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2020-2022 College CatalogErrata SheetNew Programs and Certificates x)Effective: Fall 2020 (2207)Geographic Information SystemsCollege Credit Certificate Code: 66080 21 creditsGeographic Information Systems (GIS) is a technological field that promotes cooperation within and acrossorganizations by enabling the integration of several information platforms to facilitate mapping, analysis and planningstrategies. The College Credit Certificate program in Geographic Information Systems Technology prepares studentswith professional and technical training in geographic information systems (GIS). Graduates of the CCC acquire a skillset that equips them to create, modify and enhance GIS for analysis, prediction, decision making and planning in avariety of fields.Effective: Fall 2020 (2207)Patternmaking and ConstructionCollege Credit Certificate Code: 64002 21 creditsThe College Credit Certificate Program in Pattern Making and Construction prepares students to fulfill the essentialroles of machinists, pattern makers, and pattern cutters in the growing field of fashion. Classes focus on the technicalskills and basic textile knowledge required for entry level positions in the industries of textile, apparel, and furnishings.Effective: Fall 2021 (2217)Health Science –Medical Laboratory Sciences ConcentrationBachelor of Applied Science Code: P9211 130 creditsThe Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.S.) in Health Sciences with concentration in Medical Laboratory Sciences isdesigned to accommodate the unique demands for entry and advancement within the health science industry. MedicalLaboratory Scientist work with pathologists and other laboratory professionals in performing and analyzing laboratorytesting used for diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease. Medical Laboratory Sciences program graduates areeligible for certification by the American Association of Bioanalysts (AAB), American Society for Clinical Pathology(ASCP), and American Medical Technologist (AMT). Upon completion of the program and the attainment of certificationand license, medical laboratory scientists are employed in a variety of health-care settings as laboratory technologistswith the opportunity of upward mobility to supervisory and management positions.Health Science – Histotechnology ConcentrationBachelor of Applied Science Code: P9212 130 creditsThe Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.S.) in Health Sciences with concentration in Histotechnology is designed toaccommodate the unique demands for entry and advancement within the health science industry. Histotechnologistprocess patient samples for the detection of tissue abnormalities in order to determine the best treatment for thediseases causing the abnormalities. In addition to the dyes and chemicals used to prepare and stain tissues formicroscopy, immunological and DNA techniques are utilized to determine specific cell types in tumors.Histotechnologist work in conjunction with the pathology department at a variety of hospital, surgical and clinicallocations. Upon completion of the program and the attainment of certification and license, Histotechnologist areemployed in a variety of health-care settings with the opportunity of upward mobility to supervisory and managementpositions.Effective: Fall 2021 (2217)Surgical TechnologyAssociate in Science Code: TBD 64 creditsThe Associate in Science degree in Surgical Technology is designed to educate and prepare graduates with skills requiredfor entry-level employment as a member of the healthcare team. In addition, students will acquire extensive knowledgeof legal and ethical responsibilities, anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, microbiology, aseptic techniques, patientcare procedures, surgical technology procedures, patient safety, and use and care of equipment and supplies.Page 1 of 21

2020-2022 College CatalogErrata SheetEffective: Fall 2021 (2217)LendingCollege Credit Certificate Code: 65080 32 creditsThe primary vision of the Lending Certificate is to develop in the students the ability to identify risks by providing acomprehensive foundation in financial analysis and credit underwriting fundamentals. The student will learn how torecognize first signals of credit deterioration and how lending officers manage problematic credit risk situations andimplement strategies to minimize losses. The Program content includes identification, analysis of key qualitative riskfactors, assessment, calculation, and interpretations of key ratios and elements of financial accounting.Page 2 of 21

