LIT 2020
Introduction to Short Fiction
The course surveys significant short
fiction by representative writers, past
and present, traditional, experimental,
and avant-garde. It includes
interpretation, analysis, historical
development, and cultural context of
the works as well as a 6,000 word writing
AMH 2020
History of the US II
The United States from its Centennial
to 1945. Emphasis upon its rise to
World Power status; the political, social,
economic, and cultural forces used to
maintain World Power status; and the
beginnings of the ColdWar.
AMH 2020
Hist of US, 1876-1945
The United States from its Centennial
to 1945. Emphasis upon its rise to
World Power status; the political, social,
economic, and cultural forces used to
maintain World Power status; and the
beginnings of the ColdWar.
AMH 2030
Contemporary US History
The United States from 1945 to
the present. Emphasis upon the
development of the ColdWar;
polarization into First, Second, and Third
World, the Korean and Vietnam conflicts,
and the U.S. role in and response to the
decline and fall of communism.
Human Services
HUS 1450
Dual Diagnosis-Sub Abuse
This course provides an overview of
symptomatology and treatment of
chemical dependency and a concurrent
psychiatric diagnosis. Psychiatric
disorders covered include major anxiety
disorder, depression, post-traumatic
mood disorders and suicide, obsessive-
compulsive disorder, attention deficit
disorder and psychotic disorders.
Assessment of these disorders is
emphasized in order that the addictions
counselor may assess and appropriately
refer. It is emphasized that this course is
an overview in symptomatology rather
than treatment because addictions
counselors are not qualified to diagnose
or treat concurrent psychiatric disorders.
Important issues for addictions
counselors such as taking psychotropic
drugs in recovery are explored.
HUS 1470
Addictions Counsel & the Law
The rights of the patient in the
therapeutic setting as well as the legal
standards of conduct for a chemical
dependency professional will be
reviewed. Basic principles of client
grievance procedures are presented. The
use of orientation for client teaching,
and assuring the patient’s rights is
discussed. Proper utilization of informed
consent for treatment and referral is
emphasized. Participants review and
discuss the right of the client to contact
the State of Florida Department of
Health and Rehabilitative Services.
The ethical implications of patient
confidentiality are examined in depth.
HUS 1480
HIV/AIDS & the Subs Abuser
This course provides an overview of HIV/
AIDS pathology, clinical manifestations
and treatment. It specifically focuses on
medical management and psychosocial
management of HIV/AIDS in the
substance abusing and recovering
population. Local agencies are invited
to enhance the student’s ability to refer
HUS 1481
Multicultural Counseling
Multicultural counseling has been a
rapidly growing component of counselor
training for the past several years. This
course helps counselors to be ethical
and competent therapists by enhancing
multicultural awareness, knowledge,
and skills. Various ethnic and special
populations are discussed including
their values, perceptions of counseling,
and special needs. The course includes
video counselor/client which students
analyze and evaluate. Ethic and special
populations include African American,
Hispanic, American Indian, gay/lesbian,
adolescents, elders, men and women.
HUS 2482
Issues Intimacy/Sexuality
This course provides an overview of the
common intimacy and sexual concerns
faced by the recovering population. The
normal human sexual response cycle
will be covered along with various kinds
of relationships on a continuum from
homosexuality to heterosexuality. The
role of the counselor in sex/relationship
counseling will be emphasized as well as
appropriate referral sources.
HUS 2930
Course Review/Exam Prep
This course reviews and highlights
various components in addictions
counseling from screening to
consultation. Emphasis is given to
important points for both the written
and oral exam administered by the
Certification Board of Addictions
Professionals of Florida (CBAPF).
HUM 1020
Introduction to Humanities
This is a basic introduction to the
student of humanities using an
interdisciplinary approach. This course
focuses on central concepts and the
fundamental nature of philosophy,
architecture, literature, music, religion,
and art. Concepts from these disciplines
are integrated with contemporary
American culture. This course includes a
6,000 word writing requirement.
Library Science
LIS 2004
Intro to Internet Research
This course is offered by the Florida
public community college system. It
is delivered via the WorldWide Web
and Internet e-mail. The course focuses
on methods of accessing information
resources available through the Internet.
Students will learn to design search
strategies, retrieve, evaluate and cite
Internet resources. One hour lecture.
CRW 1001
CreativeWriting I
This course is designed to develop
students’ literary voices through the
study and application of techniques
of writing fiction, poetry, drama and
the essay. Through supportive in class
critiques and occasional discussion of
professional models, the student learns
the craft of writing. This course includes
a 6,000 word writing requirement.
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