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City College is a not for profit private senior college in Florida accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) to award Diplomas, Associate of Science and …

City College is a not for profit private senior college in Florida accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) to award Diplomas, Associate of Science and Bachelor of Science degrees. City College campuses are located in Fort Lauderdale, Gainesville, Miami, Hollywood and Altamonte Springs (Orlando)

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  • 1. 1 | Section Title
  • 2. MAIN CAMPUS - 2000 W. Commercial Blvd. Suite 200, BRANCH CAMPUS - 9300 S. Dadeland Blvd., Suite 200,Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309 Tel. (954) 492-5353 Fax (954) 491-1965 Miami, FL 33156 Tel. (305) 666-9242 Fax (305) 666-9243http://www.citycollege.edu http://www.citycollege.eduBRANCH CAMPUS - 7001 N.W. 4th Blvd., Gainesville, FL 32607 BRANCH CAMPUS - 6565 Taft Street Suite 207, Hollywood, FL 33024Tel. (352) 335-4000 Fax (352) 335-4303 Tel. (954) 744-1777 Fax (954) 983-0118http://www.citycollege.edu http://www.citycollege.edu2012-2013 Published December 2011 Vol. XVIIIThis catalog is current as of the time of printing. The College reserves the right to make changes in course content, equipment, materials, organizationalpolicy, tuition, and curriculum as circumstances dictate, subsequent to publication. The College expects its students to have knowledge of theinformation presented in this catalog and in other publications.The College is in compliance with the following: Title IV (The Civil Rights Act), Title IX (Discrimination on the Basis of Sex), The Equal Credit OpportunityAct (Discrimination in Lending), and The Age Discrimination Act. City College, 2000 W. Commercial Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL; 7001 N.W. 4th Blvd.,Gainesville, FL; 6565 Taft Street, Hollywood, FL, and 9300 S. Dadeland Blvd., Miami, FL, admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin toall rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the institution. It does not discriminate on the basis ofrace, color, or national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic andother institutionally administered programs.Students featured on cover (from left to right): Laura Caiazza, Graduate, Associate of Science in Broadcasting; Sunnie Williams, Graduate, Bachelor of Sciencein Business Administration; Douglas Carl, Student, Associate of Science in Emergency Medical Services; Najibe Eldik, Student, Associate of Science in EmergencyMedical Services.2 | Introduction
  • 3. A Message From the PresidentOn behalf of the entire City College family, welcome! We are glad that you have chosen to pursue yourgoals and dreams here. City College provides students with services in financial aid, tutoring, careeradvising, and job placement. Please take advantage of the many opportunities afforded to you at theCollege.At City College “Your Job Tomorrow is our Job Today”. We are committed to your success and believe inyour potential to grow academically, personally, and professionally. Education is the key to success. Welook forward to seeing you at graduation!Esther Fike,President3 | A Message From the President
  • 4. Table of Contents Refund Distribution Policy for Federal Title IV Programs General College Information 20 22 Office/Class Hours 22 A Message From the President 3 Change of Name or Address 22About City College 7 Degrees and Diplomas 22 Statement of Control 7 Bulletin Boards 22 Officers and Directors 7 Professional Dress Code 22 City College Board of Governors 7 Honor Code 22 Accreditation 7 Facilities 22 Children on Campus 22 State License 7 Parking 22 Approvals 7 Use of School Equipment and Property 22College Background 8 Loss of Personal Property 22 History 8 School Closing 22 Philosophy 8 Alcohol/Drug Possession, Usage and Distribution Policy 22 Mission 8 Drug Abuse Program 22 Goals and Objectives 8 Annual Crime Report/Clery Act 23 Facilities 8 Grievance Procedure 23 Equipment 8 Safe Place 23Admissions Policies and Procedures 11 Student Services 23 Application Procedures 11 Career Assistance and Development 23 Entrance Requirements 11 Tutoring 23 Home Schooling 11 Student Organizations 23 International Students 11 Fort Lauderdale 24 International High School and College Transcripts 11 Gainesville 24 Admissions Entrance Examinations 12 Hollywood 24 Essential Courses 12 Miami 24 Admissions Testing Exemptions 12 ABK Honor Society 24 Academic Entrance/Placement Requirements 12 Library 24 Advanced Placement Through Credit by Examination 12 Orientation 24 Advanced Standing for Professional Life/Work Experience 12 Housing 24 Advanced Placement for LPNs (Licensed Practical Nurses) 13 Services Available for Students With Disabilities 24 Transfer Credits 13 Policy Regarding Documentation of Disabilities 24 Transfer Credit for Students with Associate Degrees 13 Academic Policies and Procedures 27 Transfer Credit for Students with a Bachelor Degree or Higher 13 Unit of Credit 27 Transfer Credit for Students with Advanced Placement (AP) 13 Transfer of Active Paramedic License 14 Grading System 27 Incomplete Grade 27 Transfer Credits for RN to BSN (Bachelor of Science in Nursing) 14 Transfer Courses 27 Transferability of Credit 14 Advanced Standing for Professional Life/Work Experience 27 Criminal Background Checks 14 Course Withdrawals 27Financial Aid Information 17 Essential Courses 27 Loan Programs 17 Repeated Courses 27 William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Programs 17 Repeated Courses in EMS and Nursing Programs 27 Typical Repayment Plans 17 Grade Penalty 28 Scholarships and Grants 17 Course Prerequisites 28 The Florida Association of Post Secondary Schools and Colleges (FAPSC) Course Cancellation 28 Scholarship Program (Fort Lauderdale Campus Only) 17 Course Numbering Guide 28 Florida Bright Future Scholarship Program 18 Florida’s Statewide Course Numbering System 28 Richard W. Skidmore Scholarship Fund 18 General Rule for Course Equivalencies 28 The C.M. Fike Memorial Grant for nursing students The Course Prefix 29 enrolling in the RN – BSN program at City College 18 Authority for Acceptance of Equivalent Courses 29 The C.M. Fike Memorial Scholarship for Surgical Technology Exceptions to the General Rule for Equivalency 29 and Anesthesia Technology students 18 Courses at Non regionally Accredited Institutions 29 Federal Pell Grant 18 Dropping or Adding Courses 29 Florida Student Assistance Grant 18 Change of Program 29 Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant 19 Dual Degree 29 Federal Work-Study 19 Auditing Classes 30 Policies and Procedures Verification 19 Residency Requirement 30 Selective Service 19 Externships 30 Graduation Requirements 30 Indemnification 19 Graduation with Honors 30 Refund Policy for All Students 19 Awards and Recognition 30 Return of Title IV Funds 20 Complete Status 30 Responsibility of a Student to Return Unearned Title IV, HEA Program Funds 20 Transcripts 304 | Table of Contents
  • 5. Privacy Rights of Students 30 Bachelor of Science in Business Administration 40 Directory Information 31 Management Major 40Standards of Satisfactory Progress 31 Accounting Major 42 Evaluation Points 31 Project Management Major 44 Academic Year (AY) 31 RN to BSN (Bachelor of Science in Nursing) 45 Minimum Standards of Satisfactory Academic Progress for Degree Programs 31 Programmatic Entry Requirements 45 Minimum Standards of Satisfactory Academic Progress for Diploma Programs 31 Associate of Science Programs 47 Standards of Satisfactory Progress for Students Associate of Science in Allied Health 47 Receiving VA Educational Benefits 31 Programmatic Entry Requirements 47 Academic Changes that will Impact Calculations to Satisfactory Medical Assisting Major 47 Academic Progress (SAP): 32 Medical Office Administration Major with a Track in Insurance Billing and Coding 48 Previously Withdrawn or Dropped Nursing Students 32 Mental Health Technology Major 49 Transfer Courses 32 Alternative Track: Alcohol/Substance Abuse Specialist 49 Advanced Standing/Credit by Examination/Advanced Standing for Professional Associate of Science Anesthesia Technology 51 Life/Work Experience 32 Programmatic Entry Requirements 51 Course Incompletes 32 Associate of Science in Broadcasting 53 Course Withdrawals 32 Associate of Science in Business Administration 54 Change of Program 32 Accounting Major 54 Academic Probation and Dismissal, Extended Enrollment, Management Major 55 Re-Entry and Appeal Policies 32 Associate of Science in Criminal Justice 56 Academic Probation and Academic Dismissal 32 Associate of Science Emergency Medical Services 57 EMS Academic Dismissal 32 Programmatic Entry Requirements 57 EMS and Nursing Three Strike Rule 32 Associate of Science in Legal Assisting/Paralegal 59 Extended Enrollment Status 32 Associate of Science in Nursing 60 Academic Probation Appeal Procedure 33 Programmatic Entry Requirements 60 Mitigating Circumstances 33 Associate of Science in Private Investigation Services 62 Reestablishing Eligibility for Reentry After Academic Dismissal 33 Associate of Science Surgical Technology 63 Reestablishing Eligibility for Reentry Programmatic Entry Requirements 63 After Academic Dismissal – Nursing Program 33 Attendance and Withdrawal Policies 33 Diploma Programs 65 Attendance Policy for Campus-Based (Traditional) Courses 33 Diploma in Phlebotomy 65 Attendance Policy for Online (Non-Traditional) Courses 34 Diploma in Private Investigation Services 66 Voluntary Withdrawal from City College 34 Continuing Education/Professional Enhancement Courses: 67 Voluntary Withdrawal from Online Courses 34 First Responder 67 Administrative Withdrawal/Dismissal from The College 34 ACLS Provider Course 67 Leave of Absence 34 PALS Provider Course 67 City College Online Policies and Procedures 35 ITLS Trauma Provider Course 67 Online Course Requirements 35 Pediatric Education for Pre-hospital Professionals (PEPP) 67 Course Cancellation 35 Course Descriptions 69 Guidelines for Online Enrollment 35 Accounting (AC or ACG) 69 Hybrid Students 35 Advertising (ADV) 69 Students Enrolled in Online Programs 35 Anesthesia Technology (AT) 70 City College Online Classroom Policies 35 Biological Sciences (BSC or MC) 71 City College Online Weekly Schedule 35 Business Law (BUL) 72 Conduct Policy for Classes 35 Chemistry (CHM) 72 Late Work 36 Computer General Studies 73 Online Examinations Process 36 (Non-Computer Science) (CGS) 73 Examination Makeup Policies 36 Criminal Justice (CCJ) 73 Verification of Identity During Examinations 36 City College Usage Report 36 Developmental Psychology (DEP) 74 Technology Requirements for City College Online Courses 36 Economics (ECO) 74 Emergency Medical Services (EM or EMS) 74Student Code of Conduct Policy and Academic Integrity 36 English Composition (EN or ENC) 77 Anti-Hazing Policy 36 Environmental Studies (EVR) 78 Definition of Terms 36 Academic Integrity 36 Finance (FI or FIN) 78 Suspension 37 General Business (GEB) 78 Conduct Dismissal 37 Geography (GEA) 79 Disciplinary Procedures 37 Health Information Management (HIM) 79 Disciplinary Sanctions 37 Health Sciences/Resources (HSC) 79 Appeals to Violations of the Code of Conduct Decisions 37 Human Services (HUS) 80Programs of Study 39 Humanities (HUM) 81 General Education 39 Information Systems Management (ISM) 81 Bachelor of Science Programs 40 Interdisciplinary Studies (IDS) 81 Literature (LIT) 825 | Table of Contents
  • 6. Management (MAN) 82 Speech Communication (SPC) 93 Management-Applied (MNA) 82 Statistics (STA) 93 Marketing (MAR) 83 Student Life Skills (SLS) 93 Mathematics (MAT) 84 Surgical Technology (STS) 94 Mathematics - General and Finite (MGF) 84 Administration and Professional Staff 97 Mathematics - Technical and Business (MTB) 84 City College Administration 97 Medical Assisting Technology (MEA) 84 Online 97 Medical Laboratory Science (MLT) 85 Fort Lauderdale - Main Campus 97 Nursing (NU/NUR/NSP) 85 Gainesville - Branch Campus 98 Nutrition (HUN) 88 Hollywood - Branch Campus 98 Office Systems Technology (OST) 88 Miami - Branch Campus 98 Paralegal/Legal Assisting (PLA) 89 2012-2013 City College Faculty 99 Philosophy (PHI) 90 Fort Lauderdale Campus 99 Political Science (POS) 90 Gainesville Campus 99 Private Investigation (PI) 90 Miami Campus 100 Psychology (PSY) 91 2012 Academic Calendar 101 Radio-Television (RTV) 91 2013 Academic Calendar 102 Reading (RD) 92 Campus Maps 103 Small Business Management (SBM) 92 Fort Lauderdale 103 Sociology (SYG) 93 Gainesville 104 Sociology of Demography (SYD) 93 Hollywood 105 Spanish (SPN) 93 Miami 1066 | Table of Contents
  • 7. About City CollegeStatement of ControlCity College, Inc. is a non-profit institution of higher learning as recognized by the Internal Revenue Service under section 501(c)(3).Officers and DirectorsR. Esther Fike - PresidentDavid W. Meek - DirectorStephen Friskney - DirectorCity College Board of GovernorsMichael BurgioRobert A. CaseCy Casoria, J.D.Mary M. DeBaiseR. Esther FikeDavid W. MeekStephen FriskneyAccreditationCity College is a Senior College accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) to award Diplomas, Associate ofScience and Bachelor of Science degrees. ACICS is located at 750 First Street NE, Suite 980, Washington, DC 20002-4241, phone (202) 336-6780.State LicenseCity College is licensed by the Commission for Independent Education, 325 W. Gaines Street, Suite 1414, Tallahassee, FL. Information regarding theCollege may be obtained by contacting the Executive Director, Commission for Independent Education, Department of Education, Tallahassee, Florida,(888) 224-6684.ApprovalsThe College is authorized by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to accept and enroll non-immigrant students. City College is approved by theFlorida State Approving Agency (SAA) to train veterans and other eligible persons under the Veterans Administration Assistance Program.7 | About City College
  • 8. College Background •  To offer sound educational programs at the Diploma, Associates and Bachelors Degree levels. •  To continually evaluate and appraise every facet of the Colleges programs to ensure relevance to the needs of the employmentHistory community, effective preparation of students for success in career and compatibility with the Colleges standards.City College was originally established in 1984 as Draughons College ofBusiness, a branch of Draughons Junior College of Business founded in Facilities1896 in Paducah, Kentucky. In May 1988, City College, Inc. established abranch campus in Gainesville, Florida. The College received approval from Fort Lauderdale Campusthe State Board of Independent Colleges and Universities (SBICU) to offer The College is located at 2000 W. Commercial Blvd. The classrooms,Associate of Science degrees at the Fort Lauderdale campus in Fall 1989, laboratories, and administrative offices occupy approximately 50,000and at the Gainesville campus in Fall 1991. square feet of a two-story atrium building situated on 9 acres of land. Parking is available to students. Classrooms are intentionally designedIn June 1997, City College expanded its educational facilities to include a to limit the number of students per room so that maximum personalbranch in Miami, Florida. In July 1999 the College received approval from attention can be given to each student.SBICU to offer Bachelor of Science degrees. Quality education continuesto be the goal of City College. Your Job Tomorrow Is Our Job Today! City Historically, Fort Lauderdale is world renowned for its beaches and people.College is committed to providing our students with an Extraordinary Its varied business sites, along with those in the city of Miami, offer theEducational Experience. student numerous opportunities in their career fields. In August 2011, City College established a branch campus in Hollywood, Gainesville CampusFlorida. The first students started October 3, 2011. Initial programs offered City College, Gainesville branch, is located at 7001 N.W. 4th Blvd.,at the campus were Emergency Medical Services, Allied Health, and Gainesville, Florida. The classrooms and administrative offices occupyBusiness. approximately 21,500 square feet of an attractive building in a beautifully landscaped setting that is only minutes from area shopping centers andPhilosophy downtown Gainesville. Ample parking is available.City College is dedicated to the training and education of men and women Hollywood Campusfor a full life and a successful career in a number of fields. The College City College, Hollywood branch, is located in Hollywood, FL on the 2ndoffers its students a quality education in an atmosphere of personalized and 3rd floors of 6565 Taft Street Office Complex. The College occupiesattention. City College considers the student as an individual and strives 12,972 square feet on the 2nd floor and 3,500 square feet on the 3rd floorto be aware at all times of the needs of each member of its student body. for a total of 16,472 square feet. Ample parking is available.The College seeks to give students an understanding of and respectfor their own and others ideas and thoughts. Graduates of City College Miami Campusare imbued with the belief that they should understand and practice City College, Miami Branch, is located at 9300 S. Dadeland Blvd., Suitetheir responsibilities to family, individuals and community by becoming 200, Miami, FL 33156. The classroom, laboratories, and administrativeeffective and contributing citizens. offices occupy approximately 24,000 square feet of two buildings in the Dadeland Towers office park. There is a large, safe and secure parkingMission garage adjacent to one of the buildings in the park. The facility offers a variety of both indoor and outdoor study areas to accommodate studentThe mission of City College is to educate and train students in their needs. Miami is known for its beautiful beaches, diversity of cultures, andchosen major for employment in specific career fields. The College awards entrepreneurial opportunities.Diplomas, Associate of Science or Bachelor of Science degrees based onthe students successful completion of required coursework. EquipmentGoals and Objectives Fort Lauderdale Campus The campus has ample computer labs for student instruction, tutoring,The following goals are integral to the mission of the College: research and writing. Special laboratory classrooms have been developed •  To maintain employer satisfaction within the community by to simulate actual working conditions for the Emergency Medical Services, providing professionally trained and educated graduates for industry, Nursing, Medical Assisting, Anesthesia Technology, Surgical Technology business, health care and government. and Broadcasting students. Private Investigation Services’ students train •  To encourage students to realize the importance of reaching personal with cameras and video equipment that meet industry standards. The and professional goals through self-motivation, individual growth, campus has a Library with additional computers for student use. and the pursuit of excellence. •  To prepare students for employment in specific career fields. •  To facilitate entry of graduates into their chosen careers.8 | College Background
  • 9. Gainesville Campus Miami CampusThe College has four computer labs for student instruction, tutoring, The Miami campus teaches computer courses in its own state of theresearch and writing. Special laboratory classrooms have been developed industry computer labs. Additional computers are available for studentto simulate actual working conditions for the Emergency Medical Services use in the Library. Special laboratory classrooms have been developed toand Allied Health programs. Additional computers are available for student simulate actual working conditions for the Emergency Medical Services,use in the Library. Nursing, Anesthesia Technology, Surgical Technology, and Allied Health programs. Private Investigation Services’ students train with camera andHollywood Campus video equipment that meet industry standards.The College has seven classrooms and a computer lab. Special laboratoryclassrooms have been developed to simulate actual working conditions forthe Emergency Medical Services and Allied Health. The campus also hascomputers for student use in the Library.9 | College Background
  • 10. Admissions Policies and Procedures 01. Admissions Policies and Procedures • Application Procedures • Entrance Requirements • International Students • Admissions Entrance Exams • Academic Entrance/Placement Requirements • Criminal Background Checks • Programmatic Entry Requirements • Financial Aid Allison Morgan - Graduate Associate of Science in Legal Assisting/ 10 | Section Title Paralegal10 |Admissions Policies and Procedures Admissions Policies and Procedures Course Descriptions
  • 11. Admissions Policies 6. Non-US citizens, who are permanent residents of the United States, must submit a copy of their permanent residence document.and Procedures Entrance Requirements In order to gain admission into City College, a prospective student mustCity College welcomes applications from qualified students who desire provide Proof of Graduation in the form of one of the following:an education which will enrich their lives and equip them with the skillsto begin productive careers and become industry professionals. A rolling a. An official high school transcript from an institution whose academicadmissions policy governs most of City College programs. Most degree rigor, accreditation and academic standards are deemed appropriateprograms commence quarterly. by the Academic Council or Executive Management team of City College.Applicants must complete the City College Admissions Application. b. Passing General Equivalency Diploma (GED) test scores.Students should apply at the campus where they plan to attend. All c. An official transcript from a post-secondary school whoseapplicants must complete the high school attestation, on the City College accreditation is recognized by the US Department of Educationapplication, that they have proof of high school graduation such as a or by a NACES approved International school – that demonstratesstandard High School Diploma, a general equivalency diploma (GED), or its completion of an Associate, Bachelor, Masters, or higher degree.equivalent. d. Copy of DD214 indicating high school graduation for military students.Official transcripts must be provided to the Academic Department priorto enrollment but no later than 30 days after the start of the initial term of Home Schoolingenrollment. If an official transcript or GED cannot be obtained within thirty City College considers applications from individuals who have completed(30) days of a student’s enrollment, that student is subject to removal from a homeschool program. The prospective student must submit aenrollment. Certificates of attendance and/or completion, exceptional homeschooled transcript listing all coursework completed. The transcriptStudent diplomas, or Special Student diplomas are not considered will evidence final grades and units earned for each course completed. Aqualifying documents for admission. Students who have a non-US High brief description of each course the student has taken with informationSchool Diploma should refer to the section on “International High School regarding the teaching materials. This may include the title and authorand College Transcripts” (page 11) for entrance requirements. of all textbooks, reference materials, DVDs, and other teaching media or activities utilized. The methods used for evaluation should accompany theSuccessful completion of a standardized entrance/placement examination homeschooled transcript. If homeschooled applicants previously attendedis required of all applicants. The Director of Education has the authority to another school, or have completed courses through the Florida Virtualwaive the examination requirement of an applicant who has satisfactorily School or through dual enrollment at a local college or university, officialcompleted the minimum (or equivalent) of a post-secondary Associates transcripts are required, and those courses should also be reflected on theDegree. homeschooled transcript.Application Procedures In addition, homeschooled applicants must submit a completed and notarized Home School Affidavit that verifies compliance with stateContact the Admissions Department for an appointment. The telephone statutory requirements that govern home school education.numbers are:Fort Lauderdale: (954) 492-5353 International StudentsGainesville: (352) 335-4000Hollywood: (954) 744-1777 City College has been approved to issue I-20s from the U.S. DepartmentMiami: (305) 666-9242 of Homeland Security to eligible foreign student applicants. International students interested in entering City College must demonstrate that they 1. An Admissions Representative will assist each applicant in have graduated from a secondary school, recognized by the Ministry of completing the necessary admissions paperwork. Education or equivalent entity, in their home country. All international 2. Transfer students and high school graduates must request their students must be fluent in English before they enroll. Applicants will be official transcript of grades be sent directly to the Colleges Academic asked to furnish proof of English language competency. Students must Department. Applicants who have taken the GED exam must also demonstrate that they are able to meet all costs of their education submit evidence of a satisfactory performance on the exam to the without financial aid, unless they are eligible non-citizens. Admissions Department. All transcripts must be submitted in English. 3. Students who have prior college experience will complete a transcript International High School and College Transcripts request form for each college attended. Applicants to City College who completed high school and or college 4. Students requesting financial aid assistance through the College outside of the United States must have their transcripts both translated must submit the Federal Financial Aid Application online. and evaluated by a National Association of Credential Evaluation Services 5. Students entering the College must meet the criteria listed (NACES) approved organization. This information can be located at http:// under both Entrance Requirements and Programmatic Entrance www.naces.org/members.htm. Prospective students are responsible for Requirements. the cost and fees associated with the translation and evaluation of their diplomas.11 | Admissions Policies and Procedures
  • 12. The evaluation of the high school transcript must state that it is equivalent Admissions Testing Exemptionsto a US High School Diploma. Exemption scores will be accepted up to five years preceding the proposed program start date.College evaluations must include: Applicants to City College may be exempted from Language and Reading a. Evidence of an equivalent degree. testing if they can provide the following: b. A course by course description indicating the number of credits SAT Verbal 500 and above ACT English 19 and above earned and grade received. Scores Scores TOEFL by hand 500 and above TOEFL by 173 and aboveSpecial Note: Terrorist watchlist countries ComputerStudents who are unable to get their transcripts, because their country iBT 61 and above CLEP 50 and aboveof origin or country from which they earned their high school credentialsis on the US Department of State countries with severe terrorist AP 3 and above IB 4 and abovewarnings or countries with embargoes must complete a High School Acknowledgement Statement (if they do not have proof of graduation Applicants to City College may be exempted from Math testing if they canfrom high school from their native country). They must acknowledge that provide the following:they completed high school and have that acknowledgement statement SAT Math 500 and above ACT Math 19 and abovenotarized. In addition, the Academic department is required to make every Scores Scoresattempt to secure transcripts from these countries. TOEFL by hand 500 and above TOEFL by 173 and above ComputerHaiti: Due to the virtual destruction of the Haitian capital city of Port-au- iBT 61 and above CLEP 50 and abovePrince along with most government buildings during the earthquake of AP 3 and above IB 4 and aboveJanuary 12, 2010, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security cautionsacademic institutions to not expect a timely response to transcriptrequests submitted to that country (DHS Haitian Disaster Response Academic Entrance/Placement RequirementsBroadcast Message, January 20, 2010). Thus, City College will acceptas sufficient documentation a completed and notarized High School Advanced Placement Through Credit byGraduate Acknowledgement Statement when accompanied by additional Examinationdocumentation that supports the students claim of Haitian residency. Students who have successfully completed specialized and/or advancedSuch documentation may include, but is not limited to, copies of drivers courses in high school, have gained certain skill competencies or havelicenses, educational records, birth certificates, and other official records. gathered significant life experiences may request advanced placement in a subject area under certain conditions.Admissions Entrance Examinations These conditions include:In order to ensure a successful experience at City College, all applicants arerequired to take an entrance/placement evaluation prior to enrollment. 1. The course is required in the program (including electiveThe test utilized in the evaluation process is the Test of Adult Basic requirements).Education (TABE). EMS, Nursing, Anesthesia Technology and Surgical 2. The student can document established competency and/or has theTechnology have specific entry score requirements. The Director of approval of the Director of Education.Education has the authority to waive the examination requirement of an 3. The test-out must be taken within the first six (6) months ofapplicant who has satisfactorily completed the minimum or equivalent of enrollment.an Associate Degree at the post-secondary level. 4. A grade of 86% or better is scored on comprehensive examination (test-out).Placement testing is mandatory for all new students with no previous 5. The advanced placement (test-out) fee has been paid. The fee forsuccessful postsecondary education or standardized test scores. The the examination is $150 for EACH test-out or advanced standingevaluation determines admission into the College and placement in credit requested. This fee is charged regardless of the outcome of thecourses. TABE scores are valid for entry/acceptance for up to one year from examination. All advanced placement tests must be taken prior to thethe date of initial testing. student’s registration for his/her final term. 6. General Education courses are not eligible for Advanced PlacementEssential Courses Credit by examination.The College has developed courses to assist the student in eliminatingdeficiencies in Language, Math and Reading. Placement into these courses Advanced Standing for Professional Life/Workis determined by the score on the standardized skills assessment test Experience(TABE). Essential courses are in addition to, and do not fulfill, the course City College offers applicants the opportunity to obtain college credit forrequirements for any program of study. These courses are graded on a previous employment experience. Credit is given to students who canPass/No Pass basis. demonstrate that the learning and skills they acquired from work, non- classroom study, etc. are equivalent to the learning outcomes expected for particular courses within the College.12 | Admissions Policies and Procedures
  • 13. Students who intend to obtain credit for prior learning and life experience Criteria for acceptance for transfer of credit are as follows:must be in good academic standing and the course must: a. The courses for transfer are similar in objectives and content to those •  Be required for degree completion. offered by City College. •  Not have an advanced standing/credit by examination option. b. The courses for transfer can be applied toward graduation •  Not have been an externship. requirements. c. The letter grade (or equivalent) in the course for transfer is a CStudents must submit an experiential portfolio for each course they wish or better (provided the C grade is defined as average or better).to receive credit for, along with an Advanced Standing for Professional Nursing and EMS core courses require a “B” or better.Life/Work Experience Request Form, to the Director of Education. The d. Credits transferred from institutions operating on quarters of tenportfolio must be approved within the first six (6) months of enrollment to twelve weeks are accepted as direct equivalent credits. Semesterand a student may only submit a portfolio once for each course they wish credits are multiplied by one and one-third to convert them intoto receive credit for. quarter credits. Fractional portions of credits are rounded on a course-to-course basis.The fee for the experiential portfolio review is $75.00. This fee is charged e. Credits in the areas of general education, skill and/or technicalregardless of the outcome of the portfolio review. courses may be considered for transfer.Advanced Placement for LPNs (Licensed Practical The decision of the Director of Education is final on questions of transferNurses) credits. No official evaluation of transfer of credit is made until the studentStudents from a U.S. Department of Education (USDOE) recognized, has been accepted by the College, and an official transcript from theregionally or nationally accredited, program that currently hold a Florida institution awarding the credits is received by the Department Chair andPractical Nurse License (LPN) will be appropriately placed after successful approved by the Director of Education.completion of the following: 1. Documentation of the following: Transfer Credit for Students with Associate a. Valid Florida Practical Nurse License (LPN) Degrees b. Skill lab competency. Students who have earned an Associate of Arts Degree from an 2. Completion of all prerequisites for admission into the program. accredited institution may transfer the general education portion of their 3. Submission of an official transcript showing graduation from a state degree as a block of credit to fulfill the 24 credit hour general education approved practical nursing program. requirement in all City College Associate degree programs. Equivalency 4. Successful completion of the NLN Nursing Acceleration Challenge will be evaluated based on a comparison of course prefix, title, course Exam (NACE) PN-RN, and attaining a minimum decision score of 70. descriptions and syllabi. Students may be required to complete specific Students are required to pay a $200 fee for this exam. Students with a general education course where required by degree program. score of less than 70 may repeat the exam within seven (7) days. This exam retake is covered under the $200 fee. Students who have earned an Associate of Science degree from an accredited institution will have their credit transferred on a course byIf all of the above criteria have been successfully met, the LPN may receive course basis provided that the courses are at least 80% equivalent inadvanced standing credit for: objectives and content to those offered by City College. Equivalency NUR1020C Fundamentals of Nursing will be evaluated based on a comparison of course prefix, title, course descriptions and syllabi. Students may be required to complete specific BSC1085 Anatomy and Physiology I general education course where required by degree program. BSC1086 Anatomy and Physiology II NUR 1110 Concepts of Nursing Practice Transfer Credit for Students with a Bachelor BSC1085L Anatomy and Physiology I Lab Degree or Higher BSC1086L Anatomy and Physiology II Lab Students who have earned a Bachelor or higher degree(s) from accredited institutions may transfer the general education portion of their earnedTransfer Credits degree as a block of credits to fulfill the general education requirement in all City College degree programs. Students may be required to complete specific general education course where required by degree program.City College evaluates credits for transfer from nationally or regionallyaccredited colleges, universities, technical and business schools. Transfer Credit for Students with AdvancedOfficial transcripts from all colleges attended must be received no later Placement (AP)than thirty days after the start of the students first term at City College in Students who have earned a score of 4 or higher on the College Boardorder to receive transfer credit. AP Examinations will receive Advanced Placement (AP) credit for those courses with City College equivalents. AP credit WILL NOT be awardedCity College will accept no more than 50% of transfer credits into a given based on another institutions award of AP credit. Student must requestprogram (with the exception of the Bachelor of Nursing program, which that their official AP transcript be sent to City College.will accept up to 65%).13 | Admissions Policies and Procedures
  • 14. Transfer of Active Paramedic License a. Participating in externships or clinical rotations as part of theirCity College will accept persons with an active Paramedic License (from educational program while a student at the Collegeboth unaccredited and accredited schools) into the Associate of Science b. Sitting for state licensure examinations(AS), Emergency Medical Services program. These students will be required c. Being eligible for employment.to complete the following in order to earn an Associate of Science (AS)degree. Students who wish to enroll in EMS, Nursing, Surgical Technology, and Anesthesia Technology must receive, review and acknowledge by a. Meet all Admissions criteria (with the exception of Background check their signature the Colleges’ notification of its policies and procedures and Medical documentation). regarding criminal background screening and licensure as an allied health b. Register for 28 credits of General Education courses to include: care professional. Students who are admitted into one or more of these -- ENC1100 College English. programs have a continual obligation to notify the College within 30 days -- ENC1101 Composition. if they are arrested or convicted for a criminal offense while enrolled at the -- MAT1030 College Algebra. College. -- PSY1012 Principles of Psychology. -- 3 additional courses, one from each of the following disciplines: In 2009, the Florida Legislature enacted a law which actually precludes Humanities and Fine Arts, Mathematics and the Sciences, Social a state board from allowing a person to sit for a licensure examination if and Behavioral Science. the person was convicted (regardless of how the conviction was entered) c. Register for 4 credits of related requirements: of a long list of criminal acts. A copy of the Alert distributed by the -- SLS1201 Personal Development. Florida Department of Health will be made available to all students and d. Register for EMS1010, Anatomy and Physiology for EMS. should be reviewed carefully by the student. For further information, you should consult ss. 456.013(3)(a), 456.039(1), 456.072(2), 464.018,Students with an active Paramedic License will receive credit for: Florida Statutes, and the other laws and regulations for the health careEMS1059, EMS1154C, EMS1155C, EMS1671, EMS1090L, EMS2690, profession in which you are enrolled.EMS2672, EMS2091L, EMS2691, EMS2673, EMS2092L, EMS2692, EMS2674,EMS2093L, EMS2693, EMS2675, EMS2094L, and EMS2694. State licensing boards have their own list of offenses which they believe should preclude a person from practicing a particular health profession,Transfer Credits for RN to BSN (Bachelor of particularly if the criminal act relates directly to their chosen health careScience in Nursing) field. There are occasions when a particular health care board might allowFor the RN to BSN (Bachelor of Science in Nursing) program there is no licensure if the applicant has had their rights restored, or if the convictionexpiration on credits transferred based upon graduation from an approved was entered many years ago, but this process is different from one boardnursing program and possession of an unencumbered license to practice to another.as a RN in the student’s state of residence. Health facilities, including hospitals, doctor’s offices and health clinics, mayThe decision of the Director of Education is final on questions of transfer have a list of additional offenses that prohibit City College from placingcredits. No official evaluation of transfer of credit is made until the student students in clinical rotations as part of their required educational programhas been accepted by the College, and an official transcript from the if the student has been arrested or convicted of any of these criminalinstitution awarding the credits is reviewed by the Department Chair and offenses.approved by the Director of Education. As a result, City College requires each student enrolling in the associate programs in EMS, Nursing, Surgical Technology, and AnesthesiaTransferability of Credit Technology to be subject to criminal background screening at the time of their application. The cost of this screening is borne by the student,Transferability of City College credits to another college is at the discretion and may take several weeks for the results to be provided to the College.of the accepting institution. It is the students responsibility to confirm Students who are admitted into one or more of these programs havewhether or not credits will be accepted by another college of the students an ongoing obligation to notify the College within 30 days if they arechoice. arrested or convicted for a criminal offense while enrolled at the College. Each student who enrolls into EMS, Nursing, Surgical Technology, andCredits earned at any City College campus are mutually transferable in Anesthesia Technology should expect the following process:common programs at the same level. 1. Student enrolls into Associate of Science program in EMS, Nursing,Criminal Background Checks Surgical Technology, or Anesthesia Technology at City College. 2. City College takes the enrollment application and submits theCity College requires students entering the College’s EMS, Nursing, Surgical student’s personal information to its VECHS (criminal history)Technology, and Anesthesia Technology programs to disclose criminal program, for the purpose of obtaining a Level II backgroundbackground information and undergo a Level II criminal background screening (criminal background report) on the enrolled student.screening. The reason the College requires this information is because 3. If the student’s criminal background report reveals arrests orFlorida licensing boards, many health care facilities, and the Florida convictions that might preclude the student from participatingLegislature have enacted policies and regulations which preclude a in externships or clinical rotations as part of their educationalstudent who has been arrested or convicted of certain crimes from: program while a student at the College, sitting for state licensure examinations, or being eligible for employment upon graduation,14 | Admissions Policies and Procedures
  • 15. the student will be notified and advised to schedule a meeting with dismiss the student from the program and will retain all charged the College’s education staff (Department Chair and/or the Director tuition. The student may seek admission into another program that of Education). The College may request additional information does not require compliance with criminal background criteria. or documents to clarify what is contained in the report. It is the 5. If it is determined by the College that the student’s criminal student’s responsibility to furnish the College with all necessary background report might preclude the student from being eligible information as to arrests, convictions or other dispositions of criminal to sit for the state licensing examination or from being employed in charges contained in their criminal background report. Failure by their chosen health profession, the student will be advised to contact the student to provide the necessary information will prevent the the applicable licensing board for a determination. The student student from enrolling in any subsequent term or quarter until such should refer to the Department of Health Alert regarding criminal information is provided to the College. acts which preclude licensure and consult the laws and regulations 4. Following the meeting and review of information furnished to the for the health care profession in which they are enrolled. Regardless, College by the student, if it is determined by the College that the whether the student chooses to withdraw or remain a student at the student’s criminal background report precludes participation in a College, the student shall be responsible for any and all tuition and externship or clinical rotation as part of their educational program, fees due as an enrolled student at the College. or from sitting for the state licensing examination, the College will15 | Admissions Policies and Procedures
  • 16. Financial Aid Information 02. Financial Aid Information • Loan Programs • Scholarships and Grants • Policies and Procedures • Veriication • Selective Service • Indemniication • Refund Policy for all Students • Return of Title IV Funds Gretchen Warren - Graduate Bachelor of Science in Business16 | Section Title Administration16 |Finanacial Aid Information Financial Aid Information Course Descriptions
