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.

Foundational knowledge of topics necessary for success in College Mathematics. Emphasis on understanding mathematical concepts and their applications. Topics include number sense, proportional reasoning, numerical and algebraic expressions, linear equations, and representations of data. Prerequisites: None.

MAT103 students may receive credit for only one of the following: (MAT052 and MAT053 and MAT055) or MAT103. This course is designed for students that do not qualify for MAT141 or MAT142, but intend to complete MAT14+ College Mathematics for their degree path. This course covers topics from basic arithmetic and introductory algebra.

Proper use of function notation, average rate of change of functions, and evaluating arithmetic and algebraic expressions. Analysis of linear and quadratic equations, and their applications; graphs of linear and quadratic functions; operations on polynomial expressions. Prerequisites: None.

MAT114 students may receive credit for only one of the following: MAT114, OR MAT115.
Equivalent course(s): MAT114/MAT115

Working knowledge of college-level mathematics and its applications to real-life problems. Emphasis on understanding mathematical concepts and their applications. Topics include proportional reasoning, modeling, finance, probability, and statistics.

MAT141 students may receive credit for only one of the following: MAT140, MAT141, MAT142, MAT145, or MAT146. Prerequisites: An appropriate District placement, or a grade of C or better in (MAT052, MAT053, and MAT055), or (MAT055, MAT056, and MAT057), or MAT085, or MAT09+, or MAT103, or MAT114, or MAT115, or MAT12+.
Equivalent course(s): MAT140/MAT141/MAT142/145/146
General Education Designations: MA GE Codes
MAT1142

Analysis and interpretation of the behavior and nature of functions including linear, quadratic, higher-order polynomials, rational, exponential, logarithmic, power, absolute value, and piecewise-defined functions; systems of equations, using multiple methods including matrices, and modeling and solving real world problems.

Students may receive credit for only one of the following: MAT150, OR MAT151, OR MAT152, OR MAT155, OR MAT156. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MAT095, or MAT096, or MAT114, or MAT115, or MAT12+, OR an appropriate district placement for MAT15+, OR permission of Department or Division Chair.
Equivalent course(s): MAT150/151/152/155/156
General Education Designations: MA GE Codes
MAT1151

Topics in algebra and trigonometry in preparation for calculus.

Students may receive credit for only one of the following: MAT182, or MAT187, or MAT188. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MAT15+, or an appropriate district placement.
Equivalent course(s): MAT187/188
General Education Designations: MA GE Codes
MAT1187

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

Basic concepts and applications of statistics, including data description, estimation and hypothesis tests.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MAT14+, or MAT15+, or MAT187, or equivalent, or an appropriate District placement, or permission of Department/Division Chair.
General Education Designations: CS GE Codes
MAT1160

Introduction to the theory, techniques, and applications of the differential and integral calculus of functions with problems related to business, life, and the social sciences.

Students may receive credit for only one of the following: MAT212 or MAT213. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MAT15+, or MAT187, or an appropriate District placement.
Equivalent course(s): MAT212/MAT213
General Education Designations: MA GE Codes
MAT2212

An introduction to the mathematics required for the study of business. Includes multivariable optimization, Lagrange multipliers, linear programming, linear algebra, probability, random variables, discrete and continuous distributions.

Students may receive credit for only one of the following: MAT217 or MAT218. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MAT212, or MAT213, or MAT220, or MAT221.
Equivalent course(s): MAT217/MAT218

Limits, continuity, differential and integral calculus of functions of one variable.

Students may receive credit for only one of the following: MAT220 OR MAT221. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MAT187, or MAT188, or an appropriate District placement.
Equivalent course(s): MAT220/MAT221
General Education Designations: MA GE Codes
MAT2220

Introduction to matrices, systems of linear equations, determinants, vector spaces, linear transformations and eigenvalues. Emphasizes the development of computational skills.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MAT212 or MAT213 or MAT220 or MAT221, or equivalent.

Course emphasizes discrete mathematics connections to computer science by exposing students to foundational concepts of set theory, logic, counting, induction, proof techniques, graph theory, and algorithms.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MAT212, or MAT213, or MAT220, or MAT221, or permission of Department or Division Chair.
MAT2227

Techniques of integration for both proper and improper integrals with applications to the physical and social sciences, elements of analytic geometry, and the analysis of sequences and series.

Students may receive credit for only one of the following: MAT230 or MAT231. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MAT220, or MAT221, or equivalent.
Equivalent course(s): MAT230/MAT231
General Education Designations: MA GE Codes
MAT2230

Multivariate calculus including vectors, vector- valued functions, partial differentiation, multiple integration and an introduction to vector fields.

Student may receive credit for only one of the following: MAT240 or MAT241. Prerequisites: Grade of "C" or better in MAT230 or MAT231.
Equivalent course(s): MAT240/MAT241
General Education Designations: MA GE Codes
MAT2241

Explore number, numeration systems and operations on numbers. Techniques of problem solving with an emphasis on exploring a variety of strategies. Use a variety of visualization techniques to develop a conceptual understanding of these topics.

MAT256 is designed to meet requirements for prospective elementary education teachers. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in (MAT15+ or higher), or (MAT12+ and MAT14+), or [MAT14+ and (MAT114 or MAT115)], or (MAT14+ and an appropriate District placement into MAT150, MAT151, or MAT152), or permission of Department/Division Chair.

Explores geometry, measurement, probability and statistics. Uses visualization, technologies, problem solving, reasoning and proof to develop a conceptual understanding of these topics.

MAT257 is designed to meet the requirements for prospective elementary education teachers. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MAT256 or permission of Department/Division Chair.

Introduces differential equations, theoretical and practical solution techniques with applications. Problem-solving using MATLAB.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MAT230 or MAT231 or permission of Department/Division Chair.
Equivalent course(s): MAT276/MAT277
General Education Designations: MA GE Codes

The systematic study of social behavior and human groups, particularly the influence of culture, socialization, social structure, stratification, social institutions, differentiation by region, race, ethnicity, sex/gender, age, class, and socio/cultural change upon people's attitudes and behaviors. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: SB GE Codes
SOC1101

Sociological study of human sexuality. Course examines the social forces that shape a culture's sexual practices, attitudes, and inequalities. Topics include the social construction of sexuality, social change, sexual identities, sexual inequalities, institutional influence and regulation of sexuality, as well as current trends and issues surrounding human sexuality. Prerequisites: None.

SOC130 contains mature adult content and some of the topics discussed may be considered "controversial" or "taboo" in some societies and cultures. Students are expected to be able to engage with the content in a respectful and open-minded way.
General Education Designations: SB GE Codes

A sociological exploration of the way culture shapes and defines gender in contemporary U.S. society. Major emphasis on gender roles, gender stereotypes, power and the relationship between gender and other intersecting social identities such as race, ethnicity, class, and sexual identity. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: C, SB GE Codes

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

Examines how the social construction of race shapes social interaction and social institutions. Explores the consequences of power, privilege and oppression among major ethnic and racial groups in the United States. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: C, SB GE Codes
SOC2215

An overview of the sociological study of social problems and inequalities confronting the United States. Emphasis is placed on what is known about social problems, recent trends, causes and consequences, individual and societal responses, and how social policies might solve social problems. Issues to be examined may include: health care, education, family, economy, environment, drug and alcohol abuse, crime and violence, among others. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: SB GE Codes
SOC2250

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.