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.

Overview of early childhood education (birth to age eight) in American society, including current issues and responsibilities. Emphasis on issues of professionalism, ethics and program types. Opportunities for students to explore potential career paths. Prerequisites: None.

EED200 requires a minimum of 30 hours of field experience in birth to age eight environments.
General Education Designations: SB GE Codes

Consideration of public health issues and safety procedures within early childhood settings, serving young children birth to age eight. Overview of nutritional needs and issues of physical fitness and well-being in young children. Includes field experiences. Prerequisites: None.

Introduces children's language acquisition and literacy development. Exploration of the relationships among language, literacy, family, culture, and community. Study of educational practices and advocacy opportunities that support language acquisition, literacy development and the preservation of heritage languages. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: C, HU GE Codes

Work experience with infants and toddlers in early care and education settings. Eighty (80) hours of designated work per credit.

May be repeated for a total of six (6) credit hours. Prerequisites: Permission of Department or Division.

Introduction to international literature through various forms of literary expression; e.g., poetry, drama, essay, biography, autobiography, short story, and novel. Provides a global overview of literature with special emphasis on diverse cultural contributions of women, African Americans, Asian Americans, Hispanic Americans, and Native Americans. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: C, HU GE Codes

Introduction to the works of Mexican-American writers of the Southwest. Samples poetry, fiction, and essays viewed in their relationship to American cultural heritage and to contemporary culture. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: C, HU GE Codes

Emphasizes the social and political backgrounds as well as the form and content of English literature from Anglo-Saxon times to the end of the eighteenth century.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ENG101, or ENG107, or equivalent.
General Education Designations: HU GE Codes

Emphasizes the social and political backgrounds as well as the form and content of English literature in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ENG101, or ENG107, or equivalent.
General Education Designations: H, HU GE Codes

Includes literature written after 1860 in the United States. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: HU GE Codes

Deals with the myths and legends of civilizations with the greatest influence upon the development of the literature and culture of the English speaking people, and compares those myths with myths from other cultures. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: G, HU GE Codes

Presents works of literature and their film versions and analyzes distinguishing techniques of each medium.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ENG101, or ENG107, or equivalent.
General Education Designations: HU, L GE Codes

Strengths and weaknesses of literature and film. Challenges of adapting literature to film. Addressing racial, ethnic, gender, class and religious differences between cultures and mediums. Use of narrative in each medium and how it translates various cultural values and assumptions. Specific genres present in literature and film. Cultural metaphors and symbols used in literature and film.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ENG101.
General Education Designations: C, HU, L GE Codes

Review of folk and modern literature from a variety of world cultures, including application of literary criteria to folk and modern literature for children. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: HU GE Codes

Study of multicultural folktales, exploring the impact of the oral tradition in American society and showing classroom applications. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: C, HU GE Codes

History, motivations, and effects of censorship in a democratic society. Censorship and book banning as a method of silencing diverse voices. Critical analysis of banned or challenged literature for children and adults. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: C, HU GE Codes

An introduction to health care ethics with emphasis on analysis and ethical decision making at both the clinical and health policy levels for health care professionals. Theoretical foundation of bioethics reviewed within historical and contemporary contexts.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ENG102 or ENG108 or permission of Instructor.
General Education Designations: HU GE Codes

Chemical, biological, biochemical, and psychological processes as a foundation for the understanding of alterations in health. The structural and functional pathophysiology of alterations in health; selected therapeutics considered.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in BIO202 or BIO205, or permission of Instructor.

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.

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.