2016-2017 Catalog

A Place to Start

Are you new to MCC?

Would you like to explore career options?

Are you ready to dive right in and take some classes?

This list is a good place to start.

Every course on this list can be taken with no prerequisites or pre-tests.

Each course either gives you an introduction to a career path or counts toward general education requirements for most degrees.

While not required during your first quarter, visiting with an academic advisor can assist you in finding classes that best meet your needs.

Consider this a quick start - a way to enroll in classes without waiting.

Career-Oriented Courses


ACCT 1050 Bookkeeping

ACCT 1100 Accounting I

Architectural Design Technology

ARCH 1000 Appreciation of Architecture

ARCH 1100 Beginning AutoCAD


ARTS 1000 Introduction to the Visual Arts

ARTS 1010 Elementary Drawing

ARTS 1020 2-D Design

ARTS 1050 Creative Careers

Auto Collision Technology

AUTB 1040 Auto Collision Repair Welding

AUTB 1100 Structural Repair I

AUTB 1200 Nonstructural Repair I

Automotive Technology

AUTT 1010 Introduction to Auto Service and Minor Repair

AUTT 1210 Automotive Electricity and Electronics I

Business Management

BSAD 1000 Introduction to Business

BSAD 1100 Business Law I

BSAD 1250 Introduction to Not-for-Profit Management

BSAD 1600 Principles of Supervision

BSAD 2100 Principles of Management

ENTR 1050 Introduction to Entrepreneurship

Civil Engineering Technology

SCET 1000 Civil Engineering Fundamentals

SCET 1050 Building Construction

SCET 1070 Contracts and Specifications

Construction and Building Science

CNST 1000 Introduction to Building Construction

CNST 1050 Introduction to Carpentry

Criminal Justice

CRIM 1010 Introduction to Criminal Justice

CRIM 1020 Introduction to Corrections

Culinary, Hospitality, Research, and Management

CHRM 1000 Career Orientation/Culinary Arts

CHRM 1020 Sanitation

Design, Interactivity, and Media Arts

DIMA 1110 Digital Design: Raster

DIMA 1120 Digital Design: Vector

Diesel Technology

DESL 1000 Diesel Preventive Maintenance

Early Childhood Education

ECED 1110 Infant and Toddler Development

ECED 1120 Preschool Child Development

ECED 1150 Introduction to Early Childhood Education

Electrical Technology

ELTR 1200 Basic Electricity


ENGR 1010 Introduction to Engineering Design


FINA 1000 Financial Literacy

FINA 1100 Principles of Property and Casualty Insurance

Health Information Management Systems

HIMS 1111 Healthcare Careers

HIMS 1120 Medical Terminology I

Health InformationTechnology

HITP 1005 Introduction to Electronic Health Records

HITP 1010 Introduction to Health Information Technology

Horticulture, Land Systems, and Management

HLSM 1000 Horticulture, Land Systems, and Management Orientation

Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration

HVAC 1000 Refrigeration Electrical Theory and Application

HVAC 1010 Refrigeration Service Principles and Basic Automatic Controls

Human Relations

HMRL 1010 Human Relations Skills

HMRL 1050 Leadership: Training and Skill Development

Human Services

HMSV 1010 Introduction to Human Services

Industrial and Commercial Trades

INCT 0900 Introduction to the Trades

INCT 1000 Industrial Safety and Health

INCT 1010 Introduction to the Trades II

INCT 1050 Mechanical Print Reading

INCT 1301 Home and Building Maintenance Carpentry

INCT 1500 Introduction to Distribution

INCT 2050 Problem Solving

Information Technology

INFO 1001 Information Systems and Literacy


INSU 1000 Principles of Health and Life Insurance

INSU 1100 Principles of Property and Casualty Insurance

Interior Design

INTD 1100 Illustration Techniques for Interiors

INTD 1310 Fundamentals of Textiles

Legal Studies

LAWS 1100 The Paralegal Profession

LAWS 1101 Introduction to Law

Mechanical Drafting Technology

DRAF 1100 AutoCAD Fundamentals

DRAF 1300 Inventor Fundamentals


PHOT 1005 Basic Photography I – Digital

Precision Machine Technology

PRMA 1401 Machine Tool I

Process Operations Technology

PROT 1000 Introduction to Process and Power Operations

PROT 1010 Safety Topics for Process and Power Operations

PROT 1100 Process Instrumentation and Control

PROT 1110 Reading and Understanding Process Diagrams

PROT 1250 Basic Electricity for Power and Process

PROT 1302 Stationary Engineering I

Real Estate

REES 1000 Real Estate Principles

Social Work

SOWK 1010 Introduction to Social Work


THEA 1000 Introduction to the Theatre

THEA 2020 Fundamentals of Acting I

Video/Audio Communications Arts

PHOT 1500 Moving Image Lab

VACA 1010 Audio and Video Production Engineering

VACA 1020 Audio I


WELD 1000 Print Reading for Welders

WELD 1100 Industrial Cutting Processes

WELD 1200 Gas Metal Arc Welding (MIG) - Steel I

General Education Courses


HUMS 1000 Humanities through the Arts

HUMS 1100 Classical Humanities

HUMS 1110 Origins of the Humanities

MUSC 1010 Introduction to Music I

MUSC 1020 Introduction to Music II

MUSC 1050 Music Appreciation

PHIL 1010 Introduction to Philosophy

PHIL 1030 Professional Ethics

PHIL 1100 Critical Reasoning


ARAB 1010 Introduction to Arabic

CHIN 1110 Beginning Chinese I

FREN 1010 Beginning French I

GERM 1010 Elementary German I

JAPN 1010Beginning Japanese I

SPAN 1110 Elementary Spanish I

Reading and Learning Skills

RDLS 1150 College Vocabulary

RDLS 1200 College Success Strategies


BIOS 1010 Introduction to Biology

BIOS 1250 Environmental Biology

BIOS 1310 Survey of Human Anatomy and Physiology

Social Science

GEOG 1010 Fundamentals of Geography

GEOG 1020 World Regional Geography

GEOG 1050 Introduction to Human Geography

GEOG 1210 Introduction to Physical Geology

HIST 1010 US History to 1877

HIST 1020 US History from 1865 to Present

HIST 1050 Introduction to Black History

HIST 1120 World Civilization from 1500 to Present

POLS 2050 American National Government

PSYC 1000 Psychology for Everyday Living

PSYC 1010 Introduction to Psychology

PSYC 1120 Human Growth and Development


SPCH 1110 Public Speaking

SPCH 1300 Interpersonal Communication

Workplace Skills

WORK 1230 Career Planning

WORK 1250 Learning Anxiety

WORK 1400 Employability Skills

WORK 1410 Secrets to Business Success

WORK 1420 Interpersonal Communication Skills for the Workplace