Alamogordo catalog 2013-2014 by New Mexico State University

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76 course descriptions hist history hist 101g roots of modern europe 3 cr economic social political and cultural development from earliest times to about 1700 f sp hist 102g modern europe 3 cr economic social political and cultural development from 1700 to the present f sp hist 110g making history 3 cr general introduction to history how historians carry out research and develop interpretations about the past hist 201g introduction to early american history 3 cr history of the united states to 1877 with varying emphasis on social political economic diplomatic and cultural development f sp hist 202g introduction to recent american history 3 cr history of the united states since 1877 with varying emphasis on social political economic diplomatic and cultural development f sp hist 261 new mexico history 3 cr economic political and social development of new mexico from exploration to modern times community colleges only f hist 269 special topics 1-3 cr specific subjects to be announced in the schedule of classes community colleges only may be repeated for a maximum of 12 credits sp course descriptions hit health information technology hit 150 introduction to medical terminology 3 cr the study and understanding of medical terminology as it relates to diseases their causes and effects and the terminology used in various medical specialties emphasis will be placed on learning the basic elements of medical words appropriate spelling and use of medical terms and use of medical abbreviations restricted to community college campuses only hl s health science hl s 100 introduction to health science 1 cr an overview of professional career opportunities in the realm of health science as well as the functional roles of practice education administration and research some field trips will be required f sp hl s 150g personal health and wellness 3 cr a holistic and multi-disciplinary approach towards promoting positive lifestyles special emphasis is placed on major problems that have greatest significance to personal and community health topics to include nutrition stress management fitness aging sexuality drug education and others f sp hl s 275 foundations of health education 3 cr role and responsibility of the health educator with emphasis on small group dynamics oral and written communication skills building community coalitions and an introduction to grant writing taught with hl s 375 cannot receive credit for both hl s 275 and hl s 375 prerequisites either hl s 100 or hl s 150g or consent of instructor hl s 295 essentials of public health 3 cr the courses will focus on principles and major areas of public health including ecological and total-personal concept of health care system epidemiological approaches to disease prevention and control hnds human nutrition and diet hnds 251 human nutrition 3 cr principles of normal nutrition relation of nutrition to health course contains greater amounts of chemistry and biology than hnds 163 open to nonmajors f sp nmsu alamogordo 2013-2014 hon-honors hon 233 social problems 3 cr introduction to contemporary social problems from multiple perspectives discussions of definition impact and prospective solutions to major social issues such as crime drug abuse social inequality family population environment and social change hon 244g masterpieces of world literature 3 cr introduction to literature through intensive study of masterpieces from a range of cultures includes classical and modern works as well as non-western literature genres include poetry fiction and drama hon 265g principles of human communication honors 3 cr study and practice of interpersonal small group and presentational skills essential to effective social business and professional interaction ling linguistics ling 200g introduction to language 3 cr traditional fields of language study sound grammar meaning and newer ones language as social behavior language and cognition language variation animal communication f math mathematics the nmsu bachelor degree basic skills requirement in mathematics may be met by earning a grade of c or higher in both math 111 and math 112 or in any lower-division mathematics course numbered 120 or above for other options see basic academic skills in the nmsu undergraduate catalog a student may not receive credit for a lower-division mathematics course if it serves as a prerequisite to a lower-division math course that the student had previously passed with a grade of c or better note students without an adequate placement score to enroll in math 111 math 120 or math 210g can gain admission to the course by earning a c or better in ccdm 114n at an nmsu community college campus students wishing to enroll in math 121 142g 180 191 230 235 279 280 or stat 251 must satisfy one of the following a have passed the stated prerequisite course with a c or better or b have earned an adequate score on the mathematics placement examination math 101 general supplemental instruction i 1 cr collaborative workshop for students enrolled in intermediate algebra corequisite math 120 may be repeated for a maximum of 2 credits graded s/u f sp math 102 general supplemental instruction ii 1 cr collaborative workshop for students enrolled in college algebra corequisite math 121g may be repeated for a maximum of 2 credits graded s/u f sp math 107 topics in mathematics 1-3 cr topics to be announced in the schedule of classes maximum of 3 credits per semester total credit not to exceed 6 credits prerequisite consent of instructor community colleges only math 111 fundamentals of elementary mathematics i 3 cr numbers and the four operations of arithmetic understanding and comparing multiple representations of numbers and operations in particular how these representations build from whole numbers to integers to fractions and decimals applying properties of numbers and operations in contextual situations including measurement and making reasonable estimates reasoning communicating and problem solving with numbers and operations applications to ratio and connections with algebra taught primarily through student activities and investigations prerequisites engl 111g and grade of c or better in math 120 f