2005-2006 College Catalog by Richland Community College

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jan 2 jan 9-13 jan 16 jan 17 jan 21 m m-f m t s new year’s day college closed registration martin luther king jr.’s birthday college closed classes begin saturday classes begin february feb 13 m lincoln’s birthday college closed march mar 10 mar 13-18 f m-s midterm spring break no classes april apr 14-15 f-s holiday break college closed may may 12 may 15-20 may 22 may 29 f m-s m m last day for withdrawal with “w” finals week final grades due by 11:00 a.m memorial day college closed summer 2006 june june 5 m classes begin july july 4 july 25 july 26-27 july 31 t t w-th m independence day college closed lat day for withdrawal with “w” final exams final grades due by 11:00

the black student association creates unity among african-american students by promoting political social and economic awareness in african-american students at richland and within the africanamerican community the college republicans club increases the political involvement of young people through political activity within the richland community college district the creative writing club helps students develop their prose and poetry each year the club publishes images which is a collection of writings from richland and the community the early childhood professionals club provides educational opportunities for child care students by promoting issues that directly affect childcare workers the fire science club exists to promote interest in the fire service the horticulture club strives to heighten awareness of the horticulture program at the college and in the community this club enriches a student s education by attending and organizing educational seminars and by selling plants grown

occupational and technical programs richland community college strives to provide educational opportunities to enable individuals to become contributing members of the workforce beyond the year 2005 the workplace has changed with new work hours and work patterns due to improved telecommunications and computer technologies sixtyfive percent of new jobs will require post-secondary education and training below the baccalaureate level and 75 of the current workforce needs training the information supply available doubles every five years the mission of the occupational and technical programs at richland is to provide students the opportunities to choose prepare for and advance in their careers and vocations this mission is accomplished by integrating technical education and academic education to provide the skills and education needed for living in a global society competing in the workforce and being receptive to lifelong learning a number of the occupational programs are articulated

eltrn171 it 182 webpage design applications it 205 tech support/help desk it 210 graphics applications it 220 data management applications formerly cis 221 it 230 business productivity applications it 285 systems analysis design it 290 work experience practicum seminar or it 295 math 104 technical math spch 120 business professional speaking or spch 101 aas group requirements electives to be selected from areas of communications math science humanities fine arts or social sciences subtotal 3 3 3 3 3 3 4 3 4 3 xxxxxxxxxx 6 x 6 total 65 xxxxxxxxx 42 15 x required if you wish to transfer to a 4-year institution take this course suggested full-time information technology – microcomputer applications aas sequence note students who start in january may not finish in a two-year time frame fall semester cis 110 it 105 it 131 it 151 it 171 spring semester engl 110 it 115 it 120 it 130 it 152 fall semester it 182 it 220 it 230 math 104 gen ed elec spring semester it 205 it 210 it

agribusiness automotive business accounting drafting design engineering electronics engineering engineering technology hospitality management horticulture hvacr information technology office technology welding retention services dean room c129 career development personal development applicability of course to program courses are offered appropriate to a wide variety of programs consequently not all courses are applicable to every program any course numbered 100 or above is applicable to one or more but not all associate degree curricula and one or more but not all certificate programs depending upon the nature of the curriculum or program courses numbered 099 or under may be applicable to selected basic certificate programs also several programs require some study of courses that satisfy certain group requirements subdivided into communications humanities/fine arts social science and mathematics and natural/life/physical science occupational-oriented associate degree curricula

licensing standards topics include community health issues appropriate curriculum for nutrition needs first aid and emergency practice reporting policies and choices for a healthy lifestyle applicable toward graduation where program structure permits certificate or degree all certificates aas als group requirement natural science ece only area of concentration not applicable ece111 children s literature 3-0-3 prerequisite eligibility for engl101 explores basic concepts of reading and telling stories and suggests methods of encouraging the child s creativity in the language arts an important part of this course concerns the selection and use of materials appropriate for the level of comprehension associated with the different stages of mental physical and emotional development of the individual child particular emphasis is placed on language development applicable toward graduation where program structure permits certificate or degree all certificates aas als group requirement

various functions of the machine s controller and advanced skills and knowledge of tooling and machine setups cnc programming techniques and machine setup will include roughing finishing profiling pocketing and drilling and tapping job setup sheets will be created utilizing the part print machine capabilities will be utilized in both a production and job-shop environment the students will cnc machine a major metal working project requiring the use of all the equipment in the machine shop applicable toward graduation where program structure permits certificate or degree all certificates aas als group requirement not applicable area of concentration not applicable engt 252 – cam applications formerly cim 101 2-2-3 prerequisite draft 215 and engt 104 or consent of full-time engineering technology instructor is a hands-on course that utilizes commercial cam software to create cnc machine code directly from a cad model database various two-dimensional and three-dimensional

operating systems systems development methods management information systems and using application software and the internet applicable for graduation where program structure permits certificate or degree – all certificates aas als as aa group requirement – not applicable area of concentration – computer science it115 windows fundamentals 2-2-3 introduces students to microsoft windows topics include pull-down menus windows utilities running of multiple applications and sharing data between applications program manager file manager and system customization intensive lab experiences are involved applicable toward graduation where program structure permits certificate or degree all certificates aas als group requirement not applicable area of concentration not applicable it120 spreadsheet applications 2-2-3 prerequisite cis110 or consent of full–time information technology instructor presents the student with comprehensive spreadsheet techniques using ms

p dev109 how to market yourself 1-0-1 is a self-esteem and introspective course that helps students to understand their own personal strengths and skills capabilities so they can better present themselves to prospective employers students may not receive credit for cdev112 and p dev 109 110 and/or 111 applicable toward graduation where program structure permits certificate or degree all certificates aas als aa as group requirement not applicable area of concentration not applicable p dev110 career exploration 0-2 5 provides the individual with an opportunity to explore his or her interests values abilities and other significant factors as they relate to vocational choice and the world of work various tests career materials guest speakers and group discussion sessions are used to assist the individual in making educational and career plans students may not receive credit for cdev112 and p dev109 110 and/or 111 applicable toward graduation where program structure permits

group requirement not applicable area of concentration basic certificate in developmental preparatory or basic skills abe022b self-esteem for the family 1-0-1 is designed to give parents reading at or below the 0-5.9 grade level tools they need to support their child in school they will be empowered to communicate with school staff support school programming and encourage their child s school success this course is offered tuition free applicable toward graduation where program structure permits certificate or degree all basic certificates in general studies except personal development group requirement not applicable area of concentration basic certificate in developmental preparatory or basic skills abe022i self-esteem for the family 1-0-1 is designed to give parents reading at the 6-8.9 level the tools they need to support their child in school they will be empowered to communicate with school staff support school programming and encourage their child s school success this

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