Theatre Practicum

This course is required to participate in all KCC theatrical productions, as well as students who have an interest in transferring to a theatrical collegiate program. Students will gain practical experience in all phases of the theatrical art. Includes acting, lighting, makeup, scenery construction, publicity, box office, costuming, stage managing, and properties. Specific duties and academic instruction will be arranged with the director of theatre. Course may be repeated for credit toward graduation up to six credit hours per area of discipline. Lab Fee

Field Experience

This course integrates classroom learning with the application of the learning in a realistic setting through a supervised experience of not less than 96 hours. May be repeated up to a maximum of six credit hours.

Introduction to Sociology

Why do we behave the way we do? Why do people change? Why do people deviate? This course helps students to understand how they are influenced by group situations and relationships. The focus is on the study of cultures, institutions, and social groups. Basic principles for the study of society are explored.

Social Problems

This course examines social problems through the lens of sociological theories, builds social awareness, and addresses strategies for action to address social problems. Topics vary, but generally include delinquent and criminal structures, substance abuse and addiction, the changing family, race and gender relations, issues in mental and physical health, the political system, the interrelation of population growth, environmental concerns, and the internationalization of the work force. SOCI 201 is recommended before enrolling in this course

Marriage and Family

This course analyzes from a cross-cultural perspective how individuals within the family structure are influenced by a society’s culture, institutions, and social groups. Topics include love, marriage, divorce, parenting, sexuality, conflict resolution, and aging. Since we do not formally prepare people for their role in marriage and the family – this is a must course. SOCI 201 is recommended prior to taking this course.

Race and Ethnic Relations

Students will discover whether their ancestors experienced prejudice and discrimination, why they did or did not, and how individuals and a society can resolve racial and cultural issues. Group relations in different countries will be analyzed with a major emphasis on African Americans, Hispanics, Europeans, Asians, and Gypsies in the United States.

Elementary Spanish

Introductory course stressing pronunciation, comprehension, basic grammar structures, and interesting cultural readings. Individual/small group sessions are important to modularized language and cultural development.

Lab Fee

Environmental Science

An interdisciplinary approach analyzing man’s earthly environment from the vantage point of the biological and physical sciences. The course will focus upon such topics as life cycles, energy, pollution, population, and resource deterioration and depletion. Additionally, philosophic and ethical attitudes of man’s relationship to his cultural and natural environment will be examined. Within this framework, man will be studied as a "Citizen of Earth."

Elementary Spanish

Review of elements of basic and advanced grammar, conversation, and comprehension practices. Reporting on cultural aspects and simple short stories in the language for individual credit. Lab Fee

Physical Science

A lecture and laboratory course that integrates the sciences of astronomy, physics, chemistry, and modern contemporary science. Emphasis is placed on applications and principles contributed by all the physical sciences. [48-32-80] Lab Fee