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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.
Credits: 4Hours per WeekLecture: 4 Lab:
A study of HEV (hybrid electric vehicles) and EV (electric vehicles) part 2. Safety procedures will be strongly emphasized. Vehicle systems that will be covered include: Hybrid safety and service procedures, advanced hybrid batteries testing and service, advanced testing of hybrid electric motors, generators, and controls along with extensive manufacturer scan tools use and vehicle testing. Prerequisites: AUT 206. Recommended preparation: AUT 280.
Credits: 4Hours per WeekLecture: 2 Lab: 6
Introduces students to prevailing practices of written and oral communication in business organizations, with special attention to audience-adaptation strategies and developing a modern communication style. Includes instruction in formatting techniques, document design, graphics, research strategies and documentation. Recommended preparation: WR 065 or minimum placement Wr/Comm Level 7.
Credits: 3Hours per WeekLecture: 3 Lab:
Designed to fulfill general education requirements, this course is intended for non-major students whose program requires biology courses. Centers on concepts of unity of living organisms including evolution, biochemistry, cell biology genetics and development. Need not be taken in sequence. Lab meets first week of classes.
Credits: 4Hours per WeekLecture: 3 Lab: 3
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.
Learn the characteristics and disease-causing features of microorganisms, especially the bacteria and viruses that cause serious infectious diseases in humans. Covers defense mechanisms against infections and disease, and the development of immunity against future infections. The mechanisms of action of certain classes of anti-microbial drugs are discussed. Also covers some of the historically-common human infections and diseases. Designed especially for students in nursing, pre-pharmacy and other pre-professional health programs. Prerequisites: WR 065 or WR 121 or minimum placement Wr/Comm Level 7 and (BI 101, or BI 231 or BI 211).
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.
Focuses on historical background, current practices and contemporary issues within correctional processes, institutions and policies pertaining to offenders. Emphasizes the goals of corrections, including deterrence and rehabilitation and the role of local, state and federal corrections in the criminal justice system, including community corrections.
Introduces communication skills needed to enhance partnerships between families, schools and communities in early childhood education. Three hours of supervised weekly field placement required.
Credits: 3Hours per WeekLecture: 2 Lab: Other: 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:
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 WR 121 or minimum placement Wr/Comm Level 9.
First Aid & CPR instruction. First aid includes: immediate and temporary care for a wide variety of injuries, illnesses, conditions. CPR includes: patients of all ages; ventilation with a face shield, pocket mask and a bag-mask device; use of an automated external defibrillator (AED); relief of choking; both one- and two-person CPR; and compression-only CPR. Practical exam includes individual hands-on testing; successful completion of course results in National Safety Council Standard First Aid - card valid for three years and American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) for Provider Adult & Pediatric CPR - card valid for two years. Recommended preparation: WR 065 or WR 121 or minimum placement Wr/Comm Level 9.
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.
Modification and additional variation in postures for students wanting a more challenging practice, using a blend of different yoga styles. Appropriate for all levels.
Credits: 1Hours per WeekLecture: Lab: Other: 3
Introduction to traditional oral and contemporary Native American texts with an emphasis on cultural contexts and continuity. Considers Native American works in their national, historical, cultural, geographical, political, and legal contexts. Recommended preparation: WR 121.
Covers reading and interpreting industrial blueprints used in manufacturing/fabrication. Includes interpretation of line types, geometric tolerancing and dimensioning, surface finish callouts, auxiliary views, and orthographic projection.
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
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.
Credits: 4Hours per WeekLecture: Lab: Other: 8
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 (computer aided drafting) used in design and manufacturing. Includes using the software to capture design intent through part development and creating assemblies with these parts. Adheres to engineering and manufacturing standards and formats.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Introduces additive manufacturing concepts including various processes used in rapid prototyping. Design and create sample parts with a three-dimensional printing process. Prerequisites: MFG 100.
Introduces basic programming skills used on the CNC Mill. Prerequisites: MFG 100 and MFG 110. Recommended to be taken with: MFG 257.
Introduces basic operation and setup used with Fanuc compatible CNC Mill machining centers. Prerequisites: MFG 100 and MFG 110. Prerequisites with concurrency: MFG 256.
Introduces Mastercam Mill operational basics. Includes terminology relevant to computer aided drafting/computer aided modeling work. Covers the use of the Mastercam Mill menu structure and system management. Prerequisites: MFG 100, MFG 110 and MFG 119.
Introduces basic programming skills used on the CNC lathe. Prerequisites: MFG 100 and MFG 110. Recommended to be taken with: MFG 260.
