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EMTs and Paramedics

Advanced Emergency Medical Technician, Skills Certificate

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This skills certificate will provide training for students to work in the pre-hospital care environment. The student will build upon skills learned in the EMT class and learn how to perform invasive skills. This class will teach the student how to orally intubate a non-breathing patient, start an intravenous (IV) line, and administer medications via many different routes. The student will also learn more information on body systems and disease processes in both adults and children. This skills certificate will prepare students to receive EMT-Advanced Certification from the State of Nevada.

Outcomes
Students completing the certificate will:

Demonstrate the ability to comprehend proper history taking techniques and apply the process of clinical decision making and to use assessment findings to help form a field impression.
Demonstrate the ability to explain the pathophysiological significance of examination findings.
Demonstrate the ability to effectively document the essential elements of a patient assessment and follow an accepted format for dissemination of the patient information in verbal form, either in person or on the radio

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Emergency Medical Technician, Skills Certificate

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This skills certificate is designed for individuals who anticipate working with an ambulance service, a hospital emergency department, fire department, police department, mining operation or in other occupational fields where medical emergencies are common. At the successful completion of this course, the student will receive EMT-Basic Certification from the State of Nevada.

Outcomes
Students completing the certificate will:

Demonstrate the ability to understand the roles and responsibilities within an EMS system, methods to stay healthy and to prevent job related injuries in the field.
Demonstrate the ability to gain knowledge of basic legal issues that impact decisions made in the field and the importance of ethics when making these decisions.
Demonstrate the ability to effectively communicate psychologically and sociologically with all ages and cultures of patients in the prehospital environment.

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Paramedic, Certificate of Achievement

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The paramedic program is designed for the student who desires education and training with a career goal to become a Paramedic. The certificate of achievement from TMCC will be awarded after the student has completed all program and certificate requirements. This is a 12-15 month continuous program.

Outcomes
Students completing the certificate will:

Apply the scientific and theoretical principles relevant to paramedic practice and will perform basic procedures; administer medications orally, intramuscularly, subcutaneously, Intranasally, and intravenously, read electrocardiograms (ECGs), and use a variety of complex medical equipment.
Demonstrate the practical knowledge and skills to provide pre-hospital healthcare to diverse communities, utilizing the highest professional levels of knowledge, judgment, and ability.

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Prehospital Emergency Medicine, A.A.S.

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Associate of Applied Science, Prehospital Emergency Medicine program is designed to provide students with the necessary training in cognitive, psychomotor, and affective behaviors to provide advanced life support in the prehospital setting and to provide the necessary coursework to be licenced in the State of Nevada and nationally certified. This limited entry program offers a comprehensive and in-depth study of advanced life support skills which include pharmacology, advanced airway management procedures and skills, ECG interpretation and electrical therapy for specified cardiac patients. Associate degree recipients may see improved opportunity for managerial, clinical or educational advancement after sufficient field experience is obtained. The Paramedic Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the committee of educational programs for the emergency medical services professions (CoAEMSP).

Outcomes
Students completing the degree will:

Demonstrate competency in all areas outlined in the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technician cognitive and psychomotor examinations.
Exhibit proficiency in all technical skills required of emergency medical care and transportation of critical and emergent patients.
Demonstrate professional attitudes and ethical behaviors consistent with the expectations of the profession, area employers and the local medical community.

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Correctional Officer

Criminal Justice, A.A.

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This program can be completed 100% online.
TMCC’s Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice degree is designed for students wishing to explore or enter a highly rewarding career in the criminal justice system. It is designed as either a stand-alone associate degree in the field of criminal justice or as a university transfer option to UNR. The transfer option allows students to earn their university required lower division courses upon completion of their Associate of Arts. Students completing the degree will:

Describe the rights and protections granted under the US Constitution, particularly the Bill of Rights, to individuals involved in the criminal justice system.
Explain the process of conducting a professional criminal investigation, the process of an arrest and pretrial detention, criminal trial procedures, and possible sanctions after conviction.
Describe ethics adhered to by individuals involved in the various professions in the criminal justice system.

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Criminal Justice: Law Enforcement, A.A.S.

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This program can be completed 100% online.
TMCC’s Associate of Applied Science in Law Enforcement is designed for students wishing to explore or enter a highly rewarding career in the criminal justice system. The AAS in law enforcement provides students with a strong foundation for careers in law enforcement, probation, investigations, corrections, and corporate security.

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Criminal Investigator

Criminal Justice, A.A.

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This program can be completed 100% online.
TMCC’s Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice degree is designed for students wishing to explore or enter a highly rewarding career in the criminal justice system. It is designed as either a stand-alone associate degree in the field of criminal justice or as a university transfer option to UNR. The transfer option allows students to earn their university required lower division courses upon completion of their Associate of Arts. Students completing the degree will:

Describe the rights and protections granted under the US Constitution, particularly the Bill of Rights, to individuals involved in the criminal justice system.
Explain the process of conducting a professional criminal investigation, the process of an arrest and pretrial detention, criminal trial procedures, and possible sanctions after conviction.
Describe ethics adhered to by individuals involved in the various professions in the criminal justice system.

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Police Officer

Criminal Justice, A.A.

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This program can be completed 100% online.
TMCC’s Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice degree is designed for students wishing to explore or enter a highly rewarding career in the criminal justice system. It is designed as either a stand-alone associate degree in the field of criminal justice or as a university transfer option to UNR. The transfer option allows students to earn their university required lower division courses upon completion of their Associate of Arts. Students completing the degree will:

Describe the rights and protections granted under the US Constitution, particularly the Bill of Rights, to individuals involved in the criminal justice system.
Explain the process of conducting a professional criminal investigation, the process of an arrest and pretrial detention, criminal trial procedures, and possible sanctions after conviction.
Describe ethics adhered to by individuals involved in the various professions in the criminal justice system.

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Criminal Justice: Law Enforcement, A.A.S.

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This program can be completed 100% online.
TMCC’s Associate of Applied Science in Law Enforcement is designed for students wishing to explore or enter a highly rewarding career in the criminal justice system. The AAS in law enforcement provides students with a strong foundation for careers in law enforcement, probation, investigations, corrections, and corporate security.

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Preschool Teacher

Early Childhood Education Administration of Early Care and Education Programs, A.A.S.

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The Associate of Applied Science, Early Childhood Education, Administration of Early Care and Education Programs prepares the graduate for a career working with young children and their families based on specific interest in this area of concentration.

Outcomes
Students completing the degree will:

Demonstrate competence in the knowledge and skills defined in the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Early Childhood Associate Degree Accreditation (ECADA) Standards for Initial and Advanced Early Childhood Professional Preparation Programs.
Promoting Child Development and Learning
Building Family and Community Relationships
Observing, Documenting, and Assessing to Support Young Children and Families
Using Developmentally Effective Approaches
Using Content Knowledge to Build Meaningful Curriculum
Becoming a Professional
Demonstrate proficiency as a preschool teacher in an early childhood education program.
Demonstrate proficiency in the administration of early care and education programs.

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Early Childhood Education Infant/Toddler, A.A.S.

