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LAW 299  Independent Study: Paralegal An individual student project in paralegal studies which is beyond the scope or requirements of the courses offered by the program. Conducted under the direction of a faculty member or attorney, and approved by the program coordinator.
Prerequisite Corequisite Prerequisite: LAW 110 Survey of Paralegalism, plus at least 3 credits LAW 200 level or higher
Credits: (13) Course Profile Learning Outcomes for this Course:
 The learning outcomes for this course will vary, depending on the material being covered
 In each case the student will be able to demonstrate successful completion of the learning activities specified in the Independent Study Contract.





















































LTR 092  Academic Literacy A content literacy course providing instruction and practice in reading and writing comprehension strategies, with an emphasis on critical thinking.
Credits: 4 Hours 4 Class Hours Course Profile Course Objectives:
 To provide students with reading and writing comprehension strategies using a wide variety of content rich material.
 To broaden students' understanding of the mutual/ beneficial relationships between reading comprehension and appropriate written response.
 To engage students in the evaluation of multiple literacies, thereby enhancing critical thinking capabilities.
 To heighten students' metacognitive awareness, promote selfregulation and enhance comprehension strategies.









MAT 093  Integrated Arithmetic and Basic Algebra 4 Credit Version: Arithmetic of real numbers. Percent, ratio and proportion. Basic geometric concepts. Language of algebra and solving equations. Evaluating formulas and algebraic expressions. Perimeter, volume, and area applications. Graphing, solving and applications of linear equations and solving inequalities.
2 Credit Version: Arithmetic of real numbers. Percent, ratio and proportion. Basic geometric concepts. Language of algebra and solving equations. Perimeter, volume, and area applications.
This course is designed to provide the skills necessary for students to successfully complete MAT 096, MAT 113, MAT 115, MAT 117, MAT 119.
Credits: 4 or 2 Hours 4 or 2 Class Hours Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
Perform skills in four categories: Arithmetic, Algebra/Basic Geometry, Graphing and Problem Solving/Estimation.
Note: Throughout the course the students are expected to solve applied problems related to the topics of the course.
2 Credit Version:
 Understand signed numbers and absolute value, and be able to add, subtract, multiply and divide integers.
 Evaluate numerical expression using exponents.
 Perform operations using decimals.
 Understand square roots and evaluate expressions using order of operations correctly.
 Obtain factors and the prime factorization of integers.
 Recognize, use and understand the commutative, associative, and distributive laws of addition and multiplication.
 Write fractions in equivalent forms, and add, subtract, multiply and divide arithmetic fractions.
 Convert among decimals, fractions and percents, and order numbers in various forms.
 Solve fraction and decimal application problems.
 Solve ratio, general percent, and percent increase/decrease applications.
 Solve sales tax, discount and simple interest applications.
 Solve basic linear equations.
 Define square root and evaluate numerical expressions with square roots.
 Perform arithmetic operations with square roots.
 Interpret graphs and charts with appropriate scales.
 Calculate the mean, median and mode of a data set.
 Relate the sides and angles of similar and congruent figures and solve applications involving similar figures.
 Understand and use the Pythagorean Theorem.
 Find the perimeter and area of triangles, quadrilaterals, circles and compound shapes.
 Find the circumference and area of a circle.
 Perform unit conversions.
 Classify angles.
 Find the volume of cylinders, spheres and rectangular prisms.
4 Credit Version:
 Understand signed numbers and absolute value, and be able to add, subtract, multiply and divide integers.
 Evaluate numerical expression using exponents.
 Perform operations using decimals.
 Understand square roots and evaluate expressions using order of operations correctly.
 Obtain factors and the prime factorization of integers.
 Recognize, use and understand the commutative, associative, and distributive laws of addition and multiplication.
 Write fractions in equivalent forms, and add, subtract, multiply and divide arithmetic fractions.
 Convert among decimals, fractions and percents, and order numbers in various forms.
 Solve fraction and decimal application problems.
 Solve ratio, general percent, and percent increase/decrease applications.
 Solve sales tax, discount and simple interest applications.
 Solve linear equations.
 Solve equations with rational numbers, rational equations with monomial denominators that reduce to linear equations, and recognize no solution and identity equations.
 Formulate and solve problems involving linear equations and linear functions.
 Formulate and solve mixture problems.
 Solve linear literal equations.
 Solve and graph solutions of linear inequalities.
 Graph points on the rectangular coordinate system and graph linear equations in two variables.
 Graph lines using the intercepts.
 Find the slope of a line using a graph of a line and find the slope of a line given two points.
 Find equations of lines given a slope and a yintercept and graph the equations using the slope and yintercept.
 Find equations of lines given a point and a slope and find equations of lines given two points.
 Identify parallel and perpendicular lines from their equations.
 Find equations of parallel and perpendicular lines.
 Graph linear inequalities in two variables.
 Define and evaluate functions using function notation.
 Define square root and evaluate numerical expressions with square roots.
 Perform arithmetic operations with square roots.
 Evaluate variable (including rational variable) expressions given values for the variables.
 Define and simplify expressions containing negative exponents.
 Convert between scientific notation and standard notation and use it to solve problems using scientific notation.
 Interpret graphs and charts with appropriate scales.
 Calculate the mean, median and mode of a data set.
 Relate the sides and angles of similar and congruent figures and solve applications involving similar figures.
 Understand and use the Pythagorean and Theorem.
 Find the perimeter and area of triangles, quadrilaterals, circles and compound shapes.
 Find the circumference and area of a circle.
 Perform unit conversions.
 Classify angles.
 Find the volume of cylinders, spheres and rectangular prisms.



