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Emphasizes observing and developing fundamental drawing and composition skills. Uses still life material extensively. Covers historical and cultural approaches to drawing and drawing materials. Recommended preparation: ART 115.
Credits: 3Hours per WeekLecture: Lab: Other: 6
Introduces students to prevailing practices of written and oral communication in business organizations, with special attention to audience-adaptation strategies and developing a modern communication style. Includes instruction in formatting techniques, document design, graphics, research strategies and documentation. Recommended preparation: WR 065 or minimum placement Wr/Comm Level 7.
Credits: 3Hours per WeekLecture: 3 Lab:
Focuses on historical background, current practices and contemporary issues within correctional processes, institutions and policies pertaining to offenders. Emphasizes the goals of corrections, including deterrence and rehabilitation and the role of local, state and federal corrections in the criminal justice system, including community corrections.
Credits: 4Hours per WeekLecture: 4 Lab:
Introduces observation techniques and tools to accurately collect data on children and how to use assessments to make appropriate decisions about the child's needs regarding programming and the early childhood education environment. Three hours of supervised weekly field placement required. Recommended preparation: ED 140.
Credits: 4Hours per WeekLecture: 3 Lab: Other: 3
Provides the following skills: Basic life support for patients of all ages (including ventilation with a barrier device and a bag-mask device), use of an automatic external defibrillator and relief of choking in responsive and non-responsive patients. Designed for providers who care for patients in a wide variety of settings, both in and out of hospital. In order to receive the AHA BLS Provider Certification card, one must pass a written exam and be able to physically perform all skills required for CPR.
Credits: 1Hours per WeekLecture: 1 Lab:
First Aid & CPR instruction. First aid includes: immediate and temporary care for a wide variety of injuries, illnesses, conditions. CPR includes: patients of all ages; ventilation with a face shield, pocket mask and a bag-mask device; use of an automated external defibrillator (AED); relief of choking; both one- and two-person CPR; and compression-only CPR. Practical exam includes individual hands-on testing; successful completion of course results in National Safety Council Standard First Aid - card valid for three years and American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) for Provider Adult & Pediatric CPR - card valid for two years. Recommended preparation: WR 065 or WR 121 or minimum placement Wr/Comm Level 9.
Introduces the basic techniques of yoga incorporating a wide range of yoga styles. Classes vary according to instructor offerings, which include Ashtanga, Hatha, Vinyasa, Yin, Restorative and Kundalini.
Credits: 1Hours per WeekLecture: Lab: Other: 3
This course examines cultural diversity as recorded in American literature since 1965, emphasizing literary and cultural values in poetry, fiction, and drama. Readings focus on writers’ views of life within historically marginalized groups based on ethnicity, gender, and sexual identity. Recommended preparation: WR 121.
Introduces 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: MTH 015 or higher or minimum placement Math Level 7.
Builds on MTH 015 to present mathematics in the context of “math you encounter in your daily life”. Introduces and applies pattern recognition, estimation and number sense, working with units, negative numbers, order of operations, and using basic equations and formulas. Explores how to clearly communicate arguments supported by quantitative evidence using words, tables, graphs, and when appropriate, equations and mathematical models. Recommended preparation: MTH 015 or minimum placement in Math Level 7.
Credits: 4Hours per WeekLecture: 3 Lab: 3
Develop rhetorical reading, thinking, and writing skills as tools for success in reading and writing college level texts. Develop an understanding and basic fluency with key rhetorical concepts, such as audience and purpose, for both reading and writing. Evaluate their reading and writing as processes in order to examine and develop their own practice. Employ MLA conventions for format and citations in writing. Produce at least 2,000 words of revised, final draft copy, including at least one thesis-driven, minimum 1,000-word academic essay. P/NP grading. Recommended preparation: WR 060 or minimum placement Wr/Comm Level 5.
WR 122 continues the focus of WR 121 in its review of rhetorical concepts and vocabulary, in the development of reading, thinking, and writing skills, along with metacognitive competencies understood through the lens of a rhetorical vocabulary. Specifically, students will identify, evaluate, and construct chains of reasoning, a process that includes an ability to distinguish assertion from evidence, recognize and evaluate assumptions, and select sources appropriate for a rhetorical task. Students will employ a flexible, collaborative, and appropriate composing process, working in multiple genres, and utilizing at least two modalities. Prerequisites: WR 121.
For a listing of classes at all COCC campuses, see the Full Class Schedule.