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.
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.
Structured nursing tutorial assistance and nursing study skills to help students achieve success in their respective block of nursing courses. Nursing process and critical thinking application skills emphasized. Prerequisites: None.Course offered as Credit (P) No credit (Z) basis. May be repeated for a total of six (6) credit hours. Corequisites: Concurrent enrollment in the Nursing program or permission of Department Chair.
Structured nursing tutorial assistance and nursing study skills to help students achieve success in their respective block of nursing courses. Nursing process and critical thinking application skills emphasized. Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: Concurrent enrollment in the Nursing program or permission of Department Chair.Course offered as Credit (P) No credit (Z) basis. NUR104AB may be repeated for a total of eight (8) credits. Corequisites: Concurrent enrollment in the Nursing program or permission of Department Chair.
Introduction of Nurse of the Future competencies as a foundational framework for development of the professional nurse. Basic care concepts, the nursing process, and clinical reasoning are utilized to meet the needs of adult and older adult patients.Prerequisites: Admission into the Nursing Program.
Introduction to the role of the nursing assistant for clients across the wellness/illness continuum within the nurse assisting scope of practice. Includes basic problem solving processes specific to meeting the basic and holistic needs of clients, therapeutic communication skills, interventions to ensure the needs and safety of the client, specific types of diseases, conditions and alterations in behavior of the client. Focus is on the special needs of the older adult client in the acute and long-term care settings, and basic care skills and procedures. Provides opportunity for the development of clinical competency in the performance of selected nurse assisting skills and procedures through participation in the care of clients.NUR158 final admission requirements are determined by the Program Director and/or Division Chair and may be based on employer (partner) requirements if the student is employed by the requesting agency. NUR158 meets the application and admission requirements for MaricopaNursing programs. Prerequisites: Reading and math assessment as well as completion of all required Health and Safety documents.
Utilization of Nurse of the Future competencies and clinical judgment measures to develop knowledge, skills, and attitudes to provide safe, quality patient care across the wellness-illness continuum in selected medical-surgical and mental health patients.Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in (BIO202 and NUR152) or permission of Nursing Department Chair.
Application of critical thinking strategies and clinical judgment measures related to holistic care of the newborn and childbearing patients. Integration of concepts related to holistic care of adults and older adult patients with selected acute and chronic alterations in health. Integration of professional nursing standards in role development. Utilization of previous knowledge of physical, biologic, psycho-social sciences, and the cultural, spiritual aspects of nursing care. Integration of concepts of nutrition, pharmacology, communication, health promotion, and pathophysiology into nursing care.Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in [(CRE101 or appropriate district placement) and NUR172 and PSY101] or permission of Nursing Department Chair.
Applies Nurse of the Future competencies and clinical judgment measures to practice and manage care for the child/family unit and adults requiring complex care throughout the wellness/illness continuum, and prepare for transition from student to professional nurse.Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in (BIO205 and NUR252) or permission of Nursing Department Chair.