2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
    May 12, 2021  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions



 
  
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    DT 101 - Engineering Drawing

    3 Credit Hours
    A prerequisite core drawing course for all three disciplines of the engineering technology program, this course will involve extensive hands-on experience that applies drafting theories and develops skills. Each topic is developed through a progression of practice exercises that focus on visualization techniques.

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3 Credit Hours
  
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    DT 102 - Print Reading for Construction

    2 Credit Hours
    This is an introductory course to print reading for the engineering technology field. This course will cover the use of prints to determine structures and common materials labeled on plans. Basic sketching and lettering will be covered as it relates to the construction industry.

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2 Credit Hours
  
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    ECH 101 - Introduction to Early Childhood

    3 Credit Hours
    This course outlines the child-centered approach to early childhood education. It contains an overview of the field of early childhood including child development, observing and assessment, crucial relationships, curriculum philosophies, learning environment and the responsibility of supporting play. This course also offers direct experience with young children.

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3 Credit Hours
  
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    ECH 105 - Diversity in the Lives of Young Children

    3 Credit Hours
    This course offers an examination of the influence of personal culture and environment on the development of young children, families and professionals in the field. The course contains information about various diversity topics: race, socio-economic status, family dynamics, religion and language. Theory and practical applications are shared to develop positive family interactions, parent partnerships and increase professional knowledge of diversity.

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3 Credit Hours
  
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    ECH 110 - Child Health Safety & Nutrition

    3 Credit Hours
    This course emphasizes current concepts in health, safety and nutrition related to the growth and development of young children. It blends current theory with practical applications. Information on child abuse and neglect, mental and physical health is added to the discussion, as well as how this content is addressed in state and federal licensing rules and regulations.

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3 Credit Hours
  
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    ECH 120 - Child Development I: Prenatal to 2 years

    3 Credit Hours
    This course provides foundational knowledge of basic child growth and development from prenatal to age 2 It address pre-natal development, brain development and domains of cognitive (language), social, emotional and physical development. Developmentally appropriate expectations, teaching practices, environmental considerations, individualized care and the value of adult relationships will be applied.

    Prerequisites: ECH 101  

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3 Credit Hours
  
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    ECH 130 - Early Childhood Curriculum I: Foundations & Methodologies

    3 Credit Hours
    This course examines and evaluates early childhood curriculum and methods that lead to the development and implementation of appropriate curricula for young children. Foundational concepts are covered to assist skill building in early math, science, sensory, and social studies.

    Prerequisites: ECH 101  

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3 Credit Hours
  
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    ECH 160 - Social Emotional Guidance

    3 Credit Hours
    This course focuses on effective approaches and positive guidance strategies for supporting the development for young children, emphasizing supportive interactions and developmentally appropriate environments. The course presents a means of assessment to analyze and guide behaviors.

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3 Credit Hours
  
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    ECH 170 - Early Childhood Practicum I: Observational Skills

    1 Credit Hours
    This 15-hour practicum in Early Childhood Education is an opportunity to have a guided learning experience in a professional agency that provides services to children and families. Learning experiences at the practicum site will allow students to utilize knowledge learned from other EC courses.

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1 Credit Hours
  
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    ECH 201 - Literacy in Early Childhood

    3 Credit Hours
    This course provides information on the importance of language and literacy development throughout the early years. This course will give opportunities for students to understand the fundamentals of language and literacy skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing) and their appropriate teaching methods.

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3 Credit Hours
  
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    ECH 211 - Administering & Supervision in Early Childhood Settings

    3 Credit Hours
    This course covers the basic principles involved in the organization and operation of childcare programs. The course addresses business practices associated with owning and operating a program such as philosophy statements, policies and procedures, finance, state and federal regulations, business practices, marketing, supervision responsibilities and building community relations.

    Prerequisites: ECH 230  

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3 Credit Hours
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    ECH 220 - Child Development II: 3-8 years

    3 Credit Hours
    This course provides foundational knowledge of child growth and development for children 3-8 years of age that will include continued brain development and the domains of cognitive (language), social, emotional and physical development. Developmentally appropriate expectations, teaching practices, environmental considerations and the value of adult relationships will be applied.

