Utah Tech University

Concurrent Enrollment Course Descriptions

CE Courses Are Taught:

  • On Utah Tech University’s main campus (mixed with full time UT students)
  • UT North Plaza bldg. (dedicated to high school CE students)
  • Taylor Health Science bldg. (across from IHC Medical Center)
  • UT Hurricane Education Center
  • On the individual high school campuses
  • Online

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ACCT 2010 – Financial Accounting

Required of students pursuing majors and emphases in School of Business, and open to other interested students.  Introduces basic concepts of financial accounting, covering complete accounting cycle for service and merchandise companies, including depreciation, and inventory.  A $25.00 accounting fee is required.  3.0 Credit Hours (taught only on the UT main campus)

ART 1010– Intro to Art

 Meets 1.0 high school Art credit requirement towards the 1.5 needed for graduation.
Fulfills the General Education requirement for Art at UT. Includes identification of major art forms, brief survey of art history, investigation of art criticism, introduction of various media, and identification of elements and principles of art. A $10.00 fee is required if taken on the UT campus.  3.0 Credit Hours

ART 1050– Intro to Photography

 Meets 1.0 high school Art credit requirement towards the 1.5 needed for graduation.
Fulfills the General Education requirement for Art at UT. For all students interested in basic photographic technique and principles. Covers image, lighting, composition, basic camera operation and darkroom lab work. Hands-on course, allowing exploration of individual areas of interest. Requires out-of-class shooting assignments and access to non-digital SLR camera. 3.0 Credit Hours.

ART 1110—Drawing and Composition

 Meets 1.0 high school Art credit requirement towards the 1.5 needed for graduation.
Fulfills the General Education requirement for Art at UT. Studio class for Art students and others interested in drawing. Stresses fundamentals of image-based drawing, creativity, and elements of composition, using various techniques with black and white and color media in order to develop drawing skills in preparation for further Art study. Fulfills prerequisite to Art 2110. **COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES At the successful conclusion of this course, students will be able to: 1. Build knowledge of basic drawing techniques and theories of composition. 2. Have practical experiences in and outside of class. 3. Gain basic art-making skills and learn art production through trial and error. 4. Address several different aspects of composition and apply the ideas and theories to their individual sketches and assignments. A $XX.XX studio fee is required if taken on the UT campus. 3.0 Credit Hours

ART 2060—Digital Photography

 Meets 1.0 high school Art credit requirement towards the 1.5 needed for graduation.
Fulfills the General Education requirement for Art at UT. Introduction to the history, mechanics, and applications of digital photography as well as basic photographic techniques and compositional skills. Course objectives will be met through a combination of lectures, viewing the work of master photographers, class assignments, in-class critiques of student work, and time spent outside of the classroom shooting as a group. Each student must have access to a digital camera with manual modes. 3.0 Credit Hours

ASL 1010 Beginning American Sign Language I

For beginning students interested in American Sign Language. Emphasizes principles, methods, and techniques of communicating manually with deaf individuals.  Teaches basic receptive and expressive skills, overviews basic grammatical structure in signing, and explores deaf culture. A variety of teaching methods are employed, including drills, videos, and work in pairs. This course partially qualifies students to receive an Associate of Arts degree or Bachelor of Arts degree for some majors. Successful completers are prepared to take ASL 1020 (1020 is expected to be available for Concurrent Enrollment credit beginning fall 2019). Placement in foreign language classes on the UT campus is at the discretion of the Department Chair. 4.0 Credit Hours.

ASL 1020 – Beginning American Sign Language II

For students interested in American Sign Language who have completed ASL 1010 or who have equivalent experience. Emphasizes principles, methods, and techniques of communicating manually with deaf individuals. Continues the development of basic conversational skills with emphasis on the receptive skills, grammatical features, vocabulary development, and cultural awareness. Varied methods are used to teach the class, including drills, videos, and work in pairs. Students using 1020 as an entry-level class may receive vertical credits for ASL 1010 upon passing 1020 with a C grade or higher. This course partially qualifies students to receive an Associate of Arts degree or Bachelor of Arts degree for some majors. Successful completers are prepared to take ASL 2010. **COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES At the successful conclusion of this course, students will be able to: 1. Describe people and things. 2. Make requests and ask for advice. 3. Describe places. 4. Give opinions about others. 5. Discuss plans and goals. 6. Narrate a story. Prerequisite:  ASL 1010 or high school level ASL I and instructor approval. 4.0 Credit Hours.

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BIOL 1010 – General Biology

Meets 1.0 high school “Biology” Science credit toward the 3.0 needed for graduation (when taken with the lab). 
Fulfills the General Education (GE) requirement for Life Science at UT. Not for science majors, this course focuses on general principles of Biology, including cell theory, genetics, evolution, and interrelationships of living things, using a variety of teaching methods including lecture/discussion, laboratory, overheads, videos, quizzes, and exams.  **COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES At the successful conclusion of this course, students will be able to: 1.Identify the scientific method, including hypothesis, experimental controls, and experimental design. 2. Describe concepts related to cell theory, the genetic basis for life, and the diversity of life, evolution, and ecology. 3. Apply biological concepts to solve real-world scientific problems. 4. Discuss how science is incorporated into daily life and identify ways to engage in the public discussion of biological issues. Co-requisite:  BIOL 1015 is recommended on the UT campus, but required for Concurrent Enrollment credit when taken on the high school campus and to meet Regents’ Scholarship requirements. 3.0 Credit Hours

BIOL 1015 – General Biology Lab

Fulfills the General Education (GE) requirement for Laboratory Science at UT. Lab course designed to accompany BIOL 1010. Students will have hands-on experience in a laboratory setting, including the use of microscopes, measurement and simple data analysis, observations of osmosis and diffusion, and other group activities in order to appreciate the true essence of science and the scientific process of acquiring knowledge through inquiry.  **COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES At the successful conclusion of this course, students will be able to: 1. Use the scientific method to observe problems, ask questions, make predictions, formulate testable hypotheses, create experiments, and formulate reasonable conclusions. 2. Use a microscope to view and diagram cells and whole organisms, osmosis and diffusion, and the movement of chromosomes. 3. Diagram molecules, and perform experiments that demonstrate some of the functions of photosynthesis and cellular respiration. 4. Calculate simple statistics to determine the patterns of inheritance in Mendelian genetics. 5. Discuss the history and methods of classification, evolution, and ecological principles. A $75.00 lab fee is required if taken on the UT campus.  Co-requisite: BIOL 1010.  1.0 Credit Hour

