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(See Developmental Mathematics also. Supplementary instruction in mathematics is available through the learning center.)

The following MATH courses meet the requirements for Core Curriculum EXCEPT: MATH 1370, POFT 1321, TECM 1303, TECM 1317, TECM 1341 and TECM 1349.

MATH 1314 is a 3 credit hour lecture course. MATH 1414 is a 4 credit hour lecture course. Either course will meet degree requirements. A student may receive credit for MATH 1314 or MATH 1414 but not both.


MATH 1314 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

College Algebra
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Core Curriculum course selected by the colleges of DCCCD.
Prerequisite: Two years of high school algebra and an appropriate assessment test score or DMAT 0099 or DMAT 0093.
Course Description: This course is study of relations and functions including polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic, and special functions. Other topics may include complex numbers, systems of equations and inequalities, theory of equations, progressions, the binomial theorem, matrices and determinants, mathematical reasoning skills, sequences and series, and applications. This course is cross-listed as MATH 1414. The student may register for either MATH 1314 or MATH 1414 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2701015419


MATH 1316 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Plane Trigonometry
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Core Curriculum course selected by the colleges of DCCCD.
Prerequisite: MATH 1314 or MATH 1414 or equivalent.
Course Description: In depth study and applications of trigonometry including definitions, identities, inverse functions, solutions of equations, graphing, and solving triangles. Additional topics such as vectors, polar coordinates, and parametric equations may be included. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2701015319

* Note: This Course Description includes updates that were added after it was originally published on May 28, 2013. (Original) | (Changes)


MATH 1324 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Mathematics for Business and Economics
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Core Curriculum course selected by the colleges of DCCCD.
Prerequisite: Two years of high school algebra and an appropriate assessment test score or DMAT 0099 or DMAT 0093.
Course Description: Topics from college algebra (linear equations, quadratic equations, functions and graphs, inequalities), mathematics of finance (simple and compound interest, annuities), linear programming, matrices, systems of linear equations, applications to management, economics, and business. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2703015219


MATH 1325 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Business Calculus and Applications I
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Core Curriculum course selected by the colleges of DCCCD.
Prerequisite: MATH 1324, MATH 1314 or MATH 1414.
Course Description: Limits and continuity, derivatives, graphing and optimization, exponential and logarithmic functions, antiderivatives, integration, applications to management, economics, and business. This course is cross-listed as MATH 1425. The student may register for either MATH 1325 or MATH 1425 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2703015319


MATH 1332 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

College Mathematics I
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Core Curriculum course selected by the colleges of DCCCD.
Prerequisite: Two years of high school algebra and an appropriate assessment test score or DMAT 0099 or DMAT 0093.
Course Description: Topics may include introductory treatments of sets, logic, number systems, number theory, relations, functions, probability and statistics. Appropriate applications are included. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2701015119

* Note: This Course Description includes updates that were added after it was originally published on May 28, 2013. (Original) | (Changes)


MATH 1333 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at CVC, NLC

College Mathematics II
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Core Curriculum course selected by the colleges of DCCCD.
Prerequisite: Two years of high school algebra and an appropriate assessment test score or DMAT 0099 or DMAT 0093.
Course Description: Topics may include introductory treatments of sets, logic, number systems, number theory, relations, functions, probability and statistics. Appropriate applications are included. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2701015119

* Note: This Course Description includes updates that were added after it was originally published on May 28, 2013. (Original) | (Changes)


MATH 1348 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, NLC

Analytic Geometry
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Core Curriculum course selected by the colleges of DCCCD.
Prerequisite: MATH 1316 or equivalent.
Course Description: This course is a study of the real numbers, distance, the straight line, conics, transformation of coordinates, polar coordinates, parametric equations, and three-dimensional space. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2701015519


MATH 1350 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Teaching Mathematics in Elementary and Middle School I
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Core Curriculum course selected by the colleges of DCCCD.
Prerequisite: MATH 1314 or MATH 1414 or the equivalent.
Course Description: Concepts of sets, functions, numeration systems, number theory, and properties of the natural numbers, integers, rational, and real number systems with an emphasis on problem solving and critical thinking. This course is designed specifically for students who seek elementary and/or middle grade teacher certification. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2701015619


