Feb 18, 2019  
2018 - 2019 Academic Catalog 
  
2018 - 2019 Academic Catalog

Course Descriptions


Cowley College has nearly 600 courses approved by the Kansas Board of Regents which coincide with the many pathways and programs of study that lead towards a degree, vocational certificate, or industry recognized credential or skill. Cowley advisors will help you design a program to meet your educational and career goals.

Refer to 2018-2019 Cowley College “Programs of Study ” to determine the course requirements and recommended elective courses for each degree or certificate for each specified pathway. Not all courses are offered each semester. Students should visit with their advisor for information on courses that are offered on a rotational basis.

Course Descriptions

Following are descriptions of approved courses which can be offered by Cowley College. Courses are grouped under academic disciplines identified with a 3-letter prefix and are alphabetized. 

Descriptions are listed by prefix and include the course number, course title, credit hours, elective type, course description, prerequisites/corequisites, and a link to the approved course outcomes/procedures document. If applicable, also identified is the Kansas Regents Shared Number (KRSN) or Special Funding Identifier. 

Course Outcomes/Procedures Document Link
Each course has a link to the Course Outcomes/Procedures document that details:

  • Student Level
  • Prerequisite
  • Controlling Purpose
  • Learner Outcomes
  • Units Outcomes
  • Projects Required
  • Textbook
  • Material/Equipment Required
  • Grading Policy
  • Course Time Frame
  • Attendance Policy & Applicable Policies
  • Disabilty Service Program contact information

Kansas Regents Shared Number (KRSN)

Courses that currently have a Kansas Regents Shared Number (Common Course Numbers designated by the Kansas System Wide Transfer Course Matrix) are indicated by their associated KRSN number. The learning outcomes and competencies in these courses meet or exceed the learning outcomes and competencies specified by the Kansas Core Outcomes Groups project for these courses as approved by the Kansas Board of Regents. 

The Kansas Board of Regents has approved and faculty representatives from Kansas public postsecondary institutions have agreed upon the learning outcomes for the systemwide transfer of specified courses.  A student who completes any of these courses at a Kansas public university, community college, or technical college will be able to transfer the course to any Kansas public institution offering an equivalent course.

For a full listing of approved courses and their corresponding transfer course visit the Kansas Regents website that links to the Transfer Course Matrix.


Special Funding Identifier(s)

  • KS Excel in CTE Initiative - Identifies a course that qualifies for the State of Kansas Excel in CTE Initiative that provides free tuition to qualifying High School students in qualifying technical programs and courses.
     
  • AcceleRate - Identifies a course that a special tuition rate applies to Kansas high school students (2018 rate is $50/credit hour and may be subject to change through action of the Cowley Board of Trustees)

 

 

Automotive Service Technology

   •  AMS3128 - Engine Performance I
   •  AMS3129 - Engine Performance II
   •  AMS3136 - Suspension/Steering Systems I
   •  AMS3137 - Automatic Transmissions
   •  AMS3138 - Suspension/Steering Systems II
   •  AMS3148 - Manual Transmissions
   •  AMS3149 - Brakes I
   •  AMS3150 - Brakes II
   •  AMS3156 - Automotive Engine Repair
   •  AMS3182 - Heating and Air Conditioning

Biology

   •  BIO4110 - Biology Review
   •  BIO4111 - Principles of Biology
   •  BIO4118 - Environmental Biology
   •  BIO4119 - Environmental Biology with Lab
   •  BIO4125 - General Biology I
   •  BIO4135 - General Biology II
   •  BIO4148 - Human Anatomy and Physiology I
   •  BIO4149 - Human Anatomy and Physiology II
   •  BIO4150 - Human Anatomy and Physiology
   •  BIO4155 - Pathophysiology (BIO)
   •  BIO4160 - Microbiology

