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Student Sucess Center

In the Student Success Center, we are committed to providing all students the opportunity to achieve academic success by providing a variety of services free of charge. Students can receive placement testing (ACCUPLACER) for admission purposes, tutoring, academic advising, test/quiz proctoring, disability counseling, career assessment, and success workshops.

The Student Success Center’s enhance the services already provided to our students. Many students need to increase their basic skills in math, reading, and writing while others may need substantial computer skills as well as upgrading their personal effectiveness skills including problem solving.

Educational Counselors in the Student Success Center help students in overcoming barriers to a successful completion of their college program. Student Success Centers are located on each campus and are staffed with qualified and friendly educational counselors.

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Welding Technology AAS

This concentration emphasizes the technical nomenclature, quality and skill development of pipe welding. It provides training and development of skills in steel pipe welding in the 2G, 3G, 5G and 6G positions using both Mig and Tig welding.

REQUIRED COURSES

Welding Technology

Total Degree Hours: 60-61

First Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

WELD 130

Fundamentals of Welding I

6

ENGL 107

Technical Writing and Communication

3

WELD 131

Oxyfuel/Plasma Cutting

3

WELD 120

Blueprint Reading I

3

 

Total Semester Hours

15

 

Second Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

WELD 104

Introduction to Welding/Fabrication

3

WELD 105L

Introduction to Welding/Fabrication Procedures.  Only required if a student tests into Math 092

1

WELD 230

Advanced SMAW

6

WELD 136

Gas Tungsten Arc I(MIG)

6

 

Total Semester Hours

15-16

 

Third Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

WELD 137

Pipe Welding I

5

COSC 101

Microsoft Office Applications

3

WELD 236

Gas Tungsten Arc II(TIG)

6

 

Total Semester Hours

   14

 

Fourth Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

PSYC 155

Interpersonal Communications and Group Dynamics

3

WELD 138

Pipe Welding II

5

WELD 280

Advanced Procedures

5

 

Restricted Elective- Choose From

3

HIST 101

Word Civilization

 

HIST 102

World Civilization

 

HIST 105

American History

 

HIST 106 American History     
 

Total Semester Hours

16

Evaluation Sheets

2015-2016

2014-2015

2013-2014

2012-2013

 

Hospitality and Tourism Management AAS

Hospitality and Tourism Management (AAS)

 

The growing field of tourism represents a promising area for career development. The Associate in Applied Science Degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management is designed for students seeking professional careers in tourism, recreation, hospitality, and leisure fields. This program prepares students for careers in national, state and local parks, resorts and recreation service companies, lodging and hospitality, restaurants and food service and public or private organizations that develop and promote the tourism industry. The curriculum is comprised of general education and business support courses, knowledge- and skill-based courses in marketing, hospitality, and tourism management. This combination of knowledge, experience, and skills will enable
the customer service oriented, hardworking graduate to perform with excellence in the expanding tourism industry.

REQUIRED COURSES

Hospitality

Total Degree Hours: 60

 

First Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

BUSN 100

Intro to Business

3

BUSN 130

MS Word & PP

3

ENGL 101

Composition

3

HOSP 100

Introduction to Hospitality Mgmt.

3

MATH 101 General Mathematics

3

   

3

 

Total Semester Hours

15

 

Second Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

HOSP 108

Lodging Management

3

ENGL 212

Technical Writing

3

MGMT 155 Supervisory Management & Team Leadership

3

PSYC 155

Interpersonal Relations & Group Dynamics

3

MRKT 121

Customer Contact Skills

3

 

Total Semester Hours

15

 

Third Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

HOSP 220

Managing Tourism Resources

3

HOSP 224

Tourism Motivation and Behavior

3

GEOG 150

Introduction to Geography

3

ACCT 201

Principles of Accounting I

3

HOSP 226 Inclusive Service & Recreation Tourism

3

 

Total Semester Hours

15

     

Fourth Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

HOSP 205

Conventions, Meeting, and Event Planning

3

HOSP 299

Hospitality & Tourism Policy & Strategy

3

COMM 208

Fundamentals of Public Speaking

3

HOSP 208

Hospitality Marketing

3

HOSP 245

Crisis Management

3

 

Total Semester Hours

15

Evaluation Sheet

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Paralegal Studies AAS

A legal assistant is a highly skilled paraprofessional with specialized training who works under the direct supervision of an attorney. Job responsibilities require knowledge of law and legal procedures in rendering direct assistance to lawyers and clients and include such tasks as client interviewing, case investigation, preparation of pleadings, and conduct of legal research. The Legal Assisting program was planned in accordance with the American Bar Association and the American Association for Paralegal Education guidelines.

