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.

Introductory course in workplace safety training, including an overview of critical safety policies, procedures, and practices that help prevent injuries and keep the workplace safe and productive. Prerequisites: None.

Introductory course into the practice of modern maintenance operations. Includes: safely and correctly using maintenance tools (e.g., hand tools, power tools), measuring instrumentations (e.g., tape, caliper, micrometer) and reading various engineering documents (e.g., blueprints, flowcharts, parts diagrams). Use and convert units in System International (SI) and imperial. Basic discussion of industrial safety procedures, machine operations, troubleshooting, failure analysis, modern maintenance principles, rigging, workplace organization, and records keeping. Prerequisites: None.

Introductory course in how to transmit, measure, calculate, and work safely with rotational mechanical equipment. Hands-on assembly, alignment, maintenance, and troubleshooting of mechanical power transmission systems and components e.g., belts, bearings, chains, dynamometers, gears, pulleys, couplings, bushings, and sprockets. Introduction to lubricant and grease types, their standards, safety, and application. Prerequisite: None.

Introductory course in the principles of hydraulic system operation, components construction, maintenance, troubleshooting, and operation, as well as the role of the individual components in an operating hydraulic system. Includes hydraulic fitting and seals, accumulators, cylinders, directional control valves (DVC), relief valves, check valves, pumps, filters, hoses, and a variety of hydraulic control circuits. Prerequisites: None.

Introductory course in the principles of pneumatic system operation, components construction, maintenance, troubleshooting, and operation, as well as the role of the individual components of an operating pneumatic system. Includes pneumatic fitting, seals, accumulators, actuator/cylinders, Directional Control Valves (DCV), manifolds, relief valves, check valves, pumps, filters, regulators, dryers, and common pneumatic control circuits. Prerequisites: None.

An introductory course in Alternating Current (AC) and Direct Current (DC) electric theory. Includes electric circuits using resistors, capacitors and inductors. Also includes solenoids, relays, transformers, basic DC and AC motors, circuit protection devices and a variety of switches. Prerequisites: None.

Introductory course in AC and DC power electronic theory. Includes power supplies, power conditioning, solid-state power devices, and power control circuits. Also includes proximity sensors, analog thermal sensors, control feedback loops, and the setup and operation of Variable Frequency Drives (VFDs).

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

Introductory course in Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) Ladder Logic programming and troubleshooting PLC connected components and systems. Also includes basic Human Machine Interface (HMI) navigation, connecting to a PLC, and program downloading.

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

Introductory course in Process Control Systems design, operation, and tuning of Proportional, Integral, Derivative (PID) controllers for regulating flow, temperature, pressure, and level of industrial process variables. Includes manual control, feedback control, automated controls, analysis process setup, operate, and troubleshooting processes of control systems. Also includes typical Pipe and Instrument Diagram (P&IDs) symbols and tags along with the development of a basic P&ID drawing.

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

An introductory course in DC, single-phase AC, and 3-phase AC electric motors and motor control circuits. Includes electric motor control circuit components, motor control circuit applications, sequence circuits, and timer circuits.

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

An examination of the integration of mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical, piping, electronic control, and process control systems. Experience in designing, building, maintaining, troubleshooting, and repairing such integrated systems will be gained.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in AIT225, or permission of Instructor or Corequisites: AIT225.

Fundamental principles of working safely with robots, and applications and trends in industrial robotics. Includes types of robots, axes and coordinate systems, programming and operating robots. Incorporates end effectors and collaborative robots.

A grade of C or better required in all Prerequisites. Prerequisites or Corequisites: AIT100 or permission of Instructor.

Introduction of principles, methods, and techniques for communicating with deaf people who sign. Development of expressive and receptive sign skills, manual alphabet, numbers, and sign vocabulary. Overview of syntax, grammar, and culture related to American Sign Language (A.S.L.). Prerequisites: None. ASL103 suggested as a corequisite but not required.

Continued development of knowledge and language skills for communicating with deaf people who sign. Includes numbers, fingerspelling, and culture. Emphasis on enhancement of receptive sign skills and continued development of expressive sign skills. Application of rudimentary, syntactical, and grammatical structure stressed with continued development of sign vocabulary.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ASL101 or permission of Department or Division. Completion of prerequisites within the last three years is required.

Examines skills, tools and strategies necessary for becoming a computer help-desk or end-user support professional. Prerequisites: None.

Identify and explain social media and Web 2.0 technologies for personal, academic, professional, and business applications. Create and maintain accounts on various sites to socialize, write, and share multimedia, while understanding the related ethics, privacy and security issues. Prerequisites: None.

Students must be 13 years or older to enroll in CIS103 as students are required to create social media accounts for course participation.

Overview of computer technology, concepts, terminology, and the role of computers in business and society. Discussion of social and ethical issues related to computers. Use of word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation software. Includes uses of application software and the Internet for efficient and effective problem solving. Exploration of relevant emerging technologies. Prerequisites: None.

Equivalent course(s): BPC105 & CIS105
General Education Designations: CS GE Codes
CIS1120

Ethical issues that arise as a result of increasing use of computers, and the responsibilities of those who work with computers, either as computer science professionals or end users. Critical inquiry and review of ethical challenges in information technology business, including professional and corporate responsibility, government regulation, fiduciary responsibilities of information, infringement of intellectual property, security risk assessment, Internet crime, identity theft, employee surveillance, privacy, compliance, social networking, and the ethics of IT corporations. Prerequisites: None.

