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Explores the unique qualities of watercolor as a painting medium. Emphasizes fundamental skills, color, and composition while painting from a variety of subjects. Repeatable for credit.
Credits: 3Hours per WeekLecture: Lab: Other: 6
Introduces principles of effective customer service. Learn to develop and implement customer service strategies using systems, technologies, and communication skills to serve diverse customer needs. By evaluating elements of customer service culture and delivery, students will understand standards of service excellence, causes of service breakdowns, and service recovery techniques.
Credits: 3Hours per WeekLecture: 3 Lab:
Introduces Mandarin Chinese language presented within the context of Chinese culture. Second course of a three-course sequence. Develops fundamental language skills (listening, speaking, reading, and writing) in communicative context. Prerequisites: CHN 101.
Credits: 4Hours per WeekLecture: 4 Lab:
Introductory survey of the functional components of the U.S. criminal justice system. Includes law enforcement, the courts and corrections.
Provides experience in a K-12 classroom. Applies course content and learning theories in an interactive learning environment. Places students in classroom with mentor teacher guidance. Requires criminal history check. May be repeated to add classroom experience to ED courses. Recommended to be taken with: ED 112 or ED 200 or ED 216 or ED 219 or ED 253.
Credits: 1Hours per WeekLecture: Lab: Other: 3
This course provides an overview of children's literature across the early childhood curriculum (preschool-primary grades) from a curricular perspective. Different genres of children's literature will be examined as it relates to curricular areas: literacy, math, science, history, health, movement, music, and the arts. This course is recommended for early childhood and education majors. This course will address the importance of literacy acquisition of young children (preschool through the primary grades) and how children's literature can support co-curricular standards, goal, and objectives.
Compares and contrasts various teaching methods for children ages 3 to 8 years. Focuses on constructivist teaching methodology and strategies, based on best practices in early childhood education. Three hours of supervised weekly field placement required. Recommended preparation: WR 121Z, ED 140, ED 150, and ED 151.
Credits: 4Hours per WeekLecture: 3 Lab: Other: 3
Examines diverse modes of autobiographical writing as texts that represent the self in society and where writers construct and represent memories. Explores the ways in which writers construct and represent memory and the impact these narratives have on our understanding of the political and cultural context in which they are produced. Explores autobiography from various places and periods. Recommended preparation: WR 121Z.
Introduces science underlying geospatial technologies including geographic information systems, global positioning systems, satellite and unmanned aerial systems imagery, and cartography. Introduces how geospatial technology can be used with the scientific method to investigate questions in a broad range of fields including the sciences, social sciences, and humanities.
Credits: 4Hours per WeekLecture: 3 Lab: 3
First aid and 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; 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 a first aid card and an American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Provider Adult & Pediatric CPR card. Recommended preparation: WR 065 or WR 121Z or minimum placement Wr/Comm Level 9.
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.
Presents the fundamentals of music making, including notation of pitch, rhythm, music terminology, scales, key signatures, intervals and chord spelling. Requires no previous musical experience. This course is an ideal preparation for students who intend to enroll in MUS 111, Music Theory. Students interested in learning about music history, styles and composers (Baroque, Classical, Romantic, etc.) should consider MUS 201, MUS 202 or MUS 203.
Introductory survey of the variety of emotional, mental and behavioral disorders experienced by humans. History, theoretical perspectives, diagnostic criteria and issues, etiology and treatment strategies are covered for the major forms of psychopathology. Recommended preparation: WR 060 (or higher) or minimum placement Wr/Comm Level 5.
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.
A companion course to WR 121Z for students who place into WR 098. Supports students by incrementally breaking down assignments while building self-efficacy and growth mindset to increase academic success. P/NP grading. Prerequisites: WR 065 or minimum placement Wr/Comm Level 7.
Co-requisites: WR 121ZCredits: 2Hours per WeekLecture: 2 Lab:
Engages students in the study and practice of critical thinking, reading, and writing. The course focuses on analyzing and composing across varied rhetorical situations and in multiple genres. Students will apply key rhetorical concepts flexibly and collaboratively throughout their writing and inquiry processes. Prerequisites: WR 065 or minimum placement Wr/Comm Level 9.
For a listing of classes at all COCC campuses, see the Full Class Schedule.