Online Course Information

Online course information is provided as a resource to help students make informed decisions about the time commitment and other requirements necessary for success in online courses. The information here provides students with time requirements and specific skills necessary to be successful in a wide selection of online courses and will assist students in determining their ability to be successful in a specific online course, prior to registering for a specific course. The information provided is general and provided as a resource only. Each course’s specific syllabus is the defining source for all course information and policies.

This information applies to online (IN) sections only. Traditional (TR) and Hybrid (HY) courses will have attendance and other requirements. Check back often as more courses will be added over time. Questions or comments please email: wcc-de@waynecc.edu

ACC 120- Principles of Financial Accounting
ACC 121- Principles of Managerial Accounting
ACC 122 – Principles of Financial Accounting II
ACC 129 – Individual Income Taxes
ACC 130- Business Income Taxes
ACC 220- Intermediate Accounting II

ANS 110- Animal Science
ANS 210- Livestock Production Issues

BIO 110- Principles of Biology

BUS 110- Introduction to Business
BUS 115- Business Law I
BUS 116- Business Law II
BUS 137- Principles of Management
BUS 153- Human Resource Management
BUS 225- Business Finance
BUS 239- Business Applications Seminar
BUS 240- Business Ethics

CIS 110- Introduction to Computers

ENG 111- Writing and Inquiry
ENG 112- Writing/Research in the Disciplines

HIS 131- American History I
HIS 132- American History II

HUM 110- Technology and Society

MAT 143- Quantitative Literacy
MAT 171- Precalculus Algebra

MKT 120 Principles of Marketing
MKT 220 Advertising and Sales Promotion

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ACC 120

Principles of Financial Accounting

Required Textbooks: Corporate Financial Accounting, 13th edition by Warren, Reeve, and Duchac published by South-Western Cengage Learning plus Cengage NOW with e-book and a two-semester Printed Access Card (PAC) ISBN: 9781337146814

Average number of hours required to be successful in this course:

16-week course: Minimum 15 hours per week

8-week course: n/a

Additional software or supplies: If students purchase the book at the WCC bookstore it comes with the CNOW code. At a minimum, a student must have access to CNOW for this book.

In this course students can expect to complete or participate in the following activities:  Each chapter will have Tell Me More Problems, Homework, and a test. The course covers nine chapters. There is also a comprehensive problem.

Define academic progression in this course: Accounting majors and College Transfer students must maintain a C average to be successful in this course. Business Administration students can pass with a D average. Students will be dropped from the course if they miss more than one chapter’s worth of assigned work.

Policy on make-up exams and/or late assignments: No late work and no make-ups on missed work allowed.

Prerequisites- and Co-requisites: DMA 010-030 and DRE 098

Required On-Campus Visits: None

Additional information: The Accounting Lab, located in Spruce 133, is staffed by student tutors available to assist students  with understanding the material. Achieving a thorough understanding of the first four chapters is imperative to student success as each chapter builds on the previous chapter.

ACC 121

Principles of Managerial Accounting

Required Textbooks: Managerial Accounting,CengageNOWv2 1-Semester Card, Warren/Reeve/Duchac, 9781305617049

Average number of hours required to be successful in this course:

For 16-week session: minimum 15 hours per week
For 8-week session:
n/a

Additional software or supplies: When purchased at the WCC bookstore the code comes bundled with the book. At a minimum, students must have access to CNOW

In this course students can expect to complete or participate in the following activities: Each chapter will have Tell Me More Problems, Homework, and a Test. There are a total of 10 chapters covered. There is also a comprehensive problem and a final exam.

Define academic progression in this course: Accounting majors and College Transfer students must maintain a C average to be successful in this course. Business Administration students can be successful with a D average.

Policy on make-up exams and/or late assignments: No late work and no make-up work is allowed.

Prerequisites- and Co-requisites: ACC 120 – Principles of Financial Accounting is a pre-requisite

Required On-Campus Visits: No required on-campus visits.

Additional information:  The  Accounting Lab, located in Spruce 133, is staffed by student tutors available to assist students  with understanding the material.

ACC 122

Principles of Financial Accounting II

Required Textbooks: Bundle: Financial and Managerial Accounting (volume 1) plus a 2-semester CNOW access code; 13th edition; by Warren, Reeve and Duchac; published by South-Western Cengage Learning; ISBN: 9781305267879

Average number of hours required to be successful in this course:
For 16-week session: 9 to 12 hours a week
For 8-week session: n/a

Additional software or supplies: If you do not purchase the bundle from the WCC Bookstore, you will need to purchase the CNOW access code separately.

