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Auto Mechanic

Advanced Technology Vehicles Certificate of Achievement

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Watch for information on the NEW Advanced Technology Vehicle curriculum being developed by the Automotive Technology program. This curriculum includes training on hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and electric vehicles.

What is an alternative fuel? To learn about current and future technologies in the alternative fuel industry, enroll in one of the courses offered by the Automotive Technologies Program at LCC. These courses explore the newest technologies which apply to modern vehicles.

LCC's Automotive Technologies Program offers both an Advanced Technologies Vehicles Associate degree and Certificate of Achievement.

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Advanced Technology Vehicles, A.A.S.

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Watch for information on the NEW Advanced Technology Vehicle curriculum being developed by the Automotive Technology program. This curriculum includes training on hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and electric vehicles.

What is an alternative fuel? To learn about current and future technologies in the alternative fuel industry, enroll in one of the courses offered by the Automotive Technologies Program at LCC. These courses explore the newest technologies which apply to modern vehicles.

LCC's Automotive Technologies Program offers both an Advanced Technologies Vehicles Associate degree and Certificate of Achievement.

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Automotive Technologies Certificate of Achievement

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There is a need for highly skilled automotive technicians because automobiles are more complex than ever, and are being kept for a record-breaking length of time. This Certificate will give students the training needed to diagnose, repair, and maintain the automobiles of today, as well as the automobiles of tomorrow. Certificate holders may improve their employment opportunities for advancement in this or a related area. Students explore various aspects of modern automobile theory and operation, diagnosis, repair, and maintenance for all major systems of the vehicle. Students will be trained with the newest and latest tools and equipment in a realistic hands-on laboratory environment.

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Automotive Technologies, A.A.S.

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There is a need for highly skilled automotive technicians because automobiles are more complex than ever, and are being kept for a record-breaking length of time. This Associate Degree will give students the training needed to diagnose, repair, and maintain the automobiles of today, as well as the automobiles of tomorrow. Students explore various aspects of modern automobile theory and operation, diagnosis, repair, and maintenance for all major systems of the vehicle. Students will be trained with the newest and latest tools and equipment in a realistic hands-on laboratory environment.

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Automotive Technology: Advanced Electric
Drive/Alternative Fuels Certificate of Achievement

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There is a need for highly skilled automotive technicians because automobiles are more complex than ever, and are being kept for a record-breaking length of time. This Advanced Electric Drive-Alternative Fuels Certificate will give students the training needed to diagnose, repair, and maintain the automobiles of today, as well as the automobiles of tomorrow. Certificate holders may improve their employment opportunities for advancement in this or a related area. Students will study theory and operation, diagnosis, repair, and maintenance of modern automobile hybrid/electric vehicles, and alternative fueled vehicles. Students will be trained with the newest and latest tools and equipment in a realistic hands-on laboratory environment.

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Automotive Technology: Brakes and Suspension Systems Specialist Certificate of Completion

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There is a need for highly skilled automotive technicians because automobiles are more complex than ever, and are being kept for a record-breaking length of time. This Brakes and Suspension Certificate will give students the training needed to diagnose, repair, and maintain the automobiles of today, as well as the automobiles of tomorrow. Certificate holders may improve their employment opportunities for advancement in this or a related area. Students will study theory and operation, diagnosis, repair, and maintenance of modern automobile Brakes/ABS and Suspension systems. Students will be trained with the newest and latest tools and equipment in a realistic hands-on laboratory environment.

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Automotive Technology: Electrical and HVAC Diagnostic Specialist Certificate of Completion

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There is a need for highly skilled automotive technicians because automobiles are more complex than ever, and are being kept for a record-breaking length of time. This Electrical and HVAC certificate will give students the training needed to diagnose, repair, and maintain the automobiles of today, as well as the automobiles of tomorrow. Certificate holders may improve their employment opportunities for advancement in this or a related area. Students will study theory and operation, diagnosis, repair, and maintenance of modern automobile electrical and heat/air conditioning systems. Students will be trained with the newest and latest tools and equipment in a realistic hands-on laboratory environment.

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Automotive Technology: Engine and Transmission Overhaul Specialist Certificate of Completion

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There is a need for highly skilled automotive technicians because automobiles are more complex than ever, and are being kept for a record-breaking length of time. This Engine and Transmission Certificate will give students the training needed to diagnose, repair, and maintain the automobiles of today, as well as the automobiles of tomorrow. Certificate holders may improve their employment opportunities for advancement in this or a related area. Students will study theory and operation, diagnosis, repair, and maintenance of modern automobile Engines, Transmissions, and Drivelines. Students will be trained with the newest and latest tools and equipment in a realistic hands-on laboratory environment.

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Automotive Technology: Engine Performance and Drivability Specialist Certificate of Completion

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There is a need for highly skilled automotive technicians because automobiles are more complex than ever, and are being kept for a record-breaking length of time. This Engine Performance and Drivability Certificate will give students the training needed to diagnose, repair, and maintain the automobiles of today, as well as the automobiles of tomorrow. Certificate holders may improve their employment opportunities for advancement in this or a related area. Students will study the theory and operation, diagnosis, repair, and maintenance within the automobile drivability and engine performance specialty areas. Students will be trained with the newest and latest tools and equipment in a realistic hands-on laboratory environment.

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Construction Industry

Architectural Drafter

Architectural Technologist, A.A.S.

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The Architectural Technologist degree is designed to provide students with the skills to work in an entry-level position in the office of architects, engineers, and related professions. This program focuses on the varied day-to-day job responsibilities of an architectural staff member, including training in industry-standard software, construction methods, materials and practices, codes, graphic communication methods, and exposure to both residential and commercial building planning and design. In addition to gaining valuable employability skills in the classroom, the curriculum includes real-world experience via a workplace internship, giving the student a valuable “first job” in the profession of architecture.

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Architectural Technology, A.A.S.

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The Architecture Technology degree is designed to prepare students to work in entry-level positions assisting in architecture or allied disciplines such as engineering, interior design, real estate development, and construction. The curriculum provides graduates with a broad foundation of technical abilities with an emphasis on job entry skill development, computer aided design, design creativity and awareness, and problem solving.

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Civil Engineering Technician

Building Construction, A.A.S.

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The Building Construction Degree is designed to prepare students to work as entry-level foremen, superintendents, project managers, estimating/scheduling assistants, as well as laborers (masons, concrete construction, and carpenters). Building Construction professionals plan, direct, or coordinate activities related to the construction and maintenance of buildings and infrastructure. This curriculum incorporates elements required for home construction, renovation work, and small scale commercial construction. The curriculum provides graduates with a broad foundation of technical and management abilities with an emphasis on job entry skill development, estimating, scheduling, project management, and specialized technical skills related to one of six construction focus areas (masonry, concrete, framing, doors/windows/siding, roofing, and interior installation/finishes).

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Bulding Mainentance Certificate of Achievement

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Graduates of this curriculum will be well versed in all aspects of building maintenance. Building Maintenance Technicians work on systems that control temperature, humidity, and air quality of enclosed spaces. These technicians must be able to maintain the aesthetic and structural integrity of buildings. They may also be responsible for maintenance and upkeep of mechanical, plumbing, and electrical equipment, as well as grounds keeping. They should be versatile enough to do routine painting, drywall plastering, woodworking, and pool maintenance as well as some custodial work. Technicians must have a strong mechanical aptitude, be self-motivated, willing to accept challenges, have a structured approach to problem solving and the ability to work well with others.

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Civil Technology, A.A.S.

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Civil engineering technicians apply theory and principles of civil engineering in planning, designing, and overseeing the construction and maintenance of structures and facilities in the highway system. They may work at construction or survey sites, offices or in testing labs with engineers, surveyors, supervisors, managers, or skilled trade workers. The successful civil engineering technician must have a working knowledge of college algebra and trigonometry, civil drafting, communications, construction materials, surveying, and must be computer literate. Civil engineering technicians work for construction, engineering, and architecture firms, government agencies, mapping agencies, and private petroleum and mining companies.

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Electrician

Control Panel Wiring Certificate of Completion

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This certificate is designed to provide students with entry level skills in reading relay ladder logic diagrams and in the layout, mounting and terminating of equipment in control panels used in industry. The program builds a basic foundation in electrical theory, the operating characteristics of electrical controls and the connection and troubleshooting of electric motors. This curriculum would be an excellent choice for students wishing to enter the job market in the panel shop of a system or controls design firm or prepare for an industrial electrical apprenticeship. Most of the course work may be applied toward a Certificate of Achievement and/or an Associate in Applied Science Degree in Electrical Technology.

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Electrical Apprenticeship Certificate of Achievement

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This curriculum must be taken while working for an electrical contractor or other licensed employer as a registered apprentice. It is designed to provide electrical apprentices with a background in applied electrical theory and the basic skills necessary to a practicing electrician. This certificate fulfills all related trade instruction required for a United States Department of Labor, Office of Apprenticeship registered apprenticeship program in compliance with State of Michigan requirements for apprentice electricians.

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Electrical Technology - Construction Certificate of Achievement

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This certificate is designed to provide students with a background in applied electrical theory and the basic mechanical skills necessary to the practicing construction electrician.

Construction electricians install the power wiring systems in homes, stores, offices, schools or industrial facilities and are licensed by the state. Electricians must complete an apprenticeship with a licensed electrical contractor consisting of 8,000 hours of on-the-job training to become licensed. After accumulating the required hours (1000 of which are completed while at LCC) and completing two-years of related work experience, a journey electrician can take the State of Michigan exam to become a master electrician.

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Electrical Technology - Construction Pathway, A.A.S.

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Students in this program select one of three subspecialties; Construction, Automation and Control, or Power Generation. Construction electricians install electrical wiring and systems in homes, offices, stores or industrial plants. All subspecialties require mechanical aptitude, logical thinking and problem-solving skills. Employment opportunities vary with each specialty.

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Inside Wireman Apprenticeship, A.A.S.

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This curriculum is available only to individuals who have completed a formal apprenticeship program through Lansing Community College and hold JATC Inside Wireman journeyman-level status recognized by the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training. Upon completion of all the academic credit courses, the apprenticeship program will be evaluated and appropriate credit awarded. Students who have completed this apprenticeship work installing and servicing electrical wiring and systems in homes, offices, stores or industrial plants. This trade requires mechanical aptitude, logical thinking, and problem-solving skills.

