2012-2013 CCBC College Catalog

Arts and Sciences

ARSC 103 – 3 Credits
Natural Science

Presents a survey of the fundamental principles in physics, chemistry, astronomy, earth sciences, and biology; includes origin of the universe, formation of the earth, origin of life, evolution, advances in technology, and problems confronting ecosystems. NOTE: Courses offered less than once a year.

Prerequisites: ENGL 052 or ESOL 052 and RDNG 052 or ESOL 054; or ACLT 052; and MATH 082

ARSC 104 – 3 Credits
Great Perspectives in Science

Presents a review of developments in the natural sciences; discusses such topics as atomic theory, relativity, genetics, and cosmology and a variety of individuals such as Aristotle, Galileo, Newton, and Darwin. NOTE: Courses offered less than once a year.

Prerequisites: ENGL 052 or ESOL 052 and RDNG 052 or ESOL 054; or ACTL 052 and MATH 083

ARSC 117 – 4 Credits
Principles of Technology

This integrated science course is designed to enable you to learn about the nature of science. Its principles, and its application to technology, industry and society. You will learn selected fundamental concepts of physics, chemistry and biology and study their relevance and application to various critical industries encompassing the electrical, mechanical and energy fields.

Prerequisites: ENGL 051 or ESOL 042 and RDNG 051 or ESOL 044 or ACLT 052; and MATH 081

ARSC 121 – 3 Credits
American Pluralism: The Search for Justice

Studies contemporary and historical issues of race, ethnicity, gender, social class, religious affiliation, and sexual orientation in American life; provides critical awareness of structured inequalities and prejudicial exclusion in and by the United States as well as processes and policies leading to a more equitable society. Different versions of this course may be offered each semester. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisites: RDNG 052 or ESOL 054 and ENGL 052 or ESOL 052; or ACTL 052 and MATH 081

ARSC 181 – 1 Credit
Cooperative Education I: Arts and Sciences

Provides the student with academic credit for knowledge and skill outcomes derived from a planned work experience in the student's chosen career field; provides entry-level career-related experience and workplace competencies that employers value. To register, a student must have a signed Cooperative Education Application.

Prerequisites: 12 college credits, 2.5 QPA (in major), 2.0 overall GPA

ARSC 182 – 2 Credits
Cooperative Education I: Arts and Sciences

Provides the student with academic credit for knowledge and skill outcomes derived from a planned work experience in the student's chosen career field; provides entry-level career-related experience and workplace competencies that employers value. To register, a student must have a signed Cooperative Education Application.

Prerequisites: 12 college credits, 2.5 QPA (in major), 2.0 overall GPA

ARSC 183 – 3 Credits
Cooperative Education I: Arts and Sciences

Provides the student with academic credit for knowledge and skill outcomes derived from a planned work experience in the student's chosen career field; provides entry-level career-related experience and workplace competencies that employers value. To register, a student must have a signed Cooperative Education Application.

Prerequisites: 12 college credits, 2.5 QPA (in major), 2.0 overall GPA

ARSC 184 – 4 Credits
Cooperative Education I: Arts and Sciences

Provides the student with academic credit for knowledge and skill outcomes derived from a planned work experience in the student's chosen career field; provides entry-level career-related experience and workplace competencies that employers value. To register, a student must have a signed Cooperative Education Application.

Prerequisites: 12 college credits, 2.5 QPA (in major), 2.0 overall GPA

ARSC 281 – 1 Credit
Cooperative Education II: Arts and Sciences Program

Provides the student with academic credit for knowledge and skill outcomes derived from a planned work experience in the student's chosen career field; reinforces and builds skills beyond those acquired in Cooperative Education I. To register, a student must have a signed Cooperative Education Application.

ARSC 282 – 2 Credits
Cooperative Education II: Arts and Sciences Program

Provides the student with academic credit for knowledge and skill outcomes derived from a planned work experience in the student's chosen career field; reinforces and builds skills beyond those acquired in Cooperative Education I. To register, a student must have a signed Cooperative Education Application.

ARSC 283 – 3 Credits
Cooperative Education II: Arts and Sciences Program

Provides the student with academic credit for knowledge and skill outcomes derived from a planned work experience in the student's chosen career field; reinforces and builds skills beyond those acquired in Cooperative Education I. To register, a student must have a signed Cooperative Education Application.

ARSC 284 – 4 Credits
Cooperative Education II: Arts and Sciences Program

Provides the student with academic credit for knowledge and skill outcomes derived from a planned work experience in the student's chosen career field; reinforces and builds skills beyond those acquired in Cooperative Education I. To register, a student must have a signed Cooperative Education Application.