Course Descriptions

The following is a complete listing of courses offered at MCC. 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
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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</div>]
CE - Cooperative Education
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CE - Hospitality
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CE - Interior Design
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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
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CIN - Cinema Studies
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CIS - Computer Information Systems
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CIS - Information and Computer Technologies
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CIT - Civil and Construction Technology
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CLT - Clinical Laboratory Technician/Medical Laboratory Technician
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COM - Communication
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COS - College Success
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CPT - Computer Technology
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CRC - Computer Related Curricula
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CRJ - Criminal Justice
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CSC - Computer Science
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DAS - Dental Assisting
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DEN - Dental Hygiene
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EBL - Experiential and Adult Learning
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ECE - Education and Early Care
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ECO - Economics
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EDU - Education
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ELT - Electrical Engineering Technology/Electronics
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EMS - Emergency Medical Services
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ENG - English Literature
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ENG - English Writing
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ENR - Engineering Science
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ESL - English For Speakers Of Other Languages (ESOL)
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FPT - Fire Protection Technology
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FRE - French/Foreign Language
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FSA - Food Service Administration
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GEG - Geography
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GEO - Geology
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GER - German/Foreign Language
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GLF - Golf Management
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HBR - Hebrew/Foreign Language
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HED - Health Education
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HIM - Health Information Technology
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HIS - History
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HMN - Honors Studies
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HMN - Humanities
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HPR - Health Professions
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HSM - Homeland Security Administration
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HSP - Hospitality
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HTL - Hotel Technology
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HUM - Human Services
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HVA - Heating, Ventilating & Air Conditioning
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IDC - Honors Studies
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IDC -
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IDE - Interior Design
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INT - Industrial Instrumentation Technology
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ITA - Italian/Foreign Language
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JPN - Japanese/Foreign Language
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LAW - Law
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LDS - Leadership
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MAR - Marketing
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MET - Mechanical Technology
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MFG - Manufacturing Technology: Automation / Robotics
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MTH - Mathematics
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MUS - Music
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NUR - Nursing
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OFT - Office Technology
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OPT - Optical Systems Technology
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PE - Physical Education--Coed
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PEC - Physical Education--Coed
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PEJ - Physical Education-Criminal Justice
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PEM - Physical Education--Men
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PEW - Physical Education-Women
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PHL - Philosophy
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PHO - Photography
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PHY - Physics
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PLA - Plastics Technology
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PLE - Police: Law Enforcement
PLE -
Police: Law Enforcement courses are offered by the Public Safety Training Center. For other courses offered at the Center, see Emergency Medical Services and Public Safety Training. .
PLE 101 - Fundamentals of Policing
This course examines and introduces recruit officers to the criminal justice system with special emphasis on the roles and responsibilities of police officers. Focuses on the legal basis for law enforcement operations starting with the United States Constitution and specifically exploring the State of New York: Penal Law, Criminal Procedure Law, Vehicle and traffic Law, and Juvenile Procedures. Report writing skills are taught and practiced. Recruit officers are introduced to defensive tactics-basic techniques used by police officers. Recruit officers are introduced to physical fitness and wellness designed to meet the needs of law enforcement professionals including a pre-test. Thirty-seven class hours, three laboratory hours. Must be a sworn police officer or peace officer employed or sponsored by a law enforcement agency. 14 Credits.
PLE 102 - Police Proficiencies and Procedures
This course focuses on the proficiencies and procedures applied through critical thinking techniques and hands-on development. Analytical, investigative techniques are developed. Application of the scientific method to criminal and traffic investigation is developed. Firearms training, Emergency vehicle operation, and emergency medical service skills are developed. Intermediate defensive tactics skills and intermediate physical fitness training and wellness including a mid-test are further developed. Forty class hours. Must be a sworn police officer or peace officer employed or sponsored by a law enforcement agency. . 18 Credits.
PLE 103 - The Community and Policing: Serving Special Populations
This course is designed to give each officer insight into the cultural diversity and special needs of the community he/she will serve. Special emphasis is placed on ethical issues, stress and community resources and services. The course will also teach the officer how to effectively and compassionately deal with child abuse cases, emotionally disturbed persons, conflict management and persons with disabilities, as well as how to become a crime prevention resource. Advanced defensive tactics training with proficiency testing and advanced physical fitness and wellness training and final testing included in this course. Thirty-three class hours, seven laboratory hours. Must be a sworn police officer or peace officer employed or sponsored by a law enforcement agency. 14 Credits.
PLE 104 - Practicum in Policing I
This one-week course is designed to place part time police recruits into an application laboratory experience where he/she applies the basic principles, theories, and techniques taught in the training academy. The recruit officer/deputy is under close supervision of an assessment professional - the Field Training Officer. Successful completion of this course leads to certification as a Police Officer by the NYS Bureau for Municipal Police. Forty experiential hours. 1 Credit.