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Surveying and Mapping Technicians

Geospatial Science Certificate of Achievement

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Careers related to digital mapping and land surveying have developed into the fast-growing employment sector of Geographic Information Systems (GIS). The core of GIS is the global positioning system. Data from demographic information: population statistics, street addresses, phone numbers, and land characteristics can be entered into a GIS database and extracted in the form of digital maps. These maps are used to identify land development patterns, for market analysis, crime statistics, and a host of other digital reports.

This certificate program will emphasize development of components for GIS and project design based on application areas. The certificate allows beginners to become familiar with basic principles and those with some application background to become computer proficient in GIS. Students completing this certificate may use the credits towards the Geospatial Science Technician Associate in Applied Science degree (0224).

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Geospatial Science Technician, A.A.S.

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Careers related to digital mapping and land surveying have developed into the fast-growing employment sector of Geographic Information Systems (GIS). The core of GIS is the global positioning system. Data from demographic information: population statistics, street addresses, phone numbers, and land characteristics can be entered into a GIS database and extracted in the form of digital maps. These maps are used to identify land development patterns, for market analysis, crime statistics, and a host of other digital reports.

Geospatial Science combines computer technology, mapping technologies, aerial photography, and satellite imagery with the most current environmental resource management and environmental analysis software. Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technicians work with computer drafting, design, database management, graphic design, and computer analysis. Environmental technology requirements include a working knowledge of natural systems and related regulations and their assessment, planning, restoration, and management. GIS technicians are employed with engineering and design firms, state and federal agencies, environmental firms, parks and recreation departments, and with municipalities and local government units. Students completing this curriculum may also be eligible to apply for the Certificate of Achievement in Geospatial Science (0834).

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Geospatical Science Certificate of Completion

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We designed the Geospatial Science CC for the student who wants to add computer technologies, mapping technologies, aerial photography, and satellite imagery to what they already know. The certificate is also for anyone curious about the exciting career field of Geographic Information Systems. Students will learn more about working with geography, all kinds of data, and graphic design.

This certificate program will emphasize development of components for GIS and project design based on application areas. The certificate allows beginners to become familiar with basic principles and those with some application background to become computer proficient in GIS. Students completing this certificate may use the credits towards the Geospatial Science Technician Associate in Applied Science degree (0224).

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Surveying and Materials Technology Certificate of Completion

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This certificate provides students with basic instruction in surveying and materials testing used in the civil engineering industry. Students will develop skills in operating high-tech survey equipment; using computational software; and determining the properties of density, bituminous, and concrete materials used in construction. Graduates of this curriculum are prepared for entry level work in surveying and materials testing.

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HVAC Technician

Heating and Air Conditioning Certificate of Achievement

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Students will receive instruction on how to install, service, and maintain heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration systems, including sheet metal and electrical, to prepare for entry-level positions. Students completing this certificate may use the credits towards the Heating and Air Conditioning Associate in Applied Science Degree (0836).

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Heating and Air Conditioning, A.A.S.

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Heating, Ventilating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVAC/R) technicians work on systems that control temperature, humidity, and air quality of enclosed spaces. They are required to design, install, service, and maintain the various types of equipment used to control human comfort, preservation of food products, critical medical supplies, and computer and mechanical processes in residential, commercial, industrial, and institutional environments. Technicians must have a strong mechanical aptitude, be self-motivated, willing to accept challenges, and have a structured approach to problem solving. They should also have good communication skills, the ability to work well with others, and understand all aspects of the construction trade. Students completing this curriculum may also be eligible to apply for a Certificate of Achievement in Heating and Air Conditioning (0832).

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Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Heavy Equipment Repair Technician Certificate of Achievement

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A heavy equipment repair technician is responsible for the efficient, timely, and proper repair on a variety of heavy duty construction and road equipment. The technician must be knowledgeable in the repair of all systems used in heavy equipment. The technician must be able to diagnose problems, plan repairs including required labor and parts, and then complete the repair with consideration to safety, MIOSHA, and environmental factors. A repair technician must be able to work with a minimum of supervision as repairs may be made off- site. Attention to detail and a sense of responsibility are required. Students completing this certificate may use the credits toward the Heavy Equipment Repair Technician Associate in Applied Science Degree (1055).

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Heavy Equipment Repair Technician, A.A.S.

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A heavy equipment repair technician is responsible for the efficient, timely, and proper repair on a variety of heavy-duty construction and road equipment. The technician must be knowledgeable in repair of all systems used in heavy equipment including diesel engines, fuel systems, powertrain, electronics, and hydraulics. The technician must be able to diagnose problems, plan repairs including required labor and parts, and then complete the repair. Repairs must be completed with consideration to safety, MIOSHA, and environmental guidelines. A repair technician must be able to work with a minimum of supervision as repairs may be made off site. Attention to detail and a sense of responsibility are required. Students completing this curriculum may also be eligible to apply for a certificate in Heavy Equipment Repair (1041).

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Welder

Welding Technology Certificate of Achievement

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Welding is the process of joining materials like metals or plastics to fabricate or repair products used in manufacturing, research, and application. Welding includes using hand-welding or flame-cutting equipment to weld or join metal components or to fill holes, indentations, or seams of fabricated metal products.

Students receive hands-on instruction in the basics of MIG, TIG, shielded metal arc, brazing and oxy-fuel cutting, and plasma cutting to prepare them for entry-level positions.

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Welding Technology Certificate of Completion

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Welding is the process of joining materials like metals or plastics to fabricate or repair products used in manufacturing, research, and application. Welding includes using hand-welding or flame-cutting equipment to weld or join metal components or to fill holes, indentations, or seams of fabricated metal products.

This certificate is designed to provide the basic skills needed for entry-level welding. Students following this program will learn how to perform Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW), Gas Metal Arc Welding (MIG) and Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (TIG). Welders can be found in tool and die industries, automobile manufacturing, construction industries, oil refineries, pipeline and pressure vessel industries, aircraft industries, and many more metal-related industries. All of the coursework may be applied toward the Welding Technology, Certificate of Achievement and the Welding Technology, Associate in Applied Science Degree.

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Welding Technology, A.A.S.

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Welding is many processes of fusion, adhesion, and cutting to fabricate or repair products used in manufacturing, research and application. A welding technician could also qualify for welding inspection where welding codes are applied. A welder is a skilled craftsperson with a basic knowledge of metals, applied mathematics, blueprint reading, good eyesight, self-discipline and a respect for safety. A welder also needs to work well with his/her hands and have good manual coordination. Many hours of practice and proper training in the basics of MIG, TIG, shielded metal arc, brazing and oxy-fuel cutting, and plasma cutting are necessary. Welders can be found in tool and die industries, automakers, construction, oil refineries, pipelines and pressure vessels, aircraft industries and many more metal-related industries.

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Public Service Industry

EMTs and Paramedics

Basic Emergency Medical Technician Certificate of Completion

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All Emergency Medical Services courses are approved by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. Basic Emergency Medical Technicians are members of the health care team in the pre-hospital emergency care setting. EMT personnel staff ambulances and are also employed in hospitals, industry, and other public service agencies. They are expected to respond rapidly and effectively to many forms of trauma and medical emergencies and work in close contact with emergency physicians. The job is often fast-paced and always challenging. State licensing is required. Daytime and evening course options are available to students.

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Community Paramedicine Certificate of Completion

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Community Paramedicine is an emerging profession aimed at improving the quality and access to healthcare services for underserved patients of varying cultural, religious, social, and economic backgrounds. Community Paramedicine utilizes licensed Paramedics in an expanded scope of practice to serve a wide variety of community healthcare needs. Community Paramedics are typically employed through emergency medical service agencies or hospital systems. This two semester program prepares a licensed Paramedic for an expanded scope of practice and role as a community healthcare provider. Lansing Community College collaborates with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Bureau of EMS, Trauma and Preparedness (MDHHS-BETP) to offer this program.

The Community Paramedic program is intended for licensed paramedics who have an interest in additional certification. This state-approved course combines online and in-person instruction to accommodate licensed and practicing EMS professionals. A total of 160 hours of clinical time at selected sites are required for the course. Participants who successfully complete this program receive a certificate of completion.

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Emergency Medical Services, A.A.S.

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Basic Emergency Medical Technicians are members of the health care team in the pre-hospital emergency care setting. EMT personnel staff ambulances and are employed in hospitals, industry, and other public service agencies. They are expected to respond rapidly and effectively to many forms of trauma and medical emergencies and work in close contact with emergency physicians. Paramedics are employed by advanced life support ambulances and in emergency departments and critical care units of hospitals. The job is often fast-paced and always challenging. State licensing is required at both levels.

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EMS Refresher - EMT Basic Continuing Education

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Continuing Education Healthcare courses are designed to give you the skills and knowledge needed to advance in healthcare fields. Whether you’re seeking preliminary certification or a re-certification of an existing license, our program will meet and exceed your required healthcare training.

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EMS Refresher - Paramedic Continuing Education

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Continuing Education Healthcare courses are designed to give you the skills and knowledge needed to advance in healthcare fields. Whether you’re seeking preliminary certification or a re-certification of an existing license, our program will meet and exceed your required healthcare training.

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Fire Science/Basic EMT, A.A.S.

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The Fire Science/Basic EMT Associate Degree curriculum combines the Fire Academy and EMT Academy together to prepare the student for a career in firefighting and emergency medical services. This curriculum choice appeals to local fire service agencies that provide EMS care and transportation for the sick and injured in their communities.

This degree curriculum is accredited through the International Fire Service Accreditation Congress and is for students who wish to combine fire service and emergency medical service education and training into a single degree program. This degree choice will expedite the career path of those students interested in a career within public or private agencies that require credentials in both the fire and emergency medical services fields. Students will complete certifications for Fire Fighter I & II, Basic Emergency Medical Technician, Hazardous Materials Operations, Wildland Fire Fighter II, NIMS 100 and 200, Vehicle Extrication, and Advanced Vehicle Stabilization. The fire science segment meets the state standards of the Michigan Fire Fighter Training Council's Fire Fighter I and II certification process and requires department approval to enroll in the Regional Fire Training Center at Lansing Community College. Basic EMT courses are approved by the Michigan Department of Consumer and Industry Services. An EMT Academy option is available to students.