Using word processing software to create, name and manage files, edit text, format, apply themes and styles, create and modify tables, apply desktop publishing features, and print a variety of types of documents. Prerequisites: None.

Computer spreadsheet skills for solving business problems using Excel, including calculations, forecasting, projections, macro programming, database searching, extraction, linking, statistics, and matrix manipulation. Production of graphs and reports. Project design using multiple, integrated spreadsheets. Prerequisites: None.

Introduction to Microsoft Access. Emphasis on features, design, and database management. Prerequisites: None.

CIS117DM combines the contents of CIS117AM, CIS117BM and CIS117CM. CIS117DM may be repeated for a total of nine (9) credit hours.

Use of PowerPoint to produce professional-quality presentation visuals with animation and sound. Prerequisites: None.

Foundations of video import, export, and editing. Includes parts and function of a video camera, preproduction and production, incorporating photographs, titles, graphics, animation and audio, capturing, editing, rendering and outputting digital video. Prepares students for the Adobe Certifications related to Adobe Premiere. Prerequisites: None.

Provides students with the knowledge and skills to use Adobe Illustrator graphics software on a computer. Basic foundation course in the use of electronic techniques to create, manipulate, and edit images, text, abstract art, graphics design, color graphics and business charts; determine file formats appropriate for web and print; utilize tools to optimize graphics and create a PDF file. Prerequisites: None.

Focuses on entry-level skill expectations for digital animation using Adobe Animate. Covers basic animation techniques used in the creation, manipulation, and editing of animation graphics. Prepares students for the Adobe certifications related to Adobe Animate. Prerequisites: None.

Equivalent course(s): BPC120DC & CIS120DC

Focuses on entry-level skills and knowledge for digital imaging using Adobe Photoshop. Prepares students for the Adobe Certifications related to Photoshop. Prerequisites: None.

Introduction to core administration skills needed to manage a Red Hat Enterprise Linux system. This Red Hat Academy course helps prepare for the Red Hat certification exams using a hands-on, task-focused curriculum. Prerequisites: None.

Overview of the Internet/World Wide Web (WWW) and its resources. Hands-on experience with various Internet/WWW resource discovery, information retrieval, and social media tools. Design and Development of multi-page websites using current Hyper Text Markup Language (HTML) and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) standards. Prerequisites: None.

Overview of WordPress Content Management System. Includes hands-on design and creation of web pages and blogs for the World Wide Web. Designed to cover best practices for web site/blog creation. Prerequisites: None.

Use of Adobe InDesign to compose and print textual and graphic materials of high quality. Includes word processing of copy, use of graphics programs, layout of design elements, printing alternatives, and file formats. Prerequisites: None.

Equivalent course(s): BPC138DA & CIS138DA

Structured and Object-Oriented design and logic tools. Use of computer problems to demonstrate and teach concepts using an appropriate programming language.

A grade of C or better required in all Prerequisites. Prerequisites or Corequisites: CIS105 or permission of Instructor.

Introduction to Python programming. Includes general concepts, program design, development, data types, operators, expressions, flow control, functions, classes, input and output operations, debugging, structured programming, and object-oriented programming.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS105 or permission of Instructor.

Introduction to C# programming including general concepts, program design, development, data types, operators, expressions, flow control, functions, classes, input and output operations, debugging, structured programming, and object-oriented programming.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS105 or permission of Instructor.
General Education Designations: CS GE Codes

Introduction to basic JavaScript programming concepts including syntax. Covers Hypertext Markup Language (HTML), programming logic and debugging, as well as forms manipulation and animation.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS133DA or permission of Instructor.

Introduction to web scripting with PHP (PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor). Web application development using Hypertext Markup Language (HTML), PHP, programming logic, and Structured Query Language (SQL).

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS133DA or permission of Instructor.

Overview of networks. Emphasis on the elements of a network, current issues and products, and use of a network. Includes terminology, hardware and software components, connectivity, resource monitoring and sharing, electronic mail and messaging, and security issues. Helps prepare students for the CompTIA Network+ examination. Prerequisites: None.

Corequisites: CIS105 or permission of Instructor.

Advanced Excel spreadsheet features for data analytics including advanced functions, PivotTables, Data Modelling, Dashboard creation and forecasting for Business Intelligence (BI). Includes capstone project of an interactive dashboard using a multi-table Excel Data Model.

A basic of understanding of statistics is required. A grade of C or better required in all Prerequisites. Prerequisites or Corequisites: [CIS114DE and (CIS117DM or CIS276DA or CIS276DB)], or permission of Instructor.

Plan, design and create web sites using HTML and Advanced Cascading Style Sheets (CSS). Expedite the development process using CSS frameworks and libraries. Enhance user experience and web site functionality using supporting technologies. Exploration of User Interface (UI) and User Experience (UX), best practices, accessibility, strategies, and careers in web design and development.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS133DA or permission of Instructor.

Introduction to Electronic Commerce on the Internet. Designing an electronic storefront including web page content and development, e-commerce site marketing, advertisement, legal and security considerations, credit card and other debit transaction covered. Also includes current issues in e-commerce.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS133DA or permission of Instructor.

Continue to develop core administration skills needed to manage a Red Hat Enterprise Linux system. This Red Hat Academy course helps to prepare students for the Red Hat certification exams using a hands-on, task-focused curriculum.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS126RH, or permission of Instructor.