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					    Career Programs
         •   Associate in Applied Science Degrees
         •   Associate in Science Degrees
         •   Applied Technology Diploma
         •   Certificates
         •   A.S. Degrees Transition to Bachelor Degree Programs



Associate in Applied Science and                                                   must complete a minimum of 30 college-level credits in your area of
                                                                                   specialization and 15-18 college-level credits in general education. In
Associate in Science Degree Programs                                               addition to the information on each A.A.S. and A.S. Degree program in
You may be interested in earning an Associate in Applied Science                   this catalog, detailed information regarding each program is provided
Degree or an Associate in Science Degree at Valencia Community                     on program information sheets available in career program advisors’
College. Valencia offers numerous programs for students who are                    offices, academic departments, Career Development Services,
interested in preparing for a career that requires study beyond the high           Student Services and online at valenciacc.edu.
school level but does not require a bachelor’s degree. These programs
range from business administration programs to health sciences
programs such as dental hygiene and registered nursing.
                                                                                   Applied Technology Diploma Program
                                                                                   The Applied Technology Diploma (A.T.D.) program prepares students
When you decide to follow an Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.)                 for immediate entry into a career in the workforce. A.T.D. programs
Degree or an Associate in Science (A.S.) Degree program, you are not               require prescribed technical courses and a minimum of 11 college
necessarily preparing yourself for transfer to a state university. Earning         credits. For students who meet degree-seeking requirements, college
one of these degrees should prepare you for a successful and rewarding             credits earned in an Applied Technology Diploma program are
career. If later you decide to attend a university, you may be required to         applicable toward a related Associate in Applied Science Degree or
do additional work at the freshman or sophomore level.                             Associate in Science Degree. The EMT Applied Technology Diploma is
                                                                                   the only A.T.D. offered at Valencia and the courses can be applied
In the A.A.S. Degree or A.S. Degree program you choose, you will take              toward the Emergency Medical Services Technology Associate in
courses in two basic areas. One area will be specialized courses. For              Science Degree. Applied Technology Diploma students will receive a
instance, if you are going to study digital media technology, you will be          diploma upon completion of the diploma program.
taking specialized courses in digital media, film, and theatre.

The second major area of courses you will take will be general                     Technical Certificate Programs
education. General education courses are designed to help you become
a well-rounded individual capable of thinking, valuing, communicating,             The Technical Certificate programs prepare students for immediate
and acting as a mature, educated and enlightened citizen. It is the                entry into a career in the workforce. Technical Certificate programs
College's belief that courses in general education, such as English                require prescribed technical courses, and may require general
composition and humanities, will enhance your overall employment                   education courses, for a minimum of 12 college credits. For students who
potential since they will broaden your knowledge.                                  meet degree-seeking requirements, college credits earned in
                                                                                   a Technical Certificate program are applicable towards a related
The A.A.S. Degree and A.S. Degree programs are described on the                    Associate in Applied Science or an Associate in Science degree;
following pages. You can obtain additional information about these                 for example, the courses in the Human Resources Management
programs in Career Development Services and by contacting the Career               Technical Certificate can be applied towards the Business
Program Advisors, Program Directors and Academic Deans who are                     Administration Associate in Applied Science degree. Students
assigned to the program.                                                           who complete the course work prescribed for a Technical Certificate
                                                                                   automatically will receive the certificate. Also, students may request a
Due to the availability of staff, specialized equipment and labs, and              Technical Certificate from the academic department.
program costs, some A.A.S. Degree and A.S. Degree programs are
restricted to one campus. When this is the case, a note is made on the
program description page. For some programs, some of the
                                                                                   Career Certificate Programs
specialized courses may be offered at more than one campus and the                 The Career Certificate programs prepare students for careers directly in
general education courses in the programs may be taken on any campus.              the workforce. The programs require prescribed technical credit
The Associate in Applied Science Degree and the Associate in Science               courses and basic skills proficiency achieved through college-
Degree require a minimum of 60 college credits. Each Associate in                  preparatory courses. Students will receive a certificate upon
Applied Science and Associate in Science Degree program consists of a              completion of the Career Certificate program. The only Career
core group of courses known as the area of specialization. To earn an              Certificate programs offered at Valencia are those offered through the
Associate in Applied Science or an Associate in Science Degree, you                Criminal Justice Institute.

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Advanced Technical Certificate Programs                                              Acceptance of A.S. Degrees in Bachelor of Applied Science
                                                                                    (B.A.S.) Degree Programs
The Advanced Technical Certificate, an extension of a specific A.S.
degree program, consists of at least nine (9) but less than 45 credits of           Some state universities have recently begun to offer the Bachelor of
college-level course work. Students who have already received an A.S.               Applied Science Degree (B.A.S.) which is designed to build on the
degree and are seeking a specialized program of study to supplement                 Associate in Science Degree (A.S.). This provides students the
their associate degree may seek an Advanced Technical Certificate.                  opportunity to gain additional skills and knowledge beyond the
Students will receive a certificate upon completion of the program.                 technical and workforce skills developed in the A.S. Degree.

                                                                                    The Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.S.) at the University of Central
Limited Access Programs                                                             Florida (UCF) serves all Associate in Science (A.S.) graduates who
                                                                                    desire a bachelor’s degree for career or personal advancement. The
Limited access status occurs when student demand exceeds available                  program builds upon the technical or professional skills acquired in the
resources such as faculty, instructional facilities, equipment, etc.                A.S. degree to develop competencies in management and
Admission to Valencia does not guarantee acceptance to a limited                    communication, with emphasis on developing skills in critical thinking,
access degree or certificate in which the number of students who may                problem solving, and decision making. The curriculum consists of core
enroll is limited. Limited access programs have specific admission                  courses in ethics, management and communication and a concentration
requirements. Career Programs with limited access status have it so                 chosen by the student. This degree program has flexibility, allowing
indicated with the program information in this catalog section.
                                                                                    students to complete any needed remaining general education or
                                                                                    foreign language courses at Valencia or at UCF. For more information,
Credits from Orange County Tech Centers and                                         see the DirectConnect to UCF entry in this catalog and/or visit
                                                                                    regionalcampuses.ucf.edu.
Technical Center of Osceola
To promote career education programs, Valencia may award college
credit for programs completed in Orange Technical Education
                                                                                    Associate in Applied Science and
Centers and the Technical Center of Osceola. Information about                      Associate in Science Degrees
eligible programs at tech centers and the award of credit is included in
                                                                                    Including Articulated A.S. to B.A./B.S. Career Paths
this catalog in the descriptions of eligible programs and on the
Valencia Web site at valenciacc.edu/asdegrees/tec.cfm.
                                                                                    Accounting Technology (A.S. Degree)

A.S. Degrees Transition to Bachelor                                                 Baking and Pastry Management (A.S. Degree)
Degree Programs
                                                                                    Building Construction Technology (A.S. Degree)
Statewide Agreements for A.S. to Bachelor’s
Degrees with Public Universities                                                    Business Administration (A.A.S. Degree)
                                                                                    • Finance Specialization
Certain A.S. Degrees transition to bachelor degree programs in Florida’s            • Human Resources Management Specialization
public university system. These degrees, called Articulated A.S. to                 • Management Specialization
B.A./B.S. Career Path Degrees, are designed for students who seek                   • Marketing Specialization
immediate employment in the specified field and who decide to                       • Property and Casualty Insurance Management Specialization
continue to a Florida public university as a junior to complete a                   • Real Estate Management Specialization
bachelor’s degree in the specified field. The Articulated A.S. to B.A./B.S.         • Small Business Management Specialization
Career Path Degrees are included in the program pages in this catalog
section, and additional information may be found at                                 Business Administration (Articulated A.S. to B.A./B.S. Career Path)
valenciacc.edu/asdegrees/tec.cfm.
                                                                                    Cardiovascular Technology (A.S. Degree)

Agreements for A.S. to Bachelor’s Degrees with Public and                           Civil /Surveying Engineering Technology (A.S. Degree)
Private Four-Year Institutions
Many articulation agreements between Valencia and specific programs                 Computer Engineering Technology (Networking) (A.S. Degree)
at various public and private four-year institutions                                • Cisco Specialization
provide students opportunities to continue their educational pursuits               • Microsoft Specialization
to a bachelor’s degree. For further information, visit
valenciacc.edu/asdegrees/tec.cfm.                                                   Computer Information Technology (A.S. Degree)

                                                                                    Computer Programming and Analysis (A.S. Degree)

                                                                                    Criminal Justice Technology (A.A.S. Degree)


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Criminal Justice Technology (Articulated A.S. to B.S. Career Path)         Radiography (A.S. Degree)

Culinary Management (A.S. Degree)                                          Respiratory Care (A.S. Degree)

Dental Hygiene (A.S. Degree)                                               Restaurant and Food Service Management (A.S. Degree)

Diagnostic Medical Sonography (A.S. Degree)                                Veterinary Technology (A.S. Degree)
                                                                           Offered through Cooperative Agreement with St. Petersburg College
Digital Media for Video and Motion Graphics (A.S. Degree)

Drafting and Design Technology (A.S. Degree)                               Applied Technology Diploma and
                                                                           Certificate Programs
Electronics Engineering Technology (A.S. Degree)
• Electronics Specialization                                               Accounting Applications (Technical Certificate)
• Laser and Photonics Specialization
• Robotics and Simulation Specialization                                   Accounting Operations (Technical Certificate)
• Telecommunication and Wireless Specialization
                                                                           Accounting Specialist (Technical Certificate)
Emergency Medical Services Technology (A.S. Degree)
                                                                           Baking and Pastry Arts (Technical Certificate)
Entertainment Design and Technology (A.S. Degree)
• Live Show Production Specialization                                      Basic Electronics Technician (Technical Certificate)
• Production Design Specialization
                                                                           Building Construction Specialist (Technical Certificate)
Film Production Technology (A.S. Degree)
• Cinematography Specialization                                            Business Management (Technical Certificate)
• Post-Production Specialization
                                                                           Business Operations (Technical Certificate)
Graphics Technology (A.S. Degree)
• Graphic Design Specialization                                            Business Specialist (Technical Certificate)
• Interactive Design Specialization
                                                                           Cisco Network Associate (CCNA) (Technical Certificate)
Hospitality and Tourism Management (A.A.S. Degree)
                                                                           Computed Tomography (Advanced Technical Certificate)
Hospitality and Tourism Management (Articulated A.S. to B.S.
Career Path)                                                               Computer Information Technology Analyst (Technical Certificate)
                                                                           • IT Security Specialization
Industrial Management Technology (A.S. Degree)                             • IT Support Specialization

Landscape and Horticulture Technology (A.S. Degree)                        Computer Information Technology Specialist
• Horticulture Specialization                                              (Technical Certificate)
• Landscape Specialization
                                                                           Computer Programming (Technical Certificate)
Medical Information Coder/Biller Administration (A.S. Degree)              • Computer Programming Specialization
                                                                           • Game Programming Specialization
Medical Office Administration (A.S. Degree)                                  • Web Development Specialization

Music and Sound Technology (A.S. Degree)                                   Computer Programming Specialist (Technical Certificate)
• Music Performance and Sound Specialization                               • Computer Programming Specialization
• Sound Technology                                                         • Web Development Specialization

Nursing, R.N. (Articulated A.S. to B.S. Career Path)                       Criminal Justice Institute (Career Certificates)
• Online R.N. Advanced Standing Track                                      • Correctional Officer
                                                                           • Law Enforcement Officer
Office Administration (A.S. Degree)                                          • Crossover: Corrections to Law Enforcement
                                                                           • Auxiliary Law Enforcement Officer
Paralegal Studies (Articulated A.S. to B.S. Career Path)
• Litigation Specialization                                                Culinary Arts (Technical Certificate)
• Transactional Specialization
                                                                           Customer Service Management (Technical Certificate)

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Customer Service Operations (Technical Certificate)                        Laser and Photonics Technician (Technical Certificate)

Customer Service Specialist (Technical Certificate)                        Magnetic Resonance Imaging (Advanced Technical Certificate)

Digital Media Development (Technical Certificate)                          Medical Information Coder/Biller (Technical Certificate)

Digital Media Production (Technical Certificate)                           Medical Office Specialist (Technical Certificate)

Digital Media Video Production (Technical Certificate)                     Medical Office Support (Technical Certificate)

Digital Media Web Production (Technical Certificate)                       Microcomputer Repairer/Installer (Technical Certificate)

Digital Video Editing and Post-Production (Technical Certificate)          Microsoft Systems Administrator (MCSA) (Technical Certificate)

Digital Video Fundamentals (Technical Certificate)                         Microsoft Systems Engineer (MCSE) (Technical Certificate)

Drafting (Technical Certificate)                                           Music and Sound Production - Audio Visual Production
• Architectural Drafting Specialization                                    (Technical Certificate)
• Mechanical Drafting Specialization
• Surveying Drafting Specialization                                        Office Management (Technical Certificate)

Drafting - AutoCAD (Technical Certificate)                                 Office Specialist (Technical Certificate)

Emergency Medical Technology (EMT) (Applied Technology                     Office Support (Technical Certificate)
Diploma)
                                                                           Paramedic Technology (Technical Certificate)
Entertainment - Stage Technology (Technical Certificate)
                                                                           Polysomnography Technology (Advanced Technical Certificate)
Film - Motion Picture Post-Production (Advanced Technical
Certificate)                                                               Property and Casualty Insurance Management (Technical
                                                                           Certificate)
Graphic Design Production (Technical Certificate)
                                                                           Real Estate Specialist (Technical Certificate)
Graphic Design Support (Technical Certificate)
                                                                           Robotics and Simulation Technician (Technical Certificate)
Graphics - Interactive Design Production (Technical Certificate)
                                                                           Wireless and IP Communication Technician (Technical Certificate)
Graphics - Interactive Design Support (Technical Certificate)
                                                                           It is unlikely that a change in a program requirement will be made
Hospitality - Event Planning Management (Technical Certificate)            during the academic year; however, if any change should be made after
                                                                           the printing of this catalog, revised program requirements will be
Hospitality - Food and Beverage Management (Technical Certificate)         available in the online official catalog, academic departments, and
                                                                           career programs advisors’ offices.
Hospitality - Guest Services Specialist (Technical Certificate)
                                                                           Each program will include reading, writing, oral communication
Hospitality - Rooms Division Management (Technical Certificate)            and fundamental mathematical skills within specific courses of the
                                                                           program. Students will be required to meet a specified level of
Human Resources Management (Technical Certificate)                         competence in reading and writing prior to enrolling in Freshman
                                                                           Composition I. A number of courses within programs provide
Human Resources Operations (Technical Certificate)                         opportunities for students to acquire basic competencies in the use of
                                                                           computers. Computer courses and computer laboratories are available
Human Resources Specialist (Technical Certificate)                         to all students to acquire basic computer competencies.

Landscape and Horticulture Professional (Technical Certificate)

Landscape and Horticulture Specialist (Technical Certificate)

Landscape and Horticulture Technician (Technical Certificate)
• Horticulture Specialization
• Landscape Specialization

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Graduation Requirements for the                                               IMPORTANT NOTES:

Associate in Applied Science and                                              1. Valencia graduates students at the end of each each Fall, Spring, and
Associate in Science Degrees                                                     Summer Full Term and holds an annual commencement ceremony
                                                                                 at the end of Spring term.
Responsibility for meeting the requirements for graduation with an
Associate in Applied Science or an Associate in Science Degree                2. Your governing catalog is the Valencia Community College
rests with the student. To be awarded an A.A.S. or A.S. Degree from              Catalog in effect at the time of your initial enrollment in credit
Valencia Community College a student must do the following:                      courses at Valencia. A Valencia Catalog is valid for five academic
                                                                                 years. You may follow the policies and graduation requirements in
1. Complete a prescribed course of study in one of the career                    your governing catalog for the five academic years except when
   programs described on the following pages.                                    changed by law or by the District Board of Trustees. You may
                                                                                 officially declare any subsequent catalog as your governing catalog
   Each program includes a minimum of 15 credits of general education
                                                                                 and follow its requirements for your initial degree or certificate
   course work.
                                                                                 program until that catalog expires; however, if you change your
                                                                                 degree or certificate program, you are required to choose from the
   A maximum of twelve credits in college-level English as a Second
                                                                                 current degree and certificate program offerings and follow the
   Language for Academic Purposes (EAP) and a maximum of four
                                                                                 graduation requirements of the current catalog. If your governing
   credits in SLS 2940 Service Learning may be applied toward an
   A.A.S. or an A. S. Degree.                                                    catalog has expired, your new governing catalog will be the catalog
                                                                                 in effect in your next term of enrollment.
   A maximum of four credits in internship courses may be applied
   toward an A.A.S or an A.S. Degree; if a degree program requires more           The official version of this catalog is the online version at
   than four internship credits, the additional credits may be applied            valenciacc.edu/catalog.
   toward the degree.
                                                                                  Should the District Board of Trustees approve changes in program
2. Satisfy entry testing requirements and complete with a minimum                 requirements to be effective within the academic year, the revised
   grade of C all required Mandatory Courses in reading, mathematics,             requirements will be available in the online catalog, in academic
   English and English for Academic Purposes.                                     departments and career program advisors’ offices. Students
                                                                                  affected by the change in requirements should contact the
3. Complete successfully the course SLS 1122 Student Success as                   appropriate career program advisor, program director or academic
   described in the “Requirements for Completing Mandatory                        dean.
   Courses” entry in this catalog if your entry test scores place
   you in college-preparatory courses in reading, mathematics,                3. You may earn any number of Associate in Applied Science and/or
   and English. This requirement also applies if you choose to                   Associate in Science Degrees. (In addition, you may earn one
   begin your course work with entry-level, college-preparatory                  Associate in Arts Degree at Valencia; however, if you have earned an
   courses in reading, mathematics, and English rather than                      Associate in Arts or Bachelor’s Degree from an institution
   complete entry testing.                                                       that has regional accreditation in the United States, you are not
                                                                                 eligible to be awarded an Associate in Arts Degree from Valencia.)
4. Earn a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.0 in:
   • all earned credit hours at Valencia (Institutional GPA)                      If you want to earn more than one degree at Valencia, you may
   • all earned credit hours (Overall GPA)
                                                                                  complete the first degree and then pursue another degree or you
   • all earned credit hours that apply toward the degree (Program
                                                                                  may pursue two degrees at the same time. Whenever possible, a
     GPA)
                                                                                  course will be applied to more than one degree.
5. Submit official transcripts of all college course work, including
   course work attempted following initial enrollment at Valencia.                If your official records indicate that you are seeking admission to a
                                                                                  limited access program, this program will be designated as your
6. Complete, at Valencia, at least 25% of the college-level credits               primary major and the Associate in Arts Degree will be designated
   required for the degree, excluding acceleration mechanisms and                 as your secondary major in order to maximize your educational
   credit by examination.                                                         opportunities.

7. Obtain a degree audit through your Atlas account and review it             4. You will not receive grade forgiveness for any course that counts
   for readiness to submit your application for graduation.                      toward your degree and is repeated after you have been awarded
                                                                                 the degree from Valencia.
8. Submit an application for graduation online through Atlas by
   the deadline date listed in the Academic Calendar in the online
   official catalog. You must have at least the minimum number of
   college-level credits for your degree, including all courses for which
   you are registered, in order to submit a graduation application.

9. Fulfill all financial obligations to Valencia.

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General Education Program Requirements for                                            Humanities
                                                                                      HUM 1020          Introduction to Humanities (3 cr)
the Associate in Applied Science and Associate                                        HUM 2220          Humanities, Greek and Roman (3 cr) or
in Science Degrees                                                                    HUM 2220H         Humanities, Greek and Roman - Honors (3 cr)
                                                                                      HUM 2223          Humanities, Late Roman and Medieval (3 cr) or
The general education program at Valencia is designed to contribute to
                                                                                      HUM 2223H         Humanities, Late Roman and Medieval - Honors (3 cr)
the student’s educational growth by providing a basic liberal arts
                                                                                      HUM 2232          Humanities, Renaissance and Baroque (3 cr) or
education. A student who completes the general education program
should have achieved the following outcomes:                                          HUM 2232H         Humanities, Renaissance and Baroque - Honors (3 cr)
                                                                                      HUM 2234          Humanities-Enlightenment and Romanticism (3 cr) or
Cultural and Historical Understanding: Demonstrate understanding of the               HUM 2234H         Humanities-Enlightenment and Romanticism -
diverse traditions of the world, and an individual’s place in it                                        Honors (3 cr)
                                                                                      HUM 2250          Humanities in the Twentieth Century (3 cr) or
Quantitative and Scientific Reasoning: Use processes, procedures, data, or             HUM 2250H         Humanities in the Twentieth Century - Honors (3 cr)
evidence to solve problems and make effective decisions                                HUM 2310          Mythology (3 cr) or
                                                                                      HUM 2310H         Mythology - Honors (3 cr)
Communication Skills: Engage in effective interpersonal, oral, and written             HUM 2410          Asian Humanities (3 cr)
communication                                                                         HUM 2403          Middle Eastern Humanities (3 cr)
                                                                                      HUM 2454          African-American Humanities (3 cr)
Ethical Responsibility: Demonstrate awareness of personal responsibility              HUM 2461          Latin American Humanities (3 cr)
in one’s civic, social, and academic life
                                                                                      Literature
Information Literacy: Locate, evaluate, and effectively use information                AML 2011          American Literature: Colonial Period to
from diverse sources                                                                                    Civil War (3 cr)
                                                                                      AML 2021          American Literature: Civil War to Present (3 cr) or
Critical Thinking: Effectively analyze, evaluate, synthesize, and apply
                                                                                      AML 2021H         American Literature: Civil War to Present -
information and ideas from diverse sources and disciplines
                                                                                                        Honors (3 cr)
                                                                                      ENL 2012          English Literature: 1300 to 1800 (3 cr)
AREA 1. COMMUNICATIONS                                              3 Credits
                                                                                      ENL 2022          English Literature: 1800 to Present (3 cr)
ENC 1101     Freshman Composition I (3 cr) or
                                                                                      LIT 2090          Contemporary Literature (3 cr) or
ENC 1101H    Freshman Composition I - Honors (3 cr)
                                                                                      LIT 2090H         Contemporary Literature - Honors (3 cr)
                                                                                      LIT 2110          World Literature: Beginnings through
AREA 2. HUMANITIES                                                  3 Credits
                                                                                                        Renaissance (3 cr)
Any course listed below:
                                                                                      LIT 2120          World Literature: Enlightenment to Present (3 cr) or
Architecture                                                                          LIT 2120H         World Literature: Enlightenment to Present -
ARC 1701           History of Architecture I (3 cr)                                                     Honors (3 cr)
ARC 2702           History of Architecture II (3 cr)                                  LIT 2174          Mulitmedia Literature and the Holocaust (3cr)
                                                                                      LIT 2174H         Mulitmedia Literature and the Holocaust-Honors (3 cr)
English
                                                                                      Music
ENC 1102           Freshman Composition II (3 cr) or
                                                                                      MUL 1010          Music Appreciation (3 cr)
ENC 1102H          Freshman Composition II - Honors (3 cr)
                                                                                      MUL 1017          History and Appreciation of Jazz and Rock (3 cr)
                                                                                      MUL 1110          Music Literature (3 cr)
Film
                                                                                      MUT 1121          Musicianship I (4 cr)
ENG 2100           Introduction to Film (3 cr)

                                                                                      Philosophy
Fine Arts
                                                                                      PHI 2010          Philosophy (3 cr)
ARH 1000           The Visual Arts Today (3 cr)
                                                                                      PHI 2600          Ethics and Critical Thinking (3 cr)
ARH 2050           Introduction to Art History I (3 cr)
ARH 2051           Introduction to Art History II (3 cr)
                                                                                      Political Science
ARH 2051H          Introduction to Art History II - Honors (3 cr)
                                                                                      INR 2002          International Politics (3 cr) or
                                                                                      INR 2002H         International Politics - Honors (3 cr)
Foreign Language
Any Foreign Language course (except Selected Topics) in French,
                                                                                      Religion
German, Spanish, Portuguese, or American Sign Language.
                                                                                      REL 2000          Understanding Religious Traditions (3 cr)

                                                                                      Theatre
                                                                                      THE 1020          Introduction to Theatre (3 cr)
                                                                                      THE 1100          Introduction to Theatre History( 3 cr)
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AREA 3. SCIENCE OR MATHEMATICS                                3 Credits                      Accounting Technology
Any course designated as a science or a mathematics general education                        Associate in Science Degree
course may satisfy this requirement. Designated courses include
college-level courses under the department headings of astronomy,                            This program is designed for students who seek immediate
biology, chemistry, geology, mathematics (MAT 1033 Intermediate                              employment in the field of accounting and for those presently
Algebra or higher), meteorology, oceanography, physical science and                          employed in accounting careers and desiring advancement.
physics. A minimum grade of C is required in any mathematics course
applied toward this Area 3 of General Education.                                             Graduates of specific programs at Orange County Tech Centers and
                                                                                             TECO may be eligible for the award of credit in specific courses in this
Either of the courses HSC 2550 Pathophysiology or HUN 2202 Essentials                        program. For information and requirements, visit the Valencia Web site
of Nutrition with Diet Therapy may be used to satisfy this Area 3                            at valenciacc.edu/asdegrees/tec.cfm to view the articulation agreement.
requirement; however, MTB 1103 Business Mathematics, MTB 1329C                               Eligible students should contact the related academic department
Mathematics for Electronics, MTB 2321 Technical Mathematics,                                 and/or career program advisor at Valencia for the award of credit.
Internship, and Selected Topics courses cannot satisfy this requirement.
                                                                                             Several Florida public and private universities recently have begun to
Some A.A.S and A.S. Degree programs have specific science and/or                             provide opportunities for A.S. degree graduates to pursue a bachelor’s
mathematics requirements; review the specific program for further                            degree. Information about such opportunities, including those at the
information.                                                                                 University of Central Florida, is found in the Introduction to this catalog
                                                                                             section. Students who want to continue their education should contact
AREA 4. SOCIAL SCIENCE                                          3 Credits
                                                                                             their university of choice.
Any course designated as a social or behavioral science general
education course (except Selected Topics) may satisfy this                                   Students are strongly encouraged to consult a career program advisor
requirement. Designated courses include courses under the discipline                         in the department office for assistance in determining the best
headings of anthropology, economics, geography, history, political                           education plan for their career goals.
science, psychology, social science, and sociology. Internship courses
will not satisfy this requirement.                                                           Although scheduling may not always provide for the following
                                                                                             progression of courses, students should use the foundation,
Some A.A.S. and A.S. Degree programs have specific social                                    intermediate and advanced course sequence as a guide in program
science requirements; review the specific program for further                                planning.
information.
                                                                                             All degree-seeking students must satisfy entry testing requirements
AREA 5. GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE                                             3 Credits     and satisfactorily complete all Mandatory Courses in reading, student
This elective may be satisfied with any course work                                          success, mathematics, English, and English for Academic Purposes in
identified in Areas 1-4 above or from the following list:                                    which the student is placed.

CGS 2091                Social, Legal, and Ethical Issues in Information                     FOUNDATION COURSES
                                                                                                 Course         Title                                      Credits
                        Technology
                                                                                                APA 1111        Basic Accounting                        3
CRW 2001                Creative Writing and Advanced
                                                                                                GEB 1011        Introduction to Business                3
                        Composition (3 cr)                                                   +* ENC 1101        Freshman Composition I                 3
CRW 2400                Introduction to Scriptwriting (3 cr)                                    CGS 2100        Computer Fundamentals and Applications 3
ENC 1210                Technical Communication (3 cr)                                          OST 1141        1
                                                                                                                  Computer Keyboarding                  1
ENC 2302                Advanced Creative Writing - Literary Magazine (3 cr)                    SPC 1608        Fundamentals of Speech                 3
                                                                                                INP 1301        Psychology in Business and Industry
Any Speech course with an ORI or SPC subject prefix (except Selected                                              or
Topics). The General Education Elective course may be designated                                 PSY 1012       General Psychology                     3
within the degree program; review the specific program for further                               OST 1335       Business Communications                 3
information.                                                                                                    Total Credits                          22

Total A.A.S./A.S. Degree General Education Core                                  15          INTERMEDIATE COURSES
                                                                                                 Course         Title                                      Credits
                                                                                             * ACG 2021         Principles of Financial Accounting           3
                                                                                             * ACG 2071         Principles of Managerial Accounting          3
                                                                                             * ACG 2450         Computer Accounting I                        3
                                                                                                 ECO 2013       Principles of Economics - Macro              3
                                                                                                 Humanities     (See A.S. Gen Ed Requirement)                3
                                                                                                 Science or
                                                                                             + * Mathematics    (See A.S. Gen Ed Requirement)                 3
                                                                                                                Total Credits                                18

Specialized courses may not be offered every session or on every campus.
+     This course must be completed with a grade of C or better.
*     This course has a prerequisite; check description in Valencia catalog.

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ADVANCED COURSES                                                                           To graduate from UCF’s B.A.S. program, students will also have to fulfill
     Course             Title                                                  Credits     the state’s foreign language requirement which is as follows: Two years
     ACG 2100           Intermediate Accounting I                                3         of the same high school foreign language or two semesters of the same
*    ACG 2110           Intermediate Accounting II                               3         college-level foreign language.
*    TAX 2000           Federal Income Tax                                       3
*    ACG 2360           Cost Accounting                                          3
*    ACG 2460           Computer Accounting II - Spreadsheets                    3         Accounting Applications
                        4
                          Accounting Technology Electives                        9         Technical Certificate
                        Total Credits                                           24
                        Total Degree Credtis                                    64         The purpose of this program is to prepare students for entry-level
                                                                                           accounting employment or to provide supplemental training for persons
ACCOUNTING TECHNOLOGY ELECTIVES                                                            previously or currently employed. The content prepares individuals in
     Course             Title                                                  Credits     the principles, procedures, and theories of organizing and maintaining
     APA 2934           Selected Topics in Accounting                           1-3        financial records and preparing financial reports.
*    APA 2942           Internship in Accounting                                1-3
*    BUL 2241           Business Law I                                           3         FOUNDATION COURSES
     FIN 2000           Principles of Finance                                    3             Course        Title                                       Credits
*    BUL 2242           Business Law II                                          3             APA 1111      Basic Accounting                              3
     ECO 2023           Principles of Economics - Micro                          3             GEB 1011      Introduction to Business                      3
     FIN 2010           Personal Investments                                     3             MTB 1103      Business Mathematics                          3
     FIN 2100           Personal Finance                                         3                           Total Credits                                 9
     GEB 1350           Introduction to International Business                   3
     SBM 1000           Small Business Management                                3         INTERMEDIATE COURSES
*    MAN 2021           Principles of Management                                 3             Course        Title                                       Credits
*    MAR 2011           Principles of Marketing                                  3         * ACG 2021        Principles of Financial Accounting            3
     MTB 1103           Business Math                                            3         * ACG 2450        Computer Accounting I                         3
+*   MAC 2233           Calculus for Business and Social Science                 3           OST 1335        Business Communications                       3
     OST 2854           Microsoft Office (Applications Package)                  3                           Total Credits                                 9
+*   STA 2023           Statistical Methods                                      3
     SLS 1303           Job Search                                               1         ADVANCED COURSES
*    SLS 2940           Service Learning                                        1-4            Course        Title                                       Credits
                                                                                           * ACG 2071        Principles of Managerial Accounting            3
NOTES:                                                                                     * ACG 2460        Computer Accounting II - Spreadsheets          3
1
  Students may take Computer Keyboarding through credit-by-                                                  Accounting Applications Electives              3
  examination.                                                                                               Total Credits                                 9
2
  Students who want to pursue articulation agreements wtih four-year                                         Total Certificate Credits                      27
  state schools must choose PSY 1012 General Psychology and MAC
  1102, 1104 or 1105 College Algebra as the science or math elective                       ACCOUNTING APPLICATIONS ELECTIVES
3
  ECO 2023 may be substituted for ECO 2013                                                     Course        Title                                       Credits
4
  Students who want to pursue articulation agreements with four-year                       * APA 2942        Internship in Accounting                     1-3
  state schools must choose ECO 2023, Principles of Economics-Micro;                         FIN 2010        Personal Investments                          3
  MAC 2233 Calculus for Business and Social Science and STA 2023                             FIN 2100        Personal Finance                              3
  Statistical Methods as electives.                                                          OST 1141        1
                                                                                                               Computer Keyboarding                        1
                                                                                             OST 2854        Microsoft Office (Applications Package)       3
All specialized program courses are offered on the East Campus; some                         CGS 2100        Computer Fundamentals and Applications        3
specialized courses are offered at other locations.                                          SLS 1303        Job Search                                    1

General Education courses are in bold print in the course listing.                         NOTES:
                                                                                           1
                                                                                            Students may take Computer Keyboarding through credit-by-
This A.S. degree is transferable to UCF’s regional campuses offering the                    examination.
B.A.S. degree. Check with UCF regional offices for their local campus
offerings. The degree may also be transferable to B.A.S. programs                          All specialized certificate courses are offered on the East Campus; some
offered by USF and DBCC. Check with USF and DBCC for acceptance of                         specialized courses are offered at other locations.
this degree.

Students will be required to take 36 credit hours of General Education
courses to earn a Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A. S) degree from UCF.



Specialized courses may not be offered every session or on every campus.
+     This course must be completed with a grade of C or better.
*     This course has a prerequisite; check description in Valencia catalog.

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Accounting Operations                                                                      FOUNDATION COURSES
                                                                                               Course        Title                                      Credits
Technical Certificate
                                                                                             APA 1111        Basic Accounting                             3
The purpose of this program is to prepare students for entry-level                         * ACG 2021        Principles of Financial Accounting           3
                                                                                                             Total Credits                                6
positions in accounting and business or to provide supplemental
training for persons previously or currently employed. The content
                                                                                           INTERMEDIATE COURSES
introduces individuals to the process of data entry into an accounting                         Course        Title                                      Credits
information system and includes the preparation, presentation, and                           GEB 1011        Introduction to Business                      3
analysis of business reports.                                                              * ACG 2460        Computer Accounting II - Spreadsheets         3
                                                                                                             Total Credits                                6
FOUNDATION COURSES                                                                                           Total Certificate Credits                     12
    Course              Title                                                  Credits
  APA 1111              Basic Accounting                                         3         NOTE:
* ACG 2021              Principles of Financial Accounting                       3         All certificate courses are offered on the East Campus; some courses
                        Total Credits                                            6         are offered at other locations.

INTERMEDIATE COURSES
    Course              Title                                                  Credits     Baking and Pastry Management
  GEB 1011              Introduction to Business                                 3
* ACG 2460              Computer Accounting II - Spreadsheets                    3
                                                                                           (Hospitality and Tourism Institute)
                                                                                           Associate in Science Degree
                        Total Credits                                            6
                                                                                           This program provides students with an exciting opportunity to
ADVANCED COURSES                                                                           develop baking and pastry arts skills mastered in state-of-the-art
    Course              Title                                                  Credits     production kitchens. Students will learn confectionary artistry in
* ACG 2071              Principles of Managerial Accounting                       3        creating breads, cakes, pastries, and chocolates, yielding visual
                        Accounting Operations Elective(s)                         3        masterpieces. The program is designed for students planning to
                        Total Credits                                            6         become a Pastry Chef and for culinarians, bakers, and others in the
                        Total Certificate Credits                                 18        culinary industry who want to enhance their baking and pastry skills.

ACCOUNTING OPERATIONS ELECTIVES                                                            Program expenses are given in the Financial section of this catalog.
    Course              Title                                                  Credits
* ACG 2450              Computer Accounting I                                    3         Several Florida public universities recently have begun to provide
* APA 2942              Internship in Accounting                                1-3        opportunities for A.S. degree graduates to pursue a bachelor’s
  CGS 2100              Computer Fundamentals and Applications                   3         degree. Information about such opportunities, including those at
  FIN 2010              Personal Investments                                     3         the University of Central Florida, is found in the Introduction to this
  FIN 2100              Personal Finance                                         3         catalog section. Students who want to continue their education should
  OST 1141              1
                          Computer Keyboarding                                   1         contact their university of choice.
  OST 2854              Microsoft Office (Applications Package)                  3
                                                                                           Students are strongly encouraged to consult a career program
NOTES:                                                                                     advisor in the department office for assistance in determining the best
1
  Students may take Computer Keyboarding through credit-by-                                education plan for their career goals.
  examination.
                                                                                           Although scheduling may not always provide for the following
All certificate courses are offered on the East Campus; some courses are                   progression of courses, students should use the foundation,
offered at other locations.                                                                intermediate and advanced course sequence as a guide in program
                                                                                           planning.

Accounting Specialist                                                                      All degree-seeking students must satisfy entry testing requirements and
Technical Certificate                                                                       satisfactorily complete all Mandatory Courses in reading, student
                                                                                           success, mathematics, English, and English for Academic Purposes in
The purpose of this program is to prepare students for entry-level                         which the student is placed.
positions in accounting and business or to provide supplemental
training for persons previously or currently employed. The content                         FOUNDATION COURSES
                                                                                               Course        Title                                      Credits
introduces individuals to the preparation, presentation, and analysis of
                                                                                           +* ENC 1101       Freshman Composition I                       3
business reports.
                                                                                              SPC 1608       Fundamentals of Speech                       3
                                                                                              OST 1746       Food Service Computer Applications           2
                                                                                              FOS 2201       Food Service Sanitation Management           3
                                                                                              FSS 1050       Baking Ingredients and Technology            3
                                                                                              FSS 2500       Food and Beverage Cost Control               3
Specialized courses may not be offered every session or on every campus.                   * FSS 1051        Hearth Breads                                3
+     This course must be completed with a grade of C or better.                                             Total Credits                               20
*     This course has a prerequisite; check description in Valencia catalog.

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INTERMEDIATE COURSES                                                                       Baking and Pastry Arts
      Course            Title                                                  Credits
* FSS 1052        Specialty Breads                                               3         (Hospitality and Tourism Institute)
  FSS 2284        Catering and Banquet Management                                3         Technical Certificate
  INP 1301        Psychology in Business and Industry
                     or                                                                    This program provides students with an exciting opportunity to
      ^PSY 1012   General Psychology                                             3         develop baking and pastry arts skills mastered in state-of-the-art
      FSS 2251    Food and Beverage Management                                   3         production kitchens. Students will learn confectionary artistry in
*     FSS 2054    Cookies, Tarts, and Friandises                                 3         creating breads, cakes, and pastries, yielding visual masterpieces. The
*     FSS 2056    Pastry Techniques                                              3         program is designed for students planning to become a Pastry Cook and
*     FSS 2055    Contemporary Cakes and Desserts                                3         for culinarians, bakers, and others in the culinary industry who want to
      Science       or                                                                     enhance their baking and pastry skills.
+*    Mathematics (See A.S. Gen Ed Requirement)                                  3
                  Total Credits                                                 24         Program expenses are given in the Financial section of this catalog.

ADVANCED COURSES                                                                               Course        Title                                      Credits
      Course            Title                                                  Credits         FOS 2201      Food Service Sanitation Management           3
*     FSS 2061          Basic and Classical Cakes and Pastries       3                         FSS 2500      Food and Beverage Cost Control               3
*     FSS 2059          Chocolates and Confections                   4                         FSS 2251      Food and Beverage Management                 3
*     FSS 2057          Individual and Production Pastries           3                         FSS 1050      Baking Ingredients and Technology            3
*     FSS 2060          Restaurant and Production Desserts           4                     *   FSS 1051      Hearth Breads                                3
*     FSS 2058          Confectionary Art and Principles of Design 3                       *   FSS 1052      Specialty Breads                             3
*     FSS 2950C         1
                          Culinary Competition                 1-2 variable                    FSS 2284      Catering and Banquet Management              3
*     FSS 2943          1
                          Internship in Baking and Pastry      1-3 variable                *   FSS 2054      Cookies, Tarts, and Friandises               3
                        Total Credits                               20                     *   FSS 2056      Pastry Techniques                            3
                        Total Degree Credits                        64                     *   FSS 2055      Contemporary Cakes and Desserts              3
                                                                                           *   FSS 2057      Individual and Production Pastries           3
NOTES:                                                                                     *   FSS 2943      Internship in Baking and Pastry
All specialized program courses are offered on the West Campus; some                                         Management                                    2
specialized courses are offered at other locations.                                                          Total Certificate Credits                     35

1
    Students must earn three- credits in either a combination of FSS 2943                  NOTE:
    Internship in Baking and Pastry and FSS 2950C Culinary Competition or                  All certificate courses are offered on the West Campus; some courses
    three-credits in FSS 2943 Internship in Baking and Pastry.                             are offered at other locations.

