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20122013 GCC Catalog GATEWAY COMMUNITY COLLEGE 201213 CATALOG GatewayCT.edu

Table of ConTenTs WelCome aCademiC Calendar inTroduCTion insTiTuTional PoliCies aPPliCaTion and admission ProCedures regisTraTion finanCial aid sCholarshiPs aCademiC PoliCies and ProCedures WorkfoCe develoPmenT ConTinuing eduCaTion learning suPPorT serviCes sTudenT suPPorT serviCes general eduCaTion requiremenTs degree CerTifiCaTe Programs Course desCriPTions direCTory Personnel index direCTions 2 3 4 6 22 25 31 35 37 46 48 52 58 62 190 259 262 284 288 The college reserves the right to modify

When you learn, teach. When you get, give. A Message from the President I am pleased to welcome you to Gateway Community College. We take pride in providing equal access to a highquality education, stateoftheart equipment and laboratories, and a caring faculty and staff who provide the educational support you will need to achieve your learning goals and maximize your human potential. This catalog will acquaint you with the wide array of degree and certificate programs available to you at Gatew

aCademiC Calendar 2012 2013 fall 2012 August 29 August 30 September 3 September 4 September 11 October 8 October 26 November 9 November 16 November 21 November 22 November 23 November 24 December 13 December 14 20 December 23 December 28 December 28 Professional Day and Last Day of Extended Registration before Classes Begin College Day Labor Day Recess COLLEGE CLOSED First Day of Regular Semester Last Day to Add Classes Until 400 pm Columbus Day COLLEGE CLOSED MidTerm Deficiency Reports Due fr

INTRODUCTION ABOUT THIS CATALOG This catalog contains both academic and general information and Gateway Community Colleges policies at the time of publication. Each student is responsible for becoming thoroughly familiar with the catalog and the rules, regulations, and program requirements it contains. A student has the right to be graduated by the College under the conditions and requirements contained in the catalog in use at the time of initial registration. A student may elect to graduate un

ACCREDITATION Gateway Community College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges Inc. NEASC through its Commission on Institutions of Higher Education. Accreditation of an institution of higher education by NEASC indicates that it meets or exceeds criteria for the assessment of institutional quality periodically applied through a peer group review process. An accredited college or university is one that has available the necessary resources to achieve its stated purpo

INSTITUTIONAL POLICIES AFFIRMATIVE ACTION Gateway Community College is an academic unit of the Connecticut Community College System. The College administration executes the academic policies and procedures promulgated by its governing board that relate to equal employment for those individuals from protected class groups found to be underutilized in the Colleges work force. The President of the College is the agent of the Board of Trustees charged with the responsibility to execute the Boards po

CHILDREN ON CAMPUS The college does not permit children unattended at any college location or in a vehicle parked in the parking lot. Students with children are expected to arrange suitable childcare services elsewhere while attending classes at GCC. Use of any college location, including but not limited to the Student Lounge, Fitness Center, or playground, is prohibited. DRUGS AND ALCOHOL The Board of Trustees of CommunityTechnical Colleges endorses the statement of the network of colleges and

C. D. E. F. G. Making it a requirement that each new employee be given a copy of the statement noted above Notifying the employee in the statement required by the above paragraph that, as a condition of employment the employee will 1. abide by the terms of the statement, and 2. notify the employer of any criminal drug statute conviction for a violation occurring in the workplace no later than five days after such conviction Notifying the agency within ten days after receiving notice under sub

PARKING Individual Type and Parking Garage Access Credit Students Parking access for registered credit students will begin two weeks before the start of classes and end the day of finals Summer Session Students parking access will begin the first day of class and end the last day of class for the sessions for which they have registered Winter Session Students parking access will begin the first day of class and end the last day of class for the sessions for which they have registered NonC

PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES The Board of Trustees of CommunityTechnical Colleges and all of the colleges under its jurisdiction are committed to the goal of achieving equal educational opportunity and full participation for people with disabilities in the community colleges. To that end, this statement of policy is put forth to reaffirm our commitment to ensure that no qualified person be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or otherwise be subjected to discrimination under a

Sexual harassment may be described as Any unwelcome sexual advance or request for sexual favors, or any conduct of a sexual nature where 1 submission to such conduct is made either explicitly or implicitly a term or condition of an individuals employment or education, 2 submission to or rejection of such conduct by an individual is used as a basis for employment or academic decisions affecting the individual, or 3 such conduct has the purpose or effect of substantially interfering with an indivi

5.2.1 POLICY ON STUDENT CONDUCT Section 1 Student Conduct Philosophy Academic institutions exist for the transmission of knowledge, the pursuit of truth, the development of students and the general wellbeing of society. This Policy is intended to ensure that members of the College community are able to pursue their goals in an atmosphere free from unreasonable interference or threat of interference. This Policy is also intended to foster the development of important values, including accountabil

4. Demonstrate respect for others by a. refraining from conduct that constitutes a danger to the personal health or safety of ones self or other members of the College community and guests or licensees of the College, including intentionally causing or attempting to cause injury refraining from conduct that obstructs or seriously impairs or attempts to obstruct or seriously impair Collegesponsored or Collegeauthorized activities and refraining from harassment, which is defined as conduct that i

Section 5 Procedures The following procedures shall govern the enforcement of this Policy 1. Information that a student may have violated this Policy should be submitted to the Dean of Student Affairs or other designee of the President hereinafter referred to as the Dean, normally within thirty 30 days of the date of a possible violation or within thirty 30 days of the date that the facts constituting a possible violation were known. Upon receipt of information relating to a possible violation,

c. to appear in person and to have a nonlawyer advisor. However, if there is pending at the time of the hearing a criminal matter pertaining to the same incident that is the subject of the hearing, a lawyer may be present for the sole purpose of observing the proceedings and advising the student concerning the effect of the proceedings on the pending criminal matter to hear and to question the information presented to present information, to present witnesses and to make a statement in his or h