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3 Credit Hours
  
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    ECH 230 - Curriculum Development II: Integrating the Arts

    3 Credit Hours
    This course focuses on the development, implementation and assessment of curriculum in the areas of drama, creative art, music, motor and technology.  It addresses the importance of independence, creativity and developmentally appropriate standards for a child’s learning process.

    Prerequisites: ECH 130  

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3 Credit Hours
  
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    ECH 240 - Exceptional Learner

    3 Credit Hours
    This course provides an overview of development and learning experiences for children with special needs. It addresses developmental needs, developmentally appropriate environments and effective teaching methods for children with varying ability differences.

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3 Credit Hours
  
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    ECH 296 - Practicum II: Capstone Field Experience

    4 Credit Hours
    This course provides an opportunity to apply knowledge and skills in a supervised early childhood setting. It emphasizes professional relationships and behavior, appropriate adult-adult and adult-child interactions, basic curriculum planning and implementation, and program practices. It provides an opportunity for well-rounded field experience.

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4 Credit Hours
  
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    ECON 245 - Introduction to Economics

    3 Credit Hours
    Introduction to the basic economic concepts of supply and demand analysis, growth, competition, resource allocation, pricing and the market system.  The market will be analyzed as firms strive to maximize profit and other elements of the market structure seek to exhibit maximizing behaviors affecting price, output and competition. 

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3 Credit Hours
  
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    ELCN 101 - Fundamentals of Electricity

    3 Credit Hours
    This course will introduce students to the theory of DC and AC electricity including Ohm’s law and the principals affecting the transmission of electrical current through conductive media. Electrical safety and safe practices are introduced. Applied mathematics will be used to investigate multi-phase applications of alternating current.

    Corequisites: ELCN 101 L  

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    ELCN 162 - National Electrical Code I

    3 Credit Hours
    This course explains how to read and interpret the meaning of the NEC and covers the rules to minimize the risk of electricity as a source of electric shock and as an ignition source of fires and explosions. Students explore aspects of the National Electrical Code including general requirements for electrical installations, wiring and protection, grounding and bonding, wiring methods and material, requirements and calculations for proper electrical installations.

    Prerequisites: ELCN 122 , ELCN 173  

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3 Credit Hours
  
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    ELCN 173 - Electrical Construction

    3 Credit Hours
    Students learn proper practices for wiring wall sections, conduit bending, specialty hand and power tools, installing raceway systems and panel boards.  This course serves as an introduction to the National Electrical Code.

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3 Credit Hours
  
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    ELCN 181 - National Electrical Code II

    3 Credit Hours
    This course explains how to read and interpret the meaning of the NEC and covers the rules to minimize the risk of electricity as a source of electric shock and as an ignition source of fires and explosions. Students explore aspects of the NEC including general requirements for electrical installations, wiring and protection, grounding and bonding, wiring methods and material, special occupancies, special equipment, special conditions, requirements and calculations for proper electrical installations.

    Prerequisites: ELCN 101 , ELCN 101 L , ELCN 162  

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3 Credit Hours
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    ELCN 262 - National Electrical Code III

    3 Credit Hours
    This course explains how to read and interpret the meaning of the NEC and covers the rules to minimize the risk of electricity as a source of electric shock and as an ignition source of fires and explosions. Students explore all aspects of the National Electrical Code in preparation for the state Journeyman exam.

    Prerequisites: ELCN 181  

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3 Credit Hours
  
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    ELCN 279 - Building Automation

    3 Credit Hours
    Students are introduced to various types of building automation systems including heating, ventilation, air conditioning, lighting and other systems. Advanced control applications are introduced along with programming and troubleshooting concepts.

    Prerequisites: ELCN 259  

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3 Credit Hours
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    EMT 105 - Emergency Medical Technician-Basic

    3 Credit Hours
    This course is designed to instruct a student to the level of Emergency Medical Technician-Basic, who serves as a vital link in the chain of the health care team. It is recognized that the majority of prehospital emergency medical care will be provided by the EMT-Basic. This includes all skills necessary for the individual to provide emergency medical care at a basic life support level with an ambulance service or other specialized service.

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3 Credit Hours
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    ENGL 098 - Introduction to Writing

    3 Credit Hours
    Students review the basics of sentence structure, punctuation, grammar usage, vocabulary and spelling throughout this course. The course also includes intensive work in the writing process for paragraphs and short essays, which includes planning, drafting, and revising for structure and support. This course does not count toward graduation.

