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Accounting                                                                                                                                     Program A4000
                                                                                                                                                  CIP 520302
                                                                                                                                                                  UPDATE

Associate in Applied Science Degree
    The field of accounting is dynamic, exciting,




                                                                                                                                                                      Accounting
growing and currently in need of paraprofessionals.
                                                                                                          Curriculum
The Accounting program seeks to meet this need by                          Code          Course (lecture/lab hours)               Credits
preparing students for various entry-level account-                        ENG 101       English Composition I (3/0)                    3
ing positions in governmental agencies, private and                        MAT 140       Applied College Algebra (4/0)1                 4
public corporations, and small business firms.                             ACC 111       Principles of Financial Accounting (4/0)       4
    Graduates can begin their career as junior accoun-                     BUS 101       Introduction to Business (3/0)                 3
tants, assistant auditors, bookkeepers, or accounting                      IST 101       Computer Concepts with Applications (2/2)      3
clerks. Recent graduates have obtained positions with
the State of New Jersey, The Clark Group, Bell Atlan-                      ENG    112    English Composition II with Speech (3/0)                         3
tic, Congoleum Corporation, the City of Trenton, Edu-                      ACC    112    Principles of Managerial Accounting (4/0)                        4
cational Testing Service, and AGFA Division of Miles.                      ACC    201    Intermediate Accounting I (3/1)                                  3
    Courses offered include income taxation, not-for-                      BUS    107    Business Law I (3/0)                                             3
profit accounting, auditing, and cost accounting.                          —      —      General Education elective2                                      3
Successful graduates of the program will be able to:
   • perform all the steps of the accounting cycle for sole                ACC    202    Intermediate Accounting II (3/1)                                 3
     proprietorships, partnerships, and corporations;                      ACC    215    Cost Accounting (3/1)                                            3
   • compute and record financial transactions that are                    ACC    207    Computerized Accounting (2/2)                                    3
     unique to governmental and not-for-profit institu-                    CIS    175    PC Applications: Spreadsheets (2/2)                              3
     tions such as hospitals, colleges, and universities;                  HPE    110    Concepts of Health and Fitness (1/2)†                            2
   • analyze financial statements, prepare managerial                      —      —      General Education elective2                                      3
     reports, and suggest appropriate actions to alleviate
                                                                           ACC 204 Auditing (3/1)                                 3
     or eliminate problems;
                                                                           ACC 214 Accounting for Non-Profit Organizations (3/0) 3
   • implement an effective system of internal control;
                                                                           ECO 103 Basic Economics (3/0)
   • utilize the computer to record accounting informa-
                                                                                   OR
     tion and perform spreadsheet analysis.
                                                                           ECO 111 Macroeconomics (3/0)                           3
    Students may study full-time or part-time. Most
                                                                                   OR
courses are offered both day and evening; advanced
                                                                           ECO 112 Microeconomics (3/0)
accounting courses may be offered only at night.
                                                                           BUS 296 International Business Practice Firm (1/5)
    Admission to the program requires a high school
                                                                                   OR                                             3
diploma or its equivalent.
                                                                           BUS — Business elective
                                                                           — — Elective                                           3
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                                                                           NOTE: Electives should be selected in consultation with an academic advisor in order
                                                                           to assure maximum transfer of credits.
                                                                           1
                                                                             Or higher-level mathematics course.
                                                                           2
                                                                             Select course from the following general education categories: Social Science,
                                                                             Humanities, Historical Perspective, Diversity and Global Perspective.
                                                                           † HPE 111 is an acceptable alternative.
                                                                           Students must earn a minimum grade of C in all accounting (ACC) courses to graduate.




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                                 Accounting and Management                                                                                                                         Program A5710
                                                                                                                                                                                      CIP 520101
                                 Associate in Applied Science Degree in Business Management
                                    Graduates of the Accounting and Management
 Accounting and Management



                                 option of the Management program are awarded                                                                 Curriculum
                                 the Associate in Applied Science Degree in Business                        Code              Course (lecture/lab hours)                              Credits
                                 Management. The Management programs equip                                  BUS 101          Introduction to Business (3/0)                                 3
                                 graduates with specific technical skills as well as a                      MAT 140          Applied College Algebra (4/0)1                                 4
                                 general overview of the field of business.                                 OST 111          Basic Keyboarding Applications (2/2)                           3
                                    Successful graduates of the Accounting and Man-                         ENG 101          English Composition I (3/0)                                    3
                                 agement option will be qualified to obtain entry-level                     — —              Elective                                                       3
                                 positions in management and accounting, and will
                                 be able to:                                                                ENG 102 English Composition II (3/0)
                                   • analyze and record financial transactions                                      OR2                                                                          3
                                     for a business;                                                        ENG 112 English Composition II with Speech (3/0)
                                   • analyze financial statements and prepare                               ACC 111 Principles of Financial Accounting (4/0)                                     4
                                     managerial reports;                                                    IST 101 Computer Concepts with Applications (2/2)                                    3
                                   • utilize the computer to record accounting                              MKT 101 Principles of Marketing (3/0)                                                3
                                     information and perform spreadsheet analysis;                          HPE 110 Concepts of Health and Fitness (1/2)†                                        2
                                   • use terminology common to the business                                 — — General Education elective3                                                      3
                                     environment for effective communication;
                                   • demonstrate familiarity with software applications                     ACC     Principles of Managerial Accounting (4/0)
                                                                                                                     112                                                                         4
                                     used in the industry;                                                  BUS     Global Environment of Business (3/0)
                                                                                                                     230                                                                         3
                                   • analyze/resolve problems common to entry-level                         BUS     Business Letter/Report Writing (3/0)
                                                                                                                     209                                                                         3
                                     accounting positions;                                                  ECO     Basic Economics (3/0)
                                                                                                                     103
                                   • communicate information effectively in both written                            OR2
                                     and oral modes of delivery;                                            ECO 111 Macroeconomics (3/0)                                                         3
                                   • comprehend how the global economy and interna-                                 OR2
                                     tional events affect domestic business decisions.                      ECO 112 Microeconomics (3/0)
                                    Students may study full-time or part-time, and                          — — Elective                                                                         3
                                 may receive credit for previous training by applying
                                 for credit-by-examination, credit-by-experience, or                        CIS      175     PC Applications: Spreadsheets (2/2)                                 3
                                 credit-by-articulation. Contact the Accounting pro-                        ACC      207     Computerized Accounting (2/2)                                       3
                                 gram coordinator for additional information.                               BUS      210     Principles of Management (3/0)                                      3
                                    Admission to the program requires a high school                         BUS      296     International Business Practice Firm (1/5)
                                 diploma or its equivalent.                                                                  OR                                                                  3
                                                                                                            BUS —            Business elective
                                                                                                            — —              General Education elective3                                    3
                                                                                                                                                                                         _____
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                                                                                                            NOTE: Electives should be selected in consultation with an academic advisor in order
                                                                                                            to assure maximum transfer of credits.
                                                                                                            1
                                                                                                                Or higher-level mathematics course.
                                                                                                            2
                                                                                                                Select in consultation with an academic advisor.
                                                                                                            3
                                                                                                                Select course from the following general education categories: Social Science,
                                                                                                                Humanities, Historical Perspective, Diversity and Global Perspective.
                                                                                                            † HPE 111 is an acceptable alternative.




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Administrative Professional                                                                                                                     Program A6900
                                                                                                                                                   CIP 520401
                                                                                                                                                                    UPDATE

Associate in Applied Science Degree in Office Systems Technology
   Law, medicine, advertising, public relations, travel –




                                                                                                                                                                        Administrative Professional
the professional office support person can enter any one
                                                                                                    A.A.S. Curriculum
of these fields with marketable skills that demand good                    Code          Course (lecture/lab hours)               Credits
salaries. With the advent of new technologies and the                      ENG 101       English Composition I (3/0)                    3
globalization of business, the role of the office worker                   IST 101       Computer Concepts with Applications (2/2)1     3
has become more attractive and challenging than ever.                      OST 111       Basic Keyboarding Applications (2/2)           3
Today’s office support person is considered an integral                    BUS 105       Communication Skills for Business (3/0)        3
part of the administrative executive support team and is                   MAT 140       Applied College Algebra (4/0)                  4
routinely involved in decision-making as well as office
applications.                                                              ENG 102 English Composition II (3/0)
   Successful graduates of this program will be able to:                           OR                                                                       3
  • demonstrate proficiency in office skill areas,                         ENG     English Composition II with Speech (3/0)
                                                                                  112
     with emphasis on computer applications and                            BUS     Introduction to Business (3/0)
                                                                                  101                                                                       3
     communication;                                                        OST     Advanced Keyboarding Applications (2/2)
                                                                                  112                                                                       3
  • demonstrate proficiency in all other aspects                           ACC     Office Accounting I (3/0)
                                                                                  106
     of office support responsibility, including tele-                             OR                                                                    3-4
     phone use, records management, routine cor-                           ACC 111 Principles of Financial Accounting (4/0)
     respondence, decision making, setting priorities,                     — — General Education elective3                                                  3
     arranging for meetings and conferences, making
     travel arrangements and preparing itineraries;                        OST    219    Word Processing Concepts & Applications (2/2)                      3
  • understand the importance of interpersonal                             BUS    209    Business Letter/Report Writing (3/0)                               3
     relations and international business protocol;                        BUS    210    Principles of Management (3/0)                                     3
  • attain a position in industry in any one of many                       CIS    173    PC Applications: Database (2/2)                                    3
     office support functions, such as administrative                      CIS    175    PC Applications: Spreadsheets (2/2)                                3
     assistant, executive secretary, or word processor.
   The Administrative Professional program offers                          OST 222 Current Topics in Office Administration (2/2)    3
training in the latest technology in keyboarding, word                     OST 223 Advanced Word Processing
processing, spreadsheet, presentation, and database                                Applications (2/2)                               3
applications as well as job placement assistance                           CIS 182 PC Applications: Presentations (2/2)             3
through the college’s Career Services office.                              BUS 230 Global Environment of Business (3/0)             3
   Students may receive credit for previous training in                    HPE 110 Concepts of Health and Fitness (1/2)†            2
                                                                           — — General Education elective4                          3
the skills area by applying for credit-by-exam, credit-                                                                         _____
by-experience, and/or credit-by-articulation. Contact                                                                                                 63-64
the Administrative Professional program coordinator
for additional information.
                                                                           1
                                                                             May be substituted with another Technology general education elective if student
                                                                             shows competency in Microsoft Office applications.
   Admission to the program requires a high school                         2
                                                                             Or higher-level mathematics course; MAT 108, 120, or 135 are recommended for
diploma or its equivalent.                                                   students who plan to transfer to a four-year institution.
                                                                           3
                                                                             Select course from the following general education categories: Social Science,
Note: Computer application courses are mapped to                             Humanities, Historical Perspective, Diversity and Global Perspective.
Microsoft certification exams.                                             4
                                                                             Select course from either Social Science or Humanities general education categories.
                                                                           † HPE 111 is an acceptable alternative.
Also see:                                                                  NOTE: Students must earn a minimum grade of C in BUS 105, 209; CIS 173, 175,
                                                                           182; OST 111, 112, 219, 222, and 223 to graduate.
  • Administrative Support certificate program
  • Business Management degree program
  • Business Software Applications degree program


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                              Administrative Support                                                                                                                          Program 68600
                                                                                                                                                                                 CIP 520401
                              Certificate of Proficiency
                                  This certificate program is designed for students
 Administrative Support



                              who wish to develop entry-level skills in a short time
                                                                                                                               Certificate Curriculum
                              or for those already employed who wish to upgrade                            Code    Course (lecture/lab hours)               Credits
                              their skills. The acquired skills enable successful                          ENG 101 English Composition I (3/0)                    3
                              graduates of the program to attain one of many pos-                          OST 111 Basic Keyboarding Applications (2/2)           3
                              sible office support positions in business.                                  IST 101 Computer Concepts with Applications (2/2)1     3
                                  Successful graduates of this program will be able to:                    BUS 105 Communication Skills for Business (3/0)        3
                                 • use a range of computer software programs                               ACC 106 Office Accounting I (3/0)
                                   as tools to complete common business projects;                                  OR                                          3-4
                                 • produce documents that are formatted                                    ACC 111 Principles of Financial Accounting (4/0)
                                   according to standard business practices;
                                 • perform a variety of general office functions;                          BUS     Business Letter/Report Writing (3/0)
                                                                                                                  209                                               3
                                 • apply correct grammar, punctuation, and                                 OST     Advanced Keyboarding Applications (2/2)
                                                                                                                  112                                               3
                                   word usage principles in producing documents;                           CIS     PC Applications: Database (2/2)
                                                                                                                  173                                               3
                                 • compose routine business correspondence;                                OST     Current Topics in Office Administration (2/2)
                                                                                                                  222                                               3
                                 • understand the importance of interpersonal skills.                      OST     Word Processing Concepts and
                                                                                                                  219
                                  Students may study full-time or part-time. Cred-                                 Applications (2/2)                               3
                              its earned in the Administrative Support certificate                         CIS 175 PC Applications: Spreadsheets (2/2)              3
                                                                                                                                                                _____
                              program may be applied toward the Administrative                                                                                                      33-34
                              Professional Associate in Applied Science degree.
                                  Students may receive credit for previous training in                     1
                                                                                                            May be substituted with another Technology general education elective if student
                              the skills area by applying for credit-by-examination,                        shows competency in Microsoft Office applications.
                                                                                                           NOTE: Students must earn a minimum grade of C in BUS 105; CIS 173, 175; OST
                              credit-by-experience, and/or credit-by-articulation.
                                                                                                           111, 112, 219, and 222 to graduate.
                              Contact the Administrative Support program coordi-
                              nator for additional information.
                                 Admission to the program requires a high school di-
                              ploma or its equivalent with one year of mathematics.

                              Note: Computer application courses are mapped to
                              Microsoft certification exams.

                              Also see:
                                • Administrative Professional degree program
                                • Business Software Applications degree program




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Advertising + Graphic Design                                                                                                                      Program A4100
                                                                                                                                                     CIP 500402
                                                                                                                                                                     UPDATE

Associate in Applied Science Degree in Visual Arts
   The Advertising + Graphic Design option of the Vi-




                                                                                                                                                                         Advertising + Graphic Design
sual Arts A.A.S. degree prepares students for positions
                                                                                                            Curriculum
as designers, graphic communicators, and assistant art                     Code            Course (lecture/lab hours)                                Credits
directors. These positions are most often found in ad-                     ENG 101         English Composition I (3/0)                                     3
vertising agencies, design firms, corporate communica-                     ART 102         Basic Drawing (1/4)                                             3
tion departments, interactive multimedia studios, and                      ART 105         Two-Dimensional Design (1/4)                                    3
the television industry.                                                   ART 106         Three-Dimensional Design (1/4)                                  3
   It also prepares students for advanced study in                         DMA 105         Introduction to Computer Art (1/4)                              3
graphic design, advertising design, web design, or vi-                     ART —           Art History elective1                                           3
sual communication. The option parallels the first two
years of education at a majority of undergraduate uni-                     ADV 101         Advertising Design I (1/4)                                        3
versities and art colleges, with an emphasis on career                     ADV 110         Typography I: Basics of Graphic Design (1/4)                      3
training for gainful employment.                                           ART 104         Life Drawing (1/4)                                                3
   The design sequence emphasizes the development                          DMA 110         Digital Imaging (1/4)                                             3
of creative thinking and forms of visual communi-                          ART 123         History of Modern Art (3/0)                                       3
cation while introducing students to the skills and
techniques used to create these visual images. Most                        ADV 210         Typography II: Desktop Publishing (1/4)                           3
coursework takes place in a studio using regularly up-                     ADV 201         Advertising Design II (1/4)                                       3
graded professional-quality hardware and software.                         PHO 101         Introduction to Photography (3/2)                                 3
Applying Macintosh as well as PC platforms, the                            DMA 145         Web Design I (1/4)                                                3
equipment used at MCCC is the same as that most                            — —             Social Science general education elective2                        3
commonly used by agencies, studios, and corporate
                                                                           ADV      202    Advertising Design III (1/4)                                    3
art departments.
                                                                           ADV      220    Illustration I (1/4)                                            3
   Successful graduates of the Advertising + Graphic
                                                                           ENG      112    English Composition II with Speech (3/0)3                       3
Design option will be able to:
                                                                           HPE      110    Concepts of Health and Fitness (1/2)†                           2
   • apply computer applications to design principles;
                                                                           —        —      Mathematics elective4                                           3
   • visualize and practice professional typography;
                                                                           —        —      Science OR Technology elective                                  3
   • recognize elements of proper design in professional-                                                                                               _____
     quality work;                                                                                                                                          65
   • design professional-quality logos, newsletters,
                                                                           NOTE: Electives should be selected in consultation with an academic advisor in order
     posters, brochures, websites, publications, and                       to assure maximum transfer of credits.
     advertisements;                                                       1
                                                                               Select from ART 121, 122, 124, 125.
   • create web pages that use design principles that
                                                                           2
     communicate effectively;                                                PSY 101 is highly recommended.
                                                                           3
   • develop and present ideas in both written and oral                      Students who plan to transfer to a four-year college should take ENG 102 and CMN
                                                                             111 or 112 instead of ENG 112.
     formats;                                                              4
                                                                             Select in consultation with an academic advisor. Students planning a four-year degree
   • create a professional portfolio to serve in the pursuit                 are advised to take MAT 108 or 120.
     of further education or employment.                                   † HPE 111 is an acceptable alternative.
   The program may be pursued on a full-time or part-                      NOTE: Students must earn a minimum grade of C in ADV 101, 201, 202, 210;
time basis. Some courses may only be offered during                        ART 105; DMA 105 and 145 to graduate.
the day.




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                     3-D Animation                                                                                                                             Program 67460
                                                                                                                                                                  CIP 500402
                     Certificate of Proficiency
                         The 3-D Animation Certificate prepares students
 3-D Animation



                     for positions as 3-D production artists, animators,
                                                                                                                              Curriculum
                     and modelers. Typical employers include animation                           Code         Course (lecture/lab hours)                          Credits
                     studios; advertising agencies; design firms; television,                    ENG 101      English Composition I (3/0)                               3
                     film and video effects houses; and other branches of                        ART 102      Basic Drawing (1/4)                                       3
                     the entertainment industry.                                                 ART 104      Life Drawing (1/4)                                        3
                         The successful graduate in the 3-D Animation cer-
                                                                                                 ART 125      Topics in Contemporary Art (3/0)                          3
                     tificate program will be able to:
                        • explain the pre-production process, including                          DMA 105      Introduction to Computer Art (1/4)                        3
                          character design and storyboarding;                                    DMA 120      3-D Modeling I (1/4)                                      3
                        • visualize and animate story ideas;                                     DMA 135      Digital Narrative (1/4)                                   3
                        • apply animation and storytelling principles to                         DMA 220      3-D Modeling II (1/4)                                     3
                          specific animation projects;                                           DMA 225      Computer Animation I (1/4)                                3
                        • apply design principles to create 3-D computer                         DMA 226      Computer Animation II (1/4)                               3
                          animations that communicate effectively;                               DMA 250      Digital Portfolio Seminar (1/4)                           3
                        • apply professional 3-D modeling and animation                                                                                              ____
                          software applications;                                                                                                                        33
                        • solve design problems, which contain change
                          over time, 3-D models, camera positions, lighting,
                          and textures;
                        • create a professional portfolio to serve in the
                          pursuit of further education or employment.




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Architectural and Building                                                                                                                     Program A4400        UPDATE

Construction Technology
                                                                                                                                                  CIP 150101


Associate in Applied Science Degree




                                                                                                                                                                    Construction Technology
                                                                                                                                                                    Architectural and Building
    The Architectural and Building Construction Tech-
nology program prepares graduates for employment in                                                   A.A.S. Curriculum
field and office positions with architects or engineers.                   Code            Course (lecture/lab hours)                 Credits
Successful graduates of the program will be able to:                       ABT 120         Architectural Technology Graphics (2/6)          4
   • assist architects in the preparation of plans and                     ABT 109         Construction Materials (2/0)                     2
     specifications for buildings;                                         MAT 110         Elementary Technical Mathematics (3/0)1          3
   • assist surveyors in field work at construction sites;                 DRA 190         Introduction to Computer-Aided Drafting (1/2) 2
   • use basic surveying equipment;                                        ENG 101         English Composition I (3/0)                      3
   • prepare construction specifications and estimates;                    ABT      124    Architectural Working Drawings (2/4)                            4
   • inspect certain areas of construction to ensure                       ENG      112    English Composition II with Speech (3/0)                        3
     compliance with specifications;                                       ABT      132    Architectural Computer Drafting (1/2)                           2
   • assist plant engineers in building operation                          CIV      104    Applied Mechanics (3/0)                                         3
     and maintenance;                                                      ABT      104    Codes for Construction and Design (4/0)                         4
   • assist architects and engineers in the basic
                                                                           DRA      217    Structural Steel Design and Drafting (2/3)                      3
     computational areas of building design.                               CIV      237    Mechanics of Materials Fundamentals (3/3)                       4
    Students may study full-time or part-time. However,                    CIV      101    Surveying I (2/3)                                               3
some courses are offered during day hours only. Ad-                        ABT      210    Construction Drawings (2/2)                                     3
mission to the program requires a high school diploma                      —        —      General Education elective2                                     3
or its equivalent with one year of algebra.
    MCCC is located in close proximity to many gov-                        ABT      220    Reinforced Concrete Structures (2/3)                          3
ernmental offices and architectural and consulting en-                     CIV      234    Specifications and Estimates (1/2)                            2
                                                                           PHY      111    Physical Science Concepts (2/2)                               3
gineering firms. Cooperative education opportunities                       HPE      110    Concepts of Health and Fitness (1/2)†                         2
are available.                                                             —        —      General Education elective3                                   3
    Students wishing to transfer and pursue a bach-                        —        —      General Education elective3                                   3
                                                                                                                                                      _____
elor’s degree are encouraged to take advanced math-
                                                                                                                                                         62
ematics (including calculus), college physics, Fluid
Mechanics, and Surveying II. Graduates who do so                           NOTE: Electives should be selected in consultation with an academic advisor in order
can receive full junior status toward a B.S. degree in                     to assure maximum transfer of credits.
the Construction Engineering Technology program at                         1
                                                                             Or approved higher-level mathematics course, preferably MAT 115.
New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) and other                        2
                                                                             Select course from either Social Science or Humanities general education categories.
four-year institutions.                                                    3
                                                                             Select course from the following general education categories: Social Science,
                                                                             Humanities, Historical Perspective, Diversity and Global Perspective.
                                                                           †HPE 111 is an acceptable alternative.




Architectural Technology                                                                                                                        Program 67100
                                                                                                                                                   CIP 150101
Certificate of Proficiency
   The certificate program in Architectural Technol-
ogy prepares students for employment as architec-                                                 Certificate Curriculum
tural technicians who prepare architectural drawings                       Code            Course (lecture/lab hours)                Credits
both by hand and with microcomputer-based drafting                         ABT 120         Architectural Technology Graphics (2/6)         4
systems. Admission requires a high school diploma or                       ABT 109         Construction Materials (2/0)                    2
equivalent with one year of algebra or applied math-                       ABT 124         Architectural Working Drawings (2/4)            4
                                                                           DRA 190         Introduction to Computer-Aided Drafting (1/2) 2
ematics. The complete program is available through
                                                                           MAT 110         Elementary Technical Mathematics (3/0)          3                        2
daytime attendance either full-time or part-time. Some                     CIV 101         Surveying I (2/3)                               3                        0
courses are offered during day hours only.                                 ENG 101         English Composition I (3/0)                     3                        0
   Successful graduates of the program will be able to:                    — —             Technical electives1                            6                        9
  • assist architects in the preparation of plans;                         — —             Elective                                        3                        -
                                                                                                                                       _____                        2
  • serve on a surveying field crew.                                                                                                                     30         0
                                                                           1
                                                                               Select from ABT 104, 132, 210, 299.                                                  1
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                    Architecture                                                                                                                                   Program 21000
                                                                                                                                                                      CIP 049999
                    Associate in Science Degree
                        The Architecture transfer program parallels the
 Architecture



                    first two years of education at a majority of under-
                                                                                                                              Curriculum
                    graduate schools of architecture. It offers a balance                      Code          Course (lecture/lab hours)                               Credits
                    of academic and design courses.                                            ARC 121       Architecture Basic Design I (1/8)                              5
                        The academic courses provide students with a                           ARC 125       Architecture and the Environment (3/0)                         3
                    broad base of general knowledge which widens their                         ART 103       Freehand Drawing for Architects (1/4)                          3
                    outlook and increases their ability to evaluate issues                     ENG 101       English Composition I (3/0)                                    3
                    and make enlightened decisions. The design courses                         CMN 112       Public Speaking (3/0)                                          3
                    emphasize the development of skills in architectural
                    conceptualization and design decision-making. They                         ARC    104    Computers in Architecture (1/4)                                  3
                    include both traditional methods of architectural                          ARC    123    Architecture Basic Design II (1/8)                               5
                    graphics and model building as well as use of the                          ENG    102    English Composition II (3/0)                                     3
                    computer as a three-dimensional design study tool.                         MAT    146    Pre-Calculus (4/0)1                                              4
                        Together, the academic courses and design courses                      HPE    110    Concepts of Health and Fitness (1/2)†                            2
                    form the foundation needed for advancement in archi-
                    tectural education and, later, in professional practice.                   ARC    122    History of Architecture to 1860 (3/0)                            3
                    Students have the opportunity to enrich their educa-                       ARC    134    Building Construction Systems (3/0)                              3
                    tion through participation in field trips and a variety                    ARC    227    Architecture Design I (1/8)                                      5
                    of architecture-related extracurricular activities.                        —      —      Science elective2                                                4
                        Since architecture programs vary among senior col-                     —      —      Social Science general education elective                        3
                    leges and admission is highly competitive, faculty assis-
                                                                                               ARC    124    History and Theory of Modern Architecture (3/0) 3
                    tance is readily available to students preparing design
                                                                                               ARC    228    Architecture Design II (1/8)                     5
                    portfolios and investigating potential transfer institu-
                                                                                               —      —      Math, Science OR Technology elective2            4
                    tions. The architecture faculty are registered architects.
                                                                                               —      —      General Education elective3                      3
                       Successful graduates of the program will be able to:                                                                                _____
                       • use analytical skills to determine the major                                                                                                        67
                          elements of a work of architecture and/or an
                          architectural design project;                                        NOTE: Electives should be selected in consultation with an academic advisor in order
                                                                                               to assure maximum transfer of credits.
                       • comprehend and apply the various stages of                            1
                                                                                                 Or approved higher-level mathematics course.
                          the creative thought process to produce an                           2
                                                                                                 PHY 101 and 102 are highly recommended.
                          architectural design;                                                3
                                                                                                 Select course from the following general education categories: Humanities,
                       • understand and apply the basic principles of                            Historical Perspective, Diversity and Global Perspective.
                          sustainable design;                                                  † HPE 111 is an acceptable alternative.
                       • use two- and three-dimensional visual
                          communication skills (freehand, traditional,
                          and computer-generated drawings and physical
                          models) to convey a complete architectural idea;
                       • demonstrate knowledge of the important
                          buildings and stages in the history of
                          architecture and the social and technological
                          factors that influenced them;
                       • critically evaluate the built environment –
                          its relationship to the natural world and the
                          reciprocal sociological and psychological
                          influences on man;
                       • demonstrate knowledge of architectural
                          materials and structural systems and their
                2         appropriate applications in building construction.
                0       Admission to the Architecture program requires a
                0   high school diploma or its equivalent with at least
                9
                -   one year of science (biology, chemistry, or physics)
                2   and two years of algebra. Courses in the visual arts
                0   are highly recommended.
                1
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                                                                                                                                                                     2009
Automotive Technology                                                                                                                          Program A4500
                                                                                                                                                  CIP 150803
                                                                                                                                                                    UPDATE

Associate in Applied Science Degree
   The Automotive Technology program introduces stu-




                                                                                                                                                                        Automotive Technology
dents to current automotive systems and related diag-                                                     Curriculum
nostic and service techniques. Students learn on and                       Code          Course (lecture/lab hours)                 Credits
about current automotive technology and its use in                         AUT 110       Introduction to Automotive Electronics (3/1)     3
late model production vehicles. Learning occurs during                     AUT 111       Automotive Service Fundamentals (2/6)            5
classroom instruction and lab activities performed in the                  ENG 101       English Composition I (3/0)                      3
auto shop. In addition, students develop a strong work
ethic and learn professionalism while fulfilling intern-                   AUT 112 Automotive Fuel Systems (2/2)                                           3
ship requirements at their sponsoring repair facility.                     AUT 113 Suspension, Steering and Alignment (2/4)                                4
   The A.A.S. program offers two paths of study that                       MAT 140 Applied College Algebra (4/0)1                                          4
students may choose from: Chrysler CAP (College
Automotive Program) and Comprehensive.                                     AUT 122 Internship in Automotive Technology I                                   1
   CAP students complete Chrysler-specific course                          AUT 211 Automotive Emissions and
material and secure a position at a Chrysler, Dodge,                               Driveability Diagnosis (2/2)                                            3
or Jeep dealership as an apprentice technician.                            AUT 212 Automotive Air Conditioning (2/2)                                       3
   Students following the Comprehensive path learn                         ENG 112 English Composition II with Speech (3/0)                                3
theory, operation, diagnosis, and service of systems
not specific to any particular vehicle manufacturer,                       AUT    115    Automotive Brake Systems (2/4)                                    4
and complete internship requirements at an approved                        AUT    114    Automotive Electricity and Electronics (2/2)                      3
independent, franchise, or dealership repair facility.                     AUT    123    Internship in Automotive Technology II                            1
   Successful graduates of the program will be able to:                    HPE    110    Concepts of Health and Fitness (1/2)†                             2
  • diagnose, repair, and service current automotive                       —      —      General Education elective2                                       3
     technologies;
                                                                           AUT 213       Engine Service (2/4)                                              4
  • demonstrate desirable attitudes and work habits
                                                                           AUT 221       Internship in Automotive Technology III                           1
     while working individually or with others;
                                                                           AUT 224       Manual Transmissions and Drivelines (2/3)                         3
  • obtain service repair information and procedures
                                                                           PHY 111       Physical Science Concepts (2/2)                                   3
     from online websites and electronic databases;
  • communicate effectively and professionally with                        AUT 222 Internship in Automotive Technology IV       1
     customers and fellow technicians.                                     AUT 225 Automatic Transmission Service (2/3)         3
   Admission to the program requires a high school                         IST 101 Computer Concepts with Applications (2/2)
diploma or its equivalent and a strong interest in a                               OR                                           3
career in automotive technology. Admission is com-                         IST 102 Computer Concepts with Programming (2/2)
petitive and determined by basic skill levels, pro-                        — — General Education elective3                      3
gram-specific testing, and a personal interview with                                                                         _____
program representatives. Academic foundations re-                                                                                                        66
quirements should be completed before starting au-
                                                                           NOTE: Electives should be selected in consultation with an academic advisor in order
tomotive classes.                                                          to assure maximum transfer of credits.
   The program may be completed in two years, begin-                       1
                                                                             Or higher-level mathematics course.
ning in the Fall semester and with Summer session at-                      2
                                                                             Select course from either Social Science or Humanities general education categories.
tendance required each year. Instruction is organized                      3
                                                                             Select course from the following general education categories: Social Science,
in a concentrated two-day / three-day session format.                        Humanities, Historical Perspective, Diversity and Global Perspective.
Students attend the automotive classes Mondays and                         †HPE 111 is an acceptable alternative.
Wednesdays or Tuesdays and Thursdays, completing
academic support classes in the afternoon or evening.
Each session includes an eight-week internship at a
dealership or approved repair facility.
   The automotive classes meet at the Assunpink
Campus of the Mercer County Technical Schools,                                                                                                                      2
across from MCCC’s West Windsor campus on Old                                                                                                                       0
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 2009
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                                   Aviation Customer Relations                                                                                                                     Program A4250
                                                                                                                                                                                      CIP 490106
                                   Associate in Applied Science Degree
                                       The Aviation Customer Relations program provides
 Aviation Customer Relations



                                   students with fundamental knowledge of various                                                             Curriculum
                                   transportation systems and with the skills to func-                        Code          Course (lecture/lab hours)               Credits
                                   tion as flight attendants, ticket agents, travel agents                    ENG 101       English Composition I (3/0)                    3
                                   and in other related customer service positions with                       HOS 123       Introduction to Travel and Tourism (3/0)       3
                                   the travel industry. Courses provide the student with                      HPE 110       Concepts of Health and Fitness (1/2)†          2
                                   knowledge of both Federal Aviation Administration                          IST 101       Computer Concepts with Applications (2/2)      3
                                   and Department of Transportation requirements.                             OST 111       Basic Keyboarding Applications (2/2)           3
                                       Successful graduates of the program will be able to:                   — —           Foreign Language elective1                     3
                                      • perform customer relations staff functions with
                                        air carriers, commuter airlines, travel agencies,                     AVI    102    Aviation Transportation (3/0)                                      3
                                        and other aviation-related businesses;                                ENG    102    English Composition II (3/0)                                       3
                                      • use interpersonal skills to communicate effec-                        PHY    111    Physical Science Concepts (2/2)                                    3
                                        tively about services and programs offered to                         SOC    101    Introduction to Sociology (3/0)                                    3
                                        the traveling public;                                                 —      —      Foreign Language elective1                                         3
                                      • communicate effectively with the international
                                        air traveler;                                                         AVI 101       Aerospace Development (3/0)                                        3
                                      • perform essential office functions with proficien-                    CMN 111       Speech: Human Communication (3/0)                                  3
                                        cy, utilizing computer information systems.                           GEO 102       Cultural Geography (3/0)                                           3
                                       Admission to the program requires a high school                        PSY 101       Introduction to Psychology (3/0)                                   3
                                   diploma or its equivalent. The college has direct                          — —           Foreign Language elective1                                         3
                                   transfer options with Thomas Edison State College,
                                   Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Metropolitan                         AVI    111    Flight Concepts (2/0)                                           2
                                   State College, and St. Francis College. Cooperative                        BUS    209    Business Letter/Report Writing (3/0)                            3
                                   education programs also are available.                                     HOS    124    Computerized Reservations (3/0)2                                3
                                                                                                              HPE    250    First Aid (2/0)                                                 2
                                                                                                              PSY    204    Social Psychology (3/0)                                         3
                                                                                                              MAT    —      Mathematics elective3                                         3-4
                                                                                                                                                                                        _____
                                                                                                                                                                                        63-64

                                                                                                              NOTE: Electives should be selected in consultation with an academic advisor in order
                                                                                                              to assure maximum transfer of credits.
                                                                                                              1
                                                                                                                It is recommended that all three language electives be in the same foreign language.
                                                                                                                At least two of the language electives must be in the same foreign language.
                                                                                                              2
                                                                                                                BUS 296 (International Business Practice Firm) may be substituted for HOS 124. It
                                                                                                                is recommended that students interested in careers with travel agencies or airline
                                                                                                                reservations take BUS 296.
                                                                                                              3
                                                                                                                Select from approved MAT courses.
                                                                                                              †HPE 111 is an acceptable alternative.




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Aviation Flight Technology                                                                                                                     Program A4300
                                                                                                                                                  CIP 490102
                                                                                                                                                                    UPDATE

Associate in Applied Science Degree
    The Aviation Flight Technology program is accred-




                                                                                                                                                                        Aviation Flight Technology
ited by the Aviation Accreditation Board Internation-                                                     Curriculum
al and provides flight instruction for the Private and                     Code          Course (lecture/lab hours)                                Credits
Commercial certificates and Instrument rating.                             AVI 101       Aerospace Development (3/0)                                     3
    In order to complete the program, every student                        AVI 113       Flight I (1/3)1                                                 2
must successfully pass the Federal Aviation Admin-                         AVI 131       Commercial Pilot I (3/0)                                        3
istration (FAA) Private, Commercial, and Instrument                        ENG 101       English Composition I (3/0)                                     3
computer examinations and be certified as a com-                           HPE 110       Concepts of Health and Fitness (1/2)†                           2
mercial pilot with instrument rating. Ninety-seven                         MAT 115       Algebra and Trigonometry I (3/0)2                               3
percent of Mercer’s students have passed the exam-
inations on the first attempt. The college is an ap-                       AVI 105       Aviation Weather (3/0)                                            3
proved examining authority; FAA computer tests are                         AVI 114       Flight II (1/3)1                                                  2
conducted at the college.                                                  AVI 132       Commercial Pilot II (3/0)                                         3
    Successful graduates of the program will:                              CMN 112       Public Speaking (3/0)                                             3
   • obtain the appropriate ground and flight certificates;                ENG 102       English Composition II (3/0)                                      3
   • fill related aviation positions requiring specific                    MAT 116       Algebra and Trigonometry II (3/0)2                                3
     aviation knowledge with airport service opera-
     tors located at numerous airports in the United                       AVI    203    Aircraft Components (3/0)                                         3
     States and possessions.                                               AVI    213    Flight III (1/4)1                                                 3
    Most of the aviation courses are offered during the                    AVI    231    Commercial Pilot III (3/0)                                        3
day, and certain ones may be available during the                          PHY    101    College Physics (3/3)                                             4
evening. Cooperative education opportunities are                           —      —      General Education elective3                                       3
also available.
    A career with the major airlines may require a four-                   AVI    102    Aviation Transportation (3/0)                3
year baccalaureate degree. There are direct transfer                       AVI    208    Aviation Seminar                             1
agreements with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical Uni-                             AVI    214    Flight IV (1/4)1                             3
versity, Florida Institute of Technology, Metropolitan                     AVI    215    Aerodynamics (2/2)                           3
State College, Thomas Edison State College, South-                         IST    101    Computer Concepts with Applications (2/2)    3
                                                                           —      —      General Education elective4                  3
ern Illinois University, Dowling College, and Central                                                                              _____
Missouri State University.                                                                                                           65
    Students in the Aviation Flight Technology pro-
gram receive classroom and laboratory instruction                          1
                                                                             Special fee required; hours to be arranged.
on the West Windsor Campus, while flight training
                                                                           2
                                                                             Or higher-level mathematics course.
takes place at the college’s fixed base operation at
                                                                           3
                                                                             Select course from either Social Science or Humanities general education categories.
Trenton-Mercer Airport. The college has its own fleet
                                                                           4
                                                                             Select course from the following general education categories: Social Science,
                                                                             Humanities, Historical Perspective, Diversity and Global Perspective (PSY 101
of seven aircraft and employs the flight instructors.                        recommended).
    An active advisory commission consisting of ex-                        †HPE 111 is an acceptable alternative.
perts from the government and civilian areas of avia-
                                                                           NOTE: Students must earn a minimum grade of C in AVI 113, 114, 131, 132, 213, 214,
tion recommends changes necessary to maintain a                            215, 231, and MAT 115 to graduate.
quality program.
   Admission to the program requires a high school di-
ploma with one year of algebra. High school courses
in trigonometry and physics are an advantage. Proof
of citizenship or Transportation Security Administra-
tion approval is required for enrollment in the Flight
program. Before flight training begins, an aviation
medical will be required. Contact the Aviation pro-
gram coordinator for details.                                                                                                                                       2
    Graduates of the program often return to take a                                                                                                                 0
flight training course toward the certified flight instruc-                                                                                                         0
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August
 2009
UPDATE
                                       Aviation Flight Technology: CFI                                                                                                           Program 67160
                                                                                                                                                                                    CIP 490108
                                       Certificate of Proficiency
                                           The Aviation Flight Technology: CFI (Certified
 Aviation Flight Technology: CFI



                                       Flight Instructor) Certificate is designed to qualify
                                                                                                                                                     Curriculum
                                       graduates to become flight instructors. This position                       Code             Course (lecture/lab hours)                      Credits
                                       is a beginning step to becoming a professional pilot.                       ENG 101          English Composition I (3/0)                           3
                                           To succeed in a career as a pilot for a major airline,                  MAT 115          Algebra and Trigonometry I (3/0)                      3
                                       a candidate must possess a college degree. Many stu-                        AVI 113          Flight I (1/3)1                                       2
                                       dents who already possess an associate and/or a bac-                        AVI 131          Commercial Pilot I (3/0)                              3
                                       calaureate degree can qualify for these competitive                         AVI 105          Aviation Weather (3/0)                                3
                                       positions after they attain their flight credentials and                    AVI 114          Flight II (1/3)1                                      2
                                       experience. Students without previous college expe-                         AVI 132          Commercial Pilot II (3/0)                             3
                                       rience can pursue this certificate and then later, if                       AVI 215          Aerodynamics (2/2)                                    3
                                       they wish, apply the credits toward the A.A.S. degree                       AVI 213          Flight III (1/4)1                                     3
                                       in Aviation Flight Technology.                                              AVI 231          Commercial Pilot III (3/0)                            3
                                           Successful graduates of this program are able to:                       AVI 214          Flight IV (1/4)1                                      3
                                          • give flight instruction for the private pilot certificate;             AVI 233          Flight Instructor – Airplane (3/0)                    3
                                                                                                                                                                                      _____
                                          • teach ground school for the private certificate;
                                                                                                                                                                                          34
                                          • demonstrate the flight characteristics of a
                                            single-engine aircraft for sales and maintenance;                      1
                                                                                                                       Special fee required; hours to be arranged.
                                          • fly power line, fish spotting, traffic patrol and
                                            parachute drops, and tow aerial banners;
                                          • work as flight schedulers with fixed base operators.
                                           Proof of citizenship or Transportation Security Ad-
                                       ministration approval is required for enrollment in the
                                       Flight program. Before flight training begins, an avia-
                                       tion medical will be required. Contact the Aviation
                                       program coordinator for details.
                                           All of the credits earned in this certificate except
                                       the flight instructor course apply to the A.A.S. de-
                                       gree in Aviation Flight Technology. Additionally,
                                       all of the certificate credits are transferable to the
                                       baccalaureate Aviation program at Thomas Edison
                                       State College.




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Aviation Management                                                                                                                            Program 24200
                                                                                                                                                  CIP 490104
                                                                                                                                                                   UPDATE

Associate in Science Degree
   The Aviation Management program provides stu-




                                                                                                                                                                       Aviation Management
dents with a background in business administration
                                                                                                           Curriculum
and related technical knowledge in aviation. In most                        Code          Course (lecture/lab hours)                 Credits
cases, the graduate of this program should seek a                           AVI 101       Aerospace Development (3/0)                      3
four-year baccalaureate degree. Aviation manage-                            BUS 101       Introduction to Business (3/0)                   3
ment has evolved into a career discipline that re-                          ENG 101       English Composition I (3/0)                      3
quires a variety of skills.                                                 MAT 135       Intermediate Algebra with Applications (4/0)1    4
   Successful graduates of the program will be able to:                     PSY 101       Introduction to Psychology (3/0)                 3
  • utilize business information processing systems to
     improve management control in aviation businesses;                     ACC 111       Principles of Financial Accounting (4/0)                         4
  • interpret financial statements and prepare budgets;                     AVI 102       Aviation Transportation (3/0)                                    3
  • perform staff functions in marketing, sales, and gen-                   ENG 102       English Composition II (3/0)                                     3
     eral management with aviation-related businesses;                      MAT 146       Pre-Calculus (4/0)                                               4
  • interpret and apply Federal Aviation Adminis-                           MKT 101       Principles of Marketing (3/0)                                    3
     tration regulations and procedures to aviation-
     related businesses.                                                    ACC    112    Principles of Managerial Accounting (4/0)                        4
   There are direct transfer options with Embry-Rid-                        BUS    210    Principles of Management (3/0)                                   3
dle Aeronautical University, Metropolitan State Col-                        ECO    111    Macroeconomics (3/0)                                             3
lege, St. Francis College, Southern Illinois University,                    PHY    111    Physical Science Concepts (2/2)                                  3
Thomas Edison State College, and Florida Institute of                       —      —      Humanities general education elective                            3
Technology. Although many graduates transfer to four-
                                                                            BUS 107       Business Law I (3/0)                         3
year colleges, graduates also enter the private sector in
                                                                            CMN 111       Speech: Human Communication (3/0)            3
entry-level management positions with manufacturers,
                                                                            ECO 112       Microeconomics (3/0)                         3
airline authorities, airport service operations, commut-
                                                                            HPE 110       Concepts of Health and Fitness (1/2)†        2
er air services, and corporate flight operations.
                                                                            IST 101                                                    3
                                                                                          Computer Concepts with Applications (2/2) _____
   Students may study full-time or part-time. Most
courses are offered during the day and evening. Ad-                                                                                   63
mission to the program requires a high school diploma
or its equivalent with two years of high school math.                       NOTE: Electives should be selected in consultation with an academic advisor in order
                                                                            to assure maximum transfer of credits.
                                                                            1
                                                                              Or higher-level mathematics course.
                                                                            †HPE 111 is an acceptable alternative.




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 2009
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                                      Banking and Financial Services                                                                                                                 Program A4570
                                                                                                                                                                                        CIP 520101
                                      Associate in Applied Science Degree in Business Management
                                         The Banking and Financial Services option of the
 Banking and Financial Services



                                      Management program is a joint program between
                                                                                                                                                 Curriculum
                                      the American Institute of Banking (AIB) and Mercer                          Code          Course (lecture/lab hours)                               Credits
                                      County Community College. It is designed for stu-                           BNK 130       Principles of Banking* (3/0)                                   3
                                      dents, both full-time and part-time, who desire to                          BUS 101       Introduction to Business (3/0)                                 3
                                      specialize in banking. The option prepares persons                          ENG 101       English Composition I (3/0)                                    3
                                      for entry-level positions in banking and increases                          MAT 108       Topics in Mathematics (3/0)1                                   3
                                      knowledge and opportunities for currently employed                          — —           Business elective2                                             3
                                      banking professionals.
                                         Successful graduates will be able to:                                    BNK 132 Law and Banking: Applications* (3/0)                                   3
                                        • use terminology common to the banking                                   BNK 232 Commercial Lending* (3/0)
                                           environment for effective communication;                                       OR                                                                     3
                                        • demonstrate skills necessary to operate equipment                       BNK 235 Consumer Lending* (3/0)
                                           commonly used in banking;                                              BUS 210 Principles of Management (3/0)                                         3
                                        • determine and develop personal qualities needed                         ENG 112 English Composition II with Speech (3/0)
                                           to function effectively with individuals and                                   OR                                                                     3
                                           organizations in business;                                             ENG 102 English Composition II (3/0)
                                        • apply effective principles of supervision in                            HPE 110 Concepts of Health and Fitness (1/2)†                                  2
                                           performing first-level management duties in                            MKT 101 Principles of Marketing (3/0)                                          3
                                           banking operations;
                                        • analyze/resolve problems common to entry-level                          ACC    111    Principles of Financial Accounting (4/0)                         4
                                           banking positions.                                                     BUS    103    Business Mathematics (3/0)                                       3
                                         Students may apply the courses needed for a School                       BUS    209    Business Letter/Report Writing (3/0)                             3
                                      of Banking program diploma from AIB (24 credits) to-                        IST    101    Computer Concepts with Applications (2/2)                        3
                                      ward this A.A.S. degree option. Mercer accepts up to                        BNK     —     Business Banking elective* (3/0)3                                3
                                      12 credits from specified AIB (BNK) courses toward
                                                                                                                  ACC    112    Principles of Managerial Accounting (4/0)                      4
                                      this A.A.S. option while AIB accepts MCCC courses
                                                                                                                  ECO    103    Basic Economics (3/0)                                          3
                                      in accounting, English composition, economics, com-
                                                                                                                  —       —     General Education elective4                                    3
                                      puter concepts, business communications, business
                                                                                                                  —       —     General Education elective4                                    3
                                      math, and principles of management toward the AIB
                                                                                                                  —       —     Elective                                                       3
                                      School of Banking program diploma.                                                                                                                    _____
                                         Admission to the program requires a high school                                                                                                       65
                                      diploma or its equivalent.
                                                                                                                  * Courses taught by American Institute of Banking (AIB).
                                                                                                                    Schedule and fees determined by AIB.
                                                                                                                  1
                                                                                                                    Or higher-level mathematics course.
                                                                                                                  2
                                                                                                                    Select one of the following: ACC 207; BUS 108, 109, 202, 276, 296; OST 111, 112,
                                                                                                                    219, 222; MKT 103, 220, 230, 240. See program advisor for more information.
                                                                                                                  3
                                                                                                                    Acceptable banking electives:
                                                                                                                    BNK 231 Money and Banking*
                                                                                                                    BNK 232 Commercial Lending*
                                                                                                                    BNK 234 Introduction to Mortgage Lending*
                                                                                                                    BNK 235 Consumer Lending*
                                                                                                                    BNK 236 Trust Operations*
                                                                                                                    BNK 237 Law and Banking: Principles*
                                                                                                                  4
                                                                                                                    Select course from the following general education categories: Social Science,
                                                                                                                    Humanities, Historical Perspective, Diversity and Global Perspective.
                                                                                                                  †HPE 111 is an acceptable alternative.