Section 8 Publication of Student Conduct Policy This Policy shall be published in College catalogs and student handbooks and should be distributed in other ways that are likely to ensure student awareness of the Policy. Section 9 Policy Review Five years following adoption of this Policy, and as often thereafter as the Chancellor shall deem appropriate, the Chancellor shall designate a committee to review the Policy on Student Conduct, as necessary. Sexual Misconduct and Relationship Violence St

use of sexually degrading words to describe an individual display of sexually suggestive objects, pictures or photographs sexual jokes stereotypic comments based upon gender threats, demands or suggestions that retention of ones educational status is contingent upon toleration of or acquiescence in sexual advances. The definitions contained in this statement are in addition to any applicable provisions of state law. Confidentiality While the College will treat reports of sexual misconduct

FERPA also permits disclosure of education records without consent in connection with, but not limited to To comply with a judicial order or a lawfully issued subpoena To appropriate parties in a health or safety emergency To officials of another school, upon request, in which the student seeks or intends to enroll In connection with a students request for or receipt of financial aid, as necessary to determine the eligibility, amount or conditions of the financial aid, or to enforce the

Section 2 Student Grievance Procedure 1. Definition A grievance is an allegation by a student that, as to him or her, an agent of the college has violated board or college policies relating to students other than assignment of grades or other academic evaluation see Section 3 Review of Academic Standing. 2. Howtofileagrievance A grievance is to be submitted in writing to the dean of student affairs or such other college official as the president may designate hereinafter, the Dean of Student Af

UNIFORM CAMPUS CRIME REPORT Gateway Community College herein complies with the State of Connecticuts Campus Safety Act, Public Act 90259 and with the Cleary Act, both of which mandates the annual publication of a Uniform Campus Crime Report, and establishes a process for raising awareness of safety on college campuses. Broader awareness of campus safety issues and procedures at Gateway Community College is the first step toward improving the security of students and staff. Gateway Community Coll

Lab Assistants Responsibilities Oversee the Colleges open labs and uphold the Computer Use Policy Assist students who are currently enrolled in a Gateway computer science class Monitor and report to the Information Technology office any activity that appears to be inappropriate Acceptable Uses 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 1. 2. 3. 4. Account use, including Banner account use, by the authorized owner for authorized purposes Use of computer resources in a manner that respects the right of others Adheri

APPLICATION AND ADMISSION PROCEDURES Admissions Office 203 2852010 Gateway Community College is dedicated to providing educational opportunities through an opendoor admission policy to graduates of an approved secondary school or those who hold a State Equivalency Diploma GED. Admission is offered on a firstcome, firstserved basis by program within budgetary limitations, with the exception of Nursing, Radiologic Technologies, Drug and Alcohol Recovery Counselor, and General Motors Automotive pro

ADVANCED PLACEMENT Gateway Community College accepts for advanced placement high school students who demonstrate sufficient scholastic ability and who are approved by the high school principal or hisher designated representative, with the understanding that no additional general fund class sections will be created to accommodate them except as approved by the board. ENROLLMENT STATUS Degree students are those who have satisfied admission requirements and are enrolled in a planned program of stu

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS The credentials of an applicant for admission from another country are evaluated in accordance with general admissions requirements. A completed application, official leaving certificates, and detailed transcripts, in English, of the students academic record should be sent to the Admissions Office. Applicants who wish to begin undergraduate study must submit all credentials by May 15 for the fall semester and by October 15 for the spring semester. This will allow time for

REGISTRATION Telephone 203 2852020 Fall and spring registration dates are established each semester for new and returning students. While every effort will be made to meet the educational needs of each student, registration is conducted on a seatavailable basis. Courses listed in the catalog will not necessarily be offered every semester. The College reserves the right to cancel course offerings for budgetary reasons or because of lack of enrollment. Every attempt will be made to notify students

TUITION AND FEES EFFECTIVE FALL 2012 Tuition and fees are established by the Board of Trustees of CommunityTechnical Colleges and are subject to change without notice. Please refer to the httpwww.commnet.eduFinanceTuition.asp for current tuition and fee rates. TuiTion Fulltime Student 12 credit hours or more per semester Connecticut Resident Nonresident New England Regional Student Program Parttime Student Per credit hour through 11 hours per semester Connecticut Resident Nonresident New Englan

3 Credits 4 Credits 5 11 Credits 117.00 124.50 Varies ea. addl credit 15.00 50.00 15.00 25.00 20.00 5.00 15.00 15.00 20.00 25.00 1.00 78.00 85.00 269.00 100.00 sPeCial fees Academic Evaluation Credit by Exam per test Portfolio Assessment CLEP Service Fee Subject to change per CLEP Fee Schedule Returned Check Charge Application Fee Late Registration Fee Late Payment Fee Liability Insurance Fee charged once per year in the Spring Program Enrollment Installment Plan Enrollment Fee Replacement L

PAYMENT POLICIES Bursars Office 203 2852009 Location North Building Room N216 Hours 815 a.m. to 415 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday 815 a.m. to 645 p.m. Wednesday Miscellaneous Cash, Checks, VISA, MasterCard and Discover Cards accepted at the Bursars Window. A Drop Box for noncash transactions is located adjacent to the Bursars Office. VISA, MasterCard, and Discover payments are also accepted online at httpmy.commnet.edu. When to Pay Full payment is due at registration Failure to pay

Tuition Installment Payment Plan GCC offers a Tuition Installment Payment Plan for students with accounts in good standing who are enrolled in six or more credits in the Fall and Spring semesters. Accounts are considered to be in good standing when they are paid in full for prior semesters in a timely fashion. To enroll see a Cashier in the Bursars Office. The Installment Plan allows a student to defer payment of seventyfive percent 75 of tuition charges for 45 days. Twentyfive percent 25 of tui

REFUND POLICIES AND PROCEDURES General Information Refunds are automatically paid by check to the student at the end of the official AddDrop period unless the student directs the Bursars Office otherwise. Checks are processed in Hartford and mailed to the permanent mailing address on file at the Records Office. Please verify your address when reducing your course load. Courses Cancelled by the College If the College cancels a course, a full refund of all charges except application fee will be is

