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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:
Follows the Internet and Computing Core Certificate (IC3) national standard for digital literacy used at numerous colleges and universities across the country as well as industry. Course objectives are broken down into three modules: Computer Fundamentals, Key Applications, and Living Online. Provides knowledge and skills needed to use computers successfully at the college level. Recommended preparation: CIS 010 and CIS 070 or equivalent computer skills.
Credits: 4Hours per WeekLecture: 3 Lab: Other: 2
Explore features and techniques of both Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel, focusing on skills that are common to IT and business users. Focus on skills needed to prepare for the Excel and Word Associate Microsoft Office Specialist Certifications. Prerequisites: CIS 120 or CIS 124 or COCC Computer Competency.
Emphasizes developing communication skills by examining and demonstrating how self-awareness, audience, content, and occasion influence the creation and delivery of speeches and presentations. Reduces speaking anxiety. Recommended preparation: or to be taken with WR 121Z.
Credits: 4Hours per WeekLecture: 4 Lab:
Explores human purpose, literary structures, and cultural values within a variety of short stories and/or novels. Features close reading, interpretation and evaluation of selected works of fiction, with attention to authors’ contexts and their creative processes, narrative elements, and reader responses. Explores topics and literatures from diverse viewpoints, backgrounds, and perspectives. Recommended preparation: WR 121Z.
Cultural and historical overview of the changing attitudes toward wilderness as reflected through literature and the history of federal land legislation. Attempts to define the social and economic values of wilderness lands and where they occur geographically. A reading intensive course.
Introduces students to the study of the ever-changing Earth, with a focus on hands-on exploration. Designed for students with limited geology background. Field trips will occasionally substitute for labs. Recommended preparation: MTH 060 or minimum placement Math Level 10.
Credits: 4Hours per WeekLecture: 3 Lab: 3
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: 1Hours per WeekLecture: 1 Lab:
An exploration of present-day applications of mathematics focused on developing numeracy. Major topics include quantitative reasoning and problem-solving strategies, probability and statistics, and financial mathematics; these topics are to be weighted approximately equally. This course emphasizes mathematical literacy and communication, relevant everyday applications, and the appropriate use of current technology. Recommended preparation: MTH 095 or MTH 098 or higher or minimum placement Math level 14.
A course primarily designed for students preparing for trigonometry or calculus. This course focuses on functions and their properties, including polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic, piecewise-defined, and inverse functions. These topics will be explored symbolically, numerically, and graphically in real life applications and interpreted in context. This course emphasizes skill building, problem solving, modeling, reasoning, communication, connections with other disciplines, and the appropriate use of present-day technology. Recommended preparation: MTH 095 or minimum placement Math Level 18.
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.
Builds on concepts and processes emphasized in WR 121Z, engaging with inquiry, research, and argumentation in support of students’ development as writers. The course focuses on composing and revising in research-based genres through the intentional use of rhetorical strategies. Students will find, evaluate, and interpret complex material, including lived experience; use this to frame and pursue their own research questions; and integrate material purposefully into their own compositions. Prerequisites: WR 121Z.
For a listing of classes at all COCC campuses, see the Credit Class Schedule.