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GCC Catalog 20142015

Table of ConTenTs WelCome aCademiC Calendar inTroduCTion appliCaTion and admission proCedures paymenT poliCies finanCial aid sCholarships aCademiC poliCies and proCedures regisTraTion WorkforCe developmenT ConTinuing eduCaTion greaT CenTer learning supporT serviCes sTudenT supporT serviCes general eduCaTion requiremenTs degree CerTifiCaTe programs Course desCripTions direCTory personnel index direCTions 2 3 4 11 15 20 25 26 38 40 44 50 54 186 258 261 280 284 The college reserves the right t

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 2014 2015 fall 2014 August 25 27 August 28 September 1 September 2 September 8 October 13 October 24 November 7 November 14 November 26 November 27 November 28 November 30 December 11 December 12 18 December 22 December 26 Professional Week Extended Registration before Classes Begin Professional Day Labor Day COLLEGE CLOSED First Day of Regular Semester Classes Begin Last Day to Add Classes Until 400 pm Columbus Day COLLEGE CLOSED MidTerm Deficiency Reports Due from Facul

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

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

Ch. 3 30. In general, it is best to assume that classes will remain in session unless a specific announcement is made to cancel classes andor close the College. For the most uptodate information, watch your local television station or listen to one of the radio stations listed for closure updates. NOTIFICATION OF RIGHTS UNDER THE FAMILY EDUCATIONAL RIGHTS AND PRIVACY ACT FERPA The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act FERPA affords students certain rights with respect to their education re

4. The right to refuse to permit the College to release directory information about the student, except to school officials with a legitimate educational interest and others as indicated in paragraph 3 above. To do so, a student exercising this right must notify the Office of Registrar in writing location to be inserted by each College. Once filed, this notification becomes a permanent part of the students record until the student instructs the College, in writing, to remove it. 5. The right to

COMPUTER USE POLICY OF GATEWAY COMMUNITY COLLEGE This Computer Use Policy governs all computer users at Gateway Community College and outlines the acceptable use of its computer resources. The policy has been formulated in accordance with the state of Connecticut, Department of Information Technology acceptable use policy, Connecticut software management policy and Connecticut General Statute 53, sections 451453. Violation of this Computer Use Policy may result in a loss of access privileges as

4. Downloading or distributing any software from the Internet without the prior consent of the Information Technology department. Examples of such downloads include, but are not limited to, screen savers, wallpapers, games, web cams, sharewarefreeware programs, and PowerPoint slides 5. 6. 7. 8. Engagement in chatrooms, instant messaging, or threaded discussions on the Internet, except for legitimate academic purposes Violating federal or state law, including copyright regulations Concealing o

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

Exemptions will be granted only Individuals born in the United States before January 1, 1957 are exempt from supplying MMRV Individuals born in the U.S. prior to January 1, 1980 are exempt from providing Varicella Individuals born in the United States between January 1, 1957 and January 1, 1980 are exempt from supplying Varicella only Need proof of MMR Laboratory confirmation to such disease titer test Documentation from a physician stating that the student is medically contraindicated f

2. Degree and certificate credit shall be granted for credit courses completed with a letter grade of Cminus or better, or with a grade of P Pass. Such credit courses shall be accepted only for credit, and letter grades assigned by other institutions shall not be recorded or included in computations of student grade point averages. 3. Notwithstanding the number of degree or certificate credits which shall be granted in accordance with the foregoing, the student must complete at least twentyfi

Admissions OF NEBHE Students The Board of Trustees adopts the following recommendations of the New England Board of Higher Education NEBHE for reciprocity among the New England states through the New England regional student program, with the reservation that priorities go to Connecticut students in the event of budget andor space limitations Nonresident students whose traveling time would be less if attending a Connecticut community college than if attending a similar instate institution are

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 When to Pay Full payment is due at registration Failure to pay

Checks returned by the bank Checks that are returned from a bank for any reason must be replaced with cash, money order or bank check within seven days one week of the colleges receipt of notification by the bank. A fee of 25 will also be charged to the students account. In addition your class schedule may be cancelled which may not result in any reduction of your charges. Tuition Installment Payment Plan GCC offers a Tuition Installment Payment Plan for students with accounts in good standing

