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.
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.
Introduction to the fundamentals of the natural gas pipeline operations. Includes topics such as damage prevention, emergency response, valve operation, and testing of facilities. This course prepares students for the Non-Joiner Operator Qualification in the natural gas pipeline industry. Prerequisites: None.
Principles and practices of plastic pipe joining in the natural gas industry. Includes pipe joining techniques such as solvent cements, heat fusions, mechanical saddle fittings, and compression couplings. This course prepares students for Pipe Joiner Qualification in the natural gas industry. Prerequisites: None.
Theories and concepts in industrial technology basics and OSHA 10 certification. Introductory concepts in industrial math, hand and power tools, technical drawings, rigging, and materials handling. Emphasis on communication and employability skills. Included labs emphasize and anchor the course material. Safety and management expectations. Defense in depth strategy and conduct of verifications. Maintenance procedures. Work control process. Performance of work standards and documentation including pre-job preparation, pre-job notification, job review, job verification and job close out specific to nuclear power plant operations. Prerequisites: None.
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.
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.
Basic pronunciation, vocabulary, sentence structures, and cultural awareness, necessary to develop speaking and listening skills in Spanish. Prerequisites: None.
Basic conversational Spanish for health care workers or students. Emphasis on basic sentence structure, pronunciation and vocabulary used in health care settings. Prerequisites: None.