Morgan Community College

WEL 280 Internship: Welding

(Variable lecture/lab hours, .5-6 credits)

Prerequisite: Completion of all courses in WEL specialization area

Offers individualized instruction at job site. The student is encouraged to develop skills needed to enter employment in the welding industry.

Added at MCC Summer 2004. Rev. Fall 2010.

Course Numbering System

Courses are numbered to indicate level of instruction. Freshman level courses are designated in the100 sequence and sophomore level courses are designated in the 200 sequence. Courses numbered less than 100 are considered developmental and do not apply to certificate and degree requirements.

Special Topics
*** 175-178; 275-278

(Variable credits 0-12)

Provides students with a vehicle to pursue in depth exploration of special topics of interest.

A specific course description, list of competencies and topical outline will be developed for each special topic course. This information will be filed in the department and with the Office of Instruction for placement in the curriculum master file.

*** can be any prefix

Internship
*** 180-182 and 280-282

(Variable credits 0-12)

Provides students with the opportunity to supplement coursework with practical work experience related to their educational program. Students work under the immediate supervision of experienced personnel at the business location and with the direct guidance of the instructor.

*** can be any prefix

Cooperative Education
*** 187 and 287

(Variable credits 0-12)

Provides students an opportunity to gain practical experience in applying their occupational skills and/or to develop specific skills in a practical work setting. The instructor will work with the student to select an appropriate work site, establish learning objectives and to coordinate learning activities with the employer or work site supervisor.

*** can be any prefix

Independent Studies
*** 185-186 and 285-286

(Variable credits 0-12)

Meets the individual needs of students. Students engage in intensive study or research under the direction of a qualified instructor.

Courses with numbers 185-186 or 285-286 are designated as Independent Studies in a specific discipline. These courses allow the advanced student to engage in intensive study or research of a given topic under the individual direction of a qualified instructor or faculty member. One credit hour is awarded for each two hours of contracted independent study per week per semester. With the approval of the Vice President of Instruction or Division Chair, a limit of three credits in Independent Studies may count toward the A.A., A.S., or A.G.S. degrees as elective credit. Enrollment in an Independent Studies course requires the approval of the MCC Vice President of Instruction or Division Chair.

*** can be any prefix

Practicum
*** 188 and 288

(Variable credits 0-12)

Provides students an opportunity to gain practical experience in applying their nursing skills and/or to develop specific skills in a practical work setting. The instructor will work with the student to select an appropriate work site, establish learning objectives and to coordinate learning activities with the practicum supervisor.

*** can be any prefix

Capstone
*** 189 and 289

(Variable credits 0-12)

A demonstrated culmination of learning within a given program of study.

*** can be any prefix

Service Learning
*** 192-194 and 292-294

(Variable credits 0-12)

Allows the student to provide a service to the community utilizing knowledge and skills acquired from a course in which the student is currently enrolled or has previously taken at the student`s respective college.

*** can be any prefix

Credit Hours

Listed in parentheses are the credit hours and the total number of contact hours per week, by activity, that the student attends the class assuming a 15-week semester. For instance, a 4-credit hour course that is listed for 45 lecture and 30 lab means there are 45 hours of lecture plus 30 hours of lab during a 15-week semester or an average of 5 hours contact hours per week. In this example, a student attends a total of 75 contact hours. The 75 hours can be adjusted to any length term.

Course Prerequisites

A prerequisite is an enforceable entry requirement for a particular course. The student must satisfy prerequisites, or their equivalent, PRIOR to registering for a course. A course prerequisite requires a "C" grade or better.

Course Co-requisites

A co-requisite is an enforceable entry requirement for a particular course. A co-requisite course must be taken prior to, or concurrently with, a course.

Guaranteed Transfer Courses (GT/gtPathways)

Colorado has developed a statewide guaranteed transfer (GT) program (gtPathways Planning Guide)* and a statewide transfer policy. gtPathways applies to all Colorado public institutions of higher education, and there are more than 300 lower-division general education courses in 20 subject areas approved for guaranteed transfer. Courses are approved periodically and apply as of the date they were approved (please note effective term). GT courses are noted in the course descriptions by a statement, and their GT-xxx designation. Courses without the GT designation are not guaranteed to transfer, however some may transfer depending on the student’s program of study and the decision of the receiving institution. Students should consult with their advisors when selecting courses for transfer. Also, see the Guaranteed Transfer Program for General Education Courses in Colorado (gtPathways) section in this catalog for additional information.