MATH 1351 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Teaching Mathematics in Elementary and Middle School II
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Core Curriculum course selected by the colleges of DCCCD.
Prerequisite: MATH 1350.
Course Description: Concepts of geometry, probability, and statistics, as well as applications of the algebraic properties of real numbers to concepts of measurement with an emphasis on problem solving and critical thinking. This course is designed specifically for students who seek elementary and/or middle grade teacher certification. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2701015719


MATH 1370 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, ECC, RLC

Business Calculus and Applications II
This is a Unique Need Course.
Prerequisite: MATH 1325 or MATH 1425.
Course Description: This course includes applications of differential equations, functions of several variables, least squares modeling, multiple integrals, and infinite series. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2701017319


MATH 1414 is a 4 credit hour lecture course. MATH 1314 is a 3 credit hour lecture course. Either course will meet degree requirements. A student may receive credit for MATH 1414 or MATH 1314 but not for both.


MATH 1414 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, NLC, RLC

College Algebra
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Core Curriculum course selected by the colleges of DCCCD.
Prerequisite: Two years of high school algebra and an appropriate assessment score or DMAT 0099 or DMAT 0093.
Course Description: This course is study of relations and functions including polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic, and special functions. Other topics may include complex numbers, systems of equations and inequalities, theory of equations, progressions, the binomial theorem, matrices and determinants, mathematical reasoning skills, sequences and series, and applications. This course is cross-listed as MATH 1314. The student may register for either MATH 1414 or MATH 1314 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (4 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2701015419


MATH 1425 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC

Business Calculus and Applications I
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Core Curriculum course selected by the colleges of DCCCD.
Prerequisite: MATH 1324, MATH 1314 or MATH 1414.
Course Description: Limits and continuity, derivatives, graphing and optimization, exponential and logarithmic functions, antiderivatives, integration, applications to management, economics, and business. This course is cross-listed as MATH 1325. The student may register for either MATH 1425 or MATH 1325 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (4 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2703015319


MATH 2305 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, ECC, RLC

Discrete Mathematics
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Core Curriculum course selected by the colleges of DCCCD.
Prerequisite: MATH 2413 and an introductory programming course.
Course Description: A course designed to prepare math, computer science, and engineering majors for a background in abstraction, notation, and critical thinking for the mathematics most directly related to computer science. Topics include: logic, relations, functions, basic set theory, countability and counting arguments, proof techniques, mathematical induction, combinatorics, discrete probability, recursion, sequence and recurrence, elementary number theory, graph theory, and mathematical proof techniques. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2701016619

* Note: This Course Description includes updates that were added after it was originally published on May 28, 2013. (Original) | (Changes)


MATH 2315 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Calculus III
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Core Curriculum Course.
Prerequisite: MATH 2414 or equivalent.
Course Description: This course is a study of advanced topics in calculus, including vectors and vector-valued functions, partial differentiation, Lagrange multipliers, multiple integrals, and Jacobians; application of the line integral, including Green's Theorem, the Divergence Theorem, and Stokes' Theorem. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2701016119


MATH 2318 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, EFC, ECC, NLC

Linear Algebra
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Core Curriculum course selected by the colleges of DCCCD.
Prerequisite: MATH 2413 or equivalent.
Course Description: Introduces and provides models for application of the concepts of vector algebra. Topics include finite dimensional vector spaces and their geometric significance; representing and solving systems of linear equations using multiple methods, including Gaussian elimination and matrix inversion; matrices; determinants; linear transformations; quadratic forms; eigenvalues and eigenvectors; and applications in science and engineering. This course is cross-listed as MATH 2418. The student may register for either MATH 2318 or MATH 2418 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2701016319

* Note: This Course Description includes updates that were added after it was originally published on May 28, 2013. (Original) | (Changes)


MATH 2320 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC

Differential Equations
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Core Curriculum course selected by the colleges of DCCCD.
Prerequisite: MATH 2414 or demonstrated competence approved by the instructor.
Course Description: This course is a study of ordinary differential equations, including linear equations, systems of equations, equations with variable coefficients, existence and uniqueness of solutions, series solutions, singular points, transform methods, boundary value problems, and applications. This course is cross-listed as MATH 2420. The student may register for either MATH 2320 or MATH 2420 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2701016419


