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SVCC Catalog/Handbook 2017-2018

154 Southside Virginia

154 Southside Virginia Community College MATHEMATICS MTH 103 Applied Technical Mathematics I (3 Cr) Presents a review of arithmetic, elements of algebra, geometry, and trigonometry. Directs applications to specialty areas. Lecture 3 hours per week. Prerequisites: demonstrated proficiency on the placement examination or successful completion of MTE 1,2,3. MTH 120 Introduction to Mathematics (3 Cr) Introduces number systems, logic, basic algebra, and descriptive statistics. Lecture 3 hours per week. Prerequisites: demonstrated proficiency on the placement examination or successful completion of ENF 1 or ENF 2, MTE 1,2,3. (Intended for occupational/technical programs.) MTH 141 Business Mathematics I (3 Cr) Provides instruction, review, and drill in percentage, cash and trade discounts, mark-up, payroll, sales, property and other taxes, simple and compound interest, bank discounts, loans, investments, and annuities. Part I of II. Lecture 3 hours per week. Prerequisites: demonstrated proficiency on the placement examination or successful completion of ENF 1 or ENF 2, MTE 1,2,3. MTH 151 Mathematics for the Liberal Arts I (3 Cr) Presents topics in sets, logic, numeration systems, geometric systems, and elementary computer concepts. Lecture 3 hours per week. Prerequisites: demonstrated proficiency on the placement examination or successful completion of ENF 1 or ENF 2, MTE 1,2,3,4,5. MTH 152 Mathematics for the Liberal Arts II (3 Cr) Presents topics in functions, combinations, probability, statistics and algebraic systems. Lecture 3 hours per week. Prerequisites: demonstrated proficiency on the placement examination or successful completion of ENF 1 or ENF 2, MTE 1,2,3,4,5. MTH 163 Precalculus I (3 Cr) Presents college algebra, matrices, and algebraic, exponential, and logarithmic functions. Lecture 3 hours per week. Prerequisites: demonstrated proficiency on the placement examination or successful completion of ENF 1 or ENF 2, MTE 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9. MTH 164 Precalculus II (3 Cr) Presents trigonometry, analytic geometry, and sequences and series. Lecture 3 hours per week. Prerequisite: MTH 163. MTH 168 Precalculus II with Introductory Calculus (3 Cr) Presents trigonometric functions, analytic geometry, limits, continuity, and an introduction to the derivative. Lecture 3 hours per week. Prerequisite: MTH 163 or equivalent. (Credit will not be awarded for both MTH 164 and MTH 168.) MTH 175 Calculus of One Variable I (3 Cr) Presents differential calculus of one variable including the theory of limits, derivatives, differentials, antiderivatives and applications to algebraic and transcendental functions. Designed for mathematical, physical, and engineering science programs. Lecture 3 hours per week. Prerequisites: demonstrated proficiency on the placement examination or successful completion of ENF 1 or ENF 2, MTE 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9. (Credit will not be awarded for more than one of MTH 173, MTH 175, or MTH 273.) MTH 176 Calculus of One Variable II (3 Cr) Continues the study of integral calculus of one variable including indefinite integral, definite integral and methods of integration with applications to algebraic and transcendental functions. Designed for mathematical, physical, and engineering science programs. Lecture 3 hours per week. Prerequisite: MTH 175. (Credit will not be awarded for more than one of MTH 174, MTH 176, or MTH 274.) MTH 241 Statistics I (3 Cr) Covers descriptive statistics, elementary probability, probability distributions, estimation, and hypothesis testing. Lecture 3 hours per week. Prerequisites: a placement recommendation for MTH 241, and successful completion of MTH 163 or MTH 166 or equivalent. (Credit will not be awarded for both MTH 240 and MTH 241.) MTH 242 Statistics II (3 Cr) Continues the study of estimation and hypothesis testing with emphasis on correlation and regression, analysis of variance, chi-square tests, and non-parametric methods. Lecture 3 hours per week. Prerequisite: MTH 241 or equivalent. MTH 273 Calculus I (4 Cr) Presents topics in differential calculus of one variable including the theory of limits, derivatives, differentials, definite and indefinite integrals and applications to algebraic and transcendental functions. Designed for mathematical, physical, and engineering science programs. Lecture 4 hours per week. Prerequisites: demonstrated proficiency on the placement examination or successful completion of ENF 1 or ENF 2, MTH 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9.

