2015-2016 Catalog 
    
    Oct 14, 2019  
2015-2016 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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Updates


Curriculum Updates


The following curriculum changes were approved for the 2015-16 academic year (unless otherwise noted). For an all-inclusive summary of approved curriculum changes, see the Committee Proceedings webpage. For specific course packages by prefix, see the Catalogs and Schedules webpage.


Modified Courses


 Modified Programs

  • Baking and Pastry Certificate (CULBC)  changed its Total Certificate Credits from 30 credits to 26 credits. CUL 215  was retired and its curriculum content was absorbed into the CUL 216  course.
  • Culinary and Hospitality Management Certificate (CHSMC)  changed its Total Certificate Credits from 50 credits to 46 credits. CUL 215  was retired and its curriculum content was absorbed into the CUL 216  course.
  • Culinary and Hospitality Management, AAS (CHSMD)  changed its Total Degree Credits from 65 credits to 61 credits. CUL 215  was retired and its curriculum content was absorbed into the CUL 216  course.
  • Cybersecurity and Network Support Certificate (CSNSC)  used to be the Systems Support and Security Certificate (SYSSC). The title was changed to accommodate the name change and the outcomes of two key courses, i.e., CIS 156  and CIS 253  in the program.
  • Cybersecurity and Network Support, AAS (CSNSD)  used to be the Network Support and Information Security, AAS (NSISD). The title has been changed to accommodate the name changes and the outcomes of two key courses, i.e., CIS 156  and CIS 253  in the program.
  • Dental Assisting Certificate (DAECC)  had a change regarding the radiography and dental materials courses. These courses were taught in both the dental hygiene program and the dental assisting program. The competencies in each course were similar. As such, the courses within the programs were combined. There is now only one dental materials course and only one dental radiography course. All dental programs students will take these courses together. This change prevents students that complete both programs from having to repeat material.
  • Dental Hygiene, AAS (DAED)  had two changes that were supported by the Dental Programs advisory committee. The first change was the separation of dental hygiene lecture and clinic courses. The second change was associated with the radiography and dental materials courses. These courses were taught in both the dental hygiene program and the dental assisting program. The competencies in each course were similar. As such, the courses within the programs were combined. There is now only one dental materials course and only one dental radiography course. All dental programs students will take these courses together. This change prevents students that complete both programs from having to repeat material.
  • Medical Assisting, AAS (MASSD)  changed its Total Degree Credits from 64-66 to 61-63 credits. BIO 100 , BIO 201 , and BIO 202  were removed from the program. HES 129  and MEA 205  fulfill the biology component of the program. NUT 203  was added to better prepare the medical assistant for patient care.
  • Medical Assisting Insurance Coding Certificate (INSC)  removed the CIS 131  course and added MEA 205  course. Students obtain the technology component throughout the program while using the coding software programs included within billing and coding courses.
  • Medical Assisting Phlebotomy Certificate (MAPHC)  removed CIS 131  from the program. HES 128  and MEA 205  were added into the program. The Total Certificate Credits increased from 19 credits to 22 credits.
  • Nursing - Accelerated Nursing for Paramedics, AAS (ANPD)  requires MAT 121  or higher-level math course; however, the recommended math is either MAT 142  or MAT 151  for those students who plan on earning a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN). Beginning fall 2016, the required math will be MAT 142  or MAT 151  in order to be considered for admittance into the Nursing program.
  • Nursing - LPN to RN Track, AAS (PNRND)  requires MAT 121  or higher-level math course; however, the recommended math is either MAT 142  or MAT 151  for those students who plan on earning a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN). Beginning fall 2016, the required math will be MAT 142  or MAT 151  in order to be considered for admittance into the RN Nursing program.
  • Nursing - Registered Nursing (RN), AAS (ADN)  requires MAT 121  or higher-level math course; however, the recommended math is either MAT 142  or MAT 151  for those students who plan on earning a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN). Beginning fall 2016, the required math will be MAT 142  or MAT 151  in order to be considered for admittance into the RN Nursing program.
  • Practical Nursing - PN Step-out Certificate (PNSOC)  requires MAT 121  or higher-level math course; however, the recommended math is either MAT 142  or MAT 151  for those students who plan on earning a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN). Beginning fall 2016, the required math will be MAT 142  or MAT 151  in order to be considered for admittance into the RN Nursing program.
  • Physical Therapist Assistant, AAS (PTAD)  has added MAT 101  as a prerequisite option regarding admission eligibility to the program.
  • Radiologic Technology, AAS (RADTD)  has changed its Total Degree Credits from 84 credits to 80-84 credits since BIO 100  is only needed for students who have not already successfully completed BIO 201 , BIO 202 , or BIO 205 .

New Courses


New Programs


Retired Courses

Effective Immediately
  • AJS 140 - Introduction to Corrections
  • EDU 278 - Preparing Paraprofessionals for Praxis Assessment
  • EDU 288 - Preparing for the Arizona Educator Assessments: Professional Knowledge Test
  • ELA 029 - ELA Orientation
  • ELA 030 - ELA Beginners
  • ELA 031 - ELA Reading and Writing 1
  • ELA 032 - ELA Listening and Speaking 1
  • ELA 033 - ELA Reading and Writing 2
  • ELA 034 - ELA Listening and Speaking 2
  • ELA 035 - ELA Reading and Writing 3
  • ELA 036 - ELA Listening and Speaking 3
  • ELA 037 - ELA Reading and Writing 4
  • ELA 038 - ELA Listening and Speaking 4
  • ELA 039 - ELA Reading and Writing 5
  • ELA 040 - ELA Citizenship Preparation
  • HES 107 - Introduction to Health Care Occupations
  • NAP 117 - Medication Assistant Course
  • NUR 136 - LPN Intravenous Administration
  • NUR 140 - Cardiovascular Drug Update
  • NUR 141 - Neurological Drug Update
  • NUR 142 - Respiratory and GI Drug Update
  • NUR 143 - Chemotherapy Administration
  • NUR 245 - Graduate Nursing Review Course
  • STU 101 - Introduction to College Success
Effective August 2016

Retired Programs

  • Business - Supervisor Certificate (SPVRC)
  • Chemical Dependency Studies, AAS (CHDSD)
  • Medical Assisting General Certificate (MASSC)