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College recognizes individuals with long-standing ties to college in commemorative ceremony during annual GOCC Foundation gala

During the 2017 annual Glen Oaks Community College Foundation gala held Saturday, Oct. 14, Glen Oaks President David Devier recognized two individuals with long-time ties to the college and officially named two areas of […]

Winter 2018 Part-Time Faculty

Posting Date: October 19, 2017

Position: Part-Time Faculty (Multiple Subjects)

Job Info: PT Faculty Winter18

Closing Date: Until Filled

Michigan Milk Producers Association

Posting Date: October 17, 2017

Position(s): Office Clerk

Organization/Location: Constantine, MI

Job Type: Full Time

Job Information: Office Clerk Michigan Milk Producers Association Oct 2017</a

Closing Date: November 17, 2017

Michigan Milk Producers Association

Posting Date: October 17, 2017

Position(s): Maintenance Mechanic

Organization/Location: Constantine, MI

Job Type: Full Time

Job Information: Maintenance Mechanic Michigan Milk Producers Association Oct 2017

Closing Date: November 17, 2017

ART 220 HISTORY OF ART I – CANCELED

MONDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2017

1:00 – 2:50 P.M.

M. NORTHROP

Best Western Plus

Posting Date: October 12, 2017

Position(s):Front Desk/Night Auditor Housekeeping

Organization/Location: Howe IN

Job Type: Full Time

Job Information: Posting

Closing Date: November 12, 2017

CHEM 130 CHEMISTRY LAB – CANCELED

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2017

11:00 A.M. – 12:50 P.M.

S. SIMMONS

Part-Time Certified Nurse Aide Instructor

Posting Date: October 9, 2017

Job Information: PT CNA Instructor

Position Type: Part-Time

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

It’s College Night in St. Joseph County – Wednesday Oct. 11, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Glen Oaks Community College – Ken Schuler Court Over 50 colleges and military organizations expected to participate

Area high school students, parents and members of the community are invited to visit Glen Oaks Community College on Tuesday, Oct. 11th for the 27th annual St. Joseph County College Night. Representatives from over […]

Crossroads Missionary Church

Posting Date: October 6, 2017

Position(s): Part time Worship Leader

Organization/Location: Mendon, MI

Job Type: Part Time

Job Information: Crossroads Missionary Church Part Time Worship Leader Position Oct 2017

Closing Date: November 6, 2017

Firefly

Posting Date: October 6, 2017

Position(s): Caregiver

Organization/Location: Various

Job Type: Full Time

Job Information: Firefly New Caregiver flier_Made a difference lately Oct 2017

Closing Date: November 6, 2017

Omni Credit Union

Date: October 6, 2017

Position(s): Part Time Personal Advisor

Organization/Location: Three Rivers, MI

Job Type: Part Time

Job Information: Omni Credit Union Oct 2017Posting

Closing Date: November 6, 2017

Girls on the Run

Posting Date: October 5, 2017

Position(s): Program Assistant 5K Coordinator

Organization/Location: Southwest Michigan area

Job Type: Part Time

Job Information: Girls on the Run Program Assistant 5k Coordinator Job Description

Closing Date:November 5, 2017

Republic Services

Posting Date: October 5, 2017

Position(s): Diesel Technicians

Organization/Location: Elkhart and Culver Indiana

Job Type: Full Time

Job Information: Republic Services Poster – Hiring Diesel Techs

Closing Date: November 5, 2017

Community is invited to Glen Oaks Foundation’s Third Annual Gala “Diamonds, Donors and Dollars for Scholars” – Sat., Oct. 14

The Glen Oaks Community College Foundation will hold the Third Annual Gala “Diamonds, Donors and Dollars for Scholars,” on Saturday, Oct. 14 at 6 p.m. in the college’s Dresser Business Development Center.

The public is […]

Assistant Softball Coach

Posting Date: September 20, 2017

Job Information: Assistant Softball Coach

Position Type: Part-Time, Contracted

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Assistant Women’s Basketball

Posting Date: September 20, 2017

Position Information: Assist Women’s Basketball

Job Type: Part-Time, Contracted

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Historical sign to mark site of former White Pigeon High School—Glen Oaks beginnings

On Monday, Sept. 18, Glen Oaks Community College will unveil a historical marker that identifies the site of the college’s beginnings 50 years ago. That site was the former White Pigeon High School at […]

Student Ambassador Scholarship Application Now Open

The 2017-2018 Student Ambassador Scholarship is now available. The search is on for students that are outgoing, dependable, and want to represent Glen Oaks at various campus functions. Please get your application to the […]

Evening Library Clerk/Computer-Media Assistant

Posting Date:  August 24, 2017

Position Title: Evening Library Clerk/Computer-Media Assistant

Position Info: Evening Library

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

A New Day at GOCC

by Dr. David Devier, Glen Oaks president

This August 26th, a new day begins at Glen Oaks Community College.  We will move our first class of students into our new housing facility – Devier Student […]

Glen Oaks gears up for ‘Student Move-in Day’ for new housing facility – Sat., Aug. 26

Glen Oaks Community College is gearing up to move over 80 students into their new on-campus living quarters, Devier Student Suites, on Saturday, Aug. 26 between 8 a.m. and noon.

“We are anticipating over 300 […]

Grand Opening of Devier Student Suites set for Fri., Aug. 25; public is invited to join in the celebration

What began as an idea to build a residence hall on the campus of Glen Oaks Community College more than two years ago is about to become a reality.

The grand opening of the David […]

Glen Oaks offers Summer Bridge program to boost English and math skills

Students wishing to attend Glen Oaks Community College in the fall, who may be feeling nervous or stressed about the college entrance exam, now have the opportunity to enhance their English and math skills […]

Developing Your Portfolio for College Credit

Developing Your Portfolio for College Credit is a free, self-paced course that guides students through the process of creating a course-match prior learning assessment portfolio for evaluation by LearningCounts. After completing the course, students […]

The Good Work of Glen Oaks

I have reported in the recent past about some of the successes of Glen Oaks Community College in serving our region’s students and communities. Here I will provide greater detail concerning the breadth and […]

Former Detroit Lions kicker Jason Hanson to speak as part of Glen Oaks Viking Speaker Series – Thursday, July 20

Glen Oaks Community College will host Jason Hanson, former Detroit Lions kicker, the first speaker in the 2017-18 Viking Speaker Series. The event will be held on Thursday, July 20 at 6 p.m. in […]

South Bend Cubs gathering open to Alumni and Friends of Glen Oaks Community College – Sunday, July 16

Glen Oaks Community College will host a day at the South Bend Cubs ballgame at Four Winds Field on Sunday, July 16 at 2:05 p.m.

Each participants will enjoy a reserved seat on the Home […]

GLen Oaks announces Winter 2017 scholars

Glen Oaks Community College announces its outstanding scholars for the Winter 2017 Semester. Students on the President’s Honor Roll achieved a grade point average of 3.75-4.0. Students on the Dean’s Honor Roll achieved a […]

MATH 060 Basic Mathematics Skills

1 Credits, 1 Contacts
This course is designed to provide students with the skills necessary to be successful in Algebra. The self-paced course will lead students through three areas as needed; fractions, decimals and […]

Glen Oaks to hold 14th Annual Athletic Scholarship Golf Outing – Fri., June 23

The Glen Oaks Community College Athletic Department will hold its annual golf outing on Friday, June 23 at the Klinger Lake Country Club.

The event will begin with registration at 10:30 a.m., lunch at 11 […]

Swartz Scholarship awarded to GOCC’s Jeremy M. Gooch

Jeremy M. Gooch, of Sturgis, Michigan, has been awarded the Professor Emeritus B. Swartz Scholarship for Excellence in Mathematics.

Gooch graduated with an Associate of General Studies degree during Glen Oaks graduation ceremony in early […]

Glen Oaks to hold 49th Annual Commencement Ceremony on Fri., May 5; Nursing and Allied Health pinning ceremonies – Sat., May 6

Glen Oaks Community College will hold its 49th Annual Commencement Ceremony at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 5, in Ken Shuler Court (Glen Oaks gymnasium). The Nursing Pinning ceremony will be held on Saturday, […]

Glen Oaks to launch new program in Agricultural Equipment Technology this fall—only program of its kind in the state

Glen Oaks Community College is pleased to announce a new associate and certificate program in Agricultural Equipment Technology that will launch this fall.

The two-year, daytime associate degree program will train students to diagnose, service, […]

Simmons receives prestigious E. J. Shaheen award during 49th annual Glen Oaks commencement – the chemistry was right for teaching after all

Growing up in the small town of Scotts, Michigan, Sarah Simmons was that person who “loved to learn” in school.  She graduated from Climax-Scotts High School and enrolled at Albion College as a pre-med […]

Glen Oaks Community College establishes Epsilon Pi Tau, honorary society for professions in technology; inducts 18 inaugural members

Glen Oaks Community College held its first ever induction ceremony, inducting 18 members into the newly established Delta Rho Chapter of Epsilon Pi Tau, the International Honor Society for Professions in Technology.

Epsilon Pi Tau […]

Glen Oaks announces the promotion of Morgan Balcom to head coac

Morgan Balcom takes the reigns as the new head women’s basketball coach after Michael Mosley stepped down from the position in early February. Balcom has fielded the head coaching responsibilities in an interim role […]

Glen Oaks board names new residence hall for the Deviers

The Glen Oaks Community College Board of Trustees voted unanimously at the April board meeting to name its new student housing residence: David H. and Patricia A. Devier Student Suites, in honor of President […]

St. Joseph County Job Fair to host over 50 employers – Thurs., April 20

Over 50 area employers will participate in the largest job fair in St. Joseph County on Thursday, April 20, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Glen Oaks Community College. Those seeking jobs will […]

Glen Oaks’ PTK honor society inducts 52 new members

The Glen Oaks chapter of Phi Theta Kappa honor society inducted 52 new members Friday, March 31 at a ceremony inside the Nora Hagen Theatre. Professor of Business William “Bill” Furr was chosen and […]

Glen Oaks Selected to Participate in Loan Counseling Experiment

Glen Oaks is one of sixty colleges and universities in the nation to be selected to participate in the Loan Counseling Experiment under the U.S. Department of Education’s Experimental Sites Initiative (ESI).

The Loan Counseling […]

Public invited to experience distracted driving simulator at GOCC – Monday, Mar. 27; event designed to show dangers of text messaging

Driver distraction is one of the leading causes of motor vehicle accidents. One of the fastest growing and most problematic of driver distractions is text messaging. Accidents involving distracted driving are 100 percent preventable.

To […]

Certificate of General Studies

 
This certificate is designed to facilitate transfer from one institution to another under the Michigan Transfer Agreement. At least 30 credit hours of 100-200 level general education from the sending institution will be accepted […]

AGT 103 Fundamentals of Engines

3 Credits, 7 Contacts
Examines internal combustion engine fundamentals and diesel engine construction and maintenance. Studies the basics of gas and diesel engines including disassembly, measurement and assembly procedures. Troubleshooting is also covered.

Prerequisite: None

AGT 104 Vehicle/Equipment Electrical/Electronic Fundamentals

3 Credits, 5 Contacts
This course introduces electrical and electronic systems used on agricultural equipment, with an emphasis toward the theory, operation, and application. Also included will be the introduction to diagnostic principles and […]

AGT 109 Heating, Venting & Air Conditioning Systems

2 Credits, 4 Contacts
Theory, service and repair of HVAC systems used on agricultural equipment are studied. Proper charging and recovery procedures are covered on both manual and automatic climate controlled systems. Safe handling of […]

AGT 110 Service Information Systems

2 Credits, 4 Contacts
The scope and purpose of this course is to familiarize the student with available electronic based proprietary information systems. Each student will become familiar with navigating and the application of […]

AGT 112 Seeding & Tillage Equipment

2 Credits, 4 Contacts
Service and adjustment of seeding equipment including drills and planters along with tillage equipment are covered in this course. Students will learn to set up the equipment in the diesel labs […]

AGT 113 Hydraulic Systems

2 Credits, 4 Contacts
The second hydraulic course which introduces the student to variations of basic systems, schematics and more advanced testing and adjusting of mobile hydraulic systems. Students will gain hands on experience in […]

AGT 116 Combine Maintenance & Repair

3 Credits, 7 Contacts
The setup, service, repair and adjustment of modern combines including both corn and grain heads is covered in this course. Students will apply theories learned in the classroom to current production […]

AGT 119 Vehicle/Equipment Electrical/Electronic Systems Operation & Diagnostics

3 Credits, 7 Contacts
This course covers the electrical and electronic systems found on agricultural equipment. Systems covered include; power, starting, charging, cab/operator station controls, engine, power train, hydraulic, braking, steering, data network and related […]

AGT 122 Precision Farming Systems & Techniques

2 Credits, 4 Contacts
This course presents the essentials of modern precision fanning techniques. Function and application of precision farming components, equipment, satellite and cellular communications, OEM and/or aftermarket software systems and requirements, will be […]

AGT 125 Tractor Drivelines

2 Credits, 4 Contacts
Studies the maintenance and repair of various drivelines used on today’s highly technical agricultural equipment. Actual hands-on experience in adjustment, maintenance, set-up, servicing and operation of this equipment is offered. The […]

AGT 207 Advanced Hydraulics

2 Credits, 4 Contacts
Advanced hydraulic systems such as electro/hydraulic circuit operation and testing and complex valving are the focus of this classroom/lab course. Students will gain practical knowledge in the agricultural labs using modern […]

AGT 213 Diesel Engine Performance – Analysis & Tune Up

3 Credits, 5 Contacts
Students learn to adjust and tune diesel engines to meet factory specifications. Using both engine and chassis dynamometers and the required instrumentation, students diagnose performance complaints, troubleshoot and plot performance curves.

Prerequisite: […]

AGT 216 Equipment Shop Project

4 Credits, 10 Contacts
Theory, service and repair of HVAC systems used on agricultural equipment are studied. Proper charging and recovery procedures are covered on both manual and automatic climate controlled systems. Safe handling of […]

Agricultural Equipment Technology Certificate

 
This certificate is designed to develop technically competent professional agricultural equipment service technicians. Students receive state-of-the-art technical education on the latest agricultural equipment through a combination of classroom instruction, hands-on laboratory instruction and supervised […]

Associate of Applied Science in Agricultural Equipment Technology

 
This degree is designed to develop technically competent professional agricultural equipment service technicians. Students receive state-of-the-art technical education on the latest agricultural equipment through a combination of classroom instruction, hands-on laboratory instruction and supervised […]

AGT 107 Preventive Maintenance & Service

2 Credits, 4 Contacts
Studies the maintenance and repair of various drivelines used on today’s highly technical agricultural equipment. Actual hands-on experience in adjustment, maintenance, set-up, servicing and operation of this equipment is offered. The […]

AGT 101 Hydraulic Theory & Operation

2 Credits, 4 Contacts
A study of hydraulic theory and the maintenance, repair, and methods of troubleshooting mobile hydraulic systems during lab experiences. Also covered in this class are cylinders, controls, pumps, and accessories of […]

Glen Oaks to host Fifth Annual Variety Show – Thurs., Mar. 23

Chords in the Community, the Glen Oaks Music Club, will host the fifth annual Variety Show on Thursday, Mar. 23 at 7 p.m. in the Nora Hagen Theatre on the campus of Glen Oaks […]

Glen Oaks seeks nominees for Distinguished Alumni, Fellows and E. J. Shaheen Teaching Excellence awards

Current and former Glen Oaks Community College students, staff and community members are invited to submit nominations for a number of awards presented annually at the college’s graduation ceremony on Friday, May 5. They […]

Glen Oaks seeks nominations to fill board vacancy left by Mary Lou Falkenstein

Glen Oaks Community College is seeking nominations to fill a board of trustee vacancy left by the resignation of Mary Lou Falkenstein, who announced she will resign effective March 20.

