Academics Course Descriptions

COURSE NO
ART 111
CLASS
3
LAB
0
WORK EXP/ CLINICAL
0
CREDIT
3
Corequisites:
None
Prerequisite:
Local, ENG 090, RED 090, or ENG 095/095A

This course introduces the origins and historical development of art. Emphasis is placed on the relationship of design principles to various art forms including but not limited to sculpture, painting, and architecture. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and analyze a variety of artistic styles, periods, and media. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement general education core requirement in humanities/fine arts. This course is also available through the Virtual Learning Community (VLC).

COURSE NO
ART 114
CLASS
3
LAB
0
WORK EXP/ CLINICAL
0
CREDIT
3
Corequisites:
None
Prerequisite:
ENG 090, RED 090

This course covers the development of art forms from ancient times to the Renaissance. Emphasis is placed on content, terminology, design, and style. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an historical understanding of art as a product reflective of human social development

COURSE NO
ART 115
CLASS
3
LAB
0
WORK EXP/ CLINICAL
0
CREDIT
3
Corequisites:
None
Prerequisite:
Local, ENG 090, RED 090, or ENG 095/095A

This course covers the development of art forms from the Renaissance to the present. Emphasis is placed on content, terminology, design, and style. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an historical understanding of art as a product reflective of human social development. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement general education core requirement in humanities/fine arts. This course is also available through the Virtual Learning Community (VLC).

COURSE NO
ART 131
TITLE Drawing I
CLASS
0
LAB
6
WORK EXP/ CLINICAL
0
CREDIT
3
Corequisites:
None
Prerequisite:
None

This course introduces the language of drawing and the use of various drawing materials. Emphasis is placed on drawing techniques, media, and graphic principles. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competence in the use of graphic form and various drawing processes. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for transferability as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

COURSE NO
ART 240
TITLE Painting I
CLASS
0
LAB
6
WORK EXP/ CLINICAL
0
CREDIT
3
Corequisites:
None
Prerequisite:
None

This course introduces the language of painting and the use of various painting materials. Emphasis is placed on the understanding and use of various painting techniques, media, and color principles. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competence in the use of creative processes directed toward the development of expressive form. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for transferability as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

COURSE NO
ATR 112
CLASS
2
LAB
3
WORK EXP/ CLINICAL
0
CREDIT
3
Corequisites:
None
Prerequisite:
None

This course introduces the basic principles of automated systems and describes the tasks that technicians perform on the job. Topics include the history, development, and current applications of robots and automated systems including their configuration, operation, components, and controls. Upon completion, students should be able to understand the basic concepts of automation and robotic systems.

COURSE NO
ATR 280
CLASS
3
LAB
2
WORK EXP/ CLINICAL
0
CREDIT
4
Corequisites:
None
Prerequisite:
None

This course covers application, programming, and maintenance fundamentals for robotic devices. Emphasis is placed on terminology, problem solving, robotic systems controls, and hands-on projects. Upon completion, students should be able to apply basic concepts in application, programming, and robotic control systems.

COURSE NO
AUT 110
CLASS
2
LAB
2
WORK EXP/ CLINICAL
0
CREDIT
3
Corequisites:
None
Prerequisite:
None

This course covers workplace safety, hazardous material and environmental regulations, use of hand tools, service information resources, basic concepts, systems, and terms of automotive technology. Topics include familiarization with vehicle systems along with identification and proper use of various automotive hand and power tools. Upon completion, students should be able to describe safety and environmental procedures, terms associated with automobiles, identify and use basic tools and shop equipment.

COURSE NO
AUT 114
CLASS
1
LAB
2
WORK EXP/ CLINICAL
0
CREDIT
2
Corequisites:
None
Prerequisite:
None

This course covers the laws, procedures, and specifications needed to perform a North Carolina State Safety and Emissions inspection. Topics include brake, steering and suspension, lighting, horn, windshield wiper, tire, mirrors, and emission control devices inspection. Upon completion, students should be able to perform complete and thorough North Carolina State Safety and Emissions inspections.

COURSE NO
AUT 116
CLASS
2
LAB
3
WORK EXP/ CLINICAL
0
CREDIT
3
Corequisites:
None
Prerequisite:
None

This course covers the theory, construction, inspection, diagnosis, and repair of internal combustion engines and related systems. Topics include fundamental operating principles of engines and diagnosis, inspection, adjustment, and repair of automotive engines using appropriate service information. Upon completion, students should be able to perform basic diagnosis, measurement and repair of automotive engines using appropriate tools, equipment, procedures, and service information.

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