Jan 31, 2023  
2022-2023 Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Catalog

Course Descriptions


B – Bachelor Course

C – College Preparatory Course

D – Dual: the instructional level and materials presented in these courses are appropriate for both the transfer (A.A.) and (A.A.S/A.S.) applied science programs. However, transfer of these courses is subject to the approval of the receiving institution.

O – Occupational (A.S. and A.A.S.)

P – Parallel: College Transfer (A.A. and A.S)

V – Post-Secondary Adult Vocational

 

Biological Sciences

  
  •  

    BSC 1421L - Introduction to Biotechnology Lab


    Credit Hours: 1.0

    Prerequisite(s): BSC1001 with C and CHM1025 with C
    Corequisite(s): None


    Lab for Introduction to Biotechnology.

    Parallel: College Transfer (A.A. and A.S)
  
  •  

    BSC 2005 - General Biology


    Credit Hours: 3.0

    Prerequisite(s): None
    Corequisite(s): BSC2005L


    This course is intended as a one-semester biology experience for the student whose career emphasis is not focused on the sciences. It is intended to help the student construct a framework for the interpretation of interrelationships between all living systems. It includes the cell concept, multicellular organization, and reproduction; the taxonomy, morphology and physiology of important groups of the animal and plant kingdoms; and the study of the organism-environmental relationships. The course earns General Education credit under the Biological Sciences category for which successful students will demonstrate the skills necessary to understand and apply scientific concepts and reasoning, including the analysis and interpretation of various types of data. The lab experience is an integral part of the course and will consist of weekly experiences paralleling the topics covered in the lecture.

    Parallel: College Transfer (A.A. and A.S)
  
  •  

    BSC 2005L - General Biology Lab


    Credit Hours: 1.0

    Prerequisite(s): None
    Corequisite(s): BSC2005


    Lab for General Biology.

    Parallel: College Transfer (A.A. and A.S)
  
  •  

    BSC 2010 - Core Biology 1


    Credit Hours: 3.0

    Prerequisite(s): None
    Corequisite(s): BSC2010L


    This is the first course of a two-semester core biology sequence designed to fulfill the needs of the student interested in a career focusing on the life sciences. It includes a study of the origins of life; cell chemistry, structure and function; energy and metabolism; genetics; and taxonomy. A basic knowledge of atomic structure and bonding is helpful and successful completion of the first term of the chemistry sequence is suggested. The course earns General Education credit under the Biological Sciences category for which successful students will demonstrate the skills necessary to understand and apply scientific concepts and reasoning, including the analysis and interpretation of various types of data.

    Parallel: College Transfer (A.A. and A.S)
  
  •  

    BSC 2010L - Core Biology 1 Lab


    Credit Hours: 1.0

    Prerequisite(s): None
    Corequisite(s): BSC2010


    The lab experience is an integral part of the course and will consist of weekly experiences paralleling the topics covered in the lecture.

    Parallel: College Transfer (A.A. and A.S)
  
  •  

    BSC 2011 - General Core Biology 2


    Credit Hours: 3.0

    Prerequisite(s): BSC2010 with C
    AND
    Corequisite(s): BSC2011L


    This course is part of a two-semester general biology course intended for students majoring in one of the life sciences or pre-professional majors. Topics include plant anatomy and physiology, embryology, evolutionary theory, ecology, ethology, and human evolution.

    Parallel: College Transfer (A.A. and A.S)
  
  •  

    BSC 2011L - General Core Biology 2 Lab


    Credit Hours: 1.0

    Prerequisite(s): None
    Corequisite(s): BSC2011


    The lab experience is an integral part of the course and will consist of weekly experiences paralleling the topics covered in the lecture.

    Parallel: College Transfer (A.A. and A.S)
  
  •  

    BSC 2050 - Energy and Ecology


    Credit Hours: 3.0

    Prerequisite(s): None
    Corequisite(s): None


    This non-major course offers the student a study of biology and ecology. It emphasizes energy concepts, cause and effect relationships, and the flow of information and/or materials in both human and natural systems. Natural processes that occur in systems locally and that are also in action globally are explored, as are current environmental problems and issues affecting both local and global societies. Students will examine regions throughout the world and build a global perspective of life beyond the borders of the United States of America. This course also includes modeling of systems and/or computer simulations and a project that is research based. The course earns General Education credit under the Biological Sciences category for which successful students will demonstrate the skills necessary to understand and apply scientific concepts and reasoning, including the analysis and interpretation of various types of data.

    Parallel: College Transfer (A.A. and A.S)
  
  •  

    BSC 2084 - Human Anatomy and Physiology


    Credit Hours: 3.0

    Prerequisite(s): None
    Corequisite(s): None


    Intended for allied health students requiring a one-semester anatomy and physiology course. This course presents an in-depth review of the body organization and structure. It also introduces the student to basic physiologic concepts as they relate to normal body function and maintenance of health. It is required for students in Dental Hygiene, Radiography, Cardiovascular Technology, Respiratory Care, Diagnostic Medical Sonography and EMS programs.

    Parallel: College Transfer (A.A. and A.S)
  
  •  

    BSC 2084L - Human Anatomy and Physiology Lab


    Credit Hours: 1.0

    Prerequisite(s): None
    Corequisite(s): None


    A laboratory experience demonstrating human and microscopic anatomy and physiological processes. Includes exposure to human cadaver and fetal pig dissection. Safety equipment is required.

    Parallel: College Transfer (A.A. and A.S)
  
  •  

    BSC 2085 - Anatomy and Physiology 1


    Credit Hours: 3.0

    Prerequisite(s): None
    Corequisite(s): None


    Intended for nursing and allied health students requiring a two-semester anatomy and physiology sequence. This integrated course presents cell morphology and function, biochemistry, histology of tissues and embryology. The organ systems covered are integumentary, skeletal, muscular, and nervous systems. This sequence meets the needs of numerous students including all pre-nursing students (bridge/generic ASN and BSN majors) and students who intend to articulate to an upper division health science program such as Health and Human Performance and Pharmacy majors. The course earns General Education credit under the Biological Sciences category for which successful students will demonstrate the skills necessary to understand and apply scientific concepts and reasoning, including the analysis and interpretation of various types of data.

