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Provides an introduction to the diversity of human beliefs and behaviors around the world. Explores cross-cultural similarities and differences in systems of values, family, religion, economics, politics, and social structure, including issues of race and ethnicity. The goals of this course are to foster an appreciation of cultural diversity, to use this appreciation to better understand the student's culture(s), and to learn to be active and aware participants of local and global communities.
Credits: 4Lecture: 4 Lab:
Emphasis on observing and developing fundamental drawing and composition skills. Still life material used extensively. Recommended preparation: ART 115.
Credits: 3Lecture: 1.5 Lab: 4.5
Beginning course in early childhood education which focuses on the teacher as a professional (advocacy, ethical practices, work-force issues, associations); provides strategies to manage an effective program operation; how to plan a safe, healthy learning environment; and gives an overview of the philosophy and history of ECE. Three hours of supervised weekly field placement required.
Credits: 4Lecture: 3 Lab: Other: 3
Acquaints students with the exceptional child and his/her family. Local resources are explored to understand the referral process for children, birth to 5 years of age. Explores typical and atypical development and common delays and disabilities in all domains of child development. Includes discussion about teaching methods and strategies that are adapted or modified to meet individual child needs. Three hours of supervised weekly field placement required. Recommended preparation: ED 140, ED 151.
Credits: 3Lecture: 2 Lab: Other: 3
College Success is designed to give new students a broad overview of college and life success strategies. The course introduces students to college resources, students services and personal behaviors that support successful academic transition, growth and planning. Topics include personal responsibility, self-motivation, time management, academic planning, financial planning, decision making, health and learning styles.
Credits: 3Lecture: 3 Lab:
Covers basic elements of public health and complex ethical and political issues. Open to all COCC students who want to know more about the field of public health, what it is, how it's organized, and how it works. Requirement for OSU-Cascades Exercise Science (EXSS) majors and is equal to H100 at OSU. Meets health requirements for AAOT degree and serves as an elective for any degree or certificate. Recommended preparation: WR 065 or higher.
Introduces water aerobics which improves cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength and flexibility.
Credits: 1Lecture: Lab: 3
Basic Life Support Healthcare Providers course teaches the skills of CPR for victims of all ages (including ventilation with a barrier device, a bag-mask device, and oxygen), use of an automatic external defibrillator and relief of foreign-body airway obstruction in responsive and nonresponsive victims. The course is designed for health care providers who care for patients in a wide variety of settings, both in and out of hospital. Through the American Heart Association (AHA). Course meets the Allied Health and Nursing standards. In order to receive the AHA Healthcare Provider with Basic Life Support Certification card, one must pass a written exam and be able to physically perform all skills required for CPR.
Credits: 1Lecture: 1 Lab:
Introduces mathematics and its application; explains language and symbols used in math; develops concepts in whole number, fraction, and decimal operations and applications; and develops analytical thinking while emphasizing study and learning skills necessary for success in math courses and overcoming anxiety toward math.
Introduction to algebra, integers, rational and real numbers, algebraic expressions, linear equations in one and two variables, and systems of linear equations. Recommended preparation: MTH 020.
Continues development of manipulative algebra skills from MTH 060. Includes algebraic expressions and polynomials, factoring algebraic expressions, rational expressions, roots and radicals, and quadratic equations. Recommended preparation: MTH 060.
Continues the algebra foundation necessary to study college-level mathematics and statistics. Includes systems of equations and inequalities, linear and quadratic regressions, functions and function notation, equation solving through manual and graphical means, inequalities and complex numbers. Graphing calculator required. TI-83 or TI-84 recommended. Recommended preparation: MTH 065.
Math in Society is a rigorous mathematics course designed for students in Liberal Arts and Humanities majors. The course provides a solid foundation in quantitative reasoning, symbolic reasoning, and problem solving techniques needed to be a productive, contributing citizen in the 21st century. Prerequisites: MTH 095 or MTH 098 or minimum placement into MTH 105.
Introduces graphs and functions (linear, quadratic, polynomial, rational, exponential and logarithmic) using a graphing calculator. First term of a precalculus sequence for science students. Graphing calculator required. TI-83 or TI-84 recommended. Recommended preparation: MTH 095.
Examines the definition of deviant behavior. Focuses on deviant behavior of societies as well as individuals including issues such as drugs, organized crime, government deviance and crimes against women. Recommended preparation: WR 121 or SOC 201.
Explores the influence of cultural differences in communication styles and social values and their impact on work, family, legal and economic systems.
WR 121 focuses on rhetorical reading, thinking, and writing as a means of inquiry. Students will gain fluency with key rhetorical concepts and utilize these in a flexible and collaborative writing process, reflecting on their writing process with the goal of developing metacognitive awareness. They will employ conventions, including formal citations, appropriate for a given writing task, attending to the constraints of audience, purpose, genre, and discourse community. Students will compose in two or more genres. Prerequisites: WR 065 or WR 095 or minimum placement into WR 121.
Practical study of effective strategies for creating vivid, dramatic stories. Students learn the basic craft of generating conflict and plot, openings that grab the reader, complications that build tension, and details that reveal character. Critical reading of published authors, prose craft exercises and responding constructively to other student work are essential learning processes. Recommended preparation: WR 121.
For a listing of classes at all COCC campuses, see the Credit Class Schedule.