BIOL 1200– Human Biology

 Meets 1.0 high school “Biology” Science credit toward the 3.0 needed for graduation. 
 Fulfills the General Education (GE) requirement for Life Science at UT. This course is highly recommended for students in the Health Sciences or who plans to take Anatomy & Physiology. Covers basic anatomy and physiology of humans for pre-health science majors. Focuses on the general structure and function of the human body including tissues, organs, and systems. Through lecture, videos, models, quizzes, and tests, students become familiar with how the human body functions. **COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES At the successful conclusion of this course, students will be able to: 1. Explain the process and methods of science, including asking testable questions, using inductive and deductive reasoning in forming hypotheses and in making reliable predictions. 2. Explain and apply major concepts of life organisms including: the chemistry of life, the cell, the genetic basis of life, and human evolution. 3. Describe the function and processes of the major body systems including: cardiovascular, immune, digestive, urinary, muscular, skeletal, nervous, endocrine, and reproduction, as well as the coordination between systems in maintaining body homeostasis. 3.0 Credit Hours (taught only on the UT main campus)

BIOL 1610 – Principles of Biology I

Meets 1.0 high school “Biology” Science credit toward the 3.0 needed for graduation.
  Fulfills the General Education (GE) requirement for Life Science at UT. Introductory course required of all Biology majors, including pre-health science, pre-nursing, pre-veterinary, pre-medical, pre-dental, and other pre-professional students. Emphasizes the scientific method; cell processes, including basic chemistry, cellular level structure, and function; and the principles of inheritance, evolution and ecology. Fulfills prerequisite to most other Biology courses. Co-requisite: BIOL 1615.  4.0 Credit Hours

BIOL 1615 – Principles of Biology I Lab

 Fulfills the General Education (GE) requirement for Laboratory Science at UT. Lab portion of BIOL 1610.  An $80.00 lab fee is required if taken on the UT campus. Co-requisite: BIOL 1610. 1.0 Credit Hour

BIOL 2320 – Human Anatomy

Meets 1.0 high school “Applied/advanced” Science credit toward the 3.0 needed for graduation. 
For students pursuing health science fields, including pre-allied health, pre-nursing, pre-physical therapy, pre-dental, pre-medical, and many others. Examines the structures of the human body, including muscles, nerves, blood supply, bones, lymph, internal organs, and reproductive anatomy.. Includes lectures supplemented with laboratory examinations of cadavers and physical and virtual models. Successful completers will have advanced familiarity with the nomenclature and locations of structures in the human body. Successful completion of high school Medical Anatomy & Physiology and BIOL 1200 or equivalent is highly recommended prior to enrolling. Co-requisite: BIOL 2325. 3.0 Credit Hours (taught only on the UT main campus)

BIOL 2325 – Human Anatomy Lab

Lab portion of BIOL 2320. Includes cadaver study. Successful completion of high school Medical Anatomy & Physiology and BIOL 1200 or equivalent is highly recommended prior to enrolling. A lab fee is required. Co-requisite: BIOL 2320 3.0 Credit Hours (taught only on the UT main campus)

BIOL 2420– Human Physiology

Meets 1.0 high school “Applied/Advanced” Science credit toward the 3.0 needed for graduation. 
Required for students pursuing a Biology Secondary Education degree, as well as many pre-allied health, pre-nursing, pre-dental, pre-medical, and other pre-professional programs. Examines how the body’s functions are carried out utilizing a systems approach, including blood chemistry, nerve impulse transmission, kidney function, muscle contraction, and hear function. Successful completers of this intensive course will have sufficient familiarity with the details of biological functions to enable them to understand disease processes, treatment procedures, research pursuits, and evolutionary consequences of various aspects of physiology.  Successful completion of high school Medical Anatomy & Physiology and BIOL 1200 or equivalent is highly recommended prior to enrolling. Co-requisite: BIOL 2425  3.0 Credit Hours (taught only on the UT main campus)

BIOL 2425 – Human Physiology Lab

Lab portion of BIOL 2420. Successful completion of high school Medical Anatomy & Physiology and BIOL 1200 or equivalent is highly recommended prior to enrolling. A lab fee is required. Co-requisite: BIOL 2420 3.0 Credit Hours (taught only on the UT main campus)

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CHEM 1010 – Intro to Chemistry

Meets 1.0 high school “Chemistry” Science credit toward the 3.0 needed for graduation (when taken with the lab). 
 Fulfills the General Education (GE) requirement for Physical Science at UT. For students majoring in Business, Communication, Fine Arts, Humanities, and other non-Science disciplines. Emphasizes basic chemical concepts within daily life. Co-requisite:  CHEM 1015 is recommended on the UT campus, but required for Concurrent Enrollment credit when taken on the high school campus and to meet Regents’ Scholarship requirements.  3.0 Credit Hours

CHEM 1015 – Intro to Chemistry

Fulfills the General Education (GE) requirement for Laboratory Science at UT. Lab portion of CHEM 1010.  A $50.00 lab fee is required if taken on the UT campus. 1.0 Credit Hour

CHEM 1110 – Elementary General/Organic Chemistry

 Meets 1.0 high school “Chemistry” Science credit toward the 3.0 needed for graduation.  
Fulfills the General Education (GE) requirement for Physical Science at UT. For students majoring in Health Sciences, Family & Consumer Science, Natural Resources, or Agriculture.  Not appropriate for students majoring in Life Science, Physical Science, pre-Medical, pre-Dental or other pre-professional programs.  First semester in a 2-course sequence covering fundamental laws and reactions of general inorganic and organic chemistry, including the basic organic functional groups.  Successful completion satisfies prerequisite for CHEM 1120 (1120 is not covered under Concurrent Enrollment funding).  Prerequisite:  MATH 1010 (C grade or better), OR math ACT placement score of 23 or higher, OR Accuplacer math score of 89 or higher, OR SAT math score of 540 or higher.  Co-requisite:  CHEM 1115.  4.0 Credit Hours

CHEM 1115 – Elementary General/Organic Chemistry Lab

 Fulfills the General Education (GE) requirement for Laboratory Science at UT. Lab portion of CHEM 1110.  Co-requisite:  CHEM 1110.  A $100.00 lab fee is required if taken on the UT campus. 1.0 Credit Hour

CHEM 1210– Principles of Chemistry I

Meets 1.0 high school “Chemistry” Science credit toward the 3.0 needed for graduation.  
Fulfills the General Education (GE) requirement for Physical Science at UT. For students majoring in Life or Physical Sciences, Engineering, and pre-professional programs (pre-medical, pre-dental, etc.).  Provides theoretical and practical framework for further study in the sciences; emphasizes measurement, stoichiometry, the nature of the atom, chemical periodicity, the states of matter, thermodynamics, and bonding.  Completion of prior Chemistry course (high school or CE) is strongly recommended before enrolling in this course.  Prerequisite:  Math 1050 (grade C or better), OR an math ACT placement score of 25 or higher; OR an Accuplacer Math placement score of 95 or higher; OR an SAT Math placement score of 580 or higher; all within two years of enrollment in this course.   Co-requisite:  CHEM 1215.  4.0 Credit Hours (taught only on the UT main campus)

CHEM 1215 – Principles of Chemistry I Lab

Fulfills a General Education Science Lab requirement. Lab portion of CHEM 1210.  Co-requisite:  CHEM 1210.  A $100.00 lab fee is required.  1.0 Credit Hour (taught only on the UT main campus)

CIS 1200 – Computer Literacy

Fulfills high school Business Office Specialist requirement. Open to all students. Hands-on instruction develops computer skills to access, create, analyze, process and deliver information, including study of computer concepts, operating systems, e-mail, word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software. 3.0 Credit Hours

COMM 2110– Interpersonal Communications

Meets 1.0 high school “Applied/Advanced” Language Arts credit requirement for graduation. 
Fulfills General Education (GE) Social & Behavioral Sciences requirement at UT.  Required of all Communication majors. Focuses on communication skills in a wide range of interpersonal areas appropriate to business or personal relationships, and involving initiating, developing, maintaining, and controlling the deterioration of relationships, with emphasis on listening, assertiveness, supportive climates, conflict, power management, and disclosure. Introduces the special needs of intercultural communication, and prepares students to effectively express ideas in one-to-one settings.  3.0 Credit Hours

CS 1030– Solving Problems with Computers 

For any student interested in how computers are used to solve problems. This course will introduce the use of computers in problem solving including problem decomposition and algorithm construction. Students will be required to complete simple programming projects.

