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Associate in Science Degrees (A.S.)

Computer Programming and Analysis : Computer Information Technology : Diving Business and Technology : Marine Engineering : Marine Environmental Technology : Nursing (RN)

Computer Programming and Analysis

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According to labor statistics, the top five fastest growing occupations are computer related. In Florida alone, by the year 2008, this occupational field will have grown 100%. This program is designed to develop competent information processing technicians seeking careers as computer programmers, systems analysts and related careers. Both technical and non-technical subjects are offered to broaden the individual's perspective and horizons in the field of computer science.

General Education Requirements (18 credits required)
ENC 1101 English Composition I (3)
SPC 1040 Introduction to Speech Communication (3)
MAC 1105 College Algebra (3)
STA 2023 Introduction to Probability and Statistics 1 (3)
Any course from Humanities/Fine Arts (Area I, Section B) (3)
Any course from Social/Behavioral Science (Area IV) (3)

Related Courses/Required (9 credits)
ACG 2021 Financial Accounting (3)
ECO 2013 Macroeconomics (3)
ECO 2023 Microeconomics (3)
BUL 2241 Business Law 1 (3)
Any SBM or MAN (3)

Core Requirements (24 credits)
CGS 1000C Introduction to Computer Science (3)
CIS 2321C System Analysis and design (3)
COP 2800 Introduction to Java Programming (3)
  OR
COP 2805 Advanced Java Programming (3)
COP 1220C C Programming (3)
COP 2221 Intermediate Programming in C (4)
COT 2002 Foundations Of Computer Science (4)
CDA 1500 Data Communications (1)
CGS 25-- Microcomputer Software (3)

Electives/ Required (12 credits )
ACG 2071 Managerial Accounting (3)
CGS 2820 Web Authoring – HTML (3)
COP 2800 Intro. to Java Programming (3)
COP 2805 Advanced Java Programming (3)
CGS 1555 Introduction to the Internet (3)
CGS 1550 Introduction to the World Wide Web (3)
CDA 1522 Local Area Networking (3)
CIS 1940 Special Topics in Computer & Information Science (3)
COP 1210C Pascal Programming (3)
COP 1170C BASIC Programming (3)
COP 1332 Visual BASIC (4)
COP 2120C COBOL I (3)
COP 2121C COBOL II (3)
COP 2334 Object Oriented in C++ (3)
Any GRA 1100-2144 (3)
Free elective (3)
       
Total Credits Required: 63

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Computer Information Technology

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This program is designed to prepare students for a job as an information technologist. The exponential growth in informational technology has impacted the business world profoundly. The classification of information as a major asset in the business world has become a universal practice. Organizations are constantly seeking qualified students with an information system major. The completion of the degree will lead to an entry-level position as a networking specialist, database developer, website designer, or junior system analyst. To earn the degree, the student must finish 63 credits. There are 15 credits general educational requirements and 48 credits core requirements.

General Education Requirements (15 credits)
ENC 1101 English Composition (3)
SPC 1040  Intro to Speech Communication (3)
MGF 1106 Math for Liberal Arts I (3)
  OR
STA 2023 Intro to Probabilities & Statistics (3)
  OR
MAC 1105 College Algebra (3)
Any course from Humanities/Fine Arts (Area I, Section B) (ARH 1050 or ARH 1051 Recommended) (3)
Any course from Social/Behavioral Science (Area IV) (3)

Core Requirements (48 Credits)
CGS 1000C Intro to Computer Science (3)
CGS 1100 Intro to Computer Apps (3)
CGS 2540 Intro to Database Mgmt (3)
CGS 1516 Microsoft Excel (3)
CGS 2564 MS Windows (3)
CDA 1522 Local Area Networking (3)
CIS 1940 Special Topics Information Systems (3)
CGS 1550 Introduction to the World Wide Web (3)
CGS 2820 Web Authoring-HTML (3)
CIS 2321C Systems Analysis and Design (3)
CGS 1810 Microcomputer Help Desk 1 (4)
Any COP course (3)
Free Elective (3)

Select 8 credits from the following:
COT CIS COP CGS GRA MAN ECO ACG BUL LIS MAT MAC

Total Credits Required: 63

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Diving Business and Technology

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Completion of this degree will prepare students to develop, operate, and manage diving businesses such as diving operations, retail sales and rentals, equipment repair, and scuba instruction. Graduates also will be qualified to work as dive technicians for research programs, underwater inspection and maintenance, and the operation and maintenance of diving facilities and hyperbaric chambers. A variety of certifications are available through agencies such as DAN, IANTD, NAUI and PADI.

