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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.

The course provides the student with foundational information about the U.S. legal system and dispute resolution, and their impact on business. The major content areas will include general principles of law, the relationship of business and the U.S. Constitution, state and federal legal systems, the relationship between law and ethics, contracts, sales, torts, agency law, intellectual property, and business law in the global context.

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.

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.


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


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.

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. 


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.

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.

A general survey of the major works in American literature from pre-1700 to the Civil War

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)

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

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.

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

Intensive study of and practice in writing processes, from invention and researching to drafting, revising, and editing, both individually and collaboratively. Emphasis on effective rhetorical choices, including audience, purpose, arrangement, and style. Focus on writing the academic essay as a vehicle for learning, communicating, and critical analysis.

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.

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.

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.

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. (Rd, Wtg)

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.

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

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)

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

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

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).

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.

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

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.

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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 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)

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

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).

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.

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).


Elementary Statistics lab. Only Math 1442 students need to complete the lab.

This course was designed to help high school students become college ready in Mathematics.

This course was designed to help high school students become college ready in Mathematics.

This course was designed to help high school students become college ready in Mathematics.

Life-Span Growth and Development is a study of social, emotional, cognitive, and physical factors and influences of a developing human from conception to death.  Online Students Only.

Additional study of the physiology and biochemistry of the human and other vertebrates with special emphasis on homeostasis and disease. Includes a required lab.

Study of the structure and function of humananatomy, including the neuroendocrine,integumentary, musculoskeletal, digestive,urinary, reproductive, respiratory, andcirculatory systems. Content may be eitherintegrated or specialized.

Fundamental course designed as an introduction to concepts of essential nutrition with emphasis on individual nutrition related to health issues.

Fundamental principles of living organisms including physical and chemical properties of life, organization, function, evolutionary adaptation, and classification. Concepts of reproduction, genetics, ecology, and the scientific method are included.

Study of the structure and function of humananatomy, including the neuroendocrine,integumentary, musculoskeletal, digestive,urinary, reproductive, respiratory, andcirculatory systems. Content may be eitherintegrated or specialized.

This course will provide a survey of biological principles with an emphasis on humans, including evolution, ecology, plant and animal diversity, and physiology. Required laboratory.


Additional study of the physiology and biochemistry of the human and other vertebrates with special emphasis on homeostasis and disease. Includes a required lab.

General principles, problems, fundamental laws, and theories.

A survey of the fundamental theories of chemistry and the properties of matter emphasized in inorganic chemistry. For pre-nursing and non-science majors. Lab work will include some qualitative analysis. Includes a required lab.

Designed for pre-medical and pre-dental students and students of architecture and education. Study of elements of mechanics, mechanics of fluids, properties of matter, and heat. Prerequisite: high school trigonometry and MATH1314 or concurrent enrollment therein. Includes a required laboratory. (Rdg, Mth)

Designed for engineering, physics and physical science, pre-medical and pre-dental students and students of architecture and education. Study of elements of mechanics, mechanics of fluids, properties of matter, and heat. Prerequisite: high school trigonometry and MATH1314 or concurrent enrollment therein. Includes a required laboratory.

Continuation of PHYS1401. Study of fundamentals of electricity and magnetism, wave motion, sound and light. includes a required laboratory. Prerequisites: PHYS1401 (Rd, Mth)

Introduces the geological history of the earth and its inhabitants. Included are geological processes that have shaped the planet including plate tectonics, preservation of fossils and depositional environments.  There is a strong emphasis on meteorology and oceanography and their relation to Earth's climate. 

Continuation of PHYS1401. Study of fundamentals of electricity and magnetism, wave motion, sound and light. includes a required laboratory. Prerequisites: PHYS1401 (Rd, Mth)

Continuation of PHYS1401. Study of fundamentals of electricity and magnetism, wave motion, sound and light. includes a required laboratory. Prerequisites: PHYS1401 (Rd, Mth)

Designed for engineering, physics and physical science, pre-medical and pre-dental students and students of architecture and education. Study of elements of mechanics, mechanics of fluids, properties of matter, and heat. Prerequisite: high school trigonometry and MATH1314 or concurrent enrollment therein. Includes a required laboratory.

Designed for pre-medical and pre-dental students and students of architecture and education. Study of elements of mechanics, mechanics of fluids, properties of matter, and heat. Prerequisite: high school trigonometry and MATH1314 or concurrent enrollment therein. Includes a required laboratory. (Rdg, Mth)

Continuation of PHYS1401. Study of fundamentals of electricity and magnetism, wave motion, sound and light. includes a required laboratory. Prerequisites: PHYS1401 (Rd, Mth)

Survey of meteorology and related sciences.

Introduces the basic physical processes of the earth including erosion and deposition from various factors. Emphasizes plate tectonics, earth materials, weathering and the development of landforms from various earth processes. The lab provides hands-on identification of rocks and minerals and an introduction to topographic and geologic map interpretation.

Continuation of PHYS1401. Study of fundamentals of electricity and magnetism, wave motion, sound and light. includes a required laboratory. Prerequisites: PHYS1401 (Rd, Mth)

Designed for engineering, physics and physical science, pre-medical and pre-dental students and students of architecture and education. Study of elements of mechanics, mechanics of fluids, properties of matter, and heat. Prerequisite: high school trigonometry and MATH1314 or concurrent enrollment therein. Includes a required laboratory.

Designed for pre-medical and pre-dental students and students of architecture and education. Study of elements of mechanics, mechanics of fluids, properties of matter, and heat. Prerequisite: high school trigonometry and MATH1314 or concurrent enrollment therein. Includes a required laboratory. (Rdg, Mth)

Topics for this course will include: limits and continuity, derivatives, applications of the derivative, differentials, indefinite integrals, definite integrals. Prerequisite: successful completion of MATH 1316 or MATH 1348 or placement by college entrance exam score(s). (Rd, Mth)