  • 17. Financial Aid A Dependent Undergraduate student can borrow up to: •  $5,500, if the student is a first-year student enrolled in a program ofInformation study that is a full academic year. No more than $3,500 of this amount may be in subsidized loans. •  $6,500, if the student has earned a minimum of 36 credits and the remainder of the program of study is a full academic year. No more than $4,500 of this amount may be in subsidized loans.The following types of aid are available individually or in combinationto those who qualify and must be applied for annually. Applications for An Independent Undergraduate student can borrow up to:federal and state aid programs are available on the internet at http://www. •  $9,500, if the student is a first-year student enrolled in a program offafsa.ed.gov. study that is a full academic year. No more than $3,500 of this amount may be in subsidized loans.Since aid received from any Department of Education assistance program •  $10,500, if the student has completed a minimum of 36 credits andmust be used only for educational purposes, students must sign a the remainder of the program of study is a full academic year. NoStatement of Educational Purpose stating that they will use the money more than $4,500 of this amount may be in subsidized loans.only for expenses related to attending college. •  $12,500, if the student has completed their 2nd year of study and is enrolled in a degree seeking program that will award a Bachelor’sLoan Programs Degree and the remainder of the program of study is a full academic(ALL LOANS MUST BE REPAID) year. No more than $5,500 of this amount may be in subsidized loans. •  For periods of undergraduate study that are less than an academicWilliam D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Programs year, the amounts a student can borrow will be less than those above. •  Federal Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans: also referred to as Direct •  The interest rate on new loans disbursed on or after July 1, 2011 is Stafford Loans or Direct Loans. Subsidized means the federal a fixed rate of 3.4 percent for subsidized loans and 6.8 percent for government pays the interest on these loans while the student is unsubsidized loans. The interest rate on new loads disbursed on or enrolled at least half time during grace periods and deferments after July 1, 2012 is a fixed rate of 6.8 percent for subsidized loans (postponements of repayment). The student must demonstrate and 6.8 percent for unsubsidized loans. The amounts given are the financial need to receive this type of loan. maximums a student may borrow. However, a student cannot borrow •  Federal Direct Unsubsidized Loans: also referred to as Direct more than the cost of education at a particular institution minus any Stafford Loans or Direct Loans. The federal government does not pay other financial aid received. the interest on these loans while the student is attending college, in a grace period, or in deferment. A student may qualify for an Scholarships and Grants Unsubsidized Loan regardless of financial need. •  Federal Direct PLUS Loans: for parents with good credit histories who want to borrow for their dependent students. The yearly limit on The Florida Association of Post Secondary the Parents Loans for Undergraduate Students (PLUS) is equal to the Schools and Colleges (FAPSC) Scholarship cost of attendance minus any other financial aid received. The interest will vary every July 1, but will never exceed 9%. Repayment begins Program (Fort Lauderdale Campus Only) City College participates in the scholarship program offered by The Florida within 60 days after the disbursement of funds. The chart below Association of Post Secondary Schools and Colleges (FAPSC). Florida shows estimated monthly payments and total interest charges for 7.9 residents may participate in the program if they are a high school senior percent loans of varying amounts, with typical repayment periods. with a minimum 2.0 GPA and graduating during 2011-2012 or awarded Rates may be different. a GED between March 1, 2011 and February 28, 2012. The winners are selected by FAPSC on the basis of a written essay, and the applicant’s highTypical Repayment Plans school transcript. City College is offering two full, tuition only scholarships, one (1) in the Total Loan Number of Monthly Total Repaid Associate Degree in Business and one (1) in the Associate Degree in Allied Amount Payments Payment Health. The student is responsible for the cost of books, fees, and supplies. $ 3,500 120 $ 50.00 $ 4,471.00 $ 5,000 120 $ 58.00 $ 6,905.00 The student’s account will be credited in an amount equal to the $ 7,500 120 $ 83.00 $10,357.00 scholarship at the start of classes for the quarter in which the scholarship $10,500 120 $121.00 $14,500.00 winner enrolls. The scholarships are not contingent on satisfactory progress while in college, however, the student will be subject to the same $15,000 120 $173.00 $20,714.00 satisfactory progress, probation, and other academic requirements as any other student attending the College.Federal Direct Consolidation Loans - one or more federal education loanscombined into a new Direct Loan. Only one monthly payment is made to The scholarship is available through FAPSC. The application deadline isthe U.S. Department of Education. For additional information, booklets are March 16, 2012. For more information applicants can access the FASPCavailable in the Financial Aid Office on Direct Loan Programs. website, http://www.flcareers.org/scholarship.php, or contact the FAPSC office at (850) 577-3139.17 | Financial Aid Information
  • 18. Florida Bright Future Scholarship Program •  Once selected for the grant, the applicant is required to submit a (i)The Florida Bright Future Scholarship Program is a state of Florida Thank You letter and (ii) resume to the Program Director.scholarship program with three levels: •  Applicants must complete the enrollment process and be accepted into the City College RN to BSN program. 1. Florida Academic Scholars Award •  Applicant must start classes on time 2. Florida Medallion Scholars Award •  Applicant must maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress 3. Florida Gold Seal Vocational Scholars Award •  1,000.00/term for students taking 12 or more credit hours per term •  750.00/term for students taking 8 -11 credit hours per termFor eligibility requirements, award amounts and deadlines, visit the FloridaDepartment of Education website: http://www.floridastudentfinancialaid. The C.M. Fike Memorial Scholarship for Surgicalorg. Technology and Anesthesia Technology students The Scholarship is intended to assist City College students to pursue anRichard W. Skidmore Scholarship Fund Associates degree in Surgical Technology or Anesthesia Technology. ToThe Richard W. Skidmore Scholarship Fund was established on November qualify and apply for the grant, applicants must complete the application1, 1994, by R. Wayne and Maxine Skidmore in memory of their son, Richard, and enrollment process. All enrollment documents must be complete andformer Director of Education of City College, Fort Lauderdale, Florida. accurate; additionally, all financial arrangements must also be complete and the student must be accepted into the Associate of AnesthesiaStudents in a diploma program may be eligible to apply for the scholarship Technology or Associate of Surgical Technology program. The deadline forafter completion of two quarters. Students in a degree program may be the application is one week prior to the start of a term. The Scholarship iseligible to apply after completion of three quarters. A student will not be an annual award paid quarterly on or about the third week in term. Theselected on the basis of race, color, creed or gender. The selection process Scholarship is for $1,000.00 per term, for students taking 9 or more creditis handled by the Scholarship Board, and the recipients name(s) will be hours. The College will award 5 Scholarships per term per campus.referred to the Board of Directors for final approval. Applicants must bein attendance at the Fort Lauderdale, Gainesville, Hollywood, or Miami Instructions:campuses. •  Applicants must complete the enrollment process and be accepted into the City College Surgical Technology or Anesthesia TechnologyAn application for a scholarship may be picked up in the Financial Aid program.Office. The applying student must submit a brief narrative of why they •  Applicant must start classes on timefeel they qualify for the scholarship. The students narrative must be •  Applicant must maintain Satisfactory Academic Progressaccompanied by a recommendation from a City College faculty member. •  Once selected for the Scholarship the applicant is required to submitAn applying student must have: a Thank You letter to the Program Director. •  $1,000.00/term for students taking 9 credit hours or more per term 1.  A CGPA of 2.0 2.  Good attendance Federal Pell Grant 3.  Participate in class discussions The eligibility for this award is computed primarily on the basis of student/ 4.  Be involved in community affairs parent income and assets, family size and number in college. All students are encouraged to apply. The filing deadline for the award year is June 15The application deadline is March 1 of each year, and the scholarship will for new applications. The awarding period extends from July 1 to June 30.be awarded in the Spring Quarter of each year. There will be one or two$500 awards annually, based on funding available. Florida Student Assistance Grant The Florida Student Assistance Grant program (FSAG) is a financialThe C.M. Fike Memorial Grant for nursing aid program available to students who meet all eligibility criteria andstudents enrolling in the RN – BSN program at demonstrate substantial financial need. An FSAG award can range fromCity College $200 - $1,592 per academic year. Eligibility for an FSAG is determined byThe Grant is intended to assist City College ASN graduates to pursue the the institution. The application deadline is August 30.BSN degree. City College’s BSN program is delivered in an online format. To To be eligible for FSAG, you must:qualify and apply for the grant, applicants must complete the applicationand enrollment process. All enrollment documents must be complete and 1. Meet Florida residency requirement.accurate; additionally, all financial arrangements must also be complete 2. Enroll as a full-time student (12 credit hours each term).and the student must be accepted into the City College RN to BSN 3. Be a degree-seeking undergraduate student.program. The deadline for the application is one week prior to the start 4. Be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen.of a term. The Grant is an annual award, paid quarterly, on or about the 5. Cannot hold a Bachelor’s Degree.third week in term. For students taking 8 -11 credit hours, the grant is in 6. Be registered with the Selective Service, if required.the amount of $750.00 per term; and, for students taking 12 or more credit 7. Not owe a refund in any state or federal grant or scholarship and nothours, the grant is in the amount of $1,000.00 per term. be in default on any state or federal student loan, unless satisfactory arrangements have been made to repay.Instructions/information: •  Complete the Grant Application18 | Financial Aid Information
  • 19. Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity 3. If there is a change to the students eligibility the student will beGrant contacted and a new estimated award letter will be presented to theThe Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) is student explaining the difference in their eligibility.a grant to help students pay for education after high school. It is for 4. A Federal Direct Stafford Loan application may be certified by theundergraduate students having the greatest financial need (with priority College prior to the completion of verification.given to Federal Pell grant recipients). It is awarded on a first come first 5. No Federal or Campus-Based funds will be disbursed prior to theserved basis. completion of verification. 6. The student will have 60 days after his/her last day of attendanceFederal Work-Study or the end of the academic year, whichever is earlier, to completeThe Federal Work-Study Program (FWS) provides jobs for undergraduate verification. However, in the interim, the student must have madestudents who need financial aid. FWS gives students a chance to earn arrangements with the College for payment of all tuition and feesmoney to help pay for educational expenses. Compensation will be at least due or risk termination at the option of the College. After 60 days, allthe current federal minimum wage. The total FWS award depends on need financial aid that might have been due is forfeited.and the amount of aid received from other programs. It is awarded on a 7. If the student supplies inaccurate information on any applicationfirst come first served basis. Students will be paid by the hour and receive a and refuses to correct same after being counseled by the institution,paycheck every two weeks. the College must refer this case to the Department of Education for resolution. Unless required by the Department of Education, noUseful Web Sites: financial aid will be disbursed to the student. •  Federal Student Aid Selective Service http://federalstudentaid.ed.gov Find information on federal student aid and access publications In order to receive Title IV aid, students must be registered with Selective online. Service (also called the draft), if they are a male born after 12/31/59, at •  Completing the FASFA least 18 years of age, and not currently a member of the U.S. Armed Forces. http://studentaid.ed.gov/students/publications/completing_fafsa/ index.html This web site explains how to complete the FAFSA and the purpose of Indemnification FAFSA questions. The student releases and holds harmless the institution, its employees, •  Federal Direct Loans its agents, and representatives from and against all liabilities, damages, http://www.direct.ed.gov and other expenses which may be imposed upon, incurred by, or asserted Use this web site to find out more information on the Direct Loan against it or them by reason of bodily injury or property damage which Program. may be suffered by the student from any cause, while enrolled as a •  Direct Loan Servicing student in the institution. When students are permitted to participate in http://www.dl.ed.gov individual or group tests, training, or demonstrations of ability, techniques, Use this web site to make Direct Loan online payments, view account commodities, equipment or procedures relating to course or intramural balance, change billing options, enroll in electronic services and activities under the auspices of the College, the student and parties more. executing the student enrollment contract authorize participation by •  The Occupational Outlook Handbook the student and releases the institution, and its officers, agents and http://www.bls.gov/oco employees from any and all responsibility for injury and damage to person Find information on various careers and their earning potential. or property.Policies and Procedures Verification Refund Policy for All StudentsThe College has developed the following policies and procedures A student may cancel his/her enrollment by telephone, in person, or inregarding the verification of information provided by applicants for writing:Federal Aid under the Title IV Programs: 1. Official termination date is the following: 1. Only those students who are selected for verification by the • The date the student notifies the College of his/her withdrawal Department of Education will be required to submit supporting or the date of the withdrawal whichever is later; or documentation. • The date when the College becomes aware that the student 2. All students will be notified on a timely basis, if they have been ceased attendance from all courses for the term. selected for verification and the supporting documentation that is 2. All refunds will be made within thirty (30) days of cancellation or required of them. The student will be notified via the Student Portal, termination. email, or a phone call. The institution will use as its reference the most 3. All monies, except the application fee, will be fully refunded if the recent verification guide supplied by the Department of Education. application is not accepted or if the student cancels within three (3) At that time, the student will be informed of the time parameters and business days after signing the enrollment agreement and making the consequences of not completing the verification and any other initial payment. documentation needed. The institution will assist the student by 4. For students who withdraw after classes begin for the mid-quarter, making any corrections to any information that is inaccurate. the following refund policy will apply:19 | Financial Aid Information
  • 20. • If a student withdraws during the first calendar week of classes If a recipient of Title IV grant or loan funds withdraws from an institution and notifies the Director of Education, in writing, of his/her after beginning attendance, the institution must determine the amount of intent to withdraw, a full refund of tuition and fees will be made. Title IV funds earned by the student. If the amount of Title IV grant or loan • If a student withdraws before completing 25% of the (mid-) funds the student was disbursed is greater than the amount the student quarter, the College will refund 25% of the tuition and fees earned, unearned funds have to be returned. If the amount the student charged for the mid-quarter. was disbursed is less than the amount the student earned, the student is • If a student withdraws after completing 25% of the mid-quarter, eligible to receive a post-withdrawal disbursement in the amount of the there will be no refund of tuition or fees. earned aid that the student had not received but was otherwise eligible. • Tuition and fees shall also be refunded in full, for the current term, under the following circumstances: Responsibility of a Student to Return Unearned -- Credit hours dropped during the drop/add period. Title IV, HEA Program Funds -- Courses canceled by the College. The student is responsible for all unearned Title IV, HEA program assistance -- Involuntary call to active military duty. that the institution is not required to return. A students unearned grant -- Documented death of the student. funds are an overpayment and are subject to repayment. -- Exceptional circumstances, with approval of the President of the College. A student who owes an overpayment as a result of withdrawal will retain 5. There is no refund or adjustment in tuition charges for a reduction in his or her eligibility for Title IV, HEA program funds for 45 days from the credit hours after the last date to enter classes for a mid-quarter as earlier of the date the institution sends a notification to the student of the specified in the College catalog. overpayment, or the date the institution was required to notify the student 6. Percentage of completion is computed from the published (mid)- of the overpayment. If a student does not take the appropriate repayment quarter start date to the withdrawal date. Time in which the student action during this 45 day period, the student becomes ineligible on the is in attendance, rather than credit earned, is the criteria utilized to 46th day and remains ineligible until the student enters into a repayment determine the amount of the refund. agreement with the U. S. Department of Education that reestablishes the 7. Any amounts determined to be owed the College as a result of students eligibility. these calculations are due and in full on the effective date of the withdrawal. Refund Distribution Policy for Federal Title IV ProgramsReturn of Title IV Funds Any refund will be made as follows:The 1998 Higher Education Amendments, Section 484B prescribes the 1. Federal Direct Unsubsidized.amount of Title IV funds a student has earned at the time of withdrawal 2. Federal Direct Subsidized.and the amount of federal aid that has to be returned or disbursed. The 3. Federal Direct PLUS Loan.amount earned is based on the amount of time the student has spent in 4. Federal Pell Grant.attendance. It is based on a proportional calculation through 60 percent 5. Academic Competitiveness Grant.of the payment period. Under these provisions, the calculation of Title IV 6. FSEOG.funds is not concerned with refunding institutional charges. 7. Other SFA Programs. 8. Other Federal, State, private, or institutional sources of aid. 9. The student.20 | Financial Aid Information
  • 21. General College Information 03. General College Information • Student Services • Office/Class Hours • Alcohol/Drug Possession, Usage, and Distribution Policy • Annual Crime Report/Clery Act • Grievance Procedure • Career Assistance and Development • Tutoring • Library • Orientation • Services Available for Students with Disabilities Jazmyne Matthews - Student Associate of Science in Broadcasting 21 | Section Title21 |General College Information General College Information Course Descriptions
  • 22. General College Facilities Eating and drinking are prohibited in City College labs and classrooms.Information The College provides student areas for these activities. Smoking is strictly prohibited in all indoor areas of City College. Children on CampusOffice/Class Hours Minors are not allowed in class sessions or in the library. Unattended minors are not permitted in any area of the campus.Administrative OfficesMonday – Thursday 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM ParkingFriday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Sufficient parking for cars is available for all campuses. Students must haveSaturday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM a visible City College parking permit decal on their vehicle.Classes Use of School Equipment and PropertyMonday - Thursday 8:00 AM - 11:05 PM College equipment and property are not to be removed from the building.Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM A student wishing to use the equipment may do so during scheduled labSaturday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM periods. During a scheduled class time, faculty must give permission (See Student Code of Conduct Policy, Page 36).The College reserves the right to establish and alter the scheduled hours ofclass meetings. Loss of Personal Property The College does not assume responsibility for the loss of books or otherChange of Name or Address personal property. However, all faculty and students are instructed to placeIf a student should have a change of local or home address or phone all articles found in the “Lost and Found” located in the Library so that theynumber it should be reported immediately to the Registrars office. may be claimed by the owner.If a student’s name changes through marriage, the change request must School Closingbe accompanied by a social security card which reflects the new married In the event of labor disputes or acts of nature (i.e. fire, flood, hurricane,name. tornado, etc.), the College reserves the right to suspend training at the site affected for a period not to exceed 90 days or to relocate to a suitableDegrees and Diplomas substitute site.Every student who has successfully completed a program of studyand fulfilled all obligations to the College will be awarded a degree or Alcohol/Drug Possession, Usage and Distributiondiploma during annual graduation exercises. Replacement cost for these Policydocuments is $10.00. In response to the requirements of the Drug Free Schools and Communities Act Amendments of 1989 (Public Law 101-226) theBulletin Boards following will be the policy of City College:Students wishing to place notices on the bulletin boards must submit thenotice to the Director of Education for approval. Upon approval, the notice No employee or student of this College shall have in his or her possession,will be posted on the bulletin board(s). Part-time and non-related program use or distribute any alcoholic beverage or controlled substance (illicitemployment opportunities within the local community are posted drugs) on College property or in any College activity. Any infraction ofregularly by the Career Assistance and Development Office. this policy will be grounds for immediate dismissal (See Student Conduct Policy).Professional Dress CodeAppearance is an important part of being a professional in todays You can obtain a copy of the complete policy by accessing the followingcompetitive work environment. Students are encouraged to dress in website, http://www.citycollege.edu/student-consumer-information/a professional, business-like manner. Some educational programs/ index.cfm.departments have specific dress requirements. Drug Abuse ProgramHonor Code In an effort to provide our students with information on drug abuse, theClasses and activities at City College are conducted under the assumption College has materials published by the National Institute on Drug Abusethat, as responsible individuals, students will adhere to generally accepted and other organizations. Brochures are available in the Career Assistancesocial standards forbidding plagiarism, cheating, dishonesty, theft, and and Development Office. In addition, each campus has information aboutdefacement of property. Individuals who violate these standards are local resources available to assist in treatment, prevention, and educationsubject to disciplinary action, which may include dismissal from the of drug abuse.College (See Student Conduct Policy, Page 50). The Fort Lauderdale and Hollywood campus’ have information on The Starting Place located in Hollywood, FL (954) 925-2225. The Starting Place website states that The purpose of The Starting Place is to provide education, rehabilitation and referral to those individuals and families22 | General College Information
  • 23. whose lives have been adversely affected by behavior problems frequently Safe Placeas a result of substance abuse. The College also has information on the City College, Fort Lauderdale campus, is a designated Safe Place. ProjectHouse of Hope and Stepping Stones, which is dedicated to recovery from Safe Place is a national network of voluntary community sites where youthalcohol and drug dependency. in need of help can go for safe refuge. Lutheran Services Florida (LSF) is the designated Safe Place provider in Fort Lauderdale.The Gainesville campus has information available on the Sid Martin Bridge Student ServicesHouse at 800-330-5615. The purpose of the facility, as stated on theirwebsite, is “The program provides a structured, drug-free environmentin which individuals learn about the disease of addiction, engage insupportive counseling, receive tools for maintaining mental and physicalwellness and become involved in community support groups thatpromote positive, drug-free behavior”. Career Assistance and DevelopmentThe Miami Campus has information available for counseling, rehabilitation The Career Assistance and Development Office staff offers careerand referral programs at the Fellowship House located at 5711 S. Dixie assistance to graduates and current students. While City College does notHighway, South Miami, FL 33143. The purpose of the facility, as stated on guarantee employment, every effort is made to bring potential employerstheir website, is “Fellowship House is widely recognized as a model for together with eligible graduates who have the skills employers seek. Inpsychosocial rehabilitation. It has exceeded mandatory compliance and addition, we continually seek to form new employer partnerships for part-has been recognized for its strengths and exemplary conformance to time jobs, externship opportunities and in field career placements.standards by the Rehabilitation Accreditation Commission. It is currentlyaccredited in Behavioral Health for Psychosocial Rehabilitation programs The Career Assistance and Development Office staff provides the followingin the areas of Case Management, Community-Based Rehabilitation, services to graduates and current students:Community Housing, Outpatient Treatment, Day Treatment andCommunity Employment services”. 1. Arrange opportunities to meet and interview with prospective employers both on and off campus.Other pamphlets and information are available through the Director of 2. Assist with writing resumes.Education on each campus. 3. Practice interview skills with mock interviews. 4. Develop job search skills and professional readiness.Annual Crime Report/Clery Act City College maintains graduate employment information in annualThe City College Annual Security Report includes statistics for the previous reports that contain comprehensive statistical data covering graduatethree years concerning reported crimes that occurred on-campus; in employment activity. For more information please contact the Director ofcertain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by City Career Assistance and Development.College; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to andaccessible from, the campus. The report also includes institutional policiesconcerning campus security. You can obtain an electronic or paper Tutoringcopy of this report by contacting the admissions office or by accessingthe following web site, http://www.citycollege.edu/student-consumer- Each City College campus has a Center for Academic Excellence whichinformation/index.cfm. offers tutoring, and other academic assistance. All services are free of charge. The center is staffed by faculty and student tutors. If a studentGrievance Procedure needs assistance in any course, they should notify the faculty member, theA grievance procedure is available to any student who believes a College Department Chair or the Director of Education. Regular class attendance isdecision or action has adversely affected his/her status, rights or privileges a prerequisite for tutoring.as a student. The purpose is to provide a prompt and equitable processfor resolving student grievances. Students with grievances should first Student Organizationsmeet with the Department Chair. If the grievance remains unresolved, thestudent should schedule an appointment with the Director of Education The College does not have an organized program of activities because weand complete a written statement (See Student Code of Conduct Policy, realize that our students are here to learn job skills and many are involvedPage 36). with their own families and organizations. The College is willing, however, to help sponsor and encourage activities that may be desired by theIf the grievance is not resolved, the College Executive Director will review student body, such as parties, dances, professional groups, etc. The interestit with all parties concerned. The College Executive Director’s decision is and demand will determine the activities held.final. All student organizations must secure a faculty sponsor and a letter ofStudents who feel a grievance is not resolved to their satisfaction may approval from the Director of Education before formation. Recognizedrefer their grievance to: Executive Director, Commission for Independent student organizations must receive permission to use college facilitiesEducation, 325 W. Gaines Street, Suite 1414, Tallahassee, Florida, 32399- for approved functions from the Director of Education. The College0400, (888) 224-6684 and/or ACICS, 750 First Street NE; Suite 980; accounting office is required to audit financial records of any studentWashington, DC 20002- 4241; (202) 336-6780. organization once each year and retains the right to perform audits at any other time.23 | General College Information/Student Services
  • 24. Each campus has organizations that the student may seek membership in: OrientationFort Lauderdale A student orientation program is conducted prior to each start date to •  Legal Eagles – Legal Assisting Student Club acquaint new students with the Colleges facilities, policies, procedures, •  Allied Health Student Club to meet the staff, and take care of administrative matters. The orientation •  Nursing Student Club also provides new students with the opportunity to meet in a less formal •  Broadcasting Student Club environment prior to the beginning of classes. •  Business Student Club •  Private Investigation Student Club In addition to the College’s general student orientation, students enrolled •  Ambassador Student Association in the EMS, Nursing, Anesthesia and Surgical Technology programs are required to attend a separate programmatic orientation.Gainesville •  Ambassador Student Association HousingHollywood Housing is not provided by City College. •  Ambassador Student AssociationMiami Services Available for Students With •  Ambassador Student Association Disabilities •  Business Club •  Private Investigation Student Club In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), City College •  Legal Student Club provides reasonable accommodations to students with professionally diagnosed and documented disabilities. The Executive Director for eachCampaigns and pledge activities should appear on the approved calendar. campus serves as the ADA Coordinator for that campus.Signs, banners, and advertising should be in good taste and are subject toapproval from all sponsors of the group. Policy Regarding Documentation of Disabilities Students seeking accommodations from City College on the basis of aABK Honor Society diagnosis of a disability are required to submit documentation to verify eligibility. Documentation of a disability consists of the providing resultsCity College is Kappa Iota of the Florida Chapter of Alpha Beta Kappa of professional testing, evaluation and a written report that addressesHonor Society. specific academic needs of the student. The cost and responsibility for providing this professional evaluation shall be borne by the student.The National Alpha Beta Kappa Honor Society was officially established in1977. The purpose of the society is to help schools, colleges, institutes, and Students with disabilities who are requesting accommodations shouldtheir students and alumni, through the encouragement and recognition make timely and appropriate disclosures and requests, preferably atof superior academic work and shop, studio, and laboratory training least six (6) weeks in advance of the class for which accommodation isin honorable fields of endeavor. The Alpha Beta Kappa National Honor requested.Society seeks to promote and reward personal integrity and excellencein mental and physical work and skills without regard to race, color, sex, The student must provide City College with medical or othercreed or national origin. Membership is based on merit. diagnostic documentation that confirms their impairment and contains recommendations for specific accommodations. Requests that are notThe qualifications for membership are: excellence in classroom, shop, supported by proper documentation may not be approved.studio, and laboratory work; leadership and service in class and schoolactivities; and personal integrity and good moral character. All members The following guidelines are provided in the interest of assuring thatmust have a minimum G.P.A. of 3.5 and less than 10% absenteeism. the evaluation and report are appropriate for documenting eligibility. Documentation presented to the Executive Director will remain confidential and will not be included in the student’s academic file. TheLibrary Executive Director is available to consult with diagnosticians regarding these guidelines.The mission of the City College Library Staff is to support and fosterintellectual discovery, critical thinking, and lifelong learning. The report should:The City College libraries are the centers for information resources related •  Be prepared by a professional, within the last three years, (e.g.to all program areas. Students and faculty have access to up-to-date licensed psychiatrist, psychologist, or physician) qualified to diagnoseinformation that will assist them in their chosen field of study, and also in the disability.becoming life-long learners. The libraries provide both print materials and •  Be comprehensive. Written reports should be consistent with thea full suite of online resources. In addition, the libraries provide students diagnostic criteria found in the American Psychological Association:access to printing, photocopying and computers with Microsoft Office and Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth EditionInternet access. (DSM-IV) or the DSM-IV-TR (Text Revision). A battery of psychological24 | Student Services
  • 25. tests and behavior rating scales, a thorough social and educational •  Be current. In most cases, this means within the past three years, and history and interviews with the student are essential. the assessment was completed when the individual was an adult •  Be on professional letterhead, signed by the individual making the (age 18). Since assessment constitutes the basis for determining diagnosis, and include the following information: reasonable accommodations, it is in the student’s best interest to -- How long the diagnostician has treated the student and the provide recent and appropriate documentation to serve as the basis date of last contact. for decision-making about a student’s need for accommodation in an -- Instruments, procedures, and data sources used to diagnose. academically competitive environment. -- Current symptoms that satisfy the DSM-IV or DSM-IV-TR criteria •  Present clear and specific evidence, which identifies the individual’s and the approximate date of onset. present level of functioning and how the student’s education may be -- DSM-IV or DSM-IV-TR diagnosis. impacted. -- Treatment being used (e.g. medication, counseling, etc.). •  State the specific accommodations being requested. -- How this disorder impacts the student in the postsecondary •  Provide sufficient data to support the particular academic environment. adjustment(s) requested. The documentation should demonstrate -- Diagnostician’s name, title, license number, address, and phone the individual has a disability as defined in the Americans with number. Disabilities Act (ADA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.25 | Student Services
  • 26. Academic Policies and Procedures 04. Academic Policies and Prodcedures • Grading System • Student Academic Status Change • Academic Probation and Dismissal, Extended Enrollment, Re-Entry and Appeals Policies • Online Policies and Procedures • Student conduct policy and Academic Integrity Kayla Gall - Student Associate of Science in Nursing 26 | Section Title26 |Academic Policies and Procedures Academic Policies and Procedures Course Descriptions
  • 27. Academic Policies Transfer Courses A T grade is given to students whose courses were taken at anotherand Procedures institution and are being transferred in for required courses at City College. The grade of T has no effect on the students overall grade point average or successful completion of courses. However, a T grade is added to hours attempted within the specified maximum time frame.Unit of Credit Advanced Standing for Professional Life/WorkCity College awards credit on a quarter system. One quarter credit hour Experience A grade of S is given for the appropriate City College course, and theis equivalent to ten (10) class hours of instruction, twenty (20) hours of student is credited with having earned this curriculum requirement. Thelaboratory study, thirty (30) hours of externship, or a combination of the grade of S has no effect on the students cumulative grade point averagethree with appropriate homework and study. A class hour is fifty (50) or successful completion of courses. However, the grade of S is added tominutes. hours attempted within the specified maximum time frame (See Advanced Standing policy on page 12).Grading System Course WithdrawalsFinal grades are issued at the end of each quarter based on the following Students may officially withdraw from class during the drop/add periodcriteria: without punitive grades or financial obligations for the classes dropped. A (90-100) equals 4.0 quality points The last day of physical attendance (LDA) determines whether or not B (80- 89) equals 3.0 quality points grades are recorded for the quarter. If the LDA is within the first half of C (70- 79) equals 2.0 quality points the course, a grade of W is given. If the LDA occurs within the last half of the course, the student will receive a final letter grade in each course. D (60- 69) equals 1.0 quality points The grade of W has no effect on the students cumulative grade point F (below 60) equals 0.0 quality points average or successful completion of courses. However, the grade of “W” is I (incomplete) equals 0.0 quality points added to hours attempted within the specified maximum time frame. W (withdrawal) equals 0.0 quality points S (satisfactory) equals 0.0 quality points Essential Courses T (transfer credit) equals 0.0 quality points Essential courses have been developed to assist the student in eliminating deficiencies in English, Math and Reading. These courses are in addition P (pass) equals 0.0 quality points to, and do not fulfill, requirements for any program of study. These courses NP (no pass) equals 0.0 quality points are graded on a Pass/No Pass basis and are not computed in a students grade point average or maximum time frame. Students receiving financialThe number of quality points awarded in a course is determined by aid are limited to attempting 36 credit hours in Essential courses. Essentialmultiplying the number of credit hours for that subject by the number courses cannot be waived. Exceptions are at the discretion of the directorof quality points earned in the course. The grade point average (GPA) of education.is computed by dividing the total number of quality points by the totalnumber of credit hours attempted. Grades of W, S, P, NP, “I,” and T Repeated Coursesare not used in the GPA calculation. Students may repeat coursework as necessary to meet academic requirements. A student may repeat courses for which an F, D, “C”, or WIndividual progress records are permanently maintained by the College for was earned. When a student repeats a course for the purpose of raising aeach student. All grades awarded by faculty are included in the record and failing grade, the highest grade will be used in calculating the studentsare available to the student. Grade reports are issued to the student each cumulative grade point average. However, all courses taken are calculatedquarter. A student may appeal a final grade within the first week of the into credit hours attempted for the purpose of the students Maximumfollowing quarter. Time Frame (MTF) for completion. Financial aid may be received as long as all other eligibility requirements are met.Incomplete GradeAn I or incomplete grade is given when a student has not completed A student making a grade of D may advance if desired. It isthe work necessary for one of the above grades. In order to receive recommended, however, that the course be repeated if it is in the studentsan incomplete grade the student must submit a written request by major area of study. Courses that are taken and then retaken are bothcompleting an Incomplete Grade Request Form. This form must be counted towards attempted hours, and the highest grade will be used insigned and approved by the appropriate Department Chair. The student calculating the students CGPA. Essential courses may be taken no morehas two weeks from the end of the term to complete the work. If it is than two times.not completed, the student may receive an F for the course. The finalgrade/credits attempted will be included in the maximum time frame for Repeated Courses in EMS and Nursing Programsprogram completion. A minimum of a “B” is required to pass ALL core courses in the EMS and nursing programs. A grade of “C”, “D”, or “F” is considered unsatisfactory and therefore non-passing. No more than two (2) core courses may be repeated in the EMS and nursing programs. Only one repetition of any core27 | Academic Policies and Procedures
  • 28. course may be attempted. A second failure of the same course or a failure Each participating institution controls the title, credit, and content ofin a 3rd course will result in dismissal from the program. Receiving an its own courses and recommends the first digit of the course numberunsatisfactory or non-passing grade will affect the student’s progression to indicate the level at which students normally take the course. Courseto any course for which that course is a prerequisite. Nursing and EMS prefixes and the last three digits of the course numbers are assigned bystudents cannot advance in their programs with a grade of NP. members of faculty discipline committees appointed for that purpose by the Florida Department of Education in Tallahassee. Individuals nominatedGrade Penalty to serve on these committees are selected to maintain a representativeFor a student who totally withdraws from the College or is dismissed balance as to type of institution and discipline field or specialization.by the College, the withdrawal date or last known educational activitydetermines whether or not grades are recorded for that quarter. If the The course prefix and each digit in the course number have a meaning inwithdrawal date or last known educational activity is within the first the SCNS. The listing of prefixes and associated courses is referred to as thehalf of the course, a grade of W is given. If the withdrawal date or last “SCNS taxonomy.” Descriptions of the content of courses are referred to asknown educational activity occurs within the last half of the course, the “statewide course profiles.”student will receive a grade in each course. An F will be assigned to eachrequirement that is not completed and averaged in with the grades earned Example of Course Identifier for ENC1101for completed work. Prefix Level Code Century Digit Decade Digit Unit Digit Lab Code (First Digit) (first digit) (third digit) (fourth digit) ENC 1 1 0 1Course PrerequisitesSophomore, Junior and Senior course offerings may have prerequisites.Prerequisites may be waived by the Director of Education on an individual English Lower Freshman Freshman Freshman No Composition (Freshmen) Composition Composition Composition laboratorybasis. Level at this Skills Skills component institution in this courseCourse CancellationThe College reserves the right to cancel any classes which do not have a General Rule for Course Equivalenciesminimum number of students enrolled. The College will notify the student Equivalent courses at different institutions are identified by the sameby letter or telephone call. If the College cancels any class which was part prefixes and same last three digits of the course number and areof a program of study for an existing student, the College will offer an guaranteed to be transferable between participating institutions thatappropriate substitution which will enhance the educational objective for offer the course, with a few exceptions, as listed below in Exception to thethe student involved. All course substitutions made in a students program General Rule for Equivalency.of study must be approved by the Director of Education and documentedin writing in the students permanent file. For example, a freshman composition skills course is offered by 56 different postsecondary institutions. Each institution uses “ENC_101” to identify itsCourse Numbering Guide freshman composition skills course. The level code is the first digit and represents the year in which students normally take the course at a specificCity College course numbers consist of a two or three letter alpha prefix institution. In the SCNS taxonomy, “ENC” means “English Composition,” thefollowed by a three or four digit course number. The two or three letter century digit “1” represents “Freshman Composition,” the decade digit “0”alpha prefix identifies the academic discipline (see Course Descriptions). represents “Freshman Composition Skills,” and the unit digit “1” representsThe level is specified by the first digit, as follows: 1 for freshman level; 2 “Freshman Composition Skills I.”for sophomore level; 3 for junior level; and 4 for senior level. The last twodigits are reserved for departmental use in indicating sequence of courses. In the sciences and certain other areas, a “C” or “L” after the course numberOnline courses are identified by a D after the three-digit course number. is known as a lab indicator. The “C” represents a combined lecture and laboratory course that meets in the same place at the same time. The “L”Laboratory courses are identified by an “L” after the three-digit course represents a laboratory course or the laboratory part of a course that hasnumber. “C” indicates combined lab/lecture course. the same prefix and course number but meets at a different time or place. Transfer of any successfully completed course from one participatingCity College participates in the Florida Statewide Course Numbering institution to another is guaranteed in cases where the course to beSystem (SCNS). SCNS courses have a standardized three-letter prefix transferred is equivalent to one offered by the receiving institution.followed by a four-digit course number. Equivalencies are established by the same prefix and last three digits and comparable faculty credentials at both institutions. For example, ENC 1101 is offered at a community college. The same course is offered at a stateFlorida’s Statewide Course Numbering System university as ENC 2101. A student who has successfully completed ENCCourses in this catalog are identified by prefixes and numbers that were 1101 at the community college is guaranteed to receive transfer creditassigned by Florida’s Statewide Course Numbering System (SCNS). This for ENC 2101 at the state university if the student transfers. The studentnumbering system is used by all public postsecondary institutions in cannot be required to take ENC 2101 again since ENC 1101 is equivalentFlorida and 25 participating non-public institutions. The major purpose to ENC 2101. Transfer credit must be awarded for successfully completedof this system is to facilitate the transfer of courses between participating equivalent courses and used by the receiving institution to determineinstitutions. Students and administrators can use the online SCNS to satisfaction of requirements by transfer students on the same basis asobtain course descriptions and specific information about course transfer credit awarded to the native students. It is the prerogative of the receivingbetween participating Florida institutions. This information is at the SCNS institution, however, to offer transfer credit for courses successfullywebsite at http://scns.fldoe.org. completed that have not been designated as equivalent.28 | Academic Policies and Procedures