    Parallel: College Transfer (A.A. and A.S)
  
  •  

    BSC 2085L - Anatomy and Physiology 1 Lab


    Credit Hours: 1.0

    Prerequisite(s): None
    Corequisite(s): None


    Laboratory topics include fetal pig dissection, human anatomy with cadaver, microscopic anatomy, measuring physiological parameters, and various computer software programs. Safety equipment is required.

    Parallel: College Transfer (A.A. and A.S)
  
  •  

    BSC 2086 - Anatomy and Physiology 2


    Credit Hours: 3.0

    Prerequisite(s): BSC2085 with C
    AND
    Corequisite(s): BSC2086L


    This is the second course in a two-semester sequence intended for nursing and allied health students. It uses an integrated approach to discuss topics of the main organ systems of the human body. These include: the endocrine, reproductive, cardiovascular, respiratory, urinary, and digestive systems along with the topics of metabolism, energy use and fluid and electrolyte balance. This sequence meets the needs of numerous students including all pre-nursing students (bridge/generic ASN and BSN majors) and students who intend to articulate to an upper division health science program such as Health and Human Performance and Pharmacy majors.

    Parallel: College Transfer (A.A. and A.S)
  
  •  

    BSC 2086L - Anatomy and Physiology 2 Lab


    Credit Hours: 1.0

    Prerequisite(s): BSC2085L with C
    Corequisite(s): None


    Laboratory experiences include blood and cardiovascular testing, spirometry, urinalysis, human anatomy with cadaver and fetal pig dissection and various computer software programs. Safety equipment is required.

    Parallel: College Transfer (A.A. and A.S)
  
  •  

    BSC 2250 - Florida Flora and Fauna


    Credit Hours: 3.0

    Prerequisite(s): None
    Corequisite(s): None


    This course will enable the student to recognize common species of local plants and animals in the field. The student will also acquire an understanding of basic morphological characteristics of the organisms studied and should be able to use keys and guides in the identification of local herbaceous and woody plants, birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians and insects. The course earns General Education credit under the Biological Sciences category for which successful students will demonstrate the skills necessary to understand and apply scientific concepts and reasoning, including the analysis and interpretation of various types of data.

    Parallel: College Transfer (A.A. and A.S)
  
  •  

    BSC 2311C - Introduction to Marine Biology


    Credit Hours: 4.0

    Prerequisite(s): None
    Corequisite(s): None


    This course is designed as an introduction to the saltwater biological systems that cover seventy percent of planet Earth. The physical and chemical factors that affect marine organisms are examined and the resulting biological and ecological interrelationships are emphasized. An organismal survey of marine microbes, plants and animals gives students an appreciation for biological organization and evolution in the context of the history of marine science and present-day research techniques. The lab component of the course gives students direct experience with organisms and systems studied. Experimental design and use of the scientific method are emphasized. This lecture and lab course is designed to meet 4 credit hours of general education credit in the biological sciences. The general education learning outcome targeted in this course is Scientific Reasoning.

    Parallel: College Transfer (A.A. and A.S)
  
  •  

    BSC 2416C - Cell Culture and Applications in Tissue Engineering


    Credit Hours: 3.0

    Prerequisite(s): BSC2423C with C
    Corequisite(s): None


    This course introduces students to the fundamentals of tissue engineering with respect to the biomaterials, cells, and growth factors used in a typical project. Topics include cell and tissue biology, biomaterials, drug delivery, engineering methods and design, and clinical implementation. The principles underlying strategies for employing selected cells, biomaterial scaffolds, mechanical loading, and culture conditions, for the regeneration of tissues and organs in vitro and in vivo will be addressed. Laboratory techniques associated with specific applications including skin, nerve, bone, blood vessel, and soft tissue regeneration will be taught at an introductory level.

    Parallel: College Transfer (A.A. and A.S)
  
  •  

    BSC 2423C - Protein Biotechnology and Cell Culture


    Credit Hours: 3.0

    Prerequisite(s): (BSC2010 with C and BSC2011 with C) or (BSC1421 with C and BSC1421L with C)
    Corequisite(s): None


    Introduction to protein biotechnology and methods of protein purification and analyses. Includes instruction in basic techniques of plant and animal cell culture.

    Parallel: College Transfer (A.A. and A.S)
  
  •  

    BSC 2426C - Biotechnology Methods 1


    Credit Hours: 3.0

    Prerequisite(s): (CHM1025 with C and CHM1025L with C) or (CHM1030 with C and CHM1030L with C) or (BSC2010 with C and BSC2010L with C) or (CHM2045 with C and CHM2045L with C)
    Corequisite(s): None


    Modern concepts of molecular biology, with a laboratory focus on basic methods for preparing and analyzing nucleic acids.

    Parallel: College Transfer (A.A. and A.S)
  
  •  

    BSC 2427C - Biotechnology Methods 2


    Credit Hours: 3.0

    Prerequisite(s): BSC2426C with C
    Corequisite(s): None


    Continued study of molecular biology, with a laboratory focus on advanced methods for manipulating and analyzing nucleic acids.

    Parallel: College Transfer (A.A. and A.S)
  
  •  

    BSC 2435 - Introduction to Bioinformatics


    Credit Hours: 1.0

    Prerequisite(s): None
    Corequisite(s): None


    This course presents students with the fundamental knowledge and skills of bioinformatics. Specific topics to be covered include data file formats, accessing public databases for retrieval and submission, analysis using common tools, and scripting.

    Parallel: College Transfer (A.A. and A.S)
  
  •  

    BSC 2847 - Scientific Communication for Biotechnology


    Credit Hours: 2.0

    Prerequisite(s): ENC1101 with C
    Corequisite(s): None


    This course is designed to teach biotechnology students the different forms of scientific communication. Communication skills will include technical writing, research publication, grant proposal, and poster presentation, and oral communication. In addition, students will be trained in the following analytical skills; compiling and analyzing data, generating figures and tables, incorporating basic statistical analyses in scientific writing, and reading/interpreting scientific literature.