College Service Fee Connecticut Resident Nonresident New England Regional Student Program Parttime Student Per Semester hour through 11 hours Student Activity Fee College Service Fee Connecticut Resident 1 Credit 2 Credits 3 Credits 4 Credits 5 11 Credits College Service Fee NonResident 1 Credit 2 Credits 3 Credits 4 Credits 5 11 Credits College Service Fee New England Regional Student Program 1 Credit 2 Credits 3 Credits 4 Credits 5 11 Credits 108.00 117.00 126.00 133.50 Varies ea. addl c

Tuition and Fee Notes Allied Health and Nursing students who pay Clinical Program fees are exempt from Laboratory fees for DMS, NMT, NSG, RAD, RDT, and RST lab courses. NTR students pay Laboratory Fees for NTR 210 and NTR 202. OnlineDistance Learning courses are charged Connecticut Resident Tuition rates. No student who has an unpaid account at any state community college may register at that same college or any other state community college. TUITION AND FEE WAIVERS Senior Citizen Waivers for In

Return of Title IV Funds The College maintains a fair and equitable refund policy as mandated by the U.S. Department of Education regulations. These refund and repayment rules apply only to students who withdraw completely andor otherwise fail to complete the current period of enrollment. Please refer to the appropriate section in this catalog or speak with a Financial Aid Officer for more details. Armed Service Enlistment 100 refund of Tuition and Fees will be granted to any student who enters

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

Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant The FSEOG Program provides needbased grants to lowincome undergraduate students to promote access to postsecondary education. Institutional financial aid administrators at participating institutions have substantial flexibility in determining the amount of FSEOG awards to provide students who are enrolled or accepted for enrollment. Priority is given to those students with exceptional need those with the lowest EFCs at the institution and those

RETURN OF TITLE IV FUNDS The College maintains a fair and equitable refund policy, as mandated by the US Department of Education regulations. These refund and repayment rules only apply to students who official withdraw completely andor otherwise fail to complete the current period of enrollment with an earned grade unofficially withdrawn. Federal Title IV regulations require the calculation of the return of Title IV Funds that are not earned by the student in a given semester. These regulations

Maximum Credit Hours A student may receive financial aid for any attempted credits in hisher program of study that do not exceed 150 of the published length of the students educational program at the college. For example, a student enrolled in a 60credit degree program may receive financial aid for a maximum of 90 attempted credit hours. Similarly, a student enrolled in a 30credit certificate program may receive financial aid for a maximum of 45 attempted credit hours. Any attempted credits at t

Should an appeal be approved and the student is not mathematically able to return to satisfactory academic progress at the conclusion of subsequent enrollment period, a Financial Aid Administrator will devise and appropriate academic plan for the upcoming semester with the student. For example the terms of an academic plan may be as follows Register and successfully complete all credits with a minimum term GPA of 2.0 or better. At the end of the semester, grades will be evaluated. If the student

SCHOLARSHIPS INCLUDE Philomena M. Abell Scholarship Alumni Association Scholarship Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Scholarship ATT Scholarship Atluru Family Foundation Scholarship Margaret Bauer Business Scholarship Michael Cannella Scholarship CASASME Scholarship Annie E. Casey Foundation Scholarship Frederick A. DeLuca Foundation Scholarship Todd Dogolo Scholarship Richard Fiore Scholarship First Niagara Scholarship Stan Fivekiller Memorial Scholarship GMEN Scholarship Rose Guerrera Scholars

ACADEMIC POLICIES AND PROCEDURES REGISTRATION 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 noti

CHANGING YOUR CLASS SCHEDULE You are urged to seek advice from an academic advisor if you have any questions about changing your classes. Making changes to your course load or schedule without consulting an advisor may slow progress toward your educational goals. However, the permission of an advisor is not required to change sections of the same course. To add or drop a course, or change to another section of the same course, you must complete the AddDrop procedure. See AddDrop Procedure. ADDD

A course Withdrawal or Incomplete shall make the student ineligible for Deans List recognition that semester. Upon completion of the Incomplete, the student may be recognized retroactively. Students who are in a probationary status are not eligible for Deans List recognition, even if their cumulative grade point average might otherwise make them eligible. GRADUATION HONORS Students with exemplary academic performance shall be recognized at graduation with the following designations High

