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An introduction to financial accounting concepts including the accounting cycle and financial statements for service and merchandising sole proprietorships or partnerships. The analysis, interpretation, and recording of business transactions, as well as special journals, the voucher system, and a general knowledge of basic accounting principles and procedures.

Topics include corporations, cost accounting, stocks, bonds, financial statement interpretations, and theories and principles of accounting, with an emphasis on management accounting methods.

This course provides a survey of economic systems, forms of business ownership, and considerations for running a business. Students will learn various aspects of business, management, and leadership functions; organizational considerations; and decision-making processes. Financial topics are introduced, including accounting, money and banking, and securities markets. Also included are discussions of business challenges in the legal and regulatory environment, business ethics, social responsibility, and international business.Emphasized is the dynamic role of business in everyday life. 


History, philosophy, and ethical considerations of criminal justice; the nature and impact of crime; and an overview of the criminal justice system, including law enforcement and court procedures.

The police profession; organization of law enforcement systems; the police role; police discretion; ethics; police-community interaction; current and future issues.

Study of the judiciary in the American criminal justice system and the adjudication processes and procedures.

A study of the fundamentals of developmentally appropriate curriculum designs and implementation in early care and education programs for children birth through age eight.

A study of the fundamentals of developmentally appropriate curriculum designs and implementation in early care and education programs for children birth through age eight.

Factors impacting the well-being of young children. Includes healthy behavior, food, nutrition, fitness, and safety practices. Focuses on local and national standards and legal implications of relevant policies and regulations. Requires students to participate in a minimum of 16 hours field experience with children from infancy through age 12 in a variety of settings with varied and diverse populations.

Factors impacting the well-being of young children. Includes healthy behavior, food, nutrition, fitness, and safety practices. Focuses on local and national standards and legal implications of relevant policies and regulations. Requires students to participate in a minimum of 16 hours field experience with children from infancy through age 12 in a variety of settings with varied and diverse populations.

An exploration of guidance strategies for promoting pro-social behaviors in children. Emphasis on positive guidance principles and techniques, family involvement, and cultural influences. Practical application through direct participation with children.


An exploration of guidance strategies for promoting pro-social behaviors in children. Emphasis on positive guidance principles and techniques, family involvement, and cultural influences. Practical application through direct participation with children.


Physical, emotional, social, and cognitive factors impacting growth and development of children through adolescence.


Physical, emotional, social, and cognitive factors impacting growth and development of children through adolescence.


An exploration of principles, methods, and materials for teaching children music, movement, visual arts, and dramatic play through process-oriented experiences to support divergent thinking.

A study of observation skills, assessment techniques, and documentation of children's development.

An exploration of principles, methods, and materials for teaching young children language and literacy through a play-based integrated curriculum.


Exploration of hardware devices including cables, servers, and workstations; network connectivity devices and uninterruptible power supplies.

Implement, administer, and troubleshoot information systems that incorporate servers in a networked computing environment.

Introduction to the UNIX operating system including multi-user concepts, terminal emulation, use of system editor, basic UNIX commands, and writing script files. Includes introductory system management concepts.

Basic information security goals of availability, integrity, accuracy, and confidentiality. Vocabulary and terminology specific to the field of information security are discussed. Indentification of exposures and vulnerabilities, and countermeasures; discuss the importance of planning and administrative controls; identify elements of information security risk management; and identify best practices and appropriate defenses, including firewalls, encryption, physical security, intrusion detection, and biometrics.

Skill development in web programming including mark-up and scripting languages.

Customer support skills and real world applications for the operation of a call center, front desk, or help desk. Skills should include effective communication for internal and external customers, best practices, and problem solving skills including: in-person, telephone, email, or Internet.

The role of mass communications and how it affects society is discussed. Different mass media are profiled including how each functions and affects a dynamic society.

Medical office procedures including appointment scheduling, medical records creation and maintenance, interpersonal communications, bookkeeping tasks, coding, billing, collecting, third party reimbursement, credit arrangements, and computer use in the medical office.