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The Associate of Applied Science, Early Childhood Education, Infant Toddler prepares the graduate for a career working with young children and their families based on specific interest in this area of concentration.

Outcomes
Students completing the degree will:

Demonstrate competence in the knowledge and skills defined in the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Early Childhood Associate Degree Accreditation (ECADA) Standards for Initial and Advanced Early Childhood Professional Preparation Programs.
Promoting Child Development and Learning
Building Family and Community Relationships
Observing, Documenting, and Assessing to Support Young Children and Families
Using Developmentally Effective Approaches
Using Content Knowledge to Build Meaningful Curriculum
Becoming a Professional
Demonstrate proficiency as an infant and toddler teacher in an early childhood program.

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Early Childhood Education Preschool, A.A.S.

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The Associate of Applied Science, Early Childhood Education, Preschool Emphasis prepares the graduate for a career working with young children and their families based on specific interest in this area of concentration.

Outcomes
Students completing the degree will:

Fulfill the requirements of the Associate of Applied Science.
Demonstrate competence in the knowledge and skills defined in the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Early Childhood Associate Degree Accreditation (ECADA) Standards for Initial and Advanced Early Childhood Professional Preparation Programs.
Promoting Child Development and Learning
Building Family and Community Relationships
Observing, Documenting, and Assessing to Support Young Children and Families
Using Developmentally Effective Approaches
Using Content Knowledge to Build Meaningful Curriculum
Becoming a Professional
Demonstrate proficiency as a preschool teacher in an early childhood program.

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Early Childhood Education, A.A.

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The Associate of Arts, Early Childhood Education is designed to serve students either as a stand-alone associate degree, or as a university transfer degree. The transfer option allows students to complete specific lower division courses at TMCC and obtain an Associate of Arts degree in early childhood education; and then transfer to UNR as a junior to complete a bachelor of science degree in human development and family studies. Students are encouraged to obtain academic advisement from early childhood education faculty to facilitate the university transfer process.

Outcomes
Students completing the degree will:

Demonstrate competence in the knowledge and skills defined in the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Early Childhood Associate Degree Accreditation (ECADA) Standards for Initial and Advanced Early Childhood Professional Preparation Programs.
Promoting Child Development and Learning
Building Family and Community Relationships
Observing, Documenting, and Assessing to Support Young Children and Families
Using Developmentally Effective Approaches
Using Content Knowledge to Build Meaningful Curriculum
Becoming a Professional
Demonstrate proficiency as a preschool teacher in an early childhood program.

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Teacher Assistant

Early Childhood Education, Skills Certificate:
Early Childhood Educator 1

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The Skills Certificate, Early Childhood Educator 1 includes nine units in early childhood education. The courses are also required for the early childhood education AA and AAS degrees. The certificate is one of a series of four, stackable skills certificates available in early childhood education. Students may earn the skills certificates as they progress toward an AA/AAS degree in early childhood education, or as professional development certifications for non-degree seeking students.

These courses may not transfer to a baccalaureate degree of art or science within the universities in the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE).

Outcomes
Students completing the certificate will:

Identify and apply the knowledge and skills required to proceed to the skills certificate: early childhood educator 2, including general knowledge about the early childhood education profession, lifespan human development, and positive guidance of young children birth through age eight.
Identify and apply the knowledge and skills related to the six standards for the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).

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Early Childhood Education, Skills Certificate:
Early Childhood Educator 2

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The Skills Certificate, Early Childhood Educator 2 includes 12 units in early childhood education. The courses are also required for the early childhood education AA and AAS degrees. The certificate is one of a series of four, stackable skills certificates available in early childhood education. Students may earn the skills certificates as they progress toward an AA/AAS degree in early childhood education, or as professional development certifications for non-degree seeking students.

These courses may not transfer to a baccalaureate degree of art or science within the universities in the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE).

Outcomes
Students completing the certificate will:

Identify and apply the knowledge and skills required to proceed to the skills certificate: early childhood educator 3, including general knowledge about the early childhood education profession, lifespan human development, positive guidance of young children birth through age eight, and the observation, documentation, and assessment of young children.
Identify and apply the knowledge and skills related to the six standards for the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).

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Early Childhood Education, Skills Certificate:
Early Childhood Educator 3

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The Skills Certificate, Early Childhood Educator 3 includes 21 units in early childhood education. The courses are also required for the early childhood education AA and AAS degrees. The certificate is one of a series of four, stackable skills certificates available in early childhood education. Students may earn the skills certificates as they progress toward an AA/AAS degree in early childhood education, or as professional development certifications for non-degree seeking students.

These courses may not transfer to a baccalaureate degree of art or science within the universities in the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE).

Outcomes
Students completing the certificate will:

Identify and apply the knowledge and skills required to proceed to the skills certificate: early childhood educator 4, including general knowledge about the early childhood education profession, lifespan human development, positive guidance of young children birth through age eight, the observation, documentation, and assessment of young children, professionalism in ECE, children with exceptionalities, and preschool curriculum planning.
Identify and apply the knowledge and skills related to the six standards for the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).

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Early Childhood Education, Skills Certificate:
Early Childhood Educator 4

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The Skills Certificate, Early Childhood Educator 4 includes 27 units in early childhood education. The courses are also required for the early childhood education AA and AAS degrees. The certificate is one of a series of four, stackable skills certificates available in early childhood education. Students may earn the skills certificates as they progress toward an AA/AAS degree in early childhood education, or as professional development certifications for non-degree seeking students.

These courses may not transfer to a baccalaureate degree of art or science within the universities in the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE).

Outcomes
Students completing the certificate will:

Identify and apply the knowledge and skills in the early childhood education profession, lifespan human development, positive guidance of young children birth through age eight, the observation, documentation, and assessment of young children, professionalism in ECE, children with exceptionalities, preschool curriculum planning, and in one of three areas of emphasis (infant/toddlers, preschool, or administration of ECE programs).
Identify and apply the knowledge and skills related to the six standards for the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).

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Environmental Field Technician

Environmental Science, A.S.

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The Associate of Science, Environmental Science focuses on issues that are of relevance to all citizens of the United States and all countries. With growth and development comes the need for people trained in environmental sciences that can deal with environmental issues. Sustainable development is a local and regional concern, especially as Nevada’s growth continues to lead the nation. Perform both laboratory and field experiments using the scientific method, which requires observation, hypothesis testing, data collection, and the application of basic ecological principles to explain results.
Demonstrate effective oral and written communication, teamwork and collaboration in scientific, mathematical, and other settings.
Explain the impacts of different environmental pollutants and critically evaluate various pollution mitigation efforts in the context of regional and global policies, economics, and politics.
Explain major impacts of human activities on environmental quality and identify and assess solutions to current and potential environmental problems, such as global climate change, biodiversity loss, and human population growth and use of natural resources.

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Firefighter

Fire Science Technology, Certificate of Achievement

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The Certificate of Achievement, Fire Technology is designed to prepare individuals for work with a fire service organization and may lead to certification in basic wildland firefighting. Students interested in acquiring the Fire Technology Certificate of Achievement must complete the general education and emphasis requirements.

