Descriptions and credit recommendations for all evaluated learning experiences
September 2015 - December 2018.
Students will be abel to: journalize an opening entry; interpret information contained in source documents; follow principles of double-entry bookkeeping in the journalizing process; record entries in special journals; total and post special journals; adjust for bad debts using direct write-off or allowance methods; analyze transactions involving owners’ equity; post from special journals to general and subsidiary ledger accounts; demonstrate understanding of multicolumn ledgers and computerized posting methods; use appropriate posting references; prove accuracy of posting to ensure entries are in balance; calculate employee earnings; enter payroll data in a payroll earnings record; demonstrate familiarity with electronic payroll data entry; complete a payroll register; prepare a payroll check and check stub with appropriate information; record information found on W-4 forms in employee data section; calculate appropriate employee payroll taxes and employer payroll tax liabilities; determine appropriate deposit dates, documentation, and prepare quarterly state and federal tax forms; journalize payroll entries at end of earnings period in appropriate journals; complete check stubs and checks; enter appropriate data on a deposit slip; reconcile a bank statement; follow up on outstanding checks, including voiding and/or reissuing checks; use online and electronic banking procedures and credit cards and/or debit cards; manage multiple bank accounts and transactions; reconcile and replenish petty cash funds; demonstrate knowledge of a merchandise inventory account; analyze effects on accounts by the purchase of merchandise; calculate the cost of merchandise sold; prepare adjusting entries based on physical inventory; calculate costs for obsolete or shrinkage of inventory; complete 8 or 10 column worksheets; prepare necessary financial statements from a completed worksheet; verify financial statements against worksheets for accuracy; record and post adjusting and closing entries; locate and correct accounting errors; prepare post-closing trial balance from general ledger; identify and locate appropriate business forms used in bookkeeping and/or accounting; apply procedures for using electronic data for various bookkeeping and/or accounting purposes; demonstrate ability to use calculator, adding machine, and computer; generate and interpret charts and graphs; generate and interpret spreadsheets; identify internal controls for sensitive source documents and internal controls for e-commerce; use internal controls for the protection of company assets; practice confidentiality and ethics; use terminology relating to accounting; identify careers in accounting; exhibit understanding of regulatory bodies; compare and contrast cash or accrual accounting; differentiate between proprietorship, partnership, corporation, and departmental accounting procedures; Record accounting entries for installment payment systems; Calculate the amount of uncollectible accounts through aging of accounts receivable; Exhibit understanding of stocks, declarations, and payment of dividends; calculate and record depreciation and amortization; and calculate and analyze financial ratios. Performance Component: Journal Entries (27%), Posting Verification (10%), Payroll (12%), Complete Worksheet (7%), Financial Statements (14%), Ratio and Partial Horizontal Analysis (10%), and Advanced Journal Entries (20%).
NOCTI teacher exams assess individuals' technical knowledge and skills in an online proctored proficiency examination format. These assessments are used in a large number of states as part of the teacher licensing/certification process as they assess competency in all aspects of a particular industry.
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Accounting (9/15).
September 2008 - December 2018.