FINANCIAL AID Telephone 203 2852030 Gateway Community College is committed to providing access to higher education by minimizing economic barriers. The College provides several options for financial aid, including state and federal grants, scholarships, student loans, and the federal workstudy program. Awards may come from one or any combination of the four preceding sources as determined by federal and local eligibility guidelines. Financial need, academic performance, and resources available t

William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program These fixedrate loans, guaranteed by the federal government, are available to students who apply for financial aid using the FAFSA. The application process must be initiated through the Financial Aid Office. Payment on the principal is not required until 6 months after the student leaves school, as long as the student remains enrolled at least six credits halftime. There are two types Subsidized Federal Stafford Loan Subsidized Stafford Loans are needb

Unsubsidized Stafford Loans are available to students who do not qualify for needbase loans, or who qualify for less than the annual maximum of Subsidized Stafford Loan. The government does not pay the interest to the lender the student can choose to either pay the interest while in school, or have the interest added to the loan principal to be repaid later. The interest rate on this type of loan is fixed at 6.8. Direct Parent Loans for Undergraduates PLUS Parent Loans to Undergraduate Students

Financial Aid Probation Any student who fails to meet the minimum satisfactory academic progress standard at the end of the Warning period will become ineligible from the financial aid programs at the college. Ineligible students have the opportunity to file an appeal regarding their termination from the financial aid programs. Students that have failed the academic progress standard and have been approved with a successful appeal will be considered on Financial Aid Probation. Appeal Process A s

College to invest in Connecticuts future by providing resources and through advocacy. The Foundation awards or administers various scholarships in compliance with the policies of its board of directors or at the request of the benefactor. Scholarships are awarded each spring to students for use in the following academic year. The GCC Foundation scholarship brochure available in February lists the various scholarships available and includes an application form. Brochures may be obtained from the

Chery Anderson Pegues Book Petraiuolo Family Pfizer ScienceMath Melissa Pringle Regional Water Authority Jason Richardson RnB Enterprises RWA Kathryn M. Bevan Memorial David Servin ShawsCocaCola Single Parent Nursing SpaceCraft Manufacturing Margaret McAllister Spain Jan Trifiatis Business Villa Bianca Walmart Norman Wuestefeld YaleNew Haven Hospital Yale University NewAlliance Foundation, through a generous endowed gift, has established NewAlliance Fellows to be awarded to the two students with

ACADEMIC POLICIES AND PROCEDURES SEMESTER HONORS There shall be a Deans List of students, both full and parttime, who earn a semester grade point average of 3.4 or higher. Parttime students who pursue three 3 credits or more in a semester shall be eligible for semester honors. A course Withdrawal or Incomplete shall make the student ineligible for Deans List recognition that semester. GRADUATION HONORS Student with exemplary academic performance shall be recognized at graduation with the follow

ACADEMIC INTEGRITY At Gateway Community College we expect the highest standards of academic honesty. Academic dishonesty is prohibited in accordance with the Board of Trustees Proscribed Conduct Policy in Section 5.2.1 of the Board of Trustees Policy Manual. This policy prohibits cheating on examinations, unauthorized collaboration on assignments, unauthorized access to examinations or course materials, plagiarism, zero tolerance for threatening, intimidating, and violent behavior, and other pro

To determine the number of quality points earned in a course, a students numerical grade is multiplied by the number of credits associated with the course semester hours. The total of all quality points earned by a student is then divided by the total number of credits attempted. The result is the students GPA. Temporary Grade I Incomplete 1. An Incomplete is a temporary grade assigned by the faculty member when coursework is missing and the student agrees to complete the requirements. Although

N No Grade The N grade is used only when a student has failed to complete any of the course objectives so that it is impossible to evaluate the student on the basis of performance. The N grade is not used in place of an earned failing grade. P Pass An administrative transcript notation for successful completion of courses taken on a passfail basis. Students failing will receive a grade of F. With the permission of the instructor, a student may take an elective course on a PassFail basis. Any s

WITHDRAWAL FROM THE COLLEGE A student who wishes to withdraw from the College may do so at any time during the semester by contacting the Records office or the Counseling Office and completing the withdrawal process. A grade of W will be given for each course not completed at the time of withdrawal. A student must complete a readmit application if heshe desires to return to the College after a twoyear time period. REPEATING A COURSE No course may be repeated more than twice. If a course is repe

In many ways, taking an online course is similar to a traditional facetoface course. You will still have an instructor and fellow students in your virtual classroom. All of the elements of a traditional course the syllabus, the course materials, textbooks, lectures, discussions, tests, and grades will be part of your online course. You can expect to spend the same amount of time that you would spend in a traditional onground course plus the hours that you would have spent in the classroom. For e

Assessment by Examination Qualified faculty may develop and administer individual tests to determine whether a student will be awarded credit without having taken a course. Contact the Director of Career Services to determine whether an examination has been approved for a course, to obtain the Credit by Examination application or for more information about the process. To apply to take an exam in one or more courses, a student must submit a Credit by Examination form for each course to the chair

AWARDING OF MULTIPLE ASSOCIATE DEGREES 1. A student who already holds an academic degree may earn a second degree in a different curriculum at a community college. Such a student shall be treated similarly to a transfer student with respect to the minimum number of credits he or she must take for the second degree. This will require that a student meet all program requirements and earn at least twentyfive 25 percent of the minimum requirements for the new curriculum at the college through which

CONNECTICUT STATE UNIVERSITY GUARANTEED ADMISSION Under the policies of their respective boards, Associate in Arts, Associate in Applied Science, or Associate in Science graduates of Gateway Community College are eligible for admission to a Connecticut State University CSU and the University of Connecticut. Students who plan to transfer should confer as soon as possible with their counselor or academic advisor regarding any specific requirements in their chosen academic area. Please contact the

WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT CONTINUING EDUCATION The Continuing Education Department is comprised of four separate and distinct areas Business and Industry Services, Continuing Education Community Services, Workforce Development Institute, and Step Forward. BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY SERVICES Director 203 2852310 Business and Industry Services programs are key to the growth of new and established area businesses. These programs provide a full range of the latest comprehensive, costeffective, educational

WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE Coordinator 203 2852302 The Workforce Development Institute offers noncredit certificate training programs which provide new occupational skills to dislocated workers, mature workers and those who need updated or additional workplace skills. These programs have been approved by local workforce development boards and meet the criteria for inclusion on the CT Department of Labor Eligible Provider List for the Workforce Investment Act. Many of these programs have als

LEARNING SUPPORT SERVICES ACADEMIC ADVISING The mission of academic advising at Gateway Community College is to assist students in making academic decisions and developing educational plans, taking into account their strengths and their personal goals. Academic advising is an ongoing process of clarification and evaluation aimed at helping students utilize the Colleges resources to succeed in reaching their goals. While new students may choose any faculty or professional staff member as an advis

The campus has more than 30 computer classrooms. There are general purpose computer classrooms designed for the colleges general curriculum, and programspecific computer classrooms for Computer Science, Allied Health, Nursing, Engineering and Graphic Design programs. We utilize more than 100 industrystandard programs for the curriculum, including Microsoft Office, Adobe CS, Autocad, Keyboarding Pro, Visual Studio, SmartCam, and MultiSim. Macintosh computers are also available on a programmatic b

LIBRARY AND LEARNING COMMONS Telephone 203 2852057 Gateway Community College maintains a full service library which provides a variety of print and electronic resources that support and supplement the curriculum of the college. In addition to the main collection, the library houses special collections, including the African American History Collection, the Early Childhood Education Model Collection and the Small Business Resource Center. The complete listing of the librarys collections is availa

MATHEMATICS AND SCIENCE CENTER The MathematicsScience Center provides students with tutorial and technological assistance in math and science. A staff of master tutors offers this academic assistance on a walkin basis and works with instructors to help students with more complex projects. The center also helps students to improve their use of technology, including graphing calculators and computer software in mathematics and science. Call Miguel A. Garcia, Miguel Garcia at 2032852358 or Tingkang

STUDENT SUPPORT SERVICES ATM Machines ATM machines are located in the Cafeteria. ATHLETICS AND INTRAMURAL SPORTS Gateway Community College is a member of the National Junior College Athletic Association, Region XXI NJCAA, and abides by its eligibility rules and code of ethics. Intercollegiate team sports include mens and womens basketball. All intercollegiate student athletes must maintain a minimum of a 2.0 grade point average and carry at least twelve 12 credits per semester as well as abide

CENTER FOR EDUCATIONAL SERVICES Telephone 203 2852217 The Center for Educational Services CES provides academic support services for students. The CES provides tutorial assistance and related services to help students become better skilled in selected areas. Computer assisted tutorials are especially useful for review and practice of basic skills, mathematics, English and the sciences. All students are welcome in the center and are encouraged to use any of the services. Call to obtain informatio

Student Government Association Gateway Community College has a Student Government Association SGA whose members are elected annually by the student body. The SGA serves to promote good citizenship and harmonious relationships throughout the college and the community. It serves to provide a forum for student representation and to provide orderly direction of college activities. The Student Government Association is responsible for the allocation and distribution of the Student Activity Fund. Any

Students are encouraged to attend open house, visit the college, check out their website and housing options before applying for admission. Student can call the admissions office at the receiving college and schedule a campus tour. Students are encouraged to meet with admission representatives from the 4yr collegesuniversities during their visit here on campus. Students are encouraged to participate in our transfer seminars and college fairs. Procedures for applying to a 4yr university

Student must complete their associate degree within five years of submitting the Dual Admissions Intent form. Student should apply for admissions and into their intended major and program of study during the second semester sophomore year at GCC. The Academic awards up to 12,000 will be granted to qualified fulltime and parttime students based on GPAs. application is available in the Counseling Office, Room N213. For additional information please visit www.newhaven.edu Engineering Science Pa

Emergency Evacuation Procedure Please refer to the emergency evacuation procedures that are posted in classrooms and throughout the campus. Insurance Coverage All enrolled students are automatically covered under the School Time Only Accident Insurance Plan that covers accidents in schoolrelated activities, except intercollegiate athletics. Students may purchase additional accident and or health insurance Optional 24Hour Accident and Sickness Insurance Plan at group rates and are eligible to enr

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS Effective Spring 2007, new general education requirements are outlined below according to Section 10a3415, Curriculum and Instruction. The general education requirement is designed to assure that each student develops the ability and knowledge to become an active and capable participant in a changing world, learns to appreciate the cultural and social differences of various groups of citizens, and develops independent judgment. The desired student learning outcomes

Humanities English Literature After successful completion of Literature courses, students should be able to demonstrate an awareness of relationships between literature and society and understand social and multicultural perspectives in literature. Students should be able to form and express logical opinions about literature in both discussion and writing. Humanities After successful completion of a Humanities elective, students should have critically examined the development of values the roles

Appreciation of Other Cultures Students will recognize how environment and culture shape ones opinions and judgments and describe and evaluate individual, group and institutional influences on human experience. ELECTIVES These are courses selected by the student according to program requirements. When selecting electives, especially for transferability to another institution, students should consult their academic advisor. Business Accounting, Business, Computer Science, Economics, Business Offi

ACADEMIC DEFINITIONS The following definitions are helpful to know when selecting your program and courses Credit Hours cr. College work is measured in units called credit hours. A credithour value is assigned to each course and is normally equal to the number of hours the course meets each week. Credit hours may also be referred to as semester hours S.H.. Lecture Hours lec. The number of clock hours in the fall or spring semester the student spends each week in the classroom. This time frame

DEGREE CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS AA Associate in Arts AAS Associate in Applied Science AS Associate in Science C Certificate TiTle ALLIED HEALTH Health Career Pathways PreDental Hygiene Transfer Compact Exercise Science and Wellness Fitness Specialist Nutrition Dietetic Technology Radiologic Technology Programs Diagnostic Medical Sonography Nuclear Medicine Technology Nuclear Medicine Technology Radiation Therapy Radiography TyPe of Program C AS AS C AS AS AS C AS AS AS AS C C C AAS AAS C C AS

