(Page 9) Spring 2013 Semester, Last day to drop class & receive "W"........................April 5
Accreditations and Affiliations (page 11) No Changes
General Information (pages 12-34) No Changes
Admission Policies and Procedures (pages 26-39) No Changes
Registration Policies and Procedures (pages 41-49)
(page 45) CHART B - Course Placement Scores for ENGL 0302 Integrated Reading and Writing I and ENGL 0309 Integrated Reading and Writing II
23-34 and 6 or lower on essay
1-35 and 6 or lower on essay
35-44 and 6 or lower on essay; 45 and 5 or lower on essay
36-84 and 6 or lower on essay; 85 and 5 or lower on essay
*Exceptions 1. A student who places into both ENGL 0304 and ENGL 0306 places into ENGL 0302. 2. A student who places into both ENGL 0305 and ENGL 0307 places into ENGL 0309. 3. A student who places into ENGL 0304 (Reading I) and ENGL 0307 (Writing II) or ENGL 0306 (Writing I) and ENGL 0305(Reading II), pending departmental approval, will place into ENGL 0309 (Integrated Reading and Writing II).
Financial Information and Assistance (pages 50-70) No Changes
Records Policies and Procedures (pages 70-73) No Changes
Academic Policies, Procedures and Services (pages 74-83)
(pages 79-80) Prior Learning Assessment - External Examinations: See the PLA website for recently approved External Exams for Economics, Human Services, Accounting credit.
Student Development Programs and Services (pages 84-87) No Changes
Graduation Requirements (pages 88-93) No Changes
Academic Transfer (pages 94-105)
(page 97) Effective spring, 2013, LSC-University Park will offer AAT EC-6 Generalist and AAT Grades 4-8 Generalist.
(page 98) Effective spring, 2013, LSC-Univeristy Park will offer Field of Study Curriculum in Business.
Workforce Degrees and Certificates (including Star Chart -pages 106-113)
(page 106) MSA, Taxation Certificate was deactivated for LSC-Kingwood, effective spring, 2012. Black star in the star chart should be removed.
(page 106) AAS, Logistic Management program code should be AAS_LOMT rather than AAS_ LMT.
(page 106) Certificate, Legal Office Assistant program code should be C1_LOA1 rather than C1_LES1.
(page 107) AAS, Programming Specialist Specialization - Remove black star for LSC-Montgomery.
Degrees and Certificates (pages 115-192)
(page 115) Taxation Certificate MSA - This award was deactivated for LSC-Kingwood, effective spring, 2012.
(page 116) Accounting AAS - LSC-University Park will begin offering this award effective fall, 2012 pending Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board approval.
(page 117) Oil Field Service MCA - Change program title to Field Service Technician. Remove PTRT 1301 and replace with IEIR 1310. Remove PTRT 1424 and replace with RBTC 1401. Changes are effective spring, 2013.
(page 120) Aviation Management AAS - Add ECON 2301 as an "or option" to ECON 2302. Effective spring, 2013, this award and Aviation MSA are deactivated.
(page 122) Information Technology Certificate - Effective spring, 2013, title will be changed to Information Technology Core. Replace BMGT 1309 with ITSC 1315, add an option of taking COSC 1309 or ITSE 1402, add ITSC 1425.
(page 125) Programming Specialist Specialization AAS - This award will be removed from LSC-Montgomery's inventory effective, fall, 2012; Effective spring, 2013 - PC Support Specialist Certificate: Remove BMGT 1309 and ENGL 1301. Add ITSC 1315 and an option to take either COSC 1309 or ITSE 1402.
(page 126) E-Business Web Developer Certificate - Capstone course will be changed from ITSE 2472 to IMED 2349 effective fall, 2012.
(page 134) Emergency Medical Services Professions - Effective fall, 2012: Add the following statement to the program description. Emergency Medical Services (EMS) students must meet progression requirements to remain in the program. Making a passing grade in an EMS course may not meet minimum standards. Please see the department for detailed information.
(page 148) Hospitality Management AAS - HPRO 2301 should be HRPO 2301- Human Resource Management. Effective spring, 2013 - Hospitality Management AAS and Hospitality Operations Certificate are deactivated.
(page 149) Human Services AAS - The capstone options for students taking the General Track B will be expanded effective, fall, 2012 to also include DAAC 2360 or DAAC 2160 AND 2260 (3 credits total).
