Program Goals & Outcomes

Accounting 55

Goal 1 To prepare the students to enter the field of accounting or transfer to a higher education institution
Goal 2 To prepare the students to interact effectively within a diverse business population
Goal 3 To prepare the student to communicate effectively
Goal 4 To train students to solve problems specific to accounting
Goal 5 To introduce students to a variety of international business scenarios
Goal 6 To have students understand that business decisions are based on systematic processes such as accounting systems, MIS, and the economic way of thinking
Goal 7 To prepare students to demonstrate information literacy

Administrative Assistant 69

Goal 1 To prepare the students for positions in technologically advanced offices or transfer to another degree program
Goal 2 To prepare the students to interact effectively within a diverse business population
Goal 3 To prepare the student to communicate effectively
Goal 4 To train students to solve business problems
Goal 5 To introduce students to a variety of international business scenarios
Goal 6 To prepare the student with the skills and knowledge needed to create effective office documents
Goal 7 To prepare students to demonstrate information literacy

Air Conditioning Tech Refrigeration 52

Goal 1 To prepare the students to successfully pass Section 608 of the EPA
Goal 2 To prepare the students to be safe and competent HVAC&R technicians
Goal 3 The ability to apply basic technical concepts to the solution of HVAC&R electrical systems
Goal 4 To prepare students to communicate effectively
Goal 5 To prepare students to interact effectively in a diverse society
Goal 6 To promote environmental awareness & proper refrigerant handling
Goal 7 To prepare students to demonstrate information literacy

Business Administration   95

Goal 1 To prepare the students to enter an institution of higher learning
Goal 2 To prepare the students to interact effectively within a diverse business population
Goal 3 To prepare the student to communicate effectively
Goal 4 To train students to solve business problems
Goal 5 To introduce students to a variety of international business scenarios
     5a) Students will demonstrate an understanding of world-wide issues related to business
Goal 6 To have students understand that business decisions are based on systematic processes such as accounting systems, MIS, and the economic way of thinking
Goal 7 To prepare students to demonstrate information literacy

Building Management   27 

Goal 1 To enable the students to demonstrate competency as a technician in the Building Management industry
Goal 2 To prepare graduates to find employment in the Building Management field and/or transfer to institutions for higher degrees
Goal 3 To enable students to identify, formulate, and execute solutions to multi-disciplinary problems encountered in the building management field using modern tools and insight gained from related fields such as science
Goal 4 To prepare the student to effectively communicate during their education
Goal 5 To enable students to apply current knowledge and adapt to emerging applications of mathematics, science, engineering and technology
Goal 6 To prepare the student to function in a professional manner in the building management field
Goal 7 To prepare students to demonstrate information literacy

Chemical Dependency 67

Goal 1 To prepare students to obtain a NYS OASAS credential
Goal 2 To prepare students to obtain employment in the chemical dependency field, including ATOD prevention and treatment
Goal 3 To prepare students to be culturally competent Chemical Dependency Practitioners
Goal 4 To prepare students to be competent chemical dependency practitioners
Goal 5 To provide students with an understanding of the process and methods of social science research as they apply to the chemical dependency field
Goal 6 To prepare students to demonstrate information literacy

Chemical Technology 06

Goal 1 Provide students with the necessary skills to communicate in writing, to communicate data and results mathematically, and to follow written direction
Goal 2 Provide students the opportunity to organize and display data and results 
Goal 3 Student will learn to work effectively as part of a group
Goal 4 Prepare students with scientific methodology for collecting and assessing laboratory data and demonstrating skills necessary for Chemical Technology
Goal 5 To prepare students to demonstrate information literacy

Civil Engineering Technology     25

Educational Objectives:
• Prepare graduates with the technical and organizational skills necessary to start a career or transfer to a higher educational institution concentrating in the planning, design, and/or construction phase of the civil engineering technology field.
• Maintain and foster a positive environment conducive to teamwork, quality, professionalism, and continuous improvement.
Graduates have:
• An appropriate mastery of the knowledge, techniques, skills and modern tools of their disciplines.
• An ability to apply current knowledge and adapt to emerging applications of mathematics, science, engineering and technology.
• An ability to conduct, analyze and interpret experiments and apply experimental results to improve processes.
• An ability to apply creativity in the design of systems, components or processes appropriate to program objectives.
• An ability to function effectively on teams.
• An ability to identify, analyze and solve technical problems.
• An ability to communicate effectively.
• A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in lifelong learning.
• An ability to understand professional, ethical and social responsibilities.
• A respect for diversity and a knowledge of contemporary professional, societal and global issues.
• A commitment to quality, timeliness, and continuous improvement.
Students will:
• Use traditional and contemporary information technology.
• Identify, access, and appropriately use authoritative sources of information.
Specific Program Outcomes Graduates are capable of:
• Utilizing graphic techniques to produce engineering documents;
• Conducting standardized field and laboratory testing on civil engineering materials;
• Utilizing modern surveying methods for land measurement and/or construction layout;
• Determining forces and stresses in elementary structural systems;
• Estimating material quantities for technical projects; and
• Employing productivity software to solve technical problems.

Computer Aided Drafting  42

Goal  1 The graduate is proficient with common applications computer-aided drafting technology
Goal 2 The graduate will enter the field of computer-aided drafting
Goal 3 The graduate will complete drawings using standard CAD techniques
Goal 4 The graduate will successfully interact with others through drawings and other technical means
Goal 5 The graduate will communicate effectively
Goal 6 The graduate will quantitatively analyze common CAD problems
Goal 7 To prepare students to demonstrate information literacy

Computer Information Systems 58

Goal 1 To prepare the students to enter the field of business or transfer to another degree program
Goal 2 To prepare the students to interact effectively within a diverse business population
Goal 3 To prepare the student to communicate effectively in a collaborative environment
Goal 4 To train students to solve business problems
Goal 5 To introduce students to a variety of international business scenarios
Goal 6 To prepare students to gather, organize, manage, and interpret data electronically
Goal 7 To have the student understand that business decisions are based on systematic processes such as accounting systems, MIS, and the economic way of thinking
Goal 8 To prepare students to demonstrate information literacy

Computer Science 83

Goal 1 Prepare students for successful transfer to a 4 year institution
Goal 2 Enable students to develop a theoretical knowledge base, and firsthand experience with the problem solving process
Goal 3 Provide students with knowledge of and experience in several subfields of Computer Science
Goal 4 The student will work as part of a group to complete laboratory assignments and projects
Goal 5 Enable students to develop analytical problem solving skills
Goal 6 To prepare students to communicate effectively in the field of Computer Science
Goal 7 To prepare mathematics majors to solve problems
Goal 8 To prepare students to demonstrate information literacy

Criminal Justice (AS)

Goal 1  Prepare students to meet the SUNY General Education requirements.
Goal 2  Prepare students to transfer into BS/BA degree programs.
Goal 3  Prepare students to speak and write effectively
Goal 4  Prepare students to draw conclusions by critically analyzing given information related to the field of Criminal Justice
Goal 5  Prepare students to interact in a diverse culture.
Goal 6  Prepare students to analyze quantitative information, and think critically.
Goal 7 To prepare students to demonstrate information literacy.

Criminal Justice 90

Goal 1 Prepare students for employment in the field of Criminal Justice or related fields
Goal 2 Prepare students to read, speak, and write effectively
Goal 3 Prepare students to interact in a diverse culture
Goal 4 Prepare students to analyze quantitative information, and think critically
Goal 5 To prepare students to demonstrate information literacy

Culinary Arts Management 92

Goal 1 To provide training in culinary arts preparation
Goal 2 To provide training in culinary arts preparation
Goal 3 To provide training in bakery weights and measures
Goal 4 To prepare Culinary Arts Students to interact effectively with others on a team to reach a common goal
Goal 5 To provide training in safe food handling
Goal 6 To prepare students to demonstrate information literacy

Cybersecurity  803 AS

Goal 1 To prepare students to transfer to upper division Cybersecurity programs or assume entry-level positions in the Cybersecurity industry in fields such as banking and finance, transportation, law enforcement, defense communication, and government and homeland security
Goal 2 To prepare the students to interact effectively within a diverse Information Technology population
Goal 3 To prepare the student to communicate effectively in a collaborative environment
Goal 4 To train students to solve programming problems
Goal 5 To train students on how to effectively design, implement, and support security policies for a large-scale enterprise network
Goal 6 To provide an overall view of the criminal justice process and it's relation to the investigation of cyber-crimes
Goal 7 To train students to effectively implement and support system software
Goal 8 To prepare students to demonstrate information literacy

Data Processing Programming & Systems 81

Goal 1 Prepare students to obtain a job in the programming field or to transfer to an upper division college in a computer related field
Goal 2 Enable students to develop a theoretical knowledge base, and firsthand experience with the problem solving process
Goal 3 Provide students with knowledge of and experience in several subfields of Computer Science
Goal 4 The student will work as part of a group to complete laboratory assignments and projects
Goal 5 Enable students to develop analytical problem solving skills
Goal 6 To prepare students to communicate effectively in the field of Computer Science
Goal 7 To prepare students to demonstrate information literacy

Digital Animation 07

Goal 1 To prepare the student to communicate effectively 
Goal 2 To equip the student with research and development skills
Goal 3 To prepare students to transfer or enter the field of Digital Animation
Goal 4 To prepare students to interact in a diverse society
Goal 5 To provide students with the knowledge of a valid critiquing process
Goal 6 To provide students with the knowledge of relevant file management
Goal 7 To provide students with the essential knowledge of a variety of software packages pertinent to digital animation
Goal 8 To equip the student with quantitative problem solving techniques
Goal 9) To prepare students to demonstrate information literacy

Education Interpreter  77

Goal 1 To provide students with the knowledge they need for employment in educational interpretation
Goal 2 To provide students with the skills they need for employment in educational interpreting
Goal 3 To provide students with an opportunity to communicate in professional and academic environments
Goal 4 To provide students with an understanding of the process and methods of social science research
Goal 5 To prepare students for transfer to related bachelors programs
Goal 6 To prepare students to demonstrate information literacy

Electrical Engineering Technology   30

Educational Objectives:
• Prepare graduates with the technical and managerial skills necessary to enter careers in the design application, installation, manufacturing, operation and/or maintenance of electrical/electronic(s) systems.
• Maintain and foster a positive environment conducive to teamwork, quality, professionalism, and continuous improvement
Graduates have:
• Appropriate mastery of the knowledge, techniques, skills and modern tools of their disciplines.
• An ability to apply current knowledge and adapt to emerging applications of mathematics, science, engineering and technology.
• An ability to conduct, analyze and interpret experiments and apply experimental results to improve processes.
• An ability to apply creativity in the design of systems, components or processes appropriate to program objectives.
• An ability to function effectively on teams.
• An ability to identify, analyze and solve technical problems.
• An ability to communicate effectively.
• A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in lifelong learning.
• An ability to understand professional, ethical and social responsibilities.
• A respect for diversity and a knowledge of contemporary professional, societal and global issues.
• A commitment to quality, timeliness, and continuous improvement.
Graduates are capable in:
• The application of circuit analysis and design, computer programming, associated software, analog and digital electronics, and microcomputers to the building, testing, operation, and maintenance of electrical/electronic(s) systems.
• The applications of physics or chemistry to electrical/electronic(s) circuits in a rigorous mathematical environment at or above the level of algebra and trigonometry.
Students will:
• Use traditional and contemporary information technology.
• Identify, access, and appropriately use authoritative sources of information.