Outcomes
Students completing the certificate will:

Learn about the different theaters of firefighting and prevention.
Identify and properly use the different equipment needed in the different theaters of firefighting

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Fire Technology Fire Suppression, A.A.S.

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The Associate of Applied Science, Fire Technology is designed for individuals who wish to advance their careers in fire fighting or fire prevention. Students completing the Fire and Rescue Academy may also apply their academy credits toward completion of this degree. For those interested in a career in fire prevention or fire suppression systems, we recommend this degree with additional certificate courses in fire suppression systems.

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Paralegal and Legal Assistant

Paralegal/Law, A.A.S.

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ssociate of Applied Science, Paralegal/ Law: Paralegals assist attorneys in a variety of settings such as private legal practices, the public legal system, and corporate legal departments. TMCC’s Paralegal/Law program is the only American Bar Association (ABA) approved program in Nevada.

Outcomes
Students completing the degree will:

Exhibit knowledge of the following areas of the law: torts, civil procedure, ethics, and real property.
Demonstrate the ability to do basic legal research and basic legal writing.
Acquire the knowledge and skills to obtain entry-level employment as a paralegal.

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Manufacturing Industry

Electro-Mechanical Technician

Advanced Manufacturing and Automation, Certificate of Achievement

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The Certificate of Achievement, Advanced Manufacturing and Automation prepares individuals in the core competencies of front-line production employment for the manufacturing industry. It complies with nationally recognized industry standards and emphasizes basic skills in workplace safety, quality practices and measurement, manufacturing processes and production, and maintenance awareness. Introduction and basic operation of autonomous systems, programmable logic controllers, and robotics.
Practice safety at all levels in a modern manufacturing and distribution plant.
Diagnose and repair electrical and mechanical components commonly used in a production operation.
Use quality control standards to troubleshoot inefficiencies in a production system.

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Machinist

Computer Numeric Controlled (CNC) Machining, Certificate of Achievement

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The Certificate of Achievement, Computer Numeric Controlled Machining provides students with the skills and knowledge required for an entry-level position as a computer numerical control (CNC) machine tool operator. This certificate stresses the skill sets required to set up, program, and operate CNC mills and lathes in order to produce high quality, precision machined components required by today’s competitive and diverse manufacturing industries. The certificate incorporates the general education skills that are strongly requested by commercial and industrial employers. The TMCC CNC machining certificate of achievement curriculum aligns with the standards set forth by the National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) and prepares students to earn a variety of NIMS credentials.

Outcomes
Students completing the certificate will:

Read and interpret technical prints for the production and inspection of manufactured work pieces.
Produce precision machined work pieces within print specifications on computer numerical controlled (CNC) machine tools.

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Machining Level 1-CNC Milling: Operations and Programming, Skills Certificate

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This skills certificate will introduce students to computer numerical control (CNC) milling operations, program formats, and machine setups. G and M codes, control functions, the letter address system, and math issues related to CNC mills are included. Students will program, set-up and produce a variety of CNC milling projects. This skills certificate will prepare students to take four credentialing exams: 1) Materials, Measurement, and Safety, 2) Job Planning, Benchwork, and Layout, 3) CNC Milling-Operations, and 4) CNC Milling-Programming, Setup, and Operations through the National Institute for Metalworking (NIMS) Machining Level 1, an 11-part series of tests for entry-level positions. Students must pass all coursework with a score of 70% or higher.

Outcomes
Students completing the certificate will:

Write ISO standard G-Code programs for CNC milling operations.
Set-up, operate, and produce a finished product using CNC milling equipment.
Employ appropriate workplace skills, including the application of personal and mechanical safety measures for CNC mill equipment

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Machining Level 1-CNC Turning: Operations and Programming, Skills Certificate

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This skills certificate will introduce students to computer numerical control (CNC) lathe operations, program formats, and machine setups. G and M codes, control functions, the letter address system, and math issues related to CNC lathes are included. Students will program, set-up and produce a variety of CNC lathe projects. This skills certificate will prepare students to take four credentialing exams: 1) Materials, Measurement, and Safety, 2) Job Planning, Benchwork, and Layout, 3) CNC Turning-Operations, and 4) CNC Turning Programming, Setup, and Operations through the National Institute for Metalworking (NIMS) machining level 1, an 11-part series of tests for entry-level positions. Students must pass all coursework with a score of 70% or higher.

Outcomes
Students completing the certificate will:

Write ISO standard G-Code programs for CNC turning operations.
Set-up, operate, and produce a finished product using CNC lathe equipment.
Employ appropriate workplace skills, including the application of personal and mechanical safety measures for CNC lathe equipment.

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Manufacturing Technologies, A.A.S.

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The Associate of Applied Science, Manufacturing Technologies, Advanced Manufacturing is a two-year program designed to provide advanced training and technical job skills to students seeking employment and/or skill upgrades within the manufacturing and machine trades. Students completing this degree will:

Interpret technical prints for the production and inspection of manufactured work pieces.
Diagnose and repair electrical and mechanical components commonly used in a production operation. Students will use quality control standards to troubleshoot inefficiencies in a production system.
Manage complex production systems, equipment, and controls. In doing so, students will apply quality and statistical process control techniques. Students will also produce precision machined work pieces within print specifications on computer numerical controlled (CNC) machine tools.

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Manufacturing Technologies: Machining, AAS

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The Associate of Applied Science, Manufacturing Technologies, Machining is a two-year program designed to provide training and technical job skills to students seeking employment and/or skill upgrades within the manufacturing and machine trades. The program requires students to complete a variety of hands-on learning exercises ranging from manually machined projects to advanced multi-axis CNC tasks. This program is formatted to respond to the needs of industry and the working professional. The TMCC machining emphasis AAS curriculum aligns with the standards set forth by the National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) and prepares students to earn a variety of NIMS credentials.

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Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technician

Industrial Electricity 1, Skills Certificate

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This skills certificate prepares students to take the PMMI Mechatronics Certifications Tests in the area of Industrial Electricity 1.

Outcomes
Students completing this certificate will:

Apply theory of electricity and it's application in various technical areas and use basic electronic measurement instruments for circuit troubleshooting.
Evaluate DC series and parallel circuits in component selections and circuit design and be able to demonstrate AC circuitry through simple experiments with tests equipment.
Apply relationships and mathematical calculations of voltage, ohms, amperes, three-phase voltage, and current to analyze basic electrical/electronic circuits.

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Industrial Machinery Mechanic

Industrial Maintenance, Certificate of Achievement

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The Industrial Maintenance Certificate is designed to prepare students to work as a maintenance technician in a variety of industrial environments and will equip them with the hands on technical skills required by industry. Students will learn skills in the areas of industrial electrical systems, Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs), manual machining techniques, and welding techniques.

Outcomes
Students completing this certificate will:

Learn hands-on technical skills in the areas of Electrical controls, Welding, and Manual Machining.
Diagnose and troubleshoot electrical and mechanical systems.
Practice safety at all levels in a modern industrial environment.

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Manufacturing Technologies, Skills Certificate

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The Skills Certificate, Advanced Manufacturing, Panasonic Preferred Pathway (P3), is designed as an employment credential for people with no manufacturing experience. Students will train for a new career in just a few weeks through our self-paced training format. Students will learn terminology and processes used in manufacturing, precision measurement, safety, and quality systems.

