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This is the schedule for all the classes at the Redmond campus for the current term.
Surveys the major periods of visual arts in the West with an emphasis on the Baroque through early Modern eras. Introduces students to the concepts of art and surveys the development of art in historical context from the early 1600s through the turn of the 20th Century. Emphasizes selected works of painting, sculpture, architecture, and other arts studied in relation to the cultures producing them. Recommended preparation: WR 065.
Credits: 4Hours per weekLecture: 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.
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: 3Hours per weekLecture: 3 Lab:
Continuation of examination of the structure and function of the human body utilizing a systems approach. BI 233 emphasizes the anatomical and physiological relationships between the lymphatic/immune, respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive systems. Concurrent labs include hands-on dissections of a variety of tissues, organs, fetal pigs and/or cats. For students in pre-nursing and other pre-professional health programs. This course includes animal dissection and cadaver observation. Prerequisites: BI 232.
Credits: 4Hours per weekLecture: 3 Lab: 3
Introduces basic principles of general chemistry, including atomic theory, chemical formulas and equations, bonding, stoichiometry, acid/base chemistry, and solutions. Supporting laboratory work included. Not designed for science majors. Prerequisites: MTH 95 or MTH 105 (or higher) or minimum placement into MTH 105.
Credits: 5Hours per weekLecture: 4 Lab: 3
Introductory survey of the functional components of the U.S. criminal justice system. Includes law enforcement, the courts and corrections.
The World of Violent Criminals takes a scholarly, comprehensive and empirical examination of serial murder in the United States. This course is intended for students interested in understanding multiple homicide, the nature of serial killing, the offenders and their victims. Students will be exposed to concepts and information that will help prepare them to understand society's most dangerous criminals.
Promotes enhanced personal and work relationships by presenting the theoretical concepts and practical skills used in effective one-to-one communication.
This course provides the student with knowledge about common social, emotional and mental health concerns in early childhood and explores developmentally appropriate classroom guidance strategies for supporting children’s social and emotional skills.
Credits: 3Hours per weekLecture: 2 Lab: Other: 3
Issues of child abuse are presented from the multidisciplinary perspectives of education, criminal justice and psychology. Topics covered include definition and prevalence of child abuse, lifelong effects, prevention, identification and intervention. The course will focus on biopsychosocial outcomes and education concerns, as well as legal processes and implications from criminal justice.
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:
Helps students develop a comprehensive approach to the management of stress. Examines the historical, emotional, intellectual, spiritual, psychological and physiological foundations of the stress concept. This broad understanding of stress will be the basis for the study of the role that stress plays in health and disease. Students will experiment with a wide variety of stress management and relaxation techniques. Recommended preparation: WR 065 or higher.
Introduces a comprehensive overview of wellness concepts including fitness, nutrition, stress, disease prevention, and various other lifestyle factors that improve the quality of life. Each student's health and fitness is individually evaluated through a series of tests measuring cardiovascular endurance, strength, body composition, flexibility, blood pressure, nutrition, stress levels and blood lipid and blood glucose. Recommended preparation: or to be taken with WR 65 and MTH 20 or higher.
Introduces the basic techniques of yoga incorporating a wide range of yoga styles. Classes vary according to instructor offerings, which include Ashtanga, Hatha, Vinyasa, Yin, Restorative and Kundalini.
Credits: 1Hours per weekLecture: Lab: Other: 3
This course is in development.
Credits: 1 to 4Hours per weekLecture: Lab: Other: 3
Provides new MATC students with the required information before participating in self-directed learning at MATC. Includes understanding MATC procedures, safety, manufacturing careers, introduction to lean manufacturing and computer login procedures. P/NP grading.
Provides student with training to read and interpret various types of industrial blueprints used in manufacturing/fabrication. Includes interpretation of line types, geometric tolerancing and dimensioning, surface finish callouts, auxiliary views and orthographic projection. Prerequisites with concurrency: MTH 020 or higher or minimum placement into MTH 060/085.
Credits: 3Hours per weekLecture: Lab: Other: 6
Provides student with training to read and interpret various types of sheet metal blueprints. Covers line and print development, sheet metal layout, pattern drafting and bend allowances, maximum utilization of material, identification of sheet metal types and grades, correct use of sheet metal for the application and sheet metal bend and shear strengths. Prerequisites: instructor approval. Recommended preparation: MFG 100.
Credits: 2Hours per weekLecture: Lab: 6
Introduces solid modeling software (CAD) used in design and manufacturing. Includes practical applications using the software to capture design intent through part development and to create assemblies using these parts. Adheres to engineering and manufacturing standards and formats. Recommended preparation: CIS 070 or CIS 120.