  • 29. NOTE: Credit generated at institutions on the quarter-term system may These courses need evidence of achievement (e.g., portfolio, audition,not transfer the equivalent number of credits to institutions on the interview, etc.).semester-term system. For example, 4.0 quarter hours often transfers as2.67 semester hours. Courses at Non regionally Accredited Institutions The SCNS makes available on its home page (http://scns.fldoe.org) a reportThe Course Prefix entitled “Courses at Non regionally Accredited Institutions” that containsThe course prefix is a three-letter designator for a major division of an a comprehensive listing of all non-public institution courses in the SCNSacademic discipline, subject matter area, or subcategory of knowledge. inventory, as well as each course’s transfer level and transfer effective date.The prefix is not intended to identify the department in which a course is This report is updated monthly.offered. Rather, the content of a course determines the assigned prefix toidentify the course. Questions about the Statewide Course Numbering System and appeals regarding course credit transfer decisions should be directed to the ViceAuthority for Acceptance of Equivalent Courses President of Academic Affairs for City College in the City College corporateSection 1007.24(7), Florida Statutes, states: office, 2000 W. Commercial Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309 or to the Florida Department of Education, Office of Articulation, 1401 TurlingtonAny student who transfers among postsecondary institutions that are Building, Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400. Special reports and technicalfully accredited by a regional or national accrediting agency recognized information may be requested by calling the SCNS office at (850) 245-0427by the United States Department of Education and that participate in or at http://scns.fldoe.org.the statewide course numbering system shall be awarded credit by thereceiving institution for courses satisfactorily completed by the student Dropping or Adding Coursesat the previous institutions. Credit shall be awarded if the courses The first week of each term is drop/add period. Students may officiallyare judged by the appropriate statewide course numbering system withdraw from class during drop/add period without punitive grades orfaculty committees representing school districts, public postsecondary financial obligations for the classes dropped. Please note that studentseducational institutions, and participating non-public postsecondary may withdraw from an online course during the official add/drop periodeducational institutions to be academically equivalent to courses offered but they may not add online courses. Students must register for onlineat the receiving institution, including equivalency of faculty credentials, courses a minimum of five days prior to class start (see Online courseregardless of the public or non-public control of the previous institution. requirements). See the section Course Withdrawals for additionalThe Department of Education shall ensure that credits to be accepted by a information.receiving institution are generated in courses for which the faculty possesscredentials that are comparable to those required by the accrediting Change of Programassociation of the receiving institution. The award of credit may be limited Any City College student who desires to change educational goals andto courses that are entered in the statewide course numbering system. change from one degree program to another must submit a Change ofCredits awarded pursuant to this subsection shall satisfy institutional Program Request Form together with a new Enrollment Agreement torequirements on the same basis as credits awarded to native students. the Director of Education and Director of Financial Aid/Student Services. A request for a change of program will be approved if the student isExceptions to the General Rule for Equivalency capable of showing success within another program based on the originalSince the initial implementation of the SCNS, specific disciplines or entrance/placement test scores, grades in courses already completed, andtypes of courses have been excepted from the guarantee of transfer other considerations (i.e. financial obligation incurred). A student wishingfor equivalent courses. These include courses that must be evaluated to enter a program for which a degree would be granted must meet theindividually or courses in which the student must be evaluated for mastery qualifications specifically intended for the granting of a degree.of skill and technique. If the request for a change of program is approved, the student makingThe following courses are exceptions to the general rule for course the request will be informed of the change as soon as possible, withequivalencies and may not transfer. Transferability is at the discretion of approval effective at the beginning of the next quarter. Upon approvalthe receiving institution. of the Change of Program request, courses which count towards the new •  Courses not offered by the receiving institution. program completion requirements will be transferred. A student may only •  For courses at non-regionally accredited institutions, courses offered transfer courses with a final grade of “D” or higher. Credits attempted and prior to the established transfer date of the course in question. grades earned in the student’s new program of study will count towards •  Courses in the _900-_999 series are not automatically transferable, determining satisfactory academic progress. and must be evaluated individually. These include such courses as Special Topics, Internships, Apprenticeships, Practica, Study Abroad, Upon approval of the Change of Program request, all previously attempted Theses, and Dissertations. and earned credits, plus transfer (T) and advanced standing (S) courses will •  College preparatory and vocational preparatory courses. be calculated within Maximum Time Frame. A student may only transfer •  Graduate courses. City College courses with a final grade of “D” or higher. •  Internships, apprenticeships, practica, clinical experiences, and study abroad courses with numbers other than those ranging from _900- Dual Degree _999. Students who wish to earn another degree must apply for admission to •  Applied courses in the performing arts (Art, Dance, Interior Design, the College. Upon acceptance to the College, courses which count toward Music, and Theatre) and skills courses in Criminal Justice (academy the new degree program completion requirements will be transferred. A certificate courses) are not guaranteed as transferable. student may only transfer courses with a final grade of “D” or higher.29 | Academic Policies and Procedures
  • 30. Credits attempted and grades earned in the student’s new program of Awards and Recognitionstudy will count towards determining satisfactory academic progress. The Understanding that exceptional academic achievement is earned andCollege does not offer dual majors. should be recognized, the College awards individual letters or certificates each quarter for the following:Auditing ClassesNew students may be permitted to audit a class for the first week. This will •  Perfect Attendance.only be approved by the Director of Education when one of the following •  Outstanding Academic Achievement - 3.50-3.69 term grade pointprevents them from being enrolled in classes: average. •  Directors List - 3.70-3.89 term grade point average. 1. The student has not yet met the TABE requirements. •  Presidents List - 3.90-4.00 term grade point average. 2. Proof of high school graduation has not arrived. 3. Financial Aid requirements have not been completed. Complete Status A completer is a student who is no longer enrolled in the campus andCity College graduates may audit a class with the permission of the who has either completed the time allowed or attempted the maximumDirector of Education. allowable number of credits for the program of study but did not accomplish one of the following graduation requirements:Residency RequirementThe total number of credits not earned in residency, including credit 1. Achieve a GPA of at least 2.0.by transfer, credit by City College testing, and credit from all other 2. Attain required competencies or skills.nontraditional sources may not exceed fifty percent (50%) of the total 3. Satisfy non-academic requirements.credits required for the completion of an academic degree programand no more than 25% of any diploma program. Students majoring in TranscriptsEmergency Medical Services, who hold an active Florida State Paramedic An official transcript is provided to any student who requests one inCertification, may complete the degree program with 30% of total credits writing and is free of indebtedness to the College. The first copy is free ofrequired taken in-residency. charge. Additional copies will be issued for a fee.ExternshipsExternships may have specific health related requirements that students Privacy Rights of Studentsmust adhere to. Please refer to the student handbook for the program Confidentiality is maintained according to the Family Education Rights andfor more detailed information on the requirements the student may Privacy Act (FERPA) of 1974 (otherwise known as the Buckley Amendment).experience that are beyond the programmatic medical requirements foradmission to City College. The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) (20 U.S.C. § 1232g; 34 CFR Part 99) is a Federal law that protects the privacy of studentGraduation Requirements education records.The candidate for a degree or diploma must: The law applies to all schools that receive funds under an applicable program of the U.S. Department of Education. 1. Successfully complete all specified requirements for the degree or diploma. FERPA gives parents certain rights with respect to their children’s 2. Earn a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0, C average. education records. These rights transfer to the student when he or she (Emergency Medical Services and Nursing students must earn a reaches the age of 18 or attends a school beyond the high school level. minimum grade of B in all Major Core courses and a C or better in all Students to whom the rights have transferred are eligible students. general education courses, effective Oct. 2, 2006.) 3. Achieve a specific level of performance in each skill area required for •  Parents or eligible students have the right to inspect and review the graduation. students education records maintained by the school. Schools are 4. Be free from all indebtedness to the College. not required to provide copies of records unless, for reasons such as great distance, it is impossible for parents or eligible students toGraduation with Honors review the records. Schools may charge a fee for copies.Students who meet the requirements for graduation with an Associates or •  Parents or eligible students have the right to request that a schoolBachelors Degree or diploma, and whose cumulative grade point average correct records which they believe to be inaccurate or misleading.meets the following criteria, are conferred their degrees with the honors If the school decides not to amend the record, the parent or eligibleindicated. student then has the right to a formal hearing. After the hearing, if the school still decides not to amend the record, the parent or eligibleCumulative Grade Point Average for Honors: student has the right to place a statement with the record setting Summa Cum Laude 3.90-4.00 forth his or her view about the contested information. Magna Cum Laude 3.70-3.89 •  Generally, schools must have written permission from the parent or Cum Laude 3.50-3.69 eligible student in order to release any information from a students education record. However, FERPA allows schools to disclose those records, without consent, to the following parties or under the following conditions (34 CFR § 99.31):30 | Academic Policies and Procedures
  • 31. -- School officials with legitimate educational interest. Minimum Standards of Satisfactory Academic -- Other schools to which a student is transferring. Progress for Degree Programs -- Specified officials for audit or evaluation purposes. -- Appropriate parties in connection with financial aid to a student. Evaluation Points Required Required -- Organizations conducting certain studies for or on behalf of the CGPA Completion school. 1% - 24% of Maximum Time Frame (MTF)2 1.65 40% -- Accrediting organizations. -- To comply with a judicial order or lawfully issued subpoena. 25% of MTF 2 1.80 55% -- Appropriate officials in cases of health and safety emergencies. 26% - 49% of MTF2 1.80 55% -- State and local authorities, within a juvenile justice system, 50% of MTF 1 1.80 60% pursuant to specific State law. 51% - 74% of MTF1 1.80 60% 75% of MTF 1 2.00 60%Directory InformationSchools may disclose, without written consent, “directory” information 76% - 99% of MTF 1 2.00 60%such as a student’s name, address, telephone number, date and place of 100% of MTF1 2.00birth, honors and awards, photograph, and dates of attendance. However, End of 1st Academic Year (AY)2 1.80 55%schools must tell parents and eligible students about directory information End of 2nd AY1 2.00 60%and allow parents and eligible students a reasonable amount of time to Each Subsequent AY 1 2.00 60%request that the school not disclose directory information about them.Schools must notify parents and eligible students, annually of their rights 1 A student not meeting standards is not eligible for financial aid and mustunder FERPA. The actual means of notification (special letter, inclusion be dismissed OR may remain in an extended enrollment status; probationin a PTA bulletin, student handbook, or newspaper article) is left to the not allowed at this point.discretion of each school. 2 Student not meeting standards does not have to be dismissed; probation required.Standards of Minimum Standards of Satisfactory AcademicSatisfactory Progress Progress for Diploma Programs Evaluation Points Required Required CGPA CompletionStudents enrolled at City College must be making measurable progresstoward the completion of his or her program of study. The College has 1% - 24% of Maximum Time Frame (MTF)2 1.30 40%established satisfactory academic progress (SAP) standards that stipulate 25% of MTF2 1.40 55%students must achieve a minimum cumulative grade point average (CGPA), 26% - 49% of MTF 2 1.60 55%according to a prescribed schedule of evaluation points, and complete 50% of MTF1 1.65 60%their programs of study within a maximum time frame (MTF) that is 51% - 99% of MTF 1 1.80 60%one and one-half times the number of credit hours required for his/herprogram of study. 100% of MTF 1 2.00Standards of satisfactory academic progress, as defined in this catalog, End of 1st Academic Year (AY)2 1.80 60%apply to all students. Each Subsequent AY1 2.00 60%In addition to adhering to the general Standards of Satisfactory Progress, 1 A student not meeting standards is not eligible for financial aid and muststudents majoring in Emergency Medical Services,Nursing, Anesthesia be dismissed OR may remain in an extended enrollment status; probationTechnology and Surgical Technology must achieve and maintain a not allowed at this point.minimum grade of B in all Major Core courses and a minimum grade of Cin all general education courses. 2 Student not meeting standards does not have to be dismissed; probation required.Evaluation PointsSatisfactory academic progress is measured at the end of each quarter. Standards of Satisfactory Progress for Students Receiving VA Educational BenefitsAcademic Year (AY) In addition to adhering to the general standards of satisfactory progress,An academic year is defined as a period of time beginning with the first students receiving Veteran’s Administration (VA) educational benefitsday of classes, ending on the last day of examinations and is a minimum of (VA students) must maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average33 weeks of instructional time. (CGPA) of 2.0 at the end of each term. A VA student, whose CGPA falls below 2.0 at the end of each term, will be placed on academic probation for a maximum of two consecutive terms of enrollment. If the VA student’s CGPA is still below 2.0 at the end of the second consecutive term of probation, the student’s VA educational benefits will be terminated. A VA31 | Academic Policies and Procedures/Standards of Satisfactory Progress
  • 32. student terminated from VA educational benefits due to unsatisfactory Academic Probation and Dismissal,progress may petition the institution to be recertified to receive VAeducational benefits after one term has elapsed and after attaining a CGPA Extended Enrollment, Re-Entry and Appealof 2.0. Students using veteran benefits must consult with the Director of PoliciesEducation for advisement prior to changing programs of study. Academic Probation and Academic DismissalAcademic Changes that will Impact Students who fail to earn the required CGPA and/or the required completion percentage of credit hours will be counseled and placed onCalculations to Satisfactory Academic Academic Probation. The probationary period extends for one quarter.Progress (SAP): While on probation, Title IV funds will be disbursed. At the end of the probationary period, the students CGPA and credit hours earned are againPreviously Withdrawn or Dropped Nursing reviewed using the minimum standards of satisfactory academic progress.Students If the students average and credit hours earned equals or exceeds theStudents requesting readmission to the ASN Program must submit required minimum, the student is removed from probation. If the studentstranscripts from any school attended since last attending City College. average and credit hours earned are below the required minimum, the student will be deemed not making satisfactory progress as of the end ofTransfer Courses the quarter. At this time, his/her Title IV financial aid will be terminated,A T grade is given to students whose courses taken at another institution and the student will be academically dismissed.are being transferred in for required courses at City College. The grade ofT has no effect on the students overall grade point average or successful Students placed on Academic Probation or Academic Dismissal will becompletion of courses. However, a T grade is added to hours attempted notified in writing from the Director of Education with a copy placed inwithin the specified maximum time frame. the students permanent academic file. A student who has completed two academic years (six quarters) and then falls below the minimumAdvanced Standing/Credit by Examination/ standard is not eligible for academic probation at that point. It is possible for a student to be academically dismissed without first being placed onAdvanced Standing for Professional Life/Work probation. In this case, the student may request extended enrollmentExperience status.A grade of S is given for the appropriate City College course, and thestudent is credited with having earned this curriculum requirement. Thegrade of S has no effect on the students cumulative grade point average EMS Academic Dismissal Any EMS student who fails to attain EMT licensure prior to enrollment inor successful completion of courses. However, the grade of S is added to Paramedic 3 courses will not be allowed to continue enrollment. A copy ofhours attempted within the specified maximum time frame. a student’s EMT license must be on file once they have achieved licensure. An EMS student who has not achieved licensure may choose to take oneCourse Incompletes quarter of LOA in order to achieve licensure.A student who receives an I (incomplete) has two weeks from the endof the term to complete the work. The final grade will be calculated into An EMS student must achieve EMT licensure within one year of completingthe students cumulative grade point average. The final grade/credits EMT2. Failure to do so will mean that the student will have to re-start theattempted will be included in the maximum time frame for program program and repeat all EMT courses (with the exception of EMS1010 andcompletion. EMS1059). Students who will be in violation of the Maximum Time Frame (MTF) will not be allowed to re-start the EMS program and will become anCourse Withdrawals administrative dismissal. Students must follow City College policy to re-Students may officially withdraw from class during the drop/add period enter City College in a different program.without punitive grades or financial obligations for the classes dropped.The last day of physical attendance (LDA) determines whether or not EMS and Nursing Three Strike Rulegrades are recorded for the quarter. If the LDA is within the first half of A minimum of a B is required to pass ALL core courses in the EMS andthe course, a grade of W is given. If the LDA occurs within the last half nursing programs. A grade of “C”, D or F is considered unsatisfactoryof the course, the student will receive a final letter grade in each course. and therefore non-passing. No more than 2 core courses may be repeatedThe grade of W has no effect on the students cumulative grade point in the EMS and nursing programs. Only one repeat of any core course mayaverage or successful completion of courses. However, the grade of “W” is be attempted. A second failure of the same or failure of a 3rd course willadded to hours attempted within the specified maximum time frame. result in dismissal from the program. Receiving an unsatisfactory or non- passing grade will affect the student’s progression to any course for whichChange of Program that course is a prerequisite. Nursing and EMS students cannot advance inUpon approval of the Change of Program request, all previously attempted their programs with a grade of NP.and earned credits, plus transfer (T) and advanced standing (S) courses willbe calculated within Maximum Time Frame. A student may only transfer Extended Enrollment StatusCity College courses with a final grade of “D” or higher. Students not achieving the minimum standards of satisfactory academic progress or who fail to meet the minimum standards at the end of the probationary period will be terminated from the College. Students may enroll in an extended enrollment status for one quarter to attempt to earn32 | Standards of Satisfactory Progress
  • 33. eligibility for reentry. Students in an extended enrollment status will be Reestablishing Eligibility for Reentry Aftercharged the appropriate tuition and fees but will not be eligible for any Academic Dismissal – Nursing ProgramTitle IV financial aid. While in this extended enrollment status, students Nursing students who have been academically dismissed from themust attempt to correct their academic deficiencies. The extended Associate of Science, Nursing program may return to the City Collegeenrollment status must be completed within the required maximum time nursing program if they meet the following requirements:frame. The conditions for extended enrollment status will be agreed uponin writing by the student and the academic department. 1. Earn an LPN. 2. Follow the Advanced Placement for LPN process (page 13).Academic Probation Appeal Procedure 3. Students enrolling in this program must submit the followingStudents wishing to appeal the determination that they are not Medical requirements:maintaining satisfactory progress must submit a letter to the Director • Current physical examination performed by an MD, DO, or ARNPof Education. The letter should describe any mitigating circumstances with a signed Health Clearance Form.the student feels deserve further consideration, along with pertinent • Proof of immunity via documentation of immunization or titersdocumentation. The letter must demonstrate that such circumstances had for the following: (Hep B, MMR, VZV).an adverse impact on the students satisfactory progress in the academic -- Hepatitis B series. The first of three injections must beprogram. A decision on the appeal will be made, and the student will be completed prior to admission.notified accordingly. If the appeal is decided in the students favor, the -- MMR (Measles, Rubella, and Mumps).probationary period will be extended for one quarter, and Title IV funds -- VZV (Varicella) vaccine – 2 injections.will be disbursed. Decisions to any appeal will be provided prior to the • Absence of Tuberculosis (TB)next quarter start. If the minimum requirements for satisfactory academic -- Negative PPD skin test within the last 6 months (2-step PPDprogress are not attained at the end of the second term of probation, the or single step PPD as part of an annual series) or a negativestudent will be academically dismissed. chest x-ray. • A negative urinary drug screen indicating a 10 panel drugMitigating Circumstances screen.Mitigating circumstances would include personal injury, poor health, • A tetanus (Td) booster within the last ten years.family crisis, or other unusual and significant occurrences outside the • Results of a Health Clearance Form and PPD must be updatedcontrol of the student The Director of Education may waive dismissal and yearlyextend probation for mitigating circumstances. 4. Student must hold personal health insurance. 5. Student must also have a VECHS background check.Reestablishing Eligibility for Reentry After 6. Complete an Acknowledgement of Florida Statute Section 456.0635,Academic Dismissal Essential Skills and Functional Abilities for nurses document, HealthTo reestablish eligibility for reentry, a student must remain out of school and health care responsibility form, and a clinical rotations andfor at least one quarter. Upon applying for readmission, the student requirements form.must have the approval of, and have been counseled by the Director 7. Provide transcripts from any previous nursing school attended forof Education. Counseling will include identifying areas of academic transcript and transfer credit evaluation if requested.weakness, the students desire and motivation to continue, and review of 8. The Student will return on academic probation and will not betutoring available to student. eligible for financial aid within that re-entry term. 9. The Student will have to remove him/herself from academicThe student will be placed on probation at the time of reentry. The student probation during that re-entry term.must successfully retake courses previously failed or upgrade the skills 10. Upon achieving satisfactory academic progress standards, theapplicable to the students educational objective, so that the recalculated student will become eligible for financial aid which can then beCGPA and earned credit hours meet or exceed the minimum requirements. retroactive to the initial re-entry term.At the end of the first quarter after re-entry, if the student has Students requesting readmission to the ASN Program must submitdemonstrated improvement to the required minimum SAP, she/he will be transcripts from any school attended since last attending City College.removed from probation and will be eligible for Title IV Funds for the entire Students who reenter will be accountable to the curriculum and policiespayment period in which she/he reestablished eligibility. If she/he has of the current catalog. City College nursing courses taken more than 12not reached the minimum requirement, the student will be academically months ago must be repeated. Other courses are reviewed as outlineddismissed and will not be eligible for readmission. in the College Catalog. Applicants must meet with nursing faculty or the Department Chair prior to final approval.A student may also reestablish eligibility for re-entry by enrolling in a newprogram of study. This student may not re-enroll in the program from Attendance and Withdrawal Policieswhich the student was dismissed, at any City College location. Upon re-entry into a new program, the student is eligible for Title IV financial aid. Attendance Policy for Campus-Based (Traditional)Credits attempted and grades earned with a C grade or higher will still Coursescount towards determining satisfactory academic progress. Only credits Students are expected to attend all scheduled classes regularly and onthat transfer into the new curriculum will be considered as part of the new time in order to achieve the learning goals for their program of study.maximum time frame for a student’s recalculated SAP. Students may only Excessive absenteeism may result in course failure or withdrawal from therequest one curriculum change. institution.33 | Standards of Satisfactory Progress
  • 34. Any student who does not attend classes for 14 consecutive calendar days have no impact on a student’s CGPA; but will impact their maximumwill be removed from enrollment and dropped from all courses for that time frame to completion of their course.quarter. Students who are removed from enrollment prior to Week 6 will b. Students who stop attending after Week 6, will receive an F for theearn a W on their transcript. A W will have no impact on a student’s CGPA, course and will incur a 100% financial penalty for the course. This willbut will be computed in a student’s maximum time frame calculation. impact:Students who are removed from enrollment after Week 6 will earn an F on • a student’s term GPAtheir transcript. An F will have an impact on a both a student’s CGPA and • a student’s CGPAmaximum time frame calculation. Removal from enrollment may place • the maximum time frame to completion of their coursea student on probation or in academic dismissal status. A student who isremoved from enrollment for the quarter for failure to attend classes for 14 Voluntary Withdrawal from City Collegeconsecutive days may be permitted to apply for re-entry in the subsequent Students may officially withdraw from class during the drop/add periodquarter, provided that the student is in good academic standing. Students without punitive grades or financial obligations for the classes dropped.removed from enrollment who seek re-entry in a subsequent quarter The last day of physical attendance (LDA) determines whether or notwill be required to follow all re-entry guidelines. See page 33 for re-entry grades are recorded for the quarter. If the LDA is within the first half ofrequirements. the course, a grade of W is given. If the LDA occurs within the last half of the course, the student will receive a final letter grade in each course.Mid-Quarter start attendance - Students must attend classes no later than The grade of W has no effect on the students cumulative grade pointthe second week of each mid-quarter average or successful completion of courses. However, the grade of “W” is added to hours attempted within the specified maximum time frame.Attendance Policy for Online (Non-Traditional) A student must officially withdraw from the College. A student who wishesCourses to withdraw is required to inform the institution in writing of his/herHybrid Students: These are students who are enrolled in both online and intention to withdraw. Such request must be presented in writing (mail,on-ground courses or students whose primary campus is on-ground but email or fax) or in person.are taking only online courses within a given term. To post full weeklyattendance, hybrid students must post attendance in online courses within Voluntary Withdrawal from Online Coursesthe first 3 days of the term. For the first week, updating a profile including Students have seven days (end of official add/drop period) from theuploading a photo/avatar within the profile section or responding start of the term to officially withdraw from an online course, regardlessto any of the threaded discussions or reflection questions will count of posting attendance. Hybrid students must contact the Registrar oftowards attendance (not grades) for the course. For the remaining weeks, their On-ground campus to withdraw from an online course. Online onlyattendance is accumulated based on the number of punctual, completed students must contact the Student Online Coordinator or Online Registrareducational activities. to withdraw from an online course.Hybrid students who attend their on-ground classes, but do not attend Administrative Withdrawal/Dismissal from Thetheir online classes/post attendance within the given add/drop period will Collegeremain enrolled in their online course and incur a cost for the course. All students are expected to maintain a satisfactory level of academic achievement, to conduct themselves as responsible adults, and to attendOnline only students: These are students enrolled in Online programs. classes regularly. The College reserves the right to dismiss any studentOnline students must post attendance within the first 3 days of the term. who:For the first week, updating your profile including uploading a photo/ 1. Fails to maintain satisfactory academic progress.avatar within the profile section or responding to any of the threaded 2. Exhibits conduct the administration deems detrimental to thediscussions or reflection questions will count towards attendance for the individual, other students, the community, or the College.course. For the remaining weeks, attendance is accumulated based on the 3. Fails to meet attendance requirements.number of completed educational activities. 4. Fails to meet financial obligations to the College as agreed upon. Specific standards of academic progress and class attendance areOnline only students who do not attend their online classes/post detailed in the sections of this catalog.attendance within the first seven days of the term (end of official add/ (See Standards of Academic Progress, page 31 and Student Code ofdrop period) will be administratively withdrawn from their online classes Conduct Policy on page 36.)with no financial penalty. As a result, the student will be administrativelydropped from school since they will have no enrollment. Students will berequired to pay the re-start fee of $100 when returning to either online or Leave of Absenceon-ground courses at City College. Students enrolled in multiple online The College recognizes that personal situations may arise whichcourses with attendance in at least one of those courses will incur a charge may require an extended period of time to resolve. It would not befor all online courses. advantageous to the student to maintain continuous enrollment when conflicting pressures prevent regular attendance. A student must submit aBoth Hybrid and online only students who attend online classes within Request for Leave of Absence form, available in the office of the Registrarthe designated add/drop period, but do not attend after that and do not and/or the Director of Education. The Leave of Absence must be approvedrequest official withdrawal from online courses will be treated as follows: by the Director of Education and other college officials as designated on the request form.a. Students who attend between Weeks 1 and Week 5 will receive a W for the course and incur a 100% financial penalty for the course. This will34 | Standards of Satisfactory Progress
  • 35. The Director of Education will notify the student whether or not the Leave Course Cancellationof Absence is approved. Only one Leave of Absence will be approved in a City College online requires that there is a minimum number of students intwelve (12) month period. an online course. In rare circumstances, the College may cancel an online course on the first day of class due to low enrollment. Every effort will beA Leave of Absence, instead of a formal withdrawal, indicates that the made to move students to either another online course which meets theirstudent sincerely intends to resume his/her education at a specified time. educational requirements or a similar class for hybrid students. Even if a student has logged into the online environment prior to course start, theCriteria for Leave of Absence: student will incur no financial liability if the course is cancelled. a.  No leave of absence may exceed one (1) quarter. b.  A student must complete the quarter and have at least one passing grade. Guidelines for Online Enrollment c.  A student cannot be on probation. Both Hybrid and on-line only students MUST be registered for online classes a minimum of five days prior to the start of the term.A student must be aware and fully responsible for the fact that the coursesneeded in his/her program may not be offered in the term(s) in which s/ City College has a rigorous online educational platform which requires thathe returns. This may result in an extension of his/her program time. If a students are motivated and self-driven to be successful within courses.student does not return to school at the end of the designated Leave of There is substantial reading, research, collaborative learning, and writingAbsence, they will be withdrawn as of their last date activities which students must complete in a timely manner on their ownof attendance. The College does not guarantee that upon return, the time. As such, City College uses the following guidelines for enrollingcourses which a student needs will be offered or available. The College online students.will make every attempt to place a student into scholastically appropriatecourses to keep the student on track to graduation. However, this is not Hybrid Studentsguaranteed. On-ground students who have completed at least one quarter at City College may enroll in an online course.City College Online Policies and Procedures •  Students will be required to take a mandatory orientation and readiness assessment to ensure that they understand the technologyCity College offers courses and programs that can be taken through necessary for success and the rigor of an online course. Students whoonline instruction. Through these courses, we are able to supplement do not successfully complete the orientation or readiness assessmentour traditional campus-based curriculum and programs with courses may re-take this enrollment in a subsequent quarter.that meet the unique educational needs of the student by providing •  Hybrid students can take a maximum of two online courses in a termoff-campus learning opportunities, and integrating distance learning in addition to their on-ground classes.techniques and technology. Online courses are not required but are an •  Hybrid students may not register for online courses in their firstoption. Students who wish to complete courses via distance learning must quarter of enrollment at City College.be aware that successful completion of online courses depends heavilyupon self-motivation as well as technical proficiency in computer and Students Enrolled in Online Programsinternet use. In addition, students must possess good English and writing •  Online only students must also complete a mandatory orientationskills as well as effective time management strategies. and readiness assessment to ensure that they understand the technology necessary for success and the rigor of an online course.Students registering for online courses must have successfully completed Students who do not successfully complete the orientation orat least one academic term at the College. readiness assessment may re-take this for enrollment in a subsequent quarter.Online Course Requirements •  Online only students can take a maximum of three online courses (12 1. Students not enrolled in an online program must complete 50% of credits) in a single term. the total number of courses within a degree program on campus, via •  Students registered in online only programs must adhere to the residential delivery. following policies: 2. Students must complete City College’s Online orientation (either on campus or online) prior to registration for an online course. 3. Students must have access to an off-campus computer (see online City College Online Classroom Policies technology requirements). 4. Students must have off-campus Internet access. City College online City College Online Weekly Schedule courses require a minimum of DSL and broadband connection is City College online classes have a duration of 11 weeks. Students are preferred. required to participate each week in order to maximize their learning 5. Students must have an e-mail address. potential and to receive both attendance and assignment points. The City 6. Students will purchase the textbook (may be traditional or an e-book) College online week begins on Sunday and ends on Saturday. Students for the course. must enter the LMS and post at least twice between Monday and Friday. 7. There is an additional $150.00 fee for each online course. Attendance is posted on Fridays at 1 PM. 8. Students who are unable to take online examinations may be required to go to a campus to complete an on-ground midterm and/ Conduct Policy for Classes or final examination. In the City College online classroom, students will submit assignments and post comments within threaded discussions and answer reflection35 | Standards of Satisfactory Progress
  • 36. questions. This is an educational platform and students expected to Browserbehave accordingly and use education appropriate language and •  Courses offered online are best viewed using Microsoft Internetstandards at all times. When commenting on other students work or Explorer v 7/8 (PC), Firefox (3.X and higher) or Safariassignments, care should be taken to be respectful even when challengingor disagreeing with someone. Java Script and Cookies •  Both enabledLate WorkCity College online requires that students post assignments on or before Audiothe due dates. If an instructor decides to accept a late assignment because •  Sound and microphone for collaborationthe student has demonstrated verifiable mitigating circumstances suchas death, illness, unplanned event, natural disaster, and or technical issues, Suggested Softwarelate work will have 10% of the grade deducted for each day that the •  Adobe Flash 8 playerassignment is late. No assignments will be accepted without prior approval •  Adobe Acrobat Reader 5 or higherfrom the instructor. •  Java JRE 1.5.0_06-JDK 1.5.0_16; Java 6 not supported •  Microsoft Office (including MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MSOnline Examinations Process Access, and MS Outlook), Norton AntivirusCity College online students will take tests and examinations. Each •  Open Officeinstructor will provide guidelines regarding testing in specific courses. Suggested PeripheralsExamination Makeup Policies •  CD or DVD burnerEach instructor will provide guidelines regarding examination makeup •  Color Inkjet Printerpolices in specific courses. •  Color Flatbed Scanner •  Digital Camera •  WebcamVerification of Identity During ExaminationsThere are also provisions for identification during a test taking process:Students may be asked to provide directory information (studentnumbers, special passwords, etc) during a test for verification of student Student Code ofidentity. Conduct Policy and Academic IntegrityCity College Usage ReportCity College online monitors each students activity within the LMS. CityCollege has a usage report which faculty and administrators can use todetermine the dates and times and the length of time which studentsspend within the LMS. City College recognizes its students as responsible and capable adults and citizens preparing for a career. Students are, therefore, expectedTechnology Requirements for City College Online to conduct themselves appropriately during their education processCourses in accordance of what will be expected of them upon graduation and entering the workforce. The City College Student Code of Conduct PolicyComputer applies to all students and student organizations endorsed by City College. •  Intel 1 GHz or higher The Student Conduct Policy shall apply to all student conduct that occurs •  AMD 1 GHz or higher on a City College campus and/or an event sponsored by City College, •  100mb of hard drive free inclusive of externships and clinical sites. At the discretion of the Executive Director and/or the Director of Education or his or her designee, the policyMemory shall also apply to off-campus student conduct when the conduct, as •  Windows XP with 512 MB RAM or more alleged, adversely affects a substantial college interest and potentially •  Vista/Windows 7 with 1GB RAM or more violates a campus policy. •  Mac OS X •  Note: Please check the system requirements for the software as Anti-Hazing Policy specific Microsoft service packs may be required for Windows 2000 or XP. These service packs are available as free downloads on Microsofts It is the policy of City College that there will be no initiations (hazing) web site: http://www.microsoft.com connected with any College-sponsored club/organization. All clubs/ organizations formed by City College students must be approved by theInternet Connection Director of Education and are under the strict auspices of a staff or faculty •  Broadband is strongly encouraged member. Any deviation from this policy may result in immediate dismissal. •  Confirm that pop-up blockers are disabled and confirm that firewall allows full communication with LMS36 | Standards of Satisfactory Progress/Student Code of Conduct Policy and Academic Integrity
