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CATALOG PROVISIONS

Information contained in this catalog reflects the College operations at the time of publication. The College maintains the right to adjust operational parameters as necessary to efficient College management. Students must be familiar with the information in this catalog in order to avoid problems and complete their educational goal in a timely manner.

DISCLAIMER

The provisions and information set forth in this publication are intended to be informational and not contractual in nature. Thus, this publication is not intended, and shall not be construed, to constitute a contract between the Del Mar College District and any student, prospective student, agency of the local, state, or federal government, or any other person or legal entity of any and every nature whatsoever. Del Mar College hereby reserves and retains the right to amend, alter, change, delete, or modify any of the provisions of this publication at any time, and from time to time, without notice, in any manner that the Administration or the Board of Regents of Del Mar College deems to be in the best interest of Del Mar College.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION

Del Mar College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Educational Institution. The College takes affirmative action to endeavor that no person shall be denied the benefits of equal employment or be subjected to discrimination in employment or educational programs and activities of Del Mar College on the basis of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, disability, or any other constitutionally or statutorily impermissible reason.

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Del Mar College

2015-2016 CATALOG www.delmar.edu

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Campus maps are located in the back of this catalog.

2015-2016 Catalog

Volume 79 CONTENTS

Calendar..........................................................................................4 Telephone Directory..................................................................13 Introduction.................................................................................16 Getting Started.............................................................................21 Student Enrollment Center......................................................... 21 Veterans Services............................................................................28 Financial Aid............................................................................... 35 Achieving Success......................................................................61 Student Activities and Recognition...................................... 69 College Costs................................................................................73 Tuition................................................................................................ 73 Fees...................................................................................................... 74 Academic Policies...................................................................... 80 Assessment and Placement.................................................... 92 List of Advisors..............................................................................100 Student Rights, Responsibilities and Safety..................... 104 Student Records............................................................................104 Standards of Student Conduct................................................. 105 Immunization Policy.................................................................. 110 Meningitis Vaccination Requirement................................... 110 Parking..............................................................................................116 Planning your Academic Future......................................... 122 Student Right to Know Graduation and Transfer Rates.. 123 General Education Requirements........................................... 124 Core Curriculum Requirements.............................................. 125 Selecting a Program................................................................. 131 Degree and Certificate Programs.........................................141 Division of Arts and Sciences................................................... 142 Department of Art and Drama.............................................. 143 2


CONTENTS (CONTINUED) Department of Communications, Languages and Reading.............................................................................. 144 Department of English and Philosophy............................ 144 Department of Kinesiology.................................................... 144 Department of Mathematics................................................. 144 Department of Music............................................................... 145 Department of Natural Sciences.......................................... 147 Department of Social Sciences............................................. 148 Division of Business, Professional and Technology Education.............................................................. 150 Department of Allied Health.................................................. 152 Department of Business Administration.......................... 153 Department of Computer Science, Engineering and Advanced Technology................................................. 154 Department of Dental and Imaging Technology........... 156 Department of Human Sciences and Education........... 156 Department of Industrial Education................................... 157 Department of Nurse Education.......................................... 157 Department of Public Safety Education.............................161 Department of Technology Education.............................. 162 Degrees and Certificates................................................... 165-333 Course Descriptions............................................................... 334 Workforce Development and Strategic Initiatives......... 477 Strategic Planning/Assessment & Institutional Advancement................................................478 Workforce Development............................................................478 Career and Community Continuing Education................479 GED/ESL/ABE Instruction........................................................ 480 Health Care Programs................................................................ 480 Transportation Training Services........................................... 481 Business Services........................................................................ 482 Small Business Development Center................................... 482 Procurement Technical Assistance Center........................ 482 Board, Administration and Faculty..................................... 483 Index of Catalog....................................................................... 503 Index of Courses.......................................................................512 Campus Maps............................................................................515 3


ACADEMIC CALENDAR

2015-2016 Calendar See Web site (www.delmar.edu) to access the credit class schedule for admissions information and advising and registration dates.

Fall Semester 2015 [Continuous advising available starting on August 24 ; check with department for availability.]

August 2015 April 6-August 12......................Early Advising and On-campus and Online Registration for Fall Semester 2015 (15-weeks’ and 16-weeks’ Sessions), Rapid Track Session I, Rapid Track Session II, and 8-weeks’ Sessions closes on August 12 at 6:30 p.m. August 8........................................................... Viking Experience Student Orientation Session August 12............................Early Advising and On-campus and Online Registration for Fall Semester 2015 (15-weeks’ and 16-weeks’ Sessions), Rapid Track Session I, Rapid Track Session II, and 8-weeks’ Sessions closes at 6:30 p.m. August 12.......................Tuition Payment Deadline for Early Advising and On-campus and Online Registration for Fall Semester 2015 (15-weeks’ and 16-weeks’ Sessions), Rapid Track Session I, Rapid Track Session II, and 8-weeks’ Sessions closes at 6:30 p.m. August 14.............................................................................Summer Semester 2015 Graduation August 15-19............................................ Online Express Registration available on WebDMC beginning at 12:01 a.m. for Fall Semester 2015 (15-weeks’ and 16-weeks’ Sessions), Rapid Track Session I, Rapid Track Session II, and 8-weeks’ Sessions and closes on August 19 at 6:30 p.m. August 17...................................................................................Faculty Return Day/Convocation August 18.......................On-campus Express Registration available for Fall Semester 2015 (15-weeks’ and 16-weeks’ Sessions), Rapid Track Session I, Rapid Track Session II, and 8-weeks’ Sessions with extended hours at both East and West Campuses from 7:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. August 19.......................On-campus Express Registration available for Fall Semester 2015 (15-weeks’ and 16-weeks’ Sessions), Rapid Track Session I, Rapid Track Session II, and 8-weeks’ Sessions with extended hours at both East and West Campuses from 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. August 19............. Tuition Payment Deadline for On-campus Express Registration for Fall Semester 2015 (15-weeks’ and 16-weeks’ Sessions), Rapid Track Session I, Rapid Track Session II, and 8-weeks’ Sessions and Online Express Registration closes at 6:30 p.m. August 20...............................................................................................Faculty Development Day August 22...........On-campus Express Registration available on East and West Campuses from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for Fall Semester 2015 (15-weeks’ and 16-weeks’ Sessions), Rapid Track Session I, Rapid Track Session II, and 8-weeks’ Sessions August 22......................... Online Express Registration available on WebDMC beginning at 12:01 a.m. for Fall Semester 2015 (15-weeks’ and 16-weeks’ Sessions), Rapid Track Session I, Rapid Track Session II, and 8-weeks’ Sessions August 24..................................... Classes begin for Fall Semester 2015 (16-weeks’ Session), Rapid Track Session I, and 8-weeks’ Session I August 24-25.............................. On-campus and Online Schedule Changes ONLY for the Fall Semester 2015 (16-weeks’ Session), Rapid Track Session I, and

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ACADEMIC CALENDAR 8-weeks’ Session I available at East and West Campuses from 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and on WebDMC from 12:01 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and closes on August 25; Registration for Noncredit Continuing Education (Dual Enrollment in Credit Classes) continues August 24-October 12................Advising, Registration, and Tuition Payment Deadline for Rapid Track Session II closes on October 12 at 6:30 p.m. August 24-October 19................Advising, Registration, and Tuition Payment Deadline for 8-weeks’ Session II closes on October 19 at 6:30 p.m. August 25........................ Tuition Payment Deadline for On-Campus and Online Schedule Changes ONLY for Fall Semester 2015 (16-weeks’ Session), Rapid Track Session I, and 8-weeks’ Session I closes at 6:30 p.m. August 26-29.........Schedule Changes ONLY with Chair Approval for Fall Semester 2015 (16-weeks’ Session), Rapid Track Session I, and 8-weeks’ Session I August 31.................................................Classes begin for Fall Semester (15-weeks’ Session) August 31-September 1.... On-Campus and Online Schedule Changes ONLY for the Fall Semester 2015 (15-weeks’ Session) available at East and West Campuses from 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and on WebDMC from 12:01 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and closes on September 1

September 2015 September 1................... Tuition Payment Deadline for On-Campus and Online Schedule Changes ONLY for the Fall Semester 2015 (15-weeks’ Session) closes at 6:30 p.m. September 2-5.......................................... Schedule Changes ONLY with Chair Approval for Fall Semester 2015 (15-weeks’ Session) September 7........................................................................................................Labor Day Holiday September 28............................................. Last day to drop a class for Rapid Track Session I

October 2015 October 1............... Priority Deadline to Apply for Financial Aid for Spring Semester 2016; East Campus at 6:30 p.m./West Campus at 6 p.m. October 5...............................Last day of classes and final exams for Rapid Track Session I October 5......................................................... Last day to drop a class for 8-weeks’ Session I October 12............. Advising, Registration, and Tuition Payment Deadline for Rapid Track Session II closes at 6:30 p.m. October 12....................................................................Classes begin for Rapid Track Session II October 12-13.............On-campus and Online Schedule Changes ONLY for Rapid Track Session II available at East and West Campuses from 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and on WebDMC from 12:01 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and closes on October 13 October 13........................................Tuition Payment Deadline for On-Campus and Online Schedule Changes ONLY for Rapid Track Session II closes at 6:30 p.m. October 14-17.. Schedule Changes ONLY with Chair Approval for Rapid Track Session II October 15..................................Last day of classes and final exams for 8-weeks’ Session I October 15.................................... Deadline to Apply for Graduation for Fall Semester 2015 October 19.................. Advising, Registration, and Tuition Payment Deadline for 8-weeks’ Session II closes at 6:30 p.m. October 19........................................................................ Classes begin for 8-weeks’ Session II October 19-20..................On-campus and Online Schedule Changes ONLY for 8-weeks’

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ACADEMIC CALENDAR Session II available at East and West Campuses from 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and on WebDMC from 12:01 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and closes on October 20 October 20........................................Tuition Payment Deadline for On-campus and Online Schedule Changes ONLY for 8-weeks’ Session II closes at 6:30 p.m. October 21-24.......Schedule Changes ONLY with Chair Approval for 8-weeks’ Session II

November 2015 November 2-December 18............................... Early Advising and On-campus Registration for Spring Semester 2016 15-weeks’ and 16-weeks’ Sessions), Rapid Track Session III, Rapid Track Session IV, 8-weeks’ Sessions, and Maymester Session closes on December 18 at 12:30 p.m.; Online Registration will remain open through Winter Break and closes on January 4 November 16............................................. Last day to drop a class for Rapid Track Session II November 23....................... Last day of classes and final exams for Rapid Track Session II November 23.............................Last day to drop a class for Fall Semester 2015 (15-weeks’ and 16-weeks’ Sessions and 8-weeks’ Session II) November 25............................................... Last day of classes before Thanksgiving Holiday November 26-28...........................................................................................Thanksgiving Holiday November 30............................................................................... Classes Resume/Offices Open

December 2015 December 2......................................... Last day of classes for Fall Semester 2015 (15-weeks’ and 16-weeks’ Sessions) December 3-9..................................................Final exams for Fall Semester 2015 (15-weeks’ and 16-weeks’ Sessions) December 10............................. Last day of classes and final exams for 8-weeks’ Session II December 11................................................................................ Fall Semester 2015 Graduation December 18........................................................Offices close for Winter Break at 12:30 p.m. December 18........................................................ Early Advising and On-campus Registration for Spring Semester 2016 (15-weeks’ and 16-weeks’ Sessions), Rapid Track Session III, Rapid Track Session IV, 8-weeks’ Sessions, and Maymester Session closes at 12:30 p.m. December 19-January 4...................................Online Registration remains open for Spring Semester 2016 (15-weeks’ and 16-weeks’ Sessions), Rapid Track Session III, Rapid Track Session IV, 8-weeks’ Session, and Maymester Session and closes at 6:30 p.m. on January 4

Spring Semester 2016 [Continuous advising available starting on January 19 ; check with department for availability.]

January 2016 January 4............................................................................................................. DMC Offices open January 4............................................................Online Registration for Spring Semester 2016 (15-weeks’ and 16-weeks’ Sessions), Rapid Track Session III, Rapid Track Session IV, 8-weeks’ Session, and Maymester Session closes at 6:30 p.m.

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ACADEMIC CALENDAR January 4.............. Tuition Payment Deadline for Early and Online Registration for Spring Semester 2016 (15-weeks’ and 16-weeks’ Sessions), Rapid Track Session III, Rapid Track Session IV, 8-weeks’ Session, and Maymester Session closes at 6:30 p.m. January 8-13........ Online Express Registration available on WebDMC beginning at 12:01 a.m. for Spring Semester 2016 (15-weeks’ and 16-weeks’ Sessions), Rapid Track Session III, Rapid Track Session IV, 8-weeks’ Sessions, and Maymester Session and closes on January 13 at 6:30 p.m. January 9.........................................................................Viking Experience Orientation Session January 11..................................................................................Faculty Return Day/Convocation January 12...............On-campus Express Registration available for Spring Semester 2016 (15-weeks’ and 16-weeks’ Sessions), Rapid Track Session III, Rapid Track Session IV, 8-weeks’ Sessions, and Maymester Session with extended hours at both East and West Campuses from 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. January 13...............On-campus Express Registration available for Spring Semester 2016 (15-weeks’ and 16-weeks’ Sessions), Rapid Track Session III, Rapid Track Session IV, 8-weeks’ Sessions, and Maymester Session with extended hours at both East and West Campuses from 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. January 13.................. Tuition Payment Deadline for On-campus Express Registration for Spring Semester 2016 (15-weeks’ and 16-weeks’ Sessions), Rapid Track Session III, Rapid Track Session IV, 8-weeks’ Sessions, and Maymester Session and Online Express Registration closes at 6:30 p.m. January 14..............................................................................................Faculty Development Day January 16...............On-campus Express Registration available for Spring Semester 2016 (15-weeks’ and 16-weeks’ Sessions), Rapid Track Session III, Rapid Track Session IV, 8-weeks’ Sessions, and Maymester Session at both East and West Campuses from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. January 16............................Online Express Registration available on WebDMC beginning at 12:01 a.m. for Spring Semester 2016 (15-weeks’ and 16-weeks’ Sessions), Rapid Track Session III, Rapid Track Session IV, 8-weeks’ Sessions, and Maymester Session January 18............................................................................................ Martin Luther King Holiday January 19............................. Classes begin for Spring Semester 2016 (16-weeks’ Session), Rapid Track Session III, and 8-weeks’ Session I January 19-20.....................................On-campus and Online Schedule Changes ONLY for the Spring Semester 2016 (16-weeks’ Session), Rapid Track Session III, and 8-weeks’ Session I available at East and West Campuses from 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and on WebDMC from 12:01 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. on January 20; Registration for Noncredit Continuing Education (Dual Enrollment in Credit Classes) continues January 19-March 7........ Advising, Registration, and Tuition Payment Deadline for Rapid Track Session IV closes on March 7 at 6:30 p.m. January 19-March 21........................ Advising, Registration, and Tuition Payment Deadline for 8-weeks’ Session II closes on March 21 at 6:30 p.m. January 19-May 12......................Advising, Registration, and Tuition Payment Deadline for Maymester Session closes on May 12 at 6:30 p.m. January 20..... Tuition Payment Deadline for Spring Semester 2016 (16-weeks’ Session), Rapid Track Session III, and 8-weeks’ Session I closes at 6:30 p.m. January 21-23............................... Schedule Changes ONLY with Chair Approval for Spring Semester 2016 (16-weeks’ Session), Rapid Track Session III, and 8-weeks’ Session I January 25.............................. Classes begin for Spring Semester 2016 (15-weeks’ Session)

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ACADEMIC CALENDAR January 25-26....................................On-campus and Online Schedule Changes ONLY for Spring Semester 2016 (15-weeks’ Session) available at East and West Campuses from 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and on WebDMC from 12:01 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. on January 26 January 26........Tuition Payment Deadline for Spring Semester 2016 (15-weeks’ Session) closes at 6:30 p.m. January 27-30........................................... Schedule Changes ONLY with Chair Approval for Spring Semester 2016 (15-weeks’ Session)

February 2016 February 15.......................................Priority Deadline to Apply for Financial Aid for Summer Semester 2016; East Campus at 6:30 p.m./West Campus at 6 p.m. February 22............................................... Last day to drop a class for Rapid Track Session III February 29..............................Deadline to apply for Graduation for Spring Semester 2016 February 29.......................... Last day of classes and final exams for Rapid Track Session III February 29...................................................... Last day to drop a class for 8-weeks’ Session I

March 2016 March 7........................................................................ Classes begin for Rapid Track Session IV March 7.......................................... Advising, Registration, and Tuition Payment Deadline for Rapid Track IV closes at 6:30 p.m. March 7-8........................................... On-Campus and Online Schedule Changes ONLY for Rapid Track Session IV available at East and West Campuses from 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and on WebDMC from 12:01 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. on March 8 March 8....Tuition Payment Deadline for On-campus and Online Schedule Changes for Rapid Track Session IV closes at 6:30 p.m. March 9-12...... Schedule Changes ONLY with Chair Approval for Rapid Track Session IV March 10...................................... Last day of classes and final exams for 8-weeks’ Session I March 12.........................................................................Last day of classes before Spring Break March 14-19.................................................................................................................... Spring Break March 21........................................................................................ Classes Resume/Offices Open March 21.............................................................................Classes begin for 8-weeks’ Session II March 21...................... Advising, Registration, and Tuition Payment Deadline for 8-weeks’ . Session II closes at 6:30 p.m. March 21-22......................On-campus and Online Schedule Changes ONLY for 8-weeks’ Session II available at East and West Campuses from 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and on WebDMC from 12:01 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and closes on March 22 March 22.......................... Tuition Payment Deadline for On-campus and Online Schedule Changes for 8-weeks’ Session II closes at 6:30 p.m. March 23-26..........Schedule Changes ONLY with Chair Approval for 8-weeks’ Session II

April 2016 April 4-May 24............. Early Advising and Registration for Summer Semester I (5-weeks’, 6-weeks’, 9-weeks’, 10-weeks’, and 12-weeks’ Sessions) closes on May 24 at 6:30 p.m. April 4-July 6................ Early Advising and Registration for Summer Semester II (5-weeks’ and 6-weeks’ Sessions) closes on July 6 at 6:30 p.m.

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ACADEMIC CALENDAR April 4-August 17............................... Early Advising and Registration for Fall Semester 2016 closes on August 17 at 6:30 p.m. April 18........................................................ Last day to drop a class for Rapid Track Session IV April 25........................................................Last day to drop a class for Spring Semester 2016 (15-weeks’ and 16-weeks’ Sessions) April 25..................................Last day of classes and final exams for Rapid Track Session IV April 30............................................... Deadline to Apply for Foundation Scholarships for the 2016-2017 Academic Year

May 2016 May 2...........................................................Priority Deadline to Apply for Financial Aid for the 2016-2017 Academic Year May 2................................................................ Last day to drop a class for 8-weeks’ Session II May 4............................................... Last day of classes for Spring Semester 2016 (15-weeks’ and 16-weeks’ Sessions) May 5-11.......................................................Final exams for Spring Semester 2016 (15-weeks’ and 16-weeks’ Sessions) May 11.......................................... Last day of classes and final exams for 8-weeks’ Session II May 12................................................................................Classes begin for Maymester Session May 12...................................................Advising, Registration, and Tuition Payment Deadline for Maymester Session closes at 6:30 p.m. May 13...................................................................................... Spring Semester 2016 Graduation May 19..............................................................Last day to drop a class for Maymester Session May 24.................On-campus and Online Registration for Summer Semester I (5-weeks’, 6-weeks’, 9-weeks’, 10-weeks’, and 12-weeks’ Sessions) available at both East and West Campuses from 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and on WebDMC from 12:01 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. May 24......................... Tuition Payment Deadline for On-campus and Online Registration for Summer Semester I (5-weeks’, 6-weeks’, 9-weeks’, 10-weeks’, and 12-weeks’ Sessions) closes at 6:30 p.m. May 27........................................ Last day of classes and final exams for Maymester Session May 28......................... Online Registration available on WebDMC beginning at 12:01 a.m. for Summer Semester I (5-weeks’, 6-weeks’, 9-weeks’, 10-weeks’ and 12-weeks’ Sessions) May 30............................................................................................................Memorial Day Holiday May 31..............Classes begin for Summer Semester I (6-weeks’ and 12-weeks’ Sessions) May 31-June 1...................................................... On-campus and Online Schedule Changes ONLY for Summer Semester I (6-weeks’ and 12-weeks’ Sessions) available at both East and West Campuses from 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and on WebDMC from 12:01 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and closes on June 1; Registration for Noncredit Continuing Education (Dual Enrollment in Credit Classes) continues

June 2016 June 1.......................... Tuition Payment Deadline for On-campus and Online Registration for Summer Semester I (6-weeks’ and 12-weeks’ Sessions) closes at 6:30 p.m. June 2-4................Schedule Changes ONLY with Chair Approval for Summer Semester I (6-weeks’ and 12-weeks’ Sessions)

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ACADEMIC CALENDAR June 6........................................ Classes begin for Summer Semester I (5-weeks’, 9-weeks’, and 10-weeks’ Sessions) June 6-7...............................................On-campus and Online Schedule Changes ONLY for Summer Semester I (5-weeks’, 9-weeks’, and 10-weeks’ Sessions) available at both East and West Campuses from 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and on WebDMC from 12:01 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and closes on June 7 June 7............................... Tuition Payment Deadline for On-campus and Online Schedule Changes for Summer Semester I (5-weeks’, 9-weeks’, and 10-weeks’ Sessions) closes at 6:30 p.m. June 8-11..............Schedule Changes ONLY with Chair Approval for Summer Semester I (5-weeks’, 9-weeks’, and 10-weeks’ Sessions) June 27...........................................................Last day to drop a class for Summer Semester I (5-weeks’ and 6-weeks’ Sessions) June 30................................ Deadline to Apply for Graduation for Summer Semester 2016

July 2016 July 4.................................................................................................... Independence Day Holiday July 4..................................................Online Registration remains available on WebDMC for Summer Semester II (5-weeks’ and 6-weeks’ Sessions) July 6........ Last day of classes for Summer Semester I (5-weeks’ and 6-weeks’ Sessions) July 6..................................... On-campus and Online Registration for Summer Semester II (5-weeks’ and 6-weeks’ Sessions ) available at both East and West Campuses from 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and on WebDMC from 12:01 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. July 6........................... Tuition Payment Deadline for On-campus and Online Registration for Summer Semester II (5-weeks’ and 6-weeks’ Sessions) closes at 6:30 p.m. July 7-8.................. Final exams for Summer Semester I (5-weeks’ and 6-weeks’ Sessions) July 9........................... Online Registration available on WebDMC beginning at 12:01 a.m. for Summer Semester II (5-weeks’ and 6-weeks’ Sessions) July 11........................................... Classes begin for Summer Semester II (6-weeks’ Session) July 11-12........................... On-campus and Online Schedule Changes ONLY for Summer Semester II (6-weeks’ Session) available at both East and West Campuses from 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and on WebDMC from 12:01 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and closes on July 12; Registration for Noncredit Continuing Education (Dual Enrollment in Credit Classes) continues July 12......Tuition Payment Deadline for On-campus and Online Schedule Changes for Summer Semester II (6-weeks’ Session) closes at 6:30 p.m. July 13-16...........................................................Schedule Changes ONLY with Chair Approval for Summer Semester II (6-weeks’ Session) July 16......................... Online Registration available on WebDMC beginning at 12:01 a.m. for Summer Semester II (5-weeks’ Session) July 18.......................................... Classes begin for Summer Semester II (5-weeks’ Session) July 18-19.......................... On-campus and Online Schedule Changes ONLY for Summer Semester II (5-weeks’ Session) available at both East and West Campuses from 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and on WebDMC from 12:01 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and closes on July 19 July 19......Tuition Payment Deadline for On-campus and Online Schedule Changes for Summer Semester II (5-weeks’ Session) closes at 6:30 p.m. July 20-23............Schedule Changes ONLY with Chair Approval for Summer Semester II (5-weeks’ Session)

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ACADEMIC CALENDAR July 25.........................Last day to drop a class for Summer Semester I (9-weeks’ Session)

August 2016 August 1.........Last day to drop a class for Summer Semester I (10-weeks’ and 12-weeks’ Sessions) and Summer Semester II (5-weeks’ and 6-weeks’ Sessions) August 5............................... Last day of classes for Summer Semester I (9-weeks’ Session) August 6........................................................... Viking Experience Student Orientation Session August 8-9........................................ Final exams for Summer Semester I (9-weeks’ Session) August 12........................... Last day of classes for Summer Semester I (10-weeks’ Session) August 15-16.................................. Final exams for Summer Semester I (10-weeks’ Session) August 16........................... Last day of classes for Summer Semester I (12-weeks’ Session) and Summer Semester II (5-weeks’ and 6-weeks’ Sessions) August 17-18.................................. Final exams for Summer Semester I (12-weeks’ Session) and Summer Semester II (5-weeks’ and 6-weeks’ Sessions) August 17.........Early Advising and On-campus and Online Registration for Fall Semester 2016 (15-weeks’ and 16-weeks’ Sessions), Rapid Track Session I, Rapid Track Session II, and 8-weeks’ Sessions closes at 6:30 p.m. August 17.........Tuition Payment Deadline for Early Advising and On-campus and Online Registration for Fall Semester 2016 (15-weeks’ and 16-weeks’ Sessions), Rapid Track Session I, Rapid Track Session II, and 8-weeks’ Sessions closes at 6:30 p.m. August 19.............................................................................Summer Semester 2016 Graduation August 20-24........................................... Online Express Registration available on WebDMC beginning at 12:01 a.m. for Fall Semester 2016 (15-weeks’ and 16-weeks’ Sessions), Rapid Track Session I, Rapid Track Session II, and 8-weeks’ Sessions and closes on August 24 at 6:30 p.m. August 22...................................................................................Faculty Return Day/Convocation August 23.......................On-campus Express Registration available for Fall Semester 2016 (15-weeks’ and 16-weeks’ Sessions), Rapid Track Session I, Rapid Track Session II, and 8-weeks’ Sessions with extended hours at both East and West Campuses from 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. August 24.......................On-campus Express Registration available for Fall Semester 2016 (15-weeks’ and 16-weeks’ Sessions), Rapid Track Session I, Rapid Track Session II, and 8-weeks’ Sessions with extended hours at both East and West Campuses from 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. August 24............. Tuition Payment Deadline for On-campus Express Registration for Fall Semester 2016 (15-weeks’ and 16-weeks’ Sessions), Rapid Track Session I, Rapid Track II, and 8-weeks’ Sessions and Online Express Registration closes at 6:30 p.m. August 25................................................................................................Faculty Development Day August 27................................ On-campus Express Registration available on East and West Campuses from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for Fall Semester 2016 (15-weeks’ and 16-weeks’ Sessions), Rapid Track Session I, Rapid Track Session II, and 8-weeks’ Sessions August 27.................................................. Online Express Registration available on WebDMC beginning at 12:01 a.m. for Fall Semester 2016 (15-weeks’ and 16-weeks’ Sessions), Rapid Track Session I, Rapid Track Session II, and 8-weeks’ Sessions August 29............. Classes begin for Fall Semester 2016 (16-weeks’ Session), Rapid Track Session I, and 8-weeks’ Session I August 29-30.............................. On-campus and Online Schedule Changes ONLY for the Fall Semester 2016 (15-weeks’ and 16-weeks’ Sessions), Rapid Track Session I,

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ACADEMIC CALENDAR and 8-weeks’ Session I available at East and West Campuses from 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and on WebDMC from 12:01 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and closes on August 30; Registration for Noncredit Continuing Education (Dual Enrollment in Credit Classes) continues August 29-October 10... Advising, Registration, and Tuition Payment Deadline for Rapid Track Session II closes on October 10 at 6:30 p.m. August 29-October 17................ Advising, Registration, and Tuition Payment Deadline for 8-weeks’ Session II closes on October 19 at 6:30 p.m. August 30..... Tuition Payment Deadline for On-Campus and Online Schedule Changes for Fall Semester 2016 (15-weeks’ and 16-weeks’ Sessions), Rapid Track Session I, and 8-weeks’ Session I closes at 6:30 p.m. August 31-September 1................................................................................................ On-Campus and Online Schedule Changes ONLY for the Fall Semester 2015 (15-weeks’ Session) available at East and West Campuses from 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and on WebDMC from 12:01 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and closes on September 1 August 31-September 3.......................... Schedule Changes ONLY with Chair Approval for Fall Semester 2016 (15-weeks’ and 16-weeks’ Sessions), Rapid Track Session I, and 8-weeks’ Session I

September 2016 September 5........................................................................................................Labor Day Holiday September 6................................ Classes begin for Fall Semester 2016 (15-weeks’ Session)

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TELEPHONE DIRECTORY

Telephone Directory All numbers are area code 361. For Registration Information 698-1970 1-800-652-3357 (for out of town) • Advisors (See the Advising section of this Catalog for a list of advisor phone numbers.) • Campus Events Hotline (recorded information on Del Mar-sponsored events) 698-1600 Cashier/Business Office • East Campus 698-1050 • West Campus 698-1746 Student Services • Dean of Student Outreach and Enrollment Services 698-2474 • Outreach and Recruitment 698-2473 • Registrar • East Campus 698-1255 • West Campus 698-1738 • Student Enrollment Center • Admissions (if calling from out of town) 1-800-652-3357 • Admissions East Campus 698-1290 • Advising East Campus (Liberal Arts and Undeclared) 698-1290 • Admissions West Campus 698-1741 • Advising West Campus (Liberal Arts and Undeclared) 698-1741 • Northwest Center 698-2450 • Testing Center 698-1645 • Financial Aid • East Campus 698-1293 • West Campus 698-1726 • Disability Services • East Campus 698-1298 • Foghorn (Student Newspaper) 698-1246 • Dean of Student Engagement and Retention 698-1277 • Dean of Student Outreach and Enrollment Services 698-2474 • Intramural Recreational Sports 698-1337 • Outreach and Recruitment 698-1290 • Retention Services • East Campus 698-1285 and 698-1971 • West Campus 698-1861 • Counseling Center 698-1586 • Student Leadership and Campus Life 698-1279 • Student Success Center 698-2265 • Scholarships Office of Development, Foundation and the Alumni Association 698-1033 • Title V 698-2682 • TRiO Student Support Services • East Campus 698-1589 • West Campus 698-1894 • Tutoring Services • East Campus 698-2267 • West Campus 698-1893 13


TELEPHONE DIRECTORY • Veterans Services • East Campus 698-1250 • West Campus 698-1876 Division of Arts and Sciences • Dean of Arts and Sciences 698-1218 • Art and Drama Chairperson 698-1216 • Communications, Languages and Reading Chairperson 698-1534 • English and Philosophy Chairperson 698-1234 • Kinesiology Chairperson 698-1334 • Mathematics Chairperson 698-1238 • Music Chairperson 698-1211 • Natural Sciences Chairperson 698-1240 • Social Sciences Chairperson 698-1228 Division of Business, Professional and Technology Education • Dean of Business, Professional and Technology Education 698-1700 • Allied Health Chairperson 698-2820 • Business Administration Chairperson 698-1372 • Computer Science, Engineering and Advanced Technology Chairperson 698-1299 • Dental and Imaging Technology Chairperson 698-2858 • Human Sciences and Education Chairperson 698-2809 • Industrial Education Chairperson 698-1701 • Nurse Education Chairperson 698-2860 • Public Safety Education Chairperson 698-1724 • Specialized Law Enforcement Training Director 698-1706 • Technology Education Chairperson 698-1701 Division of Strategic Planning and Workforce Initiatives • Career and Community Education 698-2122 Career Training Children and Youth Computer Training Health Care Programs Job Preparation Personal Enrichment Real Estate Registration 698-1328 GED Test Preparation Classes 698-1756 ESL Hotline 698-1824 Center for Economic Development - Building Reservations 698-2402 • Off-Campus Programs 698-2404 • Strategic Planning/Assessment and Institutional Research 698-1207 • Workforce Programs 698-2408 Corporate Services 698-2408 Transportation Training 698-2707 Small Business Development Center 698-1021 Learning Resources/Library • Director of Libraries 698-1308 • Library, East Campus 698-1308, West Campus 698-1754 Distance Learning and Instructional Technology • E-Learning Services 698-1312 Early College Programs • Dual Credit 698-1634 14


TELEPHONE DIRECTORY • Collegiate High School 698-2425 Administration • President 698-1203 • Provost and Vice President of Instruction and Student Services 698-1205 • Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Operations 698-1259 Campus Operator (for numbers not listed) 698-1200 Campus Security • Emergency 698-1199 • Environmental, Health, Safety and Risk Management Office 698-1641

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ACCREDITATION

2015-2016 Catalog

Volume 79

Accreditation

Del Mar College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award certificates and associate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call (404) 679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Del Mar College.

Program Accreditation

Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education of the American Occupational Therapy Association (Occupational Therapy Assistant) Accreditation Review Committee on Education in Surgical Technology (Surgical Technology) American Culinary Federation Education Foundation Accrediting Commission (Baking and Pastry and Culinary arts) American Society of Health System Pharmacists Commission on Credentialing (Pharmacy Technician) Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), (Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Echocardiography, Respiratory Therapy) Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIM), (Health Information Technology) Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education of the American Physical Therapy Association (Physical Therapist Assistant) Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association (Dental Assisting, Dental Hygiene) Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (Respiratory Therapy) Joint Review Committee on Education for Radiologic Technology (Radiologic Technology) Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Echocardiography) Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology (JRCNMT) (Nuclear Medicine Technology) National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (Medical Lab Technology) National Association of Schools of Art and Design (Art) National Association of Schools of Music (Music) National Association of Schools of Theatre (Drama) National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (Registered Nurse Education)

Certifications and Approvals

Federal Aviation Administration (Aviation Maintenance – Airframe & Powerplant) National Association for Developmental Education (English and Reading)

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ACCREDITATION National Association for the Education of Young Children (Center for Early Learning) Texas Board of Nursing (Registered Nurse Education) Texas Commission on Fire Protection (Fire Science) Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education (Law Enforcement) Texas Department of Aging and Disabilities Services (Long-Term Care Nursing Home Administrator) Texas Department of State Health Services (Emergency Medical Services) Texas Education Agency (Adult Basic Education) Texas Veterans Commission (Veterans Services) Any student, prospective student, agency of the local, state or federal government or any other person or legal entity wishing to examine these documents may contact the Office of the Provost and Vice President of Instruction and Student Services at Del Mar College for direction.

Institutional Membership

Associated Collegiate Press (ACP) Broadcast Education Association (BEA) Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) National Association of Schools of Art and Design Texas Educational Theatre Association Texas Association of Broadcast Educators (TABE) Texas Intercollegiate Press Association (TIPA)

History

Del Mar College was founded in 1935, under the control of the Board of Trustees of the Corpus Christi Independent School District, to provide two years of post-secondary education. In 1951, the College became an independent political subdivision, legally Corpus Christi Junior College District. In 1999, the Board of Regents adopted Del Mar College District as the official name of the institution. Del Mar College started in borrowed classrooms with 154 students in the first class. Today the College registers more than 22,000 persons each year in academic, occupational and continuing education courses. The College now offers programs on two primary campuses, one campus annex and a satellite Northwest Center with combined physical assets of more than $177 million.

Philosophy

Del Mar College is committed to the following concepts: Academic freedom and responsibility provide the foundation for the creation of a learning environment which promotes academic excellence, independent and creative thinking and respect for the individual. Lifelong learning is a process for self-development and self-realization by which the individual assimilates knowledge, develops skill and competency and establishes values which enhance his or her understanding of career choices, quality of life and responsibilities of citizenship. 17


ACCREDITATION All individuals have the right to pursue educational goals and should have the opportunity to realize the potential of their abilities through quality education. Involvement and interaction between the College and the community are essential to ensure relevance and vitality in all educational programs, activities and services and to enhance cultural, economic and social life. The College is committed to the concept of the learning college, an institution of higher education that focuses on student learning. Currently, important learning initiatives include the implementation of curricular learning communities, campus-wide incorporation of the latest in innovative instructional methodologies and technologies, definition and assessment of student mastery of the six intellectual competencies in the core curriculum and measurement of demonstrable student learning and student success in all courses and programs.

Mission

Del Mar College provides access to quality education, workforce preparation, and lifelong learning for student and community success.

Core Values

• Learning: meeting individual needs • Student Success: achieving full potential • Excellence: high-quality instruction • Integrity: honesty and transparency • Access: open to all • Accountability: responsibility to stakeholders • Innovation: progressive programs and services • Diversity: valuing differences

Statement of Purpose

Del Mar College is dedicated to providing access to educational opportunities for all persons without regard to race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin or disability. The College affirms that student learning is its highest priority. By encouraging and supporting continuing excellence in instruction and institutional support services at reasonable student cost, the College will fulfill its mission within the limitations of its physical and financial resources. Specifically, the College has the following seven purposes: •  To provide fully accredited occupational, academic and pre-professional courses leading to certificates, associate degrees and/or the first two years of transferable credit toward baccalaureate degrees. •  To provide opportunities to train for economic independence; and to prepare for job entry, occupational advancement and career development. •  To provide developmental, adult literacy and basic skills instruction to help entering students to perform successfully in their chosen academic or occupational fields of study. •  To provide student support services, including a continuing program of counseling and guidance, to assist students in achieving their individual educational goals. 18


ACCREDITATION •  To provide opportunities for lifelong learning in occupational and avocational pursuits, personal enrichment and general education based on a liberal arts curriculum. •  To provide opportunities to increase intellectual capacities; to develop aesthetic awareness; to expand the dimensions of personal, social, ethical and cultural development; and to develop civic responsibility and qualities essential to good citizenship. •  To provide educational activities for workforce and economic development and for community and academic initiatives in cooperation with area independent school districts, other institutions of higher education, area industries and area military bases; and to encourage and provide cultural activities, both independent of and in cooperation with, organizations and groups in the community. Del Mar College is a comprehensive community college with two primary campuses, one campus annex and a Northwest satellite center located in Corpus Christi, Texas. Del Mar College is supported by local taxes, appropriations by the Texas Legislature, tuition and fees and gifts and grants.

Student Centered Institution

Del Mar College is an open-admission institution of higher education committed to offering opportunities for academic achievement, career development and lifelong learning that prepares individuals to achieve their dreams in today’s global and technical society. Students will be immersed in some of the greatest works of philosophy, politics, literature, business, science, technology and art that higher education has to offer. Throughout its academic and student development structure, Del Mar College is committed to supporting the College population in the attainment of an excellent education that will empower students to achieve their career potential and become participating citizens in the community. The Provost and Vice President of Instruction and Student Services carries responsibility for maintaining the College’s position as an instructional leader in all disciplines represented throughout the institution. The faculty focuses on academic excellence and innovation in teaching. The College collaborates with area school districts and universities to facilitate a seamless transition for students as they achieve their educational goals. The College affirms that student learning is its highest priority. Higher education is essential to human progress. Providing opportunities for demonstrable, measurable student learning multiplies intellectual, cultural and civic development. Del Mar College is committed to these core concepts of a Learning College, as outlined by the League for Innovation in the Community Colleges: • create substantive changes in individual learners • engage learners as full partners in the learning process • insist that students assume primary responsibility for their learning choices • create and offer as many options for high quality learning as possible • assist learners in forming and participating in collaborative learning activities • truly succeed only when improved and expanded learning can be documented for learners The College upholds the principles of collaborative participation and decision 19


ACCREDITATION making and views the staff, faculty and students as equal partners in the learning environment. Staff and faculty facilitate student success, encourage students to play an active role in their own learning and development and embrace the diverse needs and backgrounds of the individuals who comprise the student body. The Dean of Student Engagement and Retention is responsible for administering and coordinating student services and for representing students’ interest to the fullest possible extent. The services provided are an integral part of the educational process and are supportive, informative and geared to benefit the students. Specifically, Student Services: • affords opportunities for students to develop and enhance intellectual capacity, aesthetic and ethical awareness, social and cultural enrichment and qualities essential for successful scholarship, citizenship and leadership • supports students’ holistic learning experiences, educational goals, career aspiration and personal development • regards students with respect and dignity and as unique and diverse individuals • continually seeks to identify and provide coordinated, comprehensive and quality programs and services to encourage lifelong learning and self-empowerment of students • empowers students in the acquisition of knowledge and skills essential for success by providing access to College support services, technology and information and • is committed to standards of excellence and measures its effectiveness by the satisfaction and achievement of the students it serves.

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GETTING STARTED

Getting Started There are a lot of ways you can walk through our doors. Student Enrollment Center (SEC)

The Student Enrollment Center (SEC) provides students with a fluid transition to Del Mar College by connecting students with knowledgeable staff who can assist with the admissions process, as well as providing academic advising for students majoring in liberal arts or classified as undeclared. Contact the SEC East at (361) 698-1290 or SEC West at (361) 698-1741. Students seeking admission to the college should submit an application for admission, a valid placement examination and an official copy of their high school transcript. If transferring from another higher education institution, students should submit official copies of all transcripts. Additionally, students who meet the criteria are required to submit proof of having received a bacterial meningitis vaccination pursuant to Texas Senate Bill 62. Visit www.delmar.edu/meningitis to learn more. Testing is discussed in detail in the “Assessment and Placement” section of this Catalog.

Open Enrollment Admissions

Del Mar College has an “open enrollment” admissions policy under the authority of the Texas Administrative Code Title 19 and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Open enrollment means that all students will be granted admission as long as they complete the application process outlined on the next page.

Limitations

Admission to the College does not guarantee your admission to all programs of the College. Certain programs have limited enrollment due to special equipment needs or space limitations. Additionally, Del Mar College offers selective programs that have specialized admission requirements, such as additional testing and GPA requirements. These admissions limitations are listed under specific programs in the Catalog.

Right to an Academic Fresh Start

If you are a Texas resident and have academic course work that is over 10 years old and would like to request to have the work disregarded for the purpose of admission to the college, you will need to contact the Director of Admissions. You must complete the Right to an Academic Fresh Start Agreement with the Director of Admissions prior to the beginning of the term for which you are seeking admission. In signing the agreement, you confirm that the course credit or grades earned by you 10 or more years prior to the date of the semester in which you plan to seek your enrollment will not be considered for admissions purposes and cannot apply towards your degree. The Right to an Academic Fresh Start does not change your transcript and cannot be used for financial aid purposes. Students may not pick and choose what is to be ignored and what is not. All coursework is ignored. Students under the Academic Fresh Start provision must still meet the criteria for the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) and other conditions for admission. Academic Fresh Start clears 21


GETTING STARTED only the academic record. When deciding eligibility for financial aid, the Office of Financial Aid Services must still count all prior credits earned. Students seeking admission to a selective admission program, i.e. nursing, etc., will need to contact the Director of Admissions prior to seeking admission into their respective program and will be approved or denied on a case by case basis.

General Application

Before you can register for classes, you must apply to the College.

Application for Admission: First Step

Apply through Del Mar College’s link at www.delmar.edu or by using the Texas Common Application at www.applytexas.org (click on “Create a new 2 year application”) or by completing a paper application which can be obtained from the Student Enrollment Center. General Checklist of Admissions Documents 1. Application for Admission 2. Official high school transcript or GED test scores 3. Official college transcripts, if transferring 4. Proof of Texas residency 5. Texas Success Initiative approved placement examination. First time college students require a completion of a Pre-Assessment Activity prior to registering for the exam. Visit www.delmar.edu/tsi for more information. 6. Meningitis Vaccine: All incoming students who are 21 years of age or younger will need to show proof of a bacterial meningitis vaccination. All admissions documents should be submitted at least two weeks prior to in-person registration and five days prior for Web registration to avoid delays. All information on the application must be true, accurate and complete. Any submission of false information is grounds for rejection of an application, withdrawal of any offer of acceptance, cancellation of enrollment or appropriate disciplinary action.

Social Security Number

You are encouraged to use your Social Security number as part of your permanent student record. The number will assist the College in managing your student record when utilizing federal resources such as financial aid and/or veterans benefits etc. If you choose not to use your Social Security number or do not have one, you may obtain a unique matriculation number from a staff member located in the Student Enrollment Center. In order to protect the privacy of your Social Security number, the College will assign an alternate identification number. You will use this alternate ID number in conducting all transactions at the College.

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GETTING STARTED DEL MAR COLLEGE STUDENT RECORDS POLICY RELEASE OF STUDENT RECORDS All records submitted for a student’s file become the property of the College and a part of the student’s permanent record. High school transcripts, transcripts from other colleges, test scores, immunization records and other similar documents are not duplicated for any reason to any person and/or institution, including the student. STUDENT PRIVACY The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (Buckley Amendment) FERPA, sets forth the guidelines for the release of student records to other parties. Under this federal law, students have the right to inspect their records and correct any inaccuracies that might be found in them. Access to the record by anyone other than the student is limited and generally requires prior written consent by the student. The College will mail confidential records, including grades and transcripts, at the student’s direction. Any person, who picks up sealed copies of these records for the student must have written, signed permission to do so from the student. Directory information, which includes a student’s name, address, date and place of birth, field of study, dates of attendance, and degrees and awards received may be released by the College without consent of the student. Any student who wishes to withhold any or all of this directory information from release must notify the Registrar in writing within three weeks of the date of the student’s initial enrollment.

Specific Application Requirements

In addition to filling out the general Application for Admission, there are other specific requirements depending on which category of student you are.

Category of Student

There are seven categories of students admitted to the College, each with specific admissions requirements. 1. First-Time College Student Follow these requirements: A. Submit an official transcript from an accredited high school with date of graduation or GED (General Education Development) test scores. B. If you graduated from a non-accredited high school or home school program, provide a notarized transcript with date of graduation. C. If you are a Texas high school student and have not passed the state assessment test, you may be admitted to Del Mar College by individual approval from the Director of Admissions. An official high school transcript (A) and test scores (D) must be submitted before applying for individual approval. D. Submit test scores utilizing the Texas Success Initiative Placement 23


GETTING STARTED Exam. Completion of a Pre-Assessment Activity will be required prior to registering for the exam. Some students may be exempt from these tests based on their SAT, ACT, *STAAR or *TAKS scores. (* Check with the Student Enrollment Center on the eligibility of scores.) E. If you are 21 years of age or younger, submit proof of a bacterial meningitis vaccination. Note: Students who are entering the College under individual approval will no longer be eligible to receive financial aid. 2. High School Students: Special Programs Del Mar College, in cooperation with specific area high schools, has designed special programs in which high school students can earn college credit while still attending high school. Requirements to participate in one of these programs can be obtained from your high school counselor or the Del Mar College Student Enrollment Center. The special high school programs are: A. Dual Credit This program offers you the opportunity to receive credit for a college course while simultaneously earning credit toward high school graduation. You need to fill out a Dual Credit application form. To participate in Dual Credit classes, your high school district must have a contractual agreement with Del Mar College. B. Early Admissions The program offers you the opportunity to study at the College and receive college credits while completing requirements for high school graduation. You need to complete the Request for Early Admissions form at the Del Mar College Student Enrollment Center. Both Dual Credit and Early Admissions are designed for high school students who have demonstrated the ability to accept academic challenge and responsibility. To be eligible for Dual Credit or Early Admissions Programs, you must meet the following requirements: • completed sophomore year of high school • submit proof of Meningitis vaccination • approval of the high school counselor, principal and parent or guardian • meet Del Mar College admissions requirements, including assessment • take only those classes for which assessment levels are met • take no more than two College courses per semester (some exceptions can be made) • adhere to all policies of the College Standardized test norms and appropriate scores are subject to change. C. High School Articulation Programs Del Mar College offers college credit for high school occupational studies in specific programs. For more information on these programs, contact the Dean of Business, Professional and Technology Education at Del Mar College at (361) 698-1700 or your high school counseling office.

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GETTING STARTED 3. Returning Students If you were previously enrolled at Del Mar College but have been away for one year or longer, you must submit, to the Student Enrollment Center, a new Application for Admission and official transcripts of study completed at other colleges during the period of absence. Placement tests may be required. Additionally, students will need to submit proof of having received a bacterial meningitis vaccination pursuant to Texas Senate Bill 62. 4. Transfer Students Transcript Requirement Official transcripts are critical if you are transferring from other colleges. Be sure to follow these steps. A. Submit current official transcripts of credit earned from each institution of higher education previously attended. If you attended another higher education institution but earned no credit, you must submit an official high school transcript or GED certificate. If your previous course work does not include college credit in English and math, you must provide placement test scores. B. If you are unable to furnish a transcript prior to registration, you may be allowed to register with the understanding that an official transcript(s) must be on file in the Student Enrollment Center within the first semester. If you do not meet this deadline, you may be ineligible to register in any subsequent semesters. C. If you wish to continue beyond one semester at Del Mar, you must file a degree plan with the appropriate department within the first semester. D. Students transferring in credit will be required to complete a Transfer Evaluation Request Form (TERF) and submit to the Registrar’s Office. The form can be accessed on the Registrar’s Office webpage at www. delmar.edu/registrar. Credit Earned You will be credited with all courses you are entitled to according to the transcript of record and can receive advanced standing if the former institution is recognized by one of the following associations: • Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools • New England Association of Schools and Colleges • North Central Association of Colleges and Schools • Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities • Southern Association of Colleges and Schools • Western Association of Schools and Colleges Students transferring in credit will be required to complete a Transfer Evaluation Request Form (TERF) and submit the form to the Registrar’s Office. The form can be accessed on the Office of the Registrar’s webpage. Once all of your official transfer transcripts have been received by the Student Enrollment Center, the evaluation request will be processed. To ensure proper advising and course selection, submit your transcripts as early as possible. You will be notified via your Del Mar College email account once your request has been completed. Evaluation of credits may take from 5 to 6 weeks to process. It is highly encouraged to submit your documentation as soon as possible to ensure timely evaluation. 25


GETTING STARTED Transfer Disputes The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) has established the following procedures for Del Mar College to resolve transfer disputes involving lower division courses: • If Del Mar College does not accept course credit earned by you at another institution of higher education, Del Mar College will give written notice to you and the other institution that the transfer of the course credit is denied. • The two institutions and you shall attempt to resolve the transfer of the course credit in accordance with Coordinating Board rules and/or guidelines. • If the transfer dispute is not resolved to your satisfaction or to the satisfaction of the institution at which the credit was earned, within 45 days after the date you received written notice of the denial, Del Mar College will notify the commissioner of the THECB of its denial and the reason for the denial. The commissioner of higher education, or the commissioner’s designee, will make the final determination about a dispute concerning the transfer of course credit and give written notice to you and the institutions. You may consult with the College’s Provost and Vice President of Instruction and Student Services throughout this process. Admissions Conditions When transferring, there are four conditions of admission. 1. If you are eligible for readmission to your former college, you are eligible for admission to Del Mar College. 2. If you are on scholastic probation, you will be admitted under the same status at Del Mar College. 3. If you are on scholastic suspension, you must appeal for admissions through the Registrar’s Office. 4. If you are on disciplinary probation at your former college, you must appear before the Dean of Student Engagement and Retention before registering. If approved for admission, you may be placed on disciplinary probation at Del Mar. 5. Transient (Summer Only) Students If you are transferring from another institution of higher education for the summer terms only, you must provide an official transcript from your most recent institution attended and meet the eligibility requirements for the courses that you will register for at Del Mar College. Assessment scores may be required to be able to make this determination. 6. International Students If you are an international student wishing to study at Del Mar College, you must complete the following procedures to be considered for admission. Once you obtain your F-1 visa and begin studies, you must comply with all international student regulations in order to maintain the status of your visa and remain enrolled. Submit all of the following documents: 26


GETTING STARTED • Completed application for admission • Official transcripts showing completion of secondary education or college work • Current bank statement showing proof of funds of at least $18,000 per academic year to cover your educational and living expenses • Provide certified Affidavit of Support from sponsor. You may use the I-134 form located at www.uscis.gov/i-134. • Transfer Clearance Form (if student attended a U.S. institution) • Copy of your current passport (name, passport number, citizenship, etc.) Upon admission, you will be issued the I-20 form. Present this form and the receipt for the I-901 fee when you apply for your student visa. If you are an international student transferring from a U.S. college or university, you must provide a current I-94, I-20, and passport in addition to the documents listed on previous page. You must show proficiency in English unless you will enroll in the ESOL program. You will be referred to the ESOL program for testing and evaluation. Before beginning your academic program, you must take the Texas Success Initiative placement test. Del Mar College does not provide housing. There are a number of real estate agents and housing locator services in Corpus Christi that may assist you in securing accommodations. As an F-1 student, you are not eligible for financial aid. However, you may be eligible to apply for scholarships. Also, you may not work without permission. If you are in an academic program, you may be eligible to work part-time on campus. After one academic year you may be eligible to work off campus; however, specific criteria must be met and authorization is required by the U.S. government. 7. Military Personnel and Military Dependents If you are an active duty military personnel or a dependent, you must complete the regular College admissions requirements and must complete 15 semester credit hours, in residence, at the College. Credits remaining for completion of a degree program may be earned in the following ways: • Resident study at Del Mar College • Credits earned through other regionally-accredited institutions may be transferred when applicable to a Del Mar College degree or certificate • Semester credit hours may be earned through successful completion of CLEP Subject Examinations • Courses completed through the United States Armed Forces Institute (USAFI) may be accepted following the recommendations of the American Council on Education (ACE) when such courses are applicable to a specific Del Mar College degree or certificate • Del Mar College will accept DANTES courses, but the scores must be submitted in the official educational transcript to the Del Mar College Registrar’s Office for evaluation. DANTES scores are not automatically transferred to Del Mar College. • Military service schools and Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) credits may be evaluated and credits awarded following ACE recom27


GETTING STARTED mendations when such credits can be applied to a specific Del Mar College degree or certificate. • Successful completion of Del Mar College departmental examinations will result in an award of credit which would normally be given for completion of the course. Such credit does not serve to meet the residency requirement.

Student Classifications

If you have completed college-level, non-developmental semester hours, you are classified as follows: • Freshman: First-year student, or less than 30 semester credit hours. • Sophomore: Second-year student who has completed the equivalent of one year of full-time undergraduate work; that is, at least 30 semester credit hours and not more than 72 semester credit hours. • Unclassified: More than 72 semester hours; no associate degree. • Associate Degree: Previously earned associate degree. • Baccalaureate or Above: Previously earned a baccalaureate or above degree.

Registration

Now that you’ve completed the admissions process, you can register.

Registrar’s Office

The Registrar’s Office assists you with registration, graduation, as well as requests for transcripts and other student-related records at Del Mar College.

Registration Process

• If you have a complete admissions file, you may register on the Web or through your advisor on campus. • See Website for details about dates, times and procedures for registration. • If you have less than 24 hours of credit, you must see an advisor before registering for classes. • Tuition and fee charges must be paid at the time of registration, or a payment plan may be arranged via online via WebDMC. Registration is not complete until all payments have been made.

Advising

Advising, including a list of advisors, is discussed in detail in this Catalog. • If you have selected a major, faculty advising is available for you. The Student Enrollment Center can direct students to the appropriate department for advising. • If you have not selected a major or are a liberal arts major, advising staff can assist you. Services are available in the Student Enrollment Center on the East and West Campuses.

Residency

Proof of Texas Residency In accordance with state law, if you plan to register as a Texas resident, you must prove that you are legally entitled to pay in-state tuition. Documentation proving state residency must be presented at the time of application or readmission. If you have had a break of a year or more in education, you must again show proof of Texas residency upon reapplying for admission. For a list of acceptable documentation to 28


GETTING STARTED prove residency, contact or the Student Enrollment Center. Acceptable Documentation Following are examples of acceptable proof that may be used to establish Texas residency. • Texas high school or college transcript showing enrollment one year prior, • Employer’s statement confirming employment in Texas for the previous full year, • Deed, mortgage papers, or property tax statements that name you as the Texas property owner (appropriately dated), • Valid Texas driver’s license that is at least one year old at the time of enrollment, or • Utility bills, cancelled checks, rent receipts or lease agreements showing your Texas address for the previous full year. Non-Texas Resident If you originally came to Texas from another state for the purpose of attending an educational institution, you are presumed to be nonresident unless you have legally established residency under the rules of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board Rules: Chapter 21. If you have not proven your Texas residency at the time of preregistration and/or registration, you will be considered out-of-state and billed accordingly. You must correct residency problems within the first week of the term to receive any type of refund. Admissions personnel can help clarify residency status. Establishing Residency of Military/Military Dependents In order to qualify for in-state and in-district tuition, if you are a military service member or military dependent, you must submit a letter from the commanding officer or from the individual assigned to handle such duty, verifying Texas as the state of duty station. This verification must be submitted once per year to Del Mar College on or before registration. Forms are available from the Registrar’s Office.

Change of Name, Address, Social Security Number or Major

If you change your name, address, social security number or major, you are required to submit the changes to the Registrar’s Office. A Social Security number or name change requires a legal document to support the change. Any communication from the College using information you provided for its files is considered to be properly delivered.

Veterans Services and Benefits

Del Mar College’s programs are approved for those who wish to attend and receive benefits under the Post-9/11 GI Bill (Chapter 33), Montgomery GI Bill-Active Duty (MGIB-AD-Chapter 30), Montgomery GI Bill-Selected Reserve (MGIB-SR-Chapter 1606), Reserve Education Assistance Program (REAP-Chapter 1607), Veterans Education Assistance Program (VEAP), Education Assistance Test Program (Section 901), Survivors’ and Dependents’ Educational Assistance Program (DEA-Chapter 35), the National Call to Service Program, and Vocational Rehabilitation (Chapter 31). The monthly rate of payment to veterans is determined by Public Law 94-502. Students attending Texas public institutions of higher education must be in compliance with the Texas Success Initiative (TSI), as of Fall 2003 (Texas Education Code 51.3062) in order to enroll in public institutions of higher education. The law requires all entering college students to be assessed for college readiness in reading, mathematics and 29


GETTING STARTED writing unless the student qualifies for an exemption. Each student must be placed in a developmental education program designed to help the student achieve college readiness. Veteran Exemption A student who on or after August 1, 1990, was honorably discharged, retired or released from active duty as a member of the armed forces of the United States or the Texas National Guard or service as a member of the reserve component of the armed forces of the United States may be exempted. The veteran must provide a valid DD214. Military Exemption A student who is serving on active duty as a member of the armed forces of the United States, The Texas National Guard or as a member of a reserve component of the armed forces of the United States and has been serving for at least three years preceding enrollment may be exempted. The service member must provide a valid statement of service from his or her unit of assignment. You are strongly encouraged to consider placement testing under the TSI. Even though you may qualify for the exemption and may be placed directly into college level courses in math and English, this placement may not actually be appropriate based on your academic skills. Taking the placement test will give you a good idea of the appropriate level of coursework. This may help you be more successful in your studies. If you are eligible for this exemption, and elect to take the exemption it is irreversible and you may not be eligible to utilize VA benefits for future developmental coursework. Please contact the Director of the College Veterans Center for more information.

Prior to Enrollment

Prior to enrollment, if you are planning to attend classes and utilize veteran benefits, you should contact the Veteran Services Office to inquire about required documentation relative to your enrollment and “certification� of attendance to the Veterans Administration.

Upon Enrollment

Prior to certification of your initial semester, you must provide an approved, signed degree plan to Veterans Services. Degree plans are available through the Student Enrollment Center or through departmental advisors. Be sure to have copies of all previous transcripts for initial counseling sessions. You do not have the option of having prior credit reviewed. All previous education and training must be provided to the school for review. This includes all credits from postsecondary institutions and military credits. You may have your military transcript converted to Texas Credit by submitting a College Credit for Heroes Application. For more information refer to www.collegecreditforheroes.org/ or contact the Veterans Services Office.

Close of First Semester

At the close of the first semester or upon the successful completion of 12 semester hours, you should have military credit and any transfer credits from prior education evaluated and furnish Veterans Services with a copy of the updated degree plan.

Each Semester

Each semester, you must advise the Veterans Services Office of courses in which you 30


GETTING STARTED are enrolled and request certification of Veterans benefits. Courses at Del Mar College are approved for veterans’ training. It is your responsibility to inform Veterans Services Office of any changes in enrollment status. The VA will not be notified of your enrollment or request for benefits if you fail to complete a request for certification for each semester that you intend to use veterans benefits.

Standards of Progress for Veterans Satisfactory

If you are receiving VA education benefits, you must make satisfactory academic progress by maintaining a 2.0 grade point average (GPA) each enrollment period.

Unsatisfactory

The first term you fall below a 2.0 grade point average will result in your being placed on probation. If you fail to meet the minimum standard the next semester, you will be placed on suspension. Failure to achieve the required GPA will cause the benefits to be terminated until the GPA is satisfactory. If you are enrolled in a one-semester certificate program and do not maintain a 2.0 GPA or better, you will be reported to the Veterans Administration for unsatisfactory progress. You will have only one more opportunity to retake the program and be eligible to receive VA benefits.

Eligibility

To regain eligibility, you must register for at least half time in the next semester at your own expense and earn at least a 2.0 grade point average. (Hazlewood exemption may be used during this time if you are deemed eligible by the Veterans Services Office).

Appeal

If you have mitigating circumstances that caused you not to make satisfactory progress, you may appeal to the Veterans Administration.

Veterans Semester Hour Classification

The Veterans Administration uses the semester hour classification scale below to determine your payment. The number of semester hours enrolled at this college is reported to the Veterans Administration. This classification scale is used only for the fall and spring semesters. The summer sessions are calculated differently. To ensure classification, contact Veterans Services. Semester Classification Semester Classification Hours Hours 1-5 1⁄4 time 9-11 3⁄4 time 6-8 1⁄2 time 12 or more Full-time The monthly rates of payment to veterans are provided for by Public Law 94-502.

Veterans Registration Process

If you have a complete admissions file, you may register on the Web or through your advisor on campus. See Website for details about dates, times and procedures for registration. If you have less than 24 hours of credit, you must see an advisor before registering for classes. 31


GETTING STARTED Tuition and fee charges must be paid at the time of registration, which is not complete until all payments have been made. The Veteran Services Office will work closely with the Business Office and Cashier to ensure that prospective payments from your VA benefits are anticipated. Certain Chapters will require advance payment of tuition and fees as indicated: Chapter 30 - Student payment by payment deadline is required. Chapter 31 - Veterans Services Office will notify Cashier that VApayment is anticipated. Chapter 33 - Veterans Services Office will notify Cashier that VA payment is anticipated Chapter 35 - Student payment by payment deadline is required. Chapter 1606 - Student payment by payment deadline is required. Chapter 1607 - Student payment by payment deadline is required. Hazlewood - Veterans Services Office will notify Cashier that tuition exemption is authorized.

Veteran Student Advising

Advising, including a list of advisors, is discussed in detail in this Catalog. If you have selected a major, faculty advising is available for you. The Veterans Services Office, the Student Enrollment Center or the Registrar can direct you to the appropriate department for advising. If you have not selected a major or are a Liberal Arts major, Student Enrollment Center staff can advise you. Services are available in the Student Enrollment Center on the East and West Campuses.

Veteran Student Residency

A person is entitled to pay tuition and fees at an institution of higher education at the rates provided for Texas residents without regard to the length of time the person has resided in this state. If the person files with the institution at which the person intends to register a letter of intent to establish residence in this state and resides in this state while enrolled in the institution and the person: 1. is eligible for benefits under the federal Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2008 (38 U.S.C. Section 3301 et seq.) or any other federal law authorizing educational benefits for veterans; 2. is the spouse of a person described by subdivision (1); or 3. is a child of a person described by Subdivision (1) who is 25 years of age or younger on the first day of the semester or other academic term for which the person is registering, except that the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board by rule shall prescribe procedures by which a person who suffered from a severe illness or other debilitating condition that affected the person’s ability to use the benefit provided by this subsection before reaching corresponding to the time the person was unable to use the benefit because of the illness or condition. A form letter may be obtained from the Veterans Services Office for students who meet this eligibility requirement. Student Enrollment Center personnel and Veterans Services representatives can help clarify residency status.

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Changes in Registration

Any time your course schedule changes you must immediately notify the Veterans Services. Title 38, Code of Federal Regulations, Section 21.4203 requires that all changes in enrollment credit must be reported in a timely manner. Reducing the number of semester hours attempted within a given semester may cause a decrease in VA benefit amount and could generate an overpayment from the VA. If overpayment occurs, you will become indebted to the VA and future benefit payments could be reduced by the amount of the overpayment.

Implications for Financial Aid

You should be aware that dropping courses may affect eligibility for financial aid. Contact Financial Aid Services prior to dropping a course or completely withdrawing from school. If you stop attending class without officially withdrawing from the College, then the grade is an automatic “F.” Students receiving Veterans Benefits for education should contact Veterans Services for specific policies concerning drops and withdrawals. These changes may have a direct effect on your VA benefits. Students using the Hazlewood Exemption must meet satisfactory academic progress in accordance with the college Financial Aid policy in order to remain eligible for Hazlewood Exemption. This does not apply to students whose eligibility for the Hazlewood Exemption is based on a deceased veteran’s status. You do not have to be in receipt of Financial Aid, but must be eligible to receive Financial Aid. For more information, please contact the Veterans Services Office.

Commencement

Graduation is held three times a year: May, August and December. Only if you have completed all of the graduation requirements will you be permitted to graduate.

Veteran Graduate Congratulatory Reception

A congratulatory reception will be held for all veteran graduates and their family members each Commencement cycle. Look for a written invitation from the Veterans Services Office. Additionally, all veteran graduates will receive a gift from the Veterans Services Office.

Veteran Graduate Top Student Award

Each Commencement cycle, the Director of the College Veterans Center will award a Special Plaque to the top veteran graduate.

Veterans Honors Cord

Every veteran student who graduates will be issued a Red, White and Blue Honor cord to wear with their graduation regalia. Honor cords will be issued at the Congratulatory Reception each commencement cycle.

VA Workstudy

The Department of Veterans Affairs sponsors a workstudy program. Students receiving veteran’s educational benefits under Chapters 30, 31, 32, 33, 35, 1606 and 1607 may qualify. Students must be certified to the VA for at least ¾ time enrollment and must 33


GETTING STARTED perform duties that are directly related to veteran benefits and files in the Veterans Services Office. Several positions are filled on a continuous basis. For more information, contact the Director of the College Veterans Center.

Student Withdrawal or Excused Absence for Active Military Service

Upon notice from a student required to participate in active military service, students shall be excused from attending classes or engaging in other required activities, including examinations. A student shall not be penalized for an absence which is excused under this subsection and shall be allowed to complete an assignment or take an examination from which the student is excused within a reasonable time after the absence. • Maximum Excused Absence: A student called to service as a member of a reserve military component or the Texas National Guard will not be penalized and shall be excused for absences accrued during the period of active military service for a period of active duty no longer than 25% of the total number of class meetings or the contact hour equivalent (not including the final exam period) for the specific course or courses in which the student is currently enrolled at the beginning of the period of active military service. (Example: During a 16 week semester with 32 planned class meetings, no more than 4 weeks and 8 class meeting absences may be excused.) • Retention of Student’s Work: Faculty members will retain the student’s coursework completed during the portion of the course prior to the student being called to active military service to be used when the student returns and completes the course requirements in order to ascertain a proper grade award. • Course Syllabus or Instructional Plan: The course syllabus or other instructional plan that was in effect when the student was called to active military service shall be retained for future use so that the student will be able to complete the course without prejudice and under the same course requirements that were in effect when the student enrolled in the course. • Completion of Assignments and Examinations: The student shall be granted a reasonable period of time after the absence to complete assignments and examinations. A reasonable period of time shall be defined as “within 30 calendar days of completion of active service period or one week prior to the final examination date scheduled, whichever occurs first.” • Failure to Complete Assignments and Examinations: If a student fails to complete missed assignments and examinations, the student will not receive credit for uncompleted assignments and examinations and will be awarded a course final grade accordingly.

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Financial Aid

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Assistance

While you and your family are expected to assume a major responsibility for the costs associated with attending a certificate or degree program at the College, there are resources to help you. While there are many free resources available to you, there are many opportunities for students seeking assistance to be taken advantage of. There are several websites and companies who offer help with filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for a fee. These sites and companies are not affiliated with or endorsed by the U.S. Department of Education (ED) or Del Mar College. We urge students not to pay for these sites for assistance that you can get for free. Never send money (no matter how small) to companies for free financial aid information and if you are asked for any credit card information while filling out the FAFSA online, you are not at the official government site. The financial aid office at Del Mar College is here to assist you free of charge in finding ways to fund your education. When you apply for federal student aid, the information you report on the FAFSA is used in a formula established by the ED. The formula determines your Expected Family Contribution (EFC), an amount you and your family are expected to contribute toward your education. If your EFC is below a certain amount, you will be eligible for a Federal Pell Grant, assuming you meet all other eligibility requirements. There is not a maximum EFC that determines eligibility for the other financial aid programs. Instead, your EFC is used in an equation to determine your financial need: Cost of Attendance - Expected Family Contribution (EFC) - Financial Need To determine your unmet need for aid other than Federal Pell Grant, the calculation is: Cost of Attendance - EFC - Pell Grant and any other Financial Aid - Unmet Need Financial Aid Services encourages you to seek financial assistance to help pay for college. Assistance comes in the form of gift aid (grants and scholarships-need based or merit-based) and self-help aid (loans and employment-need based or merit-based).

Eligibility Requirements

To be considered for aid eligibility, you must: • Be a U.S. citizen or an eligible noncitizen • Be registered with Selective Service (male, U.S. citizens and permanent 35


FINANCIAL AID residents, ages 18-26) • Have demonstrated financial need as determined by your processed FAFSA and your school cost of attendance • Attend a school that takes part in one or more of the financial aid programs • Have a high school diploma, GED (or its recognized equivalent) or have been home schooled • Be enrolled at least half-time (6 hours) in an eligible program as approved by the ED (in some cases, students may receive a Federal Pell Grant for less than half-time enrollment) • Be working toward a degree or certificate • Be making satisfactory academic progress as defined by Del Mar College Policy. Refer to “Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy” section • Not owe a refund on any Title IV (Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, Academic Competitiveness Grant or Federal State Student Incentive Grant) or any other Higher Education Grant program received at any institution previously attended. Refer to “Return of Title IV Funds” under CONSEQUENCES OF WITHDRAWING/DROPPING section • Not be in default on any Title IV Federal Perkins Loan, Federal Stafford Student Loan, Federal Parent Loan for Undergraduate Students (FPLUS), Federal Supplemental Loan to Students (FSLS) or any other Higher Education Act Loan Program received at any institution previously attended

Application Process FAFSA: First Step

To qualify for financial assistance, including loans and some scholarships, you must first complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). This can be done one of two ways: 1. Complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) on the Web, or 2. Complete the FAFSA Renewal Application on the Web.

Electronic FAFSA

Applying on the Web allows you to complete the FAFSA over the Internet in an easy-to-use format. FAFSA on the Web/Renewal FAFSA on the Web can be found at www.fafsa.ed.gov. It is important to complete a Pre-Application Worksheet to guide you. You can print a copy of the Worksheet from Section I of the FAFSA on the Web home page at www.fafsa.ed.gov or pick up a copy from Financial Aid Services. The Renewal FAFSA is a tremendous time saver as responses from the prior cycles’ FAFSA or Renewal FAFSA are displayed, and you answer only those questions that are likely to have changed from the previous year. The online application procedure is also available in Spanish.

FSA ID

The FSA ID-a username and password-has replaced the Federal Student Aid PIN and must be used to log in to certain ED websites. Your FSA ID confirms your 36


FINANCIAL AID identity when you access your financial aid information and electronically sign Federal Student Aid documents. If you do not already have an FSA ID, you can create one when logging in to fafsa.gov, the National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) at www.nslds.ed.gov, StudentLoans.gov and StudentAid.gov.

Application Steps

Below are important steps that you need to follow to apply for financial aid. 1. Complete your FAFSA with your correct legal name as it appears on your Social Security Card. 2. Complete the FAFSA or Renewal FAFSA using the actual figures from your 2014 Federal Income Tax Return, annual statements you receive from Social Security, TANF and/or Child Support, including any other documentation of other sources of income. Accuracy is very important when completing this step of the FAFSA, especially these items. Accuracy can be obtained by using the IRS data retrieval option in place of your Income Tax Return: a. Adjusted Gross income from the IRS 1040, 1040A, or 1040EZ. b. Income tax paid from the IRS 1040, 1040A, or 1040EZ. c. Income received from other sources, such as gift money from family, private sources, housing, food and other living allowances paid to members of the military, clergy and others (including cash payments and cash value of benefits). d. Household size should reflect only those family members who are being supported by the student or the student’s parents. (Do not include family members who do not fit the description found in the FAFSA instructions). e. Number of family members from the household who are in college (Do not include your parents). f. Cash and savings. g. Investment and other real estate net worth (Do not include the value of the house in which you or your family live). h. Dependent student’s income. 3. After completing the FAFSA online, submit the application electronically and either mail the signature page within 10-14 days or utilize the FSA ID which serves as an electronic signature. 4. About a week after filing your FAFSA electronically, you should receive a Student Aid Report (SAR) in the mail. If you provided an email address, the SAR will be emailed to you. If you listed Del Mar College on your FAFSA (code 003563) you are not required to bring the SAR to Financial Aid Services. Although we will receive an Electronic Institutional Student Information Record (ISIR) with your information, you must still contact Financial Aid Services for any other missing information. 5. The following documentation may be requested to complete your file: a. Del Mar College Resource Application available on the “eForm” section of the WebDMC portal. (Mandatory to open file after FAFSA has been received). b. 2014 IRS tax transcripts for parent and/or student (if IRS data retrieval 37


FINANCIAL AID option was not used). c. Verification Worksheet provided by Del Mar College located under “forms” on the Paying for College link (check your Missing Information page on WebDMC portal for appropriate worksheet, if applicable). d. Academic transcripts from all colleges attended. e. High School transcript with graduation date. f. GED certificate. Failure to complete any of these steps, or if any of the information is inaccurate or missing, may cause a delay in the processing of your file. In addition to these steps, you may request to schedule a personal interview with financial aid personnel.

Financial Aid Deadlines: Priority

Priority is given to you when you complete your financial aid file by the priority deadlines and show the greatest documented need. Priority deadlines are established to allow ample time for the processing of your file and timely delivery of funds to you. Applications for financial assistance are accepted after January 1 of each year for the following academic year. It is recommended that you apply at least two months before the priority deadline. Financial Aid Program Deadline Academic Year May 1 Spring Only October 1 Summer Sessions February 15 If the scheduled deadline falls on a holiday or weekend, you have until the next business day to turn in your paperwork. All applications received after the priority deadline are awarded according to the availability of funds on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Additional Information FAFSA Data Matches

The ED performs several matches of the information that you provide on the FAFSA/Renewal FAFSA form with national databases, including: • The Selective Service System • The Department of Homeland Security • The Social Security Administration • The Department of Justice • The National Student Loan Data System • The Department of Veterans Affairs If any of the information that is provided on the application is not consistent with the data that is on these databases, or if these agencies have any information that is relevant to your financial aid eligibility, the U.S. Department of Education will alert Del Mar College and the issues/questions will have to be resolved before your eligibility can be confirmed. 38


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Verification Selection of Students for Verification

The ED selects Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for verification. In addition, ED or Del Mar College may select a student for verification if the information submitted appears to be incorrect or fraudulent. If you have been selected for a process called verification, Del Mar College will be comparing information from your FAFSA with your (and your spouse’s, if you are married) and/or your parents’ Income Tax Return Transcript, or with W-2 forms or other financial documents. Federal Regulations state we have the right to ask you for this information before awarding Federal aid.

Completing Verification

If you are selected for verification, submit the required documents as soon as possible to avoid delays in payment of tuition/fees and delays on receiving book allowance (if eligible) before the term starts. Students are mailed Missing Information Letters, (MIL’s) and Verification Notification emails that explain why their financial aid file is incomplete and what documents they need to submit or what actions need to be taken to complete their financial aid file. If you are selected for verification, submit the required documentation to Financial Aid Services 30 (thirty) days before you expect to have the verification resolved and your account cleared for disbursement. The DMC financial aid staff will work to review verifications sooner than 30 days after submission, but during peak times this may not always be possible. The DMC staff continues to accept and review verification information until the Department of Education’s published correction deadlines for each award year. If you do not submit documentation in time for any changes to be confirmed by the ED, Del Mar College is not responsible for any eligibility lost. It is your responsibility to provide documentation in a timely manner so that deadlines can be met.

Acceptable Documentation

Below is a list all acceptable documentation and forms used: • Verification Worksheets: Available online at www.delmar.edu/finaid_forms/forms/ • Federal Income Tax Return Transcript for all people whose income information is required by the ED. In cases where a conflict is perceived, Financial Aid Services may request additional proof of untaxed income and benefits beyond what is shown on tax returns and verification worksheets. This proof will vary by agency. For example: 1. Untaxed Income Sources 2. Unemployment Benefits-A statement from the agency which provided the benefits. 3. Signature requirements: • Verification Worksheets • Dependent Students-Must be signed by the student and one parent • Independent Students-Must be signed by the student

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Notification of Completion of Verification

Financial Aid Services will rely on the U.S. Department of Education to mail students a copy of their corrected Student Aid Report for notification that the verification changes are complete. If you wish, you may check with Financial Aid Services and see how verification affected their Expected Family Contribution (EFC). The change will be reflected in the award amounts (if any) on the award letter. Award notifications are sent via email to students after all issues related to verification and any other eligibility issues are resolved.

Conflicting Information

If there are differences between your application information and your financial documents, Financial Aid Services will need to make corrections electronically. Since corrections may take some time to process, we encourage you to submit the appropriate documents in a timely manner. If the corrections change your EFC and if you submit the appropriate verification form and required documentation in person, we will let you know of any changes that may affect your eligibility amount at that moment. We will also mail you an award notification letter. While your correction is being processed, your file is considered incomplete and funds will not be awarded.

Eligibility Issues

Financial Aid Services monitors requirements that can affect your eligibility for Title IV funds, including but not limited to:

Attendance

The ED requires that schools are able to document that students are actually in attendance to finalize their Title IV financial aid. For example, if a student doesn’t begin attendance in all of his or her classes, the school must recalculate the student’s award based on the lower enrollment status. A student is considered to have begun attendance in all of his or her classes if the student attends at least one day of class for each course in which that student’s enrollment status was determined for Federal Pell Grant eligibility. In a distance education context, documenting that a student has logged into an online class is not sufficient, by itself, to demonstrate academic attendance by the student. A school must demonstrate that a student participated in class or was otherwise engaged in an academically related activity, such as by contributing to an online discussion or initiating contact with a faculty member to ask a course-related question. Del Mar College documents attendance for Title IV recipients by collecting on-line rosters from all instructors after census date. The instructors use the rosters to indicate whether a student has attended or not. Students must attend each class that they are enrolled in at least once between the first day of school and the census day of each term to be counted as being in attendance in that class for Federal Pell Grant eligibility purposes. In cases where students do not attend class at least once, Federal Pell Grant eligibility will be adjusted based on the enrollment status for the number of credits that they are actually attending, and other Title IV may be cancelled. If this adjustment results in a student not having sufficient grant funds to pay for any charges or advances that they have incurred or received, that student will be responsible to pay Del Mar College for the difference between their adjusted eligibility and the original amount of the cost of their tuition and fees as well as any advances that the student received. 40


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Repeated Coursework

Beginning July 1, 2011, the ED amended the definition of a full-time student to allow repeated coursework to count toward enrollment status in term-based programs: • Students may only receive federal financial aid funding for one repetition of a previously passed course. That is, if a student passes a course with a low grade and wants to get a better grade to improve his GPA, he can retake the course once. If, after the student retakes the course, he wants to retake it again and his course load at the time is 12 credit hours, the student will not be considered to be attending full time; he will be considered to be attending 3/4 time and financial aid will be disbursed as such. This is for financial aid purposes only. • Student may repeat failed course until it is passed.

Pell Grant Lifetime Eligibility Used (PLEU)

The amount of Federal Pell Grant funds a student may receive over his or her lifetime is limited by federal regulations to the equivalent of six full-time years (12 full-time semesters). Students who received Pell Grant for the past four years or more may find their Pell Grant eligibility may be reduced or eliminated. To determine how much of the maximum six years (600%) of Pell Grant you have used each year, ED compares the actual amount you received for the award year with your scheduled award amount for that award year. Of course, if you receive the full amount of your scheduled award, you will have used 100%. It’s possible that you might not receive your entire scheduled award for an award year. There are a number of reasons for this, the most common of which are that you are not enrolled for the full year or that you are not enrolled full-time, or both.

Percentage Used Calculation

The percentages are based on your annual award at full-time enrollment status compared to the amount you actually receive in a given year. The amount of aid you receive each academic year is divided by the maximum annual award you are eligible for that year and your annual percentage is determined. Percentages from each year are added to calculate your Lifetime Eligibility Used (PLEU).

Viewing Your Pell Grant Lifetime Eligibility Used (PLEU)

The ED keeps track of your PLEU by adding together the percentages of your Pell Grant scheduled awards that you received for each award year. You can determine how much Pell you have used and what you have remaining at www.NSLDS.ed.gov.

Questions

Financial Aid Services staff are available to discuss Pell Grant Lifetime Eligibility Used and answer any questions you may have.

Developmental Coursework Limitation

The ED provided the following guidelines to schools on how developmental courses may be funded. (Please note that the information in this catalog only pertains to the developmental coursework limitation and a student must satisfy all ED, State of Texas and Del Mar College eligibility requirements to be eligible for Financial Assistance). A student may receive Federal Aid for up to one academic 41


FINANCIAL AID year’s worth of developmental coursework. At community colleges, the limit is 30 semester hours. Financial Aid Services complies with this requirement by reviewing all student records after the Census day of each semester to see if any students are scheduled to receive financial aid for a developmental course when they have already attempted 10 or more courses. Any Pell Grant award made to a student who is scheduled to receive aid for the 11th or greater developmental course attempt will be recalculated without considering the developmental course in the student’s enrollment status. Example: If a student is enrolled in a total of 12 credit hours, three of which are from his/ her 11th developmental course attempt, his/her Federal Pell Grant award will be recalculated based on nine credit hours instead of 12 credit hours.

Unusual Enrollment History

Beginning award year 2013-2014 and forward, the ED has established new regulations to prevent fraud and abuse in the Federal Pell Grant Program by identifying students with unusual enrollment histories. The ED will be placing an unusual enrollment flag on some of the Free Applications for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which indicates that the student has an unusual enrollment history with regard to receiving Pell Grants at multiple institutions. Financial Aid Services is required to review the student’s enrollment and financial aid record to determine if, during the past three award years (2012-2013, 2013-2014, and 2014-2015), the student has legitimate reasons for the unusual enrollment history. Financial Aid Services will identify and contact the students who will be required to resolve this before determining Federal Student Aid eligibility.

Resolving Unusual Enrollment History

You will be required to provide academic transcripts from all colleges and universities attended during the review period to Del Mar College. The institution will determine whether academic credit was earned at each of the previously attended institutions during the past three award years (2012-2013, 2013-2014, and 2014-2015). Academic credit earned is considered to have been earned if the academic records show that you received a grade of “A”, “B”, “C”, or “D” as listed in the Grading System Section of the DMC Catalog. If you did not earn academic credit at each of the previously attended institutions during the past three award years, you may be ineligible for further Federal Student Aid. The Financial Aid Services has the authority to require official transcripts from the Colleges and universities attended during the review period if the documents that you submitted are unclear.

Appealing an Ineligibility Determination

You will be asked to contact Financial Aid Services so that you may provide a statement explaining why you failed to earn academic credit and any additional supporting documentation. If eligibility is approved, you will be required to meet with an academic advisor and a financial aid representative; you must not drop or withdraw (officially or unofficially) from any courses after the term begins and must maintain Financial Aid SAP. If you did not earn academic credit at each of the previously attended institutions during the past three award years and are not able to provide an acceptable explanation and documentation for the unusual enrollment history, you are ineligible for further Federal Student Aid. All decisions made by Financial Aid Services are final. 42


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Procedures for Referring Individuals to the Office of Inspector General

If we suspect that a student, employee, or other individual has misreported information or altered documentation to fraudulently obtain federal funds, we will report that individual to the Office of Inspector General at (214) 661-9530. This includes false claims of independent student status, false claims of citizenship, use of false identities, forgery of signatures of certifications and false statements of income. Fraud is the intent to deceive as opposed to a mistake.

Types of Aid

The source and amount of any aid will depend greatly on your demonstrated need as determined by the ED and Del Mar College Financial Aid Services. Aid comes in two major forms: gift aid and self-help aid.

I. Gift Aid

There are two kinds of gift aid—grants and scholarships: A. Grants Del Mar College participates in numerous federal, state and local grant programs. Federal Pell Grant (PELL) Pell Grants are awarded only to undergraduate students who have not earned a bachelor’s or professional degree. (A professional degree would include a degree in a field such as pharmacy or dentistry). Eligibility for the Federal Pell Grant is partially determined by the number of credit hours in which you are enrolled during the semester. Del Mar College’s award letters show student eligibility for Federal Pell Grant funds for eligible students assuming that the students will take at least 12 credit hours per semester. Financial Aid Services adjusts the amount of Pell Grant that students receive if the number of credit hours that students are enrolled in changes through the census date of each semester. For more information on eligibility requirements, please refer to the sections that follow.

Award Amounts

Awards are based on your Expected Family Contribution (EFC) as determined by the FAFSA and by your level of enrollment. How much you may receive will depend on your EFC, your cost of attendance, your enrollment status and whether you attend school for a full academic year. You may only receive Pell Grant funds from one institution at a time.

Levels of Enrollment Full Time Three Quarter Time Half Time Less Than Half Time*

Equivalent credit hours 12+ credit hours 9-11 credit hours 6-8 credit hours 5 credit hours or less

*Students enrolled less than full-time may still receive a Pell Grant award if their EFC allows it.

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Eligibility

To determine if you are eligible, the ED established a standard formula, to evaluate the information you report when you apply. The formula produces an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) number. The lower the EFC number, the more aid you are eligible for. Your Student Aid Report (SAR) and the Institutional Student Information Record (ISIR) contain this number and will tell you if you are eligible. Below are the basic eligibility requirements to be considered for Federal Aid (Title IV programs): 1. Complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) 2. Meet all ED eligibility requirements including but not limited to: a. Demonstrate financial need b. Have a High School Diploma or a General Education Development (GED) Certificate c. Register with the Selective Services, if required d. Be a U.S. citizen or Eligible Non-citizen e. Have a valid Social Security Number 3. Be enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a regular student working toward a degree or certificate in an eligible program 4. Meet the standards of the Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Policy.

Additional Requirements

Financial Aid Services monitors requirements that can affect your eligibility for Federal Pell Grant funds, including but not limited to: 1. Your continued enrollment within a semester: if you withdraw/are withdrawn, you may be required to repay funds awarded to you. 2. Your grades: if you do not earn at least one passing grade in a semester, you may be required to repay funds awarded to you. 3. Developmental courses you attempt: we may only fund 30 credit hours of developmental work (10 developmental courses) over your educational career. If a Pell eligible student attempts his/her 11th or greater developmental course, that course cannot be counted in the student’s enrollment status. 4. Repeated Coursework: Beginning July 1, 2011, the definition of a fulltime student was amended to allow repeated coursework to count toward enrollment status in term-based programs. 5. Lifetime Eligibility Used: Effective July 1, 2012, students may only receive a Pell Grant for six years of full-time enrollment (equivalent to 12 semesters or 600%) during their lifetime. This change affects all students regardless of when or where they received their first Pell Grant. The maximum amount of Pell Grant funding that a student may receive each year is equal to 100%, this is why the six-year equivalent is 600%. 6. Unusual Enrollment History: Beginning award year 2013-2014 and forward, new regulations have been established to prevent fraud and abuse in the Federal Pell Grant Program by identifying students with unusual enrollment histories. Financial Aid Services is required to review your enrollment and financial aid record to determine if, during the past three award years, you had legitimate reasons for the unusual enrollment history. 44


FINANCIAL AID 7. Attendance Verification: eligibility to receive Title IV aid is partially determined by the number of classes that you attend; you cannot receive aid for classes in which you are registered but do not attend at least once.

Fund Disbursements

DMC will credit Pell Grant funds to your school account to pay for tuition, fees and other school related costs which appear on your student account (institutional charges). If you are eligible for funds in excess of your institutional charges, after completing eligibility verification, DMC will pay you the difference via the DMC Debit Card. As a registered student, you will receive a DMC Debit Card and a OneAccount. All financial aid funds and refunds will be disbursed to your OneAccount. You can choose to have your funds deposited into your OneAccount, your own bank account or have a check mailed to the address you have on file with the Admissions Office. You can find more information about the OneAccount at www.DMCDebitCard.com. Book allowance and final refund release dates are provided to students before the start of each semester; those are published at www.delmar.edu/Paying_for_College. aspx Students’ eligibility for the Federal Pell Grant takes time. Financial Aid Services must confirm, through an enrollment verification process that all students have attended all of the courses that they have enrolled in. The enrollment verification takes place after census date of each semester and may take up to three weeks. Can I receive a Federal Pell Grant if I am enrolled less than half-time? Yes, if your EFC is low enough to be eligible. You will not receive as much as if you were enrolled full time, but DMC will disburse your Pell Grant funds in accordance with your enrollment status. Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) A Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) is for undergraduates with exceptional financial need-that is, students with the lowest EFC-and gives priority to students who receive Federal Pell Grants.

Award Amounts

Financial Aid Services will award a student up to $400 per semester. There is no guarantee every eligible student will be able to receive a FSEOG; DMC students are awarded based on the availability of funds. FSEOG funds are awarded by semester.

Eligibility

To determine if you are eligible, the ED uses a standard formula, established by the ED, to evaluate the information you report when you apply. The formula produces an EFC number. The FSEOG is an additional grant available to undergraduate students with exceptional financial need and gives priority to students who receive Federal Pell Grants. Below are the basic eligibility requirements to be considered for Federal Aid (Title IV programs): 1. Complete a FAFSA. 2. Meet all ED eligibility requirements including but not limited to: a. Demonstrate financial need 45


FINANCIAL AID b. Have a High School Diploma or a General Education Development (GED) Certificate c. Register with the Selective Services, if required. d. Be a U.S. citizen or Eligible Non-citizen. e. Have a valid Social Security Number. 3. Be enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a regular student working toward a degree or certificate in an eligible program. 4. Meet the standards of the Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Policy. 5. Be registered and attending at least 6 credit hours per term.

Additional Requirements

Financial Aid Services monitors requirements that can affect your eligibility for FSEOG, including but not limited to: 1. Your continued enrollment within a semester: If you withdraw/are withdrawn, you may be required to repay funds awarded to you. 2. Your grades: If you do not earn at least one passing grade in a semester, you may be required to repay funds awarded to you. 3. Developmental courses you attempt: We may only fund 30 credit hours of developmental work (10 developmental courses) over a student’s educational career. If a Pell eligible student attempts his/her 11th or greater developmental course, that course cannot be counted in the student’s enrollment status. 4. Repeated Coursework: The definition of a full-time student was amended to allow, in some cases, repeated coursework to count toward enrollment status. 5. Attendance Verification: Eligibility to receive Title IV aid is partially determined by the number of classes that a student attends; students cannot receive aid for classes in which they are registered but do not attend at least once.

Fund Disbursements

DMC will credit FSEOG funds to your school account to pay for tuition, fees and other school related costs which appear on your student account (institutional charges). If you are eligible for funds in excess of your institutional charges, after completing eligibility verification, DMC will pay you the difference via the DMC Debit Card. As a registered student, you will receive a DMC Debit Card and a OneAccount. All financial aid funds and refunds will be disbursed to your OneAccount. You can choose to have your funds deposited into your OneAccount, your own bank account or have a check mailed to the address you have on file with the Admissions Office. You can find more information about the OneAccount at www.DMCDebitCard.com. Book allowance and final refund release dates are provided to students before the start of each semester; those are published at www.delmar.edu/Paying_for_College. aspx Texas Public Educational Grant (TPEG) A Texas Public Educational Opportunity Grant (TPEG) was established by the Texas Legislature to help students with financial need attend public community colleges, public technical colleges, or public state colleges in Texas. The TPEG 46


FINANCIAL AID does not have to be repaid.

Eligibility Requirements

You must be meeting eligibility requirements listed earlier in the catalog. There is no additional application to apply for this grant besides the FAFSA. You must be registered and attending at least 6 credit hours during the fall and/ or spring terms and at least 3 credit hours during the summer I term. TPEG funds are not awarded for the summer II term. Note: There is no guarantee every eligible student will be able to receive a TPEG. As funds are limited. Texas Public Educational Grant (TPEGN) NON-RESIDENT TEXAS PUBLIC EDUCATION GRANT FUNDS Non-resident Texas Public Education Grant (TPEGN) is a grant that is generated from funds that non-resident students pay for tuition and fees at DMC. These funds are very limited and are set aside every year to award non-resident students and do not have to be repaid. You must be registered and attending at least 6 credit hours during the fall and/or spring terms and at least 3 credit hours during the summer I term. TPEGN funds are not awarded for the summer II term. Toward Excellence, Access and Success (TX) Grant Renewed (TxCON) TEXAS GRANT (TOWARDS, EXCELLENCE, ACCESS AND SUCCESS) RENEWAL The TEXAS Grant was established by the Texas Legislature to help well-prepared high school graduates with financial need attend public institutions of higher education in Texas. Effective, Academic Year 2014-2015, public community, technical and state colleges will no longer be eligible to make initial year awards to students at their institutions. Del Mar College may make renewal year awards to eligible student who received an initial award prior to fall 2014 through their institution or another public 2-year institution.

