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hcc catalogue '11-'12




Course Descriptions

COOPERATIVE EDUCATION

COOP-150 Job Search: Skills and Techniques
1 Credit
This course is designed for all students who want to develop skills for seeking and securing employment. Through this course students will enhance their skills in job hunting by concentrating efforts into such areas as resume writing, interviewing and job search techniques. (2 hours weekly, 7 weeks)

COOP-160 Portfolio Development
3 Credits

This course is designed for students who wish to receive credit for learning gained from life experience. In this course students will document evidence of prior learning in a “portfolio” which will enable faculty to evaluate and award credit for specific HCC courses. The student will learn to collect, organize, document and verify evidence of prior learning as well as assess skills and abilities and clarify career goals. Prerequisite: ENGL-121 and consent of the instructor.

COOP-190 Internship I
1-2 Credits
Upon completion of this course, students will have enhanced skills by linking concepts and theories with application and understanding through experiential opportunities in a workplace setting. Student must receive prior approval to register for this work experience course. Call the Counseling and Career Center at 443-518-1340.

COOP-191 Internship II
1-2 Credits

Upon completion of this course, students will have enhanced skills by linking concepts and theories with application and understanding through experiential opportunities in a workplace setting. Student must receive prior approval to register for this work experience course. Call the Counseling and Career Center at 443-518-1340. Prerequisite: COOP-190.

COOP-201 Cooperative Education Work Experience I
3-4 Credits

Cooperative Education is supervised work experience directly related to a student’s major subject area and/or career goals and interests. Its basic purposes are to integrate classroom theory and work applications and to assist the student in making the transition from school to work. New or current positions may qualify for co-op credits. Students may work between 10 and 40 hours a week for a 10- or 15-week period, attend seven 80-minute seminars during the semester, achieve specific learning objectives, and submit reports to a faculty co-op advisor. Prerequisites: minimum of 12 credits completed at HCC with a 2.0 or better grade point average and demonstration of pre-employment skills. Student must receive prior approval to register for this work experience course. Call the Counseling and Career Center at 443-518-1340.

COOP-202 Cooperative Education Work Experience II
3-4 Credits

See course description for COOP-201.


hcc catalogue '11-'12


Accounting - ACCT
Aging Services - AGNG
American Sign Language - AMSL
Anthropology - ANTH
Arabic - ARAB 
Art - ARTT 
Astronomy - ASTR
Bioinformatics - BFMT 
Biology - BIOL 
Biomechanical Engineering - BMET
Business - BMGT 
Cardiovascular Technology - CARD
Chemistry - CHEM 
Chinese - CHNS 
Cisco - CSCO 
Computer-Aided Design - CADD
Computer Forensics - CFOR 
Computer Systems - CMSY 
Conflict Resolution - CRES
Construction Management - CNST 
Cooperative Education - COOP
Criminal Justice - CRIM 
Culinary Management - CMGT 
Dance - DANC
Dental Hygiene - DHYG 
Diagnostic Medical
Sonography - DMSU

Economics - ECON 
Education - EDUC 
Electronics - ELEC 
Emergency Medical Technician/
Paramedic - EMSP
 
Engineering -ENES 
English- ENGL 
Entrepreneurship - ENTR 
Environmental Science - ENST
Exercise Science - EXSC 
Farsi - FARS
Film - FILM 
Financial PLanning- FNPL 
Fine Arts - FINE 
French - FREN 
Geography - GEOG 
Geology - GEOL 
German - GERM 
Greek - GREK 
Health Care - HEAL 
Health Education - HEED 
Hebrew - HBRW
Hindi - HNDI
History - HIST 
Horticulture - HORT 
Hospitality Management - HMGT
Human Development - HMDV 
Human Services - HUMS 
Humanities - HUMN
Interior Design - INDS
Italian - ITAL 
Japanese - JPNS
Korean - KORE 
Life Fitness - LFIT 
Mathematics - MATH 
Medical Laboratory
Technician - MLTS

Meteorology - METO 
Microsoft - MSFT 
Music - MUSC 
Nursing - NURS 
Nutrition - NUTR
Office Technology - OFFI 
Philosophy - PHIL 
Photonics - PHOT
Physical Therapist
Assistant - PTAP
 
Physics - PHYS 
Political Science - POLI 
Portuguese - PORT
Psychology - PSYC 
Public Health - PUBH
Radiologic Technology - RADT
Retailing - RETL 
Russian - RUSS 
Social Work - SOWK
Sociology - SOCI 
Spanish - SPAN 
Speech - SPCH 
Telecommunications - TELE
Television and Radio - TVRD
Theatre - THET 
Turkish - TURK
Wireless Communications - WCOM
Women's Studies - WMST