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Paramedic Certificate of Achievement

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Emergency Medical Service providers are dispatched to the scene of an incident by an emergency dispatcher and often with-or are themselves-police and/or fire officers. EMS providers are trained to care for patients on accident scenes and on transport by ambulance to the hospital under medical direction. The EMTs and Paramedics have the emergency skills to assess a patient's condition and manage respiratory, cardiac, trauma and many medical emergencies.

This certificate is for individuals with a valid State of Michigan EMT License. The program provides education and training for advanced techniques of administering care in life- threatening conditions. Paramedics are employed by advanced life support ambulances and in emergency departments and critical care units of hospitals. State licensing is required. All Emergency Medical Services courses are approved by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.

This is a selective admission program. In order to be considered as a candidate for this program, students must meet basic admission requirements beyond those required for admission to the college.

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Preschool Teacher

Child Development and Early Education Certificate of Achievement

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This certificate program prepares individuals for positions as assistant teachers or teachers in early childhood education and care programs. The curriculum is aligned with the standards issued by the National Association for the Education of Young Children and the Michigan Early Childhood Core Knowledge and Core Competencies. Courses for the certificate can be applied toward the associate degree. This curriculum requires four semesters to complete, not including summer. Several semesters of daytime field work in early education and child care settings are required.

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Child Development and Early Education Certificate of Completion

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This certificate program prepares individuals for gainful, entry-level positions as assistant teachers, lead teachers, or program directors in early childhood education and care programs. The curriculum is aligned with the standards issued by the National Association for the Education of Young Children and the Michigan Early Childhood Core Knowledge and Core Competencies. Courses for the certificate can be applied toward the associate degree. This curriculum requires two semesters to complete, not including summer. One course of daytime field work in an early education and child care settings is required.

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Child Development and Early Education, A.A.A.

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This degree program prepares individuals to work in early childhood education and care programs as a lead teacher, teacher assistant, or program director. This program has been awarded Early Childhood Associate Degree Accreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), 1313 L St. NW, Suite 500, Washington, D.C. 20005. The curriculum is aligned with the standards issued by the National Association for the Education of Young Children and the Michigan Early Childhood Core Knowledge and Core Competencies. Students learn to plan and implement high quality, developmentally appropriate programs for all ages of children, infants through school-age, in both centers and family child care homes. Graduates of the associate degree program meet the educational requirements for childcare center program directors as specified by the State of Michigan Child Day Care Center Licensing Regulations. This degree articulates with certain Child Development/Early Education bachelor degrees. Several semesters of daytime field work in early education and childcare settings is required.

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Teaching and Education Continuing Education

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LCC Continuing Education department is pleased to announce that our institution has been approved to be a State Continuing Education Clock Hours (SCECH) sponsor. Now, educators can obtain clock hours for attending programs approved by the Michigan Department of Education. At Lansing Community College, we recognize that, as an educator, it is important to continue your professional development with quality learning opportunities. We are proud to be your professional partner in expanding your knowledge and serving our communities. Watch for new learning opportunities each semester.

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Teacher Assistant

Child Development and Early Education Certificate of Achievement

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This certificate program prepares individuals for positions as assistant teachers or teachers in early childhood education and care programs. The curriculum is aligned with the standards issued by the National Association for the Education of Young Children and the Michigan Early Childhood Core Knowledge and Core Competencies. Courses for the certificate can be applied toward the associate degree. This curriculum requires four semesters to complete, not including summer. Several semesters of daytime field work in early education and child care settings are required.

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Child Development and Early Education Certificate of Completion

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This certificate program prepares individuals for gainful, entry-level positions as assistant teachers, lead teachers, or program directors in early childhood education and care programs. The curriculum is aligned with the standards issued by the National Association for the Education of Young Children and the Michigan Early Childhood Core Knowledge and Core Competencies. Courses for the certificate can be applied toward the associate degree. This curriculum requires two semesters to complete, not including summer. One course of daytime field work in an early education and child care settings is required.

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Child Development and Early Education, A.A.A.

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This degree program prepares individuals to work in early childhood education and care programs as a lead teacher, teacher assistant, or program director. This program has been awarded Early Childhood Associate Degree Accreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), 1313 L St. NW, Suite 500, Washington, D.C. 20005. The curriculum is aligned with the standards issued by the National Association for the Education of Young Children and the Michigan Early Childhood Core Knowledge and Core Competencies. Students learn to plan and implement high quality, developmentally appropriate programs for all ages of children, infants through school-age, in both centers and family child care homes. Graduates of the associate degree program meet the educational requirements for childcare center program directors as specified by the State of Michigan Child Day Care Center Licensing Regulations. This degree articulates with certain Child Development/Early Education bachelor degrees. Several semesters of daytime field work in early education and childcare settings is required.

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Teacher Paraprofessional - Early Childhood Pathway, A.A.S.

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Teacher Paraprofessionals work under the direction of a classroom teacher in settings ranging from early childhood through elementary, middle school and high school. This curriculum meets federal requirements for teacher paraprofessionals. Some of the duties of the teacher paraprofessional include working with small groups of children on their reading, math, and writing development; collecting and recording data on student performance; using technology for instructional purposes; and carrying out the instructional objectives of the classroom teacher. In addition, the teacher paraprofessional must be able to communicate effectively with parents, students, and teachers; implement behavior management techniques; and recognize a range of special needs.

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Teacher Paraprofessional - Elementary Education Pathway, A.A.S.

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Teacher Paraprofessionals work under the direction of a classroom teacher in settings ranging from early childhood through elementary, middle school and high school. This curriculum meets federal requirements for teacher paraprofessionals. Some of the duties of the teacher paraprofessional include working with small groups of children on their reading, math, and writing development; collecting and recording data on student performance; using technology for instructional purposes; and carrying out the instructional objectives of the classroom teacher. In addition, the teacher paraprofessional must be able to communicate effectively with parents, students, and teachers; implement behavior management techniques; and recognize a range of special needs.

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Teacher Paraprofessional - Special Education Pathway, A.A.S.

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Teacher Paraprofessionals work under the direction of a classroom teacher in settings ranging from early childhood through elementary, middle school and high school. This curriculum meets federal requirements for teacher paraprofessionals. Some of the duties of the teacher paraprofessional include working with small groups of children on their reading, math, and writing development; collecting and recording data on student performance; using technology for instructional purposes; and carrying out the instructional objectives of the classroom teacher. In addition, the teacher paraprofessional must be able to communicate effectively with parents, students, and teachers; implement behavior management techniques; and recognize a range of special needs.

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Teacher Paraprofessional Certificate of Completion

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The certificate offers a foundation in educational concepts and a practical introduction to classroom management and content-area instruction. It is intended for students who may have already met federal requirements for teacher paraprofessionals by completing 60 college credits or an associate degree in a field other than education. It is also recommended as preparation for students who plan to take the state-approved exam for paraprofessionals. Courses in this certificate may also be applied toward an associate degree or transfer program leading to teacher certification.

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Teaching and Education Continuing Education

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LCC Continuing Education department is pleased to announce that our institution has been approved to be a State Continuing Education Clock Hours (SCECH) sponsor. Now, educators can obtain clock hours for attending programs approved by the Michigan Department of Education. At Lansing Community College, we recognize that, as an educator, it is important to continue your professional development with quality learning opportunities. We are proud to be your professional partner in expanding your knowledge and serving our communities. Watch for new learning opportunities each semester.

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Environmental Field Technician

Environmental Technology, A.A.S.

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Environmental Technicians may work for environmental/engineering consulting firms, local or state regulatory agencies, manufacturers, recycling and waste management companies and local utility and public service (works) departments. They perform tasks such as environmental sample collection and monitoring, instrument calibration, report writing and data management. Environmental Technicians may help clients comply with governmental environmental standards, assist in field investigations, or work as a team member on a waste or contamination site. They use computer skills to work with environmental data as well as the concepts of chemistry, biology, meteorology, geology and hydrology to help professionals determine the movement and effects of environmental contaminants.

This degree is designed for students who intend to acquire knowledge and job skills for working in the Environmental Industry. This degree is ideal for students seeking to enter the workforce and gain experience.

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Sustainability Certificate of Achievement

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This certificate curriculum promotes entry-level technical knowledge, ethics, and rationale for a world view of sustainable practices in agriculture, alternative energy, business, construction, energy usage, natural resource management, and public policy. This certificate is for individuals seeking to enhance their employability by supplementing their existing credentials.

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Firefighter

Fire Science Academy Certificate of Completion

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The Regional Fire Training Center provides the Fire Academy Certificate Program to prepare individuals in basic fire training and fitness. Successful completion leads to certification by the Michigan Fire Fighter Training Council for Fire Fighter I and II, Hazardous Materials Operations, Vehicle Extrication, Advanced Vehicle Stabilization, NIMS 100 and 200, and Wildland Fire Fighter II through the National Wildfire Coordinating Group. Students completing this certificate may apply the credits towards both the Fire Science Technology (0123) and the Fire Science/Basic EMT (1057) Associate in Applied Science degrees.

The Fire Academy program is 17 weeks in length, and consists of two Fire Science classes and one physical fitness class. The fire academy is 19 credits of a 66 credit Associates Degree in Fire Science / Basic EMT. These classes meet Monday through Friday from 7:00 am to 3:30 pm at LCC West Campus.

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Fire Science Technology - Fire Fighter Pathway, A.A.S.

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This degree program is accredited through the International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC) and provides students with three options to pursue a fire service career area. Students in this program choose one of the following subspecialty pathways to determine the courses to take each semester.

Fire Fighter pathway: This option follows a general fire service career path and meets the state standards of the Michigan Fire Fighter Training Council's Fire Fighter I and II certification process.

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Fire Science Technology - Fire Service Management Pathway, A.A.S.

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This degree program is accredited through the International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC) and provides students with three options to pursue a fire service career area. Students in this program choose one of the following subspecialty pathways to determine the courses to take each semester.

Fire Service Management pathway: This option enhances the promotional opportunities for the veteran fire service employee. Courses provide a versatile approach to fire service management.

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Fire Science/Basic EMT, A.A.S.