    Additional Information: Students who earn an A in ENGL 098 will move directly into ENGL 101T. Students who earn a B or a C in ENGL 098 will move directly into ENGL 099 and ENGL 101T (taken concurrently). Students who earn a D or an F will retake ENGL 098.

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3 Credit Hours
  
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    ENGL 099i - Paragraph Writing

    3 Credit Hours
    This course is a pre-requisite for ENGL 101 T  and is designed to further develop necessary skills for success in ENGL 101T. The course includes intensive work in the writing process for paragraphs and short essays, which includes planning, drafting and revising for structure and support, as well as proofreading for grammar and usage. This course does not fulfill graduation requirements.

    Prerequisites: Placement Assessment

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3 Credit Hours
  
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    ENGL 100 - Communication in the Workplace

    3 Credit Hours
    Presents the elements of oral and written communication necessary to succeed in today’s workplace. Emphasizes the written and oral skills needed for job search and employment. Hands-on activities and collaborative projects will provide students with comprehensive information addressing essential writing, speaking, and listening skills necessary to excel in today’s workplace as well as the workplace of tomorrow. 

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3 Credit Hours
  
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    ENGL 101T - Composition

    3 Credit Hours
    English Composition will help develop proficiency in writing concise, coherent essays, and in using correct English. Several modes of discourse will be explored and good grammar skills are emphasized. This course will improve the student’s critical thinking skills as it provides students with practice in all stages of the writing process: planning, supporting, rewriting, analyzing, proofreading, and editing. This course will also require critical reading and writing.

    Prerequisites: Placement Assessment

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3 Credit Hours
  
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    ENGL 201 - Technical Writing

    3 Credit Hours


    This course is designed around workplace writing tasks. Students will learn to evaluate audience, solve problems, and develop strategies for writing collaboratively. They will write instructions, reports, memos and letters. The course emphasizes using correct mechanics and clear style; using format effectively to improve document readability; choosing and designing visuals for audience; and managing time and multiple projects.

    Prerequisites: ENGL 101T  

     

    Additional Information: Since ENGL 101T is a prereq for ENGL 201, students must earn a “C” or higher in ENGL 101T to be placed in ENGL 201.

    Students who earn a “D” in ENGL 101T can retake ENGL 101T or take SPCM 101T to fulfill their communications requirement.

     

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3 Credit Hours
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    ET 114 - Electronic Concepts I

    3 Credit Hours
    An introduction to electronic components, their diagrams, wiring methods and electrical safety. Voltage sources, current properties, component characteristics, and their relationships using Ohm’s law, Watt’s law and Kirchoff’s laws will be studied with a mathematical approach to analyze electronic circuits. Also included. Basic algebra, exponents, metric prefixes, and trigonometry will be covered as it relates to electronic circuits.  

    Corequisites: ET 116 , MATH 101  

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3 Credit Hours
  
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    ET 116 - DC/AC Electronics Lab

    3 Credit Hours
    Provides hands-on experience in breadboarding circuits, reading schematics, soldering, and operation of test equipment to measure voltage, current, and resistance. Ohm’s Law, Watt’s Law, and Kirchoff’s Laws are studied. AC concepts and theory are also studied. The practical aspects of using meters, oscilloscopes, and function generators to evaluate and troubleshoot reactive, resonant, and transformer circuits are practiced.

    Corequisites: ET 114  

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3 Credit Hours
  
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    ET 123 - Analog Circuits

    3 Credit Hours
    Analog circuits as they relate to the world. Analog devices involved in the course include: PN junction, zener, and varactor diodes; bipolar, unijunction, and field effect transistors; SCRs, TRIACs, and DIACs. Power supply topics include half-wave and full-wave rectifiers, filtering, zener regulation, and series-pass and monolithic regulators. Also included are various types of discrete component amplifier configurations, multi-stage, power, and operational amplifiers.

    Prerequisites: ET 114  

    Corequisites: ET 124  

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3 Credit Hours
  
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    ET 124 - Analog Circuits Lab

    3 Credit Hours
    An introduction to the characteristics of semiconductor devices such as: PN junction, zener and varactor diodes; bipolar, unijunction, and field effect transistors; SCRs, TRIACS and DIACs. Power supply topics include half-wave and full-wave rectifiers, filtering, zener regulation, and series-pass and monolithic regulators.