EST  Electrical Maintenance   31

Goal 1 Develop basic skills to prepare the student for a career as an electrical service technician
Goal 2 Prepare students to work effectively as part of a diverse technical team
Goal 3 To prepare the student to present technical materials in written form
Goal 4. Prepare the student to apply basic  technical concepts and industry practices to implement electrical and electronic systems
Goal 5. Prepare the student to install, operate, and troubleshoot industrial control systems.
Goal 6 Prepare student to utilize basic principles and resources in the development of solutions to technical challenges
Goal 7 To prepare students to demonstrate information literacy.

EMS Paramedic 78

Goal 1 To prepare the students to communicate and interact effectively with instructors and peers
Goal 2 To prepare competent entry level EMS/Paramedics (in the cognitive (knowledge), and affective (behavior) learning domains
Goal 3 To prepare students to pass a state certification examination
Goal 4 To prepare graduates to successfully transfer to a four year institution in a related field of study or to secure employment in the EMS/Paramedic field
Goal 5 To prepare students to relate statistical information to the functions of an EMS/ Paramedic
Goal 6 To prepare students to demonstrate information literacy

Engineering Science   70

Goal 1 To prepare graduates to successfully transfer to a four-year institution in a related field of study
Goal 2 To prepare graduates to effectively use technology to collect, analyze and display data as well as problem solve
Goal 3 To prepare students to develop scientific documentation skills necessary for engineering programs
Goal 4 The student will work as part of a group to complete laboratory assignments and projects
Goal 5 Enable students to develop analytical problem solving skills
Goal 6 To prepare students to communicate effectively in the field of Engineering Science
Goal 7  To prepare students to demonstrate information literacy

Environmental Analysis - Chemical Technology  74

Goal 1  Provide students with the necessary skills to communicate in writing, to communicate data and results mathematically, and to follow written direction.
Goal 2 Provide students the opportunity to organize and display data and results 
Goal 3 Prepare students to work effectively as part of a group
Goal 4 Prepare students with scientific methodology for collecting and assessing laboratory data and demonstrating skills necessary for
Chemical Technology
Goal 5 To prepare students to demonstrate information literacy

Financial Services 02

Goal 1 To prepare the students to enter the field of financial services or transfer to a higher education institution
Goal 2 To prepare the students to interact effectively within a diverse business population
Goal 3 To prepare the student to communicate effectively
Goal 4 To train students to solve problems specific to the financial services industry
Goal 5 To introduce students to a variety of international business scenarios
Goal 6 To prepare student to successfully pass a licensing exam
Goal 7 To have students understand that business decisions are based on systematic processes such as accounting systems, MIS, and the economic way of thinking
Goal 8 To prepare students to demonstrate information literacy

Fine Arts 37

Goal 1 The Program prepares the student to exhibit understanding of conceptual and perceptual techniques of art making
Goal 2The Program will enable the student to communicate and speak intelligently about Fine Arts
Goal 3 Provide students with an environment, in which they can learn skills such as technical proficiency in craftsmanship, prioritizing projects goals and work ethic
Goal 4 Advance knowledge of Fine Arts through diverse global and historical perspectives
Goal 5 To familiarize students with the different areas of Fine Arts
Goal 6 To provide students with the knowledge of the relevant anatomy of the human body
Goal 7 To provide students with the knowledge to be a freelance artist or acquire commissions
Goal 8 To provide students with the knowledge to become an artist in the community
Goal 9 To prepare graduates to successfully transfer to a four-year institution in a related field of study
Goal 10 Prepare students to demonstrate information literacy

Fire Protection Technology 97

Goal 1 To provide students with a core foundation of knowledge in the liberal arts
Goal 2 To provide students with a core foundation of knowledge in the liberal arts
Goal 3 To provide fire protection professionals with an opportunity to enhance their job skills
Goal 4 To prepare students to interact with a diverse population
Goal 5 To provide students with a core foundation of knowledge in the liberal arts
Goal 6 To prepare students to demonstrate information literacy

Food Service Administration:  Restaurant Management 93

Goal 1 To provide training in culinary arts preparation
Goal 2 To provide training in culinary arts preparation
Goal 3 To provide training in bakery weights and measures
Goal 4 To prepare Culinary Arts Students to interact effectively with others on a team to reach a common goal
Goal 5 To provide training in safe food handling
Goal 6 To prepare students to demonstrate information literacy

Geospatial Technology AAS

Goal 1 To enable the students to demonstrate competency as a geospatial technician in various industries
Goal 2 To prepare graduates to find employment in the Geospatial Technology field and/or transfer to institutions for higher degrees
Goal 3 To prepare students to gather, organize, manage, and interpret data electronically
Goal 4 To prepare the student to effectively communicate during their education
Goal 5 To enable students to apply current knowledge and adapt to emerging applications of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology
Goal 6 To prepare the student to function in a professional manner in the geospatial technology field
Goal 7 To prepare students to demonstrate information literacy

Graphic Communications: Graphic Arts Tech 13

Goal 1 The program will provide opportunities for students who have interest in beginning careers as professionals in graphic arts technology
Goal 2 The program will enable students to begin careers as graphic technologists or transfer to 4-year programs at other institutions
Goal 3 The program will provide various career opportunities in graphic arts technology
Goal 4 The program will serve the community by providing well trained employees to fill positions in the local graphic arts industry
Goal 5 The program will prepare students to communicate in a manner appropriate to the subject area
Goal 6 Students will use planning to successfully organize production work flow
Goal 7 Students will effectively interact with each other and with faculty in a production environment
Goal 8 Students will demonstrate logical thinking and solve quantitative problems in the subject area
Goal 9 To prepare students to demonstrate information literacy

Graphic Communications: Graphic Design 12

Goal 1 The Program prepares the student to exhibit understanding of conceptual and technological design formats and processes
Goal 2 To develop students’ understanding of industry professional practice standards and creative standards
Goal 3 Program provides advanced knowledge of Graphic Design
through diverse historical and global perspectives
Goal 4 To provide opportunities for students to  incorporate traditional and advanced research techniques needed to address global communication needs
Goal 5 To provide training that encourages students to take a responsible role in business, industry and society
Goal 6 To prepare graduates to transfer to a four-year institution with full junior status or they are employed in the graphic design industry within 2 years
Goal 7 To prepare students to demonstrate information literacy

Graphic Communications: Illustration 14

Goal 1 To prepare students for a career as an illustrator
Goal 2 To prepare the student to communicate effectively
Goal 3 To prepare students to self-promote and market their skills
Goal 4 To prepare students to use accepted creative methodology accepted in the field of illustration
Goal 5 To prepare students as creative visual problem-solvers
Goal 6 To successfully prepare students to transfer
Goal 7 To provide students with knowledge of relevant human anatomy for the artist
Goal 8 Students will use technology effectively to create artwork
Goal 9 To prepare students to demonstrate information literacy

Health Studies: Radiologic Tech  47

Goal 1 To prepare the students to communicate and interact effectively with instructors and peers
Goal 2 To provide the pre-admission courses to students seeking entry into a school of Radiology
Goal 3 To prepare students to pass a state licensing examination
Goal 4 To prepare graduates to successfully transfer to a four year institution in a related field of study or to secure employment in the Radiology field
Goal 5 To prepare students to calculate, display, and interpret statistical information related
Goal 6 To prepare students to demonstrate information literacy

Hotel Technology- Meeting Services Management 96

Goal 1 To provide students with an understanding of hospitality practices and procedures
Goal 2 To prepare students to demonstrate the ability to interact effectively within a diverse society
Goal 3 To prepare students to demonstrate logical thinking and solve quantitative problems by using various computation and other mathematical techniques
Goal 4 To provide training in front office functions for hotel, resort or other areas of the hospitality industry
Goal 5 To provide training in safe food handling
Goal 6 To prepare students to demonstrate information literacy

Human Services 65

Goal 1 To provide students with the knowledge they need for employment in human service occupations
Goal 2 To provide students with the skills they need for employment in human service
Goal 3 To provide students with an opportunity to communicate in professional and academic environments
Goal 4 To provide students with an understanding of the process and methods of social science research
Goal 5 To prepare students for potential transfer to related bachelors programs
Goal 6 To prepare students to demonstrate information literacy

LA&S General Studies  32 & 34

Goal 1 To prepare graduates to successfully transfer to a four-year institution
Goal 2 To prepare students to complete the General Studies program or do an internal transfer to other programs at the college
Goal 3 To enable  students to improve their writing, speaking, reading, and study skills to increase chances for academic, personal, and professional success 
Goal 4 To encourage student exploration of courses in potential future majors and career fields 
Goal 5 To encourage students to develop critical thinking skills and habits of creative inquiry
Goal 6 To encourage the valuation of inclusivity as well as individuality among students
Goal 7 To encourage the cultivation of quantitative problem solving ability
Goal 8 To prepare students to demonstrate information literacy

LA&S Childhood Education 5C

Goal 1 To provide students with a core foundation of knowledge of the liberal arts
Goal 2 To provide students with core concepts in multicultural education
Goal 3 To provide students with core concepts in special education
Goal 4 To provide students with an opportunity to explore education as a career path
Goal 5 To prepare students to demonstrate information literacy

LA&S Adolescent Education 05

Goal 1 To provide students with a core foundation of knowledge of the liberal arts
Goal 2 To provide students with core concepts in multicultural education
Goal 3 To provide students with core concepts in special education.
Goal 4 To provide students with an opportunity to explore education as a career path
Goal 5 To prepare students to demonstrate information literacy