CS 1400– Fundamentals of Programming

Required of all students pursuing Computer and Information Technology degrees. Open to all students with a general interest in computer programming. Covers structured programming techniques and the syntax of a high level programming language through completion of programming projects of increasing difficulty. A $20.00 lab fee is required if taught on the UT Campus. 3.0 Credit Hours

CS 1410 – Object Oriented Programming

Required of all students pursuing Computer and Information Technology degrees.  Open to all students with a general interest in computer programming. Introduces object oriented programming techniques through completion of programming projects of increasing difficulty. Prerequisite: CS 1400 (grade C- or higher. A $20.00 lab fee is required if taught on the UT Campus. 3.0 Credit Hours

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DANC 1010 – Dance in Culture

Meets 1.0 high school Art credit requirement towards the 1.5 needed for graduation. 
 Fulfills the General Education (GE) requirement for Art at UT. A beginning theoretical course examining societal diversity and artistic expression across cultures through the art of dance and body movement. Designed to introduce the definition of dance, basic history of dance and different genres of dance to enable students to make certain critical analyses and to identify style, form, technique and individuals who have made significant contributions in the dance field. Increase participant’ capacity to enjoy the art of dance and to appreciate the great variety of dance and diversity of culture in human society. Taught through lecture, discussion, practice sessions, and video observation.  3.0 Credit Hours

DES 1100– Intro to Digital Design

Introduces software and principles related to digital design and visual communications, and the creation and reproduction of art. Teaches how to create and modify digital images, illustration, and page layout using current design software and printing techniques. A $25.00 lab fee is required if taught on the UT Campus. 3.0 Credit Hours

DES 1300– Communication Design

For students pursuing a degree in Computer and Information Technology.  Explores the elements of design form which advertising, computer graphics, and graphic arts are structured by building awareness and skill in creating designs, using the concepts of compositions, proportion, alignment, contrasts, white space, typography, eye movement, and element control, emphasizing the value of these concepts to communicate ideas. A $25.00 lab fee is required if taught on the UT Campus.  3.0 Credit Hours

DES 1610– Screen Printing

For students interested in the printing industry.  Includes printing on various substrates using photographically generated stencils, reproducing images with computers for positive reproduction using the process camera, multi-color screen printing on fabric, and assembling a design of text and graphic to be embroidered on apparel. A $10.00 lab fee is required taken as an evening class at SCHS. 3.0 Credit Hours

DES 2100– Design Thinking

An introduction to design thinking, an empathy-based, human-centered, and rapid prototype-driven methodology for innovation. Students will explore challenges such as the creation of new products, technological innovation, services, business models, experiences, processes and/or systems through the design thinking process.

DES 2300—Design II

An intermediate level course that expands the skills and knowledge acquired in Design I. The course emphasizes practical assignments that examine applied problem solving and professional solutions for graphic designers. Specific themes/topics for the course include visual grouping and hierarchy, visual identity development and application of Gestalt theory. Prerequisites: DES 1100 and DES 1300 (both Grade C- or higher). A $25.00 lab fee is required if taught on the UT Campus. 3.0 Credit Hours (taught only on the UT main campus)

DES 2710—Typography I

Study of basic layout, lettering, type design, identification of styles, and typographic history. Students learn how to use type as a basic element of graphic communication, how the use of different typefaces visually communicate a desired effect, and fundamental terminology of type specification. Consists of lectures, quizzes, and ongoing typographically-related projects intended to be of portfolio-quality.

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EDUC 1010 – Intro to Education

Required prerequisite course for both the Elementary Education degree and the Secondary Education Teaching (SET) program. Provides an overview of vocational aspects of a teaching career including: certification requirements, foundations of education, current and historical issues in education, an overview of current trends in methodology, and classroom management. This class provides students with an opportunity to assess oneself as a prospective teacher. Various teaching methods are used including lecture, cooperative learning, inquiry methods, direct instruction and mastery learning. Students are required to do two full observation days in local K-12 school settings.  3.0 Credit Hours

EMS 1110 –Emergency Medical Technician-Intro to Emergency Medical Services

Open to students who have current CPR certification (American Heart Association-Health Care Provider/American Red Cross-Professional Rescuer). Presents instruction in the theory and practice of first aid, providing students with knowledge and skills necessary to meet common emergencies associated with injury and illness. Topics include CPR, well-being, roles and responsibilities, medical/legal, ethics, lifting & moving, Pt assessment, Airway management, Packaging, bandage/splint, Hazardous Materials, Triage & Terrorism, Mass Casualty Incidents, and disaster management. All co-requisite courses must be completed in the same semester. **COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES (CLOs) At the successful conclusion of this course, students will be able to: 1. Show competency and skill mastery and be able to perform as an entry level Emergency Medical Technician. The student may be eligible for testing and certification at National Registry of Emergency Medical Technician EMT level with the recommendation of the course coordinator and medical director. The curriculum meets the requirements for the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) and students are eligible to obtain a national certification and EMT license in the State of Utah. Course fee required. Corequisites: EMS 1120, EMS 1140, EMS 1145. 4 Credit Hours (taught only on the UT Hurricane Education Center campus).

