ACCOUNTING-PARA PROFESSIONAL Level-One Certificate Program

In document GALVESTON COLLEGE CATALOG (Page 125-128)

This certificate program in Accounting is designed to prepare a student for an entry-level accounting position, such as accounts receivable clerk, accounts payable clerk, or other accounting positions. An emphasis is placed on computerized applications of all phases of accounting work. These courses are the first year of the Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree in Accounting.

Transfer Policy:

Course work from another program will be evaluated on an individual basis by the Program Coordinator. A grade of “C” or better is required on all transferred prerequisite, general education and program specific courses. Transfer students from another program will be admitted on a space-available basis.

Transfer students must:

1. Complete admission requirements to Galveston College as well as the Program admission criteria;

2. Currently hold a cumulative GPA of 2.5 on transfer course work;

3. Submit course syllabi for review, if requested by program coordinator; and 4. Agree to a complete a disclosure of information form.

ONE YEAR PROGRAM

First Semester Second Semester

ACNT 1303 Introduction to Accounting ITP 3 ACNT 1382 Cooperative Education* 3 ACNT 1331 Fed Income Tax: Individual 3 ACNT 1411 Intro to Computerized Accounting 4 ACNT 1329 Payroll and Business Tax Acct 3 BMGT 1303 Principles of Management 3 BUSI 1301 Business Principles 3 HRPO 2307 Organizational Behavior 3 COSC 1301 Microcomputer App or

ITSC 1309 Integrated Software App I 3

15 13

TOTAL SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS IN PROGRAM: 28

* Identifies CAPSTONE course (TP) - Identifies Tech Prep courses

Underline - Identifies courses to meet academic, general education requirements for AAS Degree; 15 credit hours

BIOTECHNOLOGY

Associate of Applied Science Degree

The Biotechnology Associate of Applied Science degree is a two-year, five semester program to prepare the graduate to function as an entry-level research technician.

Program Outcomes:

1. Apply critical thinking and technical laboratory skills necessary to perform in a biotechnology laboratory;

2. Apply effective communication, positive interpersonal skills and exhibit professional behavior and ethical standards in the work environment; and,

3. Follow policies, safety techniques and procedures when working in regulated laboratory environment.

Admission Criteria:

For entrance to the Biotechnology Program at Galveston College, the applicant should contact the Program Coordinator at (409) 772-3797.

Applicants must:

1. Complete the requirements for admission to the College. Admission to the College does not guarantee admission to the Biotechnology program.

• Requirements for the College include:

a. TSI scores for TSI-eligible students or placement scores for TSI-exempt students which permit enrollment in college level courses. Official TSI scores must appear on a transcript to be sent directly to Galveston College from the test company on an official test score report form.

2. Initiate the Program Checklist in the Admissions Office.

3. Continue the Program Checklist Process and Complete Program Degree Plan in the Counseling Office.

• Degree Plan must show evidence of:

a. Achieve a grade of “CRC” or better in Math 0304 Intermediate Algebra or a passing placement test score within five years of acceptance into the Program

b. Achieve a grade of “C” or better in BIOL 1406 Biology for Science Majors

c. Achieve a grade of “C” or better in high school Chemistry or CHEM 1405 Introductory Chemistry I or equivalent.

d. Achieve a grade of “C” or better in ENGL 1301, Composition I.

e. An overall GPA of 2.5. It is highly recommended that the general education courses be completed prior to enrollment in the Program. A grade of “C” or better is required in the general education courses. Math and Science courses must be completed within five years of acceptance into the Program.

4. Submit Program Application to the Program Coordinator.

• Program Applications are accepted until July 15th each year to be considered for the next academic semester. Applications that are submitted after the deadline will be reviewed at the discretion of the Selection Committee. Due to limited

enrollment, we cannot accept every applicant. Applicants not admitted to the program must re-apply each year. Successful applicants will be notified by mail of acceptance to the program.

• Complete the following prior to enrollment:

a. Complete the Hepatitis B immunization series including titer or show proof of illness. To be eligible to apply to the Program, student must show proof that the immunization process has been started. The process needs to be completed by the start of the program. (This process takes seven months to complete).

b. Complete Varicella immunization (Chicken pox) or show proof of illness by the start of the program.

c. Complete a background check through the College at students cost upon acceptance to the Program.

d. Complete a clear drug screening test at students cost as directed by the Program.

e. Potential students may need to complete interview or meet with the Program coordinator upon request.

f. Attend Mandatory Orientation.

Curriculum

Students must complete a two-year program of study to receive an Associate of Applied Science degree with an emphasis in Biotechnology. Enrolled students will be required to achieve a “C” or better in all prerequisites, general education and program courses in the Biotechnology curriculum in order to progress in the program. All Biotechnology and science courses must be completed in sequence and within a period of five years.

PREREQUISITE COURSES+

BIOL 1406 Biology for Science Majors I 4 CHEM 1405 Introductory Chemistry I 4

ENGL 1301 Composition I 3

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FIRST YEAR

First Semester Second Semester

BIOL 1407 Biology for Science Majors II 4 BITC 1402 Biotech Lab Methods and Tech 4 BITC 1311 Intro to Biotechnology 3 COSC 1301 Microcomputer Applications 3 MATH 1314 College Algebra2 3 CHEM 1411 General Chemistry I 4 ENGL 1302 Composition II 3 BITC 1291 Special Topics- (Biological Tech) 2

13 13

Summer I

BIOL 2421 Microbiology for Sci Majors 4

BITC 2286 Internship 2

6

SECOND YEAR

First Semester Second Semester

BITC 2441 Molecular Biology Tech 4 BITC 1391 Special Topics-Adv Biotech 3

BITC 2411 Biotech Lab Instrumentation 4 BITC 2387 Internship * 3

SPCH 1318 Interpersonal Communication 3 Humanities Elective4 3 PSYC 2301 General Psychology 3 ENGL 2311 Technical Business Writing 3

14 12

TOTAL SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS IN PROGRAM: 69

+MATH 0304 Intermediate Algebra is a requirement to be met for admission to the program by placement or course completion according to Galveston College requirements.

2MATH 1314 or a higher college-level mathematics course

4Select one course from ENGL 2322, ENGL 2323, ENGL 2327, ENGL 2328, ENGL 2332, ENGL 2333, ENGL 2342, ENGL 2343,

HUMA 1301, HUMA 1302, PHIL 1301, PHIL 1316, PHIL 2303, PHIL 2306, PHIL 2307, PHIL 2321, SPAN 2311, SPAN 2312, FREN 2311, FREN 2312, GERM 2311 or GERM 2312

*Identifies CAPSTONE course

Underline - Identifies courses to meet academic, general education requirements for AAS Degree; 15 credit hours

In document GALVESTON COLLEGE CATALOG (Page 125-128)

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