In this course students can expect to complete or participate in the following activities: Exercises, problems, continuing problems, a comprehensive problem and chapter tests

Define academic progression in this course: Students will be dropped from the course if they miss more than one chapter’s worth of assigned work.

Policy on make-up exams and/or late assignments: No late work and no make-up work is allowed.

Prerequisites- and Co-requisites: Prerequisites: ACC 120 Co-requisites: None

Required On-Campus Visits: No required on-campus visits

Additional information: There is a Business and Accounting Lab for students that need some additional assistance. The lab hours are listed on the syllabus.

ACC 129

Individual Income Taxes

Required Textbooks: Bundle: Income Tax Fundamentals 2016 (with H&R Block Tax Preparation Software CD); 34th edition; by G.E. Whittenburg, M.Altus-Buller, and S. Gill; published by South-Western Cengage Learning plus Cengage NOW with e-book and a one-semester Printed Access Code (PAC); ISBN: 9781305930186

Average number of hours required to be successful in this course:

For 16-week session: 12-15 hours/week

For 8-week session: n/a

Additional software or supplies:  If you do not purchase the bundle from the WCC Bookstore, you will need to purchase the CNOW code separately.

In this course students can expect to complete or participate in the following activities: Questions, Problems, Tax Returns, Chapter Tests and a Signature Assignment

Define academic progression in this course: Students will be dropped from the course if they miss more than one chapter’s worth of assigned work.

Policy on make-up exams and/or late assignments: No late work and no make-up work is allowed.

Prerequisites- and Co-requisites: None

Required On-Campus Visits: None

Additional information: There is an Open Business and Accounting Lab for students who need additional assistance. The hours will be posted after the semester begins.

ACC 130

Business Income Taxes

Required Textbooks: Bundle: Income Tax Fundamentals 2016 (with H&R Block Tax Preparation Software CD); 34th edition; by G.E. Whittenburg, M. Altus-Buller, and S. Gill; published by South-Western Cengage Learning plus Cengage NOW with e-book and a one-semester Printed Access Card (PAC); ISBN: 9781305930186

Average number of hours required to be successful in this course:
For 16-week session: 12 to 15 hours per week
For 8-week session:

Additional software or supplies: If a student does not purchase the bundle from the WCC Bookstore, they will need to purchase the CNOW code separately

In this course students can expect to complete or participate in the following activities: Questions, problems, tax returns, and chapter tests

Define academic progression in this course: Students will be dropped from the course if they miss more than one chapter’s worth of assigned work.

Policy on make-up exams and/or late assignments: No late assignments will be accepted.

Prerequisites- and Co-requisites: Prerequisites: ACC 129 Co-requisites: None

Required On-Campus Visits: None

Additional information: The textbook that is used in this class is the same textbook that was used in ACC 220. Students who took this course in the fall should not need to purchase another textbook. There is an Open Business and Accounting Lab for students who need additional assistance. The hours will be posted after the semester begins.

ACC 220

Intermediate Accounting I

Required Textbooks: Bundle: Intermediate Accounting: Reporting and Analysis; second edition; by Wahlen, Jones and Pagach; published by South-Western Cengage Learning plus Cengage NOW with e-book and a two-semester Printed Access Card (PAC); ISBN: 9781305715417

Average number of hours required to be successful in this course:
For 16-week session: 15-20 hours/week
For 8-week session:

Additional software or supplies: If  a student does not purchase the bundle from the WCC Bookstore, the student will need to purchase a CNOW code separately..

In this course students can expect to complete or participate in the following activities: Questions, Exercises, Problems and Chapter Tests

Define academic progression in this course: Students will be dropped from the course if they miss more than one chapter’s worth of assigned work.
Policy on make-up exams and/or late assignments: No late work and no make-up work is allowed.

Prerequisites- and Co-requisites: Prerequisites ACC 121 and a “C” or better in both ACC 120 and ACC 121

Required On-Campus Visits: none

Additional information:  There is an Open Business and Accounting Lab for students who need additional assistance. The hours will be posted after the semester begins.

 

ACC 221

Intermediate Accounting II

Required Textbooks: Bundle: Intermediate Accounting: Reporting and Analysis; second edition; by Wahlen, Jones and Pagach; published by South-Western Cengage Learning plus Cengage NOW with e-book and a two-semester Printed Access Card (PAC); ISBN: 9781305715417

Average number of hours required to be successful in this course:
For 16-week session: 15-20 hours/week
For 8-week session:

Additional software or supplies: If  a student does not purchase the bundle from the WCC Bookstore, the student will need to purchase a CNOW code separately..

