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.

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.

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.

Health and wellness and their application to an optimal life style. Explores current topics of interest such as stress management, nutrition, fitness, and environmental health. Evaluates common risk factors associated with modern lifestyles. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: SB GE Codes

Survey of the history of the Western world from the emergence of Western civilization in the Middle Ages to the start of the French Revolution. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: H, HU, SB GE Codes

Survey of the history of the Western world from the French Revolution to the present. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: G, H, HU, SB GE Codes

The political, economic, and social development of the United States from the Pre-Columbian period through the end of the Civil War (1865). Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: H, HU, SB GE Codes
HIS1131

Note: This course has differences between current terms. Please see advisement for specific information.

The political, economic, and social development of United States from 1865 to the present time. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: H, SB GE Codes
HIS1132

Survey of American history from 1945 to the present. Focuses on the political, social, economic and cultural history of the United States from the end of World War II to the present time. Includes domestic developments and foreign policy. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: H, HU, SB GE Codes

Examination of the origins and development of Mexican American peoples. Including culture, history and contributions within the United States. Emphasis on educational, social, and economic conditions of Mexican Americans of the southwest. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: C, H, SB GE Codes

Note: This course has differences between current terms. Please see advisement for specific information.

A survey of the economic, social, cultural, and political elements of world history from 1500 to the present. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: G, H, HU GE Codes
HIS1111

Survey of American Indian history with emphasis on the last 200 years. Focuses on cultural, economic, political and social continuity and changes. Topics include how federal policies impacted and were shaped by Indigenous peoples and how Indigenous individuals, communities, and nations have maintained cultural identity and sovereignty. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: C, H, SB GE Codes

Introduction to women's history from the colonial period to the present. Explores changes and developments which have influenced the lives of women. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: C, H, SB GE Codes

History and cultural heritage of African-Americans from their beginnings in Ancient Africa through the experience of chattel slavery in the Americas to their eventual emancipation and participation in the American Civil War. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: C, H, HU, SB GE Codes

The multifaceted history and cultural heritage of African-American communities since the Civil War, presented within the broader context of U.S. history. This course explores the social, economic, political, and cultural history of African-American communities, including the historical and cultural impacts of slavery and discrimination, and the collective struggle for freedom, equality, and self-determination throughout U.S. history. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: C, H, SB GE Codes