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Biology                                                                                                                                         Program 21400
                                                                                                                                                   CIP 240101
                                                                                                                                                                    UPDATE

Associate in Science Degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences
    The Biology option of the Liberal Arts and Scienc-




                                                                                                                                                                        Biology
                                                                                                          Curriculum
es program primarily prepares graduates for transfer
into the junior year of programs such as ecology, con-                     Code    Course (lecture/lab hours)                                      Credits
servation, biology, microbiology, pharmacy, forestry,                      ENG 101 English Composition I (3/0)                                           3
entomology, biotechnology, and preprofessional                             BIO 101 General Biology I (3/3)                                               4
fields of medicine and dentistry. Biology graduates                        CHE 101 General Chemistry I (3/3)                                             4
have transferred to colleges throughout Pennsylva-                         CMN 111 Speech: Human Communication (3/0)
nia, New Jersey and the Northeast, including Rider                                 OR                                                                      3
University, Temple University, Cornell University,                         CMN 112 Public Speaking (3/0)
Rutgers University, and The College of New Jersey.
    Recent graduates have been employed by firms                           ENG    102    English Composition II (3/0)                                      3
such as Bristol-Myers Squibb, Johnson & Johnson,                           MAT    146    Pre-Calculus (4/0)A                                               4
and various New Jersey governmental departments.                           BIO    102    General Biology II (3/3)                                          4
Others have successfully completed medical, dental,                        CHE    102    General Chemistry II (3/3)                                        4
chiropractic, pharmaceutical, physical/occupational
therapy, physician’s assistant, veterinary medicine,                       BIO —         Biology elective1                                                 4
and other graduate programs.                                               — —           Technical electives2,B                                            8
    The biology facilities include a 24-station multimedia                 — —           Social Science general education elective                         3
computer laboratory as well as specially equipped labo-
                                                                           HPE    110    Concepts of Health and Fitness (1/2)†                           2
ratories for microbiology, genetics/molecular biology,
                                                                           BIO    —      Biology elective1                                               4
and anatomy/physiology. Students learn a wide variety
                                                                           —      —      Technical elective2,C                                           4
of investigative techniques, including microscopy, spec-
                                                                           —      —      Humanities general education electiveC                          3
trophotometry, and gel electrophoresis. Real-life systems
                                                                           —      —      General Education elective3                                     3
are studied through field trips to sites in the New Jersey                                                                                            _____
Pinelands and elsewhere. A special honors sequence                                                                                                       60
provides eligible students with the opportunity to partici-
                                                                           1
                                                                             Approved biology electives: BIO 201, 202, 203, 204, 208. Final grade must be C or
pate in a research project under the supervision of fac-
                                                                             above for biology majors.
ulty at nearby Rider University and other institutions.                    2
                                                                             Select from approved list of BIO, CHE, MAT, PHY, and COS courses available from
    Successful graduates of the program will be able to:                     biology advisors or Science & Health Professions division office.
   • demonstrate an understanding of the fundamental                       3
                                                                             Select course from either Social Science or Humanities general education categories.
     principles, concepts, and terminology of biology;                     †HPE 111 is an acceptable alternative.
   • explain the structures and fundamental processes
     of life at molecular, cellular, and organismal levels;
                                                                              The Biology degree with a Pre-Medicine, Pre-Veterinar-
   • view the living world with greater understanding,
                                                                           ian, Pre-Dentistry concentration primarily prepares gradu-
     insight, and appreciation as it relates to the field
                                                                           ates for transfer into the junior year of programs such as pre-
     of biology and contemporary problems and issues;
                                                                           medicine, pre-veterinarian, pre-dentistry, physician assisting,
   • demonstrate the ability to apply the scientific meth-
                                                                           biotechnology, microbiology, molecular biology, genetic or
     od of inquiry to gather and use information for the
                                                                           biochemical engineering, pharmacy and physical therapy.
     purposes of critical thinking, information analysis,
                                                                              Students follow the standard Biology curriculum (above),
     and problem solving;
                                                                           with course substitutions as follows, for a total of 62 credits:
   • exhibit proficiency in the laboratory and in the field
     by using standard equipment and measurement and                                 Pre-Medicine, Pre-Veterinarian, Pre-Dentistry
     observation techniques that allow one to gather, ana-                 SEMESTER 1
     lyze, and interpret qualitative and quantitative data.                  additionally include MAT 151 Calculus I (4 credits)
    Most courses may be completed through part-time                        SEMESTER 2
study in the evening. Course selection and program                          A
                                                                              Humanities general education elective (3 credits)
of study must be approved by an academic advisor.                             in place of MAT 146 Pre-Calculus (4 credits)
    Admission to the Biology option requires a high                        SEMESTER 3                                                                               2
school diploma or equivalent with at least one year of                      B
                                                                              CHE 201 Organic Chemistry I (5 credits) and                                           0
science (biology, chemistry, or physics) and two years                        MAT 152 Calculus II (4 credits) in place of Technical electives (8 credits)           0
                                                                                                                                                                    9
of academic mathematics. Successful completion of                          SEMESTER 4
                                                                                                                                                                    -
the Biology option results in the award of the Associ-
                                                                            C
                                                                              CHE 202 Organic Chemistry II (5 credits)
                                                                              in place of Technical elective (4 credits)
                                                                                                                                                                    2
ate in Science degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences.                           and in place of Humanities general education elective (3 credits)                     0
                                                                                                                                                                    1
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 2009
UPDATE
                               Business Administration                                                                                                                        Program 21200
                                                                                                                                                                                 CIP 520201
                               Associate in Science Degree
 Business Administration



                                   The Business Administration program is designed                                                      Curriculum
                               for the student who plans to earn a business-related
                               baccalaureate degree at a four-year college or univer-                    Code    Course (lecture/lab hours)                                     Credits
                               sity. Eighty percent of graduates successfully transfer to                BUS 107 Business Law I (3/0)                                                 3
                               four-year colleges. Direct transfer options accommodate                   CMN 111 Speech: Human Communication (3/0)
                               transfer to many in-state and out-of-state institutions.                          OR                                                                     3
                                                                                                         CMN 112 Public Speaking (3/0)
                                   Graduates of the program demonstrate competen-                        ENG 101 English Composition I (3/0)                                            3
                               cies in introductory courses in accounting, business                      HPE 110 Concepts of Health and Fitness (1/2)†                                  2
                               law, economics, and statistics as well as other busi-                     — — General Education elective1                                                3
                               ness-related courses consistent with acceptance into
                               junior status at a four-year college.                                     BUS    230    Global Environment of Business (3/0)2                            3
                                   Graduates have transferred to colleges and univer-                    ENG    102    English Composition II (3/0)                                     3
                               sities nationwide, including Rutgers University, Rider                    MAT    146    Pre-Calculus Mathematics II (3/0)                                4
                               University, The College of New Jersey, Drexel Univer-                     —      —      Science elective3                                                3
                               sity, Temple University, and New York University.                         —      —      General Education elective4                                      3
                                   Successful graduates of the program will be able to:
                                  • formulate an analytical and quantitative approach                    ACC     Principles of Financial Accounting (4/0)
                                                                                                                111                                                                     4
                                     to problem solving;                                                 BUS     Business Statistics I (3/0)
                                                                                                                205                                                                     3
                                  • demonstrate an understanding of the role of U.S.                     ECO     Macroeconomics (3/0)
                                                                                                                111                                                                     3
                                     business in a globalized society;                                   IST     Computer Concepts with Applications (2/2)
                                                                                                                101
                                  • acquire effective business communication skills,                             OR                                                                     3
                                     including computer literacy;                                        IST 102 Computer Concepts with Programming (2/2)
                                  • develop the foundation necessary to continue stud-                   MAT 151 Calculus I (4/0)
                                     ies in fields such as economics, finance, accounting,                       OR                                                                     4
                                     management, marketing, and human resources;                         MAT 149 Calculus for Social Sciences or Business (4/0)
                                  • use the economic way of thinking in everyday life.
                                                                                                         ACC    112    Principles of Managerial Accounting (4/0)                       4
                                   Students may study full-time or part-time. Busi-
                                                                                                         BUS    206    Business Statistics II (3/0)                                    3
                               ness Administration students who cannot attend
                                                                                                         ECO    112    Microeconomics (3/0)                                            3
                               college on weekdays can complete their degree re-
                                                                                                         —      —      General Education elective4                                     3
                               quirements with evening, weekend, and Virtual Col-
                                                                                                         —      —      General Education elective4                                     3
                               lege (distance learning) courses offered with Mercer’s                                                                                                ____
                               Flexible Learning (FL) program (see page 17).                                                                                                          63
                                   Many core courses required for the Business Ad-
                               ministration degree are offered on weekends, most in                      NOTE: Electives should be selected in consultation with an academic advisor in order
                                                                                                         to assure maximum transfer of credits.
                               an accelerated eight-week format. Students can ac-                        1
                                                                                                           Select course from either Humanities or Historical Perspective general education
                               celerate their degree completion by taking two eight-                       categories.
                               week courses instead of one 15-week course during                         2
                                                                                                           MKT 101 or BUS 210 are acceptable substitutes. Students should check with their
                               a semester. Students attending weekend classes on                           advisor before registering for these courses.
                               an accelerated basis along with night and distance                        3
                                                                                                           Must be a laboratory science.
                               learning courses could potentially finish their Busi-                     4
                                                                                                           Select course – other than any MAT (mathematics) course or ECO 103 – from
                               ness Administration degree within the same time                             the following general education categories: Social Science, Humanities, Historical
                                                                                                           Perspective, Diversity and Global Perspective.
                               frame as a full-time traditional student.
                                                                                                         †HPE 111 is an acceptable alternative.
                                   Admission to the Business Administration program
                                                                                                         NOTE: Mathematics cannot be chosen as a general Education Elective.
                               requires a high school diploma or its equivalent. A
                               strong background in mathematics is very helpful.

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                                                                                                                                                                   2009
                                                                                                                                                Program 21210     UPDATE
                                                                                                                                                   CIP 520201



   Business Administration students who would like




                                                                                                                                                                      Business Administration
to pursue future studies in international business
                                                                                            Concentration Curriculum
should consider the Business Administration con-                                                          Global Business
centration in Global Business. This option enables
students to tailor their general education electives to-                   Code    Course (lecture/lab hours)                                     Credits
ward international topics.                                                 CMN 111 Speech: Human Communication (3/0)
   Since completion of this degree option demon-                                   OR                                                                     3
strates commitment to an international business                            CMN 112 Public Speaking (3/0)
specialization, students pursuing this concentration                       ENG 101 English Composition I (3/0)                                            3
have an advantage when applying to a four-year                             HPE 110 Concepts of Health and Fitness (1/2)†                                  2
international business program. A.S. degree course-                        — — Foreign Language elective1                                                 3
work emphasizing the issues of a globalized world                          — — General Education elective2                                                3
provides students with the necessary foundation to
pursue further studies in international business at a                      BUS    230    Global Environment of Business (3/0)                             3
four-year institution.                                                     ENG    102    English Composition II (3/0)                                     3
                                                                           MAT    146    Pre-Calculus Mathematics II (3/0)                                4
                                                                           —      —      Science elective3                                                3
                                                                           —      —      Foreign Language elective1                                       3

                                                                           ACC     Principles of Financial Accounting (4/0)
                                                                                  111                                                                     4
                                                                           BUS     Business Statistics I (3/0)
                                                                                  205                                                                     3
                                                                           ECO     Macroeconomics (3/0)
                                                                                  111                                                                     3
                                                                           IST     Computer Concepts with Applications (2/2)
                                                                                  101
                                                                                   OR                                                                     3
                                                                           IST 102 Computer Concepts with Programming (2/2)
                                                                           MAT 151 Calculus I (4/0)
                                                                                   OR                                                                     4
                                                                           MAT 149 Calculus for Social Sciences or Business (4/0)

                                                                           ACC    112    Principles of Managerial Accounting (4/0)                       4
                                                                           BUS    206    Business Statistics II (3/0)                                    3
                                                                           ECO    112    Microeconomics (3/0)                                            3
                                                                           —      —      General Education elective2                                     3
                                                                           —      —      General Education elective4                                     3
                                                                                                                                                       ____
                                                                                                                                                        63

                                                                           NOTE: Electives should be selected in consultation with an academic advisor in order
                                                                           to assure maximum transfer of credits.
                                                                           1
                                                                             It is highly recommended that both language electives be in the same foreign
                                                                             language.
                                                                           2
                                                                             Select from the following:
                                                                                  Historical Perspective                     Humanities
                                                                                    HIS 101 Western Civilization to 1648       ENG 203 World Literature I
                                                                                    HIS 102 Western Civilization Since 1648    ENG 204 World Literature II
                                                                                    HIS 112 World History to 1500              ENG 214 Literature of the East
                                                                                    HIS 113 World History Since 1500           REL 102 Living World Religions
                                                                                    HIS 218 History of Latin America
                                                                           3
                                                                             Must be a laboratory science.
                                                                           4
                                                                             Select from the following:
                                                                                  Diversity and Global Perspective                                                2
                                                                                    GEO 102 Cultural Geography                                                    0
                                                                                    HOS 115 Food and Culture                                                      0
                                                                                    POL 201 International Relations                                               9
                                                                                    REL 102 Living World Religions                                                -
                                                                           †HPE 111 is an acceptable alternative.                                                 2
                                                                                                                                                                  0
                                                                                                                                                                  1
                                                                                                                                                                  1
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 2009
UPDATE
                                      Business Software Applications                                                                                                                Program A5720
                                                                                                                                                                                       CIP 520101
                                      Associate in Applied Science Degree in Business Management
                                         Graduates of the Business Software Applications
 Business Software Applications



                                      option of the Management program are awarded the
                                                                                                                                               Curriculum
                                      Associate in Applied Science Degree in Business                           Code          Course (lecture/lab hours)               Credits
                                      Management. The Management programs equip                                 BUS 101       Introduction to Business (3/0)                 3
                                      graduates with specific technical skills as well as a                     OST 111       Basic Keyboarding Applications (2/2)           3
                                      general overview of the field of business.                                ENG 101       English Composition I (3/0)                    3
                                         Successful graduates of the Business Software Ap-                      IST 101       Computer Concepts with Applications (2/2)1     3
                                      plications option will be qualified to obtain entry-level                 MAT 140       Applied College Algebra (4/0)2                 4
                                      office support positions in business, and will be able to:
                                        • demonstrate facility with current word processing,                    ENG 102 English Composition II (3/0)
                                           spreadsheet, and database software applications;                             OR3                                                                    3
                                        • analyze/resolve problems related to software                          ENG 112 English Composition II with Speech (3/0)
                                           applications;                                                        CIS 173 PC Applications: Database (2/2)                                        3
                                        • use terminology common to the business                                OST 219 Word Processing Concepts & Applications (2/2)                          3
                                           environment for effective communication;                             MKT 101 Principles of Marketing (3/0)                                          3
                                        • communicate information effectively in both                           HPE 110 Concepts of Health and Fitness (1/2)†                                  2
                                           written and oral modes of delivery;                                  — — General Education elective4                                                3
                                        • comprehend how the global economy and interna-
                                           tional events affect domestic business decisions.                    ACC 106 Office Accounting I (3/0)
                                         Students may study full-time or part-time, and                                 OR3                                                                 3-4
                                      may receive credit for previous training in the skills                    ACC 111 Principles of Financial Accounting (4/0)
                                      area by applying for credit-by-examination, credit-                       BUS 230 Global Environment of Business (3/0)                                   3
                                      by-experience, and/or credit-by-articulation. Contact                     BUS 209 Business Letter/Report Writing (3/0)                                   3
                                      the Administrative Professional program coordinator                       ECO 103 Basic Economics (3/0)
                                      for additional information.                                                       OR3
                                         Admission to the program requires a high school                        ECO 111 Macroeconomics (3/0)                                                   3
                                      diploma or its equivalent.                                                        OR3
                                                                                                                ECO 112 Microeconomics (3/0)
                                      Also see:                                                                 CIS 175 PC Applications: Spreadsheets (2/2)                                    3
                                       • Administrative Professional degree program
                                                                                                                ACC 205 Office Accounting II (3/0)
                                       • Administrative Support certificate program
                                                                                                                        OR3                                          3-4
                                                                                                                ACC 112 Principles of Managerial Accounting (4/0)
                                                                                                                BUS 210 Principles of Management (3/0)                 3
                                                                                                                BUS 296 International Business Practice Firm (1/5)
                                                                                                                        OR                                             3
                                                                                                                BUS — Business elective
                                                                                                                — — General Education elective4                        3
                                                                                                                — — Elective                                           3
                                                                                                                                                                   _____
                                                                                                                                                                   63-65
                                                                                                                1
                                                                                                                  May be substituted with another Technology general education elective if student
                                                                                                                  shows competency in Microsoft Office applications.
                                                                                                                2
                                                                                                                  Students intending to transfer to a baccalaureate program should consider MAT 108,
                                                                                                                  135, or higher-level mathematics course.
                                                                                                                3
                                                                                                                  Students intending to transfer to a baccalaureate program should take ENG 102;
                                                                                                                  ECO 111 or 112; and ACC 111 and 112 to fulfill their requirements.
                                                                                                                4
                                                                                                                  Select course from the following general education categories: Social Science,
                                                                                                                  Humanities, Historical Perspective, Diversity and Global Perspective.
                                  2                                                                             † HPE 111 is an acceptable alternative.
                                  0
                                  0
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                                  -
                                  2
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                                                                                                                                                                August
                                                                                                                                                                 2009
Catering Management                                                                                                                             Program 67370
                                                                                                                                                   CIP 120504
                                                                                                                                                                UPDATE

Certificate of Proficiency
   The Catering Management Certificate of Proficien-




                                                                                                                                                                    Catering Management
cy prepares individuals to operate their own catering/
                                                                                                             Curriculum
banquet business and to work effectively in the pro-                         Code            Course (lecture/lab hours)               Credits
fession. Graduates have skills to coordinate the vari-                       ACC 111         Principles of Financial Accounting (4/0)       4
ous culinary, artistic and business activities required                      BUS 239         Entrepreneurship (3/0)                         3
to be successful in the catering industry. The program                       ENG 101         English Composition I (3/0)                    3
enables students to create successful menus for their                        HOS 100         Hospitality Success Skills (1/0)               1
customers, together with the ability to purchase and                         HOS 101         Food Preparation I (1/4)                       3
price supplies and services profitably.                                      HOS 102         Food Preparation II (1/4)                      3
   Successful graduates of the program will be able to:                      HOS 115         Food and Culture (2/2)                         3
  • demonstrate a wide variety of culinary skills;                           HOS 118         Sanitation and Safety in
  • develop cost-effective, customer-accepted menus;                                         Food Service Operations (2/0)                  2
  • plan and organize a catered activity;                                    HOS      204    Hospitality Marketing (3/0)                    3
  • apply safe and sanitary practices in preparing                           HOS      205    Menu Planning/Costing and Design (2/0)         2
    and serving culinary creations;                                          HOS      208    Hospitality Law (3/0)                          3
  • assess the needs of and have the ability to pur-                         HOS      209    Garde Manger (1/4)1                            3
    chase food and non-food supplies for the cater-                          HOS      290    Internship in Hotel, Restaurant, and
    ing operation;                                                                           Institution Management (1/0 + internship) _____2
  • practice legal and financial management aspects
                                                                                                                                          35
    of catering;
  • create high-quality food products with artistic                          1
                                                                                 HOS 109 (Advanced Culinary Arts) may substitute for HOS 209.
    designs;
  • prepare a feasibility study and business plan;
  • demonstrate management and organizational
    skills.
   Admission to the program requires a high school
diploma or its equivalent.




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 2009
                           Chef Apprenticeship
                                                                                                                                                                           Program A5650
UPDATE                                                                                                                                                                   Pastry Chef A5660
                                                                                                                                                                                CIP 120503
                           and Pastry Chef Apprenticeship option
                           Associate in Applied Science Degree
 Chef Apprenticeship



                              The Chef Apprenticeship program and the Pas-
                           try Chef Apprenticeship option prepare graduates to
                                                                                                                                      Curriculum
                           begin careers as certified professional chefs or pas-                      Code    Course (lecture/lab hours)                                        Credits
                           try chefs. Through a combination of on-the-job skill                       HOS 100 Hospitality Success Skills (1/0)                                        1
                           training and professional education, students learn                        HOS 101 Food Preparation I (1/4)                                                3
                           the necessary concepts, techniques and tools to suc-                       HOS 118 Sanitation and Safety in
                           ceed within the hospitality industry.                                              Food Service Operations (2/0)                                             2
                              Through the apprenticeship training and education                       HOS 220 Chef Apprenticeship I (0/1000)                                            1
                           system, graduates may choose to earn Journeyperson
                           documentation from the U.S. Department of Labor                            HOS 109 Advanced Culinary Arts (1/4)                                              3
                           and the New Jersey Department of Education. This                           IST 101 Computer Concepts with Applications (2/2)                                 3
                           credential is valuable when seeking employment and                         HOS 221 Chef Apprenticeship II (0/1000)                                           1
                           professional advancement.
                              Coursework is coordinated with 6000 hours of                            HOS 102 Food Preparation II (1/4)                                                 3
                           documented on-the-job training under the supervi-                          HOS 111 Culinary Math (1/0)                                                       1
                           sion of a certified chef. It normally requires three to                    MAT 108 Topics in Mathematics (3/0)1                                              3
                           four years of part-time study combined with full-time
                                                                                                      HPE 101 Basic Concepts of Nutrition (3/0)                                         3
                           work. The program is offered in cooperation with the
                                                                                                      HOS 217 Professional Baking I (1/4)                                               3
                           U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Apprenticeship
                                                                                                      HOS 222 Chef Apprenticeship III (0/1000)                                          1
                           Training, New Jersey Department of Education, and
                           participating food service employers.                                      HOS 205 Menu Planning/Costing and Design (2/0)                                    2
                              Successful graduates will be able to:                                   ENG 101 English Composition I (3/0)                                               3
                             • demonstrate proficiency in a variety of
                                professionally recognized culinary skills;                            HOS 203 Hospitality Purchasing (3/0)                                              3
                             • apply culinary skills in any production or                             ENG 102 English Composition II (3/0)
                                food preparation station within a foodservice                                 OR                                                                        3
                                department;                                                           ENG 112 English Composition II with Speech (3/0)
                             • employ safe and sanitary practices within any                          HOS 223 Chef Apprenticeship IV (0/1000)                                           1
                                food production department;
                             • develop and train kitchen personnel;                                   ACC 108 Hospitality Accounting (3/0)                                              3
                             • create appropriate menus and recipes;                                  HOS 209 Garde Manger (1/4)*                                                       3
                             • appraise the needs of and have the ability to
                                purchase food and non-food items for a food-                          ACC 109 Food, Beverage and Labor Cost Control (3/0)*                              3
                                service operation;                                                    HOS 224 Chef Apprenticeship V (0/1000)                                            1
                             • design and plan buffets relevant to the needs                          HPE 110 Concepts of Health and Fitness (1/2)†                                     2
                                of the consumer;
                             • demonstrate effective leadership in a culinary                         HOS 115 Food and Culture (2/2)                                                    3
                                setting;                                                              — — General Education elective2                                                   3
                             • demonstrate professional written and verbal
                                                                                                      BUS 240 Human Resource Management (3/0)                                         3
                                communication and computation skills.
                                                                                                      HOS 225 Chef Apprenticeship VI (0/1000)                                         1
                              The recommended semester sequence is for students
                                                                                                      — — General Education elective3                                                 3
                           who attend classes part time while working full time at their                                                                                           _____
                           apprenticeship training foodservice facility. Students may                                                                                                 65
                           require more time to complete all major requirements.                      * For the Pastry Chef Apprenticeship option, replace these two courses with:
                              Many of the credits earned in acquiring the A.A.S. de-                    HOS 218 Professional Baking II (1/4)         3 credits
                           gree can be applied to the B.S. degree offered through an                    HOS 219 Professional Baking III (1/3)        2 credits
                       2   articulation agreement with Fairleigh Dickinson Univer-                    1
                                                                                                        Or higher-level mathematics course.
                       0                                                                                Select course from either Social Science or Humanities general education categories.
                       0   sity and the University of Delaware. Adjustments to the                    2


                           sequence may be required to meet the individual stu-
                                                                                                      3
                                                                                                        Select course from the following general education categories: Social Science,
                       9
                                                                                                        Humanities, Historical Perspective, Diversity and Global Perspective.
                       -   dent’s educational circumstances.
                       2                                                                              †HPE 111 is an acceptable alternative.
                              Admission to the program requires a high school
                       0   diploma or its equivalent.
                       1
                       1
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                                                                                                                                                                       2009
Chemistry                                                                                                                                        Program 21600
                                                                                                                                                    CIP 240101
                                                                                                                                                                      UPDATE

Associate in Science Degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences
   The Chemistry option of the Liberal Arts and Sci-                          Part-time evening study is encouraged for those who are




                                                                                                                                                                          Chemistry
ences program prepares students for transfer into                          currently employed. Course selection and program of study
baccalaureate programs leading to careers in fields                        must be approved by an academic advisor.
such as industrial chemistry, chemical engineering,                           Admission to the Chemistry option requires a high
chemical sales and service, environmental technol-                         school diploma or equivalent with at least one year of
ogy, medicine, pharmacy, and education.                                    science (biology, chemistry, or physics) and two years
   Chemistry graduates transfer to institutions                            of academic mathematics. Students who complete the
throughout the region, including Rutgers University,                       Chemistry option earn the Associate in Science degree in
The College of New Jersey, Rider University, Delaware                      Liberal Arts and Sciences.
Valley College, University of Pennsylvania, Seton Hall
University, Syracuse University, Temple University,
New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), New York
University, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Stevens
                                                                                                           Curriculum
Institute of Technology, and chiropractic schools. In                      Code    Course (lecture/lab hours)             Credits
addition to those who have succeeded in pharmacy,                          ENG 101 English Composition I (3/0)                  3
dentistry, medicine, and engineering professions,                          CHE 101 General Chemistry I (3/3)                    4
many graduates have secured employment directly in                         CMN 111 Speech: Human Communication (3/0)
local laboratories at FMC, Bristol-Myers Squibb, NL                                OR                                           3
Chemicals, Lucent Technologies, Johnson & Johnson,                         CMN 112 Public Speaking (3/0)
the NJ State Police Laboratory, and elsewhere.                             — — Technical elective1                              4
   Students routinely use electronic balances; IR, UV,                     — — Social Science general education elective2       3
visible and NMR spectrophotometers; pH meters; GC
and HPLC; calorimeters; lasers; and other electronic                       ENG    102    English Composition II (3/0)                                        3
devices in the laboratory. Computer applications for                       MAT    146    Pre-Calculus (4/0)                                                  4
data collection and analysis are introduced in the                         CHE    102    General Chemistry II (3/3)                                          4
General Chemistry sequence. Other software pack-                           —      —      Technical elective1                                                 4
ages assist students with the mastery of concepts
and problem-solving skills. Second-year courses in-                        HPE    110    Concepts of Health and Fitness (1/2)†                              2
troduce specialized instrumentation for chromato-                          CHE    —      Chemistry elective3                                              4-5
graphic separations and spectroscopic identification                       MAT    —      Mathematics elective4                                              4
of compounds.
                                                                           —      —      Technical elective1                                                4
   Recent equipment upgrades include a new infrared
                                                                           —      —      Humanities general education elective5                             3
spectrophotometer and two new gas chromatographs
with computer interfaces. MCCC and Rider Uni-                              CHE    —      Chemistry elective3                                            4-5
versity are principal partners in a National Science
                                                                           MAT    —      Mathematics elective4                                            4
Foundation project to give Mercer students Internet
                                                                           —      —      Technical elective1                                              4
access to Rider’s newly installed 300Mz FT-NMR for
                                                                           —      —      General Education elective6                                      3
spectral analyses. An honors sequence allows stu-                                                                                                     _____
dents to conduct research under the supervision of                                                                                                    64-66
Rider or Princeton University faculty.
  Successful graduates of the program will be able to:                     1
                                                                             Select from approved list of CHE, BIO, MAT, PHY, and COS courses available from
                                                                             Science & Health Professions division office.
  • gain acceptance to a four-year program in chemis-                      2
                                                                             Choose from the following approved general education electives: ANT 101, ECO 103,
     try, chemical engineering, or pre-medical studies;                      111, 112; GEO 102; POL 101, 102, 201; SOC 101, 102; PSY 101, 206, 207.
  • utilize critical thinking and quantitative reason-                     3
                                                                             Select from CHE 201, 202, 205, 210. Final grade in chemistry courses must be C or
     ing skills to organize and analyze data, synthe-                        above for chemistry majors.
     size information, and interpret and communi-                          4
                                                                             Select from MAT 151, 152, 201, 251, 252.
     cate results;                                                         5
                                                                             Choose from the following approved general education electives: ART 121, 122, 123,
  • conduct literature searches and communicate                              124, 125; MUS 103, 224, 225; PHI 102, 113, 204, 205; PHO 110; REL 101, 102; THR
                                                                             101; all FRE, GER, ITA, SPA courses; all general education HIS and Literature courses.
     findings orally and in writing;
  • perform chemical experimentation using proper
                                                                           6
                                                                             Select course from among either the approved Social Science or Humanities general        2
                                                                             education electives listed in footnotes #2 and #5 above.                                 0
     scientific and laboratory safety procedures.                          †HPE 111 is an acceptable alternative.                                                     0
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                                    Civil Engineering Technology                                                                                                                   Program A4800
                                                                                                                                                                                      CIP 150201
                                    Associate in Applied Science Degree
                                       The Civil Engineering Technology program prepares
 Civil Engineering Technology



                                    students for employment in field and office positions
                                                                                                                                              Curriculum
                                    with architects, engineers, and government agencies                        Code          Course (lecture/lab hours)                Credits
                                    as engineering aides; construction, highway or materi-                     CIV 101       Surveying I (2/3)                              3
                                    als technicians; transit operators; or estimators.                         ENT 116       Engineering Graphics (1/2)                     2
                                       Successful graduates of the program will be able to:                    DRA 190       Introduction to Computer-Aided Drafting (1/2) 2
                                      • assist engineers in the preparation of designs for                     ENG 101       English Composition I (3/0)                    3
                                         highways and for steel and concrete buildings                         MAT —         Mathematics elective (3/0)1                  3-4
                                         and bridges;                                                          — —           Science elective2                              3
                                      • function as a first-line supervisor at a
                                         construction site;                                                    CIV    102    Surveying II (2/3)                                               3
                                      • inspect highways during construction to ensure                         CIV    106    Mechanics (3/0)                                                  3
                                         compliance with applicable specifications;                            ENG    112    English Composition II With Speech (3/0)                         3
                                      • perform route/construction surveys using survey                        MAT    —      Mathematics elective (3/0)1                                    3-4
                                         equipment and methods;                                                —      —      Science elective2                                                3
                                      • serve as a laboratory technician in the testing
                                         and analysis of various construction materials;                       CIV    223    Fluid Mechanics (3/3)                                             4
                                      • serve as a salesperson/technician in supplying                         CIV    227    Structural Steel Design (2/3)                                     3
                                         construction materials;                                               CIV    229    Mechanics of Materials (3/3)                                      4
                                      • prepare various construction and civil engineer-                       —      —      General Education elective3                                       3
                                         ing drawings, both manually and with a micro-                         —      —      General Education elective4                                       3
                                         computer-based drafting system.
                                                                                                               CIV     Reinforced Concrete Design (2/3)
                                                                                                                      228                                         3
                                       MCCC is located near the central offices of many
                                                                                                               CIV     Highway Engineering (2/2)
                                                                                                                      216                                         3
                                    New Jersey governmental agencies. Graduates have
                                                                                                               HPE     Concepts of Health and Fitness (1/2)†
                                                                                                                      110                                         2
                                    found employment in county, state, and municipal
                                                                                                               IST     Computer Concepts with Programming (2/2)
                                                                                                                      102
                                    departments of engineering and with many local civil
                                                                                                                       OR                                         3
                                    engineering consultants. Cooperative education oppor-
                                                                                                               IST 109 Introduction to Programming (2/2)
                                    tunities are available.
                                                                                                               — — Technical elective5                            2
                                       Admission requires a high school diploma or its
                                                                                                               — — General Education elective4                    3
                                    equivalent with one year of algebra. Students may                                                                         _____
                                    study full-time or part-time, but some required cours-                                                                                              64-66
                                    es may be offered only during evening hours.
                                       Graduates wishing to pursue studies leading to                          NOTE: Electives should be selected in consultation with an academic advisor in order
                                                                                                               to assure maximum transfer of credits.
                                    a bachelor’s degree can transfer into the junior year                      1
                                                                                                                 Select mathematics electives in consultation with an advisor. Students must either
                                    at many institutions. Temple University, New Jersey                          have competence in trigonometry or be enrolled in MAT 110 or 115 when taking CIV
                                    Institute of Technology (NJIT), Pennsylvania State                           101. Students who begin their mathematics electives with MAT 110 or lower must
                                    University, and Fairleigh Dickinson University are                           also take MAT 135 or 115. Students planning to earn the bachelor’s degree should
                                                                                                                 complete MAT 115 and 116 or MAT 146 and 151.
                                    among the institutions accepting Mercer graduates.                         2
                                                                                                                 This requirement may be satisfied with PHY 111 plus one other Science general
                                                                                                                 education elective. Students planning to earn the bachelor’s degree should take PHY
                                                                                                                 101 and 102 to satisfy the requirement.
                                                                                                               3
                                                                                                                 Select course from either Social Science or Humanities general education categories.
                                                                                                               4
                                                                                                                 Select course from the following general education categories: Social Science,
                                                                                                                 Humanities, Historical Perspective, Diversity and Global Perspective.
                                                                                                               5
                                                                                                                 Select CIV 234 or 281 with advisor approval.
                                                                                                               †HPE 111 is an acceptable alternative.



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Communication                                                                                                                                      Program 13850
                                                                                                                                                      CIP 240101
                                                                                                                                                                        UPDATE

Associate in Arts Degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences
   The Communication option prepares students to




                                                                                                                                                                            Communication
transfer into a baccalaureate degree program. It pro-
                                                                                                            Curriculum
vides experience in a variety of areas associated with                     Code     Course (lecture/lab hours)              Credits
communication careers. Since communication is a                            ENG 101 English Composition I (3/0)                    3
vibrant, dynamic field, courses provide instruction                        CMN 111 Speech: Human Communication (3/0)
and practical skills in oral communication, journal-                               OR                                             3
ism, television and radio, media literacy, public rela-                    CMN 112 Public Speaking (3/0)
tions, and organizational communication.                                   CMN 141 Introduction to TV Production (2/2)            3
   Successful graduates of the program will be able to:                    CMN 151 Introduction to Radio (2/2)                    3
  • analyze, evaluate, and critique the organiza-                          IST 101 Computer Concepts with Applications (2/2)1     3
     tional design and delivery of all forms of
     communication;                                                        ENG 102        English Composition II (3/0)                                         3
  • create, develop, and synthesize messages that suc-                     CMN 101        Mass Media (3/0)                                                     3
     cessfully deliver oral, electronic, and written com-                  CMN —          Communication elective2                                              3
     munication to diverse multi-cultural audiences;                       MAT —          Mathematics elective3                                                3
  • demonstrate effective techniques to manage                             — —            Humanities general education elective                                3
     communication anxiety and enhance message                             — —            Social Science general education elective                            3
     delivery through oral performance;
                                                                           CMN 131 Journalism I (3/0)                                                          3
  • identify the nature and unique characteristics of
                                                                           CMN 214 Issues in Intercultural Communication
     intrapersonal, interpersonal, intercultural, group,
                                                                                   in the U.S. (3/0)
     organizational, and mass communication.
                                                                                   OR                                                                          3
   Colleges and universities that students have trans-
                                                                           CMN 215 Communication and Gender (3/0)
ferred to include New York University, Rider Univer-
                                                                           ENG — Humanities: Literature general education elective                             3
sity, The College of New Jersey, Fairleigh Dickinson
                                                                           HIS — Historical Perspective general ed. elective                                   3
University, The University of Maryland, Rowan Uni-
                                                                           — — Science elective4                                                               3
versity, William Patterson University, Rutgers Uni-
versity, Temple University, and Syracuse University.                       HPE 110        Concepts of Health and Fitness (1/2)†                                2
                                                                           CMN —          Communication elective2                                              3
                                                                           HIS —          Historical Perspective general ed. elective                          3
                                                                           MAT —          Mathematics elective3
                                                                                          OR                                                                   3
                                                                           —      —       Science elective4
                                                                           —      —       Humanities: Aesthetic Appreciation
                                                                                          general education elective                                         3
                                                                           —      —       Social Science general education elective                          3
                                                                                                                                                          _____
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                                                                           NOTE: Electives should be selected in consultation with an academic advisor in order
                                                                           to assure maximum transfer of credits.
                                                                           1
                                                                             A higher level IST or COS general education course is suggested for students with
                                                                             extensive prior computer background.
                                                                           2
                                                                             Select from CMN 107, 120, 122, 126, 142, 143, 152, 153, 161, 201, 211, 212, 214, or 215.
                                                                           3
                                                                             Select any college-level MAT course. Students should consult the MAT requirements
                                                                             of their intended transfer institution.
                                                                           4
                                                                             Select at least one general education science course (excluding BIO 114 and 115).
                                                                           †HPE 111 is an acceptable alternative.
                                                                           Students must earn a minimum grade of C in all ENG and CMN courses to graduate.

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                     Communication: Speech and Theatre                                                                                                            Program 13860
                                                                                                                                                                     CIP 240101
                     Associate in Arts Degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences
                        The Communication: Speech and Theatre option
   Communication:
Speech and Theatre



                     of the Liberal Arts and Sciences program prepares
                                                                                                                               Curriculum
                     students to transfer as juniors into bachelor of arts                       Code            Course (lecture/lab hours)              Credits
                     programs in theatre, speech, and communication.                             CMN       112   Public Speaking (3/0)                         3
                     The major offers students a creative edge in the mar-                       DAN       103   Modern Dance I (0/3)                          2
                     ketable field of communication by exposing them to                          ENG       101   English Composition I (3/0)                   3
                     creative training in the performing arts.                                   THR       101   Introduction to Theatre (3/0)                 3
                        Students planning careers in communications                              THR       104   Fundamentals of Acting (2/2)                  3
                     should choose elective subjects which best meet their                       MAT       —     Mathematics general education elective1       3
                     educational needs. All students should determine the
                     requirements of the institution to which they wish to                       CMN       101   Mass Media (3/0)                                            3
                     transfer.                                                                   ENG       102   English Composition II (3/0)                                3
                        Successful graduates of this program will be able to:                    THR       105   Acting II: Principles of Characterization (2/2)             3
                       • independently interpret dramatic literature for                         THR       210   Theatre History: Classical to Elizabethan (3/0)             3
                         performance;                                                            HIS       —     Historical Perspective general ed. elective2                3
                       • use a variety of acting, movement, and vocal                            MAT       —     Mathematics general education elective1                     3
                         techniques to craft a performance;
                       • conduct research in preparation for performing                          CMN 141 Introduction to TV Production (2/2)
                         a role or a prepared or extemporaneous speech;                                  OR                                                                  3
                       • work collaboratively with administrative, artistic,                     CMN 151 Introduction to Radio (2/2)
                         and production staff;                                                   DAN 101 Introduction to Dance and Culture (3/0)                             3
                       • create successful auditions and/or interviews by                        THR 212 Central Voices in World Drama (3/0)                                 3
                         preparing materials and exhibiting professional                         —   — Social Science general education elective3                            3
                         conduct;                                                                —   — Technology general education elective4                                3
                       • develop communicative competencies in physi-
                         cal presentation, vocal variety techniques, and                         THR       102   Stagecraft (2/2)                                           3
                         anxiety management skills to deliver prepared or                        THR       217   Theatre Production (1/5)                                   3
                         extemporaneous speeches;                                                HIS       —     Historical Perspective general ed. elective2               3
                       • develop effective interpersonal and intrapersonal                       —         —     Lab Science general education elective5                    3
                         communication skills.                                                   —         —     Social Science general education elective3                 3
                                                                                                                                                                          ____
                        Successful graduates of the Communication:
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                     Speech and Theatre option customarily transfer to
                     four-year institutions such as Temple University, Rid-                      1
                                                                                                     MAT 108 and 120 recommended.
                     er University, The College of New Jersey, and Rutgers                       2
                                                                                                     HIS 112 and 113 recommended.
                     University, among others.                                                   3
                                                                                                     ANT 101 and PSY 101 recommended.
                        The program may be pursued part- or full-time.                           4
                                                                                                     IST 101 recommended.
                     Theatre courses are offered during the afternoon and                        5
                                                                                                   Select one general education laboratory science course among the categories of
                     early evening. Students are required to attend some
                                                                                                   BIO (excluding BIO 114 and 115), CHE, or PHY.
                     day classes in order to complete the program. Admis-                        NOTE: Students who forego the courses recommended above should select all other
                     sion requires a high school diploma or its equivalent.                      electives in consultation with an academic advisor in order to assure maximum
                                                                                                 transfer of credits.




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Computer-Aided Design                                                                                                                           Program 67800
                                                                                                                                                   CIP 151301
                                                                                                                                                                UPDATE

Certificate of Proficiency
   The Computer-Aided Design (CAD) certificate pro-




                                                                                                                                                                    Computer-Aided Design
gram prepares students for entry-level positions as CAD                                               Core Curriculum
technicians in business, industry and government.                            Code         Course (lecture/lab hours)                Credits
   CAD technicians generally work in the offices of                          ENG 101      English Composition (3/0)                       3
manufacturing, construction, and architectural firms                         ABT 120      Architectural Technology Graphics (2/6)         4
developing complete sets of working drawings and                             ABT 124      Architectural Working Drawings (2/6)            4
plans. Successful graduates will be able to:                                 ARC 134      Building Construction Systems (3/0)             3
  • present technical information in graphic form                            DRA 190      Introduction to Computer-Aided Drafting (1/2) 2
     from oral or written instructions;                                      IST 101      Computer Concepts with Applications (2/2)       3
  • prepare complete working and assembly draw-                              — —          General Education elective                      3
     ings of manufactured parts;                                             — —          Concentration electives                    10-12
                                                                                                                                     _____
  • develop both two- and three-dimensional views
                                                                                                                                                     32-34
     of technical objects or assemblies;
  • accurately dimension various objects, assem-
     blies, or structures;                                                                               Concentrations
  • produce finished plots of drawings for both
                                                                                               AutoCAD Concentration Electives
     internal and external use.
                                                                             Code          Course (lecture/lab hours)                                Credits
   Admission requires a high school diploma or its
                                                                             ABT 132       Architectural Computer Drafting (1/2)                          2
equivalent. Prior exposure to drafting or CAD is help-
                                                                             ABT 210       Construction Drawings (2/2)                                    3
ful, but not necessary. This program is intended pri-
                                                                             DRA 238       Advanced Computer-Aided Design (2/2)                           3
marily for part-time beginning students or for those
                                                                             — —           Elective1                                                    2-3
currently working in the field who wish to upgrade
their skills. Some required courses may be offered                                         Revit Concentration Electives
only during the evening, and some may be offered                             Code    Course (lecture/lab hours)                Credits
only in alternate semesters. It is essential that stu-                       ABT 210 Construction Drawings (2/2)                     3
dents plan ahead in consultation with the program                            DRA 191 Introduction to Building Information
coordinator.                                                                         Modeling (1/2)                                  2
   MCCC is located near major engineering and ar-                            DRA 248 Advanced Building Information Modeling (2/2) 3
chitectural firms which provide employment oppor-                            — — Elective1                                        2-3
tunities for qualified graduates.
                                                                                              3-D Design Concentration Electives
                                                                             Code          Course (lecture/lab hours)                                Credits
                                                                             DMA 105       Introduction to Computer Art (1/4)                             3
                                                                             DMA 120       3-D Modeling I (1/4)                                           3
                                                                             DMA 220       3-D Modeling II (1/4)                                          3
                                                                             — —           Elective1                                                    2-3

                                                                             NOTE: Proficiency in basic algebra is required.
                                                                             1
                                                                               Select ARC 104 or any introductory course from another concentration: ABT 132;
                                                                               DMA 105, 120; DRA 191.




