Concurrent courses are those CREDIT courses that may be taken as NON-CREDIT.  Most credit courses, subject to approval and space availability, fit into this category.  Please refer to the Midland College Credit Course Schedule for course offerings and call the Department of Continuing Education at 432-681-6329 for further information.  CEUs will be awarded for successful completion of classes.  Concurrent courses are not applicable for CREDIT CERTIFICATION.  Some examples of courses offered for concurrent enrollment are listed, but many more courses are available.


Introduction to Accounting
(ACNT 1403)
A study of analyzing, classifying and recording business transactions in a manual and computerized environment. Emphasis on understanding the complete accounting cycle and preparing financial statements, bank reconciliation, and payroll.


Basic Electricity
(HART 1401)

Principles of electricity as required by HVAC, including proper use of test equipment, electrical circuits, and component theory and operation. The class will begin with basic electricity and progress through the study of transformers, power distribution, electric motors, motor controls and circuitry. The student will be introduced to the proper operation of various electrical meters and test instruments. This course, and HART 1407, must be taken first as the perquisite to all HART classes.

Refrigeration Principles
(HART 1407)
An introduction to the refrigeration cycle, basic thermodynamics, heat transfer, temperature/pressure relationship, safety refrigeration containment metering devices, and refrigeration components. The student will learn proper soldering and brazing techniques using oxy-acetylene and air-acetylene. The student will also be introduced to the proper use of hand tools and test instruments required in both service and installation.


Automotive Brake Systems
(AUMT 1310)
Operation and repair of drum/disc type brake systems. Emphasis on safe use of modern equipment. Topics include brake theory, diagnosis, and repair of power, manual, anti-lock brake systems, and parking brakes. May be taught manufacturer specific. Prerequisite: AUMT 1305 or instructor approval.

Automotive Electrical Systems
(AUMT 1307)
An overview of automotive electrical systems including topics in operational theory, testing, diagnosis, charging and starting systems and electrical accessories. Emphasis on electrical schematic diagrams and service manuals. May be taught manufacturer specific. Prerequisite: AUMT 1305 or instructor approval.


Basic Computer-Aided Drafting
(DFTG 1309)
An introduction to basic computer-aided drafting. Emphasis is placed on drawing setup; creating and modifying geometry; storing and retrieving predefined shapes; placing, rotating, and scaling objects, adding text and dimensions, using layers, coordinating systems; as well as input and output devices. Co-requisite: DFTG 1305. Software: AUTOCAD 2007.

Introduction To Tech Animation & Rendering
(ARTV 1302)
This course introduces the basic terminology and concepts associated with the development of computer modules used in technical computer animation. Topics include basic animation principles, model creation, light sources, camera positioning, rendering as well as importing and modification of external files. Course projects reflect current practices in the architectural, engineering, or construction disciplines. Prerequisite: ARTV 2340 Software: 3D Studio, MAX, AUTODESK, VIZ.

Technical Drafting
(DFTG 1305)
Introduction to the principles of drafting to include terminology and fundamentals, including size and shape descriptions, projection methods, geometric construction, sections, auxiliary views, and reproduction processes.


Introduction to Petrolium Industry                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         (PTRT 1301) This course is an introduction to the various aspects of the petroleum industry including equipment, systems, instrumentation, operations, and the various scientific principles.  Students will identify the concepts of exploration, production, refining, marketing, and transportation. 

Basic Mechanical Skills for Energy                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 (ENER 1330)  This course covers industrial tool use and maintenance, lubrication, measuring, threads and fasteners, bench works, basic mechanical drawings, and basic shop caluculations (English and Metric).


Business Computer Applications
(BCIS 1405)
Computer terminology, hardware, software, operating systems, and information systems relating to the business environment. The main focus of this course is on business applications of software, including word processing, spreadsheets, databases, presentation graphics, and business-oriented utilization of the Internet. This course is designed for business majors who plan to transfer to a four year school.

Integrated Software Applications 
(ITSC 1409)
Integration of applications from popular business productivity software suites. Instruction in embedding data, linking and combining documents using word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and/or presentation media software. The student will use word processing, spreadsheet, database, and/or presentation media software; and demonstrate ability to apply integration techniques and produce combined documents.


Introduction To Welding Fundamentals
(WLDG 1421)
An introduction to the fundamentals of equipment used in oxy-acetylene welding and shielded metal arc welding (SMAW), including welding and cutting safety, basic oxy-acetylene welding and cutting, basic arc welding processes and basic metallurgy. The student will demonstrate safety procedures associated with equipment; and identify ferrous and nonferrous metals.

For more information about courses and programs, please call (432) 681-6335.

Midland College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award certificates
and associate and baccalaureate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097
or call 404-679-4501 for questions about the status of Midland College.

Midland College is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Educator

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