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One year certificates are available in certain technical areas as listed on the following pages. Each certificate
requires the completion of all courses listed under that technical certificate’s requirements with a minimum
grade point average of 2.0. Exceptions to program requirements must have the approval of the Dean of the
division and the Vice President of Instruction. The last 15 hours of regular course work must be completed at
the College. If a student plans to complete certificate requirements at the end of any given semester, it will
be necessary for him/her to file an application with the Registrar’s Office no later than the end of the sixth
week of that semester.



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Air Conditioning and Refrigeration

       AC and Refrigeration Gainful Employment Documentation

The one year certificate in Air Conditioning and Refrigeration is designed to prepare students for careers in
this trade. Students will develop and practice skills for servicing, repairing, installing, and sizing air
conditioning and refrigeration equipment for residential applications. All candidates for the Technical
Certificate in Air Conditioning and Refrigeration will be required to take the HVAC Excellence Environmental
Protection Agency Section 608 Certification Exam. Students wishing to enter this program should discuss
their career objectives with the HVAC instructor and/or their advisor to ensure this is the appropriate track for
them.

Requirements:

General Education Requirements:


MA 14073 Mathematical Applications* OR
MA 14043 College Algebra*   -   3

Division Requirements:
CE 11003 Workplace Essentials   -   3

Major Requirements:
HV 17004 Introduction to Air Conditioning   -   4
HV 17013 Tubing, Pipe, and Welding   -   3
HV 17024 HVAC Electricity   -   4
HV 17033 Electrical Components and Motors   -   3
HV 17043 Schematics   -   3
HV 17054 Fundamentals of Gas and Electric Heat   -   4
HV 17073 Residential Systems   -   3
Total Program Credit Hours 30

*Students must earn a “C” or better in one of the required math courses to earn their Technical Certificate from ANC.

Minimum Score Requirement
Math English Reading
ACT 13 11 11
COMPASS 17 19 44





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Automotive Service Technology


       Automotive Service Technology Gainful Employment Documentation

The certificate in Automotive Service Technology is designed to prepare students for careers in this trade.
Students will be provided with the basic fundamentals and skills necessary to enter the field of automotive
mechanics. Students have an opportunity to explore many phases of mechanics, pneumatics, hydraulics,
and electricity. The course instruction is designed so the student will receive maximum benefits, basic
fundamentals and sound shop practices. This is an eighteen-month program. Students wishing to enter this
program should discuss their career objectives with an advisor to ensure this is the appropriate track for
them.

General Education Requirements:
MA 14073 Mathematical Applications* OR
MA 14043 College Algebra*   -   3

Division Requirements:
CE 11003 Workplace Essentials   -   3

Major Requirements:
AS 17006 Engine Performance   -   6
AS 17016 Engine Performance Lab   -   6
AS 17025 Automotive Drive Trains   -   5
AS 17034 Automotive Brake Systems   -   4
AS 17054 Automotive Chassis and Steering   -   4
AS 17064 Automotive Climate Control   -   4
AS 17075 Gasoline Engine Repair   -   5
AS 17088 Automotive Electronics   -   8
TOTAL PROGRAM CREDIT HOURS 48

*Students must earn a “C” or better in one of the required math courses to earn their Technical Certificate from ANC.

Minimum Score Requirement
  Math English Reading
ACT 13 11 11
COMPASS 17 19 44




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Aviation Maintenance


       Aviation Maintenance Gainful Employment Documentation

This program is designed for students who intend to become certified aviation mechanics, but do not wish to
obtain a college degree at this time. Students who successfully complete this program will be eligible to take
the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification exams for Airframe Mechanic, Powerplant Mechanic,
or both (A&P). This program is approved by the FAA, which requires that every single required hour of
instruction be given to each student. Because of this requirement and the vital importance of mechanical
performance, class attendance is an absolute must to remain in good standing in the program. Failure to
attend the classes in accordance with instructor established guidelines may result in dismissal from the
program. The program is divided into three separate segments: general aviation, airframe, and power plant.
The required segments are taken sequentially in an intensive combination of lecture and laboratory learning.
Students may be required to attend classes as many as 30 clock hours per week. Consult with your advisor
each semester to determine an appropriate schedule.

