This individualized instruction course is designed to teach continued emphasis on keyboarding techniques and development of speed and accuracy. Students will review and build mastery in the creation of memorandums, letters, reports, and tables. Students will be introduced to creating documents with graphics, as well as advanced Microsoft Word techniques used to enhance keyboarding. Minimum speed attainment of 48 words per minutes on a three-minute timing with five or less errors is necessary for a “C.” [0-32-32] Lab Fee
This individualized instruction course is designed to teach mastery of the keyboard, mechanics of the computer, accuracy and speed in typing, practice of basic office keyboarding skills, and production of office materials. Students will be introduced to basic document processing using Microsoft Word. Students will learn to create memorandums, modified block and block letters with envelopes, unbound and left-bound reports, and tables. Minimum speed attainment of 33 words per minute on a three-minute timing with five or less errors is necessary for the grade of “C.” Students enrolling in this course must know how to type using the touch method and be able to key for two minutes at 20 words per minutes with five or less errors. [0-32-32] Lab Fee
This individualized instruction course is designed to present basic touch keyboarding skills and proper keyboarding techniques. Students will learn to type the alphabetic keys, numeric keys, symbol keys, and the numeric keyboard. Credit is not applicable toward the Office Information Technology certificate/degree programs. Minimum speed attainment of 20 words per minute on a two-minute timing with five or less errors is necessary for a "C." [0-32-32] Lab Fee
The principles of information technology relating to business are covered (including hardware, software, communications, networks, the Internet, and information systems). Programming concepts, web page creation, navigation of the World Wide Web, and use of application software are introduced to assist the student in developing a technology learning plan. This course presents strategies for purchasing, installing, and maintaining a computer system. Students will be exposed to career planning and industry standard certifications to help achieve personal and professional goals involving information technology. Students are expected to spend time working online with a computer beyond the assigned activities. Discussions and class activities are designed to assist students with no prior information technology experience to be successful. Lab Fee
The Basic Computer Literacy course is designed to provide students with an introduction to computer application skills regarding computer concepts, operating systems, internet research, keyboarding, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. [16-32-48 Lab Fee
This course is designed to introduce the student to beginning leadership and management concepts. Focus is on delegation, prioritization and mentorship. Clinical experience will be gained in a variety of setting. [48-144-192] Lab Fee
This course building on the content of NURS 272 and NURS 276, and continues to focus on nursing care of clients with altered health states of an increasingly complex nature. Emphasis will be on critical thinking and decision-making skills. The clinical focus in this course is complex care management with a variety of clinical sites utilized.
This course is designed to introduce the student to the therapeutic environment providing support to clients, throughout the life span, with various behavioral disorders. Emphasis will be on communication skills, caring, and providing a safe environment. Clinical experience is provided in various community mental health agencies. [48-96-144] Lab Fee
This course is designed to focus on the nursing care of clients with acute to complex alterations in health. This course builds on the content of NURS 150. Emphasis is placed on providing and managing nursing care utilizing clinical decision making skills. Students will apply the nursing process, function as a member of a multidisciplinary team, and provide comprehensive care to clients experiencing health concerns in a variety of clinical settings, including acute care and community.
This course is designed to provide the student with an overview of pharmacology with an emphasis on clinical applications within the context of the nursing process. The course is organized by medication classification. It explores indications, modes of action, effects, contraindications and interactions for selected drugs. Specific nursing responsibilities related to drug administration are emphasized. Concepts from this course will be utilized throughout the nursing clinical experiences.