Humanities & Social Science 35

Goal 1 To develop a range of skills including critical thinking, problem solving and collaborative learning
Goal 2 To promote support for an interest in diverse lifestyles and global cultures
Goa 3 To develop an understanding and proficiency in the intellectual skills in the use of language and visual communication
Goal 4 To promote diversity awareness and a global view that incorporates broad acceptance of contrasting assumptions
Goal 5 To provide opportunities for students to demonstrate a range of skills in written and oral proficiency along with an understanding of visual representation
Goal 6 To prepare the student to transfer to a four-year program in the social sciences or humanities or pursue employment in related fields
Goal 7 To create an opportunity for the student to gain depth in the humanities and breadth in other subject areas
Goal 8 To prepare students to demonstrate information literacy

LA&S International Studies 38

Goal 1 To develop a range of skills including critical thinking, problem solving
Goal 2 To promote support for an interest in foreign language and culture
Goal 3 To develop an understanding and proficiency in the intellectual skills in the use of a second spoken and written language
Goal 4 To promote diversity awareness and a global view
Goal 5 To provide opportunities for students to demonstrate a range of skills in written and oral proficiency
Goal 6 To prepare the student to transfer to a four-year program in the social sciences or humanities
Goal 7 To create an opportunity for the student to gain: depth in the humanities breadth in other subject areas
Goal 8 To provide opportunities for students to study abroad while earning up to 15 hours toward a degree from MVCC
Goal 9 To prepare students to demonstrate information literacy

Degrees for Liberal Arts & Sciences:  Mathematics & Science

LA&S Biology 86

Goal 1 Provide the students the opportunity to communicate results of scientific inquiry
Goal 2 Provide students with opportunities to collect, organize, and evaluate scientific information
Goal 3 To provide students the opportunity to work in groups
Goal 4 Prepare students to be able to produce, interpret and analyze graphical and other data presentations
Goal 5 To prepare students to demonstrate information literacy
Goal 6 To provide students with a sound academic curriculum for transfer to a baccalaureate institution

LA&S Chemistry  87

Goal 1  To prepare students to successfully transfer to a four-year institution in the chemistry discipline
Goal 2  Provide students with the necessary skills to communicate in writing, to communicate data and results mathematically, and to follow written direction
Goal 3 Provide students the opportunity to organize and display data and results and to devise and test laboratory analysis schemes 
Goal 4 Prepare students to work effectively as part of a group
Goal 5 Prepare students with scientific methodology for collecting and assessing laboratory data and demonstrating skills necessary for Chemical Technology
Goal 6 To prepare students to demonstrate information literacy

LA&S Science – General Science 85

Goal 1 Provide the students the opportunity to communicate results of scientific inquiry
Goal 2 Provide students with opportunities to collect, organize, and evaluate scientific information
Goal 3 To provide students the opportunity to work in groups
Goal 4 Prepare students to be able to produce, interpret and analyze graphical and other data presentations
Goal 5 To prepare students to demonstrate information literacy
Goal 6 To provide students with a sound academic curriculum for transfer to a baccalaureate institution

LA&S Mathematics   80

Goal 1 To prepare mathematics majors for transfer to a 4-year institution in mathematics or related field (related field to include computer science, engineering science, secondary education, actuarial, or physics)
Goal 2 To prepare mathematics majors to communicate effectively
Goal 3 To prepare mathematics majors to demonstrate logical thinking
Goal 4 To prepare mathematics majors to interact effectively with others in a group to reach a common goal and to complete the Diversity and Global View requirement
Goal 5 To prepare mathematics majors to solve problems
Goal 6 To prepare mathematics majors to utilize appropriate technology
Goal 7  To prepare students to demonstrate information literacy

LA&S Physical Education  84

Goal 1 Provide a sound academic curriculum for transfer to a baccalaureate institution
Goal 2 Provide instruction on how to create and document lesson plans
Goal 3 Provide instruction on the different types of physical activities available
Goal 4 Provide students with the background to make a logical progression of teaching skills to a class
Goal 5 To prepare students to demonstrate information literacy

LA&S Sports Medicine  84A

Goal 1.Provide a sound academic curriculum for transfer to a baccalaureate institution
Goal 2. Provide an opportunity for students to interact with other students with diverse backgrounds  
Goal 3. Provide instruction to allow students to effectively communicate with others
Goal 4. Provide student with the opportunity to interpret statistical data
Goal 5. Provide instruction on injury evaluation
Goal 6 To prepare students to demonstrate information literacy

LA&S Physics  88

Goal 1 To prepare graduates to successfully transfer to a four-year institution in a related field of study
Goal 2 To prepare graduates to effectively use technology to collect, analyze and display data as well as problem solve
Goal 3 To prepare students to develop scientific documentation skills necessary for physics programs
Goal 4 The student will work as part of a group to complete laboratory assignments and projects
Goal 5 Enable students to develop analytical problem solving skills
Goal 6 To prepare students to communicate effectively in the field of Physics
Goal 7 To prepare students to demonstrate information literacy

LA&S Pre-ESF 89

Goal 1 Provide the students the opportunity to communicate results of scientific inquiry
1a) Students will produce and submit clear written reports of scientific inquiry.

Goal 2 Provide students opportunities to collect, organize, and evaluate scientific information
2a) Students will identify the underlying biological concepts of laboratory exercises.
2b) Students will acquire, evaluate, and synthesize information from a variety of different sources.
2c) Students will demonstrate the skills necessary to collect data.
2d) Students will analyze and interpret data in a written scientific lab report.

Goal 3 To provide students the opportunity to work in groups
3a) Students will work collaboratively in the laboratory demonstrating skill toward the completion of a common project

Goal 4 Prepare students to be able to produce, interpret and analyze graphical and other data presentations
4a) Students will be able to present data using appropriate scale and format.
4b) Students will be able to interpret data presented in graphical, tabular, and other formats.

Goal 5 To prepare students to demonstrate information literacy
5a. Students will use traditional and contemporary information technology.
5b. Students will identify, access, and appropriately use authoritative sources of information.

Goal 6. To provide students with a sound academic curriculum for transfer to a four year baccalaureate institution
6a. Graduates will transfer into a science related program with full junior status.
6b. Graduates will complete all required course work in the program including math through calculus and four one-year science sequences including organic chemistry.
6c. Graduates will complete seven of the ten SUNY silos of General Education.

Goal 7 Completion of SUNY ESF transfer requirements
7a. 100 percent of the students will meet their articulation requirements with SUNY ESF

LA&S Psychology  79

Goal 1 To provide students with a core foundation of knowledge of psychology within the liberal arts
1a Write clearly and effectively, particularly regarding topics of research in psychology
1b Demonstrate an ability to use technology as an aid to learning and in the field of psychology
1c Demonstrate an ability to apply critical thinking skills

Goal 2 To provide students with theoretical bases for understanding ideas in psychology
2a Articulate similarities and differences among major theoretical models
2b Differentiate the application of various theoretical models

Goal 3 To provide students with an opportunity to explore the field of psychology as a career path
3a Explore psychology with regard to diverse symptoms and behaviors in a socio-cultural context.

Goal 4 To train students in the basic principles of the science of psychology, including abnormal psychology, principles of learning, development, and research methods
4a Demonstrate an understanding of the principles and theories of scientific psychology, particularly the methods of social science research used in this field
4b Demonstrate an understanding of the different mental disorders defined in the DSM-IV-TR. 
4c Demonstrate an understanding of the developmental process and the research methods used to study it.

Goal 5 To prepare students to transfer to bachelor’s degree programs in psychology
5a Graduates will transfer to Psychology programs with full junior status.
5e Successfully complete 10 out of 10 SUNY General Education categories

Goal 6 To prepare students to demonstrate information literacy

6a. Students will use traditional and contemporary information technology.
6b. Students will identify, access, and appropriately use authoritative sources of information.

LA&S Public Policy 03

Goal 1 Prepare students to transfer into  BS/BA degree programs 
1a)  Graduates will transfer with junior status into BA/BS degree programs
1b)  Graduates will meet nine out of ten SUNY general education knowledge and skill areas

Goal 2 To prepare students to distinguish between empirically grounded social science data and opinion
2a)  Students will able to distinguish between empirically grounded social science data and opinion

Goal 3  Prepare students to read, speak, and write effectively
3a) Students will write and orally present a report on a public policy issue

Goal 4  Prepare students to interact within a diverse population
4a) Students will be exposed to diverse points of view.

Goal 5 Prepare students to analyze quantitative information and think critically
5a) Students will be able to read, interpret, and use social science data skillfully

Goal 6 To prepare students to demonstrate information literacy
6a) Students will use traditional and contemporary information technology
6b) Students will identify, access, and appropriately use authoritative sources of information

LA&S Theater 04

Goal 1To provide students the opportunity to develop interpersonal & public communication skills appropriate to the field of theater
1a) Students will be able to communicate effectively using written, oral, and physical modes of expression in the liberal arts and theater traditions
1b) Students will create and deliver written discourse using expressive, informative and persuasive aims
1c) Students will respond to the work of others
1d) Students will use non-verbal communication to communicate ideas

Goal 2 To provide students the opportunity to interact with and analyze theatrical texts
2a) Students will be able to interpret theatrical texts in a practical (production based) and critical (literary based) fashion

Goal 3 To prepare students to transfer
3a) Students indicate satisfaction with preparation
3b) Students are accepted at a four year school

Goal 4 To provide students the opportunity to assess the practical needs of theatrical production
Students will be able to formulate practical approaches to theatrical production in
4a) acting
4b) directing or
4c) technical applications

Goal 5 To provide students the opportunity to understand the nature of diversity and its relationship to the liberal arts
5a) The student will demonstrate an understanding of the historical and current contributions of the culturally diverse theatrical tradition
5b) The student will draw upon knowledge and experience of others to function as an ensemble

Goal 6 To prepare students to demonstrate information literacy
6a) Students will use traditional and contemporary information technology
6b) Students will identify, access, and appropriately use authoritative sources of information

Mechanical Engineering Technology   40

Educational Objectives:
• Prepare graduates with the technical and managerial skills necessary to enter careers in the mechanical engineering technology field and/or expanded skills in the additional fields of interest to successfully work in a diverse and global workplace
• Maintain and foster a positive environment conducive to teamwork, quality, professionalism and continuous improvement.
Program Outcomes:
Graduates have:
• An appropriate mastery of the knowledge, techniques, skills and modern tools of their disciplines.
• An ability to apply current knowledge and adapt to emerging applications of mathematics, science, engineering and technology.
• An ability to conduct, analyze and interpret experiments and apply experimental results to improve processes.
• An ability to apply creativity in the design of systems, components or processes appropriate to program objectives.
• An ability to function effectively on teams.
• An ability to identify, analyze and solve technical problems.
• An ability to communicate effectively.
• A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in lifelong learning.
• An ability to understand professional, ethical and social responsibilities.
• A respect for diversity and a knowledge of contemporary professional, societal and global issues.
• A commitment to quality, timeliness, and continuous improvement
Specific Program Outcomes:
• Graduates can apply specific program principles to the specification, installation, fabrication, test, operation, maintenance, sales, or documentation of basic mechanical systems depending on program orientation and the needs of their constituents.
Students will:
• Use traditional and contemporary information technology.
• Identify, access, and appropriately use authoritative sources of information.

