2008-2010 PROGRAM GOALS

 

CET

CGT

CAT

CID

CSIT

ECEd

EET

HPC

HSP

IDT

MGT

 LAW

MKT

MET

NETW

OST

SEAT

VPT

WEB

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Business Administration

          Computer Accounting concentration.

          Hospitality concentration.

          Management concentration.

          Marketing concentration.

Educational objectives. After successfully completing the Business Administration program, the graduate will be

equipped to do the following:

 

I.

Understand the basic principles of Business Administration and apply them.

II.

Integrate business disciplines.

III.

Identify problems and use appropriate techniques to find solutions.

IV.

Work independently and function on a team.

V.

Demonstrate basic math, verbal and written communications and computer skills.

VI.

Qualify for entry-level positions in business.

VII.

Understand and appreciate the global nature of business.

 

Civil Engineering Technology

Educational objectives. After successfully completing the Civil Engineering Technology program, the graduate will

be qualified to accomplish the following objectives related to civil engineering technology:

 

I.

Creatively apply basic engineering theories and concepts.

II.

Communicate effectively within the industry and with the public.

III.

Work individually or in teams to solve work-related problems.

IV.

Apply professional ethics, leadership, and personal initiative.

V.

Efficiently utilize industry-standard equipment, instruments and software.

VI.

Obtain gainful employment in the civil engineering/construction management technology discipline or matriculate to a four-year program in engineering technology.

 

Computer Integrated Drafting and Design Technology

Educational objectives. After successfully completing the Computer Integrated Drafting and Design Technology

program, the graduate will be qualified to accomplish the following objectives related to computer integrated drafting and design:

 

I.

Understand and apply industry standards, principles and practices for engineering graphics required for manufacturing and construction.

II.

Demonstrate proficiency with industry-standard commercial computer graphic applications used in visual representation and communication of graphic information.

III.

Apply basic engineering methods and technology to analyzing and solving technical problems.

IV.

Use software applications, references and other resources used by industry.

V.

Be knowledgeable of office procedures, ethical concerns and professional communication issues of written/verbal/graphic information.  

VI.

Undertake endeavors using skills and knowledge, which will contribute to personal growth, professional development, community improvement and attaining goals.

 

Computer Science and Information Technology

          Database Design and Development concentration

          High Performance Computing concentration

          Networking & Communications Systems concentration

          Programming concentration.

Educational objectives. After successfully completing the Computer Science and Information Technology program,

the graduate will be equipped to do the following:

 

I.

Express ideas and facts in written and verbal communications and work independently or as a team member.

II.

Understand and use computers, peripherals and related equipment such as networks, clusters, and other emerging technologies.

III.

Understand terminology, numeric concepts, social/ethical implications and/or system concepts associated with the information technology field.

IV.

Understand and use applications software, operating systems and/or system-based products.

V.

Analyze problems, develop algorithms and implement solutions.

VI.

Effectively use computer languages, compilers, interpreters and assembler products to produce code and output which meet specified requirements.

VII.

Understand system and software development cycles, and use tools to develop and manage the cycles.

VIII.

Upgrade and develop skills that can be measured by real-world training standards as established by national tests, state standards, institutional goals, employers and advisory recommendations.

IX.

Use equipment and resources which are up-to-date, real-world and which represent current trends in the employment field.

X.

Develop a positive attitude towards standards, rules, expectations, work and learning.

XI.

Develop specific skills, understanding and knowledge which can be used at four-year colleges/universities and which can be applied to higher levels of learning.

XII.

Enhance creative and artistic talents appropriate to the computer science and information technology field.

 

Early Childhood Education

Educational objectives. After successfully completing the Early Childhood Education program, the graduate will be

equipped to do the following:

 

I.

Be prepared for job entry or career advancement in the child care field.

II.

Use good verbal and written communication skills.

III.

Demonstrate understanding of fundamental child development principles.

IV.

Apply on-the-job the principles of good work habits.

 

Electrical Engineering Technology

Educational objectives. After successfully completing the Electrical Engineering Technology program, the graduate

will be qualified to accomplish the following objectives related to electrical engineering technology:

 

I.

Function as a technically qualified electrical and electronic technician, capable of working with manufacturing, electrical, electronic, instrumentation and computer systems.

II.

