South Texas College - Diploma

South Texas College is a public community college located in the Rio Grande Valley region of South Texas, United States. South Texas College currently offers wide variety of associate degree programmes in the field of Applied Science, Arts, Education and more. South Texas College is licensed by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award bachelor's and associate degrees.

  • Students 34,000
  • Campus Setting City

School Description

South Texas College was created on September 1, 1993, by Texas Senate Bill 251 to serve Hidalgo and Starr counties. South Texas College has 60 transfer agreements with schools across the country for students looking to transfer to four-year universities beyond an associate degree.

South Texas College is currently home to 34,000 enrolled students served by a faculty and staff of more than 1,600 people. South Texas College offers more than 119 degree and certificate program options, including associate degrees in a variety of art, science, technology and allied health fields of study. South Texas College has 384 faculty members with master’s degrees, 46 hold double master’s, five hold triple master’s and 79 have doctorate degrees. South Texas College campus facilities are spread through five campus locations viz; Pecan Campus in McAllen, Mid-Valley Campus in Weslaco, Starr County Campus in Rio Grande City, Technology Campus in McAllen and Ramiro R. Casso Nursing & Allied Health Campus in McAllen.

Diploma Programs

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    Accounting

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    This program will prepare students for entry into the accounting profession. The two-year program emphasizes internal accounting procedures and generally accepted principles as they apply to external reporting.

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    Accounting/Clerk

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals for the profession or duties of an accountant. The curriculum focuses on the process by which financial information about a business is recorded, classified, summarised, interpreted and communicated

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    Administration of Early Childhood

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    The Administration of Early Childhood Programs certificate is a one semester certificate that prepares students to meet the Texas Health and Human Services (THHS) Child Care Licensing educational requirements for a director or manager position at a child care center licensed for 13 or more children. It provides a basic foundation of knowledge and skills in both child development and business management. All students participating in Field Study courses must have a negative TB test and no criminal record. The Field Study course in this program is considered a capstone course and must be taken during the semester the student is graduating.

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    Administrative Office Assistant

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    The Administrative Office Assistant curriculum is a two-year program designed to prepare students to manage functions in the office environment. The course work adds administrative systems, advanced computer applications, word and data processing, graphics and presentation software, employee supervision and management, and written and oral communications. Graduates are well prepared to work in the challenging and exciting office environment of a diversity of organizations ranging from a one-person professional office to the global corporation.

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    Advertising

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    The Associate of Arts with a field of study in Advertising/Public Relations Concentration is a focused program of study, which provides a strong undergraduate foundation in writing for all forms of media and the integration of concepts and theories necessary to promote a positive image for clients. Classes prepare students for transfer to four-year institutions and entry into careers in which competence, clarity and influence are important, such as advertising, public relations, business, health, law, entertainment industry and media. Some variation in requirements may exist at particular four-year college or universities; therefore, it is essential that students also refer to the catalog of the prospective transfer institution and consult an academic adviser.

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    American Sign Language

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    The Language and Cultural Studies Field of Study is designed to provide students the opportunity to develop and enhance their practical communication skills and cross-cultural understanding that will provide them the foundational coursework required for careers in languages and cultural studies.

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    Anthropology

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    Anthropology is the study of our species (Homo Sapiens), our ancient ancestors, and our near relatives (the primates). Anthropology studies the primordial origins of humans, how we evolved, how we populated the continents over millennia, and why we vary physically and culturally.

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    Architectural and Civil Engineering Technology

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    This degree is designed to assist students in preparing architectural, structural and civil construction documents for commercial, industrial and civil projects. Students are trained in various industry standard software including AutoCad, Revit, Microstation and Civil 3D to produce construction documents. They develop skills in the production of working/study models, Building Information Modeling (BIM), 3D printing and through specialized courses learn basic civil engineering technologies and surveying techniques. In addition, students are introduced to architecture through several academic courses and provided an opportunity to transfer credit to a four-year institution.

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    Architectural and Engineering Design Technology

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    This specialization is designed to provide a pathway to the fields of architectural, visual, and civil engineering technologies. Students take basic courses that introduce them to a wide range of disciplines in the design-build community. In addition, students are introduced to architecture through several academic courses and provided an opportunity to transfer credit to a four-year institution.

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    Architectural and Visual Technology

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    This program prepares students for careers in the design, building, and general business sectors. Students learn to communicate design solutions for architects, engineers, builders, and development companies through construction documents and numerous 2D and 3D visualizations. Students are trained in various industry standard software including AutoCad, Revit, Photoshop, and Illustrator. Upon completion of this program, students will be skilled in emerging technologies such as 3D printing, Building Information Modeling (BIM), and advanced graphic techniques. In addition, students are introduced to architecture through several academic courses and provided an opportunity to transfer credit to a four-year institution.

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    Automotive Technology

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of physical systems used in manufacturing and end-product systems used for specific uses, including machine tools, jigs and other manufacturing equipment; stationary power units and appliances; engines; self-propelled vehicles; housings and containers; hydraulic and electric systems for controlling movement; and the integration of computers and remote control with operating systems.

