WCJC College Catalog 2009-2010 by Wharton County Junior College

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4 wcjc 2009-2010 catalog table of contents academic calendar 5 about the college 8 statement of mission 8 historical sketch 9 wcjc today 12 general academic information 14 degrees and certificates 14 instructional divisions 15 academic regulations 18 admission and registration information 34 admission 34 registration 38 thea test placement credit granting 39 financial information 45 tuition and fees 45 installment plan 46 room and board fees 46 financial aid 49 student services and activities 68 student activities and multicultural affairs 68 student services 71 libraries 73 dormitories 74 degree requirements 77 associate of arts 77 associate of arts core curriculum 81 associate of arts courses of study 85 associate of arts in teaching 105 associate of applied science degrees and certificates 110 course descriptions 173 college personnel 262 index

wcjc 2009-2010 catalog 33 wcjc sexual harassment policy [ref reg 879 employees or students shall not engage in conduct constituting sexual harassment the district shall investigate all allegations of such harassment and shall take appropriate disciplinary action against employees or students found to engage in such harassment any employee or student who believes he or she has been or is being subjected to any form of sexual harassment shall bring the matter to the attention of the dean or immediate supervisor in accordance with the district’s grievance policy [see reg 877 and reg 591 however no procedure or step in that policy shall have the effect of requiring the employee or student alleging sexual harassment to present the matter to a person who is the subject of the complaint note the director of human resources or the president may also be contacted by personnel on issues relating to sexual

62 wcjc 2009-2010 catalog adn club scholarship fund wharton texas american legion auxiliary rowland mays post 87 wharton texas american legion rowland mays post 87 wharton texas american rice growers cooperative association eagle lake texas angleton busy bee homemakers extension club angleton texas association of oilwell servicing contractors dallas texas boling bull shooters – boling texas catholic women s fraternal order of texas the k.j.z.t austin texas eagle lake knights of columbus eagle lake texas eagle lake rotary club eagle lake texas el campo food services association el campo texas el campo knights of columbus el campo texas el campo lions club el campo texas el campo rotary club el campo texas fiesta hispanica americana wharton texas fort bend county fair association rosenberg texas fort bend county 4-h adult leaders association rosenberg texas fort bend county l.u.l.a.c council no 188 rosenberg texas fraternal order of eagles bay city texas frank sorrel jr

wcjc 2009-2010 catalog 91 different electives may be chosen but must be selected from academic rather than technical courses as indicated in the course descriptions wcjc’s aa degree requires 60 hours students should be aware they may not be able to transfer more than 60-66 hours course course title freshman year first semester chem 1411 general chemistry i engl 1301 composition i hist 1301 us history i phed activity any phed activity course math 2413 calculus i freshman year second semester chem 1412 general chemistry ii engl 1302 composition ii hist 1302 us history ii spch 1315 fundamentals of speech math 2414 calculus ii sophomore year first semester perf/visual arts arts musi or dram course social/behavioral any social/behavior science course science humanities any english literature course span 2311 span 2312 phil 1301 or huma 1301 govt 2301 constitutions federalism participation chem 2423 organic chemistry i sophomore year second semester govt 2302 institutions rights

120 wcjc 2009-2010 catalog csme 2343 csme 2237 salon development advanced techniques 3 2 13 semester hours third semester csme 2401 csme 1453 the principals of hair color and theory chemical reformation and related theory 4 4 8 semester hours capstone experience mock state board exam state board examination upon satisfactory completion of the program students are eligible to apply to take the state board examination to become licensed as cosmetologists dental hygiene aas degree 72 semester credit hours an associate of applied science degree program offered by the division of allied health the program in dental hygiene consists of a combination of subject matter experiences and general liberal-arts courses designed to prepare a person to provide dental hygiene services to patients the dental hygienist s primary functions include oral prophylaxis taking and processing radiographs and oralhealth education the program is accredited by the commission on dental accreditation of the

wcjc 2009-2010 catalog 149 psyc 2314 life span/growth development 3 14 semester hours summer session rnsg 2213 rnsg 2161 mental health nursing clinical-nursing rn training 2 1 3 semester hours sophomore year first semester rnsg 1251 care of the childbearing family rnsg 2262 clinical-nursing rn training rnsg 2201 care of children and families rnsg 2263 clinical-nursing rn training biol 1322 nutrition humanities or performing/visual arts elective 2 2 2 2 3 3 14 semester hours sophomore year second semester rnsg 1343 complex concepts of adult health rnsg 2231 advanced concepts of adult health rnsg 2463 cc clinical-nursing rn training rnsg 2207 cc transition to nursing practice cc capstone course 3 2 4 2 11 semester hours this elective must be selected from the list of core requirements for aas degrees nursing lvn-adn transition program 72 semester credit hours a transition track program to the associate of applied science degree aas program in nursing offered by the division of

