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
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ACC - Accounting
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ACD - Alcohol/Chemical Dependency
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AGS - Agricultural Studies
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ANT - Anthropology
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ARA - Arabic/Foreign Language
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ART - Art
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ASL - American Sign Language/Foreign Language
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ATP - Automotive Technology
ATP 100 - Automotive Services
This hands-on course is designed for both consumers interested in repairing their own cars and individuals interested in entry level skills that will help them gain employment in the automotive industry. Lectures, demonstrations and hands-on activities provide an overview of automotive systems. Can be substituted for any one of the ATP 171-176 work experience courses. Two class hours, two laboratory hours. 3 Credits.
ATP 101 - Introduction to Automotive Technology
An introductory course designed for automotive students that provides theory for a foundation in the field of automotive technology. All systems of the automobile are covered. Offered in the Fall and Spring Semesters. Three class hours, three laboratory hours. 5 Credits.

Prerequisite: Permission of the department.
ATP 102 - Electrical/Electronic Systems 1 - Automotive
A study of basic automotive electricity including Ohms law, circuit analysis, meter usage, discrete solid state components, magnetic induction, motor principles, and wire repair. Two class hours, two laboratory hours. 3 Credits.

Prerequisite: Permission of the Department
ATP 103 - Electrical 2 - Automotive
It is required that students have an extensive electrical theory background or have completed ATP 102 or ATP 152. Theory-related instruction and demonstration of testing and repair procedures covers automotive charging, starting, lighting, and accessories. Schematic reading is emphasized throughout the course. Three class hours, two laboratory hours. 4 Credits.

Prerequisite: Permission of the Department.
ATP 104 - Emission Controls, Computer and Fuel Systems I
Theory related instruction and demonstration of testing and repair procedures covering emission controls, engine performance diagnosis, 2 & 4 gas analysis, scope patterns, and ignition systems. Two class hours, two laboratory hours. 3 Credits.
ATP 105 - Brakes - Automotive
Theory related instruction and demonstration of testing and repair procedures covering automotive brake systems. Includes drum and disc brakes, hydraulic systems, power assist and anti-lock systems. Three class hours, three laboratory hours. 4.5 Credits.

Prerequisite: Permission of Department
ATP 106 - Steering and Suspension - Automotive
In-depth study of adjustable and non-adjustable alignment measurements with emphasis on proper alignment techniques, methods of adjustment, complete 4-wheel alignment. Manual and power steering system diagnosis and repair, complete suspension system service including coil spring, torsion bar, and MacPherson struts. Three class hours, three laboratory hours. 5 Credits.

Prerequisite: Permission of Department
ATP 107 - Automatic Transmission and Transaxle - Automotive
This course includes the theory of operation, diagnosis, maintenance and repair of automobile transmissions and transaxles. There will be emphasis on hands-on work. Three class hours, two laboratory hours. 4 Credits.

Prerequisite: Permission of Department
ATP 108 - Engine Repair - Automotive
Instruction in the 4-stroke theory and practical procedures necessary to diagnose and repair automotive type gasoline engines. Includes diagnosis, component inspection, proper disassembly and reassembly procedures, and critical engine measurements. Three class hours, three laboratory hours. 4 Credits.

Prerequisite: Permission of Department
ATP 109 - Heating and Air Conditioning - Automotive
Theory related instruction and demonstration of testing and repair procedures covering automotive heating and air conditioning systems. This course provides theory for R-12 and R-134a systems. Two class hours, 1.3 laboratory hours. 3 Credits.

Prerequisite: Permission of Department
ATP 112 - Engine Performance - Automotive
The theory, operation and diagnosis of computerized engine controls and fuel systems. Three class hours, two laboratory hours. 4 Credits.

Prerequisite: Permission of Department
ATP 114 - Toyota (T-TEN) Automotive Co-op I
This is a 15-week co-op course in mechanical repair work experience for Toyota (T-TEN) automotive students. 0.5 Credits (22.5 hours per semester). .5 Credits.
ATP 115 - Toyota (T-TEN) Automotive Co-op II
This is a 15-week co-op course in mechanical repair work experience for Toyota (T-TEN) Automotive students. 0.5 Credits (22.5 hours per semester). .5 Credits.
ATP 116 - Toyota (T-TEN) Automotive Co-op III
This is a 15-week co-op course in mechanical repair work experience for Toyota (T-TEN) Automotive students. 0.5 Credits (22.5 hours per semester). .5 Credits.
ATP 117 - Toyota (T-TEN) Automotive Co-op IV
This is a 15-week co-op course in mechanical repair work experience for Toyota (T-TEN) Automotive students. 0.5 Credits (22.5 hours per semester). .
ATP 139 - Applied Automotive Techniques
This is a performance based hands on course designed for individuals interested in developing entry level skills that will help them gain employment in the automotive industry. Demonstrations and hands on LAB activities provide practical experience of service tasks related to automotive systems. Students must provide their own tools. It is required that students have completed ATP 100 plus ATP 151, or ATP 101. Three laboratory hours. 2 Credits.

Prerequisite: Permission of the department
ATP 140 - Automotive Technology Co-op Seminar
Career related seminar offered one hour per week (15 hours); prepares students for their co-op in-dealership experience. One class hour. .5 Credits.
ATP 141 - GM (ASEP) Automotive Co-op I
This is a 15-week co-op course in mechanical repair work experience for GM (ASEP) automotive students. (22.5 hours per semester). .5 Credits.
ATP 142 - GM (ASEP) Automotive Co-op II
This is a 15-week co-op course in mechanical repair work experience for GM (ASEP) automotive students. (22.5 hours per semester).​ .5 Credits.
ATP 143 - GM (ASEP) Automotive Co-op III
This is a 15-week co-op course in mechanical repair work experience for GM (ASEP) automotive students. (22.5 hours per semester).​ .5 Credits.
ATP 144 - GM (ASEP) Automotive Co-op IV
This is a 15-week co-op course in mechanical repair work experience for GM (ASEP) Automotive students. (22.5 hours per semester).​ .5 Credits.