The complexity of legal concepts and procedures requires a demanding curriculum. Upon successful completion of the program, graduates receive an Associate of Science Degree. Legal assisting courses are usually offered in the evening so those employed may have the opportunity to enter this degree program.

 

REQUIRED COURSES

Legal Assisting

Total Degree Hours: 60

First Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

COSC 101/BUSN 130

MS Office Applications or MS Word & PP

3

ENGL 101

Composition

3

LAST 104

Administrative Agency Advocacy

3

MATH 101

General Math (or higher)

3

LAST 105

Legal Terminology

 3
 

Total Semester Hours

15

 

Second Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

ADOF 243

Text Editing and Machine Transcription

3

LAST 202

Civil Litigation

3

ADOF 251

Office Administration and Practice

3

CRMJ 163

Criminal Law

3

CRMJ 232

Criminal Justice

 3
 

Total Semester Hours

15

 

Third Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

BUSN 210

Business Law and Legal Environment

3

 

Restricted Elective- Choose From

3

COMM 212

Interpersonal Communications

 

COMM 208

Fundamentals of Public Speaking

 

BUSN 232

Business and Prof. Communications

 

LAST 201

Introduction to Paralegal Studies

3

 

Restricted Elective - Choose From:

3

LAST 106

Law of Domestic Relations

 

LAST 208

Real Estate Law I

 

Elective

Social/Behavior Science/Foreign Language

3

 

Total Semester Hours

15

 

Fourth Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

LAST 203

Estate Planning and Probation

3

CRMJ 212

Legal Research & Methodology

3

LAST 210

Business Organization /Government

3

 

Restricted Elective: Choose From:

3

LAST 106

Law of Domestic Relations

 

LAST 208

Real Estate Law I

 

LAST 209

Real Estate Law II

 

Elective

Social/Behavior Science/Foreign

3

 

Total Semester Hours

15

Evaluation Sheet

2015-2016

2014-2015

2013-2014

2012-2013

 

 

 

 

Health Information Management AAS

This program prepares a student for a career in health information management.  An individual with this degree typically has responsibilities
that include: maintaining, compiling, analyzing and evaluating health data, controlling the use and release of health information, and supervising staff. Employment opportunities exist in hospitals, outpatient and ambulatory care facilities, physicians' offices, nursing homes and other long term care facilities, health insurance groups and companies as well as local, state and federal health agencies. The curriculum combines didactic courses on campus with clinical experience in selected health care facilities.

 

REQUIRED COURSES

Health Information Management

Total Degree Hours: 60

First Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

HLIT 101

Intro. Health Information Systems

3

COSC 101

Microsoft Office Applications

3

ENGL 101

Composition

3

BIOL 105

Intro Human Anatomy & Physiology

3

BIOL 106

Intro Human Anatomy & Physiology Lab

1

MAST 105

Medical Terminology

3

 

Total Semester Hours

16

 

Second Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

ENGL 102

Research

3

 

Or

 

ENGL 103

Technical Writing

 

MATH 101 or MATH 109

General Mathematics or Algebra

3

HLIT 112

Pharmacology for HLIT

3

MGMT 210

Principles of Management

3

HLIT 103

Legal Aspects of Health Information Technology

3

 

Total Semester Hours

15

 

Third Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

HLTH 209

Pathophysiology for HLIT

 

BICO 101

ICD-9-CM Coding

3

BICO 103

HCPCS Coding

3

SPCH 208

Fundamentals of Speech

3

HLIT 203

Introduction to Electronic Health Records

3

 

Total Semester Hours

14

 

Fourth Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

BICO 102

Medical Insurance and Billing

3

PSYC 103

General Psychology

3

BUSN 255

Microsoft Access

3

HLIT 220

Health Care Statistics, Quality Improvement

3

HLIT 210

Externship/ Practicum

3

 

Total Semester Hours

15

Evaluation Sheet

2015-2016

2014-2015

2013-2014

2012-2013

 

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