New Fall Semester Offerings at Manchester Community College

New Fall Semester Offerings at Manchester Community College

Manchester, CT- ( July 12, 2011)… The following new courses and programs are being offered at Manchester Community College in the 2011 fall semester.

BFN 111 Financial Literacy : This 3 credit course teaches the essential decision-making skills needed to become wise consumers, savers, investors, users of credit, money managers and citizens. The course uses various instructional approaches involving techniques such as problem solving, reasoning, simulation and direct application of the concepts to the world in which students live. Contact Georgia Buckles for additional information at gbuckles@mcc.commnet.edu

CST 250: Web Design and Development ll: This course is for students who have a solid background in XHTML and CSS and who want to learn more about the intricacies of creating dynamic websites using advanced design concepts and client-side program tools such as Javascript, advanced CSS, and DHTML.
Contact cseaver@mcc.commnet.edu. for additional information.

Communication 100: Communication is fundamental to human social life. In this introductory course to the discipline, students will learn about a broad range of theories and processes of communication, examining communication as a cultural practice that shapes meaning in peoples’ beliefs, attitudes, values, and practices across situations.

HSP Sustainable Food Service Management: Food impacts all areas of our lives including the environment, local economies, global economy, social well-being, and human health. This course is designed to help students understand the complex issues surrounding food tht ultimately impact sustainability. Topics include understanding food, local and seasonal production, processed foods and food choices. Contact Jayne Pearson at jpearson@mcc.commnet.edu

English 214 Drama: Literary survey of drama from Ancient Greece to the present including discussion of theatrical terms, stagecraft and classical critical statements. Students will study different dramatic genres like comedy and tragedy, and will approach plays in their historical context. Contact mstefanowicz @ mcc.commnet.edu for additional information.

Philosophy 106- Great Human Ideas: Truth, Goodness, Beauty, Liberty, Equality and Justice An introductory level philosophy course, exploring some of the great philosophic ideas which have had enduring impact on hum and human societies. The course is organized in three parts: 1. What is philosophy? 2. The Ideas We Judge by; 3. The Ideas We Act on. Contact mstefanowicz @mcc.commnet.edu for additional information.
New Corrections Certificate program in Criminal Justice. This is a fifteen credit certificate program which helps prepares students for entry into the State of Connecticut’s Department of Correction as a Correctional Trainee. Contact cpaulin @mcc.commnet.edu for additional ginformation.


Students of any age who possess the desire to pursue higher education are welcome at Manchester Community College. MCC is proud of its academic excellence, new facilities, flexible schedules, small classes, low tuition and faculty with both academic and ”real world” credentials. The College offers over 60 programs, transfer options, financial aid and scholarships, as well as access to baccalaureate degrees through guaranteed admissions programs with several universities. MCC is situated on a park-like campus and is easily accessible from I-84.


News Item Posted On: July 12, 2011
For Additional Information Contact: R Dianne K. McHutchison at 860-512-2914