Students completing the certificate will practice safety at all levels in modern manufacturing or distribution plants.

Student completing the certificate will apply knowledge and skills used to obtain advanced manufacturing/distribution employment.

Students completing the certificate will use quality control standards to troubleshoot inefficiencies in a production/distribution environment.

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Manufacturing Technologies: Production Systems, A.A.S.

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The Associate of Applied Science, Manufacturing Technologies, Production Systems program is a two-year program designed to provide training and technical job skills to students seeking employment and/or skill upgrades as a manufacturing, assembly, fabrication, or distribution manager or technician. The program utilizes an advanced automated systems lab in which students demonstrate and manipulate production system controls and techniques at both the technician and managerial levels.

Outcomes
Students completing the emphasis will:

Read and interpret technical prints for inspection of manufactured and/or assembled products.
Manage complex production systems, equipment, and controls.
Apply quality and statistical process control techniques to complex production and distribution systems.

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Manufacturing Technologies, A.A.S.
Automation and Robotics

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Associate of Applied Science, Manufacturing Technologies, Automation and Robotics is a two year program designed to provide advanced training and technical job skills to students seeking employment within the advanced manufacturing field. Students will utilize state of the art equipment and robotics to integrate, diagnose, and troubleshoot highly advanced production systems. Students will operate equipment and tools used in manufacturing processes. Students will read and interpret technical prints for the diagnostic and troubleshooting of components and production systems.
Students will understand programming, interfacing, and troubleshooting Programmable Logic Controllers.
Students will be able to integrate and troubleshoot motor controls, pneumatics, hydraulics, computers, PLCs, and robotics into complex production systems. Students will apply quality and statistical process control techniques to manage complex production systems and troubleshoot inefficiencies.

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Industrial Engineering Technician

Manufacturing Technologies, A.A.S.
Drafting

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Associate of Applied Science Degree, Manufacturing Technologies, Drafting is a critical skill for a diversity of industries, including manufacturing, engineering, construction, and architecture. Students in the TMCC drafting program develop both manual and computerized drafting skills, including standard two-dimensional drawings and three-dimensional solid modeling. With an AAS degree, drafters are prepared to work with designers and engineers to develop graphic instructions used to complete a variety of projects.

Outcomes
Students completing the emphasis will:

Understand drafting conventions including symbols, linetypes, lineweights, and dimension styles as applicable to mechanical drawings.
Create complex drawings including orthographic projections, pictorials, working drawings, and development drawings; and prepare drawing details including auxiliary views, sections, tolerances, and surface finishes, all within specifications.
Create complex 3D models to specifications using advanced commands.

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Construction Industry

Architectural Drafter

Architectural Drafting, Skills Certificate

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This skills certificate is designed to enhance the student's abilities in relevant industry-standard design theories, drafting skills, and to prepare them for certification by the National Occupational Competency Testing Institute (NOCTI)

Students will recall and identify fundamental design theories.
Students will create and produce salient design solutions.
Students will justify individual design solutions.

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CAD Technician, Skills Certificate

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The Drafting and CAD Skills Certificate is designed to provide training and technical job skills to students seeking employment and/or skill upgrades. A drafting technician works with designers and engineers within a variety of industries including manufacturing, architecture, construction and landscaping. The program is competency-based. Students complete a variety of hands-n learning exercises ranging from manually produced drawings to intermediate computerized two dimensional projects.

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Drafting Technologies, Certificate of Achievement

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The Certificate of Achievement, Manufacturing Technologies, Drafting Technology is designed to provide training and technical job skills to students seeking employment and/or skill upgrades. A drafting technician works with designers and engineers within a variety of industries including manufacturing, architecture, construction, and landscaping. The program is competency-based. Students complete a variety of hands-on learning exercises ranging from manually drafted drawings to advanced computerized two and three-dimensional wireframe and solid modeling projects.

Outcomes
Students completing the certificate will:

Demonstrate a basic knowledge of drafting theory as it relates to working with designers and engineers within a variety of industries including manufacturing, architecture and construction.
Prepare technical drawings and presentations demonstrating understanding of manual drawing and CAD techniques.

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Manufacturing Technologies, A.A.S.
Drafting

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Associate of Applied Science Degree, Manufacturing Technologies, Drafting is a critical skill for a diversity of industries, including manufacturing, engineering, construction, and architecture. Students in the TMCC drafting program develop both manual and computerized drafting skills, including standard two-dimensional drawings and three-dimensional solid modeling. With an AAS degree, drafters are prepared to work with designers and engineers to develop graphic instructions used to complete a variety of projects.

Outcomes
Students completing the emphasis will:

Understand drafting conventions including symbols, linetypes, lineweights, and dimension styles as applicable to mechanical drawings.
Create complex drawings including orthographic projections, pictorials, working drawings, and development drawings; and prepare drawing details including auxiliary views, sections, tolerances, and surface finishes, all within specifications.
Create complex 3D models to specifications using advanced commands.

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HVAC Technician

Construction Technologies Air Conditioning Critical Systems, Certificate of Achievement

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The Certificate of Achievement, Construction Technologies, Air Conditioning Critical Systems prepares students to install, maintain, service, troubleshoot, and repair critical systems such as in data process centers and hospitals. The program enables students to learn how to maintain, troubleshoot, and repair HVAC equipment for equipment cooling and other related machinery. Instruction includes classroom, laboratory, and hands-on work in the laboratory or in the field. Along with core classes, academic skills emphasizing related math, science, and human relations components are stressed to help students prepare to meet challenges commonly found in the workplace. Students completing the certificate will:

Incorporate workforce safety principals while performing basic tasks of a Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration (HVAC/R) technician.
Interpret electrical/mechanical schematics on HVAC/R equipment to diagnose mechanical or electrical problems in a residential or light commercial environment.
Diagnose and repair electrical or mechanical problems on commercial air conditioning equipment; critical systems; chillers.

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Construction Technologies Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning/Refrigeration (HVAC/R), A.A.S.

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The Associate of Applied Science, Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration trains technicians to design and maintain complex heating, cooling and refrigeration systems in structures of all sizes and functions, from homes to casino resort hotels. The HVAC/R program combines classroom instruction with hands-on practice and provides industry upgrade training on an on-going basis.

Outcomes
Students completing the degree will:

Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of HVAC/R principles and applications and the skills to work safely and efficiently in the HVAC industry.
Design residential and commercial HVAC/R systems.
Gain knowledge and practical skills to troubleshoot and repair residential and commercial HVAC/R systems.

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Construction Technologies Heating, Ventilation, Air-Conditioning/Refrigeration (HVAC/R), Skills Certificate

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The Skill Certificate, Heating, Ventilation, Air-Conditioning/Refrigeration (HVAC/R) will help prepare students for entry-level positions to install, service, or repair air conditioning/heating systems. Students will gain a basic knowledge of electrical systems and components, schematic reading, and troubleshooting techniques in air conditioning/heating.

The skills certificate will prepare students to take the certification exams for: ©HVAC/R Excellence-Electrical and ©HVAC/R Excellence-Heating, Electrical, Air, Technology (H.E.A.T.). Students must pass all courses with a score of 70% or higher.