Eligibility

To receive consideration for a renewal year award through the TEXAS Grant Program, you must be enrolled at least three-quarter time as: • an undergraduate student at a public 2-year institution who previously received an initial year (IY) award prior to fall 2014 at a public 2-year institution; • Be registered with Selective Service, or be exempt; • Have a calculated financial need; • Maintain satisfactory academic progress (see Academic Requirements); • Be classified by the institution as a Texas resident; and • Have not been convicted of a felony or crime involving a controlled substance

Grant Restrictions

Students receiving Texas grant who continue in college and who meet the program academic requirements can receive awards for up to 150 semester credit hours, until they receive a bachelor’s degree, or for five years if enrolled in a 4-year degree plan, or six years if enrolled in a 5 year degree plan, whichever comes first. 47


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Academic Requirements

The academic requirements for continuing to receive the grant are as follows: • Students who receive the Texas grant must have a minimum 2.5 Cumulative GPA • Complete at least 24 semester credit hours per academic year. Texas Educational Opportunity Grant Initial (TEOG1) The TEOG Grant was established by the Texas Legislature to help students with financial need attend public community colleges, public technical colleges, or public state colleges in Texas.

Eligibility

To determine if you are eligible for a TEOG Grant, you must complete and submit a FAFSA and have an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) less than or equal to 4800. Funding is limited, so you need to submit your application as soon as possible after January 1. You must also be a Texas Resident (or a non-resident who graduated from a Texas high school, or received a GED Certificate in Texas, and have resided in Texas for three years leading up to graduation or receiving a GED Certificate. You must also have resided in Texas for 12 months prior to the census date of the semester in which you will enroll at DMC, and will file or have filed an Application for Permanent Residency at the earliest opportunity you are eligible to do so). Other requirements include: • Enroll in at least ½ time (6 semester credit hours) • Be in the first 30 semester credit hours in an associate’s degree or certificate program at a public two-year college in Texas • Have not been granted an associate’s degree or bachelor’s degree • If male, must register with Selective Service • Have not been convicted of a felony or crime involving a controlled substance.

Grant Restrictions

Students receiving TEOG who continue in college and who meet the program academic requirements can receive awards for up to 75 semester credit hours, for four years, or until they receive an associate’s degree, whichever comes first.

Academic Requirements

The academic requirements for continuing to receive the grant are as follows: • Minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA and • Complete at least 75% of attempted hours.

Award Amounts

Effective with the 2014-15 award year, award amounts must be prorated in relation to the student’s enrollment status as of the census date for the semester. The maximum award amounts based on this required proration are below: Maximum Award Credit Hours $1,350 12+ credit hours $1,013 9-11 credit hours $675 6-8 credit hours 0 5 credit hours or less 48


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Fund Disbursements

DMC will credit TEOG funds to your school account to pay for tuition, fees and other school related costs which appear on your student account (institutional charges). If you are eligible for funds in excess of your institutional charges, after completing eligibility verification, DMC will pay you the difference via the DMC Debit Card. As a registered student, you will receive a DMC Debit Card and a OneAccount. All financial aid funds and refunds will be disbursed to your OneAccount. You can choose to have your funds deposited into your OneAccount, your own bank account or have a check mailed to the address you have on file with the Admissions Office. You can find more information about the OneAccount at www.DMCDebitCard.com. Book allowance and final refund release dates are provided to students before the start of each semester; those are published at www.delmar.edu/Paying_for_College. aspx Texas Educational Opportunity Grant Renewal (TEOG2) The TEOG Grant was established by the Texas Legislature to help students with financial need attend public community colleges, public technical colleges, or public state colleges in Texas.

Eligibility

To receive a renewal award through the TEOG Program, you must: • Be enrolled at least half-time as an undergraduate student who previously received an initial TEOG award and has not yet been granted an associate’s or baccalaureate degree; • Be classified by the institution as a Texas resident; • Have a calculated financial need; • Have applied for available financial assistance; • Have not been convicted of a felony or crime involving a controlled substance; • Be registered with Selective Service, or be exempt; • Not be concurrently receiving a renewal TEXAS Grant; and • Maintain satisfactory academic progress

Grant Restrictions

Students receiving TEOG who continue in college and who meet the program academic requirements can receive awards for up to 75 semester credit hours, for four years, or until they receive an associate’s degree, whichever comes first.

Award Amounts

Effective with the 2014-15 award year, award amounts must be prorated in relation to the student’s enrollment status as of the census date for the semester. The maximum award amounts based on this required proration are below: Maximum Award Credit Hours $1,350 12+ credit hours $1,013 9-11 credit hours $675 6-8 credit hours 0 5 credit hours or less

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Academic Requirements

The academic requirements for continuing to receive the grant are as follows. • Minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA and • Complete at least 75% of attempted hours.

Top 10% Scholarship Program

The 80th Texas Legislature created the Top 10% Scholarship to encourage students who graduate in the top 10 percent of their high school class to attend a Texas public institution of higher education.

Initial Eligibility

To receive an initial award through the Top 10 Percent Scholarship Program, a student must: 1. Be a Texas resident; 2. Graduate from an accredited public or private high school in Texas; 3. Complete the Recommended or Distinguished Achievement curriculum (or the equivalent) at an accredited public high school in Texas, or the equivalent at an accredited private high school in Texas; 4. Rank in the top 10 percent of the HS graduating class as of the 7th semester, or the 6th semester if the college uses that semester to determine admission to the institution; 5. Submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) in time to generate the Central Processing System (CPS) results in a non-rejected status by March 15, or submit the Texas Application for State Financial Aid (TASFA) to the financial aid office by March 15; 6. Register with Selective Service, or be exempt; 7. Enroll full-time in the fall 2015 semester in a Texas public 2-year or 4-year college or university after graduation from high school in 20142015 and maintain full-time enrollment through the census date of the semester; and 8. Demonstrate financial need

Renewal Eligibility

To receive a renewal award through the Top 10 Percent Scholarship Program, a student must: 1. Receive an initial year Top 10 Percent Scholarship in a previous year; 2. Submit the 2015-2016 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) in time to generate the CPS results in a non-rejected status by March 15, or submit the Texas Application for State Financial Aid (TASFA) to the financial aid office by March 15; 3. Demonstrate financial need; 4. Enroll full-time in the fall 2015 semester in a Texas public 2-year or 4-year college or university and maintain full-time enrollment through the census date of the semester; 5. Successfully complete at least 30 semester credit hours in the previous year; 6. Successfully complete at least 75% of the hours attempted in the previous year; and 7. Maintain a cumulative 3.25 GPA.

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FINANCIAL AID B. Scholarships Del Mar College Foundation, Inc. offers over $750,000 in scholarships each year to help deserving students pay for their college education. Scholarships are monetary awards to students that do not have to be repaid. Every scholarship awarded by the Foundation is made possible through charitable gifts from individuals, corporations, organizations or foundations. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of scholastic achievement, financial need, field of study or a variety of criteria set by the benefactor. Average awards are between $500 to $2,000 and students can be awarded multiple scholarships to help offset the cost of education. The Foundation oversees more than 440 different scholarship funds made available through generous donation or grants. A single online application matches students to all the Del Mar College Foundation scholarships for which they are eligible. Students are not required to fill out the FASFA. However, it is recommended as FAFSA scores are used to determine eligibility for any Foundation scholarships in which financial need is required. The online application is open mid-January through April of each year with scholarships awarded for the upcoming academic year (Fall/Spring or Fall/ Spring/Summer). Apply on-line at www.delmar.edu/scholarships. Emergency scholarships are available for students encountering unexpected situations which jeopardize their ability to complete their program of study. Emergency scholarships are awarded on a case-by-case basis throughout the year as funding is available. Emergency scholarship applications are available at the Del Mar College Foundation, Inc. office located in the Del Mar College Center for Economic Development, 3209 S. Staples, Room 131 or the application can be downloaded and printed through the scholarship website listed above. For additional information on Del Mar College Foundation scholarships, visit the Del Mar College website at www.delmar.edu/foundation or contact the Foundation Office at (361) 698-1317.

II. Self-Help

There are two forms of self-help—loans and employment: A. Loans Loans are available to assist you in meeting your educational costs. All of the loans available are long-term, low-interest loans. No loan may be made if you are unwilling to repay the loan. A prior default or delinquency on a loan or an established history of nonpayment of debts may be taken as evidence of unwillingness to repay the loan. If efforts manage and lower our overall default rate, students who fall into the following categories must submit a Loan Appeal Packet to be considered for student loans: • Students who have already borrowed more than the DMC recommended loan limit of $17,500 (regardless of what college the loan was borrowed at) • Students who have defaulted student loans previously • Students requesting an unsubsidized loan in excess of $1,000 per semester

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FINANCIAL AID There are three kinds of loans:

1. Student Loans

The following student loan programs are available: • Direct Loan Subsidized (DLSUB) • Direct Loan Unsubsidized (DUNSB) * The Federal Direct Loan Program consists of both the Federal Subsidized and Unsubsidized student loans; however, the U.S. Department of Education is your lending institution and will be responsible for all your correspondence and repayments.

Applying for Federal Loans

To apply for a federal student aid direct loan, you must: 1. Be fully admitted to DMC.

2. Have your FAFSA application submitted and processed.

3. Submit the DMC 2015-2016 Resource Application (eForm) indicating “Yes” to wanting to borrow a loan.

4. Complete the Loan Entrance Counseling online at www.studentloans.gov (explains the obligations you agree to meet as a condition of receiving a direct loan). You must complete this step within two weeks of being offered a student loan. 5. Complete the Master Promissory Note (MPN) at www.studentloans. gov. You must complete this step within two weeks of being offered a student loan.

6. Attend a mandatory Loan Advising Workshop on campus. You may attend any time before being offered loan but you must attend within two weeks after being offered a loan. 7. Be enrolled in at least six hours and maintain satisfactory academic progress.

After steps 1-7 are met, the first disbursement will be issued by DMC approximately two weeks after the start of the first six credit hours of the semester. First-time borrowers are required to wait 30 days for their first disbursement. One-semester loans are disbursed in two payments. Federal Stafford Annual Loan amounts for a single academic year, effective July 1, 2008, are: Year First-Year Undergraduate 0 – 29 hours Second-Year Undergraduate 30+ hours

Dependent Students

Independent Students

$3,500 in Subsidized Loans

$4,500 in Subsidized Loans

$2,000 in Unsubsidized Loans

$2,000 in Unsubsidized Loans

$3,500 in Subsidized Loans

$4,500 in Subsidized Loans

$6,000 in Unsubsidized Loans

$6,000 in Unsubsidized Loans

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FINANCIAL AID 1. The interest rate charged on Direct Loans is 4.66% which also is subject to change every July 1.

First-Time Borrowers

Learn about the Time Limitation on Direct Subsidized Loan Eligibility for FirstTime Borrowers on or after July 1, 2013 at https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/types/loans/ subsidized-unsubsidized.

Know Before You Owe!

Have questions about student loans? Get more information from the Department of Education’s overview of direct subsidized loans at https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/ types/loans/subsidized-unsubsidized#subsidized-vs-unsubsidized The Federal Student Aid Calculators will help you estimate your monthly loan payment and can be found at www.collegeforalltexans.com/apps/CollegeMoney/

National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS)

The National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) is the U.S. Department of Education’s (ED’s) central database for student aid. NSLDS Student Access provides a centralized, integrated view of Title IV loans and grants, so recipients of Title IV Aid can access and inquire about their Title IV loans and/or grant data. The system can help you learn about your loan status, assist with repayment methods to keep your loan out of default and keep you aware of where your loan debt is currently.

Federal Loan Servicers

Students go in to loan repayment six months after they stop attending at least half-time. Once you go in to repayment, you will be contacted by a federal loan servicer to make payment arrangements.

2. Parent Loans

The following is the main parent loan: • Federal Parent Loans for Undergraduate Students (FPLUS) Your parents may borrow funds under this loan program on behalf of you, if you are a dependent undergraduate student. Parents can borrow up to the cost of education minus other financial aid you may have received. Parents must have a good credit history to qualify and not currently be in default of their own federal student loans. A processed FAFSA must be on file and parents must apply for the FPLUS loan online at www.studentloans.gov. If approved, parent must complete a FPLUS loan form available in the financial aid office. For detailed information on how to apply for a FPLUS Loan, go to www.delmar. edu/federal_parent_loans_for_undergraduate_students.aspx

3. Alternative Loans

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FINANCIAL AID program. Students are required to complete a FAFSA application each academic year and must maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress to be considered. Students can never receive more loan money than their cost of attendance and overall unmet need. What should you look for in an Alternative Loan? • Annual Percentage Rate (APR) • Loan Limits • Repayment Terms • Cosigner Requirement • Repayment Incentives • Interest Capitalization • Lender for Federal Loans B. Student Employment Programs You may opt to work part-time, usually on campus, to help pay for college. There are student employment programs as follows: 1. Federal Work-Study (FWSP) and Texas Work-Study Programs (TXWS) The Federal Work-Study Program and the Texas Work-Study Program provides jobs for undergraduate and graduate students with financial need, allowing them to earn money to help pay education expenses. These programs encourage community service work and work related to your course of study. Work Study is part of a students’ financial aid award package and the student must obtain a position to earn the funds for which he/she is eligible for. The work-study student may or may not earn all the funds that he/she was eligible to receive. Once funds have been exhausted employment will end.

Eligibility Determination • • • • •

Student must be registered for at least 6 credit hours Student must have unmet need Student must have their Financial Aid File complete Student must be meeting Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress (TXWS) Student must be a Texas resident

Additional Information

• Student can work up to 15 hours per week, number of hours determined by their award • Students are paid at the federal minimum wage currently at $7.25 per hour; effective Fall 2015 students will be paid $8 per hour. • Students are paid every two weeks. • Student Employment earnings are directly deposited to their personal checking/savings account or their DMC Debit Card (OneAccount). • Work hours are flexible and planned around your class schedule. • Students can establish excellent references. • Students Employment is great for your career experience. • Financial Aid Services will contact the student once an accepted award has been received. 54


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2. Student Assistant Employment Program

The Student Assistant (SA) Program is a part-time employment program for Del Mar College students. Students do not have to show financial need to work under this program. The part-time jobs are available in the various departments on campus.

Eligibility Determination

• Student must be enrolled for at least 6 credit hours during the fall/spring semesters and at least 3 credit hours during each summer term. • Dropping courses below the minimum hours per semester will cause immediate termination of employment.

Additional Information

• Students can work up to 15 hours per week unless otherwise stipulated by department but cannot exceed 19 hours per week. • Students are paid at the federal minimum wage currently $7.25 per hour unless otherwise stipulated by the department. • The DMC Student Job Bank is a posting service that you can review to assist you with employment opportunities. Follow the instructions provided at www.delmar.edu/dmcjobbank/aspx

Protect your Financial Aid – Don’t lose it!

Federal regulations require educational institutions to review the academic progress of all students applying for student financial assistance. Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) must be maintained in order to receive aid. A student’s academic process is evaluated after each long semester and summer term with the following standards as mandated by the federal regulations: • Qualitative (Grades and Cumulative Grade Point Average) • Quantitative (Maximum Time Frame for completion) This review will include all periods of the student’s enrollment, even those for which the student did not receive financial aid. Students are expected to be continuously aware of their grades.

DMC Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Policy

Del Mar College has adopted the following Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy (be advised these standards apply to all financial aid programs unless the terms of a particular program indicate otherwise): Federal/State Regulations require students to be making Satisfactory Academic Progress at the time they receive financial assistance. All financial aid recipients must be enrolled in a program of study leading to an Associate’s degree or a certificate program. All course work attempted at Del Mar College will be evaluated, regardless of whether the student previously received assistance. All transfer course work, accepted for credit towards your program at Del Mar College, will be counted towards the maximum time frame. A student’s academic progress is evaluated after each long semester and at the end of the summer session. The evaluation includes all coursework attempted for the semester/sessions (withdrawals, incompletes and “R” grades will be included in determining the total number of hours for which the student enrolled). 55


FINANCIAL AID It also includes all periods of the student’s enrollment, even those for which the student did not receive financial aid. (Rapid Track semesters, mini-semesters and Maymesters will be included in the semester in which they began.) The Progress Standards required are shown below: • Must successfully pass the number of hours/credits stated below: - Students enrolled for a full-time course load, 12 hours or more, will be required to pass a minimum of nine (9) semesters hours of the courses enrolled or - Students enrolled for three-quarter time, 9 to 11 hours, will be required to pass a minimum of six (6) semesters hours of the courses enrolled or - Students enrolled for half-time, 6 to 8 hours, will be required to pass six (6) hours of the courses enrolled or - Students who enroll for less than six (6) hours must complete all hours attempted and • Must have a 2.0 or better GPA on the minimum numbers of hours required to pass. • Must maintain an overall 2.0 GPA at the end of the fourth semester, including Summer Terms. • Must complete a certificate/degree program within the maximum time frame of 150% of the published length of the educational program your current major. For example, if a student is pursuing a program (certificate/associate degree) requiring 64 credit hours, no financial consideration would be available after completing 96 credit hours, even if the student has not yet earned the certificate/associate degree and meets all other satisfactory academic progress standards. (64 X 150%=96) Successful passing means a student has received a minimum grade of D. Grades of F, IP (in progress), W (withdrew) are not considered passing courses.

Good Standing

• Students who meet the above requirements are considered to be in good standing for financial aid purposes.

Failure To Meet Standards

Financial Aid Warning • Financial aid warning is a caution that the student is jeopardizing future eligibility but can still receive financial aid. • The first time the minimum standard is not met, the student will be placed on a financial aid warning. • Students who reach the maximum time frame limitation will not receive a warning notification. • Students who do not have a minimum overall 2.0 GPA at the end of the 4th semester will not receive a warning notification. Financial Aid Suspension • Financial aid suspension is a cancellation/denial of awards or disbursements of financial aid. • The second time the minimum standard is not achieved; the student will be placed on financial aid suspension. 56


FINANCIAL AID • Students placed on academic suspension by the Registrar’s Office will automatically be placed on financial aid suspension. This financial aid status will continue should the student be granted permission to enroll after an academic suspension appeal. Students under this status must meet the Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress standards in order to get back on financial aid. • Students placed on enforced scholastic suspension the last time they were enrolled will be on financial aid suspension. • Any student exceeding the maximum time frame of 150% of the program will be placed on financial aid suspension. • A cumulative 2.0 GPA must still be maintained for students who have attended four semesters, including Summer Terms. Notification of Status Students placed on Financial Aid Warning or Financial Aid Suspension will be notified via email of their status after grades are available on DMC’s system. Regaining Eligibility A student may regain eligibility for financial aid by: • Paying for expenses related to enrollment from personal resources until the student has satisfied the minimum standards of the Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Policy. • Students placed on financial aid suspension while enrolled for six (6) or more hours must enroll for six (6) or more hours and meet the minimum requirements as stated above. • Students placed on financial aid suspension while enrolled less than six (6) hours may enroll for less than six (6) hours and complete all hours with a 2.0 or better to remove the financial aid suspension status; however, their status will only improve to financial aid warning. • Students who had extenuating circumstances for not maintaining SAP, may appeal the suspension status by filing a written appeal with Financial Aid Services within two (2) weeks from the date the email is sent to the student notifying them of the status. • The time frame for filing an appeal will be strictly enforced. • The student automatically waives their right to appeal if they fail to submit documentation within two (2) weeks, as stated above and must regain eligibility without financial assistance (maximum time frame cannot regain eligibility).

Financial Aid Suspension Appeal Process

Federal regulations provide for hardship waivers based on the death of a relative, personal injury, illness (self and family) or other extenuating circumstances that prevent the student from making progress. Students must complete a Financial Aid Services Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Appeal packet and a narrative as to the circumstance(s) that prevented SAP and attach supporting documentation such as: • Death Certificate • Letter from a doctor on official letterhead • Police records or court documents • Other verifiable documents that support the student’s claim. In addition, students must also provide a statement indicating what provisions have been made to ensure the circumstance(s), if any, will not reoccur or interfere with 57


FINANCIAL AID future academic progress. A signed copy of an up-to-date degree plan along with a degree plan summary sheet must also be submitted to Financial Aid Services.

Maximum Time Frame Appeal

A student appealing due to having exceeded the maximum time frame must complete the Maximum Time Frame Appeal form along with a narrative explaining the reasons why the time frame was exceeded. A signed copy of an up-to-date degree plan along with a degree plan summary sheet must also be submitted to Financial Aid Services.

Additional Appeal Information

Maximum Time Frame Adjustment for Change of Major Students who change their major may have credits attempted and grades earned excluded from the Maximum Time Frame calculation if those credit hours do not count toward the new major. Exclusion of credit hours from the Maximum Time Frame Calculation will be allowed once, for change of major. All developmental courses and academic courses where the student earned grades of “F”, “R”, “W” or “I” will be excluded from the Maximum Time Frame calculation when those courses are between the first major and the second major change; these grades cannot be excluded after the second major. The review for change of Major is limited to two program changes. Students who graduate and return to DMC for a Second degree If a student graduates from DMC and re-enrolls at DMC to pursue another educational program, all developmental courses and academic courses where the student earned grades of “F”, “R”, “W” or “I” will be excluded from the Maximum Time Frame calculation. Students may request a review by providing a degree plan furnished by their program advisor and submitting it to Financial Aid Services Office for review. The degree plan will be reviewed by Financial Aid Services to determine exactly which credit hours from the graduated program apply to the student’s new program of study. Classes from the program the student graduated from, which do not count toward graduation for the new program, will be eliminated from the total. The review for a new degree after graduation is limited to two degree program graduations. Financial Aid Services will notify the student of the findings and recommendations. Students whose appeal has been granted will be placed on financial aid probation and all courses attempted must be passed with a 2.0 or better. During the Appeals Process, the student must be prepared to pay for expenses such as tuition, fees, books and supplies and/or other educational related expenses from personal resources. Additional Information: • There is a limit of 30 semester hours of developmental course work that may be eligible for financial aid. Any developmental hours beyond this 30 hour limit will not be eligible for financial aid consideration. All developmental course work will be counted toward the maximum time frame. • All repeated course work will count toward the maximum time frame. **SEE Retaking Coursework • Transfer work: All transfer work, accepted for credit toward their program at Del Mar College, will be counted towards the maximum time frame. Students will be required to have an appropriate advisor evaluate the transfer hours 58


FINANCIAL AID and certify on the DMC Transfer Credit Evaluation Form (TRCR), the number of transfer hours applicable towards their current educational objective. A signed degree plan must also be submitted along with the TRCR. Financial Aid Services will adjust the total attempted semester hours accordingly. All decisions made by the Financial Aid Services are final. • TEXAS Grant and TEOG awards cannot be appealed.

Retaking Coursework

Changes to Financial Aid regulations will prohibit, in some cases, payment of previously repeated courses. These changes were effective with the Summer 2012 term. Rules will permit payment for retaking a course under the following conditions: • If a student earns/receives a non-passing grade (I, R, W, F) in a course, the student may retake the course and can be included for payment. • If the student passes the course (D is considered passing), the student may retake the course one more time to improve the grade and can be included for payment • Any second or subsequent repetition of a passed course may not be counted for payment • Retaking courses will be counted in evaluating the student’s record for Satisfactory Academic Progress and maximum time frame eligibility (www.delmar.edu/protect_your_financial_aid.aspx)

Consequences Of Withdrawing/Dropping

It is important that you consider very carefully the consequences of withdrawing/ dropping or not attending all of your classes at Del Mar College; this can adversely impact your financial aid.

Return of Title IV Funds

Return of Title IV Funds applies to you if you have been awarded assistance from a federally funded loan or grant and have completely withdrawn (officially or unofficially) from Del Mar College or if you earn all non-passing grades and your instructor reports your last day of attendance before the official end of the semester the Department of Education considers you to have officially withdrawn. A Return of Title IV funds calculation is then performed.

Calculation of Return

Federal aid is earned on a daily prorated basis up to and including the 60% point in the semester. After the 60% point, all aid is considered earned and no refunds/repayments are required. Your Return of Title IV Funds will be calculated accordingly: • The percent earned is calculated by dividing the number of calendar days completed by the number of calendar days in the semester. • The earned percentage received in federal assistance is the amount you are permitted to keep. The unearned percentage (remaining amount) must be returned to the federal government by both the College and you. This may cause you to owe both the College and the federal government. • The percent Del Mar College must return, on your behalf, will be returned to the appropriate federal fund program. The Del Mar College Business Office will bill you for the amount owed to the College. Outstanding balances at the 59


FINANCIAL AID end of the term will be referred to a collection agency by the Del Mar College Business Office. • The funds will be refunded to the Federal Funds Program in the following order, if applicable: 1. Unsubsidized Federal Direct Student Loan 2. Subsidized Federal Direct Student Loan 3. Pell Grant Program 4. Federal SEOG • You must repay the amount owed to the appropriate federal program within 45 days. After the 45th day, if payment is not received, your overpayment will be referred to the ED for collections and to the National Student Loan Database. • You must then make repayment arrangements with the ED in order to maintain future eligibility for federal funds.

Summary

Financial Aid Services is ready to assist you with exploring options to financing your higher education costs.

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ACHIEVING SUCCESS

In this section, you can find what you need to succeed in your classes at Del Mar. Support Services

There are six general types of support services that help you from beginning to end. The Division of Student Engagement and Retention provides essential information about the College, its policies, campus life, peer tutoring, career counseling, personal counseling, new student orientation and TRiO student support services and much, much more.

1. Student Success Center

The Student Success Center (SSC) located in the St. Clair Building on the East Campus provides academic support for students who want assistance outside of the regular classroom. Housed in the SSC are Peer Tutoring, Supplemental Instruction, laptop checkout program, computer lab, graphing calculators and a variety of student oriented workshops to promote retention and completion. Office hours: Monday - Thursday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Friday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Contact the SSC office at (361) 698-2265 for additional information.

2. New Student Orientation

The New Student Orientation program held prior to the beginning of each semester facilitates a successful academic and personal transition of new students and their families into the Del Mar College community. New Student Orientation is designed to help students: • Prepare for academic life at Del Mar College • Make new friends • Explore the campus and its resources • Learn about activities and campus life • Learn about relevant policies and regulations • Familiarize themselves (and their families) with the College experience New Student Orientation familiarizes prospective incoming and transfer students with essential information concerning College rules and regulations and student services and activities. Attendance is required, since pertinent information is shared which enhances and improves a student’s opportunity for success.

3. TRiO Student Support Services

The TRiO Student Support Services Program, funded by a grant from the U.S. Department of Education, offers eligible students a variety of support services. Among the services are tutoring, financial aid information, mentoring, college transfer assistance, career exploration, assistance with goal setting and attainment and academic and social activities. The goal of TRiO is to assist you in your efforts to successfully accomplish your educational and career objectives. TRiO has two locations to include the St. Clair Building Room 111 on the East Campus and the Emerging Technology Building, Room 114 on the West Campus. For additional information, contact the TRiO office at (361) 698-1894.

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4. Career Advisement and Placement Office

The Career Advisement and Placement Office offers information, assistance and guidance to you and alumni interested in identifying and planning a new career, preparing for employment, changing careers or providing referrals to part-time, full-time and career positions. Del Mar works in conjunction with Texas Workforce Solutions to put you in touch with employers in our area and to advise you as to the targeted occupations which can afford the best opportunity for you. Del Mar uses Work in Texas (http://workintexas.jobs) for both applicants and employers for all of those positions not with Del Mar College. Employers interested in Del Mar College students should contact the Office directly at (361) 698-1329 or visit the Center for Economic Development located at 3209 South Staples. Workshops and individual appointments are available to help you with career goals, job search strategies, resume writing, labor market information and interviewing techniques. For more information, please call (361) 698-1329. DMC Student Job Bank The Financial Aid Services Office uses the Del Mar College Student Job Bank for on campus positions. This site (www.delmar.edu/placement) provides job search information. The DMC Student Job Bank is a free job posting service available to you 24 hours a day. You can review these employment opportunities by following instructions provided on the DMC Student Job Bank site. For further information or assistance, contact: Center for Economic Development Financial Aid Services 3209 South Staples Harvin Student Center (361) 698-1329 101 Baldwin Boulevard jhayen@delmar.edu (361) 698-1293 Office Hours Monday-Thursday: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Friday: by appointment Saturday: by appointment After hours appointments available upon request.

5. Counseling Center

The Counseling Center provides students with an opportunity to engage in shortterm personal counseling. In addition, the counselors can work with students that want to spend time working one-on-one with a counselor on their career exploration. Professional Counselors are available to help students understand and deal with social, behavioral and personal problems. They work with students individually or in groups. The services provided through the Counseling Center aid students in coping with obstacles such as test anxiety, stress, low self-esteem and other issues which might otherwise interfere with educational and personal development. Counselors may also suggest referrals to other community and college resources when appropriate and with the agreement of the student. All services are confidential. The Counseling Center is located in the Harvin Center, Room 233A on the East Campus, phone (361) 698-1586 and Emerging Technology Building, Room 108 on the West Campus on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. 62


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6. Retention Services

The Retention Services Office was established in order to identify students potentially at risk for academic, social, financial and/or personal reasons and to provide them with the resources necessary for a positive college experience, to promote maximum academic potential and self-efficacy. Our belief is that every student is capable of reaching their academic goals, and we strive to facilitate the empowerment of students through the development of intervention strategies that address academic, financial and social barriers. Del Mar College and the Retention Services Office staff are committed to working collaboratively with all campus departments to facilitate, support, and promote programs and activities that give students the best change for academic success. Services for students at risk of dropping out of college include: • Assistance with the financial aid appeals process to include developing Success Plans • Referrals to campus and community resources • Decision-making and values clarification • Understanding and overcoming barriers to academic success Furthermore, the case managers conduct on-going contact and follow-up with students and coordinate referrals to College and community services as needed. The Retention Case Manager on the East Campus is located in the Harvin Center, Room 208; phone numbers: (361) 698-1285 and (361) 698-1971. The Retention Case Manager on the West Campus is located in Health Science Building 2, Room 242, (361) 698-1861.

Instructional Support

There are four specific types of instructional support.

1. Student Success (STSC 0101) Course

The Student Success Course (STSC 0101) helps you make a successful transition to college. The course covers topics vital to college success: getting organized, time management, goal setting, test taking, note taking and personal communication. In addition, you are introduced to the wide variety of resources on campus.

2. Developmental Courses

You might need to enroll in developmental courses to build a strong academic foundation prior to enrolling in college-level courses. It takes determination on your part to postpone career plans while doing developmental work in English, mathematics or reading. However, these academic enrichment courses will establish the needed preparations prior to enrolling in college-level work. You should know that you pay tuition for these courses, the grades earned are reflected on your permanent transcript and, in most instances, these courses do not count toward a degree. However, through these classes, you develop good study habits, improve reading comprehension, increase ability to analyze and develop reasoning skills. This is what building an academic foundation is really all about. Your developmental course needs might be met by non-semester length developmental education interventions, Non-Course Based Option (NCBO) rather than semester 63


ACHIEVING SUCCESS length developmental education coursework. Check with the Chairperson of the appropriate department to see if you are qualified to take an NCBO.

3. Supplemental Instruction

If you are enrolled in a historically difficult academic course, Supplemental Instruction (SI) provides regularly scheduled, out-of-class, peer-facilitated study sessions led by trained SI Leaders. If you regularly attend SI sessions, you will learn study strategies and refine learning skills which can help you earn higher course grades, stay enrolled and graduate. Call (361) 698-2138 or visit www.delmar.edu/si.

4. Peer Tutoring

The Peer Tutoring Program assists you to identify strategies to support learning and enhancing academic performance. Tutoring is conducted in a constructive atmosphere of learning using a variety of tutoring techniques tailored to your individual learning style. Our main goal is to inspire you to become a confident, independent learner prepared to meet academic and personal challenges. This free tutoring is provided in a number of academic areas such as: • Business • Computer Information Systems • Electronic/Communication Technology • English • Math/Industrial Math • Science • Social Sciences • Health Sciences • Nursing The Peer Tutoring Program strives to create a win-win environment for Del Mar College students. Peer tutors assist you to reach your academic goals while at the same time earn money for your efforts. Our Peer Tutors have an overall GPA of 3.0 to 4.0, are currently enrolled and have earned a grade of an “A” or a “B” in the subject area. Peer Tutors are certified through the College Reading and Learning Association Certification Program. For more information about tutoring or becoming a Peer Tutor, call (361) 698-2267. East Campus St. Clair Building Student Success Center Room 111 (361) 698-2267 Office Hours Monday-Thursday: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Resources

There are three major resources—libraries, computers and the Web.

1. Library Facilities

You have access to two excellent library facilities at Del Mar College. One is the William F. White, Jr. Library, which supports the instructional programs taught 64


ACHIEVING SUCCESS on the East Campus; the other is the Howard E. Barth Learning Resources Center, which has materials pertaining to the technical, safety and allied health programs taught on the West Campus. Holdings Together, the libraries contain over 180,000 bound volumes; 2,200 print periodical titles, including 370 current subscriptions; 81,000 unique electronic titles, including research databases, e-books and periodicals; 33,000 audiovisual items, including microfilm, motion pictures, video and audio recordings, pictures and slides. The libraries have 340 Internet-accessible computers available for use. DMCNet/TexShare Borrowers Card The library’s discovery service, Beacon, provides online access to Del Mar College’s print and online resources. Staff and students may also request a TexShare library card, which provides direct borrowing privileges at many public and college/ university libraries throughout the state, including Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, Texas A&M University-Kingsville and Coastal Bend College. These library catalogs are also accessible from the Del Mar College Library website. Student Technology Centers Computer centers available in both libraries provide access to desktop computers, scanners, printers (including a wide paper plotter), a variety of productivity and instructional support software and the Internet. A valid Del Mar College ID card must be presented when using the Centers. Laptops may be checked out at the Access Services Desk for use within the libraries. Computers are also available to the public for research and accessing the Internet throughout the libraries. Other Services Other library services include in-library viewing and listening carrels for all media titles, customized library instruction, reference desk services and on-line library instruction guides (LibGuides). Borrowing Materials Library materials may be borrowed upon presentation of a valid Del Mar College ID card. Prompt return of borrowed materials is expected so that other students may use them. You cannot register for the next semester, nor get a transcript, unless all materials are returned and library records are clear. Website The library website (http://library.delmar.edu) offers a wide variety of reference resources and training guides for off-campus users. Library hours, services available and other library information are posted on the library website.

2. Computers on Campus

Computer and Network Resources Use Policy You are granted the privilege to use the computer and/or network resources of Del Mar College and accept the responsibility for reasonable and legitimate use. Legitimate use of computer and network resources is limited to College-related instruction, independent study, research, official college work and other specific uses as expressly authorized by the College. The computer and network resources may not be used for personal, commercial, illegal or for-profit purposes. You must be currently registered to use these resources and consent to being monitored. If monitoring reveals possible evidence 65


ACHIEVING SUCCESS of any activity violating the Del Mar College Computer and Network Resources Use Policy, appropriate disciplinary action - including suspension and/or dismissal from the College - will be taken. A copy of the Computer and Network Resources Use Policy may be obtained from the Office of the Dean of Student Engagement and Retention.

3. Website/WebDMC

All the information you need about the College is at your fingertips through the website: www.delmar.edu. Take advantage of WebDMC, a student-friendly website at www.delmar.edu/ webdmc. WebDMC provides you Internet access to a world of tools and features that will enhance your college experience. All you need is your DMC-issued user ID and password.

Learning Labs And Centers

There is a centralized success center plus individual learning labs to help you.

Centralized Center

Student Success Center The Student Success Center (SSC) located in the St. Clair Building on the East Campus provides academic support for students who want assistance outside the regular classroom. Housed in the SSC are multi-discipline Peer Tutoring, Supplemental Instruction, Technology Resources Center, laptop and graphing calculator checkout program and student-oriented workshops. The contact number is (361) 698-2259. The Technology Resource Center provides student computer workstations for academic support to include a variety of software programs, music key boards, laptops and graphing calculators for student checkouts. The contact number is (361) 698-2234. Office Hours: Monday-Thursday 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Friday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Individual Labs/Centers

There are several individual learning labs and centers that focus on specific academic skills. 1. Stone Writing Center You are encouraged to visit the Stone Writing Center on the fourth floor of the White Library. The SWC has three components: A. Face-to-Face Tutoring Program If students want to improve their writing skills, they should check out the face-to-face professional writing consultation services and interactive workshops offered by the Stone Writing Center (SWC). Writing consultants can help them at any stage of the writing process. Students can also take advantage of the SWC’s resources, including their popular writing blog and an extensive handout collection, by visiting the website at www.delmar.edu/swc. Services and resources are available to all students in all disciplines and to members of the community.

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ACHIEVING SUCCESS B. Online Tutoring Program If students prefer to receive help online, they should consider submitting their work to the Stone Writing Center Online Tutoring Program (OTP). Writing consultants will read students’ work online and will send them individual comments to help them become stronger writers. Students can register for this service at www.delmar.edu/swc. C. The Student Hub In addition to face-to-face and small group writing instruction, the SWC also offers the Student Hub; designed for student use, this non-traditional learning space features adaptable workstations and numerous technologies that enable and encourage collaboration. Because the workstations are easily reconfigured, students can work individually as well as in groups. In addition, students can relax and have a cup of coffee in the Recharge Zone, a designated informal area where students can meet, take a break, and charge their mobile devices between classes. 2. Reading Lab If you want to improve your reading skills, stop by the Reading Lab, located in Room 121 in the Coles Building on the East Campus. The lab provides instruction and tutoring to help you complete classroom reading assignments. When you enroll in READ 0305, you will attend the Reading Lab one hour per week to receive additional instruction and practice in the computer lab. You will be learning lessons on the computer, which provide additional practice on skills you are studying in your reading classes. When you enroll in Integrated Reading and Writing 0408, you will have either lessons on-line or learning lessons on the computer which are part of the coursework requirements. If you need tutorial assistance with your College reading or writing assignments, you may call (361) 698-1535 to make an appointment. In addition, the Reading Lab offers workshops on a variety of reading topics. 3. ESOL Lab If you want to improve your English speaking and comprehension skills, visit the English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Lab, located in Rooms 102 and 104 in the Coles Building on the East Campus. If you are enrolled in ESOL courses, you will attend the ESOL Lab to receive additional instruction and practice on material covered in your ESOL classes. The Lab offers a variety of instructional materials, including books, audio and videotapes and computer-assisted instruction. In addition, tutors are available to help, with tutorial sessions organized on special topics throughout each semester. 4. Languages Lab If you are enrolled in Spanish or French classes, visit the Languages Lab, located in the Coles Building, Rooms 106 and 108, on the East Campus. The Lab provides computerized language instruction, review materials and conversational practice. You can use computers, audio players, videos and camcorders. Lab assistants lead conversational practice groups which emphasize oral interaction and proficiency. 5. Speech Communication Center If you want help in the creation and performance of any speech activity, the Speech Communication Center (SCC) is the place to be, located in Memorial Classroom 67


ACHIEVING SUCCESS Building, Room 211, on the East Campus. The Speech Communication Center has personal computers, video viewing equipment, a conversation area and three practice rooms equipped with computer units with which you may incorporate presentation software into your presentations and video cameras with which to record yourself for self-analysis. The Speech Communication Center is open to all students and faculty. 6. Math Learning Center If you are enrolled in math classes and need help, you are encouraged to attend the Mathematics Learning Center, located in the Coles Building, Room 116, on the East Campus. The Center has student tutors and full-time faculty available for assistance with all levels of mathematic and is open weekday, evening and weekend hours. Call (361) 698-1579.

Disability Services

Del Mar College and the Disability Services Office (DSO) is committed to ensuring equal access to College services, programs and activities for qualified students with disabilities in accordance with The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), The Americans with Disabilities Act Amendment Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and Texas state laws. Who can receive services? Individuals with varying abilities who are currently enrolled and students seeking enrollment or re-enrollment. How can students access services? • Self-identify by contacting the Disability Services Office to schedule an intake appointment. • Referral by faculty or staff. • Provide information that verifies the disability, which may include assessments reports and/or letters from qualified evaluators, professionals, or institution. Services Available: Tape recording of lectures, scribes, extended time test/quiz time; enlarge print; test in a private, reduced distraction area; note-taking assistance; assistive technology/software; accommodating furniture; special seating arrangement; braille; alternative text books; community agency referrals; accommodations for GED/TSI; and consultations to faculty, staff, and students. The Disability Services Office is located in the Harvin Student Center Room 188 on the East Campus, phone (361) 698-1298 and in the Coleman Center Room 106E on the West Campus on Wednesdays.

Summary

We’re here to help you succeed…so take advantage of the many free services on campus.

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STUDENT ACTIVITIES AND RECOGNITION

Student Activities and Recognition Outside of the classroom, you can learn leadership skills, make new friends and attend more than 100 special events throughout the year. Most are free or cost very little. Activities Student Leadership and Campus Life

The Office of Student Leadership and Campus Life is committed to promoting campus life and student leadership through cultural, social and leadership development. Along with a strong intramural sports program, DMC has more than 30 clubs and organizations, providing students exposure to community projects, leadership and volunteer opportunities.

Campus Life

There are three ways you can participate in campus life—through student organizations, cultural programs and intramural sports. 1. Registered Student Organizations Many leadership opportunities exist for you to pursue your special interests by joining one of the many Registered Student Organizations (RSOs) on campus. Departmental Departmental RSOs are organized to give you opportunities for self-expression and leadership in activities related to your major field of study. Special interest Special interest RSOs are organized to serve and to promote special interest areas for you such as governmental affairs, writing, physical and recreational activities or religious groups. Honorary Honorary RSOs sponsor activities that promote and encourage scholarship, leadership and fellowship among students. Your membership in honorary organizations is selective based on academic achievement. If you are not part of a recognized club and wish to conduct an activity on campus which contributes to the educational and cultural environment of the College, you must obtain permission from the Office of Student Leadership and Campus Life. Approved requests will be scheduled at a time and location which will not interrupt other activities on campus.

2. Cultural Programs Several informative and entertaining events—from concerts to theatrical productions to lectures—are scheduled each semester free of charge as long as you have a valid Del Mar College ID. The programs are paid for by your student services fee and are selected by the Cultural Programs Series Committee. 3. Intramural and Recreational Sports Del Mar College’s intramural and recreational sports program is designed to provide opportunities for athletic competition and physically active recreation for all currently enrolled academic students as well as employees of the College. 69


STUDENT ACTIVITIES AND RECOGNITION It is the goal of the intramural and recreational sports program to be as broad as possible, offering you opportunities to participate in a variety of activities. The intramural and recreational sports program is funded by your student services fee. Activities You may participate in organized intramural activities including tournaments, leagues and special events. These may include team and individual sports for men, women and co-recreational competition. For information, please call (361) 698-1337 or view the schedule online at http://dmc122011.delmar.edu/kine/imcalendar.html Facilities With a currently validated Del Mar College ID card, you may use the recreational facilities including a gymnasium, 25-meter indoor pool, fitness center, jogging track, racquetball and tennis courts. The facilities are also available on weekdays and weekends during non-class hours. For information, call (361) 698-1334 or view the schedule online at http:// dmc122011.delmar.edu/kine/facilityrechours.html

Publicity

Here’s how to get the word out about an activity‌

College Relations Office

If you are planning an event open to the public, you should contact the College Relations Office at least two weeks in advance. The College Relations Office coordinates all publicity and publications for College events that are open to the public. The staff will be happy to assist you with any news releases, public service announcements, publications distributed off-campus or contacts with the news media. Contact the College Relations Office at (361) 698-1247.

The Foghorn

A good way to keep up with events on campus is the College newspaper, The Foghorn. It is published bi-weekly (except holidays, summer and exams) and is distributed free on campus. It is produced by students enrolled in journalism classes, but non-journalism students are welcome on the staff. The Foghorn is partially funded by your student services fee.

Printed Materials

Printed materials (displays, posters, petitions, handouts, surveys, etc.) which originate outside the College Relations Office must be presented to the Office of Student Leadership and Campus Life for approval before being distributed or posted.

Other

Here are some details about life on campus that you should know.

Student Identification Cards

Student identification cards (IDs) are issued free of charge to you when you first register; however, a charge will be made for replacements (We know, you hate the picture). Also, IDs must be validated each subsequent registration period. Cards are good for admission to College functions, for obtaining library materials and for using recreational facilities. You should carry it with you at all times and present it upon request. 70


STUDENT ACTIVITIES AND RECOGNITION You can get your ID card at the White Library (East Campus) or the Barth Learning Resources Center (West Campus) by showing proof of registration. Identification cards are made during all library hours except the first and last 30 minutes of operation.

Parking Permits

To park your car on campus, you need a Vehicle Identification Permit (VIP). To get a VIP, fill out a parking registration card and submit it to Campus Security. They, in turn, will issue you a VIP. See the section on Parking Regulations.

Lost and Found

If you have lost or found an item, check with the Office of Student Leadership and Campus Life, located in the Harvin and Coleman Student Centers. If books or other items are turned in and they have your name and phone number, an Office of Student Leadership and Campus Life staff member will attempt to contact you.

Recognition

Now that you’ve succeeded both in and out of the classroom, it’s time to be recognized for all of your hard work.

Hall of Fame

Each spring, faculty, administrators and students nominate sophomore students for consideration to the highest honor that can be bestowed on a Del Mar College student: the Hall of Fame. Selection is based on student scholarship, leadership and participation in Registered Student Organizations. A committee elects students from the list of nominees to join a select and distinguished group of students whose photographs are placed on the Hall of Fame Walls located in the Harvin Student Center. For information, call the Director of Student Leadership and Campus Life at (361) 698-1279.

Recognition Ceremony

Each April, outstanding students are chosen by various departments for their academic achievement or students nominated to the Who’s Who Among Students in American Junior Colleges. Hall of Fame finalists are announced at the end of the Recognition Ceremony program. This program is funded by your student services fee. Contact the Director of Student Leadership and Campus Life for additional information at (361) 698-1279.

Scholarships Recognition Reception

Each year the Del Mar College Foundation, Inc. recognizes scholarship recipients with a reception where students have the opportunity to meet the generous benefactors who made their scholarship possible. For additional information on Del Mar College Foundation, Inc. scholarships, visit the Del Mar College Web site at www.delmar.edu/foundation or see the Financial Aid Section of this catalog and look for the scholarship information.

Student Alumni Membership

The Del Mar College Viking Alumni Association offers a special $10 membership to all current students. Membership benefits include a Viking Alumni T-Shirt as well as discounts to various venues, like the Texas State Aquarium, Six Flags Texas, Sea World San Antonio, Hurricane Alley and Schlitterbahn Waterparks. 71


STUDENT ACTIVITIES AND RECOGNITION For more information on the Viking Alumni Association, go to delmar.edu/ alumni/Membership_Benefits_and Options.aspx or call the Foundation Office at (361) 698-1317.

Summary

Find your niche and be recognized at Del Mar College.

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College Costs

COSTS

We care about the cost of your education. Del Mar College is one of the most affordable colleges in the state. Tuition Residency/Tuition Estimates

There are three ways to define your residency. 1. College District If you live in the independent school districts of Calallen, Corpus Christi, Flour Bluff, Tuloso-Midway and West Oso, you are included in the College District without exception. • If you live in the Del Mar College District, you can register for a fulltime course load for as little as $1,181 tuition and fees per semester. 2. Texas Resident In determining residency, the College will use the same guidelines as the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. In order for the State of Texas resident’s tuition rate to apply, you must supply the documentation required. See “Proof of Texas Residency” under “ADMISSIONS” for a list. • If you live outside the district, you can register for full-time status for about $1,781 tuition and fees per semester.

3. Out-of-State If you have not proven your Texas residency at the time of preregistration and/or registration, you will be considered an out-of-state student and billed accordingly. • If you are from out-of-state or from a foreign country, you may register for full-time status for about $2,225 tuition and fees per semester.

The tuition estimates provide for 12 semester hours or four regular 3-credit-hour courses. Estimated tuition for additional courses or specialized classes that require special instruction, labs or uniforms may increase tuition costs.

Tuition by Type of Course

There are basically two different types of courses—credit and noncredit—at the College. Tuition differs for each type. There’s actually a third—General Education Development (GED) preparation—which is absolutely free! 1. College Credit Courses There are two ways of looking at tuition for credit classes—the total cost or the per hour cost.

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COSTS A. Total Cost This first chart gives you an idea of the total cost of a semester at the College for Fiscal Year 2014-2015: Semester District Out of Out of State/ Hours Residents District Foreign 3 $353.00 $503.00 $614.00 6 $629.00 $929.00 $1,151.00 9 $905.00 $1,355.00 $1,688.00 12 $1,181.00 $1,781.00 $2,225.00 15 $1,457.00 $2,207.00 $2,762.00 B. Semester Hour This second chart breaks down the tuition charge per semester hour: Tuition Charges Per Semester Hour

Resident of Texas, In-District Texas, Out-of-District Out-of-State Foreign

2014-2015 $56.00 $56.00 $93.00 $93.00

2015-2016* $57.00 $57.00 $94.00 $94.00

Minimum Tuition Per Semester $55.00 $55.00 $250.00 $250.00

*Fiscal years 2014-2015 and 2015-2016 tuition correct as of date of printing but is subject to change by the Board of Regents.

2. Noncredit Courses Tuition for typical noncredit courses ranges from $2 to $6 per hour of instruction.

General Education Development (GED)

If you don’t have a high school diploma and wish to earn a GED, test preparation classes are offered free of charge.

Additional Courses

If you need to learn English communication skills, classes are offered free of charge. And if you need to improve your basic literacy skills, free classes are also offered.

Tuition Policy

The Texas resident in-district and out-of-district per-semester credit hour tuition rate shall be the same as determined by the Board of Regents. The tuition for out-of-state residents and foreign students shall be at rates mandated by state statutes. Texas State legislative action may affect the tuition and fee structure of the College. Tuition and fee charges must be paid at the time of registration, which is not complete until all payments have been made.

Fees

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COSTS There are two types of fees—basic and special. 1. Basic Fees Basic fees are charged to everyone. • General Use $12 per semester hour is charged each registration for college-credit courses. This fee is charged to cover the cost of transcripts, graduation, grounds improvements, technology centers, campus security and parking control. • Building Use $12 per semester hour will be charged each semester to assist in maintaining, improving and equipping campus facilities. A $25 general use fee will be charged with all noncredit courses. • Instructional Support $70 per semester will be charged for the support and maintenance of writing, math, reading and other learning labs. • Student Services $7 will be charged each semester you enroll in the College. This fee defrays the cost of cultural programs, intramural sports, student club activities, the student newspaper and other related student programs. • Matriculation $12 per semester hour is charged each registration for collegecredit courses. This fee is charged to defray the cost of creating and maintaining student records. • Vehicle Identification Permits (VIPs) VIPs, which are provided by the College, are required of all students to park on campus and may require a fee for replacements.

2. Special Fees Special fees are only charged if required. • Out-of-District $50 per semester credit hour will be charged if your legal residence is outside the Del Mar College District. However, out-of-district tuition/ fee is not applicable to noncredit courses. • Laboratory $8 to $72 will be charged for selected courses in subjects such as art, engineering, foreign languages, kinesiology, sciences, business administration, business technology, health sciences, technology programs and occupational (industrial) programs. - $55 to $165 will be charged for selected courses offered in the music program. - $8 to $60 will be charged for selected courses offered by Workforce and Personal Enrichment. • Dual Credit $33.33 per semester credit hour will be charged for Dual Credit students. • Late Registration $10 will be charged if you register after the official registration date. • Credit Card Processing A fee for credit card use may be authorized by the Board of Regents. 75


COSTS • Returned Check $25 will be charged on any personal check returned unpaid by the bank. If you place a Stop Payment notice on a check issued to Del Mar College for payment of tuition and/or fees, you will be dropped from the College without further notice. The returned check fee of $25 will be assessed. If your check is returned unpaid by the bank, you may not pay future financial obligations to the College using a personal check. • Testing and Evaluation Various fees will be charged to help defray costs of administering, scoring, recording, reporting and processing of tests and evaluationrated services. Those services include but are not limited to: - Departmental Examinations - Evaluation of Credentials - General Education Development Test - Specialized tests for credit, certification or licensure - Correspondence and end-of-course examinations • Special Record $50 will be charged to establish a transcript at Del Mar College if you wish either to: - convert to semester hours previous noncredit bearing studies in which the applicants have appropriate professional certification, or - take examinations to receive credit for courses offered in the current Catalog. • 3-Peat Fee $50 per semester hour will be charged if a student is attempting a class for the third time. Tuition and fees shown are correct as of the date of printing but are subject to change by the Board of Regents. A schedule of currently approved fees is available in the Counseling and Advising Centers on both East and West campuses.

Other Costs

Besides tuition and fees, there might be a few other costs associated with your education.

Occupational and Health Sciences Education

If you are in an occupational or health science field, you must furnish your own books and hand tools. Such items may be obtained from sources of your choice. A list of required books and tools will be furnished at the time of registration.

Insurance

You should be aware that you are responsible for your own private health and accident insurance. Liability or malpractice insurance is required in certain programs. See “Student Liability.”

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Student Liability

Activities during occupational programs and courses may expose you to more than the usual degree of responsibility and liability. Health sciences, cosmetology, criminal justice, law enforcement, fire science, emergency medical services and occupational safety and health students may be required to carry professional liability insurance. For example, $5 per semester will be charged in all health sciences courses, and $21 per semester will be charged in all Emergency Medical Services and Fire Science programs to provide general liability coverage for students.

Payment

Tuition and fees must be paid or payment arrangements made by the appropriate due date for the registration process to be considered complete. Course credit and grades may be withheld until all obligations to the College are met. Auditors in all courses must pay the same tuition and fees as those who are enrolled for credit. You will not be sent a bill by mail. You may view total tuition and fees on WebDMC. Payment may be made by mail, on the Web, or in person at the Business Office in the Harvin Student Center (HC) on the East Campus or in the Coleman Center (CC) on the West Campus. Payment may also be made with a credit card by phone (see “Telephone Directory” in this Catalog). If you do not pay, or make satisfactory arrangements to pay, all financial obligations to the College, you may have your registration voided and/or you may be removed from all classes; also course credit, grades, degree or certificate may be withheld. Also, you may be charged for loss of, or damage to, College property for which you are responsible, including library books.

Refunds

If for some reason you have to interrupt your education, you might get some of your costs refunded. In order to be eligible for a refund, you must complete the withdrawal requirements of the College. First, you must complete, sign and file a College Withdrawal form in the Registrar’s Office, and a refund application with the Business Office. Applications for refunds will not be accepted after the end of the semester in which withdrawals are made, and refunds will be processed as soon as possible after the census date for the semester.

Withdrawing

If you withdraw or are withdrawn from Del Mar College, you may be eligible for a refund of a portion of the tuition and fees paid to Del Mar College for that semester. If you received financial assistance to cover tuition and fee costs from outside the family, then a portion of the refund will be returned to the grant, scholarship or loan source from which the assistance was received. Please note that you must visit the Registrar’s Office and complete the Notice of Withdrawal. This step will allow Del Mar College to refund the maximum possible amount of tuition and fees.

Refund Formulas

The College refund and repayment policy is applicable if you attend traditional 16-week semesters. There are two refund formulas used at Del Mar College. 77


COSTS 1. First Formula The first formula applies if you haven’t received financial aid. Fall and Spring Prior to first class day 100% During the first 15 class days 70% During the 16th - 20th class days 25% After 20th class day 0% Summer Prior to first class day 100% During the first five class days 70% During the sixth and seventh class days 25% After the seventh class day 0% 2. Second Formula The second formula applies if you have received financial aid and the refund is as mandated by the Higher Education Act Reauthorization of 1998. The formula provides a Return of Title IV aid if you received Federal Financial Aid in the form of a Pell Grant, Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) or Direct Student Loan. The amendment states that if you withdraw before completing at least 60% of the semester or earn all non-passing grades, you may have to pay back a portion of your federal funds. The percentage of the refund is equal to the number of days attended divided by the number of days in the semester. The first class day is defined as the “day classes start at Del Mar College and not as the first day a student attends classes.” The first class day is based on the Texas College and University System Common Calendar as determined by the state. Refer to the current semester credit class schedule for applicable first class date. A 100 percent refund is made for courses dropped prior to the first class day. If any portion of the refund amount is left after satisfying the federal Return of Title IV Aid, the remaining balance will be applied to Del Mar College funds, state programs and any other sources of financial assistance. Worksheets used to calculate the Return of Title IV funds are available at Financial Aid Services. For a detailed discussion, see “Financial Aid Services” section of the Catalog.

Distribution of Funds

No cash refunds will be made; all refunds will be issued via the DMC Debit Card. With the DMC Debit Card, refunds will be delivered in the manner the student selects at www.DMCDebitCard.com. Payments made by credit cards will be credited to the respective card account.

Rebate Opportunity

If you began a baccalaureate degree from a Texas general academic teaching institution in the Fall 1997 semester or later, you are eligible for a tuition rebate of $1,000. In general, this rebate opportunity is based on your attempting no more than three semester hours in excess of the minimum required to complete the 78


COSTS baccalaureate degree. Complete information concerning this rebate is available from the College Business Office.

Summary

It costs to go to College, but it costs more not to. Think about it.

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Academic Policies Registrar’s Office

The Registrar’s Office assists you with all matters pertaining to your student records at Del Mar College, most importantly the careful tracking of your grades. The Registrar’s Office maintains your official Del Mar College transcript and is charged with complete confidentiality abiding by all Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) regulations. Additionally, they can provide you with free copies of your DMC transcript, assistance in dropping courses, changes in residency and applying for graduation. The Registrar’s Office can also assist you in evaluating your transfer coursework from another institution for the purpose of advising and registering at Del Mar College. (see credits earned for more information on completing a Transfer Evaluation Request Form (TERF). DEL MAR COLLEGE STUDENT RECORDS POLICY RELEASE OF STUDENT RECORDS All records submitted for a student’s file become the property of the College and a part of the student’s permanent record. High school transcripts, transcripts from other colleges, test scores, immunization records and other similar documents are not duplicated for any reason to any person and/or institution, including the student. STUDENT PRIVACY The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) of 1974 (Buckley Amendment), sets forth the guidelines for the release of student records to other parties. Under this federal law, students have the right to inspect their records and correct any inaccuracies that might be found in them. Access to the record by anyone other than the student is limited and generally requires prior written consent by the student. The College will mail confidential records, including transcripts, at the student’s direction. Any person who picks up sealed copies of these records for the student must have written, signed permission to do so from the student. Directory information, which includes a student’s name, address, date and place of birth, field of study, dates of attendance, and degrees and awards received, may be released by the College without consent of the student. Any student who wishes to withhold any or all of this directory information from release must notify the Registrar in writing within three weeks of the date of the student’s initial enrollment.

Academic Honesty

You are expected to maintain the integrity of the College by maintaining academic honesty for yourself and by expecting academic honesty from your fellow students. One of the requirements for passing the courses you take at Del Mar College is that you do your own work. Meeting this requirement means avoiding plagiarism, collusion and cheating. Plagiarism occurs when a student takes another’s words or ideas and uses them as if they were the student’s own. This can happen in three ways: 1) A student 80


ACADEMIC POLICIES copies another’s words without using quotation marks and without giving the source, 2) A student puts another’s ideas into the student’s words but does not give the source and 3) A student duplicates another’s structure of thought or organization of ideas but does not give the source. Collusion occurs when someone else writes all or any part of a student’s paper. Cheating includes, but is not limited to, a student looking at another’s work or using unauthorized materials during a test or written assignment; or fabricating data, methodology, results, findings from those in an official document, publication or research and claiming them to be authentic.

Course Load

To be classified as full-time, you must register for a minimum of 12 semester hours. To complete a program in two years, the degree/certificate plans in this Catalog suggest how many semester hours you must take each semester. According to the Texas Administrative Code, you should not carry more courses in any term than would equal more than one semester credit hour per week over the course of the term. For example, in the fall or spring semester, you should not enroll in more than 16 semester hours. In a six-week summer session, you should not enroll in more than six semester hours.

Course Prerequisites And Co-Requisites

Pre-requisites and co-requisites (also known as concurrent pre-requisites) are two kinds of entry requirements for particular courses. You must satisfy prerequisites, or their equivalent, before registering for a course. You must enroll in a co-requisite course at the same time you register in the other course. In most cases, you can register for the other course if you have already success fully completed the co-requisite. Pre-requisites and co-requisites are identified in the course descriptions at the back section of this catalog.

Auditing A Course

Permission to audit a course or courses may be granted by the Registrar’s Office if you are eligible for admission to the College and either already have credit in the course(s) or do not wish credit for the work. You may audit a course on a space-available basis and are required to pay the full tuition and fees at the time of registration. Tuition and fees for auditing are the same as those rates charged to students enrolled for credit. Since auditors are only observers, you may not under any circumstances claim credit for the course. Change from credit to audit status must be done before the 12th class day in the long session and before a proportional period of time in the summer and short sessions. Kinesiology Activity Courses (KINE 1100-1299, KINE 2100-2299 and DANC 1101-2154) may not be audited.

Grading System

At the end of each semester, the grades and credits awarded are posted to your official academic record. Your grades may be accessed using WebDMC at www. delmar.edu/webdmc. Grades are not mailed to you. At Del Mar College, grades are expressed in letters that are equated in points used in calculating the cumulative grade-point average. Del Mar College uses a 81


ACADEMIC POLICIES four (4.0) point system of grading. Four grades (A, B, C, D, F, R, P) indicate that the course was completed for credit and a grade was awarded. Two grades (I, W) indicate that the course was attempted and not completed. One grade (AU) indicates that the course did not earn credit. One grade (CR) indicates credit earned for courses accepted toward program completion and graduation as a result of evaluation, credit by examination, or other validations of course-required knowledge and skills. One grade (X) indicates that a grade has not been assigned. The following system of final grades is used to report student performance. Grade or Mark Grade Points Per Semester Hour A (Excellent) 4.00 B (Good) 3.00 C (Fair) 2.00 D (Poor) 1.00 F (Failure) 0.00 P (Pass) 0.00 R (Repeated) 0.00 For use in developmental course AU (Audit) 0.00 I (Incomplete) 0.00 W (Withdrawal) 0.00 CR (represents credit for courses 0.00 that are accepted toward program completion and graduation as a result of evaluation, credit by examination or other validations of course-required knowledge and skills) X (no grade assigned) 0.00

Grade Point Average

Your Grade Point Average (GPA) is calculated multiplying the semester-hour value of the course by the point value in which a completion grade of A, B, C, D, F, R, or P was earned. For example: 3 semester hours with a “B”grade = 9 grade points. To determine the grade point average, add up the grade points from all courses and divide by the total semester hours attempted. For example: 15 semester hours with 30 total grade points = 2.0 average. The semester hour, a unit of credit, means the amount of credit given for one classroom hour a week for 16 weeks or the equivalent. Laboratory work may add a semester hour’s credit to a course.

Incomplete Grade (I)

When you do not complete a course because of illness or extenuating circumstances in any semester, the instructor may assign the “I” grade, signifying that your work is incomplete. The instructor will provide you and the department chair with: 1) a written reason 82


ACADEMIC POLICIES for the assignment of an “I” grade, 2) a description of the work to satisfy course requirements, 3) a timeline for you to complete the work and 4) a timeline for the instructor to submit a grade change form to the Registrar. The “I” grade will not be computed into the grade point average. If the “I” grade change is not completed at the end of the subsequent full-term semester (Fall or Spring), the “I” grade will automatically change to an “F” (for failing) in college-level classes, or “R” (for repeat) in developmental classes. Any exceptions to this timeline can be made only with the approval of the Provost and Vice President of Instruction and Student Services. If you have an “I” grade, you may not enroll in the same class in the next semester as a substitution for completing unfinished work on the “I” grade. However, if you receive a grade of “F” or “R” because you failed to complete the requirements for the removal of the “I” grade, you may re-enroll for the same course again. If you repeat the course, the grade in the repeated grade will become the grade of record and will be calculated into the Grade Point Average. The “F” or “R” from the “I” grade that was not completed will remain on the transcript.

Withdraw Grade (W)

An official withdrawal from a course may be initiated by a student or faculty member, resulting in the assignment of a “W” grade which is not computed in a grade point average. Students must meet the “W” grade deadline in order to be eligible to receive this designation. Failure to meet the deadline will result in a failing grade.

Pass/Fail (P/F) Grade

Courses taken on a pass/fail basis do not earn grade points. All pass/fail grades will be entered on the transcript. If a student fails a pass/fail course, the attempted credits will be calculated in your attempted hours that determine grade point average. The Pass/Fail grade is assigned to RNSG clinical courses in the Nurse Education Program and in the Court Reporting Program to CRTR 2435 Accelerated Machine Shorthand (Web-based course only).

Repeat Grade (R) For Developmental Courses

Del Mar College offers a number of courses to prepare students for college credit work. They are required, based on placement test scores, for you if you need additional preparation in specific subjects in degree programs. Developmental courses do not count toward graduation or calculate into your semester or cumulative grade point average. In developmental courses the “R” grade is used to indicate that you have made some progress but are not ready for a more advanced course within the discipline. The grades of “D” and “F” are not used in developmental courses. The grade of “R” does not automatically convert to any other grade and is not used in computing grade point averages or academic status. If you receive the grade of “R” in a developmental course, you must reregister for that course or complete course requirements and make a grade of “A,” “B,” or “C” in order to: 1) receive credit for that developmental course and 2) be eligible to register for a more advanced course in the discipline. Developmental courses in which the “R” grade may be used include: 83


ACADEMIC POLICIES DE02• ENGL 0305, 0306 • ESOL 0305, 0306, 0311, 0312, 0313, 0314, 0321, 0322, 0323, 0324, 0341, 0342, 0343, 0344, 0354 • INRW 0408 • MATH 0370, 0371, 0373 • READ 0305 • STSC 0101

Repeating A Course And Grade Calculation

If you repeat a course, only the highest grade earned will become your official grade for the course and will be calculated into your grade point average and will count towards total credits earned. Your first grade will remain on your transcript of record; however, it will be removed from the calculation of your cumulative grade point average and the total credits earned. If you repeat a course for three or more times, you may be subject to paying higher tuition and fees. For a repeated course, a grade of “W” may not replace a completion grade. This policy may vary with special admissions programs.

Grade Appeal

The evaluation of academic work is the prerogative of the instructor and the rules for determining final course grade should be established by the instructor and provided to the students in an electronic or printed course syllabus at the beginning of the semester. A student who believes grounds exist for the appeal of a final grade must first consult with the instructor. If the appeal cannot be resolved, a student may proceed to the grade appeal process. The procedures described in this policy are available only for appeal of a semester or term grade based on one or more of the following reasons: 1. A mathematical error in calculation of the grade or clerical error in recording of the grade that remains uncorrected; 2. The assignment of a grade to a particular student by application of more exacting requirements than were applied to other students in the course; 3. The assignment of a grade to a particular student on some basis other than performance in the course; 4. The assignment of a grade by a substantial departure from the faculty member’s previously announced standards; 5. Extenuating circumstances such as illness, incapacity, or absences of the instructor generate uncertainty regarding appropriateness of the grade assigned. Grades given as a result of academic dishonesty cannot be appealed under the grade appeal procedure, but should be made under the provisions of the Policy on Scholastic Dishonesty B7.13.7. The procedures for submitting a grade appeal are available in the office of the Dean of Student Engagement and Retention.

Course Numbering

Courses are numbered to indicate level of instruction. Freshman level courses are designated in the 1000 sequence, and sophomore level courses are designated in the 2000 sequence. All Del Mar College courses are identified with letter abbreviations followed by a set of numbers. Courses are alphabetized in this Catalog according to their abbreviations; see the Index of Courses in the back of this Catalog to locate a specific subject. The numbers in parentheses after the course title indicates the number of lecture hours, lab hours and credits respectively. For example, CHEM 2401, Quantitative Analysis (2-6-4) meets for two lecture hours and six lab hours 84


ACADEMIC POLICIES a week in a regular semester and awards four semester hours of credit.

Four-Digit Numbers

Del Mar College has adopted the Texas Common Course Numbering System for most academic courses and the Workforce Education Course Numbering System for occupational and technical courses. These four-digit numbers were developed to simplify the process of transferring credits from Del Mar College to other Texas colleges and universities and to ensure the maximum credit possible for each transfer student. These numbers are approved by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. In the four-digit common course numbers the first digit usually indicates the level of the course: 0 - developmental, 1 - freshman and 2 - sophomore level. Some exceptions to this rule exist. (These courses will not count toward fulfilling the 18-hour sophomore requirement for graduation with an associate degree: MSCI 2371 and 2372.) The second digit indicates the credit value in semester hours. The third and fourth digits are used to differentiate courses or as an indicator of course sequence.

Schedule Changes Schedule Changes (Adding or Dropping a Course)

You may make schedule changes (add or drop a course) during the time specified in the Del Mar College class schedule and by completing the necessary forms required by the Registrar’s Office.

Dropping an Individual Course with a Grade of “W”

The grade of “W” will be assigned to a course that you have dropped by the date stated in the class schedule. You are not eligible to receive a grade of “W” without completing the official paperwork by the deadline stated in the schedule of classes. Each term or session has its own “W” drop deadline, which must be met in order to be eligible for a “W” grade.

Six Drop Limit

If you are a first-time student who entered college in Fall 2007 or after, you cannot drop more than six courses, including any course you have dropped at another college in Texas, according to Senate Bill 1231. There are exceptions to this policy if you can show good cause for dropping a course(s). For further information, contact the Registrar’s Office.

Implications for Financial Aid

You should be aware that dropping courses may affect your eligibility for financial aid. You should contact Financial Aid Services prior to dropping a course or completely withdrawing from school. If you stop attending class without officially withdrawing from the College, then the grade is an automatic “F.” Students receiving Veterans Benefits for education should contact Veterans Services for specific policies concerning drops and withdrawals. These changes may have a direct effect on your VA benefits.

Class Attendance

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ACADEMIC POLICIES Regular and punctual class and laboratory attendance is expected of you. A record of attendance may be kept by instructors, beginning the first day of class. If attendance is unsatisfactory, the instructor retains the right to initiate an instructor withdrawal from class. If you desire readmission, you should contact your instructor to discuss the option of reinstatement. If you do not carry out that procedure, your withdrawal from the class is final. If you have been reinstated into a class and are absent again without excuse, the instructor may request your final dismissal from class. Certain absences are ruled valid and acceptable, such as participation in recognized student activities of the College or illness. Specific programs, such as health sciences, may have additional attendance requirements that are applicable to the students enrolled in the program.

Student Absences on Religious Holy Days

In accordance with Texas Education Code 51.911, the College will excuse you from attending classes or other required activities, including examinations, for the observance of a religious holy day, including travel for that purpose. If your absence is excused under this subsection, you may not be penalized for that absence and will be allowed to take an examination or complete an assignment within a reasonable time after the absence. “Religious holy day” means a holy day observed by a religion whose places of worship are exempt from property taxation under the Tax Code. Notifications of planned absences must be in writing and must be delivered by you, not later than the 15th day after the first day of the semester, either (a) personally to the instructor of each class, with receipt of the notification acknowledged and dated by the instructor or (b) by certified mail, return receipt requested, addressed to the instructor of each class.

Withdrawal From The College

Failure to file a withdrawal form may result in grades of “F” for courses in progress.

Administrative Withdrawal

The Administration may drop you for administrative reasons for reasonable cause. You may also be withdrawn for those incidents that may be related to violating the student code of conduct and in particular, disrupting the classroom and the educational process. Should you be subject to administrative withdrawal, the College will provide proper notification. You may seek the advice of the Provost and Vice President of Instruction and Student Services about this procedure and any due process procedures that will be afforded. You may be withdrawn for issues related to academic integrity. Instructors with evidence of your plagiarism or other forms of cheating will follow the procedures outlined in A7.13.6.4 of the Board of Regents “Policies and Procedures Manual, Penalties for Dishonest Behavior.” A recommendation by the faculty member to suspend and/or dismiss you from the College for academic dishonesty must be submitted through the department chair to the academic dean. The appropriate academic dean will convene an Academic Ethics Committee prior to suspending/ dismissing you to afford you due process.

Instructor Withdrawal

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ACADEMIC POLICIES reason, such as not meeting course pre-requisite.

Appeal of Administrative Withdrawal or Instructor Withdrawal

If you are withdrawn from a class, you may • Appeal to the instructor by first obtaining an Extenuating Circumstances Schedule Change Form from the Registrar’s Office and presenting it to the instructor. • If satisfactory arrangements can be made between you and the instructor, readmissions to the class will be permitted upon the instructor’s completion of the Reinstatement Form. • The completed form must be returned by you to the Registrar’s Office within 10 working days from the date of the drop by the instructor.

Academic Standing

Academic standing will be established once you have completed 12 college credit hours. Academic standing is determined at the end of each semester when an evaluation is made of your cumulative grade point average (GPA). To be in good scholastic standing, you must maintain a 2.0 GPA. The grades posted on your transcript are a permanent record and will always be a part of your academic history. Grades can affect your eligibility for admissions to a specialized program, transferability to another college or university, or qualifications as an applicant for employment. If you have completed 12 college credit hours and your cumulative GPA falls below a 2.0, then the following applies

Probation: Probation I

Students with a cumulative GPA less than 2.0 and who have 12 or more credit hours completed will be placed on academic probation. Probation means you can still enroll at the College but are not in good standing and a hold will be placed on your registration. To remove the hold students must meet with a program/ academic advisor to get signed degree plan and a retention case manager to develop a learning contract. Students will also receive correspondence from the Dean of Student Engagement and Retention outlining student support options and contact information for Retention Case Managers.

Second Warning: Probation II (continued probation)

Students who continue on academic probation for more than one semester and complete 13 credit hours or more and have less than a 2.0 cumulative GPA will continue to be on probation. Continued probation means you can still enroll at the College but are still not in good standing and a hold will be placed on your registration for a mandatory meeting with your program/academic advisor to review/update your degree plan and a retention alert case manager to review/ update your learning contract. Students will receive correspondence from the Dean of Student Engagement and Retention outlining next steps.

Suspension

Students who fail to raise their GPA above 2.0 cumulative after two semesters will then be subject to academic suspension. If you are placed on academic suspension you must appeal utilizing the academic suspension appeal form. Completing the form will require you to meet with and secure signatures from your program/academic advisor and a retention case manager to ensure you 87


ACADEMIC POLICIES are following the degree plan and learning contract that was developed. After meeting with your program/academic advisor and retention case manager, you must contact the dean of your academic unit and make an appointment to discuss your appeal and grounds for continued enrollment and obtain the dean’s signature. The final step of the academic suspension appeal process is turning the form into the Registrar’s Office.

Transfer Student Appeal for Admission

If you are transferring from another college or university on scholastic suspension, you may appeal for admission by utilizing the academic suspension appeal form available at the Registrar’s Office.

Suspension Appeals

If you are on scholastic suspension from Del Mar College or from any other college, you must appeal utilizing the academic suspension appeal form. It is your responsibility to initiate the request. The form is available at the Registrar’s Office.

Academic Recognition Honors Program

The Office of the Provost and Vice President of Instruction and Student Services coordinates the Honors Program which offers several discipline-related honors plans to provide intellectual stimulus, and professional development, while awarding special recognition. Some plans provide a broad experience of interrelated study. Others emphasize intensive study of a single subject. A current list of courses available for honors credit is accessible via this link: www.delmar.edu/Honors_Program.aspx. Reasonable progression towards the completion of a plan, with a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA, is required in the Program. Re-admittance in the Program is possible for extenuating circumstances.

Honors Courses

Honors courses are available to every student continuing in the Honors Program and who has met the prerequisites for the standard course and the honors component. Most employers and university faculty equate honors credits with challenged, enriched study. Therefore, the honors component of any course must have amplified substance and elevated prerequisites beyond those of the standard course. Assessment levels of R3, E3, M3 are recommended for all honors courses.

Honors Program Learning Contract

The Office of the Provost and Vice President of Instruction and Student Services provides the learning contract to current and prospective honors students. To receive honors credit, you must enroll in a standard class and, after the semester starts, sign a learning contract with the instructor for the honors component of the course. Credit for honors will be awarded at the end of the semester, after the course project grade of “A” or “B” has been registered and completion of the honors contract has been verified by the Office of the Provost and Vice President of Instruction and Student Services. An “H” indicates honors credit on transcripts.

Honors Designation on Transcript

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ACADEMIC POLICIES of graduation and if you have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better, you will receive special designation on your official transcript.

Honors List

If you are enrolled for and complete 6 or more semester hours of college-level course work and earn a grade point average of 3.5 or more on your semester grades, your name will be included on the Honors List. Developmental courses beginning with the number zero are not considered in Honors List calculations.

President’s Honors List

If you are enrolled for and complete 6 or more semester hours of college-level course work and earn a grade point average of 4.0 on your semester grades, your name will be included on the President’s List. Developmental courses beginning with the number zero are not considered in President’s List calculations.

Graduation with Honors List

If your cumulative GPA falls within one of the following ranges at the end of the semester prior to the commencement ceremony, you will be recognized at the commencement ceremony and the honors designation will be noted on your transcript. To graduate with honors, you must meet the following overall grade point average

Cum Laude (with honor) Magna Cum Laude (with great honor) Summa Cum Laude (with highest honor)

3.7 to 3.799 3.8 to 3.899 3.9 to 4.000

Graduation General Graduation Requirements

Students planning on graduating should meet with an advisor the semester before they plan to graduate to make sure they have met all graduation requirements. • Complete all requirements for your degree or certificate. • A minimum of 25 percent of degree required courses must be earned at Del Mar College. • Students may transfer hours from another accredited institution to Del Mar College in order to graduate from Del Mar College as long as all graduation requirements have been met as evaluated by the program department. • A student with an Associate or higher degree seeking an Associate Degree at Del Mar College must: (a) complete 25 percent of semester hours at Del Mar College beyond the original degree and (b) meet all of the specified requirements for the second degree as outlined in the catalog in effect upon the student’s entry into Del Mar College, provided the length of attendance at this institution does not exceed five years. • Complete an Application for Graduation in the Registrar’s Office on or before the graduation application deadline. • Meet all of the degree and/or certificate requirements as specified under your designated catalog. • Your student records must be clear of “holds.” 89


ACADEMIC POLICIES • Return all properties of the College, including library books. • Pay, or make satisfactory arrangements, to pay all financial obligations to the College. • If you do not initially meet the graduation requirements, you must reapply for any subsequent graduations. • Distance Learning Note: You may not take more than 50% of your cumulative credits towards your degree or certificate in online classes, unless you are enrolled in an approved on-line degree or certificate program.

Catalog Designation for Graduation

The Catalog that is in effect upon your entry or reentry into Del Mar College determines the degree and/or certificate requirements that you must meet for graduation. It is your responsibility to know and satisfy all of the requirements in your designated catalog. Catalog designations are made according to the following guidelines: • If you are entering Del Mar College for the first time, you are assigned to the Catalog that is in effect at the semester of entry. You must follow the degree requirements as specified in that Catalog, as long as the length of time of your attendance does not exceed five years. • If your attendance at Del Mar College exceeds five years, you forfeit the initial Catalog designation. You must then meet the degree and/or certificate requirements specified in the Catalog in effect in the sixth or subsequent year of enrollment. • If you are absent for two or more regular (fall or spring) semesters, you must meet the degree and/or certificate requirements of the Catalog in effect at the time of re-entry.

Application for Graduation

You are required to apply for graduation at the Registrar’s Office on the East or West Campus by the deadline for the semester in which you intend to graduate. The deadlines are as follows: May graduation deadline for application is February 28 or the following Monday if the deadline falls on a weekend. August graduation deadline for application is June 30 or the following Monday if the deadline falls on a weekend. December graduation deadline for application is October 15 or the following Monday if the deadline falls on a weekend.

Regalia

Graduates must wear the designated Del Mar College academic regalia. You need to purchase regalia for graduation. Information on how to purchase regalia will be provided to you at the time of application for graduation.

Diplomas

Diplomas are mailed to you approximately eight weeks after the semester ends.

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ACADEMIC POLICIES The only honors posted on diplomas may be: Cum Laude, Magna Cum Laude, Summa Cum Laude, Phi Theta Kappa, Sigma Alpha Pi and Alpha Beta Gamma.

Commencement

Graduation is held three times per year: May, August and December. If you are currently enrolled in your last semester of classes, you may apply for graduation and participate in the commencement ceremonies. Participation in the ceremonies and/or inclusion in the commencement program does not constitute evidence of completion of program or honors requirements. Only after verification of completion of all graduation requirements will a student be awarded a certificate or degree.

Summary

Your college experience can influence all other aspects of your life. Manage it carefully for best results.

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Assessment and Placement The College is committed to make certain that you are placed in the correct course sequence to ensure success. Assessment Of Skills

Assessment of basic skills, through testing, is essential because it helps you and your academic advisor with proper course selection. Specifically, you need to be tested for reading, writing and English, and mathematics skills to determine your readiness for college-credit courses prior to registration. This testing requirement is part of the Texas Success Initiative (TSI). Performance on tests will not be used as a condition of admission to the College. However, placement levels are used to determine which classes you can sign up for.

Levels

All college-level courses at Del Mar College require specific assessment levels. Any assessment below Level III means that you will be placed in developmental course to further strengthen your skills and ensure academic success. An assessment level chart is found on the next page and in the “Course Descriptions� section of this Catalog to assist you and advisors in determining your placement in coursework.

Testing Texas Success Initiative (TSI) Compliance

All new students are required to take a placement test to determine if developmental courses are needed in reading, writing and English and mathematics as required by the Texas Success Initiative. The purpose of the Texas Success Initiative (TSI), mandated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board is to grant institutions of higher education the flexibility and responsibility to improve individualized programs and ensure the success of students in higher education. All students must meet the following requirements before enrolling in restricted courses. ** The following examinations all qualify to satisfy the TSI requirement: ACT - American College Test TAKS - Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills SAT - Scholastic Aptitude Test (taken before March 2005) NOTE: The above exemptions may be used within a five year period of enrollment. **Beginning Fall 2013 the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board will be implementing a new benchmark examination. Any students testing after the first day of class for Fall 2013 will be required to take the new examination.

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ASSESSMENT AND PLACEMENT ASSESSMENT LEVELS CHART READING (R1) (R2) (R3)

TSI Assessment

341 and Below

342-350

351+

ACT (Reading)

0-14

15-18

19+

SAT1 (Reading)

200-419

420-499

TAKS (English

500+ 2200+ with writing

Language Arts)

sample 3+

WRITING AND ENGLISH (E1) (E2) (E3)

TSI Assessment

358 and Below

359-362

363+ and Essay 4 or Essay 5 and Above

Essay 0-3

Essay 0-3

ACT (English)

0-14

15-18

SAT1 (Reading)

200-419

420-499

TAKS (English

19+ 500+ 2200+ with writing

Language Arts)

sample 3+

MATHEMATICS (MO)

TSI Assessment

(M1)

335 and Below

336-345

(M2) (M3) 346-349

350+

ACT (Mathematics)

0-12

13-15

16-19

20+

SAT1 (Mathematics)

200-310

311-459

460-499

500+

TAKS (Mathematics)

2200+

EXEMPTIONS FROM ALL OR SOME ASSESSMENT REQUIREMENTS

Exempt from Reading

Exempt from

and Writing

ACT taken within 5 years from

English 19+

Mathematics 19+

Reading 500+

Mathematics 500+

ELA 2200+ with writing sample 3+

Mathematics

Level 2 ENGL 3

Level 2 Algebra 2

Writing 2000+

4000+

Reading 2000+

Mathematics

the testing date with composite of 23+ SAT taken within 5 years from the testing date with total reading and math of 1070+ 11th Grade TAKS within 5 years 2200+ STAAR (EOC) for graduates

Earned Degrees

A student who has graduated with an associate or baccalaureate degree from a Texas public institution of higher education.

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ASSESSMENT AND PLACEMENT TSI Exemptions* All students taking college-level courses must satisfy Texas Success Initiative (TSI) requirements, unless they qualify for a TSI exemption, waiver or exception. Official documents must be submitted to the Student Enrollment Center for determining exemption. Exemptions are permanent and do not need to be renewed each semester. Score Exempt Students who meet qualifying standards on the SAT, ACT, or TAKS test may be eligible for an exemption. Please reference the preceding assessment chart to verify your eligibility for a score exemption or contact the Student Enrollment Center at (361) 698-1290. Degree Exempt Students who have earned an associate or baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited post-secondary institution or from a recognized international institution are exempt from all Texas Success Initiative requirements. Transfer Exempt/Passed Students whose previous Texas public college or university has determined that they have met minimum passing standards in reading, writing and English, and/ or math are exempt in the curricular area/s indicated, but must develop and pursue an Academic Success Plan in any remaining area/s. An official transcript or other appropriate documentation of status must be submitted. Private/Out-of-state Transfer Exempt Students who transfer from a regionally accredited college or university and have earned at least three semester hours of college level credit (ANY course) are exempt at entry. (The private/out-of-state institution must be the last institution attended). An official transcript must be submitted. Course Exempt Students who have completed a restricted course from a regionally accredited college or university earning a grade of C or higher are exempt in the curricular area of that course, but must develop and pursue an academic success plan with an advisor in any remaining area/s. Veteran Exempt A student who on or after August 1, 1990, was honorably discharged, retired or released from active duty as a member of the armed forces of the United States or the Texas National Guard or service as a member of the reserve component of the armed forces of the United States may be exempted. The veteran must provide a valid DD214. Military Exempt A student who is serving on active duty as a member of the armed forces of the United States, The Texas National Guard or as a member of a reserve component of the armed forces of the United States and has been serving for at least three years preceding enrollment may be exempted. The service member must provide a valid statement of service from his or her unit of assignment. Certificate Level 1 Exempt A student who is enrolled in a certificate program of one year or less (Level-One certificates, 42 or fewer semester credit hours or the equivalent) at a public junior college, a public technical institute, or a public state college. 94


ASSESSMENT AND PLACEMENT International Students If you are an international student whose primary language is other than English, and you are taking only English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes, you will take the Comprehensive English Language Test (CELT) to determine your placement into ESOL classes. Certification/Licensing Exams There are special licensing/certification/registry exams that students may be required to take upon completion of specific occupational degree programs. Check with your departmental advisor for additional information upon completion of your degree requirements.

Additional Methods of Earning Credit

You may also earn credit through two other methods: 1. Credit by examination A. Advanced Placement (AP) B. ACT C. SATI and SATII D. College Level Examination Program (CLEP) E. Defense Activity for Nontraditional Education Support (DANTES) F. International Baccalaureate (IB) 2. Credit by evaluation of credentials gained through work experience or independent study.

Testing For Credit Credit by Exam

You can earn credit by exam by taking national tests and departmental exams. 1. Nationally-Recognized Tests A. College Board Advance Placement (AP) Exams Del Mar Course Examination Passing Score ARTS 1316 Studio Art (Art Department must review portfolio.)........................................ 3 ARTS 1303 Art History......................................... 3 BIOL 1406 Biological Concepts I........................ 4 CHEM Chemistry (See below) ECON 2301 Principles of Macroeconomics........ 3 ENGL 1301 Composition I.................................... 3 ENGL 1302 Composition II.................................. 3 FREN 1411 French................................................. 3 FREN 1412 French................................................. 4 GERM 1411 German............................................... 3 GERM 1412 German............................................... 4 GOVT 2305 American Government.................... 3 HIST 1301 United States History....................... 4 HIST 2311 European History............................. 4 MATH 2413 Calculus AB....................................... 3 MATH 2414 Calculus BC....................................... 3 95


ASSESSMENT AND PLACEMENT PHYS Physics (See below) PSYC 2301 General Psychology.......................... 4 SPAN 1411 Spanish Language............................. 3 SPAN 1412 Spanish Language............................. 4 SPAN 2311 Spanish Language............................. 5 PHYSICS AND CHEMISTRY NOTE: Course and number of hours credited depend on exams successfully completed. May require chairperson’s evaluation of scores and your credentials, including high school transcript and record of laboratory work. B. ACT/SAT The Department of English and Philosophy will award credit for ENGL 1301 when any of the following conditions are met: 1. Have an ACT English score of 31/SAT verbal score of 680 or 2. Have an ACT English score of 28-30/SAT verbal score of 670 and predominantly “A” grades in four years of high school English or 3. Have an ACT English score of 26-27/SAT verbal score of 660 and all “A” grades in four years of high school English. Scores cannot be more than five years old. C. College Board Achievement Exams (SAT II) Del Mar Course Examination Passing Score CHEM...................................... Chemistry (See next page) ENGL 1301..............................English Composition Achievement Exam........................... 620 (DMC Essay required) ENGL 1302..............................English Literature and Composition.............................. 620 (DMC Essay required) D. DANTES (DSST, DANTES Subject Standardized Test) Del Mar Course Examination Passing Score ACCT 2301.............................. Principles of Financial Accounting........................................ 60 ARTS 1301............................... Art Appreciation............................... 44 BMGT 1327.............................. Principles of Management............... 48 BUSI 1301................................Business Principles........................... 54 CETT 1303...............................DC Circuits........................................ 46 CETT 1304...............................Soldering Skills and Shop Safety........................................ 45 COSC 1301 or CRIJ 1301................................. Introduction to Criminal Justice . .............................. 50 GEOG 1303..............................Geography......................................... 60 GERM 1411..............................Beginning German I......................... 45 GERM 1412.............................. Beginning German II........................ 48 HART 1407..............................Refrigeration Principles................... 45 ITSC 1301................................. Introduction to Computers............. 56 96


ASSESSMENT AND PLACEMENT MRKG 1311.............................Principles of Marketing................... 51 PSYC 2314...............................Life Span Developmental Psychology (Student must pass an essay exam administered by the psychology faculty.).............. 55 RELE 1406...............................Principles of Real Estate................... 48 E. CLEP (College Level Examination Program) Subject Examinations No credit is awarded for the General Examinations. Del Mar Course Examination Passing Score ACCT 2301.............................. Accounting........................................ 50 BIOL 1406................................Biology................................................ 50 BIOL 1407................................Biology................................................ 50 BMGT 1327.............................. Principles of Management............... 47 BUSI 2301................................Business Law..................................... 51 CHEM...................................... Chemistry (See below) ENGL 1301..............................College Composition (Essay section required)................... 55 ENGL 2326..............................Readings in American Literature (Essay section required)................... 50 FREN 1411, 1412 ....................Level I................................................. 44 FREN 2311, 2312 ....................Level II................................................ 55 GERM 1411, 1412 . .................Level I................................................. 44 GERM 2311, 2312 . .................Level II................................................ 58 GOVT 2305..............................American Government.................... 52 MRKG 1311.............................Principles of Marketing................... 48 PSYC 2301...............................General Psychology.......................... 55 CHEMISTRY NOTE: Course and number of hours credited depend on exams successfully completed. May require chairperson’s evaluation of scores and student’s credentials, including high school transcript and record of laboratory work. F. International Baccalaureate (IB) SL = Standard Level exam HL = Higher Level exam IB Examination Score Del Mar College Course(s) Biology (HL)...........................4,5,6,7...........................................................BIOL 1406 Business and Management...4,5,6,7................................... 3 hrs. credit in Business Chemistry (SL)........................ 4,5,6,7....................................... CHEM 1411 and 1412 Computer Science.................. 4,5,6,7...................3 hrs. credit in Computer Science Economics (SL)....................... 4,5,6,7....................................... ECON 2301 and 2302 Economics (HL)...................... 4,5,6,7....................................... ECON 2301 and 2302 English (SL) Language A1 or A2.............. 4,5,6,7........................................ ENGL 1301 and 2332 English (HL) Language A1 or A2 Extended Essay.....................4,5,6,7.............................. ENGL 1301, 1302 and 2332 Environmental Systems......... 4,5,6,7...................................... 4 hrs. credit in science Geography............................... 4,5,6,7................................3 hrs. credit in geography Greek , Classical.....................4,5,6,7...................14 hrs. credit in foreign language History Africa......................................4,5,6,7...................................... 3 hrs. credit in history 97


ASSESSMENT AND PLACEMENT Americas................................ 4,5,6,7...................................... 3 hrs. credit in history E, SE Asia and Oceania........ 4,5,6,7...................................... 3 hrs. credit in history Europe....................................4,5,6,7...................................... 3 hrs. credit in history S. Asia and Middle East......4,5,6,7...................................... 3 hrs. credit in history Islamic History..................... 4,5,6,7...................................... 3 hrs. credit in history Information Technology in a Global Society................4,5,6,7........................... 3 hrs. credit in social science Latin.........................................4,5,6,7...................14 hrs. of foreign language credit Math (HL) with further mathematics..............4,5,6,7..........................................6 hrs. credit in math Math (HL).............................. 4,5,6,7..........................................3 hrs. credit in math Math methods (SL)..............4,5,6,7..........................................3 hrs. credit in math Math Studies......................... 4,5,6,7..........................................3 hrs. credit in math Modern Languages Language A1 or A2 (SL) or (HL) French.................................... 4,5,6,7............................FREN 1411, 1412, 2311, 2312 German..................................4,5,6,7........................... GERM 1411,1412, 2311, 2312 Portuguese............................4,5,6,7...................14 hrs. of foreign language credit Russian................................... 4,5,6,7...................14 hrs. of foreign language credit Spanish..................................4,5,6,7...................14 hrs. of foreign language credit Other Languages..................4,5,6,7...................14 hrs. of foreign language credit Music........................................ 4,5,6,7..........................................................MUSI 1306 Philosophy.............................. 4,5,6,7...............................3 hrs. credit in philosophy Physics (SL) and (HL)............4,5,6,7.........................................PHYS 1401 and 1402 Psychology.............................. 4,5,6,7..........................................................PSYC 2301 Theatre Arts............................. 4,5,6,7....................................................... DRAM 1310 Visual Arts............................... 4,5,6,7..........................................................ARTS 1301 2. Departmental Exams Each department chairperson sets the requirements to meet in order to take a departmental examination for credit. Generally, you are eligible to apply for this exam if you earned predominantly “A” grades in the subject in high school and scored exceptionally high on a nationally-recognized test and/or if you can demonstrate to the department chairperson significant and relevant experience in the subject area. Departmental exams will not be given for developmental courses, nor for any course in which you are presently enrolled. Arrangements for testing are made through the department chairpersons.

Evaluation Of Credentials For Credit

You may earn credit by departmental evaluation of your credentials when such learning can be documented as substantially equivalent to a Del Mar course. Credit will be accepted and applied from the following: • Nontraditional transcripts (armed forces schools, real estate boards, American Institute of Banking, hospital schools, cosmetology schools) • State or national board exams (Vocational Nurse Education, Registered Nurse Education, Radiologic Technology, Respiratory Therapy, Surgical Technology) • Experience in business, military administration and industry • High school programs or military training included in written articula98


ASSESSMENT AND PLACEMENT tion agreements with the College.