The board thanked Falkenstein at […]

Glen Oaks invites you to “Spring into Wellness” a free event – Sat., March 18, featuring area wellness, nutrition and fitness experts

The newly formed Glen Oaks Community College Alumni and Friends Association is kicking off its first event and it is free and open to the community. “Spring into Wellness” will be held on Saturday, […]

Glen Oaks to host MiCareerQuest for area ninth graders – Mar. 28; over 35 area businesses and organizations to participate in career exploration program

Glen Oaks Community College is proud to announce its participation in MiCareerQuest Southwest St. Joseph County to be held on Tuesday, Mar. 28 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. On this day over 750 […]

Glen Oaks Community College Awarded National Soft Skills Training Scholarship

Vernon Hills, IL (PRWEB)February 22, 2017
Wonderlic, Inc. has announced that the Department of Business Outreach and Services and the Department of Academics at Glen Oaks Community College (GOCC), Centreville, MI, were selected from a […]

Glen Oaks is Making a Difference

As we proceed into the New Year at Glen Oaks there is much to be excited about.  Most county residents know that the college now enrolls significant numbers of high school students via Dual […]

New Glen Oaks Viking Speaker Series to feature: Rahaf Khatib, the first hijabi runner featured on cover of a fitness magazine in the US

Glen Oaks Community College will host Rahaf Khatib, the first hijabi runner prominently featured on the cover of a fitness, nutrition and lifestyle magazine in the United States on Monday, Mar. 6 at noon […]

Strang, Engle and Miller—to be inducted into Glen Oaks Athletic Hall of Fame, ceremony to take place Sat., Feb. 18, in new Ken Schuler Court

Glen Oaks Community College will induct three new members into this year’s Athletic Hall of Fame. Erin Strang, of Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, Larry Engle and Mike Miller both of Colon, Michigan, will be honored […]

2017-18 Glen Oaks Community College Foundation Scholarship application now available

The Glen Oaks Community College Foundation is accepting scholarship applications from new and returning Glen Oaks students for the 2017-18 academic year.

Through philanthropic efforts of the Foundation, charitable cash gifts have provided many students […]

Glen Oaks announces Fall 2016 scholars

Glen Oaks Community College announces its outstanding scholars for the Fall 2016 Semester. Students on the President’s Honor Roll achieved a grade point average of 3.75-4.0. Students on the Dean’s Honor Roll achieved a […]

Application open for 2017-18 Presidential and Dean Scholarships at Glen Oaks Community College

Glen Oaks Community College is now accepting applications for the Presidential and Dean Scholarships for the 2017-2018 academic year.

To be eligible for these scholarships students must be a 2017 graduate from a high school […]

Glen Oaks photo exhibit “Bold and Unadorned” celebrates Latvian architect Gunnar Birkerts and Glen Oaks architecture; “Greet and Learn” to be held Wed., Jan 25

Today, construction crews are working on a student housing project on the campus of Glen Oaks Community College, but it was 50 years ago that construction began on the campuses main building, under the […]

Glen Oaks holds county-wide Summit on Dual Enrollment and Early Middle College

Over 50 school administrators from St. Joseph County public schools and Glen Oaks Community College met at Glen Oaks on Thursday, Jan. 19 for what is likely to be the first semi-annual High School […]

Glen Oaks invites public to travel to Paris and the Chateaux for the annual study abroad trip

Students and members of the Glen Oaks Community College faculty and staff will be traveling abroad to Paris, France, as part of this year’s study abroad program and the public is invited to join […]

Glen Oaks announces upcoming business offerings, also available for public: Project Management, Communications and Work Skills Success

Glen Oaks Community College has announced its Business and Industry course offerings for the first quarter. These courses are open to the public and available to businesses for employee development and training.

“In response to […]

Glen Oaks Community College to hold “Day of Celebration” – Wed., Dec. 14 — groundbreaking for housing project; recognition for outgoing board members

Glen Oaks Community College will hold a special “Day of Celebration” on Wednesday, Dec. 14. Following the 8 a.m. Board of Trustee’s meeting, there will be a reception honoring retiring board members Dave Allen […]

CTE graphic design students participate in panel review

Four graphic design students in the advanced Career and Technical Education (CTE) Graphic Design cohort and a panel of three outside judges participated in a branding and advertising design review in late November at […]

Board approves contractor bid for student housing construction project; ceremonial groundbreaking to take place Wed., Dec. 14

The Glen Oaks Community College Board of Trustees voted at a special meeting Wednesday afternoon to approve a $5,327,359 bid submitted by Frederick Construction, Inc. to construct a new student resident hall on the […]

The Other Big Issue with Michigan Colleges – Degree Completion

by Dr. David Devier
Glen Oaks Community College President

Michigan student loan debt is a serious problem facing college students, whether they are graduates or not; however, the other big concern is related to thousands of […]

Glen Oaks to name gymnasium in honor of former basketball coach – “Ken Schuler Court,” – dedication this Saturday, Nov. 12

When the Glen Oaks Viking Men’s basketball team takes the court this Saturday in its home opener, the team will play on the newly refurbished – “Ken Schuler Court.”

The hardwood gym floor was restored […]

Horizon Bank donates $2,500 to Glen Oaks Community College

Jeff Gatton (center), president of Horizon Bank in Three Rivers, presented a check for $2,500 to the Glen Oaks Community College Foundation on Monday, Nov. 7. Also pictured from left are GOCC Foundation Director […]

Study shows Glen Oaks Community College added $119.3 million in income to local economy

An economic impact study conducted for Glen Oaks Community College indicates that the college, its students, and regional alumni added $119.3 million in income to the local economy in 2015-16, approximately equal to four […]

Glen Oaks Board of Trustees approves USDA loan resolution for student housing project

The Glen Oaks Community College Board of Trustees voted at this morning’s board meeting to approve the USDA loan resolution on a $6.5 million campus housing project.

The college will be the first Michigan community […]

It’s College Night in St. Joseph County – Tuesday, Oct. 11, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Glen Oaks Community College Gymnasium Over 50 colleges and military organizations expected to participate

Area high school students, parents and members of the community are invited to visit Glen Oaks Community College on Tuesday, Oct. 11th for the 26th annual St. Joseph County College Night. Representatives from over […]

Glen Oaks Foundation to host Second Annual Gala “Diamonds, Donors and Dollars for Scholars” – Fri., Oct. 7

The Glen Oaks Community College Foundation is busy planning for the Second Annual Gala “Diamonds, Donors and Dollars for Scholars,” to be held on Friday, Oct 7 at 6 p.m. on the concourse at […]

Appeal of Grades

Policy 3.24

Within a month of receipt of the grade, the student will appeal the grade to the course instructor and present facts that document the necessity for a grade change. […]

Glen Oaks announces Summer 2016 scholars

Glen Oaks announces Summer 2016 scholars

Centreville, MI — Glen Oaks Community College announces its outstanding scholars for the Summer 2016 Semester. Students on the President’s Honor Roll achieved a grade point average of 3.75-4.0. […]

Assistant Volleyball Coach

Posting Date: September 1, 2016

Position(s): Assistant Volleyball Coach

Job Type: Part-Time

Job Information: Asst_Volleyball

Closing Date: Open until filled

Glen Oaks opens fall semester with enrollment increase

Classes at Glen Oaks Community College began this week with student enrollment up 16 percent.

Glen Oaks is only one of just five Michigan Community Colleges reporting enrollment increases (Alpena: 2.9 percent, Gogebic: .93 percent, […]

Vaupell Midwest molding donates electrical discharge machine to Glen Oaks

Students in the Glen Oaks Community College Machine Tool program will now be able to work and learn on a new piece of equipment, thanks to the generosity of Vaupell Midwest Molding, of Constantine, […]

EMT 101 MEDICAL FIRST RESPONDER/EMERGENCY MEDICAL RESPONDER AND EMT

3.6 Credits, 4.5 Contacts
The MFR is the first level of responder to an emergency. The MFR course is a study of the topics and skills necessary to make life saving interventions and stabilize […]

EMT 103 EMT BASIC PART II

7.4 Credits, 9.2 Contacts
Emergency Medical Technician is a fundamental course that is designed to provide you with the knowledge, skills and experience to function as a competent, entry-level practitioner. EMT’s are the first […]

Student Policies

Student Policies

Internet/Technology Use Policies

Internet/Technology Use Policies

Inaugural Early Middle College Class to kick off school year with three-day “EMC Bootcamp 2016”

Sixty students in the inaugural St. Joseph CountyEarly Middle College will participate in the first annual EMC Bootcamp, August 15 through 17, on the campus of Glen Oaks Community College.

 Since Early Middle College is […]

Study Abroad

 
Study Abroad Trip 2018

Peru
 

Featuring: Lima, Cuzco, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu, Puerto Maldonado, and Amazon Lodge. For more information or to register please visit the Education First website. Or contact your tour host Professor Michael […]

Faculty

FACULTY

 Gerald Barkley – Professor
Math/Science

AS, Glen Oaks; BS, Western Michigan University; MS, Western Michigan University

 Rebecca Burch – Professor
Psychology/Student Success

BA and MA, Western Michigan University

 Pam Carrel – Professor

Nursing

LPN, Glen Oaks Community College; AS, Southwestern Michigan College; […]

College Administration & Administrative Staff

 

Administration

Dr. David H. Devier
President

BA, Ohio Northern University; MA, Kent State University; Ph.D, The Ohio State University

 Diane Zinsmaster
Executive Associate to President and Board of Trustees

Coursework, Glen Oaks Community College

 Paul Aivars
Director of Business Outreach and Services

BS, […]

Support Staff

 

Support Staff

Ken Anway
Custodian

Coursework, Glen Oaks Community College

Mark Arrington
Custodian

 Bernice Crocker

Executive Assistant to the Director of Allied
Health/Medical Assisting

  Coursework, Kaplan University and Rosmussen College

 Larry Evans
 Maintenance Assistant

 Judy Fetch 
 Library Technician

  AAS, Ferris State University; Coursework, Glen Oaks

 Ric (Ken) Gilson 
 Distance […]

Glen Oaks to form Alumni and Friends Association

Glen Oaks Community College is looking for alumni and friends of the college who are interested in helping to establish an Alumni and Friends Association.

“We are looking to get people together who share a […]

Professors Emeritus

 

Professors Emeritus

 James Cook – Professor

Computer-Aided Design & Drafting

 Richard Cripe – Professor
Counselor

 Harvey Gordon – Professor

Art

 David Gosling (D) – Professor

Biology

 Robert Gray (D) – Professor
 Music/Data Processing

 Daryl Herrmann – Professor
 Communications

 Janell Lederman – Professor

Nursing

 James Martin (D) – Professor

Data Processing/Electronics

 Wayne […]

Business & Community Services

 
Business & Community Services

Glen Oaks Community College offers a variety of training and continuing education programs. These include workforce development and corporate training to all businesses, online ed2go six week programs, and continuing education. […]

Fitness/Wellness Center

Fitness/Wellness Center

The Glen Oaks Fitness/Wellness Center is a student-based facility that also caters to the needs of the community. The Center is equipped with a variety of cardio equipment as well as state of […]

Online Distance Learning

Online Distance Learning

Glen Oaks Community College has Online Distance Learning to meet the needs of learners who cannot or prefer not to attend traditionally-scheduled courses. The courses are delivered using CANVAS, an Internet-based online […]

Glen Oaks announces Winter 2016 scholars

Glen Oaks announces Winter 2016 scholars

Centreville, MI — Glen Oaks Community College announces its outstanding scholars for the Winter 2016 Semester. Students on the President’s Honor Roll achieved a grade point average of […]

Transfer Advising/Transfer Partnerships

Transfer Advising/Transfer Partnerships

Transfer Advising
Glen Oaks Community College offers courses that are helpful toward the achievement of many four-year programs of study. Frequently students can secure a two-year associate degree on the way to a […]

Transfer of Credit to/from GOCC

Transfer of Credit To & From Other Colleges/Universities

Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA)
(Effective Fall Semester 2014)

The Michigan Transfer Agreement replaces the MACRAO Transfer Agreement and takes effect for students entering Fall 2014 or later. Students starting […]

Equal Opportunity and Non-Discrimination Policy Statement Policy 2.60

Equal Opportunity and Non-Discrimination Policy Statement
Policy 2.60

Purpose
Glen Oaks Community College is committed to a policy of providing equal access to education and employment for all persons regardless of race, national origin, color, age, […]

Glen Oaks Community College Closing Procedure

Glen Oaks Community College Closing Procedure
Policy 2.50
When inclement weather warrants the possibility of closing day, evening classes, or create a school day delay at Glen Oaks Community College, the following procedure will be implemented.

If […]

Due Process Procedure Policy 3.43 CPP

Due Process Procedure
Policy 3.43
 

Introduction

The fundamentals of Due Process shall be provided for students charged with violations of College codes, rules, regulations, policies or procedures. Responsibility for the disciplinary procedure shall rest with the Dean […]

Graduation

Graduation

Application for Graduation
An application for graduation must be filed by each student for each degree or certificate he or she wishes to receive from Glen Oaks Community College.

Determine if you are within 9 […]

Honors and Awards

Honors and Awards

Graduation Recognition
Policy 3.34

At graduation each year, recognition is given to each student who has maintained a high academic cumulative grade point average. Recognition is given as Cum Laude (3.00-3.49 GPA), Magna Cum […]

Academic Standing Policy

Academic Standing Policy

Academic Standing Policy

Policy 3.04

[The following Academic Standing Policy does not apply to certain Allied Health and Nursing programs since they have their own academic standards for admission to, continuing in, and being […]

Credit by Exam, Attendance, Grading System

Credit by Exam, Attendance, Grading System

Credit by GOCC Examination
Policy 3.08

Students may receive credit for a course offered by Glen Oaks Community College by requesting and then successfully completing a comprehensive examination in the subject […]

Accreditation and Advanced Standing

Accreditation and Advanced Standing

Accreditation
Glen Oaks Community College received approval from the State of Michigan in 1965 to offer collegiate-level courses. Full accreditation status was conferred upon Glen Oaks by the North Central Association of […]

Access To Student Academic Records, Files, And Data Policy 3.48

Access To Student Academic Records, Files, And Data
Policy 3.48

Glen Oaks Community College recognizes the importance of maintaining records for each individual student which present authentic evidence of the events and actions which both contribute […]

Student Organizations and Activities

Student Organizations and Activities

Glen Oaks has varied extracurricular activities for students of all ages. The College presents a broad array of events including, but not limited to, intercollegiate athletics, intramural sports, cultural affairs, student […]

Other Services for Students

Other Services for Students

GOCC and MI Works! work together to prepare a skilled workforce

Today’s jobs require higher skills and more knowledge. Businesses compete globally, and they demand smart talented workers to maintain growth and […]

Financial Aid

 
Financial Aid

Glen Oaks Community College has established its financial aid program with two goals in mind:

To assist students in financing their post-secondary education,
To attract students with a variety of abilities and skills […]

Registration, Schedule Changes, and Student Classification Policy 3.17 and 3.18

Registration, Schedule Changes,
and Student Classification
Policy 3.17 and 3.18

 
Glen Oaks operates on a semester basis, with two 15-week semesters (fall and winter) and a spring/summer session. Courses can be offered at various times. Students register […]

ALH 100 INTRODUCTION TO HEALTH CAREERS

3 Credits, 3 Contacts

Presents information on the health care system and employment opportunities for a variety of health care careers. Includes an overview of health care development, how health delivery systems are organized, legal […]

Student Financial Responsibility Agreement

Student Financial Responsibility Agreement

Payment in full for tuition & fees, enrollment in a payment plan, or third party authorization form must be completed within 48 hours of registration. By registering the student agrees to […]

Course Fees

Course Fees
Effective Summer Semester 2016
Policy 3.14

 Course 
Fee

 AGT 101 Hydraulic Theory & Operation
$50.00

 AGT 103 Fundamental of Engines
$50.00

 AGT 104 Vehicle/Equipment Electrical/Electronic Fundamentals
$50.00

 AGT 107 Preventive Maintenance
$50.00

 AGT 109 Heating, Venting & Air Conditioning Sytems
$50.00

 AGT 110 Service Information Systems
$50.00

 AGT 112 […]

Notice of Right to Access and Privacy of Records

Notice of Right to Access and Privacy of Records
 
Parents and guardians of each student under 18 years of age and each student who is 18 years of age or older have certain rights respecting […]

Residency, Tuition/Fees and Refunds

Residency, Tuition/Fees and Refunds

In-District
A resident or in-district student is a student who resides within the Glen Oaks Community College District. This district includes all of St. Joseph County (Michigan) plus areas outside the county […]

Academic Advising Policy 3.03

Academic Advising
Policy 3.03

Academic Advisors are available to help students clarify their educational goals and to identify what courses they need to take to meet certificate or degree requirements. During registration periods, academic advisors are […]

Placement Evaluation Policy 3.02

PLACEMENT EVALUATION
Policy 3.02

The Placement Evaluation assesses students’ skill levels in English and mathematics to help determine which courses they should take first to be successful. Each student takes tests in reading comprehension, writing and […]

ALH 103 NUTRITION

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
This course is designed to assist the student in developing a foundation for good nutrition. Fundamental principles of nutrition essential to maintain health, prevent illness and provide support during illness are […]