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Construction Technologies, A.A.S.
Critical Systems

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The Associate of Applied Science, Construction Technologies, Critical System Emphasis prepares students to install, maintain, service, troubleshoot, and repair critical systems such as in data process centers and hospitals. The program enables students to learn how to maintain, troubleshoot, and repair HVAC equipment for equipment cooling and other related machinery. Instruction includes classroom, laboratory, and hands-on work in the laboratory or in the field. Along with core classes, academic skills emphasizing related math, science, and human relations components are stressed to help students prepare to meet challenges commonly found in the workplace.

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Construction Technologies, Skills Certificate
Critical Systems

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The Critical Systems Skills Certificate prepares students to install, maintain, service, troubleshoot, and repair critical systems in places such as data processing centers and hospitals. The program enables students to learn how to maintain, troubleshoot, and repair HVAC equipment for equipment cooling and other related machinery. Instruction includes classroom, laboratory, and hands-on work in the laboratory or in the field. Along with core classes, academic skills in math, science, and human relations are emphasized to help prepare students for challenges commonly found in the workplace.

Outcomes:
Students completing the certificate will:

Incorporate workforce safety principals while performing basic tasks of a Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration (HVAC/R) technician.
Interpret electrical/mechanical schematics on HVAC/R equipment to diagnose mechanical or electrical problems in a residential or light commercial environment.
Diagnose and repair electrical or mechanical problems on commercial air conditioning equipment; critical systems; chillers.

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Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning/Refrigeration (HVAC/R), Certificate of Achievement

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The Certificate of Achievement, Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning/Refrigeration prepares students to install, maintain, service, troubleshoot, and repair critical systems such as in data process centers and hospitals. The program enables students to learn how to maintain, troubleshoot, and repair HVAC equipment for equipment cooling and other related machinery. Instruction includes classroom, laboratory, and hands-on work in the laboratory or in the field. Along with core classes, academic skills emphasizing related math, science, and human relations components are stressed to help students prepare to meet challenges commonly found in the workplace.

Outcomes
Students completing the certificate will:

Incorporate workforce safety principals while performing basic tasks of a Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration (HVAC/R) technician.
Interpret electrical/mechanical schematics on HVAC/R equipment to diagnose mechanical or electrical problems in a residential or light commercial environment.
Diagnose and repair electrical or mechanical problems on commercial air conditioning equipment; critical systems; chillers.

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Welder

Manufacturing Technologies: Welding, A.A.S.

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The Associate of Applied Science, Manufacturing Technologies, Welding gives the student the training necessary to earn the American Welding Society structural steel certifications, which are required for employment in most areas of the construction and manufacturing fields involving welding, along with the general education requirements and employability skills that are sought after by all employers in the construction and manufacturing trades.

Outcomes
Students completing the degree will:

Be proficient in four major welding processes and prepared for industry-standard certification.
Identify and explain technical drawings and apply print reading techniques required in the welding industry.
Consistently demonstrate safe and proper use of welding equipment, power tools, and accessories in the performance of welding and joinery.

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Welding Technology, Certificate of Achievement

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Certificate of Achievement Welding Technology: Based on the American Welding Society Entry Level Welder Standards, the welding technology certificate of achievement program gives students the welding skills necessary to qualify for an entry-level position in a diversity of occupations that utilize welding from construction to manufacturing along with part of the general education skills that are strongly requested by commercial and industrial employers.

Program Outcomes
Students completing the certificate will:

Be proficient in two major welding processes and prepared for industry-standard certification.
Identify and explain technical drawings and apply print reading techniques required in the welding industry.
Consistently demonstrate safe and proper use of welding equipment, power tools, and accessories in the performance of welding and joinery.

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Welding: Flux-Cored Arc Welding (FCAW) & Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW), Skills Certificate

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This Skills Certificate will prepare students to take the American Welding Society (AWS) certified welding (CW) exams. Students will learn various cutting processes and develop manual skills using FCAW, GTAW, and plasma arc cutting (PAC) processes that comply with AWS standards, including critical safety procedures. Students will learn to fabricate simple parts from basic drawings, sketches, and technical plans. Students must pass all coursework with a score of 75% or higher.

Outcomes
Students completing the certificate will:

Use the FCAW, GTAW, and plasma arc cutting processes to produce a variety of welds.
Fabricate simple parts from basic drawings, sketches, and technical plans.
Demonstrate appropriate workplace skills and tools, including the application of personal and mechanical safety measures for using welding equipment and techniques.

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Welding: Shielded Metal Arc-Welding (SMAW) & Gas Metal Arc-Welding (GMAW), Skills Certificate

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This Skills Certificate will prepare students to take the American Welding Society (AWS) certified welding (CW) exams. Students will learn fillet and groove welds using SMAW and GMAW processes, air carbon arc cutting, and develop manual skills using SMAW and GMAW that comply with AWS standards, including critical safety procedures. Students will learn to fabricate simple parts from basic drawings, sketches, and technical plans. Students must pass all coursework with a score of 75% or higher.

Outcomes
Students completing the certificate will:

Use the SMAW and GMAW processes to produce a variety of welds.
Fabricate simple parts from basic drawings, sketches, and technical plans.
Demonstrate appropriate workplace skills and tools, including the application of personal and mechanical safety measures for using welding equipment and techniques.

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Transportation Industry

Auto Mechanic

Automotive ASE Technician, Certificate of Achievement

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The Certificate of Achievement, Automotive ASE Technician is a program for individuals who would like to enter the automotive repair industry with the core skills established by the automotive service excellence certification. The successful student will become a qualified entry-level technician with strong basic skills using the latest technology and repair equipment. Identify and implement safety procedures involved in diagnosis, service, and repair of all major light vehicle components and systems.
Analyze and interpret diagnostic and test information to formulate correct repair procedures.
Demonstrate correct repair strategies and techniques by applying knowledge of system operation and demonstration of mechanical skills to accomplish repair tasks.

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Automotive General Service Technician, Certificate of Achievement

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The Certificate of Achievement, Automotive General Service Technician program trains individuals in basic automotive repair and maintenance. Graduates of the program will be well qualified for entry level automotive maintenance and parts store positions. Successful students complete the core areas of ASE training. All general service training may be applied toward other automotive certificate and degree programs. Students completing the certificate will:

Identify and implement safety procedures involved in diagnosis, service, and repair of all major light vehicle components and systems.
Analyze and interpret diagnostic and test information to formulate correct repair procedures.
Demonstrate correct repair strategies and techniques by applying knowledge of system operation and demonstration of mechanical skills to accomplish repair tasks.

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Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Basic, Skills Certificate

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The ASE Basic Skills Certificate will introduce students to the theory and fundamental principles of automotive and light truck maintenance and repair procedures. The skills certificate will help prepare students to take the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Auto Maintenance and Light Repair Certification Test (G1) and Automotive Electrical (A6) exams. Students must pass all coursework with a score of 70% or higher.

These courses may not transfer to a baccalaureate degree of art or science within the universities in the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE).

