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New and Updated Course Descriptions

Since September 1, 2023

MCC’s commitment to assessment produces a culture of continuous curriculum improvement. The recently updated courses listed below have been approved through the MCC curricular process and where necessary, approval by SUNY and NYSED. For more information, please contact the appropriate Academic Department.


NewDate Added
COM - Communication
COM 244 - Social Media Strategies11/21/2023 
COM 247 - Organizational Communication11/30/2023 
COM 114 - Communication Theory02/22/2024 
CPT - Computer Technology
CPT 130 - Computer Support Fundamentals11/21/2023 
DAS - Dental Assisting
DAS 111 - Dental Radiography for the Dental Assistant03/15/2024 
DAS 105 - DART Specialty Dentistry03/15/2024 
DAS 104 - DART Radiography03/15/2024 
DAS 112 - Dental Materials for the Dental Assistant03/15/2024 
DAS 103 - DART Dental Materials03/15/2024 
DAS 107 - DART Completion03/15/2024 
DAS 102 - DART Infection Control03/15/2024 
DAS 123 - Specialty Dentistry for the Dental Assistant03/15/2024 
DAS 100 - DART Preparation Forum03/15/2024 
DAS 113 - Infection Control for the Dental Assistant03/15/2024 
DAS 101 - DART Clinical Dental Assisting03/15/2024 
DAS 106 - DART Biomedical Sciences03/15/2024 
EMS - Emergency Medical Services
EMS 112 - Applied Emergency Medical Services02/22/2024 
HUM - Human Services
HUM 109 - Introduction to Helping Skills03/26/2024 
LAS - Liberal Arts
LAS 220 - Liberal Arts Capstone11/21/2023 
PLS - Paralegal Studies
PLS 256 - Criminal Law and Procedure for Paralegals03/26/2024 
PLS 255 - Law Office Technology10/03/2023 
PPE - Physical Studies/Physical Education
PPE 272 - Diversity and Equity Issues in Health and Wellness11/30/2023 
UpdatedDate Updated
BIO - Biology
BIO 226 - Bioanalytical Techniques II12/05/2023 
BIO 221 - Principles of Biochemistry12/05/2023 
BIO 260 - General Ecology12/05/2023 
BIO 230 - Molecular Genetics12/05/2023 
BIO 209 - General Microbiology12/05/2023 
CHE - Chemistry
CHE 100 - Preparatory Chemistry03/26/2024 
CHE 124 - General, Organic, and Biochemistry03/26/2024 
CHE 252 - Organic Chemistry II02/22/2024 
CLT - Clinical Laboratory Technician
CLT 205 - Clinical Microbiology II01/02/2024 
CLT 202 - Serological Techniques02/22/2024 
CLT 210 - Clinical Chemistry01/02/2024 
CLT 100 - Introduction to Medical Laboratory Technology01/02/2024 
COM - Communication
COM 235 (formally COM 120) - Media Literacy11/30/2023 
COM 242 (formerly COM 130) - Media Writing11/30/2023 
COM 150 - Video Production I03/26/2024 
COM 120 - Media Literacy12/05/2023 
COM 240 (formerly COM 131) - Principles of Journalism01/02/2024 
CPT - Computer Technology
CPT 101 - Introduction to Computing02/22/2024 
DAS - Dental Assisting
DAS 115 - Orientation to Dental Assisting Clinical Practice03/15/2024 
DAS 114 - Biomedical Sciences for Dental Assisting Practice03/18/2024 
DAS 110 - Preclinical Dental Assisting03/15/2024 
DEN - Dental Hygiene
DEN 213 - General & Oral Pathology II04/04/2024 
DEN 111 - Dental Radiography I04/04/2024 
DEN 114 - Dental Hygiene I04/04/2024 
DEN 214 - Dental Hygiene III04/04/2024 
DEN 112 - Oral Anatomy and Physiology I04/04/2024 
DEN 212 - Community Oral Health I04/04/2024 
DEN 124 - Dental Hygiene II04/04/2024 
DEN 225 - Clinical Dental Hygiene IV04/04/2024 
DEN 222 - Community Oral Health II04/04/2024 
DEN 211 - Dental Materials04/04/2024 