General Education courses are in bold print in the course listing.
                                                                                           Building Construction Technology
                                                                                           Associate in Science Degree
This A.S. degree is transferable to UCF’s regional campuses offering the
B.A.S. degree. Check with UCF regional offices for their local campus                      The program has been planned to provide theoretical and classroom
offerings. The degree may also be transferable to B.A.S. programs                          experience which closely parallels on-the-job activities. The Building
offered by USF and DBCC. Check with USF and DBCC for acceptance of                         Construction program is designed to train competent technicians
this degree.                                                                               capable of working with architects, engineers, contractors, building
                                                                                           officials and others. The program will accommodate architectural
Students will be required to take 36 credit hours of General Education                     drafting, construction estimators, schedulers, and supervisors, as
courses to earn a Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A. S) degree from UCF.                    well as persons just entering the field of construction.

To graduate from UCF’s B.A.S. program, students will also have to fulfill                  Graduates of specific programs at Orange County Tech Centers and
the state’s foreign language requirement which is as follows: Two years                    TECO may be eligible for the award of credit in specific courses in this
of the same high school foreign language or two semesters of the same                      program. For information and requirements, visit the Valencia Web site
college-level foreign language.                                                            at valenciacc.edu/asdegrees/tec.cfm to view the articulation agreement.
                                                                                           Eligible students should contact the related academic department
^If you are planning on enrolling in UCf’s Bachelor of Applied Science                     and/or career program advisor at Valencia for the award of credit.
 (B.A.S.) program, it is recommended that you take PSY 1012 General
 Psychology.                                                                               Several Florida public universities recently have begun to provide
                                                                                           opportunities for A.S. degree graduates to pursue a bachelor’s degree.
                                                                                           Information about such opportunities, including those at the University
                                                                                           of Central Florida, is found in the Introduction to this catalog section.
                                                                                           Students who want to continue their education should contact their
                                                                                           university of choice.
Specialized courses may not be offered every session or on every campus.
+     This course must be completed with a grade of C or better.
*     This course has a prerequisite; check description in Valencia catalog.
                                                                                                                                                               continued
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Students are strongly encouraged to consult a career program advisor in                    BUILDING CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY ELECTIVES
the department office for assistance in determining the best education
                                                                                           The Elective requirement may be satisfied with any course in the Course
plan for their career goals.
                                                                                           Descriptions section of the Valencia Catalog with the subject prefix of
Although scheduling may not always provide for the following                               ARC, BCN, BCT, ETC, ETD, ETM, SUR or TAR.
progression of courses, students should use the foundation,
intermediate and advanced course sequence as a guide in program                            NOTES:
planning.                                                                                  Specialized program courses are offered on the West Campus.

All degree-seeking students must satisfy entry testing requirements and                    General Education courses are in bold print in the course listing.
satisfactorily complete all Mandatory Courses in reading, student
success, mathematics, English, and English for Academic Purposes in                        This A.S. degree is transferable to UCF’s regional campuses offering the
which the student is placed.                                                               B.A.S. degree. Check with UCF regional offices for their local campus
                                                                                           offerings. The degree may also be transferable to B.A.S. programs
FOUNDATION COURSES                                                                         offered by USF and DBCC. Check with USF and DBCC for acceptance of
    Course              Title                                                  Credits     this degree.
    ETD 1031C           Introduction to Construction/
                        Drafting Technology                                       2        Students will be required to take 36 credit hours of General Education
   ETD 1100C            Engineering Drawing                                       3        courses to earn a Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A. S) degree from UCF.
   ETD 1320             Introduction to CADD                                      3
* TAR 1120C             Architectural Drawing I                                  4         To graduate from UCF’s B.A.S. program, students will also have to fulfill
   MTB 2321             Technical Mathematics                                    4         the state’s foreign language requirement which is as follows: Two years
+* ENC 1101             Freshman Composition I                                    3        of the same high school foreign language or two semesters of the same
                        Total Credits                                            19        college-level foreign language.

INTERMEDIATE COURSES
    Course              Title                                                  Credits     Building Construction Specialist
    ETC 1251            Engineering Materials and Processes                                Technical Certificate
                          or
    ARC 2461            Materials and Methods of                                           This certificate is designed to prepare individuals for entry-level
                        Construction                                             4         positions working with architects, engineers, contractors, and
* BCN 2405              Statics and Strength of Materials                        4         building officials. It provides a working knowledge of estimating,
  BCN 2563              Building Service Systems                                 3         scheduling, and interpreting commercial and residential blueprints.
* ETD 1340              Advanced CADD                                            3         It also provides the foundation for individuals pursuing a career in
  BCT 1705              Contracts, Codes, Specifications                                   building inspection and quality control.
                        and Office Practices                                     3
* SUR 1101C             Basic Surveying and Measurements                                       Course        Title                                       Credits
                        (Surveying I)                                            4             MTB 2321      Technical Mathematics                         4
    Science or                                                                  +*             ETC 1251      Engineering Materials and Processes
    Mathematics (See A.S. Gen Ed Requirement)                                    3                             or
                Total Credits                                                   24           ARC 2461        Materials and Methods of Construction         4
                                                                                           * BCT 2770        Building Construction Estimating              4
ADVANCED COURSES                                                                             BCN 1721        Construction Planning and Control             4
    Course              Title                                                  Credits                       Building Construction Elective(s)              2
* TAR 2033C       Architectural Design                                           3                           Total Certificate Credits                      18
* BCT 2770        Building Construction Estimating                               4
  BCN 1721        Construction Planning and Control                              4         BUILDING CONSTRUCTION ELECTIVES
                  Architectural/Building Construction                                          Course        Title                                       Credits
                  Technology Elective                                            1           BCN 1272        Construction Blueprint Reading                3
    Humanities (See A.S. Gen Ed Requirement)                                     3           BCN 2563        Building Service Systems                      3
    Social Science(See A.S. Gen Ed Requirement)                                  3         * BCN 2941        Internship Exploration in Construction
    Gen Ed                                                                                                      or
                                                                                           * BCN 2942        Internship in Architectural/Building
    Elective      (See A.S. Gen Ed Requirement)                                  3
                                                                                                             Construction                                 1-4
                  Total Credits                                                 21
                                                                                               BCT 1705      Contracts, Codes, Specifications,
                  Total Degree Credits                                          64                           and Office Practices                          3
                                                                                               SUR 1101C     Basic Surveying and Measurements
                                                                                                             (Surveying I)                                 4

                                                                                           NOTE:
Specialized courses may not be offered every session or on every campus.                   All certificate courses are offered on the West Campus.
+     This course must be completed with a grade of C or better.
*     This course has a prerequisite; check description in Valencia catalog.

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Business Administration with Specializations in:                                           INTERMEDIATE COURSES
                                                                                               Course      Title                                   Credits
       Finance                                                                                 CGS 2100    Computer Fundamentals and Applications    3
       Human Resources Management                                                              INP 1301    Psychology in Business and Industry
       Management                                                                                             or
       Marketing                                                                              PSY 1012     General Psychology                        3
       Property and Casualty Insurance Management                                             OST 1335     Business Communications                   3
       Real Estate Management                                                              * ACG 2021      Principles of Financial Accounting        3
       Small Business Management                                                           * MAN 2021      Principles of Management                  3
                                                                                              OST 2831     Microsoft Windows (Operating System)      1
                                                                                              Humanities   (See A.S. Gen Ed Requirement)             3
Associate in Applied Science Degree
                                                                                              Science or
This program is designed for students who seek immediate employment                        +* Mathematics (See A.S. Gen Ed Requirement)              3
in the field of business administration and provides training for both                                    Total Credits                              22
first-time job seekers and experienced employees who wish to advance
in their careers. This program will help students develop managerial                       Finance Specialization
know-how and become valuable assets to any company. Instruction in                             Course      Title                                   Credits

this program provides a balanced curriculum of general education and                           ECO 1000    Basic Economics
business-related subjects.                                                                                      or
                                                                                               ECO 2013    Principles of Economics – Macro
Students who have earned a Florida Real Estate License or their Florida                                         or
2-20 Property and Casualty Insurance License or passed certain AICPCU                          ECO 2023    Principles of Economics – Micro           3
                                                                                               FIN 2000    Principles of Finance                     3
exams, may be eligible to receive college credit for courses in this
                                                                                               FIN 2010    Personal Investments                      3
program. For information and requirements, visit the Valencia Web Site
                                                                                               FIN 2100    Personal Finance                          3
at valenciacc.edu/asdegrees/tec.cfm to view the Alternative Award of
                                                                                               SLS 1303    Job Search                                1
Credit Agreement and complete a request form. To have the credit
                                                                                               CGS 2510    Spreadsheet Applications for Business     3
awarded, students should bring the required documentation to the
                                                                                                           Internships and/or Business Electives     7
Dean’s academic department for verification and approval.
                                                                                                           Elective(s)                               3
Students are strongly encouraged to consult a career program                                               Total Credits                            26
advisor in the department office for assistance in determining the best                                    Total Degree Credits                     64
education plan for their career goals.
                                                                                           Human Resources Management Specialization
Students wishing to transfer any credits from this program to another                          Course      Title                                   Credits
institution must accept responsibility for securing approval from the                          MAN 2300    Introduction to Human Resources
transfer institution.                                                                                      Management                                 3
                                                                                           * MNA 2329      Case Studies in Human Resources
Although scheduling may not always provide for the following                                               Management                                 3
progression of courses, students should use the foundation,                                * MNA 2320      Human Resources Recruitment,
intermediate and specialization course sequence as a guide in program                                      Selection, and Staffing                    3
planning.                                                                                  * MNA 2325      Compensation and Benefits Systems          3
                                                                                           * MNA 2403      Human Resources Management Law
All degree-seeking students must satisfy entry testing requirements and                                    and Employee Relations                     3
                                                                                               SLS 1303    Job Search                                 1
satisfactorily complete all Mandatory Courses in reading,
                                                                                                           Internship(s) and/or Business Elective(s) 7
student success, mathematics, English, and English for Academic
                                                                                                           Elective(s)                                3
Purposes in which the student is placed.
                                                                                                           Total Credits                             26
                                                                                                           Total Degree Credits                      64
FOUNDATION COURSES
    Course              Title                                                  Credits
+* ENC 1101             Freshman Composition I                                    3        Most Human Resources Management Specialization courses are offered
   SPC 1608             Fundamentals of Speech                                    3        only on the East Campus.
   GEB 1011             Introduction to Business                                  3
   OST 1141             1
                          Computer Keyboarding                                    1
   MTB 1103             Business Mathematics                                      3
* BUL 2241              Business Law I                                            3
                        Total Credits                                            16



Specialized courses may not be offered every session or on every campus.
+     This course must be completed with a grade of C or better.
*     This course has a prerequisite; check description in Valencia catalog.                                                                              continued

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Management Specialization                                                                  All Property and Casualty Insurance Management Specialization
    Course              Title                                                  Credits     courses are offered on the East Campus; some courses are offered at
    ECO 1000            Basic Economics                                                    other locations.
                        or
    ECO 2013            Principles of Economics-Macro                                      Real Estate Management Specialization
                        or                                                                     Course         Title                                      Credits
  ECO 2023              Principles of Economics-Micro                            3           REE 1000         Real Estate Principles and Practices          3
* MAR 2011              Principles of Marketing                                  3           REE 1400         Florida Real Estate Law                       3
* BUL 2242              Business Law II                                          3         * MKA 2021         Principles of Selling                         3
* ACG 2071              Principles of Managerial Accounting                      3           SLS 1303         Job Search                                    1
  CGS 2510              Spreadsheet Applications for Business                    3                            Internship(s) and/or Business Electives      13
  SLS 1303              Job Search                                               1                            Elective(s)                                   3
                        Internship(s) and/or Business Electives                  7                            Total Credits                                26
                        Elective(s)                                              3                            Total Degree Credits                         64
                        Total Credits                                           26
                        Total Degree Credits                                    64         Small Business Management Specialization
                                                                                               Course         Title                                      Credits
Marketing Specialization                                                                     SBM 1000         Small Business Management                     3
    Course              Title                                                  Credits     * MAR 2011         Principles of Marketing                       3
*   MAR 2011            Principles of Marketing                                  3           SLS 1303         Job Search                                    1
*   MKA 2021            Principles of Selling                                    3           CGS 2510         Spreadsheet Applications for Business         3
*   MKA 2511            Advertising                                              3                            Internship(s) and/or Business Electives      13
*   BUL 2242            Business Law II                                          3                            Elective(s)                                   3
    SLS 1303            Job Search                                               1                            Total Credits                                26
    CGS 2510            Spreadsheet Applications for Business                    3                            Total Degree Credits                         64
                        Internship(s) and/or Business Electives                  7
                        Elective(s)                                              3         BUSINESS ELECTIVES
                        Total Credits                                           26         These courses may be used for Advanced Business Elective credit if not
                        Total Degree Credits                                    64         being used as a Degree requirement.

Property and Casualty Insurance Management Specialization                                  Business electives must be selected from courses with subject
This specialization will provide students with the necessary course work                   prefixes of: ACG, APA, BUL, CGS, CIS, COP, CTS, FIN, GEB, INP, MAN,
that can lead to profitable and rewarding careers in the insurance                         MAR, MKA, MNA, MTB, OST, REE, SBM, TAX, SLS 1303, SLS 1122, SLS 2940,
industry – life, health, property and casualty. Emphasis is placed on job                  and SPC 1608.
preparation for affiliation with insurance agencies and home office
operations.                                                                                NOTES:
                                                                                           Student may take Computer Keyboarding through credit-by-
                                                                                           1


For individuals already employed, courses are made available for career                    examination.
advancement opportunities. These include Chartered Life Underwriters
(CLU), Accredited Advisor in Insurance (AAI), and Insurance Institute of                   General Education courses are in bold print in the course listing.
America (IIA). Courses leading to licensing requirements for property
and casualty general agents, customer representatives, and adjusters
also are available.
                                                                                           Business Administration
                                                                                           Associate in Science Degree
    Course              Title                                                  Credits     (Articulated A.S. to B.A./B.S. Career Path)
  RMI 1521              Principles of Insurance (INS-21)                         3
* RMI 1522              Personal Insurance (INS-22)                              3         This program is designed for students who seek immediate employment
* RMI 1523              Commercial Insurance (INS-23)                            3         in the field of business administration and/or who decide to utilize this
* RMI 1612              Principles of Casualty Insurance                                   Articulated A.S. to B.A./B.S. Career Path to transfer to any Florida public
                        and Surety Bonding                                       3         university as a junior to complete a four-year bachelor’s degree in
* RMI 1613              Principles of Property Insurance                         3         General Business Administration.
* RMI 2524              Essentials of Risk
                        Management (ARM 54)                                      3         This program will help students develop managerial know-how and
                        Internship(s) and/or Business Electives                  5         become valuable assets to any company. Instruction in this program
                        Elective(s)                                              3         provides a balanced curriculum of general education and business-
                        Total Credits                                           26         related subjects.
                        Total Degree Credits                                    64
                                                                                           Several Florida public and private universities recently have begun
                                                                                           to provide opportunities, in addition to the specific Articulated A.S.
                                                                                           to B.A./B.S. transfer option, for A.S. degree graduates to pursue a
Specialized courses may not be offered every session or on every campus.                   bachelor’s degree. Information on some of these transfer options,
+     This course must be completed with a grade of C or better.                           including those at the University of Central Florida, may be found
*     This course has a prerequisite; check description in Valencia catalog.

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in the Introduction to this catalog section and at                                       General Education courses are in bold print in the course listing.
valenciacc.edu/asdegrees/tec.cfm. Students who want to
continue their education should contact their university of choice.                      This A.S. degree is transferable to UCF’s regional campuses offering the
                                                                                         B.A.S. degree. Check with UCF regional offices for their local campus
Students are strongly encouraged to consult a career program advisor in                  offerings. The degree may also be transferable to B.A.S. programs
the department office for assistance in determining the best education                   offered by USF and DBCC. Check with USF and DBCC for acceptance of
plan for their career goals.                                                             this degree.

Although scheduling may not always provide for the following                             Students will be required to take 36 credit hours of General Education
progression of courses, students should use the foundation, intermediate                 courses to earn a Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A. S) degree from UCF.
and advanced course sequence as a guide in program planning.
                                                                                         To graduate from UCF’s B.A.S. program, students will also have to fulfill
All degree-seeking students must satisfy entry testing requirements and                  the state’s foreign language requirement which is as follows: Two years
satisfactorily complete all Mandatory Courses in reading, student                        of the same high school foreign language or two semesters of the same
success, mathematics, English, and English for Academic Purposes in                      college-level foreign language.
which the student is placed.

FOUNDATION COURSES
                                                                                         Business Management
     Course            Title                                                 Credits     Technical Certificate
+* ENC 1101            Freshman Composition I                                   3
                                                                                         This program is designed for students seeking specialized training
   GEB 1011            Introduction to Business                                 3
                                                                                         to prepare for employment or to enhance their skills in the fields
   CGS 2100            Computer Fundamentals and Applications                   3
                                                                                         of Business Management, Finance, Marketing, Small Business
+* MAC 1105            College Algebra                                          3
                                                                                         Management, and Retail.
   SPC 1608            Fundamentals of Speech                                   3
                       Elective(s)                                              3        FOUNDATION COURSES
                       Total Credits                                           18            Course        Title                                       Credits
                                                                                             GEB 1011      Introduction to Business                  3
INTERMEDIATE COURSES                                                                         CGS 2100      1
                                                                                                             Computer Fundamentals and Applications
     Course            Title                                                 Credits                           or
*    BUL 2241          Business Law I                                          3             OST 2854      Microsoft Office                          3
+*   MAN 2021          Principles of Management                                3             MTB 1103      2
                                                                                                             Business Mathematics
+*   ENC 1102          Freshman Composition II                                 3                               or
+    ECO 2013          Principles of Economics - Macro                         3             APA 1111      Basic Accounting
+*   ACG 2021          Principles of Financial Accounting                      3                               or
+*   Humanities        HUM Prefix (Gordon Rule Writing)                         3         * ACG 2021        Principles of Financial Accounting        3
     Science or                                                                                            Foundation Business Elective              3
     Humanities        (See A.A. Gen Ed Requirement)                           3                           Total Credits                            12
     Elective(s)       1
                        (See recommended electives)                            7
                       Total Credits                                          28         INTERMEDIATE COURSES
                                                                                             Course        Title                                       Credits

ADVANCED COURSES                                                                         * BUL 2241        Business Law I                                3
     Course            Title                                                 Credits                       Intermediate Business Elective                3
+* MAC 2233            Calculus for Business and Social Science 3                                          Total Credits                                 6
   Science or
   Humanities          (See A.A. Gen Ed Requirement)                           3         ADVANCED COURSES
                                                                                             Course        Title                                       Credits
+* STA 2023            Statistical Methods                                     3
                                                                                             INP 1301      Psychology in Business and Industry
+* MAR 2011            Principles of Marketing                                 3
                                                                                                              or
+* ACG 2071            Principles of Managerial Accounting                     3
                                                                                             PSY 1012      General Psychology                            3
+ ECO 2023             Principles of Economics - Micro                         3
                                                                                                           Advanced Business Elective(s)                 3
                       Total Credits                                          18
                                                                                                           Total Credits                                 6
                       Total Degree Credits                                   64                           Total Certificate Credits                     24

NOTES:                                                                                   FOUNDATION BUSINESS ELECTIVES
Recommended electives include SLS 1122 Student Success, SLS 1303 Job                     These courses may be used for Foundation Business Elective credit if
Search, *INR 2002 International Politics, and an applicable internship.                  not being used as a Certificate requirement.
                                                                                             Course        Title                                       Credits
Students are encouraged to see the Program Director for Business
                                                                                           FIN 2000        Principles of Finance                         3
Administration for special career advisement.
                                                                                         * MAN 2021        Principles of Management                      3
                                                                                         * MAR 2011        Principles of Marketing                       3
Specialized courses may not be offered every session or on every campus.
                                                                                         * MKA 2021        Principles of Selling                         3
+     This course must be completed with a grade of C or better.                           SBM 1000        Small Business Management                     3
  * This course has a prerequisite; check description in Valencia catalog.                                                                                    continued
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INTERMEDIATE BUSINESS ELECTIVES                                                            FOUNDATION BUSINESS ELECTIVES
These courses may be used for Intermediate Business Elective credit if                     These courses may be used for Foundation Business Elective credit if
not being used as a Certificate requirement.                                               not being used as a Certificate requirement.
      Course            Title                                                  Credits
* ACG 2021              Principles of Financial Accounting                       3               Course        Title                                     Credits
* ACG 2071              Principles of Managerial Accounting                      3           FIN 2000          Principles of Finance                       3
  APA 1111              Basic Accounting                                         3         * MAN 2021          Principles of Management                    3
  FIN 2000              Principles of Finance                                    3         * MAR 2011          Principles of Marketing                     3
  FIN 2010              Personal Investments                                     3         * MKA 2021          Principles of Selling                       3
  FIN 2100              Personal Finance                                         3           SBM 1000          Small Business Management                   3
  GEB 1136              Foundations of E-Business                                3
  INP 1301              Psychology in Business and Industry                      3         INTERMEDIATE BUSINESS ELECTIVES
* MAN 2021              Principles of Management                                 3         These courses may be used for Intermediate Business Elective credit if
* MAR 2011              Principles of Marketing                                  3         not being used as a Certificate requirement.
* MKA 2021              Principles of Selling                                    3
  MTB 1103              Business Mathematics                                     3               Course        Title                                     Credits
  OST 1335              Business Communications                                  3         * ACG 2021          Principles of Financial Accounting          3
  PSY 1012              General Psychology                                       3         * ACG 2071          Principles of Managerial Accounting         3
  SBM 1000              Small Business Management                                3           APA 1111          Basic Accounting                            3
                                                                                             FIN 2000          Principles of Finance                       3
ADVANCED BUSINESS ELECTIVES                                                                  FIN 2010          Personal Investments                        3
These courses may be used for Advanced Business Elective credit if not                       FIN 2100          Personal Finance                            3
being used as a Certificate requirement.                                                     GEB 1136          Foundations of E-Business                   3
                                                                                             INP 1301          Psychology in Business and Industry         3
Select from courses with subject prefixes of: ACG, APA, BAN, MKA,                          * MAN 2021          Principles of Management                    3
                                                                                           * MAR 2011          Principles of Marketing                     3
MNA, MTB, OST, REE, SBM, TAX, TRA, SLS 1303, SLS 1122, and SPC 1608.
                                                                                           * MKA 2021          Principles of Selling                       3
NOTES:                                                                                       MTB 1103          Business Mathematics                        3
1
  CGS 2100 is a transferable course and is required for the A.A.S.                           OST 1335          Business Communications                     3
  Degree in Business Administration.                                                         PSY 1012          General Psychology                          3
                                                                                             SBM 1000          Small Business Management                   3
 2
     MAT 1033 or higher mathematics may be substituted for MTB 1103.
                                                                                           NOTES:
                                                                                           1
                                                                                             CGS 2100 is a transferable course and is required for the A.A.S. Degree
Business Operations                                                                          in Business Administration.
Technical Certificate
                                                                                           2
                                                                                               MAT 1033 or higher mathematics may be substituted for MTB 1103.
This program is designed for students seeking specialized training
to prepare for employment or to enhance their skills in the fields
of Business Management, Finance, Marketing, Small Business                                 Business Specialist
Management, and Retail.                                                                    Technical Certificate
FOUNDATION COURSES                                                                         This program is designed for students seeking specialized training
      Course            Title                                                  Credits
                                                                                           to prepare for employment or to enhance their skills in the fields
      GEB 1011          Introduction to Business                                 3
                                                                                           of Business Management, Finance, Marketing, Small Business
      CGS 2100          1
                          Computer Fundamentals and Applications
                                                                                           Management, and Retail.
                            or
      OST 2854          Microsoft Office                                         3
      MTB 1103          2
                          Business Mathematics                                             FOUNDATION COURSES
                                                                                                 Course        Title                                     Credits
                            or
                                                                                                 GEB 1011      Introduction to Business                  3
      APA 1111          Basic Accounting
                                                                                                 CGS 2100      1
                                                                                                                 Computer Fundamentals and Applications
                            or
                                                                                                                   or
* ACG 2021              Principles of Financial Accounting                       3
                                                                                                 OST 2854      Microsoft Office                          3
                        Foundation Business Elective                             3
                                                                                                 MTB 1103      2
                                                                                                                 Business Mathematics
                                                                                                                   or
INTERMEDIATE COURSES
                                                                                                 APA 1111      Basic Accounting
      Course            Title                                                  Credits
* BUL 2241              Business Law I                                            3                                or
                        Intermediate Business Elective                            3        * ACG 2021          Principles of Financial Accounting        3
                        Total Certificate Credits                                 18
                                                                                                               3
                                                                                                                 Foundation Business Elective            3
                                                                                                               Total Certificate Credits                 12
Specialized courses may not be offered every session or on every campus.
+     This course must be completed with a grade of C or better.
*     This course has a prerequisite; check description in Valencia catalog.

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FOUNDATION BUSINESS ELECTIVES                                                                  Customer Service Operations
These courses may be used for Foundation Business Elective credit if                           Technical Certificate
not being used as a Certificate requirement.
                                                                                               This program is designed for students seeking specialized training
    Course              Title                                                  Credits         to prepare for employment or to enhance their skills in the field of
  FIN 2000              Principles of Finance                                    3             Customer Service.
* MAN 2021              Principles of Management                                 3
* MAR 2011              Principles of Marketing                                  3
                                                                                               FOUNDATION COURSES
* MKA 2021              Principles of Selling                                    3                Course         Title                                      Credits
  SBM 1000              Small Business Management                                3                GEB 1011       Introduction to Business                     3
                                                                                                  CGS 2100       Computer Fundamentals and Applications       3
NOTES:                                                                                            CTS 1155       Introduction to Customer Service and
1
 CGS 2100 is a transferable course and is required for the A.A.S.                                                Help Desk Concepts                            3
 Degree in Business Administration.                                                                              Customer Service Elective(s)                  3
 2 MAT 1033C or higher mathematics may be substituted for MTB 1103.                                              Total Credits                                12

                                                                                               INTERMEDIATE COURSES
Customer Service Management                                                                       Course         Title                                      Credits
Technical Certificate                                                                           * MAR 2011        Principles of Marketing                       3
                                                                                                 OST 1335        Business Communications                       3
This program is designed for students seeking specialized training                                               Total Credits                                6
to prepare for employment or to enhance their skills in the field of                                             Total Certificate Credits                     18
Customer Service.
                                                                                               CUSTOMER SERVICE ELECTIVES
FOUNDATION COURSES                                                                             These courses may be used for Customer Service Elective credit if not
    Course              Title                                                  Credits         being used as a Certificate requirement.
    GEB 1011            Introduction to Business                                 3
    CGS 2100            Computer Fundamentals and Applications                   3
                                                                                               Select from courses with subject prefixes of: ACG, APA, BAN,
    CTS 1155            Introduction to Customer Service and
                                                                                               BUL, ECO, GEB, MAN, MAR, MKA, MNA, MTB, OST, REE, SBM, TAX, TRA,
                        Help Desk Concepts                                        3
                                                                                               SLS 1122, SLS 1303, SLS 2940, and SPC 1608.
                        Customer Service Elective(s)                              3
                        Total Credits                                            12
                                                                                               Customer Service Specialist
INTERMEDIATE COURSES                                                                           Technical Certificate
    Course              Title                                                  Credits
* MAR 2011              Principles of Marketing                                  3             This program is designed for students seeking specialized training
  OST 1335              Business Communications                                  3
                                                                                               to prepare for employment or to enhance their skills in the field of
                        Total Credits                                            6
                                                                                               Customer Service.
ADVANCED COURSES
    Course              Title                                                  Credits
                                                                                               FOUNDATION COURSES
                                                                                                  Course         Title                                      Credits
    PSY 1012            General Psychology                                       3
                                                                                                  GEB 1011       Introduction to Business                     3
                              or
                                                                                                  CGS 2100       Computer Fundamentals and Applications       3
  INP 1301              Psychology in Business and Industry                      3
                                                                                                  CTS 1155       Introduction to Customer Service and
* MAN 2021              Principles of Management                                 3
                                                                                                                 Help Desk Concepts                            3
                        Total Credits                                            6
                                                                                                                 Customer Service Elective(s)                  3
                        Total Certificate Credits                                24
                                                                                                                 Total Certificate Credits                     12
CUSTOMER SERVICE ELECTIVES
                                                                                               CUSTOMER SERVICE ELECTIVES
These courses may be used for Customer Service Elective credit if not
                                                                                               These courses may be used for Customer Service Elective credit if not
being used as a Certificate requirement.
                                                                                               being used as a Certificate requirement.
Select from courses with subject prefixes of: ACG, APA, BAN,
                                                                                               Select from courses with subject prefixes of: ACG, APA, BAN, BUL, ECO,
BUL, GEB, ECO, MAN, MAR, MKA, MNA, MTB, OST, REE, SBM, TAX, TRA,
                                                                                               GEB, MAN, MAR, MKA, MNA, MTB, OST, REE, SBM, TAX, TRA, SLS 1122,
SLS 1122, SLS 1303, SLS 2940, and SPC 1608.
                                                                                               SLS 1303, SLS 2940, and SPC 1608.




Specialized courses may not be offered every session or on every campus.
+     This course must be completed with a grade of C or better.
*     This course has a prerequisite; check description in Valencia catalog.

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Human Resources Management                                                                 Human Resources Operations
Technical Certificate                                                                       Technical Certificate

This program is designed for students seeking specialized training to                      This program is designed for students seeking specialized training to
prepare for employment or to enhance their skills in the fields of                         prepare for employment or to enhance their skills in the field of Human
Human Resources Management.                                                                Resources Management.

FOUNDATION COURSES                                                                         FOUNDATION COURSES
    Course              Title                                                  Credits           Course          Title                                      Credits
    MAN 2300            Introduction to Human Resources                                          MAN 2300        Introduction to Human Resources
                        Management                               3                                               Management                                3
* MNA 2320              Human Resources Recruiting,                                        * MNA 2320            Human Resources Recruiting,
                        Selection and Staffing                   3                                               Selection and Staffing                   3`
    CGS 2100            1
                          Computer Fundamentals and Applications                                 CGS 2100        1
                                                                                                                   Computer Fundamentals and Applications
                            or                                                                                       or
    OST 2854            Microsoft Office                         3                               OST 2854        Microsoft Office                          3
                                                                                                 GEB 1011        Introduction to Business
    GEB 1011            Introduction to Business                                                                     or
                           or                                                                                    Business Elective(s)                      3
                        Business Elective(s)                                      3                              Total Credits                            12
                        Total Credits                                            12
                                                                                           INTERMEDIATE COURSES
INTERMEDIATE COURSES                                                                             Course          Title                                      Credits
    Course              Title                                                  Credits     * MNA 2403            Human Resources Management
* MNA 2403              Human Resources Management Law                                                           Law and Employee Relations                    3
                        and Employee Relations                                   3                               Business Elective(s)                          3
                        Business Elective(s)                                     3                               Total Credits                                6
                        Total Credits                                            6                               Total Certificate Credits                     18

ADVANCED COURSES                                                                           BUSINESS ELECTIVES
    Course              Title                                                  Credits     These courses may be used for Business Elective credit if not being used
* MNA 2329              Case Studies in Human Resources                          3         as a Certificate requirement.
* MNA 2325              Compensation and Benefits Systems                        3
                        Total Credits                                            6         Select from courses with subject prefixes of: ACG, APA, BAN, BUL, CGS,
                        Total Certificate Credits                                24         CIS, COP, CTS , FIN, GEB, INP, MAN, MAR, MKA, MNA, MTB, OST, REE,
                                                                                           SBM, TAX, TRA, SLS 1303, SLS 1122, and SPC 1608.NOTES:
BUSINESS ELECTIVES
These courses may be used for Business Elective credit if not being used                   1
                                                                                               CGS 2100 is a transferable course and is required for the A.A.S.
as a Certificate requirement.                                                                  Degree in Business Administration.

Select from courses with subject prefixes of: ACG, APA, BAN, BUL, CGS,                     The credits in this certificate program apply toward the Business
CIS, COP, CTS, FIN, GEB, INP, MAN, MAR, MKA, MNA, MTB, OST, REE,                           Administration Associate in Applied Science degree.
SBM, TAX, TRA, SLS 1303, SLS 1122, and SPC 1608.
                                                                                           Most certificate courses are offered only on the East Campus.
NOTES:
1
 CGS 2100 is a transferable course and is required for the A.A.S. Degree
 in Business Administration.

The credits in this certificate program apply toward the Business
Administration Associate in Applied Science degree.

Most certificate courses are offered only on the East Campus.




Specialized courses may not be offered every session or on every campus.
+     This course must be completed with a grade of C or better.
*     This course has a prerequisite; check description in Valencia catalog.

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Human Resources Specialist                                                                 PROPERTY AND CASUALTY INSURANCE MANAGEMENT ELECTIVES
                                                                                                 Course       Title                                       Credits
Technical Certificate
                                                                                           +* ACG 2021        Principles of Financial Accounting            3
This program is designed for students seeking specialized training to                         APA 1111        Basic Accounting                              3
                                                                                              CGS 2100        Computer Fundamentals and Applications        3
prepare for employment or to enhance their skills in the field of Human
                                                                                              CTS 1155        Introduction to Customer Service and
Resources Management.
                                                                                                              Help Desk Concepts                            3
FOUNDATION COURSES                                                                             * MAR 2011     Principles of Marketing                       3
    Course              Title                                                  Credits           OST 1335     Business Communications                       3
    MAN 2300            Introduction to Human Resources                                        * RMI 2524     Essentials of Risk Management (ARM 54)        3
                        Management                                3                              SBM 1000     Small Business Management                     3
* MNA 2320              Human Resources Recruiting,                                                           Internship(s)                                 3
                        Selection and Staffing                    3
    CGS 2100            1
                          Computer Fundamentals and Applications                           All certificate courses are offered on the East Campuses; some courses
                            or                                                             are offered at other locations.
    OST 2854            Microsoft Office                          3
    GEB 1011            Introduction to Business
                            or                                                             Real Estate Specialist
                        Business Elective(s)                      3                        Technical Certificate
                        Total Certificate Credits                 12
                                                                                           This program is designed for students seeking specialized training to
BUSINESS ELECTIVES                                                                         prepare for employment or to enhance their skills in the field of Real
These courses may be used for Business Elective credit if not being used                   Estate.
as a Certificate requirement.
                                                                                                 Course       Title                                       Credits
                                                                                                 REE 1000     Real Estate Principles and Practices      3
Select from courses with subject prefixes of: ACG, APA, BAN, BUL, CGS,
                                                                                                 REE 1400     Florida Real Estate Law                   3
CIS, COP, FIN, GEB, INP, MAN, MAR, MKA, MNA, MTB, OST, REE, SBM,
                                                                                                 CGS 2100     1
                                                                                                                Computer Fundamentals and Applications
TAX, TRA, SLS 1303, SLS 1122, and SPC 1608.                                                                       or
                                                                                                 OST 2854     Microsoft Office                          3
NOTES:                                                                                           PLA 1611     Real Property I
1
  CGS 2100 is a transferable course and is required for the A.A.S.                                                or
  Degree in Business Administration.                                                             GEB 1011     Introduction to Business
                                                                                                                  or
The credits in this certificate program apply toward the Business                                             Business Elective(s)                      3
Administration Associate in Applied Science degree.                                                           Total Certificate Credits                 12

Most certificate courses are offered only on the East Campus.                              BUSINESS ELECTIVES
                                                                                           These courses may be used for Business Elective credit if not being used
                                                                                           as a Certificate requirement.
Property and Casualty Insurance Management
Technical Certificate                                                                       Select from courses with subject prefixes of: ACG, APA, BAN, BUL, CGS,
                                                                                           CIS, COP, CTS, FIN, GEB, INP, MAN, MAR, MKA, MNA, MTB, OST, REE,
This certificate program is designed for students seeking specialized
                                                                                           SBM, TAX, TRA, SLS 1303, SLS 1122, and SPC 1608.
training in the insurance industry in the areas of life, health, property
and casualty insurance for employment or career advancement.
                                                                                           NOTES:
    Course              Title                                                  Credits
                                                                                           1
                                                                                             CGS 2100 is a transferable course and is required for the A.A.S.
  GEB 1011              Introduction to Business                                 3           Degree in Business Administration.
  RMI 1521              Principles of Insurance (INS-21)                         3
* RMI 1522              Personal Insurance (INS-22)                              3         The credits in this certificate program apply toward the Business
* RMI 1523              Commercial Insurance (INS-23)                            3         Administration Associate in Applied Science Degree.
* RMI 1612              Principles of Casualty Insurance
                        and Surety Bonding                                       3
* RMI 1613              Principles of Property Insurance                         3
                        Property and Casualty Insurance
                        Management Electives                                     6
                        Total Certificate Credits                                24




Specialized courses may not be offered every session or on every campus.
+     This course must be completed with a grade of C or better.
*     This course has a prerequisite; check description in Valencia catalog.

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Cardiovascular Technology                                                        Several Florida public universities recently have begun to provide
Associate in Science Degree                                                      opportunities for A.S. degree graduates to pursue a bachelor’s
                                                                                 degree. Information about such opportunities, including those at
Limited Access                                                                   the University of Central Florida, is found in the Introduction to this
                                                                                 catalog section. Students who want to continue their education should
This program is designed for students who seek immediate employment              contact their university of choice.
in the health care field of Invasive Cardiovascular Technology. The
Invasive Cardiovascular Specialist is an integral part of the cardiac            Students are strongly encouraged to consult a Health Sciences
catheterization laboratory team, whose primary role is to perform                advisor for assistance in determining the best education plan for their
technical procedures for the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular           career goals.
injury and disease. Cardiovascular Technology is a challenging and
growing profession. Upon graduation, positions are available in                  Prerequisite for Admission:
diagnostic and interventional cardiac catheterization labs in acute care              Course       Title                                      Credits
hospitals, outpatient facilities, and privately-owned clinics. With              +* BSC 2093C      Human Anatomy and Physiology I               4
professional experience and additional education, career opportunities                             Total Credits                                4
also are available in electrophysiology, echocardiography, management,
education, marketing and sales.                                                  Year I
                                                                                 FALL TERM
                                                                                      Course       Title                                      Credits
Graduates are eligible to take the national Registered Invasive
Cardiovascular Specialist exam administered by Cardiovascular                    +*   ENC 1101     Freshman Composition I                        3
Credentialing International.                                                     +*   MAC 1105     College Algebra                               3
                                                                                 +*   MCB 2010C    Microbiology                                  4
Cardiovascular Technology is a limited access program. Admission to              +*   CVT 1000C    Introduction to Cardiovascular Technology     4
Valencia does not imply acceptance to the Cardiovascular Technology                                Total Credits                                14
Program; students must apply and be accepted into the program.
General admission procedures for this program are found in the                   SPRING TERM
Admissions section of this catalog. The Health Sciences Division                      Course       Title                                      Credits
provides information about specific admission criteria.                          +* BSC 2094C      Human Anatomy and Physiology II              4
                                                                                 +* PHY 1007C      Physics                                      4
Program expenses are given in the Financial section of this catalog.             +* CVT 1260C      Invasive Cardiology I: Cardiopulmonary
                                                                                                   Anatomy and Physiology                        4
Admission requirements for the A.S, Degree in Cardiovascular                     +* CVT 1840L      Cardiovascular Clinical Practicum I           2
Technology are:                                                                                    Total Credits                                14

•   Submit a completed Valencia Community College application                    SUMMER TERM
•   Complete Cardiovascular Technology Prerequisites for Admission                    Course       Title                                      Credits
    Courses with a minimum grade of "C"                                          +* CVT 1270       Pathophysiology                              3
                                                                                 + PSY 1012        General Psychology                           3
•   Have a minimum overall college GPA of 2.5 (including transfer work)
                                                                                 +* CVT 1205C      Cardiovascular Pharmacology and
•   Satisfy the college entry testing requirements and satisfactorily                              ECG Management                               3
    complete all mandatory courses in reading, student success,                  + Humanities      PHI 2600 or PHI 2010 recommended;
    mathematics, English, English for Academic Purposes in which you                               can be any course with HUM prefix
    are placed                                                                                     that meets A.A. Degree requirement            3
•   Students must successfully complete the designated entrance test             +* CVT 1841L      Cardiovascular Clinical Practicum II          2
    requirements for Health Sciences prior to submitting the                                       Total Credits                                14
    Cardiovascular Technology Application
•   Submit a completed Valencia Cardiovascular Technology Program                Year II
    application.                                                                 FALL TERM
                                                                                      Course       Title                                      Credits

The courses in the Cardiovascular Technology curriculum are                      +* CVT 2420C      Invasive Cardiology II                       4
progressive in nature, with one course building on the preceding course.         +* CVT 2620C      Non-Invasive Cardiology II                   4
Because of this progressive relationship, all cardiovascular courses must        +* CVT 2842L      Cardiovascular Clinical Practicum III        4
be completed in succession. If a student achieves a grade less than a “C”                          Total Credits                                12
or withdraws, before or after the withdrawal deadline, from any course
that is required for the Cardiovascular Technology Associate in Science          SPRING TERM
                                                                                      Course       Title                                      Credits
Degree, the student will not be allowed to continue in the clinical
portion of the program.                                                          +* CVT 2421C      Invasive Cardiology III                      4
                                                                                 +* CVT 2843L      Cardiovascular Clinical Practicum IV         4
                                                                                 +* CVT 2211C      Critical Care Applications                   4
Specialized courses may not be offered every session or on every campus.                           Total Credits                                12
+     This course must be completed with a grade of C or better.
*     This course has a prerequisite; check description in Valencia catalog.