Mechanical Engineering Technology:  Aircraft Maintenance  53 

Goal 1 To prepare students to communicate and interact effectively with instructors and peers
1a) Students will communicate and interact effectively with  instructors and peers through on-line and/or classroom  interactions.
1b) Students will demonstrate the ability to respect differences
that may be a result of cultural heritage.

Goal 2 To prepare students to calculate, analyze, interpret, and solve problems involving engineering data
2a) Students will demonstrate the ability to apply intermediate-
level algebra concepts including powers, roots, functions,
relations, equations, and systems of linear equations.
2b) Students will demonstrate the ability to apply the
concepts of factoring, quadratic equations, variation, vectors,
oblique triangles, and elementary trigonometry.

Goal 3 To prepare students to perform analysis and solve problems involving aircraft structures
3a) Students will apply Newton's Laws to the analysis of
static systems and apply the concepts of material science to
calculate critical loads and determine the appropriate size of
structural components.

Goal 4 To prepare students to become members of the technological, scientific, or engineering community
4a) Students will demonstrate the ability to reason using the  qualitative and quantitative methods of natural science.

Goal 5 To prepare graduates to successfully transfer to a four-year institution in a related field of study or to secure employment in the aviation maintenance field
5a) Graduates of the program will transfer with full junior level
status to a four year institution in a related field of study.
5b) Graduates will be employed in the aviation maintenance
field within 6 months of graduation.

Goal 6 To prepare students to demonstrate information literacy
6a) Students will use traditional and contemporary information
technology.
6b) Students will identify, access, and appropriately use authoritative sources of information.

Media Marketing Management  11

Goal 1 To introduce the student to the theory and procedures of the world of media sales and to prepare them for entrance into the AAS degree Media Marketing and Management Program.
1a) Students will be able to transfer all Certificate coursework into the full 2-year AAS degree program in Media Marketing and Management at MVCC or an equivalent program at another college.

Goal 2 To provide opportunity for students to use technology effectively to produce effective advertising
2a) Students will be able to read and analyze research and selling results and use the information contained in the results to develop new marketing strategies
2b) Students will be able to successfully produce a broadcast commercial utilizing production equipment.

Goal 3 To provide opportunities for students to utilize learned communication skills and techniques to produce effective marketing results
3a) Students will be able to successfully produce a script and storyboard.
3b) Students will organize and present an effective selling plan appropriate to the product.

Goal 4 To prepare students to demonstrate information literacy
4a) Students will use traditional and contemporary information technology.
4b) Students will identify, access, and appropriately use authoritative sources of information.

Medical Assisting 39

Goal 1 To prepare the student to communicate effectively with others in a healthcare setting
1a) Students will communicate appropriately with instructors, peers, staff, and clients.
1b) Students will communicate appropriately with health care delivery team at related agency.
1c) Students will demonstrate acceptance of the rights and dignity within the context of the consumers cultural heritage.

Goal 2 To prepare students to develop protocols and policies to be utilized in a healthcare setting
2a) Students will develop protocols and policies appropriate to the agency needs.
2b) Students will demonstrate appropriate judgment to ensure confidentiality and security of information utilized within the healthcare setting

Goal 3 To provide students with the knowledge of legal and ethical standards
3a) Students will demonstrate appropriate legal and ethical behaviors.
3b) Students will demonstrate knowledge of HIPPA regulations

Goal 4 Graduates will demonstrate entry level medical assistants skills in the cognitive, psychomotor, and affective learning domains
4a) Graduates are satisfied with the knowledge base in the Medical Assisting program.
4b) Employers are satisfied with the knowledge base of program graduates.
4c) Graduates are satisfied with the skills obtained in the medical assistant program.
4d) Employers are satisfied with the skills obtained in the Medical Assistant program.

Goal 5 To prepare students to calculate, display, and interpret statistical information related to the health care field
5a) Students will demonstrate the ability to display and interpret statistical information. (MA 108 or 110).
5b) Students will demonstrate an understanding of the use of data to provide emergency health care.
5c) Students will demonstrate the ability to retrieve health information data to provide assistance to health care consumers.

Goal 6 To prepare students to demonstrate information literacy
6a) Students will use traditional and contemporary information technology.
6b) Students will identify, access, and appropriately use authoritative sources of information.

Nursing  45

Goal 1 To prepare the student to be a critical thinker and a safe practitioner
1a) Student will demonstrate the knowledge, critical thinking and skill necessary to function as safe entry level graduate nurse.

Goal 2 To prepare the student to pass national licensing exam
2a) The graduate will successfully pass the NCLEX RN exam on first attempt.

Goal 3 To prepare the student to communicate effectively
3a) Student will communicate effectively with the client and the health care team.
3b) Student will collaborate as a member of the health care team.
3c) Student will function as a coordinator/ manager of client care.
3d) Student will implement the client’s teaching plan.

Goal 4 To prepare the Graduates to be employed in nursing within one year of graduation
4a) Student will demonstrate the knowledge, critical thinking, and skill necessary to function as an entry level registered nurse.
4b) Graduates will be employed in the nursing field within one year of graduation.

Goal 5 The student will report overall program satisfaction
5a) The student will respond that they are satisfied with the program on the surveys given at 6 and 12 months post-graduation.

Goal 6 The Health Care Employer will report overall satisfaction with the program graduates
6a) The Health Care Employer will respond that they are satisfied with the graduates on the surveys given at 6 and 12 months post-graduation.

Goal 7 To prepare the student to pass national licensing exam
7a) The graduate will successfully pass the NCLEX – RN exam on the first attempt.

Goal 8 Graduates will demonstrate their relationship to the global society
8a) Graduates will complete the MVCC Diversity and Global View graduation requirements,

Goal 9 To prepare students to demonstrate information literacy
9a) Students will use traditional and contemporary information technology.
9b) Students will identify, access, and appropriately use authoritative sources of information.

Nutrition & Dietetics  94

Goal 1 To provide a sound academic curriculum for transfer to a baccalaureate institution
1a) Graduates transfer to a baccalaureate institution with full junior status in a science/nutrition related program
1b) Graduates will meet the SUNY requirements in general education by completing at least 7 of the 10 SUNY GE silos.

Goal 2 To prepare students to recognize how a variety of sciences interface so that the complexity of nutritional sciences can be understood
2a) Students will demonstrate how N/D interfaces with other sciences.
2b) Students will organize information, evaluate alternatives, and reach logical conclusions regarding the analysis

Goal 3 To prepare students to effectively communicate, both orally and in the written form 
3a) Students will prepare and present several oral presentations.
3b) Students will write clear and concise research paper

Goal 4 To prepare students to think and solve problems relating to nutrition
4a) Students will demonstrate problem solving techniques through analysis of case studies.
4b) Students will collect, analyze, integrate, and formalize data in a variety of classes in the curriculum.

Goal 5 To prepare students to investigate scientific problems in a group setting. 5 Students will work collaboratively in the laboratory, demonstrating skill toward the completion of common project.

Goal 6 To prepare students to demonstrate information literacy
6a) Students will use traditional and contemporary information technology.
6b) Students will identify, access, and appropriately use authoritative sources of information.

Photography 09

Goal 1 To prepare students for employment in the photographic industry upon completion of the 2-year program
Students should be competent in all of the following areas:
1a) Black and White film processing and printing competency
1b) Color printing and processing competency
1c) Digital Photographic technologies including image capture and output
1d) Digital software applications
1e) Understanding fundamental lighting techniques
1f) Large format camera techniques
1g) Graduates secure employment in the photographic industry within one year

Goal 2 To prepare students for transfer to a four-year institution
2a) Students are accepted at 4-year school

Goal 3 To prepare students to develop the means to effectively communicate through oral, written, and visual methods
3a) Students will participate in project critiques demonstrating the ability to discuss both their own work and the work of their peers
3b) Students will demonstrate an ability to engage in analytical discourse with the instructor and peers
3c) Students must competently and effectively communicate via written or oral exam for testing competencies
3d) Students are expected to develop a professional portfolio or exhibition of works for public viewing  

Goal 4 To prepare students the opportunity to explore their individualized artistic sensibilities and understanding of historic figures in photography
4a) Students will understand the works of numerous masters from various backgrounds and cultures in photography and the Arts
4b) Students will research and organize resources to broaden their understanding of the field of Photography
4c) Students will produce work that reflects their understanding of cultural diversity

Goal 5 To prepare students to use technology effectively to collect, analyze and display data
5a) Students will be able to access electronic sources effectively and efficiently to collect data
5b) Students will be able to read and analyze search results and use the information contained in the results to develop effective search strategies
5c) Students will successfully complete a major project using personal computer applications
5d) Students will be able to safely and competently understand and operate various types of required photographic equipment
5e) Students will demonstrate an ability to solve quantitative problems by using through the process of mounting and presenting work
5f) Students will understand legal and ethical uses of information and imagery 

Goal 6 To prepare students to demonstrate information literacy
6a) Students will use traditional and contemporary information technology
6b) Students will identify, access, and appropriately use authoritative sources of information

Recreation & Leisure Services   76

Goal 1 To provide students with the knowledge they need for employment in recreation and leisure services
1a) Achieve employment in a recreation or leisure services setting.
1b) Demonstrate a broad knowledge of recreation theory and practice.
1c) Demonstrate an understanding of safety procedures and liability issues in recreation settings
1d) Demonstrate an ability to develop program plans and recreation activity plans

Goal 2. To provide students with the skills they need for employment in recreation and the leisure services
2a) Demonstrate competence in leading a variety of recreational activities with various populations
2c) Demonstrate an ability to develop, implement and lead a recreation program

Goal 3. To provide students with an opportunity to communicate and relate to individuals in professional and academic environments
3a) Demonstrate the ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing in academic and professional settings
3b) Demonstrate understanding and application of professional ethics and behaviors
3c) Be able to identify and describe their own recreation preferences and leadership style
3d) Complete the MVCC Diversity and Global View requirement.

