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Studio exploration of the unique qualities of watercolor as a painting medium. Emphasis on fundamental skills, color and composition while painting from a variety of subjects. Should be taken in sequence.
Credits: 3Hours per weekLecture: Lab: Other: 6
Studio exploration of the unique qualities of watercolor as a painting medium. Emphasis on fundamental skills, color and composition while painting from a variety of subjects. Should be taken in sequence. Recommended preparation: ART 131 and ART 184 or instructor approval.
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 students to all the elements of personal financial planning including the creation of a personal vision, and a plan for attaining the vision. Includes the appropriate evaluation of financial products such as investing, debt, risk management and budgeting.
Credits: 4Hours per weekLecture: 4 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 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.
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 095 (or higher) or minimum placement Math Level 14.
Credits: 5Hours per weekLecture: 4 Lab: 3
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
Examines the history and development of court systems and processes in the American justice system. Organization, administration and roles of the federal and state courts are examined, as well as distinctions between civil, criminal and appellate courts.
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.
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.
Covers language and literacy development as it relates to early childhood education. Also covers the history of literacy development, the family's role, how young children learn to read and write, using books with children, concepts of print, comprehension, differing abilities in literacy development, and the role of observation and assessment. Three hours of supervised weekly field placement required. Recommended preparation: ED 140.
Credits: 3Hours per weekLecture: 2 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
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.
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.
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 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 015 or higher or minimum placement in Math Level 7.
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 (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 120.
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.
Credits: 2Hours per weekLecture: Lab: 6
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 PC-based CAD/CAM work. Covers the use of the Mastercam Mill menu structure and system management, 2 1/2 axis wireframe geometry creation, and toolpath creation for output of CNC "G" code for CNC milling. Prerequisites: MFG 100, MFG 110 and MFG 119. Recommended to be taken with: MFG 256 and MFG 257.
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.
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 015 (or higher) or minimum placement in Math Level 7.
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.
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.
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.
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: MTH 015 or higher or minimum placement Math Level 7.
Continues the algebra foundation necessary to study college level algebra. Includes polynomial, exponent, 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. Prerequisites: 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.
Introduces probability and descriptive statistics. Includes critical readings of graphs and data, basic probability theory, random variables, and binomial and normal probability distributions. Culminates with the Central Limit Theorem. A graphing calculator is required. TI -83 or TI -84 recommended. Recommended preparation: MTH 111 (for MTH 241 or MTH 251) or MTH 105 or minimum placement Math Level 20.
Explores some of the major questions and philosophical subject areas of the Western World. Includes questions such as the existence of God, or not; how we know what we think we know; social and political philosophy; ethics; free will and determinism; the existence of other minds; questions concerning the existence of a mind-independent external world; and philosophical underpinnings of science. Recommended preparation: WR 121
Examines the American political system with its separation of powers, limited authority and guarantee of individual liberty. Includes a study of political ideology, parties, voting, media, and interest groups. Special emphasis will be placed on a detailed study of the Constitution and its application in today's America. Recommended preparation: WR 121.
Introduces psychology as a scientific study of the biological bases of behavior. Includes history of psychology as a science and surveys methods of inquiry, statistics, sensation, perception, states of consciousness including drug effects, motivation, emotion, learning, memory, language, thinking and intelligence. The major theoretical approaches to psychology are included. Recommended preparation: WR 060 (or higher) or minimum placement Wr/Comm Level 5.
Comprehensive study of human development over the life span from prenatal through late adult development. Focuses on physical, cognitive and psychosocial changes throughout the human life cycle and emphasizes an interactionist approach to explain developmental processes and outcomes. The major theoretical approaches to psychology are included. Recommended preparation: WR 060 (or higher) or minimum placement Wr/Comm Level 5.
Provides conceptual tools for analyzing and understanding social forces that shape our lives. The relationships among socialization and social groups, as well as economic, political and religious systems are investigated. This course is considered a human relations component. Recommended preparation: WR 121.
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.
Continues with the intermediate development of reading, writing, listening and speaking skills. Focuses on the concepts of relative pronouns, the imperative (commands: formal, informal, plural, and singular), the use of pronouns with the imperative, the impersonal and passive se, comparisons, using se to describe unplanned occurrences or accidents, the simple future tense, and vocabulary including the following categories: travel, shopping, fine art, and nature and the environment. Recommended preparation: SPAN 201 or four years 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
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.
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.