This course is designed to equip the learner with fundamental oral and written language skills regarding terminology used in the medical and associated health professions.

Presentation and application of basic coding rules, principles, guidelines, and conventions utilizing various coding systems.

Presentation and application of basic coding rules, principles, guidelines, and conventions utilizing various coding systems.

An overview for petroleum and manufacturing workers of state/federal regulation and guidelines which require industrial safety training. Topics include the 29 C.F.R. 1910, 1926 standards.

Practical aspects of artificial lift in production systems. Analyze the characteristics of a particular reservoir; select the type of artificial lift required; and design artificial lift systems.

Study of instruments, instrument systems, terminology, process variables, and control coops as used in a petroleum environment.

Practical methods of flow measurements and flow integration. Emphasized primary flow element selection and calculations in accordance with American Gas Association (AGA) and American Petroleum Institute (API) standards.

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.

Principles of corrosion as it applies to oil and gas industries. Addresses the deterioration of materials, devices, and pieces of oil field (or other) machinery/equipment. Emphasis on terminology associated with metallic and nonmetallic corrosion.

Regulatory requirements and structures associated with the petroleum industry.

Study hydraulics applicable to drilling, completion, and production. Includes calculating and evaluating the characteristics of the flowing and static fluids in various tubular and annular systems.

An overview of natural gas processing operation. Topics include fundamentals of gas processing, the scientific principles and how they apply to the process, processing equipment, and procedures.

An analysis of petroleum refining technologies from well head to gasoline pump.

Computer applications used in the petroleum industry. Includes the automation of open and closed loop systems.


INRW 0302 - A combination lecture/laboratory skills-centered approach designed to refine reading and writing skills. Focus is on applying critical reading skills for developing, enhancing, and improving vocabulary and comprehension and developing written work appropriate to the audience, purpose, situation, and length of the assignment. The course integrates preparation in basic academic reading skills with basic skills in writing a variety of academic paragraphs. This is a course with a required lab. 

BNBW 0302 - An integration of critical reading and academic writing skills. This intervention is designed specifically to be part of the student's co-requisite enrollment in INRW 0302. This course provides contact hours for additional instructional support for the student's success in the developmental INRW course. 

A combination lecture/laboratory skills-centered approach designed to refine reading and writing skills. Focus is on applying critical reading skills for developing, enhancing, and improving vocabulary and comprehension and developing written work appropriate to the audience, purpose, situation, and length of the assignment. The course integrates preparation in basic academic reading skills with basic skills in writing a variety of academic paragraphs. This is a course with a required lab.

Analysis of the behavior of individual economic agents, including consumer behavior and demand, producer behavior and supply, price and output decisions by firms under various market structures, factor markets, market failures, and international trade

An analysis of the economy as a whole including measurement and determination of Aggregate Demand and Aggregate Supply, national income, inflation, and unemployment. Other topics include international trade, economic growth, business cycles, and fiscal policy and monetary policy. 


Introductory course in principles and policies of economics as applied to money and banking, taxes, government debt, national income, gross national products, labor-management relations, social security, international economics, and economic changes in the modern world.

This course is designed to provide students with the resources needed to be successful at Western Texas College and subsequent learning environments.Students will be presented with a wide array of information regarding campus services and academic skill sets that are necessary for college success.Statistics suggest that students who participate in such college programs are much more likely to remain in college and complete their course of study.

This course is designed to provide students with the resources needed to be successful at Western Texas College and subsequent learning environments.Students will be presented with a wide array of information regarding campus services and academic skill sets that are necessary for college success.Statistics suggest that students who participate in such college programs are much more likely to remain in college and complete their course of study.

This course is designed to provide students with the resources needed to be successful at Western Texas College and subsequent learning environments.Students will be presented with a wide array of information regarding campus services and academic skill sets that are necessary for college success.Statistics suggest that students who participate in such college programs are much more likely to remain in college and complete their course of study.

