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Introduces students to the theory and vocabulary of management in a business setting. All of the major theoretical foundations for understanding individual and group behavior and leadership are reviewed in a lecture and discussion instructional format. Recommended preparation: BA 101.
Credits: 4Lecture: 4 Lab:
Examines the sociological and psychological aspects of the workplace with practical applications. Based on the premise that the practice of sound human relations is essential to success in any context. Group exercises, discussion, and lecture are the pedagogies used, in that order of importance. Recommended preparation: WR 121.
Credits: 3Lecture: 3 Lab:
Outcomes focus on learning Word and Excel competencies as defined by the Industry standard Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification. Prerequisites: CIS 120 or COCC Computer Competency. Recommended preparation: MTH 060, MTH 085 or BA 104.
Credits: 4Lecture: 3 Lab: Other: 2
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.
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: 1Lecture: 1 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.
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.
Focuses on the significance of science, technology and on such topics as the idea of the future and the "limits of the human" as revealed in popular culture through genres such as fiction, film, music, comics, anime and manga and advertising. Recommended preparation: WR 121.
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.
Introduces normal distribution and regression/curve fitting. Covers modeling, graphing and solving of linear and quadratic equations. Introduces problem solving with linear systems of equations. Explores how to clearly communicate sophisticated arguments supported by quantitative evidence using words, tables, graphs, and mathematical equations as appropriate. TI-83 or TI-84 calculator required. Prerequisites: MTH 058.
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 higher 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.
Examines the American political system with its separation of powers, limited authority and guarantee of individual liberty. Includes a study of political ideology, parties, voting, media, and interest groups. Special emphasis will be placed on a detailed study of the Constitution and its application in today's America. Recommended preparation: WR 121.
Comprehensive study of human development over the life span from prenatal through late adult development. Focuses on physical, cognitive and psychosocial changes throughout the human life cycle and emphasizes an interactionist approach to explain developmental processes and outcomes. The major theoretical approaches to psychology are included. Recommended preparation: WR 060 or minimum placement into WR 065.
Applies sociological analysis to contemporary issues and movements. Examples include the environmental crisis, race and ethnic relations, sexual deviancy, drug abuse, health care and violence. Recommended preparation: WR 121 or SOC 201.
Emphasizes enhancing the relationship between speaker and audience through the content, organization and delivery of short oral presentations. Helps relieve student speech anxiety.
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. 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.
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 Credit Class Schedule.