Programs for the Best Jobs
Basics of electricity. Direct current (DC), alternating current (AC), electrical laws and symbols, circuit fundamentals, and the use of test equipment is taught. Electrical fundamentals related to heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration systems is emphasized. Projects are assigned using computer simulation programs and laboratory trainers.
An overview of OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) standards focusing on hazard recognition and injury and illness prevention. Upon successful completion the student will receive OSHA 10 certification.
Development of skills for establishing working and personal relationships. Soft skills in the workplace, employability skills, communication challenges, ethics, developing a professional presence and a focus on the “real” world of work will be empahsized.
Overview of computer applications with emphasis on the following: email, word processing, spreadsheets, database, presentation tools and Internet-based applications. This is a 4-module course intended to cover the Microsoft Office suite.
Designed for the student with a strong algebraic foundation. This course includes the study of geometry, trigonometry and statistics. Extensive use of problem-solving and critical thinking skills are required. Prerequisite: MATH 091 or qualifying test score.
Designed to relate psychology to everyday life. Students will gain a basic understanding of how we develop throughout our life span and how we learn throughout our lives. Special emphasis is placed on understanding causes, symptoms and treatment of the most prevalent psychological disorders in our society. An empathetic perspective for those who suffer from these disorders and how the disorders affect their families is stressed.
Provides a foundation for gaining the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary for college success. Students will learn to make a successful transition to higher education by setting up a pattern of success that will last the rest of their lives. Students will define goals and develop thinking skills, learning strategies and personal qualities essential to both academic and career success. Please note: Students who have served active military duty (excluding basic training and AIT) may be exempt from the Student Success course. Student must provide a copy of DD214 or other official military documentation to the registrar for verification.