In this course students can expect to complete or participate in the following activities: Questions, Exercises, Problems and Chapter Tests

Define academic progression in this course: Students will be dropped from the course if they miss more than one chapter’s worth of assigned work.
Policy on make-up exams and/or late assignments: No late work and no make-up work is allowed.

Prerequisites- and Co-requisites: Prerequisites ACC 121 and a “C” or better in both ACC 120 and ACC 121

Required On-Campus Visits: none

Additional information:  The textbook that is used in this class is the same textbook that was used in ACC 220. Students who took this course in the fall should not need to purchase another textbook. There is an Open Business and Accounting Lab for students who need additional assistance. The hours will be posted after the semester begins.


ANS 110

Animal Science

Required Textbooks: Introduction to Animal Science: Global, Biological, Social and Industry Perspectives, W. Stephen Damron, 978-0-13-262389-6

Average number of hours required to be successful in this course:
For 16-week session: 5-6 hours each week.
For 8-week session:
Additional software or supplies: All work is completed in Moodle;  however,  agednet.com is used as a resource

In this course students can expect to complete or participate in the following activities: Discussion Forums, Assignments, Research papers, Quizzes.

Define academic progression in this course: Weekly assignments open on Monday morning at midnight. Students have until Sunday night at 11:59 to complete all assignments for the week. If a student goes 15 days without completing an assignment, they are dropped from the course.

Policy on make-up exams and/or late assignments: Work must be completed by midnight on Sunday nights for the previous week. Late assignments are deducted 10 points each day they are late with a 0 being given at the end of the 10 day period. Tests and quizzes are turned off at midnight on Sunday nights and not given late or as make up quizzes except under extenuating circumstances.

Prerequisites- and Co-requisites: none

Required On-Campus Visits: none

Additional information: none

ANS 210

Livestock Production Issues

Required Textbooks: Contemporary Issues in Animal Agriculture, Peter R. Cheeke, 0-13-112586-9

Average number of hours required to be successful in this course:
For 16-week session: 5-6
For 8-week session: 8-10

Additional software or supplies: All work is completed in Moodle, however, we do use agednet.com as a resource.

In this course students can expect to complete or participate in the following activities: Discussion forums, quizzes, research papers, assignments.

Define academic progression in this course: Weekly assignments open up on Monday mornings at midnight. Students have until 11:59pm Sunday night to complete all assignments for the week. If a student goes 15 days without completing an assignment, they are dropped from the course.

Policy on make-up exams and/or late assignments: Work must be completed by midnight on Sunday night for the previous week. Late assignments are deducted 10 points for each day late with a 0 resulting after 10 days. Tests and quizzes are turned off at midnight on Sunday nights and not given late or as makeup quizzes except under extenuating circumstances.

Prerequisites- and Co-requisites: none

Required On-Campus Visits:  none

Additional information:  none


BIO 110

Principles of Biology

Required Textbooks: 

Biology Now. by Houtman, Scudellari, Malone, and Singh-Cundy. ISBN: 978-0-393-91892-2

Average number of hours required to be successful in this course:

For a 16-week session: 15-20 hours

Additional software or supplies:

Carolina Distance Learning Lab Kit #581638 – available to order at  http://www.carolina.com/catalog/detail.jsp?prodId=581638 (opens in a new window)
Reliable internet access Access to a browser that allows you to view Flash and Java- based pages and activities
Access to a digital camera and ability to upload your image files (jpg) for some assignments
Access to a printer to complete some assignments Microsoft Word or a program that can save files in Word-readable format (doc or docx)
Acrobat Reader or a way to view PDF files You may have to download software applications as needed for the course

In this course students can expect to complete or participate in the following activities: 

Moodle Lessons, Chapter Quizzes, Discussion Forums, Unit Exams, Online Lab Activities, Hands-on Lab Activities

Define academic progression in this course:

Students will be dropped from the course if they do not log into Moodle for 14 consecutive days. If students do not complete all assignments in a unit, they cannot move onto the next one.

Policy on make-up exams and/or late assignments: Late work is not accepted and no make-ups are allowed.

Prerequisites- and Co-requisites: RED-090 or ENG-095 or DRE-098

Required On-Campus Visits: None

Additional information: This course includes many hands-on lab activities that you will complete at home. Most materials will be provided in your lab kit, which costs about $90. For some labs, you will have to obtain additional materials (such as kitchen items, water, stopwatch, paper towels)


BUS 110

Introduction to Business

Required Textbooks: 

Foundations of Business 5th edition, by William Pride, Robert Hughes, Jack Kapoor ISBN: 9781337150088

Average number of hours required to be successful in this course:
For 16-week session: 3-5 hours
For 8-week session: 7-10 hours

Additional software or supplies:  Access Codes Required-Comes Bundled When Purchased From WCC Bookstore.  Students will use Microsoft Word or other word processing program to complete assignments.