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Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) General Service, Skills Certificate

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The ASE General Service Skills Certificate will introduce students to the theory and fundamental principles of automotive and light truck maintenance and repair procedures. Students will diagnose and repair various engine, steering, suspension, and brake systems. This general service skills certificate will help prepare students to take the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Engine Repair (A1), Steering and Suspension (A4), and Automotive Brakes (A5) exams. Students must pass all coursework with a score of 70% or higher.

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Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Master, Skills Certificate

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The ASE Master Skills Certificate will introduce students to the theory, diagnosis, and hands-on skills to service and repair light-duty vehicles. Students will be introduced to the basic fundamentals of diagnosis and repair of engine fuel system, ignition systems, and computerized fuel injection control sensors and components. The engine performance skills certificate will help prepare students to take the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Engine Performance (A8) exam. Students must pass all coursework with a score of 70% or higher.

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Transportation Technologies, A.A.S.
Automotive Certified Technician

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Associate of Applied Science, Transportation Technologies, Automotive Certified Technician program is certified by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF), the TMCC automotive program prepares graduates for highly skilled apprentice positions as service, repair and maintenance technicians. The automotive certified technician emphasis meets the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) standards necessary for a career in repair shops in new car dealerships or independent businesses. The program emphasizes skills in diagnosis, troubleshooting, repair and maintenance of passenger vehicles and light-duty trucks.

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Diesel Mechanic

Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Diesel Technician: Heavy Duty Power Trains, Skills Certificate

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The Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Diesel Technician, Heavy Duty Power Trains Skills Certificate prepares students for entry-level positions as diesel technicians for medium-heavy truck drive trains. Students will diagnose, adjust and repair heavy duty transmission and power train components and equipment. The heavy duty power trains skills certificate will help prepare students to take the ASE Drive Train (T3) exam. This exam is part of the ASE T-Series Medium-Heavy Truck Certification Tests, a six-part series that may lead to a master medium-heavy truck technician status. Students must pass all coursework with a score of 70% or higher.

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Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Diesel Technician: Light and Heavy Duty (HD) Diesel Engines, Skills Certificate

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The Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Diesel Technician. Light and Heavy Duty Diesel Engines Skills Certificate will prepare students for entry-level positions as diesel technicians for light and heavy duty diesel engines. Students will diagnose, adjust, and repair light and heavy duty diesel engines. The light and heavy duty diesel engines skills certificate will help prepare students to take the ASE-Light Vehicle Diesel Engines (A9) and Diesel Engines (T2) exams. Students must pass all coursework with a score of 70% or higher.

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Diesel General Service Technician, Certificate of Achievement

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Along the way toward completing the 2-year Diesel Technology career certificate

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Transportation Technologies, A.A.S.

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The Associate of Applied Science, Transportation Technologies, Diesel Technician Program trains individuals for apprentice-level positions servicing, repairing, and maintaining heavy equipment and over the road long-haul vehicles. The program emphasizes principles of operation, diagnosis and service procedures. Using the latest technology in diagnosis and repair equipment, this comprehensive training prepares graduates with skills that are in high demand in the diesel repair industry.

Outcomes
Students completing the emphasis will:

Identify and implement safety procedures involved in diagnosis, service, and repair of all major medium/heavy duty truck and heavy equipment components and systems.
Analyze and interpret diagnostic and test information to formulate correct repair procedures.
Demonstrate correct repair strategies and techniques by applying knowledge of system operation and demonstrating mechanical skills to accomplish repair tasks.

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Healthcare Industry

Certified Nursing Assistant

Certified Nursing Assistant, Skills Certificate

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The nursing assistant course prepares students to assist the professional nurse in direct client care, undertaking those tasks which are supportive to the care of clients and in their scope of practice. This course takes place in the classroom, skills laboratory, and various clinical agencies. This course meets the Nevada State Board of Nursing requirements to prepare nursing assistants to be eligible to take the State written and manual skills nursing assistant exams.

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Registered Dietitian

Dietetic Technician, A.A.S.

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The mission of the Dietetic Technician Program is to provide accessible quality educational experiences to prepare entry-level nutrition and dietetics technicians, registered in areas of food and nutrition services.

Serve the needs of students, employers, and the community at large.
Anticipate and respond to educational needs of individuals to achieve their goals in the dietetic field by providing
a program and degree in a technical field;
customized job training;
a transfer degree.

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Dietetic Technology, Skills Certificate

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The Skills Certificate, Dietetic Technician is unique to the student who has earned a BS degree in dietetics but has not completed a dietetic internship to become a Registered Dietitian (RD). It provides the opportunity to gain additional experience in the field, providing a professional pathway for completing students to enter the field at the entry-level and as a professional development certification.

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MRI Technician

Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Skills Certificate

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This program can be completed 100% online.
The Skills Certificate, Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is a professional certificate designed for those who want to continue their education after completing an associate degree (or higher) in the radiologic sciences. It is further designed to provide well trained and knowledgeable, entry-level MRI technologists to meet the needs of the medical imaging community and for those students who are in search of an MRI program that will prepare them to take the advanced certification examination in MRI administered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).

Outcomes
Students completing the certificate will:

Learn patient screening procedures, safety issues, and biological considerations, MRI terminology, and imaging principles and physics.
Learn cross-sectional anatomy and pathology to cover the entire human body.
Learn imaging techniques of the entire human body to include patient positioning, protocols, pulse sequences, advanced imaging, and post processing procedures.

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Nurse - LPN / LVN

Nursing, A.S.

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The Associate of Science, Nursing Program prepares the graduate to practice as a registered nurse. The TMCC nursing program meets the minimum degree requirements for the Associate of Science degree. The Associate of Science degree in nursing is awarded upon completion of the curriculum and the student will be eligible to apply to take the NCLEX-RN examination leading to licensure as a Registered Nurse.

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Phlebotomist

Phlebotomy, Skills Certificate

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The skills certificate in phlebotomy is designed to give the student knowledge and skills necessary to perform the collection, identification, and preservation of specimens as applied to venipuncture technique and includes 100 hours of clinical experience. Students will learn standard precautions, local, federal, and state requirements. Completion of the skills certificate in phlebotomy will prepare students to become certified as a phlebotomy technician by the American Society for Clinical Pathology Certifications as a lab assistant in Nevada. After passing this national board, students are eligible to apply for the state licensure.

Outcomes
Students completing the certificate will:

Perform a minimum of 95 venipunctures.
Perform a minimum of five dermal sticks.
Follow universal safety precautions and procedures. They will be compliant with local, state, and federal requirements while in clinical areas

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Radiology Tech

Radiologic Technology, A.A.S.

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Associate of Applied Science, Radiologic Technology: The mission of this program is to provide general and basic science education, combined with a sound foundation in the theory and art of Radiologic Technology to meet the educational needs of the students. This is evidenced by a competency-based program employing various teaching methodologies and technologies delivered through quality instruction. Graduates will have the knowledge and skills necessary to successfully take the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist's Examination for Radiographers and become a member of the health care team. Once selected for the Program, students complete 21 months of educational experiences. As part of the curriculum, students spend 1,680 hours in clinical education experiences conducted in cooperation with departments of radiology in Reno, Sparks and Carson City.