    Parallel: College Transfer (A.A. and A.S)
  
  •  

    BSC 2862 - Global Change Ecology and Sustainability


    Credit Hours: 3.0

    Prerequisite(s): ENC1101 with C and ENC1102 with C
    Corequisite(s): None


    This course examines key issues in sustainability and global environmental change from an ecological perspective. Major themes include impacts of development and environmental change on terrestrial and aquatic ecological communities and interactions between terrestrial and aquatic systems and the atmosphere. Sustainability in this course (and by the EPA) is defined as the conditions under which humans and nature can exist in productive harmony. The concepts addressed in this course apply broadly to the biological sciences. In addition, the role of global policies, economics, agriculture, and population impacts related to global change will be discussed in terms of sustainability and ecology. This course earns General Education credit under the Research and Analysis category for which successful students will demonstrate the skills necessary to understand and apply scientific concepts and reasoning, including scientific writing skills and the analysis and interpretation of various types of data. This includes their ability to collect, verify, document, and organize information from a variety of sources. This course meets the GELO for Information Literacy as well as the extensive writing course requirements at SF. Fifty percent of the grade will come from writing assessments such as research proposals, scientific method outlines, annotated bibliographies, and/or research papers that may result in posters or presentations.

    Parallel: College Transfer (A.A. and A.S)
  
  •  

    BSC 2910C - Independent Research


    Credit Hours: 3.0

    Prerequisite(s): None
    Corequisite(s): None


    Students will conduct research projects or certain aspects of research projects under the supervision of the instructor. This course is intended to help students acquire skills in applying research principles and obtaining practice in rigorous data collection and reporting.

    Occupational (A.S. and A.A.S.)
  
  •  

    BSC 2943 - Biotechnology Internship


    Credit Hours: 3.0

    Prerequisite(s): BSC2426C with C
    Corequisite(s): None


    A cooperative education work experience in a public or private laboratory with application of the principles and methods of biotechnology.

    Parallel: College Transfer (A.A. and A.S)
  
  •  

    BSC 4422C - Applied Industrial Biotechnology


    Credit Hours: 3.0

    Prerequisite(s): BSC2423C with C
    Corequisite(s): None


    This course examines biological, biochemical, ecological, engineering, entrepreneurial, and ethical aspects of biotechnology in industry, agriculture, and medicine.

    Bachelor Course
  
  •  

    BSC 4463 - Seminar in Environmental Issues in Biotechnology


    Credit Hours: 1.0

    Prerequisite(s): None
    Corequisite(s): None


    This course examines the environmental and regulatory issues associated with biotechnology.

    Bachelor Course
  
  •  

    BSC 4910C - Directed Independent Research


    Credit Hours: 0.0

    Prerequisite(s): None
    Corequisite(s): None


    Students will conduct research projects or certain aspects of research projects under the supervision of a department instructor. This course is intended to help students acquire skills in applying research principles and obtaining practice in rigorous data collection and reporting.

    Bachelor Course
  
  •  

    BSC 4941 - Internship in Biotechnology


    Credit Hours: 0.0

    Prerequisite(s): None
    Corequisite(s): None


    This course provides an internship working on a project in biotechnology in an external laboratory or industrial setting. The student will work with an external qualified supervisor and with a faculty mentor. The internship should contribute to the student’s personal and professional development by providing a work environment where they can apply their academic knowledge, explore a career path, and begin to establish a network of professional contacts. It is coordinated by SF faculty to develop a mutually beneficial experience for the both the student and the site.

    Bachelor Course
  
  •  

    PCB 2099 - Foundations of Human Physiology


    Credit Hours: 3.0

    Prerequisite(s): None
    Corequisite(s): None


    A survey of the major systems and their regulation in normal function and disease in the human body. Intended primarily for non-science majors.

    Parallel: College Transfer (A.A. and A.S)
  
  •  

    PCB 2610 - General Genetics and Evolution


    Credit Hours: 3.0

    Prerequisite(s): None
    Corequisite(s): None


    This is a basic course in genetics and evolution intended for all students. It will stress the basic concepts in genetics and discuss more recent advances in the field. The course will also consider the concepts in population genetics and evolution. Some hands-on experiences are included. The course earns General Education credit under the Biological Sciences category for which successful students will demonstrate the skills necessary to understand and apply scientific concepts and reasoning, including the analysis and interpretation of various types of data.

    Parallel: College Transfer (A.A. and A.S)
  
  •  

    PCB 3063 - Genetics


    Credit Hours: 3.0

    Prerequisite(s): BSC2010 with C and BSC2010L with C
    Corequisite(s): None


    This class is designed as an advanced class for upper-level biotechnology and pre-professional Baccalaureate degree seeking students. It provides an overview of the principles of genetics and genetic methods used in biotechnology. The discussion of the application of genomics in society is an integral part of the course. Other topics include forensic applications, personalized medicine and conservation genetics, techniques such as recombinant DNA technology, bioinformatics, phylogenetic methods, and safety considerations for working with potentially pathogenic materials.

    Bachelor Course
  
  •  

    PCB 3134 - Molecular Biology


    Credit Hours: 3.0

    Prerequisite(s): BSC2010 with C
    AND
    Corequisite(s): PCB3134L


    This class concentrates on cellular chemistry and physiology, morphology and function of cellular organelles, cellular motility, growth, division, and endocrine and exocrine communication. Emphasis is placed on interrelation of structure and function and regulation of metabolism. Specialized activities of animal cells will be highlighted, including concepts relating genetics to regulatory mechanisms and abnormal cell physiology will be introduced. Laboratory sessions will include applications of molecular biology with emphasis on advanced techniques in biotechnology, research methods and data interpretation.

    Bachelor Course
  
  •  

    PCB 3134L - Molecular Biology Lab


    Credit Hours: 1.0

    Prerequisite(s): None
    Corequisite(s): None


    Lab to support Molecular Biology.

    Bachelor Course
  
  •  

    PCB 3703C - Human Physiology


    Credit Hours: 3.0

    Prerequisite(s): BSC2010 with C or CHM2046 with C
    Corequisite(s): None


    Students will study the organs and organ systems of the human body as they operate individually and integrate together. Special attention is devoted to cardiovascular, respiratory, neuromuscular, and reproductive physiology including concepts relating genetics to regulatory mechanisms and abnormal physiology.