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    Baking and Pastry Arts

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    The program prepares students through lecture and lab courses in culinary arts, baking, nutrition, supervision, a practicum, and general education courses. This degree leads to careers in restaurants, catering, hotels/resorts, bakeries, pastry shops, cake shops, and other commercial food services. Graduates take positions as a baker assistant, assistant pastry chef, cake decorating assistant, or bakery supervisor.

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    Basic Peace Officer

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to prepare students for a profession in law enforcement. Police academy students will learn the role and responsibilities of a law enforcement officer and become knowledgeable in Texas Criminal and Traffic law. The police academy will prepare students for peace officer certifications according to the standards from the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officers Standards and Education.

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    Biology

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    The Associate of Science Degree with a field of study in Biology offers students the opportunity to take a core curriculum of general education courses with an emphasis in Biology.

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    Business Administration: Accounting

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    This program will prepare students for entry into the accounting profession. The two-year program emphasizes internal accounting procedures and generally accepted principles as they apply to external reporting.

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    Business Administration: Import/Export/Logistics

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the general study of business, including the processes of interchanging goods and services (buying, selling and producing), business organization, and accounting as used in profit-making and nonprofit public and private institutions and agencies. The programs may prepare individuals to apply business principles and techniques in various occupational settings.

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    Business Administration: Management

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    This program will prepare students for various managerial positions such as entry-level management trainee. The program will prepare students in areas such as communication skills, accounting, human resource management, marketing, problem solving and decision-making.

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    Business Administration: Marketing

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    This program will prepare students for an entry-level position in marketing and sales. The program will prepare students in areas such as communication skills, sales, product design, advertisement, and public relations.

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    Chemistry

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    The Associate of Science degree with a field of study in Chemistry offers students the opportunity to take a core curriculum of general education with an emphasis in Chemistry.

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    Child Development and Early Childhood

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    The Child Development and Early Childhood Department is committed to improving and promoting the quality of services and programs for young children and their families in the communities we serve by educating and training individuals for early childhood professions and by partnering with childcare programs and social service agencies.

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    Child Development/Early Childhood

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    The curriculum leading to the Associate of Applied Science degree in Child Development/Early Childhood provides the instruction and field experience necessary for successful care and guidance of young children birth to eight years of age. Graduates will know and be able to promote child development concepts and learning; build family and community relationships; observe, document, and assess children; use developmentally effective approaches to connect with children and families; use content knowledge to build meaningful curriculum; and become an early childhood professional and advocate for young children. Students will be prepared for various positions in private kindergartens, child development centers and early childhood programs such as Early Head Start, Head Start, non-profit and for-profit preschool and infant/toddler programs. They also will be prepared for positions in public schools and after school programs such as teacher aides and other paraprofessionals. All students participating in Field Study courses must have a negative TB test and no criminal record. The Field Study course, CDEC 2167 Capstone: Administration, must be taken during the semester the student is graduating.

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    Cloud Computing and Virtualization Specialist

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    A program that generally prepares individuals to provide and manage data systems and related facilities for processing and retrieving internal business information; select systems and train personnel; and respond to external data requests. Includes instruction in cost and accounting information systems, management control systems, personnel information systems, data storage and security, business systems networking, report preparation, computer facilities and equipment operation and maintenance, operator supervision and training, and management information systems policy and planning.

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    Commercial Baking

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    This certificate prepares students to serve under the supervision of pastry chefs, bakers, and other food service professionals as bakery support staff and commercial bakery workers.

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    Commercial Cooking

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    This certificate prepares students to serve under the supervision of chefs and other food service professionals as kitchen support staff and commercial food preparation workers.

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    Communication Studies

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    The Associate of Arts degree in Communication with a speech concentration is a focused program of study, which provides a strong foundation in undergraduate interpersonal interaction, group communication, argument and debate, as well as in public speaking skills. Classes prepare students for transfer to four-year institutions and entry into careers in which effective communication skills are important, such as teaching, public relations, business, mass communication, and law. Some variation in requirements may exist at particular four-year college or universities; therefore, it is essential that students also refer to the catalog of the prospective transfer institution and consult an academic adviser.

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    Computer and Internet Specialist

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    This one-semester specialization will provide students with the foundation required in the use of computers and the Internet. The student will learn entry-level skills needed to effectively use the latest computer and Internet technologies in a business environment. Graduates will have knowledge in the areas of technology including computer hardware, software, operating systems, networking, Internet and electronic mail concepts, word processing applications, and presentation media.

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    Computer and Network Specialist

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    The Computer and Network Specialist program prepares students with the necessary skills to excel in a variety of Information Technology environments. Students gain advanced skills and knowledge in some of today's dominating business applications, as well as proficiency in networking and operating systems skills, while also being exposed to the use of computer virtualization. All credit hours earned through this certificate transfer to the Associate of Applied Science degree for Networking Specialist and Computer Specialist. They also transfer to the Bachelor of Applied Technologies in Computer and Information Technologies degree (BAT-CIT).

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    Computer Application Specialist

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    The Computer Applications Specialist program prepares students to meet the demand for advanced skills and knowledge in some of today's leading business applications. Students completing this certificate are equipped with comprehensive abilities in business productivity software such as word processing, spreadsheet, and database management systems. They also finish the program with extensive experience in the use of multimedia software for tasks such as digital publishing and photo editing. All credit hours earned in this program transfer to the Computer and Information Technologies Certificate and the Associate of Applied Science degree for Computer Specialist.