Introduces basic operation and setup used with Fanuc compatible CNC Lathe machining centers. Prerequisites: MFG 100 and MFG 110. Prerequisites with concurrency: MFG 259.
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.
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.
Covers gas torch, air carbon arc, and plasma gas cutting. Includes torch setup and maintenance, flame setting, diagnostics, track torch operations, circle cutting, and carbon arc scarfing practice. Prerequisites: MFG 100.
Includes SMAW butt welding of mild steel plate in all positions with and without backing as well as various configurations and progressions. Prerequisites: MFG 107.
Includes GMAW butt welding of mild steel plate in all positions with and without backing as well as various configurations and progressions. Prerequisites: MFG 107.
Includes GMAW welding complete joint penetration welds of 2” and 6” pipe in 6G, qualification test practice, and construction of saddle tees. Prerequisites: MFG 274.
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: 12
Includes GTAW butt joint weldments with mild steel and stainless steel sheet along with mild steel and aluminum plate in various positions. Prerequisites: MFG 107.
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.
Includes FCAW welding complete joint penetration welds of 2” and 6” pipe in 6G, qualification test practice, and construction of saddle tees. Prerequisites: MFG 284.
Focuses on identifying and ordering sheet metal materials plus the safe storage and handling of those materials. Includes OSHA safety regulations and fork lift operation and safety. Prerequisites: instructor approval. Recommended preparation: MFG 100.
Credits: 1Hours per WeekLecture: Lab: 3
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 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: MTH 015 or higher or minimum placement Math Level 7.
Continues the algebra foundation necessary to study college level algebra. Includes polynomial, exponential, radical, and rational expressions. Linear and quadratic functions will be used to model situations and interpret data. An understanding of the connection between narrative, numeric, algebraic, and graphical representations of functions is emphasized. Graphing by hand and using technology are implemented as appropriate. Graphing calculator required (TI-83 or TI-84 recommended). Recommended preparation: MTH 060 or minimum placement Math Level 10.
Builds on MTH 015 to present mathematics in the context of “math you encounter in your daily life”. Introduces and applies pattern recognition, estimation and number sense, working with units, negative numbers, order of operations, and using basic equations and formulas. Explores how to clearly communicate arguments supported by quantitative evidence using words, tables, graphs, and when appropriate, equations and mathematical models. Recommended preparation: MTH 015 or minimum placement in Math Level 7.
Presents algebraic, geometric, and trigonometric concepts in a practical and applied workplace problem-solving context. Includes mathematical operations with real numbers, measurement, ratios, proportions, percentages, dimensional analysis, order of operations, solving equations numerically and symbolically, right triangle trigonometry, area, perimeter, surface area, volume, and weights. Prerequisites: MTH 060 or higher or minimum placement Math Level 10.
Math in Society is a rigorous mathematics course designed for students across multiple disciplines in both transfer degrees and career and technical degrees and certificates. Provides a solid foundation in quantitative reasoning, symbolic reasoning, and problem solving techniques needed to be a productive, contributing citizen in the 21st century. Recommended preparation: MTH 095 or MTH 098 or higher or minimum placement Math level 14.
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 or minimum placement Math Level 18.
This is the first of two practicum courses that provides two three-week practicums where students link prior coursework with off-campus learning experiences. Students gain hands-on experience working with live animal cases in a veterinary hospital. Each student is expected to attend 120 total hours for each three-week period at the practicum sites for a total of 240 hours. The course also reviews the Veterinary Technician program curriculum for preparation for sitting for the Veterinary Technician National Exam (VTNE). Prerequisites: VT 202, VT 204, VT 206 and VT 208.
Co-requisites: VT 281Credits: 9Hours per WeekLecture: 1 Lab: Other: 24
Second of two practicum courses; students will spend three weeks in a veterinary hospital continuing to link prior coursework with off-campus learning experiences using advanced skills. Students can request to attend a specialized clinic. Each student is expected to attend 120 total hours in the three-week time period. The course also continues to review the Veterinary Technician program curriculum for preparation for sitting for the Veterinary Technician National Exam (VTNE). Students will return the last week to reflect on their practicum experience and take a program exit exam. Prerequisites: VT 202, VT 204, VT 206 and VT 208.
Credits: 5Hours per WeekLecture: 1 Lab: Other: 12
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 Wr/Comm Level 5.
A companion course to WR 121 for students who place into WR 098. Supports students by incrementally breaking down assignments while building self-efficacy and growth mindset to increase academic success. P/NP grading. Prerequisites: Minimum placement Wr/Comm Level 7.
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 minimum placement Wr/Comm Level 9.
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.