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ADDICTION & DIVERSITY COUNSELING

Degree:  Associate of Science
Credit Hours Required: 65

The Addiction and Diversity Counseling degree prepares a student for counseling in an agency or institution which provides treatment for individuals who suffer from addiction. This degree also serves as a foundation for a Bachelor’s Degree in any Human Service related field, as well as in the Chemical Dependency field. 

Program Outcomes:

  1. Develop professional relationship that empowers the individual to use their own problem solving strategies.
  2. Apply skills to the development of treatment interventions and care plans.
  3. Demonstrate confidentiality, advocacy with professional and ethical standards.
  4. Adhere to a respectful relationship with staff, clients, families and communities in a culturally competent manner.
  5. Demonstrate assessment, knowledge, skills and strategies for clients with substance abuse and mental health issues.

Required Professional Courses                                                                                            24

            ADC 115 Introduction to Alcohol Use and Abuse                                        3

            ADC 116 Introduction to Drug Use and Abuse                                            3

            ADC 223 Ethics for the Alcohol and Drug Professional                               3

            ADC 227 Alcohol and Drug Group Counseling                                            3

            ADC 234 Native American and Substance Abuse                                         3

            ADC 256 Counseling Families with Alcohol or Other Drug Issues               3

            ADC 261 Alcohol and Drug Treatment Continuum                                      3

            ADC 296 Treatment Internship                                                                      3      

General Education Requirements                                                                                       41

Please refer back to pages 32-33 of the catalog for a full description of each of these General Education requirements.

            English/Communications                                                                                6

            Math/Science                                                                                                  7

            Humanities                                                                                                      3

            Social Science

            (Must be ADC 141 and DKT 140)                                                              6

            Dakota Studies                                                                                               6

            Computer Science                                                                                           3

            General Education                                                                                          4

            General Education Courses                                                                            6

            (Must be ADC 230 and ADC 244) 

Students that come into the program prepared to take 100 level classes can complete the program in two years (4 semesters) and one summer if taking 15 credits each semester. If a student takes 12 credits, minimum for full-time, the program can be completed in 2.5 years (5 semesters) and one summer.

Business Instructor:  Gideon Kilonzo

Cost to complete the program within normal time (15 credits per semester):

 (Based on five semesters)

Tuition                                                             $ 8,125

Registration Fee                                                    250

Lab Fee $50 (per lab class)                                   150

Library Usage/Email Account Fee                        150

Building Usage Fee                                              125

Technical Fee                                                        450

Books and Supplies (estimate)                           3,000

Graduation Fee                                                       40

Activity Fee                                                          150

Total                                                               $12,440                                   

 

34 CFR 668.6(b) The name and U.S. Department of Labor’s Standard Occupational Classification code of the occupations that the program prepares the student to enter along with links to occupational profiles on the U.S. Department of Labor’s O*NET web site or its successor site.

  • 21-1011 Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors

Counsel and advise individuals with alcohol, tobacco, drug, or other problems, such as gambling and eating disorders. May counsel individuals, families, or groups or engage in prevention programs. Excludes "Social Workers" (21-1021 through 21-1029), "Psychologists" (19-3031 through 19-3039), and "Mental Health Counselors" (21-1014) providing these services.

Broad Occupation: 21-1010 Counselors 
Minor Group: 21-1000 Counselors, Social Workers, and Other Community and Social Service Specialists 
Major Group: 21-0000 Community and Social Service
O*NET link for Addiction and Diversity Counselor
https://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/47-3012.00

BEHAVIORAL SCIENCE

Degree:  Associate of Science
Credit Hours Required:  65

The Behavioral Science curriculum is designed for students who intend to seek a career working with people. The curriculum is aimed at allowing students to pursue an occupation in social services/people related jobs. The Behavioral Science Degree will also set the foundation for students who intend to pursue a Baccalaureate degree in Psychology, Sociology, or Criminal Justice.

Program Outcomes:

  1. Demonstrate utilizing the American Psychological Association format for writing research papers.
  2. Apply concepts learned not only to the field of behavioral science but in life in general.
  3. Demonstrate the difference between criminal and civil crimes.
  4. Understand the ethical principles as it pertains to the program.
  5. Apply the various theories as it pertains to real world situations.