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    Computer Information Systems

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed for students who plan to continue with a Baccalaureate degree at South Texas College or to transfer to a four-year college or university to pursue a Baccalaureate degree in Computer Information Systems. It is also designed to prepare students for entry-level positions in the field of computer information systems. The curriculum of the Computer Information Systems degree program focuses on computer programming, principles of business, and general education. Students who wish to declare this transfer major should ask for program planning assistance from a Computer Information Systems program advisor. Transfer institutions vary in the lower division (first two years of college) major department requirements. Meeting the South Texas College Associate of Science degree requirements does not automatically guarantee that all four-year colleges will accept every course toward their degree plan.

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    Computer Information Technologies Specialist

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    The Computer and Information Technologies Specialist program is designed to provide a student with in depth knowledge and skills necessary for today's fast-paced, ever-changing world of Information Technology (IT). Students are exposed to a variety of business productivity software for spreadsheets and database management systems, as well as developmental and graphical design software for tasks such as photo editing, web design, and programming.

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    Computer Maintenance Technology

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    Students who graduate from this specialization will gain skills necessary to compete in the computer maintenance industry. They will learn skills such as computing architecture, computer installation, maintenance, peripheral installation and troubleshooting, as well as provide hardware and software support for users within their organization.

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    Computer Science

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed for students who plan to continue with a Baccalaureate degree at South Texas College or to transfer to a four-year college or university to pursue a Baccalaureate degree in Computer Software Engineering and/or Computer Science. It is also designed to prepare students for entry-level positions in the field of computer science. The curriculum of the Computer Science degree program focuses on computer programming and general education studies. Students who wish to declare this transfer major should ask for program planning assistance from a Computer Science program advisor. Transfer institutions vary in the lower division (first two years of college) major department requirements. Meeting the South Texas College Associate of Science degree requirements does not automatically guarantee that all four-year colleges will accept every course toward their degree plan.

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    Computer Specialist

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    In this program, the student will learn business applications and demonstrate fluency in database, spreadsheet, word processing, and digital publishing. Students will learn technical skills in operating systems and networking technologies, as well as microcomputer concepts, while also being exposed to the use of computer virtualization. During the last semester, students will be required to secure an internship within an Information Technology (IT) department of a local company. This internship will provide students with valuable industry experience. Graduates of the Associate of Applied Science degree for Computer Specialist will be equipped with the necessary skills to enter the IT workforce in places such as local or small businesses, school districts, banks, and hospitals. The credit hours earned In the Associate of Applied Science in Computer Specialist transfer to the Bachelor of Applied Technologies in Computer and Information Technologies degree (BAT-CIT).

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    Computer Support and Telecommunication Specialist

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    In this specialization, students will learn computer support and telecommunication skills, which include installation, maintenance, and support for computer systems, computer networks and cabling infrastructure. Students will take courses to learn how to properly install, maintain and troubleshoot computer systems, software, peripherals, and networks as well as provide technical support for users within their organization.

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    Construction Supervision

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    The Construction Supervision program will prepare students for supervision and management careers related to construction of commercial, industrial, residential buildings, engineering projects like roads, bridges, and utility systems. Construction includes both new construction and remodeling, additions, maintenance and repairs.

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    Construction Supervision Assistant

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    The Construction Supervision Assistant Certificate program will prepare students to serve as assistants to a construction supervisor or project manager. The skills acquired will prepare the student to assist a Construction Manager, Project Manager, or Superintendent in the supervision and management of projects related to construction of commercial, industrial, residential buildings, engineering projects like roads, bridges, and utility systems. Construction includes both new construction and remodeling, additions, maintenance and repairs. The student will focus on acquiring the skills necessary to assist in the monitoring of construction processes to include but not limited to, construction estimating, building codes and inspections, construction technology and basic construction management duties.

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    Criminal Justice

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    The need for college-level training in the field of Criminal Justice has grown dramatically. Criminal Justice agencies in all areas have recognized the value of college training for their employees. Some have made it mandatory, while many others offer incentive pay for employees with college education. Criminal Justice careers can be found in a variety of forms: law enforcement/police, private detectives, insurance companies, private security, child and adult protective services, correctional officers, probation and parole officers, juvenile counselors, and game wardens are among the many possibilities available. These people help our society run smoothly and within the realms of the law. They also play a key role in preventing future terrorist attacks on American soil.

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    Culinary Arts

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    The program prepares students through lecture and lab courses in culinary arts, nutrition, supervision, a practicum, and general education courses. This degree leads to careers in restaurants, catering, hotels and resorts, and other commercial food services. Graduates take positions as sous-chefs, professional assistants to chefs or culinary managers, supervisors of food production and service, stewards, banquet managers, purchasing agents, or restaurant supervisors.

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    Cyber Security Specialist

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    This hands-on Cybersecurity Program offers practical experience in a wide array of information cybersecurity and digital forensics situations that are applicable to the real world. The student will be exposed to everything from how to properly conduct an assessment, and secure and document a network. In addition, the student will learn how to establish a proper chain of custody that is admissible in a court of law when recovering files from intentionally damaged media.