Students will be able to: demonstrate positive safety attitudes and responsibilities; define basic emergency procedures, equipment safety systems and consumer liability issues associated with them; demonstrate structural and environmental safety; exhibit knowledge and proficiency of shielded metal arc welding (SMAW) procedures and gas metal arc welding (GMAW) procedures; exhibit knowledge and proficiency of gas cutting and welding procedures; exhibit knowledge and proficiency of plastic welding procedures; exhibit knowledge of milling machines, lathes, grinders, and saws; exhibit knowledge and proficiency of fluid power system; exhibit knowledge and proficiency of engine system; exhibit knowledge and proficiency of electrical system; exhibit knowledge and proficiency of power train system; service and maintain machines and equipment; identify and analyze machines and equipment components; troubleshoot and diagnose machines and equipment; disassemble and reassemble machines and equipment, test operation, and make adjustments as necessary; solve problems to determine voltage, amperage, resistances, and wattages; exhibit knowledge and show proficiency with use of a voltmeter, ohmmeter, ammeter, or wattmeter; exhibit knowledge and proficiency of structural wiring; disassemble, clean, and reassemble electric motors; exhibit knowledge and proficiency of plumbing procedures; demonstrate knowledge of framing process and identify appropriate building materials; calculate board feet and cost of materials; demonstrate knowledge of concrete structures; read and interpret blueprints and plans; demonstrate knowledge of roofing and ventilation systems; complete a bill of materials; calculate cost of a project; accurately record and interpret nameplate information; calculate cost of operating equipment; establish and maintain effective business strategies and interpersonal communication skills; calculate, maintain, and analyze accurate business records; display knowledge of basic information management skills; set up and adjust field survey equipment; calculate, measure, maintain, and analyze data from field survey; complete differential or profile leveling problem; read and interpret maps including property, township, zoning, and topographical maps; demonstrate familiarity with national environmental agencies such as Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), or Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ); examine career opportunities in the agriculture power and systems technologies; identify advanced training or post secondary education needed for careers in agriculture power and systems technologies; demonstrate knowledge of personal characteristics important to specific occupations in power and systems technologies. Performance Component: Horizontal Square Groove Butt Weld - SMAW (22%); Oxyacetylene Cutting (19%); Troubleshoot and Diagnose a Gas Engine (20%); Install a Switch to Control a Light (12%); Mark a Common Rafter (16%); Set-up and Instrument Leveling of the Farm Level (11%).
NOCTI and NBS exams assess individuals' end-of-program knowledge and skills in an online proctored proficiency examination format. In addition, some programs administer a NOCTI/NBS performance component test to assess application of skills.
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Agricultural Mechanics or Agricultural Maintenance (11/13).
September 2015 - December 2018.
Demonstrate professional work habits; Demonstrate the ability to organize, implement, and troubleshoot specific tasks; Demonstrate the ability to work in teams and as an individual; Define biotechnology and its role;Demonstrate knowledge of the history of biotechnology; Describe the life cycle of biotechnology product development; Identify the application of the biotechnology industry; Describe careers in biotechnology; Demonstrate competency in validating and using laboratory equipment; Demonstrate competency in using computer office applications; Perform basic laboratory math skills; Apply statistical analysis to interpret data; Demonstrate the ability to use the scientific method; Properly prepare buffers and solutions; Demonstrate the concepts of recombinant technology; Demonstrate the principles of DNA isolation; Perform Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR); Perform electrophoresis; Perform separation techniques; Explain and perform aseptic technique; Demonstrate the concepts of microbial culture; Demonstrate the concept of mammalian cell culture; Demonstrate the concept of laboratory automation; Perform basic spectrophotometer assays; Demonstrate the knowledge of bioethics; Demonstrate the knowledge of professional ethics; Demonstrate general requirements for laboratory safety; Identify and use personal protective equipment; Demonstrate ability to implement safety protocols; Follow SDS guidelines for handling, storage, and disposal of hazardous material; Demonstrate knowledge of safety regulatory agencies, such as OSHA; Perform documentation according to regulatory agency standards; Demonstrate an ability to maintain records in accordance with Intellectual Property Law; Document lab activities and findings according to guidelines; Use laboratory glassware; Use volumetric equipment; Use electrophoresis equipment; Use a spectrophotometer; Use balances; Demonstrate knowledge of autoclaves; Use centrifuges; Use pH meters; Demonstrate knowledge of thermocyclers; Use microscopes; Demonstrate knowledge of laboratory hoods for worker protection; Demonstrate knowledge of temperature regulating devices (water baths, incubators); Demonstrate knowledge of chromatographic equipment. Performance Component:Colony Isolation and Streaking Bacteria (27%), Using Volumetric Equipment: Using Micropipettes (17%), Using Volumetric Equipment: Serological Pipettes (11%), Making a Molar Solution (18%), Making a Dilution and Using a Spectrophotometer (17%), and Generating and Utilizing a Standard Curve (10%).
NOCTI teacher exams assess an individual’s technical knowledge and skills in an online proctored proficiency examination format. These assessments are used in a large number of states as part of the teacher licensing/certification process as they assess competency in all aspects of a particular industry.
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Biotechnology(9/15).