2020-2022 College CatalogErrata SheetProgram and Certificate Modifications x)Effective Spring 2021 (2213) the following programs and certificates are modified as follows:Page 75:Electrical and Computer Engineering TechnologyElectrical and Computer Engineering Technology (ECET) is part of almost everything society depends on. The ECET program atMiami Dade College is designed to provide students with a well-rounded hands-on education in electrical and computer systems.The program emphasizes the application of electrical/electronic and computer hardware and software principles and devices.Students study and learn valuable skills from various areas such as: computer hardware and interfacing, computer-basedinstrumentation and process control, digital communication and networking, and microcontroller systems and applications.Graduates from the ECET program have technical skills that allows them to work in a broad range of industries includingtransportation, green energy, networks and communications, aerospace, defense, and biomedical.PAGE 75:Information Systems Technology - Software EngineeringThe Bachelor of Science (BS) in Information Systems Technology (IST) degree program prepares students with essential skills andknowledge to effectively support the design, planning and management of information infrastructures and information resourceswithin diverse organizational settings The Software Engineering concentration focuses on designing and creating software.Students learn how to specify software requirements from clients and how to design, implement and validate software solutionsfor real-world problems.PAGE 76:Information Systems Technology – Cybersecurity ConcentrationThe Bachelor of Science (BS) in Information Systems Technology (IST) degree program prepares students with essential skills andknowledge to effectively support the design, planning and management of information infrastructures and information resourceswithin diverse organizational settings The Cybersecurity concentration focuses on vulnerabilities and threats faced by informationsystems. Students learn how to analyze risks of an organization’s digital assets, as well as how to use tools and methods tomitigate cyber threats. Upon completion of the program, the student will have learned to collect and analyze evidence fromWindows and Linux computer systems and to footprint, scan, and enumerate networks.PAGE 76:Information Systems Technology – Networking ConcentrationThe Bachelor of Science (BS) in Information Systems Technology (IST) degree program prepares students with essential skills andknowledge to effectively support the design, planning and management of information infrastructures and information resourceswithin diverse organizational settings The Networking Concentration focuses on how to plan, design, implement and maintainnetwork infrastructures to keep organizations running smoothly. Students learn how to select technologies that best suit theclient’s needs. Students also acquire the technical skills needed to install, maintain, and extend multi-user computer systems andhow to develop administrative policies and procedures.PAGE 92:Networking Services Technology – Network InfrastructureThe Networking Services Technology - Network Infrastructure program provides an opportunity to establish a foundation in thefield of network design and administration for employment in commercial, industrial and government institutions. The NetworkInfrastructure track offers the training needed to connect and secure multiple computing systems and software platforms.Students are additionally eligible to sit for the Cisco Certified Networking Associate (CCNA) certification exam. Graduates areprepared for positions as information technology specialists, help desk specialists, network specialists, entry level securityspecialists and network systems analysts.PAGE 92:Networking Services Technology – Network SecurityThe Networking Services Technology- Network Security program provides an opportunity to establish a foundation in the field ofnetwork design and administration for employment in commercial, industrial and government institutions. The program has anemphasis on operations, hardening and administration of network security devices. Graduates of the AS Program in this trackPage 3 of 21

2020-2022 College CatalogErrata Sheetacquire a skill set that allows the student to collect and analyze system logs, perform network penetration testing, and install andoperate IDS/IPS, VPNs, firewalls and honeypots.PAGE 97:Accounting & BudgetingThe College Credit Certificate in Accounting & Budgeting will prepare students to compute, classify, and record numerical data tokeep financial records complete. Students will also be prepared to check the accuracy of figures, calculations, and postingspertaining to business transactions recorded by other workers.Page 4 of 21