In this course students can expect to complete or participate in the following activities:  Students will complete a variety of assignments using Mindtap/Cengage Website and module tests covering multiple chapters.

Define academic progression in this course: To be successful in the course students must be compliance with the attendance policy. The attendance policy in this course states that getting 3 chapters behind, the student will be dropped. Students must also allow time to read the chapters and complete the assignments and tests to be successful. To be considered successful, students must achieve an overall average of a “C”. Although a “D” is passing (in various curriculum programs), a “C” is needed to demonstrate competency.

Policy on make-up exams and/or late assignments: Assignments and tests must be completed and submitted by the due date. No exceptions!

Prerequisites- and Co-requisites: None

Required On-Campus Visits: None

Additional information: None

BUS 115

Business Law I

Required Textbooks: Business Law and the Legal Environment for Wayne Community College by Jeffrey F. Beatty, Susan S. Samuelson, and Dean A. Bredeson; ISBN#9781305779440

Average number of hours required to be successful in this course:
For 16-week session: 10-15 Hrs/week
For 8-week session: 15-20 Hrs/week

Additional software or supplies:  CengageNow for ALL of the assignments and tests for this class. 

In this course students can expect to complete or participate in the following activities: Students will complete all assignments and tests using CengageNow

Define academic progression in this course: Students will be dropped if they miss 2 or more assignments.

Policy on make-up exams and/or late assignments: No make-up or late assignments are allowed.

Prerequisites- and Co-requisites: none

Required On-Campus Visits: none

Additional information: none

BUS 116

Business Law II

Required Textbooks: Business Law and the Legal Environment for Wayne Community College by Jeffrey F. Beatty, Susan S. Samuelson, and Dean A. Bredeson; ISBN#9781305779440

Average number of hours required to be successful in this course:
For 16-week session: 10-15 Hrs/week
For 8-week session: 15-20 Hrs/week

Additional software or supplies:  CengageNow for ALL of the assignments and tests for this class. 

In this course students can expect to complete or participate in the following activities:

Define academic progression in this course: Students will be dropped if they miss 3 or more assignments in a row or 14 days in a row whichever occurs first.

Policy on make-up exams and/or late assignments: No make-up or late assignments are allowed.

Prerequisites- and Co-requisites: Prerequisite- Bus 115- Business Law I

Required On-Campus Visits: none

Additional information: none

BUS 137

Principles of Management

Required Textbooks: Effective Management, 7th edition, Chuck Williams

Average number of hours required to be successful in this course:
For 16-week session: 4-8 Hrs/week
For 8-week session: 8-16 Hrs/week

Additional software or supplies:  Access code with book for Cengage

In this course students can expect to complete or participate in the following activities: Quizzes, assignments, problem solving, tests

Define academic progression in this course: Students will be dropped if they miss 3 or more assignments or 14 days in a row, whichever occurs first.

Policy on make-up exams and/or late assignments: No make-up or late assignments are allowed.

Prerequisites- and Co-requisites: None

Required On-Campus Visits: None

Additional information: We discuss various topics in management revolving around planning, leading, organizing, and controlling. Along with the traditional learning methods, we will incorporate discussions on current topics in the business world accompanied by different learning techniques including debates, video presentations, and much more.

BUS 153

Human Resource Management

Required Textbooks: Managing Human Resources, 7th edition, by Snell, Morris, Bohlander, ISBN: 9781305778573

Average number of hours required to be successful in this course:
For 16-week session: 10-15 hours per week
For 8-week session: 15-20 hrs per week

Additional software or supplies: Access Codes Required – Textbook comes bundled when purchased from WCC Bookstore.

In this course students can expect to complete or participate in the following activities: Students will complete a variety of assignments using Mindtap/Cengage Website and module tests covering multiple chapters.

Define academic progression in this course: To be successful in the course students must be compliance with the attendance policy. The attendance policy in this course states that getting 3 chapters behind, the student will be dropped. Students must also allow time to read the chapters and complete the assignments and tests to be successful. To be considered successful, students must achieve an overall average of a “C”. Although a “D” is passing (in various curriculum programs), a “C” is needed to demonstrate competency.

Policy on make-up exams and/or late assignments: Assignments and tests must be completed and submitted by the due date. No exceptions!

