Martha's Vineyard – Courses

Cape Cod Community College is pleased to offer a convenient way to pursue your college education with academic credit courses on Martha's Vineyard. Whether you are looking to complete your degree, train for a new career, or simply try out a college class, we make it as easy as possible to get the training and credentials you need by offering quality education close-to-home.

Spring 2018

The College Experience (COL101Q-67) 3 credits
Instructor: Lisa Boragine
Schedule: Tuesday, 5:00–8:00pm
Location: Martha's Vineyard Regional High School
Note: Offered during Spring Quick Term II

Theme: Finding Your Focus
Still trying to figure out what you are good at? Wondering which career path is right for you? Or maybe you’re overwhelmed by everything that is on your plate. In this section of COL101, you’ll learn about yourself and develop strategies for success that build on your personal strengths.

Prerequisite: ENL025 or satisfactory basic skills assessment score

Note: Satisfies a General Education elective.

English Composition II (ENL102-67) 3 credits
Instructor: Margaret Regan
Schedule: Wednesday, 5:45–8:45pm
Location: Martha's Vineyard Regional High School

A continuation of ENL101, this course is required of all Associate in Arts students and a prerequisite to all upper level English courses. It focuses on reading, analyzing, and writing about literature and is designed to help students refine writing skills developed in ENL101.

Prerequisite: A grade of "C-" or higher in ENL101

Note: Satisfies either an English Composition/Writing or Humanities and Fine Arts general education requirement.

General Psychology (PSY101-11) 3 credits
Instructor: Sherianne Boyle
Schedule: Monday, Wednesday & Friday, 9:00–9:50am (live-streamed, primarily for MVRHS Dual Enrollment students)
Location: Martha's Vineyard Regional High School

Introduction to the major concepts and principles underlying human behavior and mental processes. Topics include personality theory, development, learning and thought, brain and nervous system, sensation and perception, motivation and emotion, stress and physical health, abnormal psychology, psychotherapy, and social psychology.

Prerequisite: ENL108 or satisfactory basic skills assessment scores

Note: Satisfies a Behavioral and Social Sciences general education requirement.

Intro to Children with Special Needs (ECE105-67) 3 credits
Instructor: Debra Murphy
Schedule: Hybrid – Saturday, 9:00am–12:00pm (January 20, March 3, [another TBD], May 5 with weekly online assignments)
Location: Martha's Vineyard Regional High School

This course will focus on children with special needs in early childhood settings. Based on a developmental perspective, course content includes various areas of exceptionality in terms of causes, characteristics, and general intervention, strategies for adapting the learning environment, modifying instruction, and making curriculum accessible to all children through inclusion of those with special needs.

Prerequisite: ECE 100 or PSY 201

Pre-Algebra (MAT025-67) 3 credits (non-degree)
Instructor: Ken DeBettencourt
Schedule: Monday & Tuesday, 6:00–8:30pm
Location: TBD

A fundamental course in prerequisite algebraic topics designed to help prepare students for the study of introductory algebra and its applications. Topics include: introduction to, operation with, and application of whole numbers, integers, fractions, and decimals; exponentiation, rooting, order of operations, ratios, rates, proportions, unit conversions, percents and their applications; an introduction to algebraic expressions and equations, applications of algebraic expressions and equations, geometry, and measurement. (5 contact hours)

Prerequisite: MAT010 or satisfactory basic skills assessment score

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Martha's Vineyard Regional High School

Martha's Vineyard Regional High School
100 Edgartown Vineyard Haven Road
Oak Bluffs, MA 02557

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For more information:
Deborah Maher, Outreach Coordinator
508.367.5792
dmaher@capecod.edu