Courses

Social Diversity

This course provides a comparison of diverse roles, interests, opportunities, contributions, and experiences in social life. Topics include race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, class, and religion. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze how cultural and ethnic differences evolve and how they affect personality development, values, and tolerance. This course has been approved for  Read More

Literacy Development and Instruction

This course is designed to provide students with concepts and skills of literacy development, instructional methods/materials and assessment techniques needed to provide scientifically-based, systematic reading and writing instruction into educational practice. Topics include literacy concepts, reading and writing development, developmentally appropriate pedagogy, culturally-responsive instruction, standards-based outcomes, lesson planning, formative/summative assessment, recognizing reading difficulties, research based  Read More

Teaching and Learning for All

This course introduces students to knowledge, concepts, and best practices needed to provide developmentally appropriate, effective, inclusive, and culturally responsive educational experiences in the classroom. Topics include growth and development, learning theory, student motivation, teaching diverse learners, classroom management, inclusive environments, student-centered practices, instructional strategies, teaching methodologies, observation/assessment techniques, educational planning, reflective practice, collaboration, cultural  Read More

Web Design

This course introduces intermediate to advanced web design techniques. Topics include customer expectations, advanced markup language, multimedia technologies, usability and accessibility practices, and techniques for the evaluation of web design. Upon completion, students should be able to employ advanced design techniques to create high impact and highly functional web sites.

Comm. Paths & Placemaking

This course includes an overview of the role of walking, walkability, and site design for accessing outdoor recreation, economic, and public spaces within neighborhoods, towns and municipalities. Topics include urban and suburban planning techniques for analyzing walkability, outdoor recreation, asset-based development, and aesthetic design enhancements. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the benefits  Read More

Universal Trail Assessment

This course covers the Universal Trail Assessment Process (UTAP) and High Efficiency Trail Assessment Process (HETAP) to objectively document the actual conditions in outdoor, natural environments. Topics include the use of objective measurements, collection of trail data, dissemination of information to trail users, universal design, the Americans with Disabilities Act and related accessibility mandates that  Read More

Sustainable Trail Management, Assessment, Permitting, & Contracting

This course covers the different aspects of trail management, assessment, permitting, and contracting for sustainable and traditional natural surface trails. Topics include the assessment of trail condition, maintenance, safety, permit requirements and developing contracts for trail construction, maintenance, and management. Upon completion, students should be able to develop a trail assessment report that includes maintenance  Read More

Work Crew Leadership and Risk Management

This course covers the different management skills used to effectively lead and supervise park volunteers and trail workers. Topics include effective management skills including the safety, risk management and group dynamics of park volunteers and trail workers. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the knowledge, judgement, safety, risk management and supervisory skills necessary  Read More

Sustainable Trail Construction Techniques

This course covers sustainable trail construction techniques that minimize the effects of natural and user impacts on trails while enhancing the user experience. Emphasis is placed on the use of the appropriate tools used for the construction of sustainable trail structures and natural surfaces. Upon completion, students should be able to use a variety of  Read More

Introduction to Trails, Blueways, and Greenways

This course introduces the history, philosophy, and current trends in trail, blueway and greenway planning, development, and management. Topics include the history, traditions, and principles of sustainable trails, regional trail planning, traditional natural surface trails, blueways, greenways, partnerships, and the user experience. Upon completion, students should be able to clearly demonstrate the relevance of the  Read More

Regional Resilience

This course includes an overview of the different roles and strategies of government, nonprofit, and private enterprises to adjust and restore key services and functions during environmental acute or chronic crises. Topics include various levels of government and public services, regional collaborations, and best planning practices relative to environmental, social, and financial vulnerabilities. Upon completion,  Read More

Public Planning, Participation, & Community Engagement

This course provides an overview of the role of impacted populations on the public planning processes, historical examples, and examinations of contemporary participation issues. Topics include the different public planning participation approaches, a history of planning processes, and community engagement skill development. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the functions of public participation  Read More

Land Use Management, Assessment, Permitting, & Contracting

This course covers sustainable management, assessment, permitting, and contracting for land use projects. Topics include site analysis, project program description, determining permitting requirements for projects, and developing project contracts. Upon completion, students should be able to develop a project assessment report addressing existing environmental conditions and proposed improvements, permitting requirements, contracting and current topics in  Read More

Environmental Planning and Land Use

This course includes an overview of the role of planning in land use and environmental outcomes and an examination of contemporary public policy issues related to environmental systems. Topics include environmental planning, managing human and environment interactions, watersheds, resilience, conservation, habitats, hazard mitigation and smart growth management. Upon completion, students should be able to explain  Read More

Planning and Design Projects Visualization Techniques

This course introduces the basic skills and concepts of drafting, mapping, or graphical design necessary to complete trail layouts, landscape site plans, or topographical drawings. Topics include surveying the drafting and mapping of recreational site techniques including GIS, design software computer drafting, and hand drawing applications. Upon completion, students should be able to select and  Read More

Parks, Landscapes, and Trail Maintenance Techniques

This course covers park, recreation, and trail maintenance techniques for recreational land and sustainable, traditional natural surface trails using hand tools and mechanized equipment. Emphasis is placed on the use of the required tools used for the maintenance of recreational sites. Upon completion, students should be able to use a variety of hand tools and  Read More

Recreation Structures Construction Techniques

This course covers construction techniques used for parks and outdoor recreation structures and infrastructures. Emphasis is placed on the use of the required tools used for the construction of recreational structures. Upon completion, students should be able to use a variety of hand tools and mechanized equipment to construct or repair recreational structures and shelters.

Environmental Planning, Design, and Layout

This course covers planning, design, and layout of outdoor recreational and leisure infrastructure projects for multiple uses. Topics include desktop planning, field design and layout, and corridor and pin flagging of sites and trail plans. Upon completion, students should be able to read and utilize various types of maps and layouts for planning and design  Read More

Introduction to Environmental Planning and Development

This course introduces the history, philosophy, and current trends in environmental planning, development, and land use management. Topics include the history and principles of environmental planning, regional planning, natural systems, community partnerships, and local policies and procedures. Upon completion, students should be able to clearly articulate the key issues and background information in environmental planning  Read More

EMS Capstone

This course provides an opportunity to demonstrate problem-solving skills as a team leader in simulated patient scenarios and is required for paramedic certification. Emphasis is placed on critical thinking, integration of didactic and psychomotor skills, and effective performance in simulated emergency situations. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize and appropriately respond to a  Read More
Address

Rockingham Community College
215 Wrenn Memorial Rd.
Wentworth, NC 27375

Hours

Monday to Thursday:
8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am – 3:00 pm

Contact

336-342-4261
336-349-9986 (fax)
info@rockinghamcc.edu