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                        Computer Science                                                                                                                                  Program 21700
                                                                                                                                                                               CIP 240101
                        Associate in Science Degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences                                                                                         Certificate 67420
                                                                                                                                                                               CIP 110101
                        Certificate of Proficiency
 Computer Science




                           The Computer Science programs serve two distinct
                        groups of students. The Associate in Science degree op-
                                                                                                                                 A.S. Curriculum
                        tion prepares graduates for transfer as juniors to colleges                Code             Course (lecture/lab hours)                                  Credits
                        and universities offering baccalaureate majors in com-                     ENG 101          English Composition I (3/0)                                       3
                        puter science, information systems, and related fields.                    MAT 151          Calculus I (4/0)                                                  4
                        Mercer has dual admission and articulation agreements                      CMN 111          Speech: Human Communication (3/0)                                 3
                        with Rutgers University, The College of New Jersey, and                    COS 101          Introduction to Computer Science (3/2)                            4
                        New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT).
                           The Certificate of Proficiency program is designed                      COS 102 Computer Science I –
                        for students who have previously completed degrees                                 Algorithms and Programming (3/2)                                          4
                        in mathematics, science, or engineering. Certificate                       MAT 152 Calculus II (4/0)                                                         4
                        students gain marketable programming skills which                          HPE 110 Concepts of Health and Fitness (1/2)†                                     2
                        complement their previous academic study. In addi-                         ENG 102 English Composition II (3/0)                                              3
                        tion, the Certificate program satisfies many Computer                      — — Social Science general education elective                                     3
                        Science master’s degree “bridge” requirements.
                                                                                                   COS 231 Fundamentals of Computer Architecture
                           Successful Computer Science graduates will be
                                                                                                           and Assembly Language (3/2)                                               4
                        able to:
                                                                                                   MAT 251 Calculus III (4/0)
                          • apply the fundamental concepts and techniques
                                                                                                           OR                                                                        4
                             of computation, algorithms, and software design
                                                                                                   MAT 201 Probability and Statistics
                             to a specific problem in a variety of applied fields;
                                                                                                           for Science and Engineering (4/0)
                          • provide detailed specifications, analyze the
                                                                                                   — — Science elective1                                                           4-5
                             problem, and design a solution that functions as
                                                                                                   — — Humanities general education elective                                         3
                             desired, has satisfactory performance, is reliable
                             and maintainable, and meets desired criteria;                         COS      204     Discrete Mathematical Structures (4/0)         4
                          • apply a firm understanding in areas of                                 COS      210     Computer Science II – Data Structures (3/2)    4
                             mathematics and science;                                              —        —       COS/IST/MAT elective2                        3-4
                          • discuss the societal implications of computer                          —        —       Science elective1                              4
                             software.                                                             —        —       General Education elective3                    3
                           Admission to the A.S. option requires a high school                                                                                 _____
                        diploma or equivalent with four years of college-prep                                                                                                    63-65
                        mathematics. One or more years of high school sci-                         1
                                                                                                       Choose from PHY 101 and 102; PHY 107, 108 and 217; BIO 101 and 102;
                        ence is recommended. While acceptance may be
                                                                                                       CHE 101 and 102.
                        granted for students not prepared to begin the mathe-                      2
                                                                                                       Electives should be selected in consultation with an academic advisor.
                        matics sequence of courses at the calculus level, these                    3
                                                                                                       Select course from either Social Science or Humanities general education categories.
                        students should begin the mathematics sequence at
                                                                                                   †HPE 111 is an acceptable alternative.
                        the level determined by placement test results.
                           A student must earn a grade of C or higher in core
                                                                                                                           Certificate Curriculum
                        courses to progress in the program. Computer science,
                        mathematics and lab science courses are considered                         Code    Course (lecture/lab hours)                Credits
                        to be curriculum core courses.                                             ENG 101 English Composition I (3/0)                     3
                                                                                                   MAT 151 Calculus I (4/0)                                4
                                                                                                   MAT 152 Calculus II (4/0)                               4
                                                                                                   COS 101 Introduction to Computer Science (3/2)          4
                                                                                                   COS 102 Computer Science I –
                                                                                                           Algorithms and Programming (3/2)                4
                                                                                                   COS 210 Computer Science II – Data Structures (3/2)     4
                    2
                    0                                                                              COS 231 Fundamentals of Computer Architecture
                    0                                                                                      and Assembly Language (3/2)                     4
                    9                                                                              — — COS/IST/MAT elective1                            3-4
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                    0
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Criminal Justice                                                                                                                              Program 21800
                                                                                                                                                 CIP 430107
                                                                                                                                                              UPDATE

Corrections option*
Associate in Science Degree in Criminal Justice




                                                                                                                                                                  Criminal Justice
   The Corrections option of the Criminal Justice
program addresses the professional and educational                                                        Curriculum
needs of students interested in careers in corrections
                                                                            Code    Course (lecture/lab hours)                  Credits
and of personnel already employed in the field who
                                                                            CRJ 101 Introduction to the Criminal
desire to increase their proficiency or to improve their
                                                                                    Justice System (3/0)                              3
professional career opportunities.
                                                                            CRJ 103 Introduction to Corrections (3/0)                 3
   Successful graduates of the program will be able to:
                                                                            SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology (3/0)
   • discuss the history and philosophy of the
                                                                                    OR                                                3
     components of the criminal justice system;
                                                                            SOC 102 Social Problems (3/0)
   • discuss the role of the corrections officer in
                                                                            ENG 101 English Composition I (3/0)                       3
     contemporary America;
                                                                            HIS 101 History of Western Civilization to 1648 (3/0)
   • compare and contrast historically the philoso-
                                                                                    OR                                                3
     phies of rehabilitation and punishment;
                                                                            HIS 102 History of Western Civilization Since 1648 (3/0)
   • describe both traditional and new practices
     being employed in correctional institutions.                           CRJ   105    Criminology (3/0)                                                3
   Although some of the coursework is presented in                          ENG   102    English Composition II (3/0)                                     3
the daytime, the complete option requires some eve-                         PSY   101    Introduction to Psychology (3/0)                                 3
ning attendance. Corrections may be pursued either                          HIS    —     History elective                                                 3
full-time or part-time. During the sophomore year,                          MAT    —     Mathematics elective1                                          3-4
cooperative education is available for students inter-
ested in the real-world application of corrections and                      CRJ 212 Juvenile Justice (3/0)                                               3
criminal justice theory to the correctional system.                         CMN 111 Speech: Human Communication (3/0)
   Admission to the Corrections option requires a high                              OR                                                                   3
school diploma or equivalent and English competen-                          CMN 112 Public Speaking (3/0)
cy as demonstrated by placement testing. Graduates                          SOC 209 Racial, Ethnic and Minority Groups (3/0)                             3
of the State and County Basic Training Course of the                        HPE 110 Concepts of Health and Fitness (1/2)†                                2
New Jersey Correctional Staff Training Academy may                          — — Science elective2                                                        3
receive nine credits of advanced standing in the Cor-                       — — Elective                                                                 3
rections option.
   Applicants should be aware that institutions,                            CRJ   211    Community Corrections (3/0)                  3
agencies, and offices of the criminal justice system                        IST   101    Computer Concepts with Applications (2/2)    3
establish mental, physical, and character require-                          POL    —     Political Science elective                   3
ments. Persons interested in this option are advised                        —      —     Elective                                     3
to gain an awareness of the specific requirements for                       —      —     Elective                                     3
                                                                                                                                 _______
their desired work setting.                                                                                                                           62-63
   Graduates of this option have secured positions
with county, state and federal correctional agencies,                       1
                                                                             Select one from MAT 108, 120, 140, or higher-level mathematics course.
as well as probation and parole departments. Gradu-                         2
                                                                             Select one from BIO 101, 113; CHE 101, 106; PHY 101, 111, 112.
ates have also gone on to pursue careers in social                          †HPE 111 is an acceptable alternative.
welfare, criminology, and law.
   Students have transferred to such four-year institu-                    *See also the Law Enforcement option, page 64.
tions as The College of New Jersey, Temple Univer-
sity, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, and Rutgers
University. To enable transfer to baccalaureate insti-
tutions without loss of credit and with full junior sta-
tus, transfer agreements have been secured with John
                                                                                                                                                              2
Jay College of Criminal Justice, Fairleigh Dickinson                                                                                                          0
University, New Jersey City University and Richard                                                                                                            0
Stockton College of New Jersey. Students interested                                                                                                           9
in these opportunities should contact a Criminal Jus-                                                                                                         -
tice program advisor early in their coursework.                                                                                                               2
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                        Criminal Justice                                                                                                                               Program 21850
                                                                                                                                                                          CIP 430107
                        Law Enforcement option*
                        Associate in Science Degree in Criminal Justice
 Criminal Justice



                            The Law Enforcement option of the Criminal Jus-
                        tice program caters to the professional and educa-                                                         Curriculum
                        tional needs of students interested in careers in law
                        enforcement and of current law enforcement person-                          Code    Course (lecture/lab hours)                  Credits
                        nel who desire to increase their proficiency or to im-                      CRJ 101 Introduction to the Criminal
                        prove their professional career opportunities.                                      Justice System (3/0)                              3
                            Successful graduates of the program will be able to:                    ENG 101 English Composition I (3/0)                       3
                           • discuss the history and philosophy of the                              PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology (3/0)                  3
                              components of the criminal justice system;                            SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology (3/0)
                           • describe the formal and informal political and                                 OR                                                3
                              community structures that affect criminal                             SOC 102 Social Problems (3/0)
                              justice agencies;                                                     HIS 101 History of Western Civilization to 1648 (3/0)
                           • describe the fundamental concepts and principles                               OR                                                3
                              of management and administration employed in                          HIS 102 History of Western Civilization Since 1648 (3/0)
                              various police agencies;
                           • discuss the roles of various criminal justice                          CRJ    105    Criminology (3/0)                                                3
                              professionals.                                                        CRJ    202    Criminal Law (3/0)                                               3
                            Although some of the coursework is presented dur-                       ENG    102    English Composition II (3/0)                                     3
                        ing the day, the complete option requires some eve-                         HIS     —     Historical Perspective general ed. elective                      3
                        ning attendance. The option may be pursued either                           MAT     —     Mathematics elective1                                          3-4
                        full-time or part-time. During the sophomore year, co-
                        operative education is available for students interest-                     CRJ 206 Police Administration (3/0)                                           3
                        ed in the realistic application of law enforcement and                      CMN 111 Speech: Human Communication (3/0)
                        criminal justice theory to the criminal justice system.                             OR                                                                    3
                            Admission to Law Enforcement requires a high                            CMN 112 Public Speaking (3/0)
                        school diploma or equivalent and English competency                         HPE 110 Concepts of Health and Fitness (1/2)†                                 2
                        as demonstrated by placement testing. Graduates of the
                                                                                                    POL — Political Science elective                                              3
                        Basic Course for Police Officers may receive 12 credits
                        of advanced standing in the Law Enforcement option.                         — — Science elective2                                                         3
                            Applicants should be aware that institutions, agen-                     — — Elective                                                                  3
                        cies, and offices of the criminal justice system establish
                        mental, physical, and character requirements. Persons                       CRJ    102    Police in the Community (3/0)                 3
                        interested in this option are advised to gain an aware-                     IST    101    Computer Concepts with Applications (2/2)     3
                        ness of the specific requirements for their desired work                    CRJ     —     Criminal Justice elective3                    3
                        setting.                                                                    —       —     Elective                                      3
                            Graduates of this option have secured positions with                    —       —     Elective                                      3
                                                                                                                                                            ______
                        city, county, state, and federal law enforcement agen-
                        cies as well as private security organizations. Gradu-                                                                                                 62-63
                        ates have also gone on to pursue careers in law, crimi-                     1
                                                                                                      Select one from MAT 108, 120, 140, or higher-level mathematics course.
                        nology, and social welfare.                                                 2
                                                                                                      Select one from BIO 101, 113; CHE 101, 106; PHY 101, 111, 112.
                             Students have transferred to various baccalaure-                       3
                                                                                                      Select one from CRJ 103, 104, 207, 211, 212.
                        ate institutions such as The College of New Jersey,
                        Temple University, John Jay College of Criminal Jus-                        †HPE 111 is an acceptable alternative.
                        tice, and Rutgers University. Transfer agreements with                     *See also the Corrections option, page 63.
                        John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Fairleigh Dickin-
                        son University, New Jersey City University, and Rich-
                        ard Stockton College of New Jersey help graduates
                        transfer to those institutions with little or no loss of
                        credit and with full junior status. Students interested
                    2   in transferring should contact a Criminal Justice pro-
                    0   gram advisor early in their coursework.
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Culinology                                                                                                                              Program 25670
                                                                                                                                           CIP 520905
                                                                                                                                                        UPDATE

Associate in Science Degree
   CulinologyTM refers to the blending of the disci-




                                                                                                                                                            Culinology
plines of food science and culinary arts. The term is a                                                  Curriculum
trademark of the Research Chefs Association, which                         Code    Course (lecture/lab hours)                              Credits
has approved MCCC’s program (one of ten in the na-                         ENG 101 English Composition I (3/0)                                   3
tion). By combining the knowledge of basic science                         MAT 151 Calculus I (4/0)                                              4
with the creativity of culinary arts, students develop a
                                                                           HOS 100 Hospitality Success Skills (1/0)                              1
skill set that will enable them to contribute to the cre-
ative development of new food products and flavors.                        HOS 101 Food Preparation I (1/4)                                      3
   Successful graduates of the program will be able to:                    HOS 118 Sanitation and Safety in
  • apply practical culinary techniques that stress                                Food Service Operations (2/0)                                   2
     creativity and innovation with respect to flavor                      HOS 217 Professional Baking I (1/4)                                     3
     and texture in food production;
  • create high-quality food products with artistic                        ENG 102 English Composition II (3/0)                                    3
     designs;                                                              BIO 101 General Biology I (3/3)
  • develop high-quality, consumer-driven menu                                     OR1                                                             4
     items;                                                                CHE 101 General Chemistry I (3/3)
  • demonstrate proficiency in the culinary arts,                          HOS 102 Food Preparation II (1/4)                                       3
     including menu and recipe development;                                HOS 109 Advanced Culinary Arts (1/4)                                    3
  • critique menu items based upon flavor profile                          HOS 115 Food and Culture (2/2)                                          3
     and objective criteria;
  • apply scientific data collection and analysis                          BIO 102 General Biology II (3/3)
     skills;
                                                                                   OR1                                                             4
  • employ safe and sanitary practices within any
     food production department.                                           CHE 102 General Chemistry II (3/3)
   Students who complete the degree requirements                           CMN 112 Public Speaking (3/0)                                           3
will be eligible to transfer to Rutgers University to                      HOS 116 Techniques of Healthy Cooking (1/4)                             3
pursue a baccalaureate degree in Interdisciplinary                         HOS 207 Grilling, Barbecuing, and Smoking (1/4)
Food Science. Students are encouraged to become a                                  OR
member of the Research Chefs Association and work                          HOS 218 Professional Baking II (1/4)
toward becoming a Certified Research Chef. A career                                OR                                                           2-3
in this field can be in the research and development                       HOS 230 Experimental Kitchen /
of food, beverage products, new tastes and flavors,                                Flavor Sensory Perception (1/3)
and new ways to store manufactured foods.                                  HOS 209 Garde Manger (1/4)                                              3
   Admission requires a high school diploma or its
                                                                           HPE 110 Concepts of Health and Fitness (1/2)†                           2
equivalent and completion of pre-calculus mathe-
matics. To be admitted to the program, the applicant
                                                                           PHY 101 College Physics I (3/3)                       4
must demonstrate competency in English, reading,
and mathematics as determined by placement test-                           PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology (3/0)              3
ing. Individuals who do not meet these admission re-                       ECO 111 Macroeconomics (3/0)
quirements should plan a preparatory program with                                  OR                                            3
a faculty advisor.                                                         ECO 112 Microeconomics (3/0)
                                                                           HOS 290 Internship in Hotel, Restaurant, and
                                                                                   Institution Management (1/0 + internship)     2
                                                                           — — Humanities general education elective             3
                                                                                                                             _____
                                                                                                                             64-65
                                                                           1
                                                                             Students may take BIO 101 and 102 or CHE 101 and 102.
                                                                           † HPE 111 is an acceptable alternative.




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                     Culinary Arts                                                                                                                          Programs A5670
                                                                                                                                                                     A5680
                                                                                                                                                                CIP 120503
                     Associate in Applied Science Degree*
                         The Culinary Arts program provides training for stu-                      Students who complete the Culinary Arts program will
 Culinary Arts



                     dents who wish to pursue a career in the food service                      be qualified to work in a variety of food service positions
                     industry as a professional chef or pastry chef. The core                   and settings, including restaurants, hotels, catering facili-
                     curriculum is comprised of 50 credits of general educa-                    ties, corporate dining facilities, healthcare food operations,
                     tion and hospitality foundation courses, while each of                     and resorts. Those who complete the Pastry Arts concen-
                     the two concentrations – in Culinary Arts (A5670) and                      tration will be qualified for positions in hotels, fine dining
                     Pastry Arts (A5680) – is comprised of 16 credits that fo-                  restaurants and clubs, as well as a variety of positions with
                     cus on advanced courses in the specialty area selected.                    retail and wholesale bakeries.
                         Students in either concentration will demonstrate                         Graduates of this A.A.S. program also would be eligible
                     proficiency in culinary skills and techniques that in-                     to transfer to Fairleigh Dickinson University to pursue a
                     clude the principles and processes of cooking and                          Bachelor of Arts in Individualized Studies offered through
                     baking, proper use of knives, food presentation, menu                      the University’s Petrocelli College of Continuing Studies.
                     development, and food safety and sanitation.                               Other transfer opportunities are being developed.
                         Successful graduates of the program will be able to:                      Admission to the program requires, at minimum, a high
                        • demonstrate proficiency in a variety of                               school diploma or its equivalent.
                          professionally recognized culinary skills;
                        • work in any production or food preparation
                          station within a food service department;
                        • use safe and sanitary practices within any food
                          production department;
                        • create appropriate menus and recipes;
                        • purchase products needed by the food service
                          organization;
                        • design and plan buffets and food-related
                          activities and functions;
                        • demonstrate professional written and verbal
                          communication and computational skills;
                        • effectively supervise and train kitchen personnel;
                        • demonstrate a working knowledge of advanced
                          culinary and pastry techniques and methodologies.




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                                                                                                                                                                                          Culinary Arts
                                    Curriculum                                                                                Curriculum
                        Culinary Arts Concentration                                                                Pastry Arts Concentration
Code    Course (lecture/studio hours)            Credits                                  Code    Course (lecture/studio hours)            Credits
ENG 101 English Composition I (3/0)                    3                                  ENG 101 English Composition I (3/0)                    3
HOS 100 Hospitality Success Skills (1/0)               1                                  HOS 100 Hospitality Success Skills (1/0)               1
HOS 101 Food Preparation I (1/4)                       3                                  HOS 101 Food Preparation I (1/4)                       3
HOS 111 Culinary Math (1/0)                            1                                  HOS 111 Culinary Math (1/0)                            1
HOS 118 Sanitation and Safety in                                                          HOS 118 Sanitation and Safety in
        Food Service Operations (2/0)                  2                                          Food Service Operations (2/0)                  2
HOS 217 Professional Baking I (1/4)                    3                                  HOS 217 Professional Baking I (1/4)                    3
IST 101 Computer Concepts with Applications (2/2)      3                                  IST 101 Computer Concepts with Applications (2/2)      3

ENG       102    English Composition II (3/0)                                         3   ENG       102    English Composition II (3/0)                                         3
HOS       102    Food Preparation II (1/4)                                            3   HOS       102    Food Preparation II (1/4)                                            3
HOS       109    Advanced Culinary Arts (1/4)                                         3   HOS       110    Breakfast/Pantry (1/3)                                               2
HOS       110    Breakfast/Pantry (1/3)                                               2   HOS       218    Professional Baking II (1/4)                                         3
HOS       205    Menu Planning/Costing and Design (2/0)                               2   HOS       219    Professional Baking III (1/3)                                        2
MAT       108    Topics in Mathematics (3/0)                                          3   MAT       108    Topics in Mathematics (3/0)                                          3

HOS 291 Internship (1/0 + internship)1                                                2   HOS 291 Internship (1/0 + internship)1                                                 2

HOS     Dining Room I (0/1)
          113                                                                         1   HOS 116 Techniques of Healthy Cooking (1/4)                                           3
HOS     Techniques of Healthy Cooking (1/4)
          116                                                                         3   HOS 203 Hospitality Purchasing (3/0)                                                  3
HOS     Hospitality Purchasing (3/0)
          203                                                                         3   HOS 230 Experimental Kitchen /
HOS     Garde Manger (1/4)
          209                                                                         3           Flavor Sensory Perception (1/3)                                               2
HOS     Applied Kitchen Skills – Lunch (1/3)
          210                                                                         2   HOS 245 Chocolates and Confections /
HOS     Experimental Kitchen /
          230                                                                                     Retail Bakeshop (1/4)                                                         3
        Flavor Sensory Perception (1/3)                                               2   HOS 246 Artisanal Breads (1/3)                                                        2
HPE 110 Concepts of Health and Fitness (1/2)†                                         2   — — General Education elective2                                                       3

HOS       115    Food and Culture (2/2)                           3                       HOS       115    Food and Culture (2/2)                                                3
HOS       213    Dining Room II / Wines (1/3)                     2                       HOS       205    Menu Planning/Costing and Design (2/0)                                2
HOS       231    Meat, Poultry and Fish Fabrication (0/1)         1                       HOS       247    Restaurant Desserts (1/4)                                             3
HOS       235    American Regional Cuisine (1/3)                  2                       HOS       248    Advanced Pastry (1/4)                                                 3
HOS       240    Classical Cuisine / Advanced International (1/3) 2                       HPE       110    Concepts of Health and Fitness (1/2)†                                 2
—         —      General Education elective2                      3                       —         —      General Education elective3                                           3
                                                                                                                                                                               ____
—         —      General Education elective3                      3
                                                                ____                                                                                                           66
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    Typically taken during the Summer session between the program’s first and                 Typically taken during the Summer session between the program’s first and
    second years. Alternatively, may be taken in the third or fourth semester.                second years. Alternatively, may be taken in the third or fourth semester.
2                                                                                         2
    Select course from the following general education categories: Social Science,            Select course from the following general education categories: Social Science,
    Humanities, Historical Perspective.                                                       Humanities, Historical Perspective.
3                                                                                         3
 Select course from the footnote #2 categories, or from the Diversity and Global           Select course from the footnote #2 categories, or from the Diversity and Global
  Perspective category.                                                                     Perspective category.
† HPE 111 is an acceptable alternative.                                                   † HPE 111 is an acceptable alternative.
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             Dance                                                                                                                                          Programs 13200
                                                                                                                                                                     H5400
             Associate in Arts Degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences                                                                                              CIP 500101

             Associate in Fine Arts Degree in Performing Arts
 Dance



                The Dance program offers rounded and intensive                               • work collaboratively with artistic and production staff;
             study of jazz, ballet, and modern technique. Students also                      • create successful auditions by preparing materials
             receive training in choreography and perform in student-                          and exhibiting professional conduct.
             driven projects as well as the Mercer Dance Ensemble                             Graduates have transferred to four-year institutions
             (M.D.E.), Mercer County’s own dance company.                                  including Rider University, George Mason University,
                The program offers two degree options, A.A. or                             Montclair State University, and Rutgers University Ma-
             A.F.A., both of which combine conservatory training in                        son Gross School of the Arts, among others. Dance pro-
             the performing arts with academic education in the lib-                       gram students have also gone on to perform with Tsuna-
             eral arts. The A.A. allows students to transfer as juniors                    mi Productions, Nicholas Rodriguez and Company, Six
             into bachelor of arts programs. The A.F.A. includes ad-                       Flags Great Adventure, and Sesame Street Live.
             ditional training in performing arts and prepares stu-                           The program may be pursued part- or full-time. Dance
             dents for work as well as further study in the field.                         courses are offered during the morning and afternoon.
                Successful graduates of this program will be able to:                      Students are required to attend some evening classes in
               • master the physical discipline and time invest-                           order to complete the program. Admission requires a high
                  ment necessary to carry out professional concerts;                       school diploma or its equivalent.
               • choreograph independently to create their own
                  dances;

                                          Curriculum                                                                     Curriculum
                                  Associate in Arts degree                                                   Associate in Fine Arts degree
             Code         Course (lecture/studio hours)           Credits                  Code         Course (lecture/studio hours)                          Credits
             CMN 112      Public Speaking (3/0)                         3                  CMN 112      Public Speaking (3/0)                                        3
             DAN 101      Introduction to Dance and Culture (3/0)       3                  DAN 101      Introduction to Dance and Culture (3/0)                      3
             DAN 116      Studio Dance Technique I (0/6)                3                  DAN 115      Jazz Dance II (0/3)                                          2
             ENG 101      English Composition I (3/0)                   3                  DAN 116      Studio Dance Technique I (0/6)                               3
             MUS 103      Introduction to Music (3/0)                   3                  ENG 101      English Composition I (3/0)                                  3
             MAT —        Mathematics general education elective1       3                  MUS 103      Introduction to Music (3/0)                                  3

             DAN    117   Studio Dance Technique II (0/6)                             3    DAN   117    Studio Dance Technique II (0/6)                                  3
             DAN    120   Choreography I (2/2)                                        3    DAN   120    Choreography I (2/2)                                             3
             ENG    102   English Composition II (3/0)                                3    ENG   102    English Composition II (3/0)                                     3
             THR    101   Introduction to Theatre (3/0)                               3    THR   101    Introduction to Theatre (3/0)                                    3
             HIS    —     Historical Perspective general ed. elective2                3    THR   104    Fundamentals of Acting (2/2)                                     3
             MAT    —     Mathematics general education elective1                     3    MAT   —      Mathematics general education elective1                          3

             BIO    106   Human Anatomy (3/2)                                         4    BIO   106    Human Anatomy (3/2)                                              4
             DAN    118   Studio Dance Technique III (0/6)                            3    DAN   113    Modern Dance II (0/3)                                            2
             VPA    228   Artistic Collaboration Workshop (2/2)                       3    DAN   118    Studio Dance Technique III (0/6)                                 3
             —      —     Social Science general education elective3                  3    VPA   228    Artistic Collaboration Workshop (2/2)                            3
             —      —     Technology general education elective4                      3    —     —      Social Science general education elective2                       3

             DAN    113   Modern Dance II (0/3)                         2                  DAN   112    Ballet II (0/3)                                  2
             DAN    119   Studio Dance Technique IV (0/6)               3                  DAN   119    Studio Dance Technique IV (0/6)                  3
             HIS    —     Historical Perspective general ed. elective2  3                  DAN   285    Special Studies: Dance                           3
             —      —     Diversity and Global Perspective elective     3                  THR   105    Acting II: Principles of Characterization (2/2)  3
             —      —     Social Science general education elective3 _____
                                                                        3                  HIS   —                                                       3
                                                                                                        Historical Perspective general ed. elective3 _____
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               MAT 108 and 120 recommended.                                                1
                                                                                             MAT 108 or 120 recommended.
         0   2
               HIS 112 and 113 recommended.                                                2
                                                                                             ANT 101 or PSY 101 recommended.
         9   3
               ANT 101 and PSY 101 recommended.                                            3
                                                                                             HIS 112 recommended.
         -   4
               IST 101 recommended.                                                        NOTE: Students who forego the courses recommended above should select all
         2   NOTE: Students who forego the courses recommended above should select all     other electives in consultation with an academic advisor in order to assure
         0   other electives in consultation with an academic advisor in order to assure   maximum transfer of credits.
         1   maximum transfer of credits.
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Digital Film                                                                                                                            Program A6955
                                                                                                                                           CIP 100201
                                                                                                                                                        UPDATE

Associate in Applied Science Degree*
    The A.A.S. degree program in Digital Film prepares




                                                                                                                                                            Digital Film
students to create, interpret, and analyze visual lan-
                                                                                                          Curriculum
guage through the study of aesthetic and technical                         Code          Course (lecture/studio hours)             Credits
concepts applied in the making and producing of                            CMN     112   Public Speaking (3/0)                           3
films. Students learn all aspects of digital film includ-                  CMN     141   Introduction to TV Production (2/2)             3
ing directing, producing, editing, cinematography,                         ENG     101   English Composition I (3/0)                     3
and screenwriting.                                                         PHO     103   Digital Photography for Non-Majors (2/3)        3
    Each course connects to another course in the cur-                     —       —     Social Science general education elective       3
riculum in some unique way and provides a solid foun-
dation for students to achieve successful careers in the                   CMN 142 Intermediate TV Production (2/2)                               3
highly competitive film industry. The curriculum has                       CMN 153 Audio Production for Broadcasting
been designed to encourage collaboration throughout                                and Entertainment Industries (2/2)                             3
the college on several levels, enabling learning oppor-                    DMA 210 Motion Graphics (1/4)                                          3
tunities beyond the classroom experience.                                  ENG 102 English Composition II (3/0)                                   3
    The Digital Film program offers a variety of courses                   THR 107 Dramatic Writing for Stage and Screen (2/2)                    3
that are production-oriented, as well as those explor-                     CMN     144   Screenwriting (2/2)                                      3
ing film history, theory, and criticism. The program                       CMN     145   Acting/Directing for the Camera (2/2)                    3
also includes training in all aspects of new media                         CMN     241   Applied Field Production (2/2)                           3
technologies including state-of-the-art, high-defini-                      CMN     243   Cinematography (2/2)                                     3
tion digital acquisition.                                                  MAT     —     Mathematics elective1                                    3
    Successful graduates of the Digital Film program
will be able to:                                                           CMN     107   Cinema (3/0)                                             3
   • write, produce, direct, and edit a variety of                         CMN     242   Advanced Film Production (2/2)                           3
     digital film productions;                                             ETT     209   Sound Design for the Entertainment Industry (2/2)        3
   • achieve entry-level professional competence for                       HPE     110   Concepts of Health and Fitness (1/2)†                    2
     a position in commercial or film productions;                         —       —     Science or Technology elective                           3
   • apply narrative structures in the development
     of short films;                                                       CMN 294 Summer Film Program (2/2)                                     3
                                                                                                                                              _____
   • choose and analyze scripts, and evaluate the                                                                                               62
     potential of auditioning talent;
   • effectively direct actors to illustrate dramatic                      1
                                                                            MAT 108 or 120 recommended.
     action and character;                                                 †HPE 111 is an acceptable alternative.
   • design and implement mood-setting lighting                           * State approval pending
     design;
   • evaluate film scripts and select appropriate
     camera lenses for storytelling;
   • assemble production teams to work on short
     films.




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                                                                                                                                                                 Programs A4151
UPDATE                                                                                                                                                                    A4152
                                                                                                                                                                          A4154
                          Associate in Applied Science Degree in Visual Arts                                                                                         CIP 500402


                             The Digital Media Arts A.A.S. option of the Visual                         The Web Design concentration (A4152) prepares
 Digital Media Arts



                          Arts program prepares students for entry-level posi-                       students for positions as web designers, web animators,
                          tions in three areas: 3-D Animation, Web Design,                           and interactive art directors – positions most often found
                          and Multimedia.                                                            in interactive multimedia studios, advertising agencies,
                             The computer is the primary tool of expression in                       and design firms. It also prepares students for advanced
                          the program; however, emphasis is placed on the devel-                     study in interactive media design. The successful gradu-
                          opment of creative thinking and art and design skills.                     ate in the Web Design concentration will be able to:
                          Most course work takes place in a studio using regular-                      • design an architectural plan for a website;
                          ly updated professional-quality hardware and software                        • use professional software applications to create
                          on both Macintosh and PC computer platforms.                                    a website with advanced design and content;
                             The program may be pursued full-time or part-time.                        • use professional software to create interactive
                          Some courses may be offered only during the evening.                            games and educational modules;
                                                                                                       • use professional software to edit digital video
                              The 3-D Animation concentration (A4151) pre-                                and audio;
                          pares students for positions as 3-D production art-                          • use design principles to create web pages that
                          ists, animators, and modelers. Typical employers in-                            communicate effectively;
                          clude animation studios; advertising agencies; design                        • use the principles of user interaction and
                          firms; television, film and video effects houses; and                           usability to create user-friendly websites;
                          other branches of the entertainment industry. The                            • create websites that are accessible to and serve a
                          successful graduate in the 3-D Animation concentra-                             variety of different user needs and technologies;
                          tion will be able to:                                                        • develop and present ideas in both written and
                             • understand the pre-production process,                                     oral formats;
                               including character design and storyboarding;                           • create a professional portfolio to serve in the pursuit
                             • visualize and animate story ideas;                                         of further education or employment.
                             • apply animation and storytelling principles to
                               specific animation projects;                                             The Multimedia concentration (A4154) prepares stu-
                             • use design principles to create 3-D computer                          dents for positions as multimedia designers, graphic artists,
                               animations that communicate effectively;                              and production artists. Typical employers include advertis-
                             • use professional 3-D modeling and animation                           ing agencies; design firms; television, film and video effects
                               software applications;                                                houses; and other branches of the entertainment industry.
                             • solve design problems, which contain change                           It also prepares students for advanced study in computer
                               over time, 3-D models, camera positions,lighting,                     graphics or digital media arts. The successful graduate in
                               and textures;                                                         the Multimedia concentration will be able to:
                             • create a professional portfolio to serve in                              • produce and manage two- and three-dimensional
                               the pursuit of further education or employment.                            digital imagery using professional digital manipula-
                                                                                                          tion and illustration software;
                                                                                                        • produce and manage moving imagery using profes-
                                                                                                          sional animation, video, and motion graphics software;
                                                                                                        • apply design principles in the design and creation of
                                                                                                          digital imagery;
                                                                                                        • apply animation and storytelling principles in the
                                                                                                          design and creation of animation and video projects;
                                                                                                        • understand the different phases of digital production;
                                                                                                        • use a variety of digital input and output technologies;
                                                                                                        • develop and present ideas in both written and oral
                                                                                                          formats;
                                                                                                        • create a professional portfolio to serve in the pursuit
                      2                                                                                   of further education or employment.
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                                                                                                                                                           Digital Media Arts
                         Core Curriculum                                                                   Concentrations
Code          Course (lecture/lab hours)                             Credits                      3-D Animation Concentration Electives
ART 102       Basic Drawing (1/4)                                          3           Code      Course (lecture/lab hours)             Credits
ART 105       Two-Dimensional Design (1/4)                                 3           ART 104   Life Drawing (1/4)                        3
ART 106       Three-Dimensional Design (1/4)                               3           DMA 224   3-D Modeling II (1/4)                     3
DMA 105       Introduction to Computer Art (1/4)                           3           DMA 225   Computer Animation I (1/4)                3
ENG 101       English Composition I (3/0)                                  3           DMA 210   Motion Graphics (1/4)                     3
HPE 110       Concepts of Health and Fitness (1/2)†                        2           DMA 226   Computer Animation II (1/4)               3

ART 123       History of Modern Art (3/0)                                     3                     Web Design Concentration Electives
DMA 120       3-D Modeling I (1/4)                                            3        Code      Course (lecture/lab hours)                 Credits
DMA 135       Digital Narrative (1/4)                                         3        DMA 110   Digital Imaging I (1/4)                       3
DMA 145       Web Design I (1/4)                                              3        DMA 140   Interactive Web Animation (1/4)               3
ENG 112       English Composition II with Speech (3/0)1                       3        DMA 245   Web Design II (1/4)                           3
GAM 120       Game Theory and Culture (1/4)                                   3        ADV 110   Typography I (1/4)                            3
                                                                                       DMA 246   Web Design III: Advanced Project (1/4)        3
ART     —     Art History elective (3/0)2                                     3
MAT     —     Mathematics elective3                                           3                     Multimedia Concentration Electives
—       —     Concentration elective                                          3        Code      Course (lecture/lab hours)                 Credits
—       —     Concentration elective                                          3        DMA 110   Digital Imaging I (1/4)                       3
—       —     Concentration elective                                          3        DMA 140   Interactive Web Animation (1/4)               3
                                                                                       — —       Multimedia elective5                          3
DMA 250       Digital Portfolio Seminar (1/4)                              3           DMA 210   Motion Graphics (1/4)                         3
— —           Science OR Technology elective                             3-4           — —       Multimedia elective5                          3
— —           General Education elective4                                  3
— —           Concentration elective                                       3
— —           Concentration elective                                       3
                                                                       _____
                                                                       65-66

NOTE: Students must earn a minimum grade of C in all DMA, ART, PHO, IST,
CMN, and ADV courses.
1
  Students who plan to transfer to a four-year college should take ENG 102 and CMN
  111 or 112 instead of ENG 112.
2
  Select from ART 121, 122, 124, 125, 126; PHO 110.
3
  MAT 108 or 120 recommended.
4
  Select course from the following general education categories: Social Science,
  Humanities, Historical Perspective, Diversity and Global Perspective.
5
  Select from any 200-level DMA course or the following courses from other programs:
  ADV 210; CMN 141, 142; GAM 140; MUS 230; PHO 202, 203.
† HPE 111 is an acceptable alternative.




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                 Education                                                                                                                                            Program 13760
                                                                                                                                                                         CIP 240101
                 Associate in Arts Degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences
                     The Education option of the Liberal Arts and Scienc-
 Education



                 es program introduces students to the field of teaching
                                                                                                                               Curriculum
                 and prepares them to enter a baccalaureate degree pro-                      Code    Course (lecture/lab hours)                                           Credits
                 gram in education. In addition to studying the history,                     CMN 111 Speech: Human Communication (3/0)
                 philosophy, and practices of education, students are                                OR                                                                            3
                 offered the opportunity to engage in service learning or                    CMN 112 Public Speaking (3/0)
                 field experience in school settings under the supervi-                      ENG 101 English Composition I (3/0)                                                  3
                 sion of experienced classroom teachers.                                     PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology (3/0)                                             3
                     Students should determine the requirements of                           HIS — History elective1,2                                                            3
                 the college to which they wish to transfer and, with                        MAT — Mathematics elective3                                                        3-4
                 the aid of college advising and counseling services,
                 select elective subjects accordingly.                                       EDU     Introduction to Education (3/0)
                                                                                                    109                                                                            3
                     Successful graduates of this program will be able to:                   ENG     English Composition II (3/0)
                                                                                                    102                                                                            3
                    • understand the historical and philosophical                            PSY     Child Development (3/0)
                                                                                                    206                                                                            3
                      foundations of American education;                                     SOC     Introduction to Sociology (3/0)
                                                                                                    101
                    • interpret current issues facing educators on the                               OR2                                                                           3
                      basis of study and research;                                           SOC 104 Sociology of Education (3/0)
                    • take responsibility for their own learning as they                     HIS — United States History elective (3/0)2,4                                        3
                      make the transition from learners to teacher/learners;                 MAT — Mathematics elective3                                                        3-4
                    • understand how children learn and develop,
                      and provide learning opportunities that support                        ART/MUS        Aesthetic Appreciation general education elective5 3
                      a child’s intellectual, social, and personal                           EDU —          Education elective6                                 3
                      development;                                                           PHI —          Philosophy elective (3/0)                           3
                    • understand how students differ in their approach-                      — —            Science elective7                                 3-4
                      es to learning and create instructional opportuni-                     — —            Diversity and Global Perspective elective8          3
                      ties that are adapted to diverse learners;
                                                                                             HPE    110     Concepts of Health and Fitness (1/2)†          2
                    • develop effective verbal, nonverbal, and media
                                                                                             IST    101     Computer Concepts with Applications (2/2)9     3
                      communication techniques to foster active
                                                                                             —      —       Science elective7                            3-4
                      inquiry, collaboration, and supportive interaction
                                                                                             —      —       Humanities general education elective          3
                      in the classroom;
                                                                                             —      —       Program elective10                             3
                    • describe and demonstrate a variety of teaching                                                                                   _____
                      techniques and strategies;                                                                                                                            62-66
                    • create and implement planned instructional
                      activities for individuals, small and large groups;
                                                                                             1
                                                                                               Select from HIS 101, 102, 112, or 113.
                    • describe and use assessment measures;
                                                                                             2
                                                                                               Check with transfer institution for preference.
                                                                                             3
                                                                                               Consult with academic advisor for specific courses.
                    • develop their own teaching proficiency based on                        4
                                                                                               Select HIS 105 or 106.
                      study, research, and practice.                                         5
                                                                                               Select from ART 101, 121, 122, 123, 124, 125, or MUS 103.
                     This option may be pursued part-time or full-time                       6
                                                                                               Select from EDU 102 (Introduction to Exceptional Children), EDU 120 (Introduction
                 and may be completed by day or night attendance.                              to Early Childhood Education), EDU 130 (Infant-Toddler Social and Emotional
                     Admission requires a high school diploma or its                           Well-Being), EDU 222 (Early Literacy Seminar/Fieldwork). Students should select
                 equivalent, one year of science, and two years of                             education course with the guidance of their advisor depending on their intended
                 mathematics. To be admitted, an applicant must                                transfer institution and their interest in general education, special education, or early
                                                                                               childhood education.
                 demonstrate competency in English and reading as                            7
                                                                                               Take lab courses in two different natural sciences (BIO, CHE, or PHY).
                 determined by placement testing.                                            8
                                                                                               ENG 222 (Children’s Literature) is recommended for students interested in
                     Although this option is designed as a transfer pro-                       elementary or early childhood education.
                 gram, some students may find paraprofessional em-                           9
                                                                                               Students who demonstrate computer competence may take a higher-level
                 ployment in public or private schools. Individuals cur-                       technology or natural science class.
             2   rently holding paraprofessional positions in education                      10
                                                                                                Students are encouraged to consider PSY 201 (Educational Psychology).
             0   may use this program to enhance their professional                          †HPE 111 is an acceptable alternative.
             0   development.                                                                NOTE: Students must earn a minimum grade of C in all EDU courses to graduate.
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Education / Special Education Assistant                                                                                                             Program A5250
                                                                                                                                                       CIP 440000
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Associate in Applied Science in Human Services
    The Education/Special Education Assistant option




                                                                                                                                                                         Special Education Assistant
                                                                                                                                                                         Education /
of the Human Services program is designed to meet the
                                                                                                              Curriculum
needs of students interested in careers as education as-                    Code    Course (lecture/lab hours)                                          Credits
sistants or teacher aides in schools, day care centers, or                  ENG 101 English Composition I (3/0)                                               3
similar institutions. Individuals currently holding para-                   PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology (3/0)                                          3
professional positions in education may use this option                     EDU 109 Introduction to Education (3/0)                                           3
to enhance classroom and related skills.                                    MAT 108 Topics in Mathematics (3/0)
    Successful graduates of the program will be able to:                            OR                                                                           3
   • conduct small instructional groups under the                           MAT 120 Mathematics for Liberal Arts (3/0)
      supervision of a teacher;                                             CMN 111 Speech: Human Communication (3/0)
   • tutor individual students in selected subjects;                                OR                                                                           3
   • implement lesson plans that have specific goals                        CMN 112 Public Speaking (3/0)
      and procedures;
   • operate standard support audio/visual, computer                        ENG     English Composition II (3/0)
                                                                                   102                                                                           3
      and office equipment.                                                 PSY     Child Development (3/0)
                                                                                   206                                                                           3
    Although some of the required courses are offered in                    EDU     Introduction to Exceptional Children (3/0)1
                                                                                   102                                                                           3
the evening, the complete option will require daytime                       SOC     Introduction to Sociology (3/0)
                                                                                   101
attendance either full-time or part-time. During the                                OR                                                                           3
Spring semester of the sophomore year, the student has                      SOC 104 Sociology of Education (3/0)
an intensive 15 to 20 hours per week field experience                       HIS — Historical Perspective general ed. elective2                                   3
in classrooms under the supervision of skilled teachers.
Arrangements for the field experience must be made                          EDU    120     Introduction to Early Childhood Education (3/0)1 3
during the preceding Fall semester.                                         IST    101     Computer Concepts with Applications (2/2)3       3
    By careful selection of electives, students interested                  HPE    110     Concepts of Health and Fitness (1/2)†            2
in working with special populations may become quali-                       —      —       Science OR Technology general ed. elective 3-4
fied as special education assistants. Consult an Educa-                     —      —       Diversity and Global Perspective elective        3
tion program advisor for more information.                                  —      —       Elective                                         3
    Admission to the program requires a high school di-
                                                                            EDU    210     Education Field Experience (15-20 hours per week) 6
ploma or its equivalent and competency in English as
                                                                            EDU    211     Education Seminar (3/0)                           3
demonstrated through placement testing.
                                                                            ENG    —       Literature elective                               3
    Students who have completed this program have
                                                                            —      —       Visual Arts or Music elective                     3
found employment in public and private schools, day                                                                                     _____
care centers, and similar institutions.                                                                                                                   62-63
    Graduates of the program have transferred to vari-
ous four-year colleges and universities including The
                                                                            1
                                                                              EDU 222 (Early Literacy Seminar/Fieldwork) may be substituted.
College of New Jersey, Rowan University, Georgian
                                                                            2
                                                                              Select HIS 101, 102, 105, 106, 112, or 113.
                                                                            3
                                                                              Students who can demonstrate computer competence may substitute another
Court College, Rider University, and Rutgers Univer-
                                                                              Science or Technology general education elective.
sity. This program is not, however, designed for trans-                     †HPE 111 is an acceptable alternative.
fer, and some loss of credit may be expected depending
                                                                            NOTE: Students who have completed the Child Development Associate (CDA) or
upon the transfer institution and the intended program                      Certified Childcare Professional (CCP) certificate can receive 3 elective credits for that
of baccalaureate study.                                                     work after they have satisfied English and math requirements.
                                                                            Students who are interested in early childhood are encouraged to take EDU 222
                                                                            (Early Literacy Seminar/Fieldwork).
                                                                            NOTE: Students must earn a minimum grade of C in all EDU courses to graduate.




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                              Electronics Engineering Technology                                                                                                                Program A5300
                                                                                                                                                                                   CIP 150303
                              Associate in Applied Science Degree
                                 The Electronics Engineering Technology (EET)
Electronics Engineering
            Technology



                              program is primarily a transfer program. Success-
                                                                                                                                          Curriculum
                              ful graduates may transfer to a college or university                      Code          Course (lecture/lab hours)                                  Credits
                              which offers a four-year bachelor’s degree in electron-                    EET 138       Introduction to Electronics I (3/3)                               4
                              ics engineering technology.                                                EET 140       Electronic Construction (1/3)                                     2
                                 Mercer County Community College’s EET pro-                              ENG 101       English Composition I (3/0)                                       3
                              gram maintains a transfer agreement with the ECET                          MAT —         Mathematics elective1                                             4
                              program of NJIT. Other options for EET graduates                           — —           Science OR Technology elective2                                   3
                              include Rowan, Drexel, and Rutgers universities.
                              Several of these institutions have programs which al-                      EET    139    Introduction to Electronics II (3/3)                                 4
                              low EET graduates to complete the requirements for                         EET    215    Fiber Optics (3/2)                                                   4
                              a BSET degree in two years or a Master of Science                          ENG    112    English Composition II with Speech (3/0)3                            3
                              (MSEE) in three years.                                                     —      —      Science OR Technology elective2                                      3
                                 Options among four-year transfer programs in-                           —      —      General Education elective4                                          3
                              clude Biomedical Engineering, for job opportunities
                              at the various New Jersey pharmaceutical compa-                            EET    219    Electronic Networks (3/3)                                            4
                              nies; Computer Engineering, for positions ranging                          EET    251    Digital Circuit Fundamentals (3/3)                                   4
                              from programmers to systems administrators; Gen-                           HPE    110    Concepts of Health and Fitness (1/2)†                                2
                              eral Electrical Engineering, for opportunities at the                      —      —      General Education elective5                                          3
                              various electronics companies in New Jersey and the
                                                                                                         EET    214    Communications Electronics (3/3)                                  4
                              surrounding states; and Telecommunications Engi-
                                                                                                         EET    230    Linear Integrated Circuits (3/3)                                  4
                              neering, for positions with companies employing fi-
                                                                                                         EET    263    Digital Technology (3/3)                                          4
                              ber optics or networking systems.
                                                                                                         —      —      General Education elective5                                       3
                                 Successful graduates of Mercer’s EET program,                                                                                                        _____
                              earning an A.A.S. degree, will be able to:                                                                                                                  61
                                • communicate effectively in English, both orally
                                   and in written form;                                                  NOTE: Electives should be selected in consultation with an academic advisor in order
                                                                                                         to assure maximum transfer of credits.
                                • demonstrate an understanding of the                                    1
                                                                                                           Minimum mathematics requirement for students who do not plan to transfer to
                                   fundamentals of AC and DC electricity;                                  a bachelor degree program is MAT 146. Students who plan to transfer, working
                                • work as a team with fellow workers;                                      in consultation with an EET program advisor, should achieve MAT 151 level of
                                • use a computer to access information from                                proficiency or higher.
                                   the Internet;
                                                                                                         2
                                                                                                           Minimum requirement for students who do not plan to transfer is 6 credits selected from
                                                                                                           the approved list of general education science/technology electives. Students who plan
                                • demonstrate mastery of college algebra and                               to transfer to bachelor degree programs should complete PHY 101-102. Selection of
                                   trigonometry;                                                           courses should be made in consultation with an EET program advisor.
                                • demonstrate mastery of job skills such as                              3
                                                                                                           Students who intend to transfer should take ENG 102 and CMN 112.
                                   soldering, metalworking, and PC board repair;                         4
                                                                                                           Select course from either Social Science or Humanities general education categories.
                                • demonstrate an understanding of fundamental                            5
                                                                                                           Select course from the following general education categories: Social Science,
                                   digital circuits;                                                       Humanities, Historical Perspective, Diversity and Global Perspective.
                                • demonstrate an understanding of analog                                 †HPE 111 is an acceptable alternative.
                                   circuits, including linear integrated circuits;
                                • set up and operate modern electronic equip-                            electronics industry, communications, medical instrumen-
                                   ment such as DMM, oscilloscope, and signal                            tation, energy technology, digital and computer technology,
                                   generators.                                                           and scientific or technological research and development.
                                 Admission requires a high school diploma or its                            Students planning to transfer should achieve mathe-
                              equivalent, with two years of algebra desired. One                         matics proficiency at the calculus level and should select
                              year of laboratory science (chemistry or physics) is                       physics as their science/technology electives. They will be
                              strongly recommended for students who intend to                            advised individually during their first session with an EET
                          2   transfer to a baccalaureate degree program.                                program advisor.
                          0      Graduates may begin work directly as electronic                            The college offers a related certificate program in Elec-
                          0   technicians, electronic technologists, engineering                         tronics Engineering Technology, which may be a desirable
                          9
                          -   aides, customer engineers, field service engineers, ju-                    option for employed persons attending college part-time.
                          2   nior engineers, associate engineers, sales engineers,                         In a particular year, some required courses may be avail-
                          0   and systems test technicians. These positions are in the                   able only during the day or evening.
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Electronics Engineering Technology                                                                                                                   Program 68500
                                                                                                                                                        CIP 150303
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Certificate of Proficiency
    The Electronics Engineering Technology certificate




                                                                                                                                                                     Technology
                                                                                                                                                                     Electronics Engineering
program provides students with the level of technical
                                                                                                               Curriculum
competency normally required of technicians in the                           Code             Course (lecture/lab hours)                                Credits
field of digital/microcomputer electronics.                                  ENG 101          English Composition I (3/0)                                     3
    Students may be eligible for credit or advanced                          EET 138          Introduction to Electronics I (3/3)                             4
standing for work experience in electronics.                                 EET 139          Introduction to Electronics II (3/3)                            4
    Successful graduates will be able to:                                    EET 251          Digital Circuit Fundamentals (3/3)                              4
   • analyze, test, troubleshoot, and repair                                 EET 219          Electronic Networks (3/3)                                       4
     electronic circuits;                                                    MAT —            Mathematics elective1                                           4
   • operate modern electronics test equipment to diag-                      — —              Technical electives2                                          12
                                                                                                                                                          _____
     nose, troubleshoot, and repair electronic circuits;
                                                                                                                                                             35
   • display knowledge of basic analog and digital
     communication systems.                                                  1
                                                                                 MAT 146 or higher depending on placement.
    All courses in this program completed with a grade                       2
                                                                                 All electives must be chosen with the approval of an EET advisor.
of C or better may be applied toward the Electronics                             Suggested electives include EET 140, 214, 215, 230, 263.
Engineering Technology Associate in Applied Science
degree program.
    Admission to the certificate program requires a
high school diploma or equivalent with two years of
algebra and one year of laboratory science (chemis-
try or physics preferred). In a particular year, some
required courses may be available only during the
day or evening.




