New and Revised Courses

The new or revised courses listed below have been approved through the curricular process
and will appear in the 2016 - 2017 College Catalog. For more information, please contact the appropriate Academic Department Chairperson.

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">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">ART - Art</div>]
ART - Art
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">ASL - American Sign Language/Foreign Language</div>]
ASL - American Sign Language/Foreign Language
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">CE - Cooperative Education</div>]
CE - Cooperative Education
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">CHE - Chemistry</div>]
CHE - Chemistry
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/Medical Laboratory Technician</div>]
CLT - Clinical Laboratory Technician/Medical Laboratory Technician
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">COM - Communication</div>]
COM - Communication
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">COS - College Success</div>]
COS - College Success
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">CPT - Computer Technology</div>]
CPT - Computer Technology
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">CRC - Computer Related Curricula</div>]
CRC - Computer Related Curricula
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">CRJ - Criminal Justice</div>]
CRJ - Criminal Justice
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">DAS - Dental Assisting</div>]
DAS - Dental Assisting
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">ELT - Electrical Engineering Technology/Electronics</div>]
ELT - Electrical Engineering Technology/Electronics
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">EMS - Emergency Medical Services</div>]
EMS - Emergency Medical Services
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">ENG - English Literature</div>]
ENG - English Literature
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">ENG - English Writing</div>]
ENG - English Writing
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">ENR - Engineering Science</div>]
ENR - Engineering Science
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">ESL - English For Speakers Of Other Languages (ESOL)</div>]
ESL - English For Speakers Of Other Languages (ESOL)
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">FRE - French/Foreign Language</div>]
FRE - French/Foreign Language
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">GEG - Geography</div>]
GEG - Geography
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">GEO - Geology</div>]
GEO - Geology
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">GLF - Golf Management</div>]
GLF - Golf Management
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">HED - Health Education</div>]
HED - Health Education
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">HIM - Health Information Technology</div>]
HIM - Health Information Technology
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">HIS - History</div>]
HIS - History
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">HMN - Humanities</div>]
HMN - Humanities
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">HON - Honors Studies</div>]
HON - Honors Studies
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">HSM - Homeland Security Administration</div>]
HSM - Homeland Security Administration
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">HUM - Human Services</div>]
HUM - Human Services
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">HVA - Heating, Ventilating & Air Conditioning</div>]
HVA - Heating, Ventilating & Air Conditioning
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">IDC - Honors Studies</div>]
IDC - Honors Studies
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">IDE - Interior Design</div>]
IDE - Interior Design
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">MET - Mechanical Technology</div>]
MET - Mechanical Technology
Hide details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">MTH - Mathematics</div>]
MTH - Mathematics
MTH 175 - Precalculus Mathematics with Analytic Geometry (Revised)
A study of the properties and graphs of polynomial, piecewise, absolute value, rational, logarithmic, exponential, and trigonometric functions. There is an introduction to coordinate geometry, including the study of circles, parabolas, ellipses, and hyperbolas. This course is intended to prepare students for the study of calculus. A specific calculator will be required of all students in this course. Four class hours. (SUNY-M) 4 Credits.

Prerequisite: MTH 165 with a grade of C or higher, or MTH 141 with a grade of C or higher, or Algebra II and Trig (or Math B) Regents Exam with a grade of 83 or higher, or SAT-Math with a score of 600 or higher, or ACT-Math with a score of 26 or higher, or MCC Level 9 Mathematics placement or higher.
MTH 160 - Statistics I (Revised)
An introduction to descriptive and inferential statistics intended to give an understanding of statistical techniques and applications in a wide variety of disciplines. Topics include measures of central tendency; dispersion and position; correlation and regression; probability and probability distributions, including binomial and normal; the Central Limit Theorem; parameter estimation and hypothesis testing. Minitab statistical software is used. Three class hours. MTH 160 is an appropriate elective for most programs. (SUNY-M) 3 Credits.

Prerequisite(s): MTH 096 with a grade of B- or better, MTH 104 with a grade of C or better, or MCC level 8 mathematics placement.
MTH 141 - Technical Mathematics II** (Revised)
An extension of the concepts developed in MTH 140. Topics included are complex numbers, higher degree equations, oblique triangle trigonometry, exponential equations, logarithms, systems of linear and quadratic equations, and inequalities. Three class hours. NOTE: A specific calculator will be required of all students in this course. (SUNY-M) 3 Credits.