MATH 2321 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Differential Equations and Linear Algebra
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Core Curriculum course selected by the colleges of DCCCD.
Prerequisite: MATH 2414 or approval of instructor.
Course Description: This course emphasizes solution techniques. Ordinary differential equations, vector spaces, linear transformations, matrix vector algebra, eigenvectors, Laplace Transform, and systems of equations. This course is cross-listed as MATH 2421. The student may register for either MATH 2321 or MATH 2421 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2701016519


MATH 2342 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Introductory Statistics
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Core Curriculum course selected by the colleges of DCCCD.
Prerequisite: Two years of high school algebra and an appropriate assessment test score or DMAT 0093 or DMAT 0099.
Course Description: Collection, analysis, presentation and interpretation of data, and probability. Analysis includes descriptive statistics, correlation and regression, confidence intervals and hypothesis testing. Use of appropriate technology is recommended. This course is cross-listed as MATH 2442. The student may register for either M ATH 2342 or MATH 2442 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2705015119

* Note: This Course Description includes updates that were added after it was originally published on May 28, 2013. (Original) | (Changes)


MATH 2412 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Precalculus Mathematics
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Core Curriculum course selected by the colleges of DCCCD.
Prerequisite: MATH 1316.
Course Description: This course consists of the study of algebraic and trigonometric topics including polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic and trigonometric functions and their graphs. Conic sections, polar coordinates, and other topics of analytic geometry will be included. (4 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2701015819


MATH 2413 (4 Credit Hours) New course added March 26, 2012
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Calculus I
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: MATH 2412 or equivalent.
Course Description: This course is study of limits and continuity; the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus; definition of the derivative of a function and techniques of differentiation; applications of the derivative to maximizing or minimizing a function; the chain rule, mean value theorem, and rate of change problems; curve sketching; definite and indefinite integration of algebraic, trigonometric, and transcendental functions, with an application to calculation of areas. (4 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2701015919


MATH 2414 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Calculus II
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Core Curriculum course selected by the colleges of DCCCD.
Prerequisite: MATH 2413 or equivalent.
Course Description: This course is a study of differentiation and integration of transcendental functions; parametric equations and polar coordinates; techniques of integration; sequences and series; improper integrals. (4 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2701016019


MATH 2415 (4 Credit Hours) New course added March 26, 2012
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Calculus III
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Core Curriculum course selected by the colleges of the DCCCD.
Prerequisite: MATH 2414 or equivalent.
Course Description: This course is a study of advanced topics in calculus, including vectors and vector-valued functions, partial differentiation, Lagrange multipliers, multiple integrals, and Jacobians; application of the line integral including Green's Theorem, the Divergence Theorem, and Stokes' Theorem. (4 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2701016119

* Note: This Course Description includes updates that were added after it was originally published on May 28, 2013. (Original) | (Changes)


MATH 2418 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, EFC, ECC, RLC

Linear Algebra
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Core Curriculum course selected by the colleges of DCCCD.
Prerequisite: MATH 2413 or equivalent.
Course Description: Introduces and provides models for application of the concepts of vector algebra. Topics include finite dimensional vector spaces and their geometric significance; representing and solving systems of linear equations using multiple methods, including Gaussian elimination and matrix inversion; matrices; determinants; linear transformations; quadratic forms; eigenvalues and eigenvectors; and applications in science and engineering. This course is cross-listed as MATH 2318. The student may register for either MATH 2318 or MATH 2418 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (4 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2701016319

* Note: This Course Description includes updates that were added after it was originally published on May 28, 2013. (Original) | (Changes)


MATH 2420 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, EFC, RLC

Differential Equations
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Core Curriculum course selected by the colleges of DCCCD.
Prerequisite: MATH 2414 or demonstrated competence approved by the instructor.
Course Description: This course is a study of ordinary differential equations, including linear equations, systems of equations, equations with variable coefficients, existence and uniqueness of solutions, series solutions, singular points, transform methods, boundary value problems, and applications. This course is cross-listed as MATH 2320. The student may register for either MATH 2420 or MATH 2320 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (4 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2701016419