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                                 Energy Utility Technology                                                                                                                        Program A5310
                                                                                                                                                                                     CIP 150303
                                 Associate in Applied Science Degree
                                     The Energy Utility Technology program enables
 Energy Utility Technology



                                 participants to acquire the skills and knowledge nec-
                                                                                                                                            Curriculum
                                 essary for immediate entry into energy utility careers                     Code    Course (lecture/lab hours)                   Credits
                                 or transfer to an advanced degree program of study                         ENG 101 English Composition I (3/0)                        3
                                 in a related field. The program combines courses in                        IST 101 Computer Concepts with Applications (2/2)
                                 general education and energy utility technologies, par-                            OR                                                 3
                                 tially conducted at approved energy utility facilities.                    IST 102 Computer Concepts with Programming (2/2)
                                     General education elements include academic                            MAT 115 Algebra and Trigonometry I (3/0)                   3
                                 background in mathematics, communications, ba-                             UTI 101 Introduction to the Energy Utility Industry (2/2) 3
                                 sic circuit analysis, physics, and general educational                     — — General Education elective (3/0)1                      3
                                 electives. Energy utility technology courses focus on
                                 energy delivery system knowledge and skills for elec-                      ENG    102    English Composition II (3/0)                                       3
                                 trical construction and maintenance; gas installations,                    EET    130    Fundamentals of Electronics (2/2)                                  3
                                 maintenance, and appliance service; and power gen-                         UTI    102    Fundamentals of Gas Combustion (2/2)                               3
                                 eration including plant operations and maintenance.                        UTI    111    Alternative Energy Sources (3/0)                                   4
                                     This program’s blend of a strong academic founda-                      —      —      General Education elective (3/0)2                                  3
                                 tion, energy utility technology electives, and coopera-
                                 tive work experiences provides successful graduates                        CMN 112       Public Speaking (3/0)                                              3
                                 with sufficient knowledge to begin a career as entry-                      CMN 122       Organizational Communication (3/0)                                 3
                                 level technicians in the electric and gas utility indus-                   UTI 103       Fundamentals of Power Alternating Current (3/0)                    3
                                 try, with companies in related fields, or to continue                      UTI 281       Energy Utility Cooperative Education I                             4
                                 formal education.                                                          — —           General Education elective (3/0)2                                  3
                                    Successful graduates of the program will be able to:
                                                                                                            HPE    110    Concepts of Health and Fitness (1/2)†                           2
                                    • communicate effectively in English both orally
                                                                                                            UTI    282    Energy Utility Cooperative Education II                         4
                                      and in written form;
                                                                                                            UTI    —      Energy Utility elective3                                      4-6
                                    • demonstrate mastery of basic algebra and
                                                                                                            UTI    —      Energy Utility elective3                                      4-7
                                      mathematics;                                                                                                                                    _____
                                    • demonstrate an understanding of the                                                                                                              61-66
                                      fundamentals of AC and DC electricity;
                                                                                                            NOTE: Electives should be selected in consultation with an academic advisor in order
                                    • demonstrate an understanding of the                                   to assure maximum transfer of credits.
                                      fundamentals of gas combustion;                                       1
                                                                                                              Select course from either Social Science or Humanities general education categories.
                                    • apply computer skills to access information                           2
                                                                                                              Select course from the following general education categories: Social Science,
                                      from the Internet;                                                      Humanities, Historical Perspective, Diversity and Global Perspective.
                                    • work as a team with fellow workers;                                   3
                                                                                                              Select from UTI 104, 105, 106, 107, 108, 109, or 110.
                                    • demonstrate “one on one” communication skills                         †HPE 111 is an acceptable alternative.
                                      in an interview;                                                        NOTE: Students must complete ENG 101 and MAT 115 to be eligible for UTI 101.
                                                                                                              Students must earn a minimum grade of B in UTI 101 and a minimum grade of C in
                                    • demonstrate mastery of job skills learned                               all other UTI courses to graduate.
                                      through co-op experiences in two of the
                                      following areas: appliance service and repair –
                                      gas; substation mechanic – electric; apprentice
                                      engineering – electric; relay technician; meter
                                      technician; division mechanic – electric; utility
                                      mechanic – gas; apprentice plant operator.
                                     Admission to the program requires a high school
                                 diploma or its equivalent with prerequisite proficiency
                                 requirements for mathematics and English composi-
                                 tion. Students with insufficient background may take
                             2   appropriate preparatory courses at the college.
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Engineering Science                                                                                                                                Program 67750
                                                                                                                                                      CIP 141301
                                                                                                                                                                     UPDATE

Transfer Certificate
   The certificate program in Engineering Science




                                                                                                                                                                         Engineering Science
generally prepares students for transfer to the sopho-
                                                                                                              Curriculum
more year of a four-year college in a specific engi-                        Code            Course (lecture/lab hours)                                Credits
neering program major.                                                      CHE 101         General Chemistry I (3/3)                                       4
   Successful graduates will be able to:                                    ENG 101         English Composition I (3/0)                                     3
  • apply the principles of physics to the solution of                      MAT 151         Calculus I (4/0)1                                               4
     engineering problems;                                                  PHY 107         Introduction to University Physics (2/0)                        2
  • use calculus in the solution of engineering problems;                   — —             COS elective2                                                   4
  • present information in written or graphic form.
   The complete program is available full-time or                           CHE 102 General Chemistry II (3/3)                     4
part-time. Day students usually complete several re-                        ENG 102 English Composition II (3/0)                   3
quired courses in the evening.                                              ENT 116 Engineering Graphics (1/2)
   Admission requires a high school diploma or its                                  OR                                             2
equivalent with the mathematical preparation (ad-                           DRA 190 Introduction to Computer-Aided Drafting (1/2)
vanced algebra and trigonometry) needed for college-                        MAT 152 Calculus II (4/0)                              4
level calculus. At least one year of a laboratory science                   PHY 108 University Physics I (2/3)                     3
                                                                                                                                _____
(chemistry or physics) is required. Both sciences are                                                                                                     33
preferred. Applicants will be evaluated according to test
scores or other available indicators of potential success                   NOTE: Select courses in consultation with an academic advisor in order to assure
in this demanding university-parallel program.                              maximum transfer of credits.
   Those who do not meet established admission
                                                                            1
                                                                              Provisional acceptance may be granted to students not prepared for MAT 151, but
                                                                              serious consideration should be given to entering an engineering technology program.
criteria are strongly advised to enroll in Civil Engi-                        Provisionally accepted students should select MAT entry level from MCCC placement
neering Technology or Electronics Engineering Tech-                           guidelines and must be alert to MAT pre/corequisites for other desired courses.
nology. These engineering technology programs help                          2
                                                                                COS 101 or another course approved by an advisor.
students determine their skills in engineering while                            Students wishing to transfer to Rutgers University should take COS 102.
they are developing their English and/or math skills.
After one successful year in an engineering technol-
ogy program, students may reapply to the Engineer-
ing Science program.
   Students planning to transfer to four-year colleges
other than Rutgers University should consider also
taking PHY 217 (University Physics II) at Mercer.




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                                Entertainment Technology                                                                                                               Programs A7000
                                                                                                                                                                                A7010
                                                                                                                                                                           CIP 509999
                                Associate in Applied Science Degree
                                The Associate in Applied Science in Entertainment Technology prepares
Entertainment Technology



                                students for careers in the entertainment industry. There are two concentrations:

                                   The Lighting and Sound Technology concentra-                               The Music and Sound Technology concentration
                                tion (A7000) prepares graduates for careers as lighting                    (A7010) integrates music theory and performance with a
                                and sound technicians, technical managers, equipment                       comprehensive array of technical and business skills that
                                marketing representatives, and technical personnel for                     enable the graduate to pursue a variety of career tracks
                                distributors and rental houses. Additional career options                  in the music industry such as record producer, recording
                                include the allied fields of film and television production;               engineer, remix engineer, sound technician for live shows
                                trade show exhibition; club, casino, and theme park op-                    and concerts, as well as careers in the field of film scoring
                                erations; and all related performing arts production.                      and film music editing. Other career options in the music
                                   The successful graduate who earns an Associate in                       entertainment industry include artist development and
                                Applied Science degree in Entertainment Technology                         management, promotion, and marketing.
                                with a concentration in Lighting and Sound Technol-                           The successful graduate who earns an Associate in Ap-
                                ogy will be able to:                                                       plied Science degree in Entertainment Technology with
                                   •	demonstrate	entry-level	professional	competence                       a concentration in Music and Sound Technology will be
                                     as a lighting and sound technician;                                   able to:
                                   •	write	lighting	and	sound	cues	for	all	related                            •	demonstrate	basic	proficiency	at	the	piano	keyboard;
                                     performing arts productions;                                             •	demonstrate	a	working	knowledge	of	music	theory,
                                   •	design	lights	or	sound	for	concert,	stage,                                 including note reading, scale and chord construction,
                                     and video;                                                                 and the principles of voice leading and composition;
                                   •	work	cooperatively	with	colleagues;                                      •	understand	the	history	of	African	American	music
                                   •	create	a	soundtrack	for	theatre,	film,	or	concert	                         of the 20th century and its relevance to contemporary
                                     performances;                                                              popular music;
                                   •	set	up	and	operate	lighting	and	sound                                    •	create	original	musical	compositions	and	record
                                     control systems;                                                           those compositions using MIDI sequencing software,
                                   •	demonstrate	basic	proficiency	using	digital	audio	                         a Macintosh computer and Windows-based PC, and
                                     workstations and professional sound editing                                MIDI synthesizer keyboard;
                                     programs;                                                                •	demonstrate	a	working	knowledge	of	the	music
                                   •	troubleshoot	common	technical	problems                                     business, including copyright and contract law, artist
                                     encountered when using complex combinations                                management, and marketing strategies;
                                     of lighting, sound, and video equipment.                                 •	demonstrate	entry-level	professional	competence
                                   Students are expected to become involved in the                              as a sound technician;
                                technical, managerial, and performance aspects of                             •	Set	up	sound	reinforcement	equipment;
                                college theatre productions and other entertainment                           •	demonstrate	entry-level	competence	as	a	technical	
                                activities. All students are required to complete a                             manager in the entertainment industry.
                                practicum in entertainment technology.

                                                  Since most business- and technology-related careers in the entertainment indus-
                                               try require additional training and experience, students may take advantage of the
                                               many internship programs now available, such as those offered by Sony Music in
                                               New York and Disney Productions in Florida, Passage Theatre in Trenton, and Mc-
                                               Carter Theatre in Princeton. Alternatively, students may choose to matriculate at one
                                               of the growing number of four-year institutions now offering a baccalaureate degree
                                               in music business and technology or entertainment technology.
                                                  The latest equipment and software is provided for student use in both concen-
                                               trations. Professional equipment includes the latest high-end moving lights, color
                                               changers, color mergers, lighting control, digital and analog sound mixers, signal
                           2                   processors, sound production software, sequencing software, MIDI controllers, and
                           0                   multi-track digital recording.
                           0                      The Entertainment Technology program may be pursued part-time or full-time
                           9                   and may be completed by daytime or evening attendance. Admission requires a
                           -                   high school diploma or its equivalent.
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                        Core Curriculum                                                                 Concentrations
Code           Course (lecture/lab hours)                Credits                   Lighting and Sound Technology Concentration Electives
ENG 101        English Composition I (3/0)                     3
                                                                               Code    Course (lecture/lab hours)                              Credits
ETT 101        Introduction to Entertainment Technology (2/0) 2
                                                                               THR 102 Stagecraft (2/2)                                              3
ETT 103        Health and Safety in Production (1/0)           1
MUS 103        Introduction to Music (3/0)                     3               CMN 142 Intermediate TV Production (2/2)                               3
MAT —          Mathematics elective1                           4               ETT 200 Technical Production (1/90 hours)                              1
                                                                               THR 104 Fundamentals of Acting (2/2)                                   3
ENG 102 English Composition II (3/0)                                      3
ETT 206 Lighting Technology (2/2)                                         3    THR 210 Theatre History: Classical to Elizabethan (3/0)
ETT 208 Live Sound Reinforcement (2/2)                                    3            OR                                                             3
                                                                               THR 212 Central Voices in World Drama (3/0)
CMN 153 Audio Production for the Broadcast
                                                                               — — Humanities general education elective3                             3
        and Entertainment Industries (2/2)                                3
CMN 111 Speech: Human Communication (3/0)                                      ETT 207 Lighting Design (2/2)                                          3
        OR                                                                3    ETT 290 Entertainment Technology Internship
CMN 112 Public Speaking (3/0)                                                          OR                                                           2-3
— — Social Science general education elective                             3    DMA 250 Digital Portfolio Seminar (2/2)
ETT      205   Arts and Entertainment Management (3/0)                    3                 Total Concentration Credits:                         21-22
ETT      209   Sound Design (1/4)                                         3                 Total Core Curriculum Credits:                       42-43
HPE      110   Concepts of Health and Fitness (1/2)†                      2
                                                                                                                                                 63-65
—        —     Science elective2                                        3-4

1
  MAT 135 or 140 recommended. Students intending to transfer to a                   Music and Sound Technology Concentration Electives
  baccalaureate program should take MAT 146.
2
  Must be a laboratory science. Select from PHY approved general               Code    Course (lecture/lab hours)                              Credits
  education courses. PHY 120 (Introductory Physics) recommended.               MUS 105 Fundamentals of Music Theory (3/0)                            3
3
  Not including MUS or THR courses.                                            MUS — Piano elective (0/2)                                            1
4
  Select from any ETT, MUS, or THR courses; or CMN courses limited to
  television or radio.                                                         MUS 127 Music Theory I (2/2)                                           3
† HPE 111 is an acceptable alternative.                                        MUS 155 History of Jazz and Blues (3/0)                                3

                                                                               MUS 123 Music Business (3/0)                                           3
                                                                               MUS 156 The History of American Pop Music (3/0)                        3
                                                                               MUS — Piano elective (0/2)
                                                                                       OR                                                             1
                                                                               MUS 142 Guitar Class I (1/1)

                                                                               MUS 230 Introduction to Digital Audio Production (2/2)                 3
                                                                               — — Elective4                                                          3

                                                                                            Total Concentration Credits:                            23
                                                                                            Total Core Curriculum Credits:                       42-43
                                                                                                                                                 65-66


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                        Exercise Science                                                                                                                                Program 22100
                                                                                                                                                                           CIP 310505
                        Associate in Science Degree
                           The Exercise Science program provides the oppor-
 Exercise Science



                        tunity for students to acquire the skills, knowledge,                                                     Curriculum
                        and experience necessary to enter the continually                          Code    Course (lecture/lab hours)                                      Credits
                        evolving field of exercise science and to transfer into                    BIO 103 Anatomy and Physiology I (3/3)                                        4
                        related baccalaureate programs.                                            CMN 111 Speech: Human Communication (3/0)
                           Exercise Science offers a variety of career oppor-
                                                                                                           OR                                                                      3
                        tunities, such as those involving coaching, educa-
                        tion, exercise physiology, exercise research, health                       CMN 112 Public Speaking (3/0)
                        promotion and program management, personal                                 ENG 101 English Composition I (3/0)                                             3
                        training, rehabilitative exercise, and sport-specific                      HPE 151 Introduction to Exercise Science (1/0)                                  1
                        athletic performance.                                                      HPE 110 Concepts of Health and Fitness (1/2)
                           The program prepares students to take the Nation-                               OR                                                                   2-3
                        al Strength and Conditioning Association’s Certified                       HPE 111 Living with Health (3/0)
                        Personal Trainer (NSCA-CPT) exam. It also incorpo-                         MAT — Mathematics elective1                                                  3-4
                        rates certification for Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation
                        (CPR) for the Professional, and Automated External                         BIO 104 Anatomy and Physiology II (3/3)                                         4
                        Defibrillator (AED).                                                       ENG 102 English Composition II (3/0)                                            3
                           Successful graduates of the Exercise Science pro-                       HPE 134 Prevention, Assessment and Care
                        gram will be able to:                                                              of Athletic Injuries (3/0)
                          • succeed academically upon transfer to a                                        OR                                                                   2-3
                             baccalaureate program related to exercise science;                    HPE 250 First Aid (2/0)
                          • secure employment in the field of exercise                             IST 101 Computer Concepts with Applications (2/2)                               3
                             science;
                                                                                                   PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology (3/0)                                        3
                          • demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and ethical
                             integrity necessary to succeed and grow as a                          HPE    163    Team Sports Management (2/0)                 2
                             health, wellness, fitness, and/or athletic                            HPE    242    Exercise Measurement and Prescription (2/2) 3
                             performance professional;                                             MAT    —      Mathematics elective1                      3-4
                          • apply scientific and physiological principles to the
                                                                                                   —      —      Humanities general education elective        3
                             promotion and enhancement of health, wellness,
                             fitness, and athletic performance;                                    —      —      General Education elective2                  3
                          • assess and evaluate an individual’s health                             HPE    101    Basic Concepts of Nutrition (3/0)              3
                             and performance;                                                      HPE    241    Applied Exercise Physiology (2/2)              3
                          • prescribe workouts for generally healthy individu-
                                                                                                   HPE    243    Exercise Science Field Experience (225 hours)3 3
                             als as well as for athletic populations and those
                             with special considerations;                                          PTA    105    Kinesiology (3/0)                              3
                          • conduct safe and effective training sessions with                      —      —      General Education elective4                    3
                                                                                                                                                            ______
                             generally healthy individuals.                                                                                                                 60-64
                           Admission to the program requires a high school
                        diploma or its equivalent.                                                 1
                                                                                                     Select from MAT 108, 120, 135, 138, 146, 149, or 200.
                                                                                                   2
                                                                                                     Select course from either Social Science or Humanities general education categories.
                                                                                                   3
                                                                                                     15 hours per week for 15 weeks.
                                                                                                   4
                                                                                                     Select course from the following general education categories: Social Science,
                                                                                                     Humanities, Historical Perspective, Diversity and Global Perspective.
                                                                                                   NOTE: Students must earn a minimum grade of C in all required BIO, PTA, and HPE
                                                                                                   courses to graduate.




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Fire Science Technology                                                                                                                         Program A5500
                                                                                                                                                   CIP 430201
                                                                                                                                                                    UPDATE

Associate in Applied Science Degree
    The associate degree program in Fire Science                              Fire Science Technology is not designed as a transfer




                                                                                                                                                                        Fire Science Technology
Technology provides students with the skills and                           program and some credit loss may occur for those who
knowledge to become highly competitive candidates                          intend to continue their education at a four-year insti-
for entry and/or advancement as professional and                           tution. Agreements have been made to facilitate transfer
volunteer fire and emergency services personnel.                           to fire science programs at John Jay College of Criminal
    Individuals seeking a career as a fire inspector or                    Justice, Holy Family College, New Jersey City University,
fire official can satisfy the New Jersey Division of Fire                  University of Maryland - University College, and Thomas
Safety, Department of Community Affairs require-                           Edison State College. Students interested in transferring
ments for state certification by successful comple-                        to these institutions should contact the program advisor
tion of the following required courses: Fire Inspector                     early in their coursework at MCCC.
– FIR 107 (Fire Prevention and Code Enforcement                               Admission to the program requires a high school di-
I); Fire Official – FIR 209 (Fire Prevention and Code                      ploma or its equivalent and competency in English and
Enforcement II) as well as FIR 107.                                        mathematics as demonstrated by placement testing.
    The associate degree program integrates techni-
cal study with coursework in mathematics, English,
physical science, and liberal arts to provide graduates
with the necessary ancillary knowledge to advance                                                   A.A.S. Curriculum
into supervisory and/or management-level positions.                        Code          Course (lecture/lab hours)                Credits
    Successful graduates of the program – based on a                       ENG 101       English Composition I (3/0)                     3
national curriculum that promotes learning and ad-                         FIR 101       Introduction to Fire Science (3/0)              3
vocacy of critical emergency service leadership and                        FIR 107       Fire Prevention and Code Enforcement I (4/2) 5
fire safety principles – will be able to:                                  MAT —         Mathematics elective1                        3-4
   • discuss the history, support organizations,                           — —           Elective2                                       3
     resources, incident management, training, and                         ENG    112    English Composition II with Speech (3/0)                          3
     emergency operations and relate how each                              FIR    104    Building Construction (3/0)                                       3
     plays a role within the fire service;                                 FIR    201    Hazardous Materials I (3/0)                                       3
   • define and use basic terms and concepts associ-                       PHY    111    Physical Science Concepts (2/2)                                   3
     ated with the chemistry and dynamics of fire;                         FIR    —      Fire Science elective3                                            3
   • apply principles of hydraulics, building
     construction, strategy, and tactics to fireground                     FIR    202    Water Supply for Fire Protection (3/0)                            3
     operations;                                                           FIR    203    Fire Protection Systems (3/0)                                     3
   • communicate the relationship of fire prevention                       HPE    110    Concepts of Health and Fitness (1/2)†                             2
                                                                           FIR    —      Fire Science elective3                                            3
     and fire inspection;
                                                                           —      —      General Education elective4                                       3
   • demonstrate the importance of public education                        —      —      General Education elective5                                       3
     in relation to fire prevention;
   • evaluate facilities to appraise code compliance                       FIR    204    Fire Fighting Tactics (3/0)                                    3
     and potential hazards, building construction                          FIR    —      Fire Science electives3                                        6
     issues, and presence of appropriate fire protec-                      —      —      General Education elective5                                    3
     tion systems to help ensure life safety both pre-                     —      —      Elective2                                                      3
                                                                                                                                                    _____
     incident and during an incident;                                                                                                               64-65
   • employ safe work practices using recognized
     standards and regulations.
                                                                           1
                                                                             MAT 108 recommended. Students intending to transfer to a baccalaureate program
                                                                             should take MAT 135 or higher-level mathematics course. See program advisor for
    Students pursuing programs in fire science should                        more information.
be aware that various municipal and industrial fire                        2
                                                                             Current certification as an EMT or EMPT may be substituted for 6 credits.
service agencies establish physical, mental, and                           3
                                                                             Select from FIR 205, 206, 208, 209, 211.
character requirements. Persons interested in this                         4
                                                                             Select course from either Social Science or Humanities general education categories.
option are advised to gain an awareness of the specif-                     5
                                                                             Select course from the following general education categories: Social Science,
ic requirements for their desired work setting. MCCC                         Humanities, Historical Perspective, Diversity and Global Perspective.                  2
graduates are employed by city, state, and federal de-                     †HPE 111 is an acceptable alternative.                                                   0
partments dedicated to the fire services field.                                                                                                                     0
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needs of the part-time student, it normally will take a                                                                                                             2
minimum of three years to complete. All fire science                                                                                                                0
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                               Fire Science Technology                                                                                                                             Program 68000
                                                                                                                                                                                      CIP 430201
                               Fire Code Enforcement – Certificate of Proficiency
 Fire Science Technology



                                   This certificate prepares students for a career in                                                        Curriculum
                               fire code enforcement.
                                                                                                           Code             Course (lecture/lab hours)                Credits
                                   Successful completion of coursework meets re-
                                                                                                           ENG 101          English Composition I (3/0)                     3
                               quirements for state certification as a Fire Inspector
                                                                                                           FIR 101          Introduction to Fire Science (3/0)              3
                               and Official as required in the New Jersey Uniform
                                                                                                           FIR 104          Building Construction (3/0)                     3
                               Fire Code, and provides students with professional
                                                                                                           FIR 107          Fire Prevention and Code Enforcement I (4/2) 5
                               training in preparation for licensure examinations for
                                                                                                           FIR 202          Water Supply for Fire Protection (3/0)          3
                               Fire Protection Inspector as required in the New Jer-
                                                                                                           FIR 203          Fire Protection Systems (3/0)                   3
                               sey Uniform Construction Code.
                                   In addition to preparing students for possible                          FIR      206     Fire Investigation (3/0)                       3
                               careers in code enforcement, the program provides                           FIR      209     Fire Prevention and Code Enforcement II (3/3) 3
                               professional development for inspectors already em-                         —        —       Approved General Education elective1           3
                               ployed in this area.                                                        —        —       Approved technical electives2                  6
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                                                                                                           1
                                                                                                               Select from IST 101, POL 102, ENG 112.
                                                                                                           2
                                                                                                               To meet this requirement, six credits will be awarded for Fire Protection Inspector
                                                                                                               ICS certification and three credits will be awarded for Fire Protection Inspector
                                                                                                               HHS certification. Students who do not possess one or both of these certifications
                                                                                                               may meet the requirement by completing the necessary number of credits from the
                                                                                                               following courses: BUS 118, 240, CIS 112, and IST 101.




                               Fire Science Technology                                                                                                                             Program 68010
                                                                                                                                                                                      CIP 430201
                               Fire Officer/Administrator – Certificate of Proficiency
                                  This certificate is designed for those who seek ad-
                               vancement in either the career or volunteer fire ser-
                                                                                                                                             Curriculum
                               vice, as well as for professional development of those                      Code             Course (lecture/lab hours)                                Credits
                               who have already attained supervisory status in the                         ENG 101          English Composition I (3/0)                                     3
                               field.                                                                      FIR 101          Introduction to Fire Science (3/0)                              3
                                  Successful graduates of the program will be able to:                     FIR 201          Hazardous Materials I (3/0)                                     3
                                 • apply proper procedures for storage, handling,                          FIR 202          Water Supply for Fire Protection (3/0)                          3
                                    transportation, and fire control involving                             FIR 204          Fire Fighting Tactics (3/0)                                     3
                                    hazardous materials;                                                   — —              Approved General Education elective1                            3
                                 • develop plans which make effective use of
                                    personnel and equipment at emergency incidents;                        ENG 112 English Composition II with Speech (3/0)                                   3
                                 • apply and discuss water supply management                               FIR 205 Fire Department Organization and
                                    for fire protection systems and fire scene use;                                Administration (3/0)                                                       3
                                 • describe the factors necessary for efficient and                        FIR 208 Fire Department Occupational
                                    effective management and supervision within a                                  Health and Safety (3/0)                                                  3
                                    fire department;                                                       FIR — Fire Science elective2                                                     3
                                 • apply and describe the principles of an effective                       — — Approved business electives3                                                 6
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                                    occupational safety and health program in a fire                                                                                                         36
                                    service setting.
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                           0      Admission to the program requires a high school                          1
                                                                                                             Select from POL 102, PSY 101, SOC 101, 209.
                           0   diploma or its equivalent.                                                  2
                                                                                                             Select from FIR 205, 206, 208, 209, 211.
                           9                                                                               3
                                                                                                             Select from IST 101, CIS 112, BUS 118 or 240.
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Funeral Service                                                                                                                                   Program A5550
                                                                                                                                                     CIP 120301
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Associate in Applied Science Degree
    The goals and objectives of the MCCC Funeral




                                                                                                                                                                          Funeral Service
Service programs are: to provide students with pro-
                                                                                                    A. A. S. Curriculum
fessional training in preparation for licensure in fu-                     Code          Course (lecture/lab hours)                                  Credits
neral service; to prepare students to embark upon a                        ENG 101       English Composition I (3/0)                                       3
career in a service-oriented, care-giving profession;                      PSY 101       Introduction to Psychology (3/0)                                  3
to provide an academic environment which encour-                           CHE —         Chemistry elective1                                               3
ages student research and successfully integrates the                      MAT —         Mathematics elective2                                          3-4
theoretical, practical, and technical aspects of funeral
                                                                           — —           General Education elective3                                       3
service; and to foster the concept of education as a
life-long process necessary to meet the demands of an                      ACC    106    Office Accounting I (3/0)                                            3
evolving workplace with current emphasis on emerg-
                                                                           BIO    106    Human Anatomy (3/2)4                                                 4
ing ethical, environmental, and social issues.
    Academic emphasis includes the areas of business                       BUS    107    Business Law I (3/0)                                                 3
management; public health; the social, behavioral,                         ENG    112    English Composition II with Speech (3/0)                             3
and natural sciences; as well as the legal, technical,                     HPE    110    Concepts of Health and Fitness (1/2)†                                2
and regulatory aspects of funeral service.
    Students have two options for completion of their pro-                 FUN    203    Funeral Service Principles (3/0)                                     3
fessional education: Funeral Service Certificate and Fu-                   FUN    206    Introduction to Funeral Service (3/0)                                3
neral Service Associate in Applied Science degree. Both                    FUN    215    Funeral Service Law (3/0)                                            3
programs can be completed either full- or part-time.                       FUN    247    Principles of Embalming I (3/0)                                      3
    Following consultation with the Program Direc-                         FUN    223    Funeral Service Pathology (3/0)                                      3
tor, the A.A.S. degree program may be selected as a                        FUN    251    Embalming Lab and Practicum (0/3/2 days)5                            3
graduation option (not an admissions option) in or-
der to insure that candidates have the requirements                        FUN     Funeral Service Management (3/0)
                                                                                  217                                               3
for licensure in their selected state.                                     FUN     Restorative Art (2/2)
                                                                                  227                                               3
    Students are responsible for securing part-time employ-                BIO     Principles of Microbiology (3/0)
                                                                                  215                                               3
ment in an approved New Jersey or eastern Pennsylvania                     FUN     Principles of Embalming II (2/0)
                                                                                  249                                               2
funeral home in order to complete the field experience                     FUN     Funeral Service Counseling (3/0)
                                                                                  229                                               3
and practicum courses. This employment requires the                        FUN     Funeral Service
                                                                                  220
student to be registered as an intern with the New Jersey                          Laws, Rules and Regulations (1/0)                1
State Board of Mortuary Science or as a student/trainee                                                                             3
                                                                           FUN 295 Funeral Service Field Experience (2/0/2 days)5_____
with the Pennsylvania Board of Funeral Directors.
    Students must take the National Board Exam to                                                                                                        66-67
be eligible for graduation. Graduates are then eligible
to take state licensing examinations.                                      NOTE: Enrollment in any FUN course requires approval of the Director of Funeral
    Successful graduates will be able to:                                  Service Programs. New Jersey and Pennsylvania students must complete 60 college
                                                                           credits before enrolling in FUN courses. At the conclusion of the program, the student
   • evaluate the service needs for the pre-need,                          will have a minimum of 96 credits.
     at-need, and aftercare time frames;                                   1
                                                                             CHE 100 or higher.
   • create and plan activities and ceremonies                             2
                                                                             Select from MAT 140, 108, 115, 116, 120.
     designed to meet the needs of those who mourn;                        3
                                                                             Select course from the following general education categories: Social Science,
   • educate the consumer regarding funeral and cre-                         Humanities, Historical Perspective, Diversity and Global Perspective.
     mation memorialization and merchandise options;                       4
                                                                             BIO 103 and 104 may be substituted.
   • evaluate and describe solutions to current                            5
                                                                             In addition to lab and/or seminar, these courses include two days (16 hours per week)
     embalming and restorative art situations;                               of supervised off-campus field experience in an approved funeral service firm for each
   • assemble and formulate appropriate information                          semester. Students must also be registered as an intern with the New Jersey State
     for death certificates, obituaries, and other                           Board of Mortuary Science or as a student/trainee with the Pennsylvania Board of
     necessary forms and documents;                                          Funeral Directors. Registration with the New Jersey State Board of Mortuary Science
   • evaluate legal, professional, and ethical issues                        enables the student to receive credit toward the New Jersey internship requirement.
     facing funeral service;                                               †HPE 111 is an acceptable alternative.
   • demonstrate effective verbal and written
     communication skills in face to face meetings,                           The annual passage rate of first-time takers on the                                     2
     in front of small groups, and via electronic means.                   National Board Examination (NBE) for the most recent                                       0
    The Funeral Service program at Mercer County                           three-year period for this institution and all ABFSE                                       0
Community College is accredited by:                                        accredited funeral service education programs is posted                                    9
American Board of Funeral Service Education                                on the ABFSE website (www.abfse.org).                                                      -
3414 Ashland Ave., Suite G                                                                                                                                            2
                                                                                                                                                                      0
St. Joseph, MO 64506 • 816-233-3747                                                                                                                                   1
                                                                                                                                                                      1
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 2009
UPDATE
                       Funeral Service                                                                                                                                Program 68100
                                                                                                                                                                         CIP 120301
                       Certificate of Proficiency
                           The Funeral Service certificate program completes the
 Funeral Service



                       educational requirements for licensure in funeral ser-                                          Certificate Curriculum
                       vice. Admission to the certificate program and/or enroll-                   Code          Course (lecture/lab hours)                 Credits
                       ment in any FUN course requires two years (60 credits)                      FUN 206       Introduction to Funeral Service (3/0)            3
                       of prior college education at a regionally accredited insti-                FUN 247       Principles of Embalming I (3/0)                  3
                       tution of higher education (or completion of the Funeral
                                                                                                   FUN 203       Funeral Service Principles (3/0)                 3
                       Service Preparatory program). Class size is limited.
                           Applicants to the certificate program must complete                     FUN 223       Funeral Service Pathology (3/0)                  3
                       prerequisite courses of Anatomy and Physiology I and                        FUN 215       Funeral Service Law (3/0)                        3
                       II (BIO 106 fulfills this requirement), accounting, busi-                   FUN 295       Funeral Service Field Experience (2/0/2 days)1 3
                       ness law, chemistry, psychology, and English composi-                       ENG —         English Composition elective (3/0)2              3
                       tion with a minimum grade of C. An overall C+ cumu-
                       lative grade point average is required for admission.                       FUN    249    Principles of Embalming II (2/0)             2
                           Students are responsible for securing part-time employ-                 FUN    217    Funeral Service Management (3/0)             3
                       ment in an approved New Jersey or eastern Pennsylvania                      FUN    227    Restorative Art (2/2)                        3
                       funeral home in order to complete the field experience                      FUN    229    Funeral Service Counseling (3/0)             3
                       and practicum courses. This employment requires the                         BIO    215    Principles of Microbiology (3/0)             3
                       student to be registered as an intern with the New Jersey                   FUN    251    Embalming Lab and Practicum (0/3/2 days)1    3
                       State Board of Mortuary Science or as a student/trainee                     FUN    220    Funeral Service
                       with the Pennsylvania Board of Funeral Directors.
                                                                                                                 Laws, Rules and Regulations (1/0)            1
                           The goals and objectives of the MCCC Funeral                                                                                    _____
                       Service programs are: to provide students with pro-                                                                                   39
                       fessional training in preparation for licensure in fu-
                       neral service; to prepare students to embark upon a                         NOTE: Enrollment in any FUN course requires the approval of the Director of Funeral
                       career in a service-oriented, care-giving profession;                       Service Programs.
                       to provide an academic environment which encour-                            1
                                                                                                     In addition to lab and/or seminar, these courses include two days (16 hours per
                       ages student research and successfully integrates the                         week) of supervised off-campus field experience in an approved funeral service
                                                                                                     firm for each semester. Students must also be registered as an intern with the
                       theoretical, practical, and technical aspects of funeral
                                                                                                     New Jersey State Board of Mortuary Science or as a student/trainee with the
                       service; and to foster the concept of education as a                          Pennsylvania Board of Funeral Directors. Registration with the New Jersey State
                       life-long process necessary to meet the demands of an                         Board of Mortuary Science enables the student to receive credit toward the New
                       evolving workplace with current emphasis on emerg-                            Jersey internship requirement.
                       ing ethical, environmental, and social issues.                              2
                                                                                                     Students having completed ENG 101, 102, 112, 209, 215, or 224 have fulfilled this
                           Academic emphasis includes the areas of business                          requirement.
                       management; public health; the social, behavioral,
                       and natural sciences; as well as the legal, technical,                         Note: With proper planning, students anticipating Fall
                       and regulatory aspects of funeral service.                                  matriculation into the certificate program can complete the
                           Students must take the National Board Exam to                           prerequisites in one Spring semester. Full-time matricula-
                       be eligible for graduation. Graduates are then eligible                     tion is only available beginning in Fall semesters; part-time
                       to take state licensing examinations.                                       night matriculation is available Spring and Fall semesters.
                           Successful graduates will be able to:                                      The Funeral Service program at Mercer County Com-
                          • evaluate the service needs for the pre-need,                           munity College is accredited by:
                            at-need, and aftercare time frames;                                    American Board of Funeral Service Education
                          • create and plan activities and ceremonies                              3414 Ashland Ave., Suite G
                            designed to meet the needs of those who mourn;                         St. Joseph, MO 64506 • 816-233-3747
                          • educate the consumer regarding funeral and cre-                           The annual passage rate of first-time takers on the
                            mation memorialization and merchandise options;                        National Board Examination (NBE) for the most recent
                          • evaluate and describe solutions to current                             three-year period for this institution and all ABFSE
                            embalming and restorative art situations;                              accredited funeral service education programs is posted
                          • assemble and formulate appropriate information                         on the ABFSE website (www.abfse.org).
                            for death certificates, obituaries, and other
                   2        necessary forms and documents;
                   0      • evaluate legal, professional, and ethical issues
                   0        facing funeral service;
                   9
                   -      • demonstrate effective verbal and written
                   2        communication skills in face to face meetings, in
                   0        front of small groups, and via electronic means.
                   1
                   1
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Funeral Service Preparatory                                                                                                                        Program A2700
                                                                                                                                                      CIP 520201
                                                                                                                                                                      UPDATE

Associate in Applied Science Degree in Business Management
    High school graduates and students with fewer than




                                                                                                                                                                          Funeral Service Preparatory
30 college credits should select the Funeral Service
                                                                                                            Curriculum
Preparatory option of the Management program.                              Code           Course (lecture/lab hours)                   Credits
This program prepares students for admission to                            BUS 101        Introduction to Business (3/0)                     3
the Funeral Service certificate program. Combining                         ENG 101        English Composition I (3/0)                        3
business subjects, health sciences and behavioral                          CMN 111        Speech: Human Communication (3/0)                  3
sciences, the option is designed to meet the New                           HPE 110        Concepts of Health and Fitness (1/2)†              2
Jersey and Pennsylvania requirement for two years of                       MAT —          Mathematics elective1,2                         3-4
college prior to the Funeral Service certificate program.                  BUS 211        Funeral Service Internship I (1/0/2 days)2,3
(Funeral Service Preparatory or its equivalent must                        — —            OR Elective                                        2
be completed in order to enter the Funeral Service
certificate program or to take any FUN course.)                            ACC    106     Office Accounting I (3/0)2                                             3
    The goals and objectives of the MCCC Funeral                           ENG    102     English Composition II (3/0)                                           3
Service programs are: to provide students with                             PSY    101     Introduction to Psychology (3/0)                                       3
professional training in preparation for licensure in
                                                                           SOC    219     Aging and Death (3/0)                                                  3
funeral service; to prepare students to embark upon a
                                                                           CHE    —       Chemistry elective4                                                    3
career in a service-oriented, care-giving profession; to
                                                                           BUS    212     Funeral Service Internship II (1/0/2 days)2,3
provide an academic environment which encourages
student research and successfully integrates the                           —      —       OR Elective                                                            2
theoretical, practical, and technical aspects of funeral
                                                                           BUS 210        Principles of Management (3/0)                                         3
service; and to foster the concept of education as a
                                                                           BIO 106        Human Anatomy (3/2)                                                    4
life-long process necessary to meet the demands of an
evolving workplace with current emphasis on emerging                       MKT 101        Principles of Marketing (3/0)                                          3
ethical, environmental, and social issues.                                 — —            General Education elective5                                            3
    Academic emphasis includes the areas of business                       BUS 213        Funeral Service Internship III (1/0/2 days)2,3
management; public health; the social, behavioral,                          — —           OR Elective                                                            2
and natural sciences; as well as the legal, technical,
and regulatory aspects of funeral service.                                 BUS    107     Business Law I (3/0)                              3
    Students in the program who have an affiliation                        ECO    103     Basic Economics (3/0)2                            3
with an approved funeral service firm can receive                          IST    101     Computer Concepts with Applications (2/2)         3
college credit for their work experience. These                            BUS    —       Business elective2,6                              3
supervised, off-campus internship courses require                          BUS    214     Funeral Service Internship IV (1/0/2 days)2,3
16 hours per week, and students must be registered                          —     —       OR Elective                                       2
                                                                                                                                        _____
with the New Jersey State Board of Mortuary Science                                                                                     62-63
or the Pennsylvania Board of Funeral Directors.
Placement is each student’s responsibility.                                1
                                                                             Select from MAT 140, 108, 115, 116, 120.
    An advisory commission, consisting of active                           2
                                                                             Students planning to attend a four-year college should discuss transfer options with
participants in funeral service, offers expertise to                         an academic advisor.
ensure that the Funeral Service programs meet the                          3
                                                                             Supervised off-campus work experience in an approved funeral service firm for 16
educational needs of future funeral directors.                               hours per week. Students must also register with the New Jersey State Board of
                                                                             Mortuary Science or the Pennsylvania Board of Funeral Directors (depending
    Successful graduates of this program will be able to:                    upon the state in which they will be working). This registration enables New Jersey
   • develop the foundation for academic success                             interns to receive credit toward their State internship requirement. Students may
      in the Funeral Service program;                                        select a total of eight credits of electives in place of BUS 211, 212, 213, and 214 if
   • identify the economic, social, and ethical                              they are not registered as interns or student/trainees in Funeral Service Internship.
                                                                           4
                                                                             CHE 100 or higher.
      environment in which business entrepreneurs                          5
                                                                             Select course from the following general education categories: Social Science,
      must operate;                                                          Humanities, Historical Perspective, Diversity and Global Perspective.
   • investigate computer applications that will aid                       6
                                                                             Recommended business electives: BUS 108, 109, 209, 225, 240; MKT 102 or higher.
      a successful funeral business;                                       †HPE 111 is an acceptable alternative.
   • demonstrate verbal and written communication
      skills in face to face meetings, in front of small                                                                                                              2
                                                                                                                                                                      0
      groups, and via electronic means.                                                                                                                               0
    Admission to this program requires a high school                                                                                                                  9
diploma or its equivalent. Students should have two                                                                                                                   -
years of high school mathematics. Also recommended                                                                                                                    2
is one year each of high school laboratory science in                                                                                                                 0
biology and chemistry.                                                                                                                                                1
                                                                                                                                                                      1
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                   Game Design                                                                                                                                      Program A4155
                                                                                                                                                                       CIP 360113
                   Associate in Applied Science Degree*
                       The A.A.S. degree program in Game Design helps to
 Game Design



                   prepare graduates for careers in the video game soft-
                                                                                                                              Curriculum
                   ware industry, a relatively new and rapidly expanding                      Code           Course (lecture/lab hours)                                Credits
                   industry. The New York City / northern New Jersey met-                     ART 102        Basic Drawing (1/4)                                             3
                   ro region is one of the ten largest in the country for video               ART 105        Two-Dimensional Design (1/4)                                    3
                   game design and development. Game Design is a highly                       ART 106        Three-Dimensional Design (1/4)                                  3
                   interdisciplinary field drawing from a number of diverse                   DMA 105        Introduction to Computer Art (1/4)                              3
                   areas such as art, writing, sound design, sociology, an-                   ENG 101        English Composition I (3/0)                                     3
                   thropology, computer technology, and programming.                          HPE 110        Concepts of Health and Fitness (1/2)†                           2
                       The computer is the primary tool of expression in
                   the program; however, emphasis is placed on the de-                        COS    101     Introduction to Computer Science (3/2)                               4
                   velopment of creative thinking as well as art and design                   DMA    120     3-D Modeling I (1/4)                                                 3
                   skills. Students should expect to use and develop skills                   DMA    135     Digital Narrative (1/4)                                              3
                   with scripting tools to program interactive functionality.                 ENG    112     English Composition II (3/0)1                                        3
                   Most coursework takes place in a studio using regularly                    GAM    120     Game Theory and Culture (1/4)                                        3
                   updated professional-quality hardware and software on
                   both Macintosh and PC computer platforms.                                  ART    104     Life Drawing (1/4)                                                   3
                       The Game Design program prepares graduates for                         ART    125     Topics in Contemporary Art (3/0)                                     3
                   positions as game designers, level designers, inter-                       DMA    225     Animation I (1/4)                                                    3
                   face designers, producers, production assistants, and                      GAM    140     Game Design I (1/4)                                                  3
                   game artists. Typical employers include game design                        —      —       Science elective                                                     3
                   firms, entertainment software companies, educational                       —      —       Concentration elective2                                              3
                   resource development companies, interactive design                         GAM    240     Game Design II (1/4)                                            3
                   companies, game development companies and re-                              GAM    260     Game Development (1/4)                                          3
                   search, government, and military organizations.                            —      —       Mathematics elective3                                           3
                       Successful graduates of the program will be able to:                   —      —       General Education elective4                                     3
                      • understand the historical development of game play;                   —      —       Concentration elective2                                         3
                      • apply the design process to the research and                                                                                                      _____
                        development of professional video game concepts;                                                                                                     66
                      • apply narrative structures in the design of video                     1
                                                                                                Students planning to transfer to a four-year college should substitute ENG 102.
                        games and levels;                                                     2
                                                                                                Select from the following:
                      • describe and reference industry trends and                                CMN 153 Audio Production for Broadcasting and Entertainment Industries
                        technologies in video gaming;                                             DMA 140 Interactive Web Animation
                      • design meaningful video game experiences and                              DMA 224 3-D Modeling II
                                                                                                  DMA 226 Computer Animation II
                        game mechanics appropriate to context;                                    THR 104 Fundamentals of Acting
                      • create diagrams, storyboards, and prototypes                          3
                                                                                                Select in consultation with an academic advisor. Students planning a four-year
                        to specify game design concepts;                                        degree are advised to take MAT 108 or 120.
                      • develop games with level editing and scripting                        4
                                                                                                Select course from the following general education categories: Social Science,
                        tools within industry standard game engines;                            Humanities, Historical Perspective, Diversity and Global Perspective.
                      • understand basic programming concepts and                             † HPE 111 is an acceptable alternative.
                        apply scripting languages to create interaction in                   * State approval pending
                        game environments;
                      • create 2D and 3D game art assets from game
                        concepts, utilizing professional 2D digital
                        imaging and 3D modeling and animation software;
                      • work effectively on interdisciplinary teams
                        producing functioning games and levels.
               2       The Game Design program may be pursued full-
               0   time or part-time. Some courses may be offered only
               0   during the evening.
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               0
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                                                                                                                                                                    2009
Health Science                                                                                                                                    Program A6350
                                                                                                                                                     CIP 511004
                                                                                                                                                                   UPDATE