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The Fire Science/Basic EMT Associate Degree curriculum combines the Fire Academy and EMT Academy together to prepare the student for a career in firefighting and emergency medical services. This curriculum choice appeals to local fire service agencies that provide EMS care and transportation for the sick and injured in their communities.

This degree curriculum is accredited through the International Fire Service Accreditation Congress and is for students who wish to combine fire service and emergency medical service education and training into a single degree program. This degree choice will expedite the career path of those students interested in a career within public or private agencies that require credentials in both the fire and emergency medical services fields. Students will complete certifications for Fire Fighter I & II, Basic Emergency Medical Technician, Hazardous Materials Operations, Wildland Fire Fighter II, NIMS 100 and 200, Vehicle Extrication, and Advanced Vehicle Stabilization. The fire science segment meets the state standards of the Michigan Fire Fighter Training Council's Fire Fighter I and II certification process and requires department approval to enroll in the Regional Fire Training Center at Lansing Community College. Basic EMT courses are approved by the Michigan Department of Consumer and Industry Services. An EMT Academy option is available to students.

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Social Services Assistant

Human Services - Addiction Specialization Certificate of Achievement

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Human services workers are individuals with specialized training as a helping professional. They assist human services professional staff, such as social workers or psychologists. They may hold a wide variety of jobs in group homes and halfway houses; in mental health and correctional centers; in family, child and service agencies. Jobs may also be within programs concerned with addiction, family violence and aging.

This Certificate of Achievement provides the essential values, knowledge, and skills to promote client and community well-being. It is designed as the second certificate in an enhanced career pathway into human services. Standards from the Council for Standards in Human Services Education and the generic competencies and ethical standards from the National Organization for Human Services serve as guidelines for the course work.

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Human Services - Addiction Specialization Certificate of Completion

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Human services workers are individuals with specialized training as a helping professional. They assist human services professional staff, such as social workers or psychologists. They may hold a wide variety of jobs in group homes and halfway houses; in mental health and correctional centers; in family, child and service agencies. Jobs may also be within programs concerned with addiction, family violence and aging.

This Certificate of Completion provides the essential values, knowledge, and skills to promote client and community well-being. It is designed as the first certificate in an enhanced career pathway into human services. Standards from the Council for Standards in Human Services Education and the generic competencies and ethical standards from the National Organization for Human Services serve as guidelines for the course work.

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Human Services - Addiction Specialization, A.A.S.

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Human services workers are individuals with specialized training as a helping professional. They assist human services professional staff, such as social workers or psychologists. They may hold a wide variety of jobs in group homes and halfway houses; in mental health and correctional centers; in family, child and service agencies. Jobs may also be within programs concerned with addiction, family violence and aging.

The trained Human Services employee assists professional staff in social service and human services agencies. The associate degree is generalist in nature, with all students acquiring an education in addictions, aging, and family. This degree is part of an enhanced career pathway into the profession. The education provides the opportunity to learn the history of human services, the necessity for a Code of Ethics, structure of community agencies, the programs and services provided, and the populations served. Standards from the Council for Standards in Human Services Education, the generic competencies and the ethical standards from the National Organization for Human Services serve as guidelines for the course work. Select general education courses compliment this degree.

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Human Services - Aging Specialization Certificate of Achievement

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Human services workers are individuals with specialized training as a helping professional. They assist human services professional staff, such as social workers or psychologists. They may hold a wide variety of jobs in group homes and halfway houses; in mental health and correctional centers; in family, child and service agencies. Jobs may also be within programs concerned with addiction, family violence and aging.

This Certificate of Achievement provides the essential values, knowledge, and skills to promote client and community well-being. It is designed as the second certificate in an enhanced career pathway into human services. Standards from the Council for Standards in Human Services Education and the generic competencies and ethical standards from the National Organization for Human Services serve as guidelines for the course work.

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Human Services - Aging Specialization Certificate of Completion

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Human services workers are individuals with specialized training as a helping professional. They assist human services professional staff, such as social workers or psychologists. They may hold a wide variety of jobs in group homes and halfway houses; in mental health and correctional centers; in family, child and service agencies. Jobs may also be within programs concerned with addiction, family violence and aging.

This Certificate of Completion provides the essential values, knowledge, and skills to promote client and community well-being. It is designed as the first certificate in an enhanced career pathway into human services. Standards from the Council for Standards in Human Services Education and the generic competencies and ethical standards from the National Organization for Human Services serve as guidelines for the course work.

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Human Services - Aging Specialization, A.A.S.

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Human services workers are individuals with specialized training as a helping professional. They assist human services professional staff, such as social workers or psychologists. They may hold a wide variety of jobs in group homes and halfway houses; in mental health and correctional centers; in family, child and service agencies. Jobs may also be within programs concerned with addiction, family violence and aging.

The trained Human Services employee assists professional staff in social service and human services agencies. The associate degree is generalist in nature, with all students acquiring an education in addictions, aging, and family. This degree is part of an enhanced career pathway into the profession. The education provides the opportunity to learn the history of human services, the necessity for a Code of Ethics, structure of community agencies, the programs and services provided, and the populations served. Standards from the Council for Standards in Human Services Education, the generic competencies and the ethical standards from the National Organization for Human Services serve as guidelines for the course work. Select general education courses compliment this degree.

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Human Services - Aging Studies Certificate of Completion

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Gerontology is the study of the process of aging. Those who specialize in gerontology provide services or direct care for senior citizens. People who focus their careers in social gerontology are concerned with the older person’s relationship with society, and people who focus their careers in geriatrics deal with health and wellness needs of older people.

The Aging Studies curriculum focuses on knowledge of physical, mental, and social aspects of aging. Students are introduced to the aging process, social institutions and policies, programs and services, and providing direct services to older persons and their families. This is the first certificate in an enhanced human services career pathway. Core principles from the Association from Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE) serve as a guideline for the course work. A 2.5 grade or higher is required in all GERO and HUSE courses. General education courses require a 2.0 grade or higher.

Students continuing their education for the Human Services Certificate of Achievement or Associate Degree are required to meet with the Human Services Program Director prior to or during their first semester to obtain practicum information and application requirements for fall semester.

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Human Services - Children and Families Specialization Certificate of Achievement

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Human services workers are individuals with specialized training as a helping professional. They assist human services professional staff, such as social workers or psychologists. They may hold a wide variety of jobs in group homes and halfway houses; in mental health and correctional centers; in family, child and service agencies. Jobs may also be within programs concerned with addiction, family violence and aging.

This Certificate of Achievement provides the essential values, knowledge, and skills to promote client and community well-being. It is designed as the second certificate in an enhanced career pathway into human services. Standards from the Council for Standards in Human Services Education and the generic competencies and ethical standards from the National Organization for Human Services serve as guidelines for the course work.

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Human Services - Children and Families Specialization Certificate of Completion

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Human services workers are individuals with specialized training as a helping professional. They assist human services professional staff, such as social workers or psychologists. They may hold a wide variety of jobs in group homes and halfway houses; in mental health and correctional centers; in family, child and service agencies. Jobs may also be within programs concerned with addiction, family violence and aging.

This Certificate of Completion provides the essential values, knowledge, and skills to promote client and community well-being. It is designed as the first certificate in an enhanced career pathway into human services. Standards from the Council for Standards in Human Services Education and the generic competencies and ethical standards from the National Organization for Human Services serve as guidelines for the course work.

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Human Services - Children and Families Specialization, A.A.S.

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Human services workers are individuals with specialized training as a helping professional. They assist human services professional staff, such as social workers or psychologists. They may hold a wide variety of jobs in group homes and halfway houses; in mental health and correctional centers; in family, child and service agencies. Jobs may also be within programs concerned with addiction, family violence and aging.

The trained Human Services employee assists professional staff in social service and human services agencies. The associate degree is generalist in nature, with all students acquiring an education in addictions, aging, and family. This degree is part of an enhanced career pathway into the profession. The education provides the opportunity to learn the history of human services, the necessity for a Code of Ethics, structure of community agencies, the programs and services provided, and the populations served. Standards from the Council for Standards in Human Services Education, the generic competencies and the ethical standards from the National Organization for Human Services serve as guidelines for the course work. Select general education courses compliment this degree.

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Correctional Officer

Local Corrections Officer Certificate of Completion

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This certificate option is designed to provide entry level skills for the person who wishes to enter the job market as a Local Correctional Officer at a Sheriff Department or Local Detention Center. This curriculum meets the Michigan Coordinating and Training Council requirements. Students completing this certificate may use the credits towards the Criminal Justice, Corrections Associate in Applied Science Degree (1209). Students interested in working in State facilities should pursue the Correctional Officer Certificate of Completion (0840).

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Information Technology Industry

Network and Computer Systems Administrator

Cisco Certified Network Associate Certification Preparation (CCNA) Certificate of Completion

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The Cisco Certified Network Associate Certification Preparation (CCNA) curriculum prepares students for the CCNA certification exam. CCNA is the industry standard foundational certification for networking careers. This curriculum provides a highly concentrated training experience in computer networking and is designed for retraining and professional development. Students completing this certificate may use the credits towards the Computer Networking and Cybersecurity Associate in Business Degree (1453).

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Computer Networking and Cybersecurity, A.B.

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Networking technology binds computers and connects people with information, and information security seeks to protect this information. Students learn to design, create, and administer efficient information technology networks of data, voice, image, and video communications. Students learn to provide the technical management and support to keep systems running 24/7, and to safeguard the data they control. This degree focuses on technical competencies, as well as communication with users, management, and project planning skills. Students will be prepared to earn several industry-respected certifications. Students completing this curriculum may also be eligible to apply for certificates of completion in Cisco Certified Network Associate Certification Preparation (CCNA) (1469) and in Information Technology Foundations (0766).

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IOT Specialist Certificate of Achievement

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The IoT Specialist curriculum prepares students for a career in an expanding field caused by the Internet of Things. IoT is the integrations of sensors, switches, actuators, voice, video, image, and data into both local and global communication networks and can be found in both the enterprise, manufacturing and residential markets. This curriculum provides extensive hands-on training and prepares students for the workforce and for professional certification exams from Cisco, CompTIA and others.