Admissions Information

Admissions
Policy 3.01

Glen Oaks Community College is committed to the philosophy that an education is not only a privilege but also a right. Each and every person is entitled to the opportunity to develop his/her […]

Procedure for Retention and Disposal of Records (Student Services) Policy 3.49

Procedure for Retention and Disposal of Records (Student Services)
Policy 3.49
 
Document retention will be based on American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers, and best practice recommended for retention and disposal of records. Glen […]

ELEC 110 BASIC ELECTRICITY

4 Credits, 6 Contacts
Students are enrolling in an open entry open exit program and have one calendar year to complete coursework from the date of registration. All modules must be completed with a 2.0 […]

ALH 104 NURSE AIDE COURSE

6 Credits, 6 Contacts

This course is designed to guide you in learning the skills required for certification as a nurse aide. The course will give you the skills needed to do your duties as […]

Children on Campus Policy 3.55

Children on Campus
Policy 3.55
 
To protect the safety of young visitors and to avoid disruptive behavior, young children accompanying employees, students or visitors of Glen Oaks Community College must be under the constant supervision of […]

ECON 203 PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS-MICRO

4 Credits, 4 Contacts
Introductory course in economics. This course builds upon the qualitative aspects of terminology, formulas and models to the quantitative application of these concepts. The four types of competition: perfect competition, monopolistic […]

Associate of Business Degree

 
The Associate of Business Degree will give the students a core of business and general courses and is designed as a transfer degree for those individuals planning to acquire a bachelor’s degree in business. […]

PHIL 210 ETHICS

4 Credits, 4 Contacts
A study of ethical terminology, standards of ethical and moral decisions and types of ethical and ethical value systems. Issues such as right and wrong responsibility, accountability and whistle-blowing are addressed. […]

HIST 101 WESTERN CIVILIZATION I: ANCIENT WORLD – 1715

4 Credits, 4 Contacts
Defines the basic political, economic and social trends influencing western cultural development including Mesopotamia, Egypt, Greece, Roman Republic and Empire, the Christian Era (c. 1000 – 1500), the Reformation, and the […]

PSI 110 AMERICAN GOVERNMENT & POLITICAL SCIENCE

4 Credits, 4 Contacts
This course familiarizes students with various important aspects of American Government and the general study of political science. The prominent topics covered include identifying the ideological origins and functional components […]

Associate of Arts in Visual Arts Degree: Emphasis in Commercial Photography

 
The Associate of Arts in Visual Arts Degree with emphasis in Commercial Photography enables students to pursue a career or interest in Photography. The degree provides knowledge of the photographic process from creation to […]

Associate of Applied Science in Technology Degree

 
Students seeking an Associate of Applied Science in Technology degree generally move directly into the workplace upon graduation. This Associate degree is flexible and provides a wide range of classroom experiences in the field […]

ENG 063 READING FOR COLLEGE

4 Credits, 4 Contacts
This course presents techniques for improving reading
analysis, comprehension and rate by means of reading
exercises and essays. Emphasizes vocabulary development,
understanding of main ideas and levels of meaning.
Prerequisite: Placement into […]

NUR 104 FUNDAMENTALS OF NURSING

5 Credits, 8 Contacts
This course is designed to develop beginning knowledge of skills related to the holistic health needs of the client. It provides beginning nursing students with the foundation upon which other courses […]

MUS 150 MUSIC APPRECIATION

4 Credits, 4 Contacts
A survey course to give the student a broad interpretation of our music heritage. Content will include Western Art Music, Jazz, Non-Western Music and the American Musical Theatre. The elements of […]

MATH 100 INTRODUCTORY ALGEBRA

4 Credits, 4 Contacts
This course is designed to provide students with a strong foundation in basic algebra skills. Topics include operating with rational numbers, solving first degree equations and inequalities, graphing linear equations, write […]

CIS 100 USING THE INTERNET

1 Credits, 1 Contacts
This course will discuss topics giving students a general understanding of the Internet and its most used applications. The course will focus on the physical and logical makeup of the Internet […]

ELEC 111 INTRODUCTION TO AC/DC CIRCUITS

4 Credits, 6 Contacts
This is an open entry open exit program students may register at anytime. Modules must be completed with a minimum of 2.0 GPA for credits to be awarded. Students have one […]

WELD 105 BASICS OF WELDING

.43 Credits, 10 Contacts
Course will review welding shop safety rules, American Welding Society specifications for the welding joint numbering system and how to properly use a square and tape measure in […]

COM 110 INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATIONS

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
The course focuses upon developing speaking, verbal and nonverbal communication, and listening skills through individual assignments, presentations, demonstrations/role-playing and other projects.
 
Prerequisite: None

CHEM 130 CHEMISTRY

4 Credits, 5 Contacts
This is an introductory course for those students who have little or no background in chemistry as well as for those students whose program requires a minimum of hours in a […]

BUS 100 KEYBOARDING-INTRODUCTION

2 Credits, 2 Contacts
This course is designed for students with few or no keyboarding skills. Areas of study include definition and use of all keys on a computer keyboard, building a typing speed of […]

BIO 101 HUMAN BIOLOGY

4 Credits, 6 Contacts
This lecture-laboratory course involves the study of the structure and function of cells, tissues, organs, and organ systems of the human body. Such basic scientific principles as cell biology and genetics […]

AUTO 100 INTRODUCTION TO AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
This course provides knowledge about safety and an introduction to other areas of automotive repair. This course will focus primarily on safety issues in the auto shop and tool usage. Vehicle […]

SOC 120 PRINCIPLES OF SOCIOLOGY

4 Credits, 4 Contacts
This course provides a broad introduction to the field of sociology with an emphasis on the fundamental concepts of sociological study. Sociological perspectives will be emphasized to allow for critical analysis […]

MACH 105 MACHINE TOOL BASICS

.17 Credits, 4 Contacts
The manufacturing worker must effectively and efficiently use the Machinery’s Handbook to reference technical information. This module will provide the student information necessary for the development of these skills and […]

Associate of Arts Degree

 
The Associate of Arts degree is designed for students who desire a rigorous liberal arts education that emphasizes depth of intellectual and academic experience. This degree is designed for students whose educational interests are […]

997 SPECIAL TOPICS

1 Credit, 1 Contact
This investigation provides an opportunity for the student to concentrate on an area of individual interest.
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor, Registrar and Dean of Academics and Extended Learning

ART 100 ART APPRECIATION

4 Credits, 4 Contacts
A course designed to acquaint the student with the terminology, materials and goals of the artist through lecture, field trips and guest speakers.
 
Prerequisite: Placement beyond or satisfactory completion of ENG 063 […]

EDU 101 EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT I: AGES 0-3

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
This course will focus on typical and atypical developmental milestones of physical, cognitive, language, and social/emotional development of infants and toddlers (age 0 to 3) from diverse backgrounds and observation of […]

LNG 110 CONVERSATIONAL SPANISH FOR BUSINESS I

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
This course is designed for business professionals who seek to develop basic conversational skills but are not interested in majoring in Spanish. Lessons include greetings and farewells, introductions, travel-related expressions, making […]

ECON 204 PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS-MACRO

4 Credits, 4 Contacts
This course is a continuation of Micro-economic. A shift from single businesses to the inter-relationship between businesses, consumers and investors will be covered. The aggregate economy will also see the effects […]

REL 231 COMPARATIVE RELIGION

4 Credits, 4 Contacts
A study of the major world religions–Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam–their history, beliefs, festivals and practices as well as their place in the contemporary world. The nature of religion and […]

ALH 111 DIAGNOSTIC CODING

3 Credits, 3 Contacts

This course is designed to provide students with the necessary principles for properly coding diseases, conditions, and injuries. Students will learn and be expected to demonstrate the ability to translate […]

ACCT 100 FUNDAMENTALS OF ACCOUNTING

4 Credits, 4 Contacts
This course is a basic bookkeeping-accounting course designed for the student who has no previous bookkeeping-accounting experience or has not performed well in previous courses of this type. Basic double-entry bookkeeping […]

PSY 101 PSYCHOLOGY

4 Credits, 4 Contacts
A scientific study of behavior is examined which leads to a greater understanding of human behavior, insight into mental processes and a better comprehension of the inconsistencies between human feelings and […]

PHYS 144 ASTRONOMY

4 Credits, 5 Contacts
Introductory laboratory based astronomy course for those who desire an exploratory experience covering a wide range of astronomical topics. The course coverage will include: our solar system, stars, constellations, galaxies and […]

Social Security Number Policy 3.70

Social Security Number Policy
Policy 3.70
 
It may be necessary for the College to use an employee’s or student’s social security number for business purposes. The College respects its employees’ and students’ privacy and will keep […]

Associate of Applied Science in Nursing Degree

 
The Associate of Applied Science in Nursing Degree qualifies the graduate to sit for the National Council Licensing Examination (NCLEX) in Nursing at the RN level. When the graduate successfully passes the examination, the […]

HUM 101 MODERN CULTURE & THE ARTS

4 Credits, 4 Contacts
An introduction to art, music, photography, film, dance and architecture. Major emphasis is on the inter-relationship between art and culture. Designed to help students describe and analyze works of art and […]

PHED 100 FITNESS/WELLNESS LAB

1 Credits, 2 Contacts
This course is designed for individuals interested in improving total fitness throughout our super circuit program. This is for students who have little or no workout experience. A qualified instructor […]

PHIL 230 INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
An introduction to the study of philosophy emphasizing the examination of issues that have been the focus of thinkers of various cultures and civilizations. This course will challenge students to foster […]

HIST 102 WESTERN CIVILIZATION II

4 Credits, 4 Contacts
The course continues the development of Western Civilization from c. 1700 to the 20th Century. Major political, economic, and social developments reviewed include the Scientific, French, and American revolutions, the Industrial […]

PSI 111 STATE & LOCAL GOVERNMENT

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
A study of structure and functions of states, municipalities, and other units of local government.
 
Prerequisite: ENG 121 or concurrent enrollment in ENG 121

Associate of Arts in Visual Arts Degree: Emphasis in Fine Art

 
The Associate of Arts in Visual Arts Degree with emphasis in Fine Art enables students to pursue a career or interest in Fine Art. The degree provides grounding in art fundamentals and allows specialization […]

Automotive Service Certificate

 
This instructional program is a basic program designed to prepare individuals for entry-level employment in automotive service centers. Upon completion of the following courses, the prospective service center technician will have proficiency in the […]

NUR 109 PHARMACOLOGY I

2 Credits, 2 Contacts
This course is designed to provide a systematic method for calculations of medications, and to provide practice in solving drug, solution and dosage problems. A beginning survey of the sources of […]

MUS 154 WIND/PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE I

1 Credit, 1 Contact
This course is designed to provide exemplary musical experiences that enable wind/percussion ensemble players and audience members to be engaged, actively and reflectively, with the finest examples of wind/percussion ensemble performances.
 
Prerequisite: […]

CIS 101 INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTERS AND SOFTWARE

4 Credits, 4 Contacts
A survey course on computer concepts and applications associated with the current generation of computer technology. Students will study terminology as it applies to computers, networks, operating systems, and internet usage. […]

MATH 104 INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA

4 Credits, 4 Contacts
This course is an extension of Introductory Algebra and prepares students for College Algebra or Calculus. Topics include operations with polynomials and rational algebraic expressions, graphs, rational exponents and radicals, complex […]

Associate of Applied Science in Business Degree

 
Students seeking an Associate of Applied Science in Business degree generally move directly into the workplace upon graduation. This Associate degree is flexible and provides a wide range of classroom experience in the fields […]

WELD 110 OXYACETYLENE WELDING

1.54 Credits, 37 Contacts
Modules will provide students with a basic knowledge of the oxyfuel welding process including how to properly set up an oxyfuel welding station, establish a welding puddle with and without filler […]

COM 140 GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS: SPEECH

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
This course provides a series of experiences that will aid in improving the ability to communicate orally in real-life situations. Emphasis will be on class discussions and various methods of […]

CHEM 133 GENERAL CHEMISTRY I

4 Credits, 6 Contacts
This is an introductory laboratory college chemistry course emphasizing mathematical relationships in chemistry. Contents include chemical terminology, measurements, atomic theory, bonding, periodic table, nomenclature, stoichiometry, balancing equations, and thermochemistry.
 
Prerequisite: High school […]

BUS 101 COLLEGE SKILLS AND PORTFOLIO WRITING

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
This course is designed to give students the skills required to be successful in both academic and career endeavors. Areas of concentration are portfolio writing, self-assessment, skills in listening, note taking, […]

BIO 110 BIOLOGICAL FORM AND FUNCTION

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
The course covers basic concepts of anatomy and physiology of plants and animals. By the end of this non-lab course students will be able to understand the language of anatomy and […]

AUTO 141 ENGINE DIAGNOSIS AND IGNITION SYSTEMS

5 Credits, 6 Contacts
This course provides the skills to test engine condition and ignition systems. Students will use vacuum, compression, cylinder leakage, and electronic engine analyzers. Students will learn how to diagnose an on–board […]

SOC 121 MODERN SOCIAL PROBLEMS

4 Credits, 4 Contacts
A contemporary survey of some of American society’s major social problems. Included in the study are problems involving crime, population, family life, social class, minority groups, urban life, and mass communications. […]

MACH 110 MACHINE TOOL SAFETY

.17 Credits, 4 Contacts
The manufacturing worker understands that safety is the most important concern, primarily in regards to proper dress, housekeeping, safe machine operation, managing chips, and making machine adjustments. This module will […]

998 SPECIAL TOPICS

2 Credits, 2 Contacts
This investigation provides an opportunity for the student to concentrate on an area of individual interest.
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor, Registrar and Dean of Academics and Extended Learning

EDU 102 EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT II: AGES 3 – 8

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
This course will focus on typical and atypical developmental milestones of physical, cognitive, language, and social/emotional development of preschool and early elementary children (age 3 to 8) from diverse backgrounds and […]

ART 104 OBJECT DRAWING

3 Credits, 5 Contacts
This course focuses on freehand drawing from direct observation. Students learn drawing techniques, methods, linear perspective, and compositional skills. The properties of line, value, texture, shape and space are dealt with […]

LNG 111 CONVERSATIONAL SPANISH FOR BUSINESS II

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
This course is a continuation of Spanish for Business I. Topics explored include interviewing Spanish-speaking personnel, business correspondence in Spanish, accounting terms, tax terms, banking terms, and insurance terms. Cross-cultural communication […]

REL 232 OLD TESTAMENT

4 Credits, 4 Contacts
An introductory study of the Old Testament, focusing attention on the authorship, date and contents of the Old Testament. Attention will be given to recent historical and archaeological discoveries as they […]

Associate of General Studies Degree

 
(Can be completed in online format)
The Associate of General Studies degree enables students to combine a broad core of basic courses with a program that can be tailored to their personal, academic, or professional […]

Associate of Applied Science in Allied Health Degree

 
The purpose of this degree is to prepare the student for increased job responsibilities, supervisory roles and healthcare office management in physician offices, health care clinics, hospital-based clinics, hospitals and small healthcare
businesses.
 

Communications (7 credit […]

ACCT 109 PAYROLL ACCOUNTING

2 Credits, 2 Contacts
This course has been developed to provide the student with a basic understanding of the calculations in payroll, the payroll records that are kept, and the laws pertaining to tax filing […]

PSY 201 PSYCHOLOGY & PERSONALITY

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
This course is designed to give us a better understanding of ourselves and others and help us to develop our resources for effective living in today’s world. Topics include an inquiry […]

PHYS 251 PHYSICS I

4 Credits, 4 Contacts
First course in calculus-based physics dealing with mechanics, fluids, wave motion and sound. Especially suited for physic and engineering majors and is recommended for majors in other sciences.
 
Prerequisite: MATH 161

Concurrently: PHYS […]

PHED 212 COACHING PRINCIPLES

2 Credits, 2 Contacts
Designed to cover the fundamental techniques of coaching major sports. The coaching principles of conditioning, drills, team organization and game strategy will be stressed.
 
