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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:
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.
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:
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
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 211, or BI 221 or BI 231).
Introduces additional principles of organic chemistry for science and chemical engineering majors. Includes substitution reactions, elimination reactions, radical reactions, conjugation and molecular orbital theory, aromaticity, infrared spectroscopy, mass spectroscopy, nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy, and synthesis. The laboratory introduces derivatization reactions, the effect of solvents, and instrumental techniques while using record keeping techniques acceptable in the discipline of chemistry. Prerequisites: CH 241.
Credits: 5Hours per WeekLecture: 4 Lab: 3
Introduces Mandarin Chinese language presented within the context of Chinese culture. Second course of a three-course sequence. Develops fundamental language skills (listening, speaking, reading, and writing) in communicative context. Prerequisites: CHN 101.
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
Emphasizes enhancing the relationship between speaker and audience through the content, organization and delivery of short oral presentations. Helps relieve student speech anxiety. Recommended preparation: or to be taken with WR 121.
Promotes enhanced personal and work relationships by presenting the theoretical concepts and practical skills used in effective one-to-one communication.
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
This course is in development.
Credits: 1 to 4Hours per WeekLecture: 1 Lab:
Develops skills in pre-hospital assessment and care for patients of all ages with a variety of medical conditions and traumatic injuries. Part two of two-part emergency medical service National Standards Curriculum course. Students must complete an eight-hour "shift" emergency medical services agency ride-along. Prerequisites: Department approval and EMT 151 (completed at COCC within one academic year).
Credits: 6Hours per WeekLecture: 4 Lab: 6
Introduces science underlying geospatial technologies including geographic information systems, global positioning systems, satellite and unmanned aerial systems imagery, and cartography. Introduces how geospatial technology can be used with the scientific method to investigate questions in a broad range of fields including the sciences, social sciences, and humanities.
College Success is designed to give new students a broad overview of college and life success strategies. The course introduces students to college resources, students services and personal behaviors that support successful academic transition, growth and planning. Topics include personal responsibility, self-motivation, time management, academic planning, financial planning, decision making, health and learning styles.
Provides an introduction to the core elements of public health science and practice, including health policy, health systems and health ethics. Open to all COCC students who want to know more about the dynamic, multi-disciplinary field of public health, what it is, how it is organized and how it works. Recommended preparation: WR 065 or WR 121 or minimum placement Wr/Comm Level 9.
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 and 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; 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 a first aid card and an American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Provider Adult & Pediatric CPR card. 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
Examines Native American (or First Peoples) lifestyles before and after contact with European settlers. With increasing demands by whites and new immigrants for land, Native Americans struggled for survival implementing various tactics to retain control of their homelands and retain their unique cultures. Recommended preparation: or to be taken with WR 121.
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.
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
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
Introductory fluid power class. Includes single/double-acting cylinder operations, directional control valve operations, fluid power symbols and the creating of operational hydraulic and pneumatic circuits. Prerequisites: instructor approval. Recommended preparation: MFG 100.
Credits: 2Hours per WeekLecture: Lab: 6
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.
Bandsaw, cold saw auto stop operations, ironworker hole punching and abrasive power tool operations. Includes safety, profile cutting, shearing, material identification, blade welding, blade selection and offhand grinding operations. Prerequisites: instructor approval. Recommended preparation: MFG 100.
Semi-precision and precision layout practices. Includes height gauge operations, surface plate set-ups, bolt circle layout, and the use of hand and power tools to produce accurate workpiece profiles. 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.
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.
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.
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 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 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 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.
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 mathematics and its application, explains language and symbols used in math, develops concepts in whole numbers, fractions, decimals, percents, ratio, proportion, and integers, while emphasizing study and learning skills necessary for success in math courses and overcoming anxiety toward math. Recommended preparation: Minimum placement Math Level 4.
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.
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.
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.