Policies And Procedures For Earning Credit

It’s important to understand the policies and procedures for credit by exam and evaluation of credentials.

Policies

1. Only if you are currently enrolled or are a former Del Mar College student are you eligible to apply for credit. Informal evaluation will be done free of charge. 2. Credit by exam - College Board Advance Placement (AP), College Board Achievement Exam (SAT II), College Level Examination Program (CLEP) and Defense Activity for Nontraditional Education Support (DANTES) will be accepted as “credit only” (CR) and will not affect your Grade Point Average (GPA). 3. Only an “A” or “B” grade receives credit for departmental exams. Grade points are given for a departmental exam and a footnote indicating that credit was obtained by examination will be indicated on your transcript. 4. Credit earned by evaluation of credentials will be determined by the pass/fail method. No grade other than “CR,” the number of credit hours, course number and title are recorded on your transcript. 5. Examinations offered at Del Mar College can be retaken only after six months have elapsed. Some departmental examinations cannot be retaken. 6. Credit by examination satisfies degree requirements in the same way as credit earned by passing courses, except that it cannot be used to satisfy the 25 percent of semester credit hours earned at Del Mar College, which is the residency requirement for graduation. 7. Credit may not be earned by examination for most performanceoriented courses, such as music ensembles, drama productions, dance performances, radio-television shows, speech competitions, physical activities, etc.

Procedures

1. Obtain a petition to record credit in the Registrar’s Office or the appropriate academic department. 2. Have the petition signed by the department chairperson. 3. Pay the required fee at the Business Office. 4. Take the test or present documentation for evaluation. If credit is granted, the results will be forwarded by the department chairperson, to the dean and to the Registrar’s Office. You can get more detailed information about testing procedures from the Registrar’s Office both on East and West Campus or the appropriate academic department.

Fees

A statement of testing fees and evaluation charges is available at the Business Office and additional information for the petitioning and recording of credit is available in the Registrar’s Office.

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Advising

Academic advising is important. It is available to all who wish to talk about course prerequisites, graduation requirements, career opportunities and suggestions for doing well in class. If you are a declared major, you work closely with faculty members in your major department. If you are an undeclared or liberal arts major, you are advised by the staff located in the Student Enrollment Center. Advising is required prior to online registration if you have earned 24 credits or fewer. If you have more than 24 credits, you are still encouraged to meet with an advisor.

Appointments

You need to call the department of your major to schedule an advising appointment. If you are using the Student Enrollment Center, walk-ins are welcome; no appointment is needed.

Your Responsibilities

• Prior to the appointment, think about your goals and reflect on previous academic progress. If you are currently enrolled, you should consider how you are doing in your classes. Think about your other commitments (work, family, etc.) and how those impact your time. Then, you and your advisor can discuss how to turn goals into reality by following your degree plan. A copy of the degree plan, given to you, will show the specific courses needed. • You are responsible for making sure that the courses selected meet degree requirements. Use the College Catalog to confirm which courses meet the requirements. Failure to obtain correct information will not exempt you from having to meet those requirements. You should bring a tentative list of classes you want to take to the advising appointment. • Courses should be selected with attention to prerequisites and sequences. If you preregister for classes for which you lack the prerequisites, you can be dropped from those classes by the chairperson of the appropriate department in order to release those spaces to students who have satisfied the prerequisites. You will be protected from such removal only if you secure permission of the chairperson prior to registering. • It is your responsibility to know specific transfer requirements of the college or university to which you plan to transfer. This responsibility includes knowing course requirements, number of credit hours accepted and grade-point average required for admission. Bring a copy of the catalog of your transfer institution to your advising appointment. • You are expected to keep a copy of your degree plan, signed by both yourself and your advisor. Each time you meet with an advisor, you should bring your most recent degree plan for updating.

List of Advisors

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Degree/Certificate

Phone

Accounting . ....................................................................................................698-1372 Addiction Studies............................................................................................698-2809 Administrative Assistant ..............................................................................698-1411 Advertising/Public Relations.......................................................................698-1939 Air Conditioning Applied Technology........................................................698-1701 American Sign Language and Interpreting.................................................698-2809 Architectural/Drafting Technology.............................................................698-1701 Art......................................................................................................................698-1216 Auto Body Applied Technology...................................................................698-1701 Automotive Applied Technology ................................................................698-1701 Aviation Maintenance ...................................................................................698-1701 Baking/Pastry Specialization........................................................................698-2809 Banking and Finance......................................................................................698-1372 Basic Peace Officer..........................................................................................698-1706 Biology..............................................................................................................698-1229 Biotechnology..................................................................................................698-1229 Building Maintenance Applied Technology...............................................698-1701 Business Administration................................................................................698-1372 Chemistry.........................................................................................................698-1229 Child Development/Early Childhood.........................................................698-2809 Child Dev./Early Childhood Education Assistant.....................................698-2809 Coding Specialist.............................................................................................698-2844 Computer Information Systems....................................................................698-1299 Computer Programming..............................................................................698-1299 Information Systems Security Associate....................................................698-1299 Geographic Information Systems...............................................................698-1299 Multimedia-Internet Developer..................................................................698-1299 Network Support Specialist.........................................................................698-1299 Computer-Network Electronic Technology................................................698-1799 Cosmetology....................................................................................................698-2809 Court Reporting..............................................................................................698-1372 Judicial Realtime/CART/Captioning........................................................698-1372 Criminal Justice...............................................................................................698-1706 Criminal Justice Technology..........................................................................698-1706 Culinary Arts...................................................................................................698-2809 Deaf Studies.....................................................................................................698-2809 Dental Assisting..............................................................................................698-2858 Dental Hygiene................................................................................................698-2858 Diagnostic Medical Sonography...................................................................698-2858 Diesel Applied Technology............................................................................698-1701 Digital Media...................................................................................................698-1508 Drama...............................................................................................................698-1216 Early Childhood, 6th-Grade Generalist.......................................................698-1534 Echocardiography...........................................................................................698-2858 Education Majors (Associate of Arts in Teaching Degrees) Art..................................................................................................................698-1216 EC-6...............................................................................................................698-1534 English/Philosophy . .................................................................................698-1234 History/Social Studies...............................................................................698-1228 Journalism....................................................................................................698-1939

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ASSESSMENT AND PLACEMENT Mathematics.................................................................................................698-1238 Science...........................................................................................................698-1229 Special Education........................................................................................698-1534 Speech...........................................................................................................698-1534 Electrical Engineering 2+2.............................................................................698-1299 EMS Professions..............................................................................................698-1724 Engineering......................................................................................................698-1299 Engineering Technology................................................................................698-1299 English..............................................................................................................698-1234 Environmental/Petrochemical Lab Technology.........................................698-1701 Fire Science.......................................................................................................698-1724 Foreign Languages..........................................................................................698-1534 General Office Clerk.......................................................................................698-1372 Geography........................................................................................................698-1228 Geology.............................................................................................................698-1229 Health Information Technology....................................................................698-2844 History..............................................................................................................698-1228 Hospitality Management...............................................................................698-2809 Human Services..............................................................................................698-2809 Industrial Machining Applied Technology.................................................698-1701 Journalism........................................................................................................698-1939 Kinesiology......................................................................................................698-1334 Legal Secretarial Specialty.............................................................................698-1372 Liberal Arts......................................................................................................698-1290 Advising for Liberal Arts majors is on a walk-in basis in the Student Enrollment Center. No appointment is needed. Management Development...........................................................................698-1372 General Management Specialization..........................................................698-1372 Leadership Development.............................................................................698-1372 Logistics and Supply Chain Management................................................698-1372 Marketing Specialization.............................................................................698-1372 Production and Logistics Management Specialization...........................698-1372 Professional Sales..........................................................................................698-1372 Small Business Management.......................................................................698-1372 Mathematics.....................................................................................................698-1238 Medical Laboratory Technology...................................................................698-2820 Medical Secretary............................................................................................698-1410 Mexican-American Studies............................................................................698-1218 Music.................................................................................................................698-1211 Nondestructive Testing..................................................................................698-1701 Nuclear Medicine Technology......................................................................698-2858 Nurse Education..............................................................................................698-2860 Occupational Safety and Health Technology..............................................698-1724 Occupational Therapy Assistant...................................................................698-2820 Paralegal Specialty..........................................................................................698-1372 Pharmacy Technology....................................................................................698-2820 Physical Therapist Assistant..........................................................................698-2820 Physics..............................................................................................................698-1229 Police Science...................................................................................................698-1706 Political Science...............................................................................................698-1228 Pre-Chiropractic..............................................................................................698-1229 102


ASSESSMENT AND PLACEMENT Pre-Dental.........................................................................................................698-1229 Pre-Engineering...............................................................................................698-1299 Pre-Medical......................................................................................................698-1229 Pre-Medical Technology.................................................................................698-1107 Pre-Pharmacy..................................................................................................698-1229 Pre-Physical Therapy......................................................................................698-1229 Pre-Veterinary Medicine................................................................................698-1229 Process Technology.........................................................................................698-1701 Professional Electronics Avionics.................................................................698-1701 Psychology.......................................................................................................698-1228 Radio and Television......................................................................................698-1508 Radiologic Technology...................................................................................698-2858 Real Estate........................................................................................................698-1372 Registered Nurse Education..........................................................................698-2860 Respiratory Therapy.......................................................................................698-2820 Social Work......................................................................................................698-1228 Sociology..........................................................................................................698-1228 Speech...............................................................................................................698-1534 Surgical Technology........................................................................................698-2820 Undeclared.......................................................................................................698-1290 .Advising for Undeclared majors is on a walk-in basis in the Student Enrollment Center. No appointment is needed. Vocational Nurse Education..........................................................................698-2860 Welding Applied Technology........................................................................698-1701

Summary

The College will help guide you in the right placement of courses.

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STUDENT RIGHTS, RESPONSIBILITIES, SAFETY

Your Rights, Responsibilities, Safety Here’s what you need to know about how to conduct yourself on campus. Data Student Records

Your records pertaining to directory information and education are kept by the Registrar’s Office. According to the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), education records are those records that relate directly to your academic progress maintained by the institution. If you want to review your records, you may do so by requesting and presenting your photo ID in the Registrar’s Office. If, upon review, you desire to challenge any portion of your records, you should contact the Registrar for additional information. School officials, who act in your educational interest within the limitations of their need to know, have access to your records without your prior written consent.

DEL MAR COLLEGE STUDENT RECORDS POLICY RELEASE OF STUDENT RECORDS

All records submitted for a student’s file become the property of the College and a part of the student’s permanent record. High school transcripts, transcripts from other colleges, test scores, immunization records and other similar documents are not duplicated for any reason to any person and/or institution, including the student. Rights You have certain rights under FERPA with respect to your education records. They are: 1. The right to inspect and review your education records within 45 days of the day the College receives a request for access. You should submit to the registrar, dean, department chairperson, or other appropriate official, written requests that identify the record(s) you wish to inspect. The College official will make arrangements for access and notify you of the time and place where the records may be inspected. If the records are not maintained by the College official to whom the request was submitted, that official will advise you of the correct official to whom the request should be addressed. 2. The right to request the amendment of your education records that you believe is inaccurate or misleading. If upon review you desire to challenge any portion of your records, you should contact the Registrar. 3. The right to consent to disclosures of personally identifiable information contained in your education records, except to the extent that FERPA authorizes disclosure without consent. One exception which permits 104


STUDENT RIGHTS, RESPONSIBILITIES, SAFETY disclosure without consent is disclosure to school officials with legitimate educational interests. A school official is a person employed by the College in an administrative, supervisory, academic or research, or support staff position (including law enforcement unit personnel and health staff). A school official has a legitimate educational interest if the official needs to review an education record in order to fulfill his or her professional responsibility. 4. The right to file a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education concerning alleged failures by Del Mar College to comply with the requirements of FERPA. The name and address of the Office that administers FERPA is: Family Policy Compliance Office, U.S. Department of Education, 600 Independence Ave. SW, Washington, DC 20202-4605.

Directory Information Directory information is considered public information unless you specifically request that any or all of the directory information not be released. Your consent is presumed, unless a written request to restrict the information is made by you in the Registrar’s Office- on the prescribed form no earlier than the first day of registration and no later than the 12th class day in a semester or fourth class day in a summer term. This restriction of consent remains in effect until revoked by you, or until you fail to register for a subsequent semester. In those cases where you file a request for restriction of information, such information is treated as confidential and in response to public inquiries, the College will verify only whether you are currently enrolled. Public Information • Your name • Permanent address • Telephone listing • Email address • Date and place of birth • Major field of study (including concentration) • Enrollment status • Classification • Participation in officially recognized activities and sports • Weight and height of members of athletic teams • Dates of attendance • Degrees and awards received • Most recent previous educational agency or institution attended

Rights And Responsibilities Standards of Student Conduct

To maintain a positive learning environment, it is essential that you conduct yourself according to certain standards of behavior set by the College. It is your right in attending Del Mar College to retain your individualism, personal freedom, autonomy and dignity, while respecting, at the same time, the rights of others. All students are individuals and display different abilities, skills, interests, appreciations, attitudes, beliefs and values. You also have a responsibility to yourself, to your fellow students, to your instruc105


STUDENT RIGHTS, RESPONSIBILITIES, SAFETY tors, to College personnel, to the policies of the College and to the law of the land. These rights and responsibilities include: A. Your Rights • The right to expect an education of the highest quality. • The right to develop potential to the best of your abilities. • The right to inquire about and to recommend improvements in policies, regulations and procedures affecting the welfare of students. The right is best exercised through the Office of Student Leadership and Campus Life or other campus organizations. • The right to counsel, to a fair hearing and an appeal when a disciplinary action is applied to you as an individual or as a group member. B. Your Obligations and Responsibilities • The obligation to be fully acquainted with published rules, regulations and policies of the College and to comply with them in the interest of an orderly and productive college community. • The obligation to follow the tenets of common decency and acceptable behavior commensurate with the aspiration implied by a college education. • The obligation to respect the rights and property of others. A full description of the Student Standards of Conduct is available from the Dean of Student Engagement and Retention, Room 204, Harvin Student Center, Del Mar College East, or on the College Web site: www.delmar.edu/policymanual, Chapter 7, Policy B7.13.

Discipline

A. Breaches of Conduct The College regards the following as types of misconduct which, if established, will result in appropriate disciplinary action: • Academic cheating and plagiarism of any kind (See “Scholastic Dishonesty,” B7.13.7 of the Standards of Student Conduct Policy). • Furnishing false information to the College or filing or making known false charges against the College. • Destruction, damage, unauthorized possession or misuse of College property, including library and laboratory materials and equipment, or of private property on the campus. • Forgery, alteration, unauthorized possession, or misuse of College documents, records, or identification cards. • Physical or verbal abuse of another person in the College community. Any verbal threat or abuse or physical action against any College employee and/or student is considered sufficient grounds for immediate suspension from the College, subject to a disciplinary hearing. • Participation in hazing, in contravention of the Texas Education Code, Section 4.51 to 1.58, inclusive. • Use, distribution or possession of alcoholic beverages, dangerous drugs, or controlled substances while on College property or at any authorized activity sponsored by or for any College-related organization, whether on or off the campus. • Disorderly conduct which inhibits or interferes with the educational responsibility of the College community or which disrupts the adminis106


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trative or service functions of the College to include social-educational activities. Actions which violate state or federal law or city or county ordinances. Misconduct or misuse of elected or appointed office in a student organization, or endangering its members, or the welfare of the College community. Incorrigible or persistently irresponsible behavior. Gambling on campus or on College property. Possession of any weapon or facsimile of weapons on campus or on College property, or at any activity sponsored by the College or in any vehicle owned by the College. Personality problems which disrupt teaching with detrimental effect upon other students. Any disruption of ongoing educational activities of the College which warrants disciplinary action.

B. Disciplinary Action Any one or more of the following disciplinary actions may be imposed by the College: • Admonition and warning. • Loss of privileges. • Removal from elective or appointive office. • Loss of such other privileges which may be consistent with the offense committed, and the rehabilitation of the student. • Disciplinary probation with or without loss of designated privileges, for a specified period of time. The violation of the terms of disciplinary probation or the infraction of any College rule during the disciplinary action will result in automatic suspension. • Suspension from the College for a definite period of time. • Expulsion from the College. Suspension or expulsion from the College will require that the student be afforded a hearing to present their side of the incident or action prior to the administrative suspension or expulsion decision. A student may be suspended or expelled prior to a hearing when there is imminent danger to the student or another individual on campus.

Student Complaints

Procedures for student complaints against the College have been set forth in writing and are included in the Board of Regents Policy Manual. The Dean of Student Engagement and Retention is responsible for coordinating the processing of student complaints. The Student Complaint Policy is based on the belief that such complaints are best resolved at the level closest to the issue that led to the complaint. Resolutions to such complaints must be reached through the participation of all parties involved in the issue that led to the complaint. All procedures developed in relation to this policy will be applied in an equitable and nondiscriminatory manner and will protect the rights of all parties.

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STUDENT RIGHTS, RESPONSIBILITIES, SAFETY •  Non-Academic Complaint - The Non-Academic Complaint is a complaint by a student which does not involve grades or any academic issues. •  General Academic (Non-Grade) Complaint - The General Academic Non-Grade Complaint is a complaint by a student who has any academic disagreement not directly related to the assignment of a grade(s). •  Grade Appeals - The evaluation of academic work is the prerogative of the instructor and the rules for determining final course grade should be established by the instructor and provided to the students in an electronic or printed course syllabus at the beginning of the semester. A student who believes grounds exist for the appeal of a final grade must first consult with the instructor. If the appeal cannot be resolved, a student may proceed to the grade appeal process. A student with a complaint against another student should consult with the Dean of Student Engagement and Retention on the proper procedure to follow.

Responsibility and Liability Insurance

It is your responsibility to carry personal health and/or minor medical insurance. The Office of the Dean of Student Engagement and Retention has several companies’ brochures available; however, the College does not promote one company’s product over another. Activities in occupational classes and programs may expose you to more than the usual degree of responsibility and liability. Del Mar College is not liable for injuries sustained on campus, according to state statute. Health sciences, cosmetology, criminal justice, law enforcement, fire science, emergency medical services and occupational safety and health students may be required to carry professional liability insurance in addition to personal medical insurance.

Policies

Major College policies can directly affect you. So, it’s important to become familiar with the following:

Discrimination and Harassment Policy for Students

Del Mar College, in its continuing effort to seek equity in education and in support of federal and state anti-discrimination legislation, provides a complaint procedure for the prompt and equitable investigation and resolution of complaints of unlawful discrimination or harassment of students based on their race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, disability, or veteran or military status. This complaint procedure also constitutes the grievance procedure for complaints alleging unlawful sex discrimination required under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. The Discrimination and Harassment Complaint procedure provides a process through which the College may receive, respond to, and prevent incidents of alleged discrimination and/or harassment (includes sexual harassment). Students who wish to submit complaints of discrimination or harassment should contact the District Student Complaint Coordinator.

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STUDENT RIGHTS, RESPONSIBILITIES, SAFETY Point of Contact: District Student Complaint Coordinator for student complaints of discrimination or sexual harassment. Office of the Dean of Student Engagement and Retention Harvin Student Center, Room 204 (361) 698-1277 • Fax (361) 698-1599 101 Baldwin Blvd., Corpus Christi, TX 78404-3897

Smoking Policy

Del Mar College will comply with Board Policy B5.39 Smoking Control and subsequent local, state and federal requirements, which prohibits the use of tobacco, E-cigarettes, vaping pens and any other related products and devices by any employee, student, or visitor on all premises owned, rented, leased, or supervised by the College District, including all College District facilities, buildings, and grounds. In order to protect and promote the health, safety, and welfare of employees, students, and the public, Del Mar College will provide a smoke and tobacco free environment. This prohibition applies to property owned by others that the College District uses by agreement, and further applies to all District vehicles. All members of the Del Mar College community to observe the provisions and comply with the spirit and intent of this policy.

Drug and Alcohol Policy

Del Mar College is committed to working to maintain a safe, healthy, lawful and productive working and educational environment for all employees and students. Studies have shown that use of illegal drugs and abuse of alcohol increases the potential for accidents, absenteeism, tardiness, unsatisfactory performance, inefficiency, poor employee morale and damage to the College’s reputation. The intent of this policy is to make Del Mar College a better place to study and work through upgrading the mental and physical health of the total College community. It acknowledges the freedom of choice for those individuals who require or seek information relative to Drug/Alcohol Abuse. A. Definition of Legal Drugs • A “legal drug” is a prescribed drug or over-the-counter drug which has been legally obtained and is being legally used for the purpose for which it was prescribed or manufactured. B. Definition of Illegal Drugs • An “illegal drug” is any drug or controlled substance which is (l) not legally obtainable or (2) is legally obtainable but was not legally obtained. The term “illegal drug” includes all illegal drugs, dangerous drugs and controlled substances defined and listed in Articles 4476-14 and 4476-15 (Texas Controlled Substances Act) Vernon’s Texas Civil Statutes. Marijuana, hashish, cocaine, PCP, LSD, heroin, Dilaudid, Quaaludes, steroids and methamphetamine are only a few of the dangerous drugs or controlled substances which are included within such terms. • This policy applies to all students and employees of Del Mar College, as well as College visitors, contractors and all other persons occupying space in/on conveyances, offices, buildings, facilities, or grounds over which Del Mar College has custody and control, including, but not limited to, rentals and leasing of auditorium and classroom spaces. 109


STUDENT RIGHTS, RESPONSIBILITIES, SAFETY • This policy does not cancel or supersede other laws, orders, instructions, or regulations which make the use, possession and/or distribution of dangerous drugs and controlled substances illegal. • When personal or behavioral problems begin to affect a student’s academic performance, and this appears to be the result of drug or alcohol abuse, the individual may be referred to the College Counseling Center for information on drugs/alcohol and/or to local community professionals. The student shall be responsible for any cost and/or fees incurred for professional services. Information concerning diagnosis, treatment and medical records will be kept strictly confidential. • It is recognized that a person’s job performance or academic studies may be affected by persons in the employee’s or student’s family who have alcohol, drug, or other emotional or behavioral problems. Therefore, the College will offer information services to these family members, but accepts no further responsibility. • Use, distribution, or possession of alcoholic beverages, dangerous drugs, or controlled substances while on College property or at any authorized activity sponsored by or for any College-related organization, whether on or off campus, is subject to disciplinary action.

AIDS Policy

Del Mar College recognizes that Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) and HIV-related conditions such as AIDS-Related Complex (ARC) pose significant issues in an academic setting. Because of the College’s commitment to maintaining a healthy and safe campus environment, the AIDS policy and other procedures emphasize the education of employees and students concerning AIDS and the management of each case of AIDS individually with sensitivity, flexibility and concern for the affected individual as well as other employees and students. You may obtain educational pamphlets on AIDS at the Office of the Dean of Student Engagement and Retention, or the Office of Student Leadership and Campus Life and the Student Enrollment Center in the Harvin Student Center (East Campus) or the Coleman Center (West Campus). These pamphlets were developed by the Texas Department of Health. Del Mar College, in accordance with the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act of l974, shall not give specific or detailed information concerning complaints or diagnosis without the expressed written consent of the affected student or employee. You will not be denied enrollment or the right to attend classes or participate in College functions solely on the basis of diagnosis or suspicion of having HIV, AIDS, or ARC. If a physician’s evaluation demonstrates that you are unable to perform academically or that continued attendance presents a health or safety risk to yourself or others, the administration will make a decision solely on such medical evaluation about continuation of enrollment.

Immunization Policy

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STUDENT RIGHTS, RESPONSIBILITIES, SAFETY academic goals. Del Mar College also strives to ensure access and equity for each and every student wishing to attend Del Mar for their academic endeavors. The 83rd Texas Legislature approved Texas Senate Bill 62 which requires all new Del Mar College students 21 years of age or younger to provide proof of immunization against meningitis starting January 1st, 2014. The proof of meningitis vaccination requirement applies to: • All first time freshmen • All first time transfer students • All returning DMC students who have experienced a break in DMC enrollment of at least one fall or spring term • All students enrolling in courses located on any DMC campus who may have been previously exempt due to having been solely enrolled in 1) online or other distance education courses; 2) a continuing education course or program that was less than 360 contact hours, or a continuing education corporate training; or 3) a dual credit course, which was taught at a public or private K-12 facility not located on any DMC campus. The proof of meningitis vaccination requirement does not apply to: • Students who are 22 years of age or older by the first day of the start of the semester; or • Students enrolled in a continuing education course or program that is less than 360 contact hours, or continuing education corporate training who are not otherwise enrolled in any other course located on any DMC campus; or • Students enrolled in a dual credit course, which is taught at a public or private K-12 facility not located on any DMC campus, who are not otherwise enrolled in any other course located on any DMC campus. Deadlines First time freshman and first time transfer students are required to provide proof of having received a meningitis vaccination within the five year period preceding enrollment and at least 10 calendar days prior to the first day of the first semester in which the student initially enrolls at the College. Returning students are required to provide proof of having received a meningitis vaccination within the five year period preceding enrollment and at least 10 calendar days prior to the first day of the first semester of enrollment following a break of at least one fall or spring term. Students must submit proof of meningitis vaccination prior to registering for classes. Students who fail to submit this documentation will have a registration hold, preventing them from registering. Documentation must be submitted to the Del Mar College Student Enrollment Center located in the Harvin Center Room 127 (DMC East). Proof of Meninigitis Vaccination A student shall submit any of the following forms of documentation listed below as proof of having received a meningitis vaccination during the prescribed time period preceding enrollment. 1. Signed certification from a physician, a physician’s designee or public health personnel that shows the month, day and year the meningitis vaccination was administered. 2. An immunization record from a state or local health authority or an official record received from school officials. 111


STUDENT RIGHTS, RESPONSIBILITIES, SAFETY 3. A completed, signed and dated copy of Del Mar Colleges Meningitis Vaccination form available online at www.delmar.edu/meningitis. All documentation must be submitted to the DMC Student Enrollment Center. Students may submit their documentation by fax, mail or in person. Del Mar College Student Enrollment Center, Rm 127 101 Baldwin Blvd. Corpus Christi, Texas 78404-3897 Fax: (361) 698-1684 Failure to Provide Proof of Meningitis Vaccination Students who fail to provide proof of meningitis vaccination will not be allowed to register until documentation has been submitted to the Student Enrollment Center. Meningitis Vaccination Exemptions A student is not required to submit evidence of receiving the vaccination against bacterial meningitis if the student submits to the institution one of the following: 1. An affidavit of certificate signed by a physician who is duly registered and licensed to practice medicine in the United States, stating that in the physician’s opinion, the vaccination would be injurious to the health and well-being of the student. 2. An affidavit signed by the student stating that the student declines the vaccination for reasons of conscience, including a religious belief. A conscientious exemption form from the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) must be used. 3. Confirmation that the student has completed the Internet-based Department of State Health Services form to claim an exemption for reasons of conscience. The form can be found on https://corequestjc.dshs.texas.gov. Consultation with a Physician Students are advised of the importance of consulting with a physician about the need for the immunization against bacterial meningitis to prevent the disease. Additional Information For additional information please contact the Del Mar College Student Enrollment Center at (361) 698-1290, by email at enroll@delmar.edu or in person at the Student Enrollment Center located in Harvin Center Room 127. Students may also visit www.delmar.edu/meningitis to learn more about SB 62 and the meningitis requirement or to access exemption forms. Additional Immunizations Senate Bill 1517 (effective Fall 1991) gives Texas institutions of higher education the option of requiring you to prove that you have been adequately immunized for diphtheria, rubeola, rubella, mumps, tetanus and poliomyelitis prior to admission. The consequences of not being fully immunized are severe. An outbreak of any of these diseases can have a devastating impact on the campus community. Immunization is an integral part of preventive health care. Therefore, Del Mar College recommends that you be fully vaccinated prior to enrollment and that preventive vaccinations be taken when required. If you are majoring in the health care fields, you must provide documented proof 112


STUDENT RIGHTS, RESPONSIBILITIES, SAFETY that you have been fully immunized. For additional immunization information, you are encouraged to contact your family physician, the county health department, or the Immunization Division of the Texas Department of Health. Health Care Students These requirements apply to students enrolled in the health care majors who have direct or will have direct patient contact. Immunizations and other requirements: • Tetanus/Diphtheria: must have one dose within past 10 years. • Measles: those born since January 1, 1957, must have two doses since 12 months of age. The two doses must be at least 30 days apart. • Mumps: those born since January 1, 1957, must have at least one dose since 12 months of age. • Rubella: at least one dose since 12 months of age is required. • Hepatitis B: a complete series is required prior to beginning direct patient care. • Tuberculosis test: must be performed annually. • Criminal background check

Bacterial Meningitis Information

This information is being provided to all college students in the state of Texas. Bacterial Meningitis is a serious, potentially deadly disease that can progress extremely fast - so take utmost caution. It is an inflammation of the membranes that surround the brain and spinal cord. The bacteria that causes meningitis can also infect the blood. This disease strikes about 3,000 Americans each year, including 100-125 on college campuses, leading to 5-15 deaths among college students every year. There is a treatment, but those who survive may develop severe health problems or disabilities. What are the symptoms? • High fever • Rash or purple patches on skin • Light sensitivity • Confusion and sleepiness • Lethargy • Severe headache • Vomiting • Stiff neck • Nausea • Seizures There may be a rash of tiny, red-purple spots caused by bleeding under the skin. These can occur anywhere on the body. The more symptoms, the higher the risk, so when these symptoms appear, seek immediate medical attention. How is bacterial meningitis diagnosed? • Diagnosis is made by a medical provider and is usually based on a combination of clinical symptoms and laboratory results from spinal fluid and blood tests. 113


STUDENT RIGHTS, RESPONSIBILITIES, SAFETY • Early diagnosis and treatment can greatly improve the likelihood of recovery. How is the disease transmitted? • The disease is transmitted when people exchange saliva (such as by kissing, or by sharing drinking containers, utensils, cigarettes, toothbrushes, etc.) or come in contact with respiratory or throat secretions. How do you increase your risk of getting bacterial meningitis? • Exposure to saliva by sharing cigarettes, water bottles, eating utensils, food, kissing, etc. • Living in close conditions (such as sharing a room/suite in a dorm or group home). What are the possible consequences of the disease? • Death (in 8 to 24 hours) • Permanent brain damage • Kidney failure • Learning disability • Hearing loss, blindness • Limb damage (fingers, toes, arms, legs) that requires amputation • Gangrene • Coma • Convulsions Can the disease be treated? • Antibiotic treatment, if received early, can save lives and chances of recovery are increased. However permanent disability or death can still occur. • Vaccinations are available and should be considered for: • Those living in close quarters • College students 29 years old or younger • Vaccinations are effective against four of the five most common bacterial types that cause 70 percent of the disease in the U.S. (but does not protect against all types of meningitis). • Vaccinations take seven to 10 days to become effective, with protection lasting three to five years. • The cost of vaccine varies, so check with your health care provider. • Vaccination is very safe - most common side effects are redness and minor pain at injection site for up to two days. • Vaccination is available at your health care provider. How can I find out more information? • Contact your own health care provider. • Contact your local or regional health department.

Safety Campus Security

Campus Security is a public service-oriented security operation that is responsible for protecting College students, faculty, staff and property. Campus Security is managed through the Environmental, Health, Safety and Risk Management Office and is comprised of 24-hour contracted security personnel. Uniformed Off-Duty CCPD Officers patrol the College’s properties during academic hours. 114


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Reports

All incidents, thefts, or other criminal offenses on College property should be reported to Campus Security. You can assist Campus Security by reporting: • Crime, no matter how insignificant it may seem; • Suspicious activity; • Suspicious persons on campus. • Ill or injured persons (you may call 911 for an ambulance and then notify Campus Security) Your report may prevent a crime.

Services

• Monitor and patrol the College’s properties 24-hours per day • Provide first aid to injured persons, • Safety escorts to vehicles, when requested; • Escorts to and from classes, depending on circumstances, when requested by College administrators; • Addressing classes or groups regarding crime prevention and safety awareness. Campus Security is located in the Physical Facilities Offices on the East Campus and in the Coleman Center on the West Campus. Individuals are encouraged to contact security 24 hours a day, seven days a week, as necessary.

Telephone Numbers

(361) 698-1199 - emergency (East and West Campuses, Del Mar College Center for Economic Development, Northwest Center) (361) 698-1946 - non-emergency (East and West Campuses, Del Mar College Center for Economic Development, Northwest Center)

DMC e-Tips

This web page is designed to assist you in submitting anonymous crime tips that are not life threatening and do not need immediate emergency assistance. The web page is located at: www.delmar.edu/submit_crime.aspx

Emergency and Assistance Call Boxes

Emergency and Assistance Call Boxes, mounted on light poles or in free-standing blue pedestals, may be used to request help during an emergency, to request personal escorts, or for any assistance or information needed. The call boxes are located on both the East and West Campuses, as well as the Del Mar College Center for Economic Development. When using a call box, be prepared to state your name, location and the nature of your emergency.

Crime Statistics

The Crime Awareness and Campus Security Act of 1990 requires educational institutions to keep and to report statistics of certain crimes occurring on campus which are reported to campus authorities during the most current year. These statistics are available in the Office of the Dean of Student Engagement and Retention in the Harvin Student Center on the East Campus, or in the Safety Office in the Maintenance Building on the East Campus. Information is also available at www.delmar.edu/Disclosure.aspx.

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Parking

Parking can be a challenge. This is true at other colleges as well. Del Mar College has developed regulations for the purposes of: •  proper identification of vehicles of persons who have legitimate business with the College, •  to ensure safety/notification of students/faculty and other persons in an emergency, •  to provide orderly parking, traffic and use of parking facilities, •  to provide for the purchase and issuance of vehicle identification permits, •  to ensure pedestrian safety, and •  to provide for enforcement in the event of violation. The operation of a motor vehicle on Del Mar College property is governed by College policies and regulations. The fact that a violation notice is not issued when a violation occurs does not imply that the regulation or rule is not in effect. Each operator is responsible for knowing and following the parking rules and regulations. Campus Security has been charged with the authority to enforce these regulations, including the right to tow vehicles for specific violations and repeat violators. The owner or operator of a towed vehicle is responsible for the cost of towing and storage fees in addition to any other fines. Proof that a parking or traffic control device, sign, signal, or marking was in place at any location on the campus shall constitute prima facie evidence that it was official and was installed under proper authority by College, city, state and federal guidelines. The College assumes no responsibility for any vehicle or its content while the vehicle is parked or operated on College property. All vehicle operators should lock or otherwise secure their vehicles when parked on any campus of Del Mar College.

Definitions

For the purpose of these parking and traffic regulations, the following terms are defined: Abandoned Vehicle - a motor vehicle, bicycle, or other conveyance parked on Del Mar College property for more than three days without being moved DMC - Del Mar College Campus - all property owned or controlled by Del Mar College College - Del Mar College Citation - Notification issued by a Corpus Christi police officer, which may be written to any vehicle found in violation of state law or city ordinances on DMC property Parking for Disabled Individuals - spaces or areas reserved for any disabled individual who has an appropriate (placard) hang tag or license plate from the County Tax Assessor’s Office Habitual Violator - any person who has received three or more violation notices within a twelve-month period Impound - towing and storage of vehicle at a towing facility 116


STUDENT RIGHTS, RESPONSIBILITIES, SAFETY Marked space - space defined by two parallel lines Motor Vehicle - all automobiles, buses, trucks, motorcycles, motor scooters, motorbikes, mopeds, etc. Moving Violations - moving traffic law violations as enacted by the State of Texas No Parking Zones - all areas not specifically designated for parking, to include painted curbs, fire lanes, construction areas, loading zones, service delivery and bus zones. See “Vehicle Identification Permits� section. Parking Permit (Vehicle Identification Permit) - a temporary card or self-adhering decal issued by DMC, authorizing the motor vehicle properly displaying the permit to be lawfully parked within designated areas. The issuance and display of the permit serves as proper registration. Includes student permit, non-reserved permit and reserved permit. Reserved Parking - identified by signs and/or pavement markings; enforced at peak business hours of the day. New employees shall have the option of continuing the reserved space held by the former employee in that position so that performance of work in those offices requiring frequent trips between campuses and in the community may be facilitated. Restricted Parking - areas reserved for use by holders of designated permits Visitors - persons other than students, faculty members, staff members or employees of DMC Violation Notice - a notification issued by DMC Security for violations of parking and traffic regulations. These notifications are subject to College fines and a right of students to appeal within the College as defined in Appeals of Violation Notices or Impounds section. VIP - Vehicle Identification Permit, including: student permit, non-reserved permit and reserved permit

Parking Regulations

Registration of Vehicles All vehicles parked on campus at any time must display (on rear windshield, passenger side) a Vehicle Identification Permit except for vehicles belonging to visitors during registration periods or one-day visits. Students are not currently assessed a parking registration fee. The College retains the option to assess a parking registration fee for students in the future. Procurement of a Vehicle Identification Permit by students or employees with non-reserved parking does not guarantee a specified parking space. Each driver is responsible for finding a legal parking space. Inability to locate a parking space is not an excuse for violating parking regulations. A Vehicle Identification Permit will not be issued to any person having unpaid violation charges until full payment is made at the Business Office. A Vehicle Identification Permit may not be purchased for or displayed by an individual ineligible to receive the permit. The College may suspend for a period of one year the parking privileges of individuals who violate this regulation. Vehicle Identification Permits Any person attending Del Mar College who is not employed by the College is eligible for a student Vehicle Identification Permit. Student workers may receive only student Vehicle Identification Permit. 117


STUDENT RIGHTS, RESPONSIBILITIES, SAFETY The process by which a student receives a Vehicle Identification Permit is as follows: 1.  The student completes the appropriate College parking registration card. 2.  The student submits the card to Campus Security. 3.  Campus Security issues a Vehicle Identification Permit to the student.

Parking for Disabled Persons Del Mar College will follow state law regarding parking for disabled persons. Students, faculty and staff who have qualified and obtained a license plate or placard reflecting disability from the County Tax Assessor’s Office will be issued a non-reserved Vehicle Identification Permit. Those individuals may park in any parking space for disabled persons as long as their license plate reflects disabled status or their placard reflecting disability is hanging in their vehicle and clearly visible.

Enforcement

Policy and Procedures All laws of the State of Texas, ordinances of the applicable municipality and rules and regulations of Del Mar College are in effect on the campuses 24 hours a day. The campus speed limit, on both the East and West Campus, is 10 miles per hour. Special temporary parking arrangements must be made through the Director of Environmental Health, Safety and Risk Management. Reserved spaces, whether by designated “Reserved” signs or reserved by Campus Security for special events, will be enforced. Traffic and Parking Notices Campus Security may issue two types of notification for violations of parking and traffic regulations. 1.  Del Mar College Violation Notices - subject to College fines and a right of students to appeal within the College as defined in the Appeals of Violations or Impound Notices section. 2.  Corpus Christi Police Department (CCPD) Citations - CCPD officers may write citations to any vehicle found in violation of state law or city ordinances on DMC property.

Penalties In addition to fees for parking or traffic violations, parking privileges may be suspended for a period of up to one year for habitual violators. The vehicles of habitual violators may also be towed without notice at the expense of the vehicle owner. Suspension of parking privileges will be decided by the Director of Environmental Health, Safety and Risk Management and/or the Dean of Student Engagement and Retention, after reviewing recommendations from Campus Security. A person in whose name an unpaid violation exists and no appeal is pending, shall be barred from enrollment in a subsequent semester until fines are paid. Transcripts and refunds shall also be withheld by the Business Office from any person in whose name an unpaid violation charge exists and no appeal is pending. In addition to the above-mentioned penalties, the Business Office will send a letter to students who receive a violation notice and no appeal is pending, to remind them to pay their fines. 118


STUDENT RIGHTS, RESPONSIBILITIES, SAFETY Parking Violations 1.  Parking in a “no parking” zone a.  parking where prohibited by signs, painted curbs or lines. b.  parking where no marked space exists, except for temporary areas created by Campus Security for emergencies or special events. c.  parking on grass, grounds, lawn, turf or any unapproved ground which has not been specifically designated for parking. d.  parking in a fire zone. e.  parking in loading zones. 2.  Parking in reserved space or area a.  parking illegally within a designated reserved space and/or area. b.  parking illegally within any barricaded or controlled space and/or area. c.  parking in a reserved space and/or area not authorized by the type permit displayed. d.  parking in a designated time space or loading zone beyond allotted time or without proper permit. 3.  Blocking drives, sidewalk, or exit a.  parking in a manner that obstructs or impairs proper usage of sidewalks, driveways, streets, curbs, ramps, loading docks, marked crosswalks or disabled access. b.  parking in a manner to prevent, impair or obstruct other vehicles from entering or exiting parking lots, parking spaces or access streets that enter and exit the campus. 4.  Parallel parking on two-way streets and roadways a.  parking in a manner that obstructs two-way flow of traffic on any street or roadway on any campus b.  failure to park with right-hand wheels within eighteen (18) inches of the curb. 5.  Failure to park within a marked space (failure of one vehicle to park within the marked boundaries is not implied consent for others to park with any part of the vehicle over the line). 6.  Parking in a “double parked” fashion (stopping or parking a vehicle on the roadway side of any vehicle parked at the edge or curb of a street or parking lot). 7.  Failure to display parking permit (parking on any campus, at any time, without displaying a parking permit). 8.  Improper display of parking permit (parking permit not displayed in a manner where it can be seen from the outside of the vehicle). 9.  Parking illegally in a space for disabled individuals (parking in a space for disabled individuals without properly displaying a license plate or placard (hang tag) for disabled individuals issued by the County Tax Assessor). 10.  Displaying a parking permit that has been altered or forged. Violation Notices College violation notices described in these regulations will result in charges being assessed in accordance with the following schedule:

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STUDENT RIGHTS, RESPONSIBILITIES, SAFETY Warning..........................................................................................................$ 0 No Parking Permit Displayed...................................................................$ 10 Not a Designated Parking Area................................................................$ 10 Visitor Parking Only...................................................................................$ 10 Parking a Vehicle in Motorcycle Parking Only.......................................$ 10 Parking in a Loading Zone........................................................................$ 10 Unauthorized Parking in a Reserved Parking Space.............................$ 10 Exceeding Posted Speed Limit..................................................................$ 10 Reckless Operation of a Vehicle................................................................$ 50 Driving over Grounds or Sidewalks......................................................$ 100 Parking in a Fire Zone*...............................................................................$ 20 Blocking/Impeding Exits, Entrances or Driveways*.............................$ 20 Parking Illegally in Handicapped Parking Spaces*.............................$ 100 Parking on Grounds, Drives or Walkways*............................................$ 50 *For any violation marked with an asterisk (*), the vehicle may be immediately towed at owner’s expense. All charges are subject to change without notice. Receiving four tickets for any violation will result in vehicle being immediately towed at owner’s expense. Except as noted above, violation notices will be issued in cases where traffic can be rerouted or vehicle operators can be immediately located to move their vehicle. In all other cases, vehicles will be towed and ticketed. The fine rate is set by the College for administrative violations. However, citations issued by the Corpus Christi Police Department and/or Corpus Christi Fire Department will result in fines decreed by the courts. Multiple violations can be alleged on the same Violation Notice. Charges will be assessed for each violation. Violation Notice Payments Payments must be made within 30 days of the date the Violation Notice was issued. Payments may be made at the Business Office, Harvin Student Center at Del Mar College East or the Coleman Center at Del Mar College West during business hours. Payments not made within 30 days will result in a hold being placed against enrollment in a subsequent semester, transcripts or refunds. It may also result in suspension of parking privileges. Appeals by students must be filed with the Student Government Association within 10 working days of the date Violation Notice was issued. Students must file a written petition for a hearing in the Harvin Student Center - East Campus, Office of Student Leadership and Campus Life, Room 105; or Room 106 at the Coleman Center - West Campus. If the student has the same family name or home address as the registered owner of a vehicle for which a Violation Notice has been issued, the Violation Notice and accompanying violation charges will be recorded in the student’s name. Unpaid charges for parking violations are recorded in either: •  the name of the person who previously purchased a parking permit; or •  the name of the purchaser of the permit displayed; or •  the name of the person who has previously paid violation charges on the vehicle; or •  the name of the owner or driver. Appeals of Violation Notices or Impounds A Student Judiciary Committee (SJC) appointed by the Dean of Student Engagement 120


STUDENT RIGHTS, RESPONSIBILITIES, SAFETY and Retention helps assure fairness in the issuance of parking Violation Notices and vehicle impounds. The findings of the SJC are final. A person who receives a Violation Notice, or whose vehicle has been impounded, may request an appeal. The appeal is handled through the Student Government Association (SGA). If the Student Judiciary Committee (SJC) finds a vehicle was improperly impounded, the Violation Notice/Citation and towing/impounding expenses incurred by the individual whose vehicle was impounded will be reimbursed by the College. All requests for appeal must be filed within 10 working days from the issuance of the Violation Notice. The Violation Notice or a copy of the notice must be attached to the appeal form. A person who fails to file the request within this time period waives the right to appeal. Appeals for which 10-day deadline falls within the winter break shall carry over into the beginning of the spring semester. The appeals committee may summon the individual who issued the Violation Notice or performed the vehicle impound if he/she is available to assist the committee. All appeals will be heard within 15 working days of the date an appeal is requested. Appeals for which the 15-working-day deadline falls within the winter break shall carry over into the beginning of the spring semester.

Motorcycle, Motor Scooter and Moped Parking Regulations

In accordance with Texas law, operators of motorcycles, motor scooters and mopeds shall be granted all the rights and shall be subject to all the laws and duties applicable to the driver of a motor vehicle while on any DMC campus. Motorcycles, motor scooters, or mopeds must park in legal, non-reserved parking spaces (unless authorized to do so) or within an area designated for these types of vehicles. Any of these vehicles found parked illegally and creating a potential safety hazard may be impounded or cited.

Bicycles/Skateboards and Other Non-Motorized Devices

The following requirements apply to bicycles, skateboards, roller skates, rollerblades, longboards and all other non-motorized transportation devices excluding disability-related (i.e., wheel chairs) or emergency response devices. The sidewalk is a pedestrian right of way and operators of all devices must yield to pedestrians when on or crossing a sidewalk. Non-motorized transportation devices may not be used inside any building, and parking of bicycles must be restricted to designated area or bicycles racks. Operators of all non-motorized transportation devices do so at their own risk and liability. Helmets and other personal safety equipment are strongly recommended for those using non-motorized transportation devices on campus. The use of non-motorized transportation device in an unsafe manner and/or trick riding is prohibited. This includes, but not limited to, riding on stairs, walls, rails, benches and other structures, as well as operating the device at an unsafe speed. Failure to follow these requirements may result in disciplinary actions in accordance with B7.13.3 Non-Scholastic Student Conduct Policy, which can be found in the Del Mar College website (www.delmar.edu/policymanual).

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PLANNING YOUR ACADEMIC FUTURE

Planning Your Academic Future Degrees and Certificates Awarded

Del Mar College offers transfer associate degrees designed for students planning to transfer to a four-year institution of higher education and complete a baccalaureate degree and career and technical associate degrees and certificates that prepare students for immediate entry into the workforce. Associate in Arts (AA) Degree – The AA Degree is designed to prepare the student to transfer to a four-year institution of higher education to complete a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree. Del Mar College offers AA Degrees in areas related to the business, arts, humanities, science and social sciences. Associate in Science (AS) Degree – The AS Degree is designed to prepare the student to transfer to a four-year institution of higher education to complete a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree. Del Mar College offers AS Degrees in areas related to science, mathematics, engineering, technology and computer science. Associate of Arts in Teaching (AAT) Degree – The AAT Degree is designed to help prepare community college students for entrance into the teaching profession. The College offers the AAT degree in three areas of concentration: Option 1: EC-Grade 6 Certification; Option 2: Grades 4-8, EC-12 Special Education Certification; Option 3: Grades 8-12, EC-12 Other than Special Education Certification. Responsibilities for Transfer Degrees • It is your responsibility to know the specific requirements of the college or university to which you plan to transfer. This responsibility includes knowing course requirements, number of credit hours accepted and grade-point average for admission. • You should consult with your academic advisor at the earliest opportunity after being admitted to Del Mar College and begin developing an education plan. Thereafter, you should confer with the advisor regularly each semester while completing the education plan toward the associate degree. • Where transferability permits, course substitution is permitted on recommendation of advisor and approval of both the dean of your major area and the dean over the course in question. Requirements for the AA, AS, and AAT Degrees: • Successfully complete the required credit hours for the AA, AS and AAT Degrees in the prescribed courses. • Complete the 42 credit hour core curriculum. • Maintain a 2.0 cumulative grade point average for all courses (unless the major/program requires a higher cumulative grade point average or requires minimum grades in individual courses). • Complete a minimum of 18 credit hours in sophomore-level courses. (MSCI 2371 and MSCI 2372 will not count toward fulfilling the 18 credit hour sophomore-level courses). • Demonstrate basic computer skills. Some disciplines offer courses that may be used to fulfill the computer literacy requirement. ITSC 1301, 1309 and COSC 1301 may also be used to demonstrate computer skills; however, these three courses are not intended as transfer courses that would apply toward a baccalaureate degree. Students should see an 122


PLANNING YOUR ACADEMIC FUTURE advisor for appropriate course identification. • Distance Learning Note: You may not take more than 50% of your cumulative credits towards your degree or certificate in online classes, unless you are enrolled in an approved on-line degree or certificate program. • Courses shown in the Suggested Transfer Plan areas of this Catalog fulfill all requirements for the indicated majors. However, because of various transfer requirements from senior institutions, other combinations of core and major-field courses may satisfy the requirements for Associate in Arts and Associate in Science degrees. • A minimum of 25 percent of degree-required classes must be earned at Del Mar College. Associate in Applied Science (AAS) Degree – The AAS Degree is designed to prepare students to enter the workforce in one of the identified Del Mar College career and technical programs. Associate in Applied Science (AAS) Degree with Enhanced Skills Option – This degree is awarded to students who successfully complete the prescribed courses listed in the Enhanced Skills Option education plan for their chosen Business, Professional and Technology Education program. Requirements for AAS Degree • Successfully complete the prescribed courses in the curriculum including the identified 15 general education credits. • Maintain a 2.0 cumulative grade point average for all courses (unless the major/program requires a higher cumulative grade point average or requires minimum grades in individual courses). • Certificate of Achievement – The Certificate of Achievement is awarded to students who successfully complete the prescribed courses in any one of the College’s approved certificate programs. • Marketable Skills Achievement Award – The Marketable Skills Achievement Award is awarded to students who successfully complete the prescribed 9 to 14 credit hours of courses in any one of the College’s approved business or industrial programs. • Institutional certificates – These certificates are issued in certain workforce areas for successful completion of a course or courses that make a student eligible for immediate employment or add to the student’s marketability to employers. • A minimum of 25 percent of degree-required classes must be earned at Del Mar College. Requirements for Certificates, Certificates of Achievement, and Marketable Skills Achievement Award • Successfully complete all courses required for the certificate or award. • Maintain a 2.0 cumulative grade point average for all courses (unless the certificate/award requires a higher cumulative grade point average or requires minimum grades in individual courses).

Student Right to Know Graduation and Transfer Rates

In accordance with the Student Right to Know Act, the College annually publishes the graduation and transfer-out rates for first-time, full-time, degree- or certificate-seeking students, which are available to all current and prospective students. Out of the first-time, full-time, degree- or certificate-seeking students 123


PLANNING YOUR ACADEMIC FUTURE - CORE CURRICULUM who entered Del Mar College in Fall 2011, 8.2 percent successfully completed a degree or certificate program at the College, and 10.1 percent transferred to other institutions within 150 percent of the normal completion time for their programs. For additional information about student completion and transfer rates, please contact the Office of Strategic Planning and Institutional Research at (361) 698-1207.

General Education and Core Curriculum Philosophy and Rationale General Education Competencies The General Education Competencies at Del Mar College inform the educational experiences of all Associate Degree Graduates. All graduates will be able to demonstrate the following competencies: Critical Thinking, Communication, Empirical and Quantitative Skills, Teamwork, Personal Responsibility and Social Responsibility.

General Education Requirements

Support for the development of these competencies is located in the curriculum requirements for successful completion of the Associate in Arts (AA), Associate in Science (AS), Associate of Arts in Teaching (AAT) and the Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degrees. AA, AS, AAT The General Degree requirements for all transfer degrees at Del Mar College are prescribed by the core curriculum guidelines set forth by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. Texas law requires that each public college and university identify and requires a core curriculum of 42 credits for its degrees designed to transfer. In addition, the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board has prescribed eight (8) Foundational Component Areas and a Component Area Option, with a specified number of credits for each. A student who completes 42-hour core curriculum at Del Mar College may transfer the block of courses to any other Texas public college. That college must count it for their core curriculum. Students who do not complete the entire 42-hour core, but complete the requirements for one or more Foundational Component Areas, may transfer those courses and will receive credit for each of the courses transferred. Students should consult with their advisors to ensure that the core curriculum courses they take are correct for their degree plan and for the major at the college or university to which they intend to transfer. The core curriculum supports the General Education Competencies of Del Mar College as it is structured to develop competencies in critical thinking, communication, empirical and quantitative skills, teamwork, personal responsibility and social responsibility. The core curriculum is further designed to give students breadth of knowledge in the liberal arts and to promote critical thinking skills that are fundamental to higher education. Through the Texas Core Curriculum, students will gain a foundation of knowledge of human cultures and the physical and natural world, develop principles 124


CORE CURRICULUM of personal and social responsibility for living in a diverse world, and advance intellectual and practical skills that are essential for all learning. NOTE: Core courses that have a four digit course number beginning with a number “2� are sophomore-level courses.

Core Curriculum Course Requirements (42 Credit Hours) C O M M U N I C AT I O N S F O U N D AT I O N A L C O M P O N E N T A R E A (6 Credit Hours) Courses in this category focus on developing ideas and expressing them clearly, considering the effect of the message, fostering understanding, and building the skills needed to communicate persuasively. Courses involve the command of oral, aural, written, and visual literacy skills that enable people to exchange messages appropriate to the subject, occasion and audience. ENGL 1301 ENGL 1302 ENGL 2311 SPCH 1311 SPCH 1315 SPCH 1321

Composition I Composition II Technical and Business Writing (single-semester course) Introduction to Speech Communication Public Speaking Business and Professional Communication

MATHEMATICS FOUNDATIONAL COMPONENT AREA (3 Credit Hours) Courses in this category focus on quantitative literacy in logic, patterns and relationships. Courses involve the understanding of key mathematical concepts and the application of appropriate quantitative tools to everyday experience. MATH 1314 MATH 1316 MATH 1324 MATH 1325 MATH 1332 MATH 1342 MATH 2342 MATH 2413

College Algebra (3 SCH Version) Plane Trigonometry Mathematics for Business and Social Sciences Calculus for Business and Social Sciences (3 SCH Version) Contemporary Mathematics I (Math for Liberal Arts Majors I) Elementary Statistical Methods (3 SCH Version, freshman leve) Elementary Statistical Methods (3 SCH Version,sophomore level) Calculus I (4 SCH Version)

LIFE AND PHYSICAL SCIENCES FOUNDATIONAL COMPONENT AREA (6 Credit Hours) Courses in this category focus on describing, explaining and predicting natural phenomena using the scientific method. Courses involve the understanding of interactions among natural phenomena and the implications of scientific principles on the physical world and on human experiences. BIOL 1308 BIOL 1309 BIOL 1406 BIOL 1407 BIOL 1408 BIOL 1409

Biology for Non-Science Majors I (lecture + lab) Biology for Non-Science Majors II (lecture) Biology for Science Majors I (lecture + lab) Biology for Science Majors II (lecture + lab) Biology for Non-Science Majors I (lecture + lab) Biology for Non-Science Majors II (lecture + lab) 125


CORE CURRICULUM BIOL 1414 BIOL 2401 BIOL 2402 BIOL 2404 CHEM 1405 CHEM 1406 CHEM 1407 CHEM 1411 CHEM 1412 GEOL 1301 GEOL 1303 GEOL 1304 GEOL 1345 GEOL 1404 PHYS 1303 PHYS 1305 PHYS 1401 PHYS 1402 PHYS 2425 PHYS 2426

Introduction to Biotechnology I Anatomy and Physiology I (lecture + lab) Anatomy and Physiology II (lecture + lab) Anatomy and Physiology II (specialized, single-semester course, lecture + lab)) Introductory Chemistry I (lecture + lab) Introductory Chemistry I (lecture + lab, allied health emphasis) Introductory Chemistry II (lecture + lab) General Chemistry I (lecture + lab General Chemistry II (lecture + lab Earth Sciences for Non-Science Majors I (lecture) Physical Geology (lecture) Historical Geology (lecture) Oceanography (lecture) Historical Geology (lecture + lab) Stars and Galaxies (lecture) Elementary Physics I (lecture) College Physics I (lecture + lab) College Physics II (lecture + lab) University Physics I (lecture + lab) UniversityPhysics II (lecture + lab)

LANGUAGE, PHILOSOPHY AND CULTURE FOUNDATIONAL COMPONENT AREA (3 Credit Hours) Courses in this category focus on how ideas, values, beliefs and other aspects of culture express and affect human experience. Courses involve the exploration of ideas that foster aesthetic and intellectual creation in order to understand the human condition across cultures. ENGL 2321 ENGL 2322 ENGL 2323 ENGL 2326 ENGL 2327 ENGL 2328 ENGL 2332 ENGL 2333 ENGL 2341 ENGL 2351 PHIL 1301 PHIL 2306 PHIL 2307 PHIL 2318 PHIL 2321

British Literature (single-semester course) British Literature I British Literature II American Literature (single-semester course) American Literature I American Literature II World Literature I World Literature II Forms of Literature (single-semester course) Mexican-American Literature Introduction to Philosophy Introduction to Ethics Introduction to Social and Political Philosophy Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Philosophy (scheduled for deletion Spring 2016) Philosophy of Religion

CREATIVE ARTS FOUNDATIONAL COMPONENT AREA (3 Credit Hours) Courses in this category focus on the appreciation and analysis of creative artifacts and works of the human imagination. Courses involve the synthesis and interpretation of artistic expression and enable critical, creative and innovative 126


CORE CURRICULUM communication about works of art. ARCH 1301 ARCH 1302 ARTS 1301 ARTS 1303 ARTS 1304 DANC 2303 DRAM 1310 DRAM 2361 DRAM 2366 DRAM 2367 ENGL 2307 HUMA 1301 HUMA 1305 HUMA 1311 MUSI 1306 MUSI 1307 MUSI 1310

Architectural History I Architectural History II Art Appreciation Art History I (Prehistoric to the 14th Century) Art History II (14th Century to the present) Dance Appreciation I (may also be single-semester course) Introduction to Theatre History of Theatre I Introduction to Cinema Development of the Motion Picture II Creative Writing I Introduction to Humanities I Introduction to Mexican-American Studies Mexican-American Fine Arts Appreciation Music Appreciation Music Literature (single-semester course) American Music

AMERICAN HISTORY FOUNDATIONAL COMPONENT AREA (6 Credit Hours) Courses in this category focus on the consideration of past events and ideas relative to the United States, with the option of including Texas History for a portion of this component area. Courses involve the interaction among individuals, communities, states, the nation, and the world, considering how these interactions have contributed to the development of the United States and its global role. HIST 1301 HIST 1302 HIST 2327 HIST 2328

United States History I United States History II Mexican-American History I Mexican-American History II

GOVERNMENT/POLITICAL SCIENCE FOUNDATIONAL COMPONENT AREA (6 Credit Hours) Courses in this category focus on consideration of the Constitution of the United States and the constitutions of the states, with special emphasis on that of Texas. Courses involve the analysis of governmental institutions, political behavior, civic engagement, and their political and philosophical foundations. GOVT 2305 GOVT 2306

Federal Government (Federal Constitution and Topics) Texas Government (Texas Constitution and Topics)

SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES FOUNDATIONAL COMPONENT AREA (3 Credit Hours) Courses in this category focus on the application of empirical and scientific methods that contribute to the understanding of what makes us human. Courses involve the exploration of behavior and interactions among individuals, groups, institutions and events, examining their impact on the individual, society and culture. 127


CORE CURRICULUM ANTH 2302 ANTH 2346 ARCH 1311 COMM 1307 ECON 2301 ECON 2302 GEOG 1303 GOVT 2311 HIST 2311 HIST 2312 PSYC 2301 SOCI 1301 SOCI 1306 SOCI 2301 SOCI 2319 TECA 1354

Introduction to Archaeology General Anthropology Introduction to Architecture (3 SCH Version) Introduction to Mass Communication Principles of Macroeconomics Principles of Microeconomics World Regional Geography Mexican-American Politics Western Civilization I Western Civilization II General Psychology Introductory Sociology Social Problems Marriage and the Family Minority Studies Child Growth and Development

COMPONENT AREA OPTION (6 Credit Hours) NOTE: At least 3 credits of Component Area Option must be chosen from the 8 Foundational Component Areas. Up to 3 credits may be chosen from Component Area Option list. Courses may count for Foundational Component Area hours or Component Area Option hours, but not both. KINE 1238 GEOL 1103 GEOL 1104

Introduction to Physical Fitness and Sport Physical Geology (lab) Historical Geology (lab)

Core Objectives. Through the Texas Core Curriculum, students will prepare for contemporary challenges by developing and demonstrating the following core objectives: Critical Thinking Skills: To include creative thinking, innovation, inquiry, and analysis, evaluation and synthesis of information Aspect 1: Creative Thinking - Be able to generate/demonstrate original ideas Aspect 2: Innovation - Be able to apply information in a novel way Aspect 3: Inquiry - Be able to ask relevant questions Aspect 4: Analysis - Be able to list/describe the components of information Aspect 5: Evaluation - Be able to judge the relevance of the components of information Aspect 6: Synthesis - Be able to integrate/organize information in its functional context Communication Skills: To include effective development, interpretation and expression of ideas through written, oral and visual communication Aspect 1: Written - Be able to develop, interpret and express ideas effectively 128


CORE CURRICULUM through written communication Aspect 2: Oral - Be able to develop, interpret and express ideas effectively through oral communication Aspect 3: Visual - Be able to develop, interpret and express ideas effectively through visual communication   Empirical and Quantitative Skills: To include the manipulation and analysis of numerical data or observable facts resulting in informed conclusions Aspect 1: Data Collection -Be able to collect data Aspect 2: Data Manipulation -Be able to manipulate data Aspect 3: Analysis -Be able to analyze data to draw informed conclusions Teamwork: To include the ability to consider different points of view and to work effectively with others to support a shared purpose or goal Aspect 1: Points of View - Be able to consider different points of view to support a shared purpose or goal Aspect 2: Work with others - Be able to work effectively with others to support a shared purpose or goal Personal Responsibility: To include the ability to connect choices, actions and consequences to ethical decision-making Aspect 1: Be able to connect choices, actions and consequences to ethical decision-making Social Responsibility: To include intercultural competence, knowledge of civic responsibility and the ability to engage effectively in regional, national and global communities Aspect 1: Intercultural Competence -Be able to demonstrate intercultural competence Aspect 2: Civic Responsibility -Be able to demonstrate knowledge of civic responsibility Aspect 3: Engagement - Be able to engage effectively in regional, national, and/or global communities AAS General Education competencies in the AAS are supported by the general education requirements for all AAS degrees. Students pursuing the Associate of Applied Science must select 15 credit hours of courses designed to offer students breadth of knowledge beyond the specific technical degree requirements. Some AAS degree plans specify particular courses. When a particular course is 129


CORE CURRICULUM not specified, students are advised to select a core approved course from the corresponding component areas as those found in the AA, AS, AAT degree in the previous section. However, these courses can be selected from the listing in the component areas below. Students must earn 3 credits in each area. Students may choose from the following: WRITTEN COMMUNICATIONS (Complete 3 Credits) ENGL 1301 Composition I ENGL 1302 Composition II ORAL COMMUNICATIONS (Complete 3 Credits) All SPCH courses MATHEMATICS OR NATURAL SCIENCES (Complete 3 Credits) MATH 1314 College Algebra (and all higher MATH courses) All BIOL courses (except BIOL 1371) All CHEM courses All GEOL courses All PHYS courses HUMANITIES / VISUAL OR PERFORMING ARTS (Complete 3 Credits) All ENGL 2300+ Literature courses All ARTS courses All DRAM courses All PHIL courses All HUMA courses All MUSI courses DANC 2303. Dance Appreciation SOCIAL/BEHAVIORAL SCIENCE (Complete 3 Credits) All ECON courses All GEOG courses All GOVT courses All HIST courses All PSYC courses All SOCI courses

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Selecting a Program Whether you are interested in transferring to another college or have specific career goals, Del Mar College has the programs and degrees that are right for you. Just be sure to check with the institution to which you plan to transfer for their degree and transfer requirements.

College Programs/Degrees

There are two major type of degrees offered at the College–transfer degrees and occupational degrees. Both typically take two (2) years to complete. There’s actually a third type, certificates, which aren’t degrees but can help you get a job.

Transfer Degrees

If you are planning to transfer to another college or university, check out these three degrees. 1. Associate of Arts Degree The Associate of Arts degree is available in the following majors: • Advertising/Public Relations • American Sign Language/Deaf Studies • Applied Music/Music Education – Instrumental • Applied Music/Music Education – Vocal • Architecture • Business Administration • Criminal Justice • Cultural Geography • Digital Media • Drama • English -Literature -Philosophy • Foreign Language • History • Journalism • Kinesiology • Liberal Arts • Mexican-American Studies • Music Theory and Composition • Physical Geography • Political Science • Pre-Medical Technology • Psychology • Radio and Television • Registered Nurse Education • Social Work • Sociology • Speech • Studio Art

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SELECTING A PROGRAM Rapid Track Option Rapid Track offers you the option to complete the courses required for the Associate of Arts (AA) degree within one year instead of two years. This option is right for you if you are highly-motivated and can devote time to an accelerated program of study. You are advised not to hold a job while enrolled in the Rapid Track option. To complete the Rapid Track Associate of Arts Degree in one year, you enroll in seven consecutive terms - Fall I and II, Spring I and II, Maymester and Summer I and II. The traditional 16-week semester term is divided into two six-week terms. Fall I and II are offered between August and December, and Spring I and II are offered between January and May. Most classes meet four times a week, Monday through Thursday. Specifically, you will enroll in • at least four classes that meet for six weeks each Fall I and II and Spring I and II. • one class that meets for three weeks during Maymester and • at least two classes that meet for six weeks each Summer I and II. 2. Associate in Arts in Teaching Degree The Associate in Arts in Teaching (AAT) degree is intended for transfer to baccalaureate programs that lead to initial Texas teacher certification. Each of the three AAT specializations is designed to prepare teachers for the various certifications offered in Texas. The degree plan best suited to the desired certification should be followed and transferred to a university to complete Texas teacher certification requirements. • EC-6 • Grades 4-8, EC-12 Special Education • Grades 8-12, EC-12 Other Than Special Education 3. Associate in Science Degree The Associate of Science Degree is available in the following majors: • Biology (includes pre-Chiropractic, pre-Dental, pre-Medical, pre-Veterinary Medicine) • Chemistry (includes Chemical Engineering, Natural Gas Engineering, pre-Pharmacy) • Computer Information Systems • Computer Programming • Electrical Engineering (with Texas A&M University-Kingsville) • Industrial Engineering • Mechanical Engineering • Geographical Information Systems • Geology • Mathematics • Physics

Transfer Agreements

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SELECTING A PROGRAM have an associate degree in certain fields, you are assured of a minimum loss of credit when transferring into a baccalaureate program. Contact your instructional deans for more information.

Occupational Degrees

If you are interested in getting a job, check out these two occupational degrees with options. Associate in Applied Science Degree If you are primarily interested in career training programs, check these out: • Accounting Specialist • Addiction Studies in Human Services • Air Conditioning Applied Technology • Architectural/Drafting Technology - Architectural Technology Specialization - Construction Technology Specialization - Technical Drafting Specialization • Auto Body Applied Technology • Automotive Applied Technology • Aviation Maintenance - Airframe Applied Technology - Power Plant Applied Technology • Baking/Pastry Specialization • Biotechnology • Building Maintenance Applied Technology • Child Development/Early Childhood • Child Development/Early Childhood Education Assistant • Computer Information Systems: - Computer Programming Specialization - Digital Media for Web Design and eLearning - Geographic Information Systems - Network Administration and Information Security • Court Reporting • Criminal Justice Technology - Police Science Option • Culinary Arts (Chef Training) • Dental Assisting • Dental Hygiene • Diagnostic Medical Sonography • Diesel Applied Technology • Echocardiography • Emergency Medical Technician Paramedic • Engineering Technology • Environmental/Petrochemical Lab Technology • Fire Science - Basic Firefighting Option • Generalist Studies in Human Services • Health Information Technology • Hospitality Management • Industrial Machining Applied Technology

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SELECTING A PROGRAM • Industrial Machining Applied Technology Specialization: Millwright – Industrial Maintenance Mechanic • Interpreter Preparation • Management Development - Administrative Specialization - Administrative – Legal Option - General Management Specialization - Production and Logistics Management Specialization • Medical Laboratory Technology • Nondestructive Testing Technology • Nuclear Medicine Technology • Occupational Safety and Health • Occupational Therapy Assistant • Paralegal Studies • Pharmacy Technician • Physical Therapist Assistant • Process Technology • Process Technology Specialization: Industrial Instrumentation • Professional Electronics - Avionics Electronics Technology Specialty • Radiologic Technology • Registered Nurse Education • Registered Nurse Education LVN-RN Transition • Respiratory Therapy • Sound Recording Technology • Surgical Technology • Welding Applied Technology

Enhanced Skills Options

Enhanced Skills Options have been developed for certain occupational program. The Enhanced Skills courses provide further specialization to enhance employment and promotion opportunities. These options are offered either concurrently or following the associate degree program. Successful completion of an option results in the awarding of an Enhanced Skills Certificate. Enhanced Skills programs have also been linked with baccalaureate degree programs. If you are planning to continue your educational program at a senior college, you should consult an advisor concerning specific degree requirements of the college to which a transfer is intended. Enhanced Skills Certificates Enhanced Skills Certificates are available if you complete all courses in the curriculum of a designated Associate Degree and the course requirements of the Enhanced Skills Certificate. • Accounting Specialist • Environmental/Petrochemical Lab Technology • Judicial Realtime/CART/Captioning • Occupational Therapy Assistant • Radiologic Technology • Radiologic Technology (Mammography Registry Preparation)

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Certificates Of Achievement

If you are not planning to complete a college degree but want to learn a marketable skill and secure immediate employment, check out our Certificates of Achievement. Typically, these take one year to complete. Many of these can be used as the first step to an Associate of Applied Science degree. • Accounting Technician • Air Conditioning Applied Technology, Level I • Air Conditioning Applied Technology, Level II • Auto Body Applied Technology - Auto Body Structural Collision/Refinishing Repair Specialist, Level II - Introduction to Non-Structural Collision Repair • Automotive Applied Technology - Automotive Applied Technology, Level II - Suspension, Driveline, Brake Specialist • Aviation Maintenance - Airframe Applied Technology - Power Plant Applied Technology • Basic Firefighter, Level II • Basic Peace Officer • Biotechnology, Level II • Building Maintenance Applied Technology • Building Maintenance Applied Technology, Level II • Child Development/Early Childhood, Level II • Child Development/Early Childhood Administrator, Level II • Computer Programming, Level II • Cook/Baker, Level II • Cosmetology • Court Reporting, Level II • Criminal Justice Technology - Field of Study: Criminal Justice • Deaf Studies, Level II • Dental Assisting, Level II • Diesel Engine Specialist • Diesel Systems Specialist • Digital Media Essentials • Digital Media Advanced • Drafting and Design Technology • Electroplating Applied Technology, Level II • Engineering Technology - Basic Engineering Technology - Instrumentation - Advanced Engineering Technology - Essentials Engineering Technology • Geographical Information Systems (GIS) Analyst, Level II • Health Information Technology: Coding Specialist, Level II • Hospitality Management, Level II • Human Services, Level II 135


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Industrial Instrumentation Installer, Level I Industrial Instrumentation Installer, Level II Industrial Machining Applied Technology, Level II Information Reporting/Scoping Information Technology - Information Technology Career Foundation Core, Level II - Information Technology Essentials: Computer Programming - Information Technology Essentials: Digital Media/Web Developer - Information Technology Essentials: Geographic Information Systems - Information Technology Essentials: Network Support Interactive Game Technology and Simulation, Level II Intermediate Peace Officer Long Term Care Nursing Home Administration Management Development - Leadership Development - Logistics and Supply Chain Management - Office Professional - Legal - Small Business Management Millwright – Industrial Maintenance Mechanic – Level II Networking Technology-Cisco Nondestructive Testing, Level I Office Professional - Legal Paramedic, Level II Pharmacy Technician, Level II Pipe Drafting and Design Technology Process Technology Professional Electronics Avionics Tech I, Level I Professional Electronics Avionics Tech II, Level II Professional Electronics Ramp Tech Sound Recording Business, Level II Surgical Technology, Level II Vocational Nurse Education, Level II Welding Applied Technology - Advanced, Level II - Intermediate - Wire Welding

Occupational Awards

Marketable Skills Achievement Awards This award consists of 9-14 semester credit hours and makes you eligible for immediate employment or adds to your marketability to employers. • Accounting Clerk (Bookkeeper) • Aviation Maintenance - Airframe Applied Technology • Computer Information Systems - Foundation • Emergency Medical Technician • Geographical Information Systems (GIS) Information Technology Technician • Geographical Information Systems (GIS), Level I • Geographical Information Systems (GIS), Level II • Management Development: Supervision 136


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Network Technician – Basic Security Officer Security Technician - Basic Supply Chain Management

Special Credit Programs

In addition to degrees and certificates, the College offers special credit programs geared toward high school students.

1. High School Programs

A. Articulation Agreements If you are an academically able high school student, Del Mar College has agreements in select subject fields with independent school districts. These partnerships allow you to study at the college level and to receive College credits while simultaneously completing requirements for high school graduation. If you meet the eligibility requirements, you can take courses on the College campus or at your high school. Please contact your Career and Technology Education (CTE) counselor on your campus for those programs offered under this partnership. B. Dual Credit If you have met certain criteria, you may take Dual Credit courses on site at your high school, at Del Mar College, or through distance education. You receive college course credit while simultaneously earning credit toward high school graduation. For more information, call the Dual Credit Office at Del Mar College or visit: www.delmar.edu/dualcredit. Dual Credit Courses • Accounting • Air Conditioning/Heating • American Sign Language • Arts • Automotive • Aviation • Avionics • Biology • Biotechnology • Business • Chemistry • CISCO Network • Cosmetology • Court Reporting • Criminal Justice • Culinary Arts • Dance • Drafting • Drama • Economics • Education • Emergency Medical Technician 137


SELECTING A PROGRAM • Engineering • English • Fire Science • Geographic Information Science and Cartography • Geology • Government • History • Kinesiology • Management and Marketing • Mathematics • Media Technology • Medical Lab Technology • Music • Nondestructive Testing • Occupational Safety and Health • Occupational Therapy Assistant • Pastry • Physical Therapy Assistant • Process Technology • Psychology • Spanish • Speech • Welding Participating School Districts • Agua Dulce ISD • Aransas County ISD • Aransas Pass ISD • Banquete ISD • Bishop ISD • Calallen ISD • Corpus Christi Academy • Corpus Christi ISD • Flour Bluff ISD • Gregory-Portland ISD • Incarnate Word Academy • Ingleside ISD • John Paul II High School • London ISD • Mathis ISD • Odem-Edroy ISD • Port Aransas ISD • Richard Milburn Academy • Rivera ISD • Robstown ISD • Rockport-Fulton ISD • School of Science & Technology • Sinton ISD • Taft ISD • Tuloso-Midway ISD • West Oso ISD • Woodsboro ISD 138


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2. International Baccalaureate Program (IB)

If you are an incoming freshmen and have earned the International Baccalaureate diploma, you will be awarded at least 24 semester hours of college credit for all IB exam scores of 4 or above. Fewer credits may be granted if you have scored less than 4 on any IB exam administered as part of the diploma program. The maximum credit that you can receive for the IB exams is 42 semester credit hours. You must apply for this credit as an entering freshman to the Registrar’s Office. The following documents are required in order for the evaluation to be completed: 1. Application for admission 2. Official International Baccalaureate Transcript 3. Compliance with the Texas Success Initiative Once all documents are received, the IB transcript will be evaluated for the award of credit, and you will be notified regarding the amount of credit awarded by the college. If you have not received the IB Diploma but have scored a 4 or above on an IB exam, you may also apply for credit.

Continuing Education Programs

In addition to degrees, certificates and special credit programs, there are more options.

1. Workforce Courses

The Office of Career and Community Education offers training in a wide range of fields. From brushing up on current skills to a whole new occupation, Continuing Education offers short term training in areas such as OfficeAssistant, Food Manager, Certified Nurse Aide and Phlebotomy. All workforce courses are based on the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board’s Workforce Education Course Manual and award CEU’s (Continuing Education Units). Successful students are awarded 1 CEU for every ten hours in class. All successful students receive a Certificate of Completion. Del Mar College keeps a record of students’ accomplishments and that record is available upon request.

2. GED and Adult Basic Education Classes

Our comprehensive Adult Basic Education and GED classes can be the springboard to further education. All participants must complete an orientation which will determine the students’ educational path to success. Orientations are offered bi-monthly at various locations.

3. Personal Enrichment and Special Populations

The Office of Career and Community Education also offers personal enrichment programs to widen horizons. Courses include the areas of cooking, art and physical activity. The Office also has special programs for children and youth as well as Seniors (age 55+).

4. English as a Second Language

These classes are a part of the GED and Adult Basic Education classes. Students whose first language is not English will learn English to help with work, life and school. To enroll, call the ESL Hotline at (361) 698-1824. The message is recorded in Spanish.

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Reaching Your Goals

You probably have two overall goals for attending Del Mar College, either getting a job or transferring to earn a bachelor’s degree.

1. Graduate Guarantee for Job Competency

Del Mar College guarantees that if you receive an Associate of Applied Science degree or Certificate of Achievement you will have job skills identified as “exit competencies” in the occupational field for which you have been trained. If you are judged by your employer to be lacking in specific technical job skills, you will be provided up to nine credit hours of additional skills training by the College tuition-free. Specific conditions apply to this guarantee. You and your employer should contact the appropriate instructional dean for details.

2. Transferring for a Bachelor’s Degree

The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board has developed a 42-semester credit hour Core Curriculum (discussed in detail in the following section) that is transferable among all accredited public institutions of higher learning in Texas. This ensures a smoother transfer process for you. If you plan to transfer, you should declare an Associate of Art or Associate of Science degree plan upon registering for the first semester at Del Mar. With proper planning, you can transfer 66 semester hours, or one-half of the degree requirements, whichever is less, to universities in the state.

Summary

Now you know – no matter what you want to study, we have you covered.

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Department of Art and Drama Department of Communications, Languages and Reading Department of English and Philosophy Department of Kinesiology Department of Mathematics Department of Music Department of Natural Sciences Department of Social Sciences The primary function of the Division of Arts and Sciences is to provide two years of study leading to the associate degree and/or transferability to a university. Another function of this division is to provide developmental courses for students whose high school grades, admission test scores, placement test scores and counseling interviews show them to need help in obtaining proficiency in the basic skills of reading, English and mathematics before attempting standard college courses. Developmental courses are required when educational background and/ or test scores indicate a weakness in the basic skills of English, mathematics or reading.

Courses of Study

The curricula listed for the Division of Arts and Sciences are designed for students pursuing the associate degree and/or transfer to a university. On the Associate in Arts and Associate in Science degrees, there may be certain specializations in the division for which a package of courses is recommended. If the student has not selected a specialization or if a package of courses has not been recommended for the specialization the student has chosen, the general Associate in Arts plan should be followed.

Suggested Transfer Plans

The Suggested Transfer Plans reflect the most current information at publication. Additional details concerning course transfer to other institutions are available in the Student Enrollment Center or from academic advisors in the instructional departments. Authoritative information on course transferability should be obtained from the institution to which the student plans to transfer. Disputes concerning course transferability are addressed in the Transfer Disputes section of this Catalog.

DIVISION OF ARTS AND SCIENCES Mexican-American Studies

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DEPARTMENT OF ART AND DRAMA Studio Art Drama

Del Mar College is also an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Art and Design and the National Association of Schools of Theatre. The Associate in Arts degree, with a specialization in either art education or studio art, is intended to prepare the student for continuing study toward a baccalaureate degree in art. As a charter member of the Texas Association of Schools of Art (TASA), Del Mar College subscribes to the transfer curriculum developed by TASA and approved by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. The Department of Art and Drama provides students with opportunities for lifelong learning and personal enrichment based on a fine arts curriculum. The art and drama curriculum encourages the development of aesthetic awareness and opportunities to increase intellectual capacities. Department of Art and Drama activities, in cooperation with area school districts, include a dual credit program with the Corpus Christi Independent School District.

Exhibition Activities

A continuous art exhibition schedule is maintained from July through May. These exhibitions provide students and the public opportunities for cultural development and personal enrichment. Exhibitions include those of local art organizations, one-person and group shows by important local and regional artists, art faculty and student artists. The 1,750 square foot Joseph A. Cain Memorial Art Gallery is the main exhibition space for the Department of Art and Drama. Student exhibitions are also staged in the hallway galleries in the Fine Arts Building. The highlight of the exhibition year is the annual National Drawing and Small Sculpture Show in the Joseph A. Cain Memorial Art Gallery. Judged by a nationally known artist, the exhibit attracts entries from all over the country.

Courses of Study

A student who plans to obtain a higher degree in the art field should enroll in ARTS 1303, 1304, 1311, 1312, 1316, and 1317. Art majors enrolled in studio art courses are expected to spend one additional clock hour per week in art production for each semester hour of enrollment. Variations require the approval of the chairperson of the department. The student should consult an advisor concerning senior college requirements.

Drama Program Overview

The Del Mar Drama Program offers an Associate of Arts in Drama degree. Led by a professional faculty, the program strives to teach the art and craft of theatre through productions and live entertainment events in several different performance venues including the recently opened Sue Sellors Finley Theatre. The program offers five to seven productions annually. Drama students, through their Drama faculty advisor, can cater their experience by emphasizing in one of three program areas: Performance, Design and Technology, or General Education. The Drama Program offers a full range of lower division courses, from several levels of acting, movement, and voice, to scenery, costume, and makeup design 143


DIVISION OF ARTS AND SCIENCES and technology, and new courses including stage lighting, stage rigging and special effects. It is the goal of the Drama Program to provide a basic, general theatre education, preparing students for transfer to a four-year degree-granting institution, or entry-level position in the industry.

DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNICATIONS, LANGUAGES, AND READING Advertising/Public Relations Digital Media Foreign Language Journalism Radio and Television Speech Associate in Arts in Teaching Degrees: • EC-6 • 4-8; EC-12 Special Education • 8-12; EC-12 Other Than Special Education

The curricula listed for the Division of Arts and Sciences are designed for students pursuing the associate degree and/or transfer to a university. The Department of Communications, Languages and Reading recommends that students adhere to the course plans provided. Regardless of the majoring discipline and/or areas of specialization chosen, a student should examine the requirements of the college or university he or she plans to attend. Any modification to the following degree plans need to be made in consultation with and approval of department advisor.

DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH AND PHILOSOPHY English: Emphasis Literature English: Emphasis Philosophy

The curricula listed for the Division of Arts and Sciences are designed for the student pursuing the associate degree and/or transfer to a university. The student who plans to transfer is ultimately responsible for knowing the requirements of the college he or she plans to attend.

DEPARTMENT OF KINESIOLOGY Kinesiology

The curricula listed for the Division of Arts and Sciences are designed for the student pursuing the associate degree and/or transfer to a university. On the Associate in Arts degree, there may be certain specializations in the Department of Kinesiology, for which a package of courses is recommended; these specializations include kinesiology, health studies and recreation leadership.

DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS Mathematics

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DIVISION OF ARTS AND SCIENCES however, certain specializations in the department for which a package of courses is recommended. Examples of those course plans are outlined below. For many of these plans, students are assumed to have proficiency in algebra and plane trigonometry. If a deficiency exists in these areas, students are advised to take MATH 1314 — College Algebra, and MATH 1316 — Plane Trigonometry during the summer prior to enrollment the first year. Course plans beginning with MATH 2413 require that students have prior credit in MATH 1314 and 1316 either by course work or proficiency examination. Students majoring in areas represented in the Department of Mathematics should follow the suggested course plans to satisfy the Associate in Science degree requirements. Some variation of these plans may be necessary to meet baccalaureate requirements at a particular college or university. Regardless of the area of specialization, the student who plans to transfer should examine the requirements of the college he or she plans to attend. Various 2+2 degree plans exist with Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, Texas A&M University-Kingsville, The University of Texas at San Antonio and other state institutions.

DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC

Applied Music/Music Education - Instrumental Applied Music/Music Education - Vocal Music Theory and Composition Certificate Sound Recording Business-Level I Associate in Applied Science Degree Sound Recording Technology

The Associate in Arts degree is offered with specializations in music education, applied music and theory/composition. These specialized programs of study meet all of the lower division requirements of the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) and the transfer curriculum of the State of Texas. Students majoring in areas outside of music may elect courses in music and may participate in music ensembles. Instruction in applied music is also provided for students in other divisions of the College. Opportunities are provided for interested adults and pre-college students to participate in various music courses, private lessons and College-sponsored performance groups.

Scholarships

Scholarships in music are available for prospective music majors on all band and orchestral instruments, guitar, piano, voice, theory, composition and sound recording technology. Some participation awards are available to non-music majors who qualify for the Del Mar Concert Band, Choir, Orchestra or Mariachi. Awards are made on the basis of ability and need. All applicants for scholarship grants are expected to audition in person unless travel distance makes appearing in person impossible, in which case a recording may be presented. 145


DIVISION OF ARTS AND SCIENCES Music scholarship forms and additional financial aid are available in the music office (music building room FM 160) or on the music Web site (www.delmar.edu/ music).

Student Organizations

Del Mar College was the first community college in the United States to receive a chapter of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, the national professional music fraternity. Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia is dedicated to the advancement of music and to brotherhood among its members engaged in music activities. Phi Sigma, an honorary professional music sorority, aims to foster excellence in music performance and scholarship and to provide a social outlet for its members. Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia and Phi Sigma regularly serve as hosts for receptions and other musical events.

Ensembles

All music majors enrolled in degree-track applied lessons are required to enroll in the appropriate major ensemble. Appropriate ensembles are: Voice - MUEN 1141 Concert Choir Winds and Percussion - MUEN 1121 Concert Band Strings - MUEN 1122 Concert Orchestra Piano - MUEN 1136 Piano Accompanying Guitar - MUEN 1135 Classical Guitar Ensemble Exceptions and substitutions may be granted with the joint consent of the department chair, the ensemble director and the student’s applied instructor. Music major students are highly encouraged to further develop their solo and ensemble skills by enrollment in a chamber ensemble specific to their applied study (Percussion Ensemble, Brass Ensemble, Singer’s Theater, etc.). All ensemble courses grant one hour of credit each semester. Non-majors are invited to audition for any of the following ensembles: Concert Choir, Concert Band, Jazz Band, Concert Orchestra, Piano Accompanying, Percussion Ensemble, Brass Ensembles, Chamber Singers, Master Chorus, Singer’s Theater, Jazz Combo, String Ensembles, Classical Guitar Ensemble, Jazz Guitar Ensemble and Woodwind Ensembles.

Applied Music

All music majors shall enroll in applied music appropriate to their primary areas of performance each semester. The Applied Music curriculum is designed to foster maximum development of skill and insight in musical performance. Students have an opportunity to gain experience in performing before an audience through participation in weekly recital programs held throughout the school year. Entering students, on the basis of their musical background, results of auditions and tests, recommendations of previous teachers, and individual counseling, are classified in one of these two series: MUAP 1101-1199 and 2101-2199, 1201-1299 and 2201-2299. See course descriptions section under MUSIC, APPLIED. Upon beginning study, a student improperly classified will be reregistered at the proper level during the first week of the semester. Students must receive a grade of “C” or higher to progress to the next level.

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DIVISION OF ARTS AND SCIENCES Students taking applied music at the 1201-1299 and 2201-2299 levels are required to attend a weekly performance lab or solo class recital and be currently enrolled in the appropriate large ensemble.

Applied Music Examinations

To receive credit, all majors taking applied music courses must appear for a jury examination by the faculty of each applied music area at the end of each semester. In order to be eligible for examination, a student must satisfy the recital attendance and public performance requirements and must have received a minimum of 12 one-hour lessons. Specific examination requirements for each classification are determined by the faculty of each applied music area in consultation with the chairperson, Department of Music. These requirements are subject to periodic review. Applied music credit may be earned for summer study only in the 1101-1199, 2101-2199 series. There are no set performance requirements.

Secondary Piano Requirements

All music majors, other than piano majors, are required to take four semesters of secondary piano. Class piano is recommended for students with no piano background (MUSI 1181, 1182, 2181, 2182). Private lessons are recommended for students with previous piano experience. Students with special needs or with schedule conflicts may also study privately with the advice of the piano faculty or chairperson. All music majors, except piano majors, must pass all areas of the piano proficiency exam at the end of the fourth semester of keyboard study. Those students who do not pass the piano proficiency exam will receive the grade of Incomplete (I) for Piano IV.

Courses of Study

Students who plan to obtain a bachelor’s degree should arrange their programs to meet the requirements of the college to which they intend to transfer.

Grade Requirements

Students must receive a grade of “C” or better to progress to the next sequential course in the following areas: Applied Music, Sight Singing/Ear Training, Class Piano, Music Technology, Musical Composition and Music Theory.

DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL SCIENCES Biology – Associate in Science Degree Including specializations for the following Pre-Professional Programs Pre-Chiropractic Pre-Dental Pre-Medical Pre-Veterinary Medicine Other Pre-Professional Health programs

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DIVISION OF ARTS AND SCIENCES Chemistry – Associate in Science Degree Including specializations for the following Pre-Professional Programs Pre-Pharmacy Pre-Physical Therapy Chemical Engineering Natural Gas Engineering Geology – Associate in Science Degree Physics – Associate in Science Degree Biotechnology – Associate in Applied Science Degree and Certificate (Level II) The curricula listed for the Division of Arts and Sciences are designed for the student pursuing the associate in science degree and/or transfer to a university. On the Associate in Science degree, there may be certain specializations in the department for which a package of courses is recommended. For many of these plans, students are assumed to have proficiency in algebra and trigonometry. If a deficiency exists in these areas, students are advised to take MATH 1314 - College Algebra, and MATH 1316 - Plane Trigonometry during the summer prior to fall enrollment in the first year. Course plans beginning with MATH 2413 require that students have prior credit in MATH 1314 and 1316 either by course work or proficiency examination. Students majoring in areas listed above in the Department of Natural Sciences should follow the suggested course plans to satisfy the Associate in Science degree requirements. Some variation of these plans may be necessary to meet baccalaureate requirements at a particular college or university. Regardless of the area of specialization, the student who plans to transfer should examine the requirements of the college he or she plans to attend. Various 2+2 degree plans exist with Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, Texas A&M University-Kingsville, and other state institutions.

DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SCIENCES Geography History Political Science Psychology Social Work Sociology

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DIVISION OF ARTS AND SCIENCES plan to complete a baccalaureate degree in their major field. A broad liberal arts curriculum is the preferred preparation for law school. Such a broad liberal arts curriculum involves education for comprehension and written and oral expression in words, critical understanding of the human institutions and values with which the law deals and creative power in thinking. Most law schools require that the Law School Admission Test (LSAT) be taken during the first semester of the senior year. For specific information, consult the catalog of the law school(s) under consideration.

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Department of Allied Health Department of Business Administration Department of Computer Science, Engineering and Advanced Technology Department of Dental and Imaging Technology Department of Human Sciences and Education Department of Industrial Education Department of Nurse Education Department of Public Safety Education Department of Technology Education

The primary function of the Division of Business, Professional and Technology Education is to provide programs of study leading to an Associate in Arts degree and/or transferability to a university and to provide collegelevel occupational programs to meet the needs of students who wish to qualify for immediate employment upon graduation. Students who do plan to pursue the baccalaureate should consult an advisor concerning degree requirements of the university to which transfer is intended. A Certificate of Achievement is awarded to those students completing only the major requirements of an occupational curriculum. An Associate of Applied Science degree is awarded to those students completing all courses listed in the degree curriculum of an occupational curriculum. Various 2+2 degree plans exist with Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, Texas A&M University-Kingsville and other institutions. Enhanced Skills Certificates are available to those students completing all courses in the degree curriculum of the designated Associate Degrees and the course requirements of an Enhanced Skills Option. Since entrance requirements for these programs may vary, prospective students should check specific entrance requirements in the departmental sections. For further information not found in this catalog, students should contact advisors in the department or counselors in the Student Enrollment Center.

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Departments in the Health Sciences

Health sciences programs are organized into three Health Sciences Departments. Specific degree plan information is available by department. These programs are also responsible for closely related health sciences transfer degrees. The departments and their respective programs include:

DEPARTMENT OF ALLIED HEALTH Health Information Technology Program Medical Laboratory Technology Program Occupational Therapy Assistant Pharmacy Technology Program Physical Therapist Assistant Pre-Medical Technology (Transfer Plan) Respiratory Therapy Surgical Technology DEPARTMENT OF DENTAL AND IMAGING TECHNOLOGY Dental Assisting Dental Hygiene Diagnostic Medical Sonography Echocardiography Nuclear Medicine Radiologic Technology DEPARTMENT OF NURSE EDUCATION Registered Nurse Education (Transfer Plan) Registered Nurse Education Registered Nurse Education LVN-RN Transition Vocational Nurse Education The certification programs in health sciences are designed: • to provide educational opportunities to students who desire employment in health or health-related facilities upon attainment of a certificate; • to provide students the opportunity to build upon their earned certificate and complete an Associate in Applied Science degree. The Associate in Applied Science degree programs in the health sciences are designed • to provide educational opportunities to high school or General Education Development (GED) graduates who desire to enter health programs leading to the associate degree; • to provide the first two years of education leading to the bachelor’s degree in health fields. If students intend to continue education at another institution, they should carefully relate these programs to those at the college to which they plan 151


DIVISION OF BUSINESS, PROFESSIONAL AND TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION to transfer. Prospective students should consult with program advisor for specific information.