    Bachelor Course
  
  •  

    PCB 4028 - Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology


    Credit Hours: 3.0

    Prerequisite(s): BCH3023 with C
    Corequisite(s): None


    This course studies the factors influencing the bioavailability of drugs in man in order to optimize the expected therapeutic activity or clinical application.

    Bachelor Course
  
  •  

    PCB 4233 - Immunology


    Credit Hours: 3.0

    Prerequisite(s): (BSC2085 with C and BSC2085L with C) or (BSC2010 with C and BSC2010L with C)
    Corequisite(s): None


    This course introduces the basic principles of immunology, including humeral and cell-mediated immune mechanisms, the complement system, and the inflammatory response. Topics include disorders of the immune system and a discussion of the laboratory methods used for diagnosis.

    Bachelor Course

Botany

  
  •  

    BOT 2010 - General Botany


    Credit Hours: 3.0

    Prerequisite(s): None
    Corequisite(s): None


    This course is designed for science majors or pre-professional students and includes the anatomy, physiology, and development of the higher plants and their importance. The successful student will have a strong high school background in chemistry and biology, or a college level course in biology. The course earns General Education credit under the Biological Sciences category for which successful students will demonstrate the skills necessary to understand and apply scientific concepts and reasoning, including the analysis and interpretation of various types of data. The laboratory consists of selected experiments which correlate with the lecture.

    Parallel: College Transfer (A.A. and A.S)
  
  •  

    BOT 2010L - General Botany Lab


    Credit Hours: 1.0

    Prerequisite(s): None
    Corequisite(s): None


    Lab for General Botany 1.

    Parallel: College Transfer (A.A. and A.S)
  
  •  

    BOT 2011 - General Botany: Plant Diversity


    Credit Hours: 3.0

    Prerequisite(s): None
    Corequisite(s): BOT2011L


    This course is intended for science majors and is designed to introduce students to the basic principles of plant evolution, taxonomy, and phylogeny to help them to appreciate the large diversity of plants. It will provide a study of the divisions of the plant kingdom with emphasis on morphology and taxonomy. The course earns General Education credit under the Biological Sciences category for which successful students will demonstrate the skills necessary to understand and apply scientific concepts and reasoning, including the analysis and interpretation of various types of data. The laboratory includes some field work emphasizing the identification of local flora and ecological relationships. The successful student will have a strong high school background in chemistry and biology, or a college level course in biology.

    Parallel: College Transfer (A.A. and A.S)
  
  •  

    BOT 2011L - General Botany Lab


    Credit Hours: 1.0

    Prerequisite(s): None
    Corequisite(s): BOT2011


    Lab for General Botany 2.

    Parallel: College Transfer (A.A. and A.S)
  
  •  

    BOT 4734C - Plant Biotechnology


    Credit Hours: 3.0

    Prerequisite(s): None
    Corequisite(s): None


    The lecture portion of the class provides students with a foundation in the molecular biology and genetic manipulation of plants. Model plant systems are used to illustrate current concepts and methodologies used in a modern plant biotechnology laboratory. Case studies illustrate commercial applications of products derived from plant biotechnology and introduce students to ethical issues arising from the use of plant biotechnology. The laboratory experience provides students with the opportunity to perform basic manipulations required in a plant biotechnology laboratory and re-enforces the principles presented in lecture.

    Bachelor Course

Building Construction

  
  •  

    BCN 0001 - Introduction to Construction and Maintenance Skills


    Credit Hours: 1.5

    Prerequisite(s): None
    Corequisite(s): None


    The entry level CORE class is required for all trades before first year curriculum in the specific trade. This course covers Basic Safety, Introduction to Construction Math, Introduction to Hand and Power Tools, Introduction to Blueprints, Basic Rigging, Basic Communication Skills, and Basic Employability Skills.

    Post-Secondary Adult Vocational
  
  •  

    BCN 1004 - Construction Field Technology


    Credit Hours: 3.0

    Prerequisite(s): None
    Corequisite(s): None


    In this course, students will develop knowledge and skills related to the use of current and emerging construction field technology, including electronic tablets, aerial drones, 3D scanning, and Building Information Modeling (BIM).

    Occupational (A.S. and A.A.S.)
  
  •  

    BCN 1210 - Building Construction Materials


    Credit Hours: 3.0

    Prerequisite(s): None
    Corequisite(s): None


    Building Construction Materials is a study of materials and supplies used in construction. Identification, uses, manufacture and structure of wood, cement, masonry, and metal materials are discussed. The course focuses on the advantages and disadvantages of materials as they relate to durability, permeability, aesthetic qualities, internal stresses, heat and sound energy transfer, combustibility, fire ratings, and other physical characteristics.

    Parallel: College Transfer (A.A. and A.S)
  
  •  

    BCN 1221C - Construction Techniques 1


    Credit Hours: 4.0

    Prerequisite(s): None
    Corequisite(s): None


    Construction Techniques 1 is a lecture/lab class which offers the student insights into the construction process and practical experiences in the practices and principles of construction. Lecture portions of this course will introduce the student to systems, methods, and equipment available and commonly used on a light construction project. A construction project will be followed from site work through dry-in during class discussions. Lab sessions, field trips and/or practical exercises will allow students to use carpentry hand and power tools and to practice the skills often required of the small contractor’s labor force. Students will perform building layout, wood floor framing, wall framing, roof framing, subfloor, sheathing, decking, and dry-in activities. Particular emphasis is placed on carpentry and the use of woodworking tools.

    Occupational (A.S. and A.A.S.)
  
  •  

    BCN 1251C - Light Construction Drafting


    Credit Hours: 3.0

    Prerequisite(s): None
    Corequisite(s): None


    Application of basic drafting principles as they apply to light construction in architecture.

    Parallel: College Transfer (A.A. and A.S)
  
  •  

    BCN 1760 - Construction Codes and Regulations


    Credit Hours: 3.0

    Prerequisite(s): ENC1101 with C
    Corequisite(s): None


    A course of study in requirements by regulatory agencies pertaining to the construction industry and job site safety. This course includes a complete study of the current edition of the Standard Building Code and other regulations applicable to light construction. Students will complete a company safety plan during discussions of construction safety and OSHA regulations.