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Vet Technician

Veterinary Nursing, A.A.S.

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The Associate of Applied Science, Veterinary Nursing program prepares the student to practice as a licensed veterinary technician (Vet Tech). Graduates may practice as technicians in general or specialty private practices, veterinary teaching hospitals, research facilities, pharmaceutical companies or other agencies where veterinary technicians’ skills are needed. Veterinary technicians may choose to specialize in areas including but not limited to anesthesia & analgesia, emergency & critical care, behavior, dermatology, dentistry, equine practice, nutrition, ophthalmology, zoo medicine, and surgical nursing.

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Information Technology Industry

Network and Computer Systems Administrator

Cisco Certification: Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Routing and Switching Preparation, Skills Certificate

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This certificate prepares students to take the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Routing and Switching exams. This certification validates the ability to install, configure, operate, and troubleshoot medium-size routed and switched networks. Students completing the certificate will:

Perform basic configurations of network devices.
Configure and troubleshoot basic operations of routers in a complex routed network for IPv4 and IPv6 using OSPF, EIGRP, and RIP.
Configure and troubleshoot serial and broadband connections.

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Cisco Certification: Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Security Preparation, Skills Certificate

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This certificate prepares students to take the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Security certification exams. This certification validates the skills required to develop a security infrastructure, recognize threats and vulnerabilities to networks, and mitigate security threats. Students completing the certificate will:

Perform basic configurations of network devices.
Configure and troubleshoot routing in a small routed network.
Identify basic security threats and vulnerabilities for a given network and apply necessary security measures to prevent a possible network compromise.

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CompTIA Certification Preparation, Skills Certificate

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The skills certificate in CompTIA certification preparation provides students with a broad knowledge of computer systems, basic networking skills, security issues, and technologies that can be used for entry-level employment or pursuit of an Associate of Applied Science degree. This sequence of courses will serve as preparation for the CompTIA certifications.

These courses may not transfer to a baccalaureate degree of art or science within the universities in the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE).

Outcomes
Students completing the certificate will:

Obtain the knowledge and skills required to implement a defined network architecture with basic network security, including general security concepts associated with communications, infrastructure, cryptography, and operational/organizational structure.
Obtain the necessary competencies required for basic networking, including terminology, components, transmission media and protocols.
Acquire the knowledge and skills required to install, configure, troubleshoot and upgrade a PC as an IT technician.

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Computer Information Technology, A.A.S.
Networking

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The Computer Information Technology, AAS, Networking prepares students for careers in current and emerging information system technologies such as network design, network infrastructure, networking services, and information security. Students completing the degree will find employment in areas ranging from small office/home office network administration to enterprise-scale networks. Demonstrate the technical proficiency required to create and maintain small to medium sized networks.
Illustrate the technical proficiency required to configure and secure a network with the industry recognized Cybersecurity measure, to modify the base programming for webpage troubleshooting process.
Students will communicate and work effectively with other team members in a scenario-type project environment to complete the required tasks which will parallel real-world requirements.

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IT Support Specialist

CompTIA Certification Preparation, Skills Certificate

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The skills certificate in CompTIA certification preparation provides students with a broad knowledge of computer systems, basic networking skills, security issues, and technologies that can be used for entry-level employment or pursuit of an Associate of Applied Science degree. This sequence of courses will serve as preparation for the CompTIA certifications.

These courses may not transfer to a baccalaureate degree of art or science within the universities in the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE).

Outcomes
Students completing the certificate will:

Obtain the knowledge and skills required to implement a defined network architecture with basic network security, including general security concepts associated with communications, infrastructure, cryptography, and operational/organizational structure.
Obtain the necessary competencies required for basic networking, including terminology, components, transmission media and protocols.
Acquire the knowledge and skills required to install, configure, troubleshoot and upgrade a PC as an IT technician.

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Computer Information Technology, A.A.S.
Computer Programming

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The Computer Information Technology, AAS, Computer Programming provides students with entry level programming skills. Computer programming professionals must also have a broad knowledge of computer systems and technologies, as well as strong problem solving and analysis skills. They must be able to think logically and have strong verbal and written communication skills. Students completing the degree will:

Have the technical proficiency required to design and program a solution to a stated problem.
Demonstrate an understanding of dynamic data structures and generic methods.
Have the ability to communicate and work effectively with members of a team and members of external groups.

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Computer Technologies, Certificate of Achievement

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The Certificate of Achievement, Computer Technologies provides students with a broad knowledge of computer systems and technologies that can be used for entry-level employment or pursuit of an Associate of Applied Science degree.

Outcomes
Students completing the certificate will:

Have the technical proficiency required to perform entry level technical support functions.

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Systems Analyst

Computer Information Technology, A.A.S.
Computer Programming

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The Computer Information Technology, AAS, Computer Programming provides students with entry level programming skills. Computer programming professionals must also have a broad knowledge of computer systems and technologies, as well as strong problem solving and analysis skills. They must be able to think logically and have strong verbal and written communication skills. Students completing the degree will:

Have the technical proficiency required to design and program a solution to a stated problem.
Demonstrate an understanding of dynamic data structures and generic methods.
Have the ability to communicate and work effectively with members of a team and members of external groups.

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Software Developer

Computer Information Technology, A.A.S.
Computer Programming

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The Computer Information Technology, AAS, Computer Programming provides students with entry level programming skills. Computer programming professionals must also have a broad knowledge of computer systems and technologies, as well as strong problem solving and analysis skills. They must be able to think logically and have strong verbal and written communication skills. Students completing the degree will:

Have the technical proficiency required to design and program a solution to a stated problem.
Demonstrate an understanding of dynamic data structures and generic methods.
Have the ability to communicate and work effectively with members of a team and members of external groups.

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Computer Information Technology, A.A.S.
Web Development

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he Computer Information Technology, AAS, Web Development will prepare students to implement a business web presence by understanding the "back-end" programming aspect of a web page.

Outcomes
Student completing this emphasis will:

Demonstrate the technical proficiency required to perform background programming.
Illustrate the technical proficiency required to modify the base-programming for webpage troubleshooting process.
Students will communicate and work effectively with other team members in a scenario-type project environment to complete the required tasks which will parallel real-world requirements

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Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) 1, Skills Certificate

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This Skills Certificate program prepares students to take the PMMI Mechatronics Certification Test in the area of programmable Logic Controllers (PLC's) 1.

Outcomes
Students completing this certificate will:

Identify and apply concepts of PLC components, their relationships, and interactions with each other. Students will also identify different types of ladder logic used in PLC programming an explain and utilize common PLC functions within a PLC program.
Identify and apply concepts of PLC components, their relationships, and interactions with each other. Students will also identify different types of ladder logic used in PLC programming and explain and utilize common PLC functions within a PLC program.
Utilize different numbering systems within a PLC program and explain the AND, OR and NOT functions within PLC ladder logic, Bookean identities and mnemonic codes. Students will also differentiate between the decimal, BCD, binary, hexadecimal, and octal numbering systems. programming

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Information Security Analyst

Computer Information Technology, A.A.S.
Cybersecurity

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The Associate of Applied Science, Computer Information Technology, Cybersecurity will prepare the student to apply security measures in a network setting. Students completing this degree will:

Demonstrate the technical proficiency required to recognize short-comings in security.
Illustrate the technical proficiency required to configure and secure a network with the industry recognized Cybersecurity measure.
Communicate and work effectively with other team members in a scenario-type project environment to complete the required tasks which will parallel real-world requirements.