2020-2022 College CatalogErrata SheetProgram and Certificate Deletions x)Effective Spring 2021 (2213) the following programs and certificates are no longer offered at MDC:Secondary Science Education – ChemistryBachelor of Science Code: S9220 120 creditsBusiness Specialist - Accounting/BudgetingCollege Credit Certificate Code: 65010 12 creditsSecondary Science Education – Earth and Space SciencesBachelor of Science Code: S9230 120 creditsBusiness Operations – International BusinessCollege Credit Certificate Code: 65026 18 creditsSecondary Science Education – PhysicsBachelor of Science Code: S4107 120 creditsEntrepreneurshipCollege Credit Certificate Code: 65099 12 creditsAutomotive Service Management TechnologyAssociate in Applied Science Code: A1000 68 creditsMarketing OperationsCollege Credit Certificate Code: 65008 30 creditsFinancial Services - Mortgage FinanceAssociate in Science Code: 22025 60 creditsMortgage FinanceCollege Credit Certificate Code: 62004 31 creditsHealth Information Technology - AcceleratedAssociate in Science Code: 23071 70 creditsBail Bond AgentCareer Technical Certificate Code: 57003 4 credits (120Clock Hours)Instructional Services TechnologyAssociate in Science Code: 22013 63 creditsTelecommunications Engineering TechnologyAssociate in Science Code: 26051 64 creditsTheater & Entertainment TechnologyAssociate in Science Code: 26025 64 creditsBusiness Management - ManagementCollege Credit Certificate Code: 65041 24 creditsBusiness Management - Small Business ManagementCollege Credit Certificate Code: 65042 24 creditsBusiness Operations - Accounting/BudgetingCollege Credit Certificate Code: 65021 18 creditsBusiness Supervision & ManagementCareer Technical Certificate Code: 55014 30 credits (900Clock Hours)Commercial Art TechnologyCareer Technical Certificate Code: 56004 50 credits(1500 Clock Hours)Electronic TechnologyCareer Technical Certificate Code: 56002 46.60 credits(1398 Clock Hours)Medical Record TranscribingCareer Technical Certificate Code: 53006/53026 40credits (1200 Clock Hours)Television ProductionCareer Technical Certificate Code: 56008 55 credits(1650 Clock Hours)Page 5 of 21

2020-2022 College CatalogErrata SheetExisting CoursesThe following existing college credit courses were omitted from the posted 2020-2022 College Catalog.PAGE 279:PGY 2239Illustrative Photography 2(4 credits)A sophisticated level of photographic illustration is reached, and emphasis is given to conceptual and visual continuity. Concepts,methods and techniques necessary to produce slide presentations for variety of clients are stressed. Seminars and conferencesprepare students for the business aspects of the illustration and advertising markets. Prerequisite: PGY 2221. Laboratory fee. (12 hr. lecture; 4 hr. lab)PGY 2401CIntroduction to Photography(3-4 credits)Fundamentals of black and white photography as an art medium with emphasis on composition, design and processing. Studentswill supply their own camera, film and paper. Prerequisites: ART 1203C, 1300C, or equivalent. Laboratory fee. (1-2 hr. lecture; 4hr. lab)PGY 2404CIntermediate Photography(3-4 credits)Emphasis on achieving more technical control of black and white photography with introduction to larger format photographyutilization of studio aspects such as strobe, quartz lighting and view camera controls continued development of aesthetics.Corequisite: PGY 2401C. Laboratory fee. (1-2 hr. lecture; 4 hr. lab)PGY 2470CPortfolio Preparation(3-4 credits)Provides graduating students individual guidance and direction in the preparation of their portfolios. Emphasis is given to therealization of new photographic images. Prerequisite: PGY 2111C, 2210, 2221, 2222. Laboratory fee. (1-2 hr. lecture; 4 hr. lab)PGY 2475Advanced Photography(3-4 credits)The production of advanced portfolio in black and white or color, while emphasizing photography as a studio area in art. Acontinuation in the development of both technical and aesthetic concerns for the art student majoring in photography.Prerequisite: PGY 2404C. (2 hr. lecture; 4 hr. lab)PGY 2800CDigital Photography(4 credits)This course is an introduction to the practice of documentary digital photography. Students will learn basic digital camera skills,imaging software, and printing and critiques. Prerequisites: ART 1205C, 1300C, and PGY 2401C. May be repeated for credit.Special fee. (2 hr. lecture; 4 hr. lab)Page 6 of 21

2020-2022 College CatalogErrata SheetNew CoursesEffective Spring 2021 (2213) the following new courses have been added to the MDC course inventory:AMH 2090History of Women in the United States(3 credits)This course will explore the history of women from precolonial times to the present, by examining how gender roles, class, andethnicity defined women's experiences in the social, political, and economic contexts. It will also analyze how women shaped andcontributed to historical events and movements within the United States. (3 hr. lecture)AML 2600African American Literature(3 credits)A study of African American historical and contemporary literature from various genres such as poetry, fiction, narratives,speeches, films, and drama. Prerequisite of ENC 1101 with a Grade of "C" or higher, or equivalent. (3 hr. lecture)BAN 2252Commercial Real Estate(3 credits)In this course the student will learn specific financial tools and techniques required to assess the feasibility of commercial realestate investment, funding and financing options, risks associated to real estate transactions