Internship/Clinical/ Practicum/Service Learning/Cooperative Education Work Experience Courses

These courses are supervised cooperative education arrangements between the College and an employer. The courses provide the student with work experience that is relevant to his/her Career & Technical Education (CTE) program and personal career interests. The work and study calendar varies by program and may be adjusted as appropriate to individual interests, need, or the availability of work opportunities. The MCC instructor will provide course objectives to the student and his or her supervisor at the job site. Sessions will be held between the student and instructor to review assignments and course objectives. Actual clock hours for these courses are listed individually by course in the Course Descriptions section of this catalog.

Course Title(s)

Course Numbering

Clinical

xxx 170-174 & 270-274

Internship I & II

xxx 180 & 280

Cooperative Education I & II

xxx 187 & 287

Practicum I & II

xxx 188 & 288

Service Learning

xxx 192-194 & 292-294

xxx can be any Course Prefix ( NUR 170, EDU 188, etc.)

Special Topics: Seminars, Workshops (175-178 and 275-278)

Special topics and activities are defined as seminars, workshops, or courses delivered for credit by Morgan Community College, but generally offered to special needs groups.

Up to 3 credits of special topics and activities may fulfill A.A. electives if approved by the Vice President of Instruction or Division Chair. Courses are determined by the specific course number, 175-178 or 275-278, preceded by a three-letter prefix to indicate the appropriate department (e.g., ANT 175-177, PED 275-277, etc.)

Special Topics are intended to provide students with a vehicle to pursue in-depth exploration of special topics of interest. The credits and grade scheme will vary depending on course content. The description and outline is approved by the Vice President of Instruction or Division Chair and filed with the Office of Instruction.

Prefix Discipline/Program Area

AAA Advancing Academic Achievement

ABM Agriculture Business Management

ACC Accounting

ACT Auto Collision Technology

AGP Agriculture Production Management

AGB Agriculture Business

AME Agriculture Mechanics

ANT Anthropology

ART Art

ASC Animal Science

ASE Auto Service Technology

ASL American Sign Language

AST Astronomy

BIO Biology

BTE Business Technologies

BUS Business

CHE Chemistry

CIS Computer Information Systems

COM Communications

CRJ Criminal Justice

CSC Computer Science

CSL Counseling

ECE Early Childhood Education

ECO Economics

EDU Education

EMS Emergency Medical Services

ENG English

ENV Environmental Sciences

ESL English as a Second Language

FST Fire Science Technology

GEO Geography

GEY Geology

HHP Holistic Health Professional

HIS History

HOS Hospitality

HPR Health Professional

HUM Humanities

HWE Health and Wellness

JOU Journalism

LIT Literature

MAN Management

MAR Marketing

MAT Mathematics

MGD Multimedia Graphic Design

MOT Medical Office Technology

MST Massage Therapy

MUS Music

NUA Nursing Assistant

NUR Nursing

PED Physical Education

PER Physical Education Recreation

PHI Philosophy

PHT Pharmacy Technician

PHY Physics

POS Political Science

PSY Psychology

PTA Physical Therapist Assistant

RAM Range Management

REA Reading

REE Real Estate

RTE Radiologic Technology

SCI Science

SOC Sociology

SPA Spanish Language

SVT Sport Vehicle Technology

THE Theatre

WEL Welding

*** FOREIGN LANGUAGE

(Prefix indicates language, i.e.: FRE; SPA; etc.)



