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.

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.

A survey of the fundamentals of general chemistry. Emphasis on essential concepts and problem solving techniques. Basic principles of measurement, chemical bonding, structure and reactions, nomenclature, and the chemistry of acids and bases. Preparation for students taking more advanced courses in chemistry.

Student may receive credit for only one of the following: CHM130 and CHM130LL, or CHM130AA. Prerequisites: C/better in [(CHM100 or hgh schl algebra or MAT140/hghr or EdReady Quant&Stat 70/hghr or Coll Alg 80/hghr) and (RDG100 or RDG100LL or hghr or eligibility for CRE101 as indicated by appropriate reading placemnt)] or permission of the dept.
General Education Designations: SQ GE Codes
CHM1130

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

Detailed study of principles of chemistry for science majors and students in pre-professional curricula.

Completion of all prerequisites within the last two years is recommended. Student may receive credit for only one of the following: CHM150 and CHM151LL, or CHM151 and CHM151LL, or CHM150AA, or CHM151AA. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in [(CHM130 and CHM130LL) or CHM130AA or one year of high school chemistry taken in the last five yrs] and (MAT151 or higher or satisfactory placement) or permission of the Instructor or Department or Division Chair.
General Education Designations: SQ GE Codes
CHM1151

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

A study of the chemical properties of the major groups of elements, equilibrium theory, thermodynamics, electrochemistry, and other selected topics.

Completion of prerequisites within the last two years recommended. Student may receive credit for only one of the following: CHM152 and CHM152LL, or CHM152AA. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in [(CHM150 or CHM151) and CHM151LL], or CHM150AA, or CHM151AA, or permission of the Instructor, or Department or Division Chair.
General Education Designations: SQ GE Codes
CHM1152

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

Rigorous introduction to chemistry of carbon-containing compounds. Reaction mechanisms and recent methods of synthesis emphasized.

Student may receive credit for only one of the following: CHM235 and CHM235LL, or CHM235AA. Completion of prerequisites within the last two years recommended. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in (CHM152 and CHM152LL), or CHM152AA, or (CHM154 and CHM154LL), or permission of the Instructor, or Department or Division Chair.
CHM2235

Study of chemistry of carbon-containing compounds continued. Structural determination and additional reaction mechanisms and modern methods of synthesis emphasized.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in (CHM235 and CHM235LL) or CHM235AA, or permission of the Instructor, or Department or Division Chair.
CHM2236

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.

Provides an overview of the normal development of human communication. Emphasis on normative processes involved in speech, language, and hearing development. Examines the impact of multicultural, multi-linguistic environments on speech and language development. Prerequisites: None.

Explore a variety of communication disorders in children and adults that speech-language pathologists diagnose and treat. Provides an introduction to typical versus disordered communication, the causes, characteristics of a variety of speech, language, hearing, and swallowing disorders, and the effects that they can have on those afflicted with them. Prerequisites: None.

Provides a review of the anatomical systems of respiration, phonation, articulation and resonance and hearing and their relationship to pathologies of speech, language and hearing. Includes basic physiology of systems and the neuroanatomy and neurophysiology related to speech and hearing production mechanisms. Examines the physical characteristics of sound and the structure and function of the human auditory system. Prerequisites: None.

Examines the nature, causes and treatment of language disorders across the lifespan. Focuses on developmental and acquired language disorders in childhood through adulthood. Includes multicultural/multilingual issues and therapy observations. Prerequisites: None.

Provides an overview of English phonetics and phonetic transcription including practice with transcription of normal and disordered speech at the entry-level using the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA). Examines the nature, causes, characteristics and treatment of a variety of speech sound disorders across the lifespan including phonological processes/disorders, articulation, dysarthria, apraxia, and other organic disorders. Includes multicultural/multilingual issues and therapy observations. Prerequisites: None.

Examines the nature, causes, and treatment of a variety of speech, language, hearing disorders. Focuses on fluency, voice, hearing, and swallowing/feeding disorders. Expands on language disorders in adolescents and young adults including metacognition and cognitive strategies. Includes therapy observations. Prerequisites: None.

Examines issues associated with professional and ethical behaviors, including the Speech Language Pathology Assistant (SLPA) scope of practice as specified by state and national governing bodies for the profession. Focuses on indirect activities related to client treatment including creation of lessons, implementation of treatment, and documentation. Includes an overview of universal safety precautions, confidentiality, compliance with laws/regulations, and service delivery options in both the educational and health care systems. Prerequisites: None.

Examines a variety of behavior principles, strategies and techniques used with individuals with communication disorders. Focuses on setting up a positive learning environment, increasing motivation and attention, and using Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) with clients. Prerequisites: None.

Practical experience in completing clinical fieldwork as a Speech Language Pathology Assistant (SLPA). Provides opportunity to create lesson plans, implement therapy, record client performance and maintain appropriate documentation for a variety of speech-language disorders in a therapeutic environment. A minimum of 100 hours for the clinical interaction experience in this course is required. Prerequisites: None.

Examines the use of Assistive Technology (AT) and Augmentative Alternative Communication (AAC) systems within various environments to support functional interaction with individuals with disabilities. Focuses on a variety of guiding principles, strategies, accommodations, modifications, computer hardware and software as well as low-tech and high-tech AT and AAC systems. Provides guidelines for need identification and implementation of AT and AAC systems within therapeutic and natural environments. Prerequisites: None.

Examines disabilities with a focus on treatment techniques for low incidence disabilities. Focuses on blindness, deafness, moderate to severe intellectual disability, complex health issues, serious motor and physical impairment, multiple disabilities, genetic syndromes, moderate to severe autism, and social emotional disabilities. Includes therapy observations. 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.

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