Business

   •  BUS1311 - Introduction to Business
   •  BUS1315 - Personal Finance
   •  BUS1330 - Business Mathematics
   •  BUS1350 - Business Law
   •  BUS1412 - Introduction to Entrepreneurship
   •  BUS1420 - Introduction to Management
   •  BUS1425 - Human Resource Management
   •  BUS1430 - Introduction to Marketing
   •  BUS1435 - Introduction to Hospitality Management
   •  BUS1770 - Customer Service Skills

Chemistry

   •  CHM4211 - General Chemistry
   •  CHM4220 - Chemistry I
   •  CHM4230 - Chemistry II
   •  CHM4250 - Organic Chemistry I
   •  CHM4251 - Organic Chemistry II

Communications

   •  COM2711 - Public Speaking
   •  COM2725 - Interpersonal Communications

Computer Applications

   •  CAP1516 - Computer Applications
   •  CAP1517 - Advanced Computer Applications
   •  CAP1722 - Microsoft Word
   •  CAP1749 - Microsoft Excel
   •  CAP1752 - Microsoft Access

Computer Information Systems & Networking

   •  CIS1715 - Introduction to Computer Science
   •  CIS1753 - Android App Development 1
   •  CIS1754 - Android App Development 2
   •  CIS1755 - Cloud Plus
   •  CIS1756 - COMPTIA A+ Essentials
   •  CIS1757 - COMPTIA A+ Practical Applications
   •  CIS1758 - Cyber Security Analyst, CYSA+
   •  CIS1762 - Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
   •  CIS1764 - Geographic Information Systems Applications
   •  CIS1765 - Geographic Information Systems Development
   •  CIS1767 - IOS App Development 1
   •  CIS1768 - IOS App Development 2
   •  CIS1858 - Visual Basic Programming
   •  CIS1859 - Virtual Reality Programming
   •  CIS1862 - C++ Programming
   •  CIS1864 - C# Programming
   •  CIS1865 - ASP.NET Programming
   •  CIS1868 - Java Programming
   •  CIS1870 - Advanced Java Programming
   •  CIS1872 - Python Programming
   •  CIS1876 - C Programming
   •  CIS1881 - Introduction to Computer Forensics
   •  CIS1882 - 3D Computer Animation Programming
   •  CIS1883 - 2D Game Development
   •  CIS1885 - 3D Game Development
   •  CIS1893 - MYSQL Database Fundamentals
   •  CIS1894 - Introduction to Digital Design
   •  CIS1895 - Introduction to Oracle
   •  CIS1896 - Oracle Database: PL/SQL Programming
   •  CIS1902 - Introduction to SQL
   •  CIS1906 - Principles of Information Assurance
   •  CIS1907 - Enterprise Security Management
   •  CIS1908 - Introduction to Linux/Unix
   •  CIS1909 - Assembly Language Programming
   •  CIS1958 - Network Plus
   •  CIS1959 - Security Plus
   •  CNP1957 - Computer Hardware/Software

Cooperative Education

   •  CED3950 - Cooperative Education I
   •  CED3951 - Cooperative Education II

Cosmetology

   •  COS5105 - Cosmetology I
   •  COS5106 - Cosmetology II
   •  COS5107 - Cosmetology III
   •  COS5108 - Cosmetology IV
   •  COS5109 - Cosmetology Instructor Training

Criminal Justice

   •  CRJ5411 - Introduction to Criminal Justice
   •  CRJ5415 - Criminal Investigation
   •  CRJ5420 - Criminal Investigation II
   •  CRJ5430 - Criminal Procedures
   •  CRJ5432 - Controlled Force
   •  CRJ5433 - Controlled Force Level 2
   •  CRJ5435 - Juvenile Delinquency and Justice
   •  CRJ5445 - Law Enforcement Operations and Procedures
   •  CRJ5446 - Criminal Justice Interview and Report Writing
   •  CRJ5447 - Professional Responsibility in Criminal Justice
   •  CRJ5451 - Agency Administration
   •  CRJ5453 - Kansas Law Enforcement Leadership Training (KLETC)
   •  CRJ5456 - Criminal Law
 

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