Nov 20, 2018  
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)

 

 

Accounting

   •  ACC1111 - Fundamentals of Accounting
   •  ACC1120 - Payroll Accounting
   •  ACC1130 - Accounting with QuickBooks
   •  ACC1150 - Principles of Accounting I
   •  ACC1160 - Principles of Accounting II
   •  ACC1165 - Managerial Accounting

Agriculture

   •  AGR1211 - Agriculture Orientation
   •  AGR1213 - Ag Computation
   •  AGR1214 - Agriculture Construction & Welding
   •  AGR1216 - Animal Health
   •  AGR1217 - Introduction to Horticulture
   •  AGR1230 - Agricultural Economics
   •  AGR1248 - Agricultural Work Experience I
   •  AGR1250 - Animal Nutrition
   •  AGR1258 - Marketing of Agricultural Products
   •  AGR1264 - Farm Management
   •  AGR1266 - Crop and Plant Science
   •  AGR1267 - Principles of Animal Science
   •  AGR1268 - Animal Science & Industry
   •  AGR1269 - Art of Oral Communication
   •  AGR1270 - Equine Production I
   •  AGR1271 - Equine Production II
   •  AGR1272 - Equine Business Management
   •  AGR1273 - Equine Evaluation
   •  AGR1274 - Art of Oral Reasons
   •  AGR1275 - Animal & Meat Evaluation
   •  AGR1276 - Livestock Rations
   •  AGR1277 - Agriculture Work Experience II
   •  AGR1278 - Principles of Sales in Agriculture
   •  AGR1279 - Pasture and Range Management
   •  AGR1280 - Soils for Production

Allied Health and Health Care

   •  ALH1655 - Medical Terminology
   •  ALH1660 - Medical Transcription
   •  ALH1676 - Health Care Finance
   •  ALH5202 - Certified Medication Aide
   •  ALH5203 - Home Health Aide
   •  ALH5209 - Certified Nursing Assistant
   •  ALH5210 - Restorative Aide
   •  ALH5211 - Basic First Aid
   •  ALH5213 - Long Term Adult Health Care Administrator
   •  ALH5218 - IV Therapy
   •  ALH5230 - Pharmacology
   •  ALH5235 - Allied Healthcare Provider Anatomy and Physiology
   •  ALH5236 - Pathophysiology
   •  ALH5237 - Principles of Phlebotomy
   •  ALH5238 - Phlebotomy Field Experience
   •  ALH5240 - Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) Coding
   •  ALH5241 - Reimbursement Methodologies (Physician)
   •  ALH5242 - International Classification of Disease (ICD) Coding
   •  ALH5243 - Health Insurance and Billing Processes
   •  ALH5244 - Introduction to Health Information
   •  ALH5245 - Pharmacology Calculations
   •  ALH5248 - Medical Transcription Field Work Experience I
   •  ALH5249 - Healthcare Coding Practicum
   •  ALH5250 - Introduction to Public Health
   •  ALH5251 - ECG Interpretation
   •  ALH5253 - Legal and Ethical Issues in Healthcare
   •  ALH5339 - Bioethics
   •  ALH6312 - Personal Health and Community Hygiene
   •  ALH6323 - First Aid & CPR
   •  ALH6391 - Athletic Training Practicum I
   •  ALH6392 - Athletic Training Practicum II
   •  ALH6393 - Athletic Training Practicum III
   •  ALH6394 - Athletic Training Practicum IV
   •  ALH6395 - Care and Prevention of Athletics Injuries
   •  ALH6396 - Introduction to Exercise Science
   •  ALH6397 - Sport and Exercise Psychology
   •  ALH6398 - Therapeutic Exercise in Rehabilitation
   •  ALH6399 - Aerobic Development for the Cardiovascular System

Anthropology/Archaeology

   •  ANT6911 - Cultural Anthropology
   •  ANT6912 - Introduction to Linguistic Anthropology
   •  ANT6913 - Museum Practicum
   •  ANT6914 - Special Topics in Anthropology
   •  ANT6920 - Introduction to Archaeology
   •  ANT6930 - Introduction to Biophysical Anthropology

Art

   •  ART2110 - Active Artist Workshop
   •  ART2111 - Art Appreciation
   •  ART2124 - Foundation Painting I
   •  ART2125 - Foundation Painting II
   •  ART2126 - Foundation Drawing I
   •  ART2127 - Foundation Drawing II
   •  ART2130 - Foundation Design 2D
   •  ART2135 - Foundation Design 3D
   •  ART2139 - Foundation Design Color
   •  ART2140 - Textile And Fibers
   •  ART2141 - Art History I
   •  ART2142 - Art History II
   •  ART2145 - Sculpture I
   •  ART2146 - Ceramics I
   •  ART2147 - Sculpture II
   •  ART2148 - Ceramics II
   •  ART2150 - Elementary Art Methods
   •  ART2155 - Intro to Animation
   •  ART2160 - Problems in Art (Advanced Studio)
   •  ART2171 - Art Exploration: Plein Air Painting
   •  ART2175 - Art Exploration: Raku Pottery
   •  ART2177 - Art Exploration: Learning to Throw on the Potter’s Wheel

Automotive Service Technology

   •  AMS3117 - Electrical I
   •  AMS3118 - Electrical II
   •  AMS3127 - Automotive Hybrid and Alternative Fuel Technologies
 

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