Martha's Vineyard and Woods Hole
Martha's Vineyard Regional High School
For the Fall 2014 semester, the College will be offering four courses at Martha's Vineyard Regional High School:
Introduction to the accounting cycle: recording transactions, posting to ledgers, preparing work sheets and financial statements. Includes: special journals, inventory valuation, receivables, payables and interest on notes. A hands-on introduction to computerized accounting solving selected problems using general ledger software including QuickBooks. This is the first course of a two-course series (ACC111 and ACC112) intended for A.S. Business Administration concentrations covering the topics of Financial Accounting. Prerequisite: (MAT020 or MAT025) and ENL020 or satisfactory basic skills assessment scores / 3 credits.
This course will explore the role of the pre-school teacher and his/her responsibilities: forming a professional attitude, relating effectively with others, and managing successfully within the pre-school environment in daily learning and social situations. It will include observations of children in a child care setting. (12 hours observation/field work per semester) Prerequisite: ENL020 and ENL050 or satisfactory basic skills assessment scores / 3 credits.
ENL101 is an introductory college composition course required of all AA and AS-degree students and prerequisite to all other college-level English courses. It is designed to help students develop and express ideas clearly and effectively using Standard American English through frequent writing and the study of rhetorical patterns of development. Students learn to write MLA style documented essays. Prerequisite: Appropriate scores in Reading Comprehension and in Sentence Skills on Computerized Placement Test or grade of C or better in ENL020 and ENL050 or ESL201 / 3 credits. Satisfies the English Composition/Writing general education requirement.
An introduction to basic social concepts, theoretical perspectives and research methods. Topics include societies, cultures, social organization, social inequalities, social institutions, group behavior and the impact of globalization, population growth, and new technologies upon individuals and societies. Prerequisite: ENL020 and ENL050 or satisfactory basic skills assessment scores / 3 credits. Satisfies a Behavioral and Social Sciences general education requirement.
For the Fall 2014 semester, the College will offer two science courses in a special one-day-a-week schedule at the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole. Classroom and laboratory space has been arranged in the Loeb Building. Courses have been structured so that students can take class instruction in the morning and the laboratory portion of the course and work in the same afternoon at the same location.
A comprehensive systematic study of the human body emphasizing the structure and function of the systems. Part I topics include: cells and tissues, chemistry review, metabolism, the integumentary, skeletal, musclar and reproductive systems with correlated laboratory work. (3 class hours / 2 laboratory hours) Prerequisite: A grade of C or higher in CHM109 or (BIO101 or BIO151) or (CHM101 or CHM151) / 4 credits. Satisfies a Natural or Physical Science general education requirement.
An introductory course for students in various health-related programs. Emphasis is placed on practical aspects of inorganic chemistry. Some organic chemistry is introduced. (3 class hours. 2 laboratory hours) Prerequisite: (MAT030 or MAT035), ENL020, and ENL050 or satisfactory basic skills assessment scores / 4 credits. Satisfies a Natural or Physical Science general education requirement.
For Additional Information
Tom Hallahan, SC.D., is the College's on-island Outreach Coordinator and liaison with the Main Campus. He provides academic advising, Accuplacer assessment testing, and general information on financial aid, admissions, and workforce training for Martha's Vineyard residents enrolling in the College's programs.
Tom's office is Room 209 at the Martha's Vineyard Regional High School, 100 Edgartown-Vineyard Haven Road in Oak Bluffs. He can be reached by phone at: (508) 360-0891, or via e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.