  • 37. Definition of Terms For the first infraction: a. The student may either fail the assignment and lose the grade for that assignment without the possibility of replacing that grade orAcademic Integrity b. The student may fail the course and be required to re-take the course.City College defines Academic Integrity as a code of ethics governing The Director of Education must approve the decision of the instructor.honesty in a student’s pursuit of scholarly research and application. As such, A copy of the Disciplinary Notice form and any decision made will beinfractions of City College’s Academic integrity policy are deemed to be a placed in the student academic file.form of academic dishonesty. For a second infraction, the student is subject to either:Suspension a. Suspension from the College orSuspension is at the discretion of the Director of Education, Executive b. Conduct Dismissal from the College.Director or the Disciplinary Appeals Panel. Suspension should not exceedtwo academic quarters. Students who are suspended are not eligible for For a second infraction, the decision for suspension and/or dismissal willa Leave of Absence and upon application for reentry to City College must reside with the Director of Education, since faculty members may not bepay the $100 Re-start fee. aware of a student’s prior infraction. A copy of the Disciplinary Notice form and any decision made will be placed in the student academic file alongConduct Dismissal with the letter to the student indicating that they have either beenA student is administratively dismissed from the College for violation of suspended or dismissed from school for violation of the Student code ofthe student conduct policy. The student is not eligible for re-entry into City conduct.College. Special Note: Egregious behavior on the part of a student can result inDisciplinary Procedures immediate dismissal from the College. For all other infractions, the final decision rests with the Executive Director.Any City College staff or faculty member may file a complaint that astudent is in violation of the student conduct policy. Appeals to Violations of the Code of Conduct •  The complaint must be prepared in writing by completing the Decisions Disciplinary Notice Form. The complaint should include the nature of the infraction, the date, time, location. The names of students, faculty A student who has been found to be in violation of the City College Code and or staff or witnesses should be included. of Conduct will have the opportunity to appeal the decision made. The •  Complaints should be submitted in a timely manner and should student’s appeal must be in writing and within 14 days of the College’s account for no more than 48 hours after the alleged infraction, unless decision. The student will then present their case to the Disciplinary there are extenuating circumstances requiring more time which Appeals Panel which may consist of the following members: should be documented. a. Campus Executive StaffDisciplinary Sanctions b. Campus StaffFor cases of infractions of academic integrity, faculty members have two c. Faculty and or Student membersoptions. The decision of the Disciplinary Appeals Panel is final.37 | Student Conduct Policy and Academic Integrity
  • 38. Programs of Study 05. Programs of Study • General Education • Bachelor of Science Programs • Associate of Science Programs • Diploma Programs • Continuing Education/Professional Enhancement Courses Dujuan Walker - Graduate Associate of Science in Broadcasting38 | Section Title 38 |Programs ofof Study Programs Study Course Descriptions
  • 39. Programs of StudyGeneral Education Associate of Science students must choose six courses from anyCity College believes that a sound foundation in the liberal arts combination of disciplines.(general education) is an essential complement to its many career- Bachelor of Science students must choose a minimum of six fromoriented programs. General education courses ensure that graduates Humanities and Fine Arts, four from Mathematics and the Sciences, andare effective communicators, creative thinkers, as well as collaborative four from Social and Behavioral Sciences.with an awareness of and appreciation for people, cultures, along withcontemporary, national and global issues. Humanities and Fine Arts Quarter Credit Hours CGS1101 Introduction to Data Processing 4 ENC1101 Composition I 4 ENC1102 Composition II 4 HUM1020 Humanities 4 LIT2000 Introduction to Literature 4 PHI2014 Introduction to Philosophy 4 PHI2109 Critical Thinking 4 PHI4609 Ethics 4 SPC1017 Oral Communications 4 SPN1120 Spanish 4 Mathematics and The Sciences BSC1020 Biology and The Human Experience 4 CHM1033 Chemistry for Health Sciences 4 EVR1001 Living in the Environment 4 GEA1000 Geography 4 GEA4191 World Environments 4 HUN1206 Nutrition 4 IDS4914 Research Methods 4 MAT1030 College Algebra 4 MCB2010 Microbiology 4 MGF1106 Topics in College Mathematics 4 MTB1344 Algebra and Trigonometry 4 MTB2324 Calculus I 4 STA2014 Statistics 4 Social and Behavioral Sciences DEP2004 Human Growth and Development 4 ECO1000 Introduction to Economics 4 ECO2013 Principles of Macroeconomics 4 ECO2027 Principles of Microeconomics 4 IDS2306 Contemporary American Issues 4 POS1041 American National Government 4 PSY1012 Principles of Psychology 4 SYD4700 Race and Ethnic Relations 4 SYG2000 Sociology 439 | Programs of Study
  • 40. Bachelor of Science ProgramsBachelor of Science in Business AdministrationThe objective of the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration is complemented with a general education quantitative and qualitativeto provide students who have already earned an Associate Degree with component. Courses under this program include the Major Core, thethe tools for advancement or possible career shift in leadership positions Concentration Core, the General Education unit, related requirementswithin the local, national, and international corporate and government and elective courses to complete degree towards a Bachelor of Science incommunities. The Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration Business Administration (BSBA).is comprised of a theoretical and technical academic emphasisManagement Major(Fort Lauderdale, Gainesville, Miami, and Online)The Business Administration Management Major offers advanced business, and mid-management level positions in banking, marketing, sales,marketing and operations courses as well as the courses which will personnel, management and operations. The curriculum consists of a totalprovide the student with current and innovative business and managerial of one hundred eighty (180) credit hours, presented over 12-14 quarters.techniques. Graduates of the program will have opportunities for entry Major Core Quarter Credit Hours APA1111 Accounting I 4 APA2121 Accounting II 4 BUL2131 Business Law and Ethics 4 GEB1011 Business Principles 4 MAN2021 Principles of Management 4 MAR1011 Principles of Marketing 4 MNA1100 Principles of Human Resources 4 MTB1103 Business Math 4 STA2014 Statistics 4 Total Major Core Requirements: 36 Concentration Core MAR3414 Sales Strategies 4 MAR4333 Integrated Advertising 4 MAN4504 Operations Management 4 MAN3605 Cross Cultural Human Relations 4 MAR4503 Consumer Behavior 4 MAN4151 Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Development 4 MAR4156 Global Marketing 4 MAN4720 Business Policy and Strategy 4 ENC4263 Writing for Management 4 FIN3400 Corporate Finance 4 ISM4011 Management Information Systems 4 Total Concentration Core Requirements: 44 Related Requirements CGS1170C Internet Fundamentals 4 ENC1100 College English 4 OST1142C Keyboarding I 4 SLS1201 Personal Development 4 SLS2301 Professional Strategies 4 Total Related Requirements: 2040 | Programs of Study
  • 41. General Education CoursesENC1101 Composition I 4PHI4609 Ethics 4IDS4914 Research methods 4GEA4191 World Environments 4SYD4700 Race and Ethnic Relations 4SYG2000 Sociology 4ECO1000 Introduction to Economics 4Humanities and Fine Arts (4 courses) 16Mathematics and the Sciences (2 courses) 8Social and Behavioral Sciences (1 course) 4 Total General Education Courses: 56Business Electives 12Electives 12 Total Credits Required for Graduation: 18041 | Programs of Study
  • 42. Accounting Major(Fort Lauderdale and Miami)The Business Administration Accounting Major offers students who have business and bookkeeping practices. Graduates of the program may havealready earned an Associate Degree advanced financial accounting, cost opportunities for entry and mid-management level positions in banking,accounting, finance and taxation courses as well as a complement of finance, bookkeeping, and accountancy. The curriculum consists of amanagerial courses to provide the student with professional knowledge total of one hundred eighty-four (184) credit hours, presented over 12-14and skills to advance and improve abilities as they relate to general quarters. Major Core APA1111 Accounting I 4 APA2121 Accounting II 4 BUL2131 Business Law and Ethics 4 GEB1011 Business Principles 4 MAN2021 Principles of Management 4 MAR1011 Principles of Marketing 4 MNA1100 Principle of Human Resources 4 MTB1103 Business Math 4 STA2014 Statistics 4 Total Major Core Requirements: 36 Concentration Core APA2132 Accounting III 4 AC321 Cost Accounting and Control I 4 APA3145 Computerized Accounting 4 AC340 Intermediate Accounting I 4 AC341 Intermediate Accounting II 4 AC363 Auditing II 4 AC432 Accounting Information Systems 4 AC440 Intermediate Accounting III 4 ACG2630 Auditing 4 MAR4503 Consumer Behavior 4 MAN4720 Business Policy and Strategy 4 FIN3400 Corporate Finance 4 APA3803 Federal Income Taxation 4 Total Concentration Core Requirements: 52 Related Requirements CGS2510C Computerized Spreadsheets 4 ENC1100 College English 4 OST1142C Keyboarding I 4 SLS1201 Personal Development 4 SLS2301 Professional Strategies 4 Total Related Requirements: 20 General Education ENC1101 Composition I 4 ECO1000 Introduction to Economics 4 GEA4191 World Environments 4 IDS4914 Research methods 4 PHI4609 Ethics 4 SYG2000 Sociology 4 SYD4700 Race and Ethnic Relations 442 | Programs of Study
  • 43. General Education (cont.)Humanities and Fine Arts (4 courses) 16Mathematics and the Sciences (2 courses) 8Social and Behavioral Sciences (1 courses) 4 Total General Education Requirements: 56Business Electives 12Electives 8 Total Credits Required for Graduation: 18443 | Programs of Study
  • 44. Project Management Major(Fort Lauderdale, Gainesville, and Miami)The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration program with a Technical expertise in applied management will prepare students formajor in Project Management is designed to provide students with the supervisory roles, mid-level management and administrative positionsknowledge, skills and techniques necessary to effectively initiate, plan, in both corporate and government communities. Thus graduates ofexecute, control and complete a particular project in their area of previous local Associate of Science degree programs will develop the tools fortechnical training. This program is designed as a degree completion advancement or possible career shift in leadership positions within theirprogram for Associate Degree holders from any nationally or regionally local, national or international corporate and government communities.accredited college and will provide students with preparation foradvancement through the concentration skill set of project management. Transfer Credit 36 credit hours in lower division major earned as a component of an Associate of Science degree in a technical field. Transfer Credit 36 Transfer Electives 20 Related Requirements 12 Life Skills: College Success, Professional Strategies, Personal Leadership Computer Skills (1): Word Processing, Computer Applications ENC1100 (College English) Major Core GEB3444 Business Trends and Issues 4 MAN4504 Operations Management 4 MAN3605 Cross Cultural Human Relations 4 MAN4151 Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Development 4 MAN4720 Business Policy and Strategy 4 ISM4011 Management Information Systems 4 FIN3400 Corporate Finance 4 or ACG3085 Accounting Concepts and Applications 4 ENC4263 Writing for Management 4 MNA3037 Project Management and Planning 4 MNA3038 Project Estimation and Budgeting 4 MNA4574 Contracts and Procurement 4 MNA4039 Project Risk Management 4 MNA3521 Quality Assurance and Evaluation 4 MNA4920 Project Management Seminar 4 Total Major Core Requirements: 56 General Education GEA4191 World Environments 4 IDS4914 Research methods 4 PHI4609 Ethics 4 STA2014 Statistics 4 SYD4700 Race and Ethnic Relations 4 Humanities and Fine Arts (5 courses) 20 Mathematics and The Sciences (1 course) 4 Social and Behavioral Sciences (3 courses) 12 Total General Education Requirements: 56 Total Credits Required for Graduation: 18044 | Programs of Study
  • 45. RN to BSN (Bachelor of Science in Nursing)(Online)City College’s RN to BSN Program builds upon prior knowledge obtained •  The RN to BSN Program consists of 180 quarter credits. Theduring previous nursing education and through professional experience curriculum is an advanced placement program requiring the transferto allow practicing registered nurses the opportunity to expand their of credit for previous education. BSN students must have an activeknowledge base and to prepare them for new career opportunities. nursing license to be eligible for entry into the BSN program. TheEmphasis is placed on assisting students to develop a professional practice active Nursing license transfers 80 quarter credits of Nursing core andthat highlights collaborative approaches and evidence – based practice. related requirements into the BSN program. There are an additionalStudents will explore the application of concepts from the management 52 credits of General Education credits which may be eligible forand education fields to professional nursing practice roles. transfer credit if they meet City College transfer credit guidelines. Students must submit official transcripts for transfer of GeneralProgram Outcomes Education courses. •  Analyze inter-professional relationships and collaboration skills within Programmatic Entry Requirements a diverse and changing healthcare environment for the improvement To be accepted into the City College Online Bachelor of Science, Nursing of healthcare outcomes. program, applicants must meet the following entrance criteria: •  Evaluate health care issues from within the context of ethical and legal principles. 1. Complete a City College online program application. •  Analyze trends within the history of professional nursing and the 2. Have proof of graduation from a state approved Associate Degree evolving healthcare delivery system to predict future nursing roles. or Diploma nursing program and submit transcripts from previously •  Synthesize new knowledge from research and information tools attended colleges. Official transcripts must be provided to the with previous professional knowledge to implement expanded academic department prior to enrollment, but no later than 30 days professional nursing roles and evidence-based practice. after the start of the initial term of enrollment. Students in the RN •  Analyze political, economic, organizational, educational, and to BSN Program may not continue enrollment without transcripts advocacy strategies to contribute to improved health care delivery to documenting graduation from an approved nursing program. individuals, groups, families, communities, and national and global Transfer students must provide official transcripts from all colleges populations. attended no later than thirty (30) days after the start of their first •  Conduct assessments of individuals, groups, communities and term at City College. After thirty (30) days, other credits may not be populations as the basis for planning care for health promotion and accepted for transfer. Once a prospective BSN student holds a current health maintenance. and unencumbered nursing license, there is no expiration date on the •  Integrate knowledge of leadership principles, economic transfer of Nursing courses. accountability, change theory and evidence-based practice into a 3. Verification of RN licensure in Florida or state of residence. plan to improve quality of health care delivery. 4. Have a VECHS background check. •  Create a plan as a part of personal accountability for ongoing personal and professional growth. Transfer Credit College Composition 8 Biologic or Physical Science 20 Credit for A and P I and II with labs and Microbiology with lab (15 cr) will be granted at the successful completion of the first term of the program. Humanities and electives 16 Social Sciences 8 College math or algebra 4 Nursing (Granted at the successful completion of the first term of the program) 56 Transfer Credit Requirements: 112 Concentration Core NUR3805 Nursing in a Diverse and Changing Healthcare Environment 4 NUR3871 Healthcare Informatics 4 NUR3065 Assessment of Health and Wellness 4 NUR3636 Nursing a Diverse Community 4 NUR3169 Research and Evidence-based Practice 4 NUR4827 Professional Leadership and Management in Healthcare 4 NUR4836 Healthcare and Professional Nursing Issues for Today and the Future 4 NUR4945 Nursing Capstone 4 Total Concentration Core Requirements: 3245 | Programs of Study
  • 46. Special Focus ElectiveOption 1 Clinical Teaching and PreceptorshipsNSP3857 Principles of Teaching and Learning 4NSP3858 Principles of Clinical Learning 4NSP4859 Evaluation of Clinical Learning 4Option 2 Beginning ManagementMAN2021 Principles of Management 4MNA1100 Principles of Human Resources 4MAN2202 Organizational Theory 4 Total Special Focus Elective Requirements: 12General EducationSYD4700 Race and Ethnic Relations 4MAN3605 Cross Cultural Human Relations 4STA2104 Statistics 4IDS4914 Research Methods 4ECO1000 Introduction to Economics 4 Total General Education Requirements: 20Electives (choose one)MNA3037 Project Management and Planning 4MAN4151 Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Development 4IDS2306 Contemporary American Issues 4 Total Elective Requirements: 4 Total Credits Required for Graduation: 18046 | Programs of Study
  • 47. Associate of Science ProgramsAssociate of Science in Allied Health Phlebotomy Technician, and Medical Office Assistant are offered at CityThe Associate of Science Degree is comprised of technical training in College by arrangement with the National Center for Competency Testinga given field combined with a General Education component. General (NCCT).Education courses allow for further development of listening, speaking,reading and writing skills while technical training will aid the student in Programmatic Entry Requirementsachieving his/her full potential for promotion and advancement withina chosen field. City College offers several majors under the Associate of In addition to the regular Admissions requirements, students applyingScience Allied Health Degree. These majors include Medical Assisting, to any of the Allied Health programs (Medical Assisting, Medical OfficeMedical Office Administration with a track in Insurance Billing and Coding Administration with a Track in Billing and Coding, Mental Healthand Mental Health Technology. Courses under these majors are comprised Technology and Phlebotomy) have the following admissions criteria:of a Major component, Concentration Core, General Education unit andrequired electives to complete degree requirements. The National 1. A VECHS background check is recommended.Board Certifications in medical specialties including Medical Assistant, 2. Complete an Acknowledgement of Florida Statute Section 456.0635.Medical Assisting Major(Fort Lauderdale, Gainesville, Hollywood, and Miami)The Medical Assisting major provides students with opportunities to and Hepatitis titer performed by a MD, DO or ARNP, prior to enrollingdevelop secretarial, laboratory, and clinical skills required to work closely in MEA1245C Phlebotomy Procedures, MEA1226C, Examining Roomwith physicians and other health care professionals. Students apply their Procedures and MEA2260C Clinical Lab Procedures. In addition, anclassroom knowledge to actual work experiences while on externship at updated physical exam and negative PPD result must be on filed for thea College approved health care facility. Students enrolling in this program year in which the student is to be placed in an externship. This curriculummust submit proof of a physical examination, negative PPD (Tuberculosis is comprised of a total of ninety-two (92) credit hours presented overScreen) or negative chest x-ray Radiology Report , and Hepatitis Series seven (7) quarters. Major Core ENC1100 College English 4 HSC1531 Medical Terminology 4 HSC1403C Medical Emergencies- CPR 2 BSC1093 Anatomy and Physiology of Structural Systems 4 BSC1094 Anatomy and Physiology of Organ Systems 4 MEA1346C Computerized Medical Office Management 4 MEA2235 Medical Law and Ethics 4 HIM2270 Medical Insurance 4 MEA1245C Phlebotomy Procedures 4 MEA1226C Examining Room Procedures 4 MEA2260C Clinical Laboratory Procedures 4 MEA2803 Medical Assisting Externship 6 HSC2149 Pharmacology 4 OST1142C Keyboarding I 4 Total Major Core Requirements: 56 General Education 24 Electives 12 Total Credits Required for Graduation: 9247 | Programs of Study
  • 48. Medical Office Administration Major with a Track in Insurance Billing and Coding(Fort Lauderdale, Gainesville, Hollywood, and Miami)The Medical Office Administration Major with a Track in Insurance Billing may be required to submit proof of a physical examination, negative PPDand Coding provides students with the necessary background, knowledge, (Tuberculosis Screen) or negative chest X-ray Radiology Report, Hepatitisand specialized skills for a career in the medical billing and coding Series and Hepatitis titer performed by a physician and other licensedprofession. Secretarial and administrative skills are emphasized providing health care provider prior to enrolling in the industry practicum. Thegraduates with the opportunity to qualify for entry level opportunities curriculum consists of a total of ninety-four (94) credit hours presentedsuch as Medical Coding Clerk, Medical Billing Specialist, Medical Records over seven (7) quarters.Clerk and Medical Office Assistant. Any student who chooses to be placedin a healthcare facility as an industry practicum as an elective Major Core APA1111 Accounting I 4 CGS2500C Word Processing 4 ENC1100 College English 4 HSC1531 Medical Terminology 4 HSC1403C Medical Emergencies- CPR 2 BSC1093 Anatomy and Physiology of Structural Systems 4 BSC1094 Anatomy and Physiology of Organ Systems 4 MEA1346C Computerized Medical Office Management 4 MEA2235 Medical Law and Ethics 4 HIM2270 Medical Insurance 4 HIM2222 ICD-9 CM Coding 4 HIM2253 CPT-Current Procedural Terminology 4 HIM2000 Medical Records Management 4 HSC2149 Pharmacology 4 OST1142C Keyboarding I 4 Total Major Core Requirements: 58 General Education 24 Electives 12 Total Credits Required for Graduation: 9448 | Programs of Study
  • 49. Mental Health Technology Major(Gainesville)The Mental Health Technology Major prepares students with the technical Graduates of this program will be eligible to sit for the nationalabilities, both written and verbal, for the mental health profession, certification examination for psychiatric technicians offered by theas the focus moves from institutionalized rehabilitative services to American Association of Psychiatric Technicians and will have completeddevelopmental community-based services. Students will be prepared to partial requirements for the Certified Addictions Professional (CAP)assist psychiatrists, psychologists, and other mental health professionals in credential as outlined in Florida Statutes. This curriculum is comprised of aassessment, referral, counseling, and recreational activities for patients/ total of ninety-four (94) credit hours presented over seven (7) quarters.clients in residential and outpatient mental health care facilities. Major Core ENC1100 College English 4 HSC1531 Medical Terminology 4 MEA2235 Medical Law and Ethics 4 HIM2000 Medical Records-Management 4 HSC2149 Pharmacology 4 HUS1003 Introduction to Mental Health Technology 4 HUS1302 Basic Counseling Skills 4 HUS2331 Assessments and Interventions In Mental Health 4 HUS2540 Marriage and Family 4 HUS2111 Individual and Group Therapeutic Approaches 4 HUS2405 Substance Abuse Issues in Mental Health 4 HUS2520 Abnormal Psychology 4 HUS2841 Mental Health Externship 6 Total Major Core Requirements: 54 General Education 24 Electives 16 Total Credits Required for Graduation: 94Alternative Track: Alcohol/Substance Abuse SpecialistThe Mental Health Technology Associate of Science degree program with With additional training and work experience the Mental Healtha focus on substance abuse issues is designed to help students enter the Technology Substance Abuse tract will enable a student to become afield of substance abuse treatment. The courses follow the same format Certified Addiction Counselor. An Associate of Science degree alongas the basic Mental Health Technology Major, but with a specialization with 4,000 hours of direct experience in the addictions field will allowon substance abuse. Students who complete the Substance Abuse the student to sit for the Certified Addictions Counselor certificationtrack will learn about substance abuse issues in mental health, what are examination.some commonly abused substances, identification and intervention insubstance abuse, and how to evaluate the treatment environment. Major Core ENC1100 College English 4 HSC1531 Medical Terminology 4 MEA2235 Medical Law and Ethics 4 HIM2000 Medical Records Management 4 HSC2149 Pharmacology 4 HUS1003 Introduction To Mental Health Technology 4 HUS1302 Basic Counseling Skills 4 HUS2331 Assessments and Interventions In Mental Health 4 HUS2400 Abused Substances and Their Effects 4 HUS2405 Substance Abuse Issues In Mental Health 4 HUS2424 Identification and Intervention In Substance Abuse 449 | Programs of Study
  • 50. Major Core (cont.)HUS2420 Evaluation Of The Treatment Environment 4HUS2841 Mental Health Externship 6 Total Major Core Requirements: 54General Education 24Electives 16 Total Credits Required for Graduation: 9450 | Programs of Study
  • 51. Associate of Science Anesthesia Technology(Fort Lauderdale and Miami)The Anesthesiology Technician Program at City College is a comprehensive Programmatic Entry Requirementsentry-level program designed to prepare the student for a rewardingprofessional career. Students will take a variety of didactic and clinical In addition to the regular Admission requirements, students applying tocourses with a focus on the Patient Simulation Center that will provide the Surgical Technology or the Anesthesia Technology program have the“real life” scenarios of a demanding clinical environment. The integration following admissions criteria:of lecture, simulation and clinical will help the student transition fromthe academic/clinical environment to the profession upon graduation. 1. Students wishing to enroll in this program must take the Test of AdultStudents will be required to complete 660 hours of didactic lecture and Basic Education (TABE) and achieve a minimum composite score of810 hours of clinical training in hospitals or other surgical settings. The 30.0 and cannot score less than an 8 in any subject.curriculum is comprised of 99 credits over 8 quarters. 2. Students enrolling in this program must submit proof of having completed the following Medical requirements:Program Outcomes • Current physical examination performed by an MD, DO or ARNP with a signed Health Clearance Form. •  Obtain a Basic Life Support certificate. • Proof of immunity via documentation of immunization or titers •  Demonstrate proficiency in: Purpose, use and care of physiological for the following: monitors relating to the administration of anesthesia. -- Hepatitis B series. The first of three injections must be •  Discuss ethical and legal issues and responsibilities related to the field completed prior to admission. of the anesthesia technician. -- MMR (Measles, Rubella, and Mumps). •  Describe biologic hazards, infection control, and standard -- VZV (Varicella) vaccine – 2 injections. precautions. • Absence of Tuberculosis (TB) •  Explain fire, electrical, laser and explosion hazards in the operating -- Negative PPD skin test within the last 6 months (2-step PPD room and other anesthesia-related areas. or single step PPD as part of an annual series) or a negative •  List the storage, use and safe handling of bulk and cylinder gases. chest x-ray. •  Define the structure, function and care of all components of • A negative urinary drug screen indicating a 10 panel drug anesthesia delivery systems. screen. •  Demonstrate proficiency in sterile technique and the principals of • A tetanus (Td) booster within the last ten years. Results of a aseptic practice. Health Clearance Form and PPD must be updated yearly. •  Describe the usage of common anesthetic gases. 3. Student must hold personal health insurance. •  Differentiate the type and indications for local, monitored anesthesia 4. Student must have a VECHS background check. care (MAC), regional and general anesthesia. 5. Student must complete an Acknowledgement of Florida Statute •  Provide understanding in principles of purchasing and supply levels. Section 456.0635. •  Demonstrate competency in effective communication skills. Major Core BSC1093 Anatomy and Physiology of Structural Systems 4 BSC1094 Anatomy and Physiology of Organ Systems 4 MCB2010 Microbiology 4 MCB2010L Microbiology Lab 1 HSC1531 Medical Terminology 4 MEA2235 Medical Law and Ethics 4 AT110 Introduction to Anesthesia Technology 4 AT111 Anesthesia Technical Fundamentals I 3 AT112 Anesthesia Technical Fundamentals II 3 AT113 Anesthesia Pharmacology 3 AT114 Anesthesia Technician Instrumentation I 3 AT115 Anesthesia Technician Instrumentation II 3 AT100 Clinical Observation I 1 AT101 Clinical Observation II 1 AT116 Anesthesia Technician Clinical Experience I 6 AT117 Anesthesia Technician Clinical Experience II 6 AT118 Anesthesia Technician Clinical Experience III 651 | Programs of Study
  • 52. Major Core (cont.)AT200 Anesthesia Technician Externship 6AT201 Exam Prep 0 Total Major Core Requirements: 67Related RequirementsSLS1201 Personal Development 4SLS2301 Professional Strategies 4 Total Related Requirements: 8General EducationENC1100 College English 4ENC1101 Composition I 4MAT1030 College Algebra 4PHI2014 Introduction to Philosophy 4PSY1012 Principles of Psychology 4SPC1017 Oral Communications 4 Total General Education Requirements: 24 Total Credits Required for Graduation: 9952 | Programs of Study
  • 53. Associate of Science in Broadcasting(Fort Lauderdale)The Associate of Science in Broadcasting Major offers graduates the student in achieving his/her full potential for promotion and advancementknowledge and skills necessary for entry into the exciting field of within a chosen field. Graduates will have the opportunity to explorebroadcasting. The program is based on teaching technical ability The entry-level careers in radio, television, and video production. Theprogram combines hands-on training and lecture/discussion courses curriculum is comprised of ninety-three (93) credit hours presented overwith general education components that allow for further development seven (7) quarters.in listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in areas that will aid the Major Core RTV1212C Radio Studio I 3 RTV1243 Introduction to Television 4 RTV1000 Introduction to Broadcasting 4 RTV2102 Broadcast Journalism 4 RTV2242C TV Production 3 RTV2123C Radio Studio II 3 ADV2406 Broadcast Advertising and Sales 4 RTV3124C Radio Studio III 6 RTV2300 All News Broadcasting 4 RTV2244C TV Production II 6 ENC1100 College English 4 SLS1201 Personal Development 4 SLS2301 Professional Strategies 4 Total Major Core Requirements: 53 General Education 24 Electives 16 Total Credits Required for Graduation: 9353 | Programs of Study
  • 54. Associate of Science in Business AdministrationThe Associate of Science Degree is comprised of technical training in City College offers majors (career specialty options) under the Associate ofa given field combined with a general education component. General Science in Business Administration degree. These majors are Accounting,education courses allow for further development of listening, speaking, and Management. Degree requirements for each major include the Majorreading and writing skills while technical training will aid the student in Core, Concentration Core, General Education unit and required electives.achieving his/her full potential for promotion and advancement within a Associate of Science in Business Administration students are required tochosen field. have their 12 credit hours of electives within the business department which can be in courses in Accounting, Business, Marketing, Management and/or FinanceAccounting Major(Fort Lauderdale and Miami)The Business Administration Accounting Major offers basic business opportunities as a Bookkeeper, Accounts Payable/Receivable Assistant,courses combined with a solid foundation of accounting theory and Office Manager Assistant, Inventory Control Clerk, or Audit Assistant. Thea broad base of general education courses giving the student the curriculum consists of ninety-two (92) credit hours presented over six (6)opportunity to master a variety of skills needed to succeed in the quarters.contemporary business community. Graduates of the program may find Major Core GEB1011 Business Principles 4 SLS1201 Personal Development 4 SLS2301 Professional Strategies 4 MAN2021 Principles of Management 4 CGS1170C Internet Fundamentals 4 ENC1100 College English 4 MTB1103 Business Math 4 OST1142C Keyboarding I 4 Total Major Core Requirements: 32 Concentration Core APA1111 Accounting I 4 APA2121 Accounting II 4 APA2132 Accounting III 4 APA3145 Computerized Accounting 4 BUL2131 Business Law and Ethics 4 CGS2510C Computerized Spreadsheets 4 Total Concentration Core Requirements: 24 General Education (ENC1101 Required) 24 Electives 12 Total Credits Required for Graduation: 9254 | Programs of Study
  • 55. Management Major(Fort Lauderdale, Gainesville, Hollywood, and Miami)The Business Administration Management Major offers basic business entry level positions in banking, insurance, sales, personnel, managementand management courses as well as the courses which will provide the and/or operations. The curriculum consists of ninety-two (92) credit hoursstudent with current and innovative business and managerial techniques presented over six (6) quarters.and information. Graduates of the program may have opportunities for Major Core GEB1011 Business Principles 4 SLS1201 Personal Development 4 SLS2301 Professional Strategies 4 MAN2021 Principles of Management 4 CGS1170C Internet Fundamentals 4 ENC1100 College English 4 MTB1103 Business Math 4 OST1142C Keyboarding I 4 Total Major Core Requirements: 32 Concentration Core APA1111 Accounting I 4 APA2121 Accounting II 4 BUL2131 Business Law and Ethics 4 MAR1011 Principles of Marketing 4 MNA1100 Principles of Human Resources 4 SBM1000 Small Business Management 4 Total Concentration Core Requirements: 24 General Education (ENC1101 required) 24 Electives 12 Total Credits Required for Graduation: 9255 | Programs of Study
  • 56. Associate of Science in Criminal Justice(Gainesville)The Associate of Science in Criminal Justice degree program at City College agencies, private agencies, security companies, legal service companies,will assist in preparing students for entry-level careers or advancement and retail operations. The Criminal Justice curriculum will provide studentsin the security, law enforcement, investigative, and correctional fields. a blend of practical and theoretical preparation for the Criminal JusticeEmployment opportunities for graduates are varied and may require field. Course topics include Criminal Law, Introduction to Corrections,additional security clearances, background checks, credit checks, Juvenile Delinquency, Law Enforcement; Criminology, Crime Scenecitizenship requirements, physical requirements, additional training or Analysis, Psychology, and general education coursework. This curriculumcertifications. Some areas of employment available to graduates of this consists of 90 credit hours presented over six (6) quarters.program may include but are not limited to: state, federal, city and county Major Core PLA1303 Criminal Law and Criminal Procedures 4 CCJ1306 Introduction to Corrections 4 CCJ1017 Criminology 4 CCJ1020 Introduction to Criminal Justice 4 CJE1680 Computer Crime Investigation 4 CCJ2500 Juvenile Delinquency 4 CJE2006 Theory and Practice for Law Enforcement 4 CCJ2488 Ethics in Criminal Justice 4 CCJ2679C Crime Scene Analysis 4 CCJ2687 Criminal Victimization 4 CCJ2940 Criminal Justice Externship 6 Total Major Core Requirements: 46 Related Requirements SLS1201 Personal Development 4 ENC1100 College English 4 CGS1100C Introduction to Computer Applications 4 Total Related Requirements: 12 General Education 24 Electives 8 Total Credits Required for Graduation: 9056 | Programs of Study
  • 57. Associate of Science Emergency Medical Services(Fort Lauderdale, Gainesville, Hollywood, and Miami)The Emergency Medical Services Major combines Emergency Medical 2. Students wishing to enroll in this program must take the Test of AdultTechnician and Paramedic courses, core general education coursework, Basic Education (TABE) and achieve a minimum composite score ofand field/clinical externship experiences in the pre-hospital, ambulance 30.0 and cannot score less than an 8 in any subject.and Fire Rescue service industries. The program follows the most current 3. Students enrolling in this program must submit proof of havingU.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) National Standard Curriculum completed the following Medical requirements:and prepares the graduate with the knowledge, skills and professionalism • Current physical examination performed by an MD, DO or ARNPnecessary to obtain certification as an Emergency Medical Technician and with a signed Health Clearance Form.Paramedic to practice the art and science of out-of-hospital medicine in • Proof of immunity via documentation of immunization or titersconjunction with medical direction. for the following: -- Hepatitis B series. The first of three injections must beThe objective of the program is to prepare competent entry-level completed prior to admission.Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedics in the cognitive (knowledge), -- MMR (Measles, Rubella, and Mumps).psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains with or -- VZV (Varicella) vaccine – 2 injections.without exit points at the Emergency Medical Technician-Basic, and/or • Absence of Tuberculosis (TB)First Responder levels. -- Negative PPD skin test within the last 6 months (2-step PPD or single step PPD as part of an annual series) or a negativeGraduates of this program, with successful certification as a paramedic, chest x-ray.may qualify for positions within the out-of-hospital emergency service • A negative urinary drug screen indicating a 10 panel drugindustry, both in the public and private sectors. Students are eligible to screen.sit for State of Florida and/or National REgistry certification testing upon • A tetanus (Td) booster within the last ten years.successful completion of the EMT and paramedic programs, including • Results of a Health Clearance Form and PPD must be updatedsuccessful performance on comprehensive written and practical exams yearly.inclusive of all training, and completion of the general education 4. Student must hold personal health insurance.component. A letter certifying completion of training will be available 5. Student must have a VECHS background check.for pick up on campus in the EMS office within 14 days of completion of 6. Student must complete an Acknowledgement of Florida Statutedegree requirements. The curriculum is comprised of one hundred and Section 456.0635.fifteen (115) credit hours presented over eight (8) quarters. Prior to beginning Paramedic 3 courses, the student must:Programmatic Entry Requirements 1. Provide proof of current Florida State EMT Certification (certificationIn addition to the regular Admission requirements, students applying must be maintained throughout the program).to the Emergency Medical Services program must have the following 2. Hold and maintain a current CPR certification from the Americanadmissions criteria: Heart Association, American Red Cross, American Safety Health Institute, or National Safety Council. 1. Applicants with a valid/active Florida EMT License may receive credit For EMT I and EMT II. Major Core EMS1010 Anatomy and Physiology For EMS 4 EMS1059 First Responder 4 ENC1100 College English 4 EMS1154C Emergency Medical Technician I 7 EMS1155C Emergency Medical Technician II 8 EMS1671 Paramedic I 6 EMS1090L Paramedic I Laboratory 3 EMS2690 Paramedic I Externship 3 EMS2672 Paramedic II 6 EMS2091L Paramedic II Laboratory 3 EMS2691 Paramedic II Externship 3 EMS2673 Paramedic II 6 EMS2092L Paramedic III Laboratory 3 EMS2692 Paramedic III Externship 3 EMS2674 Paramedic IV 657 | Programs of Study
  • 58. Major Core (cont.)EMS2093L Paramedic IV Laboratory 3EMS2693 Paramedic IV Externship 3EMS2675 Paramedic V 6EMS2094L Paramedic V Laboratory 3EMS2694 Paramedic V Externship 3 Total Major Core Requirements: 87General Education1ENC1101 Composition I 4MAT1030 College Algebra 4PSY1012 Principles of Psychology 41 It is recommended that the student take one course from the following general education disciplines: Humanities an Arts; Mathematics and Sciences;and Social and Behavioral Sciences. Total General Education Requirements: 24Related RequirementsSLS1201 Personal Development 4 Total Related Requirements: 4 Total Credits Required for Graduation: 11558 | Programs of Study
  • 59. Associate of Science in Legal Assisting/Paralegal(Fort Lauderdale, Gainesville, and Miami)The Associate of Science degree in Legal Assisting/Paralegal is based on attorneys and directly assist attorneys in the handling of legal matters.technical ability as well as incorporating general education components Other roles may include legal research, analysis and/or interpretation,that allow for further development of listening, speaking, reading, and and the composition and drafting of legal documentation. The programwriting skills in areas that will aid the student in achieving his/her full is comprised of ninety-seven (97) credit hours presented over seven (7)potential for promotion and advancement within a chosen field. This quarters.program is designed for the person seeking a career in a law office or ina field related to the legal profession. Graduates are trained as specialistswho can assume certain duties which are routinely performed by Major Core CGS2500C Word Processing 4 ENC1100 College English 4 PLA1003 Introduction to Legal Assisting 4 PLA1058 General Law 4 PLA1273 Torts 4 PLA2401 Contracts and Commercial Transactions 4 PLA2610 Real Estate Law 4 PLA2800 Family Law 4 PLA1103 Legal Writing and Research I 4 PLA1303 Criminal Law and Criminal Procedures 4 PLA2114 Legal Writing and Research II 4 PLA2740 Court Proceedings and Litigation 4 PLA2940 Legal Assistant Externship 5 OST1142C Keyboarding I 4 OST1143C Keyboarding II 4 OST2621C Legal Transcription 4 Total Major Core Requirements: 65 General Education 24 Electives 8 Total Credits Required for Graduation: 9759 | Programs of Study
