2010-2011 College Catalog by Richland Community College

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board of trustees amy bliefnick chair dale colee vice chair bruce campbell secretary rev wayne dunning dr larry osborne randy prince emmett sefton administrative officers dr gayle saunders president gregory e florian vice president of finance and administration tba vice president of student and academic services dr douglas brauer vice president of economic development innovative workforce solutions deans sheryl a blahnik dean teaching and learning support services marcus brown dean enrollment services ellen colbeck dean health professions division dr john cordulack dean mathematics and sciences division james hess dean business and technology division patricia murphy dean correctional education programs division terry robinson dean continuing education and engineering technologies dr lily siu dean communications education humanities fine arts

24 student and academic support services orientation online learning orientation to angel oloa students enrolling in online or hybrid courses need to become familiar with angel richland’s online learning management system to ensure success all students enrolled in online and hybrid courses are required to complete a one-time online introduction to angel this self-paced orientation is available in angel within 24 hours of a student registering for an online or hybrid course and can be taken any time up to the start of classes on average the orientation should take between 2-3 hours students can access their online or hybrid courses on the first day of class if orientation has been completed and passed after the start of the semester students will not be able to access their online or hybrid classes until the orientation has been completed and passed failure to satisfactorily complete the orientation by the end of the first week of classes may result in students being dropped

44 instructional programs baccalaureate/transfer programs associate in arts the associate in arts aa degree is designed to provide two academic years of college study for transfer to a four-year university or upper-division college toward a bachelor of arts degree see the student transfer handbook available in the student services center for additional advice 1 group requirements area of concentration courses may be counted toward satisfaction of group requirements a communications 9 semester hours b fine arts/humanities at least one course selected from each area 11-12 semester hours c social science selected from 2 or more disciplines 9-10 semester hours d life/physical science at least one course selected from each area 7-8 semester hours e mathematics 3-4 semester hours 2 area of concentration a two or more courses completing one or more sequences in a specified subject area such as accounting english french history psychology physical education or b four or more courses in a

instructional programs 63 credit hours aas iccb code aas 0071 sr tech cert iccb code 0069 perform spec cert iccb code c071b brake steer susp cert iccb code c071c trans driveline cert iccb code c 071f hvac cert iccb code c 071d eng reb cert iccb code c071e serv spec cert iccb code c 071a basic theory 3 xxxxxxxx auto 102 electrical systems 4 xxxxxxxx auto 201 suspension and steering alignment 4 x x auto 202 heating and air conditioning 3 x x auto 203 fuel and emission systems 4 x x auto 204 engine repair 4 x x auto 205 manual drive train and axles 4 x x x auto 206 automatic transmissions and transaxles 4 x x x auto 207 advanced automotive electronics 4 x x auto 208 automotive brakes 4 x x auto 209 advanced drivability problem diagnosis 4 x x auto 290 automotive internship 3 x cis business applications for microcomputers or physics 100 3 x engl 110 communicating in the workplace or engl 101 3 x math 104 technical mathematics or math 110 4 x p rel 100 human relations or psych 110 3

instructional programs 83 engineering technology – mechanical systems specialty general description the mechanical systems specialty prepares the student to install monitor troubleshoot and repair mechanical systems found in industrial plants public buildings and utility stations this concentration is suited for students interested in areas such as rigging and cranes mechanical drives compressors pump systems pipe systems and lubrication systems an emphasis is placed on predictive maintenance technologies as this is becoming a popular method to streamline industrial maintenance operations students will use various instruments to collect and analyze data from mechanical systems sample of job titles with this degree industrial mechanic millwright technical sales representative field service repair technician suggested full-time course sequence fall semester credit hours engt 100 3 engt 101 4 engt 103 3 engt 104 3 math 104 4 spring semester draft 215 engt 105 engt 111 engt 130

102 instructional programs medical office specialist – coding specialty general description the medical coding certificate and associate degree programs provide students with the foundational skills in order to accurately code medical reports coursework focuses on the skills needed to code healthcare records accurately students pursuing the associate’s degree are given the opportunity to work on the job in a hospital doctor’s office or clinic and receive more hands-on experience in the medical coding field recognizing the demands placed on today’s working adult student richland provides online hybrid and traditional site-based instruction to allow maximum flexibility to complete coursework and fulfill personal responsibilities employment opportunities exist in a variety of healthcare settings including hospitals clinics and physician’s offices at the completion of the certificate or degree students are ready for entry-level employment in the work

122 course descriptions auto 102 electrical systems 1-6-4 is for students with basic automotive and/or electrical knowledge it covers operations and principles of the electrical and electronic components in the automobile students will also learn practical applications in the basic diagnosis and repair of automotive electrical systems topics include batteries electrical and electronic devices ac and dc charging systems ignition systems instruments and accessories and troubleshooting offered in fall applicable toward graduation where program structure permits certificate or degree all certificates aas als group requirement not applicable area of concentration not applicable auto 201 suspension steering alignment 1-6-4 introduces the more advanced automotive student to the components and functions of suspension equipment steering equipment and braking systems classroom work and practical applications provide knowledge and hands-on experience with equipment and operations such as

142 course descriptions edt 291 distribution internship 2 0-15-3 edt 292 distribution internship 3 0-15-3 provides students in the energy distribution program the opportunity to apply principles learned in other courses to the work situation by employment in or observation of activities necessary for the student to succeed in the workplace a student will need to work a minimum of 225 hours to receive credit for this course prerequisite edt 290 applicable toward graduation where program structure permits certificate or degree all certificates aas als group requirement not applicable area of concentration not applicable provides students in the energy distribution program the opportunity to apply principles learned in other courses to the work situation by employment in or observation of activities necessary for the student to succeed in the workplace a student will need to work a minimum of 225 hours to receive credit for this course prerequisite edt 291 applicable toward

course descriptions it 284 web programming 2-2-3 presents the student with a comprehensive introduction to web programming technologies including cgi/perl active server pages asp php c javaapplets asynchronous javascript and xml ajax actionscript and web databases to enhance the performance and functionality of a website this course requires the student to build multiple webpages and implement at least one major website design that interacts with a database particular attention is given to server-side applications offered in spring prerequisite it 282 or consent of full-time information technology instructor applicable toward graduation where program structure permits certificate or degree all certificates aas als group requirement not applicable area of concentration not applicable it 285 systems analysis and design 2-4-4 is an intermediate-level course that introduces the student to a practical approach to information technology and systems development students will learn

course descriptions speech spch 101 principles of speech spch 240 intercultural communications iai c2 900 3-0-3 instructs students in the fundamentals of the public speaking situation and provides students with an opportunity to build poise and confidence through practice units of study include listening communication theory and informative and persuasive speaking laboratory time is provided to allow additional opportunities for student presentations and discussions offered in fall spring and summer prerequisite eligibility for engl 101 applicable toward graduation where program structure permits certificate or degree all certificates and degrees group requirement communications area of concentration not applicable spch 110 discussion group conference 3-0-3 examines the nature and effects of interpersonal communication in small groups major areas of study include effective leadership and participation in groups problem-solving and decision-making discussion conference planning

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