General Education Requirements (15 credits)
ENC 1101 English Composition I (3)
MGF 1106 Math for Liberal Arts I (3) (Recommended)
  OR
STA 2023 Intro. to Probability & Statistics I (3)
  OR    
MAC 1105 College Algebra (3)
SPC 1040 Introduction to Speech Communication (3)
Any course from Humanities/Fine Arts (Area I, Section B) (3)
Any course from Social/Behavioral Science (Area IV) (SYG 1000 Recommended) (3)

Core Requirements (47 credits required)
OCB 1000 Introduction to Marine Biology (3)
GEB 1011 Introduction to Business (3)
CTS 2750C Microsoft Works (3)
MTE 1811 Basic Seamanship (3)
MTE 1052 2 & 4-Cycle Outboard Engine Theory (3)
PEN 2137C Advanced Scuba Diving (3)
EMS 2081C Scuba Rescue and Emergency Medicine (3)
PEQ 1137C Divemaster (3)
PGY 1245C Underwater Photography (3)
MKA 2621 The Business of Diving (3)
MTE 1730 Scuba Equip. Maintenance & Repair (2)
EOC 2713C Nitrox and Computer Diving (3)
EOC 2714C Recompression Chamber Operations (2)
EOC 2711 Diving Technology (4)

Choose 6 credits from the following courses:                       
PEQ 1136C Scuba Instructor Training (4)
PEQ 2132C Scuba Instructor Crossover (3)
ISC 2132 Basic Research Diving (4)
EOC 2712 Introduction to Surface Air Supplied Diving (3)
PGY 2247C Advanced Underwater Photography (4)
MTE 2732C Advanced Diving Equipment Maintenance and Repair (4)
EMS 1344 Aquatic 1st Aid/CPR/O2 (1)
PEN 1136C Scuba Diving (2)
ISC 1142C Science of Underwater Performance (3)
EOC 2710 Public Safety Diving (5)
EOC 2715 Diving Safety (1)
EOC 2716 Diving Safety Refresher (4)
EOC 2717 Diving Safety Inspector (3)
EOC 2719 Surface Air Supplied Work Diving Techniques (2)
EOC 1720 Nitrox in the Working Divers Environment (1)
EOC 1721 Chamber Operations in the Work Diving Environment (1)
EMS 2345 Diving Medical Technician (3)

Total Credits Required: 62

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Marine Engineering

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This program is designed to prepare individuals as technicians capable of troubleshooting and servicing all makes and models of marine engines and equipment. Students will learn skills in maintaining and repairing mechanical, electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems used in pleasure and commercial craft. All phases of marine servicing instruction follow manufacturer and industry standards. Prepare for expanding job opportunities in a Marine Advanced Technology Education (MATE) Center.

Florida Keys Community College is an Institution Member, American Welding Society

General Education Requirements (15 credits)
ENC 1101 English Composition I (3)
SPC 1040  Intro to Speech Communication (3)
MGF 1106  Mathematics for Liberal Arts I (Recommended) (3)
  OR
STA 2023 Introduction to Probability & Statistics I (3)
  OR
MAC 1105 College Algebra (3)
Any course from Humanities/Fine Arts (Area I, Section B) (3)
Any course from Social/Behavioral Science (Area IV) (3)

Core Requirements (42 credits)
OCB 1000 Intro to Marine Biology (3)
GEB 1011 Intro to Business (3)
CGS 2531 Microsoft Works (3)
MTE 1811 Basic Seamanship (3)
CGS 1000C Intro to Computer Science (3)
MTE 1053C 2 & 4-Cycle Outboard Repair & Maintenance (3)
MTE 1001C Marine Diesel Engine Overhaul (3)
MTE 1400C Applied Marine Electricity (3)
MTE 2062 Marine Corrosion and Corrosion Prevention (2)
MTE 2234C Marine Gearcase, Outdrives & Transmission Systems (4)
MTE 1183C Marine Engine Installation & Repowering Procedures (3)
MTE 1651C Gas & Electric Welding (3)
MTE 2541C Marine Auxiliary Equipment Servicing (3)
MTE 1301 Fiberglass Theory (3)

Areas of Specialization/Choose one:

Gasoline Engines (9 credits)
MTE 1166C Marine Ignition & Fuel Systems (3)
MTE 2054C Marine 4-Cycle Stern Drive Inboard Engines (3)
MTE 2072C Marine Propulsion Gasoline Engine Troubleshooting (3)

