Course Descriptions

The courses offered by GTCC, are constantly changing, and the following represents the most recent descriptions of courses offered.

For some courses, enrollment is restricted or priority is given to students whose college or curriculum requires that course.

This listing is for informational purposes only and does not constitute a contract. Every attempt is made to provide the most current and correct information. Courses listed here are subject to change without advance notice. Courses are not necessarily offered every term or year. Individual departments or units should be consulted for information regarding frequency of course offerings.

The following is an alpha-numeric listing of course descriptions for all curriculum programs. A three-letter course prefix identifies the program area in which a course is offered. The three or four digit course number identifies a specific course within a program. The course title introduces the subject matter of a course. The group of numbers to the right of a course title gives, in order of information, the lecture hours per week, laboratory and/or shop hours per week, clinic and/or cooperative work hours per week, and the last digit gives the semester credit hours awarded for successful completion of the course.


Academic Related (ACA)
Accounting (ACC)
Aerospace and Flight Training (AER)
Aviation Electronics Technology - Avionics (AET)
Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration (AHR)
Anthropology (ANT)
Architecture (ARC)
Art (ART)
Aerostructure Manufacturing & Repair (ASM)
Astronomy (AST)
Automation and Robotics (ATR)
Automotive Body Repair (AUB)
Automotive (AUT)
Aviation (AVI)
Biology (BIO)
Blueprint Reading (BPR)
Business (BUS)
Carpentry (CAR)
Cyber Crime (CCT)
Civil Engineering and Geomatic (CEG)
Computer Engineering Technology (CET)
Chinese (CHI)
Chemistry (CHM)
Information Systems (CIS)
Civil Engineering (CIV)
Criminal Justice (CJC)
Construction Management (CMT)
Communication (COM)
Cosmetology (COS)
Computer Science (CSC)
Computer Tech Integration (CTI)
Computer Information Technology (CTS)
Culinary (CUL)
Database Management (DBA)
Design Drafting (DDF)
Dental (DEN)
Design: Creative (DES)Developmental Math Module (DMA)
Developmental Mathematics (DMS)
Drafting (DFT)
Digital Media Technology (DME)
Drama/Theatre (DRA)
Developmental Reading (DRE)
Economics (ECO)
Education (EDU)
English As A Foreign Language (EFL)
Engineering (EGR)
Electricity (ELC)
Electronics (ELN)
Emergency Medical Science (EMS)
English (ENG)
Entertainment Technologies (ENT)
Emergency Preparedness (EPT)
Fire Protection (FIP)
French (FRE)
Geology (GEL)
Geography (GEO)
Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
Graphic Arts (GRA)
Graphic Design (GRD)
Gerontology (GRO)

Health (HEA)
Heavy Equipment (HET)
History (HIS)
Healthcare Management (HMT)
Horticulture (HOR)
Hotel and Restaurant Management (HRM)
Human Services (HSE)
Humanities (HUM)
Hydraulics (HYD)
International Business (INT)
Industrial Science (ISC)
Legal Education (LEX)
Logistics (LOG)
Landscape Gardening (LSG)
Machining (MAC)
Mathematics (MAT)
Mechanical (MEC)
Medical Assisting (MED)
Mental Health (MHA)
Marketing and Retailing (MKT)
Maintenance (MNT)
Music (MUS)
Networking Technology (NET)
Network Operating Systems (NOS)
Nursing (NUR)
Office Administration (OST)
Process Control Instrumentation (PCI)
Physical Education (PED)
Philosophy (PHI)
Pharmacy Technology (PHM)
Physics (PHY)
Plumbing (PLU)
Political Science (POL)
Psychology (PSY)
Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA)
Radiography (RAD)
Reading (RED)
Religion (REL)
Substance Abuse (SAB)
Information Systems Security (SEC)
Simulation and Game Development (SGD)
Sociology (SOC)
Spanish (SPA)
Surveying (SRV)
Sustainability Technologies (SST)
Surgical Technology (SUR)
Telecommunications & Network Engineering (TNE)
Turfgrass Management Technology (TRF)
Transportation Technology (TRN)
Work-Based Learning (WBL)
Web Technologies (WEB)
Welding (WLD)

Last published: 11/19/14