Demonstrate critical thinking skills by applying the basic principles of electrical engineering technology to solve technical problems with minimum assistance or supervision.

III.

Effectively communicate using reading, writing and speaking skills in interpersonal and group environments.

IV.

Function in a team environment by contributing and respecting the ideas and attitudes of others and demonstrate the ability to provide leadership to a technical team.

V.

Demonstrate an understanding of ethical and professional conduct by applying good work habits.

VI.

Continue to participate in lifelong learning and maintain an awareness of global issues in technology.

 

Interior Design Technology

Educational objectives. Graduates will be equipped to do the following:

 

I.

Understand fundamentals of art and design, theories of design and human behavior, and design-related history.

II.

Apply the knowledge, skills, processes and theories of interior design.

III.

Communicate effectively.

IV.

Design within the context of building systems and use appropriate materials and products. 

V.

Apply the laws, codes, regulations, standards, and practices that protect the health, safety, and welfare of the public.

 

Mechanical Engineering Technology

          Manufacturing concentration

          Mechanical concentration

          Plastics concentration.

          Quality Control concentration

Educational objectives. After successfully completing the Mechanical Engineering Technology program, the graduate

will be qualified to accomplish the following objectives related to mechanical, manufacturing or quality control technologies:

 

I.

Apply basic engineering theories and concepts.

II.

Identify and solve work-related problems with minimum assistance.

III.

Operate equipment and instruments with a high degree of skill.

IV.

Communicate effectively.

V.

Apply the principles of good work ethics.

VI.

Obtain gainful employment in the mechanical engineering technology discipline or matriculate to a four-year program in engineering technology.

 

Media Technologies

          Communication Graphics Technology concentration.

          Photography concentration.

          Video Production Technology concentration

          Web Technology concentration.

Educational objectives.  After successfully completing the Media Technologies program, the graduate will be equipped

to do the following:

 

I.

Create media that communicate the desired message to the intended audience.

II.

Use a wide variety of industry-standard equipment, techniques, software, hardware and materials to produce the appropriate content.

III.

Demonstrate various styles in communications media that display a grasp of both design and communication principles and techniques.

IV.

Demonstrate proficiency in the techniques and equipment that facilitate adaptation to constantly changing media.

V.

Understand and respect the rights and responsibilities of the artist, subject, client, user and employer, including intellectual property rights.

VI.

Create a portfolio demonstrating design and communication skills, technical competence, and industry standards and practices.

 

Office Systems Technology

          Business concentration

          Health Care Office Administration concentration

Educational objectives. After successfully completing the Office Systems Technology program, the graduate will

be equipped to do the following:

 

I.

Use computer application programs.

II.

Keyboard accurately.

III.

Use correct terminology specific to their field.

IV.

Communicate effectively.

V.

Use reference materials.

VI.

Show a positive attitude and work ethic.

VII.

Transcribe dictation.

VIII.

Work independently with a network of individuals and also function within a work team.

IX.

Use proofreading skills involving grammar, punctuation and language arts.

X.

Organize work and follow time and records management techniques.

XI.

Use the Internet for research.

 

Paralegal Studies

Educational objectives.  After successfully completing the Paralegal Studies program, the graduate will be equipped

to do the following:

 

I.

Understand and apply principles of law and legal ethics.

II.

Demonstrate entry-level employment skills acquired through the legal specialty courses.

III.

Demonstrate analytical and problem-solving skills.

IV.

Demonstrate effective verbal and written communication.

V.

Demonstrate an understanding and practical application of law-office management and related computer applications in the legal environment.

 

Security Engineering and Administration Technology

Educational objectives. After successfully completing the Security Engineering and Administration Technology program,

the graduate will be equipped to do the following:

 

I.

Demonstrate a practical and theoretical understanding of the process of organizational planning for physical, personnel and/or information security at strategic, tactical and operational levels.

II.

Critically analyze and articulate positions on the legal and ethical implications and influences on security management and operations, including relevant codes of ethics and federal and state laws.

III.

Recognize, define and implement appropriate security solutions to real and anticipated threats. 

IV.

Adapt to emerging developments and applications in the security industry.

V.

Work independently with a network of individuals and also function within a work team.

VI.

Communicate effectively and professionally both orally and in writing.

VII.

Qualify for entry-level positions or career advancement in security-related fields.

 

posted:  February 10, 2009

by the Curriculum Department