Apr 25, 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)

 

 

Criminal Justice

   •  CRJ5460 - Criminalistics
   •  CRJ5482 - Criminal Justice Topics I
   •  CRJ5483 - Criminal Justice Topics II
   •  CRJ5484 - Criminal Justice Internship I
   •  CRJ5495 - Introduction to Firearms

Dance

   •  DAN2752 - Introduction to Dance
   •  DAN2788 - Tap Dance I
   •  DAN2789 - Tap Dance II
   •  DAN2790 - Tap Dance III
   •  DAN2792 - Ballet I
   •  DAN2793 - Ballet II
   •  DAN2794 - Ballet III
   •  DAN2795 - Ballet IV
   •  DAN2797 - Jazz Dance II
   •  DAN2799 - Jazz Dance IV

Early Childhood Education

   •  CHC5711 - Development of the Young Child
   •  CHC5715 - Interaction Techniques with Young Children
   •  CHC5717 - Early Childhood Education
   •  CHC5718 - Collaboration with Child, Family, and Community
   •  CHC5719 - Creative Activities for Young Children
   •  CHC5721 - Nutrition and Health in Early Childhood
   •  CHC5725 - Parents and Young Children
   •  CHC5732 - Child Care Practicum I
   •  CHC5734 - Child Care Practicum II
   •  CHC5735 - Child Care Administration and Organization
   •  CHC5736 - Child Care and Development Portfolio
   •  CHC5740 - Infant and Toddler Care

Economics

   •  ECO6113 - Principles of Macroeconomics
   •  ECO6114 - Principles of Microeconomics

Education

   •  EDU5520 - Introduction to Paraprofessionalism
   •  EDU6210 - Foundations of Education
   •  EDU6211 - Introduction to Teaching Profession
   •  EDU6212 - Introduction to Teaching Field Experience
   •  EDU6220 - Educational Technology
   •  EDU6230 - Human Growth and Development
   •  EDU6270 - Children and Adolescent Literature
   •  EDU6281 - Children with Special Needs

Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Paramedic Program

   •  EMS5605 - EMT
   •  EMS5656 - Critical Care Emergency Medical Transport Program Sm
   •  EMS5678 - Training Officer I
   •  EMS5681 - Paramedic 1
   •  EMS5682 - Paramedic 2
   •  EMS5683 - Paramedic 3
   •  EMS5684 - Paramedic 4
   •  EMS5685 - Community Paramedic / Mobile Integrated Healthcare

English

   •  ENG2211 - Composition I
   •  ENG2212 - Composition II
   •  ENG2235 - Magazine Production: MMR I
   •  ENG2236 - Magazine Production: MMR II
   •  ENG2237 - Magazine Production: MMR III
   •  ENG2238 - Magazine Production: MMR IV
   •  ENG2259 - Writing Workshop
   •  ENG2260 - Creative Writing
   •  ENG2261 - Fiction Writing
   •  ENG2262 - Poetry Writing
   •  ENG2263 - Journal Writing/Storytelling
   •  ENG2264 - Intro to Screenwriting
   •  ENG2265 - Focused Seminar: Writing
   •  ENG2270 - Introduction to Cinema

English - Essential Basic Skills

   •  EBE2208 - English Composition Supplemental Seminar
   •  EBE2209 - English for Academic Purposes I
   •  EBE2210 - English for Academic Purposes II
   •  EBE2220 - Academic Reading Expansion
   •  EBE2221 - Academic Reading Strategies

Fire Science

   •  FIR5500 - Hazardous Materials for First Responders
   •  FIR5501 - Firefighter I
   •  FIR5502 - Firefighter II
   •  FIR5505 - Firefighter Safety And Survival

Foreign Languages

   •  FOL2330 - Spanish I
   •  FOL2331 - Spanish II
   •  FOL2332 - Spanish III

Geography

   •  GEG6120 - Principles of Geography

Geology

   •  GEO4311 - Geology

Graphic Design

   •  CGA2012 - Computer Illustration (Illustrator)
   •  CGA2013 - Introduction to Computer Graphics
   •  CGA2014 - Visual Communication
   •  CGA2022 - Typography
   •  CGA2025 - Page Layout (Indesign)
   •  CGA2030 - Intro. to Digital Imaging (Photoshop)
   •  CGA2037 - Graphic Design I
   •  CGA2040 - Graphic Design II
   •  CGA2050 - Motion Design
   •  CGA2055 - Graphic Materials and Processes
   •  CGA2065 - Design Portfolio
   •  CGA2066 - Graphic Design Internship I

Health and Physical Education

   •  HPE6311 - Introduction to Physical Education
   •  HPE6322 - Theory of Tennis
   •  HPE6334 - Theory of Coaching Basketball I

Health and Physical Recreation

   •  HPR6325 - Lifetime Fitness
   •  HPR6330 - Physical Conditioning I
   •  HPR6331 - Physical Conditioning II
   •  HPR6332 - Physical Conditioning III
   •  HPR6333 - Physical Conditioning IV
   •  HPR6378 - Weight Training I
   •  HPR6379 - Weight Training II
   •  HPR6380 - Weight Training III
   •  HPR6381 - Weight Training IV

Health and Varsity Sports

   •  HVS6511 - Varsity Basketball I
   •  HVS6512 - Varsity Basketball II
   •  HVS6513 - Varsity Basketball III
 

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