BUSINESS OFFICE TECHNOLOGY BOT Business Office Technology BOT Administrative Assistant Option BOT Administrative Assistant BOT Office Applications Skills Update BOT Administrative Assistant Foreign Language Option BOT Customer Service Technology BOT Legal Administrative Assistant Option BOT Medical Administrative Assistant Option BOT Medical Administrative Assistant BOT Information Processing Technician CONNECTICUT COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY Engineering Science UCONN, UNH, University of Hartford, Fai

ENTREPRENEURIAL STUDIES Entrepreneurial Studies Entrepreneurial Studies GENERAL STUDIES General Studies HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT Food Service Management Culinary Arts Professional Baker HotelMotel Management Meetings, Conventions, and Special Events Management HUMAN SERVICES Human Services Career Human Services Continued Study Human Services Human Services Gerontology Option Gerontology Therapeutic Recreation Youth Worker LIBERAL ARTS SCIENCES Liberal Arts Sciences NURSING Nursing RETAIL MANAGEM

ALLIED HEALTH HEALTH CAREER PATHWAYS Certificate The Health Career Pathways Certificate program is designed to assist students in achieving success in health care programs. Students will be provided with the foundation necessary for health care professions. Credits from this program may be applied toward health care program requirements within Connecticuts Community College system. However, completion of this program does not guarantee an automatic acceptance into any health care program. Studen

PREDENTAL HYGIENE TRANSFER COMPACT Associate of Science General Studies The Gateway Community College PreDental Hygiene Transfer Compact is designed to provide academic opportunities for students who are seeking an Associate of Science or a Bachelor of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene. Students may complete prerequisite and general education courses at Gateway Community College that will transfer to the University of New Havens Dental Hygiene Program. Gateway students who complete the Associate

Sophomore Year Fall Semester Course HLT 107 BIO 211 DNT 105 HIS 101 or HIS 102 Elective Title Methods of Learning in a Clinical Curriculum Anatomy Physiology I Introduction to Dental Hygiene I Western Civilization I Western Civilization II Social Science Total Semester Credit Hours Sophomore Year Spring Semester Course BIO 212 DNT 106 NTR 102 POL 102 PSY 111 Title Anatomy Physiology II Introduction to Dental Hygiene II Nutrition I Principles of Nutrition Introduction to Comparative Politic

EXERCISE SCIENCE AND WELLNESS Associate in Science PROGRAM MISSION To prepare students with the knowledge, attitudes and skills necessary for competent practice in exercise and for employment in the health and fitness industry while providing a basis for professional advancement. PROGRAM OBJECTIVES Upon completion of all program requirements, graduates should be able to Conduct individualized client consultations and fitness assessments to design appropriate exercise programs for various p

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS Freshman Year Fall Semester Course BIO 105 ENG 101 EXS 101 EXS 102 MAT 167 Title Introduction to Biology Composition Introduction to Exercise Science Wellness Seminar in Exercise Science Wellness Principles of Statistics Total Semester Credit Hours Freshman Year Spring Semester Course BIO 211 COM 171 EXS 115 EXS 210 NTR 102 PSY 111 Title Anatomy Physiology I Fundamentals of Human Communications Fitness Management Exercise Science Wellness Internship I Nutrition I Gen

FITNESS SPECIALIST Certificate FITNESS SPECIALIST STUDIES MISSION STATEMENT The mission of the Fitness Specialist Studies certificate program is to prepare graduates with entry level skills, and flexibility to compete successfully in a dynamic employment market wherever nutrition and fitness are emphasized. The Fitness Specialist certificate prepares students for immediate employment in the fitness industry in such settings as health clubs, gyms, YMCAs, and corporate wellness programs. Graduates

Sophomore Year Fall Semester Course EXS 225 EXS 235 Title Essentials of Strength Conditioning Exercise Physiology Total Semester Credit Hours Sophomore Year Spring Semester Course EXS 115 EXS 212 Title Fitness Management Exercise Science Wellness Internship II Total Semester Credit Hours Total Credit Hours Restricted electives Course ACC 113 BBG 210 BIO 113 BES 218 BMK 220 BMK 201 CHE 111 COM 171 CSC 101 CSC 110 EXS 101 EXS 102 EXS 227 HSE 151 PSY 111 PSY 109 Title Principles of Financia

NUTRITION Program Mission To prepare graduates with entrylevel skills, competence, and flexibility to compete successfully in a dynamic employment market wherever food, nutrition, and wellness are emphasized. Program Goals 1. The program will prepare graduates to be competent entrylevel dietetic technicians. 2. To provide a Dietetic Technology program that maintains a high level of student retention. 3. The program will offer quality instruction and comprehensive services to a diverse student po

Graduation Requirements In addition to the Colleges general requirements, this program requires a minimum grade of C in each and all science and programspecific courses. The student must also successfully complete all of the program competencies and must pass the National Restaurant Association Sanitation exam. The program coordinator reserves the right to recommend to the College the withdrawal of a student from the Dietetic Technology program whose health, clinical performance, attendance, or

RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGY PROGRAMS The field of Radiologic Technology includes some of the most rapidly advancing careers in modern medicine. Recent changes in technology, the everincreasing use of highly sophisticated equipment, and the expansion of radiology departments throughout the nation have created a large demand for individuals educated in this field. Gateway Community College is helping to meet this demand by offering programs in four areas of radiologic technology. The Radiography and Rad

Graduation Requirements In addition to the Colleges general requirements, the programs require a minimum grade of C in each and all mathematics, science, prerequisite, and programspecific courses. Students must also successfully complete all of the programs published clinical competencies. Graduates are eligible to apply for admission to the certification examination in Radiologic Technology administered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technology Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification

DIAGNOSTIC MEDICAL SONOGRAPHY Associate in Science A description of admissions requirements are available from the Allied Health Division and online at GatewayCT.edu. The associate degree program in Diagnostic Medical Sonography DMS provides individuals with the academic and technical skills necessary to perform abdominal, obstetrical and gynecological, and vascular sonography procedures. Upon completion of the twoyear program plus one year of clinical education, students will be eligible to app