Prerequisites- and Co-requisites: None

Required On-Campus Visits: None

Additional information: None

BUS 225

Business Finance

Required Textbooks: Fundamentals of Financial Management- ISBN: 9781285918419

Average number of hours required to be successful in this course:
For 16-week session: 3-5 hours per week
For 8-week session: 7-10 hours per week

Additional software or supplies: All assignments and tests are completed using CengageNow. An access code is required to gain access to the in CengageNow. Students need to make sure when purchasing the textbook that it comes bundled with an unused access code.

In this course students can expect to complete or participate in the following activities: Students will complete assignments for each chapter and module tests covering multiple chapters

Define academic progression in this course:To be successful in this course, students must remain in compliance with the attendance policy. The attendance policy in this course states that getting 3 chapters behind will result in the student being dropped from the course. Students must allow the recommended time to read the chapters, complete the chapter assignments and prepare and take the tests to be successful. To be considered successful, students must achieve an overall average of a “C”. Although a “D” is passing (in various programs), a “C” is needed to demonstrate competency.

Policy on make-up exams and/or late assignments: Assignments and tests must be submitted by the due date. No exceptions

Prerequisites- and Co-requisites: ACC 120

Required On-Campus Visits: No required visits to campus.

Additional Information: Instructor provides audio/video lectures demonstrating the various concepts covered in the course.

BUS 239

Business Applications Seminar

Required Textbooks: No Textbook For This Course

Average number of hours required to be successful in this course:
For 16-week session: 3-5 hours per week
For 8-week session: 7-10 hours per week

Additional software or supplies:  All assignments are submitted through Moodle. Students will submit assignments using Microsoft Word (or another word processing program) and Microsoft Excel (or another spreadsheet program).

In this course students can expect to complete or participate in the following activities: Students will complete essay writing assignments, group project, graduate portfolio project, CRC Test, and video assignments.

Define academic progression in this course:To be successful in this course, students must remain in compliance with the attendance policy. The attendance policy in this course states that getting 3 chapters behind will result in the student being dropped from the course. Students must allow the recommended time to read the chapters, complete the chapter assignments and prepare and take the tests to be successful. To be considered successful, students must achieve an overall average of a “C”. Although a “D” is passing, a “C” is needed to demonstrate competency.

Policy on make-up exams and/or late assignments: Assignments and tests must be submitted by the due date. No exceptions.

Prerequisites- and Co-requisites:  ACC 120, BUS 115, BUS 137, MKT 120, ECO 151 or 251 or 252

Required On-Campus Visits: No required visits to campus.

Additional information:  Because of the nature of the course and that some assignments require planning ahead and scheduling it is recommended that students become familiar with all requirements early on in the course. This is a capstone course that students take during their graduating semester.

 BUS 240

Business Ethics

Required Textbooks: Business Ethics: Ethical Decision Making & Cases, 11th Edition ISBN-10: 1305500849 | ISBN-13: 9781305500846

Average number of hours required to be successful in this course:
For 16-week session: 10 hrs/week
For 8-week session: 15 hrs/week

Additional software or supplies: CengageNow is used for this class and it is mandatory that you purchase access for this site

In this course students can expect to complete or participate in the following activities: Multiple choice/case study assignments and an exam

Define academic progression in this course: Students will be dropped if they miss 2 or more assignments

Policy on make-up exams and/or late assignments: Assignments and tests must be completed and submitted by the due date. No exceptions!

Prerequisites- and Co-requisites: None

Required On-Campus Visits: None

Additional information: There is a Business Administration Lab for students that need some additional assistance. The lab hours are listed on the syllabus and in the Moodle course.

BUS 260

Business Communications

Required Textbooks: Essentials of Business Communication 10th edition

Average number of hours required to be successful in this course:
For 16-week session: 10 hours/week
For 8-week session:15 hours/week

Additional software or supplies: None

In this course students can expect to complete or participate in the following activities: Discussion forums, quizzes, and an exam

Define academic progression in this course: Students will be dropped if they miss 2 or more assignments

Policy on make-up exams and/or late assignments: Assignments and tests must be completed and submitted by the due date. No exceptions!

Prerequisites- and Co-requisites:none

Required On-Campus Visits: none

Additional information: There is a Business Administration Lab for students that need some additional assistance. The lab hours are listed on the syllabus and in the Moodle course.


CIS 110 – Introduction to Computers

Required Textbooks: Preparation for MOS Certification: Word & PowerPoint 2013; Vermaat and Sebok; ISBN #: 9781305771550

Average number of hours required to be successful in this course:

16-week course: 5-6 hours/week

8-week course: 10-12 hours/week

Additional software or supplies: The textbook bundle comes with the textbook, SAM access code, and Microsoft Office 2013. All are required for this course.

