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A specialized survey of the art of Non-Western cultures around the world, from the Prehistoric past through the present day. This course will examine the artistic and cultural traditions of Islam , India, East Asia, the Pacific Islands, Sub-Saharan Africa, and the Americas. The course will focus on understanding select works of art and architecture within their original cultural, religious, and historical contexts, and will contrast various Non-Western artistic philosophies and values with those of the Western world. Recommended preparation: WR 065.
Credits: 4Lecture: 4 Lab:
Introduces approaches to the understanding and appreciation of the visual arts. Provides a foundation in the basic concepts, vocabulary of the elements and principles of design as well as materials, methods and processes. A wide variety of artworks are explored. May include some hands-on experience with various mediums.
Gives students skills in basic money management. Investigates spending habits and develops personal and family financial budgets. Also focuses on dealing with financial institutions, applying for loans and establishing personal credit. Develops understanding of managing major household expenses. Develops skill in renting, buying and selling residential property. Also focuses on buying and leasing transportation, personal income taxes and different types of insurance. Covers scope and planning of investments and retirement planning. Students develop understanding of different investments including mutual funds, stock market, real estate as an investment and Social Security. Also covers wills and trusts.
Credits: 3Lecture: 3 Lab:
Covers intermediate and advanced features of Excel 2010 such as lists, pivot tables, working with multiple worksheets, templates, what-if-analysis, data tables, advanced formulas and functions, goal seek, solver, consolidating and importing data. Students will apply these Excel features to create and revise business worksheets. Recommended preparation: CIS 120 and CIS 131.
Credits: 4Lecture: 3 Lab: Other: 2
Introduces program and curricular activities that enhance a child's development of math, science, and technology understanding and skills. Processes explored are constructivist in nature, with a focus on interdisciplinary approaches. Three hours of supervised weekly field placement required. Recommended preparation: ED 140.
Credits: 3Lecture: 2 Lab: Other: 3
Provides an introduction to properties and structures of matter, chemical bonding, solutions, equilibrium, electrolytes, and acids and bases. Also includes quantitative discussions of the mole, stoichiometry and solution concentration. Recommended preparation: one year of high school algebra or equivalent or concurrent enrollment in MTH 60.
Credits: 4Lecture: 3 Lab: 3
Introduces both first aid and wellness topics, such as immediate and temporary care for injury and illness, control of bleeding, care for poisoning, splinting, bandaging and transportation, as well as fitness, nutrition and stress management. Students earn first aid and CPR cards in both adult and infant from the National Safety Council upon completion of course. Recommended preparation: WR 65 and MTH 20 or higher.
Provides an overview of United States history from approximately 1920 to the present, covering the modern period. Topics include the end of World War I and its consequences, modernity, the Great Depression, World War II, the Cold War, foreign policy determinants & conflicts since WWII, Civil Rights, 1960s-70s social and cultural changes, shifting economic and social role of government, feminism and changing status of women since WWII, immigration, 20th century society and culture, late 20th century politics, terrorism and other recent developments. Need not be taken in sequence.
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 and inequalities in one and two variables, and systems of equations and inequalities. 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.
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.
Promotes enhanced personal and work relationships by presenting the theoretical concepts and practical skills used in effective one-to-one communication.
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.
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.
This transfer course emphasizes forms of writing appropriate in the workplace rather than academic essays. This course addresses the following topics: evaluation of audiences, writing situations, and sources; document design; research processes; visual aids all contributing to a major research project. Prerequisites: WR 121.
For a listing of classes at all COCC campuses, see the Credit Class Schedule.