Course Descriptions 2015-16 by Kentucky Community and Technical College System

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est 1603 hydrological geology course id 004745 this course provides an introduction to geology and hydrology with an emphasis on understanding natural processes and the effects of human activities major topics covered include plate tectonics formation and classification of rocks and minerals the processes affecting the hydrologic cycle soil formation and classification subsurface geology and groundwater movement stream formation and flow floods and human impacts to stream hydrology and morphology lecture 3 credits 45 contact hours components lecture attributes sn science est 1702 course id 004746 environmental sampling laboratory a laboratory course which provides the fundamentals in evaluating and designing sampling approaches for different situations and different media the course will provide students with field experience in sampling soil surface water groundwater and benthic invertebrates laboratory 2 credits 60 contact hours pre-requisite est 150 or consent of instructor components laboratory attributes technical est 2203 course id 004747 pollution of aquatic ecosystems this course examines freshwater ecosystems and typical aquatic pollutants discussion topics focus on the sources transport fate and effects of common pollutants such as domestic wastewater metals acidity and pesticides methods to minimize or eliminate the sources and effects of pollutants are also explored pre-requisite or concurrent est 150 est 160 che 105 and chm 105 or consent of instructor lecture 3 credits 45 contact hours components lecture attributes technical est 2253 freshwater invertebrates course id 005054 an overview of the morphology life history and ecology of freshwater invertebrates and their habitats as well as their importance and role in stream protection and restoration students will learn how to collect preserve and identify freshwater invertebrates students will learn how to calculate and analyze biometrics used to infer stream quality pre-requisite est 150 3 credits 45 contact hours components lecture attributes technical est 2302 aquatic chemistry laboratory course id 004748 this course provides focused study on the chemistry of water the course will provide students with laboratory experience in analyzing surface ground and drinking waters for a variety of chemical constituents laboratory 2 credits 60 contact hours pre-requisite che 105 chm 105 and pre-requisite or concurrent est 220 components laboratory attributes technical est 2404 course id 004749 sources and effects of air pollution this course provides an introduction to the study of ambient and indoor air pollution with an emphasis on sources dispersion and health and welfare effects of the major pollutants both regulatory and engineering controls of stationary and mobile sources are explored a laboratory provides experience with sampling and analysis of air pollutants lecture 3 credits 45 contact hours laboratory 1 credit 30 contact hours pre-requisite est 150 and cit 130 or equivalent or consent of instructor components laboratory lecture attributes technical est 2503 course id 004750 solid and hazardous waste management this course examines methods of managing solid and hazardous waste with an emphasis on pollution prevention topics covered include relevant legislation recycling incineration landfill operations management of radioactive waste remediation of waste sites and site 292 worker health and safety pre-requisite est 150 and est 160 or consent of instructor lecture 3 credits 45 contact hours components lecture attributes technical est 2602 course id 004751 environmental analysis laboratory this course provides an introduction to the fundamentals of analyzing environmental media the course will provide students with laboratory experience in analyzing soil surface water groundwater air and microbial samples laboratory 2 credits 60 contact hours pre-requisite che 105 chm 105 and pre-requisite or concurrent est 170 components laboratory attributes technical est 2703 course id 004752 environmental law and regulation this course is structured to provide the student with a basic understanding of major current federal and state environmental legislation and regulation with an emphasis on those portions that affect the regulated community the course will also include an examination of the role of common law and the branches of government in environmental protection pre-requisite or concurrent est 220 est 240 and est 250 or consent of instructor lecture 3 credits 45 contact hours components lecture attributes technical est 2801 course id 004753 environmental trends seminar this course provides an examination of current approaches used to address a variety of environmental problems students will hear and critique presentations from professionals in the environmental field students will also research and give a presentation on a specific method to minimize or eliminate a current environmental problem pre-requisite or concurrent est 160 est 150 com 181 or com 252 est 170 est 220 est 260 and est 250 or consent of instructor lecture 1 credit 15 contact hours components lecture attributes technical est 2991 3 course id 004754 instructor consent required selected topics in environmental science technology a special project or experience in environmental science will be selected to enhance core material in the environmental science technology program it provides the student an opportunity for independent study or specialized instruction as approved by an instructor this course may be repeated to a maximum of 6 hours prerequisite consent of instructor lecture 1-3 credits 15-45 contact hours components lecture attributes technical ett electrical technology ett 1104 voice data installer level i course id 004231 a comprehensive orientation to the telecommunication industry provides entry-level telecommunications cabling installers with the background knowledge and basic skills needed to function effectively on the job designed for those with little or no telecommunication installation experience pre-requisite basic physics/electricity courses are recommended but not required lecture 4 credits 75 contact hours components laboratory lecture attributes technical ett 1123 course id 004232 basic electrical theory telenetworking introduces the theory of electricity magnetism and the relationship of voltage current resistance and power in electrical circuits as related to telecommunications designed to develop an understanding of alternating and direct current fundamentals students will apply formulas to analyze the operation of ac and dc circuits lecture 3 credits 45 contact hours components lecture attributes technical ett 1131 basic electrical theory lab course id 004233 ett 1144 voice data installer level ii course id 004234 ett 1163 fiber optics systems course id 004235 allows the student to do hands-on applications of the theories and fundamentals learned in ett 112 corequisite ett 112 laboratory 1 credit 45 contact hours components laboratory attributes technical designed for experienced telecommunications installers who wish to expand knowledge of the industry learn new skills and continue to advance professionally the installer level 2 course requires two to five years of recent verifiable telecommunications/low voltage cabling experience in addition several sections from the installer level 1 course will be covered comprehensively in this course pre-requisite ett 110 with a grade of c or greater lecture 3 credit 45 contact hours laboratory 1 credit 30 contact hours components laboratory lecture attributes technical provides a technical level of understanding in the areas of networking connectivity data communications concepts and communication protocols communications and networking concepts including hardware software and transmission media access methods and protocols and network configurations area are addressed emphasis is on local area networks and students will install a basic network pre-requisite ett 110 or consent of instructor lecture 3 credits 45 contact hours components lecture attributes technical ex experiential education ex 1961 6 instructor consent required experiential education course id 000747 a planned and evaluated learning work experience for which the student receives academic credits and may receive financial remuneration the work experience may be related to the student’s major or may be exploratory in nature one credit may be awarded for each 40 hours of work experience the course may be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits and is available on a pass/fail basis only this course is open only to transfer nondegree and undecided students lecture variable laboratory variable pre-requisite consent of instructor components laboratory lecture attributes technical fam family studies fam 2523 course id 000662 introduction to family science introduces the scientific study of the family including important theoretical frameworks in family science historical trends in marriage and family life gender role theory family life theory parenthood communication economics of family life conflict divorce step-families and step-parenting and family strengths analyzes contemporary family issues and requires informed written positions on those issues pre-requisite 3 hours of social or behavioral science or consent of instructor components lecture attributes sb social behavior science fam 2533 course id:000666 human sexuality development behavior and attitudes studies human sexuality including the process of gender and attitudes sexual response patterns sexual behavior and attitudes pre-requisite 3 hours in social or behavioral science or consent of instructor components lecture attributes sb social behavior science