and factors impacting real estateinvestment decisions. The student will learn how the commercial real estate process works, the different interested partiesinvolved in the transaction, the essentials of risk and return, financing options and different phases in a commercial real estatetransaction. (3 hr. lecture)CEN 4025CSoftware Engineering II(4 credits)This upper division course is for students majoring in the B.S. in Information Systems Technology or the B.S. in Electrical andComputer Engineering Technology programs. This course covers in-depth topics in software process structures, process models,requirements modeling with use-cases and class-based methods. Students will also learn design concepts including abstraction,OOD concepts, component-level and architectural design, user interface analysis and design, and design patterns. Prerequisite(s):CET 3383C. (3 hr. lecture, 2 hr. lab)CEN 4090CSoftware Engineering Capstone(4 credits)This upper division course, for students majoring in the BS-IST Software Engineering concentration, requires students todemonstrate their competence to analyze, design, develop, and test a software system. Student(s) will create, implement, andpresent a software project plan that includes the following work products: software requirements specification, designspecification document, code, unit tests and project system test plan to create an operational system. This course should betaken during the last semester before graduation and with a departmental permission. Prerequisite(s): Student must be classifiedas a Senior and have completed at least 3 of the 5 concentration courses to obtain departmental approval. (3 hr. lecture, 2 hr.lab)CLP 2431Field Experience in Behavioral Analysis(3 credits)The student will learn the process and importance of observing, documenting, and interpreting the behavior of individuals withspecial needs. Students will learn and apply various methods to document behavior and create behavioral treatment plan. (20hours service learning). Prerequisite(s): EAB 1001. (3 hr. lecture)CLP 2470Introduction to Childhood Psychopathology(3 credits)This course is designed especially for students who are interested in completing the RBT examination through the BCBA. Thecourse will cover measurement, assessment, skill acquisition, behavior reduction, documentation and reporting, and professionalconduct and scope of practice, as well as all subtasks listed in the RBT checklist and the Professional and Ethical Compliance Codefor Behavior Analysts by the BCBA. Special fee. Prerequisite(s): PSY 2012. (3 hr. lecture)COT 4400Design and Analysis of Algorithms(4 credits)This upper division course is for students majoring in the B.S. in Information Systems Technology or the B.S. in Electrical andComputer Engineering Technology programs. This course covers general techniques in algorithm design (such as divide-andconquer, greedy method, dynamic programming, search and traversal techniques, branch-and-bound) in the context of problemdomains like graph, sorting and optimization problems. Prerequisite(s): COP1334 or COP2270. (3 hr. lecture, 2 hr. lab)Page 7 of 21

2020-2022 College CatalogErrata SheetCTS 4935CNetworking Capstone(4 credits)This upper division course, for students majoring in the BS-IST Networking concentration, requires students to demonstrate theircompetence to analyze, design, develop, and test an information system in a team environment. Each team will create andpresent an information technology (IT) solution proposal that includes design documentation, implementation plan, and projecttest plan to create an operational information system. Students will also implement a proof-of-concept in a real orsimulated/virtualized environment. Prerequisite(s): Student must be classified as a senior and have completed at least 3 of the 5concentration courses to obtain departmental approval. (3 hr. lecture, 2 hr. lab)EAB 1001Foundation in Registered Behavior Technician(3 credits)This course is designed especially for students who are interested in completing the RBT examination through the BCBA. Thecourse will cover measurement, assessment, skill acquisition, behavior reduction, documentation and reporting, and professionalconduct and scope of practice, as well as all subtasks listed in the RBT checklist and the Professional and Ethical Compliance Codefor Behavior Analysts by the BCBA. Special fee. (3 hr. lecture)EEC 3213Language, Literature, and Emergent Literacy(3 credits)This course focuses on the development of language and literacy in children ages birth through age five. The student will learnthe process of emergent literacy including vocabulary and language development, phonological awareness, alphabetic and printknowledge, and comprehension. The student will learn to design developmentally appropriate and effective emergent literacyactivities in relation to the early learning and developmental standards. (Ten hours of clinical experience required in an approvedpre-kindergarten