    Occupational (A.S. and A.A.S.)
  
  •  

    BCN 2222C - Construction Techniques 2


    Credit Hours: 4.0

    Prerequisite(s): BCN1221C with C and ENC1101 with C and MAC1105 with C
    Corequisite(s): None


    Construction Techniques 2 is a lecture/lab class which offers the student insights into the construction process. Students will gain practical experience in principles of construction while wrapping the envelope of a building in a light construction project. Lecture portions of this course will introduce the student to systems, methods, and equipment available and commonly used on a light construction project. This is a continuation of Construction Techniques 1. A construction project will be followed from the dry-in stage through completion during class discussions. Lab sessions, field trips and/or practical exercises will allow students to use hand and power tools for carpentry and to practice the skills often required of the small contractor’s labor force. Students will perform activities necessary to install wood siding, soffit, fascia, aluminum windows, pre-hung doors, exterior and interior trim materials, and strip shingles on a wood roof deck. Particular emphasis is placed on carpentry and the use of woodworking tools.

    Occupational (A.S. and A.A.S.)
  
  •  

    BCN 2272 - Blueprint Reading


    Credit Hours: 3.0

    Prerequisite(s): None
    Corequisite(s): None


    Blueprint Reading is a study of principles involved in the use and interpretation of drawings and specifications commonly used in light construction. Plan views, elevations, sections and schedules are examined in depth. Use of various lines and symbols are explained. Students will practice visualizing the three-dimensional building from two-dimensional drawings. Divisions 2-16 of the C.S.I. standard format for construction specifications are covered.

    Occupational (A.S. and A.A.S.)
  
  •  

    BCN 2405 - Construction Mechanics


    Credit Hours: 5.0

    Prerequisite(s): PHY2004 with D or PHY2053 with C
    Corequisite(s): None


    A vocabulary and working course to prepare the student for making structural decisions in architecture and building construction. The student begins to develop a structural sense of importance to structural design by use of basic principles of statics and strength of materials.

    Parallel: College Transfer (A.A. and A.S)
  
  •  

    BCN 2560 - Related Specialty Trades


    Credit Hours: 3.0

    Prerequisite(s): None
    Corequisite(s): None


    Related Specialty Trades is an introduction to the requirements, design and construction of utilities and environmental control systems which are an integral part of modern structures. Emphasis is placed on electrical; heating, ventilation, and air conditioning; and plumbing systems. Basic theory, efficiency, applications, and scheduling of major subcontracts are included. A simple bar graph and the critical path method of scheduling are included in this course.

    Occupational (A.S. and A.A.S.)
  
  •  

    BCN 2939C - Construction Capstone


    Credit Hours: 3.0

    Prerequisite(s): BCN1210 with C and BCN1251C with C and BCN2272 with C and BCT2705 with C and BCT2770 with C
    Corequisite(s): BCT2705


    This course is designed to give students the experience and opportunity to complete a construction delivery project in conjunction with the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Residential Construction Management Competition (RCMC). Students will produce complete: full working construction drawings, material and labor estimate, working schedule, student designed value engineering, and a professional presentation for a single-family home project as determined by either the NAHB or RCMC. The project will also include additional experience performing sustainable construction project analysis, green certification feasibility and a perspective energy rating. Students will be given the choice to work on the RCMC project or to work on another designated project as determined by the instructor.

    Occupational (A.S. and A.A.S.)
  
  •  

    BCT 2705 - Construction Management 1


    Credit Hours: 4.0

    Prerequisite(s): ENC1101 with C
    Corequisite(s): None


    Construction Management 1 is an introduction to basic legal skills and ethical knowledge needed to run a light construction office. Emphasis is on the business organization, Florida construction licensing law, the general and special conditions of both prime contracts and subcontracts, the Florida mechanics lien law, Workers Compensation and Liability Insurance coverage and state and federal tax reporting requirements. Direct and indirect costs of a small business are identified and explored.

    Occupational (A.S. and A.A.S.)
  
  •  

    BCT 2750 - Construction Management 2


    Credit Hours: 3.0

    Prerequisite(s): BCT2705 with C and ENC1101 with C and MAC1105 with C
    Corequisite(s): ENC1101 and MAC1105


    Construction Management 2 is a continuation of Construction Management 1. The businessman’s responsibilities are introduced and practiced in a term-long project. Emphasis is placed on control of the contractor’s direct and indirect costs and the management of men, materials, machines, and money. The student will become familiar with accounting methods used to control costs in the construction organization. The completer will understand costs, percentage of completion and accrual methods of accounting and will complete entries to the general ledger and various subsidiary ledgers. Students will prepare financial reports for the organization and maintain costs records on a construction project.

    Occupational (A.S. and A.A.S.)
  
  •  

    BCT 2770 - Construction Estimating


    Credit Hours: 3.0

    Prerequisite(s): BCN1210 with C and BCN2272 with C and ENC1101 with C and MAC1105 with C
    Corequisite(s): None


    Construction Estimating is a culmination of several courses taken previously. Students will prepare a complete residential estimate from quantity takeoff to bid proposal. They will understand the role of the estimator in the construction organization, competitive bidding in the marketplace, and subcontractor/vendor competition will be discussed.

    Occupational (A.S. and A.A.S.)
  
  •  

    BCV 0480 - Building Maintenance Helper


    Credit Hours: 12.0

    Prerequisite(s): None
    Corequisite(s): None


    This course is intended to teach the technological aspects of the building maintenance industry through classroom instruction and practical experience.

    Post-Secondary Adult Vocational
  
  •  

    BCV 0481 - Building Maintenance Technician 1


    Credit Hours: 6.0

    Prerequisite(s): None
    Corequisite(s): None


    This course is intended to teach the technological aspects of the building maintenance industry through classroom instruction and practical experience.