An enriched, integrated pre-service course and content experience that:

1) provides an overview of schooling and classrooms from the perspectives of language, gender, socioeconomic status, ethnic and academic diversity, and equity with an emphasis on factors that facilitate learning;

2) provides students with opportunities to participate in early field observations of P-12 special populations;

3) should be aligned as applicable with State Board for Educator Certification Pedagogy and Professional Responsibilities standards;

4) must include a minimum of 16 contact hours of field experience in P-12 classrooms with special populations; and

5) Pre-requisite for this course is EDUC 1301.

An enriched, integrated pre-service course and content experience that:

  1. provides active recruitment and institutional support of students interested in a teaching career, especially in high need fields;
  2. provides students with opportunities to participate in early field observations at all levels of P-12 schools with varied and diverse student populations;
  3. provides students with support from college and school faculty, preferably in small cohort groups, for the purpose of introduction to and analysis of the culture of schooling and classrooms ;
  4. course content should be aligned as applicable with State Board for Educator Certification Pedagogy and Professional Responsibilities standards; and
  5. course must include a minimum of 16 contact hours of field experience in P-12 classrooms.

This course is designed to provide students with the resources needed to be successful at Western Texas College and subsequent learning environments.Students will be presented with a wide array of information regarding campus services and academic skill sets that are necessary for college success.Statistics suggest that students who participate in such college programs are much more likely to remain in college and complete their course of study.

Oral and written composition principles. Emphasis on language study and mechanics of writing, with the short composition and writing of investigative papers stressed.

American Literature treats American writers and their writings in context to better understand their intellectual and cultural value and challenges.

ENGL 1301 - Composition I places an emphasis on language study and mechanics of writing, with the short composition and writing of investigative papers stressed.

American Literature treats American writers and their writings in context to better understand their intellectual and cultural value and challenges.

ENGL 1302 - Composition II is a continuation of ENGL 1301. The analysis of prose narrative, poetry, drama, and film will be emphasized with practice in expository and critical writing, and research methods.

Oral and written composition principles. Emphasis on language study and mechanics of writing, with the short composition and writing of investigative papers stressed. (Rd, Wtg)

A survey of the development of British literature from the Anglo-Saxon period to the Eighteenth century. Students will study works of prose, poetry, drama, and fiction in relation to their historical, linguistic, and cultural contexts. Texts will be selected from a diverse group of authors and traditions.

The WTC English Lab is the resource home for all grammar and punctuation exercises used in conjunction with ENGL 1301 (Composition I) and ENGL 1302 (Composition II). This includes WYSIWYGs using audio instruction and fillable form PDFs, Prescription assignments using fillable form PDFs, and e-learning Prescriptions using SCORM-based online assessments.

Course covers representative American writers and their writings to the present. Studies are both narrative and expository prose, along with drama and poetry.

ENGL 1302 (Composition II) is designed to provide instruction in writing, research, and critical thinking skills. Elements of literature -- e.g. plot, characterization, theme, symbolism -- are use as topics for both in-class discussion and out-of-class writing. Prerequisites: Successful completion of ENGL 1301 with a grade of C or higher.

ENGL 2341. Forms of Literature.
Survey of Dramatic Literature.
This class surveys the development of western civilization's dramatic literature from the ancient Greeks to contemporary American theatre. Students will analyze dramatic works in relation to their historical, linguistic, and cultural contexts.

ENGL 1302 (Composition II) is designed to provide instruction in writing, research, and critical thinking skills. Elements of literature -- e.g. plot, characterization, theme, symbolism -- are use as topics for both in-class discussion and out-of-class writing. Prerequisites: Successful completion of ENGL 1301 with a grade of C or higher.

A general survey of the major works in English literature from Anglo-Saxon times to the present. Prerequisites: Successful completion of ENGL1302 or equivalent.