DEN 115 - Clinical Dental Hygiene I04/04/2024 
DEN 224 - Dental Hygiene IV04/04/2024 
DEN 110 - Dental Health Education04/04/2024 
DEN 122 - Oral Anatomy and Physiology II04/04/2024 
DEN 129 - Periodontics I04/04/2024 
DEN 113 - Barrier Precautions and Infection Control Measures04/04/2024 
DEN 226 - Dental Therapeutics II04/04/2024 
DEN 123 - General & Oral Pathology I04/04/2024 
DEN 217 - Dental Specialties04/04/2024 
DEN 125 - Clinical Dental Hygiene II04/04/2024 
DEN 216 - Dental Therapeutics I04/04/2024 
DEN 215 - Clinical Dental Hygiene III04/04/2024 
DEN 219 - Periodontics II04/04/2024 
DEN 121 - Dental Radiography II04/04/2024 
ECE - Education and Early Care
ECE 251 - Family and Culture02/22/2024 
EMS - Emergency Medical Services
EMS 201 - Introduction to Paramedicine02/22/2024 
EMS 110 - Emergency Medical Technician02/22/2024 
ENR - Engineering Science
ENR 256 - Mechanics of Materials03/26/2024 
ENR 161 - Introduction to Excel and Programming03/26/2024 
ENR 259 - Engineering Design Lab11/21/2023 
FPT - Fire Protection Technology
FPT 105 - History of the Fire Service02/22/2024 
FPT 204 - Fire Service Strategy and Tactics02/22/2024 
FPT 103 - Building Materials and Construction02/22/2024 
FSA - Food Service Administration
FSA 203 - Culinary Arts II: Advanced Food Preparation01/02/2024 
FSA 119 - Culinary Arts: Fundamentals of Food Preparation II02/15/2024 
FSA 109 - Culinary Arts: Fundamentals of Food Preparation I02/15/2024 
GEG - Geography
GEG 130 - Digital Earth02/22/2024 
GEO - Geology
GEO 103 - Great Mysteries of the Earth12/14/2023 
HED - Health Education
HED 130 - Foundations of Health and Wellness02/15/2024 
HEG - Health Education Global
HEG 200 - Multicultural and Diversity Influences in Health and Wellness11/30/2023 
HIS - History
HIS 102 - Introduction to African-American Studies11/21/2023 
HIS 104 - African-American History II: since 186511/21/2023 
HSM - Homeland Security Administration
HSM 103 - Historical and Contemporary Perspectives on Terrorism and Homeland Security09/05/2023 
HSP - Hospitality
HSP 275 - Current Issues and Trends in Hospitality02/15/2024 
HUM - Human Services
HUM 218 - Working with Trauma Informed Care Skills02/15/2024 
MAR - Marketing
MAR 200 - Principles of Marketing04/04/2024 
MIS - Management Information Systems
MIS 201 - Introduction to Web Site Programming and Design03/26/2024 
MIS 220 - Applied Business Applications03/26/2024 
MIS 211 - Applied Database Concepts03/26/2024 
MIS 100 - Introduction to Management Information Systems03/26/2024 
MTH - Mathematics
MTH 160 - Statistics I03/26/2024 
MTH 096 - Algebra for Statistics02/15/2024 
MTH 162 - Statistics for the Social Sciences03/26/2024 
MUS - Music
MUS 119 - Music in World Cultures02/15/2024 
OFT - Office Technology
OFT 141 - Professional Grammar and Communications03/26/2024 
PHY - Physics
PHY 132 - Applied Physics II02/22/2024 
PLS - Paralegal Studies
PLS 264 - Administrative Law03/26/2024 
PLS 270 - Bankruptcy Law02/15/2024 
PST - Public Safety Training
PST 265 - Public Safety Leadership Development Seminar01/02/2024 
PSY - Psychology
PSY 100 - Psychology of Interpersonal Relationships01/02/2024 
SPC - Speech Communication
SPC 241 - Advanced Interpersonal Communication10/03/2023 
TAM - Tooling and Machining
TAM 143 - CNC Lathe Set-up03/26/2024 
TAM 142 - CNC Mill Set-up03/26/2024 
TOY - Toyota
TOY 202 - Drivetrains04/11/2024 
TRS - Transitional Studies
TRS 099 - College Composition Support11/30/2023