    This certificate will prepare students for a career in cybersecurity. It will prepare students to get certified by CompTIA and various organizations in the digital forensics field. This certificate will allow the student to transfer all the credit hours to the Associate of Applied Science degree for Cybersecurity Specialist. 

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    Deaf Support Specialist

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    The certificate program in Deaf Support is comprised of 8 technical courses totaling 22 credit hours. A Deaf Support is responsible for assistance with advocating, educating and promoting community awareness pertaining to Deaf, hard-of-hearing and hearing communities. Their responsibilities involve supporting Deaf and hard-of-hearing consumers with independent living skills, informing them of community services available, and educating them in terms of their rights as they relate to the Americans with Disabilities Act. Additionally, they may assist with locating the latest rehabilitative and/or assistive technological devices. The Deaf Support Specialist Certificate program is designed to provide students with a foundation for entry level Deaf Support Specialist jobs.

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    Drama

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    The program is intended to enable students to develop the necessary academic, technical and analytical skills that will provide them with a measurable foundation in the basics of sound theater practices.This degree is useful to an individual seeking employment in the entertainment and media industries. As with any liberal arts degree, salaries vary according to the field chosen by the degree holder. With an Associate of Arts degree in Drama from STC, students will have attained the pre-professional foundation skills necessary to compete for beginning positions as technicians and/or performers.

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    Education: 4-8 Generalist

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    The Associate of Arts in Teaching (AAT) introduces students to the teaching profession. Students may choose between Elementary, Middle School, and High School Education curricula tracks.

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    Education: EC-6 Generalist

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    The Associate of Arts in Teaching (AAT) introduces students to the teaching profession. Students may choose between Elementary, Middle School, and High School Education curricula tracks.

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    Education: Grades 8-12

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    The Associate of Arts in Teaching (AAT) introduces students to the teaching profession. Students may choose between Elementary, Middle School, and High School Education curricula tracks.

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    Electrician Technology

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    The Electrician Assistant program will prepare students to help assemble, install, test, and maintain electrical systems. They will be trained to read blueprints, plan and layout wiring for residential, commercial, and industrial projects to meet job specifications of local and state NEC codes, diagnose malfunctioning systems, apparatus, and components, using testing devices such as, ohmmeters, and voltmeters.

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    Electronic Health Record Specialist

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    The Electronic Health Record Specialist is a one semester certificate that will prepare the students for entry level positions with knowledge and skills required to transition from a paper based record to an electronic health record, and learn the basic functions and the use of the technology for the Electronic Health Record (EHR). Medical clinics, hospitals, doctors’ offices, in all types of facilities, and in various locations within a facility offer various employment settings for an Electronic Health Record Specialist. Electronic Health Record Specialist can pursue a lifelong program of continuing education.

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    Emergency Medical Technology

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    The Emergency Medical Technology program will prepare students to deliver out-of-hospital emergency care at the scene of an accident or a medical emergency. A student graduating with an EMT Certificate or Associate of Applied Science degree will be prepared to fill positions of EMT Basic, EMT Intermediate, and EMT Paramedic. Emergency Medical Technicians typically serve as vital members of the Emergency Medical Services Team who can, with competence, use their medical skills to relieve suffering and reduce injury severity and death.

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    Employee and Labor Relations Assistant

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    In this program, students will learn the fundamentals of employee and labor relations practices, with emphasis in Labor (Union) Relations, and Human Resources laws in order to assist unionized employers such as city government, school districts and private employers resolve disputes between workers and managers, negotiate collective bargaining agreements, or coordinate grievance procedures to handle employee complaints. This certificate will allow the student to transfer credits to the Human Resources Assistant certificate and the Associate of Applied Science degree in Human Resources Specialist programs.

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    EMT - Basic

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    Instruction at the basic level will serve as a foundation for the other two advanced levels, as well as concentrate on learning general anatomy and physiology and general patient assessment. Students will learn and practice lifesaving procedures such as oxygen administration, spinal motion restriction, bandaging, splinting, and administration of certain medications. Upon Completion of this course students will be eligible to take the NREMT Basic exam provided by the National Registry and apply to Texas for EMT Basic Certification.

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    EMT - Intermediate

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    At the intermediate level students will continue to use the foundation they learned as an EMT Basic. They will study in depth the areas of patient assessment, anatomy and physiology of the circulatory system and the respiratory system. They will then practice and perform advanced invasive lifesaving procedures such as intravenous (IV) administration and endotracheal intubation. Upon Completion of this course students will be eligible to take the AEMT exam provided by the National Registry and apply to Texas for Intermediate Certification. Must be EMT Basic Certified by the Texas Department of State and Health Services or National Registry.

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    EMT - Paramedic

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    The highest level that an EMT can achieve is the level of paramedic where the student will concentrate on a more comprehensive patient assessment and learn advanced medical skills such as electrocardiogram interpretation and treatment. The student will also learn and will be able to administer the most current trends in pharmacological treatments, as well as learning the latest care administered in Advance Cardiac Life Support. Upon Completion of this course students will be eligible to take the NREMT Paramedic exam provided by the National Registry and apply to Texas for EMT Paramedic Licensure or EMT Paramedic Certification. Students are prepared for both the written and practical Texas Department of State Health Services and National Registry Certification exams at each level or Licensure at the Paramedic level only. These exams measure proficiency and competency in the standards set by the Texas Department of Health. Completion of the EMT courses will allow the student to be eligible for TDH Certification, thus making the student employable in many settings such as Hospital Emergency Rooms, Industrial Sites, Air Ambulances, Private EMS Providers, Public EMS Providers, City Fire Departments, and Special Rescue Groups. Must be EMT Basic Certified by the Texas Department of State and Health Services or National Registry.