Accreditation and Approval

Programs are accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools as listed earlier in this catalog, and all are approved by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, Community College and Technical Institutes Division. Specific programs are approved by the professional accrediting agency of each area; advisory committees and boards assist each department in curricula and standards.

Liability

In accordance with clinical affiliation policies, all health sciences students are required to purchase professional liability insurance in order to continue their program of study. Students are responsible for their own health and accident insurance.

Grades and Reports

Health sciences program grades are recorded as “A” (100-90); “B” (89-83); “C” (82-75); “D” (74-70); “F” (below 70) failing; and “P” (all RNSG clinical courses). A final grade of “D” or “F” in any course in the student’s major in the health sciences programs will automatically remove a student from eligibility to continue in that program until the unsatisfactory grades are removed. Removal can be done only by readmission to the program. A minimum grade of “C” is required for all health sciences students in all courses to remain in good standing in all health sciences programs. A student may be recommended for dismissal for failing grades, cheating, inappropriate behavior or attitude, or unsatisfactory clinical performance in any and all health sciences programs. An evaluation of unsatisfactory (unsafe) clinical performance will supersede any classroom grade and will, therefore, mean failure for the semester.

DEPARTMENT OF ALLIED HEALTH Certificates of Achievement: Coding Specialist, Level II Pharmacy Technician, Level II Surgical Technology, Level II Associate in Arts Degree: Pre-Medical Technology (advisement only) Associate in Applied Science Degrees: Health Information Technology Medical Laboratory Technology Occupational Therapy Assistant Pharmacy Technician Physical Therapist Assistant

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DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION Certificates of Achievement: Accounting Accounting Technician Court Reporting Court Reporting, Level II Information Reporting/Scoping Management Development Leadership Development Office Professional - Legal Logistics and Supply Chain Management Small Business Management Associate in Applied Science Degrees: Accounting Accounting Specialist Court Reporting Court Reporting Legal Professions Paralegal Studies Management Development General Management Specialization Administrative Office Specialization Administrative Office - Legal Specialization Production and Logistics Management Specialization Associate in Arts Degrees: Business Administration Enhanced Skills Certificate: Accounting Specialist Judicial Realtime/CART/Captioning Marketable Skills Achievement Award: Accounting Clerk Management Development Supply Chain Management

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DEPARTMENT OF COMPUTER SCIENCE, ENGINEERING AND ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY Marketable Skills Achievement Awards: Computer Programming - Basic Geographic Information Systems (GIS) - IT Technician Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Level I Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Level II Network Technician - Basic Security Technician - Basic Certificates of Achievement: Computer Programming, Level II Digital Media Essentials Digital Media Advanced Basic Engineering Technology Advanced Engineering Technology Essentials Engineering Technology Geographical Information Systems Analyst, Level II Information Technology Career Foundation Core, Level II Information Technology Essentials: Computer Programming Information Technology Essentials: Digital Media/Web Developer Information Technology Essentials: Geographic Information Systems Information Technology Essentials: Network Support Instrumentation Interactive Game Technology and Simulation, Level II Networking Technology - Cisco Associate in Science Degrees: Computer Information Systems (Suggested Transfer Plan) Computer Programming (Suggested Transfer Plan) Electrical Engineering 2+2 (with Texas A&M University-Kingsville) Geographical Information Systems (Suggested Transfer Plan) Industrial Engineering Mechanical Engineering (Suggested Transfer Plan) Associate in Applied Science Degrees: Computer Information Systems: Computer Programming Emphasis (Suggested Occupational Plan) Digital Media for Web Design and eLearning Emphasis (Suggested Occupational Plan) Geographic Information Systems Emphasis (Suggested Occupational Plan) Network Administration and Information Security Emphasis Engineering Technology

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DIVISION OF BUSINESS, PROFESSIONAL AND TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION The Department of Computer Science, Engineering and Advanced Technology (CSE/AT) offers the student a variety of options to obtain specialized training and education to meet the needs of today’s Information Technology Specialist or Computer Science major. The curriculum for each uses extensive “hands on” experience, with contemporary computer workstations, adherence to latest information technology processes, industry standard programming languages, operating systems and software applications. Students will be introduced to a variety of computer platforms, including minicomputer, personal computers, client-server, networked computers, and relevant peripheral equipment technologies. Marketable Skills Achievement Award The marketable skills award adds to the student’s marketability or makes the student eligible for immediate employment various fields of computer or information related technologies. These awards are also designed as a stepping stone towards earning certificates or an associate in applied science degree in GIS. Certificates of Achievement Certificates of Achievement allow students to acquire the knowledge and skills to function as a technician at the entry level. Certificates are offered for the following: Computer Programming, Digital Media, Geographical Information Systems Analyst, Information Technology Career Foundation Core, Instrumentation, Interactive Game Technology and Simulation, Digital Media Essentials, Digital Media Advanced, Networking Technology–Cisco, and Essentials Engineering Technology. Associate in Science Degree The Associate in Science (AS) degree in Computer Programming, Computer Information Systems, or Geographic Information Systems is designed for graduates who will transfer to a four-year university to pursue a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (CS) or Computer Information Systems (CIS) or Geographical Information Systems (GIS). Computer Science focuses on the development, evaluation, and integration of software systems. Computer Information Systems and Geographic Information Systems focuses on the development and maintenance of specialized information systems. Electrical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering are also Associate in Science degree offerings. Students should check specific requirements of the college or university to which they plan to transfer. Associate in Applied Science Degree The Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree is designed to enable a student to acquire the knowledge and skills to succeed in a variety of information technology occupations. The AAS curriculum is based upon specific work performance indicators, technical knowledge, employability, and skill standards identified by the National Workforce Center for Emerging Technologies (NWCET). The department offers several specializations to meet the needs of industry: (1) Computer Programming (2) Computer Information Systems and (3) Network and Information Security, and (4) Engineering Technology.Some specializations have multiple options to select from. Students should consult the catalog and speak with a department advisor for details. The AAS may be accepted into the Bachelor of Arts in Applied Science (BAAS) degree, the Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS), the Bachelor of Arts in Technology (BAT) degree or Bachelor of Science in Information Technology offered by regional 155


DIVISION OF BUSINESS, PROFESSIONAL AND TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION and area universities. Students wishing to pursue a specific AAS degree with plans to complete their bachelor’s degree at a university are strongly advised to contact a CSIT advisor and the university to which they plan to transfer.

DEPARTMENT OF DENTAL AND IMAGING TECHNOLOGY Certificates of Achievement: Dental Assisting, Level II Associate in Applied Science Degrees: Dental Assisting Dental Hygiene Diagnostic Medical Sonography Echocardiography Nuclear Medicine Technology Radiologic Technology Enhanced Skills Certificates: Radiologic Technology (including Mammography Registry Preparation and Computed Tomography)

DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SCIENCES AND EDUCATION Certificates of Achievement: Child Development/Early Childhood, Level II Child Development/Early Childhood Administrator, Level II Cook/Baker, Level II Cosmetology Deaf Studies, Level II Hospitality Management, Level II Human Services, Level II Long Term Care Nursing Home Administrator Associate in Arts Degree: American Sign Language/Deaf Studies Associate in Arts in Teaching Degrees: EC-6 4-8; EC-12 Special Education 8-12; EC-12 Other Than Special Education Associate in Applied Science Degrees: Addiction Studies/Human Services Baking/Pastry Specialization Child Development/Early Childhood Child Development/Early Childhood Education Assistant Culinary Arts (Chef Training) Hospitality Management 156


DIVISION OF BUSINESS, PROFESSIONAL AND TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION Generalist Studies in Human Services Interpreter Preparation

DEPARTMENT OF INDUSTRIAL EDUCATION

Certificates of Achievement: Air Conditioning Applied Technology, Level I Air Conditioning Applied Technology, Level II Introduction to Non-structural Collision Repair Auto Body Structural Collision/Refinishing Repair Specialist, Level II Automotive Applied Technology Level II Automotive Suspension, Driveline, Brake Specialist Building Maintenance Applied Technology Level II Diesel Engine Specialist Diesel Systems Specialist Associate in Applied Science Degrees: Air Conditioning Applied Technology Auto Body Applied Technology Automotive Applied Technology Building Maintenance Applied Technology Diesel Applied Technology

Requirements for Certificate of Achievement

Students seeking Certificates of Achievement in an industrial program must satisfactorily complete the major requirements for that program which are listed in the courses of study in this section of the catalog.

Requirements for Degree

The associate degree programs are designed to be completed in a minimum of two years, including one or more summer sessions in some cases. The number of semester hours required varies from 63 to 72. Students seeking the associate degree must satisfactorily complete all major requirement courses, all general education courses, and all related requirements.

Special Requirements for COMG 1391 and TECM 1301

Students deficient in basic skills will be required to attend up to four additional hours per week of supervised study. These courses are required for Industrial Education Certificates, but do not count toward the AAS degrees.

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DIVISION OF BUSINESS, PROFESSIONAL AND TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION Certificate: Vocational Nurse Education, Level II Associate in Arts Degree: Registered Nurse Education The Department of Nurse Education (DNE) faculty values lifelong learning by offering multiple-entry points into the program (Multiple Entry/Exit Program, or MEEP). The DNE statement of purpose is to provide an accredited curriculum that facilitates students’ educational and career choices and encourages life-long learning and encourages progression to the Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Master of Science in Nursing. The DMC DNE faculty is committed to removing barriers to academic progression and making pathways seamless, building on previous knowledge and competencies already achieved. Upon successful completion of the program, students will meet educational requirements to sit for the specified National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN or NCLEX-PN). PROGRAM TRACKS Vocational Nurse Education Certificate Students can select the Vocational Nurse Education (VN) Certificate Plan that requires the completion of four (4) semesters. A graduate of the program that earns a Vocational Nurse Education Certificate is eligible to take the NCLEX-PN exam for licensure. Once the student receives their LVN license and completes the general education course required of the AAS degree plan if eligible can request continuation in the Nursing program to successfully complete the fifth semester (5) of the AAS and be eligible to take the NCLEX-RN licensure exam. AAS Registered Nurse Education The Associate in Applied Science Degree plan requires the student to successfully complete all five (5) semesters of the education plan to be eligible to take the NCLEX-RN licensure exam. The student who follows the Associate in Applied Science Degree plan can take an LVN exit option. The student must successfully complete the fourth (4) semester with one (1) additional VNSG course to be eligible to take the NCLEX-PN licensure exam. Pathway to Bachelor of Science in Nursing The completion of general education courses and approved nursing electives in the Associate of Arts Degree Plan (Registered Nurse Education) provide access and transfer to Bachelor of Science Nursing Programs. Currently the DNE has articulation agreements with several universities that agree to provide a seamless transfer to their Bachelor of Science Nursing programs (See list of universities on www.delmar.edu/rn. The participating universities will not require student to take anymore lower division general education courses (unless they are part of the 30 hours) if student meets the two items below • Completion of 54 general education hours of agreed curriculum • Transcript marked CORE COMPLETE

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DIVISION OF BUSINESS, PROFESSIONAL AND TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION LVN Transition to Professional Nursing RN Graduates from other vocational nursing programs who are licensed and complete the pre-requisite courses are eligible to apply for the LVN to RN Transition track. Students who completed the DMC Vocational Nurse Education Certificate degree plan prior to 2009 must apply to the LVN to RN Transition track. General Admission Guidelines Admission requirements and selection criteria for application to the nursing program can be found at www.delmar.edu/rn. Admission Cycles Fall Admission Spring Admission Open November 1 and close February 14 Open June 1 and close August 31 DNE Tracks included are: DNE Tracks included are: Associate of Applied Science (AAS-RN) Associate ofApplied Science (AAS-RN) Associate of Arts (AA-RN) BSN Pathway AssociateofArts(AA-RN)BSNPathway Certificate Vocational Nurse Education Certificate Vocational Nurse Education Associate of Applied Science (LVN to RN Transition) The following are required prior to applying to the program: • Completion and minimum required scores on standardized HESI A2 Exam. (Refer to www.delmar.edu/rn for additional guidelines, schedules and fees). • A grade of “C” or higher is required in all general education courses. • BIOL 2402 Anatomy and Physiology II must be completed within five (5) years of application to nursing program. • Completion of pre-requisites ENGL 1301, BIOL 2401, 2402 and PSYC 2301. • Students pursuing the AAS- Registered Nurse Education degree plan must take Chemistry 1406N for CEUs (Continuing Education Units) prior to the co-requisite BIOL 2420 Microbiology and Clinical Pathology to comply with program requirements. The Chemistry 1406N CEU course may not meet the criteria for financial aid assistance; please check with the Financial Aid Office. If the student chooses to have the Chemistry 1406N CEU course converted to semester credit hours a petition to record credit form must be completed by student. • Any or all remaining general education courses in the curriculum may be completed prior to admission to the nursing program. • Program Grade Point Average (PGPA) of 2.5 • Due to our selective admission criteria the most recent grade and not the highest grade is used in the calculation for the program GPA • All applicants must meet general admission requirements of the College and submit a completed online application available at www.nursingCAS.org 159


DIVISION OF BUSINESS, PROFESSIONAL AND TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION The following must accompany the NursingCAS online application submission: • Document verifying immunizations: 1. Hepatitis B Vaccine: Students are required to have completed the Hepatitis B vaccine series prior to the start of nursing school. Please keep in mind that this series may take up to 6 months to complete. 2. Tetanus-diphtheria: One dose of a tetanus-diphtheria toxoid (Td) is required within the last ten years. The booster dose may be in the form of a tetanus-diphtheria-pertussis containing vaccine (Tdap). 3. Varicella Vaccine: Students are required to have received one dose of varicella (chickenpox) vaccine on or after the student’s first birthday or, if the first dose was administered on or after the student’s thirteenth birthday, two doses of varicella (chickenpox) vaccine are required. If a student has previously had Varicella (chickenpox) disease the student will need to submit Verification of Immunity/History of Illness to the nursing office. The form is available on the nursing website at www.delmar.edu/rn 4. Measles, Mumps, and Rubella Vaccines: If a student has their immunization record and this record reflects two doses of MMR vaccine then the student is in compliance with all of the Measles, Mumps and Rubella requirements. If a student does not have two documented doses of MMR they will need to ensure that they meet the minimum requirement: a. Measles: Students born on or after January 1, 1957, must show acceptable evidence of vaccination of two doses of a measles containing vaccine administered since January 1, 1968 (preferably MMR vaccine). b. Mumps: Students born on or after January 1, 1957, must show acceptable evidence of vaccination of one dose of a mumps vaccine. Serological lab showing proof of immunity is acceptable. c. Rubella: Students must show acceptable evidence of one dose of rubella vaccine. Upon conditional acceptance to program student must submit the following: • Health Screening on a standard departmental physical examination form to provide evidence of good physical and mental health. Failure to reveal prior or present physical or emotional illness will place a student as subject to dismissal. While information will be held in confidence there are certain circumstances that, for the student’s protection as well as others, make health information disclosure a necessity • Negative PPD or chest X-ray with the last 12 months. The PPD skin test is a method used to diagnose tuberculosis (TB). • Negative PPD yearly thereafter while enrolled in the program 1. Students with a positive PPD and a negative chest X-ray on admission into the program must complete a TB screening questionnaire annually while enrolled in the program. 2. Students whose responses indicate possibility of TB infection must submit documentation of medical evaluation and treatment, if applicable. 3. Students with a negative PPD on admission who convert to positive while enrolled in the program must submit documentation of medical evaluation and treatment. 160


DIVISION OF BUSINESS, PROFESSIONAL AND TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION Current CPR course completion card from American Heart Association Health Care Provider or American Red Cross Professional Rescuer. The CPR card expiration date must fall beyond the last day of clinical for the semester. • Final acceptance into the program is contingent upon satisfactory FBI background check (completed through the Texas Board of Nursing) 1. The Texas Board of Nursing (TBON) may require an applicant to complete a declaratory order if the background check is not clear or there are questions surrounding a mental illness or chemical dependency. This process may take up to six months to a year, and students must have a clearance from the TBON before enrolling in nursing courses. 2. Prospective applicants who question their eligibility are encouraged to contact the Texas Board of Nursing or program to further discuss their situation at www.bon.state.tx.us or (512) 305-7400. • A negative drug screen is required for clinical eligibility. Progression Requirements Students enrolled in the program must be in good standing: • Maintain a PGPA of 2.0 • Earn a grade of “C” or better in each nursing and general education course. • Successfully complete all concurrent nursing courses and general education co-requisites to advance to the next level of degree plans • Students will be required to take standardized comprehensive competency exams throughout and at the end of the nursing program. Failure to achieve satisfactory scores may affect progression in the program and graduation. • A student may be readmitted into the nursing program one time only. The program is approved by the Texas Board of Nursing (www.bon.state.tx.us). The Associate in Applied Science degrees are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). Accredited information is available through ACEN 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326. Phone (404) 975-5000, www.ACEN.org

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY EDUCATION Certificates of Achievement: Basic Peace Officer Intermediate Peace Officer Field of Study Certificate: Criminal Justice Basic Firefighter, Level II Paramedic, Level II Associate in Arts Degrees: Criminal Justice 161


DIVISION OF BUSINESS, PROFESSIONAL AND TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION Associate in Applied Science Degrees: Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic Fire Science - Basic Firefighting Option Occupational Safety and Health Police Science Option Marketable Skills Achievement Award: Emergency Medical Technician Security Officer

DEPARTMENT OF TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION

Certificates of Achievement: Aviation Maintenance Airframe Applied Technology Power Plant Applied Technology Electroplating Applied Technology Industrial Machining Applied Technology Industrial Machining Applied Technology, Level II Millwright – Industrial Maintenance Mechanic, Level II Nondestructive Testing Technology Drafting and Design Technology Pipe Drafting and Design Technology Process Technology Process Technology Industrial Instrumentation Installer – Level I Industrial Instrumentation Installer – Level II Professional Electronics Ramp Tech Avionics Tech, Level I Avionics Tech, Level II Welding Applied Technology Intermediate Advanced Wire Welding Associate in Arts Degree Architecture (Suggested Transfer Plan) Associate in Applied Science Degrees: Architectural Technology Specialization Aviation Maintenance Airframe Applied Technology Power Plant Applied Technology Construction Technology Specialization Electroplating Applied Technology Program Environmental/Petrochemical Lab Technology Industrial Machining Applied Technology Industrial Machining Applied Technology 162


DIVISION OF BUSINESS, PROFESSIONAL AND TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION Industrial Machining Applied Technology Specialization: Millwright – Industrial Maintenance Mechanic Nondestructive Testing Technology Process Technology Process Technology Process Technology Specialization: Industrial Instrumentation Professional Electronics Avionics Electronics Technology Specialty Technical Drafting Specialization Welding Applied Technology Marketable Skills Achievement Award: Aviation Maintenance-Airframe Applied Technology Enhanced Skills Certificates Environmental/Petrochemical Lab Technology Fiber Optics The Aviation Maintenance Program is certificated and accredited by the Federal Aviation Administration (www.faa.gov) under the Air Agency Certificate #D18T094K. The San Antonio Flight Standard District Office (FSDO) has direct oversight of the AM program. The San Antonio FDSO office is located at 10100 Reunion Place, San Antonio, Texas 78216, www.faa.gov/about/office_org/field_offices/ fsdo/sat/. The Aviation Maintenance (AM) program curriculum is currently ONLY delivered in a traditional classroom environment on the West Campus of Del Mar College (DMC) and at the Corpus Christi International Airport (CCIA). All applicants must meet general admission requirements of the College and the AM program and submit a completed application for admission to the Registrar’s Office and AM application to the AM program director’s office. Information regarding the admission process is located at www.delmar.edu/stap. It is advised to complete the general education courses prior to enrollment into the program. Each applicant will receive written notification of acceptance into AM program three weeks after the submission deadline. Deadlines for all applicants are July 31st for fall and spring admission. Aviation is a highly specialized career field that requires acute execution of tasks from its professionals. The role of the Aviation Maintenance Technician (AMT) is to work as a recognized member (Airframe & Power Plant) within the broad aspect of the aviation field in a variety of venues and under the supervision of an AMT with an Inspection Authorization or lead technician. Del Mar College strives to provide the best AM education in South Texas, and in doing so, seeks the most qualified applicants for its program. Admission requirements and processes are set to provide the greatest possibility of success for students chosen for this program. Applicants are advised that this program uses the DMC Aviation Technology Advisory Board to determine the outcome of the competitive selection process based on the information proved in the application packet submitted to the AM director.

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DIVISION OF BUSINESS, PROFESSIONAL AND TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION The Practicum (Field Experience) course is evaluated as pass (satisfactory) or fail (unsatisfactory). AERM 2264 Practicum is taken concurrently with AM theory courses and must be repeated if accompanying theory courses are not successful. Opportunities for advanced placement either by tests or by evaluation of credentials are offered to persons experienced in the aviation field based upon the FAA approved Operations Manual. For more information, students should visit www.delmar.edu/stap. In these programs, college-level courses of a highly technical nature are designed to meet the needs of students who seek employment upon completion of the Certificate of Achievement, the Associate in Applied Science degree, or who intend to pursue the baccalaureate. All programs in this section are accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools as listed earlier in this catalog, and many of the programs are approved by the professional accrediting agency for those areas. All programs are approved by the Veterans Administration.

Requirements for Certificate of Achievement

Students seeking Certificates of Achievement in an industrial program must satisfactorily complete the major requirements for that program which are listed in the courses of study in this section of the catalog.

Requirements for Degree

The associate degree programs are designed to be completed in a minimum of two years, including one or more summer sessions in some cases. The number of semester hours required varies from 63 to 72. Students seeking the associate degree must satisfactorily complete all major requirement courses, all general education courses, and all related requirements.

Special Requirements for COMG 1391 and TECM 1301

Students deficient in basic skills will be required to attend up to four additional hours per week of supervised study. These courses are required for Industrial and Technology Education Certificates, but do not count toward the AAS degrees.

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ACCOUNTING

Accounting

Department of Business Administration....................................(361) 698-1372

The objective of the Paraprofessional Accountant curriculum is to prepare a person for an entry-level position as an accounting, bookkeeping, and/or auditing clerk in an accounting office or department. Students have the option of a certificate or AAS degree program. This curriculum is part of the Paraprofessional Accountant with some area high schools. Upon completion of the degree, students may continue working toward the Enhanced Skills Certificate to further enhance their opportunities for job placement. Students planning to continue at a senior college should consult an advisor concerning degree requirements of the college to which transfer is intended. CERTIFICATE: ACCOUNTING TECHNICIAN (Suggested Occupational Plan)

Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours ACNT 1303. Introduction to Accounting I.........................3 0 3 48 POFT 1301. Business English..............................................3 0 3 48 POFT 1321. Business Math..................................................3 0 3 48 ITSC 1309. Integrated Software Applications I...............2 4 3 96 SECOND SEMESTER BUSI 1301. Business Principles..........................................3 0 3 48 ACNT 1329. Payroll and Business Tax Accounting..........3 0 3 48 ACNT 1311. Introduction to Computerized Accounting.......................................................3 0 3 48 ACNT 1331. Federal Income Tax: Individual....................3 0 3 48 ACNT 1313. Computerized Accounting Applications.....3 0 3 48 ACNT 2268. Practicum-Accounting Technology/ Technician and Bookkeeping (Capstone)....0 18 2 288 ACNT 1178. Seminar.............................................................1 0 1 16 Total Semester Hours for Certificate 30

The Banking and Finance curriculum is designed to prepare students to work in a bank, credit union, or other financial institution. MARKETABLE SKILLS AWARD: ACCOUNTING CLERK (BOOKKEEPER) (Suggested Occupational Plan)

Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours ACNT 1303. Introduction to Accounting I.........................3 0 3 48 SECOND SEMESTER ACNT 1311. Introduction to Computerized Accounting.......................................................3 0 3 48 ACNT 1313. Computerized Accounting Applications.....3 0 3 48 ACNT 1329. Payroll and Business Tax Accounting..........3 0 3 48

Total Semester Hours for Award

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ACCOUNTING ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE: ACCOUNTING SPECIALIST (Suggested Occupational Plan)

Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours ACNT 1303. Introduction to Accounting I.........................3 0 3 48 POFT 1301. Business English..............................................3 0 3 48 POFT 1321. Business Math..................................................3 0 3 48 ITSC 1309. Integrated Software Applications I...............2 4 3 96 ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 48 SECOND SEMESTER BUSI 1301. Business Principles..........................................3 0 3 48 ACNT 1329. Payroll and Business Tax Accounting..........3 0 3 48 ACNT 1311. Introduction to Computerized Accounting.......................................................3 0 3 48 ACNT 1331. Federal Income Tax: Individual....................3 0 3 48 THIRD SEMESTER Mathematics OR Life and Physical Science Core Elective....3 0 3 48 FOURTH SEMESTER ACNT 1313. Computerized Accounting Applications.....3 0 3 48 ACCT 2301. Principles of Financial Accounting ..............3 0 3 48 ACNT 1347. Federal Income Tax for Partnerships and Corporations............................................3 0 3 48 SPCH 1315. Fundamentals of Public Speaking OR SPCH 1321. Business and Professional Communication..............................................3 0 3 48 FIFTH SEMESTER ACNT 1391. Special Topics in Accounting (Capstone)....3 0 3 48 ACCT 2302. Principles of Managerial Accounting ..........3 0 3 48 ACNT 2268. Practicum-Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping.............................................0 18 2 288 ACNT 1178. Seminar.............................................................1 0 1 16 Business Elective (Select courses from BMGT, BUSI, MRKG, ECON, and HRPO 1311)..................3 0 3 48 SIXTH SEMESTER Language, Philosophy, and Culture OR Creative Arts Core Elective..........................................................3 0 3 48 American History, Government OR Social and Behavioral Sciences Core Elective..........................3 0 3 48 Total Semester Hours足for Associate Degree 60

Courses in bold type meet General Education requirements for Del Mar College Associate in Applied Science degrees.

ACNT 1347. POFT 2312. ITNW 1425. HRPO 1311. BMGT 1301.

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Federal Income Tax for Partnerships and Corporations...........................................3 0 Business Correspondence and Communication OR Fundamentals of Networking Technologies-CISCO 1....................................3 0-3 Human Relations............................................3 0 Supervision (Capstone)..................................3 0 Total Semester Hours for Certificate

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ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT - ADVERTISING

Administrative Assistant

SEE: MANAGEMENT DEVELOPMENT

Advertising

Department of Communications, Languages and Reading........(361) 698-1939 ALSO SEE: MANAGEMENT DEVELOPMENT-MARKETING SPECIALIZATION ASSOCIATE IN ARTS DEGREE: ADVERTISING/PUBLIC RELATIONS (Suggested Transfer Plan)

. Sem. FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 HIST 1301. United States History I OR HIST 2327. Mexican-American History I........................3 0 3 SPCH 1315. Fundamentals of Public Speaking OR SPCH 1321. Business and Professional Communication..............................................3 0 3 Life and Physical Sciences Core Elective..................................3 0 3 COMM 1307. Introduction to Mass Communication.......3 0 3 SECOND SEMESTER ENGL 1302. Composition II................................................3 0 3 HIST 1302. United History States History II OR HIST 2328. Mexican-American History II......................3 0 3 Life and Physical Sciences Core Elective..................................3 0 3 COMM 2327. Principles of Advertising ..............................3 0 3 COMM 1316. Basic News Photography …………………..3 2 3 COMM 1336. Television Production I OR COMM 2331. Radio/Television Announcing OR COMM 2339. Writing for Radio/Television, Film..............3 0 3 THIRD SEMESTER PHIL 2306. Introduction to Ethics....................................3 0 3 GOVT 2305. Federal Government: Federal Constitution and Topics................................3 0 3 College-Level Mathematics Core Elective.................................3 0 3 COMM 2311. News Gathering and Writing I .....................3 3 3 COMM 2330. Introduction to Public Relations...................3 0 3 FOURTH SEMESTER GOVT 2306. Texas Constitution: Texas Constitution and Topics................................3 0 3 Creative Arts Core Elective..........................................................3 0 3 Social and Behavioral Sciences Core Elective..........................3 0 3 COMM 2305. Editing and Layout.........................................3 0 3 Total Semester Hours for Associate Degree 60

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ADVERTISING - AIR CONDITIONING Completing the following courses fulfill the field of study curriculum for Journalism: 6-9 hours from COMM 1307, 2327, 2330, and 3-9 hours from COMM 1336, 2305, 2311, 2339. Students should check specific requirements of the college or university to which they plan to attend. In consultation with a department advisor, a specific degree plan will be completed.

Air Conditioning Applied Technology

Department of Industrial Education..........................................(361) 698-1701

ALSO SEE: BUILDING MAINTENANCE APPLIED TECHNOLOGY The Air Conditioning curriculum offers skill development in refrigeration and related electrical areas. Students have the opportunity to develop skills and understanding of related and technical information associated with air conditioning and refrigeration which may qualify them to pass Type I of EPA certification. Students planning to continue at a senior college should consult an advisor concerning degree requirements of the college to which transfer is intended. CERTIFICATE: AIR CONDITIONING APPLIED TECHNOLOGY (Suggested Occupational Plan)

. Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours HART 1401. Basic Electricity for HVAC.............................3 2 4 80 HART 1407. Refrigeration Principles..................................3 2 4 80 MAIR 1449. Refrigerators, Freezers, and Window Air Conditioners..............................................3 2 4 80 SECOND SEMESTER HART 1403. A/C Control Principles..................................3 2 4 80 HART 1441. Residential Air Conditioning........................3 2 4 80 HART 1445. Gas and Electric Heating................................3 2 4 80 THIRD SEMESTER MAIR 1341. Domestic Cooking Equipment......................2 3 3 80 MAIR 1345. Dryers, Washers and Dishwashers...............2 3 3 80 COMG 1391. Special Topics in Communications, General..............................................................3 0 3 48 TECM 1301. Industrial Mathematics..................................3 0 3 48 Total Semester Hours for Certificate 36

CERTIFICATE: AIR CONDITIONING APPLIED TECHNOLOGY LEVEL II (Suggested Occupational Plan)

. Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours HART 1401. Basic Electricity for HVAC.............................3 2 4 80 HART 1407. Refrigeration Principles..................................3 2 4 80 MAIR 1449. Refrigerators, Freezers, and Window Air Conditioners..............................................3 2 4 80

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AIR CONDITIONING SECOND SEMESTER HART 1403. A/C Control Principles..................................3 HART 1441. Residential Air Conditioning........................3 HART 1445. Gas and Electric Heating................................3 THIRD SEMESTER MAIR 1341. Domestic Cooking Equipment......................2 MAIR 1345. Dryers, Washers and Dishwashers...............2 COMG 1391. Special Topics in Communications, General..............................................................3 TECM 1301. Industrial Mathematics..................................3 FOURTH SEMESTER HART 2338. Air Conditioning Installation and Startup (Capstone)..........................................2 HART 2345. Residential Air Conditioning Systems.........3 HART 2341. Commercial Air Conditioning.......................3 HART 2342. Commercial Refrigeration (Capstone).........3 HART 2349. Heat Pumps.....................................................3 Total Semester Hours for Certificate

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ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE: AIR CONDITIONING APPLIED TECHNOLOGY (Suggested Occupational Plan)

. Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours HART 1401. Basic Electricity for HVAC.............................3 2 4 80 HART 1407. Refrigeration Principles..................................3 2 4 80 MAIR 1449. Refrigerators, Freezers, and Window Air Conditioners..............................................3 2 4 80 SECOND SEMESTER HART 1403. A/C Control Principles..................................3 2 4 80 HART 1441. Residential Air Conditioning........................3 2 4 80 HART 1445. Gas and Electric Heating................................3 2 4 80 THIRD SEMESTER HART 2338. Air Conditioning Installation and Startup (Capstone)..........................................2 3 3 80 HART 2345. Residential Air Conditioning Systems.........3 0 3 48 MAIR 1341. Domestic Cooking Equipment......................2 3 3 80 MAIR 1345. Dryers, Washers and Dishwashers...............2 3 3 80 FOURTH SEMESTER HART 2341. Commercial Air Conditioning.......................3 1 3 64 HART 2342. Commercial Refrigeration (Capstone).........3 1 3 64 HART 2349. Heat Pumps.....................................................3 1 3 64 ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 48 FIFTH SEMESTER Mathematics OR Life and Physical Science Core Elective....3 0 3 48 Communications (SPCH) Core Elective....................................3 0 3 48 Creative Arts OR Language, Philosophy, and Culture Core Elective..................3 0 3 48 American History, Government/Political Science OR Social and Behavioral Sciences Core Elective..........................3 0 3 48

Total Semester Hours For Associate Degree

60

Courses in bold type meet General Education requirements for Del Mar College Associate in Applied Science degrees.

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AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE AND INTERPRETING

American Sign Language and Interpreting Department of Human Sciences and Education ........................ (361) 698-2809

The American Sign Language and Interpreting Program curriculum is designed to prepare students for careers working with persons who are deaf or hard of hearing. This multiple-entry/multiple-exit program prepares students with workplacetransferable technical skills and academic, thinking, and communication skills. The certificate program prepares students who seek careers in other fields with knowledge and skills to serve clients who are deaf or hard of hearing. The associate of arts degree is a transfer degree that prepares students for further education leading to a variety of careers working with children or adults who are deaf or hard of hearing. The associate of applied science degree prepares students for careers as ASL/English interpreters. The associate of applied science degree requires students to complete prerequisites in English and American Sign Language prior to admission into the program. Upon admission to the program, students will take courses that will prepare them for the Texas Board for Evaluation of Interpreters Basic Interpreting Certification exam. A minimum grade of “C� is required for ASL students in their major field. CERTIFICATE: DEAF STUDIES LEVEL II (Suggested Occupational Plan)

. Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours SGNL 1301. American Sign Language (ASL) I.................2 2 3 64 ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 48 SPCH 1315. Fundamentals of Public Speaking OR SPCH 1321. Business and Professional Communication..............................................3 0 3 48 Social and Behavioral Sciences Core Elective* .......................3 0 3 48 SECOND SEMESTER SLNG 1211. Fingerspelling and Numbers.........................1 2 2 48 SLNG 1215. Visual/Gestural Communication.................1 2 2 48 SGNL 1302. American Sign Language (ASL) II................2 2 3 64 SLNG 1317. Introduction to the Deaf Community..........3 0 3 48 THIRD SEMESTER SLNG 1347. Deaf Culture.....................................................3 0 3 48 SLNG 1444. American Sign Language (ASL) III (Capstone)........................................2 4 4 96 PHIL 2306. Introduction to Ethics....................................3 0 3 48

Total Semester Hours for Certificate

32

*Approved Social and Behavioral Sciences courses: PSYC 2301 General Psychology, SOCI 1301 Introduction to Sociology, SOCI 1306 Social Problems, or TECA 1354 Child Growth and Development. Courses in bold type meet Core Curriculum and General Education requirements for Del Mar College.

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AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE AND INTERPRETING ASSOCIATE IN ARTS DEGREE: AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE/DEAF STUDIES (Suggested Transfer Plan)

. FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. SGNL 1301. American Sign Language (ASL) 1................2 2 3 ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 SPCH 1315. Fundamentals of Public Speaking OR SPCH 1321. Business & Professional Communication..............................................3 0 3 HIST 1301 . United States History I..................................3 0 3 SECOND SEMESTER SLNG 1215. Visual / Gestural Communication OR SLNG 1211. Fingerspelling and Numbers ........................1 2 2 SLNG 1317. Introduction to the Deaf Community..........3 0 3 SGNL 1302. American Sign Language (ASL) II................2 2 3 ENGL 1302. Composition II................................................3 0 3 HIST 1302 . United States History II ...............................3 0 3 THIRD SEMESTER Social and Behavioral Sciences Core Elective (chosen from list below)*.............................................................3 0 3 Creative Arts Core Elective..........................................................3 0 3 FOURTH SEMESTER SLNG 1347. Deaf Culture.....................................................3 0 3 SLNG 1444. American Sign Language (ASL) III (Capstone)........................................................2 4 4 Life and Physical Sciences Core Elective..................................3 0 3 SOCI 2319. Minority Studies............................................3 0 3 GOVT 2305. Federal Government: Federal Constitution and Topics........................................................3 0 3 FIFTH SEMESTER Life and Physical Sciences Core Elective..................................3 0 3 MATH 1314. College Algebra..............................................3 0 3 PHIL 2306. Introduction to Ethics....................................3 0 3 GOVT 2306. Texas Government: Texas Constitution and Topics........................................................3 0 3 Total Semester Hours for Associate Degree 60

Sem.

*Approved Social and Behavioral Science courses: PSYC 2301 General Psychology, SOCI 1301 Introduction to Sociology, SOCI 1306 Social Problems, or TECA 1354 Child Growth and Development Courses in bold type satisfy Del Mar College Core Curriculum. Students should check specific requirements of the college or university to which they plan to transfer. ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE: INTERPRETER PREPARATION (Suggested Occupational Plan)

. Sem. Clock PREREQUISITES Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours SGNL 1301. American Sign Language (ASL) I.................2 2 3 64

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AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE - ARCHITECTURAL/DRAFTING SGNL 1302. American Sign Language (ASL) II................2 2 3 ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 FIRST SEMESTER SLNG 1444. American Sign Language (ASL) III..............2 4 4 SLNG 1321. Introduction to the Interpreting Profession.........................................................3 0 3 SLNG 1307. Intra-Lingual Skills Development for Interpreters.................................................2 2 3 SLNG 2401. Interpreting I....................................................2 4 4 Social and Behavioral Sciences Core Elective*........................3 0 3 SECOND SEMESTER SLNG 1317. Introduction to the Deaf Community..........3 0 3 SLNG 1445. American Sign Language (ASL) IV..............2 4 4 SLNG 2402. Interpreting II..................................................2 4 4 SLNG 1215. Visual/Gestural Communication.................1 2 2 SLNG 1211. Fingerspelling and Numbers.........................1 2 2 THIRD SEMESTER SPCH 1315. Fundamentals of Public Speaking OR SPCH 1321. Business and Professional Communication......................3 0 3 Creative Arts/ Language, Philosophy, and Culture Core Elective..................3 0 3 FOURTH SEMESTER SLNG 2434. American Sign Language (ASL) V................2 4 4 SLNG 1347. Deaf Culture.....................................................3 0 3 SLNG 2431. Interpreting III.................................................2 4 4 Mathematics OR Life and Physical Science Core Elective....3 0 3 FIFTH SEMESTER SLNG 2286. Internship - Sign Language Interpretation and Transition..................................................0 6 2 SLNG 2287. Internship - Sign Language Interpretation and Transition (Capstone)..............................0 6 2 Total Semester Hours for Associate Degree 65

64 48 96 48 64 96 48 48 96 96 48 48

48 48 96 64 96 48 96 96

*Approved Social and Behavioral Sciences courses: PSYC 2301 General Psychology, SOCI 1301 Introduction to Sociology, SOCI 1306 Social Problems, or TECA 1354 Child Growth and Development. Courses in bold type meet Core Curriculum and General Education requirements for Del Mar College.

Architectural/Drafting Technology

Department of Technology Education........................................(361) 698-1701 CERTIFICATE: DRAFTING AND DESIGN TECHNOLOGY (Suggested Occupational Plan)

The Drafting and Design Technology Certificate program provides the student with the ability to obtain skills in computer-aided drafting and design systems. This instruction includes two-dimensional drawings, three-dimensional models, rendering, and animation.

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ARCHITECTURAL/DRAFTING TECHNOLOGY This program allows students to customize their studies by selecting electives in their desired drafting discipline. Drafting and Design Technology certificate students may select from technical coursework in general building construction, structural systems, mechanical, electrical systems, industrial piping, machine design, residential design, and other allied areas. Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hrs. DFTG 1309. Basic Computer-Aided Drafting...................2 4 3 96 Technical Major Elective................................................................... 3 48-96 ARCH 2312. Architectural Technology I............................3 0 3 48 SECOND SEMESTER DFTG 2319. Intermediate Computer-aided Drafting .....2 4 3 96 TECM 1317. Technical Trigonometry..................................3 0 3 48 Technical Drafting Elective............................................................2 4 3 96 THIRD SEMESTER Technical Major or Drafting Elective.............................................. 3 48-96 ARTV 1302. Intro to Technical Animation and Rendering.................................................2 4 3 96

Total Semester Hours for Certificate

24

CERTIFICATE: PIPE DRAFTING AND DESIGN TECHNOLOGY (Suggested Occupational Plan) The intent of the Pipe Drafting and Design Technology Certificate program is to provide drafting technicians that have skills in a particular industrial drafting discipline with the opportunity to upgrade their skills to include the productive use of computer-aided pipe drafting and pipe design. This instruction includes computer-aided two dimensional and three dimensional drafting; basic overview of the construction industry; all aspects of technical pipe drafting including fittings, system layouts, plans, elevations, and isometrics; and pipe design. This certificate also includes instruction in technical drafting and design of fabricated objects in industry. Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hrs. DFTG 1309. Basic Computer-Aided Drafting...................2 4 3 96 DFTG 2319. Intermediate Computer-Aided Drafting ....2 4 3 96 SECOND SEMESTER CNBT 1301. Introduction to the Construction Industry.. 3

DFTG 2323. Pipe Drafting ...................................................2 THIRD SEMESTER DFTG 2345. Advanced Pipe Drafting ...............................2 Technical Major Elective .............................................................2-3 (DFTG 2302 Machine Drafting or DFTG 2470 Digital Design and Fabrication) Total Semester Hours for Certificate

0 4 4 4

3 3

48 96

3 96 3-4 96-112 18-19

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ARCHITECTURAL/DRAFTING TECHNOLOGY ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE: ARCHITECTURAL/DRAFTING TECHNOLOGY TECHNICAL DRAFTING SPECIALIZATION (Suggested Occupational Plan) The drafting technician is an essential member of the engineering team. A technical drafting career requires knowledge as well as the communication and productivity skills required to prepare and work with technical documents utilized in business and industry. This program provides the opportunity to utilize computer applications to gain proficiency in the production of construction, structural, mechanical, electrical, machine and pipe drafting. Graduates are trained to be employed as technicians in general building construction, structural systems, industrial piping, machine design, mechanical and electrical systems, and other allied areas. The student planning to continue at a university should consult an adviser concerning degree requirements of the school to which transfer is intended. Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hrs. DFTG 1309. Basic Computer-Aided Drafting...................2 4 3 96 ARCH 2312. Architectural Technology I............................3 0 3 48 ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 48 MATH 1314. College Algebra..............................................3 0 3 48 SECOND SEMESTER DFTG 2319. Intermediate Computer-Aided Drafting ....2 4 3 96 CNBT 1346. Construction Estimating................................3 0 3 48 ARCE 1342. Codes, Specifications, and Contract Docs...3 0 3 48 Communications (SPCH) Core Elective....................................3 0 3 48 THIRD SEMESTER CNBT 2342. Construction Management I..........................3 0 3 48 DFTG 2302. Machine Drafting ...........................................2 4 3 96 MATH 1316. Plane Trigonometry.......................................3 0 3 48 Social and Behavioral Sciences Core Elective..........................3 0 3 48 FOURTH SEMESTER ARCH 1315. Architectural Computer Graphics................2 4 3 96 DFTG 2323. Pipe Drafting ...................................................2 4 3 96 ARCE 2352. Mechanical and Electrical Systems...............3 0 3 48 CNBT 1359. Project Scheduling ..........................................3 0 3 48 FIFTH SEMESTER ARCE 1352. Structural Drafting..........................................2 4 3 96 ARTV 1302. Introduction to Technical Animation and Rendering.................................................2 4 3 96 ARCE 2344. Statics and Strength of Materials..................3 0 3 48 Creative Arts, Language, Philosophy, and Culture Core Elective.............................................................3 0 3 48 Total Semester Hours for Associate Degree 60

Courses in bold type meet General Education requirements for Del Mar College Associate in Applied Science degrees.

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ARCHITECTURAL/DRAFTING TECHNOLOGY ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE: ARCHITECTURAL/DRAFTING TECHNOLOGY ARCHITECTURAL TECHNOLOGY SPECIALIZATION (Suggested Occupational Plan) The technical content of this program provides knowledge and skills in the diverse areas of applied architecture, building engineering and construction. Computer applications in drafting and design, project management and building systems provide the student with skills essential to a career in architectural technology. In the first year, the student should acquire a foundation in building materials, methods of construction and computer-aided drawing, along with training in mathematics and communication skills. Then, in the second year, the student will build on this background and take up commercial building types in architecture and construction, building service systems and construction management as well as architectural drawing and rendering. The student planning to continue at a university should consult an adviser concerning degree requirements of the school to which transfer is intended. Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hrs. ARCH 1311. Introduction to Architecture........................3 0 3 48 ARCH 2312. Architectural Technology I............................3 0 3 48 DFTG 1309. Basic Computer-Aided Drafting...................2 4 3 96 MATH 1314. College Algebra..............................................3 0 3 48 SECOND SEMESTER DFTG 2319. Intermediate Computer-Aided Drafting ....2 4 3 96 MATH 1316. Plane Trigonometry.......................................3 0 3 48 ARCE 1342. Codes, Specifications, and Contract Docs...3 0 3 48 ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 48 THIRD SEMESTER DFTG 1317. Architectural Drafting: Residential.............2 4 3 96 ARCH 2301. Architectural Freehand Drawing I ..............2 4 3 96 CNBT 2342. Construction Management I..........................3 0 3 48 Communications (SPCH) Core Elective....................................3 0 3 48 FOURTH SEMESTER ARCH 1315. Architectural Computer Graphics ...............2 4 3 96 ARCE 2352. Mechanical and Electrical Systems...............3 0 3 48 ARCH 1403. Architectural Design I ...................................3 3 4 96 Creative Arts, Language, Philosophy, and Culture Core Elective (ARCH 1301 and 1302 Preferred).........3 0 3 48 FIFTH SEMESTER ARCE 1352. Structural Drafting .........................................2 4 3 96 ARCE 2344. Statics and Strength of Materials..................3 0 3 48 ARTV 1302. Intro to Technical Animation and Rendering.................................................2 4 3 96 DFTG 2286. Internship (Capstone) OR Technical Major Elective.................................................................2 0 2-3 48 Total Semester Hours for Associate Degree 60-61

*Selection of a 3 semester credit hour Technical Major Elective will constitute 61 semester hours for the degree. Courses in bold type meet General Education requirements for Del Mar College Associate in Applied Science degrees. 175


ARCHITECTURAL/DRAFTING TECHNOLOGY ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE: ARCHITECTURAL/DRAFTING TECHNOLOGY CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY SPECIALIZATION (Suggested Occupational Plan) The Construction Manager is an essential member of the project team that participates in the planning, estimating, scheduling, and supervision of a construction project in a safe, timely, and quality manner. A construction science career requires the knowledge, leadership, and communication skills to effectively interact with other project team members to construct projects and resolve issues. This degree in construction technology provides the student with the skills to immediately enter the construction industry and become a construction manager or supervisor. Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hrs. DFTG 1309. Basic Computer-Aided Drafting ..................2 4 3 96 ARCH 2312. Architectural Technology I ...........................3 0 3 48 ENGL 1301. Composition I ................................................3 0 3 48 CNBT 1301. Introduction to the Construction Industry.. 3 0 3 48 SECOND SEMESTER DFTG 2319. Intermediate Computer-Aided Drafting ....2 4 3 96 CNBT 2342. Construction Management I .........................3 0 3 48 ARCE 1342. Codes, Specifications and Contract Docs ...3 0 3 48 MATH 1314. College Algebra..............................................3 0 3 48 THIRD SEMESTER CNBT 1346. Construction Estimating I..............................3 0 3 48 Technical Major Elective ................................................................2 4 3 96-112 (DFTG 1317 Residential Drafting, CNBT 2317 Green Building OR ...................... CBFM 1321 Industrial Scaffolding and Rigging) CNBT 2305. Building and Contracting..............................3 0 3 48 Communications (SPCH) Core Elective....................................3 0 3 48 FOURTH SEMESTER Social and Behavioral Sciences Core Elective .........................3 0 3 48 OSHT 1405. OSHA Regulations Construction Industry.. 3 3 4 96 ARCE 2352. Mechanical and Electrical Systems ..............3 0 3 48 CNBT 1359. Project Scheduling ..........................................3 0 3 48 FIFTH SEMESTER ARCE 1352. Structural Drafting .........................................2 4 3 96 DFTG 2286. Internship (Capstone) ....................................0 8 2 128 CNBT 2370. Project Controls and Planning ......................2 4 3 96 Creative Arts, Language, Philosophy, and Culture Core Elective.............................................................3 0 3 48 Total Semester Hours for Associate Degree 60

Courses in bold type meet General Education requirements for Del Mar College Associate in Applied Science degrees.

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ARCHITECTURAL/DRAFTING TECHNOLOGY ASSOCIATE IN ARTS: ARCHITECTURE (Suggested Transfer Plan) This program is the suggested transfer plan to follow if a student wishes to seek a professional degree in the field of architecture and then go on to become an architect. This program consists of the first two years of architectural education offered at most schools of architecture. There is currently an articulation agreement with Texas Tech University for transfer. The student planning to continue at another university should consult an adviser concerning degree requirements of the school to which transfer is intended. Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hrs. ARCH 1311. Introduction to Architecture..........................3 0 3 48 ARCH 1301. Architectural History I .................................3 0 3 48 ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 48 ARTS 1311. Design I.............................................................3 3 3 96 SECOND SEMESTER ENGL 1302. Composition II................................................3 0 3 48 MATH 1316. Plane Trigonometry ......................................3 0 3 48 ARCH 1302. Architectural History II .................................3 0 3 48 ARTS 1312. Design II...........................................................3 3 3 96 THIRD SEMESTER ARCH 2312. Architectural Technology I............................3 0 3 48 MATH 2312. Precalculus Math.............................................3 0 3 48 Communications (SPCH) Core Elective....................................3 0 3 48 ARCH 2301. Architectural Freehand Drawing I ..............2 4 3 96 FOURTH SEMESTER HIST 1301. United States History I..................................3 0 3 48 GOVT 2305. Federal Government: Federal Constitution and Topics ................3 0 3 48 ARCH 1315. Architectural Computer Graphics................2 4 3 96 ARCH 1403. Architectural Design I ...................................3 3 4 96 FIFTH SEMESTER GOVT 2306. Texas Government: Texas Constitution and Topics.....................3 0 3 48 GEOL 1303. Physical Geology............................................3 0 3 48 HIST 1302. United States History II................................3 0 3 48 ARCH 1404. Architectural Design II...................................3 3 4 96 SIXTH SEMESTER ARCH 2470. Architectural Design III..................................3 3 4 96 Total Semester Hours for Associate Degree 66 Courses in bold type satisfy Del Mar College Core Curriculum.

This degree does not meet the 42 semester credit hour core requirement for associate degrees. For the most updated degree plan, please access the degree on the College’s website at www.delmar.edu/Degrees.aspx

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ART

Art

Department of Art and Drama...................................................(361) 698-1216 Del Mar College is also an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Art and Design and the National Association of Schools of Theatre. The Associate in Arts degree, with a specialization in either art education or studio art, is intended to prepare the student for continuing study toward a baccalaureate degree in art. As a charter member of the Texas Association of Schools of Art (TASA), Del Mar College subscribes to the transfer curriculum developed by TASA and approved by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. The Department of Art and Drama provides students with opportunities for lifelong learning and personal enrichment based on a fine arts curriculum. The art curriculum encourages the development of aesthetic awareness and opportunities to increase intellectual capacities. Department of Art and Drama activities, in cooperation with area school districts, include a dual credit program with the Corpus Christi Independent School District.

Exhibition Activities

A continuous art exhibition schedule is maintained from July through May. These exhibitions provide students and the public opportunities for cultural development and personal enrichment. Exhibitions include those of local art organizations, one-person and group shows by important local and regional artists, art faculty and student artists. The 1,750 square foot Joseph A. Cain Memorial Art Gallery is the main exhibition space for the Department of Art and Drama. Student exhibitions are also staged in the hallway galleries in the Fine Arts Building. The highlight of the exhibition year is the annual National Drawing and Small Sculpture Show in the Joseph A. Cain Memorial Art Gallery. Judged by a nationally known artist, the exhibit attracts entries from all over the country.

Courses of Study

The following suggested curricula lead to Associate in Arts degrees with the indicated specializations. A student who plans to obtain a higher degree in the art field should enroll in ARTS 1303, 1304, 1311, 1312, 1316, and 1317. Art majors enrolled in studio art courses are expected to spend one additional clock hour per week in art production for each semester hour of enrollment. Variations require the approval of the chairperson of the department. The student should consult an advisor concerning senior college requirements.

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ART ASSOCIATE IN ARTS DEGREE: STUDIO ART (Suggested Transfer Plan) This curriculum is recommended for students who plan to work toward the traditional Bachelor of Arts degree or the professional Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. It is also recommended for students who are undecided about majoring in art, but who would like to explore their artistic abilities. Sem. FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. ARTS 1303. Art History I....................................................3 0 3 ARTS 1316. Drawing I.........................................................3 3 3 ARTS 1311. Design I.............................................................3 3 3 ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 HIST 1301. United States History I..................................3 0 3 SECOND SEMESTER ARTS 1304. Art History II...................................................3 0 3 ARTS 1312. Design II...........................................................3 3 3 ARTS 1317. Drawing II........................................................3 3 3 ENGL 1302. Composition II................................................3 0 3 HIST 1302. United States History II................................3 0 3 THIRD SEMESTER Social and Behavioral Sciences Core Elective..........................3 0 3 Life and Physical Sciences Core Elective..................................3 0-4 3 FOURTH SEMESTER Art Elective ...........................................................................3 3 3 Art Elective ...........................................................................3 3 3 Language, Philosophy, and Culture Core Elective..................3 0 3 GOVT 2305. Federal Government: Federal Constitution and Topics................................3 0 3 Component Area Option Core Elective*...................................3 0-3 3 FIFTH SEMESTER MATH 1314. College Algebra (or higher core).................3 0 3 GOVT 2306. Texas Government: Texas Constitution and Topics................................3 0 3 Life and Physical Sciences Core Elective..................................3 0-4 3 Total Semester Hours for Associate Degree 60

Courses in bold type satisfy Del Mar College Core Curriculum. Students should check specific requirements of the college or university to which they plan to transfer. Completing ARTS 1303 and 1304 meets requirements for basic computer skills for art majors. ARTS 2311, 2348, and 2349 may also be taken to meet basic computer skills. *Choose from DANC 2303 or DRAM 2366.

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AUTO BODY

Auto Body Applied Technology

Department of Industrial Education..........................................(361) 698-1701

ALSO SEE: AUTOMOTIVE APPLIED TECHNOLOGY The Auto Body Applied Technology curriculum offers training in theory, diagnosis, and repair of the automobile. The student is provided the practical training necessary to function as an entry-level auto body repair person. ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE: AUTO BODY APPLIED TECHNOLOGY (Suggested Occupational Plan)

Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours ABDR 1331. Basic Refinishing.............................................1 7 3 128 ABDR 1419. Basic Metal Repair...........................................2 6 4 128 ABDR 1455. Non-Structural Metal Repair.........................2 6 4 128 AUMT 1405. Introduction to Automotive Technology.....2 6 4 128 SECOND SEMESTER ABDR 1441. Structural Analysis and Damage Repair I. 2 6 4 128 ABDR 1458. Intermediate Refinishing................................2 6 4 128 ABDR 2441. Major Collision Repair and Panel Replacement.....................................................2 6 4 128 Mathematics OR Life and Physical Science Core Elective....3 0 3 48 THIRD SEMESTER ABDR 2449. Advanced Refinishing (Capstone)................2 6 4 128 ABDR 1349. Automotive Plastic and Sheet Metal Compound Repair (Capstone)......................1 7 3 128 AUMT 1407. Automotive Electrical Systems.....................2 6 4 128 AUMT 1445. Automotive Climate Control Systems.........2 6 4 128 FOURTH SEMESTER ABDR 1311. Vehicle Measurement and Damage Repair Procedures...........................................1 7 3 128 American History, Government/Political Science OR Social and Behavioral Sciences Core Elective..........................3 0 3 48 Creative Arts OR Language, Philosophy, and Culture (Core Elective)................3 0 3 48 ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 48 Communications (SPCH) Core Elective....................................3 0 3 48 Total Semester Hours for Associate Degree 60

Courses in bold type meet General Education requirements for Del Mar College Associate in Applied Science degrees. CERTIFICATE: INTRODUCTION TO NON-STRUCTURAL COLLISION REPAIR (Suggested Occupational Plan )

Sem. FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. ABDR 1331. Basic Refinishing.............................................1 7 3 ABDR 1419. Basic Metal Repair...........................................2 6 4 ABDR 1455. Non-Structural Metal Repair.........................2 6 4

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Clock Hours 128 128 128


AUTO BODY - AUTOMOTIVE APPLIED TECHNOLOGY TECM 1301. Industrial Mathematics..................................3 SECOND SEMESTER ABDR 1458. Intermediate Refinishing................................2 AUMT 1405. Introduction to Automotive Technology.....2 COMG 1391. Special Topics in Communications, General..............................................................3 ITSC 1301. Introduction to Computers............................3 WLDG 1340. AWS Level I Certification Review................1

Total Semester Hours for Certificate

0

3

48

6 6

4 4

128 128

0 1 4

3 3 3

48 64 80

31

CERTIFICATE: AUTO BODY STRUCTURAL COLLISION/REFINISHING REPAIR SPECIALIST – LEVEL II (Suggested Occupational Plan )

Sem. FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. ABDR 1331. Basic Refinishing.............................................1 7 3 ABDR 1419. Basic Metal Repair...........................................2 6 4 ABDR 1455. Non-Structural Metal Repair.........................2 6 4 TECM 1301. Industrial Mathematics..................................3 0 3 SECOND SEMESTER ABDR 1458. Intermediate Refinishing................................2 6 4 AUMT 1405. Introduction to Automotive Technology... 2 6 4 COMG 1391. Special Topics in Communications,..............3 0 3 General THIRD SEMESTER ABDR 2441. Major Collision Repair and Panel.................2 6 4 Replacement ABDR 1349. Automotive Plastic and Sheet Molded........1 7 3 Compound Repair (Capstone) ABDR 2449. Advanced Refinishing (Capstone)................2 6 4 FOURTH SEMESTER ABDR 1311. Vehicle Measurement and Damage..............1 7 3 Repair Procedures ABDR 1441. Structural Analysis and Damage Repair I. 2 6 4 AUMT 1407. Automotive Electrical Systems.....................2 6 4 AUMT 1445. Automotive Climate Control Systems....... 2 6 4 Total Semester Hours for Certificate 51

Clock Hours 128 128 128 48 128 128 48 128 128 128 128 128 128 128

For the most updated certificate plan, please access the certificate on the College’s website at www.delmar.edu/Degrees.aspx

Automotive Applied Technology

Department of Industrial Education..........................................(361) 698-1701

ALSO SEE: AUTO BODY APPLIED TECHNOLOGY, DIESEL TECHNOLOGY The Automotive Applied Technology curriculum offers training in theory, diagnosis, and repair of the automobile. The student is provided the practical training necessary to function as an entry-level automotive mechanic in some areas. Students planning to continue at a senior college should consult an advisor concerning degree requirements of the college to which transfer is intended. 181


AUTOMOTIVE APPLIED TECHNOLOGY CERTIFICATE: SUSPENSION, DRIVELINE, BRAKE SPECIALIST (Suggested Occupational Plan)

Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours AUMT 1405. Introduction to Automotive Technology.....2 6 4 128 AUMT 2301. Automotive Management..............................3 0 3 48 TECM 1301. Industrial Mathematics..................................3 0 3 48 COMG 1391. Special Topics in Communications, General..............................................................3 0 3 48 SECOND SEMESTER AUMT 1407. Automotive Electrical Systems.....................2 6 4 128 AUMT 1410. Automotive Brake Systems...........................2 6 4 128 WLDG 1340. AWS Level I Certification Review................1 4 3 80 THIRD SEMESTER AUMT 1316. Automotive Suspension and Steering Systems.............................................1 7 3 128 Total Semester Hours足for Certificate 30

ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE: AUTOMOTIVE APPLIED TECHNOLOGY (Suggested Occupational Plan )

Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours AUMT 1405. Introduction to Automotive Technology.....2 6 4 128 AUMT 1407. Automotive Electrical Systems.....................2 6 4 128 AUMT 1410. Automotive Brake Systems...........................2 6 4 128 ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 48 SECOND SEMESTER AUMT 2417. Automotive Engine Performance Analysis I..........................................................2 6 4 128 AUMT 2421. Automotive Electrical Diagnostics and Repair........................................................2 6 4 128 AUMT 2437. Automotive Electronics OR AUMT 2434. Automotive Engine Performance Analysis II........................................................2 6 4 128 Mathematics or Life and Physical Sciences (Core Elective)..3 0 3 48 THIRD SEMESTER AUMT 1419. Automotive Engine Repair (Capstone)........2 6 4 128 AUMT 1445. Automotive Climate Control Systems.........2 6 4 128 AUMT 2413. Automotive Drive Train and Axles..............2 6 4 128 Communications (SPCH) Core Elective....................................3 0 3 48 FOURTH SEMESTER AUMT 1316. Automotive Suspension and Steering Systems.............................................................1 7 3 128 AUMT 2301. Automotive Management..............................3 0 3 48 ITSC 1301. Introduction to Computers OR.....................3 1 3 64 WLDG 1340. AWS Level I Certification Review................1 4 3 80 American History, Government/Political Science OR Social and Behavioral Sciences Core Elective..........................3 0 3 48 Creative Arts OR Language, Philosophy, and Culture Core Elective..................3 0 3 48 Total Semester Hours for Associate Degree 60

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AUTOMOTIVE APPLIED TECHNOLOGY - AVIATION MAINTENANCE Courses in bold type meet General Education requirements for Del Mar College Associate in Applied Science degrees. CERTIFICATE: AUTOMOTIVE APPLIED TECHNOLOGY LEVEL II (Suggested Occupational Plan )

Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER....................................................................Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours AUMT 1405. Introduction to Automotive Technology.....2 6 4 128 AUMT 1407. Automotive Electrical Systems.....................2 6 4 128 AUMT 1410. Automotive Brake Systems...........................2 6 4 128 SECOND SEMESTER AUMT 2417. Automotive Engine Performance Analysis I..........................................................2 6 4 128 AUMT 2421. Automotive Electrical Diagnosis and Repair ......................................................2 6 4 128 AUMT 2437. Automotive Electronics .................................2 6 4 128 TECM 1301. Industrial Mathematics..................................3 0 3 48 THIRD SEMESTER AUMT 1316. Automotive Suspension and Steering Systems.............................................1 7 3 128 AUMT 1445. Automotive Climate Control Systems.........2 6 4 128 AUMT 2413. Automotive Drive Train and Axles..............2 6 4 128 FOURTH SEMESTER AUMT 2425. Automotive Automatic Transmission and Transaxle...................................................2 6 4 128 AUMT 2434. Automotive Engine Performance Analysis II........................................................2 6 4 128 AUMT 1419. Automotive Engine Repair (Capstone)........2 6 4 128 Total Semester Hours for Certificate 50

For the most updated certificate plan, please access the certificate on the College’s website at www.delmar.edu/Degrees.aspx

Aviation Maintenance

Department of Technology Education........................................(361) 698-1701

Airframe Applied Technology

The curriculum in Airframe Applied Technology is designed to prepare students to service, check, inspect, troubleshoot and repair aircraft and related systems. The curriculum provides general education in mathematics, applied physical science, English, basic computer principles, and gives a practical approach under job shop performance conditions to the study of airframe maintenance.

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AVIATION MAINTENANCE CERTIFICATE: AVIATION MAINTENANCE - AIRFRAME APPLIED TECHNOLOGY (Suggested Occupational Plan)

Sem. Clock Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours FIRST SEMESTER AERM 1208. Federal Aviation Regulations........................1 4 2 80 AERM 1303. Shop Practices..................................................1 4 3 80 AERM 1315. Aviation Science..............................................2 4 3 96 AERM 1414. Basic Electricity................................................3 4 4 112 COMG 1391. Special Topics in Communications, General..............................................................3 0 3 48 SECOND SEMESTER AERM 1205. Weight and Balance.........................................1 4 2 80 AERM 1310. Ground Operations.........................................1 4 3 80 AERM 1241. Wood, Fabric and Finishes.............................1 3 2 64 AERM 1445. Airframe Electrical Systems...........................3 4 4 112 TECM 1301. Industrial Mathematics..................................3 0 3 48 THIRD SEMESTER AERM 1343. Instrument and Navigation/Communication........................1 4 3 80 AERM 2333. Assembly and Rigging...................................2 4 3 96 AERM 1253. Aircraft Welding..............................................1 3 2 64 FOURTH SEMESTER AERM 1350. Landing Gear Systems....................................2 3 3 80 AERM 1254. Aircraft Composites........................................1 4 2 80 AERM 1349. Hydraulic, Pneumatic and Fuel Systems.....2 4 3 96 AERM 1352. Aircraft Sheet Metal........................................1 6 3 112 FIFTH SEMESTER AERM 1347. Airframe Auxiliary..........................................2 3 3 80 AERM 2231. Airframe Inspection (Capstone)....................1 4 2 80 AERM 2264. Practicum (or Field Experience) Airframe Mechanics and Aircraft Maintenance Technology/ Technician.........................................................1 18 2 304 AERM 2359. Advanced Composite Repair........................1 4 3 80 Total Semester Hours for Certificate 58

Prior to registration each semester, all Aviation Maintenance students must make an appointment with an aviation program advisor to ensure proper course sequence. For the most updated certificate plan, please access the certificate on the College’s website at www.delmar.edu/Degrees.aspx ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE: AVIATION MAINTENANCE - AIRFRAME APPLIED TECHNOLOGY (Suggested Occupational Plan)

Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hours Hours AERM 1208. Federal Aviation Regulations........................1 4 2 80 AERM 1303. Shop Practices..................................................1 4 3 80 AERM 1315. Aviation Science..............................................2 4 3 96 AERM 1414. Basic Electricity................................................3 4 4 112

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AVIATION MAINTENANCE ENGL 1301. Composition I ................................................3 0 3 48 SECOND SEMESTER AERM 1205. Weight and Balance.........................................1 4 2 80 AERM 1310. Ground Operations.........................................1 4 3 80 AERM 1241. Wood, Fabric and Finishes ............................1 3 2 64 AERM 1445. Airframe Electrical Systems...........................3 4 4 112 THIRD SEMESTER AERM 1343. Instrument and Navigation/Communication .......................1 4 3 80 AERM 2333. Assembly and Rigging...................................2 4 3 96 AERM 1253. Aircraft Welding..............................................1 3 2 64 College-Level Math or Natural Science Elective.....................3 0 3 48 FOURTH SEMESTER AERM 1350. Landing Gear Systems ...................................2 3 3 80 AERM 1254. Aircraft Composites........................................1 4 2 80 AERM 1349. Hydraulic, Pneumatic and Fuel Systems.....2 4 3 96 AERM 1352. Aircraft Sheet Metal........................................1 6 3 112 Social/Behavioral Science Elective.............................................3 0 3 48 FIFTH SEMESTER AERM 1347. Airframe Auxiliary .........................................2 3 3 80 AERM 2231. Airframe Inspection (Capstone)....................1 4 2 80 AERM 2264. Practicum (or Field Experience) Airframe Mechanics and Aircraft Maintenance Technology/Technician..................................1 18 2 304 AERM 2359. Advanced Composite Repair........................1 4 3 80 Speech Elective ...........................................................................3 0 3 48 Humanities/Visual or Performing Arts Elective......................3 0 3 48 Total Semester Hours for Associate Degree 67

Courses in bold type meet General Education requirements for Del Mar College Associate in Applied Science degrees. Prior to registration each semester, all Aviation Maintenance students must make an appointment with an aviation program advisor to ensure proper course sequence. For the most updated degree plan, please access the degree on the College’s website at www.delmar.edu/Degrees.aspx MARKETABLE SKILLS ACHIEVEMENT AWARD: AVIATION MAINTENANCE –AIRFRAME APPLIED TECHNOLOGY

. Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours AERM 1491. Special Topics in Aircraft/Mechanic/ Technician Airframe........................................3 3 4 96 AERM 1392. Special Topics in Aircraft/Mechanic/ Technician Powerplant...................................3 1 3 64 AERM 1492. Special Topics in Aircraft/Mechanic/ Technician Powerplant...................................3 3 4 96 Total Semester Hours for Achievement Award 11

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Power Plant Applied Technology

The curriculum for Power Plant Applied Technology offers the student an opportunity to receive theoretical knowledge and develop the skills necessary to function as an aviation power plant technician. The curriculum is designed to provide a practical approach under shop conditions and to the study of aviation power plant technology. CERTIFICATE: AVIATION MAINTENANCE - POWER PLANT APPLIED TECHNOLOGY (Suggested Occupational Plan)

Sem. FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. AERM 1208. Federal Aviation Regulations........................1 4 2 AERM 1303. Shop Practices..................................................1 4 3 AERM 1315. Aviation Science..............................................2 4 3 AERM 1414. Basic Electricity................................................3 4 4 COMG 1391. Special Topics in Communications, General..............................................................3 0 3 SECOND SEMESTER AERM 1205. Weight and Balance ........................................1 4 2 AERM 1310. Ground Operations.........................................1 4 3 AERM 1444. Aircraft Reciprocating Engines.....................4 1 4 AERM 1357. Fuel Metering and Induction Systems.........2 4 3 TECM 1301. Industrial Mathematics..................................3 0 3 THIRD SEMESTER AERM 2447. Aircraft Reciprocating Engine Overhaul.....2 6 4 AERM 1340. Aircraft Propellers...........................................2 4 3 AERM 1351. Aircraft Turbine Engine Theory....................3 1 3 AERM 1456. Aircraft Power Plant Electrical......................3 4 4 FOURTH SEMESTER AERM 2352. Aircraft Power Plant Inspection (Capstone)........................................................2 4 3 AERM 2351. Aircraft Turbine Engine Overhaul................2 4 3 AERM 2264. Practicum (Or Field Experience) Airframe Mechanics and Aircraft Maintenance Technology/Technician..................................1 18 2 Total Semester Hours for Certificate 52

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AVIATION MAINTENANCE - BANKING ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE: AVIATION MAINTENANCE - POWER PLANT APPLIED TECHNOLOGY (Suggested Occupational Plan)

Sem. FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. AERM 1208. Federal Aviation Regulations........................1 4 2 AERM 1303. Shop Practices..................................................1 4 3 AERM 1315. Aviation Science..............................................2 4 3 AERM 1414. Basic Electricity................................................3 4 4 ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 SECOND SEMESTER AERM 1205. Weight and Balance.........................................1 4 2 AERM 1310. Ground Operations.........................................1 4 3 AERM 1444. Aircraft Reciprocating Engines.....................4 1 4 AERM 1357. Fuel Metering and Induction Systems.........2 4 3 Speech Elective .......................................................................... 3 0 3 THIRD SEMESTER College Level Math or Natural Science.....................................3 0 3 Humanities/Visual or Performing Arts Elective......................3 0 3 FOURTH SEMESTER AERM 2447. Aircraft Reciprocating Engine Overhaul.....2 6 4 AERM 1340. Aircraft Propellers...........................................2 4 3 AERM 1351. Aircraft Turbine Engine Theory....................3 1 3 AERM 1456. Aircraft Power Plant Electrical......................3 4 4 Social/Behavioral Science.............................................................3 0 3 FIFTH SEMESTER AERM 2352. Aircraft Power Plant Inspection (Capstone)........................................................2 4 3 AERM 2351. Aircraft Turbine Engine Overhaul ..............2 4 3 AERM 2264. Practicum (or Field Experience) Airframe Mechanics and Aircraft Maintenance Technology/Technician..................................1 18 2 Total Semester Hours for Associate Degree 61

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Courses in bold type meet General Education requirements for Del Mar College Associate in Applied Science degrees. For the most updated degree plan, please access the degree on the College’s website at www.delmar.edu/Degrees.aspx Prior to registration each semester, all Aviation Maintenance students must make an appointment with an aviation program advisor to ensure proper course sequence.

Avionics Electronics Technology SEE: PROFESSIONAL ELECTRONICS

Banking

SEE: ACCOUNTING

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BIOLOGY

Biology

Department of Natural Sciences.................................................(361) 698-1229 ASSOCIATE IN SCIENCE DEGREE: BIOLOGY (Suggested Transfer Plan)

Sem. FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. BIOL 1406. Biological Concepts I: Cellular and Molecular .................................................. 3 3 4 CHEM 1411. General Inorganic Chemistry I.............................. 3 3 4 ENGL 1301. Composition I............................................................ 3 0 3 HIST 1301. United States History I OR HIST 2327. Mexican-American History I................................... 3 0 3 MATH 1314. College Algebra........................................................ 3 0 3 SECOND SEMESTER BIOL 1407. Biological Concepts II: Evolution, Diversity, Structure, Function and Environment................. 3 3 4 CHEM 1412. General Inorganic Chemistry II.............................. 3 3 4 ENGL 1302. Composition II.......................................................... 3 0 3 HIST 1302. United States History II OR HIST 2328. Mexican-American History II................................. 3 0 3 Creative Arts Core Elective.................................................................. 3 0 3 THIRD SEMESTER Biology Elective (BIOL 2306/2106, 2416, 2421 or 2428)...................... 3 3 4 CHEM 2323/2123. Organic Chemistry I................................................ 3 4 4 GOVT 2305. Federal Government: Federal Constitution and Topics........................... 3 0 3 Language, Philosophy, and Culture Core Elective............................ 3 0 3 FOURTH SEMESTER Biology Elective (BIOL 2306/2106, 2416, 2421 or 2428)...................... 3 3 4 CHEM 2325/2125. Organic Chemistry II.............................................. 3 4 4 GOVT 2306. Texas Constitution: Texas Constitution and Topics............................... 3 0 3 Social and Behavioral Sciences Core Elective...................................... 3 0 3 Total Suggested Hours 62 Total Semester Hours for Associate Degree 60

Courses in bold type satisfy the Del Mar College Core Curriculum. Minimum degree requirements: For the Associate in Science Degree, 60 hours chosen from the above plan to include the Core Curriculum, eight hours of 2000-level BIOL, and 18 sophomore hours. Students must demonstrate use of basic computer skills through ENGL 1301; CHEM 1411, 1412; BIOL 1406, 1407; or MATH 2342. Students should check specific requirements of the college or university to which they plan to transfer.

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BIOTECHNOLOGY

Department of Natural Sciences.................................................(361) 698-1229

The Biotechnology curriculum is designed to prepare students for a career in the biotechnology industry. There are various careers in the biotechnology industry including but not limited to: biomedical or laboratory technicians, biomaterials specialists, regulatory specialists, bio-manufacturing technicians, clinical research associate, forensic science specialists, environmental health specialists, and agricultural biotechnologists. The program is also designed to provide opportunities for job advancement and retention for individuals currently employed in the field. Coursework will emphasize the basic laboratory skills including sterile techniques, laboratory mathematics, spectrophotometry, flow cytometry, recombinant DNA techniques, electrophoresis, genomics, bioinformatics, polymerase chain reaction, chromatography, protein characterization, ELISA, enzymatic assays, and electrophoresis. CERTIFICATE: BIOTECHNOLOGY LEVEL II (Suggested Occupational Plan)

Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours BIOL 1414. Introduction to Biotechnology I....................3 4 4 112 BIOL 1406. Biological Concepts I: Cellular and Molecular ................................................3 3 4 96 ENGL 1301. Composition I ................................................3 0 3 48 MATH 1314. College Algebra .............................................3 0 3 48 SECOND SEMESTER BIOL 1415. Introduction Biotechnology II.......................3 4 4 112 CHEM 1405. Introductory Chemistry I OR CHEM 1411. General Inorganic Chemistry I ...................3 3 4 96 BITC 1403. Principles of Biochemistry ............................3 4 4 112 SPCH 1315. Fundamentals of Public Speaking..........................................................3 0 3 48 THIRD SEMESTER BITC 2386. Internship - Biology Technician/ Biotechnology Laboratory Technician (Capstone)........................................................0 18 3 288 BITC 2431. Cell Culture Techniques OR BITC 2441. Molecular Biology Techniques OR BITC 2411. Biotechnology Lab Instrumentation.............3 4 4 112 Total Semester Hours for Certificate 36

Courses in bold type meet General Education requirements for Del Mar College. ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE: BIOTECHNOLOGY (Suggested Occupational Plan)

Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours BIOL 1414. Introduction to Biotechnology I..................3 4 4 112 BIOL 1406. Biological Concepts I: Cellular & Molecular.....................................3 3 4 96

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BIOTECHNOLOGY - BUILDING MAINTENANCE ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 48 MATH 1314. College Algebra1.............................................3 0 3 48 KINE 1238. Introduction to Physical Fitness and Sport..........................................................2 1 2 48 SECOND SEMESTER BIOL 1415. Introduction to Biotechnology II...................3 4 4 112 CHEM 1407. Introductory Chemistry II OR CHEM 1412. General Inorganic Chemistry II..................3 3 4 96 BIOL 1407. Biological Concepts II: Evolution, Diversity, Structure, Function and Environment OR BIOL 2401. Human Anatomy and Physiology I............3 3 4 96 THIRD SEMESTER CHEM 1405. Introductory Chemistry I OR CHEM 1411. General Inorganic Chemistry I....................3 3 4 96 BIOL 2416. Genetics OR BIOL 2421. Microbiology....................................................3 3 4 96 Creative Arts OR Language, Philosophy and Culture Core Elective2...........................................................3 0 3 48 FOURTH SEMESTER SPCH 1315. Fundamentals of Public Speaking3............3 0 3 48 BITC 1403. Principles of Biochemistry OR CHEM 2323. Organic Chemistry I AND CHEM 2123. Organic Chemistry Laboratory I...................3 4 4 112 PSYC 2301. General Psychology4......................................3 0 3 48 FIFTH SEMESTER BITC 2441. Molecular Biology Techniques......................3 4 4 112 BITC 2431. Cell Culture Techniques5 OR BITC 2411. Biotechnology Laboratory Instrumentation...............................................3 4 4 112 BITC 2386. Internship - Biology Technician/Biotechnology Laboratory Technician (Capstone)................0 18 3 288 Total Semester Hours for Associate Degree 60 Courses in bold type meet General Education requirements for Del Mar College Associate in Applied Science degrees.

1. Or any college level math from the Core Curriculum list. 2. Select from Creative Arts or Language, Philosophy and Culture section of Core Curriculum list. 3. Students may select another Speech course upon consultation and approval with a full-time biotechnology instructor. 4. May substitute ECON 2301, 2302, or SOCI 1301. 5. Students may take this course at any time after BITC 1414.

Building Maintenance Applied Technology

Department of Industrial Education..........................................(361) 698-1701

ALSO SEE: AIR CONDITIONING APPLIED TECHNOLOGY This program will cover some of the knowledge and skills needed in the areas of electrical, mechanical, and maintenance of physical facilities. It will also cover handling and disposal of hazardous waste. 190


BUILDING MAINTENANCE CERTIFICATE: BUILDING MAINTENANCE APPLIED TECHNOLOGY (Suggested Occupational Plan)

Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours HART 1401. Basic Electricity for HVAC.............................3 2 4 80 HART 1407. Refrigeration Principles..................................3 2 4 80 MAIR 1449. Refrigerators, Freezers, and Window Air Conditioners..............................................3 2 4 80 SECOND SEMESTER HART 1403. A/C Control Principles..................................3 2 4 80 HART 1441. Residential Air Conditioning........................3 2 4 80 HART 1445. Gas and Electric Heating................................3 2 4 80 THIRD SEMESTER MAIR 1341. Domestic Cooking Equipment......................2 3 3 80 MAIR 1345. Dryers, Washers and Dishwashers...............2 3 3 80 COMG 1391. Special Topics in Communications, General..............................................................3 0 3 48 TECM 1301. Industrial Mathematics..................................3 0 3 48 Total Semester Hours for Certificate 36

CERTIFICATE: BUILDING MAINTENANCE APPLIED TECHNOLOGY LEVEL II (Suggested Occupational Plan)

Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours HART 1401. Basic Electricity for HVAC.............................3 2 4 80 HART 1407. Refrigeration Principles..................................3 2 4 80 MAIR 1449. Refrigerators, Freezers, and Window Air Conditioners..............................................3 2 4 80 SECOND SEMESTER HART 1403. A/C Control Principles..................................3 2 4 80 HART 1441. Residential Air Conditioning........................3 2 4 80 HART 1445. Gas and Electric Heating................................3 2 4 80 THIRD SEMESTER MAIR 1341. Domestic Cooking Equipment......................2 3 3 80 MAIR 1345. Dryers, Washers and Dishwashers...............2 3 3 80 COMG 1391. Special Topics in Communications, General..............................................................3 0 3 48 TECM 1301. Industrial Mathematics..................................3 0 3 48 FOURTH SEMESTER HART 2301. Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Codes.3 0 3 48 HART 2331. Advanced Electricity for HVAC....................3 0 3 48 HART 2334. Advanced Air Conditioning Controls..........3 1 3 64 HART 1351. Energy Management.......................................3 1 3 64 CBFM 2317. Mechanical Maintenance...............................3 0 3 48 Total Semester Hours for Certificate 51

ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE: BUILDING MAINTENANCE APPLIED TECHNOLOGY (Suggested Occupational Plan)

Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours HART 1401. Basic Electricity for HVAC.............................3 2 4 80

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BUILDING MAINTENANCE - BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION HART 1407. Refrigeration Principles..................................3 MAIR 1449. Refrigerators, Freezers, and Window Air Conditioners..............................................3 SECOND SEMESTER HART 1403. A/C Control Principles..................................3 HART 1441. Residential Air Conditioning........................3 HART 1445. Gas and Electric Heating................................3 THIRD SEMESTER MAIR 1341. Domestic Cooking Equipment......................2 MAIR 1345. Dryers, Washers and Dishwashers...............2 HART 2301. Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Codes.3 HART 2331. Advanced Electricity for HVAC....................3 FOURTH SEMESTER HART 2334. Advanced Air Conditioning Controls..........3 HART 1351. Energy Management.......................................3 CBFM 2317. Mechanical Maintenance...............................3 ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 FIFTH SEMESTER Mathematics OR Life and Physical Science Core Elective....3 Creative Arts OR Language, Philosophy, and Culture Core Elective..................3 Communications (SPCH) Core Elective....................................3 American History, Government/Political Science OR Social and Behavioral Sciences Core Elective..........................3 Total Semester Hours for Associate Degree

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Business Administration

Department of Business Administration....................................(361) 698-1372 The curriculum prepares students to transfer into four-year bachelor degree programs with majors in Business Administration at upper level universities. The Core Curriculum and the business Field of Study components ensure transfer of specific courses as directed by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. Upon completing this associate degree, students transfer to prepare for careers in business disciplines such as general business, accounting, marketing, management, economics, or finance. ASSOCIATE IN ARTS DEGREE: BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (Suggested Transfer Plan) NOTE: This degree is also offered as an online program.

Sem. FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 BUSI 1301. Business Principles..........................................3 0 3 Communications (SPCH) Core Elective....................................3 0 3 American History Core Elective..................................................3 0 3 MATH 1314. College Algebra OR

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BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION - CHEMICAL LABORATORY MATH 1324. Mathematics for Business and Social Sciences I.........................................................3 0 3 SECOND SEMESTER ENGL 1302. Composition II................................................3 0 3 MATH 1325. Mathematics for Business and Social Sciences II........................................................3 0 3 ECON 2301. Principles of Macroeconomics.....................3 0 3 American History Core Elective..................................................3 0 3 Social and Behavioral Sciences Elective....................................3 0 3 THIRD SEMESTER Language, Philosophy, and Culture Core Elective..................3 0 3 ACCT 2301. Principles of Financial Accounting...............3 0 3 GOVT 2305. Federal Government: Federal Constitution and Topics................................3 0 3 ECON 2302. Principles of Microeconomics.....................3 0 3 Life and Physical Sciences Core Elective .................................3 0 3 FOURTH SEMESTER ACCT 2302. Principles of Managerial Accounting ..........3 0 3 BUSI 2301. Business Law...................................................3 0 3 GOVT 2306. Texas Government: Texas Constitution and Topics................................3 0 3 Creative Arts Core Elective..........................................................3 0 3 Life and Physical Sciences Core Elective .................................3 0 3 Total Semester Hours for Associate Degree 60

Courses in bold type satisfy Del Mar College Core Curriculum. Students should check specific requirements of the college or university to which they plan to transfer.

Chemical Laboratory Technology

Department of Technology Education........................................(361) 698-1701

ALSO SEE: PROCESS TECHNOLOGY This program is designed to prepare students for a career in the Chemical Process Industry (CPI) or related chemical laboratory-related careers. The program includes a strong background in the appropriate core subdisciplines of chemistry; laboratory training using state-of-the-art instruments, materials and techniques employed in the chemical industry; appropriate safety training; problem-solving skills, including statistical analysis of data; the skills and understanding necessary to work effectively as part of a team; effective oral and written communication skills and proper record keeping techniques. ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE: ENVIRONMENTAL/PETROCHEMICAL LAB TECHNOLOGY (Suggested Occupational Plan)

. Sem Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours CTEC 1113. Introduction to Chemical Technology..........1 0 1 16 †CHEM 1411. General Inorganic Chemistry I OR............3 4 4 112 SCIT 1414. Applied General Chemistry I AND.............3 4 4 112 CTEC 1205. Chemical Calculations I.................................1 2 2 48

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CHEMICAL LABORATORY TECHNOLOGY †MATH 1314. College Algebra..............................................3 0 3 48 CPMT 2333. Computer Integration OR..............................1 6 3 112 BCIS 1305. Business Computer Applications.................2 4 3 96 PTAC 1308. Safety, Health, and Environment I................3 0 3 48 SECOND SEMESTER †CHEM 1412. General Inorganic Chemistry II OR...........3 4 4 112 SCIT 1415. Applied General Chemistry II and...............3 4 4 112 CTEC 1206. Chemical Calculations II................................1 2 2 48 SCIT 1543. Applied Analytical Chemistry I....................3 6 5 144 †ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 48 †American History, Government/Political Science, or Social/Behavioral Science Core Elective....................................3 0 3 48 THIRD SEMESTER CTEC 1441. Applied Instrumental Analysis I..................3 4 4 112 SCIT 2401. Applied Organic Chemistry I........................3 4 4 112 EPCT 1205. Environmental Regulations Overview........2 0 2 32 †Oral Communication Core Elective..........................................3 0 3 48 †Creative Arts or Language, Philosophy, and Culture Core Elective.............................................................3 0 3 48 FOURTH SEMESTER . CTEC 2431. Applied Instrumental Analysis II.................3 4 4 112 CTEC 1349. Environmental Chemistry ............................2 3 3 80 PTAC 1354. Industrial Processes........................................2 3 3 80 CTEC 2286. Internship OR..................................................1 8 2 128 CTEC 2333. Comprehensive Studies on Chemical Technology (Capstone)...................................1 8 3 48 SCIT 1318. Applied Physics or †*Physics Elective .......2 4 3 96 Total Semester Hours for Associate Degree: 60 †Core Elective *PHYS 1305, 1310 or 1401

Courses in bold type meet General Education requirements for Del Mar College Associate in Applied Science degrees. ENHANCED SKILLS CERTIFICATE: ENVIRONMENTAL/PETROCHEMICAL LAB TECHNOLOGY

Sem. Lec. Lab Hrs. PTAC 2314. Principles of Quality.......................................3 0 3 PTAC 2348. Safety, Health and Environment II...............3 0 3 OSHT 1313. Accident Prevention, Inspection and Investigation.............................................3 0 3 Total Semester Hours for Certificate 9

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CHEMISTRY

Chemistry

Department of Natural Sciences ................................................(361) 698-1229 ASSOCIATE IN SCIENCE DEGREE: CHEMISTRY (Suggested Transfer Plan)

. Sem. FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. CHEM 1411. General Inorganic Chemistry I....................3 3 4 MATH 1314. College Algebra..............................................3 0 3 ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 HIST 1301. United States History I OR HIST 2327. Mexican-American History..........................3 0 3 Creative Arts Elective Core Elective...........................................3 0 3 SECOND SEMESTER CHEM 1412. General Inorganic Chemistry II..................3 3 4 MATH 1316. PIane Trigonometry.......................................3 0 3 ENGL 1302. Composition II................................................3 0 3 HIST 1302. United History States History II OR HIST 2328. Mexican-American History II......................3 0 3 Communications (SPCH) Core Elective ...................................3 0 3 THIRD SEMESTER CHEM 2323/2123. Organic Chemistry I......................................3 4 4 MATH 2413. Calculus I..........................................................4 0 4 GOVT 2305. Federal Government: Federal Constitution and Topics........................................................3 0 3 Language, Philosophy and Culture Core Elective..................3 0 3 FOURTH SEMESTER CHEM 2325/2125. Organic Chemistry II....................................3 4 4 Mathematics or Science Elective...................................................4 GOVT 2306. Texas Government: Texas Constitution and Topics........................................................3 0 3 Social and Behavioral Sciences Core Elective*........................3 0 3 Total Semester Hours for Associate Degree 60

Courses in bold type satisfy the Del Mar College Core Curriculum. Minimum degree requirements: For the Associate in Science Degree, 60 hours chosen from the above plan to include the Core Curriculum; MATH 2413, CHEM 2323/2123, and CHEM 2325/2125; 18 sophomore hours.

*Choices include PHYS 1401, 1402, 2425, 2426, BIOL 2416, 2421, 2428, MATH 2414 or 2415. Students should check specific requirements of the college or university to which they plan to transfer. See advisor for assistance.

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CHEMISTRY ASSOCIATE IN SCIENCE DEGREE: CHEMISTRY WITH EMPHASIS IN CHEMICAL ENGINEERING 2+2 Transfer Plan to Texas A&M University-Kingsville

. Sem. FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. MATH 2413. Calculus I ........................................................4 0 4 CHEM 1411. General Inorganic Chemistry I....................3 3 4 ENGL 1301. Composition I ................................................3 0 3 HIST 1301. United States History I..................................3 0 3 SECOND SEMESTER MATH 2414. Calculus II .......................................................4 0 4 CHEM 1412. General Inorganic Chemistry II .................3 3 4 PHYS 2425. University Physics I ......................................3 3 4 Creative Arts Core Elective .........................................................3 0 3 THIRD SEMESTER MATH 2415. Calculus III ......................................................4 0 4 ENGR 2333. Elementary Chemical Engineering ..............3 0 3 GOVT 2305. Federal Government: Federal Constitution and Topics ................3 0 3 Social and Behavioral Sciences Core Elective .........................3 0 3 Communications (SPCH) Core Elective....................................2 3 3 FOURTH SEMESTER ENGL 1302. Composition II ...............................................3 0 3 HIST 1302. United States History II ...............................3 0 3 ENGR 2334. Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics I..........................................3 0 3 GOVT 2306. Texas Government: Texas Constitution and Topics ....................3 0 3 Language, Philosophy, and Culture Core Elective .................3 0 3 Total Semester Hours for Associate Degree 60 Courses in bold type satisfy Del Mar College Core Curriculum. This plan does not fit Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering programs at all universities. Students must check specific requirements of the college or university to which they plan to transfer.

ASSOCIATE IN SCIENCE DEGREE: CHEMISTRY WITH EMPHASIS IN NATURAL GAS ENGINEERING 2+2 Transfer Plan to Texas A&M University-Kingsville

. Sem. FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. MATH 2413. Calculus I.........................................................4 0 4 CHEM 1411. General Inorganic Chemistry I....................3 3 4 ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 HIST 1301. United States History I..................................3 0 3 SECOND SEMESTER MATH 2414. Calculus II........................................................4 0 4 CHEM 1412. General Inorganic Chemistry II..................3 3 4 Creative Arts Core Elective .........................................................3 0 3 PHYS 2425. University Physics I ......................................3 3 4

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CHEMISTRY - CHILD DEVELOPMENT/EARLY CHILDHOOD THIRD SEMESTER ENGR 2304. Programming for Engineers .........................2 3 3 ENGR 2333. Elementary Chemical Engineering ..............3 0 3 GOVT 2305. Federal Government: Federal Constitution and Topics ................3 0 3 Social and Behavioral Sciences Core Elective .........................3 0 3 Communications (SPCH) Core Elective....................................2 3 3 FOURTH SEMESTER GEOL 1303. Physical Geology.............................................3 0 3 GEOL 1103. Physical Geology Lab.....................................0 3 1 GOVT 2306. Texas Government: Texas Constitution and Topics.....................3 0 3 ENGL 1302. Composition II ...............................................3 0 3 HIST 1302. United States History II ...............................3 0 3 Language, Philosophy, and Culture Core Elective .................3 0 3 Total Semester Hours for Associate Degree 60 Courses in bold type satisfy Del Mar College Core Curriculum. This plan does not fit Bachelor of Science in Natural Gas Engineering programs at all universities. Students must check specific requirements of the college or university to which they plan to transfer.