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SUMMER TERM                                                                                Information about such opportunities, including those at the University
    Course              Title                                                  Credits     of Central Florida, is found in the Introduction to this catalog section.
+* CVT 2920             Cardiovascular Technologist as a                                   Students who want to continue their education should contact their
                        Professional                                              2        university of choice.
+* CVT 2844L            Cardiovascular Clinical Practicum V                       3
+* CVT 2426C            Advanced Cardiovascular Concepts                          2        Students are strongly encouraged to consult a career program advisor in
                        Total Credits                                             7        the department office for assistance in determining the best education
                        Total Degree Credits                                     77        plan for their career goals.

NOTES:                                                                                     Although scheduling may not always provide for the following
All accepted applicants must be screened by the Florida Department of                      progression of courses, students should use the foundation,
Law Enforcement for criminal history. Applicants for Valencia                              intermediate and advanced course sequence as a guide in program
Community College Health Science Programs must be free of offenses                         planning.
that would disqualify them from a student clinical experience in a
health care setting and must have their civil rights intact. This policy is                All degree-seeking students must satisfy entry testing requirements and
in response to requirements by clinical agencies and State/Federal                         satisfactorily complete all Mandatory Courses in reading, student
regulations.                                                                               success, mathematics, English, and English for Academic Purposes in
                                                                                           which the student is placed.
Specialized program courses are offered on the West Campus.
                                                                                           FOUNDATION COURSES
General Education courses are in bold print in the course listing. This                        Course        Title                                      Credits
A.S. degree is transferable to UCF’s regional campuses offering the B.A.S.                     ETD 1031C     Introduction to Construction/
degree. Check with UCF regional offices for their local campus offerings.                                    Drafting Technology                          2
The degree may also be transferable to B.A.S. programs offered by USF                        ETD 1100C       Engineering Drawing                          3
and DBCC. Check with USF and DBCC for acceptance of this degree.                             ETD 1320        Introduction to CADD                         3
                                                                                             MTB 2321        Technical Mathematics                        4
Students will be required to take 36 credit hours of General Education                     * SUR 1101C       Basic Surveying and Measurements
courses to earn a Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A. S) degree from UCF.                                      (Surveying I)                                4
                                                                                           +* ENC 1101       Freshman Composition I                       3
To graduate from UCF’s B.A.S. program, students will also have to fulfill                     SUR 2390       Introduction to Geographic
the state’s foreign language requirement which is as follows: Two years                                      Information Systems                          4
of the same high school foreign language or two semesters of the same                                        Total Credits                                23
college-level foreign language.
                                                                                           INTERMEDIATE COURSES
                                                                                               Course        Title                                      Credits
Civil/Surveying Engineering Technology                                                     * ETD 1340        Advanced CADD                                3
                                                                                           * SUR 2202C       Highway Drafting and Route Design            4
Associate in Science Degree
                                                                                             ETC 1251        Engineering Materials and Processes          4
The program has been planned to provide theoretical and classroom                          * BCN 2405        Statics and Strength of Materials            4
experience which closely parallels on-the-job activities. The                                                Civil/Surveying Engineering
Civil/Surveying Engineering Technology Associate in Science Degree                                           Technology Elective(s)                       2
simulates job situations found in a civil engineering and land surveying                       Science or
                                                                                           + * Mathematics (See A.S. Gen Ed Requirement)                   3
offices. This program applies to the design of highways, airports, water
control systems, and field layout of property boundary lines,                                              Total Credits                                  20
subdivision, residential building construction, and commercial
building construction.                                                                     ADVANCED COURSES
                                                                                               Course        Title                                      Credits
                                                                                           * SUR 2460        Subdivisions                                 3
Graduates of specific programs at TECO may be eligible for the award
                                                                                           * SUR 2640        Advanced Surveying Computations              4
of credit in specific courses in this program. For information and                           ETC 2521        Hydraulics and Hydrology                     4
requirements, visit the Valencia Web site at                                                 Humanities      (See A.S. Gen Ed Requirement)                3
valenciacc.edu/asdegrees/tec.cfm to view the articulation agreement.
Eligible students should contact the related academic department                               Social Science(See A.S. Gen Ed Requirement)                3
and/or career program advisor at Valencia for the                                              Gen Ed
award of credit.                                                                               Elective      (See A.S. Gen Ed Requirement)                 3
                                                                                                             Total Credits                                20
Several Florida public universities recently have begun to provide
                                                                                                             Total Degree Credits                         63
opportunities for A.S. degree graduates to pursue a bachelor’s degree.


Specialized courses may not be offered every session or on every campus.
+     This course must be completed with a grade of C or better.
*     This course has a prerequisite; check description in Valencia catalog.

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CIVIL/SURVEYING ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY ELECTIVES                                       students should bring the required documentation to the Dean’s
                                                                                       academic department for verification and approval.
The Electives requirement may be satisfied with any course(s) in the
Course Descriptions section of the Valencia Catalog with the subject                   Several Florida public universities recently have begun to provide
prefix of BCN, BCT, ETC, ETD, ETM, SUR or TAR.                                         opportunities for A.S. degree graduates to pursue a bachelor’s degree.
                                                                                       Information about such opportunities, including those at the University
NOTES:                                                                                 of Central Florida, is found in the Introduction to this catalog section.
Specialized program courses are offered on the West Campus.                            Students who want to continue their education should contact their
                                                                                       university of choice.
General Education courses are in bold print in the course listing.
                                                                                       Students are strongly encouraged to consult a career program advisor in
This A.S. degree is transferable to UCF’s regional campuses offering the               the department office for assistance in determining the best education
B.A.S. degree. Check with UCF regional offices for their local campus                  plan for their career goals.
offerings. The degree may also be transferable to B.A.S. programs
offered by USF and DBCC. Check with USF and DBCC for acceptance of                     Although scheduling may not always provide for the following
this degree.                                                                           progression of courses, students should use the foundation,
                                                                                       intermediate and advanced course sequence as a guide in program
Students will be required to take 36 credit hours of General Education                 planning.
courses to earn a Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A. S) degree from UCF.
                                                                                       All degree-seeking students must satisfy entry testing requirements and
To graduate from UCF’s B.A.S. program, students will also have to fulfill              satisfactorily complete all Mandatory Courses in reading, student
the state’s foreign language requirement which is as follows: Two years                success, mathematics, English, and English for Academic Purposes in
of the same high school foreign language or two semesters of the same                  which the student is placed.
college-level foreign language.
                                                                                       FOUNDATION COURSES
                                                                                                 Course      Title                                  Credits
Computer Engineering Technology                                                        + * ENC 1101      Freshman Composition I                       3
                                                                                       ^A1
                                                                                           CET 2178C     A+ Concepts (Hardware)                       3
(Networking) with Specializations in:                                                  ^ * MTB 1329C     Mathematics for Electronics                  3
       Cisco                                                                           ^A2
                                                                                           CET 2486C     Local Area Networks                          3
       Microsoft                                                                       ^ EET 1214C       Introduction to Engineering Technology       2
Associate in Science Degree                                                                Humanities (See A.S. Gen Ed Requirement)                   3
                                                                                           Science or
This program is designed to prepare students for careers in computer                   +* Mathematics (See A.S. Gen Ed Requirement)                   3
and network engineering technology. Graduates will be qualified for                        Social Science(See A.S. Gen Ed Requirement)                3
technological roles such as network design, network installation and                       Gen Ed
maintenance, inter-network communication and connectivity, network
                                                                                           Elective      1
                                                                                                           (See A.S. Gen Ed Requirement)               3
administration, microcomputer installation, maintenance and support.
                                                                                                         Total Credits                                26
The program includes several courses that are essential in preparing
individuals for achieving the requirements take the examinations of
                                                                                           INTERMEDIATE COURSES
various certifications: A+, Network+, Cisco Certified Network Associate
                                                                                                 Course      Title                                  Credits
(CCNA), Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP), Microsoft Certified                    ^A1
                                                                                           CET 2179C         A+ Concepts (Software)                    3
Systems Administrator (MCSA), and/or Microsoft Certified Systems                       ^
                                                                                         * CET 2112C         Digital Systems I                         3
Engineer (MCSE).                                                                         * CET 2113C         Digital Systems II                        3
                                                                                       ^
                                                                                         * CET 2854          Wireless Networks                         3
Graduates of specific programs at Orange County Tech Centers and                                             Total Credits                            12
TECO may be eligible for the award of credit in specific courses in this
program. For information and requirements, visit the Valencia Web site                 Cisco Specialization
at valenciacc.edu/asdegrees/tec.cfm to view the articulation agreement.                          Course      Title                                  Credits
Eligible students should contact the related academic department                       M1, M2


and/or career program advisor at Valencia for the award of credit.                     M4
                                                                                          *      CET 2792    Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Network 4
                                                                                         * ^
                                                                                                 EST 2220C   Introduction to Fiber Optics           3
Students who have earned the CISCO CCNA certification, may be
                                                                                       M5
                                                                                          *      CET 1610C   Cisco Router Technology                4
eligible to receive college credit for certain courses in this program. For
                                                                                       M5
                                                                                          *      CET 2615C   Cisco Advanced Router Technology       4
information and requirements, visit the Valencia Web Site at
                                                                                       M5
                                                                                          *      CET 2620C   Cisco Projects in Routing Design and
valenciacc.edu/asdegrees/tec.cfm to view the Alternative Award of Credit                                     Administration                         4
Agreement and complete a request form. To have the credit awarded,
                                                                                           ^
                                                                                               * CET 2675    Voice Over IP                          4
                                                                                                             Computer Engineering Technology
                                                                                                             Electives                              7
Specialized courses may not be offered every session or on every campus.                                     Total Credits                         30
+     This course must be completed with a grade of C or better.
*     This course has a prerequisite; check description in Valencia catalog.                                 Total Degree Credits                  68
^     These courses are common with the Electronics Engineering Technology degree.

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Microsoft Specialization                                                                   This A.S. degree is transferable to UCF’s regional campuses offering the
                                                                                           B.A.S. degree. Check with UCF regional offices for their local campus
         Course         Title                                                  Credits
M1, M2                                                                                     offerings. The degree may also be transferable to B.A.S. programs
M4
    *      CET 2811     Microsoft Windows XP Professional                        4         offered by USF and DBCC. Check with USF and DBCC for acceptance of
M1, M2
                                                                                           this degree.
M4
    *      CET 2722     Microsoft Windows Server 2003
                        Environment                                              3         Students will be required to take 36 credit hours of General Education
M1, M2
                                                                                           courses to earn a Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A. S) degree from UCF.
M4
    *      CET 2792     Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Network                    4
M1, M2

M4
    *      CET 2793     Planning and Maintaining a Microsoft                               To graduate from UCF’s B.A.S. program, students will also have to fulfill
                        Windows Server 2003 Network                                        the state’s foreign language requirement which is as follows: Two years
                        Infrastructure                                           4         of the same high school foreign language or two semesters of the same
M1,M2
        * CET 2794      Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Active                               college-level foreign language.
                        Directory                                                4
                                                                                           >    This course can be used as an elective for MCSE Certification.
M1,M2
        * CET 2795      Designing Microsoft Windows Server
                        2003 Active Directory Infrastructure                     4         A1   This is a required course leading to A+ Certification.
                        Computer Engineering Technology
                        Electives                                                7         A2   This is a required course leading to N+ Certification.
                        Total Credits                                           30
                        Total Degree Credits                                    68         M1   This course will prepare the student for Microsoft Certified
                                                                                                Professional (MCP) Certification.
COMPUTER ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY ELECTIVES
These courses may be used for Elective credit if not a Specialization                      M2   This is a required course leading to a Microsoft Certified Systems
requirement.                                                                                    Engineer (MCSE) Certification.
         Course         Title                                                  Credits
   *     CET 1600C      Cisco Networking Fundamentals                            4         M3   This course could be used as the required elective for MCSE or
 ^
   *     CET 2675       Voice Over IP                                            4              MCSA Certifications.
 ^
   *     CET 2123C      Fundamentals of Microprocessors                          3
A2
   *     CET 2588       Network +                                                4         M4   This is a required course leading to a (MCSA) Microsoft Certified
   *     CET 2784       Wide Area Networks                                       3              Systems Associate Certification.
M1,M3


* > CET 2810            Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server                                     M5   This is a required course leading to a Cisco Certified Network
                        Implementation and Administration                        4              Associate (CCNA) Certification.
M1,M3


* > CET 2812            SQL Server 2000 System
                        Administration                                           4         Cisco Network Associate (CCNA)
    * CET 2880          Computer Forensics                                       4         Technical Certificate
    * CET 2930          Selected Topics in Computer
                        Engineering Technology                                  1-5        This Cisco certificate program provides the student with the skills
    *    CET 2942       Internship in Networking                                1-4        necessary to work with traditional Cisco-based networks that
    *    COP 2220       C Programming                                            3         predominately include local area network and wide area network
    *    CTS 1120       Introduction to Network Security                         3         routers and switches. The program also will prepare the student to take
    *    CTS 2433       SQL ServeR Database Design                                         the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification exams.
                        and Implementation                                       4
^
  * EET 2330            Introduction to Transmission Lines                       3         FOUNDATION COURSES
^
  * EST 2220C           Introduction to Fiber Optics                             3              Course         Title                                     Credits
  * EST 1210            Introducction to Photonics                               3         * CET 1610C         Cisco Router Technology
                                                                                                               1
                                                                                                                                                           4
    SLS 1303            Job Search                                               1         * CET 2615C         Cisco Advanced Router Technology            4
                                                                                           * CET 2620C         Cisco Projects in Routing Design
NOTES:                                                                                                         and Administration                          4
1
 ENC 1210 Technical Communication is strongly recommended.                                                     Total Certificate Credits                    12

All specialized program courses are offered on the West Campus; some                       NOTE:
specialized courses are offered at other locations.                                        All certificate courses are offered on the East, Osceola and West
                                                                                           Campuses.
General Education courses are in bold print in the course listing.

Specialized courses may not be offered every session or on every campus.
+     This course must be completed with a grade of C or better.
*     This course has a prerequisite; check description in Valencia catalog.
^
      These courses are common with the Electronic Engineering degree.
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Microcomputer Repairer/Installer                                                           MICROSOFT SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR ELECTIVES
                                                                                                 Course      Title                                     Credits
Technical Certificate
                                                                                               * CET 2810    Microsoft Exchange 2003 Server
This certificate program prepares the student with excellent                                                 Implementation and Administration           4
                                                                                               * CET 2812    SQL Server 2000 System Administration       4
preparation for employment as a computer support specialist, help desk
                                                                                               * CET 2588    Network+                                    4
specialist, computer system analyst, and/or computer service
                                                                                                 CET 2179C   A+ Concepts (Software)                      3
representative. Students who complete this program will have the
expertise needed to take CompTia certification A+ and Network+
                                                                                           NOTES:
examinations.
                                                                                           CET 2810 or CET 2812 or both CET 2588 and CET 2179C will satisfy the
                                                                                           Microsoft elective requirement for the MCSA industry certification.
FOUNDATION COURSES
     Course             Title                                                  Credits
     EET 1214C          Introduction to Engineering Technology                   2         All certificate courses are offered on East and West Campuses; some
     CET 2178C          A+ Concepts (Hardware)                                   3         courses are offered at other locations.
     CET 2179C          A+ Concepts (Software)                                   3
     CET 2486C          Local Area Networks                                      3
                        Microcomputer Repairer/Installer                                   Microsoft Systems Engineer (MCSE)
                        Electives                                                4         Technical Certificate
                        Total Certificate Credits                                 15
                                                                                           This certificate program is designed to provide students with the skills
MICROCOMPUTER REPAIRER/INSTALLER ELECTIVES                                                 necessary to install and maintain Windows 2003 operating systems. The
     Course             Title                                                  Credits     program helps prepare students to take the Microsoft certification
 *   CET 2588           Network+                                                 4         examinations, including the Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
 *   CET 2811           Microsoft Windows XP Professional                        4         (MCSE) examinations.
 *   CET 1600C          Cisco Networking Fundamentals                            4
 *   CET 2854           Wireless Networks                                        3         FOUNDATION COURSES
 *   CET 2942           Internship in Networking                                 1               Course      Title                                     Credits
                                                                                           * CET 2722        Microsoft Windows Server 2003
NOTE:                                                                                                        Environment                                 3
All certificate courses are offered on the West Campus; some courses                       * CET 2792        Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Network       4
are offered at other locations.                                                            * CET 2811        Microsoft Windows XP Professional           4
                                                                                           * CET 2793        Planning and Maintaining a Microsoft
                                                                                                             Windows Server 2003 Network
Microsoft Systems Administrator (MCSA)                                                                       Infrastructure                              4
Technical Certificate                                                                       * CET 2794        Microsoft Windows Server 2003
                                                                                                             Active Directory                            4
This certificate program is designed to provide students with the skills                   * CET 2795        Designing Microsoft Windows Server
necessary to implement, manage and troubleshoot existing Microsoft                                           2003 Active Directory Infrastructure        4
network and server 2003 environments. The program helps prepare                                              Microsoft Systems Engineer Elective         4
students to take the Microsoft certification examinations, including the                                     Total Certificate Credits                    27
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP), Microsoft Certified Systems
Administrator (MCSA), and CompTia certification examinations.                              MICROSOFT SYSTEMS ENGINEER ELECTIVES
                                                                                                 Course      Title                                     Credits
                                                                                               * CET 2810    Microsoft Exchange 2003 Server
FOUNDATION COURSES
                                                                                                             Implementation and Administration           4
     Course             Title                                                  Credits
  CET 2178C             A+ Concepts (Hardware)                                   3             * CET 2812    SQL Server 2000 System Administration       4
  CET 2486C             Local Area Networks                                      3
* CET 2811              Microsoft Windows XP Professional                        4         NOTE:
* CET 2722              Microsoft Windows Server 2003                                      All certificate courses are offered on East and West Campuses; some
                        Environment                                              3         courses are offered at other locations.
* CET 2792              Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Network                    4
                        Microsoft Systems Administrator
                        Elective(s)                                              4         Computer Information Technology
                        Total Certificate Credits                                 21        Associate in Science Degree

                                                                                           This program is designed for students who wish to develop information
                                                                                           technology skills in technical customer service, information technology
                                                                                           support, and computer security. There is significant flexibility in this
                                                                                           degree. It is designed for students who seek immediate employment,
                                                                                           and it provides the option for students to transfer as a junior to
Specialized courses may not be offered every session or on every campus.
                                                                                           complete a four-year Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems
+     This course must be completed with a grade of C or better.                           Technology.
*     This course has a prerequisite; check description in Valencia catalog.

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Graduates of specific programs at Orange County Tech Centers and                           ADVANCED COURSES
TECO may be eligible for the award of credit in specific courses in this                        Course          Title                                        Credits
                                                                                                                7
program. For information and requirements, visit the Valencia Web site                                            Computer Information Technology
at valenciacc.edu/asdegrees/tec.cfm to view the articulation agreement.                                         Restricted Electives                           6
Eligible students should contact the related academic department                                                7
                                                                                                                  Computer Information Technology
and/or career program advisor at Valencia for the award of credit.                                              Non-Restricted Electives                       10
                                                                                           * CIS 2910           IT Capstone                                     4
Several Florida public universities have recently begun to provide                         * CIS 2943           Internship in Computer Information
opportunities for A.S. degree graduates to pursue a bachelor’s degree.                                          Technology
Students who want to continue their education should contact their                                                  or
university of choice.
                                                                                                SLS 1303        Job Search                                      1
Students are strongly encouraged to consult a career program advisor in                                         Total Credits                                  21
the department office for assistance in determining the best education                                          Total Degree Credits                           63
plan for their career goals.

Although scheduling may not always provide for the following                               Computer Information Technology
progression of courses, students should use the foundation,                                Analyst with Specializations in:
intermediate and advanced course sequence as a guide in program
                                                                                                  IT Security
planning.
                                                                                                  IT Support
All degree-seeking students must satisfy entry testing requirements and                    Technical Certificate
satisfactorily complete all Mandatory Courses in reading, student
success, mathematics, English, and English for Academic Purposes in                        FOUNDATION COURSES
which the student is placed.                                                                    Course          Title                                        Credits
                                                                                           A1
                                                                                             CET 2178C          A+ Concepts (Hardware)                         3
                                                                                           + CGS 1560           Introduction to Operating Systems
FOUNDATION COURSES                                                                                                   or
     Course             Title                                                  Credits     A1
                                                                                               CET 2179C        A+ Concepts (Software)                         3
+ * ENC 1101            Freshman Composition I                                   3         N1
                                                                                               CET 2486C        Local Area Networks                            3
    Science or                                                                             *S1 CTS 1120         Introduction to Network Security               3
                        1
+* Mathematics            (See A.S. Gen Ed Requirement)                          3             CTS 2321         Linux System Administration                    3
                        2
    Humanities            (See A.S. Gen Ed Requirement)                          3                              Computer Information Technology
N1
    CET 2486C           Local Area Networks                                      3                              Electives (Restricted or 4 Non-Restricted)     9
                        3
    CGS 2100              Computer Fundamentals                                                                 Total Credits                                 24
                        and Applications                                         3
* S1 CTS 1120           Introduction to Network Security                         3         IT Security Specialization
+ CGS 1560              Introduction to Operating Systems
                              or                                                                Course          Title                                        Credits
A1
     CET 2179C          A+ Concepts (Software)                                   3         * CTS 2317           Advanced Network Security                       3
                        Total Credits                                            21                             Total Credits                                  3
                                                                                                                Total Certificate Credits                       27
INTERMEDIATE COURSES
     Course             Title                                                  Credits     IT Support Specialization
A1
    CET 2178C       A+ Concepts (Hardware)                                       3              Course          Title                                        Credits
+C1 COP 2822        Web Site Development                                         3              CTS 1155        Introduction to Customer Service and
+ CGS 2545          Database Management Systems                                  3                              Help Desk Concepts                              3
                    Computer Information Technology                                                             Total Credits                                  3
                    4
                      Business Elective                                          3                              Total Certificate Credits                       27
     Social Science 5 (See A.S. Gen Ed Requirement)                              3
     Gen Ed
                    6
     Elective         (See A.S. Gen Ed Requirement)                              3
     SPC 1608       Fundamentals of Speech                                       3
                    Total Credits                                                21




Specialized courses may not be offered every session or on every campus.
+     This course must be completed with a grade of C or better.
*     This course has a prerequisite; check description in Valencia catalog.
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Computer Information Technology Specialist                                                 The following notations indicate the course is part of a sequence which
Technical Certificate                                                                       prepares students for a CompTIA or other industry certification
                                                                                           examination:
     Course             Title                                                  Credits        A1     A+
A1
  CET 2178C             A+ Concepts (Hardware)                                   3            C1     CIW Foundations
+ CGS 1560              Introduction to Operating Systems                                     N1     Network +
                             or                                                               S1     Security +
A1
    CET 2179C           A+ Concepts (Software)                                   3            I1     i-Net +
N1
    CET 2486C           Local Area Networks                                      3            X1     CompTIA 220-603 A+
*S1 CTS 1120            Introduction to Network Security                         3
                        Computer Information Technology
                        Electives (Restricted or 4 Non-Restricted)                6        Computer Programming and Analysis
                        Total Certificate Credits                                 18        Associate in Science Degree

COMPUTER INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY BUSINESS ELECTIVES                                         This program is designed for students who wish to develop skills
Any of these courses not being used for a degree requirement may be                        in computer software development and analysis. The core courses
used for the Business Elective credit. Students planning to transfer to a                  provide knowledge and hands-on training in the foundations of
four-year institution are encouraged to consult a career program advisor                   computer technology, computer programming, programming analysis
to determine the best course selection for transfer.                                       and design, and Web applications development. This program is
                                                                                           designed for students who seek immediate employment, and it provides
     Course             Title                                                  Credits     the option for transfer to a Bachelor’s Degree.
* ACG 2021              Principles of Financial Accounting                       3
* BUL 2241              Business Law I                                           3         Several Florida public universities have recently begun to provide
  ECO 2013              Principles of Economics - Macro                          3
                                                                                           opportunities for A.S. degree graduates to pursue a bachelor’s degree.
  ECO 2023              Principles of Economics - Micro                          3
                                                                                           More information on these opportunities may be found at
  GEB 1011              Introduction to Business                                 3
                                                                                           valenciacc.edu/asdegrees/tec.cfm. Information about the general transfer
  GEB 1136              Foundations of E-Business                                3
                                                                                           of an A.S. degree to UCF is found in the Introduction to this catalog
* MNA 1031              Project Management                                       3
                                                                                           section. Students who want to continue their education should contact
COMPUTER INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY RESTRICTED ELECTIVES                                       their university of choice.
     Course             Title                                                  Credits
* CET 2792              Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Network                    4         Students are strongly encouraged to consult a career program advisor in
* CET 2811              Microsoft Windows XP Professional                        4         the department office for assistance in determining the best education
* CET 2854              Wireless Networks                                        3         plan for their career goals.
  CTS 1155              Introduction to Customer Service and
                        Help Desk Concepts                                       3         Graduates of specific programs at Orange County Tech Centers and
* CIS 2102              System Assurance - Quality and Testing                   3         TECO may be eligible for the award of credit in specific courses in this
* CTS 2317              Advanced Network Security                                3         program. For information and requirements, visit the Valencia Web site
    CTS 2321            Linux System Administration                              3         at valenciacc.edu/asdegrees/tec.cfm to view the articulation agreement.
*X1 CTS 1154            Remote Technical Support                                 3         Eligible students should contact the related academic department
                                                                                           and/or career program advisor at Valencia for the award of credit.

COMPUTER INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY                                                            Although scheduling may not always provide for the following
NON-RESTRICTED ELECTIVES                                                                   progression of courses, students should use the foundation,
Any course in the Course Descriptions section of the                                       intermediate and advanced course sequence as a guide in program
Valencia Catalog with the subject prefix of CET, CTS, CAP, CIS, COP, or                    planning.
COT prefix not already used to satisfy program requirements or
    CGS 1555      Internet Web Essentials or                                               All degree-seeking students must satisfy entry testing requirements and
    CGS 2091      Social, Legal, and Ethical Issues in Information                         satisfactorily complete all Mandatory Courses in reading, student
                  Technology or                                                            success, mathematics, English, and English for Academic Purposes in
  * CGS 2786      Web Development Tools                                                    which the student is placed.

NOTES:
 For students with a high level of expertise in current version of
 Microsoft Office Suite, credit by examination is available for this
 course.




Specialized courses may not be offered every session or on every campus.
+     This course must be completed with a grade of C or better.
*     This course has a prerequisite; check description in Valencia catalog.

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FOUNDATION COURSES                                                                             Computer Programming with Specializations in:
     Course             Title                                                  Credits
  GEB 1011              Introduction to Business                                 3                 Computer Programming
+ COP 1006              1
                          Introduction to Programming Concepts                   3                 Web Development
  CGS 1560              Introduction to Operating Systems                                          Game Programming
                        or                                                                     Technical Certificate
     CET 2179C          A+ Concepts (Software)                                   3
     CGS 2100           2
                          Computer Fundamentals and                                            This certificate is designed for students who wish to develop skills in
                        Applications                                             3             computer programming, game programming or Web development.
+ COP 2822              Web Site Development                                     3
+* ENC 1101             Freshman Composition I                                   3             FOUNDATION COURSES
+* MAC 1105             3
                          College Algebra                                        3                Course          Title                                      Credits
                        Total Credits                                            21            + COP 1006         1
                                                                                                                   Introduction to Programming Concepts        3
                                                                                                 CGS 1560         Introduction to Operating Systems
INTERMEDIATE COURSES                                                                                              or
     Course             Title                                                  Credits            CET 2179C       A+ Concepts (Software)                       3
+* COP 2220         C Programming                                                              +* COP 2822        Web Site Development                         3
                    or                                                                         + CGS 2545         Database Management Systems                  3
+*   COP 2800       Java Programming                                                                               Computer Programming and
                    or                                                                                            Analysis Electives                           9
+*   COP 1332       Visual Basic Programming                                                                      Total Credits                                21
                    or
+*   COP 2360       C# Programming                                                3            Computer Programming Specialization
+    CGS 2545       Database Management Systems                                   3               Course          Title                                      Credits
     SPC 1608       Fundamentals of Speech                                       3             + * COP 2220       C Programming
     Humanities (See A.S. Gen Ed Requirement)                                    3                                 or
     Social Science (See A.S. Gen Ed Requirement)                                3             + * COP 2800       Java Programming
                    Total Credits                                                15                                or
                                                                                               + * COP 1332       Introduction to Visual Basic
ADVANCED COURSES                                                                                                   or
     Course             Title                                                  Credits         + * COP 2360       C# Programming                               3
+* COP 2224             C++ Programming                                                        * COP 2830         Scripting Languages                          3
                        or                                                                                        Computer Programming and
+* COP 2805             Advanced Java Programming                                                                 Analysis Electives                           6
                        or                                                                                        Total Credits                                12
+* COP 2821             Advanced Microsoft Application Development                                                Total Certificate Credits                     33
                        or
+* COP 2823             Advanced Microsoft Web Development        3                            Web Development Specialization
* COP 2830              Scripting Languages                       3
                                                                                                  Course          Title                                      Credits
   CGS 2091             Social, Legal, and Ethical Issues in
                                                                                               * COP 2830         Scripting Languages                          3
                        Information Technology
                                                                                               * CGS 2786         Web Development Tools                        3
                        or
                                                                                               * COP 1812         XML and Web Services                         3
+* ENC 1102             Freshman Composition II                  3
                                                                                                                  Computer Programming and
+ * CIS 2910            IT Capstone                              4
                                                                                                                  Analysis Electives                            3
+ * CIS 2942            Internship in Computer Programming
                                                                                                                  Total Credits                                12
                        or
                                                                                                                  Total Certificate Credits                     33
     SLS 1303           Job Search                                1
                        Computer Programming and
                                                                                               Game Programming Specialization
                        Analysis Electives                       13
                        Total Credits                            27                              Course           Title                                      Credits
                        Total Degree Credits                     63                            +* COP 2800        Java Programming                             3
                                                                                               +* COP 2805        Advanced Java Programming                    3
General Education courses are in bold print in the degree course listing.                      +* COT 2001        Introduction to Math and Physics
                                                                                                                  for Game Programming                          3
COMPUTER PROGRAMMING AND ANALYSIS ELECTIVES:                                                   +* CAP 2023        Game Programming                              3
Any course in the course description section of the Valencia catalog                                              Total Credits                                12
with the subject prefix of CAP, CET, CGS, CIS, COP, COT, or CTS.                                                  Total Certificate Credits                     33
Students with no knowledge of computer hardware are advised to
consider CET 2178C A+ Hardware as one of these electives.


Specialized courses may not be offered every session or on every campus.
+     This course must be completed with a grade of C or better.
*     This course has a prerequisite; check description in Valencia catalog.
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Computer Programming Specialist with                                                       Criminal Justice Institute
Specializations in:                                                                                 Correctional Officer
    Computer Programming                                                                            Law Enforcement Officer
    Web Development                                                                                 Crossover: Corrections to Law Enforcement
                                                                                                    Auxiliary Law Enforcement Officer
Technical Certificate
                                                                                           Career Certificates
This certificate is designed for students who wish to gain a
                                                                                           Vocational Credit Certificates
foundation in software development.
                                                                                           Limited Access
FOUNDATION COURSES                                                                         As the population of Florida increases, the need for qualified law
      Course            Title                                                  Credits     enforcement and correctional officers must correspondingly increase to
+ COP 1006              1
                         Introduction to Programming Concepts                    3         meet the need. Criminal justice is a demanding profession, requiring the
  CGS 1560              Introduction to Operating Systems                                  individual to have a working knowledge of law and criminal offenses,
                         or                                                                knowledge of apprehension and detention techniques, effective verbal
      CET 2179C         A+ Concepts (Software)                                   3         and written communication skills, and excellent public and
                        Computer Programming and                                           interpersonal relations skills.
                        Analysis Electives                                       6
                        Total Credits                                            12        Admission to these programs is limited. Applicants much achieve at
                                                                                           least a minimum score on the required entry assessment.
Computer Programming Specialization
      Course            Title                                                  Credits
                                                                                           The Conduct and Behavior Policies for Criminal Justice Institute Students
+ * COP 2220            C Programming                                                      at Valencia are provided in Appendix C at the back of this catalog.
                         or                                                                Successful completion of either the Correctional Officer or the Law
+ * COP 2800            Java Programming                                                   Enforcement Officer program, as well as a passing grade on the State of
                         or                                                                Florida Certification Examination, is required for a career as a sworn
+ * COP 1332            Introduction to Visual Basic                                       officer in corrections or law enforcement regardless of any other Criminal
                         or                                                                Justice training or degree work which may have been completed.
+ * COP 2360            C# Programming                                           3
                        Computer Programming and                                           Correctional Officer
                        Analysis Electives                                        3
                        Total Credits                                            6         This program is designed to prepare individuals as Correctional
                        Total Certificate Credits                                 18        Officers. Program content includes the criminal justice system,
                                                                                           weapons, basic law and legal procedures, correctional operations,
Web Development Specialization                                                             communication, interpersonal skills, CPR and first aid, defensive
      Course            Title                                                  Credits
                                                                                           tactics, investigation procedures, physical security considerations, and
+ COP 2822              Web Site Development                                      3        emergency preparedness techniques.
 * COP 2830             Scripting Languages                                       3        After completion of the program, students must take and pass a state
                        Total Credits                                            6         examination to be certified in the State of Florida.
                        Total Certificate Credits                                 18
                                                                                           See the Admissions section of this catalog for admissions
                                                                                           information and contact the Criminal Justice Institute office for
COMPUTER PROGRAMMING AND ANALYSIS ELECTIVES                                                admission requirements and procedures. Program expenses are given in
Any course in the course description section of the Valencia catalog                       the Financial Information section of this catalog.
with the subject prefix of CAP, CET, CGS, CIS, COP, COT, or CTS.                                                                            Contact   Vocational
                                                                                           Course          Title                             Hours     Credits
                                                                                           CJK 0031        CMS First Aid for Criminal
NOTES:                                                                                                     Justice Officers                 40    1.333
1
  Students with prior programming experience who pass a waiver                             CJK 0040        CMS Criminal Justice Firearms    80   2.667
   examination will be allowed to substitute a higher-level course for                     CJK 0051        CMS Criminal Justice Defensive
   this course.                                                                                            Tactics                          80   2.667
                                                                                           CJK 0280        Criminal Justice Officer
2
    For students with a high level of expertise in current version of
                                                                                                           Physical Fitness Training        40    1.333
    Microsoft Office Suite, credit by examination is available for this
                                                                                           CJK 0480        Emergency Preparedness           26     .867
    course.
                                                                                           CJK 0100        Interpersonal Skills I           62   2.067
3
    Students who were not required to take MAC 1105 may use a more                         CJK 0101        Interpersonal Skills II          50    1.667
    advanced MAC, or approved equivalent, course to meet the math                          CJK 0102        Correctional Operations          64    2.133
    requirement.                                                                           CJK 0270        Criminal Justice Legal I         46    1.533
                                                                                           CJK 0271        Criminal Justice Legal II        22      .733
                                                                                           CJK 0272        Criminal Justice Communications 42    1.400
Specialized courses may not be offered every session or on every campus.                                   Total Contact Hours             552 18.400
+     This course must be completed with a grade of C or better.
*     This course has a prerequisite; check description in Valencia catalog.

