General Occupational Technology - Health Science A55280

Curriculum Description:
The General Occupational Technology curriculum provides individuals with an opportunity to upgrade their skills and to earn an associate degree by taking courses suited for their occupational interests and/or needs.

The curriculum content will be individualized for students according to their occupational interests and needs.  A program of study for each student will be selected from associate degree-level courses offered by the College.

Graduates will become more effective workers, better qualified for advancements within their field of employment, and become qualified for a wide range of entry-level employment opportunities.

The following courses are primarily intended for students seeking admittance to the Associate Degree Nursing program or the Medical Assisting program.  However, the curriculum content can be individualized for students seeking to upgrade their skills.

Degree Course and Hour Requirements:  66-67 Semester Hours Credit


I.      General Education Courses (24-25 SHC)

ENG 111Writing and Inquiry30003
ENG 112Writing/Research In the Disciplines30003
COM 231Public Speaking30003
PSY 241Developmental Psychology30003
PSY 150General Psychology30003
SOC 210Introduction to Sociology30003
Humanities Elective
Select one of the following:
MAT 110Mathematical Measurement & Literacy22003
MAT 143Quantitative Literacy22003
MAT 171Pre-Calculus Algebra32004

        Major Courses  (14 SHC)

BIO 163Basic Anatomy and Physiology42005
BUS 125Personal Finance30003
MED 121Medical Terminology I30003
MED 122Medical Terminology II30003

        Other Major Hours (25 SHC)
        Take one group

BIO 175General Microbiology22003
NAS 101Nurse Aide I34306
NAS 102Nursing Aide II32606
NAS 103Home Health Care Nurse Aide44006
Select 8 hours from the following:
BIO 165Anatomy and Physiology I33004
BIO 166Anatomy and Physiology II33004
CHM 151General Chemistry I33004
CHM 152General Chemistry II33004

        Medical Assisting

ACC 140Payroll Accounting12002
BUS 137Principles of Management30003
BUS 260Business Communications30003
CTS 130Spreadsheet22003
MED 110Orientation to Medical Assisting10001
MED 118Medical Law and Ethics20002
OST 136Word Processing22003
Select one of the following:
ACC 115College Accounting32004
ACC 120Principles of Financial Accounting32004
Select one of the following:
BIO 110Principles of Biology33004
BIO 111General Biology I33004

III.    Other Required Courses (3 SHC)

CIS 110Introduction to Computers22003

HUMANITIES ELECTIVE:  ART 111, ART 114, ART 115, HUM 110, HUM 122, HUM 130, HUM 160, HUM 220, MUS 110, MUS 112
DEVELOPMENTAL REQUIREMENTS:  DRE 096, DRE 097, DRE 098, DMA 010, DMA 020, DMA 030, DMA 040, DMA 050, DMA 060, DMA 070, DMA 080, CHM 092, ACA 085