Required Professional Courses                                                                    12

SS 110                  Introduction to Sociology                                                3

PSY/SS 230          Pseudoscience & Controversy                                          3

PSY 205               Life Span Development                                                   3

MATH 210           Introduction to Statistics                                                  3

           

Professional Electives                                                                                    12

Students are required to complete 12 semester hours of elective professional courses. These courses must be chosen with permission of the advisor.  They may include but are not limited to the following:

PSY/SS 125, PSY 204, PSY 240, SS 210, SS 241, HPS 250, BUS 217

General Education Requirements                                                               41

Please refer back to pages 32-33 of the catalog for a full description of each of these General Education requirements.

            English/Communications                                                        6

            Math/Science - Math 130 & one science course                     7

            Humanities                                                                              3

            Social Science -                                                                       6

            GEO 120 or HPS 150 AND PYS 110 or SS 120 or SS 135

            Dakota Studies                                                                       6

            Computer Science       .                                                           3

            General Education                                                                  4

            General Education Electives                                                   6

Students that come into the program prepared to take 100 level classes, can complete the program in two years (4 semesters) and one summer if taking 15 credits each semester. If a student takes 12 credits, minimum for full-time, the program can be completed in 2.5 years (5 semesters) and one summer.

Behavioral Science Instructor:   Vince Owen

Cost to complete the program within normal time (15 credits per semester):

 (Based on five semesters)

Tuition                                                             $ 8,125

Registration Fee                                                    250

Lab Fee $50 (per lab class)                                   150

Library Usage/Email Account Fee                        150

Building Usage Fee                                              125

Technical Fee                                                        450

Books and Supplies (estimate)                           3,000

Graduation Fee                                                       40

Activity Fee                                                          150

Total                                                               $12,440                       

This program prepares students to enter a behavioral science program in a four year university or enter a criminal justice program.

BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

Degree: Associate of Science

Credit Hours Required: 65

The Associate of Science Degree in Business Administration is designed to provide a student with a strong foundation in general education and the core business courses. Students successfully completing this program may transfer to a four year college.

Program Outcomes:

  1. Apply technology skills to the functions of a business.
  2. Apply ethical and professional behaviors to business.
  3. Communicate business information effectively using a multitude of communication skills.
  4. Demonstrate accounting knowledge.
  5. Analyze business situations and apply problem-solving techniques individually and in a team environment.

Required Professional Courses                                                                18

BUS 106 College Accounting I                                                                   3

BUS 107 College Accounting II                                                                 3

BUS 120 Introduction to Business                                                               3

BUS 128 Business Communications                                                           3

BUS 208 Business Applications for Microcomputers                                  3

BUS 250 Principles of Management                                                            3

Business Electives                                                                                        6

Students are required to complete 6 semester hours of elective business courses. These courses must be chosen with permission of the advisor.

General Education Requirements                                                           41

ENG 110 Speech Communications                                                              3

ENG 112 English Composition I                                                                  3

MATH 120 Intermediate Algebra or MATH 130 College Algebra             3

Humanities (students choice)                                                                        3

Social Science                                                                                               6

(One history or economics second psychology or sociology)                        

Dakota Studies

DKT 120 Introduction to Dakota Studies or DKT 140 Dakota Culture     3

SWO members DKT 110 Dakota Language I or

Non-SWO members Dakota class of choice                                                 3

CST 141 Microcomputer Applications                                                         3

GEN 101 Pathways to Success                                                                    3

GEN 270 Capstone                                                                                       1

General Education Electives (student’s choice of two classes)                    6 

If doing Accounting Emphasis: (In Lieu of Electives)

BUS 202 Federal Income Tax Accounting                                                 3

BUS 215 Principles of Financial Accounting                                              3

BUS 216 Principles of Managerial Accounting                                           3

BUS 230 Computerized Accounting                                                            3

 

Students that come into the program prepared to take 100 level classes, can complete the program in two years (4 semesters) and one summer if taking 15 credits each semester. If a student takes 12 credits, minimum for full-time, the program can be completed in 2.5 years (5 semesters) and one summer.