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    EMT Paramedic to RN

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    The program prepares the graduate to provide patient-centered care, to be a patient safety advocate, to be a member of the nursing profession and the health care team for a limited number of patients in various health care settings. Such patients may have complex multiple needs with predictable or unpredictable outcomes. With additional experience and continuing education the graduate can increase the number of assigned patients, provide independent patient-centered care, supervise health care of patients and their families, and receive certification in various specialty areas. Students seeking entry in the Associate Degree Nursing Program (ADN) must attend a general advisement session, must meet HESI Admission Assessment (A2) exam requirements before being allowed to register for the Introduction to Nursing course. The applicant must complete the Introduction to Nursing course with a grade of B or better (traditional track only) and complete an application for consideration to the program.

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    English

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    The field of study curriculum in English transfers as a block leading to an English minor, a Bachelor of Arts in General Studies, a Bachelor of Arts in English, or a Bachelor of Fine Arts in English. The flexible structure of this field of study provides students an opportunity to explore their own interests in either Literature, Creative Writing, or Technical Writing, while also providing a firm foundation for a minor or major in English.

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    Health Information Technology

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to develop, plan, and manage health care operations and services within health care facilities and across health care systems. Includes instruction in planning, business management, financial management, public relations, human resources management, health care systems operation and management, health care resource allocation and policy making, health law and regulations, and applications to specific types of health care services.

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    History

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    The Associates of Arts degree with a field of study in History is designated for students planning to transfer to a baccalaureate degree in History or Liberal Arts at four-year institutions.

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    Human Resources

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    The Human Resources Program will prepare students for a career in the Human Resources industry. This program will prepare students to be Human Resources Technicians, Human Resources Assistants, Human Resources Specialists, Human Resources Employment Specialists, and Human Resources Benefits Coordinators. The program will assist students in preparation to take the PHR exam.

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    Import/Export

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    The Import/Export certificate prepares students for an entry-level position with import/export businesses such as custom brokers, freight forwarders, commercial carriers, and international businesses. The graduates of this program will have the basic knowledge to take the Custom Broker exam.

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    Infant and Toddler

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    The Infant and Toddler certificate prepares students for entry-level positions in the field of Child Development at programs such as Early Head Start and infant/toddler child care programs. This certificate provides the instruction and field experience necessary for successful care and guidance of young children birth through age three. The graduate will know and be able to promote child development concepts and learning, use developmentally effective approaches to connect with children and families, and use content knowledge to build meaningful curriculum.

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    Interdisciplinary Studies

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    The Associate of Science Degree field of study in Interdisciplinary Studies provides students with a broad-based education in “college basics” that promotes critical thinking skills and allows for an opportunity to make an informed choice in educational preferences. The program offers transferable field of study selections in life science, physical science, computer applications, engineering, mathematics, and allied health sciences. This flexibility aspect of the field of study for this degree allows students the ability to develop individualized transfer pathways that can be used towards the successful completion of a Baccalaureate Degree in any science related discipline. Students are strongly advised to work closely with a student success specialist, program chair, or faculty advisor to select the courses and to map the course sequence needed for their specific academic interest.

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    International Trade

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    The Import/Export certificate prepares students for an entry-level position with import/export businesses such as custom brokers, freight forwarders, commercial carriers, and international businesses. The graduates of this program will have the basic knowledge to take the Custom Broker exam.

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    Kinesiology

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    The objective of the Kinesiology Department at South Texas College is to prepare Kinesiology Majors to continue along an educational path to meet desired goals and to seek opportunities to be advocates for healthy lifestyles. Students are encouraged to participate in a variety of activities, especially those involving new skills.

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    Law Enforcement

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    The Law Enforcement Associate Degree program offers the educational opportunity for veteran officers already in the field to expand upon their knowledge base. The program also provides the necessary foundation for those interested in pursuing a career in law enforcement.

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    Legal Office Assistant

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    The Legal Office Assistant curriculum is a two-year program designed to prepare students to manage functions in the legal office environment. The course work adds administrative systems, advanced computer applications, word and data processing, graphics and presentation software, employee supervision and management, and written and oral communications. Graduates are well prepared to work in the challenging and exciting legal office environment of a diversity of organizations ranging from a one-person law firm to a multiple partnering law firm.

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    Legal Office Specialist

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    The Legal Office Specialist curriculum is a one-year program designed to teach students the skills and abilities essential to law firms, judicial offices, trust departments at financial institutions, and the general administrative career field. The program combines training in the latest technical and computer skills with specialized coursework unique to the legal profession, including exposure to legal practices, preparation and practical application of documents and terminology used in the legal office.

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    Logistics

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    The Logistics Management Certificate prepares students for entry-level positions in the growing field of warehousing/logistics. The graduates of this program will have the basic knowledge to perform general support services in warehousing/logistics operations.