    Prerequisites: ET 114 , ET 116  

    Corequisites: ET 123  

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3 Credit Hours
  
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    ET 128 - Applied Mechanics

    3 Credit Hours
    Technical physics in an introduction to the physical nature of our world. The powers that be and how they influence the final output of everything on this earth. Through discussion and application exercises, an understanding of force, motion, friction, work, energy, electromagnetic waves and their interrelationships will be presented.

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3 Credit Hours
  
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    ET 153 - Digital Circuits I

    2 Credit Hours
    Introduces the student to the fundamentals of digital circuits which includes diode gating, inverters and all basic digital functions. The student advances to a study of the operation and application of the R-S, D-type, and J-K flip-flop, counters, shift registers, adders, and clock circuits.

    Prerequisites: ET 116  

    Corequisites: ET 154  

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2 Credit Hours
  
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    ET 154 - Digital Circuits Lab I

    2 Credit Hours
    Introduces the student to the fundamentals of digital circuits which includes diode gating, inverters and all basic digital functions. The student advances to a study of the operation and application of the R-S, D-type, and J-K flip-flop, counters, shift registers, adders, clock circuits.

    Corequisites: ET 153  

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2 Credit Hours
  
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    ET 211 - Data Acquisition & Control

    4 Credit Hours
    Uses the information learned in ET 254 and ET 201 to apply the principles of interfacing the microcomputer and microcontroller for data acquisition and control using devices such as temperate probes, sensors, relays, analog-to-digital converters, digital-to-analog converters, timers and counters. The course will culminate with a major project involving all of the disciplines learned in prior courses.

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4 Credit Hours
  
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    ET 253 - Digital Circuits II

    3 Credit Hours
    Provides an in-depth study in digital circuitry. Topics include: code converters, multiplexers, ROM’s, RAM’s, PLA’s, read/write circuits, analog-to-digital, and digital-to-analog conversion. Programmable logic in the form of PLDs, PLCs, EPLDs and microprocessors will be covered.

    Prerequisites: ET 153  

    Corequisites: ET 254  

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3 Credit Hours
  
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    ET 254 - Digital Circuits Lab II

    3 Credit Hours
    Provides an in-depth, hands-on study of digital circuitry. Topics include: code converters, multiplexers, ROMs, RAMs, PLA’s, read/write circuits, analog-to-digital and digital-to-analog conversion. Programmable logic in the form of PLDs, PLCs, EPLDs, and microprocessors will be covered.

    Corequisites: ET 253  

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3 Credit Hours
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    ET 284 - Electronic Systems

    3 Credit Hours
    A study of the basic principles of troubleshooting as it applies to various systems. Systems covered each semester may vary depending on availability of equipment and/or schematics. Students will have the opportunity to bring personal equipment into the class for repair. Through-hole and surface mount soldering and de-soldering techniques will be covered.

    Prerequisites: ET 265 , ET 266  

    Corequisites: ET 285  

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3 Credit Hours
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    HC 100 - Heartsaver First Aid/CPR/AED

    1 Credit Hours
    This course is designed to assist the Early Childhood student in developing the necessary basic knowledge and skills through the American Heart Association (AHA) Heartsaver First Aid, CPR, and AED course. Upon successful completion of the course they will receive an AHA Heartsaver First Aid, CPR, AED course completion card.

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1 Credit Hours
  
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    HC 104 - Multidisciplinary Health Team

    3 Credit Hours
    This course is designed for students beginning a health-science education and those planning on continuing their education.    The students will explore the healthcare careers in which they are interested and the professionals who are a part the health care team.  The learning environment involves group projects which enhances academic learning and teamwork skills.  Assignments include, but are not limited to: presentations, debates, written assignments, team building activities, critical thinking, and guest speakers.  These activities will work to instill professional attitudes such as dependability, professional presentation, initiative, cooperation, clinical reasoning, verbal and written communication. 

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3 Credit Hours
  
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    HC 106 - Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

    3 Credit Hours


    The focus of this course is to prepare the students to be nursing assistants in accordance with the South Dakota Board of Nursing. Students will be instructed in the following areas prior to having direct patient contact: communication and interpersonal skills, infection control, safety and emergency procedures, promoting residents’ independence, and respecting residents’ rights. Students will also be instructed in the following content areas: basic nursing assistant skills, personal care skills, mental health and social services, care of cognitively impaired clients, basic restorative nursing services, and residents’ rights.

