Summer III 2014 Course List

* Attn Students: Second section of ACCT 102 Just Added! *

The following courses will be offered in the Summer III 6-Week Term, which runs from July 7 – August 16, 2014

Online Courses – Summer III 2014

ACCT 102 – Principles of Accounting II

This course is a continuation of ACCT 101.  It introduces partnership and corporate accounting.  Long-term assets and liabilities, cash flow and analysis of financial statements are emphasized.  Prerequisite:  ACCT 101.
Credits:  3

ANTH 105 – Cultural Anthropology

The student will investigate the concepts of culture and apply them to different cultures of the world. The student will determine the universal aspects of each culture concept and investigate the development and consequences of culture’s evolution from simple to complex.
Credits:  3

CHEM 101 – General Chemistry

The student will investigate the fundamental concepts of chemistry from a theoretical approach and participate in a laboratory program that demonstrates this theory. The subjects covered include atomic structure, chemical bonding, acids and bases, gases, solids and liquids and properties of solutions. The course content is designed for the science major who wishes to transfer to a four-year institution. (Prerequisites: HS Chemistry or a grade of “C” or higher in CHEM 100 or equivalent, and a grade of “C” or higher in MATH 151)

Credits: 5

CHEM 116 – Chemistry in Life

This chemistry course for non-science majors will focus on the role chemistry plays in maintaining and improving our quality of life. Topics include environmental issues such as air pollution, acid rain and recycling; the study of energy sources including nuclear power; and health issues such as nutrition and world hunger. The accompanying lab involves the study of common items found in everyday life.

Prerequisite: MATH 012 or MATH 015 or satisfactory completion of the College’s basic skills requirement in computation.

Credits: 4

Students do lab work in this section—DO NOT sign up for separate lab section

CHEM 136 – Introduction to Inorganic, Organic, and Biological Chemistry

The student will consider selected concepts from inorganic, organic and biological chemistry which will be applied to allied health and biological fields. Skills will be developed in a laboratory program which enhances topics under consideration. The program is designed for students who have had no previous chemistry course.

Credits: 4

COMP 129 – Information Technology

This course is a rigorous introduction to computer science and computer applications. This course emphasizes common computer/technology skills and helps students access, process and present information. This course contains a component that helps the student to recognize, analyze and assess ethical issues and situations in computer science.

Prerequisite: READ 095 is recommended. Students are required to take multiple tests in-person.

Credits: 3

ENGL 121 – English Composition: The Writing Process

English 121 is an introductory writing course where students compose and revise narrative and expository essays and prepare for the study of literature by using writing to analyze texts. Through a writers’ workshop approach, students explore the writing process, respond to a variety of texts and learn to communicate their ideas effectively and confidently in writing.

Prerequisite: A grade of “C” or higher in ENGL 095, ENGL 097 or satisfactory completion of the College’s basic skills requirement in writing.

Credits: 3

ENGL 122 – English Composition: Writing and Research

This course teaches techniques and strategies for conducting research and for writing effectively on a range of subjects. Students learn to write and revise convincing papers using critical thinking skills and information they find to support an assertion or position. Related reasoning and support for papers necessitates inquiry into social ethics and moral situations. Students learn to analyze and process this information using foundational principles of logic, ethical reasoning, and social morals. Students also learn and demonstrate proper documentation style.

Prerequisite: A grade of “C” or higher in ENGL 121.

Credits: 3

BUSI 222 – Business Law II

The student will identify, define and describe sales, security devices, partnerships, corporations, commercial paper and bankruptcy. NOTE: This course is offered only in the Summer term.
Credits: 3

ENGL 235 – World Literature I

The student will read and respond to masterpieces of world literature from earliest times to the 18th century. The works’ relevance for contemporary readers will be examined. This broad based exploration of the ancient world, as seen through its literary art, exposes students to a wide variety of cultures, histories and regions. Those regions include works from Africa, the Middle East, China, Japan, India, Central Asia, the Americas and Europe.