    Post-Secondary Adult Vocational
  
  •  

    BCV 0482 - Building Maintenance Technician 2


    Credit Hours: 6.0

    Prerequisite(s): None
    Corequisite(s): None


    This course is intended to teach the technological aspects of the building maintenance industry through classroom instruction and practical experience.

    Post-Secondary Adult Vocational
  
  •  

    BCV 0483 - Building Maintenance Assistant Supervisor


    Credit Hours: 8.0

    Prerequisite(s): None
    Corequisite(s): None


    This course is intended to teach the technological aspects of the building maintenance industry through classroom instruction and practical experience.

    Post-Secondary Adult Vocational
  
  •  

    SUR 2001C - Construction Surveying


    Credit Hours: 3.0

    Prerequisite(s): None
    Corequisite(s): None


    Practical experience in plane surveying with emphasis on care and use of instruments, field notes, simple site plan work, elevations, and construction grades. This is a hands-on course.

    Occupational (A.S. and A.A.S.)

Building Construction Apprenticeships

  
  •  

    ACR 0911 - HVAC Co-Op Summer 1


    Credit Hours: 21.3

    Prerequisite(s): None
    Corequisite(s): None


    This course is a cooperative on-the-job training class coordinated with class/lab courses to provide the work-related experiences for Level 1 HVAC apprentices during the Summer term in apprenticeship. Students and their coordinator determine the objectives for the field experience. The student maintains accurate hourly records and obtains a performance appraisal each month from the job supervisor.

    Post-Secondary Adult Vocational
  
  •  

    ACR 0912 - HVAC Co-Op Summer 2


    Credit Hours: 21.3

    Prerequisite(s): None
    Corequisite(s): None


    This course is a cooperative on-the-job training class coordinated with class/lab courses to provide the work-related experiences for Level 2 HVAC apprentices during the Summer term in apprenticeship. Students and their coordinator determine the objectives for the field experience. The student maintains accurate hourly records and obtains a performance appraisal each month from the job supervisor.

    Post-Secondary Adult Vocational
  
  •  

    ACR 0913 - HVAC Co-Op Summer 3


    Credit Hours: 21.3

    Prerequisite(s): None
    Corequisite(s): None


    This course is a cooperative on-the-job training class coordinated with class/lab courses to provide the work-related experiences for Level 3 HVAC apprentices during the Summer term in apprenticeship. Students and their coordinator determine the objectives for the field experience. The student maintains accurate hourly records and obtains a performance appraisal each month from the job supervisor.

    Post-Secondary Adult Vocational
  
  •  

    ACR 0914 - HVAC Co-Op Summer 4


    Credit Hours: 21.3

    Prerequisite(s): None
    Corequisite(s): None


    This course is a cooperative on-the-job training class coordinated with class/lab courses to provide the work-related experiences for Level 4 HVAC apprentices during the Summer term in apprenticeship. Students and their coordinator determine the objectives for the field experience. The student maintains accurate hourly records and obtains a performance appraisal each month from the job supervisor.

    Post-Secondary Adult Vocational
  
  •  

    ACR 0930 - HVAC Co-Op 1


    Credit Hours: 22.7

    Prerequisite(s): None
    Corequisite(s): None


    This course is a cooperative on-the-job training class coordinated with class/lab courses to provide the work-related experiences for Level 1 HVAC apprentices during the fall term in apprenticeship. Students and their coordinator determine the objectives for the field experience. The student maintains accurate hourly records and obtains a performance appraisal each month from the job supervisor.

    Post-Secondary Adult Vocational
  
  •  

    ACR 0931 - HVAC Co-Op 2


    Credit Hours: 22.7

    Prerequisite(s): None
    Corequisite(s): None


    This course is a cooperative on-the-job training class coordinated with class/lab courses to provide the work-related experiences for Level 1 HVAC apprentices during the spring term in apprenticeship. Students and their coordinator determine the objectives for the field experience. The student maintains accurate hourly records and obtains a performance appraisal each month from the job supervisor.

    Post-Secondary Adult Vocational
  
  •  

    ACR 0932 - HVAC Co-Op 3


    Credit Hours: 22.7

    Prerequisite(s): None
    Corequisite(s): None


    This course is a cooperative on-the-job training class coordinated with class/lab courses to provide the work-related experiences for Level 2 HVAC apprentices during the Fall term in apprenticeship. Students and their coordinator determine the objectives for the field experience. The student maintains accurate hourly records and obtains a performance appraisal each month from the job supervisor.

    Post-Secondary Adult Vocational
  
  •  

    ACR 0933 - HVAC Co-Op 4


    Credit Hours: 22.7

    Prerequisite(s): None
    Corequisite(s): None


    This course is a cooperative on-the-job training class coordinated with class/lab courses to provide the work-related experiences for Level 2 HVAC apprentices during the Spring term in apprenticeship. Students and their coordinator determine the objectives for the field experience. The student maintains accurate hourly records and obtains a performance appraisal each month from the job supervisor.

    Post-Secondary Adult Vocational
  
  •  

    ACR 0934 - HVAC Co-Op 5


    Credit Hours: 22.7

    Prerequisite(s): None
    Corequisite(s): None


    This course is a cooperative on-the-job training class coordinated with class/lab courses to provide the work-related experiences for Level 3 HVAC apprentices during the Fall term in apprenticeship. Students and their coordinator determine the objectives for the field experience. The student maintains accurate hourly records and obtains a performance appraisal each month from the job supervisor.

    Post-Secondary Adult Vocational
  
  •  

    ACR 0935 - HVAC Co-Op 6


    Credit Hours: 22.7

    Prerequisite(s): None
    Corequisite(s): None


    This course is a cooperative on-the-job training class coordinated with class/lab courses to provide the work-related experiences for Level 3 HVAC apprentices during the Spring term in apprenticeship. Students and their coordinator determine the objectives for the field experience. The student maintains accurate hourly records and obtains a performance appraisal each month from the job supervisor.

    Post-Secondary Adult Vocational
  
  •  

    ACR 0936 - HVAC Co-Op 7


    Credit Hours: 22.7

    Prerequisite(s): None
    Corequisite(s): None


    This course is a cooperative on-the-job training class coordinated with class/lab courses to provide the work-related experiences for Level 4 HVAC apprentices during the Fall term in apprenticeship. Students and their coordinator determine the objectives for the field experience. The student maintains accurate hourly records and obtains a performance appraisal each month from the job supervisor.

