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
GLF - Golf Management
HBR - Hebrew/Foreign Language
HED - Health Education
HEG - Health Education Global
HIM - Health Information Technology
HIS - History
HMN - Humanities
HMN 101 - Humanities: Experiencing Culture - WR

3 Credits

An interdisciplinary humanities course designed to introduce students to definitions and examples of culture in the Humanities. As a required part of the course, students will attend various cultural events (plays, musical performances, gallery exhibits, lectures and speeches, etc.) on campus and use the experiences as starting points to critically discuss and write about historical and contemporary ideas of culture and its products. The general knowledge areas include: The creative process, changing cultural values and social conditions, influences of scientific advancements, and global interdependence. Three class hours.

Prerequisite(s): Waiver of accuplacer reading and sentence level tests; score of 71 or higher on reading test and 82 or higher on sentence level test; or completion of TRS 200 with a C or better; or completion of TRS 105 with a C or higher; or completion of ESL 201 with a C or higher, or ENG 200 placement.

Course Learning Outcomes
1. Describe specific elements of the humanities.
2. Describe specific assumptions of the humanities.
3. Explain how historical context can influence perceptions and interpretations.
4. Explain how cultural values can influence perceptions and interpretations.
5. Explain how gender can influence perceptions and interpretations.
6. Interpret expressions of human experience using critical analysis.
7. Evaluate expressions of human experience using critical analysis.
8. Apply critical analysis and intuitive response while attending multiple cultural events.
9. Compose significant projects (multi-modal) using an expression of human experience as a primary source.
10. Apply the appropriate formal conventions when writing about expressions of human experience.

Course Offered Fall and Spring

HMN 220 - Western Humanities I - WR

4 Credits

An interdisciplinary search for moral, social, and political alternatives and meaning embodied in the institutions, culture, and literature of Western Civilization from the beginnings to 1600. This course is factual as well as conceptual, including a narrative history of the period covered. This course fulfills the MCC requirement for a humanities or social science elective. Writing Intensive. Four class hours. (SUNY-WC/H)

Prerequisite(s): English 101 with a grade of C or better or English 200 with a grade of C or better.

Course Learning Outcomes
1. Explain the central concepts associated with the study of Western Humanities.
2. Define the important terminology associated with the study of Western Humanities.
3. Explain the literary significance of select classic works and artifacts of the Western culture from within the periods of antiquity through the Renaissance.
4. Explain the philosophical significance of select classic works and artifacts of the Western culture from within the periods of antiquity through the Renaissance.
5. Explain the artistic significance of select classic works and artifacts of the Western culture from within the periods of antiquity through the Renaissance.
6. Explain the architectural significance of select classic works and artifacts of the Western culture from within the periods of antiquity through the Renaissance.
7. Explain the musical significance of the select classic works and artifacts of the Western culture from within the periods of antiquity through the Renaissance.
8. Compose significant projects (multi-modal) using select classic works or artifacts of the Western culture as a primary source.
9. Apply the appropriate formal conventions when writing about select classic works or artifacts of the Western culture.

Course Offered Fall and Spring

HMN 221 - Western Humanities II - WR

4 Credits

An interdisciplinary search for moral, social, and political alternatives and meaning embodied in the institutions, culture, and literature of Western Civilization from 1600 to the present. This course is factual as well as conceptual, including a narrative history of the period covered. This course fulfills the MCC requirement for a humanities or social science elective. Writing Intensive. Four class hours. (SUNY-WC/H)

Prerequisite(s): English 101 with a grade of C or better, or English 200 with a grade of C or better.

Course Learning Outcomes
1. Explain the central concepts associated with the study of Western Humanities.
2. Define the important terminology associated with the study of Western Humanities.
3. Explain the literary significance of select classic works and artifacts of the Western culture from within the periods of the Baroque through Contemporary Contour.
4. Explain the philosophical significance of select classic works and artifacts of the Western culture from within the periods of the Baroque through Contemporary Contour.
5. Explain the artistic significance of the select classic works and artifacts of the Western culture from within the periods of the Baroque through Contemporary Contour.
6. Explain the architectural significance of the select classic works and artifacts of the Western culture from within the periods of the Baroque through Contemporary Contour.
7. Explain the musical significance of the select classic works and artifacts of the Western culture from within the periods of the Baroque through Contemporary Contour.
8. Compose significant projects (multi-modal) using select classic works or artifacts of the Western culture as a primary source.
9. Apply the appropriate formal conventions when writing about the classic works of artifacts of the Western culture.

Course Offered Fall and Spring

HMN 290 - Independent Study

Variable Credit

See the Department Chairperson.

Course Offered Fall and Spring

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