Catalog of Courses

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Browse below to find courses being taught at EMCC during current and upcoming semesters. Courses are listed in alphanumeric order based on course subject prefix and number. You may click on the subject listings in the left filter menu to narrow results by subject. You may search for current class offerings available for enrollment by clicking on the link under each course. Click here to view the official current and archived book versions of the EMCC Academic Catalog.

Fundamental theory of accounting principles and procedures. Prerequisites: None.

Understanding of fundamental accounting principles and mastery of an accounting information systems including the general ledger, accounts receivable, accounts payable and payroll. Prerequisites: None.

Preparation of and practical experience in preparing individual Federal income tax returns using computer software. Prerequisites: None.

Theory and practice applicable to determination of asset values, liabilities, and related problems of income determination.

Prerequisites: ACC212 or ACC240 with a grade of "C" or better, or permission of Department or Division.

Introduction to the uses of accounting information for internal and external purposes with emphasis on financial statement analysis.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in (ACC111 or ACC211) or [(ENG101 or ENG107) and MAT151 and CRE101] or (appropriate District English, Reading, and Math placement).

Introduction to the uses of accounting information for internal and external purposes with emphasis on analysis for use by management.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ACC230.

Survey course designed to introduce students to the United States Air Force and Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFROTC). Featured topics include: mission and organization of the Air Force, officership and professionalism, military customs and courtesies, Air Force officer opportunities, group leadership problems, and an introduction to communication skills. The Leadership Laboratory component provides dynamic and integrated grouping of leadership developmental activities designed to meet the needs and expectations of prospective Air Force second lieutenants and complement the AFROTC academic program. Emphasizes common Air Force customs and courtesies, drill and ceremonies, health and physical fitness through group participation. Prerequisites: None.

Introduce students to the United States Air Force and encourage participation in Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFROTC). Featured topics include: introduction to leadership, Air Force core values, introduction to interpersonal communication and team building, and a continuation of communication skills. The Leadership Laboratory component provides dynamic and integrated grouping of leadership developmental activities designed to meet the needs and expectations of prospective Air Force second lieutenants and complement the AFROTC academic program. Emphasizes learning the environments and dynamics of an Air Force officer. Prerequisites: None.

Focuses on facilitating the transition from Air Force ROTC cadet to Air Force ROTC candidate. Examines the general aspects of air and space power through a historical perspective. Utilizing this perspective, covers a time period from the first balloons and dirigibles to the modern technology currently used in overseas contingency operations. Featured topics include: Air Force heritage, Air Force leaders, introduction to ethics and values, group leadership problems and continuing application of communication skills. The Leadership Laboratory component provides dynamic and integrated grouping of leadership developmental activities designed to meet the needs and expectations of prospective Air Force second lieutenants and complement the AFROTC academic program. Provides application of advanced drill and ceremonies; issuing commands; knowing flag etiquette; and developing, directing, and evaluating skills to lead others. Prerequisites: None.

Provides knowledge-level understanding for general element and employment of air and space power. Furthermore, discusses the importance of Air Force Core Values with use of operational examples and historical Air Force leaders. Continues to develop communication skills. Topics include: the Air Force mission and organization, modern joint expeditionary Airmen, officer opportunities, and professionalism. The Leadership Laboratory component provides dynamic and integrated grouping of leadership developmental activities designed to meet the needs and expectations of prospective Air Force second lieutenants and complement the AFROTC academic program. Emphasizes preparation for field training. Prerequisites: None.

Physical training component of Air Force ROTC. Covers topics of immediate or special interest to a faculty member and students. Prerequisites: None.

AES294 may be repeated for credit.

Introduction to the study of the African-American experience. Interdisciplinary approach includes historical underpinnings; population and cultural characteristics; social, economic, and political issues; and implications for the future. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: C GE Codes

Basic concepts and processes, including historic overview, of inter-ethnic relations in the United States: culture, race, ethnicity, ethnocentrism, prejudice, discrimination, racism, assimilation, acculturation, and individual and group responses to inter-ethnic contact. Cultural knowledge and intercultural communication skills and perspectives as fundamental tools for successful management of social relations in a multicultural world. Prerequisites: None.

Equivalent course(s): AFR202 & ASB202
General Education Designations: C, H, SB GE Codes

Basic concepts and applications of artificial intelligence (AI), including AI project cycles. Focus on issues surrounding AI including ethics, bias, culture, regulations, and professional expectations. Prerequisites: None.

Introduction to political, economic, and social structures of American Indian Nations. Provides overview of American Indian tribal cultures prior to contact, the impact of European contact, and the influence of western social systems on tribal nations. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: C GE Codes

Safety requirements for all National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) duty areas. Prerequisites: None.

Overview of the area of basic mechanical systems of a manufacturing facility. Preparation to sit for the NIMS Duty Area 2: Basic Mechanical Systems Certification Exam. Prerequisite: None.