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Data Security Management

Cisco Certified Network Associate Certification Preparation (CCNA) Certificate of Completion

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The Cisco Certified Network Associate Certification Preparation (CCNA) curriculum prepares students for the CCNA certification exam. CCNA is the industry standard foundational certification for networking careers. This curriculum provides a highly concentrated training experience in computer networking and is designed for retraining and professional development. Students completing this certificate may use the credits towards the Computer Networking and Cybersecurity Associate in Business Degree (1453).

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Computer Networking and Cybersecurity, A.B.

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Networking technology binds computers and connects people with information, and information security seeks to protect this information. Students learn to design, create, and administer efficient information technology networks of data, voice, image, and video communications. Students learn to provide the technical management and support to keep systems running 24/7, and to safeguard the data they control. This degree focuses on technical competencies, as well as communication with users, management, and project planning skills. Students will be prepared to earn several industry-respected certifications. Students completing this curriculum may also be eligible to apply for certificates of completion in Cisco Certified Network Associate Certification Preparation (CCNA) (1469) and in Information Technology Foundations (0766).

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IOT Specialist Certificate of Achievement

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The IoT Specialist curriculum prepares students for a career in an expanding field caused by the Internet of Things. IoT is the integrations of sensors, switches, actuators, voice, video, image, and data into both local and global communication networks and can be found in both the enterprise, manufacturing and residential markets. This curriculum provides extensive hands-on training and prepares students for the workforce and for professional certification exams from Cisco, CompTIA and others.

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Software Developer

Computer Programmer/Analyst Certificate of Completion

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This certificate provides a starting point for students interested in pursuing the Computer Programmer/Analyst Associate degree, (0113). It is designed for students who already have basic computer skills.

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Computer Programmer/Analyst, A.B.

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Programmer/analysts plan, develop, test, and document computer programs at the request of a specific user, applying knowledge of programming, project management, testing, and quality assurance techniques and computer systems. They may evaluate user requests to determine feasibility, cost, and time required, as well as compatibility with current system and computer capabilities. In addition, they read manuals, periodicals, and technical reports to develop programs that meet user requirements and to remain current with developments and standards in the information technology industry. They formulate a plan outlining steps required to develop programs and convert project specifications into program source instructions which are entered into the computer system and tested. They may write documentation and the user manual. Students completing this curriculum may also be eligible for a Certificate of Completion for Computer Programmer/Analyst (0969), Certificate of Achievement for Computer Software Tester (1633), and a Certificate of Achievement for Mobile Application Developer (1712).

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Computer Software Tester Certificate of Achievement

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Software Testing, or Software Quality Assurance, is one of many essential jobs in the computing industry. Companies need people to create software programs or applications as well as professionals to discover defects in these applications. Software testers must be knowledgeable about computers and their usage to meet the goals of the organization. They are familiar with programming and how software is put together. Knowledge of testing principles, such as test planning, test case design and implementation, test documentation, and the use of automated testing software are necessary. Soft skills are also essential to work effectively as a member of an organizational team. Students completing this certificate may use the credits towards the Computer Programmer/Analyst Associate in Business degree (0113).

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Graphic Communication - Web Design Subspecialty, A.A.A.

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A graphic designer is an artist/communicator who creatively and effectively designs informational or promotional materials for output in print, web and/or a variety of mass media situations. Artistic skills related to producing effective visual information are essential for a graphic designer. An understanding of the principles of typography, color theory, computer graphic applications, web design, and pre-press techniques is necessary. Graphic designers are employed by design studios, advertising agencies, printing companies, publishers, newspapers, sign companies, and businesses that generate their own publications. Students in this program choose either the Graphic Design or Web Design subspecialty pathway to determine the courses to take each semester.

Graphic Design is a substantial part of printed materials for the visual arts, encompassing illustration, graphic design, printing, displays and signs, advertising and photography. The commercial artist is distinguished from the fine artist in that the product of the Graphic Designer is used for a functional or "practical" purpose.

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Mobile Application Developer Certificate of Achievement

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This certificate provides students with an understanding of mobile applications (apps) and how these applications are utilized and integrated to meet specific business needs. The coursework builds a solid foundation of software development skills and introduces the specific skills needed for developing mobile applications. Students will also develop skills in the design of Android and iOS software systems, using appropriate technologies, architectures and techniques. This course work may be applied toward completion of the Computer Programmer/Analyst, Associate in Business degree (0113).

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Web Site Developer Certificate of Completion

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This certificate provides students with the technical skills necessary to use the Internet as an effective business resource, including building and maintaining commercial websites. It is designed for students who already have basic computer skills and want to specialize in Internet technology and web site design and development. This course work can be applied toward completion of the E-Business, Associate in Business Degree (0839).

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Systems Analyst

Computer Security and Controls Certificate of Completion

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Computer Security and Controls professionals plan and conduct audits of data processing and data management systems and applications to safeguard assets, ensure the accuracy of data, and promote operational efficiency. They may interview workers and examine records to gather data by following an audit plan using dedicated computer systems and software. They analyze data collected to evaluate the effectiveness of controls and determine the accuracy of reports and efficiency and security of operations. This certificate is recommended for those who are currently auditors.

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IT Support Specialist

Computer Support Specialist, A.B.

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Computer support specialists install, modify and make minor repairs to computer hardware and software systems and provide technical assistance and training to system users. They install or assist service personnel in installation of hardware and peripheral components, such as monitors, keyboards, printers, and disk drives on user's premises, following design or installation specifications. They may also load software packages into the computer; instruct users in use of equipment, software, and manuals; answer clients' inquiries concerning the systems operation; and diagnose system hardware, software, and operator problems. Students completing this curriculum may also be eligible to apply for certificates of completion in Microsoft Office Specialist (0841) and Computer Technology Basics (0844).

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Computer Support Technician, A.A.S.

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A computer support technician is highly knowledgeable in both computer hardware and software. This person must not only understand the operation of the computer system, but must also diagnose and repair the system when it fails, make upgrades, and perform preventive maintenance. A computer support technician also answers customers’ questions relating to correct use of computers or components and may install new equipment. A successful computer support technician must understand electronics, computer hardware and software, and how they work together to make the computer operate. Computer support technicians are employed in computer sales and service shops and any place a large number of computers are found. Students completing this curriculum may also be eligible to apply for a Certificate of Achievement for Computer Technician (0168).

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Computer Technician Certificate of Achievement

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This certificate provides technical knowledge and skills to repair and service computers, test computers and computer components, and diagnose causes of malfunctions. Individuals are prepared for entry-level positions. Students completing this certificate may apply the credits toward the Computer Support Technician, Associate in Applied Science degree (0743).

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Computer Technology Basics Certificate of Completion

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This certificate provides the basic classes for many Computer Information Technology Associate in Business degrees. Students will learn introductory concepts of computer usage in business. This certificate can be completed entirely online. Students completing this certificate may use the credits towards the Computer Support Specialist, Associate in Business Degree (0713).

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IOT Specialist Certificate of Achievement

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The IoT Specialist curriculum prepares students for a career in an expanding field caused by the Internet of Things. IoT is the integrations of sensors, switches, actuators, voice, video, image, and data into both local and global communication networks and can be found in both the enterprise, manufacturing and residential markets. This curriculum provides extensive hands-on training and prepares students for the workforce and for professional certification exams from Cisco, CompTIA and others.

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Graphic Designer

Graphic Communication - Web Design Subspecialty, A.A.A.

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A graphic designer is an artist/communicator who creatively and effectively designs informational or promotional materials for output in print, web and/or a variety of mass media situations. Artistic skills related to producing effective visual information are essential for a graphic designer. An understanding of the principles of typography, color theory, computer graphic applications, web design, and pre-press techniques is necessary. Graphic designers are employed by design studios, advertising agencies, printing companies, publishers, newspapers, sign companies, and businesses that generate their own publications. Students in this program choose either the Graphic Design or Web Design subspecialty pathway to determine the courses to take each semester.

Graphic Design is a substantial part of printed materials for the visual arts, encompassing illustration, graphic design, printing, displays and signs, advertising and photography. The commercial artist is distinguished from the fine artist in that the product of the Graphic Designer is used for a functional or "practical" purpose.

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Manufacturing Industry

Machinist

CNC Machine Technology Certificate of Achievement

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This certificate is designed for a person interested in developing or advancing his/her skill set in the machinist or tool & die trade. Students receive hands-on instruction in manual machining, advanced computer numerical control (CNC) machining/programming, advanced computer aided machining (CAM), basics of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing, blueprint reading, and manufacturing principles. Employment possibilities include entry-level positions in manufacturing companies. Technical math, blueprint reading, and metallurgy are just some of the skills and knowledge that are necessary for this type of work. All course work will apply to the Associate in Applied Science Degree in Manufacturing Engineering Technology.

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CNC Machine Technology Certificate of Completion

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This certificate is designed for a person interested in developing his/her skill set in the machinist or tool & die trade. Students receive hands-on instruction in manual machining, basic computer numerical control (CNC) machining/programming, basic computer aided machining (CAM), basics of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing, blueprint reading, and manufacturing principles. Employment possibilities include entry-level positions in manufacturing companies. Technical math, blueprint reading, and metallurgy are just some of the skills and knowledge that are necessary for this type of work. All course work will apply to the Certificate of Achievement in CNC Machine Technology and the Associate in Applied Science Degree in Manufacturing Engineering Technology.

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Computer Automated Design Certificate of Completion

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This certificate provides an introduction to manufacturing principles and prepares individuals to pursue entry-level employment and advanced training in automation design. Students receive instruction in the use of two-dimensional engineering design graphics, computer numerical control programming, manufacturing processes, tools for production, and engineering changes. Employment possibilities include entry-level positions in engineering firms, consulting firms, and manufacturing companies that make automotive, defense, special machinery, and medical components, to name a few.

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Machine Tool Technology Certificate of Achievement

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This certificate is designed for an apprentice, pre-apprentice, or person interested in advancing his/her skill set in the machinist or tool & die trade. Technical math, blueprint reading, knowledge of the Machinery Handbook, and metallurgy are just some of the skills and knowledge that are necessary for this type of work. Ideally, this curriculum should be taken concurrently with an industry-based work experience or apprenticeship or in preparation for an apprenticeship as a machinist or tool and die maker.

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Manufacturing Engineering Technology, A.A.S.