Textbook-$417

BP Cuff/Stethoscope- $25

Background Check-$49

Drug Screen-$35

Fingerprinting-$20

NREMT testing fee-$98

Polo Shirt (UT EMS uniform)-$20

CPR Card-$8

Consumable supplies-$50

EMS 1120 – Emergency Medical Technician Practicum

< >A 12 hour clinical rotation shift is required at a contracted clinical site. Hours can be completed in the Hospital Emergency Department or an Ambulance service. The clinical rotation provides hands-on education with an assigned preceptor in a real life situation. All co-requisite courses must be completed in the same semester. **COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES (CLOs) At the successful conclusion of this course, students will be able to: 1. Complete a minimum of 12 hours in an approved ambulance agency or Hospital Emergency Department. Students will be evaluated by a preceptor on skills mastery of basic life support, knowledge of Emergency Medical Technician protocols, vital signs interpretation, skills and affective abilities. Supervised real patient care will enable understanding and use of skills performed by the emergency medical technician. Corequisites: EMS 1110, EMS 1140, EMS 1145. 0.5 Credit Hours (taught only on the UT Hurricane Education Center campus)

EMS 1140 –Emergency Medical Technician Patient Management

Includes basic knowledge and skills necessary to provide basic patient management and transportation. Topics include Cardiac emergency management, respiratory emergencies, endocrine emergencies, allergies & anaphylaxis, bone and joint injuries, dressings and bandages, sudden illness, and emergency childbirth. Successful completion and recommendation from program coordinator and medical director will provide eligibility for testing and certification at the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technician (NREMT) EMT level. Upon successful completion of the NREMT certification, students are eligible for licensure from the Utah Bureau of Emergency Medical Services at the EMT level. All co-requisite courses must be completed in the same semester. **COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES (CLOs) At the successful conclusion of this course, students will be able to: 1. Show competency and skill mastery and be able to perform as an entry level Emergency Medical Technician. Students may be eligible for testing and certification at National Registry of Emergency Medical Technician EMT level with the recommendation of the course coordinator and medical director. The curriculum meets the requirements for the National Registry of EMTs and students are eligible to obtain a national certification and EMT license in the State of Utah. Corequisites: EMS 1110, EMS 1120, EMS 1145. 4 Credit Hours (taught only on the UT Hurricane Education Center campus)

EMS 1145–Emergency Medical Technician Lab

Emergency Medical Technician lab will provide practical learn of skills and National Registry competencies. These competencies include patient assessment, patient history taking, basic airway adjuncts, airway management, insertion of Nasopharyngeal Airway/Orophyryngeal airway (NPA/OPA), basic vital signs, patient assisted medications, suctioning, bandaging, splinting, lifting and moving patients, extraction of patients from cars, home, office, and other various locations. Students are required to complete an 8 station practical exam. Upon successful completion, students may be recommended for testing and licensure at the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) level. All co-requisite courses must be completed in the same semester. **COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES (CLOs) At the successful conclusion of this course, students will be able to: 1. Show competency and skill mastery and be able to perform as an entry level Emergency Medical Technician(EMT). The student may be eligible for testing and certification at National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) EMT level with the recommendation of the course coordinator and medical director. The curriculum meets the requirements for the National Registry of EMTs and students are eligible to obtain a national certification and EMT license in the State of Utah. Course fee required. Corequisites: EMS 1110, EMS 1120, EMS 1140. 2.5 Credit Hours (taught only on the UT Hurricane Education Center campus)

ENGL 1010– Introduction to Writing

Meets 1.0 high school Junior or Senior Language Arts credit requirement for graduation.  
Fulfills the first half of the General Education (GE) English requirement at UT. Designed to improve students’ abilities to read, analyze, and write expository papers.  Provides opportunities to write and revise a number of essays.  Activities, library research, portfolios, writing to a style guide, and tests may also be used to prepare students to write college level papers.  Successful completers (grade C or higher) will be prepared to take ENGL 2010.  Pre-requisite: Language Arts 10 AND English ACT placement score of 17 or higher AND an ACT Reading placement score of 17; OR an Accuplacer English placement score of 76 or higher AND an Accuplacer Reading placement score of 66 or higher; OR an SAT English placement score of 450 AND an SAT Reading placement score of 420 or higher.  3.0 Credit Hours

ENGL 2010 – Intermediate Writing: Selected Topics

 Meets 1.0 high school Senior Language Arts credit requirement for graduation. 
 Fulfills the second half of the General Education (GE) English requirement at UT. Provides opportunities to analyze and write academic papers, including the research-supported essay, through writing and revising a number of essays.  Other activities, such as portfolios, library research, and tests may be used to help students improve their writing of advanced-level papers.  Successful students will demonstrate competence in the use of standard written English, in analyzing texts, in correctly paraphrasing, summarizing and quoting source material, and in appropriately citing the work of others.  Prerequisites:  ENGL 1010 with a C grade OR an ACT English score of 28 or higher OR a passing AP Language or Literature score of 3-5.  Students must be seniors in high school.  3.0 Credit Hours

ENGL 2200– Introduction to Literature

Meets 1.0 high school Senior Language Arts credit requirement for graduation. 
 Fulfills the Literature/Humanities General Education (GE) requirement at UT. For all students who would like to increase their enjoyment of literature.  Provides basic understanding of novels, short stories, poems, plays, and essays.  Students will learn to read analytically and write critically.  3.0 Credit Hours

ENVS 1010– Intro to Environmental Science

Human activities impact the environment in many different ways. Adverse impacts to this environment affect the well-being of humans and other living organisms. Therefore, it is necessary to understand the environmental systems and processes, learn the natural and anthropogenic causes of environmental issues, and employ the effective techniques and strategies to solve and manage those problems. The Introduction to the Environmental Science course examines the wide variety of environmental problems, both natural and human-made, and their relative risks to the planet earth. This course further discusses the alternative solutions for resolving these problems, through a sustainable approach. 3.0 Credit Hours

ENVS 1015– Intro to Environmental Science Lab

The Introduction to the Environmental Science Laboratory is a multidisciplinary science course. The objective of this course is to educate students on the basic environmental concepts and make them familiar with the common environmental issues. In this course students will gain hands-on experience in identifying and analyzing different environmental problems related to air, water and environmental degradation. 3.0 Credit Hours

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FIN 1750 – Personal Finance 

Meets 1.0 high school Financial Literacy credit requirement for graduation.  
Fulfills General Education (GE) Social and Behavioral Sciences requirement. Open to all students who spend money (or plan to spend money).  Covers conceptual tools needed to function in an expanding economy that requires personal financial decisions such as spending, saving, borrowing, insurance, consumer product purchases and investing decisions, as well as development of a personal budget, following a stock, and a group exploration presentation. 3.0 Credit Hours

FSHD 1020 – Scientific Foundations of Nutrition

 Fulfills General Education (GE) Life Science requirement. Open to all students who have an interest in human nutrition and how it relates to individual dietary requirements. May be of particular interest to students with an emphasis in Health Sciences, Education, or related fields. Various periods during the life cycle – infancy, childhood, adolescence, pregnancy, and the later years–and their specific nutrient needs will be analyzed as well as the basic nutrients and how they are absorbed and used by the body. Other areas of focus will include nutrition for athletes, eating disorders, weight control, and food safety. Includes lecture, multi-media, applied nutrition group activities, guest lecturers, and computer analysis of personal diet. Students will record and analyze their own diet.  3.0 Credit Hours

FSHD 1500 – Human Development Across the Lifespan 

Fulfills General Education (GE) Social and Behavioral Sciences requirement at UT. Of particular interest to those interested in education and health. Utilizes theory and current practices in child development as they apply to the effects of culture and the bio-social, cognitive, and psychosocial development through the lifespan. Diversity as well as global issues affecting human populations is integrated into each section of the course. Lecture-based course with a strong laboratory involvement in the Utah Tech University Preschool. Includes observations and active learning approaches in class. Dual listed with PSY 1100 (students may only take one course for credit). 3.0 Credit Hours