  • 60. Associate of Science in Nursing(Fort Lauderdale and Miami)The Associate of Science degree in Nursing education provides the Nursing Program Exit Examination Policyfoundation for beginning professional nursing practice. Through a (Effective for all students starting Winter 2011 and after)combination of general education and nursing education courses, thestudent is exposed to the nursing theory, scientific knowledge, skills and The faculty and administration at City College is dedicated to supportingexperience needed to provide safe, confident and competent nursing the student’s goal of becoming a professional nurse. The testingpractice within a culturally sensitive environment. The Nursing graduate is program has been carefully planned and integrated into the curriculumprepared for beginning technical nursing practice in both acute care and to prepare students to be successful on the NCLEX-RN Examination.community settings. The graduate interacts and establishes relationships The computerized standardized examinations evaluate the student’shonoring human diversity with individuals, families and groups across the knowledge of content and ability to make sound clinical judgments whilelifespan and utilizes the nursing process to create, implement and evaluate providing opportunities to become familiarized with testing in a computera mutually holistic plan for maximum self-care. environment.The curriculum is comprised of 100 quarter credits presented over (7) Students must earn a minimum score of 70% on the Kaplan Exitquarters. Upon completion of all degree requirements, the graduate may Examination in order to successfully complete NUR2811C Professionalqualify for the NCLEX exam required for Registered Nurse Certification. Nursing Roles and Leadership. Students are provided two (2) opportunitiesCompletion of a nursing program does not guarantee the graduate’s to take the exam during the course. An individualized remediation planability to take the NCLEX-RN. Licensure qualification decisions fall within will be developed based on the student’s performance on the first versionthe jurisdiction of the state Board of Nursing. Graduates may apply to take of the Examination.the NCLEX-RN by submitting application materials to the state board ofnursing in the state in which they wish to become licensed. Required remediation activities must be completed before being permitted to take the examination a second time. Students who doProgram Outcomes not achieve a score of at least 70% on the second administration of the comprehensive Exit Examination prior to the end of the course or within •  Practice consistently throughout the community, within the legal the School’s incomplete policy will fail the course and be registered to and ethical limits of the scope of nursing for the associate degree repeat the course in accordance to the Satisfactory Academic Progress graduate. (SAP) policy. Students are limited to two (2) opportunities to take the •  Selects effective verbal, non-verbal, written or electronic Exit Examination when enrolled in the associated course. If a student is communications with clients, families and the collaborative required to repeat the associated course, the student will have a final two interdisciplinary health team, to achieve positive, managed client (2) opportunities to take the examination. care. All students are required to attend the Kaplan NCLEX Review course. •  Use critical thinking to provide caring and holistic interventions in Any student who fails to attend all sessions of the course must complete the application of the nursing process to assist clients of all ages another departmentally approved review course at his or her own in the attainment of their own self-care and wellness. Synthesize a expense. framework for thinking that uses Orem’s theory, concepts of human functioning, community and the health care delivery system, to Students who started the nursing program prior to Winter 2011 are holistically implement, for all persons across the lifespan, the nursing encouraged to take full advantage of the integrated testing opportunities process. and the Kaplan NCLEX Review provided by City College in order to prepare •  Differentiate individual uniqueness, cultural diversity and human for their licensure exam. responses to the application, within the nursing process, of the presence of a caring “self” and holistic perspective for self care Programmatic Entry Requirements acknowledgement, restoration or partnering. •  Design, implement and evaluate processes for health promotion, In addition to the regular Admission requirement, students applying to the maintenance and risk reduction for self and others. Nursing program have the following admissions criteria: •  Examines independent and interdependent functions as a member of the expanding interdisciplinary healthcare team, to influence, 1. Students wishing to enroll in the Nursing program must take the Test in a multicultural society, the attainment, maintenance and / or of Adult Basic Education (TABE) and achieve a minimum score of 11.0 restoration of wellness. in each subject. Students who do not achieve the minimum TABE score •  Advocate for client holistic care that recognizes relationships, are not eligible for the Nursing Kaplan Admissions Exam. interactions and influences within current health care trends. 2. The student must complete the Kaplan Admissions Exam in the •  Continually appraise self care and improvement in all aspects of life following areas: for the accomplishment and maintenance of personal wellness. • Math • Reading • Science • Writing A student scoring below the minimum standard in any area may repeat the section(s) after 7 days. A third opportunity to take the60 | Programs of Study
  • 61. exam may be given after 90 days. Failure to successfully complete the -- VZV (Varicella) vaccine – 2 injections. admission examination after three attempts requires that the applicant •  Absence of Tuberculosis (TB) wait 12 months after the first attempt to repeat the process. -- Negative PPD skin test within the last 6 months (2-step PPD or Scores from the same test administered by City College or another single step PPD as part of an annual series) or a negative chest institution may be accepted if taken less than one year prior to the x-ray. current application to City College. The results from the TEAS Nursing •  A negative urinary drug screen indicating a 10 panel drug screen. entrance exam scoring a “P” proficiency score, will be accepted •  A tetanus (Td) booster within the last ten years. through the January 2012. •  Results of a Health Clearance Form and PPD must be updated yearly3. Students enrolling in this program must submit the following Medical 4. Student must hold personal health insurance.requirements: 5. Student must also have a VECHS background check. •  Current physical examination performed by an MD, DO, or ARNP with 6. Complete an Acknowledgement of Florida Statute Section 456.0635, a signed Health Clearance Form. Essential Skills and Functional Abilities for nurses document, Health •  Proof of immunity via documentation of immunization or titers for and health care responsibility form, and a clinical rotations and the following: (Hep B, MMR, VZV). requirements form. -- Hepatitis B series. The first of three injections must be completed 7. Provide transcripts from any previous nursing school attended for prior to admission. transcript and transfer credit evaluation if requested. -- MMR (Measles, Rubella, and Mumps). Major Core ENC1100 College English 4 HUN1206 Nutrition 4 BSC1085 Anatomy and Physiology I 4 BSC1085L Anatomy and Physiology I Lab 1 BSC1086 Anatomy and Physiology II 4 BSC1086L Anatomy and Physiology II Lab 1 MCB2010L Microbiology Lab 1 NUR1020C Fundamentals of Nursing 7 NUR1110 Concepts of Nursing Practice 3 NUR2141 Pharmacology and Nursing Practice 3 NUR2210C Beginning Medical Surgical Nursing 8 NUR2243C Medical Surgical Nursing 8 NUR1310C Child Care Nursing 6 NUR1421C Maternal Child Health Nursing 6 NUR1520C Mental Health Nursing 5 NUR2291C Critical Care Nursing 4 NUR2811C Professional Nursing Roles and Leadership 7 Total Major Core Requirements (a minimum grade of B must be earned in each Major Core Course): 76 General Education ENC1101 Composition I 4 DEP2004 Human Growth and Development 4 MAT1030 College Algebra 4 HUM1020 Humanities 4 MCB2010 Microbiology 4 SYG2000 Sociology 4 Total General Education Requirements (a minimum grade of C must be earned in each Gen. Ed. Course): 24 Total Credits Required for Graduation: 10061 | Programs of Study
  • 62. Associate of Science in Private Investigation Services(Fort Lauderdale and Miami)The Associate of Science degree is based on technical ability as well their two year internship requirement. Students enrolling in this programas incorporating general education components that allow for further should understand that in order to qualify for state licensure as a privatedevelopment of listening, speaking, reading and writing skills in areas that investigator, they must be at least 18 years of age; be a citizen or legalwill aid the student in achieving his/her full potential for promotion and resident of the United States or have been granted authority to workadvancement within a chosen field. This curriculum is designed to train in the United States by the US Department of Homeland Security; havestudents in the main branches of private and civil investigation. Students no disqualifying criminal history; and be of good moral character. Thewho complete the Associate of Science in Private Investigation Services curriculum is composed of ninety-six (96) credit hours presented over sixprogram receive a one-year reduction for equivalent experience from (6) quarters.the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services toward Major Core CGS1170C Internet Fundamentals 4 CGS2500C Word Processing 4 ENC1100 College English 4 OST1142C Keyboarding I 4 PI101 Principles of Private Investigation 4 PI100 Interviews and Statements 4 PI103 Legal Investigations 4 PI104 Investigative Report Writing 4 PI110 Asset Protection and Undercover Investigations 4 PI205 Fraud Investigation 4 PI208 Insurance Investigation 4 PI215 Private Investigation Management 4 PI220 Criminal Investigations 4 PI274 Surveillance Investigation 6 PI280 Private Investigation Externship 6 SLS1201 Personal Development 4 SLS2301 Professional Strategies 4 Total Major Core Requirements: 72 General Education 24 Total Credits Required for Graduation: 9662 | Programs of Study
  • 63. Associate of Science Surgical Technology(Fort Lauderdale and Miami)The Surgical Technology Program at City College is a comprehensive entry- Programmatic Entry Requirementslevel program designed to prepare the student for a rewarding career thatis academically challenging and professionally rewarding. Students will In addition to the regular Admission requirements, students applying totake a variety of didactic and clinical courses with a focus on the Patient the Surgical Technology or the Anesthesia Technology program have theSimulation Center that will provide “real life” scenarios of a demanding following admissions criteria:clinical environment. The integration of lecture, simulation and clinicalwill help the student transition from the academic/clinical environment 1. Students wishing to enroll in this program must take the Test of Adultto the profession upon graduation. Students will be required to complete Basic Education (TABE) and achieve a minimum composite score of660 hours of didactic lecture and 780 hours of clinical training the hospital 30.0 and cannot score less than an 8 in any subject.setting. The curriculum is comprised of 103 credits over 8 quarters. 2. Students enrolling in this program must submit proof of having completed the following Medical requirements:Program Outcomes • Current physical examination performed by an MD, DO or ARNP with a signed Health Clearance Form. •  Demonstrate principles of communication in the surgical setting • Proof of immunity via documentation of immunization or titers •  Summarize the different types of health care facilities for the following: •  Recognize the design types of the OR -- Hepatitis B series. The first of three injections must be •  Analyze the geometric concepts of robotics and the mechanisms for completed prior to admission. the robotic systems -- MMR (Measles, Rubella, and Mumps). •  Discuss the relationship between the principles of asepsis and -- VZV (Varicella) vaccine – 2 injections. practice of sterile technique and the surgical patient • Absence of Tuberculosis (TB) •  Compare and contrast methods of hemostasis and blood -- Negative PPD skin test within the last 6 months (2-step PPD replacement and demonstrate the preparation and appropriate or single step PPD as part of an annual series) or a negative agents or device chest x-ray. •  Recognize basic instruments by types, function and name • A negative urinary drug screen indicating a 10 panel drug •  Indicate terms relevant to wound healing screen. •  Demonstrate proper transport, transfer and positioning of the • A tetanus (Td) booster within the last ten years. Results of a surgical patient Health Clearance Form and PPD must be updated yearly. •  Recognize and describe major indications for surgical intervention 3. Student must hold personal health insurance. •  Demonstrate the appropriate set up for primary surgical procedures 4. Student must have a VECHS background check. 5. Student must complete an Acknowledgement of Florida Statute Section 456.0635. Major Core BSC1093 Anatomy and Physiology of Structural Systems 4 BSC1094 Anatomy and Physiology of Organ Systems 4 MCB2010 Microbiology 4 MCB2010L Microbiology Lab 1 HSC1531 Medical Terminology 4 MEA2235 Medical Law and Ethics 4 STS1001 Introduction to Surgical Technology 4 STS1007C Surgery Pharmacology and Aseptic Technique 4 STS1155C Operating Room Technique I 4 STS1173 Surgical Procedures I 2 STS 1174C Surgical Procedures II 4 STS1105 Clinical Observation 1 2 STS1156C Operating Room Technique II 4 STS2177 Clinical Aspects I 8 STS2178 Clinical Aspects II 8 STS2179 Clinical Aspects III 8 STS2201 Exam Prep 2 Total Major Core Requirements: 7163 | Programs of Study
  • 64. Related RequirementsSLS1201 Personal Development 4SLS2301 Professional Strategies 4 Total Related Requirements: 8General EducationENC1100 College English 4ENC1101 Composition I 4MAT1030 College Algebra 4PHI2014 Introduction to Philosophy 4PSY1012 Principles of Psychology 4SPC1017 Oral Communications 4 Total General Education Requirements: 24 Total Credits Required for Graduation: 10364 | Programs of Study
  • 65. Diploma ProgramsDiploma in Phlebotomy(Gainesville)The Diploma in Phlebotomy curriculum is designed to train students in or other licensed health care provider prior to enrolling in MEA1245Ca minimum amount of time in the highly technical area of intravenous Phlebotomy Procedures and MEA2260C Clinical Lab Procedures. Theblood withdrawal. General medical knowledge is provided in addition to curriculum is comprised of forty-three (43) credit hours presented overan introduction to business skills often required of individuals working as four (4) quarters.phlebotomists. Classroom instruction is reinforced in a clinical laboratoryand further refined through an externship. Students enrolling in thisprogram will be required to submit proof of a physical examination, PPD(Tuberculosis Screen), and Hepatitis Series performed by a physician Major Core ENC1100 College English 4 ENC1101 Composition I 4 HSC1531 Medical Terminology 4 HSC1403C Medical Emergencies- CPR 2 MEA1245C Phlebotomy Procedures 4 MLT1044 Phlebotomy Externship 5 BSC1094 Anatomy and Physiology of Organ Systems 4 SLS1201 Personal Development 4 MEA2260C Clinical Laboratory Procedures 4 MEA2235 Medical Law and Ethics 4 OST1142C Keyboarding I 4 Total Credits Required for Graduation: 4365 | Diploma Programs
  • 66. Diploma in Private Investigation Services Program Outcomes(Online)The Private Investigation Services diploma program is designed to prepare •  To prepare non-degree seeking students for employment in thenon-degree seeking students with the knowledge and skills necessary private sector investigation field.for employment with a private investigation agency, as an in-house •  To encourage students to realize the importance of reaching personalinvestigator for a law firm, as an investigator for an insurance company, or and professional goals through self-motivation, individual growth,as an internal investigator for corporations. and the pursuit of excellence. •  To offer a sound career educational program at the Diploma level. Major Core SLS1201 Personal Development 4 PI101 Principles of Private Investigation 4 PI100 Interviews and Statements 4 PI103 Legal Investigations 4 PI110 Asset Protection and Undercover Investigations 4 PI205 Fraud Investigation 4 PI208 Insurance Investigation 4 PI220 Criminal Investigations 4 PI274 Surveillance Investigation 6 Total Credits Required for Graduation: 3866 | Diploma Programs
  • 67. Continuing Education/Professional Enhancement Courses:(Fort Lauderdale)First Responder ITLS Trauma Provider Course Completion of the First Responder course will enable the learner to The International Trauma Life Support (ITLS) course addresses the criticalrender emergency care to patients who suffer from a traumatic or time management of the emergency trauma patient. The ITLS Coursemedical condition. First Responders are expected to be proficient in prepares emergency health care providers to knowledgeably and skillfullybasic life support, providing comfort and activating the emergency perform the rapid assessment, resuscitation, packaging, stabilizationresponse system. Course material is in accordance with U.S. Department and transport of the trauma patient. The course includes lectures andof Transportation-National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The interactive skill stations to provide for the application and integration ofcourse curriculum includes: automated external defibrillation (AED), knowledge and skills to case based scenarios. Prior study of the text iscardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), basic spinal immobilization, basic required.splinting, minimally invasive airway management, bag-valve-maskventilations, and oxygen therapy. Students must pass a practical skills Course Length: 16 hours (8 hours lecture/8 hours lab)evaluation and written examination to complete the course. Pediatric Education for Pre-hospital ProfessionalsCourse Length: 48 hours (30 hours lecture/18 hours lab) (PEPP)Course Credits: 4 The Pediatric Education for Pre-hospital Professionals Provider (PEPP)ACLS Provider Course course represents a comprehensive source of information for the emergent care of infants and children. This course is for physicians andThe American Heart Associations Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support allied healthcare professionals currently responsible for the care ofis based on simulated clinical scenarios that encourage active, hands- critically ill pediatric patients. The course covers management of theon participation through learning stations where students will practice acute pediatric patient with difficulties related to cardiopulmonary arrest,essential skills individually, as part of a team, and as team leader. Realistic respiratory failure, and shock. Course information is presented throughsimulations reinforce the following key concepts: proficiency in basic lectures and small group practice stations.life support care; recognizing and initiating early management of pre-arrest conditions; managing cardiac arrest; identifying and treating Course Length: 16 hours (8 hours lecture/8 hours lab)ischemic chest pain and acute coronary syndromes; recognizing otherlife-threatening clinical situations (such as stroke) and providing initialcare; ACLS algorithms; and effective resuscitation team dynamics. ACLS isdesigned for physicians, registered nurses, medical students, paramedicsand respiratory therapists working in acute care hospital settings.Course Length: 13.5 hours (7.5 hours lecture/6 hours lab)PALS Provider CourseThe Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Provider is designedfor physicians, registered nurses, medical students, paramedics andrespiratory therapists working in acute care hospital settings. This courseteaches the recognition and management of cardiac arrests, shock andresuscitation to infants and children. Pediatric Advanced Life Support(PALS) courses are designed to develop a system of priorities andrationales of treatment in the care of pediatric emergencies accordingto the standards and guidelines developed by the American HeartAssociation. The course will be a systematic review of the principlesof assessment and the skills and treatment priorities necessary for theemergency management of the critically ill neonate, infant and child.Course Length: 13.5 hours (7.5 hours lecture/6 hours lab)67 | Continuing Education
  • 68. Course Descriptions 06. Course Descriptions The Course Descriptions section of the City College Academic Catalog provides a detailed list of all courses offered by City College with • Course descriptions • Credit hours • Prerequisites and corequisites. Julieta Tavarez - Graduate Associate of Science in Broadcasting68 | Section Title 68 | Course Descriptions Course Descriptions
  • 69. Course DescriptionsAccounting (AC or ACG)AC321 Cost Accounting and Control I AC440 Intermediate Accounting IIITo significantly enhance students critical thinking and problem-solving This course is the final course in a series of three courses that examineskills, and their appreciation of the linkages between accounting theory financial accounting concepts within the framework of accounting.and practice, through use of case studies and articles from professional Course topics include accounting for income taxes, retirement benefits,and academic journals relating to cost and managerial Accounting. and lease and contract transactions. Additionally, cash flows, statements and worksheets for cash flow, annual reporting, auditing reportPrerequisites: APA2132 Credit Hours: 4 disclosures and the consequences of fraudulent accounting practicesAC340 Intermediate Accounting I are examined.This course examines financial accounting concepts within the Prerequisites: AC341 Credit Hours: 4framework of accounting. Course topics include comparison and ACG2630 Auditingcontrast of cash and accrual accounting, practical application of financialstatements, and accounting for cash, receivables, and inventory. This course is an overview of financial statement auditing concepts and standards. It is an introduction to the principles and procedures thatPrerequisites: ACG2630 Credit Hours: 4 enable the auditor to express an opinion on the fairness and reliabilityAC341 Intermediate Accounting II of financial statements.This course is the second in a series of three courses which examine Prerequisites: APA2132 Credit Hours: 4financial accounting concepts within the framework of accounting. ACG3085 Accounting Concepts andCourse topics include further examination of the uses of the balancesheet including intangible assets, current liabilities and contingencies, Applicationsand stockholder equity. Other topics are depreciation, depletion, short- An examination of accounting practices commonly used in the businessterm debt, long-term debt, off-balance sheet financing, treatment of world. Balance sheets, profit and loss statement and general accountinginvestments, and revenue recognition. procedure will be part of the topics discussed. General accountingPrerequisites: AC340 Credit Hours: 4 knowledge will be presented in order to prepare students for the kinds of accounting problems they may face in a managerial role. ThisAC363 Auditing II course is designed as a refresher for accounting students and a general introduction for non-accounting students.An accounting course for the advanced student which investigatesmethods and procedures for the examination of accounting records Prerequisites: Junior Standing Credit Hours: 4of companies for accuracy and compliance with generally acceptedprinciples and practices. Advertising (ADV)Prerequisites: ACG2630 Credit Hours: 4AC432 Accounting Information Systems ADV1002 Advertising This course provides an overview of the promotional activities withinThe integration of technology in real world accounting applications business. Promotional calendars, public relations techniques, advertisingis among the topics in this course, which provides the student with methods, and procedures are explored and analyzed.an overview of how an Accounting Information System adds value toorganizations. Accounting and business software applications, systems Prerequisites: None Credit Hours: 4development, and internal control arealso key components of the course.Prerequisites: AC340 and CGS2510C Credit Hours: 469 | Course Descriptions
  • 70. ADV2406 Broadcast Advertising and Sales AT111 Anesthesia TechnicianThis course focuses on broadcast advertising and copywriting, Fundamentals Ibeginning with a basic overview of the advertising industry including The purpose of this course is for students to be able to operateadvertising objectives, strategies and demographic profiling, and effectively in a surgical environment and complete a basic room set upculminating in a broadcast copywriting workshop. Additionally the for anesthesia care.5-step process in the sale of broadcast and cable airtime. Students willlearn to convert raw Nielsen Television Ratings Reports, raw Arbitron Corequisites: AT110 Credit Hours: 3Radio Ratings Reports, coverage maps and rate cards into valuable sales AT112 Anesthesia Techniciantools. Students will gain hands-on experience in broadcast and cableadvertising and sales through the creation of a multi-media campaign Fundamentals IIand a tailored sales presentation. This course is designed for students to understand the skills needed toPrerequisites: None Credit Hours: 4 assist the anesthesia provider, the proper use and care of equipment and supplies and how to maintain a proper anesthesia work environment. Students will demonstrate proper disposal, cleaning, andAnesthesia Technology (AT) sterilization requirements of anesthesia equipment and learn basics of room turnover and preparation of surgical cases and procedures forAT100 Clinical Observation I anesthesia.This clinical rotation will be the student’s first introduction to the Prerequisites: AT101 Credit Hours: 3medical care setting. Students will be escorted through the hospital Corequisites: AT113, AT114, and AT116system and introduced to various departments such as the emergencyroom, imaging centers and the operating room. During the second AT113 Anesthesia Pharmacologypart of this rotation the student will be brought in the operating room The design of this course is for students to be able to identify variousand under direction of a clinical instructor, allowed to observe basic categories of anesthetic and adjunct medications; to properlyprocedures. identify the proper use and administration of anesthetic and adjunct medications and to identify proper storage techniques for drug integrityPrerequisites: AT100 Credit Hours: 1 in compliance with regulatory standards.AT101 Clinical Observation II Prerequisites: AT111 Credit Hours: 3Clinical Observation II, is a continuation of clinical observation one Corequisites: AT112, AT114, and AT116where the student will be required to observe and document his or herexperience in the operating room. Students will be expected to maintain AT114 Anesthesia Technicianaseptic technique during observation periods and pay particular Instrumentation Iattention the set up and breakdown of anesthesia equipment and This course is designed for students to both identify and effectivelyidentify the basic equipment used during the procedure. set-up advanced airway and hemodynamic monitoring equipment andPrerequisites: AT100 Credit Hours: 1 set-up anesthesia equipment outside of the operating room (i.e., MRI, L and D, Radiology, and Outpatient Surgery).AT102 Clinical Observation III Prerequisites: AT111 Credit Hours: 3Clinical Observation III will conclude the initial introduction for the Corequisites: AT112, AT113, and AT116anesthesia technology student. At this point, backed by two semestersof lecture and lab, the student should start participating by assisting AT115 Anesthesia Technicianthe clinical instructor in the set up and break down of anesthesia Instrumentation IIprocedures, and possible assist clinical instructor during procedure at This course will include a skills based practicum for the AT to set-upthe discretion of the OR personnel. complex equipment used in anesthesia, diagnose and troubleshootPrerequisites: AT101 Credit Hours: 1 problems with anesthesia equipment for proper function and maintenance and interact with vendors in the utilization of technologyAT110 Introduction to Anesthesia for continuous improvement of equipment. Technician Prerequisites: AT114 Credit Hours: 3This course is designed for students to be able to be able to identify the Corequisites: AT117 and AT118role of Anesthesia care team in the hospital environment, define therole and scope of practice of the Anesthesia Technician, define how theAnesthesia Department interacts with other departments to improvepatient care and understand policies and standards of patient carepractice.Prerequisites: AT101 Credit Hours: 470 | Course Descriptions
  • 71. AT116 Anesthesia Technician Clinical Applied Accounting (APA) Experience IThis course is designed for the student to be able to demonstrate clinical APA1111 Accounting Iapplication of basic skills acquired from previous didactic coursework The student is introduced to the fundamental principles of accountingto the patient care setting to include set-up equipment for anesthesia as they relate to a sole proprietorship business. The course also includes:provider, inspect and assure efficacy of all supplies, equipment, and starting a double entry accounting system, journalizing businessmedications and consultation with anesthesia provider for additional transactions and posting journal entries to the ledger.specialty equipment. Prerequisites: None Credit Hours: 4Prerequisites: AT111 Credit Hours: 6Corequisites: AT112, AT113, and AT114 APA2121 Accounting II This course continues the accounting cycle with coverage of bankAT117 Anesthesia Technician Clinical reconciliations, accounting for fixed assets, methods of inventory Experience II evaluation, accounting for bad debts, notes receivable and payable.Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to demonstrate Prerequisites: APA1111 Credit Hours: 4clinical application of advanced skills acquired from previous didacticcoursework to the patient care setting to include the ability to APA2132 Accounting IIIindependently set-up all types of anesthesia equipment for a varietyof anesthesia cases and procedures, independently assess needs of the The study of payroll accounting includes calculating the payroll andanesthesia provider in patient care, and respond appropriately; and, payroll taxes along with the preparing of those records and reports thatacquire the skills to function as a member of the anesthesia care team. form the foundation of an efficient payroll system.Prerequisites: AT116 Credit Hours: 6 Prerequisites: APA2121 Credit Hours: 4Corequisites: AT115 and AT118 APA2501 Payroll AccountingAT118 Anesthesia Technician Capstone The study of payroll accounting includes calculating the payroll and Project payroll taxes along with the preparing of those records and reports that form the foundation of an efficient payroll system.Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to discussclinical scenarios in the formation and evaluation of patient care plans; Prerequisites: APA1111 Credit Hours: 4demonstrate acquired knowledge throughout the academic /clinicalprogram through development of patient care plans and will prepare to APA3145 Computerized Accountingtake ASATT national certification examination. The study of payroll accounting includes calculating the payroll andCorequisites: AT117 Credit Hours: 6 payroll taxes along with the preparing of those records and reports that form the foundation of an efficient payroll system.AT200 Capstone Clinical/Externship Prerequisites: APA2121 Credit Hours: 4In cooperation with externship and affiliate sites, advanced students areassigned to a specific clinical and/or surgical settings and works in the APA3803 Federal Income Taxationoperating room as an Anesthesia technician. The study of payroll accounting includes calculating the payroll andPrerequisites: None Credit Hours: 6 payroll taxes along with the preparing of those records and reports that form the foundation of an efficient payroll system.AT201 Exam Prep Prerequisites: APA2121 Credit Hours: 4This course will prepare the student for the national certifying exam foranesthesia technologists. Topics covered will include a comprehensivereview of the terminology, procedures, instrumentation, and skills Biological Sciences (BSC or MC)acquired over the course of the program. Additional topics will includeanatomy and physiology, HIPAA, and basic test-taking techniques. BSC1020 Biology and The Human ExperiencePrerequisites: None Credit Hours: 1 This course examines the nature of living organisms with an emphasis on humankind. It examines the evolution of life and the structure and functions of cells. It surveys human biology including anatomy and physiology, human inheritance, disease and nutrition. Emphasis is placed on the implications and applications of the material to current issues. Prerequisites: None Credit Hours: 471 | Course Descriptions
  • 72. BSC1093 Anatomy and Physiology of MCB2010 Microbiology Structural Systems The purpose of this course is to provide the student with a generalThis course is a study of the structural systems (bone, muscle, etc.) of overview of the field of microbiology. Specifically, the student will learnthe human body and the principles of human physiology. The course about cell biology, bacteria, viruses and the components of the immuneis designed to enable the student to better understand the health system.problems of the patient and the physician’s diagnosis and treatment. Prerequisites: One year of high school biology or Credit Hours: 4Prerequisites: HSC1531 or BSC1094 Credit Hours: 4 one semester of vocational school chemistry with minimum of C average.BSC1094 Anatomy and Physiology of Organ Corequisite: MCB2010L Systems MCB2010L Microbiology LabThis course is a study of the organ systems (digestive, reproductive, etc.) The purpose of this course is to provide the student with a generalof the human body and the principles of human physiology overview of the field of microbiology. Specifically, the student will learnPrerequisites: HSC1531 or BSC1094 Credit Hours: 4 about cell biology, bacteria, viruses and the components of the immune system.BSC1085 Anatomy and Physiology I Prerequisites: One year of high school biology or one Credit Hours: 1This course is a study of the structure, function, and chemistry of the semester of vocational school chemistry lab withhuman body considering the following topics: body organization, the minimum of C average.cell, tissues, membranes, glands, the integumentary system, the skeletal Corequisite: MCB2010system, the muscular system, the nervous system, and the specialsenses.Prerequisites: HSC1531 or BSC1094 Credit Hours: 4 Business Law (BUL)BSC1085L Anatomy and Physiology I Lab BUL2131 Business Law and EthicsThis course is a study of the structure, function, and chemistry of thehuman body considering the following topics: body organization, the This course provides a survey of the interrelationship of law and ethicscell, tissues, membranes, glands, the integumentary system, the skeletal in the contemporary business environment. In addition to emphasizingsystem, the muscular system, the nervous system, and the special ethics of business professionals, discussions will center on tort law,senses. consumer protection, classes of contracts, breach of contract and remedies available under the law.Prerequisites: None Credit Hours: 1Corequisites: BSC1085 Prerequisites: None Credit Hours: 4BSC1086 Anatomy and Physiology II Chemistry (CHM)This course is a study of the structure, function, and chemistry of thehuman body considering the following topics: body organization, thecell, tissues, membranes, glands, the integumentary system, the skeletal CHM1033 Chemistry for Health Sciencessystem, the muscular system, the nervous system, and the special This course provides a survey of the principles of Inorganic and Generalsenses. Chemistry, Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry and their applicationsPrerequisites: BSC1085 Credit Hours: 4 to human anatomical and physiological functions.BSC1086L Anatomy and Physiology II Lab Prerequisites: MAT1030 Credit Hours: 4 Corequisites: CHM1033LThe purpose of this course is to provide the student with laboratoryexercises in anatomy and physiology. The course is intended to enhance CHM1033L Chemistry for Health Sciences Labtopics covered in the lecture course. Students will use models, dissection The purpose of this course is to provide the student with laboratorymaterial and laboratory equipment to explore the structure of the exercises in chemistry for health sciences. The course is intendedcirculatory, respiratory, digestive, urinary and reproductive systems. to enhance topics covered in the lecture course. Students will usePrerequisites: None Credit Hours: 1 laboratory equipment to perform experiments to explore chemicalCorequisites: BSC1086 concepts of General, Inorganic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry and relate these applications to human anatomical and physiological functions. Prerequisites: MAT1030 Credit Hours: 1 Corequisites: CHM103372 | Course Descriptions
  • 73. Computer General Studies Criminal Justice (CCJ)(Non-Computer Science) (CGS) CCJ1306 Introduction to CorrectionsCGS1101 Introduction to Data Processing This course introduces students to the study of corrections – the institutionalized system through which society incarcerates orThis is a study of modern data processing systems with emphasis on otherwise punishes certain individuals deemed “criminals.” Usingproperties and capacities of the range of equipment in use today and empirical research and theory, this course examines issues related to thethe integration of computer equipment in the regular operations correctional system itself, and the social forces that both affect and areof business and government offices. Students receive a thorough affected by the operation of corrections. Students will review researchunderstanding of how computers operate, how programs work, and on trends in incarceration rates, philosophical and practical approachesethical and security concerns of computing. toward the purpose of corrections, examine how prisons and otherPrerequisites: None Credit Hours: 4 correctional departments operate, and give careful consideration to topical issues such as race/ethnicity discrimination, incarceration ofCGS1170C Internet Fundamentals women, and how trends in incarcerations and crime might be related.This course introduces each student to the power of the unlimited Prerequisites: None Credit Hours: 4information resource known as the Internet. The history of the Internet,how to understand addresses, expediting searches, downloading, and CCJ1017 Criminologythe basics of HTML and Web pages are covered. This is accomplished This course is designed to explore crime, its context, and its causes. Ausing hands-on instruction on state-of-the art personal computers. This foundation will be provided concerning the basic concepts of crime,course includes a lab component that provides students with additional law, and criminology. Theories of crime causation will be explored, andopportunities to strengthen computer skills. crime typologies will be examined, including different kinds of crimesPrerequisites: None Credit Hours: 4 prevalent in our society. Students will also gain an overview of the criminal justice system. This course presents a balanced perspective onCGS1700C Operating Systems the field of criminology for new students to the discipline.Extensive hands-on training is given using current standards for one of Prerequisites: None Credit Hours: 4the various operating systems such as DOS and Microsoft Windows. Thiscourse provides the student with file management and organizational CCJ1020 Introduction to Criminal Justiceskills for the personal computer. The student will explore all associated This course provides a comprehensive survey of the history, philosophy,features and gain knowledge in the personal computer environment. and organization of the American police, courts, and correctionalThis course will serve as the basis for future software applications use. institutions, including probation and parole. The focus of this course is aThis course includes a lab component that provides students with systems perspective emphasizing the conflict between concerns for dueadditional opportunities to strengthen computer skills. process and concerns for crime control.Prerequisites: None Credit Hours: 4 Prerequisites: None Credit Hours: 4CGS2500C Word Processing CCJ2500 Juvenile DelinquencyThis course introduces the student to computerized word processing This course provides a comprehensive survey of the history, philosophy,using a current industry standard application. Creating, editing, and organization of the American police, courts, and correctionalmerging, formatting, printing and other feathers will be performed institutions, including probation and parole. The focus of this course is ausing hands-on training. Each student will use a state-of-the art personal systems perspective emphasizing the conflict between concerns for duecomputer. This course includes a lab component that provides students process and concerns for crime control.with additional opportunities to strengthen computer skills. Prerequisites: CCJ1017 or CCJ1020 Credit Hours: 4Prerequisites: CGS1700C or OST1142C Credit Hours: 4CGS2510C Computerized Spreadsheets CJE2006 Theory and Practice for Law EnforcementThis course introduces the student to computerized spreadsheets usinga current, industry standard application. Formula development, editing, This course examines current thinking and experience with respect toformatting, macro building, graphics, printing and other features will understanding, changing, and reforming police programs and practices.be performed using hands-on training. Each student will use a state-of- The course focuses on the American police experience, reviewing majorthe art personal computer. This course includes a lab component that innovations, exploring their rationale, and examining organizationalprovides students with additional opportunities to strengthen computer impediments to their implementation. The course includes an emphasisskills. on the use of force, women in policing, and specialized units.Prerequisites: CGS1700C or OST1142C Credit Hours: 4 Prerequisites: CCJ1020 Credit Hours: 473 | Course Descriptions
  • 74. CCJ2488 Ethics in Criminal Justice Developmental Psychology (DEP)This course is designed to introduce students to ethical decision-making in the criminal justice system. Topics include determining DEP2004 Human Growth and Developmentmoral behavior, developing moral and ethical behavior, ethics and law Study of normal human growth and development from conceptionenforcement, ethics and the courts, ethics and corrections, the ethics of throughout the life span. Focus is on fundamental changes withinpunishment, policy and management issues, professionalism, pride and an individual’s domains of physical, cognitive and psychosocialethics for practitioners. development and of interrelationship between the environment and thePrerequisites: CCJ1017 or CCJ1020 Credit Hours: 4 individual.CJE1680 Computer Crime Investigation Prerequisites: None Credit Hours: 4This course teaches how to perform computer crime investigations. Thecourse covers the recovery and analysis of digital evidence, addressing Economics (ECO)legal and technical issues. The course covers foundational concepts suchas file system structures, MAC times, and network protocols; tools forextracting evidence. ECO1000 Introduction to EconomicsPrerequisites: None Credit Hours: 4 This course is designed to provide students with a general knowledge of the structure and function of economic systems with major emphasisCJE2679C Crime Scene Analysis on the American economy, its strengths, its weaknesses, its history, andThis course covers procedures for initially approaching a crime its current condition. Emphasis will be placed on economics as a societalscene; the importance of following proper procedure and protocol in and cultural phenomenon, focusing on how it affects daily life, currentsearching, collecting, and packaging crime scene evidence; how to events, and the future.insure the integrity and chain of evidence rules that will be acceptable Prerequisites: None Credit Hours: 4in a court of law; how to identify and collect various forms of evidenceranging from biological fluids to weapons and firearms; and how to ECO2013 Principles of Macroeconomicsdocument a crime scene as well as explain different techniques for Topics in this course include the American economics system,handling evidence. production, income, consumption, and distribution as related toPrerequisites: CCJ1017 or CCJ1020 Credit Hours: 4 business.CCJ2687 Criminal Victimization Prerequisites: ENC1100, ENC1201, MTB1103, Credit Hours: 4 ECO2027, or ECO1000This course covers contemporary developments in the field ofvictimology, its conceptual boundaries, its basic concepts and literature, ECO2027 Principles of Microeconomicsits subfields and role as a field of study within criminology and criminal Consumer behavior determining demands for good and services.justice. The historical and emerging roles of victimology as a field of This course introduces the student to the theory of the firm includingstudy are examined and discussed in depth. Special attention is paid production, costs and pricing, and distribution to production factors.to apply learning objectives with respect to each students personalexperiences with the human dimensions of victimization. This course Prerequisites: ENC1100, ENC1201, MTB1103, Credit Hours: 4also deals with analysis of contemporary programs and trends in the ECO2013, or ECO1000criminal justice systems response to victims.Prerequisites: CCJ1017 Criminology Credit Hours: 4 Emergency Medical Services (EM or EMS)CCJ2940 Criminal Justice ExternshipThis course is designed to give students the opportunity to earn credit EMS1010 Anatomy and Physiology for EMShours for experiential learning in a criminal justice setting. Students Comprehensive course presenting basic information on structure andare required to work for the agency where placed for the appropriate function of the human body. The course applies principles of anatomynumber of hours (150). Students are also required to attend 10 hours and physiology to show interaction of body systems as they approachof on-campus training during the externship quarter. The agency homeostasis. Each body system is presented with emphasis onsupervisor will be asked to verify the students’ hours, and to evaluate cardiovascular, respiratory and the nervous system. This course meetsstudent performance during the period of the externship. This the student objectives found in the National Standard DOT Paramediccomponent is mandatory, and the minimum number of hours must be Curriculum.completed for a passing grade. Prerequisites: None Credit Hours: 4Prerequisites: Completion of all Criminal Justice core Credit Hours: 6courses and approval of the Director of Education74 | Course Descriptions
