Business Industry and Information Technology

Accounting

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Accounting:

Completion of this course of study prepares a student for entry-level positions in bookkeeping/accounting. A student becomes conversant in business and accounting terminology enhancing their ability to work with coworkers and analyze and record business transactions in a manual or computerized accounting system.

A student acquires the skills to use computer equipment and software common to many organizations for analysis, budgeting, and financial statement preparation.

Accounting

Business

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Business Administration

Business Administration: It provides students a broad knowledge of modern business and management theories through a carefully structured core curriculum consisting of courses in accounting, economics, and computer information systems.

Business

Economics

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Economics:

The Economics program acquaints students with the fundamentals of economic thinking and the principle theories of macroeconomics and microeconomics. A background in economics allows students to pursue studies in a range of fields, including business, education, social work, and government policy.

Economics

Information Systems

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Information Systems & Web Design

The Associate in Science Degree is designed to provide students with the basic knowledge and skills necessary to pursue a career in Information Systems. Students completing the Business Department core courses and the Information Systems core courses and one of the three options (Networking, Web Design,

or programming for the Web) will be able to enter the workforce with a comprehensive understanding of computer basics and a computing specialty (option) that can be applied in business, government, or education.

Information Systems

Food Safety

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Food Safety & Quality Technician

The certificate program in food safety will provide students with the ability to: identify chemical and biological threats to food safety in agricultural, professional, and occupational settings;interpret state and federal regulations as it applies to food safety; assess the risk of contamination in various food processing environments;

assess the risk of food processing environments with relation to employee safety; implement and evaluate food safety, hygiene, and occupational health programs; learn about control of microorganisms that pose a threat to food safety.

Food Safety

Mechatronics

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Mechatronics / Industrial Automation

Mechatronics/Industrial Automation program is designed to prepare students for employment as entry-level industrial automation technicians. The program prepares students for careers in the design, operation, and maintenance of industrial automation systems focusing on the local industries that utilize these technologies, such as food production, petroleum production, fabrication, and logistics.

This program focuses on the application of electronics and computer technology to industrial automation systems, including instrumentation and control, industrial robotics, and process control systems. Significant emphasis is placed on project-based learning facilitated by significant laboratory work.

Mechatronics

Drinking Water Treatment and Distribution

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Water Treatment & Distribution

Drinking-Water Treatment & Distribution: The drinking water treatment and distribution certificate program is designed to provide skills and training to current and future water system employees. Students can learn about ¬treatment plant functions including pumping water, engineering systems, treatment strategies, dosing calculations, and meeting state standards.

Water Treatment

Wastewater Treatment

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Wastewater Treatment

The certificate program in wastewater treatment will provide students with skills to be able to identify the physical, chemical, and biological characteristics of typical municipal sewage; interpret federal and state laws and regulations as they relate to wastewater treatment process;

evaluate the performance and operation of the various processes involved in wastewater treatment; evaluate problems and provide solutions in the treatment system, and calculate pump requirements. These classes are designed for current employees in the field of wastewater treatment.

Wastewater Treatment