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Other suggested course:                                                        Crossover: Corrections to Law Enforcement
CJD 0939     Criminal Justice
             Exam Review                             24       .800             This program is designed to prepare individuals who have completed
                                                                               the Correctional Officer program or who currently are certified as
                                                                               correctional officers for entry-level positions in law enforcement, such
Law Enforcement Officer                                                          as police officers and deputy sheriffs. This cross-training program
                                                                               allows for flexibility in scheduling.
This program is designed to prepare individuals for entry-level
positions in law enforcement, such as police officers and deputy               After completion of the program, students must take and pass a state
                                                                               examination to be certified in the State of Florida.
sheriffs. Program content includes introduction to criminal justice, legal
knowledge, patrol techniques, defensive tactics, vehicle operation,            See the Admissions section of this catalog for admissions information
weapons, investigations, CPR and first aid, court system,                      and contact the Criminal Justice Institute office for admission
communications and interpersonal skills.                                       requirements and procedures. Program expenses are given in the
                                                                               Financial Information section of this catalog.
After completion of the program, students must take and pass a state
                                                                                                                                  Contact   Vocational
examination to be certified in the State of Florida.
                                                                               Course        Title                                 Hours     Credits
                                                                               CJK 0221      Correctional Cross-Over to Law
See the Admissions section of this catalog for admissions
                                                                                             Enforcement Introduction & Legal        47      1.567
information and contact the Criminal Justice Institute office for              CJK 0222      Correctional Cross-Over to Law
admission requirements and procedures. Program expenses are given in                         Enforcement Communications              56      1.867
the Financial Information section of this catalog.                             CJK 0223      Correctional Cross-Over to Law
                                                                                             Enforcement Human Issues                32      1.067
                                                  Contact   Vocational
Course        Title                                Hours     Credits           CJK 0020      CMS Law Enforcement Vehicle
CJK 0007      Introduction to Law Enforcement   11             .367                          Operations                             48      1.600
CJK 0008      Law Enforcement Legal            69            2.300             CJK 0061      Patrol 1                               58       1.933
CJK 0011      Law Enforcement Human Issues     40             1.333            CJK 0062      Patrol 2                               40       1.333
                                                                               CJK 0071      Criminal Investigations                56      1.867
CJK 0017      Law Enforcement Communications 76              2.533
                                                                               CJK 0076      Crime Scene Investigations             24       .800
CJK 0020      CMS Law Enforcement Vehicle                                      CJK 0082      Traffic Stops                          24       .800
              Operations                       48            1.600             CJK 0083      DUI Traffic Stops                      24       .800
CJK 0031      CMS First Aid for Criminal                                       CJK 0086      Law Enforcement Traffic Crash
              Justice Officers                 40             1.333                          Investigations                          32      1.067
CJK 0040      CMS Criminal Justice Firearms    80            2.667             CJK 0212      Cross-Over Correctional to Law
CJK 0051      CMS Criminal Justice                                                           Enforcement CMS High-Liability          8        .267
              Defensive Tactics                80            2.667             CJK 0422      Dart-Firing Stun Gun                    8        .267
CJK 0061      Law Enforcement Patrol I         58            1.933                           Total Contact Hours                   457      15.235
CJK 0062      Law Enforcement Patrol II        40             1.333            Other suggested course:
CJK 0071      Law Enforcement Criminal                                         CJD 0939   Criminal Justice Exam Review               24        0.8
              Investigations                   56            1.867
CJK 0076      Law Enforcement Crime Scene
              Investigations                   24             .800             Auxiliary Law Enforcement Officer
CJK 0082      Law Enforcement Traffic Stops    24             .800
                                                                               This program is designed to prepare individuals who have completed
CJK 0083      DUI Traffic Stops                24             .800
                                                                               the Law Enforcement Volunteer program for entry level volunteer
CJK 0086      Law Enforcement Traffic
                                                                               positions as Law Enforcement Auxiliary Officers.
              Crash Investigations             32            1.067
CJK 0096      Criminal Justice Officer                                                                                            Contact
                                                                               Course        Title                                Hours
              Physical Fitness                 60            2.000             CJK 0240      Law Enforcement Auxiliary
CJK 0422      Dart Firing Stun Gun              8              .267                          Introduction                            27
              Total Contact Hours             770           25.667             CJK 0241      Law Enforcement Auxiliary Patrol
                                                                                             and Traffic                             19
Other suggested course:                                                        CJK 0242      Law Enforcement Auxiliary
CJD 0939     Criminal Justice                                                                Investigations                          17
             Exam Review                             24       .800             CJK 0422      Dart-Firing Stun Gun                     8
                                                                               CJK 0031      CMS First Aid Criminal Justice
                                                                                             Officers                               40
                                                                               CJK 0040      Criminal Justice Firearms              80
                                                                               CJK 0051      Criminal Justice Defensive Tactics     80
                                                                               CJK 0020      CMS Criminal Justice Vehicle
                                                                                             Operations                              48
                                                                                             Total Contact Hours                    319

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The Criminal Justice Institute programs are offered at the Criminal            FOUNDATION COURSES
Justice Institute located at 8600 Valencia College Lane (near the East             Course        Title                                      Credits
Campus).                                                                          CCJ 1020       Introduction to Criminal Justice              3
                                                                                  CCJ 1010       Criminology                                   3
                                                                                  CJE 2140       Introduction to Security                      3
Criminal Justice Technology                                                    +* ENC 1101       Freshman Composition I                        3
Associate in Applied Science Degree                                               SPC 1608       Fundamentals of Speech                        3
                                                                                  PSY 1012       General Psychology                            3
The Criminal Justice Technology degree program offers the student                                Total Credits                                18
a broad background in the history, philosophy, organization,
                                                                               INTERMEDIATE COURSES
management and operation of the criminal justice system. This A.A.S.
                                                                                   Course        Title                                      Credits
degree prepares students to work in law enforcement, corrections,                  CCJ 2452      Criminal Justice Administration               3
probation/parole, private/industry security and other criminal justice             CJC 2000      Introduction to Corrections                   3
fields. It also provides an educational path for officers who have passed          CJE 2110      Career Choices in Criminal Justice            1
recognized certification examinations in law enforcement, corrections,             CJL 2100      Criminal Law                                  3
and/or probation/parole. In addition, it is beneficial to professionals            CJE 2600      Criminal Investigation                        3
seeking incentive benefits or career enhancement. Also, this program               CJL 2102      Criminal Evidence and Procedures              3
can be useful as a first step toward a career in other legal or public             CJE 2000      Policing Systems and Procedures               3
service careers. Successful completion of a state-certified training               SYG 2000      Introductory Sociology                        3
academy and state examination is required to be a sworn law                        Science or
enforcement or corrections officer in the State of Florida regardless of       + * Mathematics   (See A.S. Gen Ed Requirement)                3
any degree work which may have been completed.                                     Humanities    (See A.S. Gen Ed Requirement)                3
                                                                                                 1
                                                                                                   Elective(s)                                6
Graduates of specific programs at TECO may be eligible for the award of                          Criminal Justice Technology Elective          3
credit in specific courses in this program. For information and                                  Total Credits                                37
requirements, visit the Valencia Web Site at
valenciacc.edu/asdegrees/tec.cfm to view the Criminal Justice articulation     ADVANCED COURSES
                                                                                   Course        Title                                      Credits
agreement. Eligible students should contact the related academic
                                                                                   CJJ 2001      Juvenile Justice Systems                      3
department and/or career program advisor at Valencia for the award of                            1
                                                                                                   Elective                                    3
credit.
                                                                                                 Criminal Justice Technology Elective          3
                                                                                                 Total Credits                                 9
Students who have successfully completed a state-certified training
                                                                                                 Total Degree Credits                         64
academy such as Valencia’s Criminal Justice Institute and passed a
recognized state certification exam for Law Enforcement Officer,               CRIMINAL JUSTICE TECHNOLOGY ELECTIVES:
Corrections Officer or Probation/Parole Officer, may also be eligible to           Course        Title                                      Credits
receive credit for certain courses in this program. For information and            CCJ 2022      Contemporary Issues in
requirements, visit the Valencia Web Site at                                                     Criminal Justice                              3
valenciacc.edu/asdegrees/tec.cfm to view the Alternative Award of Credit         CCJ 2930        Selected Topics in Criminal Justice           3
agreement and complete a request form. To have the credit awarded,             * CCJ 2941        Internship Exploration/Field
students should bring the required documentation to the Dean’s                                   Observation in Criminal Justice               3
academic department for verification and approval.                                 CGS 1060      Introduction to Computers
                                                                                                      or
Students are strongly encouraged to consult a career program advisor in            CGS 2100      Computer Fundamentals and
the department office for assistance in determining the best education                           Applications                                  3
plan for their career goals.                                                       CJC 2162      Community Corrections                         3
                                                                                   CJE 2160      Multicultural Law Enforcement                 3
Students wishing to transfer any credits from this program to another
institution must accept responsibility for securing approval from the          NOTES:
transfer institution.                                                          Recommended Electives include HSC 1400 First Aid/CPR, SLS 1122
                                                                               1


                                                                               Student Success, ASL 2140 American Sign Language I, and SPN 1000
Although scheduling may not always provide for the following                   Basic Spanish.
progression of courses, students should use the foundation,
intermediate and specialization course sequence as a guide in                  All specialized program courses are offered on the East Campus; some
program planning.                                                              specialized courses may be offered at other locations.

All degree-seeking students must satisfy entry testing requirements and        General Education courses are in bold print in the course listing.
satisfactorily complete all Mandatory Courses in reading, student
success, mathematics, English, and English for Academic Purposes in
which the student is placed.




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Criminal Justice Technology                                                      Although scheduling may not always provide for the following
Associate in Science Degree                                                      progression of courses, students should use the foundation,
(Articulated A.S. to B.S. Career Path)                                           intermediate and advanced course sequence as a guide in program
                                                                                 planning.
The Criminal Justice degree program offers the student a broad
background in the history, philosophy, organization, management and              All degree-seeking students must satisfy entry testing requirements and
operation of the criminal justice system. It is designed for students who        satisfactorily complete all Mandatory Courses in reading, student
seek immediate employment in the field of criminal justice and/or who            success, mathematics, English, and English for Academic Purposes in
decide to utilize this Articulated A.S. to B.S. Career Path to transfer to       which the student is placed.
any Florida public university as a junior to complete a four-year
Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice.                                           FOUNDATION COURSES
                                                                                     Course        Title                                    Credits
This program prepares students to work in law enforcement,                          CCJ 1020       Introduction to Criminal Justice           3
corrections, private/industry security and other criminal justice fields. It         CCJ 1010       Criminology                                3
                                                                                    CJE 2140       Introduction to Security                   3
is also beneficial to professionals seeking incentive benefits or
                                                                                    CJE 2110       Career Choices in Criminal Justice         1
career enhancement. In addition, this program can be useful as a first step
                                                                                    CJC 2000       Introduction to Corrections                3
toward a career in other legal or public service careers. Successful
                                                                                 +* ENC 1101       Freshman Composition I                     3
completion of a state-certified training academy and state examination is
                                                                                 ^ PSY 1012        General Psychology
required to be a sworn law enforcement or corrections officer in the State                              or
of Florida regardless of any degree work which may have been completed.              SYG 2000      Introductory Sociology                      3
                                                                                                   Criminal Justice Technology Elective        3
Graduates of specific programs at TECO may be eligible for the award of                            Total Credits                              22
credit in specific courses in this program. For information and
requirements, visit the Valencia Web Site at                                     INTERMEDIATE COURSES
valenciacc.edu/asdegrees/tec/cfm to view the Criminal Justice articulation           Course        Title                                    Credits
agreement. Eligible students should contact the related academic                    CCJ 2452       Criminal Justice Administration             3
department and/or career program advisor at Valencia for the award of               CJE 2600       Criminal Investigation                      3
credit.                                                                             CJL 2102       Criminal Evidence and Procedures            3
                                                                                    CJE 2000       Policing Systems and Procedures             3
Students who have successfully completed a state-certified training                 CJL 2100       Criminal Law                                3
academy such as Valencia’s Criminal Justice Institute and passed a                  SPC 1608       Fundamentals of Speech                     3
                                                                                 +* Mathematics    (See A.A. Gen Ed Requirement) (GR)         3
recognized state certification exam for Law Enforcement Officer,
                                                                                                   Criminal Justice Technology Elective        3
Corrections Officer or Probation/Parole Officer, may also be eligible to                           1
                                                                                                     Elective(s)                               3
receive credit for certain courses in this program. For information and
                                                                                                   Total Credits                              27
requirements, visit the Valencia Web Site at
valenciacc.edu/asdegrees/tec.cfm to view the Alternative Award of Credit         ADVANCED COURSES
agreement and complete a request form. To have the credit awarded,                   Course        Title                                    Credits
students should bring the required documentation to the Dean’s                       CJJ2001       Juvenile Justice Systems                    3
academic department for verification and approval.                                   Science       (See A.A. Gen Ed Requirement)               3
                                                                                     Humanities    (See A.A. Gen Ed Requirement)               3
Several Florida public universities recently have begun to provide                                 1
                                                                                                     Elective(s)                               3
opportunities, in addition to the Articulated A.S. to B.S. transfer option,                        Criminal Justice Technology Elective        3
for A.S. degree graduates to pursue a bachelor’s degree. Information on                            Total Credits                              15
some of these transfer options, including those at the University of                               Total Degree Credits                       64
Central Florida, may be found in the Introduction to this catalog section
and at valenciacc.edu/asdegrees/tec.cfm. Students who want to continue           CRIMINAL JUSTICE TECHNOLOGY ELECTIVES:
                                                                                     Course        Title                                    Credits
their education should contact their university of choice.                         CJE 2160        Multicultural Law Enforcement              3
                                                                                   CJC 2162        Community Corrections                      3
Students are strongly encouraged to consult a career program advisor in
                                                                                 * CCJ 2941        Internship Exploration/Field
the department office for assistance in determining the best education                             Observation in Criminal Justice            3
plan for their career goals.                                                         CCJ 2930      Selected Topics in Criminal Justice        3
                                                                                     CGS 1060      Introduction to Computers                  3
Students wishing to transfer any credits from this program to another
                                                                                     CCJ 2022      Contemporary Issues in
institution must accept responsibility for securing approval from the
                                                                                                   Criminal Justice                           3
transfer institution.
                                                                                 NOTES:
                                                                                 1
                                                                                  Recommended Electives include SLS 1122 Student Success, ASL 2140
                                                                                  American Sign Language I, and SPN 1000 Basic Spanish.
Specialized courses may not be offered every session or on every campus.
+     This course must be completed with a grade of C or better.
*     This course has a prerequisite; check description in Valencia catalog.
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All specialized program courses are offered on the East Campus; some             All degree-seeking students must satisfy entry testing requirements and
specialized courses are offered at other locations.                              satisfactorily complete all Mandatory Courses in reading, student
                                                                                 success, mathematics, English, and English for Academic Purposes in
General Education courses are in bold print in the course listing.               which the student is placed.
This A.S. degree is transferable to UCF’s regional campuses offering the
                                                                                 FOUNDATION COURSES
B.A.S. degree. Check with UCF regional offices for their local campus                      Course        Title                                    Credits
offerings. The degree may also be transferable to B.A.S. programs                +* ENC 1101             Freshman Composition I                     3
offered by USF and DBCC. Check with USF and DBCC for acceptance of                  OST 1746             Food Service Computer Applications         2
this degree.                                                                        FOS 2201             Food Service Sanitation Management         3
                                                                                    FSS 2251             Food and Beverage Management               3
Students will be required to take 36 credit hours of General Education           * FSS 1203C             Quantity Food Production I                 3
courses to earn a Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A. S) degree from UCF.             HUN 1004             Healthy Cuisine/Nutrition                  3
                                                                                 * FSS 1240C             Classical Cuisine                          3
To graduate from UCF’s B.A.S. program, students will also have to fulfill
                                                                                    SPC 1608             Fundamentals of Speech                     3
the state’s foreign language requirement which is as follows: Two years             HFT 1000             Introduction to Hospitality and
of the same high school foreign language or two semesters of the same                                    Tourism Industry                           3
college-level foreign language.                                                                          Total Credits                             26
^If you are planning on enrolling in UCf’s Bachelor of Applied Science
                                                                                 INTERMEDIATE COURSES
 (B.A.S.) program, it is recommended that you take PSY 1012 General                        Course        Title                                    Credits
 Psychology.                                                                     * FSS 1246C             Baking and Pastries I                      3
                                                                                 * FSS 2204C             Quantity Food Production II                4
                                                                                   INP 1301              Psychology in Business and Industry
Culinary Management                                                                                         or
(Hospitality and Tourism Institute)                                              ^ PSY 1012              General Psychology                         3
Associate in Science Degree                                                        HFT 2223              Human Relations and
                                                                                                         Supervisory Development                    3
The hospitality industry is expanding and, with it, the need for skilled            FSS 2284             Catering and Banquet Management            3
culinary managers. Whether you are interested in learning skills to              * FSS 2242C             International and Regional Foods           3
become a culinary manager or upgrading your current culinary                        Science or
management talents, Valencia Community College has courses that may              +* Mathematics (See A.S. Gen Ed Requirement)                       3
interest you.                                                                                   Total Credits                                       22

Graduates of specific programs at Orange County Tech Centers and                 ADVANCED COURSES
TECO may be eligible for the award of credit in specific courses in this                   Course        Title                                    Credits
program. For information and requirements, visit the Valencia Web site                     FSS 2500      Food and Beverage Cost Control              3
at valenciacc.edu/asdegrees/tec.cfm to view the articulation agreement.          *         FSS 2205C     Quantity Food Production III                4
Eligible students should contact the related academic department                 *         FSS 2248C     Garde Manger                                3
                                                                                 *         FSS 2247C     Baking and Pastries II                      3
and/or career program advisor at Valencia for the award of credit.
                                                                                 *         FSS 2950C     1
                                                                                                           Culinary Compettion                 1-2 variable
                                                                                 *         FSS 2942      1
                                                                                                           Internship in Culinary Management   1-3 variable
Program expenses are given in the Financial section of this catalog.
                                                                                                         Total Credits                              16
                                                                                                         Total Degree Credits                       64
Several Florida public universities recently have begun to provide
opportunities for A.S. degree graduates to pursue a bachelor’s
                                                                                 NOTES:
degree. Information about such opportunities, including those at
                                                                                 All specialized program courses are offered on the West Campus; some
the University of Central Florida, is found in the Introduction to this
                                                                                 specialized courses are offered at other locations.
catalog section. Students who want to continue their education should
contact their university of choice.                                                  1
                                                                                         Students must earn three- credits in either a combination of FSS 2942
Students are strongly encouraged to consult a career program                             Internship in Baking and Pastry and FSS 2950C Culinary Competition or
advisor in the department office for assistance in determining the best                  three-credits in FSS 2942 Internship in Baking and Pastry.
education plan for their career goals.
                                                                                 General Education courses are in bold print in the course listing.
Although scheduling may not always provide for the following
progression of courses, students should use the foundation,                      This A.S. degree is transferable to UCF’s regional campuses offering the
intermediate and advanced course sequence as a guide in program                  B.A.S. degree. Check with UCF regional offices for their local campus
planning.                                                                        offerings. The degree may also be transferable to B.A.S. programs
                                                                                 offered by USF and DBCC. Check with USF and DBCC for acceptance of
                                                                                 this degree.
Specialized courses may not be offered every session or on every campus.
+     This course must be completed with a grade of C or better.
*     This course has a prerequisite; check description in Valencia catalog.

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Students will be required to take 36 credit hours of General Education                     This dental hygiene program is designed to prepare students for
courses to earn a Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A. S) degree from UCF.                    careers as dental hygienists. Graduates are eligible to take the national
                                                                                           board and Florida or regional examinations for licensure as registered
To graduate from UCF’s B.A.S. program, students will also have to fulfill                  dental hygienists. Graduates also will be eligible to receive certification
the state’s foreign language requirement which is as follows: Two years                    in expanded duties recognized by the Florida State Board of Dentistry.
of the same high school foreign language or two semesters of the same                      Dental Hygiene is a limited access program. Admission to Valencia does
college-level foreign language.                                                            not imply acceptance to the Dental Hygiene Program; students must apply
                                                                                           and be accepted into the program. General admission procedures for this
^If you are planning on enrolling in UCf’s Bachelor of Applied Science                     program are found in the Admissions section of this catalog. The Health
 (B.A.S.) program, it is recommended that you take PSY 1012 General                        Sciences Division provides information about specific admission criteria.
 Psychology.
                                                                                           Program expenses are given in the Financial section of this catalog.

Culinary Arts                                                                              Admission requirements for the A.S. Degree in Dental hygiene are:

(Hospitality and Tourism Institute)                                                        •    Submit a completed Valencia Community College application
Technical Certificate                                                                       •    Complete Dental Hygiene Prerequisites for Admission with minimum
                                                                                                grade of “C”
This program is designed for students interested in the culinary                           •    Have a minimum overall college GPA of 2.5 (including transfer work)
industry and for culinary managers desiring to enhance their skills.                       •    Satisfy the college entry testing requirements and satisfactorily
Learners develop skills that culinary professionals typically should have,                      complete all mandatory courses in reading, student success,
such as strategies for preparing healthy and nutritional dishes. This                           mathematics, English, English for Academic Purposes in which you
certificate program allows the learner to integrate baking and pastry                           are placed
                                                                                           •    Students must successfully complete the designated entrance test
skills with traditional culinary skills. Students also learn knife skills,
                                                                                                requirements for Health Sciences prior to submitting the Dental
kitchen procedures, and sanitation/safety procedures.
                                                                                                Hygiene Application
                                                                                           •    Submit a completed Valencia Dental Hygiene Program application
Program expenses are given in the Financial section of this catalog.
                                                                                           A student who fails or withdraws from any course with a subject prefix
    Course              Title                                                  Credits
                                                                                           of DEH or DES will not be permitted to continue in the Dental Hygiene
    FOS 2201            Food Service Sanitation Management                        3        Program. A student may petition the Dental Hygiene Program one time
    FSS 2251            Food and Beverage Management                              3        to be allowed to repeat a course with a subject prefix of DEH or DES. If
*   FSS 1203C           Quantity Food Production I                                3        the student is unsuccessful in this repeat, he/she will not be allowed to
*   FSS 1240C           Classical Cuisine                                         3        continue in the Dental Hygiene Program. Graduates of the Dental
*   FSS 1246C           Baking and Pastries I                                     3        Assisting program at OTEC – Orlando Tech may be awarded credit in
*   FSS 2204C           Quantity Food Production II                              4         specific courses in this program after completing one term in the Dental
*   FSS 2242C           International and Regional Foods                          3        Hygiene Program at Valencia. For information and requirements, visit
*   FSS 2205C           Quantity Food Production III                             4         the Valencia Web site at valenciacc.edu/asdegrees/tec.cfm to view the
*   FSS 2248C           Garde Manger                                              3        articulation agreement. Eligible students should contact the related
*   FSS 2247C           Baking and Pastries II                                    3        academic department at Valencia for the award of credit. Several
*   FSS 2942            Internship in Culinary Management                         3        Florida public universities recently have begun to provide opportunities
                        Total Certificate Credits                                 35        for A.S. degree graduates to pursue a bachelor’s degree. Information
                                                                                           about such opportunities, including those at the University of Central
NOTES:                                                                                     Florida, is found in the Introduction to this catalog section. Students
All certificate courses are offered on the West Campus; some courses                       who want to continue their education should contact their university of
are offered at other locations.                                                            choice. Students are strongly encouraged to consult a Health Sciences
                                                                                           advisor for assistance in determining the best education plan for their
                                                                                           career goals.
Dental Hygiene
Associate in Science Degree                                                                Prerequisites for Admission:
Limited Access                                                                                  Course        Title                                       Credits
                                                                                           +*   BSC 2093C     Human Anatomy and Physiology I                4
This program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation                       +*   BSC 2094C     Human Anatomy and Physiology II               4
and has been granted the accreditation status of “approval without                         +*   MCB 2010C     Microbiology                                  4
reporting requirements.” The Commission is a specialized accrediting                       +*   ENC 1101      Freshman Composition I                        3
body recognized by the United States Department of Education. The                                             Total Credits                                 15
Commission on Dental Accreditation can be contacted at (312) 440-4653
or at 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611.                                          Year I
                                                                                           SUMMER TERM
                                                                                                Course        Title                                       Credits
                                                                                           + DES 1020         Dental Anatomy                                 2
Specialized courses may not be offered every session or on every campus.                   + DES 1020L        Dental Anatomy Laboratory                      1
+     This course must be completed with a grade of C or better.                                              Total Credits                                  3
*     This course has a prerequisite; check description in Valencia catalog.
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FALL TERM                                                                                  and must have their civil rights intact. This policy is in response to
     Course             Title                                                  Credits     requirements by clinical agencies and State/Federal regualtions.
+*   DEH 1003           Fundamentals of Dental Hygiene                            3
+    DEH 1003L          Dental Hygiene Instrumentation                            2        Specialized program courses are offered on the West Campus.
+    DES 1200           Dental Radiography                                        2
+    DES 1200L          Dental Radiography Laboratory                             1
                                                                                           General Education courses are in bold print in the course listing.
+    DES 1800           Introduction to Clinical Procedures                       1
+    DES 1800L          Introduction to Clinical Procedures Lab                   1
                                                                                           This A.S. degree is transferable to UCF’s regional campuses offering the
+    DES 1100           Dental Materials                                          2
+    DES 1100L          Dental Materials Lab                                      1        B.A.S. degree. Check with UCF regional offices for their local campus
                        Total Credits                                            13        offerings. The degree may also be transferable to B.A.S. programs
                                                                                           offered by USF and DBCC. Check with USF and DBCC for acceptance of
SPRING TERM                                                                                this degree.
     Course             Title                                                  Credits     Students will be required to take 36 credit hours of General Education
+    HUN 2202           Essentials of Nutrition with Diet Therapy                 3        courses to earn a Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A. S) degree from UCF.
+    DEH 1130C          General and Oral Histology                                2
+*   DEH 1800           Dental Hygiene I                                          2        To graduate from UCF’s B.A.S. program, students will also have to fulfill
+*   DEH 1800L          Clinical Dental Hygiene I                                 5        the state’s foreign language requirement which is as follows: Two years
+*   DES 1600           Dental Office Emergencies                                 1        of the same high school foreign language or two semesters of the same
+*   DEH 1602           Periodontology I                                          1        college-level foreign language.
                        Total Credits                                            14

SUMMER TERM A                                                                              Diagnostic Medical Sonography
     Course             Title                                                  Credits
                                                                                           Associate in Science Degree
+    SPC 1608           Fundamentals of Speech                                   3
+*   DEH 1802           Dental Hygiene II                                        2         Limited Access
+*   DEH 1802L          Clinical Dental Hygiene II                               3
+*   DEH 2604           Periodontology II                                         1        This program is designed to prepare the student for employment
+    DEH 2300           Pharmacology                                             2         as a diagnostic medical sonographer. The sonographer should be skilled
                        Total Credits                                            11        by academic and clinical training to perform ultrasound examinations
                                                                                           under the supervision of a qualified physician.
Year II
FALL TERM                                                                                  Diagnostic Medical Sonography is a dynamic new field in the medical
     Course             Title                                                  Credits     arena. It is presently being used to evaluate many soft tissue organs in
+    PSY 1012           General Psychology                                        3        the body. Some of these organs are the liver, gallbladder, kidneys, and
+*   DEH 2400           General and Oral Pathology                                3        pancreas. One of the most fascinating uses of diagnostic ultrasound is
+*   DEH 2701           Community Dental Health I                                 3        the examination and evaluation of the unborn child. With the most
+*   DEH 2804           Dental Hygiene III                                        3        recent technical advances in ultrasound, the sonographer is now able to
+*   DEH 2804L          Clinical Dental Hygiene III                              4         evaluate flow dynamics of many blood vessels of the fetus, pediatric and
+    Humanities         (See A.S. Gen Ed Requirement)                             3        adult patient.
                        Total Credits                                            19
                                                                                           Properly trained sonographers are in demand in hospitals, clinics,
SPRING TERM                                                                                doctor's offices, marketing, applications, and mobile services.
     Course             Title                                                  Credits
+ SYG 2000              Introductory Sociology                                   3         The program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied
+* DEH 2605             Periodontology Seminar                                   1         Health Education Programs. Graduates are eligible to take the national
+* DEH 2504             Advanced Principles of Dental                                      certifying examinations administered by the American Registry of
                        Hygiene Seminar                                          1         Diagnostic Medical Sonographers.
+* DEH 2702             Community Dental Health II                               1
                                                                                           Diagnostic Medical Sonography is a limited access program. Admission
+* DEH 2812             Dental Hygiene IV                                        2
                                                                                           to Valencia does not imply acceptance to the Diagnostic Medical
+* DEH 2806L            Clinical Dental Hygiene IV                               5
                                                                                           Sonography Program; students must apply and be accepted into the
                        Total Credits                                           13
                                                                                           program. General admission procedures for this program are found in
                        Total Degree Credits                                    88         the Admissions section of this catalog.

NOTES:                                                                                     Program expenses are given in the Financial section of this catalog.
All accepted applicants must be screened by the Florida Department of
                                                                                           Admission requirements for the A.S. Degree in Diagnostic Medical
Law Enforcement for criminal history. Applicants for Valencia Community                    Sonography are:
College Health Science Programs must be free of offenses that would                         • Submit a completed Valencia Community College application
disqualify them from a student clinical experience in a health care setting                • Complete Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program Prerequisites
                                                                                              for Admission with a minimum grade of “C”
                                                                                           • Student’s official Valencia record must indicate degree-seeking status
Specialized courses may not be offered every session or on every campus.                   • Have a minimum overall college GPA of 2.5 (including transfer
+     This course must be completed with a grade of C or better.                              work)
*     This course has a prerequisite; check description in Valencia catalog.

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•   Satisfy the college entry testing requirement and satisfactorily                       Year II
    complete all mandatory courses in reading, student success,                            FALL TERM
    mathematics, English, and English for Academic Purposes in                                  Course        Title                                       Credits
    which you are placed                                                                   +*   SON 2121      OB/GYN Sonography I                           3
• Students must successfully complete the designated entrance test                         +*   SON 2824      Clinical Sonography III                       3
    requirements for Health Sciences prior to submitting the                               +*   SON 2618      Acoustical Physics and Instrumentation II     3
    Sonography application                                                                 +*   SON 2150      Neurosonology and Superficial
• Submit a completed Valencia Diagnostic Medical Sonography                                                   Structures                                     3
    program application                                                                                       Total Credits                                 12
The program curriculum includes all courses that are required for the
Diagnostic Medical Sonography Associate in Science Degree. A                               SPRING TERM
minimum grade of C must be achieved in all courses identified in the                            Course        Title                                       Credits
program curriculum, including courses required for admission. After                        +*   SON 2122      OB/GYN Sonography II                           3
being accepted in the Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program, the                           +*   SON 2834      Clinical Sonography IV                         3
courses in the curriculum are progressive in nature, with one course                       +*   SON 2619      Acoustical Physics and Instrumentation III     2
building on the preceding course. Because of this progressive                              +    PSY 1012      General Psychology                             3
relationship, all courses in a term must be completed with a grade of C                    +    Humanities    (See A.S. Gen Ed Requirement)                  3
or better in order to continue to the next term. If a student achieves less                                   Total Credits                                 14
than a C or withdraws, before or after the college deadline, from any
course that is required for the Diagnostic Medical Sonography                              SUMMER TERM A
Associate in Science Degree, the student will not be allowed to continue                        Course        Title                                       Credits
in the program. Several Florida public universities recently have begun                    +* SON 2061        Seminar in Sonography                         4
to provide opportunities for A.S. degree graduates to pursue a                             +* SON 2882        Medical Sonography Clinical
bachelor’s degree. Information about such opportunities, including                                            Practicum                                      2
those at the University of Central Florida, is found in the Introduction                                      Total Credits                                 6
to this catalog section. Students who want to continue their education                                        Total Degree Credits                          72
should contact their university of choice. Students are strongly
encouraged to consult a Health Sciences advisor for assistance in                          NOTES:
determining the best education plan for their career goals.                                All accepted applicants must be screened by the Florida Department of
                                                                                           Law Enforcement for criminal history. Applicants for Valencia
Prerequisite:                                                                              Community College Health Science Programs must be free of offenses
     Course             Title                                                  Credits     that would disqualify them from a student clinical experience in a
+* BSC 2093C            Human Anatomy and Physiology I                           4         health care setting and must have their civil rights intact. This policy is
                        Total Credits                                            4         in response to requirements by clinical agencies and State/Federal
                                                                                           regulations.
Year I
FALL TERM
                                                                                           Specialized program courses are offered on the West Campus.
     Course             Title                                                  Credits
+*   SON 1000C          Introduction to Medical Sonography                        3        General Education courses are in bold print in the course listing.
+    HSC 1230C          Methods of Patient Care                                   2
+    HSC 1531           Medical Terminology                                       3
                                                                                           This A.S. degree is transferable to UCF’s regional campuses offering the
+*   BSC 2094C          Human Anatomy and Physiology II                          4
                                                                                           B.A.S. degree. Check with UCF regional offices for their local campus
                        Total Credits                                            12
                                                                                           offerings. The degree may also be transferable to B.A.S. programs
                                                                                           offered by USF and Daytona State College. Check with USF and Daytona
SPRING TERM
     Course             Title                                                  Credits
                                                                                           State College for acceptance of this degree.
+*   SON 1001C          Fundamentals of Sonography                               4
+*   SON 1804           Clinical Sonography I                                     2        Students will be required to take 36 credit hours of General Education
+*   MAC 1105           College Algebra                                           3        courses to earn a Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A. S) degree from UCF.
+    RTE 2762           Sectional Anatomy                                         3
                        Total Credits                                            12        To graduate from UCF’s B.A.S. program, students will also have to fulfill
                                                                                           the state’s foreign language requirement which is as follows: Two years
SUMMER TERM                                                                                of the same high school foreign language or two semesters of the same
     Course             Title                                                  Credits     college-level foreign language.
+*   SON 1614           Acoustical Physics and Instrumentation I 3
+*   SON 1112C          Abdominal Sonography                     4
+*   SON 1814           Clinical Sonography II                    2
+*   ENC 1101           Freshman Composition I                    3
                        Total Credits                            12


Specialized courses may not be offered every session or on every campus.
+     This course must be completed with a grade of C or better.
*     This course has a prerequisite; check description in Valencia catalog.                                                                                     continued
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Digital Media For Video and Motion Graphics                                                    INTERMEDIATE COURSES
                                                                                                Course       Title                                       Credits
Associate in Science Degree
                                                                                                POS 2041     U. S. Government                              3
Combining classroom experience with real-world projects, this                                   INP 1301     Psychology in Business and Industry
interdisciplinary program is designed for students seeking employment                                           or
in digital video production, video editing, and motion graphics creation.                       ^PSY 1012    General Psychology                            3
                                                                                           +*   DIG 2341C    Introduction to Motion Graphics               3
Students create persuasive, informational, educational, and
                                                                                           +*   DIG 2030C    Digital Video and Sound                       3
entertainment-based video, audio, and motion graphic content for use
                                                                                           +*   DIG 2500C    Fundamentals of Interactive Design            3
in multimedia, web, broadcast, and live event projects.
                                                                                           +*   DIG 2302C    Introduction to 3D Motion Graphics            3
Students are prepared to become production assistants, web video                           +    MUM 2630C    Sound for Media                               3
editors, motion graphics artists, videographers, and multimedia                            +*   GRA 2156C    Adobe Illustrator                             3
                                                                                                             Total Credits                                24
specialists.

Graduates of specific programs at Orange County Tech Centers may be                        ADVANCED COURSES
                                                                                                Course       Title                                       Credits
eligible for the award of credit in specific courses in this program. For
                                                                                           +*   DIG 2943     Internship in Digital Media                   1
information and requirements, visit the Valencia Web site at
                                                                                           +*   DIG 2284C    Advanced Digital Video and Sound              3
valenciacc.edu/asdegrees/tec.cfm to view the articulation agreement.
                                                                                           +*   DIG 2950C    Digital Media Project                         3
Eligible students should contact the related academic department                           +*   DIG 2580     Digital Media Portfolio Review                1
and/or career program advisor at Valencia for the award of credit.                         +*   DIG 2342C    Advanced Motion Graphics                      3
                                                                                                             Total Credits                                11
Several Florida public universities recently have begun to provide
                                                                                                             Total Degree Credits                         64
opportunities for A.S. degree graduates to pursue a bachelor’s degree.
                                                                                           NOTES:
Information about such opportunities, including those at the University
                                                                                           Specialized program courses are offered on the East Campus; some of
of Central Florida, is found in the Introduction to this catalog section.
                                                                                           the courses are offered at other locations.
Students who want to continue their education should contact their
university of choice.                                                                      General Education courses are in bold print in the course listing.
Students are strongly encouraged to consult a career program advisor in                    This A.S. degree is transferable to UCF’s regional campuses offering the
the department office for assistance in determining the best education                     B.A.S. degree. Check with UCF regional offices for their local campus
plan for their career goals.                                                               offerings. The degree may also be transferable to B.A.S. programs
Although scheduling may not always provide for the following                               offered by USF and Daytona State College. Check with USF and Daytona
progression of courses, students should use the foundation,                                State College for acceptance of this degree.
intermediate and advanced course sequence as a guide in program                            Students will be required to take 36 credit hours of General Education
planning.                                                                                  courses to earn a Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A. S) degree from UCF.
All degree-seeking students must satisfy entry testing requirements and                    To graduate from UCF’s B.A.S. program, students will also have to fulfill
satisfactorily complete all Mandatory Courses in reading, student                          the state’s foreign language requirement which is as follows: Two years
success, mathematics, English, and English for Academic Purposes in                        of the same high school foreign language or two semesters of the same
which the student is placed.                                                               college-level foreign language.
FOUNDATION COURSES                                                                         ^If you are planning on enrolling in UCf’s Bachelor of Applied Science
     Course             Title                                                  Credits      (B.A.S.) program, it is recommended that you take PSY 1012 General
     DIG 2100C          Web Essentials
                                                                                            Psychology.
                        or
   TPA 1380             Survey of Entertainment Technology                       2
+  DIG 2000C            Introduction to Digital Media and Design                 5         Digital Media Development
*  DIG 2109C            Digital Imaging Fundamentals                             3         Technical Certificate
+* DIG 2430C            Digital Storytelling                                     3
+* ART 1300C            Drawing I                                                3         This program is designed to provide students with the skills required to
+* GRA 1206C            Fundamentals of Typography                               3         create digital media presentations for Internet or CD/DVD delivery as
   GRA 1413             Professional Development for Designers                   1         well as other venues.
* ENC 1101              Freshman Composition I                                   3
   Humanities           (See A.S. Gen Ed Requirement)                            3              Course       Title                                       Credits
   Science or                                                                                 GRA 1413       Professional Development for Designers         1
+* Mathematics (See A.S. Gen Ed Requirement)                                      3        +* DIG 2500C      Fundamentals of Interactive Design             3
               Total Credits                                                     29           DIG 2100C      Web Essentials                                 2
                                                                                           +* DIG 2430C      Digital Storytelling                           3
                                                                                           * DIG 2109C       Digital Imaging Fundamentals                   3
                                                                                                             Total Certificate Credits                      12
                                                                                           NOTES:
Specialized courses may not be offered every session or on every campus.                   All certificate courses are offered on East Campus; some courses are
+     This course must be completed with a grade of C or better.
*     This course has a prerequisite; check description in Valencia catalog.
                                                                                           offered at other locations.

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Digital Media Production                                                                       NOTES:
Technical Certificate                                                                           All certificate courses are offered on the East Campus; some courses are
                                                                                               offered at other locations.
This program is designed to prepare students for initial employment as
digital media production technicians. This basic-to-intermediate-level
certificate provides students with the skills needed for the use of                            Digital Video Editing and Post-Production
computer hardware and software and video equipment to create digital                           Technical Certificate
media and digital video projects.
                                                                                               This program is designed to prepare students for employment as video
     Course             Title                                                  Credits
                                                                                               production or post-production assistants or to provide supplemental
+ DIG 2000C             Introduction to Digital Media                             5            training for those already employed in the field. This certificate
   GRA 1413             Professional Development for Designers                    1            provides students with the skills needed for video production, editing,
+ MUM 2630C             Sound for Media Technology                                3            post-production and image manipulation.
* DIG 2109C             Digital Imaging Fundamentals                              3
+* DIG 2030C            Digital Video and Sound                                   3               Course         Title                                      Credits
                        Total Certificate Credits                                 15            + DIG 2000C       Introduction to Digital Media and Design      5
                                                                                                  GRA 1413       Professional Development for Designers        1
                                                                                               * DIG 2109c       Digital Imaging Fundamentals                  3
NOTES:
                                                                                               * DIG 2430        Digital Storytelling                          3
All certificate courses are offered on East Campus; some courses are
                                                                                               +* DIG 2030C      Digital Video and Sound                       3
offered at other locations.
                                                                                               +* DIG 2284C      Advanced Digital Video and Sound              3
                                                                                               +* DIG 2341C      Introduction to Motion Graphics               3
                                                                                               +* DIG 2342C      Advanced Motion Graphics                      3
Digital Media Video Production                                                                                   Total Certificate Credits                     24
Technical Certificate
                                                                                               NOTES:
This program is designed to provide students with the skills required to                       All certificate courses are offered on East Campus; some courses are
create digital video presentations for DVDs, Internet or live audiences as                     offered at other locations.
well as other venues. This certificate focuses on screenwriting, digital
video production and post-production skills.
                                                                                               Digital Video Fundamentals
     Course             Title                                                  Credits         Technical Certificate
*    DIG 2430           Digital Storytelling                                      3
+*   DIG 2030C          Digital Video and Sound                                   3            This program is designed to prepare students for initial employment as
+*   DIG 2284C          Advanced Digital Video and Sound                          3            video or audio visual technicians. This basic-to-intermediate-level
+*   DIG 2341C          Introduction to Motion Graphics                           3            certificate provides students with the skills needed for computer
                        Total Certificate Credits                                 12            operations, video production, audio visual production and lighting to
NOTE:                                                                                          create video projects for Web, broadcast or industrial use.
All certificate courses are offered on the East Campus.
                                                                                                  Course         Title                                      Credits
                                                                                               + DIG 2000C       Introduction to Digital Media and Design      5
Digital Media Web Production                                                                      GRA 1413       Professional Development for Designers        1
                                                                                               +* DIG 2030C      Digital Video and Sound                       3
Technical Certificate
                                                                                               + MUM 2630C       Sound for Media                               3
This program is designed to prepare students for initial employment as                                           Total Certificate Credits                     12
Web production assistants or to provide supplemental training for those                        NOTES:
already employed in the field. This basic-to-intermediate-level                                All certificate courses are offered on East Campus; some courses are
certificate provides students with the skills needed for computer                              offered at other locations.
operations, digital media production and image manipulation to create
Web projects.
                                                                                               Drafting and Design Technology
     Course             Title                                                  Credits         Associate in Science Degree
     DIG 2100C          Web Essentials                                            2
     GRA 1413           Professional Development for Designers                    1            This program is designed to train technicians to assist engineers
*    DIG 2109C          Digital Imaging Fundamentals                              3            by translating ideas, rough sketches, specifications and calculations into
+    DIG 2500C          Fundamentals of Interactive Design                        3            complete and accurate working drawings. In addition, instruction is
+*   DIG 2341C          Introduction to Motion Graphics                           3            given in three CADD (Computer Aided Drafting and Design) courses
+*   DIG 2030C          Digital Video and Sound                                   3            which prepares the student for employment with institutions using
                        Total Certificate Credits                                 15            computer assisted engineering and design.