Goal 4. To provide students with the process and methods of examining data and distributions  
4a) Demonstrate an understanding of organizing data and defining the characteristics of distributions

Goal 5. To prepare students for transfer to related bachelors programs
5a) Students transferring to SUNY four-year colleges will complete seven of the SUNY Knowledge & Skill Areas (using HI101 as a Restricted Elective)

Goal 6.  To prepare students to demonstrate information literacy
6a) Students will use traditional and contemporary information technology.
6b) Students will identify, access, and appropriately use authoritative sources of information.

Respiratory Care  49

Goal 1To prepare graduates for employment as competent and safe respiratory therapists
1a) Graduates are employed in a related field within 6 months of graduation or will continue their education.

Goal 2 Graduates will demonstrate the ability to comprehend, apply and evaluate clinical information relevant to their roles as respiratory therapists
2a) Employers are satisfied with the knowledge base of program graduates.
2b) Graduates are satisfied with the knowledge base obtained in the Respiratory Care Program

Goal 3 To prepare graduates to pass the national licensure exams
3a) Graduates will pass the national licensure exams within 2 years of graduation.

Goal 4 To prepare students and graduates to demonstrate technical proficiencies in all skills necessary to fulfill their roles as respiratory therapists
4a) Students will perform the psychomotor skills required of a respiratory therapist during clinical sessions.
4b) Employers are satisfied with the psychomotor skills of program graduates.
4c) Graduates are satisfied with the psychomotor skills obtained in the Respiratory Care Program.

Goal 5 To prepare students and graduates to demonstrate behavioral skills essential to functioning as effective respiratory therapists
5a) Students will communicate effectively in the clinical environment.
5b) Graduates are satisfied with the behavioral skills obtained in the Respiratory Care Program.
5c) Employers are satisfied with the behavioral skills of program graduates.

Goal 6 To prepare students to demonstrate information literacy
6a) Students will use traditional and contemporary information technology.
6b) Students will identify, access, and appropriately use authoritative sources of information.

School Facility Management  98

Goal 1 Develop basic skills to prepare the student for a career as a School Facilities Manager
1a) Students are able to manage all necessary technical aspects of a commercial building’s daily existence
1b) Graduates obtain a career as  School Facilities Manager

Goal 2 Prepare students to work effectively as part of a diverse technical team
2a) Students will collaborate in the design of energy improvements required for sustainable operation in a building.
2b) The student will demonstrate openness toward diverse points of view, and draw upon knowledge and experiences of others to function as a team member.

Goal 3 To prepare the student to present technical materials in written form
3a) The student will be able  to present technical reports in written form in a clear and concise manner

Goal 4. Prepare the student to apply basic technical concepts and industry practices to implement in facilities improvements & designs
4a) Students will be able to read building blueprints and analyze any new design improvements.

Goal 5. Prepare the student to maintain and coordinate building maintenance & improvements
5a) The student will be able to read complex electrical diagrams and analyze their designs.
5b) The student will be able to configure industrial control systems

Goal 6 Prepare student to utilize basic principles and resources in the development of solutions to technical challenges
6a) The student will demonstrate the ability to troubleshoot and develop a corrective action plan.

Goal 7 To prepare students to demonstrate information literacy
7a. Students will use traditional and contemporary information technology.
7b. Students will identify, access, and appropriately use authoritative sources of information.

Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology  21

Goal 1 Develop basic skills to prepare the student for a career in the semiconductor industry
1a) Students are able to employ measurement techniques and laboratory apparatus for verification of circuit operation.
1b) Students will be able to find employment in an associated career field.

Goal 2 Develop the ability to work effectively as part of a technical team
2a) Students will develop an understanding of the global aspects of the semiconductor industry

Goal 3 Develop the ability to present technical materials in oral and written form
3a) The student will be able to present technical reports in oral and written form in a clear and concise manner

Goal 4 Develop the ability to apply basic mathematical, scientific and technical concepts to the solution of electronic and mechanical systems
4a) Students will be able to analyze and implement basic circuitry and electromechanical systems, and perform troubleshooting.

Goal 5 Develop the ability to interpret data and participate in the development of corrective action plans
5a) The student will utilize statistical methods to interpret data and improve efficiency and quality.

Goal 6 To prepare students to demonstrate information literacy
6a) Students will use traditional and contemporary information technology.
6b) Students will identify, access, and appropriately use authoritative sources of information.

Surveying Technology  26

Educational Objectives:
• Prepare graduates with the technical skills necessary to enter careers in the surveying field.
• Prepare graduates with expanded skills in additional fields of interest and in current technological advancements to enter careers in the surveying field or transfer to other institutions.
• Prepare graduates with the communications skills necessary to succeed in a diverse and global workplace.
• Maintain and foster a positive environment conducive to teamwork, quality, professionalism, and continuous improvement.
• Prepare graduates who demonstrate information literacy.
Graduates have:
• An appropriate mastery of the knowledge, techniques, skills and modern tools of their disciplines.
• An ability to apply current knowledge and adapt to emerging applications of mathematics, science, engineering and technology.
• An ability to conduct, analyze and interpret experiments and apply experimental results to improve processes.
• An ability to apply creativity in the design of systems, components or processes appropriate to program objectives.
• An ability to function effectively on teams.
• An ability to identify, analyze and solve technical problems.
• An ability to communicate effectively.
• A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in lifelong learning.
• An ability to understand professional, ethical and social responsibilities.
• A respect for diversity and a knowledge of contemporary professional, societal and global issues.
• A commitment to quality, timeliness, and continuous improvement.
Students will:
• Use traditional and contemporary information technology.
• Identify, access, and appropriately use authoritative sources of information.
Graduates are capable of:
• Utilizing modern measurement technologies to acquire spatial data
• Employing industry-standard software to solve technical problems

Telecommunication Verizon  29

Goal 1 Develop basic skills to prepare the student for a career in the telecommunications industry
1a) Students are able to employ measurement techniques and laboratory apparatus for verification of circuit operation.
1b) Students will demonstrate knowledge and understanding of Verizon Umbrella Competencies.

Goal 2 Develop the ability to work effectively as part of a technical team
2a) Students will collaborate in laboratory activities to complete assigned projects.
2b)  The student will demonstrate a knowledge of the labor movement in the United States.

Goal 3 Develop the ability to present technical materials in oral and written form
3a) The student will be able to present technical reports in oral and written form in a clear and concise manner

Goal 4 Develop the ability to apply basic mathematical, scientific and technical concepts to the solution of electrical and electronic systems
4a) Students will be able to design, analyze, and implement basic analog and digital circuitry, and perform troubleshooting.

Goal 5 Develop the ability to apply current practice and theory to new technologies
5a) The student will investigate, survey and, analyze emerging telecommunications systems and techniques

Goal 6 To prepare students to demonstrate information literacy
6a) Students will use traditional and contemporary information technology.
6b) Students will identify, access, and appropriately use authoritative sources of information.

Website Development & Information Design 56

Goal 1 To prepare the students for an entry level position in the field of e-commerce or web development, or transfer to a higher educational institution
1a) Graduates secure a job in the field of information technology within two years
1b) Graduates transfer to a higher educational institution with the appropriate number of SUNY general educational courses

Goal 2 To prepare the students to interact effectively within a diverse business population
2a) Students will interact effectively within a diverse student population by completing collaborative projects

Goal 3 To prepare the student with the design, business, and technical skills needed to create web sites
3a) Students will be able to create web sites
3b) Students shall be able to understand the structure of web sites

Goal 4 To train students to solve business problems
4a) Students will demonstrate the use of computers as a problem solving tool
4b) Students will analyze the needs of an organization and develop a web site

Goal 5 To introduce students to a variety of international business scenarios
5a) Students will demonstrate an understanding of world-wide issues related to business
5b) Students shall use the web to integrate sales and marketing activities on the global level

Goal 6 To prepare students to gather, organize, manage, and interpret data electronically
6a) Students will demonstrate the ability to derive information from data
6b) Students will design and develop web sites, web pages, and multi-media presentations

Goal 7 To prepare students to demonstrate information literacy
7a) Students will use traditional and contemporary information technology
7b) Students will identify, access, and appropriately use authoritative sources of information

Welding Technology   44

Goal 1 To prepare the students to be proficient with common applications of welding
1a) The student will demonstrate the ability to produce products using various welding techniques.

Goal 2 To prepare graduates to find employment in the field of welding or a related field
2a) The graduate will enter a career related to the welding or fabricating field within one year of graduation.

Goal 3 To prepare the student to demonstrate competency in welding issues and problem solving
3a) The students will demonstrate the ability to select appropriate tools and welding supplies and equipment.
3b) The student will be able to set-up and operate MIG, TIG, and Arc welders.
3c) The student will demonstrate the ability to select appropriate welding materials and settings for a variety of materials and conditions.

Goal 4 To prepare the students to evaluate weld quality
4a) The student will demonstrate the use of standard welding inspection and quality control testing methods.

Goal 5 To prepare student to successfully interact with others through drawings and other technical means 
5a) The student will demonstrate the ability to read and interpret welding symbols on mechanical drawings.
5b) The student will demonstrate the ability to successfully interact with others by participation in and completion of group projects.

Goal 6 To prepare the student to communicate effectively
6a) The student will demonstrate the ability to clearly describe welding processes in an oral or written presentation.

Goal 7 To prepare the student to quantitatively analyze common welding problems
7a) The student will demonstrate quantitative skills directly applicable to common welding problems or techniques.

Goal 8  Is to prepare all students to successfully pass Department of Transportation, State Welding Exam in both Vertical and Overhead positions
8a) Students will obtain NYS certification in welding

Goal 9 To prepare students to demonstrate information literacy
9a) Students will use traditional and contemporary information technology.
9b) Students will identify, access, and appropriately use authoritative sources of information.