Prerequisites: PLE 101, PLE 102, PLE 103.
PLE 108 - Corrections Officer Basic Training
This course examines the operations of the criminal justice system with general emphasis on the role and responsibility of a corrections officer. This 15 week course is designed to prepare a student for a career in the corrections field. It is a knowledge and skills based program. The course focuses on the legal basis for the corrections system, starting with a review of the United States Constitution; exploring the New York State Penal and Criminal Procedure Laws. It also covers those personal and professional skills necessary to each successful corrections officer. State certification is awarded upon successful completion. Student must be hired and sworn as a corrections officer. Thirty-two class hours, eight laboratory hours per week for 15 weeks. 22 Credits.
PLE 131 - Breath Analysis Operator
This course is designed to prepare students to operate a variety of breath test equipment and be able to correctly interpret the findings of the tests. The chemical composition of alcohol is explored, as well as show the various instruments analyze the subject's breath for measurable traces of alcohol. The student is eligible for New York State certification upon successful completion of this course. Thirty class hours. 2 Credits.

Prerequisite: Must be a sworn police or peace officer.
PLE 139 - Crime Prevention
This course provides a historical, philosophical and operational introduction to proactive crime prevention by communities, law enforcement agencies and individuals. Comprehensive as well as individual strategies and actions will be explored. Subjects to be developed will include protection methods for the person, home and business. Skills for planning and implementing crime prevention programs will be developed and assessed. Public Safety professionals successfully completing this course will receive a New York State certification as a Crime Prevention Officer. Seventy instructional hours for the semester. 4.5 Credits.
PLE 140 - Criminal Investigation
This course is designed to prepare experienced law enforcement officers for specialized assignment in criminal investigation. Emphasis is placed on the organizational and analytical skills necessary to conduct a criminal investigation in a free society. Topic areas to be explored include statutory and policy dimension to investigation, the general process of investigation and case management, obtaining and securing physical evidence, documentation required, an introduction to interview and interrogation and special considerations in specific types of crime. Preparation of a prosecutorial package for trial summarizes this course. Must be employed as a Law Enforcement Officer. Seventy class hours for the semester. 4.5 Credits.
PLE 151 - Police Baton (PR-24)
This course will provide students with the methods to instruct others in the use of the PR-24 Police Baton. The student will be required to demonstrate proficiency with the PR-24, as well as test their knowledge on the use of force as defined in New York State Penal law. Instructional techniques will be discussed and the student will be tested on their ability to instruct others. 2 Credits.
PLE 153 - RADAR/LIDAR Operator
This course will train students in the proper use of RADAR speed detection instruments. The curriculum includes RADAR theory, vehicle and traffic law, court preparation and presentation. Each student will develop skills in calibrating the RADAR equipment and practice speed estimates. Thirty-two class hours. 2 Credits.

Prerequisite: Must be a sworn police or peace officer.
PLE 165 - Enhanced In-Service
Designed for public safety professionals, this course provides 7-15 hours of annual, required common core instruction, including updates on changes in the field. This instruction will be encompassed from the Bureau of Municipal Police, Office of Public Safety general subject areas for police in- service education. The subject areas will be legal issues, police and the public, police procedures, mechanics of arrest, and educational electives. A lecturer/facilitator will present this instruction. At the conclusion of this course the participant will be given an authentic assessment consisting of one or more of the following: written test, oral exam, oral reporting, practical performance exam of skills learned or peer assessment. Due to the annual requirement of instruction, this course may be taken more than once. Variable class hours. .5-1 Credit.
PLE 166 - Fundamentals of Accident Scene Investigation
This lecture and field work will prepare officers to accurately and systematically investigate vehicular accidents. Methodology taught includes accident scene photography, scale diagramming, triangulation, evidence collection, accident reconstruction and casual contribution factors. Student must be employed as a law enforcement officer. Seventy class hours for the semester. 4.5 Credits.
PLE 167 - Advanced Techniques in Accident Scene Investigation
This course is designed to prepare police officers to become proficient in the analysis of technical data found at the scene of the crash. Instruction includes: lecture and field projects in vehicle dynamics, development from field sketches and scale diagrams of possible point of perception, actual point of perception, initial contact, maximum engagement and final resting place of the involved vehicles, lectures and field projects dealing with thrust diagrams, vehicle rotation, severity of crashes, lecture and field examinations of crashed vehicles utilizing a vehicle damage record sheet. State certification is awarded upon successful completion. Two class hours, one laboratory hour. Students must be employed as a law enforcement officer and have the ability to use algebraic reasoning. Seventy class hours for the semester. 4.5 Credits.