Associate in Applied Science Degree
   The Health Science program provides an oppor-                              The Health Science program serves to develop the




                                                                                                                                                                       Health Science
tunity for eligible health care professionals to earn                      skills necessary for students to meet certification require-
the Associate in Applied Science degree and prepare                        ments within the area of their employment or license.
for transfer to a four-year institution which offers a                     This program does not confer eligibility for advanced
baccalaureate program in the health sciences. This                         certification or licensure in any health-related discipline.
program is specifically designed for individuals                           However, it is possible for graduates to qualify for admis-
who possess a license or certificate in an allied                          sion to baccalaureate programs in health science. Stu-
health field.                                                              dents who plan to continue in a baccalaureate program
   Upon presentation of the appropriate evidence,                          should select courses in consultation with an advisor to
students may receive up to 18 credits toward the de-                       ensure maximum transferability.
gree for previously completed professional training.
The balance of the curriculum combines general edu-
cation with a core of required science courses and a                                                       Curriculum
selection of technical electives.                                          Code      Course (lecture/lab hours)                                       Credits
   This program should be attractive to any health                         General Education Core                                                      17-18
care professional who has not previously earned a
                                                                           ENG 101 English Composition I (3/0)                                              3
college degree, including:
                                                                           ENG 112 English Composition II with Speech (3/0)                                 3
  • pharmacy technicians
                                                                           PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology (3/0)                                         3
  • graduates of hospital-based diploma programs
                                                                           HPE 110 Concepts of Health and Fitness (1/2)
     in nursing, radiography, and respiratory therapy
                                                                                     OR                                                                     2-3
  • cardiopulmonary technicians
                                                                           HPE 111 Living with Health (3/0)
  • licensed practical nurses (LPNs)
                                                                           — — General Education electives1                                                    6
  • paramedics and other emergency services personnel
  • military medics and other military health care
                                                                           Science and Mathematics Core                                                   15-16
     classifications
                                                                           MAT — Mathematics elective2                                                      3-4
  • dental assistants
                                                                           — — Science Core3                                                                 12
  • medical technicians
  • certified nursing assistants                                           Professional Core                                                  maximum 18
   The Health Science program provides an avenue                           Upon completion of the core science and mathematics component (15-
for health care professionals who do not possess a                         16 credits) of the program with a GPA of 2.0 or higher, enrolled students
college degree to:                                                         may receive up to 18 credits for previously completed training or study in a
                                                                           health care field that has been validated by an external agency and involves
  • expand their academic proficiencies and general                        licensure examination or certification. The number of credits will be based
     education knowledge;                                                  upon an evaluation conducted by the faculty.
  • acquire a foundation in the natural sciences
     that informs their professional practice;                             Technical and Professional Electives                               minimum 11
  • strengthen or update their competencies in orga-                       Approved electives include the following:
                                                                           BIO 101, 102, 201, 208; BUS 105, 209; CHE 101, 102, 107, 201; CIS 173, 175;
     nizational management, computer applications,
                                                                           CMN 111, 112; HPE 101, 113, 151, 241, 290; MAT 135, 140, 146, 200; MLT 111;
     pharmacology, nutrition, medical terminology,                         NUR 151; PHY 101, 102, 111; PTA 105; SPA 101, 102.
     and other areas relevant to their profession.                                                                                                    _____
  Successful graduates of the program will be able to:                                                                                                61-63
  • develop the knowledge, skills, and professional                        1
                                                                             Select courses from the following general education categories: Social Science,
     requirements of an allied health professional;                          Humanities, Historical Perspective, Diversity and Global Perspective.
  • demonstrate the ability to apply the scientific                        2
                                                                             Select from MAT 135, 140, 146, or 200.
     method to gather and use information;                                 3
                                                                             Science Core:
  • integrate critical thinking and problem solving                           one-year sequence of General Biology (BIO 101-102)
     appropriate for their allied health discipline;                          OR Anatomy and Physiology (BIO 103-104)
  • exhibit proficiency in the scientific area of their                       OR General Chemistry (CHE 101-102)
                                                                              AND one of the following courses:
     licensure/certification.                                                 Microbiology (BIO 201), Genetics (BIO 208), Organic Chemistry I (CHE 201).           2
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                                                                                                                                                                   2
                                                                                                                                                                   0
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 2009
UPDATE
                         Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning                                                                                                    Program A5800
                                                                                                                                                                           CIP 150501
                         Associate in Applied Science Degree
                            The Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning
Heating, Refrigeration
 and Air Conditioning



                         program prepares a student for such positions as
                                                                                                                             A.A.S. Curriculum
                         service representative, service supervisor, estimator,                     Code    Course (lecture/lab hours)              Credits
                         system designer, and laboratory technician. Gradu-                         HRA 101 Principles of Refrigeration/
                         ates assume supervisory, management and technical                                  Air Conditioning I (1/2)                      2
                         responsibility.                                                            EET 130 Fundamentals of Electronics (2/2)             3
                            The HRA courses are part of a joint program be-                         ENG 101 English Composition I (3/0)                   3
                         tween Mercer County Community College and the                              MAT 110 Elementary Technical Mathematics (3/0)1       3
                         Mercer County Technical Schools.                                           ENT 116 Engineering Graphics (1/2)                    2
                            The successful graduate is awarded an Associate                         HPE 110 Concepts of Health and Fitness (1/2)†         2
                         in Applied Science degree and will be able to:
                           • perform all of the service functions of a graduate                     HRA 102 Principles of Refrigeration/
                             of the certificate program;                                                    Air Conditioning II (1/2)                                              2
                           • communicate effectively by oral, written, or                           ENG 112 English Composition II with Speech (3/0)                               3
                             graphic means;                                                         — — General Education elective3                                                3
                           • produce basic mechanical drawings and sketches                         — — General Education elective4                                                3
                             needed to communicate concepts and designs;                            — — Electives                                                                5-6
                           • understand the laws of physics as they apply to
                             the subject field;                                                     HRA 103 Refrigeration/Air Conditioning
                           • perform computations necessary to solve basic                                  Electrical Controls (2/4)                                               4
                             load sizing problems;                                                  HRA 104 Domestic Refrigeration/
                           • apply the fundamental laws of thermodynamics                                   Air Conditioning Systems (2/4)                                         4
                             and the basic principles of heat flow as they                          PHY 111 Physical Science Concepts (2/2)                                        3
                             apply to HRAC;                                                         — — Technical electives2                                                     5-6
                           • determine proper air distribution in HRAC systems.
                                                                                                    HRA 201 Concepts of Heating and Cooling
                            The program may be pursued part-time or full-
                                                                                                            Systems (3/3)                                                        4
                         time, but most required courses are available only in
                                                                                                    HRA 202 Light Commercial Systems I (1/2)                                     2
                         the evening.
                                                                                                    HRA 203 Light Commercial Systems II (1/2)                                    2
                            Admission to the program requires a high school
                                                                                                    HRA 205 Heavy Commercial Systems (1/4)                                       4
                         diploma or its equivalent with one year of algebra or
                                                                                                    — — General Education elective4                                              3
                         applied mathematics.                                                                                                                                _____
                                                                                                                                                                             62-64

                                                                                                    NOTE: Electives should be selected in consultation with an academic advisor in order
                                                                                                    to assure maximum transfer of credits.
                                                                                                    1
                                                                                                      Or approved higher-level mathematics course.
                                                                                                    2
                                                                                                      Select technical electives in consultation with an academic advisor.
                                                                                                      Recommended electives: DRA 190, 216; HRA 227; IST 101.
                                                                                                    3
                                                                                                      Select course from either Social Science or Humanities general education categories.
                                                                                                    4
                                                                                                      Select course from the following general education categories: Social Science,
                                                                                                      Humanities, Historical Perspective, Diversity and Global Perspective.
                                                                                                    †HPE 111 is an acceptable alternative.




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Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning                                                                                                         Program 68200
                                                                                                                                                       CIP 150501
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Certificate of Proficiency
   Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning is a




                                                                                                                                                                     and Air Conditioning
                                                                                                                                                                     Heating, Refrigeration
joint program between Mercer County Community
                                                                                                   Certificate Curriculum
College and the Mercer County Technical Schools.                            Code    Course (lecture/lab hours)                                        Credits
It is designed to prepare students for employment                           HRA 101 Principles of Refrigeration/
in commercial establishments and industry, in such                                  Air Conditioning I (1/2)                                                     2
positions as refrigeration mechanic, commercial air                         EET 130 Fundamentals of Electronics (2/2)                                            3
conditioning mechanic, furnace installer and repair-                        — — General Education elective1                                                      3
er, oil burner installation and service technician, gas
heating system servicer, and mobile air conditioning                        HRA 102 Principles of Refrigeration/
system mechanic.                                                                    Air Conditioning II (1/2)                                                    2
   Admission to the certificate program requires a                          ENT 116 Engineering Graphics (1/2)                                                   2
high school diploma or its equivalent with one year
of algebra or applied mathematics. Students must                            HRA 103 Refrigeration/Air Conditioning
demonstrate mathematics proficiency at the MAT                                      Electrical Controls (2/4)                                                    4
037 level to qualify for the certificate.                                   HRA 104 Domestic Refrigeration/
   The program is part-time only and most courses                                   Air Conditioning Systems (2/4)                                               4
are offered only during the evening.
                                                                            HRA 201 Concepts of Heating and Cooling
   The successful graduate is awarded a Certificate of
                                                                                    Systems (3/3)                                                            4
Proficiency and will be able to:
                                                                            HRA 202 Light Commercial Systems I (1/2)                                         2
   • explain the basic theories and fundamental
                                                                            HRA 203 Light Commercial Systems II (1/2)                                        2
     principles of heat transfer;
                                                                            HRA 205 Heavy Commercial Systems (1/4)                                           4
   • service, troubleshoot, and repair domestic and
                                                                            ENG 101 English Composition I (3/0)                                              3
     commercial refrigeration and air conditioning                                                                                                        _____
     systems and components;                                                                                                                                 35
   • use electrical and mechanical test equipment
     and metering devices;                                                  NOTE: Students must demonstrate proficiency in basic algebra (MAT 034) to be
                                                                            eligible for the certificate. Students must earn a minimum grade of C in HRA 103, 104,
   • utilize a working knowledge of control circuitry,                      201, 202, 203, and 205 to graduate.
     instrumentation and ladder diagram/schematic                           1
                                                                                Select course from the following general education categories: Social Science,
     interpretation;                                                            Humanities, Historical Perspective, Diversity and Global Perspective.
   • determine heating and air conditioning size
     requirements for a building of specific volume,
     orientation on lot, and geographic location.




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                               Ornamental Horticulture                                                                                                                Programs A6500
                                                                                                                                                                                  A6510
                                                                                                                                                                                  A6520
                               Associate in Applied Science Degree                                                                                                    Certificate 68700
                                                                                                                                                                            CIP 010603
                               Certificate of Proficiency
 Ornamental Horticulture



                                  Horticulture is a profession that combines the cre-                        At Mercer, many students work in the industry while
                               ativity of design with the knowledge of science and the                    pursuing their degree as evening students. In addition to
                               practical experience of making projects successful. The                    gaining broad knowledge through the Ornamental Horti-
                               Ornamental Horticulture A.A.S. degree program trains                       culture A.A.S. degree core curriculum, students select from
                               students in the areas of landscape design, floral de-                      among three study concentrations:
                               sign, landscape maintenance, nursery and greenhouse                           The Ornamental Horticulture concentration (A6500)
                               production, and turf maintenance.                                          focuses on the production and use of plant material for aes-
                                  Hands-on classes conducted in a complex of two                          thetic purposes. This concentration offers a wide variety of
                               greenhouses, surrounding gardens, and an extensive                         elective courses to choose from, so students can pursue the
                               campus grounds are designed to prepare graduates to                        area of horticulture that most interests them.
                               excel in a rapidly expanding horticulture industry. Ex-                       Through the Landscape Design concentration (A6510),
                               cellent positions are available for trained profession-                    students learn how to measure a site, draw a base map,
                               als with strong backgrounds in the specialties covered                     draw a design to scale, develop a plant list, color render the
                               at Mercer.                                                                 design, and work within a budget. Students also gain expe-
                                  Successful graduates will be able to:                                   rience interviewing and presenting to clients.
                                  • identify, propagate, and care for at least 300                           The Floral Design concentration (A6520) teaches how
                                    different woody and herbaceous plant specimens;                       to identify and order flowers used for designs, process flow-
                                  • implement a soils management plan using                               ers, price arrangements, make corsages and boutonnières,
                                    modern irrigation and nutrient control techniques;                    design various arrangements, work with a variety of mate-
                                  • properly apply common pesticides and fertilizers                      rials, and gain experience doing more advanced work like
                                    to achieve optimum growing conditions                                 wedding and funeral arrangements.
                                    for plants and crops;                                                    Another practical option for some students is the Certifi-
                                  • produce and manage common greenhouse crops;                           cate of Proficiency in Ornamental Horticulture, which em-
                                  • practice integrated pest management.                                  phasizes concentration in horticulture electives and prepa-
                                  Some graduates enter the profession immediately                         ration for direct entry into a career in horticulture. Credits
                               upon graduation, securing employment in nurseries,                         earned can be applied toward the Ornamental Horticulture
                               greenhouses, garden centers, landscape firms, golf                         A.A.S. degree.
                               courses, flower shops, and a variety of other busi-
                               nesses. Others elect to transfer to four-year institutions                 See also:
                               such as Delaware Valley College, Temple University,                           Mercer’s Plant Science A.S. degree closely parallels a
                               and Rutgers University.                                                    degree program in biology. With its emphasis on botany
                                                                                                          and plant materials, this program is especially suited for
                                                                                                          students planning to transfer into environmental and natu-
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                                                                                                                                                                            Ornamental Horticulture
                          A.A.S. Curriculum                                                                Concentrations
Code            Course (lecture/lab hours)                        Credits              Ornamental Horticulture Concentration Electives
ENG 101         English Composition I (3/0)                             3      OHT    204 Plant Diseases (2/2)                                                     3
BIO 101         General Biology I (3/3)                                 4      OHT    232 Nursery Management I (2/2)                                               3
OHT 101         Plant Science (2/2)                                     3      OHT    — Technical elective5                                                        3
CHE —           Chemistry elective1                                  3-4       OHT    — Technical elective5                                                        3
MAT —           Mathematics elective2                                   4
                                                                                            Landscape Design Concentration Electives
ENG      102    English Composition II (3/0)                             3     OHT    201    Basic Landscaping and Planning I (2/3)                                3
OHT      102    Ornamental Horticulture (2/2)                            3     OHT    202    Basic Landscaping and Planning II (2/3)                               3
OHT      108    Soil and Plant Nutrition (3/3)                           3     OHT    204    Plant Diseases (2/2)                                                  3
BIO      202    Woody Plants (3/3)                                       4     OHT    —      Technical elective5                                                   3
—        —      General Education elective3                              3
                                                                                                Floral Design Concentration Electives
OHT 291 Ornamental Horticulture Cooperative Education I 3                      OHT    207     Floral Design I (2/2)                                                3
OHT      121    Herbaceous Plants (2/2)                                  3     OHT    208     Floral Design II (1/3)                                               2
OHT      219    Plant Propagation (2/2)                                  3     OHT    226     Interior Landscape Design (2/2)                                      3
OHT      —      Concentration elective                                   3     OHT    —       Technical elective5                                                  3
OHT      —      Concentration elective                                   3     1
                                                                                 Approved Chemistry electives: CHE 100, 101, 105.
—        —      General Education elective4                              3     2
                                                                                 College-level math course required. Select in consultation with an academic advisor.
OHT      241    Equipment and Integrated Pest Management (2/2)           3     3
                                                                                 Select course from either Social Science or Humanities general education categories.
HPE      110    Concepts of Health and Fitness (1/2)†                    2     4
                                                                                 Select course from the following general education categories: Social Science,
OHT      —      Concentration elective                                   3       Humanities, Historical Perspective, Diversity and Global Perspective. Spanish is
                                                                                 strongly recommended.
OHT      —      Concentration elective                                   3
—        —      General Education elective4                              3
                                                                               5
                                                                                 Approved technical electives: OHT 201, 202, 204, 207, 208, 223, 226, 231, 232,
                                                                                 292; BIO 203, 204.
                                                                   65-66       † HPE 111 is an acceptable alternative.



                     Certificate Curriculum
Code            Course (lecture/lab hours)                Credits
ENG 101         English Composition I (3/0)                     3
OHT 101         Plant Science (2/2)                             3
OHT 102         Ornamental Horticulture (2/2)                   3
OHT 291         Ornamental Horticulture Cooperative Education I 3
— —             Science elective1                             3-4
— —             Technical electives2                       17-18
                                                                     32-34
1
    Select from BIO 101, 114, 203, 204; CHE 101, 105.
2
    Select from all OHT courses; BIO 202; CHE 100.




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                          Hotel, Restaurant and                                                                                                                           Program A5600


                          Institution Management
                                                                                                                                                                             CIP 520904



                          Associate in Applied Science Degree
  Hotel, Restaurant and
Institution Management



                             The Hotel, Restaurant and Institution Management
                          program prepares students for employment in various
                          entry-level management careers in the food service                                                          Curriculum
                          and lodging industries. Areas of employment include                         Code    Course (lecture/lab hours)                                       Credits
                          assistant manager in hotel/motel operations; club, res-                     ENG 101 English Composition I (3/0)                                            3
                          taurant or banquet manager of commercial eating es-                         HOS 100 Hospitality Success Skills (1/0)                                       1
                          tablishments; and assistant food service management                         HOS 101 Food Preparation I (1/4)                                               3
                          positions in hospitals, schools and other institutions.                     HOS 111 Culinary Math (1/0)                                                    1
                             Upon completion of the program, the successful                           HOS 118 Sanitation and Safety in
                          graduate will be awarded an Associate in Applied                                    Food Service Operations (2/0)                                              2
                          Science degree and will be able to:                                         HPE 101 Basic Concepts of Nutrition (3/0)                                          3
                            • demonstrate principles of effective human                               MAT 108 Topics in Mathematics (3/0)1                                               3
                               resource management in the supervision of
                               employees;                                                             ENG 112 English Composition II with Speech (3/0)
                            • plan and develop appropriate menus which                                        OR                                                                         3
                               meet the criteria of hotels, restaurants                               ENG 102 English Compostion II (3/0)
                               and/or institutions;                                                   HOS 102 Food Preparation II (1/4)                                                  3
                            • apply cost control techniques in various operations;                    HOS 104 Hotel Management and
                            • apply ability to communicate effectively through                                Lodging Operations (3/0)                                                   3
                               oral, written or graphic means;                                        HOS 120 Introduction to the Hospitality Industry (3/0)                             3
                            • demonstrate knowledge of various laws and                               HOS 208 Hospitality Law (3/0)                                                      3
                               regulations affecting food service operations;                         — — General Education elective2                                                    3
                            • plan and direct food production and service in a
                               variety of settings;                                                   ACC 108       Hospitality Accounting (3/0)3                                        3
                            • supervise employees in the front desk operation                         BUS 240       Human Resource Management (3/0)                                      3
                               of a hotel;                                                            CMN 111       Speech: Human Communication (3/0)                                    3
                            • analyze computer data for hotel registration,                           HOS 203       Hospitality Purchasing (3/0)                                         3
                               accounts receivable, billing, etc.                                     IST 101       Computer Concepts with Applications (2/2)                            3
                             The program includes an internship in a hotel,
                          restaurant or institutional food service facility. Place-                   ACC 109 Food, Beverage and Labor Cost Control (3/0)3 3
                          ment assistance is offered by program faculty and                           HOS 115 Food and Culture (2/2)                         3
                          available through cooperative agreements with ho-                           HOS 204 Hospitality Marketing (3/0)                    3
                          tels, food service facilities, and restaurants in the                       HOS 290 Internship in Hotel, Restaurant, and
                          Mercer County area.                                                                 Institution Management (1/0 + internship)      2
                             Students may study full-time or part-time. Most                          HPE 110 Concepts of Health and Fitness (1/2)†          2
                          courses are offered both day and evening; specialized                       — — General Education elective4                        3
                                                                                                                                                          _____
                          courses may be available weekends and evenings.                                                                                                            65
                             Most of the credits earned in acquiring the A.A.S.
                          degree in Hotel, Restaurant and Institution Man-                            NOTE: Electives should be selected in consultation with an academic advisor
                          agement can be applied to the B.S. degree offered                           in order to assure maximum transfer of credits.
                          through articulation agreements with Fairleigh Dick-
                                                                                                      1
                                                                                                        Or higher-level mathematics course.
                          inson University and the University of Delaware.
                                                                                                      2
                                                                                                        Select course from either Social Science or Humanities
                                                                                                        general education categories.
                             Admission to the program requires a high school                          3
                                                                                                        ACC 111 and 112 are acceptable alternatives.
                          diploma or its equivalent.                                                  4
                                                                                                        Select course from the following general education categories: Social Science,
                                                                                                        Humanities, Historical Perspective, Diversity and Global Perspective.
                     2
                                                                                                      †HPE 111 is an acceptable alternative.
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Illustration                                                                                                                                   Program A4160
                                                                                                                                                  CIP 500402
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Associate in Applied Science Degree in Visual Arts
    The Illustration option prepares students for




                                                                                                                                                                      Illustration
entry-level positions as illustrators or graphic
                                                                                                          Curriculum
communicators in advertising agencies, design                              Code          Course (lecture/lab hours)                Credits
firms, publishing houses, production studios, or                           ENG 101       English Composition I (3/0)                     3
corporate environments. It also parallels the first                        ADV 101       Advertising Design I (1/4)                      3
two years of study in illustration at many under-                          ADV 110       Typography I: Basics of Graphic Design (1/4)    3
graduate universities and art colleges.                                    ART 102       Basic Drawing (1/4)                             3
    As visual communicators, illustrators must learn                       ART 105       Two-Dimensional Design (1/4)                    3
the same basic design principles as graphic design-                        DMA 105       Introduction to Computer Art (1/4)              3
ers and fine artists. The design sequence of courses
emphasizes the development of fine art skills as well                      ADV    201    Advertising Design II (1/4)                                      3
as creative thinking for visual solutions. Skills and                      ART    104    Life Drawing (1/4)                                               3
techniques in both traditional and computer-gen-                           ART    130    Painting I (1/4)                                                 3
erated forms are introduced and emphasized. Most                           ART    123    History of Modern Art (3/0)                                      3
coursework takes place in a studio using current                           HPE    110    Concepts of Health and Fitness (1/2)†                            2
professional-quality equipment, artistic techniques,
and technology.                                                            ADV 220 Illustration I (1/4)                                                   3
    An advisory commission composed of active de-                          ADV 202 Advertising Design III: Portfolio (1/4)                                3
sign professionals works with the faculty to ensure                        ART 106 Three-Dimensional Design (1/4)                                         3
that the program stays abreast of the changing tech-                       DMA 110 Digital Imaging (1/4)
nological advances in the illustration field.                                      OR                                                                     3
    Successful graduates will be able to:                                  ART 150 Printmaking I (1/4)
   • apply computer applications to design principles;                     — — Art History elective (3/0)1                                                3
   • illustrate and practice professional design                           — — Science OR Technology elective                                             3
     principles;
                                                                           ENG 112 English Composition II with Speech (3/0)2                              3
   • recognize elements of proper design in
                                                                           ADV 222 Illustration II (1/4)                                                  3
     professional-quality work;
                                                                           ART 230 Painting II (1/4)
   • design professional-quality concepts, both
                                                                                   OR                                                                     3
     traditional and digital;
                                                                           ART 141 Sculpture I (1/4)
   • demonstrate competence in the design and
                                                                           MAT — Mathematics elective3                                                  3
     production of illustrations;
                                                                           — — Social Science general education elective4                               3
   • develop and present ideas in both written and                                                                                                   _____
     oral formats;                                                                                                                                     65
   • create a professional portfolio to serve in the
     pursuit of further education or employment.                           NOTE: Electives should be selected in consultation with an academic advisor in order
                                                                           to assure maximum transfer of credits.
    The program may be pursued full-time or part-time.                     1
                                                                             Select from ART 121, 122, 124, 125; PHO 110.
Some courses may only be offered during the day.                           2
                                                                             Students planning to transfer to a four-year college should take ENG 102 and CMN
Students are advised not to take visual art courses                          111 or 112 instead of ENG 112.
out of sequence.                                                           3
                                                                             Select in consultation with an academic advisor. Students planning a four-year
                                                                             degree are advised to take MAT 108 or 120.
                                                                           4
                                                                             PSY 101 is highly recommended.
                                                                           † HPE 111 is an acceptable alternative.
                                                                           NOTE: Students must earn a minimum grade of C in ART 105; DMA 105; ADV 101,
                                                                           201, 202, 220, and 222 to graduate.




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                           Information Systems                                                                                                                                Programs 22300
                                                                                                                                                                                       22310
                                                                                                                                                                                       22330
                           Associate in Science Degree                                                                                                                            CIP 110201

                               The Information Systems A.S. degree program,
 Information Systems



                           based on Association for Computing Machinery
                                                                                                                            A.S. Core Curriculum
                           guidelines, prepares students for transfer to business-                   Code    Course (lecture/lab hours)                Credits
                           oriented or technically-oriented degree programs at                       ENG 101 English Composition I (3/0)                     3
                           four-year colleges and universities at the junior level.                  IST 103 Computer Concepts with Programming
                           It provides a mix of information technology and busi-                             and Productivity Software (2/4)1              3-4
                           ness courses that represent the first two years of the                    NET 102 Introduction to PC Hardware and Software (2/3) 3
                           typical bachelor’s degree program.                                        HPE 110 Concepts of Health and Fitness (1/2)†           2
                               Some of the available careers for graduates of associ-                — — Concentration elective2                             3
                           ated four-year degree programs include database admin-
                                                                                                     CMN     111     Speech: Human Communication (3/0)3                                    3
                           istrator, records manager, information specialist, business
                                                                                                     ENG     102     English Composition II (3/0)                                          3
                           applications programmer, information systems analyst,
                                                                                                     MAT     135     Intermediate Algebra with Applications (4/0)4                         4
                           business process specialist, and systems sales associate.
                                                                                                     NET     104     Fundamentals of Computer Networks (2/2)                               3
                               Successful graduates will be able to:
                                                                                                     IST     —       Programming elective (2/2)5                                           3
                              • transfer to a bachelor’s degree program at the
                                                                                                     —       —       Concentration elective2                                               3
                                junior level;
                              • explain, interpret, and develop computing                            BUS     205     Business Statistics (3/0)6                                           3
                                practices and procedures that are used in                            IST     253     Database Concepts (2/2)                                              3
                                an information systems department;                                   IST     —       Programming elective (2/2)5                                          3
                              • create and use printed and online documentation;                     —       —       Laboratory Science elective                                        3-4
                              • understand basic business organization,                              —       —       General Education elective7                                          3
                                functions, and processes;
                              • describe, understand, and apply network                              —       —       Cooperative Education or Technical elective2,8 2-3
                                topologies, protocols, and standards;                                —       —       General Education elective7                    3-4
                              • determine the feasibility of a proposed computer                     —       —       General Education elective7                      3
                                system, estimate its cost, plan its implementa-                      —       —       General Education elective7                      3
                                                                                                     —       —       Concentration elective2                          3
                                tion, and manage the project;                                                                                                   _____
                              • design, program, implement, test, and document                                                                                                      62-66
                                a relatively complex computer application or                         1
                                                                                                       Students may substitute IST 102 if they pass a screening test in Microsoft Office, or
                                website using a modern programming language;                           IST 101 if they enroll in IST 109.
                              • employ problem-solving skills to troubleshoot                        2
                                                                                                       Select Concentration and Technical electives with an IT faculty advisor based on
                                and correct problems;                                                  academic plans.
                                                                                                     3
                                                                                                       Students may substitute CMN 112.
                              • work effectively as individuals and in work-                         4
                                                                                                       Students may substitute a higher-level mathematics course.
                                groups to install and implement complex                              5
                                                                                                       Select an introductory and an intermediate programming language in one language,
                                integrated information systems;                                        such as Visual Basic (IST 123/223), Java (IST 137/238), C# (IST 129/229), or website
                              • communicate effectively in writing and in oral                         programming (IST 145/245).
                                presentations in a technical or business                             6
                                                                                                       Students may substitute MAT 149, 151, 200, or 201.
                                environment.                                                         7
                                                                                                       Students should select the four General Education electives with an IT faculty advisor,
                               Admission to this degree program requires a high                        after determining transfer objectives:
                                                                                                       - one must be from the Humanities category of General Education courses
                           school diploma or its equivalent, at least two years                        - one must be from the Social Science category
                           of high school mathematics (including analytic geom-                        - one must be from either Humanities, Social Science, or Historical Perspective categories
                           etry and trigonometry), and basic computer literacy.                        - one may be from any category of General Education courses
                           Applicants must demonstrate competency in English,
                                                                                                     8
                                                                                                       Select from among IST 251, 259, 297, or 298; or any 200-level ACC, BUS, IST, MKT, or
                                                                                                       NET course with the approval of an IT faculty advisor.
                           reading, and mathematics as determined by place-                          †HPE 111 is an acceptable alternative.
                           ment testing. Individuals who do not meet these ad-
                           mission requirements should plan their curriculum                                 Management Information Systems concentration
                           with an IT faculty advisor.                                               BUS 210 Principles of Management (3/0)                                                3
                       2       Students are encouraged to plan their transfer op-                    BUS 230 Global Environment of Business (3/0)                                          3
                       0   tion early in their studies. Topics covered in IST 102                    MKT 101 Principles of Marketing (3/0)                                                 3
                       0   and 103 during the freshman year introduce students
                       9
                           to careers and educational requirements in the field                                 Computer Information Systems concentration
                       -
                       2   of Information Technology. Such discussions help                          IST     143 HTML and Website Hosting (3/2)                                            4
                       0   students in considering transfer plans.                                   IST     145 Scripting for the World Wide Web (2/2)                                    3
                       1                                                                             IST     251 Management of Computer Technology (2/2)                                   3
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Information Technology                                                                                                      Programs 67529 CIP 521299
                                                                                                                                     67541
                                                                                                                                     67523
                                                                                                                                               521201
                                                                                                                                               521201
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Certificates of Proficiency
   Certificates of Proficiency in Information Technology                                 Database Administration (67541) teaches the skills




                                                                                                                                                                Information Technology
are intended to provide the technical material typically                              to manage and maintain database management systems
covered in an A.A.S. degree or to provide working stu-                                (DBMS) software. Mainstream DBMS software such as
dents with opportunities to learn new skills.                                         Oracle and Microsoft SQL Server are covered. Students
                                                                                      who demonstrate solid academic performance will be en-
                                                                                      couraged to complete the MCDBA core examination.
   The Network Engineering Technology Certificate
of Proficiency (67529) prepares students for careers as                               Code        Course (lecture/lab hours)              Credits
network technicians, network managers, and network se-                                ENG 101     English Composition I (3/0)                  3
curity specialists. Students who excel in their studies will                          IST 123     Programming in Visual Basic.NET (2/2)        3
be encouraged to seek formal certifications such as A+,                               IST 134     Introduction to Oracle Database (2/2)        3
NET+, Server+, Security+, and Linux+; as well as Micro-                               IST 223     Advanced Programming in
soft’s Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS), Certified                                          Visual Basic.NET (2/2)                       3
IT Professional (MCITP), Certified Systems Administra-                                IST   252   Database Security (2/2)                      3
tor (MCSA), Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), Cisco                                  IST   253   Database Concepts (2/2)                      3
Certified Network Administrator (CCNA), and the Certi-                                IST   254   Database Administration (2/2)                3
fied Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).                               IST   260   SQL Server Database Design (3/2)             4
                                                                                      IST   261   SQL Server System Administration (3/2)       4
Code          Course (lecture/lab hours)                  Credits                     NET   104   Fundamentals of Computer Networks (2/2)      3
ENG 101       English Composition I (3/0)                      3                      MAT   —     Mathematics elective                       3-4
NET 102       Introduction to PC Hardware and Software (2/3) 3                                                                            _____
NET 103       IT Essentials (2/3)                              3                                                                                  35-36
NET 104       Fundamentals of Computer Networks (2/2)          3
NET 120       Windows Desktop OS Administration (2/2)          3
                                                                                         The Project Management Certificate of Proficiency
NET 122       Windows Server OS Administration (2/2)           3
                                                                                      (67523) furnishes students with the knowledge to simul-
NET 124       Network Infrastructure Administration (2/2)      3
                                                                                      taneously manage the four basic interrelated elements of
NET 126       Network Directory Services Administration (2/2) 3
                                                                                      a project: resources, time, money, and most importantly
NET 130       Interconnecting Network Devices (2/2)*1          3
                                                                                      scope. Some courses are Project Management Institute
NET 212       Linux (2/2)*2                                    3
                                                                                      (PMI) certified and are mapped to the PMI Project Man-
NET 240       Network Security (2/2)*3                         3
                                                                                      agement Body of Knowledge (PMBOK). The courses
— —           General Education elective                       3
                                                           _____                      provide Professional Development Units (PDUs) for tak-
                                                                                 36   ing and maintaining Project Management Professional
* Upon successful completion of these courses, students may wish to continue their
                                                                                      (PMP) certification. Courses are offered both in the
  studies in one or more of the following additional courses:                         classroom and online, and employ practical hands-on
       1
         NET 230 Advanced Switched Networks                                           cases to develop student experience.
         NET 239 WAN Data Communications
       2
         NET 214 Mastering Linux                                                      Code        Course (lecture/lab hours)                Credits
       3
         NET 244 Network Defense and Countermeasures
                                                                                      BUS 118     Introduction to Total Quality Management (3/0) 3
                                                                                      BUS 225     Employee Motivation and Leadership (3/0)        3
                                                                                      CIS 280     PC Applications: Project Management (2/2)       3
                                                                                      ENG 101     English Composition I (3/0)                     3
                                                                                      IST 109     Introduction to Computer Programming (2/2) 3
                                                                                      IST 123     Programming in Visual Basic.NET (2/2)           3
                                                                                      IST 209     Project Management Concepts (2/2)               3
                                                                                      IST 256     System Analysis (2/2)                           3
                                                                                      IST 257     Project Risk Management (2/2)                   3
                                                                                      IST 259     Advanced Project Management (3/2)               4
                                                                                      MAT —       Mathematics elective                          3-4
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                              Information Technology
                              Associate in Applied Science Degree
                                  The Information Technology A.A.S. degree program,                         Successful graduates in the Network Engineering
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                              based on guidelines developed by the Association for                       Technology concentration (A4710) will be able to:
                              Computing Machinery, prepares students for entry-                            • prepare for important industry certifications,
                              level jobs and careers in positions that support comput-                       including A+, NET+, Server+, Security+, Linux+,
                              ing in a networked environment.                                                Microsoft’s MCTS, MCITP, MCSA, and MCSE,
                                  The degree and the four concentrations prepare stu-                        Cisco’s CCNA, and the CISSP.
                              dents for a wide variety of positions such as network                        • install, configure, manage, upgrade, and secure PCs
                              cabling specialist, network technician, network admin-                         and local area network hardware and software;
                              istrator, help desk specialist, PC technician, microcom-                     • understand network management and connectivity
                              puter technician, technical support specialist, and cus-                       as well as internetworking protocols and standards;
                              tomer service representative.                                                  implement and troubleshoot complex networks;
                                  Successful graduates will be able to:                                    • install, deploy, and administer Windows and Linux
                                 • explain computing practices and procedures                                desktop and server operating systems, and Cisco
                                   commonly found in an organization;                                        routing and switching equipment;
                                 • use printed and online documentation;                                   • implement TCP/IP for cross-platform and Internet
                                 • understand, install, and configure computer                               connectivity, and identify security risks and control
                                   and Internet hardware and software;                                       resource access using various security techniques.
                                 • describe and understand network topologies,
                                   protocols, and standards;                                                 Successful graduates in the Programming concentra-
                                 • describe the organization of the Internet;                            tion (A4730) will be able to:
                                 • sit for the A+ and Network+ certification                                • apply procedural and object-oriented technologies
                                   examinations;                                                              to implement interactive applications;
                                 • describe and use the basic tools for computer                            • program in at least two languages that are
                                   and network security;                                                      frequently used in business, such as Visual Basic
                                 • employ problem-solving skills to troubleshoot                              and Java;
                                   and correct problems;                                                    • design and implement databases and write
                                 • work effectively as individuals and in teams to                            programs that open, read, update, delete, and close
                                   install and implement complex integrated IT                                such databases.
                                   systems;                                                                 Successful graduates in the Help Desk Technology
                                 • demonstrate effective written and oral commu-                         concentration (A4720) will be able to:
                                   nication skills.                                                        • troubleshoot and maintain hardware and software;
                                  Admission to this degree program requires a high                         • train others in and explain the use of professional
                              school diploma or its equivalent, at least one year of                         and business productivity software;
                              high school algebra, and basic computer literacy. Ap-                        • clearly and concisely explain the use of software in
                              plicants must demonstrate competency in English,                               person and via telephone;
                              reading, and mathematics as determined by placement                          • assist in the evaluation and installation of new and
                              testing. Individuals who do not meet these admission                           upgrade applications software;
                              requirements should plan their curriculum with an IT                         • take and pass the MCDST and the MOS examinations.
                              faculty advisor.
                                  The A.A.S. degree program was not developed as a                          Successful graduates in the Website Technology con-
                              transfer curriculum; however, graduates have success-                      centration (A4740) will be able to:
                              fully transferred to and graduated from the New Jer-                         • design and implement a website using traditional
                              sey Institute of Technology (NJIT). Students who are                           coding and automated development tools;
                              interested in such opportunities should discuss their                        • incorporate server and client scripting languages to build
                              interests with an IT faculty advisor as early as possible                      guest registers, shopping carts, and checkout systems;
                              during their program at MCCC.                                                • host a website using both a UNIX and a Microsoft
                                                                                                             Windows environment;
                          2                                                                                • incorporate audio, images, video, and animation
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                                                                         CIP 110201                                                                        A4730     521201
                                                                                                                                                           A4720     521201
                                                                                                                                                           A4740     521201




                                                                                                                                                                                              Information Technology
                     A.A.S. Core Curriculum                                                                               Concentrations
Code           Course (lecture/lab hours)               Credits                                                  Network Engineering Technology
ENG 101        English Composition I (3/0)                    3
IST 102        Computer Concepts with Programming (2/2)1 3                                   Code    Course (lecture/lab hours)                Credits
NET 102        Introduction to PC Hardware and Software (2/3) 3                              NET 120 Windows Desktop Operating System
NET 104        Fundamentals of Computer Networks (2/2)        3                                      Administration (2/2)                            3
— —            Concentration elective2                        3                              NET 130 Interconnecting Network Devices (2/2)           3
                                                                                             NET 212 Linux (2/2)                                     3
ENG    112     English Composition II with Speech (3/0)3                             3       NET 240 Network Security (2/2)                          3
IST    143     HTML and Website Development (2/3)A                                   4       NET 124 Network Infrastructure Administration (2/2)     3
NET    103     IT Essentials (2/3)                                                   3       NET 230 Advanced Switched Networks (2/2)                3
MAT    —       Mathematics elective4                                                 4       In addition to the above requirements, students pursuing the Network Engineering
—      —       Concentration elective2                                               3       Technology concentration should complete the following in their Core Curriculum (at left):
                                                                                             A
                                                                                               Substitute NET 122 (Windows Server Operating System Administration)
BUS 209        Business Letter/Report Writing (3/0)                                  3         in place of IST 143.
— —            General Education elective5                                           3       B
                                                                                               Substitute NET 126 (Network Directory Services Administration) in place of IST 251.
— —            General Education elective5                                           3       C
                                                                                               Substitute NET 214 (Mastering Linux) or NET 244 (Network Defense and
— —            Concentration elective2                                               3         Countermeasures) in place of the Technical Elective.
— —            Concentration elective2                                               3       Note: Additional NET courses are offered on a limited basis, and may substitute for
                                                                                             one or more of the above Concentration electives.
IST    251     Management of Computer Technology (3/0)B         3
HPE    110     Concepts of Health and Fitness (1/2)†            2                                                              Programming
—      —       Cooperative Education or Technical elective2,C 2-3                            Code           Course (lecture/lab hours)                                     Credits
—      —       General Educational elective5                    3                            IST —          Programming elective (2/2)                                           3
—      —       Concentration elective2                          3                            IST —          Programming elective (2/2)                                           3
—      —       Concentration elective2                          3
                                                           _____                             IST —          Programming elective (2/2)                                           3
                                                                              63-64          IST —          Database elective (2/2)                                              3
                                                                                             — —            Technical elective                                                3-4
1
  Students who lack experience with office software may substitute IST 103 or
  IST 101 and 109.                                                                           IST 297        IT Capstone Project (1/3)                                            3
2
  Concentration or Technical electives may be selected based on a specified concen-
  tration (at right) or from any IST, CIS, COS, or NET courses not already included in the
  core curriculum.                                                                                                       Help Desk Technology
3
  Students who are considering transfer to a four-year degree program should consider        Code           Course (lecture/lab hours)                Credits
  substituting ENG 112 (which may not transfer) with ENG 102 and CMN 111 or 112.
                                                                                             CIS 173        PC Applications Database (2/2)                  3
4
  MAT 135 is recommended for students intending to transfer to a baccalaureate degree
  program, and certain IST courses require it as a prerequisite. MAT 140 is acceptable for
                                                                                             CIS 175        PC Applications Spreadsheets (2/2)              3
  students who do not plan to transfer. Other mathematics courses can be considered in       CIS 182        PC Applications Presentations (2/2)             3
  consultation with an academic advisor.                                                     IST 111        Introduction to Help Desk Support (1.5/5)       4
5
  General Education electives should be selected with an IT faculty advisor.                 — —            Technical elective                           3-4
  - One must be from either Social Science, Humanities, or Historical Perspective            IST 290        Help Desk Practicum (1/5)                       3
    categories of General Education courses.
  - The other two may be selected from Social Science, Humanities, Historical
    Perspective, or Diversity and Global Perspective categories.                                                           Website Technology
  - Students considering transfer should complete a Science elective.
†HPE 111 is an acceptable alternative.
                                                                                             Code           Course (lecture/lab hours)                                     Credits
                                                                                             IST 137        Introduction to Java Programming (2/2)                               3
                                                                                             IST 145        Scripting for the World Wide Web (2/2)                               3
                                                                                             IST 238        Intermediate Java Programming (2/2)                                  3
                                                                                             NET 212        Linux (2/2)                                                          3
                                                                                             IST 245        Building e-Commerce Websites (2/2)                                   3
                                                                                                                                                                                          2
                                                                                             IST 297        IT Capstone Project (1/3)                                            3        0
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                                        Insurance and Financial Services                                                                                                                   Program A4580
                                                                                                                                                                                              CIP 520101
                                        Associate in Applied Science Degree in Business Management
                                           The Insurance and Financial Services option of
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                                        the Management program is a joint program between
                                                                                                                                                     Curriculum
                                        the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of                            Code              Course (lecture/lab hours)                Credits
                                        New Jersey (IIABNJ) and Mercer County Commu-                               BUS 101           Introduction to Business (3/0)                  3
                                        nity College. It is designed for students, both full-                      ENG 101           English Composition I (3/0)                     3
                                        time and part-time, who desire to specialize in the                        INS 101           Property and Casualty Prelicensing* (3/0)       3
                                        insurance field, as well as for currently employed in-                     MAT 108           Topics in Mathematics (3/0)                     3
                                        surance professionals seeking to increase knowledge                        OST 111           Basic Keyboarding Applications (2/2)            3
                                        and opportunities.
                                           Successful graduates of the program will be able to:                    BUS       103     Business Mathematics (3/0)                                       3
                                           • use terminology common to the insurance                               ENG       102     English Composition II (3/0)                                     3
                                             environment for effective communication;                              HPE       110     Concepts of Health and Fitness (1/2)†                            2
                                           • demonstrate skills necessary to employ resources                      INS       121     Property and Liability Insurance Principles* (3/0)               3
                                             and tools commonly used in the insurance                              INS       122     Personal Insurance* (3/0)                                        3
                                             profession;                                                           MKT       101     Principles of Marketing (3/0)                                    3
                                           • determine and develop personal qualities needed
                                             to function effectively with individuals and                          ACC       111     Principles of Financial Accounting (4/0)                         4
                                             organizations in business;                                            BUS       209     Business Letter/Report Writing (3/0)                             3
                                           • apply effective principles of supervision in                          BUS       240     Human Resource Management (3/0)                                  3
                                             performing first-level management duties in                           INS       123     Commercial Insurance* (3/0)                                      3
                                             insurance operations;                                                 IST       101     Computer Concepts with Applications (2/2)                        3
                                           • analyze/resolve problems common to entry-level
                                                                                                                   ACC       112     Principles of Managerial Accounting (4/0)                      4
                                             insurance positions.
                                                                                                                   BUS       210     Principles of Management (3/0)                                 3
                                           Students may apply the courses needed for Char-
                                                                                                                   ECO       103     Basic Economics (3/0)                                          3
                                        tered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) / Ac-
                                                                                                                   —         —       General Education elective1                                    3
                                        credited Customer Service Representative (ACSR)
                                                                                                                   —         —       General Education elective1                                    3
                                        designations from IIABNJ and the American Institute                                                                                                      _____
                                        for Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters.                                                                                                               64
                                           Admission to the program requires a high school                         * Courses taught by the American Institute for Chartered Property Casualty
                                        diploma or its equivalent.                                                   Underwriters (AICPCU). Schedule and fees determined by AICPCU.
                                                                                                                   1
                                                                                                                       Select CMN 111 or 112 or course from the following general education categories:
                                                                                                                       Social Science, Humanities, Historical Perspective, Diversity and Global Perspective.
                                                                                                                   †HPE 111 is an acceptable alternative.