Administrative Assistant Certificate AST

Goal 1 To prepare the students to interact effectively within a diverse business population
1a) Students will interact effectively within a diverse student population by working collaboratively

Goal 2 To prepare the student to communicate effectively
2a) Students will communicate appropriately with instructors and peers through written or oral assignments
2b) Students will visually and graphically communicate through presentations and/or projects

Goal 3 To train students to solve business problems
3a) Students will demonstrate the use of computers as a problem solving tool
3b) Students will analyze and solve case studies

Goal 4 To introduce students to a variety of international business scenarios
4a) Students will demonstrate an understanding of world-wide issues related to business
4b) Students shall investigate various international issues through the use of media

Goal 5 To prepare the student with the skills and knowledge needed to create effective office documents
5a) Students shall demonstrate the ability to use word processing, business communications and presentation software
5b) Students shall demonstrate the ability to use database and spreadsheet software

6 To prepare students to demonstrate information literacy
6a) Students will use traditional and contemporary information technology
6b) Students will identify, access, and appropriately use authoritative sources of information

Airframe and Powerplant AP

Goal 1  To prepare students to become competent, safe, effective and professional aircraft maintenance technicians
1a) Students will develop proficiency in all aspects of aircraft  maintenance technology to a level that meets or exceeds the standards established by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
1b) Students will correctly identify and use appropriate safety precautions to minimize risk to themselves and others.
1c) Students will identify safe methods and techniques used in the servicing of aircraft and will demonstrate the ability to safely maneuver an aircraft on the ground.

Goal 2  To prepare students to perform maintenance work that is consistent with the legal requirements of the federal government
2a) Students will correctly identify and demonstrate the ability to use approved documentation in the maintenance of aircraft,  engines, propellers and other aircraft components.
2b) Students will correctly identify the privileges granted to and the limitations imposed upon FAA certificated aviation maintenance technicians.
2c) Students will correctly complete FAA and industry-typical forms and will demonstrate the ability to keep legally required maintenance records.
2d) Students will perform inspection of aircraft, engines, propellers, and systems to determine conformity to federal regulations and to establish the airworthiness of aircraft.

Goal 3 To prepare students to use concepts in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics relevant to aviation maintenance and repair
3a) Students will use mathematical operations, signs, algebra, proportions, percentages, ratios, powers, roots, charts, graphs and scientific notation to solve problems.
3b) Students will apply the physical concepts of energy, work, power, heat, temperature and fluids to the solution of problems related to aircraft maintenance. 
3c) Students will describe the significance of Newton's Laws, stability and control in aircraft light, maintenance and repair.
3c) Students will perform measurements to determine an aircraft's weight and will perform calculations to determine the location of an aircraft's center of gravity.
3d) Students will identify common aircraft materials and discuss their properties.   Students will also identify, select,  install and secure standard aircraft hardware. 

Goal 4  To prepare students to work with electricity, electrical systems, electronics, and avionics
4a) Students will apply the concepts of Ohm's Law, Watt's Law, resistance, inductance, capacitance and solid state electronics in the analysis, diagnosis, and troubleshooting of electrical circuits.
4b) Students will describe the principles of voltage generation, batteries, alternators, regulators, circuit control and circuit protection devices.  Students will apply these principles in the troubleshooting and repair of aircraft electrical systems.
4c) Students will identify aircraft instruments used for flight, indication, and systems monitoring. 
4d) Students will describe the principles upon which aircraft instruments operate and will apply these principles in the evaluation, maintenance, and repair of aircraft instrument systems.

Goal 5 To prepare students to perform maintenance and repair of aircraft structures
5a) Students will identify common aircraft structural designs and will describe the loads carried by aircraft structural components.
5b) Students will evaluate aircraft for proper assembly, perform rigging of flight control surfaces, and measure flight control movement.
5c) Students will design and perform aircraft structural repairs using the techniques of bending, rolling, riveting and composite bonding.
5d) Students will apply the corrosion prevention techniques of chemical treatment and painting.

Goal 6 To prepare students to perform maintenance and repair of aircraft support systems
6a) Students will identify components within, describe the operational principles of, inspect and perform maintenance and repair on aircraft cabin pressurization systems, oxygen systems, anti-ice and rain systems, fuel systems and fire protection systems.
6b) Students will identify components within, describe the operational principles of, inspect and perform maintenance and repair on aircraft hydraulic, pneumatic, and landing gear  systems.

Goal 7 To prepare students to perform maintenance and repair of aircraft reciprocating engines
7a) Students will describe the principles of aircraft reciprocating engine operation, distinguish between engine types, and identify the components of reciprocating engines.
7b) Students will operate and perform removal, installation, maintenance and repair of aircraft reciprocating engines.
7c) Students will perform disassembly, inspection, and overhaul of aircraft reciprocating engines.
7d) Students will describe the operational principles of, inspect and perform maintenance and repair on aircraft propellers and associated systems.
7e) Students will identify components within, describe the operational principles of, inspect and perform maintenance and repair on reciprocating engine induction systems, cooling systems, exhaust systems, lubrication systems, starting systems, ignition systems, and fuel metering systems.

Goal 8 To prepare students to perform maintenance and repair of aircraft gas turbine engines
8a) Students will describe the principles of aircraft gas turbine engine operation, distinguish between engine types, and  identify the components and major structures of gas turbine engines.
8b) Students will operate and perform removal, installation, maintenance and repair of aircraft gas turbine engines.
8c) Students will perform disassembly, inspection, and overhaul of gas turbine engines.
8d) Students will identify components within, describe the operational principles of, inspect and perform maintenance and repair on gas turbine engine lubrication systems, starting systems, ignition systems, and fuel metering systems.

Goal 9 To prepare students for employment in the field of aviation maintenance technology or for further education in aviation maintenance or a related field 
9a) Students will successfully pass federal aircraft mechanic  certification exams.
9b) Students will enter a career in aviation maintenance or a  related field or pursue higher education in a related field.

Goal 10 To prepare students to demonstrate information literacy
10a) Students will use traditional and contemporary information technology.
10b) Students will identify, access, and appropriately use authoritative sources of information.

Allied Health ZC

Goal 1 To prepare the students to communicate and interact effectively with consumers and members of the health care delivery team
1a) Students will communicate and interact effectively with instructors and peers through on-line interactions
1b) Students will communicate and interact effectively with consumers and health care delivery team at health related agency
1c) Student will demonstrate the ability to respect differences that may be a result of cultural heritage

Goal 2 To prepare competent entry level health information technicians (RHIT) in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills) an affective (behavior) learning domains
2a) Students will demonstrate an understanding of appropriate legal and ethical behaviors
2b) Students will demonstrate an understanding of knowledge of HIPAA regulations
2c) Student will demonstrate appropriate judgment to ensure confidentiality and security of health information

Goal 3 To prepare students to pass a national credentialing examination (except Health Unit Coordination)
3a) Graduates of the program will successfully pass a national credentialing examination
3b) Graduates will demonstrate a pass rate for 1st time examinees which meets or exceeds the National pass rate

Goal 4 To prepare graduates to successfully secure employment in the health care field appropriate for their area of emphasis
4a) Graduates will be employed in the HIM field within 6 months of graduation
4b) Graduates are satisfied with the preparation provided by the program.
4c) Employers of the graduates express satisfaction with the preparation provided by the program

Goal 5 To prepare students to calculate and interpret health care data appropriate to their area of emphasis
5a) Students will demonstrate the ability to calculate performance standards and in some cases interpret health information data, appropriate to their area of emphasis

Goal 6 To prepare students to demonstrate information literacy
6a) Students will use traditional and contemporary information technology)
6b) Students will identify, access, and appropriately use authoritative sources of information)

Carpentry Masonry   YA

Goal 1 To prepare graduates to find employment in a field related to the building trades
1a) The student will be able to identify the career opportunities associated with the building trades
1b) The student will participate in completing construction projects through a combination of laboratory and on-site training experiences

Goal 2 To enable the student to demonstrate competency in building techniques, the use of the materials, hand tools, and power tools meeting
and/or exceeding the recognized industry standard
2a) The student will demonstrate the correct use of the materials, hand tools, power tools and equipment used in residential building        construction
2b) The student will demonstrate skills needed to measure, layout
and construct all the parts of a residential building
2c) The student will demonstrate skills needed to apply the materials
to the exterior and interior of a building
2d) The student will demonstrate skills in the placement and finishing of concrete and laying of bricks and blocks
2e) The student will demonstrate basic woodworking skills

Goal 3 To prepare the student to be able to identify and explain the process of residential and light commercial construction
3a) The student will identify the codes used in residential and commercial
building construction using the current NYS Building Codes
3b) The student will demonstrate the recommended working practices of, block, brick and concrete construction

Goal 4 To prepare the student to use information from drawn prints and technical materials
4a) The student will define the different components of the residential and other light-frame construction drawings
4b) The student will be able to apply information from prints in the assembly and building process

Goal 5 To prepare the student to demonstrate an understanding of the quantity takeoff process
5a) The student will define the quantity takeoff process
5b) The student will demonstrate a competency in quantity determination from construction drawings
5c) The student will be able to explain the inter-relationships between contract documents, and the quantity takeoff of the materials
5d) The student will demonstrate an understanding of the factors that affect the time required to complete each portion of a given project
5e) The student will be able to analyze cost control systems and estimate accuracy

Goal 6 To prepare the student effectively within the construction industry
6a) The student will demonstrate communication skills by doing outside research projects and present oral reports in class

Goal 7 To prepare the student to work effectively as part of a work crew
7a) The student will collaborate in a laboratory setting to complete assigned projects
7b) The student will work as part of a crew on an on-site construction project

Goal 8 To prepare students to demonstrate information literacy
8a) Students will use traditional and contemporary information technology
8b) Students will identify, access, and appropriately use authoritative sources of information

Chef Training Certificate   YC

Goal 1 To provide training in culinary arts preparation
1a) Students will be able to demonstrate execution of the correct application of key cooking methods

Goal 2 To provide training in culinary arts preparation
2a) Students will be able to demonstrate execution of the correct application of key cooking methods

Goal 3 To provide training in bakery weights and measures
3a) Students will be able to demonstrate the ability to weigh and measure with accuracy the ingredients needed for their practical exam

Goal 4 To provide training in safe food handling
4a) Students will be able to demonstrate safe food handling techniques

Goal 5 To prepare students to demonstrate information literacy
5a) Students will use traditional and contemporary information technology
5b) Students will identify, access, and appropriately use authoritative sources of information

CNC Machinist Tech MC

Goal 1 To prepare the students to be proficient with common applications of computer-numerical control machining
1a) The student will demonstrate the ability to produce products using CNC hardware and software

Goal 2 To prepare graduates to find employment in the field of CNC machining or a related field
2a) The graduate will enter a career in the machining (or related) field within 1 year of graduation or be in the process of continuing their education

Goal 3) To prepare the student to demonstrate competency in CNC machining issues and problem solving
3a) The students will demonstrate the ability to select appropriate tools, work holding methods, and calculated feeds and speeds
3b) The students will be able to operate, program and troubleshoot CNC machines
3c) The students will demonstrate the use of standard CNC programming and CAD drawing methods to achieve desired CNC machining outcomes