178 wcjc 2009-2010 catalog arts 2317 painting ii 3:2:4 continuation of arts 2316 further skill is developed in the use of line mass and color in creative expression with some emphasis on painting the human figure individual techniques are encouraged three outside work hours a week prerequisite arts 2316 [offered spring semester type acad arts 2326 sculpture i 3:2:4 exploration of basic techniques and aesthetics of three-dimensional forms in various media plaster plastic wood metal carving forming and casting including additive and subtractive techniques three outside work hours a week prerequisites arts 1312 and arts 1317 [offered spring semester type acad arts 2346 ceramics i 3:2:4 basic techniques in hand building pinch coil and slab glaze formulation is explored as well as stacking and firing a kiln the use of the potter s wheel is introduced three outside work hours a week prerequisites arts 1312 and arts 1317 [offered fall and spring semesters type acad automotive

wcjc 2009-2010 catalog 207 tech emsp 2262 emergency medical technology-paramedic clinical ii 2:0:12 a method of instruction providing detailed education training and work-based experience and direct patient/client care generally at a clinical site specific detailed learning objectives are developed for each course by the faculty onsite clinical instruction supervision evaluation and placement is the responsibility of the college faculty clinical experiences are unpaid external learning experiences course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary as outlined in the learning plan the student will apply theory concepts and skills involving specialized materials equipment procedures regulations laws and interactions within and among political economic environmental social and legal systems associated with the particular occupation and the business/industry demonstrate legal and ethical behavior safety practices interpersonal and teamwork skills communicating in the applicable

236 wcjc 2009-2010 catalog 1260 rnsg 1513 and rnsg 1301 [offered fall semester type tech rnsg 1260 clinical-nursing rn training 2:0:6 a method of instruction providing detailed education training and work-based experience and direct patient/client care at a clinical site the clinical experience is designed to allow the learner to integrate the skills and knowledge being developed in rnsg 1513 and rnsg 1205 prerequisite admission to the associate degree nursing program corequisite rnsg 1205 rnsg 1513 and rnsg 1301 [offered fall semester type tech rnsg 1251 care of the childbearing family 2:2:0 study of concepts related to the provision of nursing care for childbearing families topics may include selected complications topics include knowledge judgment skills and professional values within a legal/ethical framework prerequisites rnsg 1260 rnsg 1205 rnsg 1513 rnsg 1301 rnsg 1441 rnsg 1461 rnsg 2213 and rnsg 2161 with a grade of c or better corequisite rnsg 2262 [offered fall

wcjc 2009-2010 catalog 265 faculty asterisks indicate department heads mary v alexander speech b.s m a missouri state university james l allen jr economics b.s university of notre dame m.b.a lehigh university sean amestoy agriculture rodeo coach b.s tarleton state university m.s sam houston state university marsha anderson english b.s university of houston downtown m.a university of houston clearlake phyllis appling developmental studies/reading a.a wharton county junior college b.b.a sam houston state university m.ed university of houston victoria pamela a armentrout english b.a m.a texas a&m university richard aurisano geology b.a m.a queens college new york phd rutgers university eugene f bahnsen athletic director kinesiology b.s m.h.p.ed r north texas state university franci bay………………………………………………… dental hygiene a.a.s wharton county

294 wcjc 2009-2010 catalog thea test placement credit granting 39 transcripts…………………………………………………………………… 25 transfer of semester credit hours 26 tuition and fees……………………………………………………………… 45 tuition rebates 66 two plus two transfer program 13 veterans benefits 65 vocational rehabilitation 64 vocational-interest testing 72 wcjc today 12 withdrawal from college 30 workforce investment act