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Laboratory Technology                                                                                                                          Program A5900
                                                                                                                                                  CIP 410101
                                                                                                                                                                    UPDATE

Associate in Applied Science Degree
   Laboratory Technology is a career program that




                                                                                                                                                                        Laboratory Technology
prepares students for immediate employment as bio-
                                                                                                          Curriculum
logical or chemical technicians in governmental, in-                       Code          Course (lecture/lab hours)                                Credits
dustrial, or production facilities. Graduates have ob-                     ENG 101       English Composition I (3/0)                                     3
tained positions at Johnson & Johnson, Exxon-Mobil,                        MAT 115       Algebra and Trigonometry I (3/0)1                               3
NJ Department of Health, Firmenich, Bristol-Myers                          CHE 101       General Chemistry I (3/3)                                       4
Squibb, GE Astro Space Division, the NJ State Police                       BIO 101       General Biology I (3/3)                                         4
Laboratory, FMC, Rheox Chemicals, Carter-Wallace,                          HPE 110       Concepts of Health and Fitness (1/2)†                           2
and elsewhere.
   Opportunities are best for those who have mas-                          ENG    112    English Composition II with Speech (3/0)                          3
tered basic principles of chemistry and are proficient                     MAT    116    Algebra and Trigonometry II (3/0)1                                3
in laboratory skills. While employed, technicians of-                      CHE    102    General Chemistry II (3/3)                                        4
ten find opportunities for additional study leading to                     BIO    102    General Biology II (3/3)                                          4
a baccalaureate degree. Many companies will pay for                        COS    —      Computer Science elective2                                        4
this advanced study.
   Laboratory technology students may participate in                       BIO    201    Microbiology (3/3)                                                4
cooperative education through which they can earn                          CHE    201    Organic Chemistry I (3/4)                                         5
salaries as they earn credit and gain relevant experi-                     —      —      Technical electives3                                              4
ence. Co-op students often are offered full-time em-                       —      —      General Education elective4                                       3
ployment by their co-op employers.
                                                                           CHE 210 Instrumental Analysis (3/3)
   Admission to the program requires a high school
                                                                                   OR                                                                   4-5
diploma or its equivalent with at least one year of
                                                                           CHE 202 Organic Chemistry II (3/4)
science (biology, chemistry, or physics) and one year
                                                                           — — Technical elective3                                                      4
of algebra. Those with insufficient background may
                                                                           — — General Education elective5                                              3
take preparatory courses at MCCC.
                                                                           — — General Education elective5                                              3
   The successful graduate of the Laboratory Tech-                                                                                                  _____
nology program is awarded an Associate in Applied                                                                                                   64-65
Science degree and will be able to:
  • maintain experimental records;
                                                                           1
                                                                             MAT 146 may be substituted for MAT 115-116.
  • prepare standardized solutions;
                                                                           2
                                                                             Select from COS 101, 102.
                                                                           3
                                                                             Select from BIO 203, 208; CHE 202, 205, 299; PHY 101, 102.
  • use equipment such as electronic balances, pH                          4
                                                                             Select course from either Social Science or Humanities general education categories.
     meters, microscopes, autoclaves, and                                  5
                                                                             Select course from the following general education categories: Social Science,
     gas chromatographs;                                                     Humanities, Historical Perspective, Diversity and Global Perspective.
  • prepare microbiological media and transfer cultures;                   †HPE 111 is an acceptable alternative.
  • identify fungi and bacteria;
  • conduct instrumental methods of analysis;
  • conduct organic synthesis techniques;
  • use the library and do literature searches;
  • perform statistical calculations;
  • employ good laboratory practices and observe
     safety procedures;
  • use computers in technical applications and for
     data acquisition and treatment in the laboratory.




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                    Liberal Arts                                                                                                                                         Program 13400
                                                                                                                                                                            CIP 240101
                    Associate in Arts Degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences
                        The Liberal Arts program offers students a vari-
 Liberal Arts



                    ety of courses to choose from and, at the same time,                                                         Curriculum
                    prepares students to transfer into the junior year at                      Code           Course (lecture/lab hours)                   Credits
                    four-year colleges and universities in such fields as                      ENG 101        English Composition I (3/0)                        3
                    English, history, humanities, journalism, foreign lan-                     HIS —          Historical Perspective general ed. elective1       3
                    guages, pre-law, literature, psychology, sociology, po-                    MAT —          Mathematics elective2                           3-4
                    litical science, philosophy, and education.                                — —            Foreign Language elective3                         3
                        The program may be pursued part-time or full-                          — —            Social Science general education elective4         3
                    time and may be completed by daytime or evening
                    attendance. Successful graduates will be able to:                          ENG 102 English Composition II (3/0)                                                  3
                       • understand the vocabulary and the major                               CMN 111 Speech: Human Communication (3/0)
                         concepts present in the humanities, the social                                OR                                                                            3
                         sciences, and the natural sciences;                                   CMN 112 Public Speaking (3/0)
                       • articulate complex ideas clearly and effectively,                     HPE 110 Concepts of Health and Fitness (1/2)†                                        2
                         both verbally and in writing;                                         MAT — Mathematics elective2                                                        3-4
                       • perform a series of thinking tasks including
                                                                                               — — Foreign Language elective3                                                       3
                         speculation, analysis, and synthesis
                         (i.e., abstract reasoning);                                           — — Social Science general education elective4                                       3
                       • utilize research materials and approaches;
                       • speak, write, read, and comprehend a foreign                          ENG    —       Literature elective5                                                  3
                         language commensurate with the level of study.                        HIS    —       Historical Perspective general ed. elective                           3
                        The broad perspective of Liberal Arts provides stu-                    —      —       Humanities general education elective*                                3
                    dents with a strong foundation in humanities, social                       —      —       Science laboratory elective                                         3-4
                    science, natural science, and mathematics. Students                        —      —       Social Science program elective6*                                     3
                    who wish to major in a particular discipline (e.g., psy-
                                                                                               ENG    —       Literature elective5                           3
                    chology) at their transfer institution can still graduate
                                                                                               —      —       Diversity and Global Perspective elective      3
                    from Mercer with a total of 12 credits in that disci-
                                                                                               —      —       Science OR Technology general ed. elective7 3-4
                    pline; however, baccalaureate institutions prefer stu-
                                                                                               —      —       Social Science program elective6*              3
                    dents to take most of the coursework in the major at
                                                                                               —      —       Program elective8                              3
                    their institution.                                                                                                                   _____
                        Students enrolled in the Liberal Arts program who                                                                                                      62-66
                    intend to transfer to four-year colleges or universities
                    are strongly advised to discuss their general education
                                                                                               1
                                                                                                 Select from HIS 101, 102, 112, or 113.
                    electives with an advisor. Selection of these courses
                                                                                               2
                                                                                                 MAT 108 and 120 are recommended. Consult your academic advisor and the institution(s)
                                                                                                 to which you plan to apply for transfer regarding their math requirements.
                    will facilitate full transfer of general education credits                 3
                                                                                                 Courses must be taken in a progressive sequence limited to one language.
                    completed toward the degree. All students should de-                       4
                                                                                                 Recommended: PSY 101 or SOC 101 or 102. These courses can be taken in any order.
                    termine the requirements of the transfer institutions                      5
                                                                                                 Select any 200-level ENG literature course (not limited to general education listings).
                    they would like to attend.                                                 6
                                                                                                 Select from all Social Science general education courses as well as many – not
                        Liberal Arts majors have transferred to Rider Uni-                       necessarily general education – in CMN, CRJ, EDU, POL, PSY, SOC, and WGS course
                    versity, The College of New Jersey, Rutgers Univer-                          categories. The list of Social Science program electives is available in the Liberal Arts
                    sity, and Temple University, among others. Students                          Division or from an academic advisor. Ordinarily, no more than six credits in any one
                                                                                                 Social Science discipline may be taken.
                    should consult with Transfer Services about available                      7
                                                                                                 Select carefully, with assistance from an academic advisor or transfer counselor. Some
                    articulation agreements and transfer options.                                transfer institutions require a general education technology course; others require a
                        Graduates not immediately pursuing additional                            second science course.
                    degree work frequently enter government service, hu-                       8
                                                                                                 The list of approved program electives is available in the Liberal Arts Division or from an
                    man services, and business.                                                  academic advisor.
                                                                                               * In addition to the two 200-level English literature courses, at least one Humanities or
                                                                                                 Social Science course must be at the 200 level.
                                                                                               †HPE 111 is an acceptable alternative.
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                                                                          CIP 240101                                                                                     CIP 240101




                                                                                                                                                                                                Liberal Arts
                 Concentration Curriculum                                                                      Concentration Curriculum

                    American Studies Concentration                                                                   Global Studies Concentration
Code           Course (lecture/lab hours)                   Credits                           Code           Course (lecture/lab hours)                                      Credits
ENG 101        English Composition I (3/0)                        3                           ENG 101        English Composition I (3/0)                                           3
HIS 105        U.S. History to 1865 (3/0)                         3                           GEO 102        Cultural Geography (3/0)                                              3
HIS —          Historical Perspective general ed. elective1       3                           HIS 112        World History to 1500 (3/0)                                           3
— —            Foreign Language elective2                         3                           MAT —          Mathematics elective1                                              3-4
— —            Social Science general education elective3         3                           — —            Foreign Language elective2                                            3

ENG 102 English Composition II (3/0)                                                    3     ENG 102 English Composition II (3/0)                                                    3
CMN 111 Speech: Human Communication (3/0)                                                     CMN 111 Speech: Human Communication (3/0)
        OR                                                                              3             OR                                                                              3
CMN 112 Public Speaking (3/0)                                                                 CMN 112 Public Speaking (3/0)
HIS 106 U.S. History Since 1865 (3/0)                                                 3       HIS 113 World History Since 1500 (3/0)                                                3
HPE 110 Concepts of Health and Fitness (1/2)†                                         2       MAT — Mathematics elective1                                                         3-4
MAT — Mathematics elective4                                                         3-4       — — Foreign Language elective2                                                        3
— — Foreign Language elective2                                                        3
                                                                                              ECO    103     Basic Economics (3/0)                                                  3
ENG    205     American Literature I (3/0)                                            3       HPE    110     Concepts of Health and Fitness (1/2)†                                  2
POL    101     American Political System (3/0)                                        3       POL    201     International Relations (3/0)                                          3
HIS    —       History elective                                                       3       ENG    —       Literature elective3                                                   3
MAT    —       Mathematics elective4                                                3-4       —      —       Foreign Language elective2                                             3
—      —       Science laboratory elective                                          3-4       —      —       Science laboratory elective4                                         3-4

ENG    206     American Literature II (3/0)                   3                               —      —       Foreign Language elective2                     3
—      —       Diversity program elective5                    3                               —      —       Philosophy OR Religious Studies
—      —       Humanities general education elective*         3                                              OR History elective                            3
—      —       Science OR Technology general ed. elective6 3-4                                —      —       Science OR Technology general ed. elective4 3-4
—      —       Social Science program elective7*              3                               —      —       Social Science program elective5               3
                                                          _____
                                                                                              —      —       Program elective6                              3
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1
  Select from HIS 101, 102, 112, or 113.
2
  Courses must be taken in a progressive sequence limited to one language.                    1
                                                                                                MAT 108 and 120 are recommended. Consult your academic advisor and the
3
  Recommended: PSY 101 or SOC 101 or 102. These courses can be taken in any order.              institution(s) to which you plan to apply for transfer regarding their math requirements.
4
  MAT 108 and 120 are recommended. Consult your academic advisor and the
                                                                                              2
                                                                                                Courses must be taken in a progressive sequence limited to one language; or, two
  institution(s) to which you plan to apply for transfer regarding their math requirements.     semesters each of two languages.
5
  Select from ART 126 (African American Art), ENG 213 (African American Literature),
                                                                                              3
                                                                                                Select from ENG 203 (World Literature I), ENG 204 (World Literature II), ENG 232
  HIS 109 (African American History), HIS 218 (History of Latin America), or HIS 221            (Post-Colonial Women Writers), ENG 234 (Caribbean Literature), or ENG/REL 235
  (History of American Women).                                                                  (Encounters Between Religions Studied Through Literature).
6
  Select carefully, with assistance from an academic advisor or transfer counselor. Some
                                                                                              4
                                                                                                Select carefully, with assistance from an academic advisor or transfer counselor. Some
  transfer institutions require a general education technology course; others require a         transfer institutions require a general education technology course; others require a
  second science course.                                                                        second science course.
7
  Select from all Social Science general education courses as well as many – not
                                                                                              5
                                                                                                Select from all Social Science general education courses as well as many – not
  necessarily general education – in CMN, CRJ, EDU, POL, PSY, SOC, and WGS                      necessarily general education – in CMN, CRJ, EDU, POL, PSY, SOC, and WGS
  course categories. One elective must be at the 200 level. The list of Social Science          course categories. One elective must be at the 200 level. The list of Social Science
  program electives is available in the Liberal Arts Division or from an academic advisor.      program electives is available in the Liberal Arts Division or from an academic advisor.
* In addition to the two 200-level English literature courses, at least one Humanities or
                                                                                              6
                                                                                                Recommended: ANT 101 (Anthropology), HOS 115 (Food and Culture), ART 124
  Social Science course must be at the 200 level.                                               (History of Non-Western Art), HIS 215 (The Holocaust and Other Genocides), POL              2
                                                                                                211 (Religion, Politics, and Extremism), SOC/WGS 132 (Introduction to Women’s and
†HPE 111 is an acceptable alternative.                                                                                                                                                      0
                                                                                                Gender Studies), SOC 203 (Urban Sociology).
                                                                                                                                                                                            0
                                                                                              †HPE 111 is an acceptable alternative.                                                        9
                                                                                                                                                                                            -
                                                                                                                                                                                            2
                                                                                                                                                                                            0
                                                                                                                                                                                            1
                                                                                                                                                                                            1
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 2009
UPDATE                                                                                     Program 13480                                                                                 Program 13470
                                                                                              CIP 240101                                                                                    CIP 240101
 Liberal Arts



                                     Concentration Curriculum                                                                      Concentration Curriculum

                                             Humanities Concentration                                                          Political and Legal Studies Concentration
                    Code           Course (lecture/lab hours)                   Credits                           Code           Course (lecture/lab hours)                   Credits
                    ENG 101        English Composition I (3/0)                        3                           ENG 101        English Composition I (3/0)                        3
                    HIS —          Historical Perspective general ed. elective1       3                           POL 101        American Political System (3/0)                    3
                    MAT —          Mathematics elective2                           3-4                            HIS —          Historical Perspective general ed. elective1       3
                    — —            Foreign Language elective3                         3                           MAT —          Mathematics elective2                           3-4
                    — —            Social Science general education elective4         3                           — —            Foreign Language elective3                         3

                    ENG 102 English Composition II (3/0)                                                    3     ENG 102 English Composition II (3/0)                                                    3
                    CMN 111 Speech: Human Communication (3/0)                                                     CMN 111 Speech: Human Communication (3/0)
                            OR                                                                              3             OR                                                                              3
                    CMN 112 Public Speaking (3/0)                                                                 CMN 112 Public Speaking (3/0)
                    HPE 110 Concepts of Health and Fitness (1/2)†                                         2       HPE 110 Concepts of Health and Fitness (1/2)†                                         2
                    MAT — Mathematics elective2                                                         3-4       POL 102 State and Local Government (3/0)                                              3
                    — — Foreign Language elective3                                                        3       MAT — Mathematics elective2                                                         3-4
                    — — Social Science general education elective4                                        3       — — Foreign Language elective3                                                        3

                    ENG    —       Literature elective5                                                   3       SOC 102 Social Problems (3/0)                                                           3
                    HIS    —       Historical Perspective general ed. elective                            3       HIS 105 U.S. History to 1865 (3/0)
                    —      —       Humanities elective6                                                   3               OR
                    —      —       Science laboratory elective                                          3-4       HIS 106 U.S. History Since 1865 (3/0)                                                   3
                    —      —       Social Science program elective7                                       3               OR
                                                                                                                  HIS 207 American Constitutional History (3/0)
                    PHI 102 Philosophy (3/0)                                                                      PHI 102 Philosophy (3/0)                                                              3
                            OR                                                                                    ENG — Literature elective4                                                            3
                    PHI 204 Ethics (3/0)                               3                                          — — Science laboratory elective                                                     3-4
                            OR
                    PHI 205 Moral Choices (3/0)                                                                   PHI 204 Ethics (3/0)
                    ENG — Literature elective5                         3                                                  OR                                         3
                    — — Diversity and Global Perspective elective      3                                          PHI 205 Moral Choices (3/0)
                    — — Humanities elective6                           3                                          POL 203 Law and Society (3/0)                      3
                                                                     3-4
                    — — Science OR Technology general ed. elective8_____                                          POL 205 Constitutional Law (3/0)
                                                                                                                          OR                                         3
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                                                                                                                  POL 220 Philosophy of Politics (3/0)
                    1
                      Select from HIS 101, 102, 112, or 113.                                                      — — Diversity and Global Perspective elective      3
                    2
                      MAT 108 and 120 are recommended. Consult your academic advisor and the                                                                       3-4
                                                                                                                  — — Science OR Technology general ed. elective5_____
                      institution(s) to which you plan to apply for transfer regarding their math requirements.
                                                                                                                                                                                                   62-66
                    3
                      Courses must be taken in a progressive sequence limited to one language.
                    4
                      Recommended: PSY 101 or SOC 101 or 102. These courses can be taken in any order.            1
                                                                                                                    Select from HIS 101, 102, 112, or 113.
                    5
                      Select any 200-level ENG literature course (not limited to general education listings).     2
                                                                                                                    MAT 108 and 120 are recommended. Consult your academic advisor and the
                    6
                      Not limited to general education courses. One elective must be at the 200 level.              institution(s) to which you plan to apply for transfer regarding their math requirements.
                    7
                      Select from all Social Science general education courses as well as many – not              3
                                                                                                                    Courses must be taken in a progressive sequence limited to one language.
                      necessarily general education – in CMN, CRJ, EDU, POL, PSY, SOC, and WGS                    4
                                                                                                                    Select any 200-level ENG literature course (not limited to general education listings).
                      course categories. The list of Social Science program electives is available in the
                      Liberal Arts Division or from an academic advisor.
                                                                                                                  5
                                                                                                                    Select carefully, with assistance from an academic advisor or transfer counselor. Some
                                                                                                                    transfer institutions require a general education technology course; others require a
                2   8
                      Select carefully, with assistance from an academic advisor or transfer counselor. Some        second science course.
                0     transfer institutions require a general education technology course; others require a
                      second science course.                                                                      †HPE 111 is an acceptable alternative.
                0
                9   †HPE 111 is an acceptable alternative.
                -
                2
                0
                1
                1
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                                                                       Program 13460                                                                                  Program 13430         UPDATE
                                                                          CIP 240101                                                                                     CIP 240101




                                                                                                                                                                                                Liberal Arts
                 Concentration Curriculum                                                                      Concentration Curriculum

                       Social Science Concentration                                                      Women’s and Gender Studies Concentration
Code    Course (lecture/lab hours)                 Credits                                    Code           Course (lecture/lab hours)                   Credits
ENG 101 English Composition I (3/0)                      3                                    ENG 101        English Composition I (3/0)                        3
SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology (3/0)                                                       PSY 101        Introduction to Psychology (3/0)                   3
        OR                                               3                                    HIS —          Historical Perspective general ed. elective1       3
SOC 102 Social Problems (3/0)                                                                 MAT —          Mathematics elective2                           3-4
HIS — Historical Perspective general ed. elective1       3                                    — —            Foreign Language elective3                         3
MAT — Mathematics elective2                           3-4
— — Foreign Language elective3                           3                                    ENG 102 English Composition II (3/0)                                                    3
                                                                                              CMN 111 Speech: Human Communication (3/0)
ENG 102 English Composition II (3/0)                                                    3             OR                                                                              3
CMN 111 Speech: Human Communication (3/0)                                                     CMN 112 Public Speaking (3/0)
        OR                                                                              3     HPE 110 Concepts of Health and Fitness (1/2)†                                           2
CMN 112 Public Speaking (3/0)                                                                 SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology (3/0)
HPE 110 Concepts of Health and Fitness (1/2)†                                         2               OR                                                                              3
PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology (3/0)                                              3       SOC 102 Social Problems (3/0)
MAT — Mathematics elective2                                                         3-4       MAT — Mathematics elective2                                                         3-4
— — Foreign Language elective3                                                        3       — — Foreign Language elective3                                                        3

ENG    —       Literature elective4                                                   3       ENG 221 Women in Literature (3/0)
HIS    —       Historical Perspective general ed. elective                            3               OR                                                                              3
—      —       Humanities general education elective                                  3       ENG 232 Post-Colonial Women Writers (3/0)
—      —       Science laboratory elective                                          3-4       HIS 221 History of American Women (3/0)
—      —       Social Science program elective5                                       3               OR
                                                                                              HIS 231 Women in Antiquity (3/0)                                                        3
ENG    —       Literature elective4                           3                                       OR
—      —       Diversity and Global Perspective elective      3                               HIS 232 Women in Modern Europe (3/0)
—      —       Science OR Technology general ed. elective6 3-4                                PSY 221 The Psychology of Women (3/0)                                                 3
—      —       Social Science program elective5               3                               — — Humanities general education elective                                             3
—      —       Social Science program elective5               3                               — — Science laboratory elective                                                     3-4
                                                          _____
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                                                                                              WGS 221        Seminar in Women’s and Gender Studies (3/0) 3
1
  Select from HIS 101, 102, 112, or 113.                                                      ENG —          Literature elective4                           3
2
  MAT 108 and 120 are recommended. Consult your academic advisor and the                      — —            Science OR Technology general ed. elective5 3-4
  institution(s) to which you plan to apply for transfer regarding their math requirements.   — —            Social Science program elective6               3
3
  Courses must be taken in a progressive sequence limited to one language.                    — —            Program elective7                              3
                                                                                                                                                        _____
4
  Select any 200-level ENG literature course (not limited to general education listings).
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5
  Select from all Social Science general education courses as well as many – not
  necessarily general education – in CMN, CRJ, EDU, POL, PSY, SOC, and WGS
  course categories. One elective must be at the 200 level. The list of Social Science
                                                                                              1
                                                                                                Select from HIS 101, 102, 112, or 113.
  program electives is available in the Liberal Arts Division or from an academic advisor.    2
                                                                                                MAT 108 and 120 are recommended. Consult your academic advisor and the
6
  Select carefully, with assistance from an academic advisor or transfer counselor. Some        institution(s) to which you plan to apply for transfer regarding their math requirements.
  transfer institutions require a general education technology course; others require a       3
                                                                                                Courses must be taken in a progressive sequence limited to one language.
  second science course.                                                                      4
                                                                                                Select any 200-level ENG literature course (not limited to general education listings).
†HPE 111 is an acceptable alternative.                                                        5
                                                                                                Select carefully, with assistance from an academic advisor or transfer counselor. Some
                                                                                                transfer institutions require a general education technology course; others require a
                                                                                                second science course.                                                                      2
                                                                                              6
                                                                                                Select from all Social Science general education courses as well as many – not              0
                                                                                                necessarily general education – in CMN, CRJ, EDU, POL, PSY, SOC, and WGS                    0
                                                                                                course categories. One elective must be at the 200 level. The list of Social Science        9
                                                                                                program electives is available in the Liberal Arts Division or from an academic advisor.    -
                                                                                              7
                                                                                                The list of approved program electives is available in the Liberal Arts Division or from    2
                                                                                                an academic advisor.                                                                        0
                                                                                                                                                                                            1
                                                                                              †HPE 111 is an acceptable alternative.
                                                                                                                                                                                            1
    NOTE: All program listings are subject to periodic updates. Please consult your program advisor, academic division, or www.mccc.edu/programs_degree


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 2009
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                  Management                                                                                                                                       Program A5740
                                                                                                                                                                      CIP 520101
                  Associate in Applied Science Degree in Business Management
 Management



                     The Management program equips graduates with                                                            Curriculum
                  specific technical skills as well as a general overview of
                  the field of business. While Business Administration                       Code          Course (lecture/lab hours)             Credits
                  (page 52) serves as a college business transfer program,                   BUS 101       Introduction to Business (3/0)               3
                  Management is a career program designed to help stu-                       BUS 128       Team Building and Business Management (3/0) 3
                  dents secure an entry-level business position. See the                     ENG 101       English Composition I (3/0)                  3
                  program coordinator to discuss transfer opportunities.                     MAT 108       Topics in Mathematics (3/0)1                 3
                     The following options are offered:                                      — —           Business elective2                           3
                    • Accounting and Management
                    • Banking and Financial Services                                         BUS 103 Business Mathematics (3/0)                                               3
                    • Business Software Applications                                         BUS 107 Business Law (3/0)                                                       3
                    • Funeral Service Preparatory                                            ENG 102 English Composition II (3/0)
                    • Insurance and Financial Services                                               OR3                                                                      3
                    • Management                                                             ENG 112 English Composition II with Speech (3/0)
                    • Marketing                                                              IST 101 Computer Concepts with Applications (2/2)                                3
                    • Microcomputer Systems Administration                                   MKT 101 Principles of Marketing (3/0)                                            3
                     Additional options can be developed with the aid                        — — General Education elective4                                                  3
                  of an advisor and the approval of the division dean.
                  (See also Retail Management and Small Business                             ACC 106 Office Accounting I (3/0)
                  Management certificate programs.) Cooperative edu-                                 OR3                                                                   3-4
                  cation opportunities are also available.                                   ACC 111 Principles of Financial Accounting (4/0)
                     Admission to the Management program requires a                          BUS 209 Business Letter/Report Writing (3/0)                                     3
                  high school diploma or its equivalent.                                     BUS 210 Principles of Management (3/0)                                           3
                                                                                             BUS 230 Global Environment of Business (3/0)                                     3
                  Management Option                                                          ECO 103 Basic Economics (3/0)
                     Graduates of the Management option are awarded                                  OR3
                  the Associate in Applied Science Degree in Business                        ECO 111 Macroeconomics (3/0)                                                     3
                  Management. Successful graduates will be quali-                                    OR3
                  fied to obtain entry-level positions in retail firms,                      ECO 112 Microeconomics (3/0)
                  supermarket chains, manufacturing firms, govern-
                  ment agencies and numerous types of small business                         ACC 205 Office Accounting II (3/0)
                  firms, and will be able to:                                                        OR3                                                                   3-4
                     • apply supervision principles to perform                               ACC 112 Principles of Managerial Accounting (4/0)
                       first-level management duties;                                        BUS 225 Employee Motivation and Leadership (3/0)                              3
                     • motivate employees using practical applications;                      BUS 240 Human Resource Management (3/0)                                       3
                     • use terminology common to the business                                HPE 110 Concepts of Health and Fitness (1/2)†                                 2
                       environment for effective communication;                              — — General Education elective4                                               3
                                                                                                                                                                       _____
                     • analyze/resolve problems common to entry-level
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                       business positions;
                     • communicate information effectively in both                           1
                                                                                               Or higher-level mathematics course.
                       written and oral modes of delivery;                                   2
                                                                                               Select one of the following: ACC 207; BUS 108, 109, 202, 276, 296; OST 111, 112,
                     • comprehend how the global economy and                                   219, 222; MKT 103, 220, 230, 240. See program advisor for more information.
                       international events affect domestic business                         3
                                                                                               Students intending to transfer to a baccalaureate program should take ENG 102;
                       decisions.                                                              ECO 111 or 112; and ACC 111 and 112.
                     Students may study full-time or part-time, and                          4
                                                                                               Select CMN 111 or 112 or course from the following general education categories:
                  may receive credit for previous training by apply-                           Social Science, Humanities, Historical Perspective, Diversity and Global Perspective.
                  ing for credit-by-examination, credit-by-experience,                       † HPE 111 is an acceptable alternative.
              2   or credit-by-articulation. Contact the Management
              0   program coordinator for additional information and
              0   transfer options.
              9
              -
              2
              0
              1
              1
                    NOTE: All program listings are subject to periodic updates. Please consult your program advisor, academic division, or www.mccc.edu/programs_degree


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Marketing                                                                                                                                         Program A5760
                                                                                                                                                     CIP 520101
                                                                                                                                                                    UPDATE

Associate in Applied Science Degree in Business Management
   Graduates of the Marketing option of the Man-




                                                                                                                                                                        Marketing
agement program are awarded the Associate in Ap-
                                                                                                             Curriculum
plied Science Degree in Business Management. The                           Code              Course (lecture/lab hours)                              Credits
Management programs equip graduates with specific                          BUS 101           Introduction to Business (3/0)                                3
technical skills as well as a general overview of the                      BUS 103           Business Mathematics (3/0)                                    3
field of business.                                                         ENG 101           English Composition I (3/0)                                   3
   Successful graduates of the Marketing option will                       MAT 108           Topics in Mathematics (3/0)1                                  3
be qualified to obtain entry-level positions in the fields                 MKT 101           Principles of Marketing (3/0)                                 3
of marketing and advertising, and will be able to:
   • use the principles of marketing to perform duties                     ENG 102 English Composition II (3/0)
     required for entry-level marketing positions;                                 OR2                                                                          3
   • use principles of consumer behavior to effectively                    ENG 112 English Composition II with Speech (3/0)
     advertise products and services;                                      HPE 110 Concepts of Health and Fitness (1/2)†                                        2
   • use different types of Internet marketing strategies;                 IST 101 Computer Concepts with Applications (2/2)                                    3
   • analyze/resolve problems common to entry-level                        MKT 102 Marketing Management (3/0)                                                   3
     marketing positions;                                                  MKT 240 Consumer Behavior (3/0)                                                      3
   • use terminology common to the business                                — — General Education elective3                                                      3
     environment for effective communication;
   • communicate information effectively in both                           ACC 106 Office Accounting I (3/0)
     written and oral modes of delivery;                                           OR2                                                                     3-4
   • assess and develop personal qualities needed to                       ACC 111 Principles of Financial Accounting (4/0)
     function effectively with individuals and organi-                     BUS 209 Business Letter/Report Writing (3/0)                                         3
     zations in business;                                                  BUS 230 Global Environment of Business (3/0)                                         3
   • comprehend how the global economy and interna-                        ECO 103 Basic Economics (3/0)
     tional events affect domestic business decisions.                             OR2
   Students may study full-time or part-time, and                          ECO 111 Macroeconomics (3/0)                                                         3
may receive credit for previous training by apply-                                 OR2
ing for credit-by-examination, credit-by-experience,                       ECO 112 Microeconomics (3/0)
or credit-by-articulation. Contact the Management                          MKT 220 Principles of Advertising (3/0)                                              3
program coordinator for additional information and
                                                                           ACC 205 Office Accounting II (3/0)
transfer options.
                                                                                   OR2                                         3-4
   Admission to the program requires a high school
                                                                           ACC 112 Principles of Managerial Accounting (4/0)
diploma or its equivalent.
                                                                           BUS 202 Customer Orientation (3/0)                    3
                                                                           BUS 210 Principles of Management (3/0)                3
                                                                           MKT 105 Retail Merchandising (3/0)
                                                                                   OR                                            3
                                                                           MKT 212 Sales Management (3/0)
                                                                           — — Business elective4                                3
                                                                                                                             _____
                                                                                                                             62-64
                                                                           1
                                                                               Or higher-level mathematics course.
                                                                           2
                                                                               Students intending to transfer to a baccalaureate program should take ENG 102;
                                                                               ECO 111 or 112; and ACC 111 and 112.
                                                                           3
                                                                               Select course from the following general education categories: Social Science,
                                                                               Humanities, Historical Perspective, Diversity and Global Perspective.
                                                                           4
                                                                               Select one of the following: ACC 207; BUS 108, 109, 276, 296; OST 111, 112, 219,
                                                                               222; MKT 103, 230. See program advisor for more information.
                                                                           † HPE 111 is an acceptable alternative.                                                  2
                                                                                                                                                                    0
                                                                                                                                                                    0
                                                                                                                                                                    9
                                                                                                                                                                    -
                                                                                                                                                                    2
                                                                                                                                                                    0
                                                                                                                                                                    1
                                                                                                                                                                    1
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                   Mathematics                                                                                                                                      Program 22200
                                                                                                                                                                       CIP 240101
                   Associate in Science Degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences
                      The Mathematics option of the Liberal Arts and
 Mathematics



                   Sciences program prepares graduates for transfer into
                                                                                                                               Curriculum
                   the junior year of a baccalaureate degree program in                        Code          Course (lecture/lab hours)                Credits
                   mathematics or a related area.                                              ENG 101       English Composition I (3/0)                     3
                      Successful graduates will be able to:                                    MAT 151       Calculus I (4/0)                                4
                     • organize and use the language and symbols of                            — —           Science elective1                               4
                        mathematics in proofs and in problem solving;                          — —           Social Science general education elective       3
                     • use mathematical software appropriately to
                        apply concepts and solve problems;                                     ENG    102    English Composition II (3/0)                                       3
                     • explain mathematical ideas as they relate to                            MAT    152    Calculus II (4/0)                                                  4
                        disciplines other than mathematics;                                    HPE    110    Concepts of Health and Fitness (1/2)†                              2
                     • communicate mathematical ideas by formulat-                             —      —      Science elective1                                                  4
                        ing strategies to solve problems and interpreting                      —      —      Humanities general education elective                              3
                        results in both oral and written form;
                     • utilize and assess the appropriateness of                               MAT 251 Calculus III (4/0)                                                       4
                        mathematical modeling methods;                                         CMN 111 Speech: Human Communication (3/0)
                     • demonstrate mastery of fundamental mathemati-                                   OR                                                                       3
                        cal concepts in calculus, statistics, differential                     CMN 112 Public Speaking (3/0)
                        equations, linear algebra, and/or discrete                             — — Foreign Language elective2                                                   3
                        mathematics;                                                           — — General Education elective3                                                  3
                     • synthesize mathematical theories and applica-                           — — Elective                                                                     3
                        tions so as to solve mathematical problems
                                                                                               MAT    252    Differential Equations (4/0)                                    4
                        independently.
                                                                                               MAT    —      Mathematics elective4                                         3-4
                      Admission to the program requires a high school
                                                                                               —      —      Foreign Language elective2                                      3
                   diploma or its equivalent with one year of laboratory
                                                                                               —      —      General Education elective5                                     3
                   science (biology, chemistry, physics) and four years
                                                                                               —      —      Elective                                                        3
                   of mathematics including algebra I and II, plane ge-                                                                                                  _____
                   ometry, and algebra with trigonometry; two years of                                                                                                    62-63
                   a foreign language are recommended. Students who
                   have not taken these courses or who have not com-
                                                                                               1
                                                                                                 University Physics recommended. Select also from BIO 101, 102, 201, 202; CHE 101,
                                                                                                 102, 201, 202.
                   pleted them within the last five years may take ap-                         2
                                                                                                 With advisor approval, the following may be substituted: COS 101, 102, 113; PHI 101.
                   propriate preparatory courses at the college.                               3
                                                                                                 Select course from either Social Science or Humanities general education categories.
                      This program may be pursued part-time or full-                           4
                                                                                                 Select from MAT 201, 208; COS 204.
                   time, and may be completed by daytime or evening                            5
                                                                                                 Select course from the following general education categories: Social Science,
                   attendance. It is recommended that students plan                              Humanities, Historical Perspective, Diversity and Global Perspective.
                   coursework and electives carefully and consult an                           †HPE 111 is an acceptable alternative.
                   academic advisor regularly.
                      Mathematics students have successfully trans-
                   ferred to colleges and universities throughout New
                   Jersey and across the nation.




               2
               0
               0
               9
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               2
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Medical Laboratory Technology                                                                                                          Program A6310 / A6300
                                                                                                                                                 CIP 511004
                                                                                                                                                               UPDATE

Associate in Applied Science Degree
    The Medical Laboratory Technology program




                                                                                                                                                                   Medical Laboratory Technology
prepares students for a career as a medical labora-
                                                                                                           Curriculum
tory technician. Accredited by the National Accred-                        Code          Course (lecture/lab/clinical hours)        Credits
iting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (www.                        ENG 101       English Composition I (3/0)                      3
naacls.org), the program combines courses in medical                       ENG 112       English Composition II with Speech (3/0)1        3
laboratory sciences and general education with clini-                      BIO 103       Anatomy and Physiology I (3/3)2                  4
cal practice conducted in approved area facilities.                        BIO 104       Anatomy and Physiology II (3/3)2                 4
    Medical laboratory technology is a field of profes-                    BIO 201       Microbiology (3/3)                               4
sional study that involves students in the exciting                        CHE 107       General and Physiological Chemistry (3/2)        4
and challenging world of science and medicine. Lab-                        HPE 110       Concepts of Health and Fitness (1/2)†            2
oratory professionals perform diagnostic laboratory                        MAT —         Mathematics elective (4/0)3                      4
tests on medical specimens which generate data and                         — —           Social Science general education elective (3/0) 3
information used to diagnose health and disease.                           — —           General Education elective (3/0)4                3
    A graduate of the program is eligible to become a
certified Medical Laboratory Technician by success-                        MLT 112 Principles of Medical Laboratory
fully completing examinations given by the American                                Technology (2/3)                         3
Society for Clinical Pathologists or the National Cre-                     MLT 200 Clinical Chemistry (4/0)                 4
dentialing Agency for Laboratory Personnel. Gradu-                         MLT 104 Immunology and Immunohematology (3/3)    4
ates are employed in hospital labs, physician offices,                     MLT 115 Hematology (3/3)                         4
public health labs, as well as pharmaceutical and re-                      MLT 205 Diagnostic Microbiology (5/3)            6
search companies.                                                          MLT 215 Clinical Practice (720 hours)5          10
                                                                                                                         _____
    Upon successful completion of the program, stu-                                                                        65
dents are awarded an Associate in Applied Science
degree and will be able to:                                                1
                                                                             ENG 102 and CMN 111 or 112 may be substituted for ENG 112.
   • integrate knowledge learned and experienced in                        2
                                                                             BIO 101-102 may be substituted for BIO 103-104.
     the disciplines of general education, mathemat-                       3
                                                                             MAT 135 or approved alternative.
     ics, science, and medical laboratory science;                         4
                                                                             Select course from the following general education categories: Social Science,
   • demonstrate academic and technical compe-                               Humanities, Historical Perspective, Diversity and Global Perspective.
     tence in the professional courses of the curricu-
                                                                           5
                                                                             MLT 215 is an 18-week course.
                                                                           †HPE 111 is an acceptable alternative.
     lum through college and applied clinical
     education experiences;                                                NOTE: The minimum passing grade in BIO, CHE, all mathematics, and all MLT
   • achieve entry-level career competencies of a med-                     courses is a C.
     ical laboratory technician by performing and ana-
     lyzing biological samples using current technology
     to generate accurate, quality-assured laboratory
     data used for health and disease evaluation;
   • develop the knowledge, skills, and professional
     attributes required of a medical laboratory profes-
     sional and demonstrate awareness of continuing
     education as a function of professional growth;
   • be prepared to take a national certification
     examination in Clinical Laboratory Science.
    Requirements for entry into the Medical Labora-
tory Technology program:
   • high school diploma or GED
   • physical examination and immunizations with
     laboratory analysis.
   • criminal background check                                                                                                                                 2
    At the completion of general education, mathe-                                                                                                             0
matics and science courses, students petition for ac-                                                                                                          0
                                                                                                                                                               9
ceptance into the professional phase of the program                                                                                                            -
which begins with MLT 112.                                                                                                                                     2
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                                Medical Office Assistant                                                                                                                         Program 68650
                                                                                                                                                                                    CIP 510716
                                Certificate of Proficiency
                                    The Medical Office Assistant certificate program
 Medical Office Assistant



                                provides students with the skills needed to gain en-
                                                                                                                                              Curriculum
                                try into the medical office environment in large group                       Code    Course (lecture/lab hours)              Credits
                                medical practices, nursing care facilities, hospitals or                     OST 111 Basic Keyboarding Applications (2/2)          3
                                clinics. Each year these facilities require more highly                      BUS 105 Communication Skills for Business (3/0)       3
                                skilled workers to help in the storage, retrieval, cod-                      HPE 113 Medical Terminology (3/0)                     3
                                ing and processing of the medical information needed                         OST 102 Introduction to
                                for efficient health care delivery and reimbursement.                                Medical Insurance and Billing (3/0)1,2        3
                                    Successful graduates of this program will be able                        OST 107 Procedures, Law and Ethics
                                to understand and apply skills learned in:                                           for the Medical Office (3/0)1                 3
                                   • Medical terminology
                                   • Patient scheduling and billing                                          ENG 101 English Composition (3/0)                                              3
                                   • Diagnostic and procedure coding                                         OST 219 Word Processing Concepts and
                                   • Insurance claim processing                                                      Applications (2/2)                                                   3
                                   • Medical machine transcription                                           CMN 111 Speech: Human Communication (3/0)                                    3
                                   • Law and ethics issues                                                   OST 105 Medical Coding Procedures (2/2)1                                     3
                                    Students will be able to demonstrate knowledge                           OST 106 Medical Transcription (2/2)1                                         3
                                                                                                                                                                                       _____
                                gained from computer courses by using administra-
                                                                                                                                                                                           30
                                tive software to:
                                   • Input patient information                                               1
                                                                                                                 Students must earn a minimum grade of C to graduate.
                                   • Protect the confidentiality of patient records                          2
                                                                                                                 Students who have not passed the Basic Math portion of the College Placement
                                   • Schedule appointments                                                       Test must take MAT 033 as a corequisite with OST 102.
                                   • Handle billing input and inquiries
                                    In addition, students will develop word process-
                                ing skills in order to compose and produce reports as
                                necessary.
                                    Every effort is made to keep abreast of the con-
                                stant changes in government and insurance regula-
                                tions in order to ensure that program contents reflect
                                current requirements and procedures.
                                    Admission to the program requires a high school
                                diploma or its equivalent.




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Microcomputer Applications                                                                                                                       Program 68530
                                                                                                                                                    CIP 110601
                                                                                                                                                                    UPDATE

Certificate of Proficiency
   The Microcomputer Applications certificate pro-




                                                                                                                                                                        Microcomputer Applications
gram prepares students for intelligent and efficient
                                                                                                           Curriculum
use of personal computer systems and commercial                             Code    Course (lecture/lab hours)                 Credits
software for business applications in an office envi-                       ENG 101 English Composition I (3/0)                      3
ronment.                                                                    IST 101 Computer Concepts with Applications (2/2)1       3
   The program is primarily designed for upgrading                          OST 219 Word Processing Concepts and
the skills of persons employed in clerical, technical                               Applications (2/2)                               3
or managerial positions. It also provides skills which                      NET 102 Introduction to PC Hardware and Software (2/2)2 3
are helpful in securing entry-level employment in                           BUS 103 Business Mathematics (3/0)
these fields.                                                                       OR                                             3-4
   Successful graduates of the program will be able to:                     MAT — Mathematics elective3
  • demonstrate knowledge of PC operating systems,
    networking essentials, and applications software;                       NET 120 Windows Desktop Operating System
  • demonstrate mastery of one major business ap-                                   Administration (2/2)                                                  3
    plication product for word processing, database,                        CIS 175 PC Applications: Spreadsheets (2/2)                                   3
    spreadsheet, and presentation applications;                             NET 104 Networking Essentials (2/2)                                           3
  • apply PC skills together with other technical/                          CIS 173 PC Applications: Database (2/2)                                       3
    business knowledge toward advancement or                                CIS 182 PC Applications: Presentations (2/2)                                  3
    employment in a technology-intensive office                             — — Technical elective4                                                       3
                                                                                                                                                      _____
    environment.
                                                                                                                                                      33-34
   All of the credits earned in acquiring the Micro-
computer Applications Certificate can be applied                            1
                                                                              May be substituted with another Technology general education elective if student
                                                                              shows competency in Microsoft Office applications.
toward the A.A.S. degree in Microcomputer Systems                           2
                                                                              Students may sit for the A+ certification exam after completion of NET 102 and 103.
Administration.                                                             3
                                                                              Students intending to transfer to a baccalaureate program should consider MAT
   Admission to the program requires a high school                            108, 135, or higher-level mathematics course. Others should take MAT 140.
diploma or its equivalent.                                                  4
                                                                              Select from IST 140, NET 103, OST 223.

Note: Because of the focus on PC applications in this
program, students must possess keyboarding skills.
See OST 109 or 111.

Note: Computer application courses are mapped to
Microsoft certification exams.

Also see:
  • Information Technology degree program
    (Help Desk Technology concentration)
  • Microcomputer Systems Administration
    degree program




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                         Microcomputer Systems Administration                                                                                                              Program A4950
                                                                                                                                                                              CIP 520101
                         Associate in Applied Science Degree in Business Management
                             The Microcomputer Systems Administration pro-
Microcomputer Systems
        Administration



                         gram prepares students to secure responsible posi-
                                                                                                                                    Curriculum
                         tions as Help Desk specialists, PC systems adminis-                         Code          Course (lecture/lab hours)               Credits
                         trators, or information center specialists in a business                    ENG 101       English Composition I (3/0)                    3
                         environment.                                                                HPE 110       Concepts of Health and Fitness (1/2)†          2
                             Successful graduates of the program will be able to:                    IST 101       Computer Concepts with Applications (2/2)1     3
                            • demonstrate knowledge of PC systems hardware,                          OST 219       Word Processing Concepts and
                              operating systems, and applications software;                                        Applications (2/2)                             3
                            • demonstrate mastery of one major commercial                            MAT —         Mathematics elective2                       3-4
                              product for word processing, database,
                              spreadsheet and presentation applications;                             ACC 106 Office Accounting I (3/0)
                            • function as a resource person for PC users work-                               OR2                                           3-4
                              ing in an office setting;                                              ACC 111 Principles of Financial Accounting (4/0)
                            • install PC hardware and software;                                      CIS 182 PC Applications: Presentations (2/2)            3
                            • communicate with office personnel both                                 ENG 112 English Composition II with Speech (3/0)        3
                              verbally and in writing;                                               IST 140 The Internet and Computer Technology (2/2)      3
                            • understand business operations;                                        NET 102 Introduction to PC Hardware and Software (2/2) 3
                            • sit for the A+ certification exam.
                             Admission to this program requires a high school                        ACC 205 Office Accounting II (3/0)
                         diploma or its equivalent.                                                          OR2                                                                    3-4
                                                                                                     ACC 112 Principles of Managerial Accounting (4/0)
                         Note: Because of the focus on PC applications in this                       BUS 101 Introduction to Business (3/0)
                         program, students must possess keyboarding skills.                                  OR                                                                        3
                         See OST 109 or 111.                                                         BUS 210 Principles of Management (3/0)
                                                                                                     CIS 175 PC Applications: Spreadsheets (2/2)                                       3
                         Note: Computer application courses are mapped to                            NET 103 Advanced PC Hardware and Software (2/3)3                                  3
                         Microsoft certification exams.                                              NET 104 Networking Essentials (2/2)                                               3

                         Also see:                                                                   BUS    209    Business Letter/Report Writing (3/0)                                3
                           • Information Technology degree program                                   BUS    230    Global Environment of Business (3/0)                                3
                             (Help Desk Technology concentration)                                    CIS    173    PC Applications: Database (2/2)                                     3
                           • Microcomputer Applications certificate program                          ECO    103    Basic Economics (3/0)2                                              3
                                                                                                     NET    120    Windows Desktop Operating System
                                                                                                                   Administration (2/2)                                             3
                                                                                                     —      —      General Education elective4                                      3
                                                                                                                                                                                _____
                                                                                                                                                                                62-65
                                                                                                     1
                                                                                                       May be substituted with another Technology general education elective if student
                                                                                                       shows competency in Microsoft Office applications.
                                                                                                     2
                                                                                                       Students intending to transfer to a baccalaureate program should take MAT 135 or
                                                                                                       higher-level mathematics course; ECO 111 or 112; and ACC 111 and 112 to fulfill
                                                                                                       their requirements. Others should take MAT 108 or 140.
                                                                                                     3
                                                                                                       Students may sit for the A+ certification exam after completion of NET 102 and 103.
                                                                                                     4
                                                                                                       Select course from the following general education categories: Social Science,
                                                                                                       Humanities, Historical Perspective, Diversity and Global Perspective.
                                                                                                     † HPE 111 is an acceptable alternative.