Prerequisite: PLE 166.
PLE 201 - Interview and Interrogation
The program is designed to provide investigators with proven techniques that can be applied in various accusatory and non-accusatory interview situations. Participants will develop skills in preparing for the interrogation with a "game plan" which emphasizes a pro-active rather than reactive role. Participants will learn what to expect, what to look for, and how to interpret what is happening in the interrogation setting. A series of lectures, video tape exercises, practical hands-on classroom experiences, and evening assignments are used in the instruction. The program includes up-to-date information on the legal aspects of interrogation and admissibility of the confession into court. Student must be in service as a public safety professional. Twenty-eight class hours, seven laboratory hours. 2 Credits.
PLE 202 - Tactical Warrant Service and Building Searches
This course will educate public safety officers assigned to conduct building searches and narcotic search warrants. The curriculum includes situational risk analysis, legal issues and liability, planning, briefing, critiquing exercises, Active Countermeasures, Dynamic and Covert Entry techniques, weapons control and retention, and basic and advanced shooting skills. Upon successful completion of this course , the student will be able to demonstrate their proficiency by written test, oral report, practical exam of performance skills, and peer assessment. Thirty-five instructional hours. Must be a sworn police or peace officer. 2 Credits.
PLE 204 - Practicum in Policing II
This twenty-week course places the recruit officer/deputy into an application laboratory experience in which his/her degree of direct involvement accelerates with experience. He/she applies the principles, theories and techniques taught in the academy stage, to the operating demands of the street. The officer/deputy is under the close and continuous supervision of a specially trained assessment professional - the Field Training Officer. Successful completion of this course leads to certification as a Police Officer by the NYS Bureau of Municipal Police. Forty experiential hours. 9 Credits.

Prerequisites: PLE 101, PLE 102, PLE 103.
PLE 210 - Police Supervision
The purpose of the course in Police Supervision is to insure that law enforcement officers newly promoted to supervisory rank receive a course of professional training in the principles of supervision and management to prepare them to carry out their duties properly. This course reflects a balanced overview of the role of the supervisor and also provides an understanding of the knowledge and the skills needed by the supervisor to function effectively, efficiently, and professionally. Special emphasis is placed on incident management, leadership skills, communications, and resource development. Student must be a law enforcement professional who is in line for promotion. One-hundred-five class hours. 6 Credits.
PLE 220 - Instructor Development Course
Public safety professionals have important knowledge and skills obtained through study and life experience. This course will provide the tools for the Bureau of Municipal Police instructor candidate to develop the research, preparation, and communication skills necessary for effective presentations. The focus is on training needs, writing instructional objectives, lesson planning, graphic support, adult learning concepts, communication skills, the instructional process, and assessment. Participants will be required to develop and deliver a fifty-minute instructional block on a police topic of their choice. Student must be in service as a public safety professional. Seventy class hours for the semester. 4.5 Credits.
PLE 221 - Field Training and Evaluation
This course will provide the proper concepts of leadership and techniques of assessment, counseling, and documentation necessary for an experienced public safety professional to supervise and evaluate newly assigned recruit officers who have completed the academic component of basic recruit training. The focus is to develop the abilities of the experienced public safety professional to assist the recruit in a smooth transition from academic lecture to street reality. Successful completion of this course fulfills the requirements to become a Field Training Officer. Student must be in service as a public safety professional for at least three years. Seventy class hours for the semester. 2 Credits.
PLE 222 - Firearms Instructor Course
This course will provide the research, preparation and communication skills necessary for effective presentations. Range safety and management are covered in detail through both classroom instruction and practical exercises. The focus of this course is on identifying training needs, writing instructional objectives, lesson planning, adult learning concepts, instructional processes, rules of the range, and assessment. Special emphasis will be placed on New York State Penal Law Article 35 on the justification and use of deadly physical force. Participants will be required to design and deliver a fifty-minute instructional block on a firearms topic. Successful candidates will receive certification by the New York State Bureau of Municipal Police as a Firearms Instructor. Student must be employed as a public safety professional. Forty-five class hours, twenty-five laboratory hours. 4 Credits.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of PLE 220.
PLE 230 - Contemporary Issues in Public Safety I
This contemporary issues course provides the opportunity for public safety professionals to intensively confront the operational, administrative, leadership, and training issues of the day in the time compressed decision making environment of public safety agencies. A lecturer/facilitator will present the issue to be explored, analyze it, and then facilitate an exchange among the registrants on how the public safety community should respond. Some examples of issues to be confronted are increasing homicide rates, community notification on crime patterns and criminals, bias crime, and high speed pursuits, among others. At the end of the course, each registrant will author a position paper on the issue and her/his recommended public safety response. Due to the changing nature of the subject matter, this course may be taken more than once. Student must be in service as a public safety professional. Eight class hours. .5 Credits.
PLE 231 - Contemporary Issues in Public Safety II
This contemporary issues course provides the opportunity for public safety professionals to intensively confront the operational, administrative, leadership, and training issues of the day in the time compressed decision making environment of public safety agencies. A lecturer/facilitator will present the issue to be explored, analyze it, and then facilitate an exchange among the registrants on how the public safety community should respond. Some examples of issues to be confronted are increasing homicide rates, community notification on crime patterns and criminals, bias crime, and high speed pursuits, among others. At the end of the course, each registrant will author a position paper on the issue and her/his recommended public safety response. Due to the changing nature of the subject matter, this course may be taken more than once. Student must be in service as a public safety professional. Sixteen class hours. 1 Credit.
PLE 233 - Crime Scene and Evidence Handling
This course is the entry level offering for evidence technicians and specialists on the scientific techniques for processing a crime scene. Topic areas to be explored include constitutional and statutory law on search, seizure and admissabilty of evidence, determining the expanse of the crime scene(s), the conduct of confined space and open field searches, types of searches, evidence collection techniques, evidence control, packaging and documentation, and court room testimony. Special attention will be placed on explosion, detonation and arson processing. Must currently be a police officer. Sixty class hours, ten laboratory hours. 4.5 Credits.

