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
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
PST 130 - Public Safety Incident Management

1-3 Credits

This course introduces the incident command system (ICS) and the critical tasks the first responder must perform to stabilize the emergency in the first twenty minutes of the incident. The course is designed for "first in" responding units from the fire and emergency medical services. Sixteen class hours.

Course Learning Outcomes
1. Establish command or assume other incident management roles as a first-in unit at a public safety incident.
2. Implement the required incident command system sectors as appropriate for the first thirty minutes of a public safety incident.
3. Summarize the critical tasks for the primary sectors for the first thirty minutes of an incident relevant to his/her public safety discipline.
4. Participate as a member of a multi-discipline, multi-agency management team to command a public safety incident for the first thirty minutes of the incident.

Course Offered Fall and Spring

PST 265 - Public Safety Leadership Development Seminar

3 Credits

This course provides aspiring and emerging public safety leaders and those already in leadership positions the opportunity to explore the concept of leadership and to develop and improve their leadership knowledge, skills, and behaviors. The course integrates reading from the humanities, experiential exercises, dialogue, films, and contemporary readings on leadership in the public safety context. Three class hours.

Course Learning Outcomes
1. Explain the concept of leadership and differentiate it from the concept of management
2. Develop and articulate a personal philosophy of leadership
3. Identify and describe personality types and their implications for leaders
4. Apply a conflict management model
5. Discuss the complexities of ethical leadership
6. Assess the impacts of a decision from an ethical, personal, and organizational perspective
7. Apply the situational leadership model in the work and personal environment

Course Offered Fall and Spring

PST 290 - Independent Study

Variable Credit

See the Department Chairperson.

Course Offered Fall and Spring

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