Prerequisite: Placement beyond or satisfactory completion of ENG […]

Right to Know

Right to Know
Information about completion rates of certificate or degree-seeking students is available in the Assistant Dean of Enrollment Services/Registrar, Institutional Research office, or you can click on the above heading to follow the […]

ELEC 116 RESIDENTIAL ELECTRICITY

4 Credits, 6 Contacts
Students are enrolling in an open entry open exit program and have two semesters to complete coursework from the date of registration. All modules must be completed with a 75% minimum […]

PHED 104 FITNESS/WELLNESS LAB

1 Credits, 2 Contacts
Designed for individuals with previous experience and knowledge of an exercise program. This course will include an individual fitness evaluation, analysis of results, and a program using various weight training […]

HIST 201 U.S. HISTORY I: EUROPEAN COLONIZATION TO 1877

4 Credits, 4 Contacts
Instructional focus involves identifying significant political, economic and social trends in American development c. 1490’s through U.S. Reconstruction, 1877. Primary concentrations include review of European colonization, the British colonial rebellion, U.S. […]

Associate of Arts in Visual Arts Degree: Emphasis in Graphic Design

 
The Associate of Arts degree with emphasis in Graphic Design is appropriate for students who want to pursue a career or further study in the fields of Advertising Design, Graphic Design or Digital Design.  […]

Associate of Applied Science in Agricultural Operations – MSU Concentration

 
Students seeking an Associates of Applied Science in Agricultural Operations – MSU can move directly in the workforce or continue on to further studies in Agricultural Operations. Students will take courses from Glen Oaks […]

Automotive Technician Certificate

This program of study is designed to prepare technicians for the high–tech automotive industry. This certificate prepares them to take state and national certification tests. Completion of this certificate will prepare students for industry-wide […]

NUR 111 MEDICAL-SURGICAL NURSING

6 Credits, 15 Contacts
This course is an introduction to the theory and practice of providing nursing care for adult clients having common health care needs. Objectives are met through classroom theory and activities, a […]

MUS 156 WIND/PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE II

1.5 Credits, 1.5 Contacts
This course is designed to provide exemplary musical experiences that enable wind /percussion ensemble players and audience members to be engaged, actively and reflectively, with the finest examples of wind/percussion ensemble […]

CIS 102 CISCO I

3 Credits, 3 Contacts […]

MATH 105 MATHEMATICAL CONCEPTS FOR ELEMENTARY TEACHERS

4 Credits, 4 Contacts
This course is designed primarily for elementary teaching majors. The topics include fundamentals of problem solving, elementary concepts of sets, mathematical and numeration systems, elementary number theory, operations, properties and computation […]

ELEC 119 INTRODUCTION TO THE NATIONAL ELECTRICAL CODE

4 Credits, 6 Contacts
This is an open entry open exit class students may enroll at any time. Students have one calendar year from enrollment to complete the class. All modules must be completed with […]

WELD 115 CUTTING PROCESSES

.79 Credits, 19 Contacts
Modules will review oxy-fuel cutting process and fundamental skills necessary in production and non-production settings. Students will also further develop oxy-fuel cutting techniques to cut materials and review the plasma […]

CADD 215 BASIC AUTOCAD

3 Credits, 4 Contacts
This is an entry level course for students to learn basic drafting standards. AutoCAD software will be used throughout the course. Topics include; terminology, techniques, and applications of computer generated […]

COM 150 PUBLIC SPEAKING

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
This course presents the traditional rhetorical concepts of material, organization, delivery, creativity and persuasion. The student is expected to put into practice each one of the concepts by giving a variety […]

CHEM 134 GENERAL CHEMISTRY II

4 Credits, 6 Contacts
A continuation of CHEM 133 General Chemistry I. Topics covered are bonding, states of matter, solution chemistry, gases, kinetics, equilibrium, acids/bases, precipitation reactions and nuclear chemistry. About one third of the […]

BUS 102 KEYBOARDING-REFRESHER

2 Credits, 2 Contacts
This course is designed for students who know how to key but feel that their accuracy and speed skills need to be improved. Students will work on gaining accuracy and speed. […]

BIO 120 BIOLOGY

4 Credits, 5 Contacts
An introductory survey course covering the major principles and unifying theories of biology. This course will provide the beginning student with a basic understanding of biological principles encompassing basic biochemistry, cell […]

AUTO 142 FUEL AND EXHAUST SYSTEMS

5 Credits, 6 Contacts
This course provides the skills to test and repair fuel systems. Students will diagnose and service components used for fuel flow control, the fuel tank, fuel pumps, injectors, carburetors, throttle bodies […]

SOC 220 MARRIAGE & FAMILY

4 Credits, 4 Contacts
This course is an introduction to marriage and family life with an emphasis on family structure and interpersonal relationships in a rapidly changing world. Sociological perspectives and theories will be used […]

Associate of General Studies: Emphasis on International Studies

 
The Glen Oaks Community College International Studies Degree is a program designed to provide students with a basic foundation in global awareness. It is particularly designed for anyone transferring to a four-year institution in […]

MACH 115 BLUEPRINT READING

1.16 Credits, 28 Contacts
The manufacturing worker must effectively and efficiently interpret engineering drawings. This module will provide the student with information necessary to develop these skills and abilities as they apply to reading […]

Coding Specialist/ Physician-Based Certificate (Online format)

 
CCS-Ps are coding practitioners who specialize in physician-based settings such as physician offices, group practices, multi-specialty clinics, or specialty centers. They review patient records and possess in-depth knowledge of the CPT coding system and […]

EDU 120 INTRODUCTION TO EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
This survey course introduces students to various theories and philosophies of child care, developmentally appropriate practice, and critical periods of development for children ages newborn to age 8, and CDA functional […]

LNG 112 SPANISH FOR TEACHERS

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
This course is an elementary introduction to the Spanish language and Hispanic culture with an emphasis on the particular needs of the classroom teacher and educational personnel. It seeks to provide […]

ART 105 DRAWING STUDIO

3 Credits, 5 Contacts
This course focuses on the drawing experience as a means of creative problem solving. Different types of image-making processes are studied and evaluated as a means of effective communication. Students learn […]

REL 233 NEW TESTAMENT

4 Credits, 4 Contacts
A survey of the New Testament. Consideration will be given to the data and authorship; the historical, political and cultural background of the New Testament; and the bearing of archaeological discoveries […]

ACCT 111 PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING I

4 Credits, 4 Contacts

The first introductory accounting course for the student who wishes to pursue a career in the field of business. The student will become familiar with the role of the accountant and […]

PSY 210 HUMAN GROWTH & DEVELOPMENT

4 Credits, 4 Contacts
This course is a life span study of the influences and processes in the physical, social, emotional and mental growth and development of individuals.
 
Prerequisite: PSY 101, ENG 121 or concurrent enrollment […]

PHYS 252 PHYSICS I LAB

1 Credit, 3 Contacts
A laboratory course which includes exercises related to topics covered in PHYS 251 Physics I.
 
Prerequisite: MATH 161
Concurrently: PHYS 251

Sexual Harassment

Sexual Harassment
 
Glen Oaks Community College is committed to creating and maintaining a working and learning environment for all college personnel and students that is free of sexual harassment.

Sexual harassment is a barrier to an […]

INDS 151 MANUFACTURING PROCESSES

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
This course focuses on the processes that occur in a manufacturing system to change resources into products. These processes include the appropriate use of tools and machines, as well as human-made […]

PHED 105 FITNESS/WELLNESS LAB

1 Credits, 2 Contacts
An extension of PHED 104 Fitness/Wellness Lab, but with a greater involvement to maintain/improve physical fitness. Will include an individual fitness evaluation and analysis of results. Following the scheduled orientation […]

HIST 202 U.S. HISTORY II: RECONSTRUCTION TO THE PRESENT

4 Credits, 4 Contacts
Course instruction investigates dominant political, economic, foreign policy, and social trends in U.S. development from Reconstruction through the 20th century. The main focus identifies the movement of America from rapid, post-Civil […]

Associate of Applied Science in Computer Information Systems

 
The Associates of Applied Science in Computer Information Systems (CIS) at Glen Oaks will prepare students for various roles in the Information Technology (IT) industry including computer networking, repair, and helpdesk. Glen Oaks offers […]

Computer Aided Drafting & Design Certificate

 
Students completing the Computer Aided Drafting & Design Certificate will be prepared for entry- level mechanical design and layout for the manufacturing industry. In addition, basic construction design work will be introduced. The student […]

ENG 073 ESSENTIAL COLLEGE WRITING I

4 Credits, 4 Contacts
This course is designed to help the student achieve competency in standard writing skills through the study of grammar, sentence structure and paragraph development.
 
Prerequisite: Successful completion of ENG 071 / ENG […]

NUR 112 MEDICAL-SURGICAL NURSING II

7 Credits, 14 Contacts
This course is a continuation of Medical/Surgical Nursing, building upon previous knowledge, principles, and skills. Disease processes and their effects on the body are discussed as they relate to nursing care. […]

CIS 103 CISCO II

3 Credits, 3 Contacts […]

Associate of Science Degree

 
The Associate of Science degree is appropriate for those students who plan to pursue further study in Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Mathematics or Physics. This degree is also appropriate for those interested in careers […]

MATH 109 MATH FOR TECHNICIANS I

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
This course is designed to give students a review of basic mathematics: whole numbers, fractions, decimal numbers, percentages, measurement and pre-algebra. Practical problem-solving experiences covering a variety of topics in industrial […]

Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice

 
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
This program prepares individuals to apply theories and practices of criminal justice to structuring, managing, directing and controlling criminal justice agencies, including police departments, sheriff’s departments, law enforcement divisions and units, […]

ELEC 120 ELECTRICAL MOTOR CONTROLS I

4 Credits, 6 Contacts
This is an open entry open exit class students may enroll at any time. Students have one calendar year from enrollment to complete the class. All modules must be completed with […]

WELD 120 BRAZING AND SOLDERING

.92 Credits, 22 Contacts
Modules will include knowledge and skills necessary to set up a brazing and soldering station, perform basic brazing techniques, perform a braze weld on ¼” plate, identify and silver-braze copper to […]

CADD 216 ADVANCED AUTOCAD

3 Credits, 4 Contacts
This course is intended to introduce the aspects of Advanced Computer Aided Drafting Techniques using AutoCAD. AutoCAD software will be used throughout the course. Topics include; advanced terminology, techniques, and applications […]

COM 280 PSYCHOLOGY OF SOCIAL MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
This course will explore the history, growth and behavioral issues within social media. Through this class, students will learn the psychology behind social media communications, its application toward personal and professional […]

CHEM 210 ORGANIC CHEMISTRY

4 Credits, 6 Contacts
This is a general organic chemistry course covering nomenclature, physical properties, and reactions involving alkanes, alkenes, alkynes, cyclics, alkyl halides and dienes. Analysis will include an introduction to IR, NMR, and […]

BUS 104 INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
This course is designed as a survey of American business and industry. Emphasis will be placed on the understanding of business terminology and internal/external structures and their relationship to individuals, business […]

BIO 121 GENERAL BIOLOGY I

4 Credits, 5 Contacts
A general study of the principles and processes of biology and the nature of biological investigation, with emphasis on cellular biology, respiration, photosynthesis and genetics. This course, together with NSB 122 […]

AUTO 146 AUTOMOTIVE BRAKING SYSTEMS

4 Credits, 6 Contacts
This introductory course teaches theory, service and repair of automotive braking systems and their components. Emphasis is given to hydraulic theory, repair, and service of system components, including anti-lock and traction […]

MACH 120 FUNDAMENTAL SKILLS

1.98 Credits, 48 Contacts
The manufacturing worker must effectively and efficiently perform fundamental machining technology skill operations. These modules will provide the student with information necessary for the development of these skills and abilities.
 
Prerequisite: None

Health Care Worker Certificate

 
This certificate combines the clinical skills of the Nurse Aide with those of the Phlebotomy Technician. In addition the student will have further career choice direction given in Introduction to the Health Careers and […]

EDU 121 COLLEGE TUTORING

1 Credit, 1 Contact
This course trains students to become tutors. The role of the tutor is to help the tutee become an independent learner.
 
Prerequisite: None

LNG 125 SPANISH FOR HEALTH CARE WORKERS

2 Credits, 2 Contacts
This is a Spanish course for the healthcare workers. LNG 125 is a course with a lot of memorization of words and learning basic expressions that are used in the medical […]

ART 107 TWO-DIMENSIONAL DESIGN

3 Credits, 5 Contacts
This course focuses on the elements of design in visual expression. Emphasis is placed on two-dimensional problem solving, organization of visual elements, and color theory. These elements will be explored using […]

ACCT 112 PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING II

4 Credits, 4 Contacts

A second semester course in accounting principles and concepts for the accounting or managerial student. The student will investigate the role of the accountant in partnerships and corporations, with emphasis on […]

PSY 220 ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY

4 Credits, 4 Contacts
This course places primary emphasis on clinically significant behavioral and psychological patterns associated with distress and impairment. Symptoms, suspected causes and treatment will be examined.
 
Prerequisite: PSY 101, ENG 121 or concurrent […]

Student Code of Conduct Policy 3.42

Student Code of Conduct
Policy 3.42
 
The code of conduct as set forth below applies specifically to student and visitor behavior while at any College facility or while attending any College function. Rights are basic to […]

PHYS 253 PHYSICS II

4 Credits, 4 Contacts
A continuation of PHYS 251 Physics I. Included are topics in heat, electricity, magnetism, light and elements of modern physics.
 
Prerequisite: PHYS 251 and PHYS 252

Concurrently: PHYS 254

PHED 106 WELLNESS & LIFESTYLE

2 Credits, 3 Contacts
This course presents inventories of levels of cardiovascular fitness, flexibility, and muscular endurance and methods for improving each factor through exercise, nutrition and stress management intervention strategies. Through lecture and activity […]

HIST 204 HISTORY OF MICHIGAN

4 Credits, 4 Contacts
This course presents significant phases of the history of Michigan from a primitive wilderness to a complex, industrialized society. Political, economic, social and cultural aspects are discussed with emphasis on the […]

Electrical Technologies Certificate

 
The Electrical Technologies Certificate program is designed to upgrade skills or prepare the student with entry level knowledge and skills in electronic theory and circuitry. The student will be trained in using equipment essential […]

ENG 074 ESSENTIAL COLLEGE WRITING II

4 Credits, 4 Contacts
This course is designed to address student-specific problems with the writing process. The goal of the class is sufficient, consistent writing improvement to allow students to qualify for enrollment in ENG […]

NUR 119 PHARMACOLOGY II

2 Credits, 2 Contacts
This is a structured systemic approach to the study of drug therapy as it relates to the management of disorders included in NUR 111 Medical-Surgical Nursing I which is taught concurrently. […]

BUS 105 BUSINESS MATHEMATICAL APPLICATIONS

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
This course is designed to provide the student with a practical knowledge of typical mathematical concepts and calculations performed in the business environment. Emphasis is placed upon the introduction and understanding […]

Glen Oaks Community College Responsible Use Of Information Technology Policy Policy 2.71

Glen Oaks Community College Responsible Use Of Information Technology Policy
Policy 2.71
 

Purpose
The College Network incorporates all electronic communication systems and equipment at Glen Oaks Community College (the College”). This Network Acceptable Use Policy (“AUP”) sets […]

CIS 104 CISCO III

3 Credits, 3 Contacts […]

MATH 117 FINITE MATHEMATICS

4 Credits, 4 Contacts
Provides the non-calculus mathematics background necessary for students in business, management and the life and social sciences. Emphasis throughout is to enhance student understanding of the modeling process and how mathematics […]

WELD 125 SHIELDED METAL ARC WELDING

4.02 Credits, 96 Contacts
Modules will include a basic understanding of the history and fundamentals of the shielded metal arc welding process, the electrode numbering system as established by the American Welding Society, […]

CADD 217 COMPUTER AIDED 3D MODELING – INVENTOR

3 Credits, 4 Contacts
This course is intended to introduce the aspects of Advanced Computer Aided Drafting Techniques using Inventor and SolidWorks. Inventor and SolidWorks software will be used throughout the course. Topics include; advanced […]

BIO 122 GENERAL BIOLOGY II

4 Credits, 5 Contacts
A general study of the principles and processes of biology and the nature of biological investigation, with emphasis on evolution, speciation, ecology and the diversity of life (includes taxonomy and classifications […]

AUTO 221 AUTOMOTIVE STEERING AND SUSPENSION

4 Credits, 6 Contacts
This course provides an in depth study of the various mechanical and electronic steering and suspension systems used on today’s vehicles. Focus will be placed on the theory and operation as […]

Phlebotomy Technician Certificate

 
The laboratory depends on the phlebotomy technician to collect quality samples from the patient to produce excellent laboratory results. To do this, the phlebotomy technician must create an atmosphere of trust and confidence with […]

MACH 125 PRECISION MEASUREMENT

2.75 Credits, 65 Contacts
The manufacturing worker must effectively and efficiently use measurement devices and apply precision measurement processes and practices. These modules will provide the student with information necessary for the development of […]

EDU 122 TUTORING STUDENTS WITH LEARNING DISABILITIES

1 Credit, 1 Contact
This course trains students to tutor students with learning disabilities. This course will emphasize study skills, test taking techniques, and other skills necessary to help the tutee to become an […]