MAT 095  Metric Conversion and Dosages Common fractions and decimal fractions. Metric computations. Apothecary and household systems. Conversions of metric, apothecaries and household units. Calculations of dosage. Designed to meet the mathematics proficiency required for clinical nursing course.
Prerequisite Corequisite Prerequisite: MAT 092 Foundations for College Mathematics II or MAT 093 Integrated Arithmetic and Basic Algebra, or equivalent and Placement by the Nursing Department
Credits: 0 Hours 1 Class Hour Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
 Add/Subtract/Multiply/Divide whole numbers, fractions and decimals.
 Round decimals to required place value.
 Simplify complex fractions.
 Apply factor/label method to dosage problems.
 Convert in metric system.
 Convert in apothecary system using Roman numeral to 50.
 Convert in household system.
 Convert among all three systems.
 Apply all symbols and abbreviations used in all three systems.
 Apply the "required" equivalents.
 Interpret dosage problems, read labels and accurately perform all clinical calculations.
 Calculate oral medications.
 Calculate Parenteral medications.
 Do all the calculations by hand as well as using a calculator.
In the context of the course objectives listed above, upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
 Interpret and draw inferences from mathematical models such as formulas, graphs, tables and schematics.
 Represent mathematical information symbolically, visually, numerically and verbally.
 Employ quantitative methods such as arithmetic, algebra, geometry, or statistics to solve problems.
 Estimate and check mathematical results for reasonableness.
 Recognize the limitations of mathematical and statistical methods.