Prerequisite: ENGL 095, ENGL 097 or satisfactory completion of the College’s basic skills requirement in writing; READ 092, READ 095 or satisfactory completion of the College’s basic skills requirement in reading.

Credits: 3

HESC 115 – Nutrition and Health

Students are introduced to the basic concepts of nutrition. Emphasis will be placed on practical information that will enable students to make judgments about their food intake and gain awareness of the critical role of nutrition in health care. Concepts from biology, chemistry and physiology are used as a basis for the exploration of the role of nutrition in health.

Credits: 3

HIST 136 – American Civilization II

Students will demonstrate an understanding of personalities, events and problems in American history from the Civil War (1865) until World War II (1941).

Credits: 3

HESC 165 – Pathophysiology

This course covers the structural and functional changes associated with various disease conditions. There is an emphasis on clinical manifestations and treatment. In addition the student will understand how disease affects the body as a whole.

Credits: 3

HIST 105 – World Civilization I

This course will provide a general understanding of the chief characteristics of human history up to 1500, as exemplified by the traditional cultures of Africa, the Middle East, China, Japan, India, Central Asia, the Americas and Europe. Emphasis will be placed on the institutions, values and interrelationships among people across the globe, and the achievements and contributions of individual civilizations to human history.

Credits: 3

MUSI 115 – Music Appreciation

MUSI 115 OL is an online interactive course in Music Appreciation. Students who register for the course will purchase a CD set in the bookstore. It will enable students to register and access the course from an Internet site. All course work (with the exception of concert attendance) can be accessed from any PC with Internet access. The instructor will evaluate all course materials via the Internet and e-mail. Concert attendance (3 concerts) is a mandatory requirement. All concerts will be on the Brookdale main campus or in the immediate vicinity.

Credits: 3


MUSI 116 – History of Jazz

The legacy of jazz is uniquely indigenous to the American experience, in that it combines the musical traditions of three distinct ethnic groups: the Western European tradition, African music and the newly emerging American tradition of the late 19th century. The History of Jazz will concentrate on Jazz music from its origins to present day developments. The musical style traits of different periods will be discussed from a non-technical point of view, making the material understandable to non-musicians. Historical and sociological factors will also be considered. The objectives will be accomplished through class discussion, selected listening, required concerts, and film viewings. Attendance at three concerts is mandatory.

Credits: 3


NURS 163 – Nursing and Human Needs in the Community

This course examines human needs in the community. The influence of the family, cultural diversity and financial concerns on the delivery of community-based care is explored. In addition, the varied roles and practice settings of the community-based nurse and the basic principles of epidemiology are discussed.

Prerequisite: Admission to the Nursing program.

Credits: 2

POLI 105 – American National Government

Students in American National Government study the structure and philosophy of the United States government, including themes of national economy, energy, environment, health, education, welfare, civil rights, civil liberties, foreign policy and political parties. Course activities include the use of teacher and guest lectures, small group discussion, student presentations and video offerings.

Credits: 3

SOCI 101 – Principles of Sociology

Sociology is a new look at the familiar world of everyday life. In this introductory course students will use the sociological perspective to analyze and understand their relationships to the various groups and social categories that constitute modern society. They will investigate the major concepts of deviance, social class and inequity, as well as family related issues including those of gender and aging.

Prerequisite: READ 095 or satisfactory completion of the College’s basic skills requirement in reading.

Credits: 3

SOCI 105 – Intercultural Communications: The Person and the Process

Students will develop a personal and theoretical understanding of the cultural origin of various people’s values, ideologies, habit and idiosyncrasies, and how they effect communication across cultural, racial, ethnic and gender lines. Through observing, simulating and experiencing incidents of cross-cultural communication, they will begin to examine and develop skills that are necessary for effective communication among majority and minority groups.

Credits: 3