LNG 161 SPANISH I

4 Credits, 4 Contacts
This class offers an introduction to the Spanish language and culture. It is a course with an emphasis on reading, writing, speaking and listening in the target language. The student will […]

ART 108 THREE-DIMENSIONAL DESIGN

3 Credits, 5 Contacts
This course focuses on the elements of design in sculpture and spatial arrangement. Emphasis is placed on three-dimensional problem solving and organization of form in space. These elements will be explored […]

ACCT 113 QUICKBOOKS FOR ACCOUNTING

2 Credits, 2 Contacts

This accounting course will provide the student with an understanding of QuickBooks accounting. The student will receive instruction and experience with QuickBooks software through a simulated business scenario. Accounting principles and […]

Accounting Certificate

 
This is an entry-level certificate for students wishing to pursue accounting careers in the retail, service, or manufacturing sector. Emphasis is placed on accounting principles and knowledge, as well as basic business and communications […]

PSY 250 HUMAN SEXUALITY

4 Credits, 4 Contacts
This course is an introduction to the biological, psychological and social aspects of human sexuality. Topics to be covered include sexual values, sexual development, male and female anatomy and physiology, the […]

PHYS 254 PHYSICS II LAB

1 Credits, 3 Contacts
Laboratory course which includes exercises related to topics discussed in PHYS 253 Physics II.
 
Prerequisite: PHYS 251 and PHYS 252

Concurrently: PHYS 253

ALH 205 Pharmacology for Health Occupations

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
This course is an introduction to basic pharmacology with an emphasis on the importance of medications in helping people to maintain a healthy lifestyle. The most common medications in current use […]

PHED 107 FITNESS/WELLNESS LAB

1 Credits, 2 Contacts
Similar to PHED 105 Fitness/Wellness Lab, but individuals will write and engage in their own personalized fitness program. Will include an individual evaluation and analysis of results. Students will meet course […]

HIST 230 WOMEN IN THE WESTERN PAST

3 Credits, 3 Contacts […]

ENG 121 ENGLISH COMPOSITION I

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
A research based writing course in which students will work to develop their command of language as a means of shaping and ordering their experience and ideas, to develop their critical […]

Glen Oaks Community College Acceptable Internet Use Policy Policy 3.60

Glen Oaks Community College Acceptable Internet Use Policy
Policy 3.60
 

Purpose

Information technology resources, including email and Internet access, are provided for educational purposes. Adherence to the following policy is necessary for continued access to the college’s […]

NUR 129 PHARMACOLOGY III

2 Credits, 2 Contacts
This is a structured systemic approach to the study of drug therapy as it relates to the management of disorders included in NUR 111 Medical-Surgical Nursing I which is taught concurrently. […]

CIS 105 CISCO IV

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
This course discusses the WAN technologies and network services required by converged applications in enterprise networks. The course uses the Cisco Network Architecture to introduce integrated network services and explains how […]

MATH 119 MATH FOR TECHNICIANS II

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
This course is a continuation of MATH 109 Math for Technicians I. Students will continue to complete problem-solving exercises related to a variety of industrial careers. Topics covered will include algebra, […]

WELD 130 ADVANCED ARC WELDING

5.74 Credits, 138 Contacts
Modules include knowledge and skills for student to effectively complete various advanced arc welding functions including the vertical, horizontal and overhead tee joints and butt joints to meet the specific […]

CADD 218 COMPUTER AIDED 3D MODELING – SOLIDWORKS

3 Credits, 4 Contacts […]

Medical Administrative Specialist Certificate

 
The Medical Administrative Specialist serves a key role in the medical office, clinic or hospital setting. This multi-skilled practitioner is competent in medical records management, insurance processing, coding and billing, management of practice finances, […]

BUS 110 FOUNDATIONS OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP

2 Credits, 2 Contacts
This course is designed to provide an overview of small business and what is necessary to start a small business: Including small business in free enterprise, the entrepreneur, opportunities and trends, […]

BIO 125 ENVIRONMENT AND SOCIETY

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
Designed for students who plan on pursuing a higher degree. This course is an introduction to environmental studies through a survey of environmental topics in which the students will explore human […]

AUTO 225 AUTOMOTIVE ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS I

4 Credits, 6 Contacts
The first of two electrical classes introduces the fundamentals of electricity and automotive electronics. Digital multi-meters and circuit troubleshooting is covered. Emphasis is placed on understanding and utilizing electrical diagrams. Batteries, […]

MACH 130 DRILL PRESS AND BAND SAW

2.51 Credits, 60 Contacts
Modules will provide the student with the information necessary for the development of these skills and abilities as they apply to determining proper speeds and feeds in operating the drill […]

LNG 162 SPANISH II

4 Credits, 4 Contacts
This class is a continuation of LNG 161 Spanish I. It is a course with an emphasis on reading, writing, speaking and listening in the target language. The student will memorize […]

ART 115 INTRODUCTION TO GRAPHIC DESIGN

3 Credits, 4 Contacts
This course will introduce the various aspects of the graphic design field. Topics include visual communication theory and practice, an overview of typography, spatial relationships and the potential areas of […]

ALH 210 PROCEDURAL CODING

3 Credits, 3 Contacts

This course is designed to provide students with the necessary principles for applying the CPT procedural code that most accurately identifies the service performed. Students will learn and be expected to […]

ACCT 202 PERSONAL INCOME TAX ACCOUNTING

2 Credits, 2 Contacts

An introductory tax course with emphasis placed on tax return preparation for individuals. Multiple forms will be used. Tax laws involved in tax return preparation and tax theory will be emphasized.
 
Prerequisite: […]

PSY 260 SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY

4 Credits, 4 Contacts
Studies psychological principles and research pertaining to individual social behavior and the social influences on behavior and mental processes; covers attitude formation and change, conformity, social exchange, prejudice, conflict, influence, structure […]

PHYS 275 PHYSICAL SCIENCE RESEARCH PROJECT

2 Credits, 2 Contacts
The Physical Science Research Project is a capstone experience in the Physical Sciences for the student seeking an Associate of Science Degree. In this course the student will pose a question […]

PHED 110 WELLNESS, LIFESTYLE AND FITNESS FOR MIDDLE AGED WOMEN/MEN

2 Credits, 3 Contacts
This course is designed to learn about the unique fitness and wellness challenges of middle-aged women and men. Workouts will be catered to the age and fitness level of each student. […]

Machine Tool Certificate

 
Students enrolled in the Machine Tool program will understand machine tool safety and demonstrate precise measurement. They will learn to operate the drill press, band saw and lathe. The program provides students with experience […]

ENG 122 ENGLISH COMPOSITION II

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
This course extends the ENG 121English Composition I emphasis on expository writing and critical thinking to research writing. American Psychological Association (APA) format is introduced and applied to a primary research […]

Student Policies – General Policy 3.51

Student Policies – General
Policy 3.51

A student who is indebted to the college and who fails to make satisfactory settlement of this indebtedness may be dismissed. A student who has prior unsettled indebtedness to […]

NUR 130 MATERNITY NURSING

3 Credits, 6 Contacts
Obstetrics NUR 130 is an introductory course that focuses on a holistic approach to the study of basic maternity and newborn care. The nursing process is used as the foundation […]

CIS 117 VISUAL BASIC PROGRAMMING FOR MICROCOMPUTERS

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
This course will introduce the student to the fundamental concepts and structures in event driven programming using Visual Basic. Topics such as algorithm writing, program logic, program development and program execution […]

MATH 151 COLLEGE ALGEBRA

4 Credits, 4 Contacts
Intended to prepare students for further science and business courses. A study of functions and their graphs, including linear, exponential, logarithmic, periodic, and power functions. Emphasis on applications, problem solving and […]

Computer Support Technician Certificate

 
The purpose of this certificate is to prepare the student for an entry-level computer support or repair position. The student will learn to perform tasks such as installation, configuration, diagnosing, preventive maintenance, and optimization […]

Medical Assistant Certificate

 
The Certified Medical Assistant is one of the most sought after careers in the healthcare field as a result of the diversity in the skill preparation. The Medical Assistant’s skills are utilized in both […]

WELD 135 WELDING METALLURGY

1.27 Credits, 30 Contacts
Modules contain an introduction to metallurgy, including blueprint reading, the differences between non-ferrous and ferrous metals, the numbering systems associated with metals, repairing cast iron, repairing stainless steel and the weld […]

CADD 219 ADVANCED COMPUTER AIDED DRAFTING 3D MODELING

3 Credits, 4 Contacts
This is an advanced level course for students to learn 3D modeling using Inventor. Inventor software will be used throughout the course. Topics include; advanced terminology, […]

BUS 111 CONTEMPORARY BUSINESS AND TECHNICAL COMMUNICATIONS

4 Credits, 4 Contacts
This course is designed for business and technical students, and for people already in the work force who need a more practical, hands-on approach in business communications. It will connect topics, […]

BIO 201 ECOLOGY

4 Credits, 5 Contacts
This course introduces the basic principles of ecology at the individual, population, and community levels emphasizing the characteristic ecosystems in southwest Michigan. Other topics will include the role of biotic and […]

AUTO 226 AUTOMOTIVE HEATING AND AIR CONDITIONING

4 Credits, 4 Contacts
This course is designed as an introduction to the basics of air conditioning. Description, theory, operation, servicing, repair and diagnosis are all covered. The design and operation of the cooling system […]

MACH 135 TURNING ON THE LATHE

4.61 Credits, 110 Contacts
Modules will provide the student with information necessary for the development of skills and abilities as they apply to the set-up, operation and maintenance of manual lathes to manufacture parts […]

LNG 163 SPANISH III

4 Credits, 4 Contacts
This class is a continuation of LNG 162 Spanish II. It is a course with an emphasis on reading, writing, speaking and listening in the target language. The student will memorize […]

ART 116 COLOR THEORY FOR GRAPHIC DESIGN

3 Credits, 4 Contacts
This class will cover the theory of color with special emphasis on the unique color theories used in print and web application. The class will introduce the importance and use of […]

ALH 218 MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY

3 Credits, 3 Contacts

This course addresses basic terminology required of the Allied Health professional and provides a basic knowledge of anatomy and physiology, pathology, special procedures, laboratory procedures, and pharmacology. Greek and Latin prefixes, […]

ACCT 204 SMALL BUSINESS TAX ACCOUNTING

2 Credits, 2 Contacts

An introductory tax course with emphasis placed on tax return preparation for small businesses. Accounting for taxable revenues and tax-deductible expenses will be emphasized.
 
Prerequisite: ACCT 100

PSY 280 PSYCHOLOGY OF SOCIAL COMMUNICATION

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
This course will explore the history, growth and behavioral issues within social media. Through this class, students will learn the psychology behind social media communications, its application toward personal and professional […]

PHED 119 AEROBIC I

1 Credit, 1 Contact
Instruction will cover the fundamentals of aerobics. This class is designed to assist the student in implementing the fundamentals of aerobic activity in to their lifestyle.
 
Prerequisite: None

Welding Certificate

 
Students enrolled in a Welding program will understand gases used in welding, cutting processes, brazing and soldering, joints, demonstrate shielded metal arc welding, demonstrate advanced arc welding, welding metallurgy, gas metal arc welding, gas […]

Glen Oaks Community College Grievance Precedures Policy 2.61

Glen Oaks Community College Grievance Procedures
Policy 2.61
 

For:
Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
Title IX of the Education Amendment Act of 1972
Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
Age Discrimination Act of 1975
Title […]

NUR 131 PEDIATRIC NURSING

3 Credits, 6 Contacts
Pediatric NUR 131 is an introductory course that focuses on Holistic health needs from infancy through adolescence. The focus is on common conditions and illnesses of children. The clinical focuses on […]

WELD 140 GAS METAL ARC WELDING

2.8 Credits, 67 Contacts
Modules contain information necessary to acquire the knowledge and skills students need to effectively perform gas metal arc welding in accordance with standards set by the American Welding Society. Modules will […]

CADD 220 ARCHITECTURAL DRAWING

3 Credits, 4 Contacts
This […]

BUS 121 INTERMEDIATE KEYBOARDING

4 Credits, 4 Contacts
An intermediate course in keyboarding for students who type 30 words a minute. The course concentrates on mailable production of common business forms and correspondence using current word software.
 
Prerequisite: BUS 100 […]

BIO 210 HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY I

4 Credits, 6 Contacts
This is the first in a sequence of two intensive anatomy and physiology courses intending to cover the human body as an integrated whole by examining the structures and functions of […]

AUTO 228 AUTOMOTIVE EMISSION SYSTEMS

5 Credits, 5 Contacts
This course explains the operation of the emission control systems. Students will diagnose and service PCV, EGR AND air management and fuel vapor systems. This is the last of […]

MACH 140 ELECTRONIC DISCHARGE MACHINING

.79 Credits, 19 Contacts
Modules will provide the student with information necessary for the development of skills and abilities as they apply to the principles of electronic discharge machining.
 
Prerequisite: None

LNG 261 SPANISH IV

4 Credits, 4 Contacts
This course is a continuation of the grammar review and cultural study offered in LNG 163 Spanish III and provides additional refinement of a student’s speaking, listening, reading and writing skills. […]

ART 151 CERAMICS I

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
Devoted to a survey of pottery processes including hand-building, technical information and a limited experience with the potters wheel.
 
Prerequisite: None

ACCT 207 ANALYZING FINANCIAL STATEMENTS

3 Credits, 3 Contacts

A course which presents the basic skills of financial statement analysis for the prospective bank lender/credit analyst. This includes how financial data is generated; techniques for analyzing the flow of a […]

Practical Nursing Certificate

 
The laddered Associate Degree Nursing Program consists of Level I Practical Nursing Program and Level II Registered Nurse Program (Level I students and current LPNs). Upon successful completion of Level I, a Practical Nursing […]

PHED 120 AEROBIC II

1 Credit, 1 Contact
Instruction will cover the fundamentals of aerobics. This class is designed to assist the student in implementing the fundamentals of aerobic activity into their lifestyles.
 
Prerequisite: None

ALH 222 Disease Conditions

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
Presents the basic concepts of diseases, their causes and functional disturbances as they relate to body systems. Includes the participating risk factors and appropriate methods of patient education regarding various disease […]

Student Concern Procedure Policy 3.65

Student Concern Procedure
Policy 3.65
 

Informal Process

Listen to students talk about their problems. Most student concerns can be resolved informally. Students will discuss their concerns with faculty or staff that they know well. Often this means […]

NUR 201 HEALTH CARE ETHICS

2 Credits, 2 Contacts
This course provides the student with various ethical principles that may form the foundation for rationales relative to nursing decisions and actions. The student will be encouraged to examine current biomedical […]

MATH 161 CALCULUS I & ANALYTIC GEOMETRY

4 Credits, 4 Contacts
This course is designed to provide an introduction to calculus for students majoring in mathematics, engineering, and physical sciences, or the social sciences. Topics include analytic geometry and differential and integral […]

Management/Marketing Certificate

 
The Management/Marketing Certificate will prepare the student for entry-level positions in marketing for all types of businesses. The program will familiarize the student with the skills needed for understanding the effects of marketing on […]

WELD 145 GAS TUNGSTEN ARC WELDING

5.01 Credits, 120 Contacts
Modules will consist of teaching the basics of the gas tungsten arc welding process including the TIG process and equipment maintenance, welding aluminum in the flat position (GTAW), and the knowledge […]

CADD 221 3D ARCHITECTURAL DRAWING

3 Credits, 4 Contacts […]

BUS 151 FUNDAMENTALS OF SELLING

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
An introduction to the principles of selling. Includes study of selling in our present economy, analysis of the steps in a sales demonstration, and classroom sales presentations by students.
 