inclusion setting.) (3 hr. lecture)EEC 3412Family and Community Partnerships in Early Childhood Education(3 credits)This course focuses on family engagement and community involvement in early childhood education. The student will identifystrategies for establishing and maintaining reciprocal relationships with culturally diverse parents, families, and communities.The student will explore ways to connect students, parents, families, the school, and the community as a partnership to supportstudent learning and well- being. (3 hr. lecture)EEC 3613Observation and Assessment of Young Children(3 credits)This course will provide an overview of the process and importance of observing, documenting, and interpreting the behavior ofyoung children. The student will learn and apply various methods to document the ongoing development of children and thevalue of using this information to support and plan for learning experiences. (Ten hours of clinical experience in an approvedbirth-age four inclusion setting.) (3 hr. lecture)EEC 4219CScience, Technology, and Mathematics (STEM) Methods for ECE II(3 credits)The student will learn to use scientific and mathematical research-based methods and strategies to teach inquiry and problemsolving skills and plan activities for young children that foster exploration in the nature of science, mathematics, and technology.(Ten hours of clinical experience required in an approved kindergarten-third grade inclusion setting with ESOL students duringmath and science instruction: 1 observation.) (3 hr. lecture)EEX 3201Young Children with Special Needs(3 credits)This course provides an overview of issues related to young children (birth through age eight) with special needs. The studentwill learn about possible causes and characteristics of exceptionalities, federal laws pertaining to students with disabilities, thereferral process, educational interventions, available resources, and advocacy (Ten hours of clinical experience required in anapproved birth-age four inclusion setting). (3 hr. lecture)EEX 4932Advanced Topics in Exceptional Student Education(3 credits)The student will explore current issues and trends in Exceptional Student Education (ESE). The student will learn about thefoundations of ESE, including instructional practices, differentiated instruction, positive behavioral supports, assessment, thetransition process, and assistive technology. This course will help prepare students for the Florida Teacher Certification ESE exam.(3 hr. lecture)EDG 2319Introduction to Mindfulness in Education(3 credits)This course provides an introduction to educational neuroscience research on mindfulness in education. This course supportsteachers’ understanding of essential techniques and the application of mindfulness in the classroom. The student will researchtheories of mindfulness methods that have shown to have beneficial effects on physical, mental health and well-being. ThePage 8 of 21

2020-2022 College CatalogErrata Sheetstudent will practice mindfulness techniques & methods to support the development of self-reflective teaching practices andconsider the impact of mindfulness techniques as pedagogical methods for fostering well-being and prioritizing students’ socialemotional development. (3 hr. lecture)EDG 2700Introduction to Multicultural Education(3 credits)This course will provide an overview of multicultural teaching and anti-bias education to promote equitable education for alllearners. The student will explore, theorize, and think critically about language practices, ethnicity, race, and culture acrossdiverse settings (e.g. schools & communities). The student will develop a critical understanding of theory and practice as theyfoster student-centered teaching approaches that support linguistically and culturally diverse students. (3 hr. lecture)ENG 2012Literary Theory(3 credits)This course introduces students to the study of literary criticism. Students will discuss, analyze, and write about literature throughthe lens of contemporary critical theory. Prerequisite(s): ENC 1101. (3 hr. lecture)FIL 2951Film Festival Experience(3 credits)An immersive experience in a film festival. Students engage directly with films and filmmakers through their attendance to festivalscreenings and professional panels and discussions. Students become acquainted with a festival’s organization and develop theirprofessional skills by participating as volunteers in a multi-cultural community event. (3 hr. lecture)MAC 1105LCollege Algebra Co-Requisite Lab(1 credit)Students will remediate high school mathematics knowledge to prepare themselves for College Algebra Concepts, whilereinforcing concepts being learned in College Algebra and applying their knowledge to real world applications. Corequisite: MAC1105. (2 hr. lab)MAE 3951Project-Based Learning in Mathematics Education(2 credits)The student will learn and apply the principles of project-based learning by designing and implementing projects to explore realworld