Diesel Engines (9 Credits)
MTE 1056C Marine Diesel Systems (3)
MTE 2058C Diesel Engine Testing Troubleshooting Procedures (3)
MTE 2160C Diesel Fuel Injection Systems (3)

Fiberglass (9 Credits)
MTE 1300C Introduction to Fiberglass Boat Mfg. (5)
MTE 1302 Advance Fiberglass Boat & Accessory Construction (4)

Total Credits Required: 66

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Marine Environmental Technology

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This degree is designed to prepare students with the skills necessary to work in most marine research laboratory facilities which focus on pollution investigation, ecotourism, environmental mitigation, water quality management and mariculture (farming the sea). A steering committee comprised of employers in marine related industries and governmental agencies make sure that FKCC students learn the skills necessary to meet the environmental demands of the 21st Century. Students in this program will have the opportunity to study the marine sciences in a unique classroom setting: the Florida Keys, which is home to one of the world’s most fascinating marine resources, the living Coral Reef.

General Education Requirements  (15 credits)
ENC 1101 English Composition I (3)
SPC 1040 Intro to Speech Communication (3)
MGF 1106 Mathematics for Liberal Arts I (Recommended) (3)
  OR
STA 2023 Introduction to Probability & Statistics I (3)
  OR
MAC 1105 College Algebra (3)
Any course from Humanities/Fine Arts (Area I, Section B) (3)
Any course from Social/Behavioral Science (Area IV) (3)

Core Requirements (45 credits)
OCB 1000 Introduction to Marine Biology (3)
SBM 1--- Any two Small Business Management Courses (2)
CGS 2531 Microsoft Works (3)
MTE 1811 Basic Seamanship (2)
MTE 1052 2- & 4-Cycle Outboard Engine Theory (3)
BSC 1010C Principles of Biology I (4)
OCB 2102C Marine Data Collection (4)
MCB 1010C Microbiology (4)
  OR
OCB 2721C Survey of Mariculture (4)
PCB 2030 Environmental Biology (3)
OCE 1001 Intro to Oceanography (3)
PGY 1245 Underwater Photography (3)
ISC 2132 Basic Research Diving (4)
BUL 2241 Business Law I (3)
PEN 2137C Advanced Scuba Diving (3)

Total Credits Required: 60

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Nursing (RN)

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Approved by the Florida State Board of Nursing, this program is designed to prepare men and women to function with intellectual and technical competence as registered nurses. The instructional staff is dedicated to helping students to achieve individual academic success and enter the field of nursing as competent clinicians.
   
The Associate in Science Degree in Nursing is awarded upon completion of the twenty-two month generic RN program. The graduate then becomes eligible to take the NCLEX-RN for licensure to practice as a Registered Nurse.
  
Admission
The A.S. in Nursing is a limited access program and has Selective Admission Requirements. One generic class is admitted annually each fall. The deadline for applications is in May, the exact deadline to be determined each year. LPN’s may challenge the first semester of nursing course work and enter the RN program in January if space is available.

Course Failure and Readmission
Nursing students must have a grade of "C" or higher in all required courses. If a student fails from the Nursing Program, the student may be readmitted to the program one time upon meeting the terms of re-admission and the recommendation of the Dean of Health Professions, pending vacancies in the program. The terms of readmission will be determined on a case-by-case basis.

The Dean of Health Professions reserves the right to recommend student withdrawal from the Nursing Program. Following the recommendation of the Dean of Health Professions, the Director of Admissions and Records reserves the right to deny the readmission of any student who does not meet the terms of readmission.

General Education Requirements (27 credits)
ENC 1101 English Composition I (3)
SPC 1040 Introduction to Speech Communication (3)
BSC 1085C Anatomy & Physiology I (4)
BSC 1086C Anatomy and Physiology II (4)
MCB 1010C Microbiology (4)
Any course from Humanities/Fine Arts (Area I, Section B) (PHI 2600 Introduction to Ethics Recommended) (3)
DEP 2004 Human Growth and Development (3)
PSY 2012 General Psychology (3)

Core Requirements  (45 credits)
NUR 1020 Nursing Fundamentals (7)
NUR 1192 Nursing Nutrition (2)
NUR 2462 Maternal Child Health (8)
NUR 1520 Mental Health Nursing (6)
NUR 1210 Clinical Nursing I (8)
NUR 1142 Pharmacology in Nursing (2)
NUR 2825 Nursing Seminar (2)
NUR 2211 Clinical Nursing II (8)
NUR 2810 Clinical Nursing III (2)
NUR 2200 Nursing Review (Recommended)(3)

Total Credits Required: 72

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