  • 75. EMS1059 First Responder EMS1090L Paramedic I LaboratoryThe First Responder is a vital part of the Pre-Hospital, Emergency This course presents paramedic psychomotor skills from the USDOTMedical Services System. First Responders are trained to reach patients, curriculum. Basic life support, patient lifting and moving, IV skills,find out what is wrong, provide emergency care and, when necessary, medication administration, blood glucose measurement along withmove patients without causing further injury. These individuals are oral and written reporting are presented. A review of EMT-level physicalusually the first trained personnel to reach the patients. The First examination will be presented to prepare the student for field andResponder is an integral part of the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) clinical experiences. This is a laboratory course and will involved handsSystem. The term First Responder has been applied to the first individual on skills with manikins and other teaching tools. The student must bewho arrives at the scene regardless of the individuals type of credentials. able to physically kneel, lift other persons to place them on a stretcher,The course provides students with the core knowledge, skills and and direct patient care. The laboratory will use training sessions and willattitude to function in the capacity of a First Responder. Upon successful progress to patient emergency scenarios in which the student will directcompletion of this course, students are qualified to take the National patient care. Laboratory skills must be mastered prior to the studentRegistry of EMT’s First Responder certifying exam. entering any field or clinical externship.Prerequisites: None Credit Hours: 4 Prerequisites: EMS1155C Credit Hours: 3 Corequisites: EMS1671 and EMS2690EMS1154C Emergency Medical Technician I EMS2690 Paramedic I ExternshipThe First Responder is a vital part of the Pre-Hospital, EmergencyMedical Services System. First Responders are trained to reach patients, This course continues Paramedic psychomotor skills related to patientfind out what is wrong, provide emergency care and, when necessary, assessment and management, including ALL paramedic patient caremove patients without causing further injury. These individuals are skills. This is a clinical course in which students will provide patientusually the first trained personnel to reach the patients. The First care to human patients under the direct supervision of an instructorResponder is an integral part of the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) or preceptor in both pre-hospital and in-hospital settings. The studentSystem. The term First Responder has been applied to the first individual must have adequate transportation to the patient care facility and mustwho arrives at the scene regardless of the individuals type of credentials. report to the assigned preceptor on time (15 minutes before the startThe course provides students with the core knowledge, skills and of the session). The student will progress from initially observing toattitude to function in the capacity of a First Responder. Upon successful serving as a team leader directing patient care. Emphasis is on safety ofcompletion of this course, students are qualified to take the National the care providers, safety of the patient, and observing all parametersRegistry of EMT’s First Responder certifying exam. of paramedic patient care including patient confidentiality. Laboratory skills must be mastered prior to the student entering any field or clinicalPrerequisites: CPR Certification Credit Hours: 7 externship.EMS1155C Emergency Medical Technician II Prerequisites: EMS1155C Credit Hours: 3This course is an in-depth study of medical emergencies including Corequisites: EMS1671 and EMS1090Lpoisoning, overdose, obstetrics and gynecological emergencies, infants, EMS2672 Paramedic IIchildren, environmental and behavioral emergencies. Skills required tohandle advanced airway management, trauma emergencies, hazardous This course presents the Patient Assessment and Airway phasesmaterials and on scene operations will be taught. This is an interactive of the USDOT National Standard Paramedic Curriculum. Itcourse including lecture, skills laboratory and an externship. presents the comprehensive patient assessment, anatomy and physiology of the respiratory system, airway management andPrerequisites: EMS1154C Credit Hours: 8 ventilation, pathophysiology of shock, automatic nervous system,EMS1671 Paramedic I and pharmacology including indications, contraindications and administration of pre-hospital drugs.This course consists of the preparatory phase of the USDOT NationalStandard Paramedic Curriculum. This course includes EMS systems, roles Prerequisites: EMS1155C Credit Hours: 6and responsibilities of the paramedic, well-being of the paramedic, Corequisites: EMS1671 and EMS1090Lillness and injury prevention, medical / legal issues, ethics, general EMS2091L Paramedic II Laboratoryprinciples of pathophysiology, pharmacology, venous access andmedication administration, therapeutic communications and life span This course continues the paramedic psychomotor skills contained indevelopment. the USDOT curriculum. Patient assessment and management, anatomy and physiology of the respiratory system, airway management andPrerequisites: EMS1155C Credit Hours: 6 ventilation will be covered in this section. This is a laboratory courseCorequisites: EMS1090L and EMS2690 and will involve hands-on skills with manikins and other teaching tools. The student must be able to physically kneel, lift other persons to place them on a stretcher, and direct patient care. Prerequisites: EMS1671 and EMS1090L Credit Hours: 3 Corequisites: EMS2672 and EMS269175 | Course Descriptions
  • 76. EMS2691 Paramedic II Externship EMS2692 Paramedic III ExternshipThis course continues Paramedic psychomotor skills related to patient This course continues Paramedic psychomotor skills related to patientassessment and management, including ALL paramedic patient care assessment and management, including ALL paramedic patient careskills. This is a clinical course in which students will provide patient skills. This is a clinical course in which students will provide patientcare to human patients under the direct supervision of an instructor care to human patients under the direct supervision of an instructoror preceptor in both pre-hospital and in-hospital settings. The student or preceptor in both pre-hospital and in-hospital settings. The studentmust have adequate transportation to the patient care facility and must must have adequate transportation to the patient care facility and mustreport to the assigned preceptor on time (15 minutes before the start report to the assigned preceptor on time (15 minutes before the startof the session). The student will progress from initially observing to of the session). The student will progress from initially observing toserving as a team leader directing patient care. Emphasis is on safety serving as a team leader directing patient care. Emphasis is on safetyof the care provider, safety of the patient, and observing all parameters of the care provider, safety of the patient, and observing all parametersof paramedic patient care including patient confidentiality. Laboratory of paramedic patient care including patient confidentiality. Laboratoryskills must be mastered prior to the student entering any field or clinical skills must be mastered prior to the student entering any field or clinicalexternship. externship.Prerequisites: EMS1671 and EMS1090L Credit Hours: 3 Prerequisites: EMS2672 and EMS2091L Credit Hours: 3Corequisites: EMS2091L and EMS2672 EMS2674 Paramedic IVEMS2673 Paramedic III This course covers the Trauma section of the USDOT National StandardThis course presents the Medical phase of the USDOT National Paramedic Curriculum and includes trauma and trauma systems, bluntStandard Paramedic Curriculum. This course is an in-depth study of trauma, penetrating trauma, hemorrhage and shock, soft tissue trauma,medical emergencies including pulmonology, cardiology, neurology, burns, musculoskeletal trauma, head, face and neck trauma, spinalendocrinology, allergies and anaphylaxis, gastroenterology, urology trauma, thoracic trauma and abdominal trauma. The beginning of theand nephrology, toxicology and substance abuse, hematology, Special Considerations section of the curriculum is also taught andenvironmental emergencies, infectious diseases, psychiatric and includes neonatology, pediatric emergencies and sudden infant deathbehavioral emergencies, gynecology and obstetrics. All course topics are syndrome.in accordance with the USDOT National Standard Paramedic Curriculum. Prerequisites: EMS2673 and EMS2092L Credit Hours: 6Prerequisites: EMS2672, EMS2091L, and current Credit Hours: 6 Corequisites: EMS2093L and EMS2693Florida EMT CertificationCorequisites: EMS2092L and EMS2692 EMS2093L Paramedic IV Laboratory This course continues paramedic psychomotor skills from theEMS2092L Paramedic III Laboratory USDOT curriculum. Patient assessment and management for traumaThis course continues paramedic psychomotor skills from the USDOT emergencies including kinetics, head, neck, spinal, body cavity,curriculum. Patient assessment and management including respiratory, musculoskeletal, soft tissue, shock trauma and burns. Management ofneurology, endocrinology, allergies and anaphylaxis, gastroenterology, the trauma patient and appropriate treatment are studied and practiced.urology, toxicology, hematology, environmental and infectious disease This is a laboratory course and will involve hands-on skills with manikinspresentations are covered. Also included are cardiac monitoring and and other teaching tools. The student must be able to physically kneel,defibrillation, dysrhythmia recognition, evaluation of the 12 lead lift other persons to place them on a stretcher, and direct patient care.electrocardiogram, and management of the cardiac patient are key The laboratory will use training sessions and will progress to a patientelements. This is a laboratory course and will involve hands-on skills emergency scenario in which the student will direct patient care.with manikins and other teaching tools. The student must be able to Laboratory skills must be mastered prior to the student entering anyphysically kneel, lift other persons to place them on a stretcher, and field or clinical externship.direct patient care. The laboratory will use training sessions and will Prerequisites: EMS2673 and EMS2092L Credit Hours: 3progress to patient emergency scenarios in which the student will direct Corequisites: EMS2674 and EMS2693patient care. Laboratory skills must be mastered prior to the studententering any field or clinical externship.Prerequisites: EMS2672 and EMS2091L Credit Hours: 3Corequisites: EMS2673 and EMS269276 | Course Descriptions
  • 77. EMS2693 Paramedic IV Externship EMS2694 Paramedic V ExternshipThis course continues Paramedic psychomotor skills related to patient This course continues Paramedic psychomotor skills related to patientassessment and management, including ALL paramedic patient care assessment and management, including ALL paramedic patient careskills. This is a clinical course in which students will provide patient skills. This is a clinical course in which students will provide patientcare to human patients under the direct supervision of an instructor care to human patients under the direct supervision of an instructoror preceptor in both pre-hospital and in-hospital settings. The student or preceptor in both pre-hospital and in-hospital settings. The studentmust have adequate transportation to the patient care facility and must must have adequate transportation to the patient care facility and mustreport to the assigned preceptor on time (15 minutes before the start report to the assigned preceptor on time (15 minutes before the startof the session). The student will progress from initially observing to of the session). The student will progress from initially observing toserving as a team leader directing patient care. Emphasis is on safety serving as a team leader directing patient care. Emphasis is on safetyof the care provider, safety of the patient, and observing all parameters of the care provider, safety of the patient, and observing all parametersof paramedic patient care including patient confidentiality. Laboratory of paramedic patient care including patient confidentiality. Laboratoryskills must be mastered prior to the student entering any field or clinical skills must be mastered prior to the student entering any field or clinicalexternship. externship.Prerequisites: EMS2673 and EMS2092L Credit Hours: 3 Prerequisites: EMS2674 and EMS2093L Credit Hours: 3Corequisites: EMS2674 and EMS2093L Corequisites: EMS2675 and EMS2094LEMS2675 Paramedic VThis course covers the Special Considerations, Assessment-Based English Composition (EN or ENC)Management and Operations phases of the USDOT National StandardParamedic Curriculum and includes a specialized pediatric course, ENC0010C Essential English Iobstetrical and gynecological emergencies and management of theneonate and newborn infant. Behavioral and psychiatric emergencies, This course provides an overview of the functions of the parts of speech,recognition and handling of potentially violent situations, the terminally sentence types, capitalization, punctuation, and spelling; it givesill and chronic care patient emergencies including the pathological an introduction to paragraph development in composition/writtenchanges are covered in-depth. Medical Incident Command, rescue English. Course methods include a combination of individual tutoring,operations, safety, specialized trauma course and an advanced cardiac conferences,classroom and lab activities. Lab hours required: 10.life support course are completed. An extensive study of the evolution Prerequisites: Placement through entrance testing.and role of the paramedic practitioner in public health, education, Prerequisites: None Credit Hours: 4prevention and customer service is given.Prerequisites: EMS2674 and EMS2093L Credit Hours: 3 ENC0012C Essential English IICorequisites: EMS2094L and EMS2694 This course is designed principally to guide the student to the mastery of sentence structure and paragraph writing. Emphasis is given toEMS2094L Paramedic V Laboratory clear and logical development of ideas. Students apply grammar skillsThis course is the final segment of the paramedic psychomotor skills and precise vocabulary usage to composition/written English. Courseof the USDOT curriculum. Patient assessment and management for methods include a combination of individual tutoring, conferences,the terminally ill and chronic care patient, including the pathological classroom and lab activities. Lab hours required: 10.changes, are covered in-depth. Medical Incident Command, rescue Prerequisites: Placement through entrance testing. Credit Hours: 4operations, safety, specialized trauma course and an advanced cardiaclife support course are completed. An extensive study of the evolution ENC1100 College Englishand role of the paramedic practitioner in public health, education,prevention and customer service is given. This is a laboratory course and This course provides a review of English grammar, mechanics, usage,will involved hands on skills with manikins and other teaching tools. The and paragraph development. Usage of the parts of speech are appliedstudent must be able to physically kneel, lift other persons to place them to the written communication process. Additional readings are includedon a stretcher, and direct patient care. The laboratory will use training to highlight elements of composition.sessions and will progress to a patient emergency scenario in which the Prerequisites: None Credit Hours: 4student will direct patient care. Laboratory skills must be mastered priorto the student entering ENC1101 Composition IPrerequisites: EMS2673 and EMS2092L Credit Hours: 3 In this course, paragraph development leading to the standard 5-partCorequisites: EMS2674 and EMS2093L essay is introduced as students achieve clear and effective writing skills. Topics discussed include grammatical instruction, the writing process, and various essay modes. Prerequisites: ENC1100 or ENC1201 Credit Hours: 477 | Course Descriptions
  • 78. ENC1102 Composition II Finance (FI or FIN)The principles of composition are studied and applied. Students obtainexperience in expository writing. Methods of research and proper FIN3105 Investments/Insurancedocumentation are introduced for the preparation of reports and term This course will introduce different types of security investmentspapers. available to the institutional and private sector. Students will learnPrerequisites: ENC1101 Credit Hours: 4 to evaluate individual securities by applying risk analysis, as well as fundamental and technical research. Topics will include bondENC1201 Business English investments, stock investments, commodities, futures, IRA, pensionThis course concentrates on proper English usage for business funds, and mutual funds. This course will also emphasize on how tocorrespondence. Business terminology, common punctuation errors, evaluate the risks you face when buying insurance, how to use insuranceEnglish usage, and format will be discussed. At the end of this course, to manage these risks, how to choose appropriate auto insurance,the student will be able to compose effective business correspondence property insurance, small business insurance, and liability insurance.including memos, letters and short reports. Special consideration is How to evaluate health care risks and choosing the best health careplaced on purpose, scope, and audience analysis and adaptation. insurance policy. This course will offer how to evaluate the financial risks posed by disability and early death, and estimate the amount ofPrerequisites: None Credit Hours: 4 disability and life insurance coverage you need.ENC4263 Writing for Management Prerequisites: GEB1011 or STA2014 Credit Hours: 4Students learn to communicate more effectively in writing in a wide FIN3400 Corporate Financerange of technical and professional situations. Students will examine thevariables at work in all writing tasks- writer, reader, information, purpose, This course reviews the techniques corporations use to access a firmsand context- and discuss how understanding of these variables works in financial health, evaluate and plan its future development and makecreating written messages with an appropriate format, tone, and level of decisions that enhance its chances of survival and success.detail. Secondary objectives include learning how to respond effectively Prerequisites: APA2121 Credit Hours: 4to and edit documents produced by others.Prerequisites: ENC1100 Credit Hours: 4 General Business (GEB)Environmental Studies (EVR) GEB1011 Business Principles An overview of the American business system is presented in orderEVR1001 Living in the Environment to help the student understand the interrelationships among theThis course examines current environmental concerns and their functional areas of business organization, management, personnel,management. It integrates and correlates the features of the natural finance, data processing, marketing, and production. Forms of businessenvironment with human activities. Topics include basic ecology, ownership, governmental influences and ethical responsibilities of thosepopulation growth, world hunger, energy resources, environmental in business are also reviewed.regulations and water/air/noise pollution. It explores distribution and Prerequisites: None Credit Hours: 4abundance of renewable and non-renewable resources, both biologicaland non-biological, and emphasizes an understanding of environmental GEB2941 Industry Practicumproblems and their impact on people and society. This course is a practical application course through which studentsPrerequisites: None Credit Hours: 4 work in an industry setting for a minimum of 90 hours, acquiring exposure to and experience in the area of business or industry for which they are preparing. Prerequisites: Approval of the Director of Education Credit Hours: 3 GEB3444 Business Trends and Issues This course is designed to give students a view of the current issues that are being discussed in the business world. Students will be talking and learning about many hot-button issues in business, in addition to learning the importance of keeping up-to-date on information in their field of study. It is a bridge for students who are not already involved in business as part of their academic career to receive a great deal of information on the current environment in business. Prerequisites: Junior Standing Credit Hours: 478 | Course Descriptions
  • 79. Geography (GEA) HIM2280 Medical Coding and Billing Practicum GEA1000 Geography This course is 10 hours of lecture and 90 hours of supervised, practical hands-on experience in a medical office, hospital, and/or clinic. The study of the earth and its features, and of the distribution of life on Additional hands-on experience may be obtained in a simulated the earth, including human life and the effects of human activity are medical office classroom on campus in which the student practices discussed. direct application of all medical insurance billing and coding skills and Prerequisites: Junior Standing Credit Hours: 4 any other administrative functions of a medical insurance billing/coding professional. GEA4191 World Environments Prerequisites: All classes in the Medical Insurance Credit Hours: 4 This course will provide a survey of physical, economic, political, and Billing/Coding Core must be completed prior to social systems that give unique character to the relationships among enrollment in this course. world regions. Through analysis of nine world regions and the countries in each, political, demographic, economic, cultural, and environmental themes will be considered in their geographic context. The course is Health Sciences/Resources (HSC) organized to emphasize the comparisons among world regions and the interdependent relationships that are increasing through globalization. HSC1000 Orientation to the Health Sciences Prerequisites: ENC1100 Credit Hours: 4 This course provides information needed to build a foundation to those students pursuing a career in a health, medical or science related field.Health Information Management (HIM) Topics include medical terminology, basic anatomy and physiology, disease prevention and health promotion, cultural diversity, leadership and ethical responsibilities of healthcare workers. This course also HIM2000 Medical Records Management introduces the student to medical math, infection control and OSHA This course is designed to teach students proper organization and Bloodborne Pathogens standards. maintenance of medical records. Areas studied include filing methods, Prerequisites: None Credit Hours: 4 processing, charting and analysis. Confidentiality of patient records is emphasized. HSC1403C Medical Emergencies-CPR Prerequisites: HSC1531 Credit Hours: 4 This course is designed to prepare the student to handle emergency situations and procedures. Certification in Cardiopulmonary HIM2222 ICD-9-CM Coding Resuscitation (CPR) is also completed in this course. This course concentrates on the guidelines used for disease classification Prerequisites: None Credit Hours: 2 and coding. The student learns to accurately assign diagnosis codes using the ICD-9-CM (International Classification of Diseases, most HSC1531 Medical Terminology current revision). Topics discussed include reimbursement and claim This course is designed to instruct students in basic principles of medical submission for medicare and third party payers. word building. The interrelationships of body structures and functions Prerequisites: HIM2270 Credit Hours: 4 including their related terminology are stressed. HIM2270 Medical Insurance Prerequisites: None Credit Hours: 4 This course offers a broad overview of various types of insurance HSC2149 Pharmacology and introduces specialized insurance forms related to the medical This survey of drug classifications and calculations provides the profession. Special emphasis is on insurance vocabulary and the proper student with an overview of how prescription drugs are administered completion of forms to patients. In addition to learning general guidelines, students will be Prerequisites: HSC1531 Credit Hours: 4 exposed to confidentiality issues and ethical considerations as they relate to administration and the use of prescription drugs. HIM2253 CPT-Current Procedural Terminology Prerequisites: HSC1531 and BSC1093 or BSC1094 Credit Hours: 4 The importance of understanding and applying Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) coding is emphasized. Students will learn how to code and classify procedures using CPT. Prerequisites: HIM2270 Credit Hours: 479 | Course Descriptions
  • 80. Human Services (HUS) HUS2540 Marriage and Family Develops a broad knowledge base of the dynamics and functioning ofHUS1003 Introduction to Mental Health different family forms: single-parent, nuclear, post-divorce, remarriage, Technology intergenerational families, and alternative family groups. Course will cover the life cycle of the family and the process and modification ofIntroduces the concepts of the therapeutic process and critical thinking family structures over time (e.g., birth of the first child, adolescent sexualfor the mental health paraprofessional. Emphasizes fundamental development, leaving home, etc.). This course will also cover individualskills, ethical/legal and biopsychosocial implications. Functions and development from birth to death.responsibilities of the mental health specialist in promoting andmaintaining mental health of individuals and families through the use of Prerequisites: DEP2004, HUS1003, HUS1302, or Credit Hours: 4the therapeutic relationship and psychosocial strategies are introduced. PSY1012Prerequisites: HSC1531 and BSC1093 or BSC1094 Credit Hours: 4 HUS2520 Abnormal PsychologyHUS1302 Basic Counseling Skills This course is an introduction to the etiology, treatment and prevention of abnormal behavior. Specialized terminology in the field of abnormalOverview of major counseling theories and intervention strategies. psychology is introduced. Topics studied include the use of DSM as aStudy of functional theories, principles and techniques of counseling. diagnostic tool. The impact of mental illness on the family is stressed.Active listening and problem solving. Practice in techniques and Students will study symptoms of schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, andtheories. Skills involved in providing feedback to clients, crisis other forms of psychopathology. Emphasis is placed on communityintervention, and other methods of short-term counseling. Cross- resources, medications, stressors, risk, recognizing decompensationcultural approaches to counseling. signs, when to seek professional help and effective ways ofPrerequisites: HSC1531 and BSC1093 or BSC1094 Credit Hours: 4 communicating with a person who has mental illness. Prerequisites: DEP2004, HUS1003, HUS1302, or Credit Hours: 4HUS2111 Individual and Group Therapeutic PSY1012 Approaches HUS2841 Mental Health ExternshipThis course emphasized individual and group process dynamicsand theory. Topics discussed include assessment, case planning/ The student is placed in community agencies relevant to mental healthmanagement and professional ethics. Students study various types of and work in a role related to the function of a mental health techniciangroups and activities, skills used in mental health environments both under the guidance of a supervisor. Under supervision, the studentinpatient and community based. The focus of this course is on design, will work with selected clients and apply acquired skills and principlesprinciples, procedures and applications of various techniques. studied in the classroom. The Colleges Allied Health Department Chair will place each student in the extern site and supervise the studentsPrerequisites: DEP2004, HUS1003, HUS1302, or Credit Hours: 4 progress. The student is required to complete a minimum of 150 hoursPSY1012 of externship and 10 hours of classroom lecture.HUS2331 Assessment and Interventions in Prerequisites: Completion of all Psychology (HUS) Credit Hours: 4 Mental Health courses and approval of Director of Education.Study of skills in conducting initial clinical assessments and making HUS2400 Abused Substances and Their Effectsappropriate referrals to impatient or outpatient treatment. Client issuesinclude depression, suicide, eating disorders, sexual abuse, mental This course is a study of physiological and sociological aspects ofillness. Assessment techniques for both youth and adults, treatment alcohol/drug use and abuse. Students learn classification and basicplanning/placement, clinical interventions, psychopharmacology, pharmacology of drugs and their effects, assessment and drug testing,continuing care and relapse potential. etiological, behavioral, cultural, demographic and spiritual aspects and belief systems concerning alcohol/drug use. Processes of dependencePrerequisites: DEP2004, HUS1003, HUS1302, or Credit Hours: 4 and addiction are emphasized, as well as signs, symptoms andPSY1012 behavioral patterns of substance abusers.HUS2405 Substance Abuse Issues in Mental Prerequisites: DEP2004 and HUS1302 Credit Hours: 4 Health HUS2424 Identification and Intervention inIntensive counseling experience in the field of alcoholism/drug abuse. Substance AbuseUnder Supervision, students perform core functions required for State ofFlorida Substance Abuse Specialist certification. The focus of this course is the study of treatment issues specific to alcohol/drug abuse. Diagnosis, adult children of alcoholics, denial, familyPrerequisites: DEP2004, HUS1003, HUS1302, or Credit Hours: 4 disease concepts and cultural dimensions are addressed. TreatmentPSY1012 issues with adolescents, women, elderly, gay/lesbian/bisexual clients are emphasized. Other topics discussed include treatment modalities, strengths and weaknesses, and selection of appropriate modality. Prerequisites: DEP2004 and HUS1302 Credit Hours: 480 | Course Descriptions
  • 81. HUS2420 Evaluation of the Treatment IDS2901 Special Topics Directed Independent Environment StudyCase work skills of assessment, interview techniques, treatment This course is an open-enrollment special topics course used to coverdecisions, case presentation, and referral and follow-up for those special subject matters not presently offered. Subjects will vary based onin alcohol and drug fields. Codependency and dysfunctional family discipline and are subject to Department Chair/Special Topics Advisorsystems. Evaluation and assessment, treatment and self-help groups will approval.be discussed. Prerequisites: Candidates must have completed a Credit Hours: 1Prerequisites: DEP2004 and HUS1302 or PSY1012 Credit Hours: 4 minimum of five quarters or 60 credits and must have the approval of the Director of Education.Humanities (HUM) IDS2902 Special Topics Directed Independent StudyHUM1020 Humanities This course is an open-enrollment special topics course used to cover special subject matters not presently offered. Subjects will vary based onThis course examines Eastern and Western humanities, focusing on arts discipline and are subject to Department Chair/Special Topics Advisorand ideas, with the objective of creating a greater awareness of the approval.world community. This course examines the various cultures of the NearEast, Far East, and Africa relative to the Western tradition. The cultural Prerequisites: Candidates must have completed a Credit Hours: 2and aesthetic perspectives in Western humanities is also examined, minimum of five quarters or 60 credits and mustwith the objective of facilitating the development of personal aesthetic have the approval of the Director of Education.sensibilities. IDS2903 Special Topics Directed IndependentPrerequisites: ENC1100 Credit Hours: 4 Study This course is an open-enrollment special topics course used to coverInformation Systems Management (ISM) special subject matters not presently offered. Subjects will vary based on discipline and are subject to Department Chair/Special Topics Advisor approval.ISM4011 Management Information Systems Prerequisites: Candidates must have completed a Credit Hours: 3This course introduces the students to Management Information minimum of five quarters or 60 credits and mustSystems (MIS) and the appropriate use of MIS tools to gain a strategic have the approval of the Director of Education.and competitive advantage in the marketplace. As tomorrowsmanagers, entrepreneurs, or business specialists, the students need IDS2940 Industry Practicumto know how to use and manage information technology in todays This course is a practical application course through which studentsnetworked enterprises and global markets, such as the Internet, work in an industry setting for a minimum of 90 hours, acquiringIntranet, and Extranet. In this dynamic environment, they will rely exposure to, and experience in, the area of business or industry foron interconnected networks of information systems for end user which they are preparing.collaboration, including communications and computing among enduser work groups and teams, and enterprise wide computing, including Prerequisites: Approval from the Director of Credit Hours: 3communications and information processing for business operations, Education.managerial decision making, and strategic advantage. IDS4940 Professional PracticumPrerequisites: Senior Standing Credit Hours: 4 This course is a practical application course through which students work in an industry setting for a minimum of 120 hours, acquiringInterdisciplinary Studies (IDS) exposure to, and experience in, the area of business or industry for which they are preparing.IDS2306 Contemporary American Issues Prerequisites: Student must complete ALL Major Core Credit Hours: 4 requirements. Approval from the Department ChairThis course is designed to provide an interdisciplinary study of the major and the Director of Education is required prior toissues facing America. Topics include the environment, population, registration.minorities, cities, crime poverty, drugs, religion, values, and foreignpolicy.Prerequisites: None Credit Hours: 481 | Course Descriptions
  • 82. IDS4914 Research Methods MAN4151 Organizational Behavior and HumanThis course is designed to teach students qualitative and quantitative Resource Developmentresearch methods of educational research. Students will learn to read This course studies the behavior, structure, and processes ofresearch reports including experimental, descriptive, qualitative, and organizations. Topics such as group inter-group behavior, teamwork,historical approaches. Students submit a research proposal as part of the motivation, communication, cultural diversity, global culturalcourse requirements. considerations, and reward systems are studied as it relates to humanPrerequisites: STA2014, ENC1101, and Senior Credit Hours: 4 resource development and training.Standing Prerequisites: MAN2021, MAN2202, or GEB3444 Credit Hours: 4 MAN4504 Operations ManagementLiterature (LIT) This course will examine applications that range from high-tech manufacturing to high-tech service in a review of the traditional topicsLIT2000 Introduction to Literature of the field. Students will learn that operations management is best done with significant cross-functional integration and requires a globalThis is a basic course in the appreciation of good literature, which is perspective for many of the topics. Accounting, finance, marketing,designed to help the student learn the elements, characteristics, and human resources, management, purchasing, logistics, and engineeringterminology necessary to study poetry, drama, and the short story. impact how firms are run operationally. An emphasis will be placed onStudents are required to keep an extensive reading journal and to write services, globalization, and cross-functional integration.a research paper using analytical skills acquired in the course. A varietyof films is used to illustrate various techniques employed by authors. Prerequisites: MAN2021 or GEB3444 Credit Hours: 4Prerequisites: None Credit Hours: 4 MAN4720 Business Policy and Strategy A study of long term strategy and planning management as it relates toManagement (MAN) the decision making process. Strategic management is introduced as the set of decisions and actions that will result in the design and activation of strategies to achieve the objectives of an organization. ParticularMAN2021 Principles of Management attention will be paid to independent development of corporate objectives and a concise mission statement for a company.A study of various aspects of the managers job, including work planningand organization, leadership, decision making, and communication are Prerequisites: SBM1000, MAN2021, GEB3444, and Credit Hours: 4presented in this course. The course teaches the student the basic tools Senior standingand skills necessary to become a capable supervisor.Prerequisites: None Credit Hours: 4 Management-Applied (MNA)MAN2202 Organizational TheoryThis course examines the responsibilities and skills of management MNA1100 Principles of Human Resourceswithin the organization. Topics covered include the role of human This course is designed to familiarize the student with employmentresources in development of the organization and the employee. law including the Americans With Disabilities Act and WorkersMotivating techniques, organizational change, team building, and Compensation, and personnel practices, such as interdepartmentaltrends in current organizations will also be covered. Case studies will communication, screening and hiring skills, and employee retention.assist in the process. Prerequisites: None Credit Hours: 4Prerequisites: GEB1011 or MAN2021 Credit Hours: 4 MNA3037 Project Management and PlanningMAN3605 Cross Cultural Human Relations This class is a general introduction class in project managementThis is a skill-based course, which focuses on the impact of culture on designed to give students an exposure in the general projectbusiness relationships, including negotiations. management concepts. This course is meant to provide students withPrerequisites: Junior Standing Credit Hours: 4 a framework on which to build project management knowledge that relates to their own specific subset of knowledge. The class will give students a platform on which to rest the knowledge that they gain throughout the rest of the program. Prerequisites: Junior Standing Credit Hours: 482 | Course Descriptions
  • 83. MNA3038 Project Estimation and Budgeting Marketing (MAR)The content of this class deals with two of the most importantcomponents of project management, the need for on-time and within MAR1011 Principles of Marketingbudget completion. This class will familiarize students with these The basic concepts of marketing and its universal functions areconcepts and develop a set of skills that the students can use to ensure examined. The role of buyers and the social issues involved in thethat these vital goals are attained. They will be able to work with marketing process are also included in this course.limitations to achieve the goals of the project. Prerequisites: None Credit Hours: 4Prerequisites: Junior Standing Credit Hours: 4MNA3521 Quality Assurance and Evaluation MAR2405 Principles of Sales Presented in this course are the basic principles and techniquesThis course is designed to teach how aspects of the quality management of selling. Emphasis is placed on effective presentations andframework apply to the conduct of a project as well as the product, communication skills. Selling is studied as a marketing process in retailprocess, or service developed as a result of the project. The class will give and industrial markets.students the skills it takes to apply a quality philosophy and standard tothe projects in which they will be involved. The course will also start to Prerequisites: None Credit Hours: 4prepare students for the rigorous standards of customer service, bothinternal and external, that are expected in project management. MAR2141 International BusinessPrerequisites: Junior Standing Credit Hours: 4 This course is a survey approach to the many facets of business as it applies to the international environment. Management and marketingMNA4039 Project Risk Management decisions are explored in depth. Cultural, linguistic, political and economic differences are stressed and analyzed.This course is designed to give insight into the problems that mayarise in a project setting. This course will also give students the needed Prerequisites: GEB1011 or MAR1011 Credit Hours: 4skills to identify risks and make preparations to diffuse and solveconflicts. This course will also allow students to become familiar in the MAR3414 Sales Strategiespreparation and skills used to diffuse risk in the project management A study of various aspects of the salesperson’s job, includingsetting. fundamental sales skills, the buying process, principles ofPrerequisites: Junior Standing Credit Hours: 4 communicating effectively, adapting to the needs and unique styles of each customer, prospecting, planning, discovering needs, using visualMNA4574 Contracts and Procurement aids, conducting effective demonstrations, responding to objections, obtaining commitment, and providing after-sale service. Students in thisThis course will familiarize students with the cost side of project course should learn sales strategies and principles of selling so that theymanagement. Students will be given a thorough overview of estimating will have enough self-confidence to begin making calls if provided withproject costs through discussion of contracts and procurement. no additional training by their employers.Students will learn how to negotiate contracts for goods or servicesassociated with projects as well as accurately identify and summarize Prerequisites: MAR1011, MAR2405, or MAN2021 Credit Hours: 4the cost involved in a project. In addition there will be a focus ondeveloping the skills necessary for students to be able to successfully MAR4503 Consumer Behaviornegotiate a variety of aspects of a project such as resources, timing, This course examines cultural, social, and individual variables and howscope, etc. they are incorporated into buyer decisions processes and marketingPrerequisites: Junior Standing Credit Hours: 4 practices.MNA4920 Project Management Seminar Prerequisites: MAR3414 or MAN3605 Credit Hours: 4To allow students to have a concrete first-hand experience in guiding MAR4403 Sales Managementa project from start to finish. The course is meant to deliver a real life A study of various aspects of the sales manager’s job, includingproject to students with the help of community organizations and fundamental sales skills, management skills, and the ability to train,allow students to participate in all aspects of the project while gaining lead, inspire and supervise salespeople. Students in this course shouldexperience in the field of project management. The experience is meant learn sales forecasting, public relations, advertising, sales promotions,to allow them to have some exposure through real experience to the planning, motivation, and what is needed to effectively and successfullyfield in which they are to receive their degrees. As a capstone course, manage and lead a sales team.this class will provide a key assessment of the students’ preparedness toapply their skills in a real world situation. Prerequisites: MAN2021 or MAR3414 Credit Hours: 4Prerequisites: Junior Standing Credit Hours: 483 | Course Descriptions
  • 84. MAR4156 Global Marketing Mathematics - General and Finite (MGF)An overview of the essential issues and the unique considerationsconfronting the marketing decision-makers in a global environment. MGF1106 Topics in College MathematicsThe study will include comparative advantages, disadvantages, the Through a unique problem-solving approach, this course providesinterdependence of global marketing, and the importance of global an insight into what mathematics is and what it accomplishes. Topicsresearch and market perceptions. Special attention will be directed include logic, estimation, numeration systems, number theory, algebra,toward the issues and differences confronting a domestic company functions and graphs, geometry mathematical systems, probability, andwishing to do business in another country. statistics.Prerequisites: ADV1002 or MAR1011 Credit Hours: 4 Prerequisites: None Credit Hours: 4MAR4333 Integrated AdvertisingAn in-depth review of the shift from the conventional methods of Mathematics - Technical and Business (MTB)advertising to the more widely recognized approach of implementingan integrated marketing communications strategy. This course conveysthat one must recognize how a firm uses all of the promotional tools MTB1103 Business Mathavailable to deliver a unified message to the consumer. The IMC This course provides a review of the basic applications of mathematicsperspective represents one of the most influential changes in business relating to such calculations as bank and sales records, interest,practices for the 21st century. promissory notes and interest variables, percentages, commission, cashPrerequisites: MAR1011 or ADV1002 Credit Hours: 4 and trade discounts, markup and other typical business calculations. Prerequisites: None Credit Hours: 4Mathematics (MAT) MTB1344 Algebra and TrigonometryMAT0002C Essential Math This course is the study of the concepts and practice of algebra and trigonometry skills. Factoring, algebraic fractions, logarithmic andThis course deals with the four basic mathematics functions: addition, exponential equations, vectoring and graphing functions are practiced.subtraction, multiplication, and division. Students enrolled in this coursewill have demonstrated a need for training in and development of the Prerequisites: None Credit Hours: 4above skills. MTB2324 Calculus ILab hours required: 10 Credit Hours: 4Prerequisites: Placement through entrance testing. This course is designed to provide the students with the concepts of limits and differential and integral calculus in the context of practicalMAT0012C Essential Math II problems.This course covers basic math skills such as percents, graphs, units of Prerequisites: MTB1344 Credit Hours: 4measurement, the metric system, rational numbers. It also includes anintroduction to algebra and geometry. Medical Assisting Technology (MEA)Prerequisites: MAT0002C or placement through Credit Hours: 4entrance testing. MEA1226C Examining Room ProceduresMAT1030 College Algebra This course introduces the student to noninvasive medical officeThis course provides the student with an opportunity to experience procedures. Included are studies of general pharmacology, vital signs,Algebra as a process that enhances logical thinking and a discipline that electrocardiography, patient examination preparation and procedures,has real world applications. Skills such as operations with Real Numbers, identification and care of instruments and equipment, asepsis,Linear Equations and Inequalities, Polynomials, Exponents, Quadratic sterilization, and radiology.Equations, Roots, Radicals, and Cross Multiplication of algebraic Prerequisites: HSC1531 and BSC1093 or BSC1094 Credit Hours: 4expressions are practiced.Prerequisites: None Credit Hours: 4 MEA1245C Phlebotomy Procedures This course provides students with an opportunity to learn principles of sterile and aseptic technique, criteria for selection of site for fingerstick and/or phlebotomy withdrawal techniques. Emphasis is placed on the proper handling and processing of laboratory specimens. This course includes four hours of AIDS/HIV training. Prerequisites: HSC1531 Credit Hours: 484 | Course Descriptions