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GEO 1010– Introduction to Geology 

Meets 1.0 high school “Applied/Advanced” Science credit toward the 3.0 needed for graduation. 
 Fulfills General Education (GE) Physical Science requirement at UT. For non-Science majors. General survey of physical Geology, focusing on developing an appreciation for the region’s scenic landforms and their origins, as well as Earth history and processes, natural resources, geological hazards, and landforms. GEO 1015 lab course is recommended but not required. Field trip required. A $15.00 course fee is required.  3.0 Credit Hours

GEO 1015 – Introduction to Geology Lab

A laboratory course designed to be taken concurrently with Geology 1010, but not required.  A $40.00 lab fee is required. Co-requisite (as applicable): GEO 1010.  1.0 Credit Hour

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HIST 1500– World History to 1500

Fulfills General Education Social & Behavioral Sciences requirement and is an approved Global and Cultural Perspectives course. Spans human origins and early civilizations to the emergence of European Empires and the early explorations of the Americas up to 1500 C.E. 3.0 Credit Hours

HIST 1510– World History Since 1500

Fulfills General Education Social & Behavioral Sciences requirement and is an approved Global and Cultural Perspectives course. Themes in the historical development of the world’s peoples and cultures since 1500, tracing the decline of Asiatic Empires and the rise of European Empires. Students will study the diversity of global experiences and the emergence of the modern globalized economy. 3.0 Credit Hours

HIST 1700– American Civilization

 Does NOT meets 1.0 high school US History credit requirement for graduation.
  Fulfills the General Education (GE) American Institutions (Utah State Code R470) requirement at UT. Surveys the historical, constitutional, and economic growth of the United States from colonial times to the present.  Employs lectures, discussion, audio-visual materials, and various other instructional methods. Successful students will demonstrate a reasonable understanding of the history, principles, form of government, and economic system of the United States, as well as an appreciation of the American heritage and the responsibilities of American citizens.  Prerequisite: An ACT Reading placement score of 17 or higher; OR an Accuplacer Reading placement score of 66 or higher; OR an SAT Reading placement score of 415 or higher.  3.0 Credit Hours (taught only on the UT main campus)

HIST 2700– U.S. History to 1877 

Fulfills 1.0 high school US History credit requirement for graduation only when taken with HIST 2710.
 Fulfills the General Education (GE) American Institutions (Utah State Code R470) requirement at UT, if both HIST 2700 and HIST 2710 are successfully completed. If course is not used for American Institutions requirement, it can be used to fulfill the General Education (GE) Social & Behavioral Sciences requirement for UT. Chronological survey of the first half of the American experience, beginning with the Paleo-Indian cultures and emphasizing American Independence, development of the Constitution, the emergence of Jacksonian democracy, and the causes of the Civil War, through post-Civil War Reconstruction. Includes social, political, economic, cultural, and diplomatic developments throughout this period. Prerequisite: An ACT Writing placement score 17 or higher OR an Accuplacer Reading placement score of 66 or higher; OR an SAT Reading placement score of 415 or higher. 3.0 Credit Hours

HIST 2710 – U.S. History Since 1877 

Fulfills 1.0 credit of the high school’s extra 0.5 Social Studies Elective credit requirement for graduation when taken with HIST 2700.  Fulfills the General Education (GE) American Institutions (Utah State Code R470) requirement at UT, if both HIST 2700 and HIST 2710 are successfully completed. Chronological survey of the second half of the American experience, beginning with the collapse of post-Civil War Reconstruction and emphasizing the growth of the U.S., emergence as a world power, and domestic reform of the twentieth century, through contemporary issues. Includes the social, political, economic, cultural, and diplomatic developments throughout this period. Prerequisite: Passing grade in HIST 2700  3.0 Credit Hours

HLOC 1000 – Medical Terminology

Strongly recommended for students entering health professions; open to all students. Emphasizes memorization of word roots, suffixes, and prefixes of both Greek and Latin origin, as well as proper pronunciation and spelling of medical terms. Material is organized according to body systems; some basic anatomy and physiology is included.  2.0 Credit Hours

HUM 1010 – Intro to Humanities

Fulfills 1.0 high school Senior Language Arts credit requirement for graduation.  
Fulfills the Literature/Humanities General Education (GE) requirement at UT. For students in all disciplines with an interest in exploring the interrelationship of art, literature, music, philosophy, architecture, sculpture, and other art forms.  Enhances appreciation and understanding of all forms of creative human expression.  Includes readings, films, group discussions, lectures, and written responses to the humanities through papers and exams.  Successful students will demonstrate skill on exams and in discussing, reading and writing about the humanities.  3.0 Credit Hours

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IT 1100 – Into. To Linux/Unix (grades 10-12) 

Required of all Computer and Information Technology majors, and open to students with a general interest in computer operating systems. Introduces operating system concepts, including file systems, process management, user management, and security. Students will install and configure LINUX and MAC OSX. A $20.00 lab fee is required.  3.0 Credit Hours

IT 1200 – A+ Computer Hardware/Windows OS

This course covers installation, repair and maintenance of computer hardware. It also discusses installation, repair and maintenance of the Microsoft Windows operating system. This course prepares the student to take the Comp TIA A+ certification exams. Course fee required. A $20.00 lab fee is required.   3.0 Credit Hours

IT 2400– Into. To Networking

Required of all Computer Science and Computer and Information Technology majors, and open to students with a general interest in computer networking. Introduces fundamental concepts of computer networks, including physical, transport, and application layers through completion of assignments predicting and measuring the behavior of computer networks under various conditions. A $20.00 lab fee is required.  3.0 Credit Hours
**To qualify for any level of CE math class as a high school student, the student must have taken Secondary Mathematics 1, 2 & 3. All prerequisite ACT or Accuplacer (College Placement Tests) scores need to be less than two years old.

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MATH 1010– Intermediate Algebra

Prepares students for courses that fulfill the General Education Math requirement. Concepts emphasized in this course include the properties of the real number system, sets, functions, graphs, algebraic manipulations, linear and quadratic equations, systems of equations, and  story problems. Students will be expected to reason mathematically and solve mathematical problems. Successful completion of the course gives students good preparation for college-level math courses. Successful completers satisfy prerequisite for MATH 1050, and Mathematics prerequisite for CHEM 1110, and PHYS 1010. Purchase of MyMath Lab is required.  Prerequisite: Secondary Mathematics 1, 2 & 3 AND one of the following: a C avg. grade or higher in each Secondary Mathematics courses OR an ACT Math placement score of 18 or higher; OR an Accuplacer Math placement score of 54 or higher. Course only offered as concurrent enrollment credit on the high school campuses by qualified instructors. 4.0 Credit Hours