                                                                                               Graduates of specific programs at Orange County Tech Centers and
Specialized courses may not be offered every session or on every campus.                       TECO may be eligible for the award of credit in specific courses in this
+     This course must be completed with a grade of C or better.                               program. For information and requirements, visit the Valencia Web site
*     This course has a prerequisite; check description in Valencia catalog.
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at valenciacc.edu/asdegrees/tec.cfm to view the articulation agreement.                    DRAFTING AND DESIGN TECHNOLOGY ELECTIVES
Eligible students should contact the related academic department
and/or career program advisor at Valencia for the award of credit.                         The Electives requirement may be satisfied with any course(s) in the
                                                                                           Course Descriptions section of the Valencia Catalog with the subject
Several Florida public universities recently have begun to provide                         prefix of BCN, BCT, ETC, ETD, ETM, SUR or TAR.
opportunities for A.S. degree graduates to pursue a bachelor’s degree.
Information about such opportunities, including those at the University                    NOTES:
of Central Florida, is found in the Introduction to this catalog section.                  All specialized program courses are offered on the West Campus; some
Students who want to continue their education should contact their                         specialized courses are offered at other locations.
university of choice.
                                                                                           General Education courses are in bold print in the course listing.
Students are strongly encouraged to consult a career program
advisor in the department office for assistance in determining the best                    This A.S. degree is transferable to UCF’s regional campuses offering the
education plan for their career goals.                                                     B.A.S. degree. Check with UCF regional offices for their local campus
                                                                                           offerings. The degree may also be transferable to B.A.S. programs
Although scheduling may not always provide for the following
                                                                                           offered by USF and Daytona State College. Check with USF and Daytona
progression of courses, students should use the foundation, intermediate
                                                                                           State College for acceptance of this degree.
and advanced course sequence as a guide in program planning.
                                                                                           Students will be required to take 36 credit hours of General Education
All degree-seeking students must satisfy entry testing requirements and
satisfactorily complete all Mandatory Courses in reading, student                          courses to earn a Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A. S) degree from UCF.
success, mathematics, English, and English for Academic Purposes in
which the student is placed.                                                               To graduate from UCF’s B.A.S. program, students will also have to fulfill
                                                                                           the state’s foreign language requirement which is as follows: Two years
FOUNDATION COURSES                                                                         of the same high school foreign language or two semesters of the same
     Course             Title                                                  Credits     college-level foreign language.
+* ENC 1101             Freshman Composition I                                   3
   ETD 1031C            Introduction to Construction/
                        Drafting Technology                                      2         Drafting with Specializations in:
   ETD 1100C            Engineering Drawing                                      3             Architectural Drafting
   MTB 2321             Technical Mathematics                                    4             Mechanical Drafting
   Humanities           (See A.S. Gen Ed Requirement)                            3             Surveying Drafting
   Science or                                                                              Technical Certificate
+* Mathematics (See A.S. Gen Ed Requirement)                                     3
   Social Science(See A.S. Gen Ed Requirement)                                   3         This program is designed to prepare individuals for entry-level
   Gen Ed                                                                                  positions in architectural, mechanical, and surveying drafting that
   Elective      (See A.S. Gen Ed Requirement)                                   3         require computer-aided drafting skills. The content prepares the
                 Total Credits                                                  24         student to draw, dimension, and print drawings by computer in the
                                                                                           respective specialization area.
INTERMEDIATE COURSES
     Course             Title                                                  Credits
                                                                                           FOUNDATION COURSES
* SUR 1101C             Basic Surveying and Measurements
                                                                                               Course        Title                                      Credits
                        (Surveying I)                              4                         ETD 1100C       Engineering Drawing                           3
* ETD 1701              Mechanical Drafting I                      3                         ETD 1320        Introduction to CADD                          3
  ETC 1251              Engineering Materials and Processes        4                       * ETD 1340        Advanced CADD                                 3
  ETD 1320              Introduction to CADD                       3                         MTB 2321        Technical Mathematics                         4
* TAR 1120C             Architectural Drawing I                    4                                         Specialization Electives (All from
                        Drafting and Design Technology Elective(s) 3                                         the Same Specialization)                     11
                        Total Credits                             21                                         Total Certificate Credits                     24

ADVANCED COURSES
     Course             Title                                                  Credits
                                                                                           ARCHITECTURAL DRAFTING SPECIALIZATION ELECTIVES
                                                                                               Course        Title                                      Credits
*    ETD 2614           Electromechanical Drafting                              4
                                                                                               BCN 1272      Construction Blueprint Reading                3
*    ETD 1340           Advanced CADD                                            3
                                                                                           *   BCN 2941      Internship Exploration in Construction       1-4
*    ETD 2731           Mechanical Drafting II                                   3
                                                                                           *   BCT 2770      Building Construction Estimating              4
*    BCN 2405           Statics and Strengths of Materials                      4
                                                                                           *   ETD 2332      Customizing and Directories - CADD            3
*    ETD 2355           3-D CADD                                                 3
                                                                                           *   ETD 2355      3-D CADD                                      3
                        Total Credits                                           17
                                                                                               ETC 1251      Engineering Materials and Processes           4
                        Total Degree Credits                                    62             SUR 2390      Introduction to Geographic
                                                                                                             Information Systems                           4
                                                                                           * TAR 1120C       Architectural Drawing I                       4
Specialized courses may not be offered every session or on every campus.
+     This course must be completed with a grade of C or better.                           * TAR 2033C       Architectural Design                          3
*     This course has a prerequisite; check description in Valencia catalog.

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MECHANICAL DRAFTING SPECIALIZATION ELECTIVES                                                   SUR 2390       Introduction to Geographic
    Course              Title                                                  Credits                        Information Systems                          4
*   ETD 1701            Mechanical Drafting I                                    3         * TAR 1120C        Architectural Drawing I                      4
*   ETD 2332            Customizing and Directories - CADD                       3         * TAR 2033C        Architectural Design                         3
*   ETD 2355            3-D CADD                                                 3
*   ETD 2614            Electromechanical Drafting                               4         NOTES:
*   ETD 2731            Mechanical Drafting II                                   3         All certificate courses are offered on the West Campus; some courses
*   ETD 2941            Internship Exploration in Drafting                                 are offered at other locations.
                        and Design                                              1-4
    SUR 2390            Introduction to Geographic
                        Information Systems                                      4         Electronics Engineering Technology with
SURVEYING DRAFTING SPECIALIZATION ELECTIVES
                                                                                           Specializations in:
    Course              Title                                                  Credits          Electronics
  ETD 1328C             Introduction to Microstation                             4              Laser and Photonics
* SUR 1101C             Basic Surveying and Measurements                                        Robotics and Simulation
                        (Surveying I)                                            4              Telecommunication and Wireless
* SUR 2202C             Highway Drafting and Route Design                        4         Associate in Science Degree
  SUR 2390              Introduction to Geographic
                        Information Systems                                      4         This program is designed to produce highly-skilled technicians capable
* SUR 2460              Subdivisions                                             3         of assisting in the design, production, operation and servicing of
* SUR 2640              Advanced Surveying Computations                                    electronics, optics, photonics, lasers, telecommunication and wireless
                        (Surveying III)                                          4         systems and equipment. The specializations will provide an up-to-date
* SUR 2941              Internship Exploration in Surveying                     1-4        curriculum in electronics engineering, lasers and photonics, and
                                                                                           telecommunication and wireless technology. Valencia is a Center of
NOTES:                                                                                     Electronics Emphasis in Florida and is equipped with special test
All certificate courses are offered on the West Campus; some courses                       equipment and advanced laboratories which provide the latest in
are offered at other locations.                                                            hands-on experience.

                                                                                           Graduates of specific programs at Orange County Tech Centers may be
Drafting - AutoCAD                                                                         eligible for the award of credit in specific courses in this program. For
Technical Certificate                                                                       information and requirements, visit the Valencia Web site at
                                                                                           valenciacc.edu/asdegrees/tec.cfm to view the articulation agreement.
This program is designed for a professional or entry-level individual in a                 Eligible students should contact the related academic department
technical area that requires computer-aided drafting skills. The content                   and/or career program advisor at Valencia for the award of credit.
prepares the student to draw, dimension, and print technical drawings
by computer.                                                                               Several Florida public universities recently have begun to provide
                                                                                           opportunities for A.S. degree graduates to pursue a bachelor’s
FOUNDATION COURSES                                                                         degree. Information about such opportunities, including those at
    Course              Title                                                  Credits     the University of Central Florida, is found in the Introduction to this
  ETD 1100C             Engineering Drawing                                       3        catalog section. Students who want to continue their education should
  ETD 1320              Introduction to CADD                                      3        contact their university of choice.
* ETD 1340              Advanced CADD                                             3
                        Drafting Electives                                       6         Students are strongly encouraged to consult a career program
                        Total Certificate Credits                                 15        advisor in the department office for assistance in determining the best
                                                                                           education plan for their career goals.
DRAFTING - AUTOCAD ELECTIVES
    Course              Title                                                  Credits     Although scheduling may not always provide for the following
*   ETD 1701            Mechanical Drafting I                                    3         progression of courses, students should use the foundation,
*   ETD 2332            Customizing and Directories - CADD                       3         intermediate and advanced course sequence as a guide in program
*   ETD 2355            3-D CADD                                                 3         planning.
*   ETD 2614            Electromechanical Drafting                               4
*   ETD 2731            Mechanical Drafting II                                   3         All degree-seeking students must satisfy entry testing requirements and
*   ETD 2942            Internship in Drafting and Design                                  satisfactorily complete all Mandatory Courses in reading, student
                        Technology                                              1-4        success, mathematics, English, and English for Academic Purposes in
  MTB 2321              Technical Mathematics                                    4         which the student is placed.
* SUR 1101C             Basic Surveying and Measurements
                        (Surveying I)                                            4
* SUR 2202C             Highway Drafting and Route Design                        4


Specialized courses may not be offered every session or on every campus.
+     This course must be completed with a grade of C or better.
*     This course has a prerequisite; check description in Valencia catalog.
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FOUNDATION COURSES                                                                         Robotics and Simulation Specialization
     Course             Title                                                  Credits            Course         Title                                   Credits
+ * ENC 1101       Freshman Composition I                                        3         * EST 1603            Fundamentals of Robotics
^
     MTB 1329C     Mathematics for Electronics                                   3                               and Simulation                            3
^ A1
     CET 2178C     A+ Concepts (Hardware)                                        3         *      EST 2275       Modeling and Simulation                   3
^
     CET 2486C     Local Area Networks                                           3         *      EST 2511C      Electromechanical Systems                 3
^
  * CET 2112C      Digital Systems I                                             3         *      EST 2604       Robotics Applications                     3
^
     EET 1214C     Introduction to Engineering Technology                        2         *      EST 1610       Principles of Virtual Reality             3
     Humanities (See A.S. Gen Ed Requirement)                                    3         *      EST 2673C      Programmable Logic Controllers            3
     Science or                                                                                                  Electives                                 6
+ * Mathematics (See A.S. Gen Ed Requirement)                                    3                               Total Credits                            24
     Social Science(See A.S. Gen Ed Requirement)                                 3                               Total Degree Credits                     68
     Gen Ed
     Elective      (See A.S. Gen Ed Requirement)                                 3         Telecommunication and Wireless Specialization
                   Total Credits                                                29                Course         Title                                   Credits
                                                                                             *    EST 1210       Introduction to Photonics                 3
INTERMEDIATE COURSES
                                                                                           ^
                                                                                              *   CET 2854       Wireless Networks                         3
     Course             Title                                                  Credits     ^*     CET 2675       Voice Over IP                             4
^ * CET 2113C           Digital Systems II                                       3            *   EET 2325C      RF Communication                          3
* CET 2123C             Fundamentals of Microprocessors                          3            *   EET 2365C      Wireless and Data Communication           3
* EET 1015C             Fundamentals of DC Circuits                                        ^*     EST 2220C      Introduction to Fiber Optics              3
                                     and                                                                         Electronics Engineering Technology
* EET 1025C             Fundamentals of AC Circuits                                                              Electives                                 5
                                     or                                                                          Total Credits                            24
* EET 1036C             Fundamentals of DC and AC Circuits                       6                               Total Degree Credits                     68
* EET 1141C             Semiconductor Devices and Circuits                        3
                        Total Credits                                            15        ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY ELECTIVES

Electronics Specialization                                                                 The Electives requirement may be satisfied with any course(s) in the
     Course             Title                                                  Credits     Course Descriptions section of the Valencia catalog with the subject
*    EST 1210           Introduction to Photonics                                3         prefix of CET, EET or EST or SLS 1303 Job Search.
*    EET 2142C          Integrated Circuits                                      3         NOTES:
*    EST 2511C          Electromechanical Systems                                3
*    EET 2325C          RF Communication                                         3         A1
                                                                                                This is a required course leading to A+ Certification.
*    EET 2365C          Wireless and Data Communication                          3         Specialized program courses are offered on the West Campus.
*    EST 2673C          Programmable Logic Controllers                           3
                        Electronics Engineering Technology                                 General Education courses are in bold print in the course listing.
                        Electives                                                6
                                                                                           This A.S. degree is transferable to UCF’s regional campuses offering the
                        Total Credits                                           24
                                                                                           B.A.S. degree. Check with UCF regional offices for their local campus
                        Total Degree Credits                                    68
                                                                                           offerings. The degree may also be transferable to B.A.S. programs
Laser and Photonics Specialization                                                         offered by USF and Daytona State College. Check with USF and Daytona
                                                                                           State College for acceptance of this degree.
     Course             Title                                                  Credits
*    EST 1210           Introduction to Photonics                                3         Students will be required to take 36 credit hours of General Education
^*   EST 2220C          Introduction to Fiber Optics                             3         courses to earn a Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A. S) degree from UCF.
*    EST 2221C          Introduction to Electro-Optical Devices                  3
*    EST 2230           Introduction to Lasers                                   3         To graduate from UCF’s B.A.S. program, students will also have to fulfill
 *   EET 2325C          RF Communication                                         3         the state’s foreign language requirement which is as follows: Two years
 *   EET 2365C          Wireless and Data Communication                          3         of the same high school foreign language or two semesters of the same
                        Electronics Engineering Technology                                 college-level foreign language.
                        Electives                                                6
                        Total Credits                                           24
                        Total Degree Credits                                    68




Specialized courses may not be offered every session or on every campus.
+     This course must be completed with a grade of C or better.
*     This course has a prerequisite; check description in Valencia catalog.

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Basic Electronics Technician                                                         Robotics and Simulation Technician
Technical Certificate                                                                 Technical Certificate
This program is designed to prepare individuals for employment                       This program preparess individuals to install, maintain and
as electrical and electronics technicians, electronic testers or in                  troubleshoot general robot systems and simulators. Graduates of this
related occupations in electronics. This program includes the basic                  technical program will be prepared to enter advanced training and
electronics competencies as identified by the electronics industry                   education in specialized Robotics and Simulation related fields. The
as prerequisite for all technical programs. This program prepares
                                                                                     content includes, but is not limited to: Robotic Applications, Modeling
individuals to assemble, install, operate, maintain, troubleshoot and
                                                                                     and Simulation, and Virtual Reality Environment. Integrated into this
repair basic electronic equipment used in industry. It also prepares
                                                                                     program will be communications skills, leadership skills, human
students to enter advanced training and education in specialized
                                                                                     relations skills, employability skills, safe and efficient work practices,
electronics-related fields. The content includes, but is not limited
to, DC and AC circuits and digital systems. Integrated into this                     use of circuit diagrams and schematics, laboratory practices and
content will be communication, leadership, human relations, and                      technical recording and reporting.
employability skills; safe and efficient work practices; use of circuit
                                                                                          Course        Title                                       Credits
diagrams and schematics; soldering; laboratory practices; and
                                                                                     *    EST 1603      Fundamentals of Robotics and Simulation        3
technical recording and reporting.
                                                                                     *    EST 2275      Modeling and Simulation                        3
     Course           Title                                              Credits     *    EST 2604      Robotics Applications                          3
^ EET 1214C           Introduction to Engineering Technology               2         *    EST 1610      Principles of Virtual Reality                  3
^ MTB 1329C           Mathematics for Electronics                          3                            Total Certificate Credits                      12
* EET 1015C           Fundamentals of DC Circuits                                    NOTE:
                      and                                                            All certificate courses are offered on the West Campus.
* EET 1025C           Fundamentals of AC Circuits
                      or
* EET 1036C           Fundamentals of DC and AC Circuits                    6        Wireless and IP Communication Technician
^* CET 2112C          Digital Systems I                                     3        Technical Certificate
                      Total Certificate Credits                             14
                                                                                     This program is designed to prepare individuals for employment as
                                                                                     communications engineering technicians, network technicians,
NOTE:
All certificate courses are offered on the West Campus.                              wireless network operations specialists, IP (Internet Protocol)
                                                                                     technicians or in related occupations in communications. The program
                                                                                     content includes, but is not limited to, basic computer and networking
                                                                                     skills, network communication systems, telephony, and wireless
Laser and Photonics Technician                                                       communication systems. Integrated into this content will be
Technical Certificate                                                                 communication, leadership, human relations, and employability skills;
This program is designed to prepare individuals for employment as laser              safe and efficient work practices; use of circuit diagrams and
and optics technicians or in related occupations in laser and optics. This           schematics; soldering; laboratory practices; and technical recording
program includes the basic competencies as identified by the laser and               and reporting.
optics industry. This program prepares individuals to assemble, install,
                                                                                          Course        Title                                       Credits
operate, maintain, troubleshoot and repair basic laser and optical
                                                                                     ^    EET 1214C     Introduction to Engineering Technology         2
devices and equipment used in industry and prepares individuals to
                                                                                     ^    MTB 1329C     Mathematics for Electronics                    3
enter advanced training and education in specialized laser and optics-
                                                                                     ^*   CET 2486C     Local Area Networks                            3
related fields. The content includes, but is not limited to, laser circuits,
                                                                                     ^*   CET 2675      Voice Over IP                                 4
electro-optical devices and circuits, DC and AC circuits. Integrated into
                                                                                     ^*   CET 2854      Wireless Networks                              3
this content will be communication, leadership, human relations, and
                                                                                                        Total Certificate Credits                      15
employability skills; safe and efficient work practices; use of circuit
diagrams and schematics; soldering; laboratory practices; and technical              NOTE:
recording and reporting.                                                             All certificate courses are offered on West Campus; some are offered at
                                                                                     other locations.
     Course           Title                                              Credits
 *   EST 1210         Introduction to Photonics                             3
^*   EST 2220C        Introduction to Fiber Optics                          3
 *   EST 2221C        Introduction to Electro-Optical Devices               3
 *   EST 2230         Introduction to Lasers                                3
                      Total Certificate Credits                             12
NOTE:
All certificate courses are offered on the West Campus.


Specialized courses may not be offered every session or on every campus.
+     This course must be completed with a grade of C or better.
*     This course has a prerequisite; check description in Valencia catalog.
^     These courses are common with the Computer Engineering Technology degree.                                                                            continued

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Emergency Medical Services Technology                                                A minimum grade of C is required in all courses to meet prerequisite
Associate in Science Degree                                                          and graduation requirements. Any student admitted to the EMS
                                                                                     program who fails or withdraws from any two EMS courses (can be the
      EMT (Emergency Medical Technology)                                             same course or two different courses) must petition the Health Science
      Applied Technology Diploma                                                     EMS Program Committee for re-evaluation and readmission. Students
                                                                                     will be allowed to petition no more than one time.
      Paramedic Technology
      Technical Certificate                                                           Several Florida public universities recently have begun to provide
      Limited Access                                                                 opportunities for A.S. degree graduates to pursue a bachelor’s degree.
                                                                                     Information about such opportunities, including those at the University
This program adheres to all current standards and regulations                        of Central Florida, is found in the Introduction to this catalog section.
established by the U.S. Department of Transportation, the State                      Students who want to continue their education should contact their
of Florida Department of Health/Bureau of Emergency Medical                          university of choice.
Services, and the Committee on Accreditation of Educational
Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Profession.                              Students are strongly encouraged to consult a Health Sciences
                                                                                     advisor for assistance in determining the best education plan for their
The EMS Degree program is designed for students who desire a career                  career goals.
in out-of-hospital emergency medicine. The program will prepare the
student for state board certification or national registry as an                     EMT Applied Technology Diploma (ATD)
emergency medical technician and a paramedic. Through a
                                                                                          Course       Title                                      Credits
comprehensive program consisting of theory, clinical and field
                                                                                     + EMS 1119        1
                                                                                                         Fundamentals of Emergency
internship, the student will develop skills for assuming the role of basic
                                                                                                       Medical Technology                           5
and advanced life support provider. Students must successfully
                                                                                     + EMS 1119L       1
                                                                                                         Fundamentals of Emergency
complete the state board certification for Emergency Medical
                                                                                                       Medical Technology Practice                  3
Technician before they take any advanced courses or before they are
                                                                                     + EMS 1431        1
                                                                                                         Emergency Medical Technician
eligible for the state paramedic examination.
                                                                                                       Clinical Practicum                           3
Emergency Medical Technology (EMT) Diploma and Paramedic                                               Total Credits                                11
Certificate students are encouraged to continue their studies for the A.S.
Degree. To earn the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Degree, a                       Paramedic Technology Certificate
student must complete the EMT Diploma and the Paramedic Certificate                       Course       Title                                      Credits
as well as the General Education and Elective Component.                             + BSC 1084        2
                                                                                                        Essentials of Human Structure
General admission procedures for this program are found in the                                         and Function                                 3
Admissions section of this catalog. The Health Sciences Division                     +*   EMS 2603     Paramedic I                                  4
provides information about specific admission criteria.                              +    EMS 2603L    Paramedic I Laboratory                       3
                                                                                     +    EMS 2666     Paramedic I Clinical                         4
Program expenses are given in the Financial section of this catalog.                 +*   EMS 2604     Paramedic II                                 5
The EMT Applied Technology Diploma is an open enrollment program.                    +    EMS 2604L    Paramedic II Laboratory                      3
Courses are corequisites. Students must register for the 11 required                 +    EMS 2667     Paramedic II Clinical                        4
credits and complete in one semester.                                                +*   EMS 2647     Endotracheal Intubation                      3
                                                                                     +*   EMS 2605     Paramedic III                                2
The Paramedic Certificate is a limited access program. Admission                     +    EMS 2605L    Paramedic III Laboratory                     2
to Valencia does not imply acceptance to the Paramedic Certificate                   +    EMS 2668     Paramedic III Clinical                       4
Program; students must apply and be accepted into the program.                       +*   EMS 2659     Paramedic IV (Provisional Field
Florida-certified paramedics who have completed a Florida-                                             Internship)                                   5
approved paramedic program will receive, through transfer,                                             Total Credits                                42
applicable credits for Valencia’s Paramedic Certificate Program.
                                                                                     General Education and Elective Component
Admission requirements for the A.S. Degree in Emergency Medical                           Course       Title                                      Credits
Services Technology are:                                                             +*   ENC 1101     Freshman Composition I                        3
                                                                                     +*   Humanities   (See A.S. Gen Ed Requirement)                 3
•   Submit a completed Valencia Community College application
•   Submit a verification of current Florida EMT license                             +    POS 2041     U.S. Government                               3
•   Have a minimum overall college GPA of 2.0 (including transfer work)              +    PSY 1012     General Psychology                            3
•   Satisfy the college entry testing requirements and satisfactorily                +    SPC 1608     Fundamentals of Speech                        3
    complete all mandatory courses in reading, student success,                      +                 Electives                                     5
    mathematics, English, English for Academic Purposes in which you                                   Total Credits                                20
    are placed                                                                                         EMT ATD Courses                              11
•   Submit a completed Valencia Paramedic Program application                                          Paramedic Certificate Courses                 42
                                                                                                       Total Degree Credits                         73


Specialized courses may not be offered every session or on every campus.
+     This course must be completed with a grade of C or better.
*     This course has a prerequisite; check description in Valencia catalog.
^     These courses are common with the Computer Engineering Technology degrees.
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NOTES:                                                                           All degree-seeking students must satisfy entry testing requirements and
All accepted applicants must be screened by the Florida Department of            satisfactorily complete all Mandatory Courses in reading, student
Law Enforcement for criminal history. Applicants for Valencia Community          success, mathematics, English, and English for Academic Purposes in
College Health Science Programs must be free of offenses that would               which the student is placed.
disqualify them from a student clinical experience in a health care setting
and must have their civil rights intact. This policy is in response to           FOUNDATION COURSES
requirements by clinical agencies and State/Federal regulations.                       Course         Title                                     Credits
                                                                                 +* ENC 1101     Freshman Composition I                           3
1
  Courses needed for State EMT Certification.                                       THE 1020     Introduction to Theatre                          3
2
  It is recommended that BSC 1084 be taken prior to admission to the                TPA 1380     Survey of Entertainment Technology               2
  Paramedic Technology Certificate program.                                         TPA 1200     Basic Stagecraft                                 4
                                                                                    TPA 1230     Costume Techniques and
EMT courses and Paramedic courses are offered on the Osceola and                                 Wardrobe Practices
West Campuses.                                                                                      or
General Education courses are in bold print in the course listing.                   TPA 1248    Makeup for the Stage                             3
                                                                                     INP 1301    Psychology in Business and Industry
This A.S. degree is transferable to UCF’s regional campuses offering the                            or
B.A.S. degree. Check with UCF regional offices for their local campus            ^ PSY 1012      General Psychology                               3
offerings. The degree may also be transferable to B.A.S. programs                    Science        or
offered by USF and Daytona State College. Check with USF and Daytona             + * Mathematics (See A.S. Gen Ed Requirement)                    3
State College for acceptance of this degree.                                                     Total Credits                                    21

Students will be required to take 36 credit hours of General Education           INTERMEDIATE COURSES
                                                                                       Course         Title                                     Credits
courses to earn a Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A. S) degree from UCF.                TPA 2250       Computer Assisted Drafting for
                                                                                                      the Entertainment Industry                  3
To graduate from UCF’s B.A.S. program, students will also have to fulfill          POS 2041           U.S. Government                             3
the state’s foreign language requirement which is as follows: Two years            TPA 2260           Introduction to Audio Production            4
of the same high school foreign language or two semesters of the same              TPA 2220           Introduction to Stage Lighting              4
college-level foreign language.                                                  * TPA 2221           Advanced Stage Lighting                     4
                                                                                   TPA 2000           Creative Design for the Theatre             3
                                                                                                      Total Credits                               21
Entertainment Design and Technology with
Specializations in:                                                                  Live Show Production Specialization
       Live Show Production                                                            Course         Title                                     Credits
                                                                                       TPA 1202       Fundamentals of Entertainment Technology 3
       Production Design
                                                                                 *     MUM 1662       Live Sound Techniques                    3
Associate in Science Degree
                                                                                       TPA 2252       Introduction to Audio Visual Technology 3
This program is designed to produce skilled designers and technicians            *     TPA 2279       Advanced Audio Visual Technology         3
for live entertainment and theatrical events. Students will specialize in              TPA 2290       1
                                                                                                        Technical Theatre Production           6
Production Design or Live Show Production. The curriculum will                   *     TPA 2292       Advanced Technical Production            3
prepare students to function independently or as part of a production            *     TPA 2942       Internship in Theatre                    1
team in the preparation and production of live shows for concerts,                                    Total Credits                           22
theatre, theme parks, and corporate presentations.                                                    Total Degree Credits                    64

Several Florida public universities recently have begun to provide                   Production Design Specialization
opportunities for A.S. degree graduates to pursue a bachelor’s degree.                 Course         Title                                     Credits
Information about such opportunities, including those at the University          * TPA 2030           Lighting Design for Live Entertainment      3
of Central Florida, is found in the Introduction to this catalog section.        * TPA 2060           Principles of Scenery Design                3
Students who want to continue their education should contact their                 TPP 2300           Directing I                                 3
university of choice.                                                              THE 2304           Script Analysis                             3
                                                                                   TPA 2290           Technical Theatre Production                3
Students are strongly encouraged to consult a career program advisor in          * TPA 2292           2
                                                                                                        Advanced Technical Production             6
the department office for assistance in determining the best education           * TPA 2942           Internship in Theatre                       1
plan for their career goals.                                                                          Total Credits                              22
                                                                                                      Total Degree Credits                       64
Although scheduling may not always provide for the following                     NOTES:
progression of courses, students should use the foundation,                      1
                                                                                   TPA 2290 must be repeated for a total of 6 credit hours.
intermediate and advanced course sequence as a guide in program                  2
                                                                                     TPA 2292 must be repeated for a total of 6 credit hours.
planning.
                                                                                 Specialized program courses are offered on the East Campus.
Specialized courses may not be offered every session or on every campus.
+     This course must be completed with a grade of C or better.                 General Education courses are in bold print in the course listing.
*     This course has a prerequisite; check description in Valencia catalog.

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This A.S. degree is transferable to UCF’s regional campuses offering the                   requires the applicant to submit, with the application, a resume
B.A.S. degree. Check with UCF regional offices for their local campus                      detailing his/her professional experiences that justifies a waiver of the
offerings. The degree may also be transferable to B.A.S. programs                          technical prerequisite courses. Further information is found in the
offered by USF and Daytona State College. Check with USF and Daytona                       Admissions section of this catalog.
State College for acceptance of this degree.
                                                                                           Following are the technical prerequisite courses that must be
Students will be required to take 36 credit hours of General Education                     completed successfully prior to application to the Advanced Courses:
courses to earn a Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A. S) degree from UCF.
                                                                                           TECHNICAL PREREQUISITE COURSES
To graduate from UCF’s B.A.S. program, students will also have to fulfill                     TPA 1380
the state’s foreign language requirement which is as follows: Two years                       TPA 1200
of the same high school foreign language or two semesters of the same                         FIL 1420
college-level foreign language.                                                               TPA 2260
                                                                                              TPA 2220
^If you are planning on enrolling in UCF’s Bachelor of Applied Science                        TPA 2290
 (B.A.S.) program, it is recommended that you take PSY 1012 General
 Psychology.                                                                               SELECTIVE ADMISSION ADVANCED COURSES

                                                                                           Common Core
Entertainment – Stage Technology                                                             FIL 2552
Technical Certificate                                                                        FIL 2580
                                                                                             FIL 2432C - Repeated three times
This program is designed to provide students with the foundation skills
required to begin working in Central Florida’s live entertainment                          Cinematography Specialization
industry. The program focuses on stagecraft, lighting, audio and                              FIL 2461
production for theatre, concerts, theme parks and industrial theatre.                         FIL 2450
                                                                                              FIL 2505
    Course              Title                                                  Credits        FIL 2537
    TPA 1200            Basic Stagecraft                                         4
    TPA 1380            Survey of Entertainment Technology                        2        Post-Production Specialization
    TPA 2220            Introduction to Stage Lighting                           4            FIL 2561
    TPA 2260            Introduction to Audio Production                         4            FIL 2543
    TPA 2290            Technical Theatre Production                              3
                        Total Certificate Credits                                 17        Students are strongly encouraged to complete all Foundation and
NOTE:                                                                                      Intermediate Courses before applying to the Advanced Courses.
All certificate courses are offered on the East Campus.
                                                                                           Enrollment in the Advanced Courses of this program will require a one
                                                                                           year, full-time commitment. The Advanced Courses are taught as a
Film Production Technology with                                                            series of master classes or "intensives" which may not conform to
Specializations in:                                                                        normal class scheduling or to the Academic Calendar in the
                                                                                           online official catalog.
       Cinematography
       Post-Production                                                                     Students who fail or withdraw from an Advanced Course or
Associate in Science Degree                                                                withdraw from the program are not guaranteed readmission in the
                                                                                           Advanced Courses.
Advanced Courses – Limited Access
                                                                                           Program expenses are given in the Financial section of this catalog.
This program is designed to prepare individuals for entry-level
positions in Cinematography or Post-Production. Emphasis is placed                         Several Florida public universities recently have begun to provide
upon developing production-related skills in the following areas:                          opportunities for A.S. degree graduates to pursue a bachelor’s
camera, grip, electrical, sound, editing and set construction. Technical                   degree. Information about such opportunities, including those at
prerequisite courses are designed to develop fundamental technical                         the University of Central Florida, is found in the Introduction to this
                                                                                           catalog section. Students who want to continue their education should
skills and broaden future placement possibilities.
                                                                                           contact their university of choice.
The Advanced Courses portion of this degree is limited access and                          Students are strongly encouraged to consult a career program
requires successful completion of the technical prerequisite courses                       advisor in the department office for assistance in determining the best
and then submission of a separate application as part of the admission                     education plan for their career goals.
process. A second method of admission to the Advanced Courses
                                                                                           All degree-seeking students must satisfy entry testing requirements and
                                                                                           satisfactorily complete all Mandatory Courses in reading,
Specialized courses may not be offered every session or on every campus.                   student success, mathematics, English, and English for Academic
+     This course must be completed with a grade of C or better.                           Purposes in which the student is placed.
*     This course has a prerequisite; check description in Valencia catalog.

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FOUNDATION COURSES                                                                         Students will be required to take 36 credit hours of General Education
    Course              Title                                                  Credits     courses to earn a Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A. S) degree from UCF.
+* ENC 1101             Freshman Composition I                                   3
   ENG 2100             Introduction to Film                                               To graduate from UCF’s B.A.S. program, students will also have to fulfill
                           or                                                              the state’s foreign language requirement which is as follows: Two years
   THE 1020             Introduction to Theatre                                  3
                                                                                           of the same high school foreign language or two semesters of the same
   TPA 1380             Survey of Entertainment Technology                       2
                                                                                           college-level foreign language.
   TPA 1200             Basic Stagecraft                                         4
   FIL 1420             Introduction to the Film Process                         3
   Science or                                                                              Film – Motion Picture Post-Production
+* Mathematics (See A.S. Gen Ed Requirement)                                      3
                                                                                           Advanced Technical Certificate
               Total Credits                                                     18
                                                                                           This program is designed for individuals who previously have received
INTERMEDIATE COURSES
    Course              Title                                                  Credits
                                                                                           degrees or training for advanced positions in motion picture post-
    POS 2041            U.S. Government                                          3         production. Emphasis is placed upon developing post-production skills
    TPA 2260            Introduction to Audio Production                         4         in sound, editing and mixing. Courses are designed to develop advanced
    TPA 2220            Introduction to Stage Lighting                           4         technical/artistic skills and broaden future career advancement
    TPA 2290            Technical Theatre Production                             3         possibilities.
    Gen Ed
    Elective            (See A.S. Gen Ed Requirement)                            3         Students who enroll in this certificate program of study must have at
                        Total Credits                                            17        least an Associate in Arts Degree, an Associate in Science Degree or the
                                                                                           equivalent as determined and approved by the East Campus
ADVANCED COMMON CORE COURSES                                                               Humanities, Foreign Language and Visual and Performing Arts Division.
    Course              Title                                                  Credits
* FIL 2552              Film Editing                                              3            Course         Title                                      Credits
* FIL 2580              Film Camera Techniques                                    3        + FIL 2571         Post-Production/Picture                   4
* FIL 2432C             Film Production                                                    + FIL 2543         Post-Production/Sound for Motion Pictures 4
                        (Repeated 3 times-4 Credits each)                        12        + FIL 2544         Post-Production/Surround Sound Mix        4
                        Total Credits                                            18                           Total Certificate Credits                  12
                                                                                           NOTES:
Cinematography Specialization
                                                                                           All certificate courses are offered on the East Campus.
    Course              Title                                                  Credits
*   FIL 2450            Film Gripping                                            3
*   FIL 2537            Film Sound                                               3         Graphics Technology with Specializations in:
*   FIL 2505            Film Lighting                                            3               Graphic Design
*   FIL 2461            Art of Cinematography                                    2               Interactive Design
                        Total Credits                                            11        Associate in Science Degree
Post-Production Specialization                                                             By providing students with theoretical and classroom experience which
    Course              Title                                                  Credits     closely parallels on-the-job activities, this program prepares students for
* FIL 2100              Screenwriting                             3                        careers in the graphics industry. Two specializations are available within
* FIL 2543              Post-Production/Sound for Motion Pictures 4                        the program: Graphic Design and Interactive Design. Graphic Design
* FIL 2561              Advanced Editing                          4                        prepares students for employment as designers, graphic artists and
                        Total Credits                             11                       computer graphic designers. Interactive Design prepares students for
                        Total Degree Credits                     64                        employment in areas of entry-level multimedia graphics and Web page
                                                                                           design.
NOTES:
Specialized program courses are offered on the East Campus.
                                                                                           Graduates of specific programs at Orange County Tech Centers may be
                                                                                           eligible for the award of credit in specific courses in this program. For
General Education courses are in bold print in the course listing.                         information and requirements, visit the Valencia Web site at
                                                                                           valenciacc.edu/asdegrees/tec.cfm to view the articulation agreement.
This A.S. degree is transferable to UCF’s regional campuses offering the                   Eligible students should contact the related academic department
B.A.S. degree. Check with UCF regional offices for their local campus                      and/or career program advisor at Valencia for the award of credit.
offerings. The degree may also be transferable to B.A.S. programs
offered by USF and Daytona State College. Check with USF and Daytona                       Several Florida public universities recently have begun to provide
State College for acceptance of this degree.                                               opportunities for A.S. degree graduates to pursue a bachelor’s degree.
                                                                                           Information about such opportunities, including those at the University
                                                                                           of Central Florida, is found in the Introduction to this catalog section.
                                                                                           Students who want to continue their education should contact their
                                                                                           university of choice.
Specialized courses may not be offered every session or on every campus.
+     This course must be completed with a grade of C or better.
*     This course has a prerequisite; check description in Valencia catalog.                                                                                   continued
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Students are strongly encouraged to consult a career program advisor in                    ADVANCED COURSES
the department office for assistance in determining the best education                          Course       Title                                       Credits
plan for their career goals.                                                               +* GRA 2113C      Advanced Graphic Design I                     3
                                                                                           +* GRA 2182C      Advanced Graphic Design II                    3
Although scheduling may not always provide for the following                               +* GRA 2121C      Publication Design                            3
progression of courses, students should use the foundation,                                                  Total Credits                                 9
intermediate and advanced course sequences as a guide in program                                             Total Degree Credits                         64
planning.

All degree-seeking students must satisfy entry testing requirements and
                                                                                           Interactive Design Specialization
satisfactorily complete all Mandatory Courses in reading,                                  FOUNDATION COURSES
student success, mathematics, English, and English for Academic                                 Course       Title                                       Credits
Purposes in which the student is placed.                                                        DIG 2100C    Web Essentials                                2
                                                                                                             Total Credits                                 2
FOUNDATION COURSES
     Course             Title                                                  Credits
+* ENC 1101             Freshman Composition I                                      3      INTERMEDIATE COURSES
+ GRA 1142C             Graphic Design Essentials                                   5           Course       Title                                       Credits

   ART 1201C            Design I                                                    3      +* GRA 2160C      Computer Animation                            3
   ART 1300C            Drawing I                                                   3      +* DIG 2030C      Digital Video and Sound                       3
   ARH 1000             The Visual Arts Today                                                                Total Credits                                 6
                           or
     ARH 2050           Introduction to Art History I                               3      ADVANCED COURSES
     INP 1301           Psychology in Business and Industry                                     Course       Title                                       Credits

                           or                                                              +*   GRA 2143C    Advanced Web Page Design                      3
   ^PSY 1012            General Psychology                                          3      +*   GRA 2207C    Advanced Image Editing                        3
   Science or                                                                              +*   GRA 2723C    CSS Design                                    3
+* Mathematics (See A.S. Gen Ed Requirement)                                        3      +*   GRA 2132C    Advanced Interactive Design                   3
   POS 2041    U.S. Government                                                      3                        Total Credits                                12
+ GRA 1413     Professional Development for                                                                  Total Degree Credits                         64
               Designers                                                             1     NOTES:
               Total Credits                                                        27     The majority of specialized program courses are offered on the East
                                                                                           Campus; some specialized courses are offered at other locations.
INTERMEDIATE COURSES
     Course             Title                                             Credits          General Education courses are in bold print in the course listing.
+* GRA 2156C            Adobe Illustrator                                           3
+* GRA 1206C            Fundamentals of Typography                                  3      This A.S. degree is transferable to UCF’s regional campuses offering the
+* GRA 2201C            Electronic Imaging                                          3      B.A.S. degree. Check with UCF regional offices for their local campus
                        Total Credits                                               9      offerings. The degree may also be transferable to B.A.S. programs
                                                                                           offered by USF and Daytona State College. Check with USF and Daytona
ADVANCED COURSES                                                                           State College for acceptance of this degree.
     Course             Title                                             Credits
+*   GRA 2141C          Web Page Design                                             3      Students will be required to take 36 credit hours of General Education
+*   DIG 2500C          Fundamentals of Interactive Design                          3      courses to earn a Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A. S) degree from UCF.
+*   GRA 1951C          Portfolio Review                                            1
+*   GRA 2942           Internship in Graphics                                      1      To graduate from UCF’s B.A.S. program, students will also have to fulfill
                        Total Credits                                               8      the state’s foreign language requirement which is as follows: Two years
                                                                                           of the same high school foreign language or two semesters of the same
Graphic Design Specialization                                                              college-level foreign language.
FOUNDATION COURSES
     Course             Title                                                  Credits     ^If you are planning on enrolling in UCf’s Bachelor of Applied Science
+ GRA 1933              Fundamentals of Creative Thinking                           2       (B.A.S.) program, it is recommended that you take PSY 1012 General
                        Total Credits                                               2       Psychology.

