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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.
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
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:
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.
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.
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.
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 MTH 098 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.
Promotes enhanced personal and work relationships by presenting the theoretical concepts and practical skills used in effective one-to-one communication.
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.