Prerequisite: PLE 152.
PLE 234 - Defensive Tactics Instructor
This course is designed to develop specialized content knowledge for New York State Bureau of Municipal Police certified General Topics Instructors. The course focuses on the continuum of force which law enforcement officers may employ in restraining and arresting an individual. Topics to be explored include the law and policy on the use of force, the defensive tactics system, stimulus response training, levels of force/restraint on the continuum, verbal and physical techniques and safety considerations and techniques. The course will include both instructional and performance components. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive specialty certification by the New York State Bureau of Municipal Police as a Defensive Tactics Instructor. Must be a Peace or Police Officer. Fifty-six class hours, fourteen lab hours. 4 Credits.

Prerequisite: PLE 220.
PLE 244 - Advanced Firearms Instructor
This course is designed to develop advanced instructional techniques for New York State Bureau of Municipal Police certified Firearms Instructors. Topics to be explored include weapon retention, response techniques to deficient shooters, safe operation of range facilities, instruction on and uses of special weapons, instruction on low light shooting, Occupational Safety and Health Administration standards for range operations, and legal obligations of range operators. Twenty-eight class hours, seven lab hours. 2 Credits.

Prerequisite: PLE 222.
PLE 265 - Supervisor Enhanced In-Service
This course provides 7-15 hours of annual required common core instruction on operational, supervisory and management theories and techniques for the public safety supervisor. This instruction will be encompassed from the Bureau of Municipal Police, Public Safety Office general subject areas for police in-service education. The subject areas will include: legal issues, police and the public, police procedures, mechanics of arrest, and educational electives. A lecturer/facilitator will present this instructional. At the conclusion of this course, the participant will be given an authentic assessment consisting of one or more of the following: written test, oral exam, oral reporting, practical performance exam of skills learned, or peer assessment. Due to the annual requirement of instruction, this course may be taken more than once. Must be in service as a Supervisor for Public Safety Professionals. Variable class hours. .5-1 Credit.
PLE 270 - Contemporary Issues in Public Safety
This contemporary issues course provides the opportunity for public safety professionals to intensively confront the operational, administrative, leadership and training issues of the day in the time compressed, decision making environment of public safety agencies. A lecturer/facilitator will present the issue to be explored, analyze it and then facilitate an exchange among the registrants on how the public safety community should respond. Some examples of issues to be confronted are increasing homicide are increasing homicide rates, community notification on crime patterns and criminals, bias crime, and high speed pursuits, among others. At the end of the course, each registrant will author a position paper on the issue and her/his recommended public safety response. Due to the changing nature of the subject matter, this course may be taken more than once. Student must be in service as a public safety professional. Variable Credit.
PLE 290 - Independent Study
See Department Chairperson Variable Credit.
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PLS - Paralegal Studies
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POR - Portuguese/Foreign Language
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POS - Political Science
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PPE - Physical Studies/Physical Education
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PS - Public Safety Training
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PSC - Public Safety Training
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PST - Public Safety Training
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PSY - Psychology
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QCT - Quality Control Technology
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REA - Reading
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SBS - Honors Studies
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SBS - Social & Behavioral Sciences
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SCI - Honors Studies
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SCI - Science
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SCR - Computer Security
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SMT - Physical Studies/Physical Education
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SMT - Sports Management
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SOC - Sociology
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SPA - Spanish/Foreign Language
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SPC - Speech Communication
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STT - Solar Thermal Technology
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SUS - Sustainability Studies
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SVL - Service Learning
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TAM - Tooling and Machining
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TEK - Technology
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THE - Theatre
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TLC - Telecommunications
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TRS - Transitional Studies
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TVL - Travel And Tourism
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XRT - Radiologic Technology
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- Cinema Studies
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- Honors Studies
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- Public Speaking
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