    Post-Secondary Adult Vocational
  
  •  

    ACR 0937 - HVAC Co-Op 8


    Credit Hours: 22.7

    Prerequisite(s): None
    Corequisite(s): None


    This course is a cooperative on-the-job training class coordinated with class/lab courses to provide the work-related experiences for Level 4 HVAC apprentices during the Spring term in apprenticeship. Students and their coordinator determine the objectives for the field experience. The student maintains accurate hourly records and obtains a performance appraisal each month from the job supervisor.

    Post-Secondary Adult Vocational
  
  •  

    ACR 0940 - HVAC Apprenticeship 1


    Credit Hours: 1.1

    Prerequisite(s): None
    Corequisite(s): None


    This course is for Level 1 HVAC apprentices and covers introduction to HVAC, trade mathematics, tools of the trade, copper and plastic piping practices, and soldering and brazing.

    Post-Secondary Adult Vocational
  
  •  

    ACR 0941 - HVAC Apprenticeship 2


    Credit Hours: 2.6

    Prerequisite(s): None
    Corequisite(s): None


    This course is for Level 1 HVAC apprentices and covers ferrous metal piping practices, basic electricity, and introduction to cooling and introduction to heating.

    Post-Secondary Adult Vocational
  
  •  

    ACR 0942 - HVAC Apprenticeship 3


    Credit Hours: 2.6

    Prerequisite(s): None
    Corequisite(s): None


    This course is for Level 2 HVAC apprentices and covers air properties and distribution, chimneys, vents and flues, introduction to mechanical maintenance, alternating current, basic electronics, electronic furnaces, HVAC controls and accessories, optional equipment, commercial airside systems, and introduction to hydronic systems.

    Post-Secondary Adult Vocational
  
  •  

    ACR 0943 - HVAC Apprenticeship 4


    Credit Hours: 2.6

    Prerequisite(s): None
    Corequisite(s): None


    This course is for Level 2 HVAC apprentices and covers introduction to control circuit troubleshooting, troubleshooting cooling and gas heating, duct systems, compressors, heat pumps, leak detection, evacuation, recovery and charging, and refrigerant transition and recovery program.

    Post-Secondary Adult Vocational
  
  •  

    ACR 0944 - HVAC Apprenticeship 5


    Credit Hours: 2.6

    Prerequisite(s): None
    Corequisite(s): None


    This course is for Level 3 apprentices and covers refrigerants and oils, compressors, metering devices, retail refrigeration systems, commercial and hydronic systems, and steam systems.

    Post-Secondary Adult Vocational
  
  •  

    ACR 0945 - HVAC Apprenticeship 6


    Credit Hours: 2.6

    Prerequisite(s): None
    Corequisite(s): None


    This course is for Level 3 HVAC apprentices and covers planned maintenance, troubleshooting electronic controls and accessories, troubleshooting oil heating and heat pumps, and water treatment.

    Post-Secondary Adult Vocational
  
  •  

    ACR 0946 - HVAC Apprenticeship 7


    Credit Hours: 2.6

    Prerequisite(s): None
    Corequisite(s): None


    This course is for Level 4 HVAC apprentices and covers system start-up and shutdown, heating and cooling systems design, commercial and industrial refrigeration alternative heating and cooling systems, and system balancing.

    Post-Secondary Adult Vocational
  
  •  

    ACR 0947 - HVAC Apprenticeship 8


    Credit Hours: 2.6

    Prerequisite(s): None
    Corequisite(s): None


    This course is for Level 4 HVAC apprentices and covers advanced blueprint reading, indoor air quality, energy conservation equipment, energy management systems and introductory skills for the crew leader.

    Post-Secondary Adult Vocational
  
  •  

    BCA 0350 - Electrical Apprenticeship 1


    Credit Hours: 2.6

    Prerequisite(s): None
    Corequisite(s): None


    This course is for Level 1 Electrical apprentices and covers electrical safety, hand bending, fasteners and anchors, and electrical theory.

    Post-Secondary Adult Vocational
  
  •  

    BCA 0351 - Electrical Apprenticeship 2


    Credit Hours: 2.6

    Prerequisite(s): None
    Corequisite(s): None


    This course is for Level 1 Electrical apprentices and covers test equipment, introduction to NEC, raceways, boxes and fittings, conductors, introduction to blueprints, commercial, industrial and residential wiring.

    Post-Secondary Adult Vocational
  
  •  

    BCA 0352 - Electrical Apprenticeship 3


    Credit Hours: 2.6

    Prerequisite(s): None
    Corequisite(s): None


    This course is for Level 2 Electrical apprentices and covers alternating current, motors, grounding, conduit bending, boxes and fittings, and conductor installations.

    Post-Secondary Adult Vocational
  
  •  

    BCA 0353 - Electrical Apprenticeship 4


    Credit Hours: 2.6

    Prerequisite(s): None
    Corequisite(s): None


    This course is for Level 2 Electrical apprentices and covers cable tray, terminations and splices, services, breakers and fuses, contactors and relays, and lighting.

    Post-Secondary Adult Vocational
  
  •  

    BCA 0354 - Electrical Apprenticeship 5


    Credit Hours: 2.6

    Prerequisite(s): None
    Corequisite(s): None


    This course is for Level 3 Electrical apprentices and covers load calculations for branch circuits, conductor calculations, overcurrent protection, raceway, box and fitting fill, wiring devices, and distribution equipment.

    Post-Secondary Adult Vocational
  
  •  

    BCA 0355 - Electrical Apprenticeship 6


    Credit Hours: 2.6

    Prerequisite(s): None
    Corequisite(s): None


    This course is for Level 3 Electrical apprentices and covers distribution transformers, lamps and ballasts, motor calculations, motor maintenance part one, motor controls, and hazardous locations.

    Post-Secondary Adult Vocational
  
  •  

    BCA 0356 - Electrical Apprenticeship 7


    Credit Hours: 2.6

    Prerequisite(s): None
    Corequisite(s): None


    This course is for Level 4 Electrical apprentices and covers load calculations-feeders and services, lighting applications, emergency systems and fire alarm.