MAT 096  Elementary Algebra and Trigonometry Polynomials; factoring; functions; rational expressions; linear, quadratic and rational equations; graphs of basic functions; linear systems; topics in geometry; general angles in degrees and radians; right triangle trigonometry. This is a selfpaced model where each student completes the given objectives working in a computer classroom setting.
Prerequisite Corequisite Prerequisite: MAT 093 Integrated Arithmetic and Basic Algebra, or equivalent
Credits: 4 Hours 4 Class Hours Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
Perform skills in four categories: Algebra, Geometry/Trigonometry, Graphing and Problem Solving/Estimation.
Note: Throughout the course the students are expected to solve applied problems related to the topics of the course.
 Solve 2 by 2 linear systems by graphing, substitution, and elimination.
 Solve 3 by 3 linear systems by elimination.
 Solve applications problems involving 2 by 2 and 3 by 3 systems of linear equations.
 Define and identify polynomials.
 Add, subtract, and multiply polynomials.
 Factor a monomial from a polynomial and factor expressions that are quadratic in form with a leading coefficient of 1.
 Factor expressions that are quadratic in form with a leading coefficient not equal to 1.
 Factor expressions that are the sum and difference of cubes.
 Factor expressions that can be factored by grouping.
 Divide polynomials by monomials.
 Divide polynomials by binomials using long division.
 Solve polynomial equations by factoring.
 Solve applications involving polynomial equations.
 Simplify algebraic monomials inside a square root.
 Simplify nth roots.
 Simplify nth roots of variable expressions.
 Solve quadratic equations by the square root property, completing the square, and the quadratic formula.
 Solve application problems with quadratic equations.
 Multiply, divide, add, and subtract algebraic fractions.
 Simplify complex fractions.
 Solve rational equations that reduce to linear or quadratic form.
 Solve and evaluate literal equations.
 Solve application problems with rational equations.
 Define a function, evaluate functions at a given value, and determine the domain and range of a function.
 Apply the vertical line test, compare the graphs of functions and nonfunctions and determine the domain of a rational function.
 Graph a parabola by finding the vertex, intercepts, and axis of symmetry.
 Graph a circle given its equation in standard or general form and state the center and radius of the circle.
 Use completing the square to graph circles and parabolas.
 Find values of the six trigonometric functions using right triangles, and evaluate the six trigonometric functions of general angles measured in degrees.
 Know the exact trigonometric ratios in a 30º60º90º triangle and 45º45º90º triangle.
 Evaluate inverse trigonometric values to degree measure.
 Find reference angles for angles measured in degrees.
 Convert between radians and degrees.
 Evaluate the six trigonometric functions of general angles measured in radians.
 Evaluate inverse trigonometric values to radians.
 Solve applications using right triangle trigonometry.



MAT 097  Intravenous Medications and Pediatric Dosage Calculations of intravenous medications, calculations involving drop factors, flow rate and infusion time. Calculations of pediatric dosage in divided dosages and dosages based on body weight. Calculation of minimum fluid requirements. Designed to meet the mathematics proficiency required for second year nursing program.
Prerequisite Corequisite Prerequisite: MAT 092 Foundations for College Mathematics II or MAT 093 Integrated Arithmetic and Basic Algebra, or equivalent and Placement by Nursing department
Credits: 0 Hours 1 Class Hour Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
 Calculate IV medications and solutions.
 Perform calculations involving drop factors.
 Perform calculations involving flow rate and infusion time.
 Accurately calculate a pediatric dosage according to body weight (in kg.)
 Accurately calculate pediatric dosage in divided dosages.
 Interpret and calculate the minimum fluid requirements for pediatric clients.
 Do all the arithmetic calculations by hand as well as using a calculator.
In the context of the course objectives listed above, upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
 Interpret and draw inferences from mathematical models such as formulas, graphs, tables and schematics.
 Represent mathematical information symbolically, visually, numerically and verbally.
 Employ quantitative methods such as arithmetic, algebra, geometry, or statistics to solve problems.
 Estimate and check mathematical results for reasonableness.
 Recognize the limitations of mathematical and statistical methods.