Business Instructor:   TBA

Adjunct Instructors:

            Jennifer Pelzel

            Jeanette Gravdahl

Cost to complete the program within normal time (15 credits per semester):

 (Based on five semesters)

Tuition                                                             $ 8,125

Registration Fee                                                    250

Lab Fee $50 (per lab class)                                   300

Library Usage/Email Account Fee                        150

Building Usage Fee                                              125

Technical Fee                                                        450

Books and Supplies (estimate)                           3,000

Graduation Fee                                                       40

Activity Fee                                                          150

Total                                                               $12,590                                   

34 CFR 668.6(b) The name and U.S. Department of Labor’s Standard Occupational Classification code of the occupations that the program prepares the student to enter along with links to occupational profiles on the U.S. Department of Labor’s O*NET web site or its successor site.

13-1190 Miscellaneous Business Operations Specialists

This broad occupation is the same as the detailed occupation:

13-1199 Business Operations Specialists, All Other 

Minor Group: 13-1000 Business Operations Specialists 
Major Group: 13-0000 Business and Financial Operations Occupations 

O*NET link for Business https://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/13-1199.00

BUSINESS SPECIALIST

Degree:  Associate of Applied Science

Credit Hours Required:  64

The Business Specialist Degree student will receive a strong business-oriented curriculum. This is enhanced with professional business courses to give the student a foundation preparing them for employment in the business world. 

Program Outcomes:

  1. Analyze business situations and apply problem-solving techniques.
  2. Interpret current business situations and act professionally and ethically.
  3. Communicate business information effectively using multiple communication skills.
  4. Keep a basic set of books using the complete accounting cycle.
  5. Assess and manage personal, family, and social issues in order to work productively and promote lifetime learning.
  6. Assist the planning, directing, or coordinating the operations of a business.
  7. Apply technology skills to the functions of a business.
  8. Apply file management skills.
  9. Create spreadsheets and databases.

Required Professional Courses                                                                    21

 

            BUS 106 College Accounting I                                                          3

            BUS 120 Introduction to Business                                                     3

            BUS 128 Business Communications                                                  3

            BUS 206 Word Processing                                                                 3

            BUS 208 Business Applications for Computers                                 3

            BUS 211 Desktop Publishing/Graphics                                              3

            BUS 250 Principles of Management                                                  3

Business Electives                                                                                          18

Students are required to complete 18 semester hours of elective business courses. These courses must be chosen with permission of the advisor.

General Education Requirements                                                               25

Please refer back to pages 39 of the catalog for a full description of each of these General Education requirements.

          English/Communications                                                                    6

            Math/Computer Science (Must be BUS 124)                                    6

            Dakota Studies                                                                                   6

            General Education                                                                              7

 

Students that come into the program prepared to take 100 level classes, can complete the program in two years (4 semesters) and one summer if taking 15 credits each semester. If a student takes 12 credits, minimum for full-time, the program can be completed in 2.5 years (5 semesters) and one summer.

Business Specialist Instructor:  TBA

Cost to complete the program within normal time (15 credits per semester):

 (Based on five semesters)

Tuition                                                             $ 8,000

Registration Fee                                                    250

Lab Fee $50 (per lab class)                                   200

Library Usage/Email Account Fee                        150

Building Usage Fee                                              125

Technical Fee                                                        450

Books and Supplies (estimate)                           3,000

Graduation Fee                                                       40

Activity Fee                                                          150

Total                                                               $12,365                                   

 

34 CFR 668.6(b) The name and U.S. Department of Labor’s Standard Occupational Classification code of the occupations that the program prepares the student to enter along with links to occupational profiles on the U.S. Department of Labor’s O*NET web site or its successor site.

43-9061 Office Clerks, General

Perform duties too varied and diverse to be classified in any specific office clerical occupation, requiring knowledge of office systems and procedures. Clerical duties may be assigned in accordance with the office procedures of individual establishments and may include a combination of answering telephones, bookkeeping, typing or word processing, stenography, office machine operation, and filing.

