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Explores the unique qualities of watercolor as a painting medium. Emphasizes fundamental skills, color, and composition while painting from a variety of subjects.
Credits: 3Hours per WeekLecture: Lab: Other: 6
Continues exploration watercolor's unique qualities as a painting medium. Emphasizes fundamental skills, color, and composition while painting from a variety of subjects. May be repeated for credit. Recommended preparation: ART 131 and ART 184.
Technological advancements in modern vehicles have changed how we perform diagnosis. This course examines various methods of those enhancements of automotive drive systems, with major emphasis on electronic programing, and how to accurately repair them, using computers and scan tools. This course will require the student technician to build on current diagnostic routines into advanced applications. Prerequisites: AUT 206.
Credits: 4Hours per WeekLecture: 2 Lab: 6
A study of HEV (hybrid electric vehicles) and EV (electric vehicles). Safety procedures will be strongly emphasized. Vehicle systems that will be covered: Hybrid safety and service procedures, introduction to hybrid batteries and service, introduction to hybrid electric motors, generators, and controls, regenerative braking systems, introduction to hybrid vehicle transmissions and transaxles, hybrid vehicle heating and air conditioning, first responder safety and procedures, introduction to manufacturer scan tools, hybrid vehicle diagnostic trouble codes. Prerequisites: AUT 206.
Continuation of examination of the structure and function of the human body utilizing a systems approach with an emphasis on anatomical and physiological relationships between nervous, endocrine and cardiovascular 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 231.
Credits: 4Hours per WeekLecture: 3 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.
Credits: 3Hours per WeekLecture: 3 Lab:
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.
Credits: 4Hours per WeekLecture: 4 Lab:
Promotes enhanced personal and work relationships by presenting the theoretical concepts and practical skills used in effective one-to-one communication.
Provides theory and practice in teamwork, leadership, and conflict management through participation in small group situations. The emphasis will be on task-oriented, decision-making groups like those found in various workplaces.
Utilizes knowledge in child development to design, implement and evaluate activities in the major domains of development for children ages birth to 8 years. Three hours of supervised weekly field placement required. Recommended preparation: ED 140.
Credits: 4Hours per WeekLecture: 3 Lab: Other: 3
Develops skills in pre-hospital assessment and care for patients of all ages with a variety of medical conditions and traumatic injuries. Part 2 of 2-part National EMS Standards Curriculum course. Students must complete an eight (8) hour "shift" EMS agency ride-a-long. Prerequisites: Department approval and EMT 151 (completed at COCC within one academic year).
Credits: 5Hours per WeekLecture: 2 Lab: Other: 6
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 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 065 and MTH 015.
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
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.
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.
Continued student proficiency development in machining operation including speed and feed calculations, milling machine and lathe practice. Prerequisites: instructor approval. Recommended preparation: MFG 100.
Credits: 3Hours per WeekLecture: Lab: 9
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.
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.
Credits: 2Hours per WeekLecture: Lab: 6
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.
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.
Introduces Mastercam Lathe operational basics. Includes terminology relevant to PC-based CAD/CAM work. Covers the use of the Mastercam Lathe menu structure and system management, 2 1/2 axis wireframe geometry creation, and toolpath creation for output of CNC "G" code for CNC lathe. Prerequisites: MFG 100, MFG 110 and MFG 119. Recommended to be taken with: MFG 259 and MFG 260.
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.
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 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 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.
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.
GTAW welding complete joint penetration welds on 2” and 6” pipe in 2G and 5G positions. Prerequisites: MFG 281.
Includes FCAW welding complete joint penetration welds on 2” and 6” pipe in 2G and 5G positions. Prerequisites: MFG 282.
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.
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.
Examines the applied, real-world and theoretical mathematical implications of the trigonometric functions. The symbolic, numerical, and graphical representations of these functions and their applications form the core of the course. Emphasizes solving problems symbolically, numerically and graphically and understanding the connections among these methods in interpreting and analyzing results. Graphing calculator required. TI-83 or TI-84 recommended. Recommended preparation: MTH 111 or minimum placement Math Level 20.
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.
Covers common dental problems and dental prophylaxis. Explores pre-operative, operative, and post-operative protocols for routine surgical procedures. Provides hands-on experience in anesthesiology, surgical patient preparation, surgical assistance, and dentistry. Prerequisites: VT 200, VT 201, VT 203, VT 209, and VT 212.
Co-requisites: VT 204, VT 206, VT 208Credits: 4Hours per WeekLecture: 2 Lab: 6
Covers the operation and use of fixed, portable, and dental x-ray machines; creating diagnostic images; radiographic positioning of animals; and evaluation of radiographic technique. Explores additional diagnostic imaging modalities, such as ultrasound, MRI, CT, and endoscopy. Prerequisites: VT 200, VT 201, VT 203, VT 209 and VT 212.
Co-requisites: VT 202, VT 206, VT 208Credits: 3Hours per WeekLecture: 2 Lab: 3
Covers preventative medicine and diseases of small animals including the public health significance of relevant small animal diseases. Examines the role of the veterinary technician in performing diagnostics, nursing care, and client education. Prerequisites: VT 200, VT 201, VT 203, VT 209 and VT 212.
Co-requisites: VT 202, VT 204, VT 208Credits: 4Hours per WeekLecture: 4 Lab:
Covers the basic principles of nutrition, the development of nutrition protocols based on the life stage and health status of the patient, and explores special prescription diets used in veterinary medicine. Prerequisites: VT 200, VT 201, VT 203, VT 209 and VT 212.
Co-requisites: VT 202, VT 204, VT 206Credits: 2Hours per WeekLecture: 2 Lab:
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.
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.