Introduces students to psychological theories and topics relevant to adventure and risk, including perception, motivation, anxiety, arousal and risk-taking. This course will provide a theoretical and skills-based approach to understanding why the psychological components of risk and adventure play a pinnacle role in outdoor leadership. Recommended preparation: or to be taken with WR 121.
Examines the thousands of governments located at the state and local levels. Explores separation of powers between governors, legislatures and state court systems. Opportunity for individual involvement in the administration, innovation and promotion of democracy is investigated. Recommended preparation: or to be taken with WR 121.
Examines fundamental sociological concepts and theories and their applications to historical and contemporary society. Analyzes the influence of social and cultural factors upon human behavior in such areas as culture, socialization, groups, deviance, sexuality, stratification, race, gender, economics, family, religion, and the environment. Explores social dynamics and social institutions coupled with the ever-present issues of social change and the impact of these changes on individuals and society.
Continues the development of reading, writing, listening and speaking skills. Focuses on the concepts of weather, time & date, clothing, colors, regular -er/-ir verbs, the verb gustar, interrogatives, stem-changing verbs (i-ie, e-i, o-ue), the city, the home, furniture & appliances, the verb estar (used with prepositions, adjectives, the present progressive, and contrasted with the verb ser), the verb ir and the phrase ir + inifinitivo (used to refer to the future), and adjectives referring to physical and emotional states. Students are encouraged to review SPAN 101 concepts and vocabulary prior to class. Recommended preparation: SPAN 101 or one year of high school Spanish.
Introduces basic techniques necessary for the provision of nursing care to small animals, including small animal restraint, husbandry, behavior, physical examination, medication administration, and grooming. Includes kennel duty experience in the care of a variety of companion animals. Prerequisites: VT 101, VT 102, VT 103 and VT 117.
Co-requisites: VT 110, VT 114, VT 118Credits: 4Hours per WeekLecture: 3 Lab: 3
Explores the life cycles, modes of transmission, and diseases associated with common parasites of animals. Lab introduces diagnostic procedures and covers identification of parasites using prepared slides and collected specimens. Prerequisites: VT 101, VT 102, VT 103 and VT 117.
Co-requisites: VT 108, VT 114, VT 118Credits: 4Hours per WeekLecture: 3 Lab: 3
Covers pharmacological mathematics, including drug dosage calculations and fluid calculations. Introduces prescription terminology and labeling. Prerequisites: VT 101, VT 102, VT 103, VT 117 and MTH 095 or MTH 111 (or higher) or minimum placement Math Level 18.
Co-requisites: VT 108, VT 110, VT 118Credits: 3Hours per WeekLecture: 3 Lab:
Second of two courses covering the structure and function of animal bodies and the anatomical and physiological differences between domestic species. Continues the study of the interrelationship of organ systems, including the endocrine, reproductive, cardiovascular, lymphatic, digestive, respiratory, and urinary systems. Prerequisites: VT 101, VT 102, VT 103 and VT 117.
Co-requisites: VT 108, VT 110, VT 114Credits: 4Hours per WeekLecture: 3 Lab: 3
Introduce concepts of rhetorical reading, thinking, and writing as tools for college-level study. Establish an understanding and basic familiarity with key rhetorical concepts, such as audience and purpose, for both reading and writing. Reflect on their reading and writing as processes in order to understand their own practice as readers and writers. Demonstrate familiarity with using MLA conventions for format and citations in writing. Produce at least 1,500 words of revised, final draft copy, including at least one thesis-driven, minimum 750-word academic essay. P/NP grading. Recommended preparation: Minimum placement Wr/Comm Level 3.
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 students to dramatic writing for both stage and screen. Essential learning processes in the course include scene and dialogue craft exercises, developing strong characters and viable narrative structures, critical reading of plays, screenplays, and/or teleplays, and responding constructively to other student work. Recommended preparation: WR 121.
For a listing of classes at all COCC campuses, see the Credit Class Schedule.