General Aviation Requirements:
AV 15004 Aviation Math & Physics   -   4
AV 15033 Aircraft Electricity I   -   3
AV 15142 Aircraft Drawing & Weighing   -   2
AV 15014 Aircraft Structures I   -   4
AV 15023 Aviation Fundamentals   -   3
Total Credit Hours 16

Airframe Requirements:

AV 15076 Aircraft Structures II   -   6
AV 15083 Aircraft Assembly & Rigging   -   3
AV 15153 Aircraft Welding & Painting   -   3
AV 15054 Aircraft Electricity II   -   4
AV 15114 Aircraft Hydraulics & Pneumatics   -   4
AV 15103 Aircraft Instruments   -   3
AV 15162 Aircraft Ice & Atmosphere   -   2
AV 15172 Aircraft Fuel & Fire   -   2
AV 15183 Airframe Inspection   -   3
Total Credit Hours 30

Powerplant Requirements:

AV 25007 Reciprocating Engines   -   7
AV 25015 Turbine Engines   -   5
AV 25074 Powerplant Support Systems   -   4
AV 25084 Powerplant Electrical Systems   -   4
AV 25023 Aircraft Lubrication & Cooling   -   3
AV 25093 Propellers   -   3
AV 25103 Powerplant Inspection   -   3
Total Credit Hours 29
Total Program Credit Hours 75


Minimum Score Requirement
  Math English Reading
ACT 11 11 11
COMPASS 17 19 44




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Dental Assisting Technology


       Dental Assisting Technology Gainful Employment Documentation

 

The one year certificate in Dental Assisting Technology is designed to train dental assistants with the knowledge to perform the technical duties in all areas of the modern dental office. The Dental Assisting Technology program is based on a science-oriented program of study and skill development offered at the post-secondary level that requires critical thinking, psychomotor skills, and ethical reasoning. The program consists of formal training needed to assist the dentist in the dental operatory, the laboratory, and the dental business office. Upon successful program completion, students are eligible to sit for the Dental Assisting National Board certification and to apply for registration with the Arkansas State Board of Dental Examiners. The program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association. Students must provide recent COMPASS/ASSET/ACT scores that meet the minimum required skill level. All recommended Academic Strengthening (College Prep) courses must be completed prior to admission into the program. Students wishing to enter this program should discuss their career objectives with an advisor to ensure this is the appropriate track for them. Program applicants must be 18 years old and have a high school diploma or have earned a GED. Students will be chosen for the program based on selective admission criteria. Refer to Dental Assisting Information Guidelines located on the ANC Allied Health Website.

This program of study includes special program fees beyond current tuition and college fees.

Requirements:
Fall Semester

DA 19003 Chairside Assisting I   -   3
DA 19011 Dental Science   -   1
DA 19022 Dental Biomedical Science   -   2
DA 19033 Dental Materials I   -   3
DA 19042 Dental Clinical Science I   -   2
DA 19052 Dental Radiology I   -   2
DA 19061 Preventive Dentistry   -   1

EN 10013 Technical Communications OR
EN 12003 English Composition I   -   3
Total Credit Hours 17


Spring Semester

DA 19073 Chairside Assisting II   -   3
DA 19082 Dental Materials II   -   2
DA 19093 Dental Clinical Science II   -   3
DA 19102 Dental Radiology II   -   2
DA 19112 Dental Clinical Experience I   -   2
DA 19123 Dental Clinical Experience II   -   3
Total Credit Hours 15


Summer Semester

DA 19136 Dental Clinical Experience III   -   6

Total Program Credit Hours 38

Minimum Score Requirement
  Math English Reading
ACT 14 14 14
COMPASS 21 39 64


 

 

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Paramedic


       Paramedic Gainful Employment Documentation

The 12 month Paramedic Technical Certificate Program provides education and training to EMT’s in
advanced pre-hospital care. This program meets the requirements of the Arkansas Department of Health,
Section of Emergency Medical Services and is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied
Health Education Programs (CAAHEP). The program combines didactic, clinical and field experiences to
provide the Paramedic student with the diversity of knowledge necessary to function effectively as a
professional provider of advanced life support outside of the hospital environment. Students wishing to
apply to the Paramedic Program should discuss their career objectives with an Advisor within the Allied
Health Department to ensure this is the appropriate program to meet their career goals.
Course Requirements for the Paramedic Technical Certificate Program:


