Catalog of Courses
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.
Principles and operation of frequency controlled AC (Alternating current) motor drives, including current source inverters (CSI), variable voltage inverters (VVI) and pulse width modulated inverters (PWM). Heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) applications along with energy savings, motor pump sizing and torque load calculations.Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ELC120 or permission of Instructor or admission to Electric League of Arizona program.
Emphasis on rhetoric and composition with a focus on expository writing and understanding writing as a process. Establishing effective college-level writing strategies through four or more writing projects comprising at least 3,000 words in total.Prerequisites: Writing test score or (C or better in ENG091 or ESL097or WAC101) or (B or better in ALT100) or (ALT100 & Corequisites: ENG101LL or ENG107LL or WAC101 or ENG100A+) or (ESL202 & Corequisites: ENG101LL or ENG107LL or WAC101 or ENG100A+).
Supplemental instruction for composition courses. Focus on developing effective writing processes to address a range of rhetorical situations.Prerequisites: Appropriate writing placement test score, or (a grade of C or better in ESL202. Corequisites: ENG101, or ENG107).
Emphasis on rhetoric and composition with a focus on persuasive, research-based writing and understanding writing as a process. Developing advanced college-level writing strategies through three or more writing projects comprising at least 4,000 words in total.Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in ENG101.
Emphasis on critical analysis of various genres of literature; includes study of necessary terminology, introduction to methods of literary criticism, and practice in interpretation and evaluation.Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ENG102.
Study of language as code; phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics; language acquisition; historical and socio-linguistics.Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ENG102, or ENG111, or permission of Instructor.
Introduction to international literature through various forms of literary expression; e.g., poetry, drama, essay, biography, autobiography, short story, and novel. Provides a global overview of literature with special emphasis on diverse cultural contributions of women, African Americans, Asian Americans, Hispanic Americans, and Native Americans. Prerequisites: None.
Introduction to the works of Mexican-American writers of the Southwest. Samples poetry, fiction, and essays viewed in their relationship to American cultural heritage and to contemporary culture. Prerequisites: None.
Emphasizes the social and political backgrounds as well as the form and content of English literature from Anglo-Saxon times to the end of the eighteenth century.Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ENG101, or ENG107, or equivalent.
Emphasizes the social and political backgrounds as well as the form and content of English literature in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ENG101, or ENG107, or equivalent.
A study of the origins, common elements and characteristics, and historical development of Gothic literature with an exploration of the literary techniques and psychological aspects of the genre. Prerequisites: None.
Includes literature written after 1860 in the United States. Prerequisites: None.
Deals with the myths and legends of civilizations with the greatest influence upon the development of the literature and culture of the English speaking people, and compares those myths with myths from other cultures. Prerequisites: None.
Strengths and weaknesses of literature and film. Challenges of adapting literature to film. Addressing racial, ethnic, gender, class and religious differences between cultures and mediums. Use of narrative in each medium and how it translates various cultural values and assumptions. Specific genres present in literature and film. Cultural metaphors and symbols used in literature and film.Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ENG101.
Review of folk and modern literature from a variety of world cultures, including application of literary criteria to folk and modern literature for children. Prerequisites: None.
Study of multicultural folktales, exploring the impact of the oral tradition in American society and showing classroom applications. Prerequisites: None.
History, motivations, and effects of censorship in a democratic society. Censorship and book banning as a method of silencing diverse voices. Critical analysis of banned or challenged literature for children and adults. Prerequisites: None.
Students explore definitions of giftedness, ways of identifying gifted and talented students, and types of programs and services developed for this population. Students address issues in educating gifted and talented students.Prerequisites: Must hold a provisional or standard early childhood, elementary, secondary or special education teaching certificate.
Students explore the intellectual, social, emotional, developmental, and educational characteristics of gifted and talented students.Prerequisites: Must hold a provisional or standard early childhood, elementary, secondary or special education teaching certificate and a grade of C or better in EPD225 or (permission of Department or Division chairperson).
Students explore the theory and practice of teaching methods and differentiating curriculum and instruction for gifted learners.Prerequisites: Must hold a provisional or standard early childhood, elementary, secondary or special education teaching certificate and a grade of C or better in EPD225 or (permission of Department or Division chairperson).
Students explore the concept of creativity, including theories and characteristics. Brain research on critical thinking and implications for gifted education is examined.Prerequisites: Must hold a provisional or standard early childhood, elementary, secondary or special education teaching certificate and a grade of C or better in EPD225 or (permission of Department or Division chairperson).