  • 85. MEA1263C Nutrition Medical Laboratory Science (MLT)This course presents an overall view of nutrition and how it relates topatients who are ill, as well as in good health. MLT1044 Phlebotomy ExternshipPrerequisites: None Credit Hours: 4 Students are assigned for application in a suitable health care facility for a minimum of 120 hours of externship and 10 hours of classroomMEA1346C Computerized Medical Office lecture. Students receive no remuneration, but gain valuable experience. Management Prerequisites: Completion of all Phlebotomy core Credit Hours: 5This course introduces the student to computerized medical office courses and approval of the Director of Education.management using a current industry standard application such asMedisoft or Medical Manager. The student will learn how to set upsupport files and maintain patient information. The course includes Nursing (NU/NUR/NSP)instruction in accounting, communications, insurance claims processing,practice management, office management, appointments, clinical NUR1020C Fundamentals of Nursinghistories, billing and report generating. This course explores the normal foundations of nursing that form thePrerequisites: OST1142C Credit Hours: 4 model or template for the application of critical thinking processes in the presence of client self care or self care limitations. Areas discussedMEA2235 Medical Law and Ethics include: assessment, diagnostic resources, documentation, medicationThis is a study of the interrelationship of law and medicine. Emphasis math, and foundational concepts for normal human functioning withis placed on law of torts, administrative agencies, and consumer a focus on the older adult. In the lab portion of the course, studentsprotection, as well as classes of contracts, breach of contract and practice and demonstrate beginning competence in essentialremedies available under the law. Special emphasis is placed on ethics fundamental psychomotor skills. The clinical experiences providefor a health care delivery team member. This course includes four hours students with client experiences in a variety of settings to practice andof AIDS/HIV Awareness Training and two hours of HIPAA Training. demonstrate the integration of content from the theory and laboratory learning settings. The focus is on assessment, use of basic nursing skills,Prerequisites: None Credit Hours: 4 and promotion of wellness.MEA2803 Medical Assisting Externship Prerequisites: NUR1110, NUR2141, BSC1086, MA144L, Credit Hours: 7The student applies skills obtained through classroom and laboratory and ENC1100instruction to actual work situations. Medical Assistant students areplaced with a physician’s office or other suitable facility to provide a NUR1110 Concepts of Nursing Practicebroad training experience and on-the-job performance evaluation. The The Concepts of Nursing Practice introduces nursing as a holistic andstudent is required to complete a minimum of 150 hours externship and caring profession. Through a study of historical nursing perspectives,10 hours of classroom lecture. Nightingale through contemporary holistics, the theory of Dorothea Orem will be introduced as a method of organizing nursing thought.Prerequisites: Completion of all Medical Assisting Credit Hours: 6 Other concepts pertaining to values, professional behavior, ethicalcore courses and approval of the Director of considerations and healthcare delivery systems will be explored.Education. This conceptual process will provide a foundation for understandingMEA2257C Basic X-ray Machine Operation the relationships, interactions and influences that exist within the nursing environment and the healthcare world. Students will have theThis course is a combination of lecture and demonstration of the use of opportunity, through the creation of “learning environments,” to identifyradiographic equipment as related to patient care. their own learning styles and begin to create an environment of positivePrerequisites: None Credit Hours: 4 learning and personal wellness. Prerequisites: Equivalent of 1 yr. of high school Credit Hours: 3MEA2260C Clinical Laboratory Procedures or 1 semester of vocational/technical chemistryThis course introduces the techniques for performing routine laboratory with minimum C average, equivalent of 1 year oftests. These include physical, chemical, and microscopic examinations high school or 1 semester of vocational/technicalof urine and urine test interpretation; techniques for obtaining blood Introductory Course to Health Care with minimumsamples for hemoglobins, hematocrits, and differential counts from “C” average, BSC1085, MA143L, MAT1030, andblood smears; agglutination and coagulation tests for pregnancy; and DEP2004other common conditions tested in the physician’s office. This course Corequisites: BSC1086, MA144L, MCB2010,includes four hours of AIDS/HIV training. MCB2010L, and NUR2141Prerequisites: HSC1531 and BSC1093 or BSC1094 Credit Hours: 485 | Course Descriptions
  • 86. NUR1310C Child Care Nursing NUR2210C Beginning Medical/Surgical NursingChild Care Nursing considers the stressors that affect an individual This course examines stressors that affect an individual’s level ofchild’s level of wellness by imposing transitional or permanent self care wellness by imposing transitional self care physical and/or mentalphysical, social, developmental and/or emotional limitations. The critical limitations. The critical thinking models for human functioning andthinking models for human functioning, initial nursing interventions, initial nursing interventions will be further developed and expandedthe detailed nursing process and developmental assessments will be with the use of the detailed nursing process. Selected stressors include,used to explore nursing care for children and their families. Clinical but are not limited to, commonly occurring health limitations that leadexperiences provide opportunities for students to integrate concepts to therapeutic self care demand(s). The learning lab provides studentsfrom the classroom into the nursing care of children and their families. with opportunities to practice and demonstrate competence in theThe focus is the implementation of the holistic nursing process, with beginning medical/surgical technical nursing skills sets that are eitheraccompanying technical skill sets, for children with common occurring utilized or delegated by the nurse to implement the nursing process.health limitations. Clinical experiences provide planned client experiences in a variety of settings that assist the student to integrate content from the classroomPrerequisites: NUR2210C (or equivalent) and Credit Hours: 6 and lab learning environments.DEP2004 Prerequisites: NUR1020C, BSC1086, MA144L, Credit Hours: 8NUR1421C Maternal-Child Health Nursing MCB2010, and MCB2010LMaternal/Child Health nursing examines the child-bearing family’s Corequisites: DEP2004level of wellness when self care limitations imposed by pregnancy NUR2243C Advanced Medical/Surgical Nursingand childbirth engage individuals in change. Critical thinking modelsfor human functioning, initial nursing interventions, detailed nursing This course continues to examine stressors that affect an individual’sprocess and developmental assessments will be used to provide level of wellness by imposing transitional self care, physical and/orcomprehensive, holistic nursing care to the woman and her developing mental limitations. The critical thinking models for human functioningfamily. During pregnancy, childbirth and postpartum, common normal and initial nursing interventions will be used and practiced instressors and selected high risk challenges that create therapeutic self- conjunction with the nursing process. Selected stressors include,care demand(s) which require partnering will be considered. Clinical but are not limited to, those causing an altered state of wellness thatexperiences assist the student to integrate content from the classroom requires adjustments to self care and a different state of wellness. Thewith the nursing care of child-bearing women and their families and will learning lab builds on knowledge obtained in previous courses andoccur in out-patient clinics, physician’s offices, health department clinics, provides students with opportunities to practice and demonstrate morebirthing centers and hospitals. complex technical skills used by the nurse to implement the nursing process for clients with transitional physical or mental limitations.Prerequisites: NUR2210C and DEP2004 Credit Hours: 6 Clinical experiences are planned to provide opportunities to apply newNUR1520C Mental Health Nursing and previous knowledge facing altered states of wellness and self care adjustment.This course considers stressors that affect an individual’s level ofwellness by imposing transitional self care mental and/or social Prerequisites: NUR2210C Credit Hours: 8limitations. The critical thinking models for human functioning (MORCC) NUR2291C Critical Care Nursing Conceptsand initial nursing interventions (ADN) will be explored with the useof the detailed nursing process. Selected stressors include, but are not This course focuses on adults experiencing medically complexlimited to, commonly occurring mental health limitations that lead to alterations in health and highly technical skills required by today’s nursetherapeutic self care demand(s) that require partnering. for care of an individual’s body-mind-spirit. Critical thinking models for human functioning and initial nursing interventions will be used andPrerequisites: NUR2243C (or equivalent), SYG2000, Credit Hours: 5 practiced in conjunction with the nursing process. Medical/surgicalENC1101 or HUM1020 nursing care concepts are revisited in the context of concepts of criticalNUR2141 Pharmacology and Nursing Practice care nursing. Selected stressors include, but are not limited to, those causing an altered state of wellness that requires complex adjustmentsPharmacology and Nursing Practice introduces the beginning level to self-care and a resulting difference in one’s state of wellness. Labnursing student to pharmacotherapeutic concepts as they are applied experiences focus on developing and demonstrating competency into nursing practice. The major drug classifications are discussed in technical skills and integrating skills into complex client care scenarios.accordance with concepts of human functioning. For each classification,students will consider data collection, dosage/administration, evaluating Prerequisites: NUR2243C, NUR1310C, and NUR1421C Credit Hours: 4and promoting therapeutic effects, minimizing adverse effects and (or equivalent)interactions, managing toxicity and client education.Prerequisites: BSC1085, MA143L, and MAT1030 Credit Hours: 386 | Course Descriptions
  • 87. NUR2811C Professional Nursing Roles and NUR3805 Nursing in a Diverse and Changing Leadership Healthcare EnvironmentThis course examines the assimilation of professional nursing roles with This course focuses on professional development and the criticalemphasis on the integration of theories of organizational development assessment of nursing as a professional discipline. Issues affecting theand culture, beginning leadership and management skills, such as dynamic health care environment and the practice of professionaldelegation and priority setting, into the practice of nursing. Professional nursing are explored. Critical thinking concepts, group dynamics,issues are explored to provide a foundation for independent practice effective communication, legal and ethical responsibilities ofby assisting the student to prepare for employment as a registered maintaining competence and resource management are discussed asnurse. Laboratory and clinical experiences provide the students with responsibilities of professional practice.opportunities to demonstrate the attainment of expected clinical and Prerequisites: NUR3871, MAN3605, and IDS4914 Credit Hours: 4educational skills and competencies.Prerequisites: NUR2243C, NUR1310C, and NUR1421C Credit Hours: 7 NUR3871 Healthcare Informatics This course introduces nursing informatics as an integration of nursing,NUR3065 Assessment of Health and Wellness computer, and information sciences for the support of evidence-This course assists registered nurses in the integration of prior based nursing practice. The management of data through informationknowledge to develop interviewing skills, physical assessment skills systems, expert systems and telecommunications and the impact ofand preventative health interventions when working with diverse these technologies on nursing administration, education, practice andpopulations. The importance of therapeutic communication skills in research are addressed in the context of health care informatics. Actualthe assessment of client needs is emphasized. The patterns of healthy problem-solving and mini-design projects on how computerization andindividuals will be examined and used as a reference point for health automation can improve the efficiency of nursing care delivery will bepromotion, health maintenance, and health education. Practice activities emphasized. 4 Theory Credit Hoursprovide opportunities for application of theory. Prerequisites: None Credit Hours: 4Prerequisites: None Credit Hours: 4 NUR4827 Professional Leadership andNUR3169 Nursing Research and Evidence- Management in Healthcare Based Practice This course allows students to integrate the responsibility for creatingThis course prepares the student for professional accountability a caring environment into the management of client care. The studentand responsibility in the practice of nursing. Students learn to use will apply evidence-based nursing strategies to client care managementknowledge and experience to “interpret” the evidence for nursing activities.practice. Research methods are used to pursue such questions as Prerequisites: NUR380D, NUR3871 Credit Hours: 4“Why do we do it this way?” or “How could we do this better?”and “Wasthe change in practice effective in improving outcomes?” or “Was the NUR4836 Health Care and Professionaldifference worth any extra cost or time? Nursing Issues for Today and thePrerequisites: IDS4914, NUR3871 Credit Hours: 4 FutureNUR3636 Nursing a Diverse Community This course continues the exploration of issues specific to the practice of professional nursing in a dynamic and diverse world. Topics includeThis course focuses on the professional role of the community/public the role of nurse as advocate, professional and political activism, modelshealth nurse working in collaboration with community partners and of healthcare systems, high quality, cost-effective outcomes, trendshealth officials within the community as part of an interdisciplinary in health care delivery, and the impact of technological on nursingteam in order to promote a healthier community. Primary, secondary practice. Students are encouraged to explore larger global trends inand tertiary prevention activities are emphasized as they relate to health care and consider disparities from a systems approach. Issuesindividuals, families, groups and aggregates. Health policy development related to the scope of practice and differentiated practice are alsorelated to community and global health issues, health care systems considered.and its effects on selected populations are explored. The studentuses skills in community assessment; program planning and nursing Prerequisites: NUR4827 Credit Hours: 4interventions to help identified populations within the communityattain and maintain their optimum level of health. Selected measures NUR4945 Nursing Capstonefor evaluating the outcomes of community health nursing programs are In this course the student plans a project to demonstrate achievementdiscussed as well as those that may be broader in scope. of program outcomes and competencies. This project will integratePrerequisites: NUR3871, MAN3605, and IDS4914 Credit Hours: 4 the academic and practical knowledge acquired during the curriculum and professional experience. Students will use current professional literature to support nursing practice. Students will develop objectives relevant to the project, critique the literature and present a plan for implementation. Prerequisites: Eligibility for graduation. Credit Hours: 487 | Course Descriptions
  • 88. NSP3857 Principles of Teaching and Learning OST1143C Keyboarding IIThis course covers fundamental information related to teaching and This course is a continuation of Keyboarding I with added emphasis onlearning with adults. Concepts of adult learning theory are applied to basic speed and accuracy development. The course provides additionalthe nursing clinical learning environment. Application activities present practice in formatting letters, tables, memos and other kinds of personalthe opportunity to develop a personal philosophy of teaching and and business communication. This course includes a lab componentlearning. that provides the student with additional opportunities to strengthen computer skills.Prerequisites: NUR3805 Credit Hours: 4 Prerequisites: OST1142C Credit Hours: 4NSP3858 Principles of Clinical Learning OST1144C Keyboarding IIIThis course provides foundational information for transitioning from apractitioner of nursing to a teacher of nursing in roles such as preceptor, This course is a continuation Keyboarding II with added emphasis on thementor, and academic instructor. The student learns to assist learners to development of basic typing skills and advanced formatting of variousthink critically and to safely and effectively apply theoretical principles kinds of specialized business correspondence, reports and tables.to real life situations. Concepts covered include theoretical foundations, This course includes a lab component that provides the student withrights and responsibilities, and effective approaches to teaching in the additional opportunities to strengthen computer skills.clinical setting. Prerequisites: OST1143C Credit Hours: 4Prerequisites: NSP3857 Credit Hours: 4 OST2471 Medical Transcription ExternshipNSP4859 Evaluation of Clinical Learning This externship is designed to give the student practical exposureThis course examines methods for evaluation of learning outcomes to, and experience in, the professional environment of medicalin the clinical learning setting. The student learns to select or design transcription. The externship is organized as a cooperative effortevaluation tools appropriate to learning goals and practice environment. between The College and local health care facilities. Students are required to spend 90 hours in a medical transcription setting.Prerequisites: NSP3858 Credit Hours: 4 Prerequisites: Completion of all other major Credit Hours: 3Nutrition (HUN) component courses and approval of Director of Education.HUN1206 Nutrition OST2611C Medical Transcription IThis course introduces the student to the basic fundamentals of This course prepares the student to successfully fill the role of a medicalnutrition, including the micro and macronutrients found in food and transcriber. Emphasis is placed on preparing medical records (includinghow the body processes them. The relationship between diet and health complete case histories), and familiarizing the student with current deskis also discussed. Students will learn principles of planning a balanced references. Tapes consist of both general medicine and general surgicaldiet and how to make healthier food choices. modules. This course includes a lab component that provides the student with additional opportunities to strengthen computer skills.Prerequisites: None Credit Hours: 4 Prerequisites: OST1143C and HSC1531 Credit Hours: 4Office Systems Technology (OST) OST2612C Medical Transcription II This is a continuation of Medical Transcription I. This course consists ofOST1142C Keyboarding I dictation, for speed and accuracy improvement. Tapes are designedThis course is designed for the beginning student, and its major to give the student experience with actual case histories dictated byobjectives are to develop touch control of the keyboard, proper typing physicians with various accents. This course includes a lab componenttechniques, build speed and accuracy, and provide practice in applying that provides the student with additional opportunities to strengthenthose basic skills to the formatting of reports and letters. This course computer skills.includes a lab component that provides the student with additional Prerequisites: OST2611C Credit Hours: 4opportunities to strengthen computer skills.Prerequisites: None Credit Hours: 4 OST2621C Legal Transcription This course prepares students to successfully fill the role of a Legal Assistant in transcription. Emphasis will be placed on preparing legal records, including complete case transcripts, and familiarizing the student with current desk references. A variety of tapes will be used with emphasis placed on specific areas of the legal profession. Prerequisites: OST1143C Credit Hours: 488 | Course Descriptions
  • 89. Paralegal/Legal Assisting (PLA) PLA1822 Sports and Entertainment Law This course will examine many of the aspects of sports andPLA1003 Introduction to Legal Assisting entertainment contracts. Students will be provided with the legal issuesThis course is designed to introduce the student to the purpose of of production and promotion of film, video and sports industries.legal assistants and the training required. It examines the role of the Prerequisites: None Credit Hours: 4attorney and legal assistant in the modern legal practice; the ethical andprofessional practice standards applicable to both the attorney and the PLA2114 Legal Writing and Research IIlegal assistant; and surveys the various areas of law that are covered inthe legal assistant program. A continuation of Legal Writing and Research I, this advanced course places emphasis on the use of the legal library and the process of legalPrerequisites: None Credit Hours: 4 research.PLA1058 General Law Prerequisites: PLA1103 Credit Hours: 4This course covers the various fields of law related to persons, such as PLA2401 Contracts and Commercialtort, criminal law, workers compensation, etc. Also covered are the areas Transactionsof commercial law, laws of personal property transactions, contract, andinsurance law. This course offers procedural information on such topics as corporations, partnerships, agencies, business trusts, and other business vehicles. ThePrerequisites: None Credit Hours: 4 course examines the fundamental principles of the law applicable toPLA1103 Legal Writing and Research I each area. The law of bankruptcy is also taught.This course provides the student with information on how to write legal Prerequisites: PLA1003 or PLA1058 Credit Hours: 4memoranda and briefs for both trial and appellate work. Emphasis isplaced on in-depth examination of the law library and the process of PLA2460 Bankruptcylegal research. This course will cover the Federal Bankruptcy Code with emphasis on Chapters 7, 11 and 13. The student will become familiar with thePrerequisites: PLA1003 or PLA1058 and ENC1101 Credit Hours: 4 different forms and procedures for filing in the State of Florida.PLA1273 Torts Prerequisites: PLA2740 Credit Hours: 4This course investigates civil wrongs based upon general tortprinciples of negligence, strict liability, vicarious liability and products This course will cover Workers Compensation and Social Security. Theliability. law regarding governmental agencies and their enforcement authority, with emphasis on the special problems of state administrative law, isPrerequisites: PLA1003 or PLA1058 Credit Hours: 4 discussed.PLA1303 Criminal Law and Criminal Prerequisites: PLA2114 Credit Hours: 4 Procedures PLA2610 Real Estate LawThis course is designed to introduce the student to criminal law andcriminal procedure. The course examines criminal law including the This course provides an in-depth knowledge of real property andelements of a crime, types of crimes both in common law and by a survey of the more common types of real estate transactions andstatute. The course reviews criminal procedure including the judicial conveyances, such as deeds, contracts, leases, deeds of trust, etc., andprocess from charge to verdict as well as basic American Constitutional the problems encountered in drafting these conveyances and closingguarantees and protection. statements.Prerequisites: None Credit Hours: 4 Prerequisites: PLA1003 or PLA1058 Credit Hours: 4PLA1600 Wills, Trusts, and Estates PLA2740 Court Proceeding and LitigationThis course is designed to introduce the student to the procedural, legal This course examines the court systems of the State of Florida and theand decision making processes involved in drafting a will, appointing a related courts of the federal system. It also covers the civil and criminalpersonal representative, the passing of intestate property, the rights of procedures involved in practice before these courts.surviving family members and the procedures involved in probate of an Prerequisites: PLA1003 or PLA1058 Credit Hours: 4estate.Prerequisites: PLA1058 or PLA1003 Credit Hours: 489 | Course Descriptions
  • 90. PLA2763 Law Office Management PHI4609 EthicsThis course covers the organization, operation, marketing, and Students will become familiar with the philosophy of ethics and moralmanagement of a typical law office. Students are further instructed in theology. Emphasis will be on applying moral theory to practical moralbasic accounting and bookkeeping procedures utilized in both large questions of the twentieth century.and small law firms. Time management and malpractice avoidance are Prerequisites: None Credit Hours: 4also emphasized.Prerequisites: PLA1003 or PLA1058 Credit Hours: 4 Political Science (POS)PLA2800 Family LawThis course covers such topics as divorce, separation, custody, POS1041 American National Governmentlegitimacy, adoption, change of name, guardianship, support, courtprocedures, separation agreements, etc. Legal aspects of the drawing This course is designed to provide a comprehensive examination of theof wills, trusts, etc., and probating estates are presented. Procedures American political system. Through this course, students will becomeinvolved in accounting, administration, gifts, life insurance, and estate familiar with the theory, organization, principles, and functions of theplanning are addressed. American national government and various elements within the political system that work to shape policy outcomes.Prerequisites: PLA1003 or PLA1058 Credit Hours: 4 Prerequisites: None Credit Hours: 4PLA2940 Legal Assistant ExternshipFor a minimum of 150 hours, students will work in a law office or legal Private Investigation (PI)clinic under the supervision of a licensed practicing attorney who willsubmit written reports on the externship experience.Prerequisites: Completion of all Legal Assisting (PLA) Credit Hours: 5 PI101 Principles of Private Investigationcourses and approval of the Director of Education. In this course, the student will design, and initiate all components of the basic structure of civil investigation. The student will identify, plan, andPhilosophy (PHI) implement the type of investigation needed for any given situation. Prerequisites: None Credit Hours: 4PHI2014 Introduction to Philosophy PI100 Interviews and StatementsThis course is designed as an introduction for students having no This course is an in-depth study of the proper methods used by privateprevious college work in comparative belief systems with the focus investigators while conducting civil interviews and interrogations. Thebeing the perennial issues of human existence. The fundamental student will learn how to prepare the interview format. Methods ofassumptions, terminology, and schools of thought used to address using human psychology and observations of non-verbal languageissues in metaphysics, epistemology, ethics, and aesthetics will be are studied and learned. The student will learn the taking of face toexamined. Major philosophical problems will be explored with emphasis face and mechanical statements and practice taking declarations andplaced on establishing relevance to personal philosophy. interrogatories from claimants, plaintiffs, defendants, and witnesses.Prerequisites: None Credit Hours: 4 Prerequisites: None Credit Hours: 4PHI2109 Critical Thinking PI103 Legal InvestigationsThis is a course in practical reasoning, designed to sharpen the The students in this course will learn the foundations of civil andstudents ability to analyze, evaluate, and construct arguments. There criminal law. Trial activities will be closely studied including claims of thewill be an appraisal of the evaluation of evidence, practice in the plaintiff, defense strategies, including those of insurance companies. Thedetection of fallacies and irrelevancies, and the testing of arguments functions of administrators and litigators will be studied. The studentfor validity and reliability to understand how these approaches assist in will learn nomenclature of trial law relative to many pertinent legaldecision-making. Included among these strategies will be examining issues and lawsuits.assumptions, Socratic questioning, analyzing experiences, andevaluation perspectives. These strategies will be applied to a number of Prerequisites: None Credit Hours: 4real life situations.Prerequisites: None Credit Hours: 490 | Course Descriptions
  • 91. PI104 Investigative Report Writing PI220 Criminal InvestigationsThis course will prepare the student to produce well written This course will prepare the investigator to understand criminal legalinvestigative reports for a variety of investigation types. The student will terminology, forensic evaluations of crime scenes, types of criminalbe able to compile accurate factual reports that document the results offenses, and procedural techniques of law enforcement investigators.of their investigation using several standard report formats and correct The student will review common criminal events such as homicide andinvestigative phraseology. The importance on correct punctuation, suicide, larceny, burglary and robbery, auto theft and arson, and physicalcapitalization and spelling will be addressed. and sexual assault.Prerequisites: None Credit Hours: 4 Prerequisites: PI101, PI102, or PI103 Credit Hours: 4PI110 Asset Protection and Undercover PI274 Surveillance Investigation Investigations In this course the student learns the care, use, and operation of stillThis course will prepare the investigator who has the additional duties of and video cameras. The following situations are studied and executed:asset protection and corporate undercover investigations. The student crime scene photography, accident scene photography, surveillancewill learn the necessary measures to protect the company and personnel and sub rosa photography and video taping. Emphasis will be placedfrom internal and external property loss. on photographic documentation applying the basic principles of investigation.Prerequisites: None Credit Hours: 4 Prerequisites: PI101, PI103, or PI110 Credit Hours: 6PI205 Fraud Investigation PI280 Private Investigation ExternshipFormerly part of PI201During this course, students perform an intense and in-depth study of For a minimum of 180 hours, students will work in a licensed privatethe recognition, preparation and investigation of all forms of fraudulent investigation agency; in-house for an attorney; in an insurance companyactivity. The student will learn to solve problems dealing with inflated claim department; in a business entity; or in a financial institutionand fraudulent claims relating to vehicular and personal injury claims; under the supervision of a licensed or trained investigator who willvehicular theft and stripping; medical fraud; consumer fraud; bank and submit written reports on the externship experience. This experience isfinancial fraud including identity theft. considered college coursework and will, as such, be recognized by the Division of Licensing toward the attainment of licensure.Prerequisites: PI101, PI102, or PI103 Credit Hours: 4 Prerequisites: PI101, PI103, or PI110 Credit Hours: 6PI208 Insurance InvestigationFormerly part of PI201 Psychology (PSY)Insurance investigation introduces the student to the largest, mostcomplex category of professional investigations. The student willlearn to investigate major forms of fraudulent activities and schemes PSY1012 Principles of Psychologyincluding personal injury claims, property, casualty, life, health, WorkersCompensation claims and vehicle accidents. This course is an introduction to the field of psychology as the scientific study of the behavior of man. Specialized terminology in the fieldPrerequisites: PI101, PI102, or PI103 Credit Hours: 4 of psychology is introduced. Topics studied include the principles of behavior, the scientific method in psychology, perception, learning,PI215 Private Investigation Management thinking and problem solving techniques.This course guides the student through the steps of opening and Prerequisites: None Credit Hours: 4operating a private investigative agency. Students will learn how andwhere to obtain the necessary licenses, permits and state requiredinsurance coverage. Students will plan and organize the opening of Radio-Television (RTV)office space including finding location, leasing, furnishing, and staffing.Students will be provided with numerous forms that will be required foroffice operation. The course will include the most economical methods RTV1000 Intro to Broadcastingof advertising and the proven methods of obtaining and retaining Students are introduced to one of the fundamental qualities of aclients. good broadcaster: a clear, articulate, animated delivery. The voice andPrerequisites: PI101, PI103, or PI220 Credit Hours: 4 diction portion of the course offers an overview of the mechanics of speech. The industry orientation portion of the course includes a complete examination of the structure of radio stations, the functions and qualities of various station staff members, regulatory agencies and industry terminology. Prerequisites: None Credit Hours: 491 | Course Descriptions
  • 92. RTV1212C Radio Studio I RTV2244C TV Production IIIn this introduction to radio, programming theory, industry terminology, In this continuation of TV Production I, students will expand theirthe use of station logs, FCC requirements and broadcast law are knowledge of and skill level in television and video productiondiscussed in a lecture setting. Additionally programming and on-air techniques through application of extensive field production and posttechnique are introduced and explored through hands-on approaches production. In the lab setting students will learn new techniques forto the mechanics of board operations and on-air announcing in a lab camera work and elements of the post-production process. Emphasis issetting. placed on the conceptualization, planning, and execution of television productions, specifically news magazines structures.Prerequisites: None Credit Hours: 3 Prerequisites: RTV1243 or RTV2242C Credit Hours: 6RTV1243 Introduction to Television RTV3124C Radio Studio IIIThis introductory course exposes students to the operations oftelevision stations and video production companies, examining the In this continuation of previous Radio Studio courses, students will focusvarious responsibilities of staff members and techniques employed on polishing both technical and news reporting/on-air announcing skillswithin the programming and production departments. while studying new material including multi-track audio production and commercial production. In addition, students will create a series ofPrerequisites: None Credit Hours: 4 professionally produced audition tapes and realistic air-check tapes.RTV2102 Broadcast Journalism Prerequisites: RTV2123C Credit Hours: 6In this course, students are exposed to the writing style used bybroadcast news writers. In addition to writing and style guidelines,students will be presented with instruction in gathering news, reporting Reading (RD)news and editing newscasts.Prerequisites: None Credit Hours: 4 REA0010C Essential Reading I This is a comprehensive activity-oriented course designed to teachRTV2123C Radio Studio II basic vocabulary, reading and study skills. Emphasis will be on efficientIn this continuation of Radio Studio I, students continue to reading abilities for comprehending college level reading material.apply technical and programming skills in a lab setting while Includes a combination of individual tutoring, conferences, classroomobtaining valuable instruction in personality development, one- and lab activities. Lab hours required: 10.to-one communication, commercial and news delivery and remote Prerequisites: Placement through entrance testing. Credit Hours: 4broadcasting techniquesPrerequisites: RTV1212C Credit Hours: 3 REA0011C Essential Reading II This course emphasizes critical reading strategies for mastering collegeRTV2242C TV Production level reading material. This is an activity-oriented course designedThis course explores the practical concepts of television and video to increase analytical and inferential reading skills, reading speed,production. Students will study industry terminology and techniques in vocabulary development, and advanced study techniques. Includes aa lecture setting. Practice and experience in studio and location camera combination of individual tutoring, conferences, and classroom and laboperations, on-camera reporting and interviewing, editing, directing, activities. Lab hours required: 10.master control operations, teleprompter operations, titling, and script Prerequisites: Placement through entrance testing. Credit Hours: 4writing are gained in a lab setting.Prerequisites: None Credit Hours: 3 Small Business Management (SBM)RTV2300 All News BroadcastingThis course will emphasize the two programming formats All News SBM1000 Small Business ManagementRadio and All News TV. Discussions of programming theory andprogramming elements will contribute to the students understanding A study of management concepts underlying the operation of a smallof news and public affairs programming as a commercial venture. The business including: planning, operating, evaluating and controllingstudents will solidify their understanding of basic journalistic techniques the enterprise. Fundamentals of financing, budgeting, marketing,and principles developed in RTV2102, including AP style through promotion and profit analysis are examined.in-depth experience with journalistic methods including interviewing, Prerequisites: GEB1011 Credit Hours: 4research, back grounding, attaining balance, and upholding ethicalstandards. Students will also continue to develop critical skills relatingto critiquing all media messages including traditional news and itsassociated news gathering techniques.Prerequisites: RTV1212C or RTV2102 Credit Hours: 492 | Course Descriptions
  • 93. Sociology (SYG) Speech Communication (SPC)SYG2000 Sociology SPC1017 Oral CommunicationThis is an integrated survey of the fundamental sociological concepts of This course is designed to equip the student with better speakingculture, forms of collective behavior, community and social organization, skills, whether in business, social, or civic life. The student will developsocial interaction and social change. Students write a research paper the ability to speak clearly and effectively; to think and express ideasbased on some facet of sociology presented in class. effectively; and to plan, compose and deliver speeches of various kinds. Special consideration is placed on purpose, scope and audience analysisPrerequisites: None Credit Hours: 4 and adaptation.SYG2430 Marriage and The Family Prerequisites: None Credit Hours: 4This course will examine families in terms of structure, roles andfunctions. Emphasis will be placed on understanding the familylife cycle; change in motivation to marry, divorce, and remarriage; Statistics (STA)nontraditional relationships, parenting roles, and sex education.Prerequisites: SYG2000 Credit Hours: 4 STA2014 Statistics This course examines the essential issues and methods used to employ statistical techniques. The unique considerations of describing,Sociology of Demography (SYD) summarizing, and analyzing statistical data are presented. Prerequisites: MTB1103 Credit Hours: 4SYD4700 Race and Ethnic RelationsIn this class, we will look at minority groups in the U.S. (racial, ethnic,cultural, and religious); discuss the relationship of minority status to Student Life Skills (SLS)socioeconomic and political stratification; compare U.S. ethnic socialrelations to that of minority groups in other societies and contexts; SLS1201 Personal Developmentlook at what anthropological and sociological theory tell us about thesociocultural processes of ethnic formation, maintenance, and inter- This course provides the student with the dynamics to effectivelyrelationship; try to understand ethnic prejudice and discrimination and implement behavioral changes, while developing the soft skills neededtheir causes; and look in depth on how these global processes act out to reach more of their unlimited personal potential. This is accomplishedlocally in our community with the guidance of Dr. Lou Tice and the Pacific Institute using the proven method as described in the course workbook Thought PatternsPrerequisites: None Credit Hours: 4 for A Successful Career. Prerequisites: None Credit Hours: 4Spanish (SPN) SLS2301 Professional StrategiesSPN1120 Spanish This course prepares each student for obtaining career positions through proven professional strategies. Resumé writing, interviewingThis course will emphasize communicative skills, listening, speaking, techniques, job lead researching, communication skills and careerreading, and writing. Students will make oral presentations, read short planning are studied in detail. The application of the principles taught intexts, and write brief Spanish compositions. Basic grammar skills will be this innovative course provides invaluable tools for professional careerintroduced. planning.Prerequisites: None Credit Hours: 4 Prerequisites: None Credit Hours: 493 | Course Descriptions
  • 94. Surgical Technology (STS) STS1156C Operating Room Technique II This course provides the student with a practical application of skillsSTS1001 Introduction to Surgical Technology including instrumentation, equipment and supplies. It will focus on the associated relationship between the patient’s surgical needs and theThis course includes the introduction to the program and facilities “tools” required to complete a procedure. Terms related to sterilizationincluding mental health and personal hygiene. A prelude to medical will be emphasized and the student will learn basic instruments by type,ethics will be reviewed. The student will then be introduced to the function and name. In addition, the student will learn the proper caredesign of the surgical suite and the organization of the health care team. and assembly of instruments for a variety of cases. Names and functionsA brief review of legal issues and environmental safety will be reviewed. of accessory equipment will also be learned.In addition, the affirmative impact statement will be discussed, as wellas asepsis and infection control and a brief overview of sanitation and Prerequisites: None Credit Hours: 4infection control. Lastly, this will conclude the initial introduction for thesurgical technology student. At this point, backed by two semesters of STS1173 Surgical Procedures Ilecture and lab, the student should start participating by assisting the This course is designed to provide the student with an overallclinical instructor in the set up and break down of surgical procedures, understanding of the theory and hands on application, involvedand assist clinical instructor during procedure at the discretion of the OR in general, as well as specific surgical procedures involving thepersonnel. gastrointestinal system, reproductive system, obstetrics andPrerequisites: None Credit Hours: 4 genitourinary system. This course will include training in the patient simulation laboratory. The student will be required to describe theSTS1007C Surgery Pharmacology and Asepsis various cases, room and equipment requirements and instrument needs. Technique Prerequisites: None Credit Hours: 2The purpose of this course is for students to be able to identify variouscategories of medications used before, during and after surgery as well STS1174C Surgical Procedures IIas the use of common and adjunct medications. The student will learn This course is designed to provide the student with an overallto properly identify the use and administration of drugs and adjunct understanding of the theory and hands on application, involved inmedications and to identify proper storage techniques for drug integrity general, as well as specific surgical procedures involving ears, nosein compliance with regulatory standards. The student will learn about and throat. Ophthalmic surgery, plastic surgery, orthopedic surgery,the various methods of creating and maintaining a sterile environment neurological surgery, thoracic, cardiac and cardiovascular surgery.within the surgical setting. This course introduces the student to the This course will include training in the patient simulation laboratory.operating room, equipment, supplies, and instrumentation used, along The student will be required to describe the various cases, room andwith proper techniques for opening and setting up the sterile field. equipment requirements and instrument needs.Prerequisites: None Credit Hours: 4 Prerequisites: None Credit Hours: 4STS1105 Clinical Observation I STS2177 Clinical Aspects IThis course is designed to provide the student with an overall This course is designed to provide the student with an overallunderstanding of the theory and hands on application, involved in understanding of the theory and hands on application, involved ingeneral, as well as specific surgical procedures involving ears, nose general, as well as specific surgical procedures involving ears, noseand throat. Ophthalmic surgery, plastic surgery, orthopedic surgery, and throat. Ophthalmic surgery, plastic surgery, orthopedic surgery,neurological surgery, thoracic, cardiac and cardiovascular surgery. neurological surgery, thoracic, cardiac and cardiovascular surgery.This course will include training in the patient simulation laboratory. This course will include training in the patient simulation laboratory.The student will be required to describe the various cases, room and The student will be required to describe the various cases, room andequipment requirements and instrument needs. equipment requirements and instrument needs.Prerequisites: None Credit Hours: 2 Prerequisites: None Credit Hours: 8STS1155C Operating Room Technique I STS2178 Clinical Aspects IIPrinciples underlying the skills used in the operating room will be This course continues to build on the basic skills learned as a surgicalreviewed. Higher-level skills including scrubbing, gowning and gloving technologist in the operating room. Students will be expected towill be taught. This course will continue to teach the student the perform the daily job duties of a surgical technologist while under thefundamental principles of asepsis and sterile technique and the subject supervision of their clinical preceptor and/or hospital staff members.of homeostasis and emergency situations. This will include the forming Attendance at the clinical site will be monitored closely. This is a non-of “surgical conscious” which is the general awareness of the sterile field. compensated position providing “real-world” experience in an actualThe student will learn how to disinfect and sterilize equipment and working operating room. Student must demonstrate the ability toinstruments. This course will include experience in the mock operating open, set up, properly count, and assist throughout an entire surgicalroom with a patient simulator. procedure.Prerequisites: None Credit Hours: 4 Prerequisites: None Credit Hours: 894 | Course Descriptions