(Credit will not be awarded for more than one of MTH 173, MTH 175 or MTH 273.) MTH 274 Calculus II (4 Cr) Covers vectors in three dimensions, definite integrals, methods of integration, indeterminate forms, partial differentiation, and multiple integrals. Designed for mathematical, physical, and engineering science programs. Lecture 4 hours per week. Prerequisite: MTH 273 or equivalent. (Credit will not be awarded for more than one of MTH 174, MTH 176 or MTH 274.) MUSIC MUS 121-122 Music Appreciation I-II (3 Cr) Increases the variety and depth of the student’s interest, knowledge, and involvement in music and related cultural activities. Acquaints the student with traditional and twentieth century music literature, emphasizing the relationship music has as an art form with man and society. Increases the student’s awareness of the composers and performers of all eras through listening and concert experiences. Lecture 3 hours per week. Prerequisite: demonstrated proficiency on the placement examination or successful completion of ENF 1 or ENF 2. NATURAL SCIENCE NAS 131 - Astronomy I Studies the major and minor bodies of the solar system, stars and nebulae of the Milky Way, and extragalactic objects. Examines life and death of stars, origin of the universe, history of astronomy, and instruments and techniques of observation. Part I of II. This course is cross-listed with PHY 141. Credit will not be awarded for both. Lecture 3 hours per week. Recitation and laboratory 3 hours per week. Total 6 hours per week. 4 credits. NURSING (NUR and NSG) NUR 120 Nursing Terminology and Charting (2 Cr) Focuses on basic terminology used in nursing. Emphasizes combining word forms and applications to nursing situations and the patient’s record. Lecture 2 hours per week. Prerequisites: demonstrated proficiency on the placement examination or successful completion of ENF 1 or ENF 2. NUR 135 Drug Dosage Calculations (2 Cr) Teaches apothecary, metric, household conversion; reading of drug orders and labels. Provides a practical approach to learning to prepare dosages and solutions, including calculating intravenous flow rates and pediatric drugs. Lecture 2 hours per week. Basic math and Prerequisites: demonstrated proficiency on the placement examination or successful completion of ENF 1 or ENF 2 and MTE 1-3. NUR 293 Topics In Advanced Drug Dosage Calculations (2 Cr) Covers new content not covered in existing courses in the discipline. Allows instructor to explore content and instructional methods to assess the course’s viability as a permanent offering. Lecture 2 hours per week. Prerequesite: Must be enrolled in the ADN program in good standing going into second year. NSG 100 - Introduction to Nursing Concepts (4 Cr) Introduces concepts of nursing practice and conceptual learning. Focuses on basic nursing concepts with an emphasis on safe nursing practice and the development of the nursing process. Provides supervised learning experiences in college nursing laboratories, clinical/ community settings, and/or simulated environments. Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week. Prerequisite(s): BIO 141 or BIO 231 or NAS 161. NSG 106 - Competencies for Nursing Practice (2 Cr) Focuses on the application of concepts through clinical skill development. Emphasizes the use of clinical judgment in skill acquisition. Includes principles of safety, evidence-based practice, informatics and math computational skills. Prepares students to demonstrate competency in specific skills and drug dosage calculation including the integration of skills in the care of clients in simulated settings. Provides supervised learning experiences in college nursing laboratories, clinical/ community settings, and/or simulated environments. Lecture 1 hour. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 4 hours per week. Prerequisite(s): MTE 1-5 and BIO 141 (or BIO 231 or NAS 161). NSG 130 - Professional Nursing Concepts (1 Cr) Introduces the role of the professional nurse and fundamental concepts in professional development. Focuses on professional identity, legal/ethical issues and contemporary trends in professional nursing. Lecture 1 hour. Total 1 hour per week. Prerequisite(s): BIO 141 or BIO 231 or NAS 161.