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This program prepares individuals to apply technical skills and advanced computer software to the manufacturing of machined components relating to a broad range of industries. Students receive instruction in manual machine tools, computer numerical control (CNC) machine programming and operation, computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) design/programming, manufacturing processes, metrology, metallurgy, geometric dimensioning and tolerancing, three-dimensional engineering design graphics, and parametric modeling. Employment possibilities include engineering firms and manufacturing companies in the automotive, defense, special machinery, and medical components industries to name a few. Students completing this pathway would also qualify for the CNC Machine Technology Certificate of Achievement.

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Industrial Engineering Technician

Computer Automated Design Certificate of Achievement

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This program prepares individuals to apply technical skills and computer software and hardware to the design and manufacturing of machined components relating to various industries. Students receive instruction in the use of engineering graphics, two-dimensional and three dimensional engineering design graphics, parametric modeling, computer numerical control programming, 3D printing, and additive manufacturing. Industry 4.0 processes are applied inside the CAD system to stage products for metrology inspection, metallurgy, geometric dimensioning and tolerancing, tools for production, and engineering changes. Employment possibilities include entry-level positions in engineering firms, consulting firms, and manufacturing companies that make automotive, defense industry, special machinery, and medical components, to name a few.

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Computer Automated Design, A.A.S.

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This program prepares individuals to apply technical skills and knowledge of computer software installed on a variety of stationary devices and mobile devices to the CAD design process leading through to output of product manufacturing. Automation design brings together engineering. Graphics design systems across the production cycle and links communication to the industry 4.0 concept. Students receive detailed instruction on building virtual representations of products by employing 3D parametric Solid Modeling found in the automotive, aerospace, medical, nuclear, special machinery, and defense industries. Computer Aided Design software is also applied to staging a product through virtual simulation and analysis of computer numerical control, computer programming of robotic systems, metrology quality control actions. Solid models are used in assemblies and drawings to convey material properties, dimensions and tolerances, execution of engineering change orders through until tool production, and additive manufacturing, and 3D printing.

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Industrial Manufacturing Engineering Technology, A.A.S.

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Industrial manufacturing engineering technology is the study of a variety of technologies used in today's industry. Physical and mental skills are required including mechanical skills, problem- solving abilities, and dexterity. Employment opportunities are with industries that have a variety of work processes and/or trades.

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Architectural Drafter

Computer Automated Design Certificate of Achievement

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This program prepares individuals to apply technical skills and computer software and hardware to the design and manufacturing of machined components relating to various industries. Students receive instruction in the use of engineering graphics, two-dimensional and three dimensional engineering design graphics, parametric modeling, computer numerical control programming, 3D printing, and additive manufacturing. Industry 4.0 processes are applied inside the CAD system to stage products for metrology inspection, metallurgy, geometric dimensioning and tolerancing, tools for production, and engineering changes. Employment possibilities include entry-level positions in engineering firms, consulting firms, and manufacturing companies that make automotive, defense industry, special machinery, and medical components, to name a few.

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Computer Automated Design Certificate of Completion

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This certificate provides an introduction to manufacturing principles and prepares individuals to pursue entry-level employment and advanced training in automation design. Students receive instruction in the use of two-dimensional engineering design graphics, computer numerical control programming, manufacturing processes, tools for production, and engineering changes. Employment possibilities include entry-level positions in engineering firms, consulting firms, and manufacturing companies that make automotive, defense, special machinery, and medical components, to name a few.

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Computer Automated Design, A.A.S.

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This program prepares individuals to apply technical skills and knowledge of computer software installed on a variety of stationary devices and mobile devices to the CAD design process leading through to output of product manufacturing. Automation design brings together engineering. Graphics design systems across the production cycle and links communication to the industry 4.0 concept. Students receive detailed instruction on building virtual representations of products by employing 3D parametric Solid Modeling found in the automotive, aerospace, medical, nuclear, special machinery, and defense industries. Computer Aided Design software is also applied to staging a product through virtual simulation and analysis of computer numerical control, computer programming of robotic systems, metrology quality control actions. Solid models are used in assemblies and drawings to convey material properties, dimensions and tolerances, execution of engineering change orders through until tool production, and additive manufacturing, and 3D printing.

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Manufacturing Engineering Technology, A.A.S.

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This program prepares individuals to apply technical skills and advanced computer software to the manufacturing of machined components relating to a broad range of industries. Students receive instruction in manual machine tools, computer numerical control (CNC) machine programming and operation, computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) design/programming, manufacturing processes, metrology, metallurgy, geometric dimensioning and tolerancing, three-dimensional engineering design graphics, and parametric modeling. Employment possibilities include engineering firms and manufacturing companies in the automotive, defense, special machinery, and medical components industries to name a few. Students completing this pathway would also qualify for the CNC Machine Technology Certificate of Achievement.

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Electrician

Electrical Machine Controls Certificate of Completion

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This certificate is designed to provide students with entry level skills in the understanding of basic electrical theory, basic electrical operating characteristics of industrial machinery, and basic operation of programmable logic controllers. This curriculum would be an excellent choice for students wishing to enter an industrial electrical apprenticeship or for students in other industrial trades who wish to have a basic understanding of electrical control of industrial machines. All of the course work may be applied toward the Electrical Technology, Associate in Applied Science Degree.

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Electro-Mechanical Technician

Electrical Machine Controls Certificate of Completion

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This certificate is designed to provide students with entry level skills in the understanding of basic electrical theory, basic electrical operating characteristics of industrial machinery, and basic operation of programmable logic controllers. This curriculum would be an excellent choice for students wishing to enter an industrial electrical apprenticeship or for students in other industrial trades who wish to have a basic understanding of electrical control of industrial machines. All of the course work may be applied toward the Electrical Technology, Associate in Applied Science Degree.

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Electrical Technology - Automation Pathway, A.A.S.

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Students in this program select one of three subspecialties; Construction, Automation and Control, or Power Generation. Automation and machine control designers are responsible for designing control systems that operate automated work cells in manufacturing facilities. All subspecialties require mechanical aptitude, logical thinking and problem-solving skills. Employment opportunities vary with each specialty.

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Electrical Technology - Control Maintenance Certificate of Achievement

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This certificate is designed to provide students with a background in applied electrical theory and the basic mechanical skills necessary to the practicing electrician in the machine control field.

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Mechanical Systems Certificate of Achievement

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This program provides technical knowledge and skills in the adjustment, maintenance, part replacement, and repair of tools, equipment and machines. It prepares an individual for an entry-level position.

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Mechanical Systems, A.A.S.

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Machine maintenance technicians are involved with the repair, maintenance, and installation of industrial equipment. They repair the machinery of industry, solving mechanical problems. The skills necessary for this type of work are many and varied: critical thinking, problem solving, mechanics, math and physics are but a few. Maintenance technicians also need to know how to diagnose hydraulic problems, perform preventative maintenance procedures, and be able to work well with others

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Mechatronics - Multi-Skilled Maintenance Technology, A.A.S.

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A Mechatronics—Multi-Skilled Maintenance Technician will have knowledge of electrical, electronic, computer, mechanical, fluid power, robotic and programmable logic controller systems. Mechatronics Technicians install, maintain, troubleshoot, test, and repair technologically diverse equipment in industries such as manufacturing, aerospace, automotive, medical, material processing, consumer products, and defense systems.

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Robotics and Automated Technology Certificate of Achievement

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A student who completes this certificate will be exposed to the elements of automated systems design and installation needed to obtain employment in various settings including those within the manufacturing and industrial sectors. Students will be able to maintain, troubleshoot, test, and repair modern-day equipment having a technologically diverse design.

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Robotics and Automated Technology Certificate of Completion

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A student who completes this certificate will have the skills necessary for an entry level position in robotics and automated systems. Students will be able to write and edit programs on industrial robots and repair and maintain fluid power systems.

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Paralegal and Legal Assistant

Industrial Maintenance Technician Certificate of Achievement

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This certificate is designed for an apprentice, pre-apprentice, or person interested in advancing his/her skill set in the industrial maintenance trade. Ideally, this curriculum should be taken concurrently with an industry-based work experience or apprenticeship or in preparation for an apprenticeship in industrial or machine maintenance and repair.

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Mechanical Systems Certificate of Achievement

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This program provides technical knowledge and skills in the adjustment, maintenance, part replacement, and repair of tools, equipment and machines. It prepares an individual for an entry-level position.

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Mechanical Systems, A.A.S.

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Machine maintenance technicians are involved with the repair, maintenance, and installation of industrial equipment. They repair the machinery of industry, solving mechanical problems. The skills necessary for this type of work are many and varied: critical thinking, problem solving, mechanics, math and physics are but a few. Maintenance technicians also need to know how to diagnose hydraulic problems, perform preventative maintenance procedures, and be able to work well with others

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Healthcare Industry

Radiology Technician

Computed Tomography Certificate of Completion

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The Computed Tomography Certificate of Completion is intended for registered/certified radiologic technologists with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists® (ARRT). The curriculum provides didactic distance education, and clinical experience to teach the essential content needed for a Registered Radiologic Technologist in Radiography to begin a career in Computed Tomography. Successful completion of the program qualifies students for examination by the ARRT in Computed Tomography.

Computed Tomography, or CT, procedures play an important role in diagnosing diseases and injuries. A CT scanner uses radiation to produce images of the inside of the human body. When a patient lies inside the CT machine, which is shaped like a donut, x-radiation assist with creating sectional images that are ultimately used by physicians to diagnose medical problems.

CT technologists are highly-trained and possess the expertise for competent practice. They are mostly employed by hospitals but increasingly, jobs are becoming available in physician offices and imaging centers. The main duties of the CT technologist include explaining the procedure to the patient, preparing the patient and positioning them correctly, operating the equipment, and recording the images for the physician to interpret. The patient might be in pain or distress, or they might feel claustrophobic. The CT technologist will provide support while talking patients through the procedure and letting them know what to expect.

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Radiologic Technology, A.A.S.

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The Radiologic Technology Program and its curriculum are intended to provide qualified students with the educational experiences and practical skills required to function competently in the field of radiologic technology as an entry-level radiographer.

Radiologic technologists, also called radiographers, operate X-ray equipment under the direction of a physician, taking radiographs of internal parts of the body. Most often radiologic technologists are employed in hospitals, clinics and physician offices. Graduates of the program will be eligible for examination by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT). This is a selective admission program. In order to be considered as a candidate for this program, students must meet basic admission requirements beyond those required for admission to the college. Although not required, it is strongly recommended that students also complete all General Education requirements before entry into the program.