Overview of the NIMS areas of hydraulic systems of a manufacturing facility. Preparation to sit for the NIMS Duty Area 3: Basic Hydraulic Systems Certification Exam. Prerequisites: None.

Overview of the area of electrical systems of a manufacturing facility. Preparation to sit for the NIMS Duty Area 5: Electrical Systems Certification Exam.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in AIT125, or permission of Instructor.

An introduction to crime and society's responses to it. Examines the nature and causes of crime, the criminal law, constitutional safeguards, and the organization and operation of the criminal justice system including the police, courts, jails, prisons, probation and parole departments, and community corrections agencies. Covers the history of the criminal justice system, terminology and career opportunities. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: SB GE Codes
AJS1101

Covers philosophy of legal sanctions and historical development from the common law to modern American criminal law, classifications of crimes, elements of and parties to crimes, general definition of crimes, common defenses utilized. Includes specific offenses and the essential elements of each offense. Prerequisites: None.

Focus on changing the distribution of crime opportunities rather than offender motivation. Topics include application of situational crime prevention strategies, problem-oriented crime control approaches, hot spots policing, defensible space, and crime prevention through defensible space. Prerequisites: None.

Introduces and explores ethical issues and the justice system. Focuses on ethics and the law, the police, courts and corrections. Reviews ethical theory, concepts and practices as they relate to administration of justice. Explores issues of how media/social media shape ethics. Encourages critical thinking and value decision making in criminal justice system situations. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: HU GE Codes

The study of serial killers, mass murderers and their victims. Examines the history and frequency of these crimes, profiles the killers and their victims, explores theories of causation, and discusses the problems and techniques of investigation, prosecution, punishment, and prevention. Prerequisites: None.

Examines current issues, techniques and trends in the Criminal Justice System. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: SB GE Codes

A practical insight into the rules of evidence to include how to recognize evidence: the general rules governing admissibility of evidence; the hearsay rule and its exceptions; the use of documentary evidence, written memoranda, photographs, recordings and electronic surveillance; corpus delicti; opinion evidence, circumstantial evidence, evidential privileges. Prerequisites: None.

Overview of effective communication for criminal justice agencies. Covers the communication process and flow. Written communication emphasized with report writing, including characteristics of reports and field notes, and the importance and uses of each. Form, style, and procedures for writing various reports, including elements of composition, required substance, proper and improper conclusions, and descriptions of persons and property. Prerequisites: None.

An examination of the U.S. Constitution as it relates to the law enforcement function. Includes statutory law and judicial decisions governing the areas of arrest, search and seizure, interrogations and confessions, self-incrimination and other constitutional guarantees. Required in AJS curriculum. Prerequisites: None.

Examines the nature and extent of juvenile delinquency to the present. Including but not limited to the history, jurisdictions, terminology, procedures, and institutions of the juvenile justice system. Prerequisites: None.

Fundamental principles and processes of fingerprints to include identification, interpretation, and classification. In addition, students will apply fingerprinting latent fingerprint developing, preservation of evidence and the chain of custody. Prerequisites: None.

The scientific analysis and examination of physical evidence with emphasis on scientific investigation, recognition, collection, and preservation of evidence. Topics include fingerprints, shoe prints, tool marks, firearms identification, paint chips and arson. Prerequisites: None.

Study of deviance, society's role in defining behavior; theories of criminality and the economic, social, and psychological impact of crime; relationships between statistics and crime trends. Examines crime victimization and the various types of crime and categories of offenders. Required in the AJS curriculum. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: SB GE Codes

Theories of procedures and methods of operations of public police with emphasis on discretionary powers available to the working police officer. Career opportunities and current trends in law enforcement presented. Prerequisites: None.

Examines the history and development of correctional theories and institutions. Prerequisites: None.

Victimology, the criminal justice system, techniques of crisis intervention, and the importance of a multicultural and global perspective. Includes sexual assault, family violence, post-traumatic stress disorder, the role of substance abuse, effective coping skills, appropriate community resources and the responsiveness of the justice system. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: C, SB GE Codes

Concerned with the understanding of procedural criminal law. Examines the rationale underlying major court holdings, the procedural requirements that stem from these holdings, and their effect on the daily operations of the criminal justice system. Prerequisites: None.

Examination, recognition and understanding of community problems; community action programs; methods of coping with human behavior, victimology, conflict and communication; ethnic and minority cultures and environments; the community and relationships with the criminal justice system. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: SB GE Codes

Introduction to the theory of criminal investigation. Examines crime scene procedures, case preparation, interviewing, and basic investigative techniques. Prerequisites: None.

Courtroom demeanor and protocol. Role and primary functions of witness and legal counsels. Prerequisites: None.

Develops academic language skills and critical reading skills for organizing, analyzing, and retaining material through complementary reading and writing assignments. Prepares students for college level reading and writing intensive courses as well as career-related reading and writing tasks.

Prerequisites: An appropriate District placement.