Official 2017-2018 College Catalog by Richland Community College

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2 table of contents table of contents about richland community college 7 college calendar 7 introduction to richland 8 governance 8 accreditation 8 recognition 8 statement of purpose 8 college vision 8 college mission 9 ethics and leadership 9 core values and tenets for richland community college employees 10 facilities 11 admissions 13 admission to the college 13 ged placement program 13 admission to a program or course 13 admission to a program of study 13 selective admission to health professions programs 13 evaluation of specialized courses 13 evaluation of clinical courses 14 credit equivalency by licensure or certification 14 minimum subject admission of high school requirements for transfer programs 14 transfer of college credit to richland 14 admission of high school students and “gifted” high school students 14 dual credit 15 registration 15 credit evaluation programs 15 course placement 16 course placement

27 1 2 3 be enrolled in a cte program for at least 12 hours in the academic year be a member of one or more of the following federally defined underserved populations a students with disabilities b students who are economically disadvantages c students preparing for careers that are non-traditional for their gender where their gender comprises less than 25 of those employed in that field d students who are single parents including single pregnant women e students who are displaced homemakers f students with limited english proficiency face immediate barriers that put them at risk of dropping out of college students who met these requirements should speak with their academic advisor about the services available to them students will need to complete the perkins cte student support grant application available on myrichland→my student info applications are due on or before the 10th day of each semester for more information students should contact their academic advisor or call

51 associate in science as degree the associate in science as 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 science degree see the student transfer handbook available in the student services center workforce development institute room 107 for additional advice 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 6-7 semester hours c social science selected from 2 or more disciplines 6-7 semester hours d life/physical science at least one course selected from each area 10-11 semester hours e mathematics 7-8 semester hours area of concentration a two 2 or more courses completing one or more sequences in a specified subject area such as accounting geography psychology physical education physics or any other specific subject area

75 collision repair technology general description the collision repair technology program prepares students for entry-level positions and career advancement in the collision repair industry this program trains students to repair an automobile correctly economically and safely the program includes diagnostic technologies welding techniques shop safety metal straightening panel replacement interior trim and body refinishing glass replacement frame straightening fiber glass repair aluminum repair surface preparation painting techniques refinishing and damage estimation students will apply their knowledge and learn industry skills in a real-world shop environment equipped with the latest technologies and industry tools students pursuing the associate in applied science aas degree will also gain real-world experience through internship opportunities in various shop environments this is a career and technical education program some of the courses may not transfer to four-year

100 engineering technology – cnc technology specialty courses credit hours engt cnc specialty aas 3000 cnc technology cert 300c cnc operator cert 300a comm 120 business professional speaking or comm 101 3 x draft 236 pro-engineer or draft 215 4 x engl 110 professional technical writing or engl 101 3 x engt 100 manufacturing processes 3 x x engt 101 motor control fundamentals 4 x x engt 102 blueprint reading or draft 101 3 x x engt 103 fluid power fundamentals 3 x x engt 104 cnc fundamentals 3 x x x engt 105 occupational safety 3 x x x engt 131 maintenance fundamentals 4 x engt 150 machining fundamentals 2 x x x engt 151 cutting workholding 2 x x x engt 160 metrology and quality control 3 x x x engt 200 industrial materials 3 x x x engt 213 robotic fundamentals 3 x x x engt 250 cnc turning 3 x x x engt 251 cnc milling 3 x x x engt 252 cam applications 3 x x engt 299 systems integration or engt 290 or engt 295 3 x math 104 technical mathematics or math 110 4 x weld 195

124 graphic arts courses credit hours graphic arts aas 0122 art 101 introduction to drawing 1 3 x art 102 introduction to drawing 2 3 x art 111 design 1 3 x art 112 design 2 3 x art 113 figure drawing 1 3 x art 117 painting 1 3 x art 127 digital photography 1 3 x art 145 typography 3 x art 151 computer graphics 1 3 x art 152 computer graphics 2 or art 161 3 x art 217 digital painting 3 x art 251 computer graphics 3 3 x art 252 graphics arts 4 self-promotion/portfolio preparation 3 x art 261 illustration 3 x art 290 work experience/internship 3 x comm 120 business professional speaking or comm 101 3 x engl 110 professional technical writing or engl 101 3 x math 110 concepts of mathematics or math 113 4 x art directed electives 6 credit hours x art 129 digital photography 2 3 art 262 advanced game content creation 3 art 264 3d character rigging and animation 3 art 270 introduction to multimedia 3 art 273 advanced multimedia 3 total hours www.richland.edu

148 power generation – nuclear courses credit hours p gen aas 0080 p gen advanced cert 0079 p gen basic cert 0078 chem 131 general chemistry 1 4 x chem 132 general chemistry 2 5 x comm 120 business professional speaking or comm 101 3 x engl 110 professional technical writing or engl 101 3 x engt 105 occupational safety 3 x x x math 117 trigonometry 3 xxxp gen 101 introduction to power plant systems 1 4 xxxp gen 102 introduction to power plant systems 2 4 x x p gen 103 introduction to power plant systems 3 3 x x p gen 104 introduction to radiation protection 1 4 x x p gen 202 introduction to radiation protection 2 3 x x p gen 210 nuclear codes standards and regulations 3 x x p gen290 human performance fundamentals work practicum 4 x x phys 101 introduction to physics 1 4 x x phys 102 introduction to physics 2 4 x x phys 221 reactor physics 1 4 x x 3 x general education elective total hours www.richland.edu 61 43 x x

173 pronunciation and tones speech patterns and character writing will be learned offered as needed prerequisite chin 101 applicable toward graduation where program structure permits certificate or degree all certificates and degrees group requirement humanities aas and als only area of concentration foreign language chin 115 conversational chinese 1 3-0-3 is development of conversational chinese skills with intensive oral practice in listening and speaking the communicative approach in instruction will emphasize functional conversational patterns idiomatic vocabulary basic grammar and syntax cultural information and readings/writing of the script for travel career development cultural outreach or personal enrichment offered as needed applicable toward graduation where program structure permits certificate or degree all certificates and degrees group requirement humanities aas and als only area of concentration foreign language chin 201 intermediate chinese 1 4-0-4 is a

197 prerequisite engl 101 applicable toward graduation where program structure permits certificate or degree all certificates and degrees group requirement humanities fine arts area of concentration english engl 251 english literature to 1800 iai h3 912 3-0-3 is a selective historical survey of english literature from its beginnings to 1800 some of the authors read are chaucer spenser shakespeare milton dryden swift pope and johnson emphasis is on the interpretation of each work the cultural context in which it was created and the present relevance of the work offered as needed prerequisite engl 101 applicable toward graduation where program structure permits certificate or degree all certificates and degrees group requirement humanities area of concentration english engl 252 english literature 19th-20th century iai h3 913 3-0-3 is a selective survey of english literature from the beginning of the romantic era through the victorian period and into the twentieth century some

221 pn 102a wellness across the lifespan i 4-6-6 is the study of basic concepts principles and skills that are fundamental to the practice of nursing students develop basic skills in utilizing the nursing process through application of gordon s 11 functional patterns the roles as caregiver teacher communicator leader and advocate are introduced and practiced students review the history and roles of the licensed practical nurse legal and ethical responsibilities and health team relationships students acquire the basic concepts in the care of the older adult in the long term care setting students are also introduced to the core values offered in fall prerequisite concurrent enrollment or completion of pn 101a pn 103a biol 202 and nurs 154 applicable toward graduation where program structure permits certificate or degree all certificates and degrees group requirement not applicable area of concentration not applicable pn 103a wellness across the lifespan ii 2-6-4 facilitates the