Spring Semester
AH 16093 Introduction to Anatomy & Physiology   -   3
EM 18017 Preparatory for Paramedics   -   7
EM 18046 Medical Emergencies for Paramedics I with Lab   -   6


Summer Semesters I & II
EM 18054 Medical Emergencies for Paramedics II with Lab   -   4
EM 18063 Medical Emergencies Clinical   -   3
EM 18074 Trauma for Paramedics with Lab   -   4
EM 18092 Paramedic Field Clinical   -   2


Fall Semester
EM 18103 Special Consideration for Paramedics with Lab   -   3
EM 18123 Ambulance Operations for Paramedics with Lab   -   3
EM 18132 Ambulance Operations Clinical   -   2
EM 18146 Field Internship   -   6
Total Program Credits: 43-hours


Program Admission Requirements:

Admission to the Arkansas Northeastern College Paramedic Program is selective. In order to be
considered for admission applicants must meet the following minimum criteria:

  • Be a minimum of 18 years of age.

  • Be a high school graduate or completed GED certificate.

  • Successful completion of approved DOT Basic EMT course or state/national certification at the
    EMT-B level.

  • Current CPR certification (AHA Healthcare Provider).

  • Must meet minimal acceptance scores on COMPASS (taken within the last calendar year).

  • Complete ANC application and Paramedic Program application packet.

  • Refer to Paramedic Information Guidelines located on the ANC Allied Health webs page for
    additional admission requirements and program application.

 

Minimum Score Requirement
  Math English Reading
ACT 15 14 14
COMPASS 27 39 64

 

 

 

 


 

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Patient Care Technology

 

The Patient Care Technology (PCT) Program is designed to provide education and training to individuals interested in a technical career in healthcare. Students in the PCT Program will gain the knowledge, clinical skills and work habits required to pursue a position in a variety of healthcare settings such as hospitals, long-term care facilities, medical offices and labs. PCT’s are part of the healthcare team and are qualified to work under the supervision of licensed professional personnel and alongside other healthcare providers. The role of the PCT includes duties traditionally performed by staff from several different departments such as nursing, phlebotomy, EKG and respiratory. There is a need for cross-trained healthcare workers in all types of healthcare facilities.

Requirements:
NA 16006 Nursing Assistant   -   6

AH 16001 Medical Terminology   -   1
OR
OT 21093 Medical Terminology for Transcription   -   3

AH 16006 Phlebotomy   -   6

*AH-16093 Introduction to Anatomy & Physiology   -   3
OR
AH 16084 Body Structure and Function   -   4
OR
BI 24003/BI 24011 Anatomy Physiology I with Lab   -   4
AND
BI 24023/BI 24031 Anatomy & Physiology II with Lab   -   4

AH 16053 Introduction to ECG and Rhythm Strip Monitoring   -   3
AH 16044 Patient Medical Record & Clerical Principles   -   4
AH 16064 **Patient Care Technician (Advanced Concepts & Skills)   -   4
AH 16023 **Patient Care Technician Practicum   -   3
Total Credit Hours 30-37


**Capstone Courses: All other courses above are prerequisites. Both courses are co-requisite courses and must be taken together.


* Students may substitute both Anatomy and Physiology I & II with Labs (8 credit hours) or Body Structure and Function (4 credit hours) for the required Introduction to Anatomy & Physiology (3 credit hours).



Program Admission Criteria Admission to the Arkansas Northeastern College PCT Program is selective. In order to be considered for admission to the program, applicants must meet the following minimum criteria:

  • Be at least 18 years of age.

  • High School graduate or GED certificate.

  • Complete ANC admission application and PCT Program application process.

  • Attend mandatory orientation for PCT.

  • Complete the PCT Application & Statement of Responsibility located in the PCT Information Guidelines.

  • Have a cumulative 2.0 minimum grade point average on previous college courses.