INTERMEDIATE COURSES
     Course             Title                                                  Credits
+* GRA 1203C            Layout, Design and Copy Preparation                         3
+* GRA 2310C            Graphic Reproduction Processes                              3
+* GRA 2151C            Illustrating                                                3
                        Total Credits                                               9


Specialized courses may not be offered every session or on every campus.
+     This course must be completed with a grade of C or better.
*     This course has a prerequisite; check description in Valencia catalog.
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                                                                                                    Course        Title                                      Credits
Graphic Design Production                                                                      +    GRA 1142C     Graphic Design Essentials                     5
Technical Certificate                                                                           +    GRA 1413      Professional Development for Designers        1
                                                                                               +*   DIG 2030C     Digital Video and Sound                       3
This program is designed to provide students with the skills required to
                                                                                               +    ART 1300C     Drawing I                                     3
produce layouts, imagery, and designs for print, advertising design and
                                                                                               +*   DIG 2500C     Fundamentals of Interactive Design            3
Web design. The certificate focuses on the application of good design
                                                                                               +*   GRA 2141C     Web Page Design                               3
principles and the utilization of industry-standard production
                                                                                               +*   GRA 2156C     Adobe Illustrator                             3
techniques as well as software and hardware at an intermediate to                              +*   GRA 2201C     Electronic Imaging                            3
advanced level.                                                                                                   Total Certificate Credits                     24
                                                                                               NOTE:
     Course             Title                                                  Credits
                                                                                               A minimum grade of C is required in all courses to meet prerequisite
+    GRA 1142C          Graphic Design Essentials                                5
                                                                                               and completion requirements.
+    GRA 1413           Professional Development for Designers                   1
+    ART 1201C          Design I                                                 3
+    ART 1300C          Drawing I                                                3
+*   GRA 1203C          Layout, Design and Copy Preparation                      3
                                                                                               Graphics – Interactive Design Support
                                                                                               Technical Certificate
+*   GRA 1206C          Fundamentals of Typography                               3
+*   GRA 2156C          Adobe Illustrator                                        3
                                                                                               This program is designed to provide students with the skills required to
+*   GRA 2201C          Electronic Imaging                                       3
                                                                                               create images, perform basic Web design, and produce interactive
                        Total Certificate Credits                                24
                                                                                               media for the Internet or CD/DVD ROM delivery and similar venues. The
NOTE:
                                                                                               certificate focuses on the application of appropriate production
A minimum grade of C is required in all courses to meet prerequisite
                                                                                               techniques and the use of industry-standard software and hardware at a
and completion requirements.
                                                                                               basic to intermediate level.

                                                                                                    Course        Title                                      Credits
Graphic Design Support                                                                         +    GRA 1142C     Graphic Design Essentials                     5
Technical Certificate                                                                           +    GRA 1413      Professional Development for Designers        1
                                                                                               +    ART 1300C     Drawing I                                     3
This program is designed to provide students with the skills required to
                                                                                               +*   GRA 2156C     Adobe Illustrator                             3
create layouts and graphics for design projects for design or
                                                                                               +*   GRA 2201C     Electronic Imaging                            3
presentation projects for print, basic Web or interactive media
                                                                                                                  Total Certificate Credits                     15
venues. The certificate focuses on the application of good design
                                                                                               NOTE:
principles and the utilization of industry-standard production
                                                                                               A minimum grade of C is required in all courses to meet prerequisite
techniques as well as software and hardware at an intermediate level.
                                                                                               and completion requirements.
     Course             Title                                                  Credits
+    GRA 1142C          Graphic Design Essentials                                 5
+    GRA 1413           Professional Development for Designers                    1
                                                                                               Hospitality and Tourism Management
+    ART 1201C          Design I                                                  3            (Hospitality and Tourism Institute)
+*   GRA 1203C          Layout, Design and Copy Preparation                       3            Associate in Applied Science Degree
+*   GRA 1206C          Fundamentals of Typography                                3
                        Total Certificate Credits                                 15            The Hospitality Industry and its corresponding requirement for trained
NOTE:                                                                                          management employees is expanding. Whether you are interested in
A minimum grade of C is required in all courses to meet prerequisite                           learning employable skills for the hospitality industry or upgrading your
and completion requirements.                                                                   current talents, Valencia has courses that may interest you.

                                                                                               Graduates of specific programs at Orange County Tech Centers may be
Graphics - Interactive Design Production                                                       eligible for the award of credit in specific courses in this program. For
Technical Certificate                                                                           information and requirements, visit the Valencia Web site at
                                                                                               valenciacc.edu/asdegrees/tec.cfm to view the articulation agreement.
This program is designed to provide students with the skills required to                       Eligible students should contact the related academic department
create images, Web design and interactive media for the Internet or                            and/or career program advisor at Valencia for the award of credit.
CD/DVD ROM delivery and similar venues. The certificate focuses on the
application of appropriate production techniques and the use of                                Students are strongly encouraged to consult a career program advisor in
                                                                                               the department office for assistance in determining the best education
industry-standard software and hardware at an intermediate to
                                                                                               plan for their career goals.
advanced level.
                                                                                               Students wishing to transfer any credits from this program to
                                                                                               another institution must accept responsibility for securing approval
                                                                                               from the transfer institution.
Specialized courses may not be offered every session or on every campus.
+     This course must be completed with a grade of C or better.
*     This course has a prerequisite; check description in Valencia catalog.
                                                                                                                                                                    continued
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Although scheduling may not always provide for the following                               Hospitality and Tourism Management
progression of courses, students should use the foundation,
intermediate and advanced course sequence as a guide in program                            (Hospitality and Tourism Institute)
planning.                                                                                  Associate in Science Degree
                                                                                           (Articulated A.S. to B.S. Career Path)
All degree-seeking students must satisfy entry testing requirements and
satisfactorily complete all Mandatory Courses in reading, student                          The Hospitality Industry and its corresponding requirement for trained
success, mathematics, English, and English for Academic Purposes in                        management employees is expanding. This program is designed for
which the student is placed.                                                               students who seek immediate employment in the field of Hospitality
                                                                                           and Tourism Management and/or who decide to utilize this Articulated
                                                                                           A.S. to B.S. Career Path to transfer to the University of Central Florida or
FOUNDATION COURSES
      Course            Title                                                  Credits     Florida International University as a junior to complete a four-year
+* ENC 1101             Freshman Composition I                                   3         bachelor’s degree in Hospitality Administration/Management.
   MTB 1103             Business Mathematics                                     3
   HFT 1000             Introduction to Hospitality                                        Several Florida public universities recently have begun to provide
                        and Tourism Industry                                     3         opportunities, in addition to the Articulated A.S. to B.S. transfer option,
      HFT 2223          Human Relations and Supervisory                                    for A.S. degree graduates to pursue a bachelor’s degree. Information on
                        Development                                               3        some of these transfer options, including those at the University of
      HFT 1410          Front Office Management                                   3        Central Florida, may be found in the Introduction to this catalog section,
      PSY 1012          General Psychology                                        3        and at valenciacc.edu/asdegrees/tec.cfm. Students who want to continue
      SPC 1608          Fundamentals of Speech                                    3        their education should contact their university of choice.
      OST 1141          Computer Keyboarding                                      1
                                                                                           Students are strongly encouraged to consult a career program
                        Total Credits                                            22
                                                                                           advisor in the department office for assistance in determining the best
                                                                                           education plan for their career goals.
INTERMEDIATE COURSES
      Course            Title                                                  Credits
                                                                                           Although scheduling may not always provide for the following
  CGS 2100              Computer Fundamentals and Applications                   3
                                                                                           progression of courses, students should use the foundation,
* ACG 2021              1
                          Principles of Financial Accounting                     3
                                                                                           intermediate and advanced course sequence as a guide in program
* BUL 2241              Business Law I                                           3
                                                                                           planning.
  HFT 2210              Hospitality Management                                   3
  HFT 1300              Managing Housekeeping Operations                         3         All degree-seeking students must satisfy entry testing requirements and
  FSS 2251              Food and Beverage Management                             3         satisfactorily complete all Mandatory Courses in reading, student
                        2
                          Elective(s)                                            3         success, mathematics, English, and English for Academic Purposes in
                        Total Credits                                            21        which the student is placed.

ADVANCED COURSES                                                                           FOUNDATION COURSES
      Course            Title                                                  Credits
                                                                                               Course         Title                                       Credits
  FSS 2500              Food and Beverage Cost Control                           3         +* ENC 1101        Freshman Composition I                        3
  HFT 2600              Hospitality Law                                          3         +* MAC 1105        College Algebra                               3
* HFT 2942              Internship in Hospitality and Tourism                    3
                                                                                              HFT 1000        Introduction to Hospitality and
  HFT 2500              Marketing and Sales in the
                                                                                                              Tourism Industry                              3
                        Hospitality Industry                                     3
                                                                                               HFT 2223       Human Relations and Supervisory
* FSS 1203C             Quantity Food Production I                               3
   FOS 2201             Food Service Sanitation Management                       3                            Development                                   3
   Science or                                                                                  HFT 1410       Front Office Management                       3
+* Mathematics (See A.A.S. Gen Ed Requirement)                                   3             PSY 1012       General Psychology                            3
               Total Credits                                                    21             SPC 1608       Fundamentals of Speech                        3
               Total Degree Credits                                             64                            Total Credits                                 21

NOTES:                                                                                     INTERMEDIATE COURSES
1
 APA 1111 Basic Accounting may be substituted for ACG 2021.                                    Course         Title                                       Credits
                                                                                              CGS 2100        Computer Fundamentals and Applications        3
2
    Recommended electives include: HFT 2630 Security Issues in the                         * ACG 2021         Principles of Financial Accounting            3
    Hospitality Industry, HFT 2750 Convention Management and Service,                      +* ENC 1102        Freshman Composition II                       3
    HFT 1820 Food and Beverage Purchasing, and SLS 1122 Student Success.                      HFT 2210        Hospitality Management                        3
                                                                                              HFT 1300        Managing Housekeeping Operations              3
All specialized program courses are offered on West Campus; some                              FSS 2251        Food and Beverage Management                  3
specialized courses are offered at other locations.                                           HFT 2630        Security Issues in the Hospitality Industry
                                                                                                                 or
General Education courses are in bold print in the course listing.                             HFT 2750       Convention Management and Service             4
                                                                                                              Total Credits                                 22
Specialized courses may not be offered every session or on every campus.
+     This course must be completed with a grade of C or better.
*     This course has a prerequisite; check description in Valencia catalog.
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ADVANCED COURSES                                                                               FSS 2251      Food and Beverage Management                  3
    Course              Title                                                  Credits                       Hospitality - Events Planning
  FSS 2500              Food and Beverage Cost Control                           3                           Management Electives                           5
  HFT 2600              Hospitality Law                                          3                           Total Certificate Credits                      24
* HFT 2942              Internship in Hospitality and Tourism                    3
  HFT 2500              Marketing and Sales in the                                         HOSPITALITY – EVENT PLANNING MANAGEMENT ELECTIVES
                        Hospitality Industry                                     3             Course        Title                                     Credits
* FSS 1203C             Quantity Food Productions I                              3           CGS 2100        Computer Fundamentals and Applications        3
                                                                                             FOS 2201        Food Service Sanitation Management            3
  FOS 2201              Food Service Sanitation Management                       3
                                                                                           * FSS 1203C       Quantity Food Production I                    3
  Science               1
                          (Choose one of the listed Science
                                                                                             HFT 1410        Front Office Management                       3
                        courses)                                                 3           HFT 2600        Hospitality Law                               3
                        Total Credits                                           21           HFT 2630        Security Issues in the Hospitality Industry   4
                        Total Degree Credits                                    64           HFT 2840        Table Service Etiquette                        1
NOTES:                                                                                     * HFT 2942        Internship in Hospitality and Tourism         1-4
1
 One of the following science courses is required:                                           SPN 1000        Basic Spanish                                 3
   AST 1002 Astromony (3 cr)
   BSC 1005 Biological Science (3 cr)                                                      NOTES:
   BSC 1050 Environmental Science (3 cr)                                                   All certificate courses are offered on West Campus; some courses are
   CHM 1020 Chemistry in Everyday Life (3 cr)                                              offered at other locations.
   PSC 1101C Fundamentals of Physical Science (4 cr)

All specialized program courses are offered on West Campus; some                           Hospitality – Food and Beverage Management
specialized courses are offered at other locations.                                        Technical Certificate

                                                                                           This program is designed to prepare students for immediate
General Education courses are in bold print in the course listing.
                                                                                           employment in the hospitality industry in the food and beverage areas
                                                                                           of hotels, resorts, and theme parks as well as in other hospitality-
This A.S. degree is transferable to UCF’s regional campuses offering the
                                                                                           related sites.
B.A.S. degree. Check with UCF regional offices for their local campus
offerings. The degree may also be transferable to B.A.S. programs                              Course        Title                                     Credits
offered by USF and Daytona State College. Check with USF and Daytona                           HFT 1000      Introduction to Hospitality and
State College for acceptance of this degree.                                                                 Tourism Industry                           3
                                                                                               HFT 2223      Human Relations and Supervisory
Students will be required to take 36 credit hours of General Education                                       Development                                3
courses to earn a Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A. S) degree from UCF.                        HFT 2600      Hospitality Law                            3
                                                                                               FSS 2251      Food and Beverage Management               3
                                                                                               FSS 2500      Food and Beverage Cost Control             3
To graduate from UCF’s B.A.S. program, students will also have to fulfill
                                                                                               FOS 2201      Food Service Sanitation Management         3
the state’s foreign language requirement which is as follows: Two years
                                                                                               HFT 2500      Marketing and Sales in the
of the same high school foreign language or two semesters of the same
                                                                                                             Hospitality Industry                       3
college-level foreign language.                                                                              Hospitality - Food and Beverage Electives 9
                                                                                                             Total Certificate Credits                  30
Hospitality – Event Planning Management                                                    HOSPITALITY – FOOD AND BEVERAGE ELECTIVES
Technical Certificate                                                                           Course        Title                                     Credits
                                                                                             CGS 2100        Computer Fundamentals and Applications 3
This program is designed to prepare students for immediate
                                                                                           * FSS 1203C       Quantity Food Production I                   3
employment in the hospitality industry with employable skills in the                         FSS 2284        Catering and Banquet Management              3
events planning area of hotels, resorts, convention centers and other                        HFT 1820        Food and Beverage Purchasing                 3
hospitality-related sites.                                                                   HFT 2210        Hospitality Management                       3
                                                                                             HFT 2630        Security Issues in the Hospitality Industry 4
    Course              Title                                                  Credits       HFT 2750        Convention Management and Service            4
    HFT 1000            Introduction to Hospitality and                                      HFT 2840        Table Service Etiquette                      1
                        Tourism Industry                                         3         * HFT 2942        Internship in Hospitality and Tourism
    HFT 2223            Human Relations and Supervisory                                                         or
                        Development                                              3         * HFT 2943        Internship in Restaurant Management         1-4
    HFT 2750            Convention Management and Service                        4           SPN 1000        Basic Spanish                                3
    FSS 2284            Catering and Banquet Management                          3
    HFT 2500            Marketing and Sales in the                                         NOTES:
                        Hospitality Industry                                     3         All certificate courses are offered on the West Campus; some courses
                                                                                           are offered at other locations.
Specialized courses may not be offered every session or on every campus.
+     This course must be completed with a grade of C or better.                                                                                                 continued
*     This course has a prerequisite; check description in Valencia catalog.
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Hospitality – Guest Services Specialist                                                    Human Resources Technical Certificates
Technical Certificate
                                                                                           These Technical Certificates follow the Business Administration pro-
This program is designed to prepare students for immediate
                                                                                           grams in this catalog section.
employment in the hospitality industry in the guest services areas
of hotels, resorts, and other hospitality-related sites.
    Course              Title                                                  Credits
                                                                                           Industrial Management Technology
    HFT 1000            Introduction to Hospitality and                                    Associate in Science Degree
                        Tourism Industry                                         3
    HFT 2223            Human Relations and Supervisory                                    The Industrial Management Technology program is an articulated
                        Development                                               3        program with the Orange County Public Schools Tech Centers and TECO
    HFT 1410            Front Office Management                                   3        of Osceola District Schools. It provides the opportunity for students who
                        Hospitality - Guest Services Electives                   6         have completed specific programs in the fields of Automotive Collison
                        Total Certificate Credits                                 15        Repair/Refinishing, Automotive Service Technology, Heavy Duty Truck
                                                                                           and Bus Mechanics, Manufacturing Technology (Machining), Air
HOSPITALITY – GUEST SERVICES ELECTIVES                                                     Conditioning, Refrigeration and Heating, Carpentry, Building
These electives must be selected from courses with the subject prefix                      Construction, Commercial Photography, Electricity, Electrician, Applied
of HFT.                                                                                    Welding, Plumbing, Industrial Pipefitter, Brick and Block Masonry,
                                                                                           Marketing, Merchandising and Parts Operations, Fire Sprinkler Systems,
NOTES:                                                                                     Glazing, Heavy Equipment Operations, Structural Steel Work, Sheet
All certificate courses are offered on the West Campus; some courses                       Metal Fabrication, Cosmetology, Sewing Technology, Jewelry Making and
are offered at other locations.                                                            Repair, Painting and Decorating, and Interior Décor Fabrication, and
                                                                                           Interior Decorating Services to pursue college-level course work that is
                                                                                           appropriate for supervisory and management roles and upward
Hospitality – Rooms Division Management                                                    mobility in their respective fields.
Technical Certificate
                                                                                           Individuals – whether or not currently working in industry – who have
This program is designed to prepare students for immediate
                                                                                           completed one of the approved industrial-related postsecondary
employment in the hospitality industry in the rooms division of
                                                                                           certificate or registered apprenticeship training programs at an Orange
hotels, resorts, and other hospitality-related sites.
                                                                                           County Public Schools Tech Center or TECO in Osceola County are
    Course              Title                                                  Credits     eligible to pursue this degree. For information and requirements, visit
    HFT 1000            Introduction to Hospitality and                                    the Valencia Web site at valenciacc.edu/asdegrees/tec.cfm to view the
                        Tourism Industry                                         3         articulation agreement.
    HFT 2223            Human Relations and Supervisory
                        Development                                              3         Eligible students will be awarded 24 or 27 credits toward the technical
    HFT 2600            Hospitality Law                                          3         skills training requirement in this degree. For the award of credit,
    HFT 1410            Front Office Management                                  3         eligible students should contact a Business academic department or
    HFT 2500            Marketing and Sales in the                                         career program advisor on a Valencia campus.
                        Hospitality Industry                                     3
                        Hospitality - Rooms Division Electives                  15         Several Florida public universities recently have begun to provide
                        Total Certificate Credits                                30         opportunities for A.S. degree graduates to pursue a bachelor’s degree.
                                                                                           Information about such opportunities, including those at the University
HOSPITALITY – ROOMS DIVISION ELECTIVES                                                     of Central Florida, is found in the Introduction to this catalog section.
    Course              Title                                                  Credits     Students who want to continue their education should contact their
  CGS 2100              Computer Fundamentals and Applications 3                           university of choice.
  FSS 2284              Catering and Banquet Management              3
  HFT 1300              Managing Housekeeping Operations             3                     Students are strongly encouraged to consult a career program advisor in
  HFT 2210              Hospitality Management                       3                     the department office for assistance in determining the best education
  HFT 2630              Security Issues in the Hospitality Industry 4                      plan for their career goals.
  HFT 2750              Convention Management and Service            4
* HFT 2942              Internship in Hospitality and Tourism       1-4                    Although scheduling may not always provide for the following
  MTB 1103              Business Mathematics                         3                     progression of courses, students should use the foundation,
  OST 1141              Computer Keyboarding                         1
                                                                                           intermediate and specialization course sequence as a guide in
  SPN 1000              Basic Spanish                                3
                                                                                           program planning.
NOTES:
                                                                                           All degree-seeking students must satisfy entry testing requirements and
All certificate courses are offered on the West Campus; some courses
                                                                                           satisfactorily complete all Mandatory Courses in reading, student
are offered at other locations.
                                                                                           success, mathematics, English, and English for Academic Purposes in
                                                                                           which the student is placed.
Specialized courses may not be offered every session or on every campus.
+     This course must be completed with a grade of C or better.
*     This course has a prerequisite; check description in Valencia catalog.
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FOUNDATION COURSES                                                                         NOTES:
Articulated Credit for Industrial Related Programs will be 24 or 27                        1
                                                                                             These courses may be used for Industrial Management Technology
credits based upon the following:                                                            Electives credit if not being used as a General Education
                                                                                             requirement.
Program Hours                                                                  Credits
1500 or more hours                                                               27        General Education courses are in bold print in the course listing.
900 to 1450 hours                                                                24
                                                                                           This A.S. degree is transferable to UCF’s regional campuses offering the
Articulated Credit for Approved Registered Apprenticeship Programs                         B.A.S. degree. Check with UCF regional offices for their local campus
will be 24 credits for:                                                                    offerings. The degree may also be transferable to B.A.S. programs
                                                                                           offered by USF and Daytona State College. Check with USF and Daytona
Programs of at least 3 years                                                     24
                                                                                           State College for acceptance of this degree.
    Course              Title                                                  Credits
+* ENC 1101             Freshman Composition I                                   3         Students will be required to take 36 credit hours of General Education
   GEB 1011             Introduction to Business                                 3         courses to earn a Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A. S) degree from UCF.
                        Total Credits                                          30-33
                                                                                           To graduate from UCF’s B.A.S. program, students will also have to fulfill
INTERMEDIATE COURSES                                                                       the state’s foreign language requirement which is as follows: Two years
    Course              Title                                                  Credits     of the same high school foreign language or two semesters of the same
   CGS 2100             Computer Fundamentals and Applications 3                           college-level foreign language.
   OST 1335             Business Communications                3
   Science or
+* Mathematics          (See A.A.S. Gen Ed Requirement)                          3         Landscape and Horticulture Technology with
   Gen Ed                                                                                  Specializations in:
   Elective             (See A.S. Gen Ed Requirement)                             3             Horticulture
                        Total Credits                                            12             Landscape
                                                                                           Associate in Science Degree
ADVANCED COURSES
    Course              Title                                                  Credits     This program is designed to prepare students for careers in the
  Social Science(See A.S. Gen Ed Requirement)                                    3         landscape and horticulture industries. Students may choose to
  Humanities (See A.S. Gen Ed Requirement)                                       3         specialize in two areas: landscape or horticulture. The Landscape
* MAN 2021      Principles of Management                                         3         Specialization provides for skills in landscape design, construction, and
* MAR 2011      Principles of Marketing                                          3         maintenance, which include instruction in constructing and
                Industrial Management Technology                                           landscaping parks, airports, communities, resorts, etc. Students
                Electives                                                       3-6        are trained to supervise, manage, and design exterior and interior
                Total Credits                                                  15-18       landscapes. The Horticulture Specialization is designed to prepare
                                                                                           students for careers in both greenhouse and nursery operations and
                Total Degree Credits                                            60
                                                                                           includes instruction in greenhouse foliage and flower and woody
                                                                                           nursery production. Students are specially trained to operate and
INDUSTRIAL MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY ELECTIVES
                                                                                           manage all types of plant productions, programs and facilities.
    Course              Title                                                  Credits
* ACG 2021              Principles of Financial Accounting                       3         Graduates of specific programs at Orange County Tech Centers may be
  APA 1111              Basic Accounting                                         3         eligible for the award of credit in specific courses in this program. For
* BUL 2241              Business Law I                                           3         information and requirements, visit the Valencia Web site at
  CGS 2091              1
                          Social, Legal, and Ethical Issues in                             valenciacc.edu/asdegrees/tec.cfm to view the articulation agreement.
                        Information Technology                                   3         Eligible students should contact the related academic department
  ECO 1000              1
                          Basic Economics                                        3         and/or career program advisor at Valencia for the award of credit.
  FIN 2000              Principles of Finance                                    3
* GEB 2941              Internship Exploration in Business                      1-4        Several Florida public universities recently have begun to provide
  INP 1301              Psychology in Business and Industry                      3         opportunities for A.S. degree graduates to pursue a bachelor’s degree.
  MAN 2300              Introduction to Human Resources                          3         Information about such opportunities, including those at the University
* MKA 2021              Principles of Selling                                    3         of Central Florida, is found in the Introduction to this catalog section.
* MKA 2511              Advertising                                              3         Students who want to continue their education should contact their
  MTB 1103              Business Mathematics                                     3         university of choice.
  SBM 1000              Small Business Management                                3
  SLS 1303              Job Search                                               1         Students are strongly encouraged to consult a career program advisor in
                                                                                           the department office for assistance in determining the best education
                                                                                           plan for their career goals.

                                                                                           Although scheduling may not always provide for the following
Specialized courses may not be offered every session or on every campus.                   progression of courses, students should use the foundation,
+     This course must be completed with a grade of C or better.
*     This course has a prerequisite; check description in Valencia catalog.
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intermediate and specialization course sequence as a guide in                              LANDSCAPE AND HORTICULTURE TECHNOLOGY
program planning.                                                                          DEGREE ELECTIVES
                                                                                           These courses may be used for Landscape and Horticulture Technology
All degree-seeking students must satisfy entry testing requirements and
                                                                                           Degree Electives credit if not a requirement of the Specialization.
satisfactorily complete all Mandatory Courses in reading, student
success, mathematics, English, and English for Academic Purposes in
                                                                                               Course        Title                                       Credits
which the student is placed.                                                                 CGS 2100        Computer Fundamentals and Applications 3
FOUNDATION COURSES                                                                         * FRC 2211L       Citrus Culture                            3
    Course              Title                                                  Credits     * HOS 2932        Selected Topics in Horticulture
+* ENC 1101             Freshman Composition I                                   3                           and Landscape Technology                 1-4
   BSC 1050             Environmental Science                                    3         * HOS 2941        Internship Exploration in
   HOS 1010C            Introduction to Horticulture and                                                     Landscape/Horticulture                   1-4
                        Landscape Technology                                     3         * HOS 2942        Internship in Landscape/Horticulture     1-4
*   ORH 1510C           Ornamental Plant Materials I                             3           IPM 1301C       Pesticides                                3
*   ORH 1511C           Ornamental Plant Materials II                            3           IPM 2011C       Diagnostic Techniques for Plant Problems 4
*   ENY 1002C           Principles of Entomology                                 3         * ORH 1234C       Ornamental Plant Maintenance              4
*   BOT 2010C           Botany                                                  4          * LDE 1000C       Landscape Design and Implementation       3
*   CHM 1025C           Introduction to General Chemistry                       4          * ORH 1873C       Interiorscaping - Design and Maintenance 3
                        Total Credits                                           26         * ORH 2220C       Turf Grass Culture                        4
                                                                                           * ORH 2251C       Nursery Operation and Management          3
                                                                                           * ORH 2260C       Greenhouse Operations and Management 3
INTERMEDIATE COURSES
    Course              Title                                                  Credits
                                                                                           * ORH 2262C       Flori-Crop Production and Use             3
    AOM 2012C           Types and Systems of Agricultural
                        Operations                                               3         *   ORH 2277      Commercial Foliage Plant Production           4
    BOT 2501C           Plant Physiology                                         4         *   ORH 2281C     Introduction to Orchidology                   3
    INP 1301            Psychology in Business and Industry                                *   ORH 2840C     Landscape Construction                        4
                           or                                                              *   PLS 2220C     Plant Propagation                             3
  ^PSY 1012             General Psychology                                       3         *   VEC 1201C     Introduction to Vegetable Gardening           3
  OST 1755              Microsoft Word - Introductory                             1
* PLP 2001C             Plant Pathology                                           4        NOTES:
* SWS 2102C             Soils and Fertilizers                                    3         Specialized program courses are offered on the West Campus.
  Humanities            (See A.S. Gen Ed Requirement)                            3
                        Total Credits                                            21        General Education courses are in bold print in the course listing.


Horticulture Specialization                                                                This A.S. degree is transferable to UCF’s regional campuses offering the
Designed for students wishing to specialize in nursery and                                 B.A.S. degree. Check with UCF regional offices for their local campus
greenhouse operations.                                                                     offerings. The degree may also be transferable to B.A.S. programs
                                                                                           offered by USF and Daytona State College. Check with USF and Daytona
    Course              Title                                                  Credits     State College for acceptance of this degree.
* ORH 2251C             Nursery Operation and Management                         3
* PLS 2220C             Plant Propagation                                        3         Students will be required to take 36 credit hours of General Education
                        Landscape and Horticulture                                         courses to earn a Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A. S) degree from UCF.
                        Technology Degree Electives                             11
                        Total Credits                                           17         To graduate from UCF’s B.A.S. program, students will also have to fulfill
                        Total Degree Credits                                    64         the state’s foreign language requirement which is as follows: Two years
                                                                                           of the same high school foreign language or two semesters of the same
Landscape Specialization                                                                   college-level foreign language.
Designed for students wishing to specialize in landscape design,
construction, and maintenance.                                                             ^If you are planning on enrolling in UCF’s Bachelor of Applied Science
                                                                                           (B.A.S.) program, it is recommended that you take PSY 1012 General
    Course              Title                                                  Credits
                                                                                           Psychology.
* ORH 1234C             Ornamental Plant Maintenance                             4
* LDE 1000C             Landscape Design and Implementation                      3
* ORH 2840C             Landscape Construction                                   4
                        Landscape and Horticulture
                        Technology Degree Electives                              6
                        Total Credits                                           17
                        Total Degree Credits                                    64


Specialized courses may not be offered every session or on every campus.
+     This course must be completed with a grade of C or better.
*     This course has a prerequisite; check description in Valencia catalog.

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Landscape and Horticulture Specialist                                                      FOUNDATION COURSES
                                                                                               Course         Title                                      Credits
Technical Certificate
                                                                                               HOS 1010C      Introduction to Horticulture and
This program is designed to prepare students for entry-level                                                  Landscape Technology                         3
                                                                                           *   ORH 1510C      Ornamental Plant Materials I                 3
employment in the landscape and horticulture industries as nursery
                                                                                           *   ORH 1511C      Ornamental Plant Materials II                3
workers, landscape and horticulture workers and specialists. Areas of
                                                                                           *   LDE 1000C      Landscape Design and Implementation          3
study include an understanding of plant physiology, growth, plant
                                                                                           *   SWS 2102C      Soils and Fertilizers
classification and plant identification.
                                                                                                                 or
                                                                                               AOM 2012C      Types and Systems of Agricultural
    Course              Title                                                  Credits
                                                                                                              Operations                                    3
    HOS 1010C       Introduction to Horticulture and
                                                                                                              Total Credits                                15
                    Landscape Technology                                          3
* ORH 1510C         Ornamental Plant Materials I                                  3        Horticulture Specialization
* ORH 1511C         Ornamental Plant Materials II                                 3
* LDE 1000C         Landscape Design and Implementation                           3            Course         Title                                      Credits
                    Total Certificate Credits                                     12        * ORH 2251C        Nursery Operation and Management             3
All certificate courses are offered on the West Campus.                                                       Landscape and Horticulture
                                                                                                              Technology Certificate Elective(s)           12
                                                                                                              Total Credits                                15
Landscape and Horticulture Professional                                                                       Total Certificate Credits                     30
Technical Certificate
                                                                                           Landscape Specialization
This program is designed to prepare students for immediate                                     Course         Title                                      Credits
employment in the landscape and horticulture industries as landscape                       * ORH 1234C        Ornamental Plant Maintenance                 4
gardeners, park workers, gardener specialists and landscape or                             * PLP 2001C        Plant Pathology
horticulture professionals. Students focus on the maintenance of                                                 or
landscape plants, including nutrition, fertilization and pest control.                       IPM 2011C        Diagnostic Techniques for Plant Problems     4
                                                                                           * ORH 2840C        Landscape Construction                       4
    Course              Title                                                  Credits                        Landscape and Horticulture
    HOS 1010C           Introduction to Horticulture and                                                      Technology Certificate Elective(s)            3
                        Landscape Technology                                     3                            Total Credits                                15
*   ORH 1510C           Ornamental Plant Materials I                             3                            Total Certificate Credits                     30
*   ORH 1511C           Ornamental Plant Materials II                            3
*   LDE 1000C           Landscape Design and Implementation                      3
                                                                                           LANDSCAPE AND HORTICULTURE TECHNOLOGY
*   SWS 2102C           Soils and Fertilizers
                                                                                           CERTIFICATE ELECTIVES
                           or
                                                                                           These courses may be used for Landscape and Horticulture Technology
    AOM 2012C           Types and Systems of Agricultural
                                                                                           Certificate Electives credit if not being used as a certificate requirement.
                        Operations                                               3
                        Landscape and Horticulture
                                                                                               Course         Title                                      Credits
                        Technology Certificate Elective(s)                        3
                                                                                               AOM 2012C      Types and Systems of Agricultural
                        Total Certificate Credits                                 18
                                                                                                              Operations                                3
NOTE:
                                                                                           * BOT 2010C        Botany                                    4
All certificate courses are offered on the West Campus.
                                                                                             BOT 2501C        Plant Physiology                          4
                                                                                             BSC 1050         Environmental Science                     3
Landscape and Horticulture Technician with                                                   CGS 2100         Computer Fundamentals and Applications 3
                                                                                           * CHM 1025C        Introduction to General Chemistry         4
Specializations in:                                                                        * ENY 1002C        Principles of Entomology                  3
       Horticulture                                                                        * FRC 2211L        Citrus Culture                            3
       Landscape                                                                           * HOS 2932         Selected Topics in Horticulture
Technical Certificate                                                                                          and Landscape Technology                 1-4
                                                                                           * HOS 2941         Internship Exploration in
This program is designed to prepare students for immediate                                                    Landscape/Horticulture                   1-4
employment in the landscape and horticulture industries as supervisors                     * HOS 2942         Internship in Landscape/Horticulture     1-4
of landscaping and horticulture, production and nursery supervisors,                         IPM 1301C        Pesticides                                3
and horticulture technicians. Areas of study include managing culture                        IPM 2011C        Diagnostic Techniques for Plant Problems 4
of plant materials and installing and constructing landscape projects.
                                                                                           * ORH 1234C        Ornamental Plant Maintenance              4
Students should select the Horticulture or Landscape Specialization.
                                                                                           * ORH 1873C        Interiorscaping - Design and
                                                                                                              Maintenance                               3
                                                                                           * ORH 2220C        Turf Grass Culture                        4
Specialized courses may not be offered every session or on every campus.
                                                                                           * ORH 2251C        Nursery Operation and Management          3
+     This course must be completed with a grade of C or better.                           * ORH 2260C        Greenhouse Operations and Management 3
*     This course has a prerequisite; check description in Valencia catalog.
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*    ORH 2262C          Flori-Crop Production and Use                          3     All degree-seeking students must satisfy entry testing requirements and
*    ORH 2277           Commercial Foliage Plant Production                    4     satisfactorily complete all Mandatory Courses in reading, student
*    ORH 2281C          Introduction to Orchidology                            3     success, mathematics, English, and English for Academic Purposes in
*    ORH 2840C          Landscape Construction                                 4     which the student is placed.
     OST 1755           Microsoft Word - Introductory                          1
*    PLP 2001C          Plant Pathology                                        4     FOUNDATION COURSES
*    PLS 2220C          Plant Propagation                                      3         Course        Title                                    Credits
*    SWS 2102C          Soils and Fertilizers                                  3     +* ENC 1101       Freshman Composition I                   3
*    VEC 1201C          Introduction to Vegetable Gardening                    3        OST 1100       1
                                                                                                         Keyboarding and Document Processing I 3
                                                                                        OST 2854       Microsoft Office (Applications Package)  3
NOTE                                                                                    OST 1257       1
                                                                                                         Medical Terminology for the Office     3
All certificate courses are offered on the West Campus.                              * OST 1467        1
                                                                                                         Introduction to Body Systems for OST   3
                                                                                        INP 1301       Psychology in Business and Industry
                                                                                                            or
Medical Information Coder/                                                               ^PSY 1012     General Psychology                       3
Biller Administration                                                                                  Total Credits                           18
Associate in Science Degree
                                                                                     INTERMEDIATE COURSES
This program is designed to prepare students for employment in a                         Course        Title                                    Credits
variety of health care settings. It is for students who wish to seek                 * OST 2450        ICD - 9 Coding                              3
entry-level positions as coders, medical record coders, coding                         OST 2711        WordPerfect for Windows
technicians/coding clerks or medical coding/billing, as well as, for                                      or
employees who wish to advance in their careers.                                        OST 2756        Microsoft Word                              3
                                                                                       OST 1335        Business Communications                     3
Graduates of specific programs at Orange County Tech Centers and                     * OST 2452        Advanced ICD – 9 Coding                     3
TECO may be eligible for the award of credit in specific courses in this               OST 2464        Medisoft (Office Management Software)       3
program. For information and requirements, visit the Valencia Web site                 OST 1355        Records Management and Legal
at valenciacc.edu/asdegrees/tec.cfm to view the articulation agreements.                               Implications                               3
Eligible students should contact the related academic department                         Humanities    (See A.S. Gen Ed Requirement)              3
and/or career program advisor at Valencia for the award of credit.                                     Total Credits                              21

Students who have earned the CCA (Certified Coding Associate) or CPC                 ADVANCED COURSES
(Certified Procedural Coder) Certification, may also be eligible to                      Course        Title                                    Credits
receive college credit for certain courses in this program. For                      * OST 2453        CPT - 4 Medical Coding                      3
information and requirements, visit the Valencia Web site at                         * OST 2454        Advanced CPT - 4 Medical Coding             3
valenciacc.edu/asdegrees/tec.cfm to view the Alternative Award of Credit               APA 1111        Basic Accounting
Agreement and complete a Request Form. To have the credit awarded,                                        or
students should bring the required documentation to the Dean’s                           MTB 1103      Business Mathematics
academic department for verification and approval.                                                        or
                                                                                     * ACG 2021        Principles of Financial Accounting          3
Several Florida public universities recently have begun to provide                     OST 2501        Office Management                           3
opportunities for A.S. degree graduates to pursue a bachelor’s degree.               * OST 2943        Internship in Medical Office
Information about such opportunities, including those at the                                              and/or
 University of Central Florida, is found in the Introduction to this catalog                           Medical Information Coder/Biller
section. Students who want to continue their education should contact                                  Administration Elective(s)                  3
their university of choice.                                                             Science or
                                                                                     +* Mathematics (See A.S. Gen Ed Requirement)                 3
Students are strongly encouraged to consult a career program advisor in                 Gen Ed
the department office for assistance in determining the best education
                                                                                        Elective    (See A.S. Gen Ed Requirement)                  6
plan for their career goals.
                                                                                                    Total Credits                                 24
Although scheduling may not always provide for the following                                        Total Degree Credits                          63
progression of courses, students should use the foundation,
intermediate and advanced course sequence as a guide in program
planning. It may take five or more terms to complete the sequence of
coding courses. For more information, visit:
valenciacc.edu/asdegrees/business/documents/MedicalCoderBillerSequence
-09.pdf



Specialized courses may not be offered every session or on every campus.
+     This course must be completed with a grade of C or better.
*     This course has a prerequisite; check description in Valencia catalog.

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MEDICAL INFORMATION CODER/BILLER                                                           Microsoft Office Specialist Certification
ADMINISTRATION ELECTIVES                                                                   The following courses will help prepare you to take the Microsoft Office
                                                                                           Specialist Certification. If you have received this certification prior to
    All OST-prefix courses not being used as a                                             taking these courses, contact your Career Program Advisor about
    requirement in this degree except OST 1141                                             possible credit.

