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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.
This is the second part of a diesel performance sequence. This course will provide the operational principles and theory of: Hydraulically actuated Electronically controlled Unit Injection **(HEUI) systems, the Electronic Unit Injection *(EUI) systems, and the Common Rail (CR) systems, as they are applied to Diesel Engine Performance. The course will include, in depth, Controller Area Networking (CAN),multiplexing, Controller Area Networking (CAN C) language (J1939 protocol), Software Updates, (J2534 re-flash), Vehicle Communication Interface (VCI), Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR), Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) systems, Variable Geometry Turbo-chargers (VGT}, Constant Geometry Turbo-chargers (CGT) systems, Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) variations, Diesel Oxidation Catalyst (DOC) systems, and diagnostic strategies, that will lead to accurate conclusions. The student will be exposed to multiple vehicle product lines during this course and,will be introduced to the proper techniques and procedures to repair them. Prerequisites: AUT 206.
Credits: 4Hours per weekLecture: 2 Lab: 6
Vehicle performance is enhanced by a variety of methods. This course examines various methods of performance enhancements of automotive drive systems with major emphasis on electronic programing. Manufacturer scan tools will be included with vehicle testing. Prerequisites: AUT 206. Recommended preparation: AUT 270.
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
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.
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.
Focuses on audio-visual narratives, with an emphasis on how the collaborative process of combining cinematography, editing, sound, mise-en-scene, and acting constructs meaning and communicates ideas. Recommended preparation: WR 121.
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
Provides a framework for understanding the notion of "Western Civilization." Explores European civilizations from the French Revolution in 1789 to the present day. Focuses on the establishment of nations, the impact of the Industrial Revolution, nationalism and racism, colonization, and the two World Wars. Concludes by questioning the differences between civilization and barbarism. Focuses on the cultural, religious, political, and intellectual changes that happened between the late 18th century and the present, extending from religion and politics to social class, gender, and stereotypes based on nationality or ethnicity. Need not be taken in sequence.
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
First course in a three-course sequence focused on introductory level skills used in structural plate welding in accordance to AWS D1.1 Structural Steel Welding code. Introduces basic welding processes, safety, nomenclature, and equipment operation for introduction to perform 1F and 2F weldments using shielded metal arc welding (SMAW) welding and gas metal arc welding (GMAW) on mild steel. Recommended preparation: MFG 100.
Credits: 4Hours per weekLecture: Lab: Other: 8
Second course in a three-course sequence focused on introductory level skills used in structural plate welding in accordance to AWS D1.1 Structural Steel Welding code. Introduces intermediate welding processes, safety, nomenclature, and equipment operation for the advancement of more difficult weldments in the 3F and 4F position using shielded metal arc welding (SMAW) and gas metal arc welding (GMAW) on mild steel. Prerequisites: MFG 103. Recommended preparation: MFG 100.
Final course in a three-course sequence focused on introductory level skills used in structural plate welding in accordance to AWS D1.1 Structural Steel Welding code. Advancing to more difficult weld joints such as 1G and 2G V-groove butt joint on plate using the SMAW and GMAW process and destructive bend test. Perform outside corner joints in all positions. Introduces the GTAW process in 1F and 2F positions on mild steel and aluminum. Prerequisites: instructor approval. Prerequisites with concurrency: MFG 105.
Introduces material removal operations emphasizing safe operational practices. Includes basic part layout, hand tools, drill press, bandsaw, manual milling, and manual lathe processes with an emphasis on production speeds and feeds. Recommended preparation: MFG 100.
Final course in the basic manufacturing processes series. Continued student proficiency development in the operation of basic machine tools, introduction to computer numerical control programming and operations, and a capstone project to demonstrate machining proficiency. Prerequisites: instructor approval. Recommended preparation: MFG 100.
Credits: 3Hours per weekLecture: Lab: 9
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.
Studies electrical circuitry and components used in manufacturing applications. Includes introductory AC/DC electrical circuit construction and Ohm's Law. Prerequisites: instructor approval. Recommended preparation: MFG 100.
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.
A continuation of Quality Assurance topics focused on materials. Includes shear, hardness, tensile and compression testing and other material analyzing techniques. Prerequisites: instructor approval. Recommended preparation: MFG 100.
Using hand tools, files, hacksaw, chisels and coated abrasives. Includes shop safety, hand tapping, thread measurement, arbor press operations, micrometer and vernier caliper reading. Prerequisites: instructor approval. Recommended preparation: MFG 100.
Drill press operations training. Includes safety, machine nomenclature, measuring and sharpening drills, machine set-up, cutting tool selection, magnetic based drill, electric drill motor and radial arm drill operations. Prerequisites: instructor approval. Recommended preparation: MFG 100.
Vertical milling machine operations. Includes safety, work holding, table set-ups, power feeds, digital read-out operation, cutter selections, climb and conventional cutting and spindle speed changes. Prerequisites: instructor approval. Recommended preparation: MFG 100.
Computer numerical control machining center operator training. Includes safety, machine maintenance, tool offsets, controller editing and operations, cutting tool set-ups, carbide insert and holders and part running. Prerequisites: instructor approval. Recommended preparation: MFG 100.