  • 95. STS2179 Clinical Aspects III STS2201 Exam PrepThis final externship course continues to build on the basic skills Upon completion of this course, the student shall be ready to attemptlearned as a surgical technologist in the operating room. Students will the national CST exam. This course will provide the student with thebe expected demonstrate proficiency as a surgical technologist while necessary review in order to give the best possibility of successfullyunder the supervision of their clinical preceptor and/or hospital staff attempting the national certifying exam. Materials covered will include amembers. Attendance at the clinical site will be monitored closely. This comprehensive review of all body systems, instrumentation, proceduralis a non-compensated position providing “real-world” experience in an methods, medications, as well as test-taking techniques.actual working operating room. Student must demonstrate the ability Prerequisites: None Credit Hours: 2to open, set up, properly count, and assist throughout an entire surgicalprocedure without supervision. Successful completion of this coursewill showcase the student’s readiness to secure a position as a surgicaltechnologist.Prerequisites: None Credit Hours: 895 | Course Descriptions
  • 96. Campus Information 07. Campus Information • Administration and Professional Staff • City College Faculty • Academic Calendars • Campus Maps James Chapman - Graduate Associate of Science in Business96 | Section Title Administration 96 | Campus Information Campus Information Course Descriptions
  • 97. Administration and Professional Staff Dwight Youg-Sang Admissions Representative Leticia Gonzalez Admissions RepresentativeCity College Administration Susan Hylton Admissions Representative Michael Varela Enrollment CoordinatorR. Esther Fike PresidentJames L. Howard Chief Operating Officer Admissions Outreach DepartmentJohn Padgett, Jr. Vice President, Institutional AdvancementKris George Vice President, Marketing and Admissions Tom Goff Call Center ManagerJeff Clayton Vice President of Technologies Melissa Perez Call Center ManagerSuzanne Morrison-Williams Vice President, Academic Affairs Eurrickia Dials Associate Admissions RepresentativeLisa Fendell Vice President, Accounting and Finance Lucero Jimenez Associate Admissions RepresentativeDavid (Skip) Higley South Florida Regional Director Shaunta Parker Associate Admissions RepresentativeEaton O’Connor Accounting Supervisor Jessica Santiago Associate Admissions RepresentativePatricia Burkhart Director, Human Resources Academic DepartmentPaul Castellano Director, Career ServicesDonna Varela Facilities Manager Anie Bonilla Director of EducationFrank Galgano EMS Program Director/Administrator Jim Cirone RegistrarGinger Ruback Director, Financial Aid Denise Edwards Assistant RegistrarClaire Persichelli Default Management Coordinator John Camelo Evening Academic CoordinatorKathy Johnson Compliance and Training Coordinator Vicki Briner Library DirectorHeather Payne Academic Coordinator Tojuana Lott Academic ClerkChristine Gonzalez Accounts Payable Associate Liana Carpenter Test ProctorCarolyn Honold Accounts Payable Clerk Dwayne Kuchar Administrative ClerkKedrick Range Staff Accountant Brenda Wan Administrative ClerkElizabeth Plouffe Staff Accountant Jackie Thomas Administrative ClerkJoseph Nelson EMS Medical DirectorShondra Saunders-Russell Human Resources Assistant Student ServicesOnline Gina Lopez Director of Financial Aid Colleen Bradshaw Russell Associate Director of Financial AidMargaret Crisham Director of Online Operations Ingrid Germain Senior Financial Aid OfficerEverett Holmes Director of Admissions Eliot Pamenari Senior Financial Aid OfficerNatarsha Davis Online Academic Records Coordinator Sherika Menzie Financial Aid Officer Ameka Brown Financial Aid OfficerFort Lauderdale - Main Campus Renee Roberts-Gotopo Financial Aid Officer Rossana Lewis Student Accounts ManagerAdministration Sodia Rose-Stephens Director of Career Assistance and DevelopmentIllia Martin Executive DirectorDavid O’Connell Network TechnicianJenna Aldridge Receptionist Gainesville - Branch Campus Administration and Professional StaffAdmissions Department Steven Schwab Executive DirectorLisa-Gaye Francis Director of Admissions Olivia Crawford Administrative AssistantTim Weatherspoon Master Representative/Re-entry Coordinator Calais Johnson ReceptionistSasha Sookdeo Master Admissions Representative/Nursing Kandace Brown ReceptionistLatoya Hunter-Morrison Master Admissions Representative Sunnie Williams ReceptionistSaralisha Bryson Nursing Admissions Representative Richard Lorenzo Network TechnicianNicola Nixon Admissions RepresentativeBerlinda Mathieu Admissions RepresentativeLayfremia Fowler Admissions Representative97 | Campus Information
  • 98. Admissions Department Student ServicesKim Bowden Director of Admissions Alberto Suarez Sr. Financial Aid OfficerCharlotte Price Associate Director of AdmissionsCharles Williams Sr. Admissions RepresentativeSammie Cooper Sr. Admissions Representative Miami - Branch CampusHeather Winnie Admissions Representative AdministrationVidyawattie Matura Admissions RepresentativeAcademic Department Maricela Howard Executive Director Wendy Cavalie ReceptionistJerilyn Rogers Director of Education Dominique Cordova ReceptionistMichelle Einmo Administrative Assistant Rebecca Rivera Administrative AssistantBrenda Martin Registrar Admissions DepartmentShaneika Keaton Assistant RegistrarSheila Marchese Assistant Librarian/Testing Assistant Hiram Fals Director of AdmissionsTina Worthen Library Director Nydia Rodriguez Assistant Director of AdmissionsBenona Green Testing Coordinator/Assistant Librarian Mara Gonzalez Admissions RepresentativeStudent Services Giselle Gonzalez Admissions Representative Maria Santisteban Admissions RepresentativeBrenda Noblitt Director of Financial Aid Carlos Licega Admissions RepresentativePamela DeVine Sr. Financial Aid Officer Luis Maldonado Admissions RepresentativeMelinda Grimmage Financial Aid Officer Sandra Ibanez Admissions RepresentativeTremayne Pearson Financial Aid Officer Daniel Rodriguez Admissions RepresentativeGerald Zagaiski Director of Career Assistance and Development Academic DepartmentJan Jordan Externship CoordinatorGail Macon Administrative Assistant Dr. Mathew Abraham Director of Education Donysha Givens RegistrarHollywood - Branch Campus Thomas O’Brien Library Director Daniel Renzi Center for Academic ExcellenceAdministration Student ServicesLora James Executive DirectorSimone Carnegie Receptionist Armando Rios Director of Financial Aid Latoya Arthur Financial Aid OfficerAdmissions Department Melissa Palza Financial Aid OfficerRose Steptoe Director of Admissions Monica Goodlett Director of Career Assistance and DevelopmentSinda Henry Admissions Representative Katherine Palomeque IT Support SpecialistStephen Haeberlein Admissions RepresentativeAcademic DepartmentLora James Director of EducationApril Daniel RegistrarMichelle Sanchez Testing Coordinator98 | Campus Information
  • 99. 2012-2013 City College FacultyFort Lauderdale Campus Joaquin Machado Nursing B.S.N., University of HavanaDepartment Chairs: M.D., University of Havana M.S.N./Ed., University of PhoenixDr. Erold PyramAllied Health Irene RomanM.D., State University of Haiti Nursing M.S.N./Ed., Western Governors UniversityJoshua Heinz B.S.N., University of San AgustinAnesthesiology TechnologyM.B.A., Healthcare Management, Baker College Marilou StriderBachelor of Science in Business Management, University of Phoenix NursingAssociate of Science in Anesthesiology Technology, Western School of Doctorate of Education, Columbus UniversityHealth and Business Masters Degree in Nursing Education and Teaching, New York University B.S.N., City University of ManilaAlvan Lewis ASN, Saint Marys HospitalBroadcasting Post Masters Certificate, Education Administration and OrganizationalM.A., City University, London Development, New York UniversityB.A., University of West IndiesTh.D, Andersonville Seminary Jeanette Brightman General EducationAnthony Mondesire Masters of Arts in English, National UniversityBusiness Administration Masters of Arts in Teaching and Learning, Kaplan UniversityM.B.A., American Intercontinental University Bachelor of Arts in English, University of MarylandBachelors of Science in Information Technology, American IntercontinentalUniversity Frances White Center for Academic Excellence, ManagerDr. Carlos Pulido M.B.A., Kaplan UniversityEmergency Medical Services Bachelor of Arts, Troy UniversityM.D. University Del Norte, Barranquilla, ColombiaEmergency Medical Technician Certificate, FMTI, Coral Springs, FloridaParamedic Certificate, EMS Academy, Plantation, Florida Gainesville CampusCheryl Rattigan Department Chairs:Ed.D., General EducationDoctorate of Education, Nova Southeastern University, Debra Newell, PhdMasters of Family and Consumer Sciences, Bowling Green State University, Allied HealthBachelors of Arts in Psychology, York College/CUNY Ph.D., University of Texas Medical Branch M.S., BaylorJeffrey Scharlatt B.S., Kansas State UniversityPrivate Investigation ServicesB.A., C.W. Post College Eric DaGragnano Business AdministrationRandell Docks M.B.A., University of Central FloridaProgram Coordinator and Surgical Technology B.S., University of Central FloridaSheridan Vocational Technical Center Ray WolfFull-time Faculty: Emergency Medical Services A.S., Santa Fe CollegeNida AhmedNursing Barbara WhiteB.S.N., Far Eastern University Legal Assisting, Mental Health Techonology, Criminal Justice, GeneralM.S. Ed./A.D., Florida International University Education, B.S., Criminal Justice AdministrationM.B.A./H.C.M., University of Phoenix M.B.A./M.S. Administration of Justice and Security, University of Phoenix99 | City College Faculty
  • 100. Program Coordinators: Maria Marte P.I./Legal Department ChairDorothy Burney B.S., American Intercontinental UniversityBilling and CodingM.S./M.M., University of Phoenix Joshua HeinzB.S., City College Anesthesia Technology Department Chair M.B.A. Healthcare Management, Baker CollegeJonathan Coron Bachelor of Science in Business Management, University of PhoenixMedical Assisting Associate of Science in Anesthesiology Technology, Western School ofM.S., University of Florida Health and BusinessM.S., Queens CollegeB.S., New York University Carmel White Nursing Department ChairFull-time Faculty: B.S.N., The Ohio State University, M.S.N., St. Louis UniversityEduardo AlvarezGeneral Education Christopher CrespoPh.D., University of Florida Emergency Medical Services Department ChairM.S., Utah State University F.F./E.M.T.-PB.S., Utah State University A.A., Miami Dade Community CollegeJanet Jordan Full-time Faculty:Business AdministrationM.B.A., Regis University Robert CastellanosB.A., University of Denver Allied Health M.P.H., Florida International University B.S., Florida International UniversityMiami Campus Vincent RubinoDepartment Chairs: Business Administration M.B.A./C.I.S., Stephen’s InstituteJoshua Caley M.S., Stephen’s InstituteBusiness Department Chair B.S., St. Peter’s CollegeM.B.A., University of PhoenixB.S., City College Mary Ernst NursingDr. Inas Luka M.S. Nursing, Florida International UniversityAllied Health Department ChairM.B.Ch.B., AIN Shams (Egypt)M.B.A., Arab Academy Graduate School of Business (Egypt)E.C.F.M.G. (USA)100 | City College Faculty
  • 101. 2012 Academic Calendar Winter Term December 5-6 Continuing student registration January 7 Winter quarter orientation and new student registration January 9 Classes begin January 16 Martin Luther King Day (No classes)* February 11 Mid-quarter orientation/registration February 15 Mid-quarter classes begin February 20 Presidents Day (No classes)* March 24 Quarter Ends March 25 – April 3 Spring Break Spring Term March 12 - 13 Continuing student registration March 31 Spring quarter orientation and new student registration April 4 Classes begin May 12 Mid-quarter orientation/registration May 14 Mid-quarter classes begin May 28 Memorial Day (No classes)* June 19 Quarter Ends June 20 – 26 Summer Break Summer Term June 11-12 Continuing student registration June 23 Summer quarter orientation and new student registration June 27 Classes begin July 4 Independence Day August 4 Mid-quarter orientation/registration August 6 Mid-quarter classes begin September 3 Labor Day (No classes)* September 11 Quarter Ends September 12-30 Fall Break Fall Term September 4-5 Continuing student registration September 29 Fall quarter orientation and new student registration October 1 Classes begin November 3 Mid-quarter orientation/registration November 7 Mid-quarter classes begin November 11 Veterans Day (No classes)* November 22-23 Thanksgiving (No classes)* December 15 Quarter Ends December 16 – January 3 Winter Break*HolidaysHoliday class times may be made up on Fridays and/or Saturdays prior to the week of final exams.Holidays may not apply to clinical and externships.MOST NEW STUDENT ORIENTATIONS ARE SCHEDULED FOR THE SATURDAY PRIOR TO THE START101 | Academic Calendar
  • 102. 2013 Academic Calendar Winter Term December 3 - 4 Continuing student registration January 5 Winter quarter orientation and new student registration January 7 Classes Begin January 21 Martin Luther King Day (No classes)* February 9 Mid-quarter orientation/registration February 13 Mid-quarter classes begin February 18 Presidents Day (No classes)* March 23 Quarter Ends March 24 - 31 Spring Break Spring Term March 11 - 12 Continuing student registration March 30 Spring quarter orientation and new student registration April 1 Classes begin May 4 Mid-quarter orientation/registration May 8 Mid-quarter classes begin May 27 Memorial Day (No classes)* June 15 Quarter Ends June 17 - 25 Summer Break Summer Term June 10 - 11 Continuing student registration June 22 Summer quarter orientation and new student registration June 26 Classes begin July 4 Independence Day August 3 Mid-quarter orientation/registration August 5 Mid-quarter classes begin September 2 Labor Day (No classes)* September 10 Quarter Ends September 11 - October 1 Fall Break Fall Term September 3 - 4 Continuing student registration September 28 Fall quarter orientation and new student registration October 2 Classes begin November 9 Mid-quarter orientation/registration November 11 Veterans Day (No classes)* November 12 Mid-quarter classes begin November 21 - 22 Thanksgiving (No classes)* December 17 Quarter Ends December 18 - January 6 Winter Break*HolidaysHoliday class times may be made up on Fridays and/or Saturdays prior to the week of final exams.Holidays may not apply to clinical and externships. MOST NEW STUDENT ORIENTATIONS ARE SCHEDULED FOR THE SATURDAY PRIOR TO THE START
  • 103. Campus MapsFort Lauderdale 2000 W. Commercial Blvd., Suite 200 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309 Toll Free: 1 (866) 314-5681 Phone: (954) 492-5353 Fax: (954) 491-1965 Scan here to get directions on your smart phone.103 | Campus Maps
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  • 105. Hollywood 6565 Taft St., Suite 207 Hollywood, FL 33024 Toll Free: 1 (866) 314-5681 Phone: (954) 744-1777 Fax: (954) 983-0118 Scan here to get directions on your smart phone.105 | Campus Maps
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  • 107. citycollege.edu citycollege.edu/social Fort Lauderdale Gainesville Miami Hollywood2000 W. Commercial Blvd., Suite 200 7001 N.W. 4th Blvd. 9300 S. Dadeland Blvd., Suite 200 6565 Taft St., Suite 207 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309 Gainesville, FL 32607 Miami, FL 33156 Hollywood, FL 33024 Tel (954) 492-5353 Tel (352) 335-4000 Tel (305) 666-9242 Tel (954) 744-1777 Fax (954) 491-1965 Fax (352) 335-4303 Fax (305) 666-9243 Fax (954) 983-0118 info@citycollege.edu - www.citycollege.edu107 | Section Title © City College, Inc.
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  • 110. ClarificationAdmissions Policies and Procedures(Page 11)Change:Successful completion of a standardized entrance/placementexamination is required of all applicants.ToSuccessful completion of a standardized entrance/placementexamination is required of all applicants applying to an on-groundprogram.Application ProceduresChange: 5. Students entering the College must meet the criteria listed under both Entrance Requirements and Programmatic Entrance Requirements.To 5. Student entering the College must meet the criteria listed above and some programs may have additional requirements.Change heading:Entrance Requirements to Entrance Requirements for Online and On-ground StudentsDiploma in Private Investigation Services(Page 67)Add:Programmatic Entry Requirements 1. Students applying to this program are exempt from the “Admissions Entrance Examinations” (Page 12).3 | Addendum
  • 111. New ProgramsBachelor of Science, Health Care Administration(Program begins June 27, 2012)(Fort Lauderdale Campus and Online)The purpose of the Bachelor of Science in Health Care Administration is to The curriculum consists of 184 credit hours. The Bachelor of Science inprovide students with the knowledge and skills required to pursue entry- Health Care Administration requires that student’s posses an Associate’slevel positions in health care management. This program encourages degree in a related health care or business discipline. Students maya generalist approach to health administration. The focus is to help transfer up to 97 credits from an Associate in Science program.students acquire knowledge and develop skills in hospital organizationand management, marketing, accounting and budgeting, human Program Outcomesresources administration, strategic planning, law and ethics, biostatisticsor epidemiology, health economics, and health information systems. •  Assess and promote community health especially through theStudents also gain knowledge in oral and written communication, social/ evaluation of health care policies.behavioral sciences, and biomedical natural sciences. •  Analyze and assess management systems such as operations and human resources within a health care organization.Graduates may perform a number of duties in a health care setting •  Understand the ethical and legal principles and laws in the healthincluding creating and implementing strategies and processes to deal care industrywith the various business challenges. This may include delivery system •  Understand leadership, governance, roles and responsibilities withinintegration, regulatory requirements, technological innovations, and health care organizations.restructuring. Managers must also have the ability to assess and improve •  Communicate complex ideas verbally and through written word.efficiency and quality. The curriculum is designed to train students as •  Apply financial, economic analysis, organizational developmentgeneralists in health care. and behavioral theories to create strategies to improve health care organizations. Major Core Quarter Credit Hours APA1111 Accounting I 4 MAN4151 Organizational Behavior Human Resource Development 4 MAN2021 Principles of Management 4 MNA1100 Principles of Human Resources 4 HSC3032 Community Health 4 HSA4423 Health Care Law 4 HSA1100 Basics of the US Health Care System 4 Total Major Core Requirements: 28 Concentration Core HSA3160 Health Care Marketing 4 or MAR1011 Introduction to Marketing 4 HSA3173 Health Care Accounting 4 HSA3180 Health Care Management and Leadership 4 HSA4170 Health Care Finance 4 HSA4140 Health Care Strategy 4 HSA4191 Health Information Systems Management 4 HSA4502 Risk Management and Patient Safety 4 HSC3661 Health Care Communication 4 HSA4850 Health Care Administration Capstone 4 Electives (6 courses) 24 Total Concentration Core Requirements: 60 Pre-Professional Concentration Elective (7 courses) 28 Total Pre-Professional Concentration Requirements: 284 | Addendum
  • 112. Related RequirementsSLS1201 Personal Development 4SLS2301 Professional Strategies 4 Total Related Requirements: 8General Education CoursesHumanities and Fine Arts (3 courses) 12Mathematics and the Sciences (4 courses) 16Social and Behavioral Sciences (4 courses) 16English (4 courses) 16 Total General Education Courses: 60 Total Credits Required for Graduation: 1845 | Addendum
  • 113. New Course DescriptionsCGS1571C Computer Applications II HSA4140 Health Care StrategyThis course provides a continuation of the introduction, through study This course is a study of the organizational functions of health careand application, to selected computer topics. Students completing facilities. Students will explore strategic planning and managementthis course will have a solid understanding of how to use a personal within the unique context of organizations concerned with the deliverycomputer, access information using the internet, send and receive email, and financing of Health Care.manage computer files and utilize operating system tools. In addition, Prerequisites: None Credit Hours: 4the student will receive hands-on experience with word processingsoftware. This course utilizes classroom lectures and hands-on computer HSA4191 Health Care Systems Managementexercises. Lab fee required. This course serves to train students in effective planning, design,Prerequisites: CGS1100 Credit Hours: 4 management, execution and use of various information system resources. Students will learn how to plan strategically and build theHSA1100 Basics of the US Health Care System appropriate health management information technology infrastructureThis course provides students with a broad, fundamental introduction and understand implementation challenges to transform the wayto the workings of the US Healthcare industry, including the economic, information is used and shared within and outside healthcaresocial, political and technological forces that shape the industry. The role organizations.of state and federal government and regulatory agencies in healthcare Prerequisites: None Credit Hours: 4delivery is examined.Prerequisites: None Credit Hours: 4 HSA4423 Health Care Law This course is an in-depth examination of the application ofHSA3160 Health Care Marketing management and organizational theory and concepts in health careThis course is an introduction to marketing concepts and how they are institutions.applied in the health care industry. Students will develop and apply Prerequisites: None Credit Hours: 4strategies for management and marketing of health care services.Prerequisites: None Credit Hours: 4 HSA4502 Risk Management and Patient Safety This course provides students with basics knowledge in theHSA3173 Health Care Accounting implementation of quality improvement, risk management andThis course serves as an introduction to financial accounting in the organizational activities and responsibilities related to qualityhealth care industry. improvement in health care delivery systems. The issues of claims management, risk financing and proactive loss control; and thePrerequisites: None Credit Hours: 4 integration between risk management and patient safety functions.HSA3180 Health Care Management and Prerequisites: None Credit Hours: 4 Leadership HSA4850 Health Care Administration CapstoneThis course is an in-depth examination of the application ofmanagement and organizational theory and concepts in health care In this course students will use (a) directed research (b) client interviewsinstitutions. and (c) observations to construct a thesis/term paper on a selected approved topic within health care. Students must demonstrate aPrerequisites: None Credit Hours: 4 thorough understanding and synthesis of the ethical, legal, social, political, socio-economic and business issues which impact health careHSA4170 Health Care Finance and health care organizations within the United States. This thesisThis course examines the application of epidemiological and community may be (1) based on a case study of an organization and must addresshealth concepts in health services management. Additionally, the a specific issue; or (2) a research paper on a specific health care issueconcepts of community organization, program planning, minority with recommendations on causes and solutions to the defined researchhealth, health care, mental health, environmental health, drugs, safety problem.and occupational health are also discussed. Prerequisites: None Credit Hours: 4Prerequisites: None Credit Hours: 46 | Addendum
  • 114. HSC3032 Community Health HSC3661 Health Care CommunicationThis course examines the application of epidemiological and community This course focuses on health care communication and informatics.health concepts in health services management. Additionally, the Students will analyze key health care issues with an emphasis on healthconcepts of community organization, program planning, minority care policies and initiatives that shape health care delivery. This coursehealth, health care, mental health, environmental health, drugs, safety prepares students to contribute to health communication research,and occupational health are also discussed. patient counseling, materials design, program management and community relations.Prerequisites: None Credit Hours: 4 Prerequisites: None Credit Hours: 47 | Addendum
  • 115. Campus UpdatesFort Lauderdale Campus Dr. Erold Pyram Allied HealthAcademic Department: Anthony Mondesire Business AdministrationJackie ThomasTest Proctor Dr. Carlos Pulido Emergency Medical ServicesStudent Services: Marilou StriderKathy Johnson NursingDirector of Financial Aid Jeanette BrightmanTraci Ackerman General EducationDirector of Career Assistance and DevelopmentDepartment Chairs: Gainesville CampusEmilio Castaneda Program Coordinators:Allied HealthM.D., Universidad Central del Este Jonathan Coron Medical AssistingAlbert Infande M.S./M.M., University of FloridaBusiness Administration M.S., Queens CollegeEd.D. in Adult Education, Nova Southeastern University B.S., New York UniversityM.S. in Human Resource Management, Nova Southeastern UniversityB.A. in Psychology, Florida Atlantic University Remove:Frank Galgano Melinda GrimmageEmergency Medical Services Financial Aid OfficerM. P. S., St. Thomas UniversityB.A. in Organizational Leadership, St. Thomas University Benona GreenA.S. Emergency Medical Services, Broward College Test ProctorFull-time Faculty: Hollywood CampusElizabeth White Admissions:General EducationPh.D. in Psychology, Florida Atlantic University Calvin SheaM.A. in Psychology, Florida Atlantic University Director of AdmissionsB.A. in Psychology, Florida Atlantic UniversityA.A. General Studies, Palm Beach State College Academic Department:Remove: Registrar Michelle SanchezLiana CarpenterTest Proctor Remove:Gina LopezDirector of Financial Aid Rose Steptoe Director of AdmissionsSodia Rose-StephensDirector of Career Assistance and Development April Daniel Registrar8 | Addendum
  • 116. Miami Campus Department Chair:Admissions: Stephen Sweetman Emergency Medical ServicesAlison Polanco M.A. in History, Florida International UniversityDirector of Admissions B.A. in History, Florida International University Licensed E.M.T. – ParamedicJaime MunozAdmissions Representative Full-time Faculty:Sharron Bailey Nancy JocilienAdmissions Representative Nursing M.S.N. in Nursing Education, University of Central FloridaRaul Ortiz B.S.N., University of MiamiAdmissions Representative Remove:Samantha ChoulouteAdmissions Representative Hiram Fails Director of AdmissionsAidelynn GodinezAdmissions Representative Melissa Palza Financial Aid OfficerStudent Services: Nydia RodriguezJaime Vega Hernandez Admissions RepresentativeFinancial Aid Officer Mara GonzalezDanelis Carvajal Admissions RepresentativeFinancial Aid Officer Maria SantistebanAcademic Department: Admissions RepresentativeMelissa Palza Luis MaldonadoAcademic Clerk Admissions RepresentativeMaria Suarez Sandra IbanezAcademic Clerk Admissions Representative Daniel Rodriguez Admissions Representative9 | Addendum
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  • 119. Course ChangesThe following courses have changed Course Numbers. There was no The following course titles were changed. There was no change tochange to curriculum, credit hours or course content. curriculum, credit hours or course content.Associate of Science, Surgical Technology Associate of Science, Emergency Medical Services Old New Course # Old Course Title Course # Course # Course Title New Course Title STS1105 STS1020L Clinical Observation I EMS1671 Paramedic 1 Paramedic I STS2177 STS2270 Clinical Aspects I EMS1090L Paramedic 1 Laboratory Paramedic I Laboratory STS2178 STS2271 Clinical Aspects II EMS2690 Paramedic 1 Externship Paramedic I Externship STS2179 STS2272 Clinical Aspects III EMS2672 Paramedic 2 Paramedic II STS1001 STS1302 Introduction to Surgical Technology EMS2091L Paramedic 2 Laboratory Paramedic II Laboratory STS1155C STS1303C Operating Room Technique I EMS2691 Paramedic 2 Externship Paramedic II Externship STS1156C STS1304C Operating Room Technique II EMS2673 Paramedic 3 Paramedic III STS1173 STS2325 Surgical Procedures I EMS2092L Paramedic 3 Laboratory Paramedic III Laboratory STS1174C STS2326 Surgical Procedures II EMS2692 Paramedic 3 Externship Paramedic III Externship STS1007C STS1340C Surgical Pharmacology and Aseptic Technique EMS2674 Paramedic 4 Paramedic IV STS2201 STS2936 Exam Prep EMS2093L Paramedic 4 Laboratory Paramedic IV Laboratory EMS2693 Paramedic 4 Externship Paramedic IV ExternshipAssociate of Science, Criminal Justice EMS2675 Paramedic 5 Paramedic V EMS2094L Paramedic 5 Laboratory Paramedic V Laboratory Old New Course # Course # Course Title EMS2694 Paramedic 5 Externship Paramedic V Externship CJE2000 CJE2006 Theory and Practice for Law Enforcement CJE2674 CJE2679C Crime Scene Analysis CCJ2666 CCJ2687 Criminal Victimization3 | Addendum
  • 120. Program ChangesAssociate of Science, NursingThe course, NUR2141 Pharmacology and Nursing, has been added as aprerequisite course to NUR2210C Beginning Medical Surgical Nursing.MCB2010 – Microbiology has been moved from a General Educationdesignation to a Core and ENC1100 College English has been moved froma Core to a General Education designated core.Associate of Science, Surgical Technology CoursePrerequisitesAll course prerequisites in the Associate of Science, Surgical Technologyprogram were inadvertently left out of the course listings in the catalog.The following table presents the prerequisites as detailed in course syllabi. New Course Title Course # Prerequisite(s) STS1020L Clinical Observation I None STS2270 Clinical Aspects I STS2326, STS1304C STS2271 Clinical Aspects II STS2270 STS2272 Clinical Aspects III STS2271 STS1302 Introduction to Surgical Technology None STS1303C Operating Room Technique I STS1020L, HSC1531 STS1304C Operating Room Technique II STS1303C, STS1340C STS2325 Surgical Procedures I STS1302, HSC1531, BSC1093, BSC1094 STS2326 Surgical Procedures II STS2325 STS1340C Surgical Pharmacology and Aseptic STS1302, HSC1531 Technique STS2936 Exam Prep4 | Addendum
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  • 123. ClarificationRepeated Courses in EMS and Nursing Programs(page 27)Courses listed as Paramedic I through Paramedic V each have the followingcomponents: Lecture, Lab and Externship. For the purposes of SAP, thesethree components are considered a single course. For, students who faileither one or all of these courses, this will be classified as a single strike.3 | Addendum
  • 124. Associate of Science Surgical Technology(Fort Lauderdale and Miami)The Surgical Technology Program at City College is a comprehensive entry Programmatic Entry Requirementslevel program designed to prepare the student for a rewarding career thatis academically challenging and professionally rewarding. Students will In addition to the regular Admission requirements, students applying totake a variety of didactic and clinical courses with a focus on the Patient the Surgical Technology or the Anesthesia Technology program have theSimulation Center that will provide “real life” scenarios of a demanding following admissions criteria:clinical environment. The integration of lecture, simulation and clinicalwill help the student transition from the academic/clinical environment 1. Students wishing to enroll in this program must take the Test of Adultto the profession upon graduation. Students will be required to complete Basic Education (TABE) and achieve a minimum composite score of690 hours of didactic lecture and 780 hours of clinical training in the 30.0 and cannot score less than an 8 in any subject.hospital setting. The curriculum is comprised of 103 credits over 7 quarters. 2. Students enrolling in this program must submit proof of having completed the following Medical requirements:Program Outcomes • Current physical examination performed by an MD, DO or ARNP with a signed Health Clearance Form.To prepare competent entry-level surgical technologists in the cognitive • Proof of immunity via documentation of immunization or titers(knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning for the following:domains. -- Hepatitis B series. The first of three injections must be completed prior to admission.Program Goals -- MMR (Measles, Rubella, and Mumps). -- VZV (Varicella) vaccine – 2 injections.Cognitive Domain The student will: • Absence of Tuberculosis (TB) •  Comprehend the fundamental concepts of Human Anatomy and -- Negative PPD skin test within the last 6 months (2-step PPD Physiology, Pathophysiology, Microbiology and infectious process or single step PPD as part of an annual series) or a negative and recognize their relationship to safe patient care. chest x-ray. •  Understand the principles of safe patient care in the preoperative, • A negative urinary drug screen indicating a 10 panel drug intra-operative and postoperative settings. screen. •  Recognize the interdependent role of the surgical technologist with • A tetanus (Td) booster within the last ten years. Results of a the other team members and ancillary service providers. Health Clearance Form and PPD must be updated yearly. 3. Student must hold personal health insurance.Psychomotor Domain The student will: 4. Student must have a VECHS background check. •  Develop and apply fundamental surgical assisting skills through 5. Student must complete an Acknowledgement of Florida Statute practice and evaluation in the clinical setting. Section 456.0635. •  Accurately apply the principles of asepsis across the spectrum of common surgical experiences •  Employ the Standard Precautions and other recognized safe practice guidelines in every surgical setting.Affective Domain The student will: •  Recognize the variety of patients’ needs and impact of their personal, physical, emotional and cultural experiences on rendering patient care •  Demonstrate professional responsibility in performance, attitude and personal conduct. •  Practice within the confines of the recognized scope of practice within the healthcare community to provide optimal patient care.4 | Addendum
  • 125. Course DescriptionsSTS1020L Clinical Observation I STS1340C Surgical Pharmacology and AsepticThis course provides the student with an opportunity to experience Techniquethe clinical setting as a prelude to the didactic program. Students will This course focuses on the principles of asepsis and sterile technique,spend time weekly within the operating room observing a wide variety as well as the medications used in the surgical setting. Key conceptsof surgical procedures. The students will receive training in CPR, HIPAA include surgical conscience, disinfection, sterilization, hemostasis,compliance, and patient confidentiality. emergency situations, radiological and chemical injuries, biologicalPrerequisites: None Credit hours: 2 warfare, basic principles of pharmacology as it relates the operating room and the fundamental principles of asepsis and the practice ofSTS1302 Introduction to Surgical Technology sterile technique.This course focuses on the basic fundamentals of Surgical Technology by Prerequisites: STS1302 or HSC1531 Credit Hours: 4introducing students to the surgical arena. Key concepts include scopeof practice, physical environment, hospital organization, standards of STS2270 Clinical Aspects Iconduct, professionalism, interpersonal communication, and teamwork This course serves as the first of three externship experiences, with askills. focus on the integration of the theory and practical skills applied to thePrerequisites: None Credit Hours: 4 clinical setting. Students become familiarized with facilities, procedures, and practices of the working surgical environment. Students observeSTS1303C Operating Room Technique I and begin participating in general, genitourinary, gynecologic, otorhinolaryngologic, and orthopedic procedures. Students areThis course will focus on the fundamental concepts of surgical expected to maintain a weekly case log of all procedures, as well astechnology. Topics covered will include floor plan design, the various detailed case reports of procedures where the student scrubbed in. Allsupport departments, equipment and supplies used during surgery, scrubbed cases are applied towards the 125 documented cases requiredinstrumentation, patient positioning, proper techniques for setting up for successful completion of the program.a surgical case, and circulating the sterile field. Key concepts includesurgical asepsis, consent, and case selection, instrumentation, and room Prerequisites: STS2326, STS1304C Credit Hours: 8preparation, preparation of the sterile field, performing the surgicalcount, and monitoring the sterile field. Students are introduced to STS2271 Clinical Aspects II“mock surgery” and will demonstrate surgical procedure set ups for This course serves as the second of three externship experiences, with ageneral, obstetric/gynecological, and genitourinary. focus on the integration of the theory and practical skills applied to thePrerequisites: HSC1531 Credit Hours: 4 clinical setting. Students become familiarized with facilities, procedures, and practices of the working surgical environment. Students observeSTS1304C Operating Room Technique II and begin participating in general, genitourinary, gynecologic, otorhinolaryngologic, ophthalmic, oral and maxillofacial, plastic andThis course will focus on the fundamental concepts of surgical reconstructive, neurologic, and orthopedic procedures. Students aretechnology. Topics covered will include floor plan design, the various expected to maintain a weekly case log of all procedures, as well assupport departments, equipment and supplies used during surgery, detailed case reports of procedures where the student scrubbed in. Allinstrumentation, patient positioning, proper techniques for setting up scrubbed cases are applied towards the 125 documented cases requireda surgical case, and circulating the sterile field. Key concepts include for successful completion of the program.surgical asepsis, consent, and case selection, instrumentation, and roompreparation, preparation of the sterile field, performing the surgical Prerequisites: STS2270 Credit Hours: 8count, and monitoring the sterile field. Students are introduced to“mock surgery” and will demonstrate surgical procedure set up’s for STS2272 Clinical Aspects IIIorthopedics, cardiothoracic, peripheral vascular, and neurosurgery. This is the final of three externship experiences, with a focus on thePrerequisites: STS1303C, STS1340C Credit Hours: 4 integration of the theory and practical skills applied to the clinical setting. The student is expected to demonstrate the required skills of the surgical technology profession without supervision. Students are expected to maintain a weekly case log of all procedures, as well as detailed case reports of procedures where the student scrubbed in. All scrubbed cases are applied towards the 125 documented cases required for successful completion of the program. Prerequisites: STS2271 Credit Hours: 85 | Addendum
  • 126. STS2325 Surgical Procedures IThis course introduces the student to the specific steps during basic,intermediate, and advanced surgical procedures. Topics covered willinclude anatomy, etiology and the disease processes necessitatingsurgical intervention in addition to the individual procedures. Keyconcepts include diagnostic examinations, wound healing, sutures,needles, and stapling devices, surgical procedures covering: general,obstetrics and gynecology, and genitourinary surgery. The studentwill gain a better understanding of relating the pathological diseaseto the course of surgical intervention. The student will also learn theimportance of the consent and preference card.Prerequisites: STS1302, HSC1531, BSC1093, BSC1094 Credit Hours: 2STS2326 Surgical Procedures IIThis course will focus on the fundamental concepts of surgicaltechnology. Topics covered will include floor plan design, the varioussupport departments, equipment and supplies used during surgery,instrumentation, patient positioning, proper techniques for setting upa surgical case, and circulating the sterile field. Key concepts includesurgical asepsis, consent, and case selection, instrumentation, and roompreparation, preparation of the sterile field, performing the surgicalcount, and monitoring the sterile field. Students perform “mock surgery”and will demonstrate surgical procedure set ups for ophthalmic,otorhinolaryngologic, oral and maxillofacial, and plastic surgery.Prerequisites: STS2325 Credit Hours: 4STS2936 Exam PrepThis course will prepare the student for the national certifying examfor surgical technologists. Topics covered will include a comprehensivereview of the terminology, procedures, instrumentation, and skillsacquired over the course of the program. The student will take the Pre-CST from the National Board Surgical Technology and Surgical Assistingduring this course.Prerequisites: STS2270 Credit Hours: 26 | Addendum
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  • 129. Page 31 a. The courses for transfer are similar in objectives and content to those offered by City College.Standards of Satisfactory Progress b. The courses for transfer can be applied toward graduation requirements.In addition to adhering to the general Standards of Satisfactory Progress, c. The letter grade (or equivalent) in the course for transfer is a Cstudents majoring in Emergency Medical Services, Nursing, Anesthesia or better (provided the C grade is defined as average or better).Technology and Surgical Technology must achieve and maintain a Nursing and EMS core courses require a “B” or better.minimum grade of B in all Major Core courses and a minimum grade of C d. Core courses must have been taken within the last five years to bein all general education courses. considered for transfer or may require passing a competency test in that subject.Should read: e. Credits transferred from institutions operating on quarters of ten to twelve weeks are accepted as direct equivalent credits. Semester In addition to adhering to the general Standards of Satisfactory Progress, credits are multiplied by one and one-third to convert them intostudents majoring in Emergency Medical Services, Nursing, must achieve quarter credits. Fractional portions of credits are rounded on aand maintain a minimum grade of B in all Major Core courses and a course-to-course basis.minimum grade of C in all general education courses. f. Credits in the areas of general education, skill and/or technical courses may be considered for transfer.Surgical and Anesthesia Technology students do not fall under thisrequirement. Page 72Page 97 Course Descriptions“Online” should have been placed under the Fort Lauderdale – Main MCB2010 MicrobiologyCampus heading. The purpose of this course is to provide the student with a generalPage 51 overview of the field of microbiology. Specifically, the student will learn about cell biology, bacteria, viruses and the components of the immuneAssociate of Science Anesthesia Technology system. Prerequisites: One year of high school biology or Credit Hours: 4AT102 Clinical Observation III is missing from the list of Major Core courses one semester of vocational school chemistry with minimum of C average.General Education Requirements for AT Corequisite: MCB2010L •  ENC1100 had to be added since it is a pre-requisite to ENC1101. Should read:Page 13 MCB2010 MicrobiologyTransfer Credits The purpose of this course is to provide the student with a generalCriteria for acceptance for transfer of credit are as follows: overview of the field of microbiology. Specifically, the student will learn about cell biology, bacteria, viruses and the components of the immune a. The courses for transfer are similar in objectives and content to those system. offered by City College. Prerequisites: None Credit Hours: 4 b. The courses for transfer can be applied toward graduation Corequisite: MCB2010L requirements. c. The letter grade (or equivalent) in the course for transfer is a C Page 72 or better (provided the C grade is defined as average or better). Nursing and EMS core courses require a “B” or better. Course Descriptions d. Credits transferred from institutions operating on quarters of ten to twelve weeks are accepted as direct equivalent credits. Semester credits are multiplied by one and one-third to convert them into MCB2010L Microbiology Lab quarter credits. Fractional portions of credits are rounded on a The purpose of this course is to provide the student with a general course-to-course basis. overview of the field of microbiology. Specifically, the student will learn e. Credits in the areas of general education, skill and/or technical about cell biology, bacteria, viruses and the components of the immune courses may be considered for transfer. system.Should read: Prerequisites: One year of high school biology or one Credit Hours: 1 semester of vocational school chemistry lab withCriteria for acceptance for transfer of credit are as follows: minimum of C average. Corequisite: MCB20103 | Errata - October 9, 2012
  • 130. Should read: MCB2010L Microbiology Lab The purpose of this course is to provide the student with a general overview of the field of microbiology. Specifically, the student will learn about cell biology, bacteria, viruses and the components of the immune system. Prerequisites: None Credit Hours: 1 Corequisite: MCB2010Page 39Programs of StudyENC 1100 College English should be listed under Programs ofStudy, General Education, Humanities and Fine Arts list.Addendum, Page 4Bachelor of Science, Health Care AdministrationThe curriculum consists of 184 credit hours. The Bachelor of Science inHealth Care Administration requires that student’s posses an Associate’sdegree in a related health care or business discipline.Should read:The curriculum consists of 184 credit hours. The Bachelor of Science inHealth Care Administration requires that student’s posses an Associate’sdegree in a related health care discipline.4 | Errata - October 9, 2012
  • 131. Campus UpdatesFort Lauderdale CampusDepartment Chairs:Vicki HaskinsSurgical TechnologyCST, MHA/EdGainesville CampusRemove:Debra NewellAllied HealthHollywood CampusEd GaliziaExecutive DirectorRemove:Lora JamesExecutive DirectorMiami CampusDepartment Chair:Vicki HaskinsSurgical TechnologyCST, MHA/Ed5 | Addendum

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