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.
Survey course designed to introduce students and cadets to the Department of the Air Force (DAF) and the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFROTC). The course allows students and cadets to examine general aspects of the DAF, leadership fundamentals, service benefits, and opportunities for officers. The course also lays the foundation for becoming an Airman or Guardian by outlining our heritage and values. As a foundational course, this course provides a historical perspective such as lessons on war and US military, DAF operations, principles of war, and airpower. Prerequisites: None.
A survey course designed to provide a fundamental understanding of both leadership and team building. Students and cadets will learn that there are many layers to leadership, including aspects that do not always come to mind. Such things include listening, understanding themselves, being a good follower, and problem solving efficiently. Students and cadets will apply these leadership perspectives when completing team building activities and discussing things like conflict management. Students and cadets should demonstrate basic verbal and written communication skills. 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.
Develop and apply critical thinking skills through critically reading varied and challenging materials. Includes analysis, evaluation, interpretation, and synthesis through at least two substantial writing and/or speaking tasks.Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in [(ENG101 or ENG107) and (RDG095 or RDG100 or RDG100LL or RDG111 or RDG112 or RDG113)] or a grade of B or better in ALT100 or an appropriate district placement or permission of Instructor.
Presents current knowledge about human diversity in behavior and culture using examples from a variety of contexts within western and global societies. Highlights topics in cross-cultural psychology, such as intergroup relations, diverse cognitive styles, ethnocentrism, gender, personality, emotion, language, communication, work and health. The role of enculturation throughout the lifespan will be explored to increase awareness of how behavioral and cognitive principles affect interactions in a multicultural world. Prerequisites: None.
An introduction to basic concepts in descriptive and inferential statistics, with emphasis upon application to psychology. Consideration given to the methods of data collection, sampling techniques, graphing of data, use of statistical software, and the statistical evaluation of data collected through experimentation. Required of psychology majors.Student may receive credit for only one (1) of the following courses: PSY230 or PSY230WL. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in (PSY101 and eligibility for MAT14+ or higher as indicated by appropriate district mathematics placement) or permission of Instructor.
Human development from conception through death. Includes biological, physical, cognitive, emotional, and sociocultural development across various ages.Recommended for students majoring in nursing, education, behavioral, pre-med, and psychology. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in PSY101, or permission of Instructor.
Distinguishes between healthy psychological functioning and psychological disorders. Includes topics in psychopathology such as problems with anxiety and depression, eating disorders, substance-use, schizophrenia, sexuality, and personality. Also covers causes and treatments of psychological disorders.Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in PSY101, or permission of Instructor.
Biological foundations of sensation, perception, motivation, emotion, cognition and psychopathology. Designed for students in the life sciences.Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in PSY101, or permission of Instructor.
Planning, execution, analysis, and written reporting of psychological research using American Psychological Association guidelines (APA). Surveys the literature, procedures, and instruments in representative areas of psychological research.A grade of C or better required in all Prerequisites. Prerequisites: ENG101 or ENG107. Prerequisites or Corequisites: PSY230 or PSY230WL or permission of Instructor.