Child Development/Early Childhood

Department of Human Sciences and Education.........................(361) 698-2809

The Child Development/Early Childhood curriculum is designed to prepare an individual to educate and care for young children from birth through age 12. The program is designed to provide performance-based training in the skills needed to be a competent teacher or administrator in child care centers, preschool programs, family day homes, Head Start programs, or other early childhood programs. As part of the training, students are required to work directly with young children in the model laboratory on campus and in community early childhood programs. Students must demonstrate performance skills which meet the specific needs of children and work with parents and other adults to nurture children’s physical, social, emotional, and intellectual growth. Prior to field site placement, students are required to have a criminal history check, record of a negative TB test, and a food handler’s card. Students have a choice of two AAS degrees or two certificate plans. • Certificate: Child Development/Early Childhood Level II • Certificate: Child Development/Early Childhood Administrator Level II • AAS: Child Development/Early Childhood • AAS: Child Development/Early Childhood Education Assistant Students should check specific requirements of the college or university to which they plan to transfer. A minimum grade of “C” is required for all CDEC students in their major field.

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CHILD DEVELOPMENT/EARLY CHILDHOOD CERTIFICATE: CHILD DEVELOPMENT/EARLY CHILDHOOD LEVEL II (Suggested Occupational Plan)

Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 48 TECA 1311. Educating Young Children ...........................3 1 3 64 TECA 1318. Wellness of the Young Child..........................3 1 3 64 CDEC 1313. Curriculum Resources for Early Childhood Programs............................3 1 3 64 CDEC 1223. Observation and Assessment........................2 1 2 48 SECOND SEMESTER CDEC 1319. Child Guidance...............................................3 1 3 64 TECA 1354. Child Growth and Development..................3 0 3 48 CDEC 1356. Emergent Literacy for Early Childhood......3 0 3 48 CDEC 1358. Creative Arts for Early Childhood...............3 0 3 48 CDEC 2287. Internship I: Child Care Provider/Assistant.........................................0 8 2 128 THIRD SEMESTER CDEC 2288. Internship II (Capstone).................................0 8 2 128 TECA 1303. Family, School and the Community.............3 1 3 64 CDEC 2307. Math and Science for Early Childhood .......3 0 3 48 Total Semester Hours for Certificate 36

Courses in bold type meet General Education requirements for Del Mar College. ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE: CHILD DEVELOPMENT/EARLY CHILDHOOD (Suggested Occupational Plan)

Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 48 TECA 1311. Educating Young Children............................3 1 3 64 TECA 1318. Wellness of the Young Child..........................3 1 3 64 CDEC 1313. Curriculum Resources for Early Childhood Programs......................................3 1 3 64 CDEC 1223. Observation and Assessment........................2 1 2 48 SECOND SEMESTER CDEC 2307. Math and Science for Early Childhood........3 0 3 48 CDEC 1319. Child Guidance...............................................3 1 3 64 CDEC 1356. Emergent Literacy for Early Childhood......3 0 3 48 CDEC 2287. Internship I: Child Care Provider/Assistant.........................................0 8 2 128 Computer Elective .........................................................................3 0 3 48 THIRD SEMESTER Language, Philosophy and Culture OR Creative Arts Elective....................................................................3 0 3 48 FOURTH SEMESTER Mathematics or Natural Science Core Elective........................3 0 3 48 Speech 1311 or 1315 .......................................................................3 0 3 48 TECA 1354. Child Growth and Development..................3 0 3 48 CDEC 1358. Creative Arts for Early Childhood...............3 0 3 48 Approved Elective*.........................................................................3 0 3 48

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CHILD DEVELOPMENT/EARLY CHILDHOOD FIFTH SEMESTER Social/Behavioral Science Core Elective**................................3 0 3 48 CDEC 1359. Children with Special Needs.........................3 1 3 64 TECA 1303. Family, School and the Community.............3 1 3 64 CDEC 2288. Internship II- Child Care Provider/Assistant (Capstone).....................0 8 2 128 Choose One: CDEC 2326. Administration of Programs for Children I OR CDEC 2328. Administration of Programs for Children II........................................................3 1 3 64 Total Semester Hours for Associate Degree 60

Courses in bold type meet General Education requirements for Del Mar College Associate in Applied Science degrees. *Approved Electives: KINE 1304, 1306, SLNG 1317, CDEC 1321, 1394, 1396, 2341, 2326 or 2328 (if not previously taken) ** PSYC 2301, SOCI 1301, 1306, 2301 or 2319 CERTIFICATE: CHILD DEVELOPMENT/EARLY CHILDHOOD ADMINISTRATOR LEVEL II (Suggested Occupational Plan)

Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 48 TECA 1311. Educating Young Children............................3 1 3 64 CDEC 1313. Curriculum Resources for Early Childhood Programs............................3 1 3 64 CDEC 2326. Administration of Programs for Children I...................................................3 1 3 64 CDEC 1223. Observation and Assessment........................2 1 2 48

SECOND SEMESTER

CDEC 2328. Administration of Programs for Children II..................................................3 1 3 64 TECA 1318. Wellness of the Young Child..........................3 1 3 64 CDEC 2287. Internship I: Child Care Provider/Assistant.........................................0 8 2 128 Choose two (2) of the following: CDEC 1356. Emergent Literacy for Early Childhood......3 0 3 48 CDEC 1358. Creative Arts for Early Childhood...............3 0 3 48 CDEC 2307 . Math and Science for Early Childhood........3 0 3 48

THIRD SEMESTER CDEC 2288. TECA 1354. TECA 1303.

Internship II- Child Care Provider/Assistant (Capstone).....................0 8 2 128 Child Growth and Development..................3 0 3 48 Family, School and the Community.............3 1 3 64 Total Semester Hours for Certificate

36

Courses in bold type meet General Education requirements for Del Mar College.

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CHILD DEVELOPMENT/EARLY CHILDHOOD - CISCO CERTIFICATION ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE: CHILD DEVELOPMENT/EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION ASSISTANT (Suggested Occupational Plan)

Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 48 American History Core Elective..................................................3 0 3 48 TECA 1303. Family, School and the Community.............3 1 3 64 TECA 1318. Wellness of the Young Child..........................3 1 3 64 CDEC 1223. Observation and Assessment........................2 1 2 48 SECOND SEMESTER Computer Elective..........................................................................3 1 3 64 SPCH 1311. Introduction to Speech Communication OR SPCH 1315. Fundamentals of Public Speaking..............3 0 3 48 TECA 1311. Educating Young Children............................3 1 3 64 CDEC 1356. Emergent Literacy for Early Childhood......3 0 3 48 CDEC 2307. Math and Science for Early Childhood........3 0 3 48 THIRD SEMESTER Social/Behavioral Science Core Elective*..................................3 0 3 48 FOURTH SEMESTER GOVT 2305. Federal Government: Federal Constitution and Topics.................3 0 3 48 EDUC 1301. Introduction to the Teaching Profession......3 1 3 64 TECA 1354. Child Growth and Development..................3 0 3 48 CDEC 1319. Child Guidance...............................................3 1 3 64 CDEC 2287. Internship I: Child Care Provider/Assistant.........................................0 8 2 128 FIFTH SEMESTER GOVT 2306. Texas Government: Texas Constitution and Topics.....................3 0 3 48 Creative Arts OR Language, Philosophy, and Culture Core Elective..................3 0 3 48 Mathematics OR Life and Physical Sciences Core Elective..................................3 0 3 48 CDEC 1359. Children with Special Needs.........................3 1 3 64 CDEC 2288. Internship II- Child Care Provider/Assistant (Capstone).....................0 8 2 128 Total Semester Hours for Associate Degree 60

Courses in bold type meet General Education requirements for Del Mar College Associate in Applied Science degrees. ** PSYC 2301, SOCI 1301, 1306, 2301 or 2319

Chiropractic

PRE-CHIROPRACTIC – SEE: PRE-PROFESSIONAL HEALTH

Cisco Certification

SEE: NETWORKING ADMINISTRATION

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CNC - COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS

CNC (Computerized Numerical Control)

SEE: INDUSTRIAL MACHINING APPLIED TECHNOLOGY

College for Kids (Kids Camps)

SEE: CONTINUING EDUCATION AND NONCREDIT PROGRAMS

Computed Tomography

SEE: RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGY

Computer Information Systems

Department of Computer Science, Engineering and Advanced Technology................................................................ (361) 698-1299

ALSO SEE: ENGINEERING DIGITAL MEDIA/INTERNET DEVELOPER GEOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION SYSTEMS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY INTERACTIVE GAME TECHNOLOGY AND SIMULATION NETWORKING ADMINISTRATION PROFESSIONAL ELECTRONICS CONTINUING EDUCATION AND NONCREDIT PROGRAMS – COMPUTER TRAINING ASSOCIATE IN SCIENCE DEGREE: COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS (Suggested Transfer Plan)

Sem. FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. COSC 1436. Programming Fundamentals I......................3 3 4 MATH 2413. Calculus I.........................................................4 0 4 ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 HIST 1301. United States History I..................................3 0 3 SECOND SEMESTER COSC 1437. Programming Fundamentals II.....................3 3 4 ITSE 2309. Database Programming..................................2 3 3 MATH 2342. Statistical Methods and Probability...........3 0 3 ENGL 1302. Composition II................................................3 0 3 HIST 1302. United States History II................................3 0 3 THIRD SEMESTER ITSE 2445. Data Structures................................................3 3 4 COSC 2325. Computer Organization and Machine Language..........................................2 3 3 GOVT 2305. Federal Government: Federal Constitution and Topics................................3 0 3 Language, Philosophy and Culture Core Elective...................3 0 3

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COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS Life and Physical Sciences Core Elective..................................3 0 3 FOURTH SEMESTER GOVT 2306. Texas Government: Texas Constitution and Topics.....................3 0 3 ECON 2301. Principles of Macroeconomics.....................3 0 3 Creative Arts Core Elective..........................................................3 0 3 Life and Physical Sciences Core Elective..................................3 3 4 Total Semester Hours for Associate Degree 60 Courses in bold type satisfy Del Mar College Core Curriculum.

This degree does not meet the 42 semester credit hour core requirement for associate degrees. Students should demonstrate basic computer skills. Consult an advisor for appropriate courses. Students should check specific requirements of the college or university to which they plan to transfer.

ASSOCIATE IN SCIENCE DEGREE: COMPUTER PROGRAMMING (Suggested Transfer Plan)

Sem. FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. COSC 1436. Programming Fundamentals I......................3 3 4 MATH 2413. Calculus I.........................................................4 0 4 ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 HIST 1301. United States History I..................................3 0 3 SECOND SEMESTER ITSE 2309. Database Programming..................................2 3 3 COSC 2436. Programming Fundamentals II.....................3 3 4 MATH 2414. Calculus II.......................................................4 0 4 HIST 1302. United States History II................................3 0 3 THIRD SEMESTER Creative Arts Core Elective..........................................................3 0 3 ITSE 2445. Data Structures................................................3 3 4 MATH 2320. Differential Equations.....................................3 0 3 GOVT 2305. Federal Government: Federal Constitution and Topics.................3 0 3 Language, Philosophy, and Culture Core Elective..................3 0 3 FOURTH SEMESTER Life and Physical Sciences Core Elective..................................3 3 4 COSC 2325. Computer Organization and Machine Language..........................................................2 3 3 SPCH 1315. Fundamentals of Public Speaking..............3 0 3 GOVT 2306. Texas Government: Texas Constitution and Topics.....................3 0 3 ECON 2301. Principles of Macroeconomics.....................3 0 3 Total Semester Hours for Associate Degree 60

Courses in bold type satisfy Del Mar College Core Curriculum. Students should demonstrate basic computer skills. Consult an advisor for appropriate courses.

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COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS Students should check specific requirements of the college or university to which they plan to transfer. MARKETABLE SKILLS ACHIEVEMENT AWARD Computer Information Systems-Foundation (Suggested Occupational Plan)

Sem. Clock Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours ITSC 1191. Special Topics in Computer Information Sciences - General ....................1 0 1 16 ITSC 1301. Introduction to Computers.…………………3 1 3 64 ITSC 1305. Introduction to PC Operating Systems……2 3 3 96 ITSC 1325. Personal Computer Hardware.…………….2 4 3 96 ITSE 1329. Programming Logic and Design.…………..2 3 3 80 Total Semester Hours for Certificate 13

COMPUTER PROGRAMMING SPECIALIZATION The Computer Programming Specialization curriculum offers the student the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to function as a computer programmer at the entry level. “Hands on” experience with emphasis on structured programming and systems design is provided. The Computer Programming Specialization offers the student the option to gain a specialty in database, Objectoriented robotics or gaming simulation. Students are strongly advised to contact a Computer Science and Information Technology programming advisor. CERTIFICATE: COMPUTER PROGRAMMING LEVEL II (Suggested Occupational Plan) There is a limit on the number of certificates which may be earned by a student. Check with the Department of Computer Science, Engineering and Advanced Technology for allowable combinations of certificates and AAS degrees.

Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours ITSC 1301. Introduction to Computers............................3 1 3 64 COSC 1309. Logic Design....................................................2 3 3 80 ITSC 1305. Introduction to PC Operating Systems........2 4 3 96 ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 48 SECOND SEMESTER . ITSE 1402. Computer Programming OR COSC 1436. Programming Fundamentals I......................3 3 4 96 Intermediate Programming Elective*...........................................3 3 4 96 ITSW 1307. Introduction to Database................................2 2 3 64 ENGL 1302. Composition II................................................3 0 3 48 THIRD SEMESTER ITSE 1432. Introduction to Visual Basic.Net Programming...................................................3 Total Semester Hours for Certificate

3

4 30

96

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COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS *GAME 1304, ITSE 1492 (Special Topics) or other pre-approved programming course. Courses in bold type meet General Education requirements for Del Mar College. * Bridge Courses ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE: COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS Computer Programming Emphasis (Suggested Occupational Plan)

Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours ITSC 1301. Introduction to Computers OR COSC 1301. Introduction to Computing...........................3 1 3 64 COSC 1309. Logic Design....................................................2 3 3 80 ITSC 1305. Introduction to PC Operating Systems........2 4 3 96 ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 48 SECOND SEMESTER ITSE 1402. Computer Programming OR COSC 1436. Programming Fundamentals I......................3 3 4 96 Intermediate Programming Elective*...........................................3 3 4 96 THIRD SEMESTER ITSE 1432. Introduction to Visual Basic. Net Programming...........................................3 3 4 96 ITSE 2309. Database Programming................................2 3 3 96 SPCH 1315. Fundamentals of Public Speaking OR SPCH 1321. Business and Professional Communications............................................3 0 3 48 MATH 1314. College Algebra..............................................3 0 3 48 FOURTH SEMESTER ITSE 2431. Advanced C++ Programming OR COSC 1437. Programming Fundamentals II.....................3 3 4 96 ITSE 1350. Systems Analysis and Design........................2 4 3 96 Intermediate/Advanced Programming Elective**....................3 3 4 96 Creative Arts OR Language, Philosophy and Culture Core Elective...................3 0 3 48 FIFTH SEMESTER ITSE 2445. Data Structures OR COSC 2436. Programming Fundamentals III...................3 3 4 96 Advanced Programming Elective.................................................3 3 4 96 ITSC 2286. Internship - Computer and Information Science, General (Capstone)..........................0 10 2 160 ECON 2301. Principles of Macroeconomics.....................3 0 3 48 Total Semester Hours for Associate Degree 60

*Database Emphasis: ITSE 1447, 2417, other pre-approved programming course. Database Emphasis: ITSE 2309, 2447, other pre-approved programming course. Game Emphasis: GAME 1304, ITSE 1447, other pre-approved programming course. Robotics Emphasis: ITSE 1492 (Special Topics), ITSE 2417, other preapproved programming course. **Object-oriented Emphasis: ITSE 1447 AND ITSE 2437 or COSC 2425, or other pre-approved programming course. Database Emphasis: ITSE 2447 AND ITSE 1447 or ITSE 2437 or COSC 2425, or other pre-approved programming course. 204


COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS - CONTINUING EDUCATION Game Emphasis: COSC 2430 or other pre-approved programming course. Robotics Emphasis: ITSE 1492 (Special Topics) AND ITSE 2437 or COSC 2425, or other pre-approved programming course. Courses in bold type meet General Education requirements for Del Mar College Associate in Applied Science degrees.

Construction Technology Specialization SEE: ARCHITECTURE/DRAFTING TECHNOLOGY

Continuing Education and Workforce Programs

Career and Community Education.................................................(361) 698-2122

The Career and Community Education offers a comprehensive range of courses to meet the community’s educational and personal enrichment needs. The office is committed to providing educational opportunities in various tracks and providing enrichment for all citizens. The following is just a portion of what Career and Community Education provides: • Art • Business Technology • Career Training • Children and Youth • Computer Training • GED Instruction • Health Care • Industrial/Building Trades including HVAC and Machining • Mexican-American Studies • Personal Enrichment • Welding

The Office of Corporate Services.....................................................(361) 698-2408 Corporate Services offers a wide range of programs to build and enhance a skilled workforce. The office works with companies and organizations in the Del Mar College service area to help companies improve performance, retain personnel and become more competitive. Some of their services include: • • • •

Assessment and Consulting Customized Training - individual classes and entire training programs Workforce Skills Awards Transportation Training

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COOKING - COSMETOLOGY

Cooking

SEE: CULINARY ARTS

Cosmetology

Department of Human Sciences and Education.........................(361) 698-2809

The Cosmetology program trains the student in all phases of cosmetology. The Cosmetology program is under the curriculum guidelines of the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation. The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation also offers the student an opportunity to become a shampoo tech by using their duplicate student permit that is registered with the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulations, allowing Del Mar College to have a partnership with business salon owners. Upon successful completion of the cosmetology courses, the student will earn a certificate from Del Mar College and will be eligible to take a written and practical exam given by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation. A Cosmetology Advisory Committee assists the college officials in the implementation of the program curriculum and job entry level needs in the industry. Students must complete all required Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation practical skills and 1500 clock hours in three semesters. Students entering the Cosmetology Certificate Program must comply with the sequential order of course listing. CERTIFICATE: COSMETOLOGY (Suggested Occupational Plan)

Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours CSME 1443. Manicuring and Related Theory...................2 8 4 160 CSME 1405. Fundamentals of Cosmetology.....................2 8 4 160 CSME 1310. Introduction to Haircutting Related Theory................................................1 8 3 144 CSME 1244. Introduction to Salon Development.............1 3 2 64 SECOND SEMESTER CSME 1248. Principles of Skin Care...................................1 4 2 80 CSME 1354. Artistry of Hair Design I................................1 8 3 144 CSME 1453. Chemical Reformation and Related Theory.........................................2 8 4 160 CSME 2401. The Principles of Hair Coloring and Related Theory.........................................2 8 4 160 THIRD SEMESTER CSME 2439. Advanced Hair Design...................................2 CSME 2310. Advanced Haircutting and Related Theory.........................................1 CSME 2337. Advanced Cosmetology Techniques............2 CSME 2441. Preparation for the State Licensing Examination (Capstone).................................2 Total Semester Hours for Certificate

206

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Court Reporting

COURT REPORTING

Department of Business Administration....................................(361) 698-1372

The Court Reporting curriculum is designed to offer education and skills to prepare the student to pass the Certified Shorthand Reporting (CSR) Examination of Texas and the National Registered Professional Reporter (RPR) Examination. In addition to the general admission requirements of the College, keyboarding proficiency of 35 words per minute on a five-minute timing with at least 95 percent accuracy is recommended. Grade requirements in all Court Reporting course work must be met to fulfill graduation requirements. CERTIFICATE: COURT REPORTING LEVEL II (Suggested Occupational Plan)

Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours CRTR 1304. Machine Shorthand I......................................2 4 3 96 CRTR 1308. Realtime Court Reporting I...........................2 4 3 96 SECOND SEMESTER CRTR 1207. Machine Shorthand Speedbuilding..............1 4 2 80 CRTR 1210. Realtime Court Reporting II..........................1 4 2 80 CRTR 2215. Court Reporting and Office Procedures......2 1 2 48 THIRD SEMESTER CRTR 1257. Literary/Jury Charge Dictation I .................1 4 2 80 CRTR 2218. Testimony Dictation I.....................................1 4 2 80 CRTR 2301. Intermediate Machine Shorthand.................2 4 3 96 CRTR 2310. Realtime Court Reporting III ........................2 4 3 96 FOURTH SEMESTER CRTR 2303. Advanced Machine Shorthand.....................2 4 3 96 CRTR 2337. Realtime Court Reporting IV.........................2 4 3 96 CRTR 2319. Testimony Dictation II ...................................2 4 3 96 CRTR 1359. Literary/Jury Charge Dictation II................2 4 3 96 FIFTH SEMESTER CRTR 2259. Courtroom Procedures...................................2 1 2 48 CRTR 2435. Accelerated Machine Shorthand...................3 4 4 112 CRTR 2331. Certified Shorthand Reporter (CSR) and Registered Professional Reporter (RPR)......2 4 3 96 CRTR 2186. Internship-Court Reporting/ Court Reporter (Capstone)............................0 6 1 96 CRTR 1191. Special Topics in Court Reporting/ Court Reporter.................................................1 0 1 16 Total Semester Hours for Certificate 45

CERTIFICATE: INFORMATION REPORTING/SCOPING (Suggested Occupational Plan)

Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours CRTR 1304. Machine Shorthand I .................................... 2 4 3 96 CRTR 1308. Realtime Court Reporting I.......................... 2 4 3 96 SECOND SEMESTER CRTR 1207. Machine Shorthand Speedbuilding............. 1 4 2 80

207


COURT REPORTING CRTR 1210. Realtime Court Reporting II......................... 1 CRTR 2215. Court Reporting and Office Procedures......2 THIRD SEMESTER CRTR 1257. Literary/Jury Charge Dictation I................. 1 CRTR 2218. Testimony Dictation I.................................... 1 CRTR 2301. Intermediate Machine Shorthand................ 2 CRTR 2310. Realtime Court Reporting III........................ 2 Total Semester Hours for Certificate

4 1

2 2

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2 2 3 3 22

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Students who pass the complete Texas Certified Shorthand Reporting Examination during their time as students may have the additional machine shorthand class or classes waived; graduation requirements must be met. ENHANCED SKILLS CERTIFICATE: Judicial Realtime/CART/Captioning

Sem. Clock Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours CRTR 1201. Introduction to Captioning/CART..............2 1 2 48 CRTR 1241. Captioning Technology I ...............................1 4 2 80 CRTR 1348. Captioning Speed Building ..........................2 4 3 96 CRTR 1242. Captioning Technology II..............................1 4 2 80 CRTR 2343. Simulated Courtroom Proceedings (Capstone)........................................................2 4 3 96 Total Semester Hours for Certificate 12

ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE: COURT REPORTING (Suggested Occupational Plan)

Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours CRTR 1304. Machine Shorthand I .....................................2 4 3 96 CRTR 1308. Realtime Court Reporting I...........................2 4 3 96 ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 48 American History, Government/Political Science, OR Social and Behavioral Sciences Core Elective .........................3 0 3 48 SECOND SEMESTER CRTR 1207. Machine Shorthand Speedbuilding..............1 4 2 80 CRTR 1210. Realtime Court Reporting II..........................1 4 2 80 Mathematics/Life and Physical Sciences Core Elective..........3 0 3 48 Communications (SPCH) Core Elective ................................3 0 3 48 Creative Arts OR Language, Philosophy, and Culture Core Elective..................3 0 3 48 THIRD SEMESTER CRTR 1257. Literary/Jury Charge Dictation I..................1 4 2 80 CRTR 2218. Testimony Dictation I.....................................1 4 2 80 CRTR 2301. Intermediate Machine Shorthand.................2 4 3 96 CRTR 2310. Realtime Court Reporting III.........................2 4 3 96 CRTR 2215. Court Reporting and Office Procedures......2 1 2 48 FOURTH SEMESTER CRTR 2303. Advanced Machine Shorthand.....................2 4 3 96 CRTR 2337. Realtime Court Reporting IV.........................2 4 3 96

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COURT REPORTING - CRIMINAL JUSTICE CRTR 2319. Testimony Dictation II....................................2 CRTR 1359. Literary/Jury Charge Dictation II................2 FIFTH SEMESTER CRTR 2259. Courtroom Procedures...................................2 CRTR 2435. Accelerated Machine Shorthand...................3 CRTR 2331. Certified Shorthand Reporter (CSR) and Registered Professional Reporter (RPR).2 CRTR 2186. Internship, Court Reporting/ Court Reporter (Capstone)........................... 0 CRTR 1191. Special Topics in Court Reporting/ Court Reporter................................................ 1 Total Semester Hours for Associate Degree

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Courses in bold type meet General Education requirements for Del Mar College Associate in Applied Science degrees. Students who pass the complete Texas Certified Shorthand Reporting Examination during their time as students may have the additional machine shorthand class or classes waived; graduation requirements must be met.

Criminal Justice

Department of Public Safety Education.....................................(361) 698-1724

The purpose of the Criminal Justice program is twofold: (1) to offer educational opportunities to the student who intends to seek employment in the field of criminal justice, including both law enforcement and corrections, upon completion of the associate degree; (2) to offer the transfer student the equivalent of the first two years in a bachelor’s degree program at a university. To fulfill senior college requirements, the student should consult an advisor. ASSOCIATE IN ARTS DEGREE: CRIMINAL JUSTICE NOTE: This degree is also offered as an online program.

Sem. FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. CRIJ 1301. Introduction to Criminal Justice...................3 0 3 CRIJ 1306. Court Systems and Practices.........................3 0 3 ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 American History Core Elective..................................................3 0 3 PSYC 2301. General Psychology.......................................3 0 3 SECOND SEMESTER CRIJ 1310. Fundamentals of Criminal Law....................3 0 3 CRIJ Elective* ...........................................................................3 0 3 ENGL 1302. Composition II................................................3 0 3 American History Core Elective..................................................3 0 3 Life and Physical Sciences Core Elective..................................3 0 3 THIRD SEMESTER CRIJ 2328. Police Systems and Practices.........................3 0 3 CRIJ Elective* ...........................................................................3 0 3 GOVT 2305. Federal Government: Federal Constitution and Topics................................3 0 3 MATH 1342. Elementary Statistical Methods..................3 0 3

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CRIMINAL JUSTICE - CULINARY ARTS Language, Philosophy, and Culture Core Elective...................................................3 0 3 FOURTH SEMESTER CRIJ 2313. Correctional Systems and Practices (Capstone)........................................3 0 3 GOVT 2306. Texas Constitution: Texas Constitution and Topics................................3 0 3 Communications (SPCH) Core Elective (SPCH 1311, 1315, or 1321)............................3 0 3 Creative Arts Core Elective..........................................................3 0 3 Life and Physical Sciences Core Elective..................................3 0 3 Total Semester Hours for Associate Degree 60

Courses in bold type satisfy Del Mar College Core Curriculum. Students seeking transfer should check specific requirements of the college or university to which they plan to transfer. *CRIJ Electives: CRIJ 1313 Juvenile Justice System; CRIJ 2314 Criminal Investigation; CRIJ 2323 Legal Aspects of Law Enforcement. FIELD OF STUDY CERTIFICATE: CRIMINAL JUSTICE

Sem. Clock FIELD OF STUDY REQUIREMENTS Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours CRIJ 1301. Introduction to Criminal Justice...................3 0 3 48 CRIJ 1306. Court Systems & Practices (Capstone).........3 0 3 48 CRIJ 1310. Fundamentals of Criminal Law....................3 0 3 48 CRIJ 2313. Correctional Systems & Practices.................3 0 3 48 CRIJ 2328. Police Systems & Practices.............................3 0 3 48 CRIJ ____ Elective 1313, 2323, 2314.................................3 0 3 48 CRIJ ____. Elective 1313, 2323, 2314.................................3 0 3 48 Total Semester Hours for Certificate 21

Culinary Arts

Department of Human Sciences and Education.........................(361) 698-2809

ALSO SEE: RESTAURANT MANAGEMENT Culinary Arts at Del Mar College is a comprehensive training program designed to prepare the student to enter an exciting career in the fast-paced workplaces of the food industry. The program includes off-campus experience as well as on-campus course work leading to the Associate of Applied Science Degree in Culinary Arts (Chef Training) or Baking/Pastry Specialization. Certificate programs are also offered. The student planning to continue at a senior college should consult an advisor concerning degree requirements of the college to which transfer is intended. The Culinary Arts and Baking/Pastry Specialization are accredited by the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation Accrediting Commission, 180 Center Place Way, St. Augustine, Florida 32095.

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CULINARY ARTS CERTIFICATE: COOK/BAKER (Suggested Occupational Plan)

Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours CHEF 1301. Basic Food Preparation ..................................2 3 3 80 CHEF 1305. Sanitation and Safety .....................................3 0 3 48 RSTO 1313. Hospitality Supervision ................................3 0 3 48 PSTR 1301. Fundamentals of Baking ...............................2 3 3 80 SECOND SEMESTER RSTO 1325. Purchasing for Hospitality Operations........3 0 3 48 PSTR 2431. Advanced Pastry Shop...................................3 3 4 96 Approved Hospitality Elective*....................................................3 0 3 48 IFWA 1318. Nutrition for the Food Service Professional .....................................................3 0 3 48 THIRD SEMESTER IFWA 1427. Food Preparation II (Capstone) ....................2 6 4 128 CHEF 1380. Cooperative Education Culinary Arts/ Chef Training ..................................................1 20 3 336 Total Semester Hours for Certificate 32

* Approved Hospitality Elective (CHEF, PTSR or RTSO elective). ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE: CULINARY ARTS (CHEF TRAINING) (Suggested Occupational Plan)

. Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours CHEF 1301. Basic Food Preparation...................................2 3 3 80 CHEF 1305. Sanitation and Safety......................................3 0 3 48 RSTO 1313. Hospitality Supervision.................................3 0 3 48 PSTR 1301. Fundamentals of Baking................................2 3 3 80 SECOND SEMESTER RSTO 1325. Purchasing for Hospitality Operations........3 0 3 48 PSTR 2431. Advanced Pastry Shop...................................3 3 4 96 CHEF 1310. Garde Manger..................................................2 3 3 80 CHEF 1380. Cooperative Education - Culinary Arts/ Chef Training...................................................1 20 3 336 THIRD SEMESTER IFWA 1427. Food Preparation II.........................................2 6 4 128 CHEF 1314. A La Carte Cooking........................................2 3 3 80 CHEF 2302. Saucier...............................................................2 3 3 80 ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 48 FOURTH SEMESTER CHEF 1445 International Cuisine......................................3 3 4 96 IFWA 1318. Nutrition for the Food Service Professional......................................................3 0 3 48 Creative Arts OR Language, Philosophy and Culture Core Elective ...........................................................................3 0 3 48 Communications (SPCH) Core Elective....................................3 0 3 48 FIFTH SEMESTER Mathematics OR Life and Physical Science Core Elective....3 0 3 48

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CULINARY ARTS - CUSTOMIZED TRAINING (CORPORATE) SERVICES Social and Behavioral Sciences Core Elective..........................3 0 3 48 RSTO 1301. Beverage Management...................................3 0 3 48 Total Semester Hours足for Associate Degree 60

Courses in bold type meet General Education requirements for Del Mar College Associate in Applied Science degrees. ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE: BAKING/PASTRY SPECIALIZATION (Suggested Occupational Plan)

Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours CHEF 1301. Basic Food Preparation...................................2 3 3 80 CHEF 1305. Sanitation and Safety......................................3 0 3 48 RSTO 1313. Hospitality Supervision.................................3 0 3 48 PSTR 1301. Fundamentals of Baking................................2 3 3 80 SECOND SEMESTER RSTO 1325. Purchasing for Hospitality Operations........3 0 3 48 PSTR 1310. Pies, Tarts, Teacakes and Cookies.................2 3 3 80 PSTR 2431. Advanced Pastry Shop...................................3 3 4 96 IFWA 1318. Nutrition for the Food Service Professional......................................................3 0 3 48 THIRD SEMESTER IFWA 1427. Food Preparation II (Capstone).....................2 6 4 128 PSTR 1305. Breads and Rolls..............................................2 3 3 80 CHEF 1380. Cooperative Education Culinary Arts/Chef Training.........................1 20 3 3 3 6 P S T R ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 48 FOURTH SEMESTER PSTR 1306. Cake Decorating I............................................2 3 3 80 Pastry Elective* ...........................................................................2 3 3 80 PSTR 1440. Plated Desserts (Capstone)............................3 3 4 96 Mathematics OR Life and Physical Science Core Elective ...3 0 3 48 FIFTH SEMESTER Creative Arts OR Language, Philosophy, and Culture Core Elective..................................................................3 0 3 48 Social and Behavioral Science Core Elective............................3 0 3 48 Communications (SPCH) Core Elective....................................3 0 3 48

Total Semester Hours足for Associate Degree

60

Courses in bold type meet General Education requirements for Del Mar College Associate in Applied Science degrees. * Pastry electives may be chosen from PSTR 2301, 2307 or 2391.

Customized Training (Corporate) Services

SEE: WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT AND STRATEGIC INITIATIVES

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Dance

DANCE - DENTAL

SEE: KINESIOLOGY

Deaf Studies

SEE: AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE AND INTERPRETING

Dental

Deparment of Dental and Imaging Technology..........................(361) 698-2858 FOR PRE-DENTAL, SEE: PRE-PROFESSIONAL HEALTH

Dental Assisting

The Dental Assisting program trains the student in all phases of dental assisting and was established under the guidelines of the Council on Dental Education of the American Dental Association in cooperation with the Nueces Valley District Dental Society. The program in dental assisting is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association, 211 East Chicago Ave., Chicago, IL 60611, (312) 440-4653, www.ada.org. A Dental Advisory Committee assists College officials in the implementation of the curriculum under the standards established by the Commission. The program is offered in cooperation with local dental offices. These offices provide clinical education in association with the Joint Review Committee and the Commission on American Dental Association Accreditation. Upon successful completion of the Dental Assisting courses, the student will earn a Certificate of Achievement and is eligible to take the certification examination given by the Dental Assisting National Board and the Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) exam administered by the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners (TSBDE). To earn an associate degree, the student must complete the additional education requirements. In addition to the admission requirements of the College, applicants must submit: •  a Dental Assisting data sheet to the Dental Assisting Program office before July 15 of the year of admission •  to College Registrar, official high school or GED transcripts and official transcripts to the Dental Assisting program office •  to College Registrar official college transcripts and official transcripts to the Dental Assisting program office •  official ACT, SAT, or TSI college entrance examination scores to College Registrar and official examination scores to the Dental Assisting program office Applicants will be invited to an orientation and tour of the facilities. The Dental Assisting program begins only in the fall semester and continues through both summer sessions of the academic year of enrollment. Any or all of the general education courses in the curriculum can be taken prior to admission to the program.

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DENTAL CERTIFICATE: DENTAL ASSISTING LEVEL II (Suggested Occupational Plan)

Sem. FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. DNTA 1311. Dental Science..................................................2 3 3 DNTA 1401. Dental Materials..............................................2 6 4 DNTA 1315. Chairside Assisting.........................................2 4 3 DNTA 1345. Preventive Dentistry.......................................2 4 3 DNTA 1202. Communication and Behavior in the Dental Office.........................................2 1 2 DNTA 1305. Dental Radiology............................................2 4 3 SECOND SEMESTER DNTA 1341. Dental Laboratory Procedures......................2 3 3 DNTA 1353. Dental Assisting Applications.......................2 3 3 DNTA 1166. Practicum Dental Assistant............................0 9 1 DNTA 1347. Advanced Dental Science..............................2 3 3 DNTA 1349. Dental Radiology in the Clinic......................2 3 3 THIRD SEMESTER DNTA 2250. Advanced Dental Assisting Applications (Capstone)........................................................1 2 2 DNTA 2252. Advanced Dental Radiology.........................1 2 2 DNTA 1167. Practicum Dental Assistant............................0 9 1 FOURTH SEMESTER DNTA 2166. Practicum Dental Assistant ...........................0 9 1 DNTA 1251. Dental Office Management............................2 1 2 Total Semester Hours for Certificate足 39

ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE: DENTAL ASSISTING (Suggested Occupational Plan)

Sem. FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. DNTA 1311. Dental Science..................................................2 3 3 DNTA 1401. Dental Materials..............................................2 6 4 DNTA 1315. Chairside Assisting.........................................2 4 3 DNTA 1345. Preventive Dentistry.......................................2 4 3 DNTA 1202. Communication and Behavior in the Dental Office.........................................2 1 2 DNTA 1305. Dental Radiology............................................2 4 3 SECOND SEMESTER DNTA 1341. Dental Laboratory Procedures......................2 3 3 DNTA 1353. Dental Assisting Applications.......................2 3 3 DNTA 1166. Practicum Dental Assistant............................0 9 1 DNTA 1347. Advanced Dental Science..............................2 3 3 DNTA 1349. Dental Radiology in the Clinic......................2 3 3 THIRD SEMESTER DNTA 2250. Advanced Dental Assisting Applications (Capstone)........................................................1 2 2 DNTA 2252. Advanced Dental Radiology.........................1 2 2 DNTA 1167. Practicum Dental Assistant............................0 9 1

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DENTAL FOURTH SEMESTER DNTA 2166. Practicum Dental Assistant ...........................0 9 1 144 DNTA 1251. Dental Office Management............................2 1 2 48 FIFTH SEMESTER ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 48 ITSC 1309. Integrated Software Applications I...............2 4 3 96 *Social and Behavioral Sciences Core Elective........................3 0 3 48 SIXTH SEMESTER *College-Level Mathematics Core Elective...............................3 0 3 48 ENGL 1302. Composition II................................................3 0 3 48 *Communications (SPCH) Core Elective...................................3 0 3 48 *Creative Arts OR Language, Philosophy and Culture Core Elective...................3 0 3 48 Total Semester Hours for Associate Degree 60

Courses in bold type meet General Education requirements for Del Mar College Associate in Applied Science degrees.

*List of approved courses: www.delmar.edu/core2014/approved_app.aspx

Dental Hygiene

This program prepares the student to be a dental hygienist, whose primary duties are to provide patients with regular oral prophylaxis, dental x-rays, dental sealants, and dental health care instruction for the control of oral diseases and the promotion of oral health. Graduates will receive an Associate in Applied Science degree and are eligible to take national, regional, and state board licensing examinations. After passing these examinations, the graduate is licensed to practice dental hygiene under the general supervision of a licensed dentist. The Dental Hygiene program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association, 211 East Chicago Ave., Chicago, IL 60611, (312) 440-4653, www.ada.org/coda. A Dental Advisory Committee assists College officials in the implementation of the curriculum under the standards established by the Commission. Applicants to the Dental Hygiene program must submit the following information to ADEA Dental Hygiene Centralized Application Service (DHCAS), an online application service, before March 1 of the year admission is desired: • Completed Dental Hygiene program application • Two recommendation forms • Official copies of college transcripts •  have an overall 2.0 GPA in college courses •  If applicable, supply documentation of graduation from a Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA), dental assisting program or CDA certificate. (Note: Dental Assisting experience is not an admission requirement.) The application process can be accessed at http://dhcas.liaisoncas.com Note: The general education and science courses in the curriculum should be taken prior to admission to the program. All science courses completed must be within a five-year period prior to enrollment in the Dental Hygiene program.

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DENTAL This criteria is weighted to arrive at a score for each applicant. A selection committee, consisting of the program director and program faculty, will meet to select the next class. All applicants are notified by letter of the selection committee’s decisions. All applicants are notified by letter of the committee’s decisions. Applicants not selected are advised to contact Del Mar College’s Student Enrollment Center or Dental Hygiene program director for advice concerning their academic goals. Additional Requirements: If admitted into the program, students must submit proof of physical, visual, and dental examinations prior to the first day of class. If accepted into the Del Mar College Dental Hygiene program, a formal online application to Del Mar College must be submitted via the www.applytexas.org web site. Applicants must have an overall 2.0 GPA in college courses. Placement test scores, official high school and College/University transcripts also must be submitted to the Del Mar College Registrar’s office at 101 Baldwin Blvd., Corpus Christi, TX 78404. Current Del Mar College students will not need to send any further documentation to the college. ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE: DENTAL HYGIENE (Suggested Occupational Plan) Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours BIOL 2401. Human Anatomy and Physiology I............3 3 4 96 CHEM 1406. Basic Chemistry .............................................3 3 4 96 DHYG 1201. Orofacial Anatomy, Histology and Embryology .............................................1 4 2 80 DHYG 1431. Preclinical Dental Hygiene ...........................2 7 4 144 DHYG 1304. Dental Radiology ...........................................2 4 3 96 SECOND SEMESTER BIOL 2402. Human Anatomy and Physiology II .........3 3 4 96 BIOL 2420. Microbiology and Clinical Pathology........3 3 4 96 DHYG 1219. Dental Materials..............................................1 4 2 80 DHYG 1227. Preventive Dental Hygiene Care..................2 0 2 32 DHYG 1261. Clinical Dental Hygienist...............................0 12 2 192 DHYG 1211. Periodontology ...............................................1 3 2 64 DHYG 1239. General and Oral Pathology .........................2 0 2 32 THIRD SEMESTER ENGL 1301. Composition I ................................................3 0 3 48 DHYG 1207. General and Dental Nutrition ......................2 0 2 32 DHYG 2201. Contemporary Dental Hygiene Care I ........2 0 2 32 DHYG 2362. Clinical Dental Hygienist...............................0 15 3 240 DHYG 1335. Pharmacology for the Dental Hygienist .....3 0 3 48 DHYG 1215. Community Dentistry ...................................1 4 2 80 FOURTH SEMESTER *Creative Arts OR Language, Philosophy, and Culture Core Elective .................3 0 3 48 SOCI 1301. Introduction to Sociology ............................3 0 3 48 PSYC 2301. General Psychology ......................................3 0 3 48 **Communications (SPCH) Core Elective.................................3 0 3 48 DHYG 2231. Contemporary Dental Hygiene Care II .......2 0 2 32 DHYG 2363. Clinical Dental Hygienist (Capstone) .........0 15 3 240

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Dental Hygiene Practice (Capstone) .......................................................1 0 1 16 Total Semester Hours for Associate Degree 68

Courses in bold type meet General Education requirements for Del Mar College Associate in Applied Science degrees. Dental Hygiene students’ computer competency skills are ensured through assessment, utilization of WebDMC, Canvas, word processing of assignments, WebQuest and performing Internet-based searches. *DANC 2303 Dance Appreciation, ARTS 1301 Arts Appreciation, DRAM 1310 Introduction to Theatre, DRAM 2366 Development of the Motion Picture I, HUMA 1301 Introduction to Humanities, HUMA 1305 Introduction to Mexican-American Studies, or MUSI 1306 Music Appreciation. **SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication, SPCH 1315 Fundamentals of Public Speaking, or SPCH 1321 Business and Professional Communication.

Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Department of Dental and Imaging Technology........................(361) 698-2858

This program provides the course work to meet the educational requirements for Echocardiography as certified by the Committee on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), 1361 Park Street, Clearwater, FL 33756, (727) 210-2350; and the Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography, 6021 University Boulevard, Suite 500, Ellicott City, MD 21043, (443) 973-3251. The program is designed so that it may be taken as an Associate of Applied Science degree after completing 32 semester hours in general education. Deadline to apply is December 1st. Students will receive written notification of acceptance to the program. Students applying to the Diagnostic Medical Sonography program must: 1. be eligible and applied for admission to Del Mar College 2. supply the Registrar’s Office with official copies of college transcripts 3. supply the Diagnostic Medical Sonography program office with copies of official transcripts 4. have completed a Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program data sheet/ application 5. You must have completed a CNA (Certified Nurse Aid) certificate program or show proof of one of the following exemptions: • CNA certification is NOT required if you have completed one or more of the following direct patient care programs: EMT- Basic, Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN), Nuclear Medicine Technologist, Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA), Paramedic, Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA), Radiologic Technologist (RT-R), Registered Nurse (RN), Respiratory Therapist, and Surgical Technologist. • Active status CNA certification is NOT required. 6. have a minimum of 2.5 GPA 217


DIAGNOSTIC MEDICAL SONOGRAPHY 7. present all college transcripts showing completion of prerequisites 8. have an advising session with the program director, for information call (361) 698-2858 9. be selected on an individual basis by Admissions Committee If admitted into the program, a background check and drug testing is required as mandated by our accrediting agency and clinical affiliates. A physical exam and current CPR card must be submitted prior to the first day of class. *Certified Nurse’s Aide (CNA) courses can be acquired through the Del Mar College Continuing Education Health Care Programs at 698-2122 (NURA 1001 and NURA 1060). ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE: DIAGNOSTIC MEDICAL SONOGRAPHY (Suggested Occupational Plan)

Sem. Clock Prerequisites: Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 48 Creative Arts OR Language, Philosophy, and Culture Core Elective..................3 0 3 48 BIOL 2401. Human Anatomy and Physiology I............3 3 4 96 BIOL 2402. Human Anatomy and Physiology II..........3 3 4 96 MATH 1314. College Algebra..............................................3 0 3 48 Communications (SPCH) Core Elective....................................3 0 3 48 Social and Behavioral Sciences Core Elective..........................3 0 3 48 General Physics (PHYS 1305 or SCIT 1320)..............................2-3 0-4 3 48-96 FIRST SEMESTER DSVT 1103. Introduction to Vascular Technology...........1 1 1 32 DMSO 1210. Introduction to Sonography..........................1 2 2 48 SECOND SEMESTER DMSO 1355. Sonographic Pathophysiology......................3 0 3 48 DMSO 1302. Basic Ultrasound Physics...............................3 1 3 64 DMSO 1360. Clinical–Diagnostic Medical Sonography/ Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician....0 16 3 256 DMSO 1441. Abdominopelvic Sonography.......................3 2 4 80 THIRD SEMESTER DMSO 1342. Intermediate Ultrasound Physics.................3 1 3 64 DMSO 2305. Sonography of Obstetrics/Gynecology.......2 3 3 80 DMSO 1266. Practicum I–Diagnostic Medical Sonography/ Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician....0 16 2 256 FOURTH SEMESTER DSVT 1300. Principles of Vascular Technology................3 1 3 64 DMSO 2266. Practicum II–Diagnostic Medical Sonography/ Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician....0 18 2 288 DMSO 2353. Sonography of Superficial Structures...........2 2 3 64 FIFTH SEMESTER DMSO 2230. Advanced Ultrasound and Review..............1 3 2 64 DMSO 2366. Practicum III–Diagnostic Medical Sonography/ Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician....0 24 3 384 DSVT 2200. Vascular Technology Applications ..............2 1 2 48 Total Semester Hours­for Associate Degree 65

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DIAGNOSTIC MEDICAL SONOGRAPHY - DIESEL TECHNOLOGY Courses in bold type meet General Education requirements for Del Mar College Associate in Applied Science degrees. Must have completed a Certified Nurse Aid (CNA) certificate program or show proof of exemption.

Diesel Applied Technology

Department of Industrial Education..........................................(361) 698-1701

ALSO SEE: AUTOMOTIVE APPLIED TECHNOLOGY The Diesel Applied Technology curriculum offers an opportunity to receive theoretical knowledge and develop skills necessary to function as a diesel mechanic. The curriculum is designed to give a practical approach, under job shop performance conditions, to the study of diesel mechanics. CERTIFICATE: DIESEL ENGINE SPECIALIST (Suggested Occupational Plan) Sem. FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. DEMR 1301. Shop Safety and Procedures..........................2 4 3 DEMR 1405. Basic Electrical Systems..................................2 6 4 DEMR 1306. Diesel Engine I.................................................1 7 3 TECM 1301. Industrial Mathematics..................................3 0 3 SECOND SEMESTER DEMR 1349. Diesel Engine II...............................................1 7 3 DEMR 1313. Fuel Systems....................................................1 7 3 HEMR 1304. Natural Gas Compression..............................1 7 3 COMG 1391. Special Topics in Communications, General..............................................................3 0 3 THIRD SEMESTER DEMR 1229. Preventative Maintenance.............................1 3 2 DEMR 2334. Advanced Diesel Tune-Up and Troubleshooting (Capstone)..........................1 7 3 DEMR 2332. Electronic Controls..........................................1 7 3 DEMR 1323. Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Troubleshooting and Repair...........1 7 3 Total Semester Hours for Certificate 36

CERTIFICATE: DIESEL SYSTEMS SPECIALIST (Suggested Occupational Plan)

Sem. FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. DEMR 1301. Shop Safety and Procedures..........................2 4 3 DEMR 1405. Basic Electrical Systems..................................2 6 4 HEMR 1304. Natural Gas Compression..............................1 7 3 TECM 1301. Industrial Mathematics..................................3 0 3 SECOND SEMESTER DEMR 1416. Basic Hydraulics..............................................2 6 4 DEMR 1321. Power Train I....................................................1 7 3 DEMR 1317. Basic Brake Systems........................................1 7 3

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Clock Hours 96 128 128 48 128 128 128

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DIESEL TECHNOLOGY - DIGITAL MEDIA COMG 1391. Special Topics in Communications, General..............................................................3 THIRD SEMESTER DEMR 1230. Steering and Suspension I..............................1 DEMR 1327. Tractor Trailer Service and Repair................1 ITSC 1301. Introduction to Computers............................3 WLDG 1340. AWS Level I Certification Review................1 Total Semester Hours for Certificate

0

3

48

4 7 1 4

2 3 3 3 37

80 128 64 80

ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE: DIESEL APPLIED TECHNOLOGY (Suggested Occupational Plan)

Sem. FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. DEMR 1301. Shop Safety and Procedures..........................2 4 3 DEMR 1405. Basic Electrical Systems..................................2 6 4 DEMR 1306. Diesel Engine I.................................................1 7 3 ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 SECOND SEMESTER DEMR 1327. Tractor Trailer Service and Repair................1 7 3 DEMR 1349. Diesel Engine II...............................................1 7 3 DEMR 1416. Basic Hydraulics..............................................2 6 4 Mathematics OR Life and Physical Science Core Elective....3 0 3 THIRD SEMESTER DEMR 1229. Preventative Maintenance.............................1 3 2 DEMR 1313. Fuel Systems....................................................1 7 3 DEMR 1321. Power Train I....................................................1 7 3 Creative Arts OR Language, Philosophy, and Culture Core Elective..................3 0 3 FOURTH SEMESTER DEMR 2334. Advanced Diesel Tune-Up and.....................1 7 3 Troubleshooting (Capstone) DEMR 2332. Electronic Controls..........................................1 7 3 HEMR 1304. Natural Gas Compression..............................1 7 3 Communications (SPCH) Core Elective....................................3 0 3 FIFTH SEMESTER DEMR 1230. Steering and Suspension I..............................1 4 2 DEMR 1317. Basic Brake Systems........................................1 7 3 DEMR 1323. Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Troubleshooting and Repair...........1 7 3 American History, Government/Political Science OR Social and Behavioral Sciences Core Elective..........................3 Total Semester Hours足for Associate Degree

0

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Courses in bold type meet General Education requirements for Del Mar College Associate in Applied Science degrees.

Digital Media

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DIGITAL MEDIA - DIGITAL MEDIA/INTERNET DEVELOPER ASSOCIATE IN ARTS DEGREE: DIGITAL MEDIA (Suggested Transfer Plan)

Sem. FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 HIST 1301. United States History I..................................3 0 3 ITSC 1301. Introduction to Computers............................3 1 3 Creative Arts (ARTS) Core Elective............................................3 0 3 SECOND SEMESTER ENGL 1302. Composition II................................................3 0 3 HIST 1302. United States History II................................3 0 3 COMM 1336. Television Production I...................................3 1 3 ARTS 1311. Design I.............................................................3 3 3 ARTS 2311. Design III–Computer Applications in Art...3 1 3 THIRD SEMESTER Social and Behavioral Sciences Core Elective..........................3 0 3 SPCH 1315. Fundamentals of Public Speaking OR SPCH 1321. Business and Professional Communication..............................................3 0 3 COMM 1337. Television Production II.................................3 3 3 IMED 1301. Introduction to Digital Media.......................2 4 3 FOURTH SEMESTER Language, Philosophy, and Culture Core Elective..................3 0 3 GOVT 2305. Federal Government: Federal Constitution and Topics................................3 0 3 College-Level Mathematics Core Elective.................................3 0 3 Life and Physical Sciences Core Elective..................................3 0 3 FIFTH SEMESTER GOVT 2306. Texas Government: Texas Constitution and Topics................................3 0 3 Life and Physical Sciences Core Elective with lab..................3 1 4 KINE 1238. Introduction to Physical Fitness and Sport..........................................................2 1 2 ARTS 2311. Design III – Computer Applications in Digital Art OR COMM 2324/2325. Practicum in Electronic Media OR GAME 1304. Level Design....................................................3 3 3 Total Semester Hours for Associate Degree 60 Courses in bold type satisfy Del Mar College Core Curriculum. The suggested degree plan can be started at any time, but some courses are offered only on a yearly basis. All computer courses meet requirement for basic computer skills. Students should check specific requirements of the college or university to which they plan to transfer. In consultation with a department advisor, a specific degree plan will be completed.

Digital Media/Internet Developer

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DIGITAL MEDIA/INTERNET DEVELOPER TheDigital Media/Internet Developer program prepares the student with the skills necessary to pursue a career in visual communications, interactive multimedia technology, instructional designer, information architect, multimedia developer, media specialist, multimedia marketing/advertising, or Web media developer. The program focuses on the creation, production, and organization of visual information for digital, electronic, Web, and new media productions. Students receive training in the development of interactive computer-based training modules, simulations, multimedia presentations, instructional design as well as dynamic Web delivery. CERTIFICATE: DIGITAL MEDIA ESSENTIALS (Suggested Occupational Plan)

Sem. Clock Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours IMED 1301. ITSC 1301. ITSC 1305. COSC 1309. ITSE 2313. IMED 1316. IMED 1341.

Introduction to Digital Media.......................2 4 3 Introduction to Computers............................3 1 3 Introduction to PC Operating Systems........2 4 3 Logic Design....................................................2 3 3 Web Authoring................................................2 4 3 Web Design I....................................................2 4 3 Interface Design...............................................2 4 3 Total Semester Hours for Certificate 21

96 64 96 80 96 96 96

CERTIFICATE: DIGITAL MEDIA ADVANCED (Suggested Occupational Plan)

Sem. Clock Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours IMED 2305. Digital Media Courseware Development II................................................2 4 3 96 IMED 2349. Internet Server Management.........................2 4 3 96 ITSW 1307. Introduction to Database................................2 2 3 64 IMED 1305. Digital Media Courseware Development I.2 4 3 96 ITSE 2302. Intermediate Web Programming..................2 4 3 96 IMED 2309. Internet Commerce.........................................2 4 3 96 IMED 1191. Special Topics in Educational/Instructional Media Design...................................................1 0 1 16 Total Semester Hours for Certificate 19

ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE: COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS Digital Media for Web Design and eLearning (Suggested Occupational Plan)

Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours ITSC 1301. Introduction to Computers............................3 1 3 64 IMED 1301. Introduction to Digital Media.......................2 4 3 96 ITSC 1305. Introduction to PC Operating Systems........2 4 3 96 ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 48 SECOND SEMESTER

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DIGITAL MEDIA/INTERNET DEVELOPER - DRAMA ITSE 1329. Programming Logic and Design OR COSC 1309. Logic Design....................................................2 3 3 96 IMED 1316. Web Page Design I..........................................2 4 3 96 ITSE 2313. Web Authoring................................................2 4 3 96 Creative Arts Core Elective..........................................................3 0 3 48 THIRD SEMESTER IMED 1341. Interface Design...............................................2 4 3 96 ITSW 1307. Introduction to Database................................2 2 3 64 SPCH 1321. Business and Professional Communication..............................................3 0 3 48 FOURTH SEMESTER IMED 1305. Digital Media Courseware Development I.................................................2 4 3 96 IMED 2349. Internet Server Management.........................2 4 3 96 ITSE 2302. Intermediate Web Programming .................2 4 3 96 FIFTH SEMESTER IMED 2305. Digital Media Courseware Development II.........................2 4 3 96 IMED 2309. Internet Commerce.........................................2 4 3 96 IMED 1191. Special Topics in Educational/Instructional Media Design...................................................1 0 1 16 Math Core Elective (Select from MATH 1314, 1324.................3 0 3 48 or 1342) SIXTH SEMESTER ITSE 1350. Systems Analysis and Design........................2 4 3 96 ITSC 2286. Internship - Computer and Information Science, General (Capstone)..........................0 10 2 160 ECON 2301. Principles of Macroeconomics.....................3 0 3 48 Total Semester Hours for Associate Degree 60

Courses in bold type meet General Education requirements for Del Mar College Associate in Applied Science degrees. Computer Science, Engineering and Advanced Technology careers require proficiency in basic keyboarding skills. Students are personally responsible for insuring that they currently possess, or will acquire, the necessary keyboarding skills to successfully complete the chosen degree or certificate program.

Drafting

SEE: ARCHITECTURAL/DRAFTING TECHNOLOGY

Drama

Department of Art and Drama...................................................(361) 698-2255

Drama Performance Opportunities Del Mar Drama presents a season of plays and instructional activities in a facility consisting of a proscenium and studio theatre, scene shop, costume shop, acting studio, dressing rooms, and offices.

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DRAFTING Scholarships Drama scholarships are available for majors. Contact Drama faculty for more information. Awards are made to incoming freshmen and sophomores on the basis of application, audition and interview with Drama faculty. ASSOCIATE IN ARTS DEGREE: DRAMA (Suggested Transfer Plan)

Sem. FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 HIST 1301. United States History I OR HIST 2327. Mexican-American History I........................3 0 3 DRAM 1120/1121 2120/2121 Theatre Practicum I/II/III/IV (Technical)........0 3 1 Drama Elective .................................................................................. 3 DRAM 1341. Makeup.................................................................2 2 3 Component Area Option Core Elective*...................................3 0 3 SECOND SEMESTER ENGL 1302. Composition II................................................3 0 3 HIST 1302. United States History II OR HIST 2328. Mexican-American History II......................3 0 3 DRAM 1120/1121 2120/2121 Theatre Practicum I/II/III/IV (Technical)........0 3 1 Drama 1351. Acting I.................................................................3 0 3 Mathematics Core Elective...........................................................3 0 3 THIRD SEMESTER Language, Philosophy, and Culture Core Elective..................3 0 3 GOVT 2305. Federal Government: Federal Constitution and Topics.................3 0 3 DRAM 1120/1121 2120/2121 Theatre Practicum I/II/III/IV (Technical)........0 3 1 Sophomore Drama Elective................................................................... 3 Component Area Option Core Elective*...................................3 0 3 FOURTH SEMESTER GOVT 2306. Texas Government: Texas Constitution and Topics.....................3 0 3 Sophomore Drama Elective................................................................... 3 Life and Physical Sciences Core Elective..................................3 0 3 Creative Arts Core Elective*.........................................................3 0 3 FIFTH SEMESTER Life and Physical Sciences Core Elective..................................3 0 3 Social and Behavioral Sciences Core Elective..........................3 0 3 Total Semester Hours for Associate Degree 60 *Choose from DRAM 1310, 2361 or DANC 2303. DRAMA ELECTIVES CHOOSE THREE FROM THE FOLLOWING (TWO MUST BE SOPHOMORE LEVEL) DRAM 1322. Stage Movement..............................................2 2 3 DRAM 1323. Basic Theatre Practice - Stage Lighting........2 3 3 DRAM 1330. Stage Craft I: Introduction to Technical Theatre........................................2 3 3

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DRAMA - ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY DRAM 1342. DRAM 1352. DRAM 2331. DRAM 2336. DRAM 2363.

Introduction to Costume................................2 2 3 Acting II............................................................3 0 3 Stage Craft II: Intro to Stage Design.............2 3 3 Voice for the Theatre.......................................3 0 3 History of Musical Theatre............................3 0 3

Courses in bold type satisfy Del Mar College Core Curriculum. Students should check specific requirements of the college or university to which they plan to transfer.

Echocardiography

Department of Dental and Imaging Technology........................(361) 698-2858 ALSO SEE: DIAGNOSTIC MEDICAL SONOGRAPHY

This program provides the course work to meet the educational requirements for Echocardiography as certified by the Committee on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), 1361 Park Street, Clearwater, FL 33756, (727) 210-2350; and the Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography, 6021 University Boulevard, Suite 500, Ellicott City, MD 21043, (443) 973-3251. The program is designed so that it may be taken as an Associate of Applied Science degree after completing 32 semester hours in general education. Deadline to apply is December 1st. Students will receive written notification of acceptance to the program. Students applying to the Echocardiography program must: 1. be eligible and applied for admission to Del Mar College 2. supply the Registrar’s Office with official copies of college transcripts 3. supply the Echocardiography program office with copies of official transcripts 4. have completed a Echocardiography Program data sheet/application 5. You must have completed a CNA (Certified Nurse Aid) certificate program or show proof of one of the following exemptions: • CNA certification is NOT required if you have completed one or more of the following direct patient care programs: EMT- Basic, Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN), Nuclear Medicine Technologist, Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA), Paramedic, Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA), Radiologic Technologist (RT-R), Registered Nurse (RN), Respiratory Therapist, and Surgical Technologist. • Active status CNA certification is NOT required. 6. have a minimum of 2.5 GPA 7. present all college transcripts showing completion of prerequisites 8. have an advising session with the program director, for information call (361) 698-2832 9. be selected on an individual basis by Admissions Committee If admitted into the program, a background check and drug testing is required as mandated by our accrediting agency and clinical affiliates. A physical exam and current CPR card must be submitted prior to the first day of class. 225


ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY *Certified Nurse’s Aide (CNA) courses can be acquired through the Del Mar College Continuing Education Health Care Programs at 698-2122 (NURA 1001 and NURA 1060). ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE: ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY (Suggested Occupational Plan)

Sem. Clock PREREQUISITES Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 48 Creative Arts OR Language, Philosophy, and Culture Core Elective..................3 0 3 48 BIOL 2401. Human Anatomy and Physiology I............3 3 4 96 BIOL 2402. Human Anatomy and Physiology II..........3 3 4 96 MATH 1314. College Algebra..............................................3 0 3 48 Communications (SPCH) Core Elective....................................3 0 3 48 Social and Behavioral Sciences Core Elective..........................3 0 3 48 General Physics (PHYS 1305 or SCIT 1320)..............................2-3 0-4 3 48-96 FIRST SEMESTER DSVT 1103. Introduction to Vascular Technology ..........1 1 1 32 DMSO 1210. Introduction to Sonography..........................1 2 2 48 SECOND SEMESTER DSAE 1303. Introduction to Echocardiography Techniques........................................................3 1 3 64 DMSO 1302. Basic Ultrasound Physics...............................3 1 3 64 DSAE 1260. Clinical..............................................................0 8 2 128 DSAE 1415. Principles of Adult Echocardiography.........3 2 4 80 THIRD SEMESTER DMSO 1342. Intermediate Ultrasound Physics.................3 1 3 64 DSAE 2404. Echocardiographic Evaluation of Pathology I.......................................................3 2 4 80 DSAE 1264. Practicum I.......................................................0 16 2 256 FOURTH SEMESTER DSVT 1300. Principles of Vascular Technology................3 1 3 64 DSAE 2261. Clinical II..........................................................0 12 2 192 DSAE 2337. Echocardiographic Evaluation of Pathology II......................................................2 3 3 80 FIFTH SEMESTER DSAE 2355. Echocardiography Professionalism and Registry Review.......................................2 2 3 64 DSAE 2268. Practicum II......................................................0 16 2 256 DSVT 2200. Vascular Technology Applications...............2 1 2 48 Total Semester Hours for Associate Degree 65

Courses in bold type meet General Education requirements for Del Mar College Associate in Applied Science degrees. Must have completed a Certified Nurse Aid (CNA) certificate program or show proof of exemption.

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Electroplating Applied Technology

Department of Technology Education........................................(361) 698-1701 CERTIFICATE: ELECTROPLATING APPLIED TECHNOLOGY LEVEL II (Suggested Occupational Plan)

Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours METL 1301. Introduction to Metallurgy............................3 0 3 48 CETT 1303. DC Circuits.......................................................1 6 3 112 AERM 1303. Shop Practices..................................................1 4 3 80 SECOND SEMESTER MCHN 1338. Basic Machine Shop I......................................1 4 3 80 SCIT 1414. Applied General Chemistry I........................3 4 4 112 CTEC 1205. Chemical Calculations I.................................1 2 2 48 CETT 1305. AC Circuits.......................................................1 6 3 112 THIRD SEMESTER METL 1313. Introduction to Corrosion..............................2 4 3 96 CETT 1329. Solid State Devices..........................................1 6 3 112 CPMT 2333. Computer Integration.....................................1 6 3 112 FOURTH SEMESTER METL 2305. Atmospheric Corrosion Control...................2 4 3 96 PTAC 1308. Safety, Health, and Environment I................3 0 3 48 SCIT 1415. Applied General Chemistry II.......................3 4 4 112 SCIT 1543. Applied Analytical Chemistry I....................3 6 5 144 Total Semester Hours for Certificate 45

Emergency Medical Services

Department of Public Safety Education.....................................(361) 698-1724

ALSO SEE: FIRE SCIENCE The Emergency Medical Services Professions program is based upon the National EMS Education Standards promulgated by the United States Department of Transportation as specified by the Texas Department of State Health Services and the current demands of the Emergency Medical Services industry for certification of persons at the Emergency Care Attendant (ECA)/Emergency Medical Responder (EMR), Emergency Medical Technician, and EMT-Paramedic levels. Additionally, the Emergency Medical Services Professions program offers an Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree that meets the requirements of the Texas Department of State Health Services for designation as a Licensed Paramedic. Paramedic coursework (either Certificate or Associate Degree level) is only begun in the Fall (for daytime classes) and the Spring (for evening classes). Students must apply to be accepted into either the day or evening paramedic programs. Students should contact the Emergency Medical Services Professions program office to begin the application process, to confirm due dates for applications, and to check on schedules. All applicants must meet the specific admission requirements of the EMS program, as well as those for a regularly enrolled student, including assessments. 227


EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES Clinical or Practicum Rotations: Students in the program will perform clinical/practicum rotations at area hospitals and field internships with local Emergency Medical Services. Hospitals are accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO). JCAHO requires the following of all students in clinical rotations: current criminal history, drug screen, Hepatitis “B” vaccination, TB testing, Measles Mumps Rubella (MMR) vaccination, and Diphtheria Pertussis Tetanus (DPT) vaccination. Students are also required to purchase certain uniforms and equipment prior to beginning clinical rotations and field internships. Students should contact the program Clinical Coordinator for a complete listing of requirements and where JCAHO requirements can be met. Course Completion: Students who successfully complete the course(s) of study required by the Texas Department of State Health Services will be allowed to take the appropriate National Registry certification exam as developed by The National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians. NOTE: The Texas Department of State Health Services may not allow persons to test to receive certification or licensure if they have been convicted of certain crimes above the level of a Class “C” misdemeanor. Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) or Driving Under the Influence (DUI) arrests or convictions may preclude the candidate from certification, no matter the level of arrest or conviction. Students who have convictions of this nature should contact the program director prior to enrollment. Students planning to continue toward an AAS degree, or continue their education, should consult with an advisor concerning degree requirements of the program or college to which transfer is intended. MARKETABLE SKILLS ACHIEVEMENT AWARD: EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN

Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours EMSP 1501. Emergency Medical Technician-Basic (Capstone)........................................................3 8 5 176 EMSP 1160. Clinical..............................................................0 6 1 96 BIOL 2401. Human Anatomy and Physiology I.............3 3 4 96 Total Semester Hours for Certificate 10

CERTIFICATE: PARAMEDIC LEVEL II (Suggested Occupational Plan)

Sem. Clock PREREQUISITES Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours EMSP 1501. Emergency Medical Technician-Basic..........3 8 5 176 EMSP 1160. Clinical..............................................................0 6 1 96 BIOL 2401. Human Anatomy and Physiology I.............3 3 4 96 FIRST SEMESTER EMSP 1338. Introduction to Advanced Practices.............2 3 3 80 EMSP 1356. Patient Assessment and Airway Management....................................................2 4 3 96 EMSP 1355. Trauma Management......................................2 4 3 96 EMSP 2164. Practicum..........................................................0 7 1 112 SECOND SEMESTER EMSP 2206. Emergency Pharmacology.............................1 4 2 80

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EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES EMSP 2444. Cardiology........................................................3 3 4 96 EMSP 2165. Practicum..........................................................0 8 1 128 THIRD SEMESTER EMSP 2434. Medical Emergencies......................................3 3 4 96 EMSP 2330. Special Populations.........................................2 3 3 80 EMSP 2166. Practicum..........................................................0 8 1 128 FOURTH SEMESTER EMSP 2243. Assessment Based Management (Capstone)........................................................1 4 2 80 EMSP 2205. EMS Operations..............................................1 4 2 80 EMSP 2137. Emergency Procedures...................................0 3 1 48 EMSP 2167. Practicum..........................................................0 10 1 160 EMSP 2135. Advanced Cardiac Life Support...................1 0 1 16 EMSP 1147. Pediatric Life Support....................................1 0 1 16 EMSP 1149. Trauma Life Support.......................................1 0 1 16 Total Semester Hours for Certificate 44

ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE: EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN PARAMEDIC (Suggested Occupational Plan)

Sem. Clock PREREQUISITES Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours EMSP 1501. Emergency Medical Technician-Basic..........3 8 5 176 EMSP 1160. Clinical..............................................................0 6 1 96 BIOL 2401. Human Anatomy and Physiology I............3 3 4 96 FIRST SEMESTER EMSP 1338. Introduction to Advanced Practices.............2 3 3 80 EMSP 1356. Patient Assessment and Airway Management....................................................2 4 3 96 EMSP 1355. Trauma Management......................................2 4 3 96 EMSP 2164. Practicum..........................................................0 7 1 112 BIOL 2402. Human Anatomy and Physiology II..........3 3 4 96 SECOND SEMESTER EMSP 2206. Emergency Pharmacology.............................1 4 2 80 EMSP 2444. Cardiology........................................................3 3 4 96 EMSP 2165. Practicum..........................................................0 8 1 128 ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 48 THIRD SEMESTER EMSP 2434. Medical Emergencies......................................3 3 4 96 EMSP 2330. Special Populations.........................................2 3 3 80 EMSP 2166. Practicum..........................................................0 8 1 128 Social/Behavioral Sciences Core Elective..................................3 0 3 48 Communications (SPCH) Core Elective ...................................3 0 3 48 FOURTH SEMESTER EMSP 2243. Assessment Based Management (Capstone)........................................................1 4 2 80 EMSP 2205. EMS Operations..............................................1 4 2 80 EMSP 2137. Emergency Procedures...................................0 3 1 48 EMSP 2167. Practicum..........................................................0 10 1 160 EMSP 2135. Advanced Cardiac Life Support...................1 0 1 16 EMSP 1147. Pediatric Life Support....................................1 0 1 16 EMSP 1149. Trauma Life Support.......................................1 0 1 16 Creative Arts OR Language, Philosophy, and

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Culture Core Elective....................................3 Total Semester Hours for Associate Degree

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Engineering

Department of Computer Science, Engineering and Advanced Technology.................................................................(361) 698-1299 CERTIFICATE: BASIC ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY (Suggested Occupational Plan)

Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hrs. CETT 1303. DC Circuits.......................................................1 6 3 112 INTC 1341. Principles of Automatic Control...................2 3 3 80 CETT 1304. High Reliability Soldering.............................2 4 3 96 LOTT 1401. Introduction to Fiber Optics..........................3 4 4 112 SECOND SEMESTER CETT 1305. AC Circuits.......................................................1 6 3 112 CETT 1329. Solid State Devices..........................................1 6 3 112 CETT 1341. Solid State Circuits..........................................1 6 3 112 CETT 1415. Digital Applications........................................3 4 4 112 Total Semester Hours for Certificate 26

ASSOCIATE IN SCIENCE DEGREE: ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING 2+2 Transfer Plan to Texas A&M University-Kingsville

Sem. FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. ENGR 1201. Introduction to Engineering (accepted for EEEN 1201-Introduction to Electrical Engineering)...................................2 0 2 CHEM 1411. General Inorganic Chemistry I....................3 3 4 ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 MATH 2413. Calculus I.........................................................4 0 4 SECOND SEMESTER ECON 2301. Macroeconomics…………………………….3. 0 3 ENGR 2304. Programming for Engineers (accepted for CSEN 2304, Introduction To Computer Science).....................................2 3 3 HIST 1301. United States History I..................................3 0 3 MATH 2414. Calculus II........................................................4 0 4 PHYS 2425. University Physics I........................................3 3 4 THIRD SEMESTER ENGR 2406. Introduction to Digital Systems (accepted for EEEN 2340, Digital Logic Design)...................................................3 3 4 ENGR 2308. Engineering Economics..................................3 0 3

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ENGINEERING GOVT 2305. Federal Government: Federal Constitution and Topics.................3 0 3 HIST 1302. United States History II................................3 0 3 MATH 2320. Differential Equations.....................................3 0 3 FOURTH SEMESTER COSC 2325. Computer Organization and Machine Language (accepted for EEEN 3449)............2 3 3 ENGR 2305. Electrical Circuits I (accepted for EEEN 2323, Network Analysis I)........................................................3 1 3 ENGR 2105. Electrical Circuits Laboratory........................0 2 1 GOVT 2306. Texas Government: Texas Constitution and Topics.....................3 0 3 PHYS 2426. University Physics II.......................................3 3 4 Total Semester Hours for Associate Degree 60

Courses in bold type satisfy Del Mar College Core Curriculum. This degree does not meet the 42 semester credit hour core requirement for associate degrees. This plan does not fit Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering programs at all universities. Students must check specific requirements of the college or university to which they plan to transfer. ASSOCIATE IN SCIENCE DEGREE: INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING EMPHASIS (Suggested Transfer Plan)

Sem. FIRST SEMESTER .Lec. Lab Hrs. ENGR 1201. Introduction to Engineering .........................2 0 2 CHEM 1411. General Inorganic Chemistry I....................3 3 4 ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 HIST 1301. United States History I..................................3 0 3 MATH 2413. Calculus I.........................................................4 0 4 SECOND SEMESTER ENGR 1304. Engineering Graphics.....................................2 3 3 HIST 1302. United States History II................................3 0 3 MATH 2414. Calculus II........................................................4 0 4 PHYS 2425. University Physics I........................................3 3 4 THIRD SEMESTER ENGR 2301. Engineering Mechanics - Statics...................3 1 3 ENGR 2304. Programming for Engineers..........................2 3 3 GOVT 2305. Federal Government: Federal Constitution and Topics.................3 0 3 MATH 2421. Differential Equations and Linear Algebra.4 0 4 PHYS 2426. University Physics II.......................................3 3 4 FOURTH SEMESTER ENGR 2105. Electrical Circuits I Laboratory.....................0 2 1 ENGR 2308. Engineering Economics..................................3 0 3 ENGR 2305. Electrical Circuits I..........................................3 1 3 GOVT 2306. Texas Government: Texas Constitution and Topics.....................3 0 3 ECON 2301. Macroeconomics OR

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ENGINEERING ECON 2302.

Microeconomics..............................................3 0 3 Total Semester Hours for Associate Degree 60

Courses in bold type satisfy Del Mar College Core Curriculum. This degree does not meet the 42 semester credit hour requirement for associate degrees. This plan does not fit Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering programs at all universities. Students must check specific requirements of the college or university to which they plan to transfer.

ASSOCIATE IN SCIENCE DEGREE: MECHANICAL ENGINEERING (Suggested Transfer Plan)

Sem. FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs ENGR 1201. Introduction to Engineering..........................2 0 2 CHEM 1411. General Inorganic Chemistry I....................3 3 4 ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 HIST 1301. United States History I..................................3 0 3 MATH 2413. Calculus I.........................................................4 0 4 SECOND SEMESTER ENGR 1304. Engineering Graphics I...................................2 3 3 HIST 1302. United States History II................................3 0 3 MATH 2414. Calculus II........................................................4 0 4 PHYS 2425. University Physics I.......................................3 3 4 THIRD SEMESTER ENGR 2301. Engineering Mechanics - Statics...................3 1 3 ENGR 2304. Programming for Engineers..........................2 3 3 GOVT 2305. Federal Government: Federal Constitution and Topics.................3 0 3 MATH 2320. Differential Equations.....................................3 0 3 PHYS 2426. University Physics II.......................................3 3 4 FOURTH SEMESTER ENGR 2105. Electrical Circuits I Laboratory.....................0 2 1 ENGR 2302. Engineering Mechanics - Dynamics.............3 1 3 ENGR 2305. Electrical Circuits I..........................................3 1 3 GOVT 2306. Texas Constitution: Texas Constitution and Topics.....................3 0 3 MATH 2415.

Calculus III.......................................................4 0 4 Total Semester Hours for Associate Degree 60

Courses in bold type satisfy Del Mar College core curriculum. This degree does not meet the 42 semester credit hour core requirement for associate degrees. This plan does not fit Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering programs at all universities. Students must check specific requirements of the college or university for which they plan to transfer.

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ENGINEERING ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE: ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY (Suggested Occupational Plan)

Sem. FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs CETT 1303. DC Circuits.......................................................1 6 3 COSC 1309. Logic Design....................................................2 3 3 ENGR 1201. Introduction to Engineering..........................2 0 2 RBTC 1305. Robotic Fundamentals....................................2 4 3 SCIT 1418. Applied Physics ..............................................3 3 4 SECOND SEMESTER CETT 1305. AC Circuits.......................................................1 6 3 CETT 1415. Digital Applications........................................3 4 4 ELMT 1301. Programmable Logic Controllers..................1 5 3 INTC 1341. Principles of Automatic Control...................2 3 3 MATH 1314. College Algebra..............................................3 0 3 THIRD SEMESTER ECON 2301. Principles of Macroeconomics.....................3 0 3 Emphasis Elective............................................................................. 2 ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 ENGR 1304. Engineering Graphics I...................................2 3 3 INTC 1357. AC/DC Motor Control...................................2 4 3 FOURTH SEMESTER EECT 1307. Convergence Technologies (Capstone)........1 6 3 OR Emphasis Elective...................................... 3 ELMT 1305. Basic Fluid Power............................................2 3 3 Emphasis Elective............................................................................. 3 Humanities/Visual or Performing Arts Elective......................3 0 3 SPCH 1315. Fundamentals of Public Speaking..............3 0 3 Total Semester Hours for Associate Degree 60

Courses in bold type meet general education requirements for Del Mar College Associate in Applied Science degrees. Mechatronics Emphasis Electives CPMT 2337. Microcomputer Interfacing............................1 6 3 ELMT 2333. Industrial Electronics……………………….. 2 4 3 ELMT 2339. Advanced Programmable Logic Controllers .......................................................1 5 3 ELPT 2231. AC/DC Drives................................................1 4 2 INMT 1319. Manufacturing Processes...............................2 4 3 Instrumentation Emphasis Electives ELMT 2339. Advanced Programmable Logic Controllers........................................................1 5 3 INTC 1307. Instrumentation Test Equipment..................2 3 3 INTC 1312. Instrumentation and Safety...........................2 3 3 INTC 2230. Instrumentation Systems Troubleshooting.1 4 2 Alternative Energy Emphasis Electives FCEL 1305. Fuel Cell and Alt./Renewable Energy.........2 4 3 HART 1311. Solar Fundamentals........................................2 4 3 WIND 1200. Introduction to Wind Energy........................1 4 2

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ENGINEERING CERTIFICATE: INSTRUMENTATION (Suggested Occupational Plan)

Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours CETT 1415. Digital Applications OR ENGT 1407. Digital Fundamentals.....................................3 4-3 4 112-96 INTC 1307.* Instrumentation Test Equipment..................2 3 3 80 INTC 1312.* Instrumentation and Safety...........................2 3 3 80 INTC 1341. Principles of Automatic Control...................2 3 3 80 SECOND SEMESTER ELMT 1301. Programmable Logic Controllers OR RBTC 1305. Robotic Fundamentals.................................1-2 5-4 3 112-96 INTC 1343.* Application of Industrial Automatic Controls.........................................2 3 3 80 INTC 1357. AC/DC Motor Control...................................2 4 3 96 ELMT 1305. Basic Fluid Power OR INMT 1319. Manufacturing Processes...............................2 3-4 3 80 INTC 2230.* Instrumentation Systems Troubleshooting...............................................1 4 2 80 Total Semester Hours for Certificate 27

CERTIFICATE: ADVANCED ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY (Suggested Occupational Plan)

Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours INTC 1341. Principles of Automatic Control...................2 3 3 80 INTC 1357. AC/DC Motor Control...................................2 4 3 96 ELMT 1305. Basic Fluid Power OR ELMT 2333. Industrial Electronics......................................2 3-4 3 80-96 INMT 1319. Manufacturing Processes OR FCEL 1305. Fuel Cell and Alternative/ Renewable Energy..........................................2 4 3 96 HART 1311. Solar Fundamentals OR CPMT 2337. Microcomputer Interfacing.........................2-1 4-6 3 96 Total Semester Hours for Certificate 15

CERTIFICATE: ESSENTIALS ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY (Suggested Occupational Plan)

Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours COSC 1309. Logic Design OR ENGR 2304. Programming for Engineers..........................2 3 3 80 ENGR 1201. Introduction to Engineering..........................2 0 2 32 ENGT 1407. Digital Fundamentals OR CETT 1415. Digital Applications OR ENGR 2406. Introduction to Digital Systems....................3 3-4 4 96-112 MATH 1314. College Algebra OR MATH 1316. Plane Trigonometry........................................3 0 3 48 RBTC 1305. Robotic Fundamentals OR ELMT 1301. Programmable Logic Controllers OR

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Engineering Graphics I................................1-2

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Pre-Engineering Requirements

Del Mar College offers many courses which transfer to colleges of engineering in Texas and other states. Requirements vary substantially from one university to another, which diversity even in the different areas represented in a particular college of engineering. While a student in the department of Computer Science, Engineering and Advanced Technology at Del Mar College, students should consult an advisor to develop a degree plan in Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering. Students interested in other areas of engineering can take additional coursework at Del Mar College in their planned future majors. For example, Chemical Engineering majors could take: CHEM 2323/2123, CHEM 2325/2125, ENGR 2333, or 2334. Petroleum Engineering majors could take GISC 1311, SRVY 2340, GEOL 1103 and 1303. Civil Engineering majors could take GISC 1311, SRVY 2340, GEOL 1103 and 1303.

English

Department of English and Philosophy......................................(361) 698-1234 ASSOCIATE IN ARTS DEGREE: ENGLISH with emphasis in Literature (Suggested Transfer Plan)

Sem. FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 American History Core Elective..................................................3 0 3 College-Level Mathematics Core Elective.................................3 0 3 Social/Behavioral Sciences Core Elective..................................3 0 3 Life and Physical Sciences Core Elective w/lab.......................3 1 4 SECOND SEMESTER ENGL 1302. Composition II................................................3 0 3 American History Core Elective..................................................3 0 3 Communications (SPCH) Core Elective ...................................3 0 3 KINE 1238. Introduction to Physical Fitness and Sport..........................................................2 1 2 Life and Physical Sciences Elective............................................3 0 3 THIRD SEMESTER Sophomore Literature Core Elective..........................................3 0 3 Sophomore Literature.....................................................................3 0 3 HIST 2311. Western Civilization I OR HIST 2312. Western Civilization II....................................3 0 3 GOVT 2305. Federal Government: Federal Constitution and Topics.................3 0 3 Social and Behavioral Sciences Core Elective.............................3 0 3 FOURTH SEMESTER Sophomore Literature.....................................................................3 0 3 Sophomore Literature.....................................................................3 0 3 Sophomore Literature.....................................................................3 0 3

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ENGLISH - FIRE SCIENCE GOVT 2306. Texas Constitution: Texas Constitution and Topics.....................3 0 3 Creative Arts Core Elective..........................................................3 0 3 Total Semester Hours for Associate Degree 60

Courses in bold type satisfy Del Mar College Core Curriculum. ASSOCIATE IN ARTS DEGREE: ENGLISH with emphasis in Philosophy (Suggested Transfer Plan)

Sem. FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 American History Core Elective..................................................3 0 3 College-Level Mathematics Core Elective.................................3 0 3 Social/Behavioral Sciences Core Elective..................................3 0 3 Life and Physical Sciences Core Elective w/lab.......................3 1 4 SECOND SEMESTER ENGL 1302. Composition II................................................3 0 3 American History Core Elective..................................................3 0 3 Philosophy Elective........................................................................3 0 3 Communications (SPCH) Core Elective ...................................3 0 3 KINE 1238. Introduction to Physical Fitness and Sport..........................................................2 1 2 THIRD SEMESTER Sophomore Literature Core Elective..........................................3 0 3 HIST 2311. Western Civilization I OR HIST 2312. Western Civilization II....................................3 0 3 GOVT 2305. Federal Government: Federal Constitution and Topics.................3 0 3 Life and Physical Sciences Core Elective..................................3 0 3 Philosophy Elective........................................................................3 0 3 FOURTH SEMESTER Sophomore Literature.....................................................................3 0 3 Sophomore Literature.....................................................................3 0 3 Philosophy Elective........................................................................3 0 3 GOVT 2306. Texas Constitution: Texas Constitution and Topics.....................3 0 3 Creative Arts Core Elective..........................................................3 0 3 Total Semester Hours for Associate Degree 60

Courses in bold type satisfy Del Mar College Core Curriculum.

Environmental/Petrochemical Lab Technology SEE: CHEMICAL LABORATORY TECHNOLOGY

Fire Science

Department of Public Safety Education.....................................(361) 698-1724 ALSO SEE: EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES

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FIRE SCIENCE The general objective of the curriculum is to offer professional-level education to meet personnel needs in the field of modern fire science and fire prevention. The Del Mar College Regional Fire Academy meets the standards of the Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP) Personnel Standards and Education. Students must attend an orientation and apply to be accepted into the Academy. Students interested in becoming cadets in the Academy should contact the Academy faculty for information on orientation dates, starting dates of academies, and requirements for acceptance. Additionally, the program offers an Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree in Fire Science. The purpose of the AAS degree is to prepare firefighters for career advancement. The AAS in Fire Science is recognized by the United States Fire Administration of the Federal Emergency Management Administration as an official Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education Institution. The student planning to continue at a senior college should consult an advisor concerning degree requirements of the college to which transfer is intended. CERTIFICATE: BASIC FIREFIGHTER LEVEL II (Suggested Occupational Plan) For all individuals who are interested in a career as a firefighter, this program prepares the student to take the Basic Firefighter examination with the TCFP. Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours FIRS 1301. Firefighter Certification I................................2 3 3 80 FIRS 1407. Firefighter Certification II..............................2 6 4 128 FIRS 1313. Firefighter Certification III.............................1 5 3 96 FIRS 1319. Firefighter Certification IV.............................2 3 3 80 FIRS 1323. Firefighter Certification V..............................1 5 3 96 FIRS 1103. Firefighter Agility/Fitness Preparation.......1 1 1 32 SECOND SEMESTER EMSP 1305. Emergency Care Attendant OR EMSP 1501. Emergency Medical Technician-Basic.......2-3 2-8 3-5 64-176 AND EMSP 1160. Clinical..............................................................0 6 1 96 FIRS 1329. Firefighter Certification VI.............................2 3 3 80 FIRS 1433. Firefighter Certification VII (Capstone).......2 6 4 128 FIRT 1319. Firefighter Health and Safety........................3 0 3 48 Total Semester Hours for Certificate 30

ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE: FIRE SCIENCE Basic Firefighting Option (Suggested Occupational Plan) For individuals who are interested in a career as a firefighter, this program prepares the student to take the Basic Firefighter examination with the Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP). Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 48 FIRT 1333. Fire Chemistry I...............................................3 0 3 48 FIRT 1301. Fundamentals of Fire Protection...................3 0 3 48

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FIRE SCIENCE - FOREIGN LANGUAGE FIRT 1319. Firefighter Health and Safety........................3 0 3 48 FIRT 1338. Fire Protection Systems..................................3 0 3 48 SECOND SEMESTER Social and Behavioral Sciences Core Elective..........................3 0 3 48 Communications (SPCH) Core Elective....................................3 0 3 48 Creative Arts OR Language Philosophy and Culture Core Elective.............................................................3 0 3 48 THIRD SEMESTER FIRT 1307. Fire Prevention Codes and Inspections.......3 0 3 48 Mathematics Core Elective...........................................................3 0 3 48 FIRT 1329. Building Codes and Construction................3 0 3 48 FOURTH SEMESTER EMSP 1305. Emergency Care Attendant OR EMSP 1501. Emergency Medical Technician-Basic.......2-3 2-8 3-5 64-176 AND EMSP 1160. Clinical..............................................................0 6 1 96 FIRS 1301. Fire Certification I...........................................2 3 3 80 FIRS 1407. Fire Certification II..........................................2 6 4 128 FIRS 1313. Fire Certification III.........................................1 5 3 96 FIRS 1319. Fire Certification IV........................................2 3 3 80 FIFTH SEMESTER FIRS 1103. Firefighter Agility/Fitness Preparation.......1 1 1 32 FIRS 1323. Fire Certification V..........................................1 5 3 96 FIRS 1329. Fire Certification VI........................................2 3 3 80 FIRS 1433. Fire Certification VII (Capstone)...................2 6 4 128 Total Semester Hours for Associate Degree 60

Courses in bold type meet General Education requirements for Del Mar College Associate in Applied Science degrees.

Foreign Language

Department of Communications, Languages and Reading........(361) 698-1534 ASSOCIATE IN ARTS DEGREE: FOREIGN LANGUAGE (Suggested Transfer Plan)

Sem. FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 HIST 1301. United States History I OR HIST 2327. Mexican-American History I........................3 0 3 Mathematics Core Elective...........................................................3 0 3 Communications (SPCH) Core Elective ...................................3 0 3 SPAN, FREN or GERM 1411..........................................................3 2 4 SECOND SEMESTER ENGL 1302. Composition II................................................3 0 3 HIST 1302. United History States History II OR HIST 2328. Mexican-American History II......................3 0 3 Life and Physical Sciences Core Elective .................................3 0-3 3 KINE 1238. Introduction to Physical Fitness and Sport..........................................................2 1 2

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Courses in bold type satisfy Del Mar College Core Curriculum.

Students should check specific requirements of the college or university to which they plan to attend. In consultation with a department advisor, a specific degree plan will be completed.

GED Instruction

SEE: CONTINUING EDUCATION AND NONCREDIT PROGRAMS

Generalist

SEE: TEACHING

General Management

SEE: MANAGEMENT DEVELOPMENT

Geographical Information Systems

Department of Computer Science, Engineering and Advanced Technology..........................................................(361) 698-1299 ASSOCIATE IN SCIENCE DEGREE: GEOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION SYSTEMS (GIS) (Suggested Transfer Plan)

Sem. FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 HIST 1301. United States History I..................................3 0 3 GEOG 1303. World Regional Geography.........................3 0 3 GISC 1311. Introduction to GIS.........................................2 4 3 SECOND SEMESTER ENGL 1302. Composition II................................................3 0 3

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GENERAL MANAGEMENT - GEOGRAPHICAL SYSTEMS HIST 1302. United States History II................................3 0 3 MATH 2413. Calculus I.........................................................4 0 4 COSC 1436. Programming Fundamentals I......................3 3 4 GOVT 2305. Federal Government: Federal Constitution and Topics.................3 0 3 THIRD SEMESTER Life and Physical SciencesCore Elective..................................3 3 4 ECON 2301. Principles of Macroeconomics.....................3 0 3 SRVY 2340. Advanced Plane Surveying OR ENGR 1304. Engineering Graphics I OR DFTG 1309. Basic Computer-Aided Drafting ..................2 3-4 3 GISC 1191. Special Topics in Cartography ......................1 1 1 Language, Philosophy and Culture Core Elective...................3 0 3 FOURTH SEMESTER MATH 2414. Calculus II........................................................4 0 4 GOVT 2306. Texas Government: Texas Constitution and Topics.....................3 0 3 Life and Physical Sciences Core Elective..................................3 3 4 Communications (SPCH) Core Elective....................................3 0 3 Creative Arts Core Elective..........................................................3 0 3 Total Semester Hours for Associate Degree 60

Courses in bold type satisfy Del Mar College Core Curriculum. This plan does fit most but not all Bachelor of Applied Science (Digital Mapping) and Bachelor of Science in Geographic Information Science (GIS) programs at all universities. Students are advised to consult an academic advisor concerning specific transfer to BAS, BS and BA programs in GIS Geology, Geography and Environmental Science. Students must check specific requirements of the college or university to which they plan to transfer. The student should be especially cognizant of choices applied to Life and Physical Sciences (BIOL, CHEM, GEOL or PHYS w/lab) and SRVY 2340, ENGR 1304 or DFTG 1309 and GISC 1191 as to how they pertain to the student’s chosen transfer plan into BA, BS or BAS university programs. GEOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION SYSTEMS EMPHASIS This curriculum prepares the student with the skills necessary to pursue a career in the field of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and Global Positioning Systems (GPS). This program uses up-to-date technology and affords students a wide variety of employment opportunities in the corporate world and both local and state government agencies. Students will learn to acquire, analyze, and manage spatial data and information. GIS Specialists work with digital maps, graphics, and databases to derive management data. ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE: COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS Geographic Information Systems Emphasis (Suggested Occupational Plan)

Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 48 ITSC 1301. Introduction to Computers............................3 1 3 64 ITSC 1305. Introduction to PC Operating Systems........2 4 3 96 GISC 1311. Introduction to GIS OR

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GEOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION SYSTEMS GISC 1302. Understanding Geographic Information Systems.......................................2 4 3 96 SECOND SEMESTER MATH 1314. College Algebra..............................................3 0 3 48 GISC 2420. Intermediate Geographic Information Systems (GIS)...................................................3 3 4 96 ITSE 1329. Programing and Design OR COSC 1309. Logic Design....................................................2 3 3 80 ITSW 1307. Introduction to Database................................2 2 3 64 GEOL 1103. Physical Geology Laboratory.......................0 3 1 16 THIRD SEMESTER MATH 1342. Elementary Statistical Methods OR MATH 1316. Trigonometry...................................................3 0 3 48 GISC 1421. Introduction to Raster-Based GIS.................3 3 4 96 GISC 1391. Special Topics in Cartography.......................2 3 3 80 Creative Arts Core Elective..........................................................3 0 3 48 FOURTH SEMESTER GISC 2301. Data Acquisition and Analysis in GIS Information Systems (GIS).............................2 4 3 96 GISC 2335. Programming for Geographic Information Systems (GIS).............................2 4 3 96 ITSE 2309. Database Programming OR SRVY 2340. Advanced Plane Surveying ..........................2 3-4 3 80-96 FIFTH SEMESTER ENGR 1304. Engineering Graphics – I OR DFTG 1309. Basic Computer-Aided Drafting ..................2 3-4 3 80-96 GISC 2131. Advanced Problems in Geographic Information Systems (GIS).............................0 2 1 32 SPCH 1321. Business and Professional Communication..............................................3 0 3 48 ITSC 2286. Internship - Computer and Information Science, General (Capstone)..........................0 10 2 160 ECON 2301. Principles of Macroeconomics.....................3 0 3 48 Total Semester Hours for Associate Degree 60

Courses in bold type meet General Education requirements for Del Mar College Associate in Applied Science degrees. Computer Science, Engineering and Advanced Technology careers require proficiency in basic keyboarding skills. Students are personally responsible for insuring that they currently possess, or will acquire, the necessary keyboarding skills to successfully complete the chosen degree or certificate program. Students considering transferring to a four-year degree program at a university should see an advisor. CERTIFICATE: GEOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION SYSTEMS ANALYST LEVEL II (Suggested Occupational Plan)

Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours ENGL 1301. Composition I..................................................3 0 3 48 GISC 1311. Introduction to GIS.........................................2 4 3 96 ITSE 1402. Computer Programming OR

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GEOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION SYSTEMS COSC 1436. Programming Fundamentals I......................3 3 4 ITSW 1307. Introduction to Database................................2 2 3 SECOND SEMESTER GISC 2420. Intermediate Geographic Information Systems.............................................................3 3 4 GISC 1421. Introduction to Raster-Based GIS.................3 3 4 GISC 1491. Special Topics in Cartography.......................3 3 4 ITSE 1432. Introduction to Visual Basic.Net Programming...................................................3 3 4 GEOL 1103. Physical Geology Laboratory........................0 3 1 THIRD SEMESTER GISC 2435. Programming for Geographic Information Systems (GIS).............................3 3 4 GISC 2301. Data Acquisition and Analysis in GIS..........2 4 3 GISC 2131. Advanced Problems in Geographic Information Systems (GIS).............................0 2 1 MATH 1314. College Algebra...............................................3 0 3 Total Semester Hours for Certificate 41

96 64 96 96 96 96 48 96 96 32 48

Students pursuing this award program are required to meet Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards and course requirements. MARKETABLE SKILLS ACHIEVEMENT AWARD - GIS-IT TECHNICIAN (Suggested Occupational Plan)

Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours ITSC 1301. Introduction to Computers............................3 1 3 64 ITSC 1305. Introduction to PC Operating Systems........2 3 3 80 ITSE 1329. Programming Logic and Design...................2 3 3 80 ITSW 1307. Introduction to Database................................2 2 3 64 GISC 1105.

