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
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
JPN 101 - Elementary Japanese I

3 Credits

Designed for students with little or no previous experience in contemporary Japanese. Emphasizes oral communication and listening comprehension skills. Also focuses in developing mastery of the Japanese writing system for basic reading and writing of simple sentences and short paragraphs. Hiragana, Katakana and Kanji characters are taught so that students will be able to communicate both orally and in written form in the most essential everyday life situations. Students will also learn Japanese customs, traditions and culture. Three class hours. (SUNY-FL)

Course Learning Outcomes
1. Accurately produce understandable simple sentences in Japanese.
2. Write understandable characters using the Hiragana or Katakana systems.
3. Write understandable sentences in Japanese using the present tense.
4. Accurately express simple social greetings and courtesies in Japanese.
5. Answer questions after listening to Japanese-spoken narrative, dialogue, or conversation.
6. Answer questions concerning a specific reading passage.
7. Identify basic facts and cultural traditions associated with Japan.

Course Offered Fall and Spring

JPN 102 - Elementary Japanese II

3 Credits

Students will continue strengthening their communicative skills (pronunciation, syllable stress) and writing skills using the Japanese writing system (Hiragana, Katakana and Kanji characters) that are necessary for reading and writing simple sentences and short paragraphs. Grammatical structures will be taught so that students will be able to communicate correctly, both orally and in written form in the most essential everyday life situations. Students will also learn Japanese customs, traditions, and culture associated with major life events, holidays and social interactions. Three class hours. (SUNY-FL)

Prerequisite(s): JPN 101, the equivalent, or permission of the instructor. Memory and length of time since last studied are factors in successful placement.

Course Learning Outcomes
1. Accurately ask and respond to questions dealing with scheduling and daily activities.
2. Write correct sentences using one or more of the following: adverbs, positional words, final particles, polite form of verbs, conjoined nouns, the form of adjectives or the copula.
3. Answer questions concerning a specific reading passage.
4. Answer questions after listening to Japanese-spoken narrative, dialogue, or conversation.
5. Identify facts and cultural traditions associated with Japan.

Course Offered Spring only

JPN 103 - Intermediate Japanese I

3 Credits

Continued study in Japanese for those with a firm foundation in elementary Japanese communication, written and oral. Grammar and vocabulary are continued at a higher level so that the student develops strong reading and writing skills in order to create complex sentences and short paragraphs. In this class, the student will attain oral and listening skills to successfully function in a variety of daily situations. Cultural topics are included in the study of grammar and structure. Memory and length of time since last studied are factors in successful placement. Three class hours. (SUNY-FL)

Prerequisite: JPN 102, or successful completion of equivalent, or permission of the instructor

Course Learning Outcomes
1. Create correct sentences in Japanese using one or more of the following: comparatives and superlatives, verbal conjugation, potential form of verbs, relative clauses or ta-form of verbs.
2. Present an oral report in Japanese of the information contained in newspapers and other mass-market publications.
3. Communicate in correct Japanese about one or more of the following: weather and seasons, probability and conjecture, family, a change in state or desire and opinion.
4. Answer questions concerning a specific reading passage.
5. Identify cultural traditions in Japan associated with the Kanji system, the family structure, and food.

Course Offered Fall and Spring

JPN 203 - Intermediate Japanese I

3 Credits

Continued study in Japanese for those with a firm foundation in elementary Japanese communication, written and oral. Grammar and vocabulary are continued at a higher level so that the student develops strong reading and writing skills in order to create complex sentences and short paragraphs. In this class, the student will attain oral and listening skills to successfully function in a variety of daily situations. Cultural topics are included in the study of grammar and structure. Memory and length of time since last studied are factors in successful placement. Three class hours. (SUNY-FL).

Prerequisite(s): JPN 102, or successful completion of equivalent, or permission of the instructor.

Course Learning Outcomes
1. Create correct sentences in Japanese using one or more of the following: comparatives and superlatives, verbal conjugation, potential form of verbs, relative clauses or ta-form of verbs.
2. Present an oral report in Japanese of the information contained in newspapers and other mass-market publications.
3. Communicate in correct Japanese about one or more of the following: weather and seasons, probability and conjecture, family, a change in state or desire and opinion.
4. Answer questions concerning a specific reading passage.
5. Identify cultural traditions in Japan associated with the Kanji system, the family structure, and food.

Course Offered Fall and Spring

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