Course Descriptions

The following pages contain the descriptions of transfer and Career and Technical Education (CTE), Continuing Education (CE), and Developmental courses offered by Vernon College. The courses are listed in alphabetical order by prefix.

The first digit of the course number indicates whether the course is usually taken during the first or second year. The second digit refers to the value of each course in credit hours. The third and fourth digits refer to a sequence within the subject field. After the title of a course, lecture and lab hours are noted. At the end of the course description, any required prerequisites and lab/special fees are listed.

In order to offer a wide spectrum of courses to meet individual interests and needs, certain courses in specialized fields may be offered in alternate years or only at a specific VC location. The student should take this into consideration when developing a long-range program. The printed schedules of classes list the specific offering of courses for each VC location each semester.

Vernon College is a member of the Texas Common Course Numbering System (TCCNS), which is a cooperative effort among Texas community colleges and universities to facilitate the transfer of freshman-level and sophomore-level general academic course work. The TCCNS provides a shared, uniform set of course designations for students and their advisors to use in determining both course equivalency and degree applicability of transfer credit on a statewide basis.