appropriate assessment or earning a grade of“C”or better in MATH 050 or MATH 015 or MATH 023.Familiarizes students with the basic concepts,techniques,and problems associated with conducting research in criminal justice.Provides students with the analytical and critical thinking skills required to understand empirical research.Students will also acquire the necessary tools to conceptu- alize and conduct a research project.Students will examine the advantages and limitations of decisions that are made in the process of conducting research.Problems specific to research in
criminal justice will be explored. CRIM 271 Terrorism
Prerequisite:CRIM 101,ENGL 111. This course introduces students to an examination of terrorism and America’s criminal justice system, with special emphasis on policing investigative response.The course surveys the meaning and historical overview of terrorism in the United States,a synopsis of global terrorism,and the functional and organizational preparedness and response to this global threat by
America’s criminal justice system. CRIM 280 Internship
Prerequisites:Program Advisor Approval.Provides fieldwork experi- ence in an approved social,educational,law enforcement,correc-
tions or other criminal justice organization. CSTC 101 Infection Control Procedures
Prerequisites:Demonstrated competency through appropriate assess- ment or earning a grade of“C”or better in ENGL 025,ENGL 032,and MATH 050 or MATH 015 or MATH 023.Provides the fundamentals of central processing,supply and processing distribution.Designed to give instruction and practice in aseptic technique and infection con- trol measures necessary for central service.This course includes an in- depth practice of numerous sterilization techniques.The student develops skills and becomes proficient in the functions of cleaning, decontaminating,processing,and sterilizing of reusable patient care
supplies and equipment. CSTC 102 Surgical Instrumentation
Prerequisites:CSTC 101.Prepares the student to identify surgical instruments by category,type and use.Emphasis on quality assur- ance enables the student to inspect,assemble and prepare instru-
mentation for packaging. CSTC 103 Fundamentals of Health Careers
Prerequisites: CSTC 101.Emphasizes legal and ethical considerations of health care delivery.The student practices workplace safety meas- ures including body mechanics,infection control and environmental safety.Employability skills to gain and keep employment are practiced
CSTC 104 Clinical Applications I
Prerequisites: CSTC 102.Provides 100 of the 400 hours necessary for
the student to take the IAHCSMM Technical Certification Exam.
Emphasis is placed on the basics of patient care equipment and
general cleaning and wrapping of instruments.
CSTC 105 Fundamentals of Central Service Technician Skills
Prerequisites: CSTC 104.Introduces the field of central service and the personnel within the department.The principles and importance of the flow of materials are determined.The student learns about envi- ronmental control factors affecting the central service department. The student will differentiate between equipment management sys- tems and compare out-sourcing and insourcing.Various types of pur-
chasing issues and inventory methods will be explored. CSTC 106 Clinical Applications II
Prerequisites: CSTC 104.Provides 160 of the 400 hours necessary for the student to take the IAHCSMM Technical Certification Exam. Emphasis will be placed on the basics of linen folding,assembling
instrument and procedure trays,and sterilization.
CSTC 107 Application of Central Service Technician Skills
Prerequisites: CSTC 104.Emphasizes the practice of high and low sterilization methods.Students differentiate among the various ster-
ilization methods in theory and practice. CSTC 108 Clinical Applications III
Prerequisites: CSTC 107.Provides 192 of the 400 hours necessary for the student to take the IAHCSMM Technical Certification Exam. Emphasis will be placed on clean and sterile storage,case carts,and
distribution. DENT 102 Dental Materials and Lab I
Prerequisites:Admission to the Dental Assistant program.The first in a series of two courses that reviews in-depth the properties of den- tal materials,proper modes of manipulation,necessary armamentar- ium used,and technical duties dental assistants can perform. Stresses clinical behavior of materials and biological factors of
importance to dental assistant. DENT 115 Preclinical Practice I
Prerequisites:Admission to the Dental Assistant program.The first in a series of two courses that introduce in-depth qualification and legal/ethical requirements of the dental assistant.Surveys history and professional organizations.Emphasizes clinical environment and responsibilities,chairside assisting,equipment and instrument identification,tray setups,sterilization,characteristics of microor- ganisms and disease control.
DENT 116 Dental Emergencies/Pharmacology 2 Credits Prerequisites:Admission to the Dental Assistant program.An in- depth course that surveys the most commonly utilized and required first aid measures for emergencies.Examines proper techniques and
procedures as well as equipment,medications and positioning for care of the patient.Reviews anatomy/physiology and cardiopul- monary rescue as provided by the American Heart Association.
DENT 117 Dental Office Management
Prerequisites:DENT 123.Focus on the principles of administrative planning,bookkeeping,recall programs,banking,tax records,com- puter software,insurance,office practice and management as relat- ed to the dental office.Attention is given to techniques of appoint-
ment control,record keeping and credit and payment plans.
DENT 118 Dental Radiography
Prerequisites: DENT 115 and DENT 123.An in-depth course that focuses on the principles,benefits,effects,and control of X-ray pro- duction. Covers history,radiation sources,modern dental radi- ographic equipment and techniques,anatomical landmarks,dental films and processing.Emphasizes avoidance of errors while exposing
and processing dental radiographs. DENT 122 Clinical Practicum
Prerequisites:DENT 102,DENT 115 and DENT 123.An in-depth course that focuses on the performance of chairside skills that are applied
in a clinical office situation on live patients. DENT 123 Dental Anatomy
Prerequisites:Admission to the Dental Assistant program.An in-depth course that focuses on oral,head and neck anatomy,basic embryolo- gy, histology,tooth morphology and charting dental surfaces related to the dental field.Includes dental anomalies,pathological conditions and terminology relevant to effective communication.
DENT 124 Preventive Dentistry/Diet and Nutrition
Prerequisites: DENT 115 and DENT 123.An in-depth course that emphasizes the importance of preventive dentistry and the effects of diet and nutrition on dental health techniques of assisting
patients in the maintenance of good oral hygiene. DENT 125 Preclinical Practice II
Prerequisites: DENT 102,DENT 115,DENT 116 and DENT 123.The second in a series of two in-depth courses that continues Preclinical Practice I.Anesthesia is presented.The following dental specialties are presented:Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery,Periodontics, Endodontics,Pediatric Dentistry, Orthodontics,Prosthodontics, and
Dental Public Health. DENT 129 Dental Materials and Lab II
Prerequisites: DENT 102.The second in a series of two in-depth courses that reviews the properties of dental materials,proper modes of manipulation,necessary armamentarium used,and tech- nical duties dental assistants can perform.Stresses clinical behavior of materials and biological factors of importance to dental assistant.