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In this course students will learn about the many exciting and challenging facets of business and its dynamic role in today's environment. Students will gain a working knowledge of components of business including discussion of management, marketing, entrepreneurship and finance. During this course students will be introduced to topics which are covered in greater depth in higher level business courses. Students are encouraged to use this course to explore the breadth of business topics offered in the Business Administration degrees and identify specific areas of interest or specialization.
Credits: 4Lecture: 4 Lab:
Explore features and techniques of both Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel, focusing on skills that are common to IT and business users. Practice skills to prepare for the Microsoft Office Certification. Prerequisites: CIS 120 or CIS 124 or COCC Computer Competency. Recommended preparation: MTH 060 or MTH 085 or BA 104.
Credits: 4Lecture: 3 Lab: Other: 2
Emphasizes enhancing the relationship between speaker and audience through the content, organization and delivery of short oral presentations. Helps relieve student speech anxiety. Recommended preparation: or to be taken with WR 121.
Energy is used as the theme to develop basic understanding of introductory principles of physics. Energy topics include mechanical, acoustic, heat, electric, radiant and nuclear. Emphasis placed on practical application of various energy forms. Recommended preparation: one year of high school algebra or equivalent or concurrent enrollment in MTH 60.
Credits: 4Lecture: 3 Lab: 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:
Beginning Kiksht introduces students to the Kiksht language of the Wasco people. The second term will build on student knowledge of alphabet characters, sounds, and phrases. One of the techniques used to learn the language will be Total Physical Response © (TPR) which is an adopted method used by indigenous language teachers to hear and respond to verbal commands in the target language.
First course in a three-course sequence focused on introductory level skills used in structural plate welding in accordance to AWS D1.1 Structural Steel Welding code. Introduces basic welding processes, safety, nomenclature, and equipment operation for introduction to perform 1F and 2F weldments using shielded metal arc welding (SMAW) welding and gas metal arc welding (GMAW) on mild steel. Recommended preparation: MFG 100.
Credits: 4Lecture: Lab: Other: 8
Emphasizes applications of basic arithmetic skills. Equips students to handle everyday arithmetic problems and lays a foundation for algebra. Topics include ratio, proportion, percent, measurement, perimeter, area, volume and integers. Recommended preparation: MTH 010.
Introduction to algebra, integers, rational and real numbers, algebraic expressions, linear equations in one and two variables, and graphical representations with a focus on modeling and applications. Recommended preparation: Math 020 or higher or minimum placement into MTH 060.
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 or higher or minimum placement into MTH 065.
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 higher 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.
Emphasizes psychology as a scientific process, surveying methods of inquiry. Overview of selected areas of psychological study including: human development through the life span; human sexuality; health psychology; personality theories and assessment; psychological disorders; intervention and therapy; social psychology, and human factors psychology. The major theoretical approaches to psychology are included. Recommended preparation: WR 060 or minimum placement into WR 065.
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.
For a listing of classes at all COCC campuses, see the Full Class Schedule.