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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Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">AAD - Applied Art and Design</div>]
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
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">AGS - Agricultural Studies</div>]
AGS - Agricultural Studies
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">ANT - Anthropology</div>]
ANT - Anthropology
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">ARA - Arabic/Foreign Language</div>]
ARA - Arabic/Foreign Language
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">ART - Art</div>]
ART - Art
Hide details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">ASL - American Sign Language/Foreign Language</div>]
ASL - American Sign Language/Foreign Language
ASL 101 - American Sign Language I
Designed for students with little or no previous experience in the language. Focuses on communicative skills of sign comprehension and production. Includes high frequency vocabulary, basic sentence constructions, common phrases, and cultural aspects of the Deaf community. Also stresses student participation in skills development. This course fulfills the MCC requirement for a humanities elective. Three class hours. (SUNY-FL) 3 Credits.
ASL 102 - American Sign Language II
A continuation of ASL 101, with emphasis on basic language skills for communication and on cultural aspects to promote understanding and appreciation of Deaf culture. This course fulfills the MCC requirement for a humanities elective. Three class hours. (SUNY-FL) 3 Credits.

Prerequisite: ASL 101 or permission of the instructor.
ASL 103 - American Sign Language III
A continuation of ASL 102 for those with a basic foundation in American Sign Language communication. Grammar and vocabulary are continued at a higher level. Cultural topics are included in the study of grammar and structure. This course fulfills the MCC requirement for a humanities elective. Three class hours. (SUNY-FL) 3 Credits.

Prerequisite: ASL 102 or permission of the instructor.
ASL 104 - American Sign Language IV
A continuation of ASL 103 for students with intermediate competency in the language. Special attention is given to application of complex grammatical principles, including non-manual signals and temporal/distributional aspects. This course fulfills the MCC requirement for a humanities elective. Three class hours. (SUNY-FL) 3 Credits.

Prerequisites: ASL 103 or permission of the instructor.
ASL 201 - American Deaf Culture and Community
This course provides a thorough analysis of the development of Deaf culture in the United States of America. Topics include: education of the D/deaf; Deaf films, theaters and clubs; preservation of American Sign Language; technology and services in the Deaf community; cochlear implantation. The student's acculturation process is facilitated by active participation in the Rochester Deaf community. This course fulfills the MCC requirement for a humanities elective. Three class hours. (SUNY-FL) 3 Credits.

Prerequisite: ASL 102; corequisite: ASL 103
ASL 203 - American Sign Language III
A continuation of ASL 102 for those with a basic foundation in American Sign Language communication. Grammar and vocabulary are continued at a higher level. Cultural topics are included in the study of grammar and structure. This course fulfills the MCC requirement for a humanities elective. Three class hours. (SUNY-FL). 3 Credits.

Prerequisite(s): ASL 102 or permission of instructor.
ASL 216 - Special Topics in Deaf Studies and ASL
This course is designed to address specific topics of interest in Deaf Studies and ASL. Offerings are more specific and focused than the Introductory surveys. Offerings provide students with a deeper understanding and appreciation of Deaf Studies and ASL. Examples of possible offerings include, but is not limited to: Artistic Expressions of Deafhood, Deaf Art and Cinema, Career Explorations in the Sign Language Field and General Linguistics. Topics may change from semester to semester based on faculty and student interest. The classes will be primarily lecture and discussion based and may include occasional relevant outside events. Three class hours.  3 Credits.

Prerequisite(s): ASL 103 or equivalent or permission of instructor.
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">ATP - Automotive Technology</div>]
ATP - Automotive Technology
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">BIO - Biology</div>]
BIO - Biology
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">BUS - Business</div>]
BUS - Business
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">CDL - Interdisciplinary</div>]
CDL - Interdisciplinary
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">CE  - Cooperative Education-Disney World</div>]
CE - Cooperative Education-Disney World
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">CE  - Hospitality</div>]
CE - Hospitality
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">CE  - Office Technology</div>]
CE - Office Technology
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">CEL - Leadership</div>]
CEL - Leadership
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">CHE - Chemistry</div>]
CHE - Chemistry
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">CHI - Chinese/Foreign Language</div>]
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
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">CIT - Civil and Construction Technology</div>]
CIT - Civil and Construction Technology
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">CLT - Clinical Laboratory Technician</div>]
CLT - Clinical Laboratory Technician
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">COM - Communication</div>]
COM - Communication