Goal 4 To prepare the students to interpret drawings in order to select CNC machining steps directed toward the production of CNC machined objects
4a) The students will be able to interpret mechanical drawings and determine steps needed to machine parts to specified tolerances

Goal 5 To prepare student to successfully interact with others through drawings and other technical means
5a) The student will demonstrate the ability to read and interpret mechanical drawings
5b) The student will demonstrate the ability to successfully interact with others by participation in and completion of group projects

Goal 6 To prepare the student to communicate effectively
6a) The student will demonstrate the ability to clearly describe CNC machining processes in an oral or written presentation

Goal 7 To prepare the student to quantitatively analyze common CNC machining problems
7a) The student will demonstrate quantitative skills common to CNC machining problems, such as the use of measurement, geometry, and trigonometry
7b) The students to demonstrate information literacy
7c) Students will use traditional and contemporary information technology
7d) Students will identify, access, and appropriately use authoritative sources of information

Goal 8 To prepare students to demonstrate information literacy
8a) Students will use traditional and contemporary information technology
8b) Students will identify, access, and appropriately use authoritative sources of information

Coaching Certificate CO

Goal 1 Provide a sound academic curriculum to meet the requirements of NYS for licensure as a coach
1a) Student will meet the requirements as outlined by the Commissioner of Education.  Sec. 135.4 (c) (7) (i) (c) and section 135.5

Goal 2 Provide instruction on the different types of coaching techniques
2a) Student will demonstrate an understanding of various coaching techniques
2b) Student will be able to develop and modify practice plans according to populations taught as defined in course syllabus
2c) 100% of graduates will complete the DGV requirement

Goal 3 Provide instruction on how to create and implement lesson plans
3a) Student will create and develop practice plans for sport specific skills and concepts in coaching

Goal 4 Provide instruction for coaching a variety of sports and diverse populations
4a) Student will implement and execute the developed practice plans as outlined in the course curriculum
4b) Student will demonstrate knowledge of the behaviors and development of adolescents

Goal 5 Provide student with Injury recognition background sufficient to successfully evaluate and provide initial First Aid care
5a) Student will demonstrate an understanding of injury prevention, recognition and follow up care
5b) Student will obtain First Aid and CPR Certifications

Goal 6 To prepare Coaching certificate majors to use computational and other mathematical techniques to communicate results of scientific inquiry
6a) Student will complete laboratory exercises that involve data collection and analysis

Goal 7 To prepare students to demonstrate information literacy
7a) Student will use traditional and contemporary information technology
7b) Student will identify, access, and appropriately use authoritative sources of information

Computer Aided Drafting UJ

Goal 1 The graduate will be proficient with architectural and civil drafting         
1a) The student will demonstrate the ability to produce several types of architectural and civil drawings.
1b) The student will demonstrate understanding of the basic methods and materials used in light building construction.

Goal 2 The graduate will enter the field of architectural drafting          
2a) The graduate will enter a career within the architectural drafting field.

Goal 3 The graduate will complete drawings based on standard inputs from the architectural / civil field              
3a) The student will demonstrate standard drawing methods that include a variety of architectural concepts, facts and details.

Goal 4 The graduate will successfully communicate architectural concepts and details using drawings   
4a) The student will prepare architectural drawings based on generally accepted national and international standards.
4b) The student will demonstrate the use of universal technical concepts (e.g. mathematics).

Goal 5 The graduate will communicate effectively within the architectural industry        
5a) The student will demonstrate the ability to clearly describe architectural drawings in an oral presentation.
5b) The student will demonstrate the ability to gather information needed for drawings using the internet.

Goal 6 To prepare students to demonstrate information literacy
6a) Students will use traditional and contemporary information technology
6b) Students will identify, access, and appropriately use authoritative sources of information

Cybersecurity CS

Goal 1 To prepare students to transfer to assume entry-level positions in the Cybersecurity fields
1a) Graduates seeking a job secure a position in the field of business within two years.

Goal 2 To prepare the students to interact effectively within a diverse Information Technology population
2a) Students will interact effectively within a diverse student population by completing collaborative projects.
2b) Students will complete DGV requirements

Goal 3 To train students to solve networking issues
3a) Students will demonstrate the use of computers to solve networking problems.
3b) Students will analyze and understand a computer network.

Goal 4 To train students on how to effectively design, implement, and support security policies for a large-scale enterprise network
4a) Students will demonstrate the ability to create security policies/procedures 
4b) Students will demonstrate the ability to apply information toward making decisions.

Goal 5 To provide an overall view of the criminal justice process and it's relation to the investigation of cyber-crimes
5a) Students will demonstrate data acquisition and recovery concepts.

Goal 6 To train students to effectively implement and support system software
6a) Students will configure an operating system to function effectively in a networked environment

Goal 7 To prepare students to demonstrate information literacy
7a) Students will use traditional and contemporary information technology.
7b) Students will identify, access, and appropriately use authoritative sources of information.

Electronic Technician  CT

Goal 1 Develop basic skills to prepare the student for a career in the electrical service/maintenance field
1a) Students are able to employ measurement techniques and laboratory apparatus for verification of circuit operation.
1b) Graduates will be able to pursue a career in the electrical field.

Goal 2 Prepare students to work effectively as part of a technical team
2a) Students will collaborate in laboratory activities to complete assigned projects.
2b) The student will demonstrate openness toward diverse points of view, and draw upon knowledge and experiences of others to function as a team member.

Goal 3 Prepare students to apply basic  technical concepts and industry practices to install electrical systems
3) Students will be able to analyze and implement basic electrical systems.

Goal 4 Prepare students to utilize basic principles and resources in the development of solutions to technical challenges
4a) The student will demonstrate the ability to troubleshoot and develop a corrective action plan.

Goal 5 Prepare the student to communicate to others through a written proposal
5a) Student will be able to prepare a bill of materials and wiring diagrams for electrical systems.
5b) Students will be able to state problems and solutions in written and oral format.

Goal 6 To prepare students to demonstrate information literacy
6a) Students will use traditional and contemporary information technology.
6b) Students will identify, access, and appropriately use authoritative sources of information.

English as a Second Language ES

Goal 1 To provide students an opportunity to obtain an official certification of high-level English language skills
1a) Graduates obtain the certificate Graduates use the certificate as evidence of proficiency in English for employers or academic program admissions

Goal 2 To prepare non-native English speakers to successfully communicate in educational and/or career settings
2a) Students will communicate information and ideas in written form, using correct structure, grammar, spelling, and organization
2b) Students will organize and present ideas in language appropriate to the situation and understandable to the audience
2c) Students will read and comprehend appropriate reading material
2d) Students will understand spoken English in everyday situations in and out of academe

Goal 3 To prepare students to be successful in college-level courses
3a) ESL students will successfully complete EN101/EN105 or EN110

Goal 4 To prepare students to demonstrate information literacy
4a) Students will use traditional and contemporary information technology
4b) Students will identify, access, and appropriately use authoritative sources of information

Finance QA

Goal 1 To prepare the students for an entry level position in field of financial services
1a) Graduates will be prepared to secure a position in the field of financial services
1b) Graduates seeking further education transfer to a degree program in financial services management or accounting

Goal 2 To prepare the students to interact effectively within a diverse business population
2a) Students will interact effectively within a diverse student population by completing collaborative projects

Goal 3 To prepare the student to communicate effectively
3a) Students will communicate appropriately with instructors and peers in classroom assignments and projects

Goal 4 To train students to solve problems specific to the financial services industry
4a) Students will demonstrate the use of computers as a problem solving tool.
4b) Students shall analyze and solve accounting problems.

Goal 5 To introduce students to a variety of international business scenarios
5a) Students will demonstrate an understanding of world-wide issues related to business

Goal 6 To prepare students to gather, organize, manage, and interpret data electronically
6a) Students will demonstrate the ability to derive information from data
6b) Students will demonstrate knowledge of finance and management operations
6c) Students will demonstrate knowledge of relationships between economic accounting and banking systems

Goal 7 To prepare students to demonstrate information literacy
7a) Students will use traditional and contemporary information technology
7b) Students will identify, access, and appropriately use authoritative sources of information

Heating & Air Conditioning  UB

Goal 1 To prepare the students to enter the HVAC industry
1a) Graduates secure employment in the HVAC Industry
1b) Students successfully complete the required coursework

Goal 2 To prepare the students to be safe and competent HVAC technicians
2a) Student will follow safety procedures
2b) Students will demonstrate ability to troubleshoot heating and cooling systems and develop a corrective action plan

Goal 3 Prepare students to apply basic mathematical, scientific and technical concepts to the solution pressure temperature relationship
3a) Students will be able to apply mathematical, scientific and technical concepts to solve pressure temperature relationships and their effect on refrigeration systems.

Goal 4 To prepare students to communicate effectively
4a) The student will be able to present technical reports in written and oral form in a clear and concise manner

Goal 5 To prepare students to work effectively as part of a diverse technical team
5a) Students will collaborate in laboratory activities to complete assigned projects.
5b) The student will demonstrate openness toward diverse points of view, and draw upon knowledge and experiences of others to function as a team member.

Goal 6. To prepare students to demonstrate information literacy
6a) Students will use traditional and contemporary information technology.
6b) Students will identify, access, and appropriately use authoritative sources of information.

Industrial & Commercial Electricity  TD

Goal 1 Develop basic skills to prepare the student for a career in the electrical service/maintenance field
1a) Students are able to employ measurement techniques and laboratory apparatus for verification of circuit operation.
1b) Graduates will be able to pursue a career in the electrical field.

Goal 2 Prepare students to work effectively as part of a technical team.
2a) Students will collaborate in laboratory activities to complete assigned projects.
2b) The student will demonstrate openness toward diverse points of view, and draw upon knowledge and experiences of others to function as a team member.

Goal 3 Prepare students to apply basic  technical concepts and industry practices to install electrical systems
3) Students will be able to analyze and implemest basic electrical systems.

Goal 4 Prepare students to utilize basic principles and resources in the development of solutions to technical challenges
4a) The student will demonstrate the ability to troubleshoot and develop a corrective action plan.
4b) The student will be able to interpret the National Electrical Codebook.

Goal 5 Prepare the student to communicate to others through a written proposal
5a) Student will be able to prepare a bill of materials and wiring diagrams for electrical systems.
5b) Students will be able to state problems and solutions in written and oral format.

Goal 6 To prepare students to demonstrate information literacy.
6a. Students will use traditional and contemporary information technology.
6b. Students will identify, access, and appropriately use authoritative sources of information.