MAT 119  Mathematics for Elementary Education I An exploration of order of operations, fractions, equations of a single variable, graphing lines; visual display of data using charts and graphs, descriptive statistics, data analysis, hypothesis testing; area and perimeter of plane figures, volume and surface area of solids. Students are expected to explain the material as though to a target audience. Course uses a projectbased instruction methodology. Intended only for elementary education majors, this course is the first course in a two course sequence (with MAT 120) for completion of SUNY General Education Math requirement.
Prerequisite Corequisite Prerequisite: MAT 092 Foundations for College Math II or MAT 093 Integrated Arithmetic and Basic Algebra
Credits: 3 Hours 3 Class Hours Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
 Add, subtract, multiply, divide rational numbers, and explain why the basic arithmetic operations of fractions work.
 Evaluate arithmetic expressions according to the algebraic hierarchy.
 Adding, subtracting and multiplying polynomials.
 Solve equations of a single variable.
 Solve literal equations of a single variable.
 Define and graph a linear function of a single variable.
 Identify, interpret, and discuss line charts, bar charts, line graphs, and pie charts.
 Construct line charts, line graphs, and bar charts.
 Relate a shape to its place in the geometric hierarchy.
 Identify various quadrilaterals and triangles.
 Use formulas to calculate the perimeter and area of various polygons.
 Use formulas to calculate the circumference and area of a circle.
 Use the Pythagorean Theorem.
 Calculate the perimeter of simple and compound planar regions.
 Use formulas to calculate the surface area and volume of a cone, a cylinder, a prism and a sphere.
 Calculate the volume and surface area of simple and compound solids.
 Solve application problems involving area, perimeter, surface area and volume.
 Explain the difference between central tendency and dispersion.
 Calculate the mean, weighted mean, median, and mode and recognize the appropriate use of same to help describe a data set.
 Calculate percentiles and relate them to a set of data.
 Calculate the range and standard deviation for a set of data and recognize these as measures of dispersion.
 Explain what a zscore measures and calculate the zscore for a given score.
 Test a hypothesis about the mean of a population.
 Complete and present projects.
 Participate in cooperative learning activities.
This course prepares students to meet the Mathematics General Education requirement.
In context of the course objectives listed above, upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
 Interpret and draw inferences from mathematical models such as formulas, graphs, tables and schematics.
 Represent mathematical information symbolically, visually, numerically and verbally.
 Employ quantitative methods such as arithmetic, algebra, geometry, or statistics to solve problems.
 Estimate and check mathematical results for reasonableness.
 Recognize the limitations of mathematical and statistical methods.



MAT 120  Mathematics for Elementary Education II Simple probability, odds, expected value; patterns, symmetry, tilings, sequences, and pattern block manipulation; functions of one or more variables with graphs and applications; right triangle trigonometry; sine, logarithmic, exponential, quadratic and logistic curves. Students are expected to explain the material as though to a target audience. Course uses a projectbased instruction methodology. Intended only for elementary education majors, this course is the second course in a two course sequence (with MAT 119) for completion of SUNY General Education Math requirement. (Writing Emphasis Course)
Prerequisite Corequisite Prerequisite: MAT 119 Mathematics for Elementary Education I and ENG 110 College Writing I
Credits: 3 Hours 3 Class Hours Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student should be able to:
 Identify the sample space and event spaces in probability experiments.
 Draw tree diagrams and tables to solve probability problems.
 Calculate simple theoretical and experimental probabilities.
 Calculate compound theoretical and experimental probabilities using trees and multiplication principle.
 Determine odds.
 Calculate expected value.
 Write recursion formulas and explicit formulas for various sequences.
 Recognize and write recursive and explicit formulas for arithmetic, geometric, Fibonacci and, optionally, polygonal umber sequences.
 Hexiamonds, Polyominoes, Pentominoes, and Tetrahexes.
 Tile a plane using various combinations of regular polygons.
 Identify various types of plane tilings.
 Identify symmetry in a pattern.
 Identify and create the various types of border patterns.
 Build designs with pattern blocks.
 Evaluate functions of one or several variables.
 Review solving equations of a single variable.
 Recognize and appropriately use degree and radian measure.
 Solve applications using right triangle trigonometry.
 Recognize the graphs of the sine, logarithmic, exponential, quadratic and logistic curves.
 Calculate angles using inverse trigonometric functions.
 Algebraically solve equations in a single variable, including sine, logarithmic, exponential and logistic curves.
 Recognize applications of sine, logarithmic, exponential, quadratic, and logistic curves.
 Complete writing assignments.
 Conduct research using professional journals and the Internet.
 Complete and present projects.
 Participate in cooperative learning activities.
This course prepares students to meet the Mathematics General Education requirement.
In context of the course objectives listed above, upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
 Interpret and draw inferences from mathematical models such as formulas, graphs, tables and schematics.
 Represent mathematical information symbolically, visually, numerically and verbally.
 Employ quantitative methods such as arithmetic, algebra, geometry, or statistics to solve problems.
 Estimate and check mathematical results for reasonableness.
 Recognize the limitations of mathematical and statistical methods.