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    Management

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    This program will prepare students for an entry-level position in the private or public sector. Graduates of this program will have the skills, knowledge, and abilities to perform general managerial duties.

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    Marketing

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    This program will prepare students for an entry-level position in the field of marketing and sales. Graduates of this program will have the skills, knowledge, and abilities to perform general marketing duties.

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    Mathematics

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    The Associate of Science degree with a field of study in Mathematics offers students the opportunity to take a core curriculum of general education with an emphasis in Mathematics. Mathematics majors learn foundational mathematical skills that can be applied in various professions, especially the traditional sciences. The Associate Degree of Science in Mathematics serves as a two-year transferable block to a four-year university for a Mathematics minor or Bachelor of Science in Mathematics. Many potential career opportunities exist for Mathematics majors, including careers in actuarial sciences, aerospace, business, economics & finance, engineering, insurance, medical sciences, education, computer science, and the physical sciences.

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    Mechatronics Technology Specialist

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    This specialization is a blend of mechanics and electronics. Mechatronics implements techniques in robotics, controls theory, computing architecture and electronics technology. This program will prepare students with the hands-on training they need to work in this industry. Graduates may find employment as technicians assisting engineers.

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    Medical Assistant Technology

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    Medical assistants are multi-skilled health care professionals with a strong background in basic patient care and assessment; medical laboratory procedures including performing routine blood and urine analysis; appropriate emergency medical care procedures; problem-solving skills; effective teamwork, oral and written communication skills; and proper medical office administrative procedures for managing medical records, medical transcription, and medical insurance billing. As part of the degree plan, students will complete an internship enabling them to gain real medical office experience.

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    Medical Coding Specialist

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    Medical Coding Specialist Certificate prepares students to access health information, identify diagnoses, and assign appropriate medical codes to narrative descriptions of health diseases and procedures required for reimbursement, medical research, quality assurance, or risk management.

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    Medical Information/Transcription Specialist

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    The Associate of Applied Science Degree in Health Information Technology prepares students for careers as Health Information Technicians.

    Health Information Technicians are responsible for maintaining components of health information systems consistent with the medical administrative, ethical, and legal, accreditation, and regulatory requirements of the health care delivery system. In all types of facilities, and in various locations within a facility, the health information technician possesses the technical knowledge and skills necessary to process, maintain, complete and report health information data for reimbursement, facility planning, marketing, risk management, utilization management, quality assessment and research; abstract and code, clinical data using appropriate classification systems; and analyze health records according to standards.

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    Mexican-American Studies

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    The Mexican American Studies Associate of Arts degree provides students with an interdisciplinary education that can transition to any Liberal Arts or Humanities baccalaureate degree program at a four-year institution. The interdisciplinary curriculum provides students with the general academic background necessary for success at any four-year institution while providing them with awareness of Mexican American history, culture, political agency, and the formation of the Mexican American identity.

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    Multimedia Specialist

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    The Multimedia Specialist Certificate is intended for students who are interested in the multimedia side of technology. In addition to gaining experience with business productivity software such as word processing and presentation software, students in this program are further exposed to interactive digital media software, where they learn skills in photo editing, digital publishing, and web development. Most credit hours earned will transfer to the Computer and Information Technologies Certificate and to the Associate of Applied Science degree for Computer Specialist.

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    Music

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    The Associate of Arts in Music Degree1 will focus on establishing a solid music foundation in music theory, music literature, applied instrumental and voice lessons, piano proficiency, and participation in solo performances as well as various music ensembles. These foundational studies are in preparation and designed for transferability to higher education institutions by the serious music student wishing to complete a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Music Degree. Music ensembles are open for participation to the general student body by permission of the ensemble director.

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    Nursing

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    The program prepares the graduate to provide patient-centered care, to be a patient safety advocate, to be a member of the nursing profession and the health care team for a limited number of patients in various health care settings. Such patients may have complex multiple needs with predictable or unpredictable outcomes. With additional experience and continuing education the graduate can increase the number of assigned patients, provide independent patient-centered care, supervise health care of patients and their families, and receive certification in various specialty areas. Students seeking entry in the Associate Degree Nursing Program (ADN) must attend a general advisement session, must meet HESI Admission Assessment (A2) exam requirements before being allowed to register for the Introduction to Nursing course. The applicant must complete the Introduction to Nursing course with a grade of B or better (traditional track only) and complete an application for consideration to the program.

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    Occupational Therapy Assistant

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    The mandate of the profession is to assist patients to develop life skills by providing services with the ultimate goal of increasing their performance and participation in desired daily occupations. The recipients of therapy are those who have encountered problems that interfere with their ability to function in any stage of their development. The scope of services includes physical, cognitive, and psychological and psychosocial disorders.

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    Office Specialist

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    The Office Specialist curriculum is a one-year program designed for the student who is interested in gaining entry-level knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary for a career as an office professional. Students are prepared for administrative office positions in business, public service, and specialized office environments. The program combines traditional office education with microcomputer software applications such as word processing, spreadsheet, database, desktop publishing, records and project management.