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Cardiovascular Technician

EKG Technician Certificate of Completion

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This certificate is designed to prepare an individual to safely and skillfully work as an EKG technician, also known as a cardiology technician at certain facilities. An EKG technician works primarily in a hospital but could also work in an outpatient clinic or cardiology practice. Completers of this curriculum meet the requirements to take any one of the various exams for EKG certification.

Students wishing to pursue an associate degree, should declare the Allied Health A.A.S. major. Courses in this program of study may be applied toward that degree.

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Certified Nursing Assistant

Long-Term Care Nurse Aide Certificate of Completion

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This certificate curriculum will prepare an individual to be a nurse aide in a long-term care facility or home health care agency. This state-approved course will provide specific knowledge and skills required for a nurse aide to safely function in a long-term care setting. Upon successful completion of this course, the student is qualified to take the State Competency Evaluation Nurse Aide Examination to become a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA).

Students wishing to pursue an associate degree, should declare the Allied Health A.A.S. major. Courses in this program of study may be applied toward that degree.

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Patient Care Technician Certificate of Completion

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This certificate curriculum will prepare an individual for employment as a patient care technician in a hospital or other acute care delivery setting. Students will learn the knowledge and skills needed in order to provide safe basic patient care, including basic phlebotomy and EKG. Upon successful completion students are eligible to take the National Certification exam for Patient Care Technicians.

Students wishing to pursue an associate degree, should declare the Allied Health A.A.S. major. Courses in this program of study may be applied toward that degree.

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MRI Technician

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technology Certificate of Achievement

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The MRI Certificate of Achievement is intended for registered/certified radiologic technologists with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT). As of January 1, 2015, these registered/certified technologists must also already have an associate degree or higher. The curriculum provides didactic hybrid distance education, laboratory simulation, and clinical experience to teach the essential content needed to begin a career in Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Successful completion of the program qualifies students for examination by the ARRT in Magnetic Resonance Imaging.

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Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technology, A.A.S.

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This associate degree program is intended for individuals who are not already certified technologists with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT). The curriculum provides didactic hybrid distance education, laboratory simulation, and clinical experience to teach the essential content needed to begin a career in Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Graduates will be eligible to take the national registry examination administered by ARRT.

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Medical Assistant

Medical Assistant Certificate of Achievement

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The purpose of this program is to produce educated, highly skilled, credentialed medical assistants to meet the needs of our community in its many ambulatory care settings. This three- semester program is designed for each student to successfully achieve all of the competencies listed on the Medical Assistant Educational Review Board (MAERB) Master Competency list. The focus is on credentialing requirements, including a 160-hour practicum which prepares the student for gainful employment. Upon successful completion of the certificate of achievement students are eligible to take the Registered Medical Assistant exam to become nationally credentialed.

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Medical Records and Health Information Technician

Medical Insurance Billing and Coding Certificate of Completion

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This curriculum introduces the student to insurance billing, diagnostic and procedure coding for physician and facilities billing as well as comprehensive billing directions for commercial insurances and worker’s compensation. Students will also learn to record charges/payments/ information; schedule appointments; ICD-10 and CPT coding; produce claim forms and patient statements; submit claims electronically; and build office databases. Students following the Suggested Course Sequence at the end of this guide may complete this certificate in one year. Upon successful completion of the program, students are eligible to take various billing and coding certification exams.

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Medical Sonographer

Neurodiagnostic Technology, A.A.S.

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Neurodiagnostic Technology students learn how to perform EEGs and other technologies that assist with diagnosis of brain ailments. Those who complete the program will become eligible to sit for the national board exams, which provide the credential R. EEG T. to those who pass.

Neurodiagnostic Technology is the medical diagnostic field devoted to the recording and study of electrical activity in the brain and nervous system. Neurodiagnostic Technologists (EDT) are highly skilled professionals trained to perform electroencephalograms (EEG’s) in medical facilities and outpatient centers under the direct supervision of a health care provider. The EEG program not only is designed to foster the skills and knowledge necessary for competent practice, but also places emphasis on professional attitudes, values and behaviors that encourage the professional growth of the individual student. Clinical learning experiences are provided by affiliating hospitals, clinics and other outpatient facilities. Didactic learning experiences occur in supportive college course work delivered through an online environment and laboratory practice. Both are equally important to the development of the competent Neurodiagnostic Technologist. The Neurodiagnostic Technology Program has been developed to be consistent with standards and requirements of the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP). Upon completion of the EEG program graduates will be eligible to take the American Board of Registration in Electroencephalographic (ABRET) exam. Upon passing the ABRET exam, Neurodiagnostic Technologists have earned their Registered Electroencephalographic Technologist (R.EEG T) Certification.

There are limited seats available in this program. Admission is on a competitive basis. Check out the program application for detailed information on the application process and admission requirements.

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Ultrasound - Diagnostic Medical Sonography, A.A.S.

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A Diagnostic Medical Sonographer provides patient services in a variety of medical settings using medical ultrasound under the supervision of a physician. Sonographers assist the physician in gathering sonographic data necessary to diagnose a variety of conditions and diseases. Sonographers obtain, review, and integrate patient history and supporting clinical data to facilitate optimum diagnostic results. They perform appropriate procedures and record anatomical, pathological, and/or physiological data as well as sonographic data and other pertinent observations made during the procedure for interpretation by a physician. They provide patient education related to medical ultrasound and promote principles of good health.

This is a selective admission program. In order to be considered as a candidate for this program, students must meet basic admission requirements beyond those required for admission to the college. The D.M.S. curriculum is an integrated six semester program that incorporates didactic and clinical training designed to prepare the student for employment in the field of diagnostic medical sonography. Graduates of the program are prepared for either the examination by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) or the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT). The associate degree option is open to students with no previous background in an allied health field.

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Vascular Technology Certificate of Completion

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This certificate includes the instructional component of the preparation that students need to take either the examination by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) or the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT). It provides the didactic and applied instruction necessary for students to be competent in the specialty of Vascular Sonography. Students must also seek clinical verification in order to sit for their registry exam.

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Nurse - LPN / LVN

Nursing - PN Option 2-Year Traditional Track Certificate of Achievement

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The Nursing Program at Lansing Community College is nationally accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc., 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, Georgia 30326, 404-975-5000, and is approved by the Michigan Board of Nursing. It utilizes the career ladder concept. There are specific prerequisites required for entry into the program. Building on these prerequisites, once admitted a student completing Semester I and Semester II of the program receives a Certificate of Achievement and is eligible to take the national examination for Practical Nurse (PN), which is the National Council Licensing Examination-Practical Nurse (NCLEX-PN).

The Practical Nurse (PN) Program prepares an individual to, with supervision from the Registered Nurse, implement a plan of care for clients in a variety of healthcare settings often working in long-term care. The education and scope of practice of the PN is determined by state law. The student must successfully complete this Certificate of Achievement and the National Council Licensing Examination-Practical Nurse (NCLEX-PN) to practice as a practical nurse.

The 2-Year Traditional Track offers classes and clinical sessions meeting mornings, afternoons, and/or evenings (generally weekdays) during the fall and spring semesters. This track is designed so that the student has class 4-5 days/week and once admitted can complete the program in two years (4 semesters). This track accepts up to 128 students. 64 students will have a fall semester start and 64 students will have a spring semester start. Placement into fall or spring cohorts is random.

This is a selective admission program. In order to be considered as a candidate for this program, students must meet admission requirements beyond those required for admission to the college.

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Nursing - PN Option 2nd Degree Track Certificate of Achievement

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The Nursing Program at Lansing Community College is nationally accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc., 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, Georgia 30326, 404-975-5000, and is approved by the Michigan Board of Nursing. It utilizes the career ladder concept. There are specific prerequisites required for entry into the program. Building on these prerequisites, once admitted a student completing Semester I and Semester II of the program receives a Certificate of Achievement and is eligible to take the national examination for Practical Nurse (PN), which is the National Council Licensing Examination-Practical Nurse (NCLEX-PN).

The Practical Nurse (PN) Program prepares an individual to, with supervision from the Registered Nurse, implement a plan of care for clients in a variety of healthcare settings often working in long-term care. The education and scope of practice of the PN is determined by state law. The student must successfully complete this Certificate of Achievement and the National Council Licensing Examination-Practical Nurse (NCLEX-PN) to practice as a practical nurse.

The 2nd Degree Track is designed for individuals who possess a Bachelor’s or higher degree in any major. Classes and clinical sessions meet mornings, afternoons, and/or evenings (weekdays or weekends). Once admitted the program is 16 months long. There are 32 seats available each year.

This is a selective admission program. In order to be considered as a candidate for this program, students must meet admission requirements beyond those required for admission to the college.

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Pharmacy Technician

Pharmacy Technician Certificate of Completion

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This certificate curriculum is designed to introduce students to the skills necessary for a pharmacy technician position in a hospital or retail pharmacy. Students will be prepared to function with knowledge and accuracy in preparing, dispensing and control of drugs in either setting. Upon successful completion, students are prepared to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam.

Students wishing to pursue an associate degree, should declare the Allied Health A.A.S. major. Courses in this program of study may be applied toward that degree.

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Phlebotomist

Phlebotomy Technician Certificate of Completion

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This certificate curriculum is designed to prepare an individual to function as a phlebotomy technician. It will provide the knowledge, skills, and externship experience that is necessary to safely and skillfully obtain a blood specimen from a patient. A phlebotomist may work in a variety of settings such as hospitals, outpatient labs, physicians' offices, or clinics.

Students wishing to pursue an associate degree, should declare the Allied Health A.A.S. major. Courses in this program of study may be applied toward that degree.

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Surgical Technologist

Sterile Processing Technician Certificate of Completion

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This certificate curriculum prepares individuals to function competently in the central service department of a healthcare facility. Duties include, but are not limited to, processing of patient care equipment, supplies, and instruments for use in all departments. Includes principles and practices of decontamination, cleaning, disinfection, sterilization, and distribution of medical/surgical supplies. This curriculum provides externship experience and prepares the successful completer for the National Certification Exam for Sterile Processing and Distribution.