Prerequisite: BUS 104

BIO 211 HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY II

4 Credits, 6 Contacts
This is the second in a sequence of two intensive anatomy and physiology courses intending to cover the human body as an integrated whole by examining the structures and functions of […]

AUTO 245 AUTOMOTIVE VALVE TRAIN AND HEAD REBUILDING

4 Credits, 4 Contacts
This course examines the way the internal combustion works and how the parts interact. The testing of engine condition will be demonstrated. Engine removal installation proper disassembly, cleaning and inspection of […]

MACH 145 VERTICAL/HORIZONTAL MILLING

5.84 Credits, 140 Contacts
Modules will provide the student with information necessary for the development of these skills and abilities as they apply to the set-up and operation of manual milling machines to manufacture parts […]

ART 160 BEGINNING PHOTOGRAPHY: DIGITAL

3 Credits, 4 Contacts
This is an introductory course in the processing and camera techniques of 35mm photography and will explore digital techniques. Emphasis is placed on basic photo composition, lighting, camera usage, darkroom techniques […]

ALH 230 MEDICAL OFFICE LABORATORY PROCEDURES

4 Credits, 6 Contacts

This course involves the study of interactions between microbes and humans and the practice of handling medically important microbes, blood and body fluids. Practical experiences include aseptic techniques in collecting, handling […]

ACCT 210 INCOME TAX ACCOUNTING

3 Credits, 3 Contacts

This course is an introductory tax course with emphasis placed on tax return preparation for businesses and individuals. Students will investigate laws involved in tax accounting with secondary emphasis on tax […]

PHED 130 BEGINNING YOGA

2 Credits, 2 Contacts
This course provides an introduction to basics of Yoga. It focuses on breathing and relaxation techniques; improving coordination, balance, posture, and alignment; and enhancing strength and flexibility. In this class, students […]

Alcohol and Drug Abuse Policy Policy 3.40

Alcohol and Drug Abuse Policy
Policy 3.40
 

Philosophy
The Glen Oaks Community College Board of Trustees certifies and pledges that it will provide a drug-free workplace and learning environment for its employees and students. This pledge is […]

NUR 213 COMPLEX PARENT-CHILD NURSING

4 Credits, 10 Contacts
This course builds upon the beginning concepts of NUR 130 Maternity Nursing and NUR 131 Pediatric Nursing. The content will focus on an in-depth assessment of the family’s health needs. The […]

ENG 126 CREATIVE WRITING I

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
This course will be devoted to writing both poetry and short stories. Class will include both workshops of student works and analysis of published authors.
 
Prerequisite: ENG 121

MATH 162 CALCULUS II & ANALYTIC GEOMETRY

4 Credits, 4 Contacts
This course is designed to follow MATH 161 Calculus I and Analytic Geometry, providing mathematics and science majors with further background in analytic geometry and in differential and integral calculus.
 
Prerequisite: MATH […]

Management/Supervision Certificate

 
This certificate prepares students for entry-level management/supervision positions. This program will introduce the student to the concepts and theories of management and provide practical skills essential for managing employees in the modern workplace. Completion […]

WELD 150 PIPE WELDING

4.37 Credits, 105 Contacts
Modules in this course contain knowledge and practice to equip students to accurately identify all aspects of pipe welding techniques and applications. Students will develop the skills to produce […]

CADD 222 DESCRIPTIVE GEOMETRY

3 Credits, 4 Contacts […]

BIO 212 PATHOPHYSIOLOGY

4 Credits, 4 Contacts
This is an intensive course geared toward present and future health care professionals intending to cover how human physiology is altered in various major disease states.
 
Prerequisite: BIO 210 or BIO 211

AUTO 246 AUTOMOTIVE CYLINDER BLOCK REBUILDING

4 Credits, 4 Contacts
This course examines engine block diagnosis, repair and reassembly. The measurement and service of cylinders, crankshafts, piston and connecting rods will be demonstrated. Engine lubrication systems, cooling systems and proper installation […]

MACH 150 SURFACE GRINDING

2.75 Credits, 66 Contacts
Modules will provide the student with information necessary for the development of the skills and abilities necessary when using a surface grinder and associated fixtures to manufacture parts that meet […]

ART 170 IMAGE MANIPULATION: PHOTOSHOP

3 Credits, 4 Contacts
This course will explore the spectrum of image input into the digital format, manipulation of the image and the desired output using Adobe Photoshop. This class will be accessible to the […]

ALH 232 ADMINISTRATIVE I – MEDICAL OFFICE PROCEDURES

4 Credits, 5 Contacts
 
This is an introduction to the office management and business administration of a medical office. Information relating to reception duties, telephone procedures, handling medical records, filing and record management, as well […]

ACCT 211 INTERMEDIATE ACCOUNTING

4 Credits, 4 Contacts

A financial accounting course for both the accounting and management major. Balance sheet accounts are scrutinized in this class with emphasis placed on generally accepted accounting principles.
 
Prerequisite: ACCT 112 or its […]

NUR 214 COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH NURSING

3 Credits, 9 Contacts
The focus of this course is to provide students with knowledge and skills related to the individual with emotional and/or mental health needs. The course will attempt to help the student […]

ENG 201 WOMEN & LITERATURE

4 Credits, 4 Contacts
This course will study feminine sensibility as revealed in literary themes and characterizations through a study of works written by women.
 
Prerequisite: ENG 121

CIS 171 WINDOWS OPERATING SYSTEMS UTILITIES

2 Credits, 2 Contacts
After a short review of the overall concepts of Windows, the course will concentrate on the built-in utility and diagnostic programs that enable the user to perform scheduled computer maintenance. Students […]

MATH 201 STATISTICS

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
An introductory course in statistics to include: probability, descriptive statistics, probability distributions and hypothesis testing. This course is for those entering our engineering technology programs, as well as any student who […]

WELD 155 SPECIAL APPLICATION

1.68 CREDITS, 40 Contacts
Modules will provide a comprehensive knowledge of special welding applications including fabricating a project, cast iron repair, hard surfacing, and tool and die welding.
 
Prerequisite: None

CADD 230 CADD CAPSTONE PROJECT

2 Credits, 2 Contacts
This is an advanced level course for students to create a final CAD project that will exemplify their knowledge of CAD. Students will select Inventor, Solidworks, or an architectural project to […]

BUS 153 ADVERTISING

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
This course is intended to give the business major a comprehensive view of American advertising. A brief-study is made of advertising in the economy, in society and in business. An analysis […]

BIO 220 GENERAL GENETICS

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
This course is designed to take the student in a “tour” through the basic concepts of Mendelian and molecular genetics. From the works of Gregor Mendel to the modern concepts that […]

MACH 155 CYLINDRICAL GRINDING

1.50 Credits, 36 Contacts
Modules will provide the student with information necessary for the development of the skills and abilities to effectively and efficiently set-up and operate cylindrical grinding machines to manufacture parts that meet […]

AUTO 250 INTRODUCTION TO TRANSMISSIONS

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
A study of drivelines, manual and automatic transmission theory of operation, diagnosis, testing, and repair procedures. Theory and diagnosis of computer-controlled transmissions will also be covered.
 
Prerequisite: AUTO 100 or permission from […]

ART 172 DIGITAL ILLUSTRATION

3 Credits, 4 Contacts
This course explores the basics of illustration using Adobe Illustrator and relevant computer hardware. Digital illustration will be used as a tool to create brochures, labels and packaging as well as […]

ALH 233 ADMINISTRATIVE II – ADVANCED MEDICAL OFFICE PROCEDURES

4 Credits, 5 Contacts
This course follows an introduction to office management and business administration of a medical office in Administrative I. The medical office finances are covered including: coding, diagnostic and procedural, billing of […]

ACCT 213 COST ACCOUNTING

3 Credits, 3 Contacts

A basic course in the theories and practices underlying the development of cost information for financial control and decision making. As manufacturing, service, and distribution establishments strive to enhance their profits […]

Transgender Policy – Policy 3.75

Transgender Policy
Policy 3.75

Glen Oaks Community College is committed to a College culture that respects and values all students and employees and fosters understanding of gender identity within the College community. All students and employees […]

Campus Security Policy 3.41

Campus Security
Policy 3.41
 

Report Procedures
When criminal actions, other emergencies or substantial rumors occur on the Glen Oaks campus, contact the President’s Office or designee at 467-9945, ext. 233 or 221. If additional assistance is […]

NUR 215 COMPLEX MEDICAL-SURGICAL NURSING

4 Credits, 10 Contacts
This course is designed to provide a more advanced integration of the pathophysiology of common conditions that affect adults. The student will be provided opportunities to utilize the nursing process in […]

ENG 226 CREATIVE WRITING II

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
A survey course in which students work to develop their command of language as a means of shaping and ordering their experience and ideas through creative writing focused on poetry and […]

CIS 172 LINUX OPERATING SYSTEMS

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
This course provides the skills and knowledge necessary to install, configure, and administer Linux desktop operating systems. This course introduces students to the basic skills used by all Linux distributions. Specifically, […]

Network Administration Technician Certificate

 
Network Administration plays a vital part in all companies from start-ups to the largest global players. Network Administration is a highly sought after skill that can provide students with job security and enhanced earning […]

WELD 170 FUNDAMENTALS OF WELDING

3 Credits, 4 Contacts
This course presents the fundamentals of oxyacetylene welding, brazing and cutting. An introduction to SMAW (Shielded Metal Arc Welding) Equipment and processes will be covered in the flat position. Safety precautions […]

BUS 200 PRINCIPLES OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
This course is designed to strengthen the entrepreneurial and management skills of those who are already in (or who may enter) business for themselves. This course uses small business case studies […]

BIO 230 MICROBIOLOGY

4 Credits, 6 Contacts
This is an introduction to general microbiology. Topics include general properties of bacteria, viruses and eukaryotic parasites, disinfection, sterilization, sources and means of infection, infectious diseases and immunity. This is a […]

MACH 160 TOOL AND CUTTER GRINDER

3 Credits, 72 Contacts
Modules will provide the student with information necessary for the development of skills and abilities to effectively and efficiently set-up and operate cutter grinding machines to sharpen and/or manufacture cutting tools […]

AUTO 251 MANUAL TRANSMISSIONS AND TRANSAXLES

4 Credits, 6 Contacts
This course provides students with skills to needed diagnose and repair manual transmissions/transaxles. Axle assemblies and all wheel manual drives will be covered. This is the second class intended to prepare […]

ART 210 LIFE DRAWING

3 Credits, 5 Contacts
This course focuses on drawing the human form from live models and the study of anatomy. The student will explore skeletal, muscular, and surface anatomy, as well as the essential aspects […]

ALH 235 Medical Assistant Clinical I

3 Credits, 5 Contacts
Medical Clinical I covers the responsibilities of the medical assistant in working with the physician in the medical office/clinic. These responsibilities include obtaining patient medical history; measuring vital signs; preparing the […]

Due Process Procedure Policy 3.43 SP

Due Process Procedure
Policy 3.43

Introduction

The fundamentals of Due Process shall be provided for students charged with violations of College codes, rules, regulations, policies or procedures. Responsibility for the disciplinary procedure shall rest with […]

NUR 216 LEADERSHIP IN NURSING

2 Credits, 8 Contacts
This course is designed to assist the student to develop beginning skills in assuming leadership for the direction of the care of small groups of clients. The student will be provided […]

ENG 233 CHILDREN’S LITERATURE

4 Credits, 4 Contacts
This course is an introduction to narrative, biographical, and nonfictional reading materials for children from preschool age to age twelve. The course is structured so that students will have an adequate […]

CIS 200 CONFIGURING WINDOWS DESKTOPS

3 Credits, 4 Contacts […]

Policy On Campus Unrest, Dissent, And Protest Policy 3.44

Policy On Campus Unrest, Dissent, And Protest
Policy 3.44
 

Glen Oaks Community College is categorically committed to the concept of individual and group freedom – so long as freedom of thought and/or action does not infringe […]

WELD 171 WELDING I

3 Credits, 4 Contacts
Instruction in SMAW as applied to ferrous metals and its effect on metals will be studied. Laboratory skill experiences on welding in the flat and horizontal positions will be stressed […]

BUS 205 BUSINESS STATISTICS

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
An introductory course emphasizing the statistical analysis of business and economic data and how this analysis aids in planning and controlling operations and in making sound business decisions.
 
Prerequisite: MATH 117 or […]

MACH 165 CNC PROGRAMMING AND MACHINING

6.25 Credits, 150 Contacts
Modules will provide the student with information necessary for the development of skills and abilities necessary to effectively and efficiently program, set-up and operate computer numerically controlled (CNC) machine tools to […]

BIO 275 BIOLOGY RESEARCH PROJECT

2 Credits, 2 Contacts
The Biology Research Project is a capstone experience in Biology for the student seeking an Associate of Science Degree. In this course the student will work with an instructor to design […]

AUTO 252 AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS AND TRANSAXLES

5 Credits, 6 Contacts
This course provides students with skills to needed to diagnose and repair automatic transmissions/transaxles. This class intended to prepare a student for Automatic Transmission and Transaxle certification tests.
 
Prerequisite: AUTO 100 and […]

ART 220 HISTORY OF ART I

4 Credits, 4 Contacts
This course is a historical survey of art from prehistory to the Renaissance. Art will be explored in the context of the culture in which it was created and the perspective […]

ALH 236 Medical Assisting Clinical II

3 Credits, 5 Contacts
Clinical II is a continuation of Clinical I. Following the Clinical II experience students will be able to administer various forms of medication, demonstrate proper technique for venipuncture for purpose of […]

ENG/HUM 234 WORLD MYTHOLOGIES

4 Credits, 4 Contacts
This course is intended to acquaint students with the myths, legends and folklore of a variety of world cultures, both ancient and modern. Special attention will be focused on the historical […]

Glen Oaks announces athletic academic awards

 
Twenty-one student-athletes from Glen Oaks Community College recently received Michigan Community College Athletic Association (MCCAA) and National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) academic awards. Students who received MCCAA Academic All-Conference completed at least 24 […]

CIS 214 PRESENTATION GRAPHICS & PUBLISHING (POWERPOINT/PUBLISHER)

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
This course will introduce students to basic concepts of design as they apply to presentations and documents. Major areas of study include layout of text and graphics for various applications, color […]

MATH 990 INDEPENDENT STUDY IN MATH

2 Credits, 2 Contacts
This course will cover selected topics from a wide range of mathematical areas. The emphasis will be on exploring new mathematics and developing mathematical research ideas and methods. Topics will vary […]

Firearms on Campus Policy 3.45

Firearms on Campus
Policy 3.45
 

Glen Oaks Community College, in its policy governing campus unrest, specifically prohibits firearms on campus.

The transport and use of any firearm on campus must be performed in accordance with the laws […]

WELD 172 WELDING II

3 Credits, 4 Contacts
Introduction in SMAW in the vertical position will be covered. Laboratory skill experiences including the open butt joint on steel will be covered.
 
Prerequisite: WELD 171

BUS 221 ADVANCED KEYBOARDING-LEGAL

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
A production keyboarding course for students who have elected to specialize in the legal office. Emphasis is placed on acquiring an employable timed writing speed and developing production techniques using word […]

MACH 170 MACHINE TOOL PROJECTS

5.58 Credits, 134 Contacts
Modules will provide the student with information and hands-on training necessary to effectively and efficiently set-up and operate machines to produce precision gauges, fixtures, tooling and other associated devises.
 
Prerequisite: None

BIO 990 BIOLOGICAL FIELD STUDIES

2 Credits, 2 Contacts
The course will offer students the opportunity to research a question or problem in the field of biology. The student will propose research ideas, design experiments and conduct research, and report […]

AUTO 255 AUTOMOTIVE ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS II

4 Credits, 7 Contacts
This course provides students the skills to diagnosis and repair electrical systems, circuits and components. The diagnosing and testing of automotive lighting systems will be covered. Students will learn to perform […]

SLS 100 COLLEGE AND LIFE STRATEGIES

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
This course is designed to help you create greater success in college and in life. This is achieved by helping students explore who they are, understand where they come from, […]

ART 221 HISTORY OF ART II

4 Credits, 4 Contacts
This course is a historical survey of art from the Renaissance to present day. Art will be explored in the context of the culture in which it was created and the […]

ALH 238 MEDICAL ASSISTANT PRACTICUM

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
The Medical Assistant practicum focuses first on the business/administration aspect within the clinical setting. It is intended to provide the student with experience in the work environment in the front office […]

CRJU/PHED 145 PHYSICAL FITNESS FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT

2 Credits, 3 Contacts
This course is intended to prepare students for the physical rigors of the Police Academy and physical challenges of a career in criminal justice. It includes an introduction to and practice […]

NUR 220 NURSING ROLE TRANSITION

2 Credits, 5 Contacts
This course supports the student through role transition to the registered nurse level of practice. Opportunities to learn and practice advanced nursing skills will be provided.
 
Prerequisite: Acceptance into Level II of […]

CIS 219 ADVANCED BASIC PROGRAMMING

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
This course is a continuation of CIS 117 Visual BASIC and will concentrate on the following areas of programming: Sequential Access files, menus, Dialog boxes, error trapping, Random Access files, Variable […]

Bulletin Board Policy Policy 3.46

Bulletin Board Policy
Policy 3.46
 

It is the general policy of Glen Oaks Community College to provide its buildings and provide information as a service to the community, employees and students. Some bulletin boards are for […]

WELD 173 WELDING III

3 Credits, 4 Contacts
GMAW and GTAW will be covered. Laboratory experience in the flat, horizontal, and vertical positions will be covered.
 