    Any of these courses not being used as a degree requirement:                               Course         Title                                      Credits
                                                                                               OST 1755       Microsoft Word - Introductory (CORE)         1
    Course              Title                                                  Credits
                                                                                               OST 2756       Microsoft Word (EXPERT)                      3
    APA 1111            Basic Accounting                                         3             OST 2852       Microsoft Excel - Introductory (CORE)        1
                             or                                                                OST 2858       Microsoft Excel (EXPERT)                     3
* ACG 2021              Financial Accounting                                     3             OST 2828       Microsoft PowerPoint (Presentation
  SLS 1122              Student Success                                          3                            Software) (EXPERT)                            1
  SLS 1303              Job Search                                               1             OST 2836       Microsoft Access (Database
* SLS 2940              Service Learning                                        1-4                           Management Software) (EXPERT)                3
NOTES:
1
 Students with prior experience and/or instruction in OST 1100, 1110, 1257                 Medical Information Coder/Biller
 and/or 1467 should consult a Career Program Advisor about credit-by-                      Technical Certificate
 examination or alternate possibilities.
                                                                                           This certificate is designed for students who wish to prepare for
All specialized program courses are offered on East and West                               employment in a variety of health care settings as entry-level coders,
Campuses; some specialized courses are offered at other locations.                         medical record coders, technicians/coding clerks or medical
                                                                                           coders/billing.
Medical Information courses may be taught in a multilevel-class
atmosphere.                                                                                Students who have earned the CCA (Certified Coding Associate) or CPC
                                                                                           (Certified Procedural Coder) Certification, may also be eligible to
General Education courses are in bold print in this course listing.                        receive college credit for certain courses in this program. For
                                                                                           information and requirements, visit the Valencia Web site at
This A.S. degree is transferable to UCF’s regional campuses offering the                   valenciacc.edu/asdegrees/tec.cfm to view the Alternative Award of Credit
B.A.S. degree. Check with UCF regional offices for their local campus                      Agreement and complete a Request Form. To have the credit awarded,
offerings. The degree may also be transferable to B.A.S. programs                          students should bring the required documentation to the Dean’s
offered by USF and Daytona State College. Check with USF and Daytona                       academic department for verification and approval.
State College for acceptance of this degree.
                                                                                           FOUNDATION COURSES
Students will be required to take 36 credit hours of General Education                         Course         Title                                      Credits
courses to earn a Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.S.) degree from UCF.                        OST 1100       1
                                                                                                               Keyboarding and Document Processing I 3
                                                                                               OST 2854       Microsoft Office (Applications Package)  3
To graduate from UCF’s B.A.S. program, students will also have to fulfill                      OST 1257       1Medical Terminology for the Office      3
                                                                                               OST 1355       Records Management and Legal
the state’s foreign language requirement which is as follows: Two years
                                                                                                              Implications                             3
of the same high school foreign language or two semesters of the same
                                                                                                              Total Credits                           12
college-level foreign language.

                                                                                           INTERMEDIATE COURSES
^If you are planning on enrolling in UCF’s Bachelor of Applied Science
                                                                                               Course         Title                                      Credits
 (B.A.S.) program, it is recommended that you take PSY 1012 General                        * OST 1467         1
                                                                                                               Introduction to Body Systems for OST         3
 Psychology.                                                                                 OST 2464         Medisoft (Office Management Software)         3
                                                                                           * OST 2450         ICD - 9 Coding                                3
                                                                                           * OST 2453         CPT - 4 Medical Coding                        3
                                                                                                              Total Credits                                12

                                                                                           ADVANCED COURSES
                                                                                               Course         Title                                      Credits
                                                                                           * OST 2452         Advanced ICD – 9 Coding                      3
                                                                                           * OST 2454         Advanced CPT – 4 Medical Coding              3
                                                                                           * OST 2943         Internship in Medical Office
                                                                                                                 and/or
                                                                                                              Medical Information Coder/Biller
                                                                                                              Elective(s)                                  4
                                                                                                              Total Credits                               10
Specialized courses may not be offered every session or on every campus.                                      Total Certificate Credits                    34
+     This course must be completed with a grade of C or better.
*     This course has a prerequisite; check description in Valencia catalog.                                                                                    continued

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MEDICAL INFORMATION CODER/BILLER ELECTIVES                                                 Students are strongly encouraged to consult a career program advisor in
    Course              Title                                                  Credits     the department office for assistance in determining the best education
    OST 1108            Building Keyboarding Speed and Accuracy 3                          plan for their career goals.
    OST 1110            1
                         Keyboarding and Document Processing II 3
    OST 1305            Proofreading                             1                         Although scheduling may not always provide for the following
    OST 1320            Ten Key Mastery                          1                         progression of courses, students should use the foundation,
    OST 1330            Business Grammar                         3                         intermediate and advanced course sequence as a guide in program
    OST 1335            Business Communications                  3                         planning. For more information, visit:
*   OST 1461            Medical Office Simulation                3                         valenciacc.edu/asdegrees/business/documents/MedicalOfficeSequence-
*   OST 1611            Medical Transcription I                  3                         09.pdf
    OST 2252            Legal Terminology                        3
                                                                                           All degree-seeking students must satisfy entry testing requirements and
*   OST 2431            Legal Office Procedures                  3
                                                                                           satisfactorily complete all Mandatory Courses in reading, student
*   OST 2612            Medical Transcription II                 3
                                                                                           success, mathematics, English, and English for Academic Purposes in
    OST 2794            Internet for Office Employees            3
                                                                                           which the student is placed.
    OST 2813            Desktop Publishing                       3
    OST 2828            Microsoft PowerPoint                                               FOUNDATION COURSES
                        (Presentation Software)                  1                             Course        Title                                      Credits
    OST 2831            Microsoft Windows (Operating System)     1                         +* ENC 1101       Freshman Composition I                   3
    OST 2836            Microsoft Access (Database                                            OST 1100       1
                                                                                                               Keyboarding and Document Processing I 3
                        Management Software)                     3                            OST 2854       Microsoft Office (Applications Package)  3
  OST 2858              Microsoft Excel                          3                            OST 1257       1
                                                                                                               Medical Terminology for the Office     3
* OST 2943              Internship in Medical Office            1-4                           GEB 1011       Introduction to Business                 3
  SLS 1122              Student Success                          3                            INP 1301       Psychology in Business and Industry
  SLS 1303              Job Search                               1                                               or
* SLS 2940              Service Learning                        1-4                            ^PSY 1012     General Psychology                       3
                                                                                                             Total Credits                           18
NOTES:
1
 Students with prior experience and/or instruction in OST 1100, 1110, 1257
 and/or 1467 should consult a Career Program Advisor about credit-by-                      INTERMEDIATE COURSES
                                                                                               Course        Title                                      Credits
 examination or alternate possibilities.
                                                                                               OST 1108      Building Keyboarding Speed and Accuracy
All certificate courses are offered on the East and West Campuses; some                                          or
courses are offered at other locations.                                                    * OST 2943        Internship in Medical Office                 3
                                                                                           * OST 1467        1
                                                                                                               Introduction to Body Systems for OST       3
Through special articulation agreements, credits may be awarded to                           OST 2711        WordPerfect for Windows
individuals who qualify.                                                                                          or
Medical Information courses may be taught in a multilevel-class                              OST 2756        Microsoft Word                               3
atmosphere.                                                                                  OST 1335        Business Communications                      3
                                                                                           * OST 1611        1
                                                                                                               Medical Transcription I                    3
                                                                                             OST 1355        Records Management and Legal
Medical Office Administration                                                                                  Implications                                 3
Associate in Science Degree                                                                    Humanities    (See A.S. Gen Ed Requirement)                3
This program is designed to prepare students for employment as                                               Total Credits                                21
office support staff and medical transcriptionists in medical offices,
hospitals and other health care organizations. It provides training for                    ADVANCED COURSES
both first-time job seekers and experienced employees who wish to                              Course        Title                                      Credits
advance in their careers.                                                                    OST 1110        1
                                                                                                               Keyboarding and Document Processing II     3
                                                                                           * OST 2612        1
                                                                                                               Medical Transcription II                   3
Graduates of specific programs at Orange County Tech Centers and                             OST 2464        Medisoft (Office Management Software)        3
TECO may be eligible for the award of credit in specific courses in this                     MTB 1103        Business Mathematics
program. For information and requirements, visit the Valencia Web site                                           or
at valenciacc.edu/asdegrees/tec.cfm to view the articulation agreements.                       APA 1111      Basic Accounting
Eligible students should contact the related academic department                                                 or
and/or career program advisor at Valencia for the award of credit.                         * ACG 2021        Principles of Financial Accounting           3
Several Florida public universities recently have begun to provide                            OST 2501       Office Management                            3
opportunities for A.S. degree graduates to pursue a bachelor’s                                Science or
degree. Information about such opportunities, including those at                           +* Mathematics (See A.S. Gen Ed Requirement)                   3
the University of Central Florida, is found in the Introduction to this                       Gen Ed
catalog section. Students who want to continue their education should                         Elective    (See A.S. Gen Ed Requirement)                   6
contact their university of choice.                                                                       Total Credits                                  24
                                                                                                          Total Degree Credits                           63
Specialized courses may not be offered every session or on every campus.
+     This course must be completed with a grade of C or better.
*     This course has a prerequisite; check description in Valencia catalog.

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NOTES:                                                                                         FOUNDATION COURSES
1
  Students with prior experience and/or instruction in OST 1100, 1110, 1257,                      Course          Title                                       Credits
  1467, 1611 and/or 2612 should consult a Career Program Advisor about                            OST 1100        1
                                                                                                                    Keyboarding and Document Processing I       3
  credit-by-examination or alternate possibilities.                                               OST 1257        1
                                                                                                                    Medical Terminology for the Office          3
                                                                                                                  Total Credits                                 6
Students specializing in medical front office may substitute another OST
Medical Office Administration course excluding OST 1141 for OST 1611                           INTERMEDIATE COURSES
                                                                                                  Course          Title                                       Credits
and OST 2612.
                                                                                                  OST 1355  Records Management and Legal
                                                                                                            Implications                                        3
All specialized program courses are offered on East and West
                                                                                               * OST 1467   1
                                                                                                              Introduction to Body Systems for OST              3
Campuses; some specialized courses are offered at other locations.
                                                                                                            Total Credits                                       6
Medical Office Administration courses may be taught in a                                       ADVANCED COURSES
                                                                                                  Course          Title                                       Credits
multilevel-class atmosphere.                                                                      OST 1108        Building Keyboarding Speed and Accuracy
                                                                                                                      or
General Education courses are in bold print in this course listing.
                                                                                                  OST 1110        1
                                                                                                                    Keyboarding and Document Processing II       3
This A.S. degree is transferable to UCF’s regional campuses offering the                          OST 1611        1
                                                                                                                    Medical Transcription I                      3
B.A.S. degree. Check with UCF regional offices for their local campus                                             Total Credits                                 6
offerings. The degree may also be transferable to B.A.S. programs                                                 Total Certificate Credits                      18
offered by USF and Daytona State College. Check with USF and Daytona
State College for acceptance of this degree.                                                   NOTES:
                                                                                               1
                                                                                                 Students with prior experience and/or instruction in OST 1100, 1110, 1257,
Students will be required to take 36 credit hours of General Education                           1467, 1611 and/or 2612 should consult a Career Program Advisor about
courses to earn a Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A. S) degree from UCF.                          credit-by-examination or alternate possibilities.

To graduate from UCF’s B.A.S. program, students will also have to fulfill                      Students specializing in medical front office may substitute another OST
the state’s foreign language requirement which is as follows: Two years                        Medical Office Administration course excluding OST 1141 for OST 1611.
of the same high school foreign language or two semesters of the same                          All certificate courses are offered on the East and West Campuses; some
college-level foreign language.                                                                courses are offered at other locations.
^If you are planning on enrolling in UCf’s Bachelor of Applied Science                         Medical Office courses may be taught in a multilevel-class atmosphere.
 (B.A.S.) program, it is recommended that you take PSY 1012 General
 Psychology.
                                                                                               Medical Office Support
Microsoft Office Specialist Certification                                                         Technical Certificate
The following courses will help prepare you to take the Microsoft Office
Specialist Certification. If you have received this certification prior to                     This certificate prepares students for employment as medical office
taking these courses, contact your Career Program Advisor about                                support personnel and medical transcriptionists in health-related
possible credit.                                                                               businesses such as medical offices and hospitals.
    Course              Title                                                  Credits
    OST 1755            Microsoft Word - Introductory (CORE)                     1             FOUNDATION COURSES
                                                                                                  Course          Title                                       Credits
    OST 2756            Microsoft Word (EXPERT)                                  3
                                                                                                  OST 1100        1
                                                                                                                    Keyboarding and Document Processing I       3
    OST 2852            Microsoft Excel - Introductory CORE)                     1
                                                                                                  OST 1257        1
                                                                                                                    Medical Terminology for the Office          3
    OST 2858            Microsoft Excel (EXPERT)                                 3
                                                                                                                  Total Credits                                 6
    OST 2828            Microsoft PowerPoint (Presentation
                        Software) (EXPERT)                                        1
    OST 2836            Microsoft Access (Database                                             INTERMEDIATE COURSES
                                                                                                  Course          Title                                       Credits
                        Management Software) (EXPERT)                            3
                                                                                                  OST 1355        Records Management and Legal
                                                                                                                  Implications                                  3
Medical Office Specialist                                                                                           Total Credits                                 3
Technical Certificate
                                                                                               ADVANCED COURSES
This certificate prepares students for employment as medical office                               Course          Title                                       Credits
support personnel and medical transcriptionist in medical offices and                             OST 1108        Building Keyboarding Speed and Accuracy
hospitals.                                                                                                            or
                                                                                                  OST 1110        1
                                                                                                                    Keyboarding and Document
                                                                                                                  Processing II                            3
                                                                                                                  Total Credits                            3
                                                                                                                  Total Certificate Credits                12

Specialized courses may not be offered every session or on every campus.
+     This course must be completed with a grade of C or better.                                                                                                     continued
*     This course has a prerequisite; check description in Valencia catalog.
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NOTES:                                                                           FOUNDATION COURSES
1
  Students with prior experience and/or instruction in OST 1100, 1110, 1257,         Course      Title                                   Credits
  1467, 1611 and/or 2612 should consult a Career Program Advisor about           + * ENC 1101    Freshman Composition I                    3
  credit-by-examination or alternate possibilities.                                  TPA 1380    Survey of Entertainment Technology        2
                                                                                 + TPA 2260      Introduction to Audio Production          4
All certificate courses are offered on the East and West Campuses; some              MUM 2720    The Business of Music                     4
courses are offered at other locations.                                              INP 1301    Psychology in Business and Industry
                                                                                                    or
Medical Office courses may be taught in a multilevel-class atmosphere.           ^ PSY 1012      General Psychology                        3
                                                                                   Gen Ed
Music and Sound Technology with                                                    Elective      (See A.S. Gen Ed Requirement)              3
                                                                                                 Total Credits                             19
Specializations in:
       Music Performance and Sound                                               INTERMEDIATE COURSES
       Sound Technology                                                              Course      Title                                   Credits
Associate in Science Degree                                                      +* MUS 2360     MIDI Production                           4
                                                                                     Science or
The Music and Sound Technology program prepares students for                     + * Mathematics (See A.S. Gen Ed Requirement)             3
careers in sound recording/reinforcement/post-production and                                     Total Credits                             7
music as musicians and technicians. Two specializations are available
within the program: Music Performance and Sound and Sound                        ADVANCED COURSES
Technology. The program provides an understanding of, and an                         Course      Title                                   Credits
appreciation for, the subtleties and aesthetics of sound and music and an        + * MUM 2600    Sound Recording I                         4
opportunity to receive solid training in the technology used for music           + * MUM 2606    Sound Recording II                        4
recording, reinforcement, and post-production, including mastering.              * MUM 2640      Post-Production Sound                     3
                                                                                                 Total Credits                             11
Because of the additional time required in recording sessions in MUM
2600, MUM 2606, MUM 2607, and MUM 2790L, as well as in post-                     Music Performance and Sound Specialization
production projects in MUM 2640, students are encouraged to complete
the general education requirements before enrolling in these courses.            FOUNDATION COURSES
                                                                                     Course      Title                                   Credits
                                                                                 < MUT 1121      Musicianship I                            4
Students should contact the Music Department on East Campus for
                                                                                 >* MUT 1122     Musicianship II                           4
proper Ensemble and Performance placement.
                                                                                    MVK 1111     Piano Class for Music Majors I and II     1
                                                                                    MUL 1110     Music Literature                          3
Several Florida public universities recently have begun to provide
                                                                                                 Music Performance and Sound
opportunities for A.S. degree graduates to pursue a bachelor’s                                   Specialization Elective                    1
degree. Information about such opportunities, including those at                     MV_         Performance I                              2
the University of Central Florida, is found in the Introduction to this                          Total Credits                             15
catalog section. Students who want to continue their education should
contact their university of choice.                                              INTERMEDIATE COURSES
                                                                                     Course      Title                                   Credits
Students are strongly encouraged to consult a career program                                     Music Performance and Sound
advisor in the department office for assistance in determining the best                          Specialization Elective                   1
education plan for their career goals.                                              MV_          Performance II                            2
                                                                                 <* MUT 2126     Musicianship III                          4
Although scheduling may not always provide for the following                                     Total Credits                             7
progression of courses, students should use the foundation,
intermediate and advanced course sequence as a guide in program                  ADVANCED COURSES
planning.                                                                            Course      Title                                   Credits
                                                                                                 Music Performance and Sound
All degree-seeking students must satisfy entry testing requirements and                          Specialization Elective                   1
satisfactorily complete all Mandatory Courses in reading, student                >* MUT 2127     Musicianship IV                           4
success, mathematics, English, and English for Academic Purposes in                              Total Credits                             5
which the student is placed.                                                                     Total Degree Credits                     64




Specialized courses may not be offered every session or on every campus.
+     This course must be completed with a grade of C or better.
*     This course has a prerequisite; check description in Valencia catalog.
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Sound Technology Specialization                                                            Students will be required to take 36 credit hours of General Education
                                                                                           courses to earn a Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A. S) degree from UCF.
FOUNDATION COURSES
      Course            Title                                                  Credits
                                                                                           To graduate from UCF’s B.A.S. program, students will also have to fulfill
      +MUT 1101         Music Theory                                              4
                                                                                           the state’s foreign language requirement which is as follows: Two years
                        Sound Technology Elective                                 1
                                                                                           of the same high school foreign language or two semesters of the same
      TPA 2252          Introduction to Audio Visual Technology                   3
                                                                                           college-level foreign language.
      TPA 2257          Audio Visual Production                                   3
      +MUS 1621         Acoustics and Psychoacoustics                             3
                                                                                           ^If you are planning on enrolling in UCF’s Bachelor of Applied Science
                        Total Credits                                            14
                                                                                            (B.A.S.) program, it is recommended that you take PSY 1012 General
                                                                                            Psychology.
INTERMEDIATE COURSES
      Course            Title                                                  Credits
  * MUM 1662            Live Sound Techniques                                     3        < Denotes that this course is only offered in the fall term.
  * MUM 2607            Soundtrack Development                                    4
    Humanities          (See A.S. Gen Ed Requirement)                             3        > Denotes that this course is only offered in the spring term.
                        Total Credits                                            10

ADVANCED COURSES                                                                           Music and Sound Production –
      Course            Title                                                  Credits     Audio Visual Production
  * MUM 2632            Audio Systems Design and Maintenance                     2         Technical Certificate
  * MUM 2790L           Music Production
                             or                                                            This program prepares students for careers in the field of professional
  * MUM 2942            Internship in Audio Technology/                                    audio visual production by providing students with theoretical and
                        Business                                                 1         classroom experience which closely parallels on-the-job activities. The
                        Total Credits                                            3         program provides a technical understanding of acoustics, audio devices,
                        Total Degree Credits                                    64         optics and projectors, as well as hands-on experience in the design, set-
                                                                                           up, and operation of technical systems in the areas of live sound and
MUSIC PERFORMANCE AND SOUND SPECIALIZATION ELECTIVES                                       audio visual presentations.
      Course            Title                                                  Credits
  *   MUN 1120          Symphonic Band                                            1            Course         Title                                         Credits
  *   MUN 1340          Contemporary Ensemble                                     1          TPA 2260         Introduction to Audio Production                4
  *   MUN 1420          Woodwind Choir                                            1        * MUM 1662         Live Sound Techniques                           3
  *   MUN 1430          Brass Choir                                               1          TPA 1380         Survey of Entertainment Technology              2
  *   MUN 2310          Valencia Singers                                          1          TPA 2252         Introduction to Audio Visual
  *   MUN 2710          Jazz Lab Band                                             1                           Technology                                       3
                                                                                           * TPA 2257         Audio Visual Production                         3
SOUND TECHNOLOGY SPECIALIZATION ELECTIVES                                                                     Total Certificate Credits                        15
      Course            Title                                                  Credits
 * MUC 2000             Composition and Songwriting                              2         NOTE:
   MUN 1311             Voices of Valencia                                       1         All certificate courses are offered on the East Campus.
 * MUN 2004             Commercial Music Ensemble                                1
 * MUT 2231             Keyboard Harmony I                                       1
   MVK 1811             Class Piano I and II                                     1         Nursing, Generic Track
   MVS 1816             Guitar Class                                             1         Associate in Science Degree
   MVV 1111             Voice Class                                              1         (Articulated A.S. to B.S. Career Path)
                                                                                           Limited Access

NOTES :                                                                                    This program is designed for students who seek employment in the field
Specialized program courses are offered on the East Campus.                                of nursing and who may decide to continue to any Florida public
                                                                                           university as a junior to complete a four-year Bachelor’s Degree in
General Education courses are in bold print in the course listing.                         Nursing. Students wishing to transfer any credits from this program to
                                                                                           another institution must accept responsibility for securing approval
This A.S. degree is transferable to UCF’s regional campuses offering the                   from the transfer institution.
B.A.S. degree. Check with UCF regional offices for their local campus
offerings. The degree may also be transferable to B.A.S. programs                          Graduates of this program are prepared to administer nursing care as
offered by USF and Daytona State College. Check with USF and Daytona                       general staff nurses and are eligible to take the National Council
State College for acceptance of this degree.                                               Licensure Exam (NCLEX-RN) to become registered nurses. According
                                                                                           to the laws governing state licensure, any candidate who has been
                                                                                           arrested or convicted of any offense other than minor traffic violations
                                                                                           will be required to petition the Board of Nursing for permission to sit
                                                                                           for the licensing exam. Completion of the program does not ensure
Specialized courses may not be offered every session or on every campus.
+     This course must be completed with a grade of C or better.
                                                                                           permission to sit for the licensing exam.
*     This course has a prerequisite; check description in Valencia catalog.                                                                                       continued
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Nursing is a limited access program. Admission to Valencia does not                        Year I
imply acceptance to the Nursing Program; students must apply and be                        FIRST TERM
accepted into the program. General admission procedures for this                               Course         Title                                       Credits
program are found in the Admissions section of this catalog. The Health                    +* NUR 1021C       Nursing I                                     10
Sciences Division provides information about specific admission criteria.
                                                                                           SECOND TERM
                                                                                               Course         Title                                       Credits
Program expenses are given in the Financial section of this catalog.                       +* NUR 1032C       Nursing II                                    9

Admission requirements for the A.S. Degree Nursing Generic Track are:                      THIRD TERM
                                                                                               Course         Title                                       Credits
•    Submit a completed Valencia Community College application                             +* NUR 1401C       Nursing III                                   9
•    Complete Nursing Program Prerequisite for Admission Courses with
     minimum grades of “C”                                                                 Year II
•    Have a minimum overall college GPA of 2.5 (including transfer work)                   FOURTH TERM
•    Satisfy the college entry testing requirements and satisfactorily                         Course         Title                                       Credits
     complete all mandatory courses in reading, student success                            +* NUR 2204C       Nursing IV                                    9
     mathematics, English, and English for Academic Purposes in which
     you are placed                                                                        FIFTH TERM
                                                                                               Course         Title                                       Credits
•    Complete Nursing Program Prerequisite for Admission Courses with                      +* NUR 2823C       Nursing V                                    4
     minimum grades of “C”                                                                 +* NUR 2832L       Nursing VI                                    2
•    Students must successfully complete the designated entrance test                                         Total Nursing Credits                        43
     requirements for Health Sciences prior to submitting the Nursing                      +* HSC 2151        Pharmacology and Clinical
     Application                                                                                              Decision Making                                2
•    Submit a completed Valencia Nursing Program application                                                  Total Degree Credits                          72

A student will not be allowed to continue in the Nursing Program                           NOTES:
if he/she withdraws from two courses or receives a grade of D or F                         All accepted applicants must be screened by the Florida Department of
in two nursing courses (subject prefix of NUR) – this could be the same                     Law Enforcement for criminal history. Applicants for Valencia
nursing course twice or two separate nursing courses. Students with                        Community College Health Science Programs must be free of offenses
nursing courses from other institutions who wish to transfer into this                     that would disqualify them from a student clinical experience in a
program must complete transfer application documents. Transfer                             health care setting and must have their civil rights intact. This policy is
decisions are made on an individual basis and on a space-available basis.                  in response to requirements by clinical agencies and State/Federal
                                                                                           regulations.
Students are strongly encouraged to consult a Health Sciences advisor
for assistance in determining the best education plan for their career                     All specialized program courses are offered on the West Campus; some
goals.                                                                                     are offered at the Osceola Campus.

This program has been coordinated with local health care agencies, the                     This A.S. degree is transferable to UCF’s regional campuses offering the
State Department of Education and the State Board of Nursing and is                        B.A.S. degree. Check with UCF regional offices for their local campus
accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission                       offerings. The degree may also be transferable to B.A.S. programs
(NLNAC) 61 Broadway, New York City, NY 10006. Phone: 1-800-669-1656.                       offered by USF and Daytona State College. Check with USF and Daytona
                                                                                           State College for acceptance of this degree.
Generic Track Curriculum
Prerequisites for Admission:                                                               Students will be required to take 36 credit hours of General Education
                                                                                           courses to earn a Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A. S) degree from UCF.
     Course             Title                                                  Credits
+*   BSC 2093C          Human Anatomy and Physiology I                           4
                                                                                           To graduate from UCF’s B.A.S. program, students will also have to fulfill
+*   BSC 2094C          Human Anatomy and Physiology II                          4
                                                                                           the state’s foreign language requirement which is as follows: Two years
+*   MCB 2010C          Microbiology                                             4
                                                                                           of the same high school foreign language or two semesters of the same
+    PSY 1012           General Psychology                                       3
                                                                                           college-level foreign language.
+*   DEP 2004           Developmental Psychology                                 3
+*   ENC 1101           Freshman Composition I                                   3
+    HUN 2202           Essentials of Nutrition with Diet Therapy                3
+    Humanities         PHI 2600 or PHI 2010 recommended;
                        can be any course with HUM prefix
                        that meets A.A. Degree requirement                       3
                        Total Prerequisite Credits                               27

Specialized courses may not be offered every session or on every campus.
+     This course must be completed with a grade of C or better.
*     This course has a prerequisite; check description in Valencia catalog.
Code Denotes course attribute if needed for degree audits.

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Nursing. Advanced Standing Track                                                 •        RRTs must provide evidence of current certification in Florida and
                                                                                          certification as a Nursing Assistant or evidence of equivalent work
Limited Access
                                                                                          experience, and completion of an IV Therapy certification

This option is designed for LPNs (Licensed Practical Nurses),                    •        Complete Nursing Program Prerequisite for Admission Courses
Paramedics, Registered Invasive Cardiovascular Specialists (CVTs), and                    with minimum grades of “C” prior to enrollment in NUR 1003C
RRTs (Registered Respiratory Therapists) who want to earn an Associate
in Science Nursing Degree. All theory components of the nursing                  •        Submit a completed Valencia Nursing Program application
courses (the courses with a prefix of NUR) are offered only in an online
or hybrid format. Testing will be completed on campus. All nursing               Program expenses are given in the Financial section of this catalog.
courses beyond NUR 1003C have a clinical component to be completed
in Central Florida health carefacilities. Some Prerequisite for Admission        Advanced Standing Track Curriculum
Courses may be available online. Graduates of this track are eligible to
                                                                                     PREREQUISITE FOR ADMISSION COURSES:
take the National Council Licensure Exam (NCLEX) to become a                              Course        Title                                      Credits
registered nurse.                                                                    +*   BSC 2093C     Human Anatomy and Physiology I               4
                                                                                     +*   BSC 2094C     Human Anatomy and Physiology II              4
The R.N. Advanced Standing Track is a limited access program.                        +*   MCB 2010C     Microbiology                                 4
Admission to Valencia does not imply acceptance to the R.N. Advanced                 +    PSY 1012      General Psychology                           3
Standing Track of the Nursing Program; students must apply and be                    +*   DEP 2004      Developmental Psychology                     3
accepted into the program. The Health Sciences Division provides                     +*   ENC 1101      Freshman Composition I                       3
specific information about the admission process to this track. Students             +    HUN 2202      Essentials of Nutrition with Diet Therapy    3
are strongly encouraged to consult a Health Sciences advisor for                     +    Humanities    PHI 2600 or PHI 2010 recommended;
assistance in determining the best education plan for their career goals.                               can be any course with HUM prefix
                                                                                                        that meets A.A. Degree requirement           3
Admission requirements for the Advanced Standing A.S. Degree                                            Total Prerequisite Credits                   27
Nursing Track are:
                                                                                 FIRST TERM
•   Submit a completed Valencia Community College application                             Course        Title                                      Credits
                                                                                 +* NUR 1003C           Transition Into Professional Nursing         8
•   Student’s official Valencia record must indicate degree-seeking status       +* NUR 2313C           Maternal Child Nursing                       4

•   Have a minimum overall college GPA of 2.5 (including transfer work)          SECOND TERM
                                                                                          Course        Title                                      Credits
•   Satisfy the college entry testing requirements and satisfactorily            +* NUR 2211C           Adult Health Nursing                         9
    complete all mandatory courses in reading, student success,
                                                                                 THIRD TERM
    mathematics, English, and English for Academic Purposes in which                      Course        Title                                      Credits
    you are placed                                                               +* NUR 2244C           Advanced Adult Health Nursing                6
                                                                                 +* NUR 2801C           Patient Care Management Practicum            6
•   Students must successfully complete the designated entrance test                                    Total Nursing Credits                       33
    requirements for Health Sciences prior to submitting the Nursing                                    Total Degree Credits                        60
    application

•   Have completed LPN, Paramedic, CVT or RRT program within the                 NOTES:
    last year or have one year of practice within the five years prior to        All accepted applicants must be screened by the Florida Department of
    the date of admission                                                        Law Enforcement for criminal history. Applicants for Valencia
                                                                                 Community College Health Science Programs must be free of offenses
•   LPNs, must provide evidence of current Florida License and must
                                                                                 that would disqualify them from a student clinical experience in a
    document completion of a Florida Board of Nursing approved IV
                                                                                 health care setting and must have their civil rights intact. This policy is
    therapy certification course
                                                                                 in response to requirements by clinical agencies and State/Federal
•   Paramedics must provide evidence of current certification in Florida         regulations.
    and certification as a Nursing Assistant or evidence of equivalent
                                                                                 Specialized program courses are offered on the West Campus.; some are
    work experience
                                                                                 offered at the Osceola Campus.
•   CVTs must provide evidence of completion of a Cardiovascular
    Technology program, certification as a Nursing Assistant,                    General Education courses are in bold print in the course listing.
    completion of an IV Therapy certification and passed the
    examination for the Registered Invasive Cardiovascular Specialist
    credential


Specialized courses may not be offered every session or on every campus.
+     This course must be completed with a grade of C or better.
*     This course has a prerequisite; check description in Valencia catalog.
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Office Administration                                                                        INTERMEDIATE COURSES
                                                                                               Course        Title                                     Credits
Associate in Science Degree
                                                                                               OST 1108      Building Keyboarding Speed and Accuracy
This program is designed to prepare students for office support                                                  or
positions of receptionists, administrative assistants, records managers,                   * OST 2120        Office Administration Simulation             3
office supervisors and managers and other office related positions. The                      OST 1355        Records Management and Legal
program prepares students for immediate employment in a business                                             Implications                                 3
office and provides training for both first-time job seekers and                               OST 1110      1
                                                                                                               Keyboarding and Document Processing II
experienced employees who wish to advance in their careers.                                                      or
                                                                                               OST 1601      1
                                                                                                               Machine Transcription                      3
Graduates of specific programs at Orange County Tech Centers and                               OST 2711      WordPerfect for Windows
TECO may be eligible for the award of credit in specific courses in this                                         or
program. For information and requirements, visit the Valencia Web site                         OST 2756      Microsoft Word                               3
at valenciacc.edu/asdegrees/tec.cfm to view the articulation agreements.                       OST 1335      Business Communications                      3
Eligible students should contact the related academic department                               OST 2858      Microsoft Excel                              3
and/or career program advisor at Valencia for the award of credit.                             OST 2813      Desktop Publishing                           3
                                                                                               OST 2501      Office Management                            3
Students who have earned the CPS (Certified Professional Secretary) or
                                                                                                             Total Credits                               24
CAP (Certified Administrative Professional) certification, may also be
eligible to receive credit for certain courses in this program. For
information and requirements, visit the Valencia Web Site at                               ADVANCED COURSES
                                                                                               Course        Title                                     Credits
valenciacc.edu/asdegrees/tec.cfm to view the Alternative Award of Credit
agreement and complete a request form. To have the credit awarded,                             OST 2836      Microsoft Access (Database
students should bring the required documentation to the Dean’s                                               Management Software)                         3
academic department for verification and approval.                                             MTB 1103      Business Mathematics
                                                                                                                or
Several Florida public universities recently have begun to provide                             APA 1111      Basic Accounting
opportunities for A.S. degree graduates to pursue a bachelor’s degree.                                          or
Information about such opportunities, including those at the University                    * ACG 2021        Principles of Financial Accounting           3
of Central Florida, is found in the Introduction to this catalog section.                                    Office Administration Electives
Students who want to continue their education should contact their                                              and/or
university of choice.                                                                      * OST 2944        Internship in Office Administration          5
                                                                                              Humanities     (See A.S. Gen Ed Requirement)                3
Students are strongly encouraged to consult a career program advisor in
                                                                                              Science or
the department office for assistance in determining the best education
plan for their career goals.                                                               +* Mathematics (See A.S. Gen Ed Requirement)                   3
                                                                                              Gen Ed
Although scheduling may not always provide for the following                                  Elective    (See A.S. Gen Ed Requirement)                  6
progression of courses, students should use the foundation,                                               Total Credits                                  23
intermediate and advanced course sequence as a guide in program                                           Total Degree Credits                           63
planning. For more information, please visit:
valenciacc.edu/asdegrees/business/documents/OfficeAdministrationSequence
                                                                                           OFFICE ADMINISTRATION ELECTIVES
-09.pdf

All degree-seeking students must satisfy entry testing requirements and                        All OST-prefix courses not being used as a requirement in this degree
satisfactorily complete all Mandatory Courses in reading, student                              except OST 1141
success, mathematics, English, and English for Academic Purposes in
which the student is placed.                                                                   Any of these courses not being used as a degree requirement:

FOUNDATION COURSES                                                                             Course        Title                                     Credits
    Course              Title                                                  Credits         APA 1111      Basic Accounting                             3
+* ENC 1101             Freshman Composition I                   3                                               or
   OST 1100             1
                          Keyboarding and Document Processing I 3                          * ACG 2021        Financial Accounting                         3
   OST 2831             Microsoft Windows (Operating System)                                 MAN 2300        Introduction to Human Resources
                            or                                                                               Management                                   3
                        Office Administration Elective           1                         * MNA 1031        Project Management                           3
    OST 2854            Microsoft Office (Applications Package)  3                            SBM 1000       Small Business Management                    3
    GEB 1011            Introduction to Business                 3                            SLS 1122       Student Success                              3
    INP 1301            Psychology in Business and Industry                                   SLS 1303       Job Search                                   1
                            or                                                              * SLS 2940       Service Learning                            1-4
^ PSY 1012              General Psychology                       3
                        Total Credits                           16

Specialized courses may not be offered every session or on every campus.
+     This course must be completed with a grade of C or better.
*     This course has a prerequisite; check description in Valencia catalog.
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NOTES:                                                                                     INTERMEDIATE COURSES
1
  Students with prior experience and/or instruction in OST 1100, and/or                        Course         Title                                      Credits
  1110 should consult a Career Program Advisor about credit-by-                                OST 1110       1
                                                                                                                Keyboarding and Document Processing II
  examination or alternate possibilities.                                                                         or
                                                                                               OST 1601       1
                                                                                                                Machine Transcription
Office Administration courses may be taught in a multilevel-class                                                 or
atmosphere.                                                                                    OST 2836       Microsoft Access (Database
                                                                                                              Management Software)
General Education courses are in bold print in this course listing.                                               or
                                                                                               OST 1335       Business Communications                      3
This A.S. degree is transferable to UCF’s regional campuses offering the                       OST 2756       Microsoft Word
B.A.S. degree. Check with UCF regional offices for their local campus                                             or
offerings. The degree may also be transferable to B.A.S. programs                              OST 2711       WordPerfect for Windows                      3
offered by USF and Daytona State College. Check with USF and Daytona
                                                                                               OST 2501       Office Management                            3
State college for acceptance of this degree.
                                                                                                              Total Credits                                9
Students will be required to take 36 credit hours of General Education
courses to earn a Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.S.) degree from UCF.                    ADVANCED COURSES
                                                                                               Course         Title                                      Credits
To graduate from UCF’s B.A.S. program, students will also have to fulfill                      OST 2813       Desktop Publishing                            3
the state’s foreign language requirement which is as follows: Two years                        OST 2858       Microsoft Excel                               3
of the same high school foreign language or two semesters of the same                                         Office Management Elective(s)                 2
college-level foreign language.                                                                               Total Credits                                8
                                                                                                              Total Certificate Credits                     27
^If you are planning on enrolling in UCF’s Bachelor of Applied Science
 (B.A.S.) program, it is recommended that you take PSY 1012 General                        OFFICE MANAGEMENT ELECTIVES
 Psychology.                                                                                 All OST-prefix courses not being used as a requirement in this
                                                                                             degree except OST 1141
Microsoft Office Specialist Certification
The following courses will help prepare you to take the Microsoft Office
                                                                                               Any of these courses not being used as a degree requirement:
Specialist Certification. If you have received this certification prior to
taking these courses, contact your Career Program Advisor about                                Course         Title                                      Credits
possible credit.                                                                               APA 1111       Basic Accounting                             3
                                                                                                                   or
     Course             Title                                                  Credits
                                                                                           * ACG 2021         Financial Accounting                         3
     OST 1755           Microsoft Word - Introductory (CORE)                     1
                                                                                             MAN 2300         Introduction to Human Resources
     OST 2756           Microsoft Word (EXPERT)                                  3
                                                                                                              Management                                   3
     OST 2852           Microsoft Excel - Introductory (CORE)                    1
                                                                                           * MNA 1031         Project Management                           3
     OST 2858           Microsoft Excel (EXPERT)                                 3
                                                                                              SBM 1000        Small Business Management                    3
     OST 2828           Microsoft PowerPoint (Presentation
                                                                                              SLS 1122        Student Success                              3
                        Software) (EXPERT)                                        1
                                                                                              SLS 1303        Job Search                                   1
     OST 2836           Microsoft Access (Database
                        Management Software) (EXPERT)                            3          * SLS 2940        Service Learning                            1-4

                                                                                           NOTES:
Office Management                                                                            1
                                                                                             Students with prior experience and/or instruction in OST 1100, and/or
Technical Certificate                                                                         1110 should consult a Career Program Advisor about credit-by-
                                                                                             examination or alternate possibilities.
This certificate is designed for students interested in employment as
office support managers in word processing or office administration                        Office Management courses may be taught in a multilevel-class
departments.                                                                               atmosphere.