Prerequisite: MTH 140 with a grade of C or better or equivalent. **MTH 135, MTH 140 and/or MTH 141 are required in various technology programs. They do not fulfill a mathematics requirement for an Associate in Arts or Asscociate in Science degree.
MTH - (Revised)
We live in a world enriched by technology. To that end, the Mathematics Department embraces the selected use of technology, e.g., calculators, computer instruction, online testing, and online assignments, to enhance the learning of mathematics. Some MCC mathematics courses are available via non-traditional delivery methods such as hybrid courses, online courses, and courses taught exclusively in computer classrooms. Many mathematics instructors, in both traditional and non-traditional classes, require that students use online ancillaries as part of their courses, including online tests and assignments. Students should refer to their instructor's course information sheet for details. If there are questions or concerns about the use of technology, students are encouraged to contact their instructor, preferably before classes start. Mathematics Placement: Correct placement is important for optimizing a student's chances of success in mathematics. Options for a student's first course in mathematics at MCC depend on the student's placement level as indicated in the table below. Placement test scores and/or recent math transcripts, SAT or ACT test scores are used to determine initial placement levels. TRS placement levels may be revised based on pretesting during the first week of a TRS class. Regardless of placement level, students must satisfy the published course prerequisites. Mathematics Placement Placement Level - First Course Optiions LEVEL 1 - TRS 092 LEVEL 2 - *(TRS 094 or MTH 130) LEVEL 3 - *(TRS 094 or MTH 130) LEVEL 4 - *(MTH 098 or 130 or 150) LEVEL 5 - *(MTH 098, or 099 and 104** or 130 or 150) LEVEL 6 - *(MTH 104 or 130 or 135 or 150) LEVEL 8 - *(MTH 155 or 160 or 164 or 165 or lower level course) LEVEL 9 - *(MTH 172 or 175 or 200 or lower level course) LEVEL 10 - *(MTH 210 or lower level course) *Students should select an appropriate TRS or MTH course for their program with the assistance of an advisor. **”MTH 099 and 104” means that the student registers for the 099 lab with the 104 class. .
MTH 096 - Algebra for Statistics (New)
A basic algebra course designed to prepare students for MTH 160 (Statistics I) or MTH 162 (Statistics for the Social Sciences) at MCC. It is only for students who need MTH 160, MTH 161 or MTH 162 as the terminal mathematics course in their program and place at Mathematics Level 4, 5, or 6. It is not for students who need to take MTH 104 or MTH 165 (or higher). Topics include, but are not limited to, arithmetic operations on real numbers, solving linear equations and inequalities, simplifying expressions containing integer exponents, simplifying square roots and finding decimal approximations, graphing linear equations, an introduction to function notation, and appropriate applications of these topics. Three class hours per week; three fee hours; three imputed credits; no earned credits. 3 Credits.

MCC level 4 mathematics placement or higher or TRS 094 with a grade of C or better.
MTH 211 - Calculus II (Revised)
In this course, Riemann sums leading to definite integrals are used in applications to problems in physics and geometry. Also included are: techniques of integration, improper integrals, indeterminate limit forms, infinite series, Taylor polynomials, power series, and an introduction to first-order separable differential equations and their slope fields. A specific calculator will be required of all students in this course. Students are advised to check with the Mathematics Department. Four class hours. (SUNY-M) 4 Credits.

Prerequisite: MTH 210 with a grade of C or higher.
MTH 162 - Statistics for the Social Sciences (New)
An introduction to descriptive and inferential statistics intended to give an understanding of statistical techniques and applications used in the social sciences. Topics include: measures of central tendency, dispersion and position; correlation and regression; probability and probability distributions, including binomial and normal; parameter estimation and hypothesis testing; two-sample analysis; chi-square test of independence; one-way analysis of variance. Statistical software will be used. This course is intended for, but not limited to Social Science majors. Students who have completed MTH 160 or MTH 161 may not receive additional credit for this course. Four class hours.(SUNY-M) 4 Credits.