Prerequisite: None

BUS 222 ADVANCED KEYBOARDING – MEDICAL

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
A production keyboarding course for students who have elected to specialize in the medical office. Emphasis is placed on acquiring an employable times writing speed and developing production techniques using word […]

MACH 175 MASTERCAM

4.5 Credits, 108 Contacts
Modules will provide information necessary to effectively and efficiently work with CAD/CAM software.
 
Prerequisite: None

ART 231 SCULPTURE

3 Credits, 5 Contacts
This is an introductory course in sculpture which will explore the theories and concepts of three-dimensional art forms in space. Mechanical, structural and compositional principles will be studied. A variety of […]

ALH 240 INSURANCE CLAIMS PROCESSING

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
This course is designed to provide students information necessary to accurately complete insurance claims for facilities and physicians. Students will demonstrate their ability to apply diagnostic and procedural codes to […]

CIS 220 COMPUTER TECHNICIAN ESSENTIALS

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
The course will give students foundational knowledge of PC hardware, its maintenance, and repair. Students will learn to use, install, and configure current PC Operating systems and learn the fundamental principles […]

WELD 174 BUTT JOINT WELDING

3 Credits, 4 Contacts
Instruction in SMAW open butt joints in the flat, horizontal, and vertical positions in carbon steel will be covered.
 
Prerequisite: WELD 172

MACH 180 PLASMA CUTTER

1.84 Credits, 44 Contacts
Modules will provide students with the understanding and skills necessary as they relate to plasma and oxy-fuel metal cutting processes including CNC plasma oxy fuel cutting, CNC plasma machine components, CNC […]

BUS 250 PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
A study of the dynamic forces operating in the business activity known as marketing includes all business activities dealing with the distribution of goods from the time they leave the factory […]

ART 240 PAINTING

3 Credits, 5 Contacts
This is an introductory course in painting, which will prepare the student to realize visual observations and find personal expression through painting media. The class will explore oil, acrylic, watercolor and […]

ALH 250 MEDICAL LAW & BIOETHICS

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
This course is composed of two major components: bioethics and medical law and ethics. Bioethics is the study of the ethics of life (and death) and includes familiar topics such as […]

CIS 224 COMPUTER REPAIR ESSENTIALS

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
The course is a continuation of CIS 220 Computer Technician Essentials. Students will learn core advanced skills for installing, configuring, supporting and troubleshooting computer hardware and software. Computer networks and security […]

WELD 178 ADVANCED BUTT JOINT WELDING

3 Credits, 4 Contacts
This course will cover welding done with open butt joints with flat plate in the vertical and overhead positions. Use of carbon steel electrodes, and the SMAW process.
 
Prerequisite: Permission of […]

BUS 251 ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
This course examines individual, interpersonal, group and organizational processes. Students will discuss current theory, research and practice with regards to human behavior in the work place. Areas of concentration are goal […]

ART 241 PRINTMAKING: INTAGLIO AND RELIEF

3 Credits, 5 Contacts
This course is an introduction to the print techniques of etching, aquatint, dry point, woodcut, and linoleum cut. The student will have opportunity to prepare plates and blocks for printing. All […]

ALH 260 ADVANCED EKG INTERPRETATION

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
This course is designed to assist the student who has obtained competency in the basic techniques of EKG application and interpretation through other coursework or programs. Interpretation of dysrhythmias, EKG analyses […]

CIS 227 CONCEPTS OF SPREADSHEETS LEVEL I

2 Credits, 3 Contacts
This course is designed to teach students the basic concepts of spreadsheets using MS EXCEL. Students will learn through demonstration, hands-on activities and computerized testing simulations, all the skills necessary to […]

WELD 270 SHIELDED METAL ARC WELDING: UPHILL PIPE BASIC

3 Credits, 4 Contacts
Upon completion of this course the student should have acquired the necessary skills to enter Uphill Pipe Advanced.
 
Prerequisite: WELD 172

BUS 252 INTRODUCTION TO MANAGEMENT

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
The course is intended to give the business major an understanding of management concepts and activities. A study will be made of the following basic fundamentals: planning, organizing, leading and controlling. […]

ART 242 WATERCOLOR I

3 Credits, 5 Contacts
This course is a survey of the application, techniques, and limitations of watercolor as a representational painting medium. Students will experiment with a variety of traditional and contemporary watercolor processes. Included […]

TRAV 200 TRAVEL AND STUDY ABROAD

2 Credits, 2 contacts
This class provides students with an opportunity for hands-on participation in cultural studies through national and international travel. In order to receive credit, students must take part in a tour led […]

INTERNSHIP

A course designed to give on-the-job experience that is commensurate with the student’s career objectives. It is intended to provide the student with a practical, experiential learning situation in a supervised professional work environment. […]

ALH 280 CODING SPECIALIST – PHYSICIAN-BASED (CCS-P) PRACTICUM

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
The Coding Specialist – Physician-based (CCS-P) serves a key role in the medical office, clinic or hospital setting. CCS-Ps are coding practitioners who specialize in physician-based settings such as physician offices, […]

GEOL 145 PHYSICAL GEOLOGY

4 Credits, 5 Contacts
This course is a study of the rocks and minerals that make up the Earth along with the processes that form the Earth’s features and structure. Additionally, it will cover the […]

GEOG 142 PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY

4 Credits, 5 Contacts
An integrated study of the nature of man’s physical environment with emphasis on understanding the forces that create and shape our land forms. Lectures and laboratory experiences also include the study […]

GEN 102 COLLEGE AND LIFE STRATEGIES FOR GENERAL EDUCATION MAJORS

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
This course is designed for general education students at the college readiness level to explore the strategies and skills needed to make a successful transition into and through college, the workplace, […]

Chuck Frisbie joins Glen Oaks as Director of Institutional Innovation

Glen Oaks Community College has announced that Chuck Frisbie is the College’s new, part-time Director of Institutional Innovation.

Frisbie recently retired as the superintendent of Constantine Schools.  Prior to serving Constantine, he served as Superintendent […]

CIS 230 CONCEPTS OF SPREADSHEETS LEVEL II

2 Credits, 2 Contacts
This course is a continuation of CIS 227 designed to teach students advanced concepts of spreadsheet usage. Students will learn through demonstration, hands-on activities and computerized testing simulations, all the skills […]

WELD 271 ADVANCED SHIELDED METAL ARC WELDING: UPHILL PIPE ADVANCED,

3 Credits, 4 Contacts
Upon completion of this course the student should be able to perform production 2G, 5G, and 6G pipe welds.
 
Prerequisite: WELD 270

BUS 253 SUPERVISION

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
This course is an overview of basic leadership skills needed to effectively supervise people with emphasis on productive communications, human relations issues, and the supervisor’s role in employee recruitment, selection, training, […]

ART 243 WATERCOLOR II

3 Credits, 5 Contacts
This is an advanced course in the application, techniques, and limitations of watercolor as a representational painting medium. Students will further experiment with a variety of traditional and contemporary watercolor processes. […]

CRJU 218 SOCIAL JUSTICE

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
Exploration of job stresses and the social value and ethics of the criminal justice process.
 
Prerequisite: CRJU 110

CRJU 216 PROBATION & PAROLE

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
History and philosophy of probation, aftercare, and other community programs for juvenile and adult offenders; function and philosophy of parole, current laws, and case studies.
 
Prerequisite: CRJU 110

CRJU 214 PUBLIC SERVICE ADMINISTRATION

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
This course is designed to assist the learner in enhancing their perspective of the role, functions and purpose of the police organization and management structure. The intent of the course is […]

CRJU 212 COMMUNITY RELATIONS

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
Principles of community policing including youth-focused activities, community-based crime prevention, reorientation of patrol, police/public accountability, and decentralizing police decision making.
 
Prerequisite: CRJU 110

CRJU 211 PREVENTION OF CRIME & JUVENILE DELINQUENCY

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
Analysis of cause and control of crime as well as the problems of juvenile delinquency are studied – causation, control, juvenile courts, institutions, community resources, and federal and state programs.
 
Prerequisite: CRJU […]

CRJU 120 CRIMINOLOGY

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
The course is designed to study the nature and development of criminal behavior. Emphasis is placed on an examination of the leading theories concerning the causes of crime, nature of the […]

CRJU 114 INTRODUCTION TO CORRECTIONS

3 CREDITS, 3 CONTACTS
Overview of the criminal justice system’s history, development, and evolution including subsystems of police, courts, and corrections.
 
Prerequisite: None

CRJU 113 CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION

3 CREDITS, 3 CONTACTS
Reconstruction of the sequences of a criminal act, including searching, preserving, and evaluating physical evidence including interviewing witnesses and interrogating suspects.
 
Prerequisite: None

ALH 281 MEDICAL ADMINISTRATIVE SPECIALIST PRACTICUM

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
The Medical Administrative Specialist serves a key role in the medical office, clinic or hospital setting. This multi-skilled practitioner is competent in medical records management, insurance processing, coding and billing, management […]

CRJU 111 POLICE ADMINISTRATION

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
The course covers the basic functions of a police organization; management, communications, recruiting, training, public relations, and coordination.
 
Prerequisite: CRJU 110 or BUS 111 or ENG 121 concurrently

CRJU 110 INTRODUCTION TO LAW ENFORCEMENT

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
The problems of law enforcement in a democratic society are studied. The agencies involved in the administration of law enforcement – the legislature, the police, the prosecutor, the courts, and the […]

CIS 233 CONCEPTS OF WORD PROCESSING LEVEL I

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
Teaches students to create, edit and print documents using WORD, a word-processing program. Learn formatting techniques, using tables, creating multi-column documents, using graphics and more. This course covers the techniques needed […]

WELD 272 GAS TUNGS ARC WELD:PIPE/TUBING

3 Credits, 4 Contacts
Upon completion of this course the student should be able to perform process, pressure and nuclear piping welds.
Prerequisite: WELD 170 or WELD 173

BUS 255 BUSINESS LAW

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
An introduction to the fundamental principles of law which the prospective businessperson will encounter in his/her business activities. A presentation of laws pertaining to contracts, agencies and effects of the uniform […]

ART 244 OIL PAINTING I

3 Credits, 5 Contacts
This is an introductory course in oil painting which will examine the traditional oil painting techniques of imprimitura, under-painting, over- painting and glazing. Oil painting materials, pigments, and mediums will be […]

ANTH 201 INTRODUCTION TO CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY

4 Credits, 4 Contacts
This course is intended to introduce students to the field of anthropology and to provide them with an understanding of the theoretical perspectives and methodological strategies used in the study of […]

Sturgis Bank and Trust Company donates $45,000 to Glen Oaks Community College

Sturgis Bank and Trust Company has donated $45,000 to Glen Oaks Community College to be used toward the cost of a new high-tech digital entrance sign for the college.

“We are very appreciative of the […]

ALH 285 PHLEBOTOMY TECHNICIAN PRACTICUM

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
The Phlebotomy Technician Practicum focuses first on laboratory skills within the clinical setting. It is intended to provide the student with experience in the work environment in the laboratory of a […]

CIS 234 DATABASE APPLICATIONS (ACCESS)

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
This course will investigate concepts relating to the design and use of the rational window based software ACCESS. Students will study data structure, data editing, screen formatting, search queries, report writing […]

BUS 260 SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
Designed for small business managers, this course utilizes an analytical approach that embodies sound business principles. The course deals with sales, production, purchasing, personnel and finance. Also covered are the managerial […]

ART 245 OIL PAINTING II

3 Credits, 5 Contacts
This is an advanced course in oil painting which will further examine the traditional oil painting techniques of imprimatur, under-painting, over-painting, and glazing. Oil painting materials, pigments, and mediums will be […]

ALH 290 MEDICAL ASSISTANT CERTIFICATION EXAM REVIEW

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
This course is designed to review the entire Medical Assistant program in preparation for the National Certified Medical Assisting Examination.
 
Prerequisite: Completion of all courses in the Medical Assistant program, except ALH […]

CIS 236 CONCEPTS OF WORD PROCESSING LEVEL II (WORD)

2 Credits, 2 Contacts
This course is a continuation of EDP 233 designed to teach students the advanced concepts of word processing using MS WORD software. Students will learn through demonstration, hands-on activities and computerized […]

BUS 281 ACCOUNTING PRACTICUM

4 Credits, 4 Contacts
This class will prepare students for the Certified Bookkeeper (CB) Designation exam, which is nationally recognized test that assures the level of knowledge and skills needed to carry out all the […]

ART 246 PRINTMAKING: SILK SCREEN

3 Credits, 5 Contacts
This course is an introduction to silkscreen painting techniques. The student will have opportunity to prepare screens for printing using manual and light sensitive masking techniques. All aspects of the screen […]

CIS 240 INTRODUCTION TO NETWORKING

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
This course introduces the student to Local Area Networks (LANs), Wide Area Networks (WANs) concepts and topologies, as well as networking hardware, software, and protocols along with the skills necessary to […]

BUS 282 MARKETING PRACTICUM

4 Credits, 4 Contacts
This class is a capstone class in Marketing. It will prepare students in several areas of Marketing to include the following: Marketing Research, Social Media, Networking, Sales, and Career Development. The […]

ART 252 PASTEL I

3 Credits, 5 Contacts
This is an introductory course in pastel painting. The materials, pigments, and techniques of pastel will be explored in depth. The class will also cover the technique of making soft pastels […]

CIS 241 INSTALL AND CONFIGURE A WINDOWS NETWORK

3 Credits, 4 Contacts
This course will provide students with the fundamental skills to install and configure a Windows based server. Students will learn (through hands-on instruction) the various ways to deploy a […]

CIS 242 MANAGING & MAINTAINING A NETWORK SERVER (WINDOWS 2003/X)

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
This course introduces student to graphical tools and command-line utilities for installing, managing and maintaining a Windows 2003/X server. Students will learn the procedures to license, install, and configure Windows Server […]

CIS 243 ADMINISTRATING A WINDOWS SERVER

3 Credits, 4 Contacts
This course will provide hands-on instruction to demonstrate the ability to implement, administer, and troubleshoot information systems using […]

CIS 244 ADVANCED MANAGEMENT OF A WINDOWS NETWORK

3 Credits, 4 Contacts […]

BUS 283 MANAGEMENT PRACTICUM

4 Credits, 4 Contacts
This class will prepare students for the Foundations of Management (FoM) exam, which is a nationally recognized test designed for employees interested in transitioning to management or supervisory roles. This exam […]

CIS 245 NETWORK SECURITY

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
This course will give students fundamental knowledge and skills in system and computer network security. Students will learn about security threats and risks, and how to defend against them. Other topics […]

ART 253 PASTEL II

3 Credits, 5 Contacts
This is an advanced course in pastel painting. The materials, pigments, and techniques of pastel will be explored in depth. An emphasis will be placed on techniques for painting detailed realism.
 
Prerequisite: […]

CIS 246 ADVANCED DATABASE APPLICATIONS (ACCESS)

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
This course is a continuation of CIS 234 Database Applications (Access). The advanced course will cover topics similar to those in CIS 234, but at a higher level and in more […]

CIS 247 IMPLEMENTING AN ADVANCED SERVER INFRASTRUCTURE

3 Credits, 4 Contacts […]

CIS 248 COMPUTER NETWORKING CAPSTONE

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
This course serves as the capstone course for all computer networking students and will integrate all of the networking skills acquired throughout the computer networking degree program. In this course, […]

CIS 252 WEB PAGE DESIGN LEVEL I

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
This course is designed to teach students the basic concepts of Web Page creation using HTML programming language. Areas of concentration will be formatting of text, hypertext links, graphic and e-mail […]

CIS 253 WEB PAGE DESIGN LEVEL II

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
This course is a continuation of CIS 252. Students will learn to create more advanced web pages utilizing DHTML and MS Frontpage 2000. Areas of concentration will be, dynamic layout content, […]

CIS 254 WEB DESIGN AND PROGRAMMING LEVEL III

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
This course is a continuation of CIS 253. Students will use both VBscript and JavaScript to create dynamic web applications using client side and server side pages. Areas of study will […]

CIS 270 PC OPERATING SYSTEMS

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
This course will survey the current operating systems (OS) being used. The course will cover topics such as operating system theory, OS interfaces, installation and configuration, file structures, troubleshooting, and networking. […]

ART 260 ADVANCED PHOTOGRAPHY: COMMERCIAL AND FINE ART

3 Credits, 4 Contacts
This class will expand on the material covered in Beginning Photography and will give the student practical experience in portrait, product, and location photography with emphasis on professional photographic processes that […]

ART 271 GRAPHIC DESIGN INTERNSHIP

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
A course designed to give on-the-job experience that is commensurate with the student’s career objectives. It’s intended to provide the student with practical experience in a professional work environment. Internships […]

ART 274 TYPOGRAPHY

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
This course is designed to introduce students to the basics of typography and the use of type in graphic design and visual communication. The class covers type and the letterforms as […]

Glen Oaks Foundation Board has four new members

Centreville, MI – Four new directors have joined the Glen Oaks Community College Foundation Board and will begin their terms with the new academic year in July, 2016.