    This course is presented in a hybrid format with online, on-campus, and clinical components. The online portion requires a minimum of 40 hours to complete and includes the majority of the content. The on-campus lab will be when students see the skills demonstrated and have the opportunity to practice. Lab requires a minimum of 35 hours to complete. In addition, there is a clinical component in which the student will be providing direct patient care at a long-term care facility in the Sioux Falls area for a minimum of 16 hours. Finally, students will take the South Dakota Nursing Assistant exam which includes both a written and a skills portion.

    Many of the courses are offered in the accelerated format, so please plan accordingly. This course is fast-paced. Each class has a specific clinical section assigned to its course. Please verify that you are in the correct clinical section.

    Additional Information: Not offered in Online Format. Must take HC 106 or have a current CNA certificate. See Admissions requirements for each program.

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3 Credit Hours
  
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    HC 106S - Certified Nursing Clinical (CNA) Clinical


    The nursing assistant clinical is meant to accompany the HC 106 Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Course.  When students have been introduced to all their nursing assistant skills and completed unit 1 of the HC 106 CNA, they will complete a 16 hour clinical at a long-term care facility in the Sioux Falls area.  Students will be accompanied a Southeast Tech clinical instructor and demonstrate their direct patient skills along with their human relation skills. 

    Corequisites: HC 106  

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    HC 110 - Basic Anatomy and Physiology

    3 Credit Hours
    Designed for students beginning a health/science education and interested in pursuing an entry-level medical or health-related career. Emphasis is placed on the study of the basic structure and function of the human body. The students in the Phlebotomy and Pharmacy Technician programs will recognize the normal anatomy and be able to apply it to their respective fields.

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3 Credit Hours
  
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    HC 113 - Medical Terminology

    2 Credit Hours
    Designed to provide basic principles of medical word building. These principles once learned, can readily be applied to develop an extensive medical vocabulary. CD’s are included and benefit students in pronunciation and definition of each word. Once satisfactory completed, students will be able to adequately communicate in the health industry.

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2 Credit Hours
  
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    HC 114 - Health Care/Human Relations

    3 Credit Hours
    Discussions and activities will center around the topic of respect. This course introduces students to health care issues and assists them in developing personal and employability success skills. Topics include, but are not limited to: accountability, professionalism, communication, confidentiality, patient rights, cultural bias and discrimination, effective interpersonal skills, dealing with difficult patients of all ages, and death and dying issues.

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3 Credit Hours
  
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    HC 117 - Medical Language

    1 Credit Hours
    This course is designed to provide the basic principles of medical word building. These principles, once learned, can readily be applied to develop an extensive medical vocabulary. The textbook is presented with a variety of self-teaching features allowing the student to work through the chapters in systemized fashion that focuses on body systems. A CD is included to benefit the student in pronunciation and definition of each word. Once satisfactorily completed, the student will be able to adequately communicate in the health care industry.

    Corequisites: HC 118 , HC 118 L 

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    HC 121 - Patient Care Techniques I

    3 Credit Hours
    Designed to assist students in developing the necessary skills to directly deal with patients. Skills acquired will help protect themselves, as well as the patient, and includes infection control, body mechanics, vital signs, CPR/First Aid, dealing with tubes and equipment, safety and security as well as other topics.

    Corequisites: HC 121 L  

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    HC 123 - Health and Wellness

    3 Credit Hours
    Provides students with a knowledge base to promote better understanding of their personal wellness strengths and weaknesses, and how they can assimilate wellness-living into their daily lives. Realizing the direct correlation between positive lifestyle habits and well-being, this course will use a two-fold approach to educate students: (1) a theory base covering a variety of wellness topics; (2) laboratory activity sessions/personal exercise regimen.

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3 Credit Hours
  
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    HC 124 - Basic Pharmacology

    2 Credit Hours
    This course is designed to enable health students to acquire basic knowledge about pharmaceuticals with regard to the uses, effects, and action of many common medications.  The course contains information about the history of medication use, safety precautions, administration guidelines, drug classifications, and federal drug regulations. The student will study the movement of drugs through the body and the effects of drugs on organ systems and disease processes.