MATH 2421 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC

Differential Equations and Linear Algebra
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Core Curriculum course selected by the colleges of DCCCD.
Prerequisite: MATH 2414 or approval of instructor.
Course Description: This course emphasizes solution techniques. Ordinary differential equations, vector spaces, linear transformations, matrix vector algebra, eigenvectors, Laplace Transform, and systems of equations. This course is cross-listed as MATH 2321. The student may register for either MATH 2421 or MATH 2321 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (4 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2701016519


MATH 2442 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC

Introductory Statistics
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Core Curriculum course selected by the colleges of DCCCD.
Prerequisite: Two years of high school algebra and an appropriate test scores or DMAT 0093 or DMAT 0099.
Course Description: Collection, analysis, presentation and interpretation of data, and probability. Analysis includes descriptive statistics, correlation and regression, confidence intervals and hypothesis testing. Use of appropriate technology is recommended. This course is cross-listed as MATH 2342.The student may register for either M ATH 2342 or MATH 2442 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (4 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2705015119

* Note: This Course Description includes updates that were added after it was originally published on May 28, 2013. (Original) | (Changes)


MATH 2513 (5 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Calculus I
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Core Curriculum Course.
Prerequisite: MATH 2412 or equivalent.
Course Description: This course is a study of limits and continuity; the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus; definition of the derivative of a function and techniques of differentiation; applications of the derivative to maximizing or minimizing a function; the chain rule, mean value theorem, and rate of change problems; curve sketching; definite and indefinite integration of algebraic, trigonometric, and transcendental functions, with an application to calculation of areas. (5 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2701015919


POFT 1127 (1 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Introduction to Keyboarding
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Skill development in keyboarding techniques. Emphasis on the development of acceptable speed and accuracy. (2 Lab.)


POFT 1192 (1 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC

Special Topics in Administrative Assistant/Secretarial Science, General
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledges, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (1 Lec.)


POFT 1193 (1 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC

Special Topics in General Office/Clerical and Typing Services
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation which are relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lab.)


POFT 1207 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Proofreading and Editing
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Instruction in proofreading and editing skills necessary to assure accuracy in business documents. (1 Lec., 2 Lab.)


POFT 1292 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Special Topics in Administrative Assistant/Secretarial Science, General
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec.)


POFT 1293 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Special Topics in General Office/Clerical and Typing Services
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation which are relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (1 Lec., 2 Lab.)


POFT 1301 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, EFC, ECC, NLC, RLC

Business English
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Introduction to a practical application of basic language usage skills with emphasis on fundamentals of writing and editing for business. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


POFT 1302 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Business Communications I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Introduction to a practical application of basic language usage skills with emphasis on fundamentals of writing and editing for business. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


POFT 1309 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, EFC, ECC, NLC, RLC

Administrative Office Procedures I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Basic keyboarding skills.
Course Description: Study of current office procedures, duties, and responsibilities applicable to an office environment. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


POFT 1313 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC

Professional Workforce Preparation
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Preparation for career success including ethics, interpersonal relations, professional attire, and advancement. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


POFT 1319 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, EFC, ECC, NLC, RLC

Records and Information Management
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Introduction to basic records information management filing systems including manual and electronic filing. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


POFT 1321 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, NLC, RLC

Business Math
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Fundamentals of business mathematics including analytical and critical thinking skills. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


POFT 1325 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Business Math Using Technology
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Skill development in business math problem-solving using electronic technology. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


POFT 1328 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, EFC, ECC, NLC, RLC

Business Presentations
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Basic Computer Skills.
Course Description: Skill development in planning and conducting business presentations including communication and media skills. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


POFT 1329 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Beginning Keyboarding
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Skill development keyboarding techniques. Emphasis on development of acceptable speed and accuracy levels and formatting basic documents. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


POFT 1349 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, EFC

Administrative Office Procedures II
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: POFT 1309.
Course Description: In-depth coverage of office procedures with emphasis on decision-making, goal setting, management theories, and critical thinking. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


POFT 1380 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, EFC, ECC, NLC, RLC

Cooperative Education-Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Career-related activities encountered in the student's area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component. (1 Lec., 20 Ext.)


POFT 1381 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, EFC

Cooperative Education-Administrative Assistant/Secretarial Science, General
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Career-related activities encountered in the student's area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component. (1 Lec., 20 Ext.)


