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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Provides the foundational aspects of data center fundamentals, data center compliance, operations, and physical infrastructure. Introduces mission critical operations (MCOs) as they apply to data centers. Includes an overview of the physical components of a data center, its interoperability, and the usage of data center equipment. 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.

Introduces concepts and methods of cultural anthropology, with illustrative materials from a variety of communities in a globalizing world. Explores the concept of culture and examines a variety of cultural and social practices such as subsistence, economics, politics, marriage, kinship, gender and religion. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: G, SB GE Codes

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

Cross-cultural analysis of the economic, social, political, and religious factors that affect women's status in traditional and modern societies. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: G, HU, SB GE Codes

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

Origins, elements, and forms of religion; a comparative survey of religious beliefs, myths, rituals and symbolism including magic, witchcraft and healing as practiced in selected regions of the world; the place of religion in the total culture. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: G, HU GE Codes

Introduction to archaeology through discoveries and the researchers who made them. Emphasis on methods of archaeological fieldwork and what these discoveries reveal about humanity, including the nature of archaeological inquiry, the development of human social groups, the changing role of religion in evolving societies, the origins of agriculture, the origins of settled life ways, the rise of cities and complex societies, political strife across different cultures and the forces which tend to fragment societies. Examples drawn from Africa, Asia, Europe, the Pacific Islands, and Australia. Prerequisites: None.

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

Introduction to archaeology through discoveries and the researchers who made them. Emphasis on methods of archaeological fieldwork and what these discoveries reveal about humanity, including the nature of archaeological inquiry, the development of human social groups, the changing role of religion in evolving societies, the origins of agriculture, the origins of settled life ways, the rise of cities and complex societies, political strife across different cultures and the forces which fragment societies. Examples drawn from North America, Central America, and South America. Prerequisites: None.

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

Cross-cultural examination of symbolic and social dimensions of sports, past and present. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: G, SB GE Codes

Study of the science of human development from conception through adolescence. Includes observation skills, parent and adult roles in the lives of children, and contemporary issues. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: SB GE Codes

Basic vocabulary and grammar to develop conversational skills in Spanish. Emphasis on speaking skills. Prerequisites: None.

Intermediate development of vocabulary and grammar to develop conversational skills in Spanish. Emphasis on speaking skills.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in SPA085AA. Completion of prerequisites within the last three years is required.

Advanced development of vocabulary and grammar to develop conversational skills in Spanish. Emphasis on speaking skills.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in SPA085AB. Completion of prerequisites within the last three years is required.

Basic grammar, pronunciation and vocabulary of the Spanish language. Includes the study of the Spanish-speaking cultures. Practice of listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Prerequisites: None.

Equivalent course(s): SPA101 & SPA101AA
General Education Designations: G GE Codes
SPA1101

Continued study of grammar and vocabulary of the Spanish language and study of the Spanish-speaking cultures. Emphasis on speaking, reading, and writing skills.

Prerequisites: (A grade of "C" or better in SPA101 or SPA101AA), or permission of Department or Division. Completion of prerequisites within the last three years is required.
Equivalent course(s): SPA102 & SPA102AA
General Education Designations: G GE Codes
SPA1102

Basic pronunciation, vocabulary, sentence structures, and cultural awareness, necessary to develop speaking and listening skills in Spanish. Prerequisites: None.

Equivalent course(s): SPA115 & SPA115AA

Basic conversational Spanish for health care workers or students. Emphasis on basic sentence structure, pronunciation and vocabulary used in health care settings. Prerequisites: None.