Prerequisite(s): MTH 096 with a grade of B- or better, or MTH 104 with a grade of C or better, or MCC Level 8 Mathematics placement
MTH 210 - Calculus I (Revised)
This course will cover the basic concepts of differentiation of algebraic, trigonometric, exponential, logarithmic and inverse trigonometric functions. It includes an introduction to the concepts of limit, continuity and definite integral. Applications to rectilinear motion, graphing, maxima-minima, related rates, and area are explored. A specific calculator will be required of all students in this course. Students are advised to check with the Mathematics Department. Four class hours. (SUNY-M) 4 Credits.

Prerequisite: MTH 175 with grade of C or higher, or high school precalculus course with a grade of B (83) or higher, or MCC Level 10 Mathematics placement or higher.
MTH 165 - College Algebra (Revised)
This course is intended to enhance algebraic skills and graphing techniques, and to prepare students for Precalculus Mathematics and Applied Calculus. Topics include functions that are quadratic, polynomial, piecewise, exponential and logarithmic; equations that are quadratic in form, involve radicals, absolute value, variation and rational exponents; inequalities that are quadratic, rational, and absolute value. Three class hours. (SUNY-M). MTH 165 is an appropriate elective even if not pursuing science or mathematics. 3 Credits.

Prerequisite: MTH 104 with a grade of C or better, or MTH 140 with a grade of C or better, MCC Level 8 Mathematics placement.
MTH 099 - Elementary Algebra Review (lab for Intermediate Algebra) (Revised)
Laboratory activities in algebra to supplement specially designated sections of MTH 104. Topics to be covered include, but are not limited to, reviewing arithmetic operations on real numbers, solving linear equations, graphing on the Cartesian Coordinate system and factoring polynomials. Two laboratory hours per week; one fee hour; one imputed credit; no earned credits. No Credit.

Prerequisite(s): MCC level 5 mathematics placement, TRS 094 with a grade of A, or permission of instructor. *MTH 098, MTH 099, and MTH 104 are developmental courses. They do not fulfill a mathematics requirement for an Associate in Arts or Associate in Science degree.
MTH 200 - Applied Calculus (Revised)
An intuitive introduction to the principal ideas of differential and integral calculus. Among the topics covered are: functions (including exponential and logarithmic), limits, differentiation, and integration. Emphasis will be placed upon the use of calculus in solving problems from areas including business, economics, and the social and natural sciences. Four class hours. (SUNY-M) 4 Credits.

Prerequisite: MTH 165 with grade of C or better, or MCC Level 9 Mathematics placement, or equivalent.
MTH 212 - Calculus III (Revised)
The calculus of functions of more than one variable, partial differentiation, multiple integrals, polar coordinates, solid analytic geometry and vectors, and the calculus of vector-valued functions are covered. A specific calculator will be required of all students in this course. Students are advised to check with the Mathematics Department. Four class hours. (SUNY-M) 4 Credits.

Prerequisite: MTH 211 with a grade of C or higher.
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">NUR - Nursing</div>]
NUR - Nursing
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">OFT - Office Technology</div>]
OFT - Office Technology
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">OPT - Optical Systems Technology</div>]
OPT - Optical Systems Technology
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">PHL - Philosophy</div>]
PHL - Philosophy
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">PHO - Photography</div>]
PHO - Photography
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">PHY - Physics</div>]
PHY - Physics
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">POS - Political Science</div>]
POS - Political Science
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">PPE - Physical Studies/Physical Education</div>]
PPE - Physical Studies/Physical Education
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">PSY - Psychology</div>]
PSY - Psychology
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">SCR - Computer Security</div>]
SCR - Computer Security
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">SGT - Surgical Technology</div>]
SGT - Surgical Technology
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">SOC - Sociology</div>]
SOC - Sociology
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">SPA - Spanish/Foreign Language</div>]
SPA - Spanish/Foreign Language
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">SPC - Speech Communication</div>]
SPC - Speech Communication
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">TAM - Tooling and Machining</div>]
TAM - Tooling and Machining
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">THE - Theatre</div>]
THE - Theatre
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">TRS - Transitional Studies</div>]
TRS - Transitional Studies
Show details for [<div class="Course_Table_Content">TVL - Travel And Tourism</div>]
TVL - Travel And Tourism
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