Jul 17, 2018  
2011-2012 Catalog & Student Handbook 
    
2011-2012 Catalog & Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Additional Disciplines


 Accounting

Gavin Frantz 142 TC 685-4657
  Dean    
Division Secretary 142 TC 685-6447
Faculty    
  Dale Westfall 158 TC 685-4658
Lab Instructor    
  Glenda Upchurch 168 TC 686-4208

For program information please call (432) 685-4657.

Accounting courses help prepare students for careers in the field of accounting and business. The curriculum is designed to develop several skills, attitudes, and competencies necessary for careers as entry-level accounting assistants in business, industry, and government.

Specific areas of training include accounting theory, practice, and other related business administration activities. While Midland College does not currently award degrees or certificates in accounting, several courses are offered as part of other programs such as Business Administration, Business Systems, Information Technology, and Organizational Management. Students interested in accounting should contact the Business Studies Division office to obtain additional information.

Adult and Developmental Education

Lynda Webb 206A HLGC Annex 685-6884
  Dean of Adult and Developmental Education  
Alma Brannan MHAB 115 685-6413
  Math Lab Coordinator/faculty  
Mindy Flowers 205A HLGC Annex 685-6885
  Title V Instructional Designer  
Blanca Licon Cogdell Learning Center 684-4100
  ESL Coordinator  
Julie Burke MHAB 163 685-6818
  GED Coordinator    
Sara Peterson TC Annex 182 685-4718
  Coordinator Reading Lab  
Peggy Wood 183 TC 685-4667
  Professor ESL/Reading/Writing/ and Student Success  
Faculty  
Margie Carrillo 117 MHAB 685-6801
Gena Nicholson 119 MHAB 685-6803
Connie Sanchez 121 MHAB 685-6804
Karen Vest 116 MHAB 685-6800

Adult and Developmental Education courses are designed to strengthen students’ basic skills in reading, writing, and in math in order to achieve academic success in transitioning into college level coursework, as well as passing the GED and preparing for the THEA

Developmental classes provide multi-level, computer-based instruction to strengthen basic skills in a variety of areas. Instruction is customized to meet the individual needs of each student. For more information, please call 685-6819.

Adult Basic Education

Adult Basic Education(ABE) offers a variety of programs to help adults increase their academic and workforce skills. Students are provided with the opportunity to improve their skills in reading. math, science, social studies, language arts, and English. ABE classes are helf at various locations including the main campus, Codgell Learning Center, Workforce Solutions Permian Basin, and at the WRTTC in Fort Stockton There are no fees for any ABE program. An enrollment and orientation class is required before students enter the instructional classes. Individuals must be at least 17 years of age to enroll. Call the ABE Department at (432) 685-6819 for registration procedures and documentation requirements.

Economics

Gavin Frantz 142 TC 685-4657
  Dean    
Division Secretary 142 TC 685-6447
Faculty    
  Doug Avery 152 TC 685-5520
  Omar Belazi 154 TC 685-4656
  Janet Groth WRTTC (432) 336-7882
      ext. 113

For program information please call (432) 685-4657.

Economics courses provide students with an understanding of macroeconomic and microeconomic theory. Curriculum is designed to prepare students with knowledge of the U.S. economy and economic operations of individual firms and industries. Courses are intended to be taken by those students pursuing Midland College Associate degrees, the Bachelor of Applied Technology degree, and those wishing to transfer to other colleges and universities.

Courses offered:

ECON 2301 - Principles of Macroeconomics 
ECON 2302 - Principles of Microeconomics 

Geography

William Morris 154 MHAB 685-6810
  Dean    
Monica Sosa 153 MHAB 685-6809
  Division Secretary    
Faculty    
  Michael Makowsky 174 MHAB 685-6828

Geography courses are suggested for students studying in the social sciences and especially planning to become social studies teachers. They are also an option in the Social Science area of the Core Curriculum.

Humanities

William G. Feeler 137 AFA 685-4626
William Morris 154 MHAB 685-6810
       
Lula Lee 141 AFA 685-4624
Monica Sosa 153 MHAB 685-6809
  DivisiDeanson Secretaries    
Faculty    
  Laura McKenzie WRTTC 336-7882 ext. 111

Midland College Humanities courses are designed to provide students with a culturally rich experience in the study of a wide range of subjects that enhance the intellect and aesthetic experience of humans: the history of human study and exploration, philosophy, religion, history, literature, music, and the arts and sciences. HUMA 1301  and HUMA 1302 are core options in the area of Humanities. The Humanities courses are a key element of the Honors Cap Program as well.

Philosophy

William Morris 154 MHAB 685-6810
  Dean    
Monica Sosa 153 MHAB 685-6809
  Division Secretary    

Philosophy courses are surveys of humanity’s attempt to answer the questions of where do we come from, how we should live, and where we are going. They also help develop rational thought and critical thinking. PHIL 1301 , PHIL 2303 , and PHIL 2306  are also options in the Humanities area of the Core Curriculum.

Photography (see Communication or Arts)

William G. Feeler 137 AFA 685-4626
  Dean    
Lula Lee 141 AFA 685-4624
  Division Secretary    
Faculty    
  Kent Moss 195 AFA 685-4654

Photography courses at Midland College offer experiences for students from introductory through advanced levels. Photography credit may be applied to majors in art, communication, or chosen as electives. Many of our photographers are simply enthusiasts who pursue the medium for personal pleasure. All four black and white courses include darkroom time. Each student will have the ability to produce photographs from subjects they shoot and the opportunity to submit images for publication in our newspaper, magazines, and student shows. Photography courses are offered through either the Communication Department or the Art Department.

Reading

Lynda Webb HGLC 206A 685-6884
  Dean    
Faculty 182 TC 686-4811
  Sara Peterson    

Midland College Reading courses are designed to provide learning opportunities of several kinds:

  • developmental instruction for those who need to do compensatory work in order to reach reading competence in compliance with the Texas Success Initiative;
  • work in comprehension, vocabulary, and reading rate for students wishing to enhance their college reading, writing, and studying abilities; and work to enhance comprehension, vocabulary, and reading rates in a specified area of study or major.