Freshman Year Winter Intersession 40 hrs.week at affiliates Course DMS 113 Title Clinical Internship I Total Semester Credit Hours Freshman Year Spring Semester Practicum at affiliates Tuesday and Thursday Course COM 171 CSC 101 DMS 102 DMS 103 DMS 112 RST 217 Title Fundamentals of Human Communication Introduction to Computers Sonographic Physics and Instrumentation I Sonographic Imaging and Lab Clinical Practicum II Clinical Pathology Total Semester Credit Hours Summer Session Clinical In

NUCLEAR MEDICINE TECHNOLOGY Associate in Science The Associate in Science degree and certificate programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology prepare students for employment as nuclear medicine technologists in hospitals, medical offices, or ambulatory clinics. Upon completion of the program, the student may apply to take the certifying board examinations administered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technology Nuclear Medicine and the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board NMTCB. The

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS Freshman Year NOTE Required orientation sessions will be scheduled during the summer before entry into the program. Fall Semester Practicum at affiliates Tuesday and Thursday Course ENG 101 MAT 172 NMT 101 NMT 102 NMT 111 PHY 111 Title Composition College Algebra Introduction to Nuclear Medicine Nuclear Medicine Procedures I Clinical Practicum I Physics for the Life Sciences Total Semester Credit Hours Title Clinical Internship I Total Semester Credit Hours Title Fundamen

NUCLEAR MEDICINE TECHNOLOGY Certificate The certificate program in Nuclear Medicine Technology is designed to prepare students for employment as nuclear medicine technologists in hospitals, medical offices, or ambulatory clinics. Upon completion of the program, the student may apply to take the certifying board examinations administered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technology Nuclear Medicine and the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board NMTCB. The program requires approximat

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS Freshman Year Fall Semester Practicum at affiliates Tuesday and Thursday Course NMT 102 NMT 111 Title Nuclear Medicine Procedures I Clinical Practicum I Total Semester Credit Hours Freshman Year Spring Semester Practicum at affiliates Tuesday and Thursday Course NMT 112 NMT 121 NMT 201 Title Clinical Practicum II Physics in Nuclear Medicine Nuclear Medicine Procedures II Total Semester Credit Hours Summer Session Practicum at affiliates Monday through Friday, May throu

RADIATION THERAPY Associate in Science The associate degree program in radiation therapy is based on twentytwo 22 months of full time study. The curriculum includes didactic and supervised clinical education to assure sufficient opportunity to achieve all didactic and clinical requirements. Students are assigned on a rotating basis to the following clinical education centers YaleNew Haven Hospital, Hospital of St. Raphael New Haven and Hamden sites, Bridgeport Hospital, Danbury Hospital, and Law

Freshman Year Spring Semester Clinical Practicum at hospital Tuesday and Thursday Course COM 171 PSY 111 RDT 102 RDT 112 RST 213 Elective Title Fundamentals of Human Communication General Psychology I Radiation Therapy II Clinical Practicum II Radiation Physics Fine Arts Total Semester Credit Hours Credits 3 3 3 1 3 3 16 Summer Session 40 hrs.week at clinical affiliates Monday through Friday, May through August Course RDT 126 Title Clinical Internship II Total Semester Credit Hours Sophomo

RADIOGRAPHY Associate in Science The Associate Degree program in Radiography prepares students for employment as entrylevel Radiographers in hospitals, outpatient facilities, medical offices, community health agencies, or industrial concerns where radiation is used for quality control. Upon completion of the program, the student may apply to take the certifying board examination administered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technology Radiography. The program requires approximately twenty

Freshman Year Spring Semester Clinical practicum held at clinical affiliates Tuesdays and Thursdays from 800 am 430 pm or 400 pm 1000 pm as assigned Course COM 171 RAD 194 RAD 204 RST 213 Elective Title Fundamentals of Human Communication Clinical Practicum II Radiographic Anatomy and Procedures II Radiation Physics Fine Arts Total Semester Credit Hours Credits 3 1 3 3 3 13 Summer Session 40 hrs.week at clinical affiliates from 800 am 430 pm or 400 pm to 1000 pm as assigned Course RAD 188

ART STUDIO ART Associate in Science The Studio Art program provides a strong basic foundation in the visual arts along with a background in general education. Furthermore, it prepares students for continued study or for employment by enabling them to build a portfolio of artwork that exhibits their proficiency in Studio Art. For students seeking greater personal and creative fulfillment, this program also promotes art as an avocation. For more information, call Nicholas Halko at 203 2852241 or e

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS Course ART 109 ART 111 ART 112 ART 121 ART 122 ART 131 ART 141 ART 151 Elective A Title Color Theory Drawing I Drawing II Two Dimensional Design Three Dimensional Design Sculpture I Photography I Painting I Humanities Total Credit Hours Courses in Option Course ART 152 ART 251 Elective X Elective B or X Title Painting II Painting III Studio Art Art History Total Credit Hours Electives A Selected with advisement by the Program Coordinator Electives B Art History Electi

STUDIO ART GRAPHIC DESIGN OPTION Associate in Science The Studio Art Graphic Design Option program provides a strong basic foundation in the visual arts along with a background in general education. Furthermore, it prepares students for continued studies or employment by enabling them to build a portfolio of artwork that exhibits a degree of proficiency in graphic design. For students seeking greater personal and creative fulfillment, this program will also promotes art as an avocation. For more

Courses in Option Course GRA 151 GRA 252 GRA 241 Elective Z Title Graphic Design I Graphic Design II Digital Page Design I Graphic Design Total Semester Credit Hours Total Credit Hours Credits 3 3 3 3 12 6667 Electives A Selected with advisement by the Program Coordinator Electives Z Graphic Design Electives Course ART 113 ART 142 ART 176 GRA 231 GRA 237 Elective Prerequisite required Title Figure Drawing I Photography II Digital Video Art I Digital Imaging Computer Graphics Graphic Desi

AUTOMOTIVE ALTERNATIVE ENERGY TRANSPORTATION TECHNOLOGY Certificate The Alternative Energy Transportation Technology program will provide students with entrylevel mechanical skills required to fill technical jobs in alternative energy transportation operations and to perform overall performance evaluations of the most commonly deployed alternative energy systems used in transportation. Mechanical skills for work to be performed on these systems will be taught in a laboratory environment in which

