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however admission to the college does not imply admission to all programs guidelines for admission to the associate degree nursing adn dental hygiene physical therapist assistant radiologic technology vocational nursing lvn human services emergency medical technology surgical technology and police academy are given in the degree requirements section of this catalog or from the respective program directors or on the college website under “programs” each applicant must satisfactorily complete all phases of the admission process the office of admissions and registration evaluates the application and notifies the student of acceptance or rejection the student may appeal the decision if the case meets the criteria for appeal stipulated in regulation 591 student grievances bacterial meningitis vaccination requirement under the requirements of law recently enacted by the texas state legislature students who are under 22 years of age and entering higher education in the spring

and possibly uniforms tools and financial assistance with transportation and childcare applicants may apply for services under the workforce investment act through their local work source office for more information contact the work source office at 979531-0730 career and technical education support services for information contact the vocational support coordinator at wharton county junior college wharton county junior college is approved by the texas veterans commission for va educational benefits for veterans and children and spouses of veterans chapters 30 32 33 35 and 1606-1607 title 38 u.s code 2 3 4 each course must be a requirement for graduation in the declared degree program no course may be taken for audit no course may be a repeat of a course for which credit has already been received each course must be completed and assigned a grade that is used to compute gpa and progress toward a degree withdrawals without mitigating circumstances resulting in no credit awarded or no

geology associate of arts this is a recommended course of study for students who seek an associate of arts degree with a major in geology or plan to pursue a baccalaureate degree in geology 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 math 2413 calculus i life and physical sciences core 030 6 hrs plus labs geol 1303 physical geology with lab geol 1304 historical geology with lab language philosophy and culture core 040 3 hrs select any course listed under core 040 creative arts core 050 3 hrs select any course listed under core 050 american history core 060 6 hrs hist 1301 u.s history i hist 1302 u.s history ii government /political science core 070 6 hrs govt 2305 federal government govt 2306 texas government major in geology electives students

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

instrumentation control technician cip 15.0404 level ii certificate semester i ener 1350 or overview of energy industry or inmt 1305 intro to industrial maintenance ptac 1432 process instrumentation i math 1314 or college algebra or math 2312 pre-calculus cett 1409 dc/ac circuits intc 1350 digital measurements controls start smart wharton county junior college semester ii ptac 2436 intc 1457 elmt 2452 spch 1315 process instrumentation ii ac/dc motor control power generation instrumentation public speaking total semester hours 32

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 semester i ptac 1302 ptac 1408 engl 1301 ctec 1401 cosc 1301 introduction to process technology safety health environment composition i applied petrochemical technology introduction to computing semester ii chem 1405 intro chemistry i ptac 1410 process technology i equipment ptac 1432 process instrumentation i select any social and behavioral science elective semester iii ptac 2314 ptac 2446 ptac 2420 math 1314 principles of quality process troubleshooting capstone course process technology ii – systems college algebra start

availability and nutritional information including food labels advertising and nationally established guidelines are addressed prerequisite tsi satisfied in reading and writing type acad biol 1406 general biology i 4:3:2 core 030 fundamental principles of living organisms will be studied including physical and chemical properties of life organization function evolutionary adaptation and classification concepts of cytology reproduction genetics and scientific reasoning are included laboratory activities will reinforce these concepts prerequisite tsi satisfied in reading and writing type acad biol 1407 general biology ii 4:3:2 core 030 the diversity and classification of life will be studied including animals plants protists fungi and prokaryotes special emphasis will be given to anatomy physiology ecology and evolution of plants and animals laboratory activities will reinforce these concepts prerequisite tsi satisfied in reading and writing biol 1406 is recommended type acad biol 2106

change economic change 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

prerequisite type admission to program tech srgt 1541 surgical procedures i 5:4:2 introduction to surgical pathology and its relationship to surgical procedures emphasis on surgical procedures related to the general ob/gyn genitourinary otorhinolaryngology and orthopedic surgical specialties incorporating instruments equipment and supplies required for safe patient care prerequisite srgt 1405 and 1409 with a “c” or better type tech srgt 1542 surgical procedures ii 5:4:2 introduction to surgical pathology and its relationship to surgical procedures emphasis on surgical procedures related to the cardiothoracic peripheral vascular plastic/reconstructive ophthalmology oral maxillofacial and neurological surgical specialties incorporating instruments equipment and supplies required for safe patient care prerequisite srgt 1541 with a “c” or better type tech srgt 1560 clinical i-surgical technology 5:0:28 technologist a health related work based learning experience