They are: Terry Conklin, superintendent, Burr Oak […]

ART 276 ADVERTISING DESIGN

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
This course is designed to give practical insight into the discipline of marketing and how it applies to the creative process within advertising agencies to create effective, integrated advertising campaigns for […]

ART/CIS 280 WEB DESIGN WITH ADOBE DREAMWEAVER

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
This course will give the students a solid understanding of web design principles using Adobe Dreamweaver. Students will learn and configure the Dreamweaver environment, and use Dreamweaver to plan, create, and […]

CIS 290 Capstone

2 Credits, 2 Contacts
This course serves as the capstone course for all computer support technician students and will integrate all of the support skills acquired throughout the computer support technician degree program. In this […]

ART 290 ART PORTFOLIO

2 Credits, 2 Contacts
This is a capstone course for the Associate of Arts in Visual Art degree. In this course the student will create a portfolio of their work in preparation for submission to […]

Glen Oaks President Devier receives high marks from board evaluation

The Glen Oaks Community College Board of Trustees provided Dr. David Devier, Glen Oaks president, with his annual evaluation during an executive session of the College’s June 8 board meeting.  The trustees were unanimous […]

Community Colleges: The Open Door to the Bachelor’s Degree

Community Colleges: The Open Door to the Bachelor’s Degree

A new research report from the Aspen Institute and the Community College Research Center entitled: “The Transfer Playbook: Essential Practices for Two and Four Year […]

Bill Furr

Bill’s Story
 

Bill Furr receives prestigious E. J. Shaheen Faculty award during 48th annual Glen Oaks commencement

Working as a business professor at a community college was probably not on Bill Furr’s radar early on in […]

Glen Oaks announces this year’s basketball summer camps

Glen Oaks announces this year’s basketball summer camps

Two camps will be ran in June. Camp One runs Monday, June 13 – Thursday, June 16 and Camp Two runs Monday, June 27 – Thursday, June […]

Bill Furr receives prestigious E. J. Shaheen Faculty award during 48th annual Glen Oaks commencement

Bill Furr receives prestigious E. J. Shaheen Faculty award during 48th annual Glen Oaks commencement

Working as a business professor at a community college was probably not on Bill Furr’s radar early on in his […]

Glen Oaks to hold 48th Annual Commencement Ceremony on Fri., May 6

Glen Oaks to hold 48th Annual Commencement Ceremony on Fri., May 6
 

Glen Oaks Community College will hold its 48th Annual Commencement Ceremony at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 6, in the Glen Oaks gymnasium. […]

College Council Meeting Minutes

2017-2018
07.13.17 College Council Retreat Minutes
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2016-2017
07.13.16 College Council Retreat Minutes
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Glen Oaks Board approves design and construction of on-campus student housing

Glen Oaks Board approves design and construction of on-campus student housing;
groundbreaking for 120-bed facility is expected in summer, pending USDA loan approval

The Glen Oaks Community College Board of Trustees voted to proceed with the […]

Glen Oaks Ben Fries honored nationally for PTK initiatives

Glen Oaks Ben Fries honored nationally for PTK initiatives

Glen Oaks advisor Ben Fries was one of fifteen Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) advisors honored with the Paragon Award for New Advisors, presented by PTK during […]

Over 50 employers to participate in St. Joseph County Job Fair – Thursday, April 21, at Glen Oaks

Over 50 employers to participate in St. Joseph County Job Fair – Thursday, April 21, at Glen Oaks

Over 50 area employers will participate in the largest job fair in St. Joseph County on Thursday, […]

Free training to enhance employable skills and address employer needs

Free Training to enhance employable skills and address employer needs

Three forces have joined together in St. Joseph County to offer a free two-week, career development training course designed to enhance a person’s skills for […]

  • Early Middle College
    Upwards of 60 students plan to participate in the new St. Joseph County Early Middle College program. From left at the SJC Early Middle College “Signing” night at Glen Oaks are Anita Lopez Schlabach, SJC EMC coordinator, Karin, Jakob, Hunter and Mark Zona. Jakob and Hunter are sophomores at Centreville High School who will be starting the program in which students attend an additional year (13th grade) to complete both high school and college program requirements simultaneously.

Early Middle College is officially launched in St. Joseph County

Early Middle College is officially launched in St. Joseph County 60 students to take advantage of new program offering free college credit

Whether one’s path is an associate degree, a certificate program, a career and […]

GOCC is authorized Pearson VUE test center

Glen Oaks Community College is authorized Pearson VUE test center

Glen Oaks Community College has a new option for those seeking a testing site for certification and professional licensure exams. The college is now an […]

Elayek and Ray are named 2016 Kristy’s Kids Memorial Scholarship recipients at Glen Oaks

Elayek and Ray are named 2016 Kristy’s Kids Memorial Scholarship recipients at Glen Oaks

Congratulations to Jennifer Elayek and Abby Ray on receiving the Kristy’s Kids Memorial Scholarship for Winter, 2016. The Kristy’s Kids Memorial […]

Cupp, Burger — named 2016 Athletic Hall of Fame inductees; ceremony to tak place Saturday at Glen Oaks gymnasium

Cupp, Burger—Named 2016 Athletic Hall of Fame inductees Ceremony to take place Saturday in Glen Oaks gymnasium

Phyllis Cupp, former Glen Oaks professor and director of the Fitness and Wellness Center, and Amie Burger, former […]

GOCC to host High School Options Information Sessions, Feb. 22 & 24

GOCC to host High School Options Information Sessions, Feb. 22 & 24

High School students and their parents or guardians are invited to learn about college credit options at one of two upcoming information sessions […]

Local grad is accepted in Cornell University honor society

Local graduate is accepted into Cornell University Honor Society

Glen Oaks and Centreville High School graduate Megumi Bower recently opened her mail from Baker Tower, her residence hall at Cornell University, to receive some really […]

GOCC and SJC Sherrif’s Office conduct joint disaster drill

Glen Oaks and SJC Sheriff’s Office conduct joint disaster drill

Representatives from Glen Oaks Community College and the St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Office conducted a joint emergency preparedness drill on Tuesday, Feb. 9, to provide […]

Glen Oaks announces Fall, 2015 scholars

Glen Oaks announces Fall 2015 scholars

Glen Oaks Community College announces its outstanding scholars for the Fall 2015 Semester. Students on the President’s Honor Roll achieved a grade point average of 3.75-4.0. Students on the […]

Glen Oaks reports enrollment increase for second straight semester

Glen Oaks reports enrollment increase for second straight semester

At a time when community colleges are facing enrollment declines nationwide, Glen Oaks Community College is reporting an enrollment increase for the second straight semester, representing […]

Glen Oaks Foundation seeks nominations for Teaching Excellence Award

Glen Oaks Foundation seeks nominations for Teaching Excellence Award

Current and former Glen Oaks Community College students, staff and community members are invited to nominate a full-time faculty member for the E. J. Shaheen Chair […]

Volleyball is returning to Glen Oaks

Volleyball is returning to Glen Oaks in the fall; Crofchick is selected as head coach
Tryouts to begin Saturday, Feb. 6

Glen Oaks Community College is adding women’s volleyball to its list of competitive sports where […]

Earn college credit for what you already know

Earn college credit for what you already know; prior learning assessment is new option at Glen Oaks

Beginning this semester, Glen Oaks Community College is offering students a new way to earn college credit based […]

Application open for 2016-17 Presidential and Dean’s Scholarships

Application open for 2016-2017 Presidential and Dean’s Scholarships at Glen Oaks Community College

Glen Oaks Community College is now accepting applications for the Presidential and Dean’s Scholarships for the 2016-2017 academic year.

To be eligible for […]

Start a career as a nurse aide

Start a career as a nurse aide, build skills, relationships and a career in healthcare

Glen Oaks Community College will be offering three Nurse Aide Training programs this semester to help meet the demand in […]

2016 – 17 Glen Oaks Community College Foundation Scholarship application now available

2016-17 Glen Oaks Community College Foundation Scholarship application now available

The Glen Oaks Community College Foundation is accepting scholarship applications from new and returning Glen Oaks students for the 2016-17 academic year.

Through philanthropic efforts of […]

Glen Oaks Can Make a Difference

Glen Oaks can make a difference

The State of Michigan’s educational attainment levels and what to do about them is once again called to question by yet another report. This report titled: “Reaching for Opportunity: […]

Life Care donates ambulance to benefit Glen Oaks students in emergency medical training classes

Life Care donates ambulance to benefit Glen Oaks students in emergency medical training classes
Glen Oaks Community College now has an ambulance on site that will assist students in emergency training, thanks to a donation […]

Glen Oaks Today – Dec. 2015

GLEN OAKS TODAY – DECEMBER, 2015

“Getting to Work”
The Center for Michigan recently published a report entitled, “Getting to Work: The Public’s Agenda for Improving Career Navigation, College Affordability, and Upward Mobility in Michigan.” The […]

Terry Conklin

Terry’s Story
 

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Jesse Whitley

Jesse’s Story
 

Watch Jesse’s Story below…

Pam Carrel

Pam’s Story
 

Glen Oaks names 2015 E. J. Shaheen recipient Pam Carrel, nursing instructor

When this year’s 2015-16 E. J. Shaheen recipient receives her award, one thing is certain, she has come full circle—as Glen Oaks […]

Michelle McNamara

Michelle’s Story
 

When this year’s E. J. Shaheen recipient took the stage – one thing is certain – she was no stranger to the podium. And she is no stranger to Glen Oaks.

Michelle McNamara, instructor […]

Glen Oaks Today – Sep. 2015

GLEN OAKS TODAY – September, 2015

What is the Value of College?

As you read all the print news reports and listen to all the TV news bites in recent times, it would seem that the […]

Glen Oaks Today – May 2015

GLEN OAKS TODAY – MAY, 2015

Your Community College
Each year millions of Americans of all ages and backgrounds are receiving a first -rate, affordable education that equips them with the skills to attain good paying […]

Glen Oaks Today – Jan. 2015

GLEN OAKS TODAY – January, 2015

Dual enrollment provides jumpstart for college
For a number of years, Glen Oaks Community College has offered dual enrollment opportunities to local high school students. This program allows students to […]

Glen Oaks Today – Nov/Dec 2014

GLEN OAKS TODAY – NOVEMBER/DECEMBER, 2014

Education changes lives: Scholarships make education possible

At Glen Oaks Community College, our mission is to provide the best learning environment possible for our students. The results are life
changing as […]

Glen Oaks Today – Oct 2014

GLEN OAKS TODAY – OCTOBER, 2014

Career Technical Education—the mission of Glen Oaks Community College
As Glen Oaks Community College enters its fiftieth-year of service to the greater St. Joseph County region, a review of its […]

Glen Oaks Today – Sep 2014

GLEN OAKS TODAY – SEPTEMBER, 2014

Glen Oaks receives reaffirmation of accreditation
I am pleased to announce the College has received notice of reaffirmation of accreditation from the Higher Learning Commission.

This accomplishment validates the work our […]

Glen Oaks Today – June 2014

GLEN OAKS TODAY – JUNE, 2014

The value of your community college
In 2014 the cost of attending college, depending on the institution of choice, has reached tenuous heights. There are stories in the news almost […]

Jacob Wilkins 2014

Jacob’s Story
 

With a cumulative grade-point average of 3.965, positive classroom performance and great personality, Jacob Wilkins received the President’s Award at the Glen Oaks Community College 2014 commencement ceremony. Wilkins graduated (May 2, 2014) […]

Megumi Bower 2014

Megumi’s Story
 

Glen Oaks and Centreville High School graduate Megumi Bower recently opened her mail from Baker Tower, her residence hall at Cornell University, to receive some really exciting news. Based on her academic achievements […]

Zack Blair 2014

Zach’s Story
 

Zackary Blair has come a long way in discovering his goals for the future since he first came to Glen Oaks Community College two years ago. Blair admits he wasn’t sure how higher […]

T.J. Reed 1999

T.J.’s Story
 

For many college graduates, there is a moment where they are able to look back, wherein their goals become clearer and some direction for the future is found. For T.J. Reed, that moment […]

Karvel Anderson 2009

Karvel’s Story
 

“I told him he can use his past as a crutch or to propel him into what he was meant to do… “In only a few words, GOCC Instructor Michelle McNamara aptly described […]

Anne McLeod 2013

Anne’s Story
 

When Anne McLeod graduated from Glen Oaks Community College with her Associate of General Studies degree earlier this month, she was in utter disbelief when GOCC President Gary Wheeler called her to the […]

Steve Ryno

Steve’s Story
 

Stephen Ryno, professor of communications at Glen Oaks Community College, had always thought about teaching at a college, but felt that he would need to enter the profession through teaching at the high […]

Raymond Borgert 2013

Raymond’s Story
 

When the 128 students walk the stage to receive their graduation diplomas at Glen Oaks Community College this Friday night, there is one determined person whose personal struggle, hard work, persistence and dedication […]

Glen Oaks Today – March 2014

GLEN OAKS TODAY – MARCH, 2014

Moving Forward
I am delighted to introduce myself as the new president of Glen Oaks Community College. Since beginning on January 21, I have had the opportunity to meet and […]

Glen Oaks Today – Feb 2014

GLEN OAKS TODAY – FEBRUARY, 2014

Meet Dr. David Devier – Glen Oaks eighth President
Glen Oaks Community College welcomes Dr. David Devier as the College’s eighth president who took office in mid-January.

A native of Ada, […]

Glen Oaks Today – Nov 2013

GLEN OAKS TODAY – NOVEMBER, 2013

GOCC to host “The Road to Andersonville” film—Dec. 5
November is Native American Heritage Month, and the College will host the award winning film “The Road to Andersonville” — the […]

Glen Oaks Today – Oct 2013

GLEN OAKS TODAY – OCTOBER, 2013

GOCC is highlighted in national report
I am pleased to share that Glen Oaks Community College is highlighted in a national report that identifies high-impact educational practices in community colleges.

The […]

Glen Oaks Today – Sept 2013

GLEN OAKS TODAY – SEPTEMBER, 2013

GOCC initiates One-Stop Shop New Student Orientation
In order to more efficiently and effectively assist new students, Glen Oaks Community College has initiated a new “One-Stop Shop” approach to help […]

Glen Oaks Today – Aug 2013

GLEN OAKS TODAY – AUGUST, 2013

New school year—new programs
As we near the start of the semester, we are excited to kick it off with the addition of three new associate degrees in the Visual […]

Glen Oaks Community College Friends and Alumni Update July 2013

Glen Oaks Community College Friends and Alumni Update
July 2013

 
Friends and Alumni of Glen Oaks Community College
Dear Friends and Alumni,
We hope you will enjoy our second edition of the Friends and Alumni Update Newsletter. […]

Glen Oaks Today – May 2013

GLEN OAKS TODAY – MAY, 2013

184 students receive degrees at spring commencement
Congratulations to all the graduates who received certificates and degrees at the 45th annual commencement ceremony.

I am pleased to announce that Anne […]

Glen Oaks Today – April 2013

GLEN OAKS TODAY – APRIL, 2013

Manufacturers gather to share ideas for workforce solutions
Glen Oaks Community College hosted a Manufacturing Forum Roundtable Discussion to provide an opportunity for manufacturers to share their “best practices” and […]

Glen Oaks Community College Friends and Alumni Update – March 2013

Glen Oaks Community College Friends and Alumni Update
March 2013

 
Friends and Alumni of Glen Oaks Community College
Dear Friends and Alumni,
We hope you enjoy the first edition of the Friends and Alumni Update Newsletter sent […]

Glen Oaks Today – Feb 2013

GLEN OAKS TODAY – FEBRUARY, 2013

Congratulations Vikings Western Conference Champs
A big congratulations to the Viking Men’s Basketball Team on winning the Western Conference Championship. The Vikings will compete in the state championship game against […]

Glen Oaks Today – Jan 2013

GLEN OAKS TODAY – JANUARY, 2013

I am pleased to introduce to you Glen Oaks Community College Today, a new monthly online publication which will highlight news, activities and events of the college.

We are committed […]