MATH 1030– Quantitative Reasoning

Fulfills General Education (GE) Mathematics requirement for UT. For students in Fine Arts, Liberal Arts and other degrees. Focuses on development of analytical problem solving skills through the application of various mathematical concepts to real-life problems. Topics of study include: modeling with algebra; geometry; logic; financial math; right triangle trigonometry (indirect measurement); probability and statistics. Students are cautioned to check degree and/or transfer requirements before taking this course. Purchase of MyMath Lab is required. Prerequisite: Secondary Mathematics 1, 2 & 3 AND one of the following: a C avg. grade or higher in each Secondary Mathematics courses OR MATH 1010 with a C grade or better OR an ACT Math placement score of 20 or higher; OR an Accuplacer Math placement score of 75 or higher.  3.0 Credit Hours

MATH 1040– Introduction to Statistics

 Fulfills General Education (GE) Mathematics requirement for UT. For students majoring in Communications, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Fine Arts, Liberal Arts and Health Sciences. Introduction to basic concepts and methods used in statistical data analysis; includes descriptive statistics, sampling, and inferential methods while emphasizing problem solving and critical thinking. Microsoft Excel is used to perform statistical calculations, organize and analyze data, and construct graphs. Required for Utah Level 2 Math Endorsement. (Students are cautioned to check degree and/or transfer requirements before taking this course.) Purchase of MyMath Lab is required. Prerequisite: Secondary Mathematics 1, 2 & 3 AND one of the following: a C avg. grade or higher in each Secondary Mathematics courses OR an ACT Math placement score of 22 or higher; OR an Accuplacer Math placement score of 75 or higher; OR MATH 1010 (grade C or higher).  3.0 Credit Hours

MATH 1050– College Algebra/Pre-Calculus

 Fulfills General Education (GE) Mathematics requirement for UT. For students majoring in Business, Elementary Education, Science, and other majors. Reviews fundamental algebra; explores polynomial and rational functions; introduces exponential and logarithmic functions and applications; trigonometric functions dealing with graphs, identities, and equations, including inverse functions. Required for Utah Level 2 and Level 3 Math Endorsements. Satisfies prerequisites for MATH 1060, MATH 1100, MATH 1210 (also needs MATH 1060), and MATH 2010, and Mathematics prerequisite for CHEM 1210.  Prerequisite: Secondary Mathematics 1, 2 & 3 AND one of the following: an ACT Math placement score of 23 or higher; OR an Accuplacer Math placement score of 89 or higher; OR MATH 1010 (grade C or higher).  4.0 Credit Hours

MATH 1060 – Trigonometry

Fulfills General Education (GE) Mathematics requirement for UT. Continuation of MATH 1050, involving further discussion of trigonometry and its applications, analytic geometry including conic sections, systems of equations and inequalities, and partial fractions, as well as introducing discrete algebra including sequences and series and the binomial theorem. Successful completion fulfills prerequisite for MATH 1210 (along with 1050), and Mathematics prerequisite for PHYS 2010. This course is recommended for students who have completed MATH 1050. Prerequisite: Secondary Mathematics 1, 2 & 3 AND one of the following: Math placement score of 25 or higher; OR an Accuplacer Math placement score of 95 or higher; OR MATH 1050 (grade C or higher).  3.0 Credit Hours

MATH 1080 – Pre-calculus with Trigonometry

 Fulfills General Education (GE) Mathematics requirement for UT. Provides in-depth review of pre-calculus and trigonometry before entering trig based calculus by reviewing concepts taught in MATH 1050 and MATH 1060. Successful completion fulfills prerequisite for MATH 1210, and Mathematics prerequisite for PHYS 2010. This course is recommended for students who skipped MATH 1050 and who completed “Honors” Secondary Mathmatics 1, 2 & 3.   Prerequisite: Secondary Mathematics 1, 2 & 3 AND one of the following: Math placement score of 25 or higher; OR an Accuplacer Math placement score of 95 or higher; OR MATH 1050 (grade C or higher) OR MATH 1010 (grade B or higher).  5.0 Credit Hours (taught only on the UT main campus)

MATH 1100 – Business Calculus

Fulfills General Education Mathematics requirement. Required of majors in the Udvar-Hazy School of Business, as well as students majoring in Computer & Information Technology. Emphasizes functions, modeling, differentiation, applications of differentiation, exponential and logarithmic functions, integration, applications of integration, and functions of several variables. Inclusive Access Course Material (electronic book) fees may apply, see Fees tab under each course section for details. 3.0 Credit Hours

MATH 1210 – Calculus I

 Fulfills General Education (GE) Mathematics requirement for UT. Students will gain a basic understanding of calculus, the mathematics of motion and change, including limits and continuity, differentiation, applications of differentiation, integration, applications of integration, derivatives of exponential functions, logarithmic functions, inverse trigonometric functions, hyperbolic functions, and related integrals. Students must have a working knowledge of college algebra and trigonometry, and a graphing calculator is strongly recommended. Required for Utah Level 2, 3, and 4 Math Endorsements, and for students majoring in Computer Science. Successful completion fulfills prerequisite for MATH 1220, and Mathematics prerequisite for ENGR 2010 and PHYS 2210. This course is NOT recommended for students skipping the prerequisite CE math courses (1050 & 1060 or 1080) even if the “test” into this level.   Prerequisite: Secondary Mathematics 1, 2 & 3 AND MATH 1050 AND MATH 1060 (both grade C or higher); OR MATH 1080 (grade C or higher); OR an ACT Math placement score 26 or higher; OR an Accuplacer Math placement score of 105 or higher.  5.0 Credit Hours (taught only on the UT main campus)

MATH 1220 – Calculus II

 Fulfills General Education (GE) Mathematics requirement for UT. Continuation of MATH 1210, covering length, area of a surface of revolution, moments and centers of mass, integration techniques, sequences and series, parameterization of curves and polar coordinates, vectors in 3-space, quadric surfaces, and cylindrical and spherical coordinates. Required for Utah Level 3 and 4 Math Endorsements. Successful completion fulfills prerequisite for MATH 2210, and Mathematics prerequisite for ENGR 2250, ENGR 2300, and PHYS 2210. Prerequisite: Secondary Mathematics 1, 2 & 3 AND MATH 1210 (grade C or higher).  4.0 Credit Hours (taught only on the UT main campus)

MATH 2210– Multivariable Calculus

Fulfills General Education (GE) Mathematics requirement for UT.  Continuation of MATH 1220. Includes partial derivatives, gradient vectors, Lagrange multipliers, multiple integrals, line integrals, Green’s Theorem, surface integrals, the Divergence Theorem, and the introduction of MathCAD Calculus.  Prerequisite: Secondary Mathematics 1, 2 & 3 AND MATH 1220 (grade C or higher).  3.0 Credit Hours (taught only on the UT main campus)

MDIA 1380 – Intro to Television Production

For Media Studies majors, but open to all students interested in television production. Covers basic tools of television studio production and processes involved in creating a television program, including basic terminology and the duties of studio production technical positions. Co-requisite: MDIA 1385. 2.0 Credit Hours (taught only on the UT main campus)

MDIA 1385 – Intro to Television Production Lab 

Lab portion of MDIA 1380 (requires 6 lab hours per week). Co-requisite: MDIA 1380. A $30 lab fee required. 1.0 Credit Hour (taught only on the UT main campus)