ALTERNATIVE FUEL VEHICLE Certificate The Alternative Fuel Vehicle program is a cooperative venture among Gateway Community College, the New England Gas Association NEGA, and the Connecticut Gas Companies. Classes address the preparation of a vehicle for conversion to compressed natural gas installing natural gas components, fuel systems, and emission control devices maintenance procedures for needed repairs inspection of emission control devices and fuel storage and delivery systems. Furthermore

AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM OUTCOMES Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates should be able to Apply language arts and communications skills related to the occupation, including but not limited to reading, writing, and oral communication Perform mathematics related to the occupation, including but not limited to algebra, arithmetic, decimals, and graphs Use scientific methods and critical thinking to solve problems related to the occupation, i

AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY GENERAL MOTORS AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE EDUCATION PROGRAM ASEP Associate in Applied Science The Automotive Service Education Program ASEP was designed by General Motors and Gateway Community College. This unique, cooperative program trains students for a challenging career in a General Motors and AC Delco sponsored automotive repair facilities. Through a special arrangement, students attend classes and labs at the North Haven Campus and then work fulltime at a sponsoring GM or A

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS Freshman Year Fall Semester Course AUT 112 AUT 116 AUT 118 AUT 161 ENG 101 MAT 115 Title GM Specifications GM Suspension and Steering GM Brakes GM Internship 1A Composition Math for Science Technology Total Semester Credit Hours Credits 2 3 3.5 1 3 3 15.5 Winter Intersession Session Course AUT 162 Title GM Internship 1B Credits 1 Freshman Year Spring Semester Course AUT 110 AUT 114 AUT 163 CET 116 COM 171 Summer Session Course AUT 171 Title GM Internship 2 Credits 3

GENERAL AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY Associate in Applied Science Degree The objective of the General Automotive Technology Degree Program is to train those seeking employment in the field of automotive technician. It will prepare students for entrylevel employment as automotive technicians as well as training for students already employed. The Automotive Mechanic and Technician field is one of the highest employment areas in the State. The intent of the program is to meet the growing need of technicia

Freshman Year Fall Semester Course AUT 132 AUT 136 AUT 138 ENG 101 MAT 115 Title Specifications Suspension and Steering Brakes Composition Math for Science and Technology Total Semester Credit Hours Freshman Year Spring Semester Course AUT 130 AUT 134 CET 116 COM 171 Elective Title Engine Repair Electrical Systems Computer Applications for Technology Fundamentals of Human Communication AUT or AFV noninternship Total Semester Credit Hours Summer Semester Course AUT 170 Title Internship 2 Cre

GENERAL AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY Certificate The objective of the General Automotive Technology Certificate Program is to train highlyskilled automotive technicians through a college training and internship program. The intent of the program is to meet the growing need of technicians in the college service region. This program furthers the colleges mission to respond to the changing academic, occupational, technological,...needs by offering a broad range of credit...technical and career...programs

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS Freshman Year Fall Semester Course AUT 130 AUT 132 AUT 134 AUT 136 AUT 138 Title Engines Automotive Specifications Electrical Systems Frames Suspension Brakes Total Semester Credit Hours Freshman Year Spring Semester Course AUT 231 AUT 233 AUT 237 AFV 238 Title Fuel Systems Manual Transmission Transaxles Heating Air Conditioning Hybrid Vehicle Total Semester Credit Hours Summer Semester Course AUT 170 Title Internship II Credits 4 Credits 3.5 3.5 3.5 3 13.5 Credits 3

ADVANCED AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY Certificate The Advanced Automotive Technology Certificate program was designed by Gateway Community College. This unique cooperative program provides an opportunity for students to attend all classes and labs at the North Haven Campus and work full time in a sponsoring dealership or garage. The courses in this program are transferable to the Associate in Applied Science degree in Automotive Technology. ADVANCED AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY CERTIFICATE PROGRAM OUTCOMES U

AVIATION AVIATION MAINTENANCE TECHNOLOGY Associate in Science To be eligible for an Associate in Science degree in the Aviation Maintenance Technology Program, a student must successfully complete a Federal Aviation Agency FAA approved Airframe and Powerplant Mechanics program that is offered at FAA approved schools and have an active license. Thirty credits will be granted to individuals who have an active FAA license. An additional thirtytwo 32 credits of college instruction must be completed

BUSINESS BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION Associate in Science The complexity of business demands a constant supply of trained managers and administrators. This career program prepares students for managerial and administrative responsibilities. This program includes both the basic concepts of business management and the fundamental tools of management that are common to both the private and public sectors of the economy. For more information, call the Business Department Chairperson, Richard Rees at 203

Sophomore Year Fall Semester Course ACC 114 or ACC 117 BMK 201 BMG 202 ECN 102 Elective Title Principles of Financial Accounting II Principles of Managerial Accounting Principles of Marketing Principles of Management Microeconomics Natural Science Total Semester Credit Hours Credits 3 3 3 3 34 1516 Sophomore Year Spring Semester Course BBG 200 BBG 232 or BBG 240 or BMG 210 BFN 201 ECN 101 Elective Title Principles of Business Statistics Business Law II Business Ethics Organizational Behavio

BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION ACCOUNTING OPTION Associate in Science The complexity of society requires trained personnel to interpret and manage the fiscal aspects of business and industry. The curriculum of the Business Administration Accounting Option is designed to be either a transfer program or a career program. Careeroriented students are prepared for entrylevel positions in public and private accounting. Students may also consider transferring credit earned in this program toward a Bachelors d

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS Freshman Year Fall Semester Course ACC 113 BBG 231 ENG 101 MAT 137 Elective Title Principles of Financial Accounting I Business Law I Composition Intermediate Algebra Social Science Total Semester Credit Hours Freshman Year Spring Semester Course ACC 114 BBG 232 or BBG 240 or BMG 210 ENG 102 CSA 135 Elective Title Principles of Financial Accounting II Business Law II or Business Ethics or Organizational Behavior Literature Composition Spreadsheets Natural Science Total