Computer numerical control turning center operator training. Includes safety, machine maintenance, coordinate systems, tool length offsets, controller editing and operations, overrides, tool set-ups and loading, carbide insert and holder selections, tool vectors and part running. Prerequisites: instructor approval. Recommended preparation: MFG 100.
Introductory manual lathe operations training. Includes safety, machine maintenance, quick-change tooling, chuck set-ups, compound taper cutting, general turning and drilling operations. Prerequisites: instructor approval. Recommended preparation: MFG 100.
Advanced lathe operations training. Four-jaw chucking, taper turning, carbide cutting tool selections, boring, single point threading, thread measurement and other precision turning operations. Prerequisites: instructor approval. Recommended preparation: MFG 100.
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.
Optical comparator operations. Includes operation of H-14 metrology controller, stage set-up and fixturing, inspection of rectangular and round workpieces. Prerequisites: instructor approval. Recommended preparation: MFG 100.
Credits: 1Hours per weekLecture: Lab: 3
Coordinate measuring machine operations. Includes establishment of part coordinate systems, touch probe calibration procedures and measuring workpiece geometry. Prerequisites: instructor approval. Recommended preparation: MFG 100.
Peripheral devices used to control motors. Includes study of components used to control industrial motors and automated systems. Prerequisites: instructor approval. Recommended preparation: MFG 100.
Introduction to programmable logic controller programming. Includes ladder logic, sealing circuits and event sequencing. Prerequisites: instructor approval. Recommended preparation: MFG 100.
Sensor applications. Includes study of mechanical, electronic and proximity sensor applications found in a typical manufacturing environment. Prerequisites: instructor approval. Recommended preparation: MFG 100.
Continuation of Programmable Logic Controller training. Includes advanced programming problems, discrete IO interfacing, PLC timers and counters. Prerequisites: instructor approval. Recommended preparation: MFG 100.
Electrical control of pneumatic and hydraulic circuits. Includes pressure valves, sensors, interfacing with PLC, control sequencing, timing and circuit design. Prerequisites: instructor approval. Recommended preparation: MFG 100.
This course is an overview of mechanical drive systems and safety, key fasteners, power transmission systems, lubrication concepts, plain bearings, ball bearings, roller bearings, and gaskets and seals. Prerequisites: instructor approval. Recommended preparation: MFG 100.
This course provides students with a basic understanding of Additive Manufacturing concepts including various processes used in rapid prototyping. Students will be able to design and create sample parts using a 3-D printing process. Prerequisites: instructor approval. Recommended preparation: MFG 100 and CIS135S1.
Second and final of two courses based on gaining the knowledge to be prepared for the Certified Welding Inspector (CWI) Exam, which is administered by the American Welding Society once the qualification criteria has been achieved. This course is focused on the CWI part B (Practical: hands-on examination), and PART C (Code Book Applications) exam. This course develops student skill with weld inspection procedures, welding codes and standards, destructive and non-destructive inspection techniques. Prerequisites: MFG 263A.
Utilize CAD tools to lay out and generate code for efficiently cutting material using a CNC plasma table or other 2D CNC tool. Includes design, tool set-up, tool maintenance, code editing, and safe operation of tools to create a final product. Prerequisites: MFG 119 or MFG 119M.
Credits: 3Hours per weekLecture: Lab: Other: 6
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.
Gas torch, air carbon arc and plasma gas cutting. Includes torch set-up and maintenance, flame setting, diagnostics, track torch operations, circle cutting and carbon arc scarfing practice. Prerequisites: MFG 100 and (MTH 020 or higher or minimum placement into MTH 060/MTH 085).
Includes SMAW welding complete joint penetration welds on 2” and 6” pipe in 2G and 5G positions. Prerequisites: MFG 271.
Includes GMAW welding complete joint penetration welds on 2” and 6” pipe in 2G and 5G positions. Prerequisites: MFG 272.
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
Includes FCAW butt welding of mild steel plate in all positions with and without backing as well as various configurations and progressions. Prerequisites: MFG 107.
Covers safety and operation of equipment utilized in parting, forming and fabricating sheet metal. Prerequisites: instructor approval. Recommended preparation: MFG 100.
Includes metal fabrication focusing on blueprint interpretation, proper fit techniques, length and width allowances, welding processes, utilization of jigs and fixtures, and performance evaluation. Prerequisites with concurrency: MFG 273; MFG 274; MFG 283; and MFG 284.
Testing materials preparation for Level One Weld Certification Testing. Includes materials test sample preparation, set-up, testing, grinding samples and evaluation. P/NP grading. Prerequisites: instructor approval. Recommended preparation: MFG 100.
Testing materials preparation for Level One NIMS Certification Testing. Includes materials test workpiece preparation, set-up, testing and evaluation activities. P/NP grading. Prerequisites: instructor approval. Recommended preparation: MFG 100.
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.
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.
Emphasizes psychology as a scientific process, surveying methods of inquiry. Overview of selected areas of psychological study including: human development through the life span; human sexuality; health psychology; personality theories and assessment; psychological disorders; intervention and therapy; social psychology, and human factors psychology. The major theoretical approaches to psychology are included. Recommended preparation: WR 060 or minimum placement into WR 065.
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.
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. P/NP grading. 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.
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.