ACADEMIC SUSPENSION A suspended student must wait at least one 1 semester before applying for readmission.After academic suspension, readmitted students who wish to enroll again must comply with the following criteria a receive counseling, b acquire a C average in courses attempted during given semester in order to show academic progress and c be limited to a maximum of two 2 courses until a 2.0 accumulative GPA is achieved. The appeals process is initiated through the Counseling and Student Suc

GRADES All colleges will use the same system of values for grades awarded. Values to be used for all calculations of grades, averages, and related matters, are as follows A AB B BC 4.0 3.7 3.3 3.0 2.7 2.3 C CD D DF 2.0 1.7 1.3 1.0 0.7 0.0 Temporary Grade I Incomplete Administrative Trasnscipt Notations AU N P Audit No Grade Pass The Grade Point Average GPA shall be calculated to two decimal places, based on quality points and the number of credits attempted. To determine the number of quality

Administrative Transcript Notations AU Audit An administrative transcript notation for students auditing a course. Students not wishing credit may audit a course. This status will allow them to participate in class activities without being required to meet the examination requirements of the course. Students may ask to have papers critiqued, but faculty members are not required to grade an auditors course work. Full tuition and fees are charged for courses audited. A student who wishes to chang

Grades with an asterisk before the Fall 2004 or Grades with a carrot starting with the Fall 2004 These administrative transcript notations indicate the Fresh Start Option has been invoked. Those grades will not be calculated into the students GPA, but any course in which the student received a grade of C or above can be used to satisfy graduation requirements. Grades with a pound sign This administrative transcript notation indicates the courses are developmental and do not carry any cre

2. All grades previously earned will remain on the students transcript. The semesters for which Fresh Start is invoked will include a transcript symbol indicating that the policy is in effect. The original GPA will not be included in any subsequent computation of the new GPA. If the Fresh Start option is approved, the student will receive credit for courses with a grade of Cminus or above, including P Pass. 3. 4. 5. 6. The Fresh Start option can be used only once. The Fresh Start option does

INDEPENDENT STUDY Independent Study provides special opportunities beyond the course offerings of the catalog. To be eligible, a students cumulative grade point average must be 3.0 or better. Interested students must fill out an Independent Study form, describing the objectives, justification of the study, nature of the learning outcomes, learning methodology, and evaluative criteria. After the form has been completed, it must be signed by the instructor and the student. The student must then su

Characteristics of successful online students Highly motivated, organized, independent learners Possess good time management skills Have good reading, writing and communication skills Are able to perform basic computer literacy skills keyboarding, web browsing, word processing, email, attaching files, etc. Have regular and reliable access to a computer with Internet access DSL or cable recommended. You will automatically receive an email with helpful introductory information when you regis

Assessment by Portfolio Prior learning may also be assessed by review of a portfolio that demonstrates satisfactory competence in one or more courses in the college catalog. The student must enroll in a portfolio preparation workshop and compile a portfolio that includes a list of relevant learning experiences, detailed descriptions of skills corresponding to competencies taught in the college courses, and relevant supporting documentation. The portfolio must demonstrate that the skills learned

TRANSCRIPTS Students desiring to have official transcripts of grades mailed to other educational institutions must complete a Request on mycommmet or a Request of Transcript form in the Records Office. The form may be downloaded from the www. website. Official transcripts will be mailed directly to other educational institutions. One to two weeks are necessary to process such requests. Two weeks before and after a semester begins or ends, it will be a minimum of two weeks to proces

WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT CONTINUING EDUCATION The GREAT Center The Workforce Development Continuing Education Department is now The GREAT Center, Gateways Resource, Education and Training Center. The GREAT Center includes Business Industry Services, the Workforce Development Institute, the Step Forward program, and Continuing Education Personal Development. Fastpaced training in high growth occupations and customized programs built to suit the scheduling, budget and professional development nee

WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE Coordinator 203 2852302 The Workforce Development Institute offers noncredit certificate programs to dislocated workers, those who need updated or additional industryrecognized credentials, and those seeking entrylevel skills that lead to employment or higherlevel education. Full certificate programs are approved by the regional Workforce Investment Board and meet the criteria for inclusion on the Connecticut Department of Labors Eligible Training Program List ETP

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

COMPUTER RESOURCES Computerequipped classrooms and laboratories for the college curriculum and workshops are located conveniently throughout the campus in both the North and South buildings. All computers are linked by a highspeed network that provides access to printer, internet and other necessary computer services. The campus has more than 30 computer classrooms. There are general purpose computer classrooms designed for the colleges general curriculum, and programspecific computer classrooms

EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGIES Telephone 203 2852268 The Office of Educational Technologies provides support to motivate and enable the College to enrich the learning process through technology. The office serves as a campus resource for information on emerging and evolving educational technologies, coordinates comprehensive media services, and assists in the electronic dissemination of information. The office coordinates andor provides support for the following Videoconference Center College

INFORMATION LITERACY Information literacy is defined as the set of skills needed to find, retrieve, analyze, and use information. Library staff members provide information literacy instruction in every academic discipline. Specialized introductions to specific resources andor searching techniques for individuals, small groups, or classes may be arranged. Links to library instruction reservation forms may be found under Information for Faculty on the library website. Staff will be happy to assist

STUDENT SUPPORT SERVICES ATM Machines ATM machine is located in the North building entrance by security station. 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 credit

Employment Services An online service, College Central Network, is available on the Career Services page of the College website. This service enables students and graduates to seek employment by searching for job listings and registering their resumes. Job postings also are maintained in notebooks in both Career Services offices. Employers can list fulltime, parttime, seasonal job openings, and volunteer opportunities with the Career Services office, visit the College individually, and attend Jo

STUDENT ACTIVITIES AND LEADERSHIP PROGRAMS Telephone 203 2852208 As the center of student activity, the Office of Student Activities and Leadership Programs is an integral part of the educational mission of Gateway Community College. By offering a variety of programs and services that meet the needs of the Gateway Community, we create an environment for individuals to interact and learn from one another. We provide opportunities for student, faculty, and staff involvement in campus life and comm

COUNSELING Telephone 203 2852090 Professional Counselors are available to help students obtain the most from their college experience. GCC offers students comprehensive counseling services including personal counseling, vocational guidance, and academic counseling. Counselors are available most hours the College is in session, either on a walkin basis or by appointment. The counseling staff provides individual academic and career advising, assistance with transfer to fouryear institutions, and p

For additional information please visit www.ct.edudual Central Connecticut St University Eastern Connecticut St University Southern Connecticut St University Western Connecticut State University Applications are available in the Admissions Office and Counseling Office. University of New Haven Dual Admissions Agreement Under the Dual Admissions Agreement, GCC students with an associate degree will be guaranteed admission in

STUDENT ACCESSIBILITY SERVICES Telephone 203 2852231 Ronald Chomicz email Samantha Kusiak email Student Disability Specialist Gateway Community College is committed to ensuring that all qualified individuals with disabilities have the opportunity to participate in our educational and employment programs and services on an equal basis. College employment and admission policies prohibit discrimination against qualified persons with disabilities. The S

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

Music After successful completion of Music courses, students should have developed knowledge and appreciation of music through classroom activities, practical application, and related cultural experiences. 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 l

Understand the Values of Responsible Citizenship The ability to recognize and analyze ethical issues, make and defend ethical decisions, exhibit social responsibility by engaging in community, social, civic, or cultural service. 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 accordin

Liberal Arts Sciences Any collegelevel course in the following disciplines Anthropology ANT, Art ART nonstudio, Biology BIO, Chemistry CHE, Earth Science EAS, Economics ECN, English ENG, Environmental Science EVS, Foreign Language FRE, ITA, SPA, Geography GEO, History HIS, Mathematics MAT, Music MUS nonperformance, Philosophy PHL, Physics PHY, Political Science POL, Psychology PSY, Sociology SOC. ACADEMIC DEFINITIONS The following definitions are helpful to know when selecting your program and

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 and Dietetics Nutrition and Dietetics Diagnostic Imaging and Therapy 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

BUSINESS OFFICE TECHNOLOGY BOT Business Office Technology BOT Administrative Assistant Option BOT Administrative Assistant BOT Office Applications Skills Update BOT Customer Service Technology BOT Electronic Health Records and Coding 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, Fairfield Univ.

