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Early College Experience ONLINE program is designed to meet the needs of students who would otherwise not be able to benefit from concurrent courses. Students pay a reduced tuition (currently $30/credit hour) and a distance-learning fee (currently $22). Students must purchase the required textbooks. The following courses will be offered during Academic Year 2018-2019. Please contact your high school counselor for admissions and registration into the Early College Experience program. More information at www.nwacc.edu/earlycollege

ACCT 2013 PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING I

- ECE Online

Presents the fundamentals of accounting theory, introduction to accounting concepts, principles and terminology. Emphasis will be placed on financial accounting beginning with sole proprietorships and ending with corporations. Students should be prepared to use basic mathematics and basic algebra with accuracy and reasonable speed.

AHSC 1403 MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY

- ECE Online

In depth presentation of medical language which the will serve a solid foundation for students interested in health care, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, physical therapy, or related careers. Medical Terminology for the health and disease is presented in relation to human structure and function. This course of study builds a framework by introducing the key elements in the formation as well as the modification of medical terms which then is applied to the specific body systems.

ARHS 1003 ART APPRECIATION

– ECE Online

A general introduction to the visual arts. Lectures on art theory and an introduction to art history, plus demonstrations, films, slides, and field trips.

CISQ 1103 INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS

– ECE Online

An orientation to the terminology and applications of computers and the Internet. Commercial software packages used will include Windows, word processing, spreadsheet, business presentations and database applications. This course will satisfy the hands-on computer requirements of most degree plans. Prerequisites: Minimum keyboarding skills of 25 wpm plus minimum score of 25% on the pre-assessment exam and basic hands-on familiarity with a Windows based computer. Students will be given a pre-test during first class meeting.

1213 COMM 1303 PUBLIC SPEAKING

– ECE Online

Application of the communication techniques needed to organize and deliver oral messages in a public setting.

ENGL 1013 ENGLISH COMPOSITION

- ECE Online

Guiding the student through the process of writing with regular practice and analysis of effective writing, this first course of the composition sequence emphasizes the writing of clear, concise, developed academic prose. Generally students are expected to follow the rules of Standard Edited English, to understand paragraph development, and to write a research assignment involving the integration of sources. Prerequisite: minimum placement score (19 ACT English, 80 Compass Writing, 19 ACT Reading, 83 Compass Reading)

ENGL 1023 ENGLISH COMPOSITION II

- ECE Online

This course continues the writing, reading, research and critical thinking skills developed in Composition I. Students will write in multiple genres and gain further practice in the analysis, interpretation, and evaluation of complex texts. Prerequisite: Completion of English 1013 with a C or better.

ENGL 2213 SURVEY OF WORLD LITERATURE TO 1650

- ECE Online

Students in this course read the oldest of literatures. Typically the course includes the generally accepted literary masterpieces of western culture. While such literature is removed from the student's experience by time, history, and culture, its ties to contemporary life are more compelling than its differences. These issues are frequently addressed as the student learns to read, interpret, and analyze this literature. Prerequisite: English 1013 and 1023 with a grade "C" or better.

ENGL 2223 SURVEY OF WORLD LITERATURE FROM 1650

- ECE Online

This course introduces the student to the literature of the world as well as the literature from English-speaking countries. The students may read literature from Asia, Africa, and South America as well as from Europe and North America. Reactions and comparisons to the students' lives are explored as the students read, interpret and analyze this literature. Prerequisite: English 1013 and 1023 with a grade "C" or better.

HIST 2003 HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN PEOPLE TO 1877

– ECE Online

Exploration of aspects in American history beginning with European backgrounds; discovery and settlement; concluding with the Civil War and Reconstruction. This survey encompasses the constitutional, political, social and economic development of the United States prior to 1877.

HIST 2013 HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN PEOPLE, 1877 TO PRESENT

– ECE Online

Exploration of aspects in American history from Reconstruction to the second half of the Twentieth Century. This survey encompasses the constitutional, political, social and economic development of the United States since 1877. Particular emphasis will be placed on the rise of the United States as an industrial and world power.

HLSC 1002 WELLNESS CONCEPTS

– ECE Online

Interrelationship of mental, emotional, physical, social and spiritual aspects of functioning to optimal health and wellness; implications for education about wellness in the schools and for adult living are provided.

HLSC 1103 PERSONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY

– ECE Online

Discussion of health and safety problems with emphasis on the promotion of individual health and safety concepts.

MATH 1204 COLLEGE ALGEBRA

– ECE Online

An overview of the fundamental concepts of algebra. Topics include linear and quadratic equations and inequalities; the Cartesian plane and graphing using graphing utility functions, graphs and models; polynomial and rational functions; exponential and logarithmic functions; systems of equations, inequalities and matrices; and sequences and series. Prerequisites: Cumulative 3.0 GPA and the following minimum test scores for Math and Reading:

MATH 1213 PLANE TRIGONOMETRY

– ECE Online

A survey of basic trigonometric concepts. Topics include a review of functions and graphs, the trigonometric functions, graphs of trigonometric functions, inverse trigonometric functions, trigonometric identities and equations, applications of trigonometry, complex numbers, a review of exponential and logarithmic functions, and polar coordinates and equations. Prerequisites: ACT Math 24 or successful completion of College Algebra with C or better

MATH 2053 FINITE MATHEMATICS

– ECE Online

A survey and applications course in mathematics designed for business, life science, and social science students. Topics include a review of using a graphing utility, linear models, systems of linear equations, matrices, linear programming, the simplex method, set theory, probability, counting principles, statistics, and finance mathematics. Prerequisites: ACT Math 24 or successful completion of College Algebra with C or better

PLSC 2003 AMERICAN NATIONAL GOVERNMENT

– ECE Online

The organization, functions, institutions, and problems of the federal government will be studied including the United States Constitution, Congress, the Presidency and federal bureaucracy, and the judicial system. Additional study will be given to political parties, public opinion, interest groups, voting and elections, Supreme Court decisions, and other political aspects and activities of government.

PSYC 2003 GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY

– ECE Online

An investigation into basic principles and theories of behavior in the areas of learning, memory, perception, development, biological basis of behavior, motivation and emotion, personality, stress, abnormal behavior and social and interpersonal relationships.