(page 153) Land Surveying and Mapping Technology AAS - The multicultural elective in the second year is now specified as either GEOG 1300 or GEOG 1303, effective fall, 2012. SPCH 1315 is added to the options for a speech course, effective fall, 2012.
(page 156) Machining Technology - Effective spring, 2013, INMT 1443 CAD-CAM will be removed from the program and replaced with MCHN 1426 Introduction to Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAM). Remove DFTG 1325 Blueprint Reading and Sketching and replace with MCHN 1302 Print Reading for Machine Trades. Computer Numeric Control Operator I Certificate will be renamed Computer Numeric Control Operator/Programmer I Certificate. Computer Numeric Control Operator II Certificate will be renamed Computer Numeric Control Operator/Programmer II Certificate.
(page 157) Management AAS - LSC-University Park will begin offering this award effective fall, 2012 pending Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board approval.
(page 178) Professional Office Technology - Effective spring, 2013, program title will change to Administrative Services. Awards will be deactivated and replaced with a level I certificate, a level II certificate with tracks and an AAS degree with tracks. See faculty for details as changes are extensive.
(page 191) Pipe Welding Certificate - Effective fall, 2012 - The last course in this award should be WLDG 2453 Advanced Pipe Welding. Remove WLDG 2435 Advanced Layout and Fabrication. Statement listed before degree outline should be changed to: Students must complete the SMAW certificate prior to enrolling in this certificate."
(page 222) DFTG 2307 Electrical Drafting - Add MATH 0310 as a prerequisite.
(page 199) ARTS 1303 - Course title revised to "Art History: Prehistory to Gothic" effective fall, 2012.
(page 199) ARTS 1304 - Course title revised to "Art History: Renaissance to Modern" effective fall, 2012.
(page 206) BIOL 1406 - Course title revised to "Biology I for Science Majors" effective fall, 2012.
(page 206) BIOL 1407 - Course title revised to "Biology II for Science Majors", and course descriptive revised effective fall, 2012.
(page 206) BIOL 1408 - Course title revised to "Biology I for Non-Science Majors" effective fall, 2012.
(page 206) BIOL 1409 - Course title revised to "Biology II for Non-Science Majors" effective fall, 2012.
(page 206) BIOL 2401 - Course description and prerequisite suggestion have been revised effective fall, 2012.
(page 207) BIOL 2402 - Course description has been revised effective fall, 2012.
(page 214) COSC 1420 - Course description has been revised effective fall, 2012.
(page 217) CSME 1447- Principles of Skin Care/Facial and Related Theory - Prerequisite should be CSME 1421.
(page 225) DMSO 1302 - Lecture/lab combination has been revised to 3 hrs. lec., 1 hr. lab. effective fall, 2012.
(page 228) DSAE 1364 - External hours have been revised to 21 hrs. effective fall, 2012.
(page 234) ENGL 0302 - Integrated Reading and Writing I - New course beginning summer, 2012. This course is designed to prepare students for English 0309, Integrated Reading and Writing II. Topics include applying active reading strategies and facilitating sentence and paragraph writing. This course integrates Developmental Reading I (ENGL 0304) and Developmental Writing I (ENGL 0306). This course carries institutional credit but will not transfer and will not be used to meet degree requirements. This course may be used to fulfill courses ENGL 0304 and/or ENGL 0306.Prerequisite: Placement by testing
(page 235) ENGL 0309 - Integrated Reading and Writing II - New course beginning fall, 2012. Clarification: This is a combined lecture/lab, performance- based course designed to develop studentsí critical reading and academic writing skills. The focus of the course will be on applying critical reading skills for organizing, analyzing, and retaining material and developing written work appropriate to the audience, purpose, situation, and length of the assignment. The course integrates preparation in basic academic reading skills with basic skills in writing a variety of academic essays. This is a course with a required lab. The course fulfills TSI requirements for reading and writing. This course carries institutional credit but will not transfer and may not be used to meet degree requirements. This course may be used to fulfill three (3) course combinations: 1) ENGL 0305 and/or ENGL 0307 and pending department approval 2) ENGL 0304 and ENGL 0307 and 3) ENGL 0306 and ENGL 0305. Prerequisites: ENGL 0302, or ENGL 0304 AND ENGL 0306, or placement by testing, or instructor approval.
(page 248) GOVT 2304 - Introduction to Politics - Revise prerequisites to include GOVT 2305 or 2306 due to the recent Academic Course Guide Manual (ACGM) changes in required government courses beginning fall, 2012.