Organic Chemistry II Lab
Continuing fundamentals of organic
chemistry will be demonstrated. Classes
of compounds that will be studied are:
substituted aromatic hydrocarbons, alkyl
halides, alcohols, ethers, aldehydes, ketones,
organic acids, amines, sugars, fats, oils,
proteins and their derivatives. Reference will
be made to day-to-day events that are linked
to organic chemistry topics.
Introduction to Meteorology
Basic physical principles used in
explaining the structure of the atmosphere,
weather processes, and storms. Elements
of weather observations, weather
instruments and reporting. This course
provides background for those who can
utilize meteorology in their weather related
General Physics II
Principles of electricity, magnetism,
light, and introduction to modern physics.
For students not majoring in physics or
engineering or majors who have not had
high school physics.
Physical Science is a broadly based
introduction to the historical and ongoing
investigations of the universe around us. This
course introduces topics from all of the earth-
science areas. The laws of physics
and the chemical nature of matter are
explored and used to understand the nature
of our planet and its relationship to others.
Video portions of the course consist of
individual programs enhanced by reading
in the required textbook. Descriptive study
of the essentials of physics, chemistry,
earth science, and astronomy are included.
Recommended for liberal arts majors.
Intro to Political Science
The course provides an introduction to
the scope and method of Political Science.
After formulating a basic definition of politics,
the student will examine the interaction of
politics with society and with government.
The federal government of the United
States with its historical background, the
constitutional principles involved, and an
analysis of the powers and functions of the
three branches of national government.
State and Local Government
Treatment of structures and functions
of state governments and their political
subdivisions. Emphasis on current problems,
especially those of Florida.
Human Growth & Development
An introduction to developmental
psychology, the course explores the different
stages of human life--prenatal, infancy,
childhood, adolescence, adulthood--and the
biological, psychological and social changes
occurring in individuals during them. Topics
include: Theories of development, genetics
and development, birth and the neonate,
cognitive and brain development, early
experience, attachment, motor and language
development, social, sex-role and moral
development, aging and death.
An introduction to psychology which
exposes students to historical and current
discoveries about the mind and behavior.
Topics include: history of psychology,
methods, psychobiology and brain research,
sensation and perception, consciousness and
altered states, motivation, learning, cognition
and memory, language, intelligence,
creativity, personality, abnormal psychology,
therapies and social psychology.
Developmental Reading I
This course is designed to develop and
improve reading and study skills needed for
college work. Topics include identifying main
idea and supporting details, determining
author’s purpose and tone, distinguishing
between fact and opinion, identifying
patterns of organization in a paragraph
or passage and the transition words
associated with each pattern, recognizing the
relationships between sentences,
identifying and using context clues
to determine the meanings of words,
identifying logical inferences and
conclusions, and recognizing the point and
support of an argument. Students must
pass REA 0007 with a “C” or higher. Upon
successful completion, students enroll in REA
Developmental Reading II
This course is designed to advance
reading and study skills needed for college
work. This course focuses on vocabulary
acquisition, critical reading skills and study
skills necessary for college: Topics include
identifying main idea and supporting details,
determining author’s purpose and tone,
distinguishing between fact and opinion,
identifying patterns of organization in a
paragraph or passage, recognizing the
relationships between sentences identifying,
using context clues to determine the
meanings of words, identifying logical
inferences and conclusions, reasoning, and
analyzing argument for bias. Upon successful
completion, students enroll in ENC 1101.
Seamanship & Navigation
Ocean Operator’s Lic Prep Crse
This course is not ordinarily counted
in the Associate in Arts degree. This course
is designed to increase boating safety for all
and to prepare those who wish to obtain a
Coast Guard license to take the examination
for OUPV motorboat license for those who
meet the Coast Guard requirements.
Introduction to Sociology
Conceptual elements of society,
outlining their development, significance and
dynamics of interaction.
Origins and development of social
problems in contemporary society. The
effects on the genetic social group and
society at large will be examined and
Student Life Skills
College Survival Skills
The purpose of this course is to provide
an opportunity for students to learn and
adopt methods topromote their success in
school, in their personal life and on the job.
It suggests tools for growth and learning and
taps on the student’s individual potential.
Course Descriptions Continued