MAT 133  College Algebra for Business This course provides the Business, or other nonSTEM student, with basic algebraic concepts necessary to continue in nonSTEM related mathematics courses. Topics include algebraic operations on expressions involving polynomial, rational, exponential, and logarithmic functions; graphing linear, polynomial, rational, exponential, and logarithmic functions by hand; using technology for transformations of above functions; using technology for linear, polynomial, exponential, and logarithmic regression; theory and applications of polynomial, rational, exponential, and logarithmic functions; solving polynomial, rational, exponential, and logarithmic equations. The use of graphing calculators is an integral part of the course; their use throughout the course will facilitate understanding of salient concepts.
This course may not be used as a substitute for MAT 136 or any major requiring MAT 136 as a prerequisite.
Prerequisite Corequisite Prerequisite: MAT 096 Elementary Algebra and Trigonometry
Credits: 3 Hours 3 Class Hours Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
 Recognize and graph linear, polynomial, exponential, logarithmic, radical, and rational functions with and without the use of a graphing calculator.
 Solve applications involving linear, polynomial, exponential, logarithmic, radical, and rational functions.
 Perform algebraic operations on expressions involving linear, polynomial, exponential, logarithmic, radical, and rational functions.
 Solve equations and inequalities involving linear, polynomial, exponential, logarithmic, radical, and rational functions with and without the use of a graphing calculator.







































MDA 114L  First Aid This course focuses on the provision of basic first aid and CPR to respond to emergency situations. Emphasis is on the recognition and response to medical emergencies within the community or healthcare setting and ability of the student to successfully perform first aid/CPR skills. Course will include American Heart Association Professional Level Basic Life Support and American Heart Association Heartsaver First Aid certifications, which are valid for 2 years.
This course requires additional fees for the CPR and First Aid Certification Cards.
Credits: 1 Hours 2 Laboratory Hours Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
 Perform universal precautions procedures, as outlined by the CDC.
 Demonstrate proper technique for 1 and 2 rescuer CPR for infants, children, and adults, including use of an AED, following American Heart Association guidelines.
 Perform first aid procedures for basic medical emergencies, following American Heart Association guidelines.



MDA 115  Medical Assisting Procedures I This course provides the medical assisting student with an introduction to basic clinical procedures in the ambulatory care setting. The importance of identifying, maintaining, and performing proper infection control, including medical and surgical asepsis, according to CDC regulations, is emphasized throughout this course. Students will gain the knowledge and skills necessary to perform vital signs and anthropometric measurements, complete patient medical histories, prepare exam rooms and trays, assist with exams, procedures, and treatments, and prepare and administer medications, including medication dosage calculations. Students will gain the ability to perform sterilization procedures, work within a sterile field, and perform wound and dressing care. Students will learn and demonstrate through roleplays, effective therapeutic communication techniques to educate patients about following treatment plans, and preparing for, during, and post procedures and treatments. This course provides an overview of the human body, including normal function, pathophysiology, the diagnostic measures and treatments used to treat pathology, and medical terminology and abbreviations associated with body systems and procedures.
Prerequisite Corequisite Prerequisite: HIT 106 Medical Terminology, BIO 131 Anatomy & Physiology I
Credits: 4 Hours 3 Class Hours, 2 Laboratory Hours Note For Medical Assisting students
Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
 Define and apply the principles of standard precautions, medical/surgical asepsis, and personal protective equipment, following CDC regulations.
 Perform vital sign and anthropometric measurements.
 Prepare for and assist during patient examinations and procedures.
 Perform sterilization procedures, work within a sterile field, and perform wound care/dressing changes.
 Identify medication uses, calculate doses, and administer medications via various routes.
 Educate patients about treatment plans and procedures, utilizing effective therapeutic techniques.