Students wishing to pursue an associate degree, should declare the Allied Health A.A.S. major. Courses in this program of study may be applied toward that degree.

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Surgical Technology, A.A.S.

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The Surgical Technologist is the person who stands elbow-to-elbow with the surgeon and passes the instruments. It is his or her job to maintain the sterile field and to respond to the surgeon’s needs. The Surgical Technologist prepares the operating room for surgical procedures, prepares all sterile areas and instruments for use, gowns and gloves other personnel, assists with sterile draping of the patient, and hands sterile instrumentation to the surgeon and/or assistant. Surgical Technologists are generally employed by a hospital to work in an operating room. They may also be hired in a surgeon’s office, an out-patient clinic, a central processing department, or they may choose to explore sales or teaching. The Surgical Technologist may become certified by successfully passing a national exam offered by the National Board for Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA©). An Associate Degree in Surgical Technology is strongly recommended by the Association of Surgical Technologists (AST©/1990).

This is a selective admission program. In order to be considered as a candidate for this program, students must meet admission requirements beyond those required for admission to the college.

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Vet Technician

Veterinary Technology, A.A.S.

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Veterinary technicians are professionals dedicated to animal health care. They are vital members of the veterinary medical team and are trusted with diverse medical responsibilities, including animal nursing care, life support, laboratory specimen analysis, physical therapy, surgical assistance, anesthesia, dental hygiene, X-ray imaging, nutritional management, and client education. The variety in veterinary technology makes it a challenging medical career for those who enjoy working with animals and people. Career opportunities exist with veterinary hospitals, biomedical research institutions, zoological parks, and other animal care facilities.

Students do their general education classes here then transfer to MSU's certificate program which is 2 years. While they are attending LCC they are also working on their 80 hours of animal work under a veterinarian's supervision. After completion of the certificate they transfer their entire certificate here and then apply for their associates degree in Veterinary Technology.

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Communications Industry

Graphic Designer

Computer Graphics Animation, A.A.A.

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A computer animator is an artist who designs for video and film and uses a computer as a primary tool. Animators must have creative abilities and design, drawing, problem-solving, production, communication, and presentation skills. Computer animators are employed in advertising, video production, the motion picture industry (special effects to full cartoon features), and in the growing multimedia industry, creating games, training materials, and presentations.

Multimedia is a substantial part of the visual, encompassing illustration, advertising, video, digital media and photography. The multimedia designer is distinguished from the fine artist in that their work is used for a functional or "practical " purpose.

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Graphic Communication - Graphic Design Subspecialty, A.A.A.

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A graphic designer is an artist/communicator who creatively and effectively designs informational or promotional materials for output in print, web and/or a variety of mass media situations. Artistic skills related to producing effective visual information are essential for a graphic designer. An understanding of the principles of typography, color theory, computer graphic applications, web design, and pre-press techniques is necessary. Graphic designers are employed by design studios, advertising agencies, printing companies, publishers, newspapers, sign companies, and businesses that generate their own publications. Students in this program choose either the Graphic Design or Web Design subspecialty pathway to determine the courses to take each semester.

Graphic Design is a substantial part of printed materials for the visual arts, encompassing illustration, graphic design, printing, displays and signs, advertising and photography. The commercial artist is distinguished from the fine artist in that the product of the Graphic Designer is used for a functional or "practical" purpose.

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Graphic Design Certificate of Achievement

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This certificate is designed for students who hold a post-secondary degree (A.A., B.A., B.F.A., or M.F.A.) in the visual arts and wish to acquire or enhance their graphic design skills to prepare for employment.

Graphic Design is a substantial part of printed materials for the visual arts, encompassing illustration, graphic design, printing, displays and signs, advertising and photography. The commercial artist is distinguished from the fine artist in that the product of the Graphic Designer is used for a functional or "practical" purpose.

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AV Technician

Digital Media Specialist, A.A.S.

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This degree is an integrated curriculum that prepares individuals for a career in the digital media, audio and cinematography fields. Students learn to apply technical knowledge and skills to production, post-production, and distribution in the audio, film, and video industries. The curriculum prepares individuals to function as staff, producers, video/sound editors, and directors of audio and video programs in organizations.

A career in Digital Media, Audio, and Cinema can take many directions, ranging in focus from cinematography and video editing to audio recording and sound design. In most cases, professionals in this field work in the area of production and post-production. That is, they work behind the scenes to help shoot, light, and edit, television shows, short films, commercials, music videos, documentaries, and cinematic features and or record, mix and produce audio CD's, musical scores, sound tracks, dialogue, etc.

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Digital Media: Audio Certificate of Completion

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Audio Production is a focused course of study in Desktop Audio Production issues and techniques. All courses in this curriculum can be applied to the Digital Media Specialist Associate in Applied Science degree.

A career in Digital Media, Audio, and Cinema can take many directions, ranging in focus from cinematography and video editing to audio recording and sound design. In most cases, professionals in this field work in the area of production and post-production. That is, they work behind the scenes to help shoot, light, and edit, television shows, short films, commercials, music videos, documentaries, and cinematic features and or record, mix and produce audio CD's, musical scores, sound tracks, dialogue, etc.

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Digital Media: Audio Recording/Production Certificate of Achievement

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Audio is a focused course of study that prepares students for professional careers in digital audio production, post-production and distribution industries. This certificate prepares individuals to function as studio and location recording engineers and audio editors.

A career in Digital Media, Audio, and Cinema can take many directions, ranging in focus from cinematography and video editing to audio recording and sound design. In most cases, professionals in this field work in the area of production and post-production. That is, they work behind the scenes to help shoot, light, and edit, television shows, short films, commercials, music videos, documentaries, and cinematic features and or record, mix and produce audio CD's, musical scores, sound tracks, dialogue, etc.

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Digital Media: Video/Cinema Certificate of Achievement

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Video/Cinema is a focused course of study in the Digital, Media, Audio and Cinema program that prepares students for professional careers in digital video/cinema production and post- production industries. All courses in this curriculum can be applied to the Digital Media Specialist Associate in Applied Science degree.

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Music Technology Certificate of Completion

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The Music Technology Certificate of Completion combines practical and applied coursework in audio production, recording, MIDI composition, music fundamentals, and keyboard skills. Students develop technical and creative skills in the field of music and sound through access to state of the art sound recording and electronic music studios. Diverse opportunities exist to develop performance skills.

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Photography Certificate of Completion

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This certificate is designed to provide students with the necessary technical knowledge and skills needed to qualify for entry level photographic support positions.

Photographers produce and preserve images that tell a story, record an event, or paint a picture. In order to do this successfully, photographers need both technical expertise and creativity. Most photographers today use digital cameras, as well as a variety of other equipment such as lenses, filters, tripods, flash attachments, and lighting equipment. When the image has been transferred to a computer, the photographer can use processing software to crop, modify, or enhance the image. Some photographers specialize in areas such as portrait, commercial, and industrial, scientific, news, or fine arts photography.

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Energy Industry

Electrical Lineman

Electrical Technology - Power Generation Pathway, A.A.S.

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Students in this program select one of three subspecialties; Construction, Automation and Control, or Power Generation. Power Generation technicians operate and maintain engine or turbine-driven generators in stand-alone or integrated facilities. All subspecialties require mechanical aptitude, logical thinking and problem-solving skills. Employment opportunities vary with each specialty.

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Electrical Utility/Lineworker Certificate of Achievement

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This program of study prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to install, operate, maintain, and repair local, long-distance, and rural electric power cables; erect and construct pole lines; and install underground lines and cables. Includes instruction in line installation and repair, trenching, mobile equipment and crane operation, high-voltage installations, maintenance and inspection, safety, and applicable codes and standards.

Lineworkers install and service power lines and power line connections between electrical power plants and the customers using the electricity. These lines may be above ground on utility poles or underground. This curriculum prepares students to enter the Electric Lines Apprenticeship Program with Consumers Energy or another utility/contractor. Department approval is required to enroll in ELTE 270, ELTE 272, ELTE 274 and ELTE 276 which are held onsite at the Consumers Energy Training Facility in Marshall, Michigan or at LCC’s West Campus. Interested students should contact the Utility and Energy Systems program at Lansing Community College for information.

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Electrical Utility/Lineworker, A.A.S.

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This program of study prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to install, operate, maintain, and repair local, long-distance, and rural electric power cables; erect and construct pole lines; and install underground lines and cables. Includes instruction in line installation and repair, trenching, mobile equipment and crane operation, high-voltage installations, maintenance and inspection, safety, and applicable codes and standards. Department approval is required to enroll in a significant number of the courses required for this degree.

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Solar Energy Technician

Energy Management Specialist, A.A.S.

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Energy Management Specialists are involved in the commissioning, evaluation, planning, design, installation, and maintenance of a wide variety of energy systems in the built environment. The energy efficiency specialist will need a working knowledge of energy efficient building concepts and energy efficient design principles. Students completing this curriculum may also be eligible to apply for the Certificate of Completion in Alternative Energy Engineering Technology (1486).

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Business Industry

Training and Development Specialist

EMS Instructor-Coordinator Certificate of Completion

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The EMS Instructor-Coordinator course is intended for licensed EMS practitioners who have an interest in teaching EMS initial or continuing education courses. The LCC IC course meets all State of Michigan curriculum and content requirements. The curriculum provides the opportunity for building and developing teaching skills that will lead to instructional and administrative expertise in accordance with applicable state requirements for EMS educators. Students who successfully complete this course are eligible to sit for the State of Michigan EMS Instructor-Coordinator licensure exam. Additionally, the State of Michigan also requires that EMS Instructor-Coordinator licensure candidates provide proof of a minimum of three years of service with a life support agency prior to sitting for the exam.

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Human Resource Management, A.B.

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Human resource managers serve as a link between management and employees. They help management make effective use of employees' skills, and help employees find satisfaction in their jobs and working conditions. Graduates of this program are involved with recording and evaluating information, such as job experience, education, skills, qualifications, and job performance; providing information about policies, job duties, working conditions, wages, opportunities for promotion, and employee benefits; maintaining job files on employees; administering various employee benefits; collecting and analyzing labor market data; and employee selection and training.

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Construction

Electrician

Electrical Apprenticeship Certificate of Achievement

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Inside Wireman Apprenticeship, A.A.S.

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