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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
  • Goal 6 Students will demonstrate an understanding of world-wide issues related to business
  • 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

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 ability to apply the knowledge, techniques, skills, and modern tools of the discipline to narrowly defined engineering technology activities;
  • an ability to apply a knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology to engineering technology problems that require limited application of principles but extensive practical knowledge;
  • an ability to conduct standard tests and measurements, and to conduct, analyze, and interpret experiments;
  • an ability to function effectively as a member of a technical team;
  • an ability to identify, analyze, and solve narrowly defined engineering technology problems;
  • an ability to apply written, oral, and graphical communication in both technical and non-technical environments; and an ability to identify and use appropriate technical literature;
  • an understanding of the need for and an ability to engage in self-directed continuing professional development;
  • an understanding of and a commitment to address professional and ethical responsibilities, including a respect for diversity; and
  • 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 principles, hardware, and software that are appropriate to produce drawings, reports, quantity estimates, and other documents related to civil engineering;
  • conducting standardized field and laboratory tests related to civil engineering;
  • utilizing surveying methods appropriate for land measurement and/or construction layout;
  • applying fundamental computational methods and elementary analytical techniques in sub-disciplines related to civil engineering.

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 collaborative 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:

• a. an ability to apply the knowledge, techniques, skills, and modern tools of the discipline to narrowly defined engineering technology activities;

• b. an ability to apply a knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology to engineering technology problems that require limited application of principles but extensive practical knowledge;

• c. an ability to conduct standard tests and measurements, and to conduct, analyze, and interpret experiments;

• d. an ability to function effectively as a member of a technical team;

• e. an ability to identify, analyze, and solve narrowly defined engineering technology problems;

• f. an ability to apply written, oral, and graphical communication in both technical and non-technical environments; and an ability to identify and use appropriate technical literature;

• g. an understanding of the need for and an ability to engage in self-directed continuing professional development;

• h. an understanding of and a commitment to address professional and ethical responsibilities, including a respect for diversity; and

• i. a commitment to quality, timeliness, and continuous improvement.

Graduates are capable in:

 

a. the application of circuit analysis and design, computer programming, associated software, analog and digital electronics, and microcomputers, and engineering standards to the building, testing, operation, and maintenance of electrical/electronic(s) systems.

• b. 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 2 The 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.

Graduates have:

  •   a) an ability to apply the knowledge, techniques, skills, and modern tools of the discipline to narrowly defined engineering technology activities;
  •   b) an ability to apply a knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology to engineering technology problems that require limited application of principles but extensive practical knowledge;
  •   c) an ability to conduct standard tests and measurements, and to conduct, analyze, and interpret experiments;
  •   d) an ability to function effectively as a member of a technical team;
  •   e) an ability to identify, analyze, and solve narrowly defined engineering technology problems;
  •   f) an ability to apply written, oral, and graphical communication in both technical and non-technical environments; and an ability to identify and use appropriate technical literature;
  •   g) an understanding of the need for and an ability to engage in self-directed continuing professional development;
  •   h) an understanding of and a commitment to address professional and ethical responsibilities, including a respect for diversity; and
  •   i) 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:

• a. an ability to apply the knowledge, techniques, skills, and modern tools of the discipline to narrowly defined engineering technology activities;
• b. an ability to apply a knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology to engineering technology problems that require limited application of principles but extensive practical knowledge;
• c. an ability to conduct standard tests and measurements, and to conduct, analyze, and interpret experiments;
• d. an ability to function effectively as a member of a technical team;
• e. an ability to identify, analyze, and solve narrowly defined engineering technology problems;
• f. an ability to apply written, oral, and graphical communication in both technical and non-technical environments; and an ability to identify and use appropriate technical literature;
• g. an understanding of the need for and an ability to engage in self-directed continuing professional development;
• h. an understanding of and a commitment to address professional and ethical responsibilities, including a respect for diversity; and
• i. 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:

• a. Utilizing modern measurement technologies to acquire spatial data;
• b. 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
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  • 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.
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  • 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
  •    3a) 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
  •    3a) 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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.