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    Paralegal

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    The Paralegal Associate of Applied Science is a two-year program that prepares students for entry-level positions as a paralegal working under the supervision of a lawyer in a law office, government, corporate or other private sector legal setting. The program is designed to provide students with an understanding of the roles and functions of paralegals in law firms and occupational settings. The program offers instruction in basic legal principles and skills applicable to various legal settings. Students develop foundational legal knowledge, training in analytical thinking, and skills in legal research and writing.

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    Payroll Assitant

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    In this program, students will learn the fundamentals of the payroll practices and preparation, with emphasis in Payroll & Business Tax Accounting, Benefits and Compensation practices, laws and other software applications in order to assist any employer to compile and record employee time and payroll data and may compute employees’ time worked, production and commission. It also may compute and post wages and deductions, or prepare paychecks. This certificate will allow the student to transfer credits to the Human Resources Assistant certificate and the Associate of Applied Science degree in Human Resources Specialist programs.

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    Pharmacy Technology

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    The Pharmacy Technology Certificate program is designed to prepare students for a career as certified registered pharmacy technicians who assist licensed pharmacists in providing health care and medications to patients in institutional (hospital) and community (retail) settings.

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    Pharmacy Technology

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    The Pharmacy Technology Associate of Applied Science degree combines the elements of the Certificate program with additional pharmacy technology courses and general education courses to promote overall student development and enhance the knowledge base required for upper level positions in pharmacy technology.

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    Philosophy

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    The Associates of Arts degree with a field of study in Philosophy is designated for students planning to transfer to a baccalaureate degree in Philosophy or Liberal Arts at four-year institutions. The curriculum includes general academic courses and electives that enable students who intend to major or minor in Philosophy to transfer to four-year institutions with substantial course work completed.

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    Physical Therapy Assistant

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    Physical Therapist Assistants, or PTA’s, are skilled health care providers who work under the supervision of a physical therapist. PTAs assist the physical therapist in implementing treatment programs to help restore or improve function, relieve pain, encourage independence, and educate patients and their families.

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    Physics

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    The Associate of Science degree with a field of study in Physics offers students the opportunity to take a core curriculum of general education with an emphasis in Physics. Physics students may select a career in a wide range of scientific and technical fields.

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    Political Science

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    The Associate of Arts degree with a field of study in Political Science is designated for students planning to transfer to a baccalaureate degree program in Political Sciences or related field at four-year institutions. The curriculum includes general academic courses and electives that enable students who intend to major in Political Science, Public Affairs, or Public Administration to transfer to four-year institutions. The Political Science program has a foreign language requirement attached to it that will complete most four-year institution requirements. A degree in Political Science prepares students for a wide array of career options. These include public administrator, diplomatic corps member, elected official, legislative aide, policy analyst, journalist, lawyer, lobbyist, public opinion surveyor and college professor.

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    Pre-Pharmacy

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    This two-year program prepares the graduate for application to pharmacy school, a 4 year program leading to licensure as a pharmacist. The future of pharmacists is bright with growing demand and an increasing variety of practice settings. The individual selecting this program must be dedicated and self-motivated to excel at rigorous academic coursework for the two years of prerequisites at South Texas College and four years of pharmacy school.

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    Precision Manufacturing Technology

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to apply scientific and mathematical principles to the design, development, and implementation of manufacturing systems. Includes instruction in materials science and engineering, manufacturing processes, process engineering, assembly and product engineering, manufacturing systems design, and manufacturing competitiveness.

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    Preschool

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    The Preschool certificate prepares students for entry-level positions in the field of Child Development at programs such as Head Start and preschool child care programs. This certificate provides the instruction and field experience necessary for successful care and guidance of young children three to five years of age. The graduate will know and be able to promote child development concepts and learning, use developmentally effective approaches to connect with children and families, and use content knowledge to build meaningful curriculum.

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    Psychology

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    Psychology is the scientific study of the mind and human behavior. The Department of Psychological Science provides students with scientific knowledge related to human behavior and mental processes to include neuroscience, sensation and perception, memory, cognition, language, intelligence, consciousness, developmental psychology, personality, psychological disorders, therapy, statistics, and human sexuality. It is our department’s vision to provide students with critical thinking skills, knowledge, and motivation to foster personal growth, adopt a scientific attitude, and become lifelong learners.

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    Public Administration

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    The Associates of Applied Science degree in Public Administration program is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary for employment in the public sector and not-for-profit programs. A degree in Public Administration prepares students for careers in local, state and federal administration and management, budget and fiscal analysis, nonprofit management, criminal justice, policy development and community and economic development.

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    Public Relations

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    The Associate of Arts with a field of study in Advertising/Public Relations Concentration is a focused program of study, which provides a strong undergraduate foundation in writing for all forms of media and the integration of concepts and theories necessary to promote a positive image for clients. Classes prepare students for transfer to four-year institutions and entry into careers in which competence, clarity and influence are important, such as advertising, public relations, business, health, law, entertainment industry and media. Some variation in requirements may exist at particular four-year college or universities; therefore, it is essential that students also refer to the catalog of the prospective transfer institution and consult an academic adviser.

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    Public Services Assistant

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    The Public Service Assistant certificate program provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary for employment in entry-level positions in the public sector, including local, state and federal agencies, community agencies and non-profit organizations. Students will be able to apply their skills in the programming of local planning and community-based programs.