In this course students can expect to complete or participate in the following activities:  This class is very hands-on and software-driven. Students will be completing 5 chapters of Word, 4 chapters of PowerPoint, 2 chapters of Excel, and computer literacy skills.

Define academic progression in this course: Students typically have 1 week per chapter to submit assignments. If a student does not complete assignments for 14 consecutive days, they will be dropped from the course.

Policy on make-up exams and/or late assignments: No late work is accepted and no make-ups will be assigned per department policy and the course syllabus.

Prerequisites- and Co-requisites: CIS 070 or appropriate score on computer skills test

Required On-Campus Visits: None required; IST instructors host a computer lab for Microsoft Office students on Fridays from 9-11. Any student taking CIS 110 is welcome to come to this lab for assistance as needed (online or hybrid students).

Additional information: Students will have an opportunity to take 2 industry-recognized certifications; Word 2013 and PowerPoint 2013. These certifications are used by managers across the board in many fields as a factor in hiring and promoting.


 ENG 111

Writing and Inquiry

Required Textbooks: VanderMey, Randall, et al. The College Writer: A Guide to Thinking, Writing, and Researching. 5th ed. Stamford: Cengage, 2015. ISBN-13:  978-1285438016.

Average number of hours required to be successful in this course:
For 16-week session: 3-8 hours/week
For 8-week session:

Additional software or supplies: Extremely reliable computer equipment and internet service.  At least two other options for reliable computer equipment and internet service should your “usual” sources not be available; deadlines must be met, and problems with computer and internet technology will NOT be a valid reason for missing deadlines.  WCC library card to access online research and videos and a good college dictionary

In this course students can expect to complete or participate in the following activities: readings, papers, process assignments, drafts, reading responses, forums, outlines, and quizzes

Define academic progression in this course: Students are expected to complete all work assigned and participate meaningfully in any online discussion forums. Since this is an online course – not a face-to-face course – students who miss submitting two or more assignments in a row, are at risk for being withdrawn.

Policy on make-up exams and/or late assignments: Make-up of tests and assignments: Work will not be accepted after a deadline unless a student has received instructor-approval to turn in work late; that approval must have been given at least 24 hours before a deadline. If no such approval has been requested or granted, students should send whatever work has been completed on an assignment by the deadline to demonstrate that progress has been made on that assignment. It will then be up to the instructor as to whether the incomplete work receives any points, or if the student may be allowed to complete more work on the assignment in the future in an effort to receive more points.

Prerequisites- and Co-requisites: DRE 098 or other program multiple measure requirements

Required On-Campus Visits: none

Additional information: n/a

ENG 112

Writing/Research in the Disciplines

Required Textbooks: VanderMey, Randall, et al. The College Writer: A Guide to Thinking, Writing, and Researching. 5th ed. Stamford: Cengage, 2015. ISBN-13:  978-1285438016.

Average number of hours required to be successful in this course:
For 16-week session: 3-8 hours/week
For 8-week session: n/a

Additional software or supplies: Extremely reliable computer equipment and internet service,  At least two other options for reliable computer equipment and internet service should your “usual” sources not be available; deadlines must be met, and problems with computer and internet technology will NOT be a valid reason for missing deadlines, WCC library card to access online research and videos,  A good college dictionary

In this course students can expect to complete or participate in the following activities:  readings, writing (papers, outlines, writing mechanics
Define academic progression in this course: Students are expected to complete all work assigned and participate meaningfully in any online discussion forums. Since this is an online course – not a face-to-face course – students who miss submitting two or more assignments in a row, are at risk for being withdrawn.

Policy on make-up exams and/or late assignments: Work will not be accepted after a deadline unless a student has received instructor-approval to turn in work late; that approval must have been given at least 24 hours before a deadline. If no such approval has been requested or granted, students should send whatever work has been completed on an assignment by the deadline to demonstrate that progress has been made on that assignment. It will then be up to the instructor as to whether the incomplete work receives any points, or if the student may be allowed to complete more work on the assignment in the future in an effort to receive more points.

Prerequisites- and Co-requisites: Prerequisite: Eng 111 (C or better)

Required On-Campus Visits: none

Additional information: none


HIS 131

American History I

Required Textbooks: Ayers, Edward; Gould, Lewis; Oshinsky, David; Soderlund, Jean.  American Passages: A History of the United States. Advantage Books. 4th Edition. Boston: Wadsworth, 2010. ISBN – 13: 978-0-547-16646-9

Average number of hours required to be successful in this course:
For 16-week session: 3-8 hours/week
For 8-week session:

Additional software or supplies: none

In this course students can expect to complete or participate in the following activities: Discussion forums, individual writing assignments, tests and a final exam

Define academic progression in this course: If a student fails to complete 20% of assignments (quizzes, written and discussion forums – 4 assignments) by the scheduled deadlines, the student will be dropped from the class. Also, if a student does not log in for fourteen consecutive days, the student will be dropped.

