Beginning Access

This individualized instruction course introduces students to the basics of Microsoft Access. Students will be introduced to creating a database using design and datasheet views, creating queries, forms, reports, labels, and relationships; and using conditional formatting, aggregate functions, and filters/sorts within Microsoft Access. Introductory information about the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification exam program will be presented. [0-32-32] Lab Fee

Advanced Word

This individualized instruction course introduces students to the advanced features of Word and prepares them for the Microsoft Office Specialist Expert examination. Major topics will include working with a master document, an index, and a table of contents; creating an online form; using Visual Basic for applications with Word; and linking an Excel worksheet and charting its data in Word. [0-32-32] Lab Fee

Beginning PowerPoint

This individualized instruction course introduces students to the basic levels of Microsoft PowerPoint. Students will be introduced to selecting a template, starting and customizing a new slide show from an outline, saving and reviewing a presentation, viewing a web page using a browser, and publishing a presentation as a web page. Introductory information about Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) will be presented. [0-32-32] Lab Fee

Advanced Excel

This individualized instruction course introduces students to the advanced features of Excel and prepares students to take the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Expert Certification exam. Major topics will include: creation and manipulation of business-formatted worksheets and charts using appropriate functions and formulas in Excel; creation of worksheets utilizing data tables, hyperlinks, databases, templates, and consolidated capabilities; integration of graphics, Word, Access, and Excel data into appropriate business reports, etc.; using Visual Basic for Applications code to create procedures for specific worksheets; using advanced techniques to audit and validate data, solve problems using Excel’s Solver, Scenario Manager, and Pivot Table, Pivot Chart, and data Map utilities; importing and exporting data and collaborating on worksheets tracking data changes; and Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Expert Certificate exam objectives. [0-32-32] Lab Fee

Music History 1

Music from antiquity through the Baroque. Literature and theory of vocal and instrumental music leading up to the classical time period.

Music History 2

Music after Baroque. An examination of the major movements, forms, and composers of the classical, romantic, and contemporary periods.

Music in Early Childhood

This course will develop an understanding of the musical development of young children. The development of actual teaching skills in addition to theoretical knowledge will be an integral part of this course. These teaching skills will be developed through required lab and field experience. [32-16-48]

Nursing Assistant Training Program

The Nursing Assistant Training Program is an 80.5-hour course approved by the State of Michigan, Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs. The course consists of classroom, laboratory, and clinical instruction. The major emphasis is on long-term care with integration of concepts from acute care and home health care. Classroom hours will focus on theory, while laboratory hours will focus on attainment of skills that are necessary for the nursing assistant to possess. Clinical hours will focus on implementing skills obtained in the laboratory and will take place in a long-term care setting. [36-44.5-80.5]

Basic Conducting

The course develops the fundamental skills necessary for conducting, including beat patterns; use of left hand; gestures for attack, release, etc.; and score preparation and reading. Students will conduct both in the classroom and in sessions with the College ensembles.

Complex Physiologic Integrity 1

This course is designed to focus on the nursing care of clients with acute to complex alterations in health. This course builds on the content of NURS 150. Emphasis is placed on providing and managing nursing care utilizing clinical decision making skills. Students will apply the nursing process, function as a member of a multidisciplinary team, and provide comprehensive care to clients experiencing health concerns in a variety of clinical settings, including acute care and community.