MECH 1000 – Design: Intro to Mechanical Design & Rapid Prototyping

An introduction to mechanical design and rapid prototyping required for Mechanical Engineering majors and open to makers. Students learn about mechanism design through design projects and rapid prototyping. Topics include: computer-aided design, dimensioning, tolerances, standard mechanical components, linkages, cams, gears, and 3D printing. 3.0 Credit Hours

MECH 1005 – Design: Intro to Mechanical Design & Rapid Prototyping Lab

Lab portion of MECH 1000. This lab time provides the students with a supervised scheduled time to print their projects. An introduction to mechanical design and rapid prototyping required for Mechanical Engineering majors and open to makers. Students learn about mechanism design through design projects and rapid prototyping. Topics include: computer-aided design, dimensioning, tolerances, standard mechanical components, linkages, cams, gears, and 3D printing.  3.0 Credit Hours

MECH 1100 – Design Manufacturing Processes

An introduction to manufacturing processes required for Mechanical Engineering majors and open to makers. Students learn about various manufacturing processes through lecture and tours of local manufacturing facilities. Topics include: advantages and limitations of common manufacturing methods, component assembly, quality control, and manufacturing economics. 3.0 Credit Hours

MECH 1150 – Design: Prototyping Techniques

Prototyping required for Mechanical Engineering majors and open to makers. Students learn the following prototyping techniques through hands-on training: basic machining, manual and CNC milling and turning, laser/plasma/EDM/waterjet cutting, laying composites, injection/blow molding, lost wax/foam casting, welding, vacuum forming, electroplating, post processing of 3D printed parts, and the use of adhesives and fasteners. 3.0 Credit Hours

MECH 1200– Mechatronics: Coding

An introduction to coding required for Mechanical Engineering majors and open to makers. Students learn and apply the fundamentals of procedural and graphical programming to control microcontrollers, create user interfaces, and perform engineering analysis. The course culminates in a major design project that will be presented to the public at Dixie Design Day.

MECH 1205– Mechatronics: Coding Lab

Lab portion of MECH 1200.

MGMT 2600 – Entrepreneurship 

Covers the advantages and disadvantages of owning and/or operating a business; includes necessary steps necessary in starting a small business. Students will construct a business prospectus to provide “hands on” exposure to the world of business.  3.0 Credit Hours

MGMT 2640 – Small Business Management 

Small businesses are crucial to the success of any economy, yet most of them fail. While entrepreneurs may start businesses to “create their own destiny” and “be their own boss,” most entrepreneurs find they have simply created a job instead of a business. This class will prepare you to run a small business that operates with or without your day-to-day involvement. It will help you avoid the pitfalls that ail most small businesses. Whether you want to have one location or one thousand, this class aims to give you the tools to scale your business.

MGMT 2990R – Seminar in Entrepreneurship 

This seminar course focuses start-up businesses and the management skills needed from inception to business organization. This course draws on the real-life experience of entrepreneurs coupled with a healthy dose of theory in the field of entrepreneurship. It is intended to be cross-disciplined and inclusive of all academic backgrounds at any level. Requirements of this course will include weekly reports on speakers and topics, discussion and participation in class, and attendance in a weekly class. After taking this class, a student will be introduced to the challenges of starting a business, and have experience the process of vetting and validating a business idea.

MUSC 1010 – Introduction to Music

Meets 1.0 high school Art credit requirement towards the 1.5 needed for graduation.  Fulfills General Education (GE) Fine Arts requirement at UT. An introductory survey of the elements, style periods, and standard repertoire of Western traditional art music. Emphasis given to improving the student’s listening skills. Includes lecture, demonstration, and discussion of representative musical examples and historical background on composers and musical genres. Assignments may include attendance at specific concerts, written projects, and individual listening. Students who successfully complete this course will gain a broader knowledge of musical elements and how they are characteristically used in each major style period, along with developing better listening skills through perception, understanding, and practice.  3.0 Credit Hours

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NURS 1005 – Certified Nursing Assistant

Prepares students in the knowledge, skills, and responsibilities required for certification as a nursing assistant by the state of Utah. Course fee required. Corequisite: NURS 1007. FA, SP, SU. 0.0 Credit Hours (taught only at the Taylor Health Science bldg. and UT Hurricane Education Center campuses)

NURS 1007 – Nursing Assistant Clinical

Prepares students in the knowledge, skills, and responsibilities required for certification as a nursing assistant by the state of Utah. Course fee required. Corequisite: NURS 1007. FA, SP, SU. 4.0 Credit Hours

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PHIL 1120– Social Ethics

Fulfills General Education (GE) Humanities requirement at UT.  For all students interested in philosophy, moral values, and the application of ethics to social issues. Covers the historical development of Western value systems, including the contribution of classical and Hebraic traditions to current personal and political values. Students are also asked to apply ethical theories such as utilitarianism and Kantian formalism to social issues of our day, such as genetic engineering, business practices, world hunger, euthanasia, and war. **COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES (CLOs) At the successful conclusion of this course, students will be able to: 1. Discuss the big questions found in the creative works in the history of philosophy. 2. Analyze claims, definitions, and concepts presented by important historical figures, both in discussion and in formal writing. 3. Examine their own personal value systems in relation to important historical claims. SP. 3.0 Credit Hours

PHYS 1010 – Elementary Physics

Meets 1.0 high school “Physics” Science credit toward the 3.0 needed for graduation when taken with the lab.
  Fulfills General Education (GE) Physical Science requirement at UT. For students not majoring in Physics, other Sciences, or Engineering. Covers the basic concepts of physics in an historical perspective, providing many practical examples that demonstrate the role of physics in their everyday life. The PHYS 1015 lab is required for classes taught on high school campuses for Concurrent Enrollment credit. Co-requisite:  PHYS 1015 is required for Concurrent Enrollment credit when taken on the high school campus and to meet Regents’ Scholarship requirements, but NOT required if taken on the UT campus.  Prerequisite: MATH 1010 (grade C or higher); OR an ACT Math placement score of 23; OR an Accuplacer Math placement score of 89; OR an SAT Math placement score of 525 or higher.  (School districts and the University Concurrent Enrollment Office have agreed to allow students to register for this class if they have successfully completed a high school or CE level biology, chemistry or math classes as noted on a high school transcript.  Please meet with your high school counselor regarding this requirement.)  3.0 Credit Hours

PHYS 1015 – Elementary Physics Lab

Lab portion of PHYS 1010.  Co-requisite: PHYS 1010.  If class is taken on the UT campus, a $50.00 lab fee is required.  1.0 Credit Hour

PHYS 1040– Elementary Astronomy

Meets 1.0 high school “Applied/Advanced” Science credit toward the 3.0 needed for graduation. 
 Fulfills General Education (GE) Physical Science requirement at UT.  Intended for students not majoring in Physics, other Sciences, or Engineering.  Covers a general study of the solar system, including the formation of the solar system and a brief description of its parts.  Also covers a brief history of astronomy and a general study of the known universe.  Prerequisite: MATH 1010 (grade C or higher); OR an ACT Math placement score of 23 or higher; OR an Accuplacer Math placement score of 89 or higher; OR an SAT Math placement score of 525 or higher.  Co-requisite:  PHYS 1045.  3.0 Credit Hours (taught only on the UT main campus)