Introduction to ArcView/ArcGIS.................1 1 1 32 Total Semester Hours for Certificate 13

MARKETABLE SKILLS ACHIEVEMENT AWARD - GIS LEVEL I (Suggested Occupational Plan)

Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours GISC 1311. Introduction to GIS.........................................2 4 3 96 GISC 2420. Intermediate Geographic Information Systems.............................................................3 3 4 96 GISC 1421. Introduction to Raster-Based Geographic Information Systems (GIS).............................3 3 4 96 Total Semester Hours for Certificate 11

MARKETABLE SKILLS ACHIEVEMENT AWARD - GIS LEVEL II (Suggested Occupational Plan)

Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours GISC 1491. Special Topics in Cartography.......................3 3 4 96 GISC 2301. Data Acquisition and Analysis in

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Geographic Information Systems (GIS).......2 4 3 96 Advanced Problems in Geographic Information Systems (GIS).............................0 2 1 32 Programming for Geographic Information Systems (GIS).............................3 3 4 96 Total Semester Hours for Certificate 12

Geography

Department of Social Sciences...................................................... (361) 698-1228 ASSOCIATE IN ARTS DEGREE: CULTURAL GEOGRAPHY (Suggested Transfer Plan)

Sem. FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 HIST 1301. United States History I OR HIST 2327. Mexican-American History I........................3 0 3 Mathematics Core Elective...........................................................3 0 3 Life and Physical Sciences Core Elective..................................3 0 3 Creative Arts Core Elective..........................................................3 0 3 SECOND SEMESTER ENGL 1302. Composition II ...............................................3 0 3 HIST 1302. United States History II OR HIST 2328. Mexican-American History II......................3 0 3 GEOG 1302. Cultural Geography........................................3 0 3 Life and Physical Sciences Core Elective..................................3 0 3 Life and Physical Sciences Core Lab..........................................0 3 1 Communications (SPCH) Core Elective ...................................3 0 3 THIRD SEMESTER Language, Philosophy and Cultural Core Elective..................3 0 3 GEOG 1303. World Regional Geography................................... 3 0 GOVT 2305. Federal Government: Federal Constitution and Topics........................... 3 0 KINE 1238. Introduction to Physical Fitness and Sport............................................................ 2 1 Approved Computer Course (COSC 1301, ITSC 1301 or 1309).... 3 0 FOURTH SEMESTER GOVT 2306. Texas Government: Texas Constitution and Topics............................... 3 0 GEOG 2312. Economic Geography OR GEOG 1305. Geography of North America.......................... 3 0 Social and Behavioral Sciences Core Elective............................. 3 0 Approved Electives .......................................................................... 6 0

Total Semester Hours for Associate Degree

3 3 2 3 3 3 3 6

60

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GEOGRAPHY Students should check specific requirements of the college or university to which they plan to transfer. ASSOCIATE IN ARTS DEGREE: PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY (Suggested Transfer Plan)

Sem. FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. ENGL1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 HIST 1301. United States History I OR HIST 2327. Mexican-American History I........................3 0 3 MATH 1314. College Algebra..............................................3 0 3 GEOG 1301. Earth Sciences I................................................3 0 3 GEOL 1303. Physical Geology.............................................3 0 3 GEOL 1103. Physical Geology Lab....................................0 3 1 SECOND SEMESTER ENGL1302. Composition II................................................3 0 3 HIST 1302. United States History II OR HIST 2328. Mexican-History II.........................................3 0 3 MATH 1316. Plane Trigonometry........................................3 0 3 GEOG 2312. Economic Geography.....................................3 0 3 Communications (SPCH) Core Elective ...................................3 0 3 Creative Arts Core Elective..........................................................3 0 3 THIRD SEMESTER Language, Philosophy and Culture Core Elective...................3 0 3 Life and Physical Sciences. PHYS 1401. College Physics I....3 0 3 Life and Physical Sciences. PHYS 1401 Lab..............................0 3 1 GOVT 2305. Federal Government: Federal Constitution and Topics.................3 0 3 KINE 1238. Introduction to Physical Fitness and Sport..........................................................2 1 2 FOURTH SEMESTER GEOL 1404. Earth History...................................................3 3 4 Social/Behavioral Sciences Core Elective..................................3 0 3 Life and Physical Sciences. PHYS 1402. College Physics II...3 0 3 Life and Physical Sciences. PHYS 1402 Lab..............................0 3 1 GOVT 2306. Texas Government: Texas Constitution and Topics.....................3 0 3 Total Semester Hours for Associate Degree 60

Courses in bold type satisfy Del Mar College Core Curriculum. Students should check specific requirements of the college or university to which they plan to transfer.

Geology

Department of Natural Sciences.................................................(361) 698-1229

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GEOLOGY - HEALTH CARE CONTINUING EDUCATION PROGRAMS ASSOCIATE IN SCIENCE DEGREE: GEOLOGY (Suggested Transfer Plan)

Sem. FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. GEOL 1303. Physical Geology............................................3 0 3 GEOL 1103. Physical Geology Lab....................................0 3 1 MATH 1314. College Algebra..............................................3 0 3 ENGL 1301. Composition I..................................................3 0 3 Social/Behavioral Sciences Core Elective*................................3 0 3 SECOND SEMESTER GEOL 1304. Earth History (Historical Geology).............3 0 3 GEOL 1104. Earth History (Historical Geology) Lab.....0 3 1 CHEM 1411. General Inorganic Chemistry I......................3 3 4 MATH 1316. Plane Trigonometry.........................................3 0 3 SPCH 1315. Fundamentals of Public Speaking..............3 0 3 HIST 1301. United States History I..................................3 0 3 THIRD SEMESTER MATH 2413. Calculus I.........................................................4 0 4 GOVT 2305. Federal Government: Federal Constitution and Topics.................3 0 3 Language, Philosophy and Culture Core Elective*.................3 0 3 CHEM 1412. General Inorganic Chemistry II.....................3 3 4 GEOL 2107 Geology Field Methods Lab Elective............0 3 1 FOURTH SEMESTER GOVT 2306. Texas Government: Texas Constitution and Topics.....................3 0 3 Creative Arts Core Elective*......................................................... 3 0 3 PHYS 2425. University Physics I OR PHYS 1401. College Physics................................................3 3 4 HIST 1302. United States History II................................3 0 3 *Elective (GISC 1311, KINE 1238, PHIL 2306, ECON 2301, MATH 2414, others)‌.............2 0 2 Total Semester Hours for Associate Degree 60

Courses in bold type satisfy Del Mar College Core Curriculum. Minimum degree requirements: For the AS Geology Degree, 60- 62 hours chosen from the above plan to include the 42 hour DMC Core Curriculum and 18 sophomore hours. Students must demonstrate use of basic computer skills through ENGL 1303, CHEM 1411, and all GEOL classes. *Students should see an Advisor for selecting recommended core electives and other electives. Students should check specific requirements of the college or university to which they plan to transfer.

Health Care Continuing Education Programs

SEE: CONTINUING EDUCATION AND NONCREDIT PROGRAMS

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Health Information Technology

Department of Allied Health......................................................(361) 698-2820

This program provides the course work to meet the educational requirements for certification in Health Information Technology and Medical Coding. The Health Information Technology Program offers a Coding Specialist Certificate, a 34-credit hour certificate program designed to prepare students to understand medical concepts, terminology and accurately code medical records for hospitals, physician offices, clinics and other health care providers. Accurate coding is critical to health care providers due to its affects on reimbursement, compliance requirements and other federal and state regulations. Upon successful completion of the Coding Specialist Certificate program, students are eligible to take the Certified Coding Associate exam (CCA) offered by theAmerican Health Information ManagementAssociation (AHIMA) with opportunities for advanced certification. The Health Information Technology Program also offers a 60-credit hour Associate in Applied Science Degree in which students receive extensive training in medical records management in hospitals, clinics, government facilities, and other medical facilities. Graduates are eligible to take the national registry examinations for certification as a Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) and a Certified Coding Associate (CCA) given by theAmerican Health Information ManagementAssociation (AHIMA). Individuals with the RHIT and CCA credentials are in great demand in this area and surrounding areas due to the growing number of health care facilities. Graduates of the program may be able to transfer some acquired credit hours to a baccalaureate degree curriculum. The number of transferable credit hours can be maximized with appropriate faculty advisement prior to and during the student’s enrollment. The Health Information Technology program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM), 233 N. Michigan Ave, 21st Floor, Chicago, IL 60601-5800. In addition to the standard College admission process, students planning to enter the Health Information Technology programs must complete the following: • attend an advising session with the program director • submit a completed application for admission by July 15th • submit all college transcripts showing evidence of completion of prerequisites • or current enrollment • have a minimum grade point average of 2.5 • have completed HPRS 2001 Nursing students or graduates, or any graduates or students from the Health Science programs who have completed the pre-requisites of the Health Information Technology Program (Coding Specialist Certificate of Associate Degree) may apply in the spring semester and be permitted to start in the second semester. Candidates selected for enrollment will be notified by mail. Upon enrollment, the student must pass a background check and drug screen test at student’s expense for security clearance and continued enrollment in the program. Contact the Health Information Technology Program Director at (361) 698-2844.

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Sem. Clock PREREQUISITES Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours BIOL 2404 Foundations of Anatomy and Physiology. 3 3 4 96 HITT 1305. Medical Terminology I...................................3 0 3 48 FIRST SEMESTER (Fall) HITT 1301. Health Data Content and Structure..............2 2 3 64 HITT 1349. Pharmacology..................................................3 0 3 48 ITSW 1407. Introduction to Database................................3 3 4 96 SECOND SEMESTER (Spring) HITT 1341. Coding and Classification Systems..............3 1 3 64 ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 48 THIRD SEMESTER (Summer) HITT 1342. Ambulatory Coding........................................3 1 3 64 HITT 2335. Coding and Reimbursement Methodologies (Capstone).............................3 1 3 64 FOURTH SEMESTER (Fall) POFM 1317 Medical Administrative Support………....3 0 3 48 HITT 1261. Clinical I Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician ...........0 8 2 128 Total Semester Hours­for Certificate 34

Courses in bold type meet General Education requirements for Del Mar College. ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE: HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY Sufficient high school or college science background required to enroll in BIOL 2404; otherwise, students must enroll in BIOL 1371. Sem. Clock PREREQUISITES Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours BIOL 2404 Foundations of Anatomy and Physiology...3 3 4 96 HITT 1305 Medical Terminology I...................................3 0 3 48 FIRST SEMESTER (Fall) HITT 1301. Health Data Content and Structure..............2 2 3 64 HITT 1349. Pharmacology..................................................3 0 3 48 ITSW 1407. Introduction to Database................................3 3 4 96 SECOND SEMESTER (Spring) HITT 1341. Coding and Classification Systems..............3 1 3 64 HITT 1353. Legal and Ethical Aspects of Health Information.....................................3 1 3 48 HITT 1345. Health Care Delivery Systems......................3 0 3 48 HITT 1191. Special Topics in Health Information Technology/Technician..................................0 3 1 48 THIRD SEMESTER (Summer) ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 48 MATH 1342. Elementary Statistical Methods..................3 0 3 48 HITT 1342. Ambulatory Coding........................................3 1 3 64 HITT 2335. Coding and Reimbursement Methodologies.................................................3 1 3 64

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HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - HISTORY FOURTH SEMESTER (Fall) HITT 1261. Clinical I Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician...................0 8 2 128 HITT 2239. Health Information Organization and Supervision...............................................1 2 2 48 HITT 1255 Healthcare Statistics…………………………1 3 2 64 HITT 2343. Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement...................................................3 0 3 48 FIFTH SEMESTER (Spring) HITT 2260. Clinical-Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician..................................0 8 2 128 PSYC 2301. General Psychology.......................................3 0 3 48 Communications (SPCH) Core Elective....................................3 0 3 48 Creative Arts OR Language, Philosophy, and Culture Core Elective..................3 0 3 48 HITT 2149. RHIT Competence Review............................0 3 1 48 Total Semester Hours for Associate Degree 60

Courses in bold type meet General Education requirements for Del Mar College Associate in Applied Science degrees.

History

Department of Social Sciences....................................................(361) 698-1228 ASSOCIATE IN ARTS DEGREE: HISTORY (Suggested Transfer Plan)

Sem. FIRST SEMESTER Lec Lab . Hrs. ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 HIST 1301. United States History I OR HIST 2327. Mexican-American History I........................3 0 3 Mathematics Core Elective...........................................................3 0 3 Life and Physical Sciences Core Elective..................................3 0 3 Creative Arts Core Elective..........................................................3 0 3 SECOND SEMESTER ENGL 1302. Composition II............................................... 3 0 3 HIST 1302. United States History II OR HIST 2327. Mexican-American History II History.......3 0 3 GEOG 1303. World Regional Geography...........................3 0 3 Life and Physical Sciences Core Elective .................................3 0 3 Life and Physical Sciences Core Lab..........................................0 3 1 Communications (SPCH) Core Elective....................................3 0 3 THIRD SEMESTER Language, Philosophy and Culture Core Elective...................3 0 3 HIST 2311. Western Civilization I.....................................3 0 3 GOVT 2305. Federal Government: Federal Constitution and Topics.................3 0 3 KINE 1238. Introduction to Physical Fitness and Sport..........................................................2 1 2 Foreign Language Elective............................................................3 0 3 Social and Behavioral Sciences Core Elective..........................3 0 3

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HISTORY - HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT FOURTH SEMESTER GOVT 2306. Texas Government: Texas Constitution and Topics.....................3 0 3 HIST 2312. Western Civilization II....................................3 0 3 HIST 2389. Academic Cooperative...................................3 0 3 History elective from the approved list of courses....................3 0 3 Total Semester Hours for Associate Degree 60

Courses in bold type satisfy Del Mar College Core Curriculum. Students should check specific requirements of the college or university to which they plan to transfer.

Hospitality Management

Department of Human Sciences and Education.........................(361) 698-2809

ALSO SEE: MANAGEMENT DEVELOPMENT The Hospitality Program is designed to prepare students to enter into the hospitality industry. The program provides a quality education that incorporates theory and practice through one certificate program and one Associate in Applied Science degree. The Hospitality Management Certificate prepares students to work in the lodging industry. The Associate in Applied Science in Hospitality Management provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to become leaders in the industry. Students planning on continuing their education should check specific requirements of the college or university to which they plan to transfer. CERTIFICATE: HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT LEVEL II (Suggested Occupational Plan)

Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hrs. HAMG 1321. Introduction to Hospitality Industry...........3 0 3 48 CHEF 1305. Sanitation and Safety......................................3 0 3 48 CHEF 1301. Basic Food Preparation...................................2 3 3 80 RSTO 1313. Hospitality Supervision.................................3 0 3 48 POFT 1321. Business Math OR Computer Elective........3 0 3 48 SECOND SEMESTER HAMG 1313. Front Office Procedures..................................3 1 3 HAMG 1340. Hospitality Legal Issues.................................3 0 3 RSTO 1325. Purchasing for Hospitality Operations........3 0 3 HAMG 2381. Hospitality Administration and Management Cooperative Education (Capstone)......................1 20 3 *Approved Hospitality Elective....................................................3 0 3 Total Semester Hours for Certificate 30

64 48 48 336 48

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Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hrs. HAMG 1321. Introduction to Hospitality Industry...........3 0 3 48 CHEF 1305. Sanitation and Safety......................................3 0 3 48 CHEF 1301. Basic Food Preparation...................................2 3 3 80 RSTO 1313. Hospitality Supervision.................................3 0 3 48 Computer Elective or POFT 1321 Business Math.......................3 0 3 48 SECOND SEMESTER RSTO 1325. Purchasing for Hospitality Operations........3 0 3 48 HAMG 1313. Front Office Procedures .................................3 1 3 64 HAMG 1340. Hospitality Legal Issues.................................3 0 3 48 HAMG 2381. Hospitality Administration and Management Cooperative Education..........................................1 20 3 336 *Approved Hospitality Elective....................................................3 0 3 48 THIRD SEMESTER ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 48 Social and Behavioral Science Elective**..................................3 0 3 48 RSTO 2301. Principles of Food and Beverage Controls............................................................2 3 3 80 RSTO 1304. Dining Room Service .....................................2 3 3 80 HAMG 2307. Hospitality Marketing and Sales..................3 0 3 48 FOURTH SEMESTER SPCH 1311 or SPCH 1315..............................................................3 0 3 48 Math or Natural Sciences Elective..............................................3 0 3 48 Humanities Elective***.................................................................3 0 3 48 HAMG 2332. Hospitality Financial Management (Capstone)........................................................3 0 3 48 *Approved Hospitality Elective....................................................3 0 3 48 Total Semester Hours for Associate Degree 60

*Approved Hospitality Electives: IFWA 1318, 1427, RSTO 1301 **Approved Social and Behavioral Sciences Electives: Choose one - ECON 2301, GOVT 2305, 2306, HIST 1301, 1302 ***Humanities Electives: Choose one - PHIL 1301 or 2306 Courses in bold type meet General Education requirements for Del Mar College Associate in Applied Science degrees.

Human Services

Department of Human Sciences and Education.........................(361) 698-2809

The Human Services curriculum offers a program of study that approaches the objective of meeting human needs through an interdisciplinary knowledge base. The program introduces the student to educational practicum and internship experiences as well as theoretical models and ethical standards of the human services field. Courses in the Human Services program may be applied to a 250


HUMAN SERVICES certificate or an Associate of Applied Science degree. Through clinical and agency affiliations students have the opportunity to receive clinical experiences in the areas of substance abuse, counseling, gerontology, intergenerational practices, as well as mental illness and mental retardation. A minimum grade of “C” is required for Human Services students in their major field. CERTIFICATE: HUMAN SERVICES LEVEL II (Suggested Occupational Plan)

Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours SCWK 1321. Orientation to Social Services........................3 0 3 48 DAAC 2354. Dynamics of Group Counseling...................3 0 3 48 DAAC 1311. Counseling Theories.......................................3 0 3 48 PMHS 1166. OR DAAC 1166. Practicum.....................................0 7 1 112 ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 48 SECOND SEMESTER CMSW 1323. The Exceptional Person OR DAAC 1304. The Pharmacology of Addiction...................3 0 3 48 DAAC 1417. Basic Counseling Skills...................................4 0 4 64 PMHS 2166. or DAAC 2166. Practicum.......................................0 7 1 112 CMSW 1341. Behavioral Modification with Cognitive Disorders........................................3 0 3 48 Major Elective ...........................................................................3 0 3 48 THIRD SEMESTER PMHS 2363 Clinical - Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician (Capstone) OR DAAC 2363. Clinical - Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling (Capstone)...................................0 9 3 144 DAAC 1305. Co-Occurring Disorders.................................3 0 3 48 DAAC 1309. Assessment of Substance Related And Addictive Disorders...............................3 1 3 64 DAAC 2307. Addicted Family Intervention.......................3 1 3 64 Total Semester Hours for Certificate 39

Courses in bold type meet General Education requirements for Del Mar College. Electives must be approved. ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE: GENERALIST STUDIES IN HUMAN SERVICES (Suggested Occupational Plan)

Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours SCWK 1321. Orientation to Social Services........................3 0 3 48 DAAC 2354. Dynamics of Group Counseling...................3 0 3 48 DAAC 1311. Counseling Theories.......................................3 0 3 48 ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 48 CMSW 1323. The Exceptional Person..................................3 0 3 48

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HUMAN SERVICES SECOND SEMESTER GERS 1301. Introduction to Gerontology.........................3 0 3 48 DAAC 1417. Basic Counseling Skills...................................4 0 4 64 PMHS 1166. Practicum..........................................................0 7 1 112 DAAC 1305. Co-Occurring Disorders.................................3 0 3 48 Creative Arts OR Language, Philosophy and Culture Core Elective...................3 0 3 48 THIRD SEMESTER Computer Elective..........................................................................3 0 3 48 Social and Behavioral Sciences Core Elective*........................3 0 3 48 FOURTH SEMESTER DAAC 1309. Assessment Skills Substance Related and Addictive Disorders................................3 1 3 64 CMSW 1341. Behavioral Modification and Cognitive Disorders .............................3 0 3 48 TECA 1354. Child Growth and Development..................3 0 3 48 PMHS 2166. Practicum..........................................................0 7 1 112 Mathematics OR Life and Physical Science Core Elective....3 0 3 48 FIFTH SEMESTER PMHS 2363. Clinical-Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician (Capstone)........0 9 3 144 DAAC 2307. Addicted Family Intervention.......................3 1 3 64 TECA 1303. Family, School and Community....................3 1 3 64 SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication OR SPCH 1315 Fundamentals of Public Speaking.........................3 0 3 48 Total Semester Hours for Associate Degree 60

Courses in bold type meet General Education requirements for Del Mar College Associate in Applied Science degrees. *PSYC 2301, SOCI 1301, 1306, 2301, or 2319 Electives must be approved. ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE: ADDICTION STUDIES IN HUMAN SERVICES (Suggested Occupational Plan)

Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours SCWK 1321. Orientation to Social Studies.........................3 0 3 48 DAAC 2354. Dynamics of Group Counseling...................3 0 3 48 DAAC 1311. Counseling Theories.......................................3 0 3 48 DAAC 1319. Substance-Related and Addictive Disorders................................3 0 3 48 ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 48 SECOND SEMESTER DAAC 1304. Pharmacology of Addiction...........................3 0 3 48 DAAC 1417. Basic Counseling Skills...................................4 0 4 64 DAAC 1305. Co-Occurring Disorders.................................3 0 3 48 DAAC 1166. Practicum-Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling.......................................................0 7 1 112 Creative Arts OR Language, Philosophy, and Culture Core Elective..................3 0 3 48 THIRD SEMESTER Computer Elective..........................................................................3 0 3 48

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HUMAN SERVICES Social and Behavioral Sciences Core Elective*........................3 0 3 48 FOURTH SEMESTER DAAC 1309. Assessment Skills of Alcohol and Other Drug Addictions...........................3 1 3 64 CMSW 1341. Behavioral Modification and Cognitive Disorders................................3 0 3 48 DAAC 2166. Practicum-Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling.......................................................0 7 1 112 DAAC 2341. Counseling Alcohol and Other Drug Addictions..................................3 1 3 64 Mathematics OR Life and Physical Science Core Elective....3 0 3 48 FIFTH SEMESTER DAAC 2363. Clinical - Substance Abuse/ Addiction Counseling (Capstone)................0 9 3 144 DAAC 2307. Addicted Family Intervention.......................3 1 3 64 DAAC 2343. Current Issues..................................................3 0 3 48 SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication OR SPCH 1315 Fundamentals of Public Speaking.........................3 0 3 48 Total Semester Hours for Associate Degree 60

Courses in bold type meet General Education requirements for Del Mar College Associate in Applied Science degrees. *PSYC 2301, SOCI 1301, 1306, 2301, or 2319 Electives must be approved. ADVANCED TECHNICAL CERTIFICATE: LONG TERM CARE NURSING HOME ADMINISTRATION (Suggested Occupational Plan) NOTE: This certification is only for individuals with a bachelor’s degree.

Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours LTCA 1312. Resident Care in the Long Term Care Facility.....................................................3 0 3 48 LTCA 2315. Financial Management of Long Term Care Facilities..............................3 0 3 48 LTCA 2486. Internship-Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management OR LTCA 2688. Internship-Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management......0 21-32 4-6 336-512 SECOND SEMESTER LTCA 1313. Organization and Management of Long Term Care Facilities..........................3 0 3 96 LTCA 2314. Long Term Care Law......................................3 0 3 48 LTCA 2487. Internship-Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management OR LTCA 2689. Internship-Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management......0 21-31 4-6 336-496 THIRD SEMESTER LTCA 2310. Environment of the Long Term Care Facility.................................3 0 3 48 HRPO 2301. Human Resource Management....................3 0 3 48

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HUMAN SERVICES - INDUSTRIAL MACHINING LTCA 2488.

Internship-Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management......0 21 4 336 Total Semester Hours for Certificate 30-34

*The internship must be a minimum of 1,000 hours of training. A minimum of 500 of the 1,000 hours must be during traditional business hours. No more than 40 hours a week.

Industrial Engineering SEE: ENGINEERING

Industrial Machining Applied Technology

Department of Technology Education........................................(361) 698-1701

The Industrial Machining curriculum is designed to offer a practical approach to the study of metal machining, machine tools, procedures, theoretical knowledge, skill development, and training in Computerized Numerical Control (CNC) operations. Students planning to continue at a senior college should consult an advisor concerning degree requirements of the college to which transfer is intended. CERTIFICATE: INDUSTRIAL MACHINING APPLIED TECHNOLOGY LEVEL II (Suggested Occupational Plan)

Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours MCHN 1301. Beginning Machine Shop...............................3 0 3 48 MCHN 1338. Basic Machine Shop I......................................1 4 3 80 MCHN 1341. Basic Machine Shop II....................................1 4 3 80 MCHN 1308. Basic Lathe.......................................................1 8 3 144 TECM 1301. Industrial Mathematics..................................3 0 3 48 SECOND SEMESTER DFTG 1309. Basic Computer-Aided Drafting...................2 4 3 96 MCHN 1313. Basic Milling Operations................................1 7 3 128 MCHN 1358. Intermediate Lathe Operations.....................1 4 3 80 COMG 1391. Special Topics in Communications, General..............................................................3 0 3 48 THIRD SEMESTER MCHN 1343. Machine Shop Mathematics..........................3 0 3 48 MCHN 1335. Grinders, Outside, Internal, Surface.............1 4 3 80 MCHN 2302. Intermediate Milling Operations..................1 7 3 128 MCHN 2344. Computerized Numerical Control Programming...................................................3 1 3 64 MCHN 2331. Operation of CNC Turning Centers.............1 7 3 128 FOURTH SEMESTER MCHN 2341. Advanced Machining I...................................3 1 3 64 MCHN 2334. Operation of CNC Machining Centers........1 7 3 128 MCHN 2345. Advanced Machining Operations II (Capstone)........................................................1 8 3 144

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Total Semester Hours足for Certificate

51


INDUSTRIAL MACHINING ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE: INDUSTRIAL MACHINING APPLIED TECHNOLOGY (Suggested Occupational Plan)

Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours MCHN 1301. Beginning Machine Shop...............................3 0 3 48 MCHN 1338. Basic Machine Shop I......................................1 4 3 80 MCHN 1341. Basic Machine Shop II....................................1 4 3 80 MCHN 1308. Basic Lathe.......................................................1 8 3 144 Mathematics OR Life and Physical Science Core Elective....3 0 3 48 SECOND SEMESTER DFTG 1309. Basic Computer-Aided Drafting...................2 4 3 96 MCHN 1313. Basic Milling Operations................................1 7 3 128 MCHN 1358. Intermediate Lathe Operations.....................1 4 3 80 ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 48 THIRD SEMESTER MCHN 1343. Machine Shop Mathematics..........................3 0 3 48 MCHN 1335. Grinders, Outside, Internal, Surface.............1 4 3 80 MCHN 2302. Intermediate Milling Operations..................1 7 3 128 MCHN 2344. Computerized Numerical Control Programming...................................................3 1 3 64 MCHN 2331. Operation of CNC Turning Centers.............1 7 3 128 FOURTH SEMESTER MCHN 2341. Advanced Machining I...................................3 1 3 64 MCHN 2334. Operation of CNC Machining Centers...... 1 7 3 128 MCHN 2345. Advanced Machining Operations II (Capstone)........................................................1 8 3 144 FIFTH SEMESTER American History, Government/Political Science OR Social Behavioral Science Core Elective....................................3 0 3 48 Communications (SPCH) Core Elective....................................3 0 3 48 Creative Arts OR Language, Philosophy, and Culture Core Elective..................3 0 3 48 Total Semester Hours足for Associate Degree 60

Courses in bold type meet General Education requirements for Del Mar College Associate in Applied Science degrees.

Millwright The millwright program is designed to prepare students with a wide range of skills; such as, installing, maintaining and disassembling industrial equipment, pumps and all other rotating equipment in an industrial setting. CERTIFICATE: MILLWRIGHT-INDUSTRIAL MAINTENANCE MECHANIC - LEVEL II (Suggested Occupational Plan)

Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hrs. MCHN 1325. Millwright I (Introduction)............................3 1 3 64 MCHN 1338. Basic Machine Shop I......................................1 4 3 80 MCHN 1341. Basic Machine Shop II....................................1 4 3 80 MCHN 1329. Millwright II (Precision Tools)......................1 4 3 80

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INDUSTRIAL MACHINING SECOND SEMESTER MCHN 1301. Beginning Machine Shop...............................3 MCHN 2305. Millwright III (Bearings and Seals)...............3 MCHN 2307. Millwright IV (Pumps)...................................1 MCHN 1343. Machine Shop Mathematics..........................3 THIRD SEMESTER MCHN 1308. Basic Lathe.......................................................1 MCHN 2312. Millwright V (Gearboxes)..............................1 MCHN 2314. Millwright VI (Compressors)........................1 COMG 1391. Special Topics in Communications, General..............................................................3 FOURTH SEMESTER MCHN 1313. Basic Milling Operations................................1 MCHN 2316. Millwright VII (Turbines)...............................1 MCHN 2318. Millwright VIII (Alignment)..........................3 SCIT 1318. Applied Physics ..............................................2 INMT 2388. Internship – Manufacturing Technology/ Technician.........................................................1 Total Semester Hours for Certificate

0 1 7 0

3 3 3 3

48 64 128 48

8 7 7

3 3 3

144 128 128

0

3

48

7 7 1 4

3 3 3 3

128 128 64 96

8

3 51

144

ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE: INDUSTRIAL MACHINING APPLIED TECHNOLOGY SPECIALIZATION: MILLWRIGHT-INDUSTRIAL MAINTENANCE MECHANIC (Suggested Occupational Plan)

Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hrs. MCHN 1325. Millwright I (Introduction)............................3 1 3 64 MCHN 1338. Basic Machine Shop I......................................1 4 3 80 MCHN 1341. Basic Machine Shop II....................................1 4 3 80 MCHN 1329. Millwright II (Precision Tools)......................1 4 3 80 Mathematics OR Life and Physical Science Core Elective....3 0 3 48 SECOND SEMESTER MCHN 1301. Beginning Machine Shop...............................3 0 3 48 MCHN 2305. Millwright III (Bearings and Seals)...............3 1 3 64 MCHN 2307. Millwright IV (Pumps)...................................1 7 3 128 THIRD SEMESTER MCHN 1308. Basic Lathe.......................................................1 8 3 144 MCHN 2312. Millwright V (Gearboxes)..............................1 7 3 128 MCHN 2314. Millwright VI (Compressors)........................1 7 3 128 ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 48 FOURTH SEMESTER MCHN 1313. Basic Milling Operations................................1 7 3 128 MCHN 2316. Millwright VII (Turbines)...............................1 7 3 128 MCHN 2318. Millwright VIII (Alignment)..........................3 1 3 64 SCIT 1318. Applied Physics ..............................................2 4 3 96 FIFTH SEMESTER INMT 2388. Internship – Manufacturing Technology/ Technician.........................................................1 8 3 144 American History, Government/Political Science OR Social and Behavioral Sciences Core Elective..........................3 0 3 48 Communications (SPCH) Core Elective....................................3 0 3 48 Creative Arts OR Language, Philosophy, and Culture Core Elective..................3 0 3 48

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INDUSTRIAL MACHINING - INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Total Semester Hours for Associate Degree

60

Courses in bold type meet General Education requirements for Del Mar College Associate in Applied Science degrees.

Information Technology

Department of Computer Science, Engineering and Advanced Technology..........................................................(361) 698-1299

The Information Technology Career Foundation Certificate (ITCFC) represents the core knowledge for the Information Technology field. Today’s students are very mobile, and the ITCFC is a statewide recognized certificate with a network of articulation agreements that establishes the transferability between institutions. With this certificate, students would be able to start at one institution and then transfer to another institution that offers a specialized technical degree, such as biotechnology, bioinformatics, etc.to complete their education. Contact a CSE/AT advisor for more information. CERTIFICATE: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY CAREER FOUNDATION CORE LEVEL II (Suggested Occupational Plan)

Sem Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours ITSC 1301. Introduction to Computers OR COSC 1301. Introduction to Computing...........................3 1 3 64 ITSC 1305. Introduction to PC Operating Systems........2 4 3 96 ITSE 1402. Computer Programming OR COSC 1436. Programming Fundamentals I......................3 3 4 96 ENGL 1301. Composition I ................................................3 0 3 48 SECOND SEMESTER ITNW 1425. Fundamentals of Networking Technologies.....................................................3 3 4 96 ITSW 1307. Introduction to Database................................2 2 3 64 SPCH 1315. Fundamentals of Public Speaking OR SPCH 1321. Business and Professional Communication.............................................. 3 0 3 48 ENGL 1302. Composition II................................................3 0 3 48 THIRD SEMESTER ITSC 1325. Personal Computer Hardware......................2 4 3 96 ECON 2301. Principles of Macroeconomics.......................3 0 3 48 MATH 1314. College Algebra...............................................3 0 3 48 Creative Arts OR Language, Philosophy, and Culture Core..................................3 0 3 48 Total Semester Hours for Certificate 38

Courses in bold type meet General Education requirements for Del Mar College.

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INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY CERTIFICATE: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ESSENTIALS: NETWORK SUPPORT (Suggested Occupational Plan)

Sem Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours ITSC 1191. Special Topics in Computer and Information Sciences, General.......................1 0 1 16 ITSC 1301. Introduction to Computers OR COSC 1301. Introduction to Computing...........................3 1 3 64 ITSC 1305. Introduction to PC Operating Systems........2 4 3 96 COSC 1309. Logic Design....................................................2 3 3 80 ITCC 1401. Cisco Exploration I Network Fundamentals.................................3 3 4 96 SECOND SEMESTER ITSW 1307. Introduction to Database................................2 2 3 64 ITNW 2313. Networking Hardware...................................2 4 3 96 ITSC 1325. PC Hardware...................................................2 4 3 96 ITCC 1304. Cisco Exploration 2 - Routing Protocols and Concepts...................................................2 4 3 96 Total Semester Hours for Certificate 26

CERTIFICATE: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ESSENTIALS: DIGITAL MEDIA/WEB DEVELOPER (Suggested Occupational Plan)

Sem Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours ITSC 1191. Special Topics in Computer and Information Sciences, General.......................1 0 1 16 ITSC 1301. Introduction to Computers OR COSC 1301. Introduction to Computing...........................3 1 3 64 ITSC 1305. Introduction to PC Operating Systems........2 4 3 96 COSC 1309. Logic Design....................................................2 3 3 80 IMED 1301. Introduction to Digital Medial......................2 4 3 96 SECOND SEMESTER ITSE 2313. Web Authoring................................................2 4 3 96 IMED 1316. Web Design I....................................................2 4 3 96 ITSC 1325. PC Hardware...................................................2 4 3 96 IMED 1341. Interface Design...............................................2 4 3 96 Total Semester Hours for Certificate 25

CERTIFICATE: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ESSENTIALS: COMPUTER PROGRAMMING (Suggested Occupational Plan)

Sem Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours ITSC 1191. Special Topics in Computer and Information Sciences, General.......................1 0 1 16 ITSC 1301. Introduction to Computers OR COSC 1301. Introduction to Computing...........................3 1 3 64 ITSC 1305. Introduction to PC Operating Systems........2 4 3 96 COSC 1309. Logic Design....................................................2 3 3 80

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INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY -INTERACTIVE GAME TECHNOLOGY ITSC 1325. PC Hardware...................................................2 4 3 SECOND SEMESTER ITSW 1307. Introduction to Database................................2 2 3 ITSE 1402. Computer Programming OR COSC 1436. Programming Fundamentals I......................3 3 4 ITSE 1432. Introduction to Visual Basic Net Programming...........................................3 3 4 Total Semester Hours for Certificate 24

96 64 96 96

CERTIFICATE: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ESSENTIALS: GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS (Suggested Occupational Plan)

Sem Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours ITSC 1191. Special Topics in Computer and Information Sciences, General.......................1 0 1 16 ITSC 1301. Introduction to Computers OR COSC 1301. Introduction to Computing...........................3 1 3 64 ITSC 1305. Introduction to PC Operating Systems........2 4 3 96 COSC 1309. Logic Design....................................................2 3 3 80 GISC 1311. Introduction to Geographic Information Systems.......................................2 4 3 96 SECOND SEMESTER ITSW 1307. Introduction to Database................................2 2 3 64 GISC 1421. Introduction to Raster-based Geographic Information Systems.......................................3 3 4 96 ITSC 1325. PC Hardware...................................................2 4 3 96 GISC 2420. Intermediate Geographic Information Systems.......................................3 3 4 96 Total Semester Hours for Certificate 27

Instrumentation

SEE: PROCESS TECHNOLOGY

Interactive Game Technology and Simulation

Department of Computer Science, Engineering and Advanced Technology..........................................................(361) 698-1299 CERTIFICATE: INTERACTIVE GAME TECHNOLOGY AND SIMULATION LEVEL II (Suggested Occupational Plan)

Sem Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec Lab Hrs. Hours COSC 1301. Introduction to Computing OR ITSC 1301. Introduction to Computers............................ 3 1 3 64 COSC 1309. Logic Design....................................................2 3 3 80 GAME 1304. Level Design....................................................2 4 3 96

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INTERACTIVE GAME TECHNOLOGY - JOURNALISM IMED 1301. Introduction to Digital Media ......................2 SECOND SEMESTER ARTV 1345. 3-D Modeling and Rendering I.....................2 GAME 1406. Design and Creation of Games.....................3 COSC 1436. Programming Fundamentals I OR ITSE 1402. Computer Programming.................................3 GAME or Simulation Elective*..................................................2-3 THIRD SEMESTER ENGL 1301. Composition I...................................................3 GAME or Simulation Elective*..................................................2-3 GAME 2459. Game/Simulation Group Project (Capstone)........................................................3 Total Semester Hours for Certificate

4

3

96

4 3

3 4

96 96

3 4 3-4 3-4

96 96

0 3 3-4 3-4

48 96

3

4 36-38

96

* Select one from the following: GAME 1494, 2341, 2402; 2433; RBTC 1305; COSC 2430; IMED 1491; ARTV 1351; or a programming course approved by the CSE/ AT department chair.

Internet Developer

SEE: DIGITAL MEDIA/INTERNET DEVELOPER

Interpreter Preparation

SEE: AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE AND INTERPRETING

Journalism

Department of Communications, Languages and Reading........(361) 698-1241 ASSOCIATE IN ARTS DEGREE: JOURNALISM (Suggested Transfer Plan)

Sem. FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 HIST 1301. United States History I OR HIST 2327. Mexican-American History I........................3 0 3 SPCH 1315. Fundamentals of Public Speaking OR SPCH 1321. Business and Professional Communication..............................................3 0 3 Life and Physical Sciences Core Elective..................................3 0 3 COMM 1307. Introduction to Mass Communication.......3 0 3 SECOND SEMESTER ENGL 1302. Composition II................................................3 0 3 HIST 1302. United States History II OR HIST 2328. Mexican-American History II......................3 0 3 Life and Physical Sciences Core Elective..................................3 0 3 (Choose One of the Following:) COMM 2327. Principles of Advertising OR COMM 2330. Introduction to Public Relations...................3 0 3 (Choose One of the Following:)

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JOURNALISM - KINESIOLOGY COMM 1336. Television Production I OR COMM 2331. Radio/Television Announcing OR COMM 2339. Writing for Radio,Television and Film.........3 0 3 THIRD SEMESTER PHIL 2306. Introduction to Ethics....................................3 0 3 GOVT 2305. Federal Government: Federal Constitution and Topics.................3 0 3 College-Level Mathematics Core Elective.................................3 0 3 COMM 2311. News Gathering and Writing I......................3 3 3 COMM 1129. News Publications I........................................0 3 1 COMM 1130. News Publications II.......................................0 3 1 FOURTH SEMESTER GOVT 2306. Texas Constitution: Texas Constitution and Topics.....................3 0 3 Creative Arts Core Elective..........................................................3 0 3 Social and Behavioral Sciences Core Elective..........................3 0 3 COMM 2305. Editing and Layout ........................................3 0 3 COMM 1316. Basic News Photography...............................3 0 3 COMM 2129. News Publications III OR COMM 2130. News Publications IV.....................................0 3 1 Total Semester Hours for Associate Degree 60

Courses in bold type satisfy Del Mar College Core Curriculum. * SPCH 1315 preferred. Completing the following courses fulfill the field of study curriculum for Journalism: 6-9 hours from COMM 1307, 2311, 2327 and 3-9 hours from COMM 1316, 2305, 2311, 2339. Completing COMM 1129, 1336, 2129 and 2311 meets requirements for basic computer skills. Students should check specific requirements of the college or university to which they plan to attend. In consultation with a department advisor, a specific degree plan will be completed.

Kinesiology

Department of Kinesiology............................................................... (361) 698-1334 ASSOCIATE IN ARTS DEGREE: KINESIOLOGY (Suggested Transfer Plan)

Sem. FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 HIST 1301. United States History I OR HIST 2327. Mexican-American History I........................3 0 3 KINE 1306. First Aid............................................................3 0 3 KINE 1301. Foundations of Kinesiology...........................3 0 3 KINE 1238. Introduction to Physical Fitness and Sport..........................................................2 1 2 SECOND SEMESTER ENGL 1302. Composition II................................................3 0 3 HIST 1302. United States History II OR

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KINESIOLOGY - LAW ENFORCEMENT HIST 2328. Mexican-American History II......................3 0 3 College-Level Mathematics Core Elective.................................3 0 3 Communications (SPCH) Core Elective....................................3 0 3 KINE 1125. Recreational Activities....................................1 2 1 KINE 1304, 1308, 1321, 1337, or 1346 (select one).......................3 0 3 THIRD SEMESTER Language, Philosophy and Culture Core Elective...................3 0 3 GOVT 2305. Federal Government: Federal Constitution and Topics.................3 0 3 BIOL 1308. General Biology: Fundamentals of Cell Biology.....................3 0 3 KINE 1338. Concept of Physical Fitness...........................3 0 3 KINE 1120 or 2120 Volleyball/Basketball, Beginning or Intermediate.............................1 2 1 Social and Behavioral Sciences Core Elective..........................3 0 3 FOURTH SEMESTER GOVT 2306. Texas Government: Texas Constitution and Topics.....................3 0 3 DANC 2303. Dance Appreciation.......................................3 0 3 BIOL 2401. Human Anatomy and Physiology I............3 3 4 KINE 1304, 1308, 1321, 1337, or 1346 (select one)...............................................3 0 3 DANC DANC 1141/1142, 1145/1146, 1147/1148, or 1151/1152, KINE 1115/2115 (select one)..........................1 2 1 Total Semester Hours for Associate Degree 60

Courses in bold type satisfy Del Mar College Core Curriculum. Students should demonstrate basic computer skills. Consult an advisor for appropriate courses. Students should check specific requirements of the college or university to which they plan to transfer.

Law Enforcement

ALSO SEE: CRIMINAL JUSTICE

The Del Mar Regional Police Academy is a semester-length, intensive certificate program for individuals who have been accepted into the academy after meeting the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) minimal guidelines for becoming a licensed peace officer in Texas. This includes meeting the minimum physical fitness guidelines required. The course work encompasses the competencies required for basic peace officer licensing. Upon the successful completion of the academy, the candidate will be eligible to take the TCOLE Basic Peace Officer Licensing Exam. The academy also offers an Associate in Applied Science Degree-Police Science (AAS). This degree includes course curriculum in criminal justice and law enforcement. In addition, the student planning a career in law enforcement will have the opportunity to take continuing education law enforcement courses,

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LAW ENFORCEMENT intermediate and advanced law enforcement courses for advanced certification through TCOLE. The student planning to continue at a senior college should consult an advisor concerning degree requirements of the college to which transfer is intended. CERTIFICATE: BASIC PEACE OFFICER (Suggested Occupational Plan) The Del Mar Regional Police Academy is a semester-length, intensive certificate program for individuals who have been accepted and sponsored by a law enforcement agency and meet minimum physical fitness guidelines. The course work encompasses the competencies required for basic peace officers. Upon successful completion of the certificate, the candidate will be eligible for the TCLEOSE Basic Peace Officers Examination. Sem. Lec. Lab Hrs. FIRST SEMESTER CJLE 1506. Basic Peace Officer I .......................................3 8 5 CJLE 1512. Basic Peace Officer II.......................................3 8 5 CJLE 1518. Basic Peace Officer III.....................................3 8 5 CJLE 1524. Basic Peace Officer IV (Capstone).................3 8 5 Total Semester Hours for Certificate 20

Clock Hours 176 176 176 176

• Eligible to apply for Basic Peace Officer Exam (TCOLE) CERTIFICATE: INTERMEDIATE PEACE OFFICER

Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours CJLE 1506. Basic Peace Officer I .......................................3 8 5 176 CJLE 1512. Basic Peace Officer II.......................................3 8 5 176 CJLE 1518. Basic Peace Officer III.....................................3 8 5 176 CJLE 1524. Basic Peace Officer IV (Capstone).................3 8 5 176 SECOND SEMESTER CJSA 2331. Child Abuse: Prevention and Investigation........................3 0 3 48 CJLE 1249. Intermediate Arrest, Search and Seizure.......................................................2 0 2 32 CJSA 1251. Use of Force......................................................2 0 2 32 THIRD SEMESTER CJLE 1245. Intermediate Crime Scene Investigation (Capstone)................................2 0 2 32 CJLE 1259. Intermediate Spanish for Law Enforcement......................................2 0 2 32 Total Semester Hours for Certificate 31

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LAW ENFORCEMENT ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE: CRIMINAL JUSTICE TECHNOLOGY POLICE SCIENCE OPTION (Suggested Occupational Plan) Students should note requirements for entrance to Basic Peace Officer I, Basic Peace Officer II, Basic Peace Officer III, and Basic Peace Officer IV. Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours CJLE 1506. Basic Peace Officer I........................................3 8 5 176 CJLE 1512. Basic Peace Officer II.......................................3 8 5 176 CJLE 1518. Basic Peace Officer III.....................................3 8 5 176 CJLE 1524. Basic Peace Officer IV.....................................3 8 5 176 SECOND SEMESTER CJSA 2331. Child Abuse: Prevention and Investigation........................3 0 3 48 Communications (SPCH) Core Elective*...................................3 0 3 48 ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 48 CJLE 1249. Intermediate Arrest, Search and Seizure....... 2 0 2 32 CRIJ 1301. Introduction to Criminal Justice...................3 0 3 48 THIRD SEMESTER Social and Behavioral Sciences Core Elective..........................3 0 3 48 CJLE 1259. Intermediate Spanish for Law Enforcement......................................2 0 2 32 Mathematics OR Life and Physical Science Core Elective....3 0 3 48 CRIJ 1310. Fundamentals of Criminal Law ...................3 0 3 48 CRIJ 1313. Juvenile Justice System ..................................3 0 3 48 FOURTH SEMESTER Creative Arts OR Language Philosophy and Culture Core Elective....................... 3 0 3 48 ITSC 1309. Integrated Software Applications I...............2 4 3 64 CRIJ 2314. Criminal Investigation ...................................3 0 3 48 CRIJ 2328. Police Systems and Practices (Capstone).....3 0 3 48 Total Semester Hours for Associate Degree 60

*SPCH 1311, 1315, or 1321 Courses in bold type meet General Education requirements for Del Mar College Associate in Applied Science degrees. . MARKETABLE SKILLS ACHIEVEMENT AWARD: SECURITY OFFICER Security Officers are employed by industry, government, and security agencies to protect property, assets, and people. Security officers may also be involved in traffic control, emergency response, investigation, and surveillance. Sem. Clock Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours FIRST SEMESTER CJSA 1302. Private Security Officer Training..................3 0 3 48

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LAW ENFORCEMENT - LIBERAL ARTS SLPS 1313. SLPS 2331.

Security and Special Officer...........................3 Methods of Security (Capstone)....................3 Total Semester Hours for Certificate

0 0

3 3 9

48 48

Legal Professions SEE: PARALEGAL

Liberal Arts

Advising done by the Student Enrollment Center.....................(361) 698-1290 ASSOCIATE IN ARTS DEGREE (Suggested Transfer Plan) Liberal Arts or Undeclared

. Sem. FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. ENGL 1301. Composition I ................................................3 0 3 HIST 1301. United States History I OR HIST 2327. Mexican-American History I........................3 0 3 Mathematics Core Elective ..........................................................3 0 3 Life and Physical Sciences Core Elective..................................3 0 3 Social and Behavioral Sciences Core Elective..........................3 0 3 SECOND SEMESTER ENGL 1302. Composition II................................................3 0 3 HIST 1302. United States History II OR HIST 2328. Mexican-American History II......................3 0 3 Creative Arts Core Elective......................................................... 3 0 3 Life and Physical Sciences Core Elective..................................3 0 3 Life and Physical Sciences Core Elective Lab..........................0 3 1 Communications (SPCH) Core Elective....................................3 0 3 THIRD SEMESTER Language, Philosophy and Culture Core Elective...................3 0 3 GOVT 2305. Federal Government: Federal Constitution and Topics.................3 0 3 KINE 1238. Introduction to Physical Fitness and Sport..........................................................2 1 2 Approved Electives........................................................................... 6 FOURTH SEMESTER GOVT 2306. Texas Government: Texas Constitution and Topics.....................3 0 3 Approved Electives........................................................................... 12

Total Semester Hours for Associate Degree

60

Courses in bold type satisfy Del Mar College Core Curriculum. Students should check specific requirements of the college or university to which they plan to transfer.

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MACHINING - MANAGEMENT DEVELOPMENT

Machining

SEE: INDUSTRIAL MACHINING APPLIED TECHNOLOGY

Management Development

Department of Business Administration....................................(361) 698-1372

ALSO SEE: HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT Students have a choice of four AAS degree plans or four certificate plans. The programs incorporate education and training to prepare individuals for career paths with business, nonprofit organizations, governmental agencies, and academic institutions. MARKETABLE SKILLS ACHIEVEMENT AWARD: MANAGEMENT DEVELOPMENT: Supervision

. Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours BMGT 1327. Principles of Management.............................3 0 3 48 HRPO 1311. Human Relations............................................3 0 3 48 BMGT 1301. Supervision (Capstone)..................................3 0 3 48 ACNT 1303. Introduction to Accounting I.........................3 0 3 48 Total Semester Hours for Award 12

CERTIFICATE: MANAGEMENT DEVELOPMENT Leadership Development (Suggested Occupational Plan) NOTE: This certificate is also offered as an online program. This certificate provides targeted training for individuals desiring to strengthen their leadership skills and may be credited toward AAS: General Management Specialization, AAS: Marketing Specialization, and AAS: Production and Logistics Management Specialization. Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours BMGT 2305. Advanced Communications .........................3 0 3 48 BMGT 1327. Principles of Management.............................3 0 3 48 HRPO 1311. Human Relations............................................3 0 3 48 SECOND SEMESTER BMGT 2303. Problem Solving and Decision Making (Capstone).........................................3 0 3 48 BMGT 1341. Business Ethics................................................3 0 3 48 BMGT 2309. Leadership (Capstone)...................................3 0 3 48 Total Semester Hours for Certificate 18

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MANAGEMENT DEVELOPMENT CERTIFICATE: MANAGEMENT DEVELOPMENT Small Business Management (Suggested Occupational Plan)

Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours BUSG 2309. Small Business Management/ Entrepreneurship............................................3 0 3 48 ACNT 1303. Introduction to Accounting I.........................3 0 3 48 ITSC 1309. Integrated Software Applications I...............2 4 3 96 HRPO 1311. Human Relations............................................3 0 3 48 SECOND SEMESTER BMGT 1301. Supervision (Capstone)..................................3 0 3 48 BUSG 1341. Small Business Financing...............................3 0 3 48 Elective Select from BMGT, MRKG, or BUSI courses....................................................3 0 3 48 MRKG 1311. Principles of Marketing (Capstone)..............3 0 3 48 Total Semester Hours for Certificate 24

ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE: MANAGEMENT DEVELOPMENT General Management Specialization (Suggested Occupational Plan) This degree is designed to provide the skills and knowledge needed to enter the job market or advance in management positions. Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 48 BMGT 1327. Principles of Management.............................3 0 3 48 BMGT 2305. Advanced Communications .........................3 0 3 48 BUSI 1301. Business Principles..........................................3 0 3 48 ITSC 1309. Integrated Software Applications I...............2 4 3 96 SECOND SEMESTER ENGL 1302. Composition II................................................3 0 3 48 SPCH 1315. Fundamentals of Public Speaking OR SPCH 1321. Business and Professional Communication..............................................3 0 3 48 ACNT 1303. Introduction to Accounting I.........................3 0 3 48 HRPO 1311. Human Relations............................................3 0 3 48 BMGT 1341. Business Ethics................................................3 0 3 48 THIRD SEMESTER ECON 2301. Principles of Macroeconomics.....................3 0 3 48 BMGT 1301. Supervision......................................................3 0 3 48 POFT 1321. Business Math..................................................3 0 3 48 MRKG 1311. Principles of Marketing..................................3 0 3 48 Elective Mathematics or Life and Physical Sciences Core Elective...................................3 0 3 48 FOURTH SEMESTER Elective Creative Arts or Language, Philosophy and Culture Core Elective.............................3 0 3 48 Business Elective (ECON 2302 Microeconomics OR IBUS 1305 Introduction to International Business)...................................3 0 3 48

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MANAGEMENT DEVELOPMENT BMGT 2309. BMGT 1174. BMGT 1264. BMGT 2341.

Leadership (Capstone)...................................3 0 3 48 Seminar.............................................................1 0 1 16 Practicum-Operations Management and Supervision (Capstone)..........................0 18 2 288 Strategic Management (Capstone)...............3 0 3 48 Total Semester Hours足for Associate Degree 60

Courses in bold type meet General Education requirements for Del Mar College Associate in Applied Science degrees. CERTIFICATE: OFFICE PROFESSIONAL - LEGAL (Suggested Occupational Plan)

Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec Lab Hrs. Hours POFI 2301. Word Processing..............................................2 2 3 64 POFI 1349. Spreadsheets....................................................2 2 3 64 LGLA 1311. Introduction to Law .......................................3 0 3 48 POFT 1301. Business English..............................................3 0 3 48 SECOND SEMESTER . POFT 1319. Records and Information Management....................................................3 0 3 48 LGLA 1317. Law Office Technology...................................3 0 3 48 BMGT 2305. Advanced Communications..........................3 0 3 48 POFT 1309. Administrative Office Procedures I..............3 0 3 48 THIRD SEMESTER . LGLA 2307. Law Office Management................................3 0 3 48 BMGT 1174. Seminar.............................................................1 0 1 16 POFT 1264 Practicum-Administrative Assistant/ Secretarial Science, General (Capstone).......0 14 2 224 Total Semester Hours for Certificate 30

ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE: MANAGEMENT DEVELOPMENT: Administrative-Legal Option (Suggested Occupational Plan)

Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec Lab Hrs. Hours LGLA 1317. Law Office Technology...................................3 0 3 48 POFI 2301. Word Processing ...........................................2 2 3 64 HRPO 1311. Human Relations............................................3 0 3 48 LGLA 1311. Introduction to Law........................................3 0 3 48 POFT 1301. Business English..............................................3 0 3 48 SECOND SEMESTER . POFI 1349. Spreadsheets....................................................2 2 3 64 BUSI 1301. Business Principles..........................................3 0 3 48 ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 48 BMGT 2305. Advanced Communications .........................3 0 3 48 Mathematics OR Life and Physical Science Core Elective....3 0 3 48 THIRD SEMESTER . POFT 1309. Administrative Office Procedures I..............3 0 3 48 POFI 2350. Databases..........................................................2 2 3 64 LGLA 2307. Law Office Management................................3 0 3 48

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MANAGEMENT DEVELOPMENT ACNT 1311. Introduction to Computerized Accounting.......................................................3 0 3 48 SPCH 1315. Fundamentals of Public Speaking OR SPCH 1321. Business and Professional Communication..............................................3 0 3 48 FOURTH SEMESTER . POFT 1349. Administrative Office Procedures II (Fall Only)................................3 0 3 48 POFT 1319. Records and Information Management I..................................................3 0 3 48 BMGT 1174. Seminar.............................................................1 0 1 16 POFT 2264. Practicum-Administrative Assistant/ Secretarial Science, General (Capstone).......0 20 2 320 Creative Arts OR Language, Philosophy, and Culture Core Elective..................3 0 3 48 Social and Behavioral Sciences Core Elective..........................3 0 3 48 Total Semester Hours for Associate Degree 60

Courses in bold type meet General Education requirements for Del Mar College Associate in Applied Science degrees. ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE: MANAGEMENT DEVELOPMENT Administrative Specialization (Suggested Occupational Plan)

Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours POFI 2301. Word Processing..............................................2 2 3 64 POFT 1301. Business English..............................................3 0 3 48 POFT 1309. Administrative Office Procedures I .............3 0 3 48 POFI 1349. Spreadsheets....................................................2 2 3 64 POFT 1321. Business Math..................................................3 0 3 48 SECOND SEMESTER POFI 2350. Databases..........................................................2 2 3 64 POFT 1349. Administrative Office Procedures II (Fall Only)................................3 0 3 48 BMGT 2305. Advanced Communications In Management...............................................3 0 3 48 POFT 1319. Records and Information Management I (Fall Only)..............................3 0 3 48 ACNT 1311. Introduction to Computerized Accounting.......................................................3 0 3 48 THIRD SEMESTER ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 48 BUSI 1301. Business Principles..........................................3 0 3 48 HRPO 1311. Human Relations............................................3 0 3 48 Creative Arts or Language, Philosophy and Culture Core Elective....................................3 0 3 48 SPCH 1315. Fundamentals of Public Speaking OR SPCH 1321. Business and Professional Communication..............................................3 0 3 48 FOURTH SEMESTER Mathematics or Life and Physical Sciences Core Elective...................................................3 0 3 48 American History or Government or Social and

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MANAGEMENT DEVELOPMENT BMGT 1341. BMGT 1174. POFT 2264. BMGT 2341.

Behavioral Sciences Core Elective..............3 0 3 48 Business Ethics................................................3 0 3 48 Seminar.............................................................1 0 1 16 Practicum - Administrative Assistant/ Secretarial Science, General (Capstone).......0 20 2 320 Strategic Management (Capstone)...............3 0 3 48 Total Semester Hours for Associate Degree 60

Courses in bold type meet General Education requirements for Del Mar College Associate in Applied Science degrees. CERTIFICATE: MANAGEMENT DEVELOPMENT Logistics and Supply Chain Management (Suggested Occupational Plan)

Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours POFT 1321. Business Math..................................................3 0 3 48 LMGT 1319. Introduction to Business Logistics................3 0 3 48 BMGT 1327. Principles of Management.............................3 0 3 48 ITSC 1309. Integrated Software Applications I...............2 4 3 96 LMGT 1321. Introduction to Materials Handling.............3 0 3 48 SECOND SEMESTER POFT 1301. Business English..............................................3 0 3 48 LMGT 1325. Warehouse and Distribution Center Management....................................................3 0 3 48 BMGT 1331. Production and Operations Management...3 0 3 48 LMGT 1349. Materials Requirement Planning..................3 0 3 48 BMGT 1174. Seminar.............................................................1 0 1 16 BMGT 1264. Practicum-Operations Management and Supervision (Capstone)..........................0 18 2 288 Total Semester Hours for Certificate 30

MARKETABLE SKILLS ACHIEVEMENT AWARD: SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours LMGT 1319. Introduction to Business Logistics................3 0 3 48 LMGT 1321. Introduction to Materials Handling.............3 0 3 48 LMGT 1325. Warehouse and Distribution Center Management....................................................3 0 3 48 LMGT 1349. Materials Requirement Planning..................3 0 3 48 Total Semester Hours for Award 12

ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE: MANAGEMENT DEVELOPMENT Production and Logistics Management Specialization (Suggested Occupational Plan)

Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hours ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 48 POFT 1321. Business Math..................................................3 0 3 48

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MANAGEMENT DEVELOPMENT - MATHEMATICS ITSC 1309. Integrated Software Applications I...............2 4 3 96 BMGT 1327. Principles of Management.............................3 0 3 48 LMGT 1319. Introduction to Business Logistics................3 0 3 48 SECOND SEMESTER ENGL 1302. Composition II................................................3 0 3 48 Mathematics Core Elective...........................................................3 0 3 48 ACNT 1303. Introduction to Accounting I.........................3 0 3 48 LMGT 1321. Introduction to Materials Handling.............3 0 3 48 BUSI 1301. Business Principles..........................................3 0 3 48 THIRD SEMESTER SPCH 1315. Fundamentals of Public Speaking OR SPCH 1321. Business and Professional Communication..............................................3 0 3 48 LMGT 1325. Warehouse and Distribution Center Management ...................................................3 0 3 48 BMGT 1331. Production and Operations Management...3 0 3 48 BMGT 2331. Principles of Quality Management...............3 0 3 48 Creative Arts OR Language, Philosophy, and Culture Core Elective..................3 0 3 48 FOURTH SEMESTER LMGT 1349. Materials Requirement Planning..................3 0 3 48 BMGT 1264. Practicum-Operations Management and Supervision......................................................0 18 2 288 BMGT 1174. Seminar.............................................................1 0 1 16 BMGT 2309. Leadership........................................................3 0 3 48 ECON 2302. Principles of Microeconomics.......................3 0 3 48 BMGT 2341. Strategic Management (Capstone)...............3 0 3 48 Total Semester Hours for Associate Degree 60

Courses in bold type meet General Education requirements for Del Mar College Associate in Applied Science degrees.

Marketing

SEE: MANAGEMENT DEVELOPMENT

Mathematics

Department of Mathematics.......................................................(361) 698-1238 ASSOCIATE IN SCIENCE DEGREE: MATHEMATICS (Suggested Transfer Plan)

Sem. FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. MATH 1314. College Algebra...............................................3 0 3 MATH 1316. Plane Trigonometry.......................................3 0 3 ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 HIST 1301. United States History I OR HIST 2327. Mexican-American History I........................3 0 3 Life and Physical Sciences Core Elective .................................3 0 3 SECOND SEMESTER MATH 2413. Calculus I..........................................................4 0 4

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MATHEMATICS - MEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNOLOGY MATH 1324. Mathematics for Business and Social Sciences I OR MATH 1342. Elementary Statistical Methods..................3 0 3 ENGL 1302. Composition II................................................3 0 3 HIST 1302. United History States History II OR HIST 2328. Mexican-American History II......................3 0 3 Life and Physical Sciences Core Elective (3 hour course)......3 0 3 THIRD SEMESTER MATH 2414. Calculus II........................................................4 0 4 Language, Philosophy and Culture Core Elective, (Sophomore Level).........................................3 0 3 GOVT 2305. Federal Government: Federal Constitution and Topics................................3 0 3 ECON 2301. Principles of Macroeconomics OR Social and Behavioral Sciences Core Elective (3 hour course)................................................3 0 3 Creative Arts Core Elective..........................................................3 0 3 FOURTH SEMESTER MATH 2415. Calculus III.......................................................4 0 4 MATH 2320. Differential Equations.....................................3 0 3 GOVT 2306. Texas Government: Texas Constitution and Topics................................3 0 3 Electives to total 3 hours: Natural Science Lab, Speech, ENGR 2304 Programming for Engineers, Computer Science........................3 0 3 Total Semester Hours for Associate Degree 60 Minimum 60 semester hours required for AS Degree.

Courses in bold type satisfy the Del Mar College Core Curriculum. Students should check specific requirements of the college or university to which they plan to transfer. Students are encouraged to take College Algebra, MATH 1314 and Plane Trigonometry, MATH 1316 while in high school as dual credit courses or during the summer prior to their Fall enrollment.

Medical

PRE-MEDICAL: SEE PRE-PROFESSIONAL HEALTH

Medical Laboratory Technology

Department of Allied Health......................................................(361) 698-2820

The Medical Laboratory Technology curriculum leads to the Associate in Applied Science degree. Program objectives are: • to educate medical laboratory technicians to perform routine clinical laboratory tests as the primary analyst making specimen oriented decisions and predetermined criteria, including a working knowledge of critical values, and • to educate medical laboratory technicians in accordance with the standards of the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences, 5600 N. River Road Suite 720, Rosemont, IL 60018, (773) 714-8880. 272


MEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNOLOGY The Medical Laboratory Technology program is offered in cooperation with local pathologists, hospitals, the Community Blood Bank, and other health service agencies. A committee made up of members representing the above agencies and Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi functions as advisors for the program. Any or all of the general education courses listed in the curriculum may be taken prior to admission to the program. However, MATH 1314 and either ENGL 1301, or BIOL 2404 must be completed prior to the fall semester in which the student enters the program. If an applicant elects to complete BIOL 2404 first, the applicant must be eligible for ENGL 1301 prior to enrolling in the program. Students who have failed any Medical Laboratory Technology course will be permitted to reenter the program, if space is available, one additional time. In addition to the general admission requirements of the College and the health sciences programs, in order to be considered for admission into the Medical Laboratory Technology Program, the applicant must complete the following: • submit a Medical Laboratory Technology Application and all required admission documentation by July 15. •  submit all college transcripts showing evidence of completion or of current enrollment in prerequisite courses •  have a minimum grade point average of 2.0 overall •  must be on college level in Reading, English, and Math •  must schedule an interview with the program director Students who are able to complete prerequisite courses during the second summer semester may be eligible for conditional acceptance. Students will be notified of their admission status by August 1. After program acceptance and prior to the first class day, the student must submit a completed physical examination which includes the complete Hepatitis B series and a current college transcript. Prior to beginning clinicals, the student must pass a background check and drug screen test, at student’s expense, for security clearance and continued enrollment in the program. Students must also present or obtain a current card of completion in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) for Health Care Providers which must be maintained while enrolled in any clinical course. Opportunities for Certified Laboratory Assistants and Medical Laboratory Technicians who wish to register for continuing education purposes may be accepted on a space-available basis for MLT non-clinical courses. Interested students should contact the MLT faculty for additional information. ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE: MEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNOLOGY (Suggested Occupational Plan)

Sem. Clock PREREQUISITES: Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours MATH 1314. College Algebra..............................................3 0 3 48 ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 48 FIRST SEMESTER MLAB 1201. Introduction to Clinical Laboratory Science..........................................1 4 2 80

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MEDICAL LABORATORY - MEXICAN-AMERICAN STUDIES MLAB 1415 Hematology.....................................................2 6 4 128 CHEM 1411. General Inorganic Chemistry I......................3 3 4 96 BIOL 2404. Foundations of Anatomy and Physiology...3 3 4 96 SECOND SEMESTER MLAB 2434. Clinical Microbiology.....................................2 6 4 128 Communications (SPCH) Core Elective....................................3 0 3 48 MLAB 1335. Immunology/Serology..................................2 4 3 96 THIRD SEMESTER MLAB 2260. Clinical– Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician....................................0 9 2 144 MLAB 2261. Clinical–Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician....................................0 9 2 144 MLAB 2331. Immunohematology.......................................2 4 3 96 FOURTH SEMESTER MLAB 1211. Urinalysis and Body Fluids...........................1 4 2 80 MLAB 1231. Parasitology/Mycology.................................1 4 2 80 MLAB 2401. Clinical Chemistry..........................................3 4 4 112 MLAB 2362. Clinical–Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician....................................0 18 3 288 **Creative Arts OR Language, Philosophy and Culture Core Elective...................................................3 0 3 48 FIFTH SEMESTER ***Social/Behavioral Science Core Elective..............................3 0 3 48 MLAB 2363. Clinical–Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician....................................0 18 3 288 MLAB 2338. Advanced Topics in Medical Laboratory Technician/Assistant......................................3 0 3 48

Total Semester Hours­for Associate Degree

60

**All ENGL 2300+ Literature, ARTS, DANC, DRAM, HUMA, MUSI, PHIL ***PSYC 2301, SOCI 1301

Courses in bold type meet General Education requirements for Del Mar College Associate in Applied Science degrees.

Medical Technology

SEE: PRE-MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY

Mexican-American Studies

Division of Arts and Sciences.....................................................(361) 698-1218 ASSOCIATE IN ARTS DEGREE: MEXICAN-AMERICAN STUDIES (Suggested Transfer Plan)

Sem FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. SPAN 2311. Intermediate Spanish I...................................3 0 3 ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 HIST 1301. United States History I..................................3 0 3 HUMA 1305. Introduction to

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MEXICAN-AMERICAN STUDIES - MUSIC Mexican-American Studies............................3 0 3 KINE 1238. Introduction to Physical Fitness and Sport..........................................................2 1 2 SECOND SEMESTER ENGL 1302. Composition II................................................3 0 3 Mathematics Core Elective...........................................................3 0 3 HIST 2327. Mexican-American History I…………….....3 0 3 SPAN 2312. Intermediate Spanish II..................................3 0 3 Creative Arts Core Elective .........................................................3 0 3 THIRD SEMESTER GOVT 2305. Federal Government: Federal Constitution and Topics................................3 0 3 HIST 2328. Mexican-American History II......................3 0 3 GOVT 2311. Mexican-American Politics............................3 0 3 Life and Physical Sciences Core Elective..................................3 0 3 HUMA 1311. Mexican-American Fine Arts Appreciation...................................3 0 3 FOURTH SEMESTER GOVT 2306. Texas Government: Texas Constitution and Topics................................3 0 3 ENGL 2351. Mexican-American Literature......................3 0 3 Life and Physical Sciences Core Elective..................................3 0 3 Life and Physical Sciences Core Elective Lab……………......0 3 1 Social and Behavioral Sciences Core Elective..........................3 0 3 Communications (SPCH) Core Elective ...................................3 0 3

Total Semester Hours for Associate Degree

60

Courses in bold type satisfy the Del Mar College Core Curriculum.

Millwright

SEE: INDUSTRIAL MACHINING APPLIED TECHNOLOGY

Music

Department of Music..................................................................(361) 698-1211 ASSOCIATE IN ARTS DEGREE: APPLIED MUSIC/MUSIC EDUC ATION — INSTRUMENTAL (Suggested Transfer Plan)

Sem. FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 HIST 1301. United States History I OR HIST 2327. Mexican-American History I........................3 0 3 MUAP 1200s. Principal Instrument.......................................0 2 2 MUSI 1181. Piano I...............................................................1 1 1 MUSI 1211. Music Theory I.................................................3 0 2 MUSI 1216. Sight Singing/Ear Training I.........................3 0 2 *MUEN Ensemble..........................................................0 5-6 1 +Music Elective ...........................................................................0 1/2 1

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MUSIC SECOND SEMESTER ++Communications (SPCH) Core Elective...............................3 0 3 HIST 1302. United States History II OR HIST 2328. Mexican-American History II......................3 0 3 MUAP 1200s. Principal Instrument.......................................0 2 2 MUSI 1182. Piano II..............................................................1 1 1 MUSI 1212. Music Theory II...............................................3 0 2 MUSI 1217. Sight Singing/Ear Training II........................3 0 2 *MUEN Ensemble..........................................................0 5-6 1 +Music Elective ...........................................................................0 1/2 1 THIRD SEMESTER MATH 1314. College Algebra OR MATH 1342. Elementary Statistical Methods..................3 0 3 Core Elective ...........................................................................3 0 3 MUAP 2200s. Principal Instrument.......................................0 2 2 MUSI 2181. Piano III............................................................1 1 1 MUSI 2211. Music Theory III..............................................3 0 2 MUSI 2216. Sight Singing/Ear Training III......................3 0 2 *MUEN Ensemble..........................................................0 5-6 1 +Music Elective ...........................................................................0 1/2 1 FOURTH SEMESTER GOVT 2306. Texas Government: Texas Constitution and Topics................................3 0 3 MUAP 2200s. Principal Instrument.......................................0 2 2 MUSI 2182. Piano IV............................................................1 1 1 MUSI 2212. Music Theory IV..............................................3 0 2 MUSI 2217. Sight Singing/Ear Training IV......................3 0 2 *MUEN Ensemble..........................................................0 5-6 1 MUSI 1307. Music Literature.............................................3 0 3 +Music Elective ...........................................................................0 1/2 1 Total Semester Hours for Associate Degree 60

Courses in bold type satisfy Del Mar College Core Curriculum. This degree does not meet the 42 semester credit hour core requirement for associate degrees. Students must demonstrate use of basic computer skills through MUSI 1216, 1217, 2216, and 2217. Students should check specific requirements of the college or university to which they plan to transfer. Students who have piano as their major instrument may omit MUSI 1181, 1182, 2181, and 2182. Keyboard majors should be continuously enrolled in MUEN 1136 (piano accompanying). +MUAP 1100 series, MUSI 1162, 1163, 1186, 1187, 1304; MUEN 1128-1134, 11371139 or 1151-1152. ++ ENGL 1302, SPCH 1311, 1315, or 1321 * Guitar majors may substitute MUEN 1135 for the Major Ensemble requirement. Piano majors may substitute MUEN 1136 for the Major Ensemble requirement.

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MUSIC ASSOCIATE IN ARTS DEGREE: APPLIED MUSIC/MUSIC EDUCATION - VOCAL (Suggested Transfer Plan)

Sem. FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 HIST 1301. United States History I OR HIST 2327. Mexican-American History I........................3 0 3 MUAP 1281. Voice I................................................................0 2 2 MUSI 1181. Piano I...............................................................1 1 1 MUSI 1211. Music Theory I.................................................3 0 2 MUSI 1216. Sight Singing/Ear Training I.........................3 0 2 MUSI 1162. Diction..............................................................2 0 1 *MUEN Ensemble..........................................................0 5-6 1 SECOND SEMESTER Communications (SPCH) Core Elective....................................3 0 3 HIST 1302. United States History II OR HIST 2328. Mexican-American History II......................3 0 3 MUAP 1282. Voice II..............................................................0 2 2 MUSI 1182. Piano II..............................................................1 1 1 MUSI 1212. Music Theory II...............................................3 0 2 MUSI 1217. Sight Singing/Ear Training II........................3 0 2 MUSI 1165. Diction..............................................................2 0 1 *MUEN Ensemble..........................................................0 5-6 1 THIRD SEMESTER GOVT 2305. Federal Government: Federal Constitution and Topics.................3 0 3 MATH 1314. College Algebra OR MATH 1342. Elementary Statistical Methods..................3 0 3 MUAP 2281. Voice III.............................................................0 2 2 MUSI 2181. Piano III............................................................1 1 1 MUSI 2211. Music Theory III..............................................3 0 2 MUSI 2216. Sight Singing/Ear Training III......................3 0 2 *MUEN Ensemble..........................................................0 5-6 1 +Music Elective ...........................................................................0 1⁄2 1 FOURTH SEMESTER Core Elective ...........................................................................3 0-4 3-4 MUAP 2282. Voice IV.............................................................0 2 2 MUSI 2182. Piano IV............................................................1 1 1 MUSI 2212. Music Theory IV..............................................3 0 2 MUSI 2217. Sight Singing/Ear Training IV......................3 0 2 *MUEN Ensemble..........................................................0 5-6 1 MUSI 1307. Music Literature.............................................3 0 3 +Music Elective ...........................................................................0 1⁄2 1 Total Semester Hours for Associate Degree 60

Courses in bold type satisfy Del Mar College Core Curriculum. This degree does not meet the 42 semester credit hour core requirement for associate degrees. Students must demonstrate use of basic computer skills through MUSI 1216, 1217, 2216, and 2217. Students should check specific requirements of the college or university to which they plan to transfer. 277


MUSIC *MUAP 1100 series, MUSI 1162, 1163, 1186, 1187, 1304; MUEN 1128-1134, 11371139 or 1151-1152. * Guitar majors may substitute MUEN 1135 for the Major Ensemble requirement. Piano majors may substitute MUEN 1136 for the Major Ensemble requirement. ASSOCIATE IN ARTS DEGREE: MUSIC THEORY AND COMPOSITION (Suggested Transfer Plan)

Sem. FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 HIST 1301. United States History I OR HIST 2327. Mexican-American History I........................3 0 3 MUAP 1200s. Principal Instrument or Voice........................0 2 2 MUSI 1181. Piano I...............................................................1 1 1 MUSI 1186. Composition.....................................................0 1⁄2 1 MUSI 1211. Music Theory I.................................................3 0 2 MUSI 1216. Sight Singing/Ear Training I.........................3 0 2 *MUEN Ensemble..........................................................0 5-6 1 SECOND SEMESTER Communications (SPCH) Core Elective....................................3 0 3 HIST 1302. United States History II OR HIST 2328. Mexican-American History II......................3 0 3 MUAP 1200s. Principal Instrument or Voice........................0 2 2 MUSI 1182. Piano II..............................................................1 1 1 MUSI 1187. Composition.....................................................0 1⁄2 1 MUSI 1212. Music Theory II...............................................3 0 2 MUSI 1217. Sight Singing/Ear Training II........................3 0 2 * MUEN Ensemble..........................................................0 5-6 1 THIRD SEMESTER Core Elective ...........................................................................3 0 3 MATH 1314. College Algebra OR MATH 1342. Elementary Statistical Methods..................3 0 3 MUAP 2200s. Principal Instrument or Voice........................0 2 2 MUSI 2181. Piano III............................................................1 1 1 MUSI 2211. Music Theory III..............................................3 0 2 MUSI 2216. Sight Singing/Ear Training III......................3 0 2 *MUEN Ensemble..........................................................0 5-6 1 +Music Elective ...........................................................................0 1⁄2 1 FOURTH SEMESTER GOVT 2306. Texas Government: Texas Constitution and Topics................................3 0 3 MUAP 2200s. Principal Instrument or Voice........................0 2 2 MUSI 2182. Piano IV............................................................1 1 1 MUSI 2212. Music Theory IV..............................................3 0 2 MUSI 2217. Sight Singing/Ear Training IV......................3 0 2 *MUEN Ensemble..........................................................0 5-6 1 MUSI 1307. Music Literature.............................................3 0 3 +Music Elective ...........................................................................0 1⁄2 1 Total Semester Hours for Associate Degree 60 Total Semester Hours Suggested for Associate Degree 60-65

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MUSIC This degree does not meet the 42 semester credit hour core requirement for associate degrees. Students must demonstrate use of basic computer skills through MUSI 1216, 1217, 2216, and 2217. Students should check specific requirements of the college or university to which they plan to transfer. +MUAP 1100 series, MUSI 1162, 1163, 1186, 1187, 1304; MUEN 1128-1134, 11371139 or 1151-1152. * Guitar majors may substitute MUEN 1135 for the Major Ensemble requirement. Piano majors may substitute MUEN 1136 for the Major Ensemble requirement.

Sound Recording Technology

The Associate in Applied Science degree in Sound Recording Technology (SRT) prepares students for jobs that intersect the skills used in audio recording, live sound, film/video and post-production, music retail and small business ownership. This includes the operation of equipment and software used in studio recording and mixing, live venue console operation and sound reinforcement systems, non-linear video editing and skills needed to operate a personal business related to the aforementioned fields. Strong emphasis is placed on technical ability and knowledge, aural skills and listening, creative problem solving and musical understanding. All SRT students must complete courses in music theory, piano, ear training, directed business electives and an applied instrument (or voice) in addition to the music technology specific classes. Students must pass all MUSI and MUSC classes with a ‘C’ or better to advance to the next level or count as a prerequisite. The objectives for the Certificate in Sound Recording Business are more focused than the full AAS and the coursework is streamlined. The curriculum for the certificate directs the education of the student toward a small business ownership in music; primarily a project-oriented recording studio or for knowledge relevant for music retail. ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE: SOUND RECORDING TECHNOLOGY (Suggested Occupational Plan)

Sem. FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. ENGL 1301. Composition I ................................................3 0 3 MATH 1314. College Algebra .............................................3 0 3 Choose from MUAP 1200 series Principal Instrument or Voice* .....................................................0 1 2 **** MUSI 1181. Piano I...................................................................1 1 1 MUSI 1211. Music Theory I ................................................3 0 2 MUSI 1216. Sight Singing/Ear Training I ........................3 0 2 MUSC 1327. Audio Engineering I ......................................3 0 3 SECOND SEMESTER Choose from MUAP 1200 series Principal Instrument or Voice* .....................................................0 1 2 **** MUSI 1182. Piano II.................................................................1 1 1 MUSI 1212. Music Theory II ..............................................3 0 2 MUSI 1217. Sight Singing/Ear Training II .......................3 0 2

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MUSIC MUSC 2327. Audio Engineering II .....................................2 MUSC 1331. MIDI I ...............................................................3 THIRD SEMESTER ECON 2301. Principles of Macroeconomics ....................3 MUSB 2355. Legal Aspects -Entertainment Ind. ..............3 Choose from MUAP 2200 series Principal Instrument or Voice* .....................................................0 MUSC 1213. Commercial Music Theory I..........................2 MUSI 1306. Music Appreciation ......................................3 MUSC 1405. Live Sound ......................................................3 FOURTH SEMESTER SPCH 1318. Interpersonal Communication ...................3 Choose from MUAP 2200 series Principal Instrument or Voice*......................................................0 MUSC 2351. Audio for Video ..............................................3 Business Elective ** ......................................................................3 MUSC 2347. Audio Engineering III (Capstone)*** ...........2 Total Semester Hours for Associate Degree

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Courses in bold type meet General Education requirements for Del Mar College Associate in Applied Science degrees. * Students are required to register for 2 sections of MUAP per semester. ** BUSG 1341, 2309, BMGT 2309 or MRKG 1311 *** Audio Engineering III is denoted as the capstone course for the degree. **** Students with advanced piano skills who choose to have piano count as their MUAP instrument may be exempt from Piano I, II, and/or III. This is dependent upon successfully passing a live audition with the piano faculty and must take place at the beginning of the student’s degree. Students who are exempted from Piano I, II, and/or III will substitute a 3 credit hour elective approved by their advisor and the Department Chair. CERTIFICATE: SOUND RECORDING BUSINESS - LEVEL II (Suggested Occupational Plan)

. FIRST SEMESTER Lec. SPCH 1318. Interpersonal Communication .....................3 Directed Business Elective ** ........................................................3 Choose from MUAP 1100 series - Principal Instrument or Voice* ...........................................................................0 *** MUSI 1181. Piano I ..............................................................1 MUSI 1211. Music Theory I ................................................3 MUSC 1327. Audio Engineering I ......................................3 MUSC 1331. MIDI I ...............................................................3 SECOND SEMESTER MUSB 2355. Legal Aspects -Entertainment Industry ......3 MUSI 1306. Music Appreciation ........................................3 MUSC 2327. Audio Engineering II .....................................2 Choose from MUAP 1100 series Principal Instrument or Voice* .....................................................0 *** MUSI 1182. Piano II .............................................................1

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Networking Administration and Informations Security

Department of Computer Science, Engineering and Advanced Technology..........................................................(361) 698-1299

ALSO SEE: PROFESSIONAL ELECTRONICS The Network Support and Administration Emphasis offers the student the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to perform as a network administrator or as a networking support specialist in a networked business environment. “Hands on” experience in hardware, network operating system, systems administration, and protocol labs are emphasized. A firm foundation in networking/telecommunication theory is also provided. CERTIFICATE: NETWORKING TECHNOLOGYCISCO (Suggested Occupational Plan)

Sem. Clock Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours ITSC 1305. Introduction to PC Operating Systems........2 4 3 96 ITCC 1401. Cisco Exploration I – Network Fundamentals.................................3 3 4 96 ITNW 2313. Networking Hardware...................................2 4 3 96 ITCC 1304. Cisco Exploration 2 – Routing Protocols and Concepts..................................2 4 3 96 ITCC 2308. Cisco Exploration 3 – LAN Switching and Wireless..................................2 4 3 96 ITCC 2310. Cisco Exploration 4 – Accessing the WAN...........................................................2 4 3 96 ITSC 1358. UNIX System Administration I.....................2 4 3 96 Total Semester Hours for Certificate 22

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Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours ITCC 1401. Cisco Exploration I Network Fundamentals.................................3 3 4 96 ITSC 1358. UNIX System Administration I.....................2 4 3 96 ITSY 1300. Fundamentals of Information Security........2 4 3 96 ITSE 1359. Introduction to Scripting Languages...........2 4 3 96 ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 48 SECOND SEMESTER ITCC 1304. Cisco Exploration 2 – Routing Protocols and Concepts..................................2 4 3 96 ITSY 2301. Firewalls and Network Security...................2 4 3 96 ITNW 1354. Implementing and Supporting Servers.......2 4 3 96 ITNW 2313. Networking Hardware...................................2 4 3 96 MATH 1314. College Algebra..............................................3 0 3 48 THIRD SEMESTER ITCC 2308. Cisco Exploration 3 - Lan Switching and Wireless.............................................................2 4 3 96 ITCC 2310. Cisco Exploration 4 - Accessing the WAN...2 4 3 96 ITSE 1303. Introduction to MySQL..................................2 3 3 80 ITNW 1313. Computer Virtualization................................2 4 3 96 SPCH 1321. Business and Professional Communications............................................3 0 3 48 FOURTH SEMESTER ITSY 2330. Intrusion Detection.........................................2 4 3 96 ITSE 1350. Systems Analysis and Design........................2 4 3 96 ITSC 2286. Internship - Computer and Information Science, General (Capstone)..........................0 10 2 160 ECON 2301. Principles of Macroeconomics.....................3 0 3 48 Humanities/Visual or Performing Arts Elective......................3 0 3 48 Total Semester Hours for Associate Degree 60

Courses in bold type meet General Education requirements for Del Mar College Associate in Applied Science degrees. Students enrolled in Computer Information Systems and Advanced Technology certificates and/or AAS degree programs should complete the CIS Foundations (MSA) award or have documented evidence of college-level course work or industry experience including basic keyboarding skills. Courses in CIS Foundations (MSA) award provide foundational knowledge and skills necessary for student success in Level I or higher certificates and Associate in Applied Science degrees.

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Sem. Clock Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours ITSC 1305. Intro to PC Operating Systems......................2 4 3 96 ITSC 1325. PC Hardware...................................................2 4 3 96 ITNW 1425. Fundamentals of Networking Technologies…….............................................3 3 4 96 ITNW 1354. Implementing and Supporting Servers.......2 4 3 96 Total Semester Hours for Certificate 13

MARKETABLE SKILLS ACHIEVEMENT AWARD – SECURITY TECHNICIAN – BASIC (Suggested Occupational Plan)

. .Lec. Lab ITSC 1305. Intro to PC Operating Systems......................2 4 ITSY 1300. Fundamentals of Information Security........2 4 ITSY 1342. Information Technology Security.................2 3 ITNW 1425. Fundamentals of Networking Technologies…….............................................3 3 Total Semester Hours for Certificate

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Nondestructive Testing Technology

Department of Technology Education........................................(361) 698-1701 CERTIFICATE: NONDESTRUCTIVE TESTING TECHNOLOGY LEVEL II (Suggested Occupational Plan)

Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours NDTE 1471. Introduction to NDT/Codes and Standards..................................................4 0 4 64 NDTE 1310. Liquid Penetrant/Mag Particle (MT/PT Level I)..............................................2 4 3 96 TECM 1301. Industrial Mathematics..................................3 0 3 48 COMG 1391. Special Topics in Communications, General..............................................................3 0 3 48 SECOND SEMESTER NDTE 2571. Advanced Liquid Penetrant/Mag Particle (MT/PT Level II).............................................3 6 5 144 NDTE 1405. Introduction to Ultrasonic Testing (UT Level I)......................................................2 6 4 128

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NONDESTRUCTIVE TESTING THIRD SEMESTER NDTE 1340. Eddy Current Testing (ET Level I)................2 NDTE 1371. Introduction to Radiation Safety (Industrial Radiation Safety).........................3 FOURTH SEMESTER NDTE 2401. Advanced Ultrasonics Testing (UT Level II).....................................................2 NDTE 2572. Advanced Eddy Current Testing (ET Level II)......................................................3 NDTE 2473. Advanced Radiography (RT Level I)...........2 FIFTH SEMESTER NDTE 2474. Industrial Radiography Testing (RT Level II).....................................................2 Total Semester Hours for Certificate

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Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours METL 1301. Introduction to Metallurgy............................3 0 3 48 NDTE 1471. Introduction to NDT/Codes and Standards..................................................4 0 4 64 NDTE 1310. Liquid Penetrant/Mag Particle (MT/PT Level I)..............................................2 4 3 96 NDTE 2311. Preparation for Welding Inspection.............3 0 3 48 SECOND SEMESTER NDTE 2571. Advanced Liquid Penetrant/Mag Particle (MT/PT Level II).............................................3 6 5 144 NDTE 1405. Introduction to Ultrasonic Testing (UT Level I)......................................................2 6 4 128 ENGL 1301 Composition I.................................................3 0 3 48 THIRD SEMESTER NDTE 1340. Eddy Current Testing (ET Level I)................2 4 3 96 NDTE 2401. Advanced Ultrasonic (UT Level II)..............2 6 4 128 Mathematics OR Life and Physical Science Core Elective....3 0 3 48 NDTE 1371. Introduction to Radiation Safety (Industrial Radiation Safety).........................3 0 3 48 FOURTH SEMESTER NDTE 2572. Advanced Eddy Current Testing (ET Level II)......................................................3 5 5 128 NDTE 2473. Advanced Radiography (RT Level I)...........2 7 4 144 Communications (SPCH) Core Elective....................................3 0 3 48 FIFTH SEMESTER American History, Government/Political Science OR Social and Behavioral Sciences Core Elective...............................3 0 3 48 Creative Arts OR Language, Philosophy, and Culture Core Elective.......................3 0 3 48 NDTE 2474. Industrial Radiography Testing (RT Level II).....................................................2 7 4 144 Total Semester Hours for Associate Degree 60

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NONDESTRUCTIVE TESTING - NUCLEAR MEDICINE Courses in bold type meet General Education requirements for Del Mar College Associate in Applied Science degrees.