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Music                                                                                                                                          Program 23500
                                                                                                                                                  CIP 500101
                                                                                                                                                                   UPDATE

Associate in Science Degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences
   The Music A.S. option of the Performing Arts pro-




                                                                                                                                                                       Music
gram provides the prospective graduate with the theo-
                                                                                                          Curriculum
retical and practical training necessary to transfer at                    Code    Course (lecture/lab hours)                                     Credits
the junior level in most baccalaureate music programs                      MUS 103 Introduction to Music (3/0)                                          3
by way of a comprehensive curriculum that encom-                           MUS 121 Piano Class I (0/2)                                                  1
passes the same rigor and scope as that encountered                        MUS 109 Applied Music I (.5/1)                                               1
in the first two years of a typical four-year program.                     MUS —   Performing Group (0/3)1                                              2
   Core curriculum requirements include four semes-                        ENG 101 English Composition I (3/0)                                          3
ters of Music Theory studies encompassing ear train-                       CMN 111 Speech: Human Communication (3/0)
ing and sight singing; two semesters of Music History;                             OR                                                                     3
four semesters of piano training; four semesters of                        CMN 112 Public Speaking (3/0)
one-on-one study of a primary instrument (or voice)                        —    — Elective2                                                               3
with a highly trained and well credentialed private
instructor; four semesters of participation in one or                      MUS 127       Music Theory I (2/2)2                                           3
more of the program’s performing ensembles.                                MUS 122       Piano Class II (0/2)                                            1
   Additional course offerings in jazz history, jazz im-                   MUS 110       Applied Music II (.5/1)                                         1
provisation, music business, and digital recording tech-                   MUS —         Performing Group (0/3)1                                         2
nology further prepare many music majors for a wider                       ENG 102       English Composition II (3/0)                                    3
variety of transfer options and eventual career choices.                   MAT —         Mathematics elective3                                         3-4
   Successful graduates of the program will be able to:                    —    —        Lab Science elective                                            3
  • demonstrate a professional level of fluency in
     both the reading and writing of musical notation;                     MUS 128   Music Theory II (2/2)                                                3
  • demonstrate a working knowledge of the theo-                           MUS 221   Piano Class III (0/2)                                                1
     retical principles that underlie all the primary                      MUS 209   Applied Music III (.5/1)                                             1
     genres of music of Western culture, including                         MUS 224   Music History and Literature I (3/0)                                 3
     scale and chord construction; the tonal system                        MUS —     Performing Group (0/3)1                                              2
     of keys and chord relationships; harmonic anal-                       —    —    Mathematics3 OR
     ysis; figured bass; the principles and procedures                               Science OR Technology elective                                    3-4
     of four-part writing; and modulation;                                 —       — Social Science general education elective                           3
  • analyze excerpts of musical compositions, work-
                                                                           MUS 227       Music Theory III (2/2)                                        3
     ing from a printed score, on the levels of harmo-
                                                                           MUS —         Piano elective (0/2)4                                         1
     ny, rhythm, melodic contour, phrase structure,
                                                                           MUS 210       Applied Music IV (.5/1)                                       1
     and large scale formal structure;
                                                                           MUS 225       Music History and Literature II (3/0)                         3
  • notate short melodic fragments of two to four
                                                                           MUS —         Performing Group (0/3)1                                       2
     measures in length upon hearing them performed;
                                                                           HPE 110       Concepts of Health and Fitness (1/2)†                         2
  • sing at sight melodies of intermediate difficulty
                                                                           —    —        Elective                                                      3
     in both major and minor keys;                                                                                                                 _____
  • identify and distinguish the major periods in                                                                                                   63-65
     the history of Western music from the Middle                          NOTE: Electives should be chosen in consultation with an academic advisor in order to
     Ages into the 21st century and cite the primary                       assure maximum transfer of credits.
     composers whose works exemplify the stylistic                         1
                                                                             Chamber Ensemble, Jazz Band, or Chorus (one semester of Chamber Ensemble
     trends of each period;                                                  minimum).
  • demonstrate a level of proficiency at the piano                        2
                                                                             Students with insufficient background in formal music theory should take MUS 105
                                                                             (Fundamentals of Music Theory) in the first semester.
     keyboard suitable for teaching, arranging,                            3
                                                                             MAT 108 and 120 recommended.
     composing, and analyzing music;                                       4
                                                                             MUS 222 (Piano Class IV) or MUS 223 (Jazz Keyboard Harmony and Improvisation).
  • cultivate and demonstrate a level of proficiency
                                                                           † HPE 111 is an acceptable alternative.
     on a chosen primary instrument (or voice) suitable
     for transfer to a baccalaureate music program;                        NOTE: Students must earn a minimum grade of C in all MUS courses to graduate.           2
  • apply his/her instrumental or vocal skill in the                                                                                                               0
     context of ensemble performance.                                      institutions as Rutgers University, New York University,                                0
                                                                                                                                                                   9
   Admission to the Music program requires a high                          The College of New Jersey, Rowan University, Montclair                                  -
school diploma (or equivalent), at least a rudimen-                        State University, and William Patterson University.                                     2
tary proficiency on a musical instrument, and some                            The Music A.S. degree may be pursued on a full-time                                  0
degree of aural acuity. Graduates of the program typi-                     or part-time basis, with most course offerings available                                1
cally transfer successfully to such highly regarded                        during daytime hours only.                                                              1

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               Nursing                                                                                                                                   Program 22790 / 22800
                                                                                                                                                                   CIP 511601
               Associate in Science Degree
                   The Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) program                             cants who have satisfactorily completed the general educa-
 Nursing



               combines coursework in nursing and general educa-                          tion and science components of the program. Contact the
               tion with clinical experiences in regional health care                     Enrollment Services office or the Nursing Department for
               facilities under the supervision of college faculty. The                   the acceptance procedure. Note the LPN-RN Advanced
               program is accredited by the New Jersey Board of                           Placement option at right.
               Nursing and the National League for Nursing Accred-                           Prior to enrollment in NRS 110, students must obtain
               iting Commission. Graduates are eligible to take the                       a physical examination from a licensed practitioner on a
               National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) for                         form provided by the college and undergo a criminal his-
               Registered Nurses. Should the graduate wish to pur-                        tory background check and urine drug testing. The agen-
               sue a baccalaureate degree in nursing, credits may                         cies associated with the clinical courses require criminal
               be applied in whole or in part in accordance with the                      history background checks and urine drug testing prior to
               policies of the accepting institution.                                     patient care contact.
                   Successful graduates of the program are awarded                           Upon completion of the program, the New Jersey Board
               the Associate in Science Degree and are prepared to:                       of Nursing reserves the right to determine the eligibility
                  • function within the provisions of the                                 for licensure of any student with a history of substance
                    Nurse Practice Act;                                                   abuse or criminal offenses. Students must earn a minimum
                  • assess client health status in a comprehensive and                    grade of C in all nursing, science, and mathematics courses
                    holistic manner;                                                      to graduate.
                  • provide individual client care in a safe environment;
                  • analyze, synthesize, and evaluate client-related                                                       Curriculum
                    data to develop and implement individualized
                    client care;                                                          Code           Course (lecture/lab/clinical hours)       Credits
                  • use effective verbal and written communication                        BIO 103        Anatomy and Physiology I (3/3)                  4
                    skills;                                                               BIO 104        Anatomy and Physiology II (3/3)                 4
                  • act as an advocate for client rights.                                 BIO 201        Microbiology (3/3)                              4
                   The RN program at Mercer County Community                              CHE 107        General and Physiological Chemistry (3/2)       4
               College is open only to Mercer County residents and                        ENG 101        English Composition I (3/0)                     3
               those students matriculated into the Nursing Sci-                          ENG 102        English Composition II (3/0)                    3
               ence major (22790) prior to May 15, 2003.                                  PSY 101        Introduction to Psychology (3/0)                3
                                                                                          MAT —          Mathematics elective1                        3-4
                   Admission requires a high school diploma or the
                                                                                          — —            Social Science general education elective       3
               equivalent; satisfactory performance on the college
                                                                                          — —            General Education elective2                     3
               skills placement test or completion of any required
               academic foundations courses; and high school com-                         NRS    110     Fundamental Concepts of Nursing (3/2/6)       6
               pletion (with a grade of “C” or better) of two years of                    NRS    120     Alterations in Health I (3/3/14)              3
               academic mathematics and one year of laboratory                            NRS    121     Alterations in Health II (3/3/14)             3
               chemistry and biology. Students who have not taken                         NRS    122     Concepts of Mental Health Nursing (3/0/9)     2
               these courses or who have not completed them within                        NRS    220     Alterations in Health III (3/3/14)            3
               the last five years may fulfill this requirement through                   NRS    221     Alterations in Health IV (3/3/14)             3
               the following MCCC courses: Basic Algebra (MAT                             NRS    222     Maternal/Family Nursing (3/0/9)               2
               034), Introductory Chemistry (CHE 100), and Biologi-                       NRS    230     Alterations in Health V (3/3/14)              3
               cal Science Concepts (BIO 113).                                            NRS    231     Alterations in Health VI (3/3/14)             3
                   Admission to the professional phase of the program                     NRS    240     Transition to Practice (3/0/27)               4
                                                                                                                                                   _____
               requires a minimum GPA of 2.5 and a passing score on                                                                                66-67
               the HESI Admission Assessment Exam. In addition,
               NRS 101 (Entry Into Professional Nursing) and NRS                          NOTE: HPE 110 (Concepts of Health and Fitness) or HPE 111 (Living with Health)
               102 (Health Assessment Across the Lifespan) are pre-                       is required for students who do not demonstrate competence through credit by
                                                                                          examination by the time they complete Nursing II. HPE 304 (CPR for Professionals)
               requisite courses that must be completed prior to com-                     is required prior to Nursing I for those who do not hold certification in CPR.
           2   mencing NRS 110 (Fundamental Concepts of Nursing).                         1
                                                                                            MAT 135, 140 or 146 (4 credits), MAT 200 (3 credits), or approved alternative.
           0       The Nursing program offers both a daytime and                          2
                                                                                            Select course from the following general education categories: Humanities, Historical
           0   an evening option, with opportunity to study full or                         Perspective, Diversity and Global Perspective.
           9
           -   part time. An online (distance learning) version of the
           2   program is available as well. However, enrollment in
           0   nursing courses is limited, with priority given to appli-
           1
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                                                                                                                                                            Nursing
              LPN-RN Advanced Placement
   The LPN-RN advanced placement option offers li-
censed practical nurses (LPNs) the opportunity to gain
experiential credit for their LPN license and receive
credit for Fundamental Concepts of Nursing (NRS
110). Applicants must possess a high school diploma
(or equivalent), have graduated from an accredited
LPN school, possess a valid New Jersey LPN license,
and complete all prerequisite course requirements for
the Nursing curriculum.
   Admission to the professional phase of the program
requires a minimum GPA of 2.5 and a passing score
on the HESI Admission Assessment Exam. Six credits
are given for NRS 110. The student is then able to en-
roll in Alterations in Health I (NRS 120), Alterations
in Health II (NRS 121), or Concepts of Mental Health
Nursing (NRS 123).
   Students must earn a minimum grade of C in all nurs-
ing, science, and mathematics courses to graduate.


                        BSN Completion
   MCCC students have the opportunity to apply to a
variety of BSN completion programs through the col-
lege’s partnerships with four-year Nursing programs.


   For further information on these programs and
details concerning admission to MCCC’s Nursing pro-
gram, visit the Nursing program website: www.mccc.
edu/nursing




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 2009                                                                                                                                                      22918 / 22920
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               Nursing                                                                                                                                       CIP 511601

               Cooperative Programs with Capital Health and St. Francis Medical Center
               Associate in Science Degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences
 Nursing




                  Mercer County Community College, in collabora-                                                         Curriculum
               tion with diploma schools of nursing at Capital Health
               System and St. Francis Medical Center, awards the                                          Capital Health School of Nursing
               Associate in Science degree to students who success-                        Code         Course (lecture/lab/clinical hours)                     Credits
                                                                                           BIO    103   Anatomy and Physiology I (3/3)                                4
               fully complete the corresponding program of study.                          HPE    101   Basic Concepts of Nutrition (3/0)                             3
               Students also receive a diploma from the school of                          PSY    101   Introduction to Psychology (3/0)                              3
               nursing and are eligible to sit for the National Council                    NSG    140   Nursing I (2/3)                                               3
               Licensure Examination (NCLEX) to earn licensure as                          NSG    141   Nursing II (3/3/45 hours)                                     5
               a registered nurse. Both diploma schools are accred-                        BIO 104 Anatomy and Physiology II (3/3)                                    4
               ited by the New Jersey Board of Nursing and the Na-                         MAT 135 Intermediate Algebra with Applications (4/0)                       4
               tional League for Nursing Accrediting Commission.                           PSY 207 Developmental Psychology:
                  Both cooperative programs combine mathematics,                                   Across the Life Span (3/0)                                         3
               science, and general education courses at the college                       NSG 142 Nursing III (4/0/180 hours)                                        8
               with nursing courses conducted at the respective                            BIO 201 Microbiology (3/3)                                                 4
               medical centers. The nursing courses integrate class-                       ENG 101 English Composition I (3/0)                                        3
               room activities with clinical experiences in the home                       NSG 241 Nursing IV (4/0/180 hours)                                         8
               hospital and at other agencies in the area. The co-                         ENG 102 English Composition II (3/0)                                      3
               operative program with Capital Health System spans                          NSG 242 Nursing V (4/0/225 hours)                                         9
               two years, excluding summers; the St. Francis pro-                          — — General Education elective1                                           3
                                                                                                                                                                  _____
               gram requires attendance for two consecutive years,
                                                                                                                                                                    67
               including summers.                                                          1
                                                                                             Select course from the following general education categories: Social Science,
                  Candidates for either program must meet the ad-                            Humanities, Historical Perspective, Diversity and Global Perspective.
               missions requirements of the college and additional                         NOTE: HPE 110 or 111 required for students who do not demonstrate competence by
               requirements specific to each program. Details regard-                      the completion of Nursing IV.
               ing admission standards, grading and retention poli-                               St. Francis Medical Center School of Nursing
               cies, and graduation requirements are available from
                                                                                           Code         Course (lecture/lab/clinical hours)                     Credits
               the cooperating nursing schools. Each cooperative                           BIO    103   Anatomy and Physiology I (3/3)                                4
               program also maintains a list of baccalaureate nursing                      ENG    101   English Composition I (3/0)                                   3
               programs for students who contemplate transfer.                             PSY    101   Introduction to Psychology (3/0)                              3
                  Successful graduates of either cooperative nursing                       NSG    131   Concepts of Nursing I (4/0/120 hours)                         6
               program will be able to:                                                    BIO 104 Anatomy and Physiology II (3/3)                                    4
                 • pass the National Council Licensure                                     PSY 207 Developmental Psychology:
                    Examination – Registered Nurse;                                                Across the Life Span (3/0)                                         3
                 • provide holistic nursing care, integrating                              NSG 134 Physical Assessment (0/2)                                          1
                    concepts of nursing, humanities, and biological,                       NSG 135 Concepts of Nursing II (4/0/180 hours)                             7
                    physical, social and psychological sciences;                           ENG 102      English Composition II (3/0)                                  3
                 • function as a beginning practitioner of                                 NUR 151      Pharmacology in Nursing (3/0)                                 3
                    professional nursing in primary, secondary,                            NSG 133      Concepts of Nursing III (2/0/60 hours)                        3
                    and tertiary settings;                                                 MAT —        Mathematics elective1                                       3-4
                 • synthesize professional, legal, and ethical                             BIO — Lab Science elective2                                                4
                    responsibility and accountability within                               NSG 234 Concepts of Nursing IV (6/0/180 hours)                             9
                    nursing practice;
                                                                                           PHI 204 Ethics (3/0)
                 • use the nursing process in guiding and teaching                                 OR                                                                 3
                    individuals for the promotion, maintenance, and                        PHI 205 Moral Choices (3/0)
                    restoration of health;                                                 NSG 232 Concepts of Nursing V (6/0/180 hours)                              9
           2     • demonstrate oral and written communication
                                                                                           NSG 233 Pathways to Practice (1/0/60 hours)                              2
           0        strategies within professional practice;                                                                                                    _____
           0     • exhibit responsible, collaborative behavior that                                                                                             70-71
           9        is self-directed, utilizes critical thinking skills, and
                                                                                           1
                                                                                             Algebraic or Statistical math at 100 level or higher.
           -                                                                               2
                                                                                             Any course in the field of microbiology.
           2        encompasses personal and professional growth.
                                                                                           NOTE: HPE 110 or 111 is required for students who do not demonstrate competence
           0      Students must earn a minimum grade of C in all nurs-                     through credit by examination by the completion of Concepts of Nursing IV.
           1   ing, science, and general education courses to graduate.
           1
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                                                                                                                                                   609.586.4800
                                                                                                                                                                            August
                                                                                                                                                                             2009
Paralegal                                                                                                                                             Program A6000
                                                                                                                                                         CIP 220302
                                                                                                                                                                            UPDATE

Associate in Applied Science Degree
    The Paralegal program prepares students for vari-




                                                                                                                                                                                Paralegal
ous positions as paralegals. Employment is obtained
                                                                                                      A.A.S. Curriculum
primarily in private law offices with additional op-                       Code           Course (lecture/lab hours)               Credits
portunities in government agencies, private corpo-                         ENG 101        English Composition I (3/0)                    3
rations, banks, title companies, and insurance com-                        LEG 129        Role of the Paralegal (3/0)                    3
panies. Internship opportunities are available, and                        LEG 130        Civil Litigation I (3/0)                       3
students must successfully complete an internship in                       IST 101        Computer Concepts with Applications (2/2)      3
the final semester prior to graduation. The program is                     — —            Mathematics elective1                          3
approved by the American Bar Association.
    Successful graduates of the program will be able to:                   ENG 102 English Composition II (3/0)                                                    3
   • understand the role of the paralegal;                                 LEG 132 Civil Litigation II (3/0)                                                       3
   • demonstrate practical skills in a wide range of                       LEG 143 Family Law (3/0)                                                                3
     substantive legal areas including wills and pro-                      BUS 107 Business Law I (3/0)                                                            3
     bate, family law, real estate, civil litigation and                   LEG 133 Legal Research and Writing (3/0)                                                3
     commercial law.                                                       CMN 112 Public Speaking (3/0)
    The specialized paralegal courses are offered in                               OR                                                                              3
the evening; the remainder of the program is avail-                        CMN 111 Speech: Human Communication (3/0)
able through daytime and/or evening attendance and                         LEG    208     Wills and Probate (3/0)                                                  3
may be pursued either full-time or part-time. All legal                    LEG    206     N.J. Real Estate Transactions (3/0)                                      3
specialty courses are taught by practicing attorneys.                      BUS    108     Business Law II (3/0)                                                    3
The college maintains an extensive collection of vol-                      LEG    232     Civil Litigation III (2/2)                                               3
umes related to New Jersey and federal law and of-                         —      —       Science elective2                                                        3
fers instruction in computer-based legal research.                         —      —       General Education elective3                                              3
    This program of study is career oriented and not de-
signed specifically for students who plan to transfer to                   LEG    201     Commercial Law (3/0)                            3
a four-year institution or attend law school. The Parale-                  LEG    212     Field Experience/Paralegal (1/0/210 work hours) 3
gal program is not for training lawyers or legal adminis-                  HPE    110     Concepts of Health and Fitness (1/2)†           2
trators. Paralegals (as nonlawyers) are prohibited from                    OST    219     Word Processing Concepts and
engaging in the practice of law or giving legal advice,                                   Applications (2/2)4
setting legal fees, or representing clients in court.                                     OR                                              3
    Admission to the program requires a high school                        —      —       General Education elective5
diploma or its equivalent.                                                 —      —       Diversity and Global Perspective elective       3
                                                                                                                                      _____
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                                                                           NOTE: Electives should be selected in consultation with the program coordinator in
                                                                           order to assure maximum transfer of credits. Students require a minimum of 18 hours
                                                                           of ABA recognized general education electives.
                                                                           1
                                                                             MAT 108 or 120 recommended.
                                                                           2
                                                                             Students may select any approved Natural Science course in the MCCC catalog. BIO
                                                                             114 is the recommended elective for those students who plan to transfer to a four-year
                                                                             institution. Those planning to transfer should determine if a lab science is required before
                                                                             choosing the Science elective.
                                                                           3
                                                                             Select course from either Social Science or Humanities general education categories.
                                                                           4
                                                                             Students who cannot type at a rate of at least 35 words per minute must enroll in OST 111,
                                                                             which is a prerequisite for OST 219.
                                                                           5
                                                                             Select course from the following general education categories: Social Science, Humanities
                                                                             (except DAN 101; PHO 110), Historical Perspective, Diversity and Global Perspective
                                                                             (except BUS 230).
                                                                           † HPE 111 is an acceptable alternative.
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 2009
UPDATE
                 Paralegal                                                                                                                                        Program 68630
                                                                                                                                                                     CIP 220302
                 Certificate of Proficiency
                    The Certificate of Proficiency program for parale-
 Paralegal



                 gals generally includes only legal specialty and law                                            Certificate Curriculum1
                 related courses and is relatively short in duration.                        Code    Course (lecture/lab hours)                Credits
                 Individuals who do not already possess an associate                         *LEG 129Role of the Paralegal (3/0)                     3
                 or bachelor’s degree are not eligible to enroll in the                      *LEG 130Civil Litigation I (3/0)                        3
                 Certificate of Proficiency program. Proof of a prior                        *LEG 133Legal Research and Writing (3/0)2               3
                 associate or bachelor’s degree is required and, if the                      LEG 132 Civil Litigation II (3/0)                       3
                 associate degree is in science or applied science,                          LEG 232 Civil Litigation III (2/2)                      3
                 students must have at least 18 credits of approved                          OST 219 Word Processing Concepts
                 general education coursework in that prior degree.                                  and Applications (2/2)3                         3
                    The Paralegal Certificate prepares students for                          LEG 212 Field Experience/Paralegal (1/0/210 work hours) 3
                 various positions as paralegals. Employment is ob-                          LEG/BUS Electives4                                      9
                 tained primarily in private law offices with additional                                                                         _____
                 opportunities in government agencies, private corpo-                                                                                                        30
                 rations, banks, title companies, and insurance com-
                 panies. Internship opportunities are available, and                         * Must be first three courses taken.
                                                                                             1
                                                                                               Prior to enrolling in this Certificate, students must present proof of award of an
                 students must successfully complete an internship in                          associate or bachelor’s degree and must have successfully completed (C grade or
                 the final semester prior to graduation. The program is                        better) a basic English composition course and at least one other General Education
                 approved by the American Bar Association.                                     course.
                    Successful graduates of the program will be able to:                     2
                                                                                               ENG 101 or its equivalent is a prerequisite for LEG 133; consequently, the student’s
                   • understand the role of the paralegal;                                     prior degree must include an English composition course equivalent to Mercer’s
                                                                                               ENG 101 with a C grade or better.
                   • demonstrate practical skills in a wide range of                         3
                                                                                               Students who cannot type at a rate of at least 35 words per minute must enroll in
                      substantive legal areas including wills and pro-                         OST 111 which is a prerequisite for OST 219.
                      bate, family law, real estate, civil litigation and                    4
                                                                                               Approved LEG/BUS electives (select any three courses):
                      commercial law.                                                               LEG   143   Family Law
                    The specialized paralegal courses are offered in                                LEG   201   Commercial Law
                 the evening; the remainder of the program is avail-                                LEG   206   New Jersey Real Estate Transactions
                                                                                                    LEG   208   Wills and Probate
                 able through daytime and/or evening attendance and                                 BUS   107   Business Law I
                 may be pursued either full-time or part-time. All legal                            BUS   108   Business Law II
                 specialty courses are taught by practicing attorneys.
                 The college maintains an extensive collection of vol-
                 umes related to New Jersey and federal law and of-
                 fers instruction in computer-based legal research.
                    This program of study is career oriented and not de-
                 signed specifically for students who plan to transfer to a
                 four-year institution or attend law school. The Paralegal
                 program is not for training lawyers or legal administra-
                 tors. Paralegals (as nonlawyers) are prohibited from
                 engaging in the practice of law or giving legal advice,
                 setting legal fees, or representing clients in court.




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                                                                                                                                                         609.586.4800
                                                                                                                                                            August
                                                                                                                                                             2009
Paraprofessional Classroom Educator                                                                                                        Program 68770
                                                                                                                                              CIP 130101
                                                                                                                                                            UPDATE

Certificate of Proficiency
    The Paraprofessional Classroom Educator certifi-




                                                                                                                                                            Classroom Educator
                                                                                                                                                            Paraprofessional
cate program prepares students for entry-level posi-
                                                                                                          Curriculum
tions as paraprofessionals in schools, as classroom                          Code         Course (lecture/lab hours)                 Credits
or instructional aides, and as assistant teachers in                         ENG 101      English Composition (3/0)                        3
pre-schools or daycare facilities. Individuals current-                      CMN 111      Speech: Human Communication (3/0)                3
ly holding paraprofessional positions may use this                           PSY 101      Introduction to Psychology (3/0)                 3
program to enhance classroom and related skills.                             EDU 109      Introduction to Education (3/0)                  3
    Students who are interested in working with spe-                         PSY 206      Child Development (3/0)
cial populations or specific academic subjects may                                        OR                                               3
request permission to substitute selected courses for                        EDU 120      Introduction to Early Childhood Education (3/0)
certain requirements. Talk to the advisor for Educa-                         EDU 102      Introduction to Exceptional Children (3/0)       3
tion programs if this is your interest.                                      SOC 101      Introduction to Sociology (3/0)
    Successful graduates of the program will be able to:                                  OR                                               3
   • assist a classroom, head or group teacher;                              SOC    104   Sociology of Education (3/0)
   • assist individual students with special needs;                          SOC    203   Urban Sociology (3/0)                            3
   • correct papers under the supervision of a teacher;                      EDU    211   Education Seminar (3/0)                          3
   • follow teacher directives to tutor individual                           EDU    210   Education Field Service (4 days per week) _____  6
     students or small groups;
                                                                                                                                                    33
   • operate standard audio/visual, computer, and
     office equipment.
    Admission to the program requires a high school
diploma or equivalent and competence in English and
math as demonstrated through placement testing.
    All credits earned in this certificate may be applied
to the A.A.S. degree program in Education/Special
Education Assistant.
    This certificate is not designed for transfer; how-
ever, students who wish to pursue a baccalaureate
program and teacher certification should be able to
transfer some of the credits.




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August
 2009
UPDATE
                                       Photography and Digital Imaging                                                                                                            Program 67850
                                                                                                                                                                                     CIP 500101
                                       Certificate of Proficiency
                                           The Photography and Digital Imaging certificate
 Photography and Digital Imaging



                                       provides graduates with entry-level employment
                                                                                                                                                Curriculum
                                       skills in the rapidly changing professional photogra-                       Code         Course (lecture/lab hours)                          Credits
                                       phy field. The program includes foundation courses                          PHO 101      Introduction to Photography (2/3)                         3
                                       in basic photography, digital photography, digital im-                      DMA 110      Digital Imaging (1/4)                                     3
                                       aging, studio and documentary photography.                                  ENG 101      English Composition I (3/0)                               3
                                           The program incorporates a balance of traditional
                                       and digital photographic techniques. Emphasis on                            PHO 102 Intermediate Photography (1/4)                                  3
                                       hands-on experiences in the digital laboratory, on lo-                      PHO 202 Studio Photography (1/4)                                        3
                                       cation, and in the studio develops both the creative                        PHO 203 Digital Photography (1/4)                                       3
                                       ability and the technical skills essential to photogra-
                                       phy careers.                                                                DMA 211      Digital Imaging II (1/4)                                  3
                                           Students learn in modern, well-equipped facili-                         DMA 250      Digital Portfolio Seminar (1/4)                           3
                                       ties. Courses are offered both day and evening. All                         PHO 110      History of Photography (3/0)                              3
                                       courses transfer to the Associate in Fine Arts Degree                       PHO 251      Documentary Photography (1/4)                             3
                                                                                                                                                                                       _____
                                       in Visual Arts. If the required courses are taken,                                                                                                 30
                                       starting in the Summer, in the semester sequence as
                                       outlined, the program can be completed in one year
                                       of full-time study.
                                           Successful graduates of the program will be able to:
                                          • demonstrate proficiency with film and digital
                                            capture devices;
                                          • process and print images in both traditional and
                                            digital labs;
                                          • practice archival image workflow;
                                          • identify and explain the significant events in
                                            photo history as well as contemporary practices;
                                          • integrate different techniques and approaches to
                                            photography;
                                          • analyze and evaluate photographs in the context
                                            of group critiques;
                                          • create a portfolio for education transfer,
                                            employment, or artistic venues.
                                           Admission to the Photography and Digital Imaging
                                       certificate program requires a high school diploma or
                                       its equivalent.

                                       Also see:
                                         • Visual Arts degree program
                                           (Photography and Digital Imaging concentration)




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                                                                                                                                                                         609.586.4800
                                                                                                                                                                August
                                                                                                                                                                 2009
Physical Therapist Assistant                                                                                                         Program A6880 / A6870
                                                                                                                                               CIP 510806
                                                                                                                                                                UPDATE

Associate in Applied Science Degree
    The Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) program




                                                                                                                                                                    Physical Therapist Assistant
combines courses in general education and physical
                                                                                                         Curriculum
therapy with supervised clinical experiences in area                      Code          Course (lecture/lab/clinical hours)                     Credits
clinics, hospitals, and private practices. MCCC’s pro-                    ENG 101       English Composition I (3/0)                                   3
gram is accredited by the Commission on Accredita-                        ENG 102       English Composition II (3/0)                                  3
tion in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) of the                         BIO 103       Anatomy and Physiology I (3/3)                                4
American Physical Therapy Association.                                    BIO 104       Anatomy and Physiology II (3/3)                               4
    Graduates are eligible to take the National Physical                  HPE 110       Concepts of Health and Fitness (1/2)†                         2
Therapy Examination for licensure as physical thera-                      PSY 101       Introduction to Psychology (3/0)                              3
pist assistants and be recognized by the State of New                     MAT —         Mathematics elective (3/0)1                                   3
Jersey Department of Law & Public Safety, Division of
Consumer Affairs, State Board of Physical Therapy Ex-                     HPE     171   Personal Fitness (1/0)                                          1
aminers, which regulates the practice of physical thera-                  PTA     101   Introduction to PTA (1/0)                                       1
py in the state of New Jersey.                                            PTA     105   Kinesiology (3/0)                                               3
    PTAs are employed by hospitals, pediatric, geriat-                    PTA     106   Therapeutic Measurement (0/2)                                   1
ric, and private practice physical therapy facilities.                    PTA     112   Pathology for PTAs (3/0)                                        3
Upon successful completion of the program, students                       —       —     General Education elective2                                     3
are awarded the Associate in Applied Science Degree                       —       —     First Aid and CPR Certification3                                —


and will be able to:                                                      PTA     205   Motor Development (1/0)                                         1
   • communicate effectively with other members of                        PTA     210   PTA Techniques (3/2)                                            4
     the health care team, patients and their families;                   PTA     211   Physical Agents (3/3)                                           4
   • provide patient care and physical therapy                            PTA     213   PTA Therapy Clinic (3/3)                                        3
     services under the direction and supervision                         PTA     225   PTA Clinical Education I (160 hours)                            4
     of a physical therapist;                                             PTA     226   PTA Seminar I (3/0)                                             2
   • perform patient assessment techniques                                PTA     235   PTA Clinical Education II (200 hours)                           4
     including joint range of motion, manual muscle
     testing, and measurement for assistive devices;                      PTA 231 PTA Seminar II (3/0)                                                3
   • assist patients in gait training activities, body                    PTA 240 PTA Clinical Education III (240 hours)                              5
     mechanics principles, and therapeutic exercise;                      PTA 241 PTA Seminar III (1/0)                                               1
                                                                                                                                                   _____
   • utilize clinical decision-making skills in the
                                                                                                                                                      65
     performance of physical therapy interventions.
    Applicants must have a high school diploma or                         1
                                                                            MAT 115, 140, or approved alternative.
the equivalent with at least one year of a high school
                                                                          2
                                                                            Select course from the following general education categories: Social Science,
                                                                            Humanities, Historical Perspective, Diversity and Global Perspective.
laboratory science. Students who did not complete at                      3
                                                                            Students must hold current certifications in First Aid and CPR for Professionals.
least one year of a high school laboratory science and
                                                                          †HPE 111 is an acceptable alternative.
those students whose background in the sciences is
                                                                          NOTE: Students must earn a minimum grade of C+ in all PTA courses and a minimum
old or weak may be expected to complete one or more                       grade of C in all science courses. All PTA courses may only be attempted twice.
of the following courses: Physical Science Concepts
(PHY 111), Introductory Chemistry (CHE 100), Bio-
logical Science Concepts (BIO 113). Full acceptance                           Contact the Enrollment Services office or the Science &
into the program requires satisfactory performance on                         Health Professions division for a copy of the eligibility
the college skills placement test or completion of any                        requirements and acceptance procedure.
required remediation.                                                            All Health Profession majors are required to undergo a
    Enrollment in the program is limited and based upon                       criminal background check prior to commencing the clini-
a petitioning process. If the number of qualified ap-                         cal portion of the professional phase of their respective pro-
plicants for the Physical Therapist Assistant program                         gram. A prior criminal history may prevent applicants from
exceeds available openings, acceptance will be made                           participation in the PTA program and ultimately licensure.
in accordance with procedures published separately.                                                                                                             2
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August
 2009
UPDATE
               Physics                                                                                                                                         Program 22500
                                                                                                                                                                  CIP 240101
               Associate in Science Degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences
                  The Physics option of the Liberal Arts and Scienc-
 Physics



                                                                                                                         Curriculum
               es program prepares students to enter the junior level
               of a baccalaureate degree program leading to careers                       Code          Course (lecture/lab hours)                Credits
               in the fields of physics and engineering.                                  ENG 101       English Composition I (3/0)                     3
                  This program conforms to the provisions of the                          MAT 151       Calculus I (4/0)                                4
               New Jersey Statewide Transfer Agreement. An A.S.                           PHY 107       Introduction to University Physics (2/0)        2
               degree in Physics from Mercer County Communi-                              — —           Science elective1                               4
               ty College will be fully transferable as the first two                     — —           Social Science general education elective       3
               years of a baccalaureate degree program at New Jer-
               sey public four-year institutions. Students also have                      ENG    102    English Composition II (3/0)                                      3
               transferred to other four-year institutions throughout                     MAT    152    Calculus II (4/0)                                                 4
               the country.                                                               PHY    108    University Physics I (2/3)                                        3
                  Successful graduates of the program will be able to:                    —      —      Science elective1                                                 4
                 • understand the basic laws and principles of physics                    —      —      Technology elective2                                              4
                    and engineering;
                 • demonstrate working knowledge of scientific instru-                    CMN 111 Speech: Human Communication (3/0)
                    ments through hands-on laboratory experience;                                 OR                                                                      3
                 • exhibit strong problem-solving and critical thinking                   CMN 112 Public Speaking (3/0)
                    skills;                                                               HPE 110 Concepts of Health and Fitness (1/2)†                                   2
                 • communicate effectively both with the scientific                       MAT 251 Calculus III (4/0)                                                      4
                    community and the general public.                                     PHY 217 University Physics II (3/3)                                             4
               Students may complete the degree in two years, and                         — — Humanities general education elective                                       3
               in less time by taking advantage of summer courses.
                                                                                          MAT    252    Differential Equations (4/0)                                    4
                                                                                          PHY    218    University Physics III (3/3)                                    4
                                                                                          —      —      Science elective1                                               4
                                                                                          —      —      General Education elective3                                     3
                                                                                                                                                                     _____
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                                                                                          1
                                                                                            Select from CHE 101, 102, 201, 202, 205; BIO 101, 102, 201, 202, 203, 204, 208;
                                                                                            or other course by advisor approval.
                                                                                          2
                                                                                            Select COS 101 or 102 or other technology course as appropriate for intended
                                                                                            transfer institution.
                                                                                          3
                                                                                            Select course from either Social Science or Humanities general education categories.
                                                                                          †HPE 111 is an acceptable alternative.




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                                                                                                                                                     609.586.4800
                                                                                                                                                                   August
                                                                                                                                                                    2009
Plant Science                                                                                                                                  Program 22600
                                                                                                                                                  CIP 011101
                                                                                                                                                                   UPDATE

Associate in Science Degree
    The Plant Science program prepares students for




                                                                                                                                                                       Plant Science
the junior year of study at a college or university of-
                                                                                                          Curriculum
fering such fields as horticulture, botany, conserva-                      Code    Course (lecture/lab hours)                                     Credits
tion, environmental science, ecology, and forestry.                        ENG 101 English Composition I (3/0)                                          3
Horticulture students who plan to pursue a bacca-                          BIO 101 General Biology I (3/3)                                              4
laureate degree should elect this alternative.                             CHE 101 General Chemistry I (3/3)                                            4
    Facilities to support the program include well-                        OHT 101 Plant Science (2/2)                                                  3
equipped biology and chemistry laboratories, a mod-                        CMN 111 Speech: Human Communication (3/0)
ern greenhouse complex, and an extensive woody                                     OR                                                                     3
plants collection throughout the 292-acre West Wind-                       CMN 112 Public Speaking (3/0)
sor Campus. Occasional field trips to Longwood Gar-
dens, the New Jersey Pine Barrens, Marquand Park,                          ENG    102    English Composition II (3/0)                                     3
and elsewhere offer additional opportunities for spe-                      MAT    146    Pre-Calculus Mathematics (4/0)                                   4
cialized study of plant specimens.                                         BIO    102    General Biology II (3/3)                                         4
    Successful graduates of the program will be able to:                   CHE    102    General Chemistry II (3/3)                                       4
   • explain the structures and processes related to
                                                                           BIO    203    Entomology (3/3)                                                 4
     plant growth and function;
                                                                           BIO    204    Ecology (3/3)                                                    4
   • identify common insects, diseases, and woody
                                                                           OHT    204    Plant Diseases (2/2)                                             3
     plants found in our region;
                                                                           —      —      Social Science general education elective                        3
   • understand key environmental issues as they
     relate locally, nationally, and globally;                             BIO    202    Woody Plants (3/3)                                             4
   • exhibit proficiency in the laboratory and in the                      OHT    108    Soil and Plant Nutrition (3/3)                                 4
     field by using standard equipment and measure-                        HPE    110    Concepts of Health and Fitness (1/2)†                          2
     ment and observation techniques that allow one                        —      —      Humanities general education elective                          3
     to gather, analyze, and interpret qualitative and                     —      —      General Education elective1                                    3
                                                                                                                                                     _____
     quantitative data;
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   • transfer and successfully pursue a baccalaureate
     degree in a related field.                                            1
                                                                            Select course from either Social Science or Humanities general education categories.
    Admission to the Plant Science program requires                        †HPE 111 is an acceptable alternative.
a high school diploma or its equivalent with at least
one year of science (biology or chemistry) and two
years of algebra.




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                           Professional Baking                                                                                                                                Program 67350
                                                                                                                                                                                 CIP 120501
                           Certificate of Proficiency
                              The Professional Baking certificate program pre-
 Professional Baking



                           pares graduates for employment in individual bake
                                                                                                                                          Curriculum
                           shops or in the bakery production departments of                             Code            Course (lecture/lab hours)                Credits
                           healthcare institutions, restaurants, supermarkets,                          ENG 101         English Composition I (3/0)                     3
                           hotels, catering businesses or cruise ships.                                 HOS 100         Hospitality Success Skills (1/0)                1
                              Successful graduates of the program will be able to:                      HOS 101         Food Preparation I (1/4)                        3
                             • prepare a wide variety of foodservice bakery                             HOS 110         Breakfast / Pantry (1/3)                        2
                               products;                                                                HOS 111         Culinary Math (1/0)                             1
                             • use safe and sanitary methods in the produc-                             HOS 115         Food and Culture (2/2)                          3
                               tion of a wide variety of bake shop goods within                         HOS 118         Sanitation and Safety in
                               many commercial and noncommercial bakery                                                 Food Service Operations (2/0)                   2
                               production businesses;                                                   HOS      217    Professional Baking I (1/4)                     3
                             • use basic, intermediate and advanced baking                              HOS      218    Professional Baking II (1/4)                    3
                               techniques and tools within any bake shop                                HOS      219    Professional Baking III (1/3)                   2
                               operation;                                                               HOS      246    Artisanal Breads (1/3)                          2
                             • assess overall quality of the baked goods                                HOS      247    Restaurant Desserts (1/4)                       3
                               produced and served;                                                     HOS      290    Internship in Hotel, Restaurant, and
                             • use standardized recipes;                                                                Institution Management (1/0 + internship)       2
                             • apply culinary terminology used within the food                          MAT 108         Topics in Mathematics (3/0)
                               service industry;                                                                        OR1                                             3
                             • appraise the needs of and have the ability                               BUS 103         Business Mathematics (3/0)                   ____
                               to purchase food and nonfood supplies for
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                               commercial bakery operations.
                              Most of the credits earned in acquiring the Profes-                       1
                                                                                                            Students planning to transfer to Culinary Arts or HRIM degree programs should take
                           sional Baking Certificate can be applied towards the                             MAT 108.
                           college’s associate degree programs.
                              Admission to the program requires a high school
                           diploma or its equivalent.




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Professional Cooking                                                                                                                            Program 67300
                                                                                                                                                   CIP 120505
                                                                                                                                                                    UPDATE

Certificate of Proficiency
   The Professional Cooking certificate program pre-




                                                                                                                                                                        Professional Cooking
pares individuals for professional entry into the food
                                                                                                            Curriculum
service industry. It provides a working knowledge                            Code          Course (lecture/lab hours)                Credits
of commercial preparation of a wide variety of food                          ENG 101       English Composition I (3/0)                     3
products combined with hands-on skills.                                      HOS 100       Hospitality Success Skills (1/0)                1
   Graduates can participate professionally in the                           HOS 101       Food Preparation I (1/4)                        3
food production departments of restaurants, hotels,                          HOS 102       Food Preparation II (1/4)                       3
conference centers, hospitals and nursing homes,                             HOS 109       Advanced Culinary Arts (1/4)                    3
catering operations, and many other types of food                            HOS 110       Breakfast / Pantry (1/3)                        2
service businesses. In some cases, this education                            HOS 111       Culinary Math (1/0)                             1
prepares students to enter supervisory positions.                            HOS 115       Food and Culture (2/2)1                         3
   Successful graduates of the program will be able to:                      HOS 118       Sanitation and Safety in
  • prepare a wide variety of food products used in                                        Food Service Operations (2/0)                   2
    the food service industry;                                               HOS    210    Applied Kitchen Skills – Lunch (1/4)            3
  • prepare a wide variety of food service bakery goods;                     HOS    217    Professional Baking (1/4)                       3
  • use standardized recipes;                                                HOS    235    American Regional Cuisine (1/3)                 2
  • apply the culinary terminology used within the                           HOS    290    Internship in Hotel, Restaurant, and
    food service industry;                                                                 Institution Management (1/0 + internship)       2
  • plan and develop appropriate menus which                                 MAT 108       Topics in Mathematics (3/0)
    meet the criteria of commercial food operations;                                       OR2                                             3
  • demonstrate the techniques necessary to                                  BUS 103       Business Mathematics (3/0)                   ____
    prepare healthful food products for commercial
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    food operations;
  • plan and direct food production in commercial                            1
                                                                               Students who elect to take MAT 108 may elect to take HOS 116 (Techniques of
    food operations;                                                           Healthy Cooking) in place of HOS 115.
  • appraise the needs of, and have the ability                              2
                                                                               Students planning to transfer to Culinary Arts or HRIM degree programs should take
    to purchase food and nonfood supplies for,                                 MAT 108.
    commercial food operations;
  • apply the requirements for operating a safe and
    sanitary food service operation including Hazard
    Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP).
   Most of the credits earned in acquiring the Profes-
sional Cooking Certificate can be applied towards the
college’s associate degree programs.
   Admission to the program requires a high school
diploma or its equivalent.