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    Radiological Technology

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    The Associate of Applied Science Degree in Radiologic Technology at South Texas College is an approved program by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Accreditation Guidelines. The program provides educational and clinical experience that result in extensive knowledge in patient care, radiographic procedures, examination techniques, equipment operation, radiation protection, and image production and evaluation. Throughout the clinical and practicum aspects of the program, students will train in various medical facilities with experienced radiologic technologists.

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    Recruiting Assistant

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    In this program, students will learn the fundamentals of the recruiting practices, with emphasis in human relations and organizational behavior, in order to help any employer attain the most qualified employees and perform activities in the area of recruiting including interviewing and place workers. This certificate will allow the student to transfer credits to the Human Resources Assistant certificate and the Associate of Applied Science degree in Human Resources Specialist programs.

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    Respiratory Therapy

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    This two-year program will prepare the student’s knowledge, skills, and ethical attitude that will culminate in successful employment of the graduate as a licensed respiratory therapist. In turn, the graduate offers or provides optimal patient care to the community.

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    Sign Language Interpreter

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    The Associate of Applied Science degree in the Sign Language Interpreter Specialization is comprised of a combination of technical and general education courses. The degree requires 63 credit hours of designated coursework. Students must take a mid-program evaluation, the State Certification Basic Exam, as well as a program exit exam in order to complete the degree requirements. Students are expected to maintain a 2.5 grade point average (GPA) in all program coursework. Students interested in pursuing the Associate of Applied Science degree are required to consult with department staff before registering for any SLNG classes.

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    Social Work

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    The Associate of Arts (A.A.) in Social Work is an excellent transfer program since the core curriculum parallels the first two years of most four-year social science degrees. After completion of this degree, the student will be prepared to work in a variety of public and private social service settings including programs in schools and hospitals, juvenile detention and residential facilities, crisis centers, information and referral programs, hospices, employee assistance programs, nursing homes, home health agencies and adult day care centers.

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    Sociology

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    Sociology is the study of social life, social change, and the social causes and consequences of human behavior. Sociologists investigate the structure of groups, organizations, and societies, and how people interact within these contexts. Sociologists study how deviance, crime, marriage, family, politics, education, race, gender, and religion affect individuals.

    The subject matter of sociology ranges from the intimate family to the hostile mob; from organized crime to religious cults; from the divisions of race, gender, and social class to the shared beliefs of a common culture; and from the sociology of work to the sociology of sports. In fact, few fields have such broad scope and relevance for research, theory, and application of knowledge.

    Sociology is an excellent transfer program. Since the study of Sociology covers the basic structures of human society with its cultures and stratifications, it is a popular major among those who want to enter career fields that address social change and social support. Examples include: human resources, human services, public relations, government agencies, and any other institution that requires knowledge of social science research.

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    Spanish

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    The Language and Cultural Studies Field of Study is designed to provide students the opportunity to develop and enhance their practical communication skills and cross-cultural understanding that will provide them the foundational coursework required for careers in languages and cultural studies.

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    Telecommunication Support Specialist

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    Students who graduate from this specialization will gain skills necessary to compete in the telecommunication support industry. The courses are aligned to the Electronic Systems Professional Alliance (ESPA) entry-level Electronic Systems Technicians (ESTs) industry certification. Students will learn advanced installation and troubleshooting of telecommunication systems such as telephony, broadband as well as copper and fiber optic structured cabling systems to deliver voice, data, Internet and video/web services to end users.

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    Trilingual Interpreter

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    The Trilingual Enhanced certificate was created to strengthen the skills of an interpreter who is currently utilizing the three languages of ASL, English and spoken Spanish in his or her professional work. This certificate was also designed to offer training to interpreters who would like to utilize these three languages or to add to their existing skills. The Trilingual Enhanced certificate requires a minimum language proficiency in both American Sign Language and Spanish.

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    Visual Arts

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    The Associate of Arts with a field of study in Visual Arts is a program of study that combines studio courses in art and design with a broad range of liberal arts courses. The two-year degree program prepares students for creative positions in the workforce, and provide skills, values, and knowledge in the liberal and creative arts. Additionally, students are prepared for transfer into university bachelor’s degree programs and are trained in exhibit and portfolio preparation.

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    Vocational Nursing

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    The Vocational Nursing Program (VN) is approved by the Texas Board of Nursing (TBON). Upon completion of this one year program, the graduate will be eligible to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination for Vocational Nurses (NCLEX-PN). After successful completion of the exam, the individual will be a Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN). The Texas Nursing Practice Act (NPA) defines the legal scope of practice for licensed vocational nurses (LVNs). The LVN scope of practice is a directed scope of practice and requires appropriate supervision of a registered nurse, advanced practice nurse, physician assistant, physician, dentist, or podiatrist.

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    Voice and Data Technician

    USD 6,000 Tuition Fee

    This one-semester specialization will provide students with the foundation skills in the telecommunication industry. The courses are aligned to the Electronic Systems Professional Alliance (ESPA) entry-level Electronic Systems Technicians (ESTs) industry certification. Students will learn traditional telecommunication systems such as telephony, broadband as well as copper and fiber optic structured cabling systems to deliver voice, data, Internet and video/web services to end users.

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