Nuclear Medicine

Department of Dental and Imaging Technology........................(361) 698-2858

The Nuclear Medicine Technology Program combines academic study with clinical laboratory experience at affiliated hospitals. Graduates of the program may find employment in the areas of nuclear imaging, nuclear cardiology, radiopharmacy, and radiation quality control. A Nuclear Medicine Technologist, skilled in the diagnostic and therapeutic use of radiopharmaceuticals, is a health care professional who either gives these materials to a patient orally or who injects these materials into a patient’s bloodstream so the materials will concentrate in a specific organ or system of the individual. The technologist measures the structure and function of an organ in the body through photography with scintillation cameras and computers. Del Mar College is an open admissions college; however, acceptance into the Nuclear Medicine Technology Program is by selection. Positions in this program are limited, so program faculty are not able to accept all applicants into the program who meet basic admission requirements. Admissions decisions will be made on the applicant’s ranking through a point system. A student seeking entry into Nuclear Medicine Technology Program must file a specific program application form and complete additional admission procedures as required. Students may not take any of the major NMTT courses until accepted into the program. A graduate of the Program who earns an Associate in Applied Science Degree is eligible to take the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Examination and/or the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) exam. To practice in Texas, a Nuclear Medicine Technologist must be certified by the Texas Department of Health. A graduate of the program is eligible to receive a 1-year temporary certificate from the state. Eligibility for certification by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) includes the following: Candidates must comply with the Rules of Ethics contained in the ARRT Standards of Ethics. One issue addressed by the Rules of Ethics is the conviction of a crime, including a felony, a gross misdemeanor or a misdemeanor with the sole exception of speeding and parking violations. For additional information, contact ARRT, 1255 Northland Drive, St.Paul, MN 55120-1155; (651) 687-0048. In addition to the requirements of the College, applicants must provide the following information to the Nuclear Medicine Technology Program office before March 1 of the year admission is desired, and meet the following requirements: •  completed Nuclear Medicine Technology Program application portfolio; •  supply the Nuclear Medicine Technology Program and the Registrar’s Office with official copies of high school or GED transcripts and college transcripts; •  have a minimum grade point average of 2.0 •  Hospital Site Visit documentation form properly signed and dated 285


NUCLEAR MEDICINE •  be eligible to make application to take the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board exam and/or the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (Nuclear) exam If admitted into the program, a background check and drug testing is required as mandated by our accrediting agency and clinical affiliates. A physical exam and current CPR card must be submitted prior to the first day of class. Contact the program office for further information at (361) 698-2830. ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE: NUCLEAR MEDICINE TECHNOLOGY (Occupational Plan)

Sem. Clock Prerequisites: Lec. Lab Hrs. Hrs. MATH 1314 College Algebra..............................................3 0 3 48 BIOL 2401. Human Anatomy and Physiology I............3 3 4 96 BIOL 2402. Anatomy and Physiology II.........................3 3 4 96 SCIT 1320. Physics for Allied Health...............................2 4 3 96 CHEM 1406. Basic Chemistry..............................................3 3 4 96 FIRST SEMESTER NMTT 1201. Introduction to Nuclear Medicine................1 4 2 80 NMTT 1313. Nuclear Medicine Physics..............................2 3 3 80 NMTT 1166. Practicum Nuclear Medicine Technology...0 8 1 128 ENG 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 48 SECOND SEMESTER NMTT 2201. Radiochemistry and Radiopharmacy..........1 4 2 80 NMTT 2209. Nuclear Medicine and Methodology I.........1 4 2 80 NMTT 1167. Practicum Nuclear Medicine Technology ..0 8 1 128 Communications (SPCH) Core Elective....................................3 0 3 48 THIRD SEMESTER NMTT 1309. Nuclear Medicine Instrumentation..............2 4 3 96 NMTT 1367. Practicum Nuclear Medicine Technology ..0 24 3 384 Creative Arts Core Elective..........................................................3 0 3 48 Social and Behavioral Sciences Core Elective..........................3 0 3 48 FOURTH SEMESTER NMTT 2313. Nuclear Medicine Methodology III..............2 3 3 80 NMTT 2233. Advanced PET and Fusion Technology.......1 4 2 80 NMTT 2366. Practicum Nuclear Medicine Technology ..0 24 3 384 FIFTH SEMESTER NMTT 2235. Nuclear Medicine Technology Seminar (Capstone).........................................1 4 2 80 NMTT 2367. Practicum Nuclear Medicine Technology ..0 24 3 384 Total Semester Hours for Associate Degree 60

Courses in bold type meet General Education requirements for Del Mar College Associate in Applied Science degrees.

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NURSING

Department of Nurse Education.................................................(361) 698-2860

The Department of Nurse Education (DNE) faculty values lifelong learning by offering multiple-entry points into the program (Multiple Entry/Exit Program, or MEEP). The DNE statement of purpose is to provide an accredited curriculum that facilitates students’ educational and career choices and encourages life-long learning and encourages progression to the Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Master of Science in Nursing. The DMC DNE faculty is committed to removing barriers to academic progression and making pathways seamless, building on previous knowledge and competencies already achieved. Upon successful completion of the program, students will meet educational requirements to sit for the specified National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN or NCLEX-PN). PROGRAM TRACKS Vocational Nurse Education Certificate Students can select the Vocational Nurse Education (VN) Certificate Plan that requires the completion of four (4) semesters. A graduate of the program that earns a Vocational Nurse Certificate is eligible to take the NCLEX-PN exam for licensure. Once the student receives their LVN license and completes the general education course required of the AAS degree plan if eligible can request continuation in the Nursing program to successfully complete the fifth semester (5) of the AAS degree and be eligible to take the NCLEX-RN licensure exam. AAS Registered Nurse Education The Associate in Applied Science Degree plan requires the student to successfully complete all five (5) semesters of the education plan to be eligible to take the NCLEX-RN licensure exam. The student who follows the Associate in Applied Science Degree plan can take an LVN exit option. The student must successfully complete the fourth (4) semester with one (1) additional VNSG course to be eligible to take the NCLEX-PN licensure exam Pathway to Bachelor of Science in Nursing The completion of general education courses and approved nursing electives in the Associate of Arts Degree Plan (Registered Nurse Education) provide access and transfer to Bachelor of Science Nursing Programs. Currently the DNE has articulation agreements with several universities that agree to provide a seamless transfer to their Bachelor of Science Nursing programs (See list of universities on website www.delmar.edu/rn. The participating universities will not require student to take anymore lower division general education courses (unless they are part of the 30 hours) if student meets the 2 items below • Completion of 54 general education hours of agreed curriculum • Transcript marked CORE COMPLETE LVN Transition to Professional Nursing RN Graduates from other vocational nursing programs who are licensed and complete the pre-requisite courses are eligible to apply for the LVN to RN Transition track. Students who completed the DMC Vocational Nurse Education Certificate plan prior to 2009 must apply to the LVN to RN Transition track. 287


NURSING General Admission Guidelines Admission requirements and selection criteria for application to the nursing program can be found on the program website at www.delmar.edu/rn. Admission Cycles Fall Admission Spring Admission Open November 1 and close February 14 Open June 1 and close August 31 DNE Tracks included are: DNE Tracks included are: Associate of Applied Science Associate of Applied Science (AAS-RN) (AAS-RN) Associate of Arts (AA-RN) BSN Associate of Arts (AA-RN) BSN Pathway Pathway Certificate Vocational Nurse Certificate Vocational Nurse Education Education Associate of Applied Science (LVN to RN Transition) The following are required prior to applying to the program: 1. Completion and minimum required scores on standardized HESI A2 Exam. (Refer to www.delmar.edu/rn for additional guidelines, schedules and fees). 2. A grade of “C� or higher is required in all general education courses 3. BIOL 2402 Anatomy and Physiology II must be completed within five (5) years of application to nursing program. 4. Completion of pre-requisites ENGL 1301, BIOL 2401, 2402 and PSYC 2301. Students pursuing the AAS- Registered Nurse Education degree plan must take Chemistry 1406N for CEUs (Continuing Education Units) prior to the co-requisite BIOL 2420 Microbiology and Clinical Pathology to comply with program requirements. The Chemistry 1406N CEU course may not meet the criteria for financial aid assistance; please check with the Financial Aid Office. If the student chooses to have the Chemistry 1406N CEU course converted to semester credit hours a petition to record credit form must be completed by student. 5. Any or all remaining general education courses in the curriculum may be completed prior to admission to the nursing program. 6. Program Grade Point Average (PGPA) of 2.5 Due to our selective admission criteria, the most recent grade and not the highest grade is used in the calculation for the program GPA. 7. All applicants must meet the general admission requirements of the College and submit a completed online application available at www.nursingCAS.org

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NURSING The following must accompany the NursingCAS online application submission: Document verifying immunizations 1. Hepatitis B Vaccine: Students are required to have completed the Hepatitis B vaccine series prior to the start of nursing school. Please keep in mind that this series may take up to six (6) months to complete. 2. Tetanus-diphtheria: One dose of a tetanus-diphtheria toxoid (Td) is required within the last 10 years. The booster dose may be in the form of a tetanus-diphtheria-pertussis containing vaccine (Tdap). 3. Varicella Vaccine: Students are required to have received one dose of varicella (chickenpox) vaccine on or after the student’s first birthday or, if the first dose was administered on or after the student’s thirteenth (13) birthday, two doses of varicella (chickenpox) vaccine are required. If a student has previously had Varicella (chickenpox) disease the student will need to submit Verification of Immunity/History of Illness to the nursing office. The form is available on the nursing website at www.delmar.edu/rn 4. Measles, Mumps, and Rubella Vaccines: If a student has their immunization record and this record reflects two doses of MMR vaccine then the student is in compliance with all of the Measles, Mumps and Rubella requirements. If a student does not have two documented doses of MMR they will need to ensure that they meet the minimum requirement: a. Measles: Students born on or after January 1, 1957, must show acceptable evidence of vaccination of two doses of a measles containing vaccine administered since January 1, 1968 (preferably MMR vaccine). b. Mumps: Students born on or after January 1, 1957, must show acceptable evidence of vaccination of one dose of a mumps vaccine. Serological lab showing proof of immunity is acceptable. c. Rubella: Students must show acceptable evidence of one dose of rubella vaccine. Upon conditional acceptance to program, student must submit the following: 1. Health Screening on a standard departmental physical examination form to provide evidence of good physical and mental health. Failure to reveal prior or present physical or emotional illness will place a student as subject to dismissal. While information will be held in confidence there are certain circumstances that, for the student’s protection as well as others, make health information disclosure a necessity. 2. Negative PPD or chest X-ray with the last 12 months 3. Negative PPD yearly thereafter while enrolled in the program • Students with a positive PPD and a negative chest X-ray on admission into the program must complete a TB screening questionnaire annually while enrolled in the program. • Students whose responses indicate possibility of TB infection must submit documentation of medical evaluation and treatment, if applicable. • Students with a negative PPD on admission who convert to positive while enrolled in the program must submit documentation of medical evaluation and treatment. 289


NURSING 4. Current CPR course completion card from American Heart Association Health Care Provider or American Red Cross Professional Rescuer. The CPR card expiration date must fall beyond the last day of clinical for the semester. 5. Final acceptance into the program is contingent upon satisfactory FBI background check (completed through the Texas Board of Nursing) • The Texas Board of Nursing may require an applicant to complete a declaratory order if the background check is not clear or there are questions surrounding a mental illness or chemical dependency. This process may take up to six months to a year, and students must have a clearance from the TBON before enrolling in nursing courses. • Prospective applicants who question their eligibility are encouraged to contact the Texas Board of Nursing or program to further discuss their situation at www.bon.state.tx.us or (512) 305-7400. 6. A negative drug screen is required for clinical eligibility. Progression Requirements Students enrolled in the program must be in good standing: • Maintain a PGPA of 2.0 • Earn a grade of “C” or better in each nursing and general education course. • Successfully complete all concurrent nursing courses and general education co-requisites to advance to the next level of degree plans • Students will be required to take standardized comprehensive competency exams throughout and at the end of the nursing program. Failure to achieve satisfactory scores may affect progression in the program and graduation. • A student may be readmitted into the nursing program one time only. The program is approved by the Texas Board of Nursing (www.bon.state.tx.us). The Associate in Applied Science degrees are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). Accredited information is available through ACEN 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326. Phone (404) 975-5000, www.ACEN.org ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE: REGISTERED NURSE EDUCATION

SUMMER Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours *BIOL 2401. Human Anatomy and Physiology I............3 3 4 96 *ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 48 *BIOL 2402. Human Anatomy and Physiology II ...........3 3 4 96 *PSYC 2301. General Psychology.......................................3 0 3 48 SECOND SEMESTER RNSG 1128. Introduction to Health Care Concepts ........1 0 1 16 RNSG 1125. Professional Nursing Concepts I..................1 0 1 16 RNSG 1216. Professional Nursing Competencies............0 8 2 128 RNSG 1430. Health Care Concepts I..................................3 4 4 112 RNSG 1161. Clinical I............................................................0 4 1 64

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NURSING THIRD SEMESTER BIOL 2420. Microbiology and Clinical Pathology..........3 3 4 96 Communications (SPCH) Core Elective ...................................3 0 3 48 RNSG 1126. Professional Nursing Concepts II.................1 0 1 16 RNSG 1533. Health Care Concepts II.................................4 4 5 128 RNSG 2362. Clinical II..........................................................0 12 3 192 FOURTH SEMESTER PHIL 2306. Introduction to Ethics....................................3 0 3 48 RNSG 1137. Professional Nursing Concepts III................1 0 1 16 RNSG 1538. Health Care Concepts III................................4 4 5 128 RNSG 2363. Clinical III.........................................................0 12 3 192 FIFTH SEMESTER RNSG 2138. Professional Nursing Concepts IV................1 1 1 32 RNSG 2539. Health Care Concepts IV (Capstone)...........4 4 5 128 RNSG 2360. Clinical IV ........................................................0 12 3 192 Total Semester Hours足for Associate Degree 60 * Prerequisites Courses in bold type meet General Education requirements for Del Mar College Associate in Applied Science degrees. Students pursuing the AAS- Registered Nurse Education degree plan must take Chemistry 1406N for CEUs (Continuing Education Units) prior to the co-requisite BIOL 2420 Microbiology and Clinical Pathology to comply with program requirements. The Chemistry 1406N CEU course may not meet the criteria for financial aid assistance; please check with the Financial Aid Office. If the student chooses to have the Chemistry 1406N CEU course converted to semester credit hours a petition to record credit form must be completed by student.

CERTIFICATE: VOCATIONAL NURSE EDUCATION LEVEL II

SUMMER Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours *BIOL 2401. Human Anatomy and Physiology I............3 3 4 96 *ENGL 1301. Composition I ................................................3 0 3 48 *BIOL 2402. Human Anatomy and Physiology II ...........3 3 4 96 *PSYC 2301. General Psychology.......................................3 0 3 48 SECOND SEMESTER RNSG 1128. Introduction to Health Care Concepts.........1 0 1 16 RNSG 1125. Professional Nursing Concepts I..................1 0 1 16 RNSG 1216. Professional Nursing Competencies............0 8 2 128 RNSG 1430. Health Care Concepts I..................................3 4 4 112 RNSG 1161. Clinical I............................................................0 4 1 64 THIRD SEMESTER Communications (SPCH) Core Elective....................................3 0 3 48 RNSG 1126. Professional Nursing Concepts II.................1 0 1 16 RNSG 1533. Health Care Concepts II.................................4 4 5 128 RNSG 2362. Clinical II..........................................................0 12 3 192 FOURTH SEMESTER RNSG 1137. Professional Nursing Concepts III................1 0 1 16 RNSG 1538. Health Care Concepts III................................4 4 5 128 RNSG 2363. Clinical III.........................................................0 12 3 192 VNSG 1219. Leadership and Professional Development (Capstone)...............................2 0 2 32 PHIL 2306. Introduction to Ethics....................................3 0 3 48 Total Semester Hours足for Certificate 49

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NURSING * Prerequisites Courses in bold type meet General Education requirements for Del Mar College Certificate programs.

ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE: REGISTERED NURSE EDUCATION LVN-RN TRANSITION (Suggested Occupational Plan)

SUMMER Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours *BIOL 2401. Human Anatomy and Physiology I............3 3 4 96 *ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 48 *BIOL 2402. Human Anatomy and Physiology II ...........3 3 4 96 *PSYC 2301. General Psychology.......................................3 0 3 48 SECOND SEMESTER Communications (SPCH) Core Elective....................................3 0 3 48 RNSG 1128. Introduction to Health Care Concepts ........1 0 1 16 RNSG 1118. Transition to Professional Nursing Competencies...................................................0 4 1 64 RNSG 1324. Concept-Based Transition to Professional Nursing Practice .............................................2 4 3 96 THIRD SEMESTER BIOL 2420. Microbiology and Clinical Pathology..........3 3 4 96 PHIL 2306. Introduction to Ethics....................................3 0 3 48 RNSG 1538. Health Care Concepts III ...............................4 4 5 128 RNSG 1137. Professional Nursing Concepts III ...............1 0 1 16 RNSG 1262. Clinical LVN to RN Transition .....................0 12 2 192 FOURTH SEMESTER RNSG 2138. Professional Nursing Concepts IV................1 1 1 32 RNSG 2539. Health Care Concepts IV (Capstone)...........4 4 5 128 RNSG 2360. Clinical IV ........................................................0 12 3 192 Total Semester Hours­for Associate Degree 46 * Prerequisites

Courses in bold type meet General Education requirements for Del Mar College Associate in Applied Science degrees. Upon completion of RNSG 1118, 1128, 1324, the student will enter the 2nd year of the Associate in Applied Science degree plan. Fourteen (14) semester credit hours of VNSG electives are also required for graduation. LVN’s may apply for credit by evaluation of credentials. Students pursuing the AAS-Registered Nurse Education degree plan must take Chemistry 1406N for CEUs (Continuing Education Units) prior to the corequisite BIOL 2420 Microbiology and Clinical Pathology to comply with program requirements. The Chemistry 1406N CEU course may not meet the criteria for financial aid assistance; please check with the Financial Aid Office. If the student chooses to have the Chemistry 1406N CEU course converted to semester credit hours, a petition to record credit form must be completed by student.

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NURSING - NURSING HOME ADMINISTRATOR ASSOCIATE IN ARTS DEGREE: REGISTERED NURSE EDUCATION (Suggested Transfer Plan)

Sem. Clock SUMMER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours FIRST SEMESTER *BIOL 2401. Human Anatomy and Physiology I............3 3 4 96 *ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 48 *BIOL 2402. Human Anatomy and Physiology II..........3 3 4 96 *PSYC 2301. General Psychology.......................................3 0 3 48 SECOND SEMESTER CHEM 1406. Basic Chemistry ..............................................3 3 4 96 ENGL 1302. Composition II................................................3 0 3 48 +PSYC 2314. Lifespan Growth and Development.............3 0 3 48 GOVT 2305. Federal Government: Federal Constitution and Topics................................3 0 3 48 THIRD SEMESTER +BIOL 2420. Microbiology....................................................3 3 4 96 GOVT 2306. Texas Constitution: Texas Constitution and Topics................................3 0 3 48 HIST 1301. United States History I..................................3 0 3 48 Communications (SPCH) Core Elective....................................3 0 3 48 FOURTH SEMESTER HIST 1302. United States History II................................3 0 3 48 MATH 1342. Elementary Statistical Methods..................3 0 3 48 PHIL 2306. Introduction to Ethics....................................3 0 3 48 FIFTH SEMESTER KINE 1238. Lifetime Fitness and Wellness.....................2 1 2 32 Creative Arts Core Elective..........................................................3 0 3 48 ++Other RNSG Electives.................................................................. 6 Total Semester Hours足for Associate Degree 60

*Prerequisites are required for admission to the Nursing Program and eligibility for the HESI A2 Admission Exam. +Approved Electives: BIOL 2420, PSYC 2314 ++Other RNSG Electives: approved by Department of Nurse Education Program Director or Chairperson. Courses in bold type satisfy Del Mar College Core Curriculum. Completion of the education plan as presented allows a student to graduate with an Associate in Arts Degree of Registered Nurse Education and enter into an articulation agreement with participating universities. The Articulation Agreement requires an additional 30 upper division nursing hours towards a Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree at the participating university.

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OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH

Occupational Safety and Health

Department of Public Safety Education.....................................(361) 698-1724

The Occupational Safety and Health Program is committed to preparing students for a career in the profession of Safety Specialist. The professional curriculum is designed to provide opportunities to assimilate knowledge, develop skills, and acquire competencies which prepare the student for job entry, economic independence, occupational advancement, and career development as an Occupational Safety Technician or Industrial Hygiene Technician. ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE: OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH (Suggested Occupational Plan)

. . Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec Lab Hrs. Hours OSHT 2309. Safety Program Management........................3 0 3 48 OSHT 2401. OSHA Regulations - General Industry........3 3 4 96 ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 48 Mathematics Core Elective ..........................................................3 0 3 48 SECOND SEMESTER OSHT 1309. Physical Hazards Control..............................3 0 3 48 OSHT 1313. Accident Prevention, Inspection, and Investigation.............................................3 0 3 48 SPCH 1315. Fundamentals of Public Speaking..............3 0 3 48 Creative Arts OR Language Philosophy and Culture Core Elective....................3 0 3 48 THIRD SEMESTER CBFM 1321. Industrial Scaffolding and Rigging..............3 1 3 64 CVOP 2201. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations......................................................2 0 2 32 EPCT 1401. Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Training (HAZWOPER).................................................3 3 4 96 FOURTH SEMESTER CNSE 1411. Craning Principles..........................................3 2 4 80 EPCT 2333. Environmental Toxicology.............................3 0 3 48 OSHT 1405. OSHA Regulations Construction Industry............................................................3 3 4 96 EPCT 1341. Principles of Industrial Hygiene...................3 1 3 64 PSYC 2301. General Psychology.......................................3 0 3 48 FIFTH SEMESTER INSR 2311. Worker’s Compensation and Medical Aspects of Claims............................................3 0 3 48 OSHT 2388. Internship - Occupational Safety and Health Technology/Technician (Capstone)................................0 9 3 144 EPCT 2331. Industrial Hygiene Applications..................3 1 3 64 Total Semester Hours for Associate Degree 60

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OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSISTANT

Occupational Therapy Assistant

Department of Allied Health......................................................(361) 698-2820

The Occupational Therapy Assistant program curriculum is designed to prepare an individual as an Occupational Therapy Assistant; a health care professional who works directly under the supervision of a Licensed Occupational Therapist. The Occupational Therapy Assistant provides the rehabilitative service of those individuals whose abilities to cope with tasks of living are threatened or impaired by physical injury or illness, developmental deficits, the aging process, poverty and cultural differences, or psychological and social disabilities. The Occupational Therapy Assistant collaborates occupational therapy services with appropriate supervision to prevent deficits and to maintain or improve function in activities of daily living, work, play, leisure, and in the underlying components such as sensorimotor, cognitive, and psychosocial. The Occupational Therapy Assistant may implement treatment programs developed by the Licensed Occupational Therapist which may include therapeutic exercises; therapeutic activities; activities of daily living training; living skills training; splint design and construction; measuring joint motion and muscle function to upper extremities; cognitive and perceptual motor skills training and patient and family education. Graduates will be eligible to take the examination for certification to become a licensed Occupational Therapy Assistant by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc. In addition to the standard College admission process, students are accepted into the Occupational Therapy program based on a ranking point system. In order to be considered for admission into the program, the student must: •  submit the completed application for admission and all required admission documentation by July 15. •  complete all prerequisite course requirements •  furnish two letters of reference from medical and/or teaching professionals •  have a minimum grade point average of 2.5. •  have completed a minimum of 10 hours of observation in the occupational therapy field by the application deadline •  complete HPRS 1006 and HPRS 1004 before applying to the program After program acceptance, the student must submit a completed physical examination which includes the complete Hepatitis B series, a current college transcript and a current card of completion in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) for Health Care Providers which must be maintained throughout the program. Upon enrollment, the student must pass a background check and drug screen test, at student’s expense, for security clearance and continued enrollment in the program. Contact the program director for further information at (361) 698-1845. The Del Mar College Occupational Therapy Assistant program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), located at 4720 Montgomery Lane, P.O. Box 31220, Bethesda, MD 20824-1220. AOTA’s phone number is (301) 652-AOTA. Satisfactory completion of the program entitles the 295


OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSISTANT student to an Associate in Applied Science degree. The student is eligible to sit for the national certification examination for the occupational therapy assistant administered by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT). After successful completion of this exam, the individual will be a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA). Most states require licensure in order to practice; however, state licenses are usually based on the results of the NBCOT Certification Examination. All OTA students must complete Level II Fieldwork within 18 months following completion of academic preparation. ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE: OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSISTANT ENHANCED SKILLS OPTION (Suggested Occupational Plan)

Sem. Clock PREREQUISITES: Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours BIOL 2404. Foundations of Anatomy and Physiology 3 3 4 96 ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 48 FIRST SEMESTER OTHA 1405. Principles of Occupational Therapy.............3 3 4 96 OTHA 2301. Pathophysiology in Occupational Therapy....................................3 0 3 48 OTHA 1309. Human Structure and Function in Occupational Therapy....................................2 4 3 96 SECOND SEMESTER PSYC 2301. General Psychology.......................................3 0 3 48 OTHA 1211. Occupational Performance Throughout the Lifespan...............................2 1 2 48 OTHA 1319. Therapeutic Interventions I...........................2 4 3 96 OTHA 2309. Mental Health in Occupational Therapy.....2 4 3 96 THIRD SEMESTER PSYC 2314. Lifespan Growth and Development...........3 0 3 48 OTHA 1315. Therapeutic Use of Occupations or Activities I....................................................2 4 3 96 OTHA 1262. Clinical - Occupational Therapy Assistant...........................................................0 8 2 128 OTHA 2302. Therapeutic Use of Occupations or Activities II..................................................2 4 3 96 FOURTH SEMESTER OTHA 2360. Clinical - Occupational Therapy Assistant...........................................................0 16 3 256 OTHA 2235. Health Care Management in Occupational Therapy....................................2 1 2 48 OTHA 2331. Physical Function in Occupational Therapy.............................................................2 4 3 96 Creative Arts OR Language, Philosophy, and Culture Core Elective..................3 0 3 48 Communications (SPCH) Core Elective....................................3 0 3 48 FIFTH SEMESTER OTHA 2466. Practicum (or Field Experience)- Occupational Therapy Assistant...........................................................0 32 4 512

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OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSISTANT - PARALEGAL OTHA 2330.

Workplace Skills for the Occupational Therapy Assistant...........................................3 Total Semester Hours for Associate Degree

0

3 60

48

Courses in bold type meet General Education requirements for Del Mar College Associate in Applied Science degrees. ENHANCED SKILLS CERTIFICATE

OTHA 2204. Neurology in Occupational Therapy...........2 0 2 32 Select one of the courses below: OTHA 1353. Occupational Performance for Elders..........3 0 3 48 OTHA 1341. Occupational Performance from Birth through Adolescence......................................3 0 3 48 Total Semester Hours for Certificate 5

Paralegal

Department of Business Administration....................................(361) 698-1372

The Paralegal Studies degree prepares students to work in law offices or other related entities as paralegals or legal assistants. The innovative technology that attorneys, courts at law and District Clerk offices utilize is taught through a variety of courses and reinforced throughout the curriculum. ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE: PARALEGAL STUDIES (Suggested Occupational Plan)

Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec Lab Hrs. Hours LGLA 1317. Law Office Technology...................................3 0 3 48 HRPO 1311. Human Relations............................................3 0 3 48 LGLA 1313. Introduction to Paralegal Studies.................3 0 3 48 ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 48 American History/Government/Social and Behavioral Sciences Core Course....................................3 0 3 48 SECOND SEMESTER LGLA 1401. Legal Research and Writing...........................3 3 4 96 LGLA 1311. Introduction to Law........................................3 0 3 48 MATH 1314 College Algebra..............................................3 0 3 48 Communications (SPCH) Core Elective....................................3 0 3 48 Creative Arts OR Language, Philopshpy and Culture Core Course.....................................3 0 3 48 THIRD SEMESTER LGLA 1345. Civil Litigation.................................................3 0 3 48 LGLA 1355. Family Law......................................................3 0 3 48 LGLA 2305. Interviewing and Investigating.....................3 0 3 48 LGLA Elective. ...........................................................................3 0 3 48 Life and Physical Sciences Core Course....................................3 0 3 48 FOURTH SEMESTER LGLA 2307. Law Office Management................................3 0 3 48 LGLA 2313. Criminal Law and Procedure........................3 0 3 48

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PARALEGAL - PHARMACY LGLA 2333. LGLA Elective. LGLA 2266.

Advanced Legal Document Preparation.....3 0 3 48 ...........................................................................3 0 3 48 Practicum-Legal Assistant/Paralegal (Capstone)........................................................0 14 2 224 Total Semester Hours for Associate Degree.. 60

Courses in bold type meet General Education requirements for Del Mar College Associate in Applied Science degrees.

Paramedic

SEE: EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES

Peace Officer Training SEE: CRIMINAL JUSTICE

Pharmacy

Department of Allied Health......................................................(361) 698-2820

ALSO SEE: PRE-PROFESSIONAL HEALTH The Pharmacy Technology Program curriculum is designed to prepare students for a career as a Certified Pharmacy Technician, a health care professional who works directly under the supervision of a Registered Pharmacist in providing health care and medications to patients in institutional (hospital) and retail settings. The responsibilities of a Certified Pharmacy Technician include the ability to order, stock, package, prepare medications, operate computerized dispensing systems, prepare insurance claim forms and maintain written or computerized patient medication records. Accreditation Del Mar College Pharmacy Technology program has received Accredited status from the Accreditation Services Division of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, 7272 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814. In addition to the standard College admission process, in order to be considered for admission into the Pharmacy Technician program the student must: • submit a completed Pharmacy Technology application and all required admission documentation by July 15. •  submit all college transcripts showing evidence of completion of prerequisites or current enrollment. •  have a minimum grade point average of 2.0. •  be on college level in Reading, English and Math Please contact the program director for more information at (361) 698-2822. After acceptance into the program, the student must submit a completed physical examination which includes the complete Hepatitis B series, a current college transcript and a current card of completion in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) for Health Care Providers which must be maintained throughout the program. 298


PHARMACY Upon enrollment, the student must pass a background check and drug screen test, at student’s expense, for security clearance and continued enrollment in the program. CERTIFICATE: PHARMACY TECHNICIAN LEVEL II (Suggested Occupational Plan)

Sem. Clock PREREQUISITES Lec. Lab Hrs. Hrs. ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 48 MATH 1314. College Algebra..............................................3 0 3 48 FIRST SEMESTER PHRA 1301. Introduction to Pharmacy..............................3 1 3 64 PHRA 1305. Drug Classification.........................................2 3 3 80 PHRA 1313. Community Pharmacy Practice....................2 4 3 96 PHRA 1349. Institutional Pharmacy Practice....................2 4 3 96 PHRA 1266. Practicum (or Field Experience) Pharmacy Technician/Assistant...................0 16 2 256 CHEM 1406. Basic Chemistry...............................................3 3 4 96 SECOND SEMESTER PHRA 1441. Pharmacy Drug Therapy and Treatment.....3 2 4 80 PHRA 1304. Pharmacotherapy and Disease Process.......3 0 3 48 PHRA 1309. Pharmaceutical Mathematics I......................2 2 3 64 PHRA 1267. Practicum (or Field Experience) Pharmacy Technician/Assistant...................0 16 2 256 PHRA 1345. Compounding Sterile Preparations..............1 7 3 128 THIRD SEMESTER PHRA 2266. Practicum (or Field Experience) Pharmacy Technician/Assistant...................0 16 2 256 PHRA 1306. Computerized Drug Delivery Systems........1 5 3 96 PHIL 2306. Introduction to Ethics.....................................3 0 3 48 FOURTH SEMESTER PHRA 1243. Pharmacy Technician Certification Review..............................................................2 1 2 48 PHRA 1202. Pharmacy Law.................................................2 0 2 32 Total Semester Hours for Certificate 51 Courses in bold type meet General Education requirements for Del Mar College.

ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE: PHARMACY TECHNICIAN (Suggested Occupational Plan)

Sem. Clock PREREQUISITES Lec. Lab Hrs. Hrs. ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 48 MATH 1314. College Algebra..............................................3 0 3 48 ITSC 1309. Integrated Software Applications I...............2 4 3 96 FIRST SEMESTER PHRA 1301. Introduction to Pharmacy..............................3 1 3 64 PHRA 1305. Drug Classification.........................................2 3 3 80 PHRA 1313. Community Pharmacy Practice....................2 4 3 96 PHRA 1349. Institutional Pharmacy Practice....................2 4 3 96

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PHARMACY - PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASSISTANT PHRA 1266. Practicum (or Field Experience) Pharmacy Technician/Assistant...................0 16 2 256 CHEM 1406. Basic Chemistry..............................................3 3 4 96 SECOND SEMESTER PHRA 1441. Pharmacy Drug Therapy and Treatment.....3 2 4 80 PHRA 1304. Pharmacotherapy and Disease Process.......3 0 3 48 PHRA 1309. Pharmaceutical Mathematics I......................2 2 3 64 PHRA 1267. Practicum (or Field Experience) Pharmacy Technician/Assistant...................0 16 2 256 PHRA 1345. Compounding Sterile Preparations..............1 7 3 128 THIRD SEMESTER PHRA 2266. Practicum (or Field Experience) Pharmacy Technician/Assistant...................0 16 2 256 PHRA 1306. Computerized Drug Delivery Systems........1 5 3 96 FOURTH SEMESTER PHRA 1243. Pharmacy Technician Certification Review..............................................................2 1 2 48 PHRA 1202. Pharmacy Law.................................................2 0 2 32 FIFTH SEMESTER PHIL 2306. Introduction to Ethics....................................3 0 3 48 SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication...3 0 3 48 PSYC 2301. General Psychology.......................................3 0 3 48 Total Semester Hours for Associate Degree 60

Courses in bold type meet General Education requirements for Del Mar College Associate in Applied Science Degrees.

Physical Therapist Assistant

Department of Allied Health......................................................(361) 698-2820

SEE ALSO: PRE-PROFESSIONAL HEALTH The Physical Therapist Assistant is a health care professional who works under the supervision of a Licensed Physical Therapist. The responsibilities of a Physical Therapist Assistant include a variety of services such as cardiac rehabilitation, neurological rehabilitation, orthopedics, geriatrics, pediatrics, wound care, sports medicine, home health, and wellness. The Physical Therapist Assistant may implement treatment programs developed by the Physical Therapist which may include therapeutic exercises; gait training and assisting with prosthetics and brace training; administering various hot/ cold/electrical modalities and traction; application of various external bandages, supports and dressings; measuring joint motion and muscle function; and, educating other health care providers, patients, and families. Program graduates are required to pass an exit mock state board exam before graduation. Students who pass this exam will be prepared to sit for the National Physical Therapy Exam (NPTE) which is administered by the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners. Graduates cannot work in the field as a Physical Therapist Assistant without passing the NPTE.

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PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASSISTANT Accreditation The Del Mar College Physical Therapist Assistant Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, VA 22314-1488; (703) 706-3245 or 1-800-999-2782; accreditation@apta.org; www.capteonline.org/home.aspx In addition to the standard College admission process, students planning to enter the Physical Therapist Assistant program must submit the following to the Physical Therapist Assistant program office by July 15: • Physical Therapist Assistant program application form • All college transcripts from Del Mar College and other schools • Evidence of 30 hours (total) of observation in three different settings • Evidence of a minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA Please contact the program director for more information at (361) 698-1848 or go online to www.delmar.edu/ptap for all program admission information and required forms. After the Physical Therapist Assistant program office receives all of the above items, the applicants will be notified of admissions to the program within 30 days of the application deadline. After program acceptance, the student must submit a completed physical examination, proof of Hepatitis B series, all required immunizations, college transcripts, a current card of completion in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) for Health Care Providers and HPRS 1204 Competency Form. Upon enrollment, the student must pass a background check and drug screen test, at student’s expense, for security clearance and continued enrollment in the program. Please contact program director if you have questions about any of these requirements. ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE: PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASSISTANT

Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hrs. PTHA 1201. The Profession of Physical Therapy.............1 2 2 48 PTHA 1413. Functional Anatomy.......................................2 6 4 128 PTHA 1229. Applied Physical Principles...........................1 4 2 80 BIOL 2401. Human Anatomy and Physiology I............3 3 4 96 HPRS 1106. Essentials of Medical Terminology...............1 1 1 32 HPRS 1204. Basic Health Profession Skills.......................1 3 2 64 SECOND SEMESTER PTHA 1321. Pathophysiology for the PTA........................3 0 3 48 PTHA 2509. Therapeutic Exercise.......................................3 6 5 144 PSYC 2301. General Psychology.......................................3 0 3 48 ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 48 BIOL 2402. Human Anatomy and Physiology II..........3 3 4 96 THIRD SEMESTER PTHA 2217. Issues in Health Care......................................2 0 2 32 PTHA 1531. Physical Agents...............................................3 5 5 128 Creative Arts OR Language, Philosophy, and Culture Core Elective..................3 0 3 48

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PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASSISTANT - PHYSICS Communications (SPCH) Core Elective....................................3 0 3 48 FOURTH SEMESTER PTHA 2435. Rehabilitation Techniques 3 4 4 112 PTHA 2205. Neurology 2 1 2 48 PTHA 2266. Practicum (or Field Experience) Physical Therapist Assistant..........................0 18 2 288 Mathematics Core Elective...........................................................3 0 3 48 FIFTH SEMESTER PTHA 2431. Management of Neurological Disorders.....3 4 4 112 PTHA 2239. Professional Issues (Capstone)......................2 0 2 32 PTHA 2366. Practicum (or Field Experience) Physical Therapist Assistant..........................0 22.5 3 360 Total Semester Hours for Associate Degree 66 Courses in bold type meet General Education requirements for Del Mar College Associate in Applied Science degrees. **List of DMC approved core curriculum courses available at www.delmar.edu/Core2014/.

Physics

Department of Natural Sciences.................................................(361) 698-1229 ASSOCIATE IN SCIENCE DEGREE: PHYSICS (Suggested Transfer Plan)

Sem. FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. MATH 1316. Plane Trigonometry.......................................3 0 3 ENGL 1301. Composition I ................................................3 0 3 HIST 1301. United States History I OR HIST 2327. Mexican-American History I........................3 0 3 CHEM 1411. General Inorganic Chemistry I....................3 3 4 SECOND SEMESTER MATH 2413. Calculus I.........................................................4 0 4 ENGL 1302. Composition II................................................3 0 3 PHYS 2425. University Physics I........................................3 3 4 CHEM 1412. General Inorganic Chemistry II..................3 3 4 THIRD SEMESTER MATH 2414. Calculus II........................................................4 0 4 GOVT 2305. Federal Government: Federal Constitution and Topics.................3 0 3 HIST 1302. United History States History II OR HIST 2328. Mexican-American History II......................3 0 3 PHYS 2426. University Physics II.......................................3 3 4 Language, Philosophy and Culture Core Elective*.................3 0 3 FOURTH SEMESTER MATH 2415. Calculus III.......................................................4 0 4 GOVT 2306. Texas Government: Texas Constitution and Topics.....................3 0 3 KINE 1238. Introduction to Physical Fitness and Sport............................................2 1 2 Social and Behavioral Sciences Core Elective*........................3 0 3 Creative Arts Core Elective*.........................................................3 0 3

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PHYSICS - POLITICAL SCIENCE

Total Semester Hours for Associate Degree

60

Courses in bold type satisfy the Del Mar College Core Curriculum. Minimum degree requirements: For the AS PHYSICS Degree, 60 hours chosen from the above plan to include the 42 hour DMC Core Curriculum and 18 sophomore hours. *Students should see an Advisor for selecting recommended core electives and other electives. Students should check specific requirements of the college or university to which they plan to transfer.

Police Science

SEE: CRIMINAL JUSTICE

Political Science

Department of Social Sciences....................................................(361) 698-1228 ASSOCIATE IN ARTS DEGREE: POLITICAL SCIENCE (Suggested Transfer Plan)

Sem. FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 HIST 1301. United States History I OR HIST 2327. Mexican-American History I.........................3 0 3 College-Level Mathematics Core Elective.................................3 0 3 Life and Physical Sciences Core Elective w/lab.......................3 3 4 Creative Arts Core Elective..........................................................3 0 3 SECOND SEMESTER ENGL 1302. Composition II................................................3 0 3 HIST 1302. United States History II OR HIST 2328. Mexican-American History II......................3 0 3 GOVT 2304. Introduction to Political Science...................3 0 3 Social and Behavioral Sciences Core Elective..........................3 0 3 Life and Physical Sciences Core Elective....................... ..........3 0 3 THIRD SEMESTER GOVT 2305. Federal Government: Federal Constitution and Topics.................3 0 3 GOVT 2311. Mexican-American Politics............................3 0 3 Speech Core Elective (SPCH 1311, 1315 or 1321)......................3 0 3 KINE 1238. Introduction to Physical Fitness and Sport..........................................................2 1 2 HIST 1301. United States History I OR HIST 2327. Mexican-American History I.........................3 0 3 FOURTH SEMESTER Language, Philosophy and Culture Core Elective...................3 0 3 GOVT 2306. Texas Government: Texas Constitution and Topics..................... 3 0 3 PSYC 2317. Statistical Methods in Psychology.................3 0 3 GEOG 1303. World Regional Geography...........................3 0 3 HIST 1302. United States History II OR

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PRE-MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY HIST 2328.

Mexican-American History II.......................3 Total Semester Hours for Associate Degree

0

3 60

Courses in bold type satisfy Del Mar College Core Curriculum. Students should check specific requirements of the college or university to which they plan to transfer.

Pre-Medical Technology

Department of Allied Health......................................................(361) 698-2820

Students planning to continue work in medical technology at an upper level institution should verify the applicability of this curriculum at the institution to which the transfer is intended and make any needed changes in consultation with an advisor in these programs at Del Mar College. The sequence of the mathematics courses given in this program requires that the student demonstrate proficiency in MATH 1314, College Algebra, and MATH 1316, Plane Trigonometry, either by course work or by examination. Students are expected to follow all rules and regulations of the assigned affiliating agency. ASSOCIATE IN ARTS DEGREE: PRE-MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY (Suggested Transfer Plan) Sem. FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 HIST 1301. United States History I..................................3 0 3 BIOL 1406. Biological Concepts I.....................................3 3 4 MATH 1314. College Algebra..............................................3 0 3 CHEM 1411. General Inorganic Chemistry I....................3 3 4 SECOND SEMESTER HIST 1302. United States History II................................3 0 3 ENGL 1302. Composition II................................................3 0 3 CHEM 1412. General Inorganic Chemistry II....................3 3 4 MATH 2342. Statistical Methods and Probability OR MATH 1342. Elementary Statistical Methods....................3 0 3 THIRD SEMESTER Language, Philosophy and Culture Core Elective...................3 0 3 BIOL 2420. Microbiology and Clinical Pathology..........3 3 4 CHEM 2323 Organic Chemistry I.......................................3 0 3 CHEM 2123 Organic Chemistry I Laboratory...................0 4 1 GOVT 2305. Federal Government: Federal Constitution and Topics.................3 0 3 FOURTH SEMESTER GOVT 2306. Texas Constitution: Texas Constitution and Topics.....................3 0 3 BIOL 2401. Human Anatomy and Physiology I............3 3 4 PSYC 2301. General Psychology.......................................3 0 3 SPCH 1315. Fundamentals of Public Speaking................3 0 3 Creative Arts Core Elective..........................................................3 0 3

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PRE-MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY - PRE-PROFESSIONAL HEALTH

Total Semester Hours­for Associate Degree

60

Courses in bold type satisfy Del Mar College Core Curriculum.

Pre-Professional Health

Pre-Chiropractic, Pre-Dental, Pre-Medical, Pre-Pharmacy, Pre-Physical Therapy, Pre-Veterinary Medicine, and Other Pre-Professional Health

ALSO SEE: NURSING, PRE-MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY Pre-professional requirements vary among the professional programs and may change. Please consult with the various professional programs regarding their current admissions requirements. The requirements listed in this section do not constitute degree plans and are given for informational purposes only to assist in preparing to meet requirements for application to professional programs. Students preparing for these programs and also seeking an Associate in Science degree will usually major in chemistry or biology and should plan their course selections carefully to avoid accumulating excessive hours before transferring to a senior university. All students preparing for professional training in dentistry, medicine, or veterinary medicine should select an academic major and plan to complete a baccalaureate degree in the field of their choice before entering professional school, since the number of students admitted without a degree is very small. Pre-Chiropractic Requirements Sixty or more hours of coursework are required for admission to most chiropractic programs. Recommended courses include: • Biological Science (BIOL 1406, 2401, 2402) • General Inorganic Chemistry (CHEM 1411, 1412) • Organic Chemistry (CHEM 2323/2123, 2325/2125) • General Physics (PHYS 1401, 1402) • English/Composition (ENGL 1301, 1302) • General Psychology (PSYC 2301) • Social Sciences (HIST 1301, 1302; GOVT 2305, 2306, Literature) • Mathematics as required for chemistry and physics (MATH 1314, 1316) Certain course substitutions may be possible. See your advisor for details. Pre-Dental Requirements All applicants to dental schools should plan to take the Dental Admission Test (DAT) sometime after their sophomore year and should submit applications to the schools approximately one year in advance of planned entrance. For specific admission requirements, students should consult the most recent edition of 305


PRE-PROFESSIONAL HEALTH Admissions Requirements of United States and Canadian Dental Schools and dental school catalogs. The minimum admissions requirements for most American dental schools which could be taken at the lower division include: • Two years of biological science including two semesters of formal laboratory work (select from BIOL 1406, 1407, 2416, 2421, and 2428) • One year of general chemistry (CHEM 1411, 1412) • One year of organic chemistry (CHEM 2323/2123, 2325/2125) • One year of English (ENGL 1301, 1302) • One year of physics (PHYS 1401, 1402) Certain course substitutions are permitted. See advisor for details. Students planning to complete an associate degree at Del Mar College should work closely with an advisor to avoid accumulating excessive hours. It may be necessary to defer some of the pre-professional courses listed to a university if an associate degree is desired. Pre-Medical Requirements Students planning to make application to medical schools must take the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) sometime after their sophomore year. For specific admission requirements, students should consult the most recent edition of Medical School Admission Requirements and medical school catalogs. The minimum admission requirements for most American medical schools include the following lower division courses: • Two years of biological science with two semesters of formal laboratory work (BIOL 1406, 1407, and two of BIOL 2416, 2421, or 2428 recommended) • One-half year of calculus (MATH 2413) or statistics (MATH 2342) • One year of general chemistry (CHEM 1411, 1412) • One year of organic chemistry (CHEM 2323/2123, 2325/2125) • One year of English (ENGL 1301, 1302) • One year of physics (PHYS 1401, 1402 or 2425, 2426) Certain course substitutions are permitted. See advisor for details. Students planning to complete an associate degree at Del Mar College should work closely with an advisor to avoid accumulating excessive hours. It may be necessary to defer some of the pre-professional courses listed to a university if an associate degree is desired. Pre-Pharmacy Requirements Admission to most pharmacy programs requires 90 or more hours of coursework. Students will usually be required to take the Pharmacy College Admission Test (PCAT) prior to admission to the professional program. Students should consult a pre-pharmacy advisor at Del Mar to plan class schedules. Courses which could be completed at the lower division include: • English/Composition (ENGL 1301, 1302) • Sophomore literature or philosophy — 3 semester hours • One year of major’s track biology with laboratory (BIOL 1406 plus 1407 • BIOL 2401 (suggested for Texas A&M University-Kingsville) 306


PRE-PROFESSIONAL HEALTH • Microbiology (BIOL 2421) •  Genetics (BIOL 2416) for some schools • One year of general chemistry (CHEM 1411, 1412) • One year of organic chemistry (CHEM 2323/2123, 2325/2125) • Six hours of mathematics (University of Texas system, MATH 2413, 2414; University of Houston system, MATH 1324, 1325). • Three semester hours of statistics (MATH 2342) • Visual/Performing Arts core courses — 3 semester hours • PHYS 1401 (and PHYS 1402 for some schools) • United States History (HIST 1301, 1302) • Federal and Texas Government (GOVT 2305, 2306) • Approved social/behavioral science elective — 3 semester hours Certain course substitutions are permitted. See advisor for details. Students planning to complete an associate degree at Del Mar College should work closely with an advisor to avoid accumulating excessive hours. It may be necessary to defer some of the pre-professional courses listed to a university if an associate degree is desired. Pre-Physical Therapy Requirements Most physical therapy programs require 90 or more hours of coursework; some programs require a baccalaureate degree prior to admission. Some programs also require the Graduate Record Exam (GRE). Previous work as an aide or volunteer in physical therapy is often required for admission. Specific course requirements vary considerably among the programs; consult your advisor to develop an education plan and class schedule at Del Mar College. Courses which are required at most schools include: • English/Composition (ENGL 1301, 1302) • Sophomore literature or philosophy — 3 semester hours • One year of anatomy and physiology (BIOL 2401, 2402 or BIOL 2428 plus mammalian physiology) • One year of introductory majors’ track biology (BIOL 1406 plus 1407) • Algebra and trigonometry (MATH 1314, 1316) • Statistics (MATH 2342) • One year of general chemistry (CHEM 1411, 1412) • Eight semester hours of physics (PHYS 1401, 1402) • Two, or more, semesters of psychology (PSYC 2301, 2314) • One semester of speech (SPCH 1315) • One year of United States History (HIST 1301, 1302) • One year of Federal and Texas Government (GOVT 2305, 2306) Certain course substitutions are permitted. See advisor for details. Students planning to complete an associate degree at Del Mar College should work closely with an advisor to avoid accumulating excessive hours. It may be necessary to defer some of the pre-professional courses listed to a university if an associate degree is desired. 307


PRE-PROFESSIONAL HEALTH - PROCESS TECHNOLOGY Pre-Veterinary Medicine Requirements All applicants to schools of veterinary medicine must take a nationally standardized test and submit their applications six to 12 months before planned entrance. Some schools require the Veterinary Aptitude Test (VAT), others the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) or the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT). Minimum admissions requirements which can be fulfilled at the lower division include the following courses: • One year of biological science (BIOL 1406, 1407) •  Genetics (BIOL 2416) • Microbiology (BIOL 2421) • One year of general chemistry (CHEM 1411, 1412) • One year of organic chemistry (CHEM 2323/2123, 2325/2125) • Six semester hours of English (ENGL 1301 and 1302) • Three semester hours of technical writing (ENGL 2311) • One semester of calculus (MATH 2413) or one semester of statistics (MATH 2342) • One year of physics (PHYS 1401, 1402) • Speech (SPCH 1311, 1315, or 1321) • One semester each of animal nutrition and biochemistry (not available at Del Mar College) Certain course substitutions are permitted. See advisor for details. Students planning to complete an associate degree at Del Mar College should work closely with an advisor to avoid accumulating excessive hours. It may be necessary to defer some of the pre-professional courses listed to a university if an associate degree is desired. Other Pre-Professional Health Requirements The Department of Natural Sciences also offers courses appropriate for students in pre-occupational therapy, pre-podiatric medicine, pre-physician assistant, pre-optometry, and others. Consult the department office for more information.

Process Technology

Department of Technology Education........................................(361) 698-1701

ALSO SEE: CHEMICAL LABORATORY TECHNOLOGY The curriculum in Process Technology is designed for the purpose of preparing graduates to work as process operators in the petrochemical industry. The curriculum provides general education in mathematics, applied physical science, English, basic computer principles and operation; process operating procedures; fundamentals of process instrumentation, statistical quality control, process equipment, reactions, reactors, distillation process, safety, and problem solving/ troubleshooting. Students planning to continue at a senior college should consult an advisor concerning degree requirements of the college to which transfer is intended.

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PROCESS TECHNOLOGY CERTIFICATE: PROCESS TECHNOLOGY (Suggested Occupational Plan)

Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours CPMT 2333. Computer Integration OR.............................1 6 3 112 ITSC 1301. Introduction to Computers OR.....................3 1 3 64 BCIS 1305. Business Computer Applications.................2 4 3 96 PTAC 1302. Introduction to Process Technology.............3 0 3 48 PTAC 1332. Process Instrumentation I..............................2 4 3 96 TECM 1301. Industrial Mathematics..................................3 0 3 48 SECOND SEMESTER PTAC 1308. Safety, Health and Environment I.................3 0 3 48 COMG 1391. Special Topics in Communications, General..............................................................3 0 3 48 PTAC 1410. Process Technology I - Equipment...............2 4 4 96 THIRD SEMESTER PTAC 2348. Safety, Health and Environment II...............3 0 3 48 PTAC 2336. Process Instrumentation II.............................2 4 3 96 PTAC 2420. Process Technology II - Systems...................2 4 4 96 PTAC 1354. Industrial Processes........................................2 3 3 80

Total Semester Hours for Certificate

35

ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE: PROCESS TECHNOLOGY (Suggested Occupational Plan)

Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours CPMT 2333. Computer Integration OR.............................1 6 3 112 ITSC 1301. Introduction to Computers OR.....................3 1 3 64 BCIS 1305. Business Computer Applications.................2 4 3 96 PTAC 1302. Introduction to Process Technology.............3 0 3 48 PTAC 1410. Process Technology I – Equipment...............2 4 4 96 PTAC 1308. Safety, Health, and Environment I................3 0 3 48 SECOND SEMESTER PTAC 1332. Process Instrumentation I..............................2 4 3 96 PTAC 1354. Industrial Processes........................................2 3 3 80 PTAC 2420. Process Technology II – Systems...................2 4 4 96 THIRD SEMESTER SCIT 1414. Applied General Chemistry I........................3 4 4 112 ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 48 PTAC 2336. Process Instrumentation II.............................2 4 3 96 American History, Government/Political Science OR Social and Behavioral Sciences Core Elective..........................3 0 3 48 FOURTH SEMESTER SCIT 1318. Applied Physics...............................................2 4 3 96 PTAC 2438. Process Technology III – Operations............3 2 4 80 Communications (SPCH) Core Elective....................................3 0 3 48 Mathematics OR Life and Physical Science Core Elective....3 0 3 48 FIFTH SEMESTER PTAC 2314. Principles of Quality.......................................3 0 3 48 CTEC 2287. Internship – Chemical Technology/ Technician.........................................................1 6 2 112 PTAC 2346. Process Troubleshooting (Capstone)............2 3 3 80

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PROCESS TECHNOLOGY Creative Arts OR Language, Philosophy, and Culture Core Elective..................3 0 3 48 Total Semester Hours for Associate Degree 60

Courses in bold type meet General Education requirements for Del Mar College Associate in Applied Science degrees. Total hours for AAS degree are exclusive of developmental and noncredit college courses.

Instrumentation The instrumentation program prepares students with a variety of skills; such as, learning how to test, calibrate, install, repair and inspect monitoring devices. Industry requires extremely precise measuring and monitoring equipment to regulate flow and pressure rates, production and power use. CERTIFICATE: INDUSTRIAL INSTRUMENTATION INSTALLER LEVEL I (Suggested Occupational Plan)

Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hrs. CETT 1409. DC-AC Circuits...............................................3 4 4 112 PTAC 1308. Safety, Health, and Environment I................3 0 3 48 INTC 1341. Principles of Automatic Control...................2 3 3 80 COMG 1391. Special Topics in Communications, General.............................3 0 3 48 SECOND SEMESTER TECM 1317. Technical Trigonometry..................................3 0 3 48 INTC 1356. Instrumentation Calibration..........................2 4 3 96 INTC 2336. Distributed Control and Programmable Logic......................................2 4 3 96 THIRD SEMESTER INTC 2333. Instrumentation Systems Installation..........2 4 3 96 INTC 2350. Fieldbus Process Control Systems................2 4 3 96 INTC 1343. Application of Industrial Automatic Controls............................................................2 4 3 96 Total Semester Hours for Certificate 31

CERTIFICATE: INDUSTRIAL INSTRUMENTATION LEVEL II (Suggested Occupational Plan)

Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hrs. CETT 1409. DC-AC Circuits...............................................3 4 4 112 INTC 1341. Principles of Automatic Control...................2 3 3 80 PTAC 1308. Safety, Health, and Environment I................3 0 3 48 COMG 1391. Special Topics in Communications, General..............................................................3 0 3 48 SECOND SEMESTER INTC 2336. Distributed Control and

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PROCESS TECHNOLOGY Programmable Logic......................................2 INTC 1357. AC/DC Motor Control...................................2 TECM 1317. Technical Trigonometry..................................3 INTC 1356. Instrumentation Calibration..........................2 THIRD SEMESTER ELMT 2339. Advanced Programmable Logic Controllers.............................................2 INTC 1355. Unit Operations...............................................2 INTC 1258. Flow and Measurement Calibration.............2 SCIT 1318. Applied Physics ..............................................2 FOURTH SEMESTER INTC 2333. Instrumentation Systems Installation..........2 INTC 1348. Analytical Instrumentation............................2 INTC 2350. Fieldbus Process Control Systems................2 INTC 2330. Instrumentation Systems Troubleshooting.2 INTC 1343. Application of Industrial Automatic Controls OR INTC 2388. Internship – Instrumentation Technology/ Technician..............................2-1 Total Semester Hours for Certificate

4 4 0 4

3 3 3 3

96 96 48 96

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3 3 2 3

96 96 48 96

4 4 4 4

3 3 3 3

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4-8

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ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE: PROCESS TECHNOLOGY SPECIALIZATION: INDUSTRIAL INSTRUMENTATION (Suggested Occupational Plan)

Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hrs. CETT 1409. DC-AC Circuits...............................................3 4 4 112 INTC 1341. Principles of Automatic Control...................2 3 3 80 PTAC 1308. Safety, Health, and Environment I................3 0 3 48 ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 48 SECOND SEMESTER INTC 2336. Distributed Control and Programmable Logic......................................2 4 3 96 INTC 1357. AC/DC Motor Control...................................2 4 3 96 MATH 1316. Plane Trigonometry OR MATH 1314. College Algebra..............................................3 0 3 48 INTC 1356. Instrumentation Calibration..........................2 4 3 96 THIRD SEMESTER ELMT 2339. Advanced Programmable Logic Controllers.............................................2 4 3 96 INTC 1355. Unit Operations...............................................2 4 3 96 INTC 1258. Flow and Measurement Calibration.............2 1 2 48 SCIT 1318. Applied Physics ..............................................2 4 3 96 FOURTH SEMESTER INTC 2333. Instrumentation Systems Installation..........2 4 3 96 INTC 1348. Analytical Instrumentation............................2 4 3 96 INTC 2350. Fieldbus Process Control Systems................2 4 3 96 Communication (SPCH) Core Elective......................................3 0 3 48 FIFTH SEMESTER INTC 2330. Instrumentation Systems Troubleshooting...............................................2 4 3 96 INTC 1343. Application of Industrial Automatic Controls OR.....................................................2 4 3 96 INTC 2388. Internship – Instrumentation

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PROCESS TECHNOLOGY - PROFESSIONAL ELECTRONICS Technology/ Technician.................................1 8 3 144 American History, Government/Political Science or Social Behavioral Science Core Elective....................................3 0 3 48 Creative Arts OR Language, Philosophy, and Culture Core Elective..................3 0 3 48 Total Semester Hours for Associate Degree 60 Courses in bold type meet General Education requirements for Del Mar College Associate in Applied Science degrees.

Professional Electronics

Department of Technology Education........................................(361) 698-1701

Professional Electronics - Avionics Electronics Technology Specialty

The Avionics Program is designed to prepare students for employment in general aviation avionics repair stations. The goal of the Program is to provide a comprehensive training in circuit analysis, laboratory techniques, and the use of modern testing equipment in the avionics electronics industry. Specifically, the curriculum emphasizes the inspection, troubleshooting, service, repair and maintenance of communications and navigation systems. CERTIFICATE: PROFESSIONAL ELECTRONICS RAMP TECH

Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours CETT 1304. High-Reliability Soldering.............................2 4 3 112 CETT 1303. DC Circuits.......................................................1 6 3 112 AVNC 1306. FAA Regulations for Avionics Certified Repair Station..................................................3 0 3 48 TECM 1301. Industrial Mathematics..................................3 0 3 48 SECOND SEMESTER CETT 1305. AC Circuits.......................................................1 6 3 112 AVNC 1303. Introduction to Aviation Electronic Systems.............................................................2 4 3 96 AVNC 1353. Operational Testing of Aviation Electronic Systems..........................................2 3 3 80 COMG 1391. Special Topics in Communications, General..............................................................3 0 3 48 THIRD SEMESTER CETT 1329. Solid State Devices..........................................1 6 3 112 AVNC 1343. Aviation Electrical and Electronic Systems Installation........................................2 4 3 96 AVNC 2357. Aviation Communication Component Level Repair.....................................................2 4 3 96 Total Semester Hours for Certificate 33

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PROFESSIONAL ELECTRONICS CERTIFICATE: PROFESSIONAL ELECTRONICS: AVIONICS TECH I - LEVEL I

Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours CETT 1304. High-Reliability Soldering.............................2 4 3 112 CETT 1303. DC Circuits.......................................................1 6 3 112 AVNC 1306. FAA Regulations for Avionics Certified Repair Station..................................................3 0 3 48 TECM 1301. Industrial Mathematics..................................3 0 3 48 SECOND SEMESTER CETT 1305. AC Circuits.......................................................1 6 3 112 AVNC 1303. Introduction to Aviation Electronic Systems.............................................................2 4 3 96 AVNC 1225. Emerging Technologies in Aviation Electronic Systems.............................................2 0 2 32 COMG 1391. Special Topics in Communications, General..............................................................3 0 3 48 THIRD SEMESTER CETT 1329. Solid State Devices..........................................1 6 3 112 AVNC 1343. Aviation Electrical and Electronic Systems Installation........................................2 4 3 96 AVNC 2345. Aviation Navigational Equipment Component Level Repair...............................2 4 3 96 AVNC 2357. Aviation Communication Component Level Repair...............................2 4 3 96 AVNC 2350. Aviation Pulsed RF Equipment Component Level Repair...............................2 4 3 96 Total Semester Hours for Certificate 38

CERTIFICATE: PROFESSIONAL ELECTRONICS AVIONICS TECH II - LEVEL II

Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours AVNC 1303. Introduction to Aviation Electronic Systems.............................................................2 4 3 96 AVNC 1306. FAA Regulations for Avionics Certified Repair Station..................................................3 0 3 48 CETT 1304. High-Reliability Soldering.............................2 4 3 112 CETT 1303. DC Circuits.......................................................1 6 3 112 SECOND SEMESTER AVNC 1343. Aviation Electrical and Electronic Systems Installation........................................................2 4 3 96 CETT 1305. AC Circuits.......................................................1 6 3 112 COMG 1391. Special Topics in Communications, General..............................................................3 0 3 48 TECM 1301. Industrial Mathematics..................................3 0 3 48 THIRD SEMESTER AVNC 1225. Emerging Technologies in Aviation Electronic Systems..........................................2 0 2 32 AVNC 2345. Aviation Navigational Equipment Component Level Repair...............................2 4 3 96

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PROFESSIONAL ELECTRONICS AVNC 2350. Aviations Pulsed RF Equipment Component Level Repair...............................2 AVNC 2357. Aviation Communication Component Level Repair...............................2 CETT 1329. Solid State Devices..........................................1 FOURTH SEMESTER AVNC 1353. Operational Testing of Aviation Electronic Systems..........................................2 AVNC 2304. Foundations in Avionics Equipment Component Level Repairs.............................2 CETT 1415. Digital Applications........................................3 CETT 1341. Solid State Circuits..........................................1 Total Semester Hours for Certificate

4 3

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4 3 6 3

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96 112 112

ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE: PROFESSIONAL ELECTRONICS AVIONICS ELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY SPECIALTY

Sem Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours CETT 1304. High-Reliability Soldering.............................2 4 3 112 CETT 1303. DC Circuits.......................................................1 6 3 112 CETT 1415. Digital Applications........................................3 4 4 112 Mathematics OR Life and Physical Science Core Elective....3 0 3 48 SECOND SEMESTER AVNC 1303. Introduction to Aviation Electronics Systems.........................................2 4 3 96 AVNC 1306. FAA Regulations for Avionics Certified Repair Stations................................3 0 3 48 CETT 1305. AC Circuits.......................................................1 6 3 112 ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 48 THIRD SEMESTER AVNC 1343. Aviation Electrical and Electronic Systems Installation........................................2 4 3 96 CETT 1329. Solid State Devices..........................................1 6 3 112 Communications (SPCH) Core Elective....................................3 0 3 48 FOURTH SEMESTER CETT 1341. Solid State Circuits..........................................1 6 3 112 American History, Government/Political Science OR Social and Behavioral Sciences Core Elective..........................3 0 3 48 AVNC 2345. Aviation Navigational Equipment Component Level Repair...............................2 4 3 96 AVNC 2357. Aviation Communication Component Level Repair...............................2 4 3 96 FIFTH SEMESTER Creative Arts OR Language, Philosophy, and Culture Core Elective..................3 0 3 48 AVNC 1353. Operational Testing of Aviation Electronic Systems.............................................................2 3 3 80 AVNC 2355. Advanced Aviation Electronics Troubleshooting (Capstone)..........................2 4 3 96 AVNC 2350. Aviations Pulsed RF Equipment Component Level Repair...............................2 4 3 96 AVNC 1225. Emerging Technologies in Aviation

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PROFESSIONAL ELECTRONICS - PSYCHOLOGY

Electronic Systems..........................................2 0 2 32 Total Semester Hours for Associate Degree 60

Courses in bold type meet General Education requirements for Del Mar College Associate in Applied Science Degrees.

Public Relations

SEE: ADVERTISING

Psychology

Department of Social Sciences....................................................(361) 698-1228 ASSOCIATE IN ARTS DEGREE: PSYCHOLOGY (Suggested Transfer Plan)

Sem. FIRST SEMESTER . Lec. Lab Hrs. ENGL 1301. Composition I................................................... 3 0 3 HIST 1301. United States History I.................................... 3 0 3 College-Level Mathematics Core Elective................................... 3 0 3 Life and Physical Sciences Core Elective w/lab......................... 3 3-4 4 Communications (SPCH) Core Elective...................................... 3 0 3 SECOND SEMESTER ENGL 1302. Composition II.................................................. 3 0 3 HIST 1302. United States History II.................................. 3 0 3 * Approved course providing basic computer skills.................... 3 0 3 PSYC 2301. General Psychology.......................................... 3 0 3 Life and Physical Sciences Core Elective ................................... 3 0 3 THIRD SEMESTER Language, Philosophy and Culture Core Elective..................... 3 0 3 GOVT 2305. Federal Government: Federal Constitution and Topics................... 3 0 3 KINE 1238. Introduction to Physical Fitness and Sport............................................................ 2 1 2 PSYC 2314. Lifespan Growth and Development............... 3 0 3 Creative Arts Core Elective............................................................ 3 0 3 FOURTH SEMESTER GOVT 2306. Texas Government: Texas Constitution and Topics....................... 3 0 3 Social and Behavioral Sciences Core Elective (outside major field)........................................................................ 3 0 3 PSYC 2317. Statistical Methods in Psychology ................. 3 0 3 PSYC 2319. Social Psychology.............................................. 3 0 3 Approved Electives........................................................................... 3 0 3 Total Semester Hours for Associate Degree 60

Courses in bold type satisfy Del Mar College Core Curriculum. *COSC 1301 Introduction to Computing; ITSC 1301 Introduction to Computers; or ITSC 1309 Integrated Software Applications I.

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PSYCHOLOGY - RADIO/TELEVISION Students should check specific requirements of the college or university to which they plan to transfer.

Radio/Television

Department of Communications, Languages and Reading........(361) 698-1508 ASSOCIATE IN ARTS DEGREE: RADIO AND TELEVISION (Suggested Transfer Plan) Sem. FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 HIST 1301. United States History I..................................3 0 3 COMM 1307. Introduction to Mass Communication.......3 0 3 COMM 1336. Television Production I...................................3 1 3 SECOND SEMESTER ENGL 1302. Composition II................................................3 0 3 HIST 1302. United States History II................................3 0 3 COMM 2331. Radio/Television Announcing......................3 0 3 COMM 1337. Television Production II.................................3 3 3 THIRD SEMESTER SPCH 1315. Fundamentals of Public Speaking OR SPCH 1321. Business and Professional Communication..............................................3 0 3 Life and Physical Sciences Core Elective w/lab ......................3 3-4 4 KINE 1238. Introduction to Physical Fitness and Sport……..................................................2 1 2 COMM 2303. Audio/Radio Production...............................3 1 3 FOURTH SEMESTER Language, Philosophy and Culture Core Elective ..................3 0 3 GOVT 2305. Federal Government: Federal Constitution and Topics.................3 0 3 Mathematics Core Elective...........................................................3 0 3 COMM 2339. Writing for Radio, TV and Film....................3 0 3 FIFTH SEMESTER GOVT 2306. Texas Constitution: Texas Constitution and Topics.....................3 0 3 Creative Arts Core Elective..........................................................3 0 3 Life and Physical Sciences Core Elective..................................3 0 3 COMM 2324. Practicum in Electronic Media OR COMM 2327. Principles of Advertising...............................3 0 3 Total Semester Hours for Associate Degree 60

Courses in bold type satisfy Del Mar College Core Curriculum. Completing Communication Courses (1336, 1337, 2303, 2324, 2331, 2339) will meet the requirement for basic computer skills. Students should check specific requirements of the college or university to which they plan to transfer. In consultation with a department advisor, a specific degree plan will be completed. 316


Radiologic Technology

RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGY

Department of Dental and Imaging Technology........................(361) 698-2858

SEE ALSO: NUCLEAR MEDICINE TECHNOLOGY Radiologic Technology is a general program offering preparation for students who want to work in radiology departments of hospitals, offices of private physicians, clinics, or other health facilities that utilize radiographic procedures. The curriculum leads to the Associate in Applied Science degree, and graduates are eligible to apply for the national registry examination. Upon successful completion of the program and the registry examination, students may practice as registered radiologic technologists and are eligible to continue their education for a bachelor’s degree. The program is offered in cooperation with local hospitals. Hospital facilities provide clinical education required by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology. A copy of Standards on Education in Radiologic Technology programs is available on request. The program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology, 20 N. Wacker Dr., Ste. 900, Chicago, IL, 60606. The program has state-of-the-art lab equipment and is offered in cooperation with local hospitals. An advisory committee assists College officials in the implementation of the Radiologic Technology curriculum under the standards established by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology and the American Medical Association. In addition to the general admission requirements of the College and the health sciences programs, the Bureau of Radiologic Health and Safety requires applicants to be within three months of being 18 years of age or older. Students planning to enter the Radiologic Technology program must submit the following to the Radiologic Technology program office by March 1: • Radiologic Technology Application Form • all official college transcripts • have a minimum 2.0 GPA • completion or current enrollment of all prerequisites. Any or all of the general education courses listed in the curriculum may be taken prior to admission into the Radiologic Technology program. Completion of the general education courses enhances a student’s selection to the program. • BIOL 2401 must have been taken within 5 years from the semester applying for admission. • HPRS 1106 and 1204 must have been taken within 2 years from the semester applying for admission. ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE: RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGY

Sem. Clock Prerequisites: Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours HPRS 1106. Essentials of Medical Terminology...............1 1 1 32 HPRS 1204. Basic Health Profession Skills.......................1 3 2 64

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RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGY ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 48 Creative Arts Core Elective……………………………………..3. 0 3 48 BIOL 2401. Human Anatomy and Physiology I............3 3 4 96 Mathematics Elective (MATH 1314 or higher).........................3 0 3 48 SPCH 1315. Fundamentals of Public Speaking OR SPCH 1321. Business and Professional ...........................3 0 3 48 Communication Social/Behavioral Science Elective.............................................3 0 3 48 FIRST SEMESTER RADR 1309. Introduction to Radiology and Patient Care (Summer II only)......................2 4 3 96 RADR 1311. Radiographic Procedures...............................2 4 3 96 SECOND SEMESTER RADR 2309. Radiographic Imaging Equipment...............3 1 3 64 RADR 2301. Immediate Radiographic Procedures...........2 4 3 96 RADR 1260. Clinical-Radiologic Technology/ Science Radiographer.....................................0 12 2 156 THIRD SEMESTER RADR 1213. Principles of Radiographic Imaging I..........1 3 2 64 RADR 2431. Advanced Radiographic Procedures............3 3 4 96 RADR 1261. Clinical-Radiologic Technology/Science Radiographer...................................................0 12 2 156 FOURTH SEMESTER RADR 1262. Clinical-Radiologic Technology/Science Radiographer...................................................0 12 2 192 RADR 2117. Radiographic Pathology.................................1 1 1 32 RADR 2260. Clinical-Radiologic Technology/Science Radiographer...................................................0 12 2 192 FIFTH SEMESTER RADR 2205. Principles of Radiographic Imaging II.........1 2 2 48 RADR 2233. Advanced Medical Imaging..........................1 3 2 64 RADR 2361. Clinical-Radiologic Technology/Science Radiographer...................................................0 18 3 288 SIXTH SEMESTER RADR 2213. Radiation Biology and Protection.................1 3 2 64 RADR 2362. Clinical-Radiologic Technology/Science Radiographer...................................................0 18 3 288 RADR 2335. Radiologic Technology Seminar (Capstone)........................................................3 0 3 48

Total Semester Hours­for Associate Degree

65

Courses in bold type meet General Education requirements for Del Mar College Associate in Applied Science degrees. ENHANCED SKILLS CERTIFICATE RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGY

BIOL 2402. Human Anatomy and Physiology II............3 3 4 PHIL 2306. Introduction to Ethics.....................................3 0 3 Choose ONE from the following: SPAN 1411. Beginning Spanish I........................................3 2 4 SLNG 1304. American Sign Language (ASL): I................2 2 3

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RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGY - REAL ESTATE SALES Choose ONE from the following: DMSO 1166. Practicum - Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonagrapher and Ultrasound Technician...................................0 7 1 112 MRIT 2164. Practicum - Magnetic Resonance Imaging.............................................................0 7 1 112 CTMT 2164. Practicum - Computed Tomography Technology.......................................................0 7 1 112 MAMT 2164. Practicum - Mammography..........................0 7 1 112 RADR 2167 Practicum – Radiologic Technology/ Science-Radiographer.....................................0 7 1 112

Total Semester Hours for Certificate

12

ENHANCED SKILLS CERTIFICATE RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGY (Mammography Registry Preparation) These courses will prepare a Registered Radiographer for advanced imaging of the breast and prepare for the advanced practice exam in mammography. Individuals must be a Registered Radiographer to qualify for these courses. MAMT 2164. Practicum - Mammography..........................0 7 1 112 MAMT 2330. Quality Assurance...........................................3 0 3 32 MAMT 2233. Anatomy/Positioning and Patient Assessment.......................................................2 0 2 32 Total Semester Hours for Certificate 6

ENHANCED SKILLS CERTIFICATE RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGY (Computed Tomography) These courses will prepare a Registered Radiographer, Radiation Therapist, or Nuclear Medicine Technologist for advanced medical imaging in computed tomography and prepare for the advanced certification exam in computed tomography. Individuals must be a graduate of a 2-year accredited program in ionizing radiation and possess a current ARRT certification in Radiography, Radiation Therapy, or Nuclear Medicine. CTMT 2232. Principles of Computed Tomography..........2 0 2 32 CTMT 2460. Clinical-Radiologic Technology/ Science-Radiographer.....................................0 12 4 192 CTMT 2236. Computed Tomography Equipment and Methodology............................................2 0 2 32 CTMT 2563. Clinical-Radiologic Technology/ Science-Radiographer.....................................0 15 5 240 RADR 2240. Sectional Anatomy for Medical Imaging.....2 0 2 32 Total Semester Hours for Certificate 15

Real Estate Sales

SEE: MANAGEMENT DEVELOPMENT

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REGISTERED NURSING - RESPIRATORY THERAPY

Registered Nursing SEE: NURSING

Respiratory Therapy

Department of Allied Health......................................................(361) 698-2820

Respiratory Therapy is a health sciences specialty employed in the diagnosis and treatment of individuals with breathing disorders. Respiratory Therapists provide therapeutic and diagnostic services for pediatric and adult clients within hospitals and in the home care setting. Del Mar College offers a 66 credit hour Associate in Applied Science degree in Respiratory Therapy; a 21-month program accredited by the Committee of Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC), 1248 Harwood Rd., Bedford, TX 76021-4244, (817) 283-2835, American Medical Association (AMA), and Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Programs (CAAHEP) 35 East Wacker Drive, Ste. 1970, Chicago, IL 60601-2208, (312) 464-4623. In addition to meeting the general College admission requirements, the applicant must be at least 17 years of age and must submit an application for admission to the Respiratory Therapy program. Applications can be downloaded from the Respiratory Therapy Web page at www.delmar.edu/rt/training.html or may be obtained by calling (361) 698-2820. The program accepts 18 students per year. In order to be eligible to be considered for admission into the program, the student must: • submit the completed application for admission and all required admission documentation by July 15 • complete all prerequisite course requirements • have a grade point average of 2.0 • must be on college level in Reading, English, and Math • must complete HPRS 1006 before applying to the program After program acceptance, the student must submit a completed physical examination which includes the complete Hepatitis B series, a current college transcript and a current card of completion in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) for Health Care Providers which must be maintained throughout the program. Upon enrollment, the student must pass a background check and drug screen test, at student’s expense, for security clearance and continued enrollment in the program. Graduates of the program are eligible to apply to the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) to take board examinations; Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) and Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT). Graduates must pass the CRT examination before applying for the RRT examination. Graduates of the program may be able to transfer some acquired credit hours to a baccalaureate degree curriculum. The number of transferable credit hours can be maximized with appropriate faculty advisement prior to and during the student’s enrollment.

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RESPIRATORY THERAPY ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE: RESPIRATORY THERAPY (Suggested Occupational Plan)

Must complete HPRS 1006 before entering the Surgical Technology Program. Sem. Clock Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours PREREQUISITES ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 48 BIOL 2401. Human Anatomy and Physiology I............3 3 4 96 BIOL 2402. Human Anatomy and Physiology II..........3 3 4 96 * ITSC 1309. Integrated Software Applications I...............2 4 3 96 HPRS 1204. Basic Health Profession Skills.......................1 3 2 64 Mathematics Core Elective...........................................................3 0 3 48 FIRST SEMESTER RSPT 1329. Respiratory Care Fundamentals I.................2 4 3 96 RSPT 1260. Clinical - Respiratory Care Therapy/ Therapist...........................................................0 12 2 192 RSPT 1213. Basic Respiratory Care Pharmacology.........2 0 2 32 ENGL 1302. Composition II................................................3 0 3 48 SECOND SEMESTER RSPT 1331. Respiratory Care Fundamentals II...............2 4 3 96 RSPT 2210. Cardiopulmonary Disease.............................2 0 2 32 RSPT 1261. Clinical - Respiratory Care Therapy/ Therapist...........................................................0 12 2 192 SPCH 1315. Fundamentals of Public Speaking OR SPCH 1321. Business and Professional Communications............................................3 0 3 48 CHEM 1406. Basic Chemistry..............................................3 3 4 96 THIRD SEMESTER RSPT 2314. Mechanical Ventilation...................................2 4 3 96 RSPT 2161. Clinical - Respiratory Care Therapy/ Therapist...........................................................0 6 1 96 Creative Arts OR Language, Philosophy, and Culture Core Elective..................3 0 3 48 FOURTH SEMESTER RSPT 2260. Clinical - Respiratory Care Therapy/ Therapist...........................................................0 12 2 192 RSPT 2353. Neonatal/Pediatric Cardiopulmonary Care...................................................................3 0 3 48 BIOL 2420. Microbiology and Clinical Pathology..........3 3 4 96 FIFTH SEMESTER RSPT 2261. Clinical - Respiratory Care Therapy/ Therapist...........................................................0 12 2 192 RSPT 2230. Respiratory Care Examination Prep...................................................................2 0 2 32 Social and Behavioral Sciences Core Elective..........................3 0 3 48 Total Semester Hours for Associate Degree 66 * Bridge Courses

Courses in bold type meet General Education requirements for Del Mar College Associate in Applied Science degrees.

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RESTAURANT MANAGEMENT - SOCIAL WORK

Restaurant Management

SEE: HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT

Safety

SEE: OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH

Secretary, General

SEE: MANAGEMENT DEVELOPMENT

Secretary, Legal

SEE: MANAGEMENT DEVELOPMENT

Security

SEE: LAW ENFORCEMENT

Small Business Management SEE: MANAGEMENT DEVELOPMENT

Social Studies

SEE: TEACHING

Social Work

Department of Social Sciences....................................................(361) 698-1228 ASSOCIATE IN ARTS DEGREE: SOCIAL WORK (Suggested Transfer Plan) Sem. FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 HIST 1301. United States History I OR HIST 2327. Mexican-American History I........................3 0 3 College-Level Mathematics Core Elective ................................3 0 3 Life and Physical Sciences Core Elective w/lab.......................3 3-4 4 KINE 1238. Introduction to Physical Fitness and Sport..........................................................2 1 2 SECOND SEMESTER ENGL 1302. Composition II................................................3 0 3 HIST 1302. United States History II OR HIST 2328. Mexican-American History II......................3 0 3

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SOCIAL WORK - SOCIOLOGY Life and Physical Sciences Core Elective..................................3 0 3 SOCI 1301. Introduction Sociology...................................3 0 3 Social and Behavioral Sciences Core Elective (outside major field)......................................3 0 3 THIRD SEMESTER Language, Philosophy and Culture Core Elective...................3 0 3 GOVT 2305. Federal Government: Federal Constitution and Topics.................3 0 3 SOCI 1306. Social Problems...............................................3 0 3 Communications (SPCH) Core Elective....................................3 0 3 Creative Arts Core Elective..........................................................3 0 3 FOURTH SEMESTER GOVT 2306. Texas Government: Texas Constitution and Topics.....................3 0 3 PSYC 2317. Statistical Methods in Psychology................3 0 3 SOCI 2361. Introduction to Social Work...........................3 0 3 *Approved course providing basic computer skills..................3 0 3 Approved Electives.........................................................................3 0 3 Total Semester Hours for Associate Degree 60

Courses in bold type satisfy Del Mar College Core Curriculum. * COSC 1301 Introduction to Computing; ITSC 1301 Introduction to Computers; or ITSC 1309 Integrated Software Applications I. Students should check specific requirements of the college or university to which they plan to transfer.

Sociology

Department of Social Sciences....................................................(361) 698-1228 ASSOCIATE IN ARTS DEGREE: SOCIOLOGY (Suggested Transfer Plan) Sem. FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 HIST 1301. United States History I OR HIST 2327. Mexican-American History I........................3 0 3 College-Level Mathematics Core Elective ................................3 0 3 Life and Physical Sciences Core Elective w/lab.......................3 3-4 4 KINE 1238. Introduction to Physical Fitness and Sport..........................................................2 1 2 SECOND SEMESTER ENGL 1302. Composition II.................................................3 0 3 HIST 1302. United States History II OR HIST 2328. Mexican-American History II......................3 0 3 Life and Physical Sciences Core Elective..................................3 0 3 SOCI 1301. Introduction Sociology...................................3 0 3 Social and Behavioral Sciences Core Elective (outside major field)......................................3 0 3

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SOCIOLOGY - SPEECH THIRD SEMESTER Language, Philosophy and Culture Core Elective...................3 0 3 GOVT 2305. Federal Government: Federal Constitution and Topics.................3 0 3 SOCI 1306. Social Problems...............................................3 0 3 Communications (SPCH) Core Elective....................................3 0 3 Creative Arts Core Elective..........................................................3 0 3 FOURTH SEMESTER GOVT 2306. Texas Government: Texas Constitution and Topics.....................3 0 3 PSYC 2317. Statistical Methods in Psychology................3 0 3 SOCI 2301. Marriage and the Family OR SOCI 2319. Minority Studies I...........................................3 0 3 *Approved course providing basic computer skills..................3 0 3 Approved Electives.........................................................................3 0 3 Total Semester Hours for Associate Degree 60

Courses in bold type satisfy Del Mar College Core Curriculum. * COSC 1301 Introduction to Computing; ITSC 1301 Introduction to Computers; or ITSC 1309 Integrated Software Applications I. Students should check specific requirements of the college or university to which they plan to transfer.

Sonography

SEE: DIAGNOSTIC MEDICAL SONOGRAPHY

Sound Recording Technology SEE: MUSIC

Special Education SEE: TEACHING

Speech

Department of Communications, Languages and Reading........(361) 698-1241 ASSOCIATE IN ARTS DEGREE: SPEECH (Suggested Transfer Plan)

Sem. FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 HIST 1301. United States History I .................................3 0 3 College-Level Mathematics Core Elective.................................3 0 3 Social and Behavioral Sciences Core Elective..........................3 0 3 SPCH 1315. Fundamentals of Public Speaking................3 0 3

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SPEECH - SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY SECOND SEMESTER ENGL 1302. Composition II................................................3 0 3 HIST 1302. United States History II................................3 0 3 SPCH 1318. Interpersonal Communication......................3 0 3 Life and Physical Sciences Core Elective w/lab.......................3 3-4 4 SPCH 1311. Introduction to Speech Communication...3 0 3 THIRD SEMESTER Language, Philosophy and Cultural Core Elective .................3 0 3 GOVT 2305. Federal Government: Federal Constitution and Topics................................3 0 3 KINE 1238. Introduction to Physical Fitness and Sport..........................................................2 1 2 SPCH 2341. Oral Interpretation OR SPCH 2333. Group Communication..................................3 0 3 SPCH 1321. Business and Professional Communication...............................................3 0 3 FOURTH SEMESTER GOVT 2306. Texas Constitution: Texas Constitution and Topics................................3 0 3 Creative Arts Core Elective..........................................................3 0 3 Life and Physical Sciences Core Elective..................................3 0 3 SPCH 2333. Group Communication..................................3 0 3 __________. Sophomore Elective........................................3 0 3 Total Semester Hours for Associate Degree 60

Courses in bold type satisfy Del Mar College Core Curriculum. 速 Students must demonstrate use of basic computer skills. Consult department advisor for appropriate course identification. Students should check specific requirements of the college or university to which they plan to transfer. In consultation with a department advisor, a specific degree plan will be completed.

Studio Art SEE: ART

Surgical Technology

Department of Allied Health......................................................(361) 698-2820

The Surgical Technology curriculum is designed to offer education to qualified persons who seek employment in the operating room under the supervision and responsibility of a registered nurse. They also aid the circulating nurse in performance of all duties related to the care of patients in the operating room. The Surgical Technology program operates under the standards of the Accreditation Review Committee on Education in Surgical Technology (ARC-ST), ), 6 West Dry Creek, Suite 210, Littleton, CO 80120, (303) 694-9262. The program is recognized by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), 1361 Park Street, Clearwater, FL 33756, (727) 210-2350. Graduates of this program are entitled to a Certificate of Achievement and are eligible to sit for the national certification examination. Each student passing the examination become Certified Surgical Technologists (CST). 325


SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY In addition to meeting the general College admission requirements, students planning to enter the Surgical Technology program must submit the following to the Allied Health Department office by April 15: •  Surgical Technology program application •  All college transcripts •  Evidence of a minimum 2.0 grade point average •  Must complete HPRS 1006 • Evidence of completing all prerequisites After program acceptance, the student must submit a completed physical examination which includes the complete Hepatitis B series, a current college transcript and a current card of completion in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) for Health Care Providers which must be maintained throughout the program. Upon enrollment, the student must pass a background check and drug screen test, at student’s expense, for security clearance and continued enrollment in the program. All subjects listed in the curriculum are required for graduation. Any or all of the academic courses listed may be taken prior to admission into the program. Academic courses not completed before program entry must be taken in the semester listed. Completion of the academic courses enhances the student‘s chance of selection to the program. CERTIFICATE: SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY LEVEL II (Suggested Occupational Plan)

Must complete HPRS 1006 before entering the Surgical Technology Program. Sem. Clock PREREQUISITES: Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours BIOL 2401. Human Anatomy and Physiology I............3 3 4 96 BIOL 2402. Human Anatomy and Physiology II..........3 3 4 96 HPRS 1204. Basic Health Profession Skills.......................1 3 2 64 ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 48 *Social and Behavioral Sciences Core Elective........................3 0 3 48 FIRST SEMESTER CHEM 1406. Basic Chemistry..............................................3 3 4 96 SRGT 1405. Introduction to Surgical Technology............2 6 4 160 SRGT 1409. Fundamentals of Perioperative Concepts and Techniques..............................2 6 4 160 SECOND SEMESTER BIOL 2420. Microbiology and Clinical Pathology..........3 3 4 96 SRGT 1460. Clinical-Surgical Technology/ Technologist.....................................................0 24 4 384 SRGT 1441. Surgical Procedures I......................................4 1 4 80 THIRD SEMESTER SRGT 1442. Surgical Procedures II (Capstone)................4 1 4 80 SRGT 2460. Clinical-Surgical Technology/ Technologist ....................................................0 24 4 384 Communications (SPCH) Core Elective....................................3 0 3 48 Total Semester Hours for Certificate­ 51 * PSYC 2301 or SOCI 1301

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SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY - TEACHING Courses in bold type meet General Education requirements for Del Mar College. ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE: SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY (Suggested Occupational Plan)

Must complete HPRS 1006 before entering the Surgical Technology Program. . Sem. Clock PREREQUISITES Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours BIOL 2401. Human Anatomy and Physiology I............3 3 4 96 BIOL 2402. Human Anatomy and Physiology II..........3 3 4 96 HPRS 1204. Basic Health Profession Skills.......................1 3 2 64 速 ITSC 1309. Integrated Software Applications I...............2 4 3 96 ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 64 *Social and Behavioral Sciences Core Elective........................3 0 3 48 FIRST SEMESTER SRGT 1405. Introduction to Surgical Technology............2 6 4 128 SRGT 1409. Fundamentals of Perioperative Concepts and Techniques..............................2 6 4 128 CHEM 1406. Basic Chemistry..............................................3 3 4 96 SECOND SEMESTER BIOL 2420. Microbiology and Clinical Pathology..........3 3 4 96 SRGT 1460. Clinical-Surgical Technology/ Technologist.....................................................0 24 4 384 SRGT 1441. Surgical Procedures I......................................4 1 4 80 THIRD SEMESTER SRGT 1442. Surgical Procedures II (Capstone)................4 1 4 80 SRGT 2460. Clinical-Surgical Technology/ Technologist.....................................................0 24 4 384 Communications (SPCH) Core Elective....................................3 0 3 48 FOURTH SEMESTER ***Creative Arts or Language, Philosophy and Culture Core Elective...................3 0 3 48 ***Mathematics Core Elective......................................................3 0 3 48 Total Semester Hours for Associate Degree足 60

速 Bridge Courses * PSYC 2301 or SOCI 1301 *** List of approved courses: www.delmar.edu/core2014/approved_app.aspx

Courses in bold type meet General Education requirements for Del Mar College Associate in Applied Science degrees.

Teaching

Department of Human Sciences and Education.........................(361) 698-2809

The Associate of Arts in Teaching (AAT) degree is intended for transfer to baccalaureate programs that lead to initial Texas teacher certification. Each of the three AAT specializations is designed to prepare teachers for the various certifications offered in Texas. The degree plan best suited to the desired certification should be followed and transferred to a university to complete Texas teacher certification requirements. 327


TEACHING ASSOCIATE OF ARTS IN TEACHING: EC – 6 (Suggested Transfer Plan)

Sem. FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 American History Core Elective .................................................3 0 3 MATH 1314. College Algebra..............................................3 0 3 Life and Physical Sciences Core Elective..................................3 0 3 PSYC 2301 or TECA 1354..............................................................3 0 3 SECOND SEMESTER ENGL 1302. Composition II................................................3 0 3 American History Core Elective .................................................3 0 3 Life and Physical Sciences Core Elective..................................3 3-4 4 Creative Arts Core Elective..........................................................3 0 3 *Communications (SPCH) Core Elective...................................3 0 3 THIRD SEMESTER Languages, Philosophy, and Culture Core Elective................3 0 3 MATH 1350. Fundamentals of Mathematics I...................3 0 3 GOVT 2305. Federal Government: Federal Constitution and Topics.................3 0 3 EDUC 1301. Introduction to the Teaching Profession......3 1 3 Life and Physical Sciences Core Elective.....................................3 0 3 FOURTH SEMESTER GOVT 2306. Texas Government: Texas Constitution and Topics.....................3 0 3 MATH 1351. Fundamentals of Mathematics II..................3 0 3 EDUC 2301. Introduction to Special Populations.............3 1 3 Life and Physical Sciences Core Elective.....................................3 0 3 KINE 1238. Introduction to Physical Fitness and Sport..........................................................2 1 2 Total Semester Hours for Associate Degree 60

* Preferred SPCH 1315: Public Speaking

Courses in bold type satisfy the Del Mar College Core Curriculum. Students must complete a minimum of 18 credit hours in sophomore-level courses to meet graduation requirements for the AAT degrees. ASSOCIATE OF ARTS IN TEACHING: GRADES 4 – 8; EC – 12 SPECIAL EDUCATION (Suggested Transfer Plan)

Sem. FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 American History Core Elective..................................................3 0 3 MATH 1314. College Algebra..............................................3 0 3 Life and Physical Sciences Core w/Lab Elective .....................3 3-4 4 PSYC 2301 or TECA 1354 .............................................................3 0 3 SECOND SEMESTER ENGL 1302. Composition II................................................3 0 3 American History Core Elective..................................................3 0 3 Life and Physical Sciences Core Elective..................................3 0 3 Creative Arts Core Elective..........................................................3 0 3

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TEACHING *Communications (SPCH) Core Elective...................................3 0 3 THIRD SEMESTER Languages, Philosophy and Culture Core Elective.................3 0 3 MATH 1350. Fundamentals of Mathematics I...................3 0 3 GOVT 2305. Federal Government: Federal Constitution and Topics.................3 0 3 EDUC 1301. Introduction to the Teaching Profession......3 1 3 Life and Physical Sciences Core Elective.....................................3 0 3 FOURTH SEMESTER GOVT 2306. Texas Government: Texas Constitution and Topics.....................3 0 3 MATH 1351. Fundamentals of Mathematics II..................3 0 3 EDUC 2301. Introduction to Special Populations.............3 1 3 Life and Physical Sciences Core Elective ....................................3 0 3 KINE 1238. Introduction to Physical and Fitness and Sport………………………......................2 1 2 Total Semester Hours for Associate Degree 60

* Preferred SPCH 1315: Public Speaking Courses in bold type satisfy the Del Mar College Core Curriculum. Students must complete a minimum of 18 credit hours in sophomore-level courses to meet graduation requirements for the AAT degrees. ASSOCIATE OF ARTS IN TEACHING: GRADES 8 – 12; EC – 12 OTHER THAN SPECIAL EDUCATION (Suggested Transfer Plan)

Sem. FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 American History Core Elective..................................................3 0 3 Mathematics Core Elective...........................................................3 0 3 Life and Physical Sciences Core Elective..................................3 0 3 Creative Arts Core Elective *........................................................3 0 3 SECOND SEMESTER ENGL 1302. Composition II................................................3 0 3 American History Core Elective..................................................3 0 3 Life and Physical Sciences Core Elective..................................3 0 3 Life and Physical Sciences Core Lab Elective……………......0 3 1 Social and Behavioral Sciences Core Elective*........................3 0 3 *Communications (SPCH) Core Elective...................................3 0 3 THIRD SEMESTER Languages, Philosophy, and Culture Core Elective................3 0 3 Content Area course **See choices below.................................3 0 3 GOVT 2305. Federal Government: Federal Constitution and Topics.................3 0 3 EDUC 1301. Introduction to the Teaching Profession......3 1 3 Content Area Course **See choices below.................................3 0 3 FOURTH SEMESTER GOVT 2306. Texas Government: Texas Constitution and Topics.....................3 0 3 EDUC 2301. Introduction to Special Populations.............3 1 3 Content Area Course **See choices below.................................3 0 3 Content Area Course **See choices below.................................3 0 3

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TEACHING KINE 1238.