    Prerequisites: Medical Coding: HC 110  
    Medical Assistant: HC 118 , HC 118 L  

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    HCOS 101 - Introduction to Health Information Services

    3 Credit Hours
    This course is designed to introduce Health Information Services students to the basic principles and practices of their career. It will include brief overviews of all the courses and job responsibilities and that are needed to study and work in Health Information Services. This will include learning and understanding the terminology associated with working with patient information as well as the laws and guidelines concerning confidentiality and professional ethics associated with a career in this area. There will be tours, guest speakers and other exploration activities to familiarize the students with a good, basic, overall knowledge of health care and how it relates to Health Information Services.

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3 Credit Hours
  
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    HCOS 121 - Insurance/Billing/Coding

    3 Credit Hours
    This course allows students to perform basic diagnostic and procedural coding according to nationally accepted guidelines. It will give them a basis for performing coding skills for reimbursement and documentation in the world of work. The course also offers a good overview of billing and reimbursement for Medicare, Medicaid, and a variety of other payment systems and providers. It will also provide the student with the skills to communicate with agencies involved in patient financial services.

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3 Credit Hours
  
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    HCOS 215 - Professional Ethics in Healthcare

    3 Credit Hours
    This course will guide healthcare students through a variety of ethical issues and theories. Student are presented with real-world examples to stimulate thought and discussion. The foundation of medical ethics as well as professionalism and medical ethics are also addressed in this course.

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3 Credit Hours
  
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    HT 111 - Horticulture Science

    2 Credit Hours
    Introduction to the horticultural industry and related associations, an emphasis will be on career planning and goal setting.  Topics in the course will focus on plant morphology, physiology, plant pests and the environment in which plants exist will be covered.

    Corequisites: HT 111 L  

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2 Credit Hours
  
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    HT 111L - Horticulture Science Lab

    2 Credit Hours
    Introduction to the horticultural industry and related associations, an emphasis will be on career planning and goal setting.  Topics in the course will focus on plant morphology, physiology, and the environment in which plants exist.  Students will get hands on experience with plant propagation, water and nutrient requirements, soil and growing media.   Students will learn to identify and learn maintain plant material commonly grown in the Northern Great Plains. 

    Corequisites: HT 111  

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    HT 123L - Soils and Nutrition Lab

    1 Credit Hours
    This course is designed to expose students to the chemical and physical characteristics of soil, water, and fertilizers. Students will analyze plant nutrient needs and demonstrate an understanding of testing and amending soils, and water.

    Corequisites: HT 123  

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    HT 127 - TurfGrass Chemicals

    2 Credit Hours
    Exposes students to the fundamentals of the safe effective use of turfgrass chemicals.  Students will be able to identify chemicals for controlling weeds, insects and diseases for various grass types. Students will understand the process for safe chemical handling and application.

    Corequisites: HT 127 L  

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2 Credit Hours
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    HT 131 - Internship

    2 Credit Hours
    A portion of the second semester will be spent completing an internship in a greenhouse, nursery, garden center, park system, or golf course. Students will apply the knowledge they have learned in the classroom to practical real-life situations on the job.

    Prerequisites: Department Approval

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    HT 211 - Landscape Construction

    2 Credit Hours
    Details of landscape construction techniques and estimating will be studied in the classroom. An emphasis will be placed on the implementation of actual landscape projects involving but not limited to: soil preparation, plantings, walls, paving materials, natural stone, wood, edging materials, and mulches.

    Corequisites: HT 211 L  

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2 Credit Hours
  
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    HT 211L - Landscape Construction Lab

    2 Credit Hours
    This lab course will cover details of landscape construction techniques and estimating. An emphasis will be placed on the implementation of actual landscape projects involving but not limited to: soil preparation, plantings, walls, paving materials, natural stone, wood, edging materials, and mulches.

    Corequisites: HT 211  

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2 Credit Hours
  
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    HT 213 - Greenhouse Operations & Maintenance

    3 Credit Hours
    The success of a greenhouse operation is based upon a grower’s ability to balance the financial and cultural strategies related to greenhouse production. Students who complete this course will be able to demonstrate their own ability to produce, manage, and market their own crop. Emphasis will be placed on the student’s ability to grow and manage a greenhouse crop.

    Prerequisites: HT 125  

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3 Credit Hours
 

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