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Computer Information Technology, Skills Certificate
Cybersecurity Skills Preparation

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This certificate is designed to provide the knowledge and skills recommended by the National Security Agency for 2 year college programs. It provides foundational cybersecurity skills and preparation for professional certifications, such as Security +, that are recognized by the Department of Defense.

Outcomes
Students completing the certificate will:

List the fundamental concepts of the Information Assurance / Cyber Defense discipline and describe how they can be used to provide system security.
Describe cyber defense tools, methods and components.
Describe and apply cyber defense methods to prepare a system to repel attacks.

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Hospitality Industry

Chef and Head Cook

Culinary Arts Entrepreneurs, A.A.S.

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The Associate of Applied Science, Culinary Arts Entrepreneurs will provide graduates with the necessary business skills to open their own business and/or work in a management capacity at a food-related small business. Individuals will learn the skill sets necessary to work in and operate culinary facilities. They will learn aspects related to business, people, and culinary which will allow them to achieve success in a wide range of different food operations.

Outcomes
Students completing the degree will:

Demonstrate basic and advanced culinary skills through a series of learned competencies including but not limited to knife care, cutting techniques, stock preparation, complete meal planning, and restaurant experience.
Demonstrate the knowledge to work in commercial hot food kitchens, commercial cold food kitchens, and commercial bakery kitchens.
Students will create a business plan, including the creation, development and presentation of innovative ideas.

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Culinary Arts, A.A.S.

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The Associate of Applied Science, Culinary Arts curriculum has been designed to meet the needs of the multi-faceted industry we serve. Individual courses provide the skill sets necessary to work in and operate culinary facilities. They take into account the business, people, skills and general education required to achieve success in a wide range of different food operations.

Outcomes
Students completing the degree will:

Demonstrate basic and advanced culinary skills through a series of learned competencies including but not limited to knife care, cutting techniques, stock preparation, complete meal planning, and restaurant experience.
Demonstrate the knowledge to work in commercial hot food kitchens, commercial cold food kitchens, and commercial bakery kitchens.

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Culinary Arts, Certificate of Achievement

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Culinary Arts, Certificate of Achievement: Culinarians will find plenty of career opportunities in Northern Nevada. Challenging positions are open in restaurants, hotels, assisted living centers, educational institutions, supermarkets, bakeries, pastry shops, hospitals, ski and lake resorts, corporate cafeterias and casinos.

Outcomes
Students completing the certificate will:
Demonstrate basic and intermediate culinary skills through a series of learned competencies including but not limited to knife care, cutting techniques, stock preparation, meal planning, and menu writing.
Demonstrate the knowledge to work in commercial hot food kitchens, commercial cold food kitchens, and commercial bakery kitchens.

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Energy Industry

Power Generation Technician

Diesel General Service Technician Certificate of Achievement

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Along the way toward completing the 2-year Diesel Technology career certificate

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Solar Energy Technician

Energy Technologies: Solar Energy, A.A.S.

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The Associate of Applied Science, Energy Technologies, Solar Energy is designed to provide students with the skills necessary to enter the workforce in the renewable energy field as technicians in solar photovoltaic and thermal installations. The solar energy technician completes accurate site assessment and energy demand analysis from which a solar energy system will be designed and installed. The program prepares students to sit for industry-recognized certifications required to enter the workforce. Solar energy technicians need strong electrical, technical, and computer skills.

Outcomes
Students completing the degree will:

Demonstrate knowledge of the operation of photovoltaic and solar thermal system.
Demonstrate the ability to solve technical problems associated with the photovoltaic and solar thermal installations.
Demonstrate an understanding of environmental regulations in the installation of photovoltaic and solar thermal systems.

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Solar Energy Technician, Skills Certificate

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The Solar Energy Technician Skills Certificate will prepare students for entry-level positions as solar photovoltaic (PV) installers. Students will assemble, install, or maintain solar photovoltaic systems on roofs or other structures in compliance with site assessment and schematics. This may include measuring, cutting, assembling, and bolting structural framing and solar modules; and the student may perform minor electrical work such as current checks. Students must pass all coursework with a score of 70% or higher.

These courses may not transfer to a baccalaureate degree of art or science within the universities in the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE).

Outcomes
Students completing the certificate will:

Explain the basics of safety, electricity, and solar energy fundamentals.
Examine PV module fundamentals and system components, including sizing principles.
Apply PV system electrical and mechanical design principles.

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Communications Industry

Graphic Designer

Graphic Arts & Media Technology Graphic Design Track, A.A.

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The Associate of Arts, Graphic Arts & Media Technology, offers classes that lead to transfer to a four-year institution, or entry into TMCC’s Advanced Certificate program. The Motion Graphics Track develops skills and knowledge in areas of motion and time-based media, including storyboarding, video production, sound, traditional and 2D animation techniques, and 3D animation (CGI and special effects). Instruction includes the use of industry standard graphics software, and program computer labs are equipped with the latest Apple computers with support scanners, printers, a sound recording facility and a complete prepress/print shop facility.

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Graphic Arts & Media Technology Graphic Design Track, Advanced Certificate

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The Advanced Certificate, Graphic Arts & Media Technology, Graphic Design Track, offers advanced classes that further develop skills for employment, and serves as the third year of an on-site four-year degree program. The program instructs in both theory and application of graphic design for print and display-based media including current graphics software and technologies. Students completing the advanced certificate will be eligible to enter the fourth year of a Bachelor of Arts program.

Outcomes
Students completing the certificate will:

Understand and apply historical and current design theories and concepts in the production of visually engaging media that meets the requirements of the graphics industry.
Acquire a broad skill set in current graphics related technologies, including computer software applications, processes and other production techniques used in the graphics industry.

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Graphic Communications Graphic Design Track, A.A.S.

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The Associate of Applied Science, Graphic Communications, offers classes that lead to the completion of a professional, industry-based AAS degree. The Graphic Design Track develops skills and knowledge in areas of creative problem solving, research and design thinking, design history, typography and layout using technologies for a variety of print and screen-based media. Instruction includes the use of industry standard graphics software, and program computer labs are equipped with the latest Apple computers with support scanners, printers, a sound recording facility and a complete prepress/print shop facility.

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Graphic Communications, Certificate of Achievement

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The Certificate of Achievement, Graphic Communications prepares students for jobs in areas of graphic communications. This includes graphic design, advertising design, web design, videography, and motion graphics. The program instructs in both theory and application on the latest print and display-based graphics software. GRC certificates are for students who may have a degree or have industry experience and are looking for certification in their field.

Outcomes
Students completing the certificate will:

Understand and apply historical and current design theories and concepts in the production of visually engaging media that meets the requirements of the graphic communications industry.
Acquire a broad skill set in current graphics related technologies, including computer software applications, processes and other production techniques used in the graphic communications industry.

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Reno, NV 89512-3999
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