ENGL 2311 emphasizes principles, techniques, and skills needed for college level scientific, technical, or business writing. Students are introduced to the major document categories (letters, e-mails, memos, instructions, proposals, and reports) they will be expected to write in the workplace. Prerequisite: successful completion of ENGL 1301 or equivalent. This class is reading and writing intensive.

Course covers representative American writers and their writings to the present. Studies are both narrative and expository prose, along with drama and poetry.

English 1302 is a reading and writing-intensive course designed to introduce the student to core literature genres and to research methods. In turn, students will gain valuable analytical skills in assessing both literature and outside sources.

Introductory course for developing understanding in art primarily through lectures, readings, films, and demonstrations. Attempts to develop ways of approaching art works, bases for analyses and criticisms, and functions of art in the environment.

Welcome to Art Appreciation! This class will introduce you to a variety of two and three-dimensional art techniques, to a plethora of artists, and to many ideas about the motivations and social implications of art. Art is HUGE and fun to explore; here you'll read about it, write about it, and even create a few pieces in order to discover just how important Art really is.

Introduction to the basics of pixel-based photography. Includes camera operation, techniques, knowledge of chemistry, and presentation skills. Emphasis on design, history, and contemporary trends as a means of developing an understanding of photographic aesthetics.


Preparation of a portfolio comprised of completed graphic design projects. Evaluation and demonstration of portfolio presentation methods based on the student's specific area of study.

Identify terminology, advantages and limitations of vector software; use vector drawing tools to manipulate, create, and edit vector drawings for print or web; and specify file formats.

Ray Newton's Dram 1310 Theatre Appreciation studies the development of western theatre. This class is an overview of Western Civilization's theatre practices from the Ancient Greeks to contemporary American theatre. We read, watch, and interact with representative plays and theatre practices.[NO ACTING - This is a lecture class.]

A study of the cinematic art form. Emphasis on the analysis of the visual and aural aspects of selected motion pictures, dramatic aspects of narrative films, and historical growth and sociological effect of film as an art.

A general survey of music literature designed for the non-music major. Information and techniques for the intelligent appreciation of music through readings and recorded music. Includes the study of cultural periods, major composers, and musical elements.

A general survey of music literature designed for the non-music major. Information and techniques for the intelligent appreciation of music through readings and recorded music. Includes the study of cultural periods, major composers, and musical elements.

A general survey of music literature designed for the non-music major. Information and techniques for the intelligent appreciation of music through readings and recorded music. Includes the study of cultural periods, major composers, and musical elements.

A general survey of music literature designed for the non-music major. Information and techniques for the intelligent appreciation of music through readings and recorded music. Includes the study of cultural periods, major composers, and musical elements.

Application of communication theory and practice to the public speaking context, with emphasis on audience analysis, speaker delivery, ethics of communication, cultural diversity, and speech organizational techniques to develop students’ speaking abilities, as well as ability to effectively evaluate oral presentations.

Application of communication theory and practice to the public speaking context, with emphasis on audience analysis, speaker delivery, ethics of communication, cultural diversity, and speech organizational techniques to develop students’ speaking abilities, as well as ability to effectively evaluate oral presentations.

Application of communication theory and practice to the public speaking context, with emphasis on audience analysis, speaker delivery, ethics of communication, cultural diversity, and speech organizational techniques to develop students’ speaking abilities, as well as ability to effectively evaluate oral presentations.

Application of communication theory and practice to the public speaking context, with emphasis on audience analysis, speaker delivery, ethics of communication, cultural diversity, and speech organizational techniques to develop students’ speaking abilities, as well as ability to effectively evaluate oral presentations.

Application of communication theory to interpersonal relationship development, maintenance, and termination in relationship contexts including friendships, romantic partners, families, and relationships with co-workers and supervisors.

Application of communication theory and practice to the public speaking context, with emphasis on audience analysis, speaker delivery, ethics of communication, cultural diversity, and speech organizational techniques to develop students’ speaking abilities, as well as ability to effectively evaluate oral presentations.