problems, questions, and challenges in the field of education. The student will develop their technology, critical, creative,and communication skills by producing products to share their findings and proposed solutions. This course requires approvedclinical hours. (2 hr. lecture)MLS 4193Clinical Molecular Diagnostics(3 credits)Clinical molecular diagnostics course provides an introduction to molecular analysis of biological markers in clinical samples toaid in the diagnosis, monitoring and treatment of diseases. (3 hr. lecture)MLS 4621Clinical Biochemistry(4 credits)This course provides the student with the knowledge and understanding of clinical disorders and how biochemical factors andlaboratory methods are used for the investigation, diagnosis and management of patients. (4 hr. lecture)MLS 4705Laboratory Operations and Management(3 credits)This course provides students with Quality Management skills necessary in the medical laboratory. Students are exposed toorganizational structure along with principles for leadership and managerial decision making and process improvement alongwith different principles used in Laboratory Instrumentation. (3 hr. lecture)MLS 4221Clinical Urinalysis(3 credits)The study of body fluids for physical health and identification of abnormalities in relation to disease states. (3 hr. lecture)MLS 4306Clinical Hematology(3 credits)This course is the study of the composition and function of blood; diseases related to blood disorders. Students will receive thenecessary skills in the application of hematology diagnostic procedures, interpretation, problem solving and correlation oflaboratory findings with disease states. (3 hr. lecture)MLS 4335Clinical Hemostasis(3 credits)This course Provides an overview application of hemostasis (coagulation), as it relates to the medical laboratory. Presentscoagulation laboratory principles with hemostasis diagnostic procedures, interpretation, problem solving and correlation oflaboratory findings and results in accordance to the disease states. (3 hr. lecture)Page 9 of 21

2020-2022 College CatalogErrata SheetMLS 4461CClinical Diagnostic Microbiology(3 credits)Clinical Diagnostic Microbiology provides concepts in bacteriology identification methods, rapid identification methods forparasites and fungi and an overview of virology methodology. (144 hr. clinical)MLS 4506Clinical Immunology(3 credits)Clinical Immunology will provide an overview of immunology concepts and the theory of some immunologic procedures. Theimmunologic manifestation of infectious disease and immune disorders will also be covered. (3 hr. lecture)MLS 4552Clinical Immunohematology(3 credits)The study of concepts related to the blood group systems, blood antigens and antibodies. The student will analyze the principles,procedures and clinical significance of testing in genetics, pre-transfusion testing, adverse effects of transfusions, donor selectionand components, and hemolytic disease of the newborn. (3 hr. lecture)MLS 4630Clinical Chemistry(3 credits)The study of the concepts and principles of Clinical Chemistry. Analytes and lab values are correlated to normal homeostasis anddisease states. (3 hr. lecture)MLS 4196CIN-SITU Hybridization or FISH(3 credits)This course will explore the theoretical concepts used in fluorescence in-situ hybridization (FISH) testing. Commonly used FISHmethodologies, necessary equipment, and the enumeration of FISH signals will also be discussed. (2 hr. lecture, 3 hr. clinical)MLS 4910Advances in Histotechnology Capstone(7 credits)This course will support the educational development of the histotechnology students by providing an opportunity for in-depthlearning in one of the following domains Cytopreparatory techniques; Digital pathology; Electron microscopy; Micro-wave(MOHS) pathology; Ocular pathology histotechnology techniques; which will result in a scholarly project underlying its relevancein today’s advanced pathology laboratories. (7 hr. lecture)MLS 4181CImmunohistochemistry(3 credits)This course introduces the various techniques that are used in the preparation and evaluation of immunohistochemistry slides.Procedures and terminology related to immunohistochemistry are also discussed and strategies for troubleshooting problemsare presented. (2 hr. lecture, 3 hr. clinical)MLS 4195CEnzyme Histochemistry(3 credits)Introduction to advanced techniques and special procedures. Students will learn procedures for, muscle enzyme Histochemistryand molecular histology. The course will include tissue preparation, staining technology, quality control and troubleshooting. (2hr. lecture, 3 hr. clinical)MLS 4198Immunohistochemistry Clinical(5 credits)This clinical course will introduce the students to the basic immunohistochemistry

Miami Dade College is designed to provide students with a well -rounded hands -on education in electrical and c omputer systems. The program emphasizes the application of electrical/electronic and computer hardware and software principles and devices.