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College Offerings

Southeastern Community College Concurrent Enrollment

WACO CSD partners with SCC to offer college level courses for high school students to take. Click the link below to view the current SCC handbook.

2016-2017 Southeastern Community College Concurrent Enrollment Student Handbook

 

Curent College Classes Offered 

 

CSC-110 Introduction to Computers        Dual Credit (3 college credits)            1 CREDIT

FALL Mon-Thurs

Students will learn an understanding of the essential computer concepts; summarize the function of several software and multimedia applications; differentiate between documents, worksheets, and databases; demonstrate an understanding of computer files and data storage; identify the main components of a computer and summarize the function of each; identify the basic parts of the Windows screen; demonstrate the ability to work with files; demonstrate proficiency in word processing; demonstrate proficiency in spreadsheets; and demonstrate proficiency in basic database processing tasks.

 

CIS-125 Intro to Programming Logic w/Language    Dual Credit (3 college credits)     1 CREDIT

SPRING Mon-Thurs

Introduction to computer programming with structured program development and module designs emphasized.  Write programs related to several areas, including input/output, numerical computation, iteration, recursion, data manipulation, and interactive procedures.

 

ENG-105 Composition I                               Dual Credit (3 college credits)                      1 CREDIT

FALL Mon-Thurs.

A study of the principles of writing.  Emphasis on rhetoric, mechanics, and development of expository patterns:  narration, description, illustration, comparison/contrast, classification, process, and cause/effect.  Required for AA and AS Degrees.  Prerequisites: Mandatory COMPASS or ACT test score and mandatory eWrite score (per SCC Writing Scores & Mandatory Course Placement Chart), or a C- or above in ENG-061, College Preparatory Writing II.  No waivers.

 

ENG-106 Composition II                              Dual Credit (3 college credits)                      1 CREDIT

SPRING Mon-Thurs.

A continuation of study of the principles of writing begun in ENG-105.  Emphasis is placed on persuasive writing as well as literary analysis and the MLA research paper.  Time will also be spent exploring the research sources available from the library.  Required for AA and AS Degrees.  Prerequisites:  C- or above in ENG-105

 

HIS-151, U.S. History to 1877                     Dual Credit (3 college credits)                      1 CREDIT

FALL Mon-Thurs

This course explores social, political, economic, and intellectual development in the United States from the pre-colonial period to 1877.  Students will learn about the reasons for settlement of the American colonies, the social history of the American colonies, causes and effects of the American revolution, issues and political leaders of the late 18th and early 19-mid 19th centuries, social history of the Jacksonian Era, the foreign policy of westward expansion. Students will use the course textbook, The American Pageant: To 1877 (vol. 1, ed. 15) as well as other teacher-selected readings in their study of this period of history.  The final grade will be determined by performance on quizzes, tests, a research paper, and teacher-assigned projects.  Attendance is essential for success in this course.  

 

HIS-152 U.S. History Since 1877                Dual Credit (3 college credits)                      1 CREDIT

SPRING Mon-Thurs

This course explores United States' social, political, economic, and intellectual development from 1877 to the contemporary period.  Students will learn about the origins and collapse of southern reconstruction, the social history of midwestern communities, late 19th-century & 20th-century political parties and leaders, the Progressive Era, the social history of the 1920s, FDR and the New Deal, foreign policy from 1890-1940, and trends in social and political history since 1945. Students will use the course textbook, The American Pageant: Since 1865 (vol. 2, ed. 15) as well as other teacher-selected readings in their study of this period of history.  The final grade will be determined by performance on quizzes, tests, a research paper, and teacher-assigned projects.  Attendance is essential for success in this course.  

 

WEL-160 Arc Welding I (SMAW)              Dual Credit  (5 college credits)                     2 CREDITS

ALL YEAR Tues. evenings

Course provides the student with a thorough technical understanding of arc welding fundamentals, welding safety, power sources, and electrode selection. Ample time is provided to develop skills necessary to make high quality shielded metal arc welds in all positions on 16 gauge to 1/4 inch mild steel plate.

 

PSY-111 Introduction to Psychology          Dual Credit (3 college credits)                      1 CREDIT

FALL Mon. evenings

A basic course in the understanding of behaviour, designed to give the student a scientific background in the fundamental problems and techniques covered in the field of psychology.

 

PSY-241 Abnormal Psychology                   Dual Credit (3 college credits)                      1 CREDIT

SPRING Mon. evenings

A survey of the history of mental illness including a study of normal and abnormal behaviour as related to various cultures.  Personality development, individual adjustment, and description of the various clinical entities and their relevance to present day life will be covered.  Character disorders and personality structures which cause maladjustment are reviewed.  A review of the theories of personality is included.  Prerequisite:  PSY-111 Introduction of Psychology

 

SPC-112 Public Speaking                             Dual Credit (3 college credits)                      1 CREDIT

FALL or SPRING Friday afternoon

This course examines both the theoretical and practical basis of speech communication, particularly public speaking.  Emphasis is on speech preparation, organization, support, delivery, and audience analysis.

 

  

Current Health  Academy Classses

 

HSC-114 Medical Terminology                   Dual Credit (3 college credits)                      1 CREDIT

FALL Friday mornings

This course is designed to study the basic language related to medical science with emphasis on word analysis, construction, definitions, pronunciations, spelling and standard abbreviations.

 

MAP-431 Human Relations                         Dual Credit (1 college credit)                       1 CREDIT

FALL Friday mornings

This course includes the study of the fundamental principles related to human relations, self-improvement, professional appearance and attitudes, limitations and behaviors.  Principles of individualized client care and etiquette of the medical practice are emphasized.

 

HSC-172 Nurse Aide                                                Dual Credit (3 college credits)                      1 CREDIT

SPRING Friday mornings

Emphasis of this course is on students gaining a basic level of knowledge and demonstrating skills to provide safe, effective resident care.  This course meets the requirement of the Department of Inspections and Appeals requirements for direct care givers working in long-term care and skilled facilities.  Upon completion, students are eligible to take the written/oral and skills performance competency tests to become a Direct Care Worker in the State of Iowa. NOTE:  This course will not cover BLS and mandatory Reporter requirements.

 

MAP-401 Medical Law and Ethics             Dual Credit (1 college credit)                       1 CREDIT

SPRING Friday mornings

This course is designed to expose the student to legal concepts of standard of care, scope of employment, criminal and civil acts, contract, negligence and ethical concepts.

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