Application of communication theory and practice to the public speaking context, with emphasis on audience analysis, speaker delivery, ethics of communication, cultural diversity, and speech organizational techniques to develop students’ speaking abilities, as well as ability to effectively evaluate oral presentations.

Application of communication theory and practice to the public speaking context, with emphasis on audience analysis, speaker delivery, ethics of communication, cultural diversity, and speech organizational techniques to develop students’ speaking abilities, as well as ability to effectively evaluate oral presentations.

Origin and development of the U.S. Constitution, structure and powers of the national government including the legislative, executive, and judicial branches, federalism, political participation, the national election process, public policy, civil liberties, and civil rights.

Origin and development of the Texas constitution, structure and powers of state and local government, federalism and intergovernmental relations, political participation, the election process, public policy and the political culture of Texas.

Introductory course in the theory and practice of government and politics in America.

Study of the American nation from English colonization to the close of Reconstruction. Development of American characteristics and nationality from
the early European exploration to the end of Reconstruction in 1877.

History 1302 is the study of the American nation from 1877 to the present.The course covers the emergence of the United States as a world power, World War I, the twenties, the Great Depression, World War II, and the problems of peace.

A survey of the social, political, economic, cultural, and intellectual history of the United States from the pre-Columbian era to the Civil War/Reconstruction period. United States History I includes the study of pre-Columbian, colonial, revolutionary, early national, slavery and sectionalism, and the Civil Ware/Reconstruction eras. Themes that may be addressed in United States History I include:  American settlement and diversity, American culture, religion, civil and human rights, technological change, economic change, immigration and migration, and creation of the federal government.

Study of the American nation from 1877 to the present. Included are the emergence of the United States as a world power, World War I, the Twenties, the Great Depression, World War II, the Cold War, and the problems of modern America. Required of all students for graduation.

Study of the American Nation from 1877 to the present. Included are the emergence of the United States as a world power, World War I, the Twenties, the Great Depression, World War II, the Cold War, and the problems of modern America. Required of all students for graduation. (Rd, Wtg)

The content of this course includes study of the American nation from 1877 to the present. Included are the emergence of the United States as a world power, World War I, the Twenties, the Great Depression, World War II, the Cold War, and the problems of modern America. Required of all students for graduation.


A survey course to stimulate an interest in local history and to give an appreciation of Texas as a cultural unit.

A survey of the social, political, economic, cultural, and intellectual history of the United Stated from the Civil Ware/Reconstruction era to the present. United States History II examines industrialization, immigration, world wars, the Great Depression, Cold War and post-Cold War eras. Themes that may be addressed in United States History II include:  American culture, religion, civil and human rights, technological change, economic change, immigration and migration, urbanization and suburbanization, the expansion of the federal government, and the study of U.S. foreign policy.

Introductory course in the theory and practice of government and politics in America.

A survey of the social, political, economic, cultural, and intellectual history of the United States from the pre-Columbian era to the Civil War/Reconstruction period. United States History I include the study of pre-Columbian, colonial, revolutionary, early national, slavery and sectionalism, and the Civil War/Reconstruction eras. Themes that may be addressed in United States History I include: American settlement and diversity, American culture, religion, civil and human rights, technological change, economic change, immigration and migration, and creation of the federal government.

Continued development of basic Spanish language skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing within a cultural framework. Students acquire the vocabulary and grammatical structures necessary to communicate and comprehend at the high beginner to low intermediate level.

Basic Spanish language skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing within a cultural framework.  Student will acquire the vocabulary and grammatical structures necessary to communicate and comprehend at the beginner level.

Section 1325.054

This course is Business Calculus which applies limits, derivatives and basic integration to the Business World.

This course is Business Calculus which applies limits, derivatives and basic integration to the Business World.

Section 1325.053

This course is Business Calculus which applies limits, derivatives and basic integration to the Business World.

This course is Business Calculus which applies limits, derivatives and basic integration to the Business World.

