WCJC College Catalog 2015-2016 by Wharton County Junior College

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college and program accreditation wharton county junior college is accredited by the southern association of colleges and schools commission on colleges sacscoc to award the associate degree sacscoc 1866 southern lane decatur georgia 30033-4097 404 697-4500 approved by texas education agency tea texas higher education coordinating board thecb has approved college/university parallel offerings and programs in technical education the texas veterans commission has approved programs for veteran educational benefits program accreditations by the american bar association approved by – paralegal studies texas board of nursing bon – associate degree nursing texas department of licensing and regulation tdlr – cosmetology commission on dental accreditation coda – dental hygiene commission on accreditation of allied health education programs caahep – emergency medical services commission on accreditation for health informatics and information management

wharton county junior college only recognizes and accepts transferable credit from colleges or universities that have been accredited by one of the following six “regional accreditation” bodies 1 2 3 4 5 6 middle states association of colleges and schools new england association of schools and colleges north central association of colleges and schools northwest association of schools and colleges southern association of colleges and schools western association of schools and colleges students on scholastic probation at another institution and eligible to return to that college may be admitted to wharton county junior college with the status of scholastic probation provided they meet the other entrance requirements in cases of doubt about the academic status of a transfer student from another institution wcjc standards on probation and/or suspension are applied to the case students enrolling in a certificate program – any person seeking a technical certificate is

student services and activities student activities and multicultural affairs extra-curricular activities provide students with opportunities for the development and expression of special interests and abilities for acquiring social graces for practicing the mechanics of group action for developing leadership and for recreation multicultural affairs allow the student body to experience different cultures that co-exist in the world around them all student organizations and activities conform to the educational objectives and administrative regulations of the college these organizations are approved by the vice president of student services and are sponsored by a faculty member participation in certain student activities requires enrollment in a credit course and in some cases auditions or approval of the instructor included in these categories are the wcjc pioneer band choir chamber singers and intercollegiate athletics student government association the student government association

kinesiology associate of arts this is a recommended course of study for students who seek an associate of arts degree with a major in kinesiology or plan to pursue a baccalaureate degree in kinesiology at a four-year institution of higher education in texas students planning to transfer to a four-year institution should confirm transferability of courses to meet degree requirements communication core 010 6 hrs engl 1301 composition i engl 1302 composition ii mathematics core 020 3 hrs select any course listed under core 020 life and physical sciences core 030 6 hrs plus labs biol 2401 human anatomy and physiology i biol 2402 human anatomy and physiology ii language philosophy and culture core 040 3 hrs select any course listed under core 040 major in kinesiology electives students who plan to pursue a baccalaureate degree should seek advising from the institution to which they intend to transfer select up to 18 sch of electives from the following to bring the total semester hours to

dental hygiene cip 51.0602 associate of applied science the dental hygiene program 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 oral-health education the program is fully accredited by the commission on dental accreditation of the american dental association a specialized accrediting body recognized by the council on post-secondary accreditation and by the united states department of education and is approved by the texas state board of dental examiners tsbde graduates of the program are eligible to take the national board examination and a regional clinical board exam for licensure students entering the dental hygiene program should have a strong science background therefore four hours of college chemistry with a minimum grade of “c” is

manufacturing technology level ii certificates this is a one-year program designed to give students a technical-level specialized career tract option in the technical areas of either electrical instrumentation or mechanical maintenance culminating into three certificate choices in the fields of electrical technician instrumentation control technician or mechanical technician the purpose of the level ii certificates are to educate qualified professional persons that address industry’s demand for specialized technicians in the areas of electrical instrumentation and mechanical the program prepares individuals to apply basic engineering technology principles mechatronics and other technical skills in support of maintenance and operational requirements of electrical and instrumentation and control and mechanical equipment used in many sectors of industry including power generation chemical processing manufacturing and others the program is intended to maximize a student’s

process technology cip 41.0301 associate of applied science the program in process technology is designed to prepare students for advanced technology in the area of process operations at petrochemical refining companies and other industries students will be provided with both the academic and technical competencies required by the rapidly changing technology demands of the industry student in the program learn theory as well as have hands-on experience freshman/semester i ptac 1302 introduction to process technology ptac 1408 safety health environment engl 1301 composition i ctec 1401 applied petrochemical technology cosc 1301 introduction to computing sophomore/semester i ptac 2314 principles of quality ptac 2446 process troubleshooting capstone course ptac 2420 process technology ii – systems math 1314 college algebra freshman/semester ii chem 1405 intro chemistry i ptac 1410 process technology i – equipment ptac 1432 process instrumentation i select any social and

aumt 2301 automotive management 3:3:0 study of human and customer relations and customer satisfaction in the automotive industry emphasis on management and building relationships between the service department and the customer prerequisite certificate in automotive technology and must be tsi satisfied type tech aumt 2380 cooperative education-automotive 3:1:20 technician career related activities encountered in the student’s area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college employer and student under the supervision of the college and the employer the student combines classroom learning with work experience includes a lecture component prerequisite certificate in automotive technology and must be tsi satisfied type tech aumt 2413 automotive drive train and axles 4:3:4 a study of automotive clutches clutch operation devices manual transmissions/transaxels and differentials with emphasis on the diagnosis and repair may be taught with

immigration and migration and creation of the federal government prerequisite tsi satisfied in reading and writing type acad hist 1302 u.s history ii 3:3:0 core 060 a survey of the social political economic cultural and intellectual history of the united states from the civil war/reconstruction era to the present united states history ii examines industrialization immigration world wars the great depression cold war and post-cold war eras themes that may be addressed in united states history ii include american culture religion civil and human rights technological change economic change immigration and migration urbanization and suburbanization the expansion of the federal government and the study of u.s foreign policy prerequisite tsi satisfied in reading and writing hist 1301 recommended type acad hist 2301 texas history 3:3:0 core 080 a survey of the political social economic cultural and intellectual history of texas from the pre-columbian era to the present themes that may be

prerequisite type tsi placement this course must be passed with a “c” or better or the student may retake the tsi at any time during the course acad sociology soci soci 1301 introduction to sociology 3:3:0 core 080 the scientific study of human society including ways in which groups social institutions and individuals affect each other causes of social stability and social change are explored through the application of various theoretical perspectives key concepts and related research methods of sociology analysis of social issues in their institutional context may include topics such as social stratification gender race/ethnicity and deviance prerequisite tsi satisfied in reading and writing soci 1306 social problems 3:3:0 core 080 application of sociological principles and theoretical perspectives to major social problems in contemporary society such as inequality crime and violence substance abuse environmental issues deviance or family problems prerequisite tsi reading