Illustrative examples: Real Estate Clerk, Administrative Clerk, Office Assistant

Broad Occupation: 43-9060 Office Clerks, General 
Minor Group: 43-9000 Other Office and Administrative Support Workers 
Major Group: 43-0000 Office and Administrative Support Occupations 

 

O*NET link for Business Specialist https://www.onetonline.org/find/summary/43-9061

COMPUTER SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY

 Degree: Associate of Applied Science

Credit Hours Required: 63

The Computer Systems Technology (CST) program is designed to prepare students to enter into the information systems field. Career skills developed within this curriculum include:  computer technician, network designer, network technician, and network administrator. These skills should enable a graduate of this program to manage a small technology department or work as an independent contractor. Furthermore, the curriculum is designed to help students prepare to obtain nationally recognized certifications such as the CCNA, Network +, and A+.

 Program Outcomes:

  1. Integrate fundamental networking concepts involved in network architecture and design.
  2. Demonstrate knowledge of concepts related to computers.
  3. Demonstrate operational knowledge of common types of software applications which are generally used on an information network or the internet.
  4. Maintain an information network.
  5. Incorporate security concepts and practices within an information network.
  6. Integrate management and organizational concepts required to be a responsible member or leader in a team environment or as a business owner.
  7. Exhibit critical thinking competencies in their work.

Required Professional Courses                                                                    26

BUS 120           Introduction to Business                                                      3

CST 151            Network Design                                                                   3

CST 152            Network Design Lab                                                           1

CST 221            Computer Hardware & Troubleshooting                             3

CST 231            Operating Systems                                                               3

CST 232            Network Operating Systems                                                3

CST 263            Database Management & Design                                        3

CST 266            Principles of Information Security                                       3

CST 210            Desktop Publishing/Graphics                                               3

CST 297            Information Technology Internship                                     1

Electives                                                                                                         12

Students are required to complete 12 semester hours of elective CST or Business courses. These   courses must be chosen with permission of the advisor.

General Education Requirements                                                               25

Please refer back to page 39 of the catalog for a full description of each of these General Education requirements.

           English/Communications                                                                    6

            Math/Computer Science                                                                     6

            Dakota Studies                                                                                   6

            General Education                                                                              7

 

Students that come into the program prepared to take 100 level classes, can complete the program in two years (4 semesters) and one summer if taking 15 credits each semester. If a student takes 12 credits, minimum for full-time, the program can be completed in 2.5 years (5 semesters) and one summer.

Computer Systems Instructor: Lori Zimprich

Cost to complete the program within normal time (15 credits per semester):

 (Based on five semesters)

 

Tuition                                                             $ 7,875

Registration Fee                                                    250

Lab Fee $50 (per lab class)                                   500

Library Usage/Email Account Fee                        150

Building Usage Fee                                              125

Technical Fee                                                        450

Books and Supplies (estimate)                           3,000

Graduation Fee                                                       40

Activity Fee                                                          150

Total                                                               $12,540                                   

 

34 CFR 668.6(b) The name and U.S. Department of Labor’s Standard Occupational Classification code of the occupations that the program prepares the student to enter along with links to occupational profiles on the U.S. Department of Labor’s O*NET web site or its successor site.

43-9011 Computer Operators

Monitor and control electronic computer and peripheral electronic data processing equipment to process business, scientific, engineering, and other data according to operating instructions. Monitor and respond to operating and error messages. May enter commands at a computer terminal and set controls on computer and peripheral devices. Excludes "Computer Occupations" (15-1100) and "Data Entry Keyers" (43-9021).

Illustrative examples: Computer Peripheral Equipment Operator, Console Operator

Broad Occupation: 43-9010 Computer Operators 
Minor Group: 43-9000 Other Office and Administrative Support Workers 
Major Group: 43-0000 Office and Administrative Support Occupations 

O*NET link for Computer Systems Tech https://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/43-9011.00

Academic and Financial Aid Appeal 2017 34 CFR 668.41 (a)-(d), 34 CFR 668.42, 34 CFR 668.43

Student Net Price Calculator 20 U.S.C. 1015a(a); 20 U.S.C. 1015a(h); DCL GEN 08-12, page 33

Accreditation, Approval, or Licensure ( 34 CFR 668.41(a) –(d); 34 CFR 668.43 )

Names of associations, agencies, or governmental bodies that accredit,approve, or license the school and its programs.
Procedures for obtaining or reviewing documents describing accreditation, approval, or licensing. 

 

 

Retention Rates 34 CFR 668.41 and Graduation Rates

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