Policy on make-up exams and/or late assignments: Students must pay careful attention to the deadlines for completing each assignment. Not completing an assignment results in a zero. Each day a written assignment/group project is late there will be a ten point reduction in the grade. Each day a discussion assignment is late there will be a five point deduction per late post.

Prerequisites- and Co-requisites: Prerequisite: RED 090, ENG 095, or DRE 098/ No Co-requisites

Required On-Campus Visits: none

Additional information:  none

HIS 132

American History II

Required Textbooks:  Ayers, Edward; Gould, Lewis; Oshinsky, David; Soderlund, Jean.  American Passages: A History of the United States. Advantage Books. 4th Edition. Boston: Wadsworth, 2010.
ISBN – 13: 978-0-547-16646-9

Average number of hours required to be successful in this course:

For 16-week session: 3-8 hours/week

For 8-week session:

Additional software or supplies: None

In this course students can expect to complete or participate in the following activities: discussion forums, papers, tests/quizzes

Define academic progression in this course:  If a student fails to complete 20% of assignments (quizzes, written and discussion forums – 4 assignments) by the scheduled deadlines, the student will be dropped from the class. Also, if a student does not log in for fourteen consecutive days, the student will be dropped.

Policy on make-up exams and/or late assignments: Students must pay careful attention to the deadlines for completing each assignment. Not completing an assignment results in a zero. Each day a written assignment is late there will be a ten point reduction in the grade. Each day a discussion assignment is late there will be a five point deduction per late post. Three posts are required per discussion.

Prerequisites- and Co-requisites: Prerequisites RED 090 or ENG 095 or DRE 098

Required On-Campus Visits: none

Additional information: none


HUM 110

Technology and Society

Required Textbooks: Thomas A. Easton,”Taking Sides: Clashing Views in Science, Technology, and Society” 10th ed., ISBN: 9780078050459

Average number of hours required to be successful in this course:
For 16-week session: 9 hours per week
For 8-week session: n/a

Additional software or supplies: n/a

In this course students can expect to complete or participate in the following activities: Discussion forums, journals, 3 tests, and one research paper.

Define academic progression in this course: Attendance is a vital part of this course. If a student fails to complete 20% of assignments (quizzes, written and discussion forums) by the scheduled deadlines, the student will be dropped from the class. Also, if a student does not log in for fourteen consecutive days, the student will be dropped.

Policy on make-up exams and/or late assignments: Late assignments will lose ten points for every 24 hours that they are late.

Prerequisites- and Co-requisites: RED 090 or ENG 095 or DRE 098

Required On-Campus Visits: None

Additional information:
The following ten-point grading scale will be used by this course:
90-100=A
80-89=B
70-79=C
60-69=D
Below 60=F


MAT 143

Quantitative Literacy

Required Textbook(s): Using & Understanding Mathematics A Quantitative Reasoning Approach, 6th edition by Bennett & Briggs and published by Pearson, ISBN: 978-0321914620

Average number of hours required to be successful in this course:

16-week session: 12 -16 hours per week

Additional software or supplies: TI-84 Graphing Calculator MyMathLab software access code (Included in the purchase of a new book, ordered online with the purchase of used book) Scanner or access to a scanner to submit work

In this course students can expect to complete or participate in the following activities: Discussion Forums, Labs, timed quizzes and test, unit projects

Define academic progression in this course: Student must log in each week and complete the assignments that are due for that week. Two consecutive weeks (14 days) of not doing work results in a drop from the course.

Policy on make-up exams and/or late assignments: NO LATE WORK ACCEPTED!!! NO MAKE UP TESTS/QUIZZES

Pre-requisites and co-requisites: none

Required On-Campus Visits: While no on-campus visits are required, if you do not have the necessary materials at home, you may need to use the open computer lab to be successful in the course.

Additional Information: PLEASE UNDERSTAND this is an ONLINE course, which requires dedication to understand the concepts, self-discipline to get the assignments complete, and organization to turn assignments in on time. Your grade in the course will truly reflect your work ethic throughout the semester.