ACCOUNTANTS ASSISTANT Certificate This program is for the mature individual who has previous office experience and is seeking additional skills. Upon completion of this program, the Accountants Assistant can assume full charge of a set of books for accounts of small or medium businesses and nonprofit organizations. The Accountants Assistant performs duties under the supervision and direction of internal andor public accountants. For more information, call the Business Department Chairperson, Ric

BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION MANAGEMENT OPTION Associate in Science The Business Administration Management Option helps meet the growing need for qualified supervisory and entrylevel managers in the Greater New Haven area. BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION MANAGEMENT OPTION PROGRAM OUTCOMES Upon successful completion of all program requirements, the graduate should be able to Review the historical development of management theories and relate them to current managerial thought Use the planning proce

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS Freshman Year Fall Semester Course BBG 231 COM 171 ENG 101 MAT 137 Elective Title Business Law I Fundamentals of Human Communication Composition Intermediate Algebra Social Science Total Semester Credit Hours Freshman Year Spring Semester Course ACC 113 BMG 202 CSA 135 ENG 102 Elective Title Principles of Financial Accounting Principles of Management Spreadsheet Applications Literature and Composition Natural Science Total Semester Credit Hours Sophomore Year Fall Semes

MANAGEMENT Certificate The Management Certificate allows the student to focus on the specific skills needed for success in todays workplace. It is designed for those who do not have the time to pursue a degree program but want to improve their managerial skills. Those students interested in continuing their studies will be able to use all credits earned in this program toward a degree in the Business Administration Management Option. MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATE PROGRAM OUTCOMES Upon successful compl

BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION MARKETING OPTION Associate in Science The Business Administration Marketing Option is designed to fulfill the needs of two groups of individuals students who intend to explore career opportunities in marketingrelated fields and students who are presently in business and desire to supplement their practical experience with an effective marketing education. Students who complete this option may seek immediate employment or may transfer to a fouryear institution. BUSINESS A

BUSINESS OFFICE TECHNOLOGY BUSINESS OFFICE TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM OUTCOMES Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates should be able to Demonstrate technical proficiency in office applications software including word processing, operating system, electronic spreadsheet, database management, integrated office applications and presentation graphics. Exhibit verbal, nonverbal and written communication skills. Key and format business documents and demonstrate proofreading

BOT ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT OPTION Associate in Science The role of the administrative assistant requires technical proficiency in the office applications including word processing, electronic spreadsheet, database management and presentation graphics. Being successful in todays global business environment also requires a variety of soft skills and a general education foundation. For more information, call the Program Coordinator, Lucille Flores at 203 2852177 or email at lfloresgatewayct.edu.

BOT ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT Certificate This is a skillsoriented sequence for students who do not wish to pursue an associate degree option. However, credits earned as part of this certificate program may be applied to the associate degree options in Business Office Technology. This program is tailored to meet individual needs. Students with excellent keyboarding skills may substitute electives for keyboarding courses. Emphasis is placed on the basic administrative and soft skills necessary to

BOT ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT FOREIGN LANGUAGE OPTION Associate in Science Many United Statesbased companies have offices in other countries or conduct business with foreign companies. As a result, an increasing number of positions are becoming available for administrative assistants who are able to read, write, and speak a foreign language. The foreign language option allows students to begin or continue the study of Italian, French, or Spanish while perfecting their administrative skills. For m

BOT CUSTOMER SERVICE TECHNOLOGY Certificate This program prepares students for entrylevel customer service representative positions. It provides training in technological and soft skills required for excellence in customer service satisfaction. For more information, call the Program Coordinator, Lucille Flores at 203 2852177 or email at lfloresgatewayct.edu. PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS Course BBG 210 BMK 201 BMK 220 BMK 285 BOT 111 BOT 137 CSA 135 BOT 251 COM 171 COM 172 Title Business Communicati

BOT LEGAL ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT OPTION Associate in Science The duties of a legal administrative assistant vary considerably depending on the specialty of the law office. However, all legal administrative assistants should be able to prepare time sheets indicating the hours an attorney spends on behalf of various clients prepare clients fee and disbursement statements and prepare appropriate documents for real estate, probate, corporate, tax, civil or criminal litigation, and domestic matters

BOT MEDICAL ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT OPTION Associate in Science The duties of a medical administrative assistant will vary among medical office environments such as hospitals, outpatient facilities, urgent or walkin medical clinics and physician practices. In addition to regular office duties, a medical administrative assistant performs specialized tasks. These tasks include appointment scheduling, medical record management paper or electronic health information, billing and accounts payable se

BOT MEDICAL ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT Certificate The Medical Administrative Assistant Certificate prepares students to work in a medical office or hospital. In addition to regular office duties, a medical administrative assistant performs specialized tasks. Emphasis is placed on medical coding and medical transcription skills. Training is provided using state of the art medical office software. For more information, call the Program Coordinator, Lucille Flores at 203 2852177 or email at lfloresg

CONNECTICUT COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY Connecticuts College of Technology is an innovative course of study for men and women considering a career in the challenging and rewarding fields of engineering and technology. It is an integrated curriculum at Connecticuts public and private colleges and universities, allowing individuals to begin their studies at Gateway Community College and progress directly into a bachelors degree program at a fouryear university. The curriculum consists of two distinct pa

ENGINEERING SCIENCE Associate in Science Leading to the School of Engineering at the University of Connecticut, University of New Haven, University of Hartford, Fairfield University or Central Connecticut State University. PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS Freshman Year Fall Semester Course CAD 108 CHE 121 ECN 101 ENG 101 MAT 254 Title CAD Introduction General Chemistry I Macroeconomics Composition Calculus I Total Semester Credit Hours Freshman Year Spring Semester Course CET 124 CHE 122 PHY 221 MAT 25

TECHNOLOGICAL STUDIES Associate in Science Leading to the School of Technology at Central Connecticut State University and Charter Oak State College. PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS Freshman Year Fall Semester Course CSC 101 ENG 101 MAT 175 PHY 121 PSY 111 Title Introduction to Computers Composition College Algebra and Trigonometry General Physics I General Psychology I Total Semester Cred