The following is a complete listing of courses offered at MCC. Click on the blue arrow below to view a dropdown list of course descriptions for each program. You can also visit our Programs of Study page for a list of course requirements necessary to complete your degree.

Please note: Special Studies is a general heading for experimental courses or those for which the demand is untested, unknown, immediate, or temporary. You can visit our Special Studies page for a list of Special Studies courses.

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AAD - Applied Art and Design
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">ACC - Accounting</div>]
ACC - Accounting
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">ACD - Alcohol/Chemical Dependency</div>]
ACD - Alcohol/Chemical Dependency
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AGS - Agricultural Studies
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ANT - Anthropology
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">ARA - Arabic/Foreign Language</div>]
ARA - Arabic/Foreign Language
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ART - Art
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ASL - American Sign Language/Foreign Language
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">ATP - Automotive Technology</div>]
ATP - Automotive Technology
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BIO - Biology
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BUS - Business
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CDL - Interdisciplinary
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">CE  - Cooperative Education-Disney World</div>]
CE - Cooperative Education-Disney World
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CE - Hospitality
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CE - Office Technology
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CEL - Leadership
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CHE - Chemistry
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CHI - Chinese/Foreign Language
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">CIN - Cinema Studies</div>]
CIN - Cinema Studies
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">CIS - Computer Information Systems</div>]
CIS - Computer Information Systems
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CIT - Civil and Construction Technology
Hide details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">CLT - Clinical Laboratory Technician</div>]
CLT - Clinical Laboratory Technician
CLT 100 - Introduction to Medical Laboratory Technology
This course is an overview of the Health Care System with an emphasis on the profession of Medical Laboratory Technology. The course covers the training and continuing education of Health Care workers and outlines the roles Clinical Laboratory Technicians/Medical Laboratory Technicians play as part of the health care team. The student will describe the history and current practices relative to education, governance and common practice in the clinical laboratory field. The student will be able to discuss and demonstrate safety, values, ethics and interpersonal interactions as related to Laboratory Science. Two class hours. 2 Credits.
CLT 110 - Specimen Procurement and Processing
This course is an introduction to the collection and processing of patient specimens for clinical laboratory testing. The primary emphasis is venipuncture technique and its importance in sample quality. Other topics include communication skills, quality assurance, safety and infection control procedures, applicable medical terminology, capillary blood collection, collection of specimens other than blood, and specimen handling. Three laboratory hours. 1 Credit.

Prerequisite: CLT 100 and any one of BIO 134, BIO 142, BIO 144; or permission of instructor.
CLT 130 - Body Fluids and Urinalysis
This course is the study of the structure and function of the processes which result in urine and body fluid production. The emphasis of the course will be on analysis and interpretation of test results and will include pathophysiological correlations to the test results. Topics will include urinalysis, cerebrospinal fluid analysis, serous fluid analysis, analysis of transudates, exudates and gastrointestinal contents and semen analysis. One class hour, two laboratory hours. 2 Credits.

Prerequisite(s): CLT 100 with a grade of C or higher AND any one of BIO 134, BIO 142, BIO 144 each with a grade of C or higher; or permission of instructor. Co-requisite(s): Any one of BIO 135, BIO 143, BIO 145 (or previously completed)
CLT 140 - Immunology
An introduction to basic concepts in immunology. Topics include classification systems of the immune system. Functions and interactions of each component of the immune subsystems. Mechanisms of action of each active component of the immune subsystems. Detailed analysis of the development of the immune system, specific immunoglobulin structures, functions and genetics, complement and other cascades and the major histocompatibility complex will be covered. Disorders discussed will include anergy, hypersensitivities, autoimmune diseases, allergies, immune deficiencies and AIDS. Two class hours. 2 Credits.

Prerequsite(s): CLT 100 with a grade of C or higher AND any one of BIO 134, BIO 142, BIO 144 each with a grade of C or higher; or permission of instructor. Co-requisite(s): CLT 145 AND any one of BIO 135, BIO 143, BIO 145 (or previously completed)
CLT 145 - Serological Techniques
An introduction to the theory and practice of serological testing with emphasis on clinical significance and disease correlation. Topics include traditional techniques and molecular methods for detection and confirmation of disease states. Three laboratory hours. 1 Credit.

Prerequisite(s): CLT 100 with a grade of C or higher AND any one of BIO 134, BIO 142, BIO 144 each with a grade of C or higher; or permission of instructor. Co-requisite(s): CLT 140 with a grade of C or higher AND any one of BIO 135, BIO 143, BIO 145 (or previously completed)
CLT 150 - Histology Techniques
An introduction to histological techniques used in the clinical laboratory setting. Topics include tissue preparation, fixation, embedding, sectioning, mounting and staining to facilitate microscopic examination. The student will be required to identify common cellular and tissue structures and will be required to follow all laboratory and safety protocols. Two laboratory hours. 1 Credit.

Prerequisite(s):CLT 100 with a grade of C or higher AND any one of BIO 135, BIO 143, BIO 145 each with a grade of C or higher; or permission of instructor
CLT 203 - Diagnostic Microbiology
A comprehensive study of microorganisms of importance in human health and disease. Topics include the preanalytical collection and processing of clinical specimens as well as the analytical morphology, isolation, and identification of pathogens, with a focus on colonial, microscopic, biochemical and molecular characteristics and additionally the postanalytical interrelationships of microorganisms and human hosts and the correlation, prevention and control of infectious diseases. Bacteriology is emphasized but the course includes a survey of mycology, parasitology, and virology. Four laboratory hours. 2 Credits.

Prerequisite: BIO 202 with a grade of C or higher, or permission of instructor.
CLT 210 - Clinical Chemistry
An introduction to the concepts of Clinical Chemistry. Topics include basic laboratory math, the renal system, digestive system with liver function, respiratory system and the endocrine system. Emphasis is on clinical tests which evaluate the function of these systems. Analytes and lab results are correlated to normal homeostasis and disease. Analyte measurements are studied and described in reference to previously covered material such as metabolism, protein synthesis, acid-base balance, electrolyte balance, enzymes, and hormones. Laboratory work includes the theory, operation and maintenance of the specialized and semi- automated analytical instrumentation used to perform these tests. Three class hours, three laboratory hours. 4 Credits.

Prerequisite(s): CLT 110 with a grade of C or higher, CHE 145 or CHE 151 AND any one of BIO 135, BIO 143, BIO 145, both with a grade of C or higher; and MCC Level 9 Mathematics placement or MTH 165 with a grade of C or higher; or permission of instructor