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.

AAD - Applied Art and Design
ACC - Accounting
ACD - Alcohol/Chemical Dependency
AGS - Agricultural Studies
ANT - Anthropology
ARA - Arabic/Foreign Language
ART - Art
ASL - American Sign Language/Foreign Language
ATP - Automotive Technology
BIO - Biology
BUS - Business
CDL - Interdisciplinary
CE - Cooperative Education-Disney World
CE - Hospitality
CE - Office Technology
CEL - Leadership
CHE - Chemistry
CHI - Chinese/Foreign Language
CIN - Cinema Studies
CIS - Computer Information Systems
CIT - Civil and Construction Technology
CLT - Clinical Laboratory Technician
COM - Communication
COS - College Success
CPT - Computer Technology
CRC - Computer Related Curricula
CRJ - Criminal Justice
CSC - Computer Science
DAS - Dental Assisting
DEN - Dental Hygiene
EBL - Experience Based Learning
ECE - Education and Early Care
ECO - Economics
EDU - Education
ELT - Electrical Engineering Technology/Electronics
EMS - Emergency Medical Services
ENG - English Literature
ENG - English Writing
ENR - Engineering Science
ESL - English For Speakers Of Other Languages (ESOL)
FPT - Fire Protection Technology
FRE - French/Foreign Language
FSA - Food Service Administration
GEG - Geography
GEO - Geology
GER - German/Foreign Language
GER 101 - Elementary German I

3 Credits

Designed for students with no previous experience in the language. Focuses on communicative skills of listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. Includes high frequency vocabulary, basic constructions, common phrases, and cultural aspects. Also stresses student participation in skills development. GER 111 is strongly recommended for oral fluency especially for students transferring to four-year institutions. Three class hours. (SUNY-FL)

Course Learning Outcomes
1. Accurately produce understandable simple sentences in German using the present tense.
2. Write understandable sentences in German using the correct word spelling and diacritical marks.
3. Accurately express simple social greetings and courtesies in German.
4. Answer questions after listening to German-spoken narrative, dialogue, or conversation.
5. Answer questions concerning a specific reading passage.
6. Identify basic facts and cultural traditions associated with Germany.

Course Offered Fall and Spring

GER 102 - Elementary German II

3 Credits

Continuation of GER 101 with emphasis on basic language skills for communication and on cultural aspects to promote understanding and appreciation of German culture. Three class hours. (SUNY-FL)

Prerequisite: GER 101 or one year high school German or equivalent.

Course Learning Outcomes
1. Produce correct sentences in German using the past tense.
2. Accurately ask and respond in German to questions dealing with scheduling and describing daily activities.
3. Answer questions after listening to German-spoken narrative, dialogue, or conversation.
4. Answer questions concerning a specific reading passage.
5. Identify facts and cultural traditions associated with Germany.

Course Offered Fall and Spring

GER 103 - Intermediate German I

3 Credits

Fundamentals of German for students with limited experience in the language. Cultural topics are included in the study of grammar and structure. Three class hours. (SUNY-FL)

Prerequisite: GER 102 or two years high school German or equivalent.

Course Learning Outcomes
1. Accurately ask in German (or respond to) questions dealing with past, present, or future events.
2. Write grammatically correct sentences in German using compound verb tenses and relative clauses.
3. Present an oral report in German with information contained in newspapers or other mass-market publications.
4. Answer questions in German concerning a specific reading passage.
5. Identify cultural traditions associated with German-speaking countries.

Course Offered Fall only

GER 111 - Elementary German Conversation I

2 Credits

Intensive participation in the spoken language to develop and improve oral fluency in conversation, especially for students transferring to four-year institutions. Two class hours. Co-requisite: GER 101, or some previous study of German.

Course Learning Outcomes
1. Produce understandable simple sentences using basic phonetic sounds in the German language.
2. Create grammatically correct sentences in German using the present tense.
3. Accurately respond in German to questions dealing with one or more of the following: personal information, likes and dislikes, daily activities, simple social greetings and courtesies, or weather.
4. Identify celebrations and cultural traditions associated with Germany.

Course Offered Fall and Spring

GER 221 - Germanic Culture on Location

3 Credits

This course is designed to provide the opportunity to see and experience the richness of a German-speaking country through the unique experience of travel. The core part of this course will be a stay in the country, with visits to the main cities and cultural centers. Class meetings prior to the trip will focus on topics that will help the student prepare for the experience, and meetings after the trip will provide a time for debriefing, reporting, evaluation and assimilation. The student is expected to complete ten tasks during his/her stay, make an oral presentation, and prepare a portfolio of the trip. This portfolio can be a personal journal, photo display, video recording, or a combination thereof. Three class hours; a total of 35 experiential hours. Offered Intersession, Spring and Summer Semesters.

Course Learning Outcomes
1. Demonstrate an understanding of the political and economic systems today in the country of destination, and compare it to the American systems.
2. Identify the celebrations and holidays in the country's calendar, and the cultural traditions associated with birth, marriage, friendship, social interaction and death.
3. Demonstrate basic proficiency in the understanding and use of the German language by successfully greeting others, ordering food at a restaurant, and using basic local services like transportation, mail and telephone.
4. Demonstrate an understanding of cultural differences and cultural blending by successfully resolving cultural conflicts while living on location.
5. Name, distinguish and explain the main features of the different periods in the country's history.

GLF - Golf Management
HBR - Hebrew/Foreign Language
HED - Health Education
HEG - Health Education Global
HIM - Health Information Technology
HIS - History
HMN - Humanities
HON - Honors Studies
HPR - Health Professions
HSM - Homeland Security Administration
HSP - Hospitality
HTL - Hotel Technology
HUM - Human Services
HVA - Heating, Ventilating & Air Conditioning
IDE - Interior Design
ITA - Italian/Foreign Language
JPN - Japanese/Foreign Language
LAW - Law
LDS - Leadership
MAR - Marketing
MET - Mechanical Technology
MFG - Manufacturing Technology: Automation / Robotics
MTH - Mathematics
MUS - Music
NUR - Nursing
OFT - Office Technology
OPT - Optical Systems Technology
PE - Physical Education--Coed
PEC - Physical Education--Coed
PEJ - Physical Education-Criminal Justice
PEM - Physical Education--Men
PEW - Physical Education-Women
PHL - Philosophy
PHO - Photography
PHY - Physics
PLE - Police: Law Enforcement
PLS - Paralegal Studies
POR - Portuguese/Foreign Language
POS - Political Science
PPE - Physical Studies/Physical Education
PSC - Public Safety Communications
PSC - Public Safety Training
PST - Public Safety Training
PSY - Psychology
REA - Reading
SBS - Honors Studies
SBS - Social & Behavioral Sciences
SCI - Science
SCR - Computer Security
SGT - Surgical Technology
SMT - Sports Management
SOC - Sociology
SPA - Spanish/Foreign Language
SPC - Speech Communication
STT - Solar Thermal Technology
SUS - Sustainability Studies
SVL - Service Learning
TAM - Tooling and Machining
TEK - Technology
THE - Theatre
TOY - Toyota
TRS - Transitional Studies
TVL - Travel And Tourism
XRT - Radiologic Technology