Credits: 4Hours per weekLecture: Lab: Other: 8
An introductory quality control course that includes precision and semi-precision measuring, digital measuring tool operations, measuring practice using digital gauges, micrometers, depth gauge and height gauge measuring tools. The course also includes an introduction to statistical process control and pneumatic gauging topics. Prerequisites: instructor approval. Recommended preparation: MFG 100.
Credits: 3Hours per weekLecture: Lab: 9
Programming computer numerical control mills and machining centers. Includes G & M programming, canned cycles, subroutines, profile milling, cutter diameter compensation, part proofing. Prerequisites: instructor approval. Recommended preparation: MFG 100.
Programming computer numerical control turning center. Includes G & M manual programming, canned cycles, subroutines, profile shaping, TNR, tool vectors, cutter selection and part proofing. Prerequisites: instructor approval. Recommended preparation: MFG 100.
CAD/CAM operations related to programming a computer numerical control machining center. Includes drilling 2 1/2 D and 3-D milling operations using wire frame and solids model geometry. A student considering this course should be familiar with CNC milling machine operations and G & M programming. Prerequisites: instructor approval. Recommended preparation: MFG 100.
CAD/CAM operations related to programming computer numerical control turning centers. Includes drilling, grooving and threading operations using wire frame and solids model geometry. A student considering this course should be familiar with CNC lathe operations and G & M programming. Prerequisites: instructor approval. Recommended preparation: MFG 100.
Cost estimation techniques used in the analysis and planning of manufacturing projects. Includes software estimates, manufacturing costs, standard vs. actual costs, fixturing and welding-related topics. Prerequisites: instructor approval. Recommended preparation: MFG 100.
Provides experience in which students apply previous classroom learning in an occupational setting. Credits depend on the number of hours worked. P/NP grading. Prerequisites: Instructor approval. Recommended preparation: MFG 100.
Credits: 1 to 4Hours per weekLecture: Lab: Other: 6
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 in one and two variables, and graphical representations with a focus on modeling and applications. Recommended preparation: Math 020 or higher or minimum placement into MTH 060.
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 or higher or minimum placement into MTH 065.
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.
Covers modeling, graphing and solving linear equations in context. Explores how to clearly communicate sophisticated arguments supported by quantitative evidence using words, tables, graphs, and mathematical equations as appropriate. Covers dimensional analysis as it arises contextually in applications. Recommended preparation: 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.
Explores basic problems in moral and social philosophy along with issues related to human nature, for example: how to define a good life or a good society; what is the nature of happiness, pleasure, virtue and justice; consequence vs. duty-based theories; the role of reason and/or passion; and arguments for and against natural law. Recommended preparation: WR 121.
Introduces complex relations among the nations of a rapidly changing world. Focuses on the nature of the international system and factors affecting conflict and cooperation within the system. Recommended preparation: WR 121.
Analyzes the relationship between race, class, and gender and political and economic systems. Critically examines the interrelationship between race, class, and gender and societal structures and history. Recommended preparation: WR 121 or SOC 201.
Final course in the first-year sequence. Continues the development of reading, writing, listening and speaking skills. Focuses on the concepts of , professions, verbs with changes in the first person (yo), saber/conocer, body parts, reflexive verbs, adverbs of time and frequency, sports and outdoor activities, the preterite tense (including regular, stem-changing, and irregular verbs), food vocabulary, por/para, vocabulary related to meals and table settings, and direct object pronouns. Students are encouraged to review the concepts of SPAN 101 and SPAN 102 prior to class. Recommended preparation: SPAN 102 or two years of high school Spanish.
A companion course to WR 121 for students who place into WR 98. Supports students by incrementally breaking down assignments while building self-efficacy and growth mindset to increase academic success. P/NP grading. Prerequisites: Minimum placement into WR 098.
Co-requisites: WR 121Credits: 2Hours per weekLecture: 2 Lab:
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.
Prepares students to produce instructive, informative, and persuasive technical documents. Grounded in rhetorical theory, the course focuses on producing usable, reader-centered content that is clear, concise, and ethical. Students will engage in current best practices and work individually and in groups to learn strategies for effective communication in the digital and networked, global workplace. Prerequisites: WR 121.
Introduces the many forms and purposes of creative nonfiction such as science or nature writing, travel writing, memoir, biography, and journalistic essay. Requires individual and collaborative workshop activities to develop skills in drafting and revision. Examines topics, purposes for writing, and elements of craft, including voice, scene, description, and structure. Requires creation of a portfolio of works reflecting various stages of their writing process. Recommended preparation: WR 121.
For a listing of classes at all COCC campuses, see the Credit Class Schedule.