Introduction to Physical Fitness and Sport……....................................2 1 2 Total Semester Hours for Associate Degree 60

*EC – Grade 12 Art students should choose ARTS 1303. EC-Grade 12 Journalism and Speech students should choose PSYCH 2301 as the Social Behavioral Science course and Speech 1315 as the preferred Speech Core Elective. Courses in bold type satisfy the Del Mar College Core Curriculum Students must complete a minimum of 18 credit hours in sophomore-level courses to meet graduation requirements for the AAT degrees. Students should check specific requirements of the college or university to which they plan to transfer. **Content Area Courses must come from one major. Content Area Courses: Art ARTS 1304.............................................3 ARTS 1311..............................................3 ARTS 1312.............................................3 ARTS 1316.............................................3

English, Language Arts & Reading Sophomore English Elective...............3 Sophomore English Elective...............3 Sophomore English Elective...............3 Sophomore English Elective...............3

History / Social Studies

GEOG 1303............................................3 HIST 2301 or HIST 2389......................3 HIST 2311..............................................3 HIST 2312..............................................3

Journalism

COMM 1307..........................................3 COMM 1316..........................................3 COMM 2305..........................................3 COMM 2311..........................................3

Math

MATH 2413...........................................4 MATH 2414...........................................4 MATH 2415...........................................4

Life Science (Choose 12 hours from the following courses): BIOL 1406 (required)...........................4 BIOL 1407 (required)...........................4 BIOL 2306/2106....................................4 BIOL 2416..............................................4 BIOL 2421..............................................4 BIOL 2428..............................................4

Physical Science (Choose 12 hours from the following courses): CHEM 1411...........................................4 CHEM 1412...........................................4

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TEACHING - WELDING APPLIED TECHNOLOGY CHEM 2323/2123.................................4 CHEM 2325/2125.................................4 PHYS 2425.............................................4 PHYS 2426.............................................4 ENGR 2304............................................3

Speech

SPCH 1311.............................................3 SPCH 1318.............................................3 SPCH Elective.......................................3 SPCH Elective.......................................3

Training for Employees

SEE: BUSINESS AFFAIRS AND CONTINUING EDUCATION

Transportation Training Services (Truck Driving)

SEE: CONTINUING EDUCATION AND NONCREDIT PROGRAMS

Undeclared

SEE: LIBERAL ARTS

Veterinary Medicine

PRE-VETERINARY MEDICINE – SEE: PRE-PROFESSIONAL HEALTH

Web Developer

SEE: MULTIMEDIA/INTERNET DEVELOPER

Welding Applied Technology

Department of Technology Education.........................................(361) 698-1701

The Welding curriculum offers skill development in oxy-acetylene and electric welding of plate and pipe. Students have the opportunity to develop skills and understanding of related and technical information associated with welding so that they can qualify to pass entry-level certification tests required by industry. Students planning to continue at a senior college should consult an advisor concerning degree requirements of the college to which transfer is intended. CERTIFICATE: WIRE WELDING (Suggested Occupational Plan)

Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours WLDG 1430. Intro. to Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)..2 8 4 160

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WELDING APPLIED TECHNOLOGY WLDG 2447. WLDG 1412. WLDG 2452.

Advanced Gas Metal Arc Welding (MIG)...2 Introduction to Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW)......................................2 Advanced Flux Cored Arc Welding.............2 Total Semester Hours for Certificate

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CERTIFICATE: INTERMEDIATE WELDING (Suggested Occupational Plan)

Sem. FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. WLDG 1407. Introduction to Welding Using Multiple Processes...........................................................2 8 4 WLDG 1521. Welding Fundamentals..................................2 9 5 WLDG 1323. Welding Safety, Tools, and Equipment........3 1 3 TECM 1301. Industrial Mathematics..................................3 0 3 SECOND SEMESTER WLDG 1435. Introduction to Pipe Welding........................2 8 4 WLDG 1557. Intermediate SMAW.......................................2 9 5 COMG 1391. Special Topics in Communications, General............................................................. 3 0 3 Total Semester Hours for Certificate 27

CERTIFICATE: ADVANCED WELDING LEVEL II (Suggested Occupational Plan)

Sem. FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. WLDG 1407. Introduction to Welding Using Multiple Processes...........................................................2 8 4 WLDG 1521. Welding Fundamentals..................................2 9 5 WLDG 1323. Welding Safety, Tools, and Equipment........3 1 3 TECM 1301. Industrial Mathematics..................................3 0 3 SECOND SEMESTER WLDG 1435. Introduction to Pipe Welding........................2 8 4 WLDG 1557. Intermediate SMAW.......................................2 9 5 COMG 1391. Special Topics in Communications, General..............................................................3 0 3 THIRD SEMESTER WLDG 2453. Advanced Pipe Welding................................2 8 4 WLDG 2406. Intermediate Pipe Welding............................2 8 4 WLDG 1313. Introduction to Blueprint Reading for Welders.............................................................3 1 3 FOURTH SEMESTER WLDG 2413. Intermediate Welding Using Multiple Processes...........................................................2 8 4 WLDG 1434. Intro. to Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GMAW)...........................................2 8 4 WLDG 1317. Introduction to Layout and Fabrication......3 1 3 Total Semester Hours for Certificate 49

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WELDING APPLIED TECHNOLOGY - WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE: WELDING APPLIED TECHNOLOGY (Suggested Occupational Plan)

Sem. Clock FIRST SEMESTER Lec. Lab Hrs. Hours WLDG 1407. Introduction to Welding Using Multiple Processes...........................................................2 8 4 160 WLDG 1521. Welding Fundamentals..................................2 9 5 176 WLDG 1317. Introduction to Layout and Fabrication......3 1 3 64 ENGL 1301. Composition I.................................................3 0 3 48 SECOND SEMESTER WLDG 1435. Introduction to Pipe Welding........................2 8 4 160 WLDG 1557. Intermediate SMAW.......................................2 9 5 176 Communications (SPCH) Core Elective....................................3 0 3 48 THIRD SEMESTER WLDG 2453. Advanced Pipe Welding................................2 8 4 160 WLDG 2406. Intermediate Pipe Welding............................2 8 4 160 Mathematics OR Life and Physical Science Core Elective....3 0 3 48 FOURTH SEMESTER WLDG 2413. Intermediate Welding Using Multiple Processes...........................................................2 8 4 160 WLDG 1434. Intro. to Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GMAW)...........................................2 8 4 160 Creative Arts OR Language, Philosophy, and Culture Core Elective..................3 0 3 48 FIFTH SEMESTER WLDG 2451. Advanced Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW).............................................2 8 4 160 WLDG 2443. Adv. Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)............................................................2 8 4 160 American History, Government/Political Science OR Social and Behavioral Sciences Core Elective..........................3 0 3 48 Total Semester Hours for Associate Degree 60

Courses in bold type meet General Education requirements for Del Mar College Associate in Applied Science degrees. Total hours for AAS degree are exclusive of developmental and noncredit college courses.

Workforce Development and Strategic Initiatives

REFER TO THE “WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT AND STRATEGIC INITIATIVES” SECTION OF THIS CATALOG

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COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

Listed by Subject Prefix ABDR - Auto Body Repairer ACCT - Accounting for Transfer Programs ACNT - Accounting for Technical Programs AERM - Aircraft Mechanic/Technician Airframe ANTH - Anthropology ARCE - Architectural Engineering ARCH - Architecture ARTC - Graphic Design ARTS - Art ARTV - CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician AUMT - Automotive Mechanic Technician AVNC - Avionics BCIS - Business Computer Information Systems BIOL - Biology BITC - Biotechnology BMGT - Business Administration and Management, General BNKG - Banking and Finance BUSG - Business, General BUSI - Business CBFM - Building/Property Maintenance and Manager CDEC - Child Development/Early Childhood CETT - Computer Engineering Technology CHEF - Culinary Arts/Chef Training CHEM - Chemistry CJLE - Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement CJSA - Criminal Justice Studies CMSW - Clinical and Medical Social Work CNBT-Construction Engineering Technology/Technician CNSE - Construction Equipment Service COMG - Communications, General COMM - Communication COSC - Computer Science CPMT - Computer Maintenance Technology CRIJ - Criminal Justice Transfer CRTR - Court Reporting/Court Reporter CSIR - Computer System Installer and Repairer CSME - Cosmetologist CTEC - Chemical Laboratory Technology CTMT - Computed Tomography Technology CVOP - Commercial Vehicle Operation DAAC - Alcohol/Drug Abuse Counseling DANC - Dance

DEMR - Diesel Engine Mechanic and Repairer DE NCBO - Developmental Education Non-Course Based Option DFTG - Drafting Technology DHYG - Dental Hygiene DMSO - Diagnostic Medical Sonography DNTA - Dental Assisting DRAM - Drama DSAE - Diagnostic Sonography Adult Echocardiography DSVT - Diagnostic Sonography Vascular Technology ECON - Economics EDUC - Education EECT - Electrical, Electronics And Communications Engineering, Technology/Technician ELMT - Electromechanical Technology/ Electromechanical Engineering Technology ELPT - Electrical And Power Transmission Installation/Installer, General EMSP - Emergency Medical Services Professions ENGL - English ENGR - Engineering ENGT - Engineering Technology EPCT - Environmental Pollution Control Technology/Technician ESOL - English for Speakers of Other Languages FCEL - Fuel Cell FIRS - Fire Science/Firefighting FIRT - Fire Technology FREN - French GAME - Game Technology and Simulation GEOG - Geography GEOL - Geology GERM - German GERS - Gerontological Services GISC - Geographic Information Science and Cartography GOVT - Government HAMG - Hotel/Motel Management HART - Heating, Air Conditioning, Refrigeration Technology HEMR - Heavy Equipment Maintenance and Repair HIST - History HITT - Health Information Technology HPRS - Health Professions and Related Sciences, Other

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COURSE DESCRIPTIONS Listed by Subject Prefix, continued HRPO - Human Resources Management HUMA - Humanities IBUS - International Business/Trade/ Commerce IFWA - Institutional Food Workers and Administrators IMED - Instructional Media Technology INMT - Industrial Manufacturing Technology INRW - Integrated Reading and Writing INSR - Insurance and Risk Management INTC - Instrumentation Technology/ Technician ITCC-Information Technology-Cisco Certification ITNW - Information Technology/ Networking ITSC - Information Technology/Software Computing ITSE - Information Technology/Software Engineering ITSW - Information Technology/Software. ITSY - Computer and Information Systems Security JAPN - Japanese Journalism (see COMM) KINE - Kinesiology LGLA - Legal Studies/Law LMGT - Logistics and Materials Management LOTT - Laser Optical Technology LTCA - Long Term Care Administrator MAIR - Maintenance, Appliance Installer and Repairer MAMT - Mammography Technology MATH - Mathematics MCHN - Machining METL - Metallurgy MLAB - Medical Laboratory Technology MRIT - Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technology MRKG - Marketing MRMT - Medical Transcription MSCI - Military Science MUAP - Music, Applied MUEN - Music Ensembles MUSB - Music Business MUSC - Music, Sound Recording Technology MUSI - Music NDTE - Nondestructive Testing NMTT - Nuclear Medicine Technology OSHT - Occupational Safety and Health

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Technology OTHA - Occupational Therapy Assistant PHIL - Philosophy PHRA - Pharmacy Technology PHYS - Physics PMHS - Psychiatric/Mental Health and Retardation POFI - Business/Office Automation/ Technology/Data Entry POFM - Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary POFT - Administrative Assistant/ Secretarial Science, General PSTR - Pastry (Chef) PSYC - Psychology PTAC - Process Technology PTHA - Physical Therapist Assistant PTRT - Petroleum Technology/Technician QCTC - Quality Control Technology/ Technician Radio/TV (see COMM) RADR - Radiologic Technology RBTC - Robotics Technology/Technician READ - Reading RELE - Real Estate RNSG - Registered Nurse Education RSPT - Respiratory Therapy RSTO - Restaurant Operations SCIT - Science Technology SCWK - Social Work SGNL - Sign Language Interpreter (Transfer) SLNG - Sign Language Interpreter SLPS - Security and Loss Prevention Services SOCI - Sociology SOCW - Social Work SPAN - Spanish SPCH - Speech SRGT - Surgical Technology SRVY - Survey Technology/Surveying STSC - Student Success TECA - Texas Early Childhood Articulation TECM - Technical Mathematics VNSG- Vocational Nurse Education WIND - Wind Energy WLDG - Welding Applied Technology


Course Numbering System

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

All Del Mar College courses are identified with letter abbreviations followed by a set of numbers. Courses are alphabetized in this catalog according to their abbreviations; see the Index of Courses in the back of this Catalog to locate a specific subject. The numbers in parentheses after the course title indicates the number of lecture hours, lab hours and credits respectively. For example, CHEM 2401, Quantitative Analysis (2-6-4) meets for two lecture hours and six lab hours a week in a regular semester and awards four semester hours of credit. Four-Digit Numbers Del Mar College has adopted the Texas Common Course Numbering System for most academic courses and the Workforce Education Course Numbering System for occupational and technical courses. These four-digit numbers were developed to simplify the process of transferring credits from Del Mar College to other Texas colleges and universities and to ensure the maximum credit possible for each transfer student. These numbers are approved by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. In the four-digit common course numbers the first digit usually indicates the level of the course: 0 - developmental, 1 - freshman and 2 - sophomore level. Some exceptions to this rule exist. (These courses will not count toward fulfilling the 18-hour sophomore requirement for graduation with an associate degree: MSCI 2371 and 2372) The second digit indicates the credit value in semester hours. The third and fourth digits are used to differentiate courses or as an indicator of course sequence. Assessment Levels The Del Mar College faculty has established specific Assessment Levels for every college-level course. These levels refer to diagnosed abilities in the basic skills of reading, writing and English, and mathematics. They are listed as prerequisite Assessment Levels at the end of most course descriptions. Using Biology 2428 as an example, R3, E3, M2 means this course requires the student to have reading and English Assessment Levels of 3 (college level), while mathematics assessment may be at level 2 (intermediate developmental level). Level 1 denotes basic developmental level. If no R, E, or M is listed, the assessment level defaults to Level 1. Students must meet the assessment levels shown for each course either by placement testing or by previous course work. Scores ACT and SAT scores more than five years old will not be used for course placement in English, reading, or math. Please refer to the Assessment Levels chart on the following page to see how scores are used. Texas Success Initiative (TSI) All new students are required to take a placement test to determine if developmental courses are needed in reading, writing and English and mathematics as required by the Texas Success Initiative. The purpose of the Texas Success Initiative (TSI), mandated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board is to grant institutions of higher education the flexibility and responsibility to improve individualized programs and ensure the 337


COURSE DESCRIPTIONS success of students in higher education. All students must meet the following requirements before enrolling in restricted courses.** The following examinations all qualify to satisfy the TSI requirement: ACT - American College Test TAKS - Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills SAT - Scholastic Aptitude Test (taken before March 2005) NOTE: The above exemptions may be used within a five year period of enrollment. **Beginning Fall 2013 the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board will be implementing a new benchmark examination. Any students testing after the first day of class for Fall 2013 will be required to take the new examination.

ASSESSMENT LEVELS CHART READING TSI Assessment

(R1)

(R2)

(R3)

341 and Below

342-350

351+

ACT (Reading)

0-14

15-18

19+

SAT1 (Reading)

200-419

420-499

500+

TAKS (English

2200+ with writing

Language Arts)

sample 3+

WRITING AND ENGLISH TSI Assessment

(E1)

(E2)

(E3)

358 and Below

359-362

363+ and Essay 4 or

Essay 0-3

Essay 0-3

Essay 5 and Above

ACT (English)

0-14

15-18

19+

SAT1 (Reading)

200-419

420-499

500+

TAKS (English

2200+ with writing

Language Arts)

sample 3+

MATHEMATICS TSI Assessment

(MO)

(M1)

(M2)

(M3)

335 and Below

336-345

346-349

350+

ACT (Mathematics)

0-12

13-15

16-19

20+

SAT1 (Mathematics)

200-310

311-459

460-499

TAKS (Mathematics)

338

500+ 2200+


COURSE DESCRIPTIONS EXEMPTIONS FROM ALL OR SOME ASSESSMENT REQUIREMENTS

Exempt from Reading

Exempt from

and Writing

ACT taken within 5 years from

English 19+

Mathematics 19+

Reading 500+

Mathematics 500+

ELA 2200+ with writing sample 3+

Mathematics

Level 2 ENGL 3

Level 2 Algebra 2

Writing 2000+

Level 2 Algebra 2

Reading 2000+

Mathematics

the testing date with composite of 23+ SAT taken within 5 years from the testing date with total reading and math of 1070+ 11th Grade TAKS within 5 years 2200+ STAAR (EOC) for graduates

Earned Degrees

A student who has graduated with an associate or baccalaureate degree from a Texas public institution of higher education.

TSI Exemptions* All students taking college-level courses must satisfy Texas Success Initiative (TSI) requirements, unless they qualify for a TSI exemption, waiver or exception. Official documents must be submitted to the Student Enrollment Center for determining exemption. Exemptions are permanent and do not need to be renewed each semester. Score Exempt Students who meet qualifying standards on the SAT, ACT, or TAKS test may be eligible for an exemption. Please reference the preceding assessment chart to verify your eligibility for a score exemption or contact the Student Enrollment Center at (361) 698-1290. Degree Exempt Students who have earned an associate or baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited post-secondary institution or from a recognized international institution are exempt from all Texas Success Initiative requirements. Transfer Exempt/Passed Students whose previous Texas public college or university has determined that they have met minimum passing standards in reading, writing and English, and/ or math are exempt in the curricular area/s indicated, but must develop and pursue an Academic Success Plan in any remaining area/s. An official transcript or other appropriate documentation of status must be submitted. Private/Out-of-state Transfer Exempt Students who transfer from a regionally accredited college or university and have earned at least three semester hours of college level credit (ANY course) are exempt at entry. (The private/out-of-state institution must be the last institution 339


COURSE DESCRIPTIONS attended). An official transcript must be submitted. Course Exempt Students who have completed a restricted course from a regionally accredited college or university earning a grade of C or higher are exempt in the curricular area of that course, but must develop and pursue an academic success plan with an advisor in any remaining area/s. Veteran Exempt A student who on or after August 1, 1990, was honorably discharged, retired or released from active duty as a member of the arned forces of the United States or the Texas National Guard or service as a member of the reserve component of the arned forces of the United States may be exempted. The veteran must provide a valid DD214. Military Exempt A student who is serving on active duty as a member of the armed forces of the United States, The Texas National Guard or as a member of a reserve component of the armed forces of the United States and has been serving for at least three years preceding enrollment may be exempted. The service member must provide a valid statement of service from his or her unit of assignment. The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board provides more details about exemptions and waivers.

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS ABDR - Auto Body Repairer

ABDR 1311. VEHICLE MEASUREMENT AND DAMAGE REPAIR PROCEDURES (1-7-3) 47.0603

An introduction to damaged vehicle measurement and alignment systems. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M0.

ABDR 1331. BASIC REFINISHING (1-7-3) 47.0603

An introduction to current refinishing products, shop safety, and equipment used in the automotive refinishing industry. Emphasis on surface preparation, masking techniques, and refinishing of replacement parts. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M0.

ABDR 1349. AUTOMOTIVE PLASTIC AND SHEET MOLDED COMPOUND REPAIR (CAPSTONE) (1-7-3) 47.0603

Comprehensive course in repair of interior and exterior plastics including the use of various types of adhesives. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M0.

ABDR 1419. BASIC METAL REPAIR (2-6-4) 47.0603

Covers metal principles and working techniques including proper tool usage and product application. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M0.

ABDR 1441. STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS AND DAMAGE REPAIR I (2-6-4) 47.0603

Training in the roughing and shaping procedures on automotive sheet metal necessary to perform body repairs. Emphasis on the alignment of component parts such as doors, hood, front-end assemblies, and deck lids. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M0.

ABDR 1455. NON-STRUCTURAL METAL REPAIR (2-6-4) 47.0603

Demonstrate sheet metal repair skills using mechanical and hydraulic equipment. Emphasis on attachment devices used to straighten and align exterior body panels. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M0.

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COURSE DESCRIPTIONS ABDR 1458. INTERMEDIATE REFINISHING (2-6-4) 47.0603

Training in mixing and spraying of automotive topcoats. Emphasis on formula ingredient, reducing, thinning, and special spraying techniques. An introduction to partial panel refinishing techniques and current industry paint removal techniques. Assessment Levels R1, E1, M0.

ABDR 2441. MAJOR COLLISION REPAIR AND PANEL REPLACEMENT (2-6-4) 47.0603

Instruction in preparation of vehicles for major repair processes. Covers interpreting information from damage reports, planning repair sequences, selecting appropriate tools, and organizing removed parts for reinstallation. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M0.

ABDR 2449. ADVANCED REFINISHING (CAPSTONE) (2-6-4) 47.0603

Application of multi-stage refinishing techniques. Advanced skill development solving refinishing problems. Application of multi-stage refinishing techniques with emphasis on formula mixing and special spraying techniques. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M0.

ACCT - Accounting for Transfer Programs

ACCT 2301. PRINCIPLES OF FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING (3-0-3) 5203015104

An introduction to the fundamental concepts of financial accounting as prescribed U.S. generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) as applied to transactions and events that affect business organizations. Students will examine the procedures and systems to accumulate, analyze, measure, and record financial transactions. Students will use recorded financial information to prepare a balance sheet, income statement, statement of cash flows, and statement of shareholders’ equity to communicate the business entity’s results of operations and financial position to users of financial information who are external to the company. Students will study the nature of assets, liabilities, and owners’ equity while learning to use reported financial information for purposes of making decisions about the company. Students will be exposed to International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). Prerequisite: Meet TSI college-readiness standard for Mathematics; or equivalent. Assessment Levels: R3, E2, M3.

ACCT 2302. PRINCIPLES OF MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING (3-0-3) 5203015104

An introduction to the fundamental concepts of managerial accounting appropriate for all organizations. Students will study information from the entity’s accounting system relevant to decisions made by internal managers as distinguished from information relevant to users who are external to the company. The emphasis is on the identification and assignment of production costs, operational budgeting and planning, cost control, and management decision making. Topics include product-costing methodologies, cost behavior, operational and capital budgeting, and performance evaluation.Prerequisite: ACCT 2301. Assessment Levels: R3, E2, M3.

ACNT - Accounting for Technical Programs ACNT 1178. SEMINAR (1-0-1) 52.0302

Topics address current events, skills and technologies relevant to a career in accounting. Included will be a study of workplace diversity, technology, teamwork, cultural factors, technical writing skills, interviewing skills and resume preparation. Utilizes the Internet and other resources to explore career opportunities. Requires concurrent enrollment in ACNT 2268. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

ACNT 1303. INTRODUCTION TO ACCOUNTING I (3-0-3) 52.0302

A study of analyzing, classifying and recording business transactions in a manual and computerized environment. Emphasis on understanding the complete accounting cycle and preparing financial statements, bank reconciliations and payroll. (Recommended for students who do not have high school accounting or related work experience. Also recommended as a preparatory course for ACCT 2301.) Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

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COURSE DESCRIPTIONS ACNT 1311. INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTERIZED ACCOUNTING (3-0-3) 52.0302

Introduction to utilizing the computer in maintaining accounting records, with primary emphasis on a general ledger package. Prerequisite: ACNT 1303 with a minimum grade of “C” or permission of instructor. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

ACNT 1313. COMPUTERIZED ACCOUNTING APPLICATIONS (3-0-3) 52.0302

Use of the computer to develop and maintain accounting records and to process common business applications for managerial decision making. Prerequisite: ACNT 1303 with a minimum grade of “C.” Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

ACNT 1329. PAYROLL AND BUSINESS TAX ACCOUNTING (3-0-3) 52.0301

A study of payroll procedures, taxing entities and reporting requirements of local, state and federal taxing authorities in a manual and computerized environment. (10key touch system will be taught.) Prerequisite: ACNT 1303 or permission of instructor. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

ACNT 1331. FEDERAL INCOME TAX: INDIVIDUAL (3-0-3) 52.1601

A study of the federal tax law for preparation of individual income tax returns. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

ACNT 1347. FEDERAL INCOME TAX FOR PARTNERSHIPS AND CORPORATIONS (3-0-3) 52.1601

A study of the federal tax laws for preparation of partnership and corporate returns. Prerequisite: ACNT 1331 or permission of instructor. Assessment Levels: R2, E2, M2.

ACNT 1391. SPECIAL TOPICS IN ACCOUNTING (CAPSTONE) (3-0-3) 52.0301

Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course was designed to be repeated multiple times to improve student proficiency. Capstone course and should be taken towards the end of the program. Assessment Levels: R2, E2, M2.

ACNT 2268. PRACTICUM-ACCOUNTING TECHNOLOGY/TECHNICIAN AND BOOKKEEPING (CAPSTONE) (0-18-2) 52.0302

Practical, general workplace training supported by an individualized learning plan developed by the employer, college and student. Requires concurrent enrollment in ACNT 1178, Seminar. Should be taken towards the end of the program. Assessment Levels: R2, E2, M2.

AERM - Aircraft Mechanic/Technician Airframe AERM 1205. WEIGHT AND BALANCE (1-4-2) 47.0607

An introduction to Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) required subjects relating to the weighing of aircraft, the performance of weight and balance calculations and appropriate maintenance record entries. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

AERM 1208. FEDERAL AVIATION REGULATIONS (1-4-2) 47.0607

A course in the use and understanding of the Federal Aviation Administration and aircraft manufacturers’ publications, forms and records; and the exercise of mechanic privileges within prescribed limitations. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

AERM 1241. WOOD, FABRIC AND FINISHES (1-3-2) 47.0607

A course in the use and care of various covering materials, finishes and wood structures including approved methods and procedures. Safety also addressed. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

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COURSE DESCRIPTIONS AERM 1253. AIRCRAFT WELDING (1-3-2) 47.0607

Skill development in repair procedures for steel, magnesium, brass and aluminum materials used in aircraft assembly and selection and application of appropriate methods of welding, brazing and soldering steel, magnesium, brass and aluminum. Fundamentals of safety procedures also addressed. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

AERM 1254. AIRCRAFT COMPOSITES (1-4-2) 47.0607

Comprehensive concepts of the inspection and repair of composite, fiberglass, honeycomb and laminated structural materials including doors, windows, bonded structures and interior furnishings. Safety procedures will also be addressed. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

AERM 1303. SHOP PRACTICES (1-4-3) 47.0607

An introduction to shop safety; the correct use of hand tools, equipment and precision measurement, identification of aircraft hardware and the fabrication of fluid lines and tubing. Emphasis on procedures for testing, heat treating and inspection of aircraft structures. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

AERM 1310. GROUND OPERATIONS (1-4-3) 47.0607

An introductory course in fuels, servicing methods and safety procedures, aircraft movement, securing and operations of aircraft, external power equipment, aircraft cleaning and corrosion control. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

AERM 1315. AVIATION SCIENCE (2-4-3) 47.0607

Fundamentals of mathematics, physics and drawing as they apply to aircraft principles and operations as required by the Federal Aviation Administration for airframe and power plant mechanics. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

AERM 1340. AIRCRAFT PROPELLERS (2-4-3) 47.0608

Fundamentals of propeller design, function and construction. Skill development in inspection, servicing and repair of fixed-pitch, constant-speed and feathering propellers and governing systems. Instruction in removal, balancing and installation of propellers and fundamentals of safety are also addressed. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

AERM 1343. INSTRUMENT AND NAVIGATION/COMMUNICATION (1-4-3) 47.0607

A study of aircraft instruments and electronic flight instrument systems including testing and installing instruments; inspecting, checking and troubleshooting navigation communication systems; and inspecting and repairing antennas and electronic equipment installations. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

AERM 1347. AIRFRAME AUXILIARY (2-3-3) 47.0607

Topics address airframe auxiliary systems including the operation and repair of position and warning system, cabin atmospheric control systems, ice and rain control systems for aircraft and engines and fire detection and protection systems. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

AERM 1349. HYDRAULIC, PNEUMATIC, AND FUEL SYSTEMS (2-4-3) 47.0607

Skill development in inspecting, servicing, and maintaining aircraft fluid systems including hydraulics, pneumatics, and fuel. Application of basic concepts through detailed maintenance procedures. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

AERM 1350. LANDING GEAR SYSTEMS (2-3-3) 47.0607

General principles of inspection, servicing, overhaul and repair of fixed and retractable landing gear systems and the operation and repair of position and warning systems. Includes coverage of systems, components, operation and fundamentals of safety procedures. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

AERM 1351. AIRCRAFT TURBINE ENGINE THEORY (3-1-3) 47.0608

General principles of theory, history and servicing of turbine engines to include lubrication, instrumentation, auxiliary power units and exhaust systems. Fundamentals

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AERM 1352. AIRCRAFT SHEET METAL (1-6-3) 47.0607

Skill development in inspection and repair of sheet metal structures including forming, lay out, and bending of sheet metal and identification, selection, and installation of rivets and fasteners. Fundamentals of safety procedures also addressed. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

AERM 1357. FUEL METERING AND INDUCTION SYSTEMS (2-4-3) 47.0608

Skill development of fuel metering and induction systems used on reciprocating and turbine engines including fuel metering systems, carburetors, induction systems, heat exchangers and cooling systems. Fundamentals of safety procedures will also be addressed. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

AERM 1392. SPECIAL TOPICS IN AIRCRAFT/MECHANIC/TECHNICIAN POWERPLANT (3-1-3) 47.0608

Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology, or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course was designed to be repeated multiple times to improve student proficiency. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

AERM 1414. BASIC ELECTRICITY (3-4-4) 47.0607

A study of aircraft electrical systems and their requirements including the use of ammeter, voltmeter and ohmmeter; series and parallel circuits; inductance and capacitance; magnetism; converting alternating current (AC to direct current DC); controlling devices; maintenance and servicing of aircraft batteries; and reading and interpreting aircraft electrical diagrams to include solid devices and logic functions. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

AERM 1444. AIRCRAFT RECIPROCATING ENGINES (4-1-4) 47.0608

A study of reciprocating engines and their development, operating principles and theory. Instruction in engine instruments, lubricating and exhaust systems. Fundamentals of safety will also be addressed. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

AERM 1445. AIRFRAME ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS (3-4-4) 47.0607

A study of airframe electrical systems including installation, removal, disassembly and repair of electrical components and related wiring. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

AERM 1456. AIRCRAFT POWER PLANT ELECTRICAL (3-4-4) 47.0608

General principles of theory, operation and maintenance of powerplant electrical systems including ignition, starting and fire protection systems. Fundamentals of safety procedures will also be addressed. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

AERM 1491. SPECIAL TOPICS IN AIRCRAFT/MECHANIC/TECHNICIAN AIRFRAME (3-3-4) 47.0607

Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology, or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course was designed to be repeated multiple times to improve student proficiency. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

AERM 1492. SPECIAL TOPICS IN AIRCRAFT/MECHANIC/TECHNICIAN POWERPLANT (3-3-4) 47.0608

Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology, or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course was designed to be repeated multiple times to improve student proficiency. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

AERM 2231. AIRFRAME INSPECTION (CAPSTONE) (1-4-2) 47.0607

In-depth coverage of methods and procedures to perform airframe conformity and air worthiness inspections (including one hundred hour inspections) in accordance with Federal Aviation regulations and manufacturer’s service information. Safety

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AERM 2264. PRACTICUM (OR FIELD EXPERIENCE) - AIRFRAME MECHANICS AND AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE TECHNOLOGY/ TECHNICIAN (1-18-2) 47.0607

Practical, general workplace training supported by an individualized learning plan developed by the employer, college, and student. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

AERM 2333. ASSEMBLY AND RIGGING (2-4-3) 47.0607

Comprehensive study of the assembly and rigging of fixed and rotary-wing aircraft including structural alignment, balancing and rigging of control systems and assembly of aircraft components. Fundamentals of safety procedures are also addressed. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

AERM 2351. AIRCRAFT TURBINE ENGINE OVERHAUL (2-4-3) 47.0608

Comprehensive study in inspection, disassembly, reassembly and replacement of gas turbine engines, sections and components including operational troubleshooting, analysis and safety. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

AERM 2352. AIRCRAFT POWER PLANT INSPECTION (CAPSTONE) (2-4-3) 47.0608

In-depth coverage of methods and procedures to perform powerplant conformity and airworthiness inspections (including one hundred hour inspections) in accordance with Federal Aviation Regulations and manufacturer’s information. Safety procedures will also be addressed. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

AERM 2359. ADVANCED COMPOSITE REPAIR (1-4-3) 47.0607

Advanced study and practical application of composite repair, processes, and tooling. Includes complex repair and manufacturing techniques. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

AERM 2447. AIRCRAFT RECIPROCATING ENGINE OVERHAUL (2-6-4) 47.0608

A comprehensive study of reciprocating engine overhaul including measurement and inspection procedures. Instruction in removal and installation, inspections, checks, servicing, and repair of engines. Safety procedures will be addressed. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

ANTH - Anthropology

ANTH 2302. INTRODUCTION TO ARCHAEOLOGY (3-0-3) 4503015125

An overview of human origins and biocultura1 adaptations. Also introduces methods and theory in the excavation and interpretation of material remains of past cultures. Assessment Levels: R3, E3, M1.

ANTH 2346. INTRODUCTION TO ANTHROPOLOGY (3-0-3) 4502015125

A study of human beings, their antecedents and related primates, and their cultural behavior and institutions. Introduces the major subfields: physical and cultural anthropology, archeology, linguistics, and ethnology. Assessment Levels: R3, E3, M1.

ANTH 2351. CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY (3-0-3) 4502015325

Key concepts, methods and theory in the study of cultural diversity, social institutions, linguistics, and culture change among world peoples. Assessment Levels: R3, E3, M1.

ARCE - Architectural Engineering

ARCE 1342. CODES, SPECIFICATIONS AND CONTRACT DOCUMENTS (3-0-3) 04.0901

A study of ordinances, codes and legal documents as they relate to specifications and drawing. Discussion of owner-architect-contractor responsibilities, duties and legal relationships. Prerequisite: ARCH 2312. Assessment Levels: R2, E1, M2.

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COURSE DESCRIPTIONS ARCE 1352. STRUCTURAL DRAFTING (2-4-3) 04.0901

A study of structural systems including concrete foundations and frames, wood framing and trusses and structural steel framing systems. Includes detailing of concrete, wood and steel to meet industry standards including the American Institute of Steel Construction and the American Concrete Institute. Prerequisite or corequisite: ARCH 2312, DFTG 2319. Assessment Levels: R2, E1, M2.

ARCE 2344. STATICS AND STRENGTH OF MATERIALS (3-0-3) 04.0901

Internal effects of forces acting upon elastic bodies and the resulting changes in form and dimensions. Includes stress, shear, bending moments and simple beam design. Assessment Levels: R2, E1, M3.

ARCE 2352. MECHANICAL AND ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS (3-0-3) 04.0901

The properties of building materials (assemblies), specifications, codes, vendor references and uses of mechanical, plumbing, conveying and electrical systems as related to architecture for residential and commercial construction. Prerequisites: ARCH 2312, sophomore standing. Assessment Levels: R2, E1, M2.

ARCH - Architecture

ARCH 1301. ARCHITECTURAL HISTORY I (3-0-3) 04.0801.51.02

A study of the history of architecture from the ancient civilizations through Baroque. Emphasis on the relationship of culture, geography, climate, natural resources and materials of the methods of construction. Assessment Levels: R2, M1, E2.

ARCH 1302. ARCHITECTURAL HISTORY II (3-0-3) 04.0801.51.02

A study of the history of architecture during the 18th, 19th and 20th century. Emphasis on the relationship of culture, geography, climate, natural resources and materials to the methods of construction. Assessment Levels: R2, E2, M1.

ARCH 1311. INTRODUCTION TO ARCHITECTURE (3-0-3) 04.0201.5902

An introduction to the elements of the architectural profession. The study of architecture as an integral component of a complex world. Examination of societal and environmental contexts and appropriate responses. Assessment Levels: R2, E2, M1.

ARCH 1315. ARCHITECTURAL COMPUTER GRAPHICS (2-4-3) 15.1303.5211

An introduction to computer graphics systems with emphasis on architectural design applications. Use of the computer as a design drawing tool to achieve conceptual knowledge and computing skills for design communication. Prerequisites: DFTG 2319. Assessment Levels: R2, E1, M2.

ARCH 1403. ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN I (3-3-4) 04.0201.54 02

An introduction to architectural design concepts. The visual characteristics of two- and three-dimensional forms and spaces. Prerequisites: ARTS 1311, ARCH 2301 and credit or corequisite in ARCH 2312. Assessment Levels: R3, E3, M3.

ARCH 1404. ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN II (3-3-4) 04.0201.54 02

An introduction to architectural design concepts. The visual characteristics of two- and three-dimensional forms and spaces. Topics include form, transformation, composition, and spatial modulation. Prerequisites: ARCH 1403 and 2312. Assessment Levels: R3, E3, M3.

ARCH 2301. ARCHITECTURAL FREEHAND DRAWING I (2-4-3) 15.1303.5111

Representational drawing using various media. Emphasis on principles of lights, shade, proportion, line and tonal quality. Subjects include the human figure, architectural interiors and exteriors, landscapes and cityscapes. Emphasis on black and white media. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

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COURSE DESCRIPTIONS ARCH 2312. ARCHITECTURAL TECHNOLOGY I (3-0-3) 15.0101.5111

An introduction to the properties, specifications and application of materials related to Architectural structures. Emphasis on the methods of construction and the effect of design. Discussion of basic materials as components of assemblies and systems, including wood framing, steel framing, concrete, site work, finishing materials and procedures and weather and moisture protection. Assessment Levels: R2, E2, M2.

ARCH 2470. ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN III (3-3-4) 04.02010.5402

An introduction to architectural design addressing issues of perception, conceptual design, structural order, materials, application of three dimensional processes of architectural design. Prerequisite: ARCH 1404. Assessment Levels: R3, E3, M3.

ARTC - Graphic Design

ARTC 1302. DIGITAL IMAGING I (2-4-3) 50.0409

Digital imaging using raster image editing and/or image creation software: scanning, resolution, file formats, output devices, color systems, and image-acquisitions. Prerequisites: ITSC 1301 or COSC 1301. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

ARTS - Art

ARTS 1301. ART APPRECIATION (3-0-3) 50.0703.5126

Designed to help students develop an understanding of the visual arts through a basic survey of art mediums, visual elements such as line and color and a basic history of art. Slide lectures, gallery and museum tours, artist demonstrations and art films discussed. Assessment Levels: R3, E3, M1.

ARTS 1303. ART HISTORY I (3-0-3) 50.0703.5226

Chronological survey of the history of art from prehistoric times through the Gothic Age. Slide lectures with discussion and use of library art sources. Assessment Levels: R3, E3, M1.

ARTS 1304. ART HISTORY II (3-0-3) 50.0703.5226

Chronological survey of the history of art from Pre-Renaissance through the 1980s (Op, Pop, Minimalism). Slide lectures with discussion and use of library art sources. Prerequisite: ARTS 1303. Assessment Levels: R3, E3, M1.

ARTS 1311. DESIGN I (3-3-3) 50.0401.5326

Basic course in the fundamentals of design, involving the primary principles and elements of two-dimensional design. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

ARTS 1312. DESIGN II (3-3-3) 50.0401.5326

A continuation of ARTS 1311. Concerns the fundamentals of art with emphasis on three-dimensional concepts. Prerequisite: ARTS 1311. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

ARTS 1316. DRAWING I (3-3-3) 50.0705.5226

Fundamentals of drawing from a variety of subject matter as a basis for subsequent artistic interpretation; media includes: pencil, conte crayon, charcoal and others; topics and terminology: studies in contour drawing, gesture, value and composition. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

ARTS 1317. DRAWING II (3-3-3) 50.0705.5226

A continuation of ARTS 1316 expanding of foundational drawing skills including stilllife, interior/exterior space and may include introduction to human figure studies. Wet and dry media Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

ARTS 1325. DRAWING AND PAINTING FOR NONMAJORS (3-3-3) 50.0708.5126

Survey for nonmajors of the history and philosophy of art in conjunction with initial exploratory activities with art materials. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

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COURSE DESCRIPTIONS ARTS 2311. DESIGN III COMPUTER APPLICATIONS IN ART (3-3-3) 50.0401.5326

An introduction to making art on the Macintosh computer. No computer experience required. In-depth investigation into two-dimensional design using computers to explore imaginative solutions to design problems. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

ARTS 2312. DESIGN IV ANIMATION ARTS (3-3-3) 50.0401.5326

An introduction to the development of animation movement and visual storytelling skills. Includes all aspects of animation production, from concept development and production design to completion of a finished piece. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

ARTS 2316. PAINTING (3-3-3) 50.0708.5226

Basic course in acrylic or oil painting including formal considerations of still-life, figure and landscape compositions. Includes instruction in elements and principles of composition, media, tools and technique. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

ARTS 2317. PAINTING II (3-3-3) 50.0708.5226

A continuation of ARTS 2316, based on a robust exploration of ideas using painting media and techniques. Prerequisite: ARTS 2316. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

ARTS 2323. LIFE DRAWING I (3-3-3) 50.0705.5326

An introduction to the concepts and methods of drawing the figure. Various drawing media, including mixed media, are explored. Prerequisites: ARTS 1316. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

ARTS 2324. LIFE DRAWING II (3-3-3) 50.0705.5326

A continuation of ARTS 2323 with emphasis on using color and mixed media. Prerequisite: ARTS 2323 or permission of instructor. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

ARTS 2326. SCULPTURE I (3-3-3) 50.0709.5126

Studio course exploring sculptural approaches in a variety of media including clay, wood and found object constructions. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

ARTS 2327. SCULPTURE II (3-3-3) 50.0709.5126

A continuation of ARTS 2326 with an emphasis on individual expression. Exploration of sculptural approaches in various media including wood, metal and mixed media. Prerequisite: ARTS 2326 or permission of the instructor. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

ARTS 2333. PRINTMAKING I (3-3-3) 50.0710.5126

Practice in the making and printing of etchings, lithographs, wood cuts, silkscreen and other selected print media. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

ARTS 2334. PRINTMAKING II (3-3-3) 50.0710.5126

A continuation of ARTS 2333; emphasis on media not used in the first semester. Prerequisite: ARTS 2333. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

ARTS 2346. CERAMICS I (3-3-3) 50.0711.5126

Fundamentals of basic pottery and glazing with an emphasis on functional design and decoration. Handbuilding and wheel throwing techniques introduced with supportive experiences of kiln stacking and firing processes. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

ARTS 2347. CERAMICS II (3-3-3) 50.0711.5126

A continuation of ARTS 2346 with emphasis on functional and expressive design. Emphasis given to development of wheel throwing skills. Various firing methods considered. Prerequisite: ARTS 2346 or permission of the instructor. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

ARTS 2348. DIGITAL ART I (3-3-3) 50.0402.5126

Studio Art course exploring potential of computer hardware and software medium for visual, conceptual and practical use in the Visual Arts. Emphasis on theory and practice of advertising (commercial) art. Includes planning layout, developing messages, selecting media and executing advertising art. Fundamentals of computer graphics introduced. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

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COURSE DESCRIPTIONS ARTS 2349. DIGITAL ART II (3-3-3) 50.0402.5126

A continuation of ARTS 2348. Prerequisite: ARTS 2348. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

ARTS 2356. PHOTOGRAPHY I (3-3-3) 50.0605.5126

Basic course in black and white photography with emphasis on equipment, film processing and producing finished prints. Course includes concepts and methods of traditional and contemporary photography. Student must supply manual/adjustable 35mm camera, photographic paper, film and other supplies as needed. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

ARTS 2357. PHOTOGRAPHY II (3-3-3) 50.0605.5226

A continuation of ARTS 2356 with emphasis on creativity and using various mediums, which may include digital camera and image manipulation software. Student must supply cameras, paper, film and other supplies as needed. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

ARTS 2366. WATERCOLOR I (3-3-3) 50.0708.5326

Basic fundamentals of watercolor painting, including wet-on-wet, dry brush and glazing. Composition and color theory are stressed as well as working from life. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

ARTS 2389. ACADEMIC COOPERATIVE (1-5-3) 24.0103.5212

An on-site museum experience, to complete various projects, which may include unpacking artwork, exhibition installation, making labels, computer data entry and research. Students meet during one of two orientation sessions (to be announced) and will work at the museum for six hours weekly. Must provide own transportation to and from the museum. Prerequisites: ARTS 1301, 1303, or 1304. Assessment Levels: R3, E3, M1.

ARTV - CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/ Technician

ARTV 1302. INTRODUCTION TO TECHNICAL ANIMATION AND RENDERING (2-4-3) 10.0304

Basic study of technical computer models and animation. Prerequisite: DFTG 2319. Assessment Levels: R2, E1, M2.

ARTV 1345. 3-D MODELING AND RENDERING I (2-4-3) 10.0304

Techniques of three-dimensional (3-D) modeling utilizing industry standard software. Includes the creation and modification of 3-D geometric shapes, use of a variety of rendering techniques, camera, light sources, texture, and surface mapping. Prerequisite: ITSC 1301 or COSC 1301. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

ARTV 1351. DIGITAL VIDEO (2-4-3) 10.0304

Producing and editing video and sound for multimedia or web productions. Emphasizes capture, editing, and outputting of video using a digital video workstation. Suggested prerequisite: IMED 1301. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

AUMT - Automotive Mechanic Technician

AUMT 1316. AUTOMOTIVE SUSPENSION AND STEERING SYSTEMS (1-7-3) 47.0604

Diagnosis and repair of automotive suspension and steering systems including electronically controlled systems. Includes component repair, alignment procedures, and tire and wheel service. May be taught manufacturer specific. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M0.

AUMT 1405. INTRODUCTION TO AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY (2-6-4) 47.0604

An introduction to the automotive industry including automotive history, safety practices, shop equipment and tools, vehicle subsystems, service publications, professional responsibilities and basic automotive maintenance. May be taught

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COURSE DESCRIPTIONS manufacturer specific. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M0.

AUMT 1407. AUTOMOTIVE ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS (2-6-4) 47.0604

An overview of automotive electrical systems including topics in operational theory, testing, diagnosis, and repair of charging and starting systems, and electrical accessories. Emphasis on electrical principles schematic diagrams, and service manuals. May be taught manufacturer specific. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M0.

AUMT 1410. AUTOMOTIVE BRAKE SYSTEMS (2-6-4) 47.0604

Operation and repair of drum/disc type brake systems. Topics include brake theory, diagnosis, and repair of power, manual, anti-lock brake systems and parking brakes. May be taught with manufacturer specific instructions. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M0.

AUMT 1419. AUTOMOTIVE ENGINE REPAIR (CAPSTONE) (2-6-4) 47.0604

Fundamentals of engine operation, diagnosis and repair. Emphasis on identification, inspection, measurements, disassembly, repair, and reassembly of the engine. May be taught manufacturer specific. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M0.

AUMT 1445. AUTOMOTIVE CLIMATE CONTROL SYSTEMS (2-6-4) 47.0604

Diagnosis and repair of manual/electronic climate control systems; includes the refrigeration cycle and EPA guidelines for refrigerant handling. May be taught manufacturer specific. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M0.

AUMT 2301. AUTOMOTIVE MANAGEMENT (3-0-3) 47.0604

A study of human and customer relations, and customer satisfaction in the automotive service industry. Emphasis on management and building relationships between the service department and the customer. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M0.

AUMT 2413. AUTOMOTIVE DRIVE TRAIN AND AXLES (2-6-4) 47.0604

A study of automotive clutches, clutch operation devices, manual transmissions/ transaxles, and differentials with emphasis on the diagnosis and repair. May be taught with manufacturer specific instructions. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M0.

AUMT 2417. AUTOMOTIVE ENGINE PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS I (2-64) 47.0604

Theory, operation, diagnosis of drivability concerns, and repair ignition and fuel delivery systems. Use of current engine performance diagnostic equipment. May be taught with manufacturer specific instructions. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M0.

AUMT 2421. AUTOMOTIVE ELECTRICAL DIAGNOSIS AND REPAIR (2-6-4) 47.0604

Repair of automotive electrical subsystems, lighting, instrumentation, and accessories. Emphasis on accurate diagnosis and proper repair methods using various troubleshooting skills and techniques. May be taught manufacturer specific. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M0.

AUMT 2425. AUTOMOTIVE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION AND TRANSAXLE (2-6-4) 47.0604

A study of the operation, hydraulic circuits and electronic controls of modern automatic transmissions/transaxles. Diagnosis, disassembly and assembly procedures with emphasis on the use of special tools and repair techniques. May be taught manufacturer specific. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M0.

AUMT 2434. AUTOMOTIVE ENGINE PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS II (2-6-4) 47.0604

Diagnosis and repair of emission systems, computerized engine performance systems, and advance ignition and fuel systems. Includes use of advanced engine performance diagnostic equipment. May be taught manufacturer specific. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M0.

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COURSE DESCRIPTIONS AUMT 2437. AUTOMOTIVE ELECTRONICS (2-6-4) 47.0604

A study of electronic principles applied to microcomputers and communication systems. Includes digital fundamentals, and use of electronic test equipment. May be taught manufacturer specific. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M0.

AVNC - Avionics

AVNC 1225. EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES IN AVIATION ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS (2-0-2) 47.0609

An introduction to the emerging technologies and systems recently developed for enhanced safety as well as improved navigational system in which field repairs are generally not performed. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

AVNC 1303. INTRODUCTION TO AVIATION ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS (2-4-3) 47.0609

An introduction to the relationship between aviation electronic systems and aircraft flight and navigational systems with emphasis on the operation and function of the systems. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

AVNC 1306. FAA REGULATIONS FOR AVIONICS CERTIFIED REPAIR STATION (3-0-3) 47.0609

Practical experience in the day-to-day operations of a Federal Aviation Administration Certified Repair Station. Students will perform tasks which will include completion of FAA forms and records, maintenance of technical data and servicing equipment. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

AVNC 1343. AVIATION ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS INSTALLATION (2-4-3) 47.0609

Comprehensive study of and practical experience in the installation of avionic systems in aircraft, mounting electronic equipment, construction and installation of electrical wiring and cables, proper use of tools, selection of materials, and safety. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

AVNC 1353. OPERATIONAL TESTING OF AVIATION ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS (2-3-3) 47.0609

Integration of technical drawing interpretation, wiring interface checkout, and the application of ramp test equipment in common usage. Emphasis on performance of functional checks of aviation electronic systems and safety. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

AVNC 2304. FOUNDATIONS IN AVIONICS EQUIPMENT COMPONENT LEVEL REPAIRS (2-4-3) 47.0609

In-depth study of common circuit designs found in modern avionics equipment as well as a study of the electronics theory needed to troubleshoot these circuits. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

AVNC 2345. AVIATION NAVIGATIONAL EQUIPMENT COMPONENT LEVEL REPAIR (2-4-3) 47.0609

Skills development in component level repair of modern aviation navigational systems including Very High Frequency Omni Range (VOR), Instrument Landing Systems (ILS), and Automatic Direction Finding (ADF) systems, Emphasis on equipment block diagram and specialized test equipment will be covered in detail. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

AVNC 2350. AVIATION PULSED RF EQUIPMENT COMPONENT LEVEL REPAIR (2-4-3) 47.0609

Skills development in component level repair of modern aviation pulsed Radio Frequency (RF) systems. Emphasis on equipment block diagram and specialized test equipment will be covered. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

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COURSE DESCRIPTIONS AVNC 2355. ADVANCED AVIATION ELECTRONICS TROUBLESHOOTING (CAPSTONE) (2-4-3) 47.0609

Capstone course designed for students to demonstrate acquired knowledge of avionics systems as well as display techniques required to troubleshoot those systems. The student will face component level repair scenarios. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

AVNC 2357. AVIATION COMMUNICATION COMPONENT LEVEL REPAIR (2-4-3) 47.0609

Skills development in component level repair of modern aviation communications and audio equipment. Emphasis on equipment block diagram and specialized test equipment will be covered. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

BCIS - Business Computer Information Systems

BCIS 1305. BUSINESS COMPUTER APPLICATIONS (2-4-3) 11.0202.5404

Course discusses business computer terminology, hardware, software, operating systems and information systems relating to the business environment. The main focus of this course is on business applications of software, including word processing, spreadsheets, databases, presentations graphics and business-oriented utilization of the Internet. Prerequisite: Keyboarding proficiency. Assessment Levels: R3, E1, M1.

BIOL - Biology

Students majoring in the biological sciences should take courses from the major’s track sequence (BIOL 1406 and 1407) to fulfill the Life and Physical Sciences Core Curriculum requirement. Nonscience majors desiring to fulfill the Life and Physical Sciences Core Curriculum requirement with biology may take courses from the major’s or nonscience major’s sequences. See the full list of Natural Science options in the Core Curriculum section of this Catalog.

BIOL 1108. FUNDAMENTALS OF CELL BIOLOGY LABORATORY (0-3-1) 2601015103

Optional laboratory to accompany BIOL 1308, if a laboratory course is desired or required. BIOL 1308 when accompanied by BIOL 1108 is equivalent to BIOL 1408. Topics include those from BIOL 1308. This laboratory course cannot be used to fulfill the laboratory requirement for any course except BIOL 1308. Prerequisite or corequisite: BIOL 1308. Assessment Levels: R3, E3, M1.

BIOL 1109. DIVERSITY AND ENVIRONMENT LABORATORY (0-3-1) 2601015103

Optional laboratory to accompany BIOL 1309, if a laboratory course is desired or required. BIOL 1309 when accompanied by BIOL 1109, is equivalent to BIOL 1409. Topics include those from BIOL 1309. This laboratory course cannot be used to fulfill the laboratory requirement for any course except BIOL 1309. Prerequisite or corequisite: BIOL 1309. Assessment Levels: R3, E3, M1.

BIOL 1308. GENERAL BIOLOGY: FUNDAMENTALS OF CELL BIOLOGY (OPTIONAL SEPARATE LABORATORY) (3-0-3) 2601015103 BIOL 1408. GENERAL BIOLOGY: FUNDAMENTALS OF CELL BIOLOGY (LABORATORY INCLUDED) (3-3-4) 2601015103

Scientific method, chemical properties of life, cells and organelles, metabolism, photosynthesis, respiration, cell division, genetics, molecular genetics and genetic engineering. Designed primarily to be the first biology course for nonscience majors. BIOL 1308 when accompanied by BIOL 1108 is equivalent to BIOL 1408. If a laboratory course is required, student should take either BIOL 1408 or BIOL 1308 accompanied by BIOL 1108 (Fundamentals of Cell Biology Laboratory). Credit given for only one of BIOL 1308, 1406, or 1408. May be taken independently from BIOL 1309/1409. Assessment Levels: R3, E3, M1.

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COURSE DESCRIPTIONS BIOL 1309. GENERAL BIOLOGY: DIVERSITY AND ENVIRONMENT (OPTIONAL SEPARATE LABORATORY). (3-0-3) 2601015103 BIOL 1409. GENERAL BIOLOGY: DIVERSITY AND ENVIRONMENT (LABORATORY INCLUDED) (3-3-4) 2601015103

Intended primarily for nonscience majors. Diversity, structure and life cycles of monerans, protists, fungi, plants, animals (including humans); population genetics, evolution, principles of ecology and global ecology. BIOL 1309 when accompanied by BIOL 1109 is equivalent to BIOL 1409. If a laboratory course is required, student should take either BIOL 1409 or 1309 accompanied by BIOL 1109 (Diversity and Environment Laboratory). Credit given for only one of BIOL 1309, 1407, or 1409. Assessment Levels: R3, E3, M1.

BIOL 1371. INTRODUCTION TO ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY (3-0-3) 2607075103

An introductory course in human anatomy and physiology. Principles of anatomical structure and function of human body. Emphasizing terminology, including spelling, definitions and pronunciations. Recommended for students who plan to take BIOL 2401, but who lack sufficient high school or college science backgrounds. With advisor’s approval, counts as elective hours toward Associate in Arts degree and certain Associate in Applied Science degrees. Does not satisfy the natural sciences requirement for the AA or AAS degree and does not apply toward the AS degree. Assessment Levels: R2, E2, M1.

BIOL 1406. BIOLOGICAL CONCEPTS I - CELLULAR AND MOLECULAR (3-3-4) 2601015103

Provides a foundation in biological concepts for students majoring in the sciences. Includes fundamentals of molecular biology, cell structure and function, cellular respiration, photosynthesis, cell reproduction, genetics and biotechnology. Students should take courses from the major’s track sequence (BIOL 1406, 1407, 1411 and 1413) or the nonscience major’s sequence (BIOL 1308/1408 and 1309/1409) but not both. Credit given for only one of BIOL 1308, 1406, or 1408. Prerequisite: One year each of high school biology and chemistry, or concurrent enrollment in Chemistry 1411. Assessment Levels: R3, E3, M2.

BIOL 1407. BIOLOGICAL CONCEPTS II - EVOLUTION, DIVERSITY, STRUCTURE, FUNCTION AND ENVIRONMENT (3-3-4) 2601015103

Provides a foundation in biological concepts for students majoring in the sciences. Includes evolution, origin and history of life, classification and diversity of life; plant and animal structures, functions and life cycles; behavior, ecology and global ecology. Recommended for students majoring in the biological sciences and related disciplines. Required instead of BIOL 1411 and BIOL 1413 for certain programs (see biology advisor for details). Credit given for only one of BIOL 1309, 1407, or 1409. Prerequisite: BIOL 1406 or equivalent, or instructor’s permission. Assessment Levels: R3, E3, M2.

BIOL 1414. INTRODUCTION TO BIOTECHNOLOGY I (3-4-4) 2612015103

An overview of classical genetics, DNA structure, the flow of genetic information, DNA replication, gene transcription, protein translation. Principles of major molecular biology and genetic engineering techniques, including restriction enzymes and their uses, major types of cloning vectors, construction of libraries, Southern and Northern blotting, hybridization, PCR, DNA typing. Applications of these techniques in human health and welfare, medicine, agriculture and the environment. An introduction to the human genome project, gene therapy, molecular diagnostics, forensics, creation and uses of transgenic plants and animal and animal cloning and of the ethical, legal, and social issues and scientific problems associated with these technologies. Relevant practical exercises in the above areas. One year of high school biology and one year of high school chemistry or BIOL 1406, or the equivalent, or Departmental approval. Assessment Levels: R3, E3, M2.

BIOL 1415. INTRODUCTION TO BIOTECHNOLOGY II (3-4-4) 2612015203

Biology course that focuses on an integrative approach to studying biomolecules with an emphasis on protein structures, functions and uses in the modern bioscience laboratory.

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COURSE DESCRIPTIONS Students will investigate the mechanisms involved in the transfer of information from DNA sequences to proteins to biochemical functions. The course will integrate biological and chemical concepts with techniques that are used in research and industry. Critical thinking will be applied in laboratory exercises using inquiry-based approaches, troubleshooting, and analyzing experimental data. Prerequisites: BIOL 1414, MATH 1314, BIOL 1406, CHEM 1411(or concurrent enrollment). Assessment Levels: R3, E3, M3.

BIOL 2106. ENVIRONMENTAL BIOLOGY LABORATORY (0-3-1) 0301035101

Optional laboratory to accompany BIOL 2306, if a laboratory course is desired or required. Topics include those from BIOL 2306. Cannot be used to fulfill the laboratory requirement for any course except BIOL 2306. Prerequisite or corequisite: BIOL 2306. Assessment Levels: R3, E3, M2.

BIOL 2306. ENVIRONMENTAL BIOLOGY (OPTIONAL SEPARATE LABORATORY) (3-0-3) 0301035101

A study of humans and sustainability, ecological principles, sustaining biodiversity, natural resources, population ecology and environmental economics. Counts towards AA or AS degree in biology if accompanied by BIOL 2106. Prerequisite: BIOL 1309 or 1407. Assessment Levels: R3, E3, M2.

BIOL 2401. HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY I (3-3-4) 2607075103

A study of the structure and function of the human body. Course includes anatomical terminology and principles of cell biology followed by an in-depth study of tissues and the integumentary, skeletal, muscular and nervous systems. Prerequisite: One year high school biology (or 4 semester hours college biology) and one year high school chemistry (or 4 semester hours college chemistry); or BIOL 1371. Assessment Levels: R3, E3, M2.

BIOL 2402. HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY II (3-3-4) 2607075103

A continuation of the study of the structure and function of the human body. Detailed study of special senses and the endocrine, urinary, cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive and reproductive systems and human development. Prerequisite: BIOL 2401. Assessment Levels: R3, E3, M2.

BIOL 2404. FOUNDATIONS OF ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY (3-3-4) 260707103

One-semester course of human structure and function (lecture and laboratory). The study of anatomical terminology, cell biology, tissues and the integumentary, musculoskeletal, neuroendocrine, cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive systems. This course is designed for students pursuing degrees and careers in Pharmacy Technology, Respiratory Therapy, Dental Hygiene, Nuclear Medicine Technology, and Medical Laboratory Technology. BIOL 2404 is not a substitute for BIOL 2401 or BIOL 2402. BIOL 1371 is not a substitute for BIOL 2404. Assessment Levels: R3, E3, M2.

BIOL 2416. GENETICS (3-3-4) 2608045103

A study of the principles of molecular and classical genetics and the function and transmission of hereditary material. Includes studies of the following topics: Mendelian Patterns of Inheritance, Molecular Genetics (including nucleic acid structure, replication and protein synthesis, gene and chromosomal mutations, gene expression, regulations of gene activity, genetic engineering, recombinant DNA and biotechnology) and Population Genetics. Recommended for students majoring in the biological sciences and related disciplines. Prerequisites: BIOL 1407 and CHEM 1412, or their equivalents, or instructor’s permission. Assessment Levels: R3, E3, M3.

BIOL 2420. MICROBIOLOGY AND CLINICAL PATHOLOGY (3-3-4) 2605035103

A study of microorganisms; emphasis on microbe morphology and physiology; principles of disinfection, sterilization, immunity and pathogenicity. This course is intended for pre-nursing and associate-degree nursing majors, dental hygiene, premedical technology, respiratory therapy and surgical technology majors. Students may take this nonmajor’s course (BIOL 2420) or the major’s track course (BIOL 2421) but

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COURSE DESCRIPTIONS not both. Prerequisites: one year of high school biology (or 4 semester hours of biology) and CHEM 1406 or equivalent. Assessment Levels: R3, E2, M2.

BIOL 2421. MICROBIOLOGY (3-3-4) 2605035103

Foundations in microbiological concepts for students majoring in the biological sciences and others majoring in sciences that require an emphasis in biology (pre-medical, predental, pre-veterinary medicine, pre-pharmacy, etc.) are provided. Topics of study are the morphology, physiology, taxonomy, ecological associations, infection and immunity of bacteria, fungi, protists and viruses. Laboratory includes the handling and pureculture techniques needed for the isolation, growth and taxonomic elucidation of various microbes. Students may take this major’s track course (BIOL 2421) or the nonmajor’s course (BIOL 2420) but not both. Prerequisites: BIOL 1406 and CHEM 1412 or their equivalents or instructor’s permission. Assessment Levels: R3, E3, M3.

BIOL 2428. VERTEBRATE ZOOLOGY (3-3-4) 2607015303

Evolution of chordate structure as evidenced by comparative morphology and embryology of vertebrates; for biology majors, pre-medical and pre-dental students. Prerequisite: BIOL 1407 or 1413, or equivalent. Assessment Levels: R3, E3, M2.

BITC - Biotechnology

BITC 1403. PRINCIPLES OF BIOCHEMISTRY (3-4-4) 41.0101

Structure, function, and cellular metabolism of various biomolecules. Concentrates on the intra- and intermolecular conversion of biomolecules. Knowledge in this area is directly applicable to analysis and processing of biomolecules and their pertinence to biotechnology as it relates to biopharmaceuticals, biodiagnostics, fermentation, and biomanufacturing. Prerequisite: BIOL 1414. Assessment Levels: R3, E3, M3.

BITC 1404. PRINCIPLES OF BIOMANUFACTURING (3-4-4) 41.0101

An introduction to manufacturing practices and standard operating procedures as required by industry standards and guidelines. Upstream processing including the growth and maintenance of cell cultures, use of equipment such as the biological safety cabinet and fermentor, and ELISA techniques. Downstream scale-up processes that follow fermentations, bioreactors, and bioremediation. Prerequisite: BIOL 1414. Assessment Levels: R3, E3, M3.

BITC 1491. SPECIAL TOPICS IN BIOLOGICAL TECHNOLOGY/ TECHNICIAN (3-4-4) 41.0101

Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledges, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course was designed to be repeated multiple times to improve student proficiency. Prerequisite: BIOL 1414 or Departmental approval. Assessment levels: R3, E3, M3.

BITC 2386. INTERNSHIP-BIOLOGY TECHNICIAN/BIOTECHNOLOGY LABORATORY TECHNICIAN (CAPSTONE) (0-18-3) 41.0101

The experience can be internal to the college where the student prepares kits for the Biotechnology Program for distribution under the supervision of a trained DMC instructor. Activities include designing laboratory protocols for classroom use. Or the experience can be external to the college, where the student is mentored and supervised by a workplace employee. This may be paid or unpaid experience. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (Capstone course for Biotechnology certificate or elective for AAS degree). Prerequisites: Assigned by the College. Assessment Levels: R3, E3, M3.

BITC 2411. BIOTECHNOLOGY LABORATORY INSTRUMENTATION (3-4-4) 41.0101

Theory, applications, and operation of various biotechnology-related analytical instruments. Addresses separation and identification techniques including electrophoresis, spectrophotomery, and chromatography. Prerequisite: BIOL 1415 or

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BITC 2431. CELL CULTURE TECHNIQUES (3-4-4) 41.0101

Theory and applications of cell culture techniques. Laboratory emphasizes the principles and practices of initiation, cultivation, maintenance, and the preservation of cell lines and applications. Prerequisites: BIOL 1414 or Departmental Approval. Assessment Levels: R3, E3, M3.

BITC 2441. MOLECULAR BIOLOGY TECHNIQUES (3-4-4) 41.0101

An introduction to Biotechnology and Biotechnology laboratory instrumentation. Prerequisites: BIOL1406, BIOL 1415 or Departmental approval. Assessment Levels: R3, E3, M3.

BITC 2445. MEDICAL BIOTECHNOLOGY (3-3-4) 41.0101

Biotechnology as it applies to medicine and medical research. Includes molecular mechanisms underlying diseases such as cancer, diabetes, heart disease, and AIDS. Course covers the applications of biotechnology to the diagnosis and treatment of disease as well as the development of drugs and therapeutic agents. Emphasizes research and medical-related biotechnology methods and laboratory procedures. Assessment Levels: R3, E3, M3.

BMGT - Business Administration and Management, General BMGT 1174. SEMINAR (1-0-1) 52.0201

Topics address current events, skills and technologies relevant to a career in management or marketing. Included will be a study of workplace diversity, technology, teamwork, cultural factors, technical writing skills and resume preparation. Utilizes the Internet and other resources to explore career opportunities. Requires concurrent enrollment in related practicum. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

BMGT 1264. PRACTICUM - OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT AND SUPERVISION (CAPSTONE) (0-18-2) 52.0205

Practical, general workplace training supported by an individualized learning plan developed by the employer, college and student. Requires concurrent enrollment in BMGT 1174. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

BMGT 1301. SUPERVISION (CAPSTONE) (3-0-3) 52.0201

The role of the supervisor. Includes managerial functions as applied to leadership, counseling, motivation and human relations skills. Course is designed for those who aspire to be supervisors as well as those practicing managers who wish to supplement their work experience. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

BMGT 1327. PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT (3-0-3) 52.0201

Concepts, terminology, principles, theories and issues in the field of management. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

BMGT 1331. PRODUCTION AND OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT (3-0-3) 52.0205

Fundamentals of techniques used in the practice of production and operations management. Includes location, design and resource allocation. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

BMGT 1341. BUSINESS ESTHICS (3-0-3) 52.0201

Discussion of ethical issues, the development of a moral frame of reference, and the need for an awareness of social responsibility in management practices and business activities. Includes ethical corporate responsibility. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

BMGT 2268. PRACTICUM - BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION AND MANAGEMENT, GENERAL (0-18-2) 52.0201

Practical, general workplace training supported by an individualized learning plan developed by the employer, college and student. Assessment Levels: R2, E2, M2.

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COURSE DESCRIPTIONS BMGT 2303. PROBLEM SOLVING AND DECISION MAKING (CAPSTONE) (3-0-3) 52.0201

Decision-making and problem-solving processes in organizations, utilizing logical and creative problem solving techniques. Application of theory is provided by experiential activities using managerial decision tools. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

BMGT 2305. ADVANCED COMMUNICATIONS (3-0-3) 52.0201

A study of advanced principles of oral and written communications for managers. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

BMGT 2309. LEADERSHIP (CAPSTONE) (3-0-3) 52.0201

Leadership and its relationship to management. Prepares the student with leadership and communication skills needed to motivate and identify leadership styles. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

BMGT 2331. PRINCIPLES OF QUALITY MANAGEMENT (3-0-3) 52.0203

Includes planning and implementing quality programs in an organization and analyzing cost/benefit of quality. Also covers the impact of employee empowerment. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

BMGT 2341. STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT (3-0-3) 52.0201

Strategic management process, including analysis of how organizations develop and implement a strategy for achieving organizational objectives in a changing environment. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

BMGT 2368. PRACTICUM-BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION AND MANAGEMENT, GENERAL (0-30-3) 52.0201

Practical, general workplace training supported by an individualized learning plan developed by the employer, college and student. Assessment Levels: R3, E3, M2

BNKG - Banking and Finance

BNKG 1303. PRINCIPLES OF BANK OPERATION (3-0-3) 52.0803

Overview of the fundamental banking functions and the role of regulation in the banking industry. Explanation of financial products and services to various markets. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

BNKG 1305. TELLER TRAINING (3-0-3) 52.0803

Application of the functions related to negotiable instruments, cash control, handling money and balancing. Explanation of compliance and regulation issues affecting bank tellers. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

BNKG 1340. MONEY AND FINANCIAL MARKETS (3-0-3) 52.0803

Monetary policy and its related effects on financial intermediaries. Includes financial markets, regulatory functions and structures. Addresses investment and funds management. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

BNKG 1343. LAW AND BANKING (3-0-3) 52.0803

Sources of law and banking regulation. Emphasis on the laws relating to contracts, negotiable instruments, secured transactions and consumer credit. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

BNKG 1345. CONSUMER LENDING (CAPSTONE) (3-0-3) 52.0803

A study of the different types of consumer loans. Identify the federal regulations and state laws pertaining to collection and serving of a consumer loan and relate consumer credit to the lending process. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

BNKG 1349. COMMERCIAL LENDING (CAPSTONE) (3-0-3) 52.0803

An overview of the commercial lending market and process with emphasis on credit analysis, evaluation, federal regulations and state laws. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

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COURSE DESCRIPTIONS BNKG 1351. SELLING BANK/FINANCIAL PRODUCTS AND SERVICES (CAPSTONE) (3-0-3) 52.0803

Characteristics and benefits of bank/financial products and services. Emphasis on the personal selling process and quality customer service. Application of personal selling, cross-selling and related product benefits to individual customer needs. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

BNKG 1356. ANALYZING FINANCIAL STATEMENTS (3-0-3) 52.0803

A study of the process of evaluating financial statements, cash flow and ratio analysis of individuals and businesses. Emphasis on the relationship of comparative analysis and industry standards. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

BUSG - Business, General

BUSG 1341. SMALL BUSINESS FINANCING (3-0-3) 52.0703

Financial structure of a small business. Includes business financing, budgeting, record keeping, taxation, insurance and banking. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

BUSG 2309. SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT/ENTREPRENEURSHIP (3-0-3) 52.0703

Starting, operating, and growing a small business. Includes essential management skills, how to prepare a business plan, accounting, financial needs, staffing, marketing strategies and legal issues. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

BUSI - Business

BUSI 1301. BUSINESS PRINCIPLES (3-0-3) 5201015104

Course provides a survey of economic systems, forms of business ownership, and considerations for running a business. Students will learn various aspects of business, management, and leadership functions; organizational considerations; and decisionmaking processes. Financial topics are introduced, including accounting, money, and banking, and securities markets. Also included are discussions of business challenges in the legal and regulatory environment, business ethics, social responsibility, and international business. Emphasized is the dynamic role of business in everyday life. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

BUSI 2301. BUSINESS LAW (3-0-3) 22.0101.5124

Course provides the student with foundational information about the U.S. legal system and dispute resolution, and their impact on business. The major content areas will include general principles of law, the relationship of business and the U.S. Constitution, state and federal legal systems, the relationship between law and ethics, contracts, sales, torts, agency law, intellectual property, and business law in the global context. Prerequisites: High school coursework in U.S. history and government. Assessment Levels: R3, E3, M1.

CBFM - Building/Property Maintenance and Manager

CBFM 1321. INDUSTRIAL SCAFFOLDING AND RIGGING (3-1-3) 46.0408

Elevated work situations including ladders, rigging, scaffolding, work platforms, and aerial lifts. Also covers personal protective equipment such as fall restraints. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

CBFM 2317. MECHANICAL MAINTENANCE (3-0-3) 46.0401

General principles of mechanical and electrical systems as related to inspection, repair and preventative maintenance of facility equipment. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

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CDEC - Child Development/Early Childhood

CDEC 1223. OBSERVATION AND ASSESSMENT (2-1-2) 19.0709

A study of observation skills, assessment techniques and documentation of children’s development. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M0.

CDEC 1313. CURRICULUM RESOURCES FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD PROGRAMS (3-1-3) 19.0709

A study of the fundamentals of developmentally appropriate curriculum design and implementation in early care and education programs for children birth to age eight. Assessment Levels: R1, El, M0.

CDEC 1319. CHILD GUIDANCE (3-1-3) 19.0709

Exploration of guidance strategies for promoting pro-social behaviors with individual and groups of children. Emphasis on positive guidance principles and techniques, family involvement and cultural influences. Assessment Levels: R1, El, M0.

CDEC 1321. THE INFANT AND TODDLER (3-1-3) 19.0709

A study of appropriate infant and toddler programs (birth to age 3), including an overview of development, quality routines, learning environments, materials and activities, and teaching/guidance techniques. Assessment Levels: R1, El, M0.

CDEC 1356. EMERGENT LITERACY FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD (3-0-3) 19.0706

Exploration of principles, methods and materials for teaching language and literacy through a play-based integrated curriculum to children from birth through age eight. Assessment Levels: R1, El, M0.

CDEC 1358. CREATIVE ARTS FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD (3-0-3) 19.0709

Exploration of principles, methods and materials for teaching music, movement, visual arts and dramatic play through process-oriented experiences to support divergent thinking for children from birth through age eight. Assessment Levels: R1, El, M0.

CDEC 1359. CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS (3-1-3) 19.0709

Survey of information regarding children with special needs including possible causes and characteristics of exceptionalities, intervention strategies, available resources, referral processes, the advocacy role and legislative issues. Assessment Levels: R1, El, M0.

CDEC 1394. SPECIAL TOPICS IN CHILD CARE PROVIDER/ASSISTANT (3-1-3) 19.0709

Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course was designed to be repeated multiple times to improve student proficiency. Assessment Levels: R1, El, M0.

CDEC 1396. SPECIAL TOPICS IN CHILD CARE AND SUPPORT SERVICES MANAGEMENT (3-1-3) 19.0708

Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course was designed to be repeated multiple times to improve student proficiency. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M0.

CDEC 2287. INTERNSHIP I - CHILD CARE PROVIDER/ASSISTANT (0-82) 19.0709

Work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills and concepts. A learning plan is developed by the College and the employer. Prerequisites: CDEC 1356, 1358, or 2307 or instructor approval. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M0.

CDEC 2288. INTERNSHIP II - CHILD CARE PROVIDER/ASSISTANT (CAPSTONE) (0-8-2) 19.0709

Work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills and concepts. A learning plan is developed by the College

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CDEC 2307. MATH AND SCIENCE FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD (3-0-3) 19.0709

Exploration of principles, methods and materials for teaching children math and science concepts and process skills through discovery and play. Assessment Levels: R1, El, M0.

CDEC 2326. ADMINISTRATION OF PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN I (3-1-3) 19.0708

Application of management procedures for early care and education programs. Includes planning, operating, supervising and evaluating programs. Topics cover philosophy, types of programs, policies, fiscal management, regulations, staffing, evaluation and communication. Assessment Levels: R1, El, M0.

CDEC 2328. ADMINISTRATION OF PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN II (3-1-3) 19.0708

In-depth study of the skills and techniques in managing early care and education programs, including legal and ethical issues, personnel management, team building, leadership, conflict resolution, stress management advocacy, professionalism, fiscal analysis and planning parent education/partnerships. Assessment Levels: R1, El, M0.

CDEC 2341. THE SCHOOL AGE CHILD (3-1-3) 19.0709

A study of programs for the school age child, including an overview of development, learning environments, materials, activities and guidance techniques. Assessment Levels: R1, El, M0.

CDEC 2386. INTERNSHIP - CHILD CARE PROVIDER/ASSISTANT (CAPSTONE) (0-12-3) 19.0709

Work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills and concepts. A learning plan is developed by the College and the employer. Prerequisites: TECA 1311, 1354, CDEC 1313, 1356. Assessment Levels: R1, El, M1.

CETT - Computer Engineering Technology CETT 1303. DC CIRCUITS (1-6-3) 15.1201

A study of the fundamentals of direct current including Ohm’s law, Kirchhoff’s laws and circuit analysis techniques. Emphasis on circuit analysis of resistive networks and DC measurements. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

CETT 1304. HIGH-RELIABILITY SOLDERING (2-4-3) 15.1201

Instruction in this course will teach high reliability soldering, desoldering, circuitry repair, plated-thru-hole repairs, conformal coating removal, basic EOS ESD control, surface mount device (SMD) installation, removal and replacement using hand held systems or reflow workstations. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

CETT 1305. AC CIRCUITS (1-6-3) 15.1201

A study of the fundamentals of alternating current including series and parallel AC circuits; phasors, capacitive and inductive networks, transformers, and resonance. Analyze AC circuits using appropriate mathematical formulas; troubleshoot various AC circuits using schematic diagrams; and apply and interpret basic principles of magnetism. Prerequisite: CETT 1303. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

CETT 1329. SOLID STATE DEVICES (1-6-3) 15.1201

A study of diodes, transistor characteristics and other semiconductor devices, including analysis of static and dynamic characteristics, biasing techniques and thermal considerations. Co-requisite or prerequisite: CETT 1305. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

CETT 1341. SOLID STATE CIRCUITS (1-6-3) 15.1201

A study of various semiconductor devices incorporated in circuits and their applications. Emphasis on circuit construction, measurements and analysis. Co-requisite or prerequisite: CETT 1305 and 1329. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

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COURSE DESCRIPTIONS CETT 1402. ELECTRICITY PRINCIPLES (2-6-4) 15.1201

Principles of electricity as required by VAC technicians including proper use of test equipment, A/C and D/C circuits and component theory and operation. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

CETT 1409. DC-AC CIRCUITS (3-4-4) 15.1201

Fundamentals of DC circuits and AC circuits operation including Ohm’s law, Kirchhoff’s laws, networks, transformers, resonance, phasors, capacitive and inductive and circuit analysis techniques. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

CETT 1415. DIGITAL APPLICATIONS (3-4-4) 15.1201

Investigation of combinational and sequential logic elements and circuits with emphasis on design and troubleshooting of combinational and sequential circuits. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M2.

CETT 2388. INTERNSHIP-COMPUTER ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY/ TECHNICIAN (1-8-2) 15.1201

Work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills and concepts. A learning plan is developed by the College and the employer. Prerequisite: minimum of 50 hours toward CNET degree. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

CHEF - Culinary Arts/Chef Training

CHEF 1301. BASIC FOOD PREPARATION (2-3-3) 12.0503

A study of the fundamental principles of food preparation and cookery to include Brigade System, cooking techniques, material handling, heat transfer, sanitation, safety, nutrition and professionalism. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

CHEF 1305. SANITATION AND SAFETY (3-0-3) 12.0503

A study of personal cleanliness; sanitary practices in food preparation; causes, investigation, control of illness caused by food contamination (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points); and workplace safety standards. Assessment Levels: R2, E2 , M1.

CHEF 1310. GARDE MANGER (2-3-3) 12.0503

A study of cold foods and garnishes. Emphasis on design, techniques and display of fine foods. Prerequisite: CHEF 1301, 1305. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

CHEF 1314. A LA CARTE COOKING (2-3-3) 12.0503

A course in a la carte or “cooking to order” concepts. Topics include menu and recipe interpretation and conversion, organization of work station, employment of appropriate cooking methods, plating and saucing principles. Prerequisites: CHEF 1301, 1305, 2302. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

CHEF 1341. AMERICAN REGIONAL CUISINE (2-3-3) 12.0503

A study of the development of regional cuisines in the United States with emphasis on the similarities in production and service systems. Application of skills to develop, organize and acquire knowledge of recipe strategies and production systems. Prerequisites: CHEF 1301, 1305,1310, 2302. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

CHEF 1380. COOPERATIVE EDUCATION-CULINARY ARTS/CHEF TRAINING (1-20-3) 12.0503

Career-related activities encountered in the student’s area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the College, employer and student. Under supervision of the College and the employer, combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component. Prerequisite: CHEF 1301, 1305. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

CHEF 1445. INTERNATIONAL CUISINE (3-3-4) 12.0503

A study of classical cooking skills associated with the preparation and service of international and ethnic cuisines. Topics include similarities between food production systems used in the United States and other regions of the world. Prerequisites: CHEF

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COURSE DESCRIPTIONS 1301, 1305, 1310, 2302. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

CHEF 2302. SAUCIER (2-3-3) 12.0503

Instruction in the preparation of stocks, soups, classical sauces, contemporary sauces, accompaniments and the pairing of sauces with a variety of foods. Prerequisites: CHEF 1301, 1305, 1310. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

CHEF 2380. COOPERATIVE EDUCATION-CULINARY ARTS/CHEF TRAINING (1-20-3) 12.0503

Career-related activities encountered in the student’s area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer and student. Under the supervision of the College and the employer, combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component. Prerequisites: CHEF 1301, 1305, 1380. Assessment Levels: R2, E2, M2.

CHEM - Chemistry

CHEM 1405. INTRODUCTORY CHEMISTRY I (3-3-4) 4005015103

First semester of chemistry for students in nonscience and/or technical applied science majors and for majors in some baccalaureate nursing programs. An introduction to the fundamental principles of inorganic and organic chemistry, including measurements, matter and energy, atomic theory, reactions, stoichiometry and chemical formulas of both inorganic and selected organic compounds. Credit not given for both this course and CHEM 1406 or 1411. Assessment Levels: R3, E2, M2.

CHEM 1406. BASIC CHEMISTRY (3-3-4) 4005015103

Fundamentals of inorganic, organic and physiological chemistry; recommended for students in nursing or other programs requiring a one- semester lab course in chemistry; credit not given for both this course and CHEM 1405 or 1411. Assessment Levels: R3, E2, M2.

CHEM 1407. INTRODUCTORY CHEMISTRY II (3-3-4) 4005015103

Second semester of chemistry for students in nonscience and/or technical applied science majors and for majors in some baccalaureate nursing programs. A continuation of the fundamentals of inorganic and organic chemistry, including selected biochemistry concepts, gases, liquids and solids, solutions, chemical equilibria, oxidation/reduction, electrochemistry and nuclear chemistry. Credit not given for both this course and CHEM 1412. Prerequisites: CHEM 1405 or 1406, or permission of the department chairperson. Assessment Levels: R3, E3, M2.

CHEM 1411. GENERAL INORGANIC CHEMISTRY I (3-3-4) 4005015203

First semester of freshman chemistry for students in science, engineering, or medicine. An introduction to the principles of chemistry, including the study of metals, nonmetals, compounds, chemical formulas and equations, stoichiometry, gas laws, atomic structure, chemical bonding, thermochemistry, periodic properties and trends and the electrolytic behavior of solutions. Laboratory emphasis on the quantitative approach. Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment or credit in MATH 1314 or equivalent. Assessment Levels: R3, E3, M3.

CHEM 1412. GENERAL INORGANIC CHEMISTRY II (3-3-4) 4005015203

A continuation of the study of chemical principles with an emphasis on properties of solutions including colligative effects, chemical thermodynamics, reaction kinetics, chemical equilibrium, acid/base properties and equilibria, electrochemistry and nuclear chemistry. Credit not given for both this course and CHEM 1407. Prerequisites: CHEM 1411 and MATH 1314 or equivalent. Assessment Levels: R3, E3, M3.

CHEM 2123. ORGANIC CHEMISTRY LABORATORY I (0-4-1) 4005045203

Techniques and practice of organic chemistry laboratory. Prerequisite: Registration for CHEM 2323 or permission of instructor and department chair. Assessment Levels: R3, E3, M3.

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COURSE DESCRIPTIONS CHEM 2125. ORGANIC CHEMISTRY LABORATORY II (0-4-2) 4005045203

A continuation of CHEM 2123, including multistep syntheses and qualitative organic analysis. Prerequisite: Registration for CHEM 2325 or permission of instructor and department chair. Assessment Levels: R3, E3, M3.

CHEM 2323. ORGANIC CHEMISTRY I (3-0-3) 4005045203

Principles and techniques of organic chemistry; bonding, molecular structure and properties, nomenclature, thermodynamics and kinetics, stereochemistry, organic reactions and syntheses. Prerequisite: CHEM 1412 and registration for CHEM 2123 or permission of instructor and department chair. Assessment Levels: R3, E3, M3.

CHEM 2325. ORGANIC CHEMISTRY II (3-0-3) 4005045203

A continuation of CHEM 2323; IR, UV and NMR spectroscopy, survey of properties, preparations and reactions of important functional groups, introduction to biochemistry. Prerequisites: CHEM 2123, 2323 and registration for CHEM 2125 or permission of instructor and department chair. Assessment Levels: R3, E3, M3.

CJLE - Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement

CJLE 1245. INTERMEDIATE CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (CAPSTONE) (2-0-2) 43.0107

Topics include objectives, preparations, procedures, and methods of crime scene search; value of crime scene sketches and their relationship to crime scene photographs; fingerprints as physical evidence, fingerprint identification and classification, types of impressions and techniques for locating and developing impressions. Satisfies Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCLEOSE) Course #2106. Assessment Levels: R2, E2, M1.

CJLE 1249. INTERMEDIATE ARREST, SEARCH AND SEIZURE (2-0-2) 43.0107

Probable cause; detention and arrest; exceptions to search warrant requirements; principles of preparing valid search warrants; pretrial suppression hearings; and civil liability for improper arrests, searches, and seizures. Assessment Levels: R2, E2, M1.

CJLE 1259. INTERMEDIATE SPANISH FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT (2-0-2) 43.0107

Practical Spanish communication skills for law enforcement. Meets the requirements as established by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCLEOSE) Course 2110. Assessment Levels: R2, E2, M1.

CJLE 1303. BASIC TELECOMMUNICATION CERTIFICATION (3-0-3) 43.0107

Topics include overview of law enforcement functions, history of public safety communications, federal laws regulating public safety communications, radio communication systems, radio operations, fire and EMS dispatch considerations, telephone operations, law enforcement information systems, communication records, logs and documentation, legal issues, emergency management, police emergency situations, 911 computer aided dispatch, media relations, stress management and crisis intervention. Assessment Levels: R2, E2, M1.

CJLE 1358. RIGHTS OF PRISONERS (3-0-3) 43.0107

Legal rights of convicted offenders incarcerated in state and federal penal institutions. Emphasizes constitutional principles, case law, and federal and state statutes concerning prisoner rights. Assessment Levels: R2, E2, M1.

CJLE 1506. BASIC PEACE OFFICER I (3-8-5) 43.0107

Basic preparation for a new peace officer. Should be taken in conjunction with Basic Peace Officer II, III, IV, and V (supplement) to satisfy the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) approved Basic Peace Officer Training Academy. ***THIS COURSE MAY BE OFFERED ONLY BY INSTITUTIONS LICENSED AS A POLICE ACADEMY BY TCLEOSE.*** Prerequisite: approval of department advisor.

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COURSE DESCRIPTIONS CJLE 1512. BASIC PEACE OFFICER II (3-8-5) 43.0107

Basic preparation for a new peace officer. Should be taken in conjunction with Basic Peace Officer I, III, IV, and V (supplement) to satisfy the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) approved Basic Peace Officer Academy. ***THIS COURSE MAY BE OFFERED ONLY BY INSTITUTIONS LICENSED AS A POLICE ACADEMY BY TCLEOSE.*** Prerequisite: approval of department advisor.

CJLE 1518. BASIC PEACE OFFICER III (3-8-5) 43.0107

Basic preparation for a new peace officer. Should be taken in conjunction with Basic Peace Officer I, II, IV, and V (supplement) to satisfy the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) approved Basic Peace Officer Academy. ***THIS COURSE MAY BE OFFERED ONLY BY INSTITUTIONS LICENSED AS A POLICE ACADEMY BY TCLEOSE.*** Prerequisite: approval of department advisor.

CJLE 1524. BASIC PEACE OFFICER IV (CAPSTONE) (3-8-5) 43.0107

Basic preparation for a new peace officer. Should be taken in conjunction with Basic Peace Officer I, II, III, and V (supplement) to satisfy the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) approved Basic Peace Officer Training Academy. ***THIS COURSE MAY BE OFFERED ONLY BY INSTITUTIONS LICENSED AS A POLICE ACADEMY BY TCLEOSE.*** Prerequisite: approval of department advisor.

CJLE 2333. ADVANCED COMMUNICATIONS (3-0-3) 43.0107

Advanced course in emergency communications including financing and funding alternatives, interagency and jurisdictional/political considerations, technical system designs, public education, database development for computer aided dispatch and 911 and communication center management. Assessment Levels: R2, E2, M1.

CJSA - Criminal Justice Studies

CJSA 1251. USE OF FORCE (2-0-2) 43.0104

A study of the use of force including introduction to and statutory authority for the use of force, force options, deadly force, and related legal issues. Fulfills the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCLEOSE) Use of Force Intermediate Certificate requirement. This course was designed to be repeated multiple times to improve student proficiency. Assessment Levels: R2, E2, M1.

CJSA 1302. PRIVATE SECURITY OFFICER TRAINING (3-0-3) 43.0109

Critical study of the provisions of the Texas Private Investigators and Private Security Agencies Act. Topics include the impact of the code on procedures and policies, judicial interpretation of statutes and related procedures, and rules and regulations. Satisfies the requirements for Commissioned Security Officer Skill Certification. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

CJSA 1308. CRIMINALISTICS I (3-0-3) 43.0104

An introduction to the filed field of criminalistics. Topics include the application of scientific and technical methods in the investigation of crime including location, identification and handling of evidence for scientific analysis. Assessment Levels: R2, E2, M1.

CJSA 1393. SPECIAL TOPICS IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE STUDIES: CRIME SCENE PHOTOGRAPHY (2-2-3) 43.0104

Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course was designed to be repeated multiple times to improve student proficiency. (Crime Scene Photography) Assessment Levels: R2, E2, M1.

CJSA 2302. POLICE MANAGEMENT SUPERVISION AND RELATED TOPICS (3-0-3) 43.0103

Techniques and theories regarding dealing with people, their performance and problems. Topics include basic supervision, leadership, time, management, first-line supervision and management by objectives. Assessment Levels: R2, E2, M1.

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COURSE DESCRIPTIONS CJSA 2323. CRIMINALISTICS II (2-4-3) 43.0104

Theory and practice of crime scene investigation. Topics include report writing, blood and other body fluids, document examination, etchings, casts and molds, glass fractures, use of microscope, and firearms identification. Assessment Levels: R2, E2, M1.

CJSA 2331. CHILD ABUSE: PREVENTION AND INVESTIGATION (3-0-3) 43.0104

Forms of child abuse and neglect and the traits of typical abusers. Includes strategies to investigate abuse, interview victims and witnesses, document evidence in accordance with state law and conduct case studies. Assessment Levels: R2, E2, M1.

CJSA 2332. CRIMINALISTICS III (2-4-3) 43.0104

A study of the practical aspects of criminalistics procedures. Topics include crime scene investigation, collecting and presenting evidence, and testifying in court. Assessment Levels: R2, E2, M1.

CJSA 2371. POLICE COMMUNITY RELATIONS (3-0-3) 43.0103

An overview of the role of progressive police activity and the individual officer in achieving and maintaining positive public support, human relations and information relationships necessary in policing a complex society, including community policing concepts. Assessment Levels: R2, E2, M1.

CJSA 2373. HOMICIDE INVESTIGATION (2-2-3) 43.0104

Instruction and practical skill development in the investigation of homicides and other deaths. Includes the preliminary investigation, the crime scene, investigative duties, documentation, and identification of suspects. The course is designed to provide hands on investigative practices in addition to theory and lecture. Assessment Levels: R2, E2, M1.

CMSW - Clinical and Medical Social Work

CMSW 1323. THE EXCEPTIONAL PERSON (3-0-3) 51.1503

A study of physical, intellectual, and learning disabilities, sensory deficits, and the exceptionally gifted individual throughout the lifespan. Includes educational approaches and an introduction to the continuum of service delivery systems for various disabilities and conditions. Assessment Levels: R1, E1, M1.

CMSW 1341. BEHAVIORAL MODIFICATION WITH COGNITIVE