Catalog Revisions

Item Section Change Description (Before) Change Description (After) Date of Update - Effective Term
1 Fields of Study (FOS) added sentence: The FOS are not independent awards or credentials. 5/21/2020
2 Fine Arts, Associate of Arts added sentences: The Fine Arts Field of Study offers two distinct tracks for transfer to public university Bachelor of Arts programs in the state of Texas related to Studio Arts or General studies in Art & Design. Students should consult a faculty advisor from the list below to determine the pathway best suited to their goals. The Drama Field of Study (FOS) offers three distinct tracks for transfer to public university Bachelor of Arts programs in the state of Texas related to Performance, Design/Technical, or General Studies in Theatre. Students should consult a faculty advisor from the list below to determine the pathway best suited to their goals. 5/21/2020
3 Speech Speech Select one of the following: SPCH 1311, SPCH 1315, SPCH 1318, SPCH 1321 6/17/2020
4 Construction, Industry, Manufacturing, Transportation Added following awards that previously were restricted to specific student populations in accordance with Veterans Administration guidelines. Heavy Diesel Power, Associate of Applied Science (3DESL-HPW); Heavy Diesel Power, Certificate of Technology (4DESL-HPW); Commercial Electric Construction, Occupational Certificate (4ELEC-CRT); Heavy Diesel Truck Trainee Certificate (4DESL-HTRT); Automotive Technology, Certificate of Technology (4AUTO-TEC) 9/10/2020
5 Medical Imaging, Computed Tomography Removed EMRAD-CT page New rubric: AMRAD-CT 9/10/2020
6 Commercial Electric Construction Occupational Certificate 4ELEC-CRT is discontinued 6ELEC-CEC is a new program 9/10/2020
7 Continuing Education Truck Driving CVOP 1013 126 hours CVOP 1013 120 hours 9/14/2020
8 BIOL BIOL 1311/1111; BIOL 1313/1113 deactivated courses 10/13/2020
9 Student Handbook, 2.0 Definitions 2.10 Hearing: A conference between a charged student and the Dean of Compliance & Judicial Affairs, Compliance Officer or other College official which provides 1) an opportunity for the respondent to respond to allegations of misconduct, 2) an opportunity for the student to present or receive evidence and/or 3) an opportunity to receive notice of, or to respond to, possible sanctions for all alleged misconduct. deleted 2.10; renumbered list 10/15/2020
10 Student Handbook, 2.0 Definitions 2.16 Conduct Appellate Board: Persons appointed by the Campus Provost to conduct a hearing or consider certain appeals from students who have been accused of violating the Student Code. 2.15 Conduct Appellate Board: The Conduct Appellate Board will include persons specifically trained to conduct hearings for students who have been found in violation of the Code of Student Conduct following an investigation. 10/15/2020
11 Student Handbook, 4.0 Disciplinary Procedures 4.0 Disciplinary Procedures original content in Footnote 1 replaced Disciplinary Procedures with Student Conduct Process in Footnote 2 10/15/2020
12 Student Handbook, 5.0 Appeals 5.0 Appeals original text in Footnote 3 deleted 5.0 Appeals 10/15/2020
13 Student Handbook, 6.0 Emergency Suspension Pending a hearing or other disposition of charges against a student, the Provost, Associate Vice Chancellor of Student Services, Dean of Compliance & Judicial Affairs, Deans of Student Development, or their designees may take such immediate interim action as is appropriate to the circumstances. This includes suspending the right of the student to be present on campus and to attend classes or activities. The College administration must undertake an individualized safety and risk analysis and determine whether the student poses an immediate threat to the health or safety of others. The College administration shall promptly send written notice to the student via hand delivery, electronic mail, or first-class US mail. In determining whether an emergency suspension is warranted, the administration shall consider the weight and reliability of the evidence or report of wrongdoing. A student who is suspended on an emergency basis is entitled to a hearing at his or her request utilizing Hearing Procedure B. The hearing shall be held as soon as practicable, generally within 10 working days of the administration’s receipt of the student’s request. deleted 6.0 Emergency Suspension 10/15/2020
14 Student Handbook, Complaint Procedures Original content in Footnote 4 Changed content in Footnote 5 10/15/2020
15 Eye Care Technology Capstone Experience: OPTS 2267 Practicum Capstone Experience: OPTS 2266 Practicum 10/19/2020
16 Fields of Study (FOS) Previous version in Footnote 6 Removed FOS: Communications, Computer Science, Drama, Economics, Fine Arts, Health & Wellness, History, Mathematics 10/22/2020
17 Automotive Technology Auto Tech, Ford Automotive Student Educational Training (ASSET) Program Auto Tech, Ford Automotive Student Service Educational Training (ASSET) Program 10/26/2020
18 Credit for Prior Learning Emergency Medical Technician Emergency Medical Services 11/2/2020
19 Construction, Industry, Manufacturing, Transportation NAUT 2374, NAUT 2375, Practicum Changed course numbers to NAUT 2364 and NAUT 2365; WECM has created these practicums so we do not need local needs courses now 11/4/2020
20 BSN Plan of Study added details for Transfer Courses (34 SCH) 11/05/2020
21 Transfer Credit Previous content in Footnote 7 Revised content in Footnote 7 11/10/2020
22 Admissions Students may request the College to conduct a course-by-course evaluation of official transcripts from regionally accredited colleges and universities or a college or university that has been approved by committee review. For a list of regional accrediting agencies, students may refer to the Transfer Credit section of the catalog. Students may request the College to conduct a course-by-course evaluation of official transcripts from colleges and universities accredited by one of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) Recognized Accreditors. THECB: https://www.highered.texas.gov/institutional-resources-programs/private-postsecondary-institutions/recognition-of-accrediting-agencies/ Recognized Accreditors: https://reportcenter.highered.texas.gov/agency-publication/miscellaneous/private-post-secondary-institution-accrediting-agencies-2018/ 11/10/2020
23 Student Handbook: Student Code of Conduct 3.6 Sexual Harassment, Sexual Assault, Dating Violence, Intimate Partner Violence and Domestic Violence 3.6 Sexual Harassment, Sexual Assault, Dating Violence, and Domestic Violence 11/12/2020
24 Nondestructive Testing Technology Level 2 Certificate 3rd term: NDTE 2439, NDTE 2411; 4th term: NDTE 2440, WLDG 2455 3rd term: NDTE 1454, NDTE 1440; 4th term: NDTE 2411 or WLDG 2455, NDTE 2401 11/16/2020
25 Surgical Technology Information Commission of Accreditation for Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) 25400 U. S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158 Clearwater, Florida 33763 Commission on Accreditation for Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) 9355 - 113th Street N, #7709 Seminole, Florida 33775 11/30/2020
26 Courses A-Z added CJSA 2323 12/9/2020
27 Student Grades & Records Previous version in Footnote 8 Revised version in Footnote 9 12/15/2020
28 Student Handbook, Complaint Procedures, 100 Grade Appeals Previous version in Footnote 9 Revised version in Footnote 10 12/15/2020
29 Associate Degree Nursing Capstone Experience: RNSG 2130 Capstone Experience: RNSG 2121 12/16/2020
30 Handbook: Technology added expectation: Web camera and microphone for online on a schedule classes and to support proctored assessments for online courses as required by the faculty. 1/12/2021