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Students will gain confidence in the use of personal computers and the Windows operating system. Topics include fundamental computer terminology, introductory use of a graphic user interface including mouse usage, windows, menus, icons and dialog boxes. Also included are file management and an introduction to word processing, Web browsing and email. Pass/No pass grading.
Credits: 2Lecture: 1 Lab: Other: 2
This course covers the knowledge required to pass the pharmacology section of the Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC) 1 exam. It includes the ways drugs are used, controlled and valued culturally; how the human body functions normally, including knowledge of cells, nerve cells, and basic bodily systems (i.e., respiratory, circulatory, endocrine and digestive; how drugs are absorbed, distributed, metabolized and excreted and how drugs affect these systems).
Credits: 4Lecture: 4 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.
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 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.
Teaches fundamentals of piano performance in a class format.
Credits: 2Lecture: 2 Lab:
Introduces the history of Western fine-art music and its literature. Encompasses the study of musical vocabulary, style, form, principal composers and the historical development of music in various style periods. The content of each course varies somewhat from term to term, but typically MUS 201 covers Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque and Classical era music while MUS 202 discusses music and composers from the Romantic, 20th century and Contemporary periods. MUS 203 typically diverges from Western fine-art music and focuses on various musical styles from around the world. The classes need not be taken in sequence and do not require any previous musical experience. Students interested in learning how to read musical notation (rhythm, notes) should enroll in MUS 101.
Credits: 3Lecture: 3 Lab:
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: minimum placement into college-level reading.
Second course in a two-course series of instruction in developmental writing and reading. Students will study one long text and shorter selections from varying points of view representing the three major academic disciplines of humanities, science, and social science. Mirroring the reading and writing skills used in college, students read and write about the primary ways of thinking across the disciplines. Recommended preparation: WR 060 or minimum placement into WR 065.
For a listing of classes at all COCC campuses, see the Full Class Schedule.