Topics for this course will include: transcendental functions, applications of integration including area, volume and work, techniques of integrations, infinite series, and lab applications. Prerequisite: successful completion of MATH2413 (rd, Mth)

An introduction to mathematics and the solving of word problems to include sets; the real number system; elementary algebra including equations and inequalities in one variable, radicals; systems of equations and inequalities with graphing; simple geometry and geometric formulae using U.S. customary and metric measurements.

Topics for this course include: elementary functions; mathematics of finance; systems of linear equations; matrices; linear inequalities; linear programming; logic; sets and counting; and probability.

Topics for this course will include: trigonometric functions; solutions of triangle; trigonometric identities and equations; and inverse trigonometric functions. Prerequisite: MATH 1314, or placement by college entrance exam score(s).

Topics may include, but are not limited to, the real number system; linear equations and applications; linear inequalities and absolute value; graphs of linear equations and inequalities; functions; and systems of linear equations.

Topics for this course will include: linear, quadratic, and absolute value equations; linear and absolute value inequalities; complex numbers, graphing equations; polynomial, rational, exponential, and logarithmic functions; systems of equations. Prerequisite: successful completion of MATH 0303, or MATH 1332, or placement by college entrance exam score(s).

Topics for this course include: trigonometric functions; solutions of triangles; trigonometric identities and equations; and inverse trigonometric functions.

Topics for this course include: trigonometric functions; solutions of triangles; trigonometric identities and equations; and inverse trigonometric functions.

This course is Business Calculus which applies limits, derivatives and basic integration to the Business World.

This is a Calculus course which introduces limits, derivatives and basic integration.

Topics from college algebra (linear equations, quadratic equations, functions and graphs, inequalities), mathematics for finance (simple and compound interest, annuities), linear programming, matrices, systems of linear equations, applications to management, economics, and business. Prerequisite: A grade of C or higher in MATH 0303 or MATH 1332, or placement by college entrance exam scores.

Elementary Statistics - techniques of analysis of numerical data are emphasized.

Topics for this course include: linear, quadratic, and absolute value equations; linear and absolute value inequalities; complex numbers; graphing equations; writing equations of the line; polynomial, rational, exponentials, and logarithmic functions; systems of equations; properties and inverses of matrices.

Topics for this course will include: trigonometric functions; solutions of triangle; trigonometric identities and equations; and inverse trigonometric functions. Prerequisite: MATH 1314, or placement by college entrance exam score(s).

Topics for this course include: elementary functions; mathematics of finance; systems of linear equations; matrices; linear inequalities; linear programming; logic; sets and counting; and probability.

An introduction to mathematics and the solving of word problems to include sets; the real number system; elementary algebra including equations and inequalities in one variable, radicals; systems of equations and inequalities with graphing; simple geometry and geometric formulae using U.S. customary and metric measurements.

This course is Business Calculus which applies limits, derivatives and basic integration to the Business World.

Topics for this course will include: transcendental functions, applications of integration including area, volume and work, techniques of integrations, infinite series, and lab applications. Prerequisite: successful completion of MATH2413 (rd, Mth)

Topics for this course include: linear, quadratic, and absolute value equations; linear and absolute value inequalities; complex numbers; graphing equations; writing equations of the line; polynomial, rational, exponentials, and logarithmic functions; systems of equations; properties and inverses of matrices.

Topics for this course include: elementary functions; mathematics of finance; systems of linear equations; matrices; linear inequalities; linear programming; logic; sets and counting; and probability.

Topics for this course include: elementary functions; mathematics of finance; systems of linear equations; matrices; linear inequalities; linear programming; logic; sets and counting; and probability.

This course is Business Calculus which applies limits, derivatives and basic integration to the Business World.

Topics include the real number system, linear equations and applications, linear inequalities and absolute value, graphs of linear equations and inequalities; functions, and systems of linear equations. Other topics include exponents and polynomials, factoring, rational expressions and functions, and roots and radicals.