Course Descriptions

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Since Central Georgia Technical College is continuously expanding and updating its programs and services, material in the CGTC catalog is subject to change without prior notice.

Following are descriptions of courses offered by CGTC. Courses are grouped alphabetically.

Each course title is preceded by a four-letter prefix and the course number. The three numbers on the right indicate lecture hours per week, lab hours per week and total credit hours, as shown below.


IDSY 1100   BASIC CIRCUIT ANALYSIS   (45-90-5)


IDSY
1100
BASIC CIRCUIT ANALYSIS
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Some courses have prerequisites or co-requisites listed. A prerequisite must be taken prior to entering a course. A co-requisite must be taken prior to, or concurrently with, the course. In individual cases, prerequisites or co-requisites may be waived upon recommendation of the instructor or approval of the department chairperson.

For a list of suggested courses in specific programs of study, refer to the appropriate program in the Business Technology, Health Technology, Information Technology, Public Services, Technical or Trade and Industrial sections of this catalog.

One semester equals a minimum of seventy-five (75) instructional days. One contact hour equals a minimum of seven hundred fifty (750) minutes of instruction.

One (1) semester hour of credit is defined as follows:

  1. Lecture - One contact hour of class per week for the duration of a semester equals one semester hour of credit; Lecture is defined as instruction which emphasizes group or individualized classroom learning. Lecture instruction normally requires extensive out-of-class preparations by the student and follow-up out-of-class practice assignments.

  2. Lab 2 - Two contact hours of Lab 2 per week for the duration of a semester equals one semester hour of credit; Lab 2 is defined as instruction which emphasizes teacher-assisted learning activities. Lab 2 instruction normally requires some out-of-class preparation by the student and may require some out-of-class practice assignments.

  3. Lab 3 - Three contact hours of Lab 3 laboratory per week for the duration of a semester equals one semester hour of credit; Lab 3 is defined as instruction which emphasizes structured activities requiring the application and practice of occupational competencies. Lab 3 instruction normally requires only limited out-of-class preparation by the student and no out-of-class practice assignments.

  4. Practicum/Internship Instruction - Three contact hours of Practicum/Internship instruction per week for the duration of a semester equals one semester hour of credit; Practicum/Internship instruction is defined as instruction which emphasizes supervised work-experience activities requiring the application of occupational competencies. Practicum/Internship instruction normally requires only limited out-of-class preparation by the student and no out-of-class practice assignments.

Course Descriptions

Credit Course Descriptions

ACCT - Accounting
ACRP - Automotive Collision Repair
AIPM - Property Management
AIRC - Air Conditioning Technology
ALHS - Allied Health Science
AMCA - Machine Tool
ARTS - Arts
ASTT - Aircraft Structural Technology
AUMF - Automated Manufacturing Technology
AUTT - Automotive Technology
AVMT - Aviation Maintenance Technology

BAFN - Banking and Finance
BARB - Barbering
BFMT - Building and Facility Maintenance
BIOL - Biology
BMET - Biomedical Electronics Technology
BTEC - Biotechnology
BUSN - Business Administrative Technology

CABT - Cabinetmaking
CARP - Carpentry
CAVT - Cardiovascular Technology
CHEM - Chemistry
CIST - Computer Information Systems
CLBT - Clinical Laboratory Technology
CMTT - Construction Management
COFC - Construction Fundamentals Core
COLL - College Life
COMP - Introduction to Computers
COSM - Cosmetology
CRJU - Criminal Justice
CSSP - Central Sterile Supply Processing
CTDL - Commercial Truck Driving

DENA - Dental Assisting
DFTG - Drafting
DHYG - Dental Hygiene
DMPT - Design and Media Production
DMSO - Medical Diagnostic Sonography
DRSP - Direct Support Professional

ECCE - Early Childhood Care and Education
ECET - Electrical and Computer Engineering
ECGT - Electrocardiography
ECHO - Echocardiograpy
ECON - Economics
ELCR - Electronics Technology
ELTR - Electrical Technology
EMPL - Job Acquisition Skills
EMSP - Emergency Medical Services Professional
EMYT - Emergency Management
ENGL - English
ENGT - Engineering Technology
ESTH - Esthetician

FOSC - Forensic Science
FRSC - Fire Science

GERT - Gerontology
GIFS - Geographic Information Systems

HECT - Hemodialysis Technician
HIST - History
HRTM - Hotel/Restaurant/Travel Management
HUMN - Humanities

ICET - Instrumentation & Control
IDFC - Industrial Fundamentals
IDSY - Industrial Systems

LOGI - Logistics

MAST - Medical Assisting
MATH - Mathematics
MCHT - Machine Tool
MEGT - Mechanical Engineering
METR - Metrology
MGMT - Business Management
MKTG - Marketing
MRIM - Magnetic Resonance Imaging
MSCS - Medical Skin Care Specialist
MUSC - Music

NAST - Nurse Aide

ORTT - Orthopedic Technology

PARA - Paralegal Studies
PHAR - Pharmacy Assistant
PHLT - Phlebotomy Technician
PHSC - Physical Science
PHYS - Physics
PNSG - Practical Nursing
POLS - Political Science
PSGT - Polysomnographic
PSYC - Psychology

RADT - Radiology Technology

SCMA - Supply Chain Management
SOCI - Sociology
SPAN - Spanish
SPCH - Speech
SURG - Surgical Technology

WELD - Welding

Learning Support Course Descriptions

ENGL - English
MATH - Mathematics
READ - Reading