Now Offering 12 Week Courses

By Manhattan Tech on January 11, 2021

Manhattan Tech is now offering 12-week general education courses! Many of these courses are approved as a Kansas Board of Regents Systemwide Transfer Course to be accepted as general education credit at any public post-secondary institution in Kansas. Courses are offered at both our Manhattan Campus and Wamego Center.

Sign up Now! Courses will commence on February 15th, 2021.

12 week Spring 2021 Courses

Manhattan Campus
  • English Composition I*
  • English Composition II*
  • Introduction to Chemistry*
  • Intermediate Algebra
  • Elementary Statistics*
  • General Psychology*
Wamego Center
  • Nutrition*
  • General Psychology*
  • Human Growth and Development*
  • Public Speaking*
     
*Kansas Board of Regents Systemwide Transfer Course.
Additional course specific information can be found using the course search or referencing the descriptions in the drop downs below.
Some of the course listed above can accomodate remote learning. For additional information reach out to advising@manhattantech.edu

Course Descriptions

Course Credit Hours

NTR 105 Nutrition
This course provides students with an understanding of the basic nutritional principles that can affect everyday lifestyles. Topics to be covered include: food selection, macronutrients & micronutrients and their function within the body, digestion and absorption of nutrients, energy balance, and water and electrolyte balance. Possible topics to be covered include: use and function of supplements, alcohol metabolism, food safety, sports nutrition, eating disorders, pregnancy and nutritional concerns, and geriatric nutrition.
Prerequisite(s): None

3 SCH

PSY 100 General Psychology
This course will serve as an overview of the major fields within psychology with an emphasis on developing an understanding of psychology as the science of human thought and behavior. The learning outcomes and competencies meet or exceed the outcomes and competencies specified by the Kansas Core Outcomes project for this course, as sanctioned by the Kansas Board of Regents. 
Prerequisite(s): None

3 SCH

PSY 125 Human Growth & Development
This course offers information concerning normal physical, psychological, and social development changes that occur in a person from birth to death. Specific information identifying factors which influence human development and changes in family structure and living during the life cycle are covered. 
Prerequisite(s): PSY100 recommended

3 SCH

COMM 115 Public Speaking
This course is an elementary course in the study and practice of the basic principles of speech and interpersonal communication with emphasis on critical thinking, the creative and intelligent selection of material, organization and oral presentation.
Prerequisite(s): None

3 SCH

Course Credit Hours

COM 105 English Composition I
English Composition I is an introduction to expository writing emphasizing expression of ideas, structure, organization, development, and grammatical correctness. The course offers practice in researching, revising, and editing.

Prerequisite(s): Meet placement guidelines

3 SCH

MAT 110 Intermediate Algebra
This course is designed for students who have only one year of high school algebra, are inadequately prepared for College Algebra, or score in the prescribed range on the ASSET/COMPASS exams. Topics covered will include Number Systems, Linear Equations and Inequalities, Lines, Systems of Linear Equations and Inequalities, Polynomials, Exponents, Rational Expressions and Quadratic Equations.

Prerequisite(s): Meet placement guidelines

3 SCH

PHY 100 General Physics
Physics is the study of translational and rotational motion, force, work, mechanical and thermal energy, linear and angular momentum, fluid mechanics, electricity and magnetism in industrial applications.

Prerequisite(s): Intermediate Algebra

5 SCH

PSY 100 General Psychology
This course will serve as an overview of the major fields within psychology with an emphasis on developing an understanding of psychology as the science of human thought and behavior. The learning outcomes and competencies meet or exceed the outcomes and competencies specified by the Kansas Core Outcomes project for this course, as sanctioned by the Kansas Board of Regents.

Prerequisite(s): None

3 SCH

CHM 105 Introduction to Chemistry
This course will enable students to understand the scientific method, improve knowledge of basic math skills, work with scientific materials, and apply scientific reasoning to real world problems. Application will be made by relating structure and behavior of matter to its function in health and life.

Prerequisite(s): High school Algebra with “C” or higher

5 SCH

COM 106 English Composition II
English Composition I is an introduction to expository writing emphasizing expression of ideas, structure, organization, development, and grammatical correctness. The course offers practice in researching, revising, and editing.

Prerequisite(s): COM 105 with a grade of C or higher

3 SCH

MAT 145 Elementary Statistics
Elementary Statistics is an introductory study of the fundamentals of modern statistics and probability. The main topics covered include descriptive methods, inductive statistics, probability, estimation and tests of hypotheses, along with other topics as time allows.

Prerequisite(s): MAT 110 with a grade of C or higher

3SCH