PHYS 1045– Elementary Astronomy Lab

 Fulfills General Education (GE) Physical Science requirement at UT. Lab portion of PHYS 1040.  Co-requisite: PHYS 1040.  A $50.00 lab fee is required.  1.0 Credit Hour (taught only on the UT main campus)

PHYS 2010 – General Physics I

Meets 1.0 high school “Physics” Science credit toward the 3.0 needed for graduation when taken with the lab. 
 Fulfills General Education (GE) Physical Science requirement at UT.  For students majoring in some Science programs, pre-Medical, pre-Dental, and other pre-professional programs.  Covers the basics of mechanics, heat, and sound.  First course in a 2-course semester sequence required for further study in science fields (additional courses are not covered with concurrent enrollment funding).  Prerequisite:  Completion of MATH 1050 and 1060 (grade C or higher).  Co-requisite:  PHYS 2015.  4.0 Credit Hours (taught only on the UT main campus)

PHYS 2015 – General Physics I Lab

Fulfills General Education (GE) Physical Science requirement at UT.  Lab portion of PHYS 2010.  Co-requisite:  PHYS 2010.  A $50.00 lab fee is required.  1.0 Credit Hour (taught only on the UT main campus)

POLS 1100 – American Government

 Fulfills 1.0 credit toward the high school’s 0.5 American Government requirement and the extra 0.5 Social Studies Elective requirement for graduation. 
 Fulfills the General Education (GE) American Institutions (Utah State Code R470) requirement at UT. Surveys the founding of the U.S. Government, the U.S. Constitution, and the Legislative, Executive, and Judicial branches of government. Also covers politics and elections, international relations, and national security. Helps students acquire a greater understanding of the federal system and of federalism. Employs a wide variety of instructional methods including lectures, student reports, discussions, and audio-visual materials. Successful students will demonstrate a reasonable understanding of the history, principles, form of government, and economic system of the United States.  Prerequisite: An ACT Reading placement score 17 or higher; OR an Accuplacer placement score of 66 or higher; OR an SAT Reading placement score of 415 or higher.  3.0 Credit Hours

PSY 1010 – General Psychology

Fulfills 1.0 credit toward the high school’s extra 0.5 Social Studies Elective credit requirement for graduation.
  Fulfills General Education (GE) Social and Behavioral Sciences requirement for UT. For students in all disciplines who are interested in the fundamental scientific principles of behavior. Includes the study of learning, motivation, emotion, personality, mental disorders, treatment alternatives, and other related subjects as part of the course. Critical thinking will be explored in examining these aspects of behavior. Students will have frequent examinations and quizzes as part of the course requirements.  3.0 Credit Hours

PSY 1100– Human Development through Lifespan

Fulfills General Education (GE) Social and Behavioral Sciences requirement for UT. For all students who are interested in knowing how and why people change through the course of a lifetime. Covers biological, cognitive, and social changes from prenatal development to late adulthood. Studies scientific methods of collecting and interpreting data, analyzes developmental events from various perspectives, and focuses on applying this knowledge to one’s own development. Utilizes textbook reading, tests, quizzes, and journal writing. Dual listed with FSHD 1500 (students may take only one course for credit).  3.0 Credit Hours

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SE 1400—Web Design I: Fundamentals 

For students pursuing a degree in Computer and Information Technology. Covers fundamental principles of front-end web design, including beginner’s hands-on experience with HTML and CSS in planning, organizing, analysis, and designing websites. Introduces key foundation concepts such as Internet infrastructure, web page creation and publishing, wire framing, layout techniques, multimedia, content, color, typography, and accessibility.

SOC 1010—Introduction to Sociology  

Fulfills 1.0 credit toward the high school’s extra 0.5 Social Studies Elective credit requirement for graduation. 
 Fulfills General Education (GE) Social and Behavioral Sciences requirement for UT. Teaches what sociology is, what a sociologist does, and how sociology is applied, including the study of cultures, socialization, stratification, religion, families, organizations and social change through lectures, guest speakers, film, writing assignments, and exams.  3.0 Credit Hours

SPAN 3116—Pop Culture: Film, Media and Entertainment

Considers the role that current film, media and entertainment play in the Spanish-speaking world. Students in this course will be exposed to the historical and cultural perspectives presented through these media. Proficiency goals: By the end of this course, students will be able to discuss familiar topics as well as some concrete social, academic, and professional topics. They will be able to talk in detail and in an organized way about events and experiences in various time frames, to confidently handle routine situations with an unexpected complication, and to share their point of view in discussions on some complex cultural and historical issues. Prerequisite: Dual Language Immersion and/or Spanish AP Exam (score 3 or higher). 3.0 Credit Hours (taught only on the SCHS campus)

SPAN 3117—Breaking Down Walls, Building Identities

This course considers how critical moments of change in the Spanish-speaking world have shaped the present by building new identities. Proficiency Goals: By the end of this course, students will be able to discuss familiar topics as well as some concrete social, academic, and professional topics. Students will utilize interpretive communication skills (listening and reading) in order to speak and write in detail and in an organized way about events and experiences in various time frames, to confidently handle routine situations with an unexpected complication, and to share their point of view in discussions on some complex cultural and historical issues. Prerequisite: Dual Language Immersion and/or Spanish AP Exam (score 3 or higher). 3.0 Credit Hours (taught only on the SCHS campus)

SPAN 3118—Literature and Film: Contemporary Issues

In this course, students will critically analyze and interpret works of literature and film in Spanish to explore contemporary societal issues. Prerequisite: Dual Language Immersion and/or Spanish AP Exam (score 3 or higher). 3.0 Credit Hours (taught only on the SCHS campus)

SSC 1900R—Pre-professional Internship 

The Pre-professional Internship is an elective course for freshmen and sophomore students. The course provides students the opportunity to enhance their college education by preparing them for an increasingly competitive job market. This course brings the workplace in to the classroom and transforms the workplace into a place of learning. The course is designed to integrate students into professional environments to develop competencies and initiate networking. Target industries and occupations include all Career and Technical Education program areas offered at UT. These programs include Health Sciences, Business, Communications, Science, Technology, Education, and Forensics.

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THEA 1013 – Introduction to Theatre

 Meets 1.0 high school Art credit requirement towards the 1.5 needed for graduation.  
Not a performance class. Emphasizes the appreciation skills needed to become a discriminating audience member of live theatre, including producing, play writing, directing, acting, designing and critiquing. Students must attend live theatre productions, and textbook readings, lecture, audio/video, demonstration, discussion, quizzes, tests, and exercises are also used. Students are required to attend live Utah Tech University theatre productions. Successful completers will be more discerning and sensitive theatre audience members.  3.0 Credit Hours