques for the utilization of Social Media applications for the purpose of creating a personal or professional web presence for a person or brand. Students will learn to effectively use current social media sites to interact appropriately with their intended audience within the realm of the feeds best suited for their intended promotions and objectives.

Credits: 3

ENGL 221 – Creative Writing

The student will plan, write and revise fiction and nonfiction, including short stories, poetry, articles and novels. Help will be available for writers who have not yet broken into print and for those who want to prepare manuscripts for publication.

Credits: 3

ENVR 107 – Environmental Science

This introductory laboratory science course integrates the biological, chemical, political, and economic aspects of the environment as they relate to environmental sustainability, pollution, natural resource conservation, and the enactment of environmental policies. The course draws on the foundations of ecology to understand how human population growth and resulting technology affect individual species, biodiversity, and ecosystem health. The laboratory component of the course will, through field experiences, computer simulations, and laboratory analyses, employ the scientific method of inquiry as a tool to analyze real-world environmental data to quantify human impacts leading to potential solutions to environmental problems. Students will not receive credit for both ENVR-105 and ENVR-107. Students should select either ENVR-105 or ENVR-107 based on general education requirements or career goals. Students completing ENVR-105 prior to Fall 2009 should consult their counselor before registering for ENVR-107.

Prerequisites or Corequisites: MATH-021, MATH-025 or satisfactory completion of the College’s basic skills requirement in algebra, READ-092, READ-095 or satisfactory completion of the College’s basic skills requirement in reading.

Credits: 4

HITC 223 – Health Information Reporting

This course addresses medical statistics and quality improvement. It includes topics such as sources and use of health data and computations commonly used by health care facilities. In addition quality indicators and the principles of performance improvement are covered.(Prerequisite or co-requisite: HITC-121)
Credits: 3

JOUR 101 – Introduction to Journalism

Students learn to develop and evaluate sources of information, to analyze audience needs, to develop a sense of importance, to write concisely and clearly and to background themselves quickly. The course emphasizes clarity and conciseness in writing and examines those techniques in successful writing for both fiction and nonfiction. Students also gain an understanding of what makes news, who decides what becomes news and how media decide what to publish or broadcast. (Prerequisite: ENGL-095 or satisfactory completion of the College’s basic skills requirement in writing)

Credits: 3

MATH 151 – Intermediate Algebra

This course prepares students for courses that require algebraic skills beyond those taught in Elementary Algebra. Topics include equations, inequalities, linear systems in two and three variables, complex numbers and applications of functions: linear, exponential, logarithmic, quadratic, polynomial, rational and radical. In addition, the course provides a basic introduction to right triangle trigonometry, vectors, and the Laws of Sines and Cosines. Problems are approached from a variety of perspectives, including graphical, numerical, verbal and algebraic. A graphing calculator is required – the specific model is determined by the department.

Prerequisite: MATH 022 or MATH 025 or satisfactory completion of the College’s basic skills requirement in algebra. Please note that in-person testing is required.

Credits: 4

NEWT 106 – Introduction to Networking TCP/IP

The objective of this course is to provide students with a practical understanding of networking and the skills required to setup and use TCP/IP networks.  Instruction will include demonstration and hands-on experience of networking and TCP/IP concepts.  Additionally, this course provides students with an overview of the facilities and services provided by the TCP/IP suite and others.  It is useful for students who wish to understand networking concepts with TCP/IP or make decisions about implementing a TCP/IP network.  The course concentrates on the Windows Operating System with TCP/IP implementation.

Credits: 3

 

NURS 165 – Issues in Nursing

This course introduces students to current issues in nursing and health care. A range of topics is explored from philosophical, theoretical, ethical, social, economic, historical and research perspectives. A critical thinking approach that incorporates the elements of reasoning and universal intellectual standards focuses the student on generating new thoughts, understandings, beliefs and insights.

Credits: 2

PLGL 135 – Family Law

The purpose of the Family Law Course is to give legal assistants an understanding of domestic relations law. Students will learn how the laws governing family situations are applied. The content of the course covers dissolution, child custody, child support, alimony, property settlement agreements, orders to show cause, domestic violence and adoption. The students will be able to define and differentiate between the various grounds for divorce and annulment, and they will be able to prepare all forms and pleadings necessary for divorce, and annulment proceedings. This course is designed to give an overview of the law, rules of procedure, ethical and professional responsibilities and tasks essential to the role of the paralegal in assisting the attorney in the family law litigation process.  (Prerequisite or Corequisite: PLGL-105)
Credits: 3

 

NURS 263 – Managing and Coordinating Nursing Care

In Managing and Coordinating Nursing Care, students use the Human Needs Framework to integrate nursing management concepts and principles in planning the care of groups of clients in the acute care setting.

Prerequisite: NURS 262

NOTE: NURSING 262 students will need to flex their clinical hours to follow the preceptor’s schedule and will vary on a weekly basis.

Student will be required to attend an in class orientation and have in person proctored testing on the Lincroft Campus. See Master Schedule for clinical sections.

Credits: 3

RADT 150 – Introduction to Radiologic Technology

This introductory course provides a basic foundation for the practice of radio-logic technology.  It provides fundamental concepts of radiation protection principles and image development and processing concepts.  (Co-requisite: RADT-151, RADT-152 and RADT-153)

Credits: 2

PSYC 216 – Abnormal Psychology

The students will demonstrate knowledge of the descriptions, natural history and psychodynamics of various types of abnormal behavior in order to function effectively as a member of a treatment team. Students are required to spend 10 hours in field work to practice observation skills.

Prerequisites: PSYC 105 or PSYC 106; PSYC 111 required for Human Services Program majors.

Credits: 3

SOCI 216 – Sociology of Minorities

This course examines the inter-relationship between race, class, gender and ethnicity and how these structures have shaped the experience of all people in America. A sociological and historical perspective is applied to analyze how a social configuration characterized by cultural diversity affects the individual consciousness, group interaction and group access to institutional power and privileges. SOCI 101 is recommended, but not required. NOTE: This course is only offered in the Spring Term.

Credits: 3

SPAN 102 – Elementary Spanish Communication II

Students will build upon skills acquired in the first semester course and will be able to express themselves in a variety of more complex situations in Spanish. Prerequisite: a “C” or higher in SPAN 101 or instructor approval

Credits: 4