Introduction to the science of food and human nutrition. Current sustainable dietary recommendations and applications for maximizing well-being and minimizing risk of chronic disease throughout the life cycle. An overview of the nutrients, emphasizing the importance of energy and fluid balance, and optimal functioning of the digestive system. Understanding factors that influence food intake in different cultures. Methods for evaluating credibility of nutrition claims, a focus on modern food safety and technology practices, and a worldview of nutrition are included. Emphasis is on personal dietary behavior change for a holistic life of wellness. Prerequisites: None.
Scientific principles of human nutrition. Emphasis on scientific literacy and the study of nutrients for disease prevention. Includes macronutrients and micronutrients, human nutrient metabolism and nutrition's role in the health of the human body throughout the life cycle. Addresses nutrition principles for prevention of nutrition-related health conditions. Prerequisites: None.General Education Designation: Natural Sciences (General) - [SG] in combination with: FON241LL
Focus on student success through exploration of academic, career and life skills. Includes study of goal-setting/success strategies, academic mindset and financial literacy. Develop an education/career plan utilizing career assessments and other college resources. Prerequisites: None.
Focus on student success through exploration of academic, career, and life skills. Includes study of goal-setting/success strategies, academic mindset, interpersonal skills, financial literacy, self-care strategies, diverse perspectives, and campus tools and resources. Develop an education/career plan utilizing career assessments and other college resources. Prerequisites: None.
Reviews planning, organization, development, and evaluation of written and oral communication in business settings, including informative and persuasive messages. Prerequisites: None.
Review of basic arithmetic and application of mathematics to business problems, includes percentage, interest, discount, and markups. Prerequisites: None.
Characteristics and activities of current local, national, and international business. An overview of economics, marketing, management and finance. Prerequisites: None.
Legal theories, ethical issues and regulatory climate affecting business policies and decisions. Prerequisites: None.
Business applications of descriptive and inferential statistics, measurement of relationships, and statistical process management. Includes the use of spreadsheet software for business statistical analysis.Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in GBS220 or MAT217 or MAT218.
Internal and external business communications, including verbal and nonverbal techniques.Prerequisites: ENG101 or ENG107 with grade of "C" or better, or permission of Department or Division.
Continued study of grammar and vocabulary of the German language along with the study of German culture. Emphasis on German language skills.Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in GER101, or GER101AA, or permission of Department or Division. Completion of prerequisites within the last three years is required.
Introduction to Earth's materials, surface and internal geologic processes, plate tectonics and geologic time. Includes practical experience in rock and mineral identification, topographic maps, and applied problems in geology. Prerequisites: None.Enrollment in both a GLG101IN lecture section and a GLG101IN laboratory section is required. Students may receive credit for only one of the following: GLG101 and GLG103 or GLG101IN.
The origin and history of the Earth, its dynamic geographic and climatic changes. Evolution and sequence of life recorded in the fossil record; tectonic evolution of major continents through time. Prerequisites: None.Enrollment in both a GLG102IN lecture section and a GLG102IN laboratory section is required. Students may receive credit for only one of the following: GLG102 and GLG104 or GLG102IN.
Acquaints students with the use and importance of geological studies as they apply to the interactions between people and the Earth. Includes geological processes and hazards such as earthquakes, volcanoes, floods and landslides. Examines environmental impact and use of mineral and energy resources. Prerequisites: None.Enrollment in both a GLG110IN lecture section and a GLG110IN laboratory section is required. Students may receive credit for only one of the following: GLG110 and GLG111 or GLG110IN.
Overview of current and recent development of health care professions, including career and labor market information, health care delivery systems, third party payers, and facility ownership. Health organization structure, patient rights and quality care. Health care and life values. Definition and importance of values, ethics, and essential behaviors in the workplace. Worker rights and responsibilities. Healthful living practices to include nutrition, stress management and exercise. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standard precautions and facility safety. Use of principles of body mechanics in daily living activities. Basic communication skills which facilitate inter-professional teamwork in the health care setting. Focus on development of personal communication skills and an understanding of how effective communication skills promote teamwork. Focus on intercultural communication strategies. Prerequisites: None.
Medical terminology used in health care, with special care populations and in special services. Body systems approach to terms related to structures, functions, diseases, procedures, and diagnostic tests. Building and analyzing terms using word parts. Medical abbreviations and symbols and term spelling. Prerequisites: None.
An introduction to health care ethics with emphasis on analysis and ethical decision making at both the clinical and health policy levels for health care professionals. Theoretical foundation of bioethics reviewed within historical and contemporary contexts.Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ENG102 or ENG108 or permission of Instructor.
Chemical, biological, biochemical, and psychological processes as a foundation for the understanding of alterations in health. The structural and functional pathophysiology of alterations in health; selected therapeutics considered.Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in BIO202 or BIO205, or permission of Instructor.