MAT 171

Precalculus Algebra

Required Textbook(s): Precalculus plus MyMathLab with Pearson eText-Access Card Package, 5th edition, Robert Blitzer, ISBN-13 9780321900517

Average number of hours required to be successful in this course:

For 16-week session: 12-15 hours per week

For 8-week session: 20-30 hours per week

Additional software or supplies: You must be able to download and register for MyMathLab which comes with an access code you can get with a new text or can be purchased with a credit card through the publisher (Pearson). TI Graphing Calculator needed for this course.

In this course students can expect to complete or participate in the following activities: In this course, you will have to participate in discussion forums (1 per unit), MyMathLab quizzes, MyMathLab homework, and Tests in Moodle. I post weekly overviews, weekly checklists, lecture notes, videos, and other resources to help you be successful in this course.

Define academic progression in this course: Class attendance is essential if you plan to be successful; therefore, you must login weekly and complete the assignments that have been posted. If you have not participated during any two-week time frame (14 consecutive days), you will be dropped from the class. In addition, you can be dropped if you do not complete three nonconsecutive weeks of online assignments. You must complete the Enrollment Verification Quiz during the first 10% of the class to be considered enrolled in the course.

Policy on make-up exams and/or late assignments: I do not allow any make-up exams and I do not take any late assignments. You have one week to complete the work posted. One week time blocks are plenty of time to complete all the work required if you do not procrastinate.

Prerequisites and Co-requisites: Prerequisites: MAT 080 or MAT 070 and DMA 060 – 080 or MAT 060 and DMA 040 – 080 or DMA 010 – 080 or MAT 121 or Appropriate score on placement tests. Co-requisites: None Students taking MAT 171 must take MAT 172 for Precalculus credit.

Required On-Campus Visits: None

Additional Information: For additional help in the course; – visit Academic Skills Center or take advantage of their online tutoring – visit my office for help – email me and I will respond within 24 hours – watch videos that I have posted – find videos on YouTube relating to the topic – Khan Academy online – website that accompanies textbook…MyMathLab – Google It…find other online resources


MKT 120

Principles of Marketing

Required Textbooks: MKT 120 Pride/Ferrell – 7th Edition – Foundations of Marketing ISBN 9781337127783

Average number of hours required to be successful in this course:

For 16-week session: 10-15 hours per week

For 8-week session: 15-20 hours per week

Additional software or supplies: Access Codes Required-Comes Bundled When Purchased From WCC Bookstore. Students will use Microsoft Word or other word processing program to complete assignments.

In this course students can expect to complete or participate in the following activities: Students will complete a variety of assignments using Mindtap/Cengage Website and module tests covering multiple chapters.

Define academic progression in this course: To be successful in the course students must be compliance with the attendance policy. The attendance policy in this course states that getting 3 chapters behind, the student will be dropped. Students must also allow time to read the chapters and complete the assignments and tests to be successful. To be considered successful, students must achieve an overall average of a “C”. Although a “D” is passing (in various curriculum programs), a “C” is needed to demonstrate competency.

Policy on make-up exams and/or late assignments: Assignments and tests must be completed and submitted by the due date. No exceptions!

Prerequisites- and Co-requisites: None

Required On-Campus Visits: None

Additional information:  There is a Business Administration Lab for students that need some additional assistance. The lab hours are listed on the syllabus and in the Moodle course.


 

MKT 220

Advertising and Sales Promotion

Required Textbooks: You will NOT need to purchase a book for this course. YOU WILL NEED TO PURCHASE THE ACCESS CODE FROM THE BOOKSTORE. The ebook is located in MindTap (the website your purchased the access code for). You are required to register this access code for this class.

Average number of hours required to be successful in this course:

For 16-week session: 10-15 hours per week

For 8-week session: 15-20 hours per week

Additional software or supplies: Access Codes Required-Comes Bundled When Purchased From WCC Bookstore. Students will use Microsoft Word or other word processing program to complete assignments.

In this course students can expect to complete or participate in the following activities: Students will complete a variety of assignments using Mindtap/Cengage Website and module tests covering multiple chapters.

Define academic progression in this course: To be successful in the course students must be compliance with the attendance policy. The attendance policy in this course states that getting 3 chapters behind, the student will be dropped. Students must also allow time to read the chapters and complete the assignments and tests to be successful. To be considered successful, students must achieve an overall average of a “C”. Although a “D” is passing (in various curriculum programs), a “C” is needed to demonstrate competency.

Policy on make-up exams and/or late assignments: Assignments and tests must be completed and submitted by the due date. No exceptions!

Prerequisites- and Co-requisites: None

Required On-Campus Visits: None

Additional information: There is a Business Administration Lab for students that need some additional assistance. The lab hours are listed on the syllabus and in the Moodle course.