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SUST 100 Introduction to Renewable

Energy Systems

3 Credits

Prerequisites:None. Introduction to energy production systems from renewable sources.Course covers solar,wind,geothermal,bio- mass, anaerobic digestion,and other emerging sources or energy production.System factors are researched.Discussion and exercises

center around renewability and sustainability. SUST 101 Wind Power

3 Credits

Prerequisites:Demonstrated competency through appropriate assessment or earning a grade of“C”or better in MATH 044 or MATH 015. Introduction to wind power systems. The course covers aspects of site selection,topographic map reading,meteorology,wind tur- bine construction,wind power system components,and wind tur-

bine safety.

SUST 102 Solar, Wind, and Geothermal Systems

3 Credits

Prerequisites:INDT 113 or ADMF 113. Installation and maintenance of residential and commercial scale solar power and heat,wind power,and geothermal heat systems.Components,model,and uses of available solar,wind,and geothermal systems are researched and used in the course.

SUST 111 Wind Turbine Mechanical Systems I 3 Credits Prerequisites:Demonstrated competency through appropriate assessment or earning a grade of“C”or better in MATH 044 or MATH 015. The use and maintenance of the mechanical,hydraulic,and electrical systems found in wind turbine systems.The course will cover general wind turbine systems and operations.Troubleshooting for the mechanical,hydraulic,and electrical systems will be covered.

SUST 123 Fundamentals of Biofuel Production3 Credits Prerequisites:Demonstrated competency through appropriate assessment or earning a grade of“C”or better in MATH 044 or MATH 015. Introduction to feedstock’s and production processes of ethanol and biodiesel. This course covers the acquisition,handling, and treatment processes of feedstock’s destined for biofuel produc- tion. Laboratory exercises will include the study of the chemistry and biology used in the biodiesel and fermentation processes.

SUST 201 Bioenergy Feedstock Systems

3 Credits

Prerequisites: None. Collection, transportation, handling, and storage of bio-based feedstocks.Course will focus on energy feedstock from products such as corn stover,switchgrass,and wood-based products

destined for combustion,gasification,pyrolysis,pelletization,and co-firing with coal operations.

SUST 211 Wind Turbine Mechanical Systems II 3 Credits Prerequisites: None.The continuation of Wind Turbine Mechanical System I.This course will cover the interaction of the wind turbine

systems with technologies such as [mechanical] transmission, power generation,and power transmission systems.

SUST 220 Wind Turbine Controls

3 Credits

Prerequisites:None.Introduces the theory and uses of control sys- tems and programmable logic devices (PLD) used in wind turbines from a holistic and application point of view.The course also intro- duces SCADA systems.

TECH 104 Computer Fundamentals for


3 Credits

Prerequisite:None. Designed to integrate computer technology, decision-making and problem-solving skills by using multimedia technology and peripherals.Students will explore technology and the various forms it takes in the industrial world.Software and com- puter programs will be studied along with their computer applica- tions. Students will also learn basic Windows operating system con cepts,word processing,Excel spreadsheets,and research/communi- cation tools within the college.

TMAS 101 Holistic Approach to Massage


3 Credits

Prerequisites:None.Considers the holistic approach to wellness with discussion including the connection of disease,the autonomic nerv- ous system,and the emotions.Explores the importance of the mind-

body connection. TMAS 102 Legal Massage Applications

3 Credits

Prerequisites:None.Presents ethics of medicine and medical prac- tice, as well as legal requirements and implications for allied health professions.Specific emphasis will be placed on the applications of ethics for massage practice situations.Forms,records,and documen- tation considerations will be addressed.Forms appropriate for use in

a massage practice will be generated. TMAS 103 Human Energies

2 Credits

Prerequisites:None.This course helps the student develop an understanding of the human energy system and how this system impacts and reflects the physical,emotional,mental,and spiritual aspects of health.The techniques of several energy therapists will be taught,as well as professional practitioner/client interactions and the importance of self-care.These techniques are useful to aid relaxation,reduce pain,lessen anxiety,and accelerate wound heal-

ing, both for oneself and others. TMAS 104 Hand and Foot Reflexes

2 Credits

Prerequisites: None.Teaches the different aspects and points on the foot and hand relating to other areas of the body.Can be integrated into massage practice or can be an independent approach.An intro- duction to the musculoskeletal,cardiovascular,and nervous systems and their relationship to the zones on the feet are included.Systems disorders,including the sensory and endocrine,are also identified

and discussed.The relationships of the five zones of the foot are identified as are the areas of the spine with spinal nerve innovation

and intervention. TMAS 120 Massage Technician Training I

3 Credits

Prerequisites: Demonstrated competency through appropriate assessment or earning a grade of“C”or better in ENGL 025 and ENGL 032 and MATH 015 or MATH 023 or MATH 050.This course will explore in detail the history of massage,professional and legal issues of massage,sanitation,professional touch,and massage equipment and products.Coursework will include the anatomy,physiology and psychology of the body,by systems,and the effects of massage on each.Disease conditions will be discussed in terms of indications and contraindications for massage.Medical ter- minology will be introduced and used to prepare SOAP note docu- mentation of massages performed.Students will perform circulato- ry massage techniques,body mechanics,and draping skills for full

body relaxation massage. TMAS 122 Massage Financial Management

3 Credits

Prerequisites:None.Provides instruction in massage office financial administration,bookkeeping,materials management and computer applications.Addresses product sales and inventory and bookkeep- ing for tax preparation.Client tracking methods will be discussed. Retirement planning and self-employment/employment issues will

be explored. TMAS 125 Acupressure Theory and Methods

3 Credits

Prerequisites: APHY 101.Introduces the student to information and treatments designed around the approach of Asian medicine includ- ing energy systems,meridians,and the five elements theory.The basics of Shiatsu are included.

TMAS 126 Jin Shin Do Bodymind Acupressure 2 Credits Prerequisites:None.This class presents theories and techniques nec- essary for effective practice of Jin Shin Do Acupressure. Approximately half the time will be in lecture and half in practical hands-on skill.Students will be introduced to the basic theories of Traditional Chinese Medicine which is the basis of all Asian Bodywork.Therapy.Students will learn 57 points in relation to sur- rounding anatomy.After this class,students will be able to utilize simple acupressure techniques alone or combined with massage sessions.With successful completion of this class,students are eligi-

ble to take the Intermediate Jin Shin Do class. TMAS 140 Massage Technician Training II

3 Credits

Prerequisites: APHY 101 and TMAS 120.Client consultations,condi- tions, and treatment plans are discussed.Emotional transference and psychological effects of massage will be addressed.Additional techniques and modalities addressed include deep friction,trigger


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