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             Radio                                                                                                                                          Program A6700
                                                                                                                                                               CIP 100202
             Associate in Applied Science Degree in Radio/TV
                 Radio, one of the two options of the Radio/TV
 Radio



             program, prepares students for employment as radio
                                                                                                                       Curriculum
             announcers, news reporters, salespersons, copywrit-                        Code    Course (lecture/studio hours)                                  Credits
             ers, and other entry-level positions. Radio classes                        ENG 101 English Composition I (3/0)                                          3
             involve practical hands-on work with state-of-the-art                      CMN 101 Mass Media (3/0)                                                     3
             audio production studio equipment including radio                          CMN 111 Speech: Human Communication (3/0)
             consoles, digital recording and editing equipment,                                 OR                                                                     3
             CD players, and newswire services. Facilities include                      CMN 112 Public Speaking (3/0)
             complete stereo radio production studios and digital                       CMN 141 Introduction to TV Production (2/2)                                    3
             audio workstations.                                                        CMN 151 Introduction to Radio (2/2)                                            3
                 In addition to practical and theoretical instruc-
             tion, the Radio program provides a course of study                         ENG 102 English Composition II (3/0)                                           3
             emphasizing and developing communication skills.                           CMN 153 Audio Production for Broadcasting
             Qualified students intern at a radio station. Pursued                              and Entertainment Industries (2/2)                                     3
             either full-time or part-time, the complete program is                     CMN 161 Writing for Radio and TV (3/0)                                         3
             available through a combination of daytime and eve-                        IST 101 Computer Concepts with Applications (2/2)1
             ning attendance.                                                                   OR                                                                     3
                 Radio is a career-oriented program leading to em-                      IST 102 Computer Concepts with Programming (2/2)1
             ployment following graduation or transfer to four-year                     — — Program elective2                                                          3
             institutions. Radio graduates are employed by radio                        CMN 250 Announcing for Radio and Electronic Media (2/2)                        3
             stations in the New Jersey, New York, and Philadel-                        CMN 273 Sales in Broadcast and Cable
             phia areas.                                                                        Communications (3/0)                                                   3
                 Mercer graduates have transferred to a number                          HPE 110 Concepts of Health and Fitness (1/2)†                                  2
             of colleges and universities in New Jersey and other                       — — Mathematics general education elective3                                    3
             states, including Rutgers University, The College of                       — — Social Science general education elective                                  3
             New Jersey, Montclair University, Monmouth Uni-                            — — General Education elective4                                                3
             versity, Rowan University, William Paterson State
             College, Syracuse University, Ithaca College, Emer-                        DMA     Digital Portfolio Seminar (1/4)
                                                                                                250                                                                    3
             son College, Temple University, New York Univer-                           CMN     Applied Radio Programming (2/2)
                                                                                                252                                                                    3
             sity, Boston University, University of Maryland, and                       CMN     Radio/TV Management (3/0)
                                                                                                274                                                                    3
             UCLA.                                                                      CMN     Internship: Communications
                                                                                                290
                 Admission to the program requires a high school                                OR                                                                     3
             diploma or its equivalent. The successful graduate of                      CMN 286 Special Studies in Radio
             the Radio option is awarded an Associate in Applied                        — — Elective                                                                 3
                                                                                                                                                                  _____
             Science degree in Radio/TV and will be able to:
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                • operate radio studio equipment including
                  consoles, analog and digital recording devices,                       NOTE: Electives should be selected in consultation with an academic advisor in order
                  CD players, digital audio players and editing                         to assure maximum transfer of credits.
                  software, and computerized on-air systems;                            1
                                                                                          A Science or Technology course substitution is suggested for those students with
                • write and edit commercial and news copy;                                extensive prior computer background.
                • perform digital editing;
                                                                                        2
                                                                                          Select from CMN 107, MUS 103, THR 104, DMA 105 or 120. Dual Radio/TV majors
                                                                                          select CMN 143 (Graphics and Effects for Video).
                • produce and announce commercial radio                                 3
                                                                                          MAT 108 or 120 recommended.
                  programs;                                                             4
                                                                                          Select course from the following general education categories: Social Science,
                • produce and announce commercial voiceovers;                             Humanities, Historical Perspective, Diversity and Global Perspective.
                • distinguish and discuss the difference between                        † HPE 111 is an acceptable alternative.
                  radio formats;                                                        NOTE: Students must earn a minimum grade of C in all CMN courses to graduate.
                • prepare and present a sales proposal;
         2      • work cooperatively with colleagues;
         0      • use effective supervision techniques;
         0      • achieve entry-level professional competence for
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         2        radio broadcasting.
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Radiography                                                                                                                        Program A6810 / A6800
                                                                                                                                             CIP 510907
                                                                                                                                                              UPDATE

Associate in Applied Science Degree
    The Radiography program combines courses in gen-




                                                                                                                                                                  Radiography
eral education and radiography with supervised clini-
                                                                                                         Curriculum
cal experience in area hospitals. Graduates are eligible                   Code         Course (lecture/lab/clinical days)      Credits
to take the American Registry of Radiologic Technolo-                      BIO 103      Anatomy and Physiology I (3/3)                4
gist Examination in Radiography to become nationally                       RAD 107      Introduction to Radiography (1/0)             1
certified and licensed by the State of New Jersey.                         RAD 119      Principles of Imaging Science I (2/0)         2
    The program is accredited by the Joint Review                          RAD 127      Radiographic Procedures I (3/3/24 days)       6
Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology                            MAT —        Mathematics elective1                      3-4
(JRCERT) and the New Jersey Radiologic Technol-
ogy Board of Examiners. Graduates are employed by                          BIO    104   Anatomy and Physiology II (3/3)                                4
hospitals, clinics, diagnostic imaging centers, and the                    RAD    114   Radiation Protection (2/0)                                     2
offices of private physicians.                                             RAD    120   Principles of Imaging Science II (2/2)                         3
    Upon successful completion of the program, stu-                        RAD    128   Radiographic Procedures II (2/3/28 days)                       6
dents are awarded the Associate in Applied Science                         HPE 110 Concepts of Health and Fitness (1/2)†                               2
degree and will be able to:                                                RAD 206 Clinical Practicum (0/0/42 days)                                    3
   • use the principles of radiation protection
      in diagnostic radiographic procedures;                               ENG 101 English Composition I (3/0)2                                        3
   • communicate effectively with patients and                             RAD 216 Advanced Imaging Modalities and
      function as a professional member of the health                              Special Procedures (3/0)                                            3
      care team;                                                           RAD 228 Radiographic Procedures III (2/3/42 days)                           7
   • perform a full range of diagnostic radiographic                       — — Social Science general education elective3                              3
      procedures;
   • utilize critical thinking skills in the performance                   ENG 112 English Composition II with Speech (3/0)                            3
      of radiographic examinations.                                        RAD 220 Quality Assurance and Radiography
    Applicants must have a high school diploma or the                              Seminar (3/2)                                                       4
equivalent with one year of a laboratory science and                       RAD 224 Introduction to Pathology (2/0)                                     2
two years of academic mathematics. Students who                            RAD 240 Advanced Clinical Experience I (0/0/42 days)                        3
have not completed these courses within the last five                      — — General Education elective4                                             3
years may fulfill this requirement by completing Ba-                       RAD 242 Advanced Clinical Experience II (0/0/28 days)   2
sic Algebra (MAT 034) and one of the following sci-                                                                            _____
ence courses: Physical Science Concepts (PHY 111),                                                                             69-70
Introductory Chemistry (CHE 100), or Biological Sci-
ence Concepts (BIO 113). Students are advised to                           NOTE: RAD 127, 128, and 227 require 15-30 minutes each week for competency
                                                                           testing in the laboratory.
take Physical Science Concepts (PHY 111) if a phys-                        1
                                                                             MAT 135, 200 or approved alternative.
ics course was not completed in high school or within                      2
                                                                             ENG 102 is an acceptable alternative when combined with CMN 111 or 112.
five years of starting radiography courses.                                3
                                                                             PSY 101 or SOC 101 recommended; or select from approved Psychology or
    In order to be accepted into the professional phase of                   Sociology alternatives.
the radiography program, the student must have com-                        4
                                                                             Select PHI 204 or 205, or course from Diversity and Global Perspective general
pleted all basic skills and ESL courses and be eligible                      education category.
to enroll in college-level English and mathematics. Stu-                   † HPE 111 is an acceptable alternative.
dents must be at least 18 years of age by January of their                 NOTE: Students must earn a minimum grade of C in BIO 103 and 104, mathematics,
first year in radiography courses. Enrollment in the pro-                  and all RAD courses.
fessional phase of the radiography program is limited,
with priority given to radiography science students who                    tion to include immunizations and lab analyses from a li-
have completed Anatomy and Physiology courses (BIO                         censed practitioner, and complete a criminal background
103 and 104) and mathematics electives.                                    check. The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists
    Details regarding the acceptance procedure are                         has the right to determine eligibility for certification with
available on the college website and may be ob-                            regard to misdemeanor and felony convictions and vio-                              2
tained by contacting the Enrollment Services office                        lations of academic integrity. The New Jersey Radiologic                           0
or Science & Health Professions division.                                  Board of Examiners has the right to determine eligibility                          0
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    Prior to enrollment in first semester radiography                      for licensure. For additional information, contact the Ra-                         -
courses, students must obtain a physical examina-                          diography program coordinator.                                                     2
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                           Respiratory Therapy                                                                                                                               Program A6860
                                                                                                                                                                                CIP 510908
                           in cooperation with Brookdale Community College
                           Associate in Applied Science Degree
 Respiratory Therapy



                              The Respiratory Therapy program is offered in coop-
                           eration with Brookdale Community College. Students
                                                                                                                                         Curriculum
                           may complete the general education component of the                                           Brookdale Community College Courses
                           program at Mercer County Community College and                              Code                                             Credits
                           take the specialized courses in respiratory therapy at                      General Education — 30 credits as follows:
                           Brookdale. Provisions of the agreement are available                        [see corresponding Mercer courses below]
                           from the Admissions office of either college.                               BIOL 111 Anatomy & Physiology I                        4
                              This program prepares students for entry-level                           BIOL 112 Anatomy & Physiology II                       4
                           positions in respiratory care. Students work with                           BIOL 213 Microbiology                                  4
                           patients in the treatment, management, and control                          COMP 129 Introduction to Computer Literacy             3
                           of problems and abnormalities associated with the                                        Communications (English Composition)      6
                           cardiopulmonary system.                                                                  Humanities elective                       3
                              Graduates work closely with patients, doctors, and                                    Social Science elective                   3
                           nurses to provide diagnostic testing, therapeutics,                                      General Education elective                3
                           education, rehabilitation, monitoring, life support,
                           and other specialized methods of treatment. Clinical                        Career Studies — 37 credits as follows:
                           learning experiences are required of all students.                          RESP 161 Cardiopulmonary Anatomy and Physiology                                   3
                              Upon completion of the program, students are eli-                        RESP 162 Fundamental Skills in Respiratory Therapy                                6
                           gible to sit for the National Board of Respiratory Care                     RESP 163 Cardiopulmonary Pathophysiology                                          4
                           (NBRC) Examination. After successful completion                             RESP 164 Patient Assessment and Diagnostics                                       5
                           of this examination and application to the Respira-                         RESP 261 Neonatal & Pediatric Respiratory Care                                    2
                           tory Care Board, the graduate is also eligible for state                    RESP 262 Adult Critical Care                                                      7
                           licensure as a Certified Respiratory Therapist. Once                        RESP 263 Subacute Respiratory Care                                                2
                           licensed, graduates are eligible to take the Advanced                       RESP 264 Respiratory Care Practice                                                6
                           Practitioner Examinations to become a Registered                            RESP 265 Issues and Trends in Health Care                                         2
                           Respiratory Therapist (RRT).
                              This program is accredited by the Commission on Ac-                                     Mercer County Community College Courses
                           creditation for Allied Health Education Programs (CAA-                      Code                Course (lecture/lab hours)            Credits
                           HEP) in cooperation with the Committee on Accredita-                        BIO         103     Anatomy and Physiology I (3/3)              4
                           tion for Respiratory Care (CoArc), 1701 West Euless                         BIO         104     Anatomy and Physiology II (3/3)             4
                           Blvd., Suite 300, Euless, TX 76040, (817) 283-2835.                         BIO         201     Microbiology (3/3)                          4
                              Specific admission criteria for the program are                          IST         101     Computer Concepts with Applications (2/2) 3
                           outlined in the Brookdale Community College cata-                           ENG         101     English Composition I (3/0)                 3
                           log. Separate policies for the Respiratory program,                         ENG         102     English Composition II (3/0)                3
                           including those involving grading, can be found in                          —            —      General Education electives1                9
                           the Respiratory Therapy Student Handbook.
                              Successful graduates of the program will be able to:
                                                                                                       1
                                                                                                           Select general education electives in consultation with an MCCC advisor to ensure
                                                                                                           transferability to Brookdale Community College.
                              • assess, analyze, implement, and evaluate                                   Select courses from at least two of the following general education categories
                                respiratory care;                                                          (Diversity and Global Perspective is recommended for one): Social Science,
                              • incorporate ethical/legal considerations into                              Humanities, Historical Perspective, Diversity and Global Perspective.
                                the respiratory action plan;
                              • exhibit therapeutic communication skills;
                              • apply basic principles of management in the
                                care of groups of patients;
                              • incorporate principles from the social sciences,
                                biologic sciences, and humanities into their
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                       0      • continue personal and professional growth;
                       9      • practice as a member of the interdisciplinary
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                       2      • practice within the limits and scope of a
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Retail Management                                                                                                                          Program 68920
                                                                                                                                              CIP 521803
                                                                                                                                                            UPDATE

Certificate of Proficiency




                                                                                                                                                                Retail Management
    The Retail Management Certificate is designed to                                                      Curriculum
qualify graduates to compete for entry-level manage-
ment positions in the retail industry.                                       Code         Course (lecture/lab hours)               Credits
    Graduates can secure employment in positions                             BUS 103      Business Mathematics (3/0)                     3
with job titles such as assistant store manager and                          BUS 202      Customer Orientation (3/0)                     3
manager trainee in a variety of retail operations, from                      ENG 101      English Composition I (3/0)                    3
supermarkets to specialty chains, franchises and ma-                         IST 101      Computer Concepts with Applications (2/2)      3
jor department stores.                                                       MKT 101      Principles of Marketing (3/0)                  3
    The retail industry has many opportunities for quali-                    MKT 103      Personal Salesmanship (3/0)                    3
fied managers who possess knowledge in retailing,                            MKT 105      Retail Merchandising (3/0)                     3
merchandising, advertising, sales, marketing and total                       MKT 220      Principles of Advertising (3/0)                3
quality management.                                                          MKT 230      Retail Management (3/0)                        3
    Successful graduates of the program will be able to:                     MKT 240      Consumer Behavior (3/0)                        3
                                                                                                                                     _____
   • demonstrate knowledge of the terminology and                                                                                                   30
     procedures of the retailing field;
   • exhibit knowledge of the techniques to develop
     an effective advertising campaign;
   • effectively merchandize a product;
   • read and interpret business reports on
     job-related problems;
   • determine customer needs and successfully
     satisfy and exceed customer expectations.
    Most of the credits earned in this certificate can be
applied toward the Management A.A.S. degree.




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                       Small Business Employment Readiness                                                                                                             Program 67180
                                                                                                                                                                          CIP 520701
                       Certificate of Proficiency
                           The Small Business Employment Readiness cer-
      Small Business
Employment Readiness



                       tificate program is designed to develop the essential
                                                                                                                                   Curriculum
                       skills and perspective needed to secure gainful em-                          Code    Course (lecture/lab hours)                Credits
                       ployment in a small business.                                                ACC 106 Office Accounting I (3/0)                       3
                           Successful graduates of the program will be able to:                     BUS 103 Business Mathematics (3/0)                      3
                          • use terminology common to the business environ-                         BUS 105 Communication Skills for Business (3/0)         3
                            ment in effective written and oral communications;                      BUS 118 Introduction to Total Quality Management (3/0) 3
                          • use effective methods to attract and retain                             CMN 111 Speech: Human Communication (3/0)
                            customers in a business setting;                                                OR                                              3
                          • analyze and resolve real-world problems typical                         CMN 112 Public Speaking (3/0)
                            of a small business environment;                                        ENG 101 English Composition I (3/0)                     3
                          • perform entry-level skills in at least one market-                      IST 101 Computer Concepts with Applications (2/2)       3
                            able specialty area.                                                    — — Social Science general education elective           3
                           Success in this program requires the participant to                      — — Specialty Area electives1                           6
                                                                                                                                                        _____
                       possess the necessary reading, writing and math skills
                                                                                                                                                                                 30
                       for beginning college-level work as well as a strong desire
                       to work and succeed in a small business environment.                         NOTE: Electives should be selected in consultation with an academic advisor in order
                                                                                                    to assure maximum transfer of credits.
                           Most of the credits earned can be applied to an                          1
                                                                                                      Select six credits from one specialty area:
                       A.A.S. degree. Admission to the program requires a
                                                                                                          Computer Systems Technology: NET 102, 103
                       high school diploma or its equivalent.
                                                                                                          Customer Service: MKT 101, 240
                                                                                                          Office Systems Technology: OST 111, CIS 112
                                                                                                          Communications: CMN 131, 231
                                                                                                          Entertainment Technology: ETT 101, 103, 205




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Small Business Management                                                                                                                  Program 67150
                                                                                                                                              CIP 520701
                                                                                                                                                            UPDATE

Certificate of Proficiency
   The Small Business Management certificate pro-




                                                                                                                                                                Small Business Management
gram prepares students to operate or assist in the op-                                                    Curriculum
eration of a successful small business.                                      Code         Course (lecture/lab hours)                 Credits
   At any given time in this country, 7000 to 10,000                         ACC 106      Office Accounting I (3/0)                        3
people are considering starting a new business. In the                       BUS 103      Business Mathematics (3/0)                       3
last decade, small businesses have outstripped large                         BUS 107      Business Law I (3/0)                             3
companies as incubators of new jobs. The National                            BUS 202      Customer Orientation (3/0)                       3
Federation of Independent Businesses states that two                         BUS 210      Principles of Management (3/0)                   3
of every three new jobs in the last 10 years have been                       BUS 296      International Business Practice Firm (1/6)       3
at companies with fewer than 100 employees.                                  ECO 103      Basic Economics (3/0)                            3
   The certificate program informs students of the                           ENG 101      English Composition I (3/0)                      3
inherent pitfalls and management skill deficiencies                          IST 101      Computer Concepts with Applications (2/2)        3
which result in the high failure rate experienced by                         MKT 101      Principles of Marketing (3/0)                    3
                                                                                                                                       _____
many small businesses.
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   Successful graduates of the program will be able to:
   • analyze accounting reports to determine
     profitability, solvency, and liquidity of a business;
   • implement effective methods to attract and
     retain customers in a small business setting;
   • use terminology common to the business
     environment for effective communication;
   • apply supervision principles in performing
     management duties;
   • analyze/resolve problems common to
     small businesses.
   Most credits earned in acquiring the Small Busi-
ness Management Certificate can be applied toward
the Management A.A.S. degree.
   Admission to the program requires a high school
diploma or its equivalent. A strong desire to work and
succeed in a small business environment is vital.




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                      Social Service                                                                                                                                  Program A4600
                                                                                                                                                                         CIP 440000
                      Associate in Applied Science Degree in Human Services
                          Social Service, an option of the Human Services
 Social Service



                      program, prepares students to work as entry-level
                                                                                                                                  Curriculum
                      professionals in human service agencies such as hos-                        Code          Course (lecture/lab hours)                                Credits
                      pitals, social work institutions, and public or private                     ENG 101       English Composition I (3/0)                                     3
                      social services. The program provides students with                         MAT 135       Intermediate Algebra (4/0)                                      4
                      specific theory and knowledge about human behav-                            PSY 101       Introduction to Psychology (3/0)                                3
                      ior necessary to engage in entry-level practice in the                      SOC 101       Introduction to Sociology (3/0)                                 3
                      social service field.                                                       SOC 110       Introduction to Human Services (3/0)*                           3
                          Successful graduates of the program will be able to:
                         • demonstrate and use an advanced working                                CMN 112 Public Speaking (3/0)*                                                  3
                           knowledge of social service agencies;                                  ENG 102 English Composition II (3/0)                                            3
                         • diagnose, in writing, client behaviors and                             MAT 200 Statistics for Health and Social Sciences I (3/0)                       3
                           consequences using case descriptions;                                  SOC 102 Social Problems (3/0)
                         • develop, in writing, treatment plans that specify                              OR                                                                      3
                           type, duration, and mode of treatment;                                 CRJ 105 Criminology (3/0)
                         • demonstrate and use improved written and                               SOC 227 Human Behavior in Social Environment I (3/0)                            3
                           verbal case assessment skills with clients across
                           diverse age, ethnic, and income categories.                            IST    101    Computer Concepts with Applications (2/2)                         3
                          Although some courses are offered in the evening,                       POL    102    State and Local Government (3/0)                                  3
                      the complete option requires some daytime atten-                            PSY    204    Social Psychology (3/0)                                           3
                      dance. The option is best completed full-time, though                       SOC    209    Racial, Ethnic and Minority Groups (3/0)*                         3
                      part-time enrollment is possible. During the Spring se-                     SOC    229    Human Behavior in Social Environment II (3/0)                     3
                      mester of the sophomore year, students participate in
                                                                                                  SOC 225 Multidisciplinary Social Service Practices (3/0) 3
                      an intensive four-day-per-week cooperative education
                                                                                                  SOC 299 Cooperative Education – Human Services
                      field experience at an approved site. DHS employees
                                                                                                          Field Experience (4 days/week)1*                  6
                      are encouraged to make this an on-the-job credit-earn-
                                                                                                  HPE 110 Concepts of Health and Fitness (1/2)†             2
                      ing experience. Arrangements for the field experience
                                                                                                  — — Science elective (lab science)                        3
                      must be made during the preceding Fall semester.
                                                                                                  — — General Education elective2                           3
                          Admission to the program requires successful com-                                                                              _____
                      pletion of the certificate in child protective services                                                                                                   63
                      (CPS) or permission of the program coordinator. The
                      CPS certificate is the equivalent of the four asterisked*                   * Certificate in Child Protective Services (CPS): 12 credits
                                                                                                      Module 1 – Communication
                      courses in the Curriculum table (including at least 3                           Module 2 – Cultural Competence
                      credits of SOC 299), for a total of 12 credits.                                 Module 3 – Assessment & Documentation
                                                                                                      Module 4 – Child Development and Identifying Abuse & Neglect
                                                                                                      Module 5 – Family Centered Protective Services
                                                                                                  1
                                                                                                    3 of 6 credits toward this course requirement may be achieved with completion of
                                                                                                    the CPS certificate.
                                                                                                  2
                                                                                                    Select course from the following general education categories: Social Science,
                                                                                                    Humanities, Historical Perspective, Diversity and Global Perspective.
                                                                                                  † HPE 111 is an acceptable alternative.




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Solar/Energy Technology                                                                                                                             Program 67760
                                                                                                                                                       CIP 150505
                                                                                                                                                                     UPDATE

Certificate of Proficiency
   Global energy initiatives reflect a shift towards




                                                                                                                                                                         Solar/Energy Technology
clean and efficient methods of producing energy. The
                                                                                                    Certificate Curriculum
Solar/Energy Technology certificate offers students a                        Code             Course (lecture/lab hours)               Credits
foundation in construction basics, a comprehensive                           EET 130          Fundamentals of Electronics (2/2)              3
introduction to the wide range of energy sources, and                        ENG 101          English Composition I (3/0)                    3
training in areas of installation and auditing.                              IST 101          Computer Concepts with Applications (2/2)      3
   Successful graduates of the program will be able to:                      MAT 110          Elementary Technical Mathematics (3/0)1        3
  • understand available renewable energy systems;                           UTI 111          Alternative Energy Sources (3/0)               3
  • demonstrate knowledge of basic circuitry and
     electronic components;                                                  ARC      134     Building Construction Systems (3/0)                                3
  • use hand tools and apply metalworking skills                             EET      140     Electronic Construction (1/3)                                      2
     to fabricate electronic chassis;                                        UTI      112     Energy Auditing and Weatherization (2/2)                           3
  • comprehend building construction systems;                                UTI      113     Solar Installation Technology (2/2)                                3
  • apply energy auditing and weatherization                                 —        —       Technical elective2                                                3
     processes to existing structures;                                       CMN 123 Job Success: The Search, Resume
  • demonstrate specific skills related to solar                                     and Interview (2/0)                                                      2
     installation applications.                                                                                                                            _____
                                                                                                                                                             31
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                                                                                 Or higher-level mathematics course.
                                                                             2
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                         Technical Studies                                                                                                                                 Program A7020
                                                                                                                                                                              CIP 309999
                         Associate in Applied Science Degree
                            Over the past decade, corporate training programs,
 Technical Studies



                         industry-based training programs, military training                                                          Curriculum
                         programs, and certified apprenticeship programs in                         Code    Course (lecture/lab hours)               Credits
                         the building and construction trades have become                           ENG 101 English Composition I (3/0)                    3
                         sophisticated operations that enable employees to                          ENG 112 English Composition II with Speech (3/0)
                         enter a career or move up a career ladder after par-                               OR                                             3
                         ticipating in a formalized training process.                               ENG 102 English Composition II (3/0)
                            The A.A.S. degree in Technical Studies provides a                       IST 101 Computer Concepts with Applications (2/2)
                         means for students to earn an applied science degree                               OR                                             3
                         partly based on credits received through technical                         IST 102 Computer Concepts with Programming (2/2)
                         training within their employing organization.                              HPE 110 Concepts of Health and Fitness (3/0)
                            The opportunity to earn college credit based on a                               OR                                          2-3
                         certified apprenticeship in the construction and build-                    HPE 111 Living with Health (3/0)
                         ing trades is provided in cooperation with NJ PLACE                        — — Mathematics elective                            3-4
                         and the United States Department of Labor. For in-                         — — Science OR Technology elective                  3-4
                         formation about how apprenticeship credits may be                          — — Social Science general education elective          3
                         applied to an A.A.S. degree, visit www.njplace.com.                        — — Humanities general education elective              3
                            Individuals who have successfully completed                             — — General Education elective1                        3
                         training in a corporate, industrial, or military setting                                                                    _______
                         may also receive credit toward an A.A.S. degree if                                                                                                     26-29
                         their program is certified by the American Counsel
                         on Education (ACE).
                                                                                                    Students will meet with an advisor to select an area of
                            Successful graduates of the program will be able to:
                                                                                                    concentration from among all of MCCC’s technically-oriented
                            • compete effectively in a technology-based
                              global economy;                                                       A.A.S. degree programs.
                            • demonstrate the necessary skills to be more                           •	 A	faculty	advisor	for	the	selected	concentration
                              productive in their chosen profession and career;                        area will develop with each student or group of
                            • demonstrate competence in a broad array of                               students a plan of study to include at least four
                              intellectual and communications skills with                              courses from that field of study.
                              information and habits of mind that enrich their                      •	 Between	3	and	25	credits	must	be	earned
                              lives and enable them to participate more fully in                       through portfolio assessment as block credits
                              a democratic society.                                                    in Technical Studies for corporate, industrial,      31-34
                                                                                                       or military training programs or for certified
                                                                                                       apprenticeship training programs in the building
                                                                                                       and construction trades after review by faculty
                                                                                                       of a related program and/or the appropriate
                                                                                                       academic dean. These credits will be posted to a
                                                                                                       student’s MCCC transcript on a matching basis as
                                                                                                       students earn credit for courses taken at MCCC.
                                                                                                    •	 Additional	electives	may	be	selected	from	other	
                                                                                                       disciplines with assistance from a faculty advisor.  _____
                                                                                                                                 Total Degree Credits (minimum):                    60
                                                                                                    1
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Television                                                                                                                                     Program A6950
                                                                                                                                                  CIP 100202
                                                                                                                                                                   UPDATE

Associate in Applied Science Degree in Radio/TV
   The Television option of the Radio/TV program is




                                                                                                                                                                       Television
designed to empower students with the knowledge                                                            Curriculum
and skills to seek professional careers in all phases of                    Code    Course (lecture/studio hours)                                  Credits
the dynamic worlds of film and television, broadcast                        ENG 101 English Composition I (3/0)                                          3
journalism, and video production; and to prepare                            CMN 141 Introduction to TV Production (2/2)                                  3
graduates for enrollment into four-year institutions.
                                                                            CMN 111 Speech: Human Communication (3/0)
   In order to enjoy productive careers and compete
successfully, graduates must meet the challenge of                                  OR                                                                     3
technological change. Therefore, Television option                          CMN 112 Public Speaking (3/0)
A.A.S. degree candidates benefit from hands-on real-                        CMN 151 Introduction to Radio (2/2)                                            3
world training utilizing cutting-edge technology pre-                       HPE 110 Concepts of Health and Fitness (1/2)†                                  2
paring them for employment as directors, producers,
editors, camera operators, compositors, audio engi-                         ENG 102 English Composition II (3/0)                                           3
neers, writers, and other entry-level positions within                      CMN 101 Mass Media (3/0)                                                       3
the TV and video production industries.                                     CMN 142 Intermediate TV Production (2/2)                                       3
   Television majors also have the opportunity to cre-                      CMN 143 Graphics and Effects for Video (2/2)                                   3
ate television programming to be cablecast through-                         CMN 153 Audio Production for Broadcasting
out Mercer County on MCTV, channel 26/20. The
                                                                                    and Entertainment Industries (2/2)                                     3
program of study culminates with students entering
their own short features for the college’s annual video                     CMN 161 Writing for Radio/TV (3/0)
recognition ceremony, The Bernie Awards.                                            OR                                                                     3
   All production classes involve state-of-the-art TV                       THR 107 Dramatic Writing for Stage and Screen (2/2)
studio and control room equipment, and include
practical experience with studio and portable camer-                        CMN 241 Applied Field Production for Video (2/2)                               3
as, video editing, graphics, special effects, producing,                    CMN 273 Sales in Broadcast and Cable
writing, and directing. Students should be prepared                                 Communication (3/0)                                                    3
for a course of study emphasizing and developing                            — — Mathematics elective                                                       3
communication skills in addition to practical and                           — — Science OR Technology elective                                             3
theoretical television instruction.                                         — — Social Science general education elective                                  3
   Many alumni of the Television option are em-
ployed by facilities in Philadelphia, New Jersey and                        DMA 250 Digital Portfolio Seminar (1/4)                                        3
New York, assuming a wide variety of jobs at all levels
                                                                            CMN 242 Advanced Film Production (2/2)                                         3
in the television industry. Many are successful pro-
ducers in documentary, educational, industrial, and                         CMN 274 Radio/TV Management (3/0)                                              3
other video work. In addition, graduates have trans-                        CMN 290 Internship: Communications
ferred to colleges and universities in New Jersey and                               OR                                                                     3
other states including Rutgers University, The College                      CMN 285 Special Studies in Television Production
of New Jersey, Rider University, Rowan University,                          — — General Education elective1                                              3
                                                                                                                                                      _____
William Paterson State University, Syracuse Univer-
                                                                                                                                                        62
sity, Ithaca College, Emerson College, Temple Univer-
sity, and New York University.                                              NOTE: Electives should be selected in consultation with an academic advisor in order
   Admission to the Television option requires visual                       to assure maximum transfer of credits. Students must earn a minimum grade of C
and aural acuity and a high school diploma or its equiv-                    in all CMN courses to graduate.
alent. Awarded an Associate in Applied Science degree                       1
                                                                              Select course from the following general education categories: Social Science,
in Radio/TV, the successful graduate will be able to:                         Humanities, Historical Perspective, Diversity and Global Perspective.
  • produce cable television shows;                                         † HPE 111 is an acceptable alternative.
  • achieve entry-level professional competence for
     a position in commercial, public, industrial,
     instructional, and cable television studios and                          •   operate ENG (electronic news gathering) equipment;
     facilities;                                                              •   produce a short film or documentary;
  • write, produce, direct, and edit a variety of                             •   work on a professional project;
     hi-definition video productions;                                         •   use cutting-edge non-linear video editing equipment;                             2
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     news, and short film;                                                    •   operate a broadcast TV switcher and audio console.                               9
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               Theatre                                                                                                                                          Programs 13900
                                                                                                                                                                         H5500
                                                                                                                                                                    CIP 500101
               Associate in Arts Degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences
               Associate in Fine Arts Degree in Performing Arts
 Theatre



                  The Theatre program combines intensive classroom                                 • use a variety of acting, movement, and vocal
               study and performance to challenge the serious student                                techniques to craft a performance;
               who aspires to a career in the entertainment industry. The                          • conduct research in preparation for performing a role;
               program is dedicated to developing the total actor who                              • work collaboratively with artistic and production staff;
               can cope with the demands of the contemporary stage and                             • create successful auditions by preparing materials and
               work with a range of dramatic materials – from classical to                           exhibiting professional conduct.
               modern, musicals to the avant-garde – that reflect current                           Graduates have transferred to four-year institutions in-
               productions in the theatre centers of the United States.                          cluding Temple University, Rider University, The College of
                  The program offers two degree options, A.A. or A.F.A.,                         New Jersey, Pace University, SUNY Purchase, Penn State,
               both of which combine conservatory training in the per-                           and Rutgers University, among others. Theatre program stu-
               forming arts with academic education in the liberal arts.                         dents have also gone on to perform at The New York In-
               The A.A. allows students to transfer as juniors into bach-                        ternational Fringe Festival, George Street Playhouse, Luna
               elor of arts programs in theatre. The A.F.A. includes ad-                         Stage, Passage Theatre, and chashama.
               ditional training in performing arts and prepares students                           The program may be pursued part- or full-time. Theatre
               for work as well as further study in the field.                                   courses are offered during the afternoon and early evening.
                  Successful graduates of this program will be able to:                          Students are required to attend some day classes in order
                 • independently interpret dramatic literature for performance;                  to complete the program. Admission requires a high school
                                                                                                 diploma or its equivalent.

                                            Curriculum                                                                        Curriculum
                                   Associate in Arts degree                                                       Associate in Fine Arts degree
               Code          Course (lecture/studio hours)          Credits                      Code         Course (lecture/studio hours)                         Credits
               CMN 112       Public Speaking (3/0)                        3                      DAN 103      Modern Dance I (0/3)                                        2
               DAN 103       Modern Dance I (0/3)                         2                      ENG 101      English Composition I (3/0)                                 3
               ENG 101       English Composition I (3/0)                  3                      THR 101      Introduction to Theatre (3/0)                               3
               THR 101       Introduction to Theatre (3/0)                3                      THR 104      Fundamentals of Acting (2/2)                                3
               THR 104       Fundamentals of Acting (2/2)                 3                      MAT —        Mathematics general education elective1                     3
               MAT —         Mathematics general education elective1      3
                                                                                                 CMN 112      Public Speaking (3/0)                                         3
               DAN     101   Introduction to Dance and Culture (3/0)                       3     DAN 101      Introduction to Dance and Culture (3/0)                       3
               ENG     102   English Composition II (3/0)                                  3     ENG 102      English Composition II (3/0)                                  3
               THR     105   Acting II: Principles of Characterization (2/2)               3     THR 105      Acting II: Principles of Characterization (2/2)               3
               THR     210   Theatre History: Classical to Elizabethan (3/0)               3     THR 210      Theatre History: Classical to Elizabethan (3/0)               3
               HIS      —    Historical Perspective general ed. elective2                  3     HIS —        Historical Perspective general ed. elective2                  3
               MAT      —    Mathematics general education elective1                       3
                                                                                                 THR   102    Stagecraft (2/2)                                              3
               THR     207   Scene Study I (3/0)                                           3     THR   207    Scene Study I (3/0)                                           3
               THR     212   Central Voices in World Drama (3/0)                           3     THR   212    Central Voices in World Drama (3/0)                           3
               VPA     228   Artistic Collaboration Workshop (2/2)                         3     VPA   228    Artistic Collaboration Workshop (2/2)                         3
               —       —     Social Science general education elective3                    3     —     —      Social Science general education elective3                    3
               —       —     Technology general education elective4                        3
                                                                                                 DAN   102    Ballet I (0/3)                                              2
               DAN     102   Ballet I (0/3)                                2                     DAN   105    Jazz Dance I (0/3)                                          2
               THR     217   Theatre Production (1/5)                      3                     THR   217    Theatre Production (1/5)                                    3
               HIS     —     Historical Perspective general ed. elective2  3                     —     —      Social Science general education elective3                  3
               —       —     Lab Science general education elective5       3                     —     —      Technology general education elective4                      3
                                                                                                                                                                       _____
               —       —                                                   3
                             Social Science general education elective3 _____                                                                                             60
                                                                                         64      1
                                                                                                   MAT 108 or 120 recommended.
               1
                 MAT 108 and 120 recommended.                                                    2
                                                                                                   HIS 112 recommended.
           2   2
                 HIS 112 and 113 recommended.                                                    3
                                                                                                   ANT 101 and PSY 101 recommended.
           0   3
                 ANT 101 and PSY 101 recommended.
           0
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                                                                                                   IST 101 recommended.
               4
                 IST 101 recommended.
           9                                                                                     NOTE: Students who forego the courses recommended above should select all other
               5
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           -     of BIO (excluding BIO 114 and 115), CHE, or PHY.                                transfer of credits.
           2
               NOTE: Students who forego the courses recommended above should select
           0   all other electives in consultation with an academic advisor in order to assure
           1   maximum transfer of credits.
           1
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Travel Agent                                                                                                                                           Program 67170
                                                                                                                                                          CIP 520903
                                                                                                                                                                       UPDATE

Certificate of Proficiency
   The Travel Agent certificate program prepares stu-




                                                                                                                                                                           Travel Agent
dents to work successfully as professional travel agents.
                                                                                                               Curriculum
Travel agency operations, international protocol, cus-                      Code             Course (lecture/lab hours)                   Credits
tomer service and cultural diversity are stressed. Practi-                  BUS 103          Business Mathematics (3/0)                         3
cal applications on a live system in a controlled envi-                     BUS 202          Customer Orientation (3/0)                         3
ronment constitute the capstone course.                                     BUS 296          International Business Practice Firm (1/5)1        3
   Successful graduates of the program will be able to:                     CMN 111          Speech: Human Communication (3/0)                  3
  • assess customer needs and make the best                                 ENG 101          English Composition I (3/0)                        3
     possible travel arrangements;                                          GEO 102          Cultural Geography (3/0)                           3
  • know how to use reference directories of the                            HOS 100          Hospitality Success Skills (1/0)                   1
     travel industry;                                                       HOS 115          Food and Culture (2/2)                             3
   • use computer resources to obtain information                           HOS 120          Introduction to the Hospitality Industry (3/0)     3
     on airline schedules and fares as well as hotel                        HOS 123          Introduction to Travel and Tourism (3/0)           3
     and car rental availability and rates;                                 HOS 124          Computerized Reservations (3/0)                    3
                                                                                                                                            _____
   • understand customs regulations, passports and
                                                                                                                                                              31
     visas, health permits, and how to interpret
     currency exchange rates;                                               1
                                                                                Students must enroll in the section with the travel agency business.
   • provide international travelers with the protocol
     for appropriate dress, language and gestures,
     and other behavior information;
   • develop vacation packages and business/pleasure
     trip combinations.
   Most of the credits earned in acquiring the Travel
Agent Certificate can be applied to the A.A.S. degree
in Aviation Customer Relations.
   Admission to the program requires a high school
diploma or its equivalent.




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                   Visual Arts                                                                                                                            Programs H5100
                                                                                                                                                                    H5200
                                                                                                                                                                    H5000
                   Associate in Fine Arts Degree                                                                                                                    H5300
                                                                                                                                                               CIP 500101
 Visual Arts



                       The Associate in Fine Arts degree in Visual Arts                          Through the Art History concentration (H5100), stu-
                   prepares students to transfer into the third year of                       dents gain an understanding of the arts of both western
                   a baccalaureate degree program or to work in their                         and non-western societies, including so-called primitive
                   field of concentration. Students gain a broad knowl-                       cultures. Students study the history of painting, sculpture,
                   edge through the core curriculum and complete their                        architecture, printmaking, photography, and decorative
                   degree requirements through extensive experience in                        arts not only in relation to aesthetics, but also in relation
                   one of four concentrations, or through a tailored set                      to and as an indicator of world history.
                   of electives from these four areas.                                           The Ceramics/Sculpture concentration (H5200) pro-
                       Successful graduates of the Visual Arts program                        vides students with both aesthetic understanding and
                   will be able to:                                                           broad-based knowledge of three-dimensional arts: design,
                      • identify and explain the significant events in the                    ceramics, and sculpture. Students develop their creativity
                        history of art as well as contemporary practices;                     in and knowledge of a variety of three-dimensional media,
                      • discuss and/or integrate different techniques                         technical processes, and traditions.
                        and approaches to art making;                                            The Fine Arts concentration (H5000), with an emphasis
                      • analyze and evaluate artwork verbally and in                          on drawing, painting, and printmaking courses, develops
                        writing;                                                              students’ technical skills and personal expression, and pro-
                      • create a portfolio for education transfer, employ-                    vides a deeper knowledge and appreciation of art history.
                        ment, or artistic venues.                                                The Photography and Digital Imaging concentra-
                       Students learn in modern, well-equipped facili-                        tion (H5300) encourages development of skills in tradi-
                   ties. Most courses are offered through day or evening                      tional as well as digital camera operation, exposure, film
                   classes, and an Associate in Fine Arts degree may be                       development, printing, computers, digital printing, and the
                   pursued either full- or part-time.                                         use of artificial and natural lighting. The program incorpo-
                       Admission to the Visual Arts program requires a                        rates a fine balance of traditional and digital photographic
                   high school diploma or its equivalent.                                     techniques allowing students to understand technology’s
                                                                                              role in photography. It emphasizes aesthetic growth while
                                                                                              creating a balance between personal expression and com-
                                                                                              mercial application. Before completion of the degree, stu-
                                                                                              dents are required to develop a portfolio to serve in the
                                                                                              pursuit of further education or employment.




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                            Core Curriculum                                                                 Concentrations                                UPDATE
Code             Course (lecture/lab hours)                              Credits                   Art History Concentration Electives
ENG 101          English Composition I (3/0)                                   3        HIS 101 History of Western Civilization to 1648 (3/0)         3
ART 102          Basic Drawing (1/4)                                           3
                                                                                        HIS 102 History of Western Civilization Since 1648 (3/0) 3




                                                                                                                                                              Visual Arts
ART 105          Two-Dimensional Design (1/4)                                  3
                                                                                        PHO 110 History of Photography (3/0)                     3
ART 123          History of Modern Art (3/0)1                                  3
                                                                                        ARC 124 History and Theory of Modern
— —              Concentration elective                                        3
                                                                                                Architecture (3/0)                               3
ENG      102     English Composition II (3/0)                                    3
                                                                                        ART 124 History of Non-Western Art (3/0)                      3
HPE      110     Concepts of Health and Fitness (1/2)†                           2
                                                                                        — — Foreign Language elective                                 3
ART      121     History of Art I (3/0)                                          3
—        —       Concentration elective                                          3      ART 125 Topics in Contemporary Art (3/0)                      3
—        —       Concentration elective                                          3      ART 126 African American Art History (3/0)                    3
—        —       Concentration elective                                          3
                                                                                               Ceramics/Sculpture Concentration Electives
—        —       Science OR Technology elective                                  3      ART 106 Three-Dimensional Design (1/4)                        3
—        —       Social Science general education elective                       3
                                                                                        ART 104 Life Drawing (1/4)                                    3
—        —       General Education elective2                                     3
                                                                                        ART 145 Beginning Ceramics: Handbuilding (1/4)                3
—        —       Concentration elective                                          3
                                                                                        ART 130 Painting I (1/4)                                      3
—        —       Concentration elective                                          3
                                                                                        ART 141 Sculpture I (1/4)                                     3
CMN 112 Public Speaking (3/0)
                                                                                        ART 146 Beginning Ceramics: Wheel-Throwing (1/4)              3
        OR                                        3
CMN 111 Speech: Human Communication (3/0)                                               ART 241 Sculpture II (1/4)                                    3
ART 122 History of Art II (3/0)                   3                                     ART 125 Topics in Contemporary Art (3/0)
MAT — Mathematics elective3                       3                                             OR                                                    3
— — Diversity and Global Perspective elective4 0-3                                      — — Visual Arts elective
— — Concentration elective                        3
— — Concentration elective                        3                                                 Fine Arts Concentration Electives
                                              _____                                     ART 106 Three-Dimensional Design (1/4)                        3
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                                                                                        ART 130 Painting I (1/4)                                      3
NOTE: Electives should be selected in consultation with an academic advisor in          ART 141 Sculpture I (1/4)                                     3
order to ensure maximum transfer of credits.                                            ART 104 Life Drawing (1/4)                                    3
1
    Photography and Digital Imaging concentration majors may take ART 125 as an
    acceptable alternative.                                                             ART 150 Printmaking (1/4)                                     3
2
    Select course from either Historical Perspective or Humanities general education    ART 230 Painting II (1/4)
    categories. For the Art History concentration, this course may be selected from             OR                                                    3
    any of the following general education categories: Social Science, Humanities,
                                                                                        ART 241 Sculpture II (1/4)
    Historical Perspective, Diversity and Global Perspective.
3
    Recommended: MAT 120 (preferred) or 108.                                            ART 233 Watercolor Painting (1/4)
4
    Not necessary for Art History concentration; ART 124 and 126 already fulfill this           OR
    course requirement.                                                                 ART 145 Beginning Ceramics: Handbuilding (1/4)                3
† HPE 111 is an acceptable alternative.                                                         OR
                                                                                        ART 146 Beginning Ceramics: Wheel-Throwing (1/4)
                                                                                        ART 125 Topics in Contemporary Art (3/0)
                                                                                                OR                                                    3
                                                                                        — — Visual Arts elective
                                                                                          Photography and Digital Imaging Concentration Electives
                                                                                        PHO 101 Introduction to Photography (2/3)              3
                                                                                        DMA 110 Digital Imaging (1/4)                          3
                                                                                        PHO 102 Intermediate Photography (1/4)                        3
                                                                                        PHO 203 Digital Photography (1/4)                             3   2
                                                                                                                                                          0
                                                                                        DMA 211 Digital Imaging II (1/4)                              3   0
                                                                                        PHO 202 Studio Photography (1/4)                                  9
                                                                                                                                                          -
                                                                                        PHO 110 History of Photography (3/0)                          3   2
                                                                                        PHO 251 Documentary Photography (1/4)                         3   0
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 2009
UPDATE
                  Web Design                                                                                                                                 Program 67480
                                                                                                                                                                CIP 500402
                  Certificate of Proficiency
                     The Web Design Certificate prepares students for
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                  positions as web designers, web animators, and in-
                                                                                                                            Curriculum
                  teractive art directors – positions most often found                         Code         Course (lecture/lab hours)                          Credits
                  in interactive multimedia studios, advertising agen-                         ENG 101      English Composition I (3/0)                               3
                  cies, and design firms. It also prepares students for                        ART 123      History of Modern Art (3/0)                               3
                  advanced study in interactive media design.                                  DMA 105      Introduction to Computer Art (1/4)                        3
                     The successful graduate in the Web Design certifi-
                                                                                               ADV 110      Typography I (1/4)                                        3
                  cate program will be able to:
                    • design an architectural plan for a website;                              DMA 110      Digital Imaging I (1/4)                                   3
                    • use professional software applications to create                         DMA 145      Web Design I (1/4)                                        3
                      a website with advanced design and content;                              DMA 135      Digital Narrative (1/4)                                   3
                    • use professional software to create interactive                          DMA 140      Interactive Web Animation (1/4)                           3
                      games and educational modules;                                           DMA 245      Web Design II (1/4)                                       3
                    • use professional software to edit digital video                          DMA 246      Web Design III: Advanced Project (1/4)                    3
                      and audio;                                                               DMA 250      Digital Portfolio Seminar (1/4)                           3
                    • use design principles to create web pages that                                                                                               ____
                      communicate effectively;                                                                                                                        33
                    • use the principles of user interaction and
                      usability to create user-friendly websites;
                    • create websites that are accessible to and serve a
                      variety of different user needs and technologies;
                    • successfully develop and present ideas in both
                      written and oral formats;
                    • create a professional portfolio to serve in the
                      pursuit of further education or employment.




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                                                                                                                                                         2009
English as a Second Language                                                                                                                            UPDATE

Special Program
   The English as a Second Language (ESL) pro-




                                                                                                                                                            English as a Second Language
gram offers non-native speakers an opportunity to
                                                                                                            Curriculum
develop their English skills as part of their full-time                     Code      Course (lecture/lab hours)                            Credits
college program. It is also available part-time for                         Pre-Level I
students preparing to enter a degree program and                            ESL 090 Introduction to ESL Grammar (3/2)                           0-4
for those who wish to improve their skills for per-
sonal or employment reasons.                                                Level I
   Students who wish to enroll in the program                               ESL 103         ESL Speech Concepts I (3/0)                            3
should complete an ESL placement test at the In-                            ESL 121         ESL Grammar Concepts I (3/2)                           4
ternational Student Services office. International                          ESL 133         ESL Writing Concepts I (3/2)                           4
students who wish to enter a program of study must                          CSS 101         College Success Seminar (2/0)                          2
complete the Test of English as a Foreign Language
(TOEFL), administered worldwide by Educational                              Level II
Testing Service. The college’s Enrollment Services                          ESL 104         ESL Advanced Speech Concepts (3/2)                     4
office provides a packet detailing other current re-                        ESL 122         ESL Grammar Concepts II (3/2)                          4
quirements for international students.                                      ESL 134         ESL Writing Concepts II (3/2)                          4
   The ESL program consists of eleven (11) se-                              ESL 140         ESL Intermediate Critical Reading (3/2)                4
quenced credit courses that stress English grammar,
                                                                            Level III
speech, reading, and writing skills. Students who
                                                                            ESL 123         ESL Grammar Concepts III (3/2)                       4
complete the highest-level courses in writing (ESL
                                                                            ESL 135         ESL Writing Concepts III (3/2)                       4
135) and reading / critical thinking (ESL 141) are
                                                                            ESL 141         ESL Advanced Critical Reading (3/2)                  4
ready to enter into a full-time college program. Stu-
                                                                            MAT —           Mathematics elective1                              3-4
dents at lower levels of competence in English may                                                                                           _____
enroll in a limited number of college courses accord-                                                                                        44-49
ing to their ability in specific disciplines.
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                                                                                Mathematics by placement.




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