Machinist Tech   ME

Goal 1 To prepare the students to enter the machining field
1a) The graduate will enter a career in the machining (or related) field within 1 year of graduation or be in the process of continuing their education.
1b) Students will gain knowledge of employment opportunities at local manufacturing companies.

Goal 2 To prepare the students to be proficient with common machining skills and techniques
2a) The students will demonstrate the ability to select appropriate tools, work holding methods, calculated feeds and speeds and operate machine tools.
2b) The students will be able to interpret mechanical drawings and determine steps needed to machine parts to specified tolerances.
2c) Students will complete machining tasks based on mathematics, logic, and physical limitations.

Goal 3  To prepare the students to solve machining problems by interacting and solving problems with others
3a) The students will demonstrate effective interaction with others by participating in and completing group projects.

Goal 4  To prepare the student to effectively communicate within the machining and related industries
4a) The students will demonstrate communication skills by participating in and completing group projects.

Goal 5. To prepare the student to quantitatively analyze machining problems
5a) The student will demonstrate quantitative skills directly applicable to machining problems.
5b) The student will demonstrate quantitative skills common to basic machining problems, such as the use of measurement, geometry, and trigonometry.

Goal 6. To prepare students to demonstrate information literacy
6a) Students will use traditional and contemporary information technology.
6b) Students will identify, access, and appropriately use authoritative sources of information.

Media Marketing & Management  AB

Goal 1 To introduce the student to the theory and procedures of the world of media sales and to prepare them for entrance into the AAS degree Media Marketing and Management Program
1a) Students will receive a comprehensive introductory to the fundamental theory and procedures of media marketing.
1b) Students will be able to transfer all Certificate coursework into the full 2-year AAS degree program in Media Marketing and Management at MVCC or an equivalent program at another college.
1c) Students will be able to learn the fundamentals involved in media marketing enabling them to study further in an apprenticeship role if they chose to do so.

Goal 2 To provide opportunity for students to use technology effectively to produce effective advertising
2a) Students will be able to read and analyze research and selling results and use the information contained in the results to develop new marketing strategies
2b) Students will be able to successfully produce a broadcast commercial utilizing production equipment.

Goal 3 To provide opportunities for students to utilize learned communication skills and techniques to produce effective marketing results
3a) Students will be able to successfully produce a script and storyboard.
3b) Students will organize and present an effective selling plan appropriate to the product.

Goal 4 To prepare students to demonstrate information literacy
4a) Students will use traditional and contemporary information technology.
4b) Students will identify, access, and appropriately use authoritative sources of information.

Medical Assistant  ZB

Goal 1 To prepare  students to communicate effectively
with others in a healthcare setting
1a) Students will communicate and interact effectively with instructors and peers in a classroom setting.
1b) Students will interact with clients in accordance with agency requirements.
1c) Students will effectively communicate with other agencies to manage treatment regimens.

Goal 2 To prepare graduates to obtain employment related to medical assisting 
2a) Graduates will obtain employment in the medical assisting field
2b) Students will demonstrate the ability to perform the required skills for employment in medical assisting.
2c) Employers are satisfied with the skills of program graduates
2d) Graduates are satisfied with the skills obtained in the Medical Assistant program.

Goal 3 To prepare graduates to successfully matriculate into MVCC’s AAS degree in Medical Assisting or comparable program
3a) Graduates of the program matriculate into the Medical Assisting AAS degree or comparable program.
3b) Graduates will be satisfied with the transfer process to an AAS degree in Medical Assisting program.

Goal 4 To prepare students to demonstrate information literacy
4a) Students will use traditional and contemporary information technology.
4b) Students will identify, access, and appropriately use authoritative sources of information.

Photography Certificate AL

Goal 1 To prepare students for employment and apprenticeship in the photographic industry upon completion of the 1-year program
Students should be competent in all of the following areas:
1a) Black and White film processing and printing competency
1b) Color printing and processing competency
1c) Basic Digital Photographic technologies including image capture and output
1d) Digital software applications
1e) Understanding fundamental lighting techniques

Goal 2  To prepare students for transfer of credits into the 2-year AAS Photography program at MVCC or its equivalent or into a two or a four-year institution
2a) Students are accepted at a 2-year or 4 year photography program

Goal 3 Students will develop the means to effectively communicate through oral, written, and visual methods
3a) Students will participate in project critiques demonstrating the ability to discuss both their own work and the work of their peers, as well as demonstrate respect and sensitivity to the cultural diversity represented by the critique participants
3b) Students will demonstrate an ability to engage in analytical discourse with the instructor and peers
3c) Students must competently and effectively communicate via written or oral exam for testing competencies
3d) Students are expected to develop a professional portfolio or exhibition of works for public viewing
  
Goal 4 Students will be provided the opportunity to explore their individualized artistic sensibilities and understanding of historic figures in photography
4a) Students will understand the works of numerous masters from various backgrounds and cultures in photography and the Arts
4b) Students will research and organize resources to broaden their understanding of the field of Photography
4c) Students will produce work that reflects their cultural

Goal 5 Students will use technology effectively to collect, analyze and display data
5a) Students will be able to access electronic sources effectively and efficiently to collect data
5b) Students will successfully complete a major project using personal computer applications
5c) Students will be able to safely and competently understand and operate various types of required photographic equipment
5d) Students will demonstrate an ability to solve quantitative problems by using through the process of mounting and presenting work
5e) Students will understand legal and ethical uses of information and imagery

Goal 6 To prepare students to demonstrate information literacy
6a) Students will use traditional and contemporary information technology
6b) Students will identify, access, and appropriately use authoritative sources of information

Refrigeration Certificate    UE

Goal 1 The graduate will be proficient with industrial engineering technician skills and techniques
1a) The students will demonstrate the ability to select appropriate methods and processes used in industrial technology.

Goal 2  To prepare the students to successfully pass Section 608 of the EPA
2a)  Students successfully pass EPA section 608 licensing exam

Goal 3  To prepare the students to be safe and competent Refrigeration technicians
3a) Student will follow safety procedures
3b) Students will demonstrate ability to troubleshoot Refrigeration systems and develop a corrective action plan

Goal 4  Prepare students to apply basic mathematical, scientific and technical concepts to calculate pressure temperature relationships
4a) Students will be able to solve pressure temperature relationships and their effect on refrigeration systems

Goal 5  To prepare students to interact effectively in a diverse society
5a) Students will collaborate in laboratory activities to complete assigned projects.
5b) The student will demonstrate openness toward diverse points of view, and draw upon knowledge and experiences of others to function as a team member.

Goal 6  To promote environmental awareness & proper refrigerant handling
6a) Students will follow proper refrigerant usage procedures as outline by the Montreal Protocol & the Clean Air Act of 1990.

Goal 7 To prepare the student effectively communicate within the refrigeration industry
7a) The student will present technical reports in oral and written form in a clear and concise manner.

Goal 8 Prepare students to apply basic mathematical, scientific and technical concepts to calculate pressure temperature relationships
8a) Students will be able to solve pressure temperature relationships and their effect on refrigeration systems.

Goal 9 To prepare students to demonstrate information literacy
9a) Students will use traditional and contemporary information technology.
9b) Students will identify, access, and appropriately use authoritative sources of information.

Small Business Management Certificate QG

Goal 1 To prepare students to own or operate a small business
1a) Graduates secure a job in the field of business
1b) Graduates seeking further education transfer to a degree program

Goal 2 To prepare the students to interact effectively within a diverse business population
2a) Students will interact effectively within a diverse student population by working collaboratively

Goal 3 To prepare the student to communicate effectively
3a) Students will communicate appropriately with instructors and peers through written or oral assignments

Goal 4 To train students to solve business problems
4a) Students will demonstrate the use of technology as a problem solving tool
4b) Students will understand basic bookkeeping practices and be able to calculate price margins, markups and business ratios

Goal 5 To prepare students to gather, organize, manage, and interpret data
5a) Students will demonstrate a knowledge of financial and market information and resources available to small business owners

Goal 6 To prepare students to demonstrate information literacy
6a) Students will use traditional and contemporary information technology
6b) Students will identify, access, and appropriately use authoritative sources of information

Surgical Tech  ST

Goal 1 To provide students with the skills they need for employment in a perioperative setting as a surgical technician
1a) Students will demonstrate broad knowledge of integration of theory and practice regarding surgical procedures.

Goal 2 To provide students with the skills necessary to interact effectively with members of the surgical team in the perioperative setting
2a) Students will demonstrate interpersonal communication skills within the clinical setting.
2b) Students will complete the MVCC Diversity and Global View Graduation Requirements.

Goal 3 To provide students with the knowledge of the legal and ethical codes pertaining the perioperative setting as a surgical technician
3a) Students will demonstrate an understanding of appropriate legal and ethical behaviors.
3b) Students will demonstrate of HIPPA regulations.
3c) Students will demonstrate practice in the clinical setting that follow the HIPPA guidelines.

Goal 4 To provide students with the knowledge they need for employment in a perioperative setting as a surgical technician
4a) The students will secure employment as a surgical technician in the perioperative setting with one year of graduation.

Goal 5 To prepare students to demonstrate information literacy
5a) Students will use traditional and contemporary information technology.
5b) Students will identify, access, and appropriately use authoritative sources of information.

Welding Certificate   UG

Goal 1 The graduate will be proficient with industrial engineering technician skills and techniques
1a) The students will demonstrate the ability to select appropriate methods and processes used in industrial technology.

Goal 2 To prepare the students to be proficient with common welding skills and techniques
2a) The students will demonstrate the ability to select appropriate tools and welding supplies and equipment.
2b) The students will be able to interpret mechanical drawings and determine steps needed to weld a product.
2c) Students will complete various welding tasks.

Goal 3 To prepare the students to solve welding problems by interacting and solving problems with others
3a) The students will demonstrate effective interaction with others by participating in and completing group projects.

Goal 4 To prepare the student to effectively communicate within the welding and related industries
4a) The students will demonstrate communication skills by participating in and completing group projects.
4b) The students will demonstrate the ability to clearly describe welding technology issues in an oral or written presentation.

Goal 5 To prepare the student to quantitatively analyze welding problems
5a) The student will demonstrate quantitative skills directly applicable to welding problems.
5b) The student will demonstrate the ability to setup and weld parts using MIG, TIG and Arc welding techniques.

Goal 6 To prepare students to demonstrate information literacy
6a) Students will use traditional and contemporary information technology.
6b) Students will identify, access, and appropriately use authoritative sources of information.