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 BIO 211 DNT 105 HIS 101 or HIS 102 Elective Title Anatomy Physiology I Introduction to Dental Hygiene I Western Civilization I Western Civilization II Open 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 Politics General Psychology I Total Semester Credit Hours Total Credit

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 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 Financial Accounting Fundamentals of Business Communication Physiology of Aging Starting and Managing a Small Business Sales Principles of Marketing Conc

NUTRITION AND DIETETICS 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 dive

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 Nutrition and Dietetics program whose health, clinical performance, attendance,

DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING AND THERAPY PROGRAMS The field of Radiologic Technology includes some of the most rapidly advancing careers in modern medicine. Gateway Community College responds to this offering programs in four areas of radiologic technology. The Radiography and Radiation Therapy Programs are accredited by the Board of Governors for Higher Education and the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 2850, Chicago, IL 606063182, 312 7045300, www.j

CLINICAL SITES Clinical learning experiences are planned as an integral part of the Diagnostic Imaging and Therapy courses and are held at a variety of healthcare settings. Students are responsible for arranging their own transportation and parking fees at the clinical sites. Clinical experiences may be assigned during daytime and evening hours. Assignment of clinical sites is at the discretion of the faculty. Clinical sites may require a mandatory parking fee. CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS Clinica

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

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 Title Fundamentals of Human Communication Introduction to Computers Sonographic Physics and Instrumentation I Sonographic Imaging and Lab Clinical Practicum II Total Semester Credit Hours Summer Session Clinical Internship I 40 hrs.week at

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

Radionuclide Therapy Involves patient management, preparation and administration of therapeutic radiopharmaceuticals, under the personal supervision of the Authorized User. Radiation Safety Involves, but is not limited to, educating the public while practicing techniques that will minimize radiation exposure to the patient, general public, and health care personnel, through consistent use of protective devices, shields, monitors, and other devices consistent with ALARA as low as reasonably achie

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 A Radiation Therapist delivers radiation treatment as prescribed by a physician for the treatment of disease, primarily cancer. The Radiation Therapist will monitor patients physical condition and response to treatment. The associate degree program in radiation therapy is based on twentytwo 22 months of full time study. The curriculum prepared students for employment as entrylevel Radiation Therapist in hospitals and cancer centers. Upon successful completi

RADIATION THERAPY PROGRAM OUTCOMES Upon successful completion of all Program requirements, the graduate should be able to Evaluate and assess treatment delivery components. Provide radiation therapy treatment delivery services to cure or improve the quality of life of patients by accurately delivering a prescribed course of treatment. Evaluate and assess daily the physiological and psychological responsiveness of each patient to treatment delivery. Maintain values congruent with the profess

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 Sophomore Year Fall Semester Practicum at affiliates Monday, Wednesday, and Friday Course RDT 201 RDT 202 RDT 205 RDT 211 Elective Title Radiation Oncology I Radiation Therapy III Dosimetry and Computer Asst. Treatment Planning Clinical Practicum III Humanities Total Semester Credit Hours Winter Intersession 40 hrs.week at affili

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

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS Freshman Year NOTE Required orientation sessions will be scheduled during the summer before entry into the program. Fall Semester Clinical practicum held at clinical affiliates Tuesdays and Thursdays from 800 am 430 pm or 400 pm 1000 pm as assigned Course ENG 101 MAT 115 PHY 111 RAD 104 RAD 105 RAD 193 Title Composition Mathematics for Science and Technology Physics for the Life Sciences Introduction to Radiography Radiographic Anatomy and Procedures I Clinical Practicum

Sophomore Year Fall Semester Clinical practicum held at clinical affiliates Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 800 am 430 pm or 400 pm 1000 pm as assigned Course PSY 111 RAD 196 RAD 215 RAD 203 RAD 291 Title General Psychology I Radiographic Anatomy and Procedures III Radiographic Pathology Principles of Radiographic Exposure Clinical Practicum III Total Semester Credit Hours Credits 3 3 3 3 1 13 Winter Intersession 40 hrs.week at clinical affiliates from 800 am 430 pm or 400 pm to 1000

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

Courses in Option Course ART 152 ART 251 Elective X Elective B or X Title Painting II spring course Painting III fall course Studio Art Art History Total Credit Hours Electives A Selected with advisement by the Program Coordinator Electives B Art History Electives Course ART 101 ART 102 ART 103 ART 204 Title Art History I Art History II Art History III Women Artists Credits 3 3 3 3 Credits 3 3 3 3 6364 Electives X Studio Art Electives Course ART 142 ART 132 ART 176 GRA 231 ART 299 Pre

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 InDesign 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 Film Making Digital Imaging Photoshop

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 Cre