POFT 1382 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, EFC, ECC, RLC

Cooperative Education - General Office Occupations and Clerical Services
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Career-related activities encountered in the student's area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component. (1 Lec. 15 Ext.)


POFT 1383 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC

Cooperative Education - General Office Occupations and Clerical Services
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Career-related activities encountered in the student's area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component. (1 Lec., 20 Ext.)


POFT 1392 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC

Special Topics in Administrative Assistant/Secretarial Science, General
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation which are relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


POFT 1393 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC

Special Topics in General Office/Clerical and Typing Services
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


POFT 1493 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC

Special Topics in General Office/Clerical and Typing Services
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current event, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


POFT 2203 (2 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, ECC

Speed and Accuracy Building
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Basic keyboarding skills.
Course Description: Review, correct, and improve keyboarding techniques for the purpose of increasing speed and improving accuracy. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (1 Lec., 2 Lab.)


POFT 2301 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, EFC, ECC, NLC, RLC

Intermediate Keyboarding
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Beginning Keyboarding.
Course Description: A continuation of keyboarding skills emphasizing acceptable speed and accuracy levels and formatting documents. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


POFT 2312 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Business Correspondence and Communication
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Business English.
Course Description: Development of writing and presentation skills to produce effective business communications. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


POFT 2331 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, ECC

Administrative Systems
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Computer application software proficiency and basic office procedures competency.
Course Description: Advanced concepts of project management and office procedures integrating software applications. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


POFT 2380 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, ECC, RLC

Cooperative Education-Administrative Assistant/Secretarial Science, General
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Career-related activities encountered in the student's area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component. (1 Lec., 20 Ext.)


POFT 2381 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC

Cooperative Education-Administrative Assistant/Secretarial Science, General
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Career-related activities encountered in the student's area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component. (1 Lec., 20 Ext.)


POFT 2382 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, RLC

Cooperative Education-General Office/Clerical and Typing Services
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Career-related activities encountered in the student's area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component. (1 Lec., 15 Ext.)


POFT 2383 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC

Cooperative Education-General Office/Clerical and Typing Services
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Career-related activities encountered in the student's area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component. (1 Lec., 20 Ext.)


POFT 2388 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC

Internship-General Office/Clerical and Typing Services
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. A learning plan is developed by the college and the employer. (1 Lec., 15 Ext.)


TECM 1303 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at EFC, MVC

Technical Calculations
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: DREA 0093 or English as a Second Language (ESOL) 0044 or have met the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standard in Reading.
Course Description: Specific mathematical calculations required by business and industry. Includes whole numbers, fractions, mixed numbers, decimals, percents, ratios, and proportions. Also covers converting to different units of measure (standard and/or metric). (3 Lec.)


TECM 1317 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at RLC

Technical Trigonometry
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: TECM 1341.
Course Description: Triangular measurements and calculations used in industrial applications. Includes trigonometry ratios, solution of right triangles, oblique triangles, and vector analysis. (3 Lec.)


TECM 1341 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, EFC, NLC, RLC

Technical Algebra
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: One year of high school algebra and an appropriate assessment test score or DMAT 0097 or DMAT 0091 or equivalent.
Course Description: Application of linear equations, simultaneous equations, and quadratic equations relevant to technical occupations. (3 Lec.)


TECM 1349 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at ECC, RLC

Technical Math Applications
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: TECM 1317.
Course Description: Trigonometry and geometry as used in a variety of technical settings. Includes the use of plane and solid geometry to solve areas and volumes encountered in industry. (3 Lec.)


TECM 1391 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at ECC

Special Topics in Applied Mathematics, General
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (3 Lec.)


TECM 1403 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at EFC

Technical Calculations
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Specific mathematical calculations required by business and industry. Includes whole numbers, fractions, mixed numbers, decimals, percents, ratios, and proportions. Also covers converting to different units of measure (standard and/or metric). (4 Lec.)



Academic Courses
Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for transfer among community colleges and state public four year colleges and universities as freshman and sophomore general education courses.

WECM Courses
Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board as workforce education (technical) courses offered for credit and CEUs (Continuing Education Units). While these courses are designed to transfer among state community colleges, they are not designed to automatically transfer to public four-year colleges and universities.


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