Associate of Science

Associate of Applied Science/Associate of Science – Business and Office Technology

PROGRAM OUTCOMES FOR ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE/ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE IN BUSINESS AND OFFICE TECHNOLOGY:

  1. The student will demonstrate the knowledge of current computer applications:
    1. Microsoft Word
    2. Microsoft Excel
    3. Microsoft Access
  2. The student will demonstrate preparation of routine office correspondence through the use of current computer applications:
    1. Microsoft Word
    2. Microsoft Excel
    3. Microsoft Access
  3. The student will demonstrate knowledge of maintaining accounts and preparing financial statements for a sole proprietorship business.
  4. The student will demonstrate how to work and communicate professionally with employees and the general public.

Associate of Science – Information Technology

PROGRAM OUTCOMES FOR ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE DEGREE IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY:

  1. The student will demonstrate the applications of computer information systems and fundamental computer concepts.
  2. The student will install internal and external options and devices.
  3. The student will configure and enhance the hardware and software of a computer to optimize computer performance.
  4. The student will utilize tools, hardware components, and hardware/software interfacing to troubleshoot personal computer problems.
  5. The student will plan and implement a technical solution for networking in a small business environment.
  6. The student will create IP addressing plans for a small network and implement a network equipment upgrade.
  7. The student will investigate issues and/or solve problems using current topics in computing as well as application of industry trends.
  8. The student will manage and maintain a database, such as SQL or Microsoft Access.
  9. The student will understand the following as related to Visual Basic and/or Java and/or another computer programming language:
    1. how to construct user interfaces for simple programs, and design functional systems;
    2. analyze and construct effective and efficient algorithms and appropriate control structures
    3. effectively use software development tools including editors, compilers, and libraries.

Associate of Science – Environmental Science

PROGRAM OUTCOMES FOR ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE IN ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE:

  1. The student will describe and show competency in the proper use of environmental sampling equipment and current technology in the classroom and in the field according to accepted “Standard Methods”.
  2. The student will describe and show competency to conduct field sampling and monitoring of air, water, soil, and biomass using appropriate sampling equipment according to accepted “Standard Methods”.
  3. The student will describe and show competency to conduct an environmental site assessment.
  4. The student will describe and show competency to describe, orally and in writing, the similarities and differences between traditional and modern views of the Earth.
  5. The student will describe and show competency to demonstrate an understanding of methodology in science research.
  6. The student will describe biological, chemical, and physical influences on environmental media.
  7. The student will describe transport mechanisms for contaminants as they travel through various environmental media.
  8. The student will demonstrate a general knowledge of environmental issues and develop an understanding of environmental impacts resulting from human activities.

Associate of Science – Lakhotiyapi/Dakhotiyapi

PROGRAM OUTCOMES FOR CERTIFICATE/ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE DEGREE IN LAKHOTIYAPI/DAKHOTIYAPI:

  1. The student will demonstrate a knowledge base of the Lakota/Dakota Language using best practices in the following areas:
    1. language acquisition
    2. field methods
    3. practical applications
    4. teaching techniques

Associate of Science – Practical Nursing

PROGRAM OUTCOMES FOR ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE DEGREE IN PRACTICAL NURSING:

  1. The student will practice holistic, safe, technical nursing care in meeting the health care needs of individuals and families across the lifespan, regardless of cultural background.
  2. The student will demonstrate technical level skill in critical thinking, communication, and therapeutic nursing interventions. The student will utilize the nursing process to give culturally focused care.
  3. The student will demonstrate effective promotion of wellness and balance across the lifespan and transitions of living in the present world with individuals, vulnerable populations, and various other professionals in a variety of settings such as community health care agencies, outpatient settings, and long term care settings.
  4. The student will practice within the ethical and legal guidelines of the Nurse Practices Act.
  5. The student will demonstrate leadership skills consistent with the role of a practical nurse in collaboration with registered nurses, advanced practice registered nurses, or licensed practitioners.

Certificate and Associate of Science – Community Health Worker

PROGRAM OUTCOMES FOR CERTIFICATE AND ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE IN COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKER:

  1. The students will access current & reliable research-based health information from the internet as a “life-long” skill.
  2. The student will present health-related information to others in “one-on-one” settings, as well as in small group settings, & large group settings
  3. The student will attend to “health literacy”, that is, prepare and present health information in a way that is respectful of the “learner”, for example, students will be able to effectively adapt health information so it can be understood by an elder, a colleague, a Tribal leader, a child, people with advanced reading levels, and people who have limited reading levels.
  4. The student will adapt general health related information to include its direct application to the American Indian cultural context
  5. The student will document reliably in written and electronic health records
  6. The student will communicate effectively and respectfully
  7. The student will assess different communication styles and adapt their communication style as necessary to meet the needs of potential clients in the community

Associate of Science – Criminal Justice

PROGRAM OUTCOMES FOR ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE DEGREE IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE:

  1. The student will demonstrate a working knowledge of the Constitutional and legal foundations of American law.
  2. The student will demonstrate an understanding of the powers and limitations of Indian law based on federal law and legal precedent.
  3. The student will demonstrate a basic understanding of the various theories of deviant behavior and society’s responses to such behavior.

Associate of Science – Human Service Technician

PROGRAM OUTCOMES FOR ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE DEGREE IN HUMAN SERVICES TECHNICIAN:

  1. The student will demonstrate the ability to effectively communicate with clients and other professionals verbally and in writing.
  2. The student will demonstrate knowledge of social and human service delivery systems and their role within the local and regional community:
    1. Role Identification
    2. Agency Planning, Budgeting, Management
    3. Legal and Ethical
  3. The student will apply systematic procedure to identify problems, provide therapeutic supportive and preventive services.

 

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