  • Recent COMPASS scores (taken within the last year) which meet the minimum skill level. COMPASS scores will be used as selection criteria. Any recommended developmental course must be completed prior to entering the Patient Care Technology Program.

  • Refer to Information Guidelines for detailed admission and selection criteria.

Minimum Score Requirement
  Math English Reading
ACT 14 14 14
COMPASS 21 39 64


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Practical Nursing


       Practical Nursing Gainful Employment Documentation

The technical certificate in Practical Nursing (PN) is a ten and one-half (10.5) month program approved by the
Arkansas State Board of Nursing and prepares individuals for the practice of Licensed Practical Nursing. This
program integrates clinical experience with classroom theory. Students obtain clinical experience in acute care hospitals, long-term care facilities, doctor’s offices, and public schools, etc. The PN Program is offered at the ANC Main Campus, Blytheville and Paragould Center each year beginning in August. Students wishing to enter this program should discuss their career objectives with an advisor to ensure this is the appropriate program for them.


The Practical Nursing Program has selective admission criteria. Students must score a 100 or greater on the PAXPN Exam and have a minimal grade point average of 2.0 on all college or prerequisite courses. A grade of “C” or above is required in all academic courses required for the Technical Certificate in Practical Nursing. Refer to the Practical Nursing Information Guidelines located on the ANC Allied Health website for additional information and admission process.


Prerequisites:
MA 14023 Mathematical Applications for Allied Health   -   3
OR
MA 14043 College Algebra   -   3


AH 16084 Body Structure & Function   -   4
OR
BI 24003/24011 Anatomy & Physiology I with Lab   -   4
AND
BI 24023/24031 Anatomy & Physiology II with Lab   -   4

 


Requirements: (All cohort courses are progressive and must be taken in sequence)
Fall Semester

PN 16051 Care of the Geriatric Patient   -   1
PN 16161 Nutrition I   -   1
PN 16025 Basic Nursing Principles and Skills I   -   5
PN 16035 Basic Nursing Principles and Skills II   -   5
PN 16042 Pharmacology I   -   2
PN 16072 Nursing of Children   -   2
PN 16085 Practical Nursing Clinical I   -   5
Total Credit Hours 21


Spring Semester

PN 16092 Nursing of Mothers and Infants   -   2
PN 16103 Pharmacology II   -   3
PN 16185 Medical/Surgical I   -   5
PN 16195 Medical/Surgical II   -   5
PN 16126 Practical Nursing Clinical II   -   6
Total Credit Hours 21


Summer I Semester

PN 16152 Practical Nursing Clinical III   -   2
PN 16203 Leadership and Management   -   3
Total Credit Hours 5
Total Program Credit Hours 54

 

 

Minimum Score Requirement
  Math English Reading
ACT 15 15 15
COMPASS 27 49 70

 


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Welding


       Welding Gainful Employment Documentation

The one year certificate in Welding is designed for students wishing to secure marketable welding skills.
Through an organized progression of steps, the student builds ability with the different welding processes
offered. Progression is competency based. Students will achieve different levels of expertise, determined
by their interest, aptitude, and participation in class. Welder Qualification is available. All structural
qualification testing will be done in accordance with American Welding Society Structural code D1.1. All
pipe qualifications will adhere to Section 1X of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers welding
code.

Requirements:
First Semester

MA 14073 Mathematical Applications OR
MA 14043 College Algebra   -   3

WE17001 Oxygen/Acetylene Safety and Orientation   -   1
WE17013 Blueprint Reading for Welders   -   3
WE17094 SMAW Structural Welding (Partial Joint Penetration)   -   4
WE17104 SMAW Structural Welding (Complete Joint Penetration)   -   4


Second Semester
CE 11003 Workplace Essentials   -   3
Approved Electives* 12


Approved Electives*
WE17064 Gas Metal Arc Welding   -   4
WE17074 Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Manufacturing   -   4
WE17084 Flux Cored Arc Welding   -   4
WE17034 Shield Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) Pipe Welding   -   4
WE17044 Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Pipe Welding   -   4
Total Program Credit Hours 30



Minimum Score Requirement
  Math English Reading
ACT 11 11 11
COMPASS below 17 19 44




 


 

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