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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 of allied health education programs caahep –

• date of graduation or ged certificate with official scores and completion date official up-to-date transcripts from all colleges attended early admission for high school students high school including home schooled private or nonaccredited high school students may enroll in a dual credit program or as an early admission student high school students may enroll in college courses provided they have met the following criteria 1 submitted an online application at www.applytexas.org or completed and signed paper application 2 submitted official exemption test scores and documentation that meets the texas success initiative tsi as required by the texas higher education coordinating board and 3 completed and submitted the wcjc certification for early admission form with all appropriate signatures in place students are cautioned to guard against enrolling for college courses that are related to their areas of university of interscholastic league uil competition and which might thereby

learning assistance centers wharton county junior college offers free tutoring for all current students through the learning assistance center lac there are tutoring labs on the wharton sugar land and richmond campuses professional tutors who have been certified by the college reading and learning association clra staff the labs these certified tutors are trained to assist students in the areas of reading writing and math for more information visit one of the lac labs on campus during operating hours or contact the office of student services students with disabilities students with documented disabilities seeking accommodations from wharton county junior college should contact the coordinator of disability services the student should provide current medical and/or psychological documentation verifying their disability at least thirty days prior to the beginning of the semester further information may be obtained from the office of student services vocational interest testing career

mathematics cip 27.0101 associate of arts this is a recommended course of study for students who seek an associate of arts degree with a concentration in mathematics or plan to pursue a baccalaureate degree in mathematics 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 from the institution to which they plan to attend communication core 010 6 hrs engl 1301 composition i engl 1302 composition ii mathematics core 020 3 hrs select any course from the following math 1314 college algebra math 1316 trigonometry math 1342 elementary statistics methods math 2312 pre-calculus math math 2320 differential equations math 2413 calculus i life and physical sciences core 030 6 hrs plus labs select any two courses listed under core 030 language philosophy and culture core 040 3 hrs select any course listed under core 040 creative arts core 050 3 hrs select any course

computer science network support technician cip 11.0901 level i certificate the network support technician certificate program is designed to prepare students for entry-level support positions typical job duties may include providing hardware and software technical assistance to end users resolving basic computer and network problems installing or repairing hardware and software and training end users the curriculum of the program includes pc operating systems such as microsoft windows and linux pc and network hardware end-user application software troubleshooting techniques customer service skills and basic networking techniques upon completion of this program students are eligible to take the comptia a certificate test comptia security certification test comptia network certification test microsoft’s mcp windows server administration fundamentals certification 98-365 test microsoft’s mcp networking fundamentals certification test 98-366 microsoft’s mcp

manufacturing technology mechanical technician cip 15.0805 level ii certificate this certificate is designed to give students a technical-level specialized career tract option in the areas of mechanical maintenance the program prepares individuals to apply basic engineering technology principles mechatronics and other technical skills in support of maintenance of mechanical equipment used in many industries including power generation chemical processing manufacturing and others this certificate transfers into the associate of applied science degree in manufacturing technology the certificate may also be used as an enhancement to other related degrees including nuclear power technology and process technology by providing students additional skills to increase more flexibility in their employment options semester i inmt 1305 inmt 2303 wldg 1428 qctc 1446 introduction to industrial maintenance pumps compressors and mechanical drives introduction to shielded metal arc welding testing and

radiologic technology cip 51.0911 associate of applied science consistent with the mission of wharton county junior college the radiologic technology program will graduate students with an associate of applied science the program will afford the opportunity for individual growth application of knowledge and articulation to a baccalaureate degree program in the pursuit of continuous knowledge upon graduation from the program the student will have the clinical problem-solving and communication skills equal to that of an entry-level radiologic technologist able to meet the needs of our community wcjc offers a cooperative program with local hospitals designed to provide understanding proficiency and skill in radiologic technology the program is accredited by  the joint review committee on education in radiologic technologists jrcert – 20 n wacker drive suite 2850 chicago il 60606-2901 telephone 312-704-5300 graduates may be eligible to sit for the certification exam

aumt 1345 automotive climate control 3:2:4 systems diagnosis and repair of manual/electronic climate control systems includes the refrigeration cycle and epa guidelines for refrigerant handling may be taught manufacturer specific prerequisite credit for aumt 1301 co-requisite aumt 1316 type tech aumt 1407 automotive electrical systems 4:3:4 an overview of automotive electrical systems including topics in operational theory testing diagnosis and repair of charging and starting systems and electrical accessories emphasis on electrical principles schematic diagrams and service manuals may be taught manufacturer specific prerequisite credit for or concurrent enrollment in aumt 1301 co-requisite aumt 1419 and aumt 2417 type tech aumt 1419 automotive engine repair 4:3:4 fundamentals of engine operation diagnosis and repair emphasis on identification inspection measurements and disassembly repair and reassembly of the engine may be taught manufacturer specific prerequisite credit for or

prerequisite type hitt 1301 and 1305 biol 2401 and 2402 and concurrent enrollment in hprs 2301 tech hitt 2166 1:0:8 practicum ii health information technology capstone course practical general workplace training supported by an individualized learning plan developed by the employer college and student course must be completed with a grade of “c” or better prerequisite concurrent enrollment in hitt 2339 2435 and 2443 type tech hitt 2339 3:3:0 health information organization and supervision capstone course principles of organization and supervision of human financial and physical resources course must be completed with a grade of “c” or better prerequisite hitt 1353 and 1355 type tech hitt 2435 coding and reimbursement 4:2:4 methodologies advanced coding techniques with emphasis on case studies health records and federal regulations regarding prospective payment systems and methods of reimbursement prerequisite hitt 1311 1355 1441 hprs 2301 type tech hitt 2443

surgical technology srgt hitt 1249 pharmacology 2:2:0 overview of the basic concepts of the pharmacological treatment of various diseases affecting major body systems prerequisite none type tech hitt 1305 medical terminology i 3:3:0 study of medical terms through word origin and structure introduction to abbreviations and symbols surgical and diagnostic procedures and medical specialties prerequisite none type tech hprs 2301 pathophysiology 3:3:0 study of the pathology and general health management of diseases and injuries across the life span topics include etiology symptoms and the physical and psychological reactions to diseases and injuries prerequisite biol 2401 and 2402 or vnsg 1420 type tech srgt 1405 introduction to surgical technology 4:2:6 orientation to surgical technology theory surgical pharmacology and anesthesia technological sciences and patient care concepts prerequisite admission to program type tech srgt 1409 fundamentals of perioperative 4:2:6 concepts and