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2013-2014 Morgan Community College Catalog w/March 2014 Addendum

Additions, Changes, Deletions, and Corrections

ACADEMIC CALENDAR

CATALOG INFORMATION

ACCREDITATION

ABOUT MCC, GOVERNANCE, MISSION & HISTORY

MAPS, DIRECTIONS, ADDRESSES & LOCATIONS

ADMISSIONS

ASSESSMENT

ADVISING

REGISTRATION

TUITION CLASSIFICATION

PRIVACY

COURSE OPTIONS

GRADES AND GRADING

ACADEMIC STANDING AND ACADEMIC RENEWAL

GRADUATION POLICIES

STUDENT RECORDS AND TRANSCRIPTS

TRANSFER FROM MCC

FINANCIAL AID

TUITION, FEES, PAYMENTS & REFUND POLICIES

STUDENT LIFE, ACTIVITIES, & SERVICES FOR STUDENTS

SAFETY ISSUES & NOTICES

COLLEGE CLOSURES

STUDENT RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

LEGAL NOTICES & CONSUMER INFORMATION

DEGREES & CERTIFICATES

Explanation of Types of Degrees & Certificates

Explanation of Statewide Articulation Agreements

Associate of Arts Degrees with Designation

Associate of Science Degrees with Designation

Other Agreements

AG/BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

APPLIED TECHNOLOGY

ASSOCIATE OF ARTS

ASSOCIATE OF GENERAL STUDIES

ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE

AUTOMOTIVE COLLISION TECHNOLOGY

AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE TECHNOLOGY

BUSINESS

EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES

FIRE SCIENCE

HEALTH SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY

HUMAN RESOURCES

MASSAGE THERAPY

MEDICAL ASSISTANT

MULTIMEDIA

NURSE AIDE

NURSING

OFFICE SUPPORT SPECIALIST

PHLEBOTOMY

PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASSISTANT

RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGY

REAL ESTATE

SUPERVISION

WELDING

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

Courses (Alphabetical)

AAA-Academic Achievement Strategies Courses

ABM-Agriculture & Business Management Courses

ACC-Accounting Courses

ACT-Automotive Collision Technology Courses

AGB-Agriculture Business

AGE-Agriculture Economics Courses

AGY- Agriculture Crop and Soils Courses

AME-Agriculture Mechanics Courses

ANT-Anthropology Courses

ART-Art Courses

ASE-Automotive Service Technology Courses

ASL-American Sign Language Courses

AST-Astronomy Courses

BIO-Biology Courses

BTE-Business Technologies Courses

BUS-Business Courses

CCR 091 College Composition and Reading Lab

CCR 092 College Composition and Reading

CCR 093 College Composition and Reading Studio D

CCR 094 College Composition and Reading Studio 121

CHE-Chemistry Courses

CIS-Computer Information Systems Courses

COM-Communication Courses

CRJ-Criminal Justice Courses

CSC-Computer Science Courses

CSL-Counseling Courses

ECE-Early Childhood Education Courses

ECO-Economics Courses

EDU-Education Courses

EMS-Emergency Medical Services Courses

ENG-English Courses

ENV-Environmental Science Courses

ESL-English as a Second Language Courses

FST-Fire Science Technology Courses

Foreign Language Courses***

GEO-Geography Courses

GEY-Geology Courses

HHP-Holistic Health Professional Courses

HIS-History Courses

HPR-Health Professional Courses

HUM-Humanities Courses

HWE-Health and Wellness Courses

JOU-Journalism Courses

LIT-Literature Courses

MAN-Management Courses

MAR-Marketing Courses

MAT-Mathematics Courses

MGD-Multimedia Graphic Design Courses

MOT-Medical Office Technology Courses

MST-Massage Therapy Courses

MUS-Music Courses

NUA-Nursing Assistant Courses

NUR-Nursing Courses

PED-Physical Education Courses

PER-Physical Education Recreation Courses

PHI-Philosophy Courses

PHY-Physics Courses

POS-Political Science Courses

PSY-Psychology Courses

PTA-Physical Therapist Assistant Courses

RAM-Range Management Courses

REA-Reading Courses

REE-Real Estate Courses

RTE-Radiologic Technology Courses

SCI-Science Courses

SOC-Sociology Courses

SPA-Spanish Language Courses

SVT-Sport Vehicle Technology Courses

THE-Theatre Courses

WEL-Welding Courses

Course Numbering System

Credit Hours

Course Prerequisites

Course Co-requisites

Guaranteed Transfer Courses (GT/gtPathways)

Internship/Clinical/ Practicum/Service Learning/Cooperative Education Work Experience Courses

Special Topics: Seminars, Workshops (175-178 and 275-278)

Prefix Discipline/Program Area

PERSONNEL/STAFF DIRECTORY

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