    Post-Secondary Adult Vocational
  
  •  

    BCA 0357 - Electrical Apprenticeship 8


    Credit Hours: 2.6

    Prerequisite(s): None
    Corequisite(s): None


    This course is for Level 4 Electrical apprentices and covers specialty transformers, advanced motor controls, HVAC controls, heat tracing and freeze protection, motor maintenance part two, and high voltage terminations and splices.

    Post-Secondary Adult Vocational
  
  •  

    BCA 0358 - Electrical Co-Op 1


    Credit Hours: 22.7

    Prerequisite(s): None
    Corequisite(s): None


    This course is a cooperative on-the-job training class coordinated with class/lab courses to provide the work-related experiences for Level 1 Electrical apprentices during the fall term in apprenticeship. Students and their coordinator determine the objectives for the field experience. The student maintains accurate hourly records and obtains a performance appraisal each month from the job supervisor.

    Post-Secondary Adult Vocational
  
  •  

    BCA 0359 - Electrical Co-Op 2


    Credit Hours: 22.7

    Prerequisite(s): None
    Corequisite(s): None


    This course is a cooperative on-the-job training class scheduled when students are not taking related evening classes to provide the work-related experience for Level 1 Electrical apprentices during the spring term in apprenticeship. Students and their coordinator determine the objectives for the field experience. The student maintains accurate hourly records and obtains a performance appraisal each month from the job supervisor.

    Post-Secondary Adult Vocational
  
  •  

    BCA 0360 - Electrical Co-Op Summer 1


    Credit Hours: 21.3

    Prerequisite(s): None
    Corequisite(s): None


    This course is a cooperative on-the-job training class scheduled when students are not taking related evening classes to provide the work-related experience for Level 1 Electrical apprentices during the Summer term in apprenticeship. Students and their coordinator determine the objectives for the field experience. The student maintains accurate hourly records and obtains a performance appraisal each month from the job supervisor.

    Post-Secondary Adult Vocational
  
  •  

    BCA 0361 - Electrical Co-Op 3


    Credit Hours: 22.7

    Prerequisite(s): None
    Corequisite(s): None


    This course is a cooperative on-the-job training class coordinated with class/lab courses to provide the work-related experiences for Level 2 Electrical apprentices during the fall term in apprenticeship. Students and their coordinator determine the objectives for the field experience. The student maintains accurate hourly records and obtains a performance appraisal each month from the job supervisor.

    Post-Secondary Adult Vocational
  
  •  

    BCA 0362 - Electrical Co-Op 4


    Credit Hours: 22.7

    Prerequisite(s): None
    Corequisite(s): None


    This course is a cooperative on-the-job training class scheduled when students are not taking related evening classes to provide the work-related experience for Level 2 Electrical apprentices during the spring term in apprenticeship. Students and their coordinator determine the objectives for the field experience. The student maintains accurate hourly records and obtains a performance appraisal each month from the job supervisor.

    Post-Secondary Adult Vocational
  
  •  

    BCA 0363 - Electrical Co-Op Summer 2


    Credit Hours: 21.3

    Prerequisite(s): None
    Corequisite(s): None


    This course is a cooperative on-the-job training class scheduled when students are not taking related evening classes to provide the work-related experience for Level 2 Electrical apprentices during the Summer term in apprenticeship. Students and their coordinator determine the objectives for the field experience. The student maintains accurate hourly records and obtains a performance appraisal each month from the job supervisor.

    Post-Secondary Adult Vocational
  
  •  

    BCA 0364 - Electrical Co-Op 5


    Credit Hours: 22.7

    Prerequisite(s): None
    Corequisite(s): None


    This course is a cooperative on-the-job training class coordinated with class/lab courses to provide the work-related experiences for Level 3 Electrical apprentices during the fall term in apprenticeship. Students and their coordinator determine the objectives for the field experience. The student maintains accurate hourly records and obtains a performance appraisal each month from the job supervisor.

    Post-Secondary Adult Vocational
  
  •  

    BCA 0365 - Electrical Co-Op 6


    Credit Hours: 22.7

    Prerequisite(s): None
    Corequisite(s): None


    This course is a cooperative on-the-job training class scheduled when students are not taking related evening classes to provide the work-related experience for Level 3 Electrical apprentices during the spring term in apprenticeship. Students and their coordinator determine the objectives for the field experience. The student maintains accurate hourly records and obtains a performance appraisal each month from the job supervisor.

    Post-Secondary Adult Vocational
  
  •  

    BCA 0366 - Electrical Co-Op Summer 3


    Credit Hours: 21.3

    Prerequisite(s): None
    Corequisite(s): None


    This course is a cooperative on-the-job training class scheduled when students are not taking related evening classes to provide the work-related experience for Level 3 Electrical apprentices during the Summer term in apprenticeship. Students and their coordinator determine the objectives for the field experience. The student maintains accurate hourly records and obtains a performance appraisal each month from the job supervisor.

    Post-Secondary Adult Vocational
  
  •  

    BCA 0367 - Electrical Co-Op 7


    Credit Hours: 22.7

    Prerequisite(s): None
    Corequisite(s): None


    This course is a cooperative on-the-job training class coordinated with class/lab courses to provide the work-related experiences for Level 4 Electrical apprentices during the fall term in apprenticeship. Students and their coordinator determine the objectives for the field experience. The student maintains accurate hourly records and obtains a performance appraisal each month from the job supervisor.

    Post-Secondary Adult Vocational
  
  •  

    BCA 0368 - Electrical Co-Op 8


    Credit Hours: 22.7

    Prerequisite(s): None
    Corequisite(s): None


    This course is a cooperative on-the-job training class scheduled when students are not taking related evening classes to provide the work-related experience for Level 4 Electrical apprentices during the spring term in apprenticeship. Students and their coordinator determine the objectives for the field experience. The student maintains accurate hourly records and obtains a performance appraisal each month from the job supervisor.

    Post-Secondary Adult Vocational
 

Page: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11Forward 10 -> 13