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CNC Operator I

MFG 105

This course introduces core theory and practice for the operation of CNC mill and lathe machines. Hands-on activities will provide opportunities for application of knowledge gained from theory lecture, discussion and homework. Topics covered include safe operation of CNC machines, writing and loading a basic program into a CNC machine, running a CNC machine to cut a basic shape and the use of precision measuring instruments.

Computer Aided Manuf (CAM)

MFG 107

Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM) is designed to instruct students in the creation and modification of two and three dimensional wire frame models as well as the creation, verification and editing of 2-1/2 axis toolpaths. Students will complete design courses on mill and lathe machines under the guidance of a Certified Mastercam Instructor. This course prepares students to test for the Mastercam Associate Level Certification; a rigorous set of practical tests that recognizes a programmer's knowledge and ability to work effectively with CAM software. It is the first benchmark and an integral step toward a Mastercam Professional Certification.

Fund Concepts of Metrology

MFG 109

This course teaches students to interpret the symbols and measurements that appear on technical drawings, necessary for machine operators, supervisors, inspectors, and other manufacturing personnel. Hands-on exercises, sketching, and group projects will be included in lessons. Topics covered: line types, basic symbols, basic multi-views, dimensions, tolerances, auxiliary views, assembly drawings, threads and fasteners, ANSI symbols, finishes, and sectional views. This course also covers basic measurement and math concepts required in a manufacturing environment. The application of fractions, decimals, metric and standard units, and algebra will be the initial focus, using industry-specific examples to develop students' mechanical problem solving skills. Basic geometry and trigonometry for calculating unknown dimensions, angles, areas, weights, and volumes will be covered. The course will incorporate work readiness and teamwork skill training.

AutoCAD

MFG 111

This course is designed to prepare students to take the Autodesk ACU exam. Students are introduced to the AutoCAD drawing platform using the flowing drafting methods: Geometric Construction, Orthographic Projection, Sectioning and Isometric Views. Special emphasis is placed on dimensioning, white space layout, GUI customization, scaling, and line weight. After successful completion of this course students will be proficient with the AutoCAD software and have an understanding of the fundamentals of drafting.

Applied Learning I

MFG 295

This applied learning course provides the opportunity for the student to work in a place of business that utilizes any of a number of skills inherent within area of advanced manufacturing. A minimum of 270 hours of applied learning is required. This course also includes capstone projects as an option. Prerequisite: Permission of the Technology Coordinator

Music Theory I

MUS 101

The course includes the application of triads and their inversions, non-harmonic tones, and tonal structure diatonic harmony. The application of the principles of good voice leading will be stressed. Cadences, transposition, and basic orchestration will be introduced. Aural skills based upon the course material will be developed. Materials covered in MUS 100 will be reviewed and utilized. Prerequisite: MUS 100 or successful score in the Theory Placement Test.

Music Appreciation

MUS 105

Students in this course learn to understand music through active, perceptive listening. Identification of musical elements, media, textures, designs, and genres is stressed. Course requirements include listening assignments outside of class. No music skill or previous experience is required. This course is not intended for music majors.

College Chorus

MUS 107

Students in the College Chorus gain experience in the study and performance of choral music repertoire representing diverse genres, styles periods, and cultures. Emphasis is placed on developing the vocal instrument and building choral music performance, ear training, and music reading skills. The College Chorus performs three or four public concerts each semester and is open to all students, faculty, staff, and persons in the community. College Chorus may be repeated for credit and may be elected without credit.

Vocal Ensemble

MUS 111

Students in the Vocal Ensemble, in contrast to the College Chorus, gain experience in the study and performance of small ensemble repertoire representing diverse genres, style periods, and cultures. The music studied ranges from Renaissance to Jazz, from Baroque to Broadway, as well as popular and folk. Emphasis is placed on developing the vocal instrument and choral music performance and ear training skills. The Vocal Ensemble performs three or four public concerts each semester and is open to all students, faculty, staff, and persons in the community by audition and instructor recommendation. Vocal Ensemble may be repeated for credit and may be elected without credit.

Jazz Ensemble

MUS 114

Students in the Jazz Ensemble gain experience in the study and performance of varied styles of jazz literature. The class will perform one or two public concerts each semester. Throughout the semester students learn rehearsal and performance skills and some techniques of jazz performance and improvisation. The Jazz Ensemble is open to all students, faculty, staff, and persons in the community who can demonstrate advanced proficiency either by audition or resume.

Small Instru Music Groups

MUS 116

Students rehearse and perform with one of several available popular and classical small music groups, such as jazz combo, string quartet, Baroque chamber music group, and theater orchestra. Students select the proper group and a rehearsal time in conference with the instructor prior to registration.

College/Comm Concert Band

MUS 118

Students rehearse and perform with a concert band. The band will be comprised of matriculated College students as well as interested community members. Prerequisite: Students must audition to be accepted into this course, which may be repeated for credit or may be elected without credit.

Wind Ensemble

MUS 119

Students in Wind Ensemble gain experience in the study and performance of varied styles of instrumental literature. The class performs one or two public concerts each semester. Throughout the semester students learn rehearsal and performance skills and the techniques of instrumental performance. College Wind Ensemble is open to all students, faculty, staff, and persons in the community who can demonstrate advanced proficiency either by audition or resume. Wind Ensemble may be repeated once for credit and may be elected without credit.

Aural Skills I

MUS 122

This course introduces fundamentals of music reading and dictation. Simple diatonic music will be the focus of the class. Progressive exercises and examples of written music are sung at sight and written down as musical dictation. Rhythmic understanding is stressed. Techniques for the skill necessary for this are learned through in-class drill and outside practice. Prerequisite or corequisite: MUS 100 or MUS 101.

Applied Music for MUS Major

MUS 126

This course consists of individual instruction in brass, woodwinds, strings, percussion, piano, voice, guitar, or other. This study consists of 14 one-half-hour lessons, plus a final examination. Music studio fee.

Applied Music: Non-Music Major

MUS 127

This course consists of individual instruction in brass, woodwinds, strings, percussion, piano, guitar, voice, or other. This study consists of 14 one-half-hour lessons, plus a final examination. Music studio fee.

Applied Music for MUS Major

MUS 128

This course consists of individual instruction in brass, woodwinds, strings, percussion, piano, voice, guitar, or other. This study consists of 14 one-hour lessons, plus a final examination. Music studio fee.

Applied Music: Non-Music Major

MUS 129

This course consists of individual instruction in brass, woodwinds, strings, percussion, piano, voice, guitar, or other. This study consists of 14 one-hour lessons, plus a final examination. Music studio fee.

String Ensemble

MUS 138

This course is open to intermediate and advanced violin, viola, cello and bass players. String Chamber Orchestra is an ensemble meeting once a week for 3 hours. There will be 2-4 performances at the end of each semester with original works covering literature from the baroque through the contemporary. String Ensemble may be repeated once for credit and may be elected without credit.

History of Music I

MUS 151

This course covers aspects of world music before the Middle Ages as it influenced later Western art music and then concentrates on the history of art music in the Western world up to the end of the Classical Period (approximately 1800). The emphasis will be on the development of the music literature, composers, how they were influenced, and who they, in turn, influenced. The place of music as a part of the active society will be discussed. Knowledge and understanding of the standard repertoire from this period will be stressed. Knowledge of music fundamentals and structure are recommended for this course. Prerequisite: MUS 100, MUS 101, or MUS 105.


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