FOUNDATION COURSES                                                                         Microsoft Office Specialist Certification
     Course             Title                                                  Credits     The following courses will help prepare you to take the Microsoft Office
     OST 1100           1
                         Keyboarding and Document Processing I 3                           Specialist Certification. If you have received this certification prior to
     OST 2831           Microsoft Windows (Operating System)                               taking these courses, contact your Career Program Advisor about
                           or
                                                                                           possible credit.
                        Office Management Elective               1
     OST 2854           Microsoft Office (Applications Package)  3
                                                                                               Course         Title                                      Credits
     OST 1355           Records Management and Legal                                           OST 1755       Microsoft Word - Introductory (CORE)         1
                        Implications                             3                             OST 2756       Microsoft Word (EXPERT)                      3
                        Total Credits                           10
                                                                                               OST 2852       Microsoft Excel - Introductory (CORE)        1
                                                                                               OST 2858       Microsoft Excel (EXPERT)                     3
Specialized courses may not be offered every session or on every campus.
+     This course must be completed with a grade of C or better.
*     This course has a prerequisite; check description in Valencia catalog.                                                                                    continued
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    OST 2828            Microsoft PowerPoint (Presentation                                 * OST 1461         Medical Office Simulation                      3
                        Software) (EXPERT)                                        1        * OST 1467         1
                                                                                                                Introduction to Body Systems for OST         3
    OST 2836            Microsoft Access (Database                                           OST 1601         1
                                                                                                                Machine Transcription                        3
                        Management Software) (EXPERT)                            3         * OST 1611         Medical Transcription I                        3
                                                                                             OST 2252         Legal Terminology                              3
Office Specialist                                                                          * OST 2431         Legal Office Procedures                        3
                                                                                           * OST 2450         ICD - 9 Coding                                 3
Technical Certificate

This certificate gives the student experience working with word                            * OST 2452         Advanced ICD – 9 Coding                        3
processing and spreadsheet programs. These skills can be applied at the                    * OST 2453         CPT - 4 Medical Coding                         3
                                                                                           * OST 2454         Advanced CPT – 4 Medical Coding                3
mid-management level of employment.
                                                                                             OST 2501         Office Management                              3
                                                                                           * OST 2612         Medical Transcription II                       3
FOUNDATION COURSES
    Course              Title                                                  Credits
                                                                                             OST 2711         WordPerfect for Windows                        3
    OST 1100            Keyboarding and Document Processing I
                        1
                                                                                 3           OST 2794         Internet for Office Employees                  3
    OST 2831            Microsoft Windows (Operating System)                                 OST 2813         Desktop Publishing                             3
                           or                                                                OST 2828         Microsoft PowerPoint (Presentation
                        Office Specialist Elective                                1                           Software)                                       1
    OST 2854            Microsoft Office (Applications                                           OST 2831     Microsoft Windows (Operating System)            1
                        Package)                                                 3               OST 2836     Microsoft Access (Database
                        Total Credits                                            7                            Management Software)                           3
                                                                                           * OST 2943         Internship in Medical Office                  1-4
INTERMEDIATE COURSES                                                                       * OST 2944         Internship in Office Administration           1-4
    Course              Title                                                  Credits       SBM 1000         Small Business Management                      3
    OST 1110            Keyboarding and Document Processing II
                        1                                                                    MAN 2300         Introduction to Human Resources
                           or                                                                                 Management                                     3
    OST 1601            Machine Transcription                                                    SLS 1122     Student Success                                3
                           or                                                                    SLS 1303     Job Search                                     1
    OST 2836            Microsoft Access (Database                                             * SLS 2940     Service Learning                              1-4
                        Management Software)
                           or                                                              NOTES:
    OST 1108            Building Keyboarding Speed and Accuracy                            1 Students with prior experience and/or instruction in OST 1100, and/or
                           or                                                                1110 should consult a Career Program Advisor about credit-by-
    OST 2813            Desktop Publishing                                                   examination or alternate possibilities.
                           or
    OST 1335            Business Communications                 3                          Office Specialist courses may be taught in a multilevel-class
    OST 2756            Microsoft Word                                                     atmosphere.
                           or
    OST 2711            WordPerfect for Windows                 3                          Microsoft Office Specialist Certification
                        Total Credits                           6                          The following courses will help prepare you to take the Microsoft Office
                                                                                           Specialist Certification. If you have received this certification prior to
ADVANCED COURSES                                                                           taking these courses, contact your Career Program Advisor about
    Course              Title                                                  Credits
                                                                                           possible credit.
    OST 2858            Microsoft Excel                                           3
                        Office Specialist Elective(s)                             2              Course       Title                                        Credits
                        Total Credits                                             5              OST 1755     Microsoft Word - Introductory (CORE)           1
                        Total Certificate Credits                                 18              OST 2756     Microsoft Word (EXPERT)                        3
                                                                                                 OST 2852     Microsoft Excel - Introductory (CORE)          1
OFFICE SPECIALIST ELECTIVES                                                                      OST 2858     Microsoft Excel (EXPERT)                       3
    Course              Title                                                  Credits           OST 2828     Microsoft PowerPoint (Presentation
* MNA 1031              Project Management                                       3                            Software) (EXPERT)                              1
  OST 1108              Building Keyboarding Speed and Accuracy                  3               OST 2836     Microsoft Access (Database
  OST 1257              Medical Terminology for the Office                       3                            Management Software) (EXPERT)                  3
  OST 1305              Proofreading                                             1
  OST 1320              Ten Key Mastery                                          1
  OST 1330              Business Grammar                                         3
  OST 1335              Business Communications                                  3
  OST 1355              Records Management and Legal
                        Implications                                             3


Specialized courses may not be offered every session or on every campus.
+     This course must be completed with a grade of C or better.
*     This course has a prerequisite; check description in Valencia catalog.
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Office Support                                                                                     SBM 1000     Small Business Management                    3
Technical Certificate                                                                             MAN 2300     Introduction to Human Resources
                                                                                                              Management                                   3
This certificate will give the student experience working with various                           SLS 1122     Student Success                              3
computer applications. These skills enable a student to seek entry-level                         SLS 1303     Job Search                                   1
office support positions.                                                                      * SLS 2940     Service Learning                            1-4

FOUNDATION COURSES                                                                         NOTES:
    Course              Title                                                  Credits
                                                                                           1
                                                                                            Students with prior experience and/or instruction in OST 1100, and/or
    OST 1100            Keyboarding and Document Processing I
                        1
                                                                                 3          1110 should consult a Career Program Advisor about credit-by-
    OST 2831            Microsoft Windows (Operating System)                                examination or alternate possibilities.
                           or
                        Office Support Elective                                  1         Office Support courses may be taught in a multilevel-class
    OST 2854            Microsoft Office (Applications Package)                  3         atmosphere.
                        Total Credits                                            7
                                                                                           Microsoft Office Specialist Certification
INTERMEDIATE COURSES                                                                       The following courses will help prepare you to take the Microsoft Office
    Course              Title                                                  Credits     Specialist Certification. If you have received this certification prior to
    OST 2756            Microsoft Word                                                     taking these courses, contact your Career Program Advisor about
                           or
                                                                                           possible credit.
    OST 2711            WordPerfect for Windows                                   3
                        Office Support Elective(s)                                2              Course       Title                                     Credits
                        Total Credits                                             5              OST 1755     Microsoft Word - Introductory (CORE)         1
                        Total Certificate Credits                                 12              OST 2756     Microsoft Word (EXPERT)                      3
                                                                                                 OST 2852     Microsoft Excel - Introductory (CORE)        1
OFFICE SUPPORT ELECTIVES                                                                         OST 2858     Microsoft Excel (EXPERT)                     3
    Course              Title                                                  Credits           OST 2828     Microsoft PowerPoint (Presentation
* MNA 1031              Project Management                      3                                             Software) (EXPERT)                           1
  OST 1108              Building Keyboarding Speed and Accuracy 3                                OST 2836     Microsoft Access (Database
  OST 1257              Medical Terminology for the Office      3                                             Management Software) (EXPERT)                3
  OST 1305              Proofreading                            1
  OST 1320              Ten Key Mastery                         1
  OST 1330              Business Grammar                        3                          Paralegal Studies with Specializations in:
  OST 1335              Business Communications                 3                                  Litigation and/or
  OST 1355              Records Management and Legal                                               Transactional
                        Implications                            3                          Associate in Science Degree
* OST 1461              Medical Office Simulation               3                          (Articulated A.S. to B.S. Career Path)
* OST 1467              1
                          Introduction to Body Systems for OST  3
  OST 1601              1
                          Machine Transcription                 3                          Valencia’s Paralegal Studies Program is approved by the
* OST 1611              Medical Transcription I                 3                          American Bar Association.
  OST 2252              Legal Terminology                       3
* OST 2431              Legal Office Procedures                 3                          This program is designed to prepare students to work in the legal field
* OST 2450              ICD - 9 Coding                          3                          for law firms, banks, corporations, and government agencies in the
* OST 2452              Advanced ICD – 9 Coding                 3                          performance of delegated, substantive legal services under the
* OST 2453              CPT - 4 Medical Coding                  3                          supervision of a licensed attorney. Students receive instruction in the
* OST 2454              Advanced CPT – 4 Medical Coding         3
                                                                                           substantive and procedural law necessary to function in the legal
  OST 2501              Office Management                       3
                                                                                           environment under the direction and supervision of attorneys in areas
* OST 2612              Medical Transcription II                3
                                                                                           such as civil litigation, real property, legal research and writing,
  OST 2711              WordPerfect for Windows                 3
                                                                                           business organizations, and legal technology. Students will understand
  OST 2794              Internet for Office Employees           3
  OST 2813              Desktop Publishing                      3                          the ethical framework within which they will work and will be able to
  OST 2828              Microsoft PowerPoint (Presentation                                 analyze and communicate effectively in these areas. Instruction
                        Software)                               1                          stresses practical applications.
    OST 2831            Microsoft Windows (Operating System)    1
    OST 2836            Microsoft Access (Database                                         The services paralegals provide include assisting in trial preparation,
                        Management Software)                    3                          drafting court pleadings and related documents, performing legal
  OST 2858              Microsoft Excel                         3                          research and informal investigations, preparing real estate
* OST 2943              Internship in Medical Office           1-4                         documents and assisting in real estate closings, drafting contracts, and
* OST 2944              Internship in Office Administration    1-4                         maintaining corporate books. Paralegals cannot give legal advice,
                                                                                           accept a case, set a fee, or present a case in court and may not provide
Specialized courses may not be offered every session or on every campus.                   legal services directly to the public, except as permitted by law.
+     This course must be completed with a grade of C or better.
*     This course has a prerequisite; check description in Valencia catalog.                                                                                    continued

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This program is designed for students who seek immediate employment                        INTERMEDIATE COURSES
in the legal environment and who may also decide to transfer as a junior                       Course        Title                                        Credits
to complete a four-year bachelor’s degree in Legal Studies at one of the                   * PLA 2732      Legal Technology                                 3
two Florida public universities to which this degree will transfer.                        * PLA 1730      Computer Assisted Legal Research                 1
Students may transfer through a statewide agreement to Florida Gulf                        * BUL 2242      Business Law II                                  3
Coast University (FGCU) or through a specific program agreement to                         * 1 ENC 1102    Freshman Composition II
the University of Central Florida (UCF). Additional general education                                          or
and legal specialty courses will be required in the university program.                    * ENC 1210      Technical Communication
                                                                                                               or
In addition, several Florida public universities recently have begun to                       OST 1335     Business Communications                          3
provide general transfer opportunities for A.S. degree graduates to                        * 1 ACG 2021    Principles of Financial Accounting
pursue a bachelor’s degree. Information about such opportunities, as                                           or
well as the options in Legal Studies at FGCU and UCF, may be found in                         APA 1111     Basic Accounting                                 3
the Introduction to this catalog section and                                                  PSY 1012     General Psychology                               3
valenciacc.edu/asdegrees/tec.cfm. Students who want to continue their
                                                                                              2
                                                                                                Humanities (See A.S. Gen Ed Requirement)                    3
education should contact their university of choice.
                                                                                              3
                                                                                                Science     or
                                                                                           +* Mathematics (See A.S. Gen Ed Requirement)                     3
Students are strongly encouraged to consult a career program                                               Total Credits                                    22
advisor in the department office for assistance in determining the best
education plan for their career goals.                                                     Litigation Specialization
                                                                                               Course        Title                                        Credits
In addition to credits included in the State of Florida’s common course                    *   PLA 2223      Civil Litigation II                            3
numbering system, Valencia may accept up to nine legal specialty                           *   PLA 2465      Debtor-Creditor/Bankruptcy                     3
credits from a non-American Bar Association-approved paralegal                             *   PLA 1114      Legal Research and Theory II                   3
studies program as credit towards PLA course requirements in the                           *   PLA 2192      Legal Research and Theory III Capstone         3
Paralegal Studies A.S. degree. All legal specialty courses transferred into                                  Paralegal Studies Elective                     3
the program must be reviewed and approved by the Paralegal Studies                                           Total Credits                                 15
Program Director, in addition to the standard college award of credit                                        Total Degree Credits                          64
process.
                                                                                           Transactional Specialization
Students will select either a Transactional or Litigation specialization.
The Transactional specialization provides additional course work                               Course        Title                                        Credits
relating to real estate and probate matters, while the Litigation                          *   PLA 2612      Real Property II                               3
specialization provides additional course work relating to civil court                     *   PLA 2601      Wills, Trusts and Estate Administration I      3
and bankruptcy proceedings.                                                                *   PLA 1114      Legal Research and Theory II                   3
                                                                                           *   PLA 2192      Legal Research and Theory III
Although scheduling may not always provide for the following                                                 Capstone                                       3
progression of courses, students should use the foundation,                                                  Paralegal Studies Elective                     3
intermediate and specialization course sequence as a guide in                                                Total Credits                                 15
program planning. This is found at                                                                           Total Degree Credits                          64
valenciacc.edu/asdegrees/crim_jus/ps.cfm
                                                                                           PARALEGAL STUDIES ELECTIVES
All degree-seeking students must satisfy entry testing requirements and                    These courses may be used as the Paralegal Studies Elective if not a
satisfactorily complete all Mandatory Courses in reading, student                          Specialization requirement.
success, mathematics, English, and English for Academic Purposes in
which the student is placed.                                                                   Course        Title                                        Credits
                                                                                           *   PLA 2223      Civil Litigation II                            3
FOUNDATION COURSES                                                                         *   PLA 2465      Debtor-Creditor/Bankruptcy                     3
    Course              Title                                                  Credits     *   PLA 2601      Wills, Trusts and Estate Administration I      3
+* ENC 1101             Freshman Composition I                                   3         *   PLA 2602      Wills, Trusts and Estate Administration II     3
   POS 2041             U.S. Government                                          3         *   PLA 2612      Real Property II                               3
* PLA 2003              Introduction to Paralegal Practices                                *   PLA 2800      Family Law                                     3
                        and Ethics                                                3        *   PLA 2930      Selected Topics in Paralegal Studies           3
*   PLA 1104            Legal Research and Theory I                               3        *   PLA 2942      Internship in Paralegal Studies                3
*   PLA 1611            Real Property I                                           3            CGS 2100      Computer Fundamentals and Applications         3
*   BUL 2241            Business Law I                                            3            CJL 2100      Criminal Law                                   3
*   PLA 2203            Civil Litigation I                                        3            CJL 2102      Criminal Evidence and Procedures               3
*   PLA 2433            Business Organizations                                    3
    SPC 1608            Fundamentals of Speech                                   3
                        Total Credits                                            27

Specialized courses may not be offered every session or on every campus.
+     This course must be completed with a grade of C or better.
*     This course has a prerequisite; check description in Valencia catalog.

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NOTES:                                                                               Health Sciences Division provides information about specific admission
1
  This course is required for students planning to transfer this degree to           criteria.
  the University of Central Florida (UCF) and recommended for those
  transferring to Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU).                              Program expenses are given in the Financial section of this catalog.

2
    Students planning to transfer to UCF should select from ARH 2050,                Admission requirements for the A.S, Degree in Radiography are:
    ARH 2051, HUM 2220, HUM 2223, HUM 2232, HUM 2234, LIT 2110, LIT                  • Submit a completed Valencia Community College application
    2120, MUL 1010, PHI 2010, REL 2000, and THE 1020                                 • Complete Radiography Prerequisites for Admission Courses with a
                                                                                       minimum grade of "C"
3
    Students planning to transfer to UCF should select from AST 1002, BSC            • Have a minimum overall college GPA of 2.5 (including transfer work)
    1005, BSC 1050, CHM 1020, ESC 1000, PHY 1053C, PSC 2121, MGF 1106,               • Satisfy the college entry testing requirements and satisfactorily
                                                                                       complete all mandatory courses in reading, student success,
    MAC 1105, MAC 1114, MAC 2233, MAC 2311, MAC 2312, or MAC 2313
                                                                                       mathematics, English, English for Academic Purposes in which you
PLA prefix courses are offered only on the East Campus.                                are placed
                                                                                     • Students must successfully complete the designated entrance test
General Education courses are in bold print in the course listing.                     requirements for Health Sciences prior to submitting the
                                                                                       Radiography application
This A.S. degree is transferable to UCF’s regional campuses offering the             • Submit a completed Valencia Radiography Program application.
B.A.S. degree. Check with UCF regional offices for their local campus
                                                                                     The identified courses in the program curriculum include all courses
offerings. The degree may also be transferable to B.A.S. programs
                                                                                     that are required for the Radiography Associate in Science Degree.
offered by USF and Daytona State College. Check with USF and Daytona                 A minimum grade of C must be achieved in all courses in the
State College for acceptance of this degree.                                         program curriculum, including prerequisite courses required for
                                                                                     admission.
Students will be required to take 36 credit hours of General Education
courses to earn a Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A. S) degree from UCF.              After being accepted into the Radiography Program, the courses in the
                                                                                     curriculum are progressive in nature with one course building on the
To graduate from UCF’s B.A.S. program, students will also have to fulfill            preceding course. Because of this progressive relationship, all courses in
the state’s foreign language requirement which is as follows: Two years              a term must be completed with a grade of C or better in order to
of the same high school foreign language or two semesters of the same                continue to the next term. If a student achieves less than a C or
college-level foreign language.                                                      withdraws from any course that is required for the Radiography
                                                                                     Associate in Science Degree, the student will not be allowed to
                                                                                     continue in the program.
Radiography
Associate in Science Degree                                                          Several Florida public universities recently have begun to provide
Limited Access
                                                                                     opportunities for A.S. degree graduates to pursue a bachelor’s degree.
                                                                                     Information about such opportunities is found in the Introduction to
This program is designed for students who seek immediate                             this catalog section. Students who want to continue their education
employment in the health care field of Radiography. The radiographer is              should contact their university of choice.
an integral member of the medical team dedicated to patient care,                    Students are strongly encouraged to consult a Health Sciences
whose primary role is to operate imaging equipment and perform                       advisor for assistance in determining the best education plan for their
technical procedures for the diagnosis and treatment of injury and                   career goals.
disease. Radiography is a challenging and growing profession with
additional career opportunities in computer tomography, magnetic                     Prerequisite for Admission:
resonance imaging, mammography, angiography, and quality assurance.                       Course       Title                                      Credits
With professional experience and additional education, management                    +* BSC 2093C      Human Anatomy and Physiology I                4
and education are career options. Radiographers are employed                                           Total Prerequisite Credits                    4
primarily in hospitals. Positions are also available in imaging centers,
urgent care clinics, private physician offices, industry, and civil service          Year I
and public health service facilities.                                                SUMMER TERM
                                                                                          Course       Title                                      Credits
The program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education                 +*   RTE 1000     Introduction to Radiography                   2
                                                                                     +*   HSC 1230C    Methods of Patient Care                       3
in Radiology Technology. Graduates are eligible to take the national
                                                                                     +*   BSC 2094C    Human Anatomy and Physiology II              4
certifying examination administered by the American Registry of
                                                                                     +    HSC 1531     Medical Terminology                           3
Radiologic Technologists.                                                                              Total Credits                                12
Radiography is a limited access program. Admission to Valencia
                                                                                     FALL TERM
does not imply acceptance to the Radiography Program; students must
                                                                                          Course       Title                                      Credits
apply and be accepted into the program. General admission procedures
                                                                                     +*   RTE 1418C    Principles of Radiography I                   3
for this program are found in the Admissions section of this catalog. The
                                                                                     +*   RTE 1503C    Radiographic Procedures I                    4
                                                                                     +*   RTE 1804L    Radiographic Clinical Education I             2
                                                                                     +    CGS 1060     Introduction to Computers                     3
Specialized courses may not be offered every session or on every campus.                               Total Credits                                12
+     This course must be completed with a grade of C or better.
*     This course has a prerequisite; check description in Valencia catalog.                                                                             continued
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SPRING TERM                                                                                To graduate from UCF’s B.A.S. program, students will also have to fulfill
     Course             Title                                                  Credits     the state’s foreign language requirement which is as follows: Two years
+*   RTE 1458           Principles of Radiography II                              3        of the same high school foreign language or two semesters of the same
+*   RTE 1513C          Radiographic Procedures III                              4         college-level foreign language.
+*   RTE 1814L          Radiographic Clinical Education II                        2
+*   MAC 1105           College Algebra                                           3
                        Total Credits                                            12        Computed Tomography
                                                                                           Advanced Technical Certificate
Year II
SUMMER TERM                                                                                Limited Access
     Course             Title                                                  Credits
+*   RTE 2762           Sectional Anatomy                                         3        This program is designed for individuals who are currently certified in
+*   RTE 1523C          Radiographic Procedures III                              4         Radiography (ARRT) or Radiation Therapy (ARRT) or Nuclear Medicine
+*   RTE 1824L          Radiographic Clinical Education III                       3        Technology (ARRT or NMTCB). Program content follows the American
+*   PSY 1012           General Psychology                                       3         Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) curriculum to prepare
                        Total Credits                                            13        program completers for the American Registry of Radiologic
                                                                                           Technologists (ARRT) certification examination in Computed
FALL TERM
     Course             Title                                                  Credits     Tomography. Completion of this certificate program does not insure
+*   RTE 2563           Principles of Radiography III                            4         permission to take the credentialing examination. With the exception of
+*   RTE 2834L          Radiographic Clinical Education IV                        3        the course RTE 2571L, program courses are offered online.
+*   RTE 2782           Radiographic Pathology                                    3
+*   ENC 1101           Freshman Composition I                                   3         Computed Tomography is a limited access program. Admission to
                        Total Credits                                            13        Valencia does not imply acceptance to the Computed Tomography
                                                                                           program. Students must submit an application and be accepted to the
SPRING TERM                                                                                program.
     Course             Title                                                  Credits
+*   RTE 2385           Radiation Biology and Protection                          2
+*   RTE 2844L          Radiographic Clinical Education V                         3        Admission requirements for the Advanced Technical Certificate in
+*   RTE 2061           Radiologic Seminar                                        3        Computed Tomography are:
+    Humanities         (See A.A. Gen Ed Requirement)                            3         •   Submit a completed Valencia Community College application
                        Total Credits                                            11
                        Total Degree Credits                                     77        •   Be currently certified in Radiography (ARRT) or Radiation
                                                                                               Therapy (ARRT) or Nuclear Medicine Technology (ARRT or
NOTES:                                                                                         NMTCB) or be registry-eligible in one of these modalities
All accepted applicants must be screened by the Florida Department of
                                                                                           •   Submit current proof of CPR certification
Law Enforcement for criminal history. Applicants for Valencia
Community College Health Science Programs must be free of offenses                         •   Submit a completed Valencia Computed Tomography application
that would disqualify them from a student clinical experience in a
                                                                                           •   Applicantss must submit proof of employment in the area of
health care setting and must have their civil rights intact. This policy is
                                                                                               certification for one of the above modalities within the past year.
in response to requirements by clinical agencies and State/Federal
regulations.
                                                                                               Course         Title                                       Credits
Specialized program courses are offered on the West Campus.                                +* RTE 2762        Sectional Anatomy                             3
                                                                                           +* RTE 2571        Computed Tomography                           3
                                                                                           +* RTE 2571L       Computed Tomography Clinical Education        3
General Education courses are in bold print in the course listing.
                                                                                                              Total Certificate Credits                      9
This A.S. degree is transferable to UCF’s regional campuses offering the
                                                                                           NOTES:
B.A.S. degree. Check with UCF regional offices for their local campus
                                                                                           All accepted applicants must be screened by the Florida Department of
offerings. The degree may also be transferable to B.A.S. programs
                                                                                           Law Enforcement for criminal history. Applicants for Valencia
offered by USF and Daytona State College. Check with USF and Daytona
                                                                                           Community College Health Science Programs must be free of offenses
State College for acceptance of this degree.
                                                                                           that would disqualify them from a student clinical experience in a
                                                                                           health care setting and must have their civil rights intact. This policy is
Students will be required to take 36 credit hours of General Education
                                                                                           in response to requirements by clinical agencies and State/Federal
courses to earn a Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A. S) degree from UCF.
                                                                                           regulations.

                                                                                           All certificate courses are offered on the West Campus.



Specialized courses may not be offered every session or on every campus.
+     This course must be completed with a grade of C or better.
*     This course has a prerequisite; check description in Valencia catalog.

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Magnetic Resonance Imaging                                                                 Respiratory Care
Advanced Technical Certificate                                                              Associate in Science Degree
Limited Access                                                                             Limited Access

This program is designed for individuals who are currently certified in                    This program is approved by the American Medical Association and the
Radiography (ARRT) or Radiation Therapy (ARRT) or Nuclear Medicine                         Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care.
Technology (ARRT or NMTCB) or Sonography (ARRT or ARDMS).
Program content follows the American Society of Radiologic                                 The program is designed for students who desire preparation for
Technologists (ASRT) curriculum to prepare program completers to                           employment as respiratory therapists, and graduates are eligible for
take the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT)                              registry examination.
certification examination in Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Completion
of this certificate program does not insure permission to take the                         Respiratory Care is a limited access program. Admission to Valencia
credentialing examination. With the exception of the course RTE 2575L,                     does not imply acceptance to the Respiratory Care Program; students
program courses are offered online.                                                        must apply and be accepted into the program. General admission
                                                                                           procedures for this program are found in the Admissions section of this
Magnetic Resonance Imaging is a limited access program. Admission to                       catalog. The Health Sciences Division provides information about
Valencia does not imply acceptance to the Magnetic Resonance Imaging                       specific admission criteria.
program. Students must submit an application and be accepted to the
program.                                                                                   Program expenses are given in the Financial section of this catalog.

Admission requirements for the Advanced Technical Certificate in                           Admission requirements for the A.S, Degree in Respiratory Care are:
Magnetic Resonance Imaging are:
                                                                                           •   Submit a completed Valencia Community College application
•    Submit a completed Valencia Community College application                             •   Complete Respiratory Care Prerequisites for Admission
•    Be currently certified in Radiography (ARRT) or Radiation Therapy                         Courses with a minimum grade of "C"
     (ARRT) or Nuclear Medicine Technology (ARRT or NMTCB) or                              •   Have a minimum overall college GPA of 2.0 (including transfer work)
     Sonography (ARRT or ARDMS) or be registry-eligible in one of these                    •   Satisfy the college entry testing requirements and satisfactorily
     modalities                                                                                complete all mandatory courses in reading, student success,
•    Submit current proof of CPR certification                                                 mathematics, English, English for Academic Purposes in which you
•    Submit a completed Valencia Magnetic Resonance Imaging                                    are placed
     application                                                                           •   Submit a completed Valencia Respiratory Care Program applicatioA
•    Applicantss must submit proof of employment in the area of                                minimum grade of "C" must be achieved in all respiratory care and
     certification for one of the above modalities within the past year.                       required courses to meet a prerequisite or graduation requirement.

     Course             Title                                                  Credits     Any student admitted to the Respiratory Care Program who fails or
+*   RTE 2762           Sectional Anatomy                                        3         withdraws from any two respiratory care courses (can be the same
+*   RTE 2575           Magnetic Resonance Imaging I                             3         course or two different courses) must petition the Health Sciences
+*   RTE 2576           Magnetic Resonance Imaging II                                      Admissions Committee for reevaluation and readmission. Students will
+*   RTE 2575L          Magnetic Resonance Clinical Education                     3        be allowed to petition one time.
                        Total Certificate Credits                                 12
                                                                                           An articulation process between Seminole Community College,
NOTES:                                                                                     University of Central Florida and Valencia is available to provide a
All accepted applicants must be screened by the Florida Department of                      means to ensure students continuous advancement in learning by
Law Enforcement for criminal history. Applicants for Valencia                              efficient and effective movement of students among said institutions.
Community College Health Science Programs must be free of offenses                         Several Florida public universities recently have begun to provide
that would disqualify them from a student clinical experience in a                         opportunities for A.S. degree graduates to pursue a bachelor’s degree.
health care setting and must have their civil rights intact. This policy is                Information about such opportunities, including those at the University
in response to requirements by clinical agencies and State/Federal                         of Central Florida, is found in the Introduction to this catalog section.
regulations.                                                                               Students who want to continue their education should contact their
                                                                                           university of choice.
All certificate courses are offered on the West Campus.
                                                                                           Students are strongly encouraged to consult a Health Sciences
                                                                                           advisor for assistance in determining the best education plan for their
                                                                                           career goals.



Specialized courses may not be offered every session or on every campus.
+     This course must be completed with a grade of C or better.
*     This course has a prerequisite; check description in Valencia catalog.
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Year I                                                                                     This A.S. degree is transferable to UCF’s regional campuses offering the
FALL TERM                                                                                  B.A.S. degree. Check with UCF regional offices for their local campus
     Course             Title                                                  Credits     offerings. The degree may also be transferable to B.A.S. programs
+* BSC 2093C            Human Anatomy and Physiology I                           4         offered by USF and Daytona State College. Check with USF and Daytona
+* MAT 1033C            Intermediate Algebra or Higher                                     State College for acceptance of this degree.
                        Mathematics                                              3
                        Total Credits                                            7
                                                                                           Students will be required to take 36 credit hours of General Education
                                                                                           courses to earn a Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A. S) degree from UCF.
SPRING TERM
     Course             Title                                                  Credits
+*   RET 1025C          Principles of Respiratory Care                           6         To graduate from UCF’s B.A.S. program, students will also have to fulfill
+*   RET 1485C          Cardiopulmonary Physiology                               4         the state’s foreign language requirement which is as follows: Two years
+*   MCB 2010C          Microbiology                                             4         of the same high school foreign language or two semesters of the same
+*   ENC 1101           Freshman Composition I                                   3         college-level foreign language.
                        Total Credits                                            17

SUMMER TERM                                                                                Polysomnography Technology
     Course             Title                                                  Credits
                                                                                           Advanced Technical Certificate
+*   RET 1275C          Clinical Care Techniques                                 4
+*   RET 1450C          Basic Physiological Monitoring                            3        Limited Access
+*   RET 1295C          Chest Medicine                                           4
+*   BSC 2094C          Human Anatomy and Physiology II                          4         This program is designed for individuals who have earned at least an
                        Total Credits                                            15        Associate in Science Degree in Respiratory Care or Cardiopulmonary
                                                                                           Sciences or the equivalent or who currently are enrolled in the final
Year II                                                                                    term of an accredited Respiratory Care or Cardiopulmonary Sciences
FALL TERM                                                                                  program. Academic credentials must be approved by the Health
     Course             Title                                                  Credits
                                                                                           Sciences Division.
+*   RET 2350           Pharmacology                                              3
+*   RET 1264C          Principles of Mechanical Ventilation                     4
+*   RET 1874L          Clinical Practice I                                      4         Program courses are designed to prepare graduates to take the
+*   RET 2930           Selected Topics in Respiratory Care                       1        Registered Polysomnography Technologist examination administered by
                        Total Credits                                            12        the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (BRPT) and
                                                                                           enter the workplace in various types of sleep disorder centers as a
SPRING TERM                                                                                Polysomnographic Technologist. Completion of this program does not
     Course             Title                                                  Credits     ensure permission to take the credentialing examination. All theory
+*   RET 1875L          Clinical Practice II                                     4         components of the program are offered only in the online format. All
+*   RET 2244C          Life Support                                              3        laboratory courses are held on the West Campus, while clinical
+*   HSC 2550           Pathophysiology                                          4
                                                                                           experiences are completed in the central Florida sleep disorder centers.
+*   RET 2714C          Pediatric Respiratory Care                               4
                        Total Credits                                            15
                                                                                           Polysomnography Technology is a limited access program. Admission to
SUMMER TERM                                                                                Valencia does not imply acceptance to the Polysomnography
     Course             Title                                                  Credits     Technology program. Students must submit an application and be
+* RET 2876L            Clinical Practice III                                    4         accepted to the program.
+* ENC 1102             Freshman Composition II                                  3
+ PSY 1012              General Psychology                                       3         Admission requirements for the Advanced Technical Certificate in
                        Total Credits                                           10         Polysomnography Technology are:
                        Total Degree Credits                                    76
NOTES :
                                                                                           •   Submit a completed Valencia Community College application
All accepted applicants must be screened by the Florida Department of
Law Enforcement for criminal history. Applicants for Valencia                              •   Have a minimum overall GPA of 2.5 (including transfer work)
Community College Health Science Programs must be free of offenses                         •   Be enrolled in, or have completed, a Respiratory Care or
that would disqualify them from a student clinical experience in a                             Cardiopulmonary Sciences program within the last year or have one
health care setting and must have their civil rights intact. This policy is
                                                                                               year of practice in Respiratory Care within the five years prior to
in response to requirements by clinical agencies and State/Federal
                                                                                               date of admission
regulations.
                                                                                           •   Must provide evidence of current Florida licensure as a Certified
MAC 1105 College Algebra is a university-required math.                                        Respiratory Therapist or a Registered Respiratory Therapist
Specialized program courses are offered on the West Campus.                                •   Submit proof of current CPR certification - AHA provider Submit a
                                                                                               completed Valencia Polysomnography Technology application.
General Education courses are in bold print in the course listing.


Specialized courses may not be offered every session or on every campus.
+     This course must be completed with a grade of C or better.
*     This course has a prerequisite; check description in Valencia catalog.
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FIRST TERM                                                                                   FOUNDATION COURSES
    Course              Title                                                    Credits           Course         Title                                     Credits
+* PSG 1000             Polysomnographic Technology I                              3         +* ENC 1101    Freshman Composition I                             3
+* PSG 1000L            Polysomnographic Technology Laboratory I                   1            Science or
+* PSG 1800L            Polysomnographic Technology                                          +* Mathematics (See A.S. Gen Ed Requirement)                      3
                        Clinical Practicum I                                       1            HFT 1000    Introduction to Hospitality and
                        Total Credits                                              5                        Tourism Industry                                   3
                                                                                                HFT 2223    Human Relations and Supervisory
SECOND TERM                                                                                                 Development                                        3
    Course              Title                                                    Credits        FOS 2201    Food Service Sanitation Management                 3
+* PSG 1001             Polysomnographic Technology II                             3            SPC 1608    1
                                                                                                              Fundamentals of Speech
+* PSG 1001L            Polysomnographic Technology                                                             or
                        Laboratory II                                               1           SPC 1017    Informal Communication                            3
+* PSG 1801L            Polysomnographic Technology                                             OST 1746    Food Service Computer Applications                 2
                        Clinical Practicum II                                       1        * FSS 1203C    Quantity Food Production I                         3
                        Total Credits                                               5                       Total Credits                                     23
                        Total Certificate Credits                                   10
                                                                                             INTERMEDIATE COURSES
NOTES:                                                                                             Course         Title                                     Credits
All accepted applicants must be screened by the Florida Department of                              INP 1301       Psychology in Business and Industry
Law Enforcement for criminal history. Applicants for Valencia                                                         or
Community College Health Science Programs must be free of offenses                            ^ PSY 1012           1
                                                                                                                    General Psychology                         3
that would disqualify them from a student clinical experience in a health                      FSS 2284           Catering and Banquet Management              3
care setting and must have their civil rights intact. This policy is in                        FSS 2251           Food and Beverage Management                 3
response to requirements by clinical agencies and State/Federal                              * FSS 1246C          Baking and Pastries I                        3
regulations.                                                                                   APA 1111           Basic Accounting
                                                                                                                       or
All certificate courses are offered on the West Campus.                                      * ACG 2021           1
                                                                                                                    Principles of Financial Accounting         3
                                                                                               HFT 2840           Table Service Etiquette                      1
                                                                                               HFT 1820           Food and Beverage Purchasing                 3
Restaurant and Food Service Management                                                         HUN 1004           Healthy Cuisine/Nutrition                    3
                                                                                                                  Total Credits                               22
(Hospitality and Tourism Institute)
Associate in Science Degree
                                                                                             ADVANCED COURSES
                                                                                                   Course         Title                                     Credits
With thousands of restaurants and eateries in the Orlando area alone,
Valencia’s Restaurant Management program is in a prime location to                                 FSS 2500       Food and Beverage Cost Control               3
train for an exciting career in the food service industry. Valencia’s                              HFT 2600       Hospitality Law                              3
Restaurant Management program prepares students for immediate                                      HFT 2500       Marketing and Sales in the
employment in a successful profession in one of the fastest-paced, ever-                                          Hospitality Industry                         3
changing industry sectors. While enrolled in Valencia’s Restaurant                           * HFT 2943           Internship in Restaurant Management          3
Management program, students will receive both classroom instruction                         * FSS 2242C          International and Regional Foods
and work-based experience from leaders in the restaurant field.                                                       or
Several Florida public universities recently have begun to provide                           * FSS 2248C          Garde-Manger                                 3
opportunities for A.S. degree graduates to pursue a bachelor’s                                 SLS 1303           Job Search                                   1
degree. Information about such opportunities, including those at                                                  2
                                                                                                                    Elective(s)                                3
the University of Central Florida, is found in the Introduction to this                                           Total Credits                               19
catalog section. Students who want to continue their education should                                             Total Degree Credits                        64
contact their university of choice.                                                          NOTES:
Students are strongly encouraged to consult a career program
                                                                                             1
                                                                                              This course is recommended for students who plan to seek a
advisor in the department office for assistance in determining the best                       four-year degree.
education plan for their career goals.                                                       2
                                                                                                 Recommended electives include: HFT 2750 Convention Management
Although scheduling may not always provide for the following                                     and Services, HFT 2630 Security Issues in the Hospitality Industry, FSS
progression of courses, students should use the foundation, intermediate                         2204C Quantity and Food Production II, and FSS 2247C Baking and
and advanced course sequence as a guide in program planning.                                     Pastries II.
All degree-seeking students must satisfy entry testing requirements and
satisfactorily complete all Mandatory Courses in reading, student                            All specialized program courses are offered on the West Campus; some
success, mathematics, English, and English for Academic Purposes in                          specialized courses are offered at other locations.
which the student is placed.
                                                                                             General Education courses are in bold print in the course listing.
Specialized courses may not be offered every session or on every campus.
+     This course must be completed with a grade of C or better.
*     This course has a prerequisite; check description in Valencia catalog. .                                                                                     continued
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This A.S. degree is transferable to UCF’s regional campuses offering the                   + * MAC 1105     College Algebra
B.A.S. degree. Check with UCF regional offices for their local campus                                            or
offerings. The degree may also be transferable to B.A.S. programs                          + * MGF 1106     College Mathematics
offered by USF and Daytona State College. Check with USF and Daytona                                             or
State College for acceptance of this degree.                                               + * MGF 1107     Mathematics for the Liberal Arts            3
                                                                                           + Social Science Select one of the following:                3
Students will be required to take 36 credit hours of General Education                                      AMH 2010 United States History to 1877
courses to earn a Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A. S) degree from UCF.                                     AMH 2020 United States History 1877 to Present
                                                                                                            ANT 2000 Introductory Anthropology
                                                                                                            ECO 2013 Principles of Economics - Macro
To graduate from UCF’s B.A.S. program, students will also have to fulfill
                                                                                                            ECO 2023 Principles of Economics - Micro
the state’s foreign language requirement which is as follows: Two years
                                                                                                            * EUH 2000 Western Civilization to 1750
of the same high school foreign language or two semesters of the same
                                                                                                            * EUH 2001 Western Civilization 1750 to Present
college-level foreign language.
                                                                                                            * INR 2002 International Politics
                                                                                                            POS 2041 American Government
^If you are planning on enrolling in UCf’s Bachelor of Applied Science                                      POS 2112 State and Local Government
 (B.A.S.) program, it is recommended that you take PSY 1012 General                                         PSY 1012 General Psychology
 Psychology.                                                                                                SYG 2000 Introductory Sociology
                                                                                           + PHI 2600       Ethics and Critical Thinking                3
                                                                                           + BSC 1005C      Biological Science
Veterinary Technology                                                                                            or
(Offered through a Cooperative Agreement with                                              + BSC 1005       Biological Science and
St. Petersburg College)                                                                    + BSC 1005L      Lab in Applied Biology                      4
Associate in Science Degree                                                                                 Total Credits                              22

The Veterinary Technology A.S. Degree program is a selective admission
program at St. Petersburg College. Through a cooperative agreement with
St. Petersburg College, Valencia offers the general education core and
support courses required in the program. Students meeting the admission
requirements of this program at St. Petersburg College can access all of
the remaining specialized courses through online distance learning.
Required clinical and work experiences can be obtained within the
Central Florida area. The degree is awarded by St. Petersburg College.

The A.S. Degree in Veterinary Technology program prepares students to
be veterinary technicians and once students complete the program,
they may take the FVMA and FVTA Certification examinations. For more
information about the requirements and selection process, contact St.
Petersburg College at (727) 341-3653 and visit the college Web site at
spcollege.edu/webcentral/acad/vettech.htm.

GENERAL EDUCATION AND SUPPORT COURSES OFFERED AT
VALENCIA
    Course              Title                                                  Credits
+ * ENC 1101            Freshman Composition I                                   3
+ SPC 1608              Fundamentals of Speech                                   3
+ Humanities            Select one of the following:                             3
                        ARH 1000 The Visual Arts Today
                        ARH 2050 Introduction to Art History I
                        * ARH 2051 Introduction to Art History II
                        MUL 1010 Music Appreciation
                        PHI 2010 Philosophy




Specialized courses may not be offered every session or on every campus.
+     This course must be completed with a grade of C or better.
*     This course has a prerequisite; check description in Valencia catalog.

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