MDA 201  Medical Assisting Procedures II This course introduces the medical assisting student to basic microbiology, hematology, and urinalysis procedures performed in the ambulatory care setting. Students will gain the knowledge and skills needed to obtain specimens and perform CLIA waived hematology, chemistry, urinalysis, immunology, and microbiology tests. Students will learn and demonstrate proper steps for venipuncture and capillary puncture. This course will provide students with an understanding of quality control and quality assurance issues related to the medical laboratory and they will be able to perform a quality control measure. The ability to differentiate between normal and abnormal test results, and maintain results using flow sheets is covered in this course. The importance of lab safety, proper use of personal protective equipment, and following CDC, and OSHA guidelines is emphasized throughout the course.
Prerequisite Corequisite Prerequisite: MDA 115 Medical Assisting Procedures I
Prior or Concurrent: BIO 132 Anatomy & Physiology II
Credits: 4 Hours 2 Class Hours, 4 Laboratory Hours Note For Medical Assisting students
Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
 State safety precautions and demonstrate ability to perform safety measures in the laboratory.
 Define terms related to urinalysis, hematology, basic chemistry, immunology, and microbiology.
 Obtain specimens and perform CLIA waived hematology, chemistry, urinalysis, immunology, and microbiology tests.
 Perform venipuncture and capillary puncture procedures.
 Define quality control and quality assurance issues related to the medical laboratory and perform a quality control measure.
 Differentiate between normal and abnormal test results, and maintain results using flow sheets.





MDA 207  Advanced Medical Office Management This course provides the Medical Assisting student with advanced office management skills to effectively prepare them to work within the ambulatory care setting. Students will gain the knowledge and skills necessary to perform accounting, banking, billing, collections, and human resource/office management tasks. Students will gain the ability to develop professional correspondence, education, and marketing materials. This course will provide students with the skills necessary to become effective leaders and supervisors within their field. An emphasis on the development of sensitive and culturally appropriate communication skills is included throughout the course. Simulated exercises throughout the course will enhance course objectives. This course is designated as a servicelearning course. This component requires completion of a servicelearning project to benefit the campus/community and a reflection paper, geared to promote the development of leadership, marketing, and educational material development skills.
Prerequisite Corequisite Prerequisites: MDA 102 Medical Assisting Science and MDA 206 Medical Office Management
Corequisite: MDA 102 Medical Assisting Science
Credits: 4 Hours 3 Class Hours, 2 laboratory Hours Note For Medical Assisting students only
Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the students will be able to:
 Define accounting terms and perform billing and bookkeeping procedures.
 Describe and perform banking procedures.
 Describe billing and collection procedures, precautions related to payments, and information contained within the patient billing record.
 Demonstrate ability to perform human resource/office management, and supervisory tasks.
 Demonstrate ability to engage in culturally sensitive and developmentally appropriate communication.
 Develop professional correspondence, educational, and marketing materials.





MDA 211  Medical Assisting Procedures III Study of body systems and disease, cell and tissue damage, inflammation and healing, immune response, and infectious disease in relation to patient care and the human response.
Prerequisite Corequisite Prerequisites: BIO 132 Anatomy & Physiology II, MDA 115 Medical Assisting Procedures I, MDA 201 Medical Assisting Procedures II, MDA 206 Medical Office Management, for Medical Assistants and BIO 131 Anatomy & Physiology I or BIO 101 Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology, for Medical Administrative Skills Certificate, Medical Transcription, or Health Studies Students
Corequisite: MDA 211L Medical Assisting Procedures III Laboratory (for Medical Assisting Degree majors only or consent of chairperson)
Credits: 3 Hours 3 Class Hours Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
 Identify and understand terms related to the disease and disabilities studied in this course, cell and tissue damage, inflammation and healing, immune response, and infectious diseases.
 Explain the causes and classification of diseases and disability.
 Identify the pathophysiology processes involved in the following major body systems: cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive, urinary, nervous, reproductive, integumentary, and mental health.



MDA 211 L  Medical Assisting Procedures III Laboratory Practical application of advanced technical procedures in medical assisting specifically oriented to the various medical specialties. Practice of the techniques of orthopedics, cardiology, pulmonology, gastroenterology, obstetrics and gynecology, andrology, ophthalmology, otolaryngology, and diagnostic imaging. The medical assistant's role in preparation for screening, and assisting with emergencies and providing patient education is emphasized.
Prerequisite Corequisite Prerequisites: BIO 132 Anatomy & Physiology II, MDA 115 Medical Assisting Procedures I, MDA 201 Medical Assisting Procedures II, MDA 206 Medical Office Management
Corequisites: MDA 211 Medical Assisting Procedures III
Credits: 1 Hours 2 Laboratory Hours Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
 List and discuss common diseases and diagnostic tests for body systems discussed.
 Perform and assist with advanced technical procedures within a variety of specialties, while staying within scope of practice of a Medical Assistant.
 State the fundamental principles of evacuating a healthcare setting and demonstrate ability to devise and implement emergency preparedness plans, while staying within scope of practice of a Medical Assistant.
 Educate patients effectively about a variety of diseases, diagnostic tests, and procedures through verbal and written communication.
 Demonstrate proficiency with development of patient educational materials which demonstrate clear and accurate patient instruction for diseases processes, procedures, selfexams, and followup care.
 Demonstrate ability to complete accurate documentation of patient care.



MDA 245  Directed Practice Seminar (WE) This course provides the student with theoretical knowledge and skills to be successful during externship and gaining employment as a medical assistant.
Prerequisite Corequisite Corequisites: MDA 246 Clinical Practicum I, MDA 247 Clinical Practicum II, or with authorization from the Chairperson
Credits: 1 Hours 1 Class Hour Note For Senior Medical Assisting students
Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
 Explain the essentials of an externship and list the responsibilities of the student during externship.
 Demonstrate essential skills in seeking employment in the medical assisting field.
 Complete the certification process to become a Certified Medical Assistant through the American Association of Medical Assistants.
 Identify strategies for becoming involved in the medical assisting professional community.



MDA 246  Clinical Practicum I This course provides the medical assisting student with supervised practical experience in a variety of healthcare facilities, such as general and specialty physician offices, medical centers, and other ambulatory care facilities. Students will complete 2 rotations throughout the 15 week semester.
Prerequisite Corequisite Prerequisites: HST 210 Pharmacology, MDA 201 Medical Assisting Procedures II, MDA 206 Medical Office Management, MDA 207 Advanced Medical Office Management
Corequisites: MDA 211 Medical Assisting Procedures III and MDA 211L Medical Assisting Procedures III Laboratory
Credits: 4 Hours 8 Clinical Hours Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
 Perform clinical/administrative procedures expected of a medical assistant, while staying within scope of practice of a Medical Assistant.
 Demonstrate ability to respond to emergency situations by performing appropriate first aid skills, while staying within scope of practice of a Medical Assistant.
 Complete and document externship hours as required by accreditation and department standards.
 Demonstrate professional behavior expected of the medical assistant during externship, including ability to follow policies and procedure of the healthcare facility, course, department, and college.



MDA 247  Clinical Practicum II This course provides the medical assisting student with supervised practical experience in a variety of healthcare facilities, such as general and specialty physician offices, medical centers, and other ambulatory care facilities. Students will complete 2 rotations throughout the 15 week semester.
Prerequisite Corequisite Prerequisites: HST 210 Pharmacology, MDA 201 Medical Assisting Procedures II, MDA 206 Medical Office Management, MDA 207 Advanced Medical Office Management
Corequisite: MDA 211 Medical Assisting Procedures III and MDA 211L Medical Assisting Procedures III Laboratory
Credits: 4 Hours 8 Clinical Hours Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
 Perform clinical/administrative procedures expected of a medical assistant, while staying within scope of practice of a Medical Assistant.
 Demonstrate ability to respond to emergency situations by performing first aid skills, while staying within scope of practice of a Medical Assistant.
 Complete and document externship hours as required by accreditation and department standards.
 Demonstrate professional behavior expected of the medical assistant during externship, including ability to follow policies and procedures of the healthcare facility, course, department, and college.

































MET 238  Mechanical Design Application of the principles of strength of materials to the design of machine elements. Design and analysis of shafts, gears, bearings, weldments, and mechanical assemblies.
Prerequisite Corequisite Prerequisites: MET 235 Strength of Materials and MAT 160 Applied Calculus I
Corequisites: MET 280 L Capstone Project
Credits: 3 Hours 2 Class Hours, 3 Laboratory Hours Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
 Understand the nature of combined stress, and be capable of recognizing combined stress in elements of structures and machines.
 Design a range of machine elements (shafts, gears, bearings, etc.) based upon strength and functional requirements.
 Consider machining, assembly, and other manufacturing requirements in the design process.
 Have experience in the design of mechanical assemblies.
 Integrate fluid mechanical, and thermodynamic principles into the analysis and design of machines.



MET 243  Fluid Mechanics The study of fluid statics and dynamics. Topics include fluid forces, flow measurement, the steady flow energy equation, viscosity, laminar and turbulent flow, frictional losses, pipeline systems, introduction to turbomachinery, drag and lift.
Prerequisite Corequisite Prerequisite: MET 134 Statics, CIV 124 Mechanics (Statics)
Credits: 3 Hours 2 Class Hours, 3 Laboratory Hours Course Profile Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
 Apply the principles of equilibrium to fluid systems.
 Design series piping systems for conditions of steady flow.
 Select an appropriate pump for fluidhandling systems.
 Have had experience testing pumps, fans, and piping systems as part of a team.
 Prepare laboratory reports to the level of standard professional conventions.





MET 254W  Materials Science for Technologists Course includes overview of engineering materials with emphasis on nonmetallic materials. Atomic bonding, crystalline and noncrystalline materials, including ceramics, polymers, and composites. Phase equilibrium, microstructures, strengthening and toughening mechanisms. Course reviews current mechanical engineering applications of these materials.
Credits: 2 Hours 1 Class Hours, 3 Laboratory Hours Course Profile Objectives of the Course:
To provide an understanding of "the generic phenomena and behavioral characteristics of materials" by studying the relationship between the internal structure, and the properties and performance of engineering materials.
Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
 Understand the compositionstructureprocessingproperties relationship of metals, polymers, ceramics, and composites.
 Know the structural makeup of individual atoms and be able to predict the predominant bond type.
 Define the atomic arrangement of crystalline material and understand the importance of crystal imperfections.
 Have the ability to interpret isomorphous, eutectic, and eutectoid phase diagrams.
 Understand the statistical nature of brittle failure in ceramics.
 Describe the structural